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Terre Haute, Indiana Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Terre Haute fell 0.0 percentage points in September 2022 to 3.5%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.7 percentage points higher than the Indiana rate. The unemployment rate in Terre Haute peaked in April 2020 at 16.2% and is now 12.7 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 2.5% in March 2022, the unemployment rate has now grown by 1.0 percentage points. You can also compare Terre Haute unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate September 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
National 3.5% -0.2 -1.2
Indiana 2.8% 0.0 -0.3
Terre Haute 3.5% 0.0 0.0
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with September 2022 data as October metro level unemployment data has not yet been released.

Unemployment Rate: Terre Haute, Indiana, National

Terre Haute, Indiana monthly unemployment rate chart

Note: Recessions shown in gray.

Terre Haute, Indiana Unemployed

The number of people unemployed in Terre Haute peaked in April 2020 at 11,522. There are now 8,979 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. From a recent trough of 1,795 in March 2022, the number of unemployed has now grown by 748. Terre Haute employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Terre Haute, Indiana) is also available.

Unemployed Persons September 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
Terre Haute 2,543 +23 +70

Number of Unemployed Persons

Terre Haute, Indiana Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Indiana
Unemployment Rate
Terre Haute
Unemployment Rate
Terre Haute
Unemployed
October
2022
3.7%
September
2022
3.5% 2.8% 3.5% 2,543
August
2022
3.7% 2.8% 3.5% 2,520
July
2022
3.5% 2.6% 3.3% 2,375
June
2022
3.6% 2.4% 2.9% 2,134
May
2022
3.6% 2.2% 2.7% 1,962
April
2022
3.6% 2.2% 2.6% 1,844
March
2022
3.6% 2.2% 2.5% 1,795
February
2022
3.8% 2.3% 2.6% 1,821
January
2022
4.0% 2.4% 2.8% 1,978
December
2021
3.9% 2.7% 3.2% 2,240
November
2021
4.2% 2.7% 3.1% 2,224

1. Metro area unemployment rates are now seasonally adjusted. The BLS has started publishing smoothed seasonally adjusted metropolitan area data which makes comparisons to state and national data more relevant than the unadjusted numbers.