Allen County unemployment at 2.7%

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Northeast Indiana keeps doing well when it comes to unemployment.

Wells County has the lowest unemployment rate in our area for September at 2.1%, with LaGrange, Steuben, and Adams Counties all coming in at 2.2%, with Kosciusko, DeKalb, Whitley, and Wabash Counties close behind, according to the Indiana Department of Workforce Development.

Allen County clocks in at 2.7%, and Grant and Delaware Counties have the highest jobless rate in our area at 3.2%. The state average is 2.8%.

Construction and government jobs saw the biggest gains, while the and leisure and hospitality sectors saw the biggest losses.

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