THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE IS DOWN IN ALL ILLINOIS METRO AREAS FOR THE SECOND MONTH IN A ROW.
The jobless rate in the city of Danville fell to 5.1 percent. It was 6.3% a year ago. In Vermilion County, unemployment stands at 4.8, down from 5.6 last year. In Champaign County the rate is 3.2, down slightly from 3.6% last year. In the city of Urbana it is 2.9%, down from 3.6. In the city of Champaign, unemployment was 3.2 % in April. It was 3.6% last year.