THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE FELL IN ALL OF ILLINOIS’ 14 METRO AREAS LAST MONTH.
In Danville the jobless rate fell to 7.4 percent, an improvement from 8.4 percent last year. In the city of Champaign, it was 4 percent, a drop from 4.5 percent. In the city of Urbana, it was 4.8 percent, an improvement from 5.2 percent last year. In Champaign County, the unemployment rate is 4.5 percent, a marginal improvement from 4.6 percent. In Vermilion County, the rate is 5.9, opposed to 6.8 percent in 2017