THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE FELL IN NEARLY ALL THE STATE’S METRO AREAS LAST MONTH.
The jobless rates in Champaign County held steady. It was at 4.5% in both the county and the city of Champaign. In the city of Urbana, it held steady at 4.7 percent. The unemployment rate dropped in Vermilion County. The County rate is 5.9%, a drop from 6.8%. The city of Danville dropped to 6.9%. It had been at 8.2%.