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Indiana Labor Market Review – July 2022

Indiana Labor Market Review – July 2022

September 16, 2022

Jacqueline Barton

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Indiana Labor Market Review

July Data - September Reporting

A RESOURCE PROVIDED FOR EMPLOYERS IN THE GREATER MICHIANA AREA

Economic Growth Region 2

Statistical Data Report for July 2022, Released September 2022

State Unemployment and Unemployment

Unemployment rates were lower in July in 14 states and the District of Columbia, higher in 3 states, and stable in 33 states, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported. All 50 states and the District had jobless rate decreases from a year earlier. Three states had unemployment rate increases: Indiana (+0.2 percentage point) and Montana and Nebraska (+0.1 point each). The national unemployment rate edged down to 3.5 percent over the month and was 1.9 percentage points lower than in July 2021.

Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 20 states, decreased in 2 states, and was essentially unchanged in 28 states and the District of Columbia in July 2022. The largest job gains occurred in California (+84,800), Florida (+73,800), and Texas (+72,800). The largest percentage increase occurred in Hawaii (+1.3 percent), followed by Arkansas and Missouri (+0.9 percent each). Employment decreased in Tennessee (-12,400, or -0.4 percent) and Kentucky (-11,400, or -0.6 percent). Over the year, nonfarm payroll employment increased in 43 states and the District and was essentially unchanged in 7 states. The largest job increases occurred in California (+740,000), Texas (+736,700), and Florida (+437,800). The largest percentage increases occurred in Texas (+5.8 percent), Nevada (+5.7 percent), and Florida (+4.9 percent).

Economic Growth Region (EGR) 2

Elkhart, Fulton, Kosciusko, Marshall and St. Joseph Counties

Unemployment Rates by State (Seasonally Adjusted): June 2022

U.S. – 3.5%

Illinois – 4.4%

Indiana – 2.6%

Kentucky – 3.7%

Michigan – 4.2%

Ohio – 3.9%

Unemployment Rank by County (of 92 Counties): June 2022

#15 – St. Joseph (3.9%)

#41 – Fulton (3.2%)

#68 – Marshall (2.9%)

#69 – Kosciusko (2.9%)

#78 – Elkhart (2.7%)

Unemployment Claims: June 2022

REGION 2

Initial Claims

07/02/22 – 967

07/09/22 – 1,476

07/16/22 – 789(D)

07/23/22 – 532(D)

07/30/22 – 506

Continued Claims

07/02/22 – 527

07/09/22 -1,063

07/16/22 – 1,091

07/23/22 – 1,110

07/30/22 – 1,214

Total Claims

07/02/22 – 1494

07/09/22 – 2,539

07/16/22 – 1,880

07/23/22 – 1,642

State of Indiana

Initial Claims

07/04/22 – 4,914

07/09/22 – 7,148

07/16/22 – 5,283

07/23/22 – 4,013

Continued Claims

07/02/22 – 20,501

07/09/22 – 19,411

07/16/22 – 18,113

07/23/22 – 19,488

07/30/22 – 17,703

Total Claims

07/02/22 – 25,415

07/09/22 – 26,559

07/16/22 – 23,396

07/23/22 – 23,501

07/30/22 – 21,739

July Elkhart-Goshen MSA
Elkhart-Goshen MSA Trends
July South Bend-Mishawaka MSA Trends
July Job Postings
July Average Weekly Hours

Questions?

Please contact the DWD Representative below:

Kathy Jaworski

Regional Labor Analyst

Research and Analysis

Indiana Department of Workforce Development

(219) 841-6347

kjaworski@dwd.in.gov

Disclaimer

All information reported was provided by the Indiana Department of Workforce Development.  The Indiana Labor Market Review is published monthly and can be obtained by contacting your DWD Representative

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