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Indiana Labor Market Review – June 2022

Indiana Labor Market Review – June 2022

August 24, 2022

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Indiana Labor Market Review

June Data - August Reporting

A RESOURCE PROVIDED FOR EMPLOYERS IN THE GREATER MICHIANA AREA

Economic Growth Region 2

Statistical Data Report for June 2022, Released Aug 2022

State Unemployment and Unemployment

Unemployment rates were lower in June in 10 states and the District of Columbia, higher in 2 states, and stable in 38 states, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported. Indiana and Montana had the only rate increases (+0.2 percentage point each). Thirty-eight states had jobless rates that were not notably different from those of a month earlier, though some had changes that were at least as large numerically as the significant changes.

All 50 states and the district had jobless rate decreases from a year earlier. The national unemployment rate remained at 3.6 percent but was 2.3 percentage points lower than in June 2021.

Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 13 states, decreased in 2 states, and was essentially unchanged in 35 states and the District of Columbia in June 2022. The largest job gains occurred in Texas (+82,500), Tennessee (+32,300), and Florida (+30,600). The largest percentage increase occurred in Tennessee (+1.0 percent), followed by Montana (+0.9 percent) and Oklahoma and Texas (+0.6 percent each). Employment decreased in West Virginia (-7,400, or -1.0 percent) and Alaska (-2,400, or -0.8 percent). Over the year, nonfarm payroll employment increased in 47 states and the district and was essentially unchanged in 3 states.

Economic Growth Region (EGR) 2

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

Unemployment Rates by State (Seasonally Adjusted): June 2022

U.S. – 3.6%

Illinois – 4.5%

Indiana – 2.4%

Kentucky – 3.7%

Michigan – 4.3%

Ohio – 3.9%

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

#18 – St. Joseph (3.5%)

#35 – Fulton (3.1%)

#70 – Marshall (2.6%)

#79 – Kosciusko (2.5%)

#86 – Elkhart (2.3%)

Unemployment Claims: June 2022

REGION 2

Initial Claims

06/04/2022 – 340(D)

06/11/22 – 380

06/18/22 – 362

06/25/22 – 434(D)

Continued Claims

06/04/22 – 927

06/11/22 – 937

06/18/22 – 953

06/25/22 – 904

Total Claims

06/04/22 – 1,267

06/11/22 – 1,317

06/18/22 – 1,315

06/25/22 – 1,338

State of Indiana

Initial Claims

06/04/22 – 3,315

06/11/22 – 3,626

06/18/22 – 4,314

06/25/22 – 3,839

Continued Claims

06/04/22 – 17,104

06/11/22 – 16,103

06/18/22 – 17,881

06/25/22 – 17,273

Total Claims

06/04/22 – 20,419

06/11/22 – 19,729

06/18/22 – 22,195

06/25/22 – 21, 112

Elkhart-Goshen MSA Table
South Bend - Mishawaka MSA Table
South Bend Mishawaka MSA Bar Chart
Indiana Frequent Jobs Listing
Indiana Top 20 Job Posting list

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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