UNEMPLOYMENT RATE DROPS IN TIPPECANOE COUNTY: 10th BEST IN INDIANA
Tippecanoe County's unemployment rate dropped to 7.6% which is the lowest unemployment experienced since December of 2008 for the Greater Lafayette area.
In order to be considered unemployed an individual must be at least 16 years old AND trying to find employment.
The road to economic recovery has been a slow process for the Lafayette area.
West Lafayette has a 4.9% unemployment rate and Lafayette's was almost double that at 8.6%.