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Back data 
Apr 2023 
Feb 2024 
Mar 2024 
Apr 2024 
Apr 2023 to Apr 2024 


Net change 
Percent change 

166,678  167,426  167,895  167,982  1,304  0.8  
(r)35,082.6  35,203.2  35,213.6  35,245.1  (r)162.4  (r)0.5  
Illinois 
(r)6,414.6  6,477.4  6,487.0  (p)6,496.2  (p)(r)81.7  (p)(r)1.3  
Indiana 
(r)3,398.8  3,389.4  3,380.8  (p)3,378.9  (p)(r)19.9  (p)(r)0.6  
Iowa 
(r)1,713.9  1,700.9  1,696.9  (p)1,694.1  (p)(r)19.8  (p)(r)1.2  
Kansas 
(r)1,514.9  1,505.7  1,505.4  (p)1,506.7  (p)(r)8.2  (p)(r)0.5  
Michigan 
(r)4,984.3  5,042.5  5,047.0  (p)5,051.4  (p)(r)67.1  (p)(r)1.3  
Minnesota 
(r)3,105.8  3,094.7  3,097.7  (p)3,101.4  (p)(r)4.4  (p)(r)0.1  
Missouri 
(r)3,081.7  3,100.6  3,104.0  (p)3,112.5  (p)(r)30.8  (p)(r)1.0  
Nebraska 
(r)1,054.4  1,054.9  1,054.6  (p)1,054.6  (p)(r)0.2  (p)(r)0.0  
North Dakota 
(r)417.2  417.6  417.8  (p)418.3  (p)(r)1.1  (p)(r)0.3  
Ohio 
(r)5,787.1  5,796.6  5,801.0  (p)5,808.7  (p)(r)21.5  (p)(r)0.4  
South Dakota 
(r)479.6  481.5  481.4  (p)481.5  (p)(r)1.9  (p)(r)0.4  
Wisconsin 
(r)3,124.2  3,143.5  3,140.0  (p)3,139.5  (p)(r)15.3  (p)(r)0.5  
Source: Local Area Unemployment Statistics 
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Back data 
Apr 2023 
Feb 2024 
Mar 2024 
Apr 2024 
Apr 2023 to Apr 2024 


Net change 
Percent change 

5,715  6,458  6,429  6,492  777  13.6  
(r)1,147.1  1,255.7  1,261.1  1,277.0  (r)129.9  (r)11.3  
Illinois 
(r)267.4  308.9  312.2  (p)313.2  (p)(r)45.8  (p)(r)17.1  
Indiana 
(r)108.3  118.0  119.1  (p)121.5  (p)(r)13.3  (p)(r)12.2  
Iowa 
(r)47.7  50.2  48.7  (p)47.2  (p)(r)0.5  (p)(r)1.1  
Kansas 
(r)40.7  39.9  40.8  (p)42.1  (p)(r)1.3  (p)(r)3.3  
Michigan 
(r)180.3  198.4  194.5  (p)195.5  (p)(r)15.2  (p)(r)8.4  
Minnesota 
(r)88.5  84.2  84.2  (p)85.2  (p)(r)3.3  (p)(r)3.7  
Missouri 
(r)88.6  103.0  103.7  (p)105.4  (p)(r)16.8  (p)(r)19.0  
Nebraska 
(r)21.5  26.5  26.3  (p)26.1  (p)(r)4.7  (p)(r)21.7  
North Dakota 
(r)7.8  8.2  8.2  (p)8.4  (p)(r)0.6  (p)(r)7.8  
Ohio 
(r)197.3  214.1  220.2  (p)229.6  (p)(r)32.3  (p)(r)16.3  
South Dakota 
(r)9.2  10.0  9.9  (p)9.7  (p)(r)0.5  (p)(r)6.0  
Wisconsin 
(r)84.9  95.6  93.0  (p)91.7  (p)(r)6.8  (p)(r)8.0  
Source: Local Area Unemployment Statistics 
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Back data 
Apr 2023 
Feb 2024 
Mar 2024 
Apr 2024 
Net change Apr 2023 to Apr 2024 

3.4  3.9  3.8  3.9  0.5  
(r)3.3  3.6  3.6  3.6  (r)0.3  
Illinois 
(r)4.2  4.8  4.8  (p)4.8  (p)(r)0.6  
Indiana 
(r)3.2  3.5  3.5  (p)3.6  (p)(r)0.4  
Iowa 
(r)2.8  3.0  2.9  (p)2.8  (p)(r)0.0  
Kansas 
(r)2.7  2.7  2.7  (p)2.8  (p)(r)0.1  
Michigan 
(r)3.6  3.9  3.9  (p)3.9  (p)(r)0.3  
Minnesota 
(r)2.8  2.7  2.7  (p)2.7  (p)(r)0.1  
Missouri 
(r)2.9  3.3  3.3  (p)3.4  (p)(r)0.5  
Nebraska 
(r)2.0  2.5  2.5  (p)2.5  (p)(r)0.5  
North Dakota 
(r)1.9  2.0  2.0  (p)2.0  (p)(r)0.1  
Ohio 
(r)3.4  3.7  3.8  (p)4.0  (p)(r)0.6  
South Dakota 
(r)1.9  2.1  2.1  (p)2.0  (p)(r)0.1  
Wisconsin 
(r)2.7  3.0  3.0  (p)2.9  (p)(r)0.2  
Source: Local Area Unemployment Statistics 
Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) (news release) 
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Mar 2024 
Apr 2024 
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Illinois 

Bloomington 
(t)3.3  4.3  4.2  (p)3.8  (p)(t)0.5  
Cape Girardeau, MOIL 
(t)2.4  3.4  3.5  (p)3.1  (p)(t)0.7  
CarbondaleMarion 
(t)3.8  4.9  4.6  (p)4.2  (p)(t)0.4  
ChampaignUrbana 
(t)3.6  4.4  4.3  (p)3.9  (p)(t)0.3  
ChicagoNapervilleElgin, ILINWI 
(t)3.6  5.3  4.9  (p)4.4  (p)(t)0.8  
ChicagoNapervilleArlington Heights, IL(1) 
(r)3.4  5.1  4.7  (p)4.3  (p)(r)0.9  
Lake CountyKenosha County, ILWI(1) 
(t)4.4  5.8  5.7  (p)4.8  (p)(t)0.4  
Danville 
(t)5.1  6.1  5.7  (p)5.3  (p)(t)0.2  
DavenportMolineRock Island, IAIL 
(t)3.6  4.8  4.6  (p)4.0  (p)(t)0.4  
Decatur 
(t)5.6  6.4  6.2  (p)5.7  (p)(t)0.1  
Elgin 
(t)4.6  6.3  6.1  (p)5.2  (p)(t)0.6  
Kankakee 
(t)5.4  6.8  6.4  (p)5.7  (p)(t)0.3  
Peoria 
(t)4.5  5.8  5.4  (p)4.9  (p)(t)0.4  
Rockford 
(t)6.3  6.8  6.7  (p)5.9  (p)(t)0.4  
St Louis, MOIL 
(t)2.8  4.0  3.7  (p)3.3  (p)(t)0.5  
Springfield 
(t)3.6  4.8  4.5  (p)4.1  (p)(t)0.5  
Indiana 

Bloomington 
(t)2.5  4.4  4.4  (p)3.4  (p)(t)0.9  
ChicagoJolietNaperville, ILINWI 
(t)3.6  5.3  4.9  (p)4.4  (p)(t)0.8  
Gary(1) 
(t)3.7  5.6  5.5  (p)4.5  (p)(t)0.8  
Cincinnati, OHKYIN 
(t)2.9  4.1  4.2  (p)3.9  (p)(t)1.0  
Columbus 
(t)2.3  3.7  3.6  (p)2.9  (p)(t)0.6  
ElkhartGoshen 
(t)3.0  4.4  4.4  (p)3.8  (p)(t)0.8  
Evansville, INKY 
(t)2.6  4.0  3.9  (p)3.3  (p)(t)0.7  
Fort Wayne 
(t)2.5  3.9  3.7  (p)3.1  (p)(t)0.6  
IndianapolisCarmelAnderson 
(t)2.5  3.7  3.7  (p)3.1  (p)(t)0.6  
Kokomo 
(t)4.4  5.7  5.5  (p)6.1  (p)(t)1.7  
LafayetteWest Lafayette 
(t)2.3  3.9  3.9  (p)3.0  (p)(t)0.7  
Louisville/Jefferson County, KYIN 
(t)3.0  4.5  4.4  (p)3.8  (p)(t)0.8  
Michigan CityLaPorte 
(t)3.3  5.2  5.0  (p)4.1  (p)(t)0.8  
Muncie 
(t)3.1  5.1  4.8  (p)3.9  (p)(t)0.8  
South BendMishawaka, INMI 
(t)3.2  4.7  4.7  (p)4.0  (p)(t)0.8  
Terre Haute 
(t)3.0  4.9  4.7  (p)3.9  (p)(t)0.9  
Iowa 

Ames 
(t)1.8  1.9  2.0  (p)1.6  (p)(t)0.2  
Cedar Rapids 
(t)2.7  4.3  3.3  (p)2.5  (p)(t)0.2  
DavenportMolineRock Island, IAIL 
(t)3.6  4.8  4.6  (p)4.0  (p)(t)0.4  
Des MoinesWest Des Moines 
(t)2.2  3.1  2.8  (p)2.1  (p)(t)0.1  
Dubuque 
(t)2.4  3.4  2.9  (p)2.1  (p)(t)0.3  
Iowa City 
(t)2.0  2.4  2.2  (p)1.7  (p)(t)0.3  
OmahaCouncil Bluffs, NEIA 
(t)2.2  3.2  2.8  (p)2.6  (p)(t)0.4  
Sioux City, IANESD 
(t)2.2  3.1  2.8  (p)2.0  (p)(t)0.2  
WaterlooCedar Falls 
(t)2.6  3.2  3.1  (p)2.3  (p)(t)0.3  
Kansas 

Kansas City, MOKS 
(t)2.6  3.6  3.5  (p)3.0  (p)(t)0.4  
Lawrence 
(t)2.3  3.0  2.9  (p)2.6  (p)(t)0.3  
Manhattan 
(t)2.2  3.0  2.7  (p)2.4  (p)(t)0.2  
Topeka 
(t)2.4  3.2  2.9  (p)2.6  (p)(t)0.2  
St. Joseph, MOKS 
(t)2.4  3.5  3.4  (p)2.9  (p)(t)0.5  
Wichita 
(t)2.6  3.5  3.3  (p)3.0  (p)(t)0.4  
Michigan 

Ann Arbor 
(t)2.5  3.0  3.1  (p)3.0  (p)(t)0.5  
Battle Creek 
(t)3.7  4.5  4.4  (p)4.3  (p)(t)0.6  
Bay City 
(t)4.5  5.4  5.1  (p)4.8  (p)(t)0.3  
DetroitWarrenDearborn, MI 
(r)2.4  4.0  3.6  (p)3.5  (p)(r)1.1  
DetroitDearbornLivonia(1) 
(t)2.9  4.8  4.3  (p)4.3  (p)(t)1.4  
WarrenTroyFarmington Hills(1) 
(t)2.1  3.5  3.2  (p)3.1  (p)(t)1.0  
Flint 
(t)4.4  5.3  4.9  (p)4.9  (p)(t)0.5  
Grand RapidsWyoming 
(t)2.6  3.2  3.1  (p)3.0  (p)(t)0.4  
Jackson 
(t)3.3  4.2  3.9  (p)3.7  (p)(t)0.4  
KalamazooPortage 
(t)3.2  4.0  3.8  (p)3.6  (p)(t)0.4  
LansingEast Lansing 
(t)2.9  3.8  3.5  (p)3.4  (p)(t)0.5  
Midland 
(t)3.4  4.3  4.1  (p)3.9  (p)(t)0.5  
Monroe 
(t)3.3  4.3  3.9  (p)3.8  (p)(t)0.5  
Muskegon 
(t)3.8  4.5  4.4  (p)4.4  (p)(t)0.6  
NilesBenton Harbor 
(t)3.5  4.5  4.2  (p)4.1  (p)(t)0.6  
Saginaw 
(t)4.6  5.5  5.2  (p)5.0  (p)(t)0.4  
South BendMishawaka, INMI 
(t)3.2  4.7  4.7  (p)4.0  (p)(t)0.8  
Minnesota 

Duluth, MNWI 
(t)3.7  4.4  4.0  (p)3.5  (p)(t)0.2  
Fargo, NDMN 
(t)1.9  2.6  2.4  (p)2.0  (p)(t)0.1  
Grand Forks, NDMN 
(t)2.2  2.7  2.6  (p)2.2  (p)(t)0.0  
La CrosseOnalaska, WIMN 
(t)2.1  2.8  2.8  (p)2.4  (p)(t)0.3  
MankatoNorth Mankato 
(t)2.2  3.1  2.6  (p)2.2  (p)(t)0.0  
MinneapolisSt. PaulBloomington, MNWI 
(t)2.6  3.4  3.0  (p)2.6  (p)(t)0.0  
Rochester 
(t)2.3  3.0  2.5  (p)2.1  (p)(t)0.2  
St. Cloud 
(t)3.0  3.8  3.3  (p)2.7  (p)(t)0.3  
Missouri 

Cape Girardeau, MOIL 
(t)2.4  3.4  3.5  (p)3.1  (p)(t)0.7  
Columbia 
(t)2.1  2.8  2.9  (p)2.6  (p)(t)0.5  
FayettevilleSpringdaleRogers, ARMO 
(t)1.9  2.6  2.5  (p)2.3  (p)(t)0.4  
Jefferson City 
(t)2.1  3.2  3.2  (p)2.7  (p)(t)0.6  
Joplin 
(t)2.6  3.7  3.8  (p)3.3  (p)(t)0.7  
Kansas City, MOKS 
(t)2.6  3.6  3.5  (p)3.0  (p)(t)0.4  
Springfield 
(t)2.2  3.3  3.3  (p)2.9  (p)(t)0.7  
St. Joseph 
(t)2.4  3.5  3.4  (p)2.9  (p)(t)0.5  
St. Louis, MOIL 
(t)2.8  4.0  3.7  (p)3.3  (p)(t)0.5  
Nebraska 

Grand Island 
(t)1.9  3.0  2.5  (p)2.2  (p)(t)0.3  
Lincoln 
(t)1.8  2.6  2.3  (p)2.1  (p)(t)0.3  
OmahaCouncil Bluffs, NEIA 
(t)2.2  3.2  2.8  (p)2.6  (p)(t)0.4  
Sioux City, IANESD 
(t)2.2  3.1  2.8  (p)2.0  (p)(t)0.2  
North Dakota 

Bismarck 
(t)2.1  2.7  2.6  (p)2.2  (p)(t)0.1  
Fargo, NDMN 
(t)1.9  2.6  2.4  (p)2.0  (p)(t)0.1  
Grand Forks, NDMN 
(t)2.2  2.7  2.6  (p)2.2  (p)(t)0.0  
Ohio 

Akron 
(t)3.2  4.5  4.7  (p)4.5  (p)(t)1.3  
CantonMassillon 
(t)3.3  4.7  4.8  (p)4.5  (p)(t)1.2  
Cincinnati, OHKYIN 
(t)2.9  4.1  4.2  (p)3.9  (p)(t)1.0  
ClevelandElyria 
(r)3.4  4.6  4.4  (p)4.1  (p)(r)0.7  
Columbus 
(t)2.8  3.8  4.0  (p)3.9  (p)(t)1.1  
Dayton 
(t)3.2  4.3  4.4  (p)4.3  (p)(t)1.1  
HuntingtonAshland, WVKYOH 
(t)3.8  5.3  5.2  (p)4.3  (p)(t)0.5  
Lima 
(t)3.7  4.3  4.5  (p)4.3  (p)(t)0.6  
Mansfield 
(t)3.8  5.3  5.4  (p)5.3  (p)(t)1.5  
ParkersburgVienna 
(t)3.9  5.8  5.3  (p)4.1  (p)(t)0.2  
Springfield 
(t)3.1  5.6  4.4  (p)4.2  (p)(t)1.1  
Toledo 
(t)3.5  4.7  4.8  (p)4.6  (p)(t)1.1  
Wheeling, WVOH 
(t)4.0  5.6  5.4  (p)4.6  (p)(t)0.6  
WeirtonSteubenville, WVOH 
(t)4.6  6.3  6.1  (p)5.3  (p)(t)0.7  
YoungstownWarrenBoardman, OHPA 
(t)3.7  5.2  5.2  (p)4.9  (p)(t)1.2  
South Dakota 

Rapid City 
(t)2.1  2.6  1.9  (p)2.0  (p)(t)0.1  
Sioux City, IANESD 
(t)2.2  3.1  2.8  (p)2.0  (p)(t)0.2  
Sioux Falls 
(t)1.9  2.5  1.9  (p)1.8  (p)(t)0.1  
Wisconsin 

Appleton 
(t)2.1  2.7  2.8  (p)2.5  (p)(t)0.4  
ChicagoJolietNaperville, ILINWI 
(t)3.6  5.3  4.9  (p)4.4  (p)(t)0.8  
Lake CountyKenosha County, ILWI(1) 
(t)4.4  5.8  5.7  (p)4.8  (p)(t)0.4  
Duluth, MNWI 
(t)3.7  4.4  4.0  (p)3.5  (p)(t)0.2  
Eau Claire 
(t)2.8  3.4  3.5  (p)2.9  (p)(t)0.1  
Fond du Lac 
(t)2.2  2.7  2.9  (p)2.5  (p)(t)0.3  
Green Bay 
(t)2.3  3.0  3.1  (p)2.7  (p)(t)0.4  
JanesvilleBeloit 
(t)3.0  3.6  3.7  (p)3.3  (p)(t)0.3  
La CrosseOnalaska, WIMN 
(t)2.1  2.8  2.8  (p)2.4  (p)(t)0.3  
Madison 
(t)1.9  2.3  2.5  (p)2.2  (p)(t)0.3  
MilwaukeeWaukeshaWest Allis 
(t)2.8  3.4  3.6  (p)3.2  (p)(t)0.4  
MinneapolisSt. PaulBloomington, MNWI 
(t)2.6  3.4  3.0  (p)2.6  (p)(t)0.0  
OshkoshNeenah 
(t)2.2  2.8  3.0  (p)2.6  (p)(t)0.4  
Racine 
(t)3.1  3.9  4.0  (p)3.7  (p)(t)0.6  
Sheboygan 
(t)2.0  2.5  2.8  (p)2.4  (p)(t)0.4  
Wausau 
(t)2.4  3.0  3.2  (p)2.7  (p)(t)0.3  
Footnotes 

Source: Local Area Unemployment Statistics 
Area (news release) 
Back data 
Apr 2023 
Feb 2024 
Mar 2024 
Apr 2024 
Apr 2023 to Apr 2024 


Net change 
Percent change 

155,484  157,796  (p)158,111  (p)158,286  (p)2,802  (p)1.8  
Illinois 
6,106.3  6,126.4  6,136.4  (p)6,143.7  (p)37.4  (p)0.6  
Indiana 
3,230.7  3,272.7  3,276.2  (p)3,276.6  (p)45.9  (p)1.4  
Iowa 
1,587.9  1,608.1  1,611.7  (p)1,610.8  (p)22.9  (p)1.4  
Kansas 
1,440.0  1,455.1  1,461.0  (p)1,463.0  (p)23.0  (p)1.6  
Michigan 
4,454.6  4,469.2  4,479.3  (p)4,494.1  (p)39.5  (p)0.9  
Minnesota 
2,975.6  3,011.1  3,020.0  (p)3,023.9  (p)48.3  (p)1.6  
Missouri 
2,967.7  3,013.9  3,025.9  (p)3,042.6  (p)74.9  (p)2.5  
Nebraska 
1,046.4  1,061.1  1,062.5  (p)1,063.3  (p)16.9  (p)1.6  
North Dakota 
434.7  439.9  439.6  (p)441.2  (p)6.5  (p)1.5  
Ohio 
5,602.2  5,632.8  5,640.1  (p)5,637.6  (p)35.4  (p)0.6  
South Dakota 
459.1  469.1  470.0  (p)467.4  (p)8.3  (p)1.8  
Wisconsin 
3,011.2  3,036.1  3,034.4  (p)3,035.3  (p)24.1  (p)0.8  
Footnotes 

Source: Current Employment Statistics  National  State and Metropolitan Area 