The latest Illinois unemployment figures show jobless rates are down again in East Central Illinois. Significant drops are reported in the May numbers from where they were a year ago.
Kankakee County unemployment in May was at 4.2%, down from 4.6 in 2017.
Iroquois County is listed at 3.2%, down from 3.5 a year ago.
In Vermilion County the May 2018 unemployment rate of 5.1 percent is down from 5.7 a year ago. The city of Danville’s unemployment rate of 5.7 percent is down 1.1 percent from May of 2017.
In the Champaign-Urbana-Rantoul area last month’s unemployment rate of 3.6 percent was down slightly from the 3.8 percent rate in May of 2017.