Unemployment in Adams County continues to remain steady. Adams County’s rate for October 2011 was 6.8% which is 0.1% higher than last month and a year ago in October. Adams County has the fourth-lowest unemployment rate out of 102 counties in Illinois. Quincy’s rate was 6.7 percent, with IDES statisticians saying there are 40,348 people employed in the micropolitan area and 2,887 unemployed.
For a complete list of unemployment figures across the state, visit the IDES Local Area Unemployment Statistics website.