Posts from the ‘Unemployment Rate’ Category

  • Manufacturing Day 2015

    September 18th, 2015 | Featured, News, Unemployment Rate

    Manufacturing Day Press Conference Great River Economic Development Foundation, John Wood Community College, West Central Region Education for Employment System #240 and the Workforce Investment Board of Western Illinois will hold a press conference celebrating National Manufacturing Day on Friday, September 25, 2015, at 8:00 am at Titan International Headquarters, 1120 N 28th Street (corner […]


  • 2nd Lowest Unemployment in IL for Adams County

    August 24th, 2012 | Featured, News, Unemployment Rate

    July unemployment figures in Adams County rose by 0.1% over June, but remain slightly lower than a year ago. At 6.8%, Adams County is tied for the second lowest unemployment in the state of Illinois. The City of Quincy’s July unemployment rate is 7.4% which is up 0.3% over last month, but down 0.1% from […]


  • Adams County Ranks 3rd in Unemployment

    July 27th, 2012 | Featured, News, Unemployment Rate

    Adams County June unemployment figures rose slightly over May which can be attributed in part to a seasonal rise that coincides with the end of the school year. Adams County still has one of the lowest unemployment rates in the state of Illinois at 6.7%. Brown County (4.8%) and Woodford County (6.6%) are the only […]


  • Unemployment Rates Drop Again

    May 25th, 2012 | Featured, News, Unemployment Rate

    Jobless rates declined again in Western Illinois for the month of April. Adams County had the 2nd lowest unemployment rate in the state at 5.6 percent. Brown County had the lowest at 4.1 percent The City of Quincy’s unemployment sits at 6.0 percent. For a complete list of unemployment figures across the state, visit the IDES […]


  • 2012 March IL Unemployment Map by County

    Unemployment Rates Fall in March

    April 26th, 2012 | Featured, News, Unemployment Rate

    Adams County continues to be among the lowest in the state when it comes to unemployment numbers. March 2012 unemployment for the county was 6.3%. That’s down 0.8% from February and makes Adams County the 2nd lowest county in the state behind Brown County (4.6%). The City of Quincy was at 6.6% for the month […]