Unemployment Rates Continue Fall

[share] Unemployment rates in the region continued their downward trend in May.

Adams County currently sits at 5.5% which is 0.5% lower than April and 1.2% lower May 2010. Adams County is tied with Schuyler County for the 2nd lowest unemployment out of 102 counties in the State of Illinois, second only to Brown County.

City of Quincy unemployment rates for May sit at 6.0%. This is 0.6% lower than April and 1.5% lower than a year ago.

For a complete list of unemployment figures across the state, visit the IDES Local Area Unemployment Statistics website.

2011 May Unemployment Map by Illinois County