Unemployment Rate Down in Rockford in July

ROCKFORD (WIFR) – Rockford’s unemployment rate is down from last year to 11.4%. That puts the metro area in tenth place out of 12 in the state.

Only Decatur and Danville are worse.

Overall, Illinois had the second highest unemployment rate in the country in July at 9.2%.

The national average is 7.4%

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