Local Area Unemployment Statistics

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Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims Report Update:

In the week ending April 29, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 238,000, a decrease of 19,000 from the previous week's unrevised level of 257,000. The 4-week moving average was 243,000, an increase of 750 from the previous week's unrevised average of 242,250.

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March 2017 Local Cities:

3-17 Local Trends Graph 

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McHenry County/Illinois/US:

3-17 Historic Graph 

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Unemployment Rate: Seasonally Adjusted

 Location Unemployment Rate  Change from
Previous Month
 Time Period
 McHenry County 4.2%  -0.9%  March 2017
 Illinois 4.5%  -0.8% March 2017
 National 4.6%  -0.3% March 2017


The Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) program produces monthly and annual employment, unemployment, and labor force data for Census regions and divisions, States, counties, metropolitan areas, and many cities, by place of residence.


Click below for the Illinois/Local LAUS Report [PDF]:

  • March 2017 
  • February 2017 
  • January 2017 
  • 2016
  • 2015
    For more information visit the Department Of Labor's page for Local Area Unemployment information.


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