According to the recent statistics released by the Indiana Department of Workforce Development, Montgomery County has maintained an unemployment rate below the state average for the month of June.
June saw the county faring better than 58 other Indiana counties. Montgomery’s unemployment rate of 4.2 for June is a bit worse than May’s rate of 4.1, but both trump the stagnant state average of 4.8. Looking back a bit further, April’s preliminary rates showed Montgomery County at 3.8.
Crawfordsville Mayor Todd Barton was pleased with the recent figures. “Obviously we’re thrilled, and I think that it shows that the steps we’ve taken for development is showing dividends,” he said. “It has taken a combination of things to get there.”