Southern Illinois Unemployment Stays High

August unemployment numbers are out for each county, and the number remains high insouthern Illinois.
Alexander County has the highest unemployment rate in the state at 12.5 percent. Franklin County is 2nd with 12.2 percent. Hardin is tied for fourth with 11.3 percent. Perry County is 7th with 11 percent.
Both Jackson (7.7 percent) and Williamson (8.1 percent) Counties are below the state’s 9.2 percent unemployment.

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