Knox County unemployment shaved 1.7 points off its unemployment rate in May, in line with Illinois as a whole which dropped 2 points.
Unemployment for Knox County in December moved back towards summer levels at 4.8 percent.
The City of Galesburg saw a dip in its unemployment rate labor force from preliminary year-over-year numbers for the month of May.
Looking at Illinois unemployment data for the month of January, the picture doesn’t look too bad.
Unemployment in Galesburg is up for the month of September when compared to the same month the year before.
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