- Associated Press - Thursday, September 25, 2014

CHICAGO (AP) - Unemployment fell in August in all 12 of Illinois’ metro areas, a fifth straight month of across-the-board declines:

Metropolitan Area August 2014 August 2013

Bloomington-Normal 6.5% 7.6%

Champaign-Urbana 7.4% 8.9%

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville 6.2% 9.1%



Danville 9.7% 12.2%

Davenport-Moline-Rock Isl. 6.2% 6.7%

Decatur 9.4% 12.5%

Kankakee-Bradley 9.0% 10.9%

Lake-Kenosha, IL-WI 6.7% 8.1%

Peoria 7.7% 9.4%

Rockford 9.4% 11.4%

Springfield 6.5% 7.6%

St. Louis (IL-Section) 7.0% 9.0%

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Source: Illinois Department of Employment Security

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