- Associated Press - Wednesday, December 23, 2015

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) - A look at unemployment in November in Illinois’ metro areas:

Metropolitan Area November 2015 November 2014 Over-the-Year Change
Bloomington 5.4% 5.0% 0.4
Carbondale-Marion 6.9% 6.3% 0.6
Champaign-Urbana 5.7% 5.3% 0.4
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights 5.2% 5.8% -0.6
Danville 7.7% 7.3% 0.4
Davenport, Iowa-Moline-Rock Island, Ill. 5.8% 5.8% 0.0
Decatur 7.6% 7.4% 0.2
Elgin 6.1% 5.9% 0.2
Kankakee 7.2% 6.9% 0.3
Lake County, Ill.-Kenosha, Wis. 5.6% 5.5% 0.1
Peoria 7.1% 6.3% 0.8
Rockford 7.5% 7.2% 0.3
Springfield 5.7% 5.5% 0.2
St. Louis Metro East 6.7% 6.5% 0.2

Source: Illinois Department of Employment Security

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