- Associated Press - Wednesday, December 23, 2015

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

Metropolitan AreaNovember 2015November 2014Over-the-Year Change
Bloomington5.4%5.0%0.4
Carbondale-Marion6.9%6.3%0.6
Champaign-Urbana5.7%5.3%0.4
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights5.2%5.8%-0.6
Danville7.7%7.3%0.4
Davenport, Iowa-Moline-Rock Island, Ill.5.8%5.8%0.0
Decatur7.6%7.4%0.2
Elgin6.1%5.9%0.2
Kankakee7.2%6.9%0.3
Lake County, Ill.-Kenosha, Wis.5.6%5.5%0.1
Peoria7.1%6.3%0.8
Rockford7.5%7.2%0.3
Springfield5.7%5.5%0.2
St. Louis Metro East6.7%6.5%0.2

Source: Illinois Department of Employment Security


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