- Associated Press - Thursday, April 21, 2016

CHICAGO (AP) - A look at unemployment by metro area in Illinois in March:

Metropolitan Area March 2016 March 2015 Over-the-Year Change
Bloomington 6.0% 4.6% 1.4
Carbondale-Marion 7.0% 5.8% 1.2
Champaign-Urbana 5.8% 4.8% 1.0
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights 6.6% 6.0% 0.6
Danville 8.4% 6.8% 1.6
Davenport, Iowa—Moline-Rock Island, Illinois 6.5% 5.7% 0.8
Decatur 7.9% 6.9% 1.0
Elgin 6.8% 6.0% 0.8
Kankakee 7.7% 6.9% 0.8
Lake, Illinois-Kenosha, Wisconsin 6.5% 5.8% 0.7
Peoria 7.7% 6.2% 1.5
Rockford 7.7% 6.8% 0.9
Springfield 6.0% 5.2% 0.8
St. Louis Metro East 6.8% 5.9% 0.9

Source: Illinois Department of Employment Security


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