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Local Area Unemployment Statistics

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Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims Report Update: 

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May 2020 Local Cities:

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McHenry County/Illinois/US:

  5-20 Local


5-20 Historic

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Unemployment Rate: Seasonally Adjusted

 Location Unemployment Rate  Change from
Previous Month
 Time Period
 McHenry County 13.3% -3.3% May 2020
 Illinois 14.7% -2.2% May 2020
 National 13.0%  -1.4% May 2020


The Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) program produces monthly and annual employment, unemployment, and labor force data for Census regions and divisions, States, counties, metropolitan areas, and many cities, by place of residence.


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  • May 2020 
  • April 2020 
  • March 2020 
  • February 2020 
  • January 2020 
  • December 2019 
  • November 2019 
  • October 2019 
  • September 2019 
  • August 2019 
  • July 2019 
  • June 2019 
  • May 2019 
  • April 2019 
  • March 2019 
  • February 2019 
  • January 2019 

  • 2018
  • 2017
  • 2016
  • 2015
    For more information visit the Department Of Labor's page for Local Area Unemployment information.




    The McHenry County Workforce Network Board, is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. To request accommodations, please contact our Equal Opportunity Officer Peggy Sarbaugh-McNally at [email protected] or (815) 334-2776. All voice telephone numbers may be reached by persons using TTY/TDD equipment by calling TTY (800) 526-0844 or 711 



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