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Illinois' county by county unemployment numbers for August were released yesterday afternoon.

Illinois saw zero job growth between July and August.

In DeWitt County, unemployment jumped from 8.1% to 8.3%.

In Piatt County, unemployment jumped a whole percentage point, from 7.5% to 8.5%.

Logan County saw a 0.2% drop in their unemployment, down to 8.3%.

McLean and Champaign County saw zero job growth for the month of August, while Macon County saw a drop, from 10.7% to 10.4%.

Sangamon County's unemployment jumped to 7.6%, up just 0.1%, while Tazewell County's dropped 0.1% to 7.9%.

The highest unemployment rate in any Illinois county was in Alexander, which was at 14.4%, up by almost a full percent, 0.7%.

The lowest rate was in Brown County at 4.5%, up by 0.1%.

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