Unemployment in every Illinois County went down in September. Local unemployment figures were released Thursday afternoon.
DeWitt County saw unemployment drop a half percent, down to 7.6%.
Piatt County has one of the areas lowest unemployment numbers, which dropped over a whole percent, going from 8% to 6.9%.
Macon County's unemployment also dropped over a percent from August to September, but still remains above 10-percent, at 10.2%.
Logan County saw unemployment go from 8.5% to 7.8%.
Unemployment in McLean County dropped over a half percent, going from 8.3% to 7.8%.
In Champaign County, employment also dropped over a percent, down to 7.8%.
Unemployment in Sangamon County went from 7.9% in August to 7.3%.
Unemployment in Christian County went from 9.8% to 9.3%.
Shelby County's unemployment dropped almost a whole percent, going from 9.5% to 8.6%.
Livingston County had unemployment drop from 8.3% to 7.6%.
Moultrie County had the areas lowest unemployment at 6.8%.
The biggest change in unemployment occurred in Cumberland County, where unemployment dropped over to percentage points, going from 10.4% to 8.2%.
The highest unemployment rate was at 11.4% in Montgomery County.
Brown County once again had the state's lowest unemployment rate at 4.5%.
The state's unemployment dropped almost a percent from last month, going from 8.9% to 8.1%. The national unemployment rate sits at 7.6%.