For the month, the state reported a seasonally adjusted rate of 3.7 percent, down 0.1 percent from December 2017.
Wilcox County has the state's worst employment picture with a jobless rate of 10.4 percent.
Alabama's unemployment rate is down to 3.7 percent.
Hawaii had the lowest state unemployment rate in the nation in January, at just 2.1 percent. That number is also slightly up from last month's 3.3 percent, though county figures are not adjusted for seasonal job losses.
The state unemployment rate is tied for the fourth lowest rate in the country. In December, state officials announced there 369,000 people without jobs out of a workforce of 10.1 million.
And, with the exception of one month when it was equal (October 2014), Indiana's unemployment rate has now been below the USA rate for more than four years. After benchmark revisions, the over-the-year (Dec. 2016 - December 2017) change in total nonfarm jobs was revised to a gain of 43,400, up from a previously reported gain of 22,900. Many employers have said they're unable to add jobs because there is a lack of available talent with the right qualifications.
Some industry analysts rely on civilian labor force participation figures to gauge economy strength, but even those numbers may not be fully accurate, Parker said.
The largest decline was in professional and business services, which lost 2,300 jobs. State jobs were made up by 1,700 jobs added to local government payrolls, a 0.2 percent increase.
For example, the jobless rate was listed as having dropped to a 16-year low of 4.1 percent from July through October. The February report will be released on March 23.
Non-metropolitan counties' unemployment rate was 7.0 percent, up from 6.9 percent a year ago, in keeping with a trend showing unemployment edging up across the state.