Northwest Ohio Unemployment Rates Going Down
Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Unemployment rates are going down in the Buckeye state, and in northwest Ohio.

The statewide unemployment rate in Ohio was 8.9% in July 2020, down from 11% in June. In Williams County, the jobless rate improved from 9% in June to 7.4% in July. The rate was 3.6% in July 2019.

The trend was the same around the four-county area in Ohio, including Defiance (9.8% in June to 7.5% in July), Fulton (9.3% to 7.1%) and Henry (9.4% to 7.4%).

Across the state, the industries with the greatest increases in jobs were leisure and hospitality.


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