The unemployment numbers around northwest Ohio are falling in the April report from Job and Family Services. HenryCounty’s unemployment rate fell from 6.3 to 4.9% last month, and FultonCounty fell a full one percent, from 5.4 to 4.4%. That matched the state average for jobless rates.
DefianceCounty hit 4.5% in unemployment, down from 5.1 in March. WilliamsCounty was lowest in the FourCounty area at 3.9%; while PutnamCounty had the lowest jobless rate in the region at 3%. And WoodCounty checked-in at 3..6%.
Around the BuckeyeState, MercerCounty had the lowest unemployment rate at 2.5%, with DelawareCounty close behind at 2.9.
The highest jobless rate in Ohio was MonroeCounty at 7.5% in April.