JUNE 2020 UNEMPLOYMENT RATES FALL ACROSS NW OHIO COUNTIES


Every county in northwest Ohio saw their unemployment rates fall in the month of June, and each county was below the state average for their jobless rate.The state average for unemployment in June was 10.9%.

Henry County’s jobless rate fell from 14.3% in May, to 9.4% in June.

Defiance County checked-in at 9.8%, for highest in the four-county area; but far below their 15.8% figure from May.

Fulton County’s June unemployment rate was 9.3%, a big drop from 14% in May.

Williams County hit 9% for their jobless rate, and Putnam County was lowest in the region at 7.2%, down from 10.5% in May.

Wood County and Paulding County both checked-in with unemployment rates for June at 9.5%.

In real numbers- Henry County had 1,200 people unemployed in June, Fulton County reported 2,000 were without work.Defiance and Williams County each had 1,800 looking for jobs.Putnam County was at 1,400 jobless, and Paulding County 800.

The lowest unemployment in Ohio for June was Holmes County at 5%, while Cuyahoga County had the highest jobless rate at 15.2%.