The July jobless numbers in northwest Ohio tumbled downward for another month.Ohio Job and Family Services reports every county in the region was below the state average of 9.1% for unemployment.
Henry County’s jobless rate dropped from 9.4% in June, to 7.4% in July.
Fulton County fell even more, from 9.3 to 7.1%.
Defiance County’s unemployment rate declined from 9.8 to 7.5% in July.
Williams County’s rate was reduced from 9 to 7.4% last month.
Lowest in the region was Putnam County with a jobless rate of 5.2%, while Wood County was at 7.3%, and Paulding County at 7.1.
The lowest unemployment in the Buckeye State last month was Holmes County at 4.1%, while Cuyahoga County checked-in with the highest jobless rate, at 12.9%.