AUGUST 2020 UNEMPLOYMENT RATES FALL ACROSS NORTHWEST OHIO


Every county in northwest Ohio saw their unemployment rates drop again in the month of August, falling below the state average of 8.9% for last month.

The lowest jobless rate in the Four County area was Fulton County at 6.7%, down from 7.1% in July.Henry County’s unemployment rate dipped to 6.9%, down from 7.4% the month before.Williams County fell from 7.4 to 7%.

And Defiance County’s jobless rate was 7.3% in August, down from 7.5.

The lowest unemployment in the region was Putnam County, falling from 5.2 to 4.7% in August.

Checking around the Buckeye State; the highest jobless rate was Monroe County at 11.9%.While the lowest unemployment rate was found in Holmes County at 4.1% last month.