The unemployment numbers around northwest Ohio fell again in March, and every county is below the state average but one. Henry County’s jobless rate of 5.1% for March was still above the state average of 4.7%.Fulton County recorded an unemployment rate of 4.3%, while Defiance County hit 4.1.Williams County was among the lowest in the region at 3.7% for March; and Putnam County hit 3.4%.(Paulding 3.8)
Around the Buckeye State, the highest jobless rate was reported in Noble and Mahoning Counties, each at 6.6% in March. Holmes County reported the lowest unemployment in the state last month at 2.4%.