We’re looking at the jobless numbers released this week. For Ohio, the unemployment rate stood at 4.2 percent for October, that’s down from September.
Jobless numbers fell in more than half of the state’s 88 counties.
Williams County’s unemployment rate dropped 3.6 percent in October, to its lowest point in years, beating August’s 3.7 percent.
More people in Henry County have been getting jobs. The unemployment rate dropped slightly to 3.8 in October. The county has seen the most positive trend in the region since April, dropping from summer rates that were in the 5.0–5.5 range.
Defiance County’s rate for October was 4.2 percent, still the highest rate in the region, but the rate still dropped from 4.5 in September.