Unemployment rates were down in our region in March.
The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services reports the largest drop was in Henry County, which went from 9.6 percent in February to 8.9 percent in March.
Putnam County had the lowest overall unemployment rate in the area at 6.6 percent.
March rates for other counties were 7.3% in Defiance; 7% in Paulding; 7.4% in Williams; and 8.9% in Fulton.
The state’s non-seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 7.3 percent, compared to 7.6 percent in the nation for March.