Unemployment in Williams County is on the rise. According to the Bryan Times, Williams County unemployment increased to 6.7 percent in May from 6.6 percent in April.
Defiance County’s rate remained at 6.9 percent.
Fulton County’s rate dropped from 7.9 percent in April to 7.4 percent in May.
Henry County’s unemployment rate also dropped from 7.8 percent in April to 7.3 percent in May.
Statewide unemployment rates unfortunately, followed Williams County. May’s statewide rate rose to 6.9 percent from April’s rate of 6.7 percent. Nationally, the rate also uncreased from 7.5 percent in April to 7.6 percent in May.