Most Unemployment Rates Rise In Our Area

06/26/19 – 5:40 A.M.

Unemployment rates rose across the state in May. The latest figures from Ohio Jobs and Family Services showed Hancock County rose to 2.7% in May. That’s compared to 2.4% in April.

Putnam County tied for the second lowest unemployment rate in the state. The county stood at 2.4% in May, which was down from the 2.5% the county saw in May.

Allen (3.2), Hardin (3.4), Seneca (3.7), Wood (3.4), Wyandot (3.4), and Henry (3.5) Counties were all above 3% unemployment.