Archbold, OH

May Unemployment At 3.9% For County

The Ohio Bureau of Job & Family Services reported Fulton County unemployment for May was 3.9%.

It’s the lowest figure for Fulton County unemployment in 7 1/2 years. County unemployment has hit 3.9% two other times– in August 2015 and October 2015.

The rate is also the lowest unemployment rate in the four-county area. Defiance, Henry, and Williams counties all had unemployment rates in the 4% range.

ODJFS estimated that during May, there were 900 people out of work and seeking employment in Fulton County, with 22,300 employed, resulting in a total labor force of 23,200.

Of the 88 counties in Ohio, unemployment decreased in

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