Defiance County unemployment falls to 7.3% | Business
DEFIANCE, OH (Toledo News Now) – Unemployment fell by more than half a percentage point in Defiance County in March.
The jobless rate fell to 7.3 percent, down from 8 percent a month earlier.
The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services estimates there are 17,500 employed Defiance County residents, with 1,400 still looking for work.
Defiance County’s unemployment rate is below where it was in March of 2012, when the county sat at 8.1 percent unemployment. The county is also below the statewide average for unemployment, which was reported at 7.6 percent in March.
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