Defiance County unemployment drops to 6.9 percent | Business
DEFIANCE, OH (Toledo News Now) – Unemployment in Defiance County fell again in April, hitting 6.9 percent. That number is down from the 7.3 percent reported in March, and well below the 7.5 percent reported in April of 2012.
The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services estimates there are 17,500 employed Defiance County residents, with 1,300 still looking for work.
Defiance County is still above the statewide average for unemployment, which dropped to 6.7 percent in April.
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