Defiance County unemployment holds steady at 6.9% | News
DEFIANCE, OH (Toledo News Now) - Defiance County’s unemployment rate did not change from April to May. The county reported 6.9 percent unemployment both months.
The county has the same unemployment rate as the state average, and is below the national average. The state of Ohio saw 6.9 percent unemployment in May, below the national average of 7.6 percent.
The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services estimates there are 17,600 working Defiance County residents, with 1,300 still looking for work.
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