Mar. 16—LIMA — Space counties noticed the unemployment price leap in January in comparison with December figures, in accordance with information launched Tuesday by the Ohio Division of Job and Household Companies.
The very best unemployment price within the area belonged to Allen County, the place the speed went from 4.8% in December to five.9% in January.
Auglaize County noticed its December unemployment price leap from 3.4% to 4%, whereas Putnam County went from 3.2% to three.8%.
Different counties additionally noticed their charges go up.
Van Wert County went from 3.7% in December to 4.6% in January.
Hardin County’s unemployment price jumped from 4.7% in December to five.6% in January.
Mercer County had the realm’s lowest unemployment price at 3.4%. That compares with a 2.8% jobless price in December.
Shelby County went up from 4% in December to five% in January.
Hancock County’s unemployment price went from 3.8% in December to five% in January.
Logan County went up a full proportion level, going from 4% in December to five% in January.
General, statewide January’s unemployment price checked in at 5.3%, a slight enchancment from December’s 5.6% price.
Attain Sam Shriver at 567-242-0409.