Carolyn Fleegle

August Unemployment Figures Released

by Carolyn Fleegle on September 22, 2009

The latest unemployment figures have been released for our area.

Morgan county leads our region with the highest jobless rate for August at 15.7 %, Noble County’s unemployment figure dropped a percentage point from July to15 %.

Perry County’s jobless rate checks in at 13.8 %, next is Coshocton County at 13.7 %, Muskingum County’s jobless rate for the month of August dropped slightly to 12.3 %, Guernsey County has a jobless rate of 11.8% and finally Licking County has the lowest unemployment rate in our area at 9.4 %.