Carolyn Fleegle

October Unemployment Figures For Southeastern Ohio

by Carolyn Fleegle on November 24, 2009 at 1:58 am

The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services released unemployment rates for October on Tuesday and most numbers stayed the same for our region.

Morgan County reported the highest  jobless rate in our area at 14.6 %, the same as in September.

Noble County has an unemployment rate of 14.5 %, Perry County’s jobless rate for October was 13 %, next is Coshocton County at 12.5 %.

Muskingum County’s unemployment rate for October was 11.9 %, the same as in September, next is Guernsey County with a jobless rate of 11.2 % and Licking County has the lowest  unemployment rate in our at 8.8 %.