George Hiotis

Regional Jobless Rates Move Up In June

by George Hiotis on July 20, 2010 at 1:27 am

The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services today released the latest unemployment numbers and rates are up for June. In our area the highest jobless rate belongs to Noble County at 14.4 percent…then it’s Morgan at 14.1, Muskingum at 13.1 and Coshocton County at 12.8 percent. Perry Count’s jobless rate is 12.6 percent, then Guernsey at 11.9 and Licking County registers at 9.8 percent. Ohio’s jobless rate is 10.5 percent and that is down slightly from 10.7 percent in May.