County-by-County jobless numbers
84 of Ohio's 88 Counties posted lower unemployment rates last month as compared with April. The Ohio Department of Job and Family services says Franklin County's rate is 6.1 percent, down three tenths of a percent from April. Delaware County's rate of 4.9 percent was the third-lowest in the
state. The rate for Fairfield County dropped four tenths of a point to 6 percent last month. Madison county's rate declined by the same amount to 6.3 percent. Licking County's rate fell by two tenths of a point to 6.4 percent in May. Pickaway County posted the highest rate in the region - 7.3 percent -
down from 7.7 percent in April. The statewide rate is 7.3 percent.