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Local Jobless Rate Declined In March

Apr 27, 2017

State officials say central Ohio’s jobless rate fell half a point to 4 percent in March.

The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services says the state’s metropolitan areas and 85 of  88 counties had a lower rate last month than in February. Columbus and Franklin County had jobless rates of 3.9 percent. Delaware County’s 3.3 percent rate is tied for second-lowest.