Regional Jobless Rate Holds Steady

Dec 27, 2013

The jobless rate in central Ohio was 6.1 percent last month, unchanged from October.

Newly released data from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services shows a tenth of a point decrease in Franklin County's rate was offset by increases in Pickaway, Madison and Union counties. Delaware County's 5.2 percent rate in November was unchanged from October, and is the lowest in the region. Ohio's unemployment rate rose by a tenth of a point to 7.1 percent.