Ohio Unemployment Rate Rises to 3.7%

Ohio’s jobless rate increased to 3.7% in December, up slightly from 3.6% in November. See unemployment rates for all 88 counties.

Ohio added roughly 5,000 private-sector jobs over the month, including nearly 700 in manufacturing. The Buckeye State’s labor force participation fell to 61.9%, down from 62% in November 2023. 1/22/2024