Ohio’s Jobless Rate Drops to 4.8% as Manufacturing Adds Jobs

Ohio’s unemployment rate was 4.8% last month, down from 5.1% in October; the labor force participation rate was 61.3%, up from 61.2%.

Here’s the most recent county-by-county jobless rates. Here’s the labor market review for Ohio’s metropolitan areas.

Employment in Ohio’s goods-producing industries, at 901,600, increased 3,200 over the month. Manufacturing added 500 jobs. 12/21/2021