Wood County unemployment falls to 7.2% | Business
BOWLING GREEN, OH (Toledo News Now) - Unemployment fell in Wood County in March, but only by a fraction of a percentage point.
The jobless rate in Wood County fell to 7.2 percent, down from 7.4 percent a month earlier.
The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services estimates there are 60,600 employed Wood County residents, with 2,700 still looking for work.
Wood County’s unemployment rate is just below where it was in March of 2012, when the county sat at 7.4 percent unemployment. The county is also below the statewide average for unemployment, which was reported at 7.6 percent in March.
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