Last updated 1:51AM ET
October 18, 2017
WOUB Local News
WOUB Local News
Unemployment highest in southern Ohio's Meigs, Pike Counties
(2007-08-21)
(WOUB) - Officials say two counties in southern
Ohio shared the state's highest unemployment rate last month.

The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services says the July jobless rate was 8.7 percent in both Meigs and Pike Counties.

Unemployment was lowest last month in Delaware County north of Columbus: 4.1 percent.

Late last week, the department announced that the statewide unemployment rate for July was 5.8 percent, down from June's 6.1.
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