unemployment rate Ohio's Jobless Rate Falls To Lowest Level In 16 Years, But Job Growth Rate Still Lags Nation's By Karen Kasler • May 18, 2018 Karen Kasler Ohio’s unemployment rate has dropped again, to a level not seen in 16 years. State's Jobless Rate Falls, But Number Of Ohioans In Labor Force Is Still Down By Karen Kasler • Mar 9, 2018 Daniel Konik The state’s jobless rate has fallen to 4.7 percent, its lowest level since last March. Unemployment Rate Drops Slightly - Now At Lowest Level Since Last Spring By Jo Ingles • Jan 19, 2018 Daniel Konik Ohio’s unemployment rate inched down in December. And it was the lowest since last spring. Ohio's Jobless Rate Creeps Up To Highest Level In Almost Three Years By Karen Kasler • Sep 15, 2017 Dan Konik After several months of holding steady, the state’s jobless rate has climbed to its highest level in nearly three years. Ohio's Jobless Rate Rises Slightly, But State Is Still Growing Jobs By Jo Ingles • Jul 21, 2017 Dan Konik Ohio’s jobless rate for last month creeped up again, but the state maintains there’s still good news in the numbers. April's Jobless Rate Drops, But The State Also Lost Jobs Last Month By Karen Kasler • May 19, 2017 The jobless rate fell last month, but the state also lost jobs. That doesn't seem to make sense, but the state says there's positive news here. State's Jobs-Creating Entity And One Of Its Critics Agree Last Year's Job Growth Wasn't Great By Karen Kasler • Mar 7, 2017 Last year was a hard one in a category that nearly every politician talks about and nearly every election hinges on: the economy. And specifically, it was a tough year for job growth in Ohio. Jobless Rate Remains Unchanged For Two Months, As State Reports More Ohioans In Labor Force By Karen Kasler • Mar 3, 2017 Karen Kasler The state’s jobless rate was 5% for January, which is unchanged from December. But officials say there’s good news in that number. Ohio's Unemployment Rate Ticks Up A Little Higher In September By Jo Ingles • Oct 21, 2016 Mega Pixel/Shutterstock.com Ohio’s jobless rate ticked up slightly last month. Group's Annual Report On Working Ohio Shows Low Worker Participation, High Income Inequality By Karen Kasler • Sep 6, 2016 Policy Matters Ohio Though Ohio’s jobless rate is below the national average and the state is on a job-gaining trend, a new economic report says there are still some numbers that show workers are still suffering in Ohio. Ohio's Unemployment Rate Increased In December By Jo Ingles • Jan 22, 2016 The state's unemployment rate ticked up slightly last month to 4.7%.