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Richland County Unemployment Numbers Continue To Fall

25 Apr , 2018  

Measured by unemployment rates, things are looking good for Richland County and the surrounding area.

Richland and neighboring Crawford Counties both registered 4.8 percent unemployment in March, according to figures released on Tuesday by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. For Richland County, that was down from 5.2 percent in February, and reduced from 5.8 percent one year ago. More…

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Richland County Ends 2017 With Slight Unemployment Uptick

31 Jan , 2018  

There’s little question that the local unemployment rate remained historically low in Mansfield and Richland County in 2017. According to numbers recently released by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, the County’s rate saw a slight uptick as the year ended but still ended up with a rate below the December 2016 figure.

Overall, Ohio’s unemployment rate was 4.7 percent in December 2017, down from 4.8 percent in November 2017. More…

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Local Unemployment Numbers Rise Slightly

26 Aug , 2017  

Unemployment rose a bit in north central Ohio in July, matching a trend across the state of Ohio.

When labor numbers were released this week by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Service’s Bureau of Labor Market Information, rates across the state ranged from Mercer County’s 3.5% to Trumbull County’s 8.7%. More…

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Richland, Mansfield Unemployment Rates Steady

22 Jun , 2017  

On Tuesday, the State of Ohio Office of Workplace Development’s Bureau of Labor Market Information released the latest (May) unemployment rate figures for Ohio counties and municipalities with over 50,000 population. More…

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Richland County Unemployment Rate Improves Slightly

30 Mar , 2017  

Good economic news locally, as Richland County’s unemployment rate dropped a bit last month according to figures release earlier this week by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services.

Ohio’s unemployment rate was 5.1 percent in February 2017, up from 5.0 percent in January 2017. Ohio’s nonagricultural wage and salary employment increased 15,200 over the month, from a revised 5,506,800 in January to 5,522,000 in February. More…

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Unemployment Figures Change Little In October

26 Nov , 2016  

When October unemployment rate figures were recently released last week by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, the Richland County numbers remained relatively constant.

October’s 5.2 percent can be compared to 5.4 percent the previous month, and to 4.9 percent in August. The rate for the City of Mansfield showed a corresponding small decline, going from 6.3 percent to 6.0 percent. More…

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Richland County, Ohio See Slight Uptick In Unemployment Rate

26 Oct , 2016  

The September unemployment rate figures were released on Tuesday by the Ohio Deparment of Job and Family Services.

As a whole, Ohio’s overall rate last month was 4.8 percent, a small increase from August’s 4.7 percent. The Department’s monthly press release stated that “Ohio’s nonagricultural wage and salary employment decreased 3,100 over the month, from a revised 5,501,000 in August to 5,497,900 in September 2016, according to the latest business establishment survey conducted by the U.S. Department of Labor (Bureau of Labor Statistics) in cooperation with ODJFS. More…