Valley Cities Post State's Highest Unemployment Rates

Big Drops Locally in February Jobless Rates

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Unemployment rates in the Mahoning Valley dropped dramatically in February, with jobless rates for counties, major cities and the metropolitan area dropping in the two-percentage-point range, according to data from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. Trumbull County reported the highest unemployment rate of the three local counties last month at 6.3%. That was the 20th highest among Ohio’s 88 counties but down from January’s 8.4% as well as February 2017

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