Ohio's unemployment unchanged from June

Ohio's unemployment unchanged from June

(WOIO) - Ohio's unemployment rate was 7.2% in July, unchanged from June, according to data released Friday morning by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services.

The number of workers unemployed in Ohio in July was 418,000, down from 420,000 in June. The number of unemployed has decreased by 97,000 in the past 12 months from 515,000. The July unemployment rate for Ohio was down from 8.9% in July 2011.

The U.S. unemployment rate for July was 8.3%, up from 8.2% in June, but down from 9.1% in July 2011.

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