No change in Ohio's unemployment rate

COLUMBUS, OH (WOIO) - August unemployment numbers are out for Ohio.

Ohio's unemployment rate was 5.7 percent in August, no change from July, according to a release by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services.

The number of workers unemployed in Ohio in August was 324,000, up 1,000 from 323,000 in July.

The number of unemployed has decreased by 109,000 in the past 12 months from 433,000. The August unemployment rate for Ohio was down from 7.5 percent in August 2013.

The U.S. unemployment rate for August was 6.1 percent, down from 6.2 percent in July, and down from 7.2 percent in August 2013.

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