(5-25-21) The 2021 April Ohio Unemployment rates have been released.

The Stateline area shows all counties below the state level of 4.7%,with Mercer County second lowest in Ohio at 2.6%, behind Holmes County at 2.2%.

  • Mercer County – 2.6%
  • Putnam: 3.3%
  • Auglaize: 3.4%
  • Van Wert: 3.5%
  • Darke: 3.5% Shelby: 3.8%
  • State of Ohio unemployment is 4.7%

Four counties in Ohio are above the 6.6% level, with Erie County at 6.9%.