(12-21-22) Mercer and Wyandot Counties had Ohio’s lowest unemployment rate in November (2022) at 2.0%,

The second lowest rated county was Putnam County, who was tied with Union County for second lowest at 2.2%. Van Wert and Auglaize Counties were right behind with a 2.3% rate.

  • Darke County 2.6%
  • Paulding County – 2.6%
  • Shelby County – 2.6%
  • Allen County – 3.3 %
  • Ohio (statewide avg) – 4.2%

Monroe County, in southeast Ohio, had the state’s highest unemployment rate in November at 5.2 %.