In these first two segments, we’re going to learn about Jerrie Mock—and about local artists who helped commemorate the 50th anniversary of her pioneering flight around the world.
Franklin County Jobless Rate Climbs
Franklin County’s jobless rate climbed nearly a point last month but still remains below the statewide average. Franklin County’s jobless rate for June stood at 9%, up from 8.2% in May.
Despite the increase, Franklin County has one of the lowest jobless rates in the state. Geauga County, near Cleveland, had the state’s lowest unemployment rate at 7.9%.
Williams County, in far Northwest Ohio, had the highest; 17.6% of its workforce is unemployed. Ohio’s overall unemployment rate stands at 11.2%.
Other Central Ohio Unemployment Rates