Columbus is host to the National Hockey League All Star game this week-end. The NHL showcase will bring thousands fans and visitors to the city as well as international media attention.
Central Ohio Outpaces State In April Job Market
The Central Ohio job market continues to outperform most of the state.
Figures released by the state today show Franklin County with a non-seasonally adjusted April unemployment rate of 5.7 percent. That was good enough for tenth-lowest in the state and down from 6.1 percent the previous month.
Western Ohioâ€™s Mercer county once again had Ohioâ€™s lowest jobless rate at 4.1 percent, with Delaware and Union counties close behind.
Southern Ohioâ€™s Pike county had the highest April jobless rate at 12.1 percent.