Rate still at 9.1%
Ohio's unemployment rate was 9.1 percent in September, unchanged from August, according to data released by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services . Ohio's nonfarm wage and salary employment decreased 21,600 over the month.
The number of workers unemployed in Ohio in September was 534,000, down from 536,000 in August. The number of unemployed has decreased by 43,000 in the past 12 months . The September unemployment rate for Ohio was down from 9.8 percent in September 2010.
The U.S. unemployment rate for Septmber remained unchanged from August at 9.1 percent.