(WKBN) – Ohio’s unemployment rate dropped to 4.2% in August.
The rates also fell around the tri-county area, but they remain above the state level.
Columbiana County has the lowest mark at just under 5%, dropping a half-percent last month.
Mahoning County remained at just over 6%, while the jobless rate improved in Youngstown to 7.5%. However, 1,700 people remain out of work.
Trumbull County’s unemployment rate also improved. It’s now at 6.4%.