>Darke County unemployment rates remain high during June

>The Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services has released unemployment figures for June. Darke County remained steady at 11.7%, where rates have hovered since a 5-percentage-point spike between October 2008 and January February 2009. Darke County’s rate was the 37th best out of the 88 counties.

Other area counties: Mercer – 9.4; Miami – 12.7; Preble – 13.2; Montgomery – 12.4. Ohio’s overall unemployment was 11.1% for June, while the national average was 9.5%.

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  1. #1 by Anonymous on July 22, 2009 - 5:49 am

    >Nice graph. I don't think I've ever seen a graph of just Darke County like that.

  2. #2 by Anonymous on July 22, 2009 - 9:43 pm

    >The largest decrease in employment by the graph occurred from October, 2008 to February, 2009. That would seem to be correct.

  3. #3 by Anonymous on July 23, 2009 - 1:42 pm

    >What companies are cutting jobs the most there?

  4. #4 by Anonymous on July 24, 2009 - 9:25 pm

    >Im sure Obama will fix this ??

  5. #5 by Anonymous on July 27, 2009 - 2:35 am

    >Probably not as quick as people would like. But there is no question about who was in the White House when the huge unemployment occurred,

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