Unemployment numbers are down in Lorain County as well as the cities of Elyria and Lorain, according to numbers released today by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services.
Lorain County unemployment for September was 6.8 percent, down from 7.1 percent in August and 8.8 percent in September 2011.
In Elyria, September unemployment was 7.1 percent, down from 7.3 percent a month earlier and 8.5 percent a year ago.
In Lorain, September unemployment was 8.3 percent, down from 9.0 percent a month earlier and 11.6 percent a year ago.
Ohio’s unemployment rate was 7.0 percent in September, down from 7.2 percent in August and 8.6 percent in September 2011.