October 21, 2014

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Unemployment up in Lorain County, cities of Lorain and Elyria

Unemployment rates were up in January in Lorain County as well as the cities of Lorain and Elyria, according to numbers released this morning from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services.

January unemployment for the county was 9.0 percent, up from 7.2 percent in December but down from 9.8 percent in January 2012.

In the city of Elyria, the jobless rate was 9.3 percent for January, up from 7.5 percent in December but down from 9.5 percent a year ago.

In the city of Lorain, the jobless rate was 10.4 percent for January, up from 8.8 percent in December but down from 12.3 percent a year ago.