Total Labor Force (2018)

5,756,633

Total Population

11,689,442

Population Rank Among States

7th

American Community Survey, 2013-2017

Public School Spending Per Student

$15,321

Rank Among States

20th

U.S. Census Bureau, May 2020

Statewide Unemployment Rate (2018)

4.6%

Rank Among States

43rd (tied)

BLS, Local Area Unemployment Statistics
State Workforce Board

Ohio Governor’s Executive Workforce Board

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Local Workforce Boards

Area 10 Workforce Development Board, Richland County Youth and Family Council

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Area 14 Workforce Development Board (Athens, Meigs and Perry Counties)

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Area 17 Workforce Development Board

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Area 7 Workforce Development Board

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Cleveland/Cuyahoga County Workforce Development Board – Area 3

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Fairfield County Economic Development/WIOA Area 20, Pickaway, Ross, Fairfield, Hocking and Vinton Counties

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Lake County Workforce Development Board

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Lorain County Workforce Development Board

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Northeast Ohio Consortium Council of Governments, Agent for the Ohio Area 19 Workforce Development Board

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OhioMeansJobs – Area 15 Workforce Development Board

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OhioMeansJobs – Area 16 Workforce Development Board

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OhioMeansJobs – Area 18 Workforce Development Board

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OhioMeansJobs – Area 8 Workforce Development Board

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Southwest Ohio Region Workforce Investment Board

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Stark Tuscarawas Workforce Development Board

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Summit/Medina Workforce Development Board

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The Workforce Investment Board of Butler/Clermont/Warren

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Workforce Development Area 1 Adams, Brown, Pike, & Scioto Counties

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Workforce Development Board of Central Ohio (Workforce Area 11)

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Workforce Development Board of Lucas County

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Ohio Department of Job and Family Services

Official State Workforce Agency

Ohio Means Jobs

Official State Job Bank

WIOA Funding

Total funding received by Ohio under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)

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Colleges and universities

Ohio's Colleges and Universities

Labor Force Data

*United States Department of Labor Unemployment Insurance National Data, 2018 Non-seasonally adjusted

Ohio National
Year-over Annual Job Growth
0.8%
1.7%
Year-over Average Wage Growth
3.2%
3.3%
Annual Average Unemployment Rate
4.6%
3.9%
Unemployment Exhaustion Rate
24.6%
34.6%
Annual Labor Participation Rate
62.4%
62.9%

Education Levels

*Ages 25 and Older according to the American Community Survey (ACS) educational attainment data.

Less than high school (4.2% Ohio | 12.0% National)
4.2%
12%
High school (32.5% Ohio | 27.1% National)
32.5%
27.1%
Some college/Associate Degree (27.4% Ohio | 28.9% National)
27.4%
28.9%
Bachelor's degree or greater (35.8% Ohio | 32.0% National)
35.8%
32%

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