Ohio's unemployment rate was 5.2 percent in July 2017, up from 5.0 percent in June 2017.
Ohio’s nonagricultural wage and salary employment increased 1,600 over the month.
The number of workers unemployed in Ohio in July was 300,000, up 9,000 from 291,000 in June.
The number of unemployed has increased by 19,000 in the past 12 months from 281,000. The July unemployment rate for Ohio increased from 4.9 percent in July 2016.
The U.S. unemployment rate for July was 4.3 percent, down from 4.4 percent in June and down from 4.9 percent in July 2016.
County by county unemployment rates for the state will be released on Tuesday.