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Columbus Area Unemployment Rate Declines

In December of 2015 a total of 15,200 people were unemployed. The unemployment rate was recorded at 4.7% last month. Jobs that gained were in the sectors of transportation, trade, and utilities. Health and education employment increased to over 4,500 jobs. Even manufacturing gained a total of 3,200 jobs. This increase in employment may be due to that fact that recreational establishments recently opened back up just in time for ski season.

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