According to data released by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODFJS), Ohio's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for February was 6.5 percent – a 0.4 percent drop from its January rate of 6.9 percent. The U.S. unemployment rate increased from 6.6 percent in January to 6.7 percent in February, which is down from 7.7 percent in February 2013. The number of unemployed workers in Ohio decreased by 18,000 from 395,000 in January to 377,000 in February. During that time, the state's nonagricultural wage and salary employment decreased by 4,600 from a revised 5,284,600 in January to 5,280,000 in February. For more, read the full news release and access the Current Civilian Labor Force Estimates.