The local job market is starting to bloom, according to the latest figures from the state.
The city and county unemployment rates, released on Tuesday by the state's Job and Family Services, says Summit County's rates was an even 7% for the month of March. That's down from February's figure of 7.3.
The number actually bests the statewide average, which was set at 7.1-percent for the month, but officials point out the state's figures are seasonally adjusted.
For the month of March, Summit County's rate stood at 7.5 in 2012.
JFS also tracks the rates for Akron and Cuyahoga Falls, with the county seat at an even 7-percent, down three-tenths of a point from February.
In Cuyahoga Falls, the rate fell from 6.9-percent to 6.5.
You can check all of the city and county rates across Ohio by accessing the document attached to this page.