The city of Mentor's unemployment rate dropped to 5.4 percent in May, according to civilian labor force estimates from the Ohio Department of Job & Family Services.
That is the third consecutive month the city's unemployment rate has dropped.
In March, Mentor's rate was 6 percent; in April, 5.6.
This gives Mentor the lowest unemployment rate for any community in Ohio more than 50,000 people.
Mentor's unemployment rate had spiked as high as 7.1 percent in February after reaching the 3-year low of 5.3 percent in October and November 2011.
Meanwhile, in Lake County, the unemployment rate also decreased from 6.1 percent in April to 5.9 percent in May.
Fianlly, the unemployment rate in Ohio declined from 7.3 percent in April to 7.3 percent in April to 6.9 percent in May.