The jobless rate in Wichita Falls rose from 5.7% in January to 5.8% last month. A year ago the rate was 6.5%.
The rate for the three county metro region of Wichita, Clay and Archer counties also rose a tenth of a percent last month, from 5.4% to 5.5%.
Cottle County had the highest rate in Texoma, and the only jobless rate over 6%. The lowest rate is in Jack County, with 3.5% for February.
The jobless rate for the entire state came in at 5.9% in February compared to 6.6% a year ago.
Midland and Odessa have the lowest rates in the state, at 3 and 3.7% respectively.
The Workforce Commission says the state saw 37,600 jobs added in February, for a total growth of 314,200 jobs this year.
NORTH TEXAS REGION 5%
ARCHER CO. 4.6%
BAYLOR CO. 4.5%
CLAY CO. 5%
COTTLE CO. 6.2%
FOARD CO. 4.7%
HARDEMAN CO. 4.7%
JACK CO. 3.5%
MONTAGUE CO. 4.1%
WICHITA CO. 5.6%
WILBARGER CO. 3.9%
YOUNG CO. 4.2%
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