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Unemployment Rates Continue to Decline Across Texas

Unemployment rates continue to decline across Texas, but the rate in Wichita Falls is stubbornly holding higher than many cities. 
Unemployment rates continue to decline across Texas, but the rate in Wichita Falls is stubbornly holding higher than many cities.

The Texas Workforce Commission says 10 of 11 major industries in Texas had positive growth in the past year. The Midland area had the lowest rate again at 3.3%.

The Wichita Falls metro area of Wichita, Archer, and Clay counties showed another decline in unemployment numbers from 6.8% a year ago and 5.9% in September, to 5.8% last month.

The unemployment rate in the city alone remained at 6.3% for October, unchanged from the month before, but down almost a full point from a year ago. The rate for this region remained unchanged from last month at 5.4%.

Jack County had the lowest rate again at 4.1% and Cottle County had the highest rate in October at 7%. The rate in Wichita County fell slightly to 6%.
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