The rate for most areas in Oklahoma is on the decline in the last year according to the most recent jobs report for the Sooner State.
The unemployment rate in the City of Wichita Falls as well as the Wichita Falls metro area rose slightly in December from the month before.
The Texas jobless rate for December has slipped to 6.1 percent in the fourth straight month of declines.
The number of Americans seeking unemployment aid plummeted to a five-year low last week.
One of the major talking points during the presidential campaign was jobs. Today the labor department issued the latest statistics.
Unemployment in Oklahoma is on the rise from September.
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A special hiring fair for veterans is set for Thursday in Wichita Falls.
September unemployment rate for the nation fell to 7.8%.
Unemployment numbers continue to rise in the nation and state, and here in Wichita Falls, too. Officials say there are plenty of jobs to be had, though, and employers are simply waiting on the workers with the right skills.
After a significant improvement in unemployment in Texas and Texoma last month, jobless numbers are on the rise again
The local economy is showing signs of picking up as the local unemployment rate continues to fall.
In Wichita Falls, the unemployment rate dropped to 6.9%, down from 7.7% a year ago. Numbers like that have local leaders looking forward to the year ahead.