Local unemployment rate continues to fall

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The  unemployment rate declined  in most areas of Texas last month, and also in Wichita Falls and North Texas.

The rate for the city of Wichita Falls fell to 4%  in July,  the same rate as a year ago, but slightly lower than June.  

The rate for the three county metro area of Wichita Falls also fell  to 3.7%.

The lowest rate in this region was  in Foard County at 2.8%, and the highest rate  was again Wilbarger County, but it fell  from 4.6% in June. 

The state average  for July is 4% with Midland’s  2.2% rate the lowest in Texas.

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