State unemployment rate stays steady in January while county’s goes up to 2.8%

  • State unemployment rate stays steady in January while county’s goes up to 2.8%
    State unemployment rate stays steady in January while county’s goes up to 2.8%
Texas’ seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate held steady at 3.5 percent in January, according to the Texas Workforce Commissioner. Fayette County’s rate (not seasonally adjusted) increased from 2.4 percent in December to 2.8 percent in January. The rates for surrounding counties also went up, ranging from three-tenths of a percent to six-tenths of a percent. Fayette and Lavaca counties had the…

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