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Texas jobless rate drops to lowest in 40 years

25 December 2017, 02:51 | Nina Perez

Texas unemployment numbers drop again

Texas jobless rate drops to lowest in 40 years

The U.S. unemployment rate was unchanged at 4.1 percent. The latest numbers represent 75,807 unemployed persons, also a new record low, compared to 77,231 in October and 136,135 in November 2016.

The jobless rate fell to 3.8 percent from 3.9 percent in October, with nine of 11 major industry sectors adding positions.

Last year, in November 2016, San Angelo's unemployment rate was at 4.2 percent.

State labor statistics released Friday showed a 2.2 percent unemployment rate in the Norfolk area, the same as in October.

Unemployment rates have dropped to record lows in five states, including the "yellow hammer" state of Alabama.




Over the past 12 months, 27 states have added payroll jobs. Texas had the most growth with 330,600 jobs.

Jobs losses were experienced in Information (-100), Trade, Transportation, & Utilities (-200), Professional & Business Services (-200), Educational & Health Services (-300), and Other Services (-300). Alaska and North Dakota shed jobs between October and November. according to the Labor Department. California was second in job additions with 288,300.

In another measure of employment, there was a decline of 1,300 nonagricultural jobs over-the-month. It was below 2.7 percent in Nebraska, New Hampshire and North Dakota.

On Maui, the unemployment rate was at 2% on Maui Island, up slightly from the 1.9% rate in October and down from the 3% reported at the same time a year ago. In total, 17 states have unemployment rates below the national average.



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