Texas’ Unemployment Rate Remains at Historic Low
The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for Texas in November 2018 was 3.7 percent, the same 42-year low as it was in October, and the same as the United States’ overall rate.
The Texas Economy added 14,000 seasonally adjusted non-farm jobs last month, and annual employment growth for Texas was 3 percent, marking 103 consecutive months of annual growth.
The lowest unemployment rate was held by Midland at 2.1 percent, and the highest belonged to the McAllen-Edinburg-Mission area with 5.8 percent. Lubbock’s rate held at 2.7 percent, the same as October. Amarillo’s rate was 2.5 percent, also the same as October.
For more information, visit the Texas Workforce Commission Website.