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Texas unemployment rate dips to 5.5 percent - The Glen Rose Reporter : State News

Texas unemployment rate dips to 5.5 percent

All 11 major industries post positive annual growth rates

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Posted: Wednesday, April 23, 2014 4:46 pm

AUSTIN — The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Texas fell to 5.5 percent in March, down two-tenths of a percentage point from February’s rate of 5.7 percent. The unemployment rate in Texas remains well below the national rate of 6.7 percent. 

Employers in Texas added 9,100 jobs in March for a total of 310,000 jobs added over the year. The annual growth rate for total nonagricultural employment has remained at or above 2.6 percent since January 2012.  

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