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State Profile: 2017 Area Unemployment Rates

The following table shows unemployment rates for metropolitan areas1 within Texas.

Location Unemployment Rate
Abilene, TX MSA 3.7%
Amarillo, TX MSA 3.0%
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX MSA 3.1%
Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX MSA 7.1%
Brownsville-Harlingen, TX MSA 6.9%
College Station-Bryan, TX MSA 3.2%
Corpus Christi, TX MSA 5.8%
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area 3.6%
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 3.6%
El Paso, TX MSA 4.6%
Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Division 3.7%
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX MSA 5.0%
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, TX MSA 4.2%
Laredo, TX MSA 4.2%
Longview, TX MSA 5.1%
Lubbock, TX MSA 3.2%
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX MSA 7.4%
Midland, TX MSA 3.0%
Odessa, TX MSA 4.1%
San Angelo, TX MSA 3.7%
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX MSA 3.5%
Sherman-Denison, TX MSA 3.5%
Texarkana, TX-Texarkana, AR MSA 4.5%
Tyler, TX MSA 4.1%
Victoria, TX MSA 4.8%
Waco, TX MSA 3.9%
Wichita Falls, TX MSA 3.7%

1 Area definitions: Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)
Metropolitan Division (MSD)

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, Local Area Unemployment Statistics Information and Analysis

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