Texas County's jobless rate decreased in October.

Texas County’s unemployment rate dropped four-tenths of a percentage point in October, reports the Missouri Department of Economic Development. The figure stood at 9.3 percent.

The average in south-central Missouri was 8.7 percent.

Area counties and their unemployment rates were: Douglas, 8; Howell, 8.2; Shannon, 11.6; and Wright, 9.6.

 

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