Texas County's jobless rate decreased in October.

Texas County’s unemployment rate was down in October, reports the Missouri Department of Economic Development.

The figure was 8 percent, which was down three-tenths of a percentage point from August.

The average in south-central Missouri was 8.2 percent.

Area counties and their jobless rates: Douglas, 8.1 percent; Howell, 7.5; Shannon, 11.8; and Wright, 8.5.


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