Texas County had the lowest unemployment rate in the region, according to a state report. 

Texas County’s unemployment rate stood at 7 percent in June, reports the Missouri Department of Economic Development.

The figure was the lowest in south-central Missouri.

The average in south-central Missouri was 7.7 percent.

Area counties and their jobless rates: Douglas, 7.1; Howell, 7.2; Shannon, 10.6; and Wright, 7.2.

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