Texas County's jobless rate was 7.3 percent in August.

Texas County’s unemployment rate declined two-tenths of a percentage point in August from the previous month, the Missouri Department of Economic Development report.

The rate was 7.3 percent.

The civilian labor force was 11,340, and the jobless total was 830, according to the report.

Other counties and their unemployment rates: Douglas, 9.5; Howell, 6.9; Shannon, 10; and Wright, 7.

The average in south-central Missouri was 7.7 percent.

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