Texas County's jobless rate was 8.1 percent in January, a big jump from the previous month.

Texas County’s unemployment stood at 6 percent in October, the Missouri Department of Economic Development reported.

The department said the civilian workforce stood at 11,285 — with 10,604 employed.

In south-central Missouri, the average jobless rate also was 6 p.m.

Area counties and their unemployment rate: Douglas, 6.3; Howell, 5.5; Shannon, 8; and Wright, 6.3. 

Leave a comment

Leave a Reply