Texas County’s unemployment rate decreased to 6.4 percent in September, reports the Missouri Department of Economic Development.
The rate dropped 1.2 percent points from the previous month. In south-central Missouri region, the average was 6.3.
The county’s civilian work force was 9,604 with 614 unemployed.
Area counties and their unemployment rates were: Douglas, 8.5; Howell, 6; Shannon, 6.7; and Wright, 6.5.