Texas County's jobless rate was 6.4 percent in September.

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. 

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