Texas County’s unemployment rate dropped one-half of percentage point in November, reports the Missouri Department of Economic Development.
The figure was 5.4 percent in November.
In south-central Missouri region, the average was 5.1 percent.
Texas County’s civilian work force was 9,481 with 515 unemployed.
Area counties and their unemployment rates were: Douglas, 4.8; Howell, 5.3; Shannon, 6.3; and Wright, 4.7.