Texas County's jobless rate was 4.8 percent in July, according to a state report.

Texas County’s unemployment rate increased 1.4 percent points to 4.4 percent in November, reports the Missouri Department of Economic Development.

In south-central Missouri, the average rate was 4.1 percent.

Texas County’s civilian labor force was 9,084 with 396 unemployed, the state report said.

Area counties and their unemployment rates were: Douglas, 3.9; Howell, 3.9; Shannon, 5.3; and Wright, 4.7. 

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