Texas County's jobless rate was 3 percent in October 2018. 

Texas County’s unemployment rate jumped one-half percentage point to 5.1 percent in January, reports the Missouri Department of Economic Development.

The labor force totaled 9,160 — of those 468 were unemployment, according to a report.

A year ago, the rate was 5.8 percent.

Other counties and their jobless rates: Dent, 4.4; Douglas, 4.6; Shannon, 6.8; Wright, 4.8; Laclede, 4.7; Phelps, 4.2; and Howell, 4.6.

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