Texas County’s unemployment rate dropped one-half of a percentage point in October, reports the Missouri Department of Economic Development.
The figure was 3 percent.
According to the report, the civilian labor force totaled 8,923. There were 8,653 employed.
Other counties and their unemployment rates: Douglas, 2.8; Howell, 3.6; Shannon, 3.9; and Wright, 2.7.
The average in south-central Missouri was 3.3 percent.