Texas County's jobless rate was 5.1 percent in December 2019.

Texas County’s unemployment increased again in in December, reports the Missouri Department of Economic Development.

The figure was 5.1 percent, up nine-tenths of a percentage point from the previous month. In October, the rate was 3.4 percent.

Employment numbered 9,076. The report listed unemployed at 464.

Other counties and their unemployment rates: Dent, 4.1; Phelps, 3.4; Shannon, 6.6; Howell, 4.9; Wright, 8.1; Douglas, 6.0; Laclede 10.1; and Pulaski, 4.7.

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