Missouri reported Texas County's unemployment rate at 4.2 percent in February.

Texas County’s unemployment rate stood at 2.6 percent in April, which was down one and one-half of a percentage point from the previous month, reports the Missouri Department of Economic Development.

This level of unemployment is significant since it has not dropped below 3 percent since October 2018, and is the lowest in the Missouri Department of Economic Development’s database, which goes through 1990.

Area counties and their unemployment rates are:

CountyHowellDouglasWrightPulaskiLacledePhelpsDentShannon
Unemployment Rate (%)2.72.42.42.62.42.12.83.5

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