The unemployment rate for Lubbock amounted to 4.3 percent, up slightly from the 4.2 percent in December of 2013. The number of unemployed is slightly down from January 2013 - currently at an estimated 6,400 jobless in Lubbock.
Lubbock’s unemployment rate is fourth-lowest in the state. Other regional cities like Midland, Odessa, Amarillo and San Angelo have some of the lowest rates in Texas, according to the TWC.
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