LUBBOCK, TX - Job statistics released Friday by the Texas Workforce Commission showed Lubbock's unemployment rate fell during the month of July.
The local unemployment rate was 3.6 percent, down from 3.9 percent in June.
An estimated 153,500 residents in the Lubbock metropolitan statistical area (MSA) were employed last month.
The Texas Workforce Commission said the Amarillo MSA has the lowest unemployment rate in the state at 3.1 percent.
The McAllen-Edinburg-Mission MSA had the highest unemployment rate at 7.7 percent.
The unemployment rate in Texas fell to 4.3 percent in July.
Click here to see the July 2017 report from the Texas Workforce Commission.
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