Lubbock’s unemployment rate dropped to 2.3 percent in April

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LUBBOCK, Texas – After holding steady at 3.1 percent in February and March, Lubbock’s unemployment rate dopped during the month of April. 

Job statistics released Friday by the Texas Workforce Commission showed the local unemployment at 2.3 percent.

An estimated 159,800 residents in the Lubbock metropolitan statistical area (MSA) were employed during the month. The civilian labor force was estimated at 163,600.

Lubbock’s unemployment rate one year ago (April  2018) was measured at 2.8 percent. 

Click here to view the full April unemployment and jobs report from the Texas Workforce Commission.    

The state will release job statistics for the month of May on Friday, June 19, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. (CDT).

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