Lubbock’s unemployment rate held steady at 3.1 percent in March

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LUBBOCK, Texas – Job statistics released Friday by the Texas Workforce Commission showed the unemployment rate in Lubbock held steady during the month of March. 

The local unemployment rate was reported at 3.1 percent, the same rate reported for the month of February. 

An estimated 159,200 residents in the Lubbock metropolitan statistical area (MSA) were employed during the month. The civilian labor force was estimated at 164,300.

Lubbock’s unemployment rate in March 2018 was measured at 3.5 percent. 

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

The state will release job statistics for the month of April on Friday, May 17, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. (CDT).

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