Unemployment rate in the Heart of Texas continues its downward trend
WACO, Texas – The unemployment rate in the Heart of Texas six-county region decreased to 3.1% in December, marking a 0.1% drop from November. The Waco Metropolitan Area saw a decrease of 300 jobs in December, and a net job growth of 3,600 for 2023.
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Workforce Solutions for the Heart of Texas provides comprehensive services for businesses and job seekers in its six-county service area, which includes Bosque, Falls, Freestone, Hill, Limestone, and McLennan counties. Workforce Solutions for the Heart of Texas is one of 28 local workforce development boards under the direction of and funded by the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC).
Source: Texas Workforce Commission TexasLMI.com
Note: All unemployment rates listed are not seasonally adjusted. All data reported based on latest TexasLMI.com Labor Market data release as of Jan. 19, 2024.