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Unemployment Up In May 2022 Across The State, Including In Hopkins, Surrounding Counties
Jun21

Unemployment Up In May 2022 Across The State, Including In Hopkins, Surrounding Counties

Seasonably unadjusted unemployment as a whole was up slightly across the state in May 2022, including in the 9-County Northeast Texas Workforce Development Area, which includes Hopkins County. Texas & Northeast Texas WDA In fact, the Northeast Texas WDA’s 4.1% unemployment rate is slightly higher than the overall state average of 3.8% last month, according to the Local Area Unemployment Statistics reported for May 2022 on...

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Unemployment In Hopkins County Declines To Pre-COVID Rate In April
May20

Unemployment In Hopkins County Declines To Pre-COVID Rate In April

Franklin and Hopkins Counties continued to have the lowest unemployment rates in the Northeast Texas Workforce Development Area. In fact, unemployment in Hopkins County declined in April 2022 to the pre-COVID low of 2.8%, down from a seasonally adjusted rate of 3% in March 2022 and a 3.1% rate unadjusted for seasonal employment, according to the data published May 20, 2022 on Texas Labor Market Information website, for Texas Workforce...

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Unemployment Rates Continued To Decline In Hopkins County, Across Texas In March 2022
Apr15

Unemployment Rates Continued To Decline In Hopkins County, Across Texas In March 2022

Unemployment rates continued to decline in Hopkins County, Northeast Texas and across the state from February to March 2022. The Northeast Texas Workforce Development Area’s March 2022 unemployment rate of 4.1 is still a little bit higher than the overall Texas unemployment rate of 3.9, which was slightly higher than the national unemployment rate of 3.8, according to the March 2022 statistics released by Texas Labor Market...

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Franklin And Hopkins Counties Have Lowest Area February 2022 Unemployment Rates
Mar25

Franklin And Hopkins Counties Have Lowest Area February 2022 Unemployment Rates

Franklin and Hopkins Counties continue to lead the Northeast Texas Workforce Development Area in February 2022, marking least the ninth consecutive month both have had the lowest unemployment rates. Franklin, Hopkins and Delta were also once again the only counties in the NET WDA with unemployment rates below the overall 4.7% state average last month, according to the local area unemployment statistics (LAUS) released Friday morning...

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Franklin County Posts Lowest Unemployment Rate In NET Area For 7th Consecutive Month
Jan24

Franklin County Posts Lowest Unemployment Rate In NET Area For 7th Consecutive Month

Unemployment Rates Continue Dropping, Almost To Pre-Pandemic Levels In Hopkins County Unemployment continues to drop across the Northeast Texas Workforce Development Area to the lowest rates since the pandemic began. Franklin County had the lowest December unemployment rate in the WDA, marking the 7th consecutive month Franklin County has had the best unemployment rate. Hopkins County was a close second, with unemployment dropping to...

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Franklin, Hopkins Continued To Have Lowest Unemployment Rates In November 2021 In NET Workforce Development Area
Dec18

Franklin, Hopkins Continued To Have Lowest Unemployment Rates In November 2021 In NET Workforce Development Area

Franklin and Hopkins Counties continued to have the lowest unemployment rates in the Northeast Texas Workforce Development Area in November 2021. Eight of the nine counties did have unemployment rates of less than 6% for the 11th month of the year, giving the Northeast Texas WDA an overall 4.9% unemployment rate, which is just above the state average of 4.5% unemployment last month. In fact, only three of the counties – Franklin,...

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Franklin, Hopkins Counties Continue To Have Lowest Area October 2021 Unemployment Rates
Nov20

Franklin, Hopkins Counties Continue To Have Lowest Area October 2021 Unemployment Rates

Franklin and Hopkins counties continued to have the lowest October 2021 unemployment rates in the nine-county Northeast Texas Workforce Development Area, both less than 4% each. Franklin County for the fourth consecutive month had the lowest unemployment rate of 3.8%, with 201 of the 5,269 work force reported to be unemployed as of the October 2021 Texas Labor Market Information data released Friday, Nov. 19, 2021. That’s down...

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September 2021 Unemployment Rates Below State Average In Only 3 Counties In NET Workforce Development Area
Oct28

September 2021 Unemployment Rates Below State Average In Only 3 Counties In NET Workforce Development Area

Unemployment on average continued to decline, although by less than 1 percent, across the state last month as was the case for all except one county in Northeast Texas Workforce Development Area. Franklin, Hopkins and Delta were the only counties in the nine-county Northeast Texas WDA with September 2021 unemployment rates below the state average of 4.9 percent, according to the Local Area Unemployment Statistics report published by...

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Hopkins County Unemployment Rate Dips During August 2021
Sep20

Hopkins County Unemployment Rate Dips During August 2021

Delta, Franklin, Hopkins, Lamar Counties Jobless Rates Remain Below State Average The unemployment rate in Hopkins County dipped slightly during August 2021, and Franklin County continued ahead of Hopkins County for the second consecutive month in a row with the lowest unemployment rate in the Northeast Texas/Texarkana Workforce Development Area, according to the Texas Workforce Commission and Texas Labor Market Index data released...

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Franklin County Has Lowest July 2021 Unemployment Rate In Area
Aug20

Franklin County Has Lowest July 2021 Unemployment Rate In Area

Hopkins County Falls to 2nd By Narrow Margin After an extended period, Hopkins County can no longer claim to have the lowest jobless rate in the Northeast Texas/Texarkana Workforce Development Area. Franklin County unseated Hopkins County lst month for that, but Hopkins County is a close second with only 0.1 separating the two counties’ July 2021 unemployment rates, according to the latest Local Area Unemployment Statistics...

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