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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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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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Unemployment Rate In Hopkins County Declined Slightly In May 2021
Jun23

Unemployment Rate In Hopkins County Declined Slightly In May 2021

The unemployment rate in Hopkins County declined slightly in May 2021, as did the overall employment rate across Northeast Texas and the state, according to Texas Labor Market Index and Texas Workforce Commission. WorkforceDevelopmentAreaMay 2021RateApril 2021RateMay 2020RateTexas5.96.411.8North East Texas5.96.29.2Bowie6.06.310.6Cass7.17.69.6Delta5.35.07.4Franklin4.75.26.9Hopkins4.54.86.9Lamar5.86.18.9Morris10.511.411.9Red...

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Hopkins County Continues To Have Lowest Unemployment Rate In Workforce Area
Mar27

Hopkins County Continues To Have Lowest Unemployment Rate In Workforce Area

Although Hopkins County continues to have the lowest unemployment rate in the Northeast Texas/Texarkana Workforce Development Area, February 2021 marked at least the fifth consecutive month the unemployment rate has risen in the county as has been the case for the state and 9-county WDA to which Hopkins belongs. Texas Workforce Commission and Texas Labor Market Information reports show fluctuations in Texas’ labor force over the...

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Unemployment Rate Up In Hopkins County In January, But Still Lowest In NET Workforce Area
Mar18

Unemployment Rate Up In Hopkins County In January, But Still Lowest In NET Workforce Area

Unemployment rose slightly in Hopkins County from December 2020 to January 2021, but Hopkins County’s 5.4 percent unemployment rate was still the lowest in the Northeast Texas Workforce Development Area in January 2021. That’s also below the state unemployment rate of 7.3 percent and WDA unemployment rate of 7.1 percent. According to Texas Work Force Commission and Texas Labor Market Index’s Local Area Unemployment...

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Hopkins County Continued To Have Lowest Unemployment Rate In Area In December
Jan23

Hopkins County Continued To Have Lowest Unemployment Rate In Area In December

Hopkins County continued to have the lowest unemployment rate in the area, 1.8 percent lower than the state average and 1.6 lower than the average for the Northeast Texas workforce area, according to the Texas Labor Market Information and Texas Workforce Commission. While the unemployment rate fell from 5.8 in November 2020 to back to the 5.3 percent of October 2020, the December 2020 unemployment rate was still nearly twice the 2.8...

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While Unemployment Rates Rose In November 2020, Hopkins County Still Had The  Lowest Jobless Rate In The Area
Dec29

While Unemployment Rates Rose In November 2020, Hopkins County Still Had The Lowest Jobless Rate In The Area

While unemployment rates rose in November 2020, Hopkins County still had the lowest jobless rate in the 9-county Northeast Texas Workforce Development Area last month, according to the civilian labor force estimates released this month by TWC, produced in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, and posted on the Texas Labor Market Information website,. Hopkins County’s unemployment rate rose...

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Hopkins County Had Lowest October 2020 Unemployment Rate In Area
Nov20

Hopkins County Had Lowest October 2020 Unemployment Rate In Area

Hopkins County had the lowest October 2020 unemployment rate in the Texarkana Area Unemployment Statistics report, which covers the 9-county area which spans from Bowie and Cass counties west to Lamar, Delta and Hopkins counties. The unemployment rate in Hopkins County like that across the state declined over the last month, but has yet to fall to pre-COVID-19 rates, according to Local Area Unemployment Statistics released Friday by...

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Hopkins County Had Lowest July 2020 Unemployment Rate In NE Texas Workforce Development Area
Aug21

Hopkins County Had Lowest July 2020 Unemployment Rate In NE Texas Workforce Development Area

Texas Unemployment Rate Down Again in July, Below US Unemployment Rate Hopkins County continued in July to have a lower unemployment rate than the state and national rates, and even below the overall 7.2 percent unemployment rate for the 9-county North East Texas Workforce Development Area (WDA) within which the county is located. In fact, Hopkins County had the lowest July 2020 unemployment rate in the entire Northeast Texas WDA....

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