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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, Delta Counties Had The Lowest September Unemployment Rate In Area
Oct16

Hopkins, Delta Counties Had The Lowest September Unemployment Rate In Area

While unemployment rates across the state and Northeast Texas increased 1.3 percent in September, the unemployment rate in the Texarkana/Northeast Texas area as a whole only increased 0.6 percent. Hopkins and Delta Counties had the lowest September unemployment rate (5,8 percent) in the area, according to LAUS, local area area unemployment statistics reported by Texas Workforce Commission in the Texas Labor information report. Texas...

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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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Hopkins County Unemployment Rate Below State Average
Jan17

Hopkins County Unemployment Rate Below State Average

Employment remains strong in Hopkins County according to the latest report from the Northeast Texas Workforce Development. In their Area Labor Market Information for November 2017, the unemployment rate for the county is 3.1 with a labor force of 17,211 and 16,671 of those employed. Texas unemployment rate is at 3.7. Hopkins County leads all other counties in the Northeast Texas area except Delta County. Delta County also has the...

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New Unemployment Rates For Hopkins County
Jul09

New Unemployment Rates For Hopkins County

Unemployment in Hopkins County is less than 5% according to Economic Development Executive Director Roger Feagley. Feagley told KSST news in an interview Tuesday that local industry is attracting workers from outside Hopkins County due to the low numbers of available local workforce. He stated this is also attractive for local business as these who drive to Sulphur Springs to work make purchases locally and are also attracted to live...

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Hopkins County Unemployment Rate Lowest In Region
Jun27

Hopkins County Unemployment Rate Lowest In Region

The latest figures for May show Hopkins County with the lowest unemployment rate in the region. The unemployment rate was 4.3%. The report also indicated that there were only 813 unemployed persons in the county. By Don Julian, KSST News and Sports Director

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