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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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Northeast Texas WDA Unemployment Rates Rose In June 2022, But Remain Lower Than June 2021 Rates
Jul27

Northeast Texas WDA Unemployment Rates Rose In June 2022, But Remain Lower Than June 2021 Rates

Unemployment in Northeast Texas Workforce Development area rose for the second consecutive month, but the June 2022 unemployment rates were still below June 2021 unemployment rates for all nine counties in the WDA. Franklin and Hopkins continued in June 2022 to have the lowest unemployment rates in NETWDA and both county’s 3.5% unemployment rates are still below the overall state unemployment rate of 4.4% for June 2022,...

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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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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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