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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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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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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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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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