DeWitt unemployment rate at 5.2%

 

The unemployment rate has improved in DeWitt County from a year ago according to the State Comptroller’s office.
 
At the end of July the unemployment rate here was at 5.2% compared to a year ago when it was 5.6%. Those figures represent a labor force of 10,591 people with 10,036 employed and 555 unemployed.
 
The Texas unemployment rate was 6.5 percent for July 2013 down from 6.9 percent in July 2012.
 
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