Goliad County jobless rate up to 5.8 percent
Jul 26, 2013 | 596 views | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Goliad County saw a slight increase in its jobless rate for the month of June, according to Golden Crescent Workforce statistics.

Goliad County’s unemployment rate rose to 5.8 percent from 5.6 in May. A total of 214 residents out of the county’s labor force of 3,505 filed unemployment claims.

Overall, the Golden Crescent’s jobless rate rose from 5.3 to 5.7 percent over the past month. Calhoun County had the highest unemployment rate at 7.0 percent, which is up from 6.6 percent in May.

State jobless rate was reported at 6.9 percent. A total of 890,835 Texas residents filed unemployment claims in June.

Other jobless numbers for Golden Crescent counties were DeWitt (5.3), Gonzales (5.2) Jackson (5.7), Lavaca (4.9) and Victoria (5.8).
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