Bexar and surrounding area reach ‘full employment’Bexar and surrounding area reach ‘full employment’https://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=18802015-01-28T07:51:00Z2015-01-27T00:00:00Z

SAN ANTONIO - Bexar County reached full employment in December, based on the standards used by most economists. The unemployment rate for the area fell to 3.8 percent, Workforce Solutions Alamo reported.

That was slightly higher than the 3.7 percent average for the 12-county area covered by Workforce Solutions Alamo, which includes Atascosa, Bandera, Comal, Frio, Gillespie, Guadalupe, Karnes, Kendall, Kerr, Medina and Wilson counties.

Gillespie County had the lowest unemployment rate in December among the counties at 2.5 percent.

Bexar and Medina counties had the highest rates at 3.8 percent, which is still considered full employment.

The Texas unadjusted unemployment rate was 4.1 percent in December, down from 4.6 percent in November. The nation's unadjusted unemployment rate was 5.4 percent in December, down from 5.5 percent in November.

For more employment data, see the Texas Workforce Commission.

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