Houston employment continues to beat Texas, U.S. averagesHouston employment continues to beat Texas, U.S. averageshttps://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=41792014-05-21T10:25:00Z2014-05-19T00:00:00Z

HOUSTON - The Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown Metro Area created 85,800 jobs in the 12 months ending April 2014, according to the Texas Workforce Commission.

Since the bottom of the recession, the metro area has added 387,100 net new jobs, or 251.7 percent of the 153,800 jobs lost during the recession.

Houston's April unemployment rate was 4.6 percent, down from 5.2 percent in March, and down from 5.9 percent in April 2013. April marked the lowest unemployment rate for Houston since May ’08, when the rate fell to 4.4 percent.

Read more at the Greater Houston Partnership. For the full report, see the Texas Workforce Commission.

For more stats, see Employment under Houston Market Data Sources.

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