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Midland employment on the riseMidland employment on the risehttps://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=73562013-05-20T09:18:00Z2013-05-20T00:00:00Z

MIDLAND - The preliminary local jobless rates for April 2013 are available, with revised March 2013 numbers in parentheses. Only the top ten are listed.

  • Midland 3.0 (3.1)
  • Odessa 3.7 (3.7)
  • Amarillo 4.4 (4.6)
  • Abilene 4.8 (4.9)
  • Lubbock 4.8 (5.3)
  • College Station-Bryan 5.0 (5.1)
  • San Angelo 5.0 (4.9)
  • Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos 5.1 (5.3)
  • Victoria 5.1 (5.2)
  • Longview 5.4 (5.6)


Midland’s labor force grew to 94,321 from the March 2013 figure of 93,491 and created 1,000 new jobs from March 2013 to April 2013 for a job growth rate of 1.2 percent, according to the Texas Workforce Commission.

Statewide, the unemployment rate remained at 6.4 percent, with 33,100 new jobs added in April 2013. The state has added 326,100 new jobs in 2013.

For all Texas areas, see the Texas Workforce Commission's monthly report.

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