McALLEN - The local unemployment rate continues to dip across the Rio Grande Valley, sliding below pre-recession lows in April.
At 7.3 percent, McAllen-Edinburg-Mission metro area unemployment remains the highest in Texas and above the national average of 5.4 percent.
The Brownsville-Harlingen metropolitan area is also above the national average with an unemployment rate of 6.7 percent, a dip from 7.1 percent in March and an even greater decline from 8 percent in April 2014.
See the Texas Workforce Commission.
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