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Unemployment rates drop across SE TexasUnemployment rates drop across SE Texashttps://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=91752012-10-30T11:16:00Z2012-10-30T00:00:00Z

SOUTHEAST TEXAS - The Southeast Texas unemployment rate decreased from 10.7 percent in August to 9.8 percent in September. This is also down from the 11.1 percent unemployment rate in September 2011. Below are the unemployment rates for counties in the region.

Southeast Texas Counties: Unemployment Rates
County Sept. 2012 Aug. 2012 Sept. 2011
Hardin 7.7% 8.5% 9.5%
Jasper 9.3% 10.1% 11.5%
Orange 9.9% 10.5% 11.4%
Tyler 9.9% 10.6% 11.8%
San Augustine 10.1% 10.7% 11.9%
Jefferson 10.2% 11.3% 11.4%
Newton 11.4% 12.4% 13.9%
Sabine 14.4% 15.1% 15.5%


For more on workforce data, see the Texas Workforce Commission.

Read more at the Orange Leader.

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