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Metro Houston created 80,400 jobs, a 2.6 percent increase, in the 12 months ending October ’19, according to data released today by the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC). Nonfarm payroll employment was 3,202,100 in October, up from 3,173,900 in September.
A few items of note:
Houston's unemployment rate was 3.5 percent in October, down from 3.6 percent in September and from 3.9 percent in October of last year. The Texas rate in October was 3.3 percent, the U.S. rate 3.3 percent. The rates are not seasonally adjusted.
Patrick Jankowski, CERP
Senior Vice President, Research
Metro Houston created 80,400 jobs since October '19