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Rural Capital Area Unemployment Ticks Up in January

Mar 13, 2019

Figures released by the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) show the unemployment rate in the Austin-Round Rock Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)* was 3.3 percent in January 2019, up from 2.7 percent in December. The 3.3 percent unemployment rate represented 40,161 residents seeking employment. The region’s unemployment rate remained nearly one point below both the Texas (4.2 percent)** and national (4.4 percent)** rates.