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Recent News

Rural Capital Area Unemployment Rate Inches Up to 5.6% in February

Mar 26, 2021

The unadjusted unemployment rate of the Rural Capital Area of Central Texas rose to 5.6 percent in February 2021, a slight increase from the 5.3 percent rate recorded in January 2021, according to figures released today by the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC).

Rural Capital Area Economy Rounds Out 2020 With 5.1% Unemployment Rate, Jobs Added in December

Jan 22, 2021

The unadjusted unemployment rate of the Rural Capital Area of Central Texas rounded out 2020 by dropping to 5.1 percent in December, down from 5.8 percent in November, with 3,604 jobs added, according to figures released today by the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC). The 5.1 percent unemployment rate in the nine-county Workforce Solutions Rural Capital Area (WSRCA) represented 28,870 residents seeking employment. The region’s unemployment rate remained below both the Texas (7.1 percent)* and national (6.5 percent)* rates.