Unemployment Rate Continues to Fall in the Basin

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND/ODESSA - Good news for workers here in the Basin, the unemployment rate continues to fall.

Midland is tied with Amarillo for the lowest unemployment rate in Texas.

Midland's unemployment rate fell from 5.6% in April to 5.4% in May.

In Odessa, the unemployment rate decreased from 8.4% in April to 8.2% in May.

The State of Texas remains well below the national unemployment rate.