City of Midland Continues to Have Lowest Local Unemployment

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

Unemployment just keeps getting lower and lower here in the Lone Star State.

The unemployment rate dipped below seven percent this month for the first time in three years.

It's now at 6.9 percent to be exact.

The national unemployment rate is current at 8.1 percent.

In case you were wondering, Midland still has the lowest local unemployment rate at 3.5 percent.