Midland, Odessa Continuing to See Lowest Unemployment in the State

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND/ODESSA - It's nothing new but it is something worth bragging about.

Once again Midland and Odessa have the lowest and second lowest unemployment rates in the state.

Midland has the lowest with 3.8 percent in August and Odessa comes in second with 4.5 percent.

Amarillo is in at third with five percent.

The state as a whole is doing rather well compared to the rest of the country coming in at 7.1, which is a full point below the national average.