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Report: Midland Ranked Number 1 in Job Creation

The Texas A&M Real Estate Center has released their July 2015 monthly review of the Texas economy and Midland is at the top of one list.

Midland was ranked first in job creation in the state, followed by Dallas-Plano-Irving then Odessa.

According to the report, the Texas economy continues to create more jobs, despite lower oil prices.

The overall unemployment rate fell from 5 percent this time last year to 4.2 percent.

Midland also had the third lowest unemployment rate in the state, which is lower than the state average.

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