The Texas Workforce Commission released the September 2017 Labor Market and Employment reports and unemployment in Starr County has slid into single digits to a 9.7%.
Starr County has seen a significant decline for the past year. Last September’s unemployment rate for the county was at 13.4%.
The trend is consistent with the rest of the Rio Grande Valley counties, which are also down to single-digit unemployment.
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