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Unemployment Rate Drops to Single Digits in Starr County

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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