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Unemployment Rate Drops to Single Digits in Starr County for April 2023

The Texas Workforce Commission released the April 2023 Labor Market and Employment reports and unemployment in Starr County has slid into single digits to a 9.2%.

Starr County has seen a significant decline for the past year. Last April’s unemployment rate for the county was at 10.7%.

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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