Local Unemployment Remains Unchanged

Local numbers are in for the falls and it looks like the jobless rate stayed the same for July. Unemployment read 8.1 percent for July, the same as June and just .1 more than July of 2010. A total of 5,800 people in Wichita Fall remain jobless.

State employers did add just over 29,000 jobs, though the unemployment rate for Texas jumped up from 8.2 percent to 8.4. This is the also the 10th consecutive month that we have experienced positive job growth.