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Unemployment Remains Same in Wichita Falls

The state-wide unemployment numbers are in.

In Wichita Falls, unemployment remained the same as last month at 7.6%. The unemployment rate at this time last year was 7.4%.

State-wide unemployment also remained the same at 8.4%. However, Texas did add  15,400 jobs in September. Texas has had positive job growth for the last 17 consecutive months.

The national unemployment rate remains at 9.1%.

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