Jobless rates down in Tyler and Longview

TYLER, TX (KLTV) - The jobless rate for Tyler and Longview continues to drop compared to August's unemployment rates and rates from September 2009.

The Texas Workforce Commision released the unemployment numbers for Texas today. Jobless rates have continued to drop from September 2009 to this September. They also dropped from August to September of this year.

Tyler's unemployment rate dropped from 7.8 percent in August to 7.3 in September. That is down from 8.3 percent in September a year ago.

Longview's jobless rate dropped from 7.6 percent in August to 7.1 in September and is down from 8.1 percent in September, 2009.

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