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Dip in BCS Unemployment Numbers For September

By: Mike George
By: Mike George

After a summer of a growing number of unemployed workers in the Bryan College Station area, the Texas Workforce Commission has released statistics for September that shows there may be a reversal in that growing trend.

For September of 2010, 5.9% of the workforce was unemployed, compare that to August of 2010 where the numbers stood at 6.8%.

Last year at this time unemployment for this area was at 6.3%.

Midland 5.1%, Amarillo 5.3%, Lubbock 5.8% , lead the state with the lowest number of people out of work.

Texas' unemployment rate stands at 7.9% compared to 8.1% last year at this time.


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