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City of Nacogdoches unemployed down by 7 jobs

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - Unemployment numbers in the city of Nacogdoches actually decreased by seven, the first decrease in the city since April, according to figures released Friday.

The jobless rate remained at 7.1 percent in July, with 1,168 members of the 16,440-member workforce unemployed.

While the jobless numbers in the city were down, so were the employed numbers, at 15,272, down from 15,446 in June.

Unlike recent months, the number of jobs in Lufkin and Angelina County came down as the jobless rate continues to rise.

Below are July unemployment rates compared to June for every county in the Deep East Workforce Development Ara:

Angelina: 9.3 (9.1)

Houston: 10.4 (9.7)

Jasper: 11.2 (10.4)

Nacogdoches: 7.2 (7.1)

Newton: 11.9 (11.5)

Polk: 10.4 (9.6)

Sabine: 16.0 (15.1)

San Augustine: 11.2 (10.6)

San Jacinto: 10.1 (9.5)

Shelby: 8.0 (7.4)

Trinity: 8.9 (8.8)

City of Lufkin: 9.2 (9.0)

City of Nacogdoches: 7.1 (7.1)

Texas: 8.2 (8.0)

Deep East Texas: 9.5 (9.1)

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