LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) – New unemployment numbers are out for the state and East Texas.
Last month Deep East Texas lowered their jobless numbers compared to the month before in February.
But compared to a year ago - all unemployment rates from across the state are up.
However, Deep East Texas has higher unemployment than the state average.
Here are the unemployment rate figures from March. February's figures are in parenthesis.
Texas 8.2 (8.3)
Deep East Texas 9.2 (9.4)
Angelina: 8.5 (8.7)
Houston 10.4 (10.8)
Jasper 11.5 (11.6)
Nacogdoches 6.4 (6.6)
Newton 13.1 (12.9)
Polk 9.8 (10.1)
Sabine 17.0 (16.8)
San Augustine 11.6 (11.7)
San Jacinto 10.1 (10.6)
Shelby 7.0 (8.3)
Trinity 9.1 (8.8)
Tyler 10.9 (10.5)
Lufkin 8.4 (8.3)
Nacogdoches 6.3 (6.5)
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