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Jobless rates for Angelina down, up in Nacogdoches County

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 April.  March figures are in parenthesis.

Texas 8.1 (8.2)

Deep East Texas 9.1 (9.2)

Counties:

Angelina: 8.3  (8.5)

Houston 10.5 (10.4)

Jasper 11.2 (11.5)

Nacogdoches 6.5 (6.4)

Newton 13.3 (13.1)

Polk 9.6 (9.9)

Sabine 16.3 (17.0)

San Augustine 11.8 (11.6)

San Jacinto 9.7 (10.1)

Shelby 8.4 (7.0)

Trinity 9.0 (9.1)

Tyler 10.4 (10.9)

Cities:

Lufkin 8.4 (8.4)

Nacogdoches 6.5 (6.3)

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