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Minor improvements in jobless rates for Deep East Texas

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) -

Unemployment rates showed considerable improvements in the Deep East Texas area from June to July.

In Lufkin, employment rose to 15,003, and 23 less people filed for unemployment, lowering the unemployment rate to 8.6.

In Nacogdoches, the employment went up by one person, but 29 less people filed for unemployment. As a result, the unemployment rate lowered to 8.2.  The city reported an 8.4 rate in June.

Below are unemployment rates for all of Deep East Texas counties. June rates are in parentheses.

Texas 8.7 (8.8)

Deep East Texas 9.9 (10.1)

Angelina 8.5 (8.6)

Houston 10.9 (11.2)

Jasper 12.5 (12.5)

Nacogdoches 7.9 (7.9)

Newton 14.6 (14.6)

Polk 10.5 (10.7)

Sabine 16.6 (16.9)

San Augustine 12.2 (15.5)

San Jacinto 10.3 (10.9)

Shelby 8.8 (8.7)

Trinity 9.7 (9.7)

Lufkin 8.6 (8.7)

City of Nacogdoches 8.2 (8.4)

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