The Texas unemployment rate dropped to 6.1 percent in November, the lowest it’s been in nearly five years, according to statistics released Friday by the Texas Workforce Commission. At the same time, the state ranked second in the nation for job creation, adding 28,700 non-farm positions, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics also reported.
In the Dallas area, the unemployment rate was even lower: 5.7 percent, dropping from 5.9 percent in October and 5.8 percent in November 2012. In the Fort Worth area, joblessness was at 5.5 percent.
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