Reagan County Unemployment Rate Ticks Up for Fifth Straight Month
Reagan County’s unemployment rate sits at four percent through the month of May according to data released by the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics.
The rate sits one and a half points higher than its recent low point of 2.5 percent in December 2014.
The rate has slowly moved up corosponding with a decline in oil prices.
Texas as a whole has seen its unemployment rate move down to 4.2 percent, the lowest the state has seen since 2007.