Jobless rate

Unemployment in Angelina County and Lufkin hit a new low in December 2022 as both saw the smallest number of claims made since before the COVID-19 pandemic, data released by the Texas Workforce Commission shows.

The rate of unemployment and number of jobless dropped slightly from November to December in Lufkin, Angelina County and Texas. Lufkin and Texas as a whole last saw jobless numbers this low in February 2020. Angelina County last saw jobless rates this low in December 2019.

Jess Huff's email address is jess.huff@lufkindailynews.com.

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