Unemployment rate dips again in Ellis County
Nick Todaro, [email protected]
Ellis County continued statistical gains in reported unemployment at the end of 2013, logging a final level lower than that of the state.
The countywide jobless rate closed the year at 5.4 percent, down from 5.5 percent in November and 5.6 percent in October. Unadjusted figures from the Texas Workforce Commission show a smaller workforce — 76,908 workers in December and 76,690 in November — as well as a drop in filings from 4,211 to 4,125.