Irion County, TX monthly unemployment update

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January 27, 2023
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Irion County, TX monthly unemployment update

Stacker compiled statistics about the unemployment rate in Irion County using data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. County and metro unemployment rates are as of November 2022.

Irion County had a 2.7% unemployment rate in November 2022, marking a 0.1% decrease from a month ago. Texas reported a 4.0% unemployment rate in November, which is the 19th highest in the country. The national unemployment rate last month dropped to 3.5% but is still 0.4% lower than last year.

The unemployment rate in the San Angelo, TX metropolitan area was 3.2%, which is 0.5% higher than Irion County. San Angelo has the 418th lowest unemployment out of 887 metro and micro areas surveyed in the country.

Unemployment rates in neighboring counties
#1. Reagan County, TX: 3.7%
#2. Schleicher County, TX: 3.5%
#3. Tom Green County, TX: 3.2%
#4. Irion County, TX: 2.7%

Counties with the highest unemployment rate in Texas
#1. Starr County: 11.0%
#2. Zavala County: 8.6%
#3. Maverick County: 7.7%
#4. Willacy County: 7.5%
#5. Zapata County: 7.2%

Counties with the lowest unemployment rate in Texas
#1. King County: 0.8%
#2. Loving County: 0.9%
#3. Throckmorton County: 1.4%
#4. Borden County: 1.5%
#5. McMullen County: 1.6%

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