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Amarillo Has 2nd Lowest Unemployment Rate in Texas

Amarillo now has the second lowest unemployment rate in the state of Texas.

Amarillo's unemployment rate dropped from 3.1% in March to 2.8% in April.

The average rate for the state is 3.9%, which is lower than the U.S. average of 4.8%.

Amarillo is tied only with Odessa for the lowest rate, which is in Midland at 2.4%.

The Texas Workforce Commission says Texas employment added over 15,000 non-agricultural jobs in the state in April.

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