Unemployment in San Marcos decreased in November and was less than the state and national average, according to recently-released figures from the Texas Workforce Commission.
The city’s unemployment rate dropped to 5.1 percent in November from 5.5 percent in October after rising as high as 6.6 percent early this summer, according to TWC. Texas’ unemployment rate in October and November was 8.0 percent and 7.5 percent, respectively. The national rate was 8.5 percent and 8.2 percent in October and November, respectively.
San Marcos monthly unemployment rates (not seasonally adjusted):
|2010 San Marcos||2011 San Marcos||% diff over
|January||6.0 percent||6.1 percent||0.8%|
|February||5.6 percent||5.8 percent||0.3%|
|March||5.7 percemt||5.5 percent||0.3%|
|April||5.4 percent||5.2 percent||0.3%|
|May||5.4 percent||5.2 percent||No change|
|June||6.4 percent||6.6 percent||1.4%|
|July||6.2 percent||6.4 percent||0.2%|
|August||5.9 percent||6.0 percent||0.4%|
|September||5.4 percent||5.9 percent||0.1%|
|October||5.3 percent||5.5 percent||0.4%|
|November||5.5 percent||5.1 percent||0.4%|
SOURCE: Texas Workforce CommissionEmail | Print