More people in Abilene getting jobs

POSTED: 9:52 PM Nov 16 2012
Unemployment, jobs
ABILENE, Texas -

The unemployment rate is down in Abilene for the month of October.

The rate dropped from 5.1% in September to 5.0% in October.

State-wide, the rate slipped .2% to land at 6.6% for October.

The Texas Workforce Commission says Texas employers added more than 277,400 jobs over the past year.