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Posted on: November 10, 2021

Texas Economy Snapshot

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The Texas economy continues to recover from the impacts of the global pandemic and remains one of the strongest and most diverse economies in the nation. Below is a snapshot of the state's economic status: 

  • Texas gained 95,800 nonfarm jobs over the month of September 2021, marking gains in 16 of the last 17 months. (Texas Workforce Commission)
  • The Texas workforce was 14.1 million as of September 2021. (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)
  • Texas gained 85,300 private jobs over the month of September 2021. (Texas Workforce Commission)
  • In September 2021, there were more than 47 new project locations announced in Texas by various news sources. The projects are expected to create $444.3 million in capital investment and 4,186 new jobs. (EDT Research)
  • Texas unemployment rate was 5.6% in September 2021. (Texas Workforce Commission)

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