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Posted on: May 12, 2022

Texas Economic Snapshot


Texas continues to lead the nation in an economic resurgence and remains one of the strongest and most diverse economies in the nation. Below is a snapshot of the state's economic status:

  • Texas unemployment rate is 4.3%. (Texas Workforce Commission, April 2022)
  • Texas added 62,800 nonagricultural jobs in April, setting a new employment high for the sixth consecutive month. (Texas Workforce Commission)
  • In March, there were more than 38 new project locations announced in areas across Texas by various news sources. The projects are expected to create $7.6 billion in capital investment and 3,410 new jobs. (EDT Research)
  • State sales tax revenue for April totaled $3.83 billion, up 12.8% compared to the same month last year. (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)

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