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Posted on: May 12, 2022

Texas Economic Snapshot

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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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