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Labor Market Information

Labor Market Information is data available on the labor market including employment, unemployment and unemployment statistics, average hours and earnings data, covered employment and any other economic data useful in understanding the labor market.

Local Area Unemployment Statistics

Unemployment Rate 8.8%

The Beaumont-Port Arthur MSA unemployment rate fell to 8.8 percent in August, down 1.1 percentage points from its July rate of 9.9 percent. This is the lowest the unemployment rate in our area since March 2020 (8.4 percent).

Current Information

Economic Snapshot of Southeast Texas
Economic Snapshot of Southeast Texas
August 2021
Metropolitan Statistical Area
Metropolitan Statistical Area(MSA)
August 2021
Civilian Labor Force Estimate
Civilian Labor Force Estimate(LFE)
August 2021
Local Area Unemployment Statistics
Local Area Unemployment Statistics(LAUS)
August 2021

Historical Information

Local Area Unemployment Statistics - Month Ago
Local Area Unemployment Statistics(LAUS)
Month Ago
Local Area Unemployment Statistics - Year Ago
Local Area Unemployment Statistics(LAUS)
Year Ago
Southeast Texas Unemployment Trends
Southeast Texas Unemployment Trends
Previous 12 months

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Texas Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages Publication

Quarterly Census