Workforce Solutions Alamo has released information indicating that the Kendall County unemployment decreased to 2.4 percent in December, lower than the 2.6 percent rate reported in November.
The Kendall unemployment rate registered lower than the overall jobless rate of 2.8 percent for the 13-county Workforce Solutions Alamo area, which also includes Atascosa, Bandera, Bexar, Comal, Frio, Gillespie, Guadalupe, Karnes, Kerr, Medina, McMullen and Wilson counties. McMullen County registered the lowest unemployment rate amongst the counties at 2.0 percent while Atascosa County registered the highest rate at 3.4 percent.
Comparing the Workforce Solutions Alamo metro area to the state and nation, the Texas seasonally unadjusted (actual) unemployment rate remained unchanged at 3.3 percent in December, the same rate reported in November. The nation’s unadjusted (actual) unemployment rate increased to 3.4 percent in December, up from 3.3 percent reported in November.
Summarizing the seasonally adjusted unemployment rates for the state and the nation, the Texas seasonally adjusted rate increased to 3.5 perceent in December, up from the 3.4 perceent rate reported in November, while the nation’s unemployment rate remained at 3.5 percent for December, the same as in November.