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Posted: Tuesday, July 19, 2016 3:04 pm

Wright County reported its unemployment rate held at 5.1 percent for the May reporting period.

 

The county did report a drop in labor force from 7,979 to 7,878 during  the period between April and May reports.

Texas County reported a drop in its unemployment rate from 5.7 percent in April to 5.5 percent in May. Texas County also had a drop in its labor force from 9,634 in April to 9,539 in May.

Douglas County saw its May unemployment drop to 5.4 percent, down from 5.8 percent in April.

The Douglas County labor force dropped from 5,161 in April to 5,120 in May.

The Missouri unemployment rate for May was 4 percent, down from 4.2 percent in April.