• Seguin jobless rate decreases to 3.2%

    Workforce Solutions Alamo releases March 2019 Job Report
    (April 19, 2019) San Antonio, Texas – Workforce Solutions Alamo released information indicating that the unemployment rate in Seguin decreased to 3.2 percent in March, down from the 3.4% rate reported in February. 
    The City of Seguin unemployment rate was lower than as the overall jobless rate of 3.1 percent for the 8-county San Antonio-New Braunfels Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), which includes Atascosa, Bandera, Bexar, Comal, Guadalupe, Kendall, Medina and Wilson counties. The City of New Braunfels registered a 3.0 percent unemployment rate, while the City of Cibolo registered 3.2 percent, the City Schertz registered 3.0 percent and the City of San Antonio registered a 3.1 percent unemployment rate.
    Comparing the Workforce Solutions Alamo metro area to the state and nation, the Texas seasonally unadjusted (actual) unemployment rate decreased to 3.5 percent in March, down from the 3.9 rate reported in February. The nation’s unadjusted (actual) unemployment rate also decreased to 3.9 percent in March, down from the 4.1% rate reported in February. Summarizing the seasonally adjusted unemployment rates for the state and the nation, Texas seasonally adjusted rate held steady over the month at 3.8 percent for March, the same 3.8 rate reported in February, while the nation’s unemployment rate also held steady at 3.8 percent in March the same 3.8 rate reported in February.
    The mission of Workforce Solutions Alamo involves working to strengthen the Alamo regional economy by growing and connecting talent pipelines to employers. Workforce Solutions Alamo reaches over 8,000 businesses and more than 2.0 million residents in the City of San Antonio and the counties of Atascosa, Bandera, Bexar, Comal, Frio, Guadalupe, Gillespie, Karnes, Kerr, Kendall, McMullen, Medina, and Wilson counties. For more information on available workforce programs and services, visit our website at www.workforcesolutionsalamo.org.
    Note: Only the actual/unadjusted series unemployment rate estimates for Texas and the US are comparable to sub-state unemployment rates. Adjusted rates are calculated by smoothing out the changes in unemployment due to the typical seasonal hiring and layoffs. Rates reported are estimates and changes in previously reported rates can occur with BLS readjustments.

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