Permian Basin Lowest Unemployment Rate in the State 1/11/13
CBS 7 New
January 11, 2013
Good news on the jobs front continues to flow in the Permian Basin.
Overall, the latest numbers show our state's unemployment rate is down to 6.2 percent--well below the national average of 7.7 percent.
The Permian Basin is enjoying numbers even lower than that.
Midland has the lowest unemployment rate in Texas, at 3.0 percent, and Odessa came in second with a rate 3.6 percent.