Beaumont unemployment rate decreases from 5.6% in 2018 to 4.6 in 2019
The Texas economy saw additional positive employment growth in May 2019, with 19,600 seasonally adjusted nonfarm positions added over the month. The Texas economy’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in May 2019 set a new historic record low rate of 3. 5 percent breaking the previously held low rate of 3. 7 percent last held in April 2019. This new record low 3. 5 percent unemployment rate is currently the lowest it has ever been since series tracking began in 1976.