Texas unemployment hits historic low . . . again.

AUSTIN – Texas’ seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to 3.7 percent in October, reaching its lowest level since January 1976. According to data from the Texas Workforce Commission, the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell from 3.8 percent in September. The Texas economy added 32,300 seasonally adjusted nonfarm jobs last month. The state’s annual employment growth was 3.1 percent in October, marking 102 consecutive months of annual growth. The Texas metro with the lowest nonseasonally adjusted unemployment rate was Midland at 2.1 percent. McAllen-Edinburg-Mission had the highest at 5.5 percent. Click to read more at www.recenter.tamu.edu .