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Worforce Solutions: Final Unemployment Numbers for December 2017 Mixed for Region

On Friday, Workforce Solutions Borderplex released the most recent employment numbers for the city, county and region for December 2017.

The unemployment rate for the city of El Paso in December 2017 was at 3.9% which signified a 0.1% increase from November.  In addition, the unemployment rate for the city of El Paso decreased by 0.7%, when compared to the same time last year.

With the increase, the unemployment rate for the city of El Paso was higher than the unemployment rate for the state of Texas (3.7%), while matching the National unemployment rate at 3.9%.

The unemployment rate for El Paso County in December 2017 was 4.0%, which was higher than the unemployment rate for the state of Texas (3.7%), and higher than United States (3.9%).

Labor Force for the Borderplex area (which includes Brewster, Culberson, Jeff Davis, Hudspeth, Presidio and El Paso counties) in December 2017 was 369,174, which indicates an increase of 417 from the previous month. Over the year, Labor Force increased by 5,755.

The number of employed in the Borderplex area for the month of December 2017 was 354,312, which reflects an increase of 286 from the previous month. Over the year, the number of employed increased by 8,503.

 

 

City, County Unemployment Rates Mixed for September

Officials with Workforce Solutions Borderplex released the Labor Market Review (LMR) for October 2016, showing mixed numbers in jobs for the city and region.

In September 2016, the unemployment rate for the city of El Paso was at 4.9% which signified a 0.1% decrease from the previous month.

The unemployment rate for the city of El Paso increased by 0.2 % since last year. The unemployment rate for the city of El Paso was the same as the unemployment rate for the state of Texas (4.9%); but higher than the National unemployment rate (4.8%).

The rate for El Paso County in September 2016 was 5.3%, which was higher than the unemployment rate for the state of Texas (4.9%), and higher than United States (4.8%).

Additionally, the El Paso Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) unemployment rate was 0.4 points higher than the unemployment rate for the city of El Paso.

Total non-farm employment for the El Paso MSA in September 2016 was 311,600. This reflected an increase of 0.9% since the previous month.

The total non-farm employment for the El Paso MSA increased by 2.6% from a year ago (September 2015).  The state of Texas non-farm employment for the month of September 2016 indicated an increase of 0.3% since the previous month as well as an increase of 1.7% since last year.

The three Super Sectors with the greatest employment for the El Paso MSA in September 2016 were Government, Trade, Transportation, and Utilities, and Educational and Health Services.

These three Super Sectors represented 59% of the total non-farm employment.

By The Numbers

5.3% – Regional Unemployment

2,383 – Total Active Job Openings

5,257 – *Employers Served

50,062 – *Job Seekers Served

5,169  – *Veterans Served

8,964 – *Children served

* Report Period 10/1/15 to 9/30/16

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City Shares new Unemployment Numbers, Mayor Leeser Talks Economic Climate

On Friday, the City shared the latest report from Workforce Solutions that reported the City’s unemployment rate at 4.3 percent.

According to the report from Workforce Solutions, the unemployment rate for the city of El Paso in February 2016 was at 4.3% which signified a 0.2% decrease from the previous month.

Additionally, the unemployment rate for the city of El Paso decreased by 0.7% since last year. The unemployment rate for the city of El Paso was the same as the unemployment rate for the state of Texas (4.3%); but lower than the National unemployment rate (5.2%)

El Paso Mayor Oscar Leeser has focused on improving the economic development climate in the city.

“The City of El Paso is seeing unprecedented numbers for unemployment. With efforts to assist local businesses grow their workforce, coupled with recruitment of new companies, now more than ever El Pasoans have more career opportunities. City Council has taken the lead to ensure companies know the City of El Paso is open for business and I am thankful for their support of this effort,” said El Paso Mayor Oscar Leeser.

The report comes on the heels of Top Golf announcing that El Paso is on their latest expansion list and Allegiant Air announcing new nonstop flights from El Paso to Las Vegas, San Diego and Orlando.

“These are just a couple of examples of the many initiatives our City team has been working on throughout this past year,” explained Mayor Leeser.

The City’s Economic Development stats continue to improve, over the past two years there have been 2,791 jobs created, 5,908 jobs retained and businesses have made more than $500 million dollars investment in the city.

Mayor Leeser concluded by saying, “Our citizens are committed to improving our City and it is important that they know their City government is working hard to meet the commitments made and bring exceptional opportunities to the El Paso region.”

To view the entire report, click HERE

El Paso unemployment numbers lower than national average, higher than statewide stats

Workforce Solutions Borderplex released their November 2015 unemployment number, and the news for the region is generally good.

According to the numbers, in November 2015, the El Paso Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) unemployment rate was 0.5 points higher than the unemployment rate for the City of El Paso.

The unemployment rate for the city  was at 4.7% which signified a 0.1 % decrease from the previous month, and a decrease of by 0.6 % since last year.

While the unemployment rate for El Paso was higher than the rate for the State of Texas (4.5%), it was still lower than the National unemployment rate  of 4.8%.  Meanwhile in the county, the unemployment rate was 5.2%, which was higher than the unemployment rate for the state of Texas (4.5%), and higher than United States (4.8%).

unempGphThe El Paso (MSA) ranked 21st out of the 25 Texas MSAs in terms of unemployment rates.

Workforce Solutions Borderplex also measured the three Super Sectors with the greatest employment for the El Paso MSA in November 2015.

Numbers revealed they were (1) Government; (2) Trade, Transportation, and Utilities; and (3) Educational and Health Services. These three Super Sectors represented 59% of the total nonfarm employment.

The three Super Sectors with the least employment for the El Paso MSA in November 2015 were (1) Financial Activities; (2) Other Services and (3) Information.

The unemployment numbers for the region are as follows:

  • Texas State 4.5%
  • El Paso MSA 5.2%
  • El Paso City 4.7%
  • Socorro City 5.2%
  • El Paso County 5.2%
  • Brewster County 4.0%
  • Culberson County 4.5%
  •  Hudspeth County 5.8%
  • Jeff Davis County 3.5%
  • Presidio County 10.9%

The El Paso Metropolitan Statistical Area, as defined by the United States Census Bureau, is an area consisting of two counties – El Paso and (since 2013) Hudspeth County.

Author: Workforce Solutions Borderplex

City’s unemployment numbers beat national average, County’s numbers higher

Unemployment numbers are in for the month of September and El Paso continues to show lower unemployment numbers when compared to the national average.

The unemployment rate for the city in September 2015 was at 4.7%, which signified a 0.1% increase from the previous month. In a year-to-year comparision, the unemployment rate for the city of El Paso decreased by 1.1 % since last year.

Regionally, the unemployment rate for the city of El Paso was higher than the unemployment rate for the state of Texas (4.4%); however, it was lower the National unemployment rate (4.9%).

El Paso County’s  unemployment rate for  in September 2015 was 5.1%, which was higher than the unemployment rate for the state of Texas (4.4%); and higher than United States (4.9%).

unempOccupations with the most openings for the area are: (1) Registered Nurse; (2) Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers; and (3) Customer Service Representatives.

The three Super Sectors with the greatest employment for the El Paso MSA in September 2015 were (1) Government; (2) Trade, Transportation, and Utilities; and (3) Educational and Health Services.

These three Super Sectors represented 59% of the total nonfarm employment.

In September 2015, the El Paso Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) unemployment rate was 0.4 points higher than the unemployment rate for the city of El Paso.

The El Paso (MSA) ranked 22nd out of the 25 Texas MSAs in terms of unemployment rates.

Metro area unemployment stats:

• Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos – 3.3%

• San Antonio-New Braunfels – 3.7%

• Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown – 4.6%

• Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington – 3.9%

• Corpus Christi – 5.0%

• Brownsville-Harlingen – 6.6%

• McAllen-Edinburg-Mission – 7.4%

• El Paso City 4.7%

• Socorro City 5.1%

State/county stats: 

Texas State 4.4%

El Paso County 5.1%

 

 

Brewster County 3.9%

Culberson County 4.2%

Hudspeth County 5.6%

Jeff Davis County 3.2%

Presidio County 10.8%

Numbers, stats & graph courtesy Workforce Solutions Borderplex

 

El Paso-area unemployment numbers a mixed bag once again

New numbers from Workforce Solutions Borderplex show the El Paso area down in unemployment down year-to-year, but higher than the national numbers.

In August 2015, the unemployment rate for the city of El Paso in August 2015 was at 4.7% which signified a 0.3% decrease from the previous month. The El Paso Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) unemployment rate was 0.5 points higher than the unemployment rate for the City of El Paso.

In addition, the unemployment rate for the city of El Paso decreased by 1.6% since last year. The unemployment rate for the city of El Paso was higher than the unemployment rate for the state of Texas (4.4%); however, it was below the National unemployment rate (5.2%).

The unemployment rate for El Paso County in August 2015 was 5.2%, which was higher than the unemployment rate for the state of Texas (4.4%), but same rate as United States (5.2%).

The El Paso (MSA) ranked 22nd out of the 25 Texas MSAs in terms of unemployment rates.

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Total nonfarm employment for the El Paso MSA in August 2015 was 296,000. This reflected an increase of 0.5% since the previous month. The total nonfarm employment for the El Paso MSA increased by 0.9% from a year ago (August 2014).

The state of Texas nonfarm employment for the month of August 2015 indicated a decrease of -0.1% since the previous month and an increase of 1.9% since last year.

The three Super Sectors with the greatest employment for the El Paso MSA in August 2015 were (1) Government; (2) Trade, Transportation, and Utilities; and (3) Educational and Health Services. These three Super Sectors represented 58% of the total nonfarm employment.

The three Super Sectors with the least employment for the El Paso MSA in August 2015 were (1) Financial Activities; (2) Other Services and (3) Information. These three Super Sectors represented 9% of the total nonfarm employment.

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