AUSTIN (KAMR/KCIT) — The Texas Workforce Commission has released its unemployment data for May and Amarillo had one of the lowest in the state.
The unemployment rate in Amarillo currently sits at 2.7%, a .2% increase from the rate in April.
According to the TWC, that rate is under the national unemployment rate which sits at 3.4%, and the state-wide rate which sits at 3.8%.
Amarillo is tied with Austin-Roundrock for the lowest unemployment rate in the state. College Station-Bryan follows with a rate of 2.9%. Lubbock is close behind with an unemployment rate of 3%.