June 2019 Jobs Report
CITY OF SAN ANTONIO JOBLESS RATE INCREASES TO 3.2 PERCENT
Workforce Solutions Alamo releases June 2019 Job Report
(July 19, 2019) San Antonio, Texas – Workforce Solutions Alamo released information today indicating that the City of San Antonio unemployment rate increased to 3.2 percent in June, higher than the 2.6 rate reported in May.
The City of San Antonio unemployment rate registered the same as the overall jobless rate of 3.2 percent for the 8-county San Antonio-New Braunfels Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), which includes Atascosa, Bandera, Bexar, Comal, Guadalupe, Kendall, Medina and Wilson counties. The City of New Braunfels registered a 3.0 percent unemployment rate, while the City of Cibolo registered 3.2 percent, the City of Schertz registered 3.1 percent and the City of Seguin registered a 3.4 percent unemployment rate.
Comparing the Workforce Solutions Alamo metro area to the state and nation, the Texas seasonally unadjusted (actual) unemployment rate increased to 3.6 percent in June, up from the 2.9% rate reported in May. The nation’s unadjusted (actual) unemployment rate moved up to 3.8 percent in June, up from the 3.4% rate reported in May. Summarizing the seasonally adjusted unemployment rates for the state and the nation, the Texas seasonally adjusted rate dropped to 3.4 percent for June (a new all-time low, see video), down from 3.5% rate reported in May, while the nation’s unemployment rate increased to 3.7 percent in June, a rise from 3.6% rate reported in May.
The mission of Workforce Solutions Alamo involves working to strengthen the Alamo regional economy by growing and connecting talent pipelines to employers. Workforce Solutions Alamo reaches over 8,000 businesses and more than 2.0 million residents in the City of San Antonio and the counties of Atascosa, Bandera, Bexar, Comal, Frio, Guadalupe, Gillespie, Karnes, Kerr, Kendall, McMullen, Medina, and Wilson counties. For more information on available workforce programs and services, visit our website at www.workforcesolutionsalamo.org.
Note: Only the actual/unadjusted series unemployment rate estimates for Texas and the US are comparable to sub-state unemployment rates. Adjusted rates are calculated by smoothing out the changes in unemployment due to the typical seasonal hiring and layoffs. Rates reported are estimates and changes in previously reported rates can occur with BLS readjustments.