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Austinâ€™s unemployment rate, dropped to 6.6 percent, from 7.1 percent in October. The state's unemployment rate also ticked down to 8.1 percent, from Octoberâ€™s 8.4 percent.
Number of net jobs in Austin drifted by 600 in November but, just like real estate, month-to-month fluctuations are looked at with less conviction than annual rates.
Annually, Texas has added jobs at a rate of 2.2 percent over the past 12 months, compared to Austinâ€™s 1.2 percent.
For the full American Statesman blog story ... http://www.statesman.com/blogs/content/shared-gen/blogs/austin/theticker/entries/2011/12/16/jobs_report_mixed_for_texas_an.html?cxntfid=blogs_statesman_business_blog