The Texas Workforce Commission has release unemployment numbers for Amarillo and the unemployment rate is same as it was 12 months ago.

Amarillo's unemployment rate in October was 4.4%.  The lowest in the state is Midland at 3.1%.  Statewide the rate is at about 6%.

Wages are up 5% from last year and nearly 800 more people have jobs according to the report.  Retail sales are up 12%, used car sales are up 55% over last year.