UPDATED: Friday, April 13, 2012 - 8:55am
WACO -- For the 6th straight month the Texas unemployment rate has dropped.
While the current unemployment rate in texas is 7.1 percent the rate in Waco is even better at 6.9 percent.
The Greater Waco Chamber says since February 2011 there were 702 fewer people unemployed.
And compared to the national unemployment rate, Waco is 1.4 percent lower.
The Chamber says non-agricultural employment has increased significantly over the year.