Irving’s Unemployment Rate Hits 4.9%.   The unemployment rate in Irving dropped to 4.9% for the month of March, the first time it has been this low since July 2008.   The overall labor force grew by 632 residents, but those employed nearly doubled that with 1,266 more residents having jobs than in February 2014.   Irving’s unemployment rate continues to be below the Texas rate of 5.5% and the national average of 6.7%.

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