Tomball - Magnolia | May 2020

TOMBALL MAGNOLIA EDITION

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High unemployment casts unclear future for businesses, local workers AWEEKOF TEXAS UNEMPLOYMENT CLAIMS BY INDUSTRY

= 1% of estimated claims by industry for the week ending April 4, 2020

Arts, entertainment and recreation Education services Mining Information Real estate rental and leasing Finance and insurance

TOTAL ESTIMATED CLAIMS MARCH 29APRIL 4 277,714 NOTE: OFFICIAL DEPARTMENT OF LABOR DATA IS EXCLUDED FROM TOTAL.

Professional, scientic and technical services Wholesale trade Transportation and warehousing

The two hardest-hit industries include 6,283 residents, or of the civilianworkforce 16.83% within Tomball ISD boundaries of the civilianworkforce 16.54% and 5,472 residents, or within Magnolia ISD boundaries. SOURCE: U.S. CENSUS BUREAU 2018 ANNUAL COMMUNITY SURVEY 5YEAR ESTIMATES COMMUNITY IMPACT NEWSPAPER

Manufacturing Construction

Other services

Administrative, support and waste disposal services

Other

Health care and social assistance

Retail trade Accommodation and food services

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Between Feb. 16-April 25, Texas Workforce Commission estimates as of press time April 28 show the most unemployment claims were led statewide during the week ending April 25. A WEEKLY BASIS

Estimated unemployment claims

2019 VS. 2020: A WEEK OF UNEMPLOYMENT CLAIMS BY COUNTY

April 4, 2019 April 4, 2020

5,929

437,300

Waller County Montgomery County 213

313,832

UNEMPLOYMENT CLAIMS * *INCLUDES OFFICIAL DEPARTMENT OF LABOR DATA AND TWC ESTIMATES

414

Harris County

52,468

158,364

14

2,582

SOURCE: TEXAS WORKFORCE COMMISSIONCOMMUNITY IMPACT NEWSPAPER Note: Industry- and county-specic data is shown for the week ending April 4, the week with the highest number of claims for which data by sector and county was available as of press time. Harris County had the most unemployment claims led the week of May 29-April 4 of any of the six counties that make up the Greater Houston area, according to Texas Workforce Commission estimates.

Fort Bend County

7,053

6,368

185

3,867

344

8,824

April 25

Feb. 22

March 7

March 21*

April 4*

2020 WEEK ENDING

Galveston County

SOURCE: TEXAS WORKFORCE COMMISSIONCOMMUNITY IMPACT NEWSPAPER

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