Workforce of the Golden Crescent reported 168 Goliad County residents filed jobless claims in July, compared to 167 filed in June.
Goliad County’s unemployment rate in July 2013 was 5.3 percent.
Calhoun County had the highest jobless rate among Golden Crscent counties for July with 5.1 percent. Gonzales County reported the lowest unemployment rate at 4.0 percent.
The jobless rate in July for Texas was 5.6 percent.