Department of Labor Logo United States Department of Labor
Dot gov

The .gov means it's official.
Federal government websites often end in .gov or .mil. Before sharing sensitive information, make sure you're on a federal government site.

Https

The site is secure.
The https:// ensures that you are connecting to the official website and that any information you provide is encrypted and transmitted securely.

Select area on the map:


Southwest Area Map Arkansas Louisiana New Mexico Oklahoma Texas


Click a state from the map or pick a state from the list:
Arkansas | Louisiana | New Mexico | Oklahoma | Texas

economic summary image

Economic Summaries:

Economic Summaries are specialized products that combine data graphically from subjects such as unemployment, inflation, and wages into a single document for selected metropolitan areas. To view a specific area in this region, use the dropdown list below or click here.

View all Economic Summaries produced nationwide

News Releases:

Nov
10

Consumer Price Index, West Region — October 2021

Prices in the West Region, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), increased 0.8 percent in October, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Nov
10

Consumer Price Index, South Region – October 2021

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South increased 1.0 percent in October.

Nov
10

Consumer Price Index, Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land – October 2021

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) in the Houston area rose 1.1 percent in September and October, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Nov
08

Business Employment Dynamics in Texas – First Quarter 2021

From December 2020 to March 2021 gross job gains in private sector establishments in Texas totaled 597,160, while gross job losses numbered 512,772 the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Nov
01

Changing Compensation Costs in the Dallas Metropolitan Area – September 2021

Total compensation costs for private industry workers increased 3.5 percent in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX-OK Consolidated Statistical Area (CSA) for the year ended September 2021.

View all news releases »