Lubbock economy continues to improve - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

Lubbock economy continues to improve

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Lubbock's economy is continuing to show signs of improvement.

The October index, released Friday, is at 128.8, the highest monthly value since January of 2009, when the recession began to take hold.

Unemployment for the month of October has dropped to 4.9 percent.

Auto sales in Lubbock went up a sharp 25 percent compared to October of last year.

Building permits and home sales have also seen an increase.

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