More than 3,500 Grapevine, Colleyville, Southlake residents file for unemployment in one-month period

More than 3,500 residents who live in Grapevine, Colleyville and Southlake filed for unemployment insurance between March 18-April 18, according to data from the Texas Workforce Commission. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
More than 3,500 residents who live in Grapevine, Colleyville and Southlake filed for unemployment insurance between March 18-April 18, according to data from the Texas Workforce Commission. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

More than 3,500 residents who live in Grapevine, Colleyville and Southlake filed for unemployment insurance between March 18-April 18, according to data from the Texas Workforce Commission. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

More than 3,500 residents who live in Grapevine, Colleyville and Southlake filed for unemployment insurance between March 18-April 18, according to data from the Texas Workforce Commission.

The commission released a new interactive mapping tool in late April, which breaks down unemployment insurance claims at the ZIP code level.

According to the data, 3,583 unemployment insurance claimants reside within the Grapevine, Colleyville and Southlake area, accounting for approximately 3.26% of the area's total population. Statewide unemployment claims numbered over 1 million during the same time frame.

Of the total number of claimants, 1,530 are men, and 2,053 are women. Additionally, 2,809 claimants were considered monetarily eligible to receive unemployment insurance benefits, while 774 were considered not monetarily eligible to receive unemployment insurance benefits.

According to the data, Grapevine had the most claimants, with 2,314 residents filing for benefits. Colleyville and Southlake had about the same number of claimants, at 632 and 637, respectively.


Here are the number of unemployment insurance claimants for those cities, per April 27 data.



Hannah Zedaker contributed to this report.


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