Black and Hispanic communities in Bexar County among hardest hit

San Antonio – The pandemic has left tens of thousands in Bexar County alone jobless and it’s having a greater impact on Hispanic and Black communities in San Antonio.

According to Workforce Solutions Alamo, about 56% of unemployment claims in Bexar County are from the Hispanic community. Hispanics make up 58% of the population.

About 9% of the claims come from the Black community, and Black people make up roughly 7% of the population.

“The most impacted occupations or industries that be…

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