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Yuba City, California Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Yuba City fell 0.6 percentage points in November 2017 to 7.6%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 3.0 percentage points higher than the California rate. The unemployment rate in Yuba City peaked in December 2010 at 18.4% and is now 10.8 percentage points lower. You can also compare Yuba City unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate November 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
National 4.1% 0.0 -0.5
California 4.6% -0.3 -0.7
Yuba City 7.6% -0.6 -1.5
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with November 2017 data as December metro level unemployment data has not yet been released.

Unemployment Rate: Yuba City, California, National

Yuba City, California monthly unemployment rate chart

Note: Recessions shown in gray.

Yuba City, California Unemployed

The number of people unemployed in Yuba City peaked in December 2010 at 13,835. There are now 8,239 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. Yuba City employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Yuba City, California) is also available.

Unemployed Persons November 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
Yuba City 5,596 -512 -1,159

Number of Unemployed Persons

Yuba City, California Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
California
Unemployment Rate
Yuba City
Unemployment Rate
Yuba City
Unemployed
December
2017
4.1%
November
2017
4.1% 4.6% 7.6% 5,596
October
2017
4.1% 4.9% 8.2% 6,108
September
2017
4.2% 5.1% 8.8% 6,565
August
2017
4.4% 5.1% 8.9% 6,604
July
2017
4.3% 4.8% 8.3% 6,167
June
2017
4.3% 4.7% 8.0% 5,863
May
2017
4.3% 4.7% 7.9% 5,816
April
2017
4.4% 4.8% 8.3% 6,095
March
2017
4.5% 4.9% 8.5% 6,293
February
2017
4.7% 5.0% 8.8% 6,517
January
2017
4.8% 5.2% 8.9% 6,645

1. Metro area unemployment rates are now seasonally adjusted. The BLS has started publishing smoothed seasonally adjusted metropolitan area data which makes comparisons to state and national data more relevant than the unadjusted numbers.