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Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, Florida Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Deltona fell 0.1 percentage points in December 2015 to 5.2%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.2 percentage points higher than the Florida rate. The unemployment rate in Deltona peaked in January 2010 at 12.4% and is now 7.2 percentage points lower. You can also compare Deltona unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate December 2015 Month/Month Year/Year
National 5.0% 0.0 -0.6
Florida 5.0% -0.1 -0.7
Deltona 5.2% -0.1 -0.9
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with December 2015 data as January metro level unemployment data has not yet been released.

Unemployment Rate: Deltona, Florida, National

Deltona, Florida monthly unemployment rate chart

Note: Recessions shown in gray.

Deltona, Florida Unemployed

The number of people unemployed in Deltona peaked in November 2010 at 34,925. There are now 20,352 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. Deltona employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Deltona, Florida) is also available.

Unemployed Persons December 2015 Month/Month Year/Year
Deltona 14,573 -212 -2,655

Number of Unemployed Persons

Deltona, Florida Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Florida
Unemployment Rate
Deltona
Unemployment Rate
Deltona
Unemployed
January
2016
4.9%
December
2015
5.0% 5.0% 5.2% 14,573
November
2015
5.0% 5.1% 5.3% 14,785
October
2015
5.0% 5.2% 5.5% 15,421
September
2015
5.1% 5.2% 5.6% 15,517
August
2015
5.1% 5.4% 5.7% 15,856
July
2015
5.3% 5.5% 5.8% 16,019
June
2015
5.3% 5.6% 5.8% 16,318
May
2015
5.5% 5.7% 6.2% 17,556
April
2015
5.4% 5.6% 6.1% 17,032
March
2015
5.5% 5.7% 6.1% 17,165
February
2015
5.5% 5.7% 6.1% 17,326

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.