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Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, Florida Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Deltona rose 0.3 percentage points in October 2016 to 5.3%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.5 percentage points higher than the Florida rate. The unemployment rate in Deltona peaked in November 2010 at 12.5% and is now 7.2 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 4.9% in May 2016, the unemployment rate has now grown by 0.4 percentage points. You can also compare Deltona unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate October 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
National 4.9% -0.1 -0.1
Florida 4.8% +0.1 -0.3
Deltona 5.3% +0.3 -0.1
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with October 2016 data as November 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 34,986. There are now 19,538 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. From a recent trough of 13,942 in May 2016, the number of unemployed has now grown by 1,506.

Unemployed Persons October 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
Deltona 15,448 +748 +213

Number of Unemployed Persons

Deltona, Florida Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Florida
Unemployment Rate
Deltona
Unemployment Rate
Deltona
Unemployed
November
2016
4.6%
October
2016
4.9% 4.8% 5.3% 15,448
September
2016
5.0% 4.7% 5.0% 14,700
August
2016
4.9% 4.7% 4.9% 14,042
July
2016
4.9% 4.7% 5.0% 14,444
June
2016
4.9% 4.7% 4.9% 14,131
May
2016
4.7% 4.7% 4.9% 13,942
April
2016
5.0% 4.8% 5.1% 14,740
March
2016
5.0% 4.9% 5.1% 14,596
February
2016
4.9% 5.0% 5.1% 14,528
January
2016
4.9% 5.1% 5.2% 14,889
December
2015
5.0% 5.1% 5.2% 14,936

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.