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Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, Florida Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Deltona fell 0.2 percentage points in December 2014 to 5.6%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.0 percentage points lower than the Florida rate. The unemployment rate in Deltona peaked in December 2009 at 11.6% and is now 6.0 percentage points lower. You can also compare Deltona unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate December 2014 Month/Month Year/Year
National 5.6% -0.2 -1.1
Florida 5.6% -0.2 -0.7
Deltona 5.6% -0.2 -0.7
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with December 2014 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 February 2010 at 29,364. There are now 14,828 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 2014 Month/Month Year/Year
Deltona 14,536 -358 -1,360

Number of Unemployed Persons

Deltona, Florida Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Florida
Unemployment Rate
Deltona
Unemployment Rate
Deltona
Unemployed
January
2015
5.7%
December
2014
5.6% 5.6% 5.6% 14,536
November
2014
5.8% 5.8% 5.8% 14,894
October
2014
5.7% 6.0% 5.9% 15,180
September
2014
5.9% 6.1% 5.9% 15,262
August
2014
6.1% 6.3% 6.1% 15,512
July
2014
6.2% 6.2% 6.1% 15,490
June
2014
6.1% 6.2% 6.1% 15,648
May
2014
6.3% 6.3% 6.3% 16,046
April
2014
6.2% 6.2% 6.2% 15,993
March
2014
6.6% 6.3% 6.3% 16,023
February
2014
6.7% 6.2% 6.1% 15,586

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.