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Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, Florida Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Deltona rose 0.1 percentage points in May 2015 to 6.2%. 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 January 2010 at 12.4% and is now 6.2 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 6.1% in December 2014, the unemployment rate has now grown by 0.1 percentage points. You can also compare Deltona unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate May 2015 Month/Month Year/Year
National 5.5% +0.1 -0.8
Florida 5.7% +0.1 -0.6
Deltona 6.2% +0.1 -0.8
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1

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 17,478 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. From a recent trough of 17,032 in April 2015, the number of unemployed has now grown by 415. Deltona employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Deltona, Florida) is also available.

Unemployed Persons May 2015 Month/Month Year/Year
Deltona 17,447 +415 -2,378

Number of Unemployed Persons

Deltona, Florida Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Florida
Unemployment Rate
Deltona
Unemployment Rate
Deltona
Unemployed
May
2015
5.5% 5.7% 6.2% 17,447
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
January
2015
5.7% 5.7% 6.1% 17,299
December
2014
5.6% 5.7% 6.1% 17,228
November
2014
5.8% 5.7% 6.3% 17,719
October
2014
5.7% 5.8% 6.4% 18,045
September
2014
5.9% 5.8% 6.5% 18,438
August
2014
6.1% 5.9% 6.7% 18,930
July
2014
6.2% 6.0% 6.8% 19,129
June
2014
6.1% 6.1% 6.9% 19,344

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.