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Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, Florida Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Deltona fell 0.3 percentage points in May 2016 to 4.8%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.1 percentage points higher than the Florida rate. The unemployment rate in Deltona peaked in November 2010 at 12.5% and is now 7.7 percentage points lower. You can also compare Deltona unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate May 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
National 4.7% -0.3 -0.8
Florida 4.7% -0.1 -0.7
Deltona 4.8% -0.3 -1.4
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with May 2016 data as June 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 21,106 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area.

Unemployed Persons May 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
Deltona 13,880 -860 -3,528

Number of Unemployed Persons

Deltona, Florida Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Florida
Unemployment Rate
Deltona
Unemployment Rate
Deltona
Unemployed
June
2016
4.9% 4.7%
May
2016
4.7% 4.7% 4.8% 13,880
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
November
2015
5.0% 5.1% 5.3% 15,117
October
2015
5.0% 5.1% 5.4% 15,235
September
2015
5.1% 5.1% 5.4% 15,356
August
2015
5.1% 5.2% 5.5% 15,638
July
2015
5.3% 5.2% 5.7% 16,071

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.