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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 April 2017 to 4.7%. 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 November 2010 at 12.5% and is now 7.8 percentage points lower. You can also compare Deltona unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate April 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
National 4.4% -0.1 -0.6
Florida 4.5% -0.3 -0.4
Deltona 4.7% -0.2 -0.5
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with April 2017 data as May 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 21,101 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area.

Unemployed Persons April 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
Deltona 13,885 -539 -1,117

Number of Unemployed Persons

Deltona, Florida Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Florida
Unemployment Rate
Deltona
Unemployment Rate
Deltona
Unemployed
May
2017
4.3% 4.3%
April
2017
4.4% 4.5% 4.7% 13,885
March
2017
4.5% 4.8% 4.9% 14,424
February
2017
4.7% 5.0% 5.2% 15,476
January
2017
4.8% 5.0% 5.4% 16,052
December
2016
4.7% 4.9% 5.2% 15,396
November
2016
4.6% 4.9% 5.2% 15,394
October
2016
4.8% 4.9% 5.3% 15,407
September
2016
4.9% 4.9% 5.2% 15,248
August
2016
4.9% 4.9% 5.1% 14,915
July
2016
4.9% 4.9% 5.1% 14,734
June
2016
4.9% 4.9% 5.1% 14,682

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.