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Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, Florida Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Deltona fell 0.0 percentage points in August 2014 to 6.1%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.2 percentage points lower than the Florida rate. The unemployment rate in Deltona peaked in December 2009 at 11.6% and is now 5.5 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 6.1% in January 2014, the unemployment rate has now grown by 0.0 percentage points. You can also compare Deltona unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate August 2014 Month/Month Year/Year
National 6.1% -0.1 -1.1
Florida 6.3% +0.1 -0.8
Deltona 6.1% 0.0 -1.0
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with August 2014 data as September 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 13,867 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. From a recent trough of 15,486 in January 2014, the number of unemployed has now grown by 11. Deltona employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Deltona, Florida) is also available.

Unemployed Persons August 2014 Month/Month Year/Year
Deltona 15,497 +7 -2,425

Number of Unemployed Persons

Deltona, Florida Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Florida
Unemployment Rate
Deltona
Unemployment Rate
Deltona
Unemployed
September
2014
5.9% 6.1%
August
2014
6.1% 6.3% 6.1% 15,497
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
6.3% 6.2% 6.2% 15,993
March
2014
6.7% 6.3% 6.3% 16,023
February
2014
6.7% 6.2% 6.1% 15,586
January
2014
6.6% 6.2% 6.1% 15,486
December
2013
6.7% 6.3% 6.3% 15,896
November
2013
7.0% 6.5% 6.5% 16,332
October
2013
7.2% 6.7% 6.7% 16,841
September
2013
7.2% 6.9% 6.9% 17,381

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.