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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 February 2014 to 6.2%. 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 5.4 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 6.1% in January 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 February 2014 Month/Month Year/Year
National 6.7% +0.1 -1.0
Florida 6.2% 0.0 -1.7
Deltona 6.2% +0.1 -1.6
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with February 2014 data as March 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 January 2010 at 29,341. There are now 13,704 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. From a recent trough of 15,424 in January 2014, the number of unemployed has now grown by 213. Deltona employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Deltona, Florida) is also available.

Unemployed Persons February 2014 Month/Month Year/Year
Deltona 15,637 +213 -4,017

Number of Unemployed Persons

Deltona, Florida Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Florida
Unemployment Rate
Deltona
Unemployment Rate
Deltona
Unemployed
March
2014
6.7% 6.3%
February
2014
6.7% 6.2% 6.2% 15,637
January
2014
6.6% 6.2% 6.1% 15,424
December
2013
6.7% 6.3% 6.2% 15,647
November
2013
7.0% 6.5% 6.5% 16,186
October
2013
7.2% 6.7% 6.6% 16,580
September
2013
7.2% 6.9% 6.8% 17,027
August
2013
7.2% 7.1% 6.9% 17,471
July
2013
7.3% 7.3% 7.1% 17,869
June
2013
7.5% 7.4% 7.2% 18,115
May
2013
7.5% 7.5% 7.3% 18,281
April
2013
7.5% 7.6% 7.3% 18,439
March
2013
7.5% 7.7% 7.5% 18,877

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.