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Homosassa Springs, Florida Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Homosassa Springs rose 0.3 percentage points in November 2017 to 5.4%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 1.8 percentage points higher than the Florida rate. The unemployment rate in Homosassa Springs peaked in January 2010 at 14.1% and is now 8.7 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 5.0% in September 2017, the unemployment rate has now grown by 0.4 percentage points. You can also compare Homosassa Springs unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate November 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
National 4.1% 0.0 -0.5
Florida 3.6% 0.0 -1.3
Homosassa Springs 5.4% +0.3 -1.4
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with November 2017 data as December metro level unemployment data has not yet been released.

Unemployment Rate: Homosassa Springs, Florida, National

Homosassa Springs, Florida monthly unemployment rate chart

Note: Recessions shown in gray.

Homosassa Springs, Florida Unemployed

The number of people unemployed in Homosassa Springs peaked in February 2010 at 7,377. There are now 4,853 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. From a recent trough of 2,382 in September 2017, the number of unemployed has now grown by 142.

Unemployed Persons November 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
Homosassa Springs 2,524 +140 -719

Number of Unemployed Persons

Homosassa Springs, Florida Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Florida
Unemployment Rate
Homosassa Springs
Unemployment Rate
Homosassa Springs
Unemployed
December
2017
4.1%
November
2017
4.1% 3.6% 5.4% 2,524
October
2017
4.1% 3.6% 5.1% 2,384
September
2017
4.2% 3.8% 5.0% 2,382
August
2017
4.4% 4.0% 5.6% 2,635
July
2017
4.3% 4.1% 5.7% 2,699
June
2017
4.3% 4.1% 5.8% 2,737
May
2017
4.3% 4.3% 6.0% 2,853
April
2017
4.4% 4.5% 6.2% 2,937
March
2017
4.5% 4.8% 6.3% 3,035
February
2017
4.7% 5.0% 6.8% 3,263
January
2017
4.8% 5.0% 7.0% 3,360

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.