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San Angelo, Texas Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for San Angelo fell 0.2 percentage points in May 2017 to 4.1%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.7 percentage points lower than the Texas rate. The unemployment rate in San Angelo peaked in September 2009 at 6.9% and is now 2.8 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 3.7% in November 2014, the unemployment rate has now grown by 0.4 percentage points. You can also compare San Angelo unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate May 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
National 4.3% -0.1 -0.4
Texas 4.8% -0.2 +0.1
San Angelo 4.1% -0.2 -0.4
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with May 2017 data as June metro level unemployment data has not yet been released.

Unemployment Rate: San Angelo, Texas, National

San Angelo, Texas monthly unemployment rate chart

Note: Recessions shown in gray.

San Angelo, Texas Unemployed

The number of people unemployed in San Angelo peaked in September 2009 at 3,720. There are now 1,462 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. From a recent trough of 2,043 in December 2014, the number of unemployed has now grown by 215. San Angelo employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in San Angelo, Texas) is also available.

Unemployed Persons May 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
San Angelo 2,258 -108 -206

Number of Unemployed Persons

San Angelo, Texas Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Texas
Unemployment Rate
San Angelo
Unemployment Rate
San Angelo
Unemployed
June
2017
4.4% 4.6%
May
2017
4.3% 4.8% 4.1% 2,258
April
2017
4.4% 5.0% 4.3% 2,366
March
2017
4.5% 5.0% 4.6% 2,523
February
2017
4.7% 4.9% 4.6% 2,507
January
2017
4.8% 4.8% 4.5% 2,446
December
2016
4.7% 4.8% 4.6% 2,493
November
2016
4.6% 4.8% 4.5% 2,473
October
2016
4.8% 4.8% 4.6% 2,490
September
2016
4.9% 4.7% 4.6% 2,506
August
2016
4.9% 4.7% 4.6% 2,498
July
2016
4.9% 4.7% 4.5% 2,466

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.