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Logan, Utah Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Logan fell 0.0 percentage points in November 2017 to 2.6%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.6 percentage points lower than the Utah rate. The unemployment rate in Logan peaked in April 2010 at 6.1% and is now 3.5 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 2.6% in October 2017, the unemployment rate has now grown by 0.0 percentage points. You can also compare Logan unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate November 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
National 4.1% 0.0 -0.5
Utah 3.2% -0.1 0.0
Logan 2.6% 0.0 -0.4
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: Logan, Utah, National

Logan, Utah monthly unemployment rate chart

Note: Recessions shown in gray.

Logan, Utah Unemployed

The number of people unemployed in Logan peaked in March 2009 at 3,967. There are now 2,102 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. From a recent trough of 1,832 in October 2017, the number of unemployed has now grown by 33. Logan employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Logan, Utah) is also available.

Unemployed Persons November 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
Logan 1,865 +33 -153

Number of Unemployed Persons

Logan, Utah Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Utah
Unemployment Rate
Logan
Unemployment Rate
Logan
Unemployed
December
2017
4.1%
November
2017
4.1% 3.2% 2.6% 1,865
October
2017
4.1% 3.3% 2.6% 1,832
September
2017
4.2% 3.4% 2.7% 1,888
August
2017
4.4% 3.5% 2.7% 1,922
July
2017
4.3% 3.5% 2.8% 1,968
June
2017
4.3% 3.4% 2.9% 2,046
May
2017
4.3% 3.2% 2.9% 1,989
April
2017
4.4% 3.1% 2.8% 1,953
March
2017
4.5% 3.1% 2.8% 1,909
February
2017
4.7% 3.1% 2.8% 1,908
January
2017
4.8% 3.1% 2.8% 1,899

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.