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Yuba City, California Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Yuba City rose 0.4 percentage points in September 2022 to 6.1%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 2.2 percentage points higher than the California rate. The unemployment rate in Yuba City peaked in December 2009 at 18.8% and is now 12.7 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 5.5% in June 2022, the unemployment rate has now grown by 0.6 percentage points. You can also compare Yuba City unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate September 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
National 3.5% -0.2 -1.2
California 3.9% -0.2 -2.5
Yuba City 6.1% +0.4 -2.3
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with September 2022 data as October metro level unemployment data has not yet been released.

Unemployment Rate: Yuba City, California, National

Yuba City, California monthly unemployment rate chart

Note: Recessions shown in gray.

Yuba City, California Unemployed

The number of people unemployed in Yuba City peaked in April 2010 at 14,121. There are now 9,456 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. From a recent trough of 4,192 in July 2022, the number of unemployed has now grown by 473. Yuba City employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Yuba City, California) is also available.

Unemployed Persons September 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
Yuba City 4,665 +252 -1,805

Number of Unemployed Persons

Yuba City, California Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
California
Unemployment Rate
Yuba City
Unemployment Rate
Yuba City
Unemployed
October
2022
3.7%
September
2022
3.5% 3.9% 6.1% 4,665
August
2022
3.7% 4.1% 5.7% 4,413
July
2022
3.5% 3.9% 5.5% 4,192
June
2022
3.6% 4.2% 5.5% 4,196
May
2022
3.6% 4.3% 5.6% 4,278
April
2022
3.6% 4.6% 5.8% 4,483
March
2022
3.6% 4.8% 6.2% 4,804
February
2022
3.8% 5.3% 6.9% 5,289
January
2022
4.0% 5.7% 7.4% 5,701
December
2021
3.9% 5.8% 7.8% 6,037
November
2021
4.2% 5.8% 7.8% 6,031

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.