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Yuba City, California Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Yuba City fell 0.4 percentage points in April 2022 to 5.8%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 1.2 percentage points higher than the California rate. The unemployment rate in Yuba City peaked in December 2009 at 18.8% and is now 13.0 percentage points lower. You can also compare Yuba City unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
National 3.6% 0.0 -2.4
California 4.6% -0.2 -3.7
Yuba City 5.8% -0.4 -3.6
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with April 2022 data as May 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 9,649 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. Yuba City employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Yuba City, California) is also available.

Unemployed Persons April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
Yuba City 4,472 -332 -2,638

Number of Unemployed Persons

Yuba City, California Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
California
Unemployment Rate
Yuba City
Unemployment Rate
Yuba City
Unemployed
May
2022
3.6%
April
2022
3.6% 4.6% 5.8% 4,472
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
October
2021
4.6% 6.1% 8.0% 6,143
September
2021
4.7% 6.4% 8.4% 6,470
August
2021
5.2% 7.0% 9.0% 6,815
July
2021
5.4% 7.4% 9.4% 7,077
June
2021
5.9% 7.9% 9.5% 7,190

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.