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Yuba City, California Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Yuba City fell 0.0 percentage points in May 2018 to 6.7%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 2.5 percentage points higher than the California rate. The unemployment rate in Yuba City peaked in December 2010 at 18.4% and is now 11.7 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 6.7% in April 2018, the unemployment rate has now grown by 0.0 percentage points. You can also compare Yuba City unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate May 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
National 3.8% -0.1 -0.5
California 4.2% 0.0 -0.7
Yuba City 6.7% 0.0 -1.6
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with May 2018 data as June 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 December 2010 at 13,835. There are now 8,908 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. From a recent trough of 4,920 in April 2018, the number of unemployed has now grown by 7. Yuba City employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Yuba City, California) is also available.

Unemployed Persons May 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
Yuba City 4,927 +7 -1,202

Number of Unemployed Persons

Yuba City, California Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
California
Unemployment Rate
Yuba City
Unemployment Rate
Yuba City
Unemployed
June
2018
4.0%
May
2018
3.8% 4.2% 6.7% 4,927
April
2018
3.9% 4.2% 6.7% 4,920
March
2018
4.1% 4.3% 6.8% 5,058
February
2018
4.1% 4.3% 7.0% 5,214
January
2018
4.1% 4.4% 7.1% 5,330
December
2017
4.1% 4.5% 7.3% 5,439
November
2017
4.1% 4.5% 7.4% 5,563
October
2017
4.1% 4.5% 7.6% 5,719
September
2017
4.2% 4.5% 7.9% 5,896
August
2017
4.4% 4.6% 8.0% 6,010
July
2017
4.3% 4.7% 8.1% 6,011

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.