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Yuba City, California Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Yuba City fell 0.0 percentage points in July 2019 to 7.0%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 2.9 percentage points higher than the California rate. The unemployment rate in Yuba City peaked in April 2010 at 18.3% and is now 11.3 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 7.0% 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 July 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
National 3.7% 0.0 -0.2
California 4.1% -0.1 0.0
Yuba City 7.0% 0.0 -0.1
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with July 2019 data as August 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 January 2011 at 13,761. There are now 8,511 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. From a recent trough of 5,223 in April 2018, the number of unemployed has now grown by 27. Yuba City employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Yuba City, California) is also available.

Unemployed Persons July 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
Yuba City 5,250 +1 -26

Number of Unemployed Persons

Yuba City, California Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
California
Unemployment Rate
Yuba City
Unemployment Rate
Yuba City
Unemployed
September
2019
3.5%
August
2019
3.7% 4.1%
July
2019
3.7% 4.1% 7.0% 5,250
June
2019
3.7% 4.2% 7.0% 5,249
May
2019
3.6% 4.2% 7.1% 5,329
April
2019
3.6% 4.3% 7.2% 5,453
March
2019
3.8% 4.3% 7.2% 5,466
February
2019
3.8% 4.2% 7.1% 5,368
January
2019
4.0% 4.2% 7.1% 5,344
December
2018
3.9% 4.1% 7.0% 5,240
November
2018
3.7% 4.1% 7.0% 5,247
October
2018
3.8% 4.1% 7.0% 5,262

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.