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Yuba City, California Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Yuba City fell 0.2 percentage points in February 2019 to 7.2%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 3.0 percentage points higher than the California rate. The unemployment rate in Yuba City peaked in December 2010 at 18.4% and is now 11.2 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 6.7% in April 2018, the unemployment rate has now grown by 0.5 percentage points. You can also compare Yuba City unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
National 3.8% -0.2 -0.3
California 4.2% 0.0 -0.1
Yuba City 7.2% -0.2 +0.2
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with February 2019 data as March 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 8,327 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. From a recent trough of 4,914 in May 2018, the number of unemployed has now grown by 594. Yuba City employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Yuba City, California) is also available.

Unemployed Persons February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
Yuba City 5,508 -75 +294

Number of Unemployed Persons

Yuba City, California Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
California
Unemployment Rate
Yuba City
Unemployment Rate
Yuba City
Unemployed
March
2019
3.8% 4.3%
February
2019
3.8% 4.2% 7.2% 5,508
January
2019
4.0% 4.2% 7.4% 5,583
December
2018
3.9% 4.1% 7.0% 5,277
November
2018
3.7% 4.1% 6.9% 5,129
October
2018
3.8% 4.1% 7.2% 5,407
September
2018
3.7% 4.1% 7.3% 5,406
August
2018
3.8% 4.1% 7.3% 5,365
July
2018
3.9% 4.1% 7.1% 5,276
June
2018
4.0% 4.2% 7.1% 5,228
May
2018
3.8% 4.2% 6.7% 4,914
April
2018
3.9% 4.3% 6.7% 4,920

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.