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Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, Florida Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Deltona fell 0.1 percentage points in February 2019 to 3.8%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.3 percentage points higher than the Florida rate. The unemployment rate in Deltona peaked in November 2010 at 12.5% and is now 8.7 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 3.2% in September 2018, the unemployment rate has now grown by 0.6 percentage points. You can also compare Deltona unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
National 3.8% -0.2 -0.3
Florida 3.5% +0.1 -0.4
Deltona 3.8% -0.1 -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: Deltona, Florida, National

Deltona, Florida monthly unemployment rate chart

Note: Recessions shown in gray.

Deltona, Florida Unemployed

The number of people unemployed in Deltona peaked in November 2010 at 34,982. There are now 23,394 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. From a recent trough of 9,678 in September 2018, the number of unemployed has now grown by 1,910.

Unemployed Persons February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
Deltona 11,588 -190 -572

Number of Unemployed Persons

Deltona, Florida Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Florida
Unemployment Rate
Deltona
Unemployment Rate
Deltona
Unemployed
March
2019
3.8% 3.5%
February
2019
3.8% 3.5% 3.8% 11,588
January
2019
4.0% 3.4% 3.9% 11,778
December
2018
3.9% 3.3% 3.6% 10,864
November
2018
3.7% 3.3% 3.3% 9,917
October
2018
3.8% 3.3% 3.2% 9,752
September
2018
3.7% 3.3% 3.2% 9,678
August
2018
3.8% 3.4% 3.7% 11,057
July
2018
3.9% 3.5% 3.8% 11,510
June
2018
4.0% 3.6% 3.8% 11,580
May
2018
3.8% 3.7% 3.8% 11,312
April
2018
3.9% 3.7% 3.9% 11,873

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.