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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 July 2019 to 3.6%. 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 September 2010 at 12.4% and is now 8.8 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 3.5% in October 2018, the unemployment rate has now grown by 0.1 percentage points. You can also compare Deltona unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate July 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
National 3.7% 0.0 -0.2
Florida 3.3% -0.1 -0.2
Deltona 3.6% -0.1 -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: 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 October 2010 at 34,909. There are now 24,017 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. From a recent trough of 10,721 in October 2018, the number of unemployed has now grown by 171.

Unemployed Persons July 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
Deltona 10,892 -168 -126

Number of Unemployed Persons

Deltona, Florida Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Florida
Unemployment Rate
Deltona
Unemployment Rate
Deltona
Unemployed
September
2019
3.5%
August
2019
3.7% 3.3%
July
2019
3.7% 3.3% 3.6% 10,892
June
2019
3.7% 3.4% 3.7% 11,060
May
2019
3.6% 3.4% 3.7% 11,109
April
2019
3.6% 3.5% 3.7% 11,213
March
2019
3.8% 3.5% 3.7% 11,291
February
2019
3.8% 3.5% 3.7% 11,216
January
2019
4.0% 3.4% 3.6% 11,057
December
2018
3.9% 3.3% 3.6% 10,811
November
2018
3.7% 3.3% 3.6% 10,779
October
2018
3.8% 3.3% 3.5% 10,721

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.