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Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, Florida Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Deltona fell 0.0 percentage points in September 2020 to 6.8%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.4 percentage points lower than the Florida rate. The unemployment rate in Deltona peaked in April 2020 at 15.0% and is now 8.2 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 6.8% in August 2020, the unemployment rate has now grown by 0.0 percentage points. You can also compare Deltona unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate September 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
National 7.9% -0.5 +4.4
Florida 7.2% -0.1 +4.3
Deltona 6.8% 0.0 +3.5
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with September 2020 data as October 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 April 2020 at 42,184. There are now 22,333 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area.

Unemployed Persons September 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
Deltona 19,851 -409 +9,772

Number of Unemployed Persons

Deltona, Florida Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Florida
Unemployment Rate
Deltona
Unemployment Rate
Deltona
Unemployed
October
2020
6.9% 6.5%
September
2020
7.9% 7.2% 6.8% 19,851
August
2020
8.4% 7.3% 6.8% 20,260
July
2020
10.2% 11.4% 10.4% 29,999
June
2020
11.1% 10.3% 9.3% 26,489
May
2020
13.3% 13.7% 13.6% 38,385
April
2020
14.7% 13.8% 15.0% 42,184
March
2020
4.4% 4.4% 5.0% 15,050
February
2020
3.5% 2.8% 3.3% 9,946
January
2020
3.6% 2.8% 3.2% 9,851
December
2019
3.5% 2.9% 3.2% 9,619
November
2019
3.5% 2.8% 3.2% 9,744

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.