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Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, Florida Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Deltona fell 0.3 percentage points in November 2021 to 4.5%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.0 percentage points lower than the Florida rate. The unemployment rate in Deltona peaked in April 2020 at 15.6% and is now 11.1 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 4.5% in December 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 November 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
National 4.2% -0.4 -2.5
Florida 4.5% -0.1 -0.9
Deltona 4.5% -0.3 -0.2
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with November 2021 data as December 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 44,785. There are now 30,937 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. From a recent trough of 13,247 in December 2020, the number of unemployed has now grown by 601.

Unemployed Persons November 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
Deltona 13,848 -893 +1

Number of Unemployed Persons

Deltona, Florida Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Florida
Unemployment Rate
Deltona
Unemployment Rate
Deltona
Unemployed
December
2021
3.9%
November
2021
4.2% 4.5% 4.5% 13,848
October
2021
4.6% 4.6% 4.8% 14,741
September
2021
4.7% 4.8% 5.1% 15,654
August
2021
5.2% 5.0% 5.5% 16,853
July
2021
5.4% 5.1% 5.8% 17,996
June
2021
5.9% 5.0% 6.3% 19,358
May
2021
5.8% 4.9% 5.8% 17,711
April
2021
6.0% 4.8% 6.1% 18,602
March
2021
6.0% 4.7% 5.8% 17,589
February
2021
6.2% 4.7% 5.4% 16,204
January
2021
6.4% 4.8% 5.1% 15,316

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.