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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 February 2021 to 4.6%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.1 percentage points lower than the Florida rate. The unemployment rate in Deltona peaked in April 2020 at 15.0% and is now 10.4 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 4.6% in January 2021, the unemployment rate has now grown by 0.0 percentage points. You can also compare Deltona unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate February 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
National 6.2% -0.1 +2.7
Florida 4.7% -0.1 +1.4
Deltona 4.6% 0.0 +1.3
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with February 2021 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 April 2020 at 42,184. There are now 28,363 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. From a recent trough of 13,804 in January 2021, the number of unemployed has now grown by 17.

Unemployed Persons February 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
Deltona 13,821 +17 +3,875

Number of Unemployed Persons

Deltona, Florida Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Florida
Unemployment Rate
Deltona
Unemployment Rate
Deltona
Unemployed
March
2021
6.0%
February
2021
6.2% 4.7% 4.6% 13,821
January
2021
6.3% 4.8% 4.6% 13,804
December
2020
6.7% 5.1% 5.8% 17,356
November
2020
6.7% 5.4% 5.9% 17,410
October
2020
6.9% 5.8% 5.8% 17,116
September
2020
7.8% 7.2% 5.9% 17,259
August
2020
8.4% 7.9% 6.8% 20,260
July
2020
10.2% 11.5% 10.4% 29,999
June
2020
11.1% 11.6% 9.3% 26,489
May
2020
13.3% 14.2% 13.6% 38,385
April
2020
14.8% 14.0% 15.0% 42,184

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.