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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 May 2018 to 3.8%. 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 November 2010 at 12.5% and is now 8.7 percentage points lower. You can also compare Deltona unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate May 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
National 3.8% -0.1 -0.5
Florida 3.8% -0.1 -0.4
Deltona 3.8% -0.1 -0.7
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with May 2018 data as June 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 23,674 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area.

Unemployed Persons May 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
Deltona 11,308 -565 -2,003

Number of Unemployed Persons

Deltona, Florida Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Florida
Unemployment Rate
Deltona
Unemployment Rate
Deltona
Unemployed
June
2018
4.0%
May
2018
3.8% 3.8% 3.8% 11,308
April
2018
3.9% 3.9% 3.9% 11,873
March
2018
4.1% 3.9% 4.1% 12,322
February
2018
4.1% 3.9% 4.0% 12,160
January
2018
4.1% 3.9% 4.0% 12,198
December
2017
4.1% 3.9% 4.0% 11,944
November
2017
4.1% 3.9% 4.0% 12,103
October
2017
4.1% 3.9% 4.1% 12,152
September
2017
4.2% 3.9% 4.1% 12,327
August
2017
4.4% 4.0% 4.2% 12,605
July
2017
4.3% 4.1% 4.3% 12,760

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.