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Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, Florida Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Deltona rose 0.1 percentage points in November 2020 to 5.9%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.5 percentage points lower than the Florida rate. The unemployment rate in Deltona peaked in April 2020 at 15.0% and is now 9.1 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 5.8% in October 2020, the unemployment rate has now grown by 0.1 percentage points. You can also compare Deltona unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate November 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
National 6.7% -0.2 +3.1
Florida 6.4% 0.0 +3.6
Deltona 5.9% +0.1 +2.7
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with November 2020 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 42,184. There are now 24,743 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. From a recent trough of 17,116 in October 2020, the number of unemployed has now grown by 325.

Unemployed Persons November 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
Deltona 17,441 +325 +7,697

Number of Unemployed Persons

Deltona, Florida Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Florida
Unemployment Rate
Deltona
Unemployment Rate
Deltona
Unemployed
December
2020
6.7%
November
2020
6.7% 6.4% 5.9% 17,441
October
2020
6.9% 6.4% 5.8% 17,116
September
2020
7.8% 7.2% 5.9% 17,259
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
14.8% 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
3.5% 2.8% 3.2% 9,851

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.