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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 October 2018 to 3.2%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.2 percentage points lower than the Florida rate. The unemployment rate in Deltona peaked in November 2010 at 12.5% and is now 9.3 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 3.2% in September 2018, the unemployment rate has now grown by 0.0 percentage points. You can also compare Deltona unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
National 3.7% 0.0 -0.4
Florida 3.4% -0.1 -0.5
Deltona 3.2% 0.0 -0.9
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with October 2018 data as November 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 25,227 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. From a recent trough of 9,678 in September 2018, the number of unemployed has now grown by 77.

Unemployed Persons October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
Deltona 9,755 +77 -2,397

Number of Unemployed Persons

Deltona, Florida Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Florida
Unemployment Rate
Deltona
Unemployment Rate
Deltona
Unemployed
November
2018
3.7%
October
2018
3.7% 3.4% 3.2% 9,755
September
2018
3.7% 3.5% 3.2% 9,678
August
2018
3.9% 3.7% 3.7% 11,057
July
2018
3.9% 3.7% 3.8% 11,510
June
2018
4.0% 3.8% 3.8% 11,580
May
2018
3.8% 3.8% 3.8% 11,312
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

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.