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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 September 2022 to 2.8%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.3 percentage points higher than the Florida rate. The unemployment rate in Deltona peaked in April 2020 at 14.6% and is now 11.8 percentage points lower. You can also compare Deltona unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate September 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
National 3.5% -0.2 -1.2
Florida 2.5% -0.2 -1.4
Deltona 2.8% -0.1 -1.2
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with September 2022 data as October 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 May 2020 at 41,766. There are now 32,861 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area.

Unemployed Persons September 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
Deltona 8,905 -52 -3,340

Number of Unemployed Persons

Deltona, Florida Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Florida
Unemployment Rate
Deltona
Unemployment Rate
Deltona
Unemployed
October
2022
3.7%
September
2022
3.5% 2.5% 2.8% 8,905
August
2022
3.7% 2.7% 2.9% 8,957
July
2022
3.5% 2.7% 2.9% 9,144
June
2022
3.6% 2.8% 3.0% 9,397
May
2022
3.6% 2.9% 3.1% 9,592
April
2022
3.6% 3.0% 3.2% 9,942
March
2022
3.6% 3.2% 3.4% 10,350
February
2022
3.8% 3.3% 3.5% 10,790
January
2022
4.0% 3.5% 3.6% 11,129
December
2021
3.9% 3.5% 3.8% 11,602
November
2021
4.2% 3.5% 3.8% 11,525

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.