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Homosassa Springs, Florida Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Homosassa Springs fell 0.7 percentage points in May 2020 to 14.6%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.1 percentage points higher than the Florida rate. The unemployment rate in Homosassa Springs peaked in April 2020 at 15.3% and is now 0.7 percentage points lower. You can also compare Homosassa Springs unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate May 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
National 13.3% -1.4 +9.7
Florida 14.5% +0.7 +11.3
Homosassa Springs 14.6% -0.7 +9.6
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with May 2020 data as June metro level unemployment data has not yet been released.

Unemployment Rate: Homosassa Springs, Florida, National

Homosassa Springs, Florida monthly unemployment rate chart

Note: Recessions shown in gray.

Homosassa Springs, Florida Unemployed

The number of people unemployed in Homosassa Springs peaked in September 2010 at 7,301. There are now 571 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. From a recent trough of 2,038 in December 2019, the number of unemployed has now grown by 4,692.

Unemployed Persons May 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
Homosassa Springs 6,730 -236 +4,359

Number of Unemployed Persons

Homosassa Springs, Florida Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Florida
Unemployment Rate
Homosassa Springs
Unemployment Rate
Homosassa Springs
Unemployed
June
2020
11.1%
May
2020
13.3% 14.5% 14.6% 6,730
April
2020
14.7% 13.8% 15.3% 6,966
March
2020
4.4% 4.4% 6.7% 3,195
February
2020
3.5% 2.8% 4.5% 2,118
January
2020
3.6% 2.8% 4.4% 2,093
December
2019
3.5% 2.9% 4.3% 2,038
November
2019
3.5% 2.8% 4.4% 2,066
October
2019
3.6% 2.9% 4.4% 2,104
September
2019
3.5% 2.9% 4.5% 2,148
August
2019
3.7% 3.0% 4.6% 2,197
July
2019
3.7% 3.1% 4.8% 2,253

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.