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Homosassa Springs, Florida Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Homosassa Springs fell 0.0 percentage points in October 2018 to 4.5%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 1.1 percentage points higher than the Florida rate. The unemployment rate in Homosassa Springs peaked in January 2010 at 14.1% and is now 9.6 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 4.5% in September 2018, the unemployment rate has now grown by 0.0 percentage points. You can also compare Homosassa Springs 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
Homosassa Springs 4.5% 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: 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 February 2010 at 7,371. There are now 5,178 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. From a recent trough of 2,157 in September 2018, the number of unemployed has now grown by 36.

Unemployed Persons October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
Homosassa Springs 2,193 +36 -375

Number of Unemployed Persons

Homosassa Springs, Florida Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Florida
Unemployment Rate
Homosassa Springs
Unemployment Rate
Homosassa Springs
Unemployed
November
2018
3.7%
October
2018
3.7% 3.4% 4.5% 2,193
September
2018
3.7% 3.5% 4.5% 2,157
August
2018
3.9% 3.7% 5.1% 2,439
July
2018
3.9% 3.7% 5.2% 2,522
June
2018
4.0% 3.8% 5.3% 2,539
May
2018
3.8% 3.8% 5.2% 2,473
April
2018
3.9% 3.9% 5.3% 2,567
March
2018
4.1% 3.9% 5.5% 2,631
February
2018
4.1% 3.9% 5.4% 2,600
January
2018
4.1% 3.9% 5.5% 2,627
December
2017
4.1% 3.9% 5.4% 2,599

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.