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Homosassa Springs, Florida Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Homosassa Springs fell 0.4 percentage points in July 2021 to 7.0%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 1.9 percentage points higher than the Florida rate. The unemployment rate in Homosassa Springs peaked in April 2020 at 16.1% and is now 9.1 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 5.5% in December 2020, the unemployment rate has now grown by 1.5 percentage points. You can also compare Homosassa Springs unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate July 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
National 5.4% -0.5 -4.8
Florida 5.1% +0.1 -6.4
Homosassa Springs 7.0% -0.4 -4.0
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with July 2021 data as August 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 April 2020 at 7,233. There are now 3,783 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. From a recent trough of 2,579 in December 2020, the number of unemployed has now grown by 871.

Unemployed Persons July 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
Homosassa Springs 3,450 -182 -1,708

Number of Unemployed Persons

Homosassa Springs, Florida Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Florida
Unemployment Rate
Homosassa Springs
Unemployment Rate
Homosassa Springs
Unemployed
August
2021
5.2%
July
2021
5.4% 5.1% 7.0% 3,450
June
2021
5.9% 5.0% 7.4% 3,632
May
2021
5.8% 4.9% 6.8% 3,300
April
2021
6.1% 4.8% 7.1% 3,423
March
2021
6.0% 4.7% 7.4% 3,556
February
2021
6.2% 4.7% 6.8% 3,243
January
2021
6.3% 4.8% 5.8% 2,719
December
2020
6.7% 5.1% 5.5% 2,579
November
2020
6.7% 5.4% 5.7% 2,637
October
2020
6.9% 5.8% 6.0% 2,771
September
2020
7.8% 7.2% 6.7% 3,101

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.