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Homosassa Springs, Florida Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Homosassa Springs rose 0.1 percentage points in February 2021 to 4.9%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.2 percentage points higher than the Florida rate. The unemployment rate in Homosassa Springs peaked in April 2020 at 15.3% and is now 10.4 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 4.8% in January 2021, the unemployment rate has now grown by 0.1 percentage points. You can also compare Homosassa Springs unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate February 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
National 6.2% -0.1 +2.7
Florida 4.7% -0.1 +1.4
Homosassa Springs 4.9% +0.1 +0.4
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with February 2021 data as March 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 5,008 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 255.

Unemployed Persons February 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
Homosassa Springs 2,293 +53 +175

Number of Unemployed Persons

Homosassa Springs, Florida Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Florida
Unemployment Rate
Homosassa Springs
Unemployment Rate
Homosassa Springs
Unemployed
March
2021
6.0%
February
2021
6.2% 4.7% 4.9% 2,293
January
2021
6.3% 4.8% 4.8% 2,240
December
2020
6.7% 5.1% 6.5% 2,985
November
2020
6.7% 5.4% 6.4% 2,920
October
2020
6.9% 5.8% 6.2% 2,815
September
2020
7.8% 7.2% 6.1% 2,758
August
2020
8.4% 7.9% 6.9% 3,181
July
2020
10.2% 11.5% 10.7% 4,861
June
2020
11.1% 11.6% 9.5% 4,293
May
2020
13.3% 14.2% 13.6% 6,169
April
2020
14.8% 14.0% 15.3% 6,966

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.