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Homosassa Springs, Florida Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Homosassa Springs rose 0.1 percentage points in September 2023 to 4.3%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 1.5 percentage points higher than the Florida rate. The unemployment rate in Homosassa Springs peaked in April 2020 at 14.9% and is now 10.6 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 3.7% in February 2023, the unemployment rate has now grown by 0.6 percentage points. You can also compare Homosassa Springs unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate September 2023 Month/Month Year/Year
National 3.8% 0.0 +0.3
Florida 2.8% +0.1 +0.1
Homosassa Springs 4.3% +0.1 +0.4
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with September 2023 data as October 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 7,003. There are now 4,780 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. From a recent trough of 1,865 in February 2023, the number of unemployed has now grown by 358.

Unemployed Persons September 2023 Month/Month Year/Year
Homosassa Springs 2,223 +92 +286

Number of Unemployed Persons

Homosassa Springs, Florida Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Florida
Unemployment Rate
Homosassa Springs
Unemployment Rate
Homosassa Springs
Unemployed
October
2023
3.9% 2.8%
September
2023
3.8% 2.8% 4.3% 2,223
August
2023
3.8% 2.7% 4.2% 2,131
July
2023
3.5% 2.7% 4.1% 2,061
June
2023
3.6% 2.6% 4.0% 2,013
May
2023
3.7% 2.6% 3.9% 1,978
April
2023
3.4% 2.6% 3.8% 1,924
March
2023
3.5% 2.6% 3.8% 1,896
February
2023
3.6% 2.6% 3.7% 1,865
January
2023
3.4% 2.6% 3.8% 1,866
December
2022
3.5% 2.7% 3.9% 1,920
November
2022
3.6% 2.7% 3.9% 1,921

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.