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Homosassa Springs, Florida Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Homosassa Springs fell 0.1 percentage points in February 2019 to 5.2%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 1.7 percentage points higher than the Florida rate. The unemployment rate in Homosassa Springs peaked in January 2010 at 14.1% and is now 8.9 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 4.5% in September 2018, the unemployment rate has now grown by 0.7 percentage points. You can also compare Homosassa Springs unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
National 3.8% -0.2 -0.3
Florida 3.5% +0.1 -0.4
Homosassa Springs 5.2% -0.1 -0.2
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with February 2019 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 February 2010 at 7,371. There are now 4,858 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 356.

Unemployed Persons February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
Homosassa Springs 2,513 -50 -87

Number of Unemployed Persons

Homosassa Springs, Florida Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Florida
Unemployment Rate
Homosassa Springs
Unemployment Rate
Homosassa Springs
Unemployed
March
2019
3.8% 3.5%
February
2019
3.8% 3.5% 5.2% 2,513
January
2019
4.0% 3.4% 5.3% 2,563
December
2018
3.9% 3.3% 5.0% 2,414
November
2018
3.7% 3.3% 4.6% 2,219
October
2018
3.8% 3.3% 4.5% 2,194
September
2018
3.7% 3.3% 4.5% 2,157
August
2018
3.8% 3.4% 5.1% 2,439
July
2018
3.9% 3.5% 5.2% 2,522
June
2018
4.0% 3.6% 5.3% 2,539
May
2018
3.8% 3.7% 5.2% 2,473
April
2018
3.9% 3.7% 5.3% 2,567

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.