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Sebring, Florida Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Sebring fell 0.1 percentage points in November 2021 to 5.5%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 1.0 percentage points higher than the Florida rate. The unemployment rate in Sebring peaked in April 2020 at 12.6% and is now 7.1 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 5.0% in December 2020, the unemployment rate has now grown by 0.5 percentage points. You can also compare Sebring unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate November 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
National 4.2% -0.4 -2.5
Florida 4.5% -0.1 -0.9
Sebring 5.5% -0.1 +0.3
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with November 2021 data as December metro level unemployment data has not yet been released.

Unemployment Rate: Sebring, Florida, National

Sebring, Florida monthly unemployment rate chart

Note: Recessions shown in gray.

Sebring, Florida Unemployed

The number of people unemployed in Sebring peaked in October 2010 at 4,537. There are now 2,546 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. From a recent trough of 1,613 in September 2019, the number of unemployed has now grown by 378.

Unemployed Persons November 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
Sebring 1,991 -48 +205

Number of Unemployed Persons

Sebring, Florida Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Florida
Unemployment Rate
Sebring
Unemployment Rate
Sebring
Unemployed
December
2021
3.9%
November
2021
4.2% 4.5% 5.5% 1,991
October
2021
4.6% 4.6% 5.6% 2,039
September
2021
4.7% 4.8% 5.7% 2,059
August
2021
5.2% 5.0% 5.7% 2,057
July
2021
5.4% 5.1% 5.6% 1,991
June
2021
5.9% 5.0% 6.8% 2,439
May
2021
5.8% 4.9% 6.6% 2,361
April
2021
6.0% 4.8% 6.6% 2,347
March
2021
6.0% 4.7% 6.5% 2,281
February
2021
6.2% 4.7% 5.9% 2,072
January
2021
6.4% 4.8% 6.0% 2,097

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.