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Sebring, Florida Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Sebring fell 0.0 percentage points in April 2022 to 4.4%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 1.4 percentage points higher than the Florida rate. The unemployment rate in Sebring peaked in September 2010 at 12.4% and is now 8.0 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 4.3% in September 2019, the unemployment rate has now grown by 0.1 percentage points. You can also compare Sebring unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
National 3.6% 0.0 -2.4
Florida 3.0% -0.2 -2.1
Sebring 4.4% 0.0 -2.3
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with April 2022 data as May 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 4,541. There are now 3,038 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. From a recent trough of 1,494 in November 2019, the number of unemployed has now grown by 9.

Unemployed Persons April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
Sebring 1,503 -28 -840

Number of Unemployed Persons

Sebring, Florida Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Florida
Unemployment Rate
Sebring
Unemployment Rate
Sebring
Unemployed
May
2022
3.6%
April
2022
3.6% 3.0% 4.4% 1,503
March
2022
3.6% 3.2% 4.4% 1,531
February
2022
3.8% 3.3% 4.5% 1,568
January
2022
4.0% 3.5% 4.6% 1,599
December
2021
3.9% 3.5% 4.8% 1,654
November
2021
4.2% 3.5% 4.7% 1,640
October
2021
4.6% 3.7% 4.7% 1,648
September
2021
4.7% 3.9% 5.0% 1,733
August
2021
5.2% 4.3% 5.3% 1,855
July
2021
5.4% 4.5% 5.7% 1,993
June
2021
5.9% 4.8% 6.0% 2,124

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.