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Sebring, Florida Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Sebring fell 0.1 percentage points in September 2022 to 3.9%. 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 8.5 percentage points lower. You can also compare Sebring unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate September 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
National 3.5% -0.2 -1.2
Florida 2.5% -0.2 -1.4
Sebring 3.9% -0.1 -1.1
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with September 2022 data as October 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 3,186 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area.

Unemployed Persons September 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
Sebring 1,355 -26 -378

Number of Unemployed Persons

Sebring, Florida Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Florida
Unemployment Rate
Sebring
Unemployment Rate
Sebring
Unemployed
October
2022
3.7%
September
2022
3.5% 2.5% 3.9% 1,355
August
2022
3.7% 2.7% 4.0% 1,381
July
2022
3.5% 2.7% 4.1% 1,427
June
2022
3.6% 2.8% 4.3% 1,473
May
2022
3.6% 2.9% 4.3% 1,475
April
2022
3.6% 3.0% 4.4% 1,502
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

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.