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Hinesville, Georgia Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Hinesville fell 0.3 percentage points in February 2019 to 3.9%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.0 percentage points lower than the Georgia rate. The unemployment rate in Hinesville peaked in September 2011 at 9.6% and is now 5.7 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 3.6% in September 2018, the unemployment rate has now grown by 0.3 percentage points. You can also compare Hinesville unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
National 3.8% -0.2 -0.3
Georgia 3.9% +0.1 -0.3
Hinesville 3.9% -0.3 -0.9
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: Hinesville, Georgia, National

Hinesville, Georgia monthly unemployment rate chart

Note: Recessions shown in gray.

Hinesville, Georgia Unemployed

The number of people unemployed in Hinesville peaked in September 2011 at 3,279. There are now 1,944 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. From a recent trough of 1,217 in September 2018, the number of unemployed has now grown by 118. Hinesville employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Hinesville, Georgia) is also available.

Unemployed Persons February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
Hinesville 1,335 -80 -307

Number of Unemployed Persons

Hinesville, Georgia Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Georgia
Unemployment Rate
Hinesville
Unemployment Rate
Hinesville
Unemployed
March
2019
3.8% 3.9%
February
2019
3.8% 3.9% 3.9% 1,335
January
2019
4.0% 3.8% 4.2% 1,415
December
2018
3.9% 3.7% 3.9% 1,336
November
2018
3.7% 3.7% 3.8% 1,288
October
2018
3.8% 3.7% 3.8% 1,288
September
2018
3.7% 3.7% 3.6% 1,217
August
2018
3.8% 3.8% 3.9% 1,322
July
2018
3.9% 3.8% 4.0% 1,377
June
2018
4.0% 3.9% 4.2% 1,453
May
2018
3.8% 4.0% 4.3% 1,453
April
2018
3.9% 4.1% 4.6% 1,572

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.