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Hinesville, Georgia Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Hinesville fell 0.1 percentage points in March 2021 to 4.3%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.2 percentage points lower than the Georgia rate. The unemployment rate in Hinesville peaked in April 2020 at 10.4% and is now 6.1 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 4.0% in October 2020, the unemployment rate has now grown by 0.3 percentage points. You can also compare Hinesville unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate March 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
National 6.0% -0.2 +1.6
Georgia 4.5% -0.3 +0.9
Hinesville 4.3% -0.1 -0.4
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with March 2021 data as April 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 April 2020 at 3,363. There are now 1,890 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. From a recent trough of 1,381 in October 2020, the number of unemployed has now grown by 92. Hinesville employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Hinesville, Georgia) is also available.

Unemployed Persons March 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
Hinesville 1,473 -31 -131

Number of Unemployed Persons

Hinesville, Georgia Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Georgia
Unemployment Rate
Hinesville
Unemployment Rate
Hinesville
Unemployed
April
2021
6.1%
March
2021
6.0% 4.5% 4.3% 1,473
February
2021
6.2% 4.8% 4.4% 1,504
January
2021
6.3% 5.1% 4.4% 1,529
December
2020
6.7% 5.3% 5.2% 1,838
November
2020
6.7% 5.6% 5.2% 1,836
October
2020
6.9% 5.9% 4.0% 1,381
September
2020
7.8% 6.5% 5.5% 1,863
August
2020
8.4% 7.0% 4.8% 1,613
July
2020
10.2% 7.6% 6.1% 2,066
June
2020
11.1% 8.4% 6.1% 2,052
May
2020
13.3% 9.4% 7.4% 2,454

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.