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Hinesville, Georgia Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Hinesville fell 0.1 percentage points in July 2019 to 4.0%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.4 percentage points higher than the Georgia rate. The unemployment rate in Hinesville peaked in August 2011 at 9.5% and is now 5.5 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 3.9% in October 2018, the unemployment rate has now grown by 0.1 percentage points. You can also compare Hinesville unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate July 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
National 3.7% 0.0 -0.2
Georgia 3.6% -0.1 -0.2
Hinesville 4.0% -0.1 -0.1
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with July 2019 data as August 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 3,245. There are now 1,886 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. From a recent trough of 1,328 in October 2018, the number of unemployed has now grown by 31. Hinesville employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Hinesville, Georgia) is also available.

Unemployed Persons July 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
Hinesville 1,359 -8 -34

Number of Unemployed Persons

Hinesville, Georgia Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Georgia
Unemployment Rate
Hinesville
Unemployment Rate
Hinesville
Unemployed
September
2019
3.5%
August
2019
3.7% 3.6%
July
2019
3.7% 3.6% 4.0% 1,359
June
2019
3.7% 3.7% 4.1% 1,367
May
2019
3.6% 3.8% 4.0% 1,357
April
2019
3.6% 3.8% 4.0% 1,336
March
2019
3.8% 3.9% 4.0% 1,353
February
2019
3.8% 3.9% 4.0% 1,353
January
2019
4.0% 3.8% 4.0% 1,356
December
2018
3.9% 3.7% 4.0% 1,336
November
2018
3.7% 3.7% 4.0% 1,332
October
2018
3.8% 3.7% 3.9% 1,328

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.