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Hinesville, Georgia Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Hinesville rose 0.2 percentage points in October 2018 to 3.8%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.2 percentage points higher than the Georgia rate. The unemployment rate in Hinesville peaked in September 2011 at 9.6% and is now 5.8 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 3.6% in September 2018, the unemployment rate has now grown by 0.2 percentage points. You can also compare Hinesville unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
National 3.7% 0.0 -0.4
Georgia 3.6% -0.1 -0.9
Hinesville 3.8% +0.2 -1.0
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with October 2018 data as November 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 1,992 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 70. Hinesville employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Hinesville, Georgia) is also available.

Unemployed Persons October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
Hinesville 1,287 +70 -337

Number of Unemployed Persons

Hinesville, Georgia Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Georgia
Unemployment Rate
Hinesville
Unemployment Rate
Hinesville
Unemployed
November
2018
3.7%
October
2018
3.7% 3.6% 3.8% 1,287
September
2018
3.7% 3.7% 3.6% 1,217
August
2018
3.9% 3.8% 3.9% 1,322
July
2018
3.9% 3.9% 4.0% 1,377
June
2018
4.0% 4.1% 4.2% 1,453
May
2018
3.8% 4.2% 4.3% 1,453
April
2018
3.9% 4.3% 4.6% 1,572
March
2018
4.1% 4.4% 4.8% 1,630
February
2018
4.1% 4.4% 4.8% 1,642
January
2018
4.1% 4.5% 4.7% 1,597
December
2017
4.1% 4.5% 4.8% 1,621

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.