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Hinesville, Georgia Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Hinesville rose 0.1 percentage points in February 2018 to 4.8%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.3 percentage points higher than the Georgia rate. The unemployment rate in Hinesville peaked in September 2011 at 9.6% and is now 4.8 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 4.7% in September 2017, the unemployment rate has now grown by 0.1 percentage points. You can also compare Hinesville unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate February 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
National 4.1% 0.0 -0.6
Georgia 4.5% 0.0 -0.7
Hinesville 4.8% +0.1 -1.0
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with February 2018 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 3,281. There are now 1,628 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. From a recent trough of 1,558 in October 2017, the number of unemployed has now grown by 95. Hinesville employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Hinesville, Georgia) is also available.

Unemployed Persons February 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
Hinesville 1,653 +66 -255

Number of Unemployed Persons

Hinesville, Georgia Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Georgia
Unemployment Rate
Hinesville
Unemployment Rate
Hinesville
Unemployed
March
2018
4.1%
February
2018
4.1% 4.5% 4.8% 1,653
January
2018
4.1% 4.5% 4.7% 1,587
December
2017
4.1% 4.5% 4.9% 1,623
November
2017
4.1% 4.5% 4.9% 1,644
October
2017
4.1% 4.5% 4.7% 1,558
September
2017
4.2% 4.5% 4.7% 1,583
August
2017
4.4% 4.5% 4.9% 1,636
July
2017
4.3% 4.6% 4.9% 1,640
June
2017
4.3% 4.7% 5.1% 1,683
May
2017
4.3% 4.8% 5.4% 1,782
April
2017
4.4% 4.9% 5.6% 1,849

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.