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Hinesville, Georgia Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Hinesville fell 1.4 percentage points in July 2021 to 2.6%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 1.1 percentage points lower than the Georgia rate. The unemployment rate in Hinesville peaked in April 2020 at 10.3% and is now 7.7 percentage points lower. You can also compare Hinesville unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate July 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
National 5.4% -0.5 -4.8
Georgia 3.7% -0.3 -3.9
Hinesville 2.6% -1.4 -3.7
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with July 2021 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 April 2020 at 3,417. There are now 2,529 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. Hinesville employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Hinesville, Georgia) is also available.

Unemployed Persons July 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
Hinesville 888 -483 -1,193

Number of Unemployed Persons

Hinesville, Georgia Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Georgia
Unemployment Rate
Hinesville
Unemployment Rate
Hinesville
Unemployed
August
2021
5.2%
July
2021
5.4% 3.7% 2.6% 888
June
2021
5.9% 4.0% 4.0% 1,371
May
2021
5.8% 4.1% 4.0% 1,386
April
2021
6.1% 4.3% 4.1% 1,399
March
2021
6.0% 4.5% 4.1% 1,402
February
2021
6.2% 4.8% 4.1% 1,406
January
2021
6.3% 5.1% 4.1% 1,395
December
2020
6.7% 5.3% 5.0% 1,734
November
2020
6.7% 5.6% 5.1% 1,777
October
2020
6.9% 5.9% 5.3% 1,827
September
2020
7.8% 6.5% 5.7% 1,877

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.