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Hinesville, Georgia Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Hinesville fell 1.4 percentage points in August 2020 to 4.7%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.9 percentage points lower than the Georgia rate. The unemployment rate in Hinesville peaked in April 2020 at 10.4% and is now 5.7 percentage points lower. You can also compare Hinesville unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate August 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
National 8.4% -1.8 +4.7
Georgia 5.6% -2.0 +2.3
Hinesville 4.7% -1.4 +0.9
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with August 2020 data as September 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 1,809 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. Hinesville employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Hinesville, Georgia) is also available.

Unemployed Persons August 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
Hinesville 1,554 -512 +265

Number of Unemployed Persons

Hinesville, Georgia Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Georgia
Unemployment Rate
Hinesville
Unemployment Rate
Hinesville
Unemployed
September
2020
7.9%
August
2020
8.4% 5.6% 4.7% 1,554
July
2020
10.2% 7.6% 6.1% 2,066
June
2020
11.1% 7.6% 6.1% 2,052
May
2020
13.3% 9.4% 7.4% 2,454
April
2020
14.7% 12.6% 10.4% 3,363
March
2020
4.4% 4.6% 4.7% 1,604
February
2020
3.5% 3.1% 3.5% 1,194
January
2020
3.6% 3.1% 3.4% 1,182
December
2019
3.5% 3.1% 3.2% 1,120
November
2019
3.5% 3.1% 3.4% 1,156
October
2019
3.6% 3.2% 3.5% 1,200

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.