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Hinesville, Georgia Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Hinesville rose 0.1 percentage points in April 2023 to 3.3%. 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 April 2020 at 10.0% and is now 6.7 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 3.2% in February 2022, the unemployment rate has now grown by 0.1 percentage points. You can also compare Hinesville unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate April 2023 Month/Month Year/Year
National 3.4% -0.1 -0.2
Georgia 3.1% 0.0 +0.2
Hinesville 3.3% +0.1 0.0
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with April 2023 data as May 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 3,288. There are now 2,155 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. From a recent trough of 1,097 in January 2023, the number of unemployed has now grown by 36. Hinesville employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Hinesville, Georgia) is also available.

Unemployed Persons April 2023 Month/Month Year/Year
Hinesville 1,133 +3 +4

Number of Unemployed Persons

Hinesville, Georgia Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Georgia
Unemployment Rate
Hinesville
Unemployment Rate
Hinesville
Unemployed
May
2023
3.7%
April
2023
3.4% 3.1% 3.3% 1,133
March
2023
3.5% 3.1% 3.2% 1,130
February
2023
3.6% 3.1% 3.2% 1,108
January
2023
3.4% 3.1% 3.2% 1,097
December
2022
3.5% 3.1% 3.2% 1,098
November
2022
3.6% 3.1% 3.2% 1,099
October
2022
3.7% 3.1% 3.2% 1,105
September
2022
3.5% 3.1% 3.2% 1,117
August
2022
3.7% 3.1% 3.2% 1,126
July
2022
3.5% 3.0% 3.3% 1,129
June
2022
3.6% 3.0% 3.3% 1,130

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.