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Rome, Georgia Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Rome fell 0.0 percentage points in April 2022 to 3.0%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.1 percentage points lower than the Georgia rate. The unemployment rate in Rome peaked in April 2020 at 13.5% and is now 10.5 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 3.0% in February 2022, the unemployment rate has now grown by 0.0 percentage points. You can also compare Rome unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
National 3.6% 0.0 -2.4
Georgia 3.1% 0.0 -1.2
Rome 3.0% 0.0 -1.1
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with April 2022 data as May metro level unemployment data has not yet been released.

Unemployment Rate: Rome, Georgia, National

Rome, Georgia monthly unemployment rate chart

Note: Recessions shown in gray.

Rome, Georgia Unemployed

The number of people unemployed in Rome peaked in April 2020 at 5,730. There are now 4,424 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. Rome employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Rome, Georgia) is also available.

Unemployed Persons April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
Rome 1,306 -24 -488

Number of Unemployed Persons

Rome, Georgia Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Georgia
Unemployment Rate
Rome
Unemployment Rate
Rome
Unemployed
May
2022
3.6%
April
2022
3.6% 3.1% 3.0% 1,306
March
2022
3.6% 3.1% 3.0% 1,330
February
2022
3.8% 3.2% 3.0% 1,324
January
2022
4.0% 3.2% 3.1% 1,342
December
2021
3.9% 3.3% 3.2% 1,388
November
2021
4.2% 3.3% 3.2% 1,384
October
2021
4.6% 3.4% 3.2% 1,393
September
2021
4.7% 3.5% 3.3% 1,437
August
2021
5.2% 3.7% 3.4% 1,500
July
2021
5.4% 3.9% 3.6% 1,575
June
2021
5.9% 4.0% 3.8% 1,650

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.