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College Station-Bryan, Texas Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for College Station fell 0.1 percentage points in April 2022 to 3.3%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 1.0 percentage points lower than the Texas rate. The unemployment rate in College Station peaked in April 2020 at 8.9% and is now 5.6 percentage points lower. You can also compare College Station unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
National 3.6% 0.0 -2.4
Texas 4.3% -0.1 -1.9
College Station 3.3% -0.1 -1.4
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: College Station, Texas, National

College Station, Texas monthly unemployment rate chart

Note: Recessions shown in gray.

College Station, Texas Unemployed

The number of people unemployed in College Station peaked in April 2020 at 10,821. There are now 6,196 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. College Station employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in College Station, Texas) is also available.

Unemployed Persons April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
College Station 4,625 -120 -1,740

Number of Unemployed Persons

College Station, Texas Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Texas
Unemployment Rate
College Station
Unemployment Rate
College Station
Unemployed
May
2022
3.6%
April
2022
3.6% 4.3% 3.3% 4,625
March
2022
3.6% 4.4% 3.4% 4,745
February
2022
3.8% 4.7% 3.6% 4,919
January
2022
4.0% 4.8% 3.6% 4,970
December
2021
3.9% 4.8% 3.7% 5,080
November
2021
4.2% 4.9% 3.7% 5,058
October
2021
4.6% 5.0% 3.7% 5,070
September
2021
4.7% 5.1% 3.8% 5,201
August
2021
5.2% 5.4% 3.9% 5,388
July
2021
5.4% 5.6% 4.1% 5,615
June
2021
5.9% 5.9% 4.3% 5,861

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.