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College Station-Bryan, Texas Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for College Station fell 0.0 percentage points in July 2019 to 2.7%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.7 percentage points lower than the Texas rate. The unemployment rate in College Station peaked in February 2010 at 6.7% and is now 4.0 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 2.7% in June 2019, the unemployment rate has now grown by 0.0 percentage points. You can also compare College Station unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate July 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
National 3.7% 0.0 -0.2
Texas 3.4% 0.0 -0.4
College Station 2.7% 0.0 -0.2
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with July 2019 data as August 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 November 2010 at 7,786. There are now 4,206 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 July 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
College Station 3,580 -48 -275

Number of Unemployed Persons

College Station, Texas Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Texas
Unemployment Rate
College Station
Unemployment Rate
College Station
Unemployed
September
2019
3.5%
August
2019
3.7% 3.4%
July
2019
3.7% 3.4% 2.7% 3,580
June
2019
3.7% 3.4% 2.7% 3,628
May
2019
3.6% 3.5% 2.8% 3,720
April
2019
3.6% 3.7% 2.9% 3,866
March
2019
3.8% 3.8% 3.0% 3,989
February
2019
3.8% 3.8% 3.0% 4,004
January
2019
4.0% 3.8% 3.0% 3,955
December
2018
3.9% 3.7% 2.9% 3,878
November
2018
3.7% 3.7% 2.9% 3,875
October
2018
3.8% 3.7% 2.9% 3,864

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.