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Corpus Christi, Texas Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Corpus Christi fell 0.1 percentage points in November 2022 to 5.1%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 1.1 percentage points higher than the Texas rate. The unemployment rate in Corpus Christi peaked in April 2020 at 14.6% and is now 9.5 percentage points lower. You can also compare Corpus Christi unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate November 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
National 3.6% -0.1 -0.6
Texas 4.0% 0.0 -0.9
Corpus Christi 5.1% -0.1 -1.3
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with November 2022 data as December metro level unemployment data has not yet been released.

Unemployment Rate: Corpus Christi, Texas, National

Corpus Christi, Texas monthly unemployment rate chart

Note: Recessions shown in gray.

Corpus Christi, Texas Unemployed

The number of people unemployed in Corpus Christi peaked in April 2020 at 28,187. There are now 17,819 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. Corpus Christi employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Corpus Christi, Texas) is also available.

Unemployed Persons November 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
Corpus Christi 10,368 -247 -2,524

Number of Unemployed Persons

Corpus Christi, Texas Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Texas
Unemployment Rate
Corpus Christi
Unemployment Rate
Corpus Christi
Unemployed
December
2022
3.5%
November
2022
3.6% 4.0% 5.1% 10,368
October
2022
3.7% 4.0% 5.2% 10,615
September
2022
3.5% 4.0% 5.3% 10,769
August
2022
3.7% 4.1% 5.4% 11,025
July
2022
3.5% 4.0% 5.5% 11,144
June
2022
3.6% 4.1% 5.6% 11,299
May
2022
3.6% 4.2% 5.7% 11,496
April
2022
3.6% 4.3% 5.8% 11,757
March
2022
3.6% 4.4% 5.9% 12,089
February
2022
3.8% 4.7% 6.2% 12,494
January
2022
4.0% 4.8% 6.2% 12,663

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.