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San Angelo, Texas Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for San Angelo rose 0.1 percentage points in March 2023 to 3.5%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.5 percentage points lower than the Texas rate. The unemployment rate in San Angelo peaked in April 2020 at 9.9% and is now 6.4 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 3.3% in June 2022, the unemployment rate has now grown by 0.2 percentage points. You can also compare San Angelo unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate March 2023 Month/Month Year/Year
National 3.5% -0.1 -0.1
Texas 4.0% 0.0 +0.1
San Angelo 3.5% +0.1 -0.1
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with March 2023 data as April metro level unemployment data has not yet been released.

Unemployment Rate: San Angelo, Texas, National

San Angelo, Texas monthly unemployment rate chart

Note: Recessions shown in gray.

San Angelo, Texas Unemployed

The number of people unemployed in San Angelo peaked in May 2020 at 5,165. There are now 3,157 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. From a recent trough of 1,837 in September 2022, the number of unemployed has now grown by 171. San Angelo employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in San Angelo, Texas) is also available.

Unemployed Persons March 2023 Month/Month Year/Year
San Angelo 2,008 +51 -25

Number of Unemployed Persons

San Angelo, Texas Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Texas
Unemployment Rate
San Angelo
Unemployment Rate
San Angelo
Unemployed
April
2023
3.4%
March
2023
3.5% 4.0% 3.5% 2,008
February
2023
3.6% 4.0% 3.4% 1,957
January
2023
3.4% 3.9% 3.3% 1,868
December
2022
3.5% 3.8% 3.3% 1,844
November
2022
3.6% 3.8% 3.3% 1,842
October
2022
3.7% 3.9% 3.3% 1,839
September
2022
3.5% 3.8% 3.3% 1,837
August
2022
3.7% 3.7% 3.3% 1,838
July
2022
3.5% 3.8% 3.3% 1,845
June
2022
3.6% 3.8% 3.3% 1,868
May
2022
3.6% 3.8% 3.4% 1,912

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.