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San Angelo, Texas Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for San Angelo fell 0.1 percentage points in April 2019 to 3.2%. 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 July 2009 at 6.8% and is now 3.6 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 3.1% in April 2018, the unemployment rate has now grown by 0.1 percentage points. You can also compare San Angelo unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate April 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
National 3.6% -0.2 -0.3
Texas 3.7% -0.1 -0.3
San Angelo 3.2% -0.1 +0.1
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with April 2019 data as May 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 September 2009 at 3,687. There are now 1,907 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. From a recent trough of 1,695 in July 2018, the number of unemployed has now grown by 85. San Angelo employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in San Angelo, Texas) is also available.

Unemployed Persons April 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
San Angelo 1,780 -54 +30

Number of Unemployed Persons

San Angelo, Texas Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Texas
Unemployment Rate
San Angelo
Unemployment Rate
San Angelo
Unemployed
May
2019
3.6%
April
2019
3.6% 3.7% 3.2% 1,780
March
2019
3.8% 3.8% 3.3% 1,834
February
2019
3.8% 3.8% 3.3% 1,847
January
2019
4.0% 3.8% 3.2% 1,820
December
2018
3.9% 3.7% 3.2% 1,782
November
2018
3.7% 3.7% 3.2% 1,782
October
2018
3.8% 3.7% 3.2% 1,771
September
2018
3.7% 3.7% 3.1% 1,741
August
2018
3.8% 3.7% 3.1% 1,711
July
2018
3.9% 3.8% 3.1% 1,695
June
2018
4.0% 3.8% 3.1% 1,700

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.