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San Angelo, Texas Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for San Angelo fell 1.2 percentage points in August 2020 to 5.9%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.9 percentage points lower than the Texas rate. The unemployment rate in San Angelo peaked in April 2020 at 11.1% and is now 5.2 percentage points lower. You can also compare San Angelo unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate August 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
National 8.4% -1.8 +4.7
Texas 6.8% -1.2 +3.3
San Angelo 5.9% -1.2 +2.9
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with August 2020 data as September 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 5,359. There are now 2,209 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. San Angelo employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in San Angelo, Texas) is also available.

Unemployed Persons August 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
San Angelo 3,150 -527 +1,510

Number of Unemployed Persons

San Angelo, Texas Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Texas
Unemployment Rate
San Angelo
Unemployment Rate
San Angelo
Unemployed
September
2020
7.9%
August
2020
8.4% 6.8% 5.9% 3,150
July
2020
10.2% 8.0% 7.1% 3,677
June
2020
11.1% 8.4% 7.2% 3,683
May
2020
13.3% 13.0% 10.7% 5,359
April
2020
14.7% 13.5% 11.1% 5,341
March
2020
4.4% 5.1% 4.4% 2,415
February
2020
3.5% 3.5% 3.0% 1,683
January
2020
3.6% 3.5% 3.0% 1,689
December
2019
3.5% 3.5% 3.1% 1,706
November
2019
3.5% 3.5% 3.1% 1,694
October
2019
3.6% 3.5% 3.0% 1,679

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.