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San Angelo, Texas Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for San Angelo fell 0.0 percentage points in February 2021 to 6.5%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.4 percentage points lower than the Texas rate. The unemployment rate in San Angelo peaked in April 2020 at 11.1% and is now 4.6 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 5.8% in August 2020, the unemployment rate has now grown by 0.7 percentage points. You can also compare San Angelo unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate February 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
National 6.2% -0.1 +2.7
Texas 6.9% +0.1 +3.2
San Angelo 6.5% 0.0 +3.5
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with February 2021 data as March 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 1,815 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. From a recent trough of 3,148 in August 2020, the number of unemployed has now grown by 396. San Angelo employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in San Angelo, Texas) is also available.

Unemployed Persons February 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
San Angelo 3,544 -13 +1,861

Number of Unemployed Persons

San Angelo, Texas Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Texas
Unemployment Rate
San Angelo
Unemployment Rate
San Angelo
Unemployed
March
2021
6.0%
February
2021
6.2% 6.9% 6.5% 3,544
January
2021
6.3% 6.8% 6.5% 3,557
December
2020
6.7% 6.9% 6.8% 3,610
November
2020
6.7% 7.2% 7.4% 3,950
October
2020
6.9% 7.3% 6.0% 3,208
September
2020
7.8% 7.9% 7.1% 3,823
August
2020
8.4% 6.9% 5.8% 3,148
July
2020
10.2% 9.3% 7.1% 3,677
June
2020
11.1% 10.2% 7.2% 3,683
May
2020
13.3% 11.6% 10.7% 5,359
April
2020
14.8% 12.9% 11.1% 5,341

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.