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San Angelo, Texas Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for San Angelo fell 0.0 percentage points in October 2019 to 2.9%. 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 3.9 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 2.9% in June 2019, the unemployment rate has now grown by 0.0 percentage points. You can also compare San Angelo unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate October 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
National 3.6% +0.1 -0.2
Texas 3.4% 0.0 -0.3
San Angelo 2.9% 0.0 -0.3
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with October 2019 data as November 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 2,073 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. From a recent trough of 1,592 in September 2019, the number of unemployed has now grown by 22. San Angelo employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in San Angelo, Texas) is also available.

Unemployed Persons October 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
San Angelo 1,614 +22 -157

Number of Unemployed Persons

San Angelo, Texas Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Texas
Unemployment Rate
San Angelo
Unemployment Rate
San Angelo
Unemployed
November
2019
3.5%
October
2019
3.6% 3.4% 2.9% 1,614
September
2019
3.5% 3.4% 2.9% 1,592
August
2019
3.7% 3.4% 2.9% 1,600
July
2019
3.7% 3.4% 2.9% 1,614
June
2019
3.7% 3.4% 2.9% 1,645
May
2019
3.6% 3.5% 3.0% 1,705
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

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.