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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 2018 to 3.3%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.8 percentage points lower than the Texas rate. The unemployment rate in San Angelo peaked in September 2009 at 6.9% and is now 3.6 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 3.2% in October 2017, 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 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
National 3.9% -0.2 -0.5
Texas 4.1% +0.1 -0.4
San Angelo 3.3% -0.1 -0.6
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with April 2018 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 3,720. There are now 1,872 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. From a recent trough of 1,777 in October 2017, the number of unemployed has now grown by 71. San Angelo employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in San Angelo, Texas) is also available.

Unemployed Persons April 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
San Angelo 1,848 -32 -295

Number of Unemployed Persons

San Angelo, Texas Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Texas
Unemployment Rate
San Angelo
Unemployment Rate
San Angelo
Unemployed
May
2018
3.8% 4.1%
April
2018
3.9% 4.1% 3.3% 1,848
March
2018
4.1% 4.0% 3.4% 1,880
February
2018
4.1% 4.0% 3.3% 1,815
January
2018
4.1% 4.0% 3.3% 1,787
December
2017
4.1% 4.0% 3.3% 1,818
November
2017
4.1% 3.9% 3.3% 1,801
October
2017
4.1% 3.9% 3.2% 1,777
September
2017
4.2% 4.0% 3.3% 1,812
August
2017
4.4% 4.0% 3.4% 1,878
July
2017
4.3% 4.1% 3.5% 1,903
June
2017
4.3% 4.2% 3.6% 1,952

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.