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San Angelo, Texas Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for San Angelo fell 0.8 percentage points in July 2021 to 4.9%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 1.3 percentage points lower than the Texas rate. The unemployment rate in San Angelo peaked in April 2020 at 10.3% and is now 5.4 percentage points lower. You can also compare San Angelo unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate July 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
National 5.4% -0.5 -4.8
Texas 6.2% -0.3 -3.1
San Angelo 4.9% -0.8 -2.7
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with July 2021 data as August 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 April 2020 at 5,331. There are now 2,665 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 July 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
San Angelo 2,666 -441 -1,468

Number of Unemployed Persons

San Angelo, Texas Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Texas
Unemployment Rate
San Angelo
Unemployment Rate
San Angelo
Unemployed
August
2021
5.2%
July
2021
5.4% 6.2% 4.9% 2,666
June
2021
5.9% 6.5% 5.7% 3,107
May
2021
5.8% 6.6% 5.8% 3,181
April
2021
6.1% 6.7% 6.0% 3,269
March
2021
6.0% 6.9% 6.0% 3,307
February
2021
6.2% 6.9% 6.0% 3,297
January
2021
6.3% 6.8% 6.0% 3,268
December
2020
6.7% 6.9% 6.0% 3,292
November
2020
6.7% 7.2% 6.1% 3,365
October
2020
6.9% 7.3% 6.2% 3,469
September
2020
7.8% 7.9% 6.7% 3,623

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.