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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 2018 to 3.2%. 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 September 2009 at 6.9% and is now 3.7 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 3.0% in July 2018, the unemployment rate has now grown by 0.2 percentage points. You can also compare San Angelo unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
National 3.7% 0.0 -0.4
Texas 3.7% -0.1 -0.2
San Angelo 3.2% 0.0 0.0
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with October 2018 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 3,720. There are now 1,965 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. From a recent trough of 1,649 in July 2018, the number of unemployed has now grown by 106. San Angelo employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in San Angelo, Texas) is also available.

Unemployed Persons October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
San Angelo 1,755 +5 -22

Number of Unemployed Persons

San Angelo, Texas Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Texas
Unemployment Rate
San Angelo
Unemployment Rate
San Angelo
Unemployed
November
2018
3.7%
October
2018
3.7% 3.7% 3.2% 1,755
September
2018
3.7% 3.8% 3.2% 1,750
August
2018
3.9% 3.9% 3.1% 1,688
July
2018
3.9% 4.0% 3.0% 1,649
June
2018
4.0% 4.0% 3.1% 1,727
May
2018
3.8% 4.1% 3.2% 1,765
April
2018
3.9% 4.1% 3.3% 1,841
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

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.