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Sherman-Denison, Texas Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Sherman fell 0.0 percentage points in July 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 Sherman peaked in September 2009 at 8.6% and is now 5.7 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 Sherman unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate July 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
National 3.7% 0.0 -0.2
Texas 3.4% 0.0 -0.4
Sherman 2.9% 0.0 -0.3
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with July 2019 data as August metro level unemployment data has not yet been released.

Unemployment Rate: Sherman, Texas, National

Sherman, Texas monthly unemployment rate chart

Note: Recessions shown in gray.

Sherman, Texas Unemployed

The number of people unemployed in Sherman peaked in February 2010 at 4,932. There are now 3,086 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. Sherman employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Sherman, Texas) is also available.

Unemployed Persons July 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
Sherman 1,846 -35 -158

Number of Unemployed Persons

Sherman, Texas Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Texas
Unemployment Rate
Sherman
Unemployment Rate
Sherman
Unemployed
September
2019
3.5%
August
2019
3.7% 3.4%
July
2019
3.7% 3.4% 2.9% 1,846
June
2019
3.7% 3.4% 2.9% 1,881
May
2019
3.6% 3.5% 3.0% 1,940
April
2019
3.6% 3.7% 3.1% 2,011
March
2019
3.8% 3.8% 3.2% 2,062
February
2019
3.8% 3.8% 3.2% 2,078
January
2019
4.0% 3.8% 3.2% 2,062
December
2018
3.9% 3.7% 3.2% 2,029
November
2018
3.7% 3.7% 3.2% 2,027
October
2018
3.8% 3.7% 3.2% 2,016

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.