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Tyler, Texas Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Tyler fell 0.1 percentage points in April 2022 to 3.9%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.4 percentage points lower than the Texas rate. The unemployment rate in Tyler peaked in April 2020 at 11.5% and is now 7.6 percentage points lower. You can also compare Tyler unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
National 3.6% 0.0 -2.4
Texas 4.3% -0.1 -1.9
Tyler 3.9% -0.1 -1.8
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with April 2022 data as May metro level unemployment data has not yet been released.

Unemployment Rate: Tyler, Texas, National

Tyler, Texas monthly unemployment rate chart

Note: Recessions shown in gray.

Tyler, Texas Unemployed

The number of people unemployed in Tyler peaked in April 2020 at 11,751. There are now 7,439 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. Tyler employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Tyler, Texas) is also available.

Unemployed Persons April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
Tyler 4,312 -121 -1,991

Number of Unemployed Persons

Tyler, Texas Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Texas
Unemployment Rate
Tyler
Unemployment Rate
Tyler
Unemployed
May
2022
3.6%
April
2022
3.6% 4.3% 3.9% 4,312
March
2022
3.6% 4.4% 4.0% 4,433
February
2022
3.8% 4.7% 4.2% 4,613
January
2022
4.0% 4.8% 4.3% 4,703
December
2021
3.9% 4.8% 4.4% 4,863
November
2021
4.2% 4.9% 4.4% 4,839
October
2021
4.6% 5.0% 4.4% 4,860
September
2021
4.7% 5.1% 4.6% 5,034
August
2021
5.2% 5.4% 4.8% 5,273
July
2021
5.4% 5.6% 5.1% 5,547
June
2021
5.9% 5.9% 5.3% 5,822

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.