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Victoria, Texas Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Victoria fell 0.1 percentage points in September 2022 to 4.4%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.4 percentage points higher than the Texas rate. The unemployment rate in Victoria peaked in April 2020 at 13.4% and is now 9.0 percentage points lower. You can also compare Victoria unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate September 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
National 3.5% -0.2 -1.2
Texas 4.0% -0.1 -1.1
Victoria 4.4% -0.1 -1.4
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with September 2022 data as October metro level unemployment data has not yet been released.

Unemployment Rate: Victoria, Texas, National

Victoria, Texas monthly unemployment rate chart

Note: Recessions shown in gray.

Victoria, Texas Unemployed

The number of people unemployed in Victoria peaked in April 2020 at 5,691. There are now 3,751 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area.

Unemployed Persons September 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
Victoria 1,940 -42 -596

Number of Unemployed Persons

Victoria, Texas Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Texas
Unemployment Rate
Victoria
Unemployment Rate
Victoria
Unemployed
October
2022
3.7%
September
2022
3.5% 4.0% 4.4% 1,940
August
2022
3.7% 4.1% 4.5% 1,982
July
2022
3.5% 4.0% 4.6% 2,014
June
2022
3.6% 4.1% 4.7% 2,054
May
2022
3.6% 4.2% 4.8% 2,102
April
2022
3.6% 4.3% 4.9% 2,158
March
2022
3.6% 4.4% 5.1% 2,244
February
2022
3.8% 4.7% 5.3% 2,352
January
2022
4.0% 4.8% 5.4% 2,398
December
2021
3.9% 4.8% 5.6% 2,465
November
2021
4.2% 4.9% 5.6% 2,455

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.