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Victoria, Texas Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Victoria fell 0.2 percentage points in April 2022 to 4.9%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.6 percentage points higher than the Texas rate. The unemployment rate in Victoria peaked in April 2020 at 13.4% and is now 8.5 percentage points lower. You can also compare Victoria 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
Victoria 4.9% -0.2 -2.1
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: 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 3,533 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area.

Unemployed Persons April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
Victoria 2,158 -86 -923

Number of Unemployed Persons

Victoria, Texas Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Texas
Unemployment Rate
Victoria
Unemployment Rate
Victoria
Unemployed
May
2022
3.6%
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
October
2021
4.6% 5.0% 5.6% 2,465
September
2021
4.7% 5.1% 5.8% 2,536
August
2021
5.2% 5.4% 6.0% 2,631
July
2021
5.4% 5.6% 6.3% 2,739
June
2021
5.9% 5.9% 6.5% 2,851

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.