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Logan, Utah Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Logan fell 0.2 percentage points in October 2018 to 2.5%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.7 percentage points lower than the Utah rate. The unemployment rate in Logan peaked in March 2010 at 6.1% and is now 3.6 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 2.5% in January 2018, the unemployment rate has now grown by 0.0 percentage points. You can also compare Logan unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
National 3.7% 0.0 -0.4
Utah 3.2% 0.0 0.0
Logan 2.5% -0.2 -0.1
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: Logan, Utah, National

Logan, Utah monthly unemployment rate chart

Note: Recessions shown in gray.

Logan, Utah Unemployed

The number of people unemployed in Logan peaked in March 2009 at 3,967. There are now 2,186 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. From a recent trough of 1,739 in May 2018, the number of unemployed has now grown by 42. Logan employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Logan, Utah) is also available.

Unemployed Persons October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
Logan 1,781 -116 -40

Number of Unemployed Persons

Logan, Utah Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Utah
Unemployment Rate
Logan
Unemployment Rate
Logan
Unemployed
November
2018
3.7%
October
2018
3.7% 3.2% 2.5% 1,781
September
2018
3.7% 3.2% 2.7% 1,897
August
2018
3.9% 3.1% 2.7% 1,912
July
2018
3.9% 3.1% 2.7% 1,880
June
2018
4.0% 3.0% 2.6% 1,851
May
2018
3.8% 3.0% 2.5% 1,739
April
2018
3.9% 3.1% 2.7% 1,906
March
2018
4.1% 3.1% 2.6% 1,864
February
2018
4.1% 3.1% 2.6% 1,811
January
2018
4.1% 3.1% 2.5% 1,746
December
2017
4.1% 3.2% 2.6% 1,811

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.