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Ogden-Clearfield, Utah Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Ogden fell 0.0 percentage points in September 2022 to 2.0%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.1 percentage points lower than the Utah rate. The unemployment rate in Ogden peaked in April 2020 at 9.5% and is now 7.5 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 2.0% in February 2022, the unemployment rate has now grown by 0.0 percentage points. You can also compare Ogden unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate September 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
National 3.5% -0.2 -1.2
Utah 2.1% +0.1 -0.4
Ogden 2.0% 0.0 -0.3
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: Ogden, Utah, National

Ogden, Utah monthly unemployment rate chart

Note: Recessions shown in gray.

Ogden, Utah Unemployed

The number of people unemployed in Ogden peaked in April 2020 at 31,907. There are now 24,899 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. From a recent trough of 6,839 in March 2022, the number of unemployed has now grown by 169.

Unemployed Persons September 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
Ogden 7,008 +18 -808

Number of Unemployed Persons

Ogden, Utah Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Utah
Unemployment Rate
Ogden
Unemployment Rate
Ogden
Unemployed
October
2022
3.7%
September
2022
3.5% 2.1% 2.0% 7,008
August
2022
3.7% 2.0% 2.0% 6,990
July
2022
3.5% 2.0% 2.0% 7,108
June
2022
3.6% 2.0% 2.1% 7,241
May
2022
3.6% 2.0% 2.0% 7,163
April
2022
3.6% 1.9% 2.0% 6,918
March
2022
3.6% 2.0% 2.0% 6,839
February
2022
3.8% 2.1% 2.0% 7,011
January
2022
4.0% 2.2% 2.1% 7,360
December
2021
3.9% 2.3% 2.2% 7,576
November
2021
4.2% 2.3% 2.2% 7,530

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.