Citrus County's July unemployment rate at 6.2 percent

July 2017 unemployment figures releasedOCALA, Fla. (Aug. 18, 2017) – The unemployment rate for the CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion held at 5.3 percent in July, which was 1.1 percentage point lower than the region’s rate of 6.4 percent one year ago. Out of a labor force of 199,816, there were 10,557 unemployed.

Significantly, that’s 2,016 fewer unemployed and 4,555 more working than in July 2016.

Region’s jobless rate drops below 5%

Citrus County unemployment creeps up in November

The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity's (DEO) unemployment numbers released on Friday showed Citrus County's unemployment rate the third worst in the state during the month of November.

County's unemployment rate treads water in October

Citrus County's unemployment rate for October 2016 is unchanged at 6.8 percent from September's number, according to job numbers released on Friday by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity.

At that level, the county occupies the fifth-highest spot in terms of unemployment ranking among the state's 67 counties.

May jobs report bucks trend

OCALA, Fla. (June 17, 2016) – The unemployment rate in the CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion region was 5.3 percent in May, down 0.3 percent over the month and 1.5 percentage point lower than the region’s rate of 6.8 percent a year ago.

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