Santa Rosa County, FL monthly unemployment update

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January 27, 2023
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Santa Rosa County, FL monthly unemployment update

Stacker compiled statistics about the unemployment rate in Santa Rosa County using data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. County and metro unemployment rates are as of November 2022.

Santa Rosa County had a 2.4% unemployment rate in November 2022, holding steady from a month ago. Florida reported a 2.6% unemployment rate in November, which is the seventh lowest in the country. The national unemployment rate last month dropped to 3.5% but is still 0.4% lower than last year.

The unemployment rate in the Pensacola, FL metropolitan area was 2.6%, which is 0.2% higher than Santa Rosa County. Pensacola has the 196th lowest unemployment out of 887 metro and micro areas surveyed in the country.

Unemployment rates in neighboring counties
#1. Escambia County, FL: 2.7%
#2. Santa Rosa County, FL: 2.4%
#3. Okaloosa County, FL: 2.2%

Counties with the highest unemployment rate in Florida
#1. Hendry County: 4.2%
#1. Highlands County: 4.2%
#3. Citrus County: 4.1%
#4. Hamilton County: 3.9%
#5. Putnam County: 3.8%

Counties with the lowest unemployment rate in Florida
#1. Miami-Dade County: 1.5%
#2. Monroe County: 1.6%
#3. Okaloosa County: 2.2%
#3. St. Johns County: 2.2%
#5. Nassau County: 2.3%

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