The latest jobs report shows that there were 153,387 people working in Leon County in July, which is 1,236 more than last month’s revised employment number.
The July unemployment rate came in at 3.0%, down from the 3.1% reported last month. One year ago, the July 2021 unemployment rate was 4.6%. In July, 2019 the unemployment rate was 3.8%.
Due to the impact of the COVID pandemic, the Leon County Jobs Report, provided below, includes comparison data back to 2019.
The number of people working in July 2022 was 6,465 more than those working in July 2019 and was 4,045 more than in July 2021.
The July 2022 labor force – those looking for jobs – came in at 158,099 which was 5,000 greater than the number reported in July 2019.
The chart below shows the monthly level of jobs in Leon County over the last 37 months with a 12-month average trend line. The highlighted numbers relate to employment levels for the month of July back to 2019.