The latest reports show that Leon County gained 508 jobs in April. There were 159,063 people working in Leon County in April compared to last month’s revised employment number of 158,555.
The April unemployment rate came in at 2.4%, down from the 2.6% reported in March. One year ago, the April 2022 unemployment rate was 2.8%.
The Leon County Jobs Report, provided below, shows the number of people working in April 2023 was 3,794 more than in April 2022. The April 2023 labor force – those looking for jobs – came in at 163,032, which was 3,302 more than the number reported in April 2022.
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 April back to 2020.