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Travis County Economic Development & Strategic Investments

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Unemployment Rates
Summary & Interactive Data

The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ seasonally adjusts the unemployment rate using US Bureau of Labor Statistics and Texas Workforce Commission data. The data is produced for the five largest Texas metropolitan areas and the four largest metropolitan areas along the Texas-Mexico border.

Just like the other sections of this dashboard, static and interactive features are available on this page. You will find navigation on the left hand side support bar to allow easy movement between the pages of the economy dashboard as well as to other sections of the dashboard.

These data sets are more complicated so we have provided a list of key terms, accessible on every page, for clarity. As will be noted throughout this dashboard, some data sets have a lag time showing the impacts of COVID-19.

Data Notes: Monthly, seasonally adjusted, Downloaded from the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

Summary Data

Austin MSA

This data set is available at two geographic levels – Texas and Austin MSA. To select a data set, click on Texas or Austin MSA, and the active data set will be in orange.

The data cards below show information about the previous month, the current month and the percent change between the two, providing a quick reference to how the local economy is faring. A percent change in green with a yellow arrow indicates the indicator is moving in a positive direction for the economy. A percent change in yellow with a red arrow indicates the indicator is moving in a negative direction.

May

10.3

2020

June

6.4

2020

Change

   -37.86 %

Month Change

Change

  146.15 %

Year Change

Texas

May

13.0

2020

June

8.6

2020

Change

   -33.85 %

Month Change

Change

  152.94 %

Year Change


Interactive Data

To interact with the data, select the geographic level by using the Category drop-down box then click on one or more of the elements in the bar charts. All other charts will adjust based on the data points you chose. The 1-12 labels on the X axis of the graph stand for the number of the month, meaning 1=January and 12=December.

Single elements can be de-selected individually by clicking them again. Click on the “Reset All” button to start anew. To download the data behind the dashboard, click on the export button just below the charts and graphs.

Category
Unemployment Rate Average by Year
Unemployment Rate by Month
Change by Month

Export underlying dashboard Data      Export Data

This data is provided monthly once the information is considered public. Data is provided to the dashboard as a subset of data sources from  Dallas Fed - Unemployment

Need Help Related to Economic Development?

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Diana Ramirez
Director,
Economic Development
& Strategic Investments

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