North Central Florida Job Market Update | October 2023

In October, Florida’s unemployment remained the same as in September, at 2.8%, with unemployment at 20,945 and a labor force at 5.2%. Compared to the national unemployment rate of 3.9% in October 2023. Florida was the only state where job growth occurred, with an addition of 28,400 jobs at 0.3%.  “Florida is bucking the national