Ormond Beach's job report indicated a 3.6% unemployment rate in August 2018. This rate was lower than the City's rate a year ago of 4.3%. Employment increased by 425 (2.2%) over the year, with employment of 19,391. The City's jobless rate was slightly lower than the Deltona-Daytona-Ormond Metro Region (3.8%) and lower than the state rate of 3.8%. Ormond Beach's labor force is 20,118, which is up from 19,831 since January this year.