Ormond Beach's job report indicated a 3.0% unemployment rate in October 2018. This rate was lower than the City's rate a year ago of 3.7%. Employment increased by 284 (1.4%) over the year, with current employment of 19,416. The City's jobless rate was slightly lower than the Deltona-Daytona-Ormond Metro Region (3.2%) and equal to the state rate of 3.0%. Ormond Beach's labor force is 20,022, which is up from 19,831 since January this year.