DATA: See how many unemployment insurance claims were made in Georgetown from April 8-May 9

About 1,800 Georgetown residents have filed unemployment claims between April 8-May 9, according to a Texas Workforce Commission unemployment claim dashboard. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
About 1,800 Georgetown residents have filed unemployment claims between April 8-May 9, according to a Texas Workforce Commission unemployment claim dashboard. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

About 1,800 Georgetown residents have filed unemployment claims between April 8-May 9, according to a Texas Workforce Commission unemployment claim dashboard. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

About 1,800 Georgetown residents filed unemployment claims between April 8-May 9, according to a Texas Workforce Commission unemployment claim dashboard.

Within that time exactly 1,789 residents of Georgetown’s three zip codes—78626, 78628 and 78633—have filed unemployment claims, data shows.


The total from this one-month snapshot is down 627 claims compared to the TWC’s April 1-May 1 snapshot, when Georgetown had 2,416 claims. The number is also down from TWC’s March 16-April 16 report, when Georgetown had 3,113 claims, the highest number of claims within a month since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.

Here is a breakdown of unemployment claims in Georgetown’s three ZIP codes as well as a combination of that data to represent the city. The mapping was developed by the TWC Labor Market and Career Information Department.

78626

  • Population: 34,832

  • Claims: 844

  • Male: 370

  • Female: 474




78628


  • Population: 32,341

  • Claims: 631

  • Male: 273

  • Female: 358




78633


  • Population: 28,080

  • Claims: 314

  • Male: 163

  • Female: 151




Georgetown (three zip codes combined)


  • Population: 95,253

  • Claims: 1,789

  • Male: 806

  • Female: 983




Williamson County


  • Population: 571,610

  • Claims: 13,582

  • Male: 6,177

  • Female: 7,388

  • Gender unknown: 17



By Ali Linan
Ali Linan began covering Georgetown for Community Impact Newspaper in 2018. Her reporting focuses on education and Williamson County. Ali hails from El Paso and graduated from Syracuse University in 2017.


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