DATA: See how many unemployment insurance claims were made in Georgetown April 15-May 16

About 1,500 Georgetown residents have filed unemployment claims between April 15-May 16, according a Texas Workforce Commission unemployment claim dashboard. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
About 1,500 Georgetown residents have filed unemployment claims between April 15-May 16, according a Texas Workforce Commission unemployment claim dashboard. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

About 1,500 Georgetown residents have filed unemployment claims between April 15-May 16, according a Texas Workforce Commission unemployment claim dashboard. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

About 1,500 Georgetown residents have filed unemployment claims between April 15-May 16, according a Texas Workforce Commission unemployment claim dashboard.

Within that time, 1,492 residents of Georgetown’s three ZIP codes—78626, 78628 and 78633—have filed unemployment claims, data shows.

The one-month snapshot is down 297 claims compared to the TWC’s April 8-May 9 snapshot, when Georgetown had 1,789 claims. The number is also down from TWC’s March 16-April 16 report, when Georgetown had 3,113 claims, which represented 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

Unemployment claim count: 685

Male: 316

Female: 369

78628

Population: 32,341

Unemployment claim count: 543

Male: 245

Female: 298

78633

Population: 28,080

Unemployment claim count: 264

Male: 141

Female: 123

Georgetown (three ZIP codes combined)

Population: 95,253

Unemployment claim count: 1,492

Male: 711

Female: 790

Williamson County

Population 571,610

Unemployment claim count: 11,245

Male: 5,241

Female: 5,992

Gender unknown: 12
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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