UPDATED: See how many unemployment insurance claims were made in Georgetown on April 1-May 2

Nearly 2,500 people filed for unemployment in Georgetown between April 1 and May 2, according to Texas Workforce Commission unemployment claim data. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Nearly 2,500 people filed for unemployment in Georgetown between April 1 and May 2, according to Texas Workforce Commission unemployment claim data. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Nearly 2,500 people filed for unemployment in Georgetown between April 1 and May 2, according to Texas Workforce Commission unemployment claim data. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Nearly 2,500 people filed for unemployment in Georgetown between April 1 and May 2, according to Texas Workforce Commission unemployment claims data.

Within that time frame, 2,416 residents of Georgetown’s three ZIP codes—78626, 78628 and 78633—have filed unemployment claims, data shows.

The one-month snapshot is down 470 claims compared to the TWC’s March 25 to April 25 snapshot, when Georgetown had 2,866 claims. The number is also down from TWC’s March 16 to 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 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: 1,148

Male: 475

Female: 673

78628

Population: 32,341

Unemployment claim count: 867

Male: 374

Female: 493

78633

Population: 28,080

Unemployment claim count: 401

Male: 187

Female: 214

Georgetown (three ZIP codes combined)

Population: 95,253

Unemployment claim count: 2,416

Male: 1,036

Female: 1,380

Williamson County

Population: 571,610

Unemployment claim count: 18,248

Male: 7,966

Female: 10,267

Gender unknown: 15
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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