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Local Area Unemployment Statistics
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Unemployment Rates for the 50 Largest Cities

Unemployment Rates for the 50 Largest Cities, 2017 Annual Averages
[based on 2010 Census population]
City 2017
rate
Rank

Honolulu County/city, HI

2.1 1

Denver County/city, CO

2.6 2

Nashville-Davidson (consolidated) city, TN

2.8 3

San Francisco County/city, CA

2.9 4

Austin city, TX

3.0 5

Colorado Springs city, CO

3.0 5

Minneapolis city, MN

3.1 7

Omaha city, NE

3.2 8

Seattle city, WA

3.2 8

San Jose city, CA

3.4 10

Boston city, MA

3.5 11

Portland city, OR

3.5 11

San Antonio city, TX

3.5 11

Virginia Beach city, VA

3.5 11

Indianapolis (consolidated) city, IN

3.6 15

Oklahoma City city, OK

3.7 16

Dallas city, TX

3.9 17

Fort Worth city, TX

3.9 17

San Diego city, CA

3.9 17

Columbus city, OH

4.1 20

Mesa city, AZ

4.2 21

Oakland city, CA

4.2 21

Raleigh city, NC

4.2 21

Kansas City city, MO

4.3 24

Louisville-Jefferson County (consolidated) city, KY

4.3 24

Tulsa city, OK

4.3 24

Charlotte city, NC

4.4 27

Jacksonville city, FL

4.4 27

Miami city, FL

4.4 27

Phoenix city, AZ

4.4 27

Wichita city, KS

4.4 27

El Paso city, TX

4.5 32

Milwaukee city, WI

4.5 32

New York city, NY

4.5 32

Los Angeles city, CA

4.8 35

Memphis city, TN

4.8 35

Sacramento city, CA

4.8 35

Tucson city, AZ

4.8 35

Houston city, TX

4.9 39

Long Beach city, CA

4.9 39

Atlanta city, GA

5.2 41

Albuquerque city, NM

5.4 42

Chicago city, IL

5.4 42

Las Vegas city, NV

5.5 44

Baltimore city, MD

6.1 45

Washington city, DC

6.1 45

Philadelphia County/city, PA

6.3 47

Fresno city, CA

6.8 48

Cleveland city, OH

7.2 49

Detroit city, MI

9.4 50

Note: Rates shown are a percentage of the labor force. Data refer to place of residence.

 

Last Modified Date: April 16, 2021