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Local Area Unemployment Statistics
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Unemployment Rates for Large Metropolitan Areas

(with a Census 2000 population of 1 million or more)


Unemployment Rates for Large Metropolitan Areas
Monthly Rankings
Not Seasonally Adjusted
June 2013p
RankMetropolitan AreaRate
1 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.1
2 Oklahoma City, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4
3 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8
4 Birmingham-Hoover, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9
4 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9
6 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0
7 Richmond, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3
8 Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4
8 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4
10 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5
11 Kansas City, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6
12 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7
12 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7
12 San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7
15 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH Metropolitan NECTA 6.8
16 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9
16 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9
18 Jacksonville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0
18 Rochester, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0
20 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1
21 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2
21 Pittsburgh, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2
21 Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2
24 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3
24 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3
26 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4
26 Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4
28 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5
29 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6
29 St. Louis, MO-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area1 7.6
31 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7
31 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7
33 Baltimore-Towson, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9
33 Indianapolis-Carmel, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9
33 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9
36 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT Metropolitan NECTA 8.2
36 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.2
38 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.4
39 Louisville-Jefferson County, KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.5
39 Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.5
41 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, RI-MA Metropolitan NECTA 8.8
42 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.9
43 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.2
44 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.3
45 Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.0
46 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.1
46 Las Vegas-Paradise, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.1
48 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.2
49 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.3

p = preliminary.
1 Area boundaries do not reflect official OMB definitions.
NOTE: Rates shown are a percentage of the labor force. Data refer to place of residence. Estimates for the current month are subject to revision the following month.

 

Last Modified Date: July 30, 2013