Unemployment Rates for the 50 Largest Cities

(Based on Census 2000 Population)


Unemployment Rates for the 50 Largest Cities
Annual Average Rankings
Year: 2010
RankCityRate
1 Omaha city, NE 5.3
2 Honolulu County/city, HI 5.7
3 Oklahoma City city, OK 6.3
4 Austin city, TX 6.5
4 Virginia Beach city, VA 6.5
6 Minneapolis city, MN 7.1
7 San Antonio city, TX 7.3
7 Tulsa city, OK 7.3
9 Albuquerque city, NM 7.6
10 Boston city, MA 7.9
11 Fort Worth city, TX 8.3
12 Seattle city, WA 8.4
13 Columbus city, OH 8.6
13 Houston city, TX 8.6
15 Mesa city, AZ 8.8
15 New Orleans city, LA 8.8
17 Dallas city, TX 8.9
17 Nashville-Davidson (consolidated) city, TN 8.9
19 El Paso city, TX 9.0
20 Charlotte city, NC 9.5
21 Colorado Springs city, CO 9.6
21 New York city, NY 9.6
21 San Francisco County/city, CA 9.6
24 Portland city, OR 9.7
25 Denver County/city, CO 10.0
25 Indianapolis (consolidated) city, IN 10.0
27 Washington city, DC 10.1
28 Kansas City city, MO 10.3
28 Tucson city, AZ 10.3
30 Louisville-Jefferson County (consolidated) city, KY 10.4
31 San Diego city, CA 10.5
32 Philadelphia County/city, PA 10.8
33 Phoenix city, AZ 11.2
34 Jacksonville city, FL 11.3
35 Memphis city, TN 11.4
36 Chicago city, IL 11.6
36 Cleveland city, OH 11.6
38 Baltimore city, MD 11.9
38 Milwaukee city, WI 11.9
40 San Jose city, CA 12.2
41 Atlanta city, GA 12.7
42 St. Louis city, MO 12.8
43 Miami city, FL 13.6
44 Long Beach city, CA 13.8
45 Los Angeles city, CA 13.9
46 Las Vegas city, NV 14.6
47 Sacramento city, CA 14.9
48 Fresno city, CA 15.8
49 Oakland city, CA 16.9
50 Detroit city, MI 23.1

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

 

Last Modified Date: February 28, 2014