Unemployment Rates for the 50 Largest Cities

(Based on Census 2000 Population)


Unemployment Rates for the 50 Largest Cities
Annual Average Rankings
Year: 2011
RankCityRate
1 Omaha city, NE 5.1
2 Oklahoma City city, OK 5.4
3 Honolulu County/city, HI 5.6
4 Virginia Beach city, VA 6.1
5 Austin city, TX 6.3
5 Minneapolis city, MN 6.3
5 Tulsa city, OK 6.3
8 Boston city, MA 6.9
9 Albuquerque city, NM 7.2
10 San Antonio city, TX 7.4
11 Columbus city, OH 7.5
12 Seattle city, WA 7.6
13 Fort Worth city, TX 8.0
14 Nashville-Davidson (consolidated) city, TN 8.2
15 Houston city, TX 8.3
15 Mesa city, AZ 8.3
17 Portland city, OR 8.5
18 Dallas city, TX 8.6
18 New Orleans city, LA 8.6
18 San Francisco County/city, CA 8.6
21 Phoenix city, AZ 8.9
22 Charlotte city, NC 9.0
23 Kansas City city, MO 9.1
23 New York city, NY 9.1
23 Tucson city, AZ 9.1
26 Denver County/city, CO 9.3
27 Colorado Springs city, CO 9.4
27 Indianapolis (consolidated) city, IN 9.4
29 El Paso city, TX 9.6
30 Louisville-Jefferson County (consolidated) city, KY 10.0
30 San Diego city, CA 10.0
32 Jacksonville city, FL 10.2
32 Washington city, DC 10.2
34 Cleveland city, OH 10.5
35 Philadelphia County/city, PA 10.8
36 Baltimore city, MD 10.9
36 Milwaukee city, WI 10.9
36 San Jose city, CA 10.9
39 Chicago city, IL 11.3
39 Memphis city, TN 11.3
41 St. Louis city, MO 11.6
42 Atlanta city, GA 12.3
42 Miami city, FL 12.3
44 Long Beach city, CA 13.5
44 Los Angeles city, CA 13.5
46 Las Vegas city, NV 13.8
47 Sacramento city, CA 14.1
48 Fresno city, CA 15.6
48 Oakland city, CA 15.6
50 Detroit city, MI 20.0

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

 

Last Modified Date: February 28, 2014