Unemployment Rates for the 50 Largest Cities

(Based on 2010 Census Population)


Unemployment Rates for the 50 Largest Cities
Annual Average Rankings
Year: 2011
RankCityRate
1Omaha city, NE4.8
2Oklahoma City city, OK4.9
3Austin city, TX5.8
4Honolulu County/city, HI5.9
5Tulsa city, OK6.0
6Minneapolis city, MN6.1
6Virginia Beach city, VA6.1
8Boston city, MA6.6
9Albuquerque city, NM6.9
10San Antonio city, TX7.0
11Seattle city, WA7.1
12Raleigh city, NC7.3
13Fort Worth city, TX7.5
14Houston city, TX7.6
14Nashville-Davidson (consolidated) city, TN7.6
16Columbus city, OH7.8
17Dallas city, TX8.1
17Portland city, OR8.1
17San Francisco County/city, CA8.1
20Charlotte city, NC8.5
21Denver County/city, CO8.6
21Wichita city, KS8.6
23Mesa city, AZ8.7
24Colorado Springs city, CO8.8
25El Paso city, TX8.9
25Kansas City city, MO8.9
27New York city, NY9.1
27Tucson city, AZ9.1
29Phoenix city, AZ9.2
30Miami city, FL9.3
31Louisville-Jefferson County (consolidated) city, KY9.5
32Cleveland city, OH9.7
33San Diego city, CA9.8
34Indianapolis (consolidated) city, IN9.9
35Jacksonville city, FL10.1
36Washington city, DC10.2
37San Jose city, CA10.3
38Memphis city, TN10.6
39Philadelphia County/city, PA10.7
40Baltimore city, MD10.8
40Chicago city, IL10.8
42Atlanta city, GA11.0
43Milwaukee city, WI11.1
44Oakland city, CA12.3
45Sacramento city, CA12.8
46Los Angeles city, CA12.9
47Long Beach city, CA13.3
48Las Vegas city, NV13.6
49Fresno city, CA17.8
50Detroit city, MI21.1

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

 

Last Modified Date: April 21, 2015