Unemployment Rates for Large Metropolitan Areas, Not Seasonally Adjusted
[with a 2010 Census population of 1 million or more]
Metropolitan area October 2016(p)
rate
Rank

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH Metropolitan NECTA

2.6 1

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.9 2

Salt Lake City, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 3

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 4

Austin-Round Rock, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 5

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 6

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 6

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 8

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 9

Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 10

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 10

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 10

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 10

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 10

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 15

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 16

Kansas City, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 16

Raleigh, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 16

Richmond, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 19

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 19

Oklahoma City, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 21

St. Louis, MO-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area(1)

4.3 21

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 23

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA Metropolitan NECTA

4.4 23

Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 25

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT Metropolitan NECTA

4.5 25

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 25

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 25

Rochester, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 29

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 29

Jacksonville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 31

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 31

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 31

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 34

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 34

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 36

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 36

Cleveland-Elyria, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 38

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 38

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 40

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 40

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 40

Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 43

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 44

Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 44

New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 44

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 47

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 47

Pittsburgh, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 47

Birmingham-Hoover, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 50

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 51

Footnotes
(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: November 30, 2016