Unemployment Rates for the 50 Largest Cities, Annual Averages
[based on 2010 Census population]
City 2013
rate
Rank

Omaha city, NE

4.1 1

Honolulu County/city, HI

4.4 2

Oklahoma City city, OK

4.5 3

Seattle city, WA

4.5 3

Austin city, TX

4.6 5

Minneapolis city, MN

4.6 5

Tulsa city, OK

5.0 7

Virginia Beach city, VA

5.4 8

San Francisco County/city, CA

5.5 9

San Antonio city, TX

5.6 10

Raleigh city, NC

5.7 11

Houston city, TX

5.8 12

Fort Worth city, TX

5.9 13

Nashville-Davidson (consolidated) city, TN

5.9 13

Boston city, MA

6.1 15

Albuquerque city, NM

6.4 16

Dallas city, TX

6.4 16

Wichita city, KS

6.4 16

Columbus city, OH

6.5 19

Charlotte city, NC

6.6 20

Denver County/city, CO

6.6 20

Portland city, OR

6.6 20

Mesa city, AZ

6.7 23

Phoenix city, AZ

6.9 24

San Jose city, CA

7.2 25

Tucson city, AZ

7.2 25

El Paso city, TX

7.3 27

Jacksonville city, FL

7.3 27

Kansas City city, MO

7.3 27

Miami city, FL

7.4 30

San Diego city, CA

7.4 30

Louisville-Jefferson County (consolidated) city, KY

7.5 32

Colorado Springs city, CO

7.7 33

Indianapolis (consolidated) city, IN

8.5 34

Washington city, DC

8.5 34

New York city, NY

8.8 36

Atlanta city, GA

8.9 37

Cleveland city, OH

8.9 37

Oakland city, CA

8.9 37

Sacramento city, CA

9.4 40

Baltimore city, MD

9.7 41

Memphis city, TN

9.8 42

Las Vegas city, NV

10.0 43

Chicago city, IL

10.1 44

Milwaukee city, WI

10.1 44

Los Angeles city, CA

10.3 46

Philadelphia County/city, PA

10.3 46

Long Beach city, CA

10.7 48

Fresno city, CA

14.3 49

Detroit city, MI

18.9 50

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

 

Last Modified Date: April 21, 2017