Unemployment Rates for the 50 Largest Cities, Annual Averages
[based on 2010 Census population]
City 2014
rate
Rank

Omaha city, NE

3.5 1

Austin city, TX

3.7 2

Minneapolis city, MN

3.8 3

Oklahoma City city, OK

3.9 4

Honolulu County/city, HI

4.1 5

Seattle city, WA

4.2 6

Tulsa city, OK

4.2 6

San Francisco County/city, CA

4.4 8

San Antonio city, TX

4.5 9

Raleigh city, NC

4.6 10

Denver County/city, CO

4.8 11

Houston city, TX

4.8 11

Columbus city, OH

4.9 13

Fort Worth city, TX

4.9 13

Virginia Beach city, VA

4.9 13

Nashville-Davidson (consolidated) city, TN

5.0 16

Charlotte city, NC

5.2 17

Boston city, MA

5.3 18

Dallas city, TX

5.3 18

Wichita city, KS

5.6 20

Portland city, OR

5.7 21

Mesa city, AZ

5.8 22

San Jose city, CA

5.8 22

Colorado Springs city, CO

5.9 24

El Paso city, TX

5.9 24

Louisville-Jefferson County (consolidated) city, KY

6.0 26

Phoenix city, AZ

6.1 27

San Diego city, CA

6.1 27

Albuquerque city, NM

6.2 29

Tucson city, AZ

6.4 30

Indianapolis (consolidated) city, IN

6.5 31

Jacksonville city, FL

6.5 31

Kansas City city, MO

6.7 33

Miami city, FL

7.0 34

Oakland city, CA

7.2 35

New York city, NY

7.3 36

Atlanta city, GA

7.7 37

Sacramento city, CA

7.7 37

Chicago city, IL

7.8 39

Washington city, DC

7.8 39

Cleveland city, OH

7.9 41

Milwaukee city, WI

8.0 42

Philadelphia County/city, PA

8.1 43

Las Vegas city, NV

8.2 44

Memphis city, TN

8.3 45

Baltimore city, MD

8.5 46

Los Angeles city, CA

8.7 47

Long Beach city, CA

9.0 48

Fresno city, CA

12.5 49

Detroit city, MI

16.1 50

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

 

Last Modified Date: April 21, 2017