Unemployment Rates for the 50 Largest Cities, Annual Averages
[based on 2010 Census population]
City 2015
rate
Rank

Austin city, TX

3.0 1

Omaha city, NE

3.2 2

Honolulu County/city, HI

3.4 3

Minneapolis city, MN

3.4 3

Oklahoma City city, OK

3.6 5

San Francisco County/city, CA

3.6 5

Denver County/city, CO

3.7 7

San Antonio city, TX

3.7 7

Seattle city, WA

3.9 9

Tulsa city, OK

4.0 10

Columbus city, OH

4.1 11

Fort Worth city, TX

4.1 11

Dallas city, TX

4.2 13

Houston city, TX

4.3 14

Virginia Beach city, VA

4.3 14

Boston city, MA

4.4 16

Nashville-Davidson (consolidated) city, TN

4.4 16

Colorado Springs city, CO

4.5 18

Raleigh city, NC

4.6 19

San Jose city, CA

4.6 19

El Paso city, TX

4.7 21

Portland city, OR

4.7 21

Louisville-Jefferson County (consolidated) city, KY

4.8 23

San Diego city, CA

4.9 24

Charlotte city, NC

5.0 25

Wichita city, KS

5.0 25

Indianapolis (consolidated) city, IN

5.1 27

Mesa city, AZ

5.2 28

Phoenix city, AZ

5.3 29

Kansas City city, MO

5.7 30

New York city, NY

5.7 30

Tucson city, AZ

5.7 30

Jacksonville city, FL

5.8 33

Miami city, FL

5.8 33

Oakland city, CA

5.8 33

Albuquerque city, NM

5.9 36

Sacramento city, CA

6.3 37

Atlanta city, GA

6.5 38

Chicago city, IL

6.6 39

Cleveland city, OH

6.6 39

Milwaukee city, WI

6.6 39

Washington city, DC

6.9 42

Los Angeles city, CA

7.0 43

Memphis city, TN

7.0 43

Las Vegas city, NV

7.1 45

Philadelphia County/city, PA

7.1 45

Long Beach city, CA

7.3 47

Baltimore city, MD

7.5 48

Fresno city, CA

11.0 49

Detroit city, MI

11.8 50

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

 

Last Modified Date: April 21, 2017