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

3.3 3

Minneapolis city, MN

3.4 4

San Francisco County/city, CA

3.6 5

Denver County/city, CO

3.7 6

Oklahoma City city, OK

3.7 6

San Antonio city, TX

3.7 6

Seattle city, WA

3.9 9

Tulsa city, OK

4.0 10

Columbus city, OH

4.1 11

Dallas city, TX

4.1 11

Fort Worth city, TX

4.1 11

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

Charlotte city, NC

4.9 24

San Diego city, CA

4.9 24

Wichita city, KS

5.0 26

Indianapolis (consolidated) city, IN

5.1 27

Mesa city, AZ

5.2 28

Phoenix city, AZ

5.4 29

Kansas City city, MO

5.7 30

Miami city, FL

5.7 30

New York city, NY

5.7 30

Albuquerque city, NM

5.8 33

Tucson city, AZ

5.8 33

Jacksonville city, FL

5.9 35

Oakland city, CA

5.9 35

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

7.2 47

Baltimore city, MD

7.5 48

Fresno city, CA

11.1 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 19, 2019