Unemployment Rates for the 50 Largest Cities, Annual Averages
[based on 2010 Census population]
City 2016
rate
Rank

Honolulu County/city, HI

2.8 1

Austin city, TX

3.0 2

Denver County/city, CO

3.1 3

Omaha city, NE

3.3 4

San Francisco County/city, CA

3.3 4

Boston city, MA

3.4 6

Minneapolis city, MN

3.4 6

Nashville-Davidson (consolidated) city, TN

3.6 8

Seattle city, WA

3.6 8

Colorado Springs city, CO

3.7 10

San Antonio city, TX

3.7 10

Dallas city, TX

3.9 12

Virginia Beach city, VA

3.9 12

Oklahoma City city, OK

4.0 14

Columbus city, OH

4.1 15

Fort Worth city, TX

4.2 16

Portland city, OR

4.2 16

San Jose city, CA

4.2 16

Indianapolis (consolidated) city, IN

4.4 19

Louisville-Jefferson County (consolidated) city, KY

4.4 19

San Diego city, CA

4.4 19

Mesa city, AZ

4.5 22

Raleigh city, NC

4.5 22

Tulsa city, OK

4.5 22

El Paso city, TX

4.7 25

Phoenix city, AZ

4.7 25

Charlotte city, NC

4.8 27

Kansas City city, MO

4.9 28

Houston city, TX

5.0 29

Wichita city, KS

5.0 29

Jacksonville city, FL

5.1 31

Tucson city, AZ

5.1 31

New York city, NY

5.2 33

Miami city, FL

5.3 34

Oakland city, CA

5.3 34

Los Angeles city, CA

5.6 36

Long Beach city, CA

5.7 37

Sacramento city, CA

5.7 37

Albuquerque city, NM

5.8 39

Atlanta city, GA

5.8 39

Milwaukee city, WI

5.8 39

Las Vegas city, NV

6.0 42

Memphis city, TN

6.0 42

Washington city, DC

6.0 42

Baltimore city, MD

6.3 45

Chicago city, IL

6.5 46

Philadelphia County/city, PA

6.8 47

Cleveland city, OH

6.9 48

Fresno city, CA

10.2 49

Detroit city, MI

10.9 50

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

 

Last Modified Date: April 21, 2017