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Local Area Unemployment Statistics
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Unemployment Rates for the 50 Largest Cities, Annual Averages
[based on 2010 Census population]
City 2017
rate
Rank

Honolulu County/city, HI

2.3 1

Denver County/city, CO

2.6 2

Nashville-Davidson (consolidated) city, TN

2.8 3

San Francisco County/city, CA

2.9 4

Austin city, TX

3.0 5

Colorado Springs city, CO

3.1 6

Minneapolis city, MN

3.1 6

Omaha city, NE

3.1 6

San Jose city, CA

3.3 9

Seattle city, WA

3.3 9

Boston city, MA

3.4 11

San Antonio city, TX

3.5 12

Virginia Beach city, VA

3.5 12

Indianapolis (consolidated) city, IN

3.6 14

Portland city, OR

3.6 14

Dallas city, TX

3.9 16

Fort Worth city, TX

3.9 16

Oklahoma City city, OK

3.9 16

San Diego city, CA

3.9 16

Columbus city, OH

4.1 20

Raleigh city, NC

4.1 20

Mesa city, AZ

4.2 22

Oakland city, CA

4.2 22

Jacksonville city, FL

4.3 24

Kansas City city, MO

4.3 24

Phoenix city, AZ

4.3 24

Charlotte city, NC

4.4 27

El Paso city, TX

4.4 27

Louisville-Jefferson County (consolidated) city, KY

4.4 27

Miami city, FL

4.4 27

Wichita city, KS

4.4 27

Milwaukee city, WI

4.5 32

Tulsa city, OK

4.5 32

New York city, NY

4.6 34

Tucson city, AZ

4.7 35

Los Angeles city, CA

4.8 36

Memphis city, TN

4.8 36

Sacramento city, CA

4.8 36

Houston city, TX

4.9 39

Long Beach city, CA

4.9 39

Atlanta city, GA

5.1 41

Albuquerque city, NM

5.2 42

Chicago city, IL

5.3 43

Las Vegas city, NV

5.5 44

Washington city, DC

6.1 45

Philadelphia County/city, PA

6.2 46

Baltimore city, MD

6.3 47

Fresno city, CA

6.8 48

Cleveland city, OH

7.3 49

Detroit city, MI

9.6 50

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

 

Last Modified Date: April 19, 2019