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

Honolulu County/city, HI

2.2 1

Nashville-Davidson (consolidated) city, TN

2.7 2

Denver County/city, CO

2.8 3

Austin city, TX

2.9 4

San Francisco County/city, CA

2.9 4

Minneapolis city, MN

3.1 6

Colorado Springs city, CO

3.2 7

Omaha city, NE

3.2 7

San Jose city, CA

3.3 9

Boston city, MA

3.4 10

Seattle city, WA

3.4 10

San Antonio city, TX

3.5 12

Indianapolis (consolidated) city, IN

3.6 13

Portland city, OR

3.6 13

Virginia Beach city, VA

3.6 13

Dallas city, TX

3.8 16

Fort Worth city, TX

3.8 16

Oklahoma City city, OK

3.9 18

San Diego city, CA

3.9 18

Columbus city, OH

4.1 20

Jacksonville city, FL

4.2 21

Mesa city, AZ

4.2 21

Oakland city, CA

4.2 21

Raleigh city, NC

4.2 21

Kansas City city, MO

4.3 25

Phoenix city, AZ

4.3 25

Charlotte city, NC

4.4 27

El Paso city, TX

4.4 27

Louisville-Jefferson County (consolidated) city, KY

4.4 27

Wichita city, KS

4.4 27

New York city, NY

4.5 31

Tulsa city, OK

4.5 31

Milwaukee city, WI

4.6 33

Los Angeles city, CA

4.7 34

Miami city, FL

4.7 34

Sacramento city, CA

4.7 34

Tucson city, AZ

4.7 34

Houston city, TX

4.8 38

Long Beach city, CA

4.8 38

Memphis city, TN

4.8 38

Atlanta city, GA

5.2 41

Las Vegas city, NV

5.4 42

Albuquerque city, NM

5.5 43

Chicago city, IL

5.5 43

Baltimore city, MD

6.1 45

Washington city, DC

6.1 45

Philadelphia County/city, PA

6.2 47

Fresno city, CA

6.7 48

Cleveland city, OH

7.4 49

Detroit city, MI

9.3 50

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

 

Last Modified Date: April 20, 2018