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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 2018
rate
Rank

Honolulu County/city, HI

2.4 1

San Francisco County/city, CA

2.4 1

Minneapolis city, MN

2.5 3

Nashville-Davidson (consolidated) city, TN

2.7 4

Austin city, TX

2.8 5

San Jose city, CA

2.8 5

Seattle city, WA

2.9 7

Virginia Beach city, VA

2.9 7

Boston city, MA

3.0 9

Denver County/city, CO

3.1 10

Oklahoma City city, OK

3.2 11

Omaha city, NE

3.3 12

San Antonio city, TX

3.3 12

San Diego city, CA

3.3 12

Miami city, FL

3.4 15

Kansas City city, MO

3.5 16

Oakland city, CA

3.5 16

Portland city, OR

3.5 16

Fort Worth city, TX

3.6 19

Indianapolis (consolidated) city, IN

3.6 19

Raleigh city, NC

3.6 19

Tulsa city, OK

3.6 19

Colorado Springs city, CO

3.7 23

Jacksonville city, FL

3.7 23

Dallas city, TX

3.8 25

Wichita city, KS

3.8 25

Charlotte city, NC

3.9 27

Columbus city, OH

3.9 27

Louisville-Jefferson County (consolidated) city, KY

4.0 29

Milwaukee city, WI

4.0 29

Sacramento city, CA

4.0 29

El Paso city, TX

4.1 32

Mesa city, AZ

4.1 32

New York city, NY

4.2 34

Phoenix city, AZ

4.2 34

Atlanta city, GA

4.3 36

Chicago city, IL

4.3 36

Houston city, TX

4.3 36

Albuquerque city, NM

4.4 39

Los Angeles city, CA

4.6 40

Tucson city, AZ

4.6 40

Long Beach city, CA

4.7 42

Memphis city, TN

4.7 42

Las Vegas city, NV

4.9 44

Philadelphia County/city, PA

5.5 45

Baltimore city, MD

5.7 46

Washington city, DC

5.7 46

Fresno city, CA

5.9 48

Cleveland city, OH

6.0 49

Detroit city, MI

8.9 50

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

 

Last Modified Date: April 17, 2020