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Local Area Unemployment Statistics
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Unemployment Rates for the 50 Largest Cities

Unemployment Rates for the 50 Largest Cities, 2018 Annual Averages
[based on 2010 Census population]
City 2018
rate
Rank

Honolulu County/city, HI

2.3 1

San Francisco County/city, CA

2.4 2

Minneapolis city, MN

2.7 3

Nashville-Davidson (consolidated) city, TN

2.7 3

Austin city, TX

2.8 5

San Jose city, CA

2.8 5

Virginia Beach city, VA

2.8 5

Denver County/city, CO

2.9 8

Seattle city, WA

3.0 9

Boston city, MA

3.1 10

Oklahoma City city, OK

3.1 10

Omaha city, NE

3.3 12

San Antonio city, TX

3.3 12

San Diego city, CA

3.3 12

Tulsa city, OK

3.4 15

Indianapolis (consolidated) city, IN

3.5 16

Kansas City city, MO

3.5 16

Oakland city, CA

3.5 16

Portland city, OR

3.5 16

Colorado Springs city, CO

3.6 20

Fort Worth city, TX

3.7 21

Raleigh city, NC

3.7 21

Dallas city, TX

3.8 23

Jacksonville city, FL

3.8 23

Miami city, FL

3.8 23

Wichita city, KS

3.8 23

Charlotte city, NC

3.9 27

Columbus city, OH

3.9 27

Louisville-Jefferson County (consolidated) city, KY

3.9 27

Milwaukee city, WI

4.0 30

Sacramento city, CA

4.0 30

El Paso city, TX

4.1 32

Mesa city, AZ

4.1 32

New York city, NY

4.1 32

Phoenix city, AZ

4.2 35

Atlanta city, GA

4.3 36

Houston city, TX

4.3 36

Albuquerque city, NM

4.4 38

Chicago city, IL

4.4 38

Los Angeles city, CA

4.6 40

Memphis city, TN

4.6 40

Tucson city, AZ

4.6 40

Long Beach city, CA

4.7 43

Las Vegas city, NV

4.8 44

Baltimore city, MD

5.3 45

Washington city, DC

5.6 46

Philadelphia County/city, PA

5.8 47

Fresno city, CA

5.9 48

Cleveland city, OH

6.1 49

Detroit city, MI

9.0 50

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

 

Last Modified Date: April 15, 2022