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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

2.6 3

Nashville-Davidson (consolidated) city, TN

2.6 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

3.2 12

San Antonio city, TX

3.3 13

San Diego city, CA

3.3 13

Tulsa city, OK

3.4 15

Indianapolis (consolidated) city, IN

3.5 16

Miami city, FL

3.5 16

Oakland city, CA

3.5 16

Portland city, OR

3.5 16

Colorado Springs city, CO

3.6 20

Kansas City city, MO

3.6 20

Fort Worth city, TX

3.7 22

Jacksonville city, FL

3.7 22

Raleigh city, NC

3.7 22

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

3.9 27

Sacramento city, CA

4.0 30

El Paso city, TX

4.1 31

Mesa city, AZ

4.1 31

Milwaukee city, WI

4.1 31

New York city, NY

4.1 31

Phoenix city, AZ

4.2 35

Atlanta city, GA

4.3 36

Houston city, TX

4.3 36

Chicago city, IL

4.4 38

Albuquerque city, NM

4.5 39

Memphis city, TN

4.6 40

Tucson city, AZ

4.6 40

Los Angeles city, CA

4.7 42

Las Vegas city, NV

4.8 43

Long Beach city, CA

4.8 43

Baltimore city, MD

5.6 45

Philadelphia County/city, PA

5.7 46

Washington city, DC

5.7 46

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 16, 2021