Unemployment Rates for the 50 Largest Cities, 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

2.5 3

Nashville-Davidson (consolidated) city, TN

2.6 4

Austin city, TX

2.7 5

San Jose city, CA

2.7 5

Virginia Beach city, VA

2.9 7

Boston city, MA

3.0 8

Omaha city, NE

3.1 9

Denver County/city, CO

3.2 10

Oklahoma City city, OK

3.2 10

San Diego city, CA

3.2 10

Seattle city, WA

3.2 10

San Antonio city, TX

3.3 14

Oakland city, CA

3.4 15

Indianapolis (consolidated) city, IN

3.5 16

Kansas City city, MO

3.5 16

Fort Worth city, TX

3.6 18

Jacksonville city, FL

3.6 18

Portland city, OR

3.6 18

Raleigh city, NC

3.6 18

Tulsa city, OK

3.6 18

Dallas city, TX

3.7 23

Charlotte city, NC

3.8 24

Miami city, FL

3.8 24

Colorado Springs city, CO

3.9 26

Columbus city, OH

3.9 26

Sacramento city, CA

3.9 26

Wichita city, KS

3.9 26

Milwaukee city, WI

4.0 30

El Paso city, TX

4.1 31

Louisville-Jefferson County (consolidated) city, KY

4.1 31

Mesa city, AZ

4.1 31

New York city, NY

4.1 31

Chicago city, IL

4.2 35

Houston city, TX

4.2 35

Atlanta city, GA

4.3 37

Phoenix city, AZ

4.3 37

Albuquerque city, NM

4.5 39

Memphis city, TN

4.6 40

Los Angeles city, CA

4.7 41

Tucson city, AZ

4.7 41

Long Beach city, CA

4.8 43

Las Vegas city, NV

5.0 44

Philadelphia County/city, PA

5.5 45

Washington city, DC

5.6 46

Baltimore city, MD

5.7 47

Fresno city, CA

5.8 48

Cleveland city, OH

6.5 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 19, 2019