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Local Area Unemployment Statistics

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

Denver County/city, CO

2.9 7

Virginia Beach city, VA

2.9 7

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

Indianapolis (consolidated) city, IN

3.5 15

Oakland city, CA

3.5 15

Portland city, OR

3.5 15

Tulsa city, OK

3.5 15

Colorado Springs city, CO

3.6 19

Kansas City city, MO

3.6 19

Miami city, FL

3.6 19

Fort Worth city, TX

3.7 22

Raleigh city, NC

3.7 22

Dallas city, TX

3.8 24

Jacksonville city, FL

3.8 24

Charlotte city, NC

3.9 26

Columbus city, OH

3.9 26

Louisville-Jefferson County (consolidated) city, KY

3.9 26

Wichita city, KS

3.9 26

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

Chicago city, IL

4.4 38

Albuquerque city, NM

4.5 39

Memphis city, TN

4.6 40

Tucson city, AZ

4.6 40

Long Beach city, CA

4.7 42

Los Angeles city, CA

4.7 42

Las Vegas city, NV

4.8 44

Baltimore city, MD

5.5 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 21, 2023