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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, 2019 Annual Averages
[based on 2010 Census population]
City 2019
rate
Rank

San Francisco County/city, CA

2.2 1

Honolulu County/city, HI

2.3 2

Seattle city, WA

2.3 2

Austin city, TX

2.5 4

Miami city, FL

2.5 4

Nashville-Davidson (consolidated) city, TN

2.5 4

Denver County/city, CO

2.6 7

Virginia Beach city, VA

2.6 7

Boston city, MA

2.7 9

San Jose city, CA

2.7 9

Minneapolis city, MN

2.8 11

Oklahoma City city, OK

2.9 12

Colorado Springs city, CO

3.1 13

San Antonio city, TX

3.1 13

San Diego city, CA

3.1 13

Indianapolis (consolidated) city, IN

3.2 16

Omaha city, NE

3.2 16

Portland city, OR

3.2 16

Tulsa city, OK

3.2 16

Fort Worth city, TX

3.4 20

Oakland city, CA

3.4 20

Dallas city, TX

3.5 22

Jacksonville city, FL

3.5 22

Raleigh city, NC

3.5 22

Charlotte city, NC

3.6 25

Columbus city, OH

3.6 25

Kansas City city, MO

3.6 25

Wichita city, KS

3.6 25

El Paso city, TX

3.7 29

Atlanta city, GA

3.8 30

Houston city, TX

3.8 30

Sacramento city, CA

3.8 30

Louisville-Jefferson County (consolidated) city, KY

3.9 33

New York city, NY

3.9 33

Chicago city, IL

4.1 35

Las Vegas city, NV

4.2 36

Mesa city, AZ

4.2 36

Phoenix city, AZ

4.3 38

Memphis city, TN

4.4 39

Milwaukee city, WI

4.4 39

Albuquerque city, NM

4.6 41

Los Angeles city, CA

4.6 41

Long Beach city, CA

4.7 43

Tucson city, AZ

4.8 44

Baltimore city, MD

5.0 45

Cleveland city, OH

5.3 46

Washington city, DC

5.4 47

Philadelphia County/city, PA

5.6 48

Fresno city, CA

5.8 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