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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

Austin city, TX

2.5 3

Denver County/city, CO

2.5 3

Nashville-Davidson (consolidated) city, TN

2.5 3

Seattle city, WA

2.5 3

Miami city, FL

2.6 7

Boston city, MA

2.7 8

San Jose city, CA

2.7 8

Virginia Beach city, VA

2.7 8

Colorado Springs city, CO

3.0 11

Minneapolis city, MN

3.0 11

Oklahoma City city, OK

3.0 11

San Antonio city, TX

3.1 14

San Diego city, CA

3.1 14

Portland city, OR

3.2 16

Tulsa city, OK

3.2 16

Indianapolis (consolidated) city, IN

3.3 18

Omaha city, NE

3.3 18

Fort Worth city, TX

3.4 20

Jacksonville city, FL

3.4 20

Kansas City city, MO

3.4 20

Oakland city, CA

3.4 20

Dallas city, TX

3.5 24

Wichita city, KS

3.5 24

Columbus city, OH

3.6 26

Raleigh city, NC

3.6 26

Charlotte city, NC

3.7 28

El Paso city, TX

3.7 28

Atlanta city, GA

3.8 30

Houston city, TX

3.8 30

Louisville-Jefferson County (consolidated) city, KY

3.8 30

New York city, NY

3.8 30

Sacramento city, CA

3.8 30

Chicago city, IL

4.1 35

Mesa city, AZ

4.2 36

Las Vegas city, NV

4.3 37

Milwaukee city, WI

4.3 37

Phoenix city, AZ

4.3 37

Los Angeles city, CA

4.4 40

Memphis city, TN

4.4 40

Albuquerque city, NM

4.5 42

Long Beach city, CA

4.5 42

Tucson city, AZ

4.8 44

Baltimore city, MD

4.9 45

Cleveland city, OH

5.4 46

Washington city, DC

5.4 46

Philadelphia County/city, PA

5.7 48

Fresno city, CA

5.8 49

Detroit city, MI

8.6 50

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

 

Last Modified Date: April 15, 2022