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Local Area Unemployment Statistics
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Unemployment Rates for the 50 Largest Cities, Annual Averages
[based on 2010 Census population]
City 2019
rate
Rank

San Francisco County/city, CA

2.2 1

Miami city, FL

2.3 2

Austin city, TX

2.5 3

Nashville-Davidson (consolidated) city, TN

2.5 3

Seattle city, WA

2.5 3

Boston city, MA

2.6 6

Honolulu County/city, HI

2.6 6

San Jose city, CA

2.6 6

Denver County/city, CO

2.7 9

Virginia Beach city, VA

2.7 9

Minneapolis city, MN

2.8 11

San Diego city, CA

3.0 12

Oklahoma City city, OK

3.1 13

San Antonio city, TX

3.1 13

Colorado Springs city, CO

3.2 15

Portland city, OR

3.2 15

Indianapolis (consolidated) city, IN

3.3 17

Jacksonville city, FL

3.3 17

Omaha city, NE

3.3 17

Dallas city, TX

3.4 20

Fort Worth city, TX

3.4 20

Oakland city, CA

3.4 20

Tulsa city, OK

3.4 20

Columbus city, OH

3.6 24

Kansas City city, MO

3.6 24

Raleigh city, NC

3.6 24

Wichita city, KS

3.6 24

Atlanta city, GA

3.7 28

Charlotte city, NC

3.7 28

El Paso city, TX

3.7 28

Houston city, TX

3.7 28

Sacramento city, CA

3.7 28

New York city, NY

3.9 33

Chicago city, IL

4.0 34

Louisville-Jefferson County (consolidated) city, KY

4.0 34

Mesa city, AZ

4.0 34

Phoenix city, AZ

4.1 37

Las Vegas city, NV

4.2 38

Albuquerque city, NM

4.4 39

Memphis city, TN

4.4 39

Los Angeles city, CA

4.5 41

Milwaukee city, WI

4.5 41

Long Beach city, CA

4.6 43

Tucson city, AZ

4.6 43

Baltimore city, MD

5.1 45

Cleveland city, OH

5.2 46

Philadelphia County/city, PA

5.5 47

Washington city, DC

5.5 47

Fresno city, CA

5.7 49

Detroit city, MI

8.8 50

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

 

Last Modified Date: April 17, 2020