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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, 2020 Annual Averages
[based on 2010 Census population]
City 2020
rate
Rank

Omaha city, NE

5.1 1

Virginia Beach city, VA

6.2 2

Austin city, TX

6.3 3

Oklahoma City city, OK

6.5 4

Louisville-Jefferson County (consolidated) city, KY

6.6 5

Colorado Springs city, CO

7.0 6

Mesa city, AZ

7.0 6

Raleigh city, NC

7.2 8

Seattle city, WA

7.2 8

Tulsa city, OK

7.2 8

Kansas City city, MO

7.3 11

Jacksonville city, FL

7.5 12

Minneapolis city, MN

7.5 12

San Antonio city, TX

7.5 12

Fort Worth city, TX

7.6 15

Charlotte city, NC

7.7 16

Miami city, FL

7.7 16

Denver County/city, CO

7.8 18

Phoenix city, AZ

7.8 18

Albuquerque city, NM

7.9 20

El Paso city, TX

7.9 20

Columbus city, OH

8.0 22

Dallas city, TX

8.0 22

San Francisco County/city, CA

8.0 22

Washington city, DC

8.0 22

Indianapolis (consolidated) city, IN

8.1 26

Nashville-Davidson (consolidated) city, TN

8.2 27

San Jose city, CA

8.3 28

Tucson city, AZ

8.3 28

Atlanta city, GA

8.4 30

Baltimore city, MD

8.7 31

Portland city, OR

8.7 31

Houston city, TX

8.9 33

Wichita city, KS

9.0 34

San Diego city, CA

9.2 35

Milwaukee city, WI

9.3 36

Boston city, MA

9.8 37

Sacramento city, CA

10.0 38

Honolulu County/city, HI

10.5 39

Oakland city, CA

10.9 40

Memphis city, TN

11.1 41

Chicago city, IL

11.2 42

Fresno city, CA

11.2 42

Los Angeles city, CA

12.4 44

New York city, NY

12.4 44

Philadelphia County/city, PA

12.4 44

Long Beach city, CA

12.9 47

Cleveland city, OH

13.9 48

Las Vegas city, NV

15.0 49

Detroit city, MI

21.9 50

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

 

Last Modified Date: April 15, 2022