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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

5.2 1

Austin city, TX

6.2 2

Virginia Beach city, VA

6.2 2

Oklahoma City city, OK

6.5 4

Jacksonville city, FL

6.8 5

Louisville-Jefferson County (consolidated) city, KY

6.8 5

Seattle city, WA

6.9 7

Tulsa city, OK

7.1 8

Kansas City city, MO

7.2 9

Mesa city, AZ

7.2 9

Raleigh city, NC

7.3 11

Colorado Springs city, CO

7.4 12

Minneapolis city, MN

7.5 13

San Antonio city, TX

7.5 13

Fort Worth city, TX

7.6 15

San Francisco County/city, CA

7.8 16

Columbus city, OH

7.9 17

Dallas city, TX

7.9 17

El Paso city, TX

7.9 17

Indianapolis (consolidated) city, IN

7.9 17

Charlotte city, NC

8.0 21

Nashville-Davidson (consolidated) city, TN

8.0 21

Phoenix city, AZ

8.0 21

Washington city, DC

8.0 21

San Jose city, CA

8.1 25

Denver County/city, CO

8.2 26

Albuquerque city, NM

8.3 27

Atlanta city, GA

8.5 28

Miami city, FL

8.5 28

Tucson city, AZ

8.5 28

Portland city, OR

8.7 31

Baltimore city, MD

8.8 32

Houston city, TX

8.8 32

San Diego city, CA

9.0 34

Milwaukee city, WI

9.1 35

Boston city, MA

9.2 36

Wichita city, KS

9.2 36

Sacramento city, CA

9.6 38

Honolulu County/city, HI

10.2 39

Oakland city, CA

10.5 40

Fresno city, CA

10.7 41

Memphis city, TN

11.3 42

Chicago city, IL

12.0 43

New York city, NY

12.3 44

Philadelphia County/city, PA

12.4 45

Los Angeles city, CA

12.9 46

Long Beach city, CA

13.3 47

Cleveland city, OH

13.5 48

Las Vegas city, NV

14.1 49

Detroit city, MI

22.4 50

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

 

Last Modified Date: April 16, 2021