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Local Area Unemployment Statistics

Unemployment Rates for the 50 Largest Cities

Unemployment Rates for the 50 Largest Cities, 2021 Annual Averages
[based on 2010 Census population]
City 2021
rate
Rank

Omaha city, NE

3.1 1

Seattle city, WA

3.7 2

Virginia Beach city, VA

3.7 2

Minneapolis city, MN

3.8 4

Austin city, TX

3.9 5

Oklahoma City city, OK

4.0 6

Nashville-Davidson (consolidated) city, TN

4.2 7

Mesa city, AZ

4.4 8

Indianapolis (consolidated) city, IN

4.5 9

Raleigh city, NC

4.5 9

Tulsa city, OK

4.5 9

Jacksonville city, FL

4.6 12

Louisville-Jefferson County (consolidated) city, KY

4.8 13

Phoenix city, AZ

4.9 14

Wichita city, KS

4.9 14

San Francisco County/city, CA

5.0 16

Atlanta city, GA

5.1 17

Charlotte city, NC

5.1 17

Columbus city, OH

5.2 19

Miami city, FL

5.2 19

San Antonio city, TX

5.2 19

Honolulu County/city, HI

5.3 22

San Jose city, CA

5.3 22

Kansas City city, MO

5.4 24

Portland city, OR

5.4 24

Tucson city, AZ

5.5 26

Colorado Springs city, CO

5.6 27

Fort Worth city, TX

5.6 27

Dallas city, TX

5.7 29

Boston city, MA

5.8 30

Denver County/city, CO

5.9 31

El Paso city, TX

5.9 31

San Diego city, CA

6.2 33

Albuquerque city, NM

6.3 34

Houston city, TX

6.4 35

Milwaukee city, WI

6.5 36

Washington city, DC

6.6 37

Oakland city, CA

7.3 38

Sacramento city, CA

7.4 39

Baltimore city, MD

7.6 40

Chicago city, IL

7.6 40

Fresno city, CA

8.2 42

Memphis city, TN

8.2 42

Las Vegas city, NV

8.4 44

Cleveland city, OH

8.5 45

Los Angeles city, CA

8.9 46

Philadelphia County/city, PA

9.2 47

Long Beach city, CA

9.6 48

New York city, NY

9.9 49

Detroit city, MI

13.5 50

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

 

Last Modified Date: April 15, 2022