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Unemployment rates up in 388 of 389 metro areas in June 2020

August 03, 2020

Unemployment rates were higher in June than a year earlier in 388 of the 389 metropolitan areas and lower in 1 area. The national unemployment rate in June was 11.2 percent, not seasonally adjusted, up from 3.8 percent a year earlier. Atlantic City-Hammonton, New Jersey, had the highest unemployment rate in June, 34.3 percent. Logan, Utah-Idaho, and Idaho Falls, Idaho, had the lowest unemployment rates, 3.5 percent and 3.6 percent, respectively. A total of 267 areas had June jobless rates below the U.S. rate of 11.2 percent, 116 areas had rates above it, and 6 areas had rates equal to that of the nation.

Metropolitan area unemployment rates, June 2020
Metropolitan area June 2020 Unemployment rate

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

34.3 %

El Centro, CA

27.3

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

22.6

Yuma, AZ

21.8

New Bedford, MA

21.0

Ocean City, NJ

20.0

Leominster-Gardner, MA

18.7

Barnstable Town, MA

18.5

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

18.1

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

18.0

East Stroudsburg, PA

17.9

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

17.8

Muskegon, MI

17.6

Bakersfield, CA

17.5

Pittsfield, MA

17.5

Visalia-Porterville, CA

17.2

Springfield, MA-CT

17.0

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

17.0

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

16.9

Kokomo, IN

16.8

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

16.7

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

16.5

Flint, MI

16.2

Rockford, IL

16.0

Stockton-Lodi, CA

15.9

Worcester, MA-CT

15.8

Merced, CA

15.7

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

15.6

Michigan City-La Porte, IN

15.6

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA

15.3

Battle Creek, MI

15.2

Modesto, CA

15.0

Yuba City, CA

14.8

Fresno, CA

14.6

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

14.6

Saginaw, MI

14.5

Salinas, CA

14.4

Decatur, IL

14.4

Jackson, MI

14.4

Erie, PA

14.4

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

14.3

Madera, CA

14.1

Dover, DE

14.1

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL

14.1

Cleveland-Elyria, OH

14.0

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD

14.0

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

13.9

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

13.9

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

13.7

Bay City, MI

13.7

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

13.7

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY

13.7

Peoria, IL

13.5

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

13.5

Flagstaff, AZ

13.3

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

13.3

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA

13.3

Monroe, MI

13.2

Reading, PA

13.1

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

13.0

Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI

13.0

Odessa, TX

13.0

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

12.9

Johnstown, PA

12.9

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

12.8

Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA

12.8

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

12.8

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

12.8

Hammond, LA

12.7

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA

12.6

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

12.6

Pittsburgh, PA

12.6

Napa, CA

12.5

Urban Honolulu, HI

12.5

Carbondale-Marion, IL

12.3

Danville, IL

12.3

Toledo, OH

12.3

Anchorage, AK

12.2

Williamsport, PA

12.2

Chico, CA

12.1

Manchester, NH

12.1

Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH

12.1

Kankakee, IL

12.0

Trenton, NJ

12.0

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

11.9

Elmira, NY

11.9

Syracuse, NY

11.9

Bend-Redmond, OR

11.9

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

11.9

Springfield, IL

11.8

Kalamazoo-Portage, MI

11.8

Altoona, PA

11.8

Lebanon, PA

11.8

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

11.6

Mobile, AL

11.5

Redding, CA

11.5

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA

11.5

Santa Rosa, CA

11.5

Fort Wayne, IN

11.5

Medford, OR

11.5

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA

11.5

York-Hanover, PA

11.5

Charleston, WV

11.5

Muncie, IN

11.4

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

11.4

Wheeling, WV-OH

11.4

Waterbury, CT

11.3

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

11.3

Terre Haute, IN

11.3

Farmington, NM

11.3

Kingston, NY

11.3

Rochester, NY

11.3

Mansfield, OH

11.3

Eugene, OR

11.3

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA

11.3

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA

11.3

Lansing-East Lansing, MI

11.2

Watertown-Fort Drum, NY

11.2

Grants Pass, OR

11.2

Lancaster, PA

11.2

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

11.2

Beckley, WV

11.2

Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL

11.1

Binghamton, NY

11.1

Akron, OH

11.1

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

11.0

Lima, OH

11.0

Casper, WY

11.0

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

10.9

Midland, MI

10.9

Albany, OR

10.9

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

10.8

Pueblo, CO

10.8

Wichita, KS

10.8

Dover-Durham, NH-ME

10.8

Glens Falls, NY

10.8

Utica-Rome, NY

10.8

Canton-Massillon, OH

10.8

Hot Springs, AR

10.7

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

10.7

Dayton, OH

10.7

Salisbury, MD-DE

10.6

Bloomington, IL

10.6

Columbus, IN

10.6

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN

10.6

Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC

10.6

Ann Arbor, MI

10.5

Albany-Schedy-Troy, NY

10.5

Bellingham, WA

10.5

Fairbanks, AK

10.4

Colorado Springs, CO

10.4

Springfield, OH

10.4

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

10.3

Gettysburg, PA

10.3

Homosassa Springs, FL

10.2

Champaign-Urbana, IL

10.2

Duluth, MN-WI

10.2

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

10.2

Greeley, CO

10.1

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

10.1

Spartanburg, SC

10.1

Corpus Christi, TX

10.1

Laredo, TX

10.1

Yakima, WA

10.1

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV

10.1

Grand Junction, CO

10.0

Lake Charles, LA

10.0

Fayetteville, NC

10.0

Salem, OR

10.0

Longview, WA

10.0

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

10.0

Tucson, AZ

9.9

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

9.9

Columbus, OH

9.9

El Paso, TX

9.9

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

9.9

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

9.8

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA

9.8

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

9.7

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

9.7

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

9.7

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

9.7

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

9.7

The Villages, FL

9.7

Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN

9.7

Cumberland, MD-WV

9.7

St. Louis, MO-IL

9.7

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

9.7

Janesville-Beloit, WI

9.7

Gadsden, AL

9.6

Baton Rouge, LA

9.6

Portsmouth, NH-ME

9.6

Rocky Mount, NC

9.6

Midland, TX

9.6

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

9.6

Montgomery, AL

9.5

Pine Bluff, AR

9.5

Boulder, CO

9.5

Santa Fe, NM

9.5

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

9.4

Punta Gorda, FL

9.4

Evansville, IN-KY

9.4

Morristown, TN

9.4

Port St. Lucie, FL

9.3

Jackson, MS

9.3

Jackson, TN

9.3

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

9.3

Racine, WI

9.3

Prescott, AZ

9.2

Fort Collins, CO

9.2

Sebring, FL

9.2

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

9.2

Cedar Rapids, IA

9.2

Lafayette, LA

9.2

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

9.2

Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA

9.2

Richmond, VA

9.2

Morgantown, WV

9.2

Tuscaloosa, AL

9.1

New Haven, CT

9.1

Greensboro-High Point, NC

9.1

Longview, TX

9.1

Kennewick-Richland, WA

9.1

Wenatchee, WA

9.1

Danbury, CT

9.0

Bloomington, IN

9.0

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN

9.0

Charleston-North Charleston, SC

9.0

Victoria, TX

9.0

Olympia-Tumwater, WA

9.0

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR

8.9

Monroe, LA

8.9

Albuquerque, NM

8.9

Ithaca, NY

8.9

Asheville, NC

8.9

Johnson City, TN

8.9

Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ

8.8

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

8.8

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

8.8

Las Cruces, NM

8.8

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

8.7

Columbus, GA-AL

8.7

Dubuque, IA

8.7

Hattiesburg, MS

8.7

Clarksville, TN-KY

8.7

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

8.6

Savannah, GA

8.6

Reno, NV

8.6

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

8.6

Green Bay, WI

8.6

Ocala, FL

8.5

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL

8.5

Sumter, SC

8.5

Cleveland, TN

8.5

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

8.5

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

8.4

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

8.4

Carson City, NV

8.4

Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC

8.4

Corvallis, OR

8.4

State College, PA

8.4

Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC

8.4

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

8.4

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA

8.3

Lawrence, KS

8.3

Texarkana, TX-AR

8.3

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

8.3

Eau Claire, WI

8.3

Fond du Lac, WI

8.3

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

8.2

Rapid City, SD

8.2

Chattanooga, TN-GA

8.2

Knoxville, TN

8.2

Roanoke, VA

8.2

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

8.1

Florence, SC

8.1

Charlottesville, VA

8.1

Jacksonville, FL

8.0

Albany, GA

8.0

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

8.0

Rochester, MN

8.0

Tyler, TX

8.0

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

7.9

Brunswick, GA

7.9

Burlington, NC

7.9

Winston-Salem, NC

7.9

Killeen-Temple, TX

7.9

Lynchburg, VA

7.9

Sheboygan, WI

7.9

Kansas City, MO-KS

7.8

Columbia, SC

7.8

San Angelo, TX

7.8

Harrisonburg, VA

7.8

Jonesboro, AR

7.7

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

7.7

Dalton, GA

7.6

Macon-Bibb County, GA

7.6

Alexandria, LA

7.6

Grand Island, NE

7.6

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

7.6

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

7.5

St. Cloud, MN

7.5

Wilmington, NC

7.5

Austin-Round Rock, TX

7.5

Appleton, WI

7.5

Auburn-Opelika, AL

7.4

Fort Smith, AR-OK

7.4

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL

7.4

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

7.4

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

7.4

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN

7.4

Madison, WI

7.4

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

7.3

Manhattan, KS

7.3

Mankato-North Mankato, MN

7.3

Springfield, MO

7.3

Missoula, MT

7.3

Greenville, NC

7.3

Jacksonville, NC

7.3

Tulsa, OK

7.3

Wichita Falls, TX

7.3

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC

7.2

Iowa City, IA

7.2

Topeka, KS

7.2

Joplin, MO

7.2

Raleigh, NC

7.2

Dothan, AL

7.1

Panama City, FL

7.1

Tallahassee, FL

7.1

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL

7.1

Lawton, OK

7.1

Waco, TX

7.1

Rome, GA

7.0

Lincoln, NE

7.0

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

7.0

Goldsboro, NC

7.0

Oklahoma City, OK

7.0

Staunton-Waynesboro, VA

7.0

Winchester, VA-WV

7.0

Great Falls, MT

6.9

Lubbock, TX

6.9

Wausau, WI

6.9

Coeur d'Alene, ID

6.8

Sherman-Denison, TX

6.8

Gainesville, FL

6.7

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

6.7

Portland-South Portland, ME

6.7

Billings, MT

6.7

New Bern, NC

6.7

Sioux Falls, SD

6.7

Athens-Clarke County, GA

6.6

Walla Walla, WA

6.6

Cheyenne, WY

6.6

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

6.5

Hinesville, GA

6.5

College Station-Bryan, TX

6.5

Decatur, AL

6.4

Huntsville, AL

6.4

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

6.4

Valdosta, GA

6.4

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN

6.4

Abilene, TX

6.4

Warner Robins, GA

6.2

Grand Forks, ND-MN

6.2

Enid, OK

6.2

Salt Lake City, UT

6.2

Ames, IA

6.1

Bangor, ME

6.0

Amarillo, TX

6.0

St. George, UT

6.0

Gainesville, GA

5.9

California-Lexington Park, MD

5.9

Boise City, ID

5.7

Columbia, MO

5.7

St. Joseph, MO-KS

5.7

Jefferson City, MO

5.6

Fargo, ND-MN

5.5

Lewiston, ID-WA

5.4

Bowling Green, KY

5.1

Bismarck, ND

5.1

Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY

5.0

Pocatello, ID

4.9

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

4.9

Twin Falls, ID

4.8

Provo-Orem, UT

4.3

Lexington-Fayette, KY

4.2

Owensboro, KY

4.2

Idaho Falls, ID

3.6

Logan, UT-ID

3.5

The largest over-the-year unemployment rate increase occurred in Atlantic City-Hammonton, New Jersey (+29.9 percentage points). Rates rose over the year by at least 10.0 percentage points in an additional 31 areas. Owensboro, Kentucky, was the only area with an unemployment rate decline relative to June 2019, however slight (−0.2 percentage point).

Over-the-year change in unemployment rates for metropolitan areas
Metropolitan area Over-the-year percent change

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

29.9 percentage points

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

19.5

New Bedford, MA

16.5

Ocean City, NJ

15.8

Barnstable Town, MA

15.3

Leominster-Gardner, MA

15.1

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

14.0

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

14.0

Pittsfield, MA

13.9

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

13.6

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

13.5

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

13.4

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

13.3

Muskegon, MI

13.1

Kokomo, IN

13.0

Springfield, MA-CT

13.0

East Stroudsburg, PA

12.6

Worcester, MA-CT

12.3

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

11.9

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

11.5

Michigan City-La Porte, IN

11.5

Flint, MI

10.8

Battle Creek, MI

10.7

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

10.6

Rockford, IL

10.5

Jackson, MI

10.3

Odessa, TX

10.3

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL

10.1

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

10.1

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

10.1

Stockton-Lodi, CA

10.1

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA

10.0

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD

9.9

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

9.8

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

9.8

Erie, PA

9.7

Manchester, NH

9.7

Napa, CA

9.7

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY

9.6

Saginaw, MI

9.6

Salinas, CA

9.6

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

9.5

Bakersfield, CA

9.5

Cleveland-Elyria, OH

9.5

Dover, DE

9.4

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

9.4

Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI

9.3

Urban Honolulu, HI

9.3

Decatur, IL

9.2

Monroe, MI

9.2

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

9.2

Peoria, IL

9.2

Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA

9.1

El Centro, CA

9.0

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA

9.0

Trenton, NJ

9.0

Bay City, MI

8.8

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

8.8

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

8.7

Modesto, CA

8.7

Reading, PA

8.7

Santa Rosa, CA

8.7

Dover-Durham, NH-ME

8.5

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA

8.5

Fort Wayne, IN

8.4

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

8.3

Carbondale-Marion, IL

8.2

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

8.2

Pittsburgh, PA

8.2

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

8.2

Yuba City, CA

8.2

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

8.1

Bend-Redmond, OR

8.0

Columbus, IN

8.0

Kalamazoo-Portage, MI

8.0

Springfield, IL

8.0

Visalia-Porterville, CA

8.0

Syracuse, NY

7.9

Toledo, OH

7.9

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

7.8

Elmira, NY

7.8

Lebanon, PA

7.8

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

7.7

Fresno, CA

7.6

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA

7.6

Kankakee, IL

7.6

Kingston, NY

7.6

Lancaster, PA

7.6

Merced, CA

7.6

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

7.6

Williamsport, PA

7.6

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA

7.5

Danville, IL

7.5

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN

7.5

Lansing-East Lansing, MI

7.5

Midland, TX

7.5

Mobile, AL

7.5

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA

7.5

Flagstaff, AZ

7.4

Portsmouth, NH-ME

7.4

Rochester, NY

7.4

York-Hanover, PA

7.4

Greeley, CO

7.3

Madera, CA

7.3

Muncie, IN

7.3

Wichita, KS

7.3

Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL

7.2

Glens Falls, NY

7.2

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

7.2

Altoona, PA

7.1

Ann Arbor, MI

7.1

Johnstown, PA

7.1

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

7.1

Spartanburg, SC

7.1

Terre Haute, IN

7.1

Albany-Schedy-Troy, NY

7.0

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

7.0

Midland, MI

7.0

Boulder, CO

6.9

Casper, WY

6.9

Colorado Springs, CO

6.9

Eugene, OR

6.9

Gettysburg, PA

6.9

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

6.9

Medford, OR

6.9

Redding, CA

6.9

Bloomington, IL

6.8

Charleston, WV

6.8

Mansfield, OH

6.8

Akron, OH

6.7

Binghamton, NY

6.7

Chico, CA

6.7

Fort Collins, CO

6.7

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

6.7

Hot Springs, AR

6.7

Lima, OH

6.7

Waterbury, CT

6.7

Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC

6.6

Watertown-Fort Drum, NY

6.6

Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN

6.5

Pueblo, CO

6.5

Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH

6.5

Anchorage, AK

6.4

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

6.4

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

6.4

Dayton, OH

6.4

Grand Junction, CO

6.4

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

6.4

Salisbury, MD-DE

6.4

Utica-Rome, NY

6.4

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

6.4

Albany, OR

6.3

Canton-Massillon, OH

6.3

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

6.3

Cedar Rapids, IA

6.3

Champaign-Urbana, IL

6.3

Charleston-North Charleston, SC

6.3

Dubuque, IA

6.3

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

6.3

Montgomery, AL

6.3

St. Louis, MO-IL (1)

6.3

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

6.3

Wheeling, WV-OH

6.3

Beckley, WV

6.2

Duluth, MN-WI

6.2

Evansville, IN-KY

6.2

Hammond, LA

6.2

Columbus, OH

6.1

Grants Pass, OR

6.1

Laredo, TX

6.1

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

6.1

Richmond, VA

6.1

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

6.0

Springfield, OH

6.0

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

5.9

Gadsden, AL

5.9

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

5.9

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

5.9

Danbury, CT

5.8

El Paso, TX

5.8

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

5.8

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA

5.8

Salem, OR

5.8

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

5.8

Tuscaloosa, AL

5.8

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

5.6

Corpus Christi, TX

5.6

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

5.6

Asheville, NC

5.5

Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC

5.5

Janesville-Beloit, WI

5.5

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR

5.5

Punta Gorda, FL

5.5

Bellingham, WA

5.4

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

5.4

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

5.4

Lake Charles, LA

5.4

Reno, NV

5.4

Victoria, TX

5.4

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA

5.4

Charlottesville, VA

5.3

Longview, TX

5.3

New Haven, CT

5.3

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

5.3

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

5.3

Port St. Lucie, FL

5.3

Bloomington, IN

5.2

Jackson, TN

5.2

Roanoke, VA

5.2

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

5.2

Corvallis, OR

5.1

Homosassa Springs, FL

5.1

Ithaca, NY

5.1

Lawrence, KS

5.1

Morristown, TN

5.1

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL

5.1

Rochester, MN

5.1

Savannah, GA

5.1

Tucson, AZ

5.1

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

5.1

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

5.0

Fairbanks, AK

5.0

Green Bay, WI

5.0

Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA

5.0

Morgantown, WV

5.0

Santa Fe, NM

5.0

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN

4.9

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

4.9

Farmington, NM

4.9

Fond du Lac, WI

4.9

Iowa City, IA

4.9

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV

4.9

Racine, WI

4.9

Rapid City, SD

4.9

Columbia, SC

4.8

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

4.8

State College, PA

4.8

Wenatchee, WA

4.8

Austin-Round Rock, TX

4.7

Eau Claire, WI

4.7

Florence, SC

4.7

Greensboro-High Point, NC

4.7

Harrisonburg, VA

4.7

Sheboygan, WI

4.7

Sumter, SC

4.7

The Villages, FL

4.7

Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC

4.6

Fayetteville, NC

4.6

Jacksonville, FL

4.6

Johnson City, TN

4.6

Baton Rouge, LA

4.5

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

4.5

Chattanooga, TN-GA

4.5

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

4.5

Jonesboro, AR

4.5

Kansas City, MO-KS

4.5

Prescott, AZ

4.5

San Angelo, TX

4.5

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

4.5

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA

4.5

Springfield, MO

4.5

Tyler, TX

4.5

Carson City, NV

4.4

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

4.4

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

4.4

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

4.4

Knoxville, TN

4.4

Portland-South Portland, ME

4.4

St. Cloud, MN

4.4

Auburn-Opelika, AL

4.3

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

4.3

Cleveland, TN

4.3

Columbus, GA-AL

4.3

Grand Island, NE

4.3

Lynchburg, VA

4.3

Madison, WI

4.3

Manhattan, KS

4.3

Mankato-North Mankato, MN

4.3

Missoula, MT

4.3

Ocala, FL

4.3

Sebring, FL

4.3

Staunton-Waynesboro, VA

4.3

Yakima, WA

4.3

Brunswick, GA

4.2

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

4.2

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

4.2

Appleton, WI

4.1

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

4.1

Kennewick-Richland, WA

4.1

Winchester, VA-WV

4.1

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

4.0

Olympia-Tumwater, WA

4.0

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL

4.0

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

4.0

Sioux Falls, SD

4.0

Topeka, KS

4.0

Coeur d'Alene, ID

3.9

Cumberland, MD-WV

3.9

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

3.9

Joplin, MO

3.9

Killeen-Temple, TX

3.9

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN

3.9

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

3.9

Rocky Mount, NC

3.9

Tulsa, OK

3.9

Winston-Salem, NC

3.9

Clarksville, TN-KY

3.8

Dothan, AL

3.8

Lafayette, LA

3.8

Lincoln, NE

3.8

Longview, WA

3.8

Pine Bluff, AR

3.8

Wichita Falls, TX

3.8

Ames, IA

3.7

Burlington, NC

3.7

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL

3.7

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

3.7

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

3.7

Oklahoma City, OK

3.7

Texarkana, TX-AR

3.7

Albuquerque, NM

3.6

Lubbock, TX

3.6

Sherman-Denison, TX

3.6

Tallahassee, FL

3.6

Wausau, WI

3.6

Wilmington, NC

3.6

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

3.5

Fort Smith, AR-OK

3.5

Great Falls, MT

3.5

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

3.5

Huntsville, AL

3.5

Jackson, MS

3.5

Raleigh, NC

3.5

Decatur, AL

3.4

Gainesville, FL

3.4

Macon-Bibb County, GA

3.4

Waco, TX

3.4

Bangor, ME

3.3

Billings, MT

3.3

College Station-Bryan, TX

3.3

Lawton, OK

3.3

Salt Lake City, UT

3.3

Albany, GA

3.2

Amarillo, TX

3.2

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC

3.2

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

3.2

Panama City, FL

3.2

Abilene, TX

3.1

Columbia, MO

3.1

Dalton, GA

3.1

Fargo, ND-MN

3.1

Grand Forks, ND-MN

3.1

Boise City, ID

3.0

Cheyenne, WY

3.0

Enid, OK

3.0

Rome, GA

3.0

Hattiesburg, MS

2.9

Yuma, AZ

2.9

Athens-Clarke County, GA

2.8

Gainesville, GA

2.8

Monroe, LA

2.8

Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ

2.8

Jefferson City, MO

2.7

St. George, UT

2.6

Goldsboro, NC

2.5

St. Joseph, MO-KS

2.5

Valdosta, GA

2.5

Bismarck, ND

2.4

Greenville, NC

2.4

Las Cruces, NM

2.4

Lewiston, ID-WA

2.4

Warner Robins, GA

2.4

California-Lexington Park, MD

2.3

Jacksonville, NC

2.3

New Bern, NC

2.3

Pocatello, ID

2.3

Hinesville, GA

2.2

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN

2.2

Twin Falls, ID

2.2

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

1.9

Alexandria, LA

1.7

Walla Walla, WA

1.7

Provo-Orem, UT

1.5

Idaho Falls, ID

1.4

Logan, UT-ID

1.0

Bowling Green, KY

0.4

Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY

0.3

Lexington-Fayette, KY

0.3

Owensboro, KY

-0.2

These data are from the Local Area Unemployment Statistics program and are not seasonally adjusted. Data for the most recent month are preliminary. To learn more, see “Metropolitan Area Employment and Unemployment — June 2020.” Also see more charts and maps of metropolitan area employment and unemployment.

 

SUGGESTED CITATION

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Unemployment rates up in 388 of 389 metro areas in June 2020 on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2020/unemployment-rates-up-in-388-of-389-metro-areas-in-june-2020.htm (visited September 28, 2020).

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