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Unemployment rates were lower in April 2022 than a year earlier in 388 of 389 metropolitan areas

June 22, 2022

Unemployment rates were lower in April 2022 than a year earlier in 388 of the 389 metropolitan areas and higher in Yuma, Arizona (1.5 percentage points). The largest over-the-year unemployment rate decrease occurred in El Centro, California (−5.9 percentage points).

 Over-the-year change in metropolitan area unemployment rates, April 2021 to April 2022
Metropolitan area Over-the-year change Unemployment rate, April 2021 Unemployment rate, April 2022

El Centro, CA

-5.9 percentage point(s) 17.6% 11.7%

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

-5.4 10.4 5.0

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

-5.1 9.4 4.3

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

-4.8 9.8 5.0

Bakersfield, CA

-4.7 11.5 6.8

Merced, CA

-4.7 12.0 7.3

Stockton-Lodi, CA

-4.7 9.7 5.0

Madera, CA

-4.6 10.3 5.7

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

-4.5 11.1 6.6

Visalia-Porterville, CA

-4.5 11.9 7.4

Fresno, CA

-4.4 10.4 6.0

Modesto, CA

-4.4 9.5 5.1

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

-4.4 8.2 3.8

Odessa, TX

-4.3 9.1 4.8

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

-4.3 7.3 3.0

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

-4.3 8.3 4.0

Yuba City, CA

-4.3 10.0 5.7

Napa, CA

-4.1 6.8 2.7

Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA

-4.0 7.2 3.2

Chico, CA

-3.9 7.7 3.8

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

-3.9 6.4 2.5

Lima, OH

-3.8 7.4 3.6

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

-3.8 8.0 4.2

Salinas, CA

-3.8 9.6 5.8

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

-3.8 8.3 4.5

Ocean City, NJ

-3.7 10.5 6.8

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA

-3.7 6.7 3.0

Redding, CA

-3.7 7.6 3.9

Waterbury, CT

-3.7 8.4 4.7

Pueblo, CO

-3.6 8.7 5.1

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

-3.6 6.4 2.8

Santa Rosa, CA

-3.6 6.2 2.6

Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI

-3.5 7.5 4.0

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA

-3.5 5.9 2.4

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

-3.4 9.7 6.3

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

-3.4 7.7 4.3

Pittsfield, MA

-3.3 7.8 4.5

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

-3.3 5.5 2.2

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

-3.1 6.2 3.1

Farmington, NM

-3.1 8.2 5.1

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

-3.1 6.9 3.8

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA

-3.1 7.5 4.4

Barnstable Town, MA

-3.0 7.1 4.1

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

-3.0 6.8 3.8

Carson City, NV

-3.0 6.0 3.0

Colorado Springs, CO

-3.0 6.3 3.3

Grand Junction, CO

-3.0 6.3 3.3

Greeley, CO

-3.0 6.4 3.4

Leominster-Gardner, MA

-3.0 7.0 4.0

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

-3.0 5.5 2.5

Midland, TX

-3.0 6.2 3.2

New Haven, CT

-3.0 6.5 3.5

Springfield, MA-CT

-3.0 6.9 3.9

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

-3.0 7.8 4.8

Anchorage, AK

-2.9 7.2 4.3

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

-2.9 9.7 6.8

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

-2.9 7.0 4.1

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

-2.9 5.5 2.6

Cedar Rapids, IA

-2.8 5.3 2.5

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL

-2.8 5.7 2.9

New Bedford, MA

-2.8 7.7 4.9

Santa Fe, NM

-2.8 6.6 3.8

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA

-2.8 7.9 5.1

Beckley, WV

-2.7 6.5 3.8

Danbury, CT

-2.7 5.9 3.2

Flagstaff, AZ

-2.7 6.7 4.0

Fort Collins, CO

-2.7 5.3 2.6

Lake Charles, LA

-2.7 6.1 3.4

Michigan City-La Porte, IN

-2.7 5.7 3.0

Monroe, MI

-2.7 6.9 4.2

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

-2.7 5.7 3.0

Reno, NV

-2.7 5.4 2.7

Toledo, OH

-2.7 6.3 3.6

Albuquerque, NM

-2.6 6.6 4.0

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

-2.6 5.6 3.0

Boulder, CO

-2.6 5.0 2.4

Charleston, WV

-2.6 6.3 3.7

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

-2.6 6.7 4.1

Erie, PA

-2.6 7.6 5.0

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

-2.6 6.7 4.1

Trenton, NJ

-2.6 5.4 2.8

Tucson, AZ

-2.6 5.7 3.1

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

-2.5 6.6 4.1

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

-2.5 8.4 5.9

Corpus Christi, TX

-2.5 7.5 5.0

Homosassa Springs, FL

-2.5 5.8 3.3

Muskegon, MI

-2.5 7.8 5.3

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

-2.5 6.6 4.1

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

-2.5 5.2 2.7

Reading, PA

-2.5 6.8 4.3

Sebring, FL

-2.5 6.0 3.5

Victoria, TX

-2.5 6.6 4.1

Worcester, MA-CT

-2.5 6.0 3.5

Bend-Redmond, OR

-2.4 5.8 3.4

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY

-2.4 6.0 3.6

Canton-Massillon, OH

-2.4 5.9 3.5

Casper, WY

-2.4 6.8 4.4

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

-2.4 4.9 2.5

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

-2.4 4.5 2.1

Laredo, TX

-2.4 6.6 4.2

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

-2.4 5.3 2.9

Longview, TX

-2.4 6.5 4.1

Pittsburgh, PA

-2.4 6.6 4.2

The Villages, FL

-2.4 5.4 3.0

Albany, GA

-2.3 5.6 3.3

Dayton, OH

-2.3 5.6 3.3

Dubuque, IA

-2.3 4.7 2.4

East Stroudsburg, PA

-2.3 7.9 5.6

El Paso, TX

-2.3 6.5 4.2

Elmira, NY

-2.3 5.7 3.4

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

-2.3 6.0 3.7

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA

-2.3 5.6 3.3

Lafayette, LA

-2.3 5.4 3.1

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

-2.3 6.2 3.9

Lebanon, PA

-2.3 5.7 3.4

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

-2.3 6.5 4.2

Ocala, FL

-2.3 5.1 2.8

Portland-South Portland, ME

-2.3 4.7 2.4

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

-2.3 4.9 2.6

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

-2.3 5.0 2.7

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

-2.3 4.8 2.5

Akron, OH

-2.2 5.7 3.5

Baton Rouge, LA

-2.2 5.3 3.1

Battle Creek, MI

-2.2 6.8 4.6

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

-2.2 4.4 2.2

Columbus, OH

-2.2 5.1 2.9

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

-2.2 6.4 4.2

Eugene, OR

-2.2 6.0 3.8

Glens Falls, NY

-2.2 5.4 3.2

Hammond, LA

-2.2 6.5 4.3

Iowa City, IA

-2.2 4.0 1.8

Lansing-East Lansing, MI

-2.2 6.2 4.0

Las Cruces, NM

-2.2 7.0 4.8

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

-2.2 3.7 1.5

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV

-2.2 6.1 3.9

Port St. Lucie, FL

-2.2 4.7 2.5

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

-2.2 5.7 3.5

Prescott, AZ

-2.2 4.8 2.6

Rochester, NY

-2.2 5.4 3.2

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

-2.2 5.7 3.5

St. Cloud, MN

-2.2 4.0 1.8

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

-2.2 4.5 2.3

Utica-Rome, NY

-2.2 5.6 3.4

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA

-2.2 4.5 2.3

Williamsport, PA

-2.2 6.8 4.6

York-Hanover, PA

-2.2 5.6 3.4

Altoona, PA

-2.1 6.1 4.0

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

-2.1 5.4 3.3

Bangor, ME

-2.1 4.9 2.8

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA

-2.1 5.4 3.3

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

-2.1 5.3 3.2

Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL

-2.1 5.8 3.7

Flint, MI

-2.1 7.8 5.7

Hattiesburg, MS

-2.1 5.3 3.2

Johnstown, PA

-2.1 6.9 4.8

Kansas City, MO-KS

-2.1 4.5 2.4

Kingston, NY

-2.1 5.0 2.9

Mansfield, OH

-2.1 6.1 4.0

Monroe, LA

-2.1 5.4 3.3

Oklahoma City, OK

-2.1 4.6 2.5

Panama City, FL

-2.1 4.1 2.0

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

-2.1 5.4 3.3

Syracuse, NY

-2.1 5.4 3.3

Wheeling, WV-OH

-2.1 6.5 4.4

Albany, OR

-2.0 6.0 4.0

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

-2.0 4.7 2.7

Binghamton, NY

-2.0 5.3 3.3

Duluth, MN-WI

-2.0 4.5 2.5

Jackson, MS

-2.0 5.3 3.3

Jacksonville, FL

-2.0 4.2 2.2

Kokomo, IN

-2.0 5.8 3.8

Medford, OR

-2.0 6.0 4.0

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL

-2.0 4.2 2.2

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL

-2.0 4.3 2.3

Punta Gorda, FL

-2.0 4.4 2.4

Salem, OR

-2.0 5.6 3.6

Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ

-2.0 5.4 3.4

Terre Haute, IN

-2.0 4.5 2.5

Tyler, TX

-2.0 5.3 3.3

Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH

-2.0 6.8 4.8

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

-1.9 5.4 3.5

Dover-Durham, NH-ME

-1.9 3.9 2.0

Fayetteville, NC

-1.9 7.0 5.1

Grants Pass, OR

-1.9 6.6 4.7

Greensboro-High Point, NC

-1.9 5.7 3.8

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

-1.9 5.0 3.1

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN

-1.9 3.9 2.0

Killeen-Temple, TX

-1.9 5.7 3.8

Macon-Bibb County, GA

-1.9 4.7 2.8

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

-1.9 4.0 2.1

San Angelo, TX

-1.9 4.9 3.0

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

-1.9 4.0 2.1

Springfield, OH

-1.9 5.5 3.6

Tallahassee, FL

-1.9 4.3 2.4

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

-1.9 4.9 3.0

Wichita, KS

-1.9 4.5 2.6

Austin-Round Rock, TX

-1.8 4.3 2.5

Fairbanks, AK

-1.8 5.9 4.1

Grand Forks, ND-MN

-1.8 3.9 2.1

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

-1.8 5.1 3.3

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

-1.8 5.5 3.7

Jackson, MI

-1.8 6.0 4.2

Kalamazoo-Portage, MI

-1.8 5.5 3.7

Lubbock, TX

-1.8 4.6 2.8

Mankato-North Mankato, MN

-1.8 3.1 1.3

Mobile, AL

-1.8 4.6 2.8

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

-1.8 6.0 4.2

Portsmouth, NH-ME

-1.8 3.8 2.0

Saginaw, MI

-1.8 7.5 5.7

Savannah, GA

-1.8 4.2 2.4

St. Louis, MO-IL

-1.8 4.7 2.9

Urban Honolulu, HI

-1.8 5.2 3.4

Valdosta, GA

-1.8 4.2 2.4

Wichita Falls, TX

-1.8 5.2 3.4

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

-1.7 4.1 2.4

Bellingham, WA

-1.7 6.2 4.5

Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC

-1.7 4.9 3.2

Cumberland, MD-WV

-1.7 5.8 4.1

Dalton, GA

-1.7 4.3 2.6

Fort Wayne, IN

-1.7 3.9 2.2

Gettysburg, PA

-1.7 4.5 2.8

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

-1.7 4.8 3.1

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

-1.7 4.6 2.9

Lancaster, PA

-1.7 4.9 3.2

Manchester, NH

-1.7 3.8 2.1

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

-1.7 3.6 1.9

Rochester, MN

-1.7 3.0 1.3

Tulsa, OK

-1.7 4.6 2.9

Waco, TX

-1.7 4.9 3.2

Watertown-Fort Drum, NY

-1.7 5.5 3.8

Winston-Salem, NC

-1.7 5.0 3.3

Ann Arbor, MI

-1.6 4.6 3.0

Asheville, NC

-1.6 4.4 2.8

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

-1.6 3.5 1.9

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL

-1.6 3.8 2.2

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN

-1.6 4.6 3.0

Coeur d'Alene, ID

-1.6 4.6 3.0

Gainesville, FL

-1.6 3.7 2.1

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN

-1.6 4.3 2.7

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

-1.6 5.1 3.5

Montgomery, AL

-1.6 4.0 2.4

Muncie, IN

-1.6 4.1 2.5

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

-1.6 5.1 3.5

Racine, WI

-1.6 5.4 3.8

Texarkana, TX-AR

-1.6 5.6 4.0

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

-1.6 4.6 3.0

Abilene, TX

-1.5 4.5 3.0

Alexandria, LA

-1.5 4.1 2.6

Bay City, MI

-1.5 6.5 5.0

Brunswick, GA

-1.5 3.9 2.4

Burlington, NC

-1.5 4.9 3.4

Columbus, GA-AL

-1.5 4.5 3.0

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

-1.5 3.4 1.9

Evansville, IN-KY

-1.5 3.7 2.2

Greenville, NC

-1.5 5.2 3.7

Hot Springs, AR

-1.5 5.3 3.8

Janesville-Beloit, WI

-1.5 5.1 3.6

Joplin, MO

-1.5 3.7 2.2

Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN

-1.5 3.3 1.8

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA

-1.5 6.5 5.0

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

-1.5 4.0 2.5

New Bern, NC

-1.5 4.7 3.2

Richmond, VA

-1.5 4.3 2.8

Rockford, IL

-1.5 9.2 7.7

Rocky Mount, NC

-1.5 7.3 5.8

Sherman-Denison, TX

-1.5 4.5 3.0

Springfield, MO

-1.5 3.4 1.9

St. Joseph, MO-KS

-1.5 3.5 2.0

Warner Robins, GA

-1.5 3.8 2.3

Ames, IA

-1.4 2.9 1.5

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

-1.4 4.0 2.6

Bloomington, IN

-1.4 3.2 1.8

Boise City, ID

-1.4 3.8 2.4

College Station-Bryan, TX

-1.4 4.1 2.7

Columbus, IN

-1.4 3.1 1.7

Enid, OK

-1.4 4.0 2.6

Fargo, ND-MN

-1.4 3.3 1.9

Gadsden, AL

-1.4 3.9 2.5

Goldsboro, NC

-1.4 5.1 3.7

Ithaca, NY

-1.4 3.7 2.3

Jacksonville, NC

-1.4 5.2 3.8

Lawton, OK

-1.4 4.6 3.2

Rome, GA

-1.4 3.8 2.4

Salisbury, MD-DE

-1.4 5.9 4.5

Spartanburg, SC

-1.4 4.0 2.6

State College, PA

-1.4 4.3 2.9

Sumter, SC

-1.4 4.4 3.0

Tuscaloosa, AL

-1.4 3.6 2.2

Twin Falls, ID

-1.4 3.8 2.4

Wilmington, NC

-1.4 4.4 3.0

Amarillo, TX

-1.3 3.8 2.5

Athens-Clarke County, GA

-1.3 3.3 2.0

Bismarck, ND

-1.3 3.6 2.3

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

-1.3 5.3 4.0

Corvallis, OR

-1.3 4.2 2.9

Dover, DE

-1.3 6.4 5.1

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

-1.3 2.7 1.4

Florence, SC

-1.3 4.0 2.7

Jackson, TN

-1.3 4.3 3.0

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR

-1.3 4.5 3.2

Longview, WA

-1.3 6.6 5.3

Morgantown, WV

-1.3 4.4 3.1

Pocatello, ID

-1.3 3.9 2.6

Raleigh, NC

-1.3 4.2 2.9

Rapid City, SD

-1.3 3.5 2.2

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA

-1.3 5.6 4.3

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

-1.2 3.1 1.9

Columbia, MO

-1.2 2.9 1.7

Dothan, AL

-1.2 3.2 2.0

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

-1.2 4.0 2.8

Kennewick-Richland, WA

-1.2 6.1 4.9

Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA

-1.2 4.1 2.9

Lawrence, KS

-1.2 3.1 1.9

Lynchburg, VA

-1.2 3.9 2.7

Olympia-Tumwater, WA

-1.2 5.4 4.2

Roanoke, VA

-1.2 3.7 2.5

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC

-1.1 3.9 2.8

California-Lexington Park, MD

-1.1 4.1 3.0

Charleston-North Charleston, SC

-1.1 3.5 2.4

Cheyenne, WY

-1.1 4.2 3.1

Clarksville, TN-KY

-1.1 4.7 3.6

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

-1.1 2.9 1.8

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

-1.1 3.3 2.2

Fond du Lac, WI

-1.1 3.4 2.3

Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC

-1.1 3.4 2.3

Hinesville, GA

-1.1 3.7 2.6

Idaho Falls, ID

-1.1 3.2 2.1

Jefferson City, MO

-1.1 3.0 1.9

Madison, WI

-1.1 3.2 2.1

Midland, MI

-1.1 5.2 4.1

Pine Bluff, AR

-1.1 6.4 5.3

Sheboygan, WI

-1.1 3.4 2.3

Wenatchee, WA

-1.1 5.7 4.6

Yakima, WA

-1.1 7.3 6.2

Charlottesville, VA

-1.0 3.3 2.3

Columbia, SC

-1.0 3.5 2.5

Eau Claire, WI

-1.0 3.9 2.9

Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY

-1.0 4.6 3.6

Fort Smith, AR-OK

-1.0 4.1 3.1

Gainesville, GA

-1.0 2.7 1.7

Green Bay, WI

-1.0 3.7 2.7

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN

-1.0 3.2 2.2

Missoula, MT

-1.0 3.6 2.6

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

-1.0 3.1 2.1

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

-1.0 3.5 2.5

Salt Lake City, UT

-1.0 3.1 2.1

Sioux Falls, SD

-1.0 2.9 1.9

Springfield, IL

-1.0 5.6 4.6

Staunton-Waynesboro, VA

-1.0 3.3 2.3

Winchester, VA-WV

-1.0 3.1 2.1

Appleton, WI

-0.9 3.3 2.4

Auburn-Opelika, AL

-0.9 2.6 1.7

Billings, MT

-0.9 3.3 2.4

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

-0.9 3.1 2.2

Carbondale-Marion, IL

-0.9 5.5 4.6

Chattanooga, TN-GA

-0.9 3.7 2.8

Cleveland, TN

-0.9 4.0 3.1

Decatur, AL

-0.9 2.6 1.7

Harrisonburg, VA

-0.9 3.1 2.2

Huntsville, AL

-0.9 2.5 1.6

Jonesboro, AR

-0.9 3.5 2.6

Knoxville, TN

-0.9 3.5 2.6

Lewiston, ID-WA

-0.9 3.6 2.7

Morristown, TN

-0.9 4.0 3.1

St. George, UT

-0.9 3.1 2.2

Bloomington, IL

-0.8 4.6 3.8

Champaign-Urbana, IL

-0.8 4.8 4.0

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

-0.8 3.0 2.2

Grand Island, NE

-0.8 2.7 1.9

Great Falls, MT

-0.8 3.5 2.7

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

-0.8 3.1 2.3

Johnson City, TN

-0.8 3.7 2.9

Lexington-Fayette, KY

-0.8 3.6 2.8

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

-0.8 2.8 2.0

Topeka, KS

-0.8 2.9 2.1

Wausau, WI

-0.8 3.3 2.5

Bowling Green, KY

-0.7 3.9 3.2

Decatur, IL

-0.7 7.7 7.0

Manhattan, KS

-0.7 2.5 1.8

Owensboro, KY

-0.7 3.9 3.2

Peoria, IL

-0.7 6.1 5.4

Provo-Orem, UT

-0.7 2.5 1.8

Walla Walla, WA

-0.7 4.7 4.0

Cleveland-Elyria, OH

-0.6 6.0 5.4

Danville, IL

-0.6 6.4 5.8

Lincoln, NE

-0.6 2.4 1.8

Kankakee, IL

-0.5 6.6 6.1

Logan, UT-ID

-0.4 2.1 1.7

Yuma, AZ

1.5 11.6 13.1

Other metropolitan areas with an unemployment rate decrease of greater than 5.0 percentage points for the year ended in April 2022 were Atlantic City-Hammonton, New Jersey (−5.4 percentage points), and Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, California (−5.1 points). Rates fell over the year by at least 4.0 percentage points in an additional 16 areas.

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 — April 2022." Also of interest: Charts and maps on metropolitan area employment and unemployment.

SUGGESTED CITATION

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Unemployment rates were lower in April 2022 than a year earlier in 388 of 389 metropolitan areas at https://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2022/unemployment-rates-were-lower-in-april-2022-than-a-year-earlier-in-388-of-389-metropolitan-areas.htm (visited July 06, 2022).

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