Unemployment Rates for Large Metropolitan Areas, Not Seasonally Adjusted
[with a 2010 Census population of 1 million or more]
Metropolitan area February 2017(p)
rate
Rank

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 1

Salt Lake City, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 1

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 4

Austin-Round Rock, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 5

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH Metropolitan NECTA

3.7 5

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 5

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 8

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 8

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 8

Richmond, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 11

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 12

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 12

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 12

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 12

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 16

Oklahoma City, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 16

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 16

Raleigh, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 16

Kansas City, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 20

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 20

Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 22

Jacksonville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 22

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 22

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 22

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 22

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 22

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 28

St. Louis, MO-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area(1)

4.6 28

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 30

Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 30

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 30

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 30

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 34

New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 34

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 36

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 36

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 38

Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 38

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA Metropolitan NECTA

5.1 38

Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 38

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 42

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 42

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT Metropolitan NECTA

5.4 44

Rochester, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 44

Birmingham-Hoover, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 46

Pittsburgh, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 46

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 48

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 48

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 48

Cleveland-Elyria, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.5 51

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary
(1) Area boundaries do not reflect official OMB definitions.

Note: Rates shown are a percentage of the labor force. Data refer to place of residence. Estimates for the current month are subject to revision the following month.

 

Last Modified Date: April 5, 2017