Unemployment Rates for Large Metropolitan Areas, Not Seasonally Adjusted
[with a 2010 Census population of 1 million or more]
Metropolitan area November 2018(p)
rate
Rank

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

2.0 1

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH Metropolitan NECTA

2.4 2

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

2.4 2

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.5 4

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

2.6 5

Oklahoma City, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.6 5

Austin-Round Rock, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 7

Kansas City, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 7

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 7

Salt Lake City, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 7

Jacksonville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.9 11

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.9 11

Richmond, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.9 11

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

2.9 11

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT Metropolitan NECTA

3.0 15

Raleigh, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 15

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

3.0 15

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

3.0 15

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

3.0 15

Birmingham-Hoover, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 20

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

3.1 20

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 20

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 23

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

3.2 23

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 23

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 23

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 27

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

3.3 27

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 29

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 29

Rochester, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 29

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 32

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 32

Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 32

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

3.5 32

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 36

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

3.6 36

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA Metropolitan NECTA

3.6 36

Pittsburgh, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 39

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

3.7 39

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

3.8 41

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 41

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

3.8 41

Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 41

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 45

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 45

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 45

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

4.2 48

New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 48

Cleveland-Elyria, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 50

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 50

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: January 3, 2019