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

Salt Lake City, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 1

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 2

Austin-Round Rock, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH Metropolitan NECTA

3.5 3

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 5

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

3.8 6

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 7

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

3.9 7

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 9

Oklahoma City, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 10

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 11

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 11

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

4.2 11

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

4.2 11

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

4.3 15

Richmond, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 15

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 17

Kansas City, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 18

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 18

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 18

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 21

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

4.6 21

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

4.6 21

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 24

Raleigh, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 24

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

4.7 24

Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 27

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

4.8 27

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

4.8 27

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 30

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 31

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

5.1 32

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 32

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

5.1 32

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

5.1 32

Jacksonville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 36

Rochester, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 36

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 38

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

5.3 38

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT Metropolitan NECTA

5.4 40

New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 40

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA Metropolitan NECTA

5.4 40

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 43

Pittsburgh, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 44

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 45

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

5.8 45

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

6.0 47

Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 47

Birmingham-Hoover, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 49

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 49

Cleveland-Elyria, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 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: March 17, 2017