Unemployment Rates for the 50 Largest Cities

(Based on 2010 Census Population)


Unemployment Rates for the 50 Largest Cities
Annual Average Rankings
Year: 2012
RankCityRate
1Oklahoma City city, OK4.4
1Omaha city, NE4.4
3Austin city, TX5.1
3Tulsa city, OK5.1
5Minneapolis city, MN5.3
6Honolulu County/city, HI5.4
7Seattle city, WA5.7
7Virginia Beach city, VA5.7
9Boston city, MA6.1
10Nashville-Davidson (consolidated) city, TN6.2
10San Antonio city, TX6.2
12Fort Worth city, TX6.4
12Houston city, TX6.4
14Columbus city, OH6.5
15Albuquerque city, NM6.6
16Raleigh city, NC6.7
17San Francisco County/city, CA6.8
18Dallas city, TX7.0
19Kansas City city, MO7.3
20Mesa city, AZ7.4
20Portland city, OR7.4
22Charlotte city, NC7.5
22Wichita city, KS7.5
24Denver County/city, CO7.8
24Phoenix city, AZ7.8
26El Paso city, TX8.0
26Louisville-Jefferson County (consolidated) city, KY8.0
28Tucson city, AZ8.1
29Miami city, FL8.3
30Jacksonville city, FL8.6
31Cleveland city, OH8.7
31Colorado Springs city, CO8.7
31San Diego city, CA8.7
34San Jose city, CA8.8
35Washington city, DC9.0
36Indianapolis (consolidated) city, IN9.2
37New York city, NY9.4
38Memphis city, TN9.7
39Atlanta city, GA9.9
40Chicago city, IL10.0
41Baltimore city, MD10.3
41Milwaukee city, WI10.3
43Oakland city, CA10.7
44Philadelphia County/city, PA10.9
45Sacramento city, CA11.1
46Los Angeles city, CA11.5
47Las Vegas city, NV11.7
48Long Beach city, CA11.9
49Fresno city, CA16.4
50Detroit city, MI19.2

NOTE: Rates shown are a percentage of the labor force. Data refer to place of residence.

 

Last Modified Date: April 21, 2015