Unemployment Rates for the 50 Largest Cities

(Based on Census 2000 Population)


Unemployment Rates for the 50 Largest Cities
Annual Average Rankings
Year: 2013
RankCityRate
1 Honolulu County/city, HI 4.3
2 Omaha city, NE 4.4
3 Austin city, TX 4.9
3 Minneapolis city, MN 4.9
3 Seattle city, WA 4.9
6 Oklahoma City city, OK 5.1
7 Tulsa city, OK 5.3
7 Virginia Beach city, VA 5.3
9 San Francisco County/city, CA 5.7
10 San Antonio city, TX 5.9
11 Columbus city, OH 6.2
12 Fort Worth city, TX 6.3
12 Houston city, TX 6.3
14 Nashville-Davidson (consolidated) city, TN 6.5
15 Albuquerque city, NM 6.6
15 Mesa city, AZ 6.6
17 Boston city, MA 6.8
17 Dallas city, TX 6.8
17 Portland city, OR 6.8
20 Denver County/city, CO 7.0
20 Phoenix city, AZ 7.0
22 Charlotte city, NC 7.1
23 Jacksonville city, FL 7.2
24 New Orleans city, LA 7.3
25 Kansas City city, MO 7.4
26 San Diego city, CA 7.5
26 Tucson city, AZ 7.5
28 San Jose city, CA 7.6
29 Indianapolis (consolidated) city, IN 7.7
30 Colorado Springs city, CO 7.9
31 El Paso city, TX 8.1
31 Louisville-Jefferson County (consolidated) city, KY 8.1
33 Washington city, DC 8.3
34 New York city, NY 8.7
35 St. Louis city, MO 9.1
36 Miami city, FL 9.3
37 Baltimore city, MD 9.6
38 Cleveland city, OH 9.8
39 Milwaukee city, WI 10.0
39 Philadelphia County/city, PA 10.0
41 Atlanta city, GA 10.1
42 Las Vegas city, NV 10.3
42 Sacramento city, CA 10.3
44 Chicago city, IL 10.5
45 Memphis city, TN 10.8
46 Long Beach city, CA 10.9
46 Los Angeles city, CA 10.9
48 Oakland city, CA 11.3
49 Fresno city, CA 12.1
50 Detroit city, MI 16.9

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

 

Last Modified Date: April 18, 2014