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Local Area Unemployment Statistics
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Unemployment Rates for the 50 Largest Cities, Annual Averages
[based on 2010 Census population]
City 2013
rate
Rank

Omaha city, NE

4.1 1

Honolulu County/city, HI

4.4 2

Oklahoma City city, OK

4.5 3

Austin city, TX

4.6 4

Minneapolis city, MN

4.6 4

Seattle city, WA

4.6 4

Tulsa city, OK

5.0 7

Virginia Beach city, VA

5.4 8

San Francisco County/city, CA

5.5 9

Raleigh city, NC

5.7 10

San Antonio city, TX

5.7 10

Houston city, TX

5.9 12

Nashville-Davidson (consolidated) city, TN

5.9 12

Fort Worth city, TX

6.0 14

Boston city, MA

6.1 15

Albuquerque city, NM

6.4 16

Dallas city, TX

6.4 16

Wichita city, KS

6.4 16

Columbus city, OH

6.5 19

Portland city, OR

6.5 19

Charlotte city, NC

6.6 21

Denver County/city, CO

6.6 21

Mesa city, AZ

6.7 23

Phoenix city, AZ

6.9 24

San Jose city, CA

7.2 25

Tucson city, AZ

7.2 25

El Paso city, TX

7.3 27

Jacksonville city, FL

7.3 27

Kansas City city, MO

7.3 27

Miami city, FL

7.4 30

Louisville-Jefferson County (consolidated) city, KY

7.5 31

San Diego city, CA

7.5 31

Colorado Springs city, CO

7.7 33

Indianapolis (consolidated) city, IN

8.5 34

Washington city, DC

8.5 34

Cleveland city, OH

8.8 36

New York city, NY

8.8 36

Atlanta city, GA

8.9 38

Oakland city, CA

8.9 38

Sacramento city, CA

9.4 40

Baltimore city, MD

9.7 41

Memphis city, TN

9.8 42

Chicago city, IL

10.0 43

Las Vegas city, NV

10.0 43

Milwaukee city, WI

10.1 45

Los Angeles city, CA

10.3 46

Philadelphia County/city, PA

10.3 46

Long Beach city, CA

10.6 48

Fresno city, CA

14.3 49

Detroit city, MI

18.9 50

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

 

Last Modified Date: February 28, 2019