Unemployment Rates for the 50 Largest Cities, Annual Averages
[based on 2010 Census population]
City 2016
rate
Rank

Honolulu County/city, HI

2.8 1

Austin city, TX

3.1 2

Denver County/city, CO

3.1 2

Omaha city, NE

3.2 4

San Francisco County/city, CA

3.3 5

Minneapolis city, MN

3.4 6

Boston city, MA

3.5 7

Colorado Springs city, CO

3.6 8

Nashville-Davidson (consolidated) city, TN

3.6 8

Seattle city, WA

3.6 8

San Antonio city, TX

3.7 11

Dallas city, TX

4.0 12

Oklahoma City city, OK

4.0 12

San Jose city, CA

4.0 12

Virginia Beach city, VA

4.0 12

Portland city, OR

4.1 16

Columbus city, OH

4.2 17

Fort Worth city, TX

4.2 17

Indianapolis (consolidated) city, IN

4.5 19

Louisville-Jefferson County (consolidated) city, KY

4.5 19

Tulsa city, OK

4.5 19

Mesa city, AZ

4.6 22

Raleigh city, NC

4.6 22

San Diego city, CA

4.6 22

El Paso city, TX

4.7 25

Phoenix city, AZ

4.7 25

Wichita city, KS

4.8 27

Charlotte city, NC

4.9 28

Kansas City city, MO

4.9 28

Oakland city, CA

4.9 28

Houston city, TX

5.0 31

Jacksonville city, FL

5.0 31

Miami city, FL

5.2 33

New York city, NY

5.2 33

Tucson city, AZ

5.2 33

Los Angeles city, CA

5.3 36

Long Beach city, CA

5.4 37

Sacramento city, CA

5.5 38

Milwaukee city, WI

5.6 39

Albuquerque city, NM

5.8 40

Atlanta city, GA

5.8 40

Memphis city, TN

5.8 40

Las Vegas city, NV

6.1 43

Washington city, DC

6.1 43

Chicago city, IL

6.4 45

Baltimore city, MD

6.6 46

Philadelphia County/city, PA

6.8 47

Cleveland city, OH

7.1 48

Fresno city, CA

7.7 49

Detroit city, MI

10.7 50

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

 

Last Modified Date: April 20, 2018