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Local Area Unemployment Statistics
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Over-the-Year Change in Unemployment Rates for Large Metropolitan Areas, Not Seasonally Adjusted
[with a 2010 Census population of 1 million or more]
Metropolitan area June 2019
rate
June 2020(p)
rate
Over-the-year
Change Rank

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 6.4 2.2 1

Salt Lake City, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.9 6.2 3.3 2

Raleigh, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 7.2 3.5 3

Oklahoma City, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 7.0 3.7 4

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 8.0 4.1 5

Birmingham-Hoover, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 7.5 4.5 6

Kansas City, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 7.8 4.5 6

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

3.8 8.4 4.6 8

Jacksonville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 8.0 4.6 8

Austin-Round Rock, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.8 7.5 4.7 10

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 9.0 4.9 11

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 8.4 4.9 11

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 8.6 5.0 13

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

3.3 8.4 5.1 14

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 8.5 5.2 15

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 9.7 5.3 16

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT Metropolitan NECTA

3.9 9.7 5.8 17

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

3.4 9.2 5.8 17

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

4.0 9.9 5.9 19

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 10.0 5.9 19

Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 9.9 6.1 21

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

3.1 9.2 6.1 21

Richmond, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 9.2 6.1 21

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

3.4 9.7 6.3 24

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 9.7 6.3 24

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

3.2 9.6 6.4 26

Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 11.9 7.1 27

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

3.0 10.2 7.2 28

Rochester, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 11.3 7.4 29

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 10.6 7.5 30

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

3.8 11.4 7.6 31

New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 12.9 7.7 32

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

2.7 10.8 8.1 33

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.8 11.0 8.2 34

Pittsburgh, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 12.6 8.2 34

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

3.0 11.3 8.3 36

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

3.7 12.8 9.1 37

Cleveland-Elyria, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 14.0 9.5 38

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 13.7 9.6 39

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.8 12.6 9.8 40

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

4.1 14.0 9.9 41

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA Metropolitan NECTA

3.4 13.5 10.1 42

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 14.3 10.1 42

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 13.9 10.6 44

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

4.1 15.6 11.5 45

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 16.5 13.3 46

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 17.8 13.4 47

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

3.5 17.0 13.5 48

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 18.0 13.6 49

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH Metropolitan NECTA

2.9 16.9 14.0 50

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

4.1 18.1 14.0 50

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: July 29, 2020