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Local Area Unemployment Statistics
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Unemployment Rates for Large Metropolitan Areas

Unemployment Rates for Large Metropolitan Areas, Not Seasonally Adjusted
[with a 2010 Census population of 1 million or more]
Metropolitan area August 2020(p)
rate
Rank

Salt Lake City, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 1

Austin-Round Rock, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 2

Oklahoma City, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 2

Birmingham-Hoover, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 4

Jacksonville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 6

Raleigh, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 7

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 8

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 8

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 10

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 11

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.8 12

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

6.8 12

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

6.9 14

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.0 15

Richmond, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.0 15

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.1 17

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

7.2 18

Kansas City, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.3 19

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.4 20

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

7.4 20

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

7.6 22

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

7.9 23

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

7.9 23

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.9 23

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.0 26

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT Metropolitan NECTA

8.0 26

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

8.1 28

Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.3 29

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

8.3 29

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

8.4 31

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

8.5 32

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.0 33

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

9.4 34

New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.7 35

Rochester, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.9 36

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.9 36

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

10.2 38

Cleveland-Elyria, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

10.4 39

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH Metropolitan NECTA

10.8 40

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

10.8 40

Pittsburgh, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

10.8 40

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

10.9 43

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

11.0 44

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

11.0 44

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

11.7 46

Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

11.8 47

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA Metropolitan NECTA

12.6 48

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

13.0 49

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

15.0 50

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area

15.5 51

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: September 30, 2020