Department of Numbers

Unemployment Rate by Metropolitan Area

The July 2014 unemployment rate and total unemployed for 369 metropolitan areas tracked by the BLS are shown below. Unemployment rates by state are also available. Visit the unemployment overview page to see all unemployment data. Click on a header to sort.

City, State July 2014
Unemployment Rate
1 Month
Unemployment
Rate Change
July 2014
Unemployed
1 Month
Unemployed Change
Anniston, AL 7.7% 0.1% 3,720 26
Auburn, AL 5.4% 0.0% 3,801 26
Birmingham, AL 6.0% 0.1% 31,538 341
Decatur, AL 7.2% 0.3% 5,053 184
Dothan, AL 7.0% 0.2% 4,339 134
Florence, AL 7.5% 0.4% 5,158 240
Gadsden, AL 6.9% 0.0% 3,102 1
Huntsville, AL 6.0% 0.1% 12,697 169
Mobile, AL 7.8% 0.2% 14,162 268
Montgomery, AL 7.1% 0.1% 11,709 159
Tuscaloosa, AL 6.3% -0.2% 6,540 -76
Anchorage, AK 5.5% 0.0% 11,094 78
Fairbanks, AK 5.7% 0.1% 2,624 48
Flagstaff, AZ 7.2% 0.1% 5,085 10
Lake Havasu City, AZ 8.2% 0.0% 6,809 -58
Phoenix, AZ 6.0% 0.0% 123,676 -1,355
Prescott, AZ 6.5% -0.1% 5,911 -97
Tucson, AZ 6.2% -0.1% 28,131 -387
Yuma, AZ 25.3% -0.3% 22,026 -431
Fayetteville, AR 4.7% -0.1% 10,936 -327
Fort Smith, AR 6.4% 0.0% 7,952 -112
Hot Springs, AR 6.4% -0.1% 2,575 -48
Jonesboro, AR 5.6% -0.2% 3,336 -111
Little Rock, AR 5.6% -0.1% 18,747 -492
Pine Bluff, AR 8.4% -0.2% 3,351 -74
Bakersfield, CA 10.3% -0.3% 40,180 -1,304
Chico, CA 8.2% -0.2% 8,497 -181
El Centro, CA 23.0% -0.3% 18,659 -206
Fresno, CA 10.9% -0.3% 49,001 -1,493
Hanford, CA 11.8% -0.2% 6,949 -117
Los Angeles, CA 7.3% -0.2% 480,477 -11,695
Madera, CA 9.8% -0.2% 6,706 -168
Merced, CA 12.9% -0.2% 14,544 -264
Modesto, CA 11.1% -0.3% 26,168 -763
Napa, CA 5.0% -0.1% 3,934 -64
Oxnard, CA 6.4% -0.1% 27,500 -759
Redding, CA 9.0% 0.0% 7,115 -98
Riverside, CA 8.3% -0.2% 150,135 -4,093
Sacramento, CA 6.9% -0.2% 72,054 -1,502
Salinas, CA 8.9% -0.2% 19,517 -542
San Diego, CA 6.0% -0.2% 95,550 -2,519
San Francisco, CA 5.1% -0.1% 121,377 -2,342
San Jose, CA 5.4% -0.1% 51,868 -585
San Luis Obispo, CA 5.3% -0.1% 7,480 -80
Santa Barbara, CA 5.6% -0.1% 12,461 -307
Santa Cruz, CA 7.9% -0.1% 11,859 -214
Santa Rosa, CA 5.2% -0.1% 13,716 -164
Stockton, CA 10.9% -0.3% 32,144 -849
Vallejo, CA 6.8% -0.1% 14,630 -373
Visalia, CA 12.7% -0.3% 25,650 -731
Yuba City, CA 13.1% -0.3% 8,728 -167
Boulder, CO 4.0% -0.2% 7,491 -294
Colorado Springs, CO 6.5% -0.3% 20,385 -849
Denver, CO 5.1% -0.2% 75,127 -2,577
Fort Collins, CO 4.2% -0.2% 7,828 -300
Grand Junction, CO 6.3% -0.3% 4,820 -241
Greeley, CO 5.3% -0.2% 6,931 -222
Pueblo, CO 7.6% -0.4% 5,703 -270
Bridgeport, CT 6.0% -0.3% 29,093 -1,156
Danbury, CT 5.2% -0.2% 4,767 -221
Hartford, CT 6.5% -0.3% 38,452 -1,563
New Haven, CT 6.7% -0.3% 21,078 -838
Norwich, CT 6.8% -0.2% 9,699 -297
Waterbury, CT 8.7% -0.3% 8,720 -338
Dover, DE 6.5% 0.0% 5,036 40
Washington, DC 5.0% 0.0% 162,941 2,101
Cape Coral, FL 5.9% -0.1% 17,910 -201
Crestview, FL 4.6% -0.1% 4,718 -35
Deltona, FL 6.1% 0.0% 15,452 -196
Gainesville, FL 5.0% 0.0% 7,038 -71
Jacksonville, FL 5.9% -0.1% 42,937 -548
Lakeland, FL 6.9% -0.1% 19,244 -176
Miami, FL 6.0% -0.2% 182,175 -5,462
Naples, FL 5.6% -0.2% 9,000 -288
North Port, FL 5.9% 0.0% 18,939 -116
Ocala, FL 7.1% 0.0% 9,358 -37
Orlando, FL 5.8% 0.0% 69,246 -660
Palm Bay, FL 6.6% -0.1% 17,529 -249
Palm Coast, FL 8.7% -0.2% 3,117 -52
Panama City, FL 6.1% 0.0% 5,540 -2
Pensacola, FL 6.1% -0.1% 13,028 -280
Port St Lucie, FL 7.2% -0.2% 14,040 -392
Punta Gorda, FL 6.1% 0.0% 4,437 22
Sebastian, FL 7.4% -0.2% 4,631 -160
Tallahassee, FL 5.4% -0.1% 10,547 -170
Tampa, FL 6.2% -0.1% 84,921 -1,081
Albany, GA 8.4% 0.1% 6,017 103
Athens, GA 5.7% 0.2% 6,492 228
Atlanta, GA 7.4% 0.2% 202,407 4,182
Augusta, GA 7.2% 0.2% 18,921 621
Brunswick, GA 8.6% 0.2% 4,178 65
Columbus, GA 8.3% 0.2% 10,823 313
Dalton, GA 9.4% 0.4% 5,450 289
Gainesville, GA 6.3% 0.3% 5,857 287
Hinesville, GA 8.4% 0.1% 2,756 35
Macon, GA 7.9% 0.2% 8,733 231
Rome, GA 8.1% 0.4% 3,841 217
Savannah, GA 7.0% 0.1% 12,845 199
Valdosta, GA 7.7% 0.2% 5,090 132
Warner Robins, GA 7.0% 0.2% 4,811 140
Honolulu, HI 4.1% 0.0% 18,893 -117
Boise City, ID 4.5% -0.1% 14,229 -360
Coeur dAlene, ID 5.3% 0.0% 3,842 -50
Idaho Falls, ID 4.1% 0.0% 2,601 -15
Lewiston, ID 4.6% -0.1% 1,308 -39
Pocatello, ID 4.7% -0.1% 2,050 -7
Bloomington, IL 6.1% -0.3% 5,397 -218
Champaign, IL 6.5% -0.3% 7,558 -213
Chicago, IL 6.6% -0.4% 319,022 -20,300
Danville, IL 9.3% -0.3% 3,283 -80
Davenport, IL 6.5% 0.1% 13,184 345
Decatur, IL 9.2% -0.4% 4,733 -232
Kankakee, IL 8.9% -0.3% 4,906 -180
Peoria, IL 7.5% -0.2% 14,557 -415
Rockford, IL 9.3% -0.2% 15,175 -385
Springfield, IL 6.2% -0.2% 7,054 -178
Anderson, IN 6.9% 0.0% 4,179 23
Bloomington, IN 5.6% 0.0% 5,364 -42
Columbus, IN 4.3% 0.0% 1,810 19
Elkhart, IN 5.5% -0.1% 5,300 -73
Evansville, IN 5.3% -0.1% 9,669 -208
Fort Wayne, IN 5.6% 0.2% 11,794 446
Indianapolis, IN 5.3% -0.1% 50,340 -403
Kokomo, IN 6.3% -0.1% 2,772 -18
Lafayette, IN 5.2% -0.1% 5,195 -95
Michigan City, IN 7.5% 0.0% 3,621 -33
Muncie, IN 6.9% 0.0% 3,760 36
South Bend, IN 6.6% -0.1% 9,999 -176
Terre Haute, IN 7.6% -0.1% 5,872 -110
Ames, IA 3.1% 0.0% 1,582 1
Cedar Rapids, IA 4.6% 0.1% 6,802 102
Des Moines, IA 4.2% 0.1% 13,802 -29
Dubuque, IA 4.2% 0.0% 2,327 -14
Iowa City, IA 3.2% 0.0% 3,117 3
Sioux City, IA 4.5% 0.0% 3,559 -13
Waterloo, IA 4.4% 0.0% 4,228 -7
Lawrence, KS 4.3% 0.0% 2,697 -7
Topeka, KS 5.1% -0.1% 6,196 -62
Wichita, KS 5.6% 0.0% 16,993 146
Bowling Green, KY 6.4% -0.1% 4,276 -102
Elizabethtown, KY 6.8% -0.3% 3,837 -166
Lexington, KY 6.3% -0.2% 15,265 -459
Louisville, KY 6.8% -0.2% 43,368 -1,367
Owensboro, KY 6.3% -0.2% 3,657 -167
Alexandria, LA 5.6% 0.4% 3,703 232
Baton Rouge, LA 4.9% 0.2% 19,691 1,233
Houma, LA 3.7% 0.3% 4,017 324
Lafayette, LA 4.1% 0.3% 5,959 406
Lake Charles, LA 4.7% 0.3% 4,668 315
Monroe, LA 5.6% 0.3% 4,621 263
New Orleans, LA 5.1% 0.2% 28,768 1,434
Shreveport, LA 5.7% 0.3% 10,179 547
Bangor, ME 5.3% -0.1% 3,839 -99
Lewiston, ME 5.0% -0.2% 2,943 -105
Portland, ME 4.2% -0.2% 9,007 -249
Baltimore, MD 6.2% 0.2% 91,504 2,744
Cumberland, MD 6.8% 0.1% 3,383 71
Hagerstown, MD 6.6% 0.1% 8,187 117
Salisbury, MD 7.8% 0.2% 4,858 142
Barnstable Town, MA 6.0% 0.0% 8,054 15
Boston, MA 5.0% 0.0% 128,869 647
Leominster, MA 7.3% 0.0% 5,198 15
New Bedford, MA 8.5% 0.0% 7,443 16
Pittsfield, MA 6.0% 0.0% 2,276 3
Springfield, MA 6.6% 0.0% 22,618 71
Worcester, MA 6.0% 0.0% 17,662 23
Ann Arbor, MI 5.0% -0.1% 9,281 -195
Battle Creek, MI 6.2% -0.1% 4,061 -90
Bay City, MI 7.5% -0.2% 3,938 -73
Detroit, MI 8.7% 0.3% 174,632 4,875
Flint, MI 7.9% -0.2% 14,689 -466
Grand Rapids, MI 5.3% -0.1% 22,301 -230
Holland, MI 5.3% 0.0% 7,270 35
Jackson, MI 7.1% -0.3% 5,053 -147
Kalamazoo, MI 6.2% -0.1% 10,061 -240
Lansing, MI 6.2% 0.0% 14,835 -27
Monroe, MI 6.6% -0.2% 4,764 -159
Muskegon, MI 7.0% 0.0% 5,899 -36
Niles, MI 7.0% -0.2% 5,090 -171
Saginaw, MI 7.5% -0.2% 6,918 -132
Duluth, MN 5.6% -0.2% 8,116 -313
Minneapolis, MN 4.2% -0.1% 78,572 -2,760
Rochester, MN 3.8% -0.2% 4,043 -155
St Cloud, MN 4.4% -0.2% 4,807 -229
Gulfport, MS 7.3% 0.0% 8,055 -51
Hattiesburg, MS 6.6% -0.1% 4,250 -84
Jackson, MS 6.2% -0.1% 15,861 -198
Pascagoula, MS 8.2% 0.1% 5,703 56
Columbia, MO 4.4% -0.1% 4,342 -124
Jefferson City, MO 5.4% -0.2% 4,124 -127
Joplin, MO 5.4% -0.1% 4,623 -126
Kansas City, MO 6.2% -0.1% 64,114 -1,151
St Joseph, MO 5.2% -0.2% 3,724 -114
St Louis, MO 6.8% -0.2% 96,565 -2,784
Springfield, MO 5.3% -0.1% 11,690 -343
Billings, MT 3.4% -0.1% 3,115 -23
Great Falls, MT 4.0% 0.0% 1,645 -8
Missoula, MT 4.3% 0.0% 2,629 -6
Lincoln, NE 3.1% 0.0% 5,504 -26
Omaha, NE 3.9% -0.1% 18,266 -204
Carson City, NV 8.0% -0.1% 2,106 -51
Las Vegas, NV 7.7% -0.2% 76,225 -1,856
Reno, NV 7.1% -0.2% 15,995 -367
Manchester, NH 4.2% -0.1% 4,602 -23
Portsmouth, NH 3.8% 0.0% 1,739 -16
Rochester, NH 4.1% -0.1% 3,481 -35
Atlantic City, NJ 10.1% -0.4% 12,879 -464
Ocean City, NJ 9.8% -0.3% 5,573 -232
Trenton, NJ 5.2% -0.2% 10,904 -258
Vineland, NJ 9.9% -0.3% 6,578 -153
Albuquerque, NM 6.8% 0.0% 26,372 -336
Farmington, NM 6.4% -0.1% 3,479 -43
Las Cruces, NM 7.1% -0.1% 6,644 -76
Santa Fe, NM 5.2% 0.0% 3,816 -56
Albany, NY 5.2% 0.0% 22,694 -140
Binghamton, NY 6.6% 0.0% 7,403 -43
Buffalo, NY 6.1% -0.1% 34,636 -14
Elmira, NY 6.4% -0.1% 2,432 -45
Glens Falls, NY 6.2% 0.0% 3,997 -28
Ithaca, NY 4.1% 0.0% 2,322 -16
Kingston, NY 6.1% -0.1% 5,204 -57
New York, NY 6.6% -0.1% 632,320 -12,895
Poughkeepsie, NY 5.5% 0.0% 17,370 -152
Rochester, NY 5.9% 0.0% 30,164 -303
Syracuse, NY 6.2% -0.1% 19,203 -204
Utica, NY 6.4% 0.0% 8,456 -13
Asheville, NC 5.0% 0.1% 10,717 138
Burlington, NC 6.3% 0.1% 4,513 58
Charlotte, NC 6.3% 0.0% 58,696 226
Durham, NC 5.0% 0.0% 13,610 26
Fayetteville, NC 7.5% 0.0% 12,065 -82
Goldsboro, NC 6.3% -0.1% 3,439 -31
Greensboro, NC 6.6% -0.1% 24,301 -60
Greenville, NC 6.5% 0.0% 6,312 14
Hickory, NC 6.9% 0.0% 11,321 -47
Jacksonville, NC 6.5% 0.1% 4,377 24
Raleigh, NC 5.1% 0.0% 31,627 -184
Rocky Mount, NC 9.3% -0.1% 6,047 -29
Wilmington, NC 6.5% 0.0% 11,987 -90
Winston, NC 5.9% 0.0% 14,117 -6
Bismarck, ND 2.6% 0.0% 1,640 9
Fargo, ND 2.8% 0.0% 3,487 62
Grand Forks, ND 3.5% 0.0% 1,891 2
Akron, OH 5.2% 0.0% 19,182 4
Canton, OH 5.5% 0.1% 10,755 113
Cincinnati, OH 5.2% 0.0% 56,831 -55
Cleveland, OH 6.9% 0.1% 72,656 1,290
Columbus, OH 4.5% 0.1% 43,801 -11
Dayton, OH 5.5% 0.0% 21,731 -40
Lima, OH 5.5% 0.1% 2,617 20
Mansfield, OH 6.0% 0.1% 3,331 56
Sandusky, OH 5.6% 0.1% 2,270 59
Springfield, OH 5.2% 0.2% 3,553 109
Steubenville, OH 7.6% -0.1% 4,019 -86
Toledo, OH 5.7% -0.1% 18,098 -249
Youngstown, OH 6.2% 0.0% 16,081 -118
Lawton, OK 5.5% 0.0% 2,555 -36
Oklahoma City, OK 4.4% -0.1% 26,346 -611
Tulsa, OK 4.7% -0.1% 21,112 -245
Bend, OR 8.1% 0.0% 6,240 -20
Corvallis, OR 5.3% 0.0% 2,293 36
Eugene, OR 6.8% 0.1% 11,678 45
Medford, OR 8.5% 0.0% 8,131 33
Portland, OR 6.1% 0.0% 72,661 124
Salem, OR 7.1% 0.1% 13,434 292
Allentown, PA 5.9% 0.0% 25,139 -184
Altoona, PA 5.1% -0.1% 3,241 -61
Erie, PA 5.8% -0.1% 8,047 -148
Harrisburg, PA 4.8% -0.1% 13,771 -158
Johnstown, PA 6.5% -0.1% 4,293 -52
Lancaster, PA 4.6% 0.1% 12,086 118
Lebanon, PA 4.6% 0.0% 3,408 10
Philadelphia, PA 6.0% -0.1% 178,357 -2,431
Pittsburgh, PA 5.3% 0.0% 65,357 -904
Reading, PA 5.5% 0.0% 11,007 -82
Scranton, PA 6.8% -0.1% 18,639 -354
State College, PA 4.1% 0.0% 3,110 19
Williamsport, PA 5.6% -0.1% 3,528 -63
York, PA 5.3% 0.1% 11,960 224
Providence, RI 7.6% -0.2% 52,649 -1,269
Anderson, SC 5.1% 0.3% 4,505 309
Charleston, SC 4.8% 0.2% 16,054 773
Columbia, SC 5.2% 0.3% 19,219 957
Florence, SC 6.5% 0.3% 6,051 413
Greenville, SC 4.8% 0.3% 15,189 905
Myrtle Beach, SC 6.4% 0.3% 8,338 428
Spartanburg, SC 5.3% 0.3% 7,340 416
Sumter, SC 6.4% 0.3% 2,806 118
Rapid City, SD 3.6% -0.1% 2,422 -101
Sioux Falls, SD 3.1% -0.2% 4,270 -182
Chattanooga, TN 6.7% 0.4% 17,073 939
Clarksville, TN 7.9% 0.3% 9,027 334
Cleveland, TN 6.5% 0.4% 3,716 226
Jackson, TN 7.1% 0.3% 3,966 224
Johnson City, TN 6.8% 0.5% 6,405 453
Kingsport, TN 6.7% 0.3% 9,576 410
Knoxville, TN 5.9% 0.4% 21,265 1,319
Memphis, TN 8.1% 0.3% 47,805 1,716
Morristown, TN 7.7% 0.5% 4,613 267
Nashville, TN 5.6% 0.5% 47,482 3,463
Abilene, TX 4.0% 0.0% 3,328 -7
Amarillo, TX 3.6% 0.0% 4,802 14
Austin, TX 4.1% 0.0% 42,383 -38
Beaumont, TX 7.6% -0.1% 13,845 -172
Brownsville, TX 8.4% 0.0% 13,759 -67
College Station, TX 4.0% 0.1% 4,858 132
Corpus Christi, TX 4.8% -0.1% 10,676 -85
Dallas, TX 5.0% 0.0% 173,579 -608
El Paso, TX 7.1% 0.0% 23,003 184
Houston, TX 5.0% 0.0% 157,440 -64
Killeen, TX 5.8% 0.0% 10,001 -79
Laredo, TX 5.6% 0.1% 5,658 87
Longview, TX 4.4% -0.1% 5,097 -146
Lubbock, TX 3.8% 0.0% 5,764 13
McAllen, TX 9.0% -0.1% 28,646 -254
Midland, TX 2.5% 0.0% 2,471 13
Odessa, TX 3.1% 0.0% 2,681 -14
San Angelo, TX 3.9% 0.0% 2,230 -6
San Antonio, TX 4.6% -0.1% 48,882 -585
Sherman, TX 5.0% 0.0% 2,909 2
Texarkana, TX 6.1% 0.0% 3,729 -63
Tyler, TX 5.2% -0.1% 5,331 -107
Victoria, TX 4.1% 0.0% 2,608 4
Waco, TX 5.0% 0.0% 5,791 61
Wichita Falls, TX 4.9% 0.1% 3,442 49
Logan, UT 2.8% 0.0% 1,964 6
Ogden, UT 3.7% 0.0% 10,071 -95
Provo, UT 3.4% 0.0% 8,643 -47
St George, UT 3.9% 0.0% 2,455 -24
Salt Lake City, UT 3.4% 0.0% 21,944 -179
Burlington, VT 3.0% 0.1% 3,528 117
Blacksburg, VA 5.6% 0.0% 4,727 -10
Charlottesville, VA 4.4% 0.0% 4,946 -6
Danville, VA 7.4% 0.0% 3,714 -22
Harrisonburg, VA 5.0% 0.0% 3,416 -9
Lynchburg, VA 6.0% 0.0% 7,235 15
Richmond, VA 5.5% 0.0% 38,214 -228
Roanoke, VA 5.4% 0.0% 8,564 -47
Virginia Beach, VA 5.7% 0.0% 47,855 -517
Winchester, VA 4.8% -0.1% 3,399 -37
Bellingham, WA 5.4% -0.3% 5,580 -319
Bremerton, WA 5.3% -0.2% 6,122 -241
Kennewick, WA 6.6% -0.3% 8,482 -450
Longview, WA 7.5% -0.3% 3,098 -134
Mount Vernon, WA 6.4% -0.3% 3,544 -135
Olympia, WA 5.5% -0.2% 6,903 -276
Seattle, WA 5.0% -0.2% 96,888 -2,638
Spokane, WA 6.0% -0.3% 13,399 -598
Wenatchee, WA 5.7% -0.2% 3,427 -111
Yakima, WA 7.5% -0.3% 9,139 -371
Charleston, WV 5.7% -0.1% 7,812 -38
Huntington, WV 6.1% -0.1% 7,751 -51
Morgantown, WV 4.2% 0.1% 2,886 28
Parkersburg, WV 5.4% 0.1% 4,074 77
Wheeling, WV 6.2% -0.1% 4,269 -84
Appleton, WI 5.1% 0.0% 6,333 11
Eau Claire, WI 5.1% 0.0% 4,636 41
Fond du Lac, WI 5.4% 0.0% 3,024 -27
Green Bay, WI 5.2% 0.0% 8,973 -19
Janesville, WI 6.7% -0.1% 5,440 -75
La Crosse, WI 4.6% 0.0% 3,547 -51
Madison, WI 4.0% 0.0% 14,117 -156
Milwaukee, WI 6.2% 0.0% 49,633 351
Oshkosh, WI 5.2% 0.0% 4,985 -13
Racine, WI 7.3% 0.1% 7,157 92
Sheboygan, WI 4.8% -0.1% 3,014 -13
Wausau, WI 5.5% 0.0% 3,931 7
Casper, WY 4.0% 0.2% 1,840 98
Cheyenne, WY 4.8% 0.3% 2,241 115