Department of Numbers

Unemployment Rate by Metropolitan Area

The April 2017 unemployment rate and total unemployed for 387 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 April 2017
Unemployment Rate
1 Month
Unemployment
Rate Change
April 2017
Unemployed
1 Month
Unemployed Change
Anniston, AL 5.8% -0.4% 2,656 -190
Auburn, AL 4.5% -0.4% 3,390 -315
Birmingham, AL 4.8% -0.3% 26,146 -1,263
Daphne, AL 4.6% -0.2% 4,244 -163
Decatur, AL 4.9% -0.2% 3,455 -96
Dothan, AL 5.0% -0.4% 3,133 -245
Florence, AL 5.7% -0.2% 3,859 -77
Gadsden, AL 5.1% -0.4% 2,299 -165
Huntsville, AL 4.5% -0.3% 9,924 -548
Mobile, AL 6.2% -0.3% 11,406 -616
Montgomery, AL 5.0% -0.2% 8,593 -469
Tuscaloosa, AL 5.0% -0.4% 5,668 -498
Anchorage, AK 6.2% 0.1% 12,786 347
Fairbanks, AK 5.8% 0.2% 2,724 116
Flagstaff, AZ 5.5% -0.2% 4,204 -126
Lake Havasu City, AZ 5.8% 0.0% 4,760 41
Phoenix, AZ 4.2% -0.1% 97,259 -2,159
Prescott, AZ 4.5% 0.0% 4,598 -29
Sierra Vista, AZ 5.4% -0.1% 2,772 -56
Tucson, AZ 4.6% -0.1% 21,772 -505
Yuma, AZ 16.9% -0.3% 16,512 -258
Fayetteville, AR 2.5% -0.1% 6,876 -102
Fort Smith, AR 4.0% 0.0% 4,854 -18
Hot Springs, AR 3.8% -0.1% 1,547 -38
Jonesboro, AR 2.9% -0.1% 1,860 -19
Little Rock, AR 3.1% -0.2% 10,888 -585
Pine Bluff, AR 4.8% -0.3% 1,727 -92
Bakersfield, CA 9.4% -0.4% 36,229 -1,607
Chico, CA 5.8% 0.0% 5,953 -23
El Centro, CA 20.6% -2.3% 15,255 -2,127
Fresno, CA 8.7% -0.2% 38,652 -1,140
Hanford, CA 9.2% -0.3% 5,233 -164
Los Angeles, CA 4.4% 0.0% 291,931 648
Madera, CA 8.2% -0.2% 5,006 -174
Merced, CA 9.7% -0.2% 11,046 -369
Modesto, CA 7.6% -0.1% 18,612 -371
Napa, CA 3.7% -0.1% 2,740 -15
Oxnard, CA 4.6% -0.1% 19,812 -253
Redding, CA 5.9% 0.2% 4,446 149
Riverside, CA 5.2% -0.2% 104,738 -2,850
Sacramento, CA 4.7% -0.1% 50,532 -345
Salinas, CA 7.2% -0.1% 16,021 -303
San Diego, CA 4.1% -0.1% 64,453 -1,099
San Francisco, CA 3.3% -0.1% 84,585 -1,113
San Jose, CA 3.4% 0.0% 35,589 -252
San Luis Obispo, CA 3.6% -0.1% 5,023 -146
Santa Cruz, CA 6.4% -0.1% 9,231 -108
Santa Maria, CA 4.6% -0.2% 9,997 -423
Santa Rosa, CA 3.5% 0.1% 8,910 123
Stockton, CA 7.2% -0.2% 23,031 -618
Vallejo, CA 4.9% -0.1% 10,165 -136
Visalia, CA 10.3% -0.3% 21,246 -674
Yuba City, CA 8.3% -0.2% 6,128 -165
Boulder, CO 1.9% 0.0% 3,457 -13
Colorado Springs, CO 2.5% -0.2% 8,481 -374
Denver, CO 2.1% 0.0% 32,829 -780
Fort Collins, CO 1.8% -0.1% 3,578 -13
Grand Junction, CO 3.1% -0.3% 2,246 -193
Greeley, CO 2.0% -0.1% 3,077 -132
Pueblo, CO 3.3% -0.2% 2,412 -137
Bridgeport, CT 4.8% 0.0% 22,534 -77
Danbury, CT 4.1% 0.1% 4,496 102
Hartford, CT 4.9% 0.0% 30,603 243
New Haven, CT 4.8% -0.1% 15,772 -114
Norwich, CT 4.7% -0.1% 6,768 -184
Waterbury, CT 6.1% 0.0% 6,902 37
Dover, DE 4.9% 0.1% 3,788 57
Salisbury, MD 5.6% -0.1% 10,644 -67
Washington, DC 3.7% 0.0% 125,488 1,891
Cape Coral, FL 4.2% -0.2% 13,958 -636
Crestview, FL 3.6% -0.1% 4,533 -61
Deltona, FL 4.7% -0.2% 13,885 -539
Gainesville, FL 3.9% -0.2% 5,668 -203
Homosassa Springs, FL 6.1% -0.2% 2,931 -104
Jacksonville, FL 4.2% -0.2% 31,510 -1,477
Lakeland, FL 5.1% -0.2% 14,915 -619
Miami, FL 4.7% -0.1% 147,197 -4,339
Naples, FL 4.5% -0.2% 7,571 -302
North Port, FL 4.0% -0.2% 14,595 -810
Ocala, FL 5.1% -0.2% 6,993 -311
Orlando, FL 3.9% -0.2% 50,896 -2,503
Palm Bay, FL 4.5% -0.2% 12,198 -556
Panama City, FL 4.5% -0.1% 4,329 -94
Pensacola, FL 4.3% -0.1% 9,525 -306
Port St Lucie, FL 5.0% -0.2% 10,487 -422
Punta Gorda, FL 4.8% -0.2% 3,399 -159
Sebastian, FL 5.7% -0.2% 3,622 -157
Sebring, FL 6.0% -0.2% 2,205 -97
Tallahassee, FL 4.3% -0.1% 8,253 -283
Tampa, FL 4.1% -0.2% 62,715 -2,915
The Villages, FL 6.1% -0.3% 1,853 -96
Albany, GA 6.1% 0.1% 4,116 88
Athens, GA 5.0% 0.1% 4,909 96
Atlanta, GA 4.8% 0.0% 144,875 1,646
Augusta, GA 5.1% -0.1% 13,778 -62
Brunswick, GA 5.0% -0.1% 2,637 -44
Columbus, GA 6.1% 0.0% 7,539 -89
Dalton, GA 5.8% -0.1% 3,617 -78
Gainesville, GA 4.2% 0.1% 4,117 79
Hinesville, GA 5.6% 0.0% 1,854 11
Macon, GA 5.5% 0.0% 5,801 98
Rome, GA 5.6% 0.1% 2,472 23
Savannah, GA 4.7% 0.0% 8,701 23
Valdosta, GA 4.9% 0.1% 3,171 64
Warner Robins, GA 5.3% 0.0% 4,492 72
Kahului, HI 3.1% 0.1% 2,719 124
Urban Honolulu, HI 2.5% -0.1% 12,124 -294
Boise City, ID 2.9% -0.3% 9,868 -1,191
Coeur dAlene, ID 3.9% -0.3% 2,856 -243
Idaho Falls, ID 2.4% -0.3% 1,608 -228
Lewiston, ID 3.3% -0.3% 1,020 -110
Pocatello, ID 2.9% -0.3% 1,207 -133
Bloomington, IL 4.3% 0.0% 4,183 -2
Carbondale, IL 5.1% 0.1% 3,039 79
Champaign, IL 4.6% 0.0% 5,456 -104
Chicago, IL 4.3% 0.0% 209,918 -2,166
Danville, IL 6.6% 0.2% 2,306 91
Davenport, IA 4.6% 0.1% 8,679 54
Decatur, IL 5.6% -0.1% 2,793 -68
Kankakee, IL 5.5% 0.1% 3,018 65
Peoria, IL 5.7% -0.1% 10,520 -159
Rockford, IL 7.6% -0.4% 12,799 -635
Springfield, IL 4.5% 0.2% 5,068 135
Bloomington, IN 3.5% -0.6% 2,684 -475
Columbus, IN 2.3% -0.3% 1,033 -158
Elkhart, IN 2.3% -0.5% 2,519 -603
Evansville, IN 3.2% -0.4% 5,104 -623
Fort Wayne, IN 2.9% -0.5% 6,228 -1,016
Indianapolis, IN 2.8% -0.6% 29,653 -5,817
Kokomo, IN 3.3% -0.7% 1,253 -291
Lafayette, IN 2.8% -0.7% 3,134 -782
Michigan City, IN 4.1% -0.6% 1,951 -257
Muncie, IN 4.0% -0.5% 2,166 -304
South Bend, IN 3.3% -0.5% 5,194 -837
Terre Haute, IN 3.9% -0.5% 2,975 -432
Ames, IA 2.1% 0.0% 1,185 -16
Cedar Rapids, IA 3.3% 0.2% 4,692 200
Des Moines, IA 2.9% 0.0% 10,159 169
Dubuque, IA 2.9% 0.0% 1,594 -12
Iowa City, IA 2.5% 0.0% 2,498 14
Sioux City, IA 3.1% -0.1% 2,795 -112
Waterloo, IA 3.6% 0.0% 3,173 -49
Lawrence, KS 3.3% 0.2% 2,157 98
Manhattan, KS 3.1% 0.2% 1,522 85
Topeka, KS 3.8% 0.3% 4,645 378
Wichita, KS 4.2% 0.0% 12,957 49
Bowling Green, KY 4.2% 0.1% 3,516 145
Elizabethtown, KY 5.0% 0.3% 3,386 209
Lexington, KY 3.9% 0.1% 10,696 528
Louisville, KY 4.2% 0.1% 28,024 466
Owensboro, KY 4.8% 0.2% 2,670 96
Alexandria, LA 6.7% 0.5% 4,393 296
Baton Rouge, LA 5.3% 0.4% 22,184 1,364
Hammond, LA 6.7% 0.4% 3,665 204
Houma, LA 6.7% 0.2% 5,961 173
Lafayette, LA 6.8% 0.3% 14,458 542
Lake Charles, LA 4.6% 0.2% 5,051 261
Monroe, LA 6.2% 0.4% 5,061 295
New Orleans, LA 5.5% 0.4% 32,822 2,175
Shreveport, LA 6.4% 0.4% 12,150 713
Bangor, ME 3.1% 0.3% 2,198 197
Lewiston, ME 2.8% 0.2% 1,597 132
Portland, ME 2.5% 0.2% 5,163 318
Baltimore, MD 4.5% 0.1% 67,293 783
California, MD 3.9% -0.1% 2,145 -58
Cumberland, MD 5.9% 0.1% 2,622 25
Hagerstown, MD 3.9% 0.0% 5,203 33
Barnstable Town, MA 4.5% 0.5% 5,683 599
Boston, MA 3.6% 0.2% 99,311 7,062
Leominster, MA 4.8% 0.4% 3,734 344
New Bedford, MA 5.7% 0.5% 4,973 494
Pittsfield, MA 4.8% 0.4% 2,101 187
Springfield, MA 4.8% 0.3% 17,961 1,245
Worcester, MA 4.3% 0.2% 15,248 910
Ann Arbor, MI 2.8% -0.4% 5,407 -707
Battle Creek, MI 4.1% -0.3% 2,661 -183
Bay City, MI 4.7% -0.3% 2,406 -175
Detroit, MI 5.3% -0.3% 110,857 -6,782
Flint, MI 4.8% -0.5% 8,835 -804
Grand Rapids, MI 2.7% -0.2% 15,760 -1,046
Jackson, MI 4.0% -0.3% 2,965 -259
Kalamazoo, MI 3.7% -0.2% 6,207 -416
Lansing, MI 3.4% -0.3% 8,327 -836
Midland, MI 4.0% -0.3% 1,638 -113
Monroe, MI 4.1% -0.5% 3,126 -400
Muskegon, MI 4.4% -0.3% 3,430 -197
Niles, MI 4.2% -0.3% 3,081 -248
Saginaw, MI 4.6% -0.4% 4,106 -304
Duluth, MN 4.9% -0.1% 6,983 -139
Mankato, MN 2.9% -0.1% 1,760 -61
Minneapolis, MN 3.4% 0.0% 66,061 -419
Rochester, MN 3.0% 0.0% 3,558 -53
St Cloud, MN 3.7% -0.1% 4,132 -32
Gulfport, MS 5.0% -0.1% 8,288 -193
Hattiesburg, MS 4.4% 0.0% 3,010 -16
Jackson, MS 4.4% 0.2% 11,980 431
Cape Girardeau, MO 4.2% 0.2% 1,991 84
Columbia, MO 2.8% 0.1% 2,722 75
Jefferson City, MO 3.4% 0.2% 2,543 169
Joplin, MO 3.8% 0.2% 3,242 162
Kansas City, MO 3.9% -0.1% 44,636 -873
St Joseph, MO 3.9% 0.3% 2,509 160
St Louis, MO 4.1% 0.3% 60,049 3,861
Springfield, MO 3.5% 0.2% 8,082 363
Billings, MT 3.3% 0.1% 2,844 26
Great Falls, MT 3.5% 0.0% 1,324 9
Missoula, MT 3.3% 0.0% 2,050 0
Grand Island, NE 3.5% 0.2% 1,551 96
Lincoln, NE 2.6% 0.0% 4,640 62
Omaha, NE 3.0% 0.0% 14,156 -4
Carson City, NV 4.8% 0.0% 1,170 -13
Las Vegas, NV 4.9% 0.0% 51,492 20
Reno, NV 3.8% -0.2% 8,989 -273
Dover, NH 2.4% 0.0% 2,073 73
Manchester, NH 2.7% 0.0% 3,236 48
Portsmouth, NH 2.4% 0.1% 1,831 58
Atlantic City, NJ 6.4% -0.1% 7,877 -154
Ocean City, NJ 8.1% -0.1% 3,789 -53
Trenton, NJ 3.6% -0.1% 7,201 -214
Vineland, NJ 5.9% 0.0% 3,942 -13
Albuquerque, NM 6.1% -0.1% 26,300 -127
Farmington, NM 8.2% -0.4% 4,393 -210
Las Cruces, NM 7.3% 0.0% 7,037 -51
Santa Fe, NM 5.4% 0.0% 3,956 24
Albany, NY 4.0% 0.2% 18,080 1,139
Binghamton, NY 5.3% 0.3% 5,774 388
Buffalo, NY 5.0% 0.2% 27,433 1,084
Elmira, NY 5.5% 0.4% 1,948 144
Glens Falls, NY 4.7% 0.4% 2,845 253
Ithaca, NY 4.1% 0.2% 2,072 116
Kingston, NY 4.5% 0.3% 3,965 249
New York, NY 4.2% 0.2% 420,355 14,588
Rochester, NY 4.7% 0.2% 24,252 1,031
Syracuse, NY 4.8% 0.2% 14,866 792
Utica, NY 4.9% 0.3% 6,362 388
Watertown, NY 6.1% 0.3% 2,797 119
Asheville, NC 3.7% -0.1% 8,585 -164
Burlington, NC 4.4% -0.2% 3,527 -131
Charlotte, NC 4.4% -0.1% 57,938 -1,108
Durham, NC 4.2% -0.1% 12,378 -328
Fayetteville, NC 6.0% -0.1% 8,810 -219
Goldsboro, NC 5.3% -0.1% 2,845 -65
Greensboro, NC 5.0% 0.0% 18,382 -224
Greenville, NC 5.2% -0.1% 4,573 -144
Hickory, NC 4.4% 0.0% 7,506 -88
Jacksonville, NC 5.2% -0.1% 3,282 -93
New Bern, NC 4.8% -0.1% 2,528 -46
Raleigh, NC 4.1% -0.1% 28,341 -729
Rocky Mount, NC 7.0% 0.3% 4,618 107
Wilmington, NC 4.4% -0.1% 6,443 -91
Winston, NC 4.6% 0.0% 14,717 -220
Bismarck, ND 2.6% -0.2% 1,852 -109
Fargo, ND 2.4% -0.2% 3,412 -169
Grand Forks, ND 2.7% -0.1% 1,557 -65
Akron, OH 4.8% -0.2% 17,236 -838
Canton, OH 5.0% -0.3% 10,017 -468
Cincinnati, OH 4.0% -0.1% 44,360 -975
Cleveland, OH 6.2% -0.1% 63,762 -690
Columbus, OH 3.7% -0.2% 39,508 -2,202
Dayton, OH 4.3% -0.2% 16,770 -515
Lima, OH 4.9% -0.1% 2,348 -69
Mansfield, OH 5.2% -0.2% 2,778 -108
Springfield, OH 4.6% -0.1% 2,914 -47
Toledo, OH 5.1% 0.2% 15,715 495
Weirton, WV 6.7% 0.0% 3,413 38
Youngstown, OH 6.6% -0.7% 16,332 -1,906
Lawton, OK 4.4% 0.1% 2,341 73
Oklahoma City, OK 3.9% 0.1% 26,257 350
Tulsa, OK 4.5% 0.1% 21,524 616
Albany, OR 4.3% -0.2% 2,469 -116
Bend, OR 3.6% -0.1% 3,303 -120
Corvallis, OR 2.8% -0.1% 1,322 -40
Eugene, OR 3.9% -0.1% 7,150 -118
Grants Pass, OR 4.7% 0.2% 1,655 85
Medford, OR 4.2% 0.2% 4,295 166
Portland, OR 3.5% 0.0% 45,423 938
Salem, OR 3.8% 0.1% 7,668 276
Allentown, PA 5.0% 0.2% 21,606 877
Altoona, PA 5.0% 0.3% 3,036 221
Bloomsburg, PA 5.1% 0.2% 2,224 111
Chambersburg, PA 4.5% 0.2% 3,467 129
East Stroudsburg, PA 6.1% 0.2% 5,001 182
Erie, PA 6.0% 0.3% 7,983 367
Gettysburg, PA 3.8% 0.3% 2,106 138
Harrisburg, PA 4.3% 0.3% 12,696 849
Johnstown, PA 6.2% 0.1% 3,811 136
Lancaster, PA 3.8% 0.2% 10,734 708
Lebanon, PA 4.0% 0.1% 2,857 106
Philadelphia, PA 4.7% 0.2% 145,150 6,289
Pittsburgh, PA 5.3% 0.2% 64,120 1,974
Reading, PA 4.7% 0.3% 10,012 561
Scranton, PA 5.8% 0.1% 16,164 409
State College, PA 3.9% 0.2% 3,059 130
Williamsport, PA 6.0% 0.2% 3,442 101
York, PA 4.3% 0.1% 10,206 325
Providence, RI 4.5% 0.2% 31,067 1,838
Charleston, SC 3.6% -0.1% 13,764 -455
Columbia, SC 4.0% -0.1% 16,142 -649
Florence, SC 4.7% -0.1% 4,562 -114
Greenville, SC 3.8% -0.1% 15,974 -747
Hilton Head Island, SC 4.0% -0.1% 3,368 -149
Myrtle Beach, SC 4.9% -0.1% 9,537 -11
Spartanburg, SC 4.0% -0.2% 6,234 -337
Sumter, SC 5.3% 0.0% 2,360 5
Rapid City, SD 3.0% 0.1% 2,211 97
Sioux Falls, SD 2.4% 0.1% 3,579 108
Chattanooga, TN 4.3% -0.3% 11,425 -793
Clarksville, TN 5.2% -0.3% 5,878 -289
Cleveland, TN 4.3% -0.4% 2,529 -262
Jackson, TN 4.5% -0.4% 2,882 -252
Johnson City, TN 4.6% -0.5% 4,167 -404
Kingsport, TN 4.6% -0.3% 6,282 -401
Knoxville, TN 4.1% -0.4% 16,823 -1,882
Memphis, TN 4.8% -0.2% 30,134 -1,518
Morristown, TN 4.5% -0.2% 2,300 -92
Nashville, TN 3.3% -0.4% 33,242 -3,445
Abilene, TX 4.2% -0.1% 3,160 -54
Amarillo, TX 3.5% -0.1% 4,603 -222
Austin, TX 3.6% -0.1% 40,518 -1,569
Beaumont, TX 8.0% -0.1% 13,995 -263
Brownsville, TX 7.9% 0.0% 13,394 -42
College Station, TX 3.6% -0.2% 4,610 -320
Corpus Christi, TX 6.7% -0.1% 13,922 -256
Dallas, TX 4.2% -0.1% 159,769 -3,121
El Paso, TX 5.3% -0.1% 18,898 -496
Houston, TX 5.7% -0.2% 190,067 -5,180
Killeen, TX 4.8% -0.1% 8,529 -258
Laredo, TX 4.8% -0.2% 5,554 -215
Longview, TX 6.3% -0.3% 6,181 -285
Lubbock, TX 3.7% -0.2% 5,892 -376
McAllen, TX 8.5% -0.1% 29,191 -185
Midland, TX 3.8% -0.3% 3,304 -250
Odessa, TX 5.3% -0.4% 3,970 -331
San Angelo, TX 4.3% -0.3% 2,371 -152
San Antonio, TX 4.0% -0.2% 46,590 -1,613
Sherman, TX 4.2% 0.0% 2,591 -31
Texarkana, TX 4.9% -0.1% 3,208 -39
Tyler, TX 4.6% -0.2% 5,000 -142
Victoria, TX 5.5% -0.3% 2,601 -120
Waco, TX 4.3% -0.1% 5,376 -125
Wichita Falls, TX 4.4% -0.2% 2,788 -168
Logan, UT 2.8% 0.0% 1,955 46
Ogden, UT 3.3% 0.2% 10,784 546
Provo, UT 2.9% 0.1% 8,665 305
St George, UT 3.5% 0.3% 2,468 199
Salt Lake City, UT 3.2% 0.2% 21,119 1,619
Burlington, VT 2.5% 0.0% 3,207 13
Blacksburg, VA 4.3% -0.2% 3,954 -201
Charlottesville, VA 3.5% 0.2% 4,141 264
Harrisonburg, VA 3.8% 0.2% 2,533 200
Lynchburg, VA 4.3% 0.2% 5,291 241
Richmond, VA 4.0% 0.2% 27,184 1,404
Roanoke, VA 3.8% 0.2% 6,093 272
Staunton, VA 3.6% 0.3% 2,131 170
Virginia Beach, VA 4.3% 0.2% 36,210 1,767
Winchester, VA 3.5% 0.2% 2,462 152
Bellingham, WA 5.0% -0.2% 5,451 -142
Bremerton, WA 5.0% -0.1% 5,953 -50
Kennewick, WA 5.9% -0.3% 8,000 -448
Longview, WA 6.1% -0.3% 2,763 -123
Mount Vernon, WA 5.7% 0.0% 3,350 13
Olympia, WA 5.0% -0.1% 6,654 -61
Seattle, WA 3.7% 0.2% 76,632 4,272
Spokane, WA 5.8% -0.2% 14,994 -586
Walla Walla, WA 5.0% -0.3% 1,551 -82
Wenatchee, WA 5.1% -0.4% 3,380 -231
Yakima, WA 7.1% -0.4% 9,032 -542
Beckley, WV 5.5% 0.0% 2,469 29
Charleston, WV 4.9% 0.1% 4,698 110
Huntington, WV 5.7% 0.1% 8,347 103
Morgantown, WV 3.8% -0.1% 2,534 -27
Parkersburg, WV 5.5% 0.1% 2,128 43
Wheeling, WV 5.7% -0.4% 3,699 -217
Appleton, WI 2.6% -0.1% 3,532 -119
Eau Claire, WI 2.6% -0.2% 2,393 -167
Fond du Lac, WI 2.6% 0.0% 1,490 1
Green Bay, WI 2.7% -0.1% 4,565 -232
Janesville, WI 3.8% -0.3% 3,246 -315
La Crosse, WI 3.0% -0.2% 2,353 -162
Madison, WI 2.4% -0.1% 9,253 -638
Milwaukee, WI 3.3% -0.2% 27,358 -1,185
Oshkosh, WI 2.7% -0.2% 2,585 -117
Racine, WI 3.6% -0.2% 3,621 -170
Sheboygan, WI 2.6% 0.0% 1,645 13
Wausau, WI 2.6% -0.1% 1,938 -113
Casper, WY 5.5% -0.4% 2,200 -160
Cheyenne, WY 3.6% -0.1% 1,797 -57