Department of Numbers

Unemployment Rate by Metropolitan Area

The July 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 July 2017
Unemployment Rate
1 Month
Unemployment
Rate Change
July 2017
Unemployed
1 Month
Unemployed Change
Anniston, AL 5.2% -0.2% 2,391 -78
Auburn, AL 4.0% -0.1% 2,944 -123
Birmingham, AL 4.2% -0.1% 22,329 -807
Daphne, AL 4.1% -0.2% 3,746 -138
Decatur, AL 4.2% -0.3% 2,929 -202
Dothan, AL 4.5% -0.2% 2,831 -102
Florence, AL 4.8% -0.2% 3,187 -157
Gadsden, AL 4.7% -0.1% 2,061 -86
Huntsville, AL 3.9% -0.2% 8,458 -407
Mobile, AL 5.4% -0.2% 9,888 -308
Montgomery, AL 4.5% 0.1% 7,785 175
Tuscaloosa, AL 4.7% 0.1% 5,319 76
Anchorage, AK 6.4% 0.2% 13,314 415
Fairbanks, AK 6.3% 0.3% 2,923 116
Flagstaff, AZ 5.4% -0.2% 4,043 -151
Lake Havasu City, AZ 6.0% -0.1% 4,934 -79
Phoenix, AZ 4.2% -0.2% 97,696 -2,891
Prescott, AZ 4.5% -0.2% 4,593 -164
Sierra Vista, AZ 5.5% 0.0% 2,718 -47
Tucson, AZ 4.6% -0.1% 21,828 -784
Yuma, AZ 18.9% 0.8% 18,450 947
Fayetteville, AR 2.5% 0.0% 6,957 5
Fort Smith, AR 4.0% -0.1% 4,882 -70
Hot Springs, AR 3.8% 0.0% 1,560 -13
Jonesboro, AR 3.0% 0.0% 1,927 7
Little Rock, AR 3.0% 0.0% 10,658 16
Pine Bluff, AR 4.5% -0.2% 1,639 -39
Bakersfield, CA 9.5% 0.3% 36,637 1,387
Chico, CA 6.0% 0.3% 6,183 302
El Centro, CA 21.6% -0.8% 16,035 -862
Fresno, CA 8.8% 0.2% 39,402 1,243
Hanford, CA 9.3% 0.3% 5,218 154
Los Angeles, CA 4.3% 0.1% 290,205 5,845
Madera, CA 8.3% 0.2% 5,089 124
Merced, CA 9.9% 0.3% 11,314 364
Modesto, CA 7.7% 0.2% 19,068 601
Napa, CA 3.9% 0.1% 2,867 91
Oxnard, CA 4.5% 0.0% 19,544 342
Redding, CA 6.1% 0.2% 4,610 156
Riverside, CA 5.3% 0.1% 106,169 2,011
Sacramento, CA 4.8% 0.2% 51,109 1,507
Salinas, CA 7.1% 0.1% 15,605 295
San Diego, CA 4.2% 0.1% 65,298 1,371
San Francisco, CA 3.5% 0.1% 89,827 4,077
San Jose, CA 3.5% 0.1% 37,150 1,557
San Luis Obispo, CA 3.7% 0.2% 5,229 280
Santa Cruz, CA 6.4% 0.2% 9,156 233
Santa Maria, CA 4.6% 0.1% 9,851 181
Santa Rosa, CA 3.5% 0.0% 9,125 146
Stockton, CA 7.4% 0.2% 23,656 839
Vallejo, CA 5.0% 0.1% 10,288 280
Visalia, CA 10.7% 0.3% 22,152 651
Yuba City, CA 8.4% 0.4% 6,205 342
Boulder, CO 2.1% 0.1% 3,898 126
Colorado Springs, CO 2.9% 0.1% 9,698 257
Denver, CO 2.4% 0.1% 38,011 1,290
Fort Collins, CO 2.0% 0.0% 4,044 150
Grand Junction, CO 3.5% 0.2% 2,492 98
Greeley, CO 2.3% 0.1% 3,525 156
Pueblo, CO 3.8% 0.2% 2,864 196
Bridgeport, CT 4.7% -0.3% 22,318 -1,552
Danbury, CT 3.9% -0.3% 4,313 -301
Hartford, CT 4.8% -0.1% 30,101 -1,055
New Haven, CT 4.8% -0.2% 15,788 -837
Norwich, CT 4.6% -0.2% 6,684 -320
Waterbury, CT 5.8% -0.3% 6,575 -292
Dover, DE 5.6% 0.3% 4,392 257
Salisbury, MD 5.4% 0.0% 10,262 158
Washington, DC 3.7% 0.1% 126,191 3,304
Cape Coral, FL 3.8% -0.2% 12,628 -560
Crestview, FL 3.4% 0.0% 4,222 -39
Deltona, FL 4.2% -0.2% 12,573 -464
Gainesville, FL 3.5% -0.1% 5,059 -176
Homosassa Springs, FL 5.6% -0.2% 2,675 -62
Jacksonville, FL 3.9% -0.1% 29,276 -827
Lakeland, FL 4.4% -0.3% 12,989 -901
Miami, FL 4.2% -0.1% 131,255 -5,072
Naples, FL 3.9% -0.2% 6,590 -325
North Port, FL 3.7% -0.1% 13,430 -428
Ocala, FL 4.7% -0.1% 6,426 -148
Orlando, FL 3.7% -0.1% 47,924 -1,290
Palm Bay, FL 4.1% -0.2% 11,115 -412
Panama City, FL 4.3% -0.1% 4,076 -83
Pensacola, FL 3.9% -0.2% 8,506 -471
Port St Lucie, FL 4.2% -0.4% 8,882 -758
Punta Gorda, FL 4.4% -0.2% 3,147 -137
Sebastian, FL 4.4% -0.5% 2,815 -297
Sebring, FL 5.3% -0.4% 1,957 -156
Tallahassee, FL 3.7% -0.2% 7,234 -333
Tampa, FL 3.8% -0.1% 58,039 -1,731
The Villages, FL 5.8% 0.0% 1,735 -25
Albany, GA 5.5% -0.2% 3,700 -146
Athens, GA 4.5% -0.1% 4,516 -102
Atlanta, GA 4.5% -0.1% 136,132 -1,921
Augusta, GA 4.6% -0.2% 12,409 -253
Brunswick, GA 4.6% -0.1% 2,425 -41
Columbus, GA 5.5% -0.2% 6,853 -194
Dalton, GA 5.2% -0.2% 3,266 -141
Gainesville, GA 3.8% -0.1% 3,752 -152
Hinesville, GA 4.9% -0.2% 1,643 -40
Macon, GA 5.0% -0.1% 5,274 -47
Rome, GA 5.4% 0.2% 2,389 101
Savannah, GA 4.4% -0.1% 8,091 -210
Valdosta, GA 4.5% -0.1% 2,911 -61
Warner Robins, GA 4.8% -0.1% 4,014 -138
Kahului, HI 2.7% -0.4% 2,369 -313
Urban Honolulu, HI 2.3% -0.3% 10,872 -1,389
Boise City, ID 2.9% 0.0% 10,052 155
Coeur dAlene, ID 3.8% 0.0% 2,812 29
Idaho Falls, ID 2.6% 0.1% 1,749 84
Lewiston, ID 3.1% 0.0% 977 14
Pocatello, ID 2.9% 0.1% 1,176 4
Bloomington, IL 4.2% 0.0% 4,047 -10
Carbondale, IL 4.8% -0.2% 2,896 -96
Champaign, IL 4.3% -0.1% 5,109 -116
Chicago, IL 4.4% 0.0% 215,102 635
Danville, IL 6.7% 0.0% 2,286 7
Davenport, IA 4.6% -0.1% 8,566 -163
Decatur, IL 5.7% 0.0% 2,777 -35
Kankakee, IL 5.5% -0.1% 2,999 -44
Peoria, IL 5.5% -0.1% 9,893 -271
Rockford, IL 5.8% -0.5% 9,527 -910
Springfield, IL 4.2% 0.0% 4,680 -64
Bloomington, IN 3.4% 0.4% 2,529 268
Columbus, IN 2.5% 0.3% 1,164 163
Elkhart, IN 2.4% 0.1% 2,727 158
Evansville, IN 3.3% 0.3% 5,297 490
Fort Wayne, IN 2.9% 0.2% 6,101 351
Indianapolis, IN 3.1% 0.3% 32,759 3,714
Kokomo, IN 3.7% -0.5% 1,449 -202
Lafayette, IN 2.9% 0.2% 3,232 226
Michigan City, IN 4.4% 0.4% 2,048 154
Muncie, IN 3.8% 0.3% 2,101 219
South Bend, IN 3.3% 0.1% 5,269 285
Terre Haute, IN 3.9% 0.5% 2,991 348
Ames, IA 1.9% 0.0% 1,097 -15
Cedar Rapids, IA 3.4% 0.0% 4,892 -9
Des Moines, IA 3.0% 0.0% 10,405 24
Dubuque, IA 3.0% 0.0% 1,640 30
Iowa City, IA 2.5% 0.0% 2,424 -76
Sioux City, IA 3.3% 0.1% 3,000 41
Waterloo, IA 3.7% 0.1% 3,224 14
Lawrence, KS 3.1% 0.0% 2,047 -27
Manhattan, KS 3.0% 0.1% 1,485 2
Topeka, KS 3.9% 0.0% 4,709 -34
Wichita, KS 4.3% 0.0% 13,397 174
Bowling Green, KY 4.9% 0.3% 4,052 262
Elizabethtown, KY 5.4% 0.3% 3,711 255
Lexington, KY 4.2% 0.2% 11,441 475
Louisville, KY 4.6% 0.3% 30,960 2,643
Owensboro, KY 5.3% 0.4% 2,924 220
Alexandria, LA 5.7% -0.1% 3,662 -80
Baton Rouge, LA 4.5% -0.1% 18,849 -90
Hammond, LA 5.9% 0.0% 3,176 -35
Houma, LA 5.5% -0.1% 4,794 -150
Lafayette, LA 5.6% -0.1% 11,753 -306
Lake Charles, LA 4.0% -0.1% 4,370 -77
Monroe, LA 5.0% -0.1% 4,018 -126
New Orleans, LA 4.9% -0.1% 28,915 -636
Shreveport, LA 5.5% -0.2% 10,231 -435
Bangor, ME 3.8% -0.1% 2,704 -67
Lewiston, ME 3.4% -0.1% 1,970 -40
Portland, ME 2.8% -0.1% 5,799 -197
Baltimore, MD 4.1% 0.0% 61,922 286
California, MD 3.9% 0.0% 2,189 36
Cumberland, MD 5.4% 0.0% 2,370 -33
Hagerstown, MD 4.0% 0.1% 5,344 209
Barnstable Town, MA 4.6% -0.1% 5,795 -60
Boston, MA 3.8% 0.0% 103,107 -343
Leominster, MA 4.8% 0.0% 3,734 2
New Bedford, MA 6.2% 0.0% 5,441 40
Pittsfield, MA 4.9% -0.2% 2,110 -100
Springfield, MA 5.1% 0.0% 19,190 129
Worcester, MA 4.4% 0.0% 15,528 -144
Ann Arbor, MI 3.1% 0.5% 5,939 841
Battle Creek, MI 4.2% 0.2% 2,693 120
Bay City, MI 4.9% 0.3% 2,519 144
Detroit, MI 3.3% -0.5% 68,322 -11,297
Flint, MI 4.6% 0.1% 8,384 164
Grand Rapids, MI 3.1% 0.4% 17,960 2,697
Jackson, MI 4.1% 0.3% 3,014 189
Kalamazoo, MI 3.8% 0.3% 6,479 539
Lansing, MI 3.9% 0.3% 9,564 783
Midland, MI 4.0% 0.2% 1,642 91
Monroe, MI 4.6% 0.5% 3,567 444
Muskegon, MI 4.7% 0.4% 3,606 334
Niles, MI 4.3% 0.4% 3,127 252
Saginaw, MI 4.6% 0.2% 4,089 224
Duluth, MN 4.5% -0.2% 6,536 -161
Mankato, MN 2.9% -0.2% 1,734 -121
Minneapolis, MN 3.3% 0.0% 65,572 -867
Rochester, MN 3.0% -0.1% 3,625 -133
St Cloud, MN 3.5% -0.2% 3,931 -168
Gulfport, MS 5.6% 0.2% 9,326 442
Hattiesburg, MS 4.9% 0.2% 3,344 89
Jackson, MS 4.6% 0.1% 12,653 349
Cape Girardeau, MO 3.7% -0.3% 1,719 -122
Columbia, MO 2.4% -0.2% 2,348 -140
Jefferson City, MO 3.1% -0.1% 2,309 -109
Joplin, MO 3.2% -0.3% 2,711 -225
Kansas City, MO 3.7% -0.1% 42,039 -291
St Joseph, MO 3.4% -0.2% 2,190 -123
St Louis, MO 3.6% -0.3% 53,237 -2,925
Springfield, MO 3.0% -0.2% 6,945 -420
Billings, MT 3.3% 0.0% 2,909 -13
Great Falls, MT 3.6% -0.1% 1,359 -25
Missoula, MT 3.5% 0.0% 2,136 10
Grand Island, NE 2.9% -0.1% 1,267 -36
Lincoln, NE 2.5% -0.1% 4,385 -185
Omaha, NE 2.9% -0.1% 14,179 16
Carson City, NV 5.0% 0.2% 1,239 59
Las Vegas, NV 5.1% 0.1% 54,361 1,835
Reno, NV 4.2% 0.2% 9,756 465
Dover, NH 2.3% -0.2% 1,981 -116
Manchester, NH 2.5% -0.2% 2,967 -185
Portsmouth, NH 2.4% -0.1% 1,812 -84
Atlantic City, NJ 6.6% 0.0% 8,207 28
Ocean City, NJ 8.5% 0.0% 3,988 -2
Trenton, NJ 3.7% 0.1% 7,419 106
Vineland, NJ 6.4% 0.0% 4,295 26
Albuquerque, NM 5.8% 0.2% 24,683 852
Farmington, NM 7.1% 0.0% 3,685 -28
Las Cruces, NM 7.0% 0.3% 6,709 238
Santa Fe, NM 5.3% 0.2% 3,901 164
Albany, NY 4.3% 0.0% 19,102 128
Binghamton, NY 5.4% -0.1% 5,880 -19
Buffalo, NY 5.3% 0.1% 28,694 272
Elmira, NY 5.4% -0.1% 1,905 -44
Glens Falls, NY 5.0% 0.1% 2,994 63
Ithaca, NY 4.3% 0.0% 2,205 28
Kingston, NY 4.4% -0.1% 3,867 -52
New York, NY 4.3% 0.0% 439,107 9,871
Rochester, NY 4.9% 0.1% 25,208 202
Syracuse, NY 5.0% 0.1% 15,216 93
Utica, NY 5.1% 0.0% 6,660 97
Watertown, NY 6.3% 0.0% 2,841 -9
Asheville, NC 3.4% 0.1% 7,684 146
Burlington, NC 3.8% -0.1% 3,057 -15
Charlotte, NC 3.8% -0.1% 50,191 -500
Durham, NC 3.6% -0.1% 10,675 -76
Fayetteville, NC 5.1% -0.1% 7,510 -104
Goldsboro, NC 4.5% -0.2% 2,372 -95
Greensboro, NC 4.3% 0.0% 15,723 -138
Greenville, NC 4.4% -0.1% 3,878 -37
Hickory, NC 3.8% -0.1% 6,494 -101
Jacksonville, NC 4.9% 0.1% 3,097 34
New Bern, NC 4.3% 0.0% 2,253 3
Raleigh, NC 3.6% 0.0% 24,884 9
Rocky Mount, NC 6.0% -0.1% 3,941 -56
Wilmington, NC 3.9% 0.0% 5,644 -24
Winston, NC 3.9% -0.1% 12,575 -126
Bismarck, ND 2.2% -0.1% 1,562 -33
Fargo, ND 2.1% -0.1% 2,996 -63
Grand Forks, ND 2.7% 0.1% 1,519 26
Akron, OH 5.2% 0.1% 18,649 329
Canton, OH 5.4% 0.0% 10,688 67
Cincinnati, OH 4.5% 0.2% 50,482 2,097
Cleveland, OH 6.0% 0.1% 62,158 394
Columbus, OH 4.2% 0.1% 44,838 1,106
Dayton, OH 4.7% -0.1% 18,374 -77
Lima, OH 5.4% 0.3% 2,609 132
Mansfield, OH 5.8% 0.2% 3,104 124
Springfield, OH 5.3% 0.3% 3,346 163
Toledo, OH 5.8% -0.1% 18,166 93
Weirton, WV 6.7% 0.1% 3,399 17
Youngstown, OH 7.1% 0.7% 17,653 1,766
Lawton, OK 4.6% 0.1% 2,377 31
Oklahoma City, OK 4.0% 0.0% 26,633 -12
Tulsa, OK 4.7% 0.0% 22,165 -98
Albany, OR 4.8% 0.4% 2,796 235
Bend, OR 4.0% 0.2% 3,776 194
Corvallis, OR 3.3% 0.4% 1,611 209
Eugene, OR 4.6% 0.4% 8,465 701
Grants Pass, OR 5.5% 0.4% 1,985 162
Medford, OR 4.7% 0.3% 4,957 372
Portland, OR 4.0% 0.3% 52,467 3,793
Salem, OR 4.4% 0.3% 9,062 773
Allentown, PA 4.9% 0.0% 21,204 -60
Altoona, PA 5.1% 0.0% 3,055 -16
Bloomsburg, PA 4.7% -0.1% 2,025 -17
Chambersburg, PA 4.6% 0.0% 3,557 16
East Stroudsburg, PA 5.7% -0.2% 4,609 -210
Erie, PA 5.6% -0.1% 7,365 -114
Gettysburg, PA 3.6% -0.1% 2,010 -48
Harrisburg, PA 4.2% 0.0% 12,638 3
Johnstown, PA 6.1% -0.1% 3,680 -52
Lancaster, PA 3.9% 0.0% 11,109 177
Lebanon, PA 4.2% 0.1% 2,976 76
Philadelphia, PA 4.6% 0.0% 141,202 -2,400
Pittsburgh, PA 4.9% -0.2% 58,914 -2,440
Reading, PA 4.5% -0.1% 9,780 9
Scranton, PA 5.4% -0.2% 14,937 -451
State College, PA 3.6% 0.0% 2,779 -49
Williamsport, PA 5.6% 0.0% 3,220 -23
York, PA 4.5% 0.0% 10,616 140
Providence, RI 4.5% 0.0% 30,716 -229
Charleston, SC 3.3% 0.1% 12,538 471
Columbia, SC 3.7% 0.1% 15,064 488
Florence, SC 4.5% 0.3% 4,338 234
Greenville, SC 3.8% 0.4% 16,011 1,488
Hilton Head Island, SC 3.7% 0.1% 3,185 119
Myrtle Beach, SC 5.1% 0.3% 9,742 502
Spartanburg, SC 4.3% 0.7% 6,741 1,101
Sumter, SC 5.0% 0.2% 2,195 68
Rapid City, SD 3.4% 0.2% 2,497 139
Sioux Falls, SD 2.7% 0.1% 4,034 232
Chattanooga, TN 4.1% 0.2% 10,903 589
Clarksville, TN 4.9% 0.2% 5,440 213
Cleveland, TN 3.7% 0.0% 2,176 30
Jackson, TN 4.0% 0.1% 2,512 68
Johnson City, TN 4.3% 0.3% 3,815 229
Kingsport, TN 4.1% 0.1% 5,684 172
Knoxville, TN 3.6% 0.1% 14,944 648
Memphis, TN 4.5% 0.2% 28,588 1,503
Morristown, TN 4.2% 0.2% 2,152 143
Nashville, TN 2.9% 0.1% 29,155 908
Abilene, TX 3.6% -0.3% 2,674 -215
Amarillo, TX 2.8% -0.2% 3,700 -332
Austin, TX 3.0% -0.2% 33,416 -2,745
Beaumont, TX 6.6% -0.5% 11,280 -917
Brownsville, TX 6.9% -0.5% 11,412 -878
College Station, TX 3.1% -0.2% 3,964 -229
Corpus Christi, TX 5.3% -0.4% 11,006 -985
Dallas, TX 3.5% -0.3% 131,111 -11,145
El Paso, TX 4.3% -0.4% 15,469 -1,347
Houston, TX 4.6% -0.4% 152,951 -14,096
Killeen, TX 3.9% -0.3% 6,855 -544
Laredo, TX 4.0% -0.3% 4,543 -385
Longview, TX 4.7% -0.6% 4,511 -581
Lubbock, TX 3.1% -0.2% 4,893 -341
McAllen, TX 7.3% -0.6% 24,799 -2,081
Midland, TX 2.9% -0.3% 2,546 -197
Odessa, TX 3.9% -0.3% 2,852 -276
San Angelo, TX 3.5% -0.3% 1,893 -179
San Antonio, TX 3.3% -0.3% 38,390 -3,150
Sherman, TX 3.2% -0.4% 1,974 -223
Texarkana, TX 4.4% -0.3% 2,841 -228
Tyler, TX 3.8% -0.3% 4,020 -379
Victoria, TX 4.3% -0.4% 2,014 -174
Waco, TX 3.9% -0.3% 4,800 -337
Wichita Falls, TX 3.6% -0.3% 2,290 -162
Logan, UT 2.8% -0.1% 1,970 -76
Ogden, UT 3.5% 0.0% 11,463 -215
Provo, UT 3.0% -0.1% 9,108 -102
St George, UT 3.7% -0.1% 2,621 -76
Salt Lake City, UT 3.3% -0.1% 22,034 -738
Burlington, VT 2.2% -0.1% 2,757 -60
Blacksburg, VA 3.9% -0.2% 3,647 -115
Charlottesville, VA 3.3% 0.0% 3,906 -45
Harrisonburg, VA 3.5% -0.1% 2,323 -79
Lynchburg, VA 4.4% 0.0% 5,444 6
Richmond, VA 3.8% 0.0% 26,097 71
Roanoke, VA 3.8% 0.0% 6,090 -10
Staunton, VA 3.6% 0.0% 2,181 -11
Virginia Beach, VA 4.2% 0.0% 35,442 1
Winchester, VA 3.4% 0.0% 2,377 -12
Bellingham, WA 4.8% -0.1% 5,359 -6
Bremerton, WA 4.7% -0.1% 5,665 -6
Kennewick, WA 5.4% -0.1% 7,392 -71
Longview, WA 5.8% 0.0% 2,631 4
Mount Vernon, WA 5.3% 0.0% 3,174 -5
Olympia, WA 4.8% 0.1% 6,471 85
Seattle, WA 3.8% 0.0% 78,508 1,092
Spokane, WA 5.3% -0.1% 13,905 -49
Walla Walla, WA 4.7% -0.1% 1,475 -14
Wenatchee, WA 5.0% 0.0% 3,236 -74
Yakima, WA 6.2% -0.3% 8,003 -321
Beckley, WV 5.8% 0.4% 2,548 148
Charleston, WV 5.1% 0.4% 4,929 406
Huntington, WV 5.7% 0.1% 8,373 210
Morgantown, WV 3.8% 0.2% 2,528 112
Parkersburg, WV 5.3% 0.3% 2,063 106
Wheeling, WV 5.5% 0.0% 3,574 46
Appleton, WI 2.8% 0.1% 3,825 169
Eau Claire, WI 3.2% 0.2% 2,952 203
Fond du Lac, WI 2.8% 0.1% 1,602 23
Green Bay, WI 3.1% 0.3% 5,366 422
Janesville, WI 3.5% -0.1% 3,080 -45
La Crosse, WI 3.0% 0.0% 2,381 24
Madison, WI 2.5% 0.1% 9,655 187
Milwaukee, WI 3.5% 0.1% 28,886 831
Oshkosh, WI 3.0% 0.1% 2,785 80
Racine, WI 3.9% 0.1% 3,935 118
Sheboygan, WI 2.8% 0.1% 1,736 57
Wausau, WI 2.9% 0.1% 2,191 104
Casper, WY 5.2% -0.1% 2,035 -10
Cheyenne, WY 3.7% 0.1% 1,780 4