Department of Numbers

Unemployment Rate by Metropolitan Area

The November 2016 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 November 2016
Unemployment Rate
1 Month
Unemployment
Rate Change
November 2016
Unemployed
1 Month
Unemployed Change
Anniston, AL 6.6% 0.1% 3,049 -7
Auburn, AL 5.0% -0.1% 3,748 -98
Birmingham, AL 5.6% -0.2% 30,622 -690
Daphne, AL 5.4% -0.2% 4,931 -149
Decatur, AL 5.9% -0.2% 4,163 -93
Dothan, AL 6.0% -0.1% 3,785 -66
Florence, AL 6.6% 0.0% 4,448 39
Gadsden, AL 6.0% -0.3% 2,650 -151
Huntsville, AL 5.4% 0.0% 11,621 12
Mobile, AL 7.2% 0.1% 13,389 158
Montgomery, AL 5.6% -0.1% 9,660 -216
Tuscaloosa, AL 5.9% -0.1% 6,821 -108
Anchorage, AK 6.1% -0.1% 12,187 -221
Fairbanks, AK 5.9% -0.2% 2,686 -89
Flagstaff, AZ 5.7% -0.3% 4,289 -185
Lake Havasu City, AZ 6.1% -0.3% 4,910 -197
Phoenix, AZ 4.4% -0.1% 97,859 -2,342
Prescott, AZ 4.5% -0.2% 4,688 -148
Sierra Vista, AZ 5.9% -0.2% 2,929 -113
Tucson, AZ 4.6% -0.2% 22,094 -788
Yuma, AZ 18.4% 0.0% 17,112 -296
Fayetteville, AR 2.9% 0.0% 7,582 65
Fort Smith, AR 4.6% -0.1% 5,541 -154
Hot Springs, AR 4.2% 0.0% 1,728 -8
Jonesboro, AR 3.5% 0.0% 2,183 -37
Little Rock, AR 3.6% 0.0% 12,760 -59
Pine Bluff, AR 5.3% -0.2% 1,888 -111
Bakersfield, CA 10.0% -0.3% 39,810 -1,324
Chico, CA 6.4% -0.4% 6,601 -493
El Centro, CA 21.4% -1.7% 16,890 -1,872
Fresno, CA 9.3% -0.4% 42,219 -1,383
Hanford, CA 9.7% -0.3% 5,630 -182
Los Angeles, CA 4.7% -0.2% 315,181 -13,642
Madera, CA 8.9% -0.4% 5,498 -300
Merced, CA 9.8% -0.6% 11,395 -776
Modesto, CA 8.2% -0.5% 20,370 -1,232
Napa, CA 3.9% -0.3% 3,007 -217
Oxnard, CA 5.1% -0.2% 21,830 -1,350
Redding, CA 6.8% -0.5% 5,129 -344
Riverside, CA 5.7% -0.3% 113,783 -6,549
Sacramento, CA 5.1% -0.2% 54,920 -2,935
Salinas, CA 7.0% -0.3% 15,529 -780
San Diego, CA 4.5% -0.2% 71,108 -3,861
San Francisco, CA 3.7% -0.2% 95,352 -5,801
San Jose, CA 3.7% -0.2% 39,755 -2,533
San Luis Obispo, CA 4.0% -0.3% 5,824 -390
Santa Cruz, CA 6.4% -0.4% 9,530 -484
Santa Maria, CA 4.7% -0.2% 10,462 -452
Santa Rosa, CA 3.8% -0.2% 10,019 -584
Stockton, CA 7.8% -0.4% 25,097 -1,182
Vallejo, CA 5.3% -0.3% 11,263 -521
Visalia, CA 11.1% -0.2% 22,756 -693
Yuba City, CA 9.2% -0.4% 6,768 -343
Boulder, CO 2.4% -0.4% 4,430 -610
Colorado Springs, CO 3.5% -0.4% 11,306 -1,376
Denver, CO 2.9% -0.3% 45,070 -5,518
Fort Collins, CO 2.5% -0.4% 4,765 -717
Grand Junction, CO 4.8% -0.4% 3,466 -314
Greeley, CO 3.0% -0.4% 4,548 -598
Pueblo, CO 4.7% -0.3% 3,497 -183
Bridgeport, CT 4.2% -0.6% 19,423 -2,903
Danbury, CT 3.5% -0.5% 3,792 -524
Hartford, CT 4.2% -0.7% 25,794 -4,542
New Haven, CT 4.3% -0.6% 13,756 -2,217
Norwich, CT 4.4% -0.7% 6,176 -1,068
Waterbury, CT 5.4% -0.8% 5,963 -974
Dover, DE 4.7% 0.0% 3,639 -85
Salisbury, MD 5.3% -0.1% 10,057 -35
Washington, DC 3.9% -0.1% 130,770 -2,474
Cape Coral, FL 4.7% 0.1% 15,437 276
Crestview, FL 4.2% -0.1% 5,088 -133
Deltona, FL 5.3% 0.1% 15,548 170
Gainesville, FL 4.5% 0.0% 6,171 -70
Homosassa Springs, FL 7.0% 0.0% 3,327 -3
Jacksonville, FL 4.8% 0.0% 35,871 302
Lakeland, FL 5.8% 0.2% 16,443 458
Miami, FL 5.0% 0.0% 155,329 2,527
Naples, FL 5.0% 0.2% 8,255 309
North Port, FL 4.7% 0.1% 16,518 241
Ocala, FL 6.1% 0.0% 8,050 -3
Orlando, FL 4.5% 0.0% 57,351 -185
Palm Bay, FL 5.2% 0.0% 13,583 81
Panama City, FL 4.8% -0.1% 4,515 -104
Pensacola, FL 5.0% 0.0% 10,845 18
Port St Lucie, FL 5.4% 0.1% 11,136 347
Punta Gorda, FL 5.5% 0.1% 3,757 36
Sebastian, FL 6.4% 0.3% 3,949 163
Sebring, FL 6.6% 0.2% 2,391 77
Tallahassee, FL 4.9% 0.0% 9,145 -63
Tampa, FL 4.7% 0.0% 70,066 66
The Villages, FL 7.1% 0.0% 2,107 4
Albany, GA 6.1% -0.1% 4,187 18
Athens, GA 5.4% 0.3% 5,317 323
Atlanta, GA 5.1% 0.0% 149,398 -334
Augusta, GA 5.4% -0.3% 14,192 -780
Brunswick, GA 5.6% -0.2% 2,922 -86
Columbus, GA 6.3% 0.0% 7,954 36
Dalton, GA 6.0% -0.1% 3,698 -54
Gainesville, GA 4.4% -0.1% 4,279 -97
Hinesville, GA 5.8% 0.0% 1,897 24
Macon, GA 5.8% -0.2% 6,195 -155
Rome, GA 5.9% 0.0% 2,565 -25
Savannah, GA 5.0% 0.0% 9,255 11
Valdosta, GA 5.2% 0.0% 3,358 11
Warner Robins, GA 5.9% -0.3% 4,880 -224
Kahului, HI 3.0% -0.2% 2,593 -210
Urban Honolulu, HI 2.6% -0.3% 12,816 -1,047
Boise City, ID 3.7% 0.0% 12,329 -7
Coeur dAlene, ID 4.6% 0.0% 3,329 -51
Idaho Falls, ID 3.2% 0.0% 2,127 7
Lewiston, ID 3.9% -0.1% 1,219 -29
Pocatello, ID 3.5% 0.0% 1,498 -1
Bloomington, IL 4.9% -0.2% 4,743 -260
Carbondale, IL 5.6% -0.3% 3,274 -240
Champaign, IL 4.8% -0.2% 5,853 -270
Chicago, IL 5.8% -0.1% 287,402 -6,370
Danville, IL 6.7% -0.4% 2,367 -141
Davenport, IA 5.3% -0.5% 10,022 -958
Decatur, IL 6.2% -0.4% 3,062 -216
Kankakee, IL 6.0% -0.4% 3,334 -245
Peoria, IL 6.0% -0.3% 10,926 -611
Rockford, IL 6.1% -0.3% 10,309 -620
Springfield, IL 4.5% -0.3% 5,108 -300
Bloomington, IN 4.5% -0.2% 3,434 -179
Columbus, IN 3.2% -0.2% 1,441 -93
Elkhart, IN 3.3% -0.1% 3,418 -171
Evansville, IN 4.2% -0.1% 6,579 -263
Fort Wayne, IN 3.9% -0.2% 8,373 -618
Indianapolis, IN 3.8% -0.2% 39,210 -2,093
Kokomo, IN 4.4% -0.3% 1,651 -120
Lafayette, IN 3.6% -0.2% 4,044 -238
Michigan City, IN 5.5% -0.2% 2,655 -140
Muncie, IN 5.0% -0.2% 2,738 -143
South Bend, IN 4.5% -0.3% 7,088 -464
Terre Haute, IN 5.1% -0.2% 3,974 -199
Ames, IA 2.3% -0.2% 1,348 -116
Cedar Rapids, IA 3.7% -0.3% 5,357 -543
Des Moines, IA 3.4% -0.3% 11,676 -1,089
Dubuque, IA 3.5% -0.3% 1,967 -206
Iowa City, IA 2.6% -0.3% 2,605 -296
Sioux City, IA 3.4% -0.3% 3,130 -294
Waterloo, IA 4.4% -0.4% 3,935 -470
Lawrence, KS 3.8% 0.1% 2,442 22
Manhattan, KS 3.6% 0.1% 1,774 36
Topeka, KS 4.0% -0.1% 4,809 -4
Wichita, KS 4.6% -0.1% 14,593 -145
Bowling Green, KY 3.6% -0.5% 2,835 -366
Elizabethtown, KY 4.3% -0.4% 2,849 -282
Lexington, KY 3.4% -0.4% 8,806 -1,088
Louisville, KY 4.0% -0.3% 25,429 -2,263
Owensboro, KY 4.4% -0.4% 2,385 -249
Alexandria, LA 6.3% -0.2% 4,118 -166
Baton Rouge, LA 5.1% -0.2% 21,766 -1,011
Hammond, LA 6.7% -0.3% 3,540 -138
Houma, LA 6.4% -0.3% 6,073 -261
Lafayette, LA 6.8% -0.3% 14,715 -582
Lake Charles, LA 4.9% -0.1% 5,062 -118
Monroe, LA 6.2% 0.0% 5,007 -4
New Orleans, LA 5.5% 0.0% 32,353 -455
Shreveport, LA 6.5% -0.3% 12,415 -430
Bangor, ME 4.0% 0.0% 2,830 5
Lewiston, ME 3.7% 0.0% 2,114 34
Portland, ME 3.1% 0.0% 6,345 86
Baltimore, MD 4.4% 0.0% 65,597 -247
California, MD 3.9% -0.1% 2,159 -47
Cumberland, MD 5.9% -0.2% 2,570 -111
Hagerstown, MD 4.4% -0.3% 5,781 -381
Barnstable Town, MA 3.4% -0.5% 4,199 -571
Boston, MA 2.7% -0.1% 70,868 -4,658
Leominster, MA 3.5% -0.3% 2,637 -263
New Bedford, MA 4.5% -0.5% 3,719 -418
Pittsfield, MA 3.6% -0.2% 1,548 -125
Springfield, MA 3.6% -0.4% 13,260 -1,501
Worcester, MA 3.2% -0.3% 11,249 -1,063
Ann Arbor, MI 3.6% 0.0% 7,144 39
Battle Creek, MI 4.8% 0.1% 3,158 89
Bay City, MI 5.4% 0.1% 2,829 68
Detroit, MI 5.6% 0.4% 115,575 6,907
Flint, MI 5.7% 0.1% 10,539 185
Grand Rapids, MI 3.8% 0.0% 21,606 241
Jackson, MI 5.0% 0.1% 3,618 88
Kalamazoo, MI 4.4% 0.1% 7,524 270
Lansing, MI 4.1% 0.0% 10,188 -36
Midland, MI 4.7% 0.2% 1,968 76
Monroe, MI 4.3% -0.5% 3,392 -390
Muskegon, MI 5.4% 0.1% 4,288 116
Niles, MI 5.1% 0.1% 3,811 62
Saginaw, MI 5.2% 0.1% 4,713 136
Duluth, MN 5.5% -0.1% 7,710 -115
Mankato, MN 3.0% 0.0% 1,744 -41
Minneapolis, MN 3.5% 0.0% 66,731 -1,213
Rochester, MN 3.2% -0.1% 3,815 -54
St Cloud, MN 3.9% -0.1% 4,291 -129
Gulfport, MS 5.8% -0.1% 9,560 -208
Hattiesburg, MS 5.2% -0.1% 3,518 -94
Jackson, MS 4.9% -0.1% 13,217 -248
Cape Girardeau, MO 4.6% -0.3% 2,230 -189
Columbia, MO 3.1% -0.2% 3,203 -183
Jefferson City, MO 3.6% -0.3% 2,790 -240
Joplin, MO 4.2% -0.3% 3,657 -220
Kansas City, MO 4.3% -0.2% 48,997 -1,592
St Joseph, MO 4.1% -0.2% 2,689 -138
St Louis, MO 4.3% -0.4% 64,699 -6,576
Springfield, MO 3.8% -0.3% 9,077 -672
Billings, MT 3.4% -0.2% 3,038 -215
Great Falls, MT 3.7% -0.3% 1,428 -118
Missoula, MT 3.6% -0.3% 2,222 -179
Grand Island, NE 3.4% -0.1% 1,493 -51
Lincoln, NE 2.9% -0.2% 5,235 -271
Omaha, NE 3.4% -0.2% 16,420 -745
Carson City, NV 5.6% -0.4% 1,394 -95
Las Vegas, NV 5.3% -0.2% 55,711 -2,338
Reno, NV 4.6% -0.3% 10,767 -584
Dover, NH 2.5% 0.0% 2,077 -10
Manchester, NH 2.5% 0.0% 2,931 -30
Portsmouth, NH 2.4% -0.1% 1,802 -60
Atlantic City, NJ 7.5% -0.5% 9,228 -600
Ocean City, NJ 9.1% -0.4% 4,484 -259
Trenton, NJ 4.1% -0.5% 8,180 -1,084
Vineland, NJ 7.1% -0.8% 4,684 -522
Albuquerque, NM 6.1% 0.0% 25,467 -252
Farmington, NM 8.4% -0.3% 4,761 -143
Las Cruces, NM 7.1% 0.0% 6,727 30
Santa Fe, NM 5.3% 0.0% 3,848 -14
Albany, NY 4.2% -0.2% 18,764 -702
Binghamton, NY 5.4% -0.3% 5,850 -300
Buffalo, NY 5.3% -0.1% 29,093 -705
Elmira, NY 5.5% -0.4% 2,048 -135
Glens Falls, NY 5.0% -0.2% 3,063 -119
Ithaca, NY 3.7% -0.1% 2,106 -59
Kingston, NY 4.5% -0.1% 4,019 -63
New York, NY 4.8% -0.4% 482,327 -36,812
Rochester, NY 4.9% -0.1% 25,595 -592
Syracuse, NY 5.0% -0.1% 15,517 -308
Utica, NY 5.1% -0.1% 6,567 -200
Watertown, NY 6.3% -0.1% 2,958 -46
Asheville, NC 4.1% 0.0% 9,240 104
Burlington, NC 4.6% 0.0% 3,620 3
Charlotte, NC 4.6% 0.0% 59,107 187
Durham, NC 4.3% 0.0% 12,614 190
Fayetteville, NC 6.2% -0.1% 9,291 -50
Goldsboro, NC 6.1% -0.7% 3,319 -413
Greensboro, NC 4.9% -0.1% 18,558 38
Greenville, NC 5.6% -0.2% 4,885 -224
Hickory, NC 4.8% 0.0% 8,034 -89
Jacksonville, NC 5.3% -0.1% 3,450 -21
New Bern, NC 5.3% 0.0% 2,751 -34
Raleigh, NC 4.2% 0.0% 28,607 319
Rocky Mount, NC 7.3% -0.5% 4,860 -356
Wilmington, NC 4.6% -0.2% 6,576 -174
Winston, NC 4.7% 0.1% 15,074 135
Bismarck, ND 2.7% -0.1% 1,968 -66
Fargo, ND 2.5% 0.0% 3,486 27
Grand Forks, ND 3.1% 0.0% 1,758 -10
Akron, OH 4.9% -0.3% 17,739 -901
Canton, OH 5.4% -0.2% 10,648 -565
Cincinnati, OH 4.2% -0.3% 45,649 -2,695
Cleveland, OH 5.4% 0.0% 55,219 -146
Columbus, OH 4.0% -0.2% 42,116 -1,999
Dayton, OH 4.7% -0.2% 17,786 -960
Lima, OH 5.0% -0.2% 2,455 -107
Mansfield, OH 5.3% -0.3% 2,768 -152
Springfield, OH 5.1% -0.3% 3,226 -224
Toledo, OH 5.0% -0.2% 14,923 -724
Weirton, WV 7.0% -0.4% 3,674 -220
Youngstown, OH 6.2% -0.3% 15,410 -829
Lawton, OK 4.5% -0.3% 2,386 -135
Oklahoma City, OK 4.3% -0.1% 28,321 -1,075
Tulsa, OK 5.0% -0.3% 23,890 -1,114
Albany, OR 5.3% -0.5% 3,006 -289
Bend, OR 4.7% -0.5% 4,250 -525
Corvallis, OR 3.9% -0.3% 1,815 -149
Eugene, OR 5.1% -0.4% 9,146 -821
Grants Pass, OR 6.4% -0.7% 2,198 -269
Medford, OR 5.7% -0.6% 5,834 -601
Portland, OR 4.6% -0.4% 59,059 -5,452
Salem, OR 4.8% -0.6% 9,624 -1,300
Allentown, PA 5.4% -0.4% 23,049 -2,131
Altoona, PA 5.3% -0.4% 3,270 -287
Bloomsburg, PA 5.3% -0.3% 2,292 -152
Chambersburg, PA 5.1% -0.4% 4,080 -360
East Stroudsburg, PA 6.3% -0.5% 5,148 -449
Erie, PA 6.7% -0.4% 8,976 -702
Gettysburg, PA 4.1% -0.2% 2,265 -137
Harrisburg, PA 4.5% -0.4% 13,472 -1,034
Johnstown, PA 6.8% -0.4% 4,180 -320
Lancaster, PA 4.2% -0.4% 11,673 -1,017
Lebanon, PA 4.6% -0.3% 3,230 -235
Philadelphia, PA 5.0% -0.4% 156,735 -11,961
Pittsburgh, PA 5.8% -0.3% 70,822 -3,457
Reading, PA 5.0% -0.4% 10,894 -839
Scranton, PA 6.1% -0.5% 16,991 -1,417
State College, PA 4.1% -0.4% 3,309 -302
Williamsport, PA 6.3% -0.6% 3,752 -354
York, PA 4.7% -0.3% 11,090 -728
Providence, RI 4.6% -0.4% 31,482 -2,628
Charleston, SC 3.6% -0.4% 13,585 -1,218
Columbia, SC 4.1% -0.3% 16,411 -1,207
Florence, SC 4.9% -0.4% 4,677 -424
Greenville, SC 3.9% -0.3% 16,349 -1,338
Hilton Head Island, SC 4.0% -0.5% 3,390 -415
Myrtle Beach, SC 5.3% -0.5% 9,862 -982
Spartanburg, SC 4.3% -0.3% 6,603 -442
Sumter, SC 5.2% -0.3% 2,325 -132
Rapid City, SD 2.9% 0.0% 2,112 23
Sioux Falls, SD 2.3% 0.1% 3,441 176
Chattanooga, TN 5.0% -0.2% 13,087 -623
Clarksville, TN 5.2% -0.3% 5,919 -310
Cleveland, TN 4.5% -0.3% 2,773 -55
Jackson, TN 5.0% -0.2% 3,185 -108
Johnson City, TN 5.5% -0.1% 4,988 -125
Kingsport, TN 5.4% -0.1% 7,496 -132
Knoxville, TN 4.6% -0.1% 19,460 -437
Memphis, TN 5.3% -0.3% 33,378 -1,650
Morristown, TN 5.3% -0.2% 2,721 -140
Nashville, TN 3.8% -0.1% 37,363 -620
Abilene, TX 3.8% -0.1% 2,900 -94
Amarillo, TX 3.2% -0.1% 4,149 -138
Austin, TX 3.2% -0.1% 35,112 -930
Beaumont, TX 6.5% -0.1% 11,564 -142
Brownsville, TX 6.8% -0.2% 11,535 -316
College Station, TX 3.4% -0.2% 4,318 -165
Corpus Christi, TX 5.8% -0.2% 12,313 -317
Dallas, TX 3.7% -0.1% 136,723 -4,849
El Paso, TX 4.8% -0.2% 16,930 -793
Houston, TX 5.1% -0.2% 168,014 -6,427
Killeen, TX 4.3% -0.1% 7,425 -253
Laredo, TX 4.5% -0.4% 5,246 -403
Longview, TX 5.9% -0.3% 5,954 -330
Lubbock, TX 3.4% -0.1% 5,262 -251
McAllen, TX 7.3% -0.2% 24,704 -559
Midland, TX 3.9% -0.3% 3,512 -238
Odessa, TX 5.6% -0.5% 4,398 -372
San Angelo, TX 4.1% -0.3% 2,338 -110
San Antonio, TX 3.7% -0.1% 41,165 -1,427
Sherman, TX 3.6% -0.2% 2,209 -98
Texarkana, TX 4.6% -0.2% 2,971 -128
Tyler, TX 4.3% -0.2% 4,503 -231
Victoria, TX 5.0% -0.2% 2,520 -96
Waco, TX 3.9% -0.2% 4,774 -182
Wichita Falls, TX 4.1% -0.2% 2,623 -117
Logan, UT 2.7% -0.1% 1,879 -73
Ogden, UT 3.1% -0.2% 9,789 -567
Provo, UT 2.8% -0.3% 7,821 -769
St George, UT 3.2% -0.4% 2,171 -281
Salt Lake City, UT 2.9% -0.2% 18,742 -832
Burlington, VT 2.4% -0.1% 3,004 -145
Blacksburg, VA 4.8% -0.1% 4,358 -113
Charlottesville, VA 3.6% 0.0% 4,280 61
Harrisonburg, VA 4.2% 0.0% 2,623 -50
Lynchburg, VA 4.9% 0.0% 5,880 -26
Richmond, VA 4.3% 0.0% 29,058 157
Roanoke, VA 4.3% 0.1% 6,740 13
Staunton, VA 4.3% 0.0% 2,451 -39
Virginia Beach, VA 4.8% 0.0% 39,805 9
Winchester, VA 3.7% -0.1% 2,630 -42
Bellingham, WA 6.1% -0.2% 6,523 -164
Bremerton, WA 5.9% -0.1% 7,028 -79
Kennewick, WA 6.8% -0.2% 9,223 -254
Longview, WA 7.4% -0.3% 3,400 -148
Mount Vernon, WA 6.8% -0.2% 3,987 -126
Olympia, WA 5.9% -0.2% 7,703 -170
Seattle, WA 4.3% -0.1% 88,326 -1,627
Spokane, WA 6.3% -0.3% 16,555 -562
Walla Walla, WA 5.9% -0.1% 1,778 -35
Wenatchee, WA 6.2% -0.2% 4,004 -90
Yakima, WA 8.1% 0.0% 10,248 53
Beckley, WV 6.8% -0.5% 3,131 -277
Charleston, WV 5.8% -0.3% 5,733 -323
Huntington, WV 5.9% -0.4% 8,789 -611
Morgantown, WV 4.5% -0.3% 3,032 -196
Parkersburg, WV 6.0% -0.2% 2,344 -94
Wheeling, WV 6.4% -0.4% 4,217 -266
Appleton, WI 3.6% -0.1% 4,777 -65
Eau Claire, WI 3.9% -0.1% 3,630 -100
Fond du Lac, WI 3.5% -0.1% 2,063 -30
Green Bay, WI 3.8% -0.2% 6,696 -239
Janesville, WI 4.2% -0.1% 3,674 -91
La Crosse, WI 3.6% -0.1% 2,802 -75
Madison, WI 3.1% 0.0% 11,928 -151
Milwaukee, WI 4.4% -0.1% 36,684 -689
Oshkosh, WI 3.8% 0.0% 3,484 -14
Racine, WI 5.1% -0.2% 5,097 -150
Sheboygan, WI 3.5% -0.2% 2,215 -62
Wausau, WI 3.6% -0.1% 2,749 -61
Casper, WY 6.2% -0.4% 2,568 -183
Cheyenne, WY 3.8% -0.3% 1,826 -136