Department of Numbers

Unemployment Rate by Metropolitan Area

The February 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 February 2014
Unemployment Rate
1 Month
Unemployment
Rate Change
February 2014
Unemployed
1 Month
Unemployed Change
Anniston, AL 7.1% 0.3% 3,522 98
Auburn, AL 5.1% 0.1% 3,593 157
Birmingham, AL 5.6% 0.1% 29,737 1,018
Decatur, AL 6.2% 0.2% 4,402 163
Dothan, AL 6.4% 0.3% 3,918 141
Florence, AL 6.2% 0.2% 4,231 91
Gadsden, AL 6.4% 0.3% 2,893 139
Huntsville, AL 5.6% 0.1% 11,854 420
Mobile, AL 7.4% 0.2% 13,434 318
Montgomery, AL 6.6% 0.2% 11,044 313
Tuscaloosa, AL 6.0% 0.3% 6,118 231
Anchorage, AK 5.5% 0.2% 10,891 335
Fairbanks, AK 5.5% 0.2% 2,531 52
Flagstaff, AZ 7.3% -0.2% 5,267 -233
Lake Havasu City, AZ 8.6% -0.3% 7,053 -275
Phoenix, AZ 6.3% -0.1% 127,423 -2,606
Prescott, AZ 6.9% -0.3% 6,258 -188
Tucson, AZ 6.4% -0.2% 28,756 -672
Yuma, AZ 28.9% -0.9% 25,834 -876
Fayetteville, AR 5.3% -0.1% 12,501 -359
Fort Smith, AR 7.0% -0.3% 9,123 -448
Hot Springs, AR 7.3% -0.4% 2,998 -153
Jonesboro, AR 6.7% -0.2% 4,056 -117
Little Rock, AR 6.4% -0.2% 21,793 -791
Pine Bluff, AR 9.8% -0.2% 4,011 -115
Bakersfield, CA 10.9% 0.0% 43,228 266
Chico, CA 9.1% -0.2% 9,445 -49
El Centro, CA 23.0% -0.4% 18,027 -167
Fresno, CA 12.1% -0.1% 53,716 -154
Hanford, CA 12.8% 0.2% 7,654 28
Los Angeles, CA 8.0% -0.1% 527,327 -6,377
Madera, CA 10.8% 0.1% 7,287 -30
Merced, CA 13.6% -0.1% 15,154 -34
Modesto, CA 12.0% -0.1% 28,547 -90
Napa, CA 5.5% 0.0% 4,371 -9
Oxnard, CA 7.0% 0.0% 30,722 95
Redding, CA 9.6% -0.1% 7,689 -92
Riverside, CA 9.3% 0.0% 167,878 604
Sacramento, CA 7.8% 0.0% 80,761 -259
Salinas, CA 9.5% 0.1% 21,460 201
San Diego, CA 6.8% 0.1% 107,781 253
San Francisco, CA 5.9% 0.0% 138,587 29
San Jose, CA 6.1% 0.0% 58,334 -174
San Luis Obispo, CA 5.8% 0.0% 8,370 -58
Santa Barbara, CA 6.2% 0.1% 14,104 121
Santa Cruz, CA 8.6% 0.0% 13,074 -79
Santa Rosa, CA 5.9% 0.0% 15,301 -72
Stockton, CA 11.8% -0.1% 35,148 -53
Vallejo, CA 7.5% -0.1% 16,501 -192
Visalia, CA 13.2% 0.1% 27,017 261
Yuba City, CA 13.4% 0.0% 9,281 -62
Boulder, CO 4.8% 0.0% 8,805 83
Colorado Springs, CO 7.5% 0.0% 23,408 102
Denver, CO 6.0% 0.1% 85,437 633
Fort Collins, CO 5.0% 0.0% 9,116 -8
Grand Junction, CO 7.4% 0.0% 5,707 10
Greeley, CO 6.2% -0.1% 7,898 -108
Pueblo, CO 8.9% 0.0% 6,677 12
Bridgeport, CT 6.6% -0.1% 31,307 -420
Danbury, CT 5.6% -0.1% 5,173 -53
Hartford, CT 7.1% -0.2% 41,858 -685
New Haven, CT 7.3% -0.2% 22,831 -362
Norwich, CT 7.5% -0.1% 10,716 -255
Waterbury, CT 9.4% -0.2% 9,396 -162
Dover, DE 6.3% -0.1% 4,785 -76
Washington, DC 4.9% 0.0% 156,498 -1,929
Cape Coral, FL 6.1% 0.1% 17,934 359
Crestview, FL 4.5% 0.2% 4,535 146
Deltona, FL 6.2% 0.1% 15,637 213
Gainesville, FL 4.9% 0.1% 7,071 134
Jacksonville, FL 6.0% 0.1% 42,295 1,002
Lakeland, FL 7.2% 0.1% 19,569 341
Miami, FL 6.3% -0.1% 186,488 -2,126
Naples, FL 5.9% 0.1% 9,440 228
North Port, FL 5.9% 0.0% 18,774 429
Ocala, FL 7.2% 0.2% 9,504 148
Orlando, FL 5.8% 0.1% 68,438 1,484
Palm Bay, FL 6.8% 0.1% 17,949 212
Palm Coast, FL 9.0% 0.1% 3,160 86
Panama City, FL 5.6% 0.0% 5,032 132
Pensacola, FL 6.0% 0.1% 12,845 274
Port St Lucie, FL 7.8% 0.1% 15,172 202
Punta Gorda, FL 6.1% 0.0% 4,367 85
Sebastian, FL 8.0% 0.2% 5,093 71
Tallahassee, FL 5.5% 0.1% 10,569 233
Tampa, FL 6.3% 0.1% 84,874 1,765
Albany, GA 8.1% -0.1% 5,824 -96
Athens, GA 5.2% -0.1% 5,823 -62
Atlanta, GA 6.9% 0.0% 187,580 -951
Augusta, GA 7.0% -0.3% 18,056 -805
Brunswick, GA 8.3% -0.2% 4,050 -80
Columbus, GA 7.6% -0.1% 9,903 -18
Dalton, GA 9.0% 0.0% 5,190 -4
Gainesville, GA 5.6% -0.2% 5,059 -176
Hinesville, GA 8.2% -0.2% 2,689 -30
Macon, GA 7.5% -0.2% 8,327 -198
Rome, GA 7.5% -0.1% 3,535 -62
Savannah, GA 6.7% -0.2% 12,217 -155
Valdosta, GA 7.0% -0.1% 4,644 -34
Warner Robins, GA 6.5% -0.1% 4,463 -51
Honolulu, HI 4.2% 0.0% 19,230 1
Boise City, ID 5.1% 0.0% 15,657 -208
Coeur dAlene, ID 6.1% -0.3% 4,441 -149
Idaho Falls, ID 4.4% -0.2% 2,813 -134
Lewiston, ID 4.9% -0.3% 1,393 -75
Pocatello, ID 5.1% -0.3% 2,212 -130
Bloomington, IL 7.3% 0.0% 6,379 36
Champaign, IL 8.3% 0.0% 9,383 -45
Chicago, IL 8.4% 0.0% 413,378 2,761
Danville, IL 11.8% -0.3% 4,224 -129
Davenport, IL 6.9% 0.1% 13,759 180
Decatur, IL 12.1% -0.4% 6,306 -147
Kankakee, IL 10.8% -0.1% 5,964 -57
Peoria, IL 9.0% -0.1% 17,627 -195
Rockford, IL 11.4% -0.2% 18,582 -292
Springfield, IL 7.6% 0.0% 8,551 7
Anderson, IN 7.2% -0.3% 4,360 -219
Bloomington, IN 6.1% -0.1% 5,781 -84
Columbus, IN 4.5% -0.2% 1,929 -107
Elkhart, IN 5.8% -0.4% 5,528 -288
Evansville, IN 5.8% -0.2% 10,537 -313
Fort Wayne, IN 5.7% -0.3% 12,031 -391
Indianapolis, IN 5.7% -0.2% 52,317 -1,476
Kokomo, IN 6.9% -0.2% 3,005 -75
Lafayette, IN 5.7% -0.1% 5,687 -139
Michigan City, IN 8.1% -0.2% 3,993 -129
Muncie, IN 7.2% -0.2% 3,886 -93
South Bend, IN 7.1% -0.5% 10,696 -551
Terre Haute, IN 8.1% -0.2% 6,316 -195
Ames, IA 3.3% 0.1% 1,658 42
Cedar Rapids, IA 4.7% 0.1% 6,908 214
Des Moines, IA 4.3% 0.0% 14,139 369
Dubuque, IA 4.3% 0.2% 2,392 98
Iowa City, IA 3.3% 0.2% 3,152 173
Sioux City, IA 4.4% 0.0% 3,509 45
Waterloo, IA 4.4% 0.1% 4,221 121
Lawrence, KS 4.6% 0.0% 2,855 20
Topeka, KS 5.4% 0.1% 6,416 151
Wichita, KS 5.8% 0.1% 17,365 467
Bowling Green, KY 6.9% 0.0% 4,603 84
Elizabethtown, KY 7.3% 0.0% 4,149 41
Lexington, KY 6.5% 0.1% 15,730 102
Louisville, KY 7.2% 0.0% 46,106 229
Owensboro, KY 6.7% 0.1% 3,908 24
Alexandria, LA 4.8% -0.6% 3,187 -380
Baton Rouge, LA 4.5% -0.5% 17,576 -1,970
Houma, LA 3.2% -0.3% 3,435 -381
Lafayette, LA 3.5% -0.4% 5,101 -529
Lake Charles, LA 4.2% -0.4% 4,085 -436
Monroe, LA 5.1% -0.6% 4,182 -410
New Orleans, LA 5.0% -0.6% 27,810 -2,840
Shreveport, LA 5.1% -0.5% 9,060 -1,093
Bangor, ME 5.7% -0.1% 4,185 -64
Lewiston, ME 5.5% -0.2% 3,202 -86
Portland, ME 4.7% -0.2% 10,012 -283
Baltimore, MD 6.0% -0.2% 88,589 -3,335
Cumberland, MD 6.7% -0.2% 3,326 -76
Hagerstown, MD 6.4% 0.0% 7,890 -45
Salisbury, MD 7.8% -0.2% 4,891 -146
Barnstable Town, MA 7.0% 0.0% 9,433 -116
Boston, MA 5.8% -0.2% 149,981 -4,856
Leominster, MA 8.8% -0.2% 6,216 -184
New Bedford, MA 10.2% -0.4% 9,008 -280
Pittsfield, MA 7.2% -0.2% 2,753 -59
Springfield, MA 7.7% -0.2% 25,942 -595
Worcester, MA 7.2% -0.2% 21,025 -489
Ann Arbor, MI 5.6% -0.1% 10,268 -176
Battle Creek, MI 6.9% -0.1% 4,485 5
Bay City, MI 8.4% -0.1% 4,345 -63
Detroit, MI 8.3% 0.0% 170,041 452
Flint, MI 9.2% -0.3% 17,002 -519
Grand Rapids, MI 5.8% -0.1% 23,593 -467
Holland, MI 5.8% -0.2% 7,719 -289
Jackson, MI 8.0% -0.2% 5,653 -126
Kalamazoo, MI 6.8% -0.2% 10,916 -271
Lansing, MI 6.3% -0.2% 14,781 -325
Monroe, MI 7.4% -0.3% 5,212 -115
Muskegon, MI 7.9% -0.4% 6,595 -361
Niles, MI 7.9% -0.3% 5,660 -244
Saginaw, MI 8.3% -0.2% 7,520 -159
Duluth, MN 6.0% 0.0% 8,831 85
Minneapolis, MN 4.5% 0.0% 85,237 1,394
Rochester, MN 4.1% 0.1% 4,331 103
St Cloud, MN 4.9% 0.1% 5,304 78
Gulfport, MS 6.8% -0.3% 7,494 -292
Hattiesburg, MS 6.0% -0.3% 3,895 -188
Jackson, MS 5.8% -0.2% 14,857 -645
Pascagoula, MS 7.9% -0.3% 5,503 -203
Columbia, MO 4.4% 0.2% 4,386 248
Jefferson City, MO 5.7% 0.4% 4,331 281
Joplin, MO 5.6% 0.2% 4,856 165
Kansas City, MO 6.0% 0.3% 62,125 3,176
St Joseph, MO 5.4% 0.3% 3,936 174
St Louis, MO 7.2% 0.3% 101,279 4,609
Springfield, MO 5.2% 0.3% 11,696 814
Billings, MT 3.9% 0.0% 3,512 -59
Great Falls, MT 4.5% -0.1% 1,868 -34
Missoula, MT 4.9% 0.0% 2,975 3
Lincoln, NE 3.3% 0.0% 5,819 99
Omaha, NE 4.0% 0.0% 18,649 224
Carson City, NV 9.2% -0.1% 2,463 -33
Las Vegas, NV 8.8% -0.1% 86,940 -1,407
Reno, NV 8.4% -0.2% 18,882 -234
Manchester, NH 4.6% -0.1% 4,908 -162
Portsmouth, NH 4.1% -0.1% 1,880 -61
Rochester, NH 4.4% -0.1% 3,696 -116
Atlantic City, NJ 10.9% 0.3% 14,066 225
Ocean City, NJ 10.7% 0.0% 6,111 40
Trenton, NJ 5.7% -0.1% 11,718 -248
Vineland, NJ 10.7% -0.1% 7,113 -60
Albuquerque, NM 7.0% 0.1% 27,722 696
Farmington, NM 6.7% 0.2% 3,697 117
Las Cruces, NM 7.5% 0.1% 6,951 159
Santa Fe, NM 5.4% 0.1% 4,023 104
Albany, NY 5.6% -0.1% 24,559 -387
Binghamton, NY 7.0% 0.0% 7,918 -72
Buffalo, NY 6.5% -0.1% 37,160 -683
Elmira, NY 7.2% -0.1% 2,768 -74
Glens Falls, NY 6.3% -0.1% 4,190 -120
Ithaca, NY 4.5% 0.0% 2,555 -14
Kingston, NY 6.7% -0.1% 5,750 -62
New York, NY 6.9% -0.1% 660,629 -2,285
Poughkeepsie, NY 6.1% -0.1% 19,312 -264
Rochester, NY 6.2% -0.1% 32,098 -675
Syracuse, NY 6.5% -0.1% 20,478 -600
Utica, NY 6.7% -0.2% 8,993 -256
Asheville, NC 4.7% -0.3% 10,149 -721
Burlington, NC 6.2% -0.3% 4,403 -259
Charlotte, NC 6.3% -0.4% 58,363 -3,153
Durham, NC 4.9% -0.2% 13,518 -491
Fayetteville, NC 7.8% -0.3% 12,726 -520
Goldsboro, NC 6.8% -0.3% 3,660 -177
Greensboro, NC 6.6% -0.4% 24,204 -1,281
Greenville, NC 6.5% -0.3% 6,362 -316
Hickory, NC 6.7% -0.4% 10,909 -791
Jacksonville, NC 6.6% -0.2% 4,427 -170
Raleigh, NC 5.1% -0.2% 31,049 -1,192
Rocky Mount, NC 9.3% -0.4% 6,155 -306
Wilmington, NC 6.5% -0.4% 12,077 -538
Winston, NC 6.0% -0.3% 14,306 -674
Bismarck, ND 2.6% 0.1% 1,624 98
Fargo, ND 2.9% 0.0% 3,511 58
Grand Forks, ND 3.5% -0.1% 1,899 2
Akron, OH 6.3% -0.5% 23,767 -1,686
Canton, OH 6.6% -0.5% 13,238 -1,036
Cincinnati, OH 6.2% -0.4% 68,310 -3,792
Cleveland, OH 7.5% -0.1% 78,785 -858
Columbus, OH 5.5% -0.5% 54,370 -3,979
Dayton, OH 6.7% -0.5% 26,510 -1,986
Lima, OH 6.8% -0.6% 3,303 -295
Mansfield, OH 7.4% -0.4% 4,190 -255
Sandusky, OH 6.8% -0.3% 2,738 -156
Springfield, OH 6.0% -0.5% 4,118 -303
Steubenville, OH 8.1% -0.3% 4,393 -128
Toledo, OH 7.0% -0.6% 22,105 -2,138
Youngstown, OH 7.4% -0.4% 19,621 -925
Lawton, OK 6.1% -0.2% 2,917 -78
Oklahoma City, OK 4.8% -0.1% 29,660 -211
Tulsa, OK 5.3% -0.1% 23,950 -619
Bend, OR 8.4% -0.2% 6,472 -32
Corvallis, OR 5.3% 0.0% 2,301 -5
Eugene, OR 6.9% 0.1% 11,789 39
Medford, OR 8.6% -0.2% 8,326 -168
Portland, OR 6.4% 0.0% 74,383 -829
Salem, OR 7.1% -0.1% 13,244 -317
Allentown, PA 6.5% -0.3% 27,707 -1,400
Altoona, PA 5.8% -0.2% 3,725 -113
Erie, PA 6.4% -0.3% 9,057 -335
Harrisburg, PA 5.4% -0.3% 15,428 -839
Johnstown, PA 7.2% -0.4% 4,817 -249
Lancaster, PA 4.9% -0.3% 13,050 -741
Lebanon, PA 4.7% -0.3% 3,525 -190
Philadelphia, PA 6.6% -0.3% 196,894 -7,788
Pittsburgh, PA 5.8% -0.2% 71,601 -2,933
Reading, PA 6.0% -0.4% 12,222 -836
Scranton, PA 7.7% -0.4% 21,504 -1,008
State College, PA 4.8% -0.3% 3,608 -201
Williamsport, PA 6.7% -0.2% 4,260 -148
York, PA 5.9% -0.3% 13,319 -650
Providence, RI 9.2% -0.1% 63,394 -829
Anderson, SC 4.7% -0.9% 4,030 -708
Charleston, SC 4.9% -0.5% 16,210 -1,803
Columbia, SC 5.2% -0.6% 19,376 -2,171
Florence, SC 6.7% -0.7% 6,083 -716
Greenville, SC 4.6% -0.6% 14,647 -1,903
Myrtle Beach, SC 6.0% -0.8% 7,783 -1,044
Spartanburg, SC 5.3% -0.8% 7,306 -996
Sumter, SC 6.4% -0.7% 2,800 -311
Rapid City, SD 3.6% 0.0% 2,441 3
Sioux Falls, SD 3.2% 0.1% 4,269 69
Chattanooga, TN 6.8% -0.2% 17,077 -495
Clarksville, TN 7.9% -0.2% 9,055 -268
Cleveland, TN 6.7% -0.3% 3,790 -172
Jackson, TN 7.3% -0.4% 4,090 -205
Johnson City, TN 6.6% -0.3% 6,282 -279
Kingsport, TN 6.5% -0.2% 9,281 -298
Knoxville, TN 6.0% -0.2% 21,287 -885
Memphis, TN 8.4% -0.4% 49,943 -2,231
Morristown, TN 8.0% -0.5% 4,861 -272
Nashville, TN 5.5% -0.2% 46,221 -2,043
Abilene, TX 4.5% -0.1% 3,833 -79
Amarillo, TX 4.1% -0.1% 5,560 -87
Austin, TX 4.7% -0.1% 47,219 -488
Beaumont, TX 9.2% 0.0% 16,919 -312
Brownsville, TX 9.5% -0.1% 15,634 -124
College Station, TX 4.7% -0.1% 5,527 -88
Corpus Christi, TX 5.5% -0.1% 12,248 -182
Dallas, TX 5.6% -0.1% 192,966 -1,621
El Paso, TX 7.9% -0.2% 25,611 -385
Houston, TX 5.6% -0.1% 175,591 -1,535
Killeen, TX 6.6% 0.0% 11,379 -74
Laredo, TX 6.1% -0.1% 6,265 -57
Longview, TX 5.2% 0.0% 6,063 -71
Lubbock, TX 4.5% -0.1% 6,732 -120
McAllen, TX 10.2% -0.3% 32,796 -635
Midland, TX 3.0% 0.0% 2,894 -18
Odessa, TX 3.7% 0.0% 3,187 -22
San Angelo, TX 4.6% 0.0% 2,618 -19
San Antonio, TX 5.4% -0.2% 57,144 -594
Sherman, TX 5.7% -0.1% 3,317 -54
Texarkana, TX 7.0% -0.2% 4,431 -129
Tyler, TX 5.9% -0.1% 6,111 -39
Victoria, TX 4.7% -0.1% 2,949 -40
Waco, TX 5.4% -0.1% 6,328 -72
Wichita Falls, TX 5.4% 0.0% 3,823 -14
Logan, UT 3.1% -0.1% 2,206 -39
Ogden, UT 4.0% -0.1% 11,096 -203
Provo, UT 3.7% -0.1% 9,482 -95
St George, UT 4.4% 0.0% 2,753 17
Salt Lake City, UT 3.8% 0.0% 24,527 132
Burlington, VT 3.3% 0.0% 3,780 -11
Blacksburg, VA 5.1% -0.2% 4,260 -186
Charlottesville, VA 4.2% 0.0% 4,553 -26
Danville, VA 7.0% 0.0% 3,524 -22
Harrisonburg, VA 4.8% -0.1% 3,244 -37
Lynchburg, VA 5.5% -0.1% 6,649 -72
Richmond, VA 5.3% -0.1% 36,000 -162
Roanoke, VA 5.1% -0.1% 8,183 -110
Virginia Beach, VA 5.5% 0.0% 45,678 -289
Winchester, VA 4.7% -0.1% 3,298 9
Bellingham, WA 6.4% 0.1% 6,682 173
Bremerton, WA 6.1% -0.1% 7,068 -70
Kennewick, WA 7.8% 0.0% 10,189 17
Longview, WA 8.8% -0.2% 3,603 -74
Mount Vernon, WA 7.4% -0.1% 4,095 -39
Olympia, WA 6.5% 0.0% 8,066 -32
Seattle, WA 5.5% 0.0% 105,582 -1
Spokane, WA 7.2% 0.0% 16,064 46
Wenatchee, WA 6.5% 0.0% 3,905 -38
Yakima, WA 8.8% 0.0% 10,900 38
Charleston, WV 5.6% 0.2% 7,489 323
Huntington, WV 6.5% -0.1% 8,244 10
Morgantown, WV 4.0% 0.2% 2,711 159
Parkersburg, WV 6.0% -0.1% 4,515 -53
Wheeling, WV 6.7% 0.0% 4,564 24
Appleton, WI 5.3% -0.2% 6,618 -172
Eau Claire, WI 5.3% -0.1% 4,900 -132
Fond du Lac, WI 5.8% 0.0% 3,246 -2
Green Bay, WI 5.6% -0.1% 9,671 -243
Janesville, WI 7.2% -0.2% 5,864 -126
La Crosse, WI 4.8% -0.1% 3,789 -25
Madison, WI 4.3% -0.1% 15,173 -265
Milwaukee, WI 6.6% -0.2% 53,136 -1,092
Oshkosh, WI 5.5% -0.1% 5,304 -75
Racine, WI 7.8% -0.3% 7,678 -232
Sheboygan, WI 5.1% -0.2% 3,140 -107
Wausau, WI 5.9% -0.2% 4,225 -156
Casper, WY 4.1% 0.0% 1,863 14
Cheyenne, WY 4.5% 0.0% 2,102 12