Department of Numbers

Unemployment Rate by Metropolitan Area

The July 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 July 2016
Unemployment Rate
1 Month
Unemployment
Rate Change
July 2016
Unemployed
1 Month
Unemployed Change
Anniston, AL 6.0% -0.7% 2,793 -329
Auburn, AL 4.9% -0.5% 3,614 -355
Birmingham, AL 5.0% -0.5% 27,076 -2,736
Daphne, AL 4.8% -0.6% 4,328 -487
Decatur, AL 5.3% -0.7% 3,661 -536
Dothan, AL 5.4% -0.6% 3,341 -391
Florence, AL 6.0% -0.7% 4,027 -470
Gadsden, AL 5.4% -0.7% 2,379 -299
Huntsville, AL 4.7% -0.5% 9,873 -1,108
Mobile, AL 6.2% -0.6% 11,286 -1,297
Montgomery, AL 5.3% -0.5% 8,993 -899
Tuscaloosa, AL 5.5% -0.5% 6,259 -564
Anchorage, AK 6.0% 0.1% 12,216 338
Fairbanks, AK 5.8% 0.2% 2,637 80
Flagstaff, AZ 6.6% 0.1% 4,755 -19
Lake Havasu City, AZ 7.3% -0.1% 5,820 -40
Phoenix, AZ 5.0% 0.0% 111,028 -1,160
Prescott, AZ 5.2% 0.1% 5,228 18
Sierra Vista, AZ 6.5% -0.2% 3,306 -72
Tucson, AZ 5.3% 0.0% 25,162 -236
Yuma, AZ 20.1% 0.1% 18,882 -55
Fayetteville, AR 2.7% -0.1% 7,167 -241
Fort Smith, AR 4.8% 0.0% 5,772 -20
Hot Springs, AR 4.2% -0.1% 1,716 -46
Jonesboro, AR 3.3% 0.0% 2,094 6
Little Rock, AR 3.4% 0.0% 12,010 28
Pine Bluff, AR 5.2% -0.3% 1,908 -80
Bakersfield, CA 10.6% 0.0% 42,410 755
Chico, CA 6.9% 0.2% 7,101 200
El Centro, CA 21.9% -1.3% 17,431 -1,268
Fresno, CA 9.6% 0.1% 43,367 679
Hanford, CA 10.1% 0.2% 5,898 160
Los Angeles, CA 4.6% -0.2% 310,689 -8,504
Madera, CA 9.5% 0.1% 5,898 102
Merced, CA 10.7% 0.0% 12,448 155
Modesto, CA 9.0% 0.2% 22,166 647
Napa, CA 4.3% 0.0% 3,234 -21
Oxnard, CA 5.4% 0.0% 23,202 201
Redding, CA 7.4% 0.1% 5,542 122
Riverside, CA 6.2% 0.0% 122,887 -329
Sacramento, CA 5.5% 0.1% 58,693 980
Salinas, CA 7.6% 0.0% 16,943 72
San Diego, CA 4.8% -0.1% 76,603 159
San Francisco, CA 4.0% 0.1% 101,536 3,121
San Jose, CA 4.0% 0.1% 42,773 951
San Luis Obispo, CA 4.3% 0.1% 6,239 128
Santa Cruz, CA 7.1% 0.0% 10,386 71
Santa Maria, CA 5.0% -0.1% 11,181 1
Santa Rosa, CA 4.0% -0.1% 10,709 99
Stockton, CA 8.3% 0.0% 26,781 154
Vallejo, CA 5.6% 0.0% 11,776 151
Visalia, CA 11.2% 0.0% 23,104 340
Yuba City, CA 9.4% 0.2% 6,951 268
Boulder, CO 2.9% -0.2% 5,193 -378
Colorado Springs, CO 4.2% -0.2% 13,557 -748
Denver, CO 3.4% -0.2% 52,477 -2,806
Fort Collins, CO 3.0% -0.2% 5,627 -262
Grand Junction, CO 5.9% -0.4% 4,306 -247
Greeley, CO 3.7% -0.3% 5,655 -388
Pueblo, CO 5.4% -0.1% 3,931 -101
Bridgeport, CT 5.2% -0.3% 24,338 -1,638
Danbury, CT 4.5% -0.4% 4,797 -496
Hartford, CT 5.5% -0.4% 34,267 -1,998
New Haven, CT 5.4% -0.4% 17,504 -1,217
Norwich, CT 5.6% -0.2% 7,868 -417
Waterbury, CT 6.6% -0.3% 7,322 -312
Dover, DE 5.0% 0.1% 3,872 18
Salisbury, MD 5.4% 0.0% 10,292 100
Washington, DC 3.8% 0.2% 123,875 4,408
Cape Coral, FL 4.3% 0.0% 14,027 -43
Crestview, FL 4.1% 0.1% 4,946 190
Deltona, FL 5.0% 0.1% 14,376 245
Gainesville, FL 4.1% -0.1% 5,678 -90
Homosassa Springs, FL 6.7% 0.2% 3,134 69
Jacksonville, FL 4.5% 0.1% 32,953 304
Lakeland, FL 5.3% -0.2% 14,834 -426
Miami, FL 4.7% -0.1% 142,041 -2,215
Naples, FL 4.5% -0.1% 7,400 -46
North Port, FL 4.4% 0.1% 15,244 225
Ocala, FL 5.8% 0.2% 7,554 216
Orlando, FL 4.3% 0.0% 54,350 385
Palm Bay, FL 5.1% 0.1% 12,993 112
Panama City, FL 4.8% 0.0% 4,457 5
Pensacola, FL 4.7% 0.0% 9,897 -94
Port St Lucie, FL 5.1% -0.1% 10,223 -362
Punta Gorda, FL 5.2% 0.1% 3,562 101
Sebastian, FL 5.5% -0.2% 3,379 -140
Sebring, FL 6.2% -0.3% 2,194 -88
Tallahassee, FL 4.5% -0.1% 8,335 -167
Tampa, FL 4.5% 0.1% 65,330 839
The Villages, FL 6.6% 0.2% 1,911 65
Albany, GA 5.8% -0.2% 3,840 -124
Athens, GA 4.6% -0.2% 4,472 -177
Atlanta, GA 4.8% 0.0% 140,614 -94
Augusta, GA 5.5% 0.0% 14,194 -98
Brunswick, GA 5.3% 0.1% 2,722 59
Columbus, GA 6.0% -0.1% 7,479 -154
Dalton, GA 5.9% -0.1% 3,635 -12
Gainesville, GA 4.1% -0.1% 3,907 -66
Hinesville, GA 5.3% -0.1% 1,696 -48
Macon, GA 5.3% 0.0% 5,585 17
Rome, GA 5.8% 0.1% 2,524 73
Savannah, GA 4.7% -0.1% 8,580 -256
Valdosta, GA 4.9% -0.2% 3,128 -98
Warner Robins, GA 5.1% -0.1% 4,177 -87
Kahului, HI 3.6% 0.1% 3,086 84
Urban Honolulu, HI 3.1% -0.1% 14,429 -392
Boise City, ID 3.7% 0.0% 12,435 216
Coeur dAlene, ID 4.7% 0.0% 3,448 -22
Idaho Falls, ID 3.3% 0.0% 2,212 28
Lewiston, ID 4.1% 0.2% 1,289 58
Pocatello, ID 3.6% 0.1% 1,532 60
Bloomington, IL 5.0% -0.2% 4,821 -224
Carbondale, IL 5.7% -0.2% 3,379 -170
Champaign, IL 4.7% -0.4% 5,620 -477
Chicago, IL 5.3% -0.3% 261,443 -16,258
Danville, IL 6.8% -0.4% 2,430 -117
Davenport, IA 5.8% 0.0% 10,825 -135
Decatur, IL 6.5% -0.4% 3,245 -178
Kankakee, IL 6.2% -0.2% 3,382 -124
Peoria, IL 6.3% -0.3% 11,633 -506
Rockford, IL 6.1% -0.6% 10,409 -951
Springfield, IL 4.5% -0.3% 5,064 -252
Bloomington, IN 4.8% 0.0% 3,688 -31
Columbus, IN 3.3% -0.1% 1,486 -43
Elkhart, IN 3.8% -0.1% 3,926 -158
Evansville, IN 4.1% -0.2% 6,631 -184
Fort Wayne, IN 3.9% -0.4% 8,643 -710
Indianapolis, IN 3.9% -0.2% 41,329 -1,056
Kokomo, IN 4.6% -0.2% 1,761 -74
Lafayette, IN 4.1% 0.0% 4,630 137
Michigan City, IN 6.0% -0.2% 2,942 -73
Muncie, IN 4.9% -0.4% 2,749 -199
South Bend, IN 4.2% -0.3% 6,763 -393
Terre Haute, IN 5.4% -0.2% 4,275 -114
Ames, IA 2.5% 0.1% 1,460 66
Cedar Rapids, IA 4.1% 0.1% 6,000 172
Des Moines, IA 3.8% 0.1% 13,128 527
Dubuque, IA 4.0% 0.2% 2,238 88
Iowa City, IA 2.8% 0.0% 2,779 20
Sioux City, IA 3.8% 0.2% 3,559 232
Waterloo, IA 5.6% 0.7% 5,120 694
Lawrence, KS 3.6% 0.1% 2,347 88
Manhattan, KS 3.3% 0.2% 1,647 71
Topeka, KS 4.3% 0.2% 5,173 190
Wichita, KS 4.8% 0.4% 15,071 1,115
Bowling Green, KY 4.3% -0.1% 3,302 -80
Elizabethtown, KY 4.5% -0.2% 2,916 -126
Lexington, KY 3.6% -0.1% 9,274 -304
Louisville, KY 4.1% -0.3% 26,374 -1,362
Owensboro, KY 4.5% -0.1% 2,418 -36
Alexandria, LA 6.5% 0.2% 4,328 148
Baton Rouge, LA 5.4% 0.2% 23,073 847
Hammond, LA 7.0% 0.1% 3,790 79
Houma, LA 6.7% 0.2% 6,508 207
Lafayette, LA 7.2% 0.2% 15,964 298
Lake Charles, LA 5.0% 0.1% 5,243 148
Monroe, LA 6.2% 0.1% 5,087 105
New Orleans, LA 5.8% 0.1% 34,688 622
Shreveport, LA 6.7% 0.1% 13,037 275
Bangor, ME 3.9% 0.0% 2,777 62
Lewiston, ME 3.7% 0.2% 2,032 91
Portland, ME 3.1% 0.1% 6,178 237
Baltimore, MD 4.4% 0.1% 65,331 1,465
California, MD 4.3% 0.1% 2,307 -3
Cumberland, MD 6.0% -0.1% 2,633 -34
Hagerstown, MD 4.4% 0.1% 5,692 127
Barnstable Town, MA 4.7% -0.1% 5,775 -160
Boston, MA 3.4% -0.2% 91,589 -3,294
Leominster, MA 4.6% -0.3% 3,552 -140
New Bedford, MA 5.8% -0.2% 4,953 -59
Pittsfield, MA 4.5% -0.2% 1,977 -69
Springfield, MA 5.0% -0.1% 18,126 -407
Worcester, MA 4.2% -0.1% 14,579 -472
Ann Arbor, MI 2.7% -0.1% 5,327 -33
Battle Creek, MI 3.7% -0.2% 2,364 -155
Bay City, MI 4.5% 0.0% 2,347 -21
Detroit, MI 4.9% -0.2% 100,053 -5,410
Flint, MI 4.4% -0.4% 7,971 -804
Grand Rapids, MI 2.9% 0.0% 16,209 -149
Jackson, MI 4.0% -0.2% 2,831 -147
Kalamazoo, MI 3.5% -0.1% 5,873 -162
Lansing, MI 3.2% -0.4% 7,810 -931
Midland, MI 3.7% -0.1% 1,548 -25
Monroe, MI 3.7% 0.0% 2,925 68
Muskegon, MI 4.3% -0.1% 3,370 -65
Niles, MI 3.9% -0.2% 2,921 -124
Saginaw, MI 4.2% -0.1% 3,716 -164
Duluth, MN 5.6% 0.0% 7,926 -68
Mankato, MN 3.1% -0.1% 1,845 -44
Minneapolis, MN 3.5% 0.0% 68,040 -824
Rochester, MN 3.2% 0.0% 3,856 52
St Cloud, MN 3.8% 0.0% 4,209 -81
Gulfport, MS 6.1% -0.2% 10,015 -273
Hattiesburg, MS 5.4% -0.2% 3,633 -128
Jackson, MS 4.9% -0.2% 13,191 -619
Cape Girardeau, MO 4.8% 0.1% 2,343 62
Columbia, MO 3.2% 0.1% 3,289 111
Jefferson City, MO 4.0% 0.1% 3,066 100
Joplin, MO 4.2% 0.1% 3,668 103
Kansas City, MO 4.5% 0.3% 50,313 2,934
St Joseph, MO 4.2% 0.1% 2,771 76
St Louis, MO 4.6% 0.0% 68,829 163
Springfield, MO 4.0% 0.1% 9,397 248
Billings, MT 3.7% 0.1% 3,270 89
Great Falls, MT 4.1% 0.1% 1,582 25
Missoula, MT 3.9% 0.2% 2,380 83
Grand Island, NE 3.4% 0.0% 1,506 20
Lincoln, NE 2.9% 0.1% 5,213 307
Omaha, NE 3.5% 0.3% 16,656 1,171
Carson City, NV 6.9% -0.2% 1,703 -68
Las Vegas, NV 6.5% -0.3% 69,078 -2,520
Reno, NV 5.5% -0.3% 12,766 -872
Dover, NH 2.6% 0.1% 2,195 110
Manchester, NH 2.9% 0.2% 3,364 168
Portsmouth, NH 2.6% 0.1% 1,995 89
Atlantic City, NJ 7.6% 0.1% 9,415 194
Ocean City, NJ 9.3% 0.1% 4,649 59
Trenton, NJ 4.5% 0.2% 9,084 353
Vineland, NJ 7.9% 0.2% 5,218 87
Albuquerque, NM 5.9% 0.2% 24,491 615
Farmington, NM 8.5% 0.3% 4,745 138
Las Cruces, NM 7.0% 0.1% 6,567 74
Santa Fe, NM 5.1% 0.2% 3,712 134
Albany, NY 4.0% 0.1% 17,638 268
Binghamton, NY 5.2% 0.1% 5,617 144
Buffalo, NY 4.7% 0.1% 25,946 314
Elmira, NY 5.3% 0.1% 1,955 23
Glens Falls, NY 4.9% 0.2% 2,921 82
Ithaca, NY 3.5% -0.1% 1,998 -13
Kingston, NY 4.1% 0.0% 3,664 27
New York, NY 4.8% 0.2% 482,291 18,499
Rochester, NY 4.5% 0.1% 23,300 469
Syracuse, NY 4.6% 0.1% 14,165 188
Utica, NY 4.7% 0.1% 6,124 92
Watertown, NY 5.8% 0.1% 2,732 59
Asheville, NC 3.8% -0.1% 8,339 -243
Burlington, NC 4.3% -0.3% 3,347 -197
Charlotte, NC 4.5% -0.1% 56,343 -2,260
Durham, NC 4.1% -0.2% 11,555 -671
Fayetteville, NC 5.8% -0.3% 8,478 -444
Goldsboro, NC 5.0% -0.3% 2,727 -155
Greensboro, NC 4.7% -0.2% 17,066 -954
Greenville, NC 5.0% -0.2% 4,355 -225
Hickory, NC 4.4% -0.3% 7,377 -517
Jacksonville, NC 5.3% -0.1% 3,372 -129
New Bern, NC 4.8% -0.2% 2,469 -121
Raleigh, NC 3.9% -0.2% 26,160 -1,440
Rocky Mount, NC 6.8% -0.1% 4,505 -22
Wilmington, NC 4.4% -0.2% 6,231 -243
Winston, NC 4.4% -0.2% 13,983 -669
Bismarck, ND 2.7% -0.1% 1,919 -38
Fargo, ND 2.4% -0.1% 3,315 -62
Grand Forks, ND 3.0% 0.0% 1,675 3
Akron, OH 4.6% -0.2% 17,018 -577
Canton, OH 5.0% -0.3% 10,218 -475
Cincinnati, OH 4.0% -0.2% 44,259 -1,122
Cleveland, OH 5.0% -0.2% 52,357 -1,759
Columbus, OH 3.8% -0.1% 40,133 -1,317
Dayton, OH 4.2% -0.3% 16,454 -1,087
Lima, OH 4.7% 0.1% 2,369 55
Mansfield, OH 5.3% -0.1% 2,786 -68
Springfield, OH 4.8% -0.1% 3,105 -78
Toledo, OH 4.2% -0.4% 13,218 -1,072
Weirton, WV 7.2% -0.3% 3,819 -158
Youngstown, OH 6.0% -0.2% 15,026 -595
Lawton, OK 4.9% 0.2% 2,568 88
Oklahoma City, OK 4.4% 0.2% 29,361 1,081
Tulsa, OK 5.3% 0.2% 25,068 996
Albany, OR 6.4% 0.2% 3,622 142
Bend, OR 5.7% 0.5% 5,086 462
Corvallis, OR 4.6% 0.2% 2,161 114
Eugene, OR 5.9% 0.4% 10,438 669
Grants Pass, OR 7.4% 0.5% 2,555 181
Medford, OR 6.6% 0.4% 6,670 447
Portland, OR 5.3% 0.3% 68,304 5,135
Salem, OR 5.9% 0.4% 11,696 828
Allentown, PA 5.4% 0.2% 23,564 1,129
Altoona, PA 5.6% 0.4% 3,475 218
Bloomsburg, PA 5.3% 0.2% 2,326 78
Chambersburg, PA 5.3% 0.3% 4,213 207
East Stroudsburg, PA 6.5% 0.3% 5,315 195
Erie, PA 6.7% 0.3% 9,100 364
Gettysburg, PA 4.1% 0.3% 2,271 148
Harrisburg, PA 4.7% 0.2% 14,086 774
Johnstown, PA 7.1% 0.3% 4,413 190
Lancaster, PA 4.5% 0.3% 12,617 1,047
Lebanon, PA 4.7% 0.3% 3,358 250
Philadelphia, PA 5.2% 0.2% 163,946 6,845
Pittsburgh, PA 5.7% 0.2% 69,524 2,137
Reading, PA 5.1% 0.2% 11,148 602
Scranton, PA 6.3% 0.2% 17,796 649
State College, PA 4.2% 0.2% 3,340 129
Williamsport, PA 6.9% 0.3% 4,146 145
York, PA 4.7% 0.2% 11,279 589
Providence, RI 5.3% 0.0% 36,016 234
Charleston, SC 4.3% -0.1% 15,992 -370
Columbia, SC 4.8% 0.0% 19,348 -251
Florence, SC 5.8% 0.0% 5,546 6
Greenville, SC 4.7% 0.0% 19,841 -106
Hilton Head Island, SC 4.8% 0.0% 4,125 -10
Myrtle Beach, SC 6.0% 0.0% 11,355 96
Spartanburg, SC 5.0% 0.0% 7,690 -1
Sumter, SC 6.0% -0.2% 2,713 -53
Rapid City, SD 2.9% -0.1% 2,051 -95
Sioux Falls, SD 2.2% -0.1% 3,247 -156
Chattanooga, TN 4.8% 0.2% 12,554 642
Clarksville, TN 5.0% -0.1% 5,614 -64
Cleveland, TN 4.3% 0.0% 2,494 1
Jackson, TN 4.8% 0.1% 3,007 56
Johnson City, TN 5.0% 0.1% 4,477 100
Kingsport, TN 4.9% 0.2% 6,759 226
Knoxville, TN 4.2% 0.1% 17,423 366
Memphis, TN 5.3% 0.1% 32,842 654
Morristown, TN 5.0% 0.0% 2,567 38
Nashville, TN 3.5% 0.0% 33,798 264
Abilene, TX 3.8% 0.1% 2,871 118
Amarillo, TX 3.0% 0.1% 3,997 231
Austin, TX 3.2% 0.2% 35,233 1,715
Beaumont, TX 6.8% 0.3% 12,080 698
Brownsville, TX 7.2% 0.2% 12,148 398
College Station, TX 3.5% 0.1% 4,423 199
Corpus Christi, TX 5.7% 0.2% 12,058 316
Dallas, TX 3.8% 0.2% 139,165 5,190
El Paso, TX 4.9% 0.2% 17,328 785
Houston, TX 5.3% 0.2% 174,329 8,421
Killeen, TX 4.5% 0.2% 7,739 294
Laredo, TX 4.9% 0.2% 5,653 246
Longview, TX 6.2% 0.3% 6,295 281
Lubbock, TX 3.4% 0.2% 5,350 278
McAllen, TX 7.7% 0.2% 26,152 658
Midland, TX 4.2% 0.1% 3,781 62
Odessa, TX 6.2% 0.2% 4,902 138
San Angelo, TX 4.4% 0.2% 2,463 115
San Antonio, TX 3.7% 0.1% 41,735 1,737
Sherman, TX 3.7% 0.2% 2,264 91
Texarkana, TX 4.5% 0.2% 2,920 147
Tyler, TX 4.5% 0.1% 4,736 116
Victoria, TX 5.2% 0.2% 2,608 95
Waco, TX 3.9% 0.1% 4,742 150
Wichita Falls, TX 4.4% 0.2% 2,824 104
Logan, UT 3.2% -0.2% 2,212 -124
Ogden, UT 3.7% -0.2% 11,737 -605
Provo, UT 3.4% -0.1% 9,580 -378
St George, UT 4.0% -0.1% 2,715 -58
Salt Lake City, UT 3.5% -0.2% 21,909 -1,206
Burlington, VT 2.7% 0.0% 3,378 -54
Blacksburg, VA 4.2% 0.0% 3,805 1
Charlottesville, VA 3.2% 0.1% 3,757 104
Harrisonburg, VA 3.9% 0.2% 2,422 88
Lynchburg, VA 4.4% 0.2% 5,367 259
Richmond, VA 3.9% 0.1% 26,357 1,091
Roanoke, VA 3.7% 0.1% 5,834 195
Staunton, VA 3.7% 0.2% 2,101 93
Virginia Beach, VA 4.4% 0.1% 36,900 1,369
Winchester, VA 3.5% 0.1% 2,402 50
Bellingham, WA 6.4% 0.2% 6,813 264
Bremerton, WA 6.3% 0.4% 7,428 438
Kennewick, WA 7.1% 0.1% 9,596 259
Longview, WA 7.8% 0.3% 3,519 124
Mount Vernon, WA 7.2% 0.3% 4,225 204
Olympia, WA 6.3% 0.3% 8,172 382
Seattle, WA 4.7% 0.1% 95,365 2,728
Spokane, WA 7.0% 0.2% 18,065 630
Walla Walla, WA 6.0% 0.2% 1,812 79
Wenatchee, WA 6.6% 0.3% 4,237 155
Yakima, WA 8.4% 0.3% 10,550 439
Beckley, WV 6.9% -0.2% 3,200 -116
Charleston, WV 5.5% 0.0% 5,374 -39
Huntington, WV 5.8% -0.1% 8,672 -140
Morgantown, WV 4.3% -0.2% 2,884 -135
Parkersburg, WV 5.4% -0.4% 2,154 -134
Wheeling, WV 6.4% -0.4% 4,208 -288
Appleton, WI 3.6% 0.0% 4,658 -77
Eau Claire, WI 3.9% 0.1% 3,585 82
Fond du Lac, WI 3.6% 0.0% 2,094 -12
Green Bay, WI 3.8% 0.0% 6,532 62
Janesville, WI 4.3% -0.2% 3,756 -140
La Crosse, WI 3.8% 0.0% 2,986 14
Madison, WI 3.0% 0.0% 11,381 -171
Milwaukee, WI 4.4% 0.0% 36,612 29
Oshkosh, WI 3.7% -0.1% 3,382 -61
Racine, WI 5.2% 0.1% 5,236 160
Sheboygan, WI 3.4% -0.1% 2,127 -26
Wausau, WI 3.6% 0.0% 2,710 13
Casper, WY 7.5% -0.2% 3,077 -64
Cheyenne, WY 4.3% -0.1% 2,049 -45