Department of Numbers

Unemployment Rate by Metropolitan Area

The February 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 February 2017
Unemployment Rate
1 Month
Unemployment
Rate Change
February 2017
Unemployed
1 Month
Unemployed Change
Anniston, AL 6.6% -0.6% 3,043 -247
Auburn, AL 5.1% -0.2% 3,800 -145
Birmingham, AL 5.4% -0.4% 29,256 -2,344
Daphne, AL 5.1% -0.5% 4,698 -433
Decatur, AL 5.5% -0.5% 3,797 -357
Dothan, AL 5.8% -0.5% 3,637 -345
Florence, AL 6.2% -0.6% 4,137 -398
Gadsden, AL 5.7% -0.6% 2,566 -216
Huntsville, AL 5.0% -0.5% 10,976 -915
Mobile, AL 7.0% -0.7% 13,049 -1,226
Montgomery, AL 5.6% -0.4% 9,669 -678
Tuscaloosa, AL 5.7% -0.5% 6,534 -497
Anchorage, AK 6.0% 0.1% 12,171 216
Fairbanks, AK 5.6% -0.1% 2,595 -13
Flagstaff, AZ 5.9% 0.0% 4,513 83
Lake Havasu City, AZ 6.0% 0.0% 4,967 104
Phoenix, AZ 4.6% 0.1% 105,965 4,054
Prescott, AZ 4.7% 0.2% 4,830 232
Sierra Vista, AZ 5.9% 0.1% 2,997 69
Tucson, AZ 4.9% 0.2% 23,415 869
Yuma, AZ 17.9% 0.0% 17,225 -89
Fayetteville, AR 2.7% 0.1% 7,219 241
Fort Smith, AR 4.2% 0.1% 5,034 129
Hot Springs, AR 4.1% 0.1% 1,645 27
Jonesboro, AR 3.1% 0.0% 1,927 21
Little Rock, AR 3.4% 0.1% 11,869 138
Pine Bluff, AR 5.1% 0.3% 1,800 100
Bakersfield, CA 9.8% -0.1% 38,236 -774
Chico, CA 6.0% -0.1% 6,231 -116
El Centro, CA 21.3% -1.0% 16,038 -1,074
Fresno, CA 9.2% -0.1% 41,128 -462
Hanford, CA 9.7% 0.0% 5,540 -44
Los Angeles, CA 4.5% -0.1% 301,360 -3,931
Madera, CA 8.8% -0.1% 5,387 -132
Merced, CA 10.3% 0.1% 11,804 -22
Modesto, CA 7.7% -0.3% 18,928 -787
Napa, CA 3.8% -0.2% 2,847 -127
Oxnard, CA 4.7% -0.1% 20,209 -437
Redding, CA 6.0% -0.3% 4,461 -226
Riverside, CA 5.5% -0.1% 109,378 -2,540
Sacramento, CA 4.9% -0.1% 52,419 -1,091
Salinas, CA 7.4% -0.1% 16,701 -48
San Diego, CA 4.3% -0.1% 67,271 -1,819
San Francisco, CA 3.5% -0.1% 87,956 -3,052
San Jose, CA 3.5% -0.1% 37,141 -981
San Luis Obispo, CA 3.8% -0.2% 5,421 -188
Santa Cruz, CA 6.5% -0.1% 9,430 -192
Santa Maria, CA 4.9% -0.1% 10,682 -262
Santa Rosa, CA 3.6% -0.1% 9,295 -405
Stockton, CA 7.6% -0.1% 24,236 -555
Vallejo, CA 5.1% -0.1% 10,663 -272
Visalia, CA 10.9% -0.1% 22,416 -333
Yuba City, CA 8.9% -0.1% 6,550 -124
Boulder, CO 2.6% 0.1% 4,751 121
Colorado Springs, CO 3.4% 0.1% 11,306 535
Denver, CO 2.9% 0.1% 45,152 1,313
Fort Collins, CO 2.6% 0.0% 4,953 44
Grand Junction, CO 4.7% -0.2% 3,396 -116
Greeley, CO 2.9% 0.1% 4,342 98
Pueblo, CO 4.5% 0.1% 3,318 95
Bridgeport, CT 5.1% 0.2% 23,757 835
Danbury, CT 4.3% 0.1% 4,686 178
Hartford, CT 5.1% 0.2% 31,738 1,215
New Haven, CT 5.0% 0.1% 16,376 638
Norwich, CT 5.0% 0.2% 7,216 276
Waterbury, CT 6.2% 0.3% 6,939 329
Dover, DE 4.8% 0.2% 3,776 179
Salisbury, MD 5.8% 0.1% 10,935 307
Washington, DC 3.7% 0.0% 124,519 892
Cape Coral, FL 4.7% -0.2% 15,556 -577
Crestview, FL 3.9% -0.3% 4,894 -269
Deltona, FL 5.2% -0.2% 15,354 -666
Gainesville, FL 4.3% -0.2% 6,192 -224
Homosassa Springs, FL 6.7% -0.3% 3,238 -126
Jacksonville, FL 4.7% -0.2% 35,318 -1,676
Lakeland, FL 5.6% -0.3% 16,545 -675
Miami, FL 5.0% -0.1% 156,369 -2,730
Naples, FL 5.0% -0.2% 8,440 -308
North Port, FL 4.6% -0.2% 16,626 -622
Ocala, FL 5.7% -0.4% 7,844 -373
Orlando, FL 4.4% -0.2% 57,314 -2,587
Palm Bay, FL 5.0% -0.3% 13,594 -449
Panama City, FL 4.8% -0.2% 4,598 -119
Pensacola, FL 4.7% -0.3% 10,492 -499
Port St Lucie, FL 5.5% -0.3% 11,547 -451
Punta Gorda, FL 5.3% -0.2% 3,781 -114
Sebastian, FL 6.3% -0.3% 4,036 -145
Sebring, FL 6.7% -0.2% 2,475 -71
Tallahassee, FL 4.7% -0.3% 9,033 -509
Tampa, FL 4.7% -0.2% 70,307 -2,770
The Villages, FL 7.0% -0.1% 2,123 -13
Albany, GA 6.2% -0.1% 4,164 -139
Athens, GA 4.9% -0.2% 4,867 -182
Atlanta, GA 4.9% -0.3% 147,844 -6,089
Augusta, GA 5.4% -0.3% 14,269 -767
Brunswick, GA 5.3% -0.2% 2,768 -107
Columbus, GA 6.4% -0.2% 8,060 -201
Dalton, GA 6.1% -0.3% 3,870 -122
Gainesville, GA 4.2% -0.4% 4,140 -349
Hinesville, GA 5.7% -0.4% 1,889 -125
Macon, GA 5.6% -0.4% 5,927 -364
Rome, GA 5.8% -0.4% 2,577 -141
Savannah, GA 4.8% -0.2% 8,867 -410
Valdosta, GA 4.9% -0.4% 3,192 -229
Warner Robins, GA 5.5% -0.3% 4,590 -266
Kahului, HI 3.1% -0.1% 2,694 -113
Urban Honolulu, HI 2.6% -0.1% 12,730 -465
Boise City, ID 3.5% -0.1% 11,883 -220
Coeur dAlene, ID 4.2% 0.0% 3,132 23
Idaho Falls, ID 2.9% -0.1% 1,957 -49
Lewiston, ID 3.3% -0.3% 1,048 -77
Pocatello, ID 3.4% -0.1% 1,422 -28
Bloomington, IL 4.7% -0.8% 4,553 -761
Carbondale, IL 5.4% -0.9% 3,214 -489
Champaign, IL 4.9% -0.5% 5,882 -715
Chicago, IL 4.9% -0.6% 242,348 -28,522
Danville, IL 6.7% -0.9% 2,357 -309
Davenport, IA 4.8% -0.6% 9,200 -1,096
Decatur, IL 6.1% -0.7% 3,084 -318
Kankakee, IL 5.9% -1.0% 3,274 -577
Peoria, IL 6.3% -0.8% 11,410 -1,469
Rockford, IL 8.6% -0.5% 14,614 -965
Springfield, IL 4.6% -0.7% 5,300 -771
Bloomington, IN 4.3% -0.1% 3,292 -40
Columbus, IN 3.0% 0.0% 1,358 -6
Elkhart, IN 3.1% 0.0% 3,396 29
Evansville, IN 3.9% -0.1% 6,262 -175
Fort Wayne, IN 3.8% 0.0% 8,064 -57
Indianapolis, IN 3.8% 0.1% 39,519 631
Kokomo, IN 4.4% -0.1% 1,713 -12
Lafayette, IN 3.8% 0.0% 4,254 73
Michigan City, IN 5.3% -0.2% 2,541 -115
Muncie, IN 4.9% -0.1% 2,680 -50
South Bend, IN 4.2% 0.0% 6,685 7
Terre Haute, IN 5.0% -0.1% 3,849 -86
Ames, IA 2.1% -0.1% 1,190 -100
Cedar Rapids, IA 3.2% -0.3% 4,556 -446
Des Moines, IA 2.9% -0.3% 10,046 -858
Dubuque, IA 2.9% -0.4% 1,615 -194
Iowa City, IA 2.5% -0.2% 2,448 -166
Sioux City, IA 3.4% -0.2% 3,105 -174
Waterloo, IA 3.7% -0.6% 3,311 -546
Lawrence, KS 3.3% -0.1% 2,163 -55
Manhattan, KS 3.0% -0.2% 1,506 -80
Topeka, KS 3.8% -0.2% 4,606 -189
Wichita, KS 4.5% 0.0% 13,882 -51
Bowling Green, KY 4.1% -0.1% 3,348 -58
Elizabethtown, KY 4.6% -0.2% 3,047 -148
Lexington, KY 3.6% -0.2% 9,722 -321
Louisville, KY 4.1% -0.1% 26,979 -769
Owensboro, KY 4.6% -0.1% 2,553 -39
Alexandria, LA 6.3% 0.2% 4,151 146
Baton Rouge, LA 4.9% 0.0% 20,865 357
Hammond, LA 6.3% 0.0% 3,449 65
Houma, LA 6.5% 0.0% 5,878 21
Lafayette, LA 6.6% 0.0% 14,157 59
Lake Charles, LA 4.5% 0.0% 4,862 71
Monroe, LA 5.9% 0.0% 4,809 54
New Orleans, LA 5.2% -0.1% 31,014 -338
Shreveport, LA 5.9% 0.0% 11,220 200
Bangor, ME 3.0% -0.3% 2,097 -227
Lewiston, ME 2.7% -0.2% 1,530 -132
Portland, ME 2.5% -0.2% 5,121 -317
Baltimore, MD 4.4% 0.1% 66,280 2,400
California, MD 4.1% 0.2% 2,235 103
Cumberland, MD 5.7% 0.0% 2,515 -12
Hagerstown, MD 4.2% 0.1% 5,562 213
Barnstable Town, MA 4.5% 0.7% 5,595 836
Boston, MA 3.3% 0.3% 90,272 9,856
Leominster, MA 4.3% 0.5% 3,345 417
New Bedford, MA 5.1% 0.5% 4,364 513
Pittsfield, MA 4.3% 0.4% 1,875 212
Springfield, MA 4.5% 0.5% 16,507 1,926
Worcester, MA 4.1% 0.5% 14,276 1,591
Ann Arbor, MI 3.6% 0.1% 7,089 302
Battle Creek, MI 4.9% 0.2% 3,175 97
Bay City, MI 5.7% 0.3% 2,964 136
Detroit, MI 5.9% 0.1% 123,155 2,179
Flint, MI 5.8% 0.1% 10,663 275
Grand Rapids, MI 3.4% 0.0% 19,748 -85
Jackson, MI 5.0% 0.1% 3,711 111
Kalamazoo, MI 4.4% 0.1% 7,572 199
Lansing, MI 4.1% 0.1% 10,359 474
Midland, MI 4.9% 0.1% 2,011 50
Monroe, MI 5.0% 0.7% 3,919 607
Muskegon, MI 5.4% 0.1% 4,207 20
Niles, MI 5.2% 0.2% 3,871 118
Saginaw, MI 5.6% 0.4% 4,986 317
Duluth, MN 5.4% -0.3% 7,709 -329
Mankato, MN 3.5% 0.2% 2,082 100
Minneapolis, MN 3.8% 0.1% 73,273 822
Rochester, MN 3.4% 0.0% 4,050 -61
St Cloud, MN 4.1% 0.0% 4,507 -64
Gulfport, MS 5.0% -0.8% 8,336 -1,335
Hattiesburg, MS 4.3% -0.7% 2,982 -467
Jackson, MS 4.0% -0.6% 11,084 -1,405
Cape Girardeau, MO 4.4% -0.3% 2,122 -146
Columbia, MO 3.0% 0.0% 2,991 -37
Jefferson City, MO 3.5% 0.0% 2,617 -43
Joplin, MO 4.1% 0.1% 3,483 23
Kansas City, MO 4.1% -0.1% 46,189 -1,899
St Joseph, MO 4.0% -0.1% 2,611 -79
St Louis, MO 4.1% -0.2% 60,707 -2,403
Springfield, MO 3.7% 0.0% 8,687 62
Billings, MT 3.3% -0.2% 2,941 -176
Great Falls, MT 3.5% -0.3% 1,347 -112
Missoula, MT 3.3% -0.1% 2,060 -37
Grand Island, NE 3.7% -0.6% 1,631 -273
Lincoln, NE 2.6% -0.2% 4,653 -418
Omaha, NE 3.1% -0.1% 14,744 -500
Carson City, NV 5.1% 0.2% 1,263 63
Las Vegas, NV 5.1% 0.2% 53,463 1,892
Reno, NV 4.3% 0.2% 10,057 374
Dover, NH 2.4% 0.1% 2,015 89
Manchester, NH 2.8% 0.1% 3,266 142
Portsmouth, NH 2.3% 0.0% 1,782 12
Atlantic City, NJ 7.0% 0.1% 8,597 81
Ocean City, NJ 9.0% 0.2% 4,354 64
Trenton, NJ 3.9% 0.1% 7,786 129
Vineland, NJ 6.3% 0.0% 4,290 62
Albuquerque, NM 6.3% 0.2% 26,689 732
Farmington, NM 9.0% -0.2% 4,920 -113
Las Cruces, NM 7.4% 0.2% 7,088 230
Santa Fe, NM 5.4% 0.1% 3,979 103
Albany, NY 4.0% 0.0% 17,699 67
Binghamton, NY 5.3% 0.2% 5,655 191
Buffalo, NY 5.0% 0.0% 27,235 147
Elmira, NY 5.2% 0.3% 1,861 91
Glens Falls, NY 4.5% -0.1% 2,721 -64
Ithaca, NY 3.9% 0.3% 2,017 80
Kingston, NY 4.4% 0.1% 3,857 76
New York, NY 4.3% 0.0% 426,342 297
Rochester, NY 4.6% 0.0% 23,980 442
Syracuse, NY 4.8% 0.1% 14,603 215
Utica, NY 4.8% 0.1% 6,118 66
Watertown, NY 6.2% 0.0% 2,868 23
Asheville, NC 3.8% -0.3% 8,714 -661
Burlington, NC 4.5% -0.3% 3,610 -202
Charlotte, NC 4.6% -0.2% 60,004 -2,410
Durham, NC 4.3% -0.2% 12,658 -603
Fayetteville, NC 6.2% -0.3% 9,113 -539
Goldsboro, NC 5.6% -0.4% 3,018 -200
Greensboro, NC 5.0% -0.2% 18,586 -986
Greenville, NC 5.4% -0.3% 4,761 -280
Hickory, NC 4.4% -0.4% 7,609 -709
Jacksonville, NC 5.3% -0.3% 3,407 -202
New Bern, NC 4.9% -0.4% 2,582 -202
Raleigh, NC 4.2% -0.2% 29,082 -1,428
Rocky Mount, NC 7.0% -0.4% 4,690 -264
Wilmington, NC 4.5% -0.3% 6,515 -397
Winston, NC 4.6% -0.3% 14,964 -924
Bismarck, ND 2.8% 0.0% 1,977 -36
Fargo, ND 2.7% 0.0% 3,723 2
Grand Forks, ND 3.0% -0.1% 1,712 -67
Akron, OH 5.3% 0.1% 19,063 284
Canton, OH 5.6% 0.0% 11,221 121
Cincinnati, OH 4.3% -0.1% 47,834 -485
Cleveland, OH 6.1% 0.3% 62,699 3,026
Columbus, OH 4.2% -0.1% 45,217 -46
Dayton, OH 4.8% 0.1% 18,519 441
Lima, OH 5.2% 0.0% 2,526 -15
Mansfield, OH 5.6% 0.0% 3,004 44
Springfield, OH 5.0% 0.0% 3,164 19
Toledo, OH 5.0% 0.2% 15,413 734
Weirton, WV 7.0% 0.0% 3,569 -11
Youngstown, OH 6.6% 0.5% 16,489 1,504
Lawton, OK 4.5% 0.2% 2,377 92
Oklahoma City, OK 4.1% 0.2% 27,526 1,198
Tulsa, OK 4.7% 0.1% 22,336 299
Albany, OR 4.5% -0.6% 2,582 -331
Bend, OR 3.7% -0.6% 3,435 -465
Corvallis, OR 2.9% -0.3% 1,356 -150
Eugene, OR 4.0% -0.5% 7,229 -778
Grants Pass, OR 4.4% -0.7% 1,548 -224
Medford, OR 4.0% -0.7% 4,078 -675
Portland, OR 3.5% -0.4% 44,635 -5,493
Salem, OR 3.6% -0.6% 7,261 -1,110
Allentown, PA 4.8% 0.0% 20,503 106
Altoona, PA 4.7% 0.0% 2,813 -13
Bloomsburg, PA 5.0% -0.1% 2,150 -37
Chambersburg, PA 4.5% -0.1% 3,429 -122
East Stroudsburg, PA 5.8% 0.1% 4,705 59
Erie, PA 6.0% 0.0% 7,953 -17
Gettysburg, PA 3.6% -0.1% 2,005 -33
Harrisburg, PA 4.0% 0.0% 11,826 134
Johnstown, PA 6.0% -0.1% 3,648 -16
Lancaster, PA 3.7% -0.1% 10,168 -224
Lebanon, PA 3.9% 0.0% 2,742 -1
Philadelphia, PA 4.5% 0.0% 140,123 1,295
Pittsburgh, PA 5.3% 0.0% 64,065 323
Reading, PA 4.4% -0.1% 9,414 -66
Scranton, PA 5.5% 0.1% 15,118 222
State College, PA 3.9% 0.0% 3,103 30
Williamsport, PA 5.6% -0.1% 3,271 -65
York, PA 4.3% 0.0% 10,126 21
Providence, RI 4.5% -0.1% 30,336 -756
Charleston, SC 3.9% 0.0% 14,728 -208
Columbia, SC 4.3% 0.0% 17,558 -4
Florence, SC 4.8% 0.0% 4,683 50
Greenville, SC 4.0% -0.1% 16,941 -537
Hilton Head Island, SC 4.2% -0.1% 3,615 -41
Myrtle Beach, SC 5.1% -0.1% 9,748 -197
Spartanburg, SC 4.3% -0.1% 6,778 -75
Sumter, SC 5.4% -0.1% 2,423 -40
Rapid City, SD 3.0% -0.1% 2,204 -29
Sioux Falls, SD 2.4% 0.0% 3,607 50
Chattanooga, TN 4.9% -0.4% 13,019 -868
Clarksville, TN 5.5% -0.4% 6,180 -420
Cleveland, TN 4.8% -0.3% 2,859 -214
Jackson, TN 5.0% -0.5% 3,200 -311
Johnson City, TN 5.5% -0.4% 4,935 -448
Kingsport, TN 5.0% -0.4% 6,957 -554
Knoxville, TN 4.7% -0.4% 19,476 -1,678
Memphis, TN 5.2% -0.4% 32,673 -2,474
Morristown, TN 5.0% -0.5% 2,590 -248
Nashville, TN 3.8% -0.4% 38,155 -3,066
Abilene, TX 4.3% 0.2% 3,219 158
Amarillo, TX 3.5% 0.2% 4,663 283
Austin, TX 3.6% 0.2% 40,844 2,954
Beaumont, TX 8.1% 0.4% 14,150 528
Brownsville, TX 7.9% 0.3% 13,378 559
College Station, TX 3.8% 0.2% 4,874 210
Corpus Christi, TX 6.8% 0.3% 14,050 513
Dallas, TX 4.2% 0.3% 157,355 10,479
El Paso, TX 5.3% 0.2% 18,887 967
Houston, TX 5.8% 0.2% 194,282 8,194
Killeen, TX 4.8% 0.2% 8,604 508
Laredo, TX 5.0% 0.2% 5,690 143
Longview, TX 6.6% 0.3% 6,468 213
Lubbock, TX 3.6% 0.1% 5,799 338
McAllen, TX 8.6% 0.2% 29,299 830
Midland, TX 4.2% 0.0% 3,653 -15
Odessa, TX 5.8% 0.0% 4,406 13
San Angelo, TX 4.6% 0.1% 2,497 45
San Antonio, TX 4.1% 0.2% 47,112 3,133
Sherman, TX 4.1% 0.3% 2,544 183
Texarkana, TX 4.9% 0.2% 3,167 107
Tyler, TX 4.7% 0.2% 5,042 228
Victoria, TX 5.9% 0.2% 2,800 69
Waco, TX 4.4% 0.2% 5,438 354
Wichita Falls, TX 4.6% 0.2% 2,924 104
Logan, UT 2.8% 0.1% 1,915 14
Ogden, UT 3.1% 0.1% 9,984 357
Provo, UT 2.7% 0.0% 7,992 188
St George, UT 3.2% 0.1% 2,206 55
Salt Lake City, UT 2.9% 0.1% 18,985 806
Burlington, VT 2.4% 0.1% 3,058 148
Blacksburg, VA 4.2% -0.8% 3,841 -743
Charlottesville, VA 3.3% -0.1% 3,895 -149
Harrisonburg, VA 3.6% -0.3% 2,367 -122
Lynchburg, VA 4.2% -0.2% 5,139 -244
Richmond, VA 3.9% -0.1% 26,007 -828
Roanoke, VA 3.7% -0.1% 5,820 -322
Staunton, VA 3.3% -0.3% 1,963 -142
Virginia Beach, VA 4.2% -0.1% 35,224 -1,047
Winchester, VA 3.3% -0.2% 2,314 -127
Bellingham, WA 5.4% -0.4% 5,881 -345
Bremerton, WA 5.2% -0.3% 6,185 -371
Kennewick, WA 6.6% -0.2% 8,917 -377
Longview, WA 6.7% -0.4% 3,024 -195
Mount Vernon, WA 5.9% -0.3% 3,423 -238
Olympia, WA 5.3% -0.2% 6,912 -371
Seattle, WA 3.8% -0.4% 77,319 -8,739
Spokane, WA 6.1% -0.1% 15,744 -311
Walla Walla, WA 5.5% -0.3% 1,699 -78
Wenatchee, WA 5.7% -0.2% 3,731 -121
Yakima, WA 7.9% -0.2% 10,129 -253
Beckley, WV 5.4% -0.7% 2,425 -320
Charleston, WV 4.9% -0.4% 4,746 -396
Huntington, WV 5.6% -0.3% 8,295 -465
Morgantown, WV 3.9% -0.3% 2,564 -248
Parkersburg, WV 5.3% -0.4% 2,062 -147
Wheeling, WV 6.3% -0.2% 4,085 -87
Appleton, WI 3.1% -0.1% 4,099 -192
Eau Claire, WI 3.3% -0.3% 3,009 -323
Fond du Lac, WI 2.9% -0.1% 1,662 -93
Green Bay, WI 3.2% -0.2% 5,503 -346
Janesville, WI 4.4% 0.0% 3,788 69
La Crosse, WI 3.5% -0.1% 2,733 -54
Madison, WI 2.7% 0.0% 10,444 -87
Milwaukee, WI 3.9% -0.1% 32,379 -486
Oshkosh, WI 3.2% -0.1% 3,009 -80
Racine, WI 4.4% -0.1% 4,377 -67
Sheboygan, WI 2.9% -0.2% 1,835 -87
Wausau, WI 3.0% -0.2% 2,240 -171
Casper, WY 6.4% -0.4% 2,575 -175
Cheyenne, WY 3.7% -0.1% 1,857 -55