Department of Numbers

Nevada Unemployment

According to the BLS current population survey (CPS), the unemployment rate for Nevada fell 0.3 percentage points in September 2014 to 7.3%. The state unemployment rate was 1.4 percentage points higher than the national rate for the month. The unemployment rate in Nevada peaked in August 2010 at 13.9% and is now 6.6 percentage points lower. You can also see Nevada unemployment compared to other states.

Unemployment Rate September 2014 Month/Month Year/Year
National 5.9% -0.2 -1.3
Nevada 7.3% -0.3 -2.3

Unemployment Rate: Nevada, National

Nevada monthly unemployment rate chart from 1990 to September 2014

Note: Recessions shown in gray

Nevada Unemployed

The number of people unemployed in Nevada peaked in October 2010 at 194,404. There are now 94,342 fewer people unemployed in the state. Nevada job growth data is also available.

Unemployed Persons September 2014 Month/Month Year/Year
Nevada 100,062 -3,723 -31,286

Number of Unemployed Persons

Monthly chart of total unemployed in Nevada from 1990 to September 2014

Nevada Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Nevada
Unemployment Rate
Nevada
Unemployed
September 2014 5.9% 7.3% 100,062
August 2014 6.1% 7.6% 103,785
July 2014 6.2% 7.7% 105,223
June 2014 6.1% 7.7% 105,392
May 2014 6.3% 7.9% 108,208
April 2014 6.3% 8.0% 110,019
March 2014 6.7% 8.5% 117,320
February 2014 6.7% 8.5% 116,631
January 2014 6.6% 8.7% 118,545
December 2013 6.7% 9.0% 122,172
November 2013 7.0% 9.1% 124,927
October 2013 7.2% 9.4% 128,070
September 2013 7.2% 9.6% 131,348