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Carson City, Nevada Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Carson City fell 0.1 percentage points in July 2014 to 8.0%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.3 percentage points higher than the Nevada rate. The unemployment rate in Carson City peaked in November 2010 at 13.2% and is now 5.2 percentage points lower. You can also compare Carson City unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate July 2014 Month/Month Year/Year
National 6.2% +0.1 -1.1
Nevada 7.7% 0.0 -2.2
Carson City 8.0% -0.1 -2.2
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with July 2014 data as August metro level unemployment data has not yet been released.

Unemployment Rate: Carson City, Nevada, National

Carson City, Nevada monthly unemployment rate chart

Note: Recessions shown in gray.

Carson City, Nevada Unemployed

The number of people unemployed in Carson City peaked in November 2010 at 3,866. There are now 1,760 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. Carson City employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Carson City, Nevada) is also available.

Unemployed Persons July 2014 Month/Month Year/Year
Carson City 2,106 -51 -667

Number of Unemployed Persons

Carson City, Nevada Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Nevada
Unemployment Rate
Carson City
Unemployment Rate
Carson City
Unemployed
August
2014
6.1%
July
2014
6.2% 7.7% 8.0% 2,106
June
2014
6.1% 7.7% 8.1% 2,157
May
2014
6.3% 7.9% 8.4% 2,231
April
2014
6.3% 8.0% 8.5% 2,275
March
2014
6.7% 8.5% 8.9% 2,386
February
2014
6.7% 8.5% 8.9% 2,377
January
2014
6.6% 8.7% 9.1% 2,422
December
2013
6.7% 9.0% 9.4% 2,511
November
2013
7.0% 9.1% 9.6% 2,560
October
2013
7.2% 9.4% 9.8% 2,616
September
2013
7.2% 9.6% 10.0% 2,674
August
2013
7.2% 9.8% 10.1% 2,728

1. Metro area unemployment rates are now seasonally adjusted. The BLS has started publishing smoothed seasonally adjusted metropolitan area data which makes comparisons to state and national data more relevant than the unadjusted numbers.