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Carson City, Nevada Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Carson City rose 0.1 percentage points in June 2015 to 7.4%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.5 percentage points higher than the Nevada rate. The unemployment rate in Carson City peaked in December 2010 at 13.8% and is now 6.4 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 7.3% in January 2015, the unemployment rate has now grown by 0.1 percentage points. You can also compare Carson City unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate June 2015 Month/Month Year/Year
National 5.3% -0.2 -0.8
Nevada 6.9% -0.1 -0.9
Carson City 7.4% +0.1 -1.2
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1

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 December 2010 at 3,696. There are now 1,833 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. From a recent trough of 1,819 in March 2015, the number of unemployed has now grown by 44. Carson City employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Carson City, Nevada) is also available.

Unemployed Persons June 2015 Month/Month Year/Year
Carson City 1,863 +26 -284

Number of Unemployed Persons

Carson City, Nevada Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Nevada
Unemployment Rate
Carson City
Unemployment Rate
Carson City
Unemployed
June
2015
5.3% 6.9% 7.4% 1,863
May
2015
5.5% 7.0% 7.3% 1,837
April
2015
5.4% 7.1% 7.5% 1,880
March
2015
5.5% 7.1% 7.3% 1,819
February
2015
5.5% 7.1% 7.4% 1,846
January
2015
5.7% 7.1% 7.3% 1,826
December
2014
5.6% 7.0% 7.6% 1,879
November
2014
5.8% 7.1% 7.8% 1,937
October
2014
5.7% 7.2% 8.0% 1,998
September
2014
5.9% 7.3% 8.2% 2,044
August
2014
6.1% 7.5% 8.3% 2,081
July
2014
6.2% 7.6% 8.5% 2,115

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.