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Carson City, Nevada Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Carson City fell 0.1 percentage points in February 2014 to 9.2%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.7 percentage points higher than the Nevada rate. The unemployment rate in Carson City peaked in October 2010 at 13.2% and is now 4.0 percentage points lower. You can also compare Carson City unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate February 2014 Month/Month Year/Year
National 6.7% +0.1 -1.0
Nevada 8.5% -0.2 -1.8
Carson City 9.2% -0.1 -0.7
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with February 2014 data as March 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 3,878. There are now 1,415 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 February 2014 Month/Month Year/Year
Carson City 2,463 -33 -242

Number of Unemployed Persons

Carson City, Nevada Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Nevada
Unemployment Rate
Carson City
Unemployment Rate
Carson City
Unemployed
March
2014
6.7% 8.5%
February
2014
6.7% 8.5% 9.2% 2,463
January
2014
6.6% 8.7% 9.3% 2,496
December
2013
6.7% 9.0% 9.5% 2,539
November
2013
7.0% 9.1% 9.7% 2,595
October
2013
7.2% 9.4% 9.8% 2,639
September
2013
7.2% 9.6% 9.8% 2,631
August
2013
7.2% 9.8% 9.8% 2,657
July
2013
7.3% 9.9% 9.9% 2,696
June
2013
7.5% 10.0% 10.1% 2,745
May
2013
7.5% 10.1% 10.0% 2,718
April
2013
7.5% 10.1% 10.0% 2,727
March
2013
7.5% 10.2% 9.9% 2,722

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.