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Mansfield, Ohio Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Mansfield fell 0.0 percentage points in August 2014 to 6.0%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.3 percentage points higher than the Ohio rate. The unemployment rate in Mansfield peaked in June 2009 at 13.1% and is now 7.1 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 5.9% in June 2014, the unemployment rate has now grown by 0.1 percentage points. You can also compare Mansfield unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate August 2014 Month/Month Year/Year
National 6.1% -0.1 -1.1
Ohio 5.7% 0.0 -1.8
Mansfield 6.0% 0.0 -2.3
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with August 2014 data as September metro level unemployment data has not yet been released.

Unemployment Rate: Mansfield, Ohio, National

Mansfield, Ohio monthly unemployment rate chart

Note: Recessions shown in gray.

Mansfield, Ohio Unemployed

The number of people unemployed in Mansfield peaked in June 2009 at 8,129. There are now 4,801 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. From a recent trough of 3,275 in June 2014, the number of unemployed has now grown by 53. Mansfield employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Mansfield, Ohio) is also available.

Unemployed Persons August 2014 Month/Month Year/Year
Mansfield 3,328 +5 -1,363

Number of Unemployed Persons

Mansfield, Ohio Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Ohio
Unemployment Rate
Mansfield
Unemployment Rate
Mansfield
Unemployed
September
2014
5.9% 5.6%
August
2014
6.1% 5.7% 6.0% 3,328
July
2014
6.2% 5.7% 6.0% 3,323
June
2014
6.1% 5.5% 5.9% 3,275
May
2014
6.3% 5.5% 6.0% 3,340
April
2014
6.3% 5.7% 6.3% 3,548
March
2014
6.7% 6.1% 6.8% 3,853
February
2014
6.7% 6.5% 7.3% 4,128
January
2014
6.6% 6.9% 7.6% 4,340
December
2013
6.7% 7.1% 7.9% 4,485
November
2013
7.0% 7.2% 8.0% 4,536
October
2013
7.2% 7.4% 8.1% 4,591
September
2013
7.2% 7.4% 8.2% 4,645

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.