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Mansfield, Ohio Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Mansfield fell 0.2 percentage points in April 2017 to 5.2%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.2 percentage points higher than the Ohio rate. The unemployment rate in Mansfield peaked in May 2009 at 13.4% and is now 8.2 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 5.2% in August 2015, the unemployment rate has now grown by 0.0 percentage points. You can also compare Mansfield unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate April 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
National 4.4% -0.1 -0.6
Ohio 5.0% -0.1 0.0
Mansfield 5.2% -0.2 -0.3
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with April 2017 data as May 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 May 2009 at 8,376. There are now 5,598 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. From a recent trough of 2,770 in August 2015, the number of unemployed has now grown by 8. Mansfield employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Mansfield, Ohio) is also available.

Unemployed Persons April 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
Mansfield 2,778 -108 -195

Number of Unemployed Persons

Mansfield, Ohio Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Ohio
Unemployment Rate
Mansfield
Unemployment Rate
Mansfield
Unemployed
May
2017
4.3% 4.9%
April
2017
4.4% 5.0% 5.2% 2,778
March
2017
4.5% 5.1% 5.4% 2,886
February
2017
4.7% 5.1% 5.7% 3,023
January
2017
4.8% 5.0% 5.6% 2,972
December
2016
4.7% 5.0% 5.4% 2,841
November
2016
4.6% 5.0% 5.3% 2,837
October
2016
4.8% 5.0% 5.5% 2,902
September
2016
4.9% 5.0% 5.5% 2,947
August
2016
4.9% 4.9% 5.5% 2,897
July
2016
4.9% 4.9% 5.4% 2,852
June
2016
4.9% 4.9% 5.3% 2,810

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.