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Mansfield, Ohio Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Mansfield fell 0.0 percentage points in May 2015 to 5.6%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.4 percentage points higher than the Ohio rate. The unemployment rate in Mansfield peaked in May 2009 at 13.4% and is now 7.8 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 5.6% in December 2014, the unemployment rate has now grown by 0.0 percentage points. You can also compare Mansfield unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate May 2015 Month/Month Year/Year
National 5.5% +0.1 -0.8
Ohio 5.2% 0.0 -0.5
Mansfield 5.6% 0.0 -0.8
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1

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 5,333 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. Mansfield employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Mansfield, Ohio) is also available.

Unemployed Persons May 2015 Month/Month Year/Year
Mansfield 3,043 -11 -415

Number of Unemployed Persons

Mansfield, Ohio Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Ohio
Unemployment Rate
Mansfield
Unemployment Rate
Mansfield
Unemployed
May
2015
5.5% 5.2% 5.6% 3,043
April
2015
5.4% 5.2% 5.6% 3,054
March
2015
5.5% 5.1% 5.7% 3,144
February
2015
5.5% 5.1% 5.8% 3,174
January
2015
5.7% 5.1% 5.9% 3,281
December
2014
5.6% 5.1% 5.6% 3,049
November
2014
5.8% 5.2% 5.7% 3,119
October
2014
5.7% 5.2% 5.8% 3,166
September
2014
5.9% 5.3% 6.0% 3,263
August
2014
6.1% 5.4% 6.3% 3,422
July
2014
6.2% 5.5% 6.4% 3,512
June
2014
6.1% 5.6% 6.4% 3,490

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.