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Mansfield, Ohio Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Mansfield fell 0.4 percentage points in February 2014 to 7.4%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.9 percentage points higher than the Ohio rate. The unemployment rate in Mansfield peaked in July 2009 at 13.2% and is now 5.8 percentage points lower. You can also compare Mansfield unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate February 2014 Month/Month Year/Year
National 6.7% +0.1 -1.0
Ohio 6.5% -0.4 -0.8
Mansfield 7.4% -0.4 -0.9
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: 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 8,149. There are now 3,959 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. Mansfield employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Mansfield, Ohio) is also available.

Unemployed Persons February 2014 Month/Month Year/Year
Mansfield 4,190 -255 -562

Number of Unemployed Persons

Mansfield, Ohio Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Ohio
Unemployment Rate
Mansfield
Unemployment Rate
Mansfield
Unemployed
March
2014
6.7% 6.1%
February
2014
6.7% 6.5% 7.4% 4,190
January
2014
6.6% 6.9% 7.8% 4,445
December
2013
6.7% 7.1% 8.1% 4,625
November
2013
7.0% 7.2% 8.4% 4,727
October
2013
7.2% 7.4% 8.3% 4,676
September
2013
7.2% 7.4% 8.3% 4,684
August
2013
7.2% 7.5% 8.1% 4,569
July
2013
7.3% 7.5% 8.1% 4,558
June
2013
7.5% 7.4% 8.1% 4,585
May
2013
7.5% 7.4% 8.1% 4,609
April
2013
7.5% 7.3% 8.2% 4,648
March
2013
7.5% 7.3% 8.3% 4,755

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.