Department of Numbers

Unemployment Rate by Metropolitan Area

The November 2019 unemployment rate and total unemployed for 387 metropolitan areas tracked by the BLS are shown below. Unemployment rates by state are also available. Visit the unemployment overview page to see all unemployment data. Click on a header to sort.

City, State November 2019
Unemployment Rate
1 Month
Unemployment
Rate Change
November 2019
Unemployed
1 Month
Unemployed Change
Anniston, AL 3.2% -0.1% 1,484 -42
Auburn, AL 2.4% 0.0% 1,848 -31
Birmingham, AL 2.5% 0.0% 13,826 -222
Daphne, AL 2.5% 0.0% 2,406 -51
Decatur, AL 2.5% 0.0% 1,797 -14
Dothan, AL 2.8% 0.0% 1,764 -60
Florence, AL 3.2% 0.0% 2,108 -42
Gadsden, AL 3.0% -0.1% 1,339 -39
Huntsville, AL 2.3% 0.0% 5,322 -73
Mobile, AL 3.4% 0.0% 6,443 -104
Montgomery, AL 2.6% 0.0% 4,559 -108
Tuscaloosa, AL 2.6% 0.0% 3,059 -95
Anchorage, AK 5.5% 0.0% 10,634 -95
Fairbanks, AK 5.4% 0.0% 2,416 -14
Flagstaff, AZ 5.4% -0.2% 4,299 -89
Lake Havasu City, AZ 5.7% -0.1% 5,091 -63
Phoenix, AZ 4.1% 0.0% 102,466 -1,629
Prescott, AZ 4.4% -0.1% 4,853 -59
Sierra Vista, AZ 5.7% -0.1% 2,933 -38
Tucson, AZ 4.4% -0.1% 22,198 -399
Yuma, AZ 16.8% -0.1% 16,861 -73
Fayetteville, AR 2.5% 0.0% 7,039 75
Fort Smith, AR 3.7% 0.0% 4,390 52
Hot Springs, AR 3.7% 0.0% 1,535 11
Jonesboro, AR 3.0% 0.1% 1,958 28
Little Rock, AR 3.3% 0.1% 11,697 212
Pine Bluff, AR 5.2% 0.0% 1,847 26
Bakersfield, CA 7.6% -0.1% 29,489 -537
Chico, CA 4.7% -0.1% 4,812 -126
El Centro, CA 19.6% 0.4% 14,129 392
Fresno, CA 7.0% -0.1% 31,777 -378
Hanford, CA 7.7% -0.1% 4,477 -38
Los Angeles, CA 4.0% 0.0% 270,120 118
Madera, CA 6.8% -0.1% 4,214 -60
Merced, CA 7.9% -0.1% 9,217 -96
Modesto, CA 5.9% -0.1% 14,389 -196
Napa, CA 2.7% -0.1% 2,019 -59
Oxnard, CA 3.4% 0.0% 14,280 -187
Redding, CA 4.6% -0.1% 3,382 -63
Riverside, CA 3.8% -0.1% 79,139 -541
Sacramento, CA 3.4% -0.1% 37,592 -503
Salinas, CA 5.8% 0.0% 12,976 -137
San Diego, CA 3.0% 0.0% 47,742 -471
San Francisco, CA 2.4% -0.1% 63,614 -638
San Jose, CA 2.4% 0.0% 26,494 -138
San Luis Obispo, CA 2.7% 0.0% 3,756 -60
Santa Cruz, CA 4.7% -0.1% 6,782 -108
Santa Maria, CA 3.5% -0.1% 7,650 -149
Santa Rosa, CA 2.5% -0.1% 6,632 -82
Stockton, CA 5.8% 0.0% 18,702 -226
Vallejo, CA 3.6% 0.0% 7,436 -108
Visalia, CA 9.4% -0.1% 19,282 -123
Yuba City, CA 6.7% -0.2% 5,023 -133
Boulder, CO 2.2% -0.1% 4,437 -70
Colorado Springs, CO 3.1% -0.1% 11,278 -101
Denver, CO 2.5% -0.1% 42,805 -544
Fort Collins, CO 2.2% -0.1% 4,621 -71
Grand Junction, CO 3.2% -0.1% 2,500 -75
Greeley, CO 2.4% -0.1% 4,158 -17
Pueblo, CO 4.0% 0.0% 3,024 -37
Bridgeport, CT 3.7% 0.1% 17,282 345
Danbury, CT 3.1% 0.1% 3,348 89
Hartford, CT 3.7% 0.1% 23,357 421
New Haven, CT 3.6% 0.1% 11,731 239
Norwich, CT 3.5% 0.0% 5,049 52
Waterbury, CT 4.5% 0.0% 5,088 69
Dover, DE 4.3% 0.1% 3,463 111
Salisbury, MD 4.6% 0.0% 8,857 78
Washington, DC 3.0% 0.0% 104,243 -1,034
Cape Coral, FL 2.9% -0.1% 10,388 -268
Crestview, FL 2.6% 0.0% 3,317 -99
Deltona, FL 3.3% -0.1% 10,142 -257
Gainesville, FL 2.9% -0.1% 4,256 -130
Homosassa Springs, FL 4.5% -0.1% 2,178 -58
Jacksonville, FL 2.9% -0.1% 23,317 -554
Lakeland, FL 3.5% -0.1% 10,554 -286
Miami, FL 3.0% 0.0% 96,443 -1,693
Naples, FL 2.8% 0.0% 5,042 -89
North Port, FL 2.9% -0.1% 10,759 -265
Ocala, FL 3.6% -0.1% 5,017 -149
Orlando, FL 2.8% -0.1% 38,935 -1,115
Palm Bay, FL 3.0% -0.1% 8,678 -222
Panama City, FL 3.4% -0.2% 3,152 -175
Pensacola, FL 3.0% -0.1% 6,875 -163
Port St Lucie, FL 3.3% -0.1% 7,316 -177
Punta Gorda, FL 3.4% -0.1% 2,498 -62
Sebastian, FL 3.3% 0.0% 2,207 -17
Sebring, FL 4.0% -0.1% 1,449 -58
Tallahassee, FL 3.0% -0.1% 6,014 -174
Tampa, FL 3.0% -0.1% 47,212 -1,211
The Villages, FL 4.4% -0.1% 1,409 -39
Albany, GA 3.9% -0.1% 2,590 -75
Athens, GA 3.0% -0.1% 2,992 -103
Atlanta, GA 3.0% -0.2% 94,146 -3,379
Augusta, GA 3.3% -0.1% 8,797 -368
Brunswick, GA 3.2% -0.1% 1,746 -57
Columbus, GA 3.8% -0.1% 4,657 -171
Dalton, GA 4.2% -0.1% 2,551 -75
Gainesville, GA 2.5% -0.1% 2,627 -91
Hinesville, GA 3.7% -0.2% 1,261 -45
Macon, GA 3.5% -0.1% 3,615 -132
Rome, GA 3.5% -0.1% 1,577 -20
Savannah, GA 3.1% -0.1% 5,807 -200
Valdosta, GA 3.3% -0.1% 2,137 -46
Warner Robins, GA 3.2% -0.2% 2,754 -142
Kahului, HI 2.6% 0.0% 2,155 -27
Urban Honolulu, HI 2.4% -0.1% 11,074 -191
Boise City, ID 2.8% 0.1% 10,402 114
Coeur dAlene, ID 3.5% 0.0% 2,798 -16
Idaho Falls, ID 2.4% 0.0% 1,750 25
Lewiston, ID 3.3% 0.0% 1,057 -4
Pocatello, ID 2.7% 0.0% 1,177 2
Bloomington, IL 3.6% -0.1% 3,437 -82
Carbondale, IL 3.8% -0.1% 2,343 -49
Champaign, IL 3.6% -0.1% 4,352 -114
Chicago, IL 3.7% 0.0% 183,022 -119
Danville, IL 5.0% -0.1% 1,666 -25
Davenport, IA 4.1% 0.1% 8,000 77
Decatur, IL 5.0% -0.1% 2,503 -51
Kankakee, IL 4.7% 0.0% 2,659 28
Peoria, IL 4.4% -0.1% 7,890 -158
Rockford, IL 5.6% -0.1% 9,376 -190
Springfield, IL 3.6% -0.1% 4,039 -104
Bloomington, IN 3.4% 0.0% 2,698 38
Columbus, IN 2.5% 0.1% 1,127 16
Elkhart, IN 2.9% -0.1% 3,398 -36
Evansville, IN 3.1% 0.0% 5,179 71
Fort Wayne, IN 3.1% 0.0% 6,880 120
Indianapolis, IN 3.0% 0.0% 32,013 107
Kokomo, IN 3.6% -0.1% 1,349 -43
Lafayette, IN 2.9% 0.0% 3,203 9
Michigan City, IN 4.3% 0.0% 2,017 -8
Muncie, IN 3.8% 0.0% 2,068 24
South Bend, IN 3.7% 0.0% 6,055 -2
Terre Haute, IN 4.2% 0.1% 3,194 44
Ames, IA 1.7% 0.0% 1,043 35
Cedar Rapids, IA 2.9% 0.1% 4,239 117
Des Moines, IA 2.5% 0.0% 9,363 175
Dubuque, IA 2.5% 0.1% 1,459 49
Iowa City, IA 2.0% 0.1% 1,966 56
Sioux City, IA 2.7% 0.1% 2,580 50
Waterloo, IA 3.0% 0.0% 2,773 20
Lawrence, KS 2.9% 0.0% 1,917 19
Manhattan, KS 2.8% 0.0% 1,348 4
Topeka, KS 3.1% -0.1% 3,835 -2
Wichita, KS 3.4% 0.0% 10,645 10
Bowling Green, KY 4.0% -0.1% 3,403 -39
Elizabethtown, KY 4.2% 0.0% 2,862 15
Lexington, KY 3.4% 0.0% 9,390 41
Louisville, KY 3.8% 0.0% 25,558 -70
Owensboro, KY 3.9% 0.0% 2,157 -23
Alexandria, LA 5.2% 0.2% 3,246 120
Baton Rouge, LA 4.4% 0.2% 18,280 673
Hammond, LA 5.4% 0.2% 2,941 111
Houma, LA 4.6% 0.1% 3,948 137
Lafayette, LA 4.6% 0.1% 9,865 391
Lake Charles, LA 3.9% 0.2% 4,421 185
Monroe, LA 5.3% 0.2% 4,172 192
New Orleans, LA 4.3% 0.2% 25,787 947
Shreveport, LA 5.2% 0.2% 9,501 417
Bangor, ME 2.8% 0.0% 1,983 4
Lewiston, ME 2.8% 0.0% 1,567 -8
Portland, ME 2.2% -0.1% 4,670 -44
Baltimore, MD 3.6% 0.0% 54,821 -967
California, MD 3.4% 0.0% 1,890 -28
Cumberland, MD 5.7% 0.0% 2,586 10
Hagerstown, MD 3.7% 0.0% 4,967 -20
Barnstable Town, MA 3.6% 0.0% 4,658 -51
Boston, MA 2.6% 0.0% 73,438 -644
Leominster, MA 3.3% 0.0% 2,708 -21
New Bedford, MA 4.5% 0.0% 3,890 -65
Pittsfield, MA 3.6% -0.1% 1,585 -29
Springfield, MA 3.5% -0.1% 13,767 -111
Worcester, MA 3.2% 0.0% 11,493 -106
Ann Arbor, MI 2.9% 0.0% 5,628 -99
Battle Creek, MI 4.1% -0.1% 2,591 -30
Bay City, MI 4.8% 0.0% 2,401 4
Detroit, MI 4.0% -0.2% 87,031 -3,321
Flint, MI 5.0% -0.1% 9,204 -163
Grand Rapids, MI 3.0% 0.0% 17,636 -108
Jackson, MI 3.8% 0.0% 2,824 -21
Kalamazoo, MI 3.6% -0.1% 6,125 -77
Lansing, MI 3.6% 0.0% 8,935 -102
Midland, MI 3.8% 0.0% 1,533 -7
Monroe, MI 3.6% -0.1% 2,740 -106
Muskegon, MI 4.2% 0.0% 3,339 12
Niles, MI 4.0% -0.1% 2,976 -49
Saginaw, MI 4.9% 0.0% 4,258 -10
Duluth, MN 4.2% 0.1% 6,027 166
Mankato, MN 2.7% 0.0% 1,696 -1
Minneapolis, MN 3.0% 0.0% 61,099 944
Rochester, MN 2.8% 0.0% 3,533 33
St Cloud, MN 3.3% 0.1% 3,753 48
Gulfport, MS 5.6% 0.1% 9,337 227
Hattiesburg, MS 4.9% 0.2% 3,430 83
Jackson, MS 4.9% 0.1% 13,298 316
Cape Girardeau, MO 3.1% 0.1% 1,534 60
Columbia, MO 2.3% 0.1% 2,256 61
Jefferson City, MO 2.6% 0.1% 1,961 73
Joplin, MO 2.9% 0.1% 2,492 93
Kansas City, MO 3.1% 0.0% 36,160 482
St Joseph, MO 2.9% 0.1% 1,843 30
St Louis, MO 3.1% 0.0% 46,899 607
Springfield, MO 2.8% 0.1% 6,569 286
Billings, MT 3.1% 0.0% 2,741 34
Great Falls, MT 3.3% 0.0% 1,252 3
Missoula, MT 3.1% 0.0% 2,007 27
Grand Island, NE 3.5% 0.0% 1,550 -9
Lincoln, NE 2.9% 0.0% 5,396 92
Omaha, NE 3.1% 0.1% 15,488 147
Carson City, NV 4.0% -0.2% 1,079 -34
Las Vegas, NV 4.1% -0.1% 46,885 -1,144
Reno, NV 3.2% 0.0% 8,504 -167
Dover, NH 2.4% 0.0% 2,042 9
Manchester, NH 2.4% 0.0% 2,979 9
Portsmouth, NH 2.3% 0.0% 1,765 -9
Atlantic City, NJ 4.9% 0.1% 6,021 159
Ocean City, NJ 6.7% 0.1% 3,250 37
Trenton, NJ 3.1% 0.1% 6,244 237
Vineland, NJ 5.3% 0.1% 3,552 128
Albuquerque, NM 4.5% 0.0% 19,893 -143
Farmington, NM 5.6% 0.1% 3,012 49
Las Cruces, NM 5.6% 0.0% 5,546 24
Santa Fe, NM 3.9% 0.0% 2,895 -49
Albany, NY 3.6% 0.0% 16,263 37
Binghamton, NY 4.6% 0.0% 4,883 -12
Buffalo, NY 4.4% 0.1% 23,697 139
Elmira, NY 4.3% 0.0% 1,485 -4
Glens Falls, NY 4.3% 0.0% 2,543 -22
Ithaca, NY 3.5% 0.0% 1,813 -9
Kingston, NY 3.6% 0.0% 3,250 8
New York, NY 3.7% 0.0% 366,706 3,345
Rochester, NY 4.1% 0.0% 21,426 161
Syracuse, NY 4.2% 0.0% 12,942 50
Utica, NY 4.4% 0.0% 5,679 -20
Watertown, NY 5.6% 0.0% 2,503 31
Asheville, NC 3.1% -0.1% 7,603 -259
Burlington, NC 3.7% -0.1% 3,081 -93
Charlotte, NC 3.5% -0.1% 48,014 -1,274
Durham, NC 3.4% -0.1% 10,509 -314
Fayetteville, NC 5.0% -0.2% 7,631 -201
Goldsboro, NC 4.1% -0.2% 2,190 -73
Greensboro, NC 4.1% -0.1% 15,231 -425
Greenville, NC 4.3% -0.1% 3,920 -87
Hickory, NC 3.7% -0.1% 6,572 -233
Jacksonville, NC 4.7% -0.1% 3,059 -78
New Bern, NC 4.0% -0.1% 2,068 -91
Raleigh, NC 3.4% -0.1% 24,936 -693
Rocky Mount, NC 5.3% -0.2% 3,455 -108
Wilmington, NC 3.5% -0.1% 5,425 -214
Winston, NC 3.7% -0.1% 12,334 -333
Bismarck, ND 2.6% 0.0% 1,752 5
Fargo, ND 2.3% 0.0% 3,235 4
Grand Forks, ND 2.7% 0.0% 1,493 6
Akron, OH 4.4% 0.0% 15,964 71
Canton, OH 4.7% 0.1% 9,413 182
Cincinnati, OH 3.8% 0.0% 43,566 153
Cleveland, OH 4.1% -0.1% 42,916 -665
Columbus, OH 3.7% 0.0% 40,726 368
Dayton, OH 4.3% 0.1% 16,632 122
Lima, OH 4.2% 0.1% 2,011 16
Mansfield, OH 4.5% 0.0% 2,416 25
Springfield, OH 4.6% 0.1% 2,940 61
Toledo, OH 4.4% 0.0% 13,455 11
Weirton, WV 5.9% 0.1% 2,991 72
Youngstown, OH 5.8% 0.0% 13,906 121
Lawton, OK 3.7% 0.0% 1,900 17
Oklahoma City, OK 3.1% 0.1% 21,074 461
Tulsa, OK 3.4% 0.1% 16,367 383
Albany, OR 4.5% -0.2% 2,628 -114
Bend, OR 3.9% -0.2% 3,771 -200
Corvallis, OR 3.1% -0.2% 1,509 -56
Eugene, OR 4.2% -0.2% 7,661 -324
Grants Pass, OR 5.2% -0.2% 1,885 -68
Medford, OR 4.4% -0.2% 4,643 -241
Portland, OR 3.8% -0.1% 50,950 -1,433
Salem, OR 4.2% -0.2% 8,529 -373
Allentown, PA 4.4% 0.1% 19,500 559
Altoona, PA 4.6% 0.1% 2,834 86
Bloomsburg, PA 4.3% 0.1% 1,872 54
Chambersburg, PA 3.8% 0.1% 3,029 83
East Stroudsburg, PA 5.4% 0.2% 4,522 157
Erie, PA 4.5% 0.1% 5,931 249
Gettysburg, PA 3.2% 0.1% 1,808 65
Harrisburg, PA 3.8% 0.1% 11,523 363
Johnstown, PA 5.4% 0.2% 3,181 107
Lancaster, PA 3.5% 0.1% 10,054 271
Lebanon, PA 3.9% 0.1% 2,870 90
Philadelphia, PA 4.1% 0.1% 129,211 4,185
Pittsburgh, PA 4.3% 0.2% 52,178 2,034
Reading, PA 4.4% 0.1% 9,589 303
Scranton, PA 5.2% 0.1% 14,589 553
State College, PA 3.2% 0.1% 2,638 106
Williamsport, PA 4.8% 0.1% 2,779 101
York, PA 3.8% 0.1% 9,059 308
Providence, RI 3.5% -0.1% 24,360 -515
Charleston, SC 2.0% -0.1% 7,919 -485
Columbia, SC 2.3% -0.1% 9,084 -581
Florence, SC 2.7% -0.2% 2,630 -168
Greenville, SC 2.2% -0.1% 9,519 -527
Hilton Head Island, SC 2.2% -0.2% 2,014 -157
Myrtle Beach, SC 3.6% -0.3% 7,502 -557
Spartanburg, SC 2.3% -0.1% 3,755 -171
Sumter, SC 2.9% -0.1% 1,282 -72
Rapid City, SD 3.3% 0.1% 2,484 47
Sioux Falls, SD 2.6% 0.1% 4,122 105
Chattanooga, TN 3.2% -0.1% 9,001 -177
Clarksville, TN 4.2% 0.0% 4,963 -26
Cleveland, TN 3.6% 0.0% 2,100 -12
Jackson, TN 3.5% 0.0% 2,333 -12
Johnson City, TN 3.7% 0.0% 3,434 -32
Kingsport, TN 3.6% 0.0% 5,043 -21
Knoxville, TN 3.1% -0.1% 13,783 -105
Memphis, TN 4.2% 0.0% 27,136 -262
Morristown, TN 3.9% 0.0% 2,064 -17
Nashville, TN 2.6% 0.0% 28,271 -93
Abilene, TX 3.0% 0.1% 2,303 37
Amarillo, TX 2.5% 0.0% 3,331 35
Austin, TX 2.6% 0.0% 31,832 360
Beaumont, TX 5.3% 0.0% 9,462 33
Brownsville, TX 5.4% 0.1% 9,003 173
College Station, TX 2.7% 0.0% 3,651 53
Corpus Christi, TX 4.1% 0.0% 8,590 85
Dallas, TX 3.1% 0.0% 125,843 1,648
El Paso, TX 3.8% 0.1% 13,721 166
Houston, TX 3.6% 0.0% 126,181 2,007
Killeen, TX 3.6% 0.0% 6,447 59
Laredo, TX 3.6% 0.0% 4,288 75
Longview, TX 3.7% 0.1% 3,550 94
Lubbock, TX 2.8% 0.1% 4,544 94
McAllen, TX 6.2% 0.2% 21,882 503
Midland, TX 2.1% 0.1% 2,259 78
Odessa, TX 2.7% 0.1% 2,378 121
San Angelo, TX 2.9% 0.0% 1,643 30
San Antonio, TX 3.0% 0.0% 36,290 503
Sherman, TX 3.0% 0.1% 1,918 38
Texarkana, TX 4.2% 0.1% 2,697 14
Tyler, TX 3.2% 0.0% 3,445 21
Victoria, TX 3.3% 0.1% 1,547 50
Waco, TX 3.2% 0.0% 4,037 56
Wichita Falls, TX 3.1% 0.0% 2,014 4
Logan, UT 1.9% -0.1% 1,396 -73
Ogden, UT 2.4% -0.1% 8,125 -383
Provo, UT 2.2% -0.1% 6,948 -281
St George, UT 2.8% -0.1% 2,124 -103
Salt Lake City, UT 2.4% -0.1% 15,981 -655
Burlington, VT 1.7% 0.0% 2,175 10
Blacksburg, VA 2.9% 0.0% 2,612 14
Charlottesville, VA 2.4% 0.0% 2,956 -13
Harrisonburg, VA 2.5% 0.0% 1,685 -11
Lynchburg, VA 3.1% 0.0% 3,904 7
Richmond, VA 2.8% 0.0% 19,319 -44
Roanoke, VA 2.7% 0.0% 4,290 32
Staunton, VA 2.5% 0.0% 1,530 -3
Virginia Beach, VA 2.9% 0.0% 25,370 -117
Winchester, VA 2.5% -0.1% 1,905 0
Bellingham, WA 5.4% 0.0% 6,315 4
Bremerton, WA 4.9% -0.1% 6,323 -77
Kennewick, WA 5.8% -0.1% 8,572 -40
Longview, WA 6.5% -0.1% 3,073 -37
Mount Vernon, WA 5.9% 0.0% 3,716 -3
Olympia, WA 5.2% 0.0% 7,493 -18
Seattle, WA 3.3% -0.2% 72,960 -2,766
Spokane, WA 5.8% 0.0% 16,184 -100
Walla Walla, WA 5.4% 0.0% 1,752 -8
Wenatchee, WA 5.3% 0.0% 3,679 1
Yakima, WA 7.3% 0.0% 9,677 -61
Beckley, WV 5.2% 0.2% 2,405 73
Charleston, WV 4.8% 0.2% 4,513 168
Huntington, WV 5.1% 0.1% 7,407 111
Morgantown, WV 3.8% 0.0% 2,647 64
Parkersburg, WV 5.3% 0.2% 2,067 75
Wheeling, WV 5.4% 0.3% 3,702 184
Appleton, WI 3.0% 0.1% 3,861 34
Eau Claire, WI 3.4% 0.0% 3,163 39
Fond du Lac, WI 3.0% 0.0% 1,731 22
Green Bay, WI 3.3% 0.1% 5,779 43
Janesville, WI 3.7% 0.1% 3,195 70
La Crosse, WI 2.8% 0.0% 2,223 7
Madison, WI 2.5% 0.0% 9,638 93
Milwaukee, WI 3.6% 0.1% 29,492 497
Oshkosh, WI 3.0% 0.0% 2,772 46
Racine, WI 4.3% 0.1% 4,272 111
Sheboygan, WI 2.8% 0.1% 1,741 35
Wausau, WI 2.9% 0.0% 2,170 29
Casper, WY 4.0% 0.0% 1,566 4
Cheyenne, WY 3.6% 0.0% 1,713 -12