Department of Numbers

Unemployment Rate by Metropolitan Area

The November 2022 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 2022
Unemployment Rate
1 Month
Unemployment
Rate Change
November 2022
Unemployed
1 Month
Unemployed Change
Anniston, AL 3.1% -0.1% 1,460 -15
Auburn, AL 2.5% 0.0% 1,954 -19
Birmingham, AL 2.5% 0.0% 14,170 -51
Daphne, AL 2.5% 0.0% 2,522 -30
Decatur, AL 2.3% 0.0% 1,735 -8
Dothan, AL 2.7% 0.0% 1,781 -7
Florence, AL 2.9% 0.0% 1,945 0
Gadsden, AL 3.2% 0.0% 1,266 -20
Huntsville, AL 2.2% 0.0% 5,485 21
Mobile, AL 3.6% 0.0% 6,835 -34
Montgomery, AL 3.1% 0.0% 5,430 -39
Tuscaloosa, AL 2.8% 0.0% 3,318 -8
Anchorage, AK 3.8% 0.0% 7,713 -75
Fairbanks, AK 3.7% 0.0% 1,701 4
Flagstaff, AZ 4.8% 0.1% 3,613 58
Lake Havasu City, AZ 4.7% 0.1% 4,258 93
Phoenix, AZ 3.3% 0.0% 85,486 633
Prescott, AZ 3.3% 0.0% 3,618 8
Sierra Vista, AZ 4.4% 0.1% 2,144 61
Tucson, AZ 3.8% 0.0% 18,569 35
Yuma, AZ 16.3% 0.6% 16,664 825
Fayetteville, AR 2.5% 0.1% 7,352 140
Fort Smith, AR 3.5% 0.0% 4,111 -11
Hot Springs, AR 4.2% 0.0% 1,736 3
Jonesboro, AR 3.1% 0.0% 2,026 4
Little Rock, AR 3.4% -0.1% 12,234 -39
Pine Bluff, AR 5.7% 0.0% 1,882 -8
Bakersfield, CA 7.2% 0.2% 27,887 948
Chico, CA 4.4% 0.2% 4,091 168
El Centro, CA 14.1% 0.6% 9,772 413
Fresno, CA 6.3% 0.3% 28,448 1,127
Hanford, CA 7.1% 0.2% 4,005 120
Los Angeles, CA 4.1% 0.1% 267,058 3,134
Madera, CA 6.2% 0.3% 3,872 170
Merced, CA 7.4% 0.3% 8,624 318
Modesto, CA 5.7% 0.1% 13,762 357
Napa, CA 2.9% 0.0% 2,029 45
Oxnard, CA 3.3% 0.1% 13,479 455
Redding, CA 4.4% 0.1% 3,272 105
Riverside, CA 3.9% 0.1% 85,106 2,985
Sacramento, CA 3.4% 0.1% 38,451 1,488
Salinas, CA 5.7% 0.2% 12,147 458
San Diego, CA 3.1% 0.1% 48,902 1,753
San Francisco, CA 2.6% 0.1% 66,942 2,393
San Jose, CA 2.3% 0.1% 24,809 1,078
San Luis Obispo, CA 2.6% 0.1% 3,550 118
Santa Cruz, CA 4.6% 0.2% 6,212 226
Santa Maria, CA 3.1% 0.1% 6,863 199
Santa Rosa, CA 2.7% 0.1% 6,823 278
Stockton, CA 5.3% 0.1% 18,091 615
Vallejo, CA 4.1% 0.1% 8,231 247
Visalia, CA 8.2% 0.3% 16,832 736
Yuba City, CA 6.5% 0.2% 5,012 132
Boulder, CO 2.7% 0.0% 5,546 125
Colorado Springs, CO 3.8% 0.1% 14,063 187
Denver, CO 3.4% 0.0% 59,476 1,023
Fort Collins, CO 2.9% 0.0% 6,206 130
Grand Junction, CO 3.9% 0.1% 3,069 63
Greeley, CO 3.7% 0.0% 6,308 52
Pueblo, CO 5.4% 0.0% 4,303 24
Bridgeport, CT 4.2% 0.1% 19,472 246
Danbury, CT 3.5% 0.0% 3,688 42
Hartford, CT 4.0% 0.0% 25,070 148
New Haven, CT 3.8% 0.0% 12,787 141
Norwich, CT 4.4% 0.0% 5,953 -54
Waterbury, CT 5.2% 0.0% 5,719 -10
Dover, DE 5.1% 0.0% 4,160 30
Salisbury, MD 4.8% 0.0% 9,504 88
Washington, DC 3.3% -0.1% 112,610 -780
Cape Coral, FL 3.0% 0.2% 11,269 835
Crestview, FL 2.2% 0.0% 3,050 53
Deltona, FL 2.9% 0.0% 9,175 149
Gainesville, FL 2.5% 0.0% 3,788 107
Homosassa Springs, FL 4.0% 0.1% 1,899 36
Jacksonville, FL 2.5% 0.0% 21,278 268
Lakeland, FL 3.2% 0.0% 10,829 93
Miami, FL 2.3% 0.0% 71,521 -859
Naples, FL 2.4% 0.1% 4,559 146
North Port, FL 2.5% 0.1% 9,826 202
Ocala, FL 3.2% 0.0% 4,683 18
Orlando, FL 2.8% 0.0% 38,866 -19
Palm Bay, FL 2.5% 0.0% 7,591 103
Panama City, FL 2.4% 0.1% 2,244 44
Pensacola, FL 2.6% 0.0% 6,171 73
Port St Lucie, FL 2.8% 0.0% 6,573 75
Punta Gorda, FL 3.2% 0.1% 2,484 131
Sebastian, FL 3.0% 0.1% 2,014 31
Sebring, FL 4.0% 0.1% 1,385 24
Tallahassee, FL 2.7% 0.1% 5,404 133
Tampa, FL 2.5% 0.0% 42,024 729
The Villages, FL 3.8% 0.0% 1,390 5
Albany, GA 3.8% 0.0% 2,501 38
Athens, GA 2.7% 0.1% 2,756 66
Atlanta, GA 2.8% 0.1% 89,770 1,585
Augusta, GA 3.4% 0.1% 9,004 125
Brunswick, GA 2.9% 0.1% 1,531 43
Columbus, GA 3.6% 0.1% 4,398 100
Dalton, GA 3.8% 0.1% 2,220 36
Gainesville, GA 2.3% 0.1% 2,436 60
Hinesville, GA 3.1% 0.1% 1,069 14
Macon, GA 3.3% 0.1% 3,383 63
Rome, GA 3.0% 0.1% 1,298 29
Savannah, GA 2.7% 0.0% 5,473 98
Valdosta, GA 3.1% 0.1% 1,955 45
Warner Robins, GA 3.0% 0.1% 2,620 42
Kahului, HI 4.0% 0.0% 3,481 24
Urban Honolulu, HI 3.5% 0.1% 15,816 440
Boise City, ID 2.7% 0.1% 11,005 51
Coeur dAlene, ID 3.4% 0.0% 2,935 47
Idaho Falls, ID 2.5% 0.0% 1,983 -4
Lewiston, ID 3.0% 0.0% 978 15
Pocatello, ID 2.9% 0.1% 1,288 21
Bloomington, IL 3.7% 0.0% 3,517 -59
Carbondale, IL 4.3% -0.1% 2,535 -48
Champaign, IL 3.9% 0.0% 4,777 -99
Chicago, IL 4.7% 0.1% 231,641 3,854
Danville, IL 5.5% 0.0% 1,721 -17
Davenport, IA 3.9% 0.1% 7,463 48
Decatur, IL 6.2% -0.1% 2,889 -59
Kankakee, IL 5.8% 0.0% 3,043 -46
Peoria, IL 4.9% 0.0% 8,347 -77
Rockford, IL 6.6% -0.2% 10,643 -298
Springfield, IL 4.2% -0.1% 4,426 -76
Bloomington, IN 2.9% 0.1% 2,358 37
Columbus, IN 2.5% 0.0% 1,084 16
Elkhart, IN 2.5% 0.1% 3,042 140
Evansville, IN 3.0% 0.1% 4,757 67
Fort Wayne, IN 2.8% 0.0% 6,118 31
Indianapolis, IN 2.8% 0.0% 30,721 75
Kokomo, IN 5.3% 0.0% 1,806 20
Lafayette, IN 2.7% 0.1% 2,994 63
Michigan City, IN 3.9% 0.0% 1,813 13
Muncie, IN 3.3% 0.1% 1,744 26
South Bend, IN 3.5% 0.1% 5,535 122
Terre Haute, IN 3.7% 0.1% 2,666 30
Ames, IA 2.1% 0.1% 1,228 52
Cedar Rapids, IA 3.3% 0.1% 4,781 172
Des Moines, IA 2.7% 0.1% 10,097 368
Dubuque, IA 3.1% 0.1% 1,746 63
Iowa City, IA 2.3% 0.0% 2,342 90
Sioux City, IA 2.8% 0.1% 2,568 85
Waterloo, IA 3.0% 0.2% 2,650 112
Lawrence, KS 2.7% 0.1% 1,742 55
Manhattan, KS 2.6% 0.0% 1,232 34
Topeka, KS 2.8% 0.1% 3,355 63
Wichita, KS 3.2% 0.1% 10,126 206
Bowling Green, KY 3.8% 0.2% 3,173 131
Elizabethtown, KY 4.2% 0.1% 2,739 61
Lexington, KY 3.2% 0.1% 8,809 285
Louisville, KY 3.3% 0.0% 22,422 219
Owensboro, KY 4.3% 0.2% 2,338 93
Alexandria, LA 2.8% 0.0% 1,819 20
Baton Rouge, LA 3.1% 0.0% 12,895 -252
Hammond, LA 4.3% 0.0% 2,403 -45
Houma, LA 3.2% -0.1% 2,756 -71
Lafayette, LA 3.1% 0.0% 6,741 -45
Lake Charles, LA 3.2% -0.1% 3,283 -73
Monroe, LA 3.3% -0.1% 2,625 -17
New Orleans, LA 3.7% -0.1% 22,034 -658
Shreveport, LA 3.5% -0.1% 6,567 -126
Bangor, ME 3.3% 0.1% 2,313 86
Lewiston, ME 3.6% 0.2% 1,910 79
Portland, ME 2.8% 0.1% 5,727 171
Baltimore, MD 3.9% -0.1% 59,065 -915
California, MD 3.7% -0.1% 2,152 -42
Cumberland, MD 4.8% 0.0% 2,045 1
Hagerstown, MD 3.7% 0.0% 4,904 -40
Barnstable Town, MA 4.2% 0.0% 5,061 5
Boston, MA 2.9% 0.0% 82,139 -187
Leominster, MA 4.0% 0.0% 3,102 5
New Bedford, MA 5.2% 0.0% 4,313 6
Pittsfield, MA 4.4% 0.0% 1,738 8
Springfield, MA 3.9% 0.0% 14,537 25
Worcester, MA 3.5% 0.0% 12,364 7
Ann Arbor, MI 3.4% 0.1% 6,696 167
Battle Creek, MI 5.0% 0.0% 3,010 21
Bay City, MI 5.3% 0.0% 2,605 38
Detroit, MI 3.6% 0.0% 76,266 -216
Flint, MI 6.1% 0.1% 10,786 60
Grand Rapids, MI 3.5% 0.1% 20,304 258
Jackson, MI 4.5% 0.1% 3,260 34
Kalamazoo, MI 4.1% 0.0% 6,884 147
Lansing, MI 4.2% -0.1% 10,313 -106
Midland, MI 4.4% 0.1% 1,701 30
Monroe, MI 4.8% 0.1% 3,533 52
Muskegon, MI 5.6% 0.0% 4,332 33
Niles, MI 4.7% 0.1% 3,342 87
Saginaw, MI 5.9% 0.0% 4,896 59
Duluth, MN 3.2% 0.1% 4,468 135
Mankato, MN 1.8% 0.2% 1,083 88
Minneapolis, MN 2.1% 0.1% 42,539 1,857
Rochester, MN 1.9% 0.1% 2,433 107
St Cloud, MN 2.4% 0.1% 2,705 140
Gulfport, MS 3.9% 0.1% 6,464 154
Hattiesburg, MS 3.4% 0.2% 2,321 82
Jackson, MS 3.5% 0.1% 9,004 289
Cape Girardeau, MO 2.6% 0.0% 1,232 16
Columbia, MO 2.0% 0.0% 2,016 22
Jefferson City, MO 2.3% 0.1% 1,666 36
Joplin, MO 2.4% 0.0% 2,047 47
Kansas City, MO 2.7% 0.1% 30,917 760
St Joseph, MO 2.4% 0.0% 1,491 25
St Louis, MO 2.9% 0.0% 42,632 476
Springfield, MO 2.2% 0.0% 5,362 80
Billings, MT 2.5% -0.1% 2,399 -91
Great Falls, MT 2.8% -0.1% 1,096 -14
Missoula, MT 2.7% -0.2% 1,848 -87
Grand Island, NE 2.3% 0.0% 1,044 14
Lincoln, NE 2.2% 0.1% 4,199 167
Omaha, NE 2.6% 0.1% 13,104 394
Carson City, NV 4.0% 0.1% 1,047 36
Las Vegas, NV 5.6% 0.1% 63,821 1,311
Reno, NV 3.5% 0.1% 9,172 377
Dover, NH 2.4% 0.1% 2,058 110
Manchester, NH 2.4% 0.1% 2,956 168
Portsmouth, NH 2.4% 0.2% 1,802 97
Atlantic City, NJ 4.7% -0.2% 6,048 -178
Ocean City, NJ 6.2% -0.1% 2,934 -72
Trenton, NJ 2.7% 0.0% 5,849 30
Vineland, NJ 4.9% 0.0% 3,315 5
Albuquerque, NM 3.8% 0.0% 16,537 -331
Farmington, NM 5.0% 0.0% 2,434 -31
Las Cruces, NM 4.7% 0.0% 4,643 -49
Santa Fe, NM 3.6% -0.1% 2,595 -92
Albany, NY 2.9% -0.1% 13,257 -240
Binghamton, NY 3.6% -0.1% 3,804 -85
Buffalo, NY 3.7% 0.0% 19,900 -469
Elmira, NY 3.7% 0.0% 1,279 -12
Glens Falls, NY 3.4% -0.2% 2,023 -87
Ithaca, NY 2.6% 0.0% 1,309 1
Kingston, NY 3.0% 0.0% 2,622 -36
New York, NY 4.1% -0.1% 415,524 -5,568
Rochester, NY 3.3% -0.1% 17,265 -370
Syracuse, NY 3.4% -0.1% 10,522 -200
Utica, NY 3.6% -0.1% 4,711 -79
Watertown, NY 4.0% -0.1% 1,792 -25
Asheville, NC 3.1% 0.1% 7,323 170
Burlington, NC 3.8% 0.1% 3,136 71
Charlotte, NC 3.5% 0.0% 50,091 689
Durham, NC 3.0% 0.0% 9,749 232
Fayetteville, NC 5.4% 0.1% 8,007 88
Goldsboro, NC 4.0% 0.1% 2,025 29
Greensboro, NC 4.1% 0.1% 14,899 222
Greenville, NC 4.1% 0.1% 3,603 104
Hickory, NC 3.6% 0.0% 6,199 59
Jacksonville, NC 4.3% 0.1% 2,863 52
New Bern, NC 3.7% 0.1% 1,883 57
Raleigh, NC 3.1% 0.1% 23,680 533
Rocky Mount, NC 6.2% 0.1% 3,816 21
Wilmington, NC 3.4% 0.1% 5,353 122
Winston, NC 3.6% 0.0% 11,990 274
Bismarck, ND 2.3% 0.0% 1,616 -33
Fargo, ND 1.9% 0.0% 2,752 8
Grand Forks, ND 2.2% 0.0% 1,200 28
Akron, OH 4.2% 0.0% 14,361 -367
Canton, OH 4.2% 0.0% 8,095 -126
Cincinnati, OH 3.6% -0.1% 40,246 -669
Cleveland, OH 5.1% 0.0% 53,229 -1
Columbus, OH 3.5% 0.0% 38,628 -1,104
Dayton, OH 4.0% -0.1% 15,187 -391
Lima, OH 4.3% 0.0% 2,008 -6
Mansfield, OH 4.6% -0.1% 2,373 -42
Springfield, OH 4.2% -0.1% 2,572 -80
Toledo, OH 4.3% 0.0% 12,843 -84
Weirton, WV 5.5% 0.0% 2,726 -42
Youngstown, OH 5.0% -0.1% 11,340 -236
Lawton, OK 3.9% -0.1% 1,967 -18
Oklahoma City, OK 3.1% 0.0% 21,802 66
Tulsa, OK 3.4% 0.0% 16,655 -117
Albany, OR 4.6% 0.3% 2,832 161
Bend, OR 4.1% 0.2% 4,331 213
Corvallis, OR 3.5% 0.2% 1,695 68
Eugene, OR 4.6% 0.3% 8,554 511
Grants Pass, OR 5.8% 0.4% 2,161 122
Medford, OR 4.7% 0.4% 5,019 341
Portland, OR 3.9% 0.2% 53,983 2,482
Salem, OR 4.3% 0.2% 9,155 525
Allentown, PA 3.9% -0.1% 17,719 -336
Altoona, PA 4.0% -0.2% 2,401 -84
Bloomsburg, PA 4.0% 0.0% 1,668 4
Chambersburg, PA 3.3% -0.1% 2,564 -57
East Stroudsburg, PA 5.5% 0.0% 4,508 -54
Erie, PA 4.7% 0.0% 5,916 -85
Gettysburg, PA 2.8% -0.1% 1,559 -27
Harrisburg, PA 3.3% 0.0% 10,105 -245
Johnstown, PA 5.0% -0.1% 2,748 -78
Lancaster, PA 3.1% -0.1% 8,861 -303
Lebanon, PA 3.3% -0.1% 2,426 -97
Philadelphia, PA 3.8% -0.1% 122,534 -2,132
Pittsburgh, PA 4.0% -0.1% 47,778 -739
Reading, PA 4.1% -0.1% 8,592 -243
Scranton, PA 4.8% -0.1% 13,302 -180
State College, PA 3.1% 0.0% 2,350 -27
Williamsport, PA 4.5% -0.1% 2,444 -61
York, PA 3.3% 0.0% 7,818 -92
Providence, RI 3.5% 0.0% 24,979 483
Charleston, SC 2.7% -0.1% 11,079 -210
Columbia, SC 3.0% 0.0% 11,880 -164
Florence, SC 3.4% 0.0% 3,145 -43
Greenville, SC 2.8% 0.0% 12,330 -183
Hilton Head Island, SC 2.9% -0.1% 2,622 -55
Myrtle Beach, SC 4.3% -0.2% 8,974 -264
Spartanburg, SC 3.2% -0.1% 5,433 -76
Sumter, SC 3.9% 0.1% 1,594 2
Rapid City, SD 2.4% 0.0% 1,869 -2
Sioux Falls, SD 2.0% 0.0% 3,247 -11
Chattanooga, TN 3.2% 0.0% 8,786 -30
Clarksville, TN 4.1% 0.1% 4,814 35
Cleveland, TN 3.6% 0.1% 2,066 33
Jackson, TN 3.4% 0.0% 2,191 21
Johnson City, TN 3.5% 0.1% 3,245 31
Kingsport, TN 3.5% 0.0% 4,689 64
Knoxville, TN 3.1% 0.0% 13,745 122
Memphis, TN 4.5% -0.1% 29,175 -722
Morristown, TN 3.7% 0.0% 1,954 -11
Nashville, TN 2.8% 0.1% 30,956 377
Abilene, TX 3.3% 0.0% 2,617 -4
Amarillo, TX 2.9% 0.0% 3,821 4
Austin, TX 2.9% 0.0% 38,930 91
Beaumont, TX 6.5% -0.1% 10,733 -189
Brownsville, TX 6.1% -0.1% 10,742 -133
College Station, TX 3.2% 0.1% 4,380 47
Corpus Christi, TX 5.1% -0.1% 10,368 -247
Dallas, TX 3.4% -0.1% 147,352 -159
El Paso, TX 4.4% 0.0% 16,077 -69
Houston, TX 4.3% -0.1% 153,108 -1,605
Killeen, TX 4.3% -0.1% 7,890 -44
Laredo, TX 4.1% 0.0% 4,830 -17
Longview, TX 4.4% 0.0% 4,188 -35
Lubbock, TX 3.3% 0.1% 5,502 46
McAllen, TX 7.1% -0.1% 26,356 -336
Midland, TX 3.1% -0.1% 3,202 -80
Odessa, TX 4.4% -0.2% 3,593 -95
San Angelo, TX 3.3% -0.1% 1,826 -5
San Antonio, TX 3.6% 0.0% 44,642 -162
Sherman, TX 3.5% 0.0% 2,330 0
Texarkana, TX 4.3% 0.0% 2,736 -34
Tyler, TX 3.6% -0.1% 4,023 -27
Victoria, TX 4.3% -0.1% 1,893 -33
Waco, TX 3.5% 0.0% 4,591 -7
Wichita Falls, TX 3.7% 0.0% 2,348 -10
Logan, UT 1.8% 0.0% 1,462 67
Ogden, UT 2.1% 0.1% 7,370 206
Provo, UT 2.0% 0.1% 7,005 261
St George, UT 2.3% 0.0% 1,996 35
Salt Lake City, UT 2.1% 0.0% 15,277 308
Burlington, VT 1.9% 0.1% 2,369 102
Blacksburg, VA 2.9% 0.1% 2,714 105
Charlottesville, VA 2.7% 0.1% 3,189 126
Harrisonburg, VA 2.9% 0.1% 1,928 81
Lynchburg, VA 3.4% 0.2% 4,033 131
Richmond, VA 3.2% 0.1% 21,274 546
Roanoke, VA 2.9% 0.1% 4,465 149
Staunton, VA 2.8% 0.1% 1,649 25
Virginia Beach, VA 3.3% 0.0% 28,049 625
Winchester, VA 2.5% 0.1% 1,923 86
Bellingham, WA 4.6% 0.1% 5,394 185
Bremerton, WA 4.2% 0.2% 5,430 182
Kennewick, WA 5.0% 0.1% 7,634 131
Longview, WA 5.5% 0.2% 2,706 83
Mount Vernon, WA 5.0% 0.1% 3,132 87
Olympia, WA 4.4% 0.2% 6,437 232
Seattle, WA 3.3% 0.1% 73,091 1,546
Spokane, WA 4.6% 0.2% 13,486 630
Walla Walla, WA 4.1% 0.1% 1,356 35
Wenatchee, WA 4.6% 0.1% 3,085 109
Yakima, WA 6.2% 0.3% 8,191 286
Beckley, WV 4.2% 0.0% 1,979 -2
Charleston, WV 4.0% 0.0% 3,648 25
Huntington, WV 4.3% 0.0% 6,259 89
Morgantown, WV 3.3% 0.0% 2,453 23
Parkersburg, WV 4.3% 0.1% 1,695 34
Wheeling, WV 4.8% 0.0% 2,963 -21
Appleton, WI 2.7% 0.0% 3,632 -6
Eau Claire, WI 3.1% 0.0% 2,855 17
Fond du Lac, WI 2.8% 0.0% 1,588 -1
Green Bay, WI 3.1% 0.0% 5,376 -42
Janesville, WI 3.8% 0.0% 3,246 3
La Crosse, WI 2.6% 0.0% 2,005 33
Madison, WI 2.4% 0.0% 9,698 45
Milwaukee, WI 3.6% 0.0% 28,777 -168
Oshkosh, WI 2.8% 0.0% 2,591 9
Racine, WI 4.1% 0.0% 3,970 -58
Sheboygan, WI 2.7% 0.0% 1,655 7
Wausau, WI 2.7% 0.0% 2,003 -7
Casper, WY 4.0% -0.1% 1,549 -20
Cheyenne, WY 3.3% 0.0% 1,635 4