Department of Numbers

Unemployment Rate by Metropolitan Area

The February 2018 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 February 2018
Unemployment Rate
1 Month
Unemployment
Rate Change
February 2018
Unemployed
1 Month
Unemployed Change
Anniston, AL 4.6% 0.3% 2,080 151
Auburn, AL 3.5% 0.2% 2,604 188
Birmingham, AL 3.3% 0.1% 17,902 660
Daphne, AL 3.3% 0.1% 3,083 107
Decatur, AL 3.5% 0.0% 2,408 42
Dothan, AL 4.0% 0.1% 2,466 100
Florence, AL 4.1% 0.2% 2,605 76
Gadsden, AL 4.1% 0.2% 1,758 96
Huntsville, AL 3.3% 0.1% 7,168 289
Mobile, AL 4.7% 0.3% 8,677 505
Montgomery, AL 3.8% 0.2% 6,560 397
Tuscaloosa, AL 3.8% 0.2% 4,308 238
Anchorage, AK 6.7% 0.0% 13,642 76
Fairbanks, AK 6.4% 0.0% 2,959 -45
Flagstaff, AZ 5.6% 0.2% 4,337 235
Lake Havasu City, AZ 6.0% 0.1% 5,031 132
Phoenix, AZ 4.5% 0.1% 105,247 3,069
Prescott, AZ 4.6% 0.2% 4,794 240
Sierra Vista, AZ 5.9% 0.1% 2,893 51
Tucson, AZ 4.8% 0.2% 23,194 978
Yuma, AZ 17.8% -0.3% 17,190 -390
Fayetteville, AR 2.7% -0.2% 7,508 -351
Fort Smith, AR 4.1% -0.1% 4,890 -102
Hot Springs, AR 4.1% 0.1% 1,654 10
Jonesboro, AR 3.1% -0.1% 2,016 -21
Little Rock, AR 3.5% 0.0% 12,320 -147
Pine Bluff, AR 5.0% 0.1% 1,739 32
Bakersfield, CA 8.3% 0.1% 31,794 458
Chico, CA 4.9% 0.1% 5,067 114
El Centro, CA 18.4% -0.3% 13,436 -200
Fresno, CA 7.7% 0.2% 34,897 1,019
Hanford, CA 7.7% 0.1% 4,457 78
Los Angeles, CA 4.2% 0.1% 282,750 2,746
Madera, CA 7.2% 0.1% 4,472 91
Merced, CA 8.3% 0.2% 9,641 383
Modesto, CA 6.3% -0.2% 15,400 -379
Napa, CA 3.1% 0.0% 2,298 -17
Oxnard, CA 3.9% 0.0% 16,699 -68
Redding, CA 4.7% 0.1% 3,506 87
Riverside, CA 4.5% 0.0% 91,878 -492
Sacramento, CA 3.9% 0.0% 42,155 235
Salinas, CA 6.8% 0.4% 14,924 813
San Diego, CA 3.5% 0.0% 55,461 -68
San Francisco, CA 2.8% -0.1% 73,592 -729
San Jose, CA 2.9% 0.0% 31,086 -64
San Luis Obispo, CA 3.0% -0.1% 4,354 -14
Santa Cruz, CA 4.6% 0.1% 6,685 193
Santa Maria, CA 4.1% 0.0% 8,793 6
Santa Rosa, CA 2.8% -0.1% 7,520 -118
Stockton, CA 6.3% 0.0% 20,392 290
Vallejo, CA 4.1% 0.0% 8,557 16
Visalia, CA 9.8% 0.2% 20,178 603
Yuba City, CA 7.1% -0.1% 5,267 -101
Boulder, CO 2.5% -0.1% 4,676 -260
Colorado Springs, CO 3.4% -0.1% 11,935 -84
Denver, CO 2.7% -0.2% 44,244 -2,079
Fort Collins, CO 2.4% -0.1% 4,748 -272
Grand Junction, CO 3.9% -0.2% 2,967 -69
Greeley, CO 2.6% -0.2% 4,218 -219
Pueblo, CO 4.3% -0.3% 3,263 -190
Bridgeport, CT 4.5% -0.1% 21,141 -358
Danbury, CT 3.7% -0.1% 3,952 -166
Hartford, CT 4.7% 0.0% 29,287 -147
New Haven, CT 4.5% -0.2% 14,805 -379
Norwich, CT 4.6% 0.0% 6,721 46
Waterbury, CT 5.9% 0.0% 6,522 -67
Dover, DE 4.5% -0.2% 3,522 -146
Salisbury, MD 5.4% -0.2% 10,300 -370
Washington, DC 3.5% -0.1% 118,330 -2,917
Cape Coral, FL 3.6% 0.0% 12,108 -26
Crestview, FL 3.0% -0.1% 3,917 -2
Deltona, FL 4.0% 0.0% 12,071 -1
Gainesville, FL 3.5% 0.0% 5,024 42
Homosassa Springs, FL 5.4% -0.1% 2,598 -18
Jacksonville, FL 3.6% -0.1% 27,894 -403
Lakeland, FL 4.4% 0.0% 13,077 -3
Miami, FL 4.2% 0.0% 133,276 898
Naples, FL 3.9% -0.1% 6,794 -117
North Port, FL 3.6% 0.0% 13,127 -6
Ocala, FL 4.6% 0.0% 6,132 -81
Orlando, FL 3.5% 0.0% 46,274 -274
Palm Bay, FL 3.8% -0.1% 10,320 -125
Panama City, FL 3.6% 0.1% 3,436 80
Pensacola, FL 3.8% -0.1% 8,492 -211
Port St Lucie, FL 4.7% 0.0% 9,946 88
Punta Gorda, FL 4.1% 0.0% 2,908 -23
Sebastian, FL 5.0% 0.0% 3,213 21
Sebring, FL 5.5% 0.1% 1,961 -1
Tallahassee, FL 3.7% 0.0% 7,157 31
Tampa, FL 3.6% -0.1% 56,204 -376
The Villages, FL 5.5% 0.1% 1,680 21
Albany, GA 5.1% 0.0% 3,538 48
Athens, GA 4.2% 0.1% 4,309 136
Atlanta, GA 4.2% 0.0% 130,180 2,245
Augusta, GA 4.8% -0.1% 13,096 -183
Brunswick, GA 4.3% 0.0% 2,310 25
Columbus, GA 5.2% -0.1% 6,623 -42
Dalton, GA 5.5% -0.3% 3,450 -182
Gainesville, GA 3.6% 0.1% 3,694 90
Hinesville, GA 4.8% 0.1% 1,653 66
Macon, GA 4.8% -0.2% 5,170 -96
Rome, GA 4.7% 0.1% 2,120 75
Savannah, GA 4.1% 0.0% 7,729 156
Valdosta, GA 4.4% 0.1% 2,928 109
Warner Robins, GA 4.6% -0.1% 3,983 -40
Kahului, HI 2.0% -0.1% 1,741 -28
Urban Honolulu, HI 1.9% -0.1% 9,107 -170
Boise City, ID 2.7% -0.2% 9,457 -799
Coeur dAlene, ID 3.3% -0.3% 2,575 -147
Idaho Falls, ID 2.4% -0.2% 1,628 -126
Lewiston, ID 3.1% 0.0% 985 -15
Pocatello, ID 2.8% -0.2% 1,188 -76
Bloomington, IL 3.3% -0.4% 3,159 -325
Carbondale, IL 3.8% -0.2% 2,271 -123
Champaign, IL 3.5% -0.3% 4,188 -309
Chicago, IL 4.7% -0.1% 231,892 -4,604
Danville, IL 5.1% -0.3% 1,705 -88
Davenport, IA 3.7% -0.1% 7,111 -121
Decatur, IL 4.7% -0.1% 2,300 -58
Kankakee, IL 4.1% -0.4% 2,323 -157
Peoria, IL 4.5% -0.1% 7,960 -189
Rockford, IL 4.0% -0.2% 6,628 -199
Springfield, IL 3.5% -0.3% 3,791 -321
Bloomington, IN 3.4% 0.0% 2,605 43
Columbus, IN 2.3% 0.0% 1,036 2
Elkhart, IN 2.3% 0.1% 2,617 147
Evansville, IN 2.8% 0.1% 4,610 227
Fort Wayne, IN 2.7% 0.0% 5,685 19
Indianapolis, IN 2.9% 0.1% 30,320 1,395
Kokomo, IN 3.2% 0.0% 1,245 29
Lafayette, IN 3.1% 0.2% 3,374 216
Michigan City, IN 3.9% 0.0% 1,836 31
Muncie, IN 3.7% 0.1% 1,998 69
South Bend, IN 3.4% 0.1% 5,465 238
Terre Haute, IN 4.0% 0.1% 3,051 84
Ames, IA 1.8% 0.1% 1,034 40
Cedar Rapids, IA 3.2% 0.0% 4,551 54
Des Moines, IA 2.8% 0.1% 9,650 440
Dubuque, IA 2.8% 0.0% 1,496 -6
Iowa City, IA 2.3% 0.1% 2,201 101
Sioux City, IA 3.1% 0.0% 2,792 35
Waterloo, IA 3.2% 0.0% 2,801 -19
Lawrence, KS 3.0% 0.2% 1,981 128
Manhattan, KS 2.7% 0.0% 1,293 23
Topeka, KS 3.3% 0.1% 3,999 229
Wichita, KS 3.8% 0.2% 11,709 556
Bowling Green, KY 3.6% 0.2% 3,018 225
Elizabethtown, KY 3.7% 0.0% 2,485 58
Lexington, KY 3.2% 0.2% 8,797 551
Louisville, KY 3.4% 0.1% 22,560 623
Owensboro, KY 3.8% 0.0% 2,167 60
Alexandria, LA 4.7% 0.1% 3,067 28
Baton Rouge, LA 3.8% 0.1% 16,171 596
Hammond, LA 4.6% 0.0% 2,628 58
Houma, LA 4.4% 0.0% 3,922 -18
Lafayette, LA 4.5% 0.0% 9,585 25
Lake Charles, LA 3.3% 0.0% 3,867 65
Monroe, LA 4.5% 0.1% 3,701 135
New Orleans, LA 4.0% 0.0% 24,404 68
Shreveport, LA 4.4% 0.2% 8,413 362
Bangor, ME 2.7% 0.0% 1,870 -6
Lewiston, ME 2.3% -0.2% 1,296 -77
Portland, ME 2.3% 0.0% 4,774 -2
Baltimore, MD 4.4% 0.1% 65,851 570
California, MD 4.3% 0.0% 2,403 8
Cumberland, MD 5.6% 0.0% 2,474 -28
Hagerstown, MD 4.4% 0.1% 5,881 258
Barnstable Town, MA 4.3% 0.2% 5,404 187
Boston, MA 3.2% 0.1% 86,963 2,587
Leominster, MA 4.2% 0.1% 3,315 149
New Bedford, MA 5.3% 0.1% 4,520 128
Pittsfield, MA 4.4% 0.2% 1,879 87
Springfield, MA 4.2% 0.2% 15,793 1,079
Worcester, MA 3.8% 0.1% 13,622 575
Ann Arbor, MI 3.7% 0.0% 7,232 55
Battle Creek, MI 5.1% 0.0% 3,249 28
Bay City, MI 5.8% 0.0% 2,943 -15
Detroit, MI 4.5% 0.0% 94,918 730
Flint, MI 5.9% -0.3% 10,785 -476
Grand Rapids, MI 3.7% 0.0% 21,342 -156
Jackson, MI 4.8% -0.1% 3,610 -42
Kalamazoo, MI 4.6% 0.0% 7,837 144
Lansing, MI 4.4% -0.3% 11,094 -505
Midland, MI 5.0% 0.0% 1,998 14
Monroe, MI 4.9% 0.1% 3,765 82
Muskegon, MI 5.5% 0.0% 4,333 26
Niles, MI 5.2% 0.1% 3,870 94
Saginaw, MI 5.8% 0.0% 5,047 -23
Duluth, MN 4.0% -0.1% 5,858 -167
Mankato, MN 2.6% 0.0% 1,588 -29
Minneapolis, MN 2.9% 0.0% 58,914 95
Rochester, MN 2.8% -0.1% 3,480 -34
St Cloud, MN 3.2% -0.2% 3,679 -120
Gulfport, MS 4.6% 0.3% 7,607 493
Hattiesburg, MS 4.0% 0.3% 2,748 226
Jackson, MS 4.0% 0.4% 10,820 1,204
Cape Girardeau, MO 3.3% -0.4% 1,564 -142
Columbia, MO 2.4% -0.3% 2,357 -256
Jefferson City, MO 2.8% -0.4% 2,076 -246
Joplin, MO 3.1% -0.3% 2,594 -235
Kansas City, MO 3.5% -0.1% 39,348 -1,596
St Joseph, MO 3.0% -0.2% 1,927 -161
St Louis, MO 3.4% -0.2% 48,929 -2,502
Springfield, MO 2.9% -0.2% 6,647 -557
Billings, MT 3.8% 0.2% 3,348 179
Great Falls, MT 4.1% 0.2% 1,566 91
Missoula, MT 3.9% 0.1% 2,405 65
Grand Island, NE 3.1% -0.5% 1,355 -200
Lincoln, NE 2.4% 0.0% 4,258 20
Omaha, NE 2.7% 0.0% 12,951 -187
Carson City, NV 5.1% 0.3% 1,327 100
Las Vegas, NV 5.2% 0.0% 56,853 648
Reno, NV 3.9% 0.0% 9,503 -50
Dover, NH 2.2% -0.1% 1,854 -55
Manchester, NH 2.4% -0.1% 2,831 -103
Portsmouth, NH 2.1% -0.1% 1,646 -79
Atlantic City, NJ 6.4% -0.1% 7,734 -170
Ocean City, NJ 8.9% -0.1% 4,293 -40
Trenton, NJ 3.9% 0.0% 7,809 -20
Vineland, NJ 6.9% 0.0% 4,593 -34
Albuquerque, NM 5.0% -0.3% 21,640 -979
Farmington, NM 5.9% -0.4% 3,148 -179
Las Cruces, NM 6.4% 0.0% 6,025 -68
Santa Fe, NM 4.5% -0.2% 3,281 -131
Albany, NY 4.5% 0.2% 20,230 617
Binghamton, NY 5.8% 0.2% 6,280 237
Buffalo, NY 5.5% 0.1% 29,828 403
Elmira, NY 5.6% 0.2% 1,976 64
Glens Falls, NY 5.2% 0.0% 3,156 -44
Ithaca, NY 4.3% 0.2% 2,209 108
Kingston, NY 4.8% 0.1% 4,214 60
New York, NY 4.2% -0.1% 429,439 -4,442
Rochester, NY 5.1% 0.1% 26,663 593
Syracuse, NY 5.3% 0.1% 16,144 240
Utica, NY 5.4% 0.1% 6,975 112
Watertown, NY 6.8% 0.1% 3,122 19
Asheville, NC 3.3% -0.1% 7,740 -73
Burlington, NC 4.1% 0.0% 3,282 35
Charlotte, NC 4.1% -0.1% 55,112 -232
Durham, NC 3.8% 0.0% 11,418 162
Fayetteville, NC 5.6% 0.1% 8,291 94
Goldsboro, NC 4.9% -0.1% 2,589 -27
Greensboro, NC 4.6% 0.0% 17,064 2
Greenville, NC 4.9% 0.1% 4,356 119
Hickory, NC 3.7% -0.2% 6,508 -303
Jacksonville, NC 4.8% 0.1% 3,080 41
New Bern, NC 4.5% 0.0% 2,333 19
Raleigh, NC 3.8% 0.0% 26,808 251
Rocky Mount, NC 6.4% -0.1% 4,176 -44
Wilmington, NC 4.0% -0.1% 5,911 -58
Winston, NC 4.2% 0.0% 13,532 4
Bismarck, ND 2.9% 0.1% 2,012 86
Fargo, ND 2.4% 0.0% 3,410 71
Grand Forks, ND 2.7% -0.1% 1,547 -33
Akron, OH 4.2% -0.2% 15,391 -540
Canton, OH 4.5% -0.2% 9,080 -377
Cincinnati, OH 3.6% -0.1% 39,948 -816
Cleveland, OH 5.1% -0.2% 52,539 -1,957
Columbus, OH 3.4% -0.2% 37,168 -1,245
Dayton, OH 3.9% -0.1% 15,186 -292
Lima, OH 4.2% -0.1% 2,034 -47
Mansfield, OH 4.7% -0.2% 2,522 -105
Springfield, OH 3.8% -0.2% 2,446 -69
Toledo, OH 4.5% -0.1% 13,508 -392
Weirton, WV 6.0% -0.3% 3,055 -140
Youngstown, OH 5.8% -0.8% 14,216 -1,843
Lawton, OK 4.1% -0.2% 2,145 -125
Oklahoma City, OK 3.5% -0.2% 24,040 -725
Tulsa, OK 3.9% -0.3% 18,725 -1,293
Albany, OR 4.8% 0.2% 2,890 184
Bend, OR 4.3% 0.2% 4,144 211
Corvallis, OR 3.1% 0.2% 1,536 118
Eugene, OR 4.3% 0.1% 7,996 228
Grants Pass, OR 4.9% -0.1% 1,766 -9
Medford, OR 4.4% 0.1% 4,684 116
Portland, OR 3.6% 0.0% 47,878 41
Salem, OR 4.0% 0.2% 8,161 289
Allentown, PA 4.8% 0.0% 20,726 212
Altoona, PA 4.3% 0.0% 2,522 -5
Bloomsburg, PA 5.2% 0.1% 2,207 48
Chambersburg, PA 4.1% 0.0% 3,160 33
East Stroudsburg, PA 6.0% 0.0% 4,898 60
Erie, PA 5.4% 0.1% 7,060 146
Gettysburg, PA 3.6% 0.0% 2,006 19
Harrisburg, PA 4.0% -0.1% 11,908 -23
Johnstown, PA 5.4% 0.0% 3,239 15
Lancaster, PA 3.6% -0.1% 10,103 -101
Lebanon, PA 4.1% 0.0% 2,880 -4
Philadelphia, PA 4.7% 0.2% 143,688 3,687
Pittsburgh, PA 4.8% -0.1% 58,466 -262
Reading, PA 4.4% 0.0% 9,424 149
Scranton, PA 5.5% 0.0% 15,295 -24
State College, PA 3.7% 0.1% 2,948 111
Williamsport, PA 5.3% -0.1% 3,030 -43
York, PA 4.3% 0.0% 10,119 31
Providence, RI 4.5% 0.0% 31,447 737
Charleston, SC 3.8% -0.2% 14,522 -522
Columbia, SC 4.4% -0.2% 17,753 -867
Florence, SC 4.8% -0.3% 4,649 -209
Greenville, SC 4.0% -0.2% 17,105 -1,081
Hilton Head Island, SC 4.2% -0.2% 3,679 -118
Myrtle Beach, SC 5.1% 0.0% 10,070 -25
Spartanburg, SC 4.1% -0.3% 6,587 -383
Sumter, SC 5.4% -0.1% 2,389 -64
Rapid City, SD 3.5% 0.0% 2,640 37
Sioux Falls, SD 2.9% 0.0% 4,343 -45
Chattanooga, TN 3.6% 0.0% 9,844 198
Clarksville, TN 4.0% 0.0% 4,523 87
Cleveland, TN 3.5% 0.2% 2,050 94
Jackson, TN 3.8% 0.3% 2,461 184
Johnson City, TN 3.7% 0.0% 3,369 78
Kingsport, TN 3.6% 0.0% 5,006 4
Knoxville, TN 3.2% 0.1% 13,518 460
Memphis, TN 4.0% 0.2% 25,181 1,236
Morristown, TN 3.7% 0.1% 1,899 60
Nashville, TN 2.7% 0.1% 27,493 973
Abilene, TX 3.5% 0.0% 2,659 15
Amarillo, TX 2.8% 0.1% 3,726 95
Austin, TX 2.9% 0.0% 34,682 1,064
Beaumont, TX 6.9% 0.0% 12,055 -50
Brownsville, TX 6.3% 0.0% 10,547 99
College Station, TX 3.1% 0.1% 4,067 77
Corpus Christi, TX 5.5% 0.0% 11,406 -37
Dallas, TX 3.5% 0.1% 136,348 4,192
El Paso, TX 4.4% 0.1% 15,762 244
Houston, TX 4.6% 0.0% 156,458 990
Killeen, TX 4.0% 0.1% 7,093 155
Laredo, TX 3.7% 0.0% 4,347 107
Longview, TX 4.5% 0.1% 4,382 47
Lubbock, TX 3.1% 0.0% 5,122 178
McAllen, TX 6.8% -0.1% 23,395 -315
Midland, TX 2.4% -0.1% 2,339 -20
Odessa, TX 3.2% -0.1% 2,574 -23
San Angelo, TX 3.3% 0.0% 1,802 6
San Antonio, TX 3.3% 0.0% 39,610 1,161
Sherman, TX 3.3% 0.0% 2,102 34
Texarkana, TX 4.5% 0.1% 2,911 83
Tyler, TX 3.7% 0.0% 3,972 59
Victoria, TX 4.3% 0.0% 1,960 -19
Waco, TX 3.8% 0.0% 4,694 53
Wichita Falls, TX 3.5% 0.0% 2,268 42
Logan, UT 2.5% 0.0% 1,777 48
Ogden, UT 3.0% 0.0% 9,998 35
Provo, UT 2.7% 0.0% 8,376 247
St George, UT 3.2% 0.1% 2,296 41
Salt Lake City, UT 2.8% 0.0% 18,896 100
Burlington, VT 2.3% 0.1% 2,896 135
Blacksburg, VA 3.2% -0.3% 2,883 -328
Charlottesville, VA 3.0% -0.2% 3,591 -197
Harrisonburg, VA 3.2% -0.2% 2,135 -146
Lynchburg, VA 3.7% -0.4% 4,557 -400
Richmond, VA 3.3% -0.3% 22,683 -1,672
Roanoke, VA 3.2% -0.2% 4,999 -399
Staunton, VA 2.9% -0.4% 1,705 -241
Virginia Beach, VA 3.5% -0.2% 29,319 -2,037
Winchester, VA 3.1% 0.0% 2,226 15
Bellingham, WA 4.9% 0.1% 5,468 110
Bremerton, WA 5.0% 0.1% 6,001 102
Kennewick, WA 5.6% 0.2% 7,703 262
Longview, WA 6.1% 0.0% 2,824 31
Mount Vernon, WA 5.3% 0.2% 3,101 78
Olympia, WA 4.9% 0.0% 6,660 75
Seattle, WA 4.1% -0.3% 86,953 -5,039
Spokane, WA 5.8% 0.2% 15,019 516
Walla Walla, WA 4.8% 0.2% 1,503 47
Wenatchee, WA 4.9% 0.1% 3,180 40
Yakima, WA 6.1% 0.1% 7,709 149
Beckley, WV 5.6% 0.1% 2,581 69
Charleston, WV 5.3% 0.0% 5,077 1
Huntington, WV 5.4% 0.0% 7,903 6
Morgantown, WV 4.1% 0.1% 2,847 124
Parkersburg, WV 5.6% 0.0% 2,183 16
Wheeling, WV 5.6% 0.0% 3,687 49
Appleton, WI 2.3% -0.2% 3,033 -257
Eau Claire, WI 2.2% -0.3% 2,063 -247
Fond du Lac, WI 2.2% -0.1% 1,253 -84
Green Bay, WI 2.3% -0.2% 4,058 -282
Janesville, WI 3.0% 0.0% 2,636 66
La Crosse, WI 2.6% 0.0% 2,058 17
Madison, WI 2.1% 0.0% 8,292 -85
Milwaukee, WI 2.7% -0.2% 22,856 -1,266
Oshkosh, WI 2.3% -0.2% 2,180 -172
Racine, WI 3.0% -0.2% 3,031 -170
Sheboygan, WI 2.1% -0.2% 1,334 -114
Wausau, WI 2.1% -0.3% 1,628 -162
Casper, WY 4.6% -0.1% 1,812 -21
Cheyenne, WY 3.6% 0.1% 1,712 53