Department of Numbers

Unemployment Rate by Metropolitan Area

The April 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 April 2019
Unemployment Rate
1 Month
Unemployment
Rate Change
April 2019
Unemployed
1 Month
Unemployed Change
Anniston, AL 4.5% 0.0% 2,061 -2
Auburn, AL 3.5% 0.0% 2,658 11
Birmingham, AL 3.4% 0.0% 18,837 227
Daphne, AL 3.4% 0.0% 3,263 75
Decatur, AL 3.4% 0.1% 2,421 43
Dothan, AL 3.9% 0.0% 2,474 9
Florence, AL 4.3% 0.1% 2,796 61
Gadsden, AL 4.0% 0.0% 1,748 20
Huntsville, AL 3.3% 0.0% 7,387 61
Mobile, AL 4.6% 0.0% 8,757 166
Montgomery, AL 3.8% 0.0% 6,667 124
Tuscaloosa, AL 3.5% 0.0% 4,158 17
Anchorage, AK 5.8% 0.0% 11,377 -182
Fairbanks, AK 5.7% 0.0% 2,598 -20
Flagstaff, AZ 5.8% -0.1% 4,521 -102
Lake Havasu City, AZ 5.9% -0.1% 5,105 -84
Phoenix, AZ 4.3% -0.1% 105,107 -2,186
Prescott, AZ 4.5% -0.1% 4,854 -92
Sierra Vista, AZ 5.9% 0.0% 2,974 -35
Tucson, AZ 4.6% -0.1% 22,868 -443
Yuma, AZ 16.5% -0.4% 16,678 -404
Fayetteville, AR 2.7% -0.1% 7,425 -209
Fort Smith, AR 3.6% -0.1% 4,287 -110
Hot Springs, AR 3.9% -0.1% 1,587 -47
Jonesboro, AR 2.9% -0.1% 1,902 -72
Little Rock, AR 3.3% -0.1% 11,670 -319
Pine Bluff, AR 5.2% 0.0% 1,828 -29
Bakersfield, CA 8.0% 0.1% 31,366 259
Chico, CA 5.4% 0.0% 5,565 -29
El Centro, CA 18.9% -0.3% 13,457 -296
Fresno, CA 7.5% 0.0% 34,474 183
Hanford, CA 8.0% 0.0% 4,731 41
Los Angeles, CA 4.2% 0.0% 284,292 -3,424
Madera, CA 7.2% 0.1% 4,467 19
Merced, CA 8.3% 0.0% 9,666 42
Modesto, CA 6.3% 0.0% 15,416 -72
Napa, CA 3.0% 0.0% 2,252 17
Oxnard, CA 3.9% 0.0% 16,654 -27
Redding, CA 5.0% 0.0% 3,697 -20
Riverside, CA 4.3% 0.0% 89,235 -450
Sacramento, CA 3.8% 0.0% 42,652 79
Salinas, CA 6.3% 0.0% 14,393 148
San Diego, CA 3.5% 0.0% 55,422 -214
San Francisco, CA 2.8% 0.0% 72,174 -555
San Jose, CA 2.7% 0.0% 29,742 -156
San Luis Obispo, CA 3.0% 0.0% 4,317 -7
Santa Cruz, CA 4.8% 0.0% 6,959 47
Santa Maria, CA 4.0% 0.1% 8,732 53
Santa Rosa, CA 2.9% 0.0% 7,526 9
Stockton, CA 6.1% 0.0% 20,147 38
Vallejo, CA 4.1% 0.0% 8,555 -11
Visalia, CA 9.7% 0.1% 20,282 202
Yuba City, CA 7.2% 0.0% 5,447 -19
Boulder, CO 2.8% -0.2% 5,555 -268
Colorado Springs, CO 3.9% -0.2% 13,786 -783
Denver, CO 3.2% -0.1% 52,749 -2,652
Fort Collins, CO 2.8% -0.2% 5,872 -286
Grand Junction, CO 4.1% -0.2% 3,193 -141
Greeley, CO 3.0% -0.1% 5,001 -257
Pueblo, CO 5.0% -0.2% 3,785 -197
Bridgeport, CT 3.8% -0.1% 17,678 -516
Danbury, CT 3.2% -0.1% 3,444 -107
Hartford, CT 3.8% -0.1% 24,251 -359
New Haven, CT 3.7% -0.1% 12,133 -297
Norwich, CT 3.7% -0.1% 5,364 -139
Waterbury, CT 4.7% -0.1% 5,251 -132
Dover, DE 3.4% -0.1% 2,708 -64
Salisbury, MD 4.5% 0.0% 8,673 5
Washington, DC 3.3% 0.0% 111,432 -308
Cape Coral, FL 3.3% -0.1% 11,641 -54
Crestview, FL 2.9% 0.0% 3,677 -13
Deltona, FL 3.7% 0.0% 11,210 -81
Gainesville, FL 3.2% 0.0% 4,628 -46
Homosassa Springs, FL 5.1% 0.0% 2,448 -15
Jacksonville, FL 3.3% -0.1% 25,933 -322
Lakeland, FL 4.0% 0.0% 11,991 -30
Miami, FL 3.4% -0.1% 109,547 -1,869
Naples, FL 3.5% 0.0% 6,209 17
North Port, FL 3.3% -0.1% 12,247 -96
Ocala, FL 4.1% 0.0% 5,637 -46
Orlando, FL 3.2% 0.0% 42,896 -518
Palm Bay, FL 3.4% -0.1% 9,677 -44
Panama City, FL 4.7% -0.2% 4,477 -217
Pensacola, FL 3.3% -0.1% 7,619 -58
Port St Lucie, FL 4.1% 0.0% 8,951 11
Punta Gorda, FL 3.9% -0.1% 2,837 -22
Sebastian, FL 4.4% 0.0% 2,904 17
Sebring, FL 5.1% 0.1% 1,820 18
Tallahassee, FL 3.3% -0.1% 6,537 -65
Tampa, FL 3.4% 0.0% 52,317 -438
The Villages, FL 5.0% 0.0% 1,581 -10
Albany, GA 4.7% -0.1% 3,149 -77
Athens, GA 3.7% 0.0% 3,738 -57
Atlanta, GA 3.7% 0.0% 112,164 -2,128
Augusta, GA 4.1% 0.0% 11,059 3
Brunswick, GA 3.8% 0.0% 2,021 -36
Columbus, GA 4.5% 0.0% 5,655 -32
Dalton, GA 4.8% -0.1% 2,973 -50
Gainesville, GA 3.1% 0.0% 3,202 -46
Hinesville, GA 4.0% 0.0% 1,336 -17
Macon, GA 4.2% -0.1% 4,398 -87
Rome, GA 4.3% -0.2% 1,921 -60
Savannah, GA 3.5% -0.1% 6,657 -143
Valdosta, GA 3.9% -0.1% 2,520 -41
Warner Robins, GA 4.0% -0.1% 3,455 -85
Kahului, HI 2.9% 0.1% 2,436 32
Urban Honolulu, HI 2.7% 0.1% 12,364 243
Boise City, ID 2.6% -0.1% 9,740 -123
Coeur dAlene, ID 3.5% 0.0% 2,740 -16
Idaho Falls, ID 2.3% 0.0% 1,630 -40
Lewiston, ID 3.4% 0.0% 1,057 -1
Pocatello, ID 2.7% 0.0% 1,127 -14
Bloomington, IL 4.7% 0.0% 4,422 15
Carbondale, IL 5.0% 0.0% 3,011 -6
Champaign, IL 4.8% 0.1% 5,727 62
Chicago, IL 4.0% 0.0% 196,269 -572
Danville, IL 6.1% 0.0% 2,043 5
Davenport, IA 4.4% 0.0% 8,519 74
Decatur, IL 6.1% 0.1% 3,031 25
Kankakee, IL 5.9% 0.0% 3,316 4
Peoria, IL 5.5% 0.0% 9,945 13
Rockford, IL 6.3% -0.2% 10,655 -255
Springfield, IL 4.8% 0.1% 5,326 45
Bloomington, IN 3.7% -0.1% 2,975 -71
Columbus, IN 2.6% -0.1% 1,195 -31
Elkhart, IN 3.1% 0.0% 3,630 10
Evansville, IN 3.2% 0.0% 5,282 -42
Fort Wayne, IN 3.2% 0.0% 6,952 -102
Indianapolis, IN 3.2% -0.1% 34,326 -510
Kokomo, IN 4.9% 0.4% 1,907 176
Lafayette, IN 3.2% -0.1% 3,638 -54
Michigan City, IN 4.6% 0.0% 2,223 -10
Muncie, IN 4.1% -0.1% 2,253 -16
South Bend, IN 3.8% 0.0% 6,154 -28
Terre Haute, IN 4.6% 0.0% 3,556 -50
Ames, IA 1.5% 0.0% 872 -6
Cedar Rapids, IA 2.5% -0.1% 3,606 -50
Des Moines, IA 2.3% -0.1% 8,472 27
Dubuque, IA 2.2% 0.0% 1,230 -8
Iowa City, IA 1.8% 0.0% 1,743 -19
Sioux City, IA 2.5% 0.0% 2,345 -7
Waterloo, IA 2.5% 0.0% 2,217 4
Lawrence, KS 3.2% 0.0% 2,065 -26
Manhattan, KS 3.1% 0.0% 1,472 -18
Topeka, KS 3.6% 0.0% 4,361 -24
Wichita, KS 3.7% 0.0% 11,576 -97
Bowling Green, KY 3.7% 0.0% 3,110 2
Elizabethtown, KY 4.0% 0.0% 2,688 -1
Lexington, KY 3.2% 0.0% 8,775 10
Louisville, KY 3.7% 0.0% 25,005 87
Owensboro, KY 3.7% 0.0% 2,058 5
Alexandria, LA 4.9% -0.2% 3,053 -163
Baton Rouge, LA 4.0% -0.2% 16,662 -769
Hammond, LA 5.0% -0.3% 2,745 -138
Houma, LA 4.3% -0.3% 3,741 -201
Lafayette, LA 4.4% -0.2% 9,253 -475
Lake Charles, LA 3.5% -0.1% 3,973 -160
Monroe, LA 5.1% -0.1% 4,019 -148
New Orleans, LA 4.2% -0.2% 24,962 -1,167
Shreveport, LA 4.7% -0.2% 8,794 -308
Bangor, ME 3.4% 0.0% 2,375 -49
Lewiston, ME 3.2% 0.0% 1,762 -34
Portland, ME 2.7% 0.0% 5,646 -88
Baltimore, MD 3.8% 0.0% 57,406 89
California, MD 3.6% -0.1% 1,999 -28
Cumberland, MD 5.0% 0.0% 2,205 -27
Hagerstown, MD 3.8% -0.1% 5,070 -130
Barnstable Town, MA 3.5% 0.0% 4,596 -4
Boston, MA 2.7% 0.0% 75,492 -871
Leominster, MA 3.4% -0.1% 2,839 -26
New Bedford, MA 4.2% 0.0% 3,667 -42
Pittsfield, MA 3.6% 0.0% 1,574 -23
Springfield, MA 3.6% -0.1% 13,948 -172
Worcester, MA 3.2% -0.1% 11,822 -151
Ann Arbor, MI 3.1% 0.1% 5,974 29
Battle Creek, MI 4.1% 0.0% 2,577 11
Bay City, MI 4.5% 0.0% 2,271 -10
Detroit, MI 4.3% 0.2% 91,752 3,314
Flint, MI 4.7% 0.0% 8,635 62
Grand Rapids, MI 2.9% 0.0% 16,844 24
Jackson, MI 3.8% 0.0% 2,824 7
Kalamazoo, MI 3.5% 0.0% 5,975 26
Lansing, MI 3.5% 0.0% 8,617 -85
Midland, MI 3.6% 0.0% 1,472 0
Monroe, MI 4.1% -0.1% 3,144 -29
Muskegon, MI 4.2% 0.0% 3,328 -5
Niles, MI 4.1% 0.0% 3,019 4
Saginaw, MI 4.6% -0.1% 4,058 8
Duluth, MN 3.9% 0.0% 5,634 -11
Mankato, MN 2.7% 0.1% 1,654 27
Minneapolis, MN 3.0% 0.1% 59,508 706
Rochester, MN 2.7% 0.0% 3,441 41
St Cloud, MN 3.3% 0.0% 3,789 50
Gulfport, MS 5.0% 0.1% 8,154 104
Hattiesburg, MS 4.3% 0.1% 2,977 55
Jackson, MS 4.3% 0.1% 11,610 262
Cape Girardeau, MO 3.1% 0.0% 1,482 10
Columbia, MO 2.4% 0.0% 2,331 6
Jefferson City, MO 2.8% 0.0% 2,015 2
Joplin, MO 3.0% 0.0% 2,564 16
Kansas City, MO 3.4% 0.0% 38,317 59
St Joseph, MO 3.1% 0.0% 1,988 22
St Louis, MO 3.6% 0.1% 52,137 408
Springfield, MO 2.8% 0.0% 6,452 1
Billings, MT 3.4% 0.0% 2,940 -55
Great Falls, MT 3.5% -0.1% 1,340 -26
Missoula, MT 3.3% -0.1% 2,131 -47
Grand Island, NE 3.2% 0.1% 1,395 11
Lincoln, NE 2.6% 0.0% 4,798 87
Omaha, NE 2.9% 0.0% 14,369 169
Carson City, NV 3.9% -0.2% 1,011 -51
Las Vegas, NV 4.2% -0.1% 46,338 -1,714
Reno, NV 3.2% -0.1% 8,354 -331
Dover, NH 2.3% 0.0% 1,968 33
Manchester, NH 2.3% 0.0% 2,763 30
Portsmouth, NH 2.2% 0.0% 1,730 18
Atlantic City, NJ 5.3% -0.1% 6,401 -206
Ocean City, NJ 7.4% -0.2% 3,425 -99
Trenton, NJ 3.4% -0.2% 6,829 -291
Vineland, NJ 5.8% -0.2% 3,717 -132
Albuquerque, NM 4.7% -0.1% 20,542 -197
Farmington, NM 5.8% -0.1% 3,073 -78
Las Cruces, NM 5.8% 0.0% 5,649 -87
Santa Fe, NM 4.1% -0.1% 3,080 -22
Albany, NY 3.4% 0.0% 15,508 -63
Binghamton, NY 4.2% 0.0% 4,537 -2
Buffalo, NY 4.0% -0.1% 21,956 -219
Elmira, NY 3.9% 0.0% 1,373 -11
Glens Falls, NY 3.9% 0.0% 2,353 10
Ithaca, NY 3.4% 0.0% 1,718 10
Kingston, NY 3.5% 0.0% 3,122 -12
New York, NY 3.8% -0.1% 383,173 -4,933
Rochester, NY 3.8% 0.0% 20,080 -62
Syracuse, NY 3.9% 0.0% 12,201 -9
Utica, NY 4.0% -0.1% 5,245 -42
Watertown, NY 5.0% 0.0% 2,227 -8
Asheville, NC 3.2% 0.0% 7,597 87
Burlington, NC 3.9% 0.1% 3,148 34
Charlotte, NC 3.7% 0.1% 49,930 641
Durham, NC 3.6% 0.1% 10,763 121
Fayetteville, NC 5.2% 0.0% 7,846 41
Goldsboro, NC 4.3% 0.0% 2,302 -2
Greensboro, NC 4.2% 0.0% 15,537 112
Greenville, NC 4.4% 0.1% 3,933 11
Hickory, NC 3.8% 0.1% 6,622 85
Jacksonville, NC 4.8% 0.0% 3,100 5
New Bern, NC 4.3% 0.0% 2,240 2
Raleigh, NC 3.5% 0.0% 25,360 238
Rocky Mount, NC 5.3% 0.0% 3,443 -7
Wilmington, NC 3.9% 0.0% 5,844 2
Winston, NC 3.8% 0.0% 12,576 94
Bismarck, ND 2.7% 0.0% 1,810 3
Fargo, ND 2.3% 0.0% 3,210 31
Grand Forks, ND 2.6% 0.0% 1,422 -2
Akron, OH 4.3% -0.2% 15,538 -772
Canton, OH 4.6% -0.2% 9,156 -475
Cincinnati, OH 3.6% -0.2% 41,184 -1,782
Cleveland, OH 4.5% -0.2% 46,549 -1,914
Columbus, OH 3.6% -0.2% 38,993 -2,265
Dayton, OH 4.0% -0.2% 15,546 -851
Lima, OH 4.0% -0.3% 1,953 -116
Mansfield, OH 4.5% -0.3% 2,397 -129
Springfield, OH 4.2% -0.2% 2,697 -131
Toledo, OH 4.6% -0.2% 13,882 -706
Weirton, WV 5.5% -0.3% 2,761 -131
Youngstown, OH 5.6% -0.2% 13,488 -397
Lawton, OK 3.6% -0.1% 1,858 -23
Oklahoma City, OK 3.0% 0.0% 20,582 -36
Tulsa, OK 3.3% 0.0% 15,629 -66
Albany, OR 4.9% 0.0% 2,865 -30
Bend, OR 4.4% -0.1% 4,318 -36
Corvallis, OR 3.3% 0.0% 1,608 -9
Eugene, OR 4.6% 0.0% 8,341 -92
Grants Pass, OR 5.6% -0.1% 2,015 -43
Medford, OR 4.9% -0.1% 5,219 -63
Portland, OR 3.9% 0.0% 51,406 -544
Salem, OR 4.4% 0.0% 8,890 -100
Allentown, PA 4.0% -0.1% 17,397 -490
Altoona, PA 3.6% -0.1% 2,174 -55
Bloomsburg, PA 4.0% -0.1% 1,691 -43
Chambersburg, PA 3.2% -0.1% 2,497 -68
East Stroudsburg, PA 4.7% -0.1% 3,848 -114
Erie, PA 4.0% -0.1% 5,173 -171
Gettysburg, PA 2.9% -0.1% 1,589 -48
Harrisburg, PA 3.2% -0.1% 9,509 -272
Johnstown, PA 4.5% -0.1% 2,631 -70
Lancaster, PA 3.0% 0.0% 8,386 -219
Lebanon, PA 3.3% -0.1% 2,383 -78
Philadelphia, PA 3.7% -0.2% 116,538 -3,159
Pittsburgh, PA 3.8% -0.1% 45,941 -1,013
Reading, PA 3.7% -0.1% 7,945 -209
Scranton, PA 4.7% -0.1% 12,991 -337
State College, PA 2.9% -0.1% 2,360 -56
Williamsport, PA 4.2% -0.1% 2,396 -68
York, PA 3.4% -0.1% 7,906 -290
Providence, RI 3.6% -0.1% 24,896 -770
Charleston, SC 2.9% 0.0% 11,362 288
Columbia, SC 3.3% 0.1% 13,090 288
Florence, SC 3.7% 0.1% 3,581 98
Greenville, SC 3.1% 0.1% 13,168 241
Hilton Head Island, SC 3.1% 0.1% 2,782 67
Myrtle Beach, SC 4.2% 0.1% 8,590 179
Spartanburg, SC 3.1% 0.1% 5,002 125
Sumter, SC 3.8% 0.0% 1,724 47
Rapid City, SD 3.0% 0.0% 2,267 -16
Sioux Falls, SD 2.4% 0.0% 3,752 28
Chattanooga, TN 3.3% 0.0% 9,016 -78
Clarksville, TN 3.9% 0.0% 4,521 24
Cleveland, TN 3.4% 0.0% 1,981 -12
Jackson, TN 3.4% 0.0% 2,193 3
Johnson City, TN 3.5% 0.0% 3,247 11
Kingsport, TN 3.5% 0.0% 4,874 -9
Knoxville, TN 3.0% -0.1% 13,057 -31
Memphis, TN 3.9% 0.0% 24,984 193
Morristown, TN 3.5% 0.0% 1,820 14
Nashville, TN 2.5% 0.0% 26,866 -103
Abilene, TX 3.2% -0.1% 2,508 -64
Amarillo, TX 2.7% -0.1% 3,600 -112
Austin, TX 2.9% 0.0% 34,644 -844
Beaumont, TX 5.5% -0.2% 9,806 -302
Brownsville, TX 5.7% -0.2% 9,506 -267
College Station, TX 2.9% -0.1% 3,868 -121
Corpus Christi, TX 4.5% -0.2% 9,490 -292
Dallas, TX 3.4% -0.1% 135,422 -3,172
El Paso, TX 4.0% -0.2% 14,637 -487
Houston, TX 4.0% -0.1% 136,005 -3,815
Killeen, TX 4.0% -0.1% 7,149 -201
Laredo, TX 3.8% -0.1% 4,501 -124
Longview, TX 4.0% -0.1% 3,884 -103
Lubbock, TX 3.0% -0.1% 4,947 -155
McAllen, TX 6.2% -0.2% 21,691 -689
Midland, TX 2.1% 0.0% 2,239 -77
Odessa, TX 2.5% -0.1% 2,191 -80
San Angelo, TX 3.2% -0.1% 1,780 -54
San Antonio, TX 3.2% -0.1% 39,046 -899
Sherman, TX 3.1% -0.1% 2,012 -50
Texarkana, TX 4.8% -0.2% 3,136 -120
Tyler, TX 3.5% -0.1% 3,845 -71
Victoria, TX 3.6% -0.1% 1,676 -45
Waco, TX 3.5% -0.1% 4,452 -95
Wichita Falls, TX 3.3% -0.1% 2,172 -59
Logan, UT 2.5% 0.0% 1,765 -39
Ogden, UT 3.0% -0.1% 10,004 -210
Provo, UT 2.7% 0.0% 8,231 -176
St George, UT 3.2% 0.0% 2,395 -48
Salt Lake City, UT 2.8% 0.0% 18,429 -267
Burlington, VT 1.8% -0.1% 2,250 -101
Blacksburg, VA 3.0% 0.0% 2,680 -13
Charlottesville, VA 2.7% 0.0% 3,195 10
Harrisonburg, VA 2.9% 0.0% 1,924 0
Lynchburg, VA 3.2% 0.0% 3,973 -22
Richmond, VA 3.0% -0.1% 20,692 -67
Roanoke, VA 2.8% 0.0% 4,447 11
Staunton, VA 2.6% 0.0% 1,554 -7
Virginia Beach, VA 3.2% 0.0% 27,461 38
Winchester, VA 2.8% 0.0% 2,026 -10
Bellingham, WA 5.0% 0.1% 5,748 121
Bremerton, WA 4.8% 0.0% 6,106 98
Kennewick, WA 5.8% 0.1% 8,431 175
Longview, WA 6.2% 0.1% 2,903 70
Mount Vernon, WA 5.5% 0.1% 3,391 61
Olympia, WA 5.0% 0.1% 7,028 155
Seattle, WA 3.9% 0.0% 84,206 -273
Spokane, WA 5.6% 0.1% 15,537 353
Walla Walla, WA 4.9% 0.1% 1,585 36
Wenatchee, WA 5.1% 0.1% 3,489 45
Yakima, WA 7.2% 0.1% 9,603 260
Beckley, WV 5.1% -0.2% 2,298 -119
Charleston, WV 4.8% -0.3% 4,474 -228
Huntington, WV 5.0% -0.2% 7,301 -220
Morgantown, WV 4.1% -0.1% 2,774 -130
Parkersburg, WV 5.3% -0.2% 2,044 -72
Wheeling, WV 4.9% -0.1% 3,372 -64
Appleton, WI 2.5% 0.0% 3,225 -83
Eau Claire, WI 2.7% 0.0% 2,481 -71
Fond du Lac, WI 2.4% 0.0% 1,370 -38
Green Bay, WI 2.4% -0.1% 4,279 -126
Janesville, WI 3.1% -0.1% 2,662 -72
La Crosse, WI 2.6% 0.0% 2,017 -12
Madison, WI 2.2% 0.0% 8,420 -98
Milwaukee, WI 3.0% 0.0% 24,372 -584
Oshkosh, WI 2.5% 0.0% 2,282 -44
Racine, WI 3.3% -0.1% 3,262 -115
Sheboygan, WI 2.2% -0.1% 1,402 -31
Wausau, WI 2.4% 0.0% 1,753 -38
Casper, WY 4.0% -0.2% 1,556 -73
Cheyenne, WY 3.5% -0.1% 1,671 -49