Department of Numbers

Unemployment Rate by Metropolitan Area

The May 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 May 2022
Unemployment Rate
1 Month
Unemployment
Rate Change
May 2022
Unemployed
1 Month
Unemployed Change
Anniston, AL 3.3% 0.0% 1,528 -20
Auburn, AL 2.4% 0.1% 1,849 18
Birmingham, AL 2.5% 0.0% 13,940 -78
Daphne, AL 2.3% 0.0% 2,381 67
Decatur, AL 2.1% 0.0% 1,606 36
Dothan, AL 2.6% 0.0% 1,723 10
Florence, AL 2.9% 0.1% 1,902 26
Gadsden, AL 3.2% 0.0% 1,269 13
Huntsville, AL 2.1% 0.0% 5,219 11
Mobile, AL 3.6% 0.0% 6,889 -86
Montgomery, AL 3.1% -0.1% 5,541 -71
Tuscaloosa, AL 2.9% 0.0% 3,357 -36
Anchorage, AK 4.3% -0.1% 8,758 -241
Fairbanks, AK 4.0% -0.1% 1,848 -40
Flagstaff, AZ 4.2% 0.1% 3,127 71
Lake Havasu City, AZ 4.0% 0.1% 3,548 33
Phoenix, AZ 2.9% 0.1% 73,086 1,188
Prescott, AZ 2.7% 0.1% 2,869 98
Sierra Vista, AZ 3.4% 0.0% 1,673 14
Tucson, AZ 3.3% 0.0% 16,205 326
Yuma, AZ 13.9% 0.1% 13,487 147
Fayetteville, AR 2.2% 0.0% 6,605 -4
Fort Smith, AR 3.1% 0.0% 3,653 60
Hot Springs, AR 3.9% 0.0% 1,580 6
Jonesboro, AR 2.7% 0.1% 1,777 31
Little Rock, AR 3.3% 0.0% 11,584 26
Pine Bluff, AR 5.4% 0.1% 1,772 15
Bakersfield, CA 6.8% -0.3% 26,167 -1,178
Chico, CA 4.2% -0.2% 3,864 -180
El Centro, CA 14.7% -0.5% 10,247 -406
Fresno, CA 6.2% -0.3% 28,093 -1,418
Hanford, CA 6.5% -0.2% 3,679 -117
Los Angeles, CA 4.7% -0.3% 314,267 -17,771
Madera, CA 5.8% -0.3% 3,640 -199
Merced, CA 7.3% -0.3% 8,483 -417
Modesto, CA 5.2% -0.3% 12,461 -724
Napa, CA 3.2% -0.2% 2,256 -137
Oxnard, CA 3.7% -0.2% 15,297 -865
Redding, CA 4.2% -0.2% 3,082 -126
Riverside, CA 4.5% -0.3% 97,139 -6,658
Sacramento, CA 3.8% -0.2% 42,310 -2,907
Salinas, CA 5.6% -0.2% 11,942 -606
San Diego, CA 3.6% -0.3% 57,133 -4,475
San Francisco, CA 3.0% -0.3% 76,538 -6,303
San Jose, CA 2.6% -0.2% 27,912 -2,163
San Luis Obispo, CA 2.9% -0.2% 3,987 -250
Santa Cruz, CA 4.2% -0.2% 5,699 -242
Santa Maria, CA 3.2% -0.2% 7,122 -354
Santa Rosa, CA 3.0% -0.2% 7,387 -522
Stockton, CA 5.5% -0.3% 18,297 -1,112
Vallejo, CA 4.6% -0.3% 9,162 -632
Visalia, CA 7.7% -0.3% 15,711 -614
Yuba City, CA 5.5% -0.3% 4,269 -214
Boulder, CO 2.7% -0.1% 5,383 -197
Colorado Springs, CO 3.6% -0.2% 13,419 -442
Denver, CO 3.5% -0.2% 60,097 -2,517
Fort Collins, CO 2.9% -0.1% 6,160 -242
Grand Junction, CO 3.7% -0.1% 2,909 -101
Greeley, CO 3.7% -0.1% 6,169 -220
Pueblo, CO 5.5% -0.2% 4,361 -117
Bridgeport, CT 4.2% -0.2% 19,557 -586
Danbury, CT 3.6% -0.1% 3,754 -86
Hartford, CT 4.2% -0.1% 25,899 -848
New Haven, CT 3.9% -0.1% 12,974 -437
Norwich, CT 4.5% -0.2% 6,208 -188
Waterbury, CT 5.3% -0.1% 5,778 -174
Dover, DE 5.1% 0.0% 4,161 46
Salisbury, MD 4.6% 0.0% 8,970 -39
Washington, DC 3.5% -0.1% 118,526 -3,203
Cape Coral, FL 2.8% -0.1% 10,070 -341
Crestview, FL 2.3% -0.1% 3,185 -64
Deltona, FL 3.1% -0.1% 9,594 -348
Gainesville, FL 2.6% 0.0% 3,832 -67
Homosassa Springs, FL 4.0% -0.2% 1,924 -52
Jacksonville, FL 2.7% -0.1% 22,132 -664
Lakeland, FL 3.6% -0.1% 11,938 -404
Miami, FL 2.9% -0.1% 90,820 -4,638
Naples, FL 2.7% -0.1% 5,012 -68
North Port, FL 2.6% -0.1% 10,099 -267
Ocala, FL 3.4% -0.1% 4,849 -128
Orlando, FL 3.1% -0.2% 43,324 -1,990
Palm Bay, FL 2.7% -0.1% 8,010 -225
Panama City, FL 2.6% 0.0% 2,382 -71
Pensacola, FL 2.8% -0.1% 6,669 -194
Port St Lucie, FL 3.1% -0.1% 7,053 -206
Punta Gorda, FL 3.0% -0.1% 2,247 -69
Sebastian, FL 3.4% -0.2% 2,282 -68
Sebring, FL 4.3% -0.1% 1,475 -27
Tallahassee, FL 2.9% -0.1% 5,793 -150
Tampa, FL 2.8% -0.1% 44,607 -1,675
The Villages, FL 3.7% -0.1% 1,334 -34
Albany, GA 4.0% 0.0% 2,615 -61
Athens, GA 2.7% -0.1% 2,813 -30
Atlanta, GA 3.0% -0.1% 95,753 -2,495
Augusta, GA 3.5% 0.0% 9,261 -11
Brunswick, GA 3.0% 0.0% 1,600 -12
Columbus, GA 3.6% -0.1% 4,492 -68
Dalton, GA 3.3% 0.2% 1,938 103
Gainesville, GA 2.2% -0.1% 2,386 -20
Hinesville, GA 3.1% -0.1% 1,092 -7
Macon, GA 3.4% -0.1% 3,554 -85
Rome, GA 3.0% 0.0% 1,311 4
Savannah, GA 3.0% 0.0% 5,997 -130
Valdosta, GA 3.1% 0.0% 1,947 -31
Warner Robins, GA 3.0% 0.0% 2,608 -32
Kahului, HI 4.6% -0.1% 4,000 -167
Urban Honolulu, HI 3.6% -0.1% 16,451 -535
Boise City, ID 2.6% 0.0% 10,473 -125
Coeur dAlene, ID 3.0% -0.1% 2,605 4
Idaho Falls, ID 2.3% 0.1% 1,788 12
Lewiston, ID 2.7% 0.0% 881 13
Pocatello, ID 2.6% -0.1% 1,161 -23
Bloomington, IL 3.9% 0.2% 3,685 195
Carbondale, IL 4.8% 0.3% 2,792 135
Champaign, IL 4.1% 0.2% 5,119 265
Chicago, IL 4.4% 0.0% 215,882 -301
Danville, IL 5.9% 0.3% 1,864 88
Davenport, IA 4.1% 0.0% 7,744 8
Decatur, IL 6.9% 0.2% 3,256 129
Kankakee, IL 6.0% 0.3% 3,135 161
Peoria, IL 5.3% 0.2% 9,017 398
Rockford, IL 7.8% 0.3% 12,568 518
Springfield, IL 4.6% 0.2% 4,861 218
Bloomington, IN 2.1% 0.1% 1,718 134
Columbus, IN 1.8% 0.1% 795 42
Elkhart, IN 1.6% 0.1% 1,925 149
Evansville, IN 2.4% 0.1% 3,755 133
Fort Wayne, IN 2.2% 0.1% 4,848 245
Indianapolis, IN 2.2% 0.1% 24,298 1,201
Kokomo, IN 4.2% -0.2% 1,431 -60
Lafayette, IN 2.2% 0.1% 2,401 73
Michigan City, IN 3.1% 0.2% 1,422 64
Muncie, IN 2.7% 0.1% 1,409 59
South Bend, IN 2.8% 0.1% 4,342 162
Terre Haute, IN 2.7% 0.1% 1,960 116
Ames, IA 2.1% -0.2% 1,263 -85
Cedar Rapids, IA 3.4% -0.2% 4,766 -309
Des Moines, IA 2.9% -0.2% 10,545 -706
Dubuque, IA 3.0% -0.3% 1,680 -118
Iowa City, IA 2.5% -0.2% 2,482 -148
Sioux City, IA 2.6% -0.2% 2,420 -133
Waterloo, IA 2.9% -0.2% 2,596 -161
Lawrence, KS 2.3% -0.1% 1,549 -5
Manhattan, KS 2.3% 0.1% 1,056 17
Topeka, KS 2.5% 0.1% 3,031 98
Wichita, KS 3.1% -0.1% 10,072 -76
Bowling Green, KY 3.5% -0.1% 2,973 -71
Elizabethtown, KY 4.1% -0.1% 2,684 -13
Lexington, KY 3.1% 0.0% 8,414 -173
Louisville, KY 3.6% 0.0% 24,368 -21
Owensboro, KY 3.4% 0.0% 1,873 2
Alexandria, LA 3.1% 0.0% 1,989 -41
Baton Rouge, LA 3.6% -0.1% 15,191 -368
Hammond, LA 4.9% -0.1% 2,783 -65
Houma, LA 3.8% -0.2% 3,288 -145
Lafayette, LA 3.6% -0.1% 7,703 -262
Lake Charles, LA 3.8% -0.1% 3,895 -119
Monroe, LA 3.7% -0.1% 2,928 -74
New Orleans, LA 4.7% -0.1% 27,948 -689
Shreveport, LA 4.0% 0.0% 7,473 -91
Bangor, ME 3.1% -0.2% 2,156 -127
Lewiston, ME 3.3% -0.2% 1,797 -112
Portland, ME 2.8% -0.2% 5,784 -341
Baltimore, MD 4.0% -0.2% 60,043 -2,472
California, MD 3.6% -0.1% 2,041 -71
Cumberland, MD 4.6% -0.1% 1,979 -28
Hagerstown, MD 3.3% 0.0% 4,347 -102
Barnstable Town, MA 4.4% -0.1% 5,496 -193
Boston, MA 3.5% -0.1% 96,708 -4,632
Leominster, MA 4.5% -0.2% 3,578 -178
New Bedford, MA 5.4% -0.2% 4,588 -165
Pittsfield, MA 4.7% -0.2% 1,915 -87
Springfield, MA 4.5% -0.2% 16,765 -815
Worcester, MA 3.9% -0.2% 13,998 -661
Ann Arbor, MI 3.4% 0.0% 6,725 25
Battle Creek, MI 5.0% -0.1% 2,977 -47
Bay City, MI 4.9% 0.0% 2,395 17
Detroit, MI 4.6% 0.0% 98,006 -596
Flint, MI 5.9% -0.1% 10,346 -93
Grand Rapids, MI 3.4% 0.0% 19,208 75
Jackson, MI 4.5% -0.1% 3,302 -12
Kalamazoo, MI 4.0% 0.0% 6,642 4
Lansing, MI 4.1% 0.1% 9,772 455
Midland, MI 4.0% 0.0% 1,550 25
Monroe, MI 4.6% -0.1% 3,408 -39
Muskegon, MI 5.6% -0.1% 4,330 -65
Niles, MI 4.4% -0.1% 3,159 -22
Saginaw, MI 5.6% 0.0% 4,605 18
Duluth, MN 2.6% -0.1% 3,746 -59
Mankato, MN 1.7% -0.2% 1,040 -88
Minneapolis, MN 2.1% -0.1% 41,926 -2,552
Rochester, MN 1.8% -0.1% 2,294 -134
St Cloud, MN 2.2% -0.1% 2,464 -130
Gulfport, MS 4.1% -0.1% 6,898 -149
Hattiesburg, MS 3.6% -0.1% 2,505 -71
Jackson, MS 3.7% -0.1% 9,521 -271
Cape Girardeau, MO 2.9% 0.0% 1,381 -34
Columbia, MO 2.4% -0.1% 2,400 -74
Jefferson City, MO 2.4% -0.1% 1,802 -45
Joplin, MO 2.8% -0.1% 2,407 -75
Kansas City, MO 3.1% -0.2% 35,739 -1,853
St Joseph, MO 2.7% -0.1% 1,676 -49
St Louis, MO 3.5% -0.1% 51,290 -1,065
Springfield, MO 2.5% -0.1% 6,012 -176
Billings, MT 2.4% 0.1% 2,201 96
Great Falls, MT 2.5% 0.1% 968 40
Missoula, MT 2.6% 0.1% 1,716 63
Grand Island, NE 2.2% 0.1% 995 49
Lincoln, NE 1.9% 0.0% 3,618 53
Omaha, NE 2.3% -0.1% 11,752 -195
Carson City, NV 2.9% 0.2% 727 37
Las Vegas, NV 5.3% 0.0% 58,609 304
Reno, NV 2.6% 0.0% 6,690 236
Dover, NH 2.0% -0.2% 1,725 -103
Manchester, NH 2.1% -0.2% 2,565 -147
Portsmouth, NH 2.1% -0.1% 1,606 -87
Atlantic City, NJ 5.5% -0.3% 7,027 -324
Ocean City, NJ 6.2% -0.1% 2,927 -32
Trenton, NJ 3.3% -0.1% 6,869 -370
Vineland, NJ 5.3% -0.2% 3,569 -141
Albuquerque, NM 4.5% -0.3% 20,100 -1,094
Farmington, NM 5.8% -0.3% 2,878 -146
Las Cruces, NM 4.9% -0.2% 4,829 -215
Santa Fe, NM 4.3% -0.2% 3,158 -146
Albany, NY 2.9% 0.0% 13,264 30
Binghamton, NY 3.5% 0.0% 3,680 42
Buffalo, NY 3.8% 0.0% 20,215 30
Elmira, NY 3.6% 0.0% 1,244 1
Glens Falls, NY 3.1% 0.1% 1,823 44
Ithaca, NY 2.7% 0.0% 1,297 2
Kingston, NY 3.1% -0.1% 2,751 -11
New York, NY 4.6% -0.2% 460,590 -15,867
Rochester, NY 3.4% 0.0% 17,660 94
Syracuse, NY 3.4% 0.0% 10,362 133
Utica, NY 3.5% -0.1% 4,535 -3
Watertown, NY 3.5% 0.1% 1,565 55
Asheville, NC 2.9% 0.0% 6,886 4
Burlington, NC 3.6% 0.0% 2,965 -3
Charlotte, NC 3.5% 0.0% 48,565 -363
Durham, NC 3.0% 0.0% 9,466 76
Fayetteville, NC 5.4% 0.0% 7,988 -46
Goldsboro, NC 3.9% 0.0% 2,012 11
Greensboro, NC 4.1% 0.0% 14,923 -90
Greenville, NC 4.0% 0.0% 3,549 -38
Hickory, NC 3.3% 0.0% 5,725 100
Jacksonville, NC 3.9% 0.1% 2,563 37
New Bern, NC 3.5% 0.0% 1,757 -4
Raleigh, NC 3.0% 0.0% 22,818 -20
Rocky Mount, NC 5.9% 0.0% 3,653 -21
Wilmington, NC 3.1% 0.0% 4,915 24
Winston, NC 3.5% 0.0% 11,420 -79
Bismarck, ND 2.4% 0.0% 1,707 -27
Fargo, ND 2.0% 0.0% 2,848 -54
Grand Forks, ND 2.2% -0.1% 1,182 -46
Akron, OH 3.8% -0.1% 13,467 -177
Canton, OH 3.8% -0.1% 7,364 -180
Cincinnati, OH 3.3% -0.1% 37,488 -676
Cleveland, OH 5.5% 0.0% 56,450 626
Columbus, OH 3.2% -0.1% 36,410 -680
Dayton, OH 3.7% 0.0% 14,272 -255
Lima, OH 4.1% -0.2% 1,946 -85
Mansfield, OH 4.2% 0.0% 2,172 -23
Springfield, OH 3.9% -0.1% 2,455 -52
Toledo, OH 4.0% -0.1% 11,899 -404
Weirton, WV 4.8% 0.0% 2,425 4
Youngstown, OH 4.8% -0.1% 11,113 -211
Lawton, OK 3.4% 0.1% 1,674 43
Oklahoma City, OK 2.6% 0.1% 18,448 598
Tulsa, OK 3.0% 0.1% 14,415 269
Albany, OR 4.1% -0.1% 2,560 -61
Bend, OR 3.4% -0.1% 3,620 -92
Corvallis, OR 2.9% 0.0% 1,412 -18
Eugene, OR 3.9% -0.1% 7,261 -150
Grants Pass, OR 4.7% 0.0% 1,766 -9
Medford, OR 3.9% -0.1% 4,249 -143
Portland, OR 3.6% -0.1% 49,855 -1,292
Salem, OR 3.6% -0.1% 7,615 -240
Allentown, PA 4.4% -0.2% 19,772 -775
Altoona, PA 4.3% -0.1% 2,521 -63
Bloomsburg, PA 4.0% -0.1% 1,699 -44
Chambersburg, PA 3.4% -0.2% 2,660 -84
East Stroudsburg, PA 6.0% -0.2% 4,970 -131
Erie, PA 5.3% -0.2% 6,739 -256
Gettysburg, PA 3.1% -0.1% 1,694 -45
Harrisburg, PA 3.6% -0.2% 11,194 -423
Johnstown, PA 5.3% -0.1% 2,930 -70
Lancaster, PA 3.4% -0.1% 9,748 -310
Lebanon, PA 3.7% -0.1% 2,684 -88
Philadelphia, PA 4.4% -0.2% 140,157 -5,360
Pittsburgh, PA 4.7% -0.1% 54,755 -1,792
Reading, PA 4.6% -0.2% 9,667 -393
Scranton, PA 5.5% -0.2% 15,106 -535
State College, PA 3.3% -0.1% 2,561 -72
Williamsport, PA 4.8% -0.2% 2,646 -87
York, PA 3.8% -0.2% 8,938 -377
Providence, RI 3.6% -0.1% 25,138 -1,298
Charleston, SC 3.0% 0.0% 12,345 -13
Columbia, SC 3.3% 0.0% 13,073 -15
Florence, SC 3.6% 0.0% 3,403 -8
Greenville, SC 3.0% 0.0% 13,308 -23
Hilton Head Island, SC 3.1% 0.0% 2,808 -7
Myrtle Beach, SC 4.1% 0.0% 8,631 148
Spartanburg, SC 3.3% -0.1% 5,677 -39
Sumter, SC 3.9% 0.0% 1,655 6
Rapid City, SD 2.3% -0.1% 1,804 -34
Sioux Falls, SD 2.1% 0.0% 3,335 -93
Chattanooga, TN 3.2% 0.1% 8,812 153
Clarksville, TN 3.9% 0.1% 4,686 78
Cleveland, TN 3.4% 0.1% 1,982 53
Jackson, TN 3.3% 0.1% 2,147 47
Johnson City, TN 3.1% 0.1% 2,919 128
Kingsport, TN 3.2% 0.1% 4,347 147
Knoxville, TN 2.8% 0.1% 12,630 510
Memphis, TN 4.6% 0.0% 29,743 206
Morristown, TN 3.3% 0.1% 1,793 67
Nashville, TN 2.7% 0.0% 30,652 418
Abilene, TX 3.5% 0.0% 2,761 -52
Amarillo, TX 3.0% 0.0% 4,020 -56
Austin, TX 2.9% -0.1% 39,400 -667
Beaumont, TX 7.3% -0.2% 12,094 -308
Brownsville, TX 6.6% -0.1% 11,566 -154
College Station, TX 3.3% 0.0% 4,530 -94
Corpus Christi, TX 5.7% -0.1% 11,497 -260
Dallas, TX 3.6% -0.1% 153,459 -2,983
El Paso, TX 4.7% -0.1% 17,298 -391
Houston, TX 4.7% -0.1% 163,411 -4,034
Killeen, TX 4.5% 0.0% 8,170 -123
Laredo, TX 4.6% -0.2% 5,470 -154
Longview, TX 4.7% -0.2% 4,581 -121
Lubbock, TX 3.4% 0.0% 5,640 -140
McAllen, TX 7.6% -0.1% 28,050 -404
Midland, TX 3.8% -0.2% 3,938 -180
Odessa, TX 5.5% -0.3% 4,462 -215
San Angelo, TX 3.6% -0.1% 1,987 -62
San Antonio, TX 3.8% -0.1% 46,575 -888
Sherman, TX 3.5% -0.1% 2,355 -37
Texarkana, TX 4.4% 0.0% 2,822 -25
Tyler, TX 3.8% -0.1% 4,257 -55
Victoria, TX 4.8% -0.1% 2,102 -56
Waco, TX 3.7% -0.1% 4,903 -81
Wichita Falls, TX 4.0% -0.1% 2,574 -50
Logan, UT 1.8% 0.1% 1,375 50
Ogden, UT 2.0% 0.0% 7,169 251
Provo, UT 1.8% 0.0% 6,362 232
St George, UT 2.2% 0.0% 1,920 30
Salt Lake City, UT 2.1% 0.0% 14,871 276
Burlington, VT 2.0% 0.0% 2,418 -84
Blacksburg, VA 2.6% 0.1% 2,375 82
Charlottesville, VA 2.6% 0.0% 3,082 -1
Harrisonburg, VA 2.6% 0.0% 1,720 -3
Lynchburg, VA 3.1% 0.1% 3,655 55
Richmond, VA 3.1% 0.0% 20,830 -5
Roanoke, VA 2.8% 0.0% 4,299 32
Staunton, VA 2.5% 0.1% 1,492 38
Virginia Beach, VA 3.3% 0.0% 27,491 98
Winchester, VA 2.3% 0.0% 1,762 -14
Bellingham, WA 4.7% 0.0% 5,556 19
Bremerton, WA 4.1% 0.0% 5,419 16
Kennewick, WA 5.1% 0.1% 7,758 70
Longview, WA 5.4% 0.1% 2,665 28
Mount Vernon, WA 5.2% 0.0% 3,299 19
Olympia, WA 4.4% 0.1% 6,513 47
Seattle, WA 3.2% -0.2% 72,022 -3,262
Spokane, WA 4.5% 0.0% 13,298 195
Walla Walla, WA 4.1% 0.1% 1,381 12
Wenatchee, WA 4.5% 0.0% 3,060 -16
Yakima, WA 6.1% 0.0% 8,248 14
Beckley, WV 3.8% 0.0% 1,755 -1
Charleston, WV 3.7% -0.1% 3,424 -57
Huntington, WV 3.9% -0.1% 5,692 -91
Morgantown, WV 3.2% 0.0% 2,332 -25
Parkersburg, WV 4.0% -0.1% 1,576 -22
Wheeling, WV 4.4% 0.0% 2,717 -14
Appleton, WI 2.3% 0.0% 3,067 29
Eau Claire, WI 2.7% 0.0% 2,532 4
Fond du Lac, WI 2.4% 0.0% 1,402 2
Green Bay, WI 2.5% 0.1% 4,343 91
Janesville, WI 3.5% 0.0% 3,093 -7
La Crosse, WI 2.3% 0.0% 1,758 -16
Madison, WI 2.2% 0.0% 8,732 -63
Milwaukee, WI 3.5% 0.0% 28,737 -2
Oshkosh, WI 2.4% -0.1% 2,275 -13
Racine, WI 3.6% 0.0% 3,600 63
Sheboygan, WI 2.3% 0.0% 1,468 -10
Wausau, WI 2.3% 0.0% 1,747 -3
Casper, WY 4.3% -0.1% 1,686 -45
Cheyenne, WY 3.0% -0.1% 1,515 -11