Department of Numbers

Unemployment Rate by Metropolitan Area

The February 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 February 2019
Unemployment Rate
1 Month
Unemployment
Rate Change
February 2019
Unemployed
1 Month
Unemployed Change
Anniston, AL 4.5% -0.4% 2,073 -179
Auburn, AL 3.4% -0.1% 2,577 -107
Birmingham, AL 3.3% -0.2% 18,047 -1,450
Daphne, AL 3.1% -0.3% 2,980 -308
Decatur, AL 3.1% -0.4% 2,228 -245
Dothan, AL 3.9% -0.2% 2,448 -174
Florence, AL 4.1% -0.2% 2,689 -103
Gadsden, AL 3.9% -0.2% 1,699 -100
Huntsville, AL 3.1% -0.3% 6,998 -732
Mobile, AL 4.6% -0.1% 8,717 -172
Montgomery, AL 3.7% -0.2% 6,420 -291
Tuscaloosa, AL 3.5% -0.2% 4,130 -141
Anchorage, AK 5.8% 0.0% 11,375 -159
Fairbanks, AK 5.8% 0.0% 2,615 -17
Flagstaff, AZ 5.8% -0.7% 4,588 -539
Lake Havasu City, AZ 5.8% -0.7% 5,074 -671
Phoenix, AZ 4.3% -0.5% 107,509 -10,712
Prescott, AZ 4.6% -0.4% 4,910 -505
Sierra Vista, AZ 5.9% -0.5% 2,998 -285
Tucson, AZ 4.9% -0.3% 24,042 -1,632
Yuma, AZ 16.5% -0.8% 16,626 -832
Fayetteville, AR 2.8% 0.0% 7,868 -15
Fort Smith, AR 3.8% 0.0% 4,567 56
Hot Springs, AR 4.1% -0.1% 1,670 -30
Jonesboro, AR 3.1% 0.0% 2,009 -26
Little Rock, AR 3.5% 0.0% 12,599 -95
Pine Bluff, AR 5.4% 0.0% 1,915 8
Bakersfield, CA 8.0% 0.2% 31,561 894
Chico, CA 5.4% -0.2% 5,640 -257
El Centro, CA 19.3% 0.0% 13,950 -155
Fresno, CA 7.6% 0.1% 34,922 100
Hanford, CA 8.0% 0.1% 4,747 105
Los Angeles, CA 4.0% -0.3% 271,394 -24,067
Madera, CA 7.2% 0.0% 4,564 39
Merced, CA 8.3% 0.1% 9,755 89
Modesto, CA 6.3% -0.1% 15,563 -262
Napa, CA 3.0% -0.1% 2,289 -31
Oxnard, CA 3.9% -0.1% 16,796 -256
Redding, CA 5.0% 0.0% 3,780 11
Riverside, CA 4.3% -0.2% 89,754 -2,904
Sacramento, CA 3.9% 0.0% 43,392 -269
Salinas, CA 6.4% 0.1% 14,512 90
San Diego, CA 3.5% -0.1% 56,304 -1,454
San Francisco, CA 2.8% -0.1% 74,222 -2,078
San Jose, CA 2.8% 0.0% 30,221 -844
San Luis Obispo, CA 3.1% 0.0% 4,467 -34
Santa Cruz, CA 4.7% 0.1% 6,812 91
Santa Maria, CA 4.0% 0.0% 8,744 -73
Santa Rosa, CA 2.9% 0.0% 7,583 -196
Stockton, CA 6.2% 0.0% 20,331 -210
Vallejo, CA 4.2% 0.0% 8,758 -61
Visalia, CA 9.6% 0.0% 20,183 32
Yuba City, CA 7.2% -0.2% 5,508 -75
Boulder, CO 2.7% -0.6% 5,318 -1,142
Colorado Springs, CO 3.9% -0.7% 14,025 -2,431
Denver, CO 3.1% -0.6% 52,122 -9,848
Fort Collins, CO 2.8% -0.5% 5,780 -1,086
Grand Junction, CO 3.9% -0.7% 3,022 -512
Greeley, CO 2.9% -0.6% 4,918 -863
Pueblo, CO 5.0% -0.8% 3,811 -611
Bridgeport, CT 3.9% -0.2% 18,243 -889
Danbury, CT 3.3% -0.1% 3,543 -184
Hartford, CT 4.0% -0.1% 25,058 -1,150
New Haven, CT 3.8% -0.2% 12,371 -674
Norwich, CT 3.9% -0.1% 5,664 -173
Waterbury, CT 4.8% -0.1% 5,392 -121
Dover, DE 3.3% -0.2% 2,597 -171
Salisbury, MD 4.5% 0.0% 8,689 -54
Washington, DC 3.4% 0.0% 115,572 -579
Cape Coral, FL 3.4% -0.1% 11,940 -263
Crestview, FL 2.9% -0.1% 3,698 -135
Deltona, FL 3.8% -0.1% 11,588 -190
Gainesville, FL 3.3% 0.0% 4,743 -122
Homosassa Springs, FL 5.2% -0.1% 2,513 -50
Jacksonville, FL 3.5% -0.1% 26,934 -954
Lakeland, FL 4.1% -0.1% 12,335 -266
Miami, FL 3.5% -0.2% 112,662 -7,621
Naples, FL 3.6% -0.1% 6,446 -205
North Port, FL 3.4% -0.1% 12,673 -381
Ocala, FL 4.2% -0.2% 5,829 -228
Orlando, FL 3.3% -0.1% 44,613 -1,605
Palm Bay, FL 3.5% -0.1% 10,026 -199
Panama City, FL 4.8% -0.4% 4,547 -402
Pensacola, FL 3.4% -0.1% 7,793 -264
Port St Lucie, FL 4.3% 0.0% 9,393 -89
Punta Gorda, FL 4.1% 0.0% 2,924 -42
Sebastian, FL 4.5% -0.1% 3,018 -25
Sebring, FL 5.3% 0.0% 1,918 -7
Tallahassee, FL 3.4% -0.1% 6,671 -227
Tampa, FL 3.5% -0.1% 54,094 -1,182
The Villages, FL 5.1% -0.1% 1,642 -11
Albany, GA 4.8% -0.3% 3,255 -240
Athens, GA 3.8% -0.1% 3,865 -101
Atlanta, GA 3.8% -0.2% 117,373 -4,833
Augusta, GA 4.1% -0.2% 10,992 -761
Brunswick, GA 3.9% -0.2% 2,100 -99
Columbus, GA 4.6% -0.3% 5,752 -401
Dalton, GA 5.2% -0.1% 3,204 -52
Gainesville, GA 3.2% -0.1% 3,318 -73
Hinesville, GA 3.9% -0.3% 1,335 -80
Macon, GA 4.4% -0.2% 4,585 -217
Rome, GA 4.5% -0.5% 2,006 -215
Savannah, GA 3.6% -0.2% 6,862 -215
Valdosta, GA 3.9% -0.2% 2,558 -112
Warner Robins, GA 4.0% -0.2% 3,477 -112
Kahului, HI 2.9% 0.1% 2,486 63
Urban Honolulu, HI 2.7% 0.0% 12,216 -120
Boise City, ID 2.9% 0.0% 10,633 -16
Coeur dAlene, ID 3.8% 0.2% 2,977 172
Idaho Falls, ID 2.5% -0.1% 1,800 -54
Lewiston, ID 3.3% -0.1% 1,052 -24
Pocatello, ID 3.0% 0.0% 1,282 6
Bloomington, IL 4.5% -0.3% 4,298 -312
Carbondale, IL 4.8% -0.3% 2,875 -210
Champaign, IL 4.6% -0.2% 5,571 -233
Chicago, IL 3.9% -0.3% 192,126 -14,924
Danville, IL 5.8% -0.3% 1,921 -124
Davenport, IA 4.3% -0.2% 8,267 -445
Decatur, IL 6.0% -0.1% 2,986 -69
Kankakee, IL 5.8% -0.4% 3,264 -243
Peoria, IL 5.5% -0.2% 9,947 -323
Rockford, IL 6.0% -0.2% 10,095 -362
Springfield, IL 4.7% -0.3% 5,189 -328
Bloomington, IN 3.9% -0.1% 3,134 -10
Columbus, IN 2.7% 0.1% 1,261 43
Elkhart, IN 3.2% -0.1% 3,835 -49
Evansville, IN 3.2% 0.0% 5,330 21
Fort Wayne, IN 3.3% 0.1% 7,317 204
Indianapolis, IN 3.3% 0.1% 35,554 908
Kokomo, IN 4.2% 0.1% 1,617 0
Lafayette, IN 3.4% 0.1% 3,816 -1
Michigan City, IN 4.6% 0.1% 2,227 56
Muncie, IN 4.2% 0.1% 2,300 12
South Bend, IN 3.8% 0.0% 6,230 77
Terre Haute, IN 4.7% 0.1% 3,637 28
Ames, IA 1.4% -0.2% 817 -135
Cedar Rapids, IA 2.4% -0.2% 3,423 -343
Des Moines, IA 2.2% -0.2% 8,056 -558
Dubuque, IA 2.0% -0.3% 1,141 -140
Iowa City, IA 1.6% -0.3% 1,584 -236
Sioux City, IA 2.5% -0.2% 2,369 -137
Waterloo, IA 2.5% -0.2% 2,227 -221
Lawrence, KS 3.3% 0.0% 2,145 6
Manhattan, KS 3.2% 0.0% 1,532 -2
Topeka, KS 3.7% 0.1% 4,429 131
Wichita, KS 3.8% -0.1% 11,980 -64
Bowling Green, KY 3.6% -0.1% 3,013 -80
Elizabethtown, KY 3.8% -0.2% 2,591 -122
Lexington, KY 3.0% -0.3% 8,218 -675
Louisville, KY 3.5% -0.2% 23,616 -1,468
Owensboro, KY 3.4% -0.2% 1,928 -100
Alexandria, LA 5.2% -0.1% 3,275 -83
Baton Rouge, LA 4.3% 0.0% 18,149 16
Hammond, LA 5.5% 0.0% 2,994 -38
Houma, LA 4.7% -0.1% 4,103 -67
Lafayette, LA 4.7% -0.1% 10,035 -238
Lake Charles, LA 3.8% 0.0% 4,326 13
Monroe, LA 5.4% 0.0% 4,296 -46
New Orleans, LA 4.5% -0.1% 27,102 -738
Shreveport, LA 4.9% 0.0% 9,248 120
Bangor, ME 3.4% -0.2% 2,377 -202
Lewiston, ME 3.1% -0.3% 1,718 -177
Portland, ME 2.8% -0.2% 5,887 -498
Baltimore, MD 3.9% 0.1% 58,593 1,056
California, MD 3.7% 0.0% 2,085 54
Cumberland, MD 5.0% 0.0% 2,194 -12
Hagerstown, MD 3.9% -0.1% 5,192 -64
Barnstable Town, MA 3.4% -0.4% 4,472 -549
Boston, MA 2.6% -0.2% 73,524 -6,499
Leominster, MA 3.4% -0.2% 2,801 -190
New Bedford, MA 3.8% -0.3% 3,360 -246
Pittsfield, MA 3.5% -0.3% 1,546 -135
Springfield, MA 3.5% -0.3% 13,747 -997
Worcester, MA 3.2% -0.2% 11,653 -730
Ann Arbor, MI 2.8% -0.2% 5,527 -321
Battle Creek, MI 3.7% -0.3% 2,338 -222
Bay City, MI 4.2% -0.4% 2,094 -247
Detroit, MI 4.0% -0.1% 86,524 -396
Flint, MI 4.4% -0.3% 8,006 -602
Grand Rapids, MI 2.6% -0.3% 15,312 -1,667
Jackson, MI 3.4% -0.3% 2,571 -213
Kalamazoo, MI 3.2% -0.3% 5,363 -520
Lansing, MI 3.2% -0.4% 8,096 -909
Midland, MI 3.2% -0.4% 1,297 -157
Monroe, MI 4.0% -0.1% 3,026 -142
Muskegon, MI 3.8% -0.4% 2,982 -339
Niles, MI 3.7% -0.5% 2,730 -326
Saginaw, MI 4.3% -0.4% 3,791 -348
Duluth, MN 3.9% -0.3% 5,651 -396
Mankato, MN 2.5% -0.1% 1,573 -14
Minneapolis, MN 2.9% -0.1% 58,611 -2,064
Rochester, MN 2.6% -0.2% 3,291 -141
St Cloud, MN 3.3% -0.1% 3,735 -86
Gulfport, MS 5.0% -0.1% 8,227 -34
Hattiesburg, MS 4.3% 0.0% 3,010 44
Jackson, MS 4.4% 0.2% 11,667 299
Cape Girardeau, MO 3.0% -0.1% 1,442 -41
Columbia, MO 2.4% -0.1% 2,292 -104
Jefferson City, MO 2.7% -0.1% 1,972 -55
Joplin, MO 3.0% -0.2% 2,503 -180
Kansas City, MO 3.3% -0.1% 37,875 -729
St Joseph, MO 3.0% -0.2% 1,923 -108
St Louis, MO 3.4% -0.3% 50,283 -3,154
Springfield, MO 2.7% -0.2% 6,249 -600
Billings, MT 3.4% -0.1% 3,015 -22
Great Falls, MT 3.6% 0.0% 1,377 17
Missoula, MT 3.4% -0.2% 2,195 -126
Grand Island, NE 3.1% -0.3% 1,388 -125
Lincoln, NE 2.6% 0.2% 4,698 261
Omaha, NE 2.8% 0.1% 13,676 342
Carson City, NV 3.9% -0.1% 1,017 -40
Las Vegas, NV 4.2% -0.3% 46,851 -3,408
Reno, NV 3.3% -0.1% 8,569 -327
Dover, NH 2.3% 0.0% 1,951 7
Manchester, NH 2.3% 0.0% 2,810 6
Portsmouth, NH 2.2% -0.1% 1,725 -42
Atlantic City, NJ 5.7% 0.1% 6,911 16
Ocean City, NJ 7.6% -0.2% 3,580 -99
Trenton, NJ 3.8% 0.1% 7,547 219
Vineland, NJ 6.1% 0.0% 3,971 15
Albuquerque, NM 4.8% -0.2% 20,854 -1,005
Farmington, NM 6.1% -0.1% 3,238 -69
Las Cruces, NM 6.1% -0.1% 5,961 -38
Santa Fe, NM 4.1% -0.2% 3,097 -159
Albany, NY 3.3% -0.1% 14,844 -521
Binghamton, NY 4.0% -0.1% 4,298 -185
Buffalo, NY 3.9% -0.2% 21,165 -1,042
Elmira, NY 3.6% -0.2% 1,261 -99
Glens Falls, NY 3.6% -0.2% 2,200 -155
Ithaca, NY 3.2% 0.0% 1,659 10
Kingston, NY 3.3% -0.1% 2,951 -148
New York, NY 3.9% -0.1% 392,467 -10,750
Rochester, NY 3.7% -0.1% 19,149 -870
Syracuse, NY 3.7% -0.2% 11,608 -553
Utica, NY 3.8% -0.2% 4,933 -354
Watertown, NY 4.7% -0.3% 2,118 -138
Asheville, NC 3.1% -0.1% 7,452 -86
Burlington, NC 3.9% -0.1% 3,157 -64
Charlotte, NC 3.6% -0.1% 48,939 -800
Durham, NC 3.5% -0.1% 10,684 -116
Fayetteville, NC 5.2% -0.2% 7,797 -210
Goldsboro, NC 4.3% -0.2% 2,319 -95
Greensboro, NC 4.2% -0.1% 15,469 -354
Greenville, NC 4.4% -0.1% 3,956 -53
Hickory, NC 3.7% -0.1% 6,437 -265
Jacksonville, NC 4.6% 0.0% 2,985 -16
New Bern, NC 4.3% -0.1% 2,217 -75
Raleigh, NC 3.5% -0.1% 25,212 -469
Rocky Mount, NC 5.2% -0.3% 3,428 -163
Wilmington, NC 3.7% -0.2% 5,709 -183
Winston, NC 3.8% -0.1% 12,464 -384
Bismarck, ND 2.6% 0.0% 1,805 35
Fargo, ND 2.3% 0.0% 3,121 -15
Grand Forks, ND 2.6% -0.1% 1,422 -48
Akron, OH 4.4% -0.4% 15,984 -1,451
Canton, OH 4.6% -0.5% 9,286 -1,095
Cincinnati, OH 3.6% -0.5% 41,448 -4,548
Cleveland, OH 4.8% -0.3% 50,122 -2,242
Columbus, OH 3.6% -0.5% 39,936 -4,700
Dayton, OH 4.1% -0.3% 15,843 -1,414
Lima, OH 4.2% -0.3% 2,037 -160
Mansfield, OH 4.7% -0.4% 2,499 -196
Springfield, OH 4.3% -0.3% 2,753 -220
Toledo, OH 4.6% -0.5% 14,188 -1,273
Weirton, WV 5.6% -0.3% 2,841 -161
Youngstown, OH 5.5% -0.3% 13,408 -550
Lawton, OK 3.7% -0.2% 1,887 -89
Oklahoma City, OK 3.1% -0.1% 21,187 -765
Tulsa, OK 3.3% -0.1% 15,894 -545
Albany, OR 5.1% -0.1% 3,019 -45
Bend, OR 4.5% -0.3% 4,439 -184
Corvallis, OR 3.4% 0.0% 1,641 -6
Eugene, OR 4.6% -0.2% 8,487 -290
Grants Pass, OR 5.6% -0.4% 2,035 -155
Medford, OR 5.0% -0.4% 5,321 -373
Portland, OR 3.8% -0.2% 50,672 -2,707
Salem, OR 4.5% -0.1% 9,041 -323
Allentown, PA 3.8% -0.2% 16,869 -670
Altoona, PA 3.5% -0.1% 2,082 -79
Bloomsburg, PA 3.9% -0.2% 1,638 -77
Chambersburg, PA 3.2% -0.1% 2,506 -105
East Stroudsburg, PA 4.6% -0.2% 3,779 -182
Erie, PA 3.8% -0.3% 4,922 -325
Gettysburg, PA 2.8% 0.0% 1,569 -12
Harrisburg, PA 3.1% -0.1% 9,141 -395
Johnstown, PA 4.3% -0.2% 2,526 -103
Lancaster, PA 2.9% -0.1% 8,096 -242
Lebanon, PA 3.2% -0.3% 2,336 -138
Philadelphia, PA 3.7% -0.2% 116,049 -4,136
Pittsburgh, PA 3.6% -0.2% 44,360 -1,292
Reading, PA 3.6% -0.2% 7,707 -328
Scranton, PA 4.5% -0.1% 12,394 -428
State College, PA 2.8% -0.2% 2,295 -80
Williamsport, PA 4.1% -0.2% 2,291 -152
York, PA 3.4% 0.0% 7,921 -90
Providence, RI 3.5% -0.4% 23,812 -3,455
Charleston, SC 2.7% -0.2% 10,385 -616
Columbia, SC 3.0% -0.2% 12,030 -871
Florence, SC 3.3% -0.2% 3,237 -192
Greenville, SC 2.8% -0.2% 11,895 -978
Hilton Head Island, SC 2.8% -0.2% 2,557 -93
Myrtle Beach, SC 3.9% -0.1% 7,875 -231
Spartanburg, SC 2.8% -0.1% 4,433 -280
Sumter, SC 3.5% -0.2% 1,556 -69
Rapid City, SD 3.0% 0.1% 2,244 23
Sioux Falls, SD 2.4% 0.0% 3,680 -13
Chattanooga, TN 3.3% -0.1% 9,075 -154
Clarksville, TN 3.7% -0.2% 4,307 -204
Cleveland, TN 3.2% -0.2% 1,902 -136
Jackson, TN 3.2% -0.1% 2,084 -95
Johnson City, TN 3.3% -0.3% 3,063 -211
Kingsport, TN 3.4% -0.2% 4,766 -206
Knoxville, TN 2.9% -0.2% 12,477 -858
Memphis, TN 3.8% -0.1% 24,201 -853
Morristown, TN 3.2% -0.2% 1,691 -98
Nashville, TN 2.4% -0.2% 25,507 -1,929
Abilene, TX 3.3% -0.2% 2,605 -87
Amarillo, TX 2.9% 0.0% 3,856 -14
Austin, TX 3.0% -0.1% 36,396 -1,729
Beaumont, TX 6.0% -0.1% 10,636 -137
Brownsville, TX 6.0% -0.1% 10,115 -159
College Station, TX 3.1% 0.0% 4,124 -72
Corpus Christi, TX 4.9% 0.1% 10,215 248
Dallas, TX 3.6% -0.1% 143,283 -4,292
El Paso, TX 4.3% -0.1% 15,753 -75
Houston, TX 4.2% -0.1% 143,273 -3,827
Killeen, TX 4.2% -0.1% 7,575 -178
Laredo, TX 4.1% 0.0% 4,871 27
Longview, TX 4.1% -0.1% 4,083 -86
Lubbock, TX 3.1% -0.1% 5,171 -77
McAllen, TX 6.5% -0.3% 22,769 -928
Midland, TX 2.2% -0.1% 2,430 -19
Odessa, TX 2.7% -0.1% 2,387 -19
San Angelo, TX 3.3% -0.1% 1,887 -26
San Antonio, TX 3.4% -0.1% 41,123 -780
Sherman, TX 3.3% 0.0% 2,125 -29
Texarkana, TX 5.1% -0.1% 3,366 -28
Tyler, TX 3.7% 0.0% 4,017 -46
Victoria, TX 3.7% -0.2% 1,749 -54
Waco, TX 3.7% -0.1% 4,683 -85
Wichita Falls, TX 3.5% -0.1% 2,321 -65
Logan, UT 2.5% 0.0% 1,754 -20
Ogden, UT 3.0% -0.4% 10,046 -1,236
Provo, UT 2.6% -0.1% 7,996 -273
St George, UT 3.0% -0.3% 2,288 -164
Salt Lake City, UT 2.7% 0.0% 17,464 -439
Burlington, VT 1.8% -0.1% 2,327 -102
Blacksburg, VA 3.0% 0.0% 2,725 -16
Charlottesville, VA 2.7% 0.1% 3,284 147
Harrisonburg, VA 3.0% 0.1% 1,997 77
Lynchburg, VA 3.3% 0.1% 4,070 156
Richmond, VA 3.1% 0.1% 21,281 579
Roanoke, VA 2.8% 0.1% 4,499 188
Staunton, VA 2.5% -0.1% 1,525 -25
Virginia Beach, VA 3.3% 0.1% 28,142 961
Winchester, VA 2.8% 0.0% 2,058 41
Bellingham, WA 5.1% 0.2% 5,860 313
Bremerton, WA 4.8% 0.0% 6,046 32
Kennewick, WA 5.8% 0.4% 8,452 688
Longview, WA 6.1% 0.0% 2,831 -20
Mount Vernon, WA 5.7% 0.4% 3,528 299
Olympia, WA 4.9% 0.0% 6,881 7
Seattle, WA 3.9% -0.1% 84,426 -1,928
Spokane, WA 5.4% -0.2% 14,898 -457
Walla Walla, WA 4.8% 0.1% 1,539 21
Wenatchee, WA 5.0% 0.0% 3,469 47
Yakima, WA 7.4% 0.7% 9,916 864
Beckley, WV 5.2% -0.4% 2,357 -192
Charleston, WV 5.2% -0.1% 4,787 -171
Huntington, WV 5.1% -0.3% 7,382 -454
Morgantown, WV 4.2% -0.1% 2,877 -113
Parkersburg, WV 5.6% -0.2% 2,163 -64
Wheeling, WV 5.2% -0.1% 3,588 44
Appleton, WI 2.4% -0.3% 3,137 -434
Eau Claire, WI 2.5% -0.5% 2,358 -416
Fond du Lac, WI 2.3% -0.3% 1,315 -205
Green Bay, WI 2.2% -0.5% 3,952 -771
Janesville, WI 3.2% -0.1% 2,728 -118
La Crosse, WI 2.6% -0.2% 2,057 -99
Madison, WI 2.2% -0.1% 8,516 -581
Milwaukee, WI 2.9% -0.4% 23,836 -2,968
Oshkosh, WI 2.4% -0.3% 2,204 -309
Racine, WI 3.1% -0.5% 3,127 -388
Sheboygan, WI 2.1% -0.3% 1,341 -189
Wausau, WI 2.3% -0.3% 1,688 -243
Casper, WY 3.9% -0.2% 1,527 -72
Cheyenne, WY 3.3% -0.3% 1,573 -155