Department of Numbers

Unemployment Rate by Metropolitan Area

The January 2020 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 January 2020
Unemployment Rate
1 Month
Unemployment
Rate Change
January 2020
Unemployed
1 Month
Unemployed Change
Anniston, AL 3.2% 0.1% 1,478 14
Auburn, AL 2.4% 0.0% 1,859 22
Birmingham, AL 2.4% 0.0% 13,734 -3
Daphne, AL 2.4% 0.0% 2,367 -4
Decatur, AL 2.5% 0.0% 1,792 -7
Dothan, AL 2.7% 0.0% 1,739 12
Florence, AL 3.1% 0.0% 2,069 -24
Gadsden, AL 3.1% 0.1% 1,359 43
Huntsville, AL 2.3% 0.0% 5,305 -3
Mobile, AL 3.4% 0.0% 6,467 20
Montgomery, AL 2.7% 0.1% 4,687 104
Tuscaloosa, AL 2.5% 0.0% 3,035 39
Anchorage, AK 5.4% 0.0% 10,411 -130
Fairbanks, AK 5.3% -0.1% 2,352 -41
Flagstaff, AZ 5.3% 0.0% 4,160 -59
Lake Havasu City, AZ 5.5% -0.1% 4,920 -96
Phoenix, AZ 3.9% -0.1% 98,161 -2,045
Prescott, AZ 4.2% -0.1% 4,621 -127
Sierra Vista, AZ 5.5% -0.1% 2,811 -68
Tucson, AZ 4.3% 0.0% 21,554 -235
Yuma, AZ 16.5% -0.2% 16,527 -247
Fayetteville, AR 2.5% 0.0% 7,052 11
Fort Smith, AR 3.7% 0.0% 4,362 -46
Hot Springs, AR 3.6% -0.1% 1,502 -21
Jonesboro, AR 2.9% -0.1% 1,940 -9
Little Rock, AR 3.3% 0.0% 11,763 -6
Pine Bluff, AR 5.3% 0.0% 1,845 -6
Bakersfield, CA 7.4% 0.0% 28,927 -75
Chico, CA 4.5% -0.1% 4,598 -100
El Centro, CA 20.0% 0.1% 14,551 125
Fresno, CA 6.9% 0.0% 31,220 -275
Hanford, CA 7.6% 0.0% 4,426 -14
Los Angeles, CA 3.9% -0.1% 267,481 -1,440
Madera, CA 6.7% 0.0% 4,154 -12
Merced, CA 7.8% 0.0% 9,102 -31
Modesto, CA 5.8% 0.0% 14,057 -147
Napa, CA 2.6% 0.0% 1,946 -20
Oxnard, CA 3.4% 0.0% 14,311 52
Redding, CA 4.4% -0.1% 3,250 -62
Riverside, CA 3.8% 0.0% 78,963 1
Sacramento, CA 3.4% 0.0% 37,276 -13
Salinas, CA 5.7% 0.0% 12,945 76
San Diego, CA 3.0% 0.0% 47,761 103
San Francisco, CA 2.5% 0.1% 64,345 340
San Jose, CA 2.4% 0.0% 26,756 164
San Luis Obispo, CA 2.7% 0.0% 3,799 49
Santa Cruz, CA 4.5% -0.1% 6,486 -122
Santa Maria, CA 3.4% 0.0% 7,466 -52
Santa Rosa, CA 2.5% 0.0% 6,580 -19
Stockton, CA 5.7% 0.0% 18,487 -54
Vallejo, CA 3.5% -0.1% 7,346 -27
Visalia, CA 9.3% 0.0% 19,095 -53
Yuba City, CA 6.5% -0.1% 4,971 10
Boulder, CO 2.1% -0.1% 4,211 -106
Colorado Springs, CO 3.0% -0.1% 10,763 -263
Denver, CO 2.4% -0.1% 40,727 -961
Fort Collins, CO 2.1% -0.1% 4,423 -86
Grand Junction, CO 3.1% 0.0% 2,369 -42
Greeley, CO 2.4% 0.0% 4,075 -54
Pueblo, CO 3.8% -0.1% 2,864 -79
Bridgeport, CT 3.7% 0.0% 17,619 187
Danbury, CT 3.2% 0.0% 3,440 45
Hartford, CT 3.8% 0.0% 23,899 242
New Haven, CT 3.6% 0.0% 11,945 93
Norwich, CT 3.6% 0.0% 5,229 109
Waterbury, CT 4.6% 0.0% 5,218 59
Dover, DE 4.3% -0.1% 3,469 -20
Salisbury, MD 4.5% -0.1% 8,783 -20
Washington, DC 2.9% -0.1% 102,246 -747
Cape Coral, FL 2.8% -0.1% 10,059 -104
Crestview, FL 2.4% -0.1% 3,164 -60
Deltona, FL 3.2% 0.0% 9,818 -105
Gainesville, FL 2.8% 0.0% 4,031 -108
Homosassa Springs, FL 4.4% 0.0% 2,097 -27
Jacksonville, FL 2.9% 0.0% 22,870 -34
Lakeland, FL 3.4% 0.0% 10,328 -18
Miami, FL 2.7% -0.1% 86,712 -4,940
Naples, FL 2.8% 0.0% 5,180 136
North Port, FL 2.8% -0.1% 10,491 -80
Ocala, FL 3.5% 0.0% 4,864 -31
Orlando, FL 2.7% 0.0% 37,912 -118
Palm Bay, FL 2.9% -0.1% 8,438 -68
Panama City, FL 3.1% -0.1% 2,868 -108
Pensacola, FL 2.9% 0.0% 6,671 -68
Port St Lucie, FL 3.3% 0.0% 7,398 124
Punta Gorda, FL 3.3% -0.1% 2,416 -30
Sebastian, FL 3.5% 0.2% 2,333 87
Sebring, FL 4.1% 0.2% 1,472 36
Tallahassee, FL 2.9% 0.0% 5,729 -125
Tampa, FL 2.9% -0.1% 45,597 -529
The Villages, FL 4.2% -0.1% 1,361 -10
Albany, GA 3.8% 0.0% 2,547 11
Athens, GA 2.9% 0.0% 2,916 6
Atlanta, GA 3.0% 0.0% 91,618 37
Augusta, GA 3.2% 0.0% 8,590 34
Brunswick, GA 3.1% 0.0% 1,674 -23
Columbus, GA 3.6% -0.1% 4,415 -95
Dalton, GA 4.3% 0.1% 2,632 38
Gainesville, GA 2.4% 0.0% 2,560 1
Hinesville, GA 3.5% -0.1% 1,191 -22
Macon, GA 3.4% 0.0% 3,489 -19
Rome, GA 3.6% 0.0% 1,592 -10
Savannah, GA 3.0% 0.0% 5,573 -57
Valdosta, GA 3.2% 0.0% 2,088 -6
Warner Robins, GA 3.0% -0.1% 2,607 -54
Kahului, HI 2.6% 0.0% 2,216 58
Urban Honolulu, HI 2.5% 0.1% 11,390 245
Boise City, ID 2.6% -0.1% 10,027 -301
Coeur dAlene, ID 3.5% 0.0% 2,777 -58
Idaho Falls, ID 2.3% -0.1% 1,712 -37
Lewiston, ID 3.2% -0.1% 1,029 -30
Pocatello, ID 2.7% 0.0% 1,178 3
Bloomington, IL 3.4% -0.2% 3,236 -161
Carbondale, IL 3.7% -0.1% 2,231 -99
Champaign, IL 3.4% -0.1% 4,144 -178
Chicago, IL 3.6% -0.1% 174,405 -5,215
Danville, IL 4.9% -0.2% 1,605 -74
Davenport, IA 4.1% -0.1% 7,952 -154
Decatur, IL 4.9% -0.1% 2,419 -74
Kankakee, IL 4.8% -0.1% 2,676 -59
Peoria, IL 4.4% 0.0% 7,733 -142
Rockford, IL 5.8% 0.3% 9,731 407
Springfield, IL 3.5% -0.1% 3,885 -146
Bloomington, IN 3.3% -0.1% 2,645 -17
Columbus, IN 2.4% 0.0% 1,101 -15
Elkhart, IN 2.8% -0.1% 3,259 -80
Evansville, IN 3.1% 0.0% 5,086 -72
Fort Wayne, IN 3.1% 0.0% 6,791 -29
Indianapolis, IN 2.9% -0.1% 31,147 -389
Kokomo, IN 3.6% 0.0% 1,351 6
Lafayette, IN 2.9% 0.0% 3,190 18
Michigan City, IN 4.1% -0.1% 1,948 -53
Muncie, IN 3.8% 0.0% 2,043 -18
South Bend, IN 3.7% 0.0% 5,911 -69
Terre Haute, IN 4.1% -0.1% 3,150 -58
Ames, IA 1.8% 0.0% 1,117 25
Cedar Rapids, IA 2.9% 0.0% 4,363 28
Des Moines, IA 2.6% 0.1% 9,661 137
Dubuque, IA 2.7% 0.1% 1,563 50
Iowa City, IA 2.1% 0.1% 2,079 37
Sioux City, IA 2.8% 0.0% 2,684 46
Waterloo, IA 3.1% 0.0% 2,895 70
Lawrence, KS 2.9% 0.0% 1,936 8
Manhattan, KS 2.8% 0.0% 1,327 -12
Topeka, KS 3.2% 0.0% 3,881 -23
Wichita, KS 3.4% 0.0% 10,754 79
Bowling Green, KY 4.0% 0.0% 3,391 -36
Elizabethtown, KY 4.2% 0.0% 2,844 5
Lexington, KY 3.4% 0.0% 9,335 -20
Louisville, KY 3.7% 0.0% 24,905 -329
Owensboro, KY 3.8% 0.0% 2,139 -2
Alexandria, LA 5.5% 0.1% 3,463 90
Baton Rouge, LA 4.6% 0.1% 19,384 458
Hammond, LA 5.7% 0.1% 3,148 103
Houma, LA 4.9% 0.1% 4,191 112
Lafayette, LA 5.0% 0.2% 10,622 330
Lake Charles, LA 4.3% 0.2% 4,833 196
Monroe, LA 5.7% 0.1% 4,508 141
New Orleans, LA 4.6% 0.1% 27,599 791
Shreveport, LA 5.5% 0.1% 10,061 150
Bangor, ME 3.0% 0.1% 2,110 91
Lewiston, ME 2.9% 0.0% 1,611 30
Portland, ME 2.4% 0.1% 4,920 163
Baltimore, MD 3.4% -0.1% 52,286 -1,131
California, MD 3.2% -0.1% 1,808 -48
Cumberland, MD 5.3% -0.3% 2,392 -137
Hagerstown, MD 3.5% -0.1% 4,754 -157
Barnstable Town, MA 3.5% -0.1% 4,518 -76
Boston, MA 2.6% 0.0% 72,881 60
Leominster, MA 3.3% 0.0% 2,714 8
New Bedford, MA 4.2% -0.2% 3,658 -155
Pittsfield, MA 3.5% -0.1% 1,528 -30
Springfield, MA 3.5% 0.0% 13,438 -175
Worcester, MA 3.1% 0.0% 11,353 -48
Ann Arbor, MI 2.7% -0.1% 5,410 -106
Battle Creek, MI 3.9% -0.1% 2,475 -57
Bay City, MI 4.7% 0.0% 2,333 -38
Detroit, MI 4.0% 0.0% 85,967 -1,422
Flint, MI 4.7% -0.1% 8,668 -246
Grand Rapids, MI 2.9% -0.1% 16,773 -506
Jackson, MI 3.6% -0.1% 2,717 -59
Kalamazoo, MI 3.4% -0.1% 5,804 -150
Lansing, MI 3.3% -0.2% 8,347 -388
Midland, MI 3.7% 0.0% 1,490 -15
Monroe, MI 3.5% 0.0% 2,689 31
Muskegon, MI 4.1% -0.1% 3,262 -50
Niles, MI 3.9% 0.0% 2,874 -34
Saginaw, MI 4.7% -0.1% 4,083 -107
Duluth, MN 4.3% 0.0% 6,171 -45
Mankato, MN 2.6% -0.1% 1,638 -50
Minneapolis, MN 3.0% 0.0% 60,256 -1,247
Rochester, MN 2.8% 0.0% 3,479 -89
St Cloud, MN 3.3% 0.0% 3,821 -12
Gulfport, MS 5.5% -0.1% 9,149 -204
Hattiesburg, MS 4.8% 0.0% 3,338 -75
Jackson, MS 4.8% -0.1% 12,989 -269
Cape Girardeau, MO 3.3% 0.1% 1,608 35
Columbia, MO 2.5% 0.1% 2,450 112
Jefferson City, MO 2.8% 0.1% 2,131 86
Joplin, MO 3.2% 0.2% 2,759 143
Kansas City, MO 3.2% 0.0% 36,960 205
St Joseph, MO 3.1% 0.1% 1,963 71
St Louis, MO 3.3% 0.1% 49,477 1,257
Springfield, MO 3.1% 0.2% 7,277 352
Billings, MT 3.2% 0.1% 2,763 12
Great Falls, MT 3.3% 0.0% 1,263 11
Missoula, MT 3.1% 0.0% 2,022 -12
Grand Island, NE 3.5% 0.1% 1,564 52
Lincoln, NE 2.8% 0.0% 5,150 -153
Omaha, NE 3.0% 0.0% 14,982 -302
Carson City, NV 3.6% -0.2% 968 -65
Las Vegas, NV 3.9% -0.1% 43,965 -1,208
Reno, NV 3.0% -0.1% 7,951 -283
Dover, NH 2.4% 0.0% 2,062 0
Manchester, NH 2.4% 0.0% 3,010 15
Portsmouth, NH 2.3% 0.1% 1,775 17
Atlantic City, NJ 5.2% 0.2% 6,414 179
Ocean City, NJ 6.9% 0.1% 3,364 41
Trenton, NJ 3.3% 0.1% 6,838 283
Vineland, NJ 5.7% 0.1% 3,813 100
Albuquerque, NM 4.5% 0.0% 19,601 -166
Farmington, NM 5.7% 0.0% 3,045 1
Las Cruces, NM 5.6% 0.0% 5,551 -6
Santa Fe, NM 3.8% 0.0% 2,857 -13
Albany, NY 3.6% -0.1% 16,397 -175
Binghamton, NY 4.6% -0.1% 4,936 -27
Buffalo, NY 4.4% -0.1% 24,182 -86
Elmira, NY 4.4% 0.1% 1,529 11
Glens Falls, NY 4.3% -0.1% 2,565 -27
Ithaca, NY 3.5% 0.0% 1,786 -36
Kingston, NY 3.7% 0.0% 3,286 -13
New York, NY 3.7% 0.0% 365,109 -3,269
Rochester, NY 4.2% 0.0% 21,935 -4
Syracuse, NY 4.2% -0.1% 13,156 -33
Utica, NY 4.4% -0.1% 5,656 -74
Watertown, NY 5.8% 0.1% 2,590 23
Asheville, NC 3.0% 0.0% 7,255 -124
Burlington, NC 3.6% 0.0% 2,968 -30
Charlotte, NC 3.4% 0.0% 46,503 -386
Durham, NC 3.3% 0.0% 10,062 -151
Fayetteville, NC 4.9% 0.0% 7,352 -91
Goldsboro, NC 4.0% 0.0% 2,095 -28
Greensboro, NC 3.9% -0.1% 14,655 -171
Greenville, NC 4.1% -0.1% 3,773 -54
Hickory, NC 3.5% -0.1% 6,232 -150
Jacksonville, NC 4.5% -0.1% 2,928 -51
New Bern, NC 3.7% -0.1% 1,953 -38
Raleigh, NC 3.2% -0.1% 24,006 -270
Rocky Mount, NC 5.0% -0.1% 3,251 -81
Wilmington, NC 3.3% -0.1% 5,181 -63
Winston, NC 3.5% -0.1% 11,929 -117
Bismarck, ND 2.5% 0.0% 1,686 -32
Fargo, ND 2.2% -0.1% 3,118 -63
Grand Forks, ND 2.6% -0.1% 1,434 -52
Akron, OH 4.4% 0.0% 15,647 -60
Canton, OH 4.7% 0.0% 9,495 81
Cincinnati, OH 3.7% -0.1% 42,949 -100
Cleveland, OH 4.0% 0.1% 41,609 444
Columbus, OH 3.7% 0.0% 40,645 247
Dayton, OH 4.1% -0.1% 16,252 -192
Lima, OH 4.2% 0.1% 2,016 33
Mansfield, OH 4.5% 0.0% 2,407 14
Springfield, OH 4.6% 0.1% 2,951 45
Toledo, OH 4.4% 0.0% 13,303 51
Weirton, WV 5.8% -0.2% 2,928 -79
Youngstown, OH 5.8% 0.0% 13,798 29
Lawton, OK 3.5% -0.1% 1,792 -81
Oklahoma City, OK 3.0% -0.1% 20,558 -511
Tulsa, OK 3.3% -0.1% 15,904 -434
Albany, OR 4.1% -0.1% 2,392 -91
Bend, OR 3.6% -0.1% 3,439 -124
Corvallis, OR 2.8% -0.2% 1,360 -69
Eugene, OR 3.8% -0.2% 6,913 -305
Grants Pass, OR 4.7% -0.2% 1,688 -102
Medford, OR 4.0% -0.1% 4,157 -190
Portland, OR 3.5% -0.1% 46,035 -2,425
Salem, OR 3.8% -0.2% 7,675 -379
Allentown, PA 4.6% 0.0% 20,548 154
Altoona, PA 4.8% 0.0% 2,915 -15
Bloomsburg, PA 4.7% 0.2% 2,017 53
Chambersburg, PA 4.0% 0.0% 3,226 30
East Stroudsburg, PA 5.7% 0.1% 4,790 67
Erie, PA 4.9% 0.2% 6,372 169
Gettysburg, PA 3.4% 0.0% 1,900 25
Harrisburg, PA 4.0% 0.0% 11,976 57
Johnstown, PA 5.6% 0.0% 3,346 24
Lancaster, PA 3.6% 0.0% 10,355 42
Lebanon, PA 4.1% 0.0% 3,025 25
Philadelphia, PA 4.3% 0.1% 135,520 2,108
Pittsburgh, PA 4.6% 0.1% 55,577 1,246
Reading, PA 4.6% 0.0% 9,986 72
Scranton, PA 5.6% 0.1% 15,535 346
State College, PA 3.4% 0.1% 2,829 79
Williamsport, PA 5.2% 0.1% 2,980 49
York, PA 4.0% 0.0% 9,544 182
Providence, RI 3.4% -0.1% 23,391 -681
Charleston, SC 2.0% 0.0% 7,919 139
Columbia, SC 2.2% 0.0% 9,029 152
Florence, SC 2.6% 0.0% 2,520 -27
Greenville, SC 2.2% 0.0% 9,556 152
Hilton Head Island, SC 2.1% 0.0% 1,961 10
Myrtle Beach, SC 3.2% -0.2% 6,779 -272
Spartanburg, SC 2.3% 0.1% 3,732 38
Sumter, SC 2.9% 0.1% 1,287 20
Rapid City, SD 3.4% 0.1% 2,560 25
Sioux Falls, SD 2.7% 0.0% 4,321 84
Chattanooga, TN 3.3% 0.1% 9,066 36
Clarksville, TN 4.1% 0.0% 4,933 10
Cleveland, TN 3.5% -0.1% 2,112 9
Jackson, TN 3.4% -0.1% 2,285 -22
Johnson City, TN 3.6% 0.0% 3,402 -1
Kingsport, TN 3.6% 0.1% 5,049 30
Knoxville, TN 3.1% 0.0% 13,665 6
Memphis, TN 4.1% 0.0% 26,377 -314
Morristown, TN 3.8% 0.0% 2,049 5
Nashville, TN 2.6% 0.0% 28,295 66
Abilene, TX 3.0% 0.0% 2,345 15
Amarillo, TX 2.5% 0.0% 3,355 15
Austin, TX 2.6% 0.0% 32,134 59
Beaumont, TX 5.4% 0.0% 9,550 52
Brownsville, TX 5.6% 0.0% 9,403 170
College Station, TX 2.7% 0.0% 3,708 39
Corpus Christi, TX 4.2% 0.0% 8,857 115
Dallas, TX 3.1% 0.0% 126,314 -325
El Paso, TX 3.8% 0.0% 13,890 86
Houston, TX 3.7% 0.0% 129,462 1,357
Killeen, TX 3.6% 0.0% 6,462 -9
Laredo, TX 3.8% 0.1% 4,471 80
Longview, TX 3.8% 0.0% 3,752 102
Lubbock, TX 2.8% 0.0% 4,675 49
McAllen, TX 6.4% 0.1% 22,920 397
Midland, TX 2.2% 0.0% 2,397 71
Odessa, TX 3.0% 0.1% 2,636 132
San Angelo, TX 3.0% 0.0% 1,685 13
San Antonio, TX 3.0% 0.0% 36,756 182
Sherman, TX 3.1% 0.1% 1,980 25
Texarkana, TX 4.1% -0.1% 2,672 -24
Tyler, TX 3.2% 0.0% 3,484 26
Victoria, TX 3.5% 0.1% 1,636 42
Waco, TX 3.3% 0.1% 4,131 37
Wichita Falls, TX 3.1% 0.0% 2,010 -3
Logan, UT 1.9% 0.0% 1,394 23
Ogden, UT 2.3% 0.0% 7,691 -177
Provo, UT 2.2% 0.0% 6,953 150
St George, UT 2.7% 0.1% 2,073 30
Salt Lake City, UT 2.3% 0.0% 15,699 77
Burlington, VT 1.8% 0.1% 2,255 59
Blacksburg, VA 3.1% 0.0% 2,804 6
Charlottesville, VA 2.4% 0.0% 2,954 13
Harrisonburg, VA 2.5% 0.0% 1,711 29
Lynchburg, VA 3.1% 0.0% 3,913 9
Richmond, VA 2.8% 0.0% 19,461 187
Roanoke, VA 2.7% 0.0% 4,386 65
Staunton, VA 2.4% 0.0% 1,492 -13
Virginia Beach, VA 2.9% 0.0% 25,483 147
Winchester, VA 2.5% 0.0% 1,897 -2
Bellingham, WA 5.1% -0.1% 6,036 -121
Bremerton, WA 4.5% -0.2% 5,836 -258
Kennewick, WA 5.4% -0.2% 8,057 -316
Longview, WA 5.9% -0.3% 2,845 -117
Mount Vernon, WA 5.6% -0.1% 3,552 -74
Olympia, WA 4.8% -0.2% 6,991 -271
Seattle, WA 3.2% 0.0% 69,510 -1,238
Spokane, WA 5.4% -0.2% 15,186 -525
Walla Walla, WA 5.0% -0.2% 1,631 -70
Wenatchee, WA 5.0% -0.2% 3,467 -130
Yakima, WA 6.8% -0.3% 9,128 -366
Beckley, WV 5.3% 0.0% 2,493 33
Charleston, WV 5.0% 0.1% 4,657 37
Huntington, WV 5.1% 0.0% 7,461 -9
Morgantown, WV 3.8% -0.1% 2,642 -36
Parkersburg, WV 5.4% 0.0% 2,102 -5
Wheeling, WV 5.7% 0.2% 3,851 32
Appleton, WI 3.0% 0.0% 3,929 52
Eau Claire, WI 3.6% 0.1% 3,289 63
Fond du Lac, WI 3.1% 0.1% 1,763 26
Green Bay, WI 3.3% 0.0% 5,830 36
Janesville, WI 4.0% 0.2% 3,430 171
La Crosse, WI 2.9% 0.0% 2,264 32
Madison, WI 2.6% 0.1% 9,867 187
Milwaukee, WI 3.7% 0.1% 30,109 437
Oshkosh, WI 3.1% 0.0% 2,849 45
Racine, WI 4.4% 0.1% 4,327 47
Sheboygan, WI 2.9% 0.1% 1,803 38
Wausau, WI 3.0% 0.0% 2,233 37
Casper, WY 4.0% 0.0% 1,567 5
Cheyenne, WY 3.4% -0.1% 1,661 -23