Department of Numbers

Unemployment Rate by Metropolitan Area

The March 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 March 2020
Unemployment Rate
1 Month
Unemployment
Rate Change
March 2020
Unemployed
1 Month
Unemployed Change
Anniston, AL 3.4% 0.2% 1,521 56
Auburn, AL 2.6% 0.2% 1,960 83
Birmingham, AL 2.5% 0.1% 13,779 493
Daphne, AL 2.5% 0.2% 2,376 82
Decatur, AL 2.5% 0.1% 1,773 55
Dothan, AL 2.9% 0.2% 1,820 66
Florence, AL 3.2% 0.1% 2,079 74
Gadsden, AL 3.6% 0.3% 1,532 119
Huntsville, AL 2.4% 0.2% 5,304 158
Mobile, AL 3.6% 0.2% 6,702 293
Montgomery, AL 3.0% 0.2% 5,026 264
Tuscaloosa, AL 2.7% 0.1% 3,239 136
Anchorage, AK 5.1% -0.1% 9,807 -252
Fairbanks, AK 4.9% -0.2% 2,147 -81
Flagstaff, AZ 6.9% 1.6% 5,288 1,104
Lake Havasu City, AZ 6.7% 1.3% 5,912 1,065
Phoenix, AZ 4.8% 0.9% 119,550 21,315
Prescott, AZ 5.2% 1.0% 5,483 935
Sierra Vista, AZ 6.4% 1.0% 3,345 537
Tucson, AZ 5.2% 0.9% 25,856 4,392
Yuma, AZ 18.4% 2.0% 18,987 2,536
Fayetteville, AR 3.5% 1.0% 10,096 3,064
Fort Smith, AR 4.4% 0.9% 5,258 1,038
Hot Springs, AR 4.9% 1.3% 2,053 574
Jonesboro, AR 3.9% 1.1% 2,656 781
Little Rock, AR 4.4% 1.2% 15,921 4,285
Pine Bluff, AR 6.9% 1.7% 2,446 633
Bakersfield, CA 10.2% 2.7% 40,277 10,716
Chico, CA 6.0% 1.4% 5,941 1,385
El Centro, CA 22.3% 3.8% 16,698 3,418
Fresno, CA 9.3% 2.4% 42,524 11,222
Hanford, CA 10.3% 2.6% 6,152 1,678
Los Angeles, CA 5.7% 1.8% 371,718 104,010
Madera, CA 8.9% 2.2% 5,649 1,465
Merced, CA 10.5% 2.7% 12,389 3,273
Modesto, CA 7.3% 1.6% 18,218 4,225
Napa, CA 3.6% 1.0% 2,632 667
Oxnard, CA 4.6% 1.2% 19,205 4,593
Redding, CA 5.8% 1.5% 4,283 1,057
Riverside, CA 5.0% 1.1% 103,625 23,518
Sacramento, CA 4.5% 1.1% 48,816 11,104
Salinas, CA 7.3% 1.5% 16,671 3,586
San Diego, CA 4.0% 1.0% 62,801 14,344
San Francisco, CA 3.3% 0.8% 84,071 19,048
San Jose, CA 3.2% 0.7% 34,979 7,778
San Luis Obispo, CA 3.5% 0.8% 5,005 1,109
Santa Cruz, CA 6.1% 1.7% 8,733 2,401
Santa Maria, CA 4.8% 1.3% 10,462 2,902
Santa Rosa, CA 3.4% 0.9% 8,692 2,048
Stockton, CA 7.4% 1.7% 24,343 5,764
Vallejo, CA 4.7% 1.2% 9,788 2,378
Visalia, CA 12.2% 2.8% 25,692 6,436
Yuba City, CA 8.4% 2.0% 6,533 1,556
Boulder, CO 3.8% 1.6% 7,405 3,101
Colorado Springs, CO 5.4% 2.5% 19,247 8,748
Denver, CO 4.3% 1.9% 72,348 31,052
Fort Collins, CO 3.9% 1.7% 8,075 3,522
Grand Junction, CO 5.7% 2.5% 4,287 1,864
Greeley, CO 4.3% 1.9% 7,229 3,023
Pueblo, CO 6.5% 2.7% 4,947 2,063
Bridgeport, CT 3.8% 0.0% 17,868 -1
Danbury, CT 3.2% 0.0% 3,474 -16
Hartford, CT 3.7% -0.1% 23,779 -180
New Haven, CT 3.6% 0.0% 12,001 -70
Norwich, CT 3.7% 0.1% 5,297 69
Waterbury, CT 4.7% 0.0% 5,265 -10
Dover, DE 5.7% 1.4% 4,430 1,010
Salisbury, MD 5.2% 0.8% 10,126 1,429
Washington, DC 3.3% 0.4% 116,204 14,797
Cape Coral, FL 4.3% 1.4% 15,114 4,882
Crestview, FL 3.7% 1.2% 4,750 1,544
Deltona, FL 5.0% 1.7% 14,911 4,965
Gainesville, FL 4.0% 1.3% 5,830 1,835
Homosassa Springs, FL 6.7% 2.2% 3,175 1,057
Jacksonville, FL 4.4% 1.5% 34,366 11,172
Lakeland, FL 5.1% 1.7% 15,568 4,973
Miami, FL 4.1% 1.7% 127,747 50,211
Naples, FL 4.3% 1.3% 7,830 2,417
North Port, FL 4.3% 1.4% 15,959 5,174
Ocala, FL 5.3% 1.8% 7,258 2,349
Orlando, FL 4.2% 1.4% 57,480 18,931
Palm Bay, FL 4.5% 1.5% 12,675 4,135
Panama City, FL 4.5% 1.5% 4,048 1,319
Pensacola, FL 4.4% 1.5% 10,038 3,281
Port St Lucie, FL 5.2% 1.7% 11,455 3,757
Punta Gorda, FL 4.9% 1.5% 3,566 1,107
Sebastian, FL 5.3% 1.7% 3,497 1,154
Sebring, FL 6.2% 1.9% 2,290 729
Tallahassee, FL 4.3% 1.4% 8,394 2,678
Tampa, FL 4.4% 1.5% 68,038 21,919
The Villages, FL 6.2% 1.9% 2,039 624
Albany, GA 5.2% 1.2% 3,536 883
Athens, GA 4.3% 1.3% 4,214 1,243
Atlanta, GA 4.1% 1.1% 126,809 33,229
Augusta, GA 4.2% 0.9% 11,286 2,401
Brunswick, GA 4.4% 1.2% 2,283 612
Columbus, GA 4.9% 1.3% 6,019 1,599
Dalton, GA 4.5% 0.1% 2,684 72
Gainesville, GA 3.5% 1.0% 3,540 925
Hinesville, GA 4.6% 1.1% 1,599 405
Macon, GA 4.6% 1.2% 4,740 1,194
Rome, GA 4.6% 1.0% 2,057 448
Savannah, GA 4.1% 1.1% 7,612 1,979
Valdosta, GA 4.5% 1.2% 2,831 708
Warner Robins, GA 4.3% 1.2% 3,672 1,008
Kahului, HI 2.5% -0.1% 2,215 -83
Urban Honolulu, HI 2.5% 0.0% 11,247 -311
Boise City, ID 2.4% -0.1% 9,277 -345
Coeur dAlene, ID 3.2% -0.1% 2,562 -106
Idaho Falls, ID 2.1% -0.1% 1,585 -48
Lewiston, ID 2.9% -0.1% 911 -40
Pocatello, ID 2.6% 0.0% 1,122 -18
Bloomington, IL 3.2% 0.0% 2,862 -212
Carbondale, IL 3.5% 0.0% 1,949 -122
Champaign, IL 3.2% 0.0% 3,721 -254
Chicago, IL 4.8% 1.4% 237,032 73,892
Danville, IL 4.4% -0.1% 1,372 -111
Davenport, IA 4.0% 0.1% 7,491 -218
Decatur, IL 4.8% 0.0% 2,190 -103
Kankakee, IL 4.4% -0.1% 2,356 -168
Peoria, IL 4.3% 0.0% 7,024 -372
Rockford, IL 5.4% -0.2% 8,540 -638
Springfield, IL 3.4% -0.1% 3,510 -222
Bloomington, IN 3.2% 0.1% 2,473 -25
Columbus, IN 2.3% 0.0% 1,009 -37
Elkhart, IN 2.8% 0.0% 3,088 -44
Evansville, IN 3.0% 0.1% 4,788 -3
Fort Wayne, IN 3.1% 0.1% 6,638 -67
Indianapolis, IN 2.8% 0.0% 29,384 -459
Kokomo, IN 3.7% 0.2% 1,317 17
Lafayette, IN 2.8% 0.1% 3,176 20
Michigan City, IN 3.9% 0.0% 1,814 -45
Muncie, IN 3.8% 0.1% 1,969 -14
South Bend, IN 3.6% 0.1% 5,563 -90
Terre Haute, IN 4.0% 0.1% 2,886 -78
Ames, IA 2.1% 0.1% 1,221 21
Cedar Rapids, IA 3.9% 0.9% 5,718 1,227
Des Moines, IA 3.2% 0.5% 11,711 1,562
Dubuque, IA 3.0% 0.2% 1,679 66
Iowa City, IA 2.7% 0.5% 2,629 435
Sioux City, IA 3.6% 0.7% 3,303 548
Waterloo, IA 3.7% 0.2% 3,276 93
Lawrence, KS 2.9% 0.0% 1,902 -17
Manhattan, KS 2.7% 0.0% 1,272 -22
Topeka, KS 3.2% -0.1% 3,880 -45
Wichita, KS 3.5% 0.0% 11,057 95
Bowling Green, KY 5.1% 1.1% 4,275 868
Elizabethtown, KY 5.6% 1.5% 3,744 932
Lexington, KY 4.2% 0.8% 11,362 2,017
Louisville, KY 4.6% 1.1% 30,644 6,603
Owensboro, KY 4.9% 1.1% 2,655 503
Alexandria, LA 6.6% 0.9% 4,274 664
Baton Rouge, LA 5.8% 1.0% 24,761 4,483
Hammond, LA 7.2% 1.2% 4,018 685
Houma, LA 5.9% 1.0% 5,314 934
Lafayette, LA 6.4% 1.2% 13,816 2,644
Lake Charles, LA 5.9% 1.2% 6,450 1,326
Monroe, LA 7.2% 1.3% 5,836 1,123
New Orleans, LA 6.0% 1.2% 36,793 7,668
Shreveport, LA 7.0% 1.6% 13,381 3,254
Bangor, ME 3.1% 0.0% 2,257 16
Lewiston, ME 2.9% -0.1% 1,650 -33
Portland, ME 2.5% 0.0% 5,270 -35
Baltimore, MD 3.4% 0.0% 51,462 140
California, MD 3.0% -0.1% 1,761 -5
Cumberland, MD 5.0% -0.1% 2,275 -26
Hagerstown, MD 3.4% 0.0% 4,510 -79
Barnstable Town, MA 3.6% 0.2% 4,447 109
Boston, MA 2.7% 0.2% 73,783 1,822
Leominster, MA 3.5% 0.2% 2,772 64
New Bedford, MA 4.6% 0.5% 3,835 244
Pittsfield, MA 3.6% 0.2% 1,483 16
Springfield, MA 3.6% 0.1% 13,210 40
Worcester, MA 3.2% 0.1% 11,409 179
Ann Arbor, MI 2.6% 0.0% 5,052 -71
Battle Creek, MI 3.7% 0.0% 2,238 -69
Bay City, MI 4.3% 0.0% 2,086 -79
Detroit, MI 4.9% 1.0% 107,039 23,339
Flint, MI 4.4% -0.1% 7,998 -292
Grand Rapids, MI 2.6% 0.0% 14,701 -524
Jackson, MI 3.4% 0.0% 2,477 -62
Kalamazoo, MI 3.2% 0.0% 5,232 -166
Lansing, MI 3.0% -0.1% 7,427 -301
Midland, MI 3.4% -0.1% 1,363 -34
Monroe, MI 3.6% 0.1% 2,648 -22
Muskegon, MI 3.9% 0.0% 2,981 -64
Niles, MI 3.6% 0.0% 2,619 -69
Saginaw, MI 4.3% -0.1% 3,635 -138
Duluth, MN 4.0% -0.1% 5,792 -107
Mankato, MN 2.5% 0.0% 1,555 -6
Minneapolis, MN 2.9% 0.1% 57,852 -21
Rochester, MN 2.7% 0.0% 3,322 -36
St Cloud, MN 3.2% 0.0% 3,626 -45
Gulfport, MS 5.3% -0.1% 8,717 -135
Hattiesburg, MS 4.7% 0.0% 3,186 -29
Jackson, MS 4.7% 0.0% 12,461 -118
Cape Girardeau, MO 3.5% 0.1% 1,698 61
Columbia, MO 2.7% 0.0% 2,670 41
Jefferson City, MO 3.1% 0.1% 2,331 64
Joplin, MO 3.6% 0.1% 3,073 101
Kansas City, MO 3.3% 0.0% 38,088 723
St Joseph, MO 3.3% 0.1% 2,085 70
St Louis, MO 3.6% 0.1% 52,380 717
Springfield, MO 3.4% 0.1% 8,015 190
Billings, MT 3.2% 0.0% 2,803 -6
Great Falls, MT 3.3% -0.1% 1,275 -13
Missoula, MT 3.2% 0.0% 2,083 0
Grand Island, NE 4.2% 0.7% 1,860 312
Lincoln, NE 3.9% 1.2% 7,359 2,307
Omaha, NE 4.3% 1.4% 21,759 7,366
Carson City, NV 6.6% 3.2% 1,764 868
Las Vegas, NV 6.8% 3.1% 78,312 35,765
Reno, NV 5.1% 2.2% 13,259 5,566
Dover, NH 2.4% 0.0% 1,998 -53
Manchester, NH 2.4% 0.0% 2,924 -56
Portsmouth, NH 2.3% 0.0% 1,769 -23
Atlantic City, NJ 5.3% -0.1% 6,514 -36
Ocean City, NJ 7.3% 0.0% 3,443 14
Trenton, NJ 3.4% 0.0% 7,012 -75
Vineland, NJ 5.8% -0.1% 3,816 -42
Albuquerque, NM 5.5% 1.0% 24,251 4,441
Farmington, NM 7.2% 1.3% 3,799 716
Las Cruces, NM 7.3% 1.7% 7,249 1,739
Santa Fe, NM 4.7% 0.9% 3,531 645
Albany, NY 3.6% 0.0% 16,297 133
Binghamton, NY 4.7% 0.1% 4,971 65
Buffalo, NY 4.5% 0.1% 24,229 328
Elmira, NY 4.3% 0.0% 1,526 15
Glens Falls, NY 4.2% 0.0% 2,496 5
Ithaca, NY 3.6% 0.1% 1,748 -6
Kingston, NY 3.7% 0.0% 3,321 47
New York, NY 3.6% 0.1% 359,201 5,668
Rochester, NY 4.2% 0.1% 21,919 175
Syracuse, NY 4.3% 0.1% 13,146 118
Utica, NY 4.3% 0.0% 5,551 11
Watertown, NY 5.9% 0.0% 2,641 20
Asheville, NC 3.1% 0.2% 7,173 189
Burlington, NC 3.8% 0.3% 3,006 78
Charlotte, NC 3.5% 0.2% 47,147 1,347
Durham, NC 3.3% 0.1% 9,919 195
Fayetteville, NC 5.1% 0.3% 7,303 199
Goldsboro, NC 4.1% 0.3% 2,065 55
Greensboro, NC 4.0% 0.2% 14,577 368
Greenville, NC 4.3% 0.3% 3,708 73
Hickory, NC 3.6% 0.2% 6,124 154
Jacksonville, NC 4.5% 0.2% 2,837 33
New Bern, NC 3.9% 0.3% 1,930 51
Raleigh, NC 3.3% 0.1% 23,914 541
Rocky Mount, NC 5.1% 0.3% 3,144 65
Wilmington, NC 3.5% 0.2% 5,279 176
Winston, NC 3.7% 0.2% 11,892 327
Bismarck, ND 2.3% -0.1% 1,588 -26
Fargo, ND 2.1% 0.0% 2,889 -57
Grand Forks, ND 2.5% 0.0% 1,330 -17
Akron, OH 5.3% 1.0% 18,808 3,479
Canton, OH 5.0% 0.3% 9,771 427
Cincinnati, OH 3.9% 0.2% 43,321 1,724
Cleveland, OH 7.0% 2.9% 71,109 28,784
Columbus, OH 3.8% 0.2% 41,332 1,597
Dayton, OH 4.2% 0.2% 16,336 494
Lima, OH 5.4% 1.2% 2,540 517
Mansfield, OH 5.5% 0.9% 2,889 488
Springfield, OH 4.8% 0.2% 3,032 122
Toledo, OH 4.6% 0.3% 13,757 615
Weirton, WV 5.8% 0.1% 2,974 63
Youngstown, OH 6.1% 0.3% 14,108 393
Lawton, OK 3.1% -0.1% 1,591 -67
Oklahoma City, OK 2.7% -0.1% 18,878 -693
Tulsa, OK 3.0% -0.1% 14,572 -527
Albany, OR 3.8% 0.0% 2,261 39
Bend, OR 3.3% -0.1% 3,233 -4
Corvallis, OR 2.6% 0.0% 1,246 5
Eugene, OR 3.5% 0.0% 6,409 104
Grants Pass, OR 4.2% -0.1% 1,514 -7
Medford, OR 3.8% 0.1% 3,889 49
Portland, OR 3.1% -0.1% 41,914 -188
Salem, OR 3.5% 0.0% 7,040 -29
Allentown, PA 5.8% 1.1% 25,784 4,790
Altoona, PA 6.0% 1.2% 3,592 685
Bloomsburg, PA 6.3% 1.4% 2,723 634
Chambersburg, PA 5.0% 0.8% 3,931 623
East Stroudsburg, PA 7.2% 1.4% 6,028 1,118
Erie, PA 6.5% 1.4% 8,308 1,738
Gettysburg, PA 4.2% 0.7% 2,350 413
Harrisburg, PA 4.8% 0.8% 14,439 2,322
Johnstown, PA 7.4% 1.6% 4,412 1,012
Lancaster, PA 4.5% 0.8% 12,781 2,164
Lebanon, PA 5.0% 0.8% 3,675 587
Philadelphia, PA 5.2% 0.8% 162,608 24,710
Pittsburgh, PA 6.0% 1.3% 73,583 16,146
Reading, PA 5.8% 1.2% 12,435 2,325
Scranton, PA 7.1% 1.3% 20,198 4,103
State College, PA 4.6% 1.0% 3,683 752
Williamsport, PA 6.9% 1.6% 3,980 953
York, PA 5.0% 0.9% 11,743 1,908
Providence, RI 4.8% 1.5% 33,422 10,238
Charleston, SC 2.3% 0.2% 9,112 552
Columbia, SC 2.5% 0.1% 10,359 620
Florence, SC 3.2% 0.5% 3,127 527
Greenville, SC 2.5% 0.2% 10,931 673
Hilton Head Island, SC 2.4% 0.2% 2,182 107
Myrtle Beach, SC 4.0% 0.7% 8,184 1,330
Spartanburg, SC 2.5% 0.1% 4,226 240
Sumter, SC 3.3% 0.2% 1,443 82
Rapid City, SD 3.4% -0.1% 2,577 -50
Sioux Falls, SD 2.8% -0.1% 4,426 -74
Chattanooga, TN 3.4% 0.1% 9,565 272
Clarksville, TN 4.4% 0.2% 5,176 160
Cleveland, TN 3.6% 0.1% 2,200 49
Jackson, TN 3.6% 0.1% 2,330 22
Johnson City, TN 3.8% 0.1% 3,519 66
Kingsport, TN 3.8% 0.1% 5,232 123
Knoxville, TN 3.3% 0.1% 14,207 267
Memphis, TN 4.2% 0.1% 26,820 308
Morristown, TN 3.9% 0.0% 2,083 9
Nashville, TN 2.7% 0.1% 29,539 564
Abilene, TX 4.1% 1.1% 3,198 838
Amarillo, TX 3.4% 0.8% 4,515 1,104
Austin, TX 3.6% 1.0% 44,206 11,576
Beaumont, TX 7.8% 2.3% 13,545 3,986
Brownsville, TX 7.6% 1.9% 12,680 3,170
College Station, TX 3.8% 1.0% 5,153 1,388
Corpus Christi, TX 5.8% 1.5% 11,952 3,015
Dallas, TX 4.4% 1.2% 172,592 45,431
El Paso, TX 5.1% 1.3% 18,427 4,475
Houston, TX 5.2% 1.4% 179,595 48,043
Killeen, TX 4.9% 1.2% 8,816 2,264
Laredo, TX 5.1% 1.3% 6,020 1,513
Longview, TX 5.3% 1.4% 5,147 1,282
Lubbock, TX 3.7% 0.9% 5,909 1,252
McAllen, TX 8.8% 2.3% 31,451 8,030
Midland, TX 3.0% 0.8% 3,311 821
Odessa, TX 4.2% 1.1% 3,630 870
San Angelo, TX 4.1% 1.1% 2,250 567
San Antonio, TX 4.2% 1.2% 50,718 13,517
Sherman, TX 4.3% 1.2% 2,760 743
Texarkana, TX 5.5% 1.4% 3,584 911
Tyler, TX 4.6% 1.3% 4,837 1,287
Victoria, TX 5.1% 1.5% 2,298 616
Waco, TX 4.6% 1.3% 5,789 1,610
Wichita Falls, TX 4.2% 1.1% 2,677 663
Logan, UT 2.7% 0.7% 1,940 481
Ogden, UT 3.5% 1.1% 11,793 3,655
Provo, UT 3.3% 1.0% 10,463 3,164
St George, UT 3.8% 0.9% 2,989 776
Salt Lake City, UT 3.5% 1.1% 23,867 7,532
Burlington, VT 2.6% 0.7% 3,210 795
Blacksburg, VA 4.0% 1.0% 3,634 844
Charlottesville, VA 2.9% 0.6% 3,668 748
Harrisonburg, VA 2.6% 0.1% 1,757 69
Lynchburg, VA 3.3% 0.2% 4,041 162
Richmond, VA 2.9% 0.1% 20,148 804
Roanoke, VA 2.9% 0.2% 4,561 189
Staunton, VA 2.5% 0.2% 1,483 35
Virginia Beach, VA 3.6% 0.7% 31,410 6,161
Winchester, VA 2.6% 0.1% 1,910 42
Bellingham, WA 4.7% 0.0% 5,364 -107
Bremerton, WA 3.9% -0.1% 5,151 -103
Kennewick, WA 4.9% 0.0% 7,089 -169
Longview, WA 5.5% 0.1% 2,605 -24
Mount Vernon, WA 5.2% 0.0% 3,244 -64
Olympia, WA 4.4% 0.0% 6,236 -110
Seattle, WA 5.3% 2.2% 113,034 45,075
Spokane, WA 4.9% 0.0% 13,557 -319
Walla Walla, WA 4.3% -0.2% 1,396 -55
Wenatchee, WA 4.5% -0.1% 3,038 -103
Yakima, WA 5.9% -0.2% 7,975 -292
Beckley, WV 6.3% 1.2% 3,044 606
Charleston, WV 5.8% 1.0% 5,552 1,090
Huntington, WV 5.9% 1.0% 8,840 1,536
Morgantown, WV 4.5% 0.8% 3,234 623
Parkersburg, WV 6.5% 1.3% 2,622 543
Wheeling, WV 6.9% 1.0% 4,589 721
Appleton, WI 2.8% -0.2% 3,692 -194
Eau Claire, WI 3.3% -0.2% 3,042 -158
Fond du Lac, WI 2.9% -0.1% 1,675 -66
Green Bay, WI 3.0% -0.2% 5,255 -337
Janesville, WI 4.0% -0.1% 3,383 -100
La Crosse, WI 2.9% -0.1% 2,192 -77
Madison, WI 2.5% -0.1% 9,724 -338
Milwaukee, WI 3.5% -0.1% 28,557 -1,224
Oshkosh, WI 3.0% -0.1% 2,710 -126
Racine, WI 4.1% -0.2% 4,037 -212
Sheboygan, WI 2.8% -0.1% 1,732 -66
Wausau, WI 2.8% -0.2% 2,070 -119
Casper, WY 4.2% 0.1% 1,638 20
Cheyenne, WY 3.7% 0.3% 1,814 140