Department of Numbers

Unemployment Rate by Metropolitan Area

The July 2018 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 July 2018
Unemployment Rate
1 Month
Unemployment
Rate Change
July 2018
Unemployed
1 Month
Unemployed Change
Anniston, AL 4.9% -0.2% 2,291 -101
Auburn, AL 3.8% -0.3% 2,839 -201
Birmingham, AL 3.6% -0.3% 19,853 -1,470
Daphne, AL 3.7% -0.3% 3,560 -277
Decatur, AL 3.7% -0.5% 2,619 -328
Dothan, AL 4.3% -0.2% 2,703 -122
Florence, AL 4.6% -0.1% 2,991 -110
Gadsden, AL 4.3% -0.4% 1,886 -146
Huntsville, AL 3.6% -0.2% 8,009 -407
Mobile, AL 4.9% -0.2% 9,279 -285
Montgomery, AL 4.0% -0.2% 7,023 -360
Tuscaloosa, AL 4.2% -0.2% 4,800 -260
Anchorage, AK 5.8% -0.3% 11,600 -627
Fairbanks, AK 5.7% -0.3% 2,600 -143
Flagstaff, AZ 5.3% 0.2% 4,032 201
Lake Havasu City, AZ 5.5% 0.0% 4,708 74
Phoenix, AZ 4.1% 0.2% 95,623 5,075
Prescott, AZ 4.3% 0.1% 4,439 136
Sierra Vista, AZ 5.4% 0.2% 2,609 74
Tucson, AZ 4.2% 0.1% 20,364 771
Yuma, AZ 16.6% 0.0% 15,505 168
Fayetteville, AR 2.5% -0.1% 6,904 -360
Fort Smith, AR 3.8% -0.2% 4,465 -242
Hot Springs, AR 3.8% -0.3% 1,502 -141
Jonesboro, AR 3.0% -0.2% 1,939 -98
Little Rock, AR 3.0% -0.3% 10,685 -975
Pine Bluff, AR 4.8% -0.3% 1,661 -114
Bakersfield, CA 8.3% -0.1% 31,715 -474
Chico, CA 4.7% -0.3% 4,910 -257
El Centro, CA 17.1% -0.5% 12,339 -476
Fresno, CA 7.5% -0.2% 33,955 -1,012
Hanford, CA 8.0% 0.0% 4,594 -15
Los Angeles, CA 4.0% -0.3% 273,972 -15,920
Madera, CA 7.1% -0.2% 4,352 -137
Merced, CA 8.3% -0.3% 9,767 -290
Modesto, CA 6.6% -0.1% 16,013 -376
Napa, CA 3.0% -0.2% 2,202 -174
Oxnard, CA 3.6% -0.3% 15,378 -1,263
Redding, CA 5.0% -0.2% 3,726 -150
Riverside, CA 4.0% -0.4% 81,129 -7,858
Sacramento, CA 3.6% -0.3% 39,418 -2,418
Salinas, CA 6.2% -0.3% 13,717 -702
San Diego, CA 3.2% -0.2% 50,085 -4,112
San Francisco, CA 2.6% -0.2% 67,144 -4,631
San Jose, CA 2.6% -0.2% 27,751 -2,384
San Luis Obispo, CA 2.8% -0.2% 4,035 -270
Santa Cruz, CA 5.0% -0.3% 7,185 -408
Santa Maria, CA 3.9% -0.2% 8,388 -474
Santa Rosa, CA 2.6% -0.3% 6,801 -803
Stockton, CA 5.9% -0.3% 19,323 -1,031
Vallejo, CA 3.8% -0.2% 7,905 -428
Visalia, CA 9.5% -0.6% 19,788 -1,043
Yuba City, CA 7.2% 0.1% 5,303 75
Boulder, CO 2.6% 0.2% 5,027 397
Colorado Springs, CO 3.6% 0.4% 12,802 1,374
Denver, CO 2.9% 0.2% 48,056 4,074
Fort Collins, CO 2.5% 0.1% 5,125 349
Grand Junction, CO 3.9% 0.3% 2,932 189
Greeley, CO 2.7% 0.2% 4,499 441
Pueblo, CO 4.5% 0.4% 3,433 340
Bridgeport, CT 4.2% -0.1% 19,474 -557
Danbury, CT 3.5% -0.2% 3,787 -159
Hartford, CT 4.2% -0.1% 25,992 -611
New Haven, CT 4.1% -0.2% 13,478 -395
Norwich, CT 4.0% -0.2% 5,758 -291
Waterbury, CT 5.4% 0.0% 5,928 -47
Dover, DE 4.5% 0.3% 3,641 237
Salisbury, MD 5.3% 0.0% 9,994 70
Washington, DC 3.4% 0.0% 115,584 -1,185
Cape Coral, FL 3.4% -0.1% 11,713 -192
Crestview, FL 2.9% -0.1% 3,833 -118
Deltona, FL 3.8% 0.0% 11,500 -80
Gainesville, FL 3.2% -0.1% 4,688 -47
Homosassa Springs, FL 5.2% -0.1% 2,512 -27
Jacksonville, FL 3.4% 0.0% 26,768 252
Lakeland, FL 4.0% -0.2% 12,061 -378
Miami, FL 3.7% 0.0% 117,420 -842
Naples, FL 3.4% -0.2% 5,879 -254
North Port, FL 3.4% -0.1% 12,536 -289
Ocala, FL 4.4% 0.0% 6,065 27
Orlando, FL 3.3% 0.0% 44,833 331
Palm Bay, FL 3.6% -0.1% 9,885 -50
Panama City, FL 3.6% 0.0% 3,524 21
Pensacola, FL 3.5% 0.0% 7,885 -58
Port St Lucie, FL 4.0% -0.3% 8,621 -505
Punta Gorda, FL 4.1% -0.1% 2,938 -28
Sebastian, FL 4.0% -0.3% 2,565 -180
Sebring, FL 4.9% -0.3% 1,744 -99
Tallahassee, FL 3.5% 0.0% 6,816 31
Tampa, FL 3.5% 0.0% 54,097 -191
The Villages, FL 5.4% 0.0% 1,660 -2
Albany, GA 4.5% -0.1% 3,123 -79
Athens, GA 3.3% -0.2% 3,459 -215
Atlanta, GA 3.5% -0.1% 109,441 -3,701
Augusta, GA 3.9% -0.1% 10,472 -292
Brunswick, GA 3.5% -0.2% 1,873 -105
Columbus, GA 4.5% -0.3% 5,729 -337
Dalton, GA 4.7% 0.0% 2,956 56
Gainesville, GA 2.9% -0.2% 2,996 -203
Hinesville, GA 4.0% -0.2% 1,376 -77
Macon, GA 3.9% -0.1% 4,161 -136
Rome, GA 3.9% -0.2% 1,774 -77
Savannah, GA 3.5% -0.2% 6,617 -261
Valdosta, GA 3.8% -0.2% 2,517 -122
Warner Robins, GA 3.8% -0.2% 3,274 -174
Kahului, HI 2.1% -0.2% 1,876 -116
Urban Honolulu, HI 2.0% -0.1% 9,200 -561
Boise City, ID 2.8% 0.1% 9,869 231
Coeur dAlene, ID 3.5% 0.0% 2,751 11
Idaho Falls, ID 2.4% 0.0% 1,693 17
Lewiston, ID 3.2% 0.0% 1,034 -10
Pocatello, ID 2.7% 0.0% 1,173 40
Bloomington, IL 3.9% -0.1% 3,802 -75
Carbondale, IL 4.5% -0.3% 2,704 -132
Champaign, IL 4.0% -0.2% 4,932 -186
Chicago, IL 3.8% 0.0% 185,790 -574
Danville, IL 5.6% -0.2% 1,916 -77
Davenport, IA 3.9% -0.1% 7,516 -252
Decatur, IL 5.3% -0.1% 2,628 -68
Kankakee, IL 4.8% -0.1% 2,797 -84
Peoria, IL 4.8% -0.2% 8,540 -341
Rockford, IL 4.9% -0.3% 8,128 -600
Springfield, IL 3.9% -0.2% 4,308 -206
Bloomington, IN 3.9% 0.1% 2,865 25
Columbus, IN 2.6% -0.1% 1,197 -32
Elkhart, IN 2.5% -0.1% 3,020 -31
Evansville, IN 3.2% 0.0% 5,319 -14
Fort Wayne, IN 3.1% -0.1% 6,874 -130
Indianapolis, IN 3.3% 0.0% 35,472 50
Kokomo, IN 3.4% -0.3% 1,381 -102
Lafayette, IN 3.1% -0.1% 3,481 -138
Michigan City, IN 4.5% 0.0% 2,147 -18
Muncie, IN 3.7% -0.2% 2,085 -83
South Bend, IN 3.5% -0.3% 5,663 -358
Terre Haute, IN 4.7% 0.3% 3,642 228
Ames, IA 1.5% 0.0% 873 -17
Cedar Rapids, IA 2.8% 0.1% 3,972 15
Des Moines, IA 2.4% 0.0% 8,509 93
Dubuque, IA 2.4% 0.0% 1,305 -11
Iowa City, IA 1.9% 0.0% 1,824 -50
Sioux City, IA 2.6% 0.0% 2,408 2
Waterloo, IA 2.7% 0.0% 2,414 70
Lawrence, KS 3.0% 0.0% 1,931 7
Manhattan, KS 2.8% 0.0% 1,320 8
Topeka, KS 3.7% 0.1% 4,377 66
Wichita, KS 3.8% 0.0% 11,697 62
Bowling Green, KY 4.2% 0.1% 3,565 117
Elizabethtown, KY 4.5% 0.1% 3,050 66
Lexington, KY 3.5% 0.0% 9,731 44
Louisville, KY 4.1% 0.1% 27,186 495
Owensboro, KY 4.3% 0.1% 2,444 64
Alexandria, LA 5.7% 0.2% 3,699 157
Baton Rouge, LA 4.8% 0.2% 20,552 1,167
Hammond, LA 5.8% 0.2% 3,266 155
Houma, LA 5.4% 0.2% 4,765 193
Lafayette, LA 5.4% 0.2% 11,461 371
Lake Charles, LA 4.1% 0.1% 4,776 145
Monroe, LA 5.5% 0.2% 4,415 162
New Orleans, LA 4.9% 0.1% 29,699 481
Shreveport, LA 5.6% 0.0% 10,614 166
Bangor, ME 3.8% 0.5% 2,718 360
Lewiston, ME 3.3% 0.2% 1,881 99
Portland, ME 2.6% 0.1% 5,541 214
Baltimore, MD 4.3% 0.1% 65,114 1,288
California, MD 4.2% 0.2% 2,355 148
Cumberland, MD 6.0% 0.2% 2,666 73
Hagerstown, MD 4.4% 0.0% 5,840 40
Barnstable Town, MA 4.4% 0.1% 5,619 34
Boston, MA 3.3% 0.0% 94,317 2,903
Leominster, MA 4.2% 0.0% 3,425 12
New Bedford, MA 5.7% 0.0% 5,049 100
Pittsfield, MA 4.4% 0.0% 1,941 -8
Springfield, MA 4.5% 0.1% 17,035 155
Worcester, MA 3.9% 0.1% 14,303 271
Ann Arbor, MI 2.8% -0.2% 5,568 -355
Battle Creek, MI 3.8% -0.4% 2,395 -273
Bay City, MI 4.6% -0.3% 2,357 -153
Detroit, MI 4.3% -0.1% 91,823 -1,057
Flint, MI 4.9% -0.1% 9,061 -209
Grand Rapids, MI 2.7% -0.1% 15,750 -575
Jackson, MI 3.7% -0.4% 2,757 -298
Kalamazoo, MI 3.6% -0.2% 5,996 -449
Lansing, MI 3.3% 0.0% 8,160 -35
Midland, MI 3.9% -0.3% 1,574 -130
Monroe, MI 4.0% -0.2% 3,125 -114
Muskegon, MI 4.2% -0.6% 3,306 -444
Niles, MI 4.0% -0.4% 2,947 -280
Saginaw, MI 4.7% -0.1% 4,144 -97
Duluth, MN 3.6% -0.1% 5,211 -120
Mankato, MN 2.2% -0.1% 1,366 -105
Minneapolis, MN 2.5% -0.1% 51,452 -1,505
Rochester, MN 2.4% -0.1% 2,888 -135
St Cloud, MN 2.8% -0.2% 3,212 -155
Gulfport, MS 4.9% -0.3% 8,154 -325
Hattiesburg, MS 4.1% -0.1% 2,874 -57
Jackson, MS 4.0% -0.1% 10,978 -390
Cape Girardeau, MO 3.1% 0.0% 1,486 -6
Columbia, MO 2.3% 0.1% 2,203 42
Jefferson City, MO 2.6% 0.0% 1,919 -38
Joplin, MO 2.8% 0.1% 2,359 47
Kansas City, MO 3.4% -0.1% 38,638 -1,148
St Joseph, MO 2.9% 0.0% 1,925 7
St Louis, MO 3.4% 0.0% 49,856 -708
Springfield, MO 2.8% 0.1% 6,322 33
Billings, MT 3.3% 0.1% 2,866 99
Great Falls, MT 3.4% 0.0% 1,294 11
Missoula, MT 3.2% 0.2% 1,966 89
Grand Island, NE 3.0% 0.0% 1,299 -20
Lincoln, NE 2.6% 0.0% 4,687 -58
Omaha, NE 2.9% 0.0% 14,089 46
Carson City, NV 4.5% 0.0% 1,186 9
Las Vegas, NV 4.5% -0.1% 49,721 -309
Reno, NV 3.6% 0.2% 8,930 351
Dover, NH 2.4% -0.1% 2,093 -21
Manchester, NH 2.5% 0.0% 3,023 65
Portsmouth, NH 2.5% 0.0% 1,910 5
Atlantic City, NJ 6.0% 0.0% 7,347 223
Ocean City, NJ 8.7% 0.0% 4,069 -19
Trenton, NJ 3.8% 0.2% 7,604 444
Vineland, NJ 6.5% 0.1% 4,323 112
Albuquerque, NM 4.2% 0.0% 18,259 -18
Farmington, NM 4.7% -0.1% 2,516 -35
Las Cruces, NM 5.3% 0.1% 4,957 131
Santa Fe, NM 3.7% -0.1% 2,765 -29
Albany, NY 3.8% -0.1% 16,970 -456
Binghamton, NY 4.9% 0.0% 5,236 -16
Buffalo, NY 4.5% -0.1% 24,745 -696
Elmira, NY 4.8% -0.1% 1,676 -41
Glens Falls, NY 4.4% -0.2% 2,638 -103
Ithaca, NY 3.6% -0.1% 1,863 -30
Kingston, NY 3.9% -0.1% 3,441 -131
New York, NY 4.0% 0.0% 403,767 -2,759
Rochester, NY 4.2% -0.1% 22,057 -514
Syracuse, NY 4.3% -0.2% 13,372 -318
Utica, NY 4.7% 0.0% 6,039 -32
Watertown, NY 5.7% -0.1% 2,558 -45
Asheville, NC 3.1% -0.1% 7,202 -321
Burlington, NC 3.6% -0.2% 2,896 -168
Charlotte, NC 3.5% -0.2% 47,452 -1,891
Durham, NC 3.4% -0.2% 10,130 -598
Fayetteville, NC 5.0% -0.2% 7,460 -265
Goldsboro, NC 4.0% -0.4% 2,100 -204
Greensboro, NC 4.0% -0.2% 14,716 -817
Greenville, NC 4.1% -0.3% 3,743 -221
Hickory, NC 3.4% -0.2% 5,905 -414
Jacksonville, NC 4.4% -0.2% 2,811 -127
New Bern, NC 4.1% -0.1% 2,106 -73
Raleigh, NC 3.3% -0.2% 23,689 -1,290
Rocky Mount, NC 5.7% -0.2% 3,682 -125
Wilmington, NC 3.6% -0.2% 5,355 -209
Winston, NC 3.6% -0.2% 11,837 -587
Bismarck, ND 2.7% 0.0% 1,851 -22
Fargo, ND 2.4% -0.1% 3,326 -128
Grand Forks, ND 2.7% 0.1% 1,524 38
Akron, OH 4.7% -0.2% 17,071 -732
Canton, OH 5.0% -0.2% 9,954 -511
Cincinnati, OH 4.1% -0.1% 46,674 -1,012
Cleveland, OH 5.1% 0.1% 52,262 1,056
Columbus, OH 4.0% -0.1% 42,989 -1,703
Dayton, OH 4.5% -0.2% 17,414 -919
Lima, OH 4.8% 0.0% 2,354 17
Mansfield, OH 5.1% -0.1% 2,702 -102
Springfield, OH 4.8% -0.1% 3,074 -79
Toledo, OH 4.9% -0.3% 15,052 -929
Weirton, WV 6.4% 0.0% 3,231 -29
Youngstown, OH 5.8% 0.0% 14,031 51
Lawton, OK 4.2% 0.1% 2,221 69
Oklahoma City, OK 3.3% 0.0% 22,524 -410
Tulsa, OK 3.6% -0.1% 17,736 -414
Albany, OR 4.3% -0.1% 2,543 -5
Bend, OR 3.8% -0.1% 3,582 -82
Corvallis, OR 2.7% -0.2% 1,320 -61
Eugene, OR 4.2% 0.0% 7,678 5
Grants Pass, OR 5.2% 0.0% 1,876 19
Medford, OR 4.4% -0.1% 4,595 -86
Portland, OR 3.6% -0.1% 48,034 -579
Salem, OR 4.0% 0.0% 8,018 73
Allentown, PA 4.3% 0.1% 18,806 439
Altoona, PA 4.3% 0.1% 2,592 78
Bloomsburg, PA 4.3% -0.1% 1,839 -19
Chambersburg, PA 3.7% 0.2% 2,884 208
East Stroudsburg, PA 5.1% 0.0% 4,115 -2
Erie, PA 4.4% -0.1% 5,684 -148
Gettysburg, PA 3.0% 0.0% 1,681 -3
Harrisburg, PA 3.5% 0.0% 10,327 124
Johnstown, PA 5.1% 0.1% 3,006 78
Lancaster, PA 3.4% 0.2% 9,505 473
Lebanon, PA 3.7% 0.2% 2,590 116
Philadelphia, PA 4.1% 0.1% 127,576 3,858
Pittsburgh, PA 4.0% -0.1% 47,545 -1,518
Reading, PA 4.0% 0.1% 8,483 295
Scranton, PA 4.7% 0.0% 13,061 41
State College, PA 3.1% -0.1% 2,418 -51
Williamsport, PA 4.6% 0.1% 2,574 37
York, PA 3.8% 0.1% 8,815 131
Providence, RI 4.0% 0.0% 27,885 -132
Charleston, SC 2.7% 0.0% 10,197 226
Columbia, SC 3.1% 0.0% 12,353 221
Florence, SC 3.7% 0.3% 3,497 287
Greenville, SC 3.0% 0.1% 12,535 366
Hilton Head Island, SC 3.1% 0.1% 2,672 42
Myrtle Beach, SC 4.6% 0.2% 9,102 427
Spartanburg, SC 2.9% 0.0% 4,622 8
Sumter, SC 3.9% 0.0% 1,710 14
Rapid City, SD 3.0% -0.1% 2,219 -107
Sioux Falls, SD 2.4% -0.1% 3,639 -191
Chattanooga, TN 3.7% 0.1% 10,227 331
Clarksville, TN 4.6% 0.1% 5,163 108
Cleveland, TN 3.7% 0.0% 2,159 2
Jackson, TN 3.9% 0.1% 2,565 66
Johnson City, TN 4.1% 0.2% 3,687 180
Kingsport, TN 3.7% 0.0% 5,161 47
Knoxville, TN 3.4% 0.1% 14,384 262
Memphis, TN 4.4% 0.1% 28,682 827
Morristown, TN 4.0% 0.0% 2,094 37
Nashville, TN 2.8% 0.0% 29,270 553
Abilene, TX 3.1% -0.2% 2,393 -127
Amarillo, TX 2.7% -0.1% 3,577 -131
Austin, TX 2.8% -0.2% 33,444 -1,674
Beaumont, TX 6.0% -0.1% 10,378 -279
Brownsville, TX 6.2% -0.2% 10,316 -373
College Station, TX 2.9% -0.1% 3,851 -114
Corpus Christi, TX 4.9% -0.3% 10,186 -473
Dallas, TX 3.4% -0.1% 131,147 -5,928
El Paso, TX 4.2% -0.1% 15,130 -435
Houston, TX 4.1% -0.2% 139,734 -7,401
Killeen, TX 3.9% -0.2% 6,877 -346
Laredo, TX 3.7% -0.1% 4,274 -104
Longview, TX 3.8% -0.3% 3,687 -300
Lubbock, TX 2.9% -0.1% 4,741 -149
McAllen, TX 6.4% -0.3% 22,314 -737
Midland, TX 2.1% -0.1% 2,095 -56
Odessa, TX 2.7% -0.1% 2,165 -99
San Angelo, TX 3.0% -0.1% 1,651 -76
San Antonio, TX 3.2% -0.1% 37,248 -2,028
Sherman, TX 3.0% -0.2% 1,916 -126
Texarkana, TX 5.1% -0.1% 3,293 -132
Tyler, TX 3.5% -0.2% 3,774 -243
Victoria, TX 3.7% -0.2% 1,652 -126
Waco, TX 3.4% -0.2% 4,264 -296
Wichita Falls, TX 3.5% -0.1% 2,256 -70
Logan, UT 2.7% 0.1% 1,880 29
Ogden, UT 3.1% 0.0% 10,284 -90
Provo, UT 2.9% 0.1% 8,737 26
St George, UT 3.3% -0.1% 2,450 -33
Salt Lake City, UT 3.0% 0.0% 20,059 -41
Burlington, VT 2.3% 0.0% 2,848 -86
Blacksburg, VA 3.0% -0.2% 2,691 -238
Charlottesville, VA 2.5% -0.2% 3,097 -267
Harrisonburg, VA 2.7% -0.2% 1,756 -174
Lynchburg, VA 3.4% -0.1% 4,164 -217
Richmond, VA 3.0% -0.2% 20,817 -994
Roanoke, VA 2.8% -0.3% 4,458 -445
Staunton, VA 2.8% -0.2% 1,661 -123
Virginia Beach, VA 3.2% -0.1% 26,979 -1,319
Winchester, VA 2.7% -0.2% 1,984 -156
Bellingham, WA 4.6% -0.1% 5,056 -158
Bremerton, WA 4.5% -0.2% 5,392 -276
Kennewick, WA 5.5% -0.1% 7,560 -237
Longview, WA 5.8% -0.1% 2,677 -81
Mount Vernon, WA 5.2% -0.1% 3,092 -47
Olympia, WA 4.6% -0.2% 6,320 -260
Seattle, WA 3.7% -0.1% 78,444 -2,115
Spokane, WA 5.3% -0.2% 13,694 -596
Walla Walla, WA 4.6% -0.1% 1,465 -38
Wenatchee, WA 4.8% 0.0% 3,102 -73
Yakima, WA 6.3% -0.1% 8,082 -151
Beckley, WV 6.0% 0.4% 2,715 169
Charleston, WV 5.4% 0.3% 5,157 308
Huntington, WV 5.7% 0.1% 8,300 124
Morgantown, WV 4.5% 0.2% 3,076 88
Parkersburg, WV 5.6% 0.0% 2,168 7
Wheeling, WV 5.6% 0.1% 3,598 18
Appleton, WI 2.8% 0.1% 3,686 32
Eau Claire, WI 2.9% 0.1% 2,749 110
Fond du Lac, WI 2.7% 0.0% 1,565 2
Green Bay, WI 2.9% 0.1% 5,215 189
Janesville, WI 3.2% 0.0% 2,793 6
La Crosse, WI 2.6% -0.1% 2,097 -37
Madison, WI 2.3% 0.0% 9,062 -171
Milwaukee, WI 3.2% -0.1% 27,129 -68
Oshkosh, WI 2.7% 0.0% 2,543 -35
Racine, WI 3.7% 0.0% 3,708 26
Sheboygan, WI 2.5% 0.0% 1,594 -32
Wausau, WI 2.7% 0.0% 2,025 7
Casper, WY 4.6% 0.1% 1,761 20
Cheyenne, WY 3.9% 0.1% 1,814 39