Department of Numbers

Unemployment Rate by Metropolitan Area

The July 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 July 2019
Unemployment Rate
1 Month
Unemployment
Rate Change
July 2019
Unemployed
1 Month
Unemployed Change
Anniston, AL 3.9% -0.2% 1,811 -104
Auburn, AL 3.0% -0.2% 2,277 -172
Birmingham, AL 3.0% -0.2% 16,558 -1,002
Daphne, AL 3.0% -0.2% 2,912 -169
Decatur, AL 2.9% -0.2% 2,123 -149
Dothan, AL 3.4% -0.2% 2,193 -121
Florence, AL 3.8% -0.2% 2,528 -133
Gadsden, AL 3.6% -0.2% 1,596 -72
Huntsville, AL 2.8% -0.2% 6,425 -414
Mobile, AL 4.0% -0.3% 7,705 -477
Montgomery, AL 3.3% -0.2% 5,724 -424
Tuscaloosa, AL 3.2% -0.1% 3,770 -173
Anchorage, AK 5.6% -0.1% 11,012 -139
Fairbanks, AK 5.5% -0.1% 2,479 -40
Flagstaff, AZ 5.8% 0.1% 4,515 51
Lake Havasu City, AZ 6.0% 0.1% 5,281 131
Phoenix, AZ 4.3% 0.1% 107,309 2,236
Prescott, AZ 4.7% 0.1% 5,035 138
Sierra Vista, AZ 6.0% 0.1% 3,024 63
Tucson, AZ 4.7% 0.1% 23,403 490
Yuma, AZ 16.7% 0.2% 16,647 199
Fayetteville, AR 2.5% 0.0% 6,912 -87
Fort Smith, AR 3.5% 0.0% 4,180 14
Hot Springs, AR 3.6% -0.1% 1,505 -6
Jonesboro, AR 2.8% 0.0% 1,834 6
Little Rock, AR 3.1% 0.0% 11,098 15
Pine Bluff, AR 5.1% 0.0% 1,790 -12
Bakersfield, CA 8.0% 0.0% 31,346 237
Chico, CA 5.1% 0.0% 5,214 -97
El Centro, CA 18.5% -0.1% 12,937 -155
Fresno, CA 7.4% -0.1% 33,770 -133
Hanford, CA 8.1% 0.1% 4,687 1
Los Angeles, CA 4.1% 0.0% 273,538 -3,317
Madera, CA 7.2% 0.1% 4,425 5
Merced, CA 8.3% 0.0% 9,573 16
Modesto, CA 6.2% 0.0% 15,045 -39
Napa, CA 3.0% 0.0% 2,229 -8
Oxnard, CA 3.7% -0.1% 15,821 -347
Redding, CA 4.9% 0.0% 3,590 -18
Riverside, CA 4.2% 0.0% 85,183 -1,371
Sacramento, CA 3.7% -0.1% 40,959 -497
Salinas, CA 6.2% -0.1% 13,992 -127
San Diego, CA 3.3% 0.0% 52,253 -1,108
San Francisco, CA 2.6% -0.1% 68,531 -1,074
San Jose, CA 2.6% 0.0% 28,330 -398
San Luis Obispo, CA 2.9% -0.1% 4,111 -75
Santa Cruz, CA 4.9% 0.0% 7,034 43
Santa Maria, CA 3.9% 0.0% 8,434 -138
Santa Rosa, CA 2.8% 0.0% 7,216 -128
Stockton, CA 6.1% 0.1% 19,702 -60
Vallejo, CA 3.9% -0.1% 8,147 -135
Visalia, CA 9.8% 0.0% 20,102 -35
Yuba City, CA 7.0% 0.0% 5,250 1
Boulder, CO 2.4% -0.1% 4,843 -181
Colorado Springs, CO 3.4% -0.1% 12,022 -362
Denver, CO 2.8% -0.1% 46,408 -1,511
Fort Collins, CO 2.5% -0.1% 5,073 -214
Grand Junction, CO 3.7% -0.1% 2,860 -83
Greeley, CO 2.6% -0.1% 4,407 -117
Pueblo, CO 4.3% -0.2% 3,291 -106
Bridgeport, CT 3.6% -0.1% 16,868 -489
Danbury, CT 3.0% -0.1% 3,244 -106
Hartford, CT 3.6% -0.2% 22,795 -778
New Haven, CT 3.5% -0.1% 11,463 -358
Norwich, CT 3.5% -0.2% 5,029 -183
Waterbury, CT 4.5% -0.1% 5,015 -129
Dover, DE 3.7% 0.2% 2,910 139
Salisbury, MD 4.5% 0.1% 8,599 39
Washington, DC 3.2% 0.0% 109,737 -508
Cape Coral, FL 3.2% -0.1% 11,229 -215
Crestview, FL 2.8% 0.0% 3,586 -49
Deltona, FL 3.6% -0.1% 10,892 -168
Gainesville, FL 3.1% 0.0% 4,513 -24
Homosassa Springs, FL 4.9% -0.1% 2,359 -43
Jacksonville, FL 3.2% -0.1% 24,875 -427
Lakeland, FL 3.8% -0.1% 11,580 -255
Miami, FL 3.2% -0.1% 103,191 -2,552
Naples, FL 3.2% -0.2% 5,761 -250
North Port, FL 3.2% -0.1% 11,818 -243
Ocala, FL 4.0% 0.0% 5,456 -93
Orlando, FL 3.0% -0.1% 41,563 -543
Palm Bay, FL 3.3% -0.1% 9,346 -168
Panama City, FL 4.0% -0.2% 3,727 -204
Pensacola, FL 3.2% -0.1% 7,290 -134
Port St Lucie, FL 3.8% -0.2% 8,391 -344
Punta Gorda, FL 3.8% -0.1% 2,726 -61
Sebastian, FL 3.9% -0.2% 2,565 -175
Sebring, FL 4.9% -0.2% 1,740 -72
Tallahassee, FL 3.2% -0.1% 6,348 -48
Tampa, FL 3.3% 0.0% 50,486 -845
The Villages, FL 4.9% 0.0% 1,545 -26
Albany, GA 4.3% -0.2% 2,882 -125
Athens, GA 3.4% -0.1% 3,403 -159
Atlanta, GA 3.4% -0.1% 105,408 -3,386
Augusta, GA 3.9% -0.1% 10,518 -394
Brunswick, GA 3.5% -0.1% 1,868 -74
Columbus, GA 4.3% -0.1% 5,319 -187
Dalton, GA 4.5% -0.1% 2,747 -76
Gainesville, GA 2.9% -0.1% 2,983 -114
Hinesville, GA 4.0% -0.1% 1,359 -8
Macon, GA 3.9% -0.1% 4,071 -138
Rome, GA 3.9% -0.1% 1,740 -54
Savannah, GA 3.4% -0.1% 6,359 -143
Valdosta, GA 3.6% -0.1% 2,339 -79
Warner Robins, GA 3.7% -0.1% 3,201 -103
Kahului, HI 2.7% -0.1% 2,302 -68
Urban Honolulu, HI 2.6% -0.1% 11,846 -294
Boise City, ID 2.7% 0.1% 10,018 199
Coeur dAlene, ID 3.5% 0.0% 2,779 28
Idaho Falls, ID 2.3% 0.0% 1,664 30
Lewiston, ID 3.3% 0.0% 1,048 22
Pocatello, ID 2.8% 0.1% 1,195 72
Bloomington, IL 4.0% -0.2% 3,816 -160
Carbondale, IL 4.3% -0.2% 2,596 -124
Champaign, IL 4.1% -0.2% 4,955 -233
Chicago, IL 3.8% 0.0% 185,831 -2,100
Danville, IL 5.4% -0.2% 1,785 -67
Davenport, IA 4.1% -0.1% 8,062 -121
Decatur, IL 5.4% -0.2% 2,722 -81
Kankakee, IL 5.1% -0.2% 2,845 -136
Peoria, IL 4.8% -0.2% 8,697 -363
Rockford, IL 5.9% 0.0% 10,083 176
Springfield, IL 4.1% -0.2% 4,584 -233
Bloomington, IN 3.5% 0.0% 2,693 -54
Columbus, IN 2.5% 0.1% 1,121 -3
Elkhart, IN 3.1% 0.1% 3,597 79
Evansville, IN 3.1% 0.0% 5,115 36
Fort Wayne, IN 3.1% 0.0% 6,767 59
Indianapolis, IN 3.1% 0.0% 32,820 80
Kokomo, IN 4.3% -0.1% 1,632 -50
Lafayette, IN 3.1% 0.0% 3,380 -56
Michigan City, IN 4.5% 0.0% 2,131 -5
Muncie, IN 3.9% -0.1% 2,104 -30
South Bend, IN 3.7% 0.0% 6,083 34
Terre Haute, IN 4.2% -0.1% 3,239 -55
Ames, IA 1.6% 0.1% 947 39
Cedar Rapids, IA 2.6% 0.1% 3,831 149
Des Moines, IA 2.4% 0.0% 8,912 233
Dubuque, IA 2.3% 0.1% 1,295 48
Iowa City, IA 1.9% 0.1% 1,846 59
Sioux City, IA 2.6% 0.1% 2,426 53
Waterloo, IA 2.7% 0.2% 2,465 192
Lawrence, KS 3.0% 0.0% 1,923 -38
Manhattan, KS 2.9% 0.0% 1,370 -28
Topeka, KS 3.4% -0.1% 4,152 -57
Wichita, KS 3.6% 0.0% 11,077 -141
Bowling Green, KY 4.0% 0.1% 3,402 153
Elizabethtown, KY 4.2% 0.2% 2,832 87
Lexington, KY 3.4% 0.1% 9,257 287
Louisville, KY 3.9% 0.2% 25,995 777
Owensboro, KY 3.9% 0.1% 2,215 83
Alexandria, LA 4.7% 0.0% 2,966 38
Baton Rouge, LA 4.0% 0.1% 16,680 320
Hammond, LA 5.0% 0.1% 2,711 43
Houma, LA 4.3% 0.1% 3,660 35
Lafayette, LA 4.3% 0.1% 9,051 74
Lake Charles, LA 3.5% 0.0% 4,029 81
Monroe, LA 4.9% 0.0% 3,846 -12
New Orleans, LA 4.0% 0.0% 24,221 29
Shreveport, LA 4.7% 0.1% 8,669 76
Bangor, ME 3.0% -0.2% 2,102 -134
Lewiston, ME 2.9% -0.2% 1,631 -72
Portland, ME 2.4% -0.2% 5,060 -304
Baltimore, MD 3.8% 0.0% 57,316 129
California, MD 3.5% 0.0% 1,945 17
Cumberland, MD 5.2% 0.1% 2,354 86
Hagerstown, MD 3.7% 0.0% 4,934 22
Barnstable Town, MA 3.6% 0.0% 4,676 -44
Boston, MA 2.6% -0.1% 74,133 -1,830
Leominster, MA 3.3% -0.1% 2,762 -95
New Bedford, MA 4.4% 0.0% 3,820 -4
Pittsfield, MA 3.6% -0.1% 1,574 -35
Springfield, MA 3.5% -0.1% 13,729 -351
Worcester, MA 3.2% -0.1% 11,615 -314
Ann Arbor, MI 3.0% 0.0% 5,865 10
Battle Creek, MI 4.1% 0.0% 2,582 1
Bay City, MI 4.6% 0.1% 2,304 14
Detroit, MI 4.6% 0.0% 99,643 1,374
Flint, MI 5.0% 0.0% 9,264 -19
Grand Rapids, MI 2.9% 0.1% 16,754 205
Jackson, MI 3.8% 0.1% 2,819 17
Kalamazoo, MI 3.6% 0.1% 6,076 67
Lansing, MI 3.3% 0.0% 8,186 18
Midland, MI 3.7% 0.0% 1,510 17
Monroe, MI 4.2% 0.1% 3,186 83
Muskegon, MI 4.2% 0.0% 3,298 4
Niles, MI 4.1% 0.0% 3,036 9
Saginaw, MI 4.7% 0.0% 4,131 -4
Duluth, MN 4.0% 0.1% 5,735 79
Mankato, MN 2.8% 0.0% 1,725 16
Minneapolis, MN 3.0% 0.0% 61,465 484
Rochester, MN 2.8% 0.0% 3,591 46
St Cloud, MN 3.3% -0.1% 3,804 -15
Gulfport, MS 5.1% 0.1% 8,381 193
Hattiesburg, MS 4.4% 0.1% 3,089 74
Jackson, MS 4.4% 0.0% 12,032 299
Cape Girardeau, MO 3.1% 0.0% 1,489 -4
Columbia, MO 2.4% 0.0% 2,319 -11
Jefferson City, MO 2.7% -0.1% 1,993 -16
Joplin, MO 3.0% 0.0% 2,559 2
Kansas City, MO 3.3% 0.0% 37,686 164
St Joseph, MO 3.1% 0.0% 1,951 -8
St Louis, MO 3.4% 0.0% 49,567 -973
Springfield, MO 2.7% -0.1% 6,326 -72
Billings, MT 3.1% -0.1% 2,736 -94
Great Falls, MT 3.3% -0.1% 1,256 -41
Missoula, MT 3.1% -0.1% 1,961 -67
Grand Island, NE 3.2% 0.0% 1,421 1
Lincoln, NE 2.8% 0.0% 5,167 70
Omaha, NE 3.0% 0.0% 15,049 160
Carson City, NV 4.1% 0.1% 1,084 33
Las Vegas, NV 4.3% 0.1% 47,883 903
Reno, NV 3.2% 0.0% 8,569 163
Dover, NH 2.3% 0.0% 1,947 -16
Manchester, NH 2.3% 0.0% 2,843 16
Portsmouth, NH 2.2% 0.0% 1,726 -15
Atlantic City, NJ 4.7% -0.1% 5,658 -198
Ocean City, NJ 6.7% -0.2% 3,170 -60
Trenton, NJ 2.9% -0.2% 5,787 -306
Vineland, NJ 5.1% -0.1% 3,293 -108
Albuquerque, NM 4.7% 0.0% 20,555 153
Farmington, NM 5.5% -0.1% 2,940 -2
Las Cruces, NM 5.7% 0.1% 5,575 51
Santa Fe, NM 4.1% 0.0% 3,081 23
Albany, NY 3.4% 0.0% 15,224 29
Binghamton, NY 4.3% 0.1% 4,571 66
Buffalo, NY 4.0% 0.0% 21,791 216
Elmira, NY 3.9% 0.0% 1,378 15
Glens Falls, NY 4.0% 0.0% 2,408 30
Ithaca, NY 3.3% 0.0% 1,674 7
Kingston, NY 3.5% 0.1% 3,085 5
New York, NY 3.7% 0.0% 363,501 -7,632
Rochester, NY 3.8% 0.0% 19,865 107
Syracuse, NY 3.9% 0.0% 12,036 49
Utica, NY 4.2% 0.1% 5,366 70
Watertown, NY 5.1% 0.1% 2,272 34
Asheville, NC 3.3% 0.0% 8,018 50
Burlington, NC 4.0% 0.0% 3,258 13
Charlotte, NC 3.8% 0.0% 51,708 97
Durham, NC 3.7% 0.0% 11,156 13
Fayetteville, NC 5.3% -0.1% 8,081 16
Goldsboro, NC 4.4% 0.0% 2,342 -7
Greensboro, NC 4.3% 0.0% 16,005 44
Greenville, NC 4.5% 0.1% 4,073 33
Hickory, NC 3.9% 0.0% 6,912 -3
Jacksonville, NC 4.9% 0.0% 3,203 23
New Bern, NC 4.4% 0.0% 2,298 3
Raleigh, NC 3.6% 0.0% 26,356 100
Rocky Mount, NC 5.5% 0.1% 3,559 30
Wilmington, NC 3.9% 0.0% 5,974 -8
Winston, NC 3.9% 0.0% 12,965 18
Bismarck, ND 2.6% 0.0% 1,770 -20
Fargo, ND 2.4% 0.0% 3,264 19
Grand Forks, ND 2.7% 0.0% 1,494 23
Akron, OH 4.1% 0.0% 14,865 176
Canton, OH 4.3% 0.0% 8,631 30
Cincinnati, OH 3.6% 0.1% 40,601 1,007
Cleveland, OH 4.3% 0.1% 44,588 760
Columbus, OH 3.4% 0.1% 37,102 595
Dayton, OH 3.9% 0.1% 14,949 145
Lima, OH 3.8% 0.0% 1,861 21
Mansfield, OH 4.2% 0.0% 2,264 18
Springfield, OH 4.0% 0.0% 2,564 35
Toledo, OH 4.4% 0.0% 13,204 -225
Weirton, WV 5.3% 0.0% 2,650 20
Youngstown, OH 5.5% 0.0% 13,219 75
Lawton, OK 3.6% 0.1% 1,826 26
Oklahoma City, OK 2.9% 0.0% 20,169 100
Tulsa, OK 3.2% 0.0% 15,402 113
Albany, OR 4.6% 0.0% 2,714 -8
Bend, OR 4.2% 0.0% 4,021 -53
Corvallis, OR 3.1% -0.1% 1,515 -13
Eugene, OR 4.3% 0.0% 7,824 -51
Grants Pass, OR 5.2% 0.0% 1,878 -21
Medford, OR 4.7% 0.0% 4,964 24
Portland, OR 3.8% 0.1% 49,955 308
Salem, OR 4.2% 0.0% 8,509 27
Allentown, PA 3.9% 0.0% 17,142 182
Altoona, PA 3.9% 0.2% 2,351 136
Bloomsburg, PA 4.0% 0.0% 1,702 9
Chambersburg, PA 3.3% 0.1% 2,617 119
East Stroudsburg, PA 4.7% 0.1% 3,890 89
Erie, PA 4.0% 0.1% 5,167 85
Gettysburg, PA 2.9% 0.1% 1,588 29
Harrisburg, PA 3.3% 0.1% 9,749 296
Johnstown, PA 4.7% 0.2% 2,721 77
Lancaster, PA 3.1% 0.1% 8,670 308
Lebanon, PA 3.4% 0.1% 2,423 66
Philadelphia, PA 3.6% 0.0% 113,660 671
Pittsburgh, PA 3.8% 0.0% 45,892 414
Reading, PA 3.8% 0.1% 8,182 239
Scranton, PA 4.7% 0.1% 12,933 87
State College, PA 2.9% 0.0% 2,356 26
Williamsport, PA 4.1% 0.0% 2,356 26
York, PA 3.4% 0.1% 7,961 169
Providence, RI 3.6% 0.0% 24,672 -181
Charleston, SC 2.8% -0.1% 11,105 -391
Columbia, SC 3.2% -0.1% 12,821 -441
Florence, SC 3.7% -0.1% 3,599 -103
Greenville, SC 3.0% -0.1% 13,081 -372
Hilton Head Island, SC 3.1% -0.1% 2,835 -58
Myrtle Beach, SC 4.5% 0.1% 9,223 104
Spartanburg, SC 3.1% -0.1% 4,994 -146
Sumter, SC 3.8% -0.2% 1,733 -47
Rapid City, SD 3.1% 0.0% 2,330 19
Sioux Falls, SD 2.4% 0.0% 3,828 3
Chattanooga, TN 3.4% 0.1% 9,501 344
Clarksville, TN 4.2% 0.2% 4,948 209
Cleveland, TN 3.6% 0.1% 2,140 104
Jackson, TN 3.5% 0.1% 2,348 95
Johnson City, TN 3.8% 0.1% 3,562 168
Kingsport, TN 3.7% 0.1% 5,188 172
Knoxville, TN 3.3% 0.2% 14,335 694
Memphis, TN 4.2% 0.2% 27,432 1,382
Morristown, TN 3.9% 0.2% 2,063 123
Nashville, TN 2.7% 0.1% 28,891 1,204
Abilene, TX 3.0% 0.0% 2,278 -46
Amarillo, TX 2.5% 0.0% 3,306 -43
Austin, TX 2.6% -0.1% 31,685 -600
Beaumont, TX 5.3% 0.0% 9,377 31
Brownsville, TX 5.3% -0.1% 8,775 -130
College Station, TX 2.7% 0.0% 3,580 -48
Corpus Christi, TX 4.2% -0.1% 8,680 -177
Dallas, TX 3.1% -0.1% 124,446 -2,173
El Paso, TX 3.7% -0.1% 13,491 -182
Houston, TX 3.6% -0.1% 124,795 -2,192
Killeen, TX 3.7% 0.0% 6,519 -129
Laredo, TX 3.6% 0.0% 4,196 -46
Longview, TX 3.6% -0.1% 3,454 -102
Lubbock, TX 2.7% -0.1% 4,424 -100
McAllen, TX 5.9% 0.0% 20,672 -30
Midland, TX 1.9% 0.0% 2,068 -12
Odessa, TX 2.4% 0.0% 2,068 3
San Angelo, TX 2.9% 0.0% 1,614 -31
San Antonio, TX 3.0% 0.0% 35,853 -658
Sherman, TX 2.9% 0.0% 1,846 -35
Texarkana, TX 4.3% -0.1% 2,775 -78
Tyler, TX 3.3% 0.0% 3,553 -62
Victoria, TX 3.3% 0.0% 1,510 -40
Waco, TX 3.2% -0.1% 4,016 -106
Wichita Falls, TX 3.1% 0.0% 2,029 -18
Logan, UT 2.4% 0.0% 1,698 -13
Ogden, UT 2.9% 0.0% 9,656 -93
Provo, UT 2.6% 0.0% 8,103 28
St George, UT 3.2% 0.1% 2,412 36
Salt Lake City, UT 2.8% 0.0% 18,544 93
Burlington, VT 1.7% 0.0% 2,146 -30
Blacksburg, VA 3.0% 0.0% 2,671 -32
Charlottesville, VA 2.6% -0.1% 3,182 -34
Harrisonburg, VA 2.8% 0.0% 1,840 -47
Lynchburg, VA 3.3% 0.0% 4,034 5
Richmond, VA 3.0% 0.0% 20,453 -141
Roanoke, VA 2.8% 0.0% 4,445 -35
Staunton, VA 2.6% 0.0% 1,573 -2
Virginia Beach, VA 3.1% -0.1% 26,996 -344
Winchester, VA 2.7% -0.1% 2,005 -14
Bellingham, WA 5.2% 0.1% 6,011 150
Bremerton, WA 5.0% 0.1% 6,320 133
Kennewick, WA 5.9% 0.1% 8,571 88
Longview, WA 6.5% 0.1% 3,063 72
Mount Vernon, WA 5.7% 0.1% 3,584 94
Olympia, WA 5.1% 0.1% 7,290 157
Seattle, WA 3.6% -0.1% 77,319 -1,570
Spokane, WA 5.8% 0.1% 16,059 289
Walla Walla, WA 5.2% 0.1% 1,683 47
Wenatchee, WA 5.2% 0.1% 3,564 63
Yakima, WA 7.4% 0.0% 9,887 85
Beckley, WV 4.9% 0.0% 2,224 3
Charleston, WV 4.5% -0.1% 4,210 -32
Huntington, WV 4.9% 0.0% 7,149 49
Morgantown, WV 3.8% -0.1% 2,590 -44
Parkersburg, WV 5.0% -0.1% 1,951 -28
Wheeling, WV 4.8% 0.0% 3,277 -10
Appleton, WI 2.6% 0.1% 3,441 132
Eau Claire, WI 2.9% 0.1% 2,701 141
Fond du Lac, WI 2.6% 0.2% 1,469 58
Green Bay, WI 2.8% 0.2% 4,894 320
Janesville, WI 3.3% 0.2% 2,786 91
La Crosse, WI 2.7% 0.0% 2,103 34
Madison, WI 2.3% 0.1% 8,825 190
Milwaukee, WI 3.1% 0.1% 25,759 863
Oshkosh, WI 2.6% 0.1% 2,411 77
Racine, WI 3.5% 0.1% 3,507 171
Sheboygan, WI 2.4% 0.1% 1,506 58
Wausau, WI 2.6% 0.1% 1,896 82
Casper, WY 3.9% 0.0% 1,526 10
Cheyenne, WY 3.5% 0.1% 1,671 27