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Carson City, Nevada Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Carson City fell 0.1 percentage points in February 2019 to 3.9%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.4 percentage points lower than the Nevada rate. The unemployment rate in Carson City peaked in December 2010 at 13.8% and is now 9.9 percentage points lower. You can also compare Carson City unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
National 3.8% -0.2 -0.3
Nevada 4.3% -0.1 -0.5
Carson City 3.9% -0.1 -1.2
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with February 2019 data as March metro level unemployment data has not yet been released.

Unemployment Rate: Carson City, Nevada, National

Carson City, Nevada monthly unemployment rate chart

Note: Recessions shown in gray.

Carson City, Nevada Unemployed

The number of people unemployed in Carson City peaked in December 2010 at 3,691. There are now 2,674 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. Carson City employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Carson City, Nevada) is also available.

Unemployed Persons February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
Carson City 1,017 -40 -305

Number of Unemployed Persons

Carson City, Nevada Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Nevada
Unemployment Rate
Carson City
Unemployment Rate
Carson City
Unemployed
March
2019
3.8% 4.2%
February
2019
3.8% 4.3% 3.9% 1,017
January
2019
4.0% 4.4% 4.0% 1,057
December
2018
3.9% 4.4% 4.5% 1,190
November
2018
3.7% 4.4% 4.4% 1,169
October
2018
3.8% 4.4% 4.6% 1,206
September
2018
3.7% 4.5% 4.6% 1,216
August
2018
3.8% 4.5% 4.7% 1,239
July
2018
3.9% 4.5% 4.5% 1,193
June
2018
4.0% 4.5% 4.5% 1,177
May
2018
3.8% 4.6% 4.7% 1,228
April
2018
3.9% 4.6% 5.1% 1,347

1. Metro area unemployment rates are now seasonally adjusted. The BLS has started publishing smoothed seasonally adjusted metropolitan area data which makes comparisons to state and national data more relevant than the unadjusted numbers.