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Carson City, Nevada Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Carson City fell 0.2 percentage points in April 2019 to 3.9%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.1 percentage points lower than the Nevada rate. The unemployment rate in Carson City peaked in November 2010 at 13.7% and is now 9.8 percentage points lower. You can also compare Carson City unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate April 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
National 3.6% -0.2 -0.3
Nevada 4.0% -0.2 -0.6
Carson City 3.9% -0.2 -1.0
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with April 2019 data as May 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 3,675. There are now 2,664 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 April 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
Carson City 1,011 -51 -235

Number of Unemployed Persons

Carson City, Nevada Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Nevada
Unemployment Rate
Carson City
Unemployment Rate
Carson City
Unemployed
May
2019
3.6%
April
2019
3.6% 4.0% 3.9% 1,011
March
2019
3.8% 4.2% 4.1% 1,062
February
2019
3.8% 4.3% 4.3% 1,112
January
2019
4.0% 4.4% 4.4% 1,147
December
2018
3.9% 4.4% 4.6% 1,187
November
2018
3.7% 4.4% 4.6% 1,186
October
2018
3.8% 4.4% 4.6% 1,187
September
2018
3.7% 4.5% 4.6% 1,195
August
2018
3.8% 4.5% 4.7% 1,204
July
2018
3.9% 4.5% 4.7% 1,218
June
2018
4.0% 4.5% 4.8% 1,232

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.