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Carson City, Nevada Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Carson City fell 0.1 percentage points in April 2022 to 2.7%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 2.3 percentage points lower than the Nevada rate. The unemployment rate in Carson City peaked in April 2020 at 19.0% and is now 16.3 percentage points lower. You can also compare Carson City unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
National 3.6% 0.0 -2.4
Nevada 5.0% 0.0 -3.6
Carson City 2.7% -0.1 -2.9
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with April 2022 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 April 2020 at 4,515. There are now 3,827 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 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
Carson City 688 -6 -783

Number of Unemployed Persons

Carson City, Nevada Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Nevada
Unemployment Rate
Carson City
Unemployment Rate
Carson City
Unemployed
May
2022
3.6%
April
2022
3.6% 5.0% 2.7% 688
March
2022
3.6% 5.0% 2.8% 694
February
2022
3.8% 5.1% 3.0% 749
January
2022
4.0% 5.2% 3.3% 831
December
2021
3.9% 5.3% 3.7% 934
November
2021
4.2% 5.3% 3.7% 925
October
2021
4.6% 5.4% 3.7% 938
September
2021
4.7% 5.6% 4.1% 1,022
August
2021
5.2% 6.0% 4.5% 1,133
July
2021
5.4% 6.6% 4.9% 1,251
June
2021
5.9% 7.2% 5.3% 1,351

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.