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Mansfield, Ohio Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Mansfield rose 0.1 percentage points in September 2022 to 4.6%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.6 percentage points higher than the Ohio rate. The unemployment rate in Mansfield peaked in April 2020 at 19.4% and is now 14.8 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 4.2% in April 2022, the unemployment rate has now grown by 0.4 percentage points. You can also compare Mansfield unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate September 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
National 3.5% -0.2 -1.2
Ohio 4.0% 0.0 -0.7
Mansfield 4.6% +0.1 -0.6
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with September 2022 data as October metro level unemployment data has not yet been released.

Unemployment Rate: Mansfield, Ohio, National

Mansfield, Ohio monthly unemployment rate chart

Note: Recessions shown in gray.

Mansfield, Ohio Unemployed

The number of people unemployed in Mansfield peaked in April 2020 at 9,754. There are now 7,399 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. From a recent trough of 2,171 in May 2022, the number of unemployed has now grown by 184. Mansfield employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Mansfield, Ohio) is also available.

Unemployed Persons September 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
Mansfield 2,355 +46 -314

Number of Unemployed Persons

Mansfield, Ohio Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Ohio
Unemployment Rate
Mansfield
Unemployment Rate
Mansfield
Unemployed
October
2022
3.7%
September
2022
3.5% 4.0% 4.6% 2,355
August
2022
3.7% 4.0% 4.5% 2,309
July
2022
3.5% 3.9% 4.3% 2,217
June
2022
3.6% 3.9% 4.2% 2,176
May
2022
3.6% 3.9% 4.2% 2,171
April
2022
3.6% 4.0% 4.2% 2,195
March
2022
3.6% 4.1% 4.3% 2,233
February
2022
3.8% 4.2% 4.4% 2,300
January
2022
4.0% 4.3% 4.6% 2,369
December
2021
3.9% 4.5% 4.9% 2,505
November
2021
4.2% 4.5% 4.8% 2,495

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.