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Mansfield, Ohio Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Mansfield fell 0.0 percentage points in July 2019 to 4.2%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.2 percentage points higher than the Ohio rate. The unemployment rate in Mansfield peaked in June 2009 at 13.4% and is now 9.2 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 4.2% in June 2019, the unemployment rate has now grown by 0.0 percentage points. You can also compare Mansfield unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate July 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
National 3.7% 0.0 -0.2
Ohio 4.0% 0.0 -0.6
Mansfield 4.2% 0.0 -0.6
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with July 2019 data as August 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 June 2009 at 8,321. There are now 6,057 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. From a recent trough of 2,246 in June 2019, the number of unemployed has now grown by 18. Mansfield employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Mansfield, Ohio) is also available.

Unemployed Persons July 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
Mansfield 2,264 +18 -271

Number of Unemployed Persons

Mansfield, Ohio Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Ohio
Unemployment Rate
Mansfield
Unemployment Rate
Mansfield
Unemployed
September
2019
3.5%
August
2019
3.7% 4.1%
July
2019
3.7% 4.0% 4.2% 2,264
June
2019
3.7% 4.0% 4.2% 2,246
May
2019
3.6% 4.1% 4.3% 2,294
April
2019
3.6% 4.2% 4.5% 2,397
March
2019
3.8% 4.4% 4.8% 2,526
February
2019
3.8% 4.6% 4.9% 2,587
January
2019
4.0% 4.7% 4.9% 2,612
December
2018
3.9% 4.6% 4.9% 2,581
November
2018
3.7% 4.6% 4.9% 2,573
October
2018
3.8% 4.6% 4.9% 2,551

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.