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Mansfield, Ohio Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Mansfield fell 0.3 percentage points in November 2021 to 5.5%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.7 percentage points higher than the Ohio rate. The unemployment rate in Mansfield peaked in April 2020 at 20.4% and is now 14.9 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 5.2% in October 2020, the unemployment rate has now grown by 0.3 percentage points. You can also compare Mansfield unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate November 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
National 4.2% -0.4 -2.5
Ohio 4.8% -0.3 -0.8
Mansfield 5.5% -0.3 +0.2
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with November 2021 data as December 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 10,349. There are now 7,562 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. From a recent trough of 2,671 in October 2020, the number of unemployed has now grown by 116. Mansfield employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Mansfield, Ohio) is also available.

Unemployed Persons November 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
Mansfield 2,787 -179 +67

Number of Unemployed Persons

Mansfield, Ohio Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Ohio
Unemployment Rate
Mansfield
Unemployment Rate
Mansfield
Unemployed
December
2021
3.9%
November
2021
4.2% 4.8% 5.5% 2,787
October
2021
4.6% 5.1% 5.8% 2,966
September
2021
4.7% 5.3% 6.0% 3,073
August
2021
5.2% 5.4% 6.1% 3,097
July
2021
5.4% 5.4% 6.1% 3,031
June
2021
5.9% 5.2% 6.0% 2,959
May
2021
5.8% 5.0% 5.7% 2,819
April
2021
6.0% 4.7% 5.2% 2,738
March
2021
6.0% 4.7% 5.2% 2,711
February
2021
6.2% 5.0% 5.4% 2,863
January
2021
6.4% 5.3% 5.7% 3,044

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.