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Mansfield, Ohio Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Mansfield fell 4.2 percentage points in May 2020 to 16.2%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 2.3 percentage points higher than the Ohio rate. The unemployment rate in Mansfield peaked in April 2020 at 20.4% and is now 4.2 percentage points lower. You can also compare Mansfield unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate May 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
National 13.3% -1.4 +9.7
Ohio 13.9% -3.7 +9.8
Mansfield 16.2% -4.2 +11.8
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with May 2020 data as June 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 10,901. There are now 2,357 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. Mansfield employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Mansfield, Ohio) is also available.

Unemployed Persons May 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
Mansfield 8,544 -2,357 +6,246

Number of Unemployed Persons

Mansfield, Ohio Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Ohio
Unemployment Rate
Mansfield
Unemployment Rate
Mansfield
Unemployed
June
2020
11.1% 10.9%
May
2020
13.3% 13.9% 16.2% 8,544
April
2020
14.7% 17.6% 20.4% 10,901
March
2020
4.4% 5.8% 4.9% 2,478
February
2020
3.5% 4.1% 4.6% 2,401
January
2020
3.6% 4.1% 4.6% 2,377
December
2019
3.5% 4.1% 4.5% 2,320
November
2019
3.5% 4.1% 4.5% 2,341
October
2019
3.6% 4.1% 4.5% 2,360
September
2019
3.5% 4.1% 4.6% 2,376
August
2019
3.7% 4.2% 4.6% 2,378
July
2019
3.7% 4.2% 4.5% 2,359

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.