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Mansfield, Ohio Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Mansfield rose 0.5 percentage points in May 2021 to 5.7%. 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 14.7 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 5.2% in October 2020, the unemployment rate has now grown by 0.5 percentage points. You can also compare Mansfield unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate May 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
National 5.8% -0.3 -7.5
Ohio 5.0% +0.3 -9.9
Mansfield 5.7% +0.5 -12.6
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with May 2021 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 10,349. There are now 7,531 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 147. Mansfield employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Mansfield, Ohio) is also available.

Unemployed Persons May 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
Mansfield 2,818 +80 -6,891

Number of Unemployed Persons

Mansfield, Ohio Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Ohio
Unemployment Rate
Mansfield
Unemployment Rate
Mansfield
Unemployed
June
2021
5.9%
May
2021
5.8% 5.0% 5.7% 2,818
April
2021
6.1% 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
6.3% 5.3% 5.7% 3,044
December
2020
6.7% 5.6% 5.3% 2,757
November
2020
6.7% 5.6% 5.3% 2,720
October
2020
6.9% 5.6% 5.2% 2,671
September
2020
7.8% 7.4% 7.8% 4,056
August
2020
8.4% 9.0% 9.5% 4,990
July
2020
10.2% 9.3% 10.4% 5,404

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.