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Mansfield, Ohio Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Mansfield fell 0.2 percentage points in February 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. You can also compare Mansfield unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate February 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
National 6.2% -0.1 +2.7
Ohio 5.0% -0.3 +0.3
Mansfield 5.7% -0.2 +1.1
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with February 2021 data as March 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 7,856 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. Mansfield employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Mansfield, Ohio) is also available.

Unemployed Persons February 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
Mansfield 3,045 -106 +644

Number of Unemployed Persons

Mansfield, Ohio Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Ohio
Unemployment Rate
Mansfield
Unemployment Rate
Mansfield
Unemployed
March
2021
6.0%
February
2021
6.2% 5.0% 5.7% 3,045
January
2021
6.3% 5.3% 5.9% 3,151
December
2020
6.7% 5.6% 6.2% 3,324
November
2020
6.7% 5.6% 6.5% 3,475
October
2020
6.9% 5.6% 6.7% 3,610
September
2020
7.8% 7.4% 8.7% 4,611
August
2020
8.4% 9.0% 8.9% 4,687
July
2020
10.2% 9.3% 9.1% 4,677
June
2020
11.1% 10.3% 11.2% 5,881
May
2020
13.3% 14.9% 16.2% 8,617
April
2020
14.8% 16.4% 20.4% 10,901

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.