U.S. unemployment rates for large metropolitan areas - May 2019

Monthly ranking of unemployment rates in the United States for larger metropolitan areas in May 2019

by Erin Duffin, last edited Jul 4, 2019
U.S. unemployment rates for large metropolitan areas - May 2019 This statistic shows the unemployment rates in the United States' larger metropolitan areas for the month of May 2019. As of May 2019, the unemployment rate in the New Orleans-Metairie, LA metropolitan area stood at 3.8 percent.
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Monthly ranking of unemployment rates in the United States for larger metropolitan areas in May 2019

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Unemployment rate
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 2.2%
Austin-Round Rock, TX 2.2%
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 2.2%
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 2.4%
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN 2.4%
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 2.6%
Birmingham-Hoover, AL 2.6%
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 2.7%
Salt Lake City, UT 2.7%
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 2.7%
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 2.8%
Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN 2.8%
Boston-Cambridge-Na shua, MA-NH2.8%
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA 2.8%
Oklahoma City, OK 2.9%
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 2.9%
Jacksonville, FL 3%
Columbus, OH 3%
Richmond, VA 3%
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 3.1%
Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN 3.1%
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA 3.1%
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 3.1%
Kansas City, MO-KS 3.1%
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 3.1%
St. Louis, MO-IL3.1%
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 3.2%
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 3.2%
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 3.3%
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 3.3%
Providence-War wick, RI-MA3.4%
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 3.4%
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 3.5%
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 3.5%
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 3.5%
Hartford-West Hartford-East H artford, CT3.6%
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 3.6%
Rochester, NY 3.6%
Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN 3.6%
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 3.6%
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 3.6%
Raleigh, NC 3.6%
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC 3.7%
Pittsburgh, PA 3.7%
New Orleans-Metairie, LA 3.8%
Memphis, TN-MS-AR 3.8%
Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY 3.8%
Cleveland-Elyria, OH 3.9%
Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV 4%
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 4%
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI 4.3%
Unemployment rate
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 2.2%
Austin-Round Rock, TX 2.2%
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 2.2%
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 2.4%
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN 2.4%
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 2.6%
Birmingham-Hoover, AL 2.6%
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 2.7%
Salt Lake City, UT 2.7%
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 2.7%
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 2.8%
Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN 2.8%
Boston-Cambridge-Na shua, MA-NH2.8%
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA 2.8%
Oklahoma City, OK 2.9%
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 2.9%
Jacksonville, FL 3%
Columbus, OH 3%
Richmond, VA 3%
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 3.1%
Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN 3.1%
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA 3.1%
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 3.1%
Kansas City, MO-KS 3.1%
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 3.1%
St. Louis, MO-IL3.1%
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 3.2%
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 3.2%
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 3.3%
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 3.3%
Providence-War wick, RI-MA3.4%
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 3.4%
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 3.5%
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 3.5%
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 3.5%
Hartford-West Hartford-East H artford, CT3.6%
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 3.6%
Rochester, NY 3.6%
Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN 3.6%
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 3.6%
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 3.6%
Raleigh, NC 3.6%
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC 3.7%
Pittsburgh, PA 3.7%
New Orleans-Metairie, LA 3.8%
Memphis, TN-MS-AR 3.8%
Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY 3.8%
Cleveland-Elyria, OH 3.9%
Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV 4%
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 4%
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI 4.3%
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by Erin Duffin, last edited Jul 4, 2019
This statistic shows the unemployment rates in the United States' larger metropolitan areas for the month of May 2019. As of May 2019, the unemployment rate in the New Orleans-Metairie, LA metropolitan area stood at 3.8 percent.
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