Seattle, WA Unemployment Rate Report

Seattle, WA Historical Unemployment Trends

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Since 2005 the unemployment rate in Seattle, Washington has ranged from 3.1% in April 2008 to 8.9% in January 2010. The current unemployment rate for Seattle is 4.2% in October 2014. See how other local areas compare by using our Unemployment Compare tool.

Seattle, WA Unemployment Rate by Month

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Seattle, WA Current Unemployment - 4.2%
2014 Seattle, WA Unemployment Rate
Month/Year Seattle, WA% Washington% National %
1 / 2014 4.7% 6.9% 6.6%
2 / 2014 4.9% 7.3% 6.7%
3 / 2014 4.8% 6.9% 6.7%
4 / 2014 4.0% 5.6% 6.3%
5 / 2014 4.4% 6.1% 6.3%
6 / 2014 4.4% 5.3% 6.1%
7 / 2014 4.6% 5.4% 6.2%
8 / 2014 4.7% 5.7% 6.1%
9 / 2014 4.6% 5.4% 5.9%
10 / 2014 4.2% 5.8% 5.8%

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