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 3.0% in April 2015 to 8.9% in January 2010. The current unemployment rate for Seattle is 4.2% in November 2015. See how other local areas compare by using our Unemployment Compare tool.

Seattle, WA Unemployment Rate by Month

Moderate Unemployment Area
Seattle, WA Current Unemployment - 4.2%
2015 Seattle, WA Unemployment Rate
Month/Year Seattle, WA% Washington% National %
1 / 2015 4.3% 7.0% 5.7%
2 / 2015 4.3% 6.8% 5.5%
3 / 2015 3.7% 5.7% 5.5%
4 / 2015 3.0% 5.0% 5.4%
5 / 2015 3.4% 5.3% 5.5%
6 / 2015 3.6% 5.3% 5.3%
7 / 2015 3.7% 5.3% 5.3%
8 / 2015 3.3% 5.0% 5.1%
9 / 2015 3.6% 4.8% 5.1%
10 / 2015 3.8% 5.0% 5.0%
11 / 2015 4.2% 5.4% 5.0%

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