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 2.4% in April 2007 to 8.7% in September 2009. The current unemployment rate for Seattle is 3.5% in November 2016. 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 - 3.5%
Seattle, WA Unemployment Rate
Month/Year Seattle, WA% Washington% National %
1 / 2016 4.7% 6.5% 4.9%
2 / 2016 4.4% 6.3% 4.9%
3 / 2016 4.2% 6.0% 5.0%
4 / 2016 3.9% 5.6% 5.0%
5 / 2016 4.1% 5.5% 4.7%
6 / 2016 3.9% 5.5% 4.9%
7 / 2016 4.1% 5.7% 4.9%
8 / 2016 3.6% 5.4% 4.9%
9 / 2016 3.6% 5.1% 4.9%
10 / 2016 3.4% 5.0% 4.8%
11 / 2016 3.5% 5.2% 4.6%

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