United States Unemployment Rate Report

United States Unemployment by State

United States Unemployment 6.7%

United States Historical Unemployment Trends

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Since 2005 the employment rate in the United States as ranged from 2.5% in May of 1953 to 14.7% in April of 2020. The current unemployment rate for the United States is 7.1%. See how local areas compare to United States unemployment rate by using our Unemployment Compare Tool!

US Unemployment Rate By Month

2020 US Unemployment Rate
Month/Year National %
1/2020 3.6%
2/2020 3.5%
3/2020 4.4%
4/2020 14.7%
5/2020 13.3%
6/2020 11.1%
7/2020 10.2%
8/2020 8.4%
9/2020 7.9%
10/2020 6.9%
11/2020 6.7%

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