Rockford, IL Unemployment Rate Report

Rockford, IL Historical Unemployment Trends

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Since 2005 the unemployment rate in Rockford, Illinois has ranged from 4.2% in April 2000 to 23.6% in April 2020. The current unemployment rate for Rockford is 14.1% in August 2020. See how other local areas compare by using our Unemployment Compare tool.

Rockford, IL Unemployment Rate by Month

Very High Unemployment Area
Rockford, IL Current Unemployment - 14.1%
Rockford, IL Unemployment Rate
Month/Year Rockford, IL% Illinois% National %
1 / 2020 8.9% 4.0% 3.6%
2 / 2020 5.5% 3.5% 3.5%
3 / 2020 5.1% 4.2% 4.4%
4 / 2020 23.6% 16.8% 14.7%
5 / 2020 21.4% 14.8% 13.3%
6 / 2020 18.6% 14.6% 11.1%
7 / 2020 16.2% 11.5% 10.2%
8 / 2020 14.1% 10.9% 8.4%

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