Louisville, KY Unemployment Rate Report

Louisville, KY Historical Unemployment Trends

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Since 2005 the unemployment rate in Louisville, Kentucky has ranged from 3.0% in December 1998 to 16.5% in April 2020. The current unemployment rate for Louisville is 7.9% in August 2020. See how other local areas compare by using our Unemployment Compare tool.

Louisville, KY Unemployment Rate by Month

Moderate Unemployment Area
Louisville, KY Current Unemployment - 7.9%
Louisville, KY Unemployment Rate
Month/Year Louisville, KY% Kentucky% National %
1 / 2020 4.1% 4.8% 3.6%
2 / 2020 3.7% 4.4% 3.5%
3 / 2020 4.7% 5.3% 4.4%
4 / 2020 16.5% 16.2% 14.7%
5 / 2020 11.7% 10.7% 13.3%
6 / 2020 5.3% 5.0% 11.1%
7 / 2020 6.4% 5.0% 10.2%
8 / 2020 7.9% 7.5% 8.4%

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