Detroit, MI Unemployment Rate Report

Detroit, MI Historical Unemployment Trends

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Since 2005 the unemployment rate in Detroit, Michigan has ranged from 5.1% in April 2000 to 28.4% in June 2009. The current unemployment rate for Detroit is 9.4% in August 2017. See how other local areas compare by using our Unemployment Compare tool.

Detroit, MI Unemployment Rate by Month

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Detroit, MI Current Unemployment - 9.4%
Detroit, MI Unemployment Rate
Month/Year Detroit, MI% Michigan% National %
1 / 2017 12.3% 5.7% 4.8%
2 / 2017 12.0% 5.7% 4.7%
3 / 2017 10.3% 4.8% 4.5%
4 / 2017 8.4% 3.7% 4.4%
5 / 2017 7.5% 3.7% 4.3%
6 / 2017 7.8% 4.0% 4.4%
7 / 2017 9.6% 4.9% 4.3%
8 / 2017 9.4% 4.6% 4.4%

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