Columbus, MS Unemployment Rate Report

Columbus, MS Historical Unemployment Trends

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Since 2005 the unemployment rate in Columbus, Mississippi has ranged from 4.4% in November 2018 to 19.9% in March 2010. The current unemployment rate for Columbus is 10.0% in August 2020. See how other local areas compare by using our Unemployment Compare tool.

Columbus, MS Unemployment Rate by Month

High Unemployment Area
Columbus, MS Current Unemployment - 10.0%
Columbus, MS Unemployment Rate
Month/Year Columbus, MS% Mississippi% National %
1 / 2020 5.5% 5.4% 3.6%
2 / 2020 5.2% 5.1% 3.5%
3 / 2020 5.0% 4.8% 4.4%
4 / 2020 17.6% 15.7% 14.7%
5 / 2020 11.8% 10.4% 13.3%
6 / 2020 12.5% 9.8% 11.1%
7 / 2020 13.4% 10.1% 10.2%
8 / 2020 10.0% 7.9% 8.4%

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