Buffalo, NY Unemployment Rate Report

Buffalo, NY Historical Unemployment Trends

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Since 2005 the unemployment rate in Buffalo, New York has ranged from 4.6% in October 2018 to 21.5% in April 2020. The current unemployment rate for Buffalo is 9.3% in November 2020. See how other local areas compare by using our Unemployment Compare tool.

Buffalo, NY Unemployment Rate by Month

High Unemployment Area
Buffalo, NY Current Unemployment - 9.3%
Buffalo, NY Unemployment Rate
Month/Year Buffalo, NY% New-York% National %
1 / 2020 5.8% 4.1% 3.6%
2 / 2020 5.4% 3.9% 3.5%
3 / 2020 5.7% 4.2% 4.4%
4 / 2020 21.5% 15.1% 14.7%
5 / 2020 17.3% 14.2% 13.3%
6 / 2020 18.0% 15.5% 11.1%
7 / 2020 20.2% 16.0% 10.2%
8 / 2020 16.3% 12.5% 8.4%
9 / 2020 10.6% 9.3% 7.9%
10 / 2020 10.9% 9.0% 6.9%
11 / 2020 9.3% 8.1% 6.7%

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