Wilkes Barre, PA Unemployment Rate Report

Wilkes Barre, PA Historical Unemployment Trends

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Since 2005 the unemployment rate in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania has ranged from 4.6% in April 2000 to 12.7% in July 2012. The current unemployment rate for Wilkes-Barre is 6.1% in September 2019. See how other local areas compare by using our Unemployment Compare tool.

Wilkes Barre, PA Unemployment Rate by Month

Very High Unemployment Area
Wilkes Barre, PA Current Unemployment - 6.1%
Wilkes Barre, PA Unemployment Rate
Month/Year Wilkes Barre, PA% Pennsylvania% National %
1 / 2019 6.5% 4.2% 4.0%
2 / 2019 6.4% 4.2% 3.8%
3 / 2019 5.9% 3.9% 3.8%
4 / 2019 4.9% 3.2% 3.6%
5 / 2019 5.8% 3.8% 3.6%
6 / 2019 6.0% 4.0% 3.7%
7 / 2019 6.7% 4.6% 3.7%
8 / 2019 7.0% 4.5% 3.7%
9 / 2019 6.1% 3.9% 3.5%

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