Houston, TX Unemployment Rate Report

Houston, TX Historical Unemployment Trends

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Since 2005 the unemployment rate in Houston, Texas has ranged from 3.8% in April 2008 to 9.7% in June 1993. The current unemployment rate for Houston is 4.1% in September 2018. See how other local areas compare by using our Unemployment Compare tool.

Houston, TX Unemployment Rate by Month

Moderate Unemployment Area
Houston, TX Current Unemployment - 4.1%
Houston, TX Unemployment Rate
Month/Year Houston, TX% Texas% National %
1 / 2018 4.6% 4.2% 4.1%
2 / 2018 4.6% 4.1% 4.1%
3 / 2018 4.5% 4.1% 4.1%
4 / 2018 4.2% 3.8% 3.9%
5 / 2018 4.1% 3.7% 3.8%
6 / 2018 4.5% 4.2% 4.0%
7 / 2018 4.3% 4.0% 3.9%
8 / 2018 4.2% 3.9% 3.9%
9 / 2018 4.1% 3.7% 3.7%

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