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 3.1% in May 2019 to 9.7% in June 1993. The current unemployment rate for Houston is 3.5% in September 2019. 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 - 3.5%
Houston, TX Unemployment Rate
Month/Year Houston, TX% Texas% National %
1 / 2019 4.4% 4.2% 4.0%
2 / 2019 4.1% 3.9% 3.8%
3 / 2019 3.7% 3.5% 3.8%
4 / 2019 3.2% 3.0% 3.6%
5 / 2019 3.1% 2.9% 3.6%
6 / 2019 3.7% 3.6% 3.7%
7 / 2019 3.9% 3.7% 3.7%
8 / 2019 3.8% 3.6% 3.7%
9 / 2019 3.5% 3.3% 3.5%

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