Best and Worst Job Markets

Job Market Competition

Unemployed per Job Posting

How hard is it to find a job in your city? Here’s the number of unemployed per job posting
for the 50 most populous metropolitan areas in the U.S.

Updated April 2010

Rank Change Metropolitian Area Job posting icon Job Postings vs. Unemployment icon Unemployed Persons Ratio
1   Washington, DC Job posting icon Unemployment icon 1:1
2   San Jose, CA Job posting icon Unemployment icon 1:1
3   Baltimore, MD Job posting icon Unemployment iconUnemployment icon 1:2
4   New York, NY Job posting icon Unemployment iconUnemployment icon 1:2
5   Salt Lake City, UT Job posting icon Unemployment iconUnemployment icon 1:2
6 1 Oklahoma City, OK Job posting icon Unemployment iconUnemployment icon 1:2
7 -1 Hartford, CT Job posting icon Unemployment iconUnemployment icon 1:2
8   Boston, MA Job posting icon Unemployment iconUnemployment icon 1:2
9 1 Seattle, WA Job posting icon Unemployment iconUnemployment iconUnemployment icon 1:3
10 1 Austin, TX Job posting icon Unemployment iconUnemployment iconUnemployment icon 1:3
11 -2 Denver, CO Job posting icon Unemployment iconUnemployment iconUnemployment icon 1:3
12   Milwaukee, WI Job posting icon Unemployment iconUnemployment iconUnemployment icon 1:3
13   San Antonio, TX Job posting icon Unemployment iconUnemployment iconUnemployment icon 1:3
14   San Francisco, CA Job posting icon Unemployment iconUnemployment iconUnemployment icon 1:3
15   St. Paul, MN Job posting icon Unemployment iconUnemployment iconUnemployment icon 1:3
16 2 Cleveland, OH Job posting icon Unemployment iconUnemployment iconUnemployment icon 1:3
17 -1 Virginia Beach, VA Job posting icon Unemployment iconUnemployment iconUnemployment icon 1:3
18 1 Richmond, VA Job posting icon Unemployment iconUnemployment iconUnemployment icon 1:3
19 -2 Kansas City, MO Job posting icon Unemployment iconUnemployment iconUnemployment iconUnemployment icon 1:4
20 6 New Orleans, LA Job posting icon Unemployment iconUnemployment iconUnemployment iconUnemployment icon 1:4
21 6 Pittsburgh, PA Job posting icon Unemployment iconUnemployment iconUnemployment iconUnemployment icon 1:4
22 -1 Atlanta, GA Job posting icon Unemployment iconUnemployment iconUnemployment iconUnemployment icon 1:4
23 -3 Indianapolis, IN Job posting icon Unemployment iconUnemployment iconUnemployment iconUnemployment icon 1:4
24 1 Phoenix, AZ Job posting icon Unemployment iconUnemployment iconUnemployment iconUnemployment icon 1:4
25 4 Buffalo, NY Job posting icon Unemployment iconUnemployment iconUnemployment iconUnemployment icon 1:4
26 -3 Birmingham, AL Job posting icon Unemployment iconUnemployment iconUnemployment iconUnemployment icon 1:4
27 -3 Dallas, TX Job posting icon Unemployment iconUnemployment iconUnemployment iconUnemployment icon 1:4
28 -6 Columbus, OH Job posting icon Unemployment iconUnemployment iconUnemployment iconUnemployment icon 1:4
29 -1 Philadelphia, PA Job posting icon Unemployment iconUnemployment iconUnemployment iconUnemployment icon 1:4
30 1 Charlotte, NC Job posting icon Unemployment iconUnemployment iconUnemployment iconUnemployment icon 1:4
31 -1 Nashville, TN Job posting icon Unemployment iconUnemployment iconUnemployment iconUnemployment icon 1:4
32   Providence, RI Job posting icon Unemployment iconUnemployment iconUnemployment iconUnemployment icon 1:4
33 6 Louisville, KY Job posting icon Unemployment iconUnemployment iconUnemployment iconUnemployment icon 1:4
34 -1 San Diego, CA Job posting icon Unemployment iconUnemployment iconUnemployment iconUnemployment iconUnemployment icon 1:5
35 1 Cincinnati, OH Job posting icon Unemployment iconUnemployment iconUnemployment iconUnemployment iconUnemployment icon 1:5
36 -1 Houston, TX Job posting icon Unemployment iconUnemployment iconUnemployment iconUnemployment iconUnemployment icon 1:5
37   Memphis, TN Job posting icon Unemployment iconUnemployment iconUnemployment iconUnemployment iconUnemployment icon 1:5
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