Metro Chicago Unemployment Level Heat Map - January 2021

Over 15% 10-15% 8-10% 6-8% 4-6% 2-4% 0-2%
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Unemployment Rates for Selected Locations in Metro Chicago

Place NameCurrent RatePrevious Month Rate6 Months Ago1 Year Ago
Addison
5.60% 6.80%14.40%3.20%
Algonquin
5.70% 6.30%14.00%2.70%
Arlington Heights
5.60% 6.10%12.20%2.00%
Aurora
6.10% 6.40%13.50%3.80%
Bartlett
5.60% 6.40%13.80%2.30%
Batavia
5.70% 5.30%11.20%3.20%
Berwyn
7.60% 9.30%19.50%3.10%
Bolingbrook
6.60% 7.80%15.90%2.60%
Buffalo Grove
5.10% 5.30%11.40%2.80%
Burbank
6.30% 8.10%17.40%3.20%
Calumet City
12.50% 14.90%21.90%4.80%
Carol Stream
5.20% 6.20%14.30%2.20%
Carpentersville
7.10% 6.60%15.60%7.10%
Chicago
8.80% 10.50%18.60%3.10%
Chicago Heights
10.80% 11.90%17.60%5.50%
Cicero
6.60% 8.30%17.90%3.50%
Cook County
7.90% 9.40%17.40%2.90%
Crown Point
4.70% 5.20%14.10%3.70%
Crystal Lake
5.50% 6.00%13.20%2.30%
DeKalb
6.50% 6.80%13.40%3.90%
DeKalb County
5.60% 5.60%12.20%3.90%
Des Plaines
5.90% 7.20%16.10%2.60%
Dolton
14.50% 17.40%23.80%4.50%
Downers Grove
5.40% 5.80%11.30%1.90%
DuPage County
5.40% 6.20%13.00%2.20%
East Chicago
11.70% 13.00%20.80%6.90%
Elgin
7.00% 7.10%15.40%6.00%
Elk Grove Village
5.80% 6.80%15.10%2.30%
Elmhurst
5.30% 6.10%11.60%2.00%
Elmwood Park
6.60% 8.10%16.90%2.50%
Evanston
6.30% 6.90%13.00%2.20%
Gary
15.10% 15.70%21.70%6.70%
Glen Ellyn
5.80% 6.20%11.90%1.90%
Glendale Heights
5.80% 7.40%15.40%2.60%
Glenview
5.50% 6.20%13.20%2.00%
Grundy County
5.50% 6.00%13.90%3.50%
Gurnee
5.30% 5.30%11.70%3.30%
Hammond
8.40% 8.70%16.20%5.40%
Hanover Park
5.90% 7.40%15.80%3.80%
Harvey
15.70% 18.40%23.60%5.70%
Highland Park
5.60% 5.10%9.60%2.60%
Hobart
6.60% 6.50%17.40%5.20%
Hoffman Estates
5.50% 6.50%14.40%2.20%
Homer Glen
5.20% 6.10%13.50%2.30%
Huntley
5.50% 6.60%14.30%2.50%
Jasper County
4.20% 4.50%10.40%3.40%
Joliet
7.50% 8.70%17.50%3.90%
Kane County
6.10% 5.90%13.30%4.50%
Kankakee
9.50% 8.70%14.90%8.60%
Kankakee County
6.00% 5.70%12.00%5.40%
Kendall County
5.30% 6.20%13.80%2.60%
Lake County
5.70% 5.50%11.50%4.20%
Lake County
7.40% 7.80%15.60%4.80%
Lake in the Hills
5.80% 6.40%15.20%2.60%
Lansing
9.90% 11.00%18.00%3.80%
LaPorte County
6.90% 7.00%15.50%4.10%
LaSalle County
5.80% 5.60%13.60%5.30%
Lockport
5.10% 6.00%13.40%2.30%
Lombard
5.70% 6.50%13.60%2.20%
Maywood
14.50% 17.10%24.90%4.80%
McHenry
5.20% 6.00%13.10%2.60%
McHenry County
5.40% 6.10%13.30%2.70%
Melrose Park
6.20% 7.60%16.20%3.60%
Merrillville
8.30% 9.00%17.50%5.40%
Michigan City
9.80% 10.20%19.80%4.20%
Mount Prospect
5.40% 6.50%13.50%2.00%
Mundelein
5.20% 5.10%11.80%4.30%
Naperville
5.20% 5.80%11.40%2.00%
New Lenox
4.50% 5.30%12.50%2.40%
Newton County
4.00% 4.00%10.20%3.80%
Niles
6.10% 8.20%18.10%2.50%
North Chicago
7.50% 7.80%13.50%6.10%
Northbrook
6.40% 6.60%12.80%2.10%
Oak Forest
6.10% 7.10%16.00%3.00%
Oak Lawn
6.90% 8.00%16.90%2.80%
Oak Park
6.50% 7.20%13.20%2.10%
Orland Park
5.60% 6.50%14.20%2.30%
Oswego
5.20% 6.30%13.40%2.30%
Palatine
5.30% 5.90%13.00%2.40%
Park Forest
11.40% 13.30%20.70%4.20%
Park Ridge
5.60% 6.40%13.50%2.20%
Plainfield
5.20% 5.90%13.60%2.10%
Portage
6.60% 6.90%16.50%4.30%
Porter County
5.20% 5.40%13.20%3.50%
Romeoville
7.30% 8.50%17.80%3.40%
Round Lake Beach
6.50% 6.20%13.50%8.50%
Schaumburg
5.30% 6.40%14.00%2.10%
Schererville
4.90% 4.90%12.30%3.40%
Skokie
6.60% 8.50%18.40%2.10%
St. Charles
5.10% 4.80%12.00%3.10%
Streamwood
6.00% 7.20%15.80%3.00%
Tinley Park
5.70% 6.30%14.70%2.20%
Valparaiso
4.70% 5.20%12.40%3.00%
Vernon Hills
5.00% 5.00%11.20%2.90%
Waukegan
6.40% 6.60%12.80%6.30%
West Chicago
4.70% 5.20%11.00%3.60%
Westmont
5.40% 6.40%13.70%2.10%
Wheaton
5.00% 5.50%11.20%1.80%
Wheeling
5.00% 5.90%13.60%2.40%
Will County
6.30% 7.30%15.10%3.00%
Wilmette
5.40% 6.00%10.60%1.70%
Woodridge
5.40% 6.20%13.50%2.10%
Woodstock
5.20% 6.10%12.90%2.80%
Zion
8.00% 8.40%15.80%6.30%

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