Unemployment Rates

2019 Monthly Unemployment Rates

Month City of Muskogee Muskogee County State of Oklahoma United States
January 2019 3.9 4.3 3.7 4.0
February 2019 3.7 4.0 3.5 3.8
March 2019 3.5 3.6 3.2 3.8
April 2019 3.1 3.1 2.8 3.6
May 2019 3.7 3.8 3.2 3.6
June 2019 4.3 4.4 3.5 3.7
July 2019 4.9 4.9 3.4 3.7
August 2019 3.8 4.0 3.3 3.7
September 2019 3.5 3.6 3.1 3.5
October 2019 3.6 3.7 3.4 3.6
November 2019 3.4 3.6 3.2 3.5
December 2019 3.4 3.6 3.2 3.5

Annual Unemployment Rates

City of Muskogee Muskogee County State of Oklahoma United States
2013 6.5 5.3 7.95
2014 5.7 4.5 6.15
2015 5.1 4.4 5.27
2016 5.4 4.8 4.87
2017 5.1 4.2 4.34
2018 4.0 3.4 3.89
2019 3.9 3.3 3.66
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, National, State and Local Area Unemployment Rates, 2013-2019

Unemployment by Industry, 45 Minute Commute

Industry Unemployed (3/2020) % of Regional Unemployment
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting 3 0%
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction 4 0%
Utilities 5 1%
Construction 134 14%
Manufacturing 200 21%
Wholesale Trade 60 6%
Retail Trade 80 8%
Transportation and Warehousing 48 5%
Information 12 1%
Finance and Insurance 23 2%
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 28 3%
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services 16 2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 0 0%
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services 121 13%
Educational Services 11 1%
Health Care and Social Assistance 105 11%
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation 4 0%
Accommodation and Food Services 36 4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 14 1%
Government 40 4%
No Previous Work Experience/Unspecified 0 0%

Source: Economy Overview Report, Muskogee – 45 min commute; Economic Modeling Specialist, Inc. (EMSI) For following counties: Adair, Cherokee, Creek, Haskell, McIntosh, Mays, Muskogee, Okmulgee, Rogers, Sequoyah, Tulsa, Wagoner