MAP: See which Houston ZIP codes have highest per-capita unemployment filings

Many businesses across Houston have laid off employees in response to the coronavirus. (Courtesy Visit Houston)
Many businesses across Houston have laid off employees in response to the coronavirus. (Courtesy Visit Houston)

Many businesses across Houston have laid off employees in response to the coronavirus. (Courtesy Visit Houston)

With an estimated 400,000 unemployment claims filed in the Greater Houston area, every community has been affected by the economic fallout amid the pandemic.

A ZIP code snapshot of claims as of April 27 shows that some areas are feeling the economic effects more harshly than others.


Houston unemployment by ZIP code: Explore the map below to view unemployment filings by ZIP code, based on the number of filings per 1,000 people.



Source: Texas Workforce Commission • Graphic by Matt Dulin/Community Impact Newspaper