Unemployment Rate Over-the-Year Change in Metropolitan Areas


Unemployment Rate Over-the-Year Change in Metropolitan Areas
Annual Average Rankings
20072008
RankMetropolitan AreaRateRateChange
  United States 4.6 5.8 1.2
1 Lawton, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.4 3.8 -0.6
2 Oklahoma City, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.2 3.8 -0.4
3 Charleston, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.8 3.5 -0.3
3 Jonesboro, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 5.1 -0.3
3 Tulsa, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.0 3.7 -0.3
6 Fort Smith, AR-OK Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 5.0 -0.2
6 Morgantown, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.2 3.0 -0.2
8 Appleton, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.6 4.5 -0.1
8 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.0 4.9 -0.1
8 Oshkosh-Neenah, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.4 4.3 -0.1
8 Sioux City, IA-NE-SD Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.8 3.7 -0.1
12 Eau Claire, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.5 4.5 0.0
12 Green Bay, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.7 4.7 0.0
12 Hot Springs, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 5.5 0.0
12 Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.6 4.6 0.0
12 Madison, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.6 3.6 0.0
12 Midland, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 2.9 2.9 0.0
12 Pine Bluff, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 7.4 0.0
12 Racine, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.7 5.7 0.0
12 Texarkana, TX-Texarkana, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.7 4.7 0.0
21 Bismarck, ND Metropolitan Statistical Area 2.8 2.9 0.1
21 Cedar Rapids, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.8 3.9 0.1
21 Fargo, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 2.8 2.9 0.1
21 Fond du Lac, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.6 4.7 0.1
21 Iowa City, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 2.9 3.0 0.1
21 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 5.4 0.1
21 Odessa, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.4 3.5 0.1
21 Rapid City, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area 2.8 2.9 0.1
21 Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.7 3.8 0.1
30 Amarillo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.4 3.6 0.2
30 Casper, WY Metropolitan Statistical Area 2.6 2.8 0.2
30 Dubuque, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.0 4.2 0.2
30 Grand Forks, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.4 3.6 0.2
30 Gulfport-Biloxi, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 5.7 0.2
30 La Crosse, WI-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.0 4.2 0.2
30 Lawrence, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.8 4.0 0.2
30 Lincoln, NE Metropolitan Statistical Area 2.8 3.0 0.2
30 Lubbock, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.6 3.8 0.2
30 Monroe, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.5 4.7 0.2
30 Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.4 3.6 0.2
30 Sioux Falls, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area 2.5 2.7 0.2
30 Wausau, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.3 4.5 0.2
30 Wichita, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.1 4.3 0.2
44 Abilene, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.6 3.9 0.3
44 Ames, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 2.8 3.1 0.3
44 College Station-Bryan, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.8 4.1 0.3
44 Corpus Christi, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.4 4.7 0.3
44 Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.5 3.8 0.3
44 Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.8 4.1 0.3
44 Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.7 5.0 0.3
44 Jackson, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 5.5 0.3
44 Longview, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.9 4.2 0.3
44 Manhattan, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.3 3.6 0.3
44 Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.7 5.0 0.3
44 Pascagoula, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 6.2 0.3
44 Portsmouth, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA 3.3 3.6 0.3
44 Sheboygan, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.1 4.4 0.3
44 Topeka, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.6 4.9 0.3
44 Victoria, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.7 4.0 0.3
44 Waco, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.3 4.6 0.3
44 Wheeling, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.9 5.2 0.3
62 Alexandria, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.8 4.2 0.4
62 Anchorage, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 5.7 0.4
62 El Paso, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 6.3 0.4
62 Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.7 5.1 0.4
62 Lafayette, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 2.8 3.2 0.4
62 Lake Charles, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.6 4.0 0.4
62 Manchester, NH Metropolitan NECTA 3.5 3.9 0.4
62 Rochester-Dover, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA 3.4 3.8 0.4
62 Springfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 6.6 0.4
71 Anderson, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 6.9 0.5
71 Bangor, ME Metropolitan NECTA 4.8 5.3 0.5
71 Burlington-South Burlington, VT Metropolitan NECTA 3.4 3.9 0.5
71 Cheyenne, WY Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.5 4.0 0.5
71 Cumberland, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.9 5.4 0.5
71 Evansville, IN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.7 5.2 0.5
71 Fairbanks, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 5.8 0.5
71 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.3 4.8 0.5
71 Logan, UT-ID Metropolitan Statistical Area 2.1 2.6 0.5
71 San Angelo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.7 4.2 0.5
71 Shreveport-Bossier City, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.4 4.9 0.5
71 Steubenville-Weirton, OH-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 6.4 0.5
83 Baton Rouge, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.7 4.3 0.6
83 Bremerton-Silverdale, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.4 5.0 0.6
83 Columbia, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.7 4.3 0.6
83 Corvallis, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.1 4.7 0.6
83 Duluth, MN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 6.2 0.6
83 Jefferson City, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.2 4.8 0.6
83 Joplin, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.5 5.1 0.6
83 Kansas City, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.0 5.6 0.6
83 Mankato-North Mankato, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.8 4.4 0.6
83 Rochester, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.0 4.6 0.6
83 San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.1 4.7 0.6
83 Wenatchee-East Wenatchee, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.9 5.5 0.6
83 Yakima, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 6.9 0.6
96 Akron, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 6.1 0.7
96 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.7 4.4 0.7
96 Battle Creek, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 7.5 0.7
96 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 6.8 0.7
96 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.3 5.0 0.7
96 Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.4 5.1 0.7
96 Grand Junction, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.2 3.9 0.7
96 Hattiesburg, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.0 5.7 0.7
96 Hinesville-Fort Stewart, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.0 5.7 0.7
96 Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 2.6 3.3 0.7
96 Ithaca, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.4 4.1 0.7
96 Janesville, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 6.2 0.7
96 Laredo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.7 5.4 0.7
96 McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 7.3 0.7
96 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.4 5.1 0.7
96 Ogden-Clearfield, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area 2.8 3.5 0.7
96 Olympia, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.4 5.1 0.7
96 Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, ME Metropolitan NECTA 3.6 4.3 0.7
96 Salt Lake City, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area 2.5 3.2 0.7
96 Sherman-Denison, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.6 5.3 0.7
96 St. Joseph, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.4 5.1 0.7
96 Tyler, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.2 4.9 0.7
96 Wichita Falls, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.1 4.8 0.7
119 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.1 4.9 0.8
119 Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 6.3 0.8
119 Bellingham, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.2 5.0 0.8
119 Billings, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area 2.6 3.4 0.8
119 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH Metropolitan NECTA 4.1 4.9 0.8
119 Boulder, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.3 4.1 0.8
119 Brownsville-Harlingen, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 6.8 0.8
119 Cape Girardeau-Jackson, MO-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.7 5.5 0.8
119 Charlottesville, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 2.5 3.3 0.8
119 Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.0 5.8 0.8
119 Fort Collins-Loveland, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.4 4.2 0.8
119 Great Falls, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.3 4.1 0.8
119 Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.0 5.8 0.8
119 Lafayette, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.0 4.8 0.8
119 Lebanon, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.4 4.2 0.8
119 Lewiston-Auburn, ME Metropolitan NECTA 4.7 5.5 0.8
119 Lynchburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.4 4.2 0.8
119 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.5 4.3 0.8
119 Owensboro, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 6.0 0.8
119 Pittsburgh, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.3 5.1 0.8
119 Pittsfield, MA Metropolitan NECTA 4.3 5.1 0.8
119 Provo-Orem, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area 2.5 3.3 0.8
119 Roanoke, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.1 3.9 0.8
119 Spokane, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.8 5.6 0.8
119 Springfield, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA 5.1 5.9 0.8
119 St. Cloud, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.8 5.6 0.8
119 State College, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.5 4.3 0.8
119 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 2.9 3.7 0.8
147 Ann Arbor, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.8 5.7 0.9
147 Baltimore-Towson, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.6 4.5 0.9
147 Bay City, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 7.6 0.9
147 Binghamton, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.6 5.5 0.9
147 Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.0 4.9 0.9
147 Bloomington, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.1 5.0 0.9
147 Columbia, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.9 5.8 0.9
147 Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.7 5.6 0.9
147 Danbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA 3.6 4.5 0.9
147 Elmira, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.7 5.6 0.9
147 Erie, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.8 5.7 0.9
147 Farmington, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.1 4.0 0.9
147 Harrisonburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 2.7 3.6 0.9
147 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT Metropolitan NECTA 4.8 5.7 0.9
147 Jackson, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 8.4 0.9
147 Johnstown, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 6.2 0.9
147 Lancaster, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.4 4.3 0.9
147 Las Cruces, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.9 4.8 0.9
147 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.4 5.3 0.9
147 Peoria, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.6 5.5 0.9
147 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.0 4.9 0.9
147 Worcester, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA 4.8 5.7 0.9
147 York-Hanover, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.8 4.7 0.9
170 Altoona, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.2 5.2 1.0
170 Anderson, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.7 6.7 1.0
170 Bloomington-Normal, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.0 5.0 1.0
170 Bowling Green, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.7 5.7 1.0
170 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.9 5.9 1.0
170 Canton-Massillon, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 6.8 1.0
170 Columbus, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.6 4.6 1.0
170 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.9 4.9 1.0
170 Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.9 4.9 1.0
170 Fayetteville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 6.3 1.0
170 Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 7.0 1.0
170 Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.6 4.6 1.0
170 Huntsville, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 2.7 3.7 1.0
170 Indianapolis-Carmel, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.1 5.1 1.0
170 Kalamazoo-Portage, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 6.6 1.0
170 Lansing-East Lansing, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.7 6.7 1.0
170 Lexington-Fayette, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.3 5.3 1.0
170 Lima, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 7.3 1.0
170 Louisville-Jefferson County, KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 6.3 1.0
170 Mansfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 7.4 1.0
170 Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.7 5.7 1.0
170 New Haven, CT Metropolitan NECTA 4.8 5.8 1.0
170 Rochester, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.6 5.6 1.0
170 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.4 5.4 1.0
170 Santa Fe, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area 2.8 3.8 1.0
170 Springfield, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.7 5.7 1.0
170 Springfield, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.1 5.1 1.0
170 Trenton-Ewing, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.9 4.9 1.0
170 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.2 4.2 1.0
170 Williamsport, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.9 5.9 1.0
200 Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 7.0 1.1
200 Barnstable Town, MA Metropolitan NECTA 4.6 5.7 1.1
200 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT Metropolitan NECTA 4.1 5.2 1.1
200 Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.4 5.5 1.1
200 Columbus, GA-AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 6.3 1.1
200 Dayton, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 7.0 1.1
200 Decatur, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 7.0 1.1
200 Elizabethtown, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 6.4 1.1
200 Glens Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.4 5.5 1.1
200 Greeley, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.1 5.2 1.1
200 Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.1 5.2 1.1
200 Honolulu, HI Metropolitan Statistical Area 2.5 3.6 1.1
200 Kingston, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.4 5.5 1.1
200 Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner, MA Metropolitan NECTA 5.7 6.8 1.1
200 Michigan City-La Porte, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.1 6.2 1.1
200 Missoula, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.3 4.4 1.1
200 Napa, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.0 5.1 1.1
200 Niles-Benton Harbor, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 7.9 1.1
200 Norwich-New London, CT-RI Metropolitan NECTA 4.4 5.5 1.1
200 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.3 5.4 1.1
200 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.9 6.0 1.1
200 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.2 5.3 1.1
200 Richmond, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.1 4.2 1.1
200 Salem, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 6.4 1.1
200 St. Louis, MO-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area1 5.3 6.4 1.1
200 Syracuse, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.5 5.6 1.1
200 Terre Haute, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 6.6 1.1
200 Utica-Rome, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.5 5.6 1.1
200 Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 7.2 1.1
229 Albany, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 6.4 1.2
229 Albuquerque, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.4 4.6 1.2
229 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.4 5.6 1.2
229 Athens-Clarke County, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.8 5.0 1.2
229 Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 6.5 1.2
229 Champaign-Urbana, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.5 5.7 1.2
229 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.9 6.1 1.2
229 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 8.7 1.2
229 Florence, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 7.4 1.2
229 Fort Wayne, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.7 5.9 1.2
229 Idaho Falls, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area 2.2 3.4 1.2
229 Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.4 5.6 1.2
229 Macon, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.1 6.3 1.2
229 Pueblo, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.8 6.0 1.2
229 Reading, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.2 5.4 1.2
229 Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.9 6.1 1.2
229 Spartanburg, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 6.8 1.2
229 Warner Robins, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.0 5.2 1.2
229 Winchester, VA-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.1 4.3 1.2
248 Asheville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.7 5.0 1.3
248 Birmingham-Hoover, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.1 4.4 1.3
248 Colorado Springs, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.3 5.6 1.3
248 Danville, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 7.7 1.3
248 Goldsboro, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.6 5.9 1.3
248 Holland-Grand Haven, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 6.9 1.3
248 Jacksonville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.5 5.8 1.3
248 Muncie, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 6.6 1.3
248 Raleigh-Cary, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.7 5.0 1.3
248 Saginaw-Saginaw Township North, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 8.4 1.3
248 Salinas, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 8.4 1.3
248 Salisbury, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.1 5.4 1.3
248 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.4 5.7 1.3
248 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.8 6.1 1.3
248 Sandusky, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 7.3 1.3
248 Sumter, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 8.2 1.3
264 Danville, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 7.9 1.4
264 Dover, DE Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.4 4.8 1.4
264 Gadsden, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.8 5.2 1.4
264 Muskegon-Norton Shores, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 8.5 1.4
264 New Bedford, MA Metropolitan NECTA 6.4 7.8 1.4
264 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.9 6.3 1.4
264 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.6 6.0 1.4
264 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.3 5.7 1.4
264 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 7.3 1.4
264 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.3 5.7 1.4
264 Tuscaloosa, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.0 4.4 1.4
264 Winston-Salem, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.5 5.9 1.4
276 Auburn-Opelika, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.1 4.6 1.5
276 Brunswick, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.9 5.4 1.5
276 Burlington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.1 6.6 1.5
276 Eugene-Springfield, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 6.7 1.5
276 Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.8 5.3 1.5
276 Gainesville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 2.9 4.4 1.5
276 Greensboro-High Point, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.9 6.4 1.5
276 Greenville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 6.7 1.5
276 Lewiston, ID-WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.5 5.0 1.5
276 Ocean City, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 8.1 1.5
276 Pocatello, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.0 4.5 1.5
276 Toledo, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 7.9 1.5
276 Valdosta, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.0 5.5 1.5
276 Vallejo-Fairfield, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 6.8 1.5
276 Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 8.1 1.5
276 Waterbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA 6.0 7.5 1.5
292 Anniston-Oxford, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.4 5.0 1.6
292 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.6 6.2 1.6
292 Bakersfield-Delano, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.2 9.8 1.6
292 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.8 6.4 1.6
292 Dothan, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.1 4.7 1.6
292 Johnson City, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.5 6.1 1.6
292 Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 6.8 1.6
292 Mobile, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.4 5.0 1.6
292 Savannah, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.9 5.5 1.6
292 South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.0 6.6 1.6
292 St. George, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area 2.8 4.4 1.6
292 Tallahassee, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.1 4.7 1.6
292 Visalia-Porterville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.2 10.8 1.6
305 Chattanooga, TN-GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.2 5.9 1.7
305 Chico, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 8.4 1.7
305 Clarksville, TN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 7.1 1.7
305 Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 2.9 4.6 1.7
305 Decatur, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.1 4.8 1.7
305 Gainesville, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.7 5.4 1.7
305 Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 7.7 1.7
305 Jackson, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.1 6.8 1.7
305 Knoxville, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.7 5.4 1.7
305 Montgomery, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.4 5.1 1.7
305 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.0 5.7 1.7
305 Rome, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.8 6.5 1.7
305 Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 7.0 1.7
305 Wilmington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.1 5.8 1.7
319 Flagstaff, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.6 5.4 1.8
319 Hanford-Corcoran, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.7 10.5 1.8
321 Fresno, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.6 10.5 1.9
321 Longview, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 8.2 1.9
321 Madera-Chowchilla, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 9.4 1.9
324 Cleveland, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.7 6.7 2.0
324 Flint, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.2 10.2 2.0
324 Jacksonville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.8 5.8 2.0
324 Kankakee-Bradley, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 8.6 2.0
324 Monroe, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 8.6 2.0
324 Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.0 7.0 2.0
324 Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.5 5.5 2.0
331 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.8 6.9 2.1
331 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.9 6.0 2.1
331 Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.7 5.8 2.1
331 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.2 5.3 2.1
331 Tucson, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.6 5.7 2.1
336 Boise City-Nampa, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area 2.9 5.1 2.2
336 Kokomo, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 7.6 2.2
336 Medford, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.7 7.9 2.2
336 Morristown, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.1 7.3 2.2
336 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.7 5.9 2.2
336 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, RI-MA Metropolitan NECTA 5.4 7.6 2.2
342 Coeur d'Alene, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.2 5.5 2.3
342 Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.4 6.7 2.3
342 Las Vegas-Paradise, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.7 7.0 2.3
342 Modesto, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.7 11.0 2.3
342 Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.2 6.5 2.3
342 Stockton, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.1 10.4 2.3
348 Merced, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.1 12.5 2.4
348 Prescott, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.6 6.0 2.4
348 Rockford, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 8.8 2.4
348 Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.2 6.6 2.4
352 Carson City, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.0 7.5 2.5
352 Redding, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 10.0 2.5
352 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 8.3 2.5
352 Rocky Mount, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 8.6 2.5
356 Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.0 6.6 2.6
356 Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 8.0 2.6
356 Yuba City, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.5 12.1 2.6
359 Naples-Marco Island, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.2 6.9 2.7
359 Reno-Sparks, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.5 7.2 2.7
361 North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.2 7.0 2.8
362 Dalton, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.7 7.6 2.9
362 Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.5 7.4 2.9
364 Port St. Lucie, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.1 8.1 3.0
365 Bend, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.0 8.2 3.2
365 Punta Gorda, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.9 8.1 3.2
367 Palm Coast, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 9.6 3.3
368 Ocala, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.4 7.8 3.4
369 Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.5 8.1 3.6
370 Elkhart-Goshen, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.6 8.5 3.9
371 El Centro, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 18.1 22.4 4.3
372 Yuma, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 13.5 17.9 4.4

1 Area boundaries do not reflect official OMB definitions.
NOTE: Rates shown are a percentage of the labor force. Data refer to place of residence. Areas in the six New England states are Metropolitan New England City and Town Areas (NECTAs), while areas in other states are county-based.

 

Last Modified Date: April 19, 2013