Unemployment Rate Over-the-Year Change in Metropolitan Areas


Unemployment Rate Over-the-Year Change in Metropolitan Areas
Annual Average Rankings
20112012
RankMetropolitan AreaRateRateChange
  United States 8.9 8.1 -0.8
1 St. George, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.7 6.6 -2.1
2 Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.0 9.0 -2.0
2 Ocala, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.2 10.2 -2.0
4 Las Vegas-Paradise, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area 13.6 11.7 -1.9
5 Canton-Massillon, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.3 7.5 -1.8
5 Elkhart-Goshen, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.0 9.2 -1.8
5 Mansfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.3 8.5 -1.8
5 Monroe, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.8 8.0 -1.8
5 North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.6 8.8 -1.8
5 Stockton, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 16.8 15.0 -1.8
5 Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.7 8.9 -1.8
12 Bakersfield-Delano, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 15.0 13.3 -1.7
12 Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.6 8.9 -1.7
12 El Centro, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 28.9 27.2 -1.7
12 Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.3 10.6 -1.7
12 Joplin, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 6.0 -1.7
12 Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.6 9.9 -1.7
12 Lima, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.6 7.9 -1.7
12 Madera-Chowchilla, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 15.0 13.3 -1.7
12 Naples-Marco Island, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.2 8.5 -1.7
12 Port St. Lucie, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.1 10.4 -1.7
12 Punta Gorda, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.6 8.9 -1.7
12 Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.5 10.8 -1.7
24 Chico, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 13.6 12.0 -1.6
24 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.3 8.7 -1.6
24 Modesto, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 16.7 15.1 -1.6
24 Palm Coast, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 13.6 12.0 -1.6
24 Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.9 8.3 -1.6
24 Pascagoula, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.5 9.9 -1.6
24 Redding, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 14.9 13.3 -1.6
24 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 13.6 12.0 -1.6
24 Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.9 10.3 -1.6
24 Spartanburg, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.4 8.8 -1.6
34 Birmingham-Hoover, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 6.2 -1.5
34 Corpus Christi, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.0 6.5 -1.5
34 Dayton, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.2 7.7 -1.5
34 Florence, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.4 9.9 -1.5
34 Gadsden, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.5 7.0 -1.5
34 Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.5 7.0 -1.5
34 Jacksonville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.9 8.4 -1.5
34 Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.6 10.1 -1.5
34 Odessa, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 4.3 -1.5
34 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.2 8.7 -1.5
34 Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.8 9.3 -1.5
34 Provo-Orem, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 5.2 -1.5
34 Reno-Sparks, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.8 11.3 -1.5
34 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.5 8.0 -1.5
34 Springfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.9 7.4 -1.5
34 St. Joseph, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 5.7 -1.5
34 Yuba City, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 18.7 17.2 -1.5
51 Akron, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.4 7.0 -1.4
51 Anderson, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.8 8.4 -1.4
51 Battle Creek, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.3 7.9 -1.4
51 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.7 9.3 -1.4
51 Cleveland, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.3 7.9 -1.4
51 Danville, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.9 8.5 -1.4
51 Decatur, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.5 7.1 -1.4
51 Flint, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.9 9.5 -1.4
51 Fresno, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 16.4 15.0 -1.4
51 Hattiesburg, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.5 8.1 -1.4
51 Holland-Grand Haven, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.4 7.0 -1.4
51 Louisville-Jefferson County, KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.6 8.2 -1.4
51 Montgomery, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.6 7.2 -1.4
51 Muskegon-Norton Shores, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.3 8.9 -1.4
51 Salt Lake City, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 5.2 -1.4
51 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.4 8.0 -1.4
51 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.0 8.6 -1.4
51 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.7 7.3 -1.4
51 Springfield, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 6.3 -1.4
51 Toledo, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.5 8.1 -1.4
51 Vallejo-Fairfield, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.5 10.1 -1.4
72 Bend, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.7 11.4 -1.3
72 Bowling Green, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.5 7.2 -1.3
72 Brownsville-Harlingen, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.8 10.5 -1.3
72 Cape Girardeau-Jackson, MO-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 6.4 -1.3
72 Carson City, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.8 11.5 -1.3
72 Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.6 7.3 -1.3
72 Coeur d'Alene, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.9 8.6 -1.3
72 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.6 10.3 -1.3
72 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.1 6.8 -1.3
72 Jackson, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.0 8.7 -1.3
72 Kansas City, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.0 6.7 -1.3
72 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.4 10.1 -1.3
72 Merced, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 18.2 16.9 -1.3
72 Mobile, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.5 8.2 -1.3
72 Napa, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.1 7.8 -1.3
72 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.1 6.8 -1.3
72 Ogden-Clearfield, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 5.5 -1.3
72 Sandusky, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.8 7.5 -1.3
72 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.8 8.5 -1.3
72 Sumter, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.4 10.1 -1.3
72 Tuscaloosa, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.1 6.8 -1.3
93 Anniston-Oxford, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.6 7.4 -1.2
93 Boise City-Nampa, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.4 7.2 -1.2
93 Burlington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.3 9.1 -1.2
93 Casper, WY Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 4.9 -1.2
93 Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 6.3 -1.2
93 Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.0 6.8 -1.2
93 Jackson, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.6 8.4 -1.2
93 Kalamazoo-Portage, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.9 7.7 -1.2
93 Kokomo, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.2 9.0 -1.2
93 Lexington-Fayette, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 6.7 -1.2
93 Longview, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.0 10.8 -1.2
93 Morristown, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.0 9.8 -1.2
93 Owensboro, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.1 6.9 -1.2
93 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.6 7.4 -1.2
93 Prescott, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.8 8.6 -1.2
93 Rockford, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.8 11.6 -1.2
93 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.1 8.9 -1.2
93 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.4 11.2 -1.2
93 Sheboygan, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.8 6.6 -1.2
93 Victoria, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 5.6 -1.2
93 Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.4 8.2 -1.2
114 Auburn-Opelika, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 6.1 -1.1
114 Bay City, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.8 8.7 -1.1
114 Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.5 7.4 -1.1
114 Clarksville, TN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.9 8.8 -1.1
114 Columbia, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 4.8 -1.1
114 Columbus, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 6.3 -1.1
114 Gainesville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 6.6 -1.1
114 Greenville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.1 9.0 -1.1
114 Gulfport-Biloxi, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.8 8.7 -1.1
114 Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.1 8.0 -1.1
114 Hanford-Corcoran, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 16.2 15.1 -1.1
114 Huntsville, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 6.1 -1.1
114 Janesville, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.5 8.4 -1.1
114 Jefferson City, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 5.7 -1.1
114 Laredo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.2 7.1 -1.1
114 Niles-Benton Harbor, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.1 9.0 -1.1
114 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.2 9.1 -1.1
114 Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.3 7.2 -1.1
114 Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.5 8.4 -1.1
114 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.3 8.2 -1.1
114 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.1 8.0 -1.1
114 Sherman-Denison, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.3 7.2 -1.1
114 St. Louis, MO-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area1 8.8 7.7 -1.1
114 Steubenville-Weirton, OH-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.0 9.9 -1.1
114 Tallahassee, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.4 7.3 -1.1
139 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.8 8.8 -1.0
139 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 5.8 -1.0
139 Bellingham, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.5 7.5 -1.0
139 College Station-Bryan, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 5.5 -1.0
139 Columbia, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.9 7.9 -1.0
139 Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 6.4 -1.0
139 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.8 6.8 -1.0
139 Dalton, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.4 11.4 -1.0
139 El Paso, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.4 9.4 -1.0
139 Elizabethtown, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.9 7.9 -1.0
139 Eugene-Springfield, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.7 8.7 -1.0
139 Greeley, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.5 8.5 -1.0
139 Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.5 7.5 -1.0
139 Jackson, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.4 7.4 -1.0
139 Johnson City, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.6 7.6 -1.0
139 Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.0 10.0 -1.0
139 Lansing-East Lansing, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.3 7.3 -1.0
139 McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.1 11.1 -1.0
139 Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.1 9.1 -1.0
139 Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.2 9.2 -1.0
139 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, RI-MA Metropolitan NECTA 11.2 10.2 -1.0
139 Saginaw-Saginaw Township North, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.8 8.8 -1.0
139 Salinas, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.5 11.5 -1.0
139 San Angelo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 5.3 -1.0
139 San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 6.5 -1.0
139 Tucson, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.4 7.4 -1.0
139 Wheeling, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.4 7.4 -1.0
139 Wichita, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 6.9 -1.0
167 Abilene, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 5.4 -0.9
167 Anderson, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.3 9.4 -0.9
167 Ann Arbor, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 5.8 -0.9
167 Baton Rouge, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 6.4 -0.9
167 Chattanooga, TN-GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.4 7.5 -0.9
167 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.8 8.9 -0.9
167 Dothan, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.8 6.9 -0.9
167 Farmington, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.8 6.9 -0.9
167 Flagstaff, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.2 8.3 -0.9
167 Fort Wayne, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.9 8.0 -0.9
167 Gainesville, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.3 7.4 -0.9
167 Greensboro-High Point, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.6 9.7 -0.9
167 Lafayette, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.7 4.8 -0.9
167 Longview, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 5.9 -0.9
167 Rochester, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 4.6 -0.9
167 Rome, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.8 9.9 -0.9
167 St. Cloud, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 5.6 -0.9
167 Tulsa, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 5.7 -0.9
167 Visalia-Porterville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 16.8 15.9 -0.9
167 Waco, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 6.5 -0.9
167 Waterbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA 11.7 10.8 -0.9
167 Wilmington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.4 9.5 -0.9
167 Winston-Salem, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.7 8.8 -0.9
190 Asheville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.3 7.5 -0.8
190 Brunswick, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.7 9.9 -0.8
190 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.6 7.8 -0.8
190 Grand Junction, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.9 9.1 -0.8
190 Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 4.5 -0.8
190 Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.1 7.3 -0.8
190 Kankakee-Bradley, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.0 11.2 -0.8
190 Knoxville, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 6.7 -0.8
190 Logan, UT-ID Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.9 4.1 -0.8
190 Lubbock, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 5.5 -0.8
190 Medford, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.8 11.0 -0.8
190 Midland, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.4 3.6 -0.8
190 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 5.5 -0.8
190 Muncie, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.0 9.2 -0.8
190 Pine Bluff, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.1 9.3 -0.8
190 Raleigh-Cary, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.4 7.6 -0.8
190 Tyler, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.8 7.0 -0.8
190 Wichita Falls, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 6.1 -0.8
190 Winchester, VA-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 6.1 -0.8
209 Albany, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.2 9.5 -0.7
209 Anchorage, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 6.0 -0.7
209 Barnstable Town, MA Metropolitan NECTA 7.9 7.2 -0.7
209 Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.8 10.1 -0.7
209 Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 6.4 -0.7
209 Cheyenne, WY Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 6.2 -0.7
209 Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 5.2 -0.7
209 Dubuque, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 4.7 -0.7
209 Duluth, MN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 6.6 -0.7
209 Fond du Lac, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 6.5 -0.7
209 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT Metropolitan NECTA 9.0 8.3 -0.7
209 Indianapolis-Carmel, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.3 7.6 -0.7
209 Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.3 7.6 -0.7
209 Lake Charles, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 6.0 -0.7
209 Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner, MA Metropolitan NECTA 9.8 9.1 -0.7
209 Lynchburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 6.7 -0.7
209 Macon, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.1 9.4 -0.7
209 New Haven, CT Metropolitan NECTA 9.3 8.6 -0.7
209 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 6.5 -0.7
209 Peoria, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.7 8.0 -0.7
209 Richmond, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 6.4 -0.7
209 Roanoke, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 6.1 -0.7
209 Rocky Mount, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 13.7 13.0 -0.7
209 Savannah, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.0 8.3 -0.7
209 Spokane, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.3 8.6 -0.7
209 Texarkana, TX-Texarkana, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 6.8 -0.7
209 Wenatchee-East Wenatchee, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.4 7.7 -0.7
236 Amarillo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 4.8 -0.6
236 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT Metropolitan NECTA 8.3 7.7 -0.6
236 Burlington-South Burlington, VT Metropolitan NECTA 4.5 3.9 -0.6
236 Cedar Rapids, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 5.3 -0.6
236 Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.8 7.2 -0.6
236 Eau Claire, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 6.1 -0.6
236 Fort Collins-Loveland, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 6.3 -0.6
236 Green Bay, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 6.5 -0.6
236 Hot Springs, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.3 7.7 -0.6
236 Idaho Falls, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 6.2 -0.6
236 Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.2 7.6 -0.6
236 La Crosse, WI-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 5.4 -0.6
236 Lafayette, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.8 7.2 -0.6
236 Manhattan, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.7 5.1 -0.6
236 Mankato-North Mankato, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 4.7 -0.6
236 Monroe, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 7.0 -0.6
236 Pocatello, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 7.3 -0.6
236 Racine, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.1 8.5 -0.6
236 Salem, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.1 9.5 -0.6
236 Sioux City, IA-NE-SD Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 5.3 -0.6
236 Sioux Falls, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.5 3.9 -0.6
236 South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.8 9.2 -0.6
236 Springfield, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA 8.4 7.8 -0.6
236 Topeka, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 6.3 -0.6
236 Valdosta, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.2 8.6 -0.6
236 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 6.5 -0.6
236 Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 5.0 -0.6
263 Albuquerque, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.0 7.5 -0.5
263 Alexandria, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 6.5 -0.5
263 Ames, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.4 3.9 -0.5
263 Appleton, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 6.3 -0.5
263 Athens-Clarke County, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 6.7 -0.5
263 Bismarck, ND Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.3 2.8 -0.5
263 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH Metropolitan NECTA 6.6 6.1 -0.5
263 Bremerton-Silverdale, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 7.4 -0.5
263 Charlottesville, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 5.0 -0.5
263 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 7.4 -0.5
263 Corvallis, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 6.2 -0.5
263 Danville, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.5 10.0 -0.5
263 Fairbanks, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 6.2 -0.5
263 Fargo, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.9 3.4 -0.5
263 Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 5.7 -0.5
263 Fort Smith, AR-OK Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.4 7.9 -0.5
263 Goldsboro, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.2 8.7 -0.5
263 Grand Forks, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.6 4.1 -0.5
263 Harrisonburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 5.9 -0.5
263 Iowa City, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.3 3.8 -0.5
263 Lawrence, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 5.3 -0.5
263 Michigan City-La Porte, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.2 9.7 -0.5
263 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.0 7.5 -0.5
263 Morgantown, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 5.1 -0.5
263 New Bedford, MA Metropolitan NECTA 10.7 10.2 -0.5
263 Oklahoma City, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 5.0 -0.5
263 Olympia, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.3 7.8 -0.5
263 Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.0 4.5 -0.5
263 Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, ME Metropolitan NECTA 6.3 5.8 -0.5
263 Rapid City, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.8 4.3 -0.5
263 Salisbury, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.6 9.1 -0.5
263 Santa Fe, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 5.6 -0.5
263 Yakima, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.2 9.7 -0.5
296 Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.0 8.6 -0.4
296 Baltimore-Towson, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 7.2 -0.4
296 Bangor, ME Metropolitan NECTA 7.4 7.0 -0.4
296 Billings, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.9 4.5 -0.4
296 Boulder, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 5.9 -0.4
296 Champaign-Urbana, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.5 8.1 -0.4
296 Colorado Springs, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.5 9.1 -0.4
296 Cumberland, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.3 7.9 -0.4
296 Danbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA 7.1 6.7 -0.4
296 Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 7.1 -0.4
296 Great Falls, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 5.4 -0.4
296 Honolulu, HI Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 5.1 -0.4
296 Jacksonville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.8 8.4 -0.4
296 Jonesboro, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 7.1 -0.4
296 Las Cruces, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 7.3 -0.4
296 Lewiston, ID-WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 7.1 -0.4
296 Lewiston-Auburn, ME Metropolitan NECTA 7.7 7.3 -0.4
296 Lincoln, NE Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.0 3.6 -0.4
296 Missoula, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 5.9 -0.4
296 Oshkosh-Neenah, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 6.3 -0.4
296 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 5.7 -0.4
296 Wausau, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 7.2 -0.4
296 Worcester, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA 7.8 7.4 -0.4
319 Charleston, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 6.8 -0.3
319 Columbus, GA-AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.3 9.0 -0.3
319 Dover, DE Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 7.4 -0.3
319 Erie, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.1 7.8 -0.3
319 Evansville, IN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 7.3 -0.3
319 Fayetteville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.9 9.6 -0.3
319 Hinesville-Fort Stewart, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.2 8.9 -0.3
319 Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 6.7 -0.3
319 Madison, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 5.0 -0.3
319 Norwich-New London, CT-RI Metropolitan NECTA 8.8 8.5 -0.3
319 Pittsfield, MA Metropolitan NECTA 7.4 7.1 -0.3
319 Terre Haute, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.3 10.0 -0.3
319 Warner Robins, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.8 7.5 -0.3
332 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.7 8.5 -0.2
332 Bloomington, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 7.4 -0.2
332 Lancaster, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 6.7 -0.2
332 Reading, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.2 8.0 -0.2
332 Rochester-Dover, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA 5.6 5.4 -0.2
337 Bloomington-Normal, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 7.1 -0.1
337 Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 7.2 -0.1
337 Lebanon, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 6.5 -0.1
337 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.6 8.5 -0.1
337 Pittsburgh, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 7.2 -0.1
337 Portsmouth, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA 4.9 4.8 -0.1
337 Pueblo, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.5 10.4 -0.1
337 Shreveport-Bossier City, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 6.5 -0.1
345 Ithaca, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 5.8 0.0
345 Johnstown, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.7 8.7 0.0
345 Manchester, NH Metropolitan NECTA 5.4 5.4 0.0
345 Springfield, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 7.6 0.0
345 Trenton-Ewing, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 7.7 0.0
345 York-Hanover, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.8 7.8 0.0
351 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 7.4 0.1
351 Binghamton, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.5 8.6 0.1
351 State College, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.7 5.8 0.1
351 Yuma, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 25.0 25.1 0.1
355 Altoona, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 7.2 0.2
355 Decatur, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.5 10.7 0.2
355 Glens Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 8.1 0.2
355 Lawton, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 6.7 0.2
355 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.6 8.8 0.2
355 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.8 8.0 0.2
355 Rochester, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 7.9 0.2
355 Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.3 9.5 0.2
355 Syracuse, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.3 8.5 0.2
355 Utica-Rome, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.3 8.5 0.2
355 Williamsport, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 7.8 0.2
366 Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.9 13.2 0.3
366 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.0 8.3 0.3
366 Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area 13.4 13.7 0.3
369 Kingston, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.3 8.7 0.4
370 Ocean City, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.7 13.2 0.5
371 Elmira, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 8.5 0.6
372 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.0 8.9 0.9

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 18, 2014