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 States8.98.1-0.8
1Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area10.98.9-2.0
1Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area13.311.3-2.0
1Ocala, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area12.310.3-2.0
1St. George, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area8.96.9-2.0
5Canton-Massillon, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area9.47.5-1.9
5Mansfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area10.68.7-1.9
7Birmingham-Hoover, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area8.87.0-1.8
7Elkhart-Goshen, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area10.89.0-1.8
7Gadsden, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area10.08.2-1.8
7North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area10.28.4-1.8
7Punta Gorda, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area11.39.5-1.8
7Redding, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area16.014.2-1.8
7Springfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area9.57.7-1.8
7St. Joseph, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area7.96.1-1.8
7Stockton-Lodi, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area16.214.4-1.8
7The Villages, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area12.110.3-1.8
17Decatur, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area9.78.0-1.7
17Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area11.29.5-1.7
17El Centro, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area29.127.4-1.7
17Florence, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area11.810.1-1.7
17Homosassa Springs, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area12.510.8-1.7
17Joplin, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area7.76.0-1.7
17Lima, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area9.57.8-1.7
17Madera, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area16.214.5-1.7
17Mobile, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area10.89.1-1.7
17Monroe, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area9.57.8-1.7
17Montgomery, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area9.57.8-1.7
17Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area10.28.5-1.7
17Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area12.711.0-1.7
17Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area10.08.3-1.7
31Akron, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area9.07.4-1.6
31Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area10.48.8-1.6
31Bakersfield, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area14.813.2-1.6
31Carson City, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area13.311.7-1.6
31Cleveland, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area9.27.6-1.6
31Dayton, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area9.47.8-1.6
31Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area11.910.3-1.6
31Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area11.39.7-1.6
31Modesto, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area16.514.9-1.6
31Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area10.18.5-1.6
31Panama City, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area10.28.6-1.6
31Port St. Lucie, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area11.710.1-1.6
31Reno, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area12.711.1-1.6
31Spartanburg, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area11.39.7-1.6
45Chico, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area13.712.2-1.5
45Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area8.97.4-1.5
45Corpus Christi, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area8.26.7-1.5
45Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area9.07.5-1.5
45Flint, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area11.510.0-1.5
45Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area9.58.0-1.5
45Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI Metropolitan Statistical Area7.96.4-1.5
45Muskegon, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area11.510.0-1.5
45Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC Metropolitan Statistical Area12.010.5-1.5
45Odessa, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area6.14.6-1.5
45Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area10.99.4-1.5
45Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area13.011.5-1.5
45Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area11.810.3-1.5
45Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area8.77.2-1.5
45Springfield, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area7.76.2-1.5
45Toledo, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area9.58.0-1.5
45Vallejo-Fairfield, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area12.110.6-1.5
62Battle Creek, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area9.88.4-1.4
62Bowling Green, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area8.87.4-1.4
62Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metropolitan Statistical Area10.69.2-1.4
62Coeur d'Alene, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area10.18.7-1.4
62Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area8.47.0-1.4
62Huntsville, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area8.47.0-1.4
62Jackson, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area10.08.6-1.4
62Jacksonville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area9.78.3-1.4
62Kokomo, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area10.59.1-1.4
62Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area9.27.8-1.4
62Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area7.86.4-1.4
62Rockford, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area11.910.5-1.4
62Sumter, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area12.010.6-1.4
62Tuscaloosa, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area8.97.5-1.4
62Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA Metropolitan Statistical Area9.88.4-1.4
62Yuba City, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area17.716.3-1.4
78Cape Girardeau, MO-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area7.46.1-1.3
78Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area7.86.5-1.3
78Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area11.410.1-1.3
78Fresno, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area16.515.2-1.3
78Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area9.48.1-1.3
78Kansas City, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area7.86.5-1.3
78Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area12.311.0-1.3
78Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area11.510.2-1.3
78Merced, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area17.716.4-1.3
78Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area9.68.3-1.3
78Morristown, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area10.69.3-1.3
78Napa, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area9.78.4-1.3
78Ogden-Clearfield, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area6.95.6-1.3
78Owensboro, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area8.37.0-1.3
78Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area8.77.4-1.3
78Provo-Orem, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area6.35.0-1.3
78Salt Lake City, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area6.65.3-1.3
78San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area9.17.8-1.3
78San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area9.48.1-1.3
78San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area9.58.2-1.3
78Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area13.111.8-1.3
78Santa Rosa, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area10.18.8-1.3
78Sheboygan, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area8.26.9-1.3
101Auburn-Opelika, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area8.16.9-1.2
101Boise City, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area8.37.1-1.2
101Brownsville-Harlingen, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area11.510.3-1.2
101Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area8.87.6-1.2
101Clarksville, TN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area9.38.1-1.2
101Columbus, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area7.66.4-1.2
101Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area8.06.8-1.2
101Dalton, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area12.411.2-1.2
101Dothan, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area8.97.7-1.2
101Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area8.97.7-1.2
101Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area7.86.6-1.2
101Jackson, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area9.48.2-1.2
101Janesville-Beloit, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area9.58.3-1.2
101Jefferson City, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area6.85.6-1.2
101Kalamazoo-Portage, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area9.28.0-1.2
101Prescott, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area9.98.7-1.2
101Rome, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area12.110.9-1.2
101San Diego-Carlsbad, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area10.39.1-1.2
101Sebring, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area11.510.3-1.2
101Victoria, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area6.75.5-1.2
101Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area11.310.1-1.2
122Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area9.98.8-1.1
122Bay City, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area9.98.8-1.1
122Bend-Redmond, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area12.311.2-1.1
122Burlington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area9.68.5-1.1
122Casper, WY Metropolitan Statistical Area6.15.0-1.1
122Columbia, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area5.74.6-1.1
122Columbia, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area9.18.0-1.1
122Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area9.68.5-1.1
122Lexington-Fayette, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area7.36.2-1.1
122Longview, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area11.810.7-1.1
122Niles-Benton Harbor, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area10.29.1-1.1
122Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area10.29.1-1.1
122Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area9.38.2-1.1
122Pine Bluff, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area10.79.6-1.1
122Rocky Mount, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area13.512.4-1.1
122Salinas, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area12.711.6-1.1
122Sherman-Denison, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area7.96.8-1.1
122St. Louis, MO-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 18.57.4-1.1
122Tucson, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area8.57.4-1.1
122Wheeling, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area8.77.6-1.1
122Winston-Salem, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area10.29.1-1.1
143Albany, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area11.310.3-1.0
143Bellingham, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area8.97.9-1.0
143Brunswick, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area10.99.9-1.0
143Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area7.66.6-1.0
143Flagstaff, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area9.68.6-1.0
143Gainesville, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area8.87.8-1.0
143Greensboro-High Point, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area10.79.7-1.0
143Greenville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area10.19.1-1.0
143Hammond, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area9.68.6-1.0
143Hanford-Corcoran, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area15.914.9-1.0
143Hattiesburg, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area9.18.1-1.0
143Johnson City, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area8.87.8-1.0
143Kankakee, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area11.510.5-1.0
143Lafayette, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area6.65.6-1.0
143Lansing-East Lansing, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area8.47.4-1.0
143Macon, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area11.110.1-1.0
143McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area11.610.6-1.0
143Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area10.49.4-1.0
143New Bern, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area10.49.4-1.0
143Parkersburg-Vienna, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area8.57.5-1.0
143Rochester, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area5.64.6-1.0
143Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area9.38.3-1.0
143Wichita, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area7.76.7-1.0
166Abilene, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area6.75.8-0.9
166Ann Arbor, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area6.96.0-0.9
166Austin-Round Rock, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area6.65.7-0.9
166Barnstable Town, MA Metropolitan NECTA8.67.7-0.9
166Baton Rouge, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area7.76.8-0.9
166Billings, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area5.54.6-0.9
166Chattanooga, TN-GA Metropolitan Statistical Area8.27.3-0.9
166El Paso, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area9.58.6-0.9
166Fort Wayne, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area9.28.3-0.9
166Gainesville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area7.76.8-0.9
166Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area8.47.5-0.9
166Hot Springs, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area8.87.9-0.9
166Knoxville, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area7.97.0-0.9
166Laredo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area7.46.5-0.9
166Longview, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area7.26.3-0.9
166Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area9.48.5-0.9
166Midland, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area4.83.9-0.9
166Saginaw, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area10.29.3-0.9
166San Angelo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area6.25.3-0.9
166Savannah, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area9.88.9-0.9
166St. Cloud, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area6.55.6-0.9
166Tallahassee, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area8.37.4-0.9
166Tulsa, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area6.35.4-0.9
166Valdosta, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area9.99.0-0.9
166Visalia-Porterville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area17.116.2-0.9
191Asheville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area8.47.6-0.8
191Athens-Clarke County, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area9.08.2-0.8
191Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area9.99.1-0.8
191Cleveland-Elyria, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area7.46.6-0.8
191College Station-Bryan, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area6.35.5-0.8
191Duluth, MN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area7.46.6-0.8
191Fond du Lac, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area7.36.5-0.8
191Great Falls, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area6.45.6-0.8
191Greeley, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area8.67.8-0.8
191Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area9.68.8-0.8
191Houma-Thibodaux, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area6.25.4-0.8
191Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area8.67.8-0.8
191Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA Metropolitan Statistical Area8.37.5-0.8
191Lake Charles, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area7.66.8-0.8
191Logan, UT-ID Metropolitan Statistical Area5.34.5-0.8
191Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area6.35.5-0.8
191Missoula, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area6.75.9-0.8
191Muncie, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area10.29.4-0.8
191Peoria, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area8.67.8-0.8
191Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA Metropolitan Statistical Area8.98.1-0.8
191Raleigh, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area8.27.4-0.8
191San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area7.16.3-0.8
191South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI Metropolitan Statistical Area10.19.3-0.8
191Tyler, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area7.87.0-0.8
191Wichita Falls, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area6.86.0-0.8
191Wilmington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area9.89.0-0.8
217Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area11.210.5-0.7
217Danville, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area10.09.3-0.7
217Eau Claire, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area6.96.2-0.7
217Eugene, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area9.68.9-0.7
217Farmington, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area7.87.1-0.7
217Fort Smith, AR-OK Metropolitan Statistical Area8.88.1-0.7
217Green Bay, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area7.56.8-0.7
217Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area8.78.0-0.7
217Jackson, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area8.47.7-0.7
217Leominster-Gardner, MA Metropolitan NECTA9.28.5-0.7
217Lubbock, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area6.15.4-0.7
217Providence-Warwick, RI-MA Metropolitan NECTA10.710.0-0.7
217Racine, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area9.18.4-0.7
217Richmond, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area7.36.6-0.7
217Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area9.89.1-0.7
217Staunton-Waynesboro, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area6.86.1-0.7
217Texarkana, TX-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area7.77.0-0.7
217Topeka, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area6.96.2-0.7
217Waco, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area7.46.7-0.7
217Waterbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA10.810.1-0.7
217Winchester, VA-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area7.06.3-0.7
238Albany, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area11.310.7-0.6
238Alexandria, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area7.87.2-0.6
238Amarillo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area5.44.8-0.6
238Anchorage, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area6.76.1-0.6
238Appleton, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area6.86.2-0.6
238Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC Metropolitan Statistical Area9.89.2-0.6
238Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area7.16.5-0.6
238Bremerton-Silverdale, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area8.37.7-0.6
238Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area8.27.6-0.6
238Dubuque, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area5.14.5-0.6
238Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area7.97.3-0.6
238Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO Metropolitan Statistical Area6.55.9-0.6
238Goldsboro, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area9.08.4-0.6
238Grand Junction, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area10.19.5-0.6
238Idaho Falls, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area6.96.3-0.6
238Jonesboro, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area7.87.2-0.6
238La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area6.15.5-0.6
238Lynchburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area7.36.7-0.6
238Mankato-North Mankato, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area5.34.7-0.6
238Medford, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area11.711.1-0.6
238Michigan City-La Porte, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area10.49.8-0.6
238Midland, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area8.47.8-0.6
238Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area8.17.5-0.6
238Monroe, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area8.47.8-0.6
238New Bedford, MA Metropolitan NECTA10.59.9-0.6
238New Haven, CT Metropolitan NECTA9.18.5-0.6
238New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area7.77.1-0.6
238Pocatello, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area7.56.9-0.6
238Roanoke, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area6.86.2-0.6
238Springfield, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA8.47.8-0.6
238Warner Robins, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area9.18.5-0.6
238Wausau, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area7.97.3-0.6
270Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH Metropolitan NECTA6.66.1-0.5
270Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT Metropolitan NECTA8.58.0-0.5
270Burlington-South Burlington, VT Metropolitan NECTA4.43.9-0.5
270Cedar Rapids, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area5.75.2-0.5
270Columbus, GA-AL Metropolitan Statistical Area9.89.3-0.5
270Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area5.55.0-0.5
270Evansville, IN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area7.97.4-0.5
270Fargo, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area3.93.4-0.5
270Fort Collins, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area7.16.6-0.5
270Grand Forks, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area4.74.2-0.5
270Grand Island, NE Metropolitan Statistical Area4.33.8-0.5
270Grants Pass, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area12.612.1-0.5
270Killeen-Temple, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area7.97.4-0.5
270Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area7.67.1-0.5
270Lawrence, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area5.75.2-0.5
270Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area7.26.7-0.5
270Madison, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area5.75.2-0.5
270Olympia-Tumwater, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area8.88.3-0.5
270Oshkosh-Neenah, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area7.16.6-0.5
270Pittsfield, MA Metropolitan NECTA7.97.4-0.5
270Rapid City, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area4.94.4-0.5
270Salem, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area10.29.7-0.5
270Santa Fe, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area6.35.8-0.5
270Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area9.59.0-0.5
270Sioux City, IA-NE-SD Metropolitan Statistical Area5.55.0-0.5
270Sioux Falls, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area4.33.8-0.5
270Urban Honolulu, HI Metropolitan Statistical Area5.95.4-0.5
270Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metropolitan Statistical Area7.36.8-0.5
270Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area5.65.1-0.5
270Wenatchee, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area8.68.1-0.5
270Worcester, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA7.87.3-0.5
301Albuquerque, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area7.67.2-0.4
301Bangor, ME Metropolitan NECTA7.57.1-0.4
301Bismarck, ND Metropolitan Statistical Area3.53.1-0.4
301Champaign-Urbana, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area7.87.4-0.4
301Charlottesville, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area5.95.5-0.4
301Cheyenne, WY Metropolitan Statistical Area6.25.8-0.4
301Corvallis, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area6.46.0-0.4
301Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area7.47.0-0.4
301Erie, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area8.27.8-0.4
301Fairbanks, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area6.56.1-0.4
301Harrisonburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area6.76.3-0.4
301Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT Metropolitan NECTA8.88.4-0.4
301Hinesville, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area9.38.9-0.4
301Iowa City, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area4.13.7-0.4
301Lancaster, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area6.96.5-0.4
301Lincoln, NE Metropolitan Statistical Area4.03.6-0.4
301Manhattan, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area4.94.5-0.4
301Morgantown, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area6.05.6-0.4
301Oklahoma City, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area5.04.6-0.4
301Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA Metropolitan Statistical Area4.84.4-0.4
301Portland-South Portland, ME Metropolitan NECTA6.56.1-0.4
301Salisbury, MD-DE Metropolitan Statistical Area9.38.9-0.4
301Terre Haute, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area10.410.0-0.4
301Walla Walla, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area8.07.6-0.4
325Ames, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area3.93.6-0.3
325Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area7.67.3-0.3
325Bloomington, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area8.07.7-0.3
325Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area8.17.8-0.3
325Boulder, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area6.46.1-0.3
325Carbondale-Marion, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area8.58.2-0.3
325Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area7.37.0-0.3
325Cumberland, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area8.88.5-0.3
325Danbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA7.16.8-0.3
325Dover, DE Metropolitan Statistical Area8.27.9-0.3
325Gettysburg, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area6.76.4-0.3
325Jacksonville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area8.38.0-0.3
325Las Cruces, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area7.67.3-0.3
325Lewiston, ID-WA Metropolitan Statistical Area7.16.8-0.3
325Lewiston-Auburn, ME Metropolitan NECTA8.17.8-0.3
325Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area6.15.8-0.3
325Yakima, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area10.610.3-0.3
342Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area8.78.5-0.2
342Bloomington, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area6.86.6-0.2
342Charleston, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area7.37.1-0.2
342Colorado Springs, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area9.08.8-0.2
342Lebanon, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area6.96.7-0.2
342Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI Metropolitan NECTA9.29.0-0.2
342Pittsburgh, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area7.47.2-0.2
342Reading, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area7.97.7-0.2
342Yuma, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area24.324.1-0.2
351Beckley, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area7.87.7-0.1
351Fayetteville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area10.510.4-0.1
351Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area7.06.9-0.1
351Shreveport-Bossier City, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area7.57.4-0.1
351Springfield, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area7.47.3-0.1
356California-Lexington Park, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area6.36.30.0
356Decatur, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area10.010.00.0
356Dover-Durham, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA5.65.60.0
356Ithaca, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area6.16.10.0
356Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metropolitan Statistical Area8.58.50.0
356Portsmouth, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA5.25.20.0
356Trenton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area8.28.20.0
356York-Hanover, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area7.57.50.0
364Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area7.27.30.1
364Altoona, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area7.37.40.1
364Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area12.512.60.1
364Binghamton, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area8.48.50.1
364East Stroudsburg, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area9.79.80.1
364Johnstown, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area8.78.80.1
364New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metropolitan Statistical Area8.68.70.1
364Pueblo, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area10.410.50.1
364Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area9.39.40.1
364State College, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area5.45.50.1
364Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area13.013.10.1
364Watertown-Fort Drum, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area9.89.90.1
376Glens Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area8.58.70.2
376Lawton, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area5.86.00.2
376Manchester, NH Metropolitan NECTA5.45.60.2
376Rochester, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area7.77.90.2
376Syracuse, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area8.38.50.2
376Utica-Rome, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area8.28.40.2
376Williamsport, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area7.77.90.2
383Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area8.28.50.3
384Kingston, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area7.98.30.4
385Elmira, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area7.88.40.6
385Ocean City, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area14.715.30.6
387Kennewick-Richland, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area8.39.20.9

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 21, 2015