Unemployment Rate Over-the-Year Change in Metropolitan Areas


Unemployment Rate Over-the-Year Change in Metropolitan Areas
Annual Average Rankings
20122013
RankMetropolitan AreaRateRateChange
  United States 8.1 7.4 -0.7
1 El Centro, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 27.2 24.5 -2.7
2 Redding, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 13.3 10.9 -2.4
2 Yuba City, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 17.2 14.8 -2.4
4 Merced, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 16.9 14.7 -2.2
4 Stockton, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 15.0 12.8 -2.2
6 Fresno, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 15.0 12.9 -2.1
6 Modesto, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 15.1 13.0 -2.1
8 Chico, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.0 10.0 -2.0
9 Bend, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.4 9.5 -1.9
9 Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.0 7.1 -1.9
9 Madera-Chowchilla, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 13.3 11.4 -1.9
9 Ocala, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.2 8.3 -1.9
9 Visalia-Porterville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 15.9 14.0 -1.9
14 North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.8 7.0 -1.8
14 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.7 6.9 -1.8
14 Palm Coast, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.0 10.2 -1.8
14 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.0 10.2 -1.8
14 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.5 6.7 -1.8
19 Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.6 8.9 -1.7
19 Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.9 8.2 -1.7
19 Las Vegas-Paradise, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.7 10.0 -1.7
19 Punta Gorda, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.9 7.2 -1.7
19 Reno-Sparks, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.3 9.6 -1.7
19 Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.3 8.6 -1.7
19 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.2 9.5 -1.7
19 Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.8 9.1 -1.7
19 Vallejo-Fairfield, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.1 8.4 -1.7
28 Anderson, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.4 6.8 -1.6
28 Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.9 7.3 -1.6
28 Elkhart-Goshen, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.2 7.6 -1.6
28 Hanford-Corcoran, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 15.1 13.5 -1.6
28 Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.1 8.5 -1.6
28 Naples-Marco Island, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.5 6.9 -1.6
28 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.6 7.0 -1.6
28 Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.9 7.3 -1.6
36 Bakersfield-Delano, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 13.3 11.8 -1.5
36 Jacksonville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.4 6.9 -1.5
36 Medford, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.0 9.5 -1.5
36 Napa, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.8 6.3 -1.5
36 Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.3 6.8 -1.5
36 Spartanburg, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.8 7.3 -1.5
36 St. George, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 5.1 -1.5
36 Sumter, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.1 8.6 -1.5
36 Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area 13.7 12.2 -1.5
45 Coeur d'Alene, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.6 7.2 -1.4
45 Greeley, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.5 7.1 -1.4
45 Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.3 7.9 -1.4
45 Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.4 7.0 -1.4
45 Port St. Lucie, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.4 9.0 -1.4
45 Salinas, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.5 10.1 -1.4
45 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.9 7.5 -1.4
45 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.0 6.6 -1.4
45 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 5.9 -1.4
45 Winston-Salem, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.8 7.4 -1.4
55 Carson City, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.5 10.2 -1.3
55 Cheyenne, WY Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 4.9 -1.3
55 Florence, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.9 8.6 -1.3
55 Greensboro-High Point, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.7 8.4 -1.3
55 Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 6.2 -1.3
55 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.7 7.4 -1.3
55 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.1 7.8 -1.3
55 Salem, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.5 8.2 -1.3
55 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.0 6.7 -1.3
64 Asheville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 6.3 -1.2
64 Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area 13.2 12.0 -1.2
64 Boise City-Nampa, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 6.0 -1.2
64 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.3 8.1 -1.2
64 Columbia, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 6.7 -1.2
64 Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 5.2 -1.2
64 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.8 6.6 -1.2
64 Ocean City, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area 13.2 12.0 -1.2
64 Raleigh-Cary, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 6.4 -1.2
64 Rocky Mount, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 13.0 11.8 -1.2
64 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.0 6.8 -1.2
64 Wilmington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.5 8.3 -1.2
76 Burlington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.1 8.0 -1.1
76 Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 6.3 -1.1
76 Colorado Springs, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.1 8.0 -1.1
76 Eugene-Springfield, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.7 7.6 -1.1
76 Gainesville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 5.5 -1.1
76 Lewiston, ID-WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 6.0 -1.1
76 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.1 9.0 -1.1
76 Rome, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.9 8.8 -1.1
76 Tallahassee, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 6.2 -1.1
85 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 6.4 -1.0
85 Dalton, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.4 10.4 -1.0
85 Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 6.2 -1.0
85 Grand Junction, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.1 8.1 -1.0
85 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.8 7.8 -1.0
85 Pocatello, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 6.3 -1.0
85 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.0 7.0 -1.0
85 Salt Lake City, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 4.2 -1.0
85 Trenton-Ewing, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 6.7 -1.0
94 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.8 7.9 -0.9
94 Auburn-Opelika, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 5.2 -0.9
94 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.3 9.4 -0.9
94 Fort Collins-Loveland, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 5.4 -0.9
94 Greenville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.0 8.1 -0.9
94 Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.0 7.1 -0.9
94 Idaho Falls, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 5.3 -0.9
94 Kingston, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.7 7.8 -0.9
94 Kokomo, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.0 8.1 -0.9
94 Lewiston-Auburn, ME Metropolitan NECTA 7.3 6.4 -0.9
94 Macon, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.4 8.5 -0.9
94 Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.2 8.3 -0.9
94 Ogden-Clearfield, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 4.6 -0.9
94 Pascagoula, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.9 9.0 -0.9
94 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.2 7.3 -0.9
94 Provo-Orem, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 4.3 -0.9
94 Syracuse, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.5 7.6 -0.9
111 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.5 7.7 -0.8
111 Binghamton, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.6 7.8 -0.8
111 Brunswick, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.9 9.1 -0.8
111 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.3 7.5 -0.8
111 Charleston, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 6.0 -0.8
111 Decatur, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 6.3 -0.8
111 Fort Wayne, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.0 7.2 -0.8
111 Gainesville, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 6.6 -0.8
111 Glens Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.1 7.3 -0.8
111 Hattiesburg, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.1 7.3 -0.8
111 Honolulu, HI Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.1 4.3 -0.8
111 Ithaca, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 5.0 -0.8
111 Jacksonville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.4 7.6 -0.8
111 Olympia, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.8 7.0 -0.8
111 Pueblo, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.4 9.6 -0.8
111 Rochester, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 7.1 -0.8
111 Savannah, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.3 7.5 -0.8
111 York-Hanover, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.8 7.0 -0.8
129 Athens-Clarke County, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 6.0 -0.7
129 Boulder, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 5.2 -0.7
129 Casper, WY Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.9 4.2 -0.7
129 Fayetteville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.6 8.9 -0.7
129 Goldsboro, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.7 8.0 -0.7
129 Gulfport-Biloxi, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.7 8.0 -0.7
129 Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 6.5 -0.7
129 Indianapolis-Carmel, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 6.9 -0.7
129 Longview, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.8 10.1 -0.7
129 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 4.8 -0.7
129 Mobile, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.2 7.5 -0.7
129 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.5 7.8 -0.7
129 Salisbury, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.1 8.4 -0.7
129 Spokane, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.6 7.9 -0.7
129 Springfield, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 5.6 -0.7
129 Utica-Rome, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.5 7.8 -0.7
129 Valdosta, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.6 7.9 -0.7
129 Wichita, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 6.2 -0.7
129 Winchester, VA-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 5.4 -0.7
148 Albany, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.5 8.9 -0.6
148 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 5.2 -0.6
148 Bangor, ME Metropolitan NECTA 7.0 6.4 -0.6
148 Bellingham, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 6.9 -0.6
148 Bremerton-Silverdale, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 6.8 -0.6
148 Columbus, GA-AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.0 8.4 -0.6
148 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 6.2 -0.6
148 Danville, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.5 7.9 -0.6
148 Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 4.6 -0.6
148 Dothan, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 6.3 -0.6
148 El Paso, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.4 8.8 -0.6
148 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 6.2 -0.6
148 Huntsville, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 5.5 -0.6
148 Jackson, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 6.8 -0.6
148 Lancaster, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 6.1 -0.6
148 Mankato-North Mankato, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.7 4.1 -0.6
148 Missoula, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 5.3 -0.6
148 Montgomery, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 6.6 -0.6
148 Morgantown, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.1 4.5 -0.6
148 Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 6.6 -0.6
148 Prescott, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.6 8.0 -0.6
148 Reading, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.0 7.4 -0.6
148 Sheboygan, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 6.0 -0.6
148 Sherman-Denison, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 6.6 -0.6
148 Sioux Falls, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.9 3.3 -0.6
148 South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.2 8.6 -0.6
148 Tuscaloosa, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 6.2 -0.6
175 Altoona, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 6.7 -0.5
175 Anchorage, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 5.5 -0.5
175 Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.6 8.1 -0.5
175 Baton Rouge, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 5.9 -0.5
175 Birmingham-Hoover, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 5.7 -0.5
175 Bloomington, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 6.9 -0.5
175 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT Metropolitan NECTA 7.7 7.2 -0.5
175 Corpus Christi, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 6.0 -0.5
175 Cumberland, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 7.4 -0.5
175 Danbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA 6.7 6.2 -0.5
175 Dover, DE Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 6.9 -0.5
175 Erie, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.8 7.3 -0.5
175 Evansville, IN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 6.8 -0.5
175 Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 6.3 -0.5
175 Gadsden, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 6.5 -0.5
175 Harrisonburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 5.4 -0.5
175 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT Metropolitan NECTA 8.3 7.8 -0.5
175 Iowa City, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.8 3.3 -0.5
175 Janesville, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.4 7.9 -0.5
175 Lebanon, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 6.0 -0.5
175 Logan, UT-ID Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.1 3.6 -0.5
175 Lubbock, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 5.0 -0.5
175 Monroe, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 6.5 -0.5
175 Muncie, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.2 8.7 -0.5
175 New Haven, CT Metropolitan NECTA 8.6 8.1 -0.5
175 Norwich-New London, CT-RI Metropolitan NECTA 8.5 8.0 -0.5
175 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 6.9 -0.5
175 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, RI-MA Metropolitan NECTA 10.2 9.7 -0.5
175 Richmond, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 5.9 -0.5
175 San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 6.0 -0.5
175 Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.5 9.0 -0.5
175 Sioux City, IA-NE-SD Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 4.8 -0.5
175 St. Louis, MO-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area1 7.7 7.2 -0.5
175 Steubenville-Weirton, OH-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.9 9.4 -0.5
175 Terre Haute, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.0 9.5 -0.5
175 Tyler, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 6.5 -0.5
175 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 6.0 -0.5
175 Waterbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA 10.8 10.3 -0.5
175 Wausau, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 6.7 -0.5
175 Wenatchee-East Wenatchee, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 7.2 -0.5
175 Yakima, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.7 9.2 -0.5
216 Ames, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.9 3.5 -0.4
216 Anderson, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.4 9.0 -0.4
216 Baltimore-Towson, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 6.8 -0.4
216 Brownsville-Harlingen, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.5 10.1 -0.4
216 Cedar Rapids, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 4.9 -0.4
216 Charlottesville, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.0 4.6 -0.4
216 College Station-Bryan, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 5.1 -0.4
216 Columbus, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 5.9 -0.4
216 Corvallis, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 5.8 -0.4
216 Duluth, MN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 6.2 -0.4
216 Elizabethtown, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 7.5 -0.4
216 Fairbanks, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 5.8 -0.4
216 Grand Forks, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.1 3.7 -0.4
216 Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 7.2 -0.4
216 Lake Charles, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 5.6 -0.4
216 Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.0 9.6 -0.4
216 Laredo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 6.7 -0.4
216 Louisville-Jefferson County, KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.2 7.8 -0.4
216 Lynchburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 6.3 -0.4
216 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 6.1 -0.4
216 Pittsburgh, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 6.8 -0.4
216 Rapid City, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.3 3.9 -0.4
216 Springfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 7.0 -0.4
216 St. Cloud, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 5.2 -0.4
216 Tucson, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 7.0 -0.4
216 Waco, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 6.1 -0.4
216 Warner Robins, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 7.1 -0.4
216 Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.0 4.6 -0.4
216 Wheeling, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 7.0 -0.4
245 Abilene, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 5.1 -0.3
245 Albuquerque, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 7.2 -0.3
245 Battle Creek, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 7.6 -0.3
245 Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 6.1 -0.3
245 Burlington-South Burlington, VT Metropolitan NECTA 3.9 3.6 -0.3
245 Columbia, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.8 4.5 -0.3
245 Elmira, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.5 8.2 -0.3
245 Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 6.7 -0.3
245 Great Falls, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 5.1 -0.3
245 Green Bay, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 6.2 -0.3
245 Holland-Grand Haven, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 6.7 -0.3
245 Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.5 4.2 -0.3
245 Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 7.0 -0.3
245 Jefferson City, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.7 5.4 -0.3
245 Joplin, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 5.7 -0.3
245 Kansas City, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 6.4 -0.3
245 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.9 8.6 -0.3
245 Lafayette, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 6.9 -0.3
245 Manchester, NH Metropolitan NECTA 5.4 5.1 -0.3
245 McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.1 10.8 -0.3
245 Michigan City-La Porte, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.7 9.4 -0.3
245 Midland, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.6 3.3 -0.3
245 Morristown, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.8 9.5 -0.3
245 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 6.5 -0.3
245 Odessa, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.3 4.0 -0.3
245 Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, ME Metropolitan NECTA 5.8 5.5 -0.3
245 Roanoke, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 5.8 -0.3
245 Rochester, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.6 4.3 -0.3
245 Rochester-Dover, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA 5.4 5.1 -0.3
245 St. Joseph, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.7 5.4 -0.3
245 Topeka, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 6.0 -0.3
245 Victoria, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 5.3 -0.3
245 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.7 5.4 -0.3
278 Alexandria, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 6.3 -0.2
278 Amarillo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.8 4.6 -0.2
278 Appleton, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 6.1 -0.2
278 Billings, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.5 4.3 -0.2
278 Bismarck, ND Metropolitan Statistical Area 2.8 2.6 -0.2
278 Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 7.1 -0.2
278 Dubuque, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.7 4.5 -0.2
278 Fargo, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.4 3.2 -0.2
278 Farmington, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 6.7 -0.2
278 Flagstaff, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.3 8.1 -0.2
278 Fond du Lac, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 6.3 -0.2
278 Lafayette, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.8 4.6 -0.2
278 Lawrence, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 5.1 -0.2
278 Longview, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 5.7 -0.2
278 Madison, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.0 4.8 -0.2
278 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 7.3 -0.2
278 Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.5 4.3 -0.2
278 San Angelo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 5.1 -0.2
278 State College, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 5.6 -0.2
278 Wichita Falls, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 5.9 -0.2
298 Anniston-Oxford, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 7.3 -0.1
298 Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.1 10.0 -0.1
298 Cape Girardeau-Jackson, MO-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 6.3 -0.1
298 Cleveland, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 7.8 -0.1
298 Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 6.2 -0.1
298 Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 7.0 -0.1
298 Johnstown, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.7 8.6 -0.1
298 Kalamazoo-Portage, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 7.6 -0.1
298 Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 7.5 -0.1
298 La Crosse, WI-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 5.3 -0.1
298 Lincoln, NE Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.6 3.5 -0.1
298 Mansfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.5 8.4 -0.1
298 Oshkosh-Neenah, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 6.2 -0.1
298 Portsmouth, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA 4.8 4.7 -0.1
298 Santa Fe, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 5.5 -0.1
313 Bowling Green, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 7.2 0.0
313 Canton-Massillon, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 7.5 0.0
313 Dayton, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 7.7 0.0
313 Eau Claire, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 6.1 0.0
313 Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.7 5.7 0.0
313 Hinesville-Fort Stewart, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.9 8.9 0.0
313 Jonesboro, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 7.1 0.0
313 Lawton, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 6.7 0.0
313 Lexington-Fayette, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 6.7 0.0
313 Lima, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 7.9 0.0
313 Niles-Benton Harbor, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.0 9.0 0.0
313 Rockford, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.6 11.6 0.0
313 Sandusky, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 7.5 0.0
313 Tulsa, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.7 5.7 0.0
313 Williamsport, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.8 7.8 0.0
313 Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.2 8.2 0.0
329 Ann Arbor, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 5.9 0.1
329 Barnstable Town, MA Metropolitan NECTA 7.2 7.3 0.1
329 Champaign-Urbana, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.1 8.2 0.1
329 Chattanooga, TN-GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 7.6 0.1
329 Clarksville, TN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.8 8.9 0.1
329 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 7.5 0.1
329 Fort Smith, AR-OK Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 8.0 0.1
329 Hot Springs, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 7.8 0.1
329 Jackson, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.7 8.8 0.1
329 Jackson, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.4 8.5 0.1
329 Kankakee-Bradley, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.2 11.3 0.1
329 Lansing-East Lansing, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 7.4 0.1
329 Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 6.8 0.1
329 Manhattan, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.1 5.2 0.1
329 Monroe, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.0 8.1 0.1
329 Muskegon-Norton Shores, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.9 9.0 0.1
329 Oklahoma City, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.0 5.1 0.1
329 Owensboro, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 7.0 0.1
329 Racine, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.5 8.6 0.1
348 Akron, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 7.2 0.2
348 Bloomington-Normal, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 7.3 0.2
348 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.9 9.1 0.2
348 Flint, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.5 9.7 0.2
348 Johnson City, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 7.8 0.2
348 Knoxville, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 6.9 0.2
348 Las Cruces, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 7.5 0.2
348 Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.1 9.3 0.2
348 Shreveport-Bossier City, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 6.7 0.2
348 Springfield, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 7.8 0.2
348 Toledo, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.1 8.3 0.2
359 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH Metropolitan NECTA 6.1 6.4 0.3
359 Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner, MA Metropolitan NECTA 9.1 9.4 0.3
359 Pittsfield, MA Metropolitan NECTA 7.1 7.4 0.3
359 Saginaw-Saginaw Township North, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.8 9.1 0.3
359 Springfield, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA 7.8 8.1 0.3
359 Worcester, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA 7.4 7.7 0.3
365 Bay City, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.7 9.1 0.4
366 Texarkana, TX-Texarkana, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 7.3 0.5
367 Pine Bluff, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.3 10.0 0.7
368 New Bedford, MA Metropolitan NECTA 10.2 11.1 0.9
369 Peoria, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.0 9.3 1.3
370 Decatur, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.7 12.2 1.5
371 Danville, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.0 11.6 1.6
372 Yuma, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 25.1 27.7 2.6

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