Charts of occupations with the highest location quotient in each area, May 2011


Occupations with the highest location quotient in Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area 2, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Pharmacy Aides

12.20

Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education

8.87

Highway Maintenance Workers

7.69

Librarians

6.69

Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other*

6.61

Teachers and Instructors, All Other*

5.25

Child, Family, and School Social Workers

4.59

Cooks, Fast Food

3.55

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

2.70

Medical Secretaries

2.25
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area 1, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education

9.81

Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education

9.24

Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors

6.49

Librarians

6.45

Child, Family, and School Social Workers

5.39

Teachers and Instructors, All Other*

5.21

Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria

2.96

Bakers

2.84

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

2.74

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education

1.96
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

29.85

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

22.42

Forest and Conservation Technicians

14.08

Gas Plant Operators

13.75

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

11.27

Conservation Scientists

9.26

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

7.52

Biological Scientists, All Other

7.20

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

6.62

Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door

5.92
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters

75.87

Wellhead Pumpers

45.18

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

40.16

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

29.33

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

27.96

Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators

26.75

Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators

26.52

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

17.40

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

14.01

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

13.76
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

59.23

Gas Plant Operators

55.62

Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators

50.27

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

49.89

Mine Shuttle Car Operators

48.22

Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators

37.75

Anthropologists and Archeologists

30.91

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

24.01

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

23.42

Rail Car Repairers

22.39
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Wellhead Pumpers

33.34

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

24.37

Forest and Conservation Technicians

22.88

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

20.05

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

17.48

Gas Plant Operators

16.01

Conservation Scientists

13.82

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

13.33

Museum Technicians and Conservators

12.81

Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other

11.43
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

23.03

Foresters

22.30

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

11.60

Legislators

11.20

Slot Supervisors

10.68

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

10.40

Forest and Conservation Technicians

9.00

Conservation Scientists

7.60

Highway Maintenance Workers

7.22

Gaming Supervisors

5.51
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Bridge and Lock Tenders

33.70

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

11.21

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

7.13

Highway Maintenance Workers

6.42

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.38

Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.43

Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders

4.60

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

4.42

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

4.14

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

3.95
Occupations with the highest location quotient in South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

25.51

Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic

19.91

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

15.25

Pourers and Casters, Metal

12.27

Legislators

10.03

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

8.09

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

6.94

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

5.16

Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.86

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

4.80
Occupations with the highest location quotient in West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

19.63

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

13.29

Log Graders and Scalers

9.89

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

9.24

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

7.10

Legislators

6.99

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

6.97

Foresters

5.80

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.45

Medical Transcriptionists

5.31
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

21.48

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

10.43

Pourers and Casters, Metal

8.72

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

8.23

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

7.26

Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

7.25

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

6.82

Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.51

Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.42

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

6.35
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Roof Bolters, Mining

51.18

Mine Shuttle Car Operators

49.42

Wellhead Pumpers

41.69

Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators

38.06

Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers

22.16

Fallers

18.00

Helpers--Extraction Workers

16.52

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

12.72

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

11.14

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

9.92
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Mine Shuttle Car Operators

227.26

Roof Bolters, Mining

185.87

Loading Machine Operators, Underground Mining

65.94

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

59.24

Helpers--Extraction Workers

39.00

Log Graders and Scalers

26.61

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

24.60

Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators

24.55

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

20.06

Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators

15.60
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

19.14

Logging Equipment Operators

17.01

Cooks, All Other

15.26

Foresters

12.64

Conservation Scientists

11.27

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

9.90

Farm and Home Management Advisors

9.63

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

9.55

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

9.01

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

7.80
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Central Washington nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

25.28

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

22.04

Agricultural Inspectors

20.30

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

14.68

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

10.59

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

10.47

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

10.46

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

10.21

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

8.83

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

8.76
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

38.65

Log Graders and Scalers

28.39

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

19.22

Gaming Cage Workers

18.48

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

17.41

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

14.07

Foresters

10.01

Forest and Conservation Workers

9.90

Gaming Supervisors

7.86

Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders

7.29
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

22.00

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

9.99

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

9.84

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

7.04

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

6.35

Protective Service Workers, All Other *

5.90

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

5.54

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.33

Urban and Regional Planners

4.83

Self-Enrichment Education Teachers

4.81
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Fallers

14.19

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

5.74

Tour Guides and Escorts

5.30

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

4.54

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

4.52

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

4.42

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.27

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

4.00

Animal Control Workers

3.69

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

3.64
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeastern Virginia nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Computer and Information Research Scientists

64.79

Physicists

34.71

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

13.78

Agricultural Inspectors

12.60

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

9.06

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

9.04

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

8.89

Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

8.43

Electrical Engineers

8.35

Engineers, All Other

6.23
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

28.42

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

20.45

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

14.49

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

11.72

Correctional Officers and Jailers

10.48

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

9.94

Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

9.54

Helpers--Carpenters

8.67

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

8.52

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

8.22
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Mine Shuttle Car Operators

108.47

Roof Bolters, Mining

73.37

Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators

28.84

Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

20.93

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

19.62

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

12.59

Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers

9.94

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

9.02

Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters

8.71

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

8.44
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

10.66

Stonemasons

8.56

Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers

7.29

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

7.13

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

6.71

Highway Maintenance Workers

6.26

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

4.70

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks

4.60

Compliance Officers

4.50

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

4.47
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

7.69

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

7.09

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

5.81

Highway Maintenance Workers

5.33

Fence Erectors

5.27

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers

4.80

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

4.62

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

4.52

Power Plant Operators

4.46

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

4.34
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Roof Bolters, Mining

39.36

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

33.13

Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators

32.94

Wellhead Pumpers

31.90

Helpers--Extraction Workers

30.24

Forest and Conservation Technicians

26.59

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

24.18

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

20.03

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

13.97

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

9.85
Occupations with the highest location quotient in South Western Utah nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

53.10

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

14.30

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

11.22

Biological Scientists, All Other

7.65

Nonfarm Animal Caretakers

7.09

Lodging Managers

6.55

Protective Service Workers, All Other *

5.77

Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

4.56

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

4.15

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

3.93
Occupations with the highest location quotient in West Central Utah nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

43.01

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

12.20

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

8.53

Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

7.90

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

7.20

Correctional Officers and Jailers

5.83

Legislators

5.50

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

5.05

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks

4.13

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

4.02
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northern Utah nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Mechanical Engineering Technicians

15.14

Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

7.17

Team Assemblers

6.94

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

4.51

Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers

4.41

Industrial Engineering Technicians

4.19

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

3.23

Construction Laborers

3.21

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

3.02

First-Line Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand

2.96
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers

29.68

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

25.13

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

18.22

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

17.26

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

15.72

Gas Plant Operators

12.79

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

12.21

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

8.86

Helpers--Extraction Workers

8.78

Correctional Officers and Jailers

8.03
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

38.84

Agricultural Equipment Operators

14.37

Helpers--Extraction Workers

11.12

Personal Care Aides

9.16

Counselors, All Other

9.16

Commercial Pilots

6.68

Home Health Aides

5.93

Compliance Officers

4.97

Civil Engineering Technicians

4.66

Meter Readers, Utilities

4.43
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Central Texas nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

7.21

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

7.14

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

7.06

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

6.75

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

6.40

Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders

5.52

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

5.51

Correctional Officers and Jailers

5.40

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

5.13

Psychiatric Aides

4.84
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Fallers

16.36

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

9.65

Log Graders and Scalers

8.02

Logging Equipment Operators

7.88

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

7.42

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

6.99

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

6.82

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

6.44

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

6.40

Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders

6.31
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

20.91

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

14.44

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

13.93

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

10.00

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

9.87

Petroleum Engineers

6.21

Commercial and Industrial Designers

5.73

Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door

5.52

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

4.01

Surveying and Mapping Technicians

3.85
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

37.14

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

30.27

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

26.19

Agricultural Equipment Operators

24.28

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

21.80

Wellhead Pumpers

21.15

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

21.08

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

17.64

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

14.91

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

13.83
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

26.17

Lodging Managers

6.28

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

5.88

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.08

Millwrights

4.98

Sewing Machine Operators

4.87

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

4.75

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.67

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

4.51

Production Workers, All Other*

4.43
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders

19.40

Logging Equipment Operators

10.25

Traffic Technicians

9.53

Sewing Machine Operators

7.73

Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

7.02

Fallers

6.84

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

6.04

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

5.75

Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.16

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

5.16
Occupations with the highest location quotient in South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Production Workers, All Other*

8.26

Sewing Machine Operators

6.28

Pipelayers

5.70

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

5.43

Logging Equipment Operators

5.38

Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.86

Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.66

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.64

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

4.56

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.36
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Workers, All Other

29.81

Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

22.98

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

10.19

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

7.44

Production Workers, All Other*

7.37

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

4.94

Dietetic Technicians

4.85

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.63

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

4.48

Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria

4.44
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming Cage Workers

47.80

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

36.40

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

30.62

Forest and Conservation Workers

29.05

Fish and Game Wardens

15.77

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

13.25

Conservation Scientists

12.56

Education Administrators, All Other

12.26

Gaming Dealers

11.09

Gaming Supervisors

10.99
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Animal Scientists

25.47

Forest and Conservation Workers

18.97

Soil and Plant Scientists

18.78

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

14.32

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

13.55

Agricultural Engineers

11.99

Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products

11.15

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

10.11

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

9.84

Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

9.30
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Central South Dakota nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products

25.79

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

25.71

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

17.23

Conservation Scientists

16.66

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

11.90

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

11.81

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

9.79

Residential Advisors

8.80

Highway Maintenance Workers

8.21

Tour Guides and Escorts

7.95
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

39.28

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

18.83

Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders

17.71

Food Batchmakers

15.83

Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

8.06

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

6.90

Education Teachers, Postsecondary

6.69

Team Assemblers

6.03

History Teachers, Postsecondary

5.82

Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.49
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Fallers

27.05

Logging Equipment Operators

11.43

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

7.78

Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

7.30

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

7.07

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

7.01

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

6.52

Agricultural Inspectors

6.50

Correctional Officers and Jailers

6.20

Maintenance Workers, Machinery

5.98
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

32.87

Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

17.24

Fallers

12.56

Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

11.72

Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers

11.11

Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders

10.93

Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

10.71

Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

7.16

Helpers--Roofers

7.14

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

5.34
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

15.58

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

5.85

Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors

4.97

First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers

4.84

Pest Control Workers

4.81

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.73

Forest and Conservation Workers

4.29

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.16

Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers

3.98

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

3.91
Occupations with the highest location quotient in New Shoreham Town, Rhode Island nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Office Clerks, General

2.94
Occupations with the highest location quotient in East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Furniture Finishers

7.18

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

7.05

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

5.53

Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders

5.47

Museum Technicians and Conservators

4.38

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

4.28

Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters

4.23

Highway Maintenance Workers

4.16

Food Batchmakers

4.03

Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.96
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers

15.36

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

9.20

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

8.13

Pourers and Casters, Metal

7.13

Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.67

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

4.67

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

4.61

Plant and System Operators, All Other

4.14

Foresters

3.95

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

3.69
Occupations with the highest location quotient in West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

35.06

Wellhead Pumpers

32.49

Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators

28.57

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

10.34

Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

9.84

Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

9.73

Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

8.85

Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators

8.43

Foresters

8.20

Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.45
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Roof Bolters, Mining

49.17

Mine Shuttle Car Operators

33.90

Mining Machine Operators, All Other

31.22

Loading Machine Operators, Underground Mining

19.21

Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators

18.54

Wellhead Pumpers

16.05

Helpers--Extraction Workers

15.63

Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers

13.21

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

12.35

Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

10.47
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

18.00

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

16.34

Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants

12.81

Foresters

12.32

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

12.21

Biological Scientists, All Other

10.14

Conservation Scientists

9.71

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

9.65

Agricultural Inspectors

8.39

Clergy

8.01
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

34.62

Forest and Conservation Technicians

22.19

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

21.44

Woodworkers, All Other

18.59

Logging Equipment Operators

15.72

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

12.05

Power Distributors and Dispatchers

11.86

Clergy

11.72

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

10.27

Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants

9.40
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southern Oregon & Linn County nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Workers, All Other

152.44

Fallers

46.82

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

33.92

Hoist and Winch Operators

26.12

Logging Equipment Operators

16.54

Clergy

14.31

Forest and Conservation Technicians

13.42

Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other

12.97

Woodworkers, All Other

11.56

Foresters

10.91
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Workers, All Other

173.30

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

31.04

Logging Equipment Operators

30.11

Motorboat Operators

22.47

Fallers

22.02

Hoist and Winch Operators

17.22

Foresters

11.61

Clergy

9.49

Sailors and Marine Oilers

8.80

Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants

8.69
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters

61.93

Gaming Managers

18.48

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

15.07

Wellhead Pumpers

13.31

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

11.31

Pile-Driver Operators

11.05

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

10.44

Slot Supervisors

10.18

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

10.07

Gaming Cage Workers

9.94
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Wellhead Pumpers

23.39

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

19.01

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

17.56

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

13.58

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

12.14

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

11.69

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

9.71

Gas Plant Operators

9.56

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

7.64

Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.71
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

20.11

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

17.91

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

13.58

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

13.24

Helpers--Extraction Workers

12.39

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

9.68

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

8.44

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

8.14

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

7.81

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

6.50
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming Managers

16.08

Gaming Cage Workers

15.84

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

15.54

Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic

8.84

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

8.19

Gaming Supervisors

7.87

Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

7.23

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

6.43

Gaming Dealers

5.78

Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators

4.77
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

7.62

Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

6.39

Logging Equipment Operators

5.05

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.96

Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary

4.91

Communications Teachers, Postsecondary

4.39

Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other

4.17

Power Plant Operators

4.13

Highway Maintenance Workers

4.06

Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary

3.95
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Pourers and Casters, Metal

14.80

Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

11.02

Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

9.90

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

7.28

Tour Guides and Escorts

5.93

Crane and Tower Operators

5.51

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

5.44

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

5.34

Legislators

5.13

Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders

5.03
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Pourers and Casters, Metal

10.56

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

10.34

Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons

7.92

Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

7.02

Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers

6.76

Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic

6.51

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.40

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

6.14

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

5.85

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

5.78
Occupations with the highest location quotient in West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

17.93

Tire Builders

15.65

Tool and Die Makers

10.01

Pourers and Casters, Metal

8.97

Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders

8.62

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

7.98

Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.86

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

5.75

Team Assemblers

5.37

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

5.05
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Far Eastern North Dakota nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

23.53

Agricultural Equipment Operators

22.49

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

17.91

Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

15.41

Food Scientists and Technologists

13.68

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

13.66

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

13.47

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

12.50

Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines

7.18

Millwrights

5.71
Occupations with the highest location quotient in East Central North Dakota, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming Service Workers, All Other

42.61

Gaming Cage Workers

14.02

Psychiatric Aides

11.38

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

9.80

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

9.56

Radio and Television Announcers

7.31

Desktop Publishers

7.17

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

6.87

Gaming Dealers

6.34

Highway Maintenance Workers

5.30
Occupations with the highest location quotient in West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay

24.97

Forest and Conservation Workers

21.67

Power Plant Operators

15.99

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

15.90

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

13.36

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

12.27

Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products

12.22

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

11.98

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

8.06

Agricultural Inspectors

7.22
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

175.02

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

111.91

Extraction Workers, All Other

109.96

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

86.67

Wellhead Pumpers

66.15

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

43.86

Petroleum Engineers

21.81

Gas Plant Operators

14.73

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

8.03

Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other

7.43
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

13.70

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary

12.69

Floor Sanders and Finishers

8.68

Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

8.41

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

6.91

Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other

6.64

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

6.54

Furniture Finishers

5.47

Home Economics Teachers, Postsecondary

5.44

Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

5.01
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers

22.80

Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

21.44

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

16.84

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

15.65

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

13.91

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

7.80

Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.34

Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.51

Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters

5.13

Upholsterers

4.79
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

20.86

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

14.57

Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

13.87

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

10.85

Agricultural Equipment Operators

8.90

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

8.67

Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders

8.67

Logging Equipment Operators

8.00

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

6.95

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

6.71
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

14.28

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

13.55

Fallers

10.52

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary

9.24

Avionics Technicians

8.92

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

7.93

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

6.45

Foresters

5.28

Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other

5.18

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

5.16
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

18.64

Historians

15.37

Legislators

10.24

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

9.18

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

7.59

Highway Maintenance Workers

7.15

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary

7.02

Animal Control Workers

6.60

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

6.52

Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers

5.49
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Central New York nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Historians

11.07

Legislators

10.86

Highway Maintenance Workers

7.74

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

7.71

Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.86

Clergy

6.49

Animal Control Workers

6.18

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

6.16

Conservation Scientists

5.18

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.85
Occupations with the highest location quotient in East Central New York nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

12.62

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

10.66

Legislators

10.23

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

9.24

Highway Maintenance Workers

9.17

Correctional Officers and Jailers

8.39

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

4.44

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

4.36

Bus Drivers, School or Special Client

4.34

Social Workers, All Other

3.96
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Historians

15.63

Legislators

8.53

Bridge and Lock Tenders

8.30

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

6.99

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

6.40

Highway Maintenance Workers

6.31

Correctional Officers and Jailers

6.13

Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers

5.88

Psychiatric Aides

5.68

Animal Control Workers

5.30
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Los Alamos County, New Mexico nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Nuclear Engineers

74.35

Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors

20.57

Protective Service Workers, All Other *

13.52

First-Line Supervisors of Protective Service Workers, All Other

9.46

Technical Writers

8.05

Management Analysts

5.83

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

4.71

Industrial Engineers

2.82

Architectural and Engineering Managers

2.56

Coaches and Scouts

2.42
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

43.66

Food Batchmakers

10.79

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

8.79

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

8.42

Biological Scientists, All Other

5.10

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.74

Legislators

4.50

Helpers--Electricians

4.41

Family and General Practitioners

4.22

Physical Therapist Aides

4.11
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators

91.00

Wellhead Pumpers

45.46

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

42.23

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

31.37

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

25.21

Helpers--Extraction Workers

19.49

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

13.90

Forest and Conservation Workers

10.79

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

9.36

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

9.13
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Workers

24.67

Psychiatric Technicians

19.42

Forest and Conservation Technicians

17.11

Craft Artists

15.91

Slot Supervisors

14.12

Education Administrators, All Other

12.83

Personal Care Aides

7.75

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

7.50

Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers

7.37

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

6.99
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwestern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

17.61

Helpers--Roofers

9.10

Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

7.33

Material Moving Workers, All Other

3.66

Roofers

3.61

Chefs and Head Cooks

3.31

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

3.16

Rehabilitation Counselors

3.08

Legislators

2.99

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

2.93
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Western New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

12.84

Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other

8.93

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

7.47

Mechanical Engineering Technicians

4.94

Education Administrators, Postsecondary

4.64

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other*

4.48

Physical Scientists, All Other

4.40

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

4.38

Highway Maintenance Workers

4.14

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

4.13
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Other New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Hydrologists

12.24

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

11.68

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

9.64

Bicycle Repairers

7.28

Counselors, All Other

5.49

Stonemasons

5.19

Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters

5.04

Material Moving Workers, All Other

4.51

Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other

4.16

Cartographers and Photogrammetrists

3.84
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Material Moving Workers, All Other

23.40

Logging Equipment Operators

21.98

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

10.49

Highway Maintenance Workers

7.39

Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors

5.42

Construction and Related Workers, All Other*

5.33

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

5.27

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

4.96

Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.64

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

3.91
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators

253.67

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

222.88

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

117.26

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

109.96

Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters

104.02

Mining Machine Operators, All Other

66.28

Loading Machine Operators, Underground Mining

62.73

Helpers--Extraction Workers

58.23

Slot Supervisors

35.27

Gaming Cage Workers

34.99
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Slot Supervisors

50.02

Gaming Managers

41.59

Gaming Cage Workers

35.73

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

28.00

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

26.41

Gaming Service Workers, All Other

23.92

Power Plant Operators

5.41

Forest and Conservation Technicians

5.36

Media and Communication Workers, All Other

4.86

Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

4.21
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

36.97

Agricultural Equipment Operators

31.29

Soil and Plant Scientists

24.89

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

21.01

Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products

14.16

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

12.95

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

12.39

Power Plant Operators

12.22

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

9.39

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

9.33
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Dredge Operators

44.06

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

14.89

Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

13.64

Agricultural Equipment Operators

12.78

Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products

11.75

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

10.19

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

9.00

Agricultural Inspectors

7.19

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.89

Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.61
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

26.03

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

9.98

Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

9.97

Agricultural Equipment Operators

9.59

Agricultural Inspectors

9.41

Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products

9.20

Soil and Plant Scientists

8.26

Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.94

Legislators

6.29

Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.00
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Western Nebraska nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

21.12

Rail Car Repairers

16.58

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

10.67

Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products

9.58

Agricultural Equipment Operators

8.77

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

8.16

Wellhead Pumpers

7.52

Farm and Home Management Advisors

7.48

Legislators

6.89

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

6.59
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Western Montana nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

47.90

Foresters

17.90

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

10.74

Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners

8.90

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

8.77

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

8.60

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

8.57

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

8.30

Telemarketers

6.85

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

6.77
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

21.26

Hydrologists

15.09

Conservation Scientists

8.72

Stonemasons

8.26

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

6.58

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

6.55

Drafters, All Other

6.36

Foresters

6.11

Tour Guides and Escorts

5.86

Clergy

5.75
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Central Montana nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters

240.72

Wellhead Pumpers

43.19

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

28.58

Forest and Conservation Technicians

21.64

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

16.05

Conservation Scientists

13.22

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

12.27

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

8.40

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

7.34

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

6.45
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Eastern Montana nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Wellhead Pumpers

60.98

Forest and Conservation Technicians

19.17

Gas Plant Operators

16.98

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

16.92

Conservation Scientists

16.79

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

13.89

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

11.54

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

9.11

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

8.15

Clergy

5.98
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Dancers

22.40

Tour Guides and Escorts

6.48

Agricultural Inspectors

6.24

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

6.01

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

5.99

Musicians and Singers

5.23

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

5.21

Actors

5.18

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.97

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

4.64
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

11.85

Agricultural Equipment Operators

9.61

Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

7.04

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

7.02

Highway Maintenance Workers

6.51

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

6.00

Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders

5.92

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

5.14

Embalmers

5.11

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

5.06
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Missouri nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Bridge and Lock Tenders

12.81

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

9.34

Highway Maintenance Workers

6.86

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.59

Conservation Scientists

6.57

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

6.19

Agricultural Equipment Operators

6.12

Order Clerks

5.90

Music Directors and Composers

5.42

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

4.28
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

7.44

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.59

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

4.86

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.60

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

4.56

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

4.47

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

4.25

Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.04

Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other

4.03

Highway Maintenance Workers

4.01
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

29.97

Log Graders and Scalers

19.69

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

14.92

Gaming Managers

14.58

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

14.44

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

12.35

Foresters

10.56

Cooks, All Other

8.59

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

7.47

Sailors and Marine Oilers

7.32
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

26.75

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

26.52

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

26.24

Log Graders and Scalers

19.08

Logging Equipment Operators

12.80

Agricultural Inspectors

9.87

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

9.31

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

7.63

Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

7.43

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

7.34
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

9.91

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

9.73

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

7.96

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

7.81

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.59

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

6.41

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School

5.93

Soil and Plant Scientists

5.91

Conservation Scientists

5.44

Foresters

5.13
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Upholsterers

70.36

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

19.62

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

18.30

Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers

13.70

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

13.34

Psychiatric Aides

13.12

Sewing Machine Operators

10.62

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

9.48

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

7.70

Foresters

7.65
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers

39.94

Agricultural Workers, All Other

25.12

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

21.47

Religious Workers, All Other

10.24

Pourers and Casters, Metal

10.02

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.49

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

5.71

Agricultural Equipment Operators

5.68

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

5.55

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

5.53
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

41.59

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

14.63

Agricultural Equipment Operators

11.68

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

7.01

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

6.61

Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products

6.26

Soil and Plant Scientists

5.91

Production Workers, All Other*

5.90

Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.70

Home Health Aides

5.66
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Foresters

38.92

Logging Equipment Operators

18.04

Millwrights

14.20

Forest and Conservation Technicians

10.61

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

10.13

Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders

9.80

Curators

9.13

Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers

7.21

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.67

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

6.49
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

20.52

Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians

9.11

Foresters

8.89

Agricultural Workers, All Other

7.92

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

6.88

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

6.81

Gaming Cage Workers

6.74

Woodworkers, All Other

5.98

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

5.87

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.82
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

12.10

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

9.42

Tool and Die Makers

8.49

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

7.47

Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.52

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

5.03

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.74

Industrial Engineers

4.67

Commercial and Industrial Designers

4.36

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.34
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders

14.07

Wellhead Pumpers

6.92

Occupational Therapy Aides

6.08

Gaming Supervisors

5.98

Gaming Dealers

5.50

Court Reporters

5.20

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.74

Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.64

Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors

3.51

Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.37
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Foresters

11.77

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

6.60

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.46

Legislators

6.37

Logging Equipment Operators

6.00

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

4.65

Tool and Die Makers

4.26

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

4.17

Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door

3.85

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

3.84
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Log Graders and Scalers

21.78

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

15.78

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

12.99

Gaming Cage Workers

11.11

Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders

9.78

Slot Supervisors

9.44

Gaming Supervisors

8.44

Foresters

7.39

Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other

6.27

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

5.94
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Physics Teachers, Postsecondary

38.95

Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary

36.53

Education Administrators, Postsecondary

18.97

Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary

16.77

Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary

15.34

Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary

13.49

Graduate Teaching Assistants

13.06

Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary

11.54

Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary

11.26

Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary

9.24
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Proofreaders and Copy Markers

18.08

History Teachers, Postsecondary

7.80

Education Administrators, Postsecondary

7.54

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

6.89

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary

6.26

Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary

5.34

Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary

4.36

Mental Health Counselors

3.99

First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers

3.96

Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary

3.95
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Massage Therapists

9.21

Rehabilitation Counselors

8.95

Residential Advisors

8.75

Library Technicians

5.31

Chefs and Head Cooks

4.84

Highway Maintenance Workers

4.25

Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers

4.04

First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers

3.96

Special Education Teachers, Middle School

3.49

Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop

3.41
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Lodging Managers

10.48

Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers

7.22

First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers

6.53

Transportation Security Screeners* (federal only)

6.34

Carpenters

5.73

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

5.66

Architects, Except Landscape and Naval

5.64

Postal Service Clerks

5.13

Library Technicians

4.65

Architectural and Civil Drafters

4.58
Occupations with the highest location quotient in St. Mary's County, Maryland nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Aerospace Engineers

33.83

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

32.74

Logisticians

28.64

Computer and Information Research Scientists

26.83

Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other

24.41

Operations Research Analysts

12.80

Engineers, All Other

12.64

Financial Specialists, All Other

10.92

Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians

8.44

Technical Writers

7.87
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Garrett County, Maryland nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

11.04

Automotive Body and Related Repairers

4.65

Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers

3.93

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

3.66

Carpenters

3.56

First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers

2.79

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

2.67

Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators

2.62

Construction Laborers

2.57

Painters, Construction and Maintenance

2.43
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Upper Eastern Shore nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Bridge and Lock Tenders

24.34

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

13.69

Residential Advisors

5.39

Agricultural Inspectors

4.51

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.29

Family and General Practitioners

3.81

Chefs and Head Cooks

3.57

Legislators

3.39

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

3.38

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

3.32
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

9.96

Logging Equipment Operators

9.49

Fish and Game Wardens

6.75

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

5.33

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.10

Electrical and Electronics Drafters

4.96

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

4.63

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

4.61

Riggers

4.60

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

4.21
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

39.68

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

10.68

Fish and Game Wardens

9.90

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

7.88

Foresters

6.88

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

6.85

Agricultural Inspectors

6.39

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

6.34

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

5.58

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

5.47
Occupations with the highest location quotient in New Iberia nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Riggers

38.77

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

31.86

Commercial Divers

30.47

Extraction Workers, All Other

22.83

Sailors and Marine Oilers

21.36

Bridge and Lock Tenders

19.32

Ship Engineers

19.13

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

17.02

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

16.77

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

15.63
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Agricultural Equipment Operators

11.10

Logging Equipment Operators

9.66

Gas Plant Operators

9.42

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

9.10

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

6.64

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

6.38

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

5.80

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.79

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

5.39

Wellhead Pumpers

5.22
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

32.90

Log Graders and Scalers

25.21

Cooks, All Other

22.66

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

9.75

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

9.53

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

9.19

Gaming Supervisors

6.41

Foresters

5.48

Correctional Officers and Jailers

5.28

Legislators

4.72
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Hammond nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators

9.29

Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service

6.88

Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks

5.72

Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers

4.45

Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other*

4.29

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors

3.59

Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other*

3.50

Personal Care Aides

3.29

Physical Therapist Aides

3.28

Counselors, All Other

3.11
Occupations with the highest location quotient in East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Loading Machine Operators, Underground Mining

146.79

Roof Bolters, Mining

121.91

Mine Shuttle Car Operators

106.02

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

26.18

Helpers--Extraction Workers

24.82

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

20.55

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

15.63

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

14.88

Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators

10.34

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

9.89
Occupations with the highest location quotient in West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters

35.73

Budget Analysts

9.10

Epidemiologists

7.97

Bailiffs

7.29

Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders

5.92

Cartographers and Photogrammetrists

5.54

Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters

4.74

Surveying and Mapping Technicians

4.53

Gas Plant Operators

4.28

Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.08
Occupations with the highest location quotient in South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

10.67

Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

9.03

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

8.96

Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

8.19

Sewing Machine Operators

7.24

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

7.21

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.49

Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers

4.97

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

4.80

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

4.61
Occupations with the highest location quotient in West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Mine Shuttle Car Operators

73.86

Roof Bolters, Mining

65.84

Extraction Workers, All Other

50.58

Sailors and Marine Oilers

23.22

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

22.64

Ship Engineers

18.58

Woodworkers, All Other

17.29

Loading Machine Operators, Underground Mining

16.24

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

12.67

Plant and System Operators, All Other

9.71
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Kansas nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

12.67

Wellhead Pumpers

11.79

Agricultural Equipment Operators

10.77

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

10.62

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

9.69

Farm and Home Management Advisors

9.10

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

8.94

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

8.77

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

8.06

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

6.76
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Agricultural Equipment Operators

13.20

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

10.68

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

9.04

Production Workers, All Other*

8.04

Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic

7.79

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

7.45

Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

7.22

Chemical Plant and System Operators

6.79

Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.05

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

5.96
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Agricultural Equipment Operators

16.74

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

15.54

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

10.20

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

8.15

Soil and Plant Scientists

7.38

Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

7.35

Agricultural Inspectors

6.07

Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products

5.14

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

5.04

Highway Maintenance Workers

4.64
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

20.51

Agricultural Equipment Operators

16.25

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

12.93

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

10.00

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

8.73

Soil and Plant Scientists

8.52

Agricultural Inspectors

7.96

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

7.11

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

6.71

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

6.68
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Agricultural Equipment Operators

20.01

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

18.44

Agricultural Workers, All Other

13.99

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

5.86

Highway Maintenance Workers

5.66

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

5.48

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

4.88

Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products

4.79

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.66

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

4.15
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters

58.31

Furniture Finishers

40.07

Loading Machine Operators, Underground Mining

15.24

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

13.78

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay

10.02

Tool and Die Makers

8.16

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

7.40

Upholsterers

7.40

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

7.40

Plant and System Operators, All Other

7.33
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders

11.86

Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

10.02

Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

8.44

Tool and Die Makers

8.10

Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

8.10

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

7.30

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

6.13

Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.89

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

5.54

Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.27
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

15.22

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

14.28

Agricultural Engineers

11.65

Pourers and Casters, Metal

10.53

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

8.52

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

8.35

Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

7.94

Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

7.75

Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

7.65

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

7.08
Occupations with the highest location quotient in South Illinois nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Mine Shuttle Car Operators

38.05

Roof Bolters, Mining

37.04

Loading Machine Operators, Underground Mining

25.53

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

25.08

Extraction Workers, All Other

10.83

Bridge and Lock Tenders

9.93

Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other

8.50

Helpers--Extraction Workers

7.77

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

7.64

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

7.14
Occupations with the highest location quotient in East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Wellhead Pumpers

11.46

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

7.11

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

6.79

Highway Maintenance Workers

6.04

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

5.33

Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.13

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

4.97

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

4.93

Social Workers, All Other

4.67

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

4.57
Occupations with the highest location quotient in West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

16.80

Agricultural Equipment Operators

11.21

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

9.86

Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

7.12

Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products

6.96

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

6.78

Bridge and Lock Tenders

6.66

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

6.33

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

6.06

Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.87
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic

26.00

Bridge and Lock Tenders

14.51

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

8.63

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

5.89

Power Plant Operators

5.53

Private Detectives and Investigators

5.34

Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products

4.71

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

4.68

Woodworkers, All Other

4.66

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

4.65
Occupations with the highest location quotient in East Idaho nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

50.10

Forest and Conservation Technicians

31.89

Food Scientists and Technologists

14.57

Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan

9.53

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

9.24

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

8.50

Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians

8.20

Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors

8.15

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

7.18

Conservation Scientists

6.80
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southcentral Idaho nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

21.24

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

19.36

Forest and Conservation Technicians

15.23

Stonemasons

14.46

Agricultural Workers, All Other

11.97

Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products

9.51

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

9.46

Agricultural Inspectors

8.07

Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders

7.53

Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

7.46
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Idaho nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

74.57

Foresters

26.46

Logging Equipment Operators

12.92

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

10.71

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

9.85

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

8.45

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

8.17

Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate

6.05

Highway Maintenance Workers

4.75

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

4.46
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Idaho nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

54.89

Foresters

44.38

Logging Equipment Operators

34.96

Farm and Home Management Advisors

22.04

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

21.85

Helpers--Extraction Workers

12.23

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

11.45

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

7.56

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

6.78

Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.45
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Dancers

24.34

Tour Guides and Escorts

23.55

Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants

12.91

Baggage Porters and Bellhops

11.21

Concierges

10.48

Transportation Security Screeners* (federal only)

9.42

Forest and Conservation Workers

8.93

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

7.78

Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks

7.13

Anthropologists and Archeologists

7.02
Occupations with the highest location quotient in South Georgia nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Log Graders and Scalers

25.26

Logging Equipment Operators

19.97

Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers

10.96

Embalmers

8.76

Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary

8.34

Food Scientists and Technologists

7.11

Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters

6.13

Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.90

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

5.63

Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers

5.33
Occupations with the highest location quotient in East Georgia nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

30.01

Embalmers

8.93

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

8.38

Correctional Officers and Jailers

8.02

Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.85

Agricultural Equipment Operators

5.47

Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders

4.89

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

4.62

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

4.59

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

4.43
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

23.60

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

17.21

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

15.15

Statistical Assistants

13.40

Logging Equipment Operators

9.95

Furniture Finishers

7.96

Upholsterers

5.87

Residential Advisors

4.69

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.46

Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.39
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Georgia nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

64.48

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

41.48

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

33.22

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

27.53

Forest and Conservation Workers

18.38

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

11.23

Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers

6.72

Pharmacy Aides

5.65

Logging Equipment Operators

5.31

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

5.22
Occupations with the highest location quotient in South Florida nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Farm Labor Contractors

80.51

Motorboat Operators

40.73

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

25.26

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

12.46

Fish and Game Wardens

10.71

Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists

5.85

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

5.59

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

5.33

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

5.15

Correctional Officers and Jailers

4.98
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Correctional Officers and Jailers

13.65

Logging Equipment Operators

12.17

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

10.05

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

9.39

Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers

7.64

Farm and Home Management Advisors

7.30

Foresters

6.57

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

5.42

Fish and Game Wardens

5.26

Power Plant Operators

4.94
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Agricultural Inspectors

20.96

Correctional Officers and Jailers

18.59

Logging Equipment Operators

13.11

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

12.94

Fish and Game Wardens

10.31

Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists

8.49

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

7.37

Construction and Related Workers, All Other*

5.43

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

4.62

Environmental Engineers

4.24
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Sussex County, Delaware nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

56.13

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

9.99

Agricultural Inspectors

9.47

Dietetic Technicians

6.02

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.18

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

3.86

Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other

2.99

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

2.77

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

2.69

Physical Therapist Aides

2.67
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Eastern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

17.04

Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors

7.09

Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other*

4.42

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.39

Rehabilitation Counselors

4.34

Packers and Packagers, Hand

4.11

Personal Care Aides

3.67

Health Educators

3.53

Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.49

Cooks, Fast Food

3.20
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwestern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

11.09

Residential Advisors

8.82

Highway Maintenance Workers

4.76

Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.64

Chefs and Head Cooks

4.60

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors

4.22

Social and Human Service Assistants

3.80

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

3.70

First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers

3.48

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.37
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Tour Guides and Escorts

13.31

Forest and Conservation Technicians

13.31

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors

6.19

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

5.33

Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers

5.28

Legislators

4.79

Chefs and Head Cooks

3.79

Tire Repairers and Changers

3.61

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

3.52

Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators

3.45
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

19.28

Concierges

15.32

Forest and Conservation Technicians

11.93

Tile and Marble Setters

7.62

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

7.22

Chefs and Head Cooks

7.20

Massage Therapists

7.10

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

6.62

Interior Designers

5.58

Glaziers

5.45
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Western Colorado nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Loading Machine Operators, Underground Mining

28.15

Mine Shuttle Car Operators

25.33

Roof Bolters, Mining

24.58

Gas Plant Operators

19.63

Forest and Conservation Technicians

16.45

Anthropologists and Archeologists

16.32

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

13.13

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

10.07

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

9.75

Bicycle Repairers

8.43
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

14.71

Gas Plant Operators

13.81

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

13.07

Wellhead Pumpers

11.95

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

9.17

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

9.16

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

8.37

Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary

7.91

Legislators

7.49

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

7.23
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

103.62

Foresters

23.81

Stonemasons

12.10

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

9.19

Logging Equipment Operators

8.47

Correctional Officers and Jailers

8.18

Conservation Scientists

7.74

Soil and Plant Scientists

6.57

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

6.49

Fire Inspectors and Investigators

5.53
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

64.77

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

36.04

Forest and Conservation Technicians

20.82

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

15.65

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

11.50

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

11.08

Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

8.45

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

8.35

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

8.06

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

7.01
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Workers

77.41

Fallers

30.26

Foresters

21.52

Gaming Managers

16.12

Forest and Conservation Technicians

15.62

Rock Splitters, Quarry

13.73

Gaming Cage Workers

9.86

Logging Equipment Operators

8.53

Tree Trimmers and Pruners

8.52

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

8.52
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

63.14

Lodging Managers

18.09

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

12.26

Biological Scientists, All Other

10.41

Chefs and Head Cooks

7.58

Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

6.37

Protective Service Workers, All Other *

4.79

Painters, Construction and Maintenance

3.79

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

3.78

First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers

3.09
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

36.07

Foresters

11.27

Protective Service Workers, All Other *

9.81

Correctional Officers and Jailers

9.05

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

6.25

Firefighters

6.07

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

5.52

Pharmacy Aides

5.45

Legislators

5.14

Biological Scientists, All Other

4.88
Occupations with the highest location quotient in West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

9.61

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

6.49

Forest and Conservation Technicians

5.58

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

5.28

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

5.27

Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers

5.26

Logging Equipment Operators

5.15

Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.94

Agricultural Inspectors

4.69

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

3.83
Occupations with the highest location quotient in South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Fallers

46.86

Log Graders and Scalers

32.39

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

23.88

Logging Equipment Operators

23.25

Woodworkers, All Other

18.70

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

14.84

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

10.84

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

9.44

Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders

9.05

Foresters

8.97
Occupations with the highest location quotient in East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Agricultural Equipment Operators

25.41

Embalmers

9.52

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

7.69

Painters, Transportation Equipment

7.22

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

6.73

Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.46

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

6.43

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.30

Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.72

Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders

5.66
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

21.31

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

18.34

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

17.28

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

10.39

Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders

8.91

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

8.85

Helpers--Extraction Workers

5.28

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

4.84

Logging Equipment Operators

4.36

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

4.29
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southeast Arizona nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

37.79

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

27.60

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

10.43

Chemical Technicians

8.85

Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other

8.42

Forest and Conservation Technicians

7.92

Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines

6.82

Correctional Officers and Jailers

5.33

Animal Control Workers

5.20

Compliance Officers

5.07
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Arizona nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

35.97

First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers

6.09

Firefighters

5.96

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

5.14

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

5.06

Logging Equipment Operators

4.94

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School

4.83

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

4.63

Animal Control Workers

4.20

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

4.11
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Mining Machine Operators, All Other

44.87

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

36.10

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

29.38

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

21.62

Ship Engineers

19.79

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

19.62

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

19.31

Extraction Workers, All Other

17.22

Commercial Pilots

16.55

Power Plant Operators

16.42
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Tour Guides and Escorts

49.36

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

47.42

Sailors and Marine Oilers

47.26

Ship Engineers

46.11

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

27.70

Commercial Pilots

19.26

Forest and Conservation Technicians

16.86

Transportation Workers, All Other

13.22

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

12.92

Transportation Security Screeners* (federal only)

8.65
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

56.85

Commercial Pilots

26.48

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

25.85

Transportation Inspectors

24.54

Agricultural Workers, All Other

21.30

Logging Equipment Operators

20.09

Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers

14.75

Farm and Home Management Advisors

11.22

Agricultural Inspectors

9.23

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

6.91
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

35.00

Chemical Plant and System Operators

13.86

Avionics Technicians

12.35

Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

11.06

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

9.88

Farm and Home Management Advisors

9.11

Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.13

Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders

5.95

Foresters

5.88

Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door

5.46
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

54.88

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

41.32

Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

40.59

Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers

21.44

Logging Equipment Operators

17.20

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

13.06

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

10.36

Agricultural Workers, All Other

8.40

Helpers--Production Workers

8.18

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

8.18
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

22.95

Logging Equipment Operators

20.90

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

13.65

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

13.40

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

10.40

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

10.01

Sewing Machine Operators

7.39

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

7.00

Agricultural Inspectors

6.74

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.69
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Worcester, MA-CT, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Insurance Appraisers, Auto Damage

8.39

Materials Engineers

5.61

Recreational Therapists

4.75

Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators

4.74

Industrial Engineering Technicians

4.24

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.10

Healthcare Social Workers

4.05

Biological Technicians

3.97

Semiconductor Processors

3.94

Mental Health Counselors

3.83
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Waterbury, CT, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Tool and Die Makers

11.14

Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists

5.09

Mental Health Counselors

5.02

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

4.81

Rehabilitation Counselors

4.81

Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.56

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.50

Obstetricians and Gynecologists

4.07

Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.02

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School

3.82
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Taunton-Norton-Raynham, MA NECTA Division, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers

14.85

Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners

10.96

Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers

6.92

Environmental Engineers

6.92

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

6.80

Medical Equipment Repairers

4.41

Electrical Engineers

3.95

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

3.71

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

3.57

Automotive Body and Related Repairers

3.32
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Springfield, MA-CT, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Psychiatric Technicians

6.60

Internists, General

4.91

Pediatricians, General

4.18

Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators

4.05

Occupational Therapy Assistants

4.02

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

3.82

Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.73

Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.67

Healthcare Social Workers

3.65

Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary

3.61
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Rochester-Dover, NH-ME, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

18.31

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

8.43

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

7.31

Fire Inspectors and Investigators

6.68

Production Workers, All Other*

4.63

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

3.77

Counselors, All Other

3.56

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

3.20

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

3.19

Office Machine Operators, Except Computer

2.99
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Providence-Fall River-Warwick, RI-MA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers

8.87

Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic

7.35

Watch Repairers

6.98

Life Scientists, All Other

6.77

Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary

5.71

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

4.50

Model Makers, Metal and Plastic

4.08

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

3.97

Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.94

Sewers, Hand

3.82
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Portsmouth, NH-ME, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other

18.41

Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other

10.19

Engineers, All Other

7.87

Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other*

6.20

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

5.56

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

5.20

Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.99

Data Entry Keyers

4.71

Compliance Officers

4.49

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

4.41
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, ME, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Psychiatric Aides

9.58

Actuaries

7.82

Electro-Mechanical Technicians

6.96

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.22

Musical Instrument Repairers and Tuners

4.79

Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall

4.38

Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.80

Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters

3.53

Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture

3.47

Statistical Assistants

3.39
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Pittsfield, MA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

9.39

Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants

8.04

Industrial Engineering Technicians

6.15

Healthcare Social Workers

6.03

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.81

Internists, General

5.08

Skincare Specialists

5.03

Glaziers

4.19

Mental Health Counselors

4.01

Social and Human Service Assistants

3.82
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Peabody, MA NECTA Division, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers

12.45

Tour Guides and Escorts

6.93

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers

4.79

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.67

Recreational Therapists

4.48

Healthcare Social Workers

4.42

Skincare Specialists

4.24

Concierges

3.85

Manicurists and Pedicurists

3.63

Insurance Appraisers, Auto Damage

3.62
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Norwich-New London, CT-RI, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

7.61

Technical Writers

5.58

Emergency Management Directors

4.78

Insulation Workers, Mechanical

4.77

Residential Advisors

3.77

Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials

3.50

Recreational Therapists

3.40

Sailors and Marine Oilers

3.17

Private Detectives and Investigators

3.15

Musicians and Singers

2.94
Occupations with the highest location quotient in New Haven, CT, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Business Teachers, Postsecondary

5.72

Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.52

Psychologists, All Other

5.03

Natural Sciences Managers

4.35

Residential Advisors

4.30

Anthropology and Archeology Teachers, Postsecondary

4.01

Insurance Appraisers, Auto Damage

3.98

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

3.84

Shampooers

3.60

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

3.41
Occupations with the highest location quotient in New Bedford, MA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Sewing Machine Operators

14.11

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

9.82

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

9.45

Occupational Therapy Assistants

7.55

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

6.00

Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.31

Brickmasons and Blockmasons

5.31

Physical Therapist Assistants

5.11

Healthcare Social Workers

4.75

Social and Human Service Assistants

4.36
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

17.21

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

14.39

Mechanical Door Repairers

6.83

Engineers, All Other

5.65

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

5.27

Personal Financial Advisors

5.18

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

4.95

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

4.39

Software Developers, Applications

4.26

Counselors, All Other

4.15
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Manchester, NH, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

5.90

Transportation Security Screeners* (federal only)

4.92

Residential Advisors

4.90

Crossing Guards

4.55

Drafters, All Other

4.40

Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other

4.13

Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers

4.10

Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other*

3.79

Construction and Related Workers, All Other*

3.74

Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary

3.27
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, MA-NH NECTA Division, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Materials Scientists

15.26

Electro-Mechanical Technicians

9.47

Sales Engineers

9.37

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

7.95

Software Developers, Systems Software

7.83

Chemical Engineers

5.76

Computer Hardware Engineers

5.69

Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians

5.56

Materials Engineers

5.50

Stonemasons

5.20
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lewiston-Auburn, ME, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Insulation Workers, Mechanical

22.33

Telemarketers

5.96

Production Workers, All Other*

5.67

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.06

Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks

3.85

Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.54

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers

3.41

Loan Interviewers and Clerks

3.13

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

2.82

Parts Salespersons

2.77
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner, MA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Furniture Finishers

8.80

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

7.07

Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.89

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.56

Dietetic Technicians

6.08

Healthcare Social Workers

5.92

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.76

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

5.53

Occupational Therapy Assistants

4.99

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

4.82
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lawrence-Methuen-Salem, MA-NH NECTA Division, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

11.65

Healthcare Social Workers

7.50

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

4.04

Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door

3.98

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

3.40

Rehabilitation Counselors

3.27

Sewing Machine Operators

3.20

Environmental Engineers

3.07

Occupational Therapists

2.98

Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks

2.93
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Haverhill-North Andover-Amesbury, MA-NH NECTA Division, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Animal Control Workers

4.97

Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

4.81

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

4.20

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.90

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

3.80

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

3.61

Drafters, All Other

3.53

Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators

3.38

Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program

3.37

Mental Health Counselors

2.95
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Actuaries

7.85

Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary

7.30

Insurance Underwriters

5.94

Aerospace Engineers

5.91

Epidemiologists

5.63

Anthropology and Archeology Teachers, Postsecondary

4.89

Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.92

Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.76

Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators

3.62

Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.60
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Framingham, MA NECTA Division, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Software Developers, Systems Software

7.80

Biochemists and Biophysicists

7.16

Electro-Mechanical Technicians

6.97

Chemical Engineers

6.29

Computer Hardware Engineers

6.03

Technical Writers

5.99

Software Developers, Applications

5.81

Stonemasons

5.71

Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other

4.58

Industrial Engineering Technicians

4.37
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Danbury, CT, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

6.67

Surgeons

6.20

Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.10

Mechanical Engineering Technicians

3.06

Credit Analysts

3.05

Dental Hygienists

2.83

Physical Therapists

2.74

Advertising Sales Agents

2.48

Physical Therapist Aides

2.42

Radiologic Technologists and Technicians*

2.37
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Burlington-South Burlington, VT, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Compliance Officers

5.96

Tour Guides and Escorts

5.37

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

4.99

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.65

Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.10

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

4.01

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

3.43

Pediatricians, General

3.43

Medical Transcriptionists

3.22

Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.11
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, MA NECTA Division, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Fence Erectors

7.11

Stonemasons

6.58

Diagnostic Medical Sonographers

5.35

Education Administrators, Postsecondary

4.87

Internists, General

4.23

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

4.16

Pediatricians, General

3.88

Healthcare Social Workers

3.75

Social Workers, All Other

3.69

Economics Teachers, Postsecondary

3.57
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Brokerage Clerks

7.89

Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents

5.95

Choreographers

5.04

Survey Researchers

4.77

Manicurists and Pedicurists

4.71

Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators

4.26

Marketing Managers

4.26

Financial Analysts

4.02

Athletic Trainers

3.57

Credit Analysts

3.43
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Microbiologists

6.63

Social Science Research Assistants

6.62

Psychiatric Technicians

6.04

Biochemists and Biophysicists

5.70

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

5.66

Astronomers

5.22

Epidemiologists

5.17

Biological Technicians

4.98

Biomedical Engineers

4.66

Law Teachers, Postsecondary

4.54
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Microbiologists

4.89

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

4.79

Biochemists and Biophysicists

4.73

Social Science Research Assistants

4.62

Psychiatric Technicians

4.45

Biomedical Engineers

4.31

Biological Technicians

3.95

Epidemiologists

3.66

Astronomers

3.59

Electro-Mechanical Technicians

3.42
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Barnstable Town, MA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Marine Engineers and Naval Architects

29.46

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

20.64

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

17.53

Electro-Mechanical Technicians

9.53

Sailors and Marine Oilers

8.37

Residential Advisors

7.49

Ship Engineers

7.19

Medical Appliance Technicians

5.99

First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers

4.89

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

4.39
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Bangor, ME, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

8.70

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers

7.22

Psychiatric Aides

5.65

Millwrights

4.76

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

3.92

Highway Maintenance Workers

3.65

Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines

3.64

Education Teachers, Postsecondary

3.56

Social and Human Service Assistants

3.48

Education Administrators, All Other

3.41
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Yuma, AZ, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

73.13

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

39.97

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

17.48

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

14.49

Agricultural Equipment Operators

12.23

Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians

10.57

Agricultural Inspectors

8.95

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.27

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

5.43

First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers

4.33
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Yuba City, CA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

17.94

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

9.36

Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders

9.24

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

6.28

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.17

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors

5.85

Surveyors

5.67

Cooks, Fast Food

4.33

Urban and Regional Planners

3.59

Interpreters and Translators

3.43
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

10.69

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

8.99

Private Detectives and Investigators

8.73

Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic

8.46

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

7.86

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

5.56

Pourers and Casters, Metal

5.54

Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.13

Tool and Die Makers

5.05

Telemarketers

4.72
Occupations with the highest location quotient in York-Hanover, PA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Drafters, All Other

5.26

Procurement Clerks

4.47

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

4.28

Mechanical Drafters

4.25

Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.14

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

4.01

Furniture Finishers

3.84

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

3.72

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

3.41

Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.29
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Yauco, PR, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Highway Maintenance Workers

32.64

Pharmacy Aides

18.93

Bakers

10.99

Painters, Construction and Maintenance

9.41

Teachers and Instructors, All Other*

5.96

Child, Family, and School Social Workers

5.60

Butchers and Meat Cutters

5.28

Cooks, Fast Food

4.46

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers

3.41

Food Preparation Workers

3.05
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Yakima, WA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

62.49

Agricultural Workers, All Other

26.18

Agricultural Inspectors

15.29

Agricultural Equipment Operators

13.04

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

12.15

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

9.16

Rehabilitation Counselors

7.04

Cooks, All Other

6.10

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.94

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

5.91
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Winston-Salem, NC, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

7.19

Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks

7.17

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

6.70

Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers

5.21

Real Estate Brokers

5.12

Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.94

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.04

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School

3.70

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School

3.56

Helpers--Production Workers

3.42
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Winchester, VA-WV, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

5.80

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

4.83

Residential Advisors

4.41

Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.17

Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers

3.90

Structural Iron and Steel Workers

3.90

Maintenance Workers, Machinery

3.16

Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.12

Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers

3.06

Surgeons

2.80
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Wilmington, NC, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

8.16

Insulation Workers, Mechanical

8.08

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

7.06

Floor Sanders and Finishers

6.16

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

5.33

Chemical Engineers

5.12

Real Estate Brokers

3.99

Tour Guides and Escorts

3.69

Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health

3.50

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

3.46
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ Metropolitan Division, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders

13.03

Chemists

11.17

Chemical Engineers

9.40

Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks

8.41

Credit Analysts

6.73

Door-to-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers

6.68

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

6.47

Shampooers

6.26

Materials Scientists

5.59

Tour Guides and Escorts

5.31
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Williamsport, PA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

12.55

Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

10.23

Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers

7.16

Funeral Attendants

4.62

Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers

4.43

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

4.19

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

3.38

Highway Maintenance Workers

3.18

Residential Advisors

3.17

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

2.90
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Wichita Falls, TX, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Wellhead Pumpers

20.05

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

12.07

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

10.06

Barbers

9.93

Helpers--Extraction Workers

8.98

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

7.47

Counselors, All Other

5.97

Physical Therapist Aides

5.57

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

5.42

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

3.63
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Wichita, KS, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Avionics Technicians

19.08

Aerospace Engineers

16.50

Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians

12.67

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

7.08

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

5.10

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

3.92

Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.91

Tool and Die Makers

3.61

Data Entry Keyers

3.61

Choreographers

3.48
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Wheeling, WV-OH, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

117.32

Animal Trainers

9.78

Funeral Attendants

6.01

Legislators

4.25

Roofers

4.20

Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines

3.68

Highway Maintenance Workers

3.15

Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians

3.12

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors

3.00

Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping

2.97
Occupations with the highest location quotient in West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, FL Metropolitan Division, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants

6.06

Athletes and Sports Competitors

5.95

Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other

4.90

Psychiatric Aides

3.89

Personal Financial Advisors

3.34

Skincare Specialists

3.28

Landscape Architects

3.12

Diagnostic Medical Sonographers

3.11

Real Estate Sales Agents

3.10

Shampooers

3.10
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Wenatchee-East Wenatchee, WA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

41.18

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

14.75

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

13.33

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

11.67

Agricultural Inspectors

11.36

Cooks, All Other

10.39

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.51

Packers and Packagers, Hand

5.53

Biological Technicians

4.27

Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop

3.49
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Wausau, WI, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

14.47

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

11.11

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

10.27

Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

7.30

Commercial and Industrial Designers

5.93

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.70

Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.61

Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.19

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

4.73

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

4.42
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Production Workers, All Other*

7.29

Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.74

Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners

6.49

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

5.25

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other*

5.22

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

5.00

Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.57

Tool and Die Makers

4.26

Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.98

Industrial Engineers

3.64
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Political Scientists

30.40

Economists

13.66

Mathematical Science Occupations, All Other

11.52

Artists and Related Workers, All Other

10.82

Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other

9.63

Astronomers

8.28

Geographers

7.62

Statisticians

7.26

Marine Engineers and Naval Architects

6.77

Radio Operators

6.50
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Political Scientists

37.25

Economists

16.43

Mathematical Science Occupations, All Other

14.16

Artists and Related Workers, All Other

11.94

Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other

11.01

Astronomers

9.65

Geographers

9.33

Radio Operators

8.02

Industrial-Organizational Psychologists

7.61

Statisticians

7.14
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Commercial and Industrial Designers

10.18

Mechanical Engineers

8.89

Tool and Die Makers

6.48

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

5.44

Mechanical Engineering Technicians

5.41

Industrial Engineering Technicians

5.30

Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.05

Industrial Engineers

4.67

Bicycle Repairers

4.56

Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.29
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Warner Robins, GA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment

34.90

Logisticians

24.89

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

23.69

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

19.54

Procurement Clerks

10.44

Industrial Engineering Technicians

9.93

Business Operations Specialists, All Other*

5.64

Financial Specialists, All Other

4.44

Information and Record Clerks, All Other

4.18

Computer Occupations, All Other*

4.13
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Waco, TX, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

8.78

Insulation Workers, Mechanical

8.29

Gaming Service Workers, All Other

6.08

Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers

5.52

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

5.38

Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers, All Other

4.07

Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary

3.78

Painters, Transportation Equipment

3.76

Brickmasons and Blockmasons

3.34

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

3.22
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Visalia-Porterville, CA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

90.51

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

37.74

Farm Labor Contractors

32.43

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

18.64

Agricultural Workers, All Other

15.52

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

14.74

Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

9.27

Forest and Conservation Technicians

8.29

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

7.75

Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders

7.48
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Ship Engineers

24.79

Marine Engineers and Naval Architects

15.82

Sailors and Marine Oilers

14.20

Riggers

11.84

Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic

9.84

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

8.79

Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment

5.81

Broadcast News Analysts

5.39

Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other

4.97

Commercial Divers

4.95
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, NJ, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers

26.54

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

15.79

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

15.79

Correctional Officers and Jailers

9.55

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

7.99

Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders

7.76

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

7.49

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

6.26

Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.21

Packers and Packagers, Hand

6.08
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Victoria, TX, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Chemical Plant and System Operators

44.68

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

25.44

Riggers

13.94

Helpers--Extraction Workers

12.94

Wellhead Pumpers

7.68

Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers

7.37

Chemical Engineers

7.30

Helpers--Electricians

6.91

Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers

5.02

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

4.25
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Vallejo-Fairfield, CA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Commercial Divers

13.61

Pipelayers

5.75

Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

5.39

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other*

5.12

Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers

4.90

Judicial Law Clerks

4.54

Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping

4.50

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

4.35

Food Scientists and Technologists

3.87

Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.62
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Valdosta, GA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

10.53

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School

5.92

Helpers--Electricians

5.87

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

4.10

Education Teachers, Postsecondary

4.00

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

3.99

Pest Control Workers

3.93

Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials

3.91

Funeral Attendants

3.47

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.11
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Utica-Rome, NY, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

13.80

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary

6.28

Word Processors and Typists

5.54

Legislators

4.82

Computer and Information Research Scientists

4.78

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

4.65

Recreational Therapists

4.39

Dental Laboratory Technicians

3.90

Musicians and Singers

3.78

Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

3.76
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Tyler, TX, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

12.83

Therapists, All Other*

10.32

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

8.57

Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders

7.83

Surveying and Mapping Technicians

5.99

Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials

5.59

Athletic Trainers

5.03

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

4.76

Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers

4.75

Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants

4.25
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Tuscaloosa, AL, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

11.98

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

10.20

Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

7.54

Logging Equipment Operators

7.11

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

6.46

Helpers--Extraction Workers

6.27

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

5.69

Helpers--Production Workers

5.26

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

5.19

Education Teachers, Postsecondary

4.63
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Tulsa, OK, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Wellhead Pumpers

8.22

Petroleum Engineers

8.00

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

7.98

Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons

6.02

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

5.72

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

5.11

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

4.49

Boilermakers

4.06

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

4.04

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

3.99
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Tucson, AZ, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Astronomers

22.50

Anthropologists and Archeologists

13.64

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

10.62

Hydrologists

6.82

Forensic Science Technicians

4.70

Electrical Engineers

4.16

Real Estate Brokers

3.69

Interpreters and Translators

3.33

Tapers

3.21

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

3.21
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Trenton-Ewing, NJ, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Mathematical Science Occupations, All Other

20.99

Word Processors and Typists

9.50

Biological Scientists, All Other

8.24

Marriage and Family Therapists

8.08

Historians

7.39

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

6.04

Biochemists and Biophysicists

6.02

Hydrologists

4.77

Natural Sciences Managers

4.72

Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists

4.59
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Topeka, KS, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Psychiatric Aides

6.65

Farm and Home Management Advisors

4.51

Desktop Publishers

4.31

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

3.98

Civil Engineering Technicians

3.94

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

3.59

Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service

3.48

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

3.39

Forensic Science Technicians

3.34

Physical Therapist Assistants

3.24
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Toledo, OH, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Etchers and Engravers

12.26

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

7.26

Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.63

Tool and Die Makers

5.56

Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.21

Pourers and Casters, Metal

5.13

Communications Teachers, Postsecondary

4.09

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

3.49

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

3.41

Occupational Therapy Assistants

3.33
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Texarkana-Texarkana, TX-AR, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines

26.96

Crane and Tower Operators

10.24

Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers, All Other

7.09

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

5.96

Logging Equipment Operators

4.93

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

4.92

Correctional Officers and Jailers

3.85

Personal Care Aides

3.72

Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.31

Procurement Clerks

3.29
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Terre Haute, IN, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Health Educators

7.33

Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary

6.74

Foresters

6.66

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.89

Demonstrators and Product Promoters

5.76

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

5.51

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary

5.12

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

4.15

Correctional Officers and Jailers

3.73

Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other

3.56
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Construction and Related Workers, All Other*

4.74

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

3.67

Motorboat Operators

3.56

Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other

3.28

Ship Engineers

3.24

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

3.24

Psychologists, All Other

2.83

Watch Repairers

2.78

Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians

2.75

Building Cleaning Workers, All Other

2.59
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Tallahassee, FL, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Forensic Science Technicians

12.49

Psychiatric Technicians

10.92

Construction and Related Workers, All Other*

10.51

Fish and Game Wardens

9.69

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

8.53

Operations Research Analysts

7.39

Management Analysts

7.14

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

7.01

Photographers

6.68

Compliance Officers

5.55
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Tacoma, WA Metropolitan Division, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Rehabilitation Counselors

7.86

Tapers

7.61

Psychologists, All Other

6.27

Plant and System Operators, All Other

5.13

Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders

4.56

Door-to-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers

3.97

Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop

3.74

Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners

3.54

Gaming Dealers

3.48

Crane and Tower Operators

3.33
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Syracuse, NY, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.51

Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

4.44

Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers

4.28

Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary

4.27

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

4.17

Religious Workers, All Other

3.97

Word Processors and Typists

3.85

Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health

3.69

Highway Maintenance Workers

3.40

Social Workers, All Other

3.24
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Sumter, SC, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers

10.59

Team Assemblers

4.60

Machinists

3.71

Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

3.28

Chemical Technicians

2.85

Packers and Packagers, Hand

2.55

Childcare Workers

2.51

Roofers

2.46

New Accounts Clerks

2.43

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

2.36
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Stockton, CA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

32.93

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

14.03

Agricultural Workers, All Other

7.20

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

6.04

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

4.82

Transportation Inspectors

4.64

Fence Erectors

4.55

Stonemasons

4.38

Food Scientists and Technologists

4.36

Agricultural Equipment Operators

4.22
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Steubenville-Weirton, OH-WV, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

12.92

Crane and Tower Operators

8.85

Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

8.51

Helpers--Production Workers

5.27

Special Education Teachers, Middle School

4.89

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

4.65

Photographers

3.59

Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers

3.47

Respiratory Therapists

3.36

Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.32
Occupations with the highest location quotient in State College, PA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Psychiatrists

3.75

Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators

3.35

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

3.33

Library Assistants, Clerical

2.79

Office Clerks, General

2.70

Highway Maintenance Workers

2.65

Radio and Television Announcers

2.47

Structural Iron and Steel Workers

2.43

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors

2.42

Self-Enrichment Education Teachers

2.29
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Springfield, OH, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.52

Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.10

Special Education Teachers, Middle School

5.08

Tool and Die Makers

3.71

Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.27

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

3.15

Machinists

2.88

Painters, Transportation Equipment

2.87

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

2.83

Library Assistants, Clerical

2.82
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Springfield, MO, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Telemarketers

5.75

Craft Artists

5.73

Emergency Management Directors

4.94

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

3.84

Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture

3.59

Medical Appliance Technicians

3.42

Motorcycle Mechanics

3.21

Order Clerks

2.77

Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary

2.69

Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists

2.59
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Springfield, IL, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers

22.23

Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health

7.77

Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other*

7.07

Forensic Science Technicians

6.32

Internists, General

6.26

Chief Executives

4.90

Social Workers, All Other

4.24

Pediatricians, General

4.22

Administrative Services Managers

3.93

Actuaries

3.48
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Spokane, WA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Rehabilitation Counselors

6.52

Pourers and Casters, Metal

4.45

Pharmacy Aides

4.15

Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

4.01

Material Moving Workers, All Other

3.50

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

3.49

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

3.46

Telemarketers

3.39

Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary

3.21

Massage Therapists

3.09
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Spartanburg, SC, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

30.60

Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

12.45

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

12.07

Chemical Plant and System Operators

10.63

Team Assemblers

6.85

Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers

6.79

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

5.96

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.70

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

5.10

Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.92
Occupations with the highest location quotient in South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

9.92

Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

7.66

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

6.82

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.64

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

5.56

Residential Advisors

5.15

Traffic Technicians

4.94

Education Teachers, Postsecondary

4.40

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary

4.31

Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary

4.18
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Sioux Falls, SD, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Correspondence Clerks

21.09

Residential Advisors

11.92

Loan Interviewers and Clerks

6.08

Bill and Account Collectors

5.52

Orthotists and Prosthetists

4.64

Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products

4.54

Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers

4.42

Soil and Plant Scientists

4.38

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

4.34

Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders

4.33
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Sioux City, IA-NE-SD, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

11.79

Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

10.64

Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.84

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

5.23

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.13

Drafters, All Other

5.12

Agricultural Inspectors

4.84

Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks

4.79

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

4.76

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.73
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Shreveport-Bossier City, LA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

12.67

Slot Supervisors

12.63

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

12.14

Gaming Supervisors

9.39

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

8.68

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

8.40

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

8.31

Gaming Cage Workers

7.82

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

7.70

Gaming Dealers

7.25
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Sherman-Denison, TX, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

8.45

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

7.19

Helpers--Electricians

4.80

Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.66

Millwrights

4.04

Pipelayers

3.63

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses

3.59

Bill and Account Collectors

2.99

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

2.76

Physical Therapist Aides

2.47
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Sheboygan, WI, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic

18.26

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

16.24

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

13.76

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

6.33

Music Directors and Composers

5.75

Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.24

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

5.02

Food Batchmakers

4.78

Material Moving Workers, All Other

4.58

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.37
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

14.35

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

12.79

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

7.79

Athletes and Sports Competitors

6.85

Tile and Marble Setters

4.73

Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers

4.51

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

3.96

Construction and Related Workers, All Other*

3.79

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

3.68

Demonstrators and Product Promoters

3.67
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Aerospace Engineers

7.32

Multimedia Artists and Animators

5.98

Avionics Technicians

5.54

Marine Engineers and Naval Architects

4.89

Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians

4.72

Software Developers, Applications

4.41

Ship Engineers

4.29

Logisticians

4.05

Tapers

4.02

Rehabilitation Counselors

3.72
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Aerospace Engineers

8.64

Multimedia Artists and Animators

6.98

Avionics Technicians

6.43

Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians

5.39

Software Developers, Applications

5.17

Ship Engineers

5.04

Marine Engineers and Naval Architects

5.01

Logisticians

4.53

Sailors and Marine Oilers

4.26

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

3.95
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Rock Splitters, Quarry

10.24

Residential Advisors

3.83

Electro-Mechanical Technicians

3.61

Mental Health Counselors

3.50

Legislators

3.25

Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.05

Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary

2.95

Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary

2.77

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors

2.75

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

2.64
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Savannah, GA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

6.64

Tour Guides and Escorts

5.91

Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other

5.78

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

3.92

Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers

3.52

Lodging Managers

3.42

Cargo and Freight Agents

3.21

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

2.94

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

2.92

Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

2.91
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Santa Rosa-Petaluma, CA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Psychiatric Technicians

11.69

Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

11.39

Biomedical Engineers

7.38

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

6.52

Demonstrators and Product Promoters

6.12

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

5.71

Medical Appliance Technicians

5.00

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

4.59

Parking Enforcement Workers

4.48

Education Administrators, All Other

3.96
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Santa Fe, NM, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Museum Technicians and Conservators

11.89

Hydrologists

10.41

Curators

7.76

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

6.41

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

6.40

Personal Care Aides

5.50

Financial Specialists, All Other

5.39

Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers

5.37

Helpers--Roofers

5.21

Psychiatrists

5.04
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Tree Trimmers and Pruners

9.26

Bicycle Repairers

8.08

Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles

6.55

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

5.12

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

4.83

Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors

4.26

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

3.80

Urban and Regional Planners

3.60

Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators

3.22

Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop

3.17
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, CA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

17.21

Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians

6.19

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

6.14

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

5.02

Marriage and Family Therapists

4.85

Agricultural Equipment Operators

4.60

Forest and Conservation Technicians

4.31

Parking Enforcement Workers

4.23

Musicians and Singers

3.85

Medical Transcriptionists

3.77
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Sewers, Hand

3.76

Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers

3.52

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

3.45

Fashion Designers

3.28

Computer Hardware Engineers

3.26

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

3.17

Tapers

3.13

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

3.12

Biomedical Engineers

3.09

Choreographers

3.00
Occupations with the highest location quotient in San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, CA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

39.06

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

13.69

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

9.65

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

8.38

Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

8.19

Postsecondary Teachers, All Other

6.19

Agricultural Equipment Operators

6.09

Lodging Managers

4.90

Meter Readers, Utilities

4.58

Protective Service Workers, All Other *

4.43
Occupations with the highest location quotient in San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, PR, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Radio Operators

27.30

Bailiffs

11.79

Word Processors and Typists

9.84

Pharmacy Aides

6.33

Statistical Assistants

5.14

Couriers and Messengers

4.98

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers

4.88

Security Guards

4.44

Plant and System Operators, All Other

4.34

First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives

4.24
Occupations with the highest location quotient in San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Computer Hardware Engineers

16.59

Semiconductor Processors

11.10

Computer and Information Research Scientists

9.66

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

9.60

Software Developers, Systems Software

9.13

Sales Engineers

8.67

Materials Scientists

7.32

Software Developers, Applications

7.16

Electro-Mechanical Technicians

6.90

Choreographers

5.54
Occupations with the highest location quotient in San German-Cabo Rojo, PR, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Sewing Machine Operators

60.57

Pharmacy Aides

24.05

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

11.79

Cooks, Fast Food

5.28

Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education

5.19

Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education

5.10

Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists

4.34

Construction Laborers

4.08

Bakers

3.44

Librarians

2.66
Occupations with the highest location quotient in San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, CA Metropolitan Division, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Sociologists

7.36

Microbiologists

7.25

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

6.23

Choreographers

6.18

Multimedia Artists and Animators

5.94

Flight Attendants

5.71

Biochemists and Biophysicists

5.32

Set and Exhibit Designers

5.20

Biomedical Engineers

4.85

Computer and Information Research Scientists

4.53
Occupations with the highest location quotient in San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Sociologists

6.20

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

5.10

Microbiologists

4.67

Choreographers

4.65

Pile-Driver Operators

4.61

Multimedia Artists and Animators

4.51

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

4.45

Biochemists and Biophysicists

4.15

Urban and Regional Planners

3.94

Set and Exhibit Designers

3.91
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Sandusky, OH, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

26.13

Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

14.44

Tool and Die Makers

5.88

Funeral Attendants

5.02

Team Assemblers

3.73

Lodging Managers

3.72

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.48

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

3.38

Machinists

3.04

Self-Enrichment Education Teachers

3.00
Occupations with the highest location quotient in San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming Service Workers, All Other

7.05

Biochemists and Biophysicists

7.02

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

5.98

Microbiologists

5.13

Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators

4.50

Manicurists and Pedicurists

4.04

Computer and Information Research Scientists

3.97

Natural Sciences Managers

3.77

Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic

3.74

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

3.68
Occupations with the highest location quotient in San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers

4.36

Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks

3.77

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

3.54

Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists

3.45

Anesthesiologists

3.33

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

3.28

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

2.72

Credit Counselors

2.71

Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

2.62

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

2.56
Occupations with the highest location quotient in San Angelo, TX, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Wellhead Pumpers

21.85

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

12.85

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

7.39

Helpers--Extraction Workers

6.94

Counselors, All Other

6.62

Bill and Account Collectors

3.61

Physical Therapist Aides

3.55

Civil Engineering Technicians

3.12

Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers

3.11

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School

3.11
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Salt Lake City, UT, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Travel Guides

8.82

Medical Appliance Technicians

8.72

Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks

6.14

Biomedical Engineers

5.36

Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall

4.79

Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers

4.05

Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters

3.70

Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.68

Flight Attendants

3.48

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

3.45
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Salisbury, MD, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary

14.01

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

12.66

Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products

7.96

Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

6.30

Court Reporters

5.20

History Teachers, Postsecondary

4.82

Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary

4.67

Amusement and Recreation Attendants

4.59

Education Teachers, Postsecondary

4.58

Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary

4.42
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Salinas, CA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Farm Labor Contractors

86.37

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

85.55

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

33.31

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

31.90

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

28.10

Agricultural Equipment Operators

10.79

Soil and Plant Scientists

9.98

Tour Guides and Escorts

6.02

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.70

Agricultural Inspectors

5.68
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Salem, OR, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Workers, All Other

35.72

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

18.15

Clergy

10.21

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

9.45

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

7.84

Economists

7.69

Pile-Driver Operators

7.25

Foresters

6.06

Statisticians

5.71

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

5.68
Occupations with the highest location quotient in St. Louis, MO-IL, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Museum Technicians and Conservators

6.16

Boilermakers

5.98

Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.36

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

3.32

Gaming Managers

2.94

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

2.92

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

2.91

Carpet Installers

2.91

Brokerage Clerks

2.37

Public Address System and Other Announcers

2.31
Occupations with the highest location quotient in St. Joseph, MO-KS, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Food Scientists and Technologists

6.48

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.17

Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks

5.07

Insurance Underwriters

5.01

Helpers--Production Workers

3.91

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

3.65

Agricultural Equipment Operators

3.64

Chemists

3.57

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers

3.47

Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers

2.87
Occupations with the highest location quotient in St. George, UT, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

12.25

Residential Advisors

6.74

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

4.24

Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters

4.19

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

3.85

Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance

3.62

Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers

3.49

Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers

3.43

Real Estate Brokers

3.31

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

3.20
Occupations with the highest location quotient in St. Cloud, MN, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

15.06

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

7.94

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.12

Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.87

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

4.63

Production Workers, All Other*

4.05

Telemarketers

4.04

Mechanical Door Repairers

3.95

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.92

New Accounts Clerks

3.85
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Saginaw-Saginaw Township North, MI, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic

21.59

Respiratory Therapists

3.32

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

3.20

Funeral Attendants

2.88

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

2.59

Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians

2.41

Production Workers, All Other*

2.33

Amusement and Recreation Attendants

2.28

Helpers--Production Workers

2.24

Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

2.24
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

5.79

Sociologists

5.40

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

4.48

Hydrologists

4.37

Anthropologists and Archeologists

4.28

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

4.28

Tapers

4.27

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

3.85

Operations Research Analysts

3.42

Conservation Scientists

3.31
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Rome, GA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

26.39

Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers

22.27

Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers

6.49

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

6.15

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.45

Family and General Practitioners

3.85

Administrative Services Managers

3.64

Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians

3.34

Cooks, Fast Food

3.27

Interpreters and Translators

3.07
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Rocky Mount, NC, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.69

Funeral Attendants

5.09

Amusement and Recreation Attendants

3.97

New Accounts Clerks

3.85

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School

3.65

Team Assemblers

3.43

Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials

3.35

Upholsterers

3.21

Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers

2.75

Pipelayers

2.74
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Rockford, IL, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Tool and Die Makers

8.67

Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

7.66

Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

7.42

Machinists

6.65

Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.39

Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.35

Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.17

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School

5.03

Team Assemblers

4.52

Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians

4.51
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Rochester, NY, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists

6.41

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

5.72

Clergy

4.37

Historians

4.17

Music Directors and Composers

3.97

Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other

3.78

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

3.43

Postsecondary Teachers, All Other

3.36

Sewers, Hand

3.35

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

3.35
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Rochester, MN, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Medical Equipment Preparers

18.85

Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists

10.86

Healthcare Support Workers, All Other*

9.83

Medical Equipment Repairers

8.85

Medical Transcriptionists

7.34

Psychologists, All Other

5.08

Medical Secretaries

4.96

Internists, General

4.21

Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.20

Physicians and Surgeons, All Other

4.01
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Roanoke, VA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Funeral Attendants

4.16

Correspondence Clerks

3.93

Locksmiths and Safe Repairers

3.20

Mental Health Counselors

2.83

Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

2.80

Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers

2.77

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

2.68

Healthcare Support Workers, All Other*

2.58

Upholsterers

2.43

Physicians and Surgeons, All Other

2.41
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming Service Workers, All Other

7.76

Tapers

4.69

Helpers--Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons

4.45

Slot Supervisors

4.33

Gaming Cage Workers

3.86

Gaming Dealers

3.61

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

3.33

Fire Inspectors and Investigators

3.19

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

2.99

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

2.98
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Richmond, VA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Psychiatric Technicians

3.99

Financial Examiners

3.99

Chemical Plant and System Operators

3.97

Private Detectives and Investigators

3.94

Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors

3.94

Insulation Workers, Mechanical

3.76

Mental Health Counselors

3.73

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

3.10

Emergency Management Directors

3.00

Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary

2.93
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Reno-Sparks, NV, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming Service Workers, All Other

23.59

Gaming Supervisors

17.47

Gaming Managers

16.59

Gaming Dealers

15.60

Gaming Cage Workers

14.87

Slot Supervisors

11.99

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

11.58

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

11.20

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

9.98

Animal Trainers

9.38
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Redding, CA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

20.98

Logging Equipment Operators

18.23

Foresters

8.30

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

6.19

Power Plant Operators

4.09

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

4.07

Urban and Regional Planners

4.05

Surveyors

3.15

Pest Control Workers

3.13

Physical Therapist Aides

3.08
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Reading, PA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

10.44

Helpers--Production Workers

6.39

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.76

Pourers and Casters, Metal

4.15

Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.81

Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.65

Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.09

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.04

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors

2.86

Sewing Machine Operators

2.79
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Rapid City, SD, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Etchers and Engravers

14.52

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

13.40

Helpers--Carpenters

8.17

Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers

7.75

Residential Advisors

7.74

Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers

7.60

Tour Guides and Escorts

5.62

Forest and Conservation Technicians

5.36

Motorcycle Mechanics

5.26

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

4.75
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Raleigh-Cary, NC, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Real Estate Brokers

5.63

Environmental Engineering Technicians

5.56

Materials Scientists

4.59

Life Scientists, All Other

4.52

Soil and Plant Scientists

3.99

Forensic Science Technicians

3.83

Microbiologists

3.74

Helpers--Electricians

3.51

Technical Writers

3.36

Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.01
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Racine, WI, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

7.19

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

5.65

Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.29

Tool and Die Makers

3.93

Team Assemblers

3.88

Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.78

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

3.51

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.41

Mechanical Engineering Technicians

3.41

Machinists

3.24
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Punta Gorda, FL, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

11.26

Construction and Related Workers, All Other*

6.07

Pest Control Workers

5.95

Nuclear Medicine Technologists

5.76

Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate

5.39

Couriers and Messengers

4.93

Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators

3.51

Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other*

3.49

Roofers

3.10

Physical Therapists

2.90
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Pueblo, CO, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Dietetic Technicians

7.22

Curators

6.88

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

6.04

Telemarketers

5.58

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers

5.31

Bill and Account Collectors

4.68

Occupational Therapy Assistants

4.45

Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers

4.34

Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary

3.97

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks

3.87
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Provo-Orem, UT, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Helpers--Roofers

5.88

Dancers

5.83

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

5.80

Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators

5.58

Telemarketers

4.87

Social and Human Service Assistants

4.54

Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

4.44

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary

4.14

Demonstrators and Product Promoters

4.13

Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers

4.06
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Prescott, AZ, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Tour Guides and Escorts

8.42

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

6.30

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School

4.74

Chiropractors

4.49

Nonfarm Animal Caretakers

3.59

Tile and Marble Setters

3.26

Veterinary Technologists and Technicians

3.02

Physical Therapists

2.88

Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers

2.80

First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers

2.64
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Computer Hardware Engineers

6.58

Word Processors and Typists

4.51

Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors

4.48

Bailiffs

3.70

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

3.41

Radiation Therapists

3.37

Social Workers, All Other

3.29

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

3.25

Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians

3.13

Highway Maintenance Workers

3.05
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Port St. Lucie, FL, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Farm Labor Contractors

37.27

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

10.30

Athletes and Sports Competitors

8.26

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

7.88

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

7.87

Court Reporters

5.83

Roofers

5.74

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

5.63

Construction and Related Workers, All Other*

4.85

Telemarketers

4.79
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Semiconductor Processors

19.01

Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders

13.16

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

9.35

Logging Workers, All Other

8.40

Religious Workers, All Other

6.68

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

5.41

Patternmakers, Wood

5.40

Door-to-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers

5.30

Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers

4.95

Clergy

4.71
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Ponce, PR, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Postsecondary Teachers, All Other

10.46

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

8.78

Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers

8.08

Helpers--Carpenters

7.49

Team Assemblers

5.84

Helpers--Electricians

5.47

Couriers and Messengers

5.25

Environmental Engineering Technicians

4.66

Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary School*

4.26

Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education

3.85
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Pocatello, ID, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan

5.46

Maintenance Workers, Machinery

5.06

Music Directors and Composers

4.94

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers

4.66

Loan Officers

4.38

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors

4.34

Tire Repairers and Changers

3.52

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

2.90

Physical Therapist Aides

2.57

Bakers

2.49
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Pittsburgh, PA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

8.86

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

4.66

Nuclear Engineers

4.33

Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators

3.98

Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants

3.93

Nuclear Technicians

3.89

Airfield Operations Specialists

3.84

Survey Researchers

3.77

Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons

3.26

Medical Appliance Technicians

2.97
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Pine Bluff, AR, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

12.28

Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors

11.60

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

7.56

Material Moving Workers, All Other

4.94

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

4.85

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.58

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

4.11

Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists

3.88

Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

3.51

Cooks, Fast Food

3.49
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Semiconductor Processors

5.80

Social Science Research Assistants

4.45

Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary

4.09

Choreographers

4.08

Athletes and Sports Competitors

3.99

Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

3.11

Education Teachers, Postsecondary

3.06

Forensic Science Technicians

3.00

Flight Attendants

2.98

Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers

2.93
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Sociologists

4.37

Survey Researchers

4.13

Shampooers

4.12

Nuclear Power Reactor Operators

3.87

Farm and Home Management Advisors

3.80

Building Cleaning Workers, All Other

3.33

Mental Health Counselors

3.24

Materials Scientists

3.06

Correspondence Clerks

3.04

Chemists

2.92
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Sociologists

6.29

Survey Researchers

5.73

Farm and Home Management Advisors

5.16

Mental Health Counselors

4.00

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other*

3.53

Shampooers

3.41

Materials Scientists

3.35

Correspondence Clerks

3.26

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors

3.14

Religious Workers, All Other

3.12
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Peoria, IL, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

7.15

Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.70

Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.60

Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.96

Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors

4.81

Engineers, All Other

4.75

Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers

4.29

Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers

3.86

Chemical Plant and System Operators

3.78

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

3.62
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers

10.07

Construction and Related Workers, All Other*

6.75

Embalmers

6.31

Avionics Technicians

5.92

Commercial Pilots

4.52

Psychologists, All Other

3.91

Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians

3.58

Tile and Marble Setters

3.43

Pest Control Workers

2.95

Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate

2.93
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Pascagoula, MS, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

23.43

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

19.96

Structural Iron and Steel Workers

17.16

Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

9.81

Millwrights

6.88

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

5.49

First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers

4.17

Sailors and Marine Oilers

3.08

Painters, Construction and Maintenance

3.08

Food Preparation Workers

2.58
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna, WV-OH, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Chemical Plant and System Operators

28.98

Wellhead Pumpers

8.67

Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary

4.49

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment

4.31

Telemarketers

4.05

History Teachers, Postsecondary

3.86

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

3.80

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

3.74

Funeral Attendants

3.62

Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors

3.42
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach, FL, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

5.48

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

5.24

Logging Equipment Operators

4.24

Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other

4.13

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

4.02

Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers

3.51

Cooks, Restaurant

3.38

Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers

3.23

Real Estate Sales Agents

3.20

Pipelayers

3.10
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Palm Coast, FL, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

10.95

First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers

6.87

Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers

4.62

Real Estate Sales Agents

3.90

Brickmasons and Blockmasons

3.66

Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers

3.02

Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists

2.75

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education

2.74

Sales Representatives, Services, All Other

2.48

Cooks, Fast Food

2.40
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians

74.13

Aerospace Engineers

10.10

Electrical Engineers

6.80

Engineers, All Other

6.54

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

5.48

Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians

5.20

Craft Artists

5.19

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

5.07

Commercial Pilots

3.92

Tile and Marble Setters

3.92
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

10.08

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

6.67

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

5.98

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

5.27

Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers

4.89

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

4.71

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

4.42

Natural Sciences Managers

4.14

Transportation Workers, All Other

3.57

Semiconductor Processors

3.55
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Owensboro, KY, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Brickmasons and Blockmasons

5.31

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.00

Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents

4.40

Meter Readers, Utilities

4.35

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

3.95

Loan Interviewers and Clerks

3.90

Agricultural Equipment Operators

3.80

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

3.79

Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters

3.57

Funeral Service Managers, Directors, Morticians, and Undertakers

3.31
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Oshkosh-Neenah, WI, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

28.46

Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

18.35

Prepress Technicians and Workers

9.48

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

8.08

Printing Press Operators

7.42

Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

7.15

Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.73

Desktop Publishers

5.68

Designers, All Other

5.66

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

5.00
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other

14.91

Costume Attendants

6.03

Concierges

5.39

Baggage Porters and Bellhops

4.85

Amusement and Recreation Attendants

4.82

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

3.83

Helpers--Roofers

3.52

Construction and Related Workers, All Other*

3.51

Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks

3.41

Motorboat Operators

3.23
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Avionics Technicians

9.10

Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products

4.47

Computer Operators

3.67

Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping

3.55

Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters

3.51

Financial Examiners

3.33

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

3.29

Telemarketers

3.19

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

3.17

Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks

3.17
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Olympia, WA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Sociologists

21.68

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

15.27

Foresters

14.82

Conservation Scientists

13.54

Urban and Regional Planners

10.84

Hydrologists

10.66

Forest and Conservation Workers

10.32

Legal Support Workers, All Other

9.79

Natural Sciences Managers

8.18

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

8.02
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Oklahoma City, OK, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

14.31

Petroleum Engineers

12.20

Wellhead Pumpers

8.67

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

7.60

Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators

6.31

Helpers--Extraction Workers

5.28

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

5.28

Tree Trimmers and Pruners

4.38

Avionics Technicians

4.09

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.03
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Ogden-Clearfield, UT, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Helpers--Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons

7.39

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

6.52

Logisticians

5.93

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.73

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment

5.61

Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs

5.42

Embalmers

4.94

Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door

4.90

Teachers and Instructors, All Other*

4.64

Sheet Metal Workers

4.11
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Odessa, TX, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

50.51

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

42.57

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

36.85

Insulation Workers, Mechanical

36.30

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

32.60

Extraction Workers, All Other

26.70

Helpers--Extraction Workers

14.31

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

13.50

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

12.61

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

9.32
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Ocean City, NJ, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

14.40

Lodging Managers

9.65

Word Processors and Typists

8.63

Amusement and Recreation Attendants

6.87

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

6.32

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

6.24

Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants

6.00

First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers

5.67

Social and Human Service Assistants

4.72

Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers

4.67
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Ocala, FL, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

15.54

Animal Trainers

11.64

Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians

4.70

Nonfarm Animal Caretakers

4.18

Pest Control Workers

3.91

Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers

3.36

Opticians, Dispensing

3.27

Veterinary Technologists and Technicians

3.25

Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners

3.19

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

3.05
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Division, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

10.23

Pile-Driver Operators

6.61

Sociologists

5.03

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

4.64

Tapers

4.08

Electro-Mechanical Technicians

3.94

Gaming Service Workers, All Other

3.90

Manicurists and Pedicurists

3.78

Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

3.70

Urban and Regional Planners

3.60
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, FL, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other

40.90

Construction and Related Workers, All Other*

6.46

Costume Attendants

5.49

Tile and Marble Setters

5.39

Skincare Specialists

4.52

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

4.22

Pest Control Workers

4.22

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

3.72

Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers

3.45

Pipelayers

3.28
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Niles-Benton Harbor, MI, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Model Makers, Metal and Plastic

13.30

Tool and Die Makers

9.81

Commercial and Industrial Designers

8.69

Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

7.60

Industrial Engineering Technicians

7.57

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

7.32

Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.96

Mechanical Engineers

6.72

Machinists

4.55

Mechanical Drafters

4.55
Occupations with the highest location quotient in New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers

5.07

Brokerage Clerks

4.60

Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes

4.59

Film and Video Editors

4.57

Dancers

4.54

Traffic Technicians

4.53

Art Directors

4.46

Sound Engineering Technicians

4.44

Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance

4.41

Editors

4.22
Occupations with the highest location quotient in New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Subway and Streetcar Operators

8.16

Brokerage Clerks

3.38

Traffic Technicians

3.35

Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes

3.30

Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers

3.25

Manicurists and Pedicurists

3.25

Art Directors

3.20

Shampooers

3.14

Dancers

3.10

Film and Video Editors

3.08
Occupations with the highest location quotient in New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Pile-Driver Operators

27.40

Commercial Divers

25.31

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

22.17

Sailors and Marine Oilers

19.48

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

12.62

Riggers

11.19

Ship Engineers

10.33

Petroleum Engineers

9.06

Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders

8.59

Bridge and Lock Tenders

8.06
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Newark-Union, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Transit and Railroad Police

8.58

Actors

6.58

Marriage and Family Therapists

4.73

Shampooers

4.33

Actuaries

3.90

Transportation Security Screeners* (federal only)

3.51

Manicurists and Pedicurists

3.44

Watch Repairers

3.31

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

3.14

Word Processors and Typists

3.07
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Nassau-Suffolk, NY Metropolitan Division, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

5.69

Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary

4.77

Word Processors and Typists

4.50

Manicurists and Pedicurists

3.93

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

3.11

Shampooers

3.01

Bailiffs

2.99

Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary

2.98

Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers

2.94

Physician Assistants

2.89
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Musicians and Singers

6.19

Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes

5.53

Sound Engineering Technicians

4.48

Chief Executives

2.88

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

2.69

Set and Exhibit Designers

2.67

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other*

2.61

Dietetic Technicians

2.59

Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture

2.52

Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters

2.50
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Naples-Marco Island, FL, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

10.92

Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants

10.06

Skincare Specialists

6.44

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

6.16

First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers

5.43

Athletes and Sports Competitors

5.38

Concierges

5.25

Musicians and Singers

5.19

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

4.62

Real Estate Sales Agents

4.51
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Napa, CA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

63.35

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

38.57

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

28.39

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

20.41

Psychiatric Technicians

19.69

Demonstrators and Product Promoters

14.50

Agricultural Equipment Operators

13.73

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

11.75

Tree Trimmers and Pruners

10.35

Massage Therapists

9.51
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

7.92

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

7.05

Amusement and Recreation Attendants

5.72

Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

5.64

Dancers

5.51

Lodging Managers

4.83

Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop

4.22

Chefs and Head Cooks

3.89

Baggage Porters and Bellhops

3.80

Demonstrators and Product Promoters

3.49
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Muskegon-Norton Shores, MI, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

23.54

Pourers and Casters, Metal

11.74

Tool and Die Makers

11.48

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

9.55

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

8.70

Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

8.68

Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.28

Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.69

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

4.74

Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.39
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Muncie, IN, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

7.56

Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners

6.24

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.80

Tool and Die Makers

4.69

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

3.79

Coaches and Scouts

3.21

Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

2.73

Physicians and Surgeons, All Other

2.34

Helpers--Production Workers

2.27

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary

2.22
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Fallers

22.41

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

16.81

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

14.92

Foresters

13.05

Conservation Scientists

10.69

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

9.79

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

8.17

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

7.44

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

6.45

Logging Equipment Operators

5.60
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Morristown, TN, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

10.19

Meter Readers, Utilities

8.17

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

7.12

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

7.01

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

6.09

Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other

5.33

Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.83

Maintenance Workers, Machinery

4.69

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

4.66

Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria

4.39
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Morgantown, WV, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Dietetic Technicians

21.15

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

5.95

Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other

5.84

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

5.07

Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping

4.35

Medical Equipment Repairers

4.06

Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors

3.67

Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians

3.63

Engineers, All Other

3.62

Surveying and Mapping Technicians

3.54
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Montgomery, AL, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Education Administrators, All Other

8.14

Archivists

6.79

Survey Researchers

6.16

Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles

5.69

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

4.03

Statisticians

3.99

Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

3.76

Helpers--Production Workers

3.49

Civil Engineering Technicians

3.32

Helpers--Electricians

3.07
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Monroe, MI, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School

20.06

Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other*

6.92

Tool and Die Makers

5.44

Machinists

4.38

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers

3.88

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

2.98

Financial Specialists, All Other

2.82

Mechanical Engineers

2.71

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

2.37

Cooks, Short Order

2.27
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Monroe, LA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

8.27

Helpers--Electricians

7.15

Protective Service Workers, All Other *

5.34

Agricultural Inspectors

4.53

Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers

4.29

Dietetic Technicians

3.79

Structural Iron and Steel Workers

3.67

Drafters, All Other

3.30

Helpers--Carpenters

3.18

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses

3.18
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Modesto, CA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

18.58

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

11.76

Choreographers

8.21

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

4.73

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

4.69

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

4.51

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

4.50

Food Scientists and Technologists

4.09

Dietetic Technicians

4.04

Protective Service Workers, All Other *

3.81
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Mobile, AL, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Ship Engineers

22.25

Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders

20.33

Sailors and Marine Oilers

14.82

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

9.83

Helpers--Electricians

8.63

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

7.04

Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.49

Avionics Technicians

5.73

Marine Engineers and Naval Architects

5.64

Residential Advisors

5.25
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Missoula, MT, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

29.00

Logging Equipment Operators

12.95

Foresters

11.92

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

10.16

Conservation Scientists

10.07

Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles

8.71

Athletic Trainers

6.55

Music Directors and Composers

5.18

Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture

4.97

Cooks, All Other

4.02
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Designers, All Other

7.15

Mathematical Technicians

6.95

Industrial-Organizational Psychologists

6.26

Food Scientists and Technologists

6.09

Media and Communication Workers, All Other

5.39

Public Address System and Other Announcers

5.35

Animal Scientists

5.25

Floor Sanders and Finishers

5.18

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

5.11

Life Scientists, All Other

4.84
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

4.70

Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

4.39

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

4.25

Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.07

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

3.86

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

3.79

Pourers and Casters, Metal

3.72

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

3.67

Tool and Die Makers

3.49

Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic

3.49
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Midland, TX, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

68.02

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

55.04

Petroleum Engineers

54.75

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

46.05

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

42.87

Wellhead Pumpers

42.70

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

39.62

Helpers--Extraction Workers

36.48

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

29.38

Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other

23.06
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Michigan City-La Porte, IN, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

8.68

Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

8.33

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

4.15

Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.11

Highway Maintenance Workers

3.66

Packers and Packagers, Hand

3.44

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.11

Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

2.70

Medical Transcriptionists

2.60

Industrial Production Managers

2.55
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Ship Engineers

13.61

Baggage Porters and Bellhops

9.83

Sailors and Marine Oilers

7.82

Watch Repairers

6.19

Cargo and Freight Agents

5.69

Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks

5.28

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

4.29

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

4.23

Transportation Security Screeners* (federal only)

3.79

Parking Lot Attendants

3.78
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Ship Engineers

6.37

Baggage Porters and Bellhops

5.12

Athletes and Sports Competitors

4.81

Motorboat Operators

4.80

Sailors and Marine Oilers

3.75

Film and Video Editors

3.61

Watch Repairers

3.28

Parking Lot Attendants

3.24

Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks

3.21

Cargo and Freight Agents

3.20
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Merced, CA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

40.28

Agricultural Workers, All Other

21.22

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

20.96

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

17.18

Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders

13.02

Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

11.34

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

11.30

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

8.67

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

8.43

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

6.80
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Memphis, TN-MS-AR, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors

11.40

Gaming Managers

6.30

Slot Supervisors

5.86

Cargo and Freight Agents

4.59

Gaming Cage Workers

4.01

Gaming Supervisors

3.85

Transit and Railroad Police

3.62

Woodworkers, All Other

3.55

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

3.45

Chemical Plant and System Operators

3.40
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Medford, OR, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

15.39

Clergy

9.75

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

7.80

Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants

6.88

Material Moving Workers, All Other

6.84

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

5.78

Commercial Pilots

5.17

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

5.12

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

4.48

Motorcycle Mechanics

4.27
Occupations with the highest location quotient in McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Personal Care Aides

10.71

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

10.66

Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists

9.93

Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers

6.73

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

6.61

Agricultural Equipment Operators

6.50

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

4.55

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

4.34

Counselors, All Other

4.10

Home Health Aides

3.71
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Mayaguez, PR, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Sewing Machine Operators

40.49

Helpers--Electricians

13.57

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

9.68

Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers

9.03

Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other

8.79

Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary

6.41

Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians

4.00

Tire Repairers and Changers

3.96

Food Preparation Workers

3.22

First-Line Supervisors of Protective Service Workers, All Other

3.10
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Mansfield, OH, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

22.30

Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

9.88

Crane and Tower Operators

7.21

Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.78

Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.12

Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.96

Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.79

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

4.62

Telemarketers

4.21

Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.01
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Mankato-North Mankato, MN, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

9.11

Social and Human Service Assistants

8.92

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

7.71

Printing Press Operators

7.55

Prepress Technicians and Workers

5.72

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

5.52

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.96

Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary

4.58

Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists

4.07

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

3.51
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Manhattan, KS, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

13.26

Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary

8.70

Food Scientists and Technologists

8.28

Farm and Home Management Advisors

8.00

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

6.63

Education Administrators, Postsecondary

4.76

Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other

4.65

Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other*

4.48

Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary

4.44

Helpers--Carpenters

4.18
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Madison, WI, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Animal Scientists

18.36

Animal Breeders

10.50

Therapists, All Other*

8.52

Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary

6.39

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

6.03

Soil and Plant Scientists

5.70

Microbiologists

5.45

Hydrologists

5.35

Conservation Scientists

5.22

Cartographers and Photogrammetrists

4.72
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Madera-Chowchilla, CA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

55.54

Agricultural Equipment Operators

45.42

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

25.50

Pharmacy Aides

5.06

Health Educators

4.73

Social Workers, All Other

3.54

Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.45

Pest Control Workers

3.43

Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists

3.03

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education

2.47
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Macon, GA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Insurance Appraisers, Auto Damage

8.60

Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks

7.71

Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

7.21

Logging Equipment Operators

6.83

Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance

3.99

Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators

3.94

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

3.92

Internists, General

3.65

Surgeons

3.30

Occupational Therapy Assistants

3.06
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lynchburg, VA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Counselors, All Other

6.78

Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other

5.55

Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall

5.34

Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service

4.96

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

4.48

Helpers--Electricians

4.04

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

3.93

Mental Health Counselors

3.87

Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.80

Logging Equipment Operators

3.78
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lubbock, TX, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Agricultural Equipment Operators

12.50

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

7.17

Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers, All Other

6.68

Insurance Appraisers, Auto Damage

3.92

Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians

3.63

Residential Advisors

3.46

Counselors, All Other

3.35

Physical Therapist Aides

3.09

Surgeons

2.90

Personal Care Aides

2.68
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Louisville-Jefferson County, KY-IN, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Statistical Assistants

15.17

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

5.69

Surgeons

3.59

Drafters, All Other

3.29

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

3.26

Residential Advisors

3.22

Cargo and Freight Agents

3.07

Boilermakers

2.83

Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers

2.82

Chemical Plant and System Operators

2.79
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Actors

9.42

Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers

8.26

Media and Communication Workers, All Other

7.07

Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes

6.91

Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators

6.39

Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other

6.09

Film and Video Editors

5.85

Producers and Directors

5.78

Paperhangers

5.13

Fashion Designers

5.12
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers

10.35

Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes

9.14

Media and Communication Workers, All Other

9.01

Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators

8.40

Film and Video Editors

7.74

Producers and Directors

7.63

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

6.94

Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other

6.35

Multimedia Artists and Animators

5.98

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.89
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Longview, WA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Log Graders and Scalers

52.95

Logging Equipment Operators

24.06

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

15.33

Foresters

14.77

Millwrights

12.43

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

10.04

Agricultural Inspectors

9.13

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

8.08

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

4.54

Rehabilitation Counselors

3.80
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Longview, TX, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

32.56

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

25.38

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

24.21

Helpers--Extraction Workers

11.04

Extraction Workers, All Other

8.69

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

8.49

Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall

7.84

Wellhead Pumpers

6.98

Construction and Building Inspectors

6.84

Painters, Transportation Equipment

6.31
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Logan, UT-ID, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Food Batchmakers

9.68

Tapers

8.85

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

8.82

Conservation Scientists

8.04

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

6.45

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

5.74

Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers

4.46

Forest and Conservation Technicians

4.08

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

4.04

Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.92
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Tree Trimmers and Pruners

5.05

Telemarketers

4.80

Meter Readers, Utilities

4.36

Court Reporters

4.32

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

3.75

Forensic Science Technicians

3.67

Crane and Tower Operators

2.96

Epidemiologists

2.96

Emergency Management Directors

2.91

Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians

2.81
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lincoln, NE, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders

8.69

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

5.51

Drafters, All Other

5.17

Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.34

Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks

4.23

Desktop Publishers

4.07

Soil and Plant Scientists

3.81

Computer Operators

3.80

Insurance Underwriters

3.80

Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan

3.78
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lima, OH, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

32.89

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

9.02

Funeral Attendants

5.89

Millwrights

5.09

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

4.46

Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.17

Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.96

Tool and Die Makers

3.78

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.45

Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians

3.19
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lexington-Fayette, KY, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Farm and Home Management Advisors

31.76

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

26.84

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

14.70

Fence Erectors

7.70

Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary

6.79

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

4.66

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary

4.40

Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other

4.40

Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers

3.90

Soil and Plant Scientists

3.84
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lewiston, ID-WA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

20.89

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

17.54

Millwrights

15.47

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

7.56

Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors

7.10

Medical Transcriptionists

6.61

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

4.75

Medical Equipment Preparers

4.22

Rehabilitation Counselors

4.21

Physical Therapist Aides

4.16
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lebanon, PA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Furniture Finishers

12.87

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

12.28

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

11.27

Agricultural Inspectors

7.44

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

7.01

Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.95

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.63

Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists

5.80

Legislators

4.10

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

3.69
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lawton, OK, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Procurement Clerks

4.59

Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary

4.10

Budget Analysts

3.80

Gaming Dealers

3.56

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

3.36

Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping

3.23

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

3.02

Maintenance Workers, Machinery

2.91

Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria

2.86

Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers

2.69
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lawrence, KS, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Athletic Trainers

5.02

Printing Press Operators

4.58

Coaches and Scouts

4.33

Counselors, All Other

4.32

Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners*

3.49

Library Technicians

3.26

Editors

2.77

Surveying and Mapping Technicians

2.75

Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance

2.74

Personal Care Aides

2.69
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Las Vegas-Paradise, NV, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming Supervisors

42.80

Gaming Service Workers, All Other

40.35

Gaming Dealers

33.54

Gaming Cage Workers

23.23

Gaming Managers

19.03

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

17.06

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

13.24

Costume Attendants

11.64

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

11.46

Dancers

11.35
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Las Cruces, NM, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Aerospace Engineers

8.72

Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other

7.67

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

6.99

Helpers--Carpenters

5.05

Family and General Practitioners

4.51

Correctional Officers and Jailers

4.30

Food Batchmakers

4.29

Personal Care Aides

4.27

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

3.94

Engineers, All Other

3.76
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Laredo, TX, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

11.07

Personal Care Aides

9.82

Helpers--Extraction Workers

7.35

Compliance Officers

6.93

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

4.71

Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance

3.75

Transportation Inspectors

3.57

Civil Engineering Technicians

3.00

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

2.94

Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers

2.69
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lansing-East Lansing, MI, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary

14.75

Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary

7.86

Religious Workers, All Other

7.80

Sewing Machine Operators

7.72

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

7.26

Financial Specialists, All Other

5.81

Musical Instrument Repairers and Tuners

4.96

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary

4.45

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

4.19

Education Administrators, All Other

3.79
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lancaster, PA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Animal Breeders

50.47

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

7.73

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

6.04

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.71

Furniture Finishers

5.48

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

4.08

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

3.97

Brickmasons and Blockmasons

3.78

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

3.71

Tapers

3.61
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Athletes and Sports Competitors

11.81

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

6.98

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

5.62

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

4.78

Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers

4.72

Food Batchmakers

4.16

Agricultural Inspectors

4.07

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

3.66

Environmental Engineering Technicians

3.41

Bakers

3.07
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lake Havasu City - Kingman, AZ, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

10.34

Medical Appliance Technicians

8.91

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

8.55

Locksmiths and Safe Repairers

6.54

Commercial Pilots

5.30

First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers

4.94

Tour Guides and Escorts

4.64

Real Estate Brokers

4.20

Dental Laboratory Technicians

4.16

Tax Preparers

4.11
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lake County-Kenosha County, IL-WI Metropolitan Division, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Shampooers

4.72

Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.27

Animal Trainers

4.24

Engineers, All Other

3.75

Managers, All Other

3.69

Chemists

3.54

Designers, All Other

3.14

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

3.00

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

2.69

Manicurists and Pedicurists

2.61
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lake Charles, LA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

36.16

Chemical Plant and System Operators

32.52

Gaming Managers

21.08

Gaming Supervisors

17.27

Gaming Cage Workers

16.51

Gaming Dealers

14.40

Gas Plant Operators

9.79

Sailors and Marine Oilers

9.72

Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners

9.39

Chemical Engineers

9.13
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lafayette, LA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

30.21

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

25.20

Riggers

21.29

Mining Machine Operators, All Other

20.62

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

20.58

Crane and Tower Operators

18.63

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

16.23

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

14.28

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

11.78

Petroleum Engineers

11.54
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lafayette, IN, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Soil and Plant Scientists

13.25

Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

6.74

Team Assemblers

6.61

Biological Technicians

5.82

Materials Engineers

3.20

Painters, Transportation Equipment

2.85

Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

2.53

Mechanical Engineers

2.40

Chemical Engineers

2.40

Millwrights

2.13
Occupations with the highest location quotient in La Crosse, WI-MN, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Recreational Therapists

8.23

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

6.57

Food Batchmakers

5.86

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

5.16

Prepress Technicians and Workers

4.11

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

3.94

Tool and Die Makers

3.82

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

3.65

Healthcare Social Workers

3.58

Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other*

3.47
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Kokomo, IN, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Mechanical Engineering Technicians

12.90

Tool and Die Makers

11.42

Helpers--Production Workers

9.02

Electricians

4.20

Engineers, All Other

3.84

Floral Designers

3.71

Funeral Attendants

3.66

Medical Equipment Preparers

3.22

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other*

2.85

Opticians, Dispensing

2.60
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Knoxville, TN, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Nuclear Engineers

8.33

Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

7.41

Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health

4.97

Traffic Technicians

4.74

Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers

4.38

Nuclear Technicians

4.29

Tire Builders

3.92

Physicists

3.80

Environmental Engineers

3.48

Surgeons

3.41
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Kingston, NY, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

6.89

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

4.61

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

3.77

Highway Maintenance Workers

3.75

Bus Drivers, School or Special Client

3.56

Word Processors and Typists

3.56

Legislators

3.34

Library Assistants, Clerical

3.26

Special Education Teachers, Middle School

3.23

Self-Enrichment Education Teachers

3.16
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

13.86

Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

7.11

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.11

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

6.03

Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

5.26

Production Workers, All Other*

4.67

Chemical Technicians

4.50

Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders

4.21

Helpers--Electricians

4.20

Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.09
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, TX, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Locksmiths and Safe Repairers

8.58

Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other

8.35

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

7.40

Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers, All Other

6.33

Correctional Officers and Jailers

5.68

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other*

4.11

Information and Record Clerks, All Other

3.98

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment

3.82

Counselors, All Other

3.65

Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles

3.52
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, WA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Occupational Health and Safety Technicians

47.65

Nuclear Engineers

32.05

Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

25.36

Physicists

22.71

Agricultural Equipment Operators

16.46

Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors

16.39

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

15.82

Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health

14.45

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

14.05

Chemists

11.96
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Kansas City, MO-KS, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Artists and Related Workers, All Other

4.09

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

3.20

Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

2.88

Air Traffic Controllers

2.81

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

2.78

Museum Technicians and Conservators

2.72

Musical Instrument Repairers and Tuners

2.71

Actuaries

2.66

Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants

2.60

Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment

2.57
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Kankakee-Bradley, IL, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers

23.36

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

4.59

Millwrights

4.50

Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other*

4.39

Speech-Language Pathologists

2.88

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

2.67

Cashiers

2.62

Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education

2.41

Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers

2.35

Cooks, Fast Food

2.31
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Kalamazoo-Portage, MI, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Internists, General

6.43

Psychiatric Aides

5.74

Chemists

4.70

Therapists, All Other*

4.47

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

4.25

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

4.16

Industrial Engineers

4.06

Chemical Technicians

3.95

Power Distributors and Dispatchers

3.33

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

3.13
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Joplin, MO, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Food Batchmakers

13.93

Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

10.40

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

5.54

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

5.38

Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.83

Motorcycle Mechanics

4.75

Production Workers, All Other*

4.52

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.67

Personal Care Aides

3.18

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

3.05
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Jonesboro, AR, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Agricultural Equipment Operators

7.71

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

6.97

Food Servers, Nonrestaurant

5.60

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

3.78

Tax Preparers

3.77

Printing Press Operators

3.32

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

3.18

Commercial Pilots

3.17

Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door

2.93

Funeral Service Managers, Directors, Morticians, and Undertakers

2.84
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Johnstown, PA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

11.72

Mental Health Counselors

6.52

Residential Advisors

4.97

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

4.66

Funeral Service Managers, Directors, Morticians, and Undertakers

4.44

Rehabilitation Counselors

3.74

Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers

3.32

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

3.32

Word Processors and Typists

3.25

Power Plant Operators

3.13
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Johnson City, TN, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Bill and Account Collectors

9.21

Surgeons

5.75

Residential Advisors

5.67

Production Workers, All Other*

4.80

Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.62

Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers

3.72

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

3.63

Radio and Television Announcers

3.28

Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers

3.09

Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers

3.02
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Jefferson City, MO, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Legal Support Workers, All Other

18.89

Statisticians

13.19

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

7.22

Legislators

6.67

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

6.19

Conservation Scientists

5.31

Private Detectives and Investigators

5.10

Health Educators

4.73

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks

4.71

Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairs

4.63
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Janesville, WI, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Food Scientists and Technologists

10.43

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

8.33

Computer Operators

5.16

Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.83

Medical Transcriptionists

3.67

Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.32

Packers and Packagers, Hand

3.14

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

2.78

Chiropractors

2.75

Material Moving Workers, All Other

2.74
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Jacksonville, NC, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Education Administrators, All Other

20.75

Construction and Related Workers, All Other*

8.56

Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters

8.12

Real Estate Brokers

8.06

Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other

7.69

Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants

4.32

Painters, Construction and Maintenance

4.26

Logging Equipment Operators

4.07

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

4.03

Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other

3.97
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Jacksonville, FL, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Material Moving Workers, All Other

5.29

Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers

4.96

Crane and Tower Operators

4.53

Tile and Marble Setters

3.30

Loan Interviewers and Clerks

3.26

Radiation Therapists

3.14

Credit Counselors

3.05

Film and Video Editors

3.03

Motorboat Operators

2.99

Bill and Account Collectors

2.99
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Jackson, TN, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Team Assemblers

5.44

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors

4.36

Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.23

Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians

4.01

Education Teachers, Postsecondary

3.87

Bill and Account Collectors

3.36

Surgical Technologists

3.31

Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians

3.15

Surgeons

2.99

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other*

2.92
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Jackson, MS, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Psychiatric Aides

24.62

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

10.80

Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators

6.13

Conservation Scientists

5.61

Orthotists and Prosthetists

4.64

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

4.23

Recreational Therapists

3.96

Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

3.95

Emergency Management Directors

3.61

Correspondence Clerks

3.35
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Jackson, MI, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

10.86

Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.95

Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.75

Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians

6.11

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

6.03

Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.18

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.64

Machinists

4.53

Tool and Die Makers

4.38

Industrial Engineering Technicians

3.71
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Ithaca, NY, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Residential Advisors

6.50

Cooks, All Other

6.12

Computer and Information Research Scientists

3.83

Cooks, Short Order

3.67

Social and Human Service Assistants

3.55

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

3.48

Legislators

3.47

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

3.20

Clergy

2.75

Social Workers, All Other

2.52
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Iowa City, IA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Parking Enforcement Workers

6.84

Proofreaders and Copy Markers

6.24

Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks

6.15

Agricultural Equipment Operators

3.69

Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other

3.60

Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other*

3.23

Medical and Health Services Managers

3.23

Athletic Trainers

3.14

Medical Transcriptionists

2.84

Mental Health Counselors

2.79
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Indianapolis-Carmel, IN, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Barbers

4.79

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other*

4.48

Correspondence Clerks

4.29

Boilermakers

3.43

Physical Scientists, All Other

3.24

Millwrights

3.07

Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall

2.89

Medical Equipment Repairers

2.70

Chemists

2.59

Actuaries

2.55
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Idaho Falls, ID, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

26.75

Hydrologists

12.32

Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture

12.24

Forest and Conservation Technicians

8.57

Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors

7.73

Agricultural Inspectors

6.80

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

5.43

Rehabilitation Counselors

5.11

Nuclear Engineers

4.54

Glaziers

4.41
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Huntsville, AL, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Aerospace Engineers

22.28

Cartographers and Photogrammetrists

20.58

Logisticians

15.66

Engineers, All Other

15.40

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

13.83

Computer and Information Research Scientists

12.37

Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians

10.16

Computer Hardware Engineers

9.57

Electrical Engineers

7.31

Materials Engineers

6.98
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

14.75

Sailors and Marine Oilers

9.53

Crane and Tower Operators

9.01

Occupational Health and Safety Technicians

5.06

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

4.91

Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.58

Family and General Practitioners

3.60

Pipelayers

3.51

Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers, All Other

3.51

Gas Plant Operators

3.46
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Petroleum Engineers

18.39

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

9.45

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

8.88

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

8.45

Chemical Plant and System Operators

7.88

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

7.81

Marine Engineers and Naval Architects

6.08

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

5.95

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

5.93

Chemical Engineers

5.48
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

154.68

Sailors and Marine Oilers

100.23

Ship Engineers

97.22

Riggers

74.65

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

24.83

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

19.50

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

18.82

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

15.72

Cooks, All Other

15.56

Crane and Tower Operators

15.29
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Hot Springs, AR, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Office Machine Operators, Except Computer

8.10

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other*

4.21

Painters, Transportation Equipment

4.15

Massage Therapists

3.56

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

3.28

Surveyors

3.27

Cooks, Fast Food

3.12

Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program

2.98

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses

2.96

Tax Preparers

2.85
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Honolulu, HI, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Dancers

11.52

Tour Guides and Escorts

8.76

Anthropologists and Archeologists

8.30

Flight Attendants

6.18

Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles

5.82

Transportation Workers, All Other

4.49

Landscape Architects

4.48

Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks

4.40

Baggage Porters and Bellhops

4.35

Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants

4.23
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Holland-Grand Haven, MI, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

17.31

Tool and Die Makers

12.37

Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians

9.23

Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

8.43

Production Workers, All Other*

8.36

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

7.86

Industrial Engineering Technicians

7.70

Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

7.35

Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.34

Mechanical Engineering Technicians

6.18
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Hinesville-Fort Stewart, GA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Procurement Clerks

7.12

Information and Record Clerks, All Other

6.34

Occupational Health and Safety Specialists

5.49

Computer Occupations, All Other*

5.18

Legislators

4.01

Teachers and Instructors, All Other*

3.49

Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education

3.44

Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping

3.41

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks

2.76

Childcare Workers

2.69
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Upholsterers

72.96

Model Makers, Wood

51.83

Furniture Finishers

49.97

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

45.74

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

42.64

Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers

34.38

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

25.21

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

17.21

Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers

16.68

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

13.82
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Hattiesburg, MS, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers

7.26

Logging Equipment Operators

6.44

Helpers--Electricians

5.46

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

5.22

Medical Transcriptionists

4.58

Cooks, Short Order

4.25

Self-Enrichment Education Teachers

3.76

Healthcare Social Workers

3.60

Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians

3.41

Cooks, Fast Food

3.22
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Harrisonburg, VA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

23.79

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

19.56

Prepress Technicians and Workers

7.83

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

7.65

Glaziers

4.28

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.27

Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters

3.75

Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other

3.54

Tax Preparers

3.15

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

3.09
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers

8.52

Word Processors and Typists

6.08

Historians

5.89

Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

3.93

Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks

3.35

Conservation Scientists

3.09

Insurance Underwriters

3.07

Archivists

3.01

Statisticians

3.01

Occupational Health and Safety Specialists

3.00
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Hanford-Corcoran, CA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

59.17

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

32.09

Agricultural Workers, All Other

24.19

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

9.37

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

7.58

Marriage and Family Therapists

5.92

Health Educators

5.15

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

4.92

Procurement Clerks

3.89

Cooks, Fast Food

3.53
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Statistical Assistants

9.93

Computer Occupations, All Other*

5.44

Health Educators

2.97

Information and Record Clerks, All Other

2.85

Special Education Teachers, Middle School

2.77

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

2.76

Bailiffs

2.54

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

2.44

Brickmasons and Blockmasons

2.25

Funeral Attendants

2.16
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Gulfport-Biloxi, MS, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming Managers

50.59

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

27.43

Gaming Dealers

26.49

Gaming Cage Workers

24.29

Slot Supervisors

23.58

Gaming Supervisors

21.79

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

12.96

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

11.10

Cartographers and Photogrammetrists

9.41

Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers

7.56
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Guayama, PR, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Pharmacy Aides

13.61

Team Assemblers

5.84

Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary

5.34

Industrial Engineering Technicians

5.17

Industrial Engineers

5.14

Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education

5.09

Medical Secretaries

3.53

Child, Family, and School Social Workers

3.53

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education

3.48

Librarians

3.35
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, SC, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

16.44

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

6.41

Materials Scientists

5.17

Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.69

Mechanical Engineers

4.59

Orthotists and Prosthetists

4.58

Team Assemblers

4.46

Mechanical Engineering Technicians

3.84

Funeral Attendants

3.30

Business Teachers, Postsecondary

3.30
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Greenville, NC, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters

6.67

Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other

4.90

Chemists

3.73

Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other

3.28

Brickmasons and Blockmasons

2.81

Physician Assistants

2.62

Recreation Workers

2.61

Surgeons

2.56

Rehabilitation Counselors

2.55

Helpers--Electricians

2.51
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Greensboro-High Point, NC, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Upholsterers

19.16

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

17.46

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

16.63

Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

14.73

Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers

7.84

Furniture Finishers

7.73

Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers

7.46

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

7.25

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

6.32

Sewing Machine Operators

6.06
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Green Bay, WI, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

22.52

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

6.53

Public Address System and Other Announcers

5.90

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

4.62

Dental Laboratory Technicians

4.21

Printing Press Operators

4.07

Designers, All Other

4.07

Food Scientists and Technologists

4.01

Prepress Technicians and Workers

3.98

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

3.70
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Greeley, CO, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

24.07

Wellhead Pumpers

20.08

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

11.79

Fence Erectors

7.77

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

5.38

Petroleum Engineers

5.21

Surveying and Mapping Technicians

4.89

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

4.76

Roofers

3.90

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

3.76
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Great Falls, MT, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.72

Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers

5.34

Clergy

4.64

Credit Counselors

4.52

Roofers

4.23

Bartenders

4.07

Driver/Sales Workers

3.57

Home Appliance Repairers

3.28

Coaches and Scouts

3.10

Cooks, Fast Food

3.08
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Tool and Die Makers

10.34

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

6.68

Demonstrators and Product Promoters

5.45

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.78

Desktop Publishers

4.63

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

4.37

Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.31

Industrial Engineering Technicians

4.10

Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.63

Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.62
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Grand Junction, CO, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

30.13

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

22.10

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

20.62

Helpers--Extraction Workers

17.92

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

6.29

Crossing Guards

5.60

Conservation Scientists

5.01

Pipelayers

4.91

Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers

4.35

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

4.30
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Grand Forks, ND-MN, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Commercial Pilots

10.16

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

8.46

Athletic Trainers

7.05

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.92

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

5.22

Radio and Television Announcers

5.00

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

4.85

Gaming Dealers

4.10

Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.54

Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary

3.52
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Goldsboro, NC, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Home Health Aides

5.85

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

5.03

Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants

4.22

Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping

3.22

Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers

3.08

Family and General Practitioners

3.02

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

2.92

Pipelayers

2.87

Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other

2.60

Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program

2.56
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Glens Falls, NY, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

9.79

Millwrights

8.98

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

8.08

Legislators

6.45

Editors

6.25

Highway Maintenance Workers

5.36

Word Processors and Typists

5.24

Dental Laboratory Technicians

4.97

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

4.40

Physician Assistants

4.16
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Gary, IN Metropolitan Division, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons

30.96

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

24.79

Boilermakers

18.40

Crane and Tower Operators

11.59

Pourers and Casters, Metal

8.00

Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

7.82

Gaming Dealers

6.55

Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairs

6.28

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

6.07

Gaming Cage Workers

5.62
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Gainesville, GA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

36.03

Dental Laboratory Technicians

11.08

Agricultural Inspectors

9.81

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

9.36

Maintenance Workers, Machinery

5.14

Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

4.65

Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.94

Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary

3.65

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

3.46

Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping

3.18
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Gainesville, FL, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary

18.04

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

10.36

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

8.47

Soil and Plant Scientists

8.11

Biochemists and Biophysicists

7.05

Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other

6.89

Biological Scientists, All Other

4.97

Medical Equipment Preparers

4.74

Psychologists, All Other

4.70

Veterinary Technologists and Technicians

4.35
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Gadsden, AL, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

14.15

Physical Therapist Assistants

6.17

Helpers--Production Workers

5.42

Tile and Marble Setters

4.37

Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping

4.23

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

2.99

Teachers and Instructors, All Other*

2.77

First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers

2.74

Medical Transcriptionists

2.69

Pipelayers

2.63
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Fresno, CA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

40.16

Farm Labor Contractors

26.89

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

11.48

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

10.92

Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

10.67

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

9.60

Agricultural Inspectors

8.90

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

6.50

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

4.87

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.55
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Division, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

5.66

Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians

5.31

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

4.22

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

3.88

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

3.83

Transportation Security Screeners* (federal only)

3.54

Avionics Technicians

3.35

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

3.32

Petroleum Engineers

3.13

Airfield Operations Specialists

3.00
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Fort Wayne, IN, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Musical Instrument Repairers and Tuners

8.59

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

7.90

Choreographers

5.16

Actuaries

4.77

Tool and Die Makers

4.59

Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.53

Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.21

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

3.75

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.74

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

3.41
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Fort Smith, AR-OK, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Rock Splitters, Quarry

24.01

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

11.73

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

11.70

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

11.16

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

8.15

Wellhead Pumpers

6.79

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.91

Helpers--Production Workers

5.60

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

5.03

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.37
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, FL Metropolitan Division, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Athletes and Sports Competitors

5.95

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.32

Commercial Divers

4.06

Travel Guides

3.97

Parking Lot Attendants

3.71

Construction and Related Workers, All Other*

3.70

Film and Video Editors

3.32

Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers

3.30

Transportation Security Screeners* (federal only)

3.26

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

3.24
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Fort Collins-Loveland, CO, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Conservation Scientists

19.19

Atmospheric and Space Scientists

13.97

Foresters

10.99

Soil and Plant Scientists

10.22

Microbiologists

9.27

Computer Hardware Engineers

8.44

Structural Iron and Steel Workers

6.41

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

5.97

Surveying and Mapping Technicians

5.41

Forest and Conservation Technicians

4.73
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Fond du Lac, WI, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

10.04

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.87

Sales Engineers

5.03

Food Batchmakers

4.81

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

4.77

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

4.72

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

4.23

Material Moving Workers, All Other

3.64

Bartenders

3.46

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.19
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers

9.26

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

8.28

Gas Plant Operators

7.23

Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.60

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

6.50

Logging Equipment Operators

6.45

Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.43

Butchers and Meat Cutters

5.49

Physical Therapist Assistants

4.26

Residential Advisors

3.99
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Florence, SC, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks

18.89

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

7.79

Dietetic Technicians

7.24

Logging Equipment Operators

6.84

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.65

Agricultural Inspectors

4.52

Surgical Technologists

4.21

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

4.16

Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.62

Family and General Practitioners

3.15
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Flint, MI, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Internists, General

8.38

Tool and Die Makers

6.50

Postsecondary Teachers, All Other

5.96

Coaches and Scouts

4.00

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

3.61

Millwrights

3.51

Residential Advisors

2.94

Protective Service Workers, All Other *

2.77

Dietetic Technicians

2.75

Dental Hygienists

2.61
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Flagstaff, AZ, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

29.43

Tour Guides and Escorts

14.03

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

9.85

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

8.83

Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

8.76

Foresters

8.23

Biological Scientists, All Other

7.51

Lodging Managers

6.85

Conservation Scientists

5.61

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

5.47
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

12.93

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

9.97

Food Scientists and Technologists

8.52

Agricultural Inspectors

7.98

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

5.81

Computer Operators

5.35

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

5.18

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.09

Cargo and Freight Agents

4.67

Computer Programmers

4.49
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Fayetteville, NC, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Education Administrators, All Other

14.32

Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other

9.41

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

7.59

Real Estate Brokers

4.51

Budget Analysts

4.37

Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles

3.97

Logisticians

3.97

Self-Enrichment Education Teachers

3.73

Physician Assistants

3.24

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary

3.21
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Farmington, NM, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Wellhead Pumpers

81.11

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

54.25

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

30.60

Extraction Workers, All Other

24.49

Anthropologists and Archeologists

23.85

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

23.57

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

17.17

Helpers--Extraction Workers

14.49

Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines

10.42

Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door

9.35
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Fargo, ND-MN, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products

6.71

Public Address System and Other Announcers

6.01

Food Scientists and Technologists

5.82

Interpreters and Translators

4.89

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.68

Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers

4.05

Dental Laboratory Technicians

3.89

Sheet Metal Workers

3.36

Residential Advisors

3.32

Mechanical Engineering Technicians

3.06
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Fajardo, PR, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

15.64

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

8.48

Pharmacy Aides

6.92

Food Preparation Workers

5.69

Cooks, Fast Food

3.75

Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education

3.67

Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists

2.99

Medical Secretaries

2.82

First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers

2.60

Teachers and Instructors, All Other*

2.60
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Fairbanks, AK, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

36.66

Forest and Conservation Technicians

24.56

Commercial Pilots

21.64

Plant and System Operators, All Other

15.88

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

13.60

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

8.46

Biological Scientists, All Other

8.40

Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other

7.25

Power Plant Operators

7.21

Physical Scientists, All Other

6.66
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Evansville, IN-KY, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Roof Bolters, Mining

25.49

Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons

20.59

Power Plant Operators

8.07

Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.33

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

5.22

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.01

Crane and Tower Operators

3.99

Occupational Health and Safety Technicians

3.95

Tire Repairers and Changers

3.71

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

3.67
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Eugene-Springfield, OR, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Workers, All Other

60.43

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

18.47

Logging Equipment Operators

11.46

Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians

9.52

Clergy

9.09

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

7.99

Woodworkers, All Other

7.58

Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants

6.85

Forest and Conservation Technicians

6.74

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

6.42
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Erie, PA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Paperhangers

12.46

Gas Plant Operators

8.49

Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

7.30

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

6.05

Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.04

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.84

Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.69

Mechanical Drafters

4.49

Wellhead Pumpers

4.03

Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.94
Occupations with the highest location quotient in El Paso, TX, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers

16.84

Insulation Workers, Mechanical

4.42

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

4.01

Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles

3.57

Upholsterers

3.45

Compliance Officers

3.35

Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants

3.17

Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary

3.05

Sewing Machine Operators

2.99

Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks

2.91
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Elmira, NY, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.18

Legislators

4.53

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

4.21

Clergy

4.00

Word Processors and Typists

3.40

Machinists

2.68

Industrial Engineering Technicians

2.68

Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

2.65

Tool and Die Makers

2.62

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

2.62
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Elkhart-Goshen, IN, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

99.25

Furniture Finishers

35.39

Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians

24.14

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

22.02

Painters, Transportation Equipment

17.57

Upholsterers

16.69

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

15.44

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

14.06

Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

13.79

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

13.07
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Elizabethtown, KY, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Education Administrators, All Other

19.31

Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping

10.38

Computer Occupations, All Other*

8.24

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

5.78

Anesthesiologists

5.32

Production Workers, All Other*

5.07

Human Resources, Training, and Labor Relations Specialists, All Other*

4.87

Child, Family, and School Social Workers

4.26

Team Assemblers

4.20

Procurement Clerks

3.91
Occupations with the highest location quotient in El Centro, CA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

48.50

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

20.69

Agricultural Equipment Operators

15.45

Compliance Officers

8.46

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

5.97

Personal Care Aides

3.76

Rehabilitation Counselors

3.38

Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines

2.95

Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping

2.69

Cooks, Fast Food

2.59
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Edison-New Brunswick, NJ Metropolitan Division, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Biochemists and Biophysicists

6.72

Marriage and Family Therapists

5.83

Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants

3.98

Mathematical Science Occupations, All Other

3.96

Shampooers

3.79

Manicurists and Pedicurists

3.63

Home Appliance Repairers

3.54

Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants

3.43

Chemical Technicians

3.43

Chemists

3.35
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Eau Claire, WI, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.24

Residential Advisors

3.85

Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.65

Medical Transcriptionists

3.46

Mechanical Drafters

2.79

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

2.65

Bartenders

2.58

Firefighters

2.31

Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other

2.28

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

2.22
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Durham-Chapel Hill, NC, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Life Scientists, All Other

21.21

Semiconductor Processors

16.89

Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other

16.70

Social Science Research Assistants

15.40

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

14.48

Natural Sciences Managers

13.84

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary

13.34

Sociologists

12.56

Physical Scientists, All Other

12.34

Statisticians

9.67
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Duluth, MN-WI, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Foresters

18.86

Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders

11.02

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

8.15

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

6.30

Millwrights

6.17

Social and Human Service Assistants

5.38

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

5.12

Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines

4.94

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

4.88

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

4.71
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Dubuque, IA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Pourers and Casters, Metal

15.87

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

12.67

Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

8.23

Agricultural Equipment Operators

7.28

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

6.37

Production Workers, All Other*

5.67

Dental Laboratory Technicians

5.52

Telemarketers

5.45

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

4.58

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.15
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Dover, DE, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Civil Engineering Technicians

5.48

Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other

5.38

Urban and Regional Planners

4.11

Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other

3.91

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks

3.90

Optometrists

3.88

Legal Support Workers, All Other

3.51

Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health

3.24

Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers

3.19

Medical Secretaries

3.10
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Dothan, AL, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

8.25

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

7.02

Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders

5.45

Agricultural Inspectors

5.41

Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers

5.16

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.98

Pipelayers

4.19

Radiation Therapists

3.86

New Accounts Clerks

3.42

Helpers--Electricians

3.37
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Commercial and Industrial Designers

7.99

Patternmakers, Wood

5.74

Tool and Die Makers

5.66

Mechanical Engineering Technicians

5.63

Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.59

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

4.80

Industrial Engineers

4.80

Industrial Engineering Technicians

4.62

Airfield Operations Specialists

3.89

Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.81
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Division, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Airfield Operations Specialists

9.65

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

8.15

Model Makers, Metal and Plastic

6.78

Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.42

Mechanical Engineering Technicians

5.95

Slot Supervisors

5.36

Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.06

Industrial Engineers

5.01

Plant and System Operators, All Other

4.72

Commercial and Industrial Designers

4.63
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Agricultural Engineers

6.35

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

6.14

Insurance Underwriters

4.75

Legislators

4.72

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

4.57

Actuaries

3.99

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

3.89

Production Workers, All Other*

3.64

Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators

3.31

Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators

3.21
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

5.03

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

4.81

Transportation Workers, All Other

4.45

Hydrologists

3.98

Cartographers and Photogrammetrists

3.49

Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers

3.34

Petroleum Engineers

2.88

Aerospace Engineers

2.86

Business Operations Specialists, All Other*

2.70

Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers

2.55
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Medical Appliance Technicians

10.57

Counselors, All Other

7.04

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

5.88

Construction and Related Workers, All Other*

5.22

Medical Equipment Preparers

3.95

Pest Control Workers

3.63

Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other

3.32

Transportation Workers, All Other

3.30

File Clerks

3.17

Commercial Pilots

2.78
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Decatur, IL, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

109.40

Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other*

6.94

Team Assemblers

4.10

Tool and Die Makers

3.90

Legislators

3.12

Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers

2.94

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

2.82

Machinists

2.53

Mechanical Engineering Technicians

2.25

Teachers and Instructors, All Other*

2.11
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Decatur, AL, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Insulation Workers, Mechanical

13.19

Chemical Plant and System Operators

11.55

Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers

8.10

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

7.96

Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.38

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

5.71

Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.52

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

5.49

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.16

Chemical Technicians

5.11
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Dayton, OH, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Materials Engineers

5.41

Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

5.31

Aerospace Engineers

4.86

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

4.79

Materials Scientists

4.73

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

4.27

Mathematicians

3.77

Mechanical Engineering Technicians

3.54

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

3.48

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

3.48
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Production Workers, All Other*

9.06

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

7.38

Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.68

Etchers and Engravers

5.58

Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles

5.05

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

4.80

Dietetic Technicians

4.77

Logisticians

4.77

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

4.51

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

4.50
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Danville, VA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Furniture Finishers

24.85

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

21.59

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

7.98

Logging Equipment Operators

7.67

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

7.44

Power Plant Operators

4.79

Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers

4.01

Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary

3.29

Physical Therapist Assistants

3.18

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

3.08
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Danville, IL, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Maintenance Workers, Machinery

5.45

Tool and Die Makers

5.19

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

5.03

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

5.00

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks

4.87

Social Workers, All Other

4.68

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers

4.51

Production Workers, All Other*

3.98

Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists

3.82

Pest Control Workers

3.37
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Dalton, GA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

226.83

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

178.23

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

112.21

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

81.09

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

78.96

Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers

61.88

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

16.20

Sewing Machine Operators

11.69

Helpers--Production Workers

7.65

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

7.21
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Semiconductor Processors

4.81

Petroleum Engineers

3.94

Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers

3.57

Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other

2.83

Helpers--Electricians

2.69

Demonstrators and Product Promoters

2.69

Insurance Appraisers, Auto Damage

2.57

Airfield Operations Specialists

2.53

Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers

2.39

Loan Interviewers and Clerks

2.36
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Semiconductor Processors

4.08

Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers

3.85

Petroleum Engineers

3.71

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

3.11

Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians

2.75

Airfield Operations Specialists

2.67

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

2.59

Avionics Technicians

2.49

Extraction Workers, All Other

2.48

Helpers--Electricians

2.43
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Cumberland, MD-WV, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Residential Advisors

21.50

Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists

18.05

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

15.51

Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers, All Other

9.37

Occupational Therapy Assistants

8.91

Correctional Officers and Jailers

7.30

Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines

5.90

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

5.25

Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers

4.01

Physical Therapist Assistants

3.89
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorboat Operators

46.01

Engineers, All Other

7.38

Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other

6.63

Budget Analysts

5.83

Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians

5.70

Operations Research Analysts

5.05

Surveying and Mapping Technicians

5.02

Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other

4.71

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

4.49

Aerospace Engineers

4.21
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Corvallis, OR, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Workers, All Other

112.73

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

36.24

Logging Equipment Operators

12.99

Conservation Scientists

10.98

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

9.26

Natural Sciences Managers

7.11

Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other

6.05

Clergy

5.69

Urban and Regional Planners

4.92

Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.76
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Corpus Christi, TX, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

11.91

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

11.71

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

11.16

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

11.07

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

7.43

Psychiatric Technicians

6.49

Personal Care Aides

5.97

Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other

5.78

Counselors, All Other

5.39

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

5.04
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Columbus, OH, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Dredge Operators

4.75

Radio Operators

3.94

Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairs

3.70

Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors

3.64

Hydrologists

3.53

Actuaries

3.05

Fashion Designers

2.94

Operations Research Analysts

2.67

Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks

2.63

Mechanical Door Repairers

2.52
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Columbus, IN, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

15.44

Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

12.39

Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

10.84

Painters, Transportation Equipment

7.98

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

7.60

Industrial Engineers

6.54

Tool and Die Makers

6.21

Team Assemblers

5.78

Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.73

Production Workers, All Other*

4.72
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Columbus, GA-AL, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Pipelayers

3.91

Fence Erectors

3.68

Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks

3.60

Procurement Clerks

3.59

Helpers--Electricians

3.35

Food Batchmakers

2.96

Surgeons

2.80

Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

2.71

Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping

2.67

Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines

2.62
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Columbia, SC, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers

12.78

Education Administrators, All Other

5.34

Archivists

4.94

Insurance Appraisers, Auto Damage

4.93

Chemical Plant and System Operators

4.15

Gas Plant Operators

3.55

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.50

Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks

3.49

Statistical Assistants

3.47

Occupational Health and Safety Specialists

3.11
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Columbia, MO, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Food Batchmakers

9.13

Family and General Practitioners

6.49

Insurance Underwriters

6.07

Conservation Scientists

4.91

Chemists

4.23

Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other

3.62

Business Teachers, Postsecondary

3.60

Biological Scientists, All Other

3.17

Library Technicians

3.14

Medical Secretaries

2.98
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Colorado Springs, CO, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other

6.21

Education Administrators, All Other

6.05

Cartographers and Photogrammetrists

5.49

Public Address System and Other Announcers

4.77

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

3.55

Software Developers, Systems Software

3.41

Protective Service Workers, All Other *

3.21

Business Operations Specialists, All Other*

2.75

Audiologists

2.74

Psychologists, All Other

2.74
Occupations with the highest location quotient in College Station-Bryan, TX, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Graduate Teaching Assistants

28.51

Physicists

20.76

Economists

9.39

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

8.97

Education Administrators, Postsecondary

8.45

Chemical Engineers

8.17

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

8.08

Public Address System and Other Announcers

7.64

Helpers--Extraction Workers

7.63

Chemists

7.37
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Coeur d'Alene, ID, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Foresters

11.14

Tapers

7.47

Rehabilitation Counselors

7.01

Crossing Guards

5.53

Telemarketers

5.13

Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers

4.20

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

4.03

Demonstrators and Product Promoters

3.81

Amusement and Recreation Attendants

3.80

Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists

3.67
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.31

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

4.83

Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.07

Choreographers

4.04

Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.98

Podiatrists

3.43

Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.29

Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.18

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

3.03

Occupational Health and Safety Technicians

2.92
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Cleveland, TN, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Chemical Plant and System Operators

18.70

Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators

10.45

Sewing Machine Operators

8.16

Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria

5.75

Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.83

Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.52

Chemical Technicians

4.29

Chemical Engineers

4.23

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

4.14

Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door

3.90
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Clarksville, TN-KY, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Education Administrators, All Other

21.30

Plant and System Operators, All Other

9.53

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

7.65

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay

4.44

Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.41

Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping

3.63

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

3.51

Transportation Inspectors

2.83

Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

2.78

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

2.68
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

3.59

Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

2.55

Food Scientists and Technologists

2.52

Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons

2.50

Law Teachers, Postsecondary

2.42

Obstetricians and Gynecologists

2.38

Boilermakers

2.34

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

2.27

Choreographers

2.25

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

2.24
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Chico, CA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers

18.73

Agricultural Workers, All Other

10.85

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

8.30

Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

8.24

Fire Inspectors and Investigators

6.60

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

5.44

Forest and Conservation Technicians

4.93

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors

3.87

Physical Therapist Aides

3.70

Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

3.36
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Transportation Workers, All Other

3.52

Shampooers

3.12

Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other

3.11

Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants

2.87

Cooks, All Other

2.87

Managers, All Other

2.85

Paperhangers

2.83

Advertising and Promotions Managers

2.69

Cargo and Freight Agents

2.60

Designers, All Other

2.54
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Transportation Workers, All Other

4.02

Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other

3.59

Flight Attendants

3.34

Cooks, All Other

3.29

Paperhangers

3.17

Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants

3.10

Cargo and Freight Agents

3.03

Shampooers

3.00

Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers

2.96

Managers, All Other

2.92
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Cheyenne, WY, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Cartographers and Photogrammetrists

10.52

Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other

6.63

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

5.52

Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks

5.28

Construction and Building Inspectors

4.67

Glaziers

4.31

Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate

3.70

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

3.28

Commercial Pilots

3.20

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

3.13
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Chattanooga, TN-GA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

12.99

Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers

11.61

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

6.60

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.45

Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers

4.28

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay

3.98

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

3.67

Surgeons

3.66

Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators

3.65

Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators

3.31
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Charlottesville, VA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other

6.82

Recreation Workers

5.11

Foresters

4.96

Social Science Research Assistants

4.95

Editors

4.88

Helpers--Carpenters

4.34

Physicians and Surgeons, All Other

4.26

Technical Writers

3.62

Reporters and Correspondents

3.29

Helpers--Electricians

3.24
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

7.63

Real Estate Brokers

5.63

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.40

Credit Analysts

4.29

Financial Specialists, All Other

3.86

Athletes and Sports Competitors

3.63

Financial Examiners

3.41

Helpers--Roofers

2.54

Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

2.50

Helpers--Electricians

2.47
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, SC, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorboat Operators

32.67

Archivists

10.28

Tour Guides and Escorts

7.37

Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers

6.57

Crane and Tower Operators

6.11

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

5.04

Pourers and Casters, Metal

4.94

Computer and Information Research Scientists

4.03

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

3.49

Cargo and Freight Agents

3.42
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Charleston, WV, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Mine Shuttle Car Operators

90.09

Roof Bolters, Mining

77.07

Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators

20.65

Wellhead Pumpers

17.41

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

17.32

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

14.30

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

7.00

Court Reporters

6.53

Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators

5.53

Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators

5.27
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Champaign-Urbana, IL, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Soil and Plant Scientists

10.75

Designers, All Other

8.47

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

8.17

Dietetic Technicians

5.57

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

5.45

Teachers and Instructors, All Other*

4.73

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

4.62

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

3.90

Locksmiths and Safe Repairers

3.84

Carpet Installers

3.74
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Cedar Rapids, IA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Millwrights

7.08

Telemarketers

6.44

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

3.86

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment

3.52

Soil and Plant Scientists

3.52

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.50

Agricultural Equipment Operators

3.27

Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers

3.00

Food Scientists and Technologists

2.86

Education Administrators, All Other

2.79
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Casper, WY, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

99.91

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

38.57

Extraction Workers, All Other

33.88

Petroleum Engineers

25.97

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

25.25

Choreographers

23.95

Wellhead Pumpers

8.73

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

8.49

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

7.44

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

7.10
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Carson City, NV, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

26.16

Gaming Service Workers, All Other

24.06

Gaming Cage Workers

18.78

Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

16.57

Computer Occupations, All Other*

9.58

Civil Engineering Technicians

9.46

Gaming Supervisors

9.14

Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

8.22

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

7.90

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

6.01
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Cape Girardeau-Jackson, MO-IL, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Production Workers, All Other*

5.66

Millwrights

4.99

Radio and Television Announcers

4.10

Highway Maintenance Workers

4.03

Medical Secretaries

3.77

Physical Therapist Aides

3.27

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

3.20

Respiratory Therapists

2.87

Medical Equipment Preparers

2.66

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors

2.65
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorboat Operators

9.88

Athletes and Sports Competitors

6.25

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.21

Construction and Related Workers, All Other*

4.66

Pest Control Workers

4.23

Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other*

3.92

Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians

3.35

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

3.22

Real Estate Sales Agents

3.19

Transportation Security Screeners* (federal only)

3.08
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Canton-Massillon, OH, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

8.27

Telemarketers

4.62

Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.10

Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.88

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

3.67

Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.46

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School

3.46

Choreographers

3.45

Podiatrists

3.43

Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.33
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Camden, NJ Metropolitan Division, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Elevator Installers and Repairers

6.28

Shampooers

5.35

Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants

5.13

Fire Inspectors and Investigators

3.76

Dentists, All Other Specialists

3.74

Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants

3.68

Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other

3.42

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

3.30

Pharmacy Aides

2.92

Counselors, All Other

2.83
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Burlington, NC, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

43.86

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

42.83

Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

28.65

Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians

11.67

Real Estate Brokers

5.57

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.50

Sewing Machine Operators

5.33

Photographers

5.07

Amusement and Recreation Attendants

4.08

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

3.92
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers

5.62

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

4.11

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

3.74

Clergy

3.53

Social Workers, All Other

3.51

Bill and Account Collectors

3.45

Word Processors and Typists

3.30

Occupational Therapy Assistants

2.69

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

2.62

Anesthesiologists

2.61
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Brunswick, GA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

10.11

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

8.16

Compliance Officers

6.76

Lodging Managers

4.56

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

4.13

Pest Control Workers

3.65

Amusement and Recreation Attendants

3.40

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

3.02

Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate

3.02

Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers

2.75
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Brownsville-Harlingen, TX, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Personal Care Aides

12.42

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

8.09

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

5.18

Pediatricians, General

5.14

Compliance Officers

3.92

Psychiatric Aides

3.88

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School

3.42

Home Health Aides

3.17

Occupational Health and Safety Technicians

2.98

Cargo and Freight Agents

2.74
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Bremerton-Silverdale, WA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Riggers

43.66

Marine Engineers and Naval Architects

42.70

Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other

22.61

Fire Inspectors and Investigators

6.20

Painters, Construction and Maintenance

5.82

Rehabilitation Counselors

5.20

Urban and Regional Planners

5.12

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

5.07

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment

4.74

Gaming Dealers

4.73
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Bowling Green, KY, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Tour Guides and Escorts

7.94

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

6.02

Production Workers, All Other*

4.95

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

4.41

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

4.19

Residential Advisors

3.92

Medical Equipment Repairers

3.79

Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary

3.69

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

3.61

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

3.22
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Boulder, CO, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

14.12

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

10.60

Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians

8.76

Hydrologists

6.85

Travel Guides

6.76

Biological Scientists, All Other

6.76

Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other

5.47

Software Developers, Applications

5.40

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

4.70

Natural Sciences Managers

4.62
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Boise City-Nampa, ID, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians

9.22

Hydrologists

8.55

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

7.93

Mechanical Engineering Technicians

5.90

Electrical Engineers

4.66

Cartographers and Photogrammetrists

4.48

Etchers and Engravers

4.28

Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall

4.22

Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

3.99

Agricultural Inspectors

3.92
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Bloomington-Normal, IL, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Athletic Trainers

6.01

Education Teachers, Postsecondary

4.12

Opticians, Dispensing

3.27

Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary

3.19

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

2.89

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

2.75

Computer Programmers

2.66

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

2.49

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education

2.43

Home Appliance Repairers

2.40
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Bloomington, IN, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Social Science Research Assistants

46.80

Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other

21.52

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

5.51

Mechanical Engineering Technicians

4.79

Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors

4.29

Team Assemblers

3.79

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

3.64

Construction and Related Workers, All Other*

3.53

Home Appliance Repairers

3.50

Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other

3.44
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Farm and Home Management Advisors

24.25

Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

18.34

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

16.41

Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

11.35

Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary

9.47

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

8.50

Audiologists

7.59

Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.15

Teachers and Instructors, All Other*

5.99

Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.43
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Bismarck, ND, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

18.71

Agricultural Inspectors

11.32

Emergency Management Directors

8.47

Helpers--Carpenters

8.41

Tapers

5.99

Education Administrators, All Other

4.60

Commercial Pilots

4.43

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

3.95

Statisticians

3.87

Gaming Dealers

3.81
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Birmingham-Hoover, AL, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters

5.52

Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers

5.22

Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons

4.73

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay

4.70

Pourers and Casters, Metal

4.47

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

4.30

Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary

4.25

Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers

4.16

Telephone Operators

4.15

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

3.88
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Binghamton, NY, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

8.64

Musicians and Singers

5.02

Word Processors and Typists

4.40

Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.18

Highway Maintenance Workers

3.59

Legislators

3.53

Industrial Engineering Technicians

3.30

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

2.98

Recreational Therapists

2.82

Rehabilitation Counselors

2.82
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Billings, MT, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

7.32

Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers

7.30

Atmospheric and Space Scientists

7.04

Religious Workers, All Other

6.75

Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers

5.10

Chemical Engineers

4.78

Clergy

3.87

Radio and Television Announcers

3.53

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

3.42

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors

3.42
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, MD Metropolitan Division, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other

24.41

Biological Scientists, All Other

19.66

Microbiologists

11.53

Physicists

11.19

Computer and Information Research Scientists

9.18

Survey Researchers

9.05

Mathematicians

8.78

Life Scientists, All Other

8.66

Statisticians

7.72

Physical Scientists, All Other

7.68
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Bend, OR, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

17.51

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

8.75

Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants

8.68

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

7.85

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

7.70

Clergy

6.04

Urban and Regional Planners

5.08

Furniture Finishers

4.72

Logging Equipment Operators

4.24

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

4.22
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Bellingham, WA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Bicycle Repairers

16.73

Logging Equipment Operators

9.22

Gaming Cage Workers

8.57

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

7.80

Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.04

Crane and Tower Operators

5.64

Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors

4.40

Medical Appliance Technicians

3.96

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

3.94

Compliance Officers

3.93
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

38.10

Pile-Driver Operators

17.69

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

16.66

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

16.47

Boilermakers

10.27

Chemical Plant and System Operators

7.85

Helpers--Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons

7.57

Petroleum Engineers

6.48

Chemical Engineers

5.82

Millwrights

5.56
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Bay City, MI, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorcycle Mechanics

11.49

Dietetic Technicians

10.48

Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners

8.02

Chemical Engineers

7.63

Legislators

4.18

Home Health Aides

3.91

Dental Laboratory Technicians

3.46

Coaches and Scouts

3.02

Roofers

2.82

Chemists

2.81
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Battle Creek, MI, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

30.70

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

10.14

Industrial Engineering Technicians

8.63

Media and Communication Workers, All Other

4.76

Industrial Engineers

4.08

Helpers--Production Workers

3.79

Social Workers, All Other

3.47

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.13

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

3.12

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

3.01
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Baton Rouge, LA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Pile-Driver Operators

22.69

Insulation Workers, Mechanical

20.18

Chemical Plant and System Operators

18.18

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

14.41

Chemical Engineers

13.04

Helpers--Carpenters

7.05

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

6.48

Extraction Workers, All Other

6.08

Boilermakers

5.94

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

5.76
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Baltimore-Towson, MD, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Court Reporters

9.56

Forest and Conservation Workers

8.04

Shampooers

7.90

Computer and Information Research Scientists

5.24

Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other

4.54

Computer Occupations, All Other*

3.62

Elevator Installers and Repairers

3.48

Marriage and Family Therapists

3.29

Dietetic Technicians

3.28

Religious Workers, All Other

3.28
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Bakersfield-Delano, CA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

54.08

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

31.32

Farm Labor Contractors

17.57

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

14.21

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

13.52

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

12.93

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

12.46

Agricultural Equipment Operators

9.86

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

9.78

Wellhead Pumpers

9.35
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Computer Hardware Engineers

7.02

Semiconductor Processors

6.57

Anthropologists and Archeologists

4.76

Electrical and Electronics Drafters

4.17

Statistical Assistants

4.13

Historians

3.97

Hydrologists

3.93

Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers

3.92

Geographers

3.92

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

3.78
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

7.81

Nuclear Engineers

7.78

Chemical Plant and System Operators

7.76

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

7.65

Chemical Engineers

6.22

Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers

5.47

Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary

5.25

Environmental Engineers

5.02

Millwrights

3.89

Logging Equipment Operators

3.88
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Auburn-Opelika, AL, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Soil and Plant Scientists

17.25

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.38

Education Administrators, Postsecondary

4.06

Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door

3.73

Pipelayers

3.55

Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers

3.44

Biological Technicians

3.24

Instructional Coordinators

3.21

Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers

3.09

Veterinarians

2.97
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming Supervisors

81.60

Gaming Dealers

69.53

Gaming Managers

60.87

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

52.02

Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other

44.58

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

27.66

Gaming Service Workers, All Other

21.91

Slot Supervisors

18.31

Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other

10.39

Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers, All Other

9.16
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School

11.37

Statistical Assistants

4.52

Airfield Operations Specialists

3.56

Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other

3.16

Helpers--Roofers

2.95

Judicial Law Clerks

2.86

Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

2.70

Real Estate Sales Agents

2.62

Artists and Related Workers, All Other

2.52

Management Analysts

2.51
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Athens-Clarke County, GA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Rock Splitters, Quarry

29.83

Physical Scientists, All Other

27.67

Microbiologists

9.18

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

5.16

Residential Advisors

4.05

First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives

3.43

Pest Control Workers

3.16

Internists, General

3.14

Veterinarians

3.13

Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers

3.11
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Asheville, NC, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Atmospheric and Space Scientists

4.95

Landscape Architects

4.92

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

4.80

Lodging Managers

4.71

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

4.19

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

3.69

Mental Health Counselors

3.67

Environmental Engineering Technicians

3.54

Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.53

Pediatricians, General

3.38
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Appleton, WI, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

13.07

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

10.93

Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic

10.74

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

7.81

Food Batchmakers

5.73

Order Clerks

5.67

Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.20

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

4.58

Musicians and Singers

3.58

Commercial and Industrial Designers

3.33
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Anniston-Oxford, AL, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines

21.70

Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other*

14.06

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment

8.10

Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door

7.38

Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

7.09

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

6.73

Team Assemblers

6.36

Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.35

Procurement Clerks

5.40

Millwrights

4.60
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Ann Arbor, MI, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Sociologists

43.74

Social Science Research Assistants

31.25

Graduate Teaching Assistants

22.41

Biological Technicians

16.68

Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary

16.53

Survey Researchers

14.91

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary

10.64

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary

9.87

Communications Equipment Operators, All Other

9.78

Commercial Pilots

8.76
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Anderson, SC, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

40.84

Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers

40.45

Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

28.44

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

16.46

Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians

5.69

Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.40

Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

5.30

Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.06

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.88

Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers

4.43
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Anderson, IN, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers

5.98

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

5.43

Bus Drivers, School or Special Client

4.50

Funeral Service Managers, Directors, Morticians, and Undertakers

4.13

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

3.82

Funeral Attendants

3.51

Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.40

Audio and Video Equipment Technicians

2.94

Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers

2.73

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment

2.47
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Anchorage, AK, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors

12.94

Pile-Driver Operators

12.84

Orthodontists

12.17

Air Traffic Controllers

11.74

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

10.57

Petroleum Engineers

10.53

Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers

10.07

Life Scientists, All Other

8.74

Transportation Workers, All Other

8.05

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

7.51
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Ames, IA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

18.02

Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other

17.22

Soil and Plant Scientists

15.89

Biological Technicians

13.44

Residential Advisors

7.35

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.85

Child, Family, and School Social Workers

6.13

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

5.47

Agricultural Equipment Operators

5.28

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

4.29
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Amarillo, TX, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

17.71

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

9.28

Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

5.86

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

4.01

Agricultural Inspectors

3.94

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

3.76

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

3.31

Music Directors and Composers

3.23

Correctional Officers and Jailers

3.16

Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants

3.03
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Altoona, PA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers

6.02

Motorcycle Mechanics

5.54

Occupational Therapy Assistants

4.91

Food Batchmakers

4.61

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.45

Amusement and Recreation Attendants

4.18

Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs

4.16

Residential Advisors

3.68

Construction and Building Inspectors

3.13

Dietitians and Nutritionists

2.76
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

4.66

Parking Enforcement Workers

4.04

Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic

3.76

Tour Guides and Escorts

3.12

Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers

2.93

Mental Health Counselors

2.78

Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers

2.71

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

2.57

Chemical Technicians

2.56

Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary

2.50
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Alexandria, LA, May 2011
Occupation Location Quotient

Psychiatric Aides

11.66

Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers

8.96

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