Charts of occupations with the highest location quotient in each State and area, May 2015


Occupations with the highest location quotient in Virgin Islands, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

12.80

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

12.33

Transportation Security Screeners

11.99

Baggage Porters and Bellhops

11.78

Information and Record Clerks, All Other

10.94

Tour Guides and Escorts

10.65

Sailors and Marine Oilers

8.76

Concierges

5.95

Budget Analysts

5.51

Chefs and Head Cooks

5.50
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Puerto Rico, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Radio Operators

30.36

Farm and Home Management Advisors

12.62

Special Education Teachers, All Other

11.95

Bailiffs

8.24

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

7.01

Word Processors and Typists

6.90

Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other

6.57

Pharmacy Aides

6.31

Occupational Therapy Aides

5.76

Highway Maintenance Workers

5.69
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Guam, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Commercial Divers

24.61

Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers

13.38

Tour Guides and Escorts

12.28

Airfield Operations Specialists

12.06

Baggage Porters and Bellhops

11.09

Concierges

10.05

Helpers--Electricians

9.89

Transportation Security Screeners

9.20

Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers

8.14

Chief Executives

8.03
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Wyoming, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Wellhead Pumpers

31.78

Extraction Workers, All Other

26.08

Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators

22.62

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

19.52

Wind Turbine Service Technicians

19.15

Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters

18.97

Gas Plant Operators

18.91

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

17.51

Choreographers

16.57

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

14.83
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Wisconsin, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Floor Sanders and Finishers

6.72

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

6.60

Animal Scientists

5.76

Timing Device Assemblers and Adjusters

4.67

Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic

4.36

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.31

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

3.88

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

3.75

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

3.66

Home Economics Teachers, Postsecondary

3.33
Occupations with the highest location quotient in West Virginia, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Roof Bolters, Mining

79.86

Mine Shuttle Car Operators

60.39

Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators

23.52

Loading Machine Operators, Underground Mining

21.95

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

16.30

Wellhead Pumpers

13.32

Log Graders and Scalers

12.99

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

12.67

Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators

10.68

Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters

9.99
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Washington, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Aerospace Engineers

5.95

Logging Workers, All Other

5.26

Tapers

5.07

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

4.89

Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors

4.44

Marine Engineers and Naval Architects

4.44

Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers

4.43

Fallers

3.71

Avionics Technicians

3.70

Forest and Conservation Workers

3.67
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Virginia, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Mathematical Science Occupations, All Other

8.59

Political Scientists

8.17

Legal Support Workers, All Other

7.30

Marine Engineers and Naval Architects

6.48

Ship Engineers

5.51

Nuclear Engineers

5.48

Mathematicians

4.98

Information Security Analysts

4.64

Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other

4.47

Computer and Information Research Scientists

3.57
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Vermont, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Floor Sanders and Finishers

9.51

Solar Photovoltaic Installers

6.56

Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary

6.14

Choreographers

6.13

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

6.10

Building Cleaning Workers, All Other

5.43

Highway Maintenance Workers

5.04

Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary

4.89

History Teachers, Postsecondary

4.74

Commercial Divers

4.69
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Utah, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Telephone Operators

13.95

Mine Shuttle Car Operators

5.76

Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists

5.22

Forest and Conservation Technicians

4.79

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

4.44

Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks

3.98

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

3.67

Tile and Marble Setters

3.27

Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

3.27

Judicial Law Clerks

3.26
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Texas, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Petroleum Engineers

6.17

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

5.50

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

5.26

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

5.23

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

5.16

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

4.48

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

4.24

Helpers--Extraction Workers

3.89

Wind Turbine Service Technicians

3.70

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

3.41
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Tennessee, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Model Makers, Wood

6.62

Traffic Technicians

5.31

Patternmakers, Wood

3.93

Woodworkers, All Other

3.91

Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other

3.83

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

3.30

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

3.26

Residential Advisors

3.26

Floor Sanders and Finishers

2.77

Environmental Engineering Technicians

2.75
Occupations with the highest location quotient in South Dakota, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Workers

21.59

Animal Scientists

11.21

Correspondence Clerks

10.98

Soil and Plant Scientists

10.50

Choreographers

9.84

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

9.71

Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products

7.80

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

7.74

Residential Advisors

7.24

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.78
Occupations with the highest location quotient in South Carolina, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Tire Builders

12.77

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

9.40

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

8.15

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

7.92

Nuclear Technicians

7.68

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

7.18

Orderlies

5.23

Model Makers, Wood

4.64

Nuclear Engineers

4.50

Logging Equipment Operators

4.03
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Rhode Island, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers

8.35

Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary

5.37

Computer and Information Research Scientists

4.63

Psychiatrists

4.43

First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers

3.65

Mathematicians

3.57

Archivists

3.54

Special Education Teachers, All Other

3.44

Protective Service Workers, All Other

3.40

Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators

3.18
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Pennsylvania, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Nuclear Technicians

3.79

Rock Splitters, Quarry

3.47

Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators

3.15

Pourers and Casters, Metal

3.06

Nuclear Engineers

3.06

Mine Shuttle Car Operators

2.99

Locomotive Firers

2.94

Roof Bolters, Mining

2.83

Survey Researchers

2.74

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

2.56
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Oregon, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Workers, All Other

44.24

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

22.01

Semiconductor Processors

9.24

Log Graders and Scalers

8.44

Religious Workers, All Other

7.57

Clergy

7.51

Logging Equipment Operators

6.97

Forest and Conservation Technicians

6.92

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

6.68

Woodworkers, All Other

6.15
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Oklahoma, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

10.95

Petroleum Engineers

9.65

Gaming Managers

9.57

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

9.32

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

8.29

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

8.21

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

7.86

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

6.82

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

6.47

Gaming Cage Workers

6.43
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Ohio, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

4.01

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

3.57

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

3.33

Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic

3.12

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

3.08

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

2.81

Tool and Die Makers

2.75

Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other

2.70

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

2.52

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

2.44
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Dakota, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Extraction Workers, All Other

41.10

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

24.43

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

21.07

Wellhead Pumpers

21.03

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

20.87

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

19.84

Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators

18.93

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

12.84

Wind Turbine Service Technicians

12.64

Gas Plant Operators

12.28
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Carolina, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

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

8.53

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.86

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

6.79

Model Makers, Wood

5.53

Upholsterers

5.32

Real Estate Brokers

5.19

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary

4.01

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

3.90

Furniture Finishers

3.50

Tire Builders

3.48
Occupations with the highest location quotient in New York, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Fashion Designers

6.00

Sociologists

3.89

Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers

3.70

Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers

3.66

Bailiffs

3.51

Art Directors

3.41

Costume Attendants

3.40

Social Science Research Assistants

3.37

Traffic Technicians

3.34

Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other

3.33
Occupations with the highest location quotient in New Mexico, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

12.67

Wellhead Pumpers

11.32

Physicists

10.83

Helpers--Extraction Workers

9.29

Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators

9.23

Slot Supervisors

8.27

Anthropologists and Archeologists

8.24

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

7.44

Extraction Workers, All Other

6.33

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

5.84
Occupations with the highest location quotient in New Jersey, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Shampooers

4.87

Marriage and Family Therapists

4.78

Biochemists and Biophysicists

3.63

Mathematical Science Occupations, All Other

3.47

Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants

3.31

Dredge Operators

3.17

Fire Inspectors and Investigators

3.11

Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other

3.06

Nuclear Power Reactor Operators

3.05

Manicurists and Pedicurists

3.03
Occupations with the highest location quotient in New Hampshire, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

8.22

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

6.07

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

4.86

Air Traffic Controllers

4.43

Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary

4.03

Cooks, Short Order

3.72

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

3.46

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

3.35

Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers

3.11

Motorcycle Mechanics

2.87
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Nevada, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming Service Workers, All Other

31.66

Gaming Supervisors

30.40

Gaming Dealers

26.48

Slot Supervisors

17.82

Gaming Cage Workers

16.77

Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators

16.10

Gaming Managers

15.39

Dancers

14.62

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

12.46

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

11.72
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Nebraska, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

10.26

Dredge Operators

10.25

Soil and Plant Scientists

7.79

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

7.21

Animal Scientists

6.72

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.38

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

5.64

Farm and Home Management Advisors

5.48

Rail Car Repairers

5.36

Signal and Track Switch Repairers

5.25
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Montana, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

21.41

Rock Splitters, Quarry

15.06

Travel Guides

8.46

Conservation Scientists

8.18

Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators

7.81

Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary

7.38

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

6.92

Fish and Game Wardens

6.88

Foresters

6.78

Hydrologists

5.96
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Missouri, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Artists and Related Workers, All Other

6.09

Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers

4.96

Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants

4.29

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

3.73

Museum Technicians and Conservators

3.55

Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators

3.23

Pourers and Casters, Metal

3.18

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

3.03

Family and General Practitioners

2.80

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

2.65
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Mississippi, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists

17.76

Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic

15.68

Upholsterers

15.44

Logging Equipment Operators

8.81

Slot Supervisors

8.81

Fishers and Related Fishing Workers

8.25

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

7.46

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

7.21

Marine Engineers and Naval Architects

7.01

Psychiatric Aides

6.60
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Minnesota, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Radio Operators

6.99

Food Scientists and Technologists

5.34

Timing Device Assemblers and Adjusters

4.78

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

4.28

Floor Sanders and Finishers

3.55

Animal Scientists

3.54

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

3.50

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

3.42

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

3.17

Wind Turbine Service Technicians

3.14
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Michigan, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Commercial and Industrial Designers

6.40

Tool and Die Makers

5.44

Model Makers, Metal and Plastic

4.90

Mechanical Engineers

4.84

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

3.94

Patternmakers, Wood

3.57

Industrial Engineers

3.33

Internists, General

3.30

Mechanical Engineering Technicians

3.14

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

3.12
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Massachusetts, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Biomedical Engineers

4.91

Industrial-Organizational Psychologists

3.76

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

3.73

Microbiologists

3.65

Life Scientists, All Other

3.59

Statisticians

3.45

Healthcare Social Workers

3.38

Biological Technicians

3.37

Transit and Railroad Police

2.84

Genetic Counselors

2.78
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Maryland, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Court Reporters

7.48

Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other

7.11

Building Cleaning Workers, All Other

7.10

Geographers

5.83

Biological Scientists, All Other

5.67

Mathematicians

5.59

Statisticians

5.49

Shampooers

5.45

Computer and Information Research Scientists

5.27

Judicial Law Clerks

4.95
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Maine, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

10.56

Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic

5.18

Fish and Game Wardens

5.15

Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers

5.05

Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary

5.01

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment

4.33

Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers, Postsecondary

4.30

Log Graders and Scalers

4.22

Political Scientists

4.11

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

3.98
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Louisiana, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

19.17

Riggers

17.22

Sailors and Marine Oilers

16.11

Commercial Divers

15.35

Ship Engineers

13.17

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

9.59

Chemical Plant and System Operators

8.93

Pile-Driver Operators

8.87

Bridge and Lock Tenders

8.76

Plant and System Operators, All Other

7.94
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Kentucky, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Mine Shuttle Car Operators

16.45

Roof Bolters, Mining

12.63

Loading Machine Operators, Underground Mining

7.75

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

6.53

Mining Machine Operators, All Other

6.26

Animal Breeders

5.47

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

5.25

Farm and Home Management Advisors

4.82

Embalmers

4.78

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

4.16
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Kansas, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic

6.99

Wellhead Pumpers

5.42

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

4.48

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

4.44

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.31

Agricultural Equipment Operators

4.09

Avionics Technicians

4.08

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

3.99

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

3.96

Agricultural Inspectors

3.76
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Iowa, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Food Processing Workers, All Other

12.33

Soil and Plant Scientists

12.18

Agricultural Workers, All Other

9.98

Agricultural Engineers

9.17

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

7.64

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

6.79

Agricultural Equipment Operators

6.65

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.89

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

5.65

Wind Turbine Service Technicians

5.51
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Indiana, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

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

8.19

Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons

6.38

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

5.89

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

4.90

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

4.53

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

4.50

Furniture Finishers

4.25

Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles

3.65

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

3.54

Team Assemblers

3.43
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Illinois, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Loading Machine Operators, Underground Mining

4.92

Occupational Therapy Aides

4.44

Production Workers, All Other

4.31

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

3.35

Advertising and Promotions Managers

3.12

Timing Device Assemblers and Adjusters

2.77

Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other

2.77

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

2.71

Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers

2.58

Therapists, All Other

2.49
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Idaho, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

16.32

Fallers

9.79

Log Graders and Scalers

8.23

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

7.79

Foresters

7.72

Nuclear Technicians

7.18

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

6.57

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

6.25

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

6.03

Hydrologists

6.01
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Hawaii, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Dancers

13.17

Astronomers

11.09

Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants

9.76

Tour Guides and Escorts

9.01

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

7.75

Anthropologists and Archeologists

7.53

Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers

6.83

Motorboat Operators

6.52

Transportation Workers, All Other

6.34

Baggage Porters and Bellhops

5.64
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Georgia, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

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

11.47

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

7.67

Mathematical Technicians

7.54

Fabric Menders, Except Garment

6.55

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

6.44

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

5.80

Statistical Assistants

5.38

Communications Equipment Operators, All Other

3.72

Transit and Railroad Police

3.53

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.41
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Florida, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorboat Operators

6.13

Special Education Teachers, All Other

5.53

Segmental Pavers

4.31

Athletes and Sports Competitors

4.22

Baggage Porters and Bellhops

4.20

Construction and Related Workers, All Other

4.18

Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other

3.82

Watch Repairers

3.02

Farm Labor Contractors

2.52

Motion Picture Projectionists

2.51
Occupations with the highest location quotient in District of Columbia, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Economists

78.00

Political Scientists

69.92

Artists and Related Workers, All Other

27.88

Social Science Research Assistants

24.78

Radio Operators

22.36

Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other

19.89

Historians

15.30

Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary

14.18

Law Teachers, Postsecondary

13.91

Public Relations Specialists

13.36
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Delaware, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Paperhangers

8.23

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

7.77

Shampooers

7.42

Chemical Engineers

5.19

Credit Analysts

5.01

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

4.71

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

4.38

Financial Analysts

3.81

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay

3.80

Fire Inspectors and Investigators

3.76
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Connecticut, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

4.77

Actuaries

4.13

Insurance Underwriters

3.89

Choreographers

3.30

Survey Researchers

2.87

Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers

2.79

Psychiatrists

2.78

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

2.72

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

2.69

Cooks, All Other

2.66
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Colorado, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Atmospheric and Space Scientists

9.20

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

4.36

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

4.15

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

4.14

Bicycle Repairers

3.70

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

3.64

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

3.58

Wellhead Pumpers

3.40

Financial Clerks, All Other

3.40

Petroleum Engineers

3.33
Occupations with the highest location quotient in California, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

5.82

Film and Video Editors

3.62

Media and Communication Workers, All Other

3.55

Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other

3.47

Solar Photovoltaic Installers

3.45

Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance

3.38

Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes

3.30

Computer Hardware Engineers

3.17

Actors

3.01

Multimedia Artists and Animators

2.97
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Arkansas, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders

19.65

Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists

11.80

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

8.26

Log Graders and Scalers

7.37

Food Processing Workers, All Other

7.26

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

5.63

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

4.68

Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

4.47

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

4.31

Logging Equipment Operators

4.17
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Arizona, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

3.62

Agricultural Workers, All Other

3.59

Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers

3.57

Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators

3.40

Tapers

3.29

Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians

3.22

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

3.18

Industrial Engineering Technicians

3.18

Stonemasons

3.13

Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

3.02
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Alaska, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Mining Machine Operators, All Other

82.99

Fishers and Related Fishing Workers

31.48

Pile-Driver Operators

25.47

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

17.67

Sailors and Marine Oilers

14.64

Fallers

14.26

Ship Engineers

14.14

Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants

11.19

Petroleum Engineers

11.16

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

10.96
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Alabama, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

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

6.55

Logging Equipment Operators

6.31

Tire Builders

6.30

Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons

5.99

Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic

5.63

Loading Machine Operators, Underground Mining

5.29

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

5.19

Aerospace Engineers

4.59

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

4.17

Mine Shuttle Car Operators

3.89
Occupations with the highest location quotient in East Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Cooks, Fast Food

5.64

First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives

4.37

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

2.89

First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers

2.88

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers

2.61

Bakers

2.47

First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers

2.39

Pharmacy Technicians

2.33

Managers, All Other

2.22

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

2.16
Occupations with the highest location quotient in West Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Pharmacy Aides

35.39

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

9.11

Nurse Practitioners

5.68

Construction Laborers

5.23

First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers

5.13

Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists

4.43

Bakers

4.24

Industrial Engineers

3.69

Maintenance and Repair Workers, General

2.87

Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

2.05
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Central-Southeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Wind Turbine Service Technicians

102.63

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

25.99

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

20.78

Wellhead Pumpers

20.11

Power Plant Operators

13.92

Forest and Conservation Technicians

11.29

Conservation Scientists

6.75

Lodging Managers

5.95

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

5.71

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

5.62
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeast Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters

88.56

Wellhead Pumpers

73.36

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

46.89

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

34.21

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

27.43

Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators

19.09

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

17.26

Helpers--Extraction Workers

16.40

Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines

14.60

Anthropologists and Archeologists

14.08
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators

60.59

Gas Plant Operators

44.17

Mine Shuttle Car Operators

35.43

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

32.52

Wellhead Pumpers

27.69

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

26.28

Rail Car Repairers

17.92

Roof Bolters, Mining

17.39

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

17.21

Petroleum Engineers

16.68
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Wellhead Pumpers

43.55

Fish and Game Wardens

21.98

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

21.37

Gas Plant Operators

17.64

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

16.11

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

14.04

Curators

10.84

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

8.87

Helpers--Extraction Workers

7.27

Conservation Scientists

6.90
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Western Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Bridge and Lock Tenders

17.16

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

8.26

Psychiatric Technicians

6.88

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

6.10

Foresters

5.25

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

4.88

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

4.80

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

4.68

Agricultural Equipment Operators

4.57

Highway Maintenance Workers

4.03
Occupations with the highest location quotient in South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic

12.95

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

9.10

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

5.52

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

5.48

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

5.47

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

5.38

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

5.34

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

5.18

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

5.05

Legislators

4.90
Occupations with the highest location quotient in West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

10.29

Foresters

8.99

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

8.40

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

6.78

Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic

6.76

Boilermakers

6.26

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

6.18

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

6.01

Pourers and Casters, Metal

5.79

Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers

4.97
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Foresters

28.62

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

24.59

Logging Equipment Operators

17.35

Fish and Game Wardens

17.16

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

11.24

Highway Maintenance Workers

8.31

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

8.17

Conservation Scientists

6.90

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

6.67

Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers, All Other

6.27
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators

76.71

Mine Shuttle Car Operators

72.26

Wellhead Pumpers

38.37

Power Distributors and Dispatchers

15.72

Log Graders and Scalers

15.49

Fallers

12.14

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

12.11

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

10.79

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

10.30

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

9.65
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Mine Shuttle Car Operators

163.50

Roof Bolters, Mining

139.16

Log Graders and Scalers

71.41

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

31.57

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

21.86

Logging Equipment Operators

21.07

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

20.48

Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators

19.62

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

12.12

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

11.62
Occupations with the highest location quotient in East Washington nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

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

22.36

Agricultural Equipment Operators

17.26

Cooks, All Other

14.39

Power Distributors and Dispatchers

11.94

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

11.61

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

11.31

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

9.05

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

8.83

Forest and Conservation Technicians

7.77

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

7.38
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Central Washington nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Wind Turbine Service Technicians

73.22

Fallers

37.83

Forest and Conservation Technicians

35.31

Conservation Scientists

27.90

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

25.58

Foresters

22.12

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

19.14

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

15.07

Logging Equipment Operators

12.97

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

7.86
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Washington nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Log Graders and Scalers

90.23

Logging Equipment Operators

47.47

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

20.41

Forest and Conservation Workers

19.40

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

17.58

Millwrights

13.18

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

12.34

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

11.61

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

9.09

Conservation Scientists

7.71
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwest Washington nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Conservation Scientists

7.94

Logging Equipment Operators

7.56

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

7.49

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.99

Firefighters

4.77

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

4.71

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

4.35

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

4.31

Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors

4.18

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

4.02
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Fallers

16.74

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

15.58

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

9.43

Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

6.94

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.15

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

5.81

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

5.00

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

4.68

Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers

4.31

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

4.21
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeast Virginia nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Computer and Information Research Scientists

66.53

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

27.73

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

24.68

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

12.00

Agricultural Inspectors

10.42

Aerospace Engineers

9.68

Logging Equipment Operators

8.99

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

8.44

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

8.05

Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other

7.20
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

18.44

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

12.48

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

12.23

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

10.53

Farm and Home Management Advisors

8.10

Correctional Officers and Jailers

5.96

Psychiatric Technicians

5.86

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

5.54

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

4.87

Funeral Attendants

4.45
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

78.25

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

14.71

Fallers

13.10

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

12.10

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

9.57

Psychiatric Technicians

9.24

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

9.21

Upholsterers

7.51

Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

7.31

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

7.24
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary

10.78

Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products

10.76

Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers

7.98

Food Scientists and Technologists

7.62

Foresters

7.55

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

7.09

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

7.04

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

6.71

Helpers--Roofers

6.19

Highway Maintenance Workers

5.48
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Building Cleaning Workers, All Other

10.71

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

7.87

Highway Maintenance Workers

7.53

Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers

6.93

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

5.83

Foresters

4.89

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

4.65

Lodging Managers

4.65

Electro-Mechanical Technicians

4.61

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

4.27
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

45.70

Mine Shuttle Car Operators

43.92

Roof Bolters, Mining

37.28

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

35.65

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

31.92

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

30.16

Wellhead Pumpers

25.38

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

20.29

Airfield Operations Specialists

15.43

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

15.24
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Utah nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

46.15

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

11.57

Lodging Managers

11.28

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

9.02

Tour Guides and Escorts

8.15

Coaches and Scouts

7.10

Nonfarm Animal Caretakers

5.96

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.53

Social and Human Service Assistants

5.25

Helpers--Electricians

4.29
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Central Utah nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

47.10

Legislators

12.18

Correctional Officers and Jailers

5.83

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

4.48

Highway Maintenance Workers

4.42

Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers

4.35

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

3.80

Postal Service Clerks

3.74

Teacher Assistants

3.62

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks

3.53
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Wasatch Back nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants

11.08

Concierges

7.02

Baggage Porters and Bellhops

6.99

Massage Therapists

5.92

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

3.90

Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

3.87

Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators

3.77

Recreation Workers

3.71

Photographers

3.39

Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers

3.30
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Coastal Plains Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

35.24

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

26.48

Helpers--Extraction Workers

17.80

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

12.03

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

11.90

Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers

9.25

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

8.07

Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door

7.56

Fish and Game Wardens

7.53

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

6.82
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Border Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Helpers--Extraction Workers

36.96

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

33.39

Wellhead Pumpers

22.07

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

10.07

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

10.00

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.62

Personal Care Aides

5.53

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

4.87

Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door

4.82

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

4.26
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Hill Country Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Psychiatric Aides

17.09

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

12.46

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

10.97

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

9.94

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

6.88

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

6.03

Craft Artists

5.92

Fish and Game Wardens

5.91

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

5.70

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

5.24
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Big Thicket Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

18.77

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

17.56

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

9.30

Butchers and Meat Cutters

8.27

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

7.14

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

6.84

Correctional Officers and Jailers

5.85

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

5.61

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

5.05

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

4.40
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Helpers--Extraction Workers

17.13

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

10.56

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

10.37

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

7.26

Psychiatric Aides

6.37

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

6.10

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

5.80

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

5.45

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

5.30

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

4.79
Occupations with the highest location quotient in West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

41.48

Helpers--Extraction Workers

33.76

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

32.60

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

32.08

Wellhead Pumpers

30.07

Wind Turbine Service Technicians

28.72

Agricultural Equipment Operators

28.01

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

18.39

Gas Plant Operators

17.26

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

16.50
Occupations with the highest location quotient in East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

9.60

Tour Guides and Escorts

9.06

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

7.49

Dancers

7.41

Amusement and Recreation Attendants

6.52

Plant and System Operators, All Other

6.47

Lodging Managers

5.35

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

5.20

Materials Engineers

4.94

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

4.92
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

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

12.74

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

7.91

Traffic Technicians

7.43

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.91

Team Assemblers

5.31

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

4.97

Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other

4.93

Sewing Machine Operators

4.49

Tool and Die Makers

4.35

Residential Advisors

4.16
Occupations with the highest location quotient in South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Team Assemblers

8.15

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

7.32

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

7.05

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.54

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

5.55

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

5.28

Pipelayers

5.27

Mechanical Engineering Technicians

4.96

Logging Equipment Operators

4.67

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

4.53
Occupations with the highest location quotient in West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

10.68

Agricultural Equipment Operators

9.30

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

6.40

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

6.25

Psychiatric Aides

6.11

Pipelayers

6.06

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

5.29

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.03

Funeral Attendants

4.86

Meter Readers, Utilities

4.50
Occupations with the highest location quotient in West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Workers

41.25

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

23.49

Fish and Game Wardens

23.15

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

19.15

Gaming Cage Workers

18.54

Conservation Scientists

16.41

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

15.28

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

15.08

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

14.67

Emergency Management Directors

11.86
Occupations with the highest location quotient in East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Workers

40.63

Animal Scientists

24.63

Soil and Plant Scientists

20.84

Choreographers

20.61

Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products

17.87

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

16.41

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

16.20

Farm and Home Management Advisors

16.05

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

11.48

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

9.10
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

26.38

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

11.97

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

6.04

Residential Advisors

5.42

Education Administrators, Postsecondary

5.35

Legislators

4.44

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

3.98

Meter Readers, Utilities

3.37

Cooks, Short Order

3.31

Industrial Engineering Technicians

3.27
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

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

83.82

Agricultural Equipment Operators

19.89

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

12.36

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

8.76

Logging Equipment Operators

7.76

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

6.60

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

6.49

Correctional Officers and Jailers

6.39

Sewing Machine Operators

5.86

Legislators

5.65
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

23.42

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

18.82

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

12.97

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

12.85

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

10.09

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

7.96

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

6.39

Team Assemblers

5.89

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

5.10

Logging Equipment Operators

4.91
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

54.31

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

16.75

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

11.26

Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors

7.29

Power Plant Operators

7.03

Dietetic Technicians

6.06

Sewing Machine Operators

5.58

Internists, General

5.25

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

5.09

Funeral Attendants

4.70
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Pourers and Casters, Metal

10.84

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

7.07

Highway Maintenance Workers

5.76

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

5.15

Correctional Officers and Jailers

5.11

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

4.71

Judicial Law Clerks

4.62

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

3.80

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

3.78

Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians

3.74
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Rock Splitters, Quarry

49.43

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

21.93

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

14.10

Wellhead Pumpers

13.61

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

11.75

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

10.79

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

10.43

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

10.23

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

8.09

Helpers--Extraction Workers

8.04
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Mine Shuttle Car Operators

64.46

Roof Bolters, Mining

48.14

Loading Machine Operators, Underground Mining

26.01

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

24.83

Helpers--Extraction Workers

21.63

Wellhead Pumpers

18.04

Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators

14.21

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

13.81

Mining Machine Operators, All Other

13.72

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

11.46
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

52.97

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

30.96

Agricultural Equipment Operators

29.14

Food Processing Workers, All Other

16.12

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

14.90

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

13.68

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

12.39

Plant and System Operators, All Other

10.66

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

10.30

Foresters

9.47
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

47.39

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

28.06

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

16.97

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

16.31

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

13.65

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

12.60

Foresters

12.08

Logging Equipment Operators

11.82

Power Distributors and Dispatchers

11.24

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

10.71
Occupations with the highest location quotient in South Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Workers, All Other

363.44

Logging Equipment Operators

58.72

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

47.25

Foresters

18.11

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

17.34

Forest and Conservation Technicians

16.56

Woodworkers, All Other

16.32

Forest and Conservation Workers

15.02

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

13.66

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

12.84
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

32.74

Logging Equipment Operators

29.71

Clergy

15.88

First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers

9.75

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

9.69

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

7.96

Forest and Conservation Technicians

7.46

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

7.40

Lodging Managers

6.46

Sailors and Marine Oilers

5.85
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

24.93

Gaming Cage Workers

22.75

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

15.04

Gaming Supervisors

14.09

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

13.22

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

12.71

Log Graders and Scalers

12.61

Wellhead Pumpers

9.48

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

9.32

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

8.53
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

40.05

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

29.50

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

25.46

Petroleum Engineers

22.44

Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators

11.32

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

10.70

Agricultural Equipment Operators

9.59

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

8.69

Wellhead Pumpers

7.44

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.98
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

30.55

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

28.80

Wellhead Pumpers

24.71

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

17.69

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

16.87

Gaming Managers

15.12

Petroleum Engineers

14.73

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

14.41

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

11.54

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

9.64
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

32.18

Gaming Managers

25.29

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

25.03

Gaming Cage Workers

17.97

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

16.81

Slot Supervisors

15.63

Petroleum Engineers

15.48

Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

9.07

Gaming Supervisors

9.00

Surveying and Mapping Technicians

7.04
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southern Ohio non-metropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Plant and System Operators, All Other

8.13

Power Plant Operators

6.73

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.50

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School

4.97

Painters, Transportation Equipment

4.90

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

4.83

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

4.37

Motorcycle Mechanics

3.98

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.91

Industrial Engineering Technicians

3.89
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Wellhead Pumpers

11.03

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

10.86

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

8.31

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

7.52

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

7.39

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

6.84

Highway Maintenance Workers

4.94

Pourers and Casters, Metal

4.72

Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other

4.49

Gas Plant Operators

4.36
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Northeastern Ohio non-metropolitan area (non-contiguous), May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic

10.26

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

10.00

Furniture Finishers

9.39

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

8.90

Model Makers, Metal and Plastic

8.16

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

7.80

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

6.91

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

5.63

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

5.55

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

5.51
Occupations with the highest location quotient in West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

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

14.17

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

11.94

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

10.77

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

10.40

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

9.72

Pourers and Casters, Metal

9.50

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

8.46

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

8.32

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

7.97

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

7.93
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Far East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders

41.85

Agricultural Equipment Operators

30.63

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

26.04

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

23.60

Soil and Plant Scientists

20.29

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

13.18

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

13.02

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

12.39

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

7.70

Meter Readers, Utilities

6.31
Occupations with the highest location quotient in East Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

26.57

Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators

24.83

Agricultural Equipment Operators

11.72

Agricultural Inspectors

11.19

Conservation Scientists

10.42

Gaming Supervisors

9.00

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

8.87

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

7.72

Bailiffs

7.56

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

6.95
Occupations with the highest location quotient in West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

52.46

Wellhead Pumpers

25.43

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

19.06

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

16.54

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

15.74

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

15.17

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

13.78

Power Plant Operators

11.39

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

10.58

Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders

8.47
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

114.50

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

105.87

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

99.20

Wellhead Pumpers

91.45

Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators

82.51

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

65.22

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

55.45

Helpers--Extraction Workers

33.12

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

24.50

Gas Plant Operators

22.58
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

31.82

Rock Splitters, Quarry

23.34

Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

6.37

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

5.92

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary

5.21

Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary

4.66

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

4.63

Forest and Conservation Technicians

4.60

Construction and Related Workers, All Other

4.59

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

4.40
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

27.17

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

22.11

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

15.04

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

13.90

Fallers

13.19

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary

9.97

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

9.04

Power Distributors and Dispatchers

8.43

Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers

8.13

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

7.10
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeast Coastal, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

24.10

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

10.10

Food Scientists and Technologists

7.79

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

6.83

Sailors and Marine Oilers

6.20

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.02

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary

6.01

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

5.32

Correctional Officers and Jailers

5.28

Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors

4.76
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

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

16.99

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

10.99

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

9.28

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

9.24

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

8.46

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary

7.36

Agricultural Inspectors

6.14

Agricultural Equipment Operators

5.18

Logging Equipment Operators

5.06

Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles

4.76
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Legislators

11.93

Historians

11.61

Crane and Tower Operators

10.92

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

7.87

Highway Maintenance Workers

7.79

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

7.49

Gaming Cage Workers

7.21

Word Processors and Typists

6.36

Bailiffs

5.83

Music Directors and Composers

5.80
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Central New York nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Historians

13.14

Legislators

10.11

Rehabilitation Counselors

8.48

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

7.39

Animal Control Workers

7.05

Highway Maintenance Workers

6.96

Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

6.03

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

5.36

Word Processors and Typists

4.76

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

4.37
Occupations with the highest location quotient in East Central New York nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Legislators

13.70

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

11.27

Highway Maintenance Workers

10.68

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

10.09

Correctional Officers and Jailers

10.01

Music Directors and Composers

9.77

Word Processors and Typists

7.56

Social Workers, All Other

6.44

Protective Service Workers, All Other

5.36

Bus Drivers, School or Special Client

4.46
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers

27.95

Historians

17.63

Bridge and Lock Tenders

16.97

Fish and Game Wardens

12.05

Legislators

11.78

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

8.20

Correctional Officers and Jailers

7.87

Highway Maintenance Workers

7.78

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

7.15

Psychiatric Aides

7.08
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Los Alamos County, New Mexico nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Environmental Engineers

45.78

Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

20.34

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

20.28

Protective Service Workers, All Other

18.09

First-Line Supervisors of Protective Service Workers, All Other

17.81

Information Security Analysts

8.55

Training and Development Specialists

4.07

Security Guards

3.69

Machinists

3.49

Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants

3.24
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

40.50

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

27.13

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

14.35

Helpers--Extraction Workers

12.46

Legislators

7.40

Helpers--Electricians

5.96

Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators

5.02

Maintenance Workers, Machinery

4.61

Highway Maintenance Workers

4.52

Postal Service Clerks

4.46
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

56.96

Wellhead Pumpers

39.99

Helpers--Extraction Workers

38.22

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

35.69

Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators

33.88

Extraction Workers, All Other

33.09

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

28.58

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

23.24

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

10.53

Petroleum Engineers

8.39
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

21.53

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

17.69

Slot Supervisors

14.46

Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers

11.44

Foresters

10.56

Education Administrators, All Other

9.94

Recreational Therapists

9.00

Gaming Cage Workers

6.92

Personal Care Aides

6.33

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

5.51
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary

7.49

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

7.47

Industrial Engineering Technicians

4.87

Highway Maintenance Workers

3.97

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

3.86

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

3.66

Education Teachers, Postsecondary

3.52

Teachers and Instructors, All Other, Except Substitute Teachers

3.26

Production Workers, All Other

2.92

Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators

2.84
Occupations with the highest location quotient in West Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

16.51

Physical Scientists, All Other

9.61

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

8.25

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

7.42

Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other

6.82

Tour Guides and Escorts

5.85

Counselors, All Other

5.51

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

5.35

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

5.16

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

5.05
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

8.24

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

6.53

Material Moving Workers, All Other

6.49

Construction and Related Workers, All Other

6.40

New Accounts Clerks

5.69

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

5.33

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

5.13

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

4.30

Curators

4.20

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

3.96
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

17.08

Material Moving Workers, All Other

15.32

Occupational Therapists

7.47

Highway Maintenance Workers

7.27

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

5.98

Forest and Conservation Technicians

5.00

First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers

4.88

Lodging Managers

4.67

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

3.37

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

3.33
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Nevada nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators

464.50

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

319.40

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

106.81

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

93.28

Helpers--Extraction Workers

52.19

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

36.83

Slot Supervisors

34.15

Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines

31.61

Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters

31.21

Gaming Cage Workers

21.77
Occupations with the highest location quotient in South Nevada nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming Service Workers, All Other

41.82

Gaming Supervisors

27.31

Gaming Managers

27.10

Gaming Cage Workers

25.88

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

22.30

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

20.47

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

20.33

Slot Supervisors

16.85

Gaming Dealers

15.85

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

15.24
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

22.22

Agricultural Equipment Operators

20.94

Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products

16.93

Legislators

10.96

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

10.00

Gas Plant Operators

8.03

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

6.29

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

5.75

Highway Maintenance Workers

5.63

Power Plant Operators

5.41
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Dredge Operators

40.03

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

19.77

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

13.37

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

12.64

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

11.37

Agricultural Equipment Operators

11.29

Soil and Plant Scientists

10.18

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

9.89

Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products

9.22

Legislators

8.13
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Soil and Plant Scientists

23.84

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

19.93

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

18.74

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

18.39

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

13.35

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

10.46

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

9.88

Agricultural Equipment Operators

8.75

Conservation Scientists

7.22

Musical Instrument Repairers and Tuners

5.70
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

21.34

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

19.41

Agricultural Equipment Operators

17.51

Radio and Television Announcers

9.71

Rail Car Repairers

7.98

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

7.69

Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers

7.28

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

6.63

Highway Maintenance Workers

6.46

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

6.13
Occupations with the highest location quotient in West Montana nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Rock Splitters, Quarry

67.76

Forest and Conservation Technicians

48.65

Logging Equipment Operators

18.17

Foresters

17.04

Conservation Scientists

11.11

Clergy

7.66

Biological Scientists, All Other

7.21

Microbiologists

7.16

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

6.80

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

6.70
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Montana nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

21.25

Psychiatric Aides

12.49

Conservation Scientists

10.80

Hydrologists

10.64

Fence Erectors

10.41

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

7.59

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

6.27

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

5.68

Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary

5.50

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

5.10
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Central Montana nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Plant and System Operators, All Other

36.14

Wellhead Pumpers

24.21

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

15.48

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

14.74

Conservation Scientists

13.51

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

13.45

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

13.38

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

13.26

Forest and Conservation Technicians

12.87

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

12.04
Occupations with the highest location quotient in East Montana nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators

42.59

Wellhead Pumpers

39.88

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

24.04

Forest and Conservation Technicians

20.25

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

20.14

Gas Plant Operators

18.46

Conservation Scientists

14.57

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

12.24

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

11.80

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

11.61
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers

96.90

Tour Guides and Escorts

15.10

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

14.49

Travel Agents

8.14

Musicians and Singers

7.88

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

6.58

Audio and Video Equipment Technicians

5.96

Animal Trainers

5.40

Actors

5.36

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

4.63
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

15.46

Loading Machine Operators, Underground Mining

14.08

Agricultural Equipment Operators

13.92

Fallers

12.54

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

9.42

Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators

8.13

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

6.04

Helpers--Extraction Workers

5.18

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.82

Highway Maintenance Workers

4.55
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Missouri nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Food Batchmakers

14.84

Bridge and Lock Tenders

12.21

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

9.58

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

6.68

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

6.56

Conservation Scientists

5.75

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

5.68

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

5.20

Highway Maintenance Workers

4.91

Correctional Officers and Jailers

4.69
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers

7.73

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

5.83

Radio and Television Announcers

5.59

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

5.50

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

4.76

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

4.47

Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

4.21

Forest and Conservation Workers

4.14

Sewing Machine Operators

4.13

Highway Maintenance Workers

4.06
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

37.81

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

17.18

Gaming Managers

15.30

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

14.93

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

11.74

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

10.80

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

10.34

Gaming Supervisors

10.30

Helpers--Extraction Workers

9.93

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

8.83
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists

37.69

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

27.82

Logging Equipment Operators

25.52

Psychiatric Aides

13.98

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

11.03

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

9.24

Agricultural Inspectors

8.66

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

7.31

Pharmacy Aides

6.14

Millwrights

5.50
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

34.77

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

9.40

Correctional Officers and Jailers

5.75

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

5.17

Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks

4.61

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

4.53

Legislators

4.37

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

4.35

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

4.28

Meter Readers, Utilities

4.08
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Upholsterers

73.50

Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists

22.42

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

20.61

Farm and Home Management Advisors

18.46

Sewing Machine Operators

12.99

Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers

12.71

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

11.74

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

10.57

Log Graders and Scalers

10.46

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

8.68
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

10.44

Food Processing Workers, All Other

10.27

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

9.01

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

7.56

Food Scientists and Technologists

6.81

Food Batchmakers

6.31

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.31

Etchers and Engravers

5.16

Plant and System Operators, All Other

5.15

Pourers and Casters, Metal

4.45
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Wind Turbine Service Technicians

48.73

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

19.26

Agricultural Equipment Operators

8.66

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

8.18

Agricultural Inspectors

6.59

Soil and Plant Scientists

6.57

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.90

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

5.74

Millwrights

4.91

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

4.56
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

22.18

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

14.37

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

14.28

Forest and Conservation Technicians

12.64

Power Plant Operators

9.27

Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines

7.17

Legislators

6.02

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

5.52

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.07

Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers

4.65
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

12.19

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

9.13

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

9.05

Foresters

6.89

Sales and Related Workers, All Other

6.17

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

5.93

Legislators

5.35

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.25

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

4.98

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

4.60
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Craft Artists

8.24

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

6.16

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.12

Industrial Engineering Technicians

5.86

Pourers and Casters, Metal

5.68

Tool and Die Makers

5.21

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

5.13

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

5.11

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

4.74

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

4.25
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

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

7.76

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

7.48

Nurse Anesthetists

5.98

Court Reporters

5.66

Gaming Supervisors

4.23

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

4.09

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

3.40

Logging Equipment Operators

3.23

Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers

3.19

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

3.17
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

19.89

Gas Plant Operators

11.80

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

9.34

Foresters

8.81

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

7.66

Wellhead Pumpers

5.24

Forest and Conservation Technicians

5.19

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

4.99

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

4.47

Legislators

4.19
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Bridge and Lock Tenders

29.20

Logging Equipment Operators

16.76

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

13.95

Foresters

13.03

Slot Supervisors

12.93

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

10.97

Gaming Cage Workers

9.07

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

8.30

Orthotists and Prosthetists

7.88

Occupational Therapy Aides

7.81
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

7.76

Machinists

6.39

Highway Maintenance Workers

5.00

Firefighters

4.88

Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School

4.71

Teacher Assistants

3.33

Team Assemblers

2.71

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

2.66

Bartenders

2.60

Tellers

2.48
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Tour Guides and Escorts

8.35

Music Directors and Composers

7.42

Health Educators

6.29

Healthcare Social Workers

5.56

Mental Health Counselors

5.23

Librarians

4.61

Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate

4.53

Social and Community Service Managers

4.26

Firefighters

4.05

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

3.97
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

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

10.56

Fundraisers

8.41

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

6.06

Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers

4.34

Firefighters

3.47

Carpenters

3.17

Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education

2.69

Self-Enrichment Education Teachers

2.57

Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists

2.50

Dishwashers

2.35
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

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

18.81

Chefs and Head Cooks

9.80

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

7.46

Lodging Managers

7.11

Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers

6.84

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

6.65

Library Technicians

4.68

Firefighters

4.35

Postal Service Clerks

4.08

Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers

3.89
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Garrett County, Maryland nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

20.45

Logging Equipment Operators

14.53

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

12.89

Residential Advisors

3.87

Carpenters

3.63

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

3.12

Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics

2.82

Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists

2.68

Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

2.67

Machinists

2.66
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Upper Eastern Shore of Maryland nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

15.90

Education Administrators, All Other

12.91

Court Reporters

10.90

Judicial Law Clerks

8.53

Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers

7.12

Home Appliance Repairers

6.91

Agricultural Inspectors

6.38

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

4.75

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

4.48

Conservation Scientists

4.39
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

12.31

Fish and Game Wardens

8.72

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

6.23

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

5.27

Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall

5.00

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

4.59

Highway Maintenance Workers

4.29

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

4.24

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

4.14

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

4.11
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

43.77

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

13.63

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

10.76

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

9.10

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

7.53

Foresters

7.38

Lodging Managers

7.36

Plant and System Operators, All Other

5.88

Animal Control Workers

5.45

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.15
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers, All Other

47.30

Sailors and Marine Oilers

44.83

Riggers

31.24

Special Education Teachers, All Other

14.06

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

10.28

Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks

7.94

Crane and Tower Operators

7.46

Transportation Workers, All Other

6.78

Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other

5.74

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

5.72
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

11.83

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

10.06

Special Education Teachers, All Other

8.08

Agricultural Equipment Operators

8.01

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

7.98

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

7.14

Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other

6.94

Chemical Plant and System Operators

6.22

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

6.20

Meter Readers, Utilities

6.11
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

38.82

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

15.92

Forest and Conservation Workers

13.76

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

9.98

Transportation Workers, All Other

8.16

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

7.43

Riggers

7.04

Meter Readers, Utilities

6.11

Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other

6.00

Correctional Officers and Jailers

5.64
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Washington Parish, Louisiana nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Helpers--Electricians

15.19

Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks

12.78

Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other

6.51

Personal Care Aides

4.58

Butchers and Meat Cutters

3.71

Highway Maintenance Workers

3.71

Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria

3.71

Bus Drivers, School or Special Client

3.14

Home Health Aides

2.89

Postal Service Mail Carriers

2.76
Occupations with the highest location quotient in East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Mine Shuttle Car Operators

108.35

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

86.77

Roof Bolters, Mining

84.23

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

27.14

Mining Machine Operators, All Other

25.40

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

10.71

Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors

6.94

Residential Advisors

6.50

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

5.31

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

5.06
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Budget Analysts

10.12

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

7.50

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

6.56

Bailiffs

6.42

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

6.26

Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

4.93

Environmental Engineering Technicians

4.69

Anthropology and Archeology Teachers, Postsecondary

4.41

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

3.76

Cartographers and Photogrammetrists

3.72
Occupations with the highest location quotient in South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

17.63

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

8.74

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

7.99

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

7.95

Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

7.88

Tire Builders

7.30

Sewing Machine Operators

5.81

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

5.62

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

5.20

Helpers--Production Workers

5.18
Occupations with the highest location quotient in West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Mine Shuttle Car Operators

115.49

Roof Bolters, Mining

79.67

Mining Machine Operators, All Other

34.57

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

28.82

Sailors and Marine Oilers

19.37

Helpers--Extraction Workers

11.47

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

11.35

Plant and System Operators, All Other

9.99

Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners

8.80

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

8.53
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southeast Kansas nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Wellhead Pumpers

16.85

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

12.38

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

11.14

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

8.96

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

8.73

Postsecondary Teachers, All Other

5.59

Agricultural Equipment Operators

5.32

Special Education Teachers, All Other

4.94

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

4.37

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

4.13
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeast Kansas nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Agricultural Equipment Operators

13.06

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

10.14

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

8.62

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

7.19

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

6.55

Music Directors and Composers

4.03

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

3.86

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

3.84

Maintenance Workers, Machinery

3.58

Food Scientists and Technologists

3.56
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwest Kansas nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

25.00

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

22.66

Wellhead Pumpers

20.62

Agricultural Equipment Operators

19.09

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

17.77

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

16.09

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

13.98

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

13.06

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

6.45

Motorcycle Mechanics

6.42
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Kansas nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

42.92

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

35.84

Wellhead Pumpers

26.95

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

24.91

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

17.17

Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products

13.31

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

13.10

Soil and Plant Scientists

12.20

Food Processing Workers, All Other

11.56

Helpers--Production Workers

9.33
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Food Processing Workers, All Other

44.12

Agricultural Workers, All Other

26.36

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

15.64

Millwrights

12.13

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

8.43

Furniture Finishers

8.23

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

7.80

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

6.79

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.61

Agricultural Equipment Operators

6.33
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

19.04

Agricultural Equipment Operators

18.92

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

10.03

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

8.00

Funeral Service Managers

6.28

Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products

4.91

Highway Maintenance Workers

4.89

Conservation Scientists

4.63

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

4.32

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

4.30
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Agricultural Equipment Operators

27.45

Plant and System Operators, All Other

13.97

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

13.82

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

12.70

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

12.26

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

12.09

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

7.96

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

7.22

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

6.80

Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products

6.38
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

17.72

Agricultural Equipment Operators

13.71

Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products

7.85

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

7.66

Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters

6.90

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

6.78

Soil and Plant Scientists

6.37

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

5.73

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

5.39

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

4.54
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters

32.71

Furniture Finishers

29.42

Roof Bolters, Mining

21.94

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

13.65

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

13.21

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

9.44

Helpers--Extraction Workers

8.89

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay

8.17

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

7.56

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

7.56
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic

20.90

Tool and Die Makers

12.28

Pourers and Casters, Metal

11.17

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

8.90

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

8.10

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

7.55

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

7.15

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

7.03

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.99

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

6.87
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic

12.75

Furniture Finishers

12.50

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

10.74

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

9.74

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

9.69

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

8.84

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

8.59

Traffic Technicians

7.72

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

7.72

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

7.63
Occupations with the highest location quotient in South Illinois nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Bridge and Lock Tenders

17.22

Psychiatric Technicians

13.35

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

9.81

Physical Therapist Aides

9.64

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

9.09

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

6.97

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

6.65

Dietetic Technicians

6.28

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.15

Power Plant Operators

5.29
Occupations with the highest location quotient in East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers

19.37

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

7.25

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

6.85

Riggers

6.28

Agricultural Equipment Operators

5.83

Helpers--Extraction Workers

5.02

Printing Press Operators

4.96

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

4.92

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

4.80

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.77
Occupations with the highest location quotient in West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

10.60

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

9.10

Agricultural Equipment Operators

8.39

Bridge and Lock Tenders

7.67

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

7.40

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

7.00

Legislators

5.96

Psychiatric Technicians

5.07

Education Administrators, Postsecondary

4.95

Correctional Officers and Jailers

4.70
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

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

10.98

Funeral Service Managers

8.20

Agricultural Equipment Operators

8.16

Legislators

7.19

Dietetic Technicians

6.99

Production Workers, All Other

5.26

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

4.97

Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products

4.79

Soil and Plant Scientists

4.54

Chemical Plant and System Operators

4.30
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southeast Idaho nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

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

49.65

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

44.96

Forest and Conservation Technicians

39.72

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

18.44

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

11.66

Rehabilitation Counselors

9.67

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

8.55

Agricultural Equipment Operators

8.50

Conservation Scientists

8.47

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.89
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southcentral Idaho nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

14.99

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

12.55

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

11.97

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

10.73

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

10.18

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

9.25

Agricultural Equipment Operators

9.15

Food Scientists and Technologists

8.77

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

7.87

Agricultural Inspectors

6.18
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Idaho nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

84.16

Logging Equipment Operators

12.72

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

10.19

Legislators

9.00

Biological Technicians

5.98

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

5.88

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

5.73

Highway Maintenance Workers

5.33

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.01

Firefighters

5.01
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Panhandle of Idaho nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Fallers

123.49

Log Graders and Scalers

64.35

Forest and Conservation Technicians

58.65

Foresters

48.06

Logging Equipment Operators

43.18

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

23.66

Legislators

14.42

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

13.51

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

10.48

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

9.32
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorboat Operators

40.36

Agricultural Workers, All Other

15.30

Tour Guides and Escorts

14.15

Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants

12.02

Anthropologists and Archeologists

10.31

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

9.76

Transportation Security Screeners

9.40

Baggage Porters and Bellhops

7.96

Solar Photovoltaic Installers

7.25

Massage Therapists

6.65
Occupations with the highest location quotient in South Georgia nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists

15.41

Logging Equipment Operators

14.70

Embalmers

13.86

Dredge Operators

13.13

Orthotists and Prosthetists

10.97

Fish and Game Wardens

9.34

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

8.82

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

7.96

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

7.43

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

6.68
Occupations with the highest location quotient in East Georgia nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

14.71

Logging Equipment Operators

13.83

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

10.67

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

9.53

Fish and Game Wardens

9.09

Correctional Officers and Jailers

9.00

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

7.65

Statistical Assistants

7.58

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

7.45

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

6.38
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

27.25

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

20.91

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

19.10

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

16.72

Embalmers

10.71

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

9.41

Statistical Assistants

9.38

Fish and Game Wardens

6.15

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

5.47

Team Assemblers

5.37
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Georgia nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

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

81.91

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

45.80

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

42.02

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

38.22

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

24.64

Fish and Game Wardens

7.76

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

7.52

Statistical Assistants

5.94

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

5.14

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

4.95
Occupations with the highest location quotient in South Florida nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorboat Operators

115.62

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

15.63

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

14.34

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

10.42

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

8.26

Tour Guides and Escorts

7.89

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

7.72

Lodging Managers

5.94

Construction and Related Workers, All Other

5.92

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

5.85
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Log Graders and Scalers

34.32

Logging Equipment Operators

26.78

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

13.07

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

10.34

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

6.85

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

6.85

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School

6.62

Millwrights

6.60

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

6.25

Foresters

5.93
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Farm and Home Management Advisors

27.42

Correctional Officers and Jailers

24.92

Logging Equipment Operators

23.18

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

15.98

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School

14.32

Special Education Teachers, All Other

11.57

Dietetic Technicians

8.74

Construction and Related Workers, All Other

6.96

Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists

5.61

Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers

5.18
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Connecticut nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

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

13.26

Psychiatric Aides

10.28

Social and Community Service Managers

6.85

Music Directors and Composers

6.75

Sewing Machine Operators

6.32

Rehabilitation Counselors

5.97

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

4.62

Highway Maintenance Workers

4.47

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School

4.19

Nonfarm Animal Caretakers

3.19
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

13.49

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

8.70

Concierges

7.72

Plant and System Operators, All Other

6.58

Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers

6.56

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

5.92

Real Estate Brokers

5.77

Massage Therapists

5.71

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

5.50

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

5.20
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Rock Splitters, Quarry

30.27

Mine Shuttle Car Operators

22.34

Helpers--Extraction Workers

20.85

Roof Bolters, Mining

19.75

Forest and Conservation Technicians

16.28

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

12.17

Plant and System Operators, All Other

10.62

Museum Technicians and Conservators

9.96

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

9.00

Correctional Officers and Jailers

7.09
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

15.25

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

13.58

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

12.34

Agricultural Inspectors

11.46

Wellhead Pumpers

10.09

Highway Maintenance Workers

8.96

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

7.50

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

7.33

Conservation Scientists

7.29

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

7.20
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

112.57

Forest and Conservation Workers

36.17

Foresters

18.90

Logging Equipment Operators

16.09

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

10.42

Biological Scientists, All Other

8.63

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

7.14

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

6.74

Correctional Officers and Jailers

6.05

Conservation Scientists

5.88
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

30.66

Fallers

26.67

Forest and Conservation Technicians

21.95

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

15.58

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

14.80

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

13.92

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

11.71

Agricultural Equipment Operators

9.53

Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health

8.81

Logging Equipment Operators

8.13
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Workers, All Other

64.74

Forest and Conservation Workers

40.85

Forest and Conservation Technicians

21.37

Logging Equipment Operators

14.96

Foresters

9.95

Slot Supervisors

9.21

Gaming Cage Workers

8.55

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

8.09

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

5.96

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

5.63
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

92.97

Lodging Managers

19.18

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

10.73

Legislators

7.63

Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

6.60

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

5.88

Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators

4.92

Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers

4.34

Firefighters

4.08

Protective Service Workers, All Other

3.92
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

39.98

Fallers

18.88

Logging Equipment Operators

14.91

Correctional Officers and Jailers

7.44

Demonstrators and Product Promoters

6.75

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

6.12

Glaziers

6.12

Firefighters

5.55

Protective Service Workers, All Other

5.38

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

5.27
Occupations with the highest location quotient in South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Log Graders and Scalers

48.09

Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists

35.74

Logging Equipment Operators

23.33

Food Processing Workers, All Other

13.05

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

11.88

Wellhead Pumpers

10.70

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

10.62

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

10.53

Foresters

9.96

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

9.11
Occupations with the highest location quotient in West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Log Graders and Scalers

34.48

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

16.27

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

15.08

Logging Equipment Operators

13.75

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

12.85

Fallers

11.95

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

11.32

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

7.30

Pharmacy Aides

7.10

Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers

6.66
Occupations with the highest location quotient in East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Agricultural Equipment Operators

14.43

Crane and Tower Operators

11.53

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

9.63

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

8.65

Farm and Home Management Advisors

8.04

Painters, Transportation Equipment

7.20

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

6.40

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

5.69

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

5.13

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

4.74
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Arkansas nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists

29.45

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

23.37

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

13.51

Food Processing Workers, All Other

12.35

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

8.55

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

8.39

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

8.10

Agricultural Inspectors

5.35

Farm and Home Management Advisors

5.14

Legislators

5.13
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Arizona nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

27.28

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

24.45

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

19.80

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

13.65

Anthropologists and Archeologists

10.31

Fish and Game Wardens

9.03

Gaming Cage Workers

7.75

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

7.08

Foresters

6.95

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

6.15
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Fishers and Related Fishing Workers

105.47

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

36.95

Sailors and Marine Oilers

32.48

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

31.81

Ship Engineers

30.25

Fallers

28.37

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

28.15

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

27.29

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

24.73

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

23.15
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants

65.51

Ship Engineers

47.48

Sailors and Marine Oilers

43.52

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

42.21

Tour Guides and Escorts

37.54

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

34.31

Atmospheric and Space Scientists

15.99

Foresters

15.57

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

14.45

Forest and Conservation Technicians

13.58
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Avionics Technicians

24.67

Commercial Pilots

23.91

Logging Equipment Operators

22.20

Agricultural Inspectors

11.55

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

7.87

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

7.86

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

7.49

Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door

7.38

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

7.07

Air Traffic Controllers

5.48
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

53.90

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

29.39

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

17.91

Agricultural Workers, All Other

13.40

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

13.39

Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products

12.39

Power Plant Operators

10.86

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

8.07

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment

7.77

Highway Maintenance Workers

6.24
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

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

46.74

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

42.58

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

28.15

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

25.20

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

18.44

Logging Equipment Operators

12.76

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

12.71

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

10.28

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

9.67

Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers

8.45
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

20.16

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

15.98

Logging Equipment Operators

13.46

Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles

9.81

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

9.57

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

9.44

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

9.16

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

8.36

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

7.00

Pipelayers

5.77
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Worcester, MA-CT, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Biochemists and Biophysicists

9.16

Geography Teachers, Postsecondary

6.66

Occupational Therapy Aides

6.45

Microbiologists

5.43

Healthcare Social Workers

5.11

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors

4.63

Insurance Appraisers, Auto Damage

4.35

Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners

3.79

Rehabilitation Counselors

3.79

Boilermakers

3.51
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Waterbury, CT, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Tool and Die Makers

11.12

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

7.31

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

6.66

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

5.81

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors

5.23

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

4.11

Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs

4.08

Social and Community Service Managers

4.01

Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop

3.63

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists

3.34
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Taunton-Middleborough-Norton, MA NECTA Division, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Biomedical Engineers

11.64

Residential Advisors

6.22

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors

4.39

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School

4.06

Social and Human Service Assistants

3.61

Medical Equipment Repairers

3.60

Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners

3.41

Packers and Packagers, Hand

3.25

Environmental Engineers

3.23

Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop

3.20
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Springfield, MA-CT, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

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

6.22

Rehabilitation Counselors

5.37

Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

4.95

Healthcare Social Workers

4.28

Internists, General

4.26

Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators

4.09

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

4.06

Surgeons

3.93

Nurse Midwives

3.88

Education Administrators, Postsecondary

3.61
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Providence-Warwick, RI-MA, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic

11.21

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

8.40

Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers

8.31

Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary

4.53

Computer and Information Research Scientists

3.91

Telephone Operators

3.77

First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers

3.52

Etchers and Engravers

3.18

Archivists

3.07

Protective Service Workers, All Other

3.04
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Portsmouth, NH-ME, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Nuclear Engineers

27.21

Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other

11.68

Material Moving Workers, All Other

9.31

Engineers, All Other

6.72

Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other

6.47

Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

6.41

Bicycle Repairers

5.03

Lodging Managers

4.97

Fashion Designers

4.87

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

4.62
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Portland-South Portland, ME, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary

5.64

Parking Enforcement Workers

5.03

Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall

4.81

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

4.26

Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other

4.17

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment

4.05

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

3.99

Insurance Underwriters

3.59

Actuaries

3.50

Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products

3.21
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Pittsfield, MA, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

8.76

Healthcare Social Workers

4.72

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

3.99

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School

3.94

Glaziers

3.46

Self-Enrichment Education Teachers

3.34

Printing Press Operators

3.14

Cooks, Short Order

3.14

Teachers and Instructors, All Other, Except Substitute Teachers

3.09

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

3.01
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Peabody-Salem-Beverly, MA NECTA Division, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Residential Advisors

6.28

Ophthalmic Medical Technicians

5.61

Biomedical Engineers

5.41

Social and Human Service Assistants

4.60

Healthcare Social Workers

4.19

Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall

3.82

Nuclear Medicine Technologists

3.55

Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop

3.41

Home Health Aides

3.32

Education Administrators, Postsecondary

3.18
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

26.08

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.67

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

5.33

Fire Inspectors and Investigators

3.92

Architectural and Engineering Managers

3.63

Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians

3.48

Curators

3.25

Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers

2.80

Technical Writers

2.80

Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs

2.70
Occupations with the highest location quotient in New Haven, CT, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors

4.10

Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists

3.26

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

2.89

Cooks, All Other

2.89

Statisticians

2.77

Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other

2.69

Social and Community Service Managers

2.56

Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary

2.55

Fundraisers

2.55

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

2.47
Occupations with the highest location quotient in New Bedford, MA, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Healthcare Social Workers

15.20

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors

11.96

Tapers

9.85

Dietetic Technicians

9.56

Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials

9.15

Sewing Machine Operators

8.17

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

7.83

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

7.49

Brickmasons and Blockmasons

4.91

Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists

4.58
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Air Traffic Controllers

20.13

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

11.76

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

9.06

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

9.05

Computer and Information Research Scientists

6.36

Electrical and Electronics Drafters

5.08

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

4.94

Electrical Engineers

4.76

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

4.71

Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents

4.52
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Manchester, NH, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

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

5.61

Transportation Security Screeners

5.55

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

4.36

Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers

3.77

Curators

3.72

Sales and Related Workers, All Other

3.70

Cooks, Short Order

3.70

Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators

3.55

Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary

3.54

Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other

3.43
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lynn-Saugus-Marblehead, MA NECTA Division, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Manicurists and Pedicurists

7.94

Pest Control Workers

4.85

Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs

4.39

Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors

4.05

Home Health Aides

3.68

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

3.59

Personal Care Aides

3.50

Special Education Teachers, Middle School

3.32

Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program

2.91

Opticians, Dispensing

2.80
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, MA-NH NECTA Division, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Occupational Therapy Aides

14.08

Materials Scientists

6.32

Electro-Mechanical Technicians

5.96

Biomedical Engineers

5.80

Mechanical Engineering Technicians

5.35

Software Developers, Systems Software

5.33

Computer Hardware Engineers

4.89

Technical Writers

4.29

Sales Engineers

3.87

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products

3.58
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lewiston-Auburn, ME, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

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

8.29

Telemarketers

8.16

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

4.22

Bakers

3.92

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

3.88

Production Workers, All Other

3.86

Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping

3.72

Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners

3.71

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

3.58

Pipelayers

3.52
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Leominster-Gardner, MA, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

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

8.67

Healthcare Social Workers

6.17

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

5.19

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

4.77

Special Education Teachers, Middle School

4.48

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers

4.38

Occupational Therapy Assistants

4.21

Printing Press Operators

3.55

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School

3.20

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.19
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lawrence-Methuen Town-Salem, MA-NH NECTA Division, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Electro-Mechanical Technicians

8.15

Healthcare Social Workers

6.18

Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

5.69

Commercial and Industrial Designers

5.46

Bill and Account Collectors

4.08

Dietetic Technicians

3.84

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers

3.59

Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop

3.54

Food Batchmakers

3.13

Environmental Engineers

3.04
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Haverhill-Newburyport-Amesbury Town, MA-NH NECTA Division, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

9.99

Building Cleaning Workers, All Other

5.21

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

3.60

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

3.47

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School

3.39

Mental Health Counselors

3.11

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

3.01

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment

2.99

Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators

2.95

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School

2.76
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Insurance Underwriters

8.59

Actuaries

8.52

Aerospace Engineers

6.11

Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary

5.33

Graduate Teaching Assistants

4.91

Psychiatrists

4.50

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

3.90

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

3.49

Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

3.48

Fire Inspectors and Investigators

3.42
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Framingham, MA NECTA Division, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Biomedical Engineers

8.80

Software Developers, Systems Software

7.84

Electro-Mechanical Technicians

6.16

Biochemists and Biophysicists

5.99

Electrical Engineers

5.87

Statisticians

5.57

Technical Writers

5.26

Life Scientists, All Other

5.26

Computer Hardware Engineers

5.03

Special Education Teachers, Preschool

5.01
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Dover-Durham, NH-ME, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

14.66

Couriers and Messengers

11.38

Motorcycle Mechanics

8.71

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

8.56

Operations Research Analysts

7.63

Physical Scientists, All Other

7.23

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

6.04

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

5.52

Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other

5.26

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

5.17
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Danbury, CT, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

11.60

Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other

3.59

Chefs and Head Cooks

3.40

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

3.02

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

2.84

Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors

2.81

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

2.68

Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists

2.57

Nurse Practitioners

2.57

Surgeons

2.56
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Burlington-South Burlington, VT, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Solar Photovoltaic Installers

7.80

Compliance Officers

6.90

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

6.44

Pediatricians, General

5.05

Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary

4.93

Community Health Workers

4.85

Surgeons

4.68

Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary

4.58

Carpet Installers

4.38

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

4.29
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, MA NECTA Division, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Orthotists and Prosthetists

10.74

History Teachers, Postsecondary

6.66

Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary

6.65

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School

5.45

Healthcare Social Workers

5.02

Phlebotomists

4.92

Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators

4.33

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors

4.15

Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs

4.00

Community Health Workers

3.86
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Survey Researchers

9.24

Personal Financial Advisors

4.62

Athletic Trainers

4.17

Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents

3.91

Etchers and Engravers

3.82

Brokerage Clerks

3.82

Financial Analysts

3.78

Training and Development Managers

3.76

Marketing Managers

3.65

Credit Analysts

3.58
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Biomedical Engineers

6.57

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

6.29

Life Scientists, All Other

6.06

Biochemists and Biophysicists

6.03

Statisticians

5.32

Biological Technicians

5.10

Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary

4.83

Genetic Counselors

4.71

Microbiologists

4.45

Law Teachers, Postsecondary

4.31
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Biomedical Engineers

5.91

Biochemists and Biophysicists

4.99

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

4.55

Life Scientists, All Other

4.43

Statisticians

4.06

Biological Technicians

3.77

Microbiologists

3.54

Materials Scientists

3.47

Software Developers, Systems Software

3.44

Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary

3.24
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Barnstable Town, MA, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

16.02

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

9.85

Fish and Game Wardens

9.01

Residential Advisors

5.83

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

4.62

Dietetic Technicians

4.58

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

4.53

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

3.62

Concierges

3.53

First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers

3.17
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Bangor, ME, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

9.24

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

8.53

Plant and System Operators, All Other

7.38

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers

5.42

Highway Maintenance Workers

4.45

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

4.28

Psychiatrists

4.04

Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers

3.91

Social and Community Service Managers

3.80

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

3.78
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Yuma, AZ, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

79.33

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

30.93

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

28.66

Agricultural Equipment Operators

20.28

Agricultural Workers, All Other

14.04

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

13.79

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

9.02

Agricultural Inspectors

6.36

Tapers

4.01

Community Health Workers

3.71
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Yuba City, CA, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

15.02

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

7.19

Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other

6.91

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.73

Urban and Regional Planners

5.69

Protective Service Workers, All Other

5.35

Surveyors

5.02

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

4.50

Crossing Guards

4.49

Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door

3.90
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

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

9.54

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

6.09

Pourers and Casters, Metal

5.61

Occupational Therapy Assistants

4.99

Nurse Anesthetists

4.77

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

4.74

Labor Relations Specialists

4.20

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

4.09

Judicial Law Clerks

3.96

Physical Therapist Assistants

3.89
Occupations with the highest location quotient in York-Hanover, PA, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

7.96

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

6.83

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

5.83

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

4.83

Tool and Die Makers

4.53

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

4.11

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

4.02

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

3.73

Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers

3.68

Maintenance Workers, Machinery

3.59
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Yakima, WA, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

22.91

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

22.86

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

11.11

Agricultural Inspectors

8.31

Forest and Conservation Workers

8.30

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

7.77

Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors

5.99

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

5.49

Tapers

5.39

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

5.30
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Winston-Salem, NC, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

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

12.80

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

8.38

Orthotists and Prosthetists

7.16

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.97

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

6.14

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary

4.92

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

4.57

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

4.48

Real Estate Brokers

4.46

Nurse Anesthetists

3.88
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Winchester, VA-WV, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

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

5.91

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

5.76

Nuclear Medicine Technologists

4.41

Athletic Trainers

3.98

Mental Health Counselors

3.64

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

3.34

Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers

3.05

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

2.67

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

2.44

Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers

2.42
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Wilmington, NC, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Ophthalmic Medical Technicians

7.11

Real Estate Brokers

6.80

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

5.05

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.40

Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks

4.36

Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door

4.00

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

3.86

Insulation Workers, Mechanical

3.44

Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary

2.80

Surveying and Mapping Technicians

2.80
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ Metropolitan Division, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Paperhangers

10.47

Chemical Engineers

7.41

Shampooers

6.82

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

6.32

Credit Analysts

6.14

Financial Analysts

4.79

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay

4.57

Chemical Technicians

4.39

Materials Scientists

4.29

Power Distributors and Dispatchers

4.04
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Williamsport, PA, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

7.66

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

7.53

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

5.56

Funeral Attendants

5.49

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

4.66

Telemarketers

3.88

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

3.65

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

3.54

Team Assemblers

3.51

Word Processors and Typists

3.50
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Wichita Falls, TX, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Psychiatric Aides

14.82

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

8.74

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

8.55

Physical Therapist Aides

8.18

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

7.86

Petroleum Engineers

7.60

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

5.17

Helpers--Extraction Workers

5.04

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

4.93

Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials

4.50
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Wichita, KS, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic

31.58

Avionics Technicians

17.49

Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians

14.70

Aerospace Engineers

14.21

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

5.69

Tool and Die Makers

4.19

Commercial Pilots

4.12

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

3.77

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

3.59

Psychiatric Aides

3.58
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Wheeling, WV-OH, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Helpers--Extraction Workers

15.88

Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers

9.45

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

8.58

Museum Technicians and Conservators

6.73

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors

4.71

Funeral Attendants

4.30

Labor Relations Specialists

3.45

Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators

3.44

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

3.42

Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines

3.12
Occupations with the highest location quotient in West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Delray Beach, FL Metropolitan Division, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Athletes and Sports Competitors

4.27

Baggage Porters and Bellhops

3.97

Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants

3.94

Motorboat Operators

3.76

Animal Trainers

3.76

Shampooers

3.66

Interior Designers

3.26

Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers

3.24

Motion Picture Projectionists

3.08

Real Estate Sales Agents

3.05
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Wenatchee, WA, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

47.48

Forest and Conservation Technicians

23.15

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

13.26

Agricultural Inspectors

12.26

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

11.57

Agricultural Equipment Operators

11.15

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.80

Carpet Installers

5.90

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

5.36

Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other

4.76
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

21.86

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

15.98

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

11.72

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

6.34

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

4.66

Labor Relations Specialists

4.63

Crane and Tower Operators

4.38

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School

4.03

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

3.67

Meter Readers, Utilities

3.63
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Wausau, WI, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

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

9.63

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

7.01

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.94

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

5.94

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.89

Insulation Workers, Mechanical

4.93

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

4.81

Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers

4.74

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

4.69

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

4.59
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Watertown-Fort Drum, NY, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

13.47

Legislators

9.35

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School

8.66

Highway Maintenance Workers

6.73

Word Processors and Typists

6.41

Social Workers, All Other

5.82

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

5.59

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors

5.20

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

3.74

Substitute Teachers

3.58
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic

14.93

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

7.11

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

5.91

Soil and Plant Scientists

4.75

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

4.58

Agricultural Equipment Operators

3.92

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

3.57

Bill and Account Collectors

3.40

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

3.35

Special Education Teachers, All Other

3.22
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Political Scientists

24.45

Economists

20.48

Legal Support Workers, All Other

10.44

Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other

10.33

Artists and Related Workers, All Other

9.28

Astronomers

8.89

Social Science Research Assistants

7.08

Statisticians

6.86

Marine Engineers and Naval Architects

6.68

Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other

6.57
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Political Scientists

29.65

Economists

24.86

Mathematical Science Occupations, All Other

14.95

Legal Support Workers, All Other

12.13

Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other

11.96

Astronomers

10.92

Artists and Related Workers, All Other

9.59

Social Science Research Assistants

7.79

Statisticians

6.65

Information Security Analysts

6.38
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Commercial and Industrial Designers

11.58

Mechanical Engineers

7.65

Tool and Die Makers

7.17

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

7.01

Mechanical Engineering Technicians

5.54

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

5.13

Industrial Engineers

4.97

Therapists, All Other

4.58

Engineers, All Other

3.85

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

3.51
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Warner Robins, GA, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment

27.12

Logisticians

19.04

Sheet Metal Workers

18.91

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

18.01

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

15.59

Computer and Information Research Scientists

15.09

Painters, Transportation Equipment

8.64

Statistical Assistants

8.41

Industrial Engineering Technicians

7.33

Business Operations Specialists, All Other

5.06
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Walla Walla, WA, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

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

16.83

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

11.40

Agricultural Equipment Operators

9.74

Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary

4.52

Construction and Building Inspectors

4.42

Diagnostic Medical Sonographers

4.37

Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan

3.11

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary

2.89

Firefighters

2.87

Coaches and Scouts

2.78
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Waco, TX, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Home Economics Teachers, Postsecondary

11.05

Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers

9.16

Insulation Workers, Mechanical

7.34

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

6.02

Communications Teachers, Postsecondary

5.87

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

4.82

Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers

4.61

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.31

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

4.24

Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators

3.93
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Visalia-Porterville, CA, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

76.60

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

39.16

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

28.64

Agricultural Equipment Operators

23.31

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

23.25

Social Workers, All Other

13.74

Agricultural Workers, All Other

12.67

Psychiatric Technicians

9.09

Forest and Conservation Technicians

6.98

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

6.62
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Ship Engineers

27.65

Marine Engineers and Naval Architects

19.71

Nuclear Engineers

16.13

Sailors and Marine Oilers

12.91

Riggers

9.91

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

9.79

Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic

8.67

Commercial Divers

8.35

Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other

5.55

Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment

4.72
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

22.05

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

13.83

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

11.79

Correctional Officers and Jailers

10.70

Food Scientists and Technologists

10.58

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

10.17

Emergency Management Directors

9.35

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

8.26

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

7.34

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

5.91
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Victoria, TX, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

23.21

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

21.58

Helpers--Extraction Workers

20.35

Petroleum Engineers

11.34

Riggers

9.43

Occupational Health and Safety Technicians

6.58

Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door

4.46

Maintenance Workers, Machinery

4.02

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

3.97

Surveying and Mapping Technicians

3.80
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Vallejo-Fairfield, CA, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other

7.06

Psychiatric Technicians

5.93

Education Administrators, All Other

5.37

Nurse Midwives

5.05

Food Scientists and Technologists

4.13

Recreational Therapists

3.79

Construction and Building Inspectors

3.47

Social Workers, All Other

3.40

Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians

3.06

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists

3.06
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Valdosta, GA, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Statistical Assistants

9.60

Logging Equipment Operators

5.14

Teachers and Instructors, All Other, Except Substitute Teachers

4.75

Helpers--Electricians

4.19

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

3.13

First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives

3.03

Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary

2.92

Occupational Therapy Assistants

2.90

Dietitians and Nutritionists

2.84

Real Estate Sales Agents

2.83
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Utica-Rome, NY, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary

9.77

Word Processors and Typists

6.03

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School

5.65

Bailiffs

5.49

Computer and Information Research Scientists

5.44

Legislators

5.11

Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists

5.04

Highway Maintenance Workers

4.80

Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators

4.65

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

4.64
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Urban Honolulu, HI, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Dancers

13.94

Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers

9.21

Tour Guides and Escorts

8.27

Anthropologists and Archeologists

7.69

Transportation Workers, All Other

6.07

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

4.45

Transportation Security Screeners

4.20

Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

4.07

Baggage Porters and Bellhops

4.05

Graduate Teaching Assistants

3.95
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Tyler, TX, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

8.46

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

6.64

Surveying and Mapping Technicians

4.92

Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers

3.66

Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary

3.50

Medical Secretaries

3.42

Counselors, All Other

3.32

Occupational Therapy Assistants

3.05

Personal Care Aides

2.97

Physical Therapist Assistants

2.97
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Tuscaloosa, AL, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Log Graders and Scalers

19.91

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

12.74

Logging Equipment Operators

8.36

Team Assemblers

7.55

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

6.70

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

6.43

Economics Teachers, Postsecondary

6.00

Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles

5.65

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

5.57

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

4.78
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Tulsa, OK, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

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

7.80

Petroleum Engineers

7.68

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

7.25

Gas Plant Operators

6.47

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

5.24

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

5.06

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

4.83

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

4.43

Telemarketers

4.22

Wellhead Pumpers

4.06
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Tucson, AZ, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Astronomers

22.86

Social Science Research Assistants

11.78

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

6.70

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

6.67

Hydrologists

6.08

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

4.82

Judicial Law Clerks

4.40

Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers

4.31

Avionics Technicians

4.06

Anthropologists and Archeologists

4.02
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Trenton, NJ, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Survey Researchers

10.22

Mathematical Science Occupations, All Other

10.21

Word Processors and Typists

8.10

Marriage and Family Therapists

7.94

Financial Clerks, All Other

6.21

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

6.15

Hydrologists

5.77

Financial Specialists, All Other

5.76

Psychiatric Aides

5.61

Occupational Health and Safety Specialists

4.80
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Topeka, KS, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs

6.15

Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

5.49

Actuaries

4.21

Civil Engineering Technicians

4.13

Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists

4.11

Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other

3.70

Forensic Science Technicians

3.65

Occupational Therapy Assistants

3.62

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

3.51

Physical Therapist Assistants

3.45
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Toledo, OH, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

9.26

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

5.32

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

5.25

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

4.21

Tool and Die Makers

4.18

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

3.84

Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other

3.82

Labor Relations Specialists

3.40

Machinists

3.38

Millwrights

3.35
Occupations with the highest location quotient in The Villages, FL, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other

13.86

Correctional Officers and Jailers

12.95

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

11.48

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists

5.64

Recreation Workers

5.46

Butchers and Meat Cutters

5.16

Amusement and Recreation Attendants

5.11

Helpers--Electricians

4.04

Food Preparation Workers

3.69

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

3.58
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Texarkana, TX-AR, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines

22.36

Logging Equipment Operators

7.46

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

5.26

Correctional Officers and Jailers

5.02

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

4.26

Painters, Construction and Maintenance

4.06

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

3.88

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

3.81

Procurement Clerks

3.71

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

3.45
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Terre Haute, IN, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

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

9.11

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

8.37

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

6.21

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary

4.69

Correctional Officers and Jailers

4.29

Court Reporters

4.05

Team Assemblers

3.73

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

3.32

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

3.29

Psychiatric Technicians

3.27
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Special Education Teachers, All Other

8.56

Special Education Teachers, Preschool

5.11

Motorboat Operators

3.90

Psychologists, All Other

3.90

Construction and Related Workers, All Other

3.77

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

3.23

Radiation Therapists

3.10

Nurse Anesthetists

3.04

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

2.89

Helpers--Roofers

2.85
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Tallahassee, FL, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Forensic Science Technicians

9.66

Psychiatric Technicians

9.37

Computer Network Architects

6.92

Management Analysts

6.71

Construction and Related Workers, All Other

6.56

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

6.51

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

6.45

Postsecondary Teachers, All Other

5.61

Compliance Officers

4.95

Operations Research Analysts

4.93
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Tacoma-Lakewood, WA Metropolitan Division, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Musical Instrument Repairers and Tuners

7.32

Tapers

7.14

Rehabilitation Counselors

6.58

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

6.49

Psychologists, All Other

5.24

Healthcare Support Workers, All Other

3.59

Hydrologists

3.59

Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors

3.48

Statistical Assistants

3.40

Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders

3.35
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Syracuse, NY, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Medical Appliance Technicians

7.34

Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary

6.67

Word Processors and Typists

6.21

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School

5.16

Special Education Teachers, Preschool

3.81

Pourers and Casters, Metal

3.77

Legislators

3.50

Highway Maintenance Workers

3.38

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.27

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

3.15
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Sumter, SC, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Orderlies

18.08

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

13.15

Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers

9.26

Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

6.30

Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials

5.98

Team Assemblers

4.89

Machinists

3.81

Cooks, Fast Food

3.25

Helpers--Electricians

2.64

First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers

2.39
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Stockton-Lodi, CA, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Agricultural Equipment Operators

23.27

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

15.56

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

15.10

Agricultural Workers, All Other

12.16

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

7.10

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

5.51

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

4.92

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

4.78

Pharmacy Aides

4.37

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

4.35
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Staunton-Waynesboro, VA, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Psychiatrists

8.07

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

6.39

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

4.95

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

4.78

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

4.18

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

4.00

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

4.00

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

3.59

Correctional Officers and Jailers

3.22

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School

3.06
Occupations with the highest location quotient in State College, PA, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Database Administrators

12.07

Engineers, All Other

8.75

Athletic Trainers

4.89

Environmental Engineering Technicians

4.60

Self-Enrichment Education Teachers

4.27

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

4.04

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

3.76

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

3.59

Education Administrators, Postsecondary

3.56

Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary

3.26
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Springfield, OH, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Funeral Attendants

6.45

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

4.40

Machinists

3.75

New Accounts Clerks

3.74

Tool and Die Makers

3.49

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

3.23

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

3.19

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

3.12

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School

3.02

Home Health Aides

2.82
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Springfield, MO, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary

7.19

Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary

5.37

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers

5.08

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

4.96

Telemarketers

4.82

Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other

3.78

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

3.59

Motorcycle Mechanics

3.37

Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary

3.26

Education Teachers, Postsecondary

3.25
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Springfield, IL, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Community Health Workers

6.48

Legislators

5.77

Internists, General

5.58

Labor Relations Specialists

4.81

Forensic Science Technicians

4.46

Pediatricians, General

4.03

Cartographers and Photogrammetrists

3.92

Curators

3.74

Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers

3.70

First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers

3.60
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

5.02

Rehabilitation Counselors

4.76

Millwrights

3.71

Foresters

3.67

Proofreaders and Copy Markers

3.44

Statistical Assistants

3.25

Healthcare Support Workers, All Other

3.13

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

3.07

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

3.04

Radio and Television Announcers

2.97
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Spartanburg, SC, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

24.49

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

16.62

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

15.80

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

12.33

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

10.91

Chemical Plant and System Operators

7.45

Team Assemblers

6.40

Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers

5.38

Industrial Engineers

5.22

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

4.29
Occupations with the highest location quotient in South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary

23.81

Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary

7.67

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

7.17

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

6.29

Physics Teachers, Postsecondary

5.94

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

4.95

Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary

4.65

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

4.57

Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary

4.47

Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary

4.35
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Sioux Falls, SD, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Geographers

60.95

Correspondence Clerks

24.22

Residential Advisors

10.45

Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles

7.63

Bill and Account Collectors

6.52

Soil and Plant Scientists

5.43

Public Address System and Other Announcers

5.21

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

5.02

Brokerage Clerks

4.77

Forest and Conservation Workers

4.51
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Sioux City, IA-NE-SD, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

65.45

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

9.55

Production Workers, All Other

8.15

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

7.08

Food Batchmakers

6.78

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

6.62

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

6.56

Agricultural Inspectors

6.39

Telemarketers

6.21

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

5.39
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, MD Metropolitan Division, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other

29.10

Biological Scientists, All Other

19.46

Microbiologists

15.38

Marine Engineers and Naval Architects

11.37

Survey Researchers

11.03

Physicists

9.71

Physical Scientists, All Other

8.01

Artists and Related Workers, All Other

7.96

Shampooers

7.82

Statisticians

7.75
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

39.18

First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers

13.79

Training and Development Specialists

9.01

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

5.31

Teachers and Instructors, All Other, Except Substitute Teachers

5.09

Firefighters

4.44

Logisticians

4.38

Budget Analysts

4.20

Information Security Analysts

3.62

Cooks, Fast Food

3.46
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Shreveport-Bossier City, LA, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

9.82

Gaming Supervisors

8.72

Gaming Cage Workers

7.77

Slot Supervisors

7.58

Gaming Dealers

7.04

Gaming Managers

6.97

Special Education Teachers, Preschool

6.64

Healthcare Support Workers, All Other

6.50

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

6.38

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

4.88
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Sherman-Denison, TX, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Insulation Workers, Mechanical

5.48

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

4.88

Counselors, All Other

3.94

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

3.70

Cooks, Fast Food

3.64

Surgical Technologists

3.51

Speech-Language Pathologists

3.50

Personal Care Aides

3.46

Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants

2.96

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

2.94
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Sheboygan, WI, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

15.75

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

14.47

Food Batchmakers

9.78

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

9.64

Industrial Engineering Technicians

8.70

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

7.55

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

7.33

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

6.36

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

6.13

Insurance Underwriters

5.68
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Sebring, FL, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

9.28

Pest Control Workers

4.07

Roofers

3.98

Bill and Account Collectors

3.82

Food Servers, Nonrestaurant

3.52

Phlebotomists

2.62

Parts Salespersons

2.57

Medical Assistants

2.50

File Clerks

2.41

Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria

2.35
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

8.06

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

6.43

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

6.02

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

5.76

Construction and Related Workers, All Other

4.66

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

4.64

Ophthalmic Medical Technicians

4.32

Roofers

3.93

Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers

3.80

Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers

3.70
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Aerospace Engineers

9.72

Sailors and Marine Oilers

8.37

Tapers

7.00

Marine Engineers and Naval Architects

5.42

Avionics Technicians

5.41

Ship Engineers

5.36

Software Developers, Applications

4.75

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

4.15

Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors

3.99

Landscape Architects

3.66
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Aerospace Engineers

11.37

Sailors and Marine Oilers

9.83

Tapers

6.98

Marine Engineers and Naval Architects

6.38

Ship Engineers

6.32

Avionics Technicians

6.30

Software Developers, Applications

5.55

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

4.84

Landscape Architects

4.28

Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors

4.08
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

8.33

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

4.37

Correspondence Clerks

4.32

Dietetic Technicians

4.32

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

4.19

Religious Workers, All Other

3.95

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

3.94

Tire Builders

3.91

Mental Health Counselors

3.79

Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs

3.57
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Savannah, GA, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Avionics Technicians

19.68

Aerospace Engineers

13.82

Boilermakers

10.51

Commercial Pilots

7.68

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

7.00

Tour Guides and Escorts

6.66

Fire Inspectors and Investigators

5.36

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary

4.63

Statistical Assistants

3.85

Mechanical Drafters

3.48
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Santa Rosa, CA, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

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

18.37

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

8.22

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

6.98

Psychiatric Technicians

6.50

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

5.07

Demonstrators and Product Promoters

4.97

Tapers

4.86

Biomedical Engineers

4.82

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

4.07

Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products

3.87
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

24.77

Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other

10.02

Stonemasons

7.28

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

7.24

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

6.23

Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists

5.11

Fire Inspectors and Investigators

4.52

Forest and Conservation Technicians

4.26

Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other

4.16

Medical Transcriptionists

4.02
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Santa Fe, NM, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Anthropologists and Archeologists

30.58

Curators

8.43

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

7.10

Museum Technicians and Conservators

6.92

Financial Specialists, All Other

5.84

Social Workers, All Other

5.69

Urban and Regional Planners

5.42

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

4.75

Forest and Conservation Technicians

4.24

Social and Community Service Managers

4.12
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Bicycle Repairers

9.26

Pharmacy Aides

6.23

Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers

5.43

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

4.86

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

4.45

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.28

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

4.26

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

3.68

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors

3.43

Substitute Teachers

3.40
Occupations with the highest location quotient in San Rafael, CA Metropolitan Division, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Solar Photovoltaic Installers

19.56

Bicycle Repairers

8.47

Survey Researchers

8.17

Musicians and Singers

4.49

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

4.49

Multimedia Artists and Animators

4.30

Biological Scientists, All Other

4.07

Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors

4.02

Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes

3.74

Personal Financial Advisors

3.67
Occupations with the highest location quotient in San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

22.13

Psychiatric Technicians

17.24

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

12.05

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

9.96

Tapers

8.60

Agricultural Equipment Operators

6.91

Postsecondary Teachers, All Other

6.19

Meter Readers, Utilities

5.49

Demonstrators and Product Promoters

4.48

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

4.46
Occupations with the highest location quotient in San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Radio Operators

24.77

Farm and Home Management Advisors

11.06

Bailiffs

10.50

Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other

7.17

Word Processors and Typists

6.98

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

6.89

Pharmacy Aides

6.24

Couriers and Messengers

6.09

First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives

5.49

Highway Maintenance Workers

5.28
Occupations with the highest location quotient in San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Computer Hardware Engineers

22.71

Semiconductor Processors

13.11

Computer and Information Research Scientists

9.68

Software Developers, Systems Software

9.51

Software Developers, Applications

7.77

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

7.12

Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles

5.83

Sales Engineers

5.79

Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians

5.68

Computer and Information Systems Managers

5.52
Occupations with the highest location quotient in San Germ n, PR, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Sewing Machine Operators

72.90

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

16.93

Pharmacy Aides

11.69

Word Processors and Typists

6.04

Teachers and Instructors, All Other, Except Substitute Teachers

5.59

Team Assemblers

4.56

Pharmacy Technicians

4.07

Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists

3.47

Cooks, Fast Food

3.41

Nurse Practitioners

3.33
Occupations with the highest location quotient in San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Subway and Streetcar Operators

23.99

Microbiologists

8.76

Mathematicians

7.60

Sociologists

6.87

Parking Enforcement Workers

6.16

Computer Hardware Engineers

5.88

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

5.78

Multimedia Artists and Animators

5.51

Biochemists and Biophysicists

5.42

Flight Attendants

5.24
Occupations with the highest location quotient in San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Solar Photovoltaic Installers

6.11

Genetic Counselors

6.09

Sociologists

4.96

Microbiologists

4.92

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

4.63

Biochemists and Biophysicists

4.43

Biological Scientists, All Other

4.20

Computer Hardware Engineers

4.11

Life Scientists, All Other

3.89

Mathematicians

3.88
Occupations with the highest location quotient in San Diego-Carlsbad, CA, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Fishers and Related Fishing Workers

14.96

Mathematicians

6.33

Microbiologists

5.06

Life Scientists, All Other

4.96

Biomedical Engineers

4.44

Biochemists and Biophysicists

4.10

Biological Technicians

3.95

Computer Hardware Engineers

3.83

Marine Engineers and Naval Architects

3.55

Slot Supervisors

3.54
Occupations with the highest location quotient in San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Power Distributors and Dispatchers

4.76

Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other

2.97

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

2.71

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

2.57

Telemarketers

2.53

Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists

2.49

Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials

2.48

Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters

2.44

Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks

2.39

Occupational Health and Safety Technicians

2.38
Occupations with the highest location quotient in San Angelo, TX, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

14.88

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

12.19

Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door

6.44

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

4.80

Bill and Account Collectors

4.59

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

4.07

Physical Therapist Aides

3.99

Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers

3.66

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

3.56

Cooks, Fast Food

3.43
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Salt Lake City, UT, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

8.53

Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks

7.69

Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists

4.78

Genetic Counselors

4.02

Tile and Marble Setters

3.37

Biomedical Engineers

3.37

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

3.29

Sound Engineering Technicians

3.27

Data Entry Keyers

3.11

Judicial Law Clerks

3.11
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Salisbury, MD-DE, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

10.42

Food Processing Workers, All Other

8.36

Agricultural Workers, All Other

8.20

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

7.05

Dental Laboratory Technicians

6.81

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

6.75

Agricultural Inspectors

6.69

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

5.83

Court Reporters

5.12

Shampooers

4.48
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Salinas, CA, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

89.10

Farm Labor Contractors

38.90

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

24.52

Interpreters and Translators

13.87

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

12.55

Teachers and Instructors, All Other, Except Substitute Teachers

7.88

Forest and Conservation Workers

7.05

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

6.25

Soil and Plant Scientists

4.42

Lodging Managers

4.38
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Salem, OR, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

25.37

Psychiatric Aides

12.30

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

9.88

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

9.81

Clergy

8.75

Logging Equipment Operators

8.30

Foresters

6.67

Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles

6.37

Soil and Plant Scientists

5.78

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

5.75
Occupations with the highest location quotient in St. Louis, MO-IL, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Museum Technicians and Conservators

6.55

Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants

4.53

Pourers and Casters, Metal

3.85

Brokerage Clerks

3.57

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

3.45

Family and General Practitioners

3.42

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

3.20

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

3.06

Tree Trimmers and Pruners

2.83

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists

2.66
Occupations with the highest location quotient in St. Joseph, MO-KS, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers

7.81

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

7.65

Marriage and Family Therapists

5.00

Occupational Health and Safety Technicians

4.97

Helpers--Production Workers

3.78

Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists

3.69

Family and General Practitioners

3.34

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

2.89

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

2.78

Medical Equipment Repairers

2.77
Occupations with the highest location quotient in St. George, UT, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Telephone Operators

75.80

Tile and Marble Setters

8.91

Forest and Conservation Technicians

7.78

Residential Advisors

6.77

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers

6.24

Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers

6.12

Lodging Managers

5.00

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

4.52

Obstetricians and Gynecologists

3.91

Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate

3.84
Occupations with the highest location quotient in St. Cloud, MN, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

38.73

Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians

8.84

Etchers and Engravers

7.13

Agricultural Inspectors

5.96

Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers

5.65

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

4.79

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

4.77

Food Processing Workers, All Other

4.40

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

4.34

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.30
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Saginaw, MI, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Travel Agents

14.05

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

10.26

Crane and Tower Operators

6.73

Millwrights

6.44

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

5.87

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

4.75

Internists, General

4.21

Mechanical Engineers

3.63

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

3.53

Machinists

3.33
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

7.82

Statisticians

5.69

Soil and Plant Scientists

5.55

Biological Scientists, All Other

5.03

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

4.72

Sociologists

4.30

Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists

3.96

Epidemiologists

3.73

Management Analysts

3.72

Psychologists, All Other

3.70
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Rome, GA, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

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

31.39

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

28.60

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.69

Dietitians and Nutritionists

3.83

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

3.72

Helpers--Production Workers

3.66

Health Educators

3.66

Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

3.15

Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers

3.12

Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other

3.09
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Rocky Mount, NC, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products

22.88

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary

9.53

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

8.78

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

8.22

Physical Therapist Assistants

4.15

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.67

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School

3.62

Bakers

3.59

Ophthalmic Medical Technicians

3.42

Construction and Related Workers, All Other

3.27
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Rockford, IL, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

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

11.65

Tool and Die Makers

7.87

Floor Sanders and Finishers

7.60

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

7.56

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

7.16

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

6.26

Occupational Therapy Aides

5.86

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

5.76

Production Workers, All Other

5.65

Machinists

5.48
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Rochester, NY, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

6.96

Historians

5.34

Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists

4.69

Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary

4.14

Physics Teachers, Postsecondary

3.69

Word Processors and Typists

3.60

Social Workers, All Other

3.53

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

3.49

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

3.45

Bailiffs

3.41
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Rochester, MN, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Nurse Anesthetists

9.49

Medical Equipment Preparers

9.18

Nurse Practitioners

7.94

Model Makers, Metal and Plastic

5.98

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

5.36

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.98

Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians

4.82

Diagnostic Medical Sonographers

4.60

Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs

4.45

Industrial Engineering Technicians

4.21
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Roanoke, VA, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Funeral Attendants

4.02

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

4.01

Mental Health Counselors

3.96

Furniture Finishers

3.90

Psychiatrists

3.90

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers

3.57

Farm and Home Management Advisors

3.52

Food Batchmakers

3.45

Surgeons

3.29

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

3.22
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Tapers

5.47

Material Moving Workers, All Other

5.03

Slot Supervisors

4.99

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

4.62

Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers

4.47

Gaming Cage Workers

4.46

Gaming Dealers

4.13

Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers

2.94

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

2.94

Substitute Teachers

2.87
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Richmond, VA, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

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

5.19

Power Distributors and Dispatchers

3.98

Parking Enforcement Workers

3.77

Life Scientists, All Other

3.53

Mental Health Counselors

3.42

Financial Examiners

3.29

Chemical Engineers

3.23

Psychiatric Technicians

3.03

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

2.81

Historians

2.79
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Reno, NV, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming Service Workers, All Other

33.11

Gaming Supervisors

14.21

Slot Supervisors

13.71

Stonemasons

11.81

Gaming Dealers

10.99

Gaming Managers

9.72

Gaming Cage Workers

8.77

Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment

8.63

Hydrologists

7.52

Anthropologists and Archeologists

6.74
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Redding, CA, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Workers

43.29

Logging Equipment Operators

12.00

Forensic Science Technicians

5.76

Marriage and Family Therapists

4.92

Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary

4.63

Tile and Marble Setters

4.60

Power Plant Operators

4.53

Social Workers, All Other

4.45

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

4.07

Urban and Regional Planners

3.87
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Reading, PA, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Pourers and Casters, Metal

7.51

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.35

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

6.07

Upholsterers

5.65

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

4.61

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

4.23

Environmental Engineering Technicians

4.06

Helpers--Production Workers

3.85

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.75

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

3.73
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Rapid City, SD, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Etchers and Engravers

13.30

Forest and Conservation Technicians

10.71

Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers

8.79

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

8.33

Atmospheric and Space Scientists

8.15

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

7.94

Cartographers and Photogrammetrists

6.33

Tour Guides and Escorts

5.44

Motorcycle Mechanics

5.21

Residential Advisors

5.16
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Raleigh, NC, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Real Estate Brokers

6.06

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

5.54

Tree Trimmers and Pruners

4.85

Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary

4.75

Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers

4.37

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

4.32

Soil and Plant Scientists

4.31

Farm and Home Management Advisors

4.25

Technical Writers

3.67

Multimedia Artists and Animators

3.42
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Racine, WI, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

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

7.79

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

7.00

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

6.25

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

5.86

Residential Advisors

5.63

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

5.55

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

4.74

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

4.71

Tool and Die Makers

4.64

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

4.44
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Punta Gorda, FL, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorcycle Mechanics

7.37

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.93

Tile and Marble Setters

6.49

Roofers

4.78

Pest Control Workers

4.51

Family and General Practitioners

4.06

Construction and Related Workers, All Other

3.65

Home Appliance Repairers

3.36

Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers

2.80

Veterinary Technologists and Technicians

2.74
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Pueblo, CO, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Telemarketers

10.56

Psychiatric Technicians

10.09

Occupational Therapy Assistants

5.16

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers

5.11

Physical Therapist Assistants

4.58

Medical Equipment Repairers

3.68

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment

3.60

Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health

3.55

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

3.51

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

3.43
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Provo-Orem, UT, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

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

13.07

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

12.49

Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists

6.67

Dancers

6.08

Tile and Marble Setters

5.71

Residential Advisors

5.34

Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary

5.18

Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

4.83

Structural Iron and Steel Workers

4.54

Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary

4.45
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Prescott, AZ, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Rock Splitters, Quarry

46.03

First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers

8.47

Marriage and Family Therapists

7.48

Tour Guides and Escorts

6.05

Fire Inspectors and Investigators

6.00

Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers

4.88

Firefighters

4.48

Healthcare Social Workers

4.09

Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door

3.65

Education Teachers, Postsecondary

3.53
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Port St. Lucie, FL, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

17.32

Psychiatric Technicians

10.41

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

10.23

Construction and Related Workers, All Other

6.74

Therapists, All Other

6.47

Special Education Teachers, All Other

5.86

Medical Equipment Repairers

5.79

Pest Control Workers

5.71

Roofers

5.65

Ophthalmic Medical Technicians

5.59
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Semiconductor Processors

19.38

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

15.08

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

7.38

Logging Workers, All Other

6.73

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

5.36

Clergy

5.31

Electro-Mechanical Technicians

4.85

Drafters, All Other

4.34

Anthropologists and Archeologists

4.20

Multimedia Artists and Animators

3.73
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Ponce, PR, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Farm and Home Management Advisors

16.25

Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other

8.42

Couriers and Messengers

7.68

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

7.27

Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary

7.08

Word Processors and Typists

6.84

Highway Maintenance Workers

6.37

Teachers and Instructors, All Other, Except Substitute Teachers

4.70

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

4.54

Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary

4.50
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Pocatello, ID, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Rehabilitation Counselors

10.16

Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary

4.71

Information Security Analysts

3.70

Mental Health Counselors

3.57

Surgical Technologists

3.34

Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists

3.22

Loan Officers

3.03

Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators

2.59

Physical Therapist Assistants

2.32

Physician Assistants

2.28
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Pittsburgh, PA, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Nuclear Engineers

6.28

Nuclear Technicians

5.64

Wellhead Pumpers

5.54

Bicycle Repairers

4.54

Bridge and Lock Tenders

4.33

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

3.82

Funeral Service Managers

3.32

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

3.08

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

3.02

Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons

2.90
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Pine Bluff, AR, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Farm and Home Management Advisors

24.98

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

19.08

Correctional Officers and Jailers

15.19

Microbiologists

12.56

Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors

11.51

Logging Equipment Operators

9.22

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

8.91

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

5.82

Agricultural Equipment Operators

5.48

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

5.38
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers

3.89

Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers

3.81

Tapers

3.59

Agricultural Workers, All Other

3.36

Stonemasons

3.19

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

3.08

Financial Clerks, All Other

3.07

Flight Attendants

3.01

Forensic Science Technicians

2.98

Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

2.97
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Shampooers

4.15

Survey Researchers

3.24

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

3.15

Actuaries

2.78

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

2.70

Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary

2.53

Economics Teachers, Postsecondary

2.51

Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary

2.50

Manicurists and Pedicurists

2.43

Marriage and Family Therapists

2.39
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary

6.68

Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary

6.49

Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary

5.65

Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary

5.63

Economics Teachers, Postsecondary

5.59

Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary

5.32

Athletes and Sports Competitors

5.13

Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary

4.78

Geography Teachers, Postsecondary

4.62

Telephone Operators

4.58
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Peoria, IL, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Music Directors and Composers

9.06

Embalmers

8.83

Mechanical Engineers

7.47

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

7.44

Millwrights

6.01

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.83

Industrial Engineers

4.49

Dietetic Technicians

4.37

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

4.23

Brickmasons and Blockmasons

4.09
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Motion Picture Projectionists

9.01

Solar Photovoltaic Installers

8.19

Forensic Science Technicians

4.08

Dental Laboratory Technicians

4.01

Psychologists, All Other

3.86

Construction and Related Workers, All Other

3.75

Chemical Plant and System Operators

3.58

Commercial Pilots

3.46

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

3.33

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

3.23
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Parkersburg-Vienna, WV, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

24.28

Financial Specialists, All Other

4.36

Construction Laborers

4.15

Roofers

3.51

Nurse Anesthetists

3.32

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

3.03

Crossing Guards

2.80

Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers

2.76

Electricians

2.66

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

2.50
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Panama City, FL, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Construction and Related Workers, All Other

5.25

Logging Equipment Operators

4.97

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.06

Pipelayers

3.65

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

3.64

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

3.55

Transportation Workers, All Other

3.32

Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other

3.30

Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners

3.15

Special Education Teachers, All Other

3.12
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Aerospace Engineers

10.69

Construction and Related Workers, All Other

8.72

Building Cleaning Workers, All Other

6.53

Engineers, All Other

5.89

Commercial Pilots

5.51

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

4.89

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

4.82

Occupational Therapy Assistants

4.11

Computer Hardware Engineers

3.93

Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians

3.87
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

8.16

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

5.71

Woodworkers, All Other

5.60

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

5.42

Financial Clerks, All Other

4.65

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

4.64

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

4.54

Chemists

4.23

Material Moving Workers, All Other

4.06

Biological Technicians

3.61
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Owensboro, KY, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

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

12.10

Credit Counselors

11.52

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

9.07

Residential Advisors

8.86

Loan Interviewers and Clerks

6.42

Crane and Tower Operators

6.41

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

6.12

Helpers--Production Workers

4.99

Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping

4.46

Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other

4.35
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Oshkosh-Neenah, WI, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

32.90

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

9.15

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

8.32

Desktop Publishers

8.18

Painters, Transportation Equipment

6.30

Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

5.51

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.50

Printing Press Operators

5.35

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

5.04

Labor Relations Specialists

5.04
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Baggage Porters and Bellhops

8.28

Concierges

7.90

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

5.63

Terrazzo Workers and Finishers

5.52

Amusement and Recreation Attendants

5.24

Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks

4.41

Photographers

3.69

Telemarketers

3.59

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

3.48

Athletes and Sports Competitors

3.35
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

6.20

Animal Scientists

5.08

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

4.14

Farm and Home Management Advisors

4.08

Computer Operators

3.83

Telemarketers

3.70

Cooks, Short Order

3.67

Nuclear Engineers

3.43

Insurance Underwriters

3.26

Brokerage Clerks

3.12
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Olympia-Tumwater, WA, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

19.82

Conservation Scientists

16.07

Urban and Regional Planners

14.05

Computer Network Architects

13.75

Health Educators

12.21

Hydrologists

11.25

Foresters

9.97

Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

9.10

Anthropologists and Archeologists

6.61

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

5.80
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Oklahoma City, OK, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Petroleum Engineers

9.58

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

9.33

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

9.25

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

8.79

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

7.53

Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators

6.43

Electro-Mechanical Technicians

6.10

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

5.90

Family and General Practitioners

5.02

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

4.81
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Ogden-Clearfield, UT, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

17.51

Computer and Information Research Scientists

6.82

Tapers

6.20

Avionics Technicians

5.47

Logisticians

5.02

Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants

4.85

Aerospace Engineers

4.68

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

4.64

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

4.09

Structural Iron and Steel Workers

4.04
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Odessa, TX, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

54.05

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

40.83

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

39.13

Wellhead Pumpers

26.29

Helpers--Extraction Workers

21.17

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

18.62

Petroleum Engineers

16.76

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

14.76

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

13.42

Riggers

13.17
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Ocean City, NJ, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Bridge and Lock Tenders

56.49

Fire Inspectors and Investigators

9.62

Helpers--Carpenters

7.67

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

7.44

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.42

Word Processors and Typists

6.31

Legislators

6.13

Social and Human Service Assistants

5.44

First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers

4.80

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

4.46
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Ocala, FL, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Animal Trainers

16.35

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

15.11

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

7.66

Pest Control Workers

6.31

Construction and Related Workers, All Other

4.98

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

4.55

Roofers

4.29

Nonfarm Animal Caretakers

4.25

Commercial Pilots

4.23

Fence Erectors

4.11
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Oakland-Hayward-Berkeley, CA Metropolitan Division, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Solar Photovoltaic Installers

10.59

Life Scientists, All Other

6.47

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

5.32

Materials Scientists

4.77

Embalmers

3.99

Material Moving Workers, All Other

3.91

Biochemists and Biophysicists

3.89

Electro-Mechanical Technicians

3.79

Carpet Installers

3.77

Pile-Driver Operators

3.73
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

7.51

Construction and Related Workers, All Other

5.61

Tile and Marble Setters

5.43

Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers

5.42

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.37

Roofers

4.92

Athletes and Sports Competitors

4.82

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

4.08

Ophthalmic Medical Technicians

3.35

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

3.00
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Niles-Benton Harbor, MI, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

9.33

Tool and Die Makers

8.28

Mechanical Engineers

7.75

Commercial and Industrial Designers

6.55

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

6.42

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

5.88

Mechanical Drafters

5.48

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

5.14

Funeral Attendants

5.09

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

4.99
Occupations with the highest location quotient in New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Fashion Designers

6.04

Subway and Streetcar Operators

4.89

Sociologists

3.89

Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers

3.76

Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers

3.72

Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance

3.71

Shampooers

3.41

Manicurists and Pedicurists

3.38

Costume Attendants

3.26

Art Directors

3.26
Occupations with the highest location quotient in New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Fashion Designers

8.00

Subway and Streetcar Operators

6.77

Sociologists

5.26

Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers

5.08

Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance

5.03

Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers

4.75

Costume Attendants

4.32

Art Directors

4.21

Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other

4.12

Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes

4.11
Occupations with the highest location quotient in New Orleans-Metairie, LA, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Commercial Divers

24.13

Sailors and Marine Oilers

22.82

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

22.67

Ship Engineers

15.40

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

13.02

Riggers

11.10

Choreographers

9.46

Bridge and Lock Tenders

7.84

Actors

6.60

Chemical Plant and System Operators

6.50
Occupations with the highest location quotient in New Bern, NC, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

24.15

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

16.81

Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door

13.59

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

8.81

Logisticians

7.27

Sheet Metal Workers

6.37

Home Health Aides

5.30

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

4.55

Industrial Engineering Technicians

4.16

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

3.47
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Newark, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Biochemists and Biophysicists

6.78

Natural Sciences Managers

4.66

Marriage and Family Therapists

4.47

Shampooers

4.30

Mathematical Science Occupations, All Other

4.11

Transportation Security Screeners

3.30

Sales and Related Workers, All Other

3.24

Chemists

3.13

Pile-Driver Operators

3.10

Material Moving Workers, All Other

3.04
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Nassau County-Suffolk County, NY Metropolitan Division, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Social Science Research Assistants

5.49

Word Processors and Typists

5.31

Stonemasons

5.03

Manicurists and Pedicurists

3.95

Physicists

3.66

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

3.64

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

3.50

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School

3.42

Insurance Appraisers, Auto Damage

3.38

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

3.23
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Traffic Technicians

6.50

Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes

4.67

Sound Engineering Technicians

4.37

Musicians and Singers

4.37

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

4.00

Craft Artists

3.90

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

3.80

Helpers--Roofers

3.79

Environmental Engineering Technicians

3.67

Nurse Anesthetists

3.33
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Tile and Marble Setters

13.71

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

7.95

Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants

6.58

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

6.14

Construction and Related Workers, All Other

6.05

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.84

Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers

5.08

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

4.83

Painters, Construction and Maintenance

4.75

Real Estate Sales Agents

4.68
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Napa, CA, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

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

37.01

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

22.66

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

16.76

Agricultural Equipment Operators

16.41

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

16.04

Demonstrators and Product Promoters

13.11

Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other

11.79

Massage Therapists

9.16

Recreational Therapists

8.31

Baggage Porters and Bellhops

7.78
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

6.11

Real Estate Sales Agents

5.99

Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

4.81

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School

4.68

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.04

Lodging Managers

3.72

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay

3.70

Nuclear Engineers

3.63

Pest Control Workers

3.62

Helpers--Electricians

3.58
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Muskegon, MI, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic

100.82

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

24.67

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

20.25

Pourers and Casters, Metal

9.21

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

7.07

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

6.87

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

6.82

Tool and Die Makers

6.50

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

6.00

Industrial Engineering Technicians

5.15
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Muncie, IN, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School

8.33

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

6.14

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.88

Tool and Die Makers

4.57

Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary

4.31

Roofers

4.03

Education Administrators, Postsecondary

3.02

Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other

2.91

Opticians, Dispensing

2.67

Childcare Workers

2.42
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Workers

41.56

Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors

11.97

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

10.62

Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall

9.88

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

6.55

Painters, Transportation Equipment

6.10

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.91

Logging Equipment Operators

5.05

Riggers

4.58

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

3.92
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Morristown, TN, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

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

8.28

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

7.77

Education Administrators, All Other

7.24

Tool and Die Makers

4.67

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

4.64

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.30

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

4.00

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.90

Cooks, Fast Food

3.53

Team Assemblers

3.32
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Morgantown, WV, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Social Science Research Assistants

16.10

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

8.81

Instructional Coordinators

8.30

Psychiatric Technicians

5.63

Health Educators

5.17

Surveyors

4.70

Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other

4.68

Credit Counselors

4.30

Crossing Guards

4.20

Biological Scientists, All Other

4.10
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County, PA Metropolitan Division, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Shampooers

5.20

Survey Researchers

4.77

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

3.98

Biochemists and Biophysicists

3.81

Dietetic Technicians

3.70

Microbiologists

3.68

Chemists

3.48

Actuaries

3.26

Statistical Assistants

3.21

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

3.18
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Montgomery, AL, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

22.18

Agricultural Workers, All Other

11.80

Education Administrators, All Other

7.54

Archivists

6.71

Woodworkers, All Other

6.40

Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles

5.82

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

5.47

Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

5.31

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

4.26

Team Assemblers

4.11
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Monroe, MI, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

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

22.38

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

6.87

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

6.45

Commercial and Industrial Designers

6.42

Machinists

6.18

Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary

5.16

Library Technicians

4.55

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.54

Electrical Engineers

4.36

Internists, General

4.03
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Monroe, LA, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Drafters, All Other

8.20

Special Education Teachers, All Other

7.99

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

7.53

Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other

6.25

Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

4.61

Psychiatric Technicians

4.55

Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers

4.21

Helpers--Carpenters

4.04

Crane and Tower Operators

3.79

Helpers--Electricians

3.77
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Modesto, CA, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

21.51

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

15.12

Agricultural Engineers

11.38

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

6.97

Agricultural Inspectors

6.58

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

5.69

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

5.08

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

4.90

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.88

Food Scientists and Technologists

4.56
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Mobile, AL, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

26.63

Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic

25.29

Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders

12.55

Commercial Divers

9.90

Crane and Tower Operators

8.37

Sailors and Marine Oilers

7.53

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay

5.02

Pipelayers

4.87

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

4.85

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

4.44
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Missoula, MT, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

29.20

Foresters

13.96

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

7.89

Motorcycle Mechanics

7.08

Logging Equipment Operators

6.63

Conservation Scientists

6.62

Biological Scientists, All Other

5.62

Social Workers, All Other

4.98

Clergy

4.24

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

3.98
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Radio Operators

8.96

Floor Sanders and Finishers

5.12

Biomedical Engineers

3.57

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

3.42

Materials Scientists

3.37

Medical Appliance Technicians

3.06

Therapists, All Other

2.92

Credit Analysts

2.88

Sales and Related Workers, All Other

2.79

Hydrologists

2.77
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Floor Sanders and Finishers

15.09

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

9.43

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

4.43

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

4.42

Therapists, All Other

4.32

Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

3.98

Sociologists

3.68

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

3.32

Model Makers, Metal and Plastic

3.24

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

3.21
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Midland, TX, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Petroleum Engineers

71.80

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

55.26

Wellhead Pumpers

42.20

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

32.45

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

31.79

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

22.33

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

21.29

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

21.21

Gas Plant Operators

16.19

Construction and Related Workers, All Other

10.81
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Midland, MI, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Desktop Publishers

10.25

Mechanical Drafters

5.03

Chemical Engineers

4.00

Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

3.14

Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan

2.98

Coaches and Scouts

2.86

Architectural and Engineering Managers

2.52

Nonfarm Animal Caretakers

2.50

Industrial Engineers

2.40

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks

2.29
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Michigan City-La Porte, IN, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

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

11.59

Highway Maintenance Workers

4.26

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

4.00

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.84

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

3.67

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists

3.62

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

3.27

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

3.22

Roofers

3.14

Team Assemblers

2.99
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Special Education Teachers, All Other

11.58

Baggage Porters and Bellhops

8.25

Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks

4.87

Motorboat Operators

4.63

Flight Attendants

4.63

Cargo and Freight Agents

4.51

Parking Lot Attendants

4.39

Transportation Security Screeners

4.31

Locksmiths and Safe Repairers

3.80

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School

3.77
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Segmental Pavers

10.22

Baggage Porters and Bellhops

6.35

Special Education Teachers, All Other

5.84

Motorboat Operators

5.55

Parking Lot Attendants

3.83

Construction and Related Workers, All Other

3.49

Transportation Security Screeners

3.48

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

3.31

Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks

2.96

Flight Attendants

2.75
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Merced, CA, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

37.37

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

29.09

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

11.84

Agricultural Inspectors

9.19

Food Scientists and Technologists

8.53

Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other

7.52

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.89

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

5.81

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

5.43

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

4.02
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Memphis, TN-MS-AR, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders

5.40

Residential Advisors

4.20

Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other

4.20

Couriers and Messengers

4.06

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

3.71

Gaming Managers

3.56

Slot Supervisors

3.37

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

3.19

Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

3.17

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

3.14
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Medford, OR, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

23.97

Forest and Conservation Technicians

9.27

Foresters

8.62

Clergy

7.08

Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants

7.00

Musicians and Singers

6.43

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

4.96

Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other

4.78

Music Directors and Composers

4.73

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

4.71
Occupations with the highest location quotient in McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Personal Care Aides

8.71

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

6.86

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

6.72

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

6.38

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

5.71

Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists

5.15

Home Health Aides

4.73

Gaming Service Workers, All Other

3.75

Agricultural Equipment Operators

3.56

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

3.49
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Mayagez, PR, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

27.11

Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary

16.04

History Teachers, Postsecondary

11.23

New Accounts Clerks

10.44

Sewing Machine Operators

7.49

Helpers--Electricians

7.45

Pharmacy Aides

6.20

Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary

5.58

Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary

5.43

Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers

5.16
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Mansfield, OH, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

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

14.49

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

9.62

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

6.78

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

5.30

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

5.11

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School

4.79

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

4.50

Tool and Die Makers

4.19

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

4.19

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

3.89
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Mankato-North Mankato, MN, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

8.93

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

7.87

Economics Teachers, Postsecondary

6.62

Printing Press Operators

5.76

Prepress Technicians and Workers

5.71

Agricultural Equipment Operators

5.34

Social and Human Service Assistants

5.23

Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary

5.09

Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary

4.80

Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary

4.10
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Manhattan, KS, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

9.34

Soil and Plant Scientists

7.76

Power Plant Operators

4.77

Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other

4.06

Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other

3.40

Protective Service Workers, All Other

3.20

Civil Engineering Technicians

2.97

Residential Advisors

2.96

Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers

2.94

Rehabilitation Counselors

2.78
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Madison, WI, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Animal Scientists

18.62

Conservation Scientists

6.00

Biochemists and Biophysicists

5.52

Agricultural Engineers

5.37

Hydrologists

4.51

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary

4.27

Epidemiologists

4.01

Microbiologists

3.99

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

3.85

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

3.84
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Madera, CA, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

51.78

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

20.09

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

14.76

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

9.16

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

6.65

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

6.61

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

5.70

Power Plant Operators

4.89

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

4.73

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.26
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Macon, GA, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Bailiffs

8.48

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay

7.75

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

7.27

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.34

Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators

5.69

Insurance Appraisers, Auto Damage

5.14

Logging Equipment Operators

4.94

Insurance Underwriters

3.81

Funeral Attendants

3.45

Helpers--Electricians

3.27
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lynchburg, VA, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Psychiatric Technicians

15.62

Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

8.47

Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service

6.65

Funeral Attendants

5.99

Mental Health Counselors

5.87

Helpers--Carpenters

5.33

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

4.73

Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

4.73

Logging Equipment Operators

4.70

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

4.27
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lubbock, TX, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary

19.04

Gaming Service Workers, All Other

7.73

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

6.19

Agricultural Equipment Operators

5.48

Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers

4.38

Occupational Health and Safety Technicians

3.95

Orderlies

3.68

Parking Enforcement Workers

3.63

Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers

3.44

Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other

3.39
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Statistical Assistants

11.98

Embalmers

7.15

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

4.30

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

3.89

Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders

3.77

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

3.56

Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other

3.54

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

3.31

Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers

3.07

Drafters, All Other

3.02
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Film and Video Editors

12.15

Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance

12.05

Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other

11.19

Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes

11.13

Media and Communication Workers, All Other

10.97

Actors

9.68

Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers

8.38

Sound Engineering Technicians

7.53

Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture

7.31

Fashion Designers

7.09
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Film and Video Editors

8.99

Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance

8.85

Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes

8.31

Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other

8.27

Media and Communication Workers, All Other

8.09

Actors

7.21

Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers

6.84

Fashion Designers

5.95

Sound Engineering Technicians

5.91

Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture

5.36
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Longview, WA, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Log Graders and Scalers

55.80

Logging Equipment Operators

35.26

Millwrights

18.95

Foresters

15.34

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

15.19

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

14.25

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

12.76

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

8.90

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

8.63

Conservation Scientists

7.09
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Longview, TX, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

26.86

Wellhead Pumpers

21.10

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

17.36

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

14.00

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

12.35

Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door

10.86

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

8.88

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

7.79

Riggers

7.02

Pourers and Casters, Metal

5.12
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Logan, UT-ID, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Food Batchmakers

17.84

Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other

10.83

Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan

7.42

Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary

7.24

Conservation Scientists

7.12

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

6.39

Maintenance Workers, Machinery

5.55

Bill and Account Collectors

5.05

Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health

5.03

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

4.79
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Information Security Analysts

8.53

Tree Trimmers and Pruners

4.40

Archivists

4.03

Forensic Science Technicians

3.88

Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers

3.75

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

3.73

Nurse Anesthetists

3.19

Psychiatric Technicians

3.15

Surveyors

3.14

Structural Iron and Steel Workers

3.00
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lincoln, NE, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

9.97

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

8.48

Hydrologists

7.12

Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan

6.29

Social Science Research Assistants

6.28

Survey Researchers

5.97

Soil and Plant Scientists

5.41

Compliance Officers

4.17

Insurance Underwriters

3.79

Interpreters and Translators

3.71
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lima, OH, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

22.96

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

11.72

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

6.47

Social Workers, All Other

5.41

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

4.30

Chemical Engineers

3.99

Carpet Installers

3.66

Radio and Television Announcers

3.60

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

3.50

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

3.50
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lexington-Fayette, KY, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Farm and Home Management Advisors

32.84

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

18.76

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

10.13

Animal Trainers

8.84

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

8.53

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

8.53

Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers

4.98

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

4.37

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

4.15

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

3.84
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lewiston, ID-WA, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

11.44

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

8.23

Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors

6.73

Physical Therapist Aides

4.11

Medical Transcriptionists

3.44

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

3.22

Legislators

3.17

Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers

3.16

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks

2.96

Highway Maintenance Workers

2.87
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lebanon, PA, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Recreational Therapists

7.27

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

6.38

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

6.07

Food Batchmakers

4.38

Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other

3.87

Bus Drivers, School or Special Client

3.83

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

3.48

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

3.31

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

3.28

Procurement Clerks

3.19
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lawton, OK, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

14.22

Gaming Supervisors

6.64

Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors

4.60

First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives

4.25

First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers

4.15

Procurement Clerks

3.98

Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers

3.97

Education Teachers, Postsecondary

3.38

New Accounts Clerks

3.27

Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping

3.22
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lawrence, KS, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Printing Press Operators

9.67

Recreation Workers

3.68

Pharmacy Aides

3.62

Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers

3.44

Computer Occupations, All Other

3.31

Cooks, Fast Food

3.17

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

3.15

Chiropractors

2.98

Librarians

2.81

Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers

2.75
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming Supervisors

35.66

Gaming Service Workers, All Other

31.83

Gaming Dealers

31.65

Dancers

19.60

Slot Supervisors

18.29

Gaming Cage Workers

18.01

Gaming Managers

15.80

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

11.68

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

10.57

Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs

9.68
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Las Cruces, NM, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

11.59

Computer and Information Research Scientists

8.45

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

8.14

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

8.10

Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other

5.50

Engineers, All Other

5.17

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

5.11

Personal Care Aides

4.30

Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians

3.90

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

3.73
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Laredo, TX, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

15.55

Cargo and Freight Agents

14.76

Personal Care Aides

6.30

Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance

6.27

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

6.17

Compliance Officers

5.01

First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators

3.87

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

3.58

New Accounts Clerks

2.94

Surveying and Mapping Technicians

2.91
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lansing-East Lansing, MI, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Animal Scientists

23.45

Budget Analysts

11.40

Soil and Plant Scientists

10.15

Physicists

7.50

Political Scientists

6.87

Epidemiologists

6.27

Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers

5.82

Financial Specialists, All Other

4.71

Microbiologists

4.42

Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants

4.28
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lancaster, PA, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Pourers and Casters, Metal

13.95

Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic

9.44

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

8.84

Furniture Finishers

6.72

Desktop Publishers

5.59

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

5.34

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

5.30

Dietetic Technicians

4.59

Chemists

4.45

Costume Attendants

4.37
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Special Education Teachers, All Other

12.72

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

6.80

Animal Trainers

6.17

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

4.45

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

3.69

Construction and Related Workers, All Other

3.65

Motion Picture Projectionists

3.63

Motorcycle Mechanics

3.60

Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks

3.52

Locksmiths and Safe Repairers

3.49
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

10.11

Dental Laboratory Technicians

6.19

First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers

5.63

Tile and Marble Setters

4.37

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

4.07

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

3.74

Tire Repairers and Changers

3.58

Home Appliance Repairers

3.46

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists

3.27

Firefighters

3.02
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lake County-Kenosha County, IL-WI Metropolitan Division, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Psychiatric Technicians

4.56

Animal Trainers

4.33

Shampooers

4.32

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

4.26

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

4.00

Chemists

3.77

Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks

3.60

Communications Teachers, Postsecondary

3.07

Marketing Managers

3.06

Advertising and Promotions Managers

2.81
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lake Charles, LA, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Pile-Driver Operators

69.57

Dredge Operators

44.02

Chemical Plant and System Operators

41.36

Gaming Cage Workers

19.67

Chemical Engineers

16.87

Slot Supervisors

16.66

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

16.47

Fence Erectors

10.71

Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

8.88

Helpers--Carpenters

7.97
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Team Assemblers

7.56

Soil and Plant Scientists

4.52

Agricultural Equipment Operators

4.19

Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers

4.02

Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary

3.43

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

3.40

Biological Technicians

3.25

Chemical Technicians

3.09

Painters, Transportation Equipment

2.73

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

2.63
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lafayette, LA, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Riggers

43.74

Mining Machine Operators, All Other

25.96

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

19.25

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

18.17

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

13.54

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

13.53

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

11.93

Sailors and Marine Oilers

11.47

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

11.36

Crane and Tower Operators

10.42
Occupations with the highest location quotient in La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

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

5.05

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

4.22

Material Moving Workers, All Other

4.19

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.95

Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks

3.64

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

3.63

Communications Teachers, Postsecondary

3.59

Food Batchmakers

3.58

Occupational Therapy Assistants

3.55

Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary

3.44
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Kokomo, IN, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Production Workers, All Other

42.16

Tool and Die Makers

15.24

Industrial Engineers

5.74

Industrial Engineering Technicians

3.72

Electricians

3.21

Physical Therapist Assistants

2.65

Dental Hygienists

2.55

Respiratory Therapists

2.08

Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers

2.03

Helpers--Electricians

1.91
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Knoxville, TN, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Nuclear Engineers

8.88

Nurse Anesthetists

6.24

Occupational Health and Safety Technicians

5.44

Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers

4.93

Environmental Engineering Technicians

4.87

Traffic Technicians

4.44

Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary

4.38

Physicists

4.21

Embalmers

4.17

Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters

3.98
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Kingston, NY, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Word Processors and Typists

6.67

Postal Service Clerks

5.46

Highway Maintenance Workers

5.25

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

4.96

Legislators

4.73

Protective Service Workers, All Other

4.00

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

3.99

Clergy

3.43

Social Workers, All Other

3.43

Occupational Therapy Assistants

3.33
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Avionics Technicians

12.75

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

7.40

Fallers

7.25

Psychiatric Aides

4.66

Power Plant Operators

4.51

Team Assemblers

3.70

Training and Development Managers

3.56

Radiation Therapists

3.51

Helpers--Electricians

3.32

Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians

3.26
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Killeen-Temple, TX, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles

15.77

Rock Splitters, Quarry

11.57

Gaming Service Workers, All Other

11.53

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

8.33

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

7.18

Locksmiths and Safe Repairers

6.01

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

5.69

Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary

5.20

Correctional Officers and Jailers

4.81

Counselors, All Other

4.60
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Kennewick-Richland, WA, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Nuclear Engineers

28.00

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

23.14

Physicists

21.54

Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

13.44

Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors

9.99

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

9.98

Chemical Engineers

8.79

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

8.73

Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians

7.18

Hydrologists

6.31
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Kansas City, MO-KS, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Artists and Related Workers, All Other

10.16

Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants

4.76

Actuaries

4.67

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

3.74

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

3.71

Embalmers

3.53

Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

3.47

Insurance Appraisers, Auto Damage

3.17

Rail Car Repairers

3.06

Forensic Science Technicians

2.93
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Kankakee, IL, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Production Workers, All Other

10.57

Rehabilitation Counselors

5.87

Music Directors and Composers

4.66

Social Workers, All Other

3.64

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

3.06

Library Assistants, Clerical

2.84

Social and Human Service Assistants

2.80

Education Administrators, Postsecondary

2.49

Substitute Teachers

2.42

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School

2.37
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Kalamazoo-Portage, MI, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Psychiatric Aides

8.85

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

7.23

Opticians, Dispensing

4.06

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

3.99

Food Scientists and Technologists

3.98

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

3.83

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

3.73

Furniture Finishers

3.68

Bicycle Repairers

3.67

Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary

3.17
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants

36.58

Dancers

16.03

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

15.85

Baggage Porters and Bellhops

12.67

Concierges

12.45

Transportation Security Screeners

8.04

Tour Guides and Escorts

6.86

Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants

6.66

Lodging Managers

6.40

Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

6.02
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Joplin, MO, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

21.69

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

16.90

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

12.46

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

11.53

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

10.78

Occupational Health and Safety Technicians

7.88

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.29

Food Batchmakers

5.93

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

4.68

Production Workers, All Other

4.53
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Jonesboro, AR, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

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

13.70

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

10.42

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

7.22

Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers

4.87

Physical Therapist Assistants

4.47

Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program

4.06

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

4.05

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

3.24

Speech-Language Pathologists

3.23

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

2.99
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Johnstown, PA, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Construction and Building Inspectors

5.50

Social and Human Service Assistants

5.18

Recreational Therapists

5.09

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

4.89

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

4.62

Child, Family, and School Social Workers

4.42

Bus Drivers, School or Special Client

4.23

Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary

3.73

Highway Maintenance Workers

3.60

Residential Advisors

3.25
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Johnson City, TN, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

6.73

Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

6.27

Psychiatric Aides

6.21

Residential Advisors

5.11

Environmental Engineering Technicians

4.24

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

4.21

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

4.17

Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other

4.14

Computer Operators

4.08

Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria

3.80
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Jefferson City, MO, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Legal Support Workers, All Other

11.16

Forensic Science Technicians

9.81

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

6.18

Environmental Engineers

6.06

Correctional Officers and Jailers

5.30

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

5.27

Computer Network Support Specialists

4.48

Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers

4.47

Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other

4.36

Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers

4.18
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Janesville-Beloit, WI, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

9.72

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

7.72

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

7.44

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

5.56

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

5.25

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

3.73

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

3.19

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

3.02

Chiropractors

2.83

Ophthalmic Medical Technicians

2.48
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Jacksonville, NC, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Education Administrators, All Other

21.35

Real Estate Brokers

7.10

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

5.49

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

5.26

Teachers and Instructors, All Other, Except Substitute Teachers

4.61

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

4.04

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

3.29

Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

3.24

Pipelayers

3.21

Information and Record Clerks, All Other

3.13
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Jacksonville, FL, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Special Education Teachers, All Other

6.49

Motorboat Operators

5.51

Pile-Driver Operators

5.38

Ship Engineers

4.55

Air Traffic Controllers

4.13

Loan Interviewers and Clerks

3.68

Financial Clerks, All Other

3.10

Medical Equipment Repairers

3.02

Pipelayers

2.99

Construction and Related Workers, All Other

2.96
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Jackson, TN, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

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

5.28

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

4.93

Pipelayers

4.54

Production Workers, All Other

3.87

Food Service Managers

3.72

Residential Advisors

3.65

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

3.58

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

3.43

Team Assemblers

3.40

Logging Equipment Operators

3.12
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Jackson, MS, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Psychiatric Aides

13.67

Conservation Scientists

7.09

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

5.13

Orthotists and Prosthetists

4.58

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

4.42

Emergency Management Directors

3.91

Recreational Therapists

3.38

Forensic Science Technicians

3.26

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary

3.21

Epidemiologists

3.19
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Jackson, MI, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

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

10.67

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

9.98

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

9.41

Mechanical Engineers

8.56

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

7.49

Tool and Die Makers

6.40

Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians

5.49

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

5.15

Postsecondary Teachers, All Other

4.83

Machinists

4.37
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Ithaca, NY, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Animal Scientists

159.74

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

74.61

Instructional Coordinators

11.99

Fundraisers

11.63

Biological Technicians

10.16

Biochemists and Biophysicists

9.39

Microbiologists

9.09

Soil and Plant Scientists

8.73

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary

8.37

Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary

7.96
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Iowa City, IA, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other

6.72

Home Appliance Repairers

5.10

Audiologists

4.11

Occupational Health and Safety Technicians

3.52

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians

3.24

Fundraisers

3.12

Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers

3.06

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

2.93

Medical and Health Services Managers

2.82

Computer Network Support Specialists

2.58
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other

5.31

Therapists, All Other

4.40

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

3.44

Air Traffic Controllers

3.17

Biological Technicians

3.03

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

2.91

Biochemists and Biophysicists

2.86

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

2.70

Genetic Counselors

2.58

Emergency Management Directors

2.54
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Idaho Falls, ID, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Nuclear Technicians

75.30

Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

30.34

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

29.54

Nuclear Engineers

28.06

Environmental Engineers

8.73

Emergency Management Directors

7.41

Agricultural Inspectors

7.27

Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors

6.84

Forest and Conservation Technicians

5.22

Biological Technicians

4.41
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Huntsville, AL, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Aerospace Engineers

35.68

Engineers, All Other

16.25

Logisticians

12.73

Avionics Technicians

10.72

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

10.18

Computer Hardware Engineers

9.87

Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians

8.38

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

6.79

Materials Engineers

6.76

Electrical Engineers

6.53
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Wellhead Pumpers

6.80

Gas Plant Operators

5.87

Psychiatric Aides

5.82

Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers

5.71

Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators

5.47

Psychiatric Technicians

4.88

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

4.19

Nurse Anesthetists

3.92

Crane and Tower Operators

3.90

Community Health Workers

3.81
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Petroleum Engineers

14.70

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

9.51

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

9.09

Marine Engineers and Naval Architects

8.41

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

8.29

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

7.75

Mathematical Technicians

7.50

Wind Turbine Service Technicians

6.53

Chemical Engineers

6.37

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

6.22
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Houma-Thibodaux, LA, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

152.57

Ship Engineers

129.52

Sailors and Marine Oilers

102.33

Riggers

93.22

Plant and System Operators, All Other

29.27

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

16.35

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

15.26

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

14.90

Crane and Tower Operators

13.94

Cooks, All Other

13.37
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Hot Springs, AR, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Animal Trainers

15.51

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

4.62

Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors

4.60

Nonfarm Animal Caretakers

4.60

Painters, Transportation Equipment

3.91

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

3.40

Food Servers, Nonrestaurant

3.16

Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate

3.15

Computer Operators

3.12

Tire Repairers and Changers

2.86
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Homosassa Springs, FL, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Occupational Therapy Assistants

9.57

Roofers

9.00

Pipelayers

7.04

Physical Therapist Assistants

6.68

Construction and Related Workers, All Other

6.07

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

5.99

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists

5.10

Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other

3.94

Residential Advisors

3.92

Pest Control Workers

3.90
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Hinesville, GA, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Information and Record Clerks, All Other

8.33

Budget Analysts

5.76

Computer Occupations, All Other

4.43

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School

4.29

Real Estate Sales Agents

3.85

Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria

3.76

Teachers and Instructors, All Other, Except Substitute Teachers

3.65

Butchers and Meat Cutters

3.52

Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education

3.43

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

3.13
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Orderlies

12.91

Real Estate Brokers

10.48

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

5.64

Amusement and Recreation Attendants

5.26

Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers

4.87

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

4.81

Pest Control Workers

4.51

Real Estate Sales Agents

3.48

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

3.41

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

3.31
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Model Makers, Wood

105.76

Upholsterers

88.95

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

38.12

Furniture Finishers

34.71

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

34.46

Patternmakers, Wood

28.77

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

21.08

Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers

21.07

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

20.91

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

18.38
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Hattiesburg, MS, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

8.31

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

4.47

Ophthalmic Medical Technicians

4.37

Cooks, Fast Food

3.75

Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

3.67

Library Technicians

3.16

Legislators

3.09

Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other

3.06

Education Administrators, Postsecondary

3.04

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians

3.00
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Harrisonburg, VA, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

24.84

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

10.95

Interpreters and Translators

10.34

Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary

7.79

History Teachers, Postsecondary

7.14

Physics Teachers, Postsecondary

6.49

Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

5.81

Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary

5.76

Occupational Health and Safety Technicians

5.47

Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary

5.41
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Word Processors and Typists

7.34

Correspondence Clerks

6.57

Historians

5.98

Emergency Management Directors

5.20

Actuaries

4.59

Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

4.16

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

4.11

Statisticians

4.11

Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers

4.00

Surgeons

3.12
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Hanford-Corcoran, CA, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Agricultural Equipment Operators

37.46

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

29.70

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

28.73

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

23.14

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

17.85

Food Batchmakers

9.44

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

7.89

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

6.04

Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping

5.99

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.25
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Hammond, LA, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks

7.26

Food Preparation Workers

4.68

Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other

3.93

Firefighters

3.87

Personal Care Aides

3.86

Information and Record Clerks, All Other

3.64

Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping

3.62

Respiratory Therapists

3.44

Tire Repairers and Changers

3.27

Nurse Anesthetists

2.98
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Correspondence Clerks

33.64

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

9.63

Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service

5.94

Recreational Therapists

4.95

Court Reporters

4.33

Correctional Officers and Jailers

4.06

Community Health Workers

3.94

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

3.69

Elevator Installers and Repairers

3.57

New Accounts Clerks

3.43
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Slot Supervisors

41.88

Marine Engineers and Naval Architects

29.46

Gaming Supervisors

18.55

Gaming Dealers

18.25

Gaming Cage Workers

16.35

Gaming Managers

14.97

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

14.38

Chemical Plant and System Operators

11.83

Physical Scientists, All Other

10.33

Exercise Physiologists

8.01
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Guayama, PR, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Highway Maintenance Workers

17.83

Chemists

13.89

Industrial Engineers

9.11

Security Guards

8.91

Word Processors and Typists

8.28

Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria

5.20

Teachers and Instructors, All Other, Except Substitute Teachers

4.88

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education

3.74

First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers

3.63

Industrial Production Managers

3.58
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

22.63

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

10.03

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

7.58

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.64

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

5.38

Team Assemblers

5.32

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

4.59

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

3.26

Machinists

3.26

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

3.19
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Greenville, NC, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

7.10

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary

6.27

Editors

4.10

Couriers and Messengers

3.89

Real Estate Brokers

3.75

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.70

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

3.49

Home Health Aides

3.09

Phlebotomists

2.81

Chemists

2.78
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Greensboro-High Point, NC, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

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

15.46

Upholsterers

15.11

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

14.33

Furniture Finishers

14.18

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

12.54

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

8.66

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

8.19

Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers

7.59

Sewing Machine Operators

5.99

Real Estate Brokers

5.24
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Green Bay, WI, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

10.29

Prepress Technicians and Workers

8.05

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

6.90

Printing Press Operators

5.87

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.00

Millwrights

4.63

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

4.14

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

3.84

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

3.63

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

3.48
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Greeley, CO, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

41.04

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

31.47

Agricultural Workers, All Other

9.48

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

6.34

Agricultural Equipment Operators

5.15

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

4.16

Sheet Metal Workers

4.05

First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers

3.96

Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators

3.88

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

3.87
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Great Falls, MT, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.54

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

5.36

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

5.30

Clergy

5.22

Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators

4.57

Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines

3.89

Opticians, Dispensing

3.86

Social Workers, All Other

3.61

Coaches and Scouts

3.36

Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers

3.28
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Grants Pass, OR, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

49.72

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

14.17

Forest and Conservation Technicians

13.03

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

9.03

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

7.51

Clergy

7.44

Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop

7.28

Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other

5.29

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

4.68

Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other

4.31
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Tool and Die Makers

7.46

Furniture Finishers

5.08

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

4.47

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

4.04

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

3.95

Coaches and Scouts

3.93

Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers

3.86

Commercial and Industrial Designers

3.78

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

3.70

Plant and System Operators, All Other

3.58
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Grand Junction, CO, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

22.24

Hydrologists

10.99

Petroleum Engineers

10.87

Crossing Guards

7.52

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

6.85

Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians

6.33

Conservation Scientists

5.69

Painters, Transportation Equipment

4.64

Surveyors

4.61

Motorcycle Mechanics

4.49
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Grand Island, NE, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

16.93

Agricultural Inspectors

10.49

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

7.65

Couriers and Messengers

5.79

Physical Therapist Aides

5.12

Tire Repairers and Changers

4.90

Computer Operators

4.47

Structural Iron and Steel Workers

4.45

Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers

4.11

Tool and Die Makers

3.93
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Grand Forks, ND-MN, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

26.44

Agricultural Equipment Operators

9.71

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

7.58

Commercial Pilots

7.53

Industrial Engineering Technicians

7.19

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

7.15

Radio and Television Announcers

5.28

Boilermakers

5.05

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

4.75

Helpers--Carpenters

4.64
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Goldsboro, NC, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

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

6.95

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

5.89

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers

5.70

Rehabilitation Counselors

4.64

Real Estate Brokers

3.54

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

3.33

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

3.29

Bus Drivers, School or Special Client

3.28

Construction and Related Workers, All Other

3.20

Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

2.96
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Glens Falls, NY, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorcycle Mechanics

11.79

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

10.06

Legislators

8.09

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School

8.01

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

7.41

Highway Maintenance Workers

6.27

Correctional Officers and Jailers

5.52

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

5.50

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

5.31

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

5.25
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Gettysburg, PA, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

14.63

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

6.07

Highway Maintenance Workers

5.85

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

5.53

Food Batchmakers

4.98

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

4.56

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

4.38

Helpers--Production Workers

3.60

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.59

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

3.21
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Gary, IN Metropolitan Division, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

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

51.97

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

42.12

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

24.12

Rail Car Repairers

7.87

Materials Engineers

7.58

Fire Inspectors and Investigators

7.41

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

7.03

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

6.48

Gaming Managers

6.40

Gaming Dealers

5.81
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Gainesville, GA, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

24.09

Agricultural Inspectors

9.55

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

7.06

Dental Laboratory Technicians

6.30

Helpers--Production Workers

5.85

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

5.80

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

5.75

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

5.13

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

4.29

Painters, Transportation Equipment

4.10
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Gainesville, FL, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary

12.77

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

7.32

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

6.98

Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other

6.73

Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other

5.95

Biological Scientists, All Other

5.15

Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians

4.60

Physicians and Surgeons, All Other

4.22

Computer Network Architects

4.10

Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary

3.71
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Gadsden, AL, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Helpers--Production Workers

20.39

Occupational Therapy Assistants

10.71

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

6.96

Physical Therapist Assistants

6.72

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.00

Pipelayers

5.43

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

3.95

Physical Therapist Aides

3.15

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School

3.14

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

3.04
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Fresno, CA, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

34.32

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

19.11

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

14.77

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

11.33

Agricultural Inspectors

9.50

Agricultural Equipment Operators

7.54

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

6.65

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

6.56

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

6.42

Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs

6.40
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Division, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters

11.17

Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers

5.70

Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks

5.62

Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles

5.61

Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants

5.26

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.14

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

4.38

Avionics Technicians

4.27

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

4.23

Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers

3.80
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Fort Wayne, IN, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

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

10.39

Pourers and Casters, Metal

10.36

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

7.10

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

6.75

Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other

6.39

Tool and Die Makers

5.20

Orthodontists

4.74

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

4.65

Furniture Finishers

4.25

Carpet Installers

3.79
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Fort Smith, AR-OK, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Rock Splitters, Quarry

12.69

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

10.10

Food Processing Workers, All Other

8.96

Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other

7.16

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

6.83

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

6.69

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

6.52

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

6.41

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

6.20

Helpers--Extraction Workers

6.06
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, FL Metropolitan Division, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorboat Operators

8.15

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

6.04

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.61

Telemarketers

4.99

Parking Lot Attendants

4.52

Transportation Security Screeners

3.91

Construction and Related Workers, All Other

3.79

Podiatrists

3.45

Elevator Installers and Repairers

3.32

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

3.27
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Fort Collins, CO, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Conservation Scientists

21.25

Atmospheric and Space Scientists

14.36

Foresters

8.57

Computer Hardware Engineers

8.41

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

7.30

Soil and Plant Scientists

6.44

Private Detectives and Investigators

5.33

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

5.00

Hydrologists

4.45

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

4.03
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Fond du Lac, WI, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

6.83

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.91

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

5.91

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

5.66

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

5.27

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

4.96

Mechanical Drafters

4.53

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

4.50

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

3.89

Floral Designers

3.81
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Woodworkers, All Other

16.68

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

12.73

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

8.48

Logging Equipment Operators

7.21

Helpers--Electricians

7.17

Tire Repairers and Changers

5.13

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

4.70

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

4.37

Cooks, Fast Food

3.92

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

3.38
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Florence, SC, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Millwrights

13.05

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

7.71

Dietetic Technicians

6.21

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.97

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

5.57

Family and General Practitioners

4.02

Industrial Engineering Technicians

3.94

Orderlies

3.73

Social Workers, All Other

3.57

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment

3.50
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Flint, MI, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Internists, General

10.59

Funeral Attendants

4.18

Postsecondary Teachers, All Other

3.46

Chiropractors

3.25

Opticians, Dispensing

2.92

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks

2.80

Dental Hygienists

2.71

Mechanical Engineering Technicians

2.70

Driver/Sales Workers

2.56

Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers, All Other

2.53
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Flagstaff, AZ, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Travel Guides

63.21

Tour Guides and Escorts

21.50

Anthropologists and Archeologists

13.14

Cooks, All Other

12.23

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

10.71

Conservation Scientists

10.18

Biological Technicians

7.62

Education Administrators, All Other

7.45

Forensic Science Technicians

6.75

Biological Scientists, All Other

6.66
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Food Processing Workers, All Other

15.67

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

15.23

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

12.83

Demonstrators and Product Promoters

10.23

Food Scientists and Technologists

7.04

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

6.10

Agricultural Inspectors

5.11

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

4.86

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

4.67

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.48
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Fayetteville, NC, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Education Administrators, All Other

14.04

Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles

7.88

Real Estate Brokers

5.82

Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary

4.33

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary

4.31

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

4.30

Budget Analysts

4.30

Logisticians

4.04

Healthcare Support Workers, All Other

3.86

Teachers and Instructors, All Other, Except Substitute Teachers

3.55
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Farmington, NM, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Wellhead Pumpers

56.97

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

48.18

Slot Supervisors

39.63

Helpers--Extraction Workers

29.90

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

28.80

Anthropologists and Archeologists

23.13

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

21.53

Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door

15.53

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

15.40

Animal Control Workers

8.84
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Fargo, ND-MN, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

9.23

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

7.78

Public Address System and Other Announcers

7.42

Soil and Plant Scientists

5.70

Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other

5.24

Pharmacy Aides

5.11

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

5.08

Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers

4.07

Helpers--Roofers

3.84

Material Moving Workers, All Other

3.26
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Fairbanks, AK, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

19.33

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

12.60

Environmental Engineering Technicians

8.69

Physical Scientists, All Other

8.31

Biological Scientists, All Other

8.13

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education

7.53

Commercial Pilots

5.44

Healthcare Support Workers, All Other

5.27

Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other

5.05

Transportation Security Screeners

4.88
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Evansville, IN-KY, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Boilermakers

30.23

Dredge Operators

18.60

Pourers and Casters, Metal

13.52

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

11.80

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

9.26

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

7.60

Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers

5.96

Chemical Engineers

5.07

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

4.81

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

4.58
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Eugene, OR, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Workers, All Other

86.58

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

23.91

Log Graders and Scalers

16.02

Pile-Driver Operators

12.21

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

10.69

Logging Equipment Operators

9.68

Clergy

8.01

Foresters

7.02

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

6.08

Musicians and Singers

6.05
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Erie, PA, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

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

6.27

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

5.27

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

4.97

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

4.92

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

4.76

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

4.41

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

4.28

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

3.99

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

3.92

Word Processors and Typists

3.72
Occupations with the highest location quotient in El Paso, TX, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers

12.29

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

7.96

Counselors, All Other

5.49

Woodworkers, All Other

5.31

Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists

4.84

Stonemasons

3.80

Occupational Health and Safety Technicians

3.26

Occupational Therapy Aides

2.98

Personal Care Aides

2.97

Compliance Officers

2.94
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Elmira, NY, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

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

6.18

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

5.50

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

5.22

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

5.21

Machinists

5.15

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

4.96

Roofers

4.68

Legislators

4.53

Word Processors and Typists

4.21

Mechanical Drafters

4.14
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Elkhart-Goshen, IN, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles

71.68

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

71.44

Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians

51.45

Woodworkers, All Other

30.33

Upholsterers

23.81

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

17.16

Furniture Finishers

16.86

Team Assemblers

15.35

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

15.08

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

12.91
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Education Administrators, All Other

12.07

Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping

9.09

Computer Occupations, All Other

7.03

Team Assemblers

5.92

Budget Analysts

4.77

Human Resources Specialists

4.59

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

4.02

Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials

3.46

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians

3.20

Child, Family, and School Social Workers

2.89
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Elgin, IL Metropolitan Division, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Geography Teachers, Postsecondary

4.03

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

3.36

Healthcare Support Workers, All Other

3.32

Physicists

3.08

Education Administrators, All Other

3.05

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

2.89

Advertising and Promotions Managers

2.73

Teachers and Instructors, All Other, Except Substitute Teachers

2.66

Mental Health Counselors

2.62

Machinists

2.57
Occupations with the highest location quotient in El Centro, CA, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

70.68

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

12.51

Agricultural Equipment Operators

10.56

Compliance Officers

6.70

Agricultural Inspectors

5.27

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

4.26

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

3.97

Pharmacy Aides

3.90

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

3.79

Electricians

3.54
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Eau Claire, WI, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

9.44

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

4.16

Labor Relations Specialists

3.41

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

3.40

Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers

3.19

Chiropractors

3.07

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

3.00

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

2.87

Logging Equipment Operators

2.87

Residential Advisors

2.78
Occupations with the highest location quotient in East Stroudsburg, PA, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment

36.91

Baggage Porters and Bellhops

5.20

Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers

4.17

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School

3.75

Logisticians

3.20

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

3.14

Procurement Clerks

2.83

Amusement and Recreation Attendants

2.73

Recreation Workers

2.55

Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks

2.53
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Dutchess County-Putnam County, NY Metropolitan Division, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Word Processors and Typists

5.51

Anthropology and Archeology Teachers, Postsecondary

5.15

Music Directors and Composers

5.05

Correctional Officers and Jailers

4.80

Economics Teachers, Postsecondary

4.70

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

4.47

Physics Teachers, Postsecondary

3.92

Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary

3.75

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School

3.70

Bailiffs

3.65
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Durham-Chapel Hill, NC, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Life Scientists, All Other

28.59

Sociologists

16.01

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary

15.93

Social Science Research Assistants

13.08

Statistical Assistants

12.93

Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

9.49

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

9.29

Natural Sciences Managers

9.12

Statisticians

9.06

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

8.95
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Duluth, MN-WI, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Foresters

10.22

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

7.54

Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines

5.61

Exercise Physiologists

5.38

Forest and Conservation Technicians

4.65

Social and Human Service Assistants

4.30

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

4.15

Conservation Scientists

3.95

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

3.88

Environmental Engineering Technicians

3.83
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Dubuque, IA, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

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

10.45

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

9.31

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

7.54

Rehabilitation Counselors

6.06

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

5.82

Drafters, All Other

5.45

Crane and Tower Operators

3.95

Team Assemblers

3.83

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

3.26

Labor Relations Specialists

3.07
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Dover, DE, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

12.74

Microbiologists

9.61

Shampooers

8.12

Urban and Regional Planners

6.86

Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other

5.62

Marriage and Family Therapists

5.14

Civil Engineering Technicians

4.84

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks

4.42

Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers

3.67

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

3.52
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Dothan, AL, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Agricultural Inspectors

21.19

Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic

9.83

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

8.12

Logging Equipment Operators

5.96

Couriers and Messengers

5.70

Teachers and Instructors, All Other, Except Substitute Teachers

5.55

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

4.66

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.47

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

4.06

Pest Control Workers

3.72
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Commercial and Industrial Designers

10.61

Mechanical Engineers

7.93

Tool and Die Makers

6.23

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

5.41

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

4.95

Industrial Engineers

4.65

Mechanical Engineering Technicians

4.53

Patternmakers, Wood

4.38

Engineers, All Other

3.66

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

3.39
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Detroit-Dearborn-Livonia, MI Metropolitan Division, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Patternmakers, Wood

10.93

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

9.09

Commercial and Industrial Designers

9.04

Mechanical Engineers

8.37

Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers

7.38

Slot Supervisors

6.57

Model Makers, Metal and Plastic

6.55

Airfield Operations Specialists

6.25

Gaming Supervisors

5.25

Tool and Die Makers

4.70
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Agricultural Engineers

19.71

Soil and Plant Scientists

17.40

Food Processing Workers, All Other

5.63

Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service

5.24

Legislators

4.89

Agricultural Workers, All Other

4.87

Actuaries

4.84

Hearing Aid Specialists

4.31

Insurance Underwriters

3.93

Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators

3.66
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

5.79

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

5.67

Financial Clerks, All Other

4.65

Petroleum Engineers

4.25

Cartographers and Photogrammetrists

3.84

Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers

3.60

Epidemiologists

3.60

Massage Therapists

3.59

Hydrologists

3.40

Geographers

3.22
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorboat Operators

10.47

Athletes and Sports Competitors

8.06

Construction and Related Workers, All Other

6.63

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

5.38

Commercial Pilots

4.90

Roofers

4.65

Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other

4.48

Fire Inspectors and Investigators

4.22

Pest Control Workers

3.75

Real Estate Sales Agents

3.22
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Decatur, IL, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other

8.50

Production Workers, All Other

6.50

Motorcycle Mechanics

6.45

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

5.86

Community Health Workers

5.30

Teachers and Instructors, All Other, Except Substitute Teachers

4.34

Funeral Attendants

3.29

Maintenance Workers, Machinery

3.20

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks

2.90

Medical Transcriptionists

2.70
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Decatur, AL, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay

19.01

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

14.30

Insulation Workers, Mechanical

12.31

Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other

10.08

Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers

7.12

Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other

6.68

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

6.38

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

5.57

Chemical Engineers

5.14

Helpers--Carpenters

5.03
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Dayton, OH, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Aerospace Engineers

6.61

Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other

6.35

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

6.16

Engineers, All Other

4.72

Materials Engineers

4.48

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

4.33

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

4.06

Mathematicians

3.66

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

3.40

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

3.29
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers

6.19

Soil and Plant Scientists

5.85

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

5.57

Audiologists

4.27

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

4.05

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

3.64

Logisticians

3.32

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

3.22

Helpers--Electricians

3.01

Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary

2.98
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

6.81

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.47

Pipelayers

4.96

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

3.59

Lodging Managers

3.16

Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate

3.06

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

2.97

First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers

2.70

Cooks, Restaurant

2.56

Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers

2.49
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Danville, IL, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Order Clerks

5.48

Labor Relations Specialists

4.73

Legislators

4.68

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

4.09

Highway Maintenance Workers

3.29

Special Education Teachers, Middle School

2.90

Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators

2.60

Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers

2.41

Production Workers, All Other

2.36

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

2.30
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Dalton, GA, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

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

249.45

Fabric Menders, Except Garment

168.64

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

165.63

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

94.80

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

87.00

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

61.04

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

38.65

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

15.68

Sewing Machine Operators

10.24

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

6.42
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Semiconductor Processors

5.36

Internists, General

4.07

Stonemasons

3.91

Barbers

3.61

Insurance Appraisers, Auto Damage

3.55

Occupational Therapy Assistants

3.05

Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers

2.76

Loan Interviewers and Clerks

2.67

Financial Clerks, All Other

2.64

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

2.60
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Semiconductor Processors

4.20

Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters

3.36

Stonemasons

3.20

Internists, General

3.14

Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles

3.10

Cargo and Freight Agents

2.84

Insurance Appraisers, Auto Damage

2.63

Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers

2.58

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

2.54

Petroleum Engineers

2.43
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Cumberland, MD-WV, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

8.17

Correctional Officers and Jailers

7.70

Court Reporters

6.63

Occupational Therapy Assistants

6.34

Funeral Attendants

5.35

Residential Advisors

4.93

Physical Therapist Assistants

4.78

Occupational Therapists

4.00

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

3.60

Speech-Language Pathologists

3.36
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Computer and Information Research Scientists

10.06

Technical Writers

9.26

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment

7.43

Commercial Pilots

7.15

Engineers, All Other

5.85

Construction and Related Workers, All Other

4.67

Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other

4.29

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.13

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

3.80

Budget Analysts

3.66
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Corvallis, OR, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Workers, All Other

90.15

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

30.60

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

25.15

Soil and Plant Scientists

22.23

Computer Hardware Engineers

19.79

Biological Technicians

15.64

Conservation Scientists

15.45

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

14.41

Logging Equipment Operators

14.12

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

11.71
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Corpus Christi, TX, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

16.02

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

14.20

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

12.54

Chemical Engineers

9.02

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

7.59

Riggers

6.83

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

6.74

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.70

Helpers--Extraction Workers

5.06

Crane and Tower Operators

5.05
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Columbus, OH, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Commercial Pilots

6.04

Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers

4.69

Orthotists and Prosthetists

3.57

Curators

3.50

Hydrologists

3.42

Office Machine Operators, Except Computer

2.87

Hearing Aid Specialists

2.85

Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other

2.79

Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other

2.61

Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

2.53
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Columbus, IN, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

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

49.85

Mechanical Engineers

19.21

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

19.08

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

14.97

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

9.92

Tool and Die Makers

9.61

Industrial Engineering Technicians

9.05

Mechanical Drafters

8.82

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

6.83

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

6.76
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Columbus, GA-AL, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Statistical Assistants

9.45

Interpreters and Translators

7.51

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

4.15

Maintenance Workers, Machinery

4.06

Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria

3.98

Bailiffs

3.75

Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service

3.64

Procurement Clerks

3.27

Helpers--Electricians

3.00

Computer Programmers

2.94
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Columbia, SC, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

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

18.10

Social Workers, All Other

5.36

Broadcast Technicians

5.16

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

5.10

Cartographers and Photogrammetrists

4.29

Nuclear Engineers

4.05

Hydrologists

4.03

Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers

3.71

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

3.33

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.19
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Columbia, MO, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Soil and Plant Scientists

13.46

Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other

6.63

Family and General Practitioners

6.16

Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants

5.84

Insurance Underwriters

5.13

Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary

4.96

Chemists

4.67

Nurse Anesthetists

3.65

Interpreters and Translators

3.61

Structural Iron and Steel Workers

3.24
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Colorado Springs, CO, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Religious Workers, All Other

16.20

Floor Sanders and Finishers

9.58

Surveying and Mapping Technicians

7.99

Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other

6.21

Embalmers

6.08

Education Administrators, All Other

5.30

Computer Hardware Engineers

4.61

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

3.75

Sales and Related Workers, All Other

3.51

Mental Health Counselors

3.31
Occupations with the highest location quotient in College Station-Bryan, TX, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary

97.49

Animal Scientists

52.28

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

33.01

Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary

27.87

Graduate Teaching Assistants

17.87

Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary

15.71

Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other

11.97

Soil and Plant Scientists

10.19

Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

9.73

Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles

7.57
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Coeur d'Alene, ID, May 2015
Occupation Location Quotient

Foresters

14.62

Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians

9.34

Logging Equipment Operators

9.08

Forest and Conservation Technicians

8.52

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

6.48