Charts of the areas with the highest location quotient for each occupation, May 2015


Areas with the highest location quotient for Material Moving Workers, All Other, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

15.32

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

14.00

Portsmouth, NH-ME

9.31

South Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

9.07

Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

6.49

Lafayette, LA

5.59

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

5.20

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

5.03

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN

4.19

Lake Charles, LA

4.15
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Far East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

41.85

Mobile, AL

12.55

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

8.47

South Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

6.77

Baton Rouge, LA

6.73

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

5.80

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

5.40

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

4.76

Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

4.63

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

4.44
Areas with the highest location quotient for Mine Shuttle Car Operators, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

163.50

Beckley, WV

129.21

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

115.49

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

108.35

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

72.26

Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

64.46

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

43.92

Southwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

35.43

Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

22.34
Areas with the highest location quotient for Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Arecibo, PR

7.47

Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

7.29

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

5.20

Panhandle of Idaho nonmetropolitan area

5.00

Hot Springs, AR

4.60

Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.11

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

3.31

Dothan, AL

3.07

Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.01

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.98
Areas with the highest location quotient for Wellhead Pumpers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

91.45

Northeast Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

73.36

Farmington, NM

56.97

Northwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

43.55

Midland, TX

42.20

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

39.99

East Montana nonmetropolitan area

39.88

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

38.37

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

30.07

Southwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

27.69
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

65.22

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

52.46

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

32.08

Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

24.83

Northern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

21.93

Midland, TX

21.21

Bakersfield, CA

14.17

Odessa, TX

13.42

Hill Country Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

12.46

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

7.47
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

82.51

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

76.71

Southwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

60.59

East Montana nonmetropolitan area

42.59

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

33.88

Charleston, WV

27.10

East Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

24.83

Canton-Massillon, OH

7.74

Oklahoma City, OK

6.43

Tulsa, OK

3.50
Areas with the highest location quotient for Packers and Packagers, Hand, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

5.42

Yakima, WA

4.52

Wenatchee, WA

3.85

Monroe, MI

3.69

Taunton-Middleborough-Norton, MA NECTA Division

3.25

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

3.15

Merced, CA

2.91

New Bedford, MA

2.84

Central Washington nonmetropolitan area

2.80

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

2.80
Areas with the highest location quotient for Machine Feeders and Offbearers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

17.63

Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH

15.98

North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area

14.80

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

13.68

South Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

12.84

Northern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

10.79

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

9.16

Southeast Kansas nonmetropolitan area

8.96

Lexington-Fayette, KY

8.53

Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

7.81
Areas with the highest location quotient for Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Cleveland, TN

4.44

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

3.71

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA

2.90

Elgin, IL Metropolitan Division

2.89

York-Hanover, PA

2.35

Savannah, GA

2.31

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

2.26

Lebanon, PA

2.23

Stockton-Lodi, CA

2.18

Valdosta, GA

2.13
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Evansville, IN-KY

3.04

Grand Island, NE

2.83

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

2.81

Gainesville, GA

2.74

Joplin, MO

2.51

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.37

Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

2.22

Lubbock, TX

2.20

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

2.18

Amarillo, TX

2.18
Areas with the highest location quotient for Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

6.10

Albany, OR

4.73

Cleveland, TN

3.98

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA

3.94

Evansville, IN-KY

3.73

Stockton-Lodi, CA

3.45

Rockford, IL

3.40

Northeast Coastal

3.39

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

3.39

Yakima, WA

3.27
Areas with the highest location quotient for Hoist and Winch Operators, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Canton-Massillon, OH

15.77

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

3.39

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division

2.69

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

2.62

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

2.24

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN

1.91

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

1.84

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

1.24
Areas with the highest location quotient for Loading Machine Operators, Underground Mining, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

26.01

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

18.94

Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area

14.08
Areas with the highest location quotient for Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

34.21

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC

18.94

Beckley, WV

18.20

Garrett County, Maryland nonmetropolitan area

12.89

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

12.12

Southwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

9.74

Eau Claire, WI

9.44

North Nevada nonmetropolitan area

8.80

Wheeling, WV-OH

8.58

Rapid City, SD

7.94
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dredge Operators, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Lake Charles, LA

44.02

Northeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

40.03

Evansville, IN-KY

18.60

South Georgia nonmetropolitan area

13.13

Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division

1.39

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

1.23

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

0.93
Areas with the highest location quotient for Crane and Tower Operators, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

13.94

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

11.53

Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area

10.92

Lafayette, LA

10.42

Mobile, AL

8.37

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

7.46

Saginaw, MI

6.73

Owensboro, KY

6.41

Gary, IN Metropolitan Division

5.27

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

5.11
Areas with the highest location quotient for Conveyor Operators and Tenders, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Kansas nonmetropolitan area

24.91

Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

18.39

Northwest Kansas nonmetropolitan area

13.06

Northeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

12.64

Joplin, MO

12.46

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

12.09

Madera, CA

9.16

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

9.10

Owensboro, KY

9.07

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

9.00
Areas with the highest location quotient for Transportation Workers, All Other, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

8.16

Anchorage, AK

7.56

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

7.55

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

6.78

Urban Honolulu, HI

6.07

Clarksville, TN-KY

5.01

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division

4.32

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

4.17

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

3.94

Baton Rouge, LA

3.82
Areas with the highest location quotient for Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

65.51

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

36.58

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

12.02

Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Division

5.26

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

4.85

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

4.05

Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division

3.16

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

2.38

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

2.26

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

2.06
Areas with the highest location quotient for Transportation Inspectors, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Cheyenne, WY

4.00

Anchorage, AK

3.85

Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Division

3.55

Border Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

3.40

Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ Metropolitan Division

3.03

Southwest Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.02

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

2.97

Southwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.69

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

2.65

Billings, MT

2.63
Areas with the highest location quotient for Traffic Technicians, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

7.72

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

7.43

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

6.50

Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

4.56

Knoxville, TN

4.44

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

4.33

Chattanooga, TN-GA

4.15

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

4.01

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

3.05

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

3.00
Areas with the highest location quotient for Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

South Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

8.90

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

7.69

Albany, OR

7.23

Medford, OR

7.00

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

5.86

North Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

4.78

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

4.43

Eugene, OR

4.42

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

4.16

Bend-Redmond, OR

4.03
Areas with the highest location quotient for Parking Lot Attendants, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

4.52

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

4.39

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

4.23

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

3.83

Urban Honolulu, HI

3.58

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

3.36

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division

3.05

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

2.86

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

2.73

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

2.54
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bridge and Lock Tenders, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Ocean City, NJ

56.49

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

29.20

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

17.22

Western Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

17.16

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

16.97

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

12.21

Baton Rouge, LA

10.09

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

7.84

West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

7.67

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

6.99
Areas with the highest location quotient for Ship Engineers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

129.52

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

47.48

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

30.25

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

27.65

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

15.40

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division

6.32

Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

6.14

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

5.36

Jacksonville, FL

4.55

Anchorage, AK

3.46
Areas with the highest location quotient for Motorboat Operators, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

115.62

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

40.36

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

15.81

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

10.47

Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

8.15

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

5.55

Jacksonville, FL

5.51

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

4.63

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

3.90

West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Delray Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

3.76
Areas with the highest location quotient for Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

152.57

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

34.31

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

28.82

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

22.67

Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

17.18

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

16.23

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

15.85

Lafayette, LA

13.54

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

9.79

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

9.76
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sailors and Marine Oilers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

102.33

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

44.83

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

43.52

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

32.48

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

22.82

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

19.37

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

12.91

Lafayette, LA

11.47

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division

9.83

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

8.37
Areas with the highest location quotient for Rail Transportation Workers, All Other, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

0.58

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

0.54

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

0.38

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

0.27
Areas with the highest location quotient for Subway and Streetcar Operators, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division

23.99

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

6.77

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

4.89

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

0.90

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

0.66
Areas with the highest location quotient for Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

1.64

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

1.17

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

0.02
Areas with the highest location quotient for Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

4.21

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

1.23

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

1.19

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

0.24

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

0.20

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

0.15
Areas with the highest location quotient for Rail Yard Engineers, Dinkey Operators, and Hostlers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

2.87

Detroit-Dearborn-Livonia, MI Metropolitan Division

2.14

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

1.95

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

1.41

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

0.82
Areas with the highest location quotient for Locomotive Engineers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Baton Rouge, LA

5.00

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

0.45

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division

0.44

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

0.35

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

0.05

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

0.05
Areas with the highest location quotient for Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

7.06

Fort Wayne, IN

6.39

Dover, DE

5.62

Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

4.49

Eugene, OR

4.38

Jefferson City, MO

4.36

Grants Pass, OR

4.31

Homosassa Springs, FL

3.94

Toledo, OH

3.82

East Washington nonmetropolitan area

3.79
Areas with the highest location quotient for Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

9.68

Rochester, MN

4.45

Waterbury, CT

4.08

Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, MA NECTA Division

4.00

Bismarck, ND

3.48

Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, MA-NH NECTA Division

3.43

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.11

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

2.96

Fond du Lac, WI

2.81

Cheyenne, WY

2.79
Areas with the highest location quotient for Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

2.87

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

2.75

Washington Parish, Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

2.04

Lynn-Saugus-Marblehead, MA NECTA Division

1.95

Waterbury, CT

1.82

Upper Eastern Shore of Maryland nonmetropolitan area

1.79

Muskegon, MI

1.73

North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

1.72

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

1.72

Manchester, NH

1.70
Areas with the highest location quotient for Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

6.92

Joplin, MO

4.47

Midland, TX

4.25

Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

3.80

Greeley, CO

3.76

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.66

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

3.65

Laredo, TX

3.58

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

3.47

Fort Smith, AR-OK

3.45
Areas with the highest location quotient for Driver/Sales Workers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Staunton-Waynesboro, VA

2.92

Lima, OH

2.92

Columbia, MO

2.89

Bowling Green, KY

2.70

Victoria, TX

2.59

Flint, MI

2.56

Longview, TX

2.47

Northwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.46

Springfield, MO

2.39

South Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

2.37
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bus Drivers, School or Special Client, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

East Central New York nonmetropolitan area

4.46

Beckley, WV

4.32

Johnstown, PA

4.23

Lebanon, PA

3.83

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

3.34

Goldsboro, NC

3.28

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

3.25

Washington Parish, Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

3.14

East Washington nonmetropolitan area

3.10

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

3.02
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

5.22

Urban Honolulu, HI

3.61

Northwest Washington nonmetropolitan area

3.17

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

3.09

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.73

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

2.60

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

2.27

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

2.18

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division

2.10

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

2.07
Areas with the highest location quotient for Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

San Germ n, PR

16.93

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

15.74

East Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

8.87

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

7.52

Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

7.24

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

6.85

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

6.72

Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

6.60

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

6.39

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

5.90
Areas with the highest location quotient for Flight Attendants, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division

5.24

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

4.63

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division

4.26

Anchorage, AK

3.46

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

3.40

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

3.01

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

2.89

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

2.79

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

2.75

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division

2.28
Areas with the highest location quotient for Airfield Operations Specialists, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

15.43

Anchorage, AK

7.16

Detroit-Dearborn-Livonia, MI Metropolitan Division

6.25

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

2.94

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

2.89

Gary, IN Metropolitan Division

2.80

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

2.79

Newark, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division

2.36

Salt Lake City, UT

2.00

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

1.74
Areas with the highest location quotient for Air Traffic Controllers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division

20.13

Anchorage, AK

9.59

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

7.60

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

7.06

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

5.48

Jacksonville, FL

4.13

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division

3.43

Cleveland-Elyria, OH

3.28

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN

3.17

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

3.06
Areas with the highest location quotient for Commercial Pilots, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

23.91

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

11.30

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

11.26

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

9.95

Savannah, GA

7.68

Grand Forks, ND-MN

7.53

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

7.15

Columbus, OH

6.04

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL

5.51

Fairbanks, AK

5.44
Areas with the highest location quotient for Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Anchorage, AK

15.55

Detroit-Dearborn-Livonia, MI Metropolitan Division

7.38

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

4.95

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division

4.27

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

3.68

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

3.60

Salt Lake City, UT

3.09

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

2.87

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

2.86

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

2.69
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Laredo, TX

3.87

Midland, TX

3.53

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.04

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

2.95

East Montana nonmetropolitan area

2.73

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.71

Farmington, NM

2.70

Northeast Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.69

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

2.67

Southwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.44
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

3.14

Southeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

2.99

North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.92

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

2.69

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.65

Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

2.57

Stockton-Lodi, CA

2.53

Far East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.47

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA

2.33

Hammond, LA

2.17
Areas with the highest location quotient for Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Anchorage, AK

12.04

Urban Honolulu, HI

3.71

Springfield, MA-CT

3.14

Salt Lake City, UT

2.73

St. Louis, MO-IL

2.60

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

2.55

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division

2.54

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division

2.51

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

2.41

Detroit-Dearborn-Livonia, MI Metropolitan Division

2.30
Areas with the highest location quotient for Transportation and Material Moving Occupations, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Cleveland, TN

2.51

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.24

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

2.17

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

2.15

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA

1.99

Dalton, GA

1.91

Lebanon, PA

1.78

Stockton-Lodi, CA

1.77

Staunton-Waynesboro, VA

1.74

Joplin, MO

1.73
Areas with the highest location quotient for Production Workers, All Other, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Kokomo, IN

42.16

Kankakee, IL

10.57

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

8.15

Decatur, IL

6.50

Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

6.42

Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

5.79

Rockford, IL

5.65

Albany, OR

5.34

Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area

5.26

Carbondale-Marion, IL

5.21
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Production Workers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Gadsden, AL

20.39

Southwest Kansas nonmetropolitan area

9.33

Gainesville, GA

5.85

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

5.80

Dalton, GA

5.34

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

5.18

Owensboro, KY

4.99

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

4.52

Fort Smith, AR-OK

4.39

Columbus, IN

4.29
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tire Builders, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

7.30

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA

3.91

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

3.50

Greensboro-High Point, NC

2.42

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR

2.30

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

2.28

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN

0.84

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

0.44

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

0.09
Areas with the highest location quotient for Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

32.90

Pine Bluff, AR

19.08

Gettysburg, PA

14.63

Sheboygan, WI

14.47

Green Bay, WI

10.29

Glens Falls, NY

10.06

Altoona, PA

9.17

Longview, WA

8.90

West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

8.40

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA

8.33
Areas with the highest location quotient for Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

10.86

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

7.87

Dover-Durham, NH-ME

5.52

North Northeastern Ohio non-metropolitan area (non-contiguous)

5.37

Johnstown, PA

4.89

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

4.74

Fond du Lac, WI

4.50

Napa, CA

4.43

Jonesboro, AR

4.05

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

4.03
Areas with the highest location quotient for Etchers and Engravers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Rapid City, SD

13.30

Appleton, WI

8.12

St. Cloud, MN

7.13

Reno, NV

5.95

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

5.16

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

3.97

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

3.82

Springfield, MA-CT

3.29

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

3.18

West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

3.02
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

65.45

Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

34.77

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

22.05

Joplin, MO

16.90

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

15.23

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

12.85

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

8.97

Southeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

8.46

Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

7.80

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

7.48
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area

13.07

Dover, DE

12.74

Salisbury, MD-DE

10.42

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

9.72

Kennewick-Richland, WA

8.73

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

7.34

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

6.89

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

6.87

Fort Smith, AR-OK

6.83

Salinas, CA

6.25
Areas with the highest location quotient for Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

South Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

17.34

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

13.46

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

11.74

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

10.62

Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

5.92

Toledo, OH

5.25

Medford, OR

4.96

Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

4.60

Winston-Salem, NC

4.48

Columbus, GA-AL

4.15
Areas with the highest location quotient for Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Anchorage, AK

3.27

New Bedford, MA

3.17

Haverhill-Newburyport-Amesbury Town, MA-NH NECTA Division

2.95

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA

2.93

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA

2.92

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

2.83

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

2.81

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL

2.58

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

2.43

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

2.27
Areas with the highest location quotient for Semiconductor Processors, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

19.38

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

13.11

Austin-Round Rock, TX

5.90

Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division

5.36

Greensboro-High Point, NC

4.81

Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

4.53

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

4.20

Albuquerque, NM

4.01

Oakland-Hayward-Berkeley, CA Metropolitan Division

2.93

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

2.89
Areas with the highest location quotient for Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

8.45

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

7.98

St. Joseph, MO-KS

7.81

Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area

7.73

Decatur, AL

7.12

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

6.03

St. Cloud, MN

5.65

Lexington-Fayette, KY

4.98

Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area

4.80

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

4.20
Areas with the highest location quotient for Painters, Transportation Equipment, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Warner Robins, GA

8.64

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

7.20

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

6.30

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA

6.10

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

6.02

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

5.78

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

5.20

Southern Ohio non-metropolitan area

4.90

South Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

4.65

Grand Junction, CO

4.64
Areas with the highest location quotient for Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

9.57

Grand Island, NE

7.65

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

7.18

Dalton, GA

6.42

Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH

6.34

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

6.20

Appleton, WI

6.03

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA

5.91

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.67

Mansfield, OH

5.30
Areas with the highest location quotient for Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Rocky Mount, NC

8.22

North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area

6.73

Southwest Idaho nonmetropolitan area

5.88

Decatur, IL

5.86

Fond du Lac, WI

5.66

Gettysburg, PA

5.53

Yakima, WA

5.49

Stockton-Lodi, CA

4.92

Cleveland, TN

4.87

Sheboygan, WI

4.55
Areas with the highest location quotient for Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

St. Cloud, MN

38.73

Rochester, NY

6.96

Alexandria, LA

5.88

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA

4.19

Colorado Springs, CO

3.75

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

3.36

Jonesboro, AR

3.24

Camden, NJ Metropolitan Division

3.18

Syracuse, NY

3.00

Boulder, CO

2.94
Areas with the highest location quotient for Medical Appliance Technicians, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Syracuse, NY

7.34

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

3.06

Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County, PA Metropolitan Division

2.94

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

2.94

Salisbury, MD-DE

2.76

Salt Lake City, UT

2.71

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

2.42

Pittsburgh, PA

2.40

Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, MD Metropolitan Division

2.16

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR

1.98
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dental Laboratory Technicians, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Salisbury, MD-DE

6.81

Gainesville, GA

6.30

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

6.19

Huntsville, AL

5.72

Southcentral Idaho nonmetropolitan area

4.36

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL

4.01

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

3.60

Coeur d'Alene, ID

3.48

Framingham, MA NECTA Division

3.17

Rapid City, SD

3.07
Areas with the highest location quotient for Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

11.44

Rapid City, SD

8.79

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

8.31

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

6.93

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

4.75

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

3.72

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

3.70

Santa Fe, NM

3.48

Albuquerque, NM

2.63

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

2.42
Areas with the highest location quotient for Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Auburn-Opelika, AL

4.53

Columbus, IN

4.00

Dalton, GA

3.66

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

3.55

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

3.48

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

3.47

Logan, UT-ID

3.22

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

3.16

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

3.09

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.03
Areas with the highest location quotient for Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Gary, IN Metropolitan Division

24.12

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

17.91

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

13.95

Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

13.90

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

10.28

Northwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

9.43

Southeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

9.28

Southwest Washington nonmetropolitan area

9.09

South Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

8.70

Northwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

8.17
Areas with the highest location quotient for Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

13.83

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

13.39

Northeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

13.37

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

12.74

Michigan City-La Porte, IN

11.59

Southeast Kansas nonmetropolitan area

8.73

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

7.93

Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

7.52

North Northeastern Ohio non-metropolitan area (non-contiguous)

6.91

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

6.64
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

9.48

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

8.10

East Washington nonmetropolitan area

7.02

Merced, CA

6.89

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

6.54

Macon, GA

6.34

Gadsden, AL

6.00

Wausau, WI

5.94

Fond du Lac, WI

5.91

Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

5.90
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cutters and Trimmers, Hand, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

38.12

Dalton, GA

15.68

Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

11.26

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

10.57

Bloomington, IN

10.26

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

10.17

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

9.15

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

8.41

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

7.86

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

7.52
Areas with the highest location quotient for Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Jonesboro, AR

7.22

Rome, GA

6.69

Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

5.10

Evansville, IN-KY

4.55

West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

4.48

Waco, TX

4.31

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

4.28

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

3.85

Michigan City-La Porte, IN

3.84

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

3.82
Areas with the highest location quotient for Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

12.91

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

9.10

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

7.49

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

7.32

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

7.13

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

5.61

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

5.48

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

5.18

Wichita Falls, TX

5.17

Fort Wayne, IN

4.65
Areas with the highest location quotient for Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

South Nevada nonmetropolitan area

22.30

North Nevada nonmetropolitan area

21.14

North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area

13.92

Southeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

10.00

Wausau, WI

9.63

Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

8.43

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

7.66

Altoona, PA

7.51

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

7.04

Madera, CA

6.65
Areas with the highest location quotient for Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Napa, CA

37.01

Far East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

23.60

Santa Rosa, CA

18.37

Walla Walla, WA

16.83

Jonesboro, AR

13.70

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

8.95

Southwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

8.62

Winston-Salem, NC

8.38

Lewiston, ID-WA

8.23

Southcentral Idaho nonmetropolitan area

7.87
Areas with the highest location quotient for Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Decatur, AL

14.30

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

13.39

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

11.88

Longview, TX

8.88

Longview, WA

8.63

Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

8.31

Charleston, WV

8.22

Evansville, IN-KY

7.60

Lake Charles, LA

6.73

Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ Metropolitan Division

6.32
Areas with the highest location quotient for Plant and System Operators, All Other, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

36.14

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

29.27

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

19.61

Southwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

15.98

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

13.97

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

10.66

Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

10.62

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

9.99

Lafayette, LA

9.53

Southern Ohio non-metropolitan area

8.13
Areas with the highest location quotient for Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

45.77

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

31.92

Central-Southeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

25.99

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

24.50

Midland, TX

22.33

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

20.57

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

18.39

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

17.69

Lake Charles, LA

16.47

Corpus Christi, TX

16.02
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gas Plant Operators, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

44.17

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

22.58

East Montana nonmetropolitan area

18.46

Northwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

17.64

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

17.26

Midland, TX

16.19

Charleston, WV

13.38

Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

11.80

Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

8.77

Southeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

8.03
Areas with the highest location quotient for Chemical Plant and System Operators, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Lake Charles, LA

41.36

Baton Rouge, LA

21.61

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

20.91

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

11.83

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

8.44

Spartanburg, SC

7.45

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

6.50

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

6.22

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

4.71

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

4.67
Areas with the highest location quotient for Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

6.12

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

5.94

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.93

Southwest Idaho nonmetropolitan area

5.73

Hill Country Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

5.24

Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

5.15

Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

5.11

North Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

5.08

North Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

5.08

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

5.08
Areas with the highest location quotient for Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Longview, WA

12.76

Cumberland, MD-WV

8.17

Far East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

7.70

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

5.03

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

4.89

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

4.59

Northeast Coastal

4.40

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

4.30

Carbondale-Marion, IL

4.26

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

4.25
Areas with the highest location quotient for Power Plant Operators, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

20.07

Central-Southeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

13.92

Northeast Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

11.74

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

11.39

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

10.86

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

10.01

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

9.29

Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

9.27

Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

9.08

Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

7.03
Areas with the highest location quotient for Power Distributors and Dispatchers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

15.72

East Washington nonmetropolitan area

11.94

Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

11.24

Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

8.43

Akron, OH

6.90

Northern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

5.18

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

4.97

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

4.76

Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

4.68

Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

4.23
Areas with the highest location quotient for Nuclear Power Reactor Operators, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

0.70

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

0.50
Areas with the highest location quotient for Woodworkers, All Other, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

30.33

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

16.68

South Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

16.32

Montgomery, AL

6.40

Eugene, OR

5.94

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA

5.60

El Paso, TX

5.31

Stockton-Lodi, CA

4.09

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

3.59

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

3.42
Areas with the highest location quotient for Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

20.16

Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

16.31

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

14.07

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

13.21

Southwest Washington nonmetropolitan area

12.34

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

10.78

Grants Pass, OR

9.03

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

7.95

North Northeastern Ohio non-metropolitan area (non-contiguous)

7.80

Morristown, TN

7.77
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

29.39

Northwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

24.59

Panhandle of Idaho nonmetropolitan area

23.66

Southwest Washington nonmetropolitan area

17.58

Big Thicket Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

17.56

Northwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

15.58

Longview, WA

15.19

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

14.71

Grants Pass, OR

14.17

South Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

13.66
Areas with the highest location quotient for Patternmakers, Wood, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

28.77

Detroit-Dearborn-Livonia, MI Metropolitan Division

10.93

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

4.38
Areas with the highest location quotient for Model Makers, Wood, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

105.76

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

0.41
Areas with the highest location quotient for Furniture Finishers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

34.71

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

29.42

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

16.86

Greensboro-High Point, NC

14.18

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

12.50

North Northeastern Ohio non-metropolitan area (non-contiguous)

9.39

Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

8.23

Lancaster, PA

6.72

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

5.33

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

5.08
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

15.08

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

9.44

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

9.44

Grants Pass, OR

7.51

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

7.27

Northwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

5.81

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

5.12

Sioux Falls, SD

5.02

Leominster-Gardner, MA

4.77

West Montana nonmetropolitan area

4.67
Areas with the highest location quotient for Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

38.65

Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

31.82

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

12.71

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

8.90

Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

7.10

Cleveland, TN

6.76

Dover-Durham, NH-ME

6.04

Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division

4.94

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

4.79

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

3.81
Areas with the highest location quotient for Upholsterers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

88.95

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

73.50

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

23.81

Greensboro-High Point, NC

15.11

Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

7.51

Reading, PA

5.65

Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

5.26

East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

4.67

Cleveland, TN

4.54

Ocala, FL

3.86
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

21.07

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

12.71

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

8.38

Greensboro-High Point, NC

7.59

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

6.84

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

5.08

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

3.76

Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

2.68

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division

2.64

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

1.82
Areas with the highest location quotient for Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

87.00

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

42.02

Rome, GA

28.60

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

18.82

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC

18.72

Columbia, SC

18.10

Spartanburg, SC

12.33

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

10.77

Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

9.04

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

8.42
Areas with the highest location quotient for Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

249.45

Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

83.82

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

81.91

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

46.74

Burlington, NC

39.37

Rome, GA

31.39

Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

22.11

Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area

20.91

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

18.38

Southeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

16.99
Areas with the highest location quotient for Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

165.63

Burlington, NC

71.22

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

45.80

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

28.15

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

28.06

Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area

27.25

Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

27.17

Spartanburg, SC

24.49

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

23.42

Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC

22.63
Areas with the highest location quotient for Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

61.04

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

24.64

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

20.91

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

20.61

Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area

16.72

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

15.71

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

12.85

Spartanburg, SC

10.91

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

9.54

Greensboro-High Point, NC

8.66
Areas with the highest location quotient for Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

94.80

Burlington, NC

65.81

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

42.58

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

38.22

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

34.46

Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area

19.10

Spartanburg, SC

16.62

Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

15.04

Greensboro-High Point, NC

14.33

Southeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

9.24
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Clarksville, TN-KY

5.59

Kalamazoo-Portage, MI

2.59

Reno, NV

2.42

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

2.41

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

1.94

Madison, WI

1.79

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

1.79

Colorado Springs, CO

1.72

Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC

1.70

Santa Rosa, CA

1.66
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sewers, Hand, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Chattanooga, TN-GA

4.04

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

3.99

Reading, PA

3.67

Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division

2.56

Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Division

2.50

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

2.24

Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

2.04

Greensboro-High Point, NC

1.88

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

1.81

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division

1.73
Areas with the highest location quotient for Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

0.95

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

0.73

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

0.62
Areas with the highest location quotient for Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

96.90

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

27.95

El Paso, TX

12.29

Coastal Plains Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

9.25

Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Division

5.70

Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

4.68

Lancaster, PA

2.49

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

1.55

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

1.47

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

1.45
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sewing Machine Operators, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

San Germ n, PR

72.90

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

14.40

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

12.99

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

12.39

Dalton, GA

10.24

New Bedford, MA

8.17

Mayagez, PR

7.49

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

6.39

Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

6.32

Greensboro-High Point, NC

5.99
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

New Bedford, MA

9.15

Sumter, SC

5.98

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

5.85

Wichita Falls, TX

4.50

Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

3.68

Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY

3.46

Midland, TX

3.22

Amarillo, TX

3.20

Corpus Christi, TX

2.91

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

2.88
Areas with the highest location quotient for Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area

4.34

Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, MA NECTA Division

3.51

Dothan, AL

3.40

Wasatch Back nonmetropolitan area

3.30

Lewiston, ID-WA

3.16

Rapid City, SD

2.98

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

2.79

Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC

2.78

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV

2.76

Hot Springs, AR

2.72
Areas with the highest location quotient for Print Binding and Finishing Workers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

9.01

Lancaster, PA

8.84

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

8.32

Green Bay, WI

6.90

East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

6.85

Sheboygan, WI

6.36

Appleton, WI

5.64

St. Cloud, MN

4.77

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

4.42

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

4.40
Areas with the highest location quotient for Printing Press Operators, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Lawrence, KS

9.67

Green Bay, WI

5.87

Mankato-North Mankato, MN

5.76

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

5.35

East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

4.96

Dalton, GA

4.95

Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area

3.95

Altoona, PA

3.86

Leominster-Gardner, MA

3.55

Lancaster, PA

3.31
Areas with the highest location quotient for Prepress Technicians and Workers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Green Bay, WI

8.05

Mankato-North Mankato, MN

5.71

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

4.44

Lynchburg, VA

4.05

East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

4.00

Appleton, WI

3.91

Ames, IA

3.49

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

3.44

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN

3.37

Lancaster, PA

3.28
Areas with the highest location quotient for Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Dover-Durham, NH-ME

14.66

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

12.70

Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division

9.06

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

7.38

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

7.19

Cedar Rapids, IA

6.61

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA

6.55

Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

6.53

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

6.44

Saginaw, MI

4.75
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Virginia nonmetropolitan area

27.73

Southwest Washington nonmetropolitan area

20.41

Longview, WA

14.25

Panhandle of Idaho nonmetropolitan area

13.51

South Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

12.53

Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

10.71

Eugene, OR

10.69

Saginaw, MI

10.26

Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

8.83

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

7.30
Areas with the highest location quotient for Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Monroe, MI

22.38

Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH

11.72

Lincoln, NE

8.48

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

7.96

Gary, IN Metropolitan Division

7.03

Muskegon, MI

6.82

Columbus, IN

6.76

Elmira, NY

6.18

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

5.90

Odessa, TX

4.94
Areas with the highest location quotient for Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Wichita, KS

31.58

Mobile, AL

25.29

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

11.21

Dothan, AL

9.83

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

8.67

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

6.81

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

4.75

Urban Honolulu, HI

2.89

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

2.41

Chattanooga, TN-GA

2.08
Areas with the highest location quotient for Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Rockford, IL

11.65

Jackson, MI

10.67

Fort Wayne, IN

10.39

Columbus, IN

9.92

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

9.63

Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

9.49

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

8.59

Peoria, IL

7.44

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

7.03

Muskegon, MI

6.87
Areas with the highest location quotient for Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Clarksville, TN-KY

14.39

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

13.65

Morristown, TN

8.28

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

7.97

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

7.91

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

7.55

East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

7.49

Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

6.56

Tuscaloosa, AL

6.43

Decatur, AL

6.38
Areas with the highest location quotient for Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

8.15

Longview, TX

7.79

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

6.74

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

5.85

Odessa, TX

5.70

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

5.60

Casper, WY

5.47

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.16

Lafayette, LA

5.01

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

5.00
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tool and Die Makers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Kokomo, IN

15.24

Bay City, MI

13.58

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

12.28

Waterbury, CT

11.12

Columbus, IN

9.61

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

8.28

Rockford, IL

7.87

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

7.86

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

7.46

Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division

7.17
Areas with the highest location quotient for Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Mansfield, OH

14.49

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

14.17

Sumter, SC

13.15

Lima, OH

11.72

Dubuque, IA

10.45

Sheboygan, WI

9.64

North Northeastern Ohio non-metropolitan area (non-contiguous)

8.90

Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

8.76

Appleton, WI

8.62

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

8.00
Areas with the highest location quotient for Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

10.40

North Northeastern Ohio non-metropolitan area (non-contiguous)

10.00

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

9.74

Evansville, IN-KY

9.26

Burlington, NC

6.87

Fort Wayne, IN

6.75

West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

6.25

Columbus, IN

5.77

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

5.55

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

5.38
Areas with the highest location quotient for Foundry Mold and Coremakers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Muskegon, MI

20.25

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

18.44

Sheboygan, WI

15.75

Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division

11.76

Canton-Massillon, OH

11.58

West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

10.29

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

9.43

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

9.10

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

8.46

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

7.56
Areas with the highest location quotient for Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Muskegon, MI

100.82

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

20.90

Appleton, WI

19.46

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA

14.93

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

12.95

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

12.75

North Northeastern Ohio non-metropolitan area (non-contiguous)

10.26

Lancaster, PA

9.44

Akron, OH

7.76

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

7.63
Areas with the highest location quotient for Model Makers, Metal and Plastic, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

North Northeastern Ohio non-metropolitan area (non-contiguous)

8.16

Detroit-Dearborn-Livonia, MI Metropolitan Division

6.55

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

6.31

Rochester, MN

5.98

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

4.48

Fort Wayne, IN

3.74

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

3.24

Chattanooga, TN-GA

3.06

Dayton, OH

2.91

New Haven, CT

2.41
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pourers and Casters, Metal, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Lancaster, PA

13.95

Evansville, IN-KY

13.52

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

11.17

Southern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

10.84

Fort Wayne, IN

10.36

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

9.50

Muskegon, MI

9.21

Reading, PA

7.51

West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

5.79

Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

5.68
Areas with the highest location quotient for Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Gary, IN Metropolitan Division

42.12

Mobile, AL

26.63

Muskegon, MI

24.67

Evansville, IN-KY

11.80

Salt Lake City, UT

8.53

Sheboygan, WI

7.33

Canton-Massillon, OH

7.00

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

6.92

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

5.18

Southern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

5.15
Areas with the highest location quotient for Machinists, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

6.39

Monroe, MI

6.18

Rockford, IL

5.48

Elmira, NY

5.15

Muskegon, MI

5.09

Jackson, MI

4.37

Odessa, TX

4.03

Sheboygan, WI

4.00

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

3.95

Sumter, SC

3.81
Areas with the highest location quotient for Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

11.46

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

6.71

Springfield, MA-CT

6.22

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

5.62

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

4.99

York-Hanover, PA

4.83

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

4.77

Lynchburg, VA

4.73

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

4.65

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

4.60
Areas with the highest location quotient for Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Columbus, IN

14.97

Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

13.26

Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

12.36

Burlington, NC

10.51

Northern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

7.28

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

6.16

Asheville, NC

5.78

Southeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

5.75

Battle Creek, MI

5.27

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

5.24
Areas with the highest location quotient for Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

10.09

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

9.69

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

6.70

Muskegon, MI

6.00

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

5.88

Rockford, IL

5.76

Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

5.47

Elmira, NY

5.22

Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

5.05

Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

4.62
Areas with the highest location quotient for Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

South Nevada nonmetropolitan area

11.57

Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area

10.98

Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

9.05

Northern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

8.09

Tulsa, OK

7.80

Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA

7.40

West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

7.40

Muskegon, MI

7.07

Rockford, IL

6.26

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

4.60
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Mansfield, OH

9.62

Terre Haute, IN

8.37

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

7.52

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

6.73

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

6.42

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

6.40

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

6.22

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

5.22

Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

5.13

Auburn-Opelika, AL

5.08
Areas with the highest location quotient for Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Gary, IN Metropolitan Division

51.97

Owensboro, KY

12.10

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA

9.54

Detroit-Dearborn-Livonia, MI Metropolitan Division

9.09

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

8.74

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

7.56

Northeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

7.22

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

6.96

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

6.29

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

4.95
Areas with the highest location quotient for Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Columbus, IN

49.85

Bowling Green, KY

12.88

Northern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

10.43

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

9.90

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

8.84

Rockford, IL

7.56

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

7.45

Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division

7.01

Erie, PA

6.27

Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

5.47
Areas with the highest location quotient for Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

12.73

Terre Haute, IN

9.11

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

8.90

Leominster-Gardner, MA

8.67

Janesville-Beloit, WI

7.72

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

7.63

Waterbury, CT

7.31

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

7.17

Fort Wayne, IN

7.10

Southern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

7.07
Areas with the highest location quotient for Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Jackson, MI

9.41

Rockford, IL

7.16

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA

6.74

Odessa, TX

6.41

Waterbury, CT

5.81

Wichita, KS

5.69

Racine, WI

5.55

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

5.52

Elmira, NY

5.50

Janesville-Beloit, WI

5.25
Areas with the highest location quotient for Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Columbus, IN

19.08

Jackson, MI

9.98

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

9.33

Dubuque, IA

9.31

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

7.87

North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

7.76

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

7.72

Janesville-Beloit, WI

7.44

West Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

7.42

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

6.80
Areas with the highest location quotient for Food Processing Workers, All Other, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

44.12

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

16.12

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

15.67

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

13.05

North Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

12.35

Southwest Kansas nonmetropolitan area

11.56

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

10.27

Fort Smith, AR-OK

8.96

Salisbury, MD-DE

8.36

Southeast Idaho nonmetropolitan area

5.80
Areas with the highest location quotient for Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Joplin, MO

21.69

North Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

13.51

Janesville-Beloit, WI

9.72

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

8.26

Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area

7.87

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

7.08

York-Hanover, PA

6.83

Fond du Lac, WI

6.83

Williamsport, PA

5.56

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

5.20
Areas with the highest location quotient for Food Batchmakers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Logan, UT-ID

17.84

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

14.84

Sheboygan, WI

9.78

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

9.44

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

6.78

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

6.31

Joplin, MO

5.93

Appleton, WI

5.03

Gettysburg, PA

4.98

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

4.68
Areas with the highest location quotient for Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Idaho nonmetropolitan area

49.65

Far East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

13.18

Joplin, MO

10.78

Southcentral Idaho nonmetropolitan area

10.18

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

9.55

Chico, CA

9.24

Greensboro-High Point, NC

8.19

Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

7.76

Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

7.50

Grand Forks, ND-MN

7.15
Areas with the highest location quotient for Slaughterers and Meat Packers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Kansas nonmetropolitan area

35.84

Amarillo, TX

15.57

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

13.82

Southeast Kansas nonmetropolitan area

11.14

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

11.03

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

10.67

West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

9.10

North Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

8.55

Gainesville, GA

7.06

Salisbury, MD-DE

6.75
Areas with the highest location quotient for Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Kansas nonmetropolitan area

42.92

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

36.95

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

27.82

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

25.20

Harrisonburg, VA

24.84

Northeast Virginia nonmetropolitan area

24.68

Gainesville, GA

24.09

Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

19.93

Northeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

19.77

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

16.27
Areas with the highest location quotient for Butchers and Meat Cutters, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Big Thicket Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

8.27

The Villages, FL

5.16

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

3.77

Washington Parish, Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

3.71

Merced, CA

3.69

Hinesville, GA

3.52

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

3.51

Ponce, PR

3.33

North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.20

Lebanon, PA

3.13
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bakers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

4.30

West Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

4.24

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

3.92

Rocky Mount, NC

3.59

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

3.30

Arecibo, PR

2.99

Southwest Washington nonmetropolitan area

2.75

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

2.65

Abilene, TX

2.62

North Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

2.55
Areas with the highest location quotient for Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

17.16

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

11.62

New Bern, NC

8.81

Lexington-Fayette, KY

8.53

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

8.32

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

8.10

North Northeastern Ohio non-metropolitan area (non-contiguous)

5.51

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

4.54

Springfield, OH

4.40

Albany, OR

4.21
Areas with the highest location quotient for Timing Device Assemblers and Adjusters, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

1.50

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

1.09
Areas with the highest location quotient for Team Assemblers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

15.35

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

8.15

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

7.85

Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN

7.56

Tuscaloosa, AL

7.55

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

7.54

Spartanburg, SC

6.40

Battle Creek, MI

6.33

Columbus, IN

5.99

Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY

5.92
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

71.44

North Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

23.37

Port St. Lucie, FL

17.32

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

13.63

Joplin, MO

11.53

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

10.74

Northeast Coastal

10.10

East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

9.60

Killeen-Temple, TX

8.33

Bellingham, WA

7.67
Areas with the highest location quotient for Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

10.28

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

8.20

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

7.33

Mansfield, OH

6.78

Northwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

6.01

Saginaw, MI

5.87

Winchester, VA-WV

5.76

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

5.61

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

5.27

Elmira, NY

5.21
Areas with the highest location quotient for Engine and Other Machine Assemblers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Lima, OH

22.96

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

16.20

Huntsville, AL

10.18

Toledo, OH

9.26

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

7.96

Fort Collins, CO

7.30

Dayton, OH

6.16

Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

5.16

Fargo, ND-MN

5.08

Springfield, MO

4.96
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

West Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

16.51

Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

15.64

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

11.94

Danbury, CT

11.60

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

10.70

Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division

9.05

Pittsfield, MA

8.76

Dover-Durham, NH-ME

8.56

Southwest New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

7.47

York-Hanover, PA

5.83
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

5.39

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

4.95

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL

4.82

Logan, UT-ID

4.79

Binghamton, NY

4.76

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.45

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

4.41

Central New York nonmetropolitan area

4.37

State College, PA

4.04

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

3.90
Areas with the highest location quotient for Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

9.07

Lynchburg, VA

8.47

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

7.88

Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

7.31

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

7.07

Johnson City, TN

6.27

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

5.51

Wausau, WI

4.40

Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area

4.21

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

4.12
Areas with the highest location quotient for Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Division

3.80

Jacksonville, FL

1.67

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

1.59

Bend-Redmond, OR

1.54

Huntsville, AL

1.27

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD

1.25

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

1.11

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

0.91

Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

0.84

Salt Lake City, UT

0.80
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

3.35

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

3.28

Columbus, IN

3.24

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

3.12

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

3.05

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

2.88

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

2.87

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

2.86

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

2.74

Battle Creek, MI

2.70
Areas with the highest location quotient for Production Occupations, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

5.32

West Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

4.02

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

3.94

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

3.80

Dalton, GA

3.59

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

3.34

Columbus, IN

3.11

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

3.07

Sheboygan, WI

2.97

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

2.96
Areas with the highest location quotient for Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

13.43

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

9.19

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

4.58

North Nevada nonmetropolitan area

4.45

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

4.35

Hammond, LA

3.93

Portsmouth, NH-ME

3.90

Lebanon, PA

3.87

Hattiesburg, MS

3.06

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

3.04
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Odessa, TX

4.86

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

4.74

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

4.63

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.46

Arizona nonmetropolitan area

3.80

Lafayette, LA

3.72

Farmington, NM

3.68

Coastal Plains Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

3.63

Victoria, TX

3.37

Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

3.18
Areas with the highest location quotient for Signal and Track Switch Repairers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Baton Rouge, LA

6.51

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

1.02

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division

0.95

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

0.86

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division

0.62

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

0.52
Areas with the highest location quotient for Riggers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

93.22

Lafayette, LA

43.74

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

43.07

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

31.24

Odessa, TX

13.17

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

11.10

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

9.91

Victoria, TX

9.43

Baton Rouge, LA

8.08

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

7.04
Areas with the highest location quotient for Locksmiths and Safe Repairers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Killeen-Temple, TX

6.01

Warner Robins, GA

4.50

Bend-Redmond, OR

4.31

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

3.80

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

3.54

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL

3.49

Colorado Springs, CO

3.06

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

2.80

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

2.63

Springfield, IL

2.63
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fabric Menders, Except Garment, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

168.64

Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

10.58

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

2.96
Areas with the highest location quotient for Commercial Divers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

24.13

Mobile, AL

9.90

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

8.35

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

2.85

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

2.63

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

2.11

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

0.34

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

0.24
Areas with the highest location quotient for Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

5.20

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

5.11

Reno, NV

5.05

West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

4.97

South Nevada nonmetropolitan area

4.60

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

4.56

Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

4.35

East Stroudsburg, PA

4.17

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL

3.78

Springfield, IL

3.70
Areas with the highest location quotient for Wind Turbine Service Technicians, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Central-Southeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

102.63

Central Washington nonmetropolitan area

73.22

Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

48.73

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

28.72

Bakersfield, CA

12.10

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

6.53
Areas with the highest location quotient for Maintenance and Repair Workers, General, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

West Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

2.87

Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.69

Lake Charles, LA

2.37

North Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

2.30

State College, PA

2.27

Southwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.25

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

2.21

Morgantown, WV

2.20

North Nevada nonmetropolitan area

2.13

Central Washington nonmetropolitan area

2.10
Areas with the highest location quotient for Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Decatur, AL

10.08

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

7.97

Portsmouth, NH-ME

6.47

Kennewick-Richland, WA

5.40

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

5.06

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

4.83

Albuquerque, NM

4.55

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

4.16

Camden, NJ Metropolitan Division

3.88

Topeka, KS

3.70
Areas with the highest location quotient for Watch Repairers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

1.29

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

1.15
Areas with the highest location quotient for Musical Instrument Repairers and Tuners, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Tacoma-Lakewood, WA Metropolitan Division

7.32

Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

5.70

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

4.42

Montgomery, AL

3.78

Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, MD Metropolitan Division

3.45

West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

2.77

St. Louis, MO-IL

2.35

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

2.22

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD

1.69

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN

1.59
Areas with the highest location quotient for Medical Equipment Repairers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Port St. Lucie, FL

5.79

Pueblo, CO

3.68

Gainesville, FL

3.65

Taunton-Middleborough-Norton, MA NECTA Division

3.60

Rochester, MN

3.43

Sioux Falls, SD

3.22

Peabody-Salem-Beverly, MA NECTA Division

3.10

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

3.07

Jacksonville, FL

3.02

Morgantown, WV

2.91
Areas with the highest location quotient for Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

19.37

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

3.81

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

3.54

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

3.18

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

2.65

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division

2.03

Detroit-Dearborn-Livonia, MI Metropolitan Division

1.72

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

1.70

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

1.67

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

1.66
Areas with the highest location quotient for Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Upper Eastern Shore of Maryland nonmetropolitan area

7.12

Mayagez, PR

5.16

Bangor, ME

3.91

Mansfield, OH

3.57

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

3.25

Northeast Kansas nonmetropolitan area

3.21

Ponce, PR

2.97

Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

2.90

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

2.74

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

2.63
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Sumter, SC

9.26

Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

8.13

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

7.28

East Montana nonmetropolitan area

5.84

Spartanburg, SC

5.38

Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area

5.18

Southwest Kansas nonmetropolitan area

5.05

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

4.96

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

4.67

Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

4.65
Areas with the highest location quotient for Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

3.58

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

3.57

Pittsburgh, PA

2.90
Areas with the highest location quotient for Millwrights, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Longview, WA

18.95

Southwest Washington nonmetropolitan area

13.18

Florence, SC

13.05

Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

12.13

Alexandria, LA

11.79

North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area

7.80

Albany, OR

6.91

Panhandle of Idaho nonmetropolitan area

6.90

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

6.68

Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area

6.60
Areas with the highest location quotient for Maintenance Workers, Machinery, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

12.47

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

6.88

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

6.45

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

6.13

Odessa, TX

5.89

Sheboygan, WI

5.62

Logan, UT-ID

5.55

Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

5.51

Southeast Idaho nonmetropolitan area

4.78

Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

4.61
Areas with the highest location quotient for Industrial Machinery Mechanics, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

West Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

9.11

Gary, IN Metropolitan Division

6.48

North Nevada nonmetropolitan area

6.13

Farmington, NM

5.84

Dalton, GA

5.76

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

5.25

Casper, WY

5.24

Odessa, TX

4.90

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

4.86

Midland, TX

4.64
Areas with the highest location quotient for Home Appliance Repairers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Upper Eastern Shore of Maryland nonmetropolitan area

6.91

Iowa City, IA

5.10

Harrisonburg, VA

4.39

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

3.46

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

3.44

Punta Gorda, FL

3.36

Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

2.96

York-Hanover, PA

2.94

Tallahassee, FL

2.91

Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

2.85
Areas with the highest location quotient for Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

3.89

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

3.80

Northwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

2.99

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

2.93

Punta Gorda, FL

2.80

Salisbury, MD-DE

2.79

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

2.39

Carson City, NV

2.39

Lima, OH

2.37

Manhattan, KS

2.32
Areas with the highest location quotient for Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Farmington, NM

15.53

New Bern, NC

13.59

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

12.40

Longview, TX

10.86

Odessa, TX

8.26

Coastal Plains Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

7.56

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

7.38

Northeast Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

6.88

San Angelo, TX

6.44

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

5.24
Areas with the highest location quotient for Mechanical Door Repairers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

3.63

Akron, OH

2.96

Amarillo, TX

2.92

Tulsa, OK

2.90

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

2.44

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

2.16

Corpus Christi, TX

2.12

Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area

2.11

Jacksonville, FL

1.99

Appleton, WI

1.95
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tire Repairers and Changers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Far East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.76

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

5.13

Grand Island, NE

4.90

Central Washington nonmetropolitan area

4.85

Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area

4.42

Northwest Kansas nonmetropolitan area

4.38

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

3.60

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

3.58

Panhandle of Idaho nonmetropolitan area

3.56

Southwest Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.49
Areas with the highest location quotient for Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

51.45

Coeur d'Alene, ID

9.34

St. Cloud, MN

8.84

Kennewick-Richland, WA

7.18

Grand Junction, CO

6.33

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

4.98

Southern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

3.74

Rockford, IL

3.24

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

3.06

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

2.58
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bicycle Repairers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

12.76

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

9.26

Chico, CA

8.53

San Rafael, CA Metropolitan Division

8.47

Southwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

6.16

Portsmouth, NH-ME

5.03

Pittsburgh, PA

4.54

Appleton, WI

4.06

Kalamazoo-Portage, MI

3.67

Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA

2.88
Areas with the highest location quotient for Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Ocala, FL

7.66

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

5.68

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

5.39

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

4.81

Racine, WI

4.74

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

4.64

Morristown, TN

4.64

Hot Springs, AR

4.62

Lynchburg, VA

4.27

Grand Forks, ND-MN

4.25
Areas with the highest location quotient for Motorcycle Mechanics, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Glens Falls, NY

11.79

Bay City, MI

9.81

Dover-Durham, NH-ME

8.71

Punta Gorda, FL

7.37

Missoula, MT

7.08

Decatur, IL

6.45

Northwest Kansas nonmetropolitan area

6.42

Rapid City, SD

5.21

Grand Junction, CO

4.49

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

4.04
Areas with the highest location quotient for Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

New Bern, NC

24.15

Garrett County, Maryland nonmetropolitan area

20.45

Barnstable Town, MA

16.02

Upper Eastern Shore of Maryland nonmetropolitan area

15.90

Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

14.28

Watertown-Fort Drum, NY

13.47

Port St. Lucie, FL

10.23

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

10.11

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

9.33

Northeast Virginia nonmetropolitan area

8.44
Areas with the highest location quotient for Rail Car Repairers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

17.92

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

7.98

Gary, IN Metropolitan Division

7.87

Longview, TX

4.76

North Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

4.55

Baton Rouge, LA

3.78

Kansas City, MO-KS

3.06

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division

2.71

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

2.30

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

2.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

North Nevada nonmetropolitan area

31.61

Texarkana, TX-AR

22.36

Northeast Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

14.60

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

13.73

Casper, WY

8.03

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

7.83

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

7.48

Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

7.17

Odessa, TX

6.51

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

6.32
Areas with the highest location quotient for Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

East Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

26.57

Far East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

26.04

Northwest Kansas nonmetropolitan area

25.00

Southeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

22.22

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

19.41

Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

19.26

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

19.04

Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

18.74

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

17.72

Southwest Kansas nonmetropolitan area

17.17
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

6.09

Northeast Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

5.96

Casper, WY

5.65

East Montana nonmetropolitan area

4.85

North Nevada nonmetropolitan area

4.79

Odessa, TX

3.42

Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

3.34

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

3.22

Farmington, NM

3.22

Arizona nonmetropolitan area

3.16
Areas with the highest location quotient for Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Garrett County, Maryland nonmetropolitan area

2.82

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV

2.25

Punta Gorda, FL

2.20

Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

2.13

Carson City, NV

2.02

Burlington, NC

1.99

Homosassa Springs, FL

1.98

Southwest Idaho nonmetropolitan area

1.95

Panama City, FL

1.87

Farmington, NM

1.86
Areas with the highest location quotient for Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Wheeling, WV-OH

9.45

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

5.48

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

5.42

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

4.95

Jonesboro, AR

4.87

Columbus, OH

4.69

Fort Smith, AR-OK

4.15

Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN

4.02

Yakima, WA

4.00

Tucson, AZ

3.74
Areas with the highest location quotient for Automotive Body and Related Repairers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

3.73

Far East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.60

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

2.88

West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

2.77

Michigan City-La Porte, IN

2.63

Upper Eastern Shore of Maryland nonmetropolitan area

2.55

Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

2.30

Amarillo, TX

2.30

Rapid City, SD

2.22

Mobile, AL

2.22
Areas with the highest location quotient for Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

California-Lexington Park, MD

26.49

Warner Robins, GA

18.01

New Bern, NC

16.81

Wichita Falls, TX

8.55

Killeen-Temple, TX

7.18

Savannah, GA

7.00

Corpus Christi, TX

6.70

Border Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

6.62

South Nevada nonmetropolitan area

5.65

Great Falls, MT

5.54
Areas with the highest location quotient for Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Lubbock, TX

3.44

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

3.10

Manchester, NH

3.03

Amarillo, TX

2.94

West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Delray Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

2.91

Akron, OH

2.78

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

2.74

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

2.47

Fort Smith, AR-OK

2.32

Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

2.31
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL

6.19

Lubbock, TX

4.38

Raleigh, NC

4.37

Tucson, AZ

4.31

Coeur d'Alene, ID

4.16

Lawton, OK

3.97

Port St. Lucie, FL

3.89

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

3.89

Sioux Falls, SD

3.53

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

3.33
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

71.68

Killeen-Temple, TX

15.77

Fayetteville, NC

7.88

College Station-Bryan, TX

7.57

Bismarck, ND

5.78

Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Division

5.61

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

3.10

Lafayette, LA

2.77

Nassau County-Suffolk County, NY Metropolitan Division

2.62

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

2.61
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Decatur, AL

19.01

Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

8.50

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

8.17

Macon, GA

7.75

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

5.67

Mobile, AL

5.02

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

4.84

Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ Metropolitan Division

4.57

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

4.41

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

4.11
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

East Stroudsburg, PA

36.91

Warner Robins, GA

27.12

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

7.77

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

7.43

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

6.39

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

5.94

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

4.43

Portland-South Portland, ME

4.05

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.90

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

3.83
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Reno, NV

8.63

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

4.72

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

4.35

Oakland-Hayward-Berkeley, CA Metropolitan Division

3.62

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

2.84

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

2.19

Kansas City, MO-KS

2.07

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

2.02

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division

1.66

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

1.44
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

5.71

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

5.69

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

5.40

Prescott, AZ

4.88

Lake Charles, LA

3.71

Boise City, ID

3.65

Montgomery, AL

3.60

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

3.56

York-Hanover, PA

3.22

Mobile, AL

3.17
Areas with the highest location quotient for Avionics Technicians, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

24.67

Savannah, GA

19.68

Wichita, KS

17.49

Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA

12.75

Huntsville, AL

10.72

California-Lexington Park, MD

9.01

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division

6.30

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

5.47

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

5.41

Oklahoma City, OK

4.78
Areas with the highest location quotient for Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Manchester, NH

3.77

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.69

Saginaw, MI

3.12

Longview, WA

2.77

Cheyenne, WY

2.75

Corpus Christi, TX

2.73

Dover-Durham, NH-ME

2.54

Fond du Lac, WI

2.51

Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

2.49

Albany, GA

2.47
Areas with the highest location quotient for Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Charleston-North Charleston, SC

8.19

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

6.56

Evansville, IN-KY

5.96

Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

5.61

Midland, TX

4.96

Wausau, WI

4.74

North Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

4.71

Jefferson City, MO

4.18

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

4.12

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

3.64
Areas with the highest location quotient for Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

3.42

Eau Claire, WI

3.19

Framingham, MA NECTA Division

3.10

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN

3.07

Montgomery, AL

2.94

Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division

2.76

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

2.58

Panhandle of Idaho nonmetropolitan area

2.58

Austin-Round Rock, TX

2.44

Reno, NV

2.43
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

3.17

North Nevada nonmetropolitan area

2.67

Northeast Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.56

Far East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.47

Southwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.28

Warner Robins, GA

2.18

Farmington, NM

2.05

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.02

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

2.00

Texarkana, TX-AR

1.99
Areas with the highest location quotient for Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

North Nevada nonmetropolitan area

2.78

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.12

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

2.03

Northeast Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.02

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

1.97

Texarkana, TX-AR

1.95

New Bern, NC

1.91

Odessa, TX

1.89

Southwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

1.83

Farmington, NM

1.83
Areas with the highest location quotient for Extraction Workers, All Other, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

33.09

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

4.43

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

2.92
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Extraction Workers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

North Nevada nonmetropolitan area

52.19

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

38.22

Border Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

36.96

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

33.76

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

33.12

Farmington, NM

29.90

Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

21.63

Odessa, TX

21.17

Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

20.85

Victoria, TX

20.35
Areas with the highest location quotient for Roustabouts, Oil and Gas, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

114.50

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

41.48

Odessa, TX

40.83

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

35.69

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

35.65

Coastal Plains Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

35.24

Midland, TX

31.79

Greeley, CO

31.47

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

28.80

Casper, WY

26.35
Areas with the highest location quotient for Roof Bolters, Mining, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

139.16

Beckley, WV

127.03

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

84.23

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

79.67

Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

48.14

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

37.28

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

21.94

Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

19.75

Southwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

17.39

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

3.32
Areas with the highest location quotient for Rock Splitters, Quarry, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

West Montana nonmetropolitan area

67.76

Northern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

49.43

Prescott, AZ

46.03

Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

30.27

Athens-Clarke County, GA

24.84

Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

23.34

Fort Smith, AR-OK

12.69

Killeen-Temple, TX

11.57

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division

1.55

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

1.47
Areas with the highest location quotient for Mining Machine Operators, All Other, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

34.57

Lafayette, LA

25.96

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

25.40

Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

13.72
Areas with the highest location quotient for Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

North Nevada nonmetropolitan area

464.50

Beckley, WV

42.27

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

19.62

Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

14.21

Charlottesville, VA

12.10

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

11.32

Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area

8.13

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

2.70

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

0.90

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

0.26
Areas with the highest location quotient for Continuous Mining Machine Operators, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

North Nevada nonmetropolitan area

319.40

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

86.77

Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

78.25

Southwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

32.52

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

31.57

Charleston, WV

27.40

Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area

15.46

Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

12.17

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

11.35

Canton-Massillon, OH

11.23
Areas with the highest location quotient for Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

88.56

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

32.71

North Nevada nonmetropolitan area

31.21

Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Division

11.17

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

10.45

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

6.90

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

4.11

Knoxville, TN

3.98

Framingham, MA NECTA Division

3.52

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

3.36
Areas with the highest location quotient for Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

North Nevada nonmetropolitan area

93.28

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

21.86

Central-Southeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

20.78

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

13.78

South Nevada nonmetropolitan area

11.59

Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

10.46

Northern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

10.23

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

9.26

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

8.59

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

7.89
Areas with the highest location quotient for Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

55.45

Midland, TX

55.26

Odessa, TX

54.05

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

45.70

Greeley, CO

41.04

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

32.60

Casper, WY

30.49

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

29.50

Farmington, NM

28.80

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

28.15
Areas with the highest location quotient for Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

99.20

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

40.05

Midland, TX

32.45

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

30.55

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

30.16

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

28.58

Casper, WY

25.37

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

23.15

Lafayette, LA

19.25

Odessa, TX

18.62
Areas with the highest location quotient for Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

105.87

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

56.96

Farmington, NM

48.18

Northeast Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

46.89

Odessa, TX

39.13

Abilene, TX

27.28

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

20.29

Southwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

17.21

Bakersfield, CA

16.95

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

14.41
Areas with the highest location quotient for Construction and Related Workers, All Other, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Midland, TX

10.81

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL

8.72

Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area

6.96

Port St. Lucie, FL

6.74

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

6.63

Tallahassee, FL

6.56

Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

6.40

Homosassa Springs, FL

6.07

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

6.05

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

5.92
Areas with the highest location quotient for Segmental Pavers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

10.22
Areas with the highest location quotient for Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

8.80

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

7.27

Odessa, TX

6.55

Southwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

6.52

Carbondale-Marion, IL

4.26

Southcentral Idaho nonmetropolitan area

3.94

Spartanburg, SC

3.85

Worcester, MA-CT

3.79

Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

3.75

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

3.71
Areas with the highest location quotient for Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Baton Rouge, LA

6.21

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

5.47

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

3.13

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

2.24

Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

2.07

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

1.98

Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division

1.52

Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division

1.41

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division

1.21

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

1.08
Areas with the highest location quotient for Highway Maintenance Workers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Guayama, PR

17.83

East Central New York nonmetropolitan area

10.68

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

9.81

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

8.96

Northwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

8.31

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

8.26

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

7.98

Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area

7.79

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

7.78

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

7.53
Areas with the highest location quotient for Hazardous Materials Removal Workers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Idaho Falls, ID

30.34

Los Alamos County, New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

20.34

Kennewick-Richland, WA

13.44

Haverhill-Newburyport-Amesbury Town, MA-NH NECTA Division

9.99

Portsmouth, NH-ME

6.41

Lawrence-Methuen Town-Salem, MA-NH NECTA Division

5.69

Anchorage, AK

5.13

Corpus Christi, TX

4.50

Amarillo, TX

4.35

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

4.18
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fence Erectors, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Lake Charles, LA

10.71

Southwest Montana nonmetropolitan area

10.41

Flagstaff, AZ

5.48

Chico, CA

4.98

Ocala, FL

4.11

Cedar Rapids, IA

3.64

Corpus Christi, TX

3.09

Akron, OH

2.20

Kansas City, MO-KS

2.11

Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

1.92
Areas with the highest location quotient for Elevator Installers and Repairers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

3.71

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

3.57

Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

3.32

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

2.88

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division

2.74

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

2.68

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

2.68

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division

2.33

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

2.33

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

2.22
Areas with the highest location quotient for Construction and Building Inspectors, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Johnstown, PA

5.50

Walla Walla, WA

4.42

Trenton, NJ

3.75

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

3.53

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

3.47

Williamsport, PA

3.35

Prescott, AZ

3.05

Ocean City, NJ

2.74

Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area

2.64

Altoona, PA

2.62
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Fort Smith, AR-OK

7.16

Decatur, AL

6.68

Burlington, NC

6.23

Fargo, ND-MN

5.24

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

4.73

Farmington, NM

4.33

Ponce, PR

4.32

Abilene, TX

4.15

Southeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.54

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

3.53
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Roofers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

10.28

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

6.19

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

4.66

Mobile, AL

3.99

Montgomery, AL

3.86

Fargo, ND-MN

3.84

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

3.79

North Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

3.61

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

3.09

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR

2.95
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Lake Charles, LA

8.88

Baton Rouge, LA

6.37

Sumter, SC

6.30

Odessa, TX

5.04

Monroe, LA

4.61

Midland, TX

4.25

Alexandria, LA

4.16

Owensboro, KY

4.07

Santa Fe, NM

4.00

Mobile, AL

3.97
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Provo-Orem, UT

13.07

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

9.34

Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL

4.05

Corpus Christi, TX

3.65

Lafayette, LA

3.51

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

3.45

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

3.30

Mobile, AL

3.18

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

2.36

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

2.36
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Electricians, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Washington Parish, Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

15.19

California-Lexington Park, MD

8.67

Mayagez, PR

7.45

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

7.17

Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

5.96

Baton Rouge, LA

5.57

Lake Charles, LA

4.49

Southwest Utah nonmetropolitan area

4.29

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

4.24

Valdosta, GA

4.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Carpenters, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Panhandle of Idaho nonmetropolitan area

8.36

Lake Charles, LA

7.97

Ocean City, NJ

7.67

Arecibo, PR

6.93

Baton Rouge, LA

5.65

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

5.61

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.47

Lynchburg, VA

5.33

Decatur, AL

5.03

Mayagez, PR

4.74
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

7.95

Bend-Redmond, OR

7.58

Waco, TX

6.02

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

5.50

Jacksonville, NC

5.26

Richmond, VA

5.19

Bloomington, IN

5.19

Rapid City, SD

4.78

Madera, CA

4.73

Napa, CA

4.56
Areas with the highest location quotient for Solar Photovoltaic Installers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

San Rafael, CA Metropolitan Division

19.56

Oakland-Hayward-Berkeley, CA Metropolitan Division

10.59

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL

8.19

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

7.80

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

7.25

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

6.11

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

5.12

Urban Honolulu, HI

3.18

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

2.75

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

1.16
Areas with the highest location quotient for Structural Iron and Steel Workers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

7.52

Baton Rouge, LA

6.83

North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area

5.87

Lake Charles, LA

4.72

Provo-Orem, UT

4.54

Grand Island, NE

4.45

Mobile, AL

4.39

Idaho Falls, ID

4.25

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

4.04

Appleton, WI

4.04
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sheet Metal Workers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Warner Robins, GA

18.91

New Bern, NC

6.37

Greeley, CO

4.05

Oklahoma City, OK

3.85

Fairbanks, AK

3.80

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

3.69

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

3.37

Corpus Christi, TX

3.11

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL

3.02

Battle Creek, MI

2.99
Areas with the highest location quotient for Roofers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Homosassa Springs, FL

9.00

Longview, WA

6.23

Port St. Lucie, FL

5.65

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

4.92

Punta Gorda, FL

4.78

Elmira, NY

4.68

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

4.65

Ocala, FL

4.29

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

4.04

Muncie, IN

4.03
Areas with the highest location quotient for Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Urban Honolulu, HI

9.21

Waco, TX

9.16

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

5.77

Albuquerque, NM

4.78

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

4.47

Columbia, SC

3.71

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

3.59

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

3.09

Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

2.74

Austin-Round Rock, TX

2.73
Areas with the highest location quotient for Plasterers and Stucco Masons, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Stockton-Lodi, CA

15.10

Kennewick-Richland, WA

9.98

Yuma, AZ

9.02

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

7.51

Tucson, AZ

6.70

Fresno, CA

6.65

Visalia-Porterville, CA

6.62

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

5.82

Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

5.44

Modesto, CA

5.08
Areas with the highest location quotient for Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Lake Charles, LA

4.81

Fairbanks, AK

4.24

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

4.18

Midland, MI

3.14

Baton Rouge, LA

2.94

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

2.87

Appleton, WI

2.74

Homosassa Springs, FL

2.73

Longview, TX

2.71

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.61
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pipelayers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

7.34

Homosassa Springs, FL

7.04

West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

6.06

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

5.77

Gadsden, AL

5.43

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

5.27

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

4.96

Cleveland, TN

4.94

Odessa, TX

4.91

Mobile, AL

4.87
Areas with the highest location quotient for Paperhangers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ Metropolitan Division

10.47

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN

3.27

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

1.80

Kansas City, MO-KS

1.62

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

1.30

Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

0.94

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

0.41
Areas with the highest location quotient for Painters, Construction and Maintenance, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

5.32

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

4.75

Texarkana, TX-AR

4.06

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

3.63

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

3.29

Wasatch Back nonmetropolitan area

3.26

San Rafael, CA Metropolitan Division

3.24

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.18

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

2.87

Bend-Redmond, OR

2.76
Areas with the highest location quotient for Insulation Workers, Mechanical, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Baton Rouge, LA

23.85

Decatur, AL

12.31

Cheyenne, WY

11.67

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

9.90

Odessa, TX

7.88

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

7.51

Waco, TX

7.34

Binghamton, NY

5.79

Sherman-Denison, TX

5.48

Wausau, WI

4.93
Areas with the highest location quotient for Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA

9.88

Southwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

9.43

Cheyenne, WY

7.99

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

5.00

Portland-South Portland, ME

4.81

Clarksville, TN-KY

4.42

Corpus Christi, TX

4.33

Longview, TX

4.19

Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

4.04

Rapid City, SD

3.96
Areas with the highest location quotient for Glaziers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Cheyenne, WY

8.86

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

6.12

Pittsfield, MA

3.46

Olympia-Tumwater, WA

3.21

Green Bay, WI

2.94

Jonesboro, AR

2.85

West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Delray Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

2.79

Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Division

2.75

Fargo, ND-MN

2.70

Wausau, WI

2.59
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electricians, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.76

El Centro, CA

3.54

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

3.40

Gary, IN Metropolitan Division

3.24

Kokomo, IN

3.21

Casper, WY

2.83

Odessa, TX

2.81

Far East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.75

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV

2.66

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

2.65
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tapers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

New Bedford, MA

9.85

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA

8.60

South Nevada nonmetropolitan area

8.06

Tacoma-Lakewood, WA Metropolitan Division

7.14

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

7.00

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division

6.98

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

6.20

Reno, NV

6.06

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

5.47

Yakima, WA

5.39
Areas with the highest location quotient for Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

St. George, UT

6.12

Fort Collins, CO

4.01

Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

3.97

Abilene, TX

3.60

Prescott, AZ

3.42

South Nevada nonmetropolitan area

3.42

Provo-Orem, UT

3.35

San Rafael, CA Metropolitan Division

3.13

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

3.05

Sioux Falls, SD

2.97
Areas with the highest location quotient for Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

19.09

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

9.95

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

8.71

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

7.26

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

6.70

Southwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

6.44

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

6.17

Farmington, NM

5.89

East Montana nonmetropolitan area

5.80

Northwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

5.72
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pile-Driver Operators, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Lake Charles, LA

69.57

Anchorage, AK

31.03

Eugene, OR

12.21

Jacksonville, FL

5.38

Oakland-Hayward-Berkeley, CA Metropolitan Division

3.73

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

3.63

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

3.56

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

3.32

Newark, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division

3.10

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

2.13
Areas with the highest location quotient for Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Gadsden, AL

6.96

Johnson City, TN

6.73

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

6.69

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

5.69

Decatur, AL

5.57

Casper, WY

5.01

San Angelo, TX

4.80

Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area

4.78

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

4.57

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

4.42
Areas with the highest location quotient for Construction Laborers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.40

West Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

5.23

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV

4.15

North Nevada nonmetropolitan area

3.16

Farmington, NM

3.11

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

3.00

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

2.92

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

2.90

Southwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.82

Hill Country Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

2.64
Areas with the highest location quotient for Terrazzo Workers and Finishers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

6.18

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

5.52

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

3.93

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

3.39

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

3.10

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

2.27

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

1.00

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

0.48
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

5.31

Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

4.35

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.31

Grand Island, NE

4.11

Fargo, ND-MN

4.07

Sioux Falls, SD

3.88

Bismarck, ND

3.81

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

3.80

Southeast Idaho nonmetropolitan area

3.62

Northeast Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

3.61
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tile and Marble Setters, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

13.71

St. George, UT

8.91

Punta Gorda, FL

6.49

Provo-Orem, UT

5.71

Reno, NV

5.62

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

5.50

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

5.43

Carson City, NV

4.94

Redding, CA

4.60

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

4.37
Areas with the highest location quotient for Floor Sanders and Finishers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

15.09

Colorado Springs, CO

9.58

Rockford, IL

7.60

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

5.12

Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, MD Metropolitan Division

3.50

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

2.81

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

0.88
Areas with the highest location quotient for Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

9.81

Sioux Falls, SD

7.63

Salem, OR

6.37

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

5.83

Montgomery, AL

5.82

Tuscaloosa, AL

5.65

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

5.44

Southeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.76

Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

4.35

Urban Honolulu, HI

3.14
Areas with the highest location quotient for Carpet Installers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

South Nevada nonmetropolitan area

7.11

Wenatchee, WA

5.90

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

4.38

East Washington nonmetropolitan area

4.25

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

4.25

Northwest Washington nonmetropolitan area

3.84

Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

3.83

Fort Wayne, IN

3.79

Oakland-Hayward-Berkeley, CA Metropolitan Division

3.77

Lima, OH

3.66
Areas with the highest location quotient for Carpenters, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

3.77

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

3.75

Garrett County, Maryland nonmetropolitan area

3.63

Northwest Washington nonmetropolitan area

3.40

Lake Charles, LA

3.25

Southwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

3.24

Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

3.17

Bellingham, WA

2.97

Wasatch Back nonmetropolitan area

2.96

Rapid City, SD

2.78
Areas with the highest location quotient for Stonemasons, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Reno, NV

11.81

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

7.28

Nassau County-Suffolk County, NY Metropolitan Division

5.03

Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division

3.91

El Paso, TX

3.80

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

3.20

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

3.19

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

3.14

Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County, PA Metropolitan Division

2.93

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA

2.60
Areas with the highest location quotient for Brickmasons and Blockmasons, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

New Bedford, MA

4.91

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

4.30

Provo-Orem, UT

4.25

Peoria, IL

4.09

Lancaster, PA

3.74

Northeast Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.45

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

3.45

Northwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.27

Appleton, WI

3.27

Waco, TX

3.11
Areas with the highest location quotient for Boilermakers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Evansville, IN-KY

30.23

Baton Rouge, LA

24.28

Abilene, TX

12.44

Savannah, GA

10.51

West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

6.26

Grand Forks, ND-MN

5.05

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

4.53

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

4.47

Chattanooga, TN-GA

4.41

Gary, IN Metropolitan Division

3.58
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

8.20

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

4.55

Farmington, NM

4.21

Greeley, CO

3.96

Midland, TX

3.83

Odessa, TX

3.81

Southwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

3.35

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

3.34

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.29

Longview, TX

3.16
Areas with the highest location quotient for Construction and Extraction Occupations, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

6.74

North Nevada nonmetropolitan area

3.76

Northeast Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

3.67

Odessa, TX

3.60

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

3.39

Southwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

3.37

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

3.28

Farmington, NM

3.15

Greeley, CO

3.11

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

3.02
Areas with the highest location quotient for Logging Workers, All Other, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

South Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

363.44

Corvallis, OR

90.15

Eugene, OR

86.58

North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area

64.74

Bellingham, WA

20.05

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

6.73
Areas with the highest location quotient for Log Graders and Scalers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Washington nonmetropolitan area

90.23

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

71.41

Panhandle of Idaho nonmetropolitan area

64.35

Longview, WA

55.80

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

48.09

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

34.48

Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area

34.32

Tuscaloosa, AL

19.91

Eugene, OR

16.02

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

15.49
Areas with the highest location quotient for Logging Equipment Operators, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

South Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

58.72

Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

54.31

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

53.90

Southwest Washington nonmetropolitan area

47.47

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

43.77

Panhandle of Idaho nonmetropolitan area

43.18

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

38.82

Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

37.81

Longview, WA

35.26

North Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

29.71
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fallers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Panhandle of Idaho nonmetropolitan area

123.49

Central Washington nonmetropolitan area

37.83

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

28.37

North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area

26.67

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

18.88

Northwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

16.74

Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

13.19

Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

13.10

Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area

12.54

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

12.14
Areas with the highest location quotient for Forest and Conservation Workers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Redding, CA

43.29

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA

41.56

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

41.25

North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area

40.85

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

40.63

Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

36.17

Southwest Washington nonmetropolitan area

19.40

South Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

15.02

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

13.76

Bend-Redmond, OR

8.64
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fishers and Related Fishing Workers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

105.47

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

14.96
Areas with the highest location quotient for Agricultural Workers, All Other, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

26.36

Chico, CA

16.31

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

15.30

Yuma, AZ

14.04

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

13.40

Visalia-Porterville, CA

12.67

Stockton-Lodi, CA

12.16

Montgomery, AL

11.80

Greeley, CO

9.48

Salisbury, MD-DE

8.20
Areas with the highest location quotient for Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

21.34

Lexington-Fayette, KY

18.76

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

15.98

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

15.48

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

15.25

Ocala, FL

15.11

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

15.08

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

14.49

Northwest Kansas nonmetropolitan area

13.98

Billings, MT

12.79
Areas with the highest location quotient for Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Salinas, CA

89.10

Yuma, AZ

79.33

Visalia-Porterville, CA

76.60

El Centro, CA

70.68

Bakersfield, CA

63.40

Madera, CA

51.78

Fresno, CA

34.32

North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area

30.66

Merced, CA

29.09

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

24.77
Areas with the highest location quotient for Agricultural Equipment Operators, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

37.46

Far East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

30.63

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

29.14

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

28.01

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

27.45

Visalia-Porterville, CA

23.31

Stockton-Lodi, CA

23.27

Southeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

20.94

Yuma, AZ

20.28

Bakersfield, CA

20.23
Areas with the highest location quotient for Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Wenatchee, WA

47.48

Southeast Idaho nonmetropolitan area

44.96

Visalia-Porterville, CA

39.16

Merced, CA

37.37

Idaho Falls, ID

29.54

Central Washington nonmetropolitan area

25.58

Kennewick-Richland, WA

23.14

Yakima, WA

22.86

Modesto, CA

21.51

Fresno, CA

19.11
Areas with the highest location quotient for Agricultural Inspectors, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Dothan, AL

21.19

Wenatchee, WA

12.26

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

11.55

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

11.46

East Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

11.19

Grand Island, NE

10.49

Northeast Virginia nonmetropolitan area

10.42

Bismarck, ND

9.99

Gainesville, GA

9.55

Fresno, CA

9.50
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

28.73

Yuma, AZ

28.66

Visalia-Porterville, CA

28.64

Salinas, CA

24.52

East Washington nonmetropolitan area

22.36

Madera, CA

20.09

Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

16.75

Napa, CA

16.04

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

15.92

El Centro, CA

12.51
Areas with the highest location quotient for Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Salinas, CA

56.36

Visalia-Porterville, CA

52.58

Yuma, AZ

50.63

El Centro, CA

44.04

Bakersfield, CA

40.54

Madera, CA

34.55

Fresno, CA

23.67

Merced, CA

22.70

North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area

22.40

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

20.24
Areas with the highest location quotient for Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

10.02

Dover-Durham, NH-ME

5.26

Carbondale-Marion, IL

4.45

Owensboro, KY

4.35

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

3.91

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

3.90

Danbury, CT

3.59

Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA

3.51

Manhattan, KS

3.40

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

3.37
Areas with the highest location quotient for Statistical Assistants, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Bloomington, IL

21.11

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

12.93

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN

11.98

Valdosta, GA

9.60

Columbus, GA-AL

9.45

Athens-Clarke County, GA

9.41

Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area

9.38

Warner Robins, GA

8.41

Albany, GA

8.27

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

7.58
Areas with the highest location quotient for Proofreaders and Copy Markers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Chico, CA

5.63

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA

3.44

Trenton, NJ

2.92

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

2.80

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

2.52

York-Hanover, PA

2.40

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA

2.28

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

2.28

Lancaster, PA

2.25

Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, MD Metropolitan Division

2.23
Areas with the highest location quotient for Office Machine Operators, Except Computer, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ Metropolitan Division

3.06

Columbus, OH

2.87

Topeka, KS

2.61

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

2.47

Ames, IA

2.37

Binghamton, NY

2.35

Dubuque, IA

2.31

Manchester, NH

2.26

Tuscaloosa, AL

2.10

Springfield, IL

2.00
Areas with the highest location quotient for Office Clerks, General, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Lubbock, TX

2.04

Laredo, TX

2.02

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

2.00

Jefferson City, MO

1.95

Charleston, WV

1.95

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

1.89

Fond du Lac, WI

1.85

Victoria, TX

1.80

El Paso, TX

1.79

Beckley, WV

1.79
Areas with the highest location quotient for Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Lynchburg, VA

6.65

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

5.94

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

5.24

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

4.83

Columbus, GA-AL

3.64

Fresno, CA

3.08

Fayetteville, NC

3.07

Springfield, IL

2.98

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

2.96

Topeka, KS

2.78
Areas with the highest location quotient for Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Bloomington, IL

6.86

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN

3.64

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL

3.52

Waco, TX

3.46

Olympia-Tumwater, WA

3.37

Roanoke, VA

3.18

Worcester, MA-CT

3.13

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA

3.05

Akron, OH

3.04

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

2.88
Areas with the highest location quotient for Desktop Publishers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Midland, MI

10.25

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

8.18

Lancaster, PA

5.59

Salem, OR

3.99

Lafayette, LA

2.99

Lincoln, NE

2.66

Charleston-North Charleston, SC

2.63

Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

2.47

Austin-Round Rock, TX

2.24

Springfield, MA-CT

2.14
Areas with the highest location quotient for Word Processors and Typists, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Guayama, PR

8.28

Trenton, NJ

8.10

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

8.09

East Central New York nonmetropolitan area

7.56

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA

7.34

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

6.98

Ponce, PR

6.84

Kingston, NY

6.67

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

6.62

Watertown-Fort Drum, NY

6.41
Areas with the highest location quotient for Data Entry Keyers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

3.34

Salt Lake City, UT

3.11

Portsmouth, NH-ME

2.74

Trenton, NJ

2.61

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

2.37

Tallahassee, FL

2.32

Jackson, TN

2.22

El Paso, TX

2.20

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

2.15

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

2.07
Areas with the highest location quotient for Computer Operators, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Grand Island, NE

4.47

Johnson City, TN

4.08

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

3.83

Springfield, IL

3.51

Bloomington, IN

3.45

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

3.40

New Bedford, MA

3.38

Hot Springs, AR

3.12

Dover, DE

3.07

Binghamton, NY

2.97
Areas with the highest location quotient for Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Ithaca, NY

2.57

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

2.39

Carson City, NV

2.19

Mayagez, PR

2.10

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

2.05

North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

1.99

Garrett County, Maryland nonmetropolitan area

1.99

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

1.97

Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area

1.96

Jefferson City, MO

1.95
Areas with the highest location quotient for Medical Secretaries, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Corvallis, OR

4.01

Bend-Redmond, OR

3.50

Tyler, TX

3.42

Prescott, AZ

3.06

Grants Pass, OR

2.91

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

2.87

San Germ n, PR

2.82

Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, MA NECTA Division

2.80

Medford, OR

2.80

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA

2.74
Areas with the highest location quotient for Legal Secretaries, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division

3.45

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

3.41

Owensboro, KY

2.45

Missoula, MT

2.40

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

2.37

Newark, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division

2.24

Decatur, IL

2.23

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division

2.19

Montgomery, AL

2.14

Charleston, WV

2.07
Areas with the highest location quotient for Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Los Alamos County, New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

3.24

Springfield, IL

2.72

Manhattan, KS

2.72

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

2.52

Topeka, KS

2.35

Iowa City, IA

2.25

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

2.17

Baton Rouge, LA

2.11

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

2.07

Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

2.04
Areas with the highest location quotient for Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area

6.66

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

5.99

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

5.39

South Nevada nonmetropolitan area

4.71

Owensboro, KY

4.46

Dalton, GA

4.02

Merced, CA

4.01

Visalia-Porterville, CA

3.85

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

3.72

Montgomery, AL

3.69
Areas with the highest location quotient for Stock Clerks and Order Fillers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Danville, IL

2.03

Lebanon, PA

1.85

Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division

1.82

East Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

1.73

Harrisonburg, VA

1.73

Elmira, NY

1.68

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV

1.67

East Stroudsburg, PA

1.65

Spartanburg, SC

1.63

Northwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

1.61
Areas with the highest location quotient for Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

3.30

Dalton, GA

2.89

Laredo, TX

2.20

Stockton-Lodi, CA

2.14

Reno, NV

2.08

Fort Wayne, IN

2.03

Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH

1.93

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

1.93

Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area

1.93

Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, MA-NH NECTA Division

1.87
Areas with the highest location quotient for Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Monroe, MI

3.16

Warner Robins, GA

2.80

Columbus, IN

2.69

Wichita, KS

2.52

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

2.50

Dalton, GA

2.47

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

2.38

New Bern, NC

2.26

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

2.24

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

2.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, MA NECTA Division

4.33

Springfield, MA-CT

4.09

Charleston, WV

4.07

Trenton, NJ

3.70

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

3.66

Manchester, NH

3.55

Fayetteville, NC

3.37

Greensboro-High Point, NC

3.25

Champaign-Urbana, IL

3.05

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA

2.92
Areas with the highest location quotient for Postal Service Mail Carriers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Washington Parish, Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

2.76

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

2.41

Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

2.06

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

2.04

Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area

1.99

Sebring, FL

1.96

Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

1.93

Far East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

1.88

East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

1.87

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

1.85
Areas with the highest location quotient for Postal Service Clerks, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

6.35

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

5.60

Kingston, NY

5.46

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

5.11

East Montana nonmetropolitan area

5.02

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

4.97

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

4.81

Far East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.64

Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

4.46

East Central New York nonmetropolitan area

4.45
Areas with the highest location quotient for Meter Readers, Utilities, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Far East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

6.31

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

6.11

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

6.11

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA

5.49

Arizona nonmetropolitan area

4.87

Ann Arbor, MI

4.74

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

4.66

Bowling Green, KY

4.58

West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

4.50

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

4.17
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Laredo, TX

6.27

Upper Eastern Shore of Maryland nonmetropolitan area

3.81

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

3.25

Fond du Lac, WI

3.20

St. George, UT

2.96

Bay City, MI

2.87

Lafayette, LA

2.75

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.74

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

2.42

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.41
Areas with the highest location quotient for Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

4.85

Northwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

4.31

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

3.81

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

3.78

Northwest Kansas nonmetropolitan area

3.78

East Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.72

Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.61

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

3.58

Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

3.42

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

3.39
Areas with the highest location quotient for Couriers and Messengers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Dover-Durham, NH-ME

11.38

Ponce, PR

7.68

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

6.09

Grand Island, NE

5.79

Dothan, AL

5.70

Mayagez, PR

4.08

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

4.06

Greenville, NC

3.89

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

3.11

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

2.74
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cargo and Freight Agents, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Laredo, TX

14.76

Anchorage, AK

5.26

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

4.58

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

4.51

Charleston-North Charleston, SC

4.15

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

3.69

Savannah, GA

3.30

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

3.01

Fort Smith, AR-OK

2.88

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

2.84
Areas with the highest location quotient for Information and Record Clerks, All Other, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Hinesville, GA

8.33

South Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

4.03

Corvallis, OR

4.02

Medford, OR

3.78

Hammond, LA

3.64

Salem, OR

3.56

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.55

Fairbanks, AK

3.53

New Bern, NC

3.35

Albany, OR

3.34
Areas with the highest location quotient for Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Salt Lake City, UT

7.69

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

6.05

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

5.89

Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Division

5.62

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

4.87

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

4.72

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

4.45

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

4.41

Urban Honolulu, HI

3.91

Anchorage, AK

3.28
Areas with the highest location quotient for Receptionists and Information Clerks, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Homosassa Springs, FL

2.09

Camden, NJ Metropolitan Division

2.00

Nassau County-Suffolk County, NY Metropolitan Division

1.94

Gadsden, AL

1.90

Sebring, FL

1.88

Rapid City, SD

1.85

Punta Gorda, FL

1.82

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

1.76

Wenatchee, WA

1.72

Newark, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division

1.71
Areas with the highest location quotient for Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY

9.09

Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.86

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

3.79

Florence, SC

2.68

Hinesville, GA

2.58

Columbia, SC

2.56

Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

2.54

Jacksonville, NC

2.52

Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

2.43

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV

2.38
Areas with the highest location quotient for Order Clerks, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

South Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

5.72

Danville, IL

5.48

Yakima, WA

3.39

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

3.14

Mansfield, OH

2.51

Madison, WI

2.41

Chico, CA

2.34

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

2.29

Idaho Falls, ID

2.24

Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division

2.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for New Accounts Clerks, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Mayagez, PR

10.44

Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

5.69

Northeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

4.87

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

3.96

East Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.91

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

3.91

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

3.86

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.79

Springfield, OH

3.74

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

3.43
Areas with the highest location quotient for Loan Interviewers and Clerks, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Owensboro, KY

6.42

Jacksonville, FL

3.68

Johnson City, TN

3.47

Las Cruces, NM

3.26

Sioux Falls, SD

3.13

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.00

Springfield, IL

2.98

Roanoke, VA

2.97

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA

2.97

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.86
Areas with the highest location quotient for Library Assistants, Clerical, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Ann Arbor, MI

7.35

Bay City, MI

3.90

Ocean City, NJ

3.81

Ithaca, NY

3.69

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

3.68

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

3.63

Panhandle of Idaho nonmetropolitan area

3.50

Owensboro, KY

3.47

Bloomington, IN

3.40

Central-Southeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

3.39
Areas with the highest location quotient for Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Logan, UT-ID

7.42

Lincoln, NE

6.29

Southeast Idaho nonmetropolitan area

6.09

Provo-Orem, UT

3.67

Eugene, OR

3.67

Bowling Green, KY

3.41

Walla Walla, WA

3.11

Midland, MI

2.98

Boulder, CO

2.81

Toledo, OH

2.78
Areas with the highest location quotient for Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area

10.73

North Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

9.69

Southwest Utah nonmetropolitan area

9.02

Ocean City, NJ

7.44

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

7.40

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

6.65

Flagstaff, AZ

6.34

Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC

6.11

Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

6.06

Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

5.98
Areas with the highest location quotient for File Clerks, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Binghamton, NY

3.96

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL

3.01

Tallahassee, FL

2.72

Carson City, NV

2.69

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

2.64

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

2.50

Sebring, FL

2.41

Punta Gorda, FL

2.36

Camden, NJ Metropolitan Division

2.30

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

2.27
Areas with the highest location quotient for Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Fresno, CA

6.40

Topeka, KS

6.15

Lynn-Saugus-Marblehead, MA NECTA Division

4.39

Carson City, NV

4.31

Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

4.15

North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.96

Altoona, PA

3.93

Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.92

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

3.67

Yuba City, CA

3.62
Areas with the highest location quotient for Customer Service Representatives, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Pocatello, ID

2.19

Johnson City, TN

2.19

Provo-Orem, UT

2.11

Salt Lake City, UT

2.06

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL

2.01

Jacksonville, NC

2.00

Sebring, FL

1.97

Boise City, ID

1.88

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

1.87

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

1.86
Areas with the highest location quotient for Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Washington Parish, Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

12.78

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

7.94

Hammond, LA

7.26

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

4.86

Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

4.61

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

4.52

Wilmington, NC

4.36

Lake County-Kenosha County, IL-WI Metropolitan Division

3.60

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

3.30

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

2.99
Areas with the highest location quotient for Court, Municipal, and License Clerks, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

6.63

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

5.92

East Montana nonmetropolitan area

5.78

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

4.47

Dover, DE

4.42

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

4.40

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.94

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

3.87

Trenton, NJ

3.57

Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

3.53
Areas with the highest location quotient for Correspondence Clerks, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

33.64

Sioux Falls, SD

24.22

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA

6.57

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.26

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA

4.32

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

4.19

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN

3.33

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

2.69

Newark, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division

2.58

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

2.36
Areas with the highest location quotient for Brokerage Clerks, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Sioux Falls, SD

4.77

Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division

3.83

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

3.82

St. Louis, MO-IL

3.57

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

3.50

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

3.12

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

2.81

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division

2.67

Great Falls, MT

2.53

Trenton, NJ

2.49
Areas with the highest location quotient for Financial Clerks, All Other, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Trenton, NJ

6.21

Anchorage, AK

4.75

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA

4.65

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

4.65

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

3.27

Charleston, WV

3.11

Jacksonville, FL

3.10

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

3.07

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

2.87

Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division

2.77
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tellers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

2.71

North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

2.48

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

2.46

Monroe, MI

2.37

West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

2.34

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

2.31

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

2.30

Northeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

2.24

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

2.22

Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area

2.22
Areas with the highest location quotient for Procurement Clerks, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

5.06

Warner Robins, GA

4.51

Lawton, OK

3.98

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

3.84

Texarkana, TX-AR

3.71

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

3.33

Killeen-Temple, TX

3.27

Columbus, GA-AL

3.27

Lebanon, PA

3.19

Bloomington, IL

3.12
Areas with the highest location quotient for Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

2.36

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

2.09

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

2.01

North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area

1.93

Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA

1.90

Merced, CA

1.90

Lafayette, LA

1.86

El Centro, CA

1.84

El Paso, TX

1.83

Lawton, OK

1.80
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gaming Cage Workers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

South Nevada nonmetropolitan area

25.88

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

22.75

North Nevada nonmetropolitan area

21.77

Lake Charles, LA

19.67

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

18.54

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

18.01

Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

17.97

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

16.35

Carson City, NV

11.87

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

9.59
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.49

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

2.18

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.13

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

2.08

Rapid City, SD

2.04

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

2.03

Billings, MT

1.94

East Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

1.93

West Montana nonmetropolitan area

1.90

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

1.87
Areas with the highest location quotient for Billing and Posting Clerks, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

2.39

Hattiesburg, MS

2.35

Florence, SC

2.14

Laredo, TX

2.04

Coeur d'Alene, ID

2.04

Sebring, FL

2.02

Macon, GA

1.87

Victoria, TX

1.85

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

1.84

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA

1.78
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bill and Account Collectors, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Sioux Falls, SD

6.52

Logan, UT-ID

5.05

San Angelo, TX

4.59

Lawrence-Methuen Town-Salem, MA-NH NECTA Division

4.08

Sebring, FL

3.82

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY

3.68

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA

3.40

Rapid City, SD

3.22

Pueblo, CO

2.65

St. Cloud, MN

2.56
Areas with the highest location quotient for Communications Equipment Operators, All Other, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

3.14

Newark, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division

2.00

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

1.70

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

1.14

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

0.95

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

0.94

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division

0.77

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

0.73
Areas with the highest location quotient for Telephone Operators, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

St. George, UT

75.80

Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division

4.58

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

3.77

Toledo, OH

1.90

Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division

1.88

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division

1.83

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD

1.74

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

1.71

Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ Metropolitan Division

1.58

Cleveland-Elyria, OH

1.47
Areas with the highest location quotient for Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

3.48

Gainesville, GA

3.37

North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

3.25

Binghamton, NY

2.80

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

2.63

Springfield, IL

2.56

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

2.40

Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA

2.34

Bangor, ME

2.29

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

2.24
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Danbury, CT

2.18

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

1.86

Columbia, SC

1.75

Mayagez, PR

1.63

Santa Fe, NM

1.59

New Haven, CT

1.57

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

1.54

Charleston, WV

1.52

Waterbury, CT

1.46

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

1.44
Areas with the highest location quotient for Office and Administrative Support Occupations, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

College Station-Bryan, TX

1.28

Laredo, TX

1.27

Sebring, FL

1.25

Salt Lake City, UT

1.24

Washington Parish, Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

1.24

Springfield, IL

1.22

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

1.22

Jefferson City, MO

1.21

Nassau County-Suffolk County, NY Metropolitan Division

1.20

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

1.20
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sales and Related Workers, All Other, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Chico, CA

6.48

Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

6.17

Manchester, NH

3.70

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

3.61

Colorado Springs, CO

3.51

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

3.46

Albany, OR

3.28

Newark, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division

3.24

Grand Junction, CO

3.10

Camden, NJ Metropolitan Division

2.92
Areas with the highest location quotient for Door-to-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

3.99

St. Louis, MO-IL

3.45

Anchorage, AK

3.37

Gary, IN Metropolitan Division

3.12

Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division

2.60

Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA

2.22

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

1.83

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

1.83

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

1.70

Rochester, NY

1.66
Areas with the highest location quotient for Telemarketers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Pueblo, CO

10.56

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

8.16

Southeast Idaho nonmetropolitan area

6.48

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

6.21

Port St. Lucie, FL

5.01

Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

4.99

Springfield, MO

4.82

Tulsa, OK

4.22

Williamsport, PA

3.88

Albany, GA

3.81
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sales Engineers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

5.79

Boulder, CO

4.42

Framingham, MA NECTA Division

4.35

Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, MA-NH NECTA Division

3.87

Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division

3.78

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division

3.57

Austin-Round Rock, TX

3.17

Midland, TX

3.06

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

2.63

Cleveland-Elyria, OH

2.49
Areas with the highest location quotient for Real Estate Sales Agents, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC

5.99

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

4.68

Hinesville, GA

3.85

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

3.48

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.47

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

3.22

Olympia-Tumwater, WA

3.17

Athens-Clarke County, GA

3.16

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

3.11

Lawton, OK

3.09
Areas with the highest location quotient for Real Estate Brokers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

10.48

Jacksonville, NC

7.10

Wilmington, NC

6.80

Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC

6.13

Raleigh, NC

6.06

Fayetteville, NC

5.82

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

5.77

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

5.72

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

5.59

Greensboro-High Point, NC

5.24
Areas with the highest location quotient for Models, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

3.06

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

2.91

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

1.72

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

1.65

St. Louis, MO-IL

1.44

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

1.07

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

0.76

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division

0.39

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

0.32
Areas with the highest location quotient for Demonstrators and Product Promoters, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Napa, CA

13.11

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

10.23

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

6.75

Santa Rosa, CA

4.97

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA

4.48

Athens-Clarke County, GA

4.38

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

3.56

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

3.51

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

3.32

St. George, UT

2.75
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Appleton, WI

1.90

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

1.82

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

1.80

Billings, MT

1.78

East Central New York nonmetropolitan area

1.74

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

1.72

Racine, WI

1.67

Casper, WY

1.64

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

1.63

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

1.59
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, MA-NH NECTA Division

3.58

Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division

3.35

Framingham, MA NECTA Division

3.09

Austin-Round Rock, TX

2.79

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

2.65

Akron, OH

2.39

Southwest New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

2.34

Portsmouth, NH-ME

2.29

Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

2.26

Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County, PA Metropolitan Division

2.24
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sales Representatives, Services, All Other, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Salt Lake City, UT

2.31

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division

2.07

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

2.05

Provo-Orem, UT

1.86

Manchester, NH

1.83

San Rafael, CA Metropolitan Division

1.83

Austin-Round Rock, TX

1.75

Victoria, TX

1.70

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

1.70

Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

1.68
Areas with the highest location quotient for Travel Agents, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Saginaw, MI

14.05

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

8.14

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

4.04

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

3.17

Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

3.00

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

2.63

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

2.59

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

2.55

Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, MD Metropolitan Division

2.43

Reading, PA

2.42
Areas with the highest location quotient for Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division

4.52

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

3.91

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

3.53

Owensboro, KY

2.97

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

2.88

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division

2.33

Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ Metropolitan Division

2.00

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

1.93

West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Delray Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

1.89

Fort Collins, CO

1.86
Areas with the highest location quotient for Insurance Sales Agents, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Macon, GA

3.05

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

2.17

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

2.10

Columbia, MO

2.03

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

1.96

Sioux Falls, SD

1.95

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

1.93

Hot Springs, AR

1.85

Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

1.80

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

1.74
Areas with the highest location quotient for Advertising Sales Agents, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

3.00

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

2.34

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division

2.34

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

2.23

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL

2.08

Bismarck, ND

2.03

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division

1.99

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

1.96

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

1.94

Bangor, ME

1.87
Areas with the highest location quotient for Retail Salespersons, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Lynn-Saugus-Marblehead, MA NECTA Division

2.18

Punta Gorda, FL

2.08

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

2.01

Mayagez, PR

1.98

Arecibo, PR

1.98

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

1.97

East Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

1.96

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

1.79

Jacksonville, NC

1.78

Hot Springs, AR

1.78
Areas with the highest location quotient for Parts Salespersons, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Arecibo, PR

5.53

Casper, WY

3.42

East Washington nonmetropolitan area

3.41

East Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.33

North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.32

Odessa, TX

3.31

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

3.12

East Montana nonmetropolitan area

2.89

Far East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.86

Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area

2.83
Areas with the highest location quotient for Counter and Rental Clerks, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

2.72

Panama City, FL

2.71

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.70

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

2.46

Redding, CA

2.34

North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.32

Santa Rosa, CA

2.16

Mobile, AL

2.16

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

2.04

Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.00
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

31.86

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

24.93

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV

24.28

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

23.49

Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH

21.86

South Nevada nonmetropolitan area

20.33

Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

16.81

Lawton, OK

14.22

Charleston, WV

14.18

North Nevada nonmetropolitan area

12.36
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cashiers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

San Germ n, PR

2.52

Hammond, LA

2.36

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

2.35

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

2.28

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

2.22

Guayama, PR

2.08

Northwest Washington nonmetropolitan area

2.07

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

2.04

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

2.02

Homosassa Springs, FL

2.01
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

2.34

Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division

2.23

Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

2.15

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

2.04

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

1.98

Billings, MT

1.87

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

1.81

Odessa, TX

1.70

Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division

1.69

Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County, PA Metropolitan Division

1.68
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

2.70

Muskegon, MI

2.57

East Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

2.39

Punta Gorda, FL

2.39

Mayagez, PR

2.26

Leominster-Gardner, MA

2.25

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

2.17

Dothan, AL

2.14

Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC

2.11

Ponce, PR

2.05
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sales and Related Occupations, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

1.76

Punta Gorda, FL

1.63

Hot Springs, AR

1.57

Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC

1.50

Arecibo, PR

1.48

Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division

1.42

Mayagez, PR

1.42

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

1.41

East Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

1.39

Dothan, AL

1.38
Areas with the highest location quotient for Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Grants Pass, OR

49.72

South Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

47.25

North Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

32.74

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

30.96

Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

28.06

Salem, OR

25.37

Medford, OR

23.97

Eugene, OR

23.91

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

15.08

Corvallis, OR

14.41
Areas with the highest location quotient for Residential Advisors, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Sioux Falls, SD

10.45

Owensboro, KY

8.86

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

6.95

St. George, UT

6.77

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

6.50

Peabody-Salem-Beverly, MA NECTA Division

6.28

Taunton-Middleborough-Norton, MA NECTA Division

6.22

Barnstable Town, MA

5.83

Racine, WI

5.63

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.57
Areas with the highest location quotient for Recreation Workers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

The Villages, FL

5.46

Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.83

Wasatch Back nonmetropolitan area

3.71

Lawrence, KS

3.68

Missoula, MT

2.95

Port St. Lucie, FL

2.88

Albany, OR

2.61

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.60

East Stroudsburg, PA

2.55

Sheboygan, WI

2.48
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

San Rafael, CA Metropolitan Division

4.02

Eugene, OR

2.97

Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

2.93

Danbury, CT

2.81

Sioux Falls, SD

2.78

Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.65

Bend-Redmond, OR

2.61

Haverhill-Newburyport-Amesbury Town, MA-NH NECTA Division

2.39

Yuba City, CA

2.21

Santa Rosa, CA

2.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for Personal Care Aides, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

8.71

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

8.11

North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

6.33

Laredo, TX

6.30

Border Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

5.53

Washington Parish, Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

4.58

Las Cruces, NM

4.30

Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area

4.17

Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

4.06

Hammond, LA

3.86
Areas with the highest location quotient for Childcare Workers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Jacksonville, NC

2.82

Anchorage, AK

2.58

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

2.49

Muncie, IN

2.42

Fargo, ND-MN

2.39

Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

2.34

Ames, IA

2.29

Hinesville, GA

2.26

Chico, CA

2.25

Great Falls, MT

2.24
Areas with the highest location quotient for Travel Guides, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Flagstaff, AZ

63.21

Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division

4.29

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division

3.11

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

3.08

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

1.45

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

1.35

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division

1.18

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

0.95

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

0.94

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

0.88
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tour Guides and Escorts, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

37.54

Flagstaff, AZ

21.50

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

15.10

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

14.15

East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

9.06

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

8.79

Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

8.35

Urban Honolulu, HI

8.27

Southwest Utah nonmetropolitan area

8.15

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

7.89
Areas with the highest location quotient for Concierges, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

12.45

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

7.90

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

7.72

Wasatch Back nonmetropolitan area

7.02

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

4.65

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

4.61

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

4.43

Flagstaff, AZ

4.21

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division

4.05

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

3.66
Areas with the highest location quotient for Baggage Porters and Bellhops, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

12.67

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

9.37

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

8.28

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

8.25

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

7.96

Napa, CA

7.78

Wasatch Back nonmetropolitan area

6.99

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

6.35

East Stroudsburg, PA

5.20

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

5.08
Areas with the highest location quotient for Skincare Specialists, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Bloomington, IN

4.52

Napa, CA

3.91

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

3.19

Austin-Round Rock, TX

3.09

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

2.95

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

2.91

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.74

Barnstable Town, MA

2.72

Tucson, AZ

2.35

Provo-Orem, UT

2.31
Areas with the highest location quotient for Shampooers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Dover, DE

8.12

Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, MD Metropolitan Division

7.82

Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ Metropolitan Division

6.82

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

5.41

Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County, PA Metropolitan Division

5.20

Camden, NJ Metropolitan Division

5.09

Salisbury, MD-DE

4.48

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

4.38

Lake County-Kenosha County, IL-WI Metropolitan Division

4.32

Newark, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division

4.30
Areas with the highest location quotient for Manicurists and Pedicurists, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Lynn-Saugus-Marblehead, MA NECTA Division

7.94

Camden, NJ Metropolitan Division

4.39

Modesto, CA

4.07

Nassau County-Suffolk County, NY Metropolitan Division

3.95

New Bedford, MA

3.60

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

3.38

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

3.38

Stockton-Lodi, CA

3.34

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

3.28

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

3.23
Areas with the highest location quotient for Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

12.05

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

8.85

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

5.03

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

3.71

Urban Honolulu, HI

3.55

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

1.71

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

1.70

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division

1.15

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

1.14

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

1.12
Areas with the highest location quotient for Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

3.03

Danbury, CT

2.57

Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

2.50

The Villages, FL

2.42

Ocean City, NJ

2.39

Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County, PA Metropolitan Division

2.21

Sebring, FL

2.14

Pittsburgh, PA

2.14

Johnson City, TN

2.08

Cumberland, MD-WV

2.08
Areas with the highest location quotient for Barbers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division

3.61

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

2.26

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

1.57
Areas with the highest location quotient for Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

6.94

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

5.70

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

4.71

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

4.56

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

4.40

Lynn-Saugus-Marblehead, MA NECTA Division

4.05

Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area

3.87

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.86

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

3.81

Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area

3.80
Areas with the highest location quotient for Funeral Attendants, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Bay City, MI

7.43

Springfield, OH

6.45

Lynchburg, VA

5.99

Williamsport, PA

5.49

Cumberland, MD-WV

5.35

Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

5.20

Beckley, WV

5.17

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

5.09

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

4.95

West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

4.86
Areas with the highest location quotient for Embalmers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

South Georgia nonmetropolitan area

13.86

Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area

10.71

Peoria, IL

8.83

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN

7.15

Colorado Springs, CO

6.08

Knoxville, TN

4.17

Oakland-Hayward-Berkeley, CA Metropolitan Division

3.99

Kansas City, MO-KS

3.53

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

2.24

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

1.59
Areas with the highest location quotient for Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers, All Other, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

47.30

Northwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

6.27

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

4.91

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

4.07

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

3.99

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

3.82

Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

3.73

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

3.56

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

3.48

Albuquerque, NM

3.40
Areas with the highest location quotient for Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Wasatch Back nonmetropolitan area

11.08

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

6.66

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

6.58

Columbia, MO

5.84

Cedar Rapids, IA

5.43

Kansas City, MO-KS

4.76

St. Louis, MO-IL

4.53

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

4.45

Lansing-East Lansing, MI

4.28

West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Delray Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

3.94
Areas with the highest location quotient for Costume Attendants, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

6.46

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

6.09

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

5.61

Lancaster, PA

4.37

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

4.32

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

3.26

Salt Lake City, UT

1.69

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

1.66

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division

1.43

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

1.27
Areas with the highest location quotient for Amusement and Recreation Attendants, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

6.52

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

5.26

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

5.24

The Villages, FL

5.11

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

4.54

Grand Forks, ND-MN

4.50

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

4.16

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

3.62

Coeur d'Alene, ID

3.43

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

3.25
Areas with the highest location quotient for Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Knoxville, TN

4.93

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

4.38

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

3.69

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

3.41

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.82

Johnson City, TN

2.64

Detroit-Dearborn-Livonia, MI Metropolitan Division

2.52

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

2.51

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

2.45

Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

2.43
Areas with the highest location quotient for Motion Picture Projectionists, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL

9.01

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL

3.63

West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Delray Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

3.08

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

2.75

Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division

2.49

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

2.45

Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Division

2.44

Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

2.34

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

2.15

Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County, PA Metropolitan Division

1.96
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gaming Service Workers, All Other, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

South Nevada nonmetropolitan area

41.82

Reno, NV

33.11

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

31.83

North Nevada nonmetropolitan area

20.87

Carson City, NV

14.68

Killeen-Temple, TX

11.53

Lubbock, TX

7.73

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

7.53

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.51

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

5.21
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

27.29

Grand Forks, ND-MN

26.44

Montgomery, AL

22.18

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

15.28

South Nevada nonmetropolitan area

15.24

Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

12.19

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

11.68

Mankato-North Mankato, MN

7.87

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

7.56

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

6.20
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gaming Dealers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

48.48

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

31.65

North Nevada nonmetropolitan area

18.92

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

18.25

South Nevada nonmetropolitan area

15.85

Reno, NV

10.99

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

7.04

Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

6.81

Gary, IN Metropolitan Division

5.81

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

5.78
Areas with the highest location quotient for Nonfarm Animal Caretakers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Utah nonmetropolitan area

5.96

Hot Springs, AR

4.60

Ocala, FL

4.25

East Central New York nonmetropolitan area

3.57

Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

3.19

Northwest Washington nonmetropolitan area

3.12

San Rafael, CA Metropolitan Division

3.00

Prescott, AZ

2.78

Midland, MI

2.50

Santa Rosa, CA

2.40
Areas with the highest location quotient for Animal Trainers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Ocala, FL

16.35

Hot Springs, AR

15.51

Lexington-Fayette, KY

8.84

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL

6.17

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

5.40

Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area

4.57

Lake County-Kenosha County, IL-WI Metropolitan Division

4.33

West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Delray Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

3.76

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA

3.21

Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

2.79
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Ocean City, NJ

4.80

Hammond, LA

2.92

Tucson, AZ

2.50

Fond du Lac, WI

2.49

Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

2.37

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

2.33

Lynn-Saugus-Marblehead, MA NECTA Division

2.24

Wasatch Back nonmetropolitan area

2.20

Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

2.20

Upper Eastern Shore of Maryland nonmetropolitan area

2.20
Areas with the highest location quotient for Slot Supervisors, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

41.88

Farmington, NM

39.63

North Nevada nonmetropolitan area

34.15

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

18.29

South Nevada nonmetropolitan area

16.85

Lake Charles, LA

16.66

Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

15.63

North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

14.46

Reno, NV

13.71

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

12.93
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gaming Supervisors, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

59.53

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

35.66

South Nevada nonmetropolitan area

27.31

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

18.55

North Nevada nonmetropolitan area

16.02

Reno, NV

14.21

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

14.09

Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

10.30

Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

9.00

East Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

9.00
Areas with the highest location quotient for Personal Care and Service Occupations, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

3.34

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

3.20

North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

2.69

Laredo, TX

2.47

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

2.40

Grants Pass, OR

2.34

Lynn-Saugus-Marblehead, MA NECTA Division

2.21

Border Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

2.16

Hammond, LA

2.15

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

2.12
Areas with the highest location quotient for Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Decatur, IL

8.50

Chattanooga, TN-GA

6.11

Boulder, CO

5.27

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

5.20

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

4.93

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

4.48

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

4.20

East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

4.19

Johnson City, TN

4.14

Knoxville, TN

3.56
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tree Trimmers and Pruners, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Altoona, PA

6.67

Raleigh, NC

4.85

Oklahoma City, OK

4.81

Southcentral Idaho nonmetropolitan area

4.64

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR

4.40

Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area

3.95

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

3.27

St. Louis, MO-IL

2.83

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

2.54

Akron, OH

2.46
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

19.15

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

16.41

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

13.38

East Montana nonmetropolitan area

11.80

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

10.03

Northwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

8.87

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

7.72

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

6.97

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

6.88

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

6.56
Areas with the highest location quotient for Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

6.84

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

5.08

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

4.87

Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

4.34

Port St. Lucie, FL

3.54

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

3.52

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

3.17

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.14

Southeast Idaho nonmetropolitan area

3.01

Homosassa Springs, FL

2.99
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pest Control Workers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Ocala, FL

6.31

Port St. Lucie, FL

5.71

Lynn-Saugus-Marblehead, MA NECTA Division

4.85

Punta Gorda, FL

4.51

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

4.51

Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.47

Sebring, FL

4.07

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

3.98

Homosassa Springs, FL

3.90

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

3.75
Areas with the highest location quotient for Building Cleaning Workers, All Other, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

10.71

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

6.78

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL

6.53

Haverhill-Newburyport-Amesbury Town, MA-NH NECTA Division

5.21

Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ Metropolitan Division

2.39

Fort Collins, CO

2.02

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

0.83

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

0.55

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

0.22

Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division

0.15
Areas with the highest location quotient for Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area

6.60

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

6.02

North Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

5.59

Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC

4.81

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

4.07

Wasatch Back nonmetropolitan area

3.87

Southwest Utah nonmetropolitan area

3.75

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

3.59

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

3.51

Ocean City, NJ

3.38
Areas with the highest location quotient for Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Mayagez, PR

2.17

West Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

2.05

Guayama, PR

1.94

Saginaw, MI

1.90

Madera, CA

1.90

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

1.89

Ithaca, NY

1.82

San Germ n, PR

1.81

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

1.80

Binghamton, NY

1.77
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

18.81

Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

10.56

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

6.14

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

5.64

Barnstable Town, MA

4.62

Port St. Lucie, FL

3.95

The Villages, FL

3.58

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

3.53

Hot Springs, AR

3.40

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

3.29
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.96

Southwest Utah nonmetropolitan area

2.79

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

2.78

Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.71

Wasatch Back nonmetropolitan area

2.58

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

2.56

Grand Forks, ND-MN

2.56

Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC

2.54

North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

2.42

Fairbanks, AK

2.40
Areas with the highest location quotient for Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

New Shoreham Town, Rhode Island nonmetropolitan area

3.68

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

2.92

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

2.89

Ponce, PR

2.61

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

2.43

Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.30

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.25

Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC

2.21

Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

2.17

North Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

2.12
Areas with the highest location quotient for Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Napa, CA

11.79

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

6.10

Grants Pass, OR

5.29

Medford, OR

4.78

Far East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.16

California-Lexington Park, MD

4.02

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

3.88

Reno, NV

3.08

Salisbury, MD-DE

3.00

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

2.85
Areas with the highest location quotient for Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

3.03

The Villages, FL

2.77

Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC

2.66

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

2.63

Ocean City, NJ

2.58

Lawton, OK

2.58

Wasatch Back nonmetropolitan area

2.52

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

2.48

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

2.39

Elmira, NY

2.16
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dishwashers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

3.79

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

3.41

Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.19

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.79

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

2.76

Ithaca, NY

2.62

Napa, CA

2.41

Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

2.35

Bend-Redmond, OR

2.34

North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

2.32
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

4.23

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

4.04

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

3.94

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

3.56

Lawrence, KS

3.44

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

2.89

South Nevada nonmetropolitan area

2.84

Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI

2.80

Santa Fe, NM

2.80

Sioux Falls, SD

2.78
Areas with the highest location quotient for Food Servers, Nonrestaurant, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

3.60

Sebring, FL

3.52

Hot Springs, AR

3.16

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

3.13

Lebanon, PA

2.87

Grand Forks, ND-MN

2.83

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN

2.79

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.59

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

2.59

Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

2.58
Areas with the highest location quotient for Waiters and Waitresses, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC

2.74

The Villages, FL

2.66

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

2.66

Brunswick, GA

2.56

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

2.50

Ocean City, NJ

2.49

Wasatch Back nonmetropolitan area

2.41

Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.39

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

2.38

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

2.36
Areas with the highest location quotient for Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Grants Pass, OR

7.28

Albany, OR

4.28

Anchorage, AK

3.91

Waterbury, CT

3.63

Lawrence-Methuen Town-Salem, MA-NH NECTA Division

3.54

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA

3.49

Peabody-Salem-Beverly, MA NECTA Division

3.41

Taunton-Middleborough-Norton, MA NECTA Division

3.20

Jacksonville, NC

3.02

Leominster-Gardner, MA

2.97
Areas with the highest location quotient for Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Jacksonville, NC

2.73

Burlington, NC

2.21

Fayetteville, NC

2.16

Springfield, OH

2.15

Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.09

Muncie, IN

2.03

Homosassa Springs, FL

2.01

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

1.99

Lima, OH

1.97

Greenville, NC

1.95
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bartenders, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

East Montana nonmetropolitan area

5.56

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

3.78

Ocean City, NJ

3.73

Southwest Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.35

Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

3.19

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

3.15

West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

3.00

Green Bay, WI

2.96

Central-Southeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.90

Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

2.80
Areas with the highest location quotient for Food Preparation Workers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Hammond, LA

4.68

Mayagez, PR

4.09

The Villages, FL

3.69

Lafayette, LA

3.35

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

3.35

Lake Charles, LA

3.32

Monroe, LA

3.20

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

3.02

Baton Rouge, LA

2.97

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

2.90
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cooks, All Other, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

21.77

East Washington nonmetropolitan area

14.39

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

13.37

Bloomington, IN

12.63

Flagstaff, AZ

12.23

Panhandle of Idaho nonmetropolitan area

8.97

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

8.74

Baton Rouge, LA

8.11

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

6.56

Ithaca, NY

6.34
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cooks, Short Order, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

4.72

Portsmouth, NH-ME

4.32

Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division

4.11

Ithaca, NY

3.81

Border Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

3.74

Manchester, NH

3.70

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

3.67

Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.52

Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

3.52

Lincoln, NE

3.51
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cooks, Restaurant, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

North Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

3.89

Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.23

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

3.20

Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC

3.09

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

2.76

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

2.56

Ocean City, NJ

2.53

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

2.43

Bend-Redmond, OR

2.43

Wasatch Back nonmetropolitan area

2.40
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Guayama, PR

5.20

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

4.33

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

4.12

Columbus, GA-AL

3.98

North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

3.93

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.83

Johnson City, TN

3.80

Hinesville, GA

3.76

Washington Parish, Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

3.71

Northwest Kansas nonmetropolitan area

3.65
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cooks, Fast Food, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

East Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

5.64

Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.91

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

4.28

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

4.23

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

3.92

Hattiesburg, MS

3.75

Sherman-Denison, TX

3.64

Morristown, TN

3.53

Ponce, PR

3.49

Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ

3.46
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

West Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

5.13

Guayama, PR

3.63

East Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

2.88

Ponce, PR

2.40

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

2.32

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

2.16

Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC

2.12

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

2.04

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

2.04

Jacksonville, NC

2.02
Areas with the highest location quotient for Chefs and Head Cooks, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

9.80

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

4.05

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

3.76

The Villages, FL

3.52

Danbury, CT

3.40

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

3.31

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

3.29

Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.27

Kingston, NY

3.18

Charleston-North Charleston, SC

3.07
Areas with the highest location quotient for Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

New Shoreham Town, Rhode Island nonmetropolitan area

2.89

Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.12

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

1.97

Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC

1.92

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

1.84

Ocean City, NJ

1.82

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

1.82

The Villages, FL

1.77

Jacksonville, NC

1.77

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

1.76
Areas with the highest location quotient for Protective Service Workers, All Other, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Los Alamos County, New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

18.09

Northwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

6.41

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

5.38

East Central New York nonmetropolitan area

5.36

Yuba City, CA

5.35

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

5.25

Alexandria, LA

5.05

Casper, WY

4.72

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

4.61

Kingston, NY

4.00
Areas with the highest location quotient for Transportation Security Screeners, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

9.40

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

8.04

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

6.94

Manchester, NH

5.55

Fairbanks, AK

4.88

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

4.31

Urban Honolulu, HI

4.20

Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

3.91

Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Division

3.52

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

3.48
Areas with the highest location quotient for Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

5.43

Glens Falls, NY

4.32

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

4.02

Southwest Idaho nonmetropolitan area

3.64

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

3.39

Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

3.27

Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.92

Bloomington, IL

2.86

Wasatch Back nonmetropolitan area

2.80

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

2.79
Areas with the highest location quotient for Crossing Guards, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Grand Junction, CO

7.52

Coeur d'Alene, ID

4.98

Yuba City, CA

4.49

Morgantown, WV

4.20

Northwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

3.93

Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

3.53

Pueblo, CO

3.42

Bakersfield, CA

3.11

Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division

3.01

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA

2.92
Areas with the highest location quotient for Security Guards, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Guayama, PR

8.91

Mayagez, PR

4.83

Los Alamos County, New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

3.69

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

3.67

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

2.53

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

2.34

Urban Honolulu, HI

2.20

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

2.08

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

1.98

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

1.97
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

32.18

Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI

26.08

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

25.35

Arizona nonmetropolitan area

19.80

North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

17.69

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

15.08

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

15.04

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

14.38

South Nevada nonmetropolitan area

13.69

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

12.04
Areas with the highest location quotient for Private Detectives and Investigators, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Fort Collins, CO

5.33

Binghamton, NY

5.25

Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division

3.35

Knoxville, TN

3.10

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

2.96

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

2.81

Tallahassee, FL

2.71

Lawrence-Methuen Town-Salem, MA-NH NECTA Division

2.70

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA

2.56

Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, MA NECTA Division

2.05
Areas with the highest location quotient for Animal Control Workers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Farmington, NM

8.84

Central New York nonmetropolitan area

7.05

Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area

5.65

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

5.45

Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

5.44

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

4.89

Arizona nonmetropolitan area

4.72

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

4.39

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

4.08

Binghamton, NY

3.92
Areas with the highest location quotient for Transit and Railroad Police, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

3.33

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

3.26

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division

2.70

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

2.18

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

1.25
Areas with the highest location quotient for Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

4.62

East Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

2.61

Hinesville, GA

2.25

Rome, GA

2.24

Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.03

Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area

2.03

Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

2.01

Morristown, TN

2.00

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

1.98

East Central New York nonmetropolitan area

1.96
Areas with the highest location quotient for Parking Enforcement Workers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division

6.16

Portland-South Portland, ME

5.03

Charleston, WV

4.25

Richmond, VA

3.77

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

3.71

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

3.69

Lubbock, TX

3.63

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

2.94

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

2.66

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division

2.57
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fish and Game Wardens, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

23.15

Northwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

21.98

Northwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

17.16

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

12.05

South Georgia nonmetropolitan area

9.34

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

9.09

Arizona nonmetropolitan area

9.03

Barnstable Town, MA

9.01

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

8.72

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

7.76
Areas with the highest location quotient for Detectives and Criminal Investigators, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ

39.18

Border Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

33.39

Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

27.13

Laredo, TX

15.55

Yuma, AZ

13.79

Arizona nonmetropolitan area

13.65

Coastal Plains Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

11.90

Las Cruces, NM

11.59

El Paso, TX

7.96

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

7.89
Areas with the highest location quotient for Correctional Officers and Jailers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area

24.92

Pine Bluff, AR

15.19

The Villages, FL

12.95

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

10.70

East Central New York nonmetropolitan area

10.01

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

9.00

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

7.87

Cumberland, MD-WV

7.70

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

7.44

Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

7.09
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bailiffs, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

10.50

Macon, GA

8.48

East Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

7.56

Clarksville, TN-KY

6.48

Northeast Virginia nonmetropolitan area

6.47

Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

6.42

Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area

5.83

Utica-Rome, NY

5.49

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

4.67

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

3.96
Areas with the highest location quotient for Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

37.69

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

35.74

North Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

29.45

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

22.42

South Georgia nonmetropolitan area

15.41

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

3.55

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

3.10

Newark, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division

2.51

Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

2.27

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

1.94
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fire Inspectors and Investigators, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Ocean City, NJ

9.62

Gary, IN Metropolitan Division

7.41

Prescott, AZ

6.00

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

5.76

Savannah, GA

5.36

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

4.52

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

4.22

Trenton, NJ

4.04

Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI

3.92

Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ Metropolitan Division

3.62
Areas with the highest location quotient for Firefighters, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

5.55

Southwest Idaho nonmetropolitan area

5.01

North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

4.88

Northwest Washington nonmetropolitan area

4.77

North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area

4.49

Prescott, AZ

4.48

Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ

4.44

Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

4.36

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

4.35

Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area

4.08
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Protective Service Workers, All Other, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Los Alamos County, New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

17.81

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

4.61

Mayagez, PR

4.44

South Nevada nonmetropolitan area

3.84

Charleston, WV

2.85

Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI

2.56

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

2.49

Haverhill-Newburyport-Amesbury Town, MA-NH NECTA Division

2.48

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

2.44

Santa Fe, NM

2.40
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ

13.79

North Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

9.75

Prescott, AZ

8.47

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

5.63

Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

4.88

Alexandria, LA

4.79

Lawton, OK

4.15

Arizona nonmetropolitan area

3.63

Springfield, IL

3.60

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

3.52
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

5.49

East Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

4.37

Lawton, OK

4.25

Jefferson City, MO

3.13

Leominster-Gardner, MA

3.07

Valdosta, GA

3.03

Hinesville, GA

2.96

West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

2.95

Arizona nonmetropolitan area

2.89

California-Lexington Park, MD

2.88
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area

15.98

Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area

12.48

The Villages, FL

11.48

East Central New York nonmetropolitan area

11.27

Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

10.42

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

9.63

Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

9.21

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

9.09

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

8.20

Jackson, MI

7.49
Areas with the highest location quotient for Protective Service Occupations, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area

4.18

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

3.69

Guayama, PR

3.56

Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area

3.35

Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ

3.22

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

2.96

Pine Bluff, AR

2.91

Los Alamos County, New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

2.87

The Villages, FL

2.78

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.74
Areas with the highest location quotient for Healthcare Support Workers, All Other, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

6.50

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

5.63

Fairbanks, AK

5.27

Clarksville, TN-KY

4.81

Carbondale-Marion, IL

4.55

Fayetteville, NC

3.86

Ocean City, NJ

3.83

Tacoma-Lakewood, WA Metropolitan Division

3.59

Elgin, IL Metropolitan Division

3.32

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

3.23
Areas with the highest location quotient for Phlebotomists, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Burlington, NC

12.27

Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, MA NECTA Division

4.92

Charleston, WV

3.32

Gadsden, AL

3.02

Grants Pass, OR

3.01

Lima, OH

3.00

Greenville, NC

2.81

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL

2.69

Valdosta, GA

2.67

Sebring, FL

2.62
Areas with the highest location quotient for Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Jefferson City, MO

4.47

Corvallis, OR

4.13

Ithaca, NY

4.05

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA

3.88

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

3.87

Auburn-Opelika, AL

3.67

Grants Pass, OR

3.63

Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.43

Winchester, VA-WV

3.05

Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

3.04
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pharmacy Aides, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

West Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

35.39

San Germ n, PR

11.69

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

7.18

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

7.10

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

6.24

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

6.23

Mayagez, PR

6.20

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

6.14

Fargo, ND-MN

5.11

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

5.03
Areas with the highest location quotient for Medical Transcriptionists, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

4.35

Rapid City, SD

4.24

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

4.02

Sioux Falls, SD

3.92

West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

3.80

Bismarck, ND

3.68

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.58

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.49

Lewiston, ID-WA

3.44

Morgantown, WV

3.38
Areas with the highest location quotient for Medical Equipment Preparers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Rochester, MN

9.18

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL

7.25

Chico, CA

4.74

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

3.96

Modesto, CA

3.62

Medford, OR

3.21

Bend-Redmond, OR

2.93

Wheeling, WV-OH

2.82

Billings, MT

2.65

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

2.63
Areas with the highest location quotient for Medical Assistants, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Gainesville, GA

3.12

Rochester, MN

2.51

Sebring, FL

2.50

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL

2.27

Homosassa Springs, FL

2.26

Macon, GA

2.25

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

2.17

Ocala, FL

2.17

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

2.17

Punta Gorda, FL

2.16
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dental Assistants, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Arecibo, PR

2.76

Redding, CA

2.41

San Rafael, CA Metropolitan Division

2.35

Provo-Orem, UT

2.31

Logan, UT-ID

2.22

Southwest Utah nonmetropolitan area

2.17

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

2.10

Fairbanks, AK

2.06

Dutchess County-Putnam County, NY Metropolitan Division

2.02

Lawton, OK

1.96
Areas with the highest location quotient for Massage Therapists, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Napa, CA

9.16

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

6.65

Wasatch Back nonmetropolitan area

5.92

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

5.71

Anchorage, AK

4.83

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

3.71

Santa Rosa, CA

3.68

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

3.59

Olympia-Tumwater, WA

3.22

Appleton, WI

3.11
Areas with the highest location quotient for Physical Therapist Aides, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

9.64

Wichita Falls, TX

8.18

Grand Island, NE

5.12

Abilene, TX

4.12

Lewiston, ID-WA

4.11

San Angelo, TX

3.99

Big Thicket Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

3.79

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

3.68

Homosassa Springs, FL

3.51

Camden, NJ Metropolitan Division

3.30
Areas with the highest location quotient for Physical Therapist Assistants, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Gadsden, AL

6.72

Homosassa Springs, FL

6.68

Cumberland, MD-WV

4.78

Pueblo, CO

4.58

Jonesboro, AR

4.47

Rocky Mount, NC

4.15

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA

3.89

Beckley, WV

3.68

Bay City, MI

3.62

Canton-Massillon, OH

3.47
Areas with the highest location quotient for Occupational Therapy Aides, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, MA-NH NECTA Division

14.08

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

7.81

Worcester, MA-CT

6.45

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division

6.11

Rockford, IL

5.86

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

5.04

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

3.07

El Paso, TX

2.98

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

2.94

Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County, PA Metropolitan Division

2.46
Areas with the highest location quotient for Occupational Therapy Assistants, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Gadsden, AL

10.71

Homosassa Springs, FL

9.57

Cumberland, MD-WV

6.34

Pueblo, CO

5.16

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA

4.99

Leominster-Gardner, MA

4.21

Canton-Massillon, OH

4.21

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL

4.11

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL

4.08

Southern Ohio non-metropolitan area

3.82
Areas with the highest location quotient for Orderlies, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Sumter, SC

18.08

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

12.91

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

5.12

Charleston-North Charleston, SC

4.34

Mayagez, PR

4.28

Florence, SC

3.73

Lubbock, TX

3.68

Chico, CA

3.19

Columbia, SC

3.10

Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.01
Areas with the highest location quotient for Nursing Assistants, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

2.95

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

2.63

Far East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.61

Northwest Kansas nonmetropolitan area

2.58

Battle Creek, MI

2.56

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

2.49

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

2.42

Garrett County, Maryland nonmetropolitan area

2.41

Homosassa Springs, FL

2.37

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

2.36
Areas with the highest location quotient for Psychiatric Aides, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Hill Country Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

17.09

Wichita Falls, TX

14.82

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

14.42

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

13.98

Jackson, MS

13.67

Southwest Montana nonmetropolitan area

12.49

Salem, OR

12.30

Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

10.28

Alexandria, LA

10.10

Kalamazoo-Portage, MI

8.85
Areas with the highest location quotient for Home Health Aides, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

7.58

New Bern, NC

5.30

Coastal Plains Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

4.76

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

4.73

Utica-Rome, NY

4.19

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

3.76

Lynn-Saugus-Marblehead, MA NECTA Division

3.68

Corpus Christi, TX

3.61

Northeast Coastal

3.49

Southern Ohio non-metropolitan area

3.41
Areas with the highest location quotient for Healthcare Support Occupations, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

2.56

Homosassa Springs, FL

2.05

Goldsboro, NC

2.03

New Bern, NC

2.01

Greenville, NC

2.01

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

1.94

Pueblo, CO

1.93

Utica-Rome, NY

1.92

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

1.92

Peabody-Salem-Beverly, MA NECTA Division

1.90
Areas with the highest location quotient for Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

9.98

Champaign-Urbana, IL

5.93

Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, MD Metropolitan Division

5.59

West Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

5.35

Jackson, TN

4.93

Santa Fe, NM

4.75

Manchester, NH

4.36

Chattanooga, TN-GA

4.27

Peoria, IL

4.23

Dover-Durham, NH-ME

4.13
Areas with the highest location quotient for Genetic Counselors, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

7.53

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

6.09

Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division

4.71

Salt Lake City, UT

4.02

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

3.18

Oakland-Hayward-Berkeley, CA Metropolitan Division

3.01

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

2.69

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN

2.58

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN

2.56

Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

1.84
Areas with the highest location quotient for Athletic Trainers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

State College, PA

4.89

Auburn-Opelika, AL

4.54

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

4.17

Bowling Green, KY

4.13

Winchester, VA-WV

3.98

Harrisonburg, VA

3.36

Charlottesville, VA

3.25

West Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

2.97

Dutchess County-Putnam County, NY Metropolitan Division

2.89

Lexington-Fayette, KY

2.82
Areas with the highest location quotient for Occupational Health and Safety Technicians, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

8.29

Joplin, MO

7.88

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

7.23

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

7.14

Midland, TX

6.73

Victoria, TX

6.58

Harrisonburg, VA

5.47

Knoxville, TN

5.44

St. Joseph, MO-KS

4.97

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.23
Areas with the highest location quotient for Occupational Health and Safety Specialists, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Midland, TX

5.85

Kennewick-Richland, WA

5.81

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.24

North Nevada nonmetropolitan area

4.82

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

4.81

Trenton, NJ

4.80

Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

4.60

Farmington, NM

4.40

Odessa, TX

4.38

Beckley, WV

4.10
Areas with the highest location quotient for Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL

5.31

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

5.02

Wenatchee, WA

4.76

Idaho Falls, ID

3.89

The Villages, FL

3.50

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

3.02

Homosassa Springs, FL

3.00

Ann Arbor, MI

2.91

Springfield, MO

2.76

Fayetteville, NC

2.71
Areas with the highest location quotient for Hearing Aid Specialists, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Bend-Redmond, OR

13.05

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

5.18

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

4.31

Columbus, OH

2.85

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

2.22

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

2.14

Austin-Round Rock, TX

1.66

Richmond, VA

1.53

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

1.47

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

1.40
Areas with the highest location quotient for Orthotists and Prosthetists, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

South Georgia nonmetropolitan area

10.97

Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, MA NECTA Division

10.74

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

7.88

Winston-Salem, NC

7.16

Ann Arbor, MI

5.21

Jackson, MS

4.58

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

4.57

Columbus, OH

3.57

Nassau County-Suffolk County, NY Metropolitan Division

2.76

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

2.61
Areas with the highest location quotient for Opticians, Dispensing, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Kalamazoo-Portage, MI

4.06

Great Falls, MT

3.86

Casper, WY

3.51

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

3.10

Flint, MI

2.92

St. Cloud, MN

2.90

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

2.83

Lynn-Saugus-Marblehead, MA NECTA Division

2.80

Bend-Redmond, OR

2.71

Muncie, IN

2.67
Areas with the highest location quotient for Medical Records and Health Information Technicians, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Rochester, MN

3.52

Iowa City, IA

3.24

Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY

3.20

Hattiesburg, MS

3.00

Victoria, TX

2.99

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

2.90

Jackson, TN

2.89

Bangor, ME

2.67

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

2.63

Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

2.60
Areas with the highest location quotient for Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

3.82

Wichita Falls, TX

3.46

Alexandria, LA

3.39

Homosassa Springs, FL

3.24

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

3.23

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

3.16

Monroe, LA

3.12

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

3.05

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

2.99

Jackson, TN

2.95
Areas with the highest location quotient for Ophthalmic Medical Technicians, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Wilmington, NC

7.11

Peabody-Salem-Beverly, MA NECTA Division

5.61

Port St. Lucie, FL

5.59

Odessa, TX

5.02

Hattiesburg, MS

4.37

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

4.32

Fresno, CA

3.74

Salisbury, MD-DE

3.64

Rocky Mount, NC

3.42

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

3.35
Areas with the highest location quotient for Veterinary Technologists and Technicians, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Ithaca, NY

5.68

Fort Collins, CO

3.89

Corvallis, OR

3.87

Gainesville, FL

3.70

College Station-Bryan, TX

3.57

Port St. Lucie, FL

3.33

Southwest Utah nonmetropolitan area

3.30

Ocala, FL

3.16

Tallahassee, FL

3.13

Homosassa Springs, FL

2.99
Areas with the highest location quotient for Surgical Technologists, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Rochester, MN

4.07

Sherman-Denison, TX

3.51

Florence, SC

3.45

Pocatello, ID

3.34

Mayagez, PR

3.25

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

3.21

Killeen-Temple, TX

2.78

Johnstown, PA

2.77

West Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

2.76

Gainesville, FL

2.73
Areas with the highest location quotient for Respiratory Therapy Technicians, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Mayagez, PR

27.11

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

10.71

Morgantown, WV

8.81

Tyler, TX

8.46

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

6.89

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

6.58

Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

6.04

Mobile, AL

4.85

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

4.54

Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

4.53
Areas with the highest location quotient for Psychiatric Technicians, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA

17.24

Lynchburg, VA

15.62

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

13.35

Port St. Lucie, FL

10.41

Pueblo, CO

10.09

Tallahassee, FL

9.37

Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

9.24

Visalia-Porterville, CA

9.09

Western Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

6.88

Santa Rosa, CA

6.50
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pharmacy Technicians, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

San Germ n, PR

4.07

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

3.97

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

3.35

Ponce, PR

2.96

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

2.57

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

2.47

Muncie, IN

2.37

East Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

2.33

North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

2.26

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

2.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dietetic Technicians, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Altoona, PA

10.71

New Bedford, MA

9.56

Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area

8.74

Bismarck, ND

7.20

Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area

6.99

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

6.28

Florence, SC

6.21

Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

6.06

Ann Arbor, MI

5.81

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.63
Areas with the highest location quotient for Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Gainesville, GA

5.13

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

5.06

Johnstown, PA

4.62

Northeast Coastal

4.27

Border Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

4.26

Far East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.17

Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

3.97

Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.93

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

3.88

Rome, GA

3.72
Areas with the highest location quotient for Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

The Villages, FL

5.64

Homosassa Springs, FL

5.10

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

4.67

Michigan City-La Porte, IN

3.62

Lima, OH

3.45

Waterbury, CT

3.34

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

3.27

Athens-Clarke County, GA

3.22

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

3.06

Gainesville, FL

2.98
Areas with the highest location quotient for Radiologic Technologists, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Rochester, MN

3.84

The Villages, FL

2.78

Mayagez, PR

2.74

Rome, GA

2.72

Altoona, PA

2.30

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

2.16

Dothan, AL

2.13

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

2.07

Ann Arbor, MI

2.04

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL

2.00
Areas with the highest location quotient for Nuclear Medicine Technologists, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Winchester, VA-WV

4.41

Peabody-Salem-Beverly, MA NECTA Division

3.55

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

3.38

Tulsa, OK

3.03

Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Division

2.58

Charlottesville, VA

2.47

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

2.17

Fayetteville, NC

2.15

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

2.10

Charleston, WV

2.06
Areas with the highest location quotient for Diagnostic Medical Sonographers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Rapid City, SD

4.65

Rochester, MN

4.60

Walla Walla, WA

4.37

Dutchess County-Putnam County, NY Metropolitan Division

3.46

Homosassa Springs, FL

2.77

Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA

2.69

Hattiesburg, MS

2.57

Sioux Falls, SD

2.41

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

2.39

Wausau, WI

2.36
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Rochester, MN

4.82

Gainesville, FL

4.60

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

3.65

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

3.47

Ocala, FL

2.86

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

2.71

Killeen-Temple, TX

2.45

Columbia, MO

2.41

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

2.38

Salisbury, MD-DE

2.37
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dental Hygienists, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Flint, MI

2.71

Northwest Washington nonmetropolitan area

2.58

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

2.57

Kokomo, IN

2.55

Grants Pass, OR

2.46

Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.44

Dutchess County-Putnam County, NY Metropolitan Division

2.44

Medford, OR

2.38

Santa Fe, NM

2.32

Bend-Redmond, OR

2.29
Areas with the highest location quotient for Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Burlington, NC

20.37

Ann Arbor, MI

3.26

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA

2.96

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

2.95

Gadsden, AL

2.93

San Germ n, PR

2.88

Johnson City, TN

2.71

Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

2.56

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

2.49

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

2.35
Areas with the highest location quotient for Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Burlington, NC

10.88

West Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

4.43

Ponce, PR

4.40

Mayagez, PR

3.98

Arecibo, PR

3.59

San Germ n, PR

3.47

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

3.32

New Haven, CT

3.26

Gainesville, FL

2.53

Tucson, AZ

2.48
Areas with the highest location quotient for Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, MD Metropolitan Division

29.10

Iowa City, IA

6.72

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

6.57

Gainesville, FL

5.95

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN

5.31

Ocean City, NJ

4.46

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

4.20

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

4.11

Ann Arbor, MI

3.61

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

3.33
Areas with the highest location quotient for Audiologists, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Asheville, NC

4.53

Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL

4.27

Iowa City, IA

4.11

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

2.74

Rochester, NY

2.51

Winston-Salem, NC

2.27

Nassau County-Suffolk County, NY Metropolitan Division

2.08

St. Louis, MO-IL

1.96

Columbus, OH

1.86

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division

1.82
Areas with the highest location quotient for Nurse Practitioners, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Rochester, MN

7.94

West Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

5.68

Mayagez, PR

5.03

Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

4.01

Ponce, PR

3.59

Beckley, WV

3.51

San Germ n, PR

3.33

Johnson City, TN

3.10

Joplin, MO

2.93

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

2.83
Areas with the highest location quotient for Nurse Midwives, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

5.05

Springfield, MA-CT

3.88

Albuquerque, NM

3.74

Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division

2.78

Syracuse, NY

2.58

Worcester, MA-CT

2.53

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

2.29

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

2.02

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

1.83

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

1.53
Areas with the highest location quotient for Nurse Anesthetists, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Rochester, MN

9.49

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

8.97

Knoxville, TN

6.24

Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

5.98

Charleston, WV

5.79

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA

4.77

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

4.22

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

3.94

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

3.92

Winston-Salem, NC

3.88
Areas with the highest location quotient for Registered Nurses, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

3.66

Rochester, MN

3.63

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN

2.55

Greenville, NC

2.53

Morgantown, WV

2.27

Gainesville, FL

2.26

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

2.21

Rome, GA

2.05

Lawrence-Methuen Town-Salem, MA-NH NECTA Division

1.99

Ann Arbor, MI

1.95
Areas with the highest location quotient for Veterinarians, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Ames, IA

4.32

Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

3.78

Fort Collins, CO

3.24

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

3.05

Ocala, FL

2.90

Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.85

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

2.71

Prescott, AZ

2.56

Athens-Clarke County, GA

2.56

Panhandle of Idaho nonmetropolitan area

2.50
Areas with the highest location quotient for Therapists, All Other, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Port St. Lucie, FL

6.47

Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division

4.58

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN

4.40

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

4.32

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

3.92

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

3.65

Gary, IN Metropolitan Division

3.40

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

3.38

Hill Country Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

3.18

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

3.12
Areas with the highest location quotient for Exercise Physiologists, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

8.01

Duluth, MN-WI

5.38

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

4.08

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

3.65

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division

2.55

Detroit-Dearborn-Livonia, MI Metropolitan Division

2.44

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

2.23

Madison, WI

2.20

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN

2.01

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

1.90
Areas with the highest location quotient for Speech-Language Pathologists, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Sherman-Denison, TX

3.50

Homosassa Springs, FL

3.46

Cumberland, MD-WV

3.36

Jonesboro, AR

3.23

Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

2.97

Las Cruces, NM

2.74

Pueblo, CO

2.64

North Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

2.51

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV

2.24

Far East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for Respiratory Therapists, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

4.78

Hammond, LA

3.44

Redding, CA

3.20

Morgantown, WV

3.18

Carson City, NV

2.73

Gadsden, AL

2.50

Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH

2.44

Rochester, MN

2.44

Gainesville, FL

2.39

Texarkana, TX-AR

2.31
Areas with the highest location quotient for Recreational Therapists, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

9.00

Napa, CA

8.31

Lebanon, PA

7.27

Alexandria, LA

5.29

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

5.17

Johnstown, PA

5.09

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

4.95

Southwest Kansas nonmetropolitan area

4.74

Altoona, PA

4.19

Provo-Orem, UT

4.00
Areas with the highest location quotient for Radiation Therapists, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

North Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

3.93

Gainesville, FL

3.58

Tallahassee, FL

3.52

Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA

3.51

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

3.10

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

2.67

Fort Smith, AR-OK

2.44

Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division

2.40

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

2.28

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC

2.26
Areas with the highest location quotient for Physical Therapists, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

New Bern, NC

3.14

Homosassa Springs, FL

2.97

Bay City, MI

2.94

Saginaw, MI

2.64

Beckley, WV

2.49

West Montana nonmetropolitan area

2.43

Rome, GA

2.34

Morgantown, WV

2.30

Lawrence-Methuen Town-Salem, MA-NH NECTA Division

2.27

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

2.20
Areas with the highest location quotient for Occupational Therapists, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

7.47

Cumberland, MD-WV

4.00

Homosassa Springs, FL

3.75

Gainesville, FL

3.00

Pittsfield, MA

2.77

Lawrence-Methuen Town-Salem, MA-NH NECTA Division

2.76

New Bern, NC

2.73

Battle Creek, MI

2.70

Manchester, NH

2.68

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

2.67
Areas with the highest location quotient for Podiatrists, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

3.45

Cleveland-Elyria, OH

2.92

Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division

2.59

Nassau County-Suffolk County, NY Metropolitan Division

2.57

Dayton, OH

2.55

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

2.39

Worcester, MA-CT

2.18

North Northeastern Ohio non-metropolitan area (non-contiguous)

2.17

Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ Metropolitan Division

2.14

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

2.13
Areas with the highest location quotient for Physician Assistants, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Rochester, MN

3.63

Glens Falls, NY

3.56

Central New York nonmetropolitan area

3.34

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

3.10

Rome, GA

3.01

Beckley, WV

3.00

Asheville, NC

2.88

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

2.81

Bangor, ME

2.77

Elmira, NY

2.76
Areas with the highest location quotient for Physicians and Surgeons, All Other, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Charlottesville, VA

4.38

Gainesville, FL

4.22

Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, MD Metropolitan Division

3.74

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

3.36

Corvallis, OR

3.32

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

3.30

West Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.25

Central New York nonmetropolitan area

2.63

Nassau County-Suffolk County, NY Metropolitan Division

2.59

Erie, PA

2.58
Areas with the highest location quotient for Surgeons, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

4.68

Springfield, MA-CT

3.93

Sioux Falls, SD

3.40

Roanoke, VA

3.29

Bangor, ME

3.25

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA

3.12

Muskegon, MI

3.01

Wausau, WI

2.92

Springfield, IL

2.87

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

2.81
Areas with the highest location quotient for Psychiatrists, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Staunton-Waynesboro, VA

8.07

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

4.50

Wichita Falls, TX

4.32

Bangor, ME

4.04

Roanoke, VA

3.90

Southwest Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.60

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

3.20

Pueblo, CO

3.14

Utica-Rome, NY

3.10

Rockford, IL

2.97
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pediatricians, General, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

5.05

Springfield, IL

4.03

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

3.71

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

3.25

Toledo, OH

3.03

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

2.92

Gainesville, GA

2.84

Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

2.82

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

2.70

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA

2.45
Areas with the highest location quotient for Obstetricians and Gynecologists, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

3.98

St. George, UT

3.91

Chattanooga, TN-GA

3.60

Bloomington, IN

3.23

Billings, MT

3.20

Dayton, OH

2.96

Roanoke, VA

2.86

Saginaw, MI

2.69

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

2.56

Springfield, MA-CT

2.46
Areas with the highest location quotient for Internists, General, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Ann Arbor, MI

16.41

Flint, MI

10.59

Springfield, IL

5.58

Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

5.25

Springfield, MA-CT

4.26

Saginaw, MI

4.21

Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division

4.07

Monroe, MI

4.03

Mayagez, PR

4.03

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

3.14
Areas with the highest location quotient for Family and General Practitioners, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Columbia, MO

6.16

Oklahoma City, OK

5.02

Punta Gorda, FL

4.06

Florence, SC

4.02

Spartanburg, SC

3.59

St. Louis, MO-IL

3.42

St. Joseph, MO-KS

3.34

Ames, IA

3.22

Staunton-Waynesboro, VA

2.96

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL

2.76
Areas with the highest location quotient for Anesthesiologists, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Mobile, AL

4.16

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

3.48

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA

3.11

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

3.01

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN

2.93

Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, MD Metropolitan Division

2.69

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

2.53

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY

2.34

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

2.07

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA

2.06
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pharmacists, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Rochester, MN

2.41

Dothan, AL

2.31

Morgantown, WV

2.16

Iowa City, IA

2.00

Guayama, PR

1.96

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

1.94

Hammond, LA

1.87

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

1.87

Homosassa Springs, FL

1.86

San Germ n, PR

1.85
Areas with the highest location quotient for Optometrists, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Charlottesville, VA

2.89

Leominster-Gardner, MA

2.87

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

2.59

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

2.57

Wichita Falls, TX

2.32

Oklahoma City, OK

2.32

Alexandria, LA

2.28

Kalamazoo-Portage, MI

2.27

Prescott, AZ

2.23

Greenville, NC

2.20
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dietitians and Nutritionists, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Fairbanks, AK

3.92

Rome, GA

3.83

Glens Falls, NY

3.03

Valdosta, GA

2.84

Rochester, MN

2.58

Peabody-Salem-Beverly, MA NECTA Division

2.56

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC

2.45

Trenton, NJ

2.41

Morgantown, WV

2.37

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

2.26
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dentists, All Other Specialists, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, MD Metropolitan Division

2.50

Newark, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division

1.78

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

1.10

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

1.04

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

0.92

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

0.75

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division

0.69

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD

0.60

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

0.60

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

0.52
Areas with the highest location quotient for Orthodontists, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

5.24

Fort Wayne, IN

4.74

Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division

2.55

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

1.89

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

1.88

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

1.40

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

1.00

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

0.72

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

0.58
Areas with the highest location quotient for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division

5.13

Nassau County-Suffolk County, NY Metropolitan Division

3.64

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

3.39

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

2.20

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

1.91

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

1.61

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

1.33

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD

0.70
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dentists, General, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

3.24

Hot Springs, AR

2.58

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

2.46

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

2.39

Abilene, TX

2.33

Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

2.31

Kingston, NY

2.26

Port St. Lucie, FL

2.22

Flint, MI

2.20

Fayetteville, NC

2.18
Areas with the highest location quotient for Chiropractors, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

3.90

Bismarck, ND

3.56

Flint, MI

3.25

Grand Island, NE

3.16

Eau Claire, WI

3.07

Lawrence, KS

2.98

Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

2.88

Northeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

2.85

Janesville-Beloit, WI

2.83

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.82
Areas with the highest location quotient for Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Rochester, MN

2.93

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

2.34

Rome, GA

1.99

Kankakee, IL

1.98

Gainesville, FL

1.92

Homosassa Springs, FL

1.85

Morgantown, WV

1.82

Ann Arbor, MI

1.79

Greenville, NC

1.77

Johnson City, TN

1.75
Areas with the highest location quotient for Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

11.19

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

8.27

West Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

6.82

Colorado Springs, CO

6.21

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

4.16

Urban Honolulu, HI

3.64

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

3.53

Albuquerque, NM

3.39

Boulder, CO

3.11

Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, MD Metropolitan Division

2.60
Areas with the highest location quotient for Film and Video Editors, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

12.15

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

8.99

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

3.63

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

2.99

Kingston, NY

2.81

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

2.71

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

2.08

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

1.95

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

1.79

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

1.44
Areas with the highest location quotient for Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

7.31

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

5.36

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

4.29

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

3.60

Baton Rouge, LA

3.51

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

3.31

Portland-South Portland, ME

2.89

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

2.77

Peoria, IL

2.67

Boise City, ID

2.56
Areas with the highest location quotient for Photographers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

3.69

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

3.59

Wasatch Back nonmetropolitan area

3.39

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.17

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

2.83

Urban Honolulu, HI

2.34

Evansville, IN-KY

2.33

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

2.26

Santa Fe, NM

2.25

Oklahoma City, OK

2.11
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sound Engineering Technicians, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

7.53

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

5.91

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

4.37

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

3.46

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

3.36

Salt Lake City, UT

3.27

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

2.77

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

2.42

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division

2.37

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

2.20
Areas with the highest location quotient for Radio Operators, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

24.77

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

8.96

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

6.43

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division

6.36

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

1.80

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

1.06
Areas with the highest location quotient for Broadcast Technicians, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Cheyenne, WY

16.37

Columbia, SC

5.16

Casper, WY

3.44

Medford, OR

3.38

Missoula, MT

3.36

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

3.04

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

3.01

Bowling Green, KY

3.00

Evansville, IN-KY

2.98

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

2.86
Areas with the highest location quotient for Audio and Video Equipment Technicians, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

8.14

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

5.96

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

4.15

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

4.13

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

3.41

San Rafael, CA Metropolitan Division

2.96

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

2.65

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

2.40

Pocatello, ID

2.05

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

2.00
Areas with the highest location quotient for Media and Communication Workers, All Other, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

10.97

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

8.09

Reno, NV

4.03

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

3.25

Chico, CA

2.86

Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Division

2.79

Anchorage, AK

2.70

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

2.55

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

2.33

Duluth, MN-WI

2.32
Areas with the highest location quotient for Interpreters and Translators, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Salinas, CA

13.87

Harrisonburg, VA

10.34

Columbus, GA-AL

7.51

Boulder, CO

3.99

Lincoln, NE

3.71

Provo-Orem, UT

3.66

Columbia, MO

3.61

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN

3.43

Merced, CA

3.30

Leominster-Gardner, MA

3.03
Areas with the highest location quotient for Writers and Authors, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

3.79

Portsmouth, NH-ME

3.28

Dover-Durham, NH-ME

3.24

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

2.93

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

2.88

Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, MD Metropolitan Division

2.83

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division

2.52

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

2.50

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division

2.42

Ithaca, NY

2.40
Areas with the highest location quotient for Technical Writers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

9.26

California-Lexington Park, MD

6.74

Framingham, MA NECTA Division

5.26

Huntsville, AL

4.40

Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, MA-NH NECTA Division

4.29

Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, MD Metropolitan Division

3.76

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

3.72

Raleigh, NC

3.67

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

3.24

Logan, UT-ID

3.21
Areas with the highest location quotient for Editors, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Charlottesville, VA

7.10

Greenville, NC

4.10

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

3.95

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

3.10

Ithaca, NY

2.94

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division

2.88

Boulder, CO

2.86

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

2.74

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

2.58

Iowa City, IA

2.39
Areas with the highest location quotient for Public Relations Specialists, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division

4.93

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

4.24

Olympia-Tumwater, WA

3.53

Corvallis, OR

2.83

Tallahassee, FL

2.72

Austin-Round Rock, TX

2.72

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

2.70

Ames, IA

2.56

Columbia, MO

2.55

Jefferson City, MO

2.45
Areas with the highest location quotient for Reporters and Correspondents, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

4.12

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

4.03

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division

4.02

Missoula, MT

3.72

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.54

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.47

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

3.40

Northwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

3.38

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.17

Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

2.99
Areas with the highest location quotient for Broadcast News Analysts, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Lexington-Fayette, KY

3.78

Charleston-North Charleston, SC

3.30

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

3.22

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

3.18

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

3.00

Salt Lake City, UT

2.90

Tulsa, OK

2.44

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

2.41

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

2.34

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

2.16
Areas with the highest location quotient for Public Address System and Other Announcers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Fargo, ND-MN

7.42

Sioux Falls, SD

5.21

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

2.72

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

2.57

Syracuse, NY

2.47

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

2.30

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

2.30

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

2.16

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

2.02

Nassau County-Suffolk County, NY Metropolitan Division

2.01
Areas with the highest location quotient for Radio and Television Announcers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

9.71

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL

5.74

East Montana nonmetropolitan area

5.70

Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area

5.59

Grand Forks, ND-MN

5.28

Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

5.19

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.15

Carbondale-Marion, IL

4.81

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.31

Southeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

3.75
Areas with the highest location quotient for Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

59.80

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

3.71

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN

3.54

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

2.80

Colorado Springs, CO

2.57

Salt Lake City, UT

2.43

Fort Collins, CO

1.96

Fort Wayne, IN

1.66

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

1.53

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

1.37
Areas with the highest location quotient for Musicians and Singers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

South Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

10.05

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

7.88

Medford, OR

6.43

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

6.14

Eugene, OR

6.05

Corvallis, OR

5.11

Albany, OR

4.85

San Rafael, CA Metropolitan Division

4.49

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

4.37

Binghamton, NY

4.01
Areas with the highest location quotient for Music Directors and Composers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

East Central New York nonmetropolitan area

9.77

Peoria, IL

9.06

Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

7.42

Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

6.75

Bend-Redmond, OR

6.02

Canton-Massillon, OH

5.85

Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area

5.80

Albany, OR

5.67

Dutchess County-Putnam County, NY Metropolitan Division

5.05

Salem, OR

4.80
Areas with the highest location quotient for Choreographers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Casper, WY

28.65

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

20.61

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

9.46

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

3.27

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

2.41

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

2.32

Newark, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division

1.93

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

1.89

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

1.64

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division

1.37
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dancers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

19.60

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

16.03

Urban Honolulu, HI

13.94

East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

7.41

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

6.94

Provo-Orem, UT

6.08

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division

4.05

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

2.19

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

2.12

Salt Lake City, UT

1.89
Areas with the highest location quotient for Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Provo-Orem, UT

12.49

Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

9.00

Tacoma-Lakewood, WA Metropolitan Division

6.49

Raleigh, NC

5.54

Jefferson City, MO

5.27

Charlottesville, VA

4.57

Kansas City, MO-KS

3.74

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

3.43

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

3.25

Colorado Springs, CO

3.24
Areas with the highest location quotient for Coaches and Scouts, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Utah nonmetropolitan area

7.10

Southwest Washington nonmetropolitan area

4.60

Bellingham, WA

4.32

Central-Southeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

4.18

East Washington nonmetropolitan area

4.15

Olympia-Tumwater, WA

4.08

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

3.93

West Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.82

Central Washington nonmetropolitan area

3.64

Northwest Washington nonmetropolitan area

3.58
Areas with the highest location quotient for Athletes and Sports Competitors, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

11.27

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

8.06

Reno, NV

6.61

Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division

5.13

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

4.82

West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Delray Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

4.27

Port St. Lucie, FL

3.97

Ann Arbor, MI

3.38

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

3.35

Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC

2.76
Areas with the highest location quotient for Producers and Directors, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

6.28

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

4.71

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

3.86

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

3.47

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

3.02

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

2.92

Austin-Round Rock, TX

2.17

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

1.87

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

1.84

Missoula, MT

1.66
Areas with the highest location quotient for Actors, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

9.68

Baton Rouge, LA

7.81

Albuquerque, NM

7.25

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

7.21

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

6.60

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

5.36

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

3.48

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

2.69

Salt Lake City, UT

2.69

East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

2.61
Areas with the highest location quotient for Designers, All Other, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Boulder, CO

5.24

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

5.15

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

4.45

West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

3.64

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

2.58

Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

2.55

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division

2.54

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

2.36

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

2.30

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

2.16
Areas with the highest location quotient for Set and Exhibit Designers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

6.04

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

4.77

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

3.13

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

3.09

Toledo, OH

2.95

Oklahoma City, OK

2.83

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

2.63

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

2.45

Lancaster, PA

2.12

Albuquerque, NM

2.12
Areas with the highest location quotient for Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Rapid City, SD

4.75

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

3.86

Flagstaff, AZ

3.72

Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

3.19

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

2.86

Great Falls, MT

2.48

Panama City, FL

2.47

Monroe, MI

2.40

Eau Claire, WI

2.32

Tucson, AZ

2.25
Areas with the highest location quotient for Interior Designers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

4.02

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.78

West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Delray Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

3.26

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

2.69

Lake County-Kenosha County, IL-WI Metropolitan Division

2.47

Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.36

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

2.36

Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division

2.29

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division

2.24

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

2.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for Graphic Designers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Boulder, CO

2.61

San Rafael, CA Metropolitan Division

2.46

Mankato-North Mankato, MN

2.34

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division

2.16

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

1.91

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

1.86

Pittsfield, MA

1.84

Fargo, ND-MN

1.84

Wasatch Back nonmetropolitan area

1.83

Grants Pass, OR

1.79
Areas with the highest location quotient for Floral Designers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Fond du Lac, WI

3.81

Southwest Washington nonmetropolitan area

3.55

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

3.11

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.94

Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

2.88

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

2.76

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

2.73

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

2.67

Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area

2.66

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.65
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fashion Designers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

8.00

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

7.09

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

6.04

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

5.95

Portsmouth, NH-ME

4.87

Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

2.86

Boulder, CO

2.65

Portland-South Portland, ME

2.43

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

2.27

Nassau County-Suffolk County, NY Metropolitan Division

1.89
Areas with the highest location quotient for Commercial and Industrial Designers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division

11.58

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

10.61

Detroit-Dearborn-Livonia, MI Metropolitan Division

9.04

Ann Arbor, MI

7.57

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

6.55

Monroe, MI

6.42

Lawrence-Methuen Town-Salem, MA-NH NECTA Division

5.46

Muskegon, MI

4.68

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

4.11

Sheboygan, WI

4.04
Areas with the highest location quotient for Artists and Related Workers, All Other, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Kansas City, MO-KS

10.16

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division

9.59

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

9.28

Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, MD Metropolitan Division

7.96

Colorado Springs, CO

2.50

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

2.44

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division

1.87

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

1.77

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

1.63

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

1.47
Areas with the highest location quotient for Multimedia Artists and Animators, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

6.47

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division

5.51

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

5.29

San Rafael, CA Metropolitan Division

4.30

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division

3.92

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

3.87

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

3.73

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

3.43

Raleigh, NC

3.42

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

3.17
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

3.81

Fort Collins, CO

3.49

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN

3.25

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

3.09

Madison, WI

2.73

Lincoln, NE

2.41

Provo-Orem, UT

2.39

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

2.19

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division

1.91

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

1.83
Areas with the highest location quotient for Craft Artists, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

8.24

Hill Country Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

5.92

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

3.90

Greensboro-High Point, NC

2.39

Oklahoma City, OK

2.12

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division

2.00

Urban Honolulu, HI

1.90

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

1.71

Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, MD Metropolitan Division

1.59

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

1.49
Areas with the highest location quotient for Art Directors, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

4.21

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division

3.81

Boulder, CO

3.58

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

3.26

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

3.17

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

3.14

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

2.71

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

2.55

Kansas City, MO-KS

2.54

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

2.41
Areas with the highest location quotient for Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

2.69

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

2.27

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.16

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

1.95

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division

1.85

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division

1.81

Boulder, CO

1.80

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

1.69

San Rafael, CA Metropolitan Division

1.65

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

1.63
Areas with the highest location quotient for Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Corvallis, OR

11.71

Bend-Redmond, OR

10.49

Gainesville, FL

7.32

Yuba City, CA

7.19

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

7.18

Greenville, NC

7.10

Greeley, CO

6.34

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

6.20

Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

6.00

Jacksonville, NC

5.49
Areas with the highest location quotient for Teacher Assistants, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

3.62

North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

3.33

North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.76

Lynn-Saugus-Marblehead, MA NECTA Division

2.63

Washington Parish, Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

2.56

East Washington nonmetropolitan area

2.39

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

2.35

Southwest Washington nonmetropolitan area

2.32

Yakima, WA

2.32

Albany, OR

2.31
Areas with the highest location quotient for Instructional Coordinators, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Ithaca, NY

11.99

Morgantown, WV

8.30

Athens-Clarke County, GA

4.52

Wichita Falls, TX

3.42

Corvallis, OR

3.29

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

3.28

Tallahassee, FL

3.25

Provo-Orem, UT

3.16

Flagstaff, AZ

2.84

Champaign-Urbana, IL

2.83
Areas with the highest location quotient for Farm and Home Management Advisors, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Lexington-Fayette, KY

32.84

Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area

27.42

Pine Bluff, AR

24.98

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

19.70

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

18.46

Ponce, PR

16.25

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

16.05

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

11.06

Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area

8.10

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

8.04
Areas with the highest location quotient for Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Provo-Orem, UT

6.67

Charlottesville, VA

5.92

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

5.15

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

5.11

Utica-Rome, NY

5.04

El Paso, TX

4.84

Salt Lake City, UT

4.78

Rochester, NY

4.69

Stockton-Lodi, CA

4.25

Topeka, KS

4.11
Areas with the highest location quotient for Library Technicians, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Ithaca, NY

5.20

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

4.68

Monroe, MI

4.55

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

4.42

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.24

Northwest Washington nonmetropolitan area

3.79

West Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.78

Champaign-Urbana, IL

3.74

Corvallis, OR

3.64

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

3.50
Areas with the highest location quotient for Librarians, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

4.61

Ithaca, NY

4.44

Arecibo, PR

3.29

West Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.09

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

2.94

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

2.93

Central-Southeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.89

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

2.86

Lawrence, KS

2.81

Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

2.76
Areas with the highest location quotient for Museum Technicians and Conservators, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

9.96

Southwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

7.05

Santa Fe, NM

6.92

Wheeling, WV-OH

6.73

St. Louis, MO-IL

6.55

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division

4.52

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division

3.74

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

3.72

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

3.64

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

3.20
Areas with the highest location quotient for Curators, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

10.84

Santa Fe, NM

8.43

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

7.67

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

5.16

Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

4.20

Springfield, IL

3.74

Manchester, NH

3.72

Boulder, CO

3.53

Columbus, OH

3.50

Raleigh, NC

3.27
Areas with the highest location quotient for Archivists, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Montgomery, AL

6.71

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR

4.03

Charleston-North Charleston, SC

3.76

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division

3.29

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

3.07

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

2.95

Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division

2.89

Madison, WI

2.74

Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division

2.58

Albuquerque, NM

2.57
Areas with the highest location quotient for Substitute Teachers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

4.70

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

4.34

Northeast Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

4.07

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

4.05

Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

3.73

Watertown-Fort Drum, NY

3.58

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

3.40

Bakersfield, CA

3.27

Southeast Idaho nonmetropolitan area

3.26

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

3.14
Areas with the highest location quotient for Teachers and Instructors, All Other, Except Substitute Teachers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Salinas, CA

7.88

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

6.47

Carbondale-Marion, IL

6.22

San Germ n, PR

5.59

Dothan, AL

5.55

Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ

5.09

Guayama, PR

4.88

Valdosta, GA

4.75

Ponce, PR

4.70

Jacksonville, NC

4.61
Areas with the highest location quotient for Self-Enrichment Education Teachers, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

State College, PA

4.27

Ithaca, NY

3.80

Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

3.42

Pittsfield, MA

3.34

Mankato-North Mankato, MN

3.33

Dutchess County-Putnam County, NY Metropolitan Division

3.30

Utica-Rome, NY

3.09

Fort Collins, CO

2.73

Provo-Orem, UT

2.71

New Bedford, MA

2.64
Areas with the highest location quotient for Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

11.98

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA

11.97

Pine Bluff, AR

11.51

Longview, WA

7.07

Central Washington nonmetropolitan area

6.99

Lewiston, ID-WA

6.73

Southwest Washington nonmetropolitan area

6.49

Yakima, WA

5.99

East Washington nonmetropolitan area

5.56

Northeast Coastal

4.76
Areas with the highest location quotient for Special Education Teachers, All Other, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

22.61

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

14.06

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL

12.72

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

11.58

Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area

11.57

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

8.56

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

8.08

Monroe, LA

7.99

Jacksonville, FL

6.49

Port St. Lucie, FL

5.86
Areas with the highest location quotient for Special Education Teachers, Secondary School, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Billings, MT

4.50

Hinesville, GA

4.29

Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH

4.03

Pittsfield, MA

3.94

East Stroudsburg, PA

3.75

Dutchess County-Putnam County, NY Metropolitan Division

3.70

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL

3.52

Rochester, NY

2.98

Victoria, TX

2.96

Central New York nonmetropolitan area

2.91
Areas with the highest location quotient for Special Education Teachers, Middle School, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Framingham, MA NECTA Division

4.67

Leominster-Gardner, MA

4.48

Albany, GA

3.99

Southern Ohio non-metropolitan area

3.67

Camden, NJ Metropolitan Division

3.65

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

3.40

Lynn-Saugus-Marblehead, MA NECTA Division

3.32

Merced, CA

3.12

Dalton, GA

3.05

West Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.01
Areas with the highest location quotient for Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

4.81

Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC

4.68

Billings, MT

4.11

Central New York nonmetropolitan area

3.87

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

3.79

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

3.41

Leominster-Gardner, MA

3.20

East Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.18

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

2.87

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

2.85
Areas with the highest location quotient for Special Education Teachers, Preschool, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

6.64

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

5.92

Northwest Kansas nonmetropolitan area

5.72

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

5.11

Framingham, MA NECTA Division

5.01

Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, MD Metropolitan Division

3.88

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

3.84

Syracuse, NY

3.81

Baton Rouge, LA

3.69

Springfield, MA-CT

3.27
Areas with the highest location quotient for Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area

14.32

Watertown-Fort Drum, NY

8.66

Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area

6.62

Southern Ohio non-metropolitan area

4.97

Mansfield, OH

4.79

Central-Southeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

4.31

Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

4.19

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

4.09

Taunton-Middleborough-Norton, MA NECTA Division

4.06

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

3.96
Areas with the highest location quotient for Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Hinesville, GA

3.43

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.32

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

2.87

Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

2.86

Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area

2.71

Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area

2.69

Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

2.69

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

2.55

San Germ n, PR

2.52

Racine, WI

2.51
Areas with the highest location quotient for Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Muncie, IN

8.33

Glens Falls, NY

8.01

Binghamton, NY

7.66

Utica-Rome, NY

5.65

Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, MA NECTA Division

5.45

Syracuse, NY

5.16

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

4.72

Asheville, NC

4.15

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

4.13

South Georgia nonmetropolitan area

3.91
Areas with the highest location quotient for Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Idaho nonmetropolitan area

4.24

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

3.20

Albany, GA

2.86

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

2.83

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

2.49

Janesville-Beloit, WI

2.47

Merced, CA

2.39

Salisbury, MD-DE

2.35

Coastal Plains Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

2.28

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

2.25
Areas with the highest location quotient for Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

3.06

Yuba City, CA

2.57

San Germ n, PR

2.48

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

2.41

Guayama, PR

2.39

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

2.32

Northwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

2.28

Merced, CA

2.24

Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

2.18

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

2.17
Areas with the highest location quotient for Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Fairbanks, AK

7.53

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

7.43

Farmington, NM

5.43

Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.23

North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.16

Merced, CA

3.13

Visalia-Porterville, CA

3.02

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.00

Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

2.87

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

2.76
Areas with the highest location quotient for Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Guayama, PR

3.74

Northwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

3.01

Haverhill-Newburyport-Amesbury Town, MA-NH NECTA Division

2.74

Peabody-Salem-Beverly, MA NECTA Division

2.62

New Bedford, MA

2.50

Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division

2.21

Yuba City, CA

2.21

Janesville-Beloit, WI

2.14

Dutchess County-Putnam County, NY Metropolitan Division

2.09

Mayagez, PR

2.06
Areas with the highest location quotient for Postsecondary Teachers, All Other, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA

6.19

Northwest Kansas nonmetropolitan area

5.97

Tallahassee, FL

5.61

Southeast Kansas nonmetropolitan area

5.59

Jackson, MI

4.83

Flint, MI

3.46

Lincoln, NE

3.29

Southern Ohio non-metropolitan area

3.27

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

2.51

Fresno, CA

2.50
Areas with the highest location quotient for Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Logan, UT-ID

7.24

Provo-Orem, UT

5.18

Monroe, MI

5.16

Napa, CA

4.75

Pocatello, ID

4.71

Redding, CA

4.63

Walla Walla, WA

4.52

Ponce, PR

4.50

Fayetteville, NC

4.33

Montgomery, AL

3.59
Areas with the highest location quotient for Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

College Station-Bryan, TX

9.73

Northwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

6.94

Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

6.37

Central New York nonmetropolitan area

6.03

Harrisonburg, VA

5.81

Provo-Orem, UT

4.83

Lynchburg, VA

4.73

Utica-Rome, NY

4.25

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

3.99

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.84
Areas with the highest location quotient for Home Economics Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Waco, TX

11.05

Austin-Round Rock, TX

3.76

Oklahoma City, OK

3.55

Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA

2.55

Raleigh, NC

2.48

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

1.97

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

1.58

Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division

1.52

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

1.29

Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County, PA Metropolitan Division

1.29
Areas with the highest location quotient for Graduate Teaching Assistants, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Ann Arbor, MI

20.78

College Station-Bryan, TX

17.87

Austin-Round Rock, TX

5.40

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

4.91

Urban Honolulu, HI

3.95

Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

3.62

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

2.99

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

2.60

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

2.42

Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA

2.37
Areas with the highest location quotient for Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

7.67

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

4.58

Abilene, TX

4.12

Mankato-North Mankato, MN

4.10

Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division

4.04

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

3.83

Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.75

Charlottesville, VA

3.70

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA

3.50

West Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.36
Areas with the highest location quotient for History Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Mayagez, PR

11.23

Harrisonburg, VA

7.14

Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, MA NECTA Division

6.66

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

4.29

West Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

4.26

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

3.98

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

3.78

Ponce, PR

3.73

Northwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.60

Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.49
Areas with the highest location quotient for Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Ithaca, NY

7.96

Harrisonburg, VA

7.79

Mayagez, PR

5.58

Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division

4.78

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

4.65

Northwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.80

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

3.80

Waco, TX

3.80

Utica-Rome, NY

3.78

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

3.56
Areas with the highest location quotient for English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Ithaca, NY

8.37

Savannah, GA

4.63

Harrisonburg, VA

3.57

Dutchess County-Putnam County, NY Metropolitan Division

3.30

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

3.29

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

3.06

Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division

3.04

Walla Walla, WA

2.89

Tuscaloosa, AL

2.88

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

2.87
Areas with the highest location quotient for Communications Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Waco, TX

5.87

Amarillo, TX

4.56

Harrisonburg, VA

3.87

Southern Ohio non-metropolitan area

3.63

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN

3.59

Ann Arbor, MI

3.44

Boulder, CO

3.14

Lake County-Kenosha County, IL-WI Metropolitan Division

3.07

Tallahassee, FL

3.02

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

2.98
Areas with the highest location quotient for Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Harrisonburg, VA

5.41

Provo-Orem, UT

4.45

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division

3.77

Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.68

Dutchess County-Putnam County, NY Metropolitan Division

3.59

Manchester, NH

3.54

State College, PA

3.26

Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division

3.22

Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

2.96

Mankato-North Mankato, MN

2.95
Areas with the highest location quotient for Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

23.81

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

5.57

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

5.33

Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.66

Columbia, SC

2.90

Madison, WI

2.60

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

2.56

Springfield, MA-CT

2.55

Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area

2.35

Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division

2.30
Areas with the highest location quotient for Law Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

6.01

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

4.85

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division

4.35

Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division

4.31

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

3.51

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

3.11

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

2.43

Madison, WI

2.26

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

2.17

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY

2.05
Areas with the highest location quotient for Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

9.97

Utica-Rome, NY

9.77

Rocky Mount, NC

9.53

Southeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

7.36

Northeast Coastal

6.01

Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

5.21

Greensboro-High Point, NC

5.21

Winston-Salem, NC

4.92

Terre Haute, IN

4.69

Fayetteville, NC

4.31
Areas with the highest location quotient for Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

5.79

Springfield, MO

5.37

Knoxville, TN

4.38

Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division

2.29

Pittsburgh, PA

1.90

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division

1.88

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

1.74

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

1.66

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

1.57

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

1.53
Areas with the highest location quotient for Education Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

College Station-Bryan, TX

4.09

Harrisonburg, VA

3.98

Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.80

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY

3.76

Mankato-North Mankato, MN

3.58

Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, MA NECTA Division

3.55

Prescott, AZ

3.53

Southwest New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.52

Lawton, OK

3.38

Springfield, MO

3.25
Areas with the highest location quotient for Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2015
Area Location Quotient

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

8.14

Ponce, PR

7.0