Charts of the areas with the highest location quotient for each occupation, May 2014


Areas with the highest location quotient for Material Moving Workers, All Other, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

30.12

Portsmouth, NH-ME

15.91

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

11.12

Other New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

7.51

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

6.85

Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division

5.74

Lake Charles, LA

4.78

Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area

4.33

San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA

4.09

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

4.03
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Far Eastern North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

31.78

Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA

21.88

Mobile, AL

16.18

Pascagoula, MS

13.66

Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX

7.40

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

5.96

Gary, IN Metropolitan Division

5.83

North Arizona nonmetropolitan area

5.28

Baton Rouge, LA

4.28

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

3.94
Areas with the highest location quotient for Mine Shuttle Car Operators, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

172.32

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

108.97

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

68.43

Charleston, WV

66.41

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

60.42

North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

57.05

Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

54.28

Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

32.92

Western Colorado nonmetropolitan area

28.22
Areas with the highest location quotient for Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Aguadilla-Isabela-San Sebastian, PR

5.70

Guayama, PR

5.23

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.77

Ocean City, NJ

3.77

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

3.51

Hot Springs, AR

3.37

East Central New York nonmetropolitan area

3.24

Rocky Mount, NC

3.04

Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

2.87

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

2.81
Areas with the highest location quotient for Wellhead Pumpers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

110.00

Farmington, NM

53.57

Northwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

48.90

North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

41.06

Eastern Montana nonmetropolitan area

40.15

Midland, TX

38.09

Odessa, TX

38.07

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

36.93

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

36.02

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

28.63
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

52.20

Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area

36.20

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

31.95

Longview, TX

22.15

West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

20.22

Odessa, TX

19.81

Lafayette, LA

15.69

Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

15.28

Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA

11.53

Corpus Christi, TX

10.13
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Eastern Montana nonmetropolitan area

74.77

Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

61.42

North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

59.35

Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

42.86

Northwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

41.03

Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

24.82

Southwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

21.59

Charleston, WV

20.69

Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

15.96

Pittsburgh, PA

9.45
Areas with the highest location quotient for Packers and Packagers, Hand, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Wenatchee-East Wenatchee, WA

6.00

Yakima, WA

4.32

Cedar Rapids, IA

3.78

Merced, CA

3.24

Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.11

Rocky Mount, NC

2.89

New Bedford, MA

2.70

Springfield, OH

2.58

Janesville, WI

2.54

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

2.52
Areas with the highest location quotient for Machine Feeders and Offbearers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Steubenville-Weirton, OH-WV

14.73

North Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

9.70

Southern Oregon & Linn County nonmetropolitan area

9.31

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

8.53

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

8.21

Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

8.09

West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

7.80

Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area

7.40

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

6.64

Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

6.61
Areas with the highest location quotient for Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

3.43

Lebanon, PA

3.29

Savannah, GA

2.60

Dalton, GA

2.07

Eastern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

2.05

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

2.05

Rockford, IL

1.95

Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

1.94

Gainesville, GA

1.93

Louisville-Jefferson County, KY-IN

1.90
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Longview, WA

2.56

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

2.55

Gainesville, GA

2.51

Amarillo, TX

2.51

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

2.40

Lake Havasu City - Kingman, AZ

2.38

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

2.31

Evansville, IN-KY

2.31

Bakersfield-Delano, CA

2.30

Fond du Lac, WI

2.26
Areas with the highest location quotient for Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

5.77

Lebanon, PA

4.61

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA

3.50

Yakima, WA

3.45

Southern Oregon & Linn County nonmetropolitan area

3.39

Eastern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

3.34

Janesville, WI

3.29

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

3.29

Wenatchee-East Wenatchee, WA

3.27

East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

3.11
Areas with the highest location quotient for Hoist and Winch Operators, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN

2.97

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division

2.75

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

2.63

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI

2.44

Baltimore-Towson, MD

1.93

Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX

1.20

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

0.91
Areas with the highest location quotient for Loading Machine Operators, Underground Mining, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

199.69

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

131.46

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

38.01

Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area

18.91

Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

15.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

33.33

Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

11.17

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

10.44

Western Colorado nonmetropolitan area

9.56

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

9.53

Charleston, WV

9.05

Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area

8.93

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

8.52

Johnstown, PA

7.67

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

7.54
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dredge Operators, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

25.47

Northeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

24.33

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

0.89
Areas with the highest location quotient for Crane and Tower Operators, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA

15.68

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

10.55

Mobile, AL

8.91

Pascagoula, MS

8.57

Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

8.44

Lake Charles, LA

8.29

Pueblo, CO

8.23

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

5.69

Bakersfield-Delano, CA

5.48

Owensboro, KY

5.44
Areas with the highest location quotient for Conveyor Operators and Tenders, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

16.06

Northeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

14.19

Southeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

12.34

East Central North Dakota

11.04

Kansas nonmetropolitan area

10.96

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

9.00

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

8.96

Central South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

8.73

St. Joseph, MO-KS

8.54

Western Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

8.52
Areas with the highest location quotient for Transportation Workers, All Other, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

8.33

Anchorage, AK

4.92

New Iberia nonmetropolitan area

4.54

Clarksville, TN-KY

4.36

Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area

3.82

Monroe, LA

3.76

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

3.63

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division

3.59

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

3.38

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI

3.10
Areas with the highest location quotient for Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

62.63

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

29.80

Spokane, WA

5.18

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

4.46

Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division

4.20

Honolulu, HI

3.42

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

3.30

New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA

3.09

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

3.07

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division

2.10
Areas with the highest location quotient for Transportation Inspectors, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

17.56

Cheyenne, WY

4.32

Springfield, IL

4.26

Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

3.55

Anchorage, AK

3.51

Billings, MT

3.41

Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ Metropolitan Division

2.87

Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area

2.81

Baton Rouge, LA

2.70

Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area

2.64
Areas with the highest location quotient for Traffic Technicians, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

9.30

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

7.35

Knoxville, TN

6.97

Chattanooga, TN-GA

5.96

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

4.06

Jackson, MS

3.38

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

3.34

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

3.22

Baton Rouge, LA

2.86

Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

2.80
Areas with the highest location quotient for Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Southern Oregon & Linn County nonmetropolitan area

9.70

Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area

7.75

Medford, OR

6.81

Eugene-Springfield, OR

6.39

Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, NJ

5.69

Sherman-Denison, TX

5.65

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

5.50

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

5.37

Bend, OR

5.07

Salem, OR

4.95
Areas with the highest location quotient for Parking Lot Attendants, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

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

6.01

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

4.60

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

4.31

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL

4.12

Honolulu, HI

3.39

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

3.29

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

3.17

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

3.08

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

2.55

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

2.54
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bridge and Lock Tenders, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Ocean City, NJ

57.88

Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

27.81

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

25.21

New Iberia nonmetropolitan area

18.02

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

12.43

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

10.74

Baton Rouge, LA

10.60

New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA

9.58

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

6.90

Pittsburgh, PA

4.09
Areas with the highest location quotient for Ship Engineers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA

124.97

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

49.18

New Iberia nonmetropolitan area

31.69

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

30.94

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

25.61

New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA

14.24

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division

7.91

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

6.70

Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

4.45

Jacksonville, FL

3.27
Areas with the highest location quotient for Motorboat Operators, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

80.14

Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach, FL

20.92

Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area

17.47

Naples-Marco Island, FL

17.37

Savannah, GA

12.88

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

12.00

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

10.86

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL

8.71

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

7.50

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

7.02
Areas with the highest location quotient for Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA

168.59

New Iberia nonmetropolitan area

36.10

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

31.81

New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA

19.41

Lafayette, LA

17.69

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

17.02

Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

10.89

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

9.87

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

8.74

Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

4.36
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sailors and Marine Oilers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA

103.74

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

45.07

New Iberia nonmetropolitan area

36.15

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

34.68

New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA

22.75

Muskegon-Norton Shores, MI

13.70

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

13.29

Mobile, AL

13.18

Lafayette, LA

9.42

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division

5.59
Areas with the highest location quotient for Rail Transportation Workers, All Other, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

0.69
Areas with the highest location quotient for Subway and Streetcar Operators, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

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

17.34

San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA

8.92

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

7.25

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

4.79

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL

1.06

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

0.96

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

0.70
Areas with the highest location quotient for Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

1.65

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

1.13

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

1.03

Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX

0.11

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI

0.03
Areas with the highest location quotient for Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

1.38

Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX

1.08

Kansas City, MO-KS

0.20

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

0.11
Areas with the highest location quotient for Rail Yard Engineers, Dinkey Operators, and Hostlers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Division

3.06

Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX

2.48

Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI

1.18
Areas with the highest location quotient for Locomotive Engineers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Baton Rouge, LA

4.84

Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX

0.22

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

0.05
Areas with the highest location quotient for Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

6.95

Fort Wayne, IN

5.63

Dover, DE

5.36

Toledo, OH

4.21

Lexington-Fayette, KY

4.15

Billings, MT

4.14

San Angelo, TX

4.13

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

3.98

Eugene-Springfield, OR

3.87

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA

3.56
Areas with the highest location quotient for Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

9.76

Rochester, MN

3.74

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.68

Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, MA-NH NECTA Division

3.35

Waterbury, CT

3.25

Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

3.11

Bismarck, ND

3.09

North Arizona nonmetropolitan area

3.05

Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner, MA

2.99

New Bedford, MA

2.95
Areas with the highest location quotient for Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

3.08

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

2.60

Taunton-Norton-Raynham, MA NECTA Division

2.38

Waterbury, CT

2.35

Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner, MA

1.99

Garrett County, Maryland nonmetropolitan area

1.98

Racine, WI

1.88

Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, MA NECTA Division

1.77

Springfield, MA-CT

1.75

Knoxville, TN

1.74
Areas with the highest location quotient for Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

7.34

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.27

Greeley, CO

3.77

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

3.70

West Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

3.69

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

3.40

Midland, TX

3.38

Southcentral Idaho nonmetropolitan area

3.35

Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area

3.31

Fort Smith, AR-OK

3.29
Areas with the highest location quotient for Driver/Sales Workers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Bowling Green, KY

3.20

Flint, MI

2.84

Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC

2.77

Eastern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

2.64

Goldsboro, NC

2.46

Rapid City, SD

2.33

Salisbury, MD

2.23

Harrisonburg, VA

2.20

Southcentral Idaho nonmetropolitan area

2.19

St. George, UT

2.14
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bus Drivers, School or Special Client, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Northwestern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

5.46

Anderson, IN

5.37

Lebanon, PA

4.75

East Central New York nonmetropolitan area

4.19

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

3.29

North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

3.13

Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.03

Kingston, NY

3.03

Dover, DE

2.83

North Arizona nonmetropolitan area

2.80
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

5.90

Honolulu, HI

4.02

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.97

East Idaho nonmetropolitan area

3.49

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

2.87

Eugene-Springfield, OR

2.86

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

2.86

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

2.62

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

2.55

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, CA

2.48
Areas with the highest location quotient for Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

San German-Cabo Rojo, PR

15.08

Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

12.07

East Central North Dakota

9.46

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

7.49

Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

7.32

Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area

6.70

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC

5.98

Tyler, TX

5.47

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

5.07

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

4.54
Areas with the highest location quotient for Flight Attendants, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA

5.06

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

4.74

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

4.72

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division

3.56

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI

3.03

Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO

3.03

Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX

2.81

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL

2.71

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

2.64

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

2.44
Areas with the highest location quotient for Airfield Operations Specialists, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Grand Forks, ND-MN

15.23

Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Division

7.78

Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, TX

6.08

Anchorage, AK

5.73

Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI

3.31

Honolulu, HI

3.05

Newark-Union, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division

3.04

Salt Lake City, UT

2.77

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

2.73

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

2.10
Areas with the highest location quotient for Air Traffic Controllers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division

20.71

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

6.90

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

6.77

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

5.75

Jacksonville, FL

4.31

Indianapolis-Carmel, IN

4.22

Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH

3.36

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

3.16

Lake Charles, LA

3.14

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

2.94
Areas with the highest location quotient for Commercial Pilots, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

26.07

Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA

11.22

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

10.63

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

9.95

Ann Arbor, MI

7.72

Savannah, GA

7.32

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

7.24

Columbus, OH

6.50

Grand Forks, ND-MN

6.46

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL

5.68
Areas with the highest location quotient for Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Anchorage, AK

15.13

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA

5.69

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

4.15

Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO

4.09

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

3.94

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

3.89

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

3.17

Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ

3.10

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division

3.10

Indianapolis-Carmel, IN

2.77
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA

3.93

Laredo, TX

3.33

West Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

3.25

Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.21

Eastern Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.11

Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.85

Cheyenne, WY

2.70

Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.54

Midland, TX

2.51

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.46
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Far Eastern North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.87

Northern Utah nonmetropolitan area

3.13

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

3.08

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

2.89

Southeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

2.54

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.39

Stockton, CA

2.30

Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.20

North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.15

Taunton-Norton-Raynham, MA NECTA Division

2.13
Areas with the highest location quotient for Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Division

3.66

Honolulu, HI

2.73

Salt Lake City, UT

2.68

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

2.60

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division

2.59

Springfield, MA-CT

2.56

Tulsa, OK

2.52

Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Division

2.46

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

2.20

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

2.14
Areas with the highest location quotient for Transportation and Material Moving Occupations, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.28

Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA

2.24

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

2.15

Lebanon, PA

2.14

Dalton, GA

2.05

Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

1.83

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

1.82

Joplin, MO

1.79

Eastern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

1.75

Northern Utah nonmetropolitan area

1.69
Areas with the highest location quotient for Production Workers, All Other, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Kankakee-Bradley, IL

10.20

Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

9.84

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

7.31

Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

6.39

Decatur, IL

6.07

Joplin, MO

5.78

North Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

5.58

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

5.55

Southern Oregon & Linn County nonmetropolitan area

5.21

Dubuque, IA

5.11
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Production Workers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Gadsden, AL

17.36

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

8.43

Gainesville, GA

6.93

Dalton, GA

6.23

Jackson, MI

6.04

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

5.14

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

5.08

Amarillo, TX

4.66

Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

4.33

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

4.31
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tire Builders, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA

3.73

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA

2.77

Greensboro-High Point, NC

2.34

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

2.15

Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN

0.78

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

0.12
Areas with the highest location quotient for Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

23.10

Pine Bluff, AR

18.11

Green Bay, WI

13.78

Longview, WA

11.23

Appleton, WI

11.08

Glens Falls, NY

11.05

West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

9.04

York-Hanover, PA

8.56

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

7.97

Altoona, PA

7.87
Areas with the highest location quotient for Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

12.52

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

6.99

Rochester-Dover, NH-ME

6.75

Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, NJ

6.31

Other New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

5.62

Logan, UT-ID

5.44

Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

4.74

Napa, CA

4.72

Lancaster, PA

4.28

Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

4.12
Areas with the highest location quotient for Etchers and Engravers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Rapid City, SD

12.04

Reno-Sparks, NV

8.83

Appleton, WI

5.67

Springfield, MA-CT

4.02

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

3.76

Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

3.61

Providence-Fall River-Warwick, RI-MA

3.57

Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division

3.32

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

3.00

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

2.47
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

38.99

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

26.80

Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

23.52

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

13.38

College Station-Bryan, TX

13.25

Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

7.63

Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

7.19

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

5.89

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

3.91

New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA

3.78
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, NJ

34.59

Central Washington nonmetropolitan area

25.56

Sussex County, Delaware nonmetropolitan area

16.32

Gainesville, GA

13.77

Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, WA

13.55

Yakima, WA

7.48

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

6.90

Salinas, CA

6.58

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

6.21

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

6.04
Areas with the highest location quotient for Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

18.07

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

17.77

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

17.75

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

17.15

Southern Oregon & Linn County nonmetropolitan area

13.53

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

11.96

Toledo, OH

11.09

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

10.46

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

9.60

Medford, OR

6.11
Areas with the highest location quotient for Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Cleveland, TN

31.61

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

8.01

Chattanooga, TN-GA

6.04

Eastern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

5.62

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA

4.42

Haverhill-North Andover-Amesbury, MA-NH NECTA Division

4.00

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

2.55

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL

2.30

Anchorage, AK

2.24

Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area

2.20
Areas with the highest location quotient for Semiconductor Processors, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

20.05

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

13.59

Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX

9.42

Greensboro-High Point, NC

8.05

Albuquerque, NM

6.14

Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division

3.61

Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Division

3.21

Providence-Fall River-Warwick, RI-MA

2.59

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

2.57

Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ

2.36
Areas with the highest location quotient for Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area

6.52

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

5.74

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

5.21

Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area

5.12

Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area

4.81

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

4.81

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

4.01

Lexington-Fayette, KY

3.99

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

3.82

Greensboro-High Point, NC

3.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for Painters, Transportation Equipment, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA

8.09

Evansville, IN-KY

8.01

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

7.95

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

7.36

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA

6.73

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

6.40

San Angelo, TX

6.19

Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

5.89

Amarillo, TX

5.40

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

5.37
Areas with the highest location quotient for Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

8.66

Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

8.30

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

7.84

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA

7.66

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

7.25

Steubenville-Weirton, OH-WV

6.89

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

6.47

Wausau, WI

6.24

Columbus, IN

5.94

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

5.75
Areas with the highest location quotient for Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area

6.66

West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

6.60

Gainesville, GA

6.23

Modesto, CA

5.47

Cleveland, TN

5.12

Ponce, PR

5.08

Central Washington nonmetropolitan area

4.77

Merced, CA

4.70

Sheboygan, WI

4.69

Yakima, WA

4.58
Areas with the highest location quotient for Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

St. Cloud, MN

30.16

Alexandria, LA

5.39

Rochester, NY

4.74

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA

4.02

Knoxville, TN

3.31

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

3.14

Syracuse, NY

3.12

Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division

2.97

Yakima, WA

2.92

Jacksonville, FL

2.86
Areas with the highest location quotient for Medical Appliance Technicians, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, MA-NH NECTA Division

8.29

Salt Lake City, UT

8.10

Reading, PA

5.13

Southern Oregon & Linn County nonmetropolitan area

4.31

Pittsburgh, PA

3.61

Gainesville, FL

3.35

Lancaster, PA

3.31

Chattanooga, TN-GA

3.20

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

3.12

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

3.02
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dental Laboratory Technicians, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Gainesville, GA

7.07

Lake Havasu City - Kingman, AZ

6.37

Huntsville, AL

6.06

Southcentral Idaho nonmetropolitan area

6.06

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL

4.94

Green Bay, WI

4.26

Coeur d'Alene, ID

3.64

Roanoke, VA

3.30

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL

3.24

Decatur, AL

3.16
Areas with the highest location quotient for Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

7.19

Providence-Fall River-Warwick, RI-MA

6.81

Rapid City, SD

6.78

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

4.68

Santa Fe, NM

4.54

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.98

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

3.80

Albuquerque, NM

3.75

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

3.24

Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area

2.81
Areas with the highest location quotient for Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Holland-Grand Haven, MI

4.93

Auburn-Opelika, AL

4.87

Guayama, PR

4.26

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

3.99

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

3.88

Columbus, IN

3.87

Dalton, GA

3.83

Evansville, IN-KY

3.30

Logan, UT-ID

3.18

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

3.17
Areas with the highest location quotient for Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Gary, IN Metropolitan Division

23.46

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

16.27

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

12.58

Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, NJ

12.51

Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

10.93

Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

8.59

Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area

8.51

Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area

8.46

Wausau, WI

8.35

Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

7.40
Areas with the highest location quotient for Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, NJ

15.84

Northeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

14.02

Michigan City-La Porte, IN

12.49

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

10.31

Southwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

8.85

Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

8.51

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

7.95

Racine, WI

7.80

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

6.51

Lima, OH

5.94
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, NJ

12.22

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

10.28

Fond du Lac, WI

8.25

Appleton, WI

7.97

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

7.30

East Idaho nonmetropolitan area

7.07

Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

6.85

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

6.59

Central Washington nonmetropolitan area

6.22

Wausau, WI

6.21
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cutters and Trimmers, Hand, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

38.19

Dalton, GA

14.72

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

9.72

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

8.68

Bloomington, IN

7.68

Southeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

7.27

Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

6.43

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

5.68

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

4.93

Greensboro-High Point, NC

4.86
Areas with the highest location quotient for Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Rome, GA

9.56

Jonesboro, AR

8.05

Anderson, SC

5.85

Michigan City-La Porte, IN

4.97

Decatur, AL

4.70

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

4.61

Racine, WI

4.47

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

4.47

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

4.31

Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.16
Areas with the highest location quotient for Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Muskegon-Norton Shores, MI

22.21

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

13.88

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

7.96

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

7.45

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

7.10

Holland-Grand Haven, MI

6.18

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

5.62

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

5.13

Wichita, KS

4.90

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

4.55
Areas with the highest location quotient for Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area

27.09

Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area

19.24

North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area

18.62

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

10.39

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

10.18

Wausau, WI

8.78

Northeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

8.13

Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

8.12

Harrisonburg, VA

6.67

Northeastern Virginia nonmetropolitan area

6.53
Areas with the highest location quotient for Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Napa, CA

38.37

Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area

21.12

Far Eastern North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

20.81

Santa Rosa-Petaluma, CA

18.76

Jonesboro, AR

13.08

Yakima, WA

10.55

Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

9.81

West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

8.69

Visalia-Porterville, CA

8.54

Modesto, CA

8.35
Areas with the highest location quotient for Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Decatur, AL

19.65

Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna, WV-OH

12.72

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

9.55

Mobile, AL

8.07

Lake Charles, LA

7.81

Charleston, WV

7.41

Lima, OH

7.33

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

7.05

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

6.86

Baton Rouge, LA

6.72
Areas with the highest location quotient for Plant and System Operators, All Other, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA

28.82

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

16.51

Southeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

15.29

Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

13.00

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

12.11

New Iberia nonmetropolitan area

11.79

Bellingham, WA

11.66

Lafayette, LA

11.03

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

10.79

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

9.05
Areas with the highest location quotient for Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

40.92

Farmington, NM

28.08

Southeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

25.09

Corpus Christi, TX

22.52

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

20.62

Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA

18.62

Lake Charles, LA

17.97

Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area

16.74

New Iberia nonmetropolitan area

14.76

Odessa, TX

12.69
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gas Plant Operators, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

33.45

Northwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

17.89

Midland, TX

17.27

Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

15.14

Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

14.57

Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

14.32

Northwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

13.27

Eastern Montana nonmetropolitan area

12.50

Charleston, WV

11.30

New Iberia nonmetropolitan area

10.97
Areas with the highest location quotient for Chemical Plant and System Operators, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Victoria, TX

43.43

Lake Charles, LA

35.38

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

23.21

Baton Rouge, LA

21.68

Gulfport-Biloxi, MS

12.41

Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

8.84

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

7.74

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

7.54

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

7.48

Spartanburg, SC

7.09
Areas with the highest location quotient for Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

6.48

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

6.28

North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area

5.86

Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.86

Central Texas nonmetropolitan area

5.62

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

4.82

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

4.65

Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area

4.48

Central South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.46

Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area

4.30
Areas with the highest location quotient for Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Longview, WA

13.87

Cumberland, MD-WV

7.44

Ames, IA

6.63

Far Eastern North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

6.54

Pittsburgh, PA

4.82

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

4.66

Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

4.42

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

4.33

Rockford, IL

4.20

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

4.06
Areas with the highest location quotient for Power Plant Operators, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

14.93

Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

9.38

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

8.94

Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

8.26

Manhattan, KS

6.89

Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

6.82

Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

6.32

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

6.12

North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

5.92

North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area

5.79
Areas with the highest location quotient for Power Distributors and Dispatchers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

13.90

North Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

12.83

Central Washington nonmetropolitan area

10.17

Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area

10.05

Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

7.52

Akron, OH

7.24

Southeast Arizona nonmetropolitan area

7.18

Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

6.63

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

5.13

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

4.30
Areas with the highest location quotient for Nuclear Power Reactor Operators, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Richmond, VA

3.62
Areas with the highest location quotient for Woodworkers, All Other, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

13.98

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

12.44

West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

9.07

Southern Oregon & Linn County nonmetropolitan area

8.51

Montgomery, AL

7.28

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

5.08

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

3.74

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

2.56

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

2.07

Oklahoma City, OK

1.58
Areas with the highest location quotient for Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

23.11

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

17.04

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

14.66

Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area

13.05

North Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

12.70

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

12.25

Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

10.27

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

10.24

Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area

10.13

Western Montana nonmetropolitan area

10.07
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

North Idaho nonmetropolitan area

24.96

Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area

18.17

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

15.93

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

14.58

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

13.61

Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area

13.38

Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

12.91

Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area

12.40

Southern Oregon & Linn County nonmetropolitan area

11.86

Tuscaloosa, AL

11.70
Areas with the highest location quotient for Patternmakers, Wood, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

85.18

Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Division

11.00

Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI

7.14
Areas with the highest location quotient for Model Makers, Wood, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

93.33
Areas with the highest location quotient for Furniture Finishers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

50.42

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

31.06

East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

13.92

Southern Oregon & Linn County nonmetropolitan area

12.51

Greensboro-High Point, NC

11.53

Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area

10.36

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

9.82

Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area

9.37

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

9.12

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

8.16
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

23.18

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

13.41

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

10.29

East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

7.55

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

7.40

Lake Havasu City - Kingman, AZ

5.83

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

4.93

St. George, UT

4.77

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

4.58

Western Montana nonmetropolitan area

4.43
Areas with the highest location quotient for Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

38.09

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

11.02

Rochester-Dover, NH-ME

8.94

Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division

7.28

Columbia, SC

5.76

Greensboro-High Point, NC

5.24

St. Louis, MO-IL

4.20

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

3.54

Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.10

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

2.78
Areas with the highest location quotient for Upholsterers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

86.17

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

82.38

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

24.91

Greensboro-High Point, NC

15.98

Morristown, TN

12.82

Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

12.13

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

6.48

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

5.63

Texarkana-Texarkana, TX-AR

5.51

Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area

4.65
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

30.77

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

16.19

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

10.20

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

10.05

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

7.97

Greensboro-High Point, NC

6.18

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

5.38

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

3.51

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

2.00

Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

1.87
Areas with the highest location quotient for Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

90.28

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

38.68

Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

24.43

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

24.30

Rome, GA

23.82

Columbia, SC

14.57

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

12.23

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

12.15

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

12.13

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

8.45
Areas with the highest location quotient for Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

244.97

Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

100.95

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

79.29

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

52.98

Burlington, NC

29.89

Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

27.49

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

19.21

Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

18.95

Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area

18.86

Spartanburg, SC

18.18
Areas with the highest location quotient for Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

159.52

Anderson, SC

53.61

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

52.75

Burlington, NC

45.94

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

25.72

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

25.69

Spartanburg, SC

25.05

Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area

24.63

Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area

19.35

Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

17.39
Areas with the highest location quotient for Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

52.01

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

29.57

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

19.17

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

12.05

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

11.21

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

9.92

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

9.01

Greensboro-High Point, NC

8.16

Anderson, SC

7.32

Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area

5.82
Areas with the highest location quotient for Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

92.33

Burlington, NC

63.39

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

41.33

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

38.06

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

30.97

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

22.77

Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area

21.74

Greensboro-High Point, NC

13.76

Anderson, SC

13.35

Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

12.56
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Clarksville, TN-KY

4.77

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

3.81

Reno-Sparks, NV

3.50

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

3.15

Madison, WI

2.51

Baltimore-Towson, MD

2.32

Evansville, IN-KY

2.21

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

2.06

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

1.95

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

1.92
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sewers, Hand, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

4.82

Chattanooga, TN-GA

4.77

Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX

3.88

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

2.96

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

2.52

Jacksonville, FL

2.40

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH

2.35

Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

2.25

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

2.13

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

2.12
Areas with the highest location quotient for Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

El Paso, TX

31.22

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH

2.30

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division

0.67

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI

0.57
Areas with the highest location quotient for Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

75.49

El Paso, TX

15.94

Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area

15.83

Charlottesville, VA

9.59

Northeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

5.84

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

5.45

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

3.91

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

3.59

Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area

3.54

Ann Arbor, MI

2.82
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sewing Machine Operators, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

San German-Cabo Rojo, PR

51.50

Aguadilla-Isabela-San Sebastian, PR

17.89

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

13.07

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

12.32

Dalton, GA

12.11

Mayaguez, PR

7.91

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

7.39

Northwestern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

6.82

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

6.71

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

6.10
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

New Bedford, MA

7.73

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

6.29

Wichita Falls, TX

5.09

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

4.52

Aguadilla-Isabela-San Sebastian, PR

4.46

Sumter, SC

4.42

Elizabethtown, KY

4.37

Tyler, TX

3.65

Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

3.32

Grand Junction, CO

3.28
Areas with the highest location quotient for Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC

3.41

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

3.37

Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, MA NECTA Division

2.78

St. George, UT

2.69

South Western Utah nonmetropolitan area

2.61

Macon, GA

2.47

Burlington, NC

2.44

Rapid City, SD

2.39

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.38

Bismarck, ND

2.35
Areas with the highest location quotient for Print Binding and Finishing Workers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

10.67

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

9.61

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

7.59

Appleton, WI

7.23

Lancaster, PA

7.08

Sheboygan, WI

6.64

Green Bay, WI

6.57

St. Cloud, MN

6.45

Dalton, GA

5.97

Elizabethtown, KY

5.21
Areas with the highest location quotient for Printing Press Operators, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

6.86

Lawrence, KS

6.34

Mankato-North Mankato, MN

6.31

East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

5.66

Dalton, GA

5.52

Altoona, PA

5.00

Green Bay, WI

4.74

Terre Haute, IN

4.25

Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner, MA

4.06

Harrisonburg, VA

3.70
Areas with the highest location quotient for Prepress Technicians and Workers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Pittsfield, MA

7.64

Green Bay, WI

6.71

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

4.27

Lebanon, PA

4.00

Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner, MA

3.99

Dubuque, IA

3.90

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

3.84

Ames, IA

3.52

Lynchburg, VA

3.12

Fond du Lac, WI

3.11
Areas with the highest location quotient for Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Western New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

32.34

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

12.64

Rochester-Dover, NH-ME

11.23

Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division

10.00

West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

8.86

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

8.45

Reading, PA

8.22

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

7.23

Cedar Rapids, IA

6.49

Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

5.77
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area

20.84

North Idaho nonmetropolitan area

18.00

Eugene-Springfield, OR

12.38

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

9.37

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

8.98

Saginaw-Saginaw Township North, MI

7.67

Racine, WI

7.58

Southern Oregon & Linn County nonmetropolitan area

7.26

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

6.59

Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

6.48
Areas with the highest location quotient for Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Jackson, MI

12.32

Mansfield, OH

9.26

Muskegon-Norton Shores, MI

9.15

Elmira, NY

7.05

Lincoln, NE

6.97

Gary, IN Metropolitan Division

6.73

Steubenville-Weirton, OH-WV

6.54

East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

6.34

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

5.72

Odessa, TX

5.62
Areas with the highest location quotient for Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Mobile, AL

85.95

Wichita, KS

33.72

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

19.33

New Iberia nonmetropolitan area

15.68

Fond du Lac, WI

10.52

San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA

8.91

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

7.69

Dothan, AL

7.47

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

6.57

New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA

3.83
Areas with the highest location quotient for Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

12.27

Rockford, IL

11.58

Peoria, IL

10.82

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

9.97

Muskegon-Norton Shores, MI

9.69

Canton-Massillon, OH

9.16

Fort Wayne, IN

8.83

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

8.13

Jackson, MI

8.07

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

7.83
Areas with the highest location quotient for Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Rome, GA

14.75

Clarksville, TN-KY

12.69

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

11.05

Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

9.75

Morristown, TN

6.88

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

6.77

West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

6.63

Mobile, AL

5.93

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

5.80

Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

5.43
Areas with the highest location quotient for Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Pascagoula, MS

15.58

Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA

10.17

New Iberia nonmetropolitan area

7.53

Casper, WY

7.53

Longview, TX

7.17

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

6.96

Northern Utah nonmetropolitan area

5.59

Odessa, TX

5.30

Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

5.27

Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.97
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tool and Die Makers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

14.21

Waterbury, CT

12.25

Kokomo, IN

11.74

Columbus, IN

10.64

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

8.30

Rockford, IL

8.20

Jackson, MI

8.06

Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division

7.30

Flint, MI

7.22

Holland-Grand Haven, MI

5.95
Areas with the highest location quotient for Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Mansfield, OH

15.57

Reading, PA

15.26

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

13.17

Racine, WI

11.66

Gadsden, AL

11.09

Sheboygan, WI

10.39

Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area

9.99

Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

9.92

Muskegon-Norton Shores, MI

9.89

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

8.56
Areas with the highest location quotient for Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Sheboygan, WI

23.35

Sandusky, OH

11.77

Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area

11.51

Holland-Grand Haven, MI

9.74

Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

8.83

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

8.12

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

7.27

Evansville, IN-KY

6.56

Fort Wayne, IN

5.99

Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

5.89
Areas with the highest location quotient for Foundry Mold and Coremakers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Sheboygan, WI

24.53

Muskegon-Norton Shores, MI

19.84

Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

15.74

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

14.33

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

13.41

Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division

12.53

Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

8.18

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

7.63

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

7.42

Northeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

7.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Muskegon-Norton Shores, MI

45.84

Appleton, WI

24.85

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

14.59

Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area

11.85

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

10.16

Lancaster, PA

9.61

Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

8.94

Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

8.46

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

7.97

Akron, OH

7.81
Areas with the highest location quotient for Model Makers, Metal and Plastic, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

12.51

Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division

10.17

Lake County-Kenosha County, IL-WI Metropolitan Division

9.46

Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI

9.23

Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Division

7.73

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

7.55

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

6.88

Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

5.06

Dayton, OH

4.46

Camden, NJ Metropolitan Division

3.93
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pourers and Casters, Metal, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Dubuque, IA

21.39

Central Texas nonmetropolitan area

12.14

Reading, PA

11.48

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

11.21

Evansville, IN-KY

9.62

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

9.17

Fort Wayne, IN

8.57

North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

8.41

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

8.15

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

7.85
Areas with the highest location quotient for Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Owensboro, KY

54.62

Gary, IN Metropolitan Division

40.56

Mobile, AL

21.47

Muskegon-Norton Shores, MI

17.89

Salt Lake City, UT

9.30

Evansville, IN-KY

9.16

Reading, PA

7.18

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

6.84

Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

5.88

Canton-Massillon, OH

5.76
Areas with the highest location quotient for Machinists, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Rockford, IL

6.13

Bay City, MI

5.74

Monroe, MI

5.13

Jackson, MI

4.95

Muskegon-Norton Shores, MI

4.94

Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

4.81

Odessa, TX

4.55

Elmira, NY

4.52

Sheboygan, WI

4.51

Sumter, SC

4.29
Areas with the highest location quotient for Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Jackson, MI

13.43

Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

10.51

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

8.98

Haverhill-North Andover-Amesbury, MA-NH NECTA Division

8.69

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

7.07

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

6.67

Williamsport, PA

6.44

Springfield, MA-CT

5.64

Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

5.34

York-Hanover, PA

5.33
Areas with the highest location quotient for Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Waterbury, CT

15.18

Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

12.48

Columbus, IN

11.28

Joplin, MO

8.43

Burlington, NC

7.81

West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

7.50

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

6.19

Rockford, IL

5.89

Battle Creek, MI

5.72

Southeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

4.88
Areas with the highest location quotient for Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

9.56

Muskegon-Norton Shores, MI

6.45

Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

6.14

Rockford, IL

5.76

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

5.41

Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

5.32

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

5.19

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

5.11

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

4.95

Elmira, NY

4.88
Areas with the highest location quotient for Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

8.85

Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area

8.35

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

8.07

Rockford, IL

6.49

Muskegon-Norton Shores, MI

6.01

Lafayette, LA

5.97

West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

5.90

Tulsa, OK

5.83

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

5.33

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

4.83
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

8.31

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

8.05

Terre Haute, IN

7.13

Mansfield, OH

6.85

Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

6.31

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

6.12

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

6.05

Auburn-Opelika, AL

6.05

Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

5.24

Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area

5.17
Areas with the highest location quotient for Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Gary, IN Metropolitan Division

49.03

Decatur, AL

12.94

Holland-Grand Haven, MI

10.18

Jackson, TN

9.01

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

8.33

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

7.55

Northeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

6.46

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA

6.13

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

5.90

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

5.62
Areas with the highest location quotient for Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Columbus, IN

43.50

Lexington-Fayette, KY

23.44

Anniston-Oxford, AL

11.63

West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

11.19

Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division

10.14

Rockford, IL

9.33

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

9.24

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

9.23

Canton-Massillon, OH

8.24

Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI

7.17
Areas with the highest location quotient for Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Fort Wayne, IN

9.50

Terre Haute, IN

9.02

Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner, MA

8.80

Janesville, WI

8.55

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

8.39

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

8.15

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

7.94

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

7.93

Williamsport, PA

7.50

Sheboygan, WI

7.04
Areas with the highest location quotient for Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Rockford, IL

7.35

Jackson, MI

6.27

Wichita, KS

5.91

Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

5.58

Danbury, CT

5.46

Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA

5.43

Waterbury, CT

5.06

Appleton, WI

4.99

Southwestern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

4.97

Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area

4.92
Areas with the highest location quotient for Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Columbus, IN

17.47

Jackson, MI

8.79

Dubuque, IA

8.32

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

7.53

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

7.50

Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

7.43

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

6.28

Elmira, NY

6.25

Western New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

5.90

Janesville, WI

5.80
Areas with the highest location quotient for Food Processing Workers, All Other, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

16.93

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

15.46

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

15.24

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

14.93

Fort Smith, AR-OK

11.10

Sussex County, Delaware nonmetropolitan area

7.87

Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

7.45

St. Cloud, MN

6.68

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

6.06

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

5.32
Areas with the highest location quotient for Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

17.05

Joplin, MO

15.81

Janesville, WI

15.72

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

10.84

York-Hanover, PA

7.71

Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area

7.66

Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, NJ

7.60

Modesto, CA

6.77

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

5.81

Southcentral Idaho nonmetropolitan area

5.62
Areas with the highest location quotient for Food Batchmakers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Logan, UT-ID

15.60

Danville, IL

7.38

Sheboygan, WI

6.46

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

6.09

Southcentral Idaho nonmetropolitan area

6.08

Joplin, MO

5.83

East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

5.68

Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

5.31

Las Cruces, NM

5.30

Wausau, WI

5.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

East Idaho nonmetropolitan area

18.07

North Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

15.24

Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area

13.58

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

13.32

Far Eastern North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

12.41

Chico, CA

12.03

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

9.15

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

8.80

Central Washington nonmetropolitan area

7.00

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

6.74
Areas with the highest location quotient for Slaughterers and Meat Packers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

48.78

Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

43.72

Merced, CA

27.85

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

23.09

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

18.96

Amarillo, TX

14.28

Kansas nonmetropolitan area

11.56

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

10.75

Fort Smith, AR-OK

10.60

Sussex County, Delaware nonmetropolitan area

9.12
Areas with the highest location quotient for Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

44.39

Sussex County, Delaware nonmetropolitan area

35.20

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

27.07

Harrisonburg, VA

26.45

Northeastern Virginia nonmetropolitan area

26.25

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

21.73

Gainesville, GA

20.80

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

20.52

Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

19.80

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

15.97
Areas with the highest location quotient for Butchers and Meat Cutters, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area 2

5.53

West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

4.22

Aguadilla-Isabela-San Sebastian, PR

4.00

Greeley, CO

3.95

Yauco, PR

3.93

Merced, CA

3.79

Ponce, PR

3.58

Lebanon, PA

3.08

San German-Cabo Rojo, PR

3.00

Central South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.95
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bakers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Yauco, PR

6.05

Jacksonville, NC

3.04

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

2.83

North Idaho nonmetropolitan area

2.61

Aguadilla-Isabela-San Sebastian, PR

2.37

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

2.27

East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

2.27

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA

2.24

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

2.18

Canton-Massillon, OH

2.17
Areas with the highest location quotient for Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

15.53

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

8.96

St. Cloud, MN

6.24

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

5.88

Mansfield, OH

5.44

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

4.86

Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area

4.61

Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA

4.54

Springfield, OH

4.21

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

4.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for Timing Device Assemblers and Adjusters, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA

1.71

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

0.29
Areas with the highest location quotient for Team Assemblers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

13.24

Lafayette, IN

7.16

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

6.92

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

6.61

Spartanburg, SC

6.50

Columbus, IN

6.45

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

6.36

Tuscaloosa, AL

5.85

Elizabethtown, KY

5.76

Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area

5.71
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

73.92

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

32.39

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

19.22

Port St. Lucie, FL

15.95

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

11.43

Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

11.37

Kansas nonmetropolitan area

10.92

South Georgia nonmetropolitan area

8.29

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

8.06

Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

7.85
Areas with the highest location quotient for Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA

8.90

New Iberia nonmetropolitan area

8.24

Wichita, KS

8.23

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

7.71

Pascagoula, MS

6.74

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

6.58

Fond du Lac, WI

5.72

Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

5.63

Williamsport, PA

5.35

Winchester, VA-WV

5.11
Areas with the highest location quotient for Engine and Other Machine Assemblers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

16.02

Huntsville, AL

15.39

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

12.27

Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

11.19

Tyler, TX

10.80

Toledo, OH

8.85

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

8.31

Racine, WI

4.74

York-Hanover, PA

4.49

Waco, TX

4.34
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

15.18

Southwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

10.80

Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division

8.95

Pittsfield, MA

7.82

Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA

7.20

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

7.07

Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

6.99

Rockford, IL

6.85

Western New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

5.31

Manchester, NH

5.18
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Binghamton, NY

5.68

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

5.53

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL

5.33

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

5.16

Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.06

Logan, UT-ID

4.95

Central New York nonmetropolitan area

4.71

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

4.60

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

4.52

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.28
Areas with the highest location quotient for Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

13.24

Charleston, WV

10.11

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

8.68

Jackson, MS

7.55

Lynchburg, VA

6.54

West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

6.21

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

5.55

Central New York nonmetropolitan area

5.14

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

4.67

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

3.97
Areas with the highest location quotient for Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

13.24

Tulsa, OK

10.39

Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Division

3.87

Port St. Lucie, FL

3.21

San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA

2.57

Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division

2.26

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

1.74

Bend, OR

1.70

Jacksonville, FL

1.65

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

1.56
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

3.48

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

3.26

Dalton, GA

3.21

Columbus, IN

2.92

Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

2.91

Holland-Grand Haven, MI

2.87

Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

2.78

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

2.72

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

2.68

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

2.68
Areas with the highest location quotient for Production Occupations, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

5.34

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

3.88

Dalton, GA

3.50

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

3.50

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

3.46

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

3.17

Columbus, IN

3.16

Holland-Grand Haven, MI

2.94

Sheboygan, WI

2.92

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

2.86
Areas with the highest location quotient for Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

11.23

Anniston-Oxford, AL

9.58

Portsmouth, NH-ME

5.45

Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area

5.14

Lake Havasu City - Kingman, AZ

3.79

Punta Gorda, FL

3.72

Naples-Marco Island, FL

3.66

Western Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.49

Manhattan, KS

3.25

Lebanon, PA

3.07
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Odessa, TX

4.84

Lafayette, LA

4.24

Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

4.20

Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area

4.11

Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.04

New Iberia nonmetropolitan area

4.03

Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

3.80

San Angelo, TX

3.69

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

3.60

Victoria, TX

3.24
Areas with the highest location quotient for Signal and Track Switch Repairers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Baton Rouge, LA

6.57

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division

0.90

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

0.82

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

0.25

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

0.21
Areas with the highest location quotient for Riggers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA

122.43

Lafayette, LA

48.40

New Iberia nonmetropolitan area

44.11

Odessa, TX

14.92

New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA

13.43

Victoria, TX

13.07

Baton Rouge, LA

11.51

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

10.53

Longview, TX

8.72

Pascagoula, MS

7.56
Areas with the highest location quotient for Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Lancaster, PA

12.53
Areas with the highest location quotient for Locksmiths and Safe Repairers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

4.92

Champaign-Urbana, IL

3.01

Akron, OH

2.89

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

2.86

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

2.76

Binghamton, NY

2.73

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

2.55

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

2.42

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL

2.41

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

2.33
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fabric Menders, Except Garment, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

377.75

Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

5.89

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

1.65
Areas with the highest location quotient for Commercial Divers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA

26.11

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

7.04

Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX

2.11

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL

2.04

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

1.98

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

0.43

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

0.27
Areas with the highest location quotient for Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Gulfport-Biloxi, MS

8.05

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

7.29

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

6.09

Norwich-New London, CT-RI

5.99

Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.25

Northeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

5.00

Elizabethtown, KY

4.75

Reno-Sparks, NV

4.71

Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area

4.48

Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

4.31
Areas with the highest location quotient for Wind Turbine Service Technicians, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Southeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

101.54

Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

54.18

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

42.00

Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area

34.91

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

20.34

Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX

9.66

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

6.55

Kansas nonmetropolitan area

3.50
Areas with the highest location quotient for Maintenance and Repair Workers, General, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.48

Lake Charles, LA

2.43

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

2.37

State College, PA

2.28

New Iberia nonmetropolitan area

2.18

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.17

Central Washington nonmetropolitan area

2.10

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

2.07

Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.01

Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area

2.01
Areas with the highest location quotient for Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Decatur, AL

12.06

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

5.59

Southern Oregon & Linn County nonmetropolitan area

4.92

Cedar Rapids, IA

4.90

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

4.25

Oklahoma City, OK

4.21

New Iberia nonmetropolitan area

4.04

Other New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.94

Fargo, ND-MN

3.90

Evansville, IN-KY

3.77
Areas with the highest location quotient for Watch Repairers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

3.09

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

1.32

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

0.89
Areas with the highest location quotient for Musical Instrument Repairers and Tuners, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Tacoma, WA Metropolitan Division

8.27

Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, MD Metropolitan Division

5.01

Rockford, IL

4.07

Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

2.63

Tulsa, OK

2.51

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division

2.32

Pittsburgh, PA

1.88

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH

1.86

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division

1.73

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

1.72
Areas with the highest location quotient for Medical Equipment Repairers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Morgantown, WV

4.85

Rochester, MN

4.27

Jacksonville, FL

3.87

Hot Springs, AR

3.81

Peabody, MA NECTA Division

3.50

Pueblo, CO

3.09

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

3.02

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL

2.97

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

2.85

Gainesville, FL

2.83
Areas with the highest location quotient for Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

3.58

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

3.30

Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

2.54

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

1.97

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

1.87

Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Division

1.82

Nassau-Suffolk, NY Metropolitan Division

1.75

Baltimore-Towson, MD

1.64

San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA

1.41

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division

1.04
Areas with the highest location quotient for Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Mayaguez, PR

5.30

Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

3.43

Mansfield, OH

3.26

Pascagoula, MS

2.82

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

2.78

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

2.77

Richmond, VA

2.69

Ponce, PR

2.53

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

2.49

Glens Falls, NY

2.41
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Sumter, SC

7.89

Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

7.74

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

6.95

Southwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

6.41

Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

6.41

Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.64

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

5.46

Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.26

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.08

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

5.06
Areas with the highest location quotient for Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH

7.50

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

2.46
Areas with the highest location quotient for Millwrights, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Longview, WA

27.17

Far Eastern North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

11.95

Florence, SC

11.41

Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

9.37

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

9.30

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

8.43

North Idaho nonmetropolitan area

7.90

Muskegon-Norton Shores, MI

6.50

Bellingham, WA

6.28

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

6.22
Areas with the highest location quotient for Maintenance Workers, Machinery, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Wichita Falls, TX

6.71

Sheboygan, WI

6.63

Odessa, TX

6.35

Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

6.32

Southwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

5.95

Midland, TX

5.57

Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area

5.34

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

5.30

Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

5.13

Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.91
Areas with the highest location quotient for Industrial Machinery Mechanics, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Gary, IN Metropolitan Division

6.70

Odessa, TX

5.79

Dalton, GA

5.55

Casper, WY

5.52

Farmington, NM

5.50

Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

5.09

Decatur, AL

4.85

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

4.75

Midland, TX

4.66

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

4.57
Areas with the highest location quotient for Home Appliance Repairers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

3.62

Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

3.33

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA

3.31

Grand Junction, CO

3.14

Naples-Marco Island, FL

3.05

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

3.04

Canton-Massillon, OH

2.93

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

2.71

Fresno, CA

2.71

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL

2.70
Areas with the highest location quotient for Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Sussex County, Delaware nonmetropolitan area

3.25

Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach, FL

3.10

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

2.84

Lima, OH

2.67

East Central New York nonmetropolitan area

2.60

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

2.55

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

2.52

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

2.34

Carson City, NV

2.34

Hinesville-Fort Stewart, GA

2.33
Areas with the highest location quotient for Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Farmington, NM

15.44

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

10.44

San Angelo, TX

7.91

Southeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

6.56

Odessa, TX

6.14

Anniston-Oxford, AL

6.03

Longview, TX

5.97

Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area

5.76

Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

5.26

Midland, TX

5.12
Areas with the highest location quotient for Mechanical Door Repairers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

St. Cloud, MN

5.08

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

4.50

Charleston, WV

4.46

Amarillo, TX

3.88

Chattanooga, TN-GA

3.45

Toledo, OH

3.41

Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area

3.26

Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL

3.15

Akron, OH

3.00

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

2.95
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tire Repairers and Changers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

San Angelo, TX

4.94

North Idaho nonmetropolitan area

4.61

Lake Havasu City - Kingman, AZ

4.45

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

4.28

Decatur, AL

4.09

Great Falls, MT

4.05

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

3.97

Central Washington nonmetropolitan area

3.95

Fairbanks, AK

3.54

Longview, WA

3.50
Areas with the highest location quotient for Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

35.25

Yuma, AZ

15.56

Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, WA

8.32

Bend, OR

8.20

Rapid City, SD

7.40

Chattanooga, TN-GA

4.42

Southern Oregon & Linn County nonmetropolitan area

4.16

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

3.97

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

3.76

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

2.90
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bicycle Repairers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

29.13

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

9.09

Grand Junction, CO

8.68

Portsmouth, NH-ME

7.04

Appleton, WI

4.26

Boise City-Nampa, ID

4.24

Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA

3.43

Tucson, AZ

3.13

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

3.01

Lake County-Kenosha County, IL-WI Metropolitan Division

2.04
Areas with the highest location quotient for Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

6.76

Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

5.88

Naples-Marco Island, FL

5.03

Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area

5.00

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

4.97

Ocala, FL

4.71

Lynchburg, VA

4.54

Pascagoula, MS

4.51

Northwestern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

4.30

Monroe, MI

4.26
Areas with the highest location quotient for Motorcycle Mechanics, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Glens Falls, NY

7.24

Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

5.75

Rochester-Dover, NH-ME

5.17

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL

4.96

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

4.54

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL

4.33

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

4.10

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

4.09

Medford, OR

4.05

Tyler, TX

4.04
Areas with the highest location quotient for Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

15.69

Barnstable Town, MA

15.24

Northeastern Virginia nonmetropolitan area

12.97

Sandusky, OH

12.20

Upper Eastern Shore nonmetropolitan area

11.33

Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area

9.36

Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

9.22

Ocean City, NJ

8.96

Other New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

8.85

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

8.31
Areas with the highest location quotient for Rail Car Repairers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

24.31

Gary, IN Metropolitan Division

5.88

Western Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

4.49

Baton Rouge, LA

4.11

Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ Metropolitan Division

2.79

Kansas nonmetropolitan area

2.16

Kansas City, MO-KS

2.11

St. Louis, MO-IL

1.82

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

1.67

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

1.35
Areas with the highest location quotient for Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area

29.71

Texarkana-Texarkana, TX-AR

18.16

Anniston-Oxford, AL

16.66

Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

14.37

Southeast Arizona nonmetropolitan area

10.49

Casper, WY

9.26

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

7.51

Duluth, MN-WI

7.44

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

6.66

Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

6.20
Areas with the highest location quotient for Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

East Central North Dakota

26.96

Southeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

26.10

Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

25.85

Western Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

23.46

Central South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

19.97

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

18.66

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

17.65

Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

16.97

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

13.39

Northeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

13.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

7.30

Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

6.07

Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

4.34

Casper, WY

4.12

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.59

Eastern Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.53

Longview, TX

3.32

Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area

3.07

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

3.06

Odessa, TX

3.02
Areas with the highest location quotient for Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Garrett County, Maryland nonmetropolitan area

3.42

West Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

1.99

Punta Gorda, FL

1.94

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

1.94

Farmington, NM

1.93

Fairbanks, AK

1.92

Burlington, NC

1.90

Dalton, GA

1.89

Jacksonville, NC

1.88

Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

1.87
Areas with the highest location quotient for Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Tacoma, WA Metropolitan Division

9.42

Dothan, AL

7.89

Wheeling, WV-OH

7.48

Northwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

6.92

Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner, MA

6.85

Jonesboro, AR

5.90

Odessa, TX

5.39

Columbus, OH

4.70

Fort Smith, AR-OK

4.65

Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area

4.07
Areas with the highest location quotient for Automotive Body and Related Repairers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Brunswick, GA

3.31

Far Eastern North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.89

Anderson, IN

2.71

Northern Utah nonmetropolitan area

2.70

Rapid City, SD

2.66

Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

2.60

Anniston-Oxford, AL

2.60

Williamsport, PA

2.57

Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

2.56

Upper Eastern Shore nonmetropolitan area

2.52
Areas with the highest location quotient for Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

30.52

Warner Robins, GA

24.33

Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area

9.13

Corpus Christi, TX

8.73

Savannah, GA

6.64

Anchorage, AK

6.19

Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area

5.87

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

5.41

Fairbanks, AK

5.24

Wichita, KS

5.03
Areas with the highest location quotient for Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Jackson, TN

3.77

Akron, OH

3.55

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

3.07

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

3.04

Columbus, GA-AL

3.02

Manchester, NH

2.62

Lubbock, TX

2.50

Albuquerque, NM

2.50

Peoria, IL

2.49

Jefferson City, MO

2.43
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Akron, OH

6.17

Tucson, AZ

4.54

Sioux Falls, SD

3.89

Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL

3.73

Cape Girardeau-Jackson, MO-IL

3.68

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA

3.33

El Paso, TX

2.88

Fargo, ND-MN

2.75

Edison-New Brunswick, NJ Metropolitan Division

2.59

State College, PA

2.58
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Bismarck, ND

8.69

College Station-Bryan, TX

8.25

Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

3.68

San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA

3.20

Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Division

2.84

Edison-New Brunswick, NJ Metropolitan Division

2.74

Nassau-Suffolk, NY Metropolitan Division

2.53

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

2.42

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

2.33

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

2.20
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

5.90

Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area

5.49

North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

5.39

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

5.32

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

5.25

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

4.89

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

4.64

Mobile, AL

4.61

Macon, GA

4.56

Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ Metropolitan Division

4.14
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Warner Robins, GA

38.14

Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

16.28

Anniston-Oxford, AL

6.36

Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

6.32

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

5.90

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

5.76

Decatur, AL

5.68

Portsmouth, NH-ME

4.98

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

4.58

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

4.47
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, TX

13.92

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

8.81

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

6.45

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

5.68

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

4.76

Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Division

4.15

Reno-Sparks, NV

4.01

Mobile, AL

2.64

Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

2.55

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

2.39
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

9.97

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

6.83

Central Washington nonmetropolitan area

4.07

Bangor, ME

4.06

Kansas nonmetropolitan area

3.80

Duluth, MN-WI

3.36

Boise City-Nampa, ID

3.34

Lubbock, TX

3.28

Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

3.09

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

3.08
Areas with the highest location quotient for Avionics Technicians, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

23.97

Wichita, KS

16.40

Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA

13.00

Huntsville, AL

11.24

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

9.05

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

6.15

Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Division

4.83

Oklahoma City, OK

4.59

Greensboro-High Point, NC

4.24

Tucson, AZ

4.07
Areas with the highest location quotient for Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Manchester, NH

4.61

Saginaw-Saginaw Township North, MI

3.25

Bend, OR

2.39

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

2.26

Huntsville, AL

2.20

La Crosse, WI-MN

2.14

Gadsden, AL

2.13

Portsmouth, NH-ME

2.00

Cheyenne, WY

2.00

Springfield, MO

1.95
Areas with the highest location quotient for Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

11.28

Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, SC

9.33

Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, MA NECTA Division

6.94

Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

5.81

Evansville, IN-KY

5.76

Fort Wayne, IN

5.30

Southcentral Idaho nonmetropolitan area

5.18

Bend, OR

4.88

West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

4.69

San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, PR

4.41
Areas with the highest location quotient for Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Montgomery, AL

2.98

Framingham, MA NECTA Division

2.83

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

2.77

Manchester, NH

2.74

Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Division

2.67

Louisville-Jefferson County, KY-IN

2.65

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

2.49

Eau Claire, WI

2.44

Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division

2.42

College Station-Bryan, TX

2.27
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

3.06

Warner Robins, GA

2.46

Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.32

Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area

2.32

Far Eastern North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.29

Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach, FL

2.29

Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.23

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

2.20

Casper, WY

2.11

Southwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

2.06
Areas with the highest location quotient for Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area

2.53

Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.11

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

2.09

Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA

2.03

Warner Robins, GA

2.01

Odessa, TX

2.00

Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

1.96

Casper, WY

1.84

Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

1.83

Anniston-Oxford, AL

1.81
Areas with the highest location quotient for Extraction Workers, All Other, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

202.48

Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area

26.39

Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

24.99

Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA

22.94

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

2.58

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

0.69
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Extraction Workers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

46.01

Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area

41.54

Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area

37.56

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

34.46

Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

33.10

Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area

24.55

Odessa, TX

18.29

Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area

15.61

North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

14.35

Southwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

13.23
Areas with the highest location quotient for Roustabouts, Oil and Gas, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

98.30

Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area

45.88

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

44.50

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

42.74

Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area

41.89

Midland, TX

39.58

Odessa, TX

37.23

Northwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

28.30

Casper, WY

26.20

Greeley, CO

25.78
Areas with the highest location quotient for Roof Bolters, Mining, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

134.52

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

128.87

North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

110.26

Morgantown, WV

66.38

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

62.84

Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

47.83

Charleston, WV

45.02

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

36.14

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

24.82

Evansville, IN-KY

23.18
Areas with the highest location quotient for Rock Splitters, Quarry, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Western Montana nonmetropolitan area

86.60

Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

57.49

Prescott, AZ

42.96

Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area

27.76

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

17.91

Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area

17.84

Western Colorado nonmetropolitan area

15.05

Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

14.06

West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

8.38

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

2.73
Areas with the highest location quotient for Mining Machine Operators, All Other, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area

117.15

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

23.30

Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

16.25
Areas with the highest location quotient for Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area

302.31

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

58.08

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

31.21

Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

30.93

Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area

27.58

Southwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

10.83

Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area

9.59

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

2.98

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

0.72
Areas with the highest location quotient for Continuous Mining Machine Operators, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area

317.87

Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area

96.03

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

55.41

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

39.85

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

31.33

Western Colorado nonmetropolitan area

22.54

Cumberland, MD-WV

21.47

North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

18.12

Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

16.78

Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area

13.95
Areas with the highest location quotient for Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

198.88

Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

99.02

Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area

63.99

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

29.67

Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area

10.75

Charleston, WV

10.54

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

8.99

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

4.80

Baltimore-Towson, MD

4.19

Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Division

3.96
Areas with the highest location quotient for Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area

78.60

Southeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

26.75

Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area

18.39

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

14.47

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

12.84

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

12.61

North Idaho nonmetropolitan area

10.71

West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

9.67

Monroe, MI

8.88

North Arizona nonmetropolitan area

8.68
Areas with the highest location quotient for Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

71.96

Midland, TX

62.99

Odessa, TX

51.91

Greeley, CO

46.64

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

45.54

Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area

32.66

Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

32.16

Farmington, NM

32.13

Grand Junction, CO

31.42

Longview, TX

29.07
Areas with the highest location quotient for Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

96.27

Midland, TX

46.61

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

39.88

Northwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

38.22

Casper, WY

34.56

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

27.25

Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

26.99

Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

23.07

Odessa, TX

22.06

New Iberia nonmetropolitan area

20.25
Areas with the highest location quotient for Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

122.11

Midland, TX

59.43

Odessa, TX

54.27

Abilene, TX

50.57

Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

44.36

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

29.78

Longview, TX

27.55

Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

25.91

Northwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

24.31

Casper, WY

23.33
Areas with the highest location quotient for Construction and Related Workers, All Other, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Palm Coast, FL

12.42

Tallahassee, FL

8.12

Naples-Marco Island, FL

8.05

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

6.77

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

6.73

North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, FL

5.92

Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area

5.83

Port St. Lucie, FL

5.56

Greensboro-High Point, NC

4.89

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL

4.86
Areas with the highest location quotient for Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area

6.92

Fort Smith, AR-OK

5.25

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

5.05

Kankakee-Bradley, IL

4.90

Western Colorado nonmetropolitan area

4.78

Odessa, TX

4.24

North Arizona nonmetropolitan area

4.21

Southern Oregon & Linn County nonmetropolitan area

4.17

Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area

3.97

Greeley, CO

3.92
Areas with the highest location quotient for Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Baton Rouge, LA

8.52

Prescott, AZ

7.19

Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area

3.68

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

2.33

Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

2.25

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

2.01

Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division

1.13

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

0.80

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

0.62

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL

0.49
Areas with the highest location quotient for Highway Maintenance Workers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Yauco, PR

35.64

San German-Cabo Rojo, PR

17.40

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area 1

12.27

East Central New York nonmetropolitan area

10.38

Central South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

9.44

Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

8.85

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

8.42

Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area

7.57

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

7.56

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

7.44
Areas with the highest location quotient for Hazardous Materials Removal Workers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Los Alamos County, New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

22.83

Haverhill-North Andover-Amesbury, MA-NH NECTA Division

9.90

East Idaho nonmetropolitan area

9.52

Lawrence-Methuen-Salem, MA-NH NECTA Division

9.41

Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, WA

6.24

Longview, WA

5.70

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

5.39

Amarillo, TX

5.12

Fairbanks, AK

4.45

Anchorage, AK

3.44
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fence Erectors, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area

11.23

Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area

10.22

Taunton-Norton-Raynham, MA NECTA Division

6.05

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

4.82

Lake Charles, LA

4.70

Tacoma, WA Metropolitan Division

4.07

Port St. Lucie, FL

3.71

Cedar Rapids, IA

3.16

Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

3.12

Kansas City, MO-KS

2.26
Areas with the highest location quotient for Elevator Installers and Repairers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

3.80

Corpus Christi, TX

3.26

Honolulu, HI

3.19

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

2.85

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

2.70

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

2.66

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

2.56

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division

2.53

Peoria, IL

2.42

Salt Lake City, UT

2.39
Areas with the highest location quotient for Construction and Building Inspectors, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Johnstown, PA

4.14

Trenton-Ewing, NJ

3.61

Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

3.43

Taunton-Norton-Raynham, MA NECTA Division

3.41

Williamsport, PA

3.18

Prescott, AZ

3.04

Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

2.91

Flagstaff, AZ

2.82

East Central New York nonmetropolitan area

2.79

Western Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.59
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Corpus Christi, TX

13.28

Fort Smith, AR-OK

9.06

Jonesboro, AR

6.39

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

5.58

Lynchburg, VA

4.31

Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area

4.06

Tuscaloosa, AL

3.66

Odessa, TX

3.64

Bakersfield-Delano, CA

3.52

San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, PR

3.40
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Roofers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

12.72

Asheville, NC

5.44

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

5.32

Montgomery, AL

4.21

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

3.87

Wilmington, NC

3.30

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

3.24

Providence-Fall River-Warwick, RI-MA

3.08

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR

3.02

Knoxville, TN

2.96
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Pascagoula, MS

8.36

Baton Rouge, LA

7.74

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

6.22

Lake Charles, LA

6.03

Mobile, AL

5.23

Southwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

4.63

Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

4.63

Odessa, TX

4.49

Monroe, LA

4.29

Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

4.11
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

St. George, UT

17.66

New Iberia nonmetropolitan area

12.40

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

9.93

Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area

9.50

Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

6.66

Gulfport-Biloxi, MS

6.35

Baton Rouge, LA

5.85

Corpus Christi, TX

5.63

Longview, TX

5.35

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

3.86
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Electricians, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Mayaguez, PR

9.33

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

6.64

Lynchburg, VA

6.16

Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

5.85

Valdosta, GA

5.36

Baton Rouge, LA

5.15

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

5.07

Decatur, AL

5.04

Dothan, AL

4.68

Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA

4.61
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Carpenters, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Northeastern Virginia nonmetropolitan area

8.61

Central South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

7.32

Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area

7.11

Sioux Falls, SD

6.73

Bismarck, ND

6.73

Baton Rouge, LA

5.64

Southeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

5.60

Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.42

Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.85

Las Cruces, NM

4.71
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Waco, TX

9.11

Anderson, SC

8.05

Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area

7.35

Owensboro, KY

5.68

New Bedford, MA

5.45

Richmond, VA

5.27

Jacksonville, NC

5.11

Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

5.01

Jonesboro, AR

4.83

Rapid City, SD

3.85
Areas with the highest location quotient for Solar Photovoltaic Installers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, CA

23.84

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

8.93

Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Division

8.26

San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA

6.88

Honolulu, HI

5.12

Edison-New Brunswick, NJ Metropolitan Division

4.68

Tucson, AZ

4.30

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

0.89
Areas with the highest location quotient for Structural Iron and Steel Workers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Lake Charles, LA

8.03

Odessa, TX

7.77

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

7.75

Baton Rouge, LA

6.43

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

4.89

Western Colorado nonmetropolitan area

4.59

Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.25

Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA

4.24

New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA

3.97

Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

3.91
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sheet Metal Workers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Jonesboro, AR

4.70

Oklahoma City, OK

4.04

Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, MA NECTA Division

3.54

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

3.42

Corpus Christi, TX

3.39

Jefferson City, MO

3.30

Longview, WA

3.29

Greeley, CO

3.29

Appleton, WI

3.05

Battle Creek, MI

3.02
Areas with the highest location quotient for Roofers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Punta Gorda, FL

5.78

Port St. Lucie, FL

5.37

Longview, WA

5.09

North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, FL

4.81

Naples-Marco Island, FL

4.79

Ocala, FL

4.40

Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area

3.78

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

3.69

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

3.67

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL

3.56
Areas with the highest location quotient for Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Honolulu, HI

7.48

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

4.62

Albuquerque, NM

4.47

Columbia, SC

4.32

Nassau-Suffolk, NY Metropolitan Division

4.10

Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

3.82

Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX

3.64

Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Division

2.96

Haverhill-North Andover-Amesbury, MA-NH NECTA Division

2.95

San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, PR

2.74
Areas with the highest location quotient for Plasterers and Stucco Masons, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, WA

12.54

Yuma, AZ

9.69

Santa Fe, NM

8.68

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

7.45

Tucson, AZ

7.34

Fresno, CA

6.85

Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

6.75

Modesto, CA

5.76

Las Cruces, NM

4.88

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

4.81
Areas with the highest location quotient for Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Pascagoula, MS

6.44

Lake Charles, LA

4.41

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

4.07

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

3.74

Fairbanks, AK

3.65

Longview, TX

2.83

Appleton, WI

2.77

Baton Rouge, LA

2.74

Western Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.71

Northwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

2.67
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pipelayers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

8.36

Mobile, AL

7.27

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

7.10

Odessa, TX

5.91

Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area

5.89

Midland, TX

5.66

Southwest Idaho nonmetropolitan area

5.64

Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach, FL

5.32

Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

5.25

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

5.16
Areas with the highest location quotient for Paperhangers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ Metropolitan Division

6.88

Nassau-Suffolk, NY Metropolitan Division

2.54

Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN

1.83

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

1.43

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI

1.43
Areas with the highest location quotient for Painters, Construction and Maintenance, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

6.12

New Iberia nonmetropolitan area

4.53

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

3.88

Naples-Marco Island, FL

3.83

Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.62

Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA

3.61

Baton Rouge, LA

3.33

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.28

Warner Robins, GA

3.23

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

3.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for Insulation Workers, Mechanical, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Baton Rouge, LA

20.23

Decatur, AL

13.07

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

12.31

Odessa, TX

9.76

Wausau, WI

6.53

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

5.90

Casper, WY

5.42

St. Cloud, MN

5.11

Richmond, VA

4.95

Longview, TX

4.09
Areas with the highest location quotient for Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Colorado Springs, CO

8.12

Bend, OR

6.08

Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, ME

6.07

Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

5.83

Rapid City, SD

5.44

Other New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

5.28

Providence-Fall River-Warwick, RI-MA

4.70

Corpus Christi, TX

4.52

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.18

Harrisonburg, VA

4.05
Areas with the highest location quotient for Glaziers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Wichita Falls, TX

5.05

Cheyenne, WY

4.65

Roanoke, VA

4.02

Fairbanks, AK

3.84

Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, TX

3.79

Rapid City, SD

3.56

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

3.10

Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Division

3.01

Hot Springs, AR

2.93

Colorado Springs, CO

2.73
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electricians, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Pascagoula, MS

6.14

Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.82

Eastern Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.59

Gary, IN Metropolitan Division

3.44

Kokomo, IN

3.08

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.80

Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.70

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

2.67

Casper, WY

2.59

Far Eastern North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.49
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tapers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, CA

12.71

New Bedford, MA

10.06

Coeur d'Alene, ID

9.45

Bellingham, WA

7.72

Tacoma, WA Metropolitan Division

7.34

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

6.89

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

5.88

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

5.47

Reno-Sparks, NV

5.18

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division

5.13
Areas with the highest location quotient for Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

St. George, UT

5.84

Manhattan, KS

5.39

Pocatello, ID

5.29

Idaho Falls, ID

5.21

Fort Collins-Loveland, CO

4.62

Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

3.97

Provo-Orem, UT

3.86

Prescott, AZ

3.44

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

3.39

Honolulu, HI

3.25
Areas with the highest location quotient for Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

20.80

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

9.15

Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

8.51

Southeast Arizona nonmetropolitan area

8.41

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

7.74

Farmington, NM

7.21

Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

6.78

Eastern Montana nonmetropolitan area

6.39

Northwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

6.34

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

5.86
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pile-Driver Operators, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Anchorage, AK

43.93

Charleston, WV

9.72

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

6.89

Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA

6.50

Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX

3.34

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division

3.20

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL

3.15

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

3.02

Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Division

3.02

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

2.83
Areas with the highest location quotient for Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

14.93

Casper, WY

7.20

Johnson City, TN

6.19

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

5.82

Redding, CA

5.78

Manhattan, KS

4.69

St. Joseph, MO-KS

4.68

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

4.67

Southwest Idaho nonmetropolitan area

4.56

Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

4.49
Areas with the highest location quotient for Construction Laborers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.99

Farmington, NM

3.99

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area 1

3.45

Central Texas nonmetropolitan area

2.94

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

2.93

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

2.93

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.85

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

2.78

Eastern Montana nonmetropolitan area

2.66

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.59
Areas with the highest location quotient for Terrazzo Workers and Finishers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

5.32

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

4.42

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

3.98

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

3.59
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Victoria, TX

5.05

South Western Utah nonmetropolitan area

4.43

Fargo, ND-MN

4.42

Waco, TX

4.12

Winchester, VA-WV

4.08

Greeley, CO

4.08

Southeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

4.01

Rapid City, SD

3.95

Idaho Falls, ID

3.85

St. George, UT

3.75
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tile and Marble Setters, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Naples-Marco Island, FL

10.45

Chico, CA

7.35

St. George, UT

7.08

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

5.85

Redding, CA

5.85

Provo-Orem, UT

5.76

Stockton, CA

5.58

North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, FL

5.24

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

4.88

Hot Springs, AR

4.10
Areas with the highest location quotient for Floor Sanders and Finishers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Rockford, IL

12.08

Boulder, CO

6.71

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

6.40

Colorado Springs, CO

5.05

Baltimore-Towson, MD

2.01

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

1.41
Areas with the highest location quotient for Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Missoula, MT

10.32

Green Bay, WI

7.49

Salem, OR

5.62

Montgomery, AL

4.70

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

4.37

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

4.31

Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

3.55

Springfield, MA-CT

3.28

Honolulu, HI

3.13

Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

2.88
Areas with the highest location quotient for Carpet Installers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area

6.57

Reno-Sparks, NV

5.20

Topeka, KS

4.53

Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

4.22

Lancaster, PA

3.82

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

3.80

Janesville, WI

3.57

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

3.44

Pittsburgh, PA

2.93

Bellingham, WA

2.84
Areas with the highest location quotient for Carpenters, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

4.88

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

3.97

Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area

3.51

Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

3.44

Garrett County, Maryland nonmetropolitan area

3.13

Lake Charles, LA

3.12

Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.71

Rapid City, SD

2.68

Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area

2.66

Northern Utah nonmetropolitan area

2.58
Areas with the highest location quotient for Stonemasons, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

21.16

Reno-Sparks, NV

15.34

Prescott, AZ

9.12

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

9.04

Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division

6.03

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

5.79

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

5.48

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

5.37

Other New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

4.72

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

4.71
Areas with the highest location quotient for Brickmasons and Blockmasons, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

New Bedford, MA

5.93

Provo-Orem, UT

3.78

Dubuque, IA

3.65

Lynchburg, VA

3.58

Waco, TX

3.53

Lancaster, PA

3.45

Naples-Marco Island, FL

3.26

Bloomington, IN

3.08

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

3.00

Northeastern Virginia nonmetropolitan area

2.87
Areas with the highest location quotient for Boilermakers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

23.38

Evansville, IN-KY

20.20

Baton Rouge, LA

13.40

Savannah, GA

12.47

Indianapolis-Carmel, IN

5.87

Corpus Christi, TX

4.51

Billings, MT

4.14

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

2.93

Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX

2.84

New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA

2.46
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

8.25

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

4.49

Odessa, TX

4.10

Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

4.07

Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

4.00

Farmington, NM

3.80

Midland, TX

3.78

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

3.65

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.18

Longview, TX

3.14
Areas with the highest location quotient for Construction and Extraction Occupations, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

6.96

Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

3.98

Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

3.77

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

3.70

Odessa, TX

3.66

Midland, TX

3.43

Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area

3.43

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

3.41

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

3.14

Greeley, CO

3.08
Areas with the highest location quotient for Logging Workers, All Other, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area

191.76

Southern Oregon & Linn County nonmetropolitan area

189.86

Corvallis, OR

112.62

Eugene-Springfield, OR

98.53

North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area

97.88

Salem, OR

27.66

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

25.88

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

8.46

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

1.76
Areas with the highest location quotient for Log Graders and Scalers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

North Idaho nonmetropolitan area

107.38

Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area

48.23

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

46.60

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

44.70

Southern Oregon & Linn County nonmetropolitan area

42.03

Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

38.66

North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

25.97

Eugene-Springfield, OR

14.17

Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

9.84

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

9.35
Areas with the highest location quotient for Logging Equipment Operators, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

49.42

Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area

48.84

North Idaho nonmetropolitan area

42.02

Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area

38.61

Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

33.88

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

31.38

Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area

30.77

Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area

27.87

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

24.97

Southern Oregon & Linn County nonmetropolitan area

24.95
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fallers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

North Idaho nonmetropolitan area

127.27

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

42.10

Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area

38.23

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

19.73

Lynchburg, VA

18.53

Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

15.76

South Georgia nonmetropolitan area

10.89

Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area

9.74

Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

8.86

Richmond, VA

7.08
Areas with the highest location quotient for Forest and Conservation Workers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Central South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

51.52

Redding, CA

44.67

Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area

43.95

Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

38.98

Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

37.77

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA

37.60

Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

27.01

Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area

13.09

Tuscaloosa, AL

9.03

West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

6.06
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fishers and Related Fishing Workers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA

13.98
Areas with the highest location quotient for Agricultural Workers, All Other, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

6.09

West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

5.69

Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ

3.65

Fresno, CA

3.26

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

3.24

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division

2.08

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

2.05

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI

1.77

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

1.28

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

0.77
Areas with the highest location quotient for Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Lexington-Fayette, KY

17.54

Western Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

17.32

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

15.16

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

14.43

Central Texas nonmetropolitan area

14.20

Ocala, FL

13.71

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

13.21

Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

12.97

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

12.19

Dothan, AL

12.03
Areas with the highest location quotient for Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Salinas, CA

89.71

Yuma, AZ

71.35

Visalia-Porterville, CA

70.02

Bakersfield-Delano, CA

68.51

El Centro, CA

64.02

Madera-Chowchilla, CA

51.26

Fresno, CA

39.08

Merced, CA

32.01

North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area

30.21

Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, CA

23.61
Areas with the highest location quotient for Agricultural Equipment Operators, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

40.62

Southeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

30.54

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

21.01

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

19.09

East Idaho nonmetropolitan area

18.21

Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area

17.18

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

16.50

Bakersfield-Delano, CA

16.05

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

14.10

Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

13.69
Areas with the highest location quotient for Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

North Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

59.44

Central Washington nonmetropolitan area

55.62

Merced, CA

47.12

East Idaho nonmetropolitan area

44.36

Visalia-Porterville, CA

38.62

Idaho Falls, ID

33.25

Yakima, WA

31.03

Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, WA

26.76

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

22.16

Madera-Chowchilla, CA

20.21
Areas with the highest location quotient for Animal Breeders, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Modesto, CA

23.67
Areas with the highest location quotient for Agricultural Inspectors, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area

29.31

Dothan, AL

19.50

Wenatchee-East Wenatchee, WA

14.93

Merced, CA

14.47

Yakima, WA

12.86

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

11.96

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

11.89

Northeastern Virginia nonmetropolitan area

10.46

Gainesville, GA

10.34

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

9.49
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Salinas, CA

30.79

Yuma, AZ

25.91

Visalia-Porterville, CA

23.22

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

21.95

Napa, CA

18.75

Bakersfield-Delano, CA

17.36

Madera-Chowchilla, CA

16.68

Central Washington nonmetropolitan area

15.84

Merced, CA

14.40

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

13.05
Areas with the highest location quotient for Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Salinas, CA

56.81

Visalia-Porterville, CA

48.69

Yuma, AZ

45.52

Bakersfield-Delano, CA

43.96

El Centro, CA

40.59

Madera-Chowchilla, CA

33.91

Merced, CA

27.22

Fresno, CA

26.82

North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area

23.96

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

18.60
Areas with the highest location quotient for Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Rochester-Dover, NH-ME

5.62

Other New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.96

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

3.96

Hot Springs, AR

3.93

Danbury, CT

3.67

Bloomington-Normal, IL

3.57

Iowa City, IA

3.45

Western New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.34

Lansing-East Lansing, MI

3.16

Bend, OR

3.00
Areas with the highest location quotient for Statistical Assistants, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Louisville-Jefferson County, KY-IN

12.77

Southwestern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

11.09

South Georgia nonmetropolitan area

10.15

Valdosta, GA

9.18

Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area

9.06

Athens-Clarke County, GA

8.50

Columbus, GA-AL

8.48

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

8.36

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

7.21

Albany, GA

6.97
Areas with the highest location quotient for Proofreaders and Copy Markers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Wheeling, WV-OH

9.11

Spokane, WA

4.10

Salt Lake City, UT

4.06

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

2.83

Trenton-Ewing, NJ

2.65

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

2.63

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH

2.29

Louisville-Jefferson County, KY-IN

2.23

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

2.21

Lancaster, PA

2.11
Areas with the highest location quotient for Office Machine Operators, Except Computer, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Iowa City, IA

5.07

Columbia, SC

3.91

Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ Metropolitan Division

2.86

Columbia, MO

2.83

Manchester, NH

2.68

Ames, IA

2.67

Morristown, TN

2.61

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

2.26

Cheyenne, WY

2.14

Binghamton, NY

2.12
Areas with the highest location quotient for Office Clerks, General, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

College Station-Bryan, TX

2.45

Morgantown, WV

2.04

Laredo, TX

1.99

Lubbock, TX

1.92

Ann Arbor, MI

1.90

Charleston, WV

1.89

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

1.87

North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

1.86

Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

1.70

Fond du Lac, WI

1.70
Areas with the highest location quotient for Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

5.62

Lynchburg, VA

5.09

Columbus, GA-AL

3.42

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

3.21

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

2.95

Fresno, CA

2.75

Topeka, KS

2.74

Reading, PA

2.69

Jacksonville, NC

2.47

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

2.33
Areas with the highest location quotient for Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Wausau, WI

4.25

Waco, TX

3.81

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

3.63

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA

3.54

Worcester, MA-CT

3.48

Hammond nonmetropolitan area

3.06

Roanoke, VA

2.83

Jacksonville, FL

2.71

Sioux Falls, SD

2.65

Spokane, WA

2.60
Areas with the highest location quotient for Desktop Publishers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Lancaster, PA

6.01

Salem, OR

4.09

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

3.26

Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

3.12

Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, ME

2.65

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

2.63

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

2.34

Lincoln, NE

2.32

Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX

2.21

Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, MD Metropolitan Division

2.18
Areas with the highest location quotient for Word Processors and Typists, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

12.14

Yauco, PR

11.63

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area 1

10.59

San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, PR

8.63

Trenton-Ewing, NJ

8.57

Johnstown, PA

7.79

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

6.91

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA

6.49

Idaho Falls, ID

6.45

Bakersfield-Delano, CA

5.92
Areas with the highest location quotient for Data Entry Keyers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Garrett County, Maryland nonmetropolitan area

6.83

Portsmouth, NH-ME

3.86

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

3.42

El Paso, TX

2.84

Tallahassee, FL

2.59

San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, PR

2.17

Jackson, TN

2.16

Salt Lake City, UT

2.13

Trenton-Ewing, NJ

2.11

Wichita, KS

2.10
Areas with the highest location quotient for Computer Operators, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA

5.96

Western Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

5.83

Hot Springs, AR

4.28

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

3.53

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

3.49

Johnson City, TN

3.31

Taunton-Norton-Raynham, MA NECTA Division

2.95

Springfield, IL

2.86

Lincoln, NE

2.80

New Bedford, MA

2.78
Areas with the highest location quotient for Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Aguadilla-Isabela-San Sebastian, PR

2.26

Mayaguez, PR

2.24

Carson City, NV

2.22

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.08

Western Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.06

Yauco, PR

2.01

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area 1

1.99

Grand Junction, CO

1.95

Garrett County, Maryland nonmetropolitan area

1.94

San German-Cabo Rojo, PR

1.88
Areas with the highest location quotient for Medical Secretaries, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

San German-Cabo Rojo, PR

3.76

Bend, OR

3.40

Corvallis, OR

3.23

Lake Havasu City - Kingman, AZ

3.22

Medford, OR

3.20

Prescott, AZ

3.18

Yauco, PR

2.88

Pittsfield, MA

2.80

Sussex County, Delaware nonmetropolitan area

2.76

Flagstaff, AZ

2.71
Areas with the highest location quotient for Legal Secretaries, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, PR

3.07

Newark-Union, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division

2.55

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

2.44

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

2.29

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

2.28

Ocean City, NJ

2.23

Coeur d'Alene, ID

2.23

Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ Metropolitan Division

2.21

Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division

2.18

New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA

2.11
Areas with the highest location quotient for Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Jefferson City, MO

3.60

Springfield, IL

2.99

Tallahassee, FL

2.59

Fairbanks, AK

2.36

Topeka, KS

2.30

San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, PR

2.25

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

2.17

Iowa City, IA

2.15

Santa Fe, NM

2.13

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

2.05
Areas with the highest location quotient for Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

5.67

North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area

5.36

Merced, CA

4.87

Madera-Chowchilla, CA

3.94

Visalia-Porterville, CA

3.75

Charleston, WV

3.72

Modesto, CA

3.65

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

3.61

Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

3.59

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.59
Areas with the highest location quotient for Stock Clerks and Order Fillers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Danville, IL

2.12

Harrisonburg, VA

1.90

Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division

1.80

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area 2

1.73

Rochester-Dover, NH-ME

1.70

Springfield, OH

1.70

San German-Cabo Rojo, PR

1.69

Muskegon-Norton Shores, MI

1.68

Elmira, NY

1.66

Lawrence-Methuen-Salem, MA-NH NECTA Division

1.64
Areas with the highest location quotient for Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area

7.08

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

3.17

Laredo, TX

2.80

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

2.38

Dalton, GA

1.98

Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area

1.94

Reno-Sparks, NV

1.86

Spartanburg, SC

1.85

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

1.82

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

1.78
Areas with the highest location quotient for Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

New Bedford, MA

5.02

Warner Robins, GA

3.65

Columbus, IN

2.78

Holland-Grand Haven, MI

2.72

Anniston-Oxford, AL

2.64

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

2.48

Jefferson City, MO

2.21

Texarkana-Texarkana, TX-AR

2.16

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

2.14

Dalton, GA

2.11
Areas with the highest location quotient for Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Springfield, MA-CT

4.17

Manchester, NH

3.51

Trenton-Ewing, NJ

3.47

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

3.34

Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, MA NECTA Division

3.31

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

3.21

Fayetteville, NC

3.05

Greensboro-High Point, NC

3.04

Charleston, WV

2.90

Rocky Mount, NC

2.70
Areas with the highest location quotient for Postal Service Mail Carriers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

2.58

Palm Coast, FL

2.20

Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

2.07

Far Eastern North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

1.99

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

1.98

West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

1.89

Southeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

1.88

Anderson, IN

1.87

Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

1.86

Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area

1.83
Areas with the highest location quotient for Postal Service Clerks, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

5.08

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

4.26

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

4.24

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

4.18

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

3.99

Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.79

Kingston, NY

3.73

Central South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.70

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

3.65

Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

3.60
Areas with the highest location quotient for Meter Readers, Utilities, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

6.63

Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

5.36

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

5.05

Morristown, TN

4.81

Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

4.65

Southwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

4.49

Ann Arbor, MI

4.30

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

4.21

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

4.19

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

3.86
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Laredo, TX

4.71

Lafayette, LA

3.62

St. George, UT

3.13

Upper Eastern Shore nonmetropolitan area

3.00

Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA

2.78

Bay City, MI

2.76

Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

2.68

Fairbanks, AK

2.55

Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.36

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.14
Areas with the highest location quotient for Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

4.21

Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area

3.60

Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

3.56

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

3.48

North Arizona nonmetropolitan area

3.43

Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

3.43

Ocean City, NJ

3.41

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

3.38

Hinesville-Fort Stewart, GA

3.21

Redding, CA

3.16
Areas with the highest location quotient for Couriers and Messengers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Ponce, PR

6.75

San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, PR

5.81

Mayaguez, PR

4.63

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

3.26

Eau Claire, WI

3.21

Reno-Sparks, NV

2.92

Bowling Green, KY

2.91

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

2.90

Aguadilla-Isabela-San Sebastian, PR

2.77

Springfield, IL

2.70
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cargo and Freight Agents, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Laredo, TX

21.73

Anchorage, AK

7.65

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

7.16

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

5.61

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

5.44

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

5.09

Fairbanks, AK

4.94

Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, SC

3.84

Savannah, GA

3.63

El Centro, CA

3.11
Areas with the highest location quotient for Information and Record Clerks, All Other, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Hinesville-Fort Stewart, GA

8.88

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC

4.55

Warner Robins, GA

4.41

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

4.34

Corvallis, OR

3.93

Salem, OR

3.74

Medford, OR

3.67

Southern Oregon & Linn County nonmetropolitan area

3.61

Brunswick, GA

3.60

Eugene-Springfield, OR

3.45
Areas with the highest location quotient for Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Salt Lake City, UT

7.14

Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Division

6.07

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

5.85

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

4.74

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

4.51

Honolulu, HI

4.35

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

3.78

Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC

3.67

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.64

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

3.54
Areas with the highest location quotient for Receptionists and Information Clerks, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Gadsden, AL

2.10

Punta Gorda, FL

1.99

Edison-New Brunswick, NJ Metropolitan Division

1.96

Nassau-Suffolk, NY Metropolitan Division

1.94

Naples-Marco Island, FL

1.94

Camden, NJ Metropolitan Division

1.92

Rapid City, SD

1.84

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

1.75

Palm Coast, FL

1.74

Sioux Falls, SD

1.72
Areas with the highest location quotient for Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Elizabethtown, KY

10.35

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

3.34

Manhattan, KS

3.00

Jacksonville, NC

2.71

Lawton, OK

2.63

Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

2.55

Columbus, GA-AL

2.48

Fayetteville, NC

2.45

Montgomery, AL

2.31

Mankato-North Mankato, MN

2.23
Areas with the highest location quotient for Order Clerks, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Danville, IL

4.67

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

3.78

Eau Claire, WI

3.64

Southern Oregon & Linn County nonmetropolitan area

3.49

Amarillo, TX

3.28

Medford, OR

3.13

Eugene-Springfield, OR

3.07

Racine, WI

2.97

Jackson, TN

2.72

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

2.25
Areas with the highest location quotient for New Accounts Clerks, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Mayaguez, PR

5.18

Victoria, TX

5.02

Other New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

4.22

Aguadilla-Isabela-San Sebastian, PR

4.20

Abilene, TX

4.19

Northeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

3.85

Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area

3.81

Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area

3.59

Southwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

3.52

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.37
Areas with the highest location quotient for Loan Interviewers and Clerks, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Owensboro, KY

3.99

Las Cruces, NM

3.44

Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.29

Sioux Falls, SD

3.14

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA

3.12

Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division

2.97

Jacksonville, FL

2.83

Rapid City, SD

2.74

Central South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.73

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

2.61
Areas with the highest location quotient for Library Assistants, Clerical, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Ann Arbor, MI

6.80

Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area

4.16

Owensboro, KY

3.67

Ames, IA

3.65

North Idaho nonmetropolitan area

3.55

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

3.50

Kingston, NY

3.47

Southeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

3.37

Ithaca, NY

3.26

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

3.24
Areas with the highest location quotient for Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Logan, UT-ID

6.47

Lincoln, NE

6.43

East Idaho nonmetropolitan area

4.72

Merced, CA

4.44

Pueblo, CO

3.57

Toledo, OH

3.51

Springfield, MO

3.25

Anderson, IN

3.06

Charlottesville, VA

2.56

Columbia, MO

2.55
Areas with the highest location quotient for Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area

11.02

South Western Utah nonmetropolitan area

8.73

Ocean City, NJ

7.48

Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC

6.65

Flagstaff, AZ

6.46

Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

6.26

Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area

5.73

Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area

5.52

Central South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.35

Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

5.27
Areas with the highest location quotient for File Clerks, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA

3.01

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL

2.84

Tallahassee, FL

2.74

Punta Gorda, FL

2.72

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

2.64

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.62

Jacksonville, FL

2.49

Carson City, NV

2.48

Binghamton, NY

2.46

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

2.22
Areas with the highest location quotient for Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Topeka, KS

6.37

Fresno, CA

6.03

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

4.44

Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area

4.30

Chico, CA

4.09

Yuba City, CA

4.05

Altoona, PA

4.00

Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.77

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA

3.63

Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.52
Areas with the highest location quotient for Customer Service Representatives, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Pocatello, ID

2.42

Johnson City, TN

2.15

Salt Lake City, UT

2.08

Yuma, AZ

1.87

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

1.87

Valdosta, GA

1.83

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

1.83

Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ

1.83

Bloomington-Normal, IL

1.83

Boise City-Nampa, ID

1.78
Areas with the highest location quotient for Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Richmond, VA

8.01

Jacksonville, FL

6.24

Hammond nonmetropolitan area

6.20

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

4.73

Columbus, OH

4.21

Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

3.61

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

3.55

Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, TX

3.51

Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA

3.35

Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

3.32
Areas with the highest location quotient for Court, Municipal, and License Clerks, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

6.13

Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

5.27

Dover, DE

4.97

Western Colorado nonmetropolitan area

4.72

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

4.58

North Arizona nonmetropolitan area

4.54

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

4.23

Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.10

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

4.10

Jefferson City, MO

4.02
Areas with the highest location quotient for Correspondence Clerks, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Sioux Falls, SD

22.56

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

7.52

Springfield, IL

6.73

Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

6.21

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA

6.17

Worcester, MA-CT

5.91

Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN

3.75

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA

3.40

Newark-Union, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division

2.63

Baltimore-Towson, MD

2.59
Areas with the highest location quotient for Brokerage Clerks, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

4.66

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

4.40

Sioux Falls, SD

4.19

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

3.24

St. Louis, MO-IL

3.02

Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY

2.66

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

2.59

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division

2.42

Fort Wayne, IN

2.26

Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ

2.23
Areas with the highest location quotient for Financial Clerks, All Other, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Wheeling, WV-OH

11.14

Anchorage, AK

5.57

Jacksonville, FL

4.92

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA

4.46

Other New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

4.07

Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ

3.25

Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division

2.79

Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division

2.78

Grand Junction, CO

2.65

Medford, OR

2.60
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tellers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Southeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

2.75

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

2.38

Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area

2.33

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL

2.30

Far Eastern North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.21

Southwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

2.20

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

2.14

Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

2.13

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

2.11

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

2.10
Areas with the highest location quotient for Procurement Clerks, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Lawton, OK

4.44

Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

4.18

Columbus, GA-AL

4.03

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

3.65

Texarkana-Texarkana, TX-AR

3.55

Anniston-Oxford, AL

3.42

Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, TX

3.34

York-Hanover, PA

3.10

Elizabethtown, KY

2.86

Lebanon, PA

2.79
Areas with the highest location quotient for Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Elizabethtown, KY

2.49

New Iberia nonmetropolitan area

2.19

Lake Charles, LA

2.18

Waterbury, CT

2.11

Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

2.04

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

2.04

North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area

1.99

Southwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

1.99

Merced, CA

1.95

Southwestern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

1.87
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gaming Cage Workers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area

46.73

Southeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

34.39

Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

30.32

Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area

29.75

Gulfport-Biloxi, MS

29.05

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

20.90

Northeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

19.24

Carson City, NV

17.88

Lake Charles, LA

11.82

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

11.58
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Central South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.63

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

2.29

Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.16

Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.05

Western Montana nonmetropolitan area

2.01

Eastern Montana nonmetropolitan area

2.01

Billings, MT

1.97

Jefferson City, MO

1.94

Rapid City, SD

1.91

Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area

1.89
Areas with the highest location quotient for Billing and Posting Clerks, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Florence, SC

2.14

Albany, GA

2.12

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

2.08

Jackson, TN

2.02

Laredo, TX

1.97

Flint, MI

1.95

Spokane, WA

1.90

Steubenville-Weirton, OH-WV

1.88

Macon, GA

1.81

Louisville-Jefferson County, KY-IN

1.75
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bill and Account Collectors, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Sioux Falls, SD

6.74

San Angelo, TX

4.65

Lawrence-Methuen-Salem, MA-NH NECTA Division

3.92

Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY

3.42

Rapid City, SD

3.06

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA

2.97

Knoxville, TN

2.97

Logan, UT-ID

2.84

Greenville, NC

2.36

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL

2.28
Areas with the highest location quotient for Communications Equipment Operators, All Other, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Trenton-Ewing, NJ

14.30

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

4.41

Providence-Fall River-Warwick, RI-MA

3.72

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA

2.65

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

2.63

Newark-Union, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division

2.63

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

1.23

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI

1.14

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL

0.92

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division

0.82
Areas with the highest location quotient for Telephone Operators, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, PR

5.43

Peabody, MA NECTA Division

5.24

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

5.00

Akron, OH

3.77

Providence-Fall River-Warwick, RI-MA

3.11

Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH

2.55

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division

1.66

Jacksonville, FL

1.56

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI

1.54

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

1.48
Areas with the highest location quotient for Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Gainesville, GA

3.23

Springfield, IL

2.99

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

2.40

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

2.37

Pittsfield, MA

2.30

Dothan, AL

2.26

Ocala, FL

2.18

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

2.16

New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA

2.11

Erie, PA

2.10
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Danbury, CT

1.98

Columbia, SC

1.66

New Haven, CT

1.64

San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, PR

1.64

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

1.58

Guayama, PR

1.58

Mayaguez, PR

1.53

Waterbury, CT

1.52

Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA

1.51

Laredo, TX

1.51
Areas with the highest location quotient for Office and Administrative Support Occupations, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Laredo, TX

1.28

Salt Lake City, UT

1.23

Springfield, IL

1.21

Nassau-Suffolk, NY Metropolitan Division

1.21

Jefferson City, MO

1.21

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

1.20

Jacksonville, FL

1.20

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

1.20

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL

1.18

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

1.18
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sales and Related Workers, All Other, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Chico, CA

4.93

St. Cloud, MN

3.78

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

3.78

Cumberland, MD-WV

3.68

Bend, OR

3.20

Sandusky, OH

3.13

Newark-Union, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division

2.92

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.86

Southwestern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

2.83

Manchester, NH

2.79
Areas with the highest location quotient for Door-to-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Louisville-Jefferson County, KY-IN

18.55

Indianapolis-Carmel, IN

3.51

St. Louis, MO-IL

3.37

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

3.04

Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC

2.07

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

1.93

Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA

1.86

Rochester, NY

1.69

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

1.44

San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, PR

1.37
Areas with the highest location quotient for Telemarketers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA

10.09

Hot Springs, AR

9.39

Logan, UT-ID

7.15

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

6.67

Port St. Lucie, FL

4.47

Springfield, MO

3.96

Canton-Massillon, OH

3.72

Western Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.70

Williamsport, PA

3.61

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

3.60
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sales Engineers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

6.80

Boulder, CO

4.97

Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, MA-NH NECTA Division

4.21

Framingham, MA NECTA Division

4.09

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

3.63

Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX

3.51

Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division

3.26

San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA

2.98

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division

2.59

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH

2.54
Areas with the highest location quotient for Real Estate Sales Agents, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC

5.61

Naples-Marco Island, FL

5.06

Palm Coast, FL

4.30

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.88

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

3.85

Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area

3.63

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

3.57

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

3.56

Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach, FL

3.47

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

3.29
Areas with the highest location quotient for Real Estate Brokers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Wilmington, NC

7.57

Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC

6.44

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

6.40

Jacksonville, NC

6.15

Raleigh-Cary, NC

5.57

Winston-Salem, NC

5.39

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

5.39

Fayetteville, NC

5.11

Greensboro-High Point, NC

4.93

Greenville, NC

4.86
Areas with the highest location quotient for Models, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

2.76

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

2.12

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

1.32

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

1.24

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division

0.88

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

0.80

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI

0.75

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

0.50

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

0.43

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

0.34
Areas with the highest location quotient for Demonstrators and Product Promoters, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Napa, CA

19.20

Santa Rosa-Petaluma, CA

8.45

Athens-Clarke County, GA

8.15

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

6.21

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, CA

4.37

North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.47

Medford, OR

3.21

San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, PR

2.99

Missoula, MT

2.90

Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, WA

2.65
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Appleton, WI

1.94

Taunton-Norton-Raynham, MA NECTA Division

1.91

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

1.89

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

1.87

Dalton, GA

1.82

Odessa, TX

1.78

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

1.75

East Central New York nonmetropolitan area

1.65

Napa, CA

1.65

Wausau, WI

1.60
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Taunton-Norton-Raynham, MA NECTA Division

4.35

Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, MA-NH NECTA Division

3.75

Portsmouth, NH-ME

2.86

Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division

2.80

Lake County-Kenosha County, IL-WI Metropolitan Division

2.72

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

2.71

Framingham, MA NECTA Division

2.49

Boulder, CO

2.43

Akron, OH

2.39

Lawrence-Methuen-Salem, MA-NH NECTA Division

2.33
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sales Representatives, Services, All Other, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Salt Lake City, UT

2.02

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

1.84

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

1.81

Portsmouth, NH-ME

1.79

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

1.74

Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO

1.72

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL

1.70

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

1.70

Newark-Union, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division

1.65

Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division

1.65
Areas with the highest location quotient for Travel Agents, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

5.81

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

3.62

Honolulu, HI

3.43

Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach, FL

3.41

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

3.40

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

3.00

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.72

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL

2.69

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

2.64

Reading, PA

2.58
Areas with the highest location quotient for Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

4.38

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

4.14

Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division

3.45

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

3.00

Owensboro, KY

2.78

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

2.69

Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ Metropolitan Division

1.98

San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA

1.94

Fort Collins-Loveland, CO

1.91

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division

1.90
Areas with the highest location quotient for Insurance Sales Agents, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Bloomington-Normal, IL

4.88

Macon, GA

3.07

Sioux Falls, SD

2.32

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

2.10

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

2.05

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

1.98

Spokane, WA

1.96

Columbia, MO

1.94

Salisbury, MD

1.89

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

1.88
Areas with the highest location quotient for Advertising Sales Agents, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

3.28

Great Falls, MT

2.46

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

2.30

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

2.22

Portsmouth, NH-ME

2.21

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA

2.09

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

2.03

Cape Girardeau-Jackson, MO-IL

1.93

Fargo, ND-MN

1.90

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

1.89
Areas with the highest location quotient for Retail Salespersons, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Punta Gorda, FL

2.17

Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC

2.04

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

1.96

Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

1.94

Mayaguez, PR

1.89

Lawrence-Methuen-Salem, MA-NH NECTA Division

1.88

Jacksonville, NC

1.79

Rapid City, SD

1.76

Saginaw-Saginaw Township North, MI

1.75

Danbury, CT

1.73
Areas with the highest location quotient for Parts Salespersons, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area

4.17

East Central North Dakota

3.86

Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.49

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA

3.37

Casper, WY

3.26

Morristown, TN

2.85

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

2.80

Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

2.66

Goldsboro, NC

2.61

Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

2.59
Areas with the highest location quotient for Counter and Rental Clerks, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.82

Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.66

Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach, FL

2.65

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.55

Redding, CA

2.49

Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, CA

2.40

Mobile, AL

2.39

College Station-Bryan, TX

2.18

Yuba City, CA

2.17

Chico, CA

2.15
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

42.97

Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

39.50

Steubenville-Weirton, OH-WV

28.62

Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area

25.50

Carson City, NV

24.36

Northeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

16.04

Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

12.96

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

12.53

Lawton, OK

12.20

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

11.61
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cashiers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Hammond nonmetropolitan area

2.29

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area 1

2.26

Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area

2.25

Fajardo, PR

2.20

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

2.18

Guayama, PR

2.02

San German-Cabo Rojo, PR

2.01

Lake Havasu City - Kingman, AZ

2.01

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area 2

1.97

Yauco, PR

1.93
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

2.35

Taunton-Norton-Raynham, MA NECTA Division

2.21

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

2.02

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL

1.84

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

1.84

Odessa, TX

1.83

Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division

1.79

Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC

1.77

Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division

1.72

Fargo, ND-MN

1.71
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Punta Gorda, FL

2.54

Dothan, AL

2.31

Mayaguez, PR

2.22

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

2.14

Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

2.12

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area 2

2.09

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

2.09

Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner, MA

2.03

Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC

2.03

Fajardo, PR

2.00
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sales and Related Occupations, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Punta Gorda, FL

1.64

Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC

1.57

Hot Springs, AR

1.45

Mayaguez, PR

1.43

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

1.40

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

1.40

Lawrence-Methuen-Salem, MA-NH NECTA Division

1.38

Dothan, AL

1.38

Lake Havasu City - Kingman, AZ

1.36

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

1.35
Areas with the highest location quotient for Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Hammond nonmetropolitan area

10.83

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

10.50

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

6.03

Fairbanks, AK

3.93

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

3.75

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

3.65

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

3.52

Duluth, MN-WI

3.14

Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area

3.07

Tallahassee, FL

2.36
Areas with the highest location quotient for Residential Advisors, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Sioux Falls, SD

12.70

Owensboro, KY

9.31

Eastern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

8.24

Racine, WI

8.20

Central South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

7.78

Barnstable Town, MA

7.41

Garrett County, Maryland nonmetropolitan area

7.14

Rapid City, SD

7.05

Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

6.72

Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

5.93
Areas with the highest location quotient for Recreation Workers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

4.02

Lawrence, KS

3.75

College Station-Bryan, TX

3.66

Greenville, NC

2.92

Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.82

Ocean City, NJ

2.81

Barnstable Town, MA

2.56

Albany, GA

2.53

Bend, OR

2.52

Flagstaff, AZ

2.44
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

4.32

Eugene-Springfield, OR

2.63

Danbury, CT

2.44

Lawrence, KS

2.43

Idaho Falls, ID

2.36

Bend, OR

2.35

Boulder, CO

2.28

Sioux Falls, SD

2.22

Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.16

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, CA

2.13
Areas with the highest location quotient for Personal Care Aides, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

11.50

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

9.94

Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area

6.53

North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

6.05

Laredo, TX

5.80

Tyler, TX

4.83

Hammond nonmetropolitan area

4.50

Glens Falls, NY

4.48

Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area

4.02

Las Cruces, NM

4.01
Areas with the highest location quotient for Childcare Workers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Jacksonville, NC

3.24

Great Falls, MT

2.33

Lawton, OK

2.29

Waterbury, CT

2.25

Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

2.22

Fargo, ND-MN

2.21

Muncie, IN

2.13

Cumberland, MD-WV

2.12

Ithaca, NY

2.10

Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

2.09
Areas with the highest location quotient for Travel Guides, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division

4.13

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH

3.07

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

2.96

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

2.00

San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA

1.52

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL

1.11

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

0.78

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

0.63
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tour Guides and Escorts, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

32.31

Flagstaff, AZ

18.45

Fajardo, PR

16.04

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

15.98

Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

14.61

Central South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

11.75

Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

9.87

Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

9.23

Honolulu, HI

7.57

Prescott, AZ

7.28
Areas with the highest location quotient for Concierges, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

11.14

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

8.27

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

6.46

Naples-Marco Island, FL

6.40

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

4.44

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

4.12

Barnstable Town, MA

3.95

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

3.89

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

3.86

Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area

3.55
Areas with the highest location quotient for Baggage Porters and Bellhops, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

10.61

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

10.19

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

9.29

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

8.81

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

8.30

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL

5.41

Napa, CA

5.08

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

4.60

Honolulu, HI

4.35

Gulfport-Biloxi, MS

3.88
Areas with the highest location quotient for Skincare Specialists, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Anderson, IN

4.42

Alexandria, LA

4.30

Napa, CA

4.18

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

4.17

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

3.26

Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division

3.12

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

3.04

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

3.04

Bellingham, WA

2.85

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL

2.77
Areas with the highest location quotient for Shampooers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Sussex County, Delaware nonmetropolitan area

7.03

Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, MD Metropolitan Division

5.84

Edison-New Brunswick, NJ Metropolitan Division

5.72

Baltimore-Towson, MD

5.71

Newark-Union, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division

4.52

Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ Metropolitan Division

4.46

Camden, NJ Metropolitan Division

4.30

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

4.10

Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division

3.98

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

3.85
Areas with the highest location quotient for Manicurists and Pedicurists, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Taunton-Norton-Raynham, MA NECTA Division

4.97

Nassau-Suffolk, NY Metropolitan Division

4.46

Edison-New Brunswick, NJ Metropolitan Division

4.27

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

4.14

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

3.91

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

3.91

Camden, NJ Metropolitan Division

3.78

San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA

3.75

Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Division

3.55

Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA

3.36
Areas with the highest location quotient for Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

11.94

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

9.02

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

4.10

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

3.43

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

2.18

San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA

1.01

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL

0.99

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

0.59
Areas with the highest location quotient for Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, NJ

2.87

Ocean City, NJ

2.23

Cumberland, MD-WV

2.20

Eau Claire, WI

2.18

Guayama, PR

2.16

Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division

2.07

Altoona, PA

2.06

Pittsburgh, PA

2.04

Camden, NJ Metropolitan Division

2.01

Mansfield, OH

1.99
Areas with the highest location quotient for Barbers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX

7.70

Nassau-Suffolk, NY Metropolitan Division

3.14

Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX

2.96

Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division

2.53

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

1.84

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

1.81

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

1.55

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA

1.37
Areas with the highest location quotient for Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

5.68

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

5.28

Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

5.01

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

4.93

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

4.78

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

4.77

Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

4.52

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

4.13

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

4.08

Pueblo, CO

3.80
Areas with the highest location quotient for Funeral Attendants, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Southeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

6.86

Wheeling, WV-OH

6.80

Anderson, IN

6.31

Cumberland, MD-WV

5.62

Kokomo, IN

5.58

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

5.54

Williamsport, PA

5.48

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

5.39

Bay City, MI

5.37

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

5.07
Areas with the highest location quotient for Embalmers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area

15.23

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

13.68

South Georgia nonmetropolitan area

13.63

Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area

10.11

Peoria, IL

7.39

New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA

4.29

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL

2.03

Kansas City, MO-KS

1.88

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA

1.84

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

1.51
Areas with the highest location quotient for Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers, All Other, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area

14.16

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

8.87

Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

5.42

North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

4.60

Prescott, AZ

4.16

Lake Charles, LA

4.03

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

4.02

Baton Rouge, LA

3.73

Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

3.58

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

3.24
Areas with the highest location quotient for Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Naples-Marco Island, FL

11.50

Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, ME

6.09

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

5.78

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

5.27

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

5.00

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

4.05

Eugene-Springfield, OR

3.11

Bellingham, WA

3.06

Honolulu, HI

2.93

Cedar Rapids, IA

2.88
Areas with the highest location quotient for Costume Attendants, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

7.19

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

5.81

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

5.64

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

5.22

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

4.56

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

2.92

San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA

1.43

Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Division

1.42

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

1.11

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

1.06
Areas with the highest location quotient for Amusement and Recreation Attendants, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

6.08

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

5.65

Grand Forks, ND-MN

4.46

Coeur d'Alene, ID

4.07

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

3.98

Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

3.71

College Station-Bryan, TX

3.70

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

3.67

Naples-Marco Island, FL

3.66

Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.44
Areas with the highest location quotient for Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

5.30

Knoxville, TN

5.01

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

3.35

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.28

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

3.25

Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO

2.99

South Western Utah nonmetropolitan area

2.91

Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, SC

2.71

Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC

2.49

Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

2.34
Areas with the highest location quotient for Motion Picture Projectionists, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, CA

5.76

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL

5.27

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

3.94

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL

3.86

San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, PR

3.11

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

2.75

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

2.48

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR

2.15

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

2.02

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL

2.00
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gaming Service Workers, All Other, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area

30.90

Reno-Sparks, NV

27.46

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

24.60

Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area

15.38

Carson City, NV

11.91

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

7.32

Waco, TX

6.78

Gulfport-Biloxi, MS

5.71

Northeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

5.44

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

4.57
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

23.29

Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

18.38

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

18.24

Reno-Sparks, NV

18.08

Grand Forks, ND-MN

15.80

Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area

15.70

Bismarck, ND

14.24

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

11.80

Montgomery, AL

11.45

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

9.55
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gaming Dealers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

54.71

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

31.55

Gulfport-Biloxi, MS

26.18

Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area

17.05

Southeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

13.99

Lake Charles, LA

10.93

Reno-Sparks, NV

10.41

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

9.12

Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

8.22

Northeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

6.39
Areas with the highest location quotient for Nonfarm Animal Caretakers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

South Western Utah nonmetropolitan area

6.28

Hot Springs, AR

4.12

Northwestern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

3.82

Ocala, FL

3.32

Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area

3.23

Prescott, AZ

3.22

North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, FL

2.30

Santa Rosa-Petaluma, CA

2.25

Boulder, CO

2.17

Wheeling, WV-OH

2.15
Areas with the highest location quotient for Animal Trainers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Ocala, FL

22.11

Yuba City, CA

10.12

Lexington-Fayette, KY

7.18

Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

6.82

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

6.38

North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, FL

5.95

Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, CA

4.33

Lake County-Kenosha County, IL-WI Metropolitan Division

3.39

Wilmington, NC

2.67

Charleston, WV

2.65
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Ocean City, NJ

5.36

Flagstaff, AZ

2.41

Hammond nonmetropolitan area

2.35

Tucson, AZ

2.29

Manhattan, KS

2.28

Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, NJ

2.27

Carson City, NV

2.23

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

2.20

North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

2.17

Central New York nonmetropolitan area

2.16
Areas with the highest location quotient for Slot Supervisors, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Gulfport-Biloxi, MS

68.30

Steubenville-Weirton, OH-WV

61.51

Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area

31.02

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

18.53

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

14.96

Southeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

14.81

North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area

12.54

North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

12.48

Northeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

10.89

Northwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

10.74
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gaming Supervisors, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

66.92

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

37.98

Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area

31.18

Gulfport-Biloxi, MS

25.58

Southeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

14.99

Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area

14.45

Reno-Sparks, NV

13.61

Lake Charles, LA

12.39

Carson City, NV

10.05

Northeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

8.70
Areas with the highest location quotient for Personal Care and Service Occupations, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

4.22

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

3.50

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

2.64

Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area

2.58

North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

2.52

Norwich-New London, CT-RI

2.23

Hammond nonmetropolitan area

2.21

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

2.17

Tyler, TX

2.12

Laredo, TX

2.12
Areas with the highest location quotient for Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Ocean City, NJ

19.56

Danville, IL

18.00

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

6.78

Anchorage, AK

6.15

Boulder, CO

5.51

Bangor, ME

5.09

Port St. Lucie, FL

4.51

Champaign-Urbana, IL

4.35

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division

4.16

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI

3.82
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tree Trimmers and Pruners, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Rome, GA

13.00

Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

8.91

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

7.69

Altoona, PA

6.81

Sandusky, OH

6.60

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

6.09

Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

6.01

Oklahoma City, OK

5.48

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR

4.51

Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, ME

4.12
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Central South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

30.88

Northwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

20.25

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

18.25

Palm Coast, FL

12.89

Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

12.17

Merced, CA

10.36

Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

10.09

Eastern Montana nonmetropolitan area

8.73

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

8.37

Central Washington nonmetropolitan area

7.23
Areas with the highest location quotient for Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

6.90

Palm Coast, FL

6.10

Naples-Marco Island, FL

5.19

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area 2

4.05

Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.04

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

3.81

Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

3.60

Port St. Lucie, FL

3.31

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.30

Barnstable Town, MA

3.23
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pest Control Workers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Punta Gorda, FL

5.59

Port St. Lucie, FL

5.58

Ocala, FL

5.38

Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.51

Lake Havasu City - Kingman, AZ

4.09

Chico, CA

3.88

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

3.73

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.65

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

3.62

Dothan, AL

3.37
Areas with the highest location quotient for Building Cleaning Workers, All Other, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, MD Metropolitan Division

13.47

Chico, CA

6.83

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

2.80

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

2.03

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

1.27

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI

1.21

Newark-Union, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division

1.12

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

0.89

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH

0.71

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

0.62
Areas with the highest location quotient for Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area

5.48

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

5.01

Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC

4.98

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

4.95

Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area

3.89

South Western Utah nonmetropolitan area

3.70

Ocean City, NJ

3.59

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

3.50

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.37

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

3.06
Areas with the highest location quotient for Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Madera-Chowchilla, CA

2.41

San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, PR

2.06

Saginaw-Saginaw Township North, MI

1.98

Holland-Grand Haven, MI

1.95

Yauco, PR

1.80

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

1.78

Mayaguez, PR

1.74

Ithaca, NY

1.74

Fajardo, PR

1.73

Binghamton, NY

1.64
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

15.72

Palm Coast, FL

13.42

Naples-Marco Island, FL

6.15

Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

5.62

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

4.48

Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.02

Port St. Lucie, FL

4.02

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

3.79

Barnstable Town, MA

3.71

Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

3.55
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.64

Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.45

Barnstable Town, MA

3.05

South Western Utah nonmetropolitan area

2.91

Punta Gorda, FL

2.90

Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC

2.88

West Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

2.68

Southeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.62

Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

2.58

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

2.56
Areas with the highest location quotient for Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

2.86

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

2.78

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.63

New Shoreham Town, Rhode Island nonmetropolitan area

2.63

Palm Coast, FL

2.63

Ponce, PR

2.54

Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC

2.32

Naples-Marco Island, FL

2.18

Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.13

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

2.02
Areas with the highest location quotient for Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Corvallis, OR

8.58

Salisbury, MD

8.26

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

7.32

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

5.29

Bend, OR

5.12

Lafayette, LA

5.11

Medford, OR

4.09

Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.76

Reno-Sparks, NV

3.43

Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area

3.42
Areas with the highest location quotient for Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC

3.79

Sussex County, Delaware nonmetropolitan area

2.72

Lawton, OK

2.71

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

2.69

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

2.35

Bowling Green, KY

2.24

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

2.21

Upper Eastern Shore nonmetropolitan area

2.17

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

2.17

Ocean City, NJ

2.16
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dishwashers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

3.33

Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

3.07

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

2.82

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.65

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

2.64

Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner, MA

2.51

Prescott, AZ

2.42

Santa Fe, NM

2.34

East Central New York nonmetropolitan area

2.31

Napa, CA

2.31
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

4.59

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

4.53

Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

3.26

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

3.14

Ocean City, NJ

3.08

College Station-Bryan, TX

3.02

Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area

2.99

Norwich-New London, CT-RI

2.89

Barnstable Town, MA

2.88

Naples-Marco Island, FL

2.88
Areas with the highest location quotient for Food Servers, Nonrestaurant, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

3.02

Farmington, NM

2.62

La Crosse, WI-MN

2.57

Grand Forks, ND-MN

2.55

Fargo, ND-MN

2.40

Kankakee-Bradley, IL

2.39

Lake Charles, LA

2.38

Bismarck, ND

2.28

Harrisonburg, VA

2.27

Grand Junction, CO

2.16
Areas with the highest location quotient for Waiters and Waitresses, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

New Shoreham Town, Rhode Island nonmetropolitan area

6.98

Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC

2.83

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

2.66

Palm Coast, FL

2.55

Brunswick, GA

2.47

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

2.47

Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach, FL

2.41

Ocean City, NJ

2.40

Naples-Marco Island, FL

2.39

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

2.35
Areas with the highest location quotient for Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Palm Coast, FL

5.47

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA

4.19

Southern Oregon & Linn County nonmetropolitan area

4.17

Eastern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

4.05

Lawrence-Methuen-Salem, MA-NH NECTA Division

3.94

Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

3.55

Hattiesburg, MS

3.41

Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.35

Bend, OR

3.31

Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner, MA

3.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Jacksonville, NC

2.80

Fayetteville, NC

2.52

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

2.27

Burlington, NC

2.21

Greenville, NC

2.01

Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area

2.01

Hinesville-Fort Stewart, GA

1.99

South Western Utah nonmetropolitan area

1.97

Bay City, MI

1.97

Anderson, IN

1.93
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bartenders, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Eastern Montana nonmetropolitan area

5.48

Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

3.82

Ocean City, NJ

3.47

Southeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

3.29

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

3.10

Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.09

Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

2.98

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

2.97

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

2.96

Grand Forks, ND-MN

2.95
Areas with the highest location quotient for Food Preparation Workers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Mayaguez, PR

4.54

Hammond nonmetropolitan area

3.98

Fajardo, PR

3.49

Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area

3.14

New Iberia nonmetropolitan area

3.08

New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA

2.86

San German-Cabo Rojo, PR

2.75

Ponce, PR

2.66

Garrett County, Maryland nonmetropolitan area

2.59

Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

2.57
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cooks, All Other, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

14.16

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

8.02

Pascagoula, MS

6.30

Ithaca, NY

6.00

Bloomington, IN

5.93

Gulfport-Biloxi, MS

5.72

New Iberia nonmetropolitan area

5.69

Baton Rouge, LA

4.85

New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA

4.22

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

4.02
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cooks, Short Order, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area

5.70

Western New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

5.56

Portsmouth, NH-ME

5.47

Wenatchee-East Wenatchee, WA

4.99

Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division

4.93

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

4.23

Gulfport-Biloxi, MS

4.00

Upper Eastern Shore nonmetropolitan area

3.72

Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.58

Ithaca, NY

3.54
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cooks, Restaurant, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

New Shoreham Town, Rhode Island nonmetropolitan area

8.64

Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area

2.80

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

2.79

Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.78

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.62

Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC

2.59

Naples-Marco Island, FL

2.57

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

2.37

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

2.33

Ocean City, NJ

2.28
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

4.94

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

4.17

North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

4.13

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area 1

3.77

Cleveland, TN

3.62

Southeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

3.61

Yauco, PR

3.56

Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

3.56

Hinesville-Fort Stewart, GA

3.42

East Idaho nonmetropolitan area

3.40
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cooks, Fast Food, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area 2

6.18

Mayaguez, PR

5.16

Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.47

San German-Cabo Rojo, PR

4.38

Fajardo, PR

4.30

Guayama, PR

4.14

Ponce, PR

3.85

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

3.77

Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

3.73

Lawrence, KS

3.73
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Guayama, PR

3.14

Yauco, PR

2.94

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area 1

2.78

Fajardo, PR

2.50

Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC

2.14

Jacksonville, NC

2.06

Hattiesburg, MS

2.05

Lima, OH

1.98

Hinesville-Fort Stewart, GA

1.95

Bay City, MI

1.94
Areas with the highest location quotient for Chefs and Head Cooks, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

6.53

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

4.23

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

4.23

Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

4.20

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.73

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

3.70

Northwestern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

3.60

Kingston, NY

3.37

Napa, CA

2.98

Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area

2.98
Areas with the highest location quotient for Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

New Shoreham Town, Rhode Island nonmetropolitan area

3.64

Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC

2.01

Ocean City, NJ

1.80

Jacksonville, NC

1.79

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

1.76

Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area

1.75

Fajardo, PR

1.73

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

1.72

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

1.72

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

1.72
Areas with the highest location quotient for Protective Service Workers, All Other, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Los Alamos County, New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

18.20

Northwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

6.18

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

5.96

Alexandria, LA

5.32

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

4.93

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

4.87

Casper, WY

4.84

East Central New York nonmetropolitan area

4.57

Flagstaff, AZ

4.05

Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.90
Areas with the highest location quotient for Transportation Security Screeners, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

8.61

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

8.01

Honolulu, HI

6.14

Fairbanks, AK

5.13

Manchester, NH

4.74

Newark-Union, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division

3.94

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

3.76

Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Division

3.62

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

3.50

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

3.45
Areas with the highest location quotient for Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area

6.25

West Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

4.80

Los Alamos County, New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

3.91

Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.70

Southwest Idaho nonmetropolitan area

3.50

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

3.43

Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

3.43

Great Falls, MT

3.14

Glens Falls, NY

2.99

Ocean City, NJ

2.83
Areas with the highest location quotient for Crossing Guards, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Grand Junction, CO

8.90

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

4.48

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

4.42

Coeur d'Alene, ID

3.90

Other New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.72

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

3.45

Logan, UT-ID

3.38

Bend, OR

3.26

Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area

3.22

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

3.06
Areas with the highest location quotient for Security Guards, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Mayaguez, PR

4.74

Guayama, PR

4.58

San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, PR

4.27

Los Alamos County, New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

3.42

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

2.56

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

2.33

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

2.26

Honolulu, HI

2.20

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

2.17

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL

2.04
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Northeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

31.19

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

29.69

North Arizona nonmetropolitan area

28.41

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

26.67

Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

26.44

Lawton, OK

23.54

Gulfport-Biloxi, MS

22.28

North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

19.64

Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

19.63

Northwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

18.02
Areas with the highest location quotient for Private Detectives and Investigators, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Peabody, MA NECTA Division

6.29

Port St. Lucie, FL

4.50

Binghamton, NY

4.45

Fort Collins-Loveland, CO

3.92

Tallahassee, FL

3.14

Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, MA NECTA Division

2.85

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

2.53

Jackson, MS

2.35

Pittsburgh, PA

2.21

Lafayette, LA

2.13
Areas with the highest location quotient for Animal Control Workers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Central New York nonmetropolitan area

7.70

Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

7.07

Farmington, NM

6.83

Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area

6.04

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

5.59

North Arizona nonmetropolitan area

5.58

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

4.87

Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area

4.05

Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area

3.88

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

3.70
Areas with the highest location quotient for Transit and Railroad Police, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

3.60

Pittsburgh, PA

2.25

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

0.80

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

0.30
Areas with the highest location quotient for Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, PR

4.54

Yauco, PR

3.61

Trenton-Ewing, NJ

3.31

Hinesville-Fort Stewart, GA

2.95

North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.39

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.25

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

2.10

Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

2.04

Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

2.03

Albany, GA

2.00
Areas with the highest location quotient for Parking Enforcement Workers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

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

5.85

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division

4.53

San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA

4.17

Lubbock, TX

3.90

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH

3.41

Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, ME

3.16

Santa Rosa-Petaluma, CA

2.82

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

2.61

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

2.44

Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Division

2.38
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fish and Game Wardens, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Central South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

24.00

Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

18.70

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

11.82

North Arizona nonmetropolitan area

11.79

Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area

10.65

South Georgia nonmetropolitan area

10.45

Central Texas nonmetropolitan area

9.14

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

8.95

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

8.39

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

7.88
Areas with the highest location quotient for Detectives and Criminal Investigators, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Arizona nonmetropolitan area

40.44

Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area

38.29

Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

29.32

Laredo, TX

16.92

Yuma, AZ

14.59

Las Cruces, NM

12.01

Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area

8.53

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

8.08

El Paso, TX

6.83

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

6.40
Areas with the highest location quotient for Correctional Officers and Jailers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

29.84

Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area

16.89

Pine Bluff, AR

14.79

Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area

12.71

Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, NJ

10.03

Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area

9.70

Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area

9.66

East Central New York nonmetropolitan area

9.46

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

9.08

Cumberland, MD-WV

7.75
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bailiffs, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, PR

10.88

Macon, GA

8.27

East Central North Dakota

7.34

Northeastern Virginia nonmetropolitan area

6.74

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

6.48

Clarksville, TN-KY

5.97

Utica-Rome, NY

5.84

Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area

5.84

Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area

5.32

Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY

5.18
Areas with the highest location quotient for Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

35.86

Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

35.76

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

31.62

Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

24.99

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

21.56

Newark-Union, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division

5.59

Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

2.30

San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA

1.39

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

0.93

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

0.71
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fire Inspectors and Investigators, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Ocean City, NJ

9.69

Savannah, GA

5.91

Waterbury, CT

5.81

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

4.95

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

4.76

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

4.76

Trenton-Ewing, NJ

4.49

Topeka, KS

4.35

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

4.25

Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.99
Areas with the highest location quotient for Firefighters, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Prescott, AZ

5.37

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

4.90

North Arizona nonmetropolitan area

4.76

Southwest Idaho nonmetropolitan area

4.38

Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

4.25

Lake Havasu City - Kingman, AZ

4.11

Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

3.83

North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

3.69

Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.45

Palm Coast, FL

3.40
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Protective Service Workers, All Other, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Los Alamos County, New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

17.41

Guayama, PR

5.36

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

4.35

Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area

4.06

Mayaguez, PR

3.91

Charleston, WV

3.16

North Arizona nonmetropolitan area

2.85

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

2.63

Norwich-New London, CT-RI

2.62

Las Cruces, NM

2.47
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Flagstaff, AZ

6.19

Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area

5.52

Lake Havasu City - Kingman, AZ

5.01

Alexandria, LA

4.79

Topeka, KS

3.97

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.93

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

3.93

North Arizona nonmetropolitan area

3.89

Lawton, OK

3.39

Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.18
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, PR

5.08

Yauco, PR

3.97

North Arizona nonmetropolitan area

3.81

St. Mary's County, Maryland nonmetropolitan area

3.70

Prescott, AZ

3.25

Lake Charles, LA

3.19

Brunswick, GA

3.09

Hinesville-Fort Stewart, GA

2.95

Jefferson City, MO

2.90

Valdosta, GA

2.74
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

28.80

Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area

19.70

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

14.13

Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area

13.33

Salisbury, MD

12.16

Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area

10.92

Southeast Arizona nonmetropolitan area

10.32

East Central New York nonmetropolitan area

10.27

Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

10.16

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

8.64
Areas with the highest location quotient for Protective Service Occupations, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

4.90

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

3.85

Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area

3.28

Southeast Arizona nonmetropolitan area

3.24

San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, PR

3.09

El Centro, CA

2.91

Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area

2.84

Pine Bluff, AR

2.83

Los Alamos County, New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

2.81

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.77
Areas with the highest location quotient for Healthcare Support Workers, All Other, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

6.23

Springfield, IL

5.27

Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, NJ

5.04

Fairbanks, AK

4.93

North Arizona nonmetropolitan area

3.93

Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area

3.83

Clarksville, TN-KY

3.82

Danville, IL

3.69

Spokane, WA

3.66

Ocean City, NJ

3.55
Areas with the highest location quotient for Phlebotomists, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Burlington, NC

13.26

Coeur d'Alene, ID

3.89

Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, MA NECTA Division

3.67

Roanoke, VA

3.51

Wichita Falls, TX

3.02

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA

2.91

Springfield, MO

2.90

Casper, WY

2.80

Peoria, IL

2.71

Gadsden, AL

2.66
Areas with the highest location quotient for Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Ithaca, NY

4.54

Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.63

Northwestern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

3.57

Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna, WV-OH

3.35

Hattiesburg, MS

3.14

Chico, CA

2.99

Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area

2.94

Lynchburg, VA

2.86

Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA

2.85

Las Cruces, NM

2.82
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pharmacy Aides, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area 1

31.21

San German-Cabo Rojo, PR

19.04

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area 2

15.58

Aguadilla-Isabela-San Sebastian, PR

10.38

Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

8.58

San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, PR

8.02

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

7.40

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

6.20

North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area

5.96

Fargo, ND-MN

4.93
Areas with the highest location quotient for Medical Transcriptionists, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

4.48

Rapid City, SD

4.40

Hot Springs, AR

4.35

Bangor, ME

4.29

Wausau, WI

4.21

Bismarck, ND

4.07

Lewiston, ID-WA

4.02

Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, CA

3.94

Eau Claire, WI

3.87

Central South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.76
Areas with the highest location quotient for Medical Equipment Preparers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Rochester, MN

10.37

Chico, CA

5.02

Lake County-Kenosha County, IL-WI Metropolitan Division

4.92

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

4.19

Modesto, CA

3.97

Wheeling, WV-OH

3.22

Eugene-Springfield, OR

2.86

La Crosse, WI-MN

2.76

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

2.70

Bend, OR

2.70
Areas with the highest location quotient for Medical Assistants, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Gainesville, GA

3.09

Lake Havasu City - Kingman, AZ

2.32

Redding, CA

2.31

Punta Gorda, FL

2.29

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL

2.16

Michigan City-La Porte, IN

2.12

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

2.12

Bangor, ME

2.09

Macon, GA

2.05

Yuba City, CA

1.97
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dental Assistants, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

South Western Utah nonmetropolitan area

2.50

Provo-Orem, UT

2.29

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

2.25

Idaho Falls, ID

2.19

Logan, UT-ID

2.15

Hinesville-Fort Stewart, GA

2.15

Clarksville, TN-KY

2.08

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

2.07

Lawton, OK

2.06

North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.00
Areas with the highest location quotient for Massage Therapists, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Napa, CA

12.44

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

5.95

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

4.79

Pittsfield, MA

4.58

Bellingham, WA

4.15

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

4.11

Olympia, WA

3.48

Anchorage, AK

3.34

Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO

3.23

Tucson, AZ

3.21
Areas with the highest location quotient for Physical Therapist Aides, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

5.63

Gadsden, AL

4.61

Abilene, TX

4.38

Central Texas nonmetropolitan area

4.30

San Angelo, TX

4.13

Pascagoula, MS

4.00

Southeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

3.95

Merced, CA

3.70

Lewiston, ID-WA

3.54

Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

3.39
Areas with the highest location quotient for Physical Therapist Assistants, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Gadsden, AL

7.15

Jonesboro, AR

4.74

Cumberland, MD-WV

4.07

New Bedford, MA

3.91

Pueblo, CO

3.75

Bowling Green, KY

3.61

Altoona, PA

3.59

Canton-Massillon, OH

3.50

Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

3.48

Saginaw-Saginaw Township North, MI

3.28
Areas with the highest location quotient for Occupational Therapy Aides, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

14.58

Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, SC

9.17

Worcester, MA-CT

8.93

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division

4.66

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI

4.01

Lafayette, LA

3.59

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

2.97

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH

2.51

Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division

2.14

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA

2.13
Areas with the highest location quotient for Occupational Therapy Assistants, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Gadsden, AL

12.46

New Bedford, MA

6.46

Cumberland, MD-WV

6.24

Pueblo, CO

5.07

Altoona, PA

5.04

Canton-Massillon, OH

4.62

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA

4.09

Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.97

Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

3.85

Wilmington, NC

3.82
Areas with the highest location quotient for Orderlies, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Sumter, SC

18.69

Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

10.27

Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, SC

6.78

Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, NJ

5.19

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.36

Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, SC

4.32

Florence, SC

4.16

Mayaguez, PR

3.90

Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area

3.75

Kankakee-Bradley, IL

3.56
Areas with the highest location quotient for Nursing Assistants, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Far Eastern North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.52

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

2.50

East Central North Dakota

2.48

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

2.46

Punta Gorda, FL

2.45

Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area

2.43

Steubenville-Weirton, OH-WV

2.43

Bay City, MI

2.42

Lewiston, ID-WA

2.40

Garrett County, Maryland nonmetropolitan area

2.36
Areas with the highest location quotient for Psychiatric Aides, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Wichita Falls, TX

21.79

Tuscaloosa, AL

20.05

Abilene, TX

19.01

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

15.50

Jackson, MS

14.85

Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area

13.20

Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area

11.09

Alexandria, LA

10.31

Salem, OR

10.29

Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area

9.92
Areas with the highest location quotient for Home Health Aides, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.98

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

3.77

Springfield, OH

3.49

Greenville, NC

3.46

Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.37

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

3.24

Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

3.24

Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

3.23

Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.08

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

3.08
Areas with the highest location quotient for Healthcare Support Occupations, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Goldsboro, NC

2.33

Rochester, MN

1.99

Pueblo, CO

1.91

Peabody, MA NECTA Division

1.89

Greenville, NC

1.89

Utica-Rome, NY

1.84

Hot Springs, AR

1.78

Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

1.76

Canton-Massillon, OH

1.75

Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

1.73
Areas with the highest location quotient for Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

11.39

Champaign-Urbana, IL

8.09

Western New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

6.71

Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, MD Metropolitan Division

4.64

Peoria, IL

4.41

Santa Fe, NM

3.89

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division

3.72

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

3.63

Manchester, NH

3.60

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

3.58
Areas with the highest location quotient for Genetic Counselors, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division

4.56

Indianapolis-Carmel, IN

4.53

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

3.44

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH

3.18

Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN

2.83

Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

1.88

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division

1.40

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

1.35

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI

1.19

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

1.13
Areas with the highest location quotient for Athletic Trainers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Winchester, VA-WV

4.46

Janesville, WI

4.19

Jackson, TN

4.17

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

4.05

Western New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.43

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

3.33

Duluth, MN-WI

3.29

Charlottesville, VA

3.08

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.83

St. Cloud, MN

2.78
Areas with the highest location quotient for Occupational Health and Safety Technicians, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Joplin, MO

9.81

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

9.01

North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area

8.31

Victoria, TX

8.00

Midland, TX

7.65

Knoxville, TN

6.89

Manhattan, KS

6.83

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

6.15

Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area

6.04

Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area

4.73
Areas with the highest location quotient for Occupational Health and Safety Specialists, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.52

Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area

5.08

Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area

4.97

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

4.79

Trenton-Ewing, NJ

4.67

Casper, WY

4.64

Odessa, TX

4.34

Midland, TX

4.15

Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

4.13

Billings, MT

3.91
Areas with the highest location quotient for Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

7.48

Wenatchee-East Wenatchee, WA

4.74

Idaho Falls, ID

3.86

Cape Girardeau-Jackson, MO-IL

3.32

Athens-Clarke County, GA

3.30

Ann Arbor, MI

3.28

Tacoma, WA Metropolitan Division

2.81

Fayetteville, NC

2.78

Pueblo, CO

2.69

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

2.63
Areas with the highest location quotient for Hearing Aid Specialists, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

10.61

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

4.18

Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Division

2.34

Tucson, AZ

2.32

Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ

2.07

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

1.78

Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC

1.51

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

1.44

Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI

1.42

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division

1.39
Areas with the highest location quotient for Orthotists and Prosthetists, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Winston-Salem, NC

5.92

Jackson, MS

4.81

Ann Arbor, MI

4.75

Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

3.94

Sioux Falls, SD

3.63

Nassau-Suffolk, NY Metropolitan Division

3.05

Tacoma, WA Metropolitan Division

2.77

Columbus, OH

2.52

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

2.36

Dayton, OH

2.23
Areas with the highest location quotient for Opticians, Dispensing, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Cape Girardeau-Jackson, MO-IL

4.02

Great Falls, MT

3.51

Salisbury, MD

3.38

St. Cloud, MN

3.27

Casper, WY

3.00

Bend, OR

3.00

Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.90

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

2.89

North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, FL

2.74

Rapid City, SD

2.72
Areas with the highest location quotient for Medical Records and Health Information Technicians, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Jackson, TN

3.57

North Arizona nonmetropolitan area

3.52

Iowa City, IA

3.30

Yuba City, CA

3.14

Fairbanks, AK

2.99

Morgantown, WV

2.98

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

2.88

Hattiesburg, MS

2.82

Billings, MT

2.79

West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

2.75
Areas with the highest location quotient for Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Sherman-Denison, TX

4.01

Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area

3.58

Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area

3.58

Alexandria, LA

3.43

Wichita Falls, TX

3.21

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

3.12

Sandusky, OH

3.06

Tyler, TX

2.99

Pine Bluff, AR

2.95

Monroe, LA

2.95
Areas with the highest location quotient for Ophthalmic Medical Technicians, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Salisbury, MD

11.04

Western Montana nonmetropolitan area

7.40

New Bedford, MA

5.39

Hattiesburg, MS

4.95

North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, FL

4.91

Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA

3.63

Asheville, NC

3.60

Southeast Arizona nonmetropolitan area

3.59

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

3.46

Morgantown, WV

3.45
Areas with the highest location quotient for Veterinary Technologists and Technicians, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Ithaca, NY

5.86

Gainesville, FL

4.72

Fort Collins-Loveland, CO

4.00

Corvallis, OR

4.00

Ocala, FL

3.93

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.26

San Angelo, TX

3.09

South Western Utah nonmetropolitan area

2.88

College Station-Bryan, TX

2.71

Port St. Lucie, FL

2.70
Areas with the highest location quotient for Surgical Technologists, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Bowling Green, KY

3.40

Florence, SC

3.25

Coeur d'Alene, ID

3.11

Terre Haute, IN

3.10

Hattiesburg, MS

3.08

Jackson, TN

3.04

Mayaguez, PR

3.00

Sherman-Denison, TX

2.92

Missoula, MT

2.91

Gainesville, FL

2.91
Areas with the highest location quotient for Respiratory Therapy Technicians, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Mayaguez, PR

21.09

Ponce, PR

16.87

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

11.06

Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area

9.71

Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

8.61

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

6.62

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

6.38

New Iberia nonmetropolitan area

6.26

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

5.46

San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, PR

5.30
Areas with the highest location quotient for Psychiatric Technicians, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Lynchburg, VA

14.53

Pueblo, CO

10.93

Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area

8.95

Tallahassee, FL

8.60

Visalia-Porterville, CA

8.47

Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area

7.34

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

7.00

Bangor, ME

6.56

Santa Rosa-Petaluma, CA

6.31

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

5.81
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pharmacy Technicians, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Yauco, PR

4.18

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

3.15

Aguadilla-Isabela-San Sebastian, PR

3.04

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

2.86

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

2.71

Fajardo, PR

2.53

Muncie, IN

2.25

Ponce, PR

2.23

Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

2.20

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

2.12
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dietetic Technicians, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

New Bedford, MA

9.85

Altoona, PA

9.43

Erie, PA

5.97

Florence, SC

5.84

Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area

5.24

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA

4.70

Lancaster, PA

4.55

Peabody, MA NECTA Division

4.36

East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

3.99

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.77
Areas with the highest location quotient for Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Johnstown, PA

4.59

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

4.17

Anderson, SC

4.07

Gainesville, GA

4.03

Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

3.91

Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.81

Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

3.80

Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area

3.78

Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

3.76

Central South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.62
Areas with the highest location quotient for Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Waterbury, CT

4.78

Lima, OH

3.75

Ann Arbor, MI

3.54

Athens-Clarke County, GA

3.22

Lake Havasu City - Kingman, AZ

3.17

Gainesville, FL

3.16

St. Louis, MO-IL

3.10

Port St. Lucie, FL

2.82

Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ Metropolitan Division

2.76

Macon, GA

2.75
Areas with the highest location quotient for Radiologic Technologists, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Rochester, MN

4.05

Dothan, AL

2.33

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

2.17

Guayama, PR

2.17

Lima, OH

2.16

Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

2.15

Rome, GA

2.06

Aguadilla-Isabela-San Sebastian, PR

2.06

Mayaguez, PR

2.05

Winston-Salem, NC

2.01
Areas with the highest location quotient for Nuclear Medicine Technologists, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Sioux Falls, SD

4.71

Monroe, LA

4.15

Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area

3.89

Winchester, VA-WV

3.71

Wheeling, WV-OH

3.55

Johnson City, TN

3.07

Tulsa, OK

2.76

Fayetteville, NC

2.55

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

2.42

Peabody, MA NECTA Division

2.40
Areas with the highest location quotient for Diagnostic Medical Sonographers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Rochester, MN

5.60

Greenville, NC

3.63

Rapid City, SD

3.47

Bowling Green, KY

2.91

Sioux Falls, SD

2.77

Waterbury, CT

2.53

Punta Gorda, FL

2.51

New Haven, CT

2.42

Hattiesburg, MS

2.41

Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

2.39
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Gainesville, FL

4.67

Winchester, VA-WV

4.57

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

3.52

Jackson, TN

3.23

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

3.01

Athens-Clarke County, GA

2.99

Sussex County, Delaware nonmetropolitan area

2.96

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

2.57

Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, TX

2.53

Punta Gorda, FL

2.49
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dental Hygienists, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

St. George, UT

3.30

Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.84

Medford, OR

2.61

Flint, MI

2.48

Danbury, CT

2.45

Gadsden, AL

2.36

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

2.33

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.26

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA

2.26

Yakima, WA

2.21
Areas with the highest location quotient for Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Burlington, NC

16.98

Ann Arbor, MI

3.80

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

3.27

Johnson City, TN

3.00

Gadsden, AL

2.72

Baltimore-Towson, MD

2.63

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

2.62

Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA

2.51

Danville, VA

2.44

Jackson, TN

2.39
Areas with the highest location quotient for Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Burlington, NC

9.31

San German-Cabo Rojo, PR

5.87

Ponce, PR

4.70

Mayaguez, PR

4.63

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area 1

3.15

New Haven, CT

3.00

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

2.76

Anderson, SC

2.70

Gainesville, FL

2.67

Fajardo, PR

2.61
Areas with the highest location quotient for Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, MD Metropolitan Division

27.32

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

6.27

Gainesville, FL

5.65

Indianapolis-Carmel, IN

5.62

Ocean City, NJ

4.27

Cedar Rapids, IA

3.49

Boulder, CO

3.37

Ann Arbor, MI

3.22

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

2.96

Springfield, IL

2.89
Areas with the highest location quotient for Audiologists, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Lafayette, IN

4.95

Rochester, MN

4.08

Iowa City, IA

3.89

Lubbock, TX

3.65

Naples-Marco Island, FL

3.64

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

3.10

Ann Arbor, MI

3.10

Duluth, MN-WI

2.77

Boulder, CO

2.70

Rochester, NY

2.58
Areas with the highest location quotient for Nurse Practitioners, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Rochester, MN

7.41

Johnson City, TN

4.40

Cape Girardeau-Jackson, MO-IL

3.65

Danbury, CT

3.08

Bangor, ME

3.07

Hattiesburg, MS

2.96

Pueblo, CO

2.82

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

2.77

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

2.74

Jackson, MS

2.65
Areas with the highest location quotient for Nurse Midwives, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Lexington-Fayette, KY

6.81

Springfield, MA-CT

5.48

Albuquerque, NM

4.55

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division

3.30

Syracuse, NY

2.93

Baltimore-Towson, MD

2.62

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH

2.49

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

2.46

Camden, NJ Metropolitan Division

1.99

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

1.80
Areas with the highest location quotient for Nurse Anesthetists, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Knoxville, TN

6.31

Naples-Marco Island, FL

5.56

Montgomery, AL

5.54

Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

5.52

Charleston, WV

5.25

Jackson, TN

4.58

Boise City-Nampa, ID

4.44

Columbia, MO

4.06

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

3.98

Winston-Salem, NC

3.91
Areas with the highest location quotient for Registered Nurses, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Rochester, MN

3.24

La Crosse, WI-MN

2.42

Rome, GA

2.35

Cape Girardeau-Jackson, MO-IL

2.32

Gainesville, FL

2.30

Greenville, NC

2.02

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

2.01

Ann Arbor, MI

1.96

Winston-Salem, NC

1.95

Sioux Falls, SD

1.93
Areas with the highest location quotient for Veterinarians, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Ocala, FL

4.10

Ames, IA

3.86

College Station-Bryan, TX

3.60

Palm Coast, FL

3.39

Athens-Clarke County, GA

3.02

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

2.89

Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area

2.74

Central South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.66

Ithaca, NY

2.59

Grand Junction, CO

2.59
Areas with the highest location quotient for Therapists, All Other, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Port St. Lucie, FL

9.22

Appleton, WI

6.58

Central Texas nonmetropolitan area

4.21

Ann Arbor, MI

4.11

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

3.48

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

3.14

Worcester, MA-CT

3.12

San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA

3.12

Louisville-Jefferson County, KY-IN

2.93

Gary, IN Metropolitan Division

2.73
Areas with the highest location quotient for Exercise Physiologists, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Roanoke, VA

5.09

Fort Wayne, IN

3.70

Columbia, SC

3.28

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

2.52

Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Division

2.13

Indianapolis-Carmel, IN

2.07

Madison, WI

1.91

Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO

1.89

Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI

1.58

Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX

1.56
Areas with the highest location quotient for Speech-Language Pathologists, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Pittsfield, MA

3.33

Jonesboro, AR

2.93

Cumberland, MD-WV

2.91

Gadsden, AL

2.78

Pueblo, CO

2.77

Las Cruces, NM

2.61

Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

2.38

Sherman-Denison, TX

2.37

Rome, GA

2.26

Bismarck, ND

2.02
Areas with the highest location quotient for Respiratory Therapists, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Cape Girardeau-Jackson, MO-IL

2.96

Morgantown, WV

2.92

Hammond nonmetropolitan area

2.81

Rochester, MN

2.73

Lake Havasu City - Kingman, AZ

2.70

Steubenville-Weirton, OH-WV

2.63

Tyler, TX

2.59

Texarkana-Texarkana, TX-AR

2.54

Redding, CA

2.40

Casper, WY

2.39
Areas with the highest location quotient for Recreational Therapists, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Lebanon, PA

8.43

Mankato-North Mankato, MN

6.64

Johnstown, PA

5.58

Alexandria, LA

4.87

St. Joseph, MO-KS

4.77

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

4.32

Worcester, MA-CT

4.12

Peabody, MA NECTA Division

4.11

Jefferson City, MO

3.93

State College, PA

3.81
Areas with the highest location quotient for Radiation Therapists, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Tuscaloosa, AL

3.24

Tallahassee, FL

3.15

Asheville, NC

3.11

Winston-Salem, NC

3.04

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR

2.91

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

2.84

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

2.44

Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY

2.31

Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA

2.30

Duluth, MN-WI

2.24
Areas with the highest location quotient for Physical Therapists, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Saginaw-Saginaw Township North, MI

2.79

Peabody, MA NECTA Division

2.37

Rome, GA

2.33

Missoula, MT

2.31

Western Montana nonmetropolitan area

2.31

Other New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

2.16

Danbury, CT

2.09

Lawrence-Methuen-Salem, MA-NH NECTA Division

2.06

Bay City, MI

2.04

Coeur d'Alene, ID

2.01
Areas with the highest location quotient for Occupational Therapists, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Palm Coast, FL

4.49

Cumberland, MD-WV

3.45

Pittsfield, MA

3.16

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

2.96

Other New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

2.86

Rome, GA

2.79

Gainesville, FL

2.67

La Crosse, WI-MN

2.41

Peabody, MA NECTA Division

2.40

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA

2.33
Areas with the highest location quotient for Podiatrists, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area

3.89

Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, TX

3.73

Savannah, GA

3.65

Toledo, OH

3.07

Nassau-Suffolk, NY Metropolitan Division

3.01

Dayton, OH

2.75

Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division

2.61

Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH

2.59

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

2.53

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

2.37
Areas with the highest location quotient for Physician Assistants, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Rochester, MN

4.18

Glens Falls, NY

3.73

Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.28

Greenville, NC

3.23

Yuba City, CA

3.20

Goldsboro, NC

3.19

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

3.13

Ann Arbor, MI

3.06

Salisbury, MD

3.03

Elmira, NY

2.94
Areas with the highest location quotient for Physicians and Surgeons, All Other, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, MD Metropolitan Division

4.35

Greenville, NC

4.21

Charlottesville, VA

4.02

Corvallis, OR

3.62

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

2.92

Western New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

2.92

Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Division

2.61

Albany, GA

2.57

Rome, GA

2.55

Winston-Salem, NC

2.51
Areas with the highest location quotient for Surgeons, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Pittsfield, MA

6.73

Springfield, IL

4.66

Wausau, WI

4.23

Napa, CA

4.13

Sioux Falls, SD

3.72

Muskegon-Norton Shores, MI

3.53

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA

3.53

Lima, OH

3.22

Colorado Springs, CO

3.12

Bowling Green, KY

3.08
Areas with the highest location quotient for Psychiatrists, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

5.39

Mankato-North Mankato, MN

4.88

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

4.45

Binghamton, NY

4.24

Utica-Rome, NY

3.43

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

3.30

Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area

2.95

Springfield, IL

2.78

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

2.69

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

2.56
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pediatricians, General, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Springfield, IL

4.67

Peabody, MA NECTA Division

4.10

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

4.04

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

3.92

Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

3.63

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division

3.51

Barnstable Town, MA

3.30

Morgantown, WV

3.08

Corpus Christi, TX

3.08

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH

2.95
Areas with the highest location quotient for Obstetricians and Gynecologists, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Medford, OR

5.03

Dayton, OH

3.18

Lexington-Fayette, KY

3.17

Roanoke, VA

2.99

Billings, MT

2.68

Southern Oregon & Linn County nonmetropolitan area

2.65

Jackson, MS

2.54

Green Bay, WI

2.47

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

2.39

Saginaw-Saginaw Township North, MI

2.30
Areas with the highest location quotient for Internists, General, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Flint, MI

8.92

Springfield, IL

7.37

Johnson City, TN

5.41

Lansing-East Lansing, MI

4.64

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

4.45

Saginaw-Saginaw Township North, MI

3.84

Springfield, MA-CT

3.79

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

3.25

Rocky Mount, NC

3.16

Roanoke, VA

3.04
Areas with the highest location quotient for Family and General Practitioners, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Columbia, MO

5.99

Oklahoma City, OK

4.33

Punta Gorda, FL

4.30

Florence, SC

4.14

Spartanburg, SC

3.49

Southeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

3.34

Pine Bluff, AR

3.28

Los Alamos County, New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

3.25

Las Cruces, NM

3.20

Tyler, TX

3.16
Areas with the highest location quotient for Anesthesiologists, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Mobile, AL

4.91

Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY

4.39

York-Hanover, PA

3.87

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

3.27

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA

3.09

Toledo, OH

2.18

Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX

2.14

Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area

2.02

Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY

1.93

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

1.83
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pharmacists, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Guayama, PR

2.29

Muncie, IN

2.05

Iowa City, IA

2.05

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

2.04

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

2.00

Missoula, MT

1.99

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

1.97

Morgantown, WV

1.96

Johnson City, TN

1.93

Hattiesburg, MS

1.93
Areas with the highest location quotient for Optometrists, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Salisbury, MD

3.81

Glens Falls, NY

3.21

Charlottesville, VA

2.76

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

2.60

Fayetteville, NC

2.44

Honolulu, HI

2.39

Northeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

2.35

Kingston, NY

2.29

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

2.20

Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA

2.15
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dietitians and Nutritionists, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Fairbanks, AK

3.73

Valdosta, GA

3.10

Trenton-Ewing, NJ

2.98

Glens Falls, NY

2.66

Rome, GA

2.62

Stockton, CA

2.53

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC

2.52

Macon, GA

2.40

Greenville, NC

2.32

Rochester, MN

2.31
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dentists, All Other Specialists, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Southern Oregon & Linn County nonmetropolitan area

10.72

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC

7.86

Savannah, GA

5.80

Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN

5.74

Columbus, OH

3.43

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI

1.57

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division

1.56

Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ

1.53

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

1.28

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

1.08
Areas with the highest location quotient for Orthodontists, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI

4.13

Wichita, KS

2.62

San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA

2.31

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

1.30

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

0.97

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL

0.73

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

0.68
Areas with the highest location quotient for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Topeka, KS

8.67

Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division

5.25

Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI

3.34

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

3.01

Baltimore-Towson, MD

2.25

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

1.83

Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC

1.72

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH

1.53

Oklahoma City, OK

1.49

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

1.24
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dentists, General, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Lake Havasu City - Kingman, AZ

3.07

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

2.67

Hot Springs, AR

2.53

Port St. Lucie, FL

2.47

Lawrence-Methuen-Salem, MA-NH NECTA Division

2.39

Elmira, NY

2.20

Flint, MI

2.18

Fort Collins-Loveland, CO

2.17

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

2.09

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

2.08
Areas with the highest location quotient for Chiropractors, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Bend, OR

4.89

Eau Claire, WI

3.69

Rockford, IL

3.63

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA

3.33

Western Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.25

Flint, MI

3.24

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

3.21

Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

3.17

Northeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

3.13

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

3.03
Areas with the highest location quotient for Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Rochester, MN

2.73

Rome, GA

2.11

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

1.84

Gainesville, FL

1.83

Johnson City, TN

1.80

Ann Arbor, MI

1.79

Morgantown, WV

1.76

Kankakee-Bradley, IL

1.75

Cape Girardeau-Jackson, MO-IL

1.75

Greenville, NC

1.73
Areas with the highest location quotient for Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

10.85

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

8.04

Western New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

6.10

Colorado Springs, CO

5.11

Honolulu, HI

4.86

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

4.71

Boulder, CO

4.06

Albuquerque, NM

2.80

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

2.74

Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, MD Metropolitan Division

2.60
Areas with the highest location quotient for Film and Video Editors, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

12.00

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

8.94

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

3.77

Missoula, MT

2.98

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

2.52

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

2.47

Charlottesville, VA

2.08

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

1.76

Eugene-Springfield, OR

1.64

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

1.59
Areas with the highest location quotient for Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

6.59

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

4.88

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

3.87

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

3.81

New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA

3.56

Baton Rouge, LA

3.28

Boise City-Nampa, ID

2.95

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

2.85

Sioux Falls, SD

2.74

Tyler, TX

2.50
Areas with the highest location quotient for Photographers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

4.59

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

4.30

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

3.56

Grand Junction, CO

2.99

Haverhill-North Andover-Amesbury, MA-NH NECTA Division

2.88

Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC

2.59

Wilmington, NC

2.56

Norwich-New London, CT-RI

2.43

Santa Fe, NM

2.37

Green Bay, WI

2.35
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sound Engineering Technicians, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

7.43

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

5.88

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

4.23

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

3.52

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

3.19

Salt Lake City, UT

3.07

Madison, WI

2.46

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

2.45

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

2.36

New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA

2.04
Areas with the highest location quotient for Radio Operators, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, PR

29.16

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division

11.39

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH

7.90

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

7.20

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

6.81

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

5.84

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

1.39
Areas with the highest location quotient for Broadcast Technicians, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Columbia, SC

4.15

Missoula, MT

3.66

Casper, WY

3.62

Medford, OR

3.58

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

3.50

Bowling Green, KY

3.47

Grand Junction, CO

3.40

Roanoke, VA

3.29

Sioux Falls, SD

3.01

Lubbock, TX

3.01
Areas with the highest location quotient for Audio and Video Equipment Technicians, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

13.10

North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

4.91

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

4.84

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

3.62

Norwich-New London, CT-RI

3.17

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

3.10

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

3.06

Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

2.86

Ann Arbor, MI

2.55

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

2.45
Areas with the highest location quotient for Media and Communication Workers, All Other, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

11.99

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

8.96

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

3.67

Tallahassee, FL

3.60

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

3.35

Reno-Sparks, NV

3.29

Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Division

3.03

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

2.71

Honolulu, HI

2.64

Anchorage, AK

2.43
Areas with the highest location quotient for Interpreters and Translators, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Salinas, CA

14.84

Harrisonburg, VA

9.80

Rochester, MN

5.83

Manhattan, KS

4.12

Boulder, CO

3.89

Merced, CA

3.87

Tucson, AZ

3.86

Madera-Chowchilla, CA

3.68

La Crosse, WI-MN

3.49

Columbia, MO

3.42
Areas with the highest location quotient for Writers and Authors, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Portsmouth, NH-ME

3.37

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

3.34

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

3.29

Manchester, NH

2.69

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

2.64

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

2.60

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

2.58

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

2.56

Ithaca, NY

2.48

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

2.46
Areas with the highest location quotient for Technical Writers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

7.84

St. Mary's County, Maryland nonmetropolitan area

5.75

Huntsville, AL

4.95

Framingham, MA NECTA Division

4.20

Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, MA-NH NECTA Division

3.92

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

3.92

Raleigh-Cary, NC

3.70

Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, MD Metropolitan Division

3.50

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

3.36

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

3.32
Areas with the highest location quotient for Editors, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Charlottesville, VA

7.70

Glens Falls, NY

5.83

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

4.54

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

3.30

Ithaca, NY

3.12

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

2.72

Dubuque, IA

2.65

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

2.55

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

2.45

Santa Fe, NM

2.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for Public Relations Specialists, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

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

4.67

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

4.04

Olympia, WA

3.15

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

2.72

Tallahassee, FL

2.56

State College, PA

2.45

Ames, IA

2.36

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

2.35

Lansing-East Lansing, MI

2.34

Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX

2.31
Areas with the highest location quotient for Reporters and Correspondents, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Central South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.47

Bismarck, ND

3.77

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.49

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

3.45

Missoula, MT

3.45

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

3.28

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

3.15

Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

3.10

Bangor, ME

3.08

Cheyenne, WY

3.02
Areas with the highest location quotient for Broadcast News Analysts, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

3.92

Fresno, CA

3.76

Syracuse, NY

3.25

San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, PR

3.05

Oklahoma City, OK

2.53

Providence-Fall River-Warwick, RI-MA

2.44

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

2.25

Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC

1.92

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL

1.84

Salt Lake City, UT

1.83
Areas with the highest location quotient for Public Address System and Other Announcers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Fargo, ND-MN

8.07

Edison-New Brunswick, NJ Metropolitan Division

5.21

Sioux Falls, SD

4.14

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

3.26

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

3.04

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

2.55

New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA

2.48

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

2.00

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

1.90

San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA

1.82
Areas with the highest location quotient for Radio and Television Announcers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Lewiston, ID-WA

10.33

Cape Girardeau-Jackson, MO-IL

7.55

Western Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

6.31

State College, PA

5.10

Rapid City, SD

4.95

Eastern Montana nonmetropolitan area

4.81

Grand Forks, ND-MN

4.68

Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.67

Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.42

Anniston-Oxford, AL

4.28
Areas with the highest location quotient for Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA

42.36

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

39.51

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

12.28

Greensboro-High Point, NC

4.05

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

3.80

Louisville-Jefferson County, KY-IN

2.32

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

2.19

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA

2.18

Salt Lake City, UT

2.10

Honolulu, HI

2.05
Areas with the highest location quotient for Musicians and Singers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

8.23

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

7.32

Billings, MT

6.92

Southern Oregon & Linn County nonmetropolitan area

6.41

Eugene-Springfield, OR

5.98

Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area

5.58

Corvallis, OR

4.22

Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY

3.55

Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY

3.48

Binghamton, NY

3.39
Areas with the highest location quotient for Music Directors and Composers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

East Central New York nonmetropolitan area

8.23

Missoula, MT

5.27

Salem, OR

5.25

Bend, OR

4.97

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

4.71

Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area

4.47

Billings, MT

4.21

Southeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

4.19

Medford, OR

4.17

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

4.13
Areas with the highest location quotient for Choreographers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Casper, WY

20.37

Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

18.50

Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

14.49

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

8.97

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

2.93

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

2.16

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

1.90

San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA

1.54

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

1.53

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

1.51
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dancers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Honolulu, HI

16.47

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

13.98

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

8.48

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

5.19

Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO

3.62

Lubbock, TX

2.91

San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA

2.83

North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, FL

2.81

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

2.49

Rochester, NY

2.40
Areas with the highest location quotient for Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area

15.51

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

15.25

Provo-Orem, UT

8.10

Peoria, IL

7.89

Western Colorado nonmetropolitan area

7.81

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

6.12

Raleigh-Cary, NC

5.05

Tacoma, WA Metropolitan Division

5.00

Greeley, CO

4.96

Bakersfield-Delano, CA

4.81
Areas with the highest location quotient for Coaches and Scouts, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

13.49

Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

5.12

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

4.72

Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area

4.56

Western New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

4.49

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

4.26

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

4.17

Bellingham, WA

4.17

Olympia, WA

3.93

Central Washington nonmetropolitan area

3.71
Areas with the highest location quotient for Athletes and Sports Competitors, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Naples-Marco Island, FL

14.94

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

13.41

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

12.59

North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, FL

6.58

Port St. Lucie, FL

6.51

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL

5.94

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

5.69

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

3.96

Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division

3.18

Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC

2.99
Areas with the highest location quotient for Producers and Directors, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

6.70

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

5.05

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

4.52

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

3.01

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

2.94

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA

1.96

Missoula, MT

1.91

Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX

1.76

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

1.71

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

1.68
Areas with the highest location quotient for Actors, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

8.54

New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA

8.04

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

3.08

Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC

2.67

Salt Lake City, UT

2.42

Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

2.34

Albuquerque, NM

2.00

Lancaster, PA

1.77

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division

1.63

Kalamazoo-Portage, MI

1.57
Areas with the highest location quotient for Designers, All Other, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

4.54

West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

4.05

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

3.82

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division

2.78

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI

2.56

Nassau-Suffolk, NY Metropolitan Division

2.56

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

2.41

Baltimore-Towson, MD

2.28

Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN

2.06

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

2.05
Areas with the highest location quotient for Set and Exhibit Designers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

4.61

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

3.97

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

3.79

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

3.15

Greensboro-High Point, NC

3.15

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

2.71

Albuquerque, NM

1.91

Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Division

1.82

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

1.67

San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA

1.64
Areas with the highest location quotient for Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA

6.52

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

5.26

Rapid City, SD

3.71

Bowling Green, KY

3.56

Anniston-Oxford, AL

3.21

Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ

3.12

Taunton-Norton-Raynham, MA NECTA Division

2.98

Monroe, MI

2.71

Lexington-Fayette, KY

2.62

Kalamazoo-Portage, MI

2.48
Areas with the highest location quotient for Interior Designers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.69

Naples-Marco Island, FL

3.36

Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area

3.06

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

2.95

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

2.71

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division

2.69

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

2.60

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

2.45

Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division

2.24

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

2.22
Areas with the highest location quotient for Graphic Designers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Boulder, CO

2.56

Mankato-North Mankato, MN

2.16

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

2.13

Provo-Orem, UT

2.02

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

1.91

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

1.85

Framingham, MA NECTA Division

1.76

Bismarck, ND

1.73

Madison, WI

1.71

Racine, WI

1.67
Areas with the highest location quotient for Floral Designers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

East Central North Dakota

5.93

Eastern Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.62

Northwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

3.48

Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, NJ

3.16

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.09

Fond du Lac, WI

3.01

Jefferson City, MO

2.96

Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area

2.87

Rockford, IL

2.82

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

2.82
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fashion Designers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

9.88

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

7.71

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

6.49

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

6.36

Portsmouth, NH-ME

4.94

Boulder, CO

3.13

Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

2.67

Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, ME

1.96

Santa Rosa-Petaluma, CA

1.58

Nassau-Suffolk, NY Metropolitan Division

1.50
Areas with the highest location quotient for Commercial and Industrial Designers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Division

10.17

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

8.88

Holland-Grand Haven, MI

8.86

Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI

8.62

Lawrence-Methuen-Salem, MA-NH NECTA Division

7.64

Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division

7.64

Ann Arbor, MI

7.11

Pascagoula, MS

6.21

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

5.01

Muskegon-Norton Shores, MI

4.12
Areas with the highest location quotient for Artists and Related Workers, All Other, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Kansas City, MO-KS

10.28

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

9.93

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

9.57

Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, MD Metropolitan Division

8.07

Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area

3.26

Colorado Springs, CO

2.64

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division

2.15

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA

2.11

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI

2.07

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

1.89
Areas with the highest location quotient for Multimedia Artists and Animators, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

6.80

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division

5.60

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

5.60

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

5.38

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

4.86

Raleigh-Cary, NC

4.68

San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA

3.72

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

3.26

Eugene-Springfield, OR

2.96

Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX

2.77
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN

3.98

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

3.81

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

3.25

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

3.06

Provo-Orem, UT

2.76

Fort Collins-Loveland, CO

2.55

Madison, WI

2.42

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division

2.36

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

2.22

Lancaster, PA

2.05
Areas with the highest location quotient for Craft Artists, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

7.01

Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

5.50

Anchorage, AK

5.49

Winston-Salem, NC

4.57

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

3.48

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division

2.97

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI

2.66

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division

1.88

Oklahoma City, OK

1.86

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

1.83
Areas with the highest location quotient for Art Directors, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

4.81

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

4.67

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

3.70

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

3.34

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

3.32

Boulder, CO

3.21

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

3.02

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

2.62

Kansas City, MO-KS

2.55

San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA

2.44
Areas with the highest location quotient for Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

2.69

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

2.27

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

2.18

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

1.81

Boulder, CO

1.73

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

1.72

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

1.67

Lawrence, KS

1.64

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

1.62

Southwestern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

1.61
Areas with the highest location quotient for Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Corvallis, OR

32.13

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

10.16

Fairbanks, AK

8.55

Ann Arbor, MI

8.49

Bend, OR

8.36

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

7.98

Gainesville, FL

7.92

Anchorage, AK

7.59

Salem, OR

7.40

Yuba City, CA

7.17
Areas with the highest location quotient for Teacher Assistants, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

South Western Utah nonmetropolitan area

4.07

West Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

3.15

East Central North Dakota

2.75

Central Washington nonmetropolitan area

2.74

North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.68

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

2.62

Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, NJ

2.52

Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area

2.44

Merced, CA

2.41

Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.38
Areas with the highest location quotient for Instructional Coordinators, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Ithaca, NY

12.25

Athens-Clarke County, GA

4.86

Wichita Falls, TX

3.56

North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

3.31

Tallahassee, FL

3.14

Gainesville, FL

3.08

Provo-Orem, UT

3.05

Victoria, TX

2.95

Springfield, IL

2.73

West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

2.69
Areas with the highest location quotient for Farm and Home Management Advisors, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Lafayette, IN

50.43

Lexington-Fayette, KY

31.04

Sussex County, Delaware nonmetropolitan area

24.35

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

22.30

Pine Bluff, AR

20.66

Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area

20.62

Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

16.33

Southeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

12.12

Knoxville, TN

9.79

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

9.67
Areas with the highest location quotient for Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Jonesboro, AR

9.48

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

6.97

Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

6.21

Salt Lake City, UT

6.05

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

5.52

Utica-Rome, NY

5.08

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

4.90

Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, CA

4.49

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

4.33

El Paso, TX

3.94
Areas with the highest location quotient for Library Technicians, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Ithaca, NY

5.10

North Idaho nonmetropolitan area

4.79

North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

4.78

Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

4.47

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

4.31

Eastern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

4.16

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

4.13

North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area

4.07

Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.06

Western New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

4.00
Areas with the highest location quotient for Librarians, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area 2

4.61

Ithaca, NY

4.38

North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

3.40

Guayama, PR

3.26

Ponce, PR

3.24

Western New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.20

Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

3.16

Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

3.09

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

3.09

Central South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.02
Areas with the highest location quotient for Museum Technicians and Conservators, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Santa Fe, NM

9.17

Springfield, IL

7.98

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

4.59

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

4.59

Tacoma, WA Metropolitan Division

4.52

St. Louis, MO-IL

4.14

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

3.83

Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, CA

3.48

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

3.26

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

2.72
Areas with the highest location quotient for Curators, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Santa Fe, NM

7.38

Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area

4.88

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

4.64

Boulder, CO

3.88

Raleigh-Cary, NC

3.66

Santa Rosa-Petaluma, CA

3.28

Norwich-New London, CT-RI

3.06

Tucson, AZ

2.99

Central New York nonmetropolitan area

2.92

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

2.91
Areas with the highest location quotient for Archivists, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Montgomery, AL

6.79

Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, MD Metropolitan Division

4.75

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division

4.37

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR

4.08

Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, SC

3.82

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

3.78

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

3.76

Lancaster, PA

3.70

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

3.48

Providence-Fall River-Warwick, RI-MA

3.42
Areas with the highest location quotient for Substitute Teachers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

4.75

Yuba City, CA

4.70

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

4.16

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

4.12

Las Cruces, NM

3.74

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

3.61

Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.42

Auburn-Opelika, AL

3.34

Northwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

3.33

Visalia-Porterville, CA

3.25
Areas with the highest location quotient for Teachers and Instructors, All Other, Except Substitute Teachers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Salinas, CA

8.48

Aguadilla-Isabela-San Sebastian, PR

5.79

Dothan, AL

5.70

Valdosta, GA

5.59

Ponce, PR

5.06

Jacksonville, NC

5.05

Hinesville-Fort Stewart, GA

4.94

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area 1

4.63

Clarksville, TN-KY

4.59

St. Cloud, MN

4.31
Areas with the highest location quotient for Self-Enrichment Education Teachers, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

4.53

Pittsfield, MA

4.19

State College, PA

4.03

North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

3.51

Ithaca, NY

3.36

Sandusky, OH

3.25

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

3.09

Provo-Orem, UT

2.79

Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY

2.77

Utica-Rome, NY

2.72
Areas with the highest location quotient for Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA

11.86

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

11.80

Visalia-Porterville, CA

9.93

Lewiston, ID-WA

8.97

Longview, WA

7.91

Pine Bluff, AR

7.89

Central Washington nonmetropolitan area

7.29

Yakima, WA

6.44

Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area

6.42

Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

6.15
Areas with the highest location quotient for Special Education Teachers, All Other, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

New Iberia nonmetropolitan area

13.06

Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area

12.64

Chico, CA

11.59

Aguadilla-Isabela-San Sebastian, PR

11.52

Monroe, LA

7.85

Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area

7.82

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

7.24

Port St. Lucie, FL

5.68

Eugene-Springfield, OR

4.82

Baton Rouge, LA

4.61
Areas with the highest location quotient for Special Education Teachers, Secondary School, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

4.37

East Central New York nonmetropolitan area

4.18

Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

3.04

Northwestern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

2.78

Kankakee-Bradley, IL

2.76

Central New York nonmetropolitan area

2.75

Rochester, NY

2.74

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

2.72

Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area

2.71

Fort Smith, AR-OK

2.71
Areas with the highest location quotient for Special Education Teachers, Middle School, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Steubenville-Weirton, OH-WV

6.11

Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

4.56

North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

4.20

Dalton, GA

3.63

Framingham, MA NECTA Division

3.34

Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, NJ

3.24

Camden, NJ Metropolitan Division

3.17

Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner, MA

3.06

Albany, GA

2.89

Haverhill-North Andover-Amesbury, MA-NH NECTA Division

2.83
Areas with the highest location quotient for Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.87

Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, NJ

3.87

North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.44

Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner, MA

3.08

Rockford, IL

3.05

Waterbury, CT

3.00

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

2.96

East Central North Dakota

2.85

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

2.76

Hammond nonmetropolitan area

2.73
Areas with the highest location quotient for Special Education Teachers, Preschool, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

10.88

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

6.44

Framingham, MA NECTA Division

5.70

Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY

4.69

Jonesboro, AR

4.26

Lake Charles, LA

4.21

Nassau-Suffolk, NY Metropolitan Division

4.15

Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area

3.81

Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area

3.75

Syracuse, NY

3.68
Areas with the highest location quotient for Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area

8.62

Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

5.46

South Georgia nonmetropolitan area

4.92

Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area

4.69

Haverhill-North Andover-Amesbury, MA-NH NECTA Division

4.43

Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.29

Southeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

4.17

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

4.07

Danbury, CT

3.97

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

3.76
Areas with the highest location quotient for Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Aguadilla-Isabela-San Sebastian, PR

3.76

San German-Cabo Rojo, PR

3.67

Northwestern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

2.90

Ponce, PR

2.90

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

2.87

Hinesville-Fort Stewart, GA

2.71

Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area

2.44

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

2.44

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

2.42

Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area

2.37
Areas with the highest location quotient for Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Northeastern Virginia nonmetropolitan area

8.21

Glens Falls, NY

7.56

Muncie, IN

7.34

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

7.31

Binghamton, NY

6.67

Jonesboro, AR

6.60

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

5.07

Kansas nonmetropolitan area

4.78

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

4.48

Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY

4.46
Areas with the highest location quotient for Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Idaho nonmetropolitan area

2.76

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

2.68

Mansfield, OH

2.41

Janesville, WI

2.35

Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area

2.33

Steubenville-Weirton, OH-WV

2.32

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

2.32

Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

2.30

Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area

2.28

Albany, GA

2.27
Areas with the highest location quotient for Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area 2

6.24

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area 1

5.26

Yauco, PR

4.92

Aguadilla-Isabela-San Sebastian, PR

4.11

San German-Cabo Rojo, PR

3.78

Guayama, PR

3.64

Fajardo, PR

3.55

Ponce, PR

3.01

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

2.65

Hinesville-Fort Stewart, GA

2.38
Areas with the highest location quotient for Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Farmington, NM

5.39

Yuba City, CA

3.29

North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.14

Visalia-Porterville, CA

3.09

Merced, CA

3.02

Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.90

Decatur, IL

2.80

Southwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

2.79

Yakima, WA

2.77

Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, TX

2.74
Areas with the highest location quotient for Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Guayama, PR

3.46

Northwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.59

San German-Cabo Rojo, PR

2.57

Taunton-Norton-Raynham, MA NECTA Division

2.53

Hinesville-Fort Stewart, GA

2.48

Lawrence-Methuen-Salem, MA-NH NECTA Division

2.26

Lewiston, ID-WA

2.20

Rochester-Dover, NH-ME

2.18

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area 1

2.13

Janesville, WI

2.11
Areas with the highest location quotient for Postsecondary Teachers, All Other, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Steubenville-Weirton, OH-WV

4.18

Lincoln, NE

3.71

Flint, MI

3.37

Cedar Rapids, IA

3.00

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

2.96

Bowling Green, KY

2.43

Santa Fe, NM

2.39

Tallahassee, FL

2.28

East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

2.20

Santa Rosa-Petaluma, CA

2.18
Areas with the highest location quotient for Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Logan, UT-ID

6.18

Ponce, PR

4.68

Monroe, MI

4.59

Montgomery, AL

4.56

Williamsport, PA

4.33

Owensboro, KY

3.92

Fayetteville, NC

3.88

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

3.86

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

3.54

Missoula, MT

3.49
Areas with the highest location quotient for Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Ithaca, NY

13.25

College Station-Bryan, TX

10.41

Greenville, NC

8.78

North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area

6.80

Central New York nonmetropolitan area

5.79

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

5.67

Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area

5.14

Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.36

Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

4.22

Waco, TX

4.10
Areas with the highest location quotient for Home Economics Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

6.91

Raleigh-Cary, NC

2.96

Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA

2.36

St. Louis, MO-IL

1.99

Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

1.47

Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division

1.28

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

1.23

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

1.15

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

1.06

Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX

1.03
Areas with the highest location quotient for Graduate Teaching Assistants, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Ann Arbor, MI

20.74

College Station-Bryan, TX

19.91

Grand Forks, ND-MN

9.68

Columbia, MO

6.06

Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX

4.61

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

4.40

Honolulu, HI

3.96

Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

3.19

New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA

3.00

Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA

2.59
Areas with the highest location quotient for Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

7.73

Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

6.27

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

4.56

Abilene, TX

4.53

St. Cloud, MN

3.98

Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.74

Lexington-Fayette, KY

3.52

Columbia, MO

3.49

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

3.16

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

3.03
Areas with the highest location quotient for History Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Mayaguez, PR

10.79

Ithaca, NY

9.87

Ann Arbor, MI

4.44

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

4.43

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

4.26

Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna, WV-OH

4.13

Waco, TX

3.92

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

3.54

Columbia, MO

3.43

Tuscaloosa, AL

3.10
Areas with the highest location quotient for Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Ithaca, NY

10.88

Mayaguez, PR

5.12

Provo-Orem, UT

4.61

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

4.24

Waco, TX

4.06

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

4.00

Ann Arbor, MI

3.75

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

3.51

Ponce, PR

3.14

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

3.05
Areas with the highest location quotient for English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Ithaca, NY

10.79

Savannah, GA

4.70

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

3.43

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

3.36

Provo-Orem, UT

3.34

Waco, TX

3.08

Greenville, NC

2.98

Tuscaloosa, AL

2.95

Ann Arbor, MI

2.90

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

2.84
Areas with the highest location quotient for Communications Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

7.30

Columbia, MO

6.96

Waco, TX

5.95

Lansing-East Lansing, MI

4.19

Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

4.18

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA

4.15

Ann Arbor, MI

3.89

Tallahassee, FL

3.56

Syracuse, NY

3.54

La Crosse, WI-MN

3.17
Areas with the highest location quotient for Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Ithaca, NY

8.64

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

3.36

Southwestern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.29

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

3.05

Ann Arbor, MI

2.92

Provo-Orem, UT

2.87

West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

2.85

Dayton, OH

2.84

Greeley, CO

2.83

Prescott, AZ

2.70
Areas with the highest location quotient for Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

27.90

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

5.97

Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area

5.96

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

5.79

Waco, TX

4.90

Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.82

Madison, WI

3.02

West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

3.02

Springfield, MA-CT

2.92

Columbia, SC

2.76
Areas with the highest location quotient for Law Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Ithaca, NY

13.72

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

4.93

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

4.91

Provo-Orem, UT

4.29

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

4.14

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

3.99

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division

3.94

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH

3.03

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

2.59

Madison, WI

2.47
Areas with the highest location quotient for Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Goldsboro, NC

10.86

Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

9.01

Rocky Mount, NC

8.81

Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

7.57

Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

6.54

North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area

5.85

Greensboro-High Point, NC

5.37

Terre Haute, IN

4.78

Fresno, CA

4.04

Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

3.87
Areas with the highest location quotient for Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

16.93

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

4.51

Providence-Fall River-Warwick, RI-MA

3.19

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

1.86

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

1.78

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

1.71

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

1.67

Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division

1.64

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

1.46

Pittsburgh, PA

1.42
Areas with the highest location quotient for Education Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2014
Area Location Quotient

Flagstaff, AZ

4.41

Springfield, MO

4.07

Harrisonburg, VA

4.03

Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY

3.92

Southwestern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.61

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

3.58

College Station-Bryan, TX

3.55

Columbia, MO

3.43

Prescott, AZ

3.26

West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

3.19