Over-the-Year Change in Unemployment Rates for Metropolitan Areas


Over-the-Year Change in Unemployment Rates for Metropolitan Areas
Monthly Rankings
Not Seasonally Adjusted
Aug. 2013Aug. 2014p
RankMetropolitan AreaRateRateChange
  United States 7.3 6.3 -1.0
1 Decatur, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.5 9.4 -3.1
2 Flint, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.9 7.0 -2.9
2 Muskegon-Norton Shores, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.0 6.1 -2.9
4 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.0 6.3 -2.7
4 Niles-Benton Harbor, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.8 6.1 -2.7
4 Pueblo, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.6 6.9 -2.7
7 Bay City, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.9 6.3 -2.6
7 Jackson, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.9 6.3 -2.6
7 Saginaw-Saginaw Township North, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.1 6.5 -2.6
10 Anderson, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.6 6.1 -2.5
10 Danville, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.2 9.7 -2.5
10 Lima, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 5.1 -2.5
13 South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.6 6.2 -2.4
13 Yuma, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 30.4 28.0 -2.4
15 Grand Junction, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.8 5.5 -2.3
15 Las Vegas-Paradise, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.0 7.7 -2.3
15 Longview, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.6 7.3 -2.3
15 Reno-Sparks, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.2 6.9 -2.3
15 Toledo, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 5.6 -2.3
20 Battle Creek, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 5.5 -2.2
20 Carson City, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.7 7.5 -2.2
20 Dayton, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 5.3 -2.2
20 Elkhart-Goshen, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 5.0 -2.2
20 Holland-Grand Haven, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 4.6 -2.2
20 Kokomo, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 5.7 -2.2
20 Mansfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.8 5.6 -2.2
20 Terre Haute, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.3 7.1 -2.2
28 Akron, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 4.9 -2.1
28 Canton-Massillon, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 5.1 -2.1
28 El Centro, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 27.2 25.1 -2.1
28 Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 4.8 -2.1
28 Greeley, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 4.7 -2.1
28 Kalamazoo-Portage, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 5.5 -2.1
28 Lansing-East Lansing, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 5.5 -2.1
28 Muncie, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.4 6.3 -2.1
36 Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 4.9 -2.0
36 Michigan City-La Porte, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.0 7.0 -2.0
36 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, RI-MA Metropolitan NECTA 9.9 7.9 -2.0
36 Rockford, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.4 9.4 -2.0
36 Springfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 4.8 -2.0
36 Stockton, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.3 10.3 -2.0
36 Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.7 9.7 -2.0
36 Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.0 6.0 -2.0
44 Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.3 8.4 -1.9
44 Fort Wayne, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 4.9 -1.9
44 Kankakee-Bradley, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.9 9.0 -1.9
44 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.8 5.9 -1.9
44 New Bedford, MA Metropolitan NECTA 10.9 9.0 -1.9
44 Yuba City, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.9 11.0 -1.9
50 Ann Arbor, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 4.6 -1.8
50 Colorado Springs, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.8 6.0 -1.8
50 Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 4.4 -1.8
50 Modesto, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.0 10.2 -1.8
50 Pine Bluff, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.2 8.4 -1.8
50 Redding, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.2 8.4 -1.8
50 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.5 8.7 -1.8
50 Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.1 7.3 -1.8
58 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.6 7.9 -1.7
58 Evansville, IN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 5.1 -1.7
58 Fort Smith, AR-OK Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.8 6.1 -1.7
58 Fresno, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.8 10.1 -1.7
58 Hanford-Corcoran, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.3 10.6 -1.7
58 Merced, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 13.0 11.3 -1.7
58 Peoria, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.4 7.7 -1.7
58 Sandusky, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 4.7 -1.7
58 Steubenville-Weirton, OH-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.1 7.4 -1.7
67 Columbus, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 4.0 -1.6
67 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 4.8 -1.6
67 Janesville, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 5.9 -1.6
67 Johnstown, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.8 7.2 -1.6
67 Lafayette, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 4.9 -1.6
67 Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.8 8.2 -1.6
67 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.3 7.7 -1.6
67 Monroe, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 6.3 -1.6
67 Port St. Lucie, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.7 8.1 -1.6
67 Williamsport, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 5.9 -1.6
77 Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.8 9.3 -1.5
77 Bowling Green, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 5.5 -1.5
77 Champaign-Urbana, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.9 7.4 -1.5
77 Chico, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.6 8.1 -1.5
77 Coeur d'Alene, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 4.6 -1.5
77 Elizabethtown, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 5.8 -1.5
77 Indianapolis-Carmel, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 5.1 -1.5
77 Lewiston, ID-WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.7 4.2 -1.5
77 Louisville-Jefferson County, KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 6.0 -1.5
77 Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 6.1 -1.5
77 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.8 6.3 -1.5
77 Reading, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 6.1 -1.5
77 Rocky Mount, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.7 10.2 -1.5
77 Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.5 7.0 -1.5
77 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 6.2 -1.5
77 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.2 6.7 -1.5
77 Vallejo-Fairfield, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.3 6.8 -1.5
77 Visalia-Porterville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 13.3 11.8 -1.5
77 Yakima, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.6 7.1 -1.5
96 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.8 6.4 -1.4
96 Bakersfield-Delano, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.9 9.5 -1.4
96 Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 5.3 -1.4
96 Jonesboro, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 5.7 -1.4
96 Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner, MA Metropolitan NECTA 9.4 8.0 -1.4
96 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 5.8 -1.4
96 Morristown, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.4 8.0 -1.4
96 Prescott, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.1 6.7 -1.4
96 Racine, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.1 6.7 -1.4
96 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 5.5 -1.4
96 Sheboygan, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 4.2 -1.4
96 Tyler, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 5.4 -1.4
96 Wausau, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 4.9 -1.4
109 Appleton, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 4.5 -1.3
109 Boulder, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.1 3.8 -1.3
109 Brownsville-Harlingen, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.2 8.9 -1.3
109 Elmira, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 6.3 -1.3
109 Erie, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 6.1 -1.3
109 Idaho Falls, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 3.9 -1.3
109 Kingston, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 6.2 -1.3
109 La Crosse, WI-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 3.9 -1.3
109 Oshkosh-Neenah, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 4.9 -1.3
109 Owensboro, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 5.5 -1.3
109 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.1 6.8 -1.3
109 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.0 6.7 -1.3
109 Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.0 8.7 -1.3
109 Spokane, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 6.0 -1.3
109 Texarkana, TX-Texarkana, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 6.4 -1.3
109 Waterbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA 10.4 9.1 -1.3
109 Wenatchee-East Wenatchee, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 5.2 -1.3
109 York-Hanover, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 5.9 -1.3
127 Boise City-Nampa, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 4.4 -1.2
127 Clarksville, TN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.2 8.0 -1.2
127 Eau Claire, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 4.6 -1.2
127 El Paso, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.9 7.7 -1.2
127 Fond du Lac, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 4.9 -1.2
127 Fort Collins-Loveland, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.1 3.9 -1.2
127 Green Bay, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 4.7 -1.2
127 Lancaster, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 5.1 -1.2
127 Madera-Chowchilla, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.2 9.0 -1.2
127 Ocean City, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 6.3 -1.2
127 Olympia, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 5.5 -1.2
127 Pocatello, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 5.0 -1.2
127 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 5.6 -1.2
127 Salinas, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.1 6.9 -1.2
127 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 5.4 -1.2
127 St. George, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 4.0 -1.2
127 Worcester, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA 7.7 6.5 -1.2
144 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 5.1 -1.1
144 Bellingham, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 5.4 -1.1
144 Bloomington-Normal, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 6.5 -1.1
144 Bremerton-Silverdale, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 5.3 -1.1
144 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 6.1 -1.1
144 Duluth, MN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 4.7 -1.1
144 Fayetteville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.3 8.2 -1.1
144 Florence, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.1 8.0 -1.1
144 Glens Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 4.9 -1.1
144 Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.6 7.5 -1.1
144 Hot Springs, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 6.5 -1.1
144 Jackson, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.8 7.7 -1.1
144 Lexington-Fayette, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 5.4 -1.1
144 Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 5.7 -1.1
144 McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.9 9.8 -1.1
144 Napa, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 4.8 -1.1
144 New Haven, CT Metropolitan NECTA 8.3 7.2 -1.1
144 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 5.4 -1.1
144 Springfield, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 6.5 -1.1
144 Springfield, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA 8.2 7.1 -1.1
144 St. Cloud, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.7 3.6 -1.1
144 State College, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 5.1 -1.1
144 Trenton-Ewing, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 5.5 -1.1
144 Utica-Rome, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 6.0 -1.1
144 Wilmington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 6.8 -1.1
169 Altoona, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 5.6 -1.0
169 Binghamton, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 6.3 -1.0
169 Bloomington, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 5.7 -1.0
169 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT Metropolitan NECTA 7.4 6.4 -1.0
169 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.0 7.0 -1.0
169 Flagstaff, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.1 7.1 -1.0
169 Greensboro-High Point, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.3 7.3 -1.0
169 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT Metropolitan NECTA 8.0 7.0 -1.0
169 Ithaca, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 4.4 -1.0
169 Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 6.3 -1.0
169 Lawrence, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 4.6 -1.0
169 Lawton, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 5.6 -1.0
169 Lebanon, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 5.1 -1.0
169 Lewiston-Auburn, ME Metropolitan NECTA 6.0 5.0 -1.0
169 Longview, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 4.8 -1.0
169 Madison, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.6 3.6 -1.0
169 Manhattan, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.7 4.7 -1.0
169 Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.5 8.5 -1.0
169 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 6.6 -1.0
169 Missoula, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.9 3.9 -1.0
169 Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 6.6 -1.0
169 Naples-Marco Island, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 6.9 -1.0
169 Norwich-New London, CT-RI Metropolitan NECTA 7.9 6.9 -1.0
169 Palm Coast, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.5 9.5 -1.0
169 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 6.3 -1.0
169 Pittsburgh, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 5.9 -1.0
169 Provo-Orem, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.6 3.6 -1.0
169 Rochester, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 5.8 -1.0
169 San Angelo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 4.2 -1.0
169 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 5.8 -1.0
169 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 5.6 -1.0
169 Sherman-Denison, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 5.4 -1.0
169 Syracuse, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 6.1 -1.0
169 Topeka, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 5.1 -1.0
203 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH Metropolitan NECTA 6.4 5.5 -0.9
203 Burlington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 7.0 -0.9
203 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 6.6 -0.9
203 College Station-Bryan, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 4.5 -0.9
203 Danbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA 6.4 5.5 -0.9
203 Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 6.5 -0.9
203 Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 4.9 -0.9
203 Great Falls, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.8 3.9 -0.9
203 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 5.4 -0.9
203 Kansas City, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 6.0 -0.9
203 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.7 3.8 -0.9
203 Ogden-Clearfield, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.8 3.9 -0.9
203 Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.0 7.1 -0.9
203 Pittsfield, MA Metropolitan NECTA 6.8 5.9 -0.9
203 Rochester-Dover, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA 5.1 4.2 -0.9
203 Salt Lake City, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.4 3.5 -0.9
203 San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 5.1 -0.9
203 Spartanburg, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 6.7 -0.9
203 Tucson, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 6.6 -0.9
203 Victoria, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 4.4 -0.9
223 Abilene, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 4.4 -0.8
223 Amarillo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.8 4.0 -0.8
223 Ames, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.0 3.2 -0.8
223 Anderson, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 6.3 -0.8
223 Cleveland, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 7.1 -0.8
223 Greenville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.2 7.4 -0.8
223 Joplin, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 5.3 -0.8
223 Knoxville, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 6.4 -0.8
223 Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.7 7.9 -0.8
223 Logan, UT-ID Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.9 3.1 -0.8
223 Lubbock, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.1 4.3 -0.8
223 Manchester, NH Metropolitan NECTA 5.0 4.2 -0.8
223 Mankato-North Mankato, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.0 3.2 -0.8
223 North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 6.5 -0.8
223 Odessa, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.2 3.4 -0.8
223 Pascagoula, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.4 7.6 -0.8
223 Sumter, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.9 8.1 -0.8
223 Tulsa, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 4.8 -0.8
223 Wichita, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 5.7 -0.8
223 Winston-Salem, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 6.6 -0.8
243 Asheville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 5.3 -0.7
243 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 4.6 -0.7
243 Barnstable Town, MA Metropolitan NECTA 5.7 5.0 -0.7
243 Bend, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.4 7.7 -0.7
243 Billings, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.2 3.5 -0.7
243 Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 6.7 -0.7
243 Corpus Christi, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 5.4 -0.7
243 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 5.5 -0.7
243 Dubuque, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.4 3.7 -0.7
243 Goldsboro, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.0 7.3 -0.7
243 Gulfport-Biloxi, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 6.8 -0.7
243 Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 6.3 -0.7
243 Jackson, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 5.7 -0.7
243 Laredo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 6.0 -0.7
243 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 6.1 -0.7
243 Oklahoma City, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.1 4.4 -0.7
243 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 6.3 -0.7
243 Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, ME Metropolitan NECTA 4.9 4.2 -0.7
243 Punta Gorda, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 6.7 -0.7
243 Rochester, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.0 3.3 -0.7
243 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 5.3 -0.7
243 Springfield, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 5.2 -0.7
243 St. Louis, MO-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area1 7.3 6.6 -0.7
266 Bangor, ME Metropolitan NECTA 6.1 5.5 -0.6
266 Chattanooga, TN-GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 7.3 -0.6
266 Columbia, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 6.6 -0.6
266 Grand Forks, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.8 3.2 -0.6
266 Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 6.1 -0.6
266 Johnson City, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.1 7.5 -0.6
266 Midland, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.4 2.8 -0.6
266 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 6.6 -0.6
266 Portsmouth, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA 4.4 3.8 -0.6
266 Raleigh-Cary, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 5.7 -0.6
266 Salem, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.0 7.4 -0.6
266 St. Joseph, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.7 5.1 -0.6
266 Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 6.8 -0.6
266 Waco, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 5.6 -0.6
280 Cape Girardeau-Jackson, MO-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 6.1 -0.5
280 Cedar Rapids, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.7 4.2 -0.5
280 Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 6.2 -0.5
280 Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.5 4.0 -0.5
280 Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 5.7 -0.5
280 Fargo, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 2.9 2.4 -0.5
280 Iowa City, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.6 3.1 -0.5
280 Jacksonville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 6.6 -0.5
280 Ocala, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.3 7.8 -0.5
280 Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 6.5 -0.5
280 Wheeling, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 6.0 -0.5
291 Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 6.2 -0.4
291 Columbia, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.8 4.4 -0.4
291 Hattiesburg, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 6.6 -0.4
291 Honolulu, HI Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.2 3.8 -0.4
291 Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 7.3 -0.4
291 Lake Charles, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 5.8 -0.4
291 Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 5.8 -0.4
291 Sioux City, IA-NE-SD Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.9 4.5 -0.4
291 Wichita Falls, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 5.5 -0.4
300 Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.3 8.0 -0.3
300 Eugene-Springfield, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.8 7.5 -0.3
300 Jefferson City, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 5.3 -0.3
300 Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.1 3.8 -0.3
300 Rapid City, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.4 3.1 -0.3
305 Baton Rouge, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 6.1 -0.2
305 Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.1 4.9 -0.2
305 Lincoln, NE Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.2 3.0 -0.2
305 Medford, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.2 9.0 -0.2
305 Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 6.1 -0.2
305 Shreveport-Bossier City, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 6.9 -0.2
311 Albuquerque, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 7.3 -0.1
311 Anniston-Oxford, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 7.8 -0.1
311 Bismarck, ND Metropolitan Statistical Area 2.3 2.2 -0.1
311 Farmington, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 7.0 -0.1
311 Gainesville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 5.5 -0.1
311 Jacksonville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 7.4 -0.1
311 Las Cruces, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 7.2 -0.1
311 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 6.5 -0.1
311 Rome, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.6 8.5 -0.1
311 Sioux Falls, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.0 2.9 -0.1
311 Tallahassee, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 6.2 -0.1
311 Winchester, VA-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 5.3 -0.1
323 Casper, WY Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.0 4.0 0.0
323 Cumberland, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 7.4 0.0
323 Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.5 4.5 0.0
323 Lafayette, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.0 5.0 0.0
323 Monroe, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 6.9 0.0
323 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 6.1 0.0
329 Alexandria, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 6.9 0.1
329 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 8.0 0.1
329 Baltimore-Towson, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 7.0 0.1
329 Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 6.2 0.1
329 Burlington-South Burlington, VT Metropolitan NECTA 3.4 3.5 0.1
329 Corvallis, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 6.4 0.1
329 Danville, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.3 8.4 0.1
329 Gadsden, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 7.0 0.1
329 Harrisonburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 5.5 0.1
329 Hinesville-Fort Stewart, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.0 9.1 0.1
329 Macon, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.5 8.6 0.1
329 Richmond, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 6.1 0.1
329 Santa Fe, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 5.5 0.1
329 Tuscaloosa, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 6.6 0.1
329 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 5.6 0.1
344 Birmingham-Hoover, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 6.3 0.2
344 Brunswick, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.0 9.2 0.2
344 Cheyenne, WY Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.5 4.7 0.2
344 Dover, DE Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 7.3 0.2
344 Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 7.1 0.2
344 Mobile, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 8.1 0.2
344 Roanoke, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 6.1 0.2
344 Salisbury, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.8 8.0 0.2
344 Savannah, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 7.8 0.2
353 Albany, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.9 9.2 0.3
353 Athens-Clarke County, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 6.4 0.3
353 Gainesville, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 6.7 0.3
353 Lynchburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 6.6 0.3
357 Anchorage, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 5.6 0.4
357 Auburn-Opelika, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 5.8 0.4
357 Charlottesville, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.8 5.2 0.4
357 Columbus, GA-AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.5 8.9 0.4
357 Fairbanks, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 5.6 0.4
357 Huntsville, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 6.2 0.4
357 Montgomery, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 7.4 0.4
357 Morgantown, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.5 4.9 0.4
357 Warner Robins, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 7.7 0.4
366 Charleston, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.7 6.2 0.5
367 Dothan, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 7.3 0.6
367 Valdosta, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.8 8.4 0.6
369 Dalton, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.0 10.7 0.7
369 Decatur, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 7.2 0.7
371 Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 7.6 0.8
372 Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.6 5.5 0.9

p = preliminary.
1 Area boundaries do not reflect official OMB definitions.
NOTE: Rates shown are a percentage of the labor force. Data refer to place of residence. Estimates for the current month are subject to revision the following month.

 

Last Modified Date: October 1, 2014