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
Feb. 2014Feb. 2015p
RankMetropolitan AreaRateRateChange
  United States 7.0 5.8 -1.2
1Decatur, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area11.17.3-3.8
2Danville, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area10.97.2-3.7
3Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area9.56.3-3.2
3Kankakee, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area10.47.2-3.2
5Bend-Redmond, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area10.17.0-3.1
5Flint, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area9.46.3-3.1
7Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area8.45.4-3.0
7Muskegon, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area9.06.0-3.0
7Niles-Benton Harbor, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area8.65.6-3.0
7Rockford, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area10.07.0-3.0
11Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area9.26.3-2.9
11Gadsden, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area8.75.8-2.9
11Redding, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area11.88.9-2.9
11Saginaw, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area8.96.0-2.9
15Bay City, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area9.16.4-2.7
15Pueblo, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area9.36.6-2.7
15Yuma, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area22.119.4-2.7
18Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area9.16.5-2.6
18Grants Pass, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area11.28.6-2.6
18Owensboro, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area7.54.9-2.6
18Yuba City, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area14.812.2-2.6
22Bowling Green, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area7.55.0-2.5
22Hanford-Corcoran, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area14.712.2-2.5
22Peoria, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area9.16.6-2.5
25Battle Creek, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area7.65.2-2.4
25Carbondale-Marion, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area8.66.2-2.4
25Jackson, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area8.05.6-2.4
25Medford, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area10.17.7-2.4
29Albany, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area9.67.3-2.3
29Kalamazoo-Portage, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area7.35.0-2.3
29Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area7.35.0-2.3
29Mobile, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area8.76.4-2.3
29Modesto, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area13.010.7-2.3
29Monroe, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area7.04.7-2.3
29Pine Bluff, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area10.27.9-2.3
29Stockton-Lodi, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area12.410.1-2.3
37Brownsville-Harlingen, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area9.47.2-2.2
37Cape Girardeau, MO-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area7.45.2-2.2
37Champaign-Urbana, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area7.45.2-2.2
37Lexington-Fayette, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area6.34.1-2.2
37Midland, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area7.55.3-2.2
42Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area8.86.7-2.1
42Chico, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area10.18.0-2.1
42Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area7.65.5-2.1
42Fresno, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area13.711.6-2.1
42Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area6.03.9-2.1
42Merced, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area15.613.5-2.1
42Montgomery, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area7.65.5-2.1
42Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area8.96.8-2.1
42Salem, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area8.66.5-2.1
42Tuscaloosa, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area7.25.1-2.1
42Visalia-Porterville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area15.513.4-2.1
53Decatur, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area8.06.0-2.0
53Dothan, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area8.06.0-2.0
53Huntsville, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area7.25.2-2.0
53McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area9.77.7-2.0
53Providence-Warwick, RI-MA Metropolitan NECTA9.07.0-2.0
58Ann Arbor, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area5.33.4-1.9
58Birmingham-Hoover, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area7.05.1-1.9
58Carson City, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area10.08.1-1.9
58Dalton, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area9.07.1-1.9
58New Bedford, MA Metropolitan NECTA10.78.8-1.9
58Springfield, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area7.55.6-1.9
58Vallejo-Fairfield, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area8.56.6-1.9
65Auburn-Opelika, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area6.54.7-1.8
65Bloomington, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area6.85.0-1.8
65Brunswick, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area8.66.8-1.8
65Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area6.74.9-1.8
65Coeur d'Alene, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area7.55.7-1.8
65El Paso, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area7.25.4-1.8
65Grand Junction, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area8.06.2-1.8
65Lansing-East Lansing, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area6.44.6-1.8
65Lima, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area7.25.4-1.8
65Pittsfield, MA Metropolitan NECTA8.26.4-1.8
65Port St. Lucie, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area7.96.1-1.8
65Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area8.16.3-1.8
65San Diego-Carlsbad, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area7.15.3-1.8
65Wausau, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area6.74.9-1.8
79Colorado Springs, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area7.45.7-1.7
79Dayton, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area7.05.3-1.7
79Dover, DE Metropolitan Statistical Area7.05.3-1.7
79East Stroudsburg, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area8.77.0-1.7
79Eugene, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area7.96.2-1.7
79Leominster-Gardner, MA Metropolitan NECTA8.26.5-1.7
79Mansfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area8.06.3-1.7
79Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area11.59.8-1.7
79Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area8.16.4-1.7
79St. Louis, MO-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area17.76.0-1.7
79Texarkana, TX-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area7.25.5-1.7
79Tyler, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area6.04.3-1.7
79Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA Metropolitan Statistical Area8.26.5-1.7
92Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area6.14.5-1.6
92Erie, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area7.55.9-1.6
92Fort Smith, AR-OK Metropolitan Statistical Area7.45.8-1.6
92Jackson, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area7.05.4-1.6
92Janesville-Beloit, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area7.86.2-1.6
92Jefferson City, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area6.95.3-1.6
92Killeen-Temple, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area6.44.8-1.6
92Napa, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area6.65.0-1.6
92New Bern, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area7.76.1-1.6
92Salinas, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area13.211.6-1.6
92Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area8.46.8-1.6
92Wilmington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area7.15.5-1.6
104Akron, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area7.25.7-1.5
104Canton-Massillon, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area7.35.8-1.5
104Greensboro-High Point, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area7.25.7-1.5
104Jonesboro, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area6.95.4-1.5
104Longview, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area5.64.1-1.5
104Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area7.35.8-1.5
104Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA Metropolitan Statistical Area7.25.7-1.5
104Racine, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area8.26.7-1.5
104Reno, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area8.67.1-1.5
104Rocky Mount, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area9.68.1-1.5
104Rome, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area8.46.9-1.5
104San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area6.04.5-1.5
104Springfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area6.85.3-1.5
104Toledo, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area7.45.9-1.5
104Waco, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area5.64.1-1.5
119Barnstable Town, MA Metropolitan NECTA9.58.1-1.4
119Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area5.54.1-1.4
119Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area7.46.0-1.4
119Fayetteville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area8.67.2-1.4
119Fond du Lac, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area6.45.0-1.4
119Fort Collins, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area5.64.2-1.4
119Glens Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area8.47.0-1.4
119Greeley, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area5.84.4-1.4
119Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area8.26.8-1.4
119Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area7.15.7-1.4
119Hinesville, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area8.26.8-1.4
119Hot Springs, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area7.56.1-1.4
119Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area7.56.1-1.4
119San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area5.23.8-1.4
119Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area7.35.9-1.4
119Santa Rosa, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area6.34.9-1.4
119Springfield, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA7.86.4-1.4
119Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area9.68.2-1.4
119Wheeling, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area8.36.9-1.4
138Albany, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area8.87.5-1.3
138Altoona, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area6.95.6-1.3
138Bakersfield, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area12.311.0-1.3
138Boulder, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area5.23.9-1.3
138Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area5.84.5-1.3
138Green Bay, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area6.45.1-1.3
138Laredo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area5.84.5-1.3
138Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area8.57.2-1.3
138Macon, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area8.16.8-1.3
138Madera, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area12.511.2-1.3
138Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area6.65.3-1.3
138Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area6.95.6-1.3
138Oshkosh-Neenah, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area6.35.0-1.3
138San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area5.84.5-1.3
138Savannah, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area7.36.0-1.3
138Sheboygan, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area5.84.5-1.3
138Sherman-Denison, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area5.44.1-1.3
138South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI Metropolitan Statistical Area7.76.4-1.3
138St. Joseph, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area6.95.6-1.3
138Williamsport, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area7.66.3-1.3
138Worcester, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA7.15.8-1.3
159Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area7.26.0-1.2
159Austin-Round Rock, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area4.63.4-1.2
159Boise City, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area5.44.2-1.2
159Clarksville, TN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area7.46.2-1.2
159Cleveland-Elyria, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area7.66.4-1.2
159Corvallis, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area5.74.5-1.2
159Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area7.36.1-1.2
159Duluth, MN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area6.75.5-1.2
159Elmira, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area7.76.5-1.2
159Evansville, IN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area6.45.2-1.2
159Hattiesburg, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area7.05.8-1.2
159Homosassa Springs, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area9.17.9-1.2
159Johnstown, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area8.37.1-1.2
159Joplin, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area6.25.0-1.2
159Kingston, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area7.05.8-1.2
159Lawton, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area5.54.3-1.2
159Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metropolitan Statistical Area7.05.8-1.2
159Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area9.07.8-1.2
159Watertown-Fort Drum, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area9.98.7-1.2
159Winston-Salem, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area6.55.3-1.2
179Appleton, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area5.94.8-1.1
179Bangor, ME Metropolitan NECTA6.55.4-1.1
179Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area6.95.8-1.1
179Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area7.56.4-1.1
179Burlington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area6.25.1-1.1
179Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metropolitan Statistical Area6.65.5-1.1
179Eau Claire, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area6.35.2-1.1
179Elkhart-Goshen, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area5.94.8-1.1
179Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area5.74.6-1.1
179Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area5.44.3-1.1
179Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area8.06.9-1.1
179Lincoln, NE Metropolitan Statistical Area3.52.4-1.1
179Missoula, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area5.74.6-1.1
179Ocala, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area7.86.7-1.1
179Oklahoma City, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area4.73.6-1.1
179Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA Metropolitan Statistical Area4.33.2-1.1
179Salisbury, MD-DE Metropolitan Statistical Area9.38.2-1.1
179San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area6.15.0-1.1
179Victoria, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area4.73.6-1.1
198Abilene, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area4.83.8-1.0
198Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area6.15.1-1.0
198Amarillo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area4.13.1-1.0
198Asheville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area5.64.6-1.0
198Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area7.16.1-1.0
198Binghamton, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area7.96.9-1.0
198Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH Metropolitan NECTA5.84.8-1.0
198Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area6.25.2-1.0
198College Station-Bryan, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area4.43.4-1.0
198Columbia, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area5.14.1-1.0
198Corpus Christi, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area5.74.7-1.0
198Flagstaff, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area7.96.9-1.0
198Greenville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area6.65.6-1.0
198Idaho Falls, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area5.04.0-1.0
198La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area5.64.6-1.0
198Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area7.36.3-1.0
198Lewiston-Auburn, ME Metropolitan NECTA6.65.6-1.0
198Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area6.35.3-1.0
198Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area8.07.0-1.0
198Lubbock, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area4.33.3-1.0
198Madison, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area4.93.9-1.0
198New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metropolitan Statistical Area7.56.5-1.0
198Ocean City, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area18.917.9-1.0
198Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area6.35.3-1.0
198Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area6.55.5-1.0
198Prescott, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area6.85.8-1.0
198Reading, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area6.45.4-1.0
198Sebring, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area8.27.2-1.0
198Springfield, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area6.25.2-1.0
198Syracuse, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area7.36.3-1.0
198Topeka, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area5.84.8-1.0
198Tulsa, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area5.24.2-1.0
198Utica-Rome, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area7.76.7-1.0
198Wichita Falls, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area5.24.2-1.0
198York-Hanover, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area6.25.2-1.0
233Bloomington, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area6.96.0-0.9
233Columbus, GA-AL Metropolitan Statistical Area8.27.3-0.9
233Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO Metropolitan Statistical Area5.34.4-0.9
233Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area8.17.2-0.9
233Gainesville, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area6.05.1-0.9
233Gettysburg, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area5.64.7-0.9
233Goldsboro, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area6.85.9-0.9
233Jacksonville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area6.55.6-0.9
233Jacksonville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area6.55.6-0.9
233Kokomo, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area7.26.3-0.9
233Lancaster, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area5.44.5-0.9
233Manhattan, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area4.43.5-0.9
233Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area7.97.0-0.9
233Michigan City-La Porte, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area9.58.6-0.9
233Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area4.94.0-0.9
233Panama City, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area7.06.1-0.9
233Pittsburgh, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area6.65.7-0.9
233Portland-South Portland, ME Metropolitan NECTA5.64.7-0.9
233Rochester, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area6.96.0-0.9
233Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area6.45.5-0.9
233Terre Haute, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area8.98.0-0.9
233Valdosta, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area7.46.5-0.9
255Athens-Clarke County, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area6.55.7-0.8
255Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC Metropolitan Statistical Area7.56.7-0.8
255Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area6.65.8-0.8
255Billings, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area4.43.6-0.8
255Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area6.35.5-0.8
255Cumberland, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area8.67.8-0.8
255Gainesville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area5.54.7-0.8
255Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area5.74.9-0.8
255Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area9.48.6-0.8
255Lebanon, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area5.64.8-0.8
255Lewiston, ID-WA Metropolitan Statistical Area5.85.0-0.8
255Longview, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area9.89.0-0.8
255Mankato-North Mankato, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area4.23.4-0.8
255Morristown, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area8.27.4-0.8
255Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area5.85.0-0.8
255North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area6.05.2-0.8
255Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area6.25.4-0.8
255Portsmouth, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA4.94.1-0.8
255Punta Gorda, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area6.96.1-0.8
255San Angelo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area4.63.8-0.8
255Walla Walla, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area8.47.6-0.8
255Warner Robins, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area7.46.6-0.8
255Wichita, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area5.85.0-0.8
255Winchester, VA-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area5.85.0-0.8
279Albuquerque, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area6.76.0-0.7
279Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area5.75.0-0.7
279Cheyenne, WY Metropolitan Statistical Area5.14.4-0.7
279Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area5.75.0-0.7
279Dover-Durham, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA4.94.2-0.7
279Dubuque, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area5.54.8-0.7
279Farmington, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area6.86.1-0.7
279Grand Island, NE Metropolitan Statistical Area3.73.0-0.7
279Great Falls, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area5.34.6-0.7
279Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area6.55.8-0.7
279Kansas City, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area6.65.9-0.7
279Kennewick-Richland, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area9.99.2-0.7
279Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA Metropolitan Statistical Area6.96.2-0.7
279Lawrence, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area4.53.8-0.7
279Manchester, NH Metropolitan NECTA5.04.3-0.7
279Muncie, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area7.97.2-0.7
279New Haven, CT Metropolitan NECTA7.56.8-0.7
279Pocatello, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area5.24.5-0.7
279Provo-Orem, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area4.23.5-0.7
279Raleigh, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area5.34.6-0.7
279Roanoke, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area5.75.0-0.7
279Rochester, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area4.84.1-0.7
279Salt Lake City, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area4.43.7-0.7
279St. Cloud, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area5.64.9-0.7
279Tallahassee, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area5.95.2-0.7
304Bellingham, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area7.87.2-0.6
304Cedar Rapids, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area5.54.9-0.6
304Chattanooga, TN-GA Metropolitan Statistical Area6.66.0-0.6
304Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area5.34.7-0.6
304Fort Wayne, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area6.45.8-0.6
304Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area7.06.4-0.6
304Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT Metropolitan NECTA7.56.9-0.6
304Ithaca, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area4.94.3-0.6
304Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI Metropolitan Statistical Area5.04.4-0.6
304Ogden-Clearfield, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area4.53.9-0.6
304Richmond, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area5.95.3-0.6
304St. George, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area5.24.6-0.6
304Tucson, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area6.25.6-0.6
304Waterbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA9.48.8-0.6
304Wenatchee, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area9.08.4-0.6
304Yakima, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area11.911.3-0.6
320Ames, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area3.22.7-0.5
320Bremerton-Silverdale, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area7.16.6-0.5
320Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT Metropolitan NECTA7.26.7-0.5
320California-Lexington Park, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area5.75.2-0.5
320Cleveland, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area6.66.1-0.5
320Columbus, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area5.24.7-0.5
320Danbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA6.15.6-0.5
320Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area4.94.4-0.5
320Iowa City, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area3.63.1-0.5
320Jackson, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area7.26.7-0.5
320Johnson City, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area7.16.6-0.5
320Knoxville, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area6.35.8-0.5
320Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI Metropolitan NECTA8.17.6-0.5
320Santa Fe, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area5.85.3-0.5
320Sioux City, IA-NE-SD Metropolitan Statistical Area4.94.4-0.5
320State College, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area4.64.1-0.5
320Trenton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area6.35.8-0.5
320Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area11.911.4-0.5
320Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metropolitan Statistical Area6.15.6-0.5
339Burlington-South Burlington, VT Metropolitan NECTA3.43.0-0.4
339Charlottesville, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area4.84.4-0.4
339Harrisonburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area5.55.1-0.4
339Las Cruces, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area7.67.2-0.4
339Logan, UT-ID Metropolitan Statistical Area3.83.4-0.4
339Lynchburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area6.05.6-0.4
339Midland, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area3.22.8-0.4
339Odessa, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area3.93.5-0.4
339Staunton-Waynesboro, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area5.45.0-0.4
339The Villages, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area8.07.6-0.4
339Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area5.34.9-0.4
350Casper, WY Metropolitan Statistical Area4.74.4-0.3
350Grand Forks, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area4.23.9-0.3
350Morgantown, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area5.85.5-0.3
350Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area8.68.3-0.3
350Olympia-Tumwater, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area7.57.2-0.3
350Parkersburg-Vienna, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area7.87.5-0.3
350Urban Honolulu, HI Metropolitan Statistical Area4.23.9-0.3
357Charleston, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area7.57.3-0.2
357El Centro, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area20.220.0-0.2
357Fargo, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area3.53.3-0.2
357Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area5.25.0-0.2
357Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area5.75.5-0.2
362Anchorage, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area6.56.4-0.1
362Fairbanks, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area6.66.5-0.1
362Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC Metropolitan Statistical Area8.98.8-0.1
362Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area8.88.7-0.1
362Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area5.35.2-0.1
367Beckley, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area8.88.80.0
367Rapid City, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area4.24.20.0
367Sioux Falls, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area3.53.50.0
370Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area12.312.40.1
371Bismarck, ND Metropolitan Statistical Area3.73.90.2
372Florence, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area7.57.80.3
372Spartanburg, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area6.46.70.3
372Sumter, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area7.27.50.3
375Lake Charles, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area5.05.40.4
376Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area5.35.80.5
376Columbia, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area5.56.00.5
376Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area5.45.90.5
379Baton Rouge, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area4.85.50.7
379Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area5.46.10.7
381Hammond, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area6.27.10.9
381Monroe, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area5.96.80.9
381New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area5.26.10.9
381Shreveport-Bossier City, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area5.96.80.9
385Alexandria, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area5.46.51.1
386Houma-Thibodaux, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area3.85.01.2
387Lafayette, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area4.35.71.4

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: April 21, 2015