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
Jan. 2014Jan. 2015p
RankMetropolitan AreaRateRateChange
  United States 7.0 6.1 -0.9
1 Decatur, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.4 8.0 -3.4
2 Rockford, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.0 7.8 -3.2
3 Danville, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.9 7.8 -3.1
3 Yuma, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 22.9 19.8 -3.1
5 Pueblo, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.6 6.7 -2.9
6 Flint, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.9 7.1 -2.8
7 Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.6 7.1 -2.5
7 Kankakee, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.4 7.9 -2.5
9 Grand Junction, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.4 6.0 -2.4
9 Muskegon, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.9 6.5 -2.4
11 Bend-Redmond, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.7 7.4 -2.3
11 New Bedford, MA Metropolitan NECTA 11.0 8.7 -2.3
13 Monroe, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 5.3 -2.2
14 Grants Pass, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.2 9.1 -2.1
14 Medford, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.1 8.0 -2.1
14 Providence-Warwick, RI-MA Metropolitan NECTA 9.4 7.3 -2.1
14 Redding, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.5 9.4 -2.1
18 Coeur d'Alene, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.1 6.1 -2.0
18 Pine Bluff, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.6 8.6 -2.0
18 Saginaw, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.8 6.8 -2.0
21 Albany, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.5 7.6 -1.9
21 Bay City, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.9 7.0 -1.9
21 Carson City, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.4 8.5 -1.9
21 Colorado Springs, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 5.7 -1.9
21 Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.3 7.4 -1.9
21 Leominster-Gardner, MA Metropolitan NECTA 8.5 6.6 -1.9
21 McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.2 8.3 -1.9
21 Modesto, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 13.0 11.1 -1.9
21 Niles-Benton Harbor, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.2 6.3 -1.9
21 Stockton-Lodi, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.5 10.6 -1.9
31 Bowling Green, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 5.7 -1.8
31 Brownsville-Harlingen, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.5 7.7 -1.8
31 Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.7 6.9 -1.8
31 Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 6.1 -1.8
31 Greeley, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 4.2 -1.8
31 Port St. Lucie, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.1 6.3 -1.8
37 Chico, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.2 8.5 -1.7
37 Fresno, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 13.8 12.1 -1.7
37 Hanford-Corcoran, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 14.6 12.9 -1.7
37 Pittsfield, MA Metropolitan NECTA 8.2 6.5 -1.7
37 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.0 7.3 -1.7
37 Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.3 6.6 -1.7
37 Yuba City, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 14.2 12.5 -1.7
44 Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.7 7.1 -1.6
44 Barnstable Town, MA Metropolitan NECTA 9.7 8.1 -1.6
44 Brunswick, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.6 7.0 -1.6
44 Cape Girardeau, MO-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 5.3 -1.6
44 Carbondale-Marion, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.4 6.8 -1.6
44 Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 4.5 -1.6
44 East Stroudsburg, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.8 7.2 -1.6
44 Gadsden, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.8 6.2 -1.6
44 Merced, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 15.6 14.0 -1.6
44 Midland, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 5.7 -1.6
44 Peoria, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.9 7.3 -1.6
44 Reno, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.0 7.4 -1.6
44 Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.5 6.9 -1.6
44 Vallejo-Fairfield, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.6 7.0 -1.6
44 Visalia-Porterville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 15.5 13.9 -1.6
44 Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.6 7.0 -1.6
60 Champaign-Urbana, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 5.8 -1.5
60 Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 5.9 -1.5
60 Dover, DE Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 5.6 -1.5
60 El Paso, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 5.8 -1.5
60 Fort Collins, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 4.1 -1.5
60 Jackson, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 6.2 -1.5
60 Lima, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 6.1 -1.5
60 Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 5.5 -1.5
60 Mobile, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.6 7.1 -1.5
60 Owensboro, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 5.6 -1.5
60 Rocky Mount, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.7 8.2 -1.5
60 Salem, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.5 7.0 -1.5
60 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.7 10.2 -1.5
60 Texarkana, TX-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 5.9 -1.5
60 Tuscaloosa, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 5.6 -1.5
60 Wilmington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 5.7 -1.5
76 Boulder, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.1 3.7 -1.4
76 Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 5.5 -1.4
76 Dayton, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 6.1 -1.4
76 Fort Smith, AR-OK Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 6.2 -1.4
76 Janesville-Beloit, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 6.1 -1.4
76 Kalamazoo-Portage, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 5.6 -1.4
76 Lexington-Fayette, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 4.5 -1.4
76 Longview, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.7 4.3 -1.4
76 Mansfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.4 7.0 -1.4
76 Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.1 6.7 -1.4
76 San Diego-Carlsbad, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 5.8 -1.4
76 Toledo, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 6.5 -1.4
76 Tyler, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 4.7 -1.4
76 Worcester, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA 7.3 5.9 -1.4
90 Akron, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 6.4 -1.3
90 Battle Creek, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 5.9 -1.3
90 Bloomington, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 5.4 -1.3
90 Boise City, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.7 4.4 -1.3
90 Cleveland-Elyria, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 6.0 -1.3
90 Erie, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 6.2 -1.3
90 Glens Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.5 7.2 -1.3
90 Killeen-Temple, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 5.2 -1.3
90 Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.8 7.5 -1.3
90 Napa, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 5.7 -1.3
90 New Bern, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 6.4 -1.3
90 Salinas, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 13.5 12.2 -1.3
90 Springfield, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 6.0 -1.3
90 Springfield, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA 8.1 6.8 -1.3
90 St. Louis, MO-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area1 7.3 6.0 -1.3
90 Wausau, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 4.8 -1.3
106 Canton-Massillon, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 6.4 -1.2
106 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 4.4 -1.2
106 Dothan, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 6.3 -1.2
106 Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.7 4.5 -1.2
106 Greensboro-High Point, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 6.0 -1.2
106 Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 5.9 -1.2
106 Homosassa Springs, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.3 8.1 -1.2
106 Jonesboro, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 6.1 -1.2
106 Lewiston-Auburn, ME Metropolitan NECTA 6.5 5.3 -1.2
106 Montgomery, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 6.1 -1.2
106 Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 6.4 -1.2
106 Racine, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.8 6.6 -1.2
106 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 4.8 -1.2
106 Springfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 6.0 -1.2
106 St. Joseph, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 5.1 -1.2
106 Tulsa, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 4.2 -1.2
106 Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.7 8.5 -1.2
106 Williamsport, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 6.3 -1.2
124 Albany, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.7 7.6 -1.1
124 Ann Arbor, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.0 3.9 -1.1
124 Auburn-Opelika, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 5.2 -1.1
124 Bangor, ME Metropolitan NECTA 6.4 5.3 -1.1
124 Birmingham-Hoover, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 5.5 -1.1
124 Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH Metropolitan NECTA 6.0 4.9 -1.1
124 Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 5.0 -1.1
124 Dalton, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.1 8.0 -1.1
124 Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 6.5 -1.1
124 Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 6.4 -1.1
124 Duluth, MN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 5.5 -1.1
124 Elmira, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 6.5 -1.1
124 Eugene, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.8 6.7 -1.1
124 Fayetteville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.5 7.4 -1.1
124 Fond du Lac, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 4.9 -1.1
124 Green Bay, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 5.0 -1.1
124 Huntsville, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 5.7 -1.1
124 Joplin, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 4.8 -1.1
124 Laredo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.7 4.6 -1.1
124 Lawton, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.7 4.6 -1.1
124 Macon, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.1 7.0 -1.1
124 Ocean City, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area 19.1 18.0 -1.1
124 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 6.4 -1.1
124 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 6.0 -1.1
124 Portland-South Portland, ME Metropolitan NECTA 5.6 4.5 -1.1
124 San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 4.1 -1.1
124 San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 4.8 -1.1
124 Sheboygan, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 4.3 -1.1
124 Sherman-Denison, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 4.4 -1.1
124 Wheeling, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.2 7.1 -1.1
154 Albuquerque, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 5.9 -1.0
154 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 6.1 -1.0
154 Bakersfield, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.1 11.1 -1.0
154 Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 5.3 -1.0
154 Decatur, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 6.5 -1.0
154 Hinesville, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.1 7.1 -1.0
154 Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 4.5 -1.0
154 Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.8 6.8 -1.0
154 Idaho Falls, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 4.2 -1.0
154 Johnstown, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.3 7.3 -1.0
154 Kingston, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 6.0 -1.0
154 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 5.5 -1.0
154 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 5.6 -1.0
154 Ocala, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 6.9 -1.0
154 Oklahoma City, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.7 3.7 -1.0
154 Oshkosh-Neenah, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 4.9 -1.0
154 Reading, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 5.4 -1.0
154 Rome, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.1 7.1 -1.0
154 Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 6.5 -1.0
154 Santa Rosa, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 5.3 -1.0
154 Savannah, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 6.4 -1.0
154 Sebring, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.4 7.4 -1.0
154 Waco, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 4.5 -1.0
154 Wichita Falls, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 4.3 -1.0
154 Winston-Salem, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 5.5 -1.0
179 Abilene, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.8 3.9 -0.9
179 Appleton, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 4.6 -0.9
179 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 6.2 -0.9
179 Austin-Round Rock, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.6 3.7 -0.9
179 Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 5.7 -0.9
179 Farmington, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 5.9 -0.9
179 Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 4.9 -0.9
179 Hot Springs, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 6.8 -0.9
179 Jackson, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 6.2 -0.9
179 Jefferson City, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 5.1 -0.9
179 Missoula, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 5.1 -0.9
179 New Haven, CT Metropolitan NECTA 7.6 6.7 -0.9
179 Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.4 3.5 -0.9
179 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 6.1 -0.9
179 Prescott, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 6.3 -0.9
179 Salisbury, MD-DE Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.6 8.7 -0.9
179 St. Cloud, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 5.0 -0.9
179 Valdosta, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 6.6 -0.9
179 Victoria, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.6 3.7 -0.9
179 Waterbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA 9.4 8.5 -0.9
179 Watertown-Fort Drum, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.7 8.8 -0.9
200 Altoona, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 5.9 -0.8
200 Amarillo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.1 3.3 -0.8
200 Athens-Clarke County, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 5.7 -0.8
200 Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 6.1 -0.8
200 Casper, WY Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 4.4 -0.8
200 College Station-Bryan, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.5 3.7 -0.8
200 Corpus Christi, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 5.0 -0.8
200 Eau Claire, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 5.2 -0.8
200 Gainesville, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 5.2 -0.8
200 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT Metropolitan NECTA 7.6 6.8 -0.8
200 La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 4.6 -0.8
200 Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.8 9.0 -0.8
200 Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 6.6 -0.8
200 Las Cruces, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 7.1 -0.8
200 Lincoln, NE Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.6 2.8 -0.8
200 Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 5.7 -0.8
200 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.2 7.4 -0.8
200 Lubbock, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.3 3.5 -0.8
200 Mankato-North Mankato, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.3 3.5 -0.8
200 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.9 4.1 -0.8
200 Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 5.2 -0.8
200 New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 6.5 -0.8
200 Panama City, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 6.5 -0.8
200 Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 5.8 -0.8
200 Pittsburgh, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 5.9 -0.8
200 Pocatello, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 4.8 -0.8
200 Portsmouth, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA 5.0 4.2 -0.8
200 Provo-Orem, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.1 3.3 -0.8
200 Roanoke, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.7 4.9 -0.8
200 San Angelo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.6 3.8 -0.8
200 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 5.4 -0.8
200 Santa Fe, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 5.2 -0.8
200 Springfield, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 5.0 -0.8
200 St. George, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 4.5 -0.8
200 State College, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.0 4.2 -0.8
200 Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 5.7 -0.8
200 Winchester, VA-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 4.8 -0.8
200 York-Hanover, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 5.5 -0.8
238 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 5.4 -0.7
238 Asheville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 4.8 -0.7
238 Binghamton, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 7.2 -0.7
238 Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 5.2 -0.7
238 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT Metropolitan NECTA 7.2 6.5 -0.7
238 Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 6.7 -0.7
238 Burlington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 5.4 -0.7
238 Columbus, GA-AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.2 7.5 -0.7
238 Corvallis, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 5.1 -0.7
238 Dubuque, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 4.8 -0.7
238 Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 4.7 -0.7
238 Flagstaff, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.2 7.5 -0.7
238 Greenville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 5.9 -0.7
238 Jacksonville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 5.8 -0.7
238 Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.1 4.4 -0.7
238 Lancaster, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 4.7 -0.7
238 Lansing-East Lansing, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 5.4 -0.7
238 Lawrence, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.8 4.1 -0.7
238 Lewiston, ID-WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 4.9 -0.7
238 Logan, UT-ID Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.8 3.1 -0.7
238 Madera, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.5 11.8 -0.7
238 Madison, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.6 3.9 -0.7
238 Manchester, NH Metropolitan NECTA 5.0 4.3 -0.7
238 Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI Metropolitan NECTA 8.2 7.5 -0.7
238 Ogden-Clearfield, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.5 3.8 -0.7
238 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 5.6 -0.7
238 Punta Gorda, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 6.4 -0.7
238 Richmond, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 5.2 -0.7
238 Rochester, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.8 4.1 -0.7
238 Rochester, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 6.2 -0.7
238 Salt Lake City, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.3 3.6 -0.7
238 Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.1 8.4 -0.7
238 Syracuse, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 6.6 -0.7
238 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 5.5 -0.7
272 Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 6.9 -0.6
272 Billings, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.6 4.0 -0.6
272 Cedar Rapids, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.7 5.1 -0.6
272 Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 5.6 -0.6
272 Columbia, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.6 4.0 -0.6
272 Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 5.2 -0.6
272 Danbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA 6.0 5.4 -0.6
272 Dover-Durham, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA 4.9 4.3 -0.6
272 Gettysburg, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 4.8 -0.6
272 Manhattan, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.5 3.9 -0.6
272 Midland, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.2 2.6 -0.6
272 North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 5.6 -0.6
272 Odessa, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.9 3.3 -0.6
272 Utica-Rome, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 7.0 -0.6
272 Warner Robins, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 6.8 -0.6
272 Wichita, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 5.2 -0.6
288 Ames, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.4 2.9 -0.5
288 Charlottesville, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.7 4.2 -0.5
288 Cheyenne, WY Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 5.0 -0.5
288 Cumberland, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.6 8.1 -0.5
288 Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.1 4.6 -0.5
288 Gainesville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 5.1 -0.5
288 Goldsboro, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 6.2 -0.5
288 Grand Forks, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.4 3.9 -0.5
288 Great Falls, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 5.1 -0.5
288 Hattiesburg, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 6.5 -0.5
288 Jacksonville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 5.9 -0.5
288 Lebanon, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 5.0 -0.5
288 Lynchburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 5.4 -0.5
288 Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 5.8 -0.5
288 Raleigh, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 4.8 -0.5
288 Tallahassee, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 5.5 -0.5
288 Topeka, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 5.1 -0.5
305 Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 6.2 -0.4
305 Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.1 7.7 -0.4
305 Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 6.3 -0.4
305 Harrisonburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 4.8 -0.4
305 Iowa City, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.7 3.3 -0.4
305 Kansas City, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 5.9 -0.4
305 Sioux City, IA-NE-SD Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.1 4.7 -0.4
305 South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 7.1 -0.4
305 Staunton-Waynesboro, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 4.8 -0.4
305 The Villages, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.1 7.7 -0.4
305 Tucson, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 6.0 -0.4
305 Urban Honolulu, HI Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.4 4.0 -0.4
305 Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.6 11.2 -0.4
305 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 4.9 -0.4
319 Anchorage, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 5.9 -0.3
319 California-Lexington Park, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.7 5.4 -0.3
319 Charleston, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 6.8 -0.3
319 Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 5.0 -0.3
319 Elkhart-Goshen, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 5.5 -0.3
319 Ithaca, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.1 4.8 -0.3
319 Morgantown, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 5.0 -0.3
319 Parkersburg-Vienna, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 6.9 -0.3
319 Trenton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 6.0 -0.3
328 Beckley, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.3 8.1 -0.2
328 Clarksville, TN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 7.0 -0.2
328 Fairbanks, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 6.3 -0.2
328 Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.6 8.4 -0.2
328 Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.3 9.1 -0.2
328 Rapid City, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.2 4.0 -0.2
334 Burlington-South Burlington, VT Metropolitan NECTA 3.6 3.5 -0.1
334 El Centro, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 21.4 21.3 -0.1
334 Evansville, IN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 5.9 -0.1
334 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 5.5 -0.1
334 Sioux Falls, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.5 3.4 -0.1
334 Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 5.5 -0.1
340 Bellingham, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 7.3 0.0
340 Chattanooga, TN-GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 6.6 0.0
340 Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.0 8.0 0.0
340 Kennewick-Richland, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.9 9.9 0.0
340 Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 6.7 0.0
340 Kokomo, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 6.9 0.0
340 Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 5.6 0.0
340 Longview, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.2 9.2 0.0
340 Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 7.9 0.0
340 Terre Haute, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.5 8.5 0.0
350 Bismarck, ND Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.7 3.8 0.1
350 Bremerton-Silverdale, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 6.8 0.1
350 Columbus, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.0 5.1 0.1
350 Fargo, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.5 3.6 0.1
350 Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 6.2 0.1
350 Olympia-Tumwater, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 7.3 0.1
356 Florence, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 7.8 0.2
356 Michigan City-La Porte, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.8 9.0 0.2
356 Morristown, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.0 8.2 0.2
356 Spartanburg, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 6.7 0.2
356 Wenatchee, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.6 8.8 0.2
361 Fort Wayne, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 6.5 0.3
361 Sumter, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 7.6 0.3
361 Walla Walla, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.0 8.3 0.3
364 Knoxville, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 6.5 0.4
365 Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.0 12.5 0.5
365 Bloomington, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 6.7 0.5
365 Columbia, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 6.1 0.5
365 Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 6.0 0.5
365 Jackson, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 7.7 0.5
365 Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.5 9.0 0.5
371 Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 5.9 0.6
371 Cleveland, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 6.9 0.6
371 Johnson City, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 7.5 0.6
371 Muncie, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 8.0 0.6
371 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.0 5.6 0.6
371 Yakima, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.7 12.3 0.6
377 Grand Island, NE Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.9 4.6 0.7
377 Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 6.3 0.7
377 Lake Charles, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 6.2 0.7
380 Baton Rouge, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 6.3 0.9
381 Hammond, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 8.0 1.0
381 Shreveport-Bossier City, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 7.6 1.0
383 New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 6.9 1.1
384 Houma-Thibodaux, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.3 5.5 1.2
384 Lafayette, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.9 6.1 1.2
386 Monroe, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 7.7 1.3
387 Alexandria, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 7.4 1.4

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: March 20, 2015