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. 2013Feb. 2014p
RankMetropolitan AreaRateRateChange
  United States 8.1 7.0 -1.1
1 Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.1 7.2 -3.9
2 Sumter, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.5 5.9 -3.6
3 Rocky Mount, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 13.0 9.6 -3.4
4 Florence, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.5 6.2 -3.3
5 Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.2 7.0 -3.2
5 Spartanburg, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.1 4.9 -3.2
7 Anderson, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 4.5 -3.1
8 Ocean City, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area 18.8 16.1 -2.7
8 Wilmington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.8 7.1 -2.7
10 Anderson, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.7 8.1 -2.6
10 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.0 6.4 -2.6
10 El Centro, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 23.6 21.0 -2.6
10 Elkhart-Goshen, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.8 6.2 -2.6
14 Columbia, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 4.7 -2.5
14 Greensboro-High Point, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.4 6.9 -2.5
14 Greenville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.8 6.3 -2.5
17 Asheville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 5.2 -2.4
17 Burlington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.8 6.4 -2.4
17 Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 4.3 -2.4
20 Goldsboro, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.9 6.6 -2.3
21 Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 4.5 -2.2
21 Shreveport-Bossier City, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 4.6 -2.2
21 Winston-Salem, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.3 6.1 -2.2
24 Bend, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.0 9.9 -2.1
24 Kokomo, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.4 7.3 -2.1
24 Monroe, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 4.6 -2.1
24 South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.7 7.6 -2.1
28 Baton Rouge, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 3.9 -2.0
28 Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 5.3 -2.0
28 Dalton, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.1 9.1 -2.0
28 Fort Wayne, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.2 6.2 -2.0
28 Raleigh-Cary, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 5.1 -2.0
28 Reno-Sparks, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.8 8.8 -2.0
28 Terre Haute, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.0 9.0 -2.0
28 Toledo, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.4 7.4 -2.0
36 Alexandria, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 4.3 -1.9
36 Fayetteville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.4 7.5 -1.9
36 Las Vegas-Paradise, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.5 8.6 -1.9
36 Morristown, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.6 8.7 -1.9
36 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 4.2 -1.9
36 Rome, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.4 7.5 -1.9
42 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.8 7.0 -1.8
42 Columbus, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 5.2 -1.8
42 Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 5.0 -1.8
42 Jacksonville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.4 6.6 -1.8
42 Johnstown, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.6 7.8 -1.8
42 Lima, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.8 7.0 -1.8
42 Mansfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.4 7.6 -1.8
42 Pascagoula, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.1 8.3 -1.8
42 Reading, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.3 6.5 -1.8
42 Redding, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.8 11.0 -1.8
42 Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.1 8.3 -1.8
42 Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area 14.4 12.6 -1.8
54 Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.4 6.7 -1.7
54 Greeley, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.4 6.7 -1.7
54 Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 5.6 -1.7
54 Hattiesburg, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.2 6.5 -1.7
54 Indianapolis-Carmel, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 6.2 -1.7
54 Lake Charles, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 3.8 -1.7
54 Lancaster, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 5.3 -1.7
54 Lebanon, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 5.1 -1.7
54 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 6.2 -1.7
54 Michigan City-La Porte, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.1 9.4 -1.7
54 Muncie, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.5 7.8 -1.7
54 Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.1 6.4 -1.7
54 Pocatello, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 5.8 -1.7
54 Prescott, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.6 6.9 -1.7
54 Steubenville-Weirton, OH-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.8 9.1 -1.7
69 Coeur d'Alene, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.3 7.7 -1.6
69 Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.0 6.4 -1.6
69 Longview, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.8 10.2 -1.6
69 Macon, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.1 7.5 -1.6
69 Merced, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 17.7 16.1 -1.6
69 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 6.0 -1.6
69 Palm Coast, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.0 9.4 -1.6
69 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.5 6.9 -1.6
69 Port St. Lucie, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.3 7.7 -1.6
69 Salem, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.6 8.0 -1.6
69 Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.3 7.7 -1.6
69 Springfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.8 6.2 -1.6
69 York-Hanover, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 6.3 -1.6
82 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.4 6.9 -1.5
82 Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 6.1 -1.5
82 Carson City, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.4 9.9 -1.5
82 Gulfport-Biloxi, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.9 7.4 -1.5
82 Lafayette, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 5.9 -1.5
82 Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.0 8.5 -1.5
82 Muskegon-Norton Shores, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.8 8.3 -1.5
82 Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.5 7.0 -1.5
82 Punta Gorda, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 6.2 -1.5
82 Sandusky, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.2 7.7 -1.5
82 Williamsport, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.9 7.4 -1.5
93 Cleveland, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.3 6.9 -1.4
93 Dayton, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.3 6.9 -1.4
93 Elmira, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.8 8.4 -1.4
93 Fort Smith, AR-OK Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.8 7.4 -1.4
93 Fresno, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 14.9 13.5 -1.4
93 Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.2 2.8 -1.4
93 Jackson, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.7 7.3 -1.4
93 Jacksonville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 6.1 -1.4
93 Kingston, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.2 7.8 -1.4
93 Lafayette, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.5 3.1 -1.4
93 Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.6 7.2 -1.4
93 Medford, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.1 9.7 -1.4
93 Naples-Marco Island, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 5.6 -1.4
93 North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 6.1 -1.4
93 Ocala, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.9 7.5 -1.4
93 Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.8 6.4 -1.4
93 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.8 9.4 -1.4
93 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 6.2 -1.4
93 Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 6.5 -1.4
93 Trenton-Ewing, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 6.1 -1.4
93 Vallejo-Fairfield, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.3 7.9 -1.4
93 Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.1 7.7 -1.4
115 Akron, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 6.6 -1.3
115 Albany, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.3 8.0 -1.3
115 Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area 14.4 13.1 -1.3
115 Chico, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.3 10.0 -1.3
115 Gainesville, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 5.6 -1.3
115 Glens Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.6 8.3 -1.3
115 Jackson, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 6.2 -1.3
115 Janesville, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.4 8.1 -1.3
115 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.4 8.1 -1.3
115 Modesto, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 14.6 13.3 -1.3
115 Pittsburgh, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 6.3 -1.3
115 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.3 7.0 -1.3
115 Salisbury, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.7 8.4 -1.3
115 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 6.3 -1.3
115 Savannah, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 6.6 -1.3
115 Stockton, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 14.4 13.1 -1.3
115 Syracuse, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.9 7.6 -1.3
115 Valdosta, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.3 7.0 -1.3
115 Waterbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA 11.4 10.1 -1.3
115 Yuba City, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 17.3 16.0 -1.3
135 Altoona, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 6.5 -1.2
135 Baltimore-Towson, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 6.1 -1.2
135 Boise City-Nampa, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 5.8 -1.2
135 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.8 7.6 -1.2
135 Canton-Massillon, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.3 7.1 -1.2
135 Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 6.5 -1.2
135 El Paso, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.3 8.1 -1.2
135 Eugene-Springfield, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.7 7.5 -1.2
135 Evansville, IN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 6.4 -1.2
135 Grand Junction, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.3 8.1 -1.2
135 Idaho Falls, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 5.2 -1.2
135 Lansing-East Lansing, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.8 6.6 -1.2
135 Lewiston, ID-WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 6.1 -1.2
135 Lewiston-Auburn, ME Metropolitan NECTA 7.5 6.3 -1.2
135 New Bedford, MA Metropolitan NECTA 12.4 11.2 -1.2
135 New Haven, CT Metropolitan NECTA 8.8 7.6 -1.2
135 Niles-Benton Harbor, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.0 8.8 -1.2
135 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.1 6.9 -1.2
135 Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.4 8.2 -1.2
135 Salinas, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 14.3 13.1 -1.2
135 Sheboygan, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 6.1 -1.2
135 Sherman-Denison, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 5.9 -1.2
135 St. George, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 5.0 -1.2
135 Utica-Rome, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.4 8.2 -1.2
159 Athens-Clarke County, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 5.1 -1.1
159 Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.2 9.1 -1.1
159 Brunswick, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.6 8.5 -1.1
159 Columbus, GA-AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.9 7.8 -1.1
159 Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 5.5 -1.1
159 Danville, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.3 7.2 -1.1
159 Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.5 8.4 -1.1
159 Monroe, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.7 7.6 -1.1
159 Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.9 8.8 -1.1
159 Napa, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 6.1 -1.1
159 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 5.6 -1.1
159 Pueblo, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.7 9.6 -1.1
159 Rochester, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.3 7.2 -1.1
159 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.1 7.0 -1.1
159 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 6.0 -1.1
159 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.0 10.9 -1.1
159 Wausau, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.0 6.9 -1.1
176 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 6.5 -1.0
176 Bakersfield-Delano, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 13.5 12.5 -1.0
176 Bangor, ME Metropolitan NECTA 7.4 6.4 -1.0
176 Cumberland, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.5 7.5 -1.0
176 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.0 9.0 -1.0
176 Dover, DE Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 6.6 -1.0
176 Erie, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.1 7.1 -1.0
176 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT Metropolitan NECTA 8.4 7.4 -1.0
176 Holland-Grand Haven, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 6.2 -1.0
176 Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 6.9 -1.0
176 Knoxville, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 6.1 -1.0
176 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.7 7.7 -1.0
176 Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.1 7.1 -1.0
176 Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, ME Metropolitan NECTA 6.5 5.5 -1.0
176 Racine, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.7 8.7 -1.0
176 State College, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 4.9 -1.0
176 Tallahassee, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 5.6 -1.0
176 Yuma, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 23.9 22.9 -1.0
194 Appleton, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 6.3 -0.9
194 Binghamton, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.2 8.3 -0.9
194 Bloomington, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 6.7 -0.9
194 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT Metropolitan NECTA 7.9 7.0 -0.9
194 Brownsville-Harlingen, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.7 9.8 -0.9
194 Chattanooga, TN-GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 6.8 -0.9
194 Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 5.0 -0.9
194 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 6.5 -0.9
194 Eau Claire, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 6.4 -0.9
194 Flagstaff, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.5 7.6 -0.9
194 Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 6.2 -0.9
194 Green Bay, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 6.5 -0.9
194 Hinesville-Fort Stewart, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.9 8.0 -0.9
194 Johnson City, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.0 7.1 -0.9
194 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.5 9.6 -0.9
194 Manchester, NH Metropolitan NECTA 5.8 4.9 -0.9
194 McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.2 10.3 -0.9
194 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.2 7.3 -0.9
194 Portsmouth, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA 5.4 4.5 -0.9
194 Richmond, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 5.5 -0.9
194 Rochester-Dover, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA 5.9 5.0 -0.9
194 Saginaw-Saginaw Township North, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.8 8.9 -0.9
194 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 6.2 -0.9
194 Spokane, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.6 8.7 -0.9
194 Warner Robins, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 6.4 -0.9
219 Battle Creek, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.1 7.3 -0.8
219 Bay City, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.2 9.4 -0.8
219 Bremerton-Silverdale, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 7.1 -0.8
219 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.8 9.0 -0.8
219 Clarksville, TN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.1 8.3 -0.8
219 Corvallis, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 5.5 -0.8
219 Danbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA 6.9 6.1 -0.8
219 Flint, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.2 9.4 -0.8
219 Fort Collins-Loveland, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 5.5 -0.8
219 Great Falls, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 5.1 -0.8
219 Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.1 7.3 -0.8
219 Hot Springs, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.5 7.7 -0.8
219 Jackson, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.3 8.5 -0.8
219 Kalamazoo-Portage, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.1 7.3 -0.8
219 Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner, MA Metropolitan NECTA 9.8 9.0 -0.8
219 Lynchburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 5.9 -0.8
219 Madera-Chowchilla, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.8 12.0 -0.8
219 Madison, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.7 4.9 -0.8
219 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.0 7.2 -0.8
219 Missoula, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 5.6 -0.8
219 Norwich-New London, CT-RI Metropolitan NECTA 8.6 7.8 -0.8
219 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 6.1 -0.8
219 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, RI-MA Metropolitan NECTA 10.5 9.7 -0.8
219 Roanoke, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 5.5 -0.8
219 Rockford, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.9 12.1 -0.8
219 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 5.7 -0.8
245 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 4.8 -0.7
245 Cheyenne, WY Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 5.3 -0.7
245 College Station-Bryan, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 4.5 -0.7
245 Colorado Springs, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.7 8.0 -0.7
245 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 5.8 -0.7
245 Gainesville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 5.1 -0.7
245 Harrisonburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 4.9 -0.7
245 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 5.7 -0.7
245 Kankakee-Bradley, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.8 12.1 -0.7
245 Laredo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 6.4 -0.7
245 Lawton, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 6.2 -0.7
245 Lubbock, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.1 4.4 -0.7
245 Olympia, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.1 7.4 -0.7
245 Oshkosh-Neenah, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 6.3 -0.7
245 Provo-Orem, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.9 4.2 -0.7
245 San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 5.5 -0.7
245 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.8 7.1 -0.7
245 Sioux City, IA-NE-SD Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.7 5.0 -0.7
245 Tucson, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 6.3 -0.7
245 Victoria, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 4.7 -0.7
245 Wichita Falls, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 5.5 -0.7
245 Winchester, VA-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 5.3 -0.7
267 Abilene, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 4.6 -0.6
267 Barnstable Town, MA Metropolitan NECTA 9.7 9.1 -0.6
267 Boulder, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 5.2 -0.6
267 Charlottesville, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.9 4.3 -0.6
267 Hanford-Corcoran, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 15.6 15.0 -0.6
267 Ithaca, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 4.9 -0.6
267 Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 6.7 -0.6
267 La Crosse, WI-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 5.7 -0.6
267 Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 6.7 -0.6
267 Logan, UT-ID Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.1 3.5 -0.6
267 Ogden-Clearfield, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.1 4.5 -0.6
267 San Angelo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 4.6 -0.6
267 Topeka, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 6.2 -0.6
267 Tyler, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 6.1 -0.6
267 Visalia-Porterville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 15.7 15.1 -0.6
267 Waco, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 5.6 -0.6
267 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.7 5.1 -0.6
267 Wenatchee-East Wenatchee, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.5 8.9 -0.6
267 Worcester, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA 7.9 7.3 -0.6
286 Bellingham, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.1 7.6 -0.5
286 Billings, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.7 4.2 -0.5
286 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH Metropolitan NECTA 6.4 5.9 -0.5
286 Corpus Christi, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 5.6 -0.5
286 Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 5.6 -0.5
286 Fond du Lac, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 7.0 -0.5
286 Jonesboro, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 7.1 -0.5
286 Lawrence, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 4.9 -0.5
286 Longview, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 5.3 -0.5
286 Louisville-Jefferson County, KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.6 8.1 -0.5
286 Rapid City, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.8 4.3 -0.5
286 Salt Lake City, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.7 4.2 -0.5
286 Springfield, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA 8.4 7.9 -0.5
286 Tulsa, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 5.5 -0.5
300 Amarillo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.6 4.2 -0.4
300 Burlington-South Burlington, VT Metropolitan NECTA 3.7 3.3 -0.4
300 Charleston, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 6.9 -0.4
300 Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 5.0 -0.4
300 Fargo, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.0 3.6 -0.4
300 Grand Forks, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.6 4.2 -0.4
300 Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 7.3 -0.4
300 Mankato-North Mankato, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.8 4.4 -0.4
300 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 5.0 -0.4
300 Morgantown, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 5.0 -0.4
300 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 6.0 -0.4
300 St. Cloud, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 6.0 -0.4
300 Wheeling, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.3 7.9 -0.4
300 Wichita, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 6.3 -0.4
314 Ann Arbor, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 5.3 -0.3
314 Kansas City, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 6.9 -0.3
314 Lincoln, NE Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.0 3.7 -0.3
314 Midland, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.3 3.0 -0.3
314 Odessa, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.0 3.7 -0.3
314 Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.8 4.5 -0.3
314 Springfield, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.9 8.6 -0.3
321 Ames, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.7 3.5 -0.2
321 Casper, WY Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.7 4.5 -0.2
321 Duluth, MN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 7.0 -0.2
321 Honolulu, HI Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.3 4.1 -0.2
321 Mobile, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.3 8.1 -0.2
321 Pine Bluff, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.4 10.2 -0.2
321 Rochester, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.0 4.8 -0.2
321 Sioux Falls, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.1 3.9 -0.2
321 Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 5.1 -0.2
330 Cedar Rapids, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 5.5 -0.1
330 Champaign-Urbana, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.8 8.7 -0.1
330 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.2 8.1 -0.1
330 Decatur, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.8 12.7 -0.1
330 Manhattan, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 5.4 -0.1
330 Oklahoma City, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 5.1 -0.1
330 Springfield, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 6.1 -0.1
330 Texarkana, TX-Texarkana, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 7.2 -0.1
330 Yakima, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.5 11.4 -0.1
339 Albuquerque, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 7.5 0.0
339 Auburn-Opelika, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 5.9 0.0
339 Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 7.9 0.0
339 Fairbanks, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 6.7 0.0
339 Farmington, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 7.2 0.0
339 Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 7.2 0.0
339 Iowa City, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.6 3.6 0.0
339 Santa Fe, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 6.0 0.0
339 Tuscaloosa, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 6.7 0.0
348 Birmingham-Hoover, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 6.5 0.1
348 Bismarck, ND Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.4 3.5 0.1
348 Bowling Green, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 7.8 0.1
348 Joplin, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 6.1 0.1
348 Las Cruces, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.0 8.1 0.1
348 Lexington-Fayette, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 7.4 0.1
348 Owensboro, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.8 7.9 0.1
348 Peoria, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.0 10.1 0.1
356 Decatur, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 7.3 0.2
356 Dothan, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 7.4 0.2
356 Montgomery, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 7.4 0.2
356 Pittsfield, MA Metropolitan NECTA 7.7 7.9 0.2
356 St. Louis, MO-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area1 8.0 8.2 0.2
361 Bloomington-Normal, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 8.0 0.3
361 Columbia, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.9 5.2 0.3
361 Dubuque, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 5.6 0.3
361 Elizabethtown, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.1 8.4 0.3
361 Huntsville, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 6.5 0.3
366 Anchorage, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 6.4 0.4
366 Anniston-Oxford, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 8.1 0.4
366 Gadsden, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 7.8 0.4
369 St. Joseph, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 6.4 0.5
370 Danville, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.9 12.8 0.9
371 Cape Girardeau-Jackson, MO-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 7.6 1.0
371 Jefferson City, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 6.9 1.0

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 9, 2014