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
Nov. 2013Nov. 2014p
RankMetropolitan AreaRateRateChange
  United States 6.6 5.5 -1.1
1 Decatur, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.2 7.9 -4.3
2 Yuma, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 27.3 23.1 -4.2
3 Danville, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.2 8.1 -4.1
4 Kankakee-Bradley, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.9 7.6 -3.3
4 Rockford, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.4 8.1 -3.3
6 Pueblo, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.7 5.6 -3.1
7 Flint, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.7 5.7 -3.0
8 Lima, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 4.4 -2.9
9 Dayton, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 4.5 -2.8
9 Toledo, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 4.8 -2.8
11 Mansfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 5.0 -2.7
11 Muskegon-Norton Shores, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 5.0 -2.7
11 Peoria, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.3 6.6 -2.7
11 Pine Bluff, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.5 6.8 -2.7
15 Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.5 6.9 -2.6
15 Niles-Benton Harbor, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.8 5.2 -2.6
15 Saginaw-Saginaw Township North, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.8 5.2 -2.6
15 Sandusky, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 4.6 -2.6
15 Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 5.0 -2.6
20 Bay City, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 5.1 -2.5
20 Canton-Massillon, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 4.5 -2.5
20 Grand Junction, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 4.5 -2.5
20 New Bedford, MA Metropolitan NECTA 10.3 7.8 -2.5
20 Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.0 5.5 -2.5
25 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.2 5.8 -2.4
25 Jackson, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 5.3 -2.4
27 Akron, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 4.3 -2.3
27 Greeley, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 3.9 -2.3
27 Monroe, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 4.5 -2.3
27 Rocky Mount, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.2 7.9 -2.3
27 Springfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 4.1 -2.3
27 Williamsport, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 4.6 -2.3
33 Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 4.3 -2.2
33 Coeur d'Alene, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 4.3 -2.2
33 Colorado Springs, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 5.1 -2.2
33 Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 3.7 -2.2
33 Erie, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 4.6 -2.2
33 Johnstown, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 5.2 -2.2
33 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, RI-MA Metropolitan NECTA 8.9 6.7 -2.2
40 Carson City, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.2 7.1 -2.1
40 Champaign-Urbana, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.0 5.9 -2.1
40 Kalamazoo-Portage, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 4.4 -2.1
40 Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner, MA Metropolitan NECTA 8.8 6.7 -2.1
40 McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.3 8.2 -2.1
40 Steubenville-Weirton, OH-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.3 6.2 -2.1
46 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 3.9 -2.0
46 Reading, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 4.5 -2.0
48 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 4.8 -1.9
48 Brownsville-Harlingen, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.6 7.7 -1.9
48 Fayetteville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.1 6.2 -1.9
48 Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 3.7 -1.9
48 Greensboro-High Point, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 5.4 -1.9
48 Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 5.6 -1.9
48 Holland-Grand Haven, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.7 3.8 -1.9
48 Las Vegas-Paradise, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.0 7.1 -1.9
48 Reno-Sparks, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.3 6.4 -1.9
48 York-Hanover, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 4.3 -1.9
58 Altoona, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 4.1 -1.8
58 Battle Creek, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 4.6 -1.8
58 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 5.4 -1.8
58 El Paso, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.2 6.4 -1.8
58 Fort Collins-Loveland, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.0 3.2 -1.8
58 Lansing-East Lansing, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 4.1 -1.8
58 Racine, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.8 6.0 -1.8
58 Redding, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.9 8.1 -1.8
58 Springfield, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 5.9 -1.8
58 Wilmington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 5.4 -1.8
58 Yuba City, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 13.8 12.0 -1.8
69 Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 3.9 -1.7
69 Pittsburgh, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 4.3 -1.7
69 Pittsfield, MA Metropolitan NECTA 7.3 5.6 -1.7
72 Ann Arbor, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.1 3.5 -1.6
72 Bloomington-Normal, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 5.6 -1.6
72 Boise City-Nampa, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 3.6 -1.6
72 Burlington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 5.2 -1.6
72 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 5.4 -1.6
72 Fort Smith, AR-OK Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 5.5 -1.6
72 Greenville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 5.3 -1.6
72 Hot Springs, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 5.8 -1.6
72 Janesville, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 5.5 -1.6
72 Jonesboro, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 4.8 -1.6
72 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 5.2 -1.6
72 Port St. Lucie, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.0 6.4 -1.6
72 Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.1 6.5 -1.6
72 South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 6.0 -1.6
72 Texarkana, TX-Texarkana, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 5.3 -1.6
87 Barnstable Town, MA Metropolitan NECTA 7.3 5.8 -1.5
87 Boulder, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.7 3.2 -1.5
87 Elizabethtown, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 5.5 -1.5
87 Elkhart-Goshen, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 5.3 -1.5
87 Lancaster, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 3.7 -1.5
87 Louisville-Jefferson County, KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 5.5 -1.5
87 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 5.2 -1.5
87 State College, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.8 3.3 -1.5
87 Stockton, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.2 10.7 -1.5
87 Winston-Salem, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 4.9 -1.5
87 Worcester, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA 7.2 5.7 -1.5
98 Duluth, MN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 4.1 -1.4
98 Elmira, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 5.9 -1.4
98 Idaho Falls, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.6 3.2 -1.4
98 Lebanon, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.0 3.6 -1.4
98 Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 4.8 -1.4
98 Modesto, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.1 10.7 -1.4
98 Morristown, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.4 7.0 -1.4
98 Springfield, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA 7.6 6.2 -1.4
98 Tyler, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 4.7 -1.4
98 Wausau, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 4.4 -1.4
98 Wheeling, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 5.0 -1.4
109 Anderson, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 6.6 -1.3
109 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH Metropolitan NECTA 6.0 4.7 -1.3
109 Bowling Green, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 5.0 -1.3
109 Chico, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.0 7.7 -1.3
109 Clarksville, TN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.2 6.9 -1.3
109 Lawton, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 5.1 -1.3
109 Lexington-Fayette, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 4.9 -1.3
109 Owensboro, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 4.9 -1.3
109 Palm Coast, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.4 8.1 -1.3
109 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.3 8.0 -1.3
119 Asheville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 4.0 -1.2
119 Cape Girardeau-Jackson, MO-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 4.8 -1.2
119 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.2 7.0 -1.2
119 Goldsboro, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 5.8 -1.2
119 Green Bay, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 4.3 -1.2
119 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.7 4.5 -1.2
119 Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 5.5 -1.2
119 Laredo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 4.9 -1.2
119 Longview, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 4.0 -1.2
119 Manchester, NH Metropolitan NECTA 4.8 3.6 -1.2
119 Pocatello, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 4.0 -1.2
119 Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 6.7 -1.2
119 San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 4.3 -1.2
119 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 5.8 -1.2
119 Sheboygan, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 4.0 -1.2
119 Sherman-Denison, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 4.6 -1.2
119 Vallejo-Fairfield, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 6.5 -1.2
119 Victoria, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.8 3.6 -1.2
119 Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.4 9.2 -1.2
138 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.7 4.6 -1.1
138 Evansville, IN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 5.1 -1.1
138 Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.0 3.9 -1.1
138 Jackson, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 6.6 -1.1
138 Jacksonville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 5.6 -1.1
138 Kokomo, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 6.1 -1.1
138 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.3 7.2 -1.1
138 Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.7 7.6 -1.1
138 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.1 3.0 -1.1
138 Missoula, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.8 3.7 -1.1
138 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 5.8 -1.1
138 Oshkosh-Neenah, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 4.3 -1.1
138 Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 6.1 -1.1
138 Raleigh-Cary, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 4.3 -1.1
138 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 5.2 -1.1
138 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.7 7.6 -1.1
138 Waterbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA 9.3 8.2 -1.1
155 Appleton, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 4.2 -1.0
155 Corpus Christi, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.7 4.7 -1.0
155 Dover, DE Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 4.9 -1.0
155 Fond du Lac, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 4.3 -1.0
155 Fort Wayne, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 5.3 -1.0
155 Fresno, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.2 11.2 -1.0
155 Glens Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 5.8 -1.0
155 Hanford-Corcoran, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.7 11.7 -1.0
155 Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 5.2 -1.0
155 Kingston, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 5.6 -1.0
155 Mankato-North Mankato, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.2 2.2 -1.0
155 Merced, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 13.3 12.3 -1.0
155 Norwich-New London, CT-RI Metropolitan NECTA 7.5 6.5 -1.0
155 Oklahoma City, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.9 3.9 -1.0
155 Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.7 4.7 -1.0
155 Rochester-Dover, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA 4.5 3.5 -1.0
155 San Angelo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.6 3.6 -1.0
155 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 5.0 -1.0
155 St. Louis, MO-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area1 6.6 5.6 -1.0
155 Terre Haute, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.3 7.3 -1.0
155 Tulsa, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 4.4 -1.0
155 Waco, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 4.5 -1.0
177 Abilene, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.6 3.7 -0.9
177 Amarillo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.2 3.3 -0.9
177 Binghamton, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 6.0 -0.9
177 Brunswick, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.4 7.5 -0.9
177 Cleveland, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 5.9 -0.9
177 College Station-Bryan, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.4 3.5 -0.9
177 Dalton, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.3 8.4 -0.9
177 Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 5.6 -0.9
177 Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 4.3 -0.9
177 Lafayette, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 5.2 -0.9
177 Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.9 8.0 -0.9
177 Lewiston, ID-WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 4.3 -0.9
177 Lincoln, NE Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.0 2.1 -0.9
177 Lubbock, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.4 3.5 -0.9
177 Michigan City-La Porte, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.4 7.5 -0.9
177 New Haven, CT Metropolitan NECTA 7.3 6.4 -0.9
177 Odessa, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.7 2.8 -0.9
177 Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, ME Metropolitan NECTA 5.1 4.2 -0.9
177 Portsmouth, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA 4.4 3.5 -0.9
177 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 5.1 -0.9
177 Rochester, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.5 2.6 -0.9
177 Rome, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 6.7 -0.9
177 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 5.1 -0.9
177 Wichita Falls, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 4.5 -0.9
201 Albany, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.1 7.3 -0.8
201 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 4.7 -0.8
201 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.7 3.9 -0.8
201 Bakersfield-Delano, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.4 9.6 -0.8
201 Billings, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.9 3.1 -0.8
201 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT Metropolitan NECTA 6.6 5.8 -0.8
201 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 5.8 -0.8
201 Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 5.5 -0.8
201 Columbus, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 4.4 -0.8
201 Danbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA 5.5 4.7 -0.8
201 Flagstaff, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.8 7.0 -0.8
201 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT Metropolitan NECTA 7.0 6.2 -0.8
201 Indianapolis-Carmel, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 5.4 -0.8
201 Jackson, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 5.0 -0.8
201 Jefferson City, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.0 4.2 -0.8
201 Johnson City, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 6.1 -0.8
201 Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 5.9 -0.8
201 Knoxville, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 5.3 -0.8
201 La Crosse, WI-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.4 3.6 -0.8
201 Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 6.6 -0.8
201 Lewiston-Auburn, ME Metropolitan NECTA 5.7 4.9 -0.8
201 Madison, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.2 3.4 -0.8
201 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 5.5 -0.8
201 Muncie, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 6.7 -0.8
201 North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 5.4 -0.8
201 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 6.5 -0.8
201 Pascagoula, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.8 7.0 -0.8
201 Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 5.5 -0.8
201 Punta Gorda, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 5.6 -0.8
201 Rochester, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 5.4 -0.8
201 Salisbury, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.0 7.2 -0.8
201 St. Cloud, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.1 3.3 -0.8
201 St. Joseph, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.0 4.2 -0.8
201 Syracuse, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 5.8 -0.8
201 Trenton-Ewing, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 4.6 -0.8
201 Utica-Rome, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 6.0 -0.8
201 Visalia-Porterville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 13.1 12.3 -0.8
238 Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 6.6 -0.7
238 Bend, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.5 7.8 -0.7
238 Eau Claire, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.0 4.3 -0.7
238 Harrisonburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.8 4.1 -0.7
238 Hinesville-Fort Stewart, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.2 7.5 -0.7
238 Macon, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 6.9 -0.7
238 Midland, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.0 2.3 -0.7
238 Napa, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 5.3 -0.7
238 Naples-Marco Island, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 5.3 -0.7
238 Ocala, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 6.8 -0.7
238 Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.7 3.0 -0.7
238 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 5.3 -0.7
238 Prescott, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 6.3 -0.7
238 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 5.4 -0.7
238 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 5.7 -0.7
238 Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 5.8 -0.7
238 Topeka, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.0 4.3 -0.7
255 Baltimore-Towson, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 5.5 -0.6
255 Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.1 4.5 -0.6
255 Bloomington, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 5.6 -0.6
255 Chattanooga, TN-GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 6.1 -0.6
255 Cumberland, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 5.9 -0.6
255 Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 6.0 -0.6
255 Gainesville, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 5.3 -0.6
255 Great Falls, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.4 3.8 -0.6
255 Joplin, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.0 4.4 -0.6
255 Manhattan, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.3 3.7 -0.6
255 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.7 5.1 -0.6
255 Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 5.8 -0.6
255 Salinas, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.1 8.5 -0.6
255 Savannah, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 6.1 -0.6
255 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 5.0 -0.6
270 Anniston-Oxford, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 6.0 -0.5
270 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 6.5 -0.5
270 Bangor, ME Metropolitan NECTA 5.7 5.2 -0.5
270 Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.9 4.4 -0.5
270 Gulfport-Biloxi, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 6.3 -0.5
270 Hattiesburg, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 5.5 -0.5
270 Honolulu, HI Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.3 3.8 -0.5
270 Jacksonville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 5.5 -0.5
270 Kansas City, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 5.0 -0.5
270 Richmond, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 4.8 -0.5
270 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 5.1 -0.5
270 Winchester, VA-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.7 4.2 -0.5
282 Danville, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 6.4 -0.4
282 Florence, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 7.2 -0.4
282 Gadsden, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.7 5.3 -0.4
282 Gainesville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.0 4.6 -0.4
282 Ithaca, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.2 3.8 -0.4
282 Lawrence, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.9 3.5 -0.4
282 Lynchburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 5.1 -0.4
282 Medford, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.2 7.8 -0.4
282 Mobile, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 6.4 -0.4
282 Montgomery, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 5.6 -0.4
282 Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.8 7.4 -0.4
282 Provo-Orem, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.4 3.0 -0.4
282 Roanoke, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.1 4.7 -0.4
282 Salt Lake City, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.6 3.2 -0.4
282 Springfield, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.7 4.3 -0.4
282 St. George, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.1 3.7 -0.4
282 Tuscaloosa, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 4.9 -0.4
282 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.9 4.5 -0.4
282 Wichita, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 4.8 -0.4
301 Cedar Rapids, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.2 3.9 -0.3
301 Columbia, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.8 3.5 -0.3
301 Columbus, GA-AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 7.3 -0.3
301 Fargo, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 2.5 2.2 -0.3
301 Grand Forks, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.0 2.7 -0.3
301 Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 5.9 -0.3
301 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.1 7.8 -0.3
301 Logan, UT-ID Metropolitan Statistical Area 2.8 2.5 -0.3
301 Madera-Chowchilla, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.0 10.7 -0.3
301 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 5.9 -0.3
301 Salem, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 6.9 -0.3
301 Spartanburg, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 5.8 -0.3
301 Sumter, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 7.0 -0.3
301 Tallahassee, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 5.2 -0.3
301 Valdosta, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 6.9 -0.3
301 Wenatchee-East Wenatchee, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 6.6 -0.3
317 Albuquerque, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 6.4 -0.2
317 Ames, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 2.7 2.5 -0.2
317 Auburn-Opelika, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.4 4.2 -0.2
317 Birmingham-Hoover, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.0 4.8 -0.2
317 Charlottesville, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.9 3.7 -0.2
317 Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.0 3.8 -0.2
317 Dothan, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.7 5.5 -0.2
317 Farmington, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 5.8 -0.2
317 Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 7.4 -0.2
317 Ogden-Clearfield, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.7 3.5 -0.2
317 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 6.2 -0.2
317 Rapid City, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.6 3.4 -0.2
317 Sioux Falls, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area 2.9 2.7 -0.2
330 Casper, WY Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.8 3.7 -0.1
330 Decatur, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 5.5 -0.1
330 Dubuque, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.6 3.5 -0.1
330 Huntsville, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.9 4.8 -0.1
330 Iowa City, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 2.7 2.6 -0.1
330 Las Cruces, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 6.7 -0.1
330 Longview, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.9 8.8 -0.1
330 Morgantown, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.5 3.4 -0.1
330 Ocean City, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.4 12.3 -0.1
330 Santa Fe, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.0 4.9 -0.1
330 Tucson, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 6.3 -0.1
330 Warner Robins, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 6.3 -0.1
342 Anderson, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 5.6 0.0
342 Athens-Clarke County, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.0 5.0 0.0
342 Burlington-South Burlington, VT Metropolitan NECTA 3.3 3.3 0.0
342 Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 5.4 0.0
346 Anchorage, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.1 5.2 0.1
346 Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 5.6 0.1
346 Columbia, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 5.9 0.1
346 El Centro, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 22.5 22.6 0.1
346 Eugene-Springfield, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 6.7 0.1
346 Sioux City, IA-NE-SD Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.1 4.2 0.1
352 Bremerton-Silverdale, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 6.2 0.2
352 Fairbanks, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 5.6 0.2
352 Olympia, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 6.5 0.2
352 Spokane, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 7.1 0.2
352 Yakima, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.8 9.0 0.2
357 Bellingham, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 6.3 0.3
357 Bismarck, ND Metropolitan Statistical Area 2.2 2.5 0.3
357 Charleston, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.1 5.4 0.3
357 Cheyenne, WY Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.3 4.6 0.3
357 Corvallis, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.8 5.1 0.3
362 Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.6 11.3 0.7
362 Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 6.3 0.7
362 Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.8 4.5 0.7
365 Lake Charles, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.6 5.6 1.0
366 Baton Rouge, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.8 5.9 1.1
366 Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.4 4.5 1.1
366 Lafayette, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.8 4.9 1.1
369 Shreveport-Bossier City, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 6.8 1.2
370 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.0 6.4 1.4
371 Monroe, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 6.8 1.5
372 Alexandria, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 6.8 1.6

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: December 30, 2014