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Over-the-year percent change in metropolitan area employment

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Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Change in nonfarm employment by metropolitan area, August 2018 to August 2019, not seasonally adjusted
Metropolitan area Percent change

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

0.4

Auburn-Opelika, AL

1.5

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

1.4

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

2.9

Decatur, AL

2.9

Dothan, AL

1.0

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

1.2

Gadsden, AL

2.4

Huntsville, AL

3.0

Mobile, AL

1.3

Montgomery, AL

1.4

Tuscaloosa, AL

2.3

Anchorage, AK

1.2

Fairbanks, AK

0.3

Flagstaff, AZ

-1.3

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

1.9

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

2.7

Prescott, AZ

1.8

Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ

1.5

Tucson, AZ

3.1

Yuma, AZ

2.0

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

3.2

Fort Smith, AR-OK

-0.4

Hot Springs, AR

1.8

Jonesboro, AR

2.1

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR

0.4

Pine Bluff, AR

-1.2

Bakersfield, CA

2.0

Chico, CA

0.9

El Centro, CA

0.0

Fresno, CA

2.9

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

1.4

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

1.2

Madera, CA

2.6

Merced, CA

3.8

Modesto, CA

1.7

Napa, CA

1.2

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA

0.1

Redding, CA

1.3

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

2.5

Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA

1.4

Salinas, CA

3.7

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

1.8

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

2.4

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

2.6

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA

0.6

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

2.5

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

2.4

Santa Rosa, CA

1.1

Stockton-Lodi, CA

-0.4

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

-0.4

Visalia-Porterville, CA

2.1

Yuba City, CA

-0.4

Boulder, CO

1.4

Colorado Springs, CO

3.3

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

1.9

Fort Collins, CO

1.3

Grand Junction, CO

2.2

Greeley, CO

2.2

Pueblo, CO

0.5

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT NECTA

1.2

Danbury, CT NECTA

0.8

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT NECTA

0.3

New Haven, CT NECTA

2.3

Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI NECTA

-0.6

Waterbury, CT NECTA

-0.1

Dover, DE

2.5

Salisbury, MD-DE

0.1

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

1.0

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

4.0

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

2.0

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

1.7

Gainesville, FL

1.1

Homosassa Springs, FL

1.5

Jacksonville, FL

2.2

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL

1.7

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

2.0

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

3.3

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

0.3

Ocala, FL

3.0

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

4.0

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL

3.3

Panama City, FL

-1.9

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL

0.5

Port St. Lucie, FL

3.6

Punta Gorda, FL

4.0

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

3.4

Sebring, FL

1.2

Tallahassee, FL

3.4

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

1.6

The Villages, FL

3.0

Albany, GA

0.6

Athens-Clarke County, GA

0.9

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

1.5

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC

1.7

Brunswick, GA

2.9

Columbus, GA-AL

-0.3

Dalton, GA

0.9

Gainesville, GA

4.2

Hinesville, GA

1.9

Macon-Bibb County, GA

1.4

Rome, GA

2.9

Savannah, GA

1.1

Valdosta, GA

2.0

Warner Robins, GA

2.0

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

-0.5

Urban Honolulu, HI

0.8

Boise City, ID

2.7

Coeur d'Alene, ID

1.5

Idaho Falls, ID

4.2

Lewiston, ID-WA

1.1

Pocatello, ID

3.9

Twin Falls, ID

0.9

Bloomington, IL

0.3

Carbondale-Marion, IL

2.6

Champaign-Urbana, IL

2.5

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

1.0

Danville, IL

2.6

Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL

1.2

Decatur, IL

0.8

Kankakee, IL

-1.1

Peoria, IL

-0.3

Rockford, IL

0.6

Springfield, IL

1.2

Bloomington, IN

1.8

Columbus, IN

2.6

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

0.2

Evansville, IN-KY

0.7

Fort Wayne, IN

2.5

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN

0.6

Kokomo, IN

2.5

Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN

-3.0

Michigan City-La Porte, IN

-1.7

Muncie, IN

-0.4

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

1.8

Terre Haute, IN

0.6

Ames, IA

1.2

Cedar Rapids, IA

-0.1

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

2.3

Dubuque, IA

0.8

Iowa City, IA

-0.9

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

0.8

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA

-0.1

Lawrence, KS

-1.7

Manhattan, KS

-3.3

Topeka, KS

2.5

Wichita, KS

0.7

Bowling Green, KY

1.4

Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY

1.1

Lexington-Fayette, KY

2.3

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN

1.0

Owensboro, KY

-0.2

Alexandria, LA

-0.2

Baton Rouge, LA

0.4

Hammond, LA

0.7

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

-2.9

Lafayette, LA

0.9

Lake Charles, LA

0.3

Monroe, LA

-0.4

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

1.9

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

-1.8

Bangor, ME NECTA

2.0

Lewiston-Auburn, ME NECTA

1.4

Portland-South Portland, ME NECTA

2.1

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

0.9

California-Lexington Park, MD

0.2

Cumberland, MD-WV

0.8

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

1.2

Barnstable Town, MA NECTA

0.0

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH NECTA

1.4

Leominster-Gardner, MA NECTA

1.5

New Bedford, MA NECTA

1.4

Pittsfield, MA NECTA

1.4

Springfield, MA-CT NECTA

2.7

Worcester, MA-CT NECTA

0.2

Ann Arbor, MI

0.4

Battle Creek, MI

0.0

Bay City, MI

-2.0

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

-0.3

Flint, MI

1.4

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

0.6

Jackson, MI

1.0

Kalamazoo-Portage, MI

0.1

Lansing-East Lansing, MI

0.7

Midland, MI

-0.5

Monroe, MI

-0.2

Muskegon, MI

0.8

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

0.8

Saginaw, MI

0.2

Duluth, MN-WI

0.9

Mankato-North Mankato, MN

1.6

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

0.0

Rochester, MN

0.6

St. Cloud, MN

1.1

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

1.8

Hattiesburg, MS

3.4

Jackson, MS

1.9

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL

1.6

Columbia, MO

0.3

Jefferson City, MO

0.1

Joplin, MO

1.1

Kansas City, MO-KS

1.8

St. Joseph, MO-KS

0.8

St. Louis, MO-IL

1.9

Springfield, MO

1.5

Billings, MT

0.0

Great Falls, MT

0.8

Missoula, MT

2.8

Grand Island, NE

0.2

Lincoln, NE

0.2

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

2.5

Carson City, NV

3.6

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

2.0

Reno, NV

5.5

Dover-Durham, NH-ME NECTA

1.3

Manchester, NH NECTA

1.1

Portsmouth, NH-ME NECTA

1.5

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

0.8

Ocean City, NJ

7.0

Trenton, NJ

2.1

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

3.2

Albuquerque, NM

0.6

Farmington, NM

0.9

Las Cruces, NM

0.7

Santa Fe, NM

-0.5

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

-0.2

Binghamton, NY

0.7

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY

0.7

Elmira, NY

0.5

Glens Falls, NY

-1.3

Ithaca, NY

3.7

Kingston, NY

2.2

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

1.4

Rochester, NY

0.5

Syracuse, NY

1.3

Utica-Rome, NY

-0.3

Watertown-Fort Drum, NY

0.5

Asheville, NC

4.3

Burlington, NC

2.6

Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC

2.3

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

0.1

Fayetteville, NC

1.3

Goldsboro, NC

0.5

Greensboro-High Point, NC

0.2

Greenville, NC

0.4

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

0.1

Jacksonville, NC

0.2

New Bern, NC

0.4

Raleigh, NC

1.7

Rocky Mount, NC

-0.9

Wilmington, NC

1.5

Winston-Salem, NC

2.9

Bismarck, ND

0.7

Fargo, ND-MN

0.5

Grand Forks, ND-MN

0.2

Akron, OH

0.3

Canton-Massillon, OH

0.5

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN

2.5

Cleveland-Elyria, OH

1.2

Columbus, OH

0.8

Dayton, OH

-0.1

Lima, OH

0.9

Mansfield, OH

1.5

Springfield, OH

1.2

Toledo, OH

0.2

Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH

-1.7

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA

-1.2

Enid, OK

0.0

Lawton, OK

1.8

Oklahoma City, OK

1.2

Tulsa, OK

-0.9

Albany, OR

1.8

Bend-Redmond, OR

2.7

Corvallis, OR

0.2

Eugene, OR

0.4

Grants Pass, OR

2.2

Medford, OR

2.5

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

2.1

Salem, OR

1.7

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

1.7

Altoona, PA

1.0

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

2.1

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA

1.5

East Stroudsburg, PA

0.8

Erie, PA

1.0

Gettysburg, PA

0.6

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA

0.1

Johnstown, PA

1.1

Lancaster, PA

0.6

Lebanon, PA

1.9

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD

1.4

Pittsburgh, PA

0.5

Reading, PA

1.7

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA

0.1

State College, PA

0.0

Williamsport, PA

0.4

York-Hanover, PA

0.1

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA NECTA

1.4

Charleston-North Charleston, SC

1.6

Columbia, SC

0.2

Florence, SC

1.9

Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC

1.7

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

3.9

Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC

2.3

Spartanburg, SC

2.7

Sumter, SC

0.2

Rapid City, SD

0.1

Sioux Falls, SD

3.5

Chattanooga, TN-GA

1.1

Clarksville, TN-KY

2.2

Cleveland, TN

0.0

Jackson, TN

1.7

Johnson City, TN

0.8

Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA

1.9

Knoxville, TN

1.8

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

1.4

Morristown, TN

1.1

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

1.9

Abilene, TX

0.3

Amarillo, TX

0.8

Austin-Round Rock, TX

2.1

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

0.8

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

0.1

College Station-Bryan, TX

0.7

Corpus Christi, TX

0.8

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

3.1

El Paso, TX

1.0

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

2.7

Killeen-Temple, TX

2.4

Laredo, TX

0.5

Longview, TX

-0.6

Lubbock, TX

1.1

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

2.2

Midland, TX

0.8

Odessa, TX

2.5

San Angelo, TX

0.8

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

2.1

Sherman-Denison, TX

1.0

Texarkana, TX-AR

1.5

Tyler, TX

0.8

Victoria, TX

0.0

Waco, TX

1.0

Wichita Falls, TX

0.8

Logan, UT-ID

3.7

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

4.6

Provo-Orem, UT

2.9

St. George, UT

4.1

Salt Lake City, UT

2.0

Burlington-South Burlington, VT NECTA

0.9

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

0.5

Charlottesville, VA

1.8

Harrisonburg, VA

1.7

Lynchburg, VA

1.0

Richmond, VA

0.6

Roanoke, VA

1.3

Staunton-Waynesboro, VA

2.0

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

0.3

Winchester, VA-WV

3.6

Bellingham, WA

1.4

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

2.5

Kennewick-Richland, WA

3.6

Longview, WA

-0.2

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA

1.5

Olympia-Tumwater, WA

1.8

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

3.1

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA

2.1

Walla Walla, WA

1.1

Wenatchee, WA

1.7

Yakima, WA

0.7

Beckley, WV

0.2

Charleston, WV

-0.3

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

-0.5

Morgantown, WV

-2.0

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV

0.0

Wheeling, WV-OH

1.6

Appleton, WI

-0.2

Eau Claire, WI

0.1

Fond du Lac, WI

-1.0

Green Bay, WI

1.0

Janesville-Beloit, WI

1.3

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN

1.4

Madison, WI

0.0

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

0.5

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

0.7

Racine, WI

-0.1

Sheboygan, WI

1.7

Wausau, WI

1.9

Casper, WY

2.6

Cheyenne, WY

1.3

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

1.4

Arecibo, PR

3.0

Guayama, PR

0.7

Mayaguez, PR

3.5

Ponce, PR

0.2

San German, PR

5.7

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

0.9