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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, May 2020 to May 2021, not seasonally adjusted
Metropolitan area Percent change

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

8.2

Auburn-Opelika, AL

11.9

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

6.6

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

11.4

Decatur, AL

4.2

Dothan, AL

4.5

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

7.5

Gadsden, AL

9.0

Huntsville, AL

8.3

Mobile, AL

5.0

Montgomery, AL

4.8

Tuscaloosa, AL

9.0

Anchorage, AK

6.1

Fairbanks, AK

4.7

Flagstaff, AZ

8.8

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

5.2

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

6.5

Prescott, AZ

8.9

Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ

5.1

Tucson, AZ

5.2

Yuma, AZ

4.8

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

8.4

Fort Smith, AR-OK

5.5

Hot Springs, AR

9.3

Jonesboro, AR

6.0

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR

4.8

Pine Bluff, AR

3.9

Bakersfield, CA

5.3

Chico, CA

5.8

El Centro, CA

5.8

Fresno, CA

5.9

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

4.0

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

8.6

Madera, CA

6.6

Merced, CA

6.7

Modesto, CA

7.6

Napa, CA

15.6

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA

8.0

Redding, CA

6.7

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

9.7

Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA

7.5

Salinas, CA

10.2

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

9.3

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

6.1

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

5.4

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA

8.6

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

6.5

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

8.6

Santa Rosa, CA

8.3

Stockton-Lodi, CA

8.4

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

6.3

Visalia-Porterville, CA

4.1

Yuba City, CA

2.2

Boulder, CO

4.3

Colorado Springs, CO

9.7

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

8.0

Fort Collins, CO

8.0

Grand Junction, CO

6.6

Greeley, CO

2.8

Pueblo, CO

3.8

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT NECTA

11.0

Danbury, CT NECTA

13.2

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT NECTA

8.0

New Haven, CT NECTA

11.5

Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI NECTA

17.8

Waterbury, CT NECTA

13.1

Dover, DE

9.0

Salisbury, MD-DE

19.9

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

6.9

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

5.9

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

7.1

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

7.0

Gainesville, FL

6.1

Homosassa Springs, FL

6.5

Jacksonville, FL

7.4

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL

7.0

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

8.1

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

10.4

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

8.4

Ocala, FL

5.5

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

10.1

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL

6.6

Panama City, FL

7.1

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL

5.4

Port St. Lucie, FL

7.6

Punta Gorda, FL

5.6

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

6.4

Sebring, FL

5.4

Tallahassee, FL

4.2

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

7.6

The Villages, FL

3.0

Albany, GA

3.1

Athens-Clarke County, GA

5.2

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

7.3

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC

6.0

Brunswick, GA

10.7

Columbus, GA-AL

3.8

Dalton, GA

5.7

Gainesville, GA

5.7

Hinesville, GA

3.0

Macon-Bibb County, GA

6.2

Rome, GA

6.8

Savannah, GA

11.2

Valdosta, GA

5.9

Warner Robins, GA

6.0

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

17.9

Urban Honolulu, HI

10.4

Boise City, ID

8.9

Coeur d'Alene, ID

10.2

Idaho Falls, ID

9.5

Lewiston, ID-WA

7.1

Pocatello, ID

9.0

Twin Falls, ID

5.4

Bloomington, IL

5.3

Carbondale-Marion, IL

6.3

Champaign-Urbana, IL

7.8

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

7.3

Danville, IL

6.4

Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL

8.3

Decatur, IL

6.2

Kankakee, IL

2.4

Peoria, IL

7.3

Rockford, IL

4.6

Springfield, IL

9.0

Bloomington, IN

3.4

Columbus, IN

12.9

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

12.9

Evansville, IN-KY

6.8

Fort Wayne, IN

11.7

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN

7.8

Kokomo, IN

2.5

Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN

10.7

Michigan City-La Porte, IN

8.8

Muncie, IN

8.4

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

7.6

Terre Haute, IN

1.8

Ames, IA

5.9

Cedar Rapids, IA

4.7

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

9.1

Dubuque, IA

9.1

Iowa City, IA

3.9

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

6.8

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA

6.2

Lawrence, KS

2.5

Manhattan, KS

-0.3

Topeka, KS

4.6

Wichita, KS

5.7

Bowling Green, KY

15.4

Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY

9.4

Lexington-Fayette, KY

9.6

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN

11.0

Owensboro, KY

7.6

Alexandria, LA

4.9

Baton Rouge, LA

6.5

Hammond, LA

8.5

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

5.1

Lafayette, LA

4.2

Lake Charles, LA

-0.2

Monroe, LA

5.5

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

6.5

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

6.0

Bangor, ME NECTA

8.1

Lewiston-Auburn, ME NECTA

5.4

Portland-South Portland, ME NECTA

10.6

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

9.1

California-Lexington Park, MD

6.8

Cumberland, MD-WV

10.7

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

7.0

Barnstable Town, MA NECTA

21.6

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH NECTA

10.6

Leominster-Gardner, MA NECTA

10.3

New Bedford, MA NECTA

17.0

Pittsfield, MA NECTA

11.1

Springfield, MA-CT NECTA

10.2

Worcester, MA-CT NECTA

8.5

Ann Arbor, MI

6.4

Battle Creek, MI

14.5

Bay City, MI

10.8

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

20.1

Flint, MI

23.0

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

15.5

Jackson, MI

14.3

Kalamazoo-Portage, MI

9.1

Lansing-East Lansing, MI

9.7

Midland, MI

10.8

Monroe, MI

12.4

Muskegon, MI

15.8

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

18.4

Saginaw, MI

18.7

Duluth, MN-WI

11.2

Mankato-North Mankato, MN

8.1

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

8.4

Rochester, MN

7.1

St. Cloud, MN

7.4

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

12.3

Hattiesburg, MS

8.9

Jackson, MS

6.7

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL

5.7

Columbia, MO

7.9

Jefferson City, MO

4.6

Joplin, MO

7.2

Kansas City, MO-KS

8.1

St. Joseph, MO-KS

3.2

St. Louis, MO-IL

7.6

Springfield, MO

7.9

Billings, MT

4.7

Great Falls, MT

5.1

Missoula, MT

6.2

Grand Island, NE

7.9

Lincoln, NE

6.4

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

6.0

Carson City, NV

7.8

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

21.4

Reno, NV

15.3

Dover-Durham, NH-ME NECTA

12.1

Manchester, NH NECTA

7.6

Portsmouth, NH-ME NECTA

15.2

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

40.5

Ocean City, NJ

41.1

Trenton, NJ

6.1

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

8.0

Albuquerque, NM

7.9

Farmington, NM

4.1

Las Cruces, NM

5.3

Santa Fe, NM

6.5

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

9.6

Binghamton, NY

9.0

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY

17.4

Elmira, NY

9.6

Glens Falls, NY

17.4

Ithaca, NY

7.7

Kingston, NY

11.9

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

10.7

Rochester, NY

12.2

Syracuse, NY

9.7

Utica-Rome, NY

9.4

Watertown-Fort Drum, NY

12.6

Asheville, NC

10.8

Burlington, NC

9.5

Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC

8.1

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

6.0

Fayetteville, NC

6.7

Goldsboro, NC

1.8

Greensboro-High Point, NC

6.9

Greenville, NC

9.3

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

9.8

Jacksonville, NC

7.8

New Bern, NC

5.5

Raleigh, NC

9.8

Rocky Mount, NC

6.5

Wilmington, NC

11.3

Winston-Salem, NC

8.8

Bismarck, ND

6.9

Fargo, ND-MN

8.4

Grand Forks, ND-MN

5.9

Akron, OH

8.2

Canton-Massillon, OH

7.4

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN

9.3

Cleveland-Elyria, OH

6.2

Columbus, OH

7.0

Dayton, OH

7.4

Lima, OH

10.6

Mansfield, OH

12.2

Springfield, OH

8.2

Toledo, OH

14.4

Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH

7.8

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA

7.9

Enid, OK

-0.4

Lawton, OK

4.8

Oklahoma City, OK

5.8

Tulsa, OK

3.5

Albany, OR

8.2

Bend-Redmond, OR

11.9

Corvallis, OR

7.4

Eugene, OR

7.4

Grants Pass, OR

9.5

Medford, OR

8.7

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

8.6

Salem, OR

8.9

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

12.8

Altoona, PA

9.2

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

10.8

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA

7.7

East Stroudsburg, PA

19.4

Erie, PA

9.4

Gettysburg, PA

20.3

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA

9.7

Johnstown, PA

6.5

Lancaster, PA

10.4

Lebanon, PA

9.1

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

10.4

Pittsburgh, PA

10.4

Reading, PA

8.5

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA

9.6

State College, PA

2.2

Williamsport, PA

9.1

York-Hanover, PA

12.5

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA NECTA

13.4

Charleston-North Charleston, SC

9.3

Columbia, SC

5.1

Florence, SC

4.7

Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC

8.4

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

12.9

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

14.2

Spartanburg, SC

9.1

Sumter, SC

8.1

Rapid City, SD

8.0

Sioux Falls, SD

6.5

Chattanooga, TN-GA

7.3

Clarksville, TN-KY

10.6

Cleveland, TN

-2.2

Jackson, TN

6.7

Johnson City, TN

6.4

Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA

6.9

Knoxville, TN

6.0

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

6.8

Morristown, TN

6.1

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

10.4

Abilene, TX

5.8

Amarillo, TX

4.9

Austin-Round Rock, TX

9.6

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

7.3

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

3.8

College Station-Bryan, TX

4.4

Corpus Christi, TX

4.2

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

7.4

El Paso, TX

6.5

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

4.8

Killeen-Temple, TX

5.1

Laredo, TX

4.0

Longview, TX

3.4

Lubbock, TX

5.9

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

4.1

Midland, TX

3.1

Odessa, TX

-1.9

San Angelo, TX

4.6

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

8.5

Sherman-Denison, TX

5.0

Texarkana, TX-AR

5.9

Tyler, TX

7.0

Victoria, TX

4.3

Waco, TX

5.4

Wichita Falls, TX

3.6

Logan, UT-ID

4.2

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

9.6

Provo-Orem, UT

8.9

St. George, UT

12.1

Salt Lake City, UT

7.1

Burlington-South Burlington, VT NECTA

10.3

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

7.6

Charlottesville, VA

5.3

Harrisonburg, VA

9.7

Lynchburg, VA

3.9

Richmond, VA

4.2

Roanoke, VA

8.3

Staunton-Waynesboro, VA

8.3

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

7.1

Winchester, VA-WV

9.1

Bellingham, WA

9.8

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

5.1

Kennewick-Richland, WA

9.2

Longview, WA

8.0

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA

10.8

Olympia-Tumwater, WA

9.7

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

7.3

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA

9.2

Walla Walla, WA

9.5

Wenatchee, WA

11.7

Yakima, WA

9.0

Beckley, WV

8.5

Charleston, WV

6.2

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

9.3

Morgantown, WV

11.1

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV

7.3

Wheeling, WV-OH

9.1

Appleton, WI

8.6

Eau Claire, WI

9.6

Fond du Lac, WI

12.1

Green Bay, WI

8.2

Janesville-Beloit, WI

9.3

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN

9.5

Madison, WI

7.3

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

7.2

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

7.9

Racine, WI

5.3

Sheboygan, WI

10.4

Wausau, WI

5.0

Casper, WY

4.2

Cheyenne, WY

4.9

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

9.9

Arecibo, PR

14.9

Guayama, PR

8.4

Mayaguez, PR

8.3

Ponce, PR

12.6

San German, PR

17.0

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

9.4