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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, October 2018 to October 2019, not seasonally adjusted
Metropolitan area Percent change

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

1.5

Auburn-Opelika, AL

2.7

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

1.6

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

3.9

Decatur, AL

1.6

Dothan, AL

0.8

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

1.4

Gadsden, AL

1.3

Huntsville, AL

2.8

Mobile, AL

1.3

Montgomery, AL

2.0

Tuscaloosa, AL

2.3

Anchorage, AK

-0.4

Fairbanks, AK

-1.1

Flagstaff, AZ

1.1

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

2.1

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

2.6

Prescott, AZ

1.4

Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ

3.3

Tucson, AZ

1.7

Yuma, AZ

-0.7

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

4.0

Fort Smith, AR-OK

-0.3

Hot Springs, AR

1.8

Jonesboro, AR

2.5

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR

1.0

Pine Bluff, AR

-1.2

Bakersfield, CA

1.9

Chico, CA

1.3

El Centro, CA

1.0

Fresno, CA

3.0

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

1.2

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

1.3

Madera, CA

2.8

Merced, CA

4.3

Modesto, CA

2.1

Napa, CA

1.2

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA

1.0

Redding, CA

1.6

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

2.1

Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA

1.5

Salinas, CA

3.0

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

2.0

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

2.7

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

2.9

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA

2.1

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

1.3

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

1.7

Santa Rosa, CA

1.0

Stockton-Lodi, CA

-0.1

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

0.4

Visalia-Porterville, CA

2.8

Yuba City, CA

1.8

Boulder, CO

3.1

Colorado Springs, CO

2.2

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

2.0

Fort Collins, CO

3.2

Grand Junction, CO

2.1

Greeley, CO

1.7

Pueblo, CO

0.3

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT NECTA

0.9

Danbury, CT NECTA

0.4

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT NECTA

-0.2

New Haven, CT NECTA

1.0

Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI NECTA

0.1

Waterbury, CT NECTA

0.9

Dover, DE

1.7

Salisbury, MD-DE

-0.2

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

1.6

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

4.3

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

3.4

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

1.2

Gainesville, FL

0.7

Homosassa Springs, FL

1.5

Jacksonville, FL

3.2

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL

0.6

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

1.8

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

3.2

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

1.8

Ocala, FL

2.7

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

3.4

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL

3.1

Panama City, FL

-0.6

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL

0.4

Port St. Lucie, FL

2.3

Punta Gorda, FL

2.4

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

3.9

Sebring, FL

1.6

Tallahassee, FL

3.0

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

2.6

The Villages, FL

2.7

Albany, GA

0.2

Athens-Clarke County, GA

0.8

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

2.1

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC

1.2

Brunswick, GA

1.8

Columbus, GA-AL

-0.2

Dalton, GA

1.2

Gainesville, GA

3.4

Hinesville, GA

1.4

Macon-Bibb County, GA

0.9

Rome, GA

2.4

Savannah, GA

0.8

Valdosta, GA

1.6

Warner Robins, GA

2.4

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

1.7

Urban Honolulu, HI

1.0

Boise City, ID

2.5

Coeur d'Alene, ID

2.4

Idaho Falls, ID

4.2

Lewiston, ID-WA

1.4

Pocatello, ID

2.4

Twin Falls, ID

1.9

Bloomington, IL

0.4

Carbondale-Marion, IL

2.5

Champaign-Urbana, IL

2.8

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

0.7

Danville, IL

0.0

Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL

-0.1

Decatur, IL

1.1

Kankakee, IL

1.5

Peoria, IL

-0.8

Rockford, IL

0.7

Springfield, IL

1.2

Bloomington, IN

0.4

Columbus, IN

1.5

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

0.6

Evansville, IN-KY

-0.1

Fort Wayne, IN

0.0

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN

0.8

Kokomo, IN

1.9

Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN

-2.4

Michigan City-La Porte, IN

0.5

Muncie, IN

1.0

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

0.5

Terre Haute, IN

0.7

Ames, IA

2.3

Cedar Rapids, IA

0.6

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

2.5

Dubuque, IA

0.3

Iowa City, IA

-0.9

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

-0.4

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA

-0.5

Lawrence, KS

0.7

Manhattan, KS

0.0

Topeka, KS

2.9

Wichita, KS

0.9

Bowling Green, KY

0.3

Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY

0.5

Lexington-Fayette, KY

2.6

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN

1.9

Owensboro, KY

0.6

Alexandria, LA

-0.5

Baton Rouge, LA

1.2

Hammond, LA

2.2

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

-2.0

Lafayette, LA

0.7

Lake Charles, LA

0.2

Monroe, LA

-1.1

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

1.6

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

-0.9

Bangor, ME NECTA

0.4

Lewiston-Auburn, ME NECTA

-0.6

Portland-South Portland, ME NECTA

1.3

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

1.6

California-Lexington Park, MD

1.1

Cumberland, MD-WV

0.0

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

1.8

Barnstable Town, MA NECTA

1.3

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH NECTA

1.5

Leominster-Gardner, MA NECTA

1.1

New Bedford, MA NECTA

0.6

Pittsfield, MA NECTA

1.0

Springfield, MA-CT NECTA

1.9

Worcester, MA-CT NECTA

-0.1

Ann Arbor, MI

1.2

Battle Creek, MI

-0.9

Bay City, MI

-3.6

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

-0.6

Flint, MI

-2.7

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

0.3

Jackson, MI

-1.2

Kalamazoo-Portage, MI

0.7

Lansing-East Lansing, MI

-0.7

Midland, MI

-0.8

Monroe, MI

-0.2

Muskegon, MI

2.3

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

1.9

Saginaw, MI

-0.5

Duluth, MN-WI

0.7

Mankato-North Mankato, MN

1.3

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

-0.1

Rochester, MN

1.1

St. Cloud, MN

0.9

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

2.3

Hattiesburg, MS

2.7

Jackson, MS

1.0

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL

1.8

Columbia, MO

0.2

Jefferson City, MO

0.6

Joplin, MO

0.7

Kansas City, MO-KS

1.3

St. Joseph, MO-KS

-0.2

St. Louis, MO-IL

1.7

Springfield, MO

0.8

Billings, MT

0.5

Great Falls, MT

0.6

Missoula, MT

2.5

Grand Island, NE

1.2

Lincoln, NE

0.7

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

3.2

Carson City, NV

3.6

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

1.3

Reno, NV

4.7

Dover-Durham, NH-ME NECTA

0.7

Manchester, NH NECTA

0.5

Portsmouth, NH-ME NECTA

0.8

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

-0.1

Ocean City, NJ

7.1

Trenton, NJ

1.7

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

1.8

Albuquerque, NM

1.0

Farmington, NM

0.4

Las Cruces, NM

1.2

Santa Fe, NM

-0.9

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

-0.1

Binghamton, NY

-0.2

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY

0.4

Elmira, NY

1.1

Glens Falls, NY

0.4

Ithaca, NY

2.7

Kingston, NY

1.2

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

0.9

Rochester, NY

1.0

Syracuse, NY

1.6

Utica-Rome, NY

-0.2

Watertown-Fort Drum, NY

0.7

Asheville, NC

4.0

Burlington, NC

1.4

Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC

2.3

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

1.1

Fayetteville, NC

0.9

Goldsboro, NC

-0.2

Greensboro-High Point, NC

0.8

Greenville, NC

1.4

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

-0.2

Jacksonville, NC

0.6

New Bern, NC

0.9

Raleigh, NC

3.3

Rocky Mount, NC

-0.4

Wilmington, NC

4.7

Winston-Salem, NC

2.8

Bismarck, ND

0.0

Fargo, ND-MN

0.6

Grand Forks, ND-MN

0.2

Akron, OH

-0.7

Canton-Massillon, OH

0.5

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN

2.0

Cleveland-Elyria, OH

0.9

Columbus, OH

0.9

Dayton, OH

1.2

Lima, OH

0.6

Mansfield, OH

0.6

Springfield, OH

0.4

Toledo, OH

-0.2

Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH

-2.0

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA

-1.6

Enid, OK

-0.4

Lawton, OK

0.9

Oklahoma City, OK

1.1

Tulsa, OK

0.4

Albany, OR

3.0

Bend-Redmond, OR

3.2

Corvallis, OR

0.9

Eugene, OR

1.0

Grants Pass, OR

2.5

Medford, OR

3.0

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

1.8

Salem, OR

1.0

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

0.4

Altoona, PA

1.6

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

0.7

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA

1.4

East Stroudsburg, PA

1.4

Erie, PA

-0.2

Gettysburg, PA

0.8

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA

-0.1

Johnstown, PA

0.5

Lancaster, PA

-0.1

Lebanon, PA

2.4

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

1.0

Pittsburgh, PA

-0.2

Reading, PA

1.2

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA

-0.2

State College, PA

1.2

Williamsport, PA

0.6

York-Hanover, PA

0.2

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA NECTA

1.5

Charleston-North Charleston, SC

0.3

Columbia, SC

0.1

Florence, SC

0.9

Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC

1.2

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

5.0

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

5.2

Spartanburg, SC

2.5

Sumter, SC

1.2

Rapid City, SD

1.0

Sioux Falls, SD

3.0

Chattanooga, TN-GA

1.3

Clarksville, TN-KY

2.3

Cleveland, TN

0.2

Jackson, TN

1.1

Johnson City, TN

0.4

Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA

2.1

Knoxville, TN

2.1

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

0.6

Morristown, TN

0.9

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

1.4

Abilene, TX

1.0

Amarillo, TX

0.7

Austin-Round Rock, TX

2.6

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

0.0

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

0.4

College Station-Bryan, TX

1.7

Corpus Christi, TX

1.3

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

2.6

El Paso, TX

1.3

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

2.6

Killeen-Temple, TX

2.7

Laredo, TX

1.8

Longview, TX

-0.5

Lubbock, TX

1.3

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

3.3

Midland, TX

0.3

Odessa, TX

0.2

San Angelo, TX

0.8

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

3.4

Sherman-Denison, TX

1.9

Texarkana, TX-AR

0.3

Tyler, TX

0.8

Victoria, TX

-0.9

Waco, TX

1.5

Wichita Falls, TX

-0.5

Logan, UT-ID

2.8

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

4.3

Provo-Orem, UT

3.3

St. George, UT

3.0

Salt Lake City, UT

2.6

Burlington-South Burlington, VT NECTA

2.0

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

-3.6

Charlottesville, VA

1.3

Harrisonburg, VA

1.7

Lynchburg, VA

0.9

Richmond, VA

0.8

Roanoke, VA

1.3

Staunton-Waynesboro, VA

1.8

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

0.4

Winchester, VA-WV

2.5

Bellingham, WA

0.9

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

2.7

Kennewick-Richland, WA

3.2

Longview, WA

1.0

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA

0.2

Olympia-Tumwater, WA

1.6

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

2.9

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA

2.0

Walla Walla, WA

1.7

Wenatchee, WA

1.5

Yakima, WA

1.2

Beckley, WV

0.2

Charleston, WV

-0.5

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

-0.1

Morgantown, WV

-1.0

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV

0.5

Wheeling, WV-OH

-0.4

Appleton, WI

0.2

Eau Claire, WI

1.3

Fond du Lac, WI

0.0

Green Bay, WI

1.3

Janesville-Beloit, WI

1.9

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN

1.8

Madison, WI

1.2

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

1.3

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

0.9

Racine, WI

0.5

Sheboygan, WI

1.7

Wausau, WI

1.1

Casper, WY

0.8

Cheyenne, WY

1.1

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

0.8

Arecibo, PR

1.8

Guayama, PR

0.0

Mayaguez, PR

2.2

Ponce, PR

-0.1

San German, PR

1.5

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

-0.3