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Unemployment Rate Over-the-Year Change in Metropolitan Areas


Unemployment Rate Over-the-Year Change in Metropolitan Areas
Annual Average Rankings
Rank Metropolitan Area 2002
Rate
2003
Rate
Change
1 Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 6.7 -1.0
2 Rocky Mount, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.0 8.2 -0.8
3 Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 4.9 -0.7
3 Longview, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.7 10.0 -0.7
3 Pocatello, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 5.1 -0.7
6 Coeur d'Alene, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 6.4 -0.6
6 Fort Walton Beach-Crestview-Destin, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.3 3.7 -0.6
6 Wilmington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 6.0 -0.6
9 Altoona, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 5.4 -0.5
9 Fayetteville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 6.4 -0.5
9 Gulfport-Biloxi, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 5.0 -0.5
9 Hinesville-Fort Stewart, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 4.8 -0.5
9 Las Vegas-Paradise, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 5.4 -0.5
9 Lynchburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 4.9 -0.5
9 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 5.7 -0.5
9 Ocala, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 5.4 -0.5
9 Orlando-Kissimmee, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 5.1 -0.5
9 Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.7 5.2 -0.5
9 Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.7 5.2 -0.5
9 Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 4.8 -0.5
9 Port St. Lucie, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 6.1 -0.5
22 Asheville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 4.9 -0.4
22 Hattiesburg, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 5.1 -0.4
22 Pascagoula, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 6.8 -0.4
22 Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 5.2 -0.4
22 Provo-Orem, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 5.4 -0.4
22 Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 6.8 -0.4
22 Tucson, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.7 5.3 -0.4
29 Albany, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 5.0 -0.3
29 Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.9 4.6 -0.3
29 Bradenton-Sarasota-Venice, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.9 4.6 -0.3
29 Decatur, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.0 7.7 -0.3
29 Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 5.2 -0.3
29 Gainesville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.0 3.7 -0.3
29 Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 5.5 -0.3
29 Madera-Chowchilla, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.6 10.3 -0.3
29 Palm Coast, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 5.6 -0.3
29 Raleigh-Cary, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.7 5.4 -0.3
29 Reno-Sparks, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.9 4.6 -0.3
29 Tallahassee, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.5 4.2 -0.3
29 Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 5.3 -0.3
29 Valdosta, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.8 3.5 -0.3
43 Athens-Clarke County, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.8 3.6 -0.2
43 Billings, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.6 3.4 -0.2
43 Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.8 4.6 -0.2
43 Charleston, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.7 5.5 -0.2
43 Cumberland, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 6.1 -0.2
43 Dalton, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.3 4.1 -0.2
43 Elizabethtown, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 5.6 -0.2
43 Goldsboro, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 6.2 -0.2
43 Grand Forks, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.1 3.9 -0.2
43 Great Falls, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.3 4.1 -0.2
43 Honolulu, HI Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.9 3.7 -0.2
43 Idaho Falls, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.7 3.5 -0.2
43 Jackson, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 5.1 -0.2
43 Jacksonville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 5.1 -0.2
43 Johnson City, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 5.7 -0.2
43 Logan, UT-ID Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.2 4.0 -0.2
43 Macon, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.8 4.6 -0.2
43 Missoula, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.9 3.7 -0.2
43 Naples-Marco Island, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.1 4.9 -0.2
43 Prescott, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 5.1 -0.2
43 Punta Gorda, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 5.4 -0.2
43 Rochester-Dover, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA 4.6 4.4 -0.2
43 Rome, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.8 4.6 -0.2
43 Williamsport, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 6.0 -0.2
67 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.9 4.8 -0.1
67 Bellingham, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 6.8 -0.1
67 Boise City-Nampa, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.1 5.0 -0.1
67 Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 5.4 -0.1
67 Erie, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 6.6 -0.1
67 Gainesville, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.1 4.0 -0.1
67 Greenville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 6.5 -0.1
67 Harrisonburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.5 3.4 -0.1
67 Ithaca, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.1 4.0 -0.1
67 Johnstown, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 7.0 -0.1
67 McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.5 10.4 -0.1
67 Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.3 8.2 -0.1
67 Portsmouth, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA 4.2 4.1 -0.1
67 Salt Lake City, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 5.8 -0.1
67 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 5.1 -0.1
67 Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 6.2 -0.1
67 Spokane, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 7.6 -0.1
67 Trenton-Ewing, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 5.2 -0.1
67 Warner Robins, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.7 3.6 -0.1
67 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.0 3.9 -0.1
67 Wenatchee-East Wenatchee, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.3 8.2 -0.1
67 Wheeling, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 6.2 -0.1
89 Anniston-Oxford, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 5.4 0.0
89 Auburn-Opelika, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.2 4.2 0.0
89 Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.0 5.0 0.0
89 Baltimore-Towson, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.8 4.8 0.0
89 Bend, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.8 7.8 0.0
89 Binghamton, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 5.8 0.0
89 Bismarck, ND Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.2 3.2 0.0
89 Bloomington, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.8 4.8 0.0
89 Boulder, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 5.8 0.0
89 Bremerton-Silverdale, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 6.7 0.0
89 Brunswick, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.2 4.2 0.0
89 Burlington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 7.2 0.0
89 Carson City, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 5.8 0.0
89 Chattanooga, TN-GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.4 4.4 0.0
89 Columbus, GA-AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 5.4 0.0
89 Columbus, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.8 4.8 0.0
89 Elkhart-Goshen, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.7 4.7 0.0
89 Elmira, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 6.5 0.0
89 Greensboro-High Point, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 6.5 0.0
89 Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.8 4.8 0.0
89 Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.6 4.6 0.0
89 Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.0 8.0 0.0
89 Jackson, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 6.0 0.0
89 Jacksonville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 6.5 0.0
89 Jefferson City, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.2 4.2 0.0
89 Lawrence, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.9 3.9 0.0
89 Manchester, NH Metropolitan NECTA 4.3 4.3 0.0
89 Manhattan, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.2 4.2 0.0
89 Michigan City-La Porte, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 6.8 0.0
89 Morgantown, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.8 4.8 0.0
89 Morristown, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 6.4 0.0
89 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 5.4 0.0
89 Odessa, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 6.6 0.0
89 Olympia, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 6.5 0.0
89 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 5.8 0.0
89 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 5.4 0.0
89 Roanoke, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.2 4.2 0.0
89 Salisbury, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 5.2 0.0
89 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 5.2 0.0
89 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.4 8.4 0.0
89 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.7 4.7 0.0
89 Springfield, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.6 4.6 0.0
89 St. Joseph, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 5.8 0.0
89 Winchester, VA-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.8 3.8 0.0
89 Winston-Salem, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.7 5.7 0.0
89 Yakima, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.6 9.6 0.0
89 Yuma, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 16.8 16.8 0.0
136 Austin-Round Rock, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 6.0 0.1
136 Birmingham-Hoover, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.6 4.7 0.1
136 Cape Girardeau-Jackson, MO-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.7 4.8 0.1
136 Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 6.8 0.1
136 Clarksville, TN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 5.7 0.1
136 Columbia, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.4 3.5 0.1
136 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 6.6 0.1
136 Danville, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 7.7 0.1
136 Decatur, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 6.0 0.1
136 Dothan, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.5 4.6 0.1
136 Eau Claire, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 5.3 0.1
136 Gadsden, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 5.9 0.1
136 Glens Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.8 4.9 0.1
136 Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 6.1 0.1
136 Huntsville, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.3 4.4 0.1
136 Janesville, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 6.2 0.1
136 Lafayette, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.8 4.9 0.1
136 Laredo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 7.4 0.1
136 Lebanon, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.2 4.3 0.1
136 Lewiston, ID-WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 5.9 0.1
136 Longview, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 6.9 0.1
136 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 6.4 0.1
136 Midland, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.8 4.9 0.1
136 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 6.6 0.1
136 Ocean City, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.0 8.1 0.1
136 Reading, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 6.0 0.1
136 Richmond, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.1 4.2 0.1
136 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 6.4 0.1
136 Rochester, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 5.6 0.1
136 Salinas, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.9 9.0 0.1
136 Savannah, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.0 4.1 0.1
136 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 6.8 0.1
136 South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 5.3 0.1
136 State College, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.3 4.4 0.1
136 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.1 4.2 0.1
136 Wichita Falls, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.7 5.8 0.1
136 York-Hanover, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.8 4.9 0.1
173 Abilene, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.1 5.3 0.2
173 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.2 4.4 0.2
173 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 5.7 0.2
173 Amarillo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.6 4.8 0.2
173 Anderson, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 6.0 0.2
173 Appleton, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 5.5 0.2
173 Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 6.2 0.2
173 Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord, NC-SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 6.3 0.2
173 Charlottesville, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.4 3.6 0.2
173 Chico, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 7.6 0.2
173 Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.1 5.3 0.2
173 Colorado Springs, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 6.3 0.2
173 Dubuque, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.0 4.2 0.2
173 Fargo, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 2.9 3.1 0.2
173 Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.6 4.8 0.2
173 Indianapolis-Carmel, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.6 4.8 0.2
173 Joplin, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 5.5 0.2
173 Kingston, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.4 4.6 0.2
173 Lancaster, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.9 4.1 0.2
173 Lawton, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.2 4.4 0.2
173 Medford, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 7.7 0.2
173 Modesto, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.7 9.9 0.2
173 Ogden-Clearfield, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 5.7 0.2
173 Pittsburgh, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.7 5.9 0.2
173 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.3 4.5 0.2
173 Rapid City, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.1 3.3 0.2
173 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 6.4 0.2
173 Springfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 7.2 0.2
173 St. George, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 5.4 0.2
173 Sumter, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 7.5 0.2
173 Terre Haute, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 6.1 0.2
173 Tuscaloosa, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.6 4.8 0.2
173 Utica-Rome, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 5.5 0.2
173 Victoria, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 6.1 0.2
173 Wausau, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.7 4.9 0.2
208 Akron, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 6.1 0.3
208 Ames, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 2.5 2.8 0.3
208 Bloomington-Normal, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.8 4.1 0.3
208 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 5.9 0.3
208 Casper, WY Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.2 4.5 0.3
208 Champaign-Urbana, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.3 4.6 0.3
208 Cheyenne, WY Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.3 4.6 0.3
208 Cleveland, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.1 5.4 0.3
208 Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.0 5.3 0.3
208 Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 5.5 0.3
208 Dover, DE Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.9 4.2 0.3
208 Evansville, IN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.5 4.8 0.3
208 Flagstaff, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 5.7 0.3
208 Fresno, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.5 11.8 0.3
208 Hanford-Corcoran, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.7 12.0 0.3
208 Iowa City, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 2.8 3.1 0.3
208 Jonesboro, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 5.9 0.3
208 Knoxville, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.0 4.3 0.3
208 La Crosse, WI-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.4 4.7 0.3
208 Las Cruces, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 6.6 0.3
208 Lima, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 6.7 0.3
208 Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.8 5.1 0.3
208 Madison, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.6 3.9 0.3
208 Mankato-North Mankato, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.6 3.9 0.3
208 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 6.1 0.3
208 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.4 4.7 0.3
208 Montgomery, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.8 5.1 0.3
208 Napa, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.6 4.9 0.3
208 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.4 4.7 0.3
208 Pine Bluff, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 7.7 0.3
208 Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, ME Metropolitan NECTA 3.3 3.6 0.3
208 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, RI-MA Metropolitan NECTA 5.3 5.6 0.3
208 Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 5.8 0.3
208 San Angelo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.8 5.1 0.3
208 Sheboygan, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.8 5.1 0.3
208 Shreveport-Bossier City, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 6.8 0.3
208 Sioux Falls, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area 2.8 3.1 0.3
208 St. Cloud, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.6 4.9 0.3
208 Stockton, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.9 9.2 0.3
208 Syracuse, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 5.6 0.3
208 Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 7.9 0.3
208 Visalia-Porterville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.0 12.3 0.3
250 Albuquerque, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.1 5.5 0.4
250 Alexandria, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 6.4 0.4
250 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH Metropolitan NECTA 5.3 5.7 0.4
250 Bowling Green, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 5.7 0.4
250 Burlington-South Burlington, VT Metropolitan NECTA 3.6 4.0 0.4
250 Cedar Rapids, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.4 4.8 0.4
250 Corpus Christi, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 6.7 0.4
250 Dayton, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 6.2 0.4
250 Duluth, MN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 6.2 0.4
250 Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.3 3.7 0.4
250 Fond du Lac, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.9 5.3 0.4
250 Fort Collins-Loveland, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.7 5.1 0.4
250 Fort Wayne, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.9 5.3 0.4
250 Green Bay, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.1 5.5 0.4
250 Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 6.4 0.4
250 Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 5.9 0.4
250 Lexington-Fayette, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.5 4.9 0.4
250 Louisville-Jefferson County, KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 5.8 0.4
250 Mobile, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 6.3 0.4
250 Muncie, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 6.3 0.4
250 Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.9 4.3 0.4
250 Oshkosh-Neenah, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.9 5.3 0.4
250 Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 6.2 0.4
250 Peoria, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.7 6.1 0.4
250 Pueblo, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 7.5 0.4
250 Redding, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 7.6 0.4
250 Rochester, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.9 4.3 0.4
250 San Antonio, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.7 6.1 0.4
250 Sandusky, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.7 6.1 0.4
250 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 7.8 0.4
250 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.1 5.5 0.4
250 Sherman-Denison, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 7.1 0.4
250 St. Louis, MO-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 5.8 0.4
250 Tyler, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 6.0 0.4
250 Waco, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.7 6.1 0.4
250 Yuba City, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.6 11.0 0.4
286 Anchorage, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 6.6 0.5
286 Ann Arbor, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.6 4.1 0.5
286 Bakersfield, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.8 10.3 0.5
286 Bangor, ME Metropolitan NECTA 4.1 4.6 0.5
286 Baton Rouge, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.7 6.2 0.5
286 Brownsville-Harlingen, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.0 9.5 0.5
286 College Station-Bryan, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.5 5.0 0.5
286 Corvallis, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 5.8 0.5
286 Danville, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 8.1 0.5
286 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 6.4 0.5
286 Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.5 4.0 0.5
286 Fairbanks, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 6.9 0.5
286 Fort Smith, AR-OK Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.0 5.5 0.5
286 Holland-Grand Haven, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 5.9 0.5
286 Kansas City, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 6.0 0.5
286 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 7.3 0.5
286 Lafayette, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.4 4.9 0.5
286 Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner, MA Metropolitan NECTA 6.5 7.0 0.5
286 Lincoln, NE Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.2 3.7 0.5
286 Lubbock, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.4 4.9 0.5
286 Mansfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 7.2 0.5
286 Merced, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.0 11.5 0.5
286 Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 5.7 0.5
286 Pittsfield, MA Metropolitan NECTA 4.6 5.1 0.5
286 Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton, OR-WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.8 8.3 0.5
286 Santa Fe, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.9 4.4 0.5
286 Spartanburg, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 7.2 0.5
286 Texarkana, TX-Texarkana, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 6.1 0.5
286 Vallejo-Fairfield, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 6.3 0.5
286 Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 6.7 0.5
286 Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 7.2 0.5
317 Barnstable Town, MA Metropolitan NECTA 4.5 5.1 0.6
317 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 6.0 0.6
317 El Centro, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 15.0 15.6 0.6
317 El Paso, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.2 8.8 0.6
317 Farmington, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 6.8 0.6
317 Grand Junction, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.0 5.6 0.6
317 Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 6.0 0.6
317 Hot Springs, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.7 6.3 0.6
317 Kankakee-Bradley, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 7.3 0.6
317 Lewiston-Auburn, ME Metropolitan NECTA 4.4 5.0 0.6
317 Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 5.9 0.6
317 Owensboro, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.7 6.3 0.6
317 Racine, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 7.0 0.6
317 Sioux City, IA-NE-SD Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.9 4.5 0.6
317 Toledo, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 7.1 0.6
317 Topeka, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.7 5.3 0.6
317 Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.8 4.4 0.6
317 Worcester, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA 5.4 6.0 0.6
335 Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.6 5.3 0.7
335 Columbia, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.8 5.5 0.7
335 Greeley, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 5.9 0.7
335 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 6.7 0.7
335 Lake Charles, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 6.2 0.7
335 Oklahoma City, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.5 5.2 0.7
335 Rockford, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 8.1 0.7
335 Salem, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 7.8 0.7
335 Springfield, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.7 5.4 0.7
344 Anderson, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 7.1 0.8
344 Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 8.7 0.8
344 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT Metropolitan NECTA 4.3 5.1 0.8
344 Danbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA 3.4 4.2 0.8
344 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 7.2 0.8
344 Kalamazoo-Portage, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.0 5.8 0.8
344 Monroe, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 6.0 0.8
344 New Bedford, MA Metropolitan NECTA 6.9 7.7 0.8
344 Norwich-New London, CT-RI Metropolitan NECTA 4.0 4.8 0.8
344 Wichita, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 6.7 0.8
354 Bay City, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 7.5 0.9
354 Canton-Massillon, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 6.8 0.9
354 Eugene-Springfield, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 8.0 0.9
354 Kokomo, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.7 6.6 0.9
354 Lansing-East Lansing, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.4 5.3 0.9
354 Monroe, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 6.1 0.9
354 Springfield, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA 5.1 6.0 0.9
361 Flint, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 8.3 1.0
362 Battle Creek, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 7.1 1.1
362 New Haven, CT Metropolitan NECTA 4.3 5.4 1.1
362 Niles-Benton Harbor, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 7.3 1.1
362 Tulsa, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.0 6.1 1.1
366 Florence, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 7.9 1.2
366 Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 7.3 1.2
366 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT Metropolitan NECTA 4.5 5.7 1.2
366 Muskegon-Norton Shores, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.8 9.0 1.2
366 Waterbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA 6.0 7.2 1.2
371 Jackson, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 8.0 1.4
372 Saginaw-Saginaw Township North, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 8.9 1.8

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. Areas in the six New England states are Metropolitan New England City and Town Areas (NECTAs), while areas in other states are county-based.

 

Last Modified Date: March 19, 2009