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Local Area Unemployment Statistics
LAU LAU Program Links
Over-the-Year Change in Unemployment Rates for Metropolitan Areas, Annual Averages
Metropolitan area 2013
rate
2014
rate
Over-the-year
Change Rank

United States

7.4 6.2 -1.2  

Decatur, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

11.3 8.5 -2.8 1

Yuma, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

25.5 22.9 -2.6 2

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

10.4 7.9 -2.5 3

Grand Junction, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.7 6.2 -2.5 3

Kankakee, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

10.4 7.9 -2.5 3

Pueblo, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.8 7.3 -2.5 3

Rocky Mount, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

11.3 8.8 -2.5 3

Danville, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

10.6 8.4 -2.2 8

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.6 6.4 -2.2 8

Muskegon, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.9 7.7 -2.2 8

Redding, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

11.8 9.6 -2.2 8

Rockford, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

10.4 8.2 -2.2 8

Elkhart-Goshen, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.2 5.1 -2.1 13

Greeley, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 4.5 -2.1 13

Ocean City, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

14.3 12.2 -2.1 13

Toledo, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.2 6.1 -2.1 13

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.1 7.1 -2.0 17

Dayton, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.9 5.9 -2.0 17

Lima, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.8 5.8 -2.0 17

Mansfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.6 6.6 -2.0 17

Peoria, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.0 7.0 -2.0 17

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.6 6.6 -2.0 17

Yuba City, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

14.1 12.1 -2.0 17

Colorado Springs, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.9 6.0 -1.9 24

East Stroudsburg, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.4 7.5 -1.9 24

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.7 6.8 -1.9 24

Reno, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.5 7.6 -1.9 24

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.9 7.0 -1.9 24

Terre Haute, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.4 7.5 -1.9 24

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.6 6.7 -1.9 24

Bend-Redmond, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.5 7.7 -1.8 31

Canton-Massillon, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.6 5.8 -1.8 31

Carbondale-Marion, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.5 6.7 -1.8 31

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.3 5.5 -1.8 31

Dalton, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

10.0 8.2 -1.8 31

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 4.8 -1.8 31

Flint, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.7 7.9 -1.8 31

Fort Wayne, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.4 5.6 -1.8 31

Greensboro-High Point, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.5 6.7 -1.8 31

Kokomo, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.1 6.3 -1.8 31

New Bedford, MA Metropolitan NECTA

10.5 8.7 -1.8 31

Stockton-Lodi, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

12.3 10.5 -1.8 31

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

11.7 9.9 -1.8 31

Akron, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.6 5.9 -1.7 44

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.8 6.1 -1.7 44

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

10.0 8.3 -1.7 44

Carson City, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area

10.4 8.7 -1.7 44

Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.9 6.2 -1.7 44

Chico, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

10.3 8.6 -1.7 44

Evansville, IN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.0 5.3 -1.7 44

Fort Smith, AR-OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.8 6.1 -1.7 44

Fresno, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

13.3 11.6 -1.7 44

Grants Pass, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

11.1 9.4 -1.7 44

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.4 5.7 -1.7 44

Johnstown, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.7 7.0 -1.7 44

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.7 8.0 -1.7 44

Longview, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.8 8.1 -1.7 44

Merced, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

14.5 12.8 -1.7 44

Michigan City-La Porte, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.3 7.6 -1.7 44

Modesto, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

12.9 11.2 -1.7 44

Morristown, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.1 7.4 -1.7 44

New Bern, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.6 6.9 -1.7 44

Port St. Lucie, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.0 7.3 -1.7 44

Racine, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.3 6.6 -1.7 44

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.8 8.1 -1.7 44

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.6 7.9 -1.7 44

Springfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.5 5.8 -1.7 44

Wausau, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.7 5.0 -1.7 44

Williamsport, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.8 6.1 -1.7 44

Albany, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.7 8.1 -1.6 70

Battle Creek, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.9 6.3 -1.6 70

Burlington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.3 5.7 -1.6 70

Columbus, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 4.4 -1.6 70

Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 4.9 -1.6 70

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.7 8.1 -1.6 70

Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.0 6.4 -1.6 70

Elmira, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.9 6.3 -1.6 70

Fayetteville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.7 8.1 -1.6 70

Greenville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.1 6.5 -1.6 70

Jackson, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.3 6.7 -1.6 70

Janesville-Beloit, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.7 6.1 -1.6 70

Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.7 5.1 -1.6 70

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

10.3 8.7 -1.6 70

Midland, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.7 6.1 -1.6 70

Muncie, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.6 7.0 -1.6 70

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.8 6.2 -1.6 70

Reading, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.1 5.5 -1.6 70

Rome, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.5 7.9 -1.6 70

Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.7 7.1 -1.6 70

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

10.3 8.7 -1.6 70

Sheboygan, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 4.5 -1.6 70

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.1 7.5 -1.6 70

Watertown-Fort Drum, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.2 7.6 -1.6 70

Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.6 8.0 -1.6 70

Wilmington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.8 6.2 -1.6 70

Winston-Salem, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.7 6.1 -1.6 70

Bay City, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.7 7.2 -1.5 97

Champaign-Urbana, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.4 5.9 -1.5 97

Coeur d'Alene, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.3 5.8 -1.5 97

El Paso, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.9 6.4 -1.5 97

Fort Collins, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 4.3 -1.5 97

Hanford-Corcoran, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

13.4 11.9 -1.5 97

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

10.3 8.8 -1.5 97

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA Metropolitan NECTA

9.0 7.5 -1.5 97

Saginaw, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.0 7.5 -1.5 97

Salem, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.7 7.2 -1.5 97

Santa Rosa, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.1 5.6 -1.5 97

Spartanburg, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.0 6.5 -1.5 97

Springfield, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.3 5.8 -1.5 97

Asheville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 5.0 -1.4 110

Boulder, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.1 -1.4 110

Bowling Green, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.3 5.9 -1.4 110

Glens Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.8 6.4 -1.4 110

Goldsboro, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.8 6.4 -1.4 110

Green Bay, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 5.0 -1.4 110

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 4.9 -1.4 110

Kalamazoo-Portage, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.6 6.2 -1.4 110

Kennewick-Richland, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.1 7.7 -1.4 110

Kingston, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.1 5.7 -1.4 110

Lancaster, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 4.6 -1.4 110

Leominster-Gardner, MA Metropolitan NECTA

8.3 6.9 -1.4 110

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.0 7.6 -1.4 110

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.2 5.8 -1.4 110

Madera, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

12.6 11.2 -1.4 110

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.2 5.8 -1.4 110

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.6 7.2 -1.4 110

Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.9 7.5 -1.4 110

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.9 6.5 -1.4 110

Pine Bluff, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.8 8.4 -1.4 110

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.8 6.4 -1.4 110

Sherman-Denison, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 4.9 -1.4 110

Sumter, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.7 7.3 -1.4 110

Syracuse, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.5 6.1 -1.4 110

Trenton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.3 5.9 -1.4 110

Twin Falls, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 4.2 -1.4 110

Waterbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA

9.7 8.3 -1.4 110

Altoona, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.0 5.7 -1.3 137

Appleton, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 4.6 -1.3 137

Bakersfield, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

11.7 10.4 -1.3 137

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.2 5.9 -1.3 137

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.6 6.3 -1.3 137

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.3 6.0 -1.3 137

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.2 6.9 -1.3 137

Gettysburg, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 4.6 -1.3 137

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 5.1 -1.3 137

Hot Springs, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.6 6.3 -1.3 137

Jackson, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.2 6.9 -1.3 137

Lansing-East Lansing, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.2 5.9 -1.3 137

Lewiston-Auburn, ME Metropolitan NECTA

6.7 5.4 -1.3 137

Macon-Bibb County, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.0 7.7 -1.3 137

Medford, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.7 8.4 -1.3 137

Monroe, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.4 6.1 -1.3 137

New Haven, CT Metropolitan NECTA

8.0 6.7 -1.3 137

Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI Metropolitan NECTA

8.5 7.2 -1.3 137

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.9 6.6 -1.3 137

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.3 7.0 -1.3 137

Pocatello, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 4.5 -1.3 137

Prescott, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.7 6.4 -1.3 137

Salinas, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

10.3 9.0 -1.3 137

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 5.2 -1.3 137

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 5.3 -1.3 137

Tyler, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 5.2 -1.3 137

Visalia-Porterville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

14.4 13.1 -1.3 137

Yakima, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

10.0 8.7 -1.3 137

York-Hanover, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.7 5.4 -1.3 137

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 5.1 -1.2 166

Barnstable Town, MA Metropolitan NECTA

8.1 6.9 -1.2 166

Bloomington, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.7 5.5 -1.2 166

Bloomington, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.2 6.0 -1.2 166

Boise City, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 4.7 -1.2 166

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 5.4 -1.2 166

Clarksville, TN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.1 6.9 -1.2 166

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 5.1 -1.2 166

Eau Claire, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 4.8 -1.2 166

Erie, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.4 6.2 -1.2 166

Fond du Lac, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 4.9 -1.2 166

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT Metropolitan NECTA

7.8 6.6 -1.2 166

Idaho Falls, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.2 -1.2 166

Jonesboro, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.9 5.7 -1.2 166

Killeen-Temple, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.0 5.8 -1.2 166

Lebanon, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 5.0 -1.2 166

Longview, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 4.9 -1.2 166

Napa, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.9 5.7 -1.2 166

Ocala, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.5 7.3 -1.2 166

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 5.2 -1.2 166

Owensboro, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.0 5.8 -1.2 166

Raleigh, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 5.1 -1.2 166

Rochester, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.0 5.8 -1.2 166

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 4.6 -1.2 166

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.8 5.6 -1.2 166

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.4 7.2 -1.2 166

Utica-Rome, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.5 6.3 -1.2 166

Abilene, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.3 -1.1 193

Albany, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.4 8.3 -1.1 193

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.8 6.7 -1.1 193

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

11.7 10.6 -1.1 193

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.4 7.3 -1.1 193

Binghamton, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.6 6.5 -1.1 193

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.2 6.1 -1.1 193

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT Metropolitan NECTA

7.5 6.4 -1.1 193

Brunswick, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.8 7.7 -1.1 193

Cleveland, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.4 6.3 -1.1 193

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.0 -1.1 193

Eugene, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.0 6.9 -1.1 193

Florence, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.6 7.5 -1.1 193

Homosassa Springs, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.7 8.6 -1.1 193

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 4.9 -1.1 193

Johnson City, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.0 6.9 -1.1 193

Knoxville, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.2 6.1 -1.1 193

Lawton, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 4.7 -1.1 193

Lexington-Fayette, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 4.9 -1.1 193

Madison, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 3.9 -1.1 193

Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.5 7.4 -1.1 193

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.1 6.0 -1.1 193

Olympia-Tumwater, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.6 6.5 -1.1 193

Pittsburgh, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.8 5.7 -1.1 193

Punta Gorda, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.0 6.9 -1.1 193

St. George, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.4 -1.1 193

Salisbury, MD-DE Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.4 7.3 -1.1 193

San Angelo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.0 -1.1 193

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.2 6.1 -1.1 193

Sebring, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.5 8.4 -1.1 193

Texarkana, TX-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.3 6.2 -1.1 193

Victoria, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.2 -1.1 193

Waco, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 5.1 -1.1 193

Wenatchee, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.6 6.5 -1.1 193

Worcester, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA

7.2 6.1 -1.1 193

Austin-Round Rock, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.2 -1.0 228

Chattanooga, TN-GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.4 6.4 -1.0 228

College Station-Bryan, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.1 -1.0 228

Corpus Christi, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 5.3 -1.0 228

Danbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA

6.3 5.3 -1.0 228

El Centro, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

25.0 24.0 -1.0 228

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.5 -1.0 228

Flagstaff, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.1 7.1 -1.0 228

Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.7 5.7 -1.0 228

Hattiesburg, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.5 6.5 -1.0 228

Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.5 6.5 -1.0 228

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.2 7.2 -1.0 228

Laredo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.1 -1.0 228

Lewiston, ID-WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.5 -1.0 228

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 5.4 -1.0 228

Lubbock, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.0 -1.0 228

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 5.2 -1.0 228

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.8 5.8 -1.0 228

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.0 6.0 -1.0 228

Portland-South Portland, ME Metropolitan NECTA

5.5 4.5 -1.0 228

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.1 6.1 -1.0 228

Savannah, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.0 7.0 -1.0 228

Springfield, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA

7.8 6.8 -1.0 228

State College, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.3 -1.0 228

Topeka, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 4.8 -1.0 228

Walla Walla, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.2 6.2 -1.0 228

Wichita Falls, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 4.8 -1.0 228

Amarillo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 3.7 -0.9 255

Ann Arbor, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 4.9 -0.9 255

Athens-Clarke County, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.4 6.5 -0.9 255

Bangor, ME Metropolitan NECTA

6.2 5.3 -0.9 255

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH Metropolitan NECTA

6.1 5.2 -0.9 255

Columbia, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.7 5.8 -0.9 255

Columbus, GA-AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.6 7.7 -0.9 255

Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.0 6.1 -0.9 255

Dover, DE Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.3 6.4 -0.9 255

Dover-Durham, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA

5.0 4.1 -0.9 255

Duluth, MN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.2 -0.9 255

Gainesville, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.8 5.9 -0.9 255

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.5 6.6 -0.9 255

Jackson, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.2 6.3 -0.9 255

Jacksonville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.0 6.1 -0.9 255

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.4 -0.9 255

Manchester, NH Metropolitan NECTA

5.1 4.2 -0.9 255

Odessa, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.4 -0.9 255

Panama City, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.2 6.3 -0.9 255

Pittsfield, MA Metropolitan NECTA

7.6 6.7 -0.9 255

Portsmouth, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA

4.8 3.9 -0.9 255

St. Louis, MO-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area(1)

7.1 6.2 -0.9 255

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.9 6.0 -0.9 255

The Villages, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.3 8.4 -0.9 255

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.8 8.0 -0.8 279

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.8 6.0 -0.8 279

Bellingham, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.4 6.6 -0.8 279

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 5.5 -0.8 279

Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 5.5 -0.8 279

Cleveland-Elyria, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.8 6.0 -0.8 279

Great Falls, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.3 -0.8 279

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.0 7.2 -0.8 279

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 5.7 -0.8 279

Hinesville, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.4 7.6 -0.8 279

Ithaca, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.4 -0.8 279

Jacksonville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.0 6.2 -0.8 279

Logan, UT-ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.2 -0.8 279

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.1 6.3 -0.8 279

Midland, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 2.9 -0.8 279

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.0 -0.8 279

Missoula, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.4 -0.8 279

Mobile, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.5 7.7 -0.8 279

Ogden-Clearfield, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 3.9 -0.8 279

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.9 6.1 -0.8 279

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.7 5.9 -0.8 279

Provo-Orem, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.5 -0.8 279

St. Cloud, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.3 -0.8 279

Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.2 8.4 -0.8 279

Tucson, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.8 6.0 -0.8 279

Tulsa, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.5 -0.8 279

Valdosta, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.0 7.2 -0.8 279

Warner Robins, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.0 7.2 -0.8 279

Wichita, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 5.2 -0.8 279

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.5 -0.7 308

Lawrence, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.1 -0.7 308

Lynchburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 5.6 -0.7 308

Mankato-North Mankato, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.3 -0.7 308

Salt Lake City, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.7 -0.7 308

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.2 -0.7 308

Springfield, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.1 -0.7 308

Billings, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.7 -0.6 315

California-Lexington Park, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 5.4 -0.6 315

Cedar Rapids, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.4 -0.6 315

Corvallis, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 5.1 -0.6 315

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.2 -0.6 315

Cumberland, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.3 7.7 -0.6 315

Gadsden, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.6 7.0 -0.6 315

Joplin, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.3 -0.6 315

Kansas City, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 5.6 -0.6 315

Manhattan, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.7 -0.6 315

Oklahoma City, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.0 -0.6 315

Richmond, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.5 -0.6 315

Roanoke, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.2 -0.6 315

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.0 -0.6 315

Staunton-Waynesboro, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.9 -0.6 315

Tallahassee, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 5.8 -0.6 315

Tuscaloosa, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.9 6.3 -0.6 315

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 5.7 -0.6 315

Wheeling, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.2 6.6 -0.6 315

Winchester, VA-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 5.0 -0.6 315

Casper, WY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.0 -0.5 335

Cheyenne, WY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.3 -0.5 335

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 6.1 -0.5 335

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.1 -0.5 335

Enid, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.6 -0.5 335

Fargo, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 2.7 -0.5 335

Gainesville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.3 -0.5 335

Grand Forks, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.3 -0.5 335

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 6.1 -0.5 335

Harrisonburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 5.2 -0.5 335

Lake Charles, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 5.9 -0.5 335

Lincoln, NE Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.0 -0.5 335

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.6 -0.5 335

Rochester, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.7 -0.5 335

St. Joseph, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 5.5 -0.5 335

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 5.1 -0.5 335

Ames, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 2.9 -0.4 351

Baton Rouge, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 5.8 -0.4 351

Burlington-South Burlington, VT Metropolitan NECTA

3.6 3.2 -0.4 351

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 5.9 -0.4 351

Charlottesville, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.6 -0.4 351

Dubuque, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.1 -0.4 351

Farmington, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.8 6.4 -0.4 351

Hammond, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.0 7.6 -0.4 351

Iowa City, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.1 -0.4 351

Montgomery, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.0 6.6 -0.4 351

Rapid City, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.5 -0.4 351

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.5 7.1 -0.4 351

Albuquerque, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.8 6.5 -0.3 363

Auburn-Opelika, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.6 -0.3 363

Birmingham-Hoover, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 6.0 -0.3 363

Columbia, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.2 -0.3 363

Decatur, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.2 6.9 -0.3 363

Monroe, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.3 7.0 -0.3 363

New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 6.3 -0.3 363

Sioux Falls, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 2.9 -0.3 363

Urban Honolulu, HI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.1 -0.3 363

Alexandria, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.9 6.7 -0.2 372

Dothan, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.0 6.8 -0.2 372

Houma-Thibodaux, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.8 -0.2 372

Jefferson City, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 5.3 -0.2 372

Las Cruces, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.5 7.3 -0.2 372

Morgantown, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.8 -0.2 372

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 6.2 -0.2 372

Santa Fe, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 5.4 -0.2 372

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.7 -0.2 372

Anchorage, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.8 -0.1 381

Beckley, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.7 7.6 -0.1 381

Bismarck, ND Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.8 2.7 -0.1 381

Charleston, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 6.3 -0.1 381

Fairbanks, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.8 -0.1 381

Huntsville, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 6.2 -0.1 381

Lafayette, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 5.4 0.0 387

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.5 7.6 0.1 388

Grand Island, NE Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.8 0.1 388

Footnotes
(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: April 19, 2019