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Local Area Unemployment Statistics
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Over-the-Year Change in Unemployment Rates for Metropolitan Areas, Annual Averages
Metropolitan area 2014
rate
2015
rate
Over-the-year
Change Rank

United States

6.2 5.3 -0.9  

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.1 5.9 -2.2 1

Yuba City, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

12.1 10.1 -2.0 2

Muskegon, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.7 5.8 -1.9 3

Bend-Redmond, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.7 5.9 -1.8 4

Flint, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.9 6.1 -1.8 4

Redding, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.6 7.8 -1.8 4

Saginaw, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.5 5.7 -1.8 4

Grants Pass, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.4 7.7 -1.7 8

Modesto, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

11.2 9.5 -1.7 8

Pueblo, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.3 5.6 -1.7 8

Dalton, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.2 6.6 -1.6 11

Medford, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.4 6.8 -1.6 11

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.8 5.2 -1.6 11

Pine Bluff, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.4 6.8 -1.6 11

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA Metropolitan NECTA

7.5 5.9 -1.6 11

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 5.0 -1.6 11

Stockton-Lodi, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

10.5 8.9 -1.6 11

Carson City, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.7 7.2 -1.5 18

Decatur, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.5 7.0 -1.5 18

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

7.6 6.1 -1.5 18

Monroe, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 4.6 -1.5 18

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.1 6.6 -1.5 18

Visalia-Porterville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

13.1 11.6 -1.5 18

Albany, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.1 6.7 -1.4 24

Bay City, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.2 5.8 -1.4 24

Brunswick, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.7 6.3 -1.4 24

Chico, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.6 7.2 -1.4 24

Colorado Springs, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 4.6 -1.4 24

Danville, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.4 7.0 -1.4 24

Fresno, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

11.6 10.2 -1.4 24

Hanford-Corcoran, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

11.9 10.5 -1.4 24

Hinesville, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.6 6.2 -1.4 24

Jackson, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.7 5.3 -1.4 24

Kalamazoo-Portage, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 4.8 -1.4 24

Lansing-East Lansing, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 4.5 -1.4 24

Merced, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

12.8 11.4 -1.4 24

New Bedford, MA Metropolitan NECTA

8.7 7.3 -1.4 24

Reno, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.6 6.2 -1.4 24

Terre Haute, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.5 6.1 -1.4 24

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.5 6.1 -1.4 24

Albany, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.3 7.0 -1.3 41

Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 5.1 -1.3 41

Kokomo, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 5.0 -1.3 41

Michigan City-La Porte, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.6 6.3 -1.3 41

Muncie, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.0 5.7 -1.3 41

Port St. Lucie, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.3 6.0 -1.3 41

Rockford, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.2 6.9 -1.3 41

Salem, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.2 5.9 -1.3 41

Savannah, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.0 5.7 -1.3 41

Texarkana, TX-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 4.9 -1.3 41

Valdosta, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.2 5.9 -1.3 41

Ann Arbor, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 3.7 -1.2 52

Battle Creek, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 5.1 -1.2 52

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.9 6.7 -1.2 52

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.3 7.1 -1.2 52

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 4.7 -1.2 52

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

7.1 5.9 -1.2 52

El Paso, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 5.2 -1.2 52

Elkhart-Goshen, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 3.9 -1.2 52

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 3.9 -1.2 52

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 4.5 -1.2 52

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.0 6.8 -1.2 52

Lewiston-Auburn, ME Metropolitan NECTA

5.4 4.2 -1.2 52

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 4.6 -1.2 52

Macon-Bibb County, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.7 6.5 -1.2 52

Midland, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 4.9 -1.2 52

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

6.5 5.3 -1.2 52

Owensboro, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 4.6 -1.2 52

Pittsfield, MA Metropolitan NECTA

6.7 5.5 -1.2 52

Rome, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.9 6.7 -1.2 52

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

7.1 5.9 -1.2 52

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

6.2 5.0 -1.2 52

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 5.2 -1.2 52

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.7 7.5 -1.2 52

Yuma, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

22.9 21.7 -1.2 52

Bangor, ME Metropolitan NECTA

5.3 4.2 -1.1 76

Bowling Green, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 4.8 -1.1 76

Dayton, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 4.8 -1.1 76

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 3.7 -1.1 76

Eugene, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.9 5.8 -1.1 76

Fort Wayne, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 4.5 -1.1 76

Glens Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 5.3 -1.1 76

Homosassa Springs, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.6 7.5 -1.1 76

Jonesboro, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 4.6 -1.1 76

Kankakee, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.9 6.8 -1.1 76

Killeen-Temple, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 4.7 -1.1 76

Leominster-Gardner, MA Metropolitan NECTA

6.9 5.8 -1.1 76

Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.4 6.3 -1.1 76

Morristown, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.4 6.3 -1.1 76

Napa, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 4.6 -1.1 76

Ocean City, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

12.2 11.1 -1.1 76

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

5.3 4.2 -1.1 76

Santa Rosa, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 4.5 -1.1 76

Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.4 7.3 -1.1 76

Springfield, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA

6.8 5.7 -1.1 76

Toledo, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.0 -1.1 76

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.9 8.8 -1.1 76

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.0 7.0 -1.0 98

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.7 5.7 -1.0 98

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

10.6 9.6 -1.0 98

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.3 6.3 -1.0 98

Barnstable Town, MA Metropolitan NECTA

6.9 5.9 -1.0 98

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.5 -1.0 98

Clarksville, TN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.9 5.9 -1.0 98

Cleveland-Elyria, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 5.0 -1.0 98

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

6.9 5.9 -1.0 98

Dover, DE Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 5.4 -1.0 98

East Stroudsburg, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.5 6.5 -1.0 98

Evansville, IN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.3 -1.0 98

Fort Collins, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.3 -1.0 98

Gainesville, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 4.9 -1.0 98

Jackson, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 5.3 -1.0 98

Jackson, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.9 5.9 -1.0 98

Jefferson City, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.3 -1.0 98

Mansfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 5.6 -1.0 98

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

7.2 6.2 -1.0 98

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.2 -1.0 98

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 5.6 -1.0 98

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.0 6.0 -1.0 98

Portland-South Portland, ME Metropolitan NECTA

4.5 3.5 -1.0 98

Racine, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 5.6 -1.0 98

St. Joseph, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.5 -1.0 98

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.9 6.9 -1.0 98

Waco, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.1 -1.0 98

Warner Robins, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.2 6.2 -1.0 98

Waterbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA

8.3 7.3 -1.0 98

Watertown-Fort Drum, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.6 6.6 -1.0 98

Wausau, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.0 -1.0 98

Akron, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.0 -0.9 129

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.6 -0.9 129

Bloomington, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 5.1 -0.9 129

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH Metropolitan NECTA

5.2 4.3 -0.9 129

Boulder, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.2 -0.9 129

Chattanooga, TN-GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 5.5 -0.9 129

Cleveland, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 5.4 -0.9 129

Corvallis, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.2 -0.9 129

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.1 -0.9 129

Dover-Durham, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA

4.1 3.2 -0.9 129

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT Metropolitan NECTA

6.6 5.7 -0.9 129

Janesville-Beloit, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.2 -0.9 129

Johnson City, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.9 6.0 -0.9 129

Joplin, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.4 -0.9 129

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

6.5 5.6 -0.9 129

Kingston, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 4.8 -0.9 129

Knoxville, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.2 -0.9 129

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.2 6.3 -0.9 129

Lexington-Fayette, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.0 -0.9 129

Lima, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 4.9 -0.9 129

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

5.4 4.5 -0.9 129

Manchester, NH Metropolitan NECTA

4.2 3.3 -0.9 129

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.8 7.9 -0.9 129

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

6.3 5.4 -0.9 129

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 4.9 -0.9 129

New Bern, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.9 6.0 -0.9 129

New Haven, CT Metropolitan NECTA

6.7 5.8 -0.9 129

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

6.1 5.2 -0.9 129

Portsmouth, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA

3.9 3.0 -0.9 129

Punta Gorda, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.9 6.0 -0.9 129

Richmond, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.6 -0.9 129

Salinas, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.0 8.1 -0.9 129

Salisbury, MD-DE Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.3 6.4 -0.9 129

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.3 -0.9 129

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

5.6 4.7 -0.9 129

Sebring, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.4 7.5 -0.9 129

Sherman-Denison, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.0 -0.9 129

Trenton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.0 -0.9 129

Worcester, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA

6.1 5.2 -0.9 129

Athens-Clarke County, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 5.7 -0.8 168

Austin-Round Rock, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.4 -0.8 168

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT Metropolitan NECTA

6.4 5.6 -0.8 168

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 5.5 -0.8 168

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 5.2 -0.8 168

Carbondale-Marion, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.7 5.9 -0.8 168

Columbus, GA-AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.7 6.9 -0.8 168

Columbus, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.6 -0.8 168

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

4.5 3.7 -0.8 168

Fond du Lac, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.1 -0.8 168

Gadsden, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.0 6.2 -0.8 168

Green Bay, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.2 -0.8 168

Greensboro-High Point, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.7 5.9 -0.8 168

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.2 6.4 -0.8 168

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.3 -0.8 168

Hattiesburg, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 5.7 -0.8 168

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 5.6 -0.8 168

Hot Springs, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 5.5 -0.8 168

Jacksonville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 5.4 -0.8 168

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.7 -0.8 168

Kansas City, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 4.8 -0.8 168

Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.3 -0.8 168

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.7 7.9 -0.8 168

Mobile, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.7 6.9 -0.8 168

Montgomery, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 5.8 -0.8 168

Ocala, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.3 6.5 -0.8 168

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 5.2 -0.8 168

Panama City, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 5.5 -0.8 168

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.3 -0.8 168

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

6.2 5.4 -0.8 168

Prescott, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 5.6 -0.8 168

Roanoke, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.4 -0.8 168

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 3.8 -0.8 168

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.3 -0.8 168

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

7.0 6.2 -0.8 168

Springfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.0 -0.8 168

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

6.0 5.2 -0.8 168

Urban Honolulu, HI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.3 -0.8 168

Utica-Rome, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 5.5 -0.8 168

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

5.7 4.9 -0.8 168

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

6.1 5.4 -0.7 208

Appleton, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 3.9 -0.7 208

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 5.3 -0.7 208

Bloomington, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.8 -0.7 208

Champaign-Urbana, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.2 -0.7 208

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

6.2 5.5 -0.7 208

Charlottesville, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 3.9 -0.7 208

Coeur d'Alene, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.1 -0.7 208

Columbia, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.5 -0.7 208

Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.2 -0.7 208

Danbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA

5.3 4.6 -0.7 208

Eau Claire, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.1 -0.7 208

Erie, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 5.5 -0.7 208

Fayetteville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.1 7.4 -0.7 208

Florence, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.5 6.8 -0.7 208

Fort Smith, AR-OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.4 -0.7 208

Grand Junction, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 5.5 -0.7 208

Greeley, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.8 -0.7 208

Huntsville, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 5.5 -0.7 208

Idaho Falls, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.5 -0.7 208

Kennewick-Richland, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.7 7.0 -0.7 208

Lynchburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 4.9 -0.7 208

Madera, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

11.2 10.5 -0.7 208

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 5.3 -0.7 208

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

5.2 4.5 -0.7 208

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.1 -0.7 208

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.2 -0.7 208

Rochester, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.1 -0.7 208

Rocky Mount, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.8 8.1 -0.7 208

Sheboygan, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.8 -0.7 208

Springfield, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.1 -0.7 208

Springfield, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.4 -0.7 208

Syracuse, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.4 -0.7 208

The Villages, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.4 7.7 -0.7 208

Tyler, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.5 -0.7 208

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

5.1 4.4 -0.7 208

Wilmington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 5.5 -0.7 208

Winchester, VA-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.3 -0.7 208

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.5 -0.6 246

Amarillo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.1 -0.6 246

Bellingham, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 6.0 -0.6 246

Binghamton, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 5.9 -0.6 246

Boise City, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.1 -0.6 246

California-Lexington Park, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.8 -0.6 246

College Station-Bryan, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.5 -0.6 246

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

5.2 4.6 -0.6 246

Cumberland, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.7 7.1 -0.6 246

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.5 -0.6 246

Decatur, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.9 6.3 -0.6 246

Dothan, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.8 6.2 -0.6 246

Flagstaff, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.1 6.5 -0.6 246

Gainesville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.7 -0.6 246

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.3 -0.6 246

Harrisonburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.6 -0.6 246

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.8 -0.6 246

Lubbock, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.4 -0.6 246

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

4.0 3.4 -0.6 246

Peoria, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.0 6.4 -0.6 246

Reading, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.9 -0.6 246

Spartanburg, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 5.9 -0.6 246

Staunton-Waynesboro, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.3 -0.6 246

Topeka, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.2 -0.6 246

Tuscaloosa, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 5.7 -0.6 246

Twin Falls, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.6 -0.6 246

Wenatchee, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 5.9 -0.6 246

Wichita, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.6 -0.6 246

Winston-Salem, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.5 -0.6 246

Yakima, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.7 8.1 -0.6 246

York-Hanover, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.8 -0.6 246

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

6.7 6.1 -0.6 246

Abilene, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.8 -0.5 278

Altoona, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 5.2 -0.5 278

Birmingham-Hoover, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 5.5 -0.5 278

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.4 -0.5 278

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.6 -0.5 278

Canton-Massillon, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.3 -0.5 278

Cedar Rapids, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.9 -0.5 278

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

6.1 5.6 -0.5 278

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.6 -0.5 278

Lake Charles, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.4 -0.5 278

Lancaster, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.1 -0.5 278

Lebanon, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.5 -0.5 278

Madison, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.4 -0.5 278

Mankato-North Mankato, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 2.8 -0.5 278

Missoula, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.9 -0.5 278

Olympia-Tumwater, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 6.0 -0.5 278

Pocatello, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.0 -0.5 278

Rochester, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.2 -0.5 278

St. Cloud, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.8 -0.5 278

Tallahassee, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.3 -0.5 278

Tucson, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 5.5 -0.5 278

Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.0 7.5 -0.5 278

Wichita Falls, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.3 -0.5 278

Albuquerque, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 6.1 -0.4 301

Ames, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.9 2.5 -0.4 301

Asheville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.6 -0.4 301

Auburn-Opelika, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 5.2 -0.4 301

Billings, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.3 -0.4 301

Burlington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 5.3 -0.4 301

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 5.0 -0.4 301

Dubuque, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.7 -0.4 301

Elmira, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 5.9 -0.4 301

Gettysburg, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.2 -0.4 301

Greenville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 6.1 -0.4 301

Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 5.3 -0.4 301

Hammond, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.6 7.2 -0.4 301

Iowa City, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 2.7 -0.4 301

Johnstown, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.0 6.6 -0.4 301

Laredo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.7 -0.4 301

Lawrence, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.7 -0.4 301

Lawton, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.3 -0.4 301

Lewiston, ID-WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.1 -0.4 301

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.2 6.8 -0.4 301

Pittsburgh, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 5.3 -0.4 301

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.8 -0.4 301

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.6 -0.4 301

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.2 6.8 -0.4 301

Sumter, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.3 6.9 -0.4 301

Baton Rouge, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.5 -0.3 326

Burlington-South Burlington, VT Metropolitan NECTA

3.2 2.9 -0.3 326

Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 5.2 -0.3 326

Cheyenne, WY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.0 -0.3 326

Columbia, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.5 -0.3 326

Duluth, MN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.9 -0.3 326

Fairbanks, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.5 -0.3 326

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.6 7.3 -0.3 326

Goldsboro, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 6.1 -0.3 326

Grand Forks, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 3.0 -0.3 326

Great Falls, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.0 -0.3 326

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

5.7 5.4 -0.3 326

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

4.9 4.6 -0.3 326

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

6.6 6.3 -0.3 326

Lincoln, NE Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.7 -0.3 326

Longview, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.1 7.8 -0.3 326

Monroe, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.0 6.7 -0.3 326

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

7.5 7.2 -0.3 326

New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 6.0 -0.3 326

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.3 -0.3 326

Raleigh, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.8 -0.3 326

Rapid City, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.2 -0.3 326

St. George, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.1 -0.3 326

Salt Lake City, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.4 -0.3 326

Sioux Falls, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.9 2.6 -0.3 326

State College, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.0 -0.3 326

Walla Walla, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 5.9 -0.3 326

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.4 -0.3 326

Anchorage, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.6 -0.2 354

Bakersfield, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

10.4 10.2 -0.2 354

Fargo, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 2.5 -0.2 354

Jacksonville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.9 -0.2 354

Manhattan, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.5 -0.2 354

Ogden-Clearfield, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.7 -0.2 354

Provo-Orem, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.3 -0.2 354

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.1 6.9 -0.2 354

Alexandria, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.7 6.6 -0.1 362

Bismarck, ND Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 2.6 -0.1 362

Corpus Christi, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 5.2 -0.1 362

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 5.0 -0.1 362

Logan, UT-ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 3.1 -0.1 362

Oklahoma City, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.9 -0.1 362

Santa Fe, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 5.3 -0.1 362

Tulsa, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.4 -0.1 362

Williamsport, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 6.0 -0.1 362

Grand Island, NE Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.8 0.0 371

Ithaca, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.4 0.0 371

Las Cruces, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.3 7.3 0.0 371

Victoria, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.2 0.0 371

Wheeling, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 6.6 0.0 371

Longview, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 5.0 0.1 376

San Angelo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 4.1 0.1 376

Beckley, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.6 7.8 0.2 378

Charleston, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 6.5 0.2 378

Enid, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.9 0.3 380

Morgantown, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 5.1 0.3 380

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 6.5 0.3 380

El Centro, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

24.0 24.5 0.5 383

Farmington, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 6.9 0.5 383

Midland, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.9 3.5 0.6 385

Casper, WY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 4.9 0.9 386

Houma-Thibodaux, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 5.7 0.9 386

Lafayette, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 6.4 1.0 388

Odessa, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 4.6 1.2 389

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