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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 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 5.8 -2.3 1

Yuba City, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

12.1 10.2 -1.9 2

Bend-Redmond, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.7 5.9 -1.8 3

Muskegon, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.7 5.9 -1.8 3

Redding, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.6 7.8 -1.8 3

Flint, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.9 6.2 -1.7 6

Grants Pass, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.4 7.7 -1.7 6

Modesto, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

11.2 9.5 -1.7 6

Saginaw, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.5 5.8 -1.7 6

Medford, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.4 6.8 -1.6 10

Pine Bluff, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.4 6.8 -1.6 10

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA Metropolitan NECTA

7.5 5.9 -1.6 10

Pueblo, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.3 5.7 -1.6 10

Stockton-Lodi, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

10.5 8.9 -1.6 10

Dalton, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.2 6.7 -1.5 15

Decatur, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.4 6.9 -1.5 15

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

7.6 6.1 -1.5 15

Monroe, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 4.6 -1.5 15

New Bedford, MA Metropolitan NECTA

8.7 7.2 -1.5 15

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.8 5.3 -1.5 15

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.1 6.6 -1.5 15

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 5.1 -1.5 15

Visalia-Porterville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

13.1 11.6 -1.5 15

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

Carson City, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.6 7.2 -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

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

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

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 39

Danville, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.4 7.1 -1.3 39

Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 5.1 -1.3 39

Jackson, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.7 5.4 -1.3 39

Kokomo, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 5.0 -1.3 39

Michigan City-La Porte, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.6 6.3 -1.3 39

Muncie, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.0 5.7 -1.3 39

Port St. Lucie, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.3 6.0 -1.3 39

Rockford, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.2 6.9 -1.3 39

Salem, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.2 5.9 -1.3 39

Savannah, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.0 5.7 -1.3 39

Texarkana, TX-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 4.9 -1.3 39

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.9 6.7 -1.2 51

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.3 7.1 -1.2 51

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 4.7 -1.2 51

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

7.1 5.9 -1.2 51

El Paso, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 5.2 -1.2 51

Elkhart-Goshen, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 3.9 -1.2 51

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 3.9 -1.2 51

Kankakee, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.0 6.8 -1.2 51

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.0 6.8 -1.2 51

Leominster-Gardner, MA Metropolitan NECTA

6.9 5.7 -1.2 51

Lewiston-Auburn, ME Metropolitan NECTA

5.4 4.2 -1.2 51

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 4.6 -1.2 51

Macon-Bibb County, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.7 6.5 -1.2 51

Midland, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 4.9 -1.2 51

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

6.5 5.3 -1.2 51

Owensboro, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 4.6 -1.2 51

Pittsfield, MA Metropolitan NECTA

6.7 5.5 -1.2 51

Rome, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.9 6.7 -1.2 51

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

7.1 5.9 -1.2 51

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 5.2 -1.2 51

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.7 7.5 -1.2 51

Valdosta, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.2 6.0 -1.2 51

Yuma, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

22.9 21.7 -1.2 51

Ann Arbor, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 3.8 -1.1 74

Bangor, ME Metropolitan NECTA

5.3 4.2 -1.1 74

Battle Creek, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 5.2 -1.1 74

Bowling Green, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 4.8 -1.1 74

Cleveland-Elyria, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 4.9 -1.1 74

Dayton, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 4.8 -1.1 74

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 3.7 -1.1 74

East Stroudsburg, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.5 6.4 -1.1 74

Eugene, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.9 5.8 -1.1 74

Fort Wayne, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 4.5 -1.1 74

Glens Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 5.3 -1.1 74

Homosassa Springs, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.6 7.5 -1.1 74

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 4.6 -1.1 74

Jonesboro, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 4.6 -1.1 74

Killeen-Temple, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 4.7 -1.1 74

Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.4 6.3 -1.1 74

Morristown, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.4 6.3 -1.1 74

Napa, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 4.6 -1.1 74

Ocean City, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

12.2 11.1 -1.1 74

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

6.2 5.1 -1.1 74

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

5.3 4.2 -1.1 74

Santa Rosa, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 4.5 -1.1 74

Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.4 7.3 -1.1 74

Springfield, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA

6.8 5.7 -1.1 74

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.9 8.8 -1.1 74

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.0 7.0 -1.0 99

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.7 5.7 -1.0 99

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

10.6 9.6 -1.0 99

Barnstable Town, MA Metropolitan NECTA

6.9 5.9 -1.0 99

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.5 -1.0 99

Clarksville, TN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.9 5.9 -1.0 99

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

6.9 5.9 -1.0 99

Dover, DE Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 5.4 -1.0 99

Evansville, IN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.3 -1.0 99

Fort Collins, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.3 -1.0 99

Gainesville, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 4.9 -1.0 99

Jackson, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 5.3 -1.0 99

Jackson, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.9 5.9 -1.0 99

Jefferson City, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.3 -1.0 99

Mansfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 5.6 -1.0 99

New Haven, CT Metropolitan NECTA

6.7 5.7 -1.0 99

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

7.2 6.2 -1.0 99

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.2 -1.0 99

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 5.6 -1.0 99

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.0 6.0 -1.0 99

Portland-South Portland, ME Metropolitan NECTA

4.5 3.5 -1.0 99

Racine, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 5.6 -1.0 99

St. Joseph, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.5 -1.0 99

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.9 6.9 -1.0 99

Toledo, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.1 -1.0 99

Waco, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.1 -1.0 99

Warner Robins, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.2 6.2 -1.0 99

Waterbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA

8.3 7.3 -1.0 99

Watertown-Fort Drum, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.6 6.6 -1.0 99

Wausau, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.0 -1.0 99

Worcester, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA

6.1 5.1 -1.0 99

Akron, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.0 -0.9 130

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.3 6.4 -0.9 130

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.6 -0.9 130

Bloomington, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 5.1 -0.9 130

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH Metropolitan NECTA

5.2 4.3 -0.9 130

Boulder, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.2 -0.9 130

Chattanooga, TN-GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 5.5 -0.9 130

Cleveland, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 5.4 -0.9 130

Corvallis, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.2 -0.9 130

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.1 -0.9 130

Dover-Durham, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA

4.1 3.2 -0.9 130

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

4.6 3.7 -0.9 130

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT Metropolitan NECTA

6.6 5.7 -0.9 130

Janesville-Beloit, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.2 -0.9 130

Johnson City, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.9 6.0 -0.9 130

Joplin, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.4 -0.9 130

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.6 -0.9 130

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

6.5 5.6 -0.9 130

Kingston, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 4.8 -0.9 130

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.2 6.3 -0.9 130

Lexington-Fayette, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.0 -0.9 130

Lima, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 4.9 -0.9 130

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

5.4 4.5 -0.9 130

Manchester, NH Metropolitan NECTA

4.2 3.3 -0.9 130

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.8 7.9 -0.9 130

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 4.9 -0.9 130

New Bern, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.9 6.0 -0.9 130

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

6.1 5.2 -0.9 130

Portsmouth, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA

3.9 3.0 -0.9 130

Punta Gorda, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.9 6.0 -0.9 130

Richmond, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.6 -0.9 130

Salinas, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.0 8.1 -0.9 130

Salisbury, MD-DE Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.3 6.4 -0.9 130

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.3 -0.9 130

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

5.6 4.7 -0.9 130

Sebring, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.4 7.5 -0.9 130

Sherman-Denison, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.0 -0.9 130

Trenton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.0 -0.9 130

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

Champaign-Urbana, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.0 -0.8 168

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

6.2 5.4 -0.8 168

Coeur d'Alene, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.0 -0.8 168

Columbus, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.6 -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

Idaho Falls, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.4 -0.8 168

Jacksonville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 5.4 -0.8 168

Kansas City, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 4.8 -0.8 168

Knoxville, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.3 -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

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

6.3 5.5 -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

Rocky Mount, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.8 8.0 -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, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 5.2 -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

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 -0.7 212

Appleton, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 3.9 -0.7 212

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 5.3 -0.7 212

Bloomington, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.8 -0.7 212

Boise City, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.0 -0.7 212

Charlottesville, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 3.9 -0.7 212

Columbia, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.5 -0.7 212

Columbus, GA-AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.7 7.0 -0.7 212

Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.2 -0.7 212

Danbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA

5.3 4.6 -0.7 212

Decatur, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.9 6.2 -0.7 212

Eau Claire, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.1 -0.7 212

Erie, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 5.5 -0.7 212

Fayetteville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.1 7.4 -0.7 212

Florence, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.5 6.8 -0.7 212

Fort Smith, AR-OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.4 -0.7 212

Huntsville, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 5.5 -0.7 212

Lynchburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 4.9 -0.7 212

Madera, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

11.2 10.5 -0.7 212

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 5.3 -0.7 212

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

5.2 4.5 -0.7 212

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.1 -0.7 212

Peoria, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.1 6.4 -0.7 212

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.2 -0.7 212

Rochester, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.1 -0.7 212

Sheboygan, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.8 -0.7 212

Springfield, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.4 -0.7 212

Syracuse, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.4 -0.7 212

The Villages, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.4 7.7 -0.7 212

Twin Falls, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.5 -0.7 212

Tyler, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.5 -0.7 212

Urban Honolulu, HI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.4 -0.7 212

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

5.1 4.4 -0.7 212

Wilmington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 5.5 -0.7 212

Winchester, VA-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.3 -0.7 212

Winston-Salem, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.4 -0.7 212

York-Hanover, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.7 -0.7 212

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.5 -0.6 249

Altoona, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 5.1 -0.6 249

Amarillo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.1 -0.6 249

Binghamton, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 5.9 -0.6 249

California-Lexington Park, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.8 -0.6 249

Cedar Rapids, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.8 -0.6 249

College Station-Bryan, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.5 -0.6 249

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

5.2 4.6 -0.6 249

Cumberland, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.7 7.1 -0.6 249

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.5 -0.6 249

Dothan, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.8 6.2 -0.6 249

Flagstaff, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.1 6.5 -0.6 249

Gainesville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.7 -0.6 249

Grand Junction, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 5.6 -0.6 249

Greeley, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.9 -0.6 249

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.3 -0.6 249

Harrisonburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.6 -0.6 249

Kennewick-Richland, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.7 7.1 -0.6 249

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.8 -0.6 249

Lubbock, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.4 -0.6 249

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

4.0 3.4 -0.6 249

Pocatello, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.9 -0.6 249

Reading, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.9 -0.6 249

Spartanburg, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 5.9 -0.6 249

Staunton-Waynesboro, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.3 -0.6 249

Tallahassee, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.2 -0.6 249

Topeka, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.2 -0.6 249

Tuscaloosa, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 5.7 -0.6 249

Wenatchee, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 5.9 -0.6 249

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

6.7 6.1 -0.6 249

Abilene, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.8 -0.5 279

Bellingham, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 6.1 -0.5 279

Birmingham-Hoover, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 5.5 -0.5 279

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.4 -0.5 279

Canton-Massillon, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.3 -0.5 279

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

6.1 5.6 -0.5 279

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.6 -0.5 279

Greenville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 6.0 -0.5 279

Johnstown, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.0 6.5 -0.5 279

Lake Charles, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.4 -0.5 279

Lancaster, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.1 -0.5 279

Lebanon, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.5 -0.5 279

Lewiston, ID-WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.0 -0.5 279

Madison, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.4 -0.5 279

Mankato-North Mankato, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 2.8 -0.5 279

Missoula, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.9 -0.5 279

Rochester, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.2 -0.5 279

St. Cloud, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.8 -0.5 279

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.7 -0.5 279

Tucson, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 5.5 -0.5 279

Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.0 7.5 -0.5 279

Wichita Falls, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.3 -0.5 279

Wichita, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.7 -0.5 279

Yakima, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.7 8.2 -0.5 279

Albuquerque, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 6.1 -0.4 303

Ames, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.9 2.5 -0.4 303

Asheville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.6 -0.4 303

Auburn-Opelika, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 5.2 -0.4 303

Billings, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.3 -0.4 303

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.7 -0.4 303

Burlington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 5.3 -0.4 303

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 5.0 -0.4 303

Dubuque, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.7 -0.4 303

Elmira, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 5.9 -0.4 303

Gettysburg, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.2 -0.4 303

Goldsboro, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 6.0 -0.4 303

Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 5.3 -0.4 303

Hammond, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.6 7.2 -0.4 303

Iowa City, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 2.7 -0.4 303

Laredo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.7 -0.4 303

Lawrence, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.7 -0.4 303

Lawton, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.3 -0.4 303

Olympia-Tumwater, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 6.1 -0.4 303

Pittsburgh, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 5.3 -0.4 303

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.6 -0.4 303

Sumter, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.3 6.9 -0.4 303

Baton Rouge, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.5 -0.3 325

Burlington-South Burlington, VT Metropolitan NECTA

3.2 2.9 -0.3 325

Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 5.2 -0.3 325

Cheyenne, WY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.0 -0.3 325

Columbia, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.5 -0.3 325

Duluth, MN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.9 -0.3 325

Fairbanks, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.5 -0.3 325

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.6 7.3 -0.3 325

Grand Forks, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 3.0 -0.3 325

Great Falls, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.0 -0.3 325

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

5.7 5.4 -0.3 325

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

4.9 4.6 -0.3 325

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

6.6 6.3 -0.3 325

Lincoln, NE Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.7 -0.3 325

Monroe, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.0 6.7 -0.3 325

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.2 6.9 -0.3 325

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

7.5 7.2 -0.3 325

New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 6.0 -0.3 325

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.3 -0.3 325

Raleigh, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.8 -0.3 325

Rapid City, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.2 -0.3 325

St. George, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.1 -0.3 325

Salt Lake City, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.4 -0.3 325

Sioux Falls, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.9 2.6 -0.3 325

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.2 6.9 -0.3 325

State College, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.0 -0.3 325

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.4 -0.3 325

Anchorage, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.6 -0.2 352

Bakersfield, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

10.4 10.2 -0.2 352

Fargo, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 2.5 -0.2 352

Jacksonville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.9 -0.2 352

Longview, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.1 7.9 -0.2 352

Manhattan, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.5 -0.2 352

Ogden-Clearfield, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.7 -0.2 352

Provo-Orem, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.3 -0.2 352

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.1 6.9 -0.2 352

Walla Walla, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 6.0 -0.2 352

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

Farmington, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 6.8 0.4 383

El Centro, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

24.0 24.5 0.5 384

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 17, 2020