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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 2015
rate
2016
rate
Over-the-year
Change Rank

United States

5.3 4.9 -0.4  

Yuma, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

21.7 18.8 -2.9 1

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.6 7.4 -2.2 2

New Bedford, MA Metropolitan NECTA

7.2 5.8 -1.4 3

Pine Bluff, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.8 5.4 -1.4 3

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.9 6.6 -1.3 5

Madera, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

10.5 9.2 -1.3 5

Ocean City, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

11.1 9.8 -1.3 5

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.8 7.5 -1.3 5

Barnstable Town, MA Metropolitan NECTA

5.9 4.7 -1.2 9

Florence, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.8 5.6 -1.2 9

Grants Pass, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.7 6.5 -1.2 9

Hot Springs, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.3 -1.2 9

Jonesboro, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 3.4 -1.2 9

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

7.2 6.0 -1.2 9

Reno, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 5.0 -1.2 9

Carson City, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.2 6.1 -1.1 16

Leominster-Gardner, MA Metropolitan NECTA

5.7 4.6 -1.1 16

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

6.1 5.0 -1.1 16

Medford, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.8 5.7 -1.1 16

Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 5.2 -1.1 16

Morristown, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 5.2 -1.1 16

Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.3 6.2 -1.1 16

Spartanburg, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 4.8 -1.1 16

Albany, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.7 5.7 -1.0 24

Bend-Redmond, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 4.9 -1.0 24

Fayetteville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.4 6.4 -1.0 24

Jackson, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 4.9 -1.0 24

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.8 5.8 -1.0 24

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

4.5 3.5 -1.0 24

Sebring, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.5 6.5 -1.0 24

Sumter, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.9 5.9 -1.0 24

Waterbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA

7.3 6.3 -1.0 24

Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.3 -0.9 33

Cumberland, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.1 6.2 -0.9 33

Knoxville, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.4 -0.9 33

Modesto, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.5 8.6 -0.9 33

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

6.2 5.3 -0.9 33

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 5.1 -0.9 33

Pittsfield, MA Metropolitan NECTA

5.5 4.6 -0.9 33

Pueblo, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 4.8 -0.9 33

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.9 6.0 -0.9 33

Springfield, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA

5.7 4.8 -0.9 33

Worcester, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA

5.1 4.2 -0.9 33

Yuba City, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

10.2 9.3 -0.9 33

Albany, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.0 6.2 -0.8 45

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH Metropolitan NECTA

4.3 3.5 -0.8 45

Cleveland, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.6 -0.8 45

Colorado Springs, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 3.8 -0.8 45

Columbia, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.7 -0.8 45

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

5.9 5.1 -0.8 45

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

3.7 2.9 -0.8 45

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.3 6.5 -0.8 45

Fort Smith, AR-OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.6 -0.8 45

Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.5 -0.8 45

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 4.8 -0.8 45

Homosassa Springs, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.5 6.7 -0.8 45

Jacksonville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.6 -0.8 45

Janesville-Beloit, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.4 -0.8 45

Johnson City, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 5.2 -0.8 45

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 5.5 -0.8 45

Merced, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

11.4 10.6 -0.8 45

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

4.5 3.7 -0.8 45

New Bern, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 5.2 -0.8 45

Panama City, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.7 -0.8 45

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA Metropolitan NECTA

5.9 5.1 -0.8 45

Redding, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.8 7.0 -0.8 45

Salem, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.1 -0.8 45

Stockton-Lodi, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.9 8.1 -0.8 45

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 5.7 -0.7 69

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.6 -0.7 69

Brunswick, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 5.6 -0.7 69

Columbus, GA-AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.0 6.3 -0.7 69

Eugene, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.1 -0.7 69

Fresno, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

10.2 9.5 -0.7 69

Greensboro-High Point, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.2 -0.7 69

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

5.4 4.7 -0.7 69

Longview, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.9 7.2 -0.7 69

Macon-Bibb County, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 5.8 -0.7 69

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.6 -0.7 69

Ocala, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 5.8 -0.7 69

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.5 -0.7 69

Prescott, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 4.9 -0.7 69

Punta Gorda, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 5.3 -0.7 69

Racine, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 4.9 -0.7 69

Rocky Mount, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.0 7.3 -0.7 69

Rome, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.7 6.0 -0.7 69

Terre Haute, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.4 -0.7 69

Trenton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.3 -0.7 69

Valdosta, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 5.3 -0.7 69

Wilmington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.8 -0.7 69

Athens-Clarke County, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 5.1 -0.6 91

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 5.1 -0.6 91

Bowling Green, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.2 -0.6 91

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT Metropolitan NECTA

5.6 5.0 -0.6 91

Burlington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.7 -0.6 91

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.6 -0.6 91

Charleston, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 5.9 -0.6 91

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

5.4 4.8 -0.6 91

Chattanooga, TN-GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.9 -0.6 91

Chico, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.2 6.6 -0.6 91

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.1 -0.6 91

Dover-Durham, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA

3.2 2.6 -0.6 91

Flint, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 5.6 -0.6 91

Fond du Lac, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.5 -0.6 91

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.7 -0.6 91

Harrisonburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.0 -0.6 91

Jackson, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.8 -0.6 91

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.0 -0.6 91

Lake Charles, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.8 -0.6 91

Lewiston-Auburn, ME Metropolitan NECTA

4.2 3.6 -0.6 91

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

5.5 4.9 -0.6 91

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.3 -0.6 91

Monroe, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.7 6.1 -0.6 91

Muncie, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 5.1 -0.6 91

New Haven, CT Metropolitan NECTA

5.7 5.1 -0.6 91

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.5 -0.6 91

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.6 -0.6 91

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 5.9 -0.6 91

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.6 -0.6 91

Port St. Lucie, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 5.4 -0.6 91

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

5.2 4.6 -0.6 91

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 6.0 -0.6 91

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

5.9 5.3 -0.6 91

Salisbury, MD-DE Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 5.8 -0.6 91

Savannah, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 5.1 -0.6 91

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.9 6.3 -0.6 91

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

5.2 4.6 -0.6 91

The Villages, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.7 7.1 -0.6 91

Tucson, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.9 -0.6 91

Urban Honolulu, HI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 2.8 -0.6 91

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.5 -0.6 91

Warner Robins, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 5.6 -0.6 91

Winston-Salem, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.8 -0.6 91

Yakima, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.2 7.6 -0.6 91

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.0 6.5 -0.5 135

Asheville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.1 -0.5 135

Beckley, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.8 7.3 -0.5 135

Binghamton, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.4 -0.5 135

Boulder, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 2.7 -0.5 135

California-Lexington Park, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.3 -0.5 135

Clarksville, TN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.4 -0.5 135

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

4.6 4.1 -0.5 135

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.3 -0.5 135

Dover, DE Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.9 -0.5 135

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.5 -0.5 135

Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.6 -0.5 135

Flagstaff, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 6.0 -0.5 135

Fort Collins, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 2.8 -0.5 135

Greeley, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.4 -0.5 135

Green Bay, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.7 -0.5 135

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 5.9 -0.5 135

Hammond, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.2 6.7 -0.5 135

Hanford-Corcoran, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

10.5 10.0 -0.5 135

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT Metropolitan NECTA

5.7 5.2 -0.5 135

Hinesville, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 5.7 -0.5 135

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.1 -0.5 135

Jefferson City, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.8 -0.5 135

Kansas City, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.3 -0.5 135

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

5.6 5.1 -0.5 135

Manchester, NH Metropolitan NECTA

3.3 2.8 -0.5 135

Morgantown, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.6 -0.5 135

New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 5.5 -0.5 135

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

5.3 4.8 -0.5 135

Olympia-Tumwater, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.6 -0.5 135

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.8 -0.5 135

Portland-South Portland, ME Metropolitan NECTA

3.5 3.0 -0.5 135

Saginaw, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.3 -0.5 135

St. Joseph, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.0 -0.5 135

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

5.1 4.6 -0.5 135

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.7 -0.5 135

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.8 -0.5 135

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.5 7.0 -0.5 135

Santa Rosa, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.0 -0.5 135

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.9 6.4 -0.5 135

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.6 -0.5 135

Staunton-Waynesboro, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.8 -0.5 135

Syracuse, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.9 -0.5 135

Tallahassee, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.7 -0.5 135

Utica-Rome, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 5.0 -0.5 135

Walla Walla, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 5.5 -0.5 135

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

4.4 3.9 -0.5 135

Winchester, VA-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.8 -0.5 135

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.1 -0.4 183

Appleton, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.5 -0.4 183

Bangor, ME Metropolitan NECTA

4.2 3.8 -0.4 183

Battle Creek, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.8 -0.4 183

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 5.1 -0.4 183

Decatur, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 5.8 -0.4 183

Dothan, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 5.8 -0.4 183

Eau Claire, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.7 -0.4 183

El Centro, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

24.5 24.1 -0.4 183

Elkhart-Goshen, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.5 -0.4 183

Gainesville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.3 -0.4 183

Gainesville, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.5 -0.4 183

Greenville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 5.6 -0.4 183

Hattiesburg, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 5.3 -0.4 183

Huntsville, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 5.1 -0.4 183

Jackson, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.9 -0.4 183

Jacksonville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.5 -0.4 183

Kalamazoo-Portage, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.4 -0.4 183

Kennewick-Richland, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.1 6.7 -0.4 183

Kingston, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.4 -0.4 183

Madison, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.0 -0.4 183

Michigan City-La Porte, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 5.9 -0.4 183

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.9 6.5 -0.4 183

Muskegon, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.5 -0.4 183

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 5.2 -0.4 183

Portsmouth, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA

3.0 2.6 -0.4 183

Raleigh, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.4 -0.4 183

Richmond, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.2 -0.4 183

Roanoke, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.0 -0.4 183

Rochester, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.7 -0.4 183

St. George, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.7 -0.4 183

Salinas, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.1 7.7 -0.4 183

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

4.7 4.3 -0.4 183

Sheboygan, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.4 -0.4 183

Springfield, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.0 -0.4 183

Texarkana, TX-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.5 -0.4 183

Visalia-Porterville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

11.6 11.2 -0.4 183

Watertown-Fort Drum, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 6.2 -0.4 183

Wausau, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.6 -0.4 183

Alexandria, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 6.3 -0.3 222

Baton Rouge, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 5.2 -0.3 222

Bay City, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.5 -0.3 222

Bellingham, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.8 -0.3 222

Bloomington, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.8 -0.3 222

Boise City, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.7 -0.3 222

Burlington-South Burlington, VT Metropolitan NECTA

2.9 2.6 -0.3 222

Charlottesville, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.6 -0.3 222

Coeur d'Alene, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.7 -0.3 222

Corvallis, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.9 -0.3 222

Dalton, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.7 6.4 -0.3 222

Danbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA

4.6 4.3 -0.3 222

Decatur, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.9 6.6 -0.3 222

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.3 -0.3 222

El Paso, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.9 -0.3 222

Fort Wayne, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.2 -0.3 222

Gadsden, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 5.9 -0.3 222

Glens Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 5.0 -0.3 222

Grand Island, NE Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.5 -0.3 222

Grand Junction, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 5.3 -0.3 222

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.6 -0.3 222

Kankakee, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.8 6.5 -0.3 222

Kokomo, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.7 -0.3 222

Lansing-East Lansing, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.2 -0.3 222

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.3 -0.3 222

Lynchburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.6 -0.3 222

Mobile, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.9 6.6 -0.3 222

Monroe, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.3 -0.3 222

Montgomery, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.5 -0.3 222

Napa, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.3 -0.3 222

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 5.0 -0.3 222

Ogden-Clearfield, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.4 -0.3 222

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

5.4 5.1 -0.3 222

Pocatello, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.6 -0.3 222

Rockford, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.9 6.6 -0.3 222

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

4.2 3.9 -0.3 222

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.4 -0.3 222

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

5.4 5.2 -0.2 259

Ames, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.5 2.3 -0.2 259

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

5.9 5.7 -0.2 259

Columbia, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.3 -0.2 259

Columbus, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.4 -0.2 259

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.9 -0.2 259

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 5.3 -0.2 259

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

5.6 5.4 -0.2 259

East Stroudsburg, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 6.2 -0.2 259

Elmira, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.7 -0.2 259

Gettysburg, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.0 -0.2 259

Goldsboro, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 5.8 -0.2 259

Idaho Falls, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.2 -0.2 259

Ithaca, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.2 -0.2 259

Joplin, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.2 -0.2 259

Killeen-Temple, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.5 -0.2 259

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.6 -0.2 259

Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.1 -0.2 259

Las Cruces, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.3 7.1 -0.2 259

Lawrence, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.5 -0.2 259

Lewiston, ID-WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.8 -0.2 259

Lexington-Fayette, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.8 -0.2 259

Midland, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.7 -0.2 259

Missoula, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.7 -0.2 259

Provo-Orem, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 3.1 -0.2 259

Salt Lake City, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.2 -0.2 259

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 5.1 -0.2 259

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

6.2 6.0 -0.2 259

Sherman-Denison, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.8 -0.2 259

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.4 -0.2 259

Springfield, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 5.0 -0.2 259

Toledo, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.9 -0.2 259

Topeka, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.0 -0.2 259

Twin Falls, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.3 -0.2 259

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

4.9 4.7 -0.2 259

Albuquerque, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 6.0 -0.1 294

Ann Arbor, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.7 -0.1 294

Austin-Round Rock, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.3 -0.1 294

Birmingham-Hoover, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 5.4 -0.1 294

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 5.3 -0.1 294

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 5.6 -0.1 294

Carbondale-Marion, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.8 -0.1 294

Cedar Rapids, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.7 -0.1 294

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.4 -0.1 294

Dubuque, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.6 -0.1 294

Evansville, IN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.2 -0.1 294

Iowa City, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 2.6 -0.1 294

Manhattan, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.4 -0.1 294

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.9 7.8 -0.1 294

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 3.2 -0.1 294

Rapid City, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 3.1 -0.1 294

Santa Fe, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 5.2 -0.1 294

Sioux Falls, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.6 2.5 -0.1 294

Waco, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 4.0 -0.1 294

Wichita, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.6 -0.1 294

York-Hanover, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.6 -0.1 294

Amarillo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 3.1 0.0 315

Auburn-Opelika, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 5.2 0.0 315

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.7 0.0 315

Champaign-Urbana, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 5.0 0.0 315

Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.2 0.0 315

Dayton, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.8 0.0 315

Fargo, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.5 2.5 0.0 315

Grand Forks, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 3.0 0.0 315

Great Falls, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 4.0 0.0 315

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

6.3 6.3 0.0 315

Lancaster, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 4.1 0.0 315

Lebanon, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.5 0.0 315

Logan, UT-ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 3.1 0.0 315

Lubbock, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.4 0.0 315

Mansfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 5.6 0.0 315

Owensboro, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.6 0.0 315

Rochester, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 3.2 0.0 315

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.8 0.0 315

Tyler, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.5 0.0 315

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.4 0.0 315

Wichita Falls, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.3 0.0 315

Abilene, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.9 0.1 336

Akron, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 5.1 0.1 336

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.7 6.8 0.1 336

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.7 0.1 336

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.1 7.2 0.1 336

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 5.1 0.1 336

College Station-Bryan, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.6 0.1 336

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.4 0.1 336

Lima, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 5.0 0.1 336

Lincoln, NE Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 2.8 0.1 336

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

3.4 3.5 0.1 336

Reading, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 5.0 0.1 336

St. Cloud, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.9 0.1 336

Tuscaloosa, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 5.8 0.1 336

Altoona, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 5.3 0.2 350

Bakersfield, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

10.2 10.4 0.2 350

Bismarck, ND Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.6 2.8 0.2 350

Cheyenne, WY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 4.2 0.2 350

Danville, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.1 7.3 0.2 350

Laredo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.9 0.2 350

Peoria, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 6.6 0.2 350

State College, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 4.2 0.2 350

Wenatchee, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 6.1 0.2 350

Billings, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 3.6 0.3 359

Bloomington, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 5.1 0.3 359

Canton-Massillon, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 5.6 0.3 359

Johnstown, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 6.8 0.3 359

Lawton, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.6 0.3 359

Mankato-North Mankato, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.8 3.1 0.3 359

Oklahoma City, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 4.2 0.3 359

Pittsburgh, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 5.6 0.3 359

Springfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 5.3 0.3 359

Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.5 7.8 0.3 359

Cleveland-Elyria, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 5.3 0.4 369

Fairbanks, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 5.9 0.4 369

San Angelo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 4.5 0.4 369

Wheeling, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 7.0 0.4 369

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

6.1 6.5 0.4 369

Anchorage, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 6.1 0.5 374

Enid, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 4.4 0.5 374

Tulsa, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.9 0.5 374

Williamsport, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 6.6 0.6 377

Corpus Christi, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 5.9 0.7 378

Duluth, MN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 5.6 0.7 378

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

4.6 5.3 0.7 378

Lafayette, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 7.1 0.7 378

Houma-Thibodaux, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 6.6 0.9 382

Midland, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 4.4 0.9 382

Erie, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 6.5 1.0 384

Longview, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 6.1 1.1 385

Victoria, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 5.4 1.2 386

Odessa, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 6.3 1.7 387

Farmington, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.8 8.7 1.9 388

Casper, WY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 7.2 2.3 389

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