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

7.3 5.8 -1.5 3

Pine Bluff, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.8 5.4 -1.4 4

Florence, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.8 5.5 -1.3 5

Grants Pass, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.7 6.4 -1.3 5

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 11

Hot Springs, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.3 -1.2 11

Jonesboro, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 3.4 -1.2 11

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

7.2 6.0 -1.2 11

Reno, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 5.1 -1.2 11

Bend-Redmond, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 4.8 -1.1 16

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 25

Fayetteville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.4 6.4 -1.0 25

Jackson, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 4.9 -1.0 25

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

4.5 3.5 -1.0 25

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

6.2 5.2 -1.0 25

Sebring, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.5 6.5 -1.0 25

Sumter, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.8 5.8 -1.0 25

Waterbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA

7.3 6.3 -1.0 25

Worcester, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA

5.2 4.2 -1.0 25

Colorado Springs, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 3.7 -0.9 34

Columbia, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.6 -0.9 34

Cumberland, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.1 6.2 -0.9 34

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.8 5.9 -0.9 34

Modesto, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.5 8.6 -0.9 34

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 5.1 -0.9 34

Pittsfield, MA Metropolitan NECTA

5.5 4.6 -0.9 34

Salem, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.0 -0.9 34

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.9 6.0 -0.9 34

Springfield, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA

5.7 4.8 -0.9 34

Albany, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.0 6.2 -0.8 44

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH Metropolitan NECTA

4.3 3.5 -0.8 44

Brunswick, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 5.5 -0.8 44

Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.3 -0.8 44

Cleveland, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.6 -0.8 44

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

5.9 5.1 -0.8 44

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

3.7 2.9 -0.8 44

Fort Smith, AR-OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.6 -0.8 44

Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.5 -0.8 44

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 4.8 -0.8 44

Homosassa Springs, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.5 6.7 -0.8 44

Jacksonville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.6 -0.8 44

Janesville-Beloit, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.4 -0.8 44

Johnson City, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 5.2 -0.8 44

Knoxville, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.4 -0.8 44

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 5.5 -0.8 44

Merced, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

11.4 10.6 -0.8 44

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

4.5 3.7 -0.8 44

New Bern, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 5.2 -0.8 44

Panama City, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.7 -0.8 44

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA Metropolitan NECTA

5.9 5.1 -0.8 44

Pueblo, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 4.8 -0.8 44

Redding, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.8 7.0 -0.8 44

Rocky Mount, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.1 7.3 -0.8 44

Stockton-Lodi, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.9 8.1 -0.8 44

Yuba City, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

10.2 9.4 -0.8 44

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.6 -0.7 70

Burlington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.7 -0.7 70

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

5.5 4.8 -0.7 70

Eugene, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.1 -0.7 70

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.3 6.6 -0.7 70

Fresno, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

10.2 9.5 -0.7 70

Greensboro-High Point, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.2 -0.7 70

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.6 -0.7 70

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

5.4 4.7 -0.7 70

Lake Charles, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.7 -0.7 70

Longview, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.8 7.1 -0.7 70

Macon-Bibb County, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 5.8 -0.7 70

Ocala, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 5.8 -0.7 70

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.5 -0.7 70

Prescott, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 4.9 -0.7 70

Punta Gorda, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 5.3 -0.7 70

Racine, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 4.9 -0.7 70

Rome, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.7 6.0 -0.7 70

Terre Haute, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.4 -0.7 70

Wilmington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.8 -0.7 70

Winston-Salem, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.8 -0.7 70

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

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 5.7 -0.6 91

California-Lexington Park, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.2 -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

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

Columbus, GA-AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.9 6.3 -0.6 91

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.1 -0.6 91

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.3 -0.6 91

Dover-Durham, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA

3.2 2.6 -0.6 91

Fond du Lac, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.5 -0.6 91

Harrisonburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.0 -0.6 91

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.1 -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

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.7 -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

6.8 6.2 -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

Trenton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.4 -0.6 91

Valdosta, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.3 -0.6 91

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.5 -0.6 91

Walla Walla, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 5.4 -0.6 91

Warner Robins, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 5.6 -0.6 91

Yakima, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.1 7.5 -0.6 91

Asheville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.1 -0.5 132

Beckley, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.8 7.3 -0.5 132

Binghamton, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.4 -0.5 132

Boise City, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.7 -0.5 132

Boulder, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 2.7 -0.5 132

Bowling Green, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.3 -0.5 132

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT Metropolitan NECTA

5.5 5.0 -0.5 132

Clarksville, TN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.4 -0.5 132

Coeur d'Alene, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.6 -0.5 132

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

4.6 4.1 -0.5 132

Dover, DE Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.9 -0.5 132

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.5 -0.5 132

El Centro, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

24.1 23.6 -0.5 132

Flagstaff, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 6.0 -0.5 132

Flint, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.6 -0.5 132

Fort Collins, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 2.8 -0.5 132

Green Bay, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.7 -0.5 132

Greenville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.6 -0.5 132

Hammond, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.2 6.7 -0.5 132

Hanford-Corcoran, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

10.5 10.0 -0.5 132

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT Metropolitan NECTA

5.7 5.2 -0.5 132

Hinesville, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 5.7 -0.5 132

Jackson, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.8 -0.5 132

Jefferson City, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.8 -0.5 132

Kansas City, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.3 -0.5 132

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

5.6 5.1 -0.5 132

Manchester, NH Metropolitan NECTA

3.3 2.8 -0.5 132

Morgantown, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.6 -0.5 132

New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 5.5 -0.5 132

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

5.3 4.8 -0.5 132

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.8 -0.5 132

Portland-South Portland, ME Metropolitan NECTA

3.5 3.0 -0.5 132

St. Joseph, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.0 -0.5 132

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

5.1 4.6 -0.5 132

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.7 -0.5 132

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.5 7.0 -0.5 132

Santa Rosa, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.0 -0.5 132

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.9 6.4 -0.5 132

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.5 -0.5 132

Staunton-Waynesboro, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.8 -0.5 132

Syracuse, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.9 -0.5 132

Tallahassee, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.7 -0.5 132

Tucson, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 5.0 -0.5 132

Urban Honolulu, HI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 2.8 -0.5 132

Utica-Rome, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 5.0 -0.5 132

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

4.4 3.9 -0.5 132

Wausau, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.5 -0.5 132

Winchester, VA-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.8 -0.5 132

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.1 -0.4 180

Alexandria, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 6.2 -0.4 180

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.0 6.6 -0.4 180

Appleton, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.5 -0.4 180

Bangor, ME Metropolitan NECTA

4.2 3.8 -0.4 180

Bay City, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.4 -0.4 180

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 5.1 -0.4 180

Danbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA

4.6 4.2 -0.4 180

Decatur, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 5.8 -0.4 180

Decatur, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.0 6.6 -0.4 180

Eau Claire, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.7 -0.4 180

Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.7 -0.4 180

Elkhart-Goshen, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.5 -0.4 180

Gainesville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.3 -0.4 180

Gainesville, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.5 -0.4 180

Greeley, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.4 -0.4 180

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 6.0 -0.4 180

Hattiesburg, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 5.3 -0.4 180

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.1 -0.4 180

Jackson, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.9 -0.4 180

Jacksonville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.5 -0.4 180

Kalamazoo-Portage, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.4 -0.4 180

Kankakee, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.7 6.3 -0.4 180

Kennewick-Richland, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.0 6.6 -0.4 180

Kingston, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.4 -0.4 180

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.3 -0.4 180

Madison, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.0 -0.4 180

Michigan City-La Porte, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 5.9 -0.4 180

Montgomery, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.5 -0.4 180

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.8 6.4 -0.4 180

Olympia-Tumwater, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 5.6 -0.4 180

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 5.2 -0.4 180

Pocatello, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.6 -0.4 180

Portsmouth, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA

3.0 2.6 -0.4 180

Raleigh, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.4 -0.4 180

Richmond, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.2 -0.4 180

Roanoke, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.0 -0.4 180

Rochester, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.7 -0.4 180

Rockford, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.9 6.5 -0.4 180

Saginaw, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 5.3 -0.4 180

St. George, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.7 -0.4 180

Salinas, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.1 7.7 -0.4 180

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.8 -0.4 180

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

4.3 3.9 -0.4 180

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

4.7 4.3 -0.4 180

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.4 -0.4 180

Sheboygan, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.4 -0.4 180

Springfield, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.8 -0.4 180

Springfield, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.0 -0.4 180

Texarkana, TX-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.5 -0.4 180

Watertown-Fort Drum, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 6.2 -0.4 180

Baton Rouge, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 5.2 -0.3 231

Battle Creek, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.8 -0.3 231

Bloomington, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.8 -0.3 231

Burlington-South Burlington, VT Metropolitan NECTA

2.9 2.6 -0.3 231

Charlottesville, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.6 -0.3 231

Corvallis, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.9 -0.3 231

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.3 -0.3 231

Dothan, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 5.9 -0.3 231

El Paso, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.9 -0.3 231

Fort Wayne, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.2 -0.3 231

Gadsden, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 5.9 -0.3 231

Glens Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 5.0 -0.3 231

Goldsboro, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.8 -0.3 231

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.6 -0.3 231

Huntsville, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 5.2 -0.3 231

Idaho Falls, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.2 -0.3 231

Kokomo, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.7 -0.3 231

Lansing-East Lansing, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.2 -0.3 231

Lewiston, ID-WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.8 -0.3 231

Lynchburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.6 -0.3 231

Mobile, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.9 6.6 -0.3 231

Monroe, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.3 -0.3 231

Muskegon, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.5 -0.3 231

Napa, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.3 -0.3 231

Ogden-Clearfield, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.4 -0.3 231

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

5.4 5.1 -0.3 231

Visalia-Porterville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

11.5 11.2 -0.3 231

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

5.4 5.2 -0.2 258

Ames, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.5 2.3 -0.2 258

Bellingham, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 5.8 -0.2 258

Carbondale-Marion, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.7 -0.2 258

Cedar Rapids, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.7 -0.2 258

Columbia, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.3 -0.2 258

Columbus, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.4 -0.2 258

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.9 -0.2 258

Dalton, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 6.4 -0.2 258

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

5.6 5.4 -0.2 258

East Stroudsburg, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 6.3 -0.2 258

Elmira, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.7 -0.2 258

Gettysburg, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.0 -0.2 258

Grand Island, NE Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.6 -0.2 258

Grand Junction, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 5.3 -0.2 258

Ithaca, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.2 -0.2 258

Joplin, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.2 -0.2 258

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.6 -0.2 258

Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.1 -0.2 258

Lawrence, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.5 -0.2 258

Lexington-Fayette, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.8 -0.2 258

Midland, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.7 -0.2 258

Missoula, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.7 -0.2 258

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 5.0 -0.2 258

Provo-Orem, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 3.1 -0.2 258

Salt Lake City, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.2 -0.2 258

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 5.1 -0.2 258

Sherman-Denison, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.8 -0.2 258

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.4 -0.2 258

Topeka, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.0 -0.2 258

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

4.9 4.7 -0.2 258

York-Hanover, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.6 -0.2 258

Austin-Round Rock, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.3 -0.1 290

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 5.3 -0.1 290

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 5.5 -0.1 290

Champaign-Urbana, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 5.1 -0.1 290

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

5.9 5.8 -0.1 290

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.4 -0.1 290

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 5.4 -0.1 290

Dayton, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.7 -0.1 290

Dubuque, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.6 -0.1 290

Evansville, IN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.2 -0.1 290

Iowa City, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 2.6 -0.1 290

Killeen-Temple, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.5 -0.1 290

Las Cruces, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.3 7.2 -0.1 290

Logan, UT-ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 3.0 -0.1 290

Manhattan, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.4 -0.1 290

Mansfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 5.5 -0.1 290

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.9 7.8 -0.1 290

Owensboro, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.6 -0.1 290

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

6.2 6.1 -0.1 290

Sioux Falls, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.6 2.5 -0.1 290

Toledo, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.9 -0.1 290

Waco, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 4.0 -0.1 290

Albuquerque, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 6.1 0.0 312

Amarillo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 3.1 0.0 312

Ann Arbor, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.7 0.0 312

Auburn-Opelika, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 5.2 0.0 312

Birmingham-Hoover, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 5.5 0.0 312

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.7 0.0 312

Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.2 0.0 312

Danville, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.1 7.1 0.0 312

Fargo, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.5 2.5 0.0 312

Grand Forks, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 3.0 0.0 312

Great Falls, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 4.0 0.0 312

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

6.3 6.3 0.0 312

Lancaster, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 4.1 0.0 312

Lebanon, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.5 0.0 312

Lubbock, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.4 0.0 312

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 3.3 0.0 312

Rapid City, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 3.2 0.0 312

Rochester, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 3.2 0.0 312

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.8 0.0 312

Santa Fe, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 5.3 0.0 312

Tyler, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.5 0.0 312

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.4 0.0 312

Wichita Falls, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.3 0.0 312

Wichita, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.6 0.0 312

Abilene, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.9 0.1 336

Altoona, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 5.3 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

Cheyenne, WY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 4.1 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

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

Peoria, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 6.5 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

Wenatchee, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 6.0 0.1 336

Akron, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 5.1 0.2 351

Bakersfield, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

10.2 10.4 0.2 351

Bismarck, ND Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.6 2.8 0.2 351

Bloomington, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 5.1 0.2 351

Canton-Massillon, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 5.5 0.2 351

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 5.2 0.2 351

Johnstown, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 6.8 0.2 351

Laredo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.9 0.2 351

Lima, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 5.0 0.2 351

Springfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 5.2 0.2 351

State College, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 4.2 0.2 351

Billings, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 3.6 0.3 362

Lawton, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.6 0.3 362

Mankato-North Mankato, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.8 3.1 0.3 362

Oklahoma City, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 4.2 0.3 362

Pittsburgh, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 5.6 0.3 362

Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.5 7.8 0.3 362

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

6.1 6.4 0.3 362

Cleveland-Elyria, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 5.4 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

Anchorage, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 6.2 0.5 373

Enid, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 4.4 0.5 373

Williamsport, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 6.6 0.5 373

Lafayette, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 7.0 0.6 376

Tulsa, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 5.0 0.6 376

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

Houma-Thibodaux, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 6.6 0.9 381

Midland, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 4.4 0.9 381

Erie, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 6.5 1.0 383

Longview, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 6.1 1.1 384

Victoria, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 5.4 1.2 385

Odessa, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 6.4 1.8 386

Farmington, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.9 8.8 1.9 387

Casper, WY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 7.1 2.2 388

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 20, 2018