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Local Area Unemployment Statistics
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Over-the-Year Change in Unemployment Rates for Metropolitan Areas

Over-the-Year Change in Unemployment Rates for Metropolitan Areas, 2015-2016 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

21.8 19.1 -2.7 1

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.5 7.4 -2.1 2

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.0 6.7 -1.3 3

Madera, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

10.6 9.3 -1.3 3

Pine Bluff, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.7 5.4 -1.3 3

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.7 7.4 -1.3 3

Florence, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.7 5.5 -1.2 7

Jonesboro, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 3.4 -1.2 7

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

6.2 5.0 -1.2 7

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

7.1 5.9 -1.2 7

New Bedford, MA Metropolitan NECTA

7.2 6.0 -1.2 7

Ocean City, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

11.0 9.8 -1.2 7

Reno, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 5.1 -1.2 7

Barnstable Town, MA Metropolitan NECTA

5.9 4.8 -1.1 14

Carson City, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.3 6.2 -1.1 14

Grants Pass, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.5 6.4 -1.1 14

Hot Springs, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.3 -1.1 14

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

6.1 5.0 -1.1 14

Spartanburg, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 4.7 -1.1 14

Waterbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA

7.1 6.0 -1.1 14

Albany, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 5.6 -1.0 21

Jackson, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 4.9 -1.0 21

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.9 5.9 -1.0 21

Medford, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 5.6 -1.0 21

Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 5.2 -1.0 21

Modesto, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.6 8.6 -1.0 21

Morristown, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 5.2 -1.0 21

Sebring, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.6 6.6 -1.0 21

Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.3 6.3 -1.0 21

Sumter, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.8 5.8 -1.0 21

Bend-Redmond, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 4.8 -0.9 31

Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.2 -0.9 31

Columbia, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.5 -0.9 31

Cumberland, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.9 6.0 -0.9 31

Fayetteville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.3 6.4 -0.9 31

Leominster-Gardner, MA Metropolitan NECTA

5.7 4.8 -0.9 31

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

4.4 3.5 -0.9 31

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA Metropolitan NECTA

6.0 5.1 -0.9 31

Yuba City, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

10.2 9.3 -0.9 31

Albany, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.1 6.3 -0.8 40

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.4 -0.8 40

Brunswick, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 5.6 -0.8 40

Cleveland, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.6 -0.8 40

Colorado Springs, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.6 -0.8 40

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

6.0 5.2 -0.8 40

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

3.7 2.9 -0.8 40

Fresno, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

10.3 9.5 -0.8 40

Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.4 -0.8 40

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 4.8 -0.8 40

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

5.4 4.6 -0.8 40

Homosassa Springs, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.6 6.8 -0.8 40

Janesville-Beloit, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.3 -0.8 40

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 5.6 -0.8 40

Merced, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

11.4 10.6 -0.8 40

New Haven, CT Metropolitan NECTA

5.6 4.8 -0.8 40

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 5.2 -0.8 40

Pittsfield, MA Metropolitan NECTA

5.5 4.7 -0.8 40

Pueblo, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.6 -0.8 40

Redding, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.8 7.0 -0.8 40

Salem, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.0 -0.8 40

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.9 6.1 -0.8 40

Springfield, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA

5.7 4.9 -0.8 40

Worcester, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA

5.1 4.3 -0.8 40

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 5.7 -0.7 64

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH Metropolitan NECTA

4.3 3.6 -0.7 64

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT Metropolitan NECTA

5.5 4.8 -0.7 64

California-Lexington Park, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.1 -0.7 64

Eugene, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 5.0 -0.7 64

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.3 6.6 -0.7 64

Fort Smith, AR-OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.6 -0.7 64

Greensboro-High Point, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.2 -0.7 64

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.5 -0.7 64

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT Metropolitan NECTA

5.6 4.9 -0.7 64

Jacksonville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.7 -0.7 64

Johnson City, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.2 -0.7 64

Knoxville, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.5 -0.7 64

Macon-Bibb County, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 5.9 -0.7 64

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

4.5 3.8 -0.7 64

New Bern, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.2 -0.7 64

Ocala, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 5.9 -0.7 64

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.5 -0.7 64

Panama City, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.8 -0.7 64

Punta Gorda, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.4 -0.7 64

Racine, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.8 -0.7 64

Rocky Mount, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.0 7.3 -0.7 64

Rome, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.8 6.1 -0.7 64

Salisbury, MD-DE Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 5.6 -0.7 64

Stockton-Lodi, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.9 8.2 -0.7 64

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

5.3 4.6 -0.7 64

Terre Haute, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.4 -0.7 64

Valdosta, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 5.3 -0.7 64

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 5.5 -0.7 64

Athens-Clarke County, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.2 -0.6 93

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.2 -0.6 93

Bowling Green, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.1 -0.6 93

Burlington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.7 -0.6 93

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

5.4 4.8 -0.6 93

Chattanooga, TN-GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.9 -0.6 93

Chico, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.2 6.6 -0.6 93

Clarksville, TN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.3 -0.6 93

Columbus, GA-AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.0 6.4 -0.6 93

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.0 -0.6 93

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.2 -0.6 93

Dover-Durham, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA

3.2 2.6 -0.6 93

Fond du Lac, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.4 -0.6 93

Hanford-Corcoran, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

10.6 10.0 -0.6 93

Harrisonburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.9 -0.6 93

Jefferson City, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.8 -0.6 93

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

5.6 5.0 -0.6 93

Lewiston-Auburn, ME Metropolitan NECTA

4.2 3.6 -0.6 93

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

5.6 5.0 -0.6 93

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.2 -0.6 93

Monroe, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.7 6.1 -0.6 93

Muncie, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 5.1 -0.6 93

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.7 -0.6 93

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.5 -0.6 93

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.8 -0.6 93

Port St. Lucie, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.5 -0.6 93

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

5.1 4.5 -0.6 93

Prescott, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 5.0 -0.6 93

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 6.0 -0.6 93

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

5.9 5.3 -0.6 93

St. Joseph, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.0 -0.6 93

Savannah, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.2 -0.6 93

Tallahassee, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.7 -0.6 93

The Villages, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.8 7.2 -0.6 93

Trenton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.3 -0.6 93

Warner Robins, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 5.7 -0.6 93

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

4.4 3.8 -0.6 93

Wilmington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.8 -0.6 93

Winston-Salem, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.8 -0.6 93

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.1 6.6 -0.5 132

Asheville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.1 -0.5 132

Boulder, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 2.6 -0.5 132

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.7 -0.5 132

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

4.6 4.1 -0.5 132

Danbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA

4.5 4.0 -0.5 132

Decatur, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 5.8 -0.5 132

Elkhart-Goshen, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.4 -0.5 132

Flint, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 5.8 -0.5 132

Fort Collins, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 2.7 -0.5 132

Green Bay, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.6 -0.5 132

Hinesville, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 5.8 -0.5 132

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.0 -0.5 132

Jackson, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.9 -0.5 132

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.0 -0.5 132

Kansas City, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.3 -0.5 132

Lake Charles, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.8 -0.5 132

Manchester, NH Metropolitan NECTA

3.3 2.8 -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

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.6 -0.5 132

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 5.2 -0.5 132

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 5.9 -0.5 132

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

5.5 5.0 -0.5 132

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.7 -0.5 132

Portland-South Portland, ME Metropolitan NECTA

3.5 3.0 -0.5 132

Richmond, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.1 -0.5 132

Roanoke, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.9 -0.5 132

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

5.1 4.6 -0.5 132

Salinas, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.2 7.7 -0.5 132

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.7 -0.5 132

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.8 -0.5 132

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

4.8 4.3 -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

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.5 -0.5 132

Springfield, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.0 -0.5 132

Staunton-Waynesboro, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.7 -0.5 132

Tucson, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 5.0 -0.5 132

Urban Honolulu, HI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 2.7 -0.5 132

Utica-Rome, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 5.1 -0.5 132

Visalia-Porterville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

11.7 11.2 -0.5 132

Winchester, VA-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.7 -0.5 132

Appleton, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.4 -0.4 175

Bangor, ME Metropolitan NECTA

4.2 3.8 -0.4 175

Battle Creek, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.8 -0.4 175

Binghamton, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.5 -0.4 175

Bloomington, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.7 -0.4 175

Charleston, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 5.9 -0.4 175

Charlottesville, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.5 -0.4 175

Decatur, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.0 6.6 -0.4 175

Dothan, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 5.9 -0.4 175

Dover, DE Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.9 -0.4 175

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.5 -0.4 175

East Stroudsburg, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 6.2 -0.4 175

Eau Claire, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.6 -0.4 175

El Centro, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

24.6 24.2 -0.4 175

Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.6 -0.4 175

Flagstaff, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 6.1 -0.4 175

Fort Wayne, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.1 -0.4 175

Gettysburg, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.9 -0.4 175

Greeley, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.3 -0.4 175

Greenville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 5.6 -0.4 175

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 6.1 -0.4 175

Hammond, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.2 6.8 -0.4 175

Hattiesburg, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.4 -0.4 175

Jackson, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 5.0 -0.4 175

Kankakee, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.9 6.5 -0.4 175

Kokomo, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.6 -0.4 175

Longview, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.5 7.1 -0.4 175

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.2 -0.4 175

Madison, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 2.9 -0.4 175

Michigan City-La Porte, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 5.8 -0.4 175

Montgomery, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.5 -0.4 175

Muskegon, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.5 -0.4 175

Portsmouth, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA

3.0 2.6 -0.4 175

Raleigh, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.4 -0.4 175

Rockford, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.0 6.6 -0.4 175

Saginaw, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.4 -0.4 175

St. George, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.6 -0.4 175

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

4.3 3.9 -0.4 175

Sheboygan, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.3 -0.4 175

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.8 6.4 -0.4 175

Syracuse, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 5.0 -0.4 175

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

4.9 4.5 -0.4 175

Wausau, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.5 -0.4 175

Yakima, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.8 7.4 -0.4 175

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.2 -0.3 219

Bay City, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.5 -0.3 219

Beckley, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.6 7.3 -0.3 219

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 5.2 -0.3 219

Boise City, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.5 -0.3 219

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 5.2 -0.3 219

Burlington-South Burlington, VT Metropolitan NECTA

2.8 2.5 -0.3 219

Columbia, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.3 -0.3 219

Columbus, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.3 -0.3 219

Dalton, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.8 6.5 -0.3 219

Gadsden, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 5.9 -0.3 219

Gainesville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.4 -0.3 219

Gainesville, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.6 -0.3 219

Grand Island, NE Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.5 -0.3 219

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.6 -0.3 219

Huntsville, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 5.2 -0.3 219

Jacksonville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.5 -0.3 219

Joplin, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.2 -0.3 219

Kalamazoo-Portage, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.5 -0.3 219

Kingston, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.5 -0.3 219

Lansing-East Lansing, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.2 -0.3 219

Lynchburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.5 -0.3 219

Mobile, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.9 6.6 -0.3 219

Napa, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.3 -0.3 219

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 5.0 -0.3 219

Ogden-Clearfield, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.3 -0.3 219

Rochester, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.8 -0.3 219

Salt Lake City, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.1 -0.3 219

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

6.3 6.0 -0.3 219

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.3 -0.3 219

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 6.2 -0.3 219

Springfield, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 5.0 -0.3 219

Texarkana, TX-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.6 -0.3 219

Walla Walla, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 5.4 -0.3 219

Watertown-Fort Drum, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 6.3 -0.3 219

Alexandria, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 6.3 -0.2 254

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

5.4 5.2 -0.2 254

Ames, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.5 2.3 -0.2 254

Baton Rouge, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 5.2 -0.2 254

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

6.0 5.8 -0.2 254

Coeur d'Alene, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.5 -0.2 254

Corvallis, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.9 -0.2 254

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.9 -0.2 254

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 5.4 -0.2 254

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.3 -0.2 254

El Paso, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 5.0 -0.2 254

Glens Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 5.1 -0.2 254

Goldsboro, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 5.8 -0.2 254

Grand Junction, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 5.1 -0.2 254

Ithaca, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.2 -0.2 254

Kennewick-Richland, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.7 6.5 -0.2 254

Killeen-Temple, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.5 -0.2 254

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.6 -0.2 254

Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.0 -0.2 254

Las Cruces, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.4 7.2 -0.2 254

Lawrence, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.5 -0.2 254

Lebanon, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.4 -0.2 254

Lexington-Fayette, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.7 -0.2 254

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.0 7.8 -0.2 254

Monroe, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.4 -0.2 254

Morgantown, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.7 -0.2 254

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 6.4 -0.2 254

Olympia-Tumwater, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.6 -0.2 254

Pocatello, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.5 -0.2 254

Provo-Orem, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 3.0 -0.2 254

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 5.1 -0.2 254

Sherman-Denison, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.9 -0.2 254

Toledo, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.9 -0.2 254

Topeka, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.0 -0.2 254

Twin Falls, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.2 -0.2 254

York-Hanover, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.6 -0.2 254

Albuquerque, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 6.1 -0.1 290

Ann Arbor, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.7 -0.1 290

Auburn-Opelika, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 5.2 -0.1 290

Austin-Round Rock, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.3 -0.1 290

Bellingham, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.7 -0.1 290

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.7 -0.1 290

Carbondale-Marion, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.8 -0.1 290

Cedar Rapids, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.7 -0.1 290

Champaign-Urbana, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 5.0 -0.1 290

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.4 -0.1 290

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

5.5 5.4 -0.1 290

Dubuque, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.5 -0.1 290

Elmira, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.8 -0.1 290

Evansville, IN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.1 -0.1 290

Idaho Falls, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 3.1 -0.1 290

Iowa City, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 2.6 -0.1 290

Lancaster, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.1 -0.1 290

Lewiston, ID-WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.7 -0.1 290

Lubbock, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.4 -0.1 290

Manhattan, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.4 -0.1 290

Midland, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.8 -0.1 290

Missoula, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.9 -0.1 290

Owensboro, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.5 -0.1 290

Reading, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.9 -0.1 290

Rochester, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 3.2 -0.1 290

Santa Fe, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 5.3 -0.1 290

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.4 -0.1 290

Sioux Falls, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.6 2.5 -0.1 290

Waco, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 4.0 -0.1 290

Wichita, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.5 -0.1 290

Abilene, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.9 0.0 320

Altoona, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 5.2 0.0 320

Amarillo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 3.1 0.0 320

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.8 6.8 0.0 320

Birmingham-Hoover, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 5.5 0.0 320

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.6 0.0 320

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.2 7.2 0.0 320

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 5.1 0.0 320

Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.2 0.0 320

Dayton, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.8 0.0 320

Grand Forks, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 3.0 0.0 320

Great Falls, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 4.1 0.0 320

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.4 0.0 320

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

6.2 6.2 0.0 320

Johnstown, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.7 6.7 0.0 320

Logan, UT-ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 3.0 0.0 320

Mansfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 5.6 0.0 320

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

3.5 3.5 0.0 320

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 3.2 0.0 320

Rapid City, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 3.2 0.0 320

St. Cloud, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.9 0.0 320

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.8 0.0 320

Tyler, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.5 0.0 320

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.3 0.0 320

Akron, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 5.1 0.1 344

Bakersfield, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

10.3 10.4 0.1 344

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 5.5 0.1 344

College Station-Bryan, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.6 0.1 344

Fargo, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.5 2.6 0.1 344

Laredo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.9 0.1 344

Lima, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 5.0 0.1 344

Peoria, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 6.6 0.1 344

State College, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 4.1 0.1 344

Tuscaloosa, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 5.8 0.1 344

Wichita Falls, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.4 0.1 344

Bismarck, ND Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.6 2.8 0.2 355

Canton-Massillon, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 5.6 0.2 355

Danville, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.1 7.3 0.2 355

Lincoln, NE Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.6 2.8 0.2 355

Mankato-North Mankato, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.9 3.1 0.2 355

Oklahoma City, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 4.0 0.2 355

Pittsburgh, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 5.6 0.2 355

Springfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 5.3 0.2 355

Bloomington, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 5.1 0.3 363

Cheyenne, WY Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 4.2 0.3 363

Fairbanks, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 5.6 0.3 363

Lawton, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.5 0.3 363

Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.5 7.8 0.3 363

Wenatchee, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 6.0 0.3 363

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

6.2 6.5 0.3 363

Anchorage, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 5.9 0.4 370

Billings, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.8 0.4 370

Cleveland-Elyria, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 5.4 0.4 370

Enid, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 4.2 0.4 370

San Angelo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 4.5 0.4 370

Williamsport, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 6.6 0.4 370

Tulsa, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.8 0.5 376

Wheeling, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 7.0 0.5 376

Duluth, MN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 5.6 0.6 378

Corpus Christi, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 5.9 0.7 379

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

4.6 5.3 0.7 379

Lafayette, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 7.1 0.7 379

Erie, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 6.4 0.8 382

Midland, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 4.4 0.9 383

Houma-Thibodaux, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 6.7 1.0 384

Longview, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 6.1 1.1 385

Victoria, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 5.5 1.3 386

Odessa, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 6.4 1.7 387

Farmington, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.0 8.9 1.9 388

Casper, WY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 7.2 2.4 389

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 16, 2021