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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, 2016-2017 Annual Averages
Metropolitan area 2016
rate
2017
rate
Over-the-year
Change Rank

United States

4.9 4.4 -0.5  

El Centro, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

24.2 19.7 -4.5 1

Odessa, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 4.1 -2.3 2

Yuma, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

19.1 17.2 -1.9 3

Casper, WY Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.2 5.4 -1.8 4

Beckley, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.3 5.7 -1.6 5

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 5.0 -1.6 5

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 5.1 -1.5 7

Farmington, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.9 7.4 -1.5 7

Lafayette, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.1 5.6 -1.5 7

Birmingham-Hoover, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.1 -1.4 10

Decatur, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 4.4 -1.4 10

Dothan, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 4.5 -1.4 10

Grand Junction, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 3.7 -1.4 10

Michigan City-La Porte, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 4.4 -1.4 10

Midland, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.0 -1.4 10

Tuscaloosa, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 4.4 -1.4 10

Mobile, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 5.3 -1.3 17

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.0 5.7 -1.3 17

Wheeling, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.0 5.7 -1.3 17

Carson City, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 5.0 -1.2 20

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.2 -1.2 20

Gadsden, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 4.7 -1.2 20

Houma-Thibodaux, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.7 5.5 -1.2 20

Huntsville, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.0 -1.2 20

Merced, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

10.6 9.4 -1.2 20

Montgomery, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.3 -1.2 20

Morristown, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.0 -1.2 20

Redding, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.0 5.8 -1.2 20

Stockton-Lodi, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.2 7.0 -1.2 20

Terre Haute, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.2 -1.2 20

Auburn-Opelika, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.1 -1.1 31

Bakersfield, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

10.4 9.3 -1.1 31

Decatur, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 5.5 -1.1 31

Grants Pass, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 5.3 -1.1 31

Hammond, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.8 5.7 -1.1 31

Johnson City, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.1 -1.1 31

Longview, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.1 6.0 -1.1 31

Madera, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.3 8.2 -1.1 31

Modesto, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.6 7.5 -1.1 31

Peoria, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 5.5 -1.1 31

Bloomington, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 3.7 -1.0 41

Carbondale-Marion, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 4.8 -1.0 41

Chattanooga, TN-GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 3.9 -1.0 41

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

5.4 4.4 -1.0 41

Duluth, MN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 4.6 -1.0 41

Hanford-Corcoran, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

10.0 9.0 -1.0 41

Kankakee, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 5.5 -1.0 41

Knoxville, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.5 -1.0 41

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 5.4 -1.0 41

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.1 -1.0 41

The Villages, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.2 6.2 -1.0 41

Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.8 6.8 -1.0 41

Wenatchee, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 5.0 -1.0 41

Yuba City, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.3 8.3 -1.0 41

Albany, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 4.7 -0.9 55

Bloomington, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.2 -0.9 55

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 3.8 -0.9 55

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

5.8 4.9 -0.9 55

Columbus, GA-AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 5.5 -0.9 55

Elkhart-Goshen, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 2.5 -0.9 55

Fort Wayne, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.2 -0.9 55

Fresno, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.5 8.6 -0.9 55

Jackson, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.0 -0.9 55

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

5.0 4.1 -0.9 55

Lake Charles, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 3.9 -0.9 55

Longview, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.2 -0.9 55

Medford, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 4.7 -0.9 55

Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.3 -0.9 55

Muncie, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.2 -0.9 55

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

3.8 2.9 -0.9 55

Reno, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.2 -0.9 55

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 5.1 -0.9 55

Sebring, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 5.7 -0.9 55

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 5.5 -0.9 55

Williamsport, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 5.7 -0.9 55

Albany, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 5.5 -0.8 76

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 4.9 -0.8 76

Bellingham, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 4.9 -0.8 76

Chico, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 5.8 -0.8 76

Cleveland, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 3.8 -0.8 76

Dalton, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 5.7 -0.8 76

Danville, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.3 6.5 -0.8 76

Evansville, IN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.3 -0.8 76

Florence, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.7 -0.8 76

Goldsboro, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.0 -0.8 76

Greeley, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 2.5 -0.8 76

Hattiesburg, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.6 -0.8 76

Homosassa Springs, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.8 6.0 -0.8 76

Joplin, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.4 -0.8 76

Kennewick-Richland, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 5.7 -0.8 76

Kokomo, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 3.8 -0.8 76

Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.2 -0.8 76

Monroe, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.3 -0.8 76

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

5.9 5.1 -0.8 76

Ocala, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.1 -0.8 76

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.4 -0.8 76

Racine, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.0 -0.8 76

Rome, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.3 -0.8 76

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

4.6 3.8 -0.8 76

San Angelo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.7 -0.8 76

Savannah, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.4 -0.8 76

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.7 -0.8 76

Springfield, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.2 -0.8 76

Warner Robins, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 4.9 -0.8 76

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.5 -0.8 76

Athens-Clarke County, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.5 -0.7 106

Baton Rouge, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.5 -0.7 106

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.8 -0.7 106

Brunswick, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 4.9 -0.7 106

Champaign-Urbana, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.3 -0.7 106

Clarksville, TN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.6 -0.7 106

Columbia, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 2.6 -0.7 106

Corvallis, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.2 -0.7 106

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.5 -0.7 106

Fayetteville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 5.7 -0.7 106

Gainesville, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 3.9 -0.7 106

Greenville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 4.9 -0.7 106

Hinesville, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.1 -0.7 106

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.3 -0.7 106

Jefferson City, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.1 -0.7 106

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.3 -0.7 106

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.7 6.0 -0.7 106

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 4.9 -0.7 106

Laredo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.2 -0.7 106

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.2 -0.7 106

Macon-Bibb County, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.2 -0.7 106

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.5 -0.7 106

Morgantown, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.0 -0.7 106

New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.8 -0.7 106

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

5.0 4.3 -0.7 106

Ocean City, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.8 9.1 -0.7 106

Olympia-Tumwater, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 4.9 -0.7 106

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.5 -0.7 106

Rocky Mount, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.3 6.6 -0.7 106

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

5.3 4.6 -0.7 106

Salem, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.3 -0.7 106

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.0 -0.7 106

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

4.3 3.6 -0.7 106

Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 5.6 -0.7 106

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 5.5 -0.7 106

Sumter, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.1 -0.7 106

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.8 -0.7 106

Visalia-Porterville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

11.2 10.5 -0.7 106

Wichita Falls, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.7 -0.7 106

Yakima, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.4 6.7 -0.7 106

Alexandria, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 5.7 -0.6 146

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.6 -0.6 146

Bend-Redmond, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.2 -0.6 146

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.5 -0.6 146

Charleston, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.3 -0.6 146

Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.6 -0.6 146

Coeur d'Alene, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.9 -0.6 146

Colorado Springs, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.0 -0.6 146

Columbus, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 2.7 -0.6 146

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

5.2 4.6 -0.6 146

Dubuque, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 2.9 -0.6 146

Eugene, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.4 -0.6 146

Fond du Lac, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 2.8 -0.6 146

Green Bay, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.0 -0.6 146

Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.8 -0.6 146

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.5 -0.6 146

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.2 -0.6 146

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

4.6 4.0 -0.6 146

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

6.2 5.6 -0.6 146

Jacksonville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.1 -0.6 146

Janesville-Beloit, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.7 -0.6 146

Johnstown, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.7 6.1 -0.6 146

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.0 -0.6 146

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

5.0 4.4 -0.6 146

Napa, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.7 -0.6 146

New Bern, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.6 -0.6 146

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.0 -0.6 146

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.9 -0.6 146

Panama City, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.2 -0.6 146

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.2 -0.6 146

Port St. Lucie, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.9 -0.6 146

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

4.5 3.9 -0.6 146

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA Metropolitan NECTA

5.1 4.5 -0.6 146

Pueblo, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.0 -0.6 146

Punta Gorda, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.8 -0.6 146

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

3.9 3.3 -0.6 146

Santa Rosa, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.4 -0.6 146

Spartanburg, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.1 -0.6 146

Springfield, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.4 -0.6 146

Tallahassee, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.1 -0.6 146

Tulsa, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.2 -0.6 146

Urban Honolulu, HI Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 2.1 -0.6 146

Valdosta, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.7 -0.6 146

Victoria, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.9 -0.6 146

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.4 6.8 -0.6 146

Wausau, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 2.9 -0.6 146

Wilmington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.2 -0.6 146

Albuquerque, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.6 -0.5 193

Appleton, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 2.9 -0.5 193

Asheville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.6 -0.5 193

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.2 -0.5 193

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

4.8 4.3 -0.5 193

Columbia, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.0 -0.5 193

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

4.1 3.6 -0.5 193

Cumberland, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 5.5 -0.5 193

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.5 -0.5 193

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.0 -0.5 193

Eau Claire, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.1 -0.5 193

Enid, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.7 -0.5 193

Erie, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 5.9 -0.5 193

Flagstaff, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.6 -0.5 193

Fort Smith, AR-OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.1 -0.5 193

Gainesville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.9 -0.5 193

Greensboro-High Point, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.7 -0.5 193

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT Metropolitan NECTA

4.9 4.4 -0.5 193

Jackson, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.5 -0.5 193

Kansas City, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.8 -0.5 193

Las Cruces, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.2 6.7 -0.5 193

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

5.0 4.5 -0.5 193

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.2 -0.5 193

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.0 -0.5 193

Pittsburgh, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 5.1 -0.5 193

St. Joseph, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.5 -0.5 193

Salinas, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.7 7.2 -0.5 193

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.6 -0.5 193

Sheboygan, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 2.8 -0.5 193

Springfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.8 -0.5 193

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

4.6 4.1 -0.5 193

Walla Walla, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.9 -0.5 193

Waterbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA

6.0 5.5 -0.5 193

Winston-Salem, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.3 -0.5 193

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.2 -0.4 227

Boise City, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.1 -0.4 227

Boulder, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.6 2.2 -0.4 227

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT Metropolitan NECTA

4.8 4.4 -0.4 227

Burlington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.3 -0.4 227

Canton-Massillon, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 5.2 -0.4 227

Cedar Rapids, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.3 -0.4 227

Cheyenne, WY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.8 -0.4 227

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 2.9 -0.4 227

Fort Collins, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 2.3 -0.4 227

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.1 -0.4 227

Idaho Falls, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 2.7 -0.4 227

Jackson, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.5 -0.4 227

Leominster-Gardner, MA Metropolitan NECTA

4.8 4.4 -0.4 227

Lewiston, ID-WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.3 -0.4 227

Lewiston-Auburn, ME Metropolitan NECTA

3.6 3.2 -0.4 227

Logan, UT-ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.6 -0.4 227

Madison, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.9 2.5 -0.4 227

Manhattan, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.0 -0.4 227

New Haven, CT Metropolitan NECTA

4.8 4.4 -0.4 227

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

4.8 4.4 -0.4 227

Oklahoma City, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.6 -0.4 227

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.3 -0.4 227

Pine Bluff, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 5.0 -0.4 227

Pocatello, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.1 -0.4 227

Prescott, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.6 -0.4 227

Raleigh, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.0 -0.4 227

St. Cloud, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.5 -0.4 227

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.4 -0.4 227

Topeka, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.6 -0.4 227

Tucson, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.6 -0.4 227

Tyler, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.1 -0.4 227

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

4.5 4.1 -0.4 227

Wichita, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.1 -0.4 227

Altoona, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.9 -0.3 261

Ames, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.3 2.0 -0.3 261

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.4 7.1 -0.3 261

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.1 -0.3 261

Bangor, ME Metropolitan NECTA

3.8 3.5 -0.3 261

Barnstable Town, MA Metropolitan NECTA

4.8 4.5 -0.3 261

California-Lexington Park, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.8 -0.3 261

College Station-Bryan, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.3 -0.3 261

Danbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA

4.0 3.7 -0.3 261

El Paso, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.7 -0.3 261

Elmira, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.5 -0.3 261

Great Falls, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.8 -0.3 261

Jacksonville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 5.2 -0.3 261

Lawrence, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.2 -0.3 261

Lawton, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.2 -0.3 261

Lynchburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.2 -0.3 261

Mankato-North Mankato, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 2.8 -0.3 261

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.8 7.5 -0.3 261

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

3.5 3.2 -0.3 261

Muskegon, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 5.2 -0.3 261

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.6 -0.3 261

Portland-South Portland, ME Metropolitan NECTA

3.0 2.7 -0.3 261

Richmond, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.8 -0.3 261

Rochester, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 2.9 -0.3 261

Santa Fe, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 5.0 -0.3 261

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

6.0 5.7 -0.3 261

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.0 -0.3 261

Sherman-Denison, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.6 -0.3 261

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.1 -0.3 261

Springfield, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA

4.9 4.6 -0.3 261

State College, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.8 -0.3 261

Trenton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.0 -0.3 261

Winchester, VA-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.4 -0.3 261

Worcester, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA

4.3 4.0 -0.3 261

Abilene, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.7 -0.2 295

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

5.2 5.0 -0.2 295

Ann Arbor, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.5 -0.2 295

Billings, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.6 -0.2 295

Bismarck, ND Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.8 2.6 -0.2 295

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 5.0 -0.2 295

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.2 7.0 -0.2 295

Charlottesville, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.3 -0.2 295

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.7 -0.2 295

East Stroudsburg, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 6.0 -0.2 295

Fargo, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.6 2.4 -0.2 295

Flint, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.6 -0.2 295

Gettysburg, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.7 -0.2 295

Glens Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.9 -0.2 295

Grand Forks, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.8 -0.2 295

Grand Island, NE Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.3 -0.2 295

Harrisonburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.7 -0.2 295

Hot Springs, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.1 -0.2 295

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

5.3 5.1 -0.2 295

Jonesboro, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.2 -0.2 295

Kalamazoo-Portage, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.3 -0.2 295

Killeen-Temple, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.3 -0.2 295

Lancaster, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.9 -0.2 295

Lebanon, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.2 -0.2 295

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

3.5 3.3 -0.2 295

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.0 -0.2 295

Lubbock, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.2 -0.2 295

Mansfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 5.4 -0.2 295

Midland, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.6 -0.2 295

Missoula, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.7 -0.2 295

New Bedford, MA Metropolitan NECTA

6.0 5.8 -0.2 295

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.8 -0.2 295

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

5.0 4.8 -0.2 295

Provo-Orem, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.8 -0.2 295

Reading, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.7 -0.2 295

Roanoke, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.7 -0.2 295

St. George, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.4 -0.2 295

Salisbury, MD-DE Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 5.4 -0.2 295

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.6 -0.2 295

Staunton-Waynesboro, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.5 -0.2 295

Twin Falls, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 3.0 -0.2 295

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

3.8 3.6 -0.2 295

York-Hanover, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.4 -0.2 295

Akron, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 5.0 -0.1 338

Amarillo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 3.0 -0.1 338

Austin-Round Rock, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 3.2 -0.1 338

Binghamton, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 5.4 -0.1 338

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH Metropolitan NECTA

3.6 3.5 -0.1 338

Burlington-South Burlington, VT Metropolitan NECTA

2.5 2.4 -0.1 338

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.3 -0.1 338

Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.1 -0.1 338

Dayton, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.7 -0.1 338

Dover-Durham, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA

2.6 2.5 -0.1 338

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

2.9 2.8 -0.1 338

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.5 -0.1 338

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.3 -0.1 338

Iowa City, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.6 2.5 -0.1 338

Lansing-East Lansing, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.1 -0.1 338

Lincoln, NE Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.8 2.7 -0.1 338

Manchester, NH Metropolitan NECTA

2.8 2.7 -0.1 338

Ogden-Clearfield, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 3.2 -0.1 338

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 3.1 -0.1 338

Owensboro, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.4 -0.1 338

Pittsfield, MA Metropolitan NECTA

4.7 4.6 -0.1 338

Portsmouth, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA

2.6 2.5 -0.1 338

Rockford, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 6.5 -0.1 338

Saginaw, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 5.3 -0.1 338

Salt Lake City, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 3.0 -0.1 338

Waco, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.9 -0.1 338

Battle Creek, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.8 0.0 364

Bay City, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 5.5 0.0 364

Corpus Christi, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.9 0.0 364

Dover, DE Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.9 0.0 364

Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.6 0.0 364

Kingston, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.5 0.0 364

Lexington-Fayette, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.7 0.0 364

Lima, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 5.0 0.0 364

Rapid City, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 3.2 0.0 364

Syracuse, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 5.0 0.0 364

Texarkana, TX-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.6 0.0 364

Utica-Rome, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 5.1 0.0 364

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.3 0.1 376

Anchorage, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 6.0 0.1 376

Bowling Green, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 4.2 0.1 376

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 5.3 0.1 376

Fairbanks, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 5.7 0.1 376

Ithaca, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.3 0.1 376

Rochester, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.9 0.1 376

Sioux Falls, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.5 2.6 0.1 376

Cleveland-Elyria, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 5.6 0.2 384

Watertown-Fort Drum, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 6.5 0.2 384

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

6.5 6.7 0.2 384

Monroe, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.7 0.3 387

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.8 7.2 0.4 388

Toledo, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 5.5 0.6 389

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 15, 2022