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Local Area Unemployment Statistics
LAU LAU Program Links
Over-the-Year Change in Unemployment Rates for Metropolitan Areas, Annual Averages
Metropolitan area 2016
rate
2017
rate
Over-the-year
Change Rank

United States

4.9 4.4 -0.5  

El Centro, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

24.1 19.5 -4.6 1

Odessa, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 4.1 -2.3 2

Casper, WY Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.1 5.2 -1.9 3

Yuma, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

18.9 17.0 -1.9 3

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 4.9 -1.7 5

Beckley, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.3 5.7 -1.6 6

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 5.0 -1.5 7

Decatur, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 4.3 -1.5 7

Dothan, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 4.4 -1.5 7

Farmington, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.7 7.2 -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 12

Grand Junction, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 3.8 -1.4 12

Michigan City-La Porte, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 4.5 -1.4 12

Midland, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.0 -1.4 12

Mobile, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 5.2 -1.4 12

Tuscaloosa, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 4.4 -1.4 12

Gadsden, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 4.6 -1.3 18

Montgomery, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.2 -1.3 18

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.0 5.7 -1.3 18

Wheeling, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.0 5.7 -1.3 18

Auburn-Opelika, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.0 -1.2 22

Bakersfield, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

10.4 9.2 -1.2 22

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.1 -1.2 22

Houma-Thibodaux, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 5.4 -1.2 22

Huntsville, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 3.9 -1.2 22

Merced, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

10.6 9.4 -1.2 22

Redding, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.0 5.8 -1.2 22

Grants Pass, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 5.4 -1.1 29

Hanford-Corcoran, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

10.0 8.9 -1.1 29

Johnson City, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.1 -1.1 29

Madera, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.2 8.1 -1.1 29

Modesto, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.6 7.5 -1.1 29

Morristown, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.1 -1.1 29

Stockton-Lodi, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.1 7.0 -1.1 29

Terre Haute, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.3 -1.1 29

The Villages, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.2 6.1 -1.1 29

Yuba City, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.3 8.2 -1.1 29

Albany, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 4.7 -1.0 39

Bloomington, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 3.7 -1.0 39

Carson City, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.1 -1.0 39

Decatur, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 5.6 -1.0 39

Duluth, MN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 4.6 -1.0 39

Elkhart-Goshen, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 2.5 -1.0 39

Fresno, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.5 8.5 -1.0 39

Hammond, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.7 5.7 -1.0 39

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

5.1 4.1 -1.0 39

Longview, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.1 6.1 -1.0 39

Medford, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 4.7 -1.0 39

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 5.5 -1.0 39

Peoria, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 5.6 -1.0 39

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 5.0 -1.0 39

Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.8 6.8 -1.0 39

Wenatchee, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.1 -1.0 39

Williamsport, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 5.6 -1.0 39

Bloomington, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.2 -0.9 56

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 3.8 -0.9 56

Carbondale-Marion, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 4.9 -0.9 56

Chattanooga, TN-GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 3.9 -0.9 56

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

5.7 4.8 -0.9 56

Columbus, GA-AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 5.4 -0.9 56

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

5.4 4.5 -0.9 56

Fort Wayne, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.3 -0.9 56

Jackson, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.0 -0.9 56

Kankakee, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 5.5 -0.9 56

Lake Charles, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 3.9 -0.9 56

Longview, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.2 -0.9 56

Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.3 -0.9 56

Racine, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.0 -0.9 56

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 5.1 -0.9 56

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 5.5 -0.9 56

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.5 -0.9 56

Albany, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 5.4 -0.8 73

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 4.9 -0.8 73

Bellingham, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.0 -0.8 73

Chico, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 5.8 -0.8 73

Cleveland, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 3.8 -0.8 73

Coeur d'Alene, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 3.9 -0.8 73

Erie, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 5.7 -0.8 73

Evansville, IN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.4 -0.8 73

Florence, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 4.8 -0.8 73

Goldsboro, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.0 -0.8 73

Greeley, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 2.6 -0.8 73

Greenville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 4.8 -0.8 73

Hattiesburg, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.5 -0.8 73

Homosassa Springs, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.7 5.9 -0.8 73

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.3 -0.8 73

Johnstown, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.8 6.0 -0.8 73

Kennewick-Richland, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 5.8 -0.8 73

Knoxville, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.6 -0.8 73

Kokomo, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 3.8 -0.8 73

Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.3 -0.8 73

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.5 -0.8 73

Monroe, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.3 -0.8 73

Muncie, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.3 -0.8 73

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

6.0 5.2 -0.8 73

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

3.7 2.9 -0.8 73

Ocala, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.0 -0.8 73

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.3 -0.8 73

Reno, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.2 -0.8 73

Rocky Mount, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.3 6.5 -0.8 73

Rome, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 5.2 -0.8 73

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

5.3 4.5 -0.8 73

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

4.6 3.8 -0.8 73

San Angelo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.7 -0.8 73

Sebring, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 5.7 -0.8 73

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.7 -0.8 73

Spartanburg, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.1 -0.8 73

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 5.5 -0.8 73

Springfield, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.2 -0.8 73

Visalia-Porterville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

11.2 10.4 -0.8 73

Athens-Clarke County, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.4 -0.7 112

Baton Rouge, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.5 -0.7 112

Bend-Redmond, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.2 -0.7 112

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.4 -0.7 112

Champaign-Urbana, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.4 -0.7 112

Clarksville, TN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.7 -0.7 112

Columbia, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 2.6 -0.7 112

Corvallis, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.2 -0.7 112

Dalton, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 5.6 -0.7 112

Danville, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.2 6.5 -0.7 112

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.6 -0.7 112

Eugene, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.4 -0.7 112

Fayetteville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 5.7 -0.7 112

Fond du Lac, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 2.8 -0.7 112

Green Bay, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.0 -0.7 112

Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.8 -0.7 112

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.1 -0.7 112

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

4.7 4.0 -0.7 112

Hinesville, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 5.0 -0.7 112

Janesville-Beloit, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.7 -0.7 112

Joplin, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.5 -0.7 112

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 5.9 -0.7 112

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.8 -0.7 112

Laredo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.2 -0.7 112

Macon-Bibb County, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.1 -0.7 112

Napa, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.6 -0.7 112

New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.8 -0.7 112

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

5.3 4.6 -0.7 112

Olympia-Tumwater, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 4.9 -0.7 112

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.5 -0.7 112

Panama City, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.1 -0.7 112

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.1 -0.7 112

Port St. Lucie, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.8 -0.7 112

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

4.6 3.9 -0.7 112

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA Metropolitan NECTA

5.1 4.4 -0.7 112

Salem, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.3 -0.7 112

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.0 -0.7 112

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

4.3 3.6 -0.7 112

Savannah, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.4 -0.7 112

Sumter, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.2 -0.7 112

Tallahassee, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.0 -0.7 112

Valdosta, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.6 -0.7 112

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.8 -0.7 112

Warner Robins, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 4.9 -0.7 112

Wausau, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 2.9 -0.7 112

Yakima, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.5 6.8 -0.7 112

Albuquerque, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 5.4 -0.6 158

Alexandria, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 5.7 -0.6 158

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.5 -0.6 158

Boise City, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.1 -0.6 158

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.9 -0.6 158

Brunswick, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.9 -0.6 158

Charleston, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.3 -0.6 158

Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.7 -0.6 158

Colorado Springs, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.1 -0.6 158

Columbia, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.1 -0.6 158

Columbus, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 2.8 -0.6 158

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

4.1 3.5 -0.6 158

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

5.1 4.5 -0.6 158

Eau Claire, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.1 -0.6 158

Gainesville, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.9 -0.6 158

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.3 -0.6 158

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

6.3 5.7 -0.6 158

Jacksonville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.0 -0.6 158

Jefferson City, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.2 -0.6 158

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.0 -0.6 158

Las Cruces, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.1 6.5 -0.6 158

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.3 -0.6 158

Morgantown, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.0 -0.6 158

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.1 -0.6 158

New Bern, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.6 -0.6 158

Ocean City, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.8 9.2 -0.6 158

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.9 -0.6 158

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.0 -0.6 158

Pittsburgh, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 5.0 -0.6 158

Pueblo, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.1 -0.6 158

Punta Gorda, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.7 -0.6 158

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

3.9 3.3 -0.6 158

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.5 -0.6 158

Santa Rosa, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.4 -0.6 158

Sheboygan, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 2.8 -0.6 158

Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 5.6 -0.6 158

Springfield, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.3 -0.6 158

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

4.6 4.0 -0.6 158

Tulsa, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.4 -0.6 158

Victoria, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.8 -0.6 158

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

4.7 4.1 -0.6 158

Wichita Falls, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.7 -0.6 158

Wilmington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.2 -0.6 158

Altoona, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.8 -0.5 201

Appleton, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.0 -0.5 201

Asheville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.6 -0.5 201

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.2 -0.5 201

Burlington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.2 -0.5 201

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.1 -0.5 201

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

4.8 4.3 -0.5 201

Cheyenne, WY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.7 -0.5 201

Cumberland, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 5.7 -0.5 201

Dubuque, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.0 -0.5 201

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.0 -0.5 201

Enid, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.9 -0.5 201

Flagstaff, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 5.5 -0.5 201

Fort Collins, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.8 2.3 -0.5 201

Gainesville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.8 -0.5 201

Greensboro-High Point, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.7 -0.5 201

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT Metropolitan NECTA

5.2 4.7 -0.5 201

Idaho Falls, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 2.7 -0.5 201

Jackson, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.4 -0.5 201

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 2.6 -0.5 201

Kansas City, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.8 -0.5 201

Lewiston, ID-WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.3 -0.5 201

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

5.0 4.5 -0.5 201

Madison, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.5 -0.5 201

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

4.8 4.3 -0.5 201

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.0 -0.5 201

Pocatello, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.1 -0.5 201

Raleigh, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.9 -0.5 201

St. Joseph, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.5 -0.5 201

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.3 -0.5 201

State College, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.7 -0.5 201

Tucson, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.5 -0.5 201

Urban Honolulu, HI Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.8 2.3 -0.5 201

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.5 7.0 -0.5 201

Waterbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA

6.3 5.8 -0.5 201

Winston-Salem, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.3 -0.5 201

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.9 -0.4 237

Canton-Massillon, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 5.2 -0.4 237

College Station-Bryan, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.2 -0.4 237

Danbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA

4.3 3.9 -0.4 237

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.6 -0.4 237

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 2.9 -0.4 237

East Stroudsburg, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 5.8 -0.4 237

Fort Smith, AR-OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.2 -0.4 237

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.3 -0.4 237

Lebanon, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.1 -0.4 237

Lewiston-Auburn, ME Metropolitan NECTA

3.6 3.2 -0.4 237

Logan, UT-ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 2.7 -0.4 237

Mankato-North Mankato, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 2.7 -0.4 237

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

3.5 3.1 -0.4 237

New Haven, CT Metropolitan NECTA

5.1 4.7 -0.4 237

Oklahoma City, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.8 -0.4 237

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

5.1 4.7 -0.4 237

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.3 -0.4 237

Pine Bluff, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 5.0 -0.4 237

Prescott, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.5 -0.4 237

Reading, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.6 -0.4 237

St. Cloud, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.5 -0.4 237

Salinas, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.6 7.2 -0.4 237

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

6.0 5.6 -0.4 237

Springfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.8 -0.4 237

Topeka, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.6 -0.4 237

Twin Falls, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.0 -0.4 237

Tyler, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.1 -0.4 237

Walla Walla, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 5.0 -0.4 237

Wichita, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.2 -0.4 237

Winchester, VA-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.4 -0.4 237

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

5.2 4.9 -0.3 268

Ames, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.3 2.0 -0.3 268

Bangor, ME Metropolitan NECTA

3.8 3.5 -0.3 268

Boulder, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.6 2.3 -0.3 268

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT Metropolitan NECTA

5.0 4.7 -0.3 268

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.2 6.9 -0.3 268

Cedar Rapids, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.4 -0.3 268

Charlottesville, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.3 -0.3 268

El Paso, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.6 -0.3 268

Gettysburg, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.7 -0.3 268

Grand Island, NE Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.2 -0.3 268

Great Falls, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.7 -0.3 268

Harrisonburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.7 -0.3 268

Hot Springs, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.0 -0.3 268

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

5.3 5.0 -0.3 268

Jacksonville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 5.2 -0.3 268

Killeen-Temple, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.2 -0.3 268

Lancaster, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.8 -0.3 268

Lawrence, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.2 -0.3 268

Leominster-Gardner, MA Metropolitan NECTA

4.6 4.3 -0.3 268

Lynchburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.3 -0.3 268

Manhattan, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.1 -0.3 268

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.8 7.5 -0.3 268

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

4.8 4.5 -0.3 268

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.6 -0.3 268

Portland-South Portland, ME Metropolitan NECTA

3.0 2.7 -0.3 268

Richmond, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.9 -0.3 268

Rochester, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 2.9 -0.3 268

Salisbury, MD-DE Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.5 -0.3 268

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.5 -0.3 268

Santa Fe, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.9 -0.3 268

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.1 -0.3 268

Sherman-Denison, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.5 -0.3 268

Staunton-Waynesboro, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.5 -0.3 268

Trenton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.1 -0.3 268

York-Hanover, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.3 -0.3 268

Abilene, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.7 -0.2 304

Ann Arbor, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.5 -0.2 304

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.4 7.2 -0.2 304

Austin-Round Rock, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 3.1 -0.2 304

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.4 -0.2 304

Barnstable Town, MA Metropolitan NECTA

4.7 4.5 -0.2 304

Billings, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.4 -0.2 304

Burlington-South Burlington, VT Metropolitan NECTA

2.6 2.4 -0.2 304

California-Lexington Park, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.1 -0.2 304

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.7 -0.2 304

Elmira, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 5.5 -0.2 304

Grand Forks, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.8 -0.2 304

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.2 -0.2 304

Jackson, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.6 -0.2 304

Jonesboro, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.2 -0.2 304

Lawton, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.4 -0.2 304

Lincoln, NE Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.8 2.6 -0.2 304

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

3.5 3.3 -0.2 304

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.1 -0.2 304

Lubbock, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.2 -0.2 304

Missoula, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.5 -0.2 304

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.8 -0.2 304

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 3.0 -0.2 304

Portsmouth, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA

2.6 2.4 -0.2 304

Provo-Orem, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 2.9 -0.2 304

Roanoke, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.8 -0.2 304

St. George, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.5 -0.2 304

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.2 -0.2 304

Springfield, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA

4.8 4.6 -0.2 304

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

3.9 3.7 -0.2 304

Worcester, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA

4.2 4.0 -0.2 304

Akron, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 5.0 -0.1 335

Amarillo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 3.0 -0.1 335

Bismarck, ND Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.8 2.7 -0.1 335

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH Metropolitan NECTA

3.5 3.4 -0.1 335

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.3 -0.1 335

Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.1 -0.1 335

Corpus Christi, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.8 -0.1 335

Dayton, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.6 -0.1 335

Dover-Durham, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA

2.6 2.5 -0.1 335

Fargo, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.5 2.4 -0.1 335

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

2.9 2.8 -0.1 335

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.5 -0.1 335

Iowa City, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.6 2.5 -0.1 335

Kalamazoo-Portage, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.3 -0.1 335

Lexington-Fayette, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.7 -0.1 335

Manchester, NH Metropolitan NECTA

2.8 2.7 -0.1 335

Mansfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 5.4 -0.1 335

Midland, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.6 -0.1 335

Muskegon, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 5.3 -0.1 335

New Bedford, MA Metropolitan NECTA

5.8 5.7 -0.1 335

Ogden-Clearfield, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.3 -0.1 335

Owensboro, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.5 -0.1 335

Pittsfield, MA Metropolitan NECTA

4.6 4.5 -0.1 335

Rockford, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 6.5 -0.1 335

Salt Lake City, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 3.1 -0.1 335

Waco, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.9 -0.1 335

Dover, DE Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.9 0.0 361

Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.7 0.0 361

Flint, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 5.6 0.0 361

Glens Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 5.0 0.0 361

Lansing-East Lansing, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 4.1 0.0 361

Lima, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 5.0 0.0 361

Texarkana, TX-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.5 0.0 361

Battle Creek, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.9 0.1 368

Bay City, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 5.5 0.1 368

Binghamton, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 5.5 0.1 368

Bowling Green, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.3 0.1 368

Ithaca, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.3 0.1 368

Kingston, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.5 0.1 368

Saginaw, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 5.4 0.1 368

Utica-Rome, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 5.1 0.1 368

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 4.3 0.2 376

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 5.3 0.2 376

Cleveland-Elyria, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 5.6 0.2 376

Fairbanks, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 6.1 0.2 376

Rapid City, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 3.3 0.2 376

Rochester, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.9 0.2 376

Sioux Falls, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.5 2.7 0.2 376

Syracuse, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 5.1 0.2 376

Anchorage, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 6.4 0.3 384

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.8 7.1 0.3 384

Watertown-Fort Drum, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 6.5 0.3 384

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

6.4 6.7 0.3 384

Monroe, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.7 0.4 388

Toledo, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 5.4 0.5 389

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 19, 2019