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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

Lafayette, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.1 5.6 -1.5 7

Decatur, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 4.4 -1.4 9

Farmington, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.9 7.5 -1.4 9

Grand Junction, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 3.7 -1.4 9

Michigan City-La Porte, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 4.4 -1.4 9

Midland, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.0 -1.4 9

Birmingham-Hoover, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.2 -1.3 14

Dothan, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 4.6 -1.3 14

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.0 5.7 -1.3 14

Tuscaloosa, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 4.5 -1.3 14

Wheeling, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.0 5.7 -1.3 14

Carson City, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 5.0 -1.2 19

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.2 -1.2 19

Gadsden, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 4.7 -1.2 19

Houma-Thibodaux, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.7 5.5 -1.2 19

Huntsville, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.0 -1.2 19

Merced, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

10.6 9.4 -1.2 19

Mobile, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 5.4 -1.2 19

Montgomery, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.3 -1.2 19

Morristown, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.0 -1.2 19

Redding, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.0 5.8 -1.2 19

Stockton-Lodi, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.2 7.0 -1.2 19

Terre Haute, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.2 -1.2 19

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

Cleveland, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 3.7 -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

Homosassa Springs, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.8 5.9 -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 78

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 4.9 -0.8 78

Bellingham, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 4.9 -0.8 78

Chico, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 5.8 -0.8 78

Dalton, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 5.7 -0.8 78

Danville, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.3 6.5 -0.8 78

Evansville, IN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.3 -0.8 78

Florence, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.7 -0.8 78

Goldsboro, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.0 -0.8 78

Greeley, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 2.5 -0.8 78

Hattiesburg, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.6 -0.8 78

Kennewick-Richland, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 5.7 -0.8 78

Kokomo, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 3.8 -0.8 78

Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.2 -0.8 78

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 4.8 -0.8 78

Monroe, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.3 -0.8 78

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

5.9 5.1 -0.8 78

Ocala, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.1 -0.8 78

Ocean City, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.8 9.0 -0.8 78

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.4 -0.8 78

Racine, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.0 -0.8 78

Rome, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.3 -0.8 78

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

4.6 3.8 -0.8 78

San Angelo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.7 -0.8 78

Savannah, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.4 -0.8 78

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.7 -0.8 78

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.5 -0.8 78

Athens-Clarke County, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.5 -0.7 105

Baton Rouge, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.5 -0.7 105

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.8 -0.7 105

Champaign-Urbana, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.3 -0.7 105

Clarksville, TN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.6 -0.7 105

Coeur d'Alene, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.8 -0.7 105

Columbia, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 2.6 -0.7 105

Corvallis, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.2 -0.7 105

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

5.2 4.5 -0.7 105

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.5 -0.7 105

Gainesville, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 3.9 -0.7 105

Greenville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 4.9 -0.7 105

Hinesville, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.1 -0.7 105

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.3 -0.7 105

Joplin, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.5 -0.7 105

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.3 -0.7 105

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.7 6.0 -0.7 105

Laredo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.2 -0.7 105

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.2 -0.7 105

Macon-Bibb County, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.2 -0.7 105

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

5.0 4.3 -0.7 105

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.5 -0.7 105

Morgantown, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.0 -0.7 105

New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.8 -0.7 105

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

5.0 4.3 -0.7 105

Olympia-Tumwater, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 4.9 -0.7 105

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.5 -0.7 105

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.1 -0.7 105

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

4.5 3.8 -0.7 105

Rocky Mount, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.3 6.6 -0.7 105

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

5.3 4.6 -0.7 105

Salem, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.3 -0.7 105

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.0 -0.7 105

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

4.3 3.6 -0.7 105

Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 5.6 -0.7 105

Spartanburg, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.0 -0.7 105

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 5.5 -0.7 105

Springfield, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.3 -0.7 105

Sumter, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.1 -0.7 105

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.8 -0.7 105

Visalia-Porterville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

11.2 10.5 -0.7 105

Warner Robins, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 5.0 -0.7 105

Wichita Falls, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.7 -0.7 105

Yakima, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.4 6.7 -0.7 105

Alexandria, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 5.7 -0.6 149

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.6 -0.6 149

Bend-Redmond, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.2 -0.6 149

Brunswick, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 5.0 -0.6 149

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.1 -0.6 149

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.5 -0.6 149

Charleston, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.3 -0.6 149

Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.6 -0.6 149

Colorado Springs, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.0 -0.6 149

Columbus, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 2.7 -0.6 149

Erie, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 5.8 -0.6 149

Eugene, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.4 -0.6 149

Fayetteville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 5.8 -0.6 149

Fond du Lac, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 2.8 -0.6 149

Green Bay, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.0 -0.6 149

Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.8 -0.6 149

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.5 -0.6 149

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.2 -0.6 149

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

4.6 4.0 -0.6 149

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

6.2 5.6 -0.6 149

Jacksonville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.1 -0.6 149

Janesville-Beloit, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.7 -0.6 149

Jefferson City, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.2 -0.6 149

Johnstown, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.7 6.1 -0.6 149

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.0 -0.6 149

Napa, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.7 -0.6 149

New Bern, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.6 -0.6 149

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.0 -0.6 149

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.9 -0.6 149

Panama City, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.2 -0.6 149

Port St. Lucie, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.9 -0.6 149

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA Metropolitan NECTA

5.1 4.5 -0.6 149

Pueblo, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.0 -0.6 149

Punta Gorda, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.8 -0.6 149

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

3.9 3.3 -0.6 149

Santa Rosa, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.4 -0.6 149

Springfield, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.4 -0.6 149

Tallahassee, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.1 -0.6 149

Tulsa, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.2 -0.6 149

Urban Honolulu, HI Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 2.1 -0.6 149

Valdosta, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.7 -0.6 149

Victoria, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.9 -0.6 149

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.4 6.8 -0.6 149

Wausau, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 2.9 -0.6 149

Wilmington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.2 -0.6 149

Albuquerque, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.6 -0.5 194

Asheville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.6 -0.5 194

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

4.8 4.3 -0.5 194

Columbia, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.0 -0.5 194

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

4.1 3.6 -0.5 194

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.5 -0.5 194

Dubuque, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.0 -0.5 194

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.0 -0.5 194

Eau Claire, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.1 -0.5 194

Enid, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.7 -0.5 194

Flagstaff, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.6 -0.5 194

Fort Smith, AR-OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.1 -0.5 194

Gainesville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.9 -0.5 194

Greensboro-High Point, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.7 -0.5 194

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT Metropolitan NECTA

4.9 4.4 -0.5 194

Idaho Falls, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 2.6 -0.5 194

Jackson, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.5 -0.5 194

Kansas City, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.8 -0.5 194

Las Cruces, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.2 6.7 -0.5 194

Lewiston, ID-WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.2 -0.5 194

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

5.0 4.5 -0.5 194

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.2 -0.5 194

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.0 -0.5 194

Pittsburgh, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 5.1 -0.5 194

Pocatello, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.0 -0.5 194

St. Joseph, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.5 -0.5 194

Salinas, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.7 7.2 -0.5 194

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.6 -0.5 194

Sheboygan, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 2.8 -0.5 194

Springfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.8 -0.5 194

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

4.6 4.1 -0.5 194

Walla Walla, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.9 -0.5 194

Waterbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA

6.0 5.5 -0.5 194

Winston-Salem, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.3 -0.5 194

Appleton, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.0 -0.4 228

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.2 -0.4 228

Boise City, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.1 -0.4 228

Boulder, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.6 2.2 -0.4 228

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT Metropolitan NECTA

4.8 4.4 -0.4 228

Burlington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.3 -0.4 228

Canton-Massillon, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 5.2 -0.4 228

Cedar Rapids, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.3 -0.4 228

Cheyenne, WY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.8 -0.4 228

Cumberland, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 5.6 -0.4 228

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 2.9 -0.4 228

Fort Collins, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 2.3 -0.4 228

Leominster-Gardner, MA Metropolitan NECTA

4.8 4.4 -0.4 228

Lewiston-Auburn, ME Metropolitan NECTA

3.6 3.2 -0.4 228

Logan, UT-ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.6 -0.4 228

Madison, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.9 2.5 -0.4 228

Manhattan, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.0 -0.4 228

New Haven, CT Metropolitan NECTA

4.8 4.4 -0.4 228

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

4.8 4.4 -0.4 228

Oklahoma City, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.6 -0.4 228

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.3 -0.4 228

Pine Bluff, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 5.0 -0.4 228

Prescott, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.6 -0.4 228

Raleigh, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.0 -0.4 228

St. Cloud, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.5 -0.4 228

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.4 -0.4 228

Topeka, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.6 -0.4 228

Tucson, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.6 -0.4 228

Tyler, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.1 -0.4 228

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

4.5 4.1 -0.4 228

Wichita, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.1 -0.4 228

Altoona, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.9 -0.3 259

Ames, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.3 2.0 -0.3 259

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.4 7.1 -0.3 259

Bangor, ME Metropolitan NECTA

3.8 3.5 -0.3 259

College Station-Bryan, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.3 -0.3 259

Danbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA

4.0 3.7 -0.3 259

El Paso, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.7 -0.3 259

Elmira, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.5 -0.3 259

Grand Island, NE Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.2 -0.3 259

Great Falls, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.8 -0.3 259

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.2 -0.3 259

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

5.3 5.0 -0.3 259

Jackson, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.6 -0.3 259

Lawrence, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.2 -0.3 259

Lawton, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.2 -0.3 259

Mankato-North Mankato, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 2.8 -0.3 259

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.8 7.5 -0.3 259

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

3.5 3.2 -0.3 259

Portland-South Portland, ME Metropolitan NECTA

3.0 2.7 -0.3 259

Rochester, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 2.9 -0.3 259

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.5 -0.3 259

Santa Fe, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 5.0 -0.3 259

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

6.0 5.7 -0.3 259

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.0 -0.3 259

Sherman-Denison, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.6 -0.3 259

Springfield, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA

4.9 4.6 -0.3 259

State College, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.8 -0.3 259

Trenton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.0 -0.3 259

Twin Falls, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 2.9 -0.3 259

Winchester, VA-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.4 -0.3 259

Worcester, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA

4.3 4.0 -0.3 259

Abilene, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.7 -0.2 290

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

5.2 5.0 -0.2 290

Ann Arbor, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.5 -0.2 290

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.2 -0.2 290

Barnstable Town, MA Metropolitan NECTA

4.8 4.6 -0.2 290

Billings, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.6 -0.2 290

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 5.0 -0.2 290

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.2 7.0 -0.2 290

California-Lexington Park, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.9 -0.2 290

Charlottesville, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.3 -0.2 290

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.7 -0.2 290

East Stroudsburg, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 6.0 -0.2 290

Fargo, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.6 2.4 -0.2 290

Gettysburg, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.7 -0.2 290

Grand Forks, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.8 -0.2 290

Harrisonburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.7 -0.2 290

Hot Springs, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.1 -0.2 290

Jacksonville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 5.3 -0.2 290

Jonesboro, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.2 -0.2 290

Kalamazoo-Portage, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.3 -0.2 290

Killeen-Temple, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.3 -0.2 290

Lancaster, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.9 -0.2 290

Lebanon, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.2 -0.2 290

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.0 -0.2 290

Lubbock, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.2 -0.2 290

Lynchburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.3 -0.2 290

Mansfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 5.4 -0.2 290

Midland, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.6 -0.2 290

Missoula, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.7 -0.2 290

Muskegon, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 5.3 -0.2 290

New Bedford, MA Metropolitan NECTA

6.0 5.8 -0.2 290

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.8 -0.2 290

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 3.0 -0.2 290

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.7 -0.2 290

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

5.0 4.8 -0.2 290

Provo-Orem, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.8 -0.2 290

Reading, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.7 -0.2 290

Richmond, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.9 -0.2 290

Roanoke, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.7 -0.2 290

St. George, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.4 -0.2 290

Salisbury, MD-DE Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 5.4 -0.2 290

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.2 -0.2 290

Staunton-Waynesboro, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.5 -0.2 290

York-Hanover, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.4 -0.2 290

Amarillo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 3.0 -0.1 334

Austin-Round Rock, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 3.2 -0.1 334

Bismarck, ND Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.8 2.7 -0.1 334

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH Metropolitan NECTA

3.6 3.5 -0.1 334

Burlington-South Burlington, VT Metropolitan NECTA

2.5 2.4 -0.1 334

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.3 -0.1 334

Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.1 -0.1 334

Dayton, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.7 -0.1 334

Dover, DE Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.8 -0.1 334

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

2.9 2.8 -0.1 334

Flint, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.7 -0.1 334

Glens Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 5.0 -0.1 334

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.5 -0.1 334

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.3 -0.1 334

Iowa City, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.6 2.5 -0.1 334

Lansing-East Lansing, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.1 -0.1 334

Lexington-Fayette, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.6 -0.1 334

Lincoln, NE Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.8 2.7 -0.1 334

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

3.5 3.4 -0.1 334

Manchester, NH Metropolitan NECTA

2.8 2.7 -0.1 334

Ogden-Clearfield, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 3.2 -0.1 334

Owensboro, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.4 -0.1 334

Pittsfield, MA Metropolitan NECTA

4.7 4.6 -0.1 334

Portsmouth, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA

2.6 2.5 -0.1 334

Rockford, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 6.5 -0.1 334

Salt Lake City, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 3.0 -0.1 334

Waco, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.9 -0.1 334

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

3.8 3.7 -0.1 334

Akron, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 5.1 0.0 362

Bay City, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 5.5 0.0 362

Binghamton, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 5.5 0.0 362

Corpus Christi, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.9 0.0 362

Dover-Durham, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA

2.6 2.6 0.0 362

Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.6 0.0 362

Kingston, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.5 0.0 362

Lima, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 5.0 0.0 362

Rapid City, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 3.2 0.0 362

Saginaw, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 5.4 0.0 362

Texarkana, TX-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.6 0.0 362

Utica-Rome, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 5.1 0.0 362

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.3 0.1 374

Anchorage, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 6.0 0.1 374

Battle Creek, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.9 0.1 374

Bowling Green, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 4.2 0.1 374

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 5.3 0.1 374

Fairbanks, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 5.7 0.1 374

Ithaca, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.3 0.1 374

Rochester, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.9 0.1 374

Sioux Falls, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.5 2.6 0.1 374

Syracuse, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 5.1 0.1 374

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 16, 2021