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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

6.3 4.1 -2.2 2

Casper, WY Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.2 5.2 -2.0 3

Yuma, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

18.8 16.9 -1.9 4

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 4.8 -1.7 5

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 4.9 -1.6 6

Beckley, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.3 5.7 -1.6 6

Decatur, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 4.3 -1.5 8

Farmington, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.7 7.2 -1.5 8

Lafayette, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.1 5.6 -1.5 8

Tuscaloosa, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 4.3 -1.5 8

Birmingham-Hoover, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.0 -1.4 12

Dothan, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 4.4 -1.4 12

Grand Junction, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 3.9 -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

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

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

Carson City, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.0 -1.1 28

Duluth, MN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 4.5 -1.1 28

Grants Pass, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 5.4 -1.1 28

Hanford-Corcoran, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

10.0 8.9 -1.1 28

Houma-Thibodaux, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 5.5 -1.1 28

Johnson City, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.1 -1.1 28

Madera, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.2 8.1 -1.1 28

Modesto, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.6 7.5 -1.1 28

Morristown, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.1 -1.1 28

Peoria, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 5.5 -1.1 28

Stockton-Lodi, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.1 7.0 -1.1 28

Terre Haute, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.3 -1.1 28

Yuba City, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.3 8.2 -1.1 28

Albany, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 4.7 -1.0 41

Bloomington, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 3.8 -1.0 41

Chattanooga, TN-GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 3.9 -1.0 41

Decatur, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 5.6 -1.0 41

Fresno, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.5 8.5 -1.0 41

Hammond, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.7 5.7 -1.0 41

Kankakee, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 5.5 -1.0 41

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

5.1 4.1 -1.0 41

Longview, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.2 6.2 -1.0 41

Medford, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 4.7 -1.0 41

The Villages, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.1 6.1 -1.0 41

Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.8 6.8 -1.0 41

Williamsport, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 5.6 -1.0 41

Bloomington, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.2 -0.9 54

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 3.8 -0.9 54

Carbondale-Marion, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 4.9 -0.9 54

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

5.7 4.8 -0.9 54

Columbus, GA-AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 5.4 -0.9 54

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

5.4 4.5 -0.9 54

Elkhart-Goshen, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 2.6 -0.9 54

Fort Wayne, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.3 -0.9 54

Jackson, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.0 -0.9 54

Kennewick-Richland, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.7 5.8 -0.9 54

Lake Charles, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 3.9 -0.9 54

Longview, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.2 -0.9 54

Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.3 -0.9 54

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 5.6 -0.9 54

Racine, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.0 -0.9 54

Reno, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.1 -0.9 54

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 5.1 -0.9 54

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 5.1 -0.9 54

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 5.5 -0.9 54

Wenatchee, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.2 -0.9 54

Albany, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 5.4 -0.8 74

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 4.9 -0.8 74

Chico, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 5.8 -0.8 74

Cleveland, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 3.8 -0.8 74

Coeur d'Alene, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 3.9 -0.8 74

Dalton, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 5.6 -0.8 74

Danville, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.3 6.5 -0.8 74

Erie, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 5.7 -0.8 74

Evansville, IN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.4 -0.8 74

Florence, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 4.8 -0.8 74

Goldsboro, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.0 -0.8 74

Greenville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 4.8 -0.8 74

Hattiesburg, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.5 -0.8 74

Homosassa Springs, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.7 5.9 -0.8 74

Johnstown, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.8 6.0 -0.8 74

Joplin, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.4 -0.8 74

Knoxville, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.6 -0.8 74

Kokomo, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 3.9 -0.8 74

Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.3 -0.8 74

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 5.8 -0.8 74

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.5 -0.8 74

Monroe, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.3 -0.8 74

Muncie, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.3 -0.8 74

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

6.0 5.2 -0.8 74

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.3 -0.8 74

Rocky Mount, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.3 6.5 -0.8 74

Rome, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 5.2 -0.8 74

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

5.3 4.5 -0.8 74

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

4.6 3.8 -0.8 74

Salem, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.3 -0.8 74

San Angelo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.7 -0.8 74

Sebring, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 5.7 -0.8 74

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 3.8 -0.8 74

Springfield, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.2 -0.8 74

Visalia-Porterville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

11.2 10.4 -0.8 74

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.6 -0.8 74

Athens-Clarke County, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.4 -0.7 110

Baton Rouge, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.5 -0.7 110

Bellingham, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.1 -0.7 110

Bend-Redmond, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.2 -0.7 110

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 4.9 -0.7 110

Brunswick, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 4.9 -0.7 110

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.4 -0.7 110

Champaign-Urbana, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.3 -0.7 110

Clarksville, TN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.7 -0.7 110

Columbia, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 2.6 -0.7 110

Corvallis, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.2 -0.7 110

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.6 -0.7 110

Eugene, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.4 -0.7 110

Fayetteville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 5.7 -0.7 110

Fond du Lac, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 2.8 -0.7 110

Greeley, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 2.7 -0.7 110

Green Bay, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.0 -0.7 110

Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.8 -0.7 110

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.1 -0.7 110

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

4.7 4.0 -0.7 110

Hinesville, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 5.0 -0.7 110

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.4 -0.7 110

Janesville-Beloit, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.7 -0.7 110

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.8 -0.7 110

Laredo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.2 -0.7 110

Macon-Bibb County, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.1 -0.7 110

Napa, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.6 -0.7 110

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

3.7 3.0 -0.7 110

New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.8 -0.7 110

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

5.3 4.6 -0.7 110

Ocala, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.1 -0.7 110

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.5 -0.7 110

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.1 -0.7 110

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

4.6 3.9 -0.7 110

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA Metropolitan NECTA

5.1 4.4 -0.7 110

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.0 -0.7 110

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

4.3 3.6 -0.7 110

Savannah, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.4 -0.7 110

Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 5.5 -0.7 110

Spartanburg, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.1 -0.7 110

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 5.6 -0.7 110

Sumter, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.2 -0.7 110

Valdosta, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.6 -0.7 110

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.8 -0.7 110

Warner Robins, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 4.9 -0.7 110

Wausau, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 2.9 -0.7 110

Yakima, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.6 6.9 -0.7 110

Albuquerque, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 5.4 -0.6 157

Alexandria, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 5.7 -0.6 157

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.5 -0.6 157

Boise City, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.1 -0.6 157

Charleston, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.3 -0.6 157

Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.7 -0.6 157

Cheyenne, WY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.6 -0.6 157

Colorado Springs, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.2 -0.6 157

Columbia, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.1 -0.6 157

Columbus, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 2.8 -0.6 157

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

4.1 3.5 -0.6 157

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

5.1 4.5 -0.6 157

Dubuque, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.0 -0.6 157

Eau Claire, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.1 -0.6 157

Enid, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.8 -0.6 157

Gainesville, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.9 -0.6 157

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.3 -0.6 157

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

6.3 5.7 -0.6 157

Jefferson City, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.2 -0.6 157

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.0 -0.6 157

Las Cruces, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.1 6.5 -0.6 157

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.2 -0.6 157

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

4.9 4.3 -0.6 157

Morgantown, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.0 -0.6 157

New Bern, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.6 -0.6 157

Ocean City, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.8 9.2 -0.6 157

Olympia-Tumwater, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 5.0 -0.6 157

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.9 -0.6 157

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.0 -0.6 157

Pittsburgh, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 5.0 -0.6 157

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

3.9 3.3 -0.6 157

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.5 -0.6 157

Santa Rosa, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.4 -0.6 157

Sheboygan, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 2.8 -0.6 157

Springfield, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.4 -0.6 157

Tallahassee, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.1 -0.6 157

Victoria, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.8 -0.6 157

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

4.7 4.1 -0.6 157

Wichita Falls, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.7 -0.6 157

Wilmington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.2 -0.6 157

Altoona, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.8 -0.5 197

Appleton, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.0 -0.5 197

Asheville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.6 -0.5 197

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.2 -0.5 197

Burlington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.2 -0.5 197

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.1 -0.5 197

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

4.8 4.3 -0.5 197

Cumberland, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 5.7 -0.5 197

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.0 -0.5 197

Flagstaff, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 5.5 -0.5 197

Greensboro-High Point, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.7 -0.5 197

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT Metropolitan NECTA

5.2 4.7 -0.5 197

Idaho Falls, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 2.7 -0.5 197

Jackson, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.4 -0.5 197

Jacksonville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.1 -0.5 197

Kansas City, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.8 -0.5 197

Lewiston, ID-WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.3 -0.5 197

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

5.0 4.5 -0.5 197

Madison, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.5 -0.5 197

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.0 -0.5 197

Panama City, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.2 -0.5 197

Pocatello, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.1 -0.5 197

Port St. Lucie, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.9 -0.5 197

Pueblo, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.3 -0.5 197

Punta Gorda, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.8 -0.5 197

Raleigh, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.9 -0.5 197

St. Joseph, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.5 -0.5 197

Salinas, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.7 7.2 -0.5 197

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.3 -0.5 197

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

6.0 5.5 -0.5 197

State College, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.7 -0.5 197

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

4.6 4.1 -0.5 197

Tulsa, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.4 -0.5 197

Urban Honolulu, HI Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.8 2.3 -0.5 197

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.5 7.0 -0.5 197

Waterbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA

6.3 5.8 -0.5 197

Winston-Salem, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.3 -0.5 197

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.9 -0.4 234

College Station-Bryan, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.2 -0.4 234

Danbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA

4.3 3.9 -0.4 234

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 2.7 -0.4 234

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 2.9 -0.4 234

East Stroudsburg, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 5.8 -0.4 234

Fort Collins, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.8 2.4 -0.4 234

Fort Smith, AR-OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.2 -0.4 234

Gainesville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.9 -0.4 234

Gettysburg, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.6 -0.4 234

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.3 -0.4 234

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.6 -0.4 234

Lebanon, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.1 -0.4 234

Lewiston-Auburn, ME Metropolitan NECTA

3.6 3.2 -0.4 234

Logan, UT-ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 2.7 -0.4 234

Mankato-North Mankato, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 2.7 -0.4 234

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

3.5 3.1 -0.4 234

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.2 -0.4 234

New Haven, CT Metropolitan NECTA

5.1 4.7 -0.4 234

Oklahoma City, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.8 -0.4 234

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

5.1 4.7 -0.4 234

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.2 -0.4 234

Pine Bluff, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 5.0 -0.4 234

Prescott, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.5 -0.4 234

Reading, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.6 -0.4 234

St. Cloud, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.5 -0.4 234

Santa Fe, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.8 -0.4 234

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.0 -0.4 234

Springfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.9 -0.4 234

Topeka, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.6 -0.4 234

Tucson, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.5 -0.4 234

Tyler, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.1 -0.4 234

Walla Walla, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 5.1 -0.4 234

Wichita, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.2 -0.4 234

Winchester, VA-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.4 -0.4 234

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

5.2 4.9 -0.3 269

Ames, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.3 2.0 -0.3 269

Bangor, ME Metropolitan NECTA

3.8 3.5 -0.3 269

Boulder, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 2.4 -0.3 269

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT Metropolitan NECTA

5.0 4.7 -0.3 269

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.2 6.9 -0.3 269

Burlington-South Burlington, VT Metropolitan NECTA

2.6 2.3 -0.3 269

Canton-Massillon, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 5.3 -0.3 269

Cedar Rapids, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.4 -0.3 269

Charlottesville, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.3 -0.3 269

El Paso, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.6 -0.3 269

Grand Island, NE Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.2 -0.3 269

Great Falls, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.7 -0.3 269

Harrisonburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.7 -0.3 269

Hot Springs, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.0 -0.3 269

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

5.3 5.0 -0.3 269

Jacksonville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 5.2 -0.3 269

Killeen-Temple, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.2 -0.3 269

Lancaster, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.8 -0.3 269

Lawrence, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.2 -0.3 269

Leominster-Gardner, MA Metropolitan NECTA

4.6 4.3 -0.3 269

Lynchburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.3 -0.3 269

Manhattan, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.1 -0.3 269

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.8 7.5 -0.3 269

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

4.8 4.5 -0.3 269

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.6 -0.3 269

Portland-South Portland, ME Metropolitan NECTA

3.0 2.7 -0.3 269

Richmond, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.9 -0.3 269

Rochester, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 2.9 -0.3 269

Salisbury, MD-DE Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.5 -0.3 269

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.5 -0.3 269

Sherman-Denison, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.5 -0.3 269

Staunton-Waynesboro, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.5 -0.3 269

Twin Falls, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 3.0 -0.3 269

York-Hanover, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.3 -0.3 269

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

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

Muskegon, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 5.3 -0.2 304

New Bedford, MA Metropolitan NECTA

5.8 5.6 -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

Trenton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.1 -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

Amarillo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 3.0 -0.1 337

Bismarck, ND Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.8 2.7 -0.1 337

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH Metropolitan NECTA

3.5 3.4 -0.1 337

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.3 -0.1 337

Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.1 -0.1 337

Corpus Christi, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.8 -0.1 337

Dayton, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.7 -0.1 337

Dover-Durham, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA

2.6 2.5 -0.1 337

Fargo, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.5 2.4 -0.1 337

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

2.9 2.8 -0.1 337

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.5 -0.1 337

Kalamazoo-Portage, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.3 -0.1 337

Lansing-East Lansing, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.1 -0.1 337

Lexington-Fayette, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.7 -0.1 337

Manchester, NH Metropolitan NECTA

2.8 2.7 -0.1 337

Mansfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 5.5 -0.1 337

Midland, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.6 -0.1 337

Ogden-Clearfield, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.3 -0.1 337

Owensboro, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.5 -0.1 337

Pittsfield, MA Metropolitan NECTA

4.6 4.5 -0.1 337

Rockford, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 6.5 -0.1 337

Salt Lake City, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 3.1 -0.1 337

Waco, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.9 -0.1 337

Akron, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 5.1 0.0 360

Battle Creek, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.8 0.0 360

Bay City, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 5.5 0.0 360

Dover, DE Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.9 0.0 360

Flint, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 5.6 0.0 360

Glens Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 5.0 0.0 360

Iowa City, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.6 2.6 0.0 360

Lima, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 5.0 0.0 360

Saginaw, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 5.3 0.0 360

Texarkana, TX-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.5 0.0 360

Binghamton, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 5.5 0.1 370

Bowling Green, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.3 0.1 370

Cleveland-Elyria, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 5.4 0.1 370

Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.7 0.1 370

Ithaca, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.3 0.1 370

Kingston, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.5 0.1 370

Utica-Rome, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 5.1 0.1 370

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 4.3 0.2 377

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 5.3 0.2 377

Fairbanks, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 6.1 0.2 377

Rapid City, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 3.3 0.2 377

Rochester, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.9 0.2 377

Sioux Falls, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.5 2.7 0.2 377

Syracuse, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 5.1 0.2 377

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

6.5 6.7 0.2 377

Anchorage, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 6.4 0.3 385

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.8 7.1 0.3 385

Watertown-Fort Drum, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 6.5 0.3 385

Monroe, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.7 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 17, 2020