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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 2017
rate
2018
rate
Over-the-year
Change Rank

United States

4.4 3.9 -0.5  

Farmington, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.2 5.7 -1.5 1

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.2 5.8 -1.4 2

Odessa, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 2.7 -1.4 2

Bakersfield, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.2 8.1 -1.1 4

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.1 6.0 -1.1 4

Brunswick, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 3.8 -1.1 4

Erie, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 4.6 -1.1 4

Longview, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.1 -1.1 4

Sumter, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.1 -1.1 4

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.2 -1.0 10

Florence, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 3.8 -1.0 10

Hanford-Corcoran, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.9 7.9 -1.0 10

Madera, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.1 7.1 -1.0 10

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.5 6.5 -1.0 10

Merced, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.4 8.4 -1.0 10

Modesto, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.5 6.5 -1.0 10

Victoria, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 3.8 -1.0 10

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

6.7 5.7 -1.0 10

Yuba City, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.2 7.2 -1.0 10

Corpus Christi, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 4.9 -0.9 20

Elmira, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.6 -0.9 20

Fresno, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.5 7.6 -0.9 20

Johnstown, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 5.1 -0.9 20

Las Cruces, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 5.6 -0.9 20

Midland, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.1 -0.9 20

Rockford, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 5.6 -0.9 20

Rome, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.3 -0.9 20

Spartanburg, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.2 -0.9 20

Stockton-Lodi, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.0 6.1 -0.9 20

The Villages, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.2 -0.9 20

Tulsa, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.5 -0.9 20

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 2.7 -0.9 20

Watertown-Fort Drum, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 5.6 -0.9 20

Williamsport, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 4.7 -0.9 20

Albuquerque, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.6 -0.8 35

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.9 6.1 -0.8 35

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.0 -0.8 35

Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 2.9 -0.8 35

Cleveland-Elyria, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.6 -0.8 35

Columbia, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.3 -0.8 35

Columbus, GA-AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.6 -0.8 35

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

4.0 3.2 -0.8 35

Hinesville, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.2 -0.8 35

Lynchburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.5 -0.8 35

Macon-Bibb County, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.3 -0.8 35

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

4.3 3.5 -0.8 35

Ocean City, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.2 8.4 -0.8 35

Pittsburgh, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.2 -0.8 35

Redding, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.0 -0.8 35

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.3 -0.8 35

Roanoke, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.0 -0.8 35

Rocky Mount, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 5.7 -0.8 35

Salinas, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.2 6.4 -0.8 35

Savannah, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.6 -0.8 35

Sebring, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 4.9 -0.8 35

Syracuse, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.3 -0.8 35

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.0 -0.8 35

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

4.1 3.3 -0.8 35

Athens-Clarke County, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.7 -0.7 59

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.8 -0.7 59

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.2 -0.7 59

Bay City, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.8 -0.7 59

Binghamton, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.8 -0.7 59

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.6 -0.7 59

Casper, WY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.5 -0.7 59

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.7 -0.7 59

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

4.8 4.1 -0.7 59

Chico, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.1 -0.7 59

Dalton, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 4.9 -0.7 59

Decatur, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.6 -0.7 59

Dover, DE Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.2 -0.7 59

Duluth, MN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.8 -0.7 59

Enid, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.1 -0.7 59

Flint, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 4.9 -0.7 59

Gainesville, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.2 -0.7 59

Goldsboro, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.3 -0.7 59

Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.1 -0.7 59

Harrisonburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.0 -0.7 59

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

5.0 4.3 -0.7 59

Ithaca, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.6 -0.7 59

Jackson, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 3.9 -0.7 59

Lafayette, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 4.9 -0.7 59

Muskegon, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.6 -0.7 59

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.5 -0.7 59

Ocala, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.4 -0.7 59

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.8 -0.7 59

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.6 -0.7 59

Port St. Lucie, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.2 -0.7 59

Punta Gorda, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.1 -0.7 59

Richmond, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.2 -0.7 59

Rochester, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.2 -0.7 59

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

4.5 3.8 -0.7 59

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 5.0 -0.7 59

Santa Fe, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.1 -0.7 59

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.4 -0.7 59

Warner Robins, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.2 -0.7 59

Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.8 6.1 -0.7 59

Altoona, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.2 -0.6 98

Battle Creek, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.2 -0.6 98

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT Metropolitan NECTA

4.7 4.1 -0.6 98

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.5 -0.6 98

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

4.3 3.7 -0.6 98

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

4.5 3.9 -0.6 98

El Centro, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

19.5 18.9 -0.6 98

Gadsden, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.0 -0.6 98

Gainesville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.3 -0.6 98

Glens Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.4 -0.6 98

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.6 -0.6 98

Homosassa Springs, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.3 -0.6 98

Houma-Thibodaux, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.9 -0.6 98

Jacksonville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.5 -0.6 98

Jefferson City, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 2.6 -0.6 98

Joplin, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 2.8 -0.6 98

Kalamazoo-Portage, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.7 -0.6 98

Kingston, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.9 -0.6 98

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.2 -0.6 98

Lansing-East Lansing, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.5 -0.6 98

Mansfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.9 -0.6 98

Midland, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.0 -0.6 98

Mobile, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.6 -0.6 98

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

5.2 4.6 -0.6 98

Napa, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.0 -0.6 98

New Haven, CT Metropolitan NECTA

4.7 4.1 -0.6 98

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

4.6 4.0 -0.6 98

Oklahoma City, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.2 -0.6 98

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.5 -0.6 98

Reno, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.5 -0.6 98

St. Joseph, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 2.9 -0.6 98

Salisbury, MD-DE Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.9 -0.6 98

San Angelo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.1 -0.6 98

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.4 -0.6 98

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

3.3 2.7 -0.6 98

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

3.6 3.0 -0.6 98

Santa Rosa, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 2.8 -0.6 98

Staunton-Waynesboro, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 2.9 -0.6 98

Tallahassee, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.5 -0.6 98

Toledo, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.9 -0.6 98

Tuscaloosa, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.7 -0.6 98

Valdosta, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.0 -0.6 98

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.0 6.4 -0.6 98

Visalia-Porterville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

10.4 9.8 -0.6 98

Waterbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA

5.8 5.2 -0.6 98

Wichita, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.6 -0.6 98

Akron, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.6 -0.5 144

Albany, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.9 -0.5 144

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.8 -0.5 144

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

4.9 4.4 -0.5 144

Anchorage, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 5.9 -0.5 144

Birmingham-Hoover, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.5 -0.5 144

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.4 -0.5 144

Cedar Rapids, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 2.9 -0.5 144

Charlottesville, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 2.8 -0.5 144

Danville, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 6.0 -0.5 144

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.6 -0.5 144

Dubuque, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.5 -0.5 144

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.5 -0.5 144

East Stroudsburg, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.3 -0.5 144

Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.2 -0.5 144

Fayetteville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 5.2 -0.5 144

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.3 -0.5 144

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.0 -0.5 144

Greensboro-High Point, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.2 -0.5 144

Greenville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.3 -0.5 144

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT Metropolitan NECTA

4.7 4.2 -0.5 144

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.6 -0.5 144

Huntsville, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.4 -0.5 144

Iowa City, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.6 2.1 -0.5 144

Janesville-Beloit, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.2 -0.5 144

Kansas City, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.3 -0.5 144

Laredo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.7 -0.5 144

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.7 -0.5 144

Lawton, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.9 -0.5 144

Lima, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.5 -0.5 144

Monroe, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.2 -0.5 144

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

4.5 4.0 -0.5 144

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.3 -0.5 144

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.5 -0.5 144

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.4 -0.5 144

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

4.7 4.2 -0.5 144

Reading, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.1 -0.5 144

Saginaw, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.8 -0.5 144

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 2.8 -0.5 144

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.0 -0.5 144

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

5.5 5.0 -0.5 144

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 2.7 -0.5 144

Springfield, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA

4.6 4.1 -0.5 144

Springfield, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 2.7 -0.5 144

State College, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.2 -0.5 144

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

4.1 3.6 -0.5 144

Trenton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.6 -0.5 144

Tyler, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.6 -0.5 144

Utica-Rome, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.6 -0.5 144

Wheeling, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 5.2 -0.5 144

Winston-Salem, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.8 -0.5 144

York-Hanover, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.8 -0.5 144

Abilene, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.3 -0.4 196

Alexandria, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 5.3 -0.4 196

Ann Arbor, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.1 -0.4 196

Asheville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.2 -0.4 196

Auburn-Opelika, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.6 -0.4 196

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.0 -0.4 196

Barnstable Town, MA Metropolitan NECTA

4.5 4.1 -0.4 196

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH Metropolitan NECTA

3.4 3.0 -0.4 196

Bowling Green, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.9 -0.4 196

Burlington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.8 -0.4 196

Canton-Massillon, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.9 -0.4 196

Carson City, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.6 -0.4 196

Chattanooga, TN-GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.5 -0.4 196

Clarksville, TN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.3 -0.4 196

Columbia, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.6 2.2 -0.4 196

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

3.5 3.1 -0.4 196

Danbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA

3.9 3.5 -0.4 196

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

4.5 4.1 -0.4 196

Dayton, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.3 -0.4 196

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.9 2.5 -0.4 196

Dothan, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.0 -0.4 196

El Paso, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.2 -0.4 196

Fairbanks, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.7 -0.4 196

Fort Smith, AR-OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.8 -0.4 196

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

4.1 3.7 -0.4 196

Lancaster, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.4 -0.4 196

Lebanon, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.7 -0.4 196

Leominster-Gardner, MA Metropolitan NECTA

4.3 3.9 -0.4 196

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

3.1 2.7 -0.4 196

Montgomery, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.8 -0.4 196

New Bedford, MA Metropolitan NECTA

5.6 5.2 -0.4 196

Owensboro, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.1 -0.4 196

Peoria, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 5.1 -0.4 196

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA Metropolitan NECTA

4.4 4.0 -0.4 196

Racine, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.6 -0.4 196

Raleigh, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.5 -0.4 196

Rochester, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.9 2.5 -0.4 196

St. Cloud, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.1 -0.4 196

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

3.8 3.4 -0.4 196

Wichita Falls, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.3 -0.4 196

Winchester, VA-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.0 -0.4 196

Worcester, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA

4.0 3.6 -0.4 196

Yakima, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.9 6.5 -0.4 196

Amarillo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.7 -0.3 239

Ames, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.0 1.7 -0.3 239

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.6 -0.3 239

Boise City, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 2.8 -0.3 239

Burlington-South Burlington, VT Metropolitan NECTA

2.3 2.0 -0.3 239

California-Lexington Park, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.8 -0.3 239

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.0 -0.3 239

Coeur d'Alene, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.6 -0.3 239

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.3 -0.3 239

Gettysburg, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.3 -0.3 239

Hattiesburg, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.2 -0.3 239

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

5.7 5.4 -0.3 239

Idaho Falls, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 2.4 -0.3 239

Jacksonville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.9 -0.3 239

Johnson City, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.8 -0.3 239

Knoxville, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.3 -0.3 239

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.7 -0.3 239

Lexington-Fayette, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.4 -0.3 239

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

4.5 4.2 -0.3 239

Manchester, NH Metropolitan NECTA

2.7 2.4 -0.3 239

Manhattan, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 2.8 -0.3 239

Mankato-North Mankato, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 2.4 -0.3 239

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.2 -0.3 239

Morristown, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.8 -0.3 239

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 5.3 -0.3 239

New Bern, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.3 -0.3 239

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.7 -0.3 239

Pittsfield, MA Metropolitan NECTA

4.5 4.2 -0.3 239

Pocatello, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 2.8 -0.3 239

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.7 -0.3 239

Sheboygan, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.8 2.5 -0.3 239

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 5.2 -0.3 239

Springfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.6 -0.3 239

Twin Falls, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.7 -0.3 239

Waco, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.6 -0.3 239

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

3.7 3.4 -0.3 239

Wausau, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.9 2.6 -0.3 239

Wenatchee, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.9 -0.3 239

Wilmington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.9 -0.3 239

Appleton, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.8 -0.2 278

Austin-Round Rock, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 2.9 -0.2 278

Bangor, ME Metropolitan NECTA

3.5 3.3 -0.2 278

Bellingham, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.9 -0.2 278

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.7 -0.2 278

Carbondale-Marion, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.7 -0.2 278

College Station-Bryan, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 3.0 -0.2 278

Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.9 -0.2 278

Cumberland, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 5.5 -0.2 278

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.5 -0.2 278

Eau Claire, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 2.9 -0.2 278

Evansville, IN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.2 -0.2 278

Fond du Lac, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.8 2.6 -0.2 278

Great Falls, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.5 -0.2 278

Green Bay, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.8 -0.2 278

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 5.1 -0.2 278

Hammond, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 5.5 -0.2 278

Jackson, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.2 -0.2 278

Jackson, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.8 -0.2 278

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.6 2.4 -0.2 278

Kennewick-Richland, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.6 -0.2 278

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.6 -0.2 278

Lawrence, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 3.0 -0.2 278

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.9 -0.2 278

Madison, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.5 2.3 -0.2 278

Missoula, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.3 -0.2 278

Muncie, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.1 -0.2 278

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

3.0 2.8 -0.2 278

New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.6 -0.2 278

Ogden-Clearfield, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 3.1 -0.2 278

St. George, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.3 -0.2 278

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.3 -0.2 278

Sherman-Denison, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.3 -0.2 278

Topeka, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.4 -0.2 278

Walla Walla, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.9 -0.2 278

Yuma, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

16.9 16.7 -0.2 278

Albany, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.6 -0.1 314

Baton Rouge, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.4 -0.1 314

Beckley, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 5.6 -0.1 314

Bend-Redmond, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.1 -0.1 314

Billings, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.3 -0.1 314

Bloomington, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.1 -0.1 314

Bloomington, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.7 -0.1 314

Cleveland, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.7 -0.1 314

Columbus, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.8 2.7 -0.1 314

Corvallis, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 3.1 -0.1 314

Decatur, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 5.5 -0.1 314

Dover-Durham, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA

2.5 2.4 -0.1 314

Flagstaff, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 5.4 -0.1 314

Fort Wayne, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 3.2 -0.1 314

Grand Forks, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.8 2.7 -0.1 314

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.3 -0.1 314

Jonesboro, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 3.1 -0.1 314

Kankakee, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 5.4 -0.1 314

Killeen-Temple, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.1 -0.1 314

Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 3.2 -0.1 314

Lake Charles, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.8 -0.1 314

Lewiston-Auburn, ME Metropolitan NECTA

3.2 3.1 -0.1 314

Logan, UT-ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 2.6 -0.1 314

Longview, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 6.1 -0.1 314

Lubbock, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 3.1 -0.1 314

Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.2 -0.1 314

Michigan City-La Porte, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.4 -0.1 314

Monroe, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 5.2 -0.1 314

Olympia-Tumwater, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.9 -0.1 314

Panama City, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.1 -0.1 314

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 5.5 -0.1 314

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.1 -0.1 314

Pine Bluff, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.9 -0.1 314

Portland-South Portland, ME Metropolitan NECTA

2.7 2.6 -0.1 314

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

3.9 3.8 -0.1 314

Prescott, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.4 -0.1 314

Provo-Orem, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.9 2.8 -0.1 314

Rapid City, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 3.2 -0.1 314

Salem, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.2 -0.1 314

Salt Lake City, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 3.0 -0.1 314

Sioux Falls, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 2.6 -0.1 314

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.7 -0.1 314

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 5.5 -0.1 314

Springfield, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.3 -0.1 314

Tucson, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.4 -0.1 314

Champaign-Urbana, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.3 0.0 359

Charleston, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 5.3 0.0 359

Elkhart-Goshen, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.6 2.6 0.0 359

Eugene, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.4 0.0 359

Fargo, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.4 2.4 0.0 359

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

2.8 2.8 0.0 359

Grand Island, NE Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 3.2 0.0 359

Grand Junction, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.9 0.0 359

Grants Pass, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 5.4 0.0 359

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.3 0.0 359

Hot Springs, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 4.0 0.0 359

Lewiston, ID-WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 3.3 0.0 359

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

3.3 3.3 0.0 359

Medford, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.7 0.0 359

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 3.0 0.0 359

Portsmouth, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA

2.4 2.4 0.0 359

Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 5.5 0.0 359

Bismarck, ND Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 2.8 0.1 376

Cheyenne, WY Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.7 0.1 376

Lincoln, NE Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.6 2.7 0.1 376

Urban Honolulu, HI Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.3 2.4 0.1 376

Greeley, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 2.9 0.2 380

Kokomo, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 4.1 0.2 380

Terre Haute, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.5 0.2 380

Boulder, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.4 2.7 0.3 383

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 3.0 0.3 383

Fort Collins, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.4 2.7 0.3 383

Morgantown, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 4.3 0.3 383

Pueblo, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.7 0.4 387

Texarkana, TX-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.9 0.4 387

Colorado Springs, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 3.8 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