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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, 2017-2018 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

7.5 5.8 -1.7 1

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.1 5.7 -1.4 2

Odessa, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 2.7 -1.4 2

Bakersfield, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.3 8.1 -1.2 4

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.2 6.1 -1.1 5

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.1 -1.1 5

Brunswick, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 3.9 -1.1 5

Hanford-Corcoran, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.0 7.9 -1.1 5

Longview, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.1 -1.1 5

Madera, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.2 7.1 -1.1 5

Sumter, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.0 -1.1 5

Yuba City, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.3 7.2 -1.1 5

Florence, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 3.7 -1.0 13

Fresno, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.6 7.6 -1.0 13

Las Cruces, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.7 5.7 -1.0 13

Modesto, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.5 6.5 -1.0 13

The Villages, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 5.2 -1.0 13

Victoria, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 3.9 -1.0 13

Albuquerque, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 4.7 -0.9 19

Cleveland-Elyria, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 4.7 -0.9 19

Corpus Christi, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.0 -0.9 19

El Centro, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

19.7 18.8 -0.9 19

Elmira, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.6 -0.9 19

Erie, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 4.9 -0.9 19

Lynchburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.4 -0.9 19

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.5 6.6 -0.9 19

Merced, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.4 8.5 -0.9 19

Midland, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.1 -0.9 19

Rockford, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 5.6 -0.9 19

Rome, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.4 -0.9 19

Santa Fe, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.1 -0.9 19

Spartanburg, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.1 -0.9 19

Stockton-Lodi, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.0 6.1 -0.9 19

Tulsa, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.3 -0.9 19

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

4.1 3.2 -0.9 19

Watertown-Fort Drum, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 5.6 -0.9 19

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

6.7 5.8 -0.9 19

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.0 6.2 -0.8 38

Casper, WY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.6 -0.8 38

Columbus, GA-AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.7 -0.8 38

Decatur, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.6 -0.8 38

Enid, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 2.9 -0.8 38

Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.0 -0.8 38

Harrisonburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 2.9 -0.8 38

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

4.0 3.2 -0.8 38

Hinesville, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.3 -0.8 38

Macon-Bibb County, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.4 -0.8 38

Ocean City, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.0 8.2 -0.8 38

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.6 -0.8 38

Redding, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.0 -0.8 38

Richmond, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.1 -0.8 38

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.3 -0.8 38

Roanoke, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 2.9 -0.8 38

Rocky Mount, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 5.8 -0.8 38

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

4.6 3.8 -0.8 38

Salinas, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.2 6.4 -0.8 38

Sebring, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 4.9 -0.8 38

Syracuse, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.3 -0.8 38

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.0 -0.8 38

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 2.7 -0.8 38

Athens-Clarke County, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.8 -0.7 61

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 3.9 -0.7 61

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.2 -0.7 61

Battle Creek, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.2 -0.7 61

Bay City, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.8 -0.7 61

Binghamton, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.8 -0.7 61

Birmingham-Hoover, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.5 -0.7 61

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.6 -0.7 61

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.1 -0.7 61

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.8 -0.7 61

Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 2.9 -0.7 61

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

4.9 4.2 -0.7 61

Chico, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.1 -0.7 61

Columbia, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.3 -0.7 61

Dalton, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 5.0 -0.7 61

Dover, DE Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.1 -0.7 61

Duluth, MN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 3.9 -0.7 61

Flint, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 5.0 -0.7 61

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.3 -0.7 61

Houma-Thibodaux, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.8 -0.7 61

Ithaca, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.6 -0.7 61

Johnstown, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.4 -0.7 61

Lafayette, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 4.9 -0.7 61

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

4.3 3.6 -0.7 61

Mobile, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.7 -0.7 61

Muskegon, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.6 -0.7 61

Napa, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.0 -0.7 61

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.5 -0.7 61

Ocala, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.4 -0.7 61

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.8 -0.7 61

Pittsburgh, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.4 -0.7 61

Port St. Lucie, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.2 -0.7 61

Punta Gorda, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.1 -0.7 61

Reno, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.5 -0.7 61

Rochester, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.2 -0.7 61

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 5.0 -0.7 61

Savannah, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.7 -0.7 61

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.4 -0.7 61

Staunton-Waynesboro, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 2.8 -0.7 61

Tuscaloosa, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.8 -0.7 61

Visalia-Porterville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

10.5 9.8 -0.7 61

Warner Robins, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.3 -0.7 61

Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.8 6.1 -0.7 61

Williamsport, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 5.0 -0.7 61

Anchorage, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 5.4 -0.6 105

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.5 -0.6 105

Charlottesville, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 2.7 -0.6 105

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.6 -0.6 105

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

4.5 3.9 -0.6 105

Gadsden, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.1 -0.6 105

Gainesville, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.3 -0.6 105

Glens Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.4 -0.6 105

Goldsboro, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.4 -0.6 105

Homosassa Springs, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.3 -0.6 105

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

5.0 4.4 -0.6 105

Jackson, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.0 -0.6 105

Jacksonville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.5 -0.6 105

Joplin, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 2.9 -0.6 105

Kalamazoo-Portage, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.7 -0.6 105

Kingston, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.9 -0.6 105

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.2 -0.6 105

Lansing-East Lansing, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.5 -0.6 105

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.6 -0.6 105

Midland, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.0 -0.6 105

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

5.1 4.5 -0.6 105

New Haven, CT Metropolitan NECTA

4.4 3.8 -0.6 105

Oklahoma City, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.0 -0.6 105

Saginaw, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.8 -0.6 105

Salisbury, MD-DE Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.8 -0.6 105

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.4 -0.6 105

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 2.8 -0.6 105

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

3.3 2.7 -0.6 105

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

3.6 3.0 -0.6 105

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.0 -0.6 105

Santa Rosa, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 2.8 -0.6 105

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 2.6 -0.6 105

Springfield, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 2.7 -0.6 105

Toledo, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.9 -0.6 105

Utica-Rome, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.5 -0.6 105

Valdosta, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.1 -0.6 105

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.8 6.2 -0.6 105

Waterbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA

5.5 4.9 -0.6 105

Akron, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.6 -0.5 143

Albany, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 5.0 -0.5 143

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.8 -0.5 143

Altoona, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.4 -0.5 143

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.6 -0.5 143

Auburn-Opelika, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.6 -0.5 143

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT Metropolitan NECTA

4.4 3.9 -0.5 143

Burlington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.8 -0.5 143

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

4.3 3.8 -0.5 143

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

3.6 3.1 -0.5 143

Dothan, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.1 -0.5 143

Dubuque, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.5 -0.5 143

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.5 -0.5 143

East Stroudsburg, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 5.5 -0.5 143

El Paso, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.2 -0.5 143

Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.1 -0.5 143

Fairbanks, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 5.2 -0.5 143

Fayetteville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.3 -0.5 143

Gainesville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.4 -0.5 143

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.0 -0.5 143

Greensboro-High Point, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.2 -0.5 143

Greenville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.4 -0.5 143

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.8 -0.5 143

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT Metropolitan NECTA

4.4 3.9 -0.5 143

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.7 -0.5 143

Huntsville, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.5 -0.5 143

Iowa City, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.5 2.0 -0.5 143

Jefferson City, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 2.7 -0.5 143

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

4.1 3.6 -0.5 143

Lawton, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.7 -0.5 143

Lima, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.5 -0.5 143

Mansfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.9 -0.5 143

Monroe, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.2 -0.5 143

New Bedford, MA Metropolitan NECTA

5.8 5.3 -0.5 143

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

4.4 3.9 -0.5 143

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.3 -0.5 143

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.5 -0.5 143

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

4.3 3.8 -0.5 143

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.4 -0.5 143

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.6 -0.5 143

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

4.8 4.3 -0.5 143

Raleigh, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.5 -0.5 143

St. Joseph, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.0 -0.5 143

San Angelo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.2 -0.5 143

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

5.7 5.2 -0.5 143

Tallahassee, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.6 -0.5 143

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

4.1 3.6 -0.5 143

Trenton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.5 -0.5 143

Wheeling, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 5.2 -0.5 143

Wichita, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.6 -0.5 143

Winchester, VA-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 2.9 -0.5 143

Winston-Salem, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.8 -0.5 143

Yakima, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.7 6.2 -0.5 143

Abilene, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.3 -0.4 196

Alexandria, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 5.3 -0.4 196

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

5.0 4.6 -0.4 196

Ames, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.0 1.6 -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

Barnstable Town, MA Metropolitan NECTA

4.6 4.2 -0.4 196

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.6 -0.4 196

Boise City, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 2.7 -0.4 196

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH Metropolitan NECTA

3.5 3.1 -0.4 196

Bowling Green, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.8 -0.4 196

Carson City, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.6 -0.4 196

Cedar Rapids, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 2.9 -0.4 196

Chattanooga, TN-GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.5 -0.4 196

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.9 -0.4 196

Clarksville, TN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.2 -0.4 196

Coeur d'Alene, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.4 -0.4 196

Danbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA

3.7 3.3 -0.4 196

Danville, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 6.1 -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

Jacksonville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.9 -0.4 196

Janesville-Beloit, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.3 -0.4 196

Kansas City, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.4 -0.4 196

Lancaster, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.5 -0.4 196

Laredo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.8 -0.4 196

Leominster-Gardner, MA Metropolitan NECTA

4.4 4.0 -0.4 196

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

3.2 2.8 -0.4 196

Montgomery, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.9 -0.4 196

Owensboro, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.0 -0.4 196

Peoria, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 5.1 -0.4 196

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA Metropolitan NECTA

4.5 4.1 -0.4 196

Racine, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.6 -0.4 196

Reading, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.3 -0.4 196

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

3.8 3.4 -0.4 196

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 5.1 -0.4 196

Springfield, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA

4.6 4.2 -0.4 196

State College, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.4 -0.4 196

Tyler, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.7 -0.4 196

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

3.7 3.3 -0.4 196

York-Hanover, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.0 -0.4 196

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.9 -0.3 237

Bangor, ME Metropolitan NECTA

3.5 3.2 -0.3 237

Burlington-South Burlington, VT Metropolitan NECTA

2.4 2.1 -0.3 237

Canton-Massillon, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.9 -0.3 237

College Station-Bryan, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 3.0 -0.3 237

Columbia, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.6 2.3 -0.3 237

Fort Smith, AR-OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.8 -0.3 237

Gettysburg, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.4 -0.3 237

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 5.2 -0.3 237

Hammond, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 5.4 -0.3 237

Hattiesburg, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.3 -0.3 237

Johnson City, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.8 -0.3 237

Kennewick-Richland, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 5.4 -0.3 237

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.7 -0.3 237

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 5.7 -0.3 237

Lebanon, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.9 -0.3 237

Lexington-Fayette, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.3 -0.3 237

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

4.5 4.2 -0.3 237

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.7 -0.3 237

Mankato-North Mankato, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.8 2.5 -0.3 237

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.2 -0.3 237

Missoula, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.4 -0.3 237

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 5.1 -0.3 237

Muncie, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.9 -0.3 237

New Bern, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.3 -0.3 237

Pittsfield, MA Metropolitan NECTA

4.6 4.3 -0.3 237

Pocatello, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.7 -0.3 237

Rochester, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.9 2.6 -0.3 237

St. Cloud, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.2 -0.3 237

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.7 -0.3 237

Sheboygan, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.8 2.5 -0.3 237

Sherman-Denison, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.3 -0.3 237

Twin Falls, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.9 2.6 -0.3 237

Waco, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.6 -0.3 237

Wenatchee, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.7 -0.3 237

Wichita Falls, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.4 -0.3 237

Worcester, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA

4.0 3.7 -0.3 237

Amarillo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.8 -0.2 274

Appleton, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.8 -0.2 274

Austin-Round Rock, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 3.0 -0.2 274

Baton Rouge, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.3 -0.2 274

Bellingham, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.7 -0.2 274

Billings, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.4 -0.2 274

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.6 -0.2 274

California-Lexington Park, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.7 -0.2 274

Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.9 -0.2 274

Cumberland, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 5.4 -0.2 274

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

4.4 4.2 -0.2 274

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.3 -0.2 274

Dover-Durham, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA

2.6 2.4 -0.2 274

Eau Claire, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 2.9 -0.2 274

Evansville, IN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 3.1 -0.2 274

Grand Forks, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.8 2.6 -0.2 274

Great Falls, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.6 -0.2 274

Green Bay, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.8 -0.2 274

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

5.6 5.4 -0.2 274

Idaho Falls, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.6 2.4 -0.2 274

Jackson, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.3 -0.2 274

Jackson, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.8 -0.2 274

Knoxville, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.3 -0.2 274

Lawrence, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 3.0 -0.2 274

Lewiston-Auburn, ME Metropolitan NECTA

3.2 3.0 -0.2 274

Longview, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 5.8 -0.2 274

Madison, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.5 2.3 -0.2 274

Manchester, NH Metropolitan NECTA

2.7 2.5 -0.2 274

Manhattan, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.8 -0.2 274

Monroe, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 5.1 -0.2 274

Morristown, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.8 -0.2 274

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

2.9 2.7 -0.2 274

New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.6 -0.2 274

Ogden-Clearfield, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 3.0 -0.2 274

Olympia-Tumwater, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.7 -0.2 274

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.8 -0.2 274

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 5.5 -0.2 274

Portland-South Portland, ME Metropolitan NECTA

2.7 2.5 -0.2 274

Prescott, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.4 -0.2 274

Rapid City, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 3.0 -0.2 274

St. George, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.2 -0.2 274

Salt Lake City, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.8 -0.2 274

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.3 -0.2 274

Sioux Falls, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.6 2.4 -0.2 274

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 5.3 -0.2 274

Springfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.6 -0.2 274

Topeka, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.4 -0.2 274

Tucson, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.4 -0.2 274

Walla Walla, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.7 -0.2 274

Wausau, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.9 2.7 -0.2 274

Wilmington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.0 -0.2 274

Yuma, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

17.2 17.0 -0.2 274

Albany, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.6 -0.1 326

Beckley, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 5.6 -0.1 326

Bend-Redmond, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.1 -0.1 326

Bloomington, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.6 -0.1 326

Cleveland, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.6 -0.1 326

Columbus, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 2.6 -0.1 326

Corvallis, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 3.1 -0.1 326

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.6 -0.1 326

Eugene, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.3 -0.1 326

Flagstaff, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 5.5 -0.1 326

Fond du Lac, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.8 2.7 -0.1 326

Fort Wayne, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 3.1 -0.1 326

Grand Island, NE Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 3.1 -0.1 326

Hot Springs, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 4.0 -0.1 326

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 3.2 -0.1 326

Jonesboro, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 3.1 -0.1 326

Kankakee, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 5.4 -0.1 326

Killeen-Temple, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.2 -0.1 326

Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 3.1 -0.1 326

Lake Charles, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.8 -0.1 326

Lincoln, NE Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 2.6 -0.1 326

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

3.4 3.3 -0.1 326

Logan, UT-ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.6 2.5 -0.1 326

Lubbock, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 3.1 -0.1 326

Medford, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.6 -0.1 326

Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.2 -0.1 326

Michigan City-La Porte, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.3 -0.1 326

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.9 -0.1 326

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.2 -0.1 326

Pine Bluff, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.9 -0.1 326

Portsmouth, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA

2.5 2.4 -0.1 326

Provo-Orem, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.8 2.7 -0.1 326

Salem, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.2 -0.1 326

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.6 -0.1 326

Bismarck, ND Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 2.7 0.0 360

Bloomington, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.2 0.0 360

Carbondale-Marion, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.8 0.0 360

Champaign-Urbana, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.3 0.0 360

Charleston, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 5.3 0.0 360

Decatur, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 5.5 0.0 360

Elkhart-Goshen, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.5 2.5 0.0 360

Fargo, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.4 2.4 0.0 360

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

2.8 2.8 0.0 360

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.2 0.0 360

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.3 2.3 0.0 360

Lewiston, ID-WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 3.2 0.0 360

Panama City, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.2 0.0 360

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

3.8 3.8 0.0 360

Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 5.6 0.0 360

Springfield, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.4 0.0 360

Cheyenne, WY Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.9 0.1 376

Grand Junction, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.8 0.1 376

Grants Pass, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 5.4 0.1 376

Kokomo, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 4.0 0.2 379

Terre Haute, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.4 0.2 379

Urban Honolulu, HI Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.1 2.3 0.2 379

Fort Collins, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.3 2.6 0.3 382

Greeley, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.5 2.8 0.3 382

Morgantown, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 4.3 0.3 382

Texarkana, TX-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.9 0.3 382

Boulder, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.2 2.6 0.4 386

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.5 2.9 0.4 386

Pueblo, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 4.5 0.5 388

Colorado Springs, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 3.6 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