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Local Area Unemployment Statistics
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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  

El Centro, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

19.5 18.1 -1.4 1

Farmington, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.2 5.8 -1.4 1

Odessa, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 2.7 -1.4 1

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.2 5.9 -1.3 4

Bakersfield, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.2 8.0 -1.2 5

Hanford-Corcoran, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.9 7.7 -1.2 5

Sumter, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.0 -1.2 5

Yuba City, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.2 7.0 -1.2 5

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.1 -1.1 9

Brunswick, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 3.8 -1.1 9

Longview, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.1 -1.1 9

Madera, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.1 7.0 -1.1 9

Merced, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.4 8.3 -1.1 9

Modesto, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.5 6.4 -1.1 9

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.1 6.1 -1.0 15

Erie, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 4.7 -1.0 15

Florence, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 3.8 -1.0 15

Fresno, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.5 7.5 -1.0 15

Stockton-Lodi, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.0 6.0 -1.0 15

The Villages, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.1 -1.0 15

Victoria, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 3.8 -1.0 15

Enid, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.0 -0.9 22

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.5 6.6 -0.9 22

Midland, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.1 -0.9 22

Redding, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 4.9 -0.9 22

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.2 -0.9 22

Rocky Mount, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 5.6 -0.9 22

Rome, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.3 -0.9 22

Salinas, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.2 6.3 -0.9 22

Sebring, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 4.8 -0.9 22

Spartanburg, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.2 -0.9 22

Tulsa, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.5 -0.9 22

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 3.9 -0.9 22

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 2.6 -0.9 22

Watertown-Fort Drum, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 5.6 -0.9 22

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

6.7 5.8 -0.9 22

Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 2.9 -0.8 37

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

4.8 4.0 -0.8 37

Chico, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.0 -0.8 37

Columbia, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.3 -0.8 37

Corpus Christi, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.0 -0.8 37

Dover, DE Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.1 -0.8 37

Duluth, MN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 3.8 -0.8 37

Elmira, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.7 -0.8 37

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

4.0 3.2 -0.8 37

Hinesville, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.2 -0.8 37

Johnstown, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 5.2 -0.8 37

Las Cruces, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 5.7 -0.8 37

Lynchburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.5 -0.8 37

Macon-Bibb County, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.3 -0.8 37

Muskegon, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.5 -0.8 37

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

5.2 4.4 -0.8 37

Ocean City, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.2 8.4 -0.8 37

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.5 -0.8 37

Roanoke, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.0 -0.8 37

Rockford, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 5.7 -0.8 37

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

4.5 3.7 -0.8 37

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 4.9 -0.8 37

Santa Fe, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.1 -0.8 37

Savannah, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.6 -0.8 37

Syracuse, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.3 -0.8 37

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

4.1 3.3 -0.8 37

Visalia-Porterville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

10.4 9.6 -0.8 37

Williamsport, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 4.8 -0.8 37

Albuquerque, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.7 -0.7 65

Athens-Clarke County, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.7 -0.7 65

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.8 -0.7 65

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.2 -0.7 65

Battle Creek, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.2 -0.7 65

Bay City, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.8 -0.7 65

Binghamton, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.8 -0.7 65

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.9 6.2 -0.7 65

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.6 -0.7 65

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.4 -0.7 65

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.1 -0.7 65

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.7 -0.7 65

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

4.3 3.6 -0.7 65

Columbus, GA-AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.7 -0.7 65

Dalton, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 4.9 -0.7 65

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

4.5 3.8 -0.7 65

Flint, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 4.9 -0.7 65

Gainesville, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.2 -0.7 65

Goldsboro, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.3 -0.7 65

Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.1 -0.7 65

Harrisonburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.0 -0.7 65

Homosassa Springs, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.2 -0.7 65

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

5.0 4.3 -0.7 65

Ithaca, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.6 -0.7 65

Jackson, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 3.9 -0.7 65

Joplin, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 2.8 -0.7 65

Lafayette, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 4.9 -0.7 65

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.1 -0.7 65

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

4.3 3.6 -0.7 65

Napa, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 2.9 -0.7 65

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.4 -0.7 65

New Haven, CT Metropolitan NECTA

4.7 4.0 -0.7 65

Ocala, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.3 -0.7 65

Oklahoma City, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.1 -0.7 65

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.8 -0.7 65

Pittsburgh, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.3 -0.7 65

Port St. Lucie, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.1 -0.7 65

Punta Gorda, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.0 -0.7 65

Richmond, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.2 -0.7 65

Rochester, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.2 -0.7 65

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.3 -0.7 65

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

3.6 2.9 -0.7 65

Santa Rosa, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 2.7 -0.7 65

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.3 -0.7 65

Staunton-Waynesboro, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 2.8 -0.7 65

Warner Robins, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.2 -0.7 65

Waterbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA

5.8 5.1 -0.7 65

Albany, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.8 -0.6 112

Altoona, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.2 -0.6 112

Birmingham-Hoover, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.5 -0.6 112

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT Metropolitan NECTA

4.7 4.1 -0.6 112

Casper, WY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.6 -0.6 112

Cedar Rapids, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 2.8 -0.6 112

Charlottesville, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 2.7 -0.6 112

Decatur, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.7 -0.6 112

Dubuque, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.4 -0.6 112

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.4 -0.6 112

Fayetteville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 5.1 -0.6 112

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.3 -0.6 112

Glens Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.4 -0.6 112

Greensboro-High Point, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.1 -0.6 112

Greenville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.2 -0.6 112

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT Metropolitan NECTA

4.7 4.1 -0.6 112

Jacksonville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.4 -0.6 112

Kalamazoo-Portage, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.7 -0.6 112

Kingston, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.9 -0.6 112

Lansing-East Lansing, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.5 -0.6 112

Midland, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.0 -0.6 112

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.4 -0.6 112

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

4.6 4.0 -0.6 112

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.3 -0.6 112

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.5 -0.6 112

Reno, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.6 -0.6 112

Saginaw, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.8 -0.6 112

Salisbury, MD-DE Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.9 -0.6 112

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 2.7 -0.6 112

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

3.3 2.7 -0.6 112

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.9 -0.6 112

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

5.6 5.0 -0.6 112

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 2.6 -0.6 112

Tuscaloosa, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.8 -0.6 112

Utica-Rome, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.5 -0.6 112

Valdosta, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.0 -0.6 112

Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.8 6.2 -0.6 112

Winston-Salem, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.7 -0.6 112

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.8 -0.5 150

Ann Arbor, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.0 -0.5 150

Asheville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.1 -0.5 150

Burlington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.7 -0.5 150

Clarksville, TN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.2 -0.5 150

Cleveland-Elyria, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 5.1 -0.5 150

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

3.5 3.0 -0.5 150

Danbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA

3.9 3.4 -0.5 150

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.6 -0.5 150

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.9 2.4 -0.5 150

Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.2 -0.5 150

Gadsden, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.1 -0.5 150

Gainesville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.3 -0.5 150

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.0 -0.5 150

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.7 -0.5 150

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.6 -0.5 150

Houma-Thibodaux, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.9 -0.5 150

Iowa City, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.5 2.0 -0.5 150

Jacksonville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.7 -0.5 150

Janesville-Beloit, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.2 -0.5 150

Jefferson City, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 2.7 -0.5 150

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.8 -0.5 150

Lawton, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.9 -0.5 150

Leominster-Gardner, MA Metropolitan NECTA

4.3 3.8 -0.5 150

Lima, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.5 -0.5 150

Mansfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.9 -0.5 150

Mobile, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.7 -0.5 150

Monroe, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.2 -0.5 150

New Bedford, MA Metropolitan NECTA

5.7 5.2 -0.5 150

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

4.5 4.0 -0.5 150

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.3 -0.5 150

Owensboro, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.0 -0.5 150

Peoria, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 5.1 -0.5 150

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

4.7 4.2 -0.5 150

Raleigh, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.4 -0.5 150

St. Cloud, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.0 -0.5 150

St. Joseph, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.0 -0.5 150

San Angelo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.2 -0.5 150

Springfield, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA

4.6 4.1 -0.5 150

Springfield, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 2.7 -0.5 150

State College, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.2 -0.5 150

Tallahassee, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.5 -0.5 150

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

4.0 3.5 -0.5 150

Toledo, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.9 -0.5 150

Tyler, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.6 -0.5 150

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.0 6.5 -0.5 150

Wichita, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.7 -0.5 150

Winchester, VA-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 2.9 -0.5 150

Yakima, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.8 6.3 -0.5 150

Abilene, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.3 -0.4 199

Akron, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.6 -0.4 199

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

4.9 4.5 -0.4 199

Ames, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.0 1.6 -0.4 199

Anchorage, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 6.0 -0.4 199

Auburn-Opelika, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.6 -0.4 199

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.0 -0.4 199

Barnstable Town, MA Metropolitan NECTA

4.5 4.1 -0.4 199

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.5 -0.4 199

Boise City, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 2.7 -0.4 199

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH Metropolitan NECTA

3.4 3.0 -0.4 199

Bowling Green, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.9 -0.4 199

Carson City, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.7 -0.4 199

Chattanooga, TN-GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.5 -0.4 199

Coeur d'Alene, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.5 -0.4 199

East Stroudsburg, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.4 -0.4 199

El Paso, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.2 -0.4 199

Fort Smith, AR-OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.8 -0.4 199

Gettysburg, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.3 -0.4 199

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.9 -0.4 199

Huntsville, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.5 -0.4 199

Kansas City, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.4 -0.4 199

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

4.1 3.7 -0.4 199

Lancaster, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.4 -0.4 199

Laredo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.8 -0.4 199

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

3.1 2.7 -0.4 199

New Bern, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.2 -0.4 199

Pittsfield, MA Metropolitan NECTA

4.5 4.1 -0.4 199

Pocatello, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 2.7 -0.4 199

Racine, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.6 -0.4 199

Reading, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.2 -0.4 199

Rochester, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.9 2.5 -0.4 199

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

3.8 3.4 -0.4 199

Trenton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.7 -0.4 199

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

3.7 3.3 -0.4 199

Wheeling, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 5.3 -0.4 199

Wilmington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.8 -0.4 199

Worcester, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA

4.0 3.6 -0.4 199

York-Hanover, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.9 -0.4 199

Alexandria, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 5.4 -0.3 238

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.7 -0.3 238

Appleton, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.7 -0.3 238

Bellingham, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.7 -0.3 238

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.6 -0.3 238

Burlington-South Burlington, VT Metropolitan NECTA

2.4 2.1 -0.3 238

California-Lexington Park, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.8 -0.3 238

Canton-Massillon, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.9 -0.3 238

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.0 -0.3 238

Columbia, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.6 2.3 -0.3 238

Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.8 -0.3 238

Danville, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 6.2 -0.3 238

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

4.5 4.2 -0.3 238

Dayton, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.3 -0.3 238

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.3 -0.3 238

Dothan, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.1 -0.3 238

Fairbanks, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.8 -0.3 238

Hattiesburg, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.2 -0.3 238

Idaho Falls, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 2.4 -0.3 238

Jackson, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.1 -0.3 238

Johnson City, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.8 -0.3 238

Kennewick-Richland, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.5 -0.3 238

Knoxville, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.3 -0.3 238

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.7 -0.3 238

Lebanon, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.8 -0.3 238

Lexington-Fayette, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.4 -0.3 238

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

4.5 4.2 -0.3 238

Manchester, NH Metropolitan NECTA

2.7 2.4 -0.3 238

Mankato-North Mankato, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 2.4 -0.3 238

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.2 -0.3 238

Montgomery, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.9 -0.3 238

Morristown, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.8 -0.3 238

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 5.2 -0.3 238

Muncie, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.0 -0.3 238

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.7 -0.3 238

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA Metropolitan NECTA

4.4 4.1 -0.3 238

Sheboygan, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.8 2.5 -0.3 238

Sherman-Denison, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.2 -0.3 238

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 5.2 -0.3 238

Twin Falls, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.7 -0.3 238

Waco, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.6 -0.3 238

Wenatchee, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.8 -0.3 238

Wichita Falls, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.4 -0.3 238

Amarillo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.8 -0.2 281

Austin-Round Rock, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 2.9 -0.2 281

College Station-Bryan, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 3.0 -0.2 281

Columbus, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.8 2.6 -0.2 281

Cumberland, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 5.5 -0.2 281

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.5 -0.2 281

Eau Claire, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 2.9 -0.2 281

Evansville, IN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.2 -0.2 281

Fond du Lac, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.8 2.6 -0.2 281

Fort Wayne, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 3.1 -0.2 281

Grand Island, NE Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 3.0 -0.2 281

Green Bay, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.8 -0.2 281

Hammond, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 5.5 -0.2 281

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

5.7 5.5 -0.2 281

Jackson, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.8 -0.2 281

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.6 2.4 -0.2 281

Longview, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.9 -0.2 281

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.9 -0.2 281

Madison, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.5 2.3 -0.2 281

Manhattan, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 2.9 -0.2 281

Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.1 -0.2 281

Missoula, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.3 -0.2 281

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

2.9 2.7 -0.2 281

New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.6 -0.2 281

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.3 -0.2 281

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.9 -0.2 281

Sioux Falls, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 2.5 -0.2 281

Springfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.6 -0.2 281

Walla Walla, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.8 -0.2 281

Wausau, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.9 2.7 -0.2 281

Baton Rouge, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.4 -0.1 311

Cleveland, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.7 -0.1 311

Dover-Durham, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA

2.5 2.4 -0.1 311

Grand Forks, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.8 2.7 -0.1 311

Great Falls, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.6 -0.1 311

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.2 -0.1 311

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 3.2 -0.1 311

Kankakee, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 5.4 -0.1 311

Killeen-Temple, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.1 -0.1 311

Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 3.2 -0.1 311

Lake Charles, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.8 -0.1 311

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.8 -0.1 311

Lawrence, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 3.1 -0.1 311

Lincoln, NE Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.6 2.5 -0.1 311

Logan, UT-ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 2.6 -0.1 311

Lubbock, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 3.1 -0.1 311

Michigan City-La Porte, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.4 -0.1 311

Ogden-Clearfield, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 3.2 -0.1 311

Olympia-Tumwater, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.8 -0.1 311

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.9 -0.1 311

Panama City, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 4.0 -0.1 311

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.2 -0.1 311

Provo-Orem, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.9 2.8 -0.1 311

Rapid City, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 3.2 -0.1 311

St. George, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.4 -0.1 311

Salt Lake City, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 3.0 -0.1 311

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.6 -0.1 311

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 5.4 -0.1 311

Topeka, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.5 -0.1 311

Albany, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.7 0.0 340

Bangor, ME Metropolitan NECTA

3.5 3.5 0.0 340

Beckley, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 5.7 0.0 340

Bend-Redmond, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.2 0.0 340

Billings, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.4 0.0 340

Bloomington, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.7 0.0 340

Carbondale-Marion, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.9 0.0 340

Champaign-Urbana, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.4 0.0 340

Corvallis, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 3.2 0.0 340

Decatur, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 5.6 0.0 340

Fargo, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.4 2.4 0.0 340

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

2.8 2.8 0.0 340

Flagstaff, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 5.5 0.0 340

Hot Springs, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 4.0 0.0 340

Jonesboro, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 3.2 0.0 340

Lewiston, ID-WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 3.3 0.0 340

Lewiston-Auburn, ME Metropolitan NECTA

3.2 3.2 0.0 340

Monroe, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 5.3 0.0 340

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 5.6 0.0 340

Pine Bluff, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 5.0 0.0 340

Portland-South Portland, ME Metropolitan NECTA

2.7 2.7 0.0 340

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

3.9 3.9 0.0 340

Portsmouth, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA

2.4 2.4 0.0 340

Prescott, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.5 0.0 340

Salem, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.3 0.0 340

Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 5.6 0.0 340

Springfield, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.3 0.0 340

Tucson, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.5 0.0 340

Urban Honolulu, HI Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.3 2.3 0.0 340

Yuma, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

17.0 17.0 0.0 340

Bismarck, ND Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 2.8 0.1 370

Bloomington, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.3 0.1 370

Charleston, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 5.4 0.1 370

Elkhart-Goshen, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.5 2.6 0.1 370

Eugene, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.5 0.1 370

Grants Pass, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 5.5 0.1 370

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

3.3 3.4 0.1 370

Medford, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.8 0.1 370

Terre Haute, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.4 0.1 370

Cheyenne, WY Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.9 0.2 379

Grand Junction, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 4.1 0.3 380

Kokomo, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 4.1 0.3 380

Morgantown, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 4.3 0.3 380

Greeley, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.6 3.0 0.4 383

Texarkana, TX-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.9 0.4 383

Boulder, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.3 2.8 0.5 385

Fort Collins, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.3 2.8 0.5 385

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.6 3.2 0.6 387

Colorado Springs, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 3.9 0.8 388

Pueblo, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 4.9 0.8 388

Footnotes
(1) Area boundaries do not reflect official OMB definitions.

Note: Rates shown are a percentage of the labor force. Data refer to place of residence. Areas in the six New England states are Metropolitan New England City and Town Areas (NECTAs), while areas in other states are county-based.

 

Last Modified Date: April 19, 2019