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Charts of occupations with the highest location quotient in each area, May 2018


Occupations with the highest location quotient in Virgin Islands, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

19.63

Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other

11.47

Transportation Security Screeners

10.60

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

6.82

Couriers and Messengers

4.84

Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks

4.77

Security Guards

4.54

Postal Service Clerks

4.49

Tour and Travel Guides

4.42

Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service

4.06
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Puerto Rico, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Radio Operators

44.83

Farm and Home Management Advisors

12.59

Word Processors and Typists

8.89

Bailiffs

7.93

Pharmacy Aides

7.81

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

6.87

Agricultural Inspectors

6.42

Sewing Machine Operators

5.75

Couriers and Messengers

5.39

Industrial Engineering Technicians

4.90
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Guam, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers

14.65

Education Administrators, All Other

13.89

Transportation Security Screeners

12.33

Concierges

11.59

Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers

8.86

Tour and Travel Guides

8.74

Cargo and Freight Agents

8.00

Word Processors and Typists

7.84

Occupational Health and Safety Technicians

7.72

Chefs and Head Cooks

6.78
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Wyoming, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

19.43

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

18.86

Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters

18.23

Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators

15.90

Helpers--Extraction Workers

14.96

Wind Turbine Service Technicians

14.95

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

14.33

Gas Plant Operators

13.94

Choreographers

13.16

Wellhead Pumpers

13.14
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Wisconsin, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Animal Breeders

6.61

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

6.47

Animal Scientists

5.58

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.16

Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders

5.11

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

4.92

Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic

4.49

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

4.15

Floor Sanders and Finishers

4.05

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

3.96
Occupations with the highest location quotient in West Virginia, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Mine Shuttle Car Operators

85.74

Roof Bolters, Mining

68.67

Loading Machine Operators, Underground Mining

67.90

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

12.73

Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators

12.46

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

12.17

Extraction Workers, All Other

11.76

Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators

9.42

Log Graders and Scalers

9.05

Mining Machine Operators, All Other

7.49
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Washington, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Workers, All Other

8.12

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

5.89

Avionics Technicians

5.45

Ship Engineers

5.11

Tapers

5.03

Log Graders and Scalers

4.03

Agricultural Workers, All Other

3.39

Gaming Cage Workers

2.96

Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic

2.94

Gaming Dealers

2.94
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Virginia, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Industrial-Organizational Psychologists

9.48

Marine Engineers and Naval Architects

8.53

Political Scientists

6.87

Mathematicians

6.40

Legal Support Workers, All Other

6.17

Ship Engineers

5.95

Nuclear Engineers

5.56

Information Security Analysts

4.96

Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other

4.30

Physical Scientists, All Other

3.47
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Vermont, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Solar Photovoltaic Installers

21.01

Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders

11.56

Woodworkers, All Other

10.72

Industrial Engineering Technicians

9.96

Rock Splitters, Quarry

8.61

Bicycle Repairers

6.90

Log Graders and Scalers

6.82

Craft Artists

5.99

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

4.52

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers

4.43
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Utah, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Historians

7.73

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

6.17

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

6.03

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

5.86

Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists

4.75

Mining Machine Operators, All Other

4.47

Forest and Conservation Technicians

4.43

Medical Appliance Technicians

4.20

Sewers, Hand

4.04

Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks

3.75
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Texas, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Petroleum Engineers

7.08

Wellhead Pumpers

5.95

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

5.88

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

5.78

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

5.78

Helpers--Extraction Workers

5.01

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

4.76

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

4.55

Wind Turbine Service Technicians

3.70

Boilermakers

3.24
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Tennessee, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.04

Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other

5.03

Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons

4.81

Traffic Technicians

4.49

Fallers

4.43

Nuclear Power Reactor Operators

3.62

Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators

3.58

Cooks, All Other

3.52

Woodworkers, All Other

3.42

Residential Advisors

3.31
Occupations with the highest location quotient in South Dakota, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Workers

26.32

Soil and Plant Scientists

12.99

Choreographers

12.78

Correspondence Clerks

12.49

Animal Breeders

11.05

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

10.94

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

10.24

Agricultural Engineers

8.41

Animal Scientists

8.40

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

7.86
Occupations with the highest location quotient in South Carolina, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Tire Builders

12.11

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

10.79

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

8.63

Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers

8.31

Nuclear Technicians

7.49

Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

7.03

Nuclear Power Reactor Operators

6.25

Nuclear Engineers

4.43

Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.10

Pile-Driver Operators

3.76
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Rhode Island, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary

8.36

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

8.15

Mathematicians

7.90

Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers

7.62

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

7.41

Therapists, All Other

7.04

Special Education Teachers, All Other

5.66

Pile-Driver Operators

4.70

Life Scientists, All Other

4.53

Etchers and Engravers

4.24
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Pennsylvania, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators

4.11

Pourers and Casters, Metal

3.51

Shampooers

3.27

Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons

3.23

Roof Bolters, Mining

3.15

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

3.10

Rock Splitters, Quarry

3.04

Word Processors and Typists

2.89

Mine Shuttle Car Operators

2.59

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

2.51
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Oregon, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Workers, All Other

25.80

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

23.20

Semiconductor Processors

11.64

Fallers

9.27

Woodworkers, All Other

8.80

Clergy

6.67

Forest and Conservation Technicians

6.55

Religious Workers, All Other

6.29

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

6.20

Logging Equipment Operators

5.64
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Oklahoma, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

13.42

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

13.17

Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters

10.99

Rock Splitters, Quarry

10.77

Wellhead Pumpers

9.59

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

9.23

Gaming Managers

8.78

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

7.87

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

7.54

Gaming Cage Workers

7.39
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Ohio, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

5.05

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

3.78

Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.48

Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.37

Radio Operators

2.74

Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

2.70

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

2.63

Tool and Die Makers

2.57

Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

2.53

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

2.51
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Dakota, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Extraction Workers, All Other

69.87

Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators

29.38

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

20.40

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

19.98

Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders

19.93

Mining Machine Operators, All Other

19.91

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

18.14

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

16.49

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

14.51

Gas Plant Operators

11.91
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Carolina, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

8.22

Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

7.32

Upholsterers

6.92

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.38

Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers

4.33

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary

4.25

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

4.18

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

3.73

Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

3.55

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School

3.45
Occupations with the highest location quotient in New York, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Fashion Designers

5.89

Transit and Railroad Police

5.58

Word Processors and Typists

4.98

Advertising and Promotions Managers

4.02

Home Health Aides

3.71

Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes

3.60

Music Directors and Composers

3.53

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

3.52

Manicurists and Pedicurists

3.39

Producers and Directors

3.39
Occupations with the highest location quotient in New Mexico, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

17.99

Physicists

17.96

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

12.49

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

9.17

Nuclear Engineers

8.47

Anthropologists and Archeologists

8.24

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

7.33

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

6.36

Physical Scientists, All Other

6.35

Forest and Conservation Technicians

6.19
Occupations with the highest location quotient in New Jersey, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Biochemists and Biophysicists

7.96

Shampooers

4.86

Mathematicians

3.72

Transit and Railroad Police

3.69

Fire Inspectors and Investigators

3.40

Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants

3.21

Food Scientists and Technologists

3.17

Chemists

3.15

Watch Repairers

3.14

Motion Picture Projectionists

3.13
Occupations with the highest location quotient in New Hampshire, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary

6.46

Commercial Divers

5.55

Log Graders and Scalers

5.45

Correspondence Clerks

5.44

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

4.62

Air Traffic Controllers

4.35

Tree Trimmers and Pruners

3.68

Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers

3.65

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

3.52

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

3.37
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Nevada, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming Service Workers, All Other

35.21

First-Line Supervisors of Gaming Workers

26.05

Gaming Dealers

24.93

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

19.23

Gaming Cage Workers

19.00

Gaming Managers

14.42

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

14.28

Communications Equipment Operators, All Other

12.29

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

8.85

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

8.55
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Nebraska, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Dredge Operators

10.89

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

9.62

Farm and Home Management Advisors

8.74

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.96

Soil and Plant Scientists

5.72

Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators

5.65

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

4.93

Agricultural Equipment Operators

4.92

Agricultural Inspectors

4.65

Rail Car Repairers

4.47
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Montana, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

22.13

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

19.11

Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers, Postsecondary

14.95

Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators

13.88

Plant and System Operators, All Other

9.01

Hydrologists

8.65

Conservation Scientists

7.96

Foresters

7.42

Rock Splitters, Quarry

7.39

Motion Picture Projectionists

6.60
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Missouri, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

5.22

Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants

4.18

Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators

3.93

Museum Technicians and Conservators

3.70

Woodworkers, All Other

3.58

Dredge Operators

3.52

Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

3.48

Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers

3.32

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

3.24

Embalmers

3.22
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Mississippi, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers

17.49

Upholsterers

14.32

Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists

10.30

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

8.09

Psychiatric Aides

7.56

Gaming Managers

7.33

Logging Equipment Operators

7.31

Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.51

First-Line Supervisors of Gaming Workers

5.46

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

5.38
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Minnesota, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Telephone Operators

6.05

Animal Scientists

4.28

Etchers and Engravers

4.16

Choreographers

4.00

Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists

3.49

Radio Operators

3.48

Biomedical Engineers

3.34

Miscellaneous Mathematical Science Occupations

3.32

Special Education Teachers, Preschool

3.21

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

3.09
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Michigan, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Model Makers, Metal and Plastic

8.98

Tool and Die Makers

6.73

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

6.50

Patternmakers, Wood

5.29

Commercial and Industrial Designers

5.11

Mechanical Engineers

4.85

Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.57

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

3.94

Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.81

Industrial Engineers

3.78
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Massachusetts, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Biochemists and Biophysicists

6.61

Industrial-Organizational Psychologists

5.27

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

4.52

Biomedical Engineers

4.32

Biological Scientists, All Other

4.24

Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators

3.61

Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary

3.48

Floor Sanders and Finishers

3.32

Orthodontists

3.29

Electro-Mechanical Technicians

3.16
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Maryland, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Geographers

11.97

Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other

8.01

Physicists

5.97

Miscellaneous Mathematical Science Occupations

5.94

Terrazzo Workers and Finishers

5.26

Physical Scientists, All Other

5.25

Computer and Information Research Scientists

5.20

Biological Scientists, All Other

5.19

Microbiologists

4.91

Therapists, All Other

4.83
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Maine, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders

25.29

Logging Equipment Operators

8.14

Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers

7.79

Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants

6.61

Fish and Game Wardens

5.15

Log Graders and Scalers

4.56

Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary

4.25

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

3.92

Mechanical Drafters

3.86

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

3.63
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Louisiana, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

14.83

Sailors and Marine Oilers

14.74

Riggers

14.07

Chemical Plant and System Operators

12.77

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

11.81

Bridge and Lock Tenders

11.34

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

8.31

Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other

8.05

Drafters, All Other

7.81

Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers, All Other

7.59
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Kentucky, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Mining Machine Operators, All Other

13.68

Roof Bolters, Mining

12.98

Mine Shuttle Car Operators

11.79

Farm and Home Management Advisors

10.41

Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors

6.67

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

6.11

Communications Equipment Operators, All Other

4.80

Log Graders and Scalers

4.07

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

4.01

Hoist and Winch Operators

3.97
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Kansas, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic

5.92

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

5.38

Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians

4.75

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

4.73

Avionics Technicians

4.71

Agricultural Equipment Operators

4.56

Wellhead Pumpers

4.38

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.04

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

3.92

Agricultural Inspectors

3.72
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Iowa, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Agricultural Engineers

11.03

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

9.21

Wind Turbine Service Technicians

8.25

Soil and Plant Scientists

7.70

Animal Breeders

7.11

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

6.83

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

6.29

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.15

Agricultural Workers, All Other

6.15

Agricultural Equipment Operators

5.71
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Indiana, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

7.97

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

7.75

Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.65

Therapists, All Other

5.35

Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons

4.89

Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.69

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.37

Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.18

Correspondence Clerks

3.83

Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.76
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Illinois, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Occupational Therapy Aides

8.02

Production Workers, All Other

3.44

Survey Researchers

3.29

Nuclear Technicians

3.22

Dietetic Technicians

3.20

Terrazzo Workers and Finishers

3.19

Sociologists

3.13

Rail Car Repairers

3.00

Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic

2.73

Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers

2.70
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Idaho, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

14.51

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

9.65

Hydrologists

9.30

Nuclear Technicians

8.71

Semiconductor Processors

7.88

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

6.99

Log Graders and Scalers

6.56

Foresters

6.51

Nuclear Engineers

5.71

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

5.63
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Hawaii, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Airfield Operations Specialists

13.85

Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants

10.29

Dancers

10.28

Tour and Travel Guides

9.11

Astronomers

8.88

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

8.18

Baggage Porters and Bellhops

7.90

Concierges

6.96

Solar Photovoltaic Installers

6.92

Cooks, All Other

5.67
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Georgia, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

12.62

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.62

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

6.30

Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other

5.89

Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers

5.28

Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance

3.87

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.82

Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists

3.78

Avionics Technicians

2.95

Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors

2.86
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Florida, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers

3.61

Special Education Teachers, All Other

3.34

Helpers--Roofers

3.10

Baggage Porters and Bellhops

2.83

Motorboat Operators

2.80

Concierges

2.80

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

2.79

Roofers

2.75

Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other

2.69

Building Cleaning Workers, All Other

2.67
Occupations with the highest location quotient in District of Columbia, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Political Scientists

115.55

Economists

69.45

Law Teachers, Postsecondary

18.88

Social Science Research Assistants

17.04

Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other

15.38

Public Relations and Fundraising Managers

15.10

Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary

14.88

Public Relations Specialists

14.71

Historians

14.13

Legal Support Workers, All Other

11.67
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Delaware, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

11.43

Shampooers

6.44

Chemical Engineers

5.59

Chemists

5.40

Credit Analysts

5.30

Legal Support Workers, All Other

5.05

Floor Sanders and Finishers

4.42

Insulation Workers, Mechanical

3.68

Financial Examiners

3.63

Financial Analysts

3.62
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Connecticut, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Choreographers

4.69

Actuaries

4.13

Nuclear Engineers

3.86

Manicurists and Pedicurists

2.86

Obstetricians and Gynecologists

2.78

Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other

2.77

Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other

2.73

Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

2.71

Insurance Underwriters

2.67

Medical Appliance Technicians

2.61
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Colorado, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Atmospheric and Space Scientists

6.85

Hydrologists

4.41

Cartographers and Photogrammetrists

4.38

Information and Record Clerks, All Other

4.25

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

4.16

Real Estate Brokers

3.97

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

3.80

Plant and System Operators, All Other

3.77

Financial Clerks, All Other

3.74

Wellhead Pumpers

3.73
Occupations with the highest location quotient in California, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Farm Labor Contractors

6.56

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

5.77

Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other

4.21

Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance

4.12

Material Moving Workers, All Other

3.91

Marriage and Family Therapists

3.84

Solar Photovoltaic Installers

3.73

Film and Video Editors

3.44

Sociologists

3.37

Tapers

3.31
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Arkansas, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Workers, All Other

16.63

Food Processing Workers, All Other

13.82

Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists

11.20

Log Graders and Scalers

7.11

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

6.58

Logging Equipment Operators

5.88

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

5.66

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

4.60

Floor Sanders and Finishers

4.42

Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary

4.37
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Arizona, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Astronomers

5.52

Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers

4.41

Anthropologists and Archeologists

4.17

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

4.08

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

4.01

Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians

3.84

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

3.64

Tapers

3.43

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

3.41

Credit Counselors

3.22
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Alaska, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Mining Machine Operators, All Other

30.66

Extraction Workers, All Other

21.09

Commercial Divers

20.36

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

19.60

Ship Engineers

18.58

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

17.25

Transportation Workers, All Other

11.96

Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers

10.82

Sailors and Marine Oilers

10.76

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

10.58
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Alabama, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders

6.96

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

6.93

Tire Builders

6.46

Logging Equipment Operators

5.99

Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic

5.87

Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic

5.68

Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.67

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

5.57

Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.46

Aerospace Engineers

4.74
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Sewing Machine Operators

19.94

Word Processors and Typists

16.81

Highway Maintenance Workers

10.83

Helpers--Carpenters

8.79

Industrial Engineering Technicians

8.59

Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria

5.55

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.52

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

4.06

Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians

3.78

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

3.62
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Eastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters

52.03

Wind Turbine Service Technicians

24.71

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

20.39

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

19.93

Wellhead Pumpers

17.83

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

15.83

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

14.88

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

13.19

Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators

12.48

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

11.27
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Roof Bolters, Mining

35.26

Helpers--Extraction Workers

31.51

Mine Shuttle Car Operators

31.33

Gas Plant Operators

26.18

Choreographers

23.82

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

23.78

Forest and Conservation Technicians

21.59

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

21.04

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

20.99

Wellhead Pumpers

15.81
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Western Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders

21.84

Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders

19.52

Bridge and Lock Tenders

14.33

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

11.86

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

10.04

Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

8.46

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

7.99

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

7.21

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

6.69

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

6.68
Occupations with the highest location quotient in South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Animal Breeders

19.88

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

15.18

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

7.66

Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders

7.11

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.39

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

5.82

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

5.82

Food Batchmakers

5.80

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

5.74

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.60
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Pourers and Casters, Metal

13.76

Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic

12.45

Foresters

12.02

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

11.27

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

9.67

Motorcycle Mechanics

8.96

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

8.23

Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders

7.67

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

6.15

Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.00
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

27.84

Foresters

27.16

Material Moving Workers, All Other

18.61

Forest and Conservation Technicians

18.42

Logging Equipment Operators

15.82

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

15.40

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

13.38

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

10.61

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

9.55

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

9.49
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Roof Bolters, Mining

68.86

Mine Shuttle Car Operators

59.03

Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators

36.25

Wellhead Pumpers

18.55

Pipelayers

17.50

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

15.60

Mining Machine Operators, All Other

14.29

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

14.07

Power Distributors and Dispatchers

11.89

Gas Plant Operators

9.46
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Mine Shuttle Car Operators

334.54

Roof Bolters, Mining

199.64

Log Graders and Scalers

42.48

Extraction Workers, All Other

22.35

Logging Equipment Operators

17.03

Psychiatric Aides

15.06

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

12.22

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

12.10

Helpers--Extraction Workers

11.08

Farm and Home Management Advisors

7.92
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

17.84

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

17.73

Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers

17.09

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

17.02

Agricultural Equipment Operators

16.32

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

13.64

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

13.13

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

10.65

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

9.35

Conservation Scientists

8.70
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Western Washington nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Workers, All Other

122.71

Log Graders and Scalers

35.06

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

20.05

Logging Equipment Operators

18.63

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

17.53

Foresters

13.47

Forest and Conservation Workers

12.18

Agricultural Workers, All Other

9.82

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

9.24

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

8.63
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

15.65

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

9.85

Economics Teachers, Postsecondary

9.62

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

9.14

Tour and Travel Guides

7.69

Logging Equipment Operators

6.68

Physics Teachers, Postsecondary

6.04

History Teachers, Postsecondary

5.32

Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary

5.16

Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary

4.58
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeast Virginia nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Miscellaneous Mathematical Science Occupations

99.07

Computer and Information Research Scientists

68.36

Fallers

23.52

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

23.20

Engineers, All Other

11.39

Agricultural Inspectors

10.61

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

9.84

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

9.15

Food Processing Workers, All Other

8.87

Aerospace Engineers

8.75
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

25.48

Log Graders and Scalers

15.50

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

12.06

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

10.34

Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

9.64

Correctional Officers and Jailers

8.25

Foresters

6.92

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

6.77

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

5.48

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

5.25
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

34.23

Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters

20.50

Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

17.65

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

9.52

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

9.47

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

9.28

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

9.02

Upholsterers

8.93

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

8.84

Helpers--Extraction Workers

8.06
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers

7.23

Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders

6.65

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

6.42

Food Scientists and Technologists

5.89

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

5.69

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

5.32

Social and Human Service Assistants

5.29

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

5.02

Conservation Scientists

4.95

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

4.83
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Solar Photovoltaic Installers

28.54

Log Graders and Scalers

12.49

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

8.31

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

6.01

Coaches and Scouts

5.88

Foresters

5.78

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

5.46

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.63

Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters

4.42

Chefs and Head Cooks

4.30
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Central Utah nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

40.35

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

23.45

Tour and Travel Guides

9.51

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

9.39

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

7.21

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay

6.30

Conservation Scientists

6.18

Lodging Managers

5.93

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

5.62

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

4.41
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

25.64

Wellhead Pumpers

16.83

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

16.40

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

12.22

Tour and Travel Guides

10.90

Lodging Managers

10.41

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

9.35

Fire Inspectors and Investigators

7.90

Power Plant Operators

7.89

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

7.13
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Coastal Plains Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

40.55

Helpers--Extraction Workers

20.20

Wellhead Pumpers

19.74

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

18.46

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

13.68

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

11.60

Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers

11.13

Chemical Engineers

9.66

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

9.47

Fish and Game Wardens

8.38
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Border Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

37.75

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

32.06

Wellhead Pumpers

29.79

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

8.47

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

5.10

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

4.29

Tax Preparers

3.84

Personal Care Aides

3.62

Substitute Teachers

3.49

Civil Engineering Technicians

3.45
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Hill Country Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

16.61

Helpers--Extraction Workers

15.23

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

9.74

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

8.65

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

7.74

Etchers and Engravers

7.17

Craft Artists

6.40

Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.14

Wellhead Pumpers

6.04

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary

5.90
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Big Thicket Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Woodworkers, All Other

32.85

Logging Equipment Operators

19.49

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

11.51

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

10.14

Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians

10.10

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

8.10

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

6.91

Foresters

6.66

Helpers--Extraction Workers

6.45

Agricultural Inspectors

5.05
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

11.67

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

10.15

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

8.60

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

8.36

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

7.71

Helpers--Extraction Workers

7.66

Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary

6.03

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

5.97

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

5.73

Petroleum Engineers

5.62
Occupations with the highest location quotient in West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Wind Turbine Service Technicians

39.96

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

38.39

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

35.29

Wellhead Pumpers

34.32

Agricultural Equipment Operators

32.54

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

31.50

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

30.44

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

24.83

Helpers--Extraction Workers

20.20

Petroleum Engineers

14.14
Occupations with the highest location quotient in East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

33.14

Tour and Travel Guides

6.07

Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.82

Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.77

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

5.74

Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders

5.36

Electro-Mechanical Technicians

5.26

Amusement and Recreation Attendants

4.87

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

4.75

Production Workers, All Other

4.51
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Designers, All Other

17.29

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

12.29

Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other

7.67

Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.13

Sewing Machine Operators

6.08

Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors

5.17

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.04

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

4.99

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

4.80

Office Machine Operators, Except Computer

4.56
Occupations with the highest location quotient in South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

14.59

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

11.46

Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers

11.02

Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers

10.20

Tool and Die Makers

8.48

Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.87

Prepress Technicians and Workers

6.16

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers

5.65

Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.56

Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other

4.94
Occupations with the highest location quotient in West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Woodworkers, All Other

18.20

Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

11.30

Pharmacy Aides

9.22

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

8.39

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

7.92

Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.54

Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.34

Residential Advisors

6.20

Logging Equipment Operators

6.01

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.77
Occupations with the highest location quotient in West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

24.02

Fish and Game Wardens

20.13

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

19.72

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

19.26

Gaming Cage Workers

18.77

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

18.33

Soil and Plant Scientists

17.92

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

16.64

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

15.83

Conservation Scientists

14.49
Occupations with the highest location quotient in East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Workers

44.72

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

25.18

Soil and Plant Scientists

24.94

Agricultural Engineers

23.31

Animal Scientists

21.98

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

12.26

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

12.17

Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

11.64

Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

11.08

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

10.61
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeast South Carolina nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

25.83

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

17.96

Chemical Plant and System Operators

9.89

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

9.23

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

9.09

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

8.10

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

7.69

Millwrights

7.47

Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

7.22

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

5.73
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

29.11

Foresters

21.05

Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

12.74

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

11.34

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

9.25

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

8.77

Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.90

Millwrights

6.74

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

6.54

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.50
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

54.66

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

36.79

Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

18.97

Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.43

Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners

6.05

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

5.71

Machinists

5.65

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

4.93

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers

4.47

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.44
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Pourers and Casters, Metal

11.12

Furniture Finishers

10.80

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

10.11

Log Graders and Scalers

8.27

Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

8.12

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

7.34

Highway Maintenance Workers

6.44

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

5.87

Correctional Officers and Jailers

5.71

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

5.41
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Rock Splitters, Quarry

55.51

Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators

51.08

Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

14.43

Log Graders and Scalers

14.42

Gas Plant Operators

12.65

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

11.93

Foresters

8.40

Logging Equipment Operators

8.39

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

8.00

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

7.76
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Roof Bolters, Mining

64.49

Mine Shuttle Car Operators

62.22

Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators

25.07

Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators

14.18

Mining Machine Operators, All Other

13.48

Wellhead Pumpers

11.74

Rail Yard Engineers, Dinkey Operators, and Hostlers

10.84

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

10.47

Word Processors and Typists

7.84

Power Plant Operators

7.25
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

50.76

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

33.55

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

32.18

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

17.15

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

12.75

Logging Equipment Operators

10.69

Conservation Scientists

8.62

Clergy

8.06

Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants

7.56

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

6.60
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

45.15

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

29.88

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

16.98

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

16.81

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

15.03

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

14.92

Clergy

14.82

Power Distributors and Dispatchers

13.16

Foresters

12.23

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

10.89
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Workers, All Other

206.99

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

42.47

Woodworkers, All Other

40.21

Logging Equipment Operators

25.52

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

17.21

Hoist and Winch Operators

17.06

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

16.67

Foresters

14.56

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

13.69

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

13.16
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

20.54

Gaming Cage Workers

19.56

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

11.56

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

10.81

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

10.66

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

10.35

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

9.69

First-Line Supervisors of Gaming Workers

8.05

Wellhead Pumpers

7.66

Maintenance Workers, Machinery

7.55
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Wind Turbine Service Technicians

70.47

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

25.91

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

22.31

Agricultural Equipment Operators

21.66

Petroleum Engineers

12.30

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

11.63

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

10.92

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

9.86

Riggers

8.47

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

7.48
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Home Economics Teachers, Postsecondary

33.25

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

32.79

Wellhead Pumpers

30.11

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

28.21

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

25.81

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

20.32

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

19.37

Wind Turbine Service Technicians

18.42

Gaming Managers

17.26

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

15.29
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

51.22

Gaming Cage Workers

30.84

Gaming Managers

29.24

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

19.87

First-Line Supervisors of Gaming Workers

10.09

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

8.98

Maintenance Workers, Machinery

6.98

Pourers and Casters, Metal

6.88

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.71

Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners

6.46
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southern Ohio non-metropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Log Graders and Scalers

13.46

Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

12.43

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

8.66

Business Teachers, Postsecondary

6.30

Power Plant Operators

5.68

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.49

Foresters

4.41

Logging Equipment Operators

4.36

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

3.84

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

3.59
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Pourers and Casters, Metal

19.35

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

15.39

Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

13.35

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

12.67

Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

11.61

Food Processing Workers, All Other

7.24

Chemical Plant and System Operators

6.99

Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.27

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

5.79

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

5.57
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Northeastern Ohio non-metropolitan area (non-contiguous), May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

10.73

Furniture Finishers

8.31

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

8.13

Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers

8.03

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

6.99

Pourers and Casters, Metal

6.47

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.15

Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.03

Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.75

Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.43
Occupations with the highest location quotient in West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

11.36

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

10.94

Pourers and Casters, Metal

9.98

Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

9.53

Tool and Die Makers

7.72

Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

7.56

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

7.11

Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.94

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

6.90

Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.81
Occupations with the highest location quotient in East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders

49.52

Wind Turbine Service Technicians

22.36

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

18.33

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

17.02

Soil and Plant Scientists

16.98

Plant and System Operators, All Other

14.44

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

13.84

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

11.92

Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

9.18

Legislators

8.99
Occupations with the highest location quotient in West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators

82.44

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

68.70

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

68.00

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

56.15

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

51.68

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

48.03

Gas Plant Operators

40.93

Wellhead Pumpers

39.92

Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders

23.97

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

15.26
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary

12.72

Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

12.46

Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary

7.66

Education Teachers, Postsecondary

6.37

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

5.44

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

5.04

History Teachers, Postsecondary

4.85

Forest and Conservation Technicians

4.62

Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary

4.55

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

4.44
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

26.75

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

20.51

Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

18.62

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

15.22

Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers

9.98

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

9.04

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary

7.84

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

7.66

Tire Builders

7.11

Logging Equipment Operators

6.35
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Agricultural Equipment Operators

18.20

Logging Equipment Operators

17.55

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

12.39

Foresters

8.37

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

8.00

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

7.05

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

6.64

Correctional Officers and Jailers

5.37

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

5.20

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

4.81
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

34.73

Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

16.19

Tire Builders

14.51

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

11.40

Logging Equipment Operators

8.43

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

8.40

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary

7.55

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

6.48

Log Graders and Scalers

6.32

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

5.99
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Central East New York nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Historians

17.11

Legislators

13.50

Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

9.95

Word Processors and Typists

8.46

Highway Maintenance Workers

8.06

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

7.82

Animal Control Workers

6.49

Rock Splitters, Quarry

6.23

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

6.05

Correctional Officers and Jailers

5.96
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Legislators

11.69

Historians

10.28

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

10.07

Word Processors and Typists

8.88

First-Line Supervisors of Gaming Workers

8.48

Gaming Cage Workers

7.76

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

7.52

Highway Maintenance Workers

7.51

Animal Control Workers

6.13

Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers

5.21
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Bridge and Lock Tenders

15.04

Fish and Game Wardens

13.60

Legislators

11.76

Historians

11.68

Word Processors and Typists

10.19

Psychiatric Aides

9.53

Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers

9.20

Correctional Officers and Jailers

8.52

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

8.32

Highway Maintenance Workers

7.46
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

68.61

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

52.78

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

43.04

Helpers--Extraction Workers

23.06

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

18.76

Gas Plant Operators

17.11

Mining Machine Operators, All Other

15.44

Extraction Workers, All Other

12.28

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

11.39

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

10.91
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Physicists

142.16

Nuclear Engineers

63.86

Physical Scientists, All Other

44.40

Forest and Conservation Technicians

28.36

Computer and Information Research Scientists

20.78

Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other

15.80

Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors

12.81

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

8.69

Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers

6.30

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

6.22
Occupations with the highest location quotient in West Central-Southwest New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary

17.95

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

7.34

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

6.82

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

5.46

Bicycle Repairers

5.41

Biological Technicians

5.35

Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary

4.89

Physical Scientists, All Other

4.73

New Accounts Clerks

4.71

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

4.69
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Hydrologists

11.96

New Accounts Clerks

6.78

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.69

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

4.89

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

4.57

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

3.98

Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate

3.91

Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health

3.88

Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners

3.85

Surgeons

3.78
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians

11.78

Bicycle Repairers

10.01

Logging Equipment Operators

9.31

Highway Maintenance Workers

7.56

Power Plant Operators

6.89

Forest and Conservation Technicians

4.96

Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors

4.77

Lodging Managers

4.62

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

4.10

Social and Human Service Assistants

3.97
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Nevada nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

266.84

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

76.88

Gaming Service Workers, All Other

50.15

Mining Machine Operators, All Other

44.52

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

41.84

Gaming Cage Workers

38.11

Helpers--Extraction Workers

32.57

First-Line Supervisors of Gaming Workers

30.70

Gaming Managers

22.99

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

22.56
Occupations with the highest location quotient in South Nebraska nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Dredge Operators

24.04

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

23.44

Soil and Plant Scientists

20.44

Agricultural Equipment Operators

15.94

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

15.80

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

12.12

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

9.09

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

8.47

Farm and Home Management Advisors

7.48

Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders

6.62
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

25.97

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

16.91

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

12.64

Farm and Home Management Advisors

11.47

Agricultural Equipment Operators

11.40

Soil and Plant Scientists

10.16

Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

8.63

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

8.38

Agricultural Inspectors

8.10

Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

7.80
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

21.94

Legislators

20.34

Agricultural Equipment Operators

13.80

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

13.09

Radio and Television Announcers

7.83

Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers

6.73

Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors

6.52

New Accounts Clerks

6.16

Highway Maintenance Workers

5.87

Forest and Conservation Technicians

3.82
Occupations with the highest location quotient in East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators

95.68

Plant and System Operators, All Other

28.56

Wellhead Pumpers

27.43

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

27.00

Forest and Conservation Technicians

18.18

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

16.88

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

13.94

Fish and Game Wardens

13.88

Conservation Scientists

13.87

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

11.74
Occupations with the highest location quotient in West Montana nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

49.46

Rock Splitters, Quarry

39.61

Foresters

17.78

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

12.54

Logging Equipment Operators

11.02

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

10.67

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

8.71

Motorcycle Mechanics

8.14

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

6.09

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

5.91
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Montana nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

18.97

Hydrologists

18.72

Psychiatric Aides

15.86

Conservation Scientists

12.13

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

7.45

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

7.35

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

7.30

Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall

6.24

Foresters

5.99

Drafters, All Other

5.51
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other

19.90

Travel Agents

16.15

Musicians and Singers

10.98

Actors

8.37

Agricultural Inspectors

6.85

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.21

Photographers

5.58

Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers

5.37

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

4.43

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

4.37
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

21.23

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

13.85

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

9.39

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

8.45

Psychiatric Aides

7.22

Foresters

6.57

New Accounts Clerks

6.25

Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles

6.12

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.87

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

5.77
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Missouri nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

13.27

Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners

10.38

Agricultural Equipment Operators

10.30

Butchers and Meat Cutters

9.36

Legislators

8.01

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

6.90

Dietetic Technicians

6.90

Food Batchmakers

6.28

Conservation Scientists

5.66

Highway Maintenance Workers

5.09
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

14.61

Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary

6.87

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

6.20

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

5.00

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

4.72

Electrical, Electronic, and Electromechanical Assemblers, Except Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

4.47

Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.39

Floral Designers

4.29

Painters, Transportation Equipment

4.19

Power Plant Operators

4.10
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

36.80

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

26.29

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

10.45

Foresters

8.23

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

7.32

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

7.09

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

6.73

Millwrights

6.12

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

6.03

Sailors and Marine Oilers

5.52
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists

24.02

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

22.30

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

19.46

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

18.88

Psychiatric Aides

14.01

Logging Equipment Operators

12.90

Food Processing Workers, All Other

8.22

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

8.20

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

7.42

Millwrights

7.17
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Agricultural Equipment Operators

12.80

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

11.22

Logging Equipment Operators

8.39

Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

7.89

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

7.01

Psychiatric Aides

5.34

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

4.64

Conservation Scientists

4.41

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

4.40

Meter Readers, Utilities

4.32
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers

81.35

Upholsterers

64.30

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

29.47

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

23.18

Farm and Home Management Advisors

21.00

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

15.36

Sewing Machine Operators

14.73

Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists

12.45

Home Economics Teachers, Postsecondary

12.40

Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers

10.61
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

20.75

Model Makers, Metal and Plastic

16.61

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

8.38

Agricultural Equipment Operators

6.63

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.20

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

6.08

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

5.27

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

4.98

Special Education Teachers, Preschool

4.76

Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service

3.96
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

17.74

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

17.39

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

16.35

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

15.78

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

10.41

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

9.05

Soil and Plant Scientists

6.54

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.46

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

6.08

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

5.47
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Foresters

35.73

Logging Equipment Operators

19.95

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

13.63

Forest and Conservation Technicians

12.27

Legislators

6.31

First-Line Supervisors of Gaming Workers

5.73

Millwrights

5.16

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.14

Highway Maintenance Workers

4.99

Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.86
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

13.11

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

7.42

Foresters

6.67

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

6.40

Electro-Mechanical Technicians

5.69

Gaming Managers

5.42

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

5.07

Hydrologists

4.93

Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists

4.89

Highway Maintenance Workers

4.84
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

14.80

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

11.30

Tool and Die Makers

6.92

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

6.38

Tree Trimmers and Pruners

6.35

Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.22

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

5.10

Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.01

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

4.87

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

4.71
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.51

Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.06

Stonemasons

4.94

Legislators

4.86

Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.65

Logging Equipment Operators

4.36

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

4.27

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

3.89

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

3.72

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

3.65
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

16.00

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.21

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

5.76

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

5.59

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

5.34

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

5.08

Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.00

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

4.92

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks

4.45

Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers

3.85
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

27.36

Foresters

16.60

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

15.17

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

10.83

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

9.95

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

8.06

Forest and Conservation Technicians

7.86

Gaming Cage Workers

7.62

Fish and Game Wardens

6.64

Psychiatric Aides

6.47
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Stonemasons

10.87

Curators

8.04

Animal Control Workers

7.08

History Teachers, Postsecondary

5.99

Tour and Travel Guides

5.87

Chefs and Head Cooks

5.26

Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary

4.71

Psychiatrists

4.49

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

4.43

Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers

4.27
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Maryland nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

11.95

Food Processing Workers, All Other

11.11

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

7.35

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

4.84

Marriage and Family Therapists

4.63

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

4.08

Food Servers, Nonrestaurant

3.97

Funeral Attendants

3.80

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

3.75

Reporters and Correspondents

3.75
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders

74.27

Logging Equipment Operators

12.32

Fish and Game Wardens

9.08

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

5.20

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

4.40

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

4.34

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

4.15

Animal Control Workers

4.02

Lodging Managers

3.96

Emergency Management Directors

3.92
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

23.88

Foresters

16.45

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

10.82

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

10.34

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

8.61

Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

8.29

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

7.22

Lodging Managers

6.77

Motorcycle Mechanics

6.38

Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary

6.17
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Commercial Divers

23.46

Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service

22.63

Counselors, All Other

20.67

Sailors and Marine Oilers

20.61

Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers

19.15

Gaming Service Workers, All Other

16.23

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

13.82

Plant and System Operators, All Other

12.20

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

10.16

Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other

9.72
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Food Processing Workers, All Other

45.10

Bridge and Lock Tenders

29.20

Plant and System Operators, All Other

27.24

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

23.34

Counselors, All Other

21.62

Therapists, All Other

15.44

Agricultural Workers, All Other

11.66

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

9.83

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

8.17

Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks

8.16
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

44.95

Logging Workers, All Other

41.15

Food Processing Workers, All Other

14.04

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

12.54

Woodworkers, All Other

11.98

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

10.34

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

7.65

Foresters

7.40

Production Workers, All Other

7.28

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

6.78
Occupations with the highest location quotient in East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Roof Bolters, Mining

132.72

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

78.03

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

20.20

Extraction Workers, All Other

15.14

Wellhead Pumpers

12.18

Gas Plant Operators

8.34

Civil Engineering Technicians

7.69

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

6.62

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

6.46

Bailiffs

5.57
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters

27.39

Budget Analysts

8.05

Bailiffs

7.89

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

5.60

Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.43

Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

5.26

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers

4.43

Civil Engineering Technicians

4.07

Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.91

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

3.89
Occupations with the highest location quotient in South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

15.58

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

12.72

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

9.40

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

8.46

Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

8.40

Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.56

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.61

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

5.54

Bailiffs

5.23

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.12
Occupations with the highest location quotient in West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Mine Shuttle Car Operators

95.84

Mining Machine Operators, All Other

91.58

Roof Bolters, Mining

61.00

Sailors and Marine Oilers

24.73

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

23.31

Helpers--Extraction Workers

16.72

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

15.30

Boilermakers

13.12

Power Plant Operators

7.04

Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders

6.62
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Kansas nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Agricultural Equipment Operators

13.67

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

11.41

Wellhead Pumpers

11.04

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

10.95

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

10.77

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

10.57

Gas Plant Operators

8.24

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

7.48

Agricultural Inspectors

7.17

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

6.94
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

18.03

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

12.50

Agricultural Equipment Operators

9.61

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

9.40

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

8.71

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

8.23

Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

8.11

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

6.85

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

6.60

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

6.33
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

21.18

Agricultural Equipment Operators

21.02

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

14.24

Soil and Plant Scientists

10.52

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

6.30

Funeral Attendants

6.21

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

5.91

Forest and Conservation Technicians

5.72

Conservation Scientists

5.29

Highway Maintenance Workers

4.79
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Animal Breeders

33.43

Wind Turbine Service Technicians

29.39

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

15.76

Soil and Plant Scientists

14.97

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

14.34

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

14.13

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

14.07

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

12.05

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

11.19

Agricultural Equipment Operators

9.96
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Wind Turbine Service Technicians

42.42

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

17.10

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

11.59

Agricultural Equipment Operators

10.75

Soil and Plant Scientists

9.47

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

9.06

Conservation Scientists

8.09

Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

7.25

Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.78

Funeral Attendants

6.25
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Roof Bolters, Mining

54.77

Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters

41.56

Furniture Finishers

26.42

Rock Splitters, Quarry

18.84

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

14.74

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

14.24

Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

9.60

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

6.93

Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.70

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers

6.70
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

28.28

Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

18.09

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

12.59

Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

7.66

Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.54

Agricultural Equipment Operators

6.23

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

5.99

Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.99

Tool and Die Makers

5.75

Funeral Service Managers

5.59
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

14.50

Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic

14.37

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

12.99

Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

12.06

Pourers and Casters, Metal

11.91

Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

10.86

Medical Appliance Technicians

9.94

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

9.91

Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

9.14

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

8.75
Occupations with the highest location quotient in South Illinois nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Mine Shuttle Car Operators

119.54

Roof Bolters, Mining

88.57

Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators

39.33

Dietetic Technicians

13.66

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

13.12

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

10.94

Psychiatric Technicians

7.84

Correctional Officers and Jailers

6.69

Tool and Die Makers

6.49

Highway Maintenance Workers

6.34
Occupations with the highest location quotient in East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Agricultural Equipment Operators

10.82

Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other

7.45

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

7.06

Highway Maintenance Workers

6.33

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

6.06

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.70

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.47

Electrical, Electronic, and Electromechanical Assemblers, Except Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

5.47

Counselors, All Other

4.92

Furniture Finishers

4.73
Occupations with the highest location quotient in West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

12.22

Bridge and Lock Tenders

10.29

Agricultural Equipment Operators

10.20

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

7.99

Dietetic Technicians

7.74

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

7.16

Counselors, All Other

6.43

Correctional Officers and Jailers

5.65

Order Clerks

5.50

Production Workers, All Other

5.41
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Nuclear Engineers

11.17

Dietetic Technicians

10.23

Nuclear Power Reactor Operators

6.76

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

6.05

Legislators

5.44

Highway Maintenance Workers

4.95

Tool and Die Makers

3.90

Production Workers, All Other

3.87

Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.78

Floral Designers

3.78
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southeast-Central Idaho nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

27.72

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

24.38

Forest and Conservation Technicians

20.68

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

18.81

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

14.67

Agricultural Equipment Operators

11.52

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

10.95

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

10.80

Agricultural Workers, All Other

9.97

Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders

9.94
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwestern Idaho nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

62.85

Log Graders and Scalers

55.81

Logging Equipment Operators

42.33

Foresters

41.35

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

26.27

Physical Scientists, All Other

24.76

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

12.81

Hydrologists

10.77

Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders

8.69

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

7.78
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Astronomers

35.37

Tour and Travel Guides

18.98

Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants

11.87

Dancers

11.75

Agricultural Workers, All Other

9.68

Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters

9.52

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

9.21

Baggage Porters and Bellhops

8.36

Transportation Security Screeners

7.60

Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles

7.24
Occupations with the highest location quotient in South Georgia nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists

38.21

Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers, Postsecondary

19.00

Log Graders and Scalers

17.52

Logging Equipment Operators

16.31

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

12.32

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

11.37

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

10.88

Riggers

9.66

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

7.57

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

7.39
Occupations with the highest location quotient in East Georgia nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Log Graders and Scalers

37.90

Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists

33.47

Logging Equipment Operators

31.66

Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders

15.65

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

14.82

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

8.73

Foresters

8.44

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

7.51

Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists

6.87

Sewing Machine Operators

5.90
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

24.33

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

24.16

Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

23.69

Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists

21.32

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

11.45

Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers

11.24

Logging Equipment Operators

6.83

Funeral Service Managers

4.96

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers

4.94

Production Workers, All Other

4.91
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Georgia nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

86.64

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

43.63

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

31.22

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

26.59

Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists

14.17

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

11.22

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

10.81

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

8.30

Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists

6.73

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

5.47
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Florida nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

27.51

Log Graders and Scalers

22.81

Correctional Officers and Jailers

19.36

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

12.19

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

10.19

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

9.76

Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders

9.43

Agricultural Workers, All Other

8.03

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

7.46

Conservation Scientists

6.72
Occupations with the highest location quotient in South Florida nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorboat Operators

29.23

Agricultural Equipment Operators

27.90

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

11.56

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

8.69

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

8.35

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

7.91

Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants

6.20

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

5.72

Tour and Travel Guides

5.39

Conservation Scientists

5.32
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Connecticut nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Rehabilitation Counselors

13.76

Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

7.13

Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.15

Highway Maintenance Workers

5.01

Sheet Metal Workers

4.69

Social and Community Service Managers

4.38

Chefs and Head Cooks

4.01

Postal Service Clerks

3.34

Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School

3.34

Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education

3.29
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Stonemasons

23.10

Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other

14.31

Forest and Conservation Technicians

11.52

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

9.57

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

9.35

Lodging Managers

7.89

Tile and Marble Setters

7.66

Baggage Porters and Bellhops

7.44

Gas Plant Operators

7.34

Concierges

7.19
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Rock Splitters, Quarry

17.74

Forest and Conservation Technicians

15.27

Anthropologists and Archeologists

14.30

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

11.75

Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other

7.88

Gas Plant Operators

7.85

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

7.50

Correctional Officers and Jailers

7.21

Plant and System Operators, All Other

6.66

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

6.47
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

28.56

Agricultural Inspectors

14.83

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

14.41

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

12.38

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

10.24

Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other

8.32

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

7.76

Power Plant Operators

7.71

Highway Maintenance Workers

7.32

Wellhead Pumpers

6.55
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Valley-Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

70.20

Woodworkers, All Other

21.48

Logging Equipment Operators

18.01

Foresters

17.34

Forest and Conservation Workers

14.91

Fallers

14.73

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

11.97

Agricultural Inspectors

11.45

Hydrologists

10.81

Agricultural Equipment Operators

8.20
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

48.05

Artists and Related Workers, All Other

12.59

Logging Equipment Operators

11.24

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

11.16

Pharmacy Aides

9.79

Plant and System Operators, All Other

9.62

Lodging Managers

8.94

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

7.22

Correctional Officers and Jailers

7.08

Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners

6.43
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Workers

49.04

Log Graders and Scalers

26.69

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

17.74

Forest and Conservation Technicians

16.39

Logging Equipment Operators

11.82

Gaming Cage Workers

9.45

Foresters

9.21

Fish and Game Wardens

7.52

Demonstrators and Product Promoters

6.92

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

6.80
Occupations with the highest location quotient in South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Workers, All Other

91.70

Log Graders and Scalers

50.47

Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists

44.16

Logging Equipment Operators

34.79

Embalmers

16.81

Food Processing Workers, All Other

13.13

Foresters

12.56

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

12.39

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

10.26

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

9.47
Occupations with the highest location quotient in West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists

31.79

Logging Equipment Operators

27.51

Food Processing Workers, All Other

25.87

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

21.30

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

17.00

Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

13.88

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

13.42

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

12.48

Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

9.94

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

9.43
Occupations with the highest location quotient in East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

18.66

Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

17.41

Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

13.24

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

10.47

Agricultural Equipment Operators

9.15

Commercial Pilots

8.68

Highway Maintenance Workers

5.61

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

4.75

Legislators

4.40

Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners

4.28
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Arkansas nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

15.13

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

11.19

Meter Readers, Utilities

8.74

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

8.38

Dental Laboratory Technicians

8.10

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

7.85

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

6.58

Food Processing Workers, All Other

5.80

Highway Maintenance Workers

5.29

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

5.09
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Arizona nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

55.95

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

35.54

Forest and Conservation Technicians

29.64

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

12.93

Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines

6.74

First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers

6.49

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

6.03

Gaming Service Workers, All Other

5.97

Gaming Cage Workers

5.83

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

5.51
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Alaska nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Extraction Workers, All Other

61.06

Ship Engineers

50.03

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

40.73

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

29.54

Sailors and Marine Oilers

26.82

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

22.06

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

20.77

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

20.34

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

18.69

Power Plant Operators

17.44
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

28.53

Commercial Pilots

28.50

Agricultural Workers, All Other

22.10

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

19.98

Logging Equipment Operators

19.69

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

11.67

Transportation Inspectors

11.51

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

11.44

Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

11.30

Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders

9.66
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

52.14

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

41.02

Log Graders and Scalers

26.28

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

20.12

Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

16.89

Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders

15.88

First-Line Supervisors of Gaming Workers

10.73

Foresters

9.86

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

9.70

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment

9.44
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

29.16

Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

29.07

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

22.95

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

20.89

Pourers and Casters, Metal

19.74

Woodworkers, All Other

17.82

Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers

14.02

Logging Equipment Operators

13.28

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

12.67

Helpers--Production Workers

10.58
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Fallers

31.93

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

13.56

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

12.45

Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic

11.49

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

10.55

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

9.83

Sewing Machine Operators

9.34

Logging Equipment Operators

8.85

Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

8.81

Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

8.43
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Worcester, MA-CT, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Dancers

8.03

Power Distributors and Dispatchers

7.17

Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary

5.92

Geography Teachers, Postsecondary

5.83

Insurance Appraisers, Auto Damage

5.07

Power Plant Operators

4.79

Residential Advisors

4.75

Substance Abuse, Behavioral Disorder, and Mental Health Counselors

4.53

Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.21

Dietetic Technicians

4.20
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Waterbury, CT, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Tool and Die Makers

15.01

Occupational Therapy Aides

13.23

Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

9.31

Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.56

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

5.46

Chemists

3.71

Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.51

Social and Human Service Assistants

3.38

Crossing Guards

3.34

Social and Community Service Managers

3.31
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Springfield, MA-CT, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Economics Teachers, Postsecondary

5.71

Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

5.51

Etchers and Engravers

5.29

Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary

5.00

Healthcare Social Workers

4.71

Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers

4.69

Anthropology and Archeology Teachers, Postsecondary

4.43

Community Health Workers

4.37

Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary

4.30

Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators

4.25
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Providence-Warwick, RI-MA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers

7.14

Therapists, All Other

7.02

Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary

6.97

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

6.79

Mathematicians

6.59

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.22

Etchers and Engravers

5.13

Special Education Teachers, All Other

4.38

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.19

Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary

4.10
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Portsmouth, NH-ME, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Nuclear Engineers

33.84

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

22.83

Commercial Divers

19.34

Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other

9.85

Engineers, All Other

5.48

Physicists

5.21

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment

4.65

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

3.39

Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other

3.31

Tour and Travel Guides

3.28
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Portland-South Portland, ME, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants

9.47

Biochemists and Biophysicists

5.25

Political Scientists

4.67

Actuaries

4.07

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

3.53

Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators

3.18

Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.07

Industrial Engineering Technicians

3.04

Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall

3.02

Lodging Managers

2.69
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Pittsfield, MA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Healthcare Social Workers

4.94

Substance Abuse, Behavioral Disorder, and Mental Health Counselors

4.36

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.89

Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs

3.44

Brickmasons and Blockmasons

3.07

Rehabilitation Counselors

3.05

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

2.96

Tour and Travel Guides

2.89

Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate

2.69

Massage Therapists

2.68
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

22.88

Riggers

8.50

First-Line Supervisors of Gaming Workers

7.03

Technical Writers

4.92

Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants

4.80

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

4.14

Electrical Engineers

3.63

Construction and Building Inspectors

3.55

Mechanical Engineering Technicians

3.22

Massage Therapists

3.18
Occupations with the highest location quotient in New Haven, CT, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Museum Technicians and Conservators

5.94

Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary

4.64

Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other

4.17

Labor Relations Specialists

3.21

Biological Technicians

3.16

Psychologists, All Other

3.14

Curators

3.01

Biomedical Engineers

2.93

Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary

2.53

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

2.43
Occupations with the highest location quotient in New Bedford, MA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

27.18

Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters

16.37

Healthcare Social Workers

15.39

Sewing Machine Operators

9.67

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

9.10

Tapers

6.59

Substance Abuse, Behavioral Disorder, and Mental Health Counselors

5.41

Electro-Mechanical Technicians

5.37

Brickmasons and Blockmasons

4.72

Packers and Packagers, Hand

4.26
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Manchester, NH, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall

7.98

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

7.46

Dental Laboratory Technicians

4.42

Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers

4.32

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School

4.32

Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers

4.12

Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan

4.11

Home Appliance Repairers

3.69

Transportation Security Screeners

3.59

Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators

3.58
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lewiston-Auburn, ME, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Crossing Guards

8.01

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

7.96

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

7.58

Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.09

Psychiatric Aides

4.80

Production Workers, All Other

4.22

Pipelayers

3.94

Health Educators

3.49

Tire Repairers and Changers

3.47

Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping

3.42
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Leominster-Gardner, MA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Furniture Finishers

10.80

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School

7.42

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

7.07

Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.95

Rehabilitation Counselors

5.52

Prepress Technicians and Workers

5.31

Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs

5.17

Residential Advisors

5.07

Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants

4.13

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

3.79
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Actuaries

8.15

Insurance Underwriters

4.59

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

3.66

Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

3.66

Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary

3.65

Graduate Teaching Assistants

3.61

Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service

3.45

Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.26

Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks

3.06

Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

2.93
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Dover-Durham, NH-ME, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Parking Enforcement Workers

15.07

Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

10.50

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

4.54

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

4.11

Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.96

Instructional Coordinators

3.90

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.64

Self-Enrichment Education Teachers

3.52

Veterinary Technologists and Technicians

3.28

Materials Engineers

3.12
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Danbury, CT, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Obstetricians and Gynecologists

5.32

Manicurists and Pedicurists

5.07

Chemical Technicians

4.61

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

3.73

Ophthalmic Medical Technicians

3.73

Industrial Engineering Technicians

2.92

Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

2.63

Electrical, Electronic, and Electromechanical Assemblers, Except Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

2.63

Surgeons

2.50

Tire Repairers and Changers

2.40
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Burlington-South Burlington, VT, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Industrial Engineering Technicians

23.33

Solar Photovoltaic Installers

17.98

Media and Communication Workers, All Other

8.06

Compliance Officers

5.72

Pediatricians, General

4.34

Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other

4.32

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

4.09

Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture

3.59

Fundraisers

3.55

Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers

3.51
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators

5.59

Personal Financial Advisors

5.36

Athletes and Sports Competitors

5.13

Manicurists and Pedicurists

4.71

Marketing Managers

3.77

Survey Researchers

3.68

Financial Managers

3.64

Multimedia Artists and Animators

3.62

Actuaries

3.58

Financial Analysts

3.56
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Biochemists and Biophysicists

8.04

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

5.61

Biomedical Engineers

5.40

Biological Scientists, All Other

5.01

Industrial-Organizational Psychologists

4.13

Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary

4.08

Electro-Mechanical Technicians

3.80

Floor Sanders and Finishers

3.76

Statisticians

3.55

Biological Technicians

3.42
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Barnstable Town, MA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

12.01

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

11.91

Residential Advisors

5.70

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

4.69

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

4.47

Cooks, Short Order

4.20

Animal Control Workers

4.05

Sailors and Marine Oilers

3.68

First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers

3.46

First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers

3.36
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Bangor, ME, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

8.99

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

8.08

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

5.90

Motorcycle Mechanics

4.91

Highway Maintenance Workers

4.23

Communications Teachers, Postsecondary

3.60

Health Educators

3.49

Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other

3.42

Education Teachers, Postsecondary

3.39

Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary

3.39
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Yuma, AZ, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

54.51

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

34.13

Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians

16.21

Agricultural Inspectors

12.33

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

8.14

Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other

8.00

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

7.24

Correctional Officers and Jailers

6.29

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

3.36

Surveyors

3.09
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Yuba City, CA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

20.15

Urban and Regional Planners

8.23

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

7.03

Dietetic Technicians

6.34

Material Moving Workers, All Other

5.73

Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other

5.23

Surveyors

4.35

Social Workers, All Other

3.87

Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education

3.30

Civil Engineers

3.11
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

11.71

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

10.15

Telemarketers

7.24

Occupational Therapy Assistants

6.26

Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.09

Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.08

Bailiffs

4.43

Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other

4.17

Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.13

Physical Therapist Assistants

3.76
Occupations with the highest location quotient in York-Hanover, PA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers

9.38

Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers

4.97

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

4.94

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.68

Occupational Therapy Aides

4.57

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

4.25

Millwrights

4.22

Funeral Attendants

4.00

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

3.97

Mechanical Engineering Technicians

3.91
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Yakima, WA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

27.07

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

23.11

Agricultural Inspectors

10.22

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

9.96

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

9.28

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.17

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

5.86

Packers and Packagers, Hand

5.45

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

4.59

Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors

4.55
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Winston-Salem, NC, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

14.41

Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders

8.89

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

8.05

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

7.50

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary

6.07

Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.59

Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.23

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.08

Phlebotomists

3.29

Helpers--Production Workers

3.23
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Winchester, VA-WV, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers

11.02

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

6.69

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

4.86

Helpers--Carpenters

4.59

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

3.69

Surgeons

3.28

Loan Interviewers and Clerks

3.02

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

2.74

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

2.60

Substitute Teachers

2.56
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Wilmington, NC, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.50

Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other

6.11

Biological Technicians

5.29

Natural Sciences Managers

4.09

Real Estate Brokers

4.05

Helpers--Electricians

3.97

Surveying and Mapping Technicians

3.18

Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers

2.99

Curators

2.97

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

2.78
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Williamsport, PA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

11.71

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

6.27

Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary

5.49

Occupational Therapy Assistants

5.28

Highway Maintenance Workers

4.37

Electrical, Electronic, and Electromechanical Assemblers, Except Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

3.92

Pharmacy Aides

3.85

Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary

3.48

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

3.26

Construction and Building Inspectors

3.19
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Wichita Falls, TX, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

12.63

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

5.30

Ophthalmic Medical Technicians

4.78

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses

3.96

Psychiatrists

3.91

Counselors, All Other

3.45

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

3.04

Instructional Coordinators

3.03

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

2.90

Civil Engineering Technicians

2.72
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Wichita, KS, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Avionics Technicians

17.94

Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians

16.24

Aerospace Engineers

13.78

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

5.89

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

5.46

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

5.02

Model Makers, Metal and Plastic

4.81

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

4.17

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.09

Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping

3.94
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Wheeling, WV-OH, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Roof Bolters, Mining

123.86

Mine Shuttle Car Operators

109.08

Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators

61.46

Helpers--Extraction Workers

56.82

Mining Machine Operators, All Other

28.82

Extraction Workers, All Other

20.39

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

19.70

Clergy

13.02

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

10.97

Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other

9.68
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Wenatchee, WA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

31.65

Agricultural Equipment Operators

25.54

Forest and Conservation Technicians

21.13

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

10.96

Packers and Packagers, Hand

9.10

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

8.79

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education

7.69

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

6.91

Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.33

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School

3.53
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.79

Labor Relations Specialists

4.88

Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.86

Ophthalmic Medical Technicians

3.95

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks

3.52

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

3.39

Crane and Tower Operators

3.00

Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians

2.87

Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

2.83

Occupational Health and Safety Specialists

2.79
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Wausau, WI, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

11.86

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

10.18

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

7.63

Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

7.27

Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

7.02

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.69

Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders

5.48

Food Batchmakers

5.30

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

5.09

Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.98
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Watertown-Fort Drum, NY, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

11.16

Legislators

10.43

Word Processors and Typists

8.89

Highway Maintenance Workers

7.67

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

6.35

Community Health Workers

4.84

Social Workers, All Other

4.37

Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants

3.67

Health Educators

3.23

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

2.93
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Food Processing Workers, All Other

9.05

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

8.09

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

5.99

Helpers--Production Workers

5.85

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

5.60

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

5.29

Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.12

Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators

3.92

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

3.84

Landscape Architects

3.72
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Political Scientists

34.63

Economists

19.68

Artists and Related Workers, All Other

11.35

Industrial-Organizational Psychologists

10.92

Legal Support Workers, All Other

10.51

Geographers

10.37

Astronomers

9.02

Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other

8.76

Marine Engineers and Naval Architects

8.46

Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other

7.11
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Warner Robins, GA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Sheet Metal Workers

18.03

Computer and Information Research Scientists

16.11

Logisticians

15.76

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

15.42

Industrial Engineering Technicians

8.35

Teachers and Instructors, All Other, Except Substitute Teachers

5.94

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

5.77

Tax Preparers

5.09

Procurement Clerks

4.99

Business Operations Specialists, All Other

4.95
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Walla Walla, WA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Demonstrators and Product Promoters

14.32

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

11.92

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

10.16

Helpers--Production Workers

7.79

Civil Engineers

5.16

Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary

5.15

Clergy

3.87

Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary

3.44

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment

3.39

Coaches and Scouts

3.18
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Waco, TX, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians

10.82

Gaming Service Workers, All Other

7.53

Aerospace Engineers

6.23

Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.80

Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers

4.56

Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary

4.43

Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs

3.65

Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators

3.58

Drafters, All Other

3.53

Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping

3.31
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Visalia-Porterville, CA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

81.56

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

35.13

Agricultural Equipment Operators

16.61

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

16.07

Agricultural Workers, All Other

9.89

Agricultural Inspectors

7.94

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

7.36

Food Batchmakers

6.99

Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.24

Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers

6.13
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Ship Engineers

30.04

Marine Engineers and Naval Architects

21.37

Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic

13.86

Sailors and Marine Oilers

13.00

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

9.96

Commercial Divers

8.00

Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other

5.68

Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment

5.59

Insulation Workers, Mechanical

5.00

Electro-Mechanical Technicians

4.32
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

15.44

Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

14.49

Etchers and Engravers

12.10

Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders

10.99

Correctional Officers and Jailers

10.95

Food Scientists and Technologists

9.97

Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

9.85

Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants

8.29

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

7.73

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

7.46
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Victoria, TX, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

28.48

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

21.88

Petroleum Engineers

7.53

New Accounts Clerks

6.98

Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door

4.47

Opticians, Dispensing

4.12

Instructional Coordinators

3.61

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

3.30

Tax Preparers

3.13

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses

3.00
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Vallejo-Fairfield, CA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Biomedical Engineers

6.43

Microbiologists

6.32

Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters

5.39

Marriage and Family Therapists

5.12

Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping

4.91

Structural Iron and Steel Workers

4.24

Rehabilitation Counselors

3.98

Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other

3.64

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.37

Tile and Marble Setters

3.20
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Valdosta, GA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Helpers--Electricians

11.16

Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

8.50

Logging Equipment Operators

7.42

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary

5.28

Procurement Clerks

4.41

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

4.20

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

3.95

Business Teachers, Postsecondary

3.86

Meter Readers, Utilities

3.63

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

3.21
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Utica-Rome, NY, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Rehabilitation Counselors

15.67

Psychiatric Aides

8.54

Legislators

7.19

Religious Workers, All Other

6.88

Word Processors and Typists

6.78

Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other

6.70

Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

5.83

Highway Maintenance Workers

5.60

Computer and Information Research Scientists

5.05

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

4.90
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Urban Honolulu, HI, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Dancers

9.29

Airfield Operations Specialists

7.70

Tour and Travel Guides

7.56

Baggage Porters and Bellhops

6.62

Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers

6.57

Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants

6.06

Teachers and Instructors, All Other, Except Substitute Teachers

5.33

Hearing Aid Specialists

4.86

Tapers

4.76

Concierges

4.64
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Tyler, TX, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School

24.12

Wellhead Pumpers

8.25

Petroleum Engineers

7.53

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

4.31

Surveyors

4.27

Surveying and Mapping Technicians

4.15

Internists, General

4.13

Nurse Anesthetists

4.08

Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

4.07

Orderlies

2.99
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Tuscaloosa, AL, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Psychiatric Aides

26.23

Log Graders and Scalers

23.76

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

13.95

Logging Equipment Operators

12.20

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

8.51

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

7.55

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

5.00

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

4.89

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers

4.67

Helpers--Production Workers

4.58
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Tulsa, OK, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers

17.22

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

13.20

Dredge Operators

10.03

Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

7.07

Wellhead Pumpers

6.24

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

5.96

Electro-Mechanical Technicians

5.91

Avionics Technicians

5.00

Maintenance Workers, Machinery

4.79

Petroleum Engineers

4.67
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Tucson, AZ, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Astronomers

29.64

Social Science Research Assistants

10.02

Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers

8.94

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

6.59

Anthropologists and Archeologists

6.13

Avionics Technicians

5.60

Hydrologists

4.07

Marriage and Family Therapists

3.82

Medical Transcriptionists

3.70

Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs

3.42
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Trenton, NJ, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Survey Researchers

15.33

Natural Sciences Managers

8.38

Word Processors and Typists

8.25

Chemists

8.14

Mathematicians

7.94

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

6.70

Statisticians

5.12

Cartographers and Photogrammetrists

4.85

Financial Clerks, All Other

4.82

Physical Scientists, All Other

4.68
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Topeka, KS, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Agricultural Inspectors

13.83

Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs

7.56

Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service

5.29

Medical Transcriptionists

4.30

Civil Engineering Technicians

3.94

Animal Trainers

3.86

Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters

3.79

Fire Inspectors and Investigators

3.66

Recreational Therapists

3.62

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

3.48
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Toledo, OH, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Tool and Die Makers

6.43

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

6.29

Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.18

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

5.02

Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.68

Millwrights

4.36

Occupational Therapy Assistants

4.01

Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.90

Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.78

Structural Iron and Steel Workers

3.77
Occupations with the highest location quotient in The Villages, FL, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Brickmasons and Blockmasons

25.43

Correctional Officers and Jailers

14.22

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

8.97

Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers

4.69

Physical Therapist Assistants

4.40

First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives

3.96

Chefs and Head Cooks

3.64

Legislators

3.37

Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators

3.23

Construction Laborers

3.01
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Texarkana, TX-AR, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines

12.33

Painters, Transportation Equipment

11.38

Logging Equipment Operators

5.86

Pharmacy Aides

5.43

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

4.47

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.75

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

3.43

Procurement Clerks

3.21

Millwrights

2.89

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

2.88
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Terre Haute, IN, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

13.54

Psychiatric Technicians

5.37

Correctional Officers and Jailers

4.95

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary

4.77

Court Reporters

4.70

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

4.57

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

4.30

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers

4.13

Dental Laboratory Technicians

3.89

Legislators

3.86
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other

4.94

Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other

4.65

Hearing Aid Specialists

4.53

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

3.86

Order Clerks

3.78

Media and Communication Workers, All Other

3.32

Traffic Technicians

3.29

Ship Engineers

3.03

Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks

2.91

Roofers

2.90
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Tallahassee, FL, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Graduate Teaching Assistants

16.15

Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

11.00

Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary

10.08

Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other

7.26

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

6.77

Management Analysts

6.72

Forensic Science Technicians

6.63

Postsecondary Teachers, All Other

5.82

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

5.23

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

5.13
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Syracuse, NY, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Word Processors and Typists

6.87

Communications Teachers, Postsecondary

5.65

Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

4.70

Anthropology and Archeology Teachers, Postsecondary

4.68

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School

4.32

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

4.13

Economics Teachers, Postsecondary

3.80

Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors

3.66

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay

3.59

Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary

3.42
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Sumter, SC, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Machinists

5.70

Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.79

Helpers--Electricians

3.43

Industrial Engineering Technicians

3.43

Family and General Practitioners

3.41

Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.31

Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria

2.97

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers

2.89

Chemical Technicians

2.32

Teachers and Instructors, All Other, Except Substitute Teachers

2.27
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Stockton-Lodi, CA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

14.24

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

6.76

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

5.68

Agricultural Workers, All Other

5.49

Material Moving Workers, All Other

5.17

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.30

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

4.07

Manicurists and Pedicurists

4.05

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

4.04

Carpet Installers

3.49
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Staunton-Waynesboro, VA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Psychiatric Technicians

14.84

Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.46

Psychiatrists

4.69

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

4.35

Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.14

Industrial Engineering Technicians

3.62

Driver/Sales Workers

3.52

Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.42

Correctional Officers and Jailers

3.26

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

3.19
Occupations with the highest location quotient in State College, PA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Self-Enrichment Education Teachers

4.49

Correctional Officers and Jailers

4.34

Occupational Health and Safety Technicians

4.04

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

3.40

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

3.22

Computer Programmers

3.14

Civil Engineering Technicians

3.02

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

2.72

Materials Engineers

2.55

Maintenance and Repair Workers, General

2.52
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Springfield, OH, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping

6.38

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment

5.38

Tool and Die Makers

5.17

Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service

4.42

Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.84

Painters, Transportation Equipment

3.79

Funeral Attendants

3.23

Rehabilitation Counselors

3.14

Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.05

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

2.73
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Springfield, MO, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers

5.18

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

4.95

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

4.60

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

3.91

Food Batchmakers

3.59

Pharmacy Aides

3.40

Substance Abuse, Behavioral Disorder, and Mental Health Counselors

3.14

Floral Designers

2.94

Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan

2.92

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

2.88
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Springfield, IL, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

9.23

Business Operations Specialists, All Other

4.52

Labor Relations Specialists

4.43

Locksmiths and Safe Repairers

4.42

Computer Operators

3.99

Transportation Inspectors

3.96

Social Workers, All Other

3.84

Psychiatric Technicians

3.54

Surgeons

2.99

Dietetic Technicians

2.80
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Tapers

6.98

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

6.00

Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators

4.19

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

4.13

Rehabilitation Counselors

4.02

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School

3.99

Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders

3.98

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education

3.83

Ophthalmic Medical Technicians

3.57

Foresters

3.39
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Spartanburg, SC, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

22.36

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

15.19

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

14.12

Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers

13.08

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers

7.88

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

7.76

Chemical Plant and System Operators

7.08

Industrial Engineers

5.47

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

4.57

Millwrights

4.01
Occupations with the highest location quotient in South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

7.35

Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary

6.24

Education Teachers, Postsecondary

5.27

Business Teachers, Postsecondary

4.65

Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.63

Insulation Workers, Mechanical

4.49

Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.33

Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.31

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

4.31

Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary

4.16
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Sioux Falls, SD, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Correspondence Clerks

31.64

Choreographers

11.24

Forest and Conservation Workers

9.73

Residential Advisors

7.11

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

6.42

Nuclear Medicine Technologists

6.22

Bill and Account Collectors

6.21

Public Address System and Other Announcers

5.94

Surgeons

5.78

Soil and Plant Scientists

4.87
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Sioux City, IA-NE-SD, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

77.76

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

20.40

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

18.72

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

18.51

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

11.34

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

10.91

Food Batchmakers

10.60

Agricultural Inspectors

7.00

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

6.98

Agricultural Equipment Operators

6.84
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

37.76

Computer and Information Research Scientists

12.44

Computer Hardware Engineers

8.76

Computer Occupations, All Other

6.47

Training and Development Specialists

5.64

Correctional Officers and Jailers

5.56

Information Security Analysts

5.19

Education Administrators, All Other

5.17

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

4.37

Teachers and Instructors, All Other, Except Substitute Teachers

4.18
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Shreveport-Bossier City, LA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming Cage Workers

11.83

Riggers

9.06

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

8.73

First-Line Supervisors of Gaming Workers

8.44

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

7.84

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

6.36

Gaming Dealers

6.01

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

5.51

Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors

5.37

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

5.06
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Sherman-Denison, TX, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Industrial Engineering Technicians

8.88

Home Health Aides

4.81

Electrical, Electronic, and Electromechanical Assemblers, Except Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

4.66

Ophthalmic Medical Technicians

4.49

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

4.17

Tire Repairers and Changers

3.63

Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other

3.44

Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers

3.34

Substitute Teachers

3.12

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

2.93
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Sheboygan, WI, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

35.42

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

20.50

Food Batchmakers

9.25

Mechanical Engineering Technicians

8.97

Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

8.27

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

6.88

Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders

5.08

Industrial Engineers

4.52

Tour and Travel Guides

4.50

Mechanical Engineers

4.05
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Sebring, FL, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

13.55

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

7.93

Bill and Account Collectors

6.81

Physical Therapist Aides

5.89

Roofers

5.52

Family and General Practitioners

3.14

Driver/Sales Workers

2.68

Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other

2.56

Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers

2.49

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education

2.32
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers

8.34

Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters

6.96

Commercial Pilots

6.79

Roofers

6.28

Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants

5.01

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

4.61

Real Estate Sales Agents

4.53

Painters, Construction and Maintenance

4.45

Upholsterers

4.36

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.02
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Ship Engineers

7.89

Tapers

4.84

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

4.25

Software Developers, Applications

4.11

Motorboat Operators

3.91

Sailors and Marine Oilers

3.68

Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants

3.15

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

3.07

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

3.00

Gaming Dealers

2.95
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

9.96

Maintenance Workers, Machinery

4.46

Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.44

Religious Workers, All Other

3.49

Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs

3.38

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

2.96

Word Processors and Typists

2.94

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

2.88

Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary

2.87

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

2.75
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Savannah, GA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Actors

16.69

Commercial Pilots

8.63

Set and Exhibit Designers

4.68

Tour and Travel Guides

4.14

Interior Designers

3.89

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

3.71

Logging Equipment Operators

3.71

Special Education Teachers, Middle School

3.42

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

3.26

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

3.24
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Santa Rosa, CA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

17.16

Demonstrators and Product Promoters

13.83

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

8.89

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

8.14

Cooks, All Other

8.06

Tapers

6.96

Solar Photovoltaic Installers

5.96

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

5.10

Animal Trainers

4.77

Counselors, All Other

4.09
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

17.98

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

13.54

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

12.38

Aerospace Engineers

7.19

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

6.63

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

5.25

Fashion Designers

4.92

Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.67

Pharmacy Aides

4.41

Anthropologists and Archeologists

4.19
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Santa Fe, NM, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Anthropologists and Archeologists

17.91

Gaming Cage Workers

6.43

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

6.41

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

6.21

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

6.11

Urban and Regional Planners

5.84

Forensic Science Technicians

5.36

Animal Trainers

5.05

Civil Engineering Technicians

4.89

Financial Specialists, All Other

4.80
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

18.90

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

10.69

Pharmacy Aides

7.59

Bicycle Repairers

6.91

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

6.09

Skincare Specialists

4.37

Music Directors and Composers

4.18

Tree Trimmers and Pruners

3.86

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

3.76

Education Administrators, All Other

3.69
Occupations with the highest location quotient in San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Psychiatric Technicians

17.40

Demonstrators and Product Promoters

11.58

Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

10.56

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

9.61

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

9.21

Postsecondary Teachers, All Other

8.33

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

7.91

Anthropologists and Archeologists

7.77

Recreational Therapists

5.83

Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians

5.67
Occupations with the highest location quotient in San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Radio Operators

47.22

Farm and Home Management Advisors

11.06

Bailiffs

10.10

Word Processors and Typists

9.26

Agricultural Inspectors

8.40

Couriers and Messengers

5.96

First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives

5.11

Statistical Assistants

5.09

Security Guards

4.97

Agricultural Engineers

4.94
Occupations with the highest location quotient in San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Computer Hardware Engineers

17.99

Software Developers, Systems Software

9.03

Semiconductor Processors

7.85

Software Developers, Applications

7.22

Multimedia Artists and Animators

7.11

Computer and Information Research Scientists

5.86

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

5.83

Tapers

5.67

Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians

5.58

Electro-Mechanical Technicians

5.12
Occupations with the highest location quotient in San German, PR, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Sewing Machine Operators

43.97

Pharmacy Aides

16.23

Highway Maintenance Workers

15.55

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

7.33

Word Processors and Typists

6.89

Internists, General

6.70

Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria

5.34

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers

5.31

Butchers and Meat Cutters

4.75

Medical Secretaries

4.07
Occupations with the highest location quotient in San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Sociologists

7.34

Multimedia Artists and Animators

5.88

Biological Scientists, All Other

4.94

Computer and Information Research Scientists

4.69

Cooks, Private Household

4.62

Physicists

4.57

Life Scientists, All Other

4.21

Biochemists and Biophysicists

4.20

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

3.68

Computer Hardware Engineers

3.55
Occupations with the highest location quotient in San Diego-Carlsbad, CA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians

8.91

Biochemists and Biophysicists

5.46

Tapers

4.91

Biological Scientists, All Other

4.65

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

4.54

Anthropologists and Archeologists

4.52

Material Moving Workers, All Other

3.99

Computer Hardware Engineers

3.83

Carpet Installers

3.80

Biomedical Engineers

3.64
Occupations with the highest location quotient in San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

5.31

Telemarketers

5.16

Power Distributors and Dispatchers

4.06

Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other

3.94

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

3.21

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

3.02

Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks

2.84

Petroleum Engineers

2.84

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

2.82

Elevator Installers and Repairers

2.78
Occupations with the highest location quotient in San Angelo, TX, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

10.26

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

6.33

Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other

5.25

Bill and Account Collectors

4.75

Community Health Workers

3.96

Tax Preparers

3.33

Civil Engineering Technicians

2.94

Veterinary Technologists and Technicians

2.71

Tire Repairers and Changers

2.63

Medical Secretaries

2.50
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Salt Lake City, UT, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

9.26

Historians

8.47

Sewers, Hand

7.54

Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks

7.09

Biomedical Engineers

5.53

Medical Appliance Technicians

5.33

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

5.20

Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

5.10

Atmospheric and Space Scientists

4.95

Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists

4.63
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Salisbury, MD-DE, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

27.14

Food Processing Workers, All Other

10.84

Pile-Driver Operators

9.71

Farm and Home Management Advisors

5.59

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.45

Judicial Law Clerks

5.06

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

4.77

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

4.62

Helpers--Carpenters

4.19

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

4.05
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Salinas, CA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

88.86

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

34.22

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

30.96

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

30.17

Agricultural Equipment Operators

16.74

Teachers and Instructors, All Other, Except Substitute Teachers

7.38

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.14

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

4.00

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

3.94

Food Scientists and Technologists

3.14
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Salem, OR, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

26.31

Logging Workers, All Other

23.62

Psychiatric Aides

17.35

Religious Workers, All Other

15.14

Soil and Plant Scientists

9.28

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

8.23

Hydrologists

7.59

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

7.12

Woodworkers, All Other

6.54

Foresters

6.41
Occupations with the highest location quotient in St. Louis, MO-IL, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Museum Technicians and Conservators

6.22

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

5.49

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

5.07

Athletes and Sports Competitors

4.83

Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles

3.80

Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants

3.57

Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors

3.46

Pourers and Casters, Metal

3.25

Correspondence Clerks

3.07

Brokerage Clerks

3.05
Occupations with the highest location quotient in St. Joseph, MO-KS, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

11.33

Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

9.23

Agricultural Inspectors

6.59

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

5.53

Rehabilitation Counselors

5.17

New Accounts Clerks

5.16

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

3.30

Butchers and Meat Cutters

3.14

Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers

2.77

Highway Maintenance Workers

2.71
Occupations with the highest location quotient in St. George, UT, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

11.52

Tile and Marble Setters

11.45

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

9.44

Tour and Travel Guides

9.37

Residential Advisors

7.14

Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers

6.39

Furniture Finishers

5.42

Roofers

5.23

Home Appliance Repairers

4.06

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

3.79
Occupations with the highest location quotient in St. Cloud, MN, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

28.68

Drafters, All Other

9.23

Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

7.28

Insulation Workers, Mechanical

7.20

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

5.07

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

4.81

Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists

4.76

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.44

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

4.14

Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.05
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Saginaw, MI, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Phlebotomists

4.66

Obstetricians and Gynecologists

4.06

Internists, General

3.91

Machinists

3.34

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers

3.03

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

3.00

Funeral Attendants

3.00

Surgeons

2.74

Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

2.32

Home Appliance Repairers

2.29
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

9.55

Anthropologists and Archeologists

7.35

Sociologists

6.06

Tapers

5.88

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

5.16

Material Moving Workers, All Other

4.86

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

4.82

Management Analysts

4.69

Life Scientists, All Other

4.46

Door-to-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers

4.38
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Rome, GA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

5.93

Education Administrators, Postsecondary

4.59

Coaches and Scouts

3.61

Physician Assistants

3.50

Surgical Technologists

3.36

Physical Therapist Aides

3.24

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers

3.02

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

2.81

Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

2.69

Phlebotomists

2.68
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Rocky Mount, NC, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

117.36

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

15.03

Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders

13.04

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary

10.92

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.24

Agricultural Equipment Operators

4.84

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

4.72

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

4.06

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

3.80

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers

3.20
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Rockford, IL, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

12.16

Tool and Die Makers

12.15

Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

11.74

Machinists

6.29

Dietetic Technicians

5.98

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

5.90

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers

5.61

Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.33

Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.78

Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.97
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Rochester, NY, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

6.46

Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary

4.68

Music Directors and Composers

4.53

Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.36

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

4.27

Historians

4.24

Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

4.01

Bailiffs

3.69

Physics Teachers, Postsecondary

3.52

Legislators

3.43
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Rochester, MN, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

26.75

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

4.80

Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.68

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.33

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

4.19

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

3.79

Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants

3.19

Food Servers, Nonrestaurant

2.56

Healthcare Social Workers

2.36

Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

2.32
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Roanoke, VA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Surgeons

6.42

Podiatrists

5.30

Medical Transcriptionists

4.44

Exercise Physiologists

4.38

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

4.26

Elevator Installers and Repairers

3.67

Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate

3.63

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.57

Pediatricians, General

3.39

Obstetricians and Gynecologists

3.27
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Tapers

5.60

Material Moving Workers, All Other

4.56

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

3.99

First-Line Supervisors of Gaming Workers

3.90

Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers

3.75

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

3.47

Gaming Cage Workers

3.42

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

2.98

Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

2.91

Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers

2.91
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Richmond, VA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers

5.21

Nuclear Engineers

3.88

Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters

3.83

Financial Clerks, All Other

3.21

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

3.16

Operations Research Analysts

3.13

Substance Abuse, Behavioral Disorder, and Mental Health Counselors

2.67

Helpers--Carpenters

2.62

Mining Machine Operators, All Other

2.58

Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

2.54
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Reno, NV, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming Service Workers, All Other

19.37

Gaming Cage Workers

10.15

First-Line Supervisors of Gaming Workers

9.60

Gaming Dealers

9.28

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

8.91

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

8.05

Tapers

7.90

Electrical, Electronic, and Electromechanical Assemblers, Except Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

7.63

Anthropologists and Archeologists

7.41

Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

7.21
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Redding, CA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

13.61

Urban and Regional Planners

7.08

Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians

6.97

Social Workers, All Other

5.50

Tire Repairers and Changers

4.48

Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service

4.44

Marriage and Family Therapists

4.39

Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop

3.42

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

3.41

Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education

3.26
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Reading, PA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

21.25

Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service

6.85

Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.65

Shampooers

5.64

Electrical and Electronics Drafters

5.06

Pourers and Casters, Metal

4.10

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.72

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

3.71

Athletes and Sports Competitors

3.45

Crane and Tower Operators

3.41
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Rapid City, SD, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Anthropologists and Archeologists

12.88

Cartographers and Photogrammetrists

11.80

Forest and Conservation Technicians

10.55

Residential Advisors

10.07

Foresters

8.18

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

7.82

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

5.94

Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers

5.63

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

5.54

Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

5.42
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Raleigh, NC, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Animal Trainers

4.97

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School

4.65

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

4.06

Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers

3.95

Surveying and Mapping Technicians

3.88

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products

3.81

Curators

3.77

Real Estate Brokers

3.45

Multimedia Artists and Animators

3.30

Hydrologists

3.24
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Racine, WI, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

7.13

Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.90

Occupational Therapy Assistants

6.05

Dental Laboratory Technicians

5.72

Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.67

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

5.13

Tool and Die Makers

5.07

Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.81

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

4.77

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.40
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Punta Gorda, FL, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

12.14

Pest Control Workers

9.78

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

4.61

Family and General Practitioners

4.33

Roofers

4.04

Construction and Building Inspectors

3.16

Brickmasons and Blockmasons

2.83

Opticians, Dispensing

2.76

Radiologic Technologists

2.67

Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other

2.65
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Pueblo, CO, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

12.66

Financial Clerks, All Other

7.04

Commercial Pilots

6.63

Material Moving Workers, All Other

5.22

Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners

4.19

Occupational Therapy Assistants

4.08

Information and Record Clerks, All Other

3.71

Industrial Engineering Technicians

3.60

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers

3.58

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks

3.51
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Provo-Orem, UT, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

19.52

Brickmasons and Blockmasons

8.74

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

7.59

Craft Artists

7.42

Survey Researchers

6.21

Archivists

6.07

Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists

5.10

Dancers

4.95

Residential Advisors

4.86

Computer and Information Research Scientists

4.45
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Prescott, AZ, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Tour and Travel Guides

11.14

Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors

7.21

Education Administrators, Postsecondary

5.59

First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers

4.51

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

4.16

Commercial Pilots

4.05

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

3.98

Tile and Marble Setters

3.41

Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.11

Physical Therapist Aides

3.01
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Port St. Lucie, FL, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

10.96

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

7.14

Psychiatric Technicians

5.70

Roofers

5.23

Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers

5.08

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

4.46

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education

4.14

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

3.71

Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other

3.54

Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers

2.97
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Semiconductor Processors

18.84

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

17.00

Music Directors and Composers

5.75

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

5.73

Drafters, All Other

5.45

Woodworkers, All Other

4.93

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

4.91

Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers, All Other

4.74

Clergy

4.67

Religious Workers, All Other

4.09
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Ponce, PR, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Pharmacy Aides

24.33

Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

12.88

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary

9.27

Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary

7.07

Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary

6.38

Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary

6.33

Word Processors and Typists

6.31

Internists, General

5.77

Teachers and Instructors, All Other, Except Substitute Teachers

5.71

Couriers and Messengers

5.23
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Pocatello, ID, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Public Relations and Fundraising Managers

5.14

Athletic Trainers

5.00

Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists

4.16

Loan Officers

3.97

Brickmasons and Blockmasons

3.37

Skincare Specialists

3.24

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers

3.21

Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity

3.12

Physician Assistants

3.07

Rehabilitation Counselors

2.96
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Pittsburgh, PA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators

7.35

Private Detectives and Investigators

5.69

Bridge and Lock Tenders

4.54

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

4.32

Pourers and Casters, Metal

3.83

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

3.61

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

3.52

Funeral Service Managers

3.24

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

3.01

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary

2.93
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Pine Bluff, AR, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Correctional Officers and Jailers

15.98

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

11.06

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

9.88

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

7.23

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.62

Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists

5.35

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

3.37

Budget Analysts

3.19

Labor Relations Specialists

3.17

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers

3.12
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers

4.34

Credit Counselors

4.12

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

3.69

Tapers

3.69

Athletes and Sports Competitors

3.65

Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers

3.50

Telemarketers

3.25

Insurance Appraisers, Auto Damage

3.19

Anthropologists and Archeologists

2.76

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

2.61
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Shampooers

6.37

Statisticians

3.31

Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks

3.07

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

2.97

Natural Sciences Managers

2.91

Motion Picture Projectionists

2.66

Brokerage Clerks

2.65

Actuaries

2.62

Chemists

2.57

Aerospace Engineers

2.54
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Peoria, IL, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Occupational Therapy Aides

10.72

Mechanical Engineers

7.05

Dietetic Technicians

6.52

Mechanical Engineering Technicians

5.64

Pourers and Casters, Metal

4.87

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

3.83

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

3.75

Music Directors and Composers

3.62

Millwrights

3.55

Production Workers, All Other

3.49
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Special Education Teachers, All Other

10.34

Helpers--Roofers

5.76

Forensic Science Technicians

4.60

Psychologists, All Other

4.39

Psychiatric Technicians

4.27

Helpers--Electricians

4.26

Commercial Pilots

3.89

Motorcycle Mechanics

3.64

Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other

3.61

Correctional Officers and Jailers

3.41
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Parkersburg-Vienna, WV, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

10.70

Chemical Technicians

7.14

Financial Specialists, All Other

6.09

Psychiatric Technicians

5.55

Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators

3.16

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

3.05

Surveyors

2.88

Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping

2.80

Legislators

2.61

Automotive Body and Related Repairers

2.52
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Panama City, FL, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Air Traffic Controllers

12.70

Logging Equipment Operators

6.47

Motorcycle Mechanics

5.89

Animal Trainers

5.60

Physicists

4.96

Pipelayers

4.29

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

4.13

Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other

3.97

Helpers--Electricians

3.30

Correctional Officers and Jailers

3.12
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians

15.91

Aerospace Engineers

8.35

Avionics Technicians

6.60

Computer Hardware Engineers

6.53

Cartographers and Photogrammetrists

6.22

Engineers, All Other

5.61

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.20

Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers

5.15

Commercial Pilots

4.51

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

4.34
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Marriage and Family Therapists

9.33

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

7.76

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

5.84

Financial Clerks, All Other

4.67

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

4.59

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

4.16

Power Distributors and Dispatchers

3.91

Material Moving Workers, All Other

3.79

Social Workers, All Other

3.22

Tile and Marble Setters

3.17
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Owensboro, KY, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

15.45

Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

9.05

Residential Advisors

6.63

Crane and Tower Operators

6.56

Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders

4.34

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

3.95

Millwrights

3.93

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

3.58

Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.56

Phlebotomists

3.48
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Oshkosh-Neenah, WI, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

27.92

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

15.43

Printing Press Operators

8.42

Prepress Technicians and Workers

7.09

Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.50

Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.91

Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.20

Mechanical Engineering Technicians

5.13

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.91

Labor Relations Specialists

4.11
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Baggage Porters and Bellhops

8.96

Concierges

8.16

Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks

3.95

Photographers

3.73

Medical Transcriptionists

3.57

Tour and Travel Guides

3.44

Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants

3.40

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

3.37

Special Education Teachers, All Other

3.37

Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers

3.17
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Food Scientists and Technologists

5.80

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

5.34

Motion Picture Projectionists

4.70

Actuaries

4.55

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

3.78

Structural Iron and Steel Workers

3.30

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

3.29

Insurance Underwriters

3.17

Childcare Workers

3.00

Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan

2.99
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Olympia-Tumwater, WA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

21.08

Foresters

14.47

Computer Network Architects

14.39

Urban and Regional Planners

14.20

Conservation Scientists

14.07

Agricultural Workers, All Other

12.99

Health Educators

12.84

Hydrologists

12.16

Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

9.27

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education

5.28
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Oklahoma City, OK, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

17.95

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

11.25

Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators

9.37

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

9.26

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

8.38

Petroleum Engineers

7.40

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

6.98

Wellhead Pumpers

5.88

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

5.60

Avionics Technicians

4.43
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Ogden-Clearfield, UT, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

18.04

Computer and Information Research Scientists

7.88

Tapers

7.53

Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians

7.13

Aerospace Engineers

5.67

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

5.57

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment

5.26

Stonemasons

5.24

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

4.88

Avionics Technicians

4.73
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Odessa, TX, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

81.31

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

60.15

Helpers--Extraction Workers

55.77

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

51.69

Wellhead Pumpers

39.96

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

33.20

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

24.46

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

11.59

Petroleum Engineers

10.66

Structural Iron and Steel Workers

7.98
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Ocean City, NJ, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

16.09

Sailors and Marine Oilers

10.56

Word Processors and Typists

9.48

Cooks, Short Order

6.58

Legislators

5.70

Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop

5.63

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

5.21

Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants

5.06

Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers

4.51

Healthcare Support Workers, All Other

4.37
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Ocala, FL, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

15.12

Animal Trainers

13.80

Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers

8.60

Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians

6.12

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

4.71

Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters

4.21

Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other

3.94

Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers

3.93

Nonfarm Animal Caretakers

3.90

Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other

3.84
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers

6.60

Roofers

5.70

Tile and Marble Setters

4.54

Pest Control Workers

4.53

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.33

Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators

3.74

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

3.59

Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters

3.51

Occupational Therapy Assistants

3.11

Glaziers

3.04
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Niles-Benton Harbor, MI, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Tool and Die Makers

9.23

Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.48

Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.28

Helpers--Production Workers

5.76

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

5.38

Mechanical Engineering Technicians

5.12

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

4.73

Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.58

Cooks, Short Order

4.30

Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.35
Occupations with the highest location quotient in New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Subway and Streetcar Operators

5.95

Fashion Designers

5.86

Transit and Railroad Police

5.25

Advertising and Promotions Managers

4.00

Home Health Aides

3.87

Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other

3.81

Manicurists and Pedicurists

3.73

Costume Attendants

3.71

Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes

3.54

Word Processors and Typists

3.49
Occupations with the highest location quotient in New Orleans-Metairie, LA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Sailors and Marine Oilers

21.06

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

17.20

Chemical Plant and System Operators

13.34

Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers, All Other

10.82

Bridge and Lock Tenders

10.63

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

10.21

Riggers

9.63

Pile-Driver Operators

8.10

Ship Engineers

7.18

Petroleum Engineers

7.02
Occupations with the highest location quotient in New Bern, NC, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

15.90

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment

11.98

Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door

11.52

Logging Equipment Operators

10.04

Logisticians

8.57

Sheet Metal Workers

5.66

Industrial Engineering Technicians

5.37

Occupational Therapy Assistants

5.25

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

4.71

Mechanical Engineers

3.66
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

12.57

Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes

6.93

Musicians and Singers

6.87

Traffic Technicians

5.05

Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters

4.90

Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other

4.47

Motorboat Operators

4.05

Woodworkers, All Other

3.86

Forensic Science Technicians

3.37

Nurse Anesthetists

3.29
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Tile and Marble Setters

11.66

Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers

6.87

Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants

5.35

Concierges

5.30

Painters, Construction and Maintenance

5.19

Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers

4.32

Interior Designers

4.32

Athletes and Sports Competitors

4.13

Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other

3.85

First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers

3.84
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Napa, CA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

60.85

Demonstrators and Product Promoters

50.34

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

26.51

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

23.97

Agricultural Equipment Operators

19.25

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

18.06

Psychiatrists

15.48

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

11.89

Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other

10.44

Recreational Therapists

9.12
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Pile-Driver Operators

36.54

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

5.59

Nuclear Engineers

5.05

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School

4.82

Lodging Managers

4.20

Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

3.90

Amusement and Recreation Attendants

3.74

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

3.46

Real Estate Sales Agents

3.33

Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop

3.31
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Muskegon, MI, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

71.50

Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

27.58

Pourers and Casters, Metal

13.67

Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

12.67

Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

9.38

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

8.51

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

7.81

Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

7.25

Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians

6.90

Tool and Die Makers

6.75
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Muncie, IN, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

13.01

Tool and Die Makers

6.65

Physician Assistants

5.37

Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.31

Tire Repairers and Changers

2.88

Childcare Workers

2.88

Machinists

2.77

Respiratory Therapists

2.75

Food Servers, Nonrestaurant

2.68

Food Preparation Workers

2.58
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Workers, All Other

25.72

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

15.20

Millwrights

10.34

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

9.51

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

7.78

Forest and Conservation Technicians

7.20

Logging Equipment Operators

7.17

Tapers

6.91

Mechanical Engineering Technicians

6.90

Conservation Scientists

6.60
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Morristown, TN, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

24.15

Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

16.38

Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders

13.88

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

12.64

Upholsterers

8.27

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

7.90

Maintenance Workers, Machinery

7.75

Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.48

Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors

5.06

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers

4.75
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Morgantown, WV, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

8.01

Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping

6.18

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

5.50

Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians

5.49

Medical Appliance Technicians

5.47

Surgical Technologists

5.32

Riggers

4.18

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians

4.06

Medical Equipment Preparers

4.00

Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other

3.87
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Montgomery, AL, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Woodworkers, All Other

11.98

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

11.58

Education Administrators, All Other

7.27

Archivists

6.04

Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

5.83

Agricultural Workers, All Other

5.39

Power Distributors and Dispatchers

4.87

Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.27

Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers

4.01

Telemarketers

3.85
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Monroe, MI, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners

7.18

Library Technicians

5.69

Tool and Die Makers

4.89

Commercial and Industrial Designers

4.71

Mechanical Engineers

4.52

Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary

3.69

Special Education Teachers, All Other

3.63

Electrical Engineers

3.60

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers

3.34

Construction and Building Inspectors

2.84
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Monroe, LA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers, All Other

28.96

Drafters, All Other

15.52

Helpers--Roofers

8.35

Designers, All Other

7.18

Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other

5.94

Logging Equipment Operators

5.00

Helpers--Electricians

4.67

Healthcare Support Workers, All Other

4.55

Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

4.28

Pharmacy Aides

4.07
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Modesto, CA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Counselors, All Other

17.27

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

17.22

Agricultural Equipment Operators

15.43

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

10.07

Material Moving Workers, All Other

6.53

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.48

Carpet Installers

5.27

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

4.44

Psychologists, All Other

4.35

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

4.20
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Mobile, AL, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders

42.13

Chemical Plant and System Operators

17.69

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

14.43

Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic

8.78

Crane and Tower Operators

7.37

Sailors and Marine Oilers

5.07

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

4.52

Helpers--Electricians

4.10

Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers

3.81

Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other

3.79
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Missoula, MT, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

32.22

Foresters

13.40

Motorcycle Mechanics

12.97

Cartographers and Photogrammetrists

10.11

Conservation Scientists

9.18

Biological Scientists, All Other

6.16

Logging Equipment Operators

6.02

Physical Scientists, All Other

5.91

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

5.82

Film and Video Editors

5.42
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Telephone Operators

8.74

Etchers and Engravers

5.65

Choreographers

5.61

Animal Scientists

5.07

Biomedical Engineers

4.88

Miscellaneous Mathematical Science Occupations

4.87

Survey Researchers

4.70

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

4.41

Life Scientists, All Other

3.71

Mining Machine Operators, All Other

3.66
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

7.01

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

5.50

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

5.27

Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles

4.74

Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.51

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

4.47

New Accounts Clerks

3.69

Forest and Conservation Workers

3.62

Tool and Die Makers

3.57

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

3.30
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Midland, TX, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

104.23

Wellhead Pumpers

96.96

Petroleum Engineers

79.91

Helpers--Extraction Workers

72.55

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

67.53

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

66.47

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

36.56

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

20.70

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

19.64

Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders

13.58
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Midland, MI, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Logisticians

10.26

Occupational Health and Safety Specialists

8.80

Nurse Anesthetists

5.61

Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.72

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.54

Legislators

4.03

Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other

3.31

Coaches and Scouts

2.85

Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers

2.60

Home Health Aides

2.56
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Michigan City-La Porte, IN, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

8.04

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.27

Helpers--Production Workers

5.57

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.82

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

4.08

Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.65

Brickmasons and Blockmasons

3.65

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

3.63

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.60

Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.59
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

6.26

Travel Agents

4.48

Sailors and Marine Oilers

4.38

Special Education Teachers, All Other

3.74

Parking Lot Attendants

3.52

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

3.41

Motorboat Operators

3.28

Concierges

3.20

Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers

3.08

Psychiatric Technicians

3.08
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Merced, CA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

30.33

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

25.49

Agricultural Equipment Operators

21.93

Agricultural Workers, All Other

19.76

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

16.31

Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

11.26

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

11.10

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

8.96

Food Scientists and Technologists

7.59

Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders

7.36
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Memphis, TN-MS-AR, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Pediatricians, General

4.22

New Accounts Clerks

3.79

Residential Advisors

3.63

Epidemiologists

3.61

Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other

3.50

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

3.23

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

3.20

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary

3.02

Biomedical Engineers

3.02

Agricultural Workers, All Other

2.98
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Medford, OR, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

21.12

Woodworkers, All Other

15.75

Sound Engineering Technicians

10.62

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

10.34

Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants

8.10

Clergy

7.97

Forest and Conservation Technicians

7.49

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

7.46

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

6.78

Music Directors and Composers

5.83
Occupations with the highest location quotient in McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

7.50

Personal Care Aides

7.01

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School

4.89

Home Health Aides

4.52

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers

4.23

Music Directors and Composers

3.81

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

3.53

Special Education Teachers, Middle School

3.53

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

3.46

Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers

3.40
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Mayaguez, PR, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary

13.36

Production Workers, All Other

10.63

Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary

8.25

Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary

7.03

Helpers--Electricians

5.99

Couriers and Messengers

5.36

Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary

5.34

Teachers and Instructors, All Other, Except Substitute Teachers

4.92

Graduate Teaching Assistants

4.88

Surgical Technologists

4.64
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Mansfield, OH, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators

16.95

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

15.31

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

11.82

Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

10.17

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

7.86

Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

7.10

Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.75

Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.68

Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping

5.24

Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.43
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Mankato-North Mankato, MN, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Social and Human Service Assistants

6.55

Printing Press Operators

6.41

Communications Teachers, Postsecondary

5.47

Rehabilitation Counselors

3.81

Civil Engineering Technicians

3.73

Radio and Television Announcers

3.62

Home Appliance Repairers

3.55

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

3.52

Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists

3.44

Social Workers, All Other

3.15
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Manhattan, KS, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Farm and Home Management Advisors

22.50

Soil and Plant Scientists

15.76

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

6.00

Recreation Workers

3.72

Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary

3.05

First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers

2.85

Loan Interviewers and Clerks

2.69

Public Relations Specialists

2.66

Residential Advisors

2.54

Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

2.45
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Madison, WI, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary

5.03

Soil and Plant Scientists

4.89

Hydrologists

4.66

Epidemiologists

4.54

Actuaries

4.29

Landscape Architects

4.23

Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders

4.14

Pourers and Casters, Metal

4.04

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

3.30

Foresters

3.22
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Madera, CA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

83.06

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

30.98

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

9.90

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

9.69

Power Plant Operators

4.15

Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists

3.89

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

3.48

Pest Control Workers

3.48

Packers and Packagers, Hand

3.29

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

3.12
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Macon, GA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Bailiffs

8.54

Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance

6.40

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

4.68

Agricultural Inspectors

4.50

Logging Equipment Operators

4.11

Diagnostic Medical Sonographers

4.04

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

4.00

Millwrights

3.69

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

3.66

Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines

3.41
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lynchburg, VA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service

6.33

Logging Equipment Operators

6.30

Production Workers, All Other

5.14

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

5.06

Funeral Attendants

4.45

Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters

4.32

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

3.80

Helpers--Carpenters

3.13

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers

3.11

Furniture Finishers

3.02
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lubbock, TX, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

6.05

Epidemiologists

5.84

Barbers

4.32

Gaming Service Workers, All Other

4.03

Atmospheric and Space Scientists

4.01

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

3.76

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary

3.74

Orderlies

3.44

New Accounts Clerks

3.21

Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers

3.15
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors

16.39

Statistical Assistants

11.34

Agricultural Engineers

5.93

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

4.18

Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.68

Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.56

Cargo and Freight Agents

3.55

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers

3.42

Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers

3.23

Animal Trainers

3.20
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance

10.91

Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other

9.50

Film and Video Editors

8.21

Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes

8.17

Media and Communication Workers, All Other

6.74

Fashion Designers

6.41

Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers

6.12

Sound Engineering Technicians

6.03

Actors

5.85

Marriage and Family Therapists

5.04
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Longview, WA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Log Graders and Scalers

81.25

Logging Workers, All Other

51.15

Logging Equipment Operators

34.02

Millwrights

19.00

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

16.93

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

9.54

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

5.24

Roofers

5.19

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

4.75

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

4.17
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Longview, TX, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

27.23

Rail Car Repairers

17.45

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

15.56

Insulation Workers, Mechanical

14.79

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

14.13

Helpers--Extraction Workers

8.46

Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.69

Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall

5.81

Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

5.50

Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.40
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Logan, UT-ID, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

13.66

Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary

10.83

Food Scientists and Technologists

9.20

Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators

7.88

Conservation Scientists

6.26

Food Batchmakers

6.21

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.95

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

5.62

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

5.33

Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service

5.29
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

5.68

Power Distributors and Dispatchers

5.16

Forensic Science Technicians

3.28

Commercial Pilots

3.05

Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers

2.75

Fence Erectors

2.75

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

2.73

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

2.71

Epidemiologists

2.71

Psychiatric Technicians

2.66
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lincoln, NE, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Social Science Research Assistants

5.28

Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.52

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

4.33

Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other

4.27

Statistical Assistants

3.74

Compliance Officers

3.71

Economics Teachers, Postsecondary

3.66

Insurance Underwriters

3.61

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

3.59

Public Address System and Other Announcers

3.45
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lima, OH, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

17.50

Chemical Plant and System Operators

13.52

Millwrights

10.47

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

6.88

Labor Relations Specialists

4.59

Cooks, Short Order

4.53

Machinists

4.26

Tool and Die Makers

4.12

Materials Engineers

3.88

Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners

3.84
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lexington-Fayette, KY, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Farm and Home Management Advisors

44.24

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

18.08

Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

8.53

Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.81

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers

5.51

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

5.47

Anthropologists and Archeologists

3.59

Gaming Cage Workers

3.56

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

3.53

Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary

3.37
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lewiston, ID-WA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

16.40

Millwrights

13.67

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

11.03

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment

10.24

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

9.21

Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers

6.32

Social and Community Service Managers

3.10

Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop

3.00

File Clerks

2.58

Helpers--Production Workers

2.52
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lebanon, PA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

12.83

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

9.28

Furniture Finishers

7.24

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

4.72

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.68

Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.42

Prepress Technicians and Workers

4.18

Food Batchmakers

3.92

Bus Drivers, School or Special Client

3.86

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.58
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lawton, OK, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

30.40

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

15.54

Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers

6.21

First-Line Supervisors of Gaming Workers

5.81

Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary

4.41

Teachers and Instructors, All Other, Except Substitute Teachers

4.21

New Accounts Clerks

4.18

Procurement Clerks

4.08

Gaming Dealers

3.96

Cooks, Fast Food

3.77
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lawrence, KS, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

29.38

Printing Press Operators

9.49

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

5.86

Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary

5.07

Tree Trimmers and Pruners

4.55

Education Administrators, Postsecondary

3.92

Library Assistants, Clerical

3.91

Instructional Coordinators

3.80

Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers

3.66

Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.63
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming Service Workers, All Other

37.81

First-Line Supervisors of Gaming Workers

30.07

Gaming Dealers

29.58

Gaming Cage Workers

19.39

Communications Equipment Operators, All Other

16.50

Gaming Managers

15.59

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

14.99

Dancers

9.97

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

9.88

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

9.15
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Las Cruces, NM, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Anthropologists and Archeologists

12.69

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

11.81

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

9.71

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

5.89

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

5.75

Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians

5.15

Computer and Information Research Scientists

4.93

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

3.85

Tile and Marble Setters

3.62

Credit Counselors

3.46
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Laredo, TX, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

17.85

Cargo and Freight Agents

17.15

Compliance Officers

5.26

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education

4.25

Personal Care Aides

4.17

Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks

3.76

Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance

3.62

Occupational Therapy Assistants

3.44

Tire Repairers and Changers

3.04

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

3.00
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lansing-East Lansing, MI, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Animal Scientists

25.79

Physicists

10.33

Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

9.79

Soil and Plant Scientists

6.34

Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers

6.12

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

5.78

Insurance Underwriters

5.05

Tool and Die Makers

4.26

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

4.07

Medical Appliance Technicians

4.02
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lancaster, PA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Pourers and Casters, Metal

14.23

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

7.58

Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.66

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

5.61

Desktop Publishers

5.49

Furniture Finishers

5.44

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

4.89

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

4.88

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

4.75

Brickmasons and Blockmasons

4.52
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Chemical Plant and System Operators

4.29

Agricultural Inspectors

4.12

Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers

3.51

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

3.47

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

3.43

Bill and Account Collectors

3.31

Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other

3.04

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

2.99

Roofers

2.99

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

2.88
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Special Education Teachers, Preschool

9.25

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

7.60

Upholsterers

6.56

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

4.90

First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers

4.53

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists

4.52

Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters

4.39

Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers

4.06

Pest Control Workers

4.06

Tile and Marble Setters

4.00
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lake Charles, LA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Chemical Plant and System Operators

51.98

Helpers--Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons

38.64

Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

30.89

Riggers

26.72

Boilermakers

26.32

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

21.48

Gaming Managers

20.33

Gaming Cage Workers

19.23

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

17.05

Chemical Engineers

15.12
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Wind Turbine Service Technicians

31.20

Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.94

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers

5.53

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

5.16

Production Workers, All Other

5.04

Soil and Plant Scientists

4.91

Biological Scientists, All Other

4.70

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists

3.47

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

3.39

Veterinary Technologists and Technicians

3.04
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lafayette, LA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Riggers

25.54

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

20.79

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

13.29

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

11.87

Sailors and Marine Oilers

10.36

Helpers--Extraction Workers

9.92

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

9.87

Drafters, All Other

9.39

Electro-Mechanical Technicians

8.67

Helpers--Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons

8.37
Occupations with the highest location quotient in La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Anesthesiologists

8.33

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

6.45

Prepress Technicians and Workers

5.83

Food Batchmakers

5.28

Recreational Therapists

5.04

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

3.94

Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks

3.84

Bartenders

3.47

Tool and Die Makers

3.40

Printing Press Operators

3.35
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Kokomo, IN, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Industrial Engineering Technicians

10.59

Funeral Attendants

5.34

Labor Relations Specialists

5.01

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

3.59

Architectural and Engineering Managers

3.59

Mechanical Engineers

3.56

Industrial Engineers

3.15

Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

3.11

Industrial Production Managers

3.01

Electricians

2.98
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Knoxville, TN, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

11.01

Nuclear Engineers

10.80

Nuclear Technicians

8.99

Environmental Engineering Technicians

8.14

Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders

8.07

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

6.68

Credit Counselors

6.21

Physicists

6.10

Embalmers

5.50

Materials Scientists

5.42
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Kingston, NY, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Word Processors and Typists

9.74

Legislators

5.98

Bailiffs

5.66

Protective Service Workers, All Other

5.44

Highway Maintenance Workers

5.05

Postal Service Clerks

4.66

Social Workers, All Other

4.42

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

3.92

Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.59

Special Education Teachers, Middle School

3.50
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

16.80

Traffic Technicians

5.50

Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.39

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment

4.88

Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders

4.30

Occupational Health and Safety Technicians

4.00

Power Plant Operators

3.98

Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other

3.91

Radiation Therapists

3.86

Maintenance Workers, Machinery

3.83
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Killeen-Temple, TX, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators

13.18

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.07

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

5.93

Fence Erectors

4.82

Healthcare Support Workers, All Other

3.72

Nurse Anesthetists

3.56

Surgeons

3.50

Tire Repairers and Changers

3.22

Procurement Clerks

3.20

Pediatricians, General

3.04
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Kennewick-Richland, WA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

17.26

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

16.85

Tapers

14.54

Environmental Engineers

11.35

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

10.66

Chemical Engineers

10.41

Agricultural Inspectors

10.36

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

10.14

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

9.20

Chemists

8.84
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Kansas City, MO-KS, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Dredge Operators

5.89

Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants

3.92

Atmospheric and Space Scientists

3.68

Mechanical Door Repairers

3.47

Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

3.45

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

3.08

Models

2.77

Electrical and Electronics Drafters

2.70

Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles

2.69

Musical Instrument Repairers and Tuners

2.55
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Kankakee, IL, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Psychiatric Technicians

36.04

Chemical Technicians

14.09

Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

11.40

Production Workers, All Other

5.48

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

4.85

Crane and Tower Operators

4.22

Credit Counselors

3.37

Social Workers, All Other

3.34

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

3.17

Library Assistants, Clerical

3.10
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Kalamazoo-Portage, MI, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.58

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.71

Natural Sciences Managers

3.56

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

3.35

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers

2.97

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

2.92

Opticians, Dispensing

2.85

Mechanical Engineers

2.69

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

2.57

Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

2.54
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants

34.37

Concierges

21.68

Baggage Porters and Bellhops

15.24

Dancers

14.48

Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants

12.01

Solar Photovoltaic Installers

11.14

Lodging Managers

8.59

Transportation Security Screeners

8.53

Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks

7.27

Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

6.71
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Joplin, MO, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Food Batchmakers

17.38

Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers

13.99

Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

8.38

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

7.38

Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians

6.78

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

4.67

New Accounts Clerks

4.57

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

4.36

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.09

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

3.87
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Jonesboro, AR, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

18.19

Agricultural Equipment Operators

10.00

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

7.45

Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.15

Special Education Teachers, Preschool

5.21

Production Workers, All Other

4.93

Commercial Pilots

3.60

Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors

3.50

Helpers--Production Workers

3.36

Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other

3.32
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Johnstown, PA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

4.74

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

4.74

Social and Human Service Assistants

4.56

Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary

4.34

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

4.09

Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs

3.83

Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors

3.60

Civil Engineering Technicians

3.52

Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists

3.19

Rehabilitation Counselors

2.91
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Johnson City, TN, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other

7.93

Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other

5.33

Cooks, Short Order

5.30

Mechanical Engineering Technicians

4.64

Residential Advisors

4.44

Funeral Attendants

3.74

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

3.59

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

3.39

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

3.31

Pharmacy Aides

3.23
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Jefferson City, MO, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants

18.72

Statisticians

9.23

Legal Support Workers, All Other

7.67

Environmental Engineers

7.14

Fire Inspectors and Investigators

6.17

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

6.16

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

5.76

Correctional Officers and Jailers

5.64

Computer Network Support Specialists

5.18

Recreational Therapists

4.62
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Janesville-Beloit, WI, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

7.78

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.60

Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders

4.33

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

3.83

Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.79

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

3.77

Electrical, Electronic, and Electromechanical Assemblers, Except Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

3.57

Brickmasons and Blockmasons

3.53

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

3.44

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

3.15
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Jacksonville, NC, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Education Administrators, All Other

16.79

Driver/Sales Workers

4.80

Pipelayers

4.24

Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters

3.90

Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health

3.85

Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other

3.80

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

3.67

Teachers and Instructors, All Other, Except Substitute Teachers

3.53

Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food

2.96

Medical Transcriptionists

2.95
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Jacksonville, FL, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Ship Engineers

16.23

Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other

7.47

Special Education Teachers, All Other

4.58

Sailors and Marine Oilers

4.17

Air Traffic Controllers

3.91

Commercial Divers

3.83

Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

3.66

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

3.64

Psychiatric Aides

3.51

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

3.47
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Jackson, TN, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Residential Advisors

11.00

Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

8.34

Agricultural Equipment Operators

5.79

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

5.63

Mechanical Engineering Technicians

5.06

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

4.81

Pipelayers

4.24

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

4.17

Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary

4.13

Nurse Anesthetists

4.04
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Jackson, MS, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Psychiatric Aides

16.28

Conservation Scientists

11.57

Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

9.56

Medical Appliance Technicians

5.81

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

5.54

Cooks, Fast Food

4.04

Orthotists and Prosthetists

3.82

Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.68

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

3.43

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

3.22
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Jackson, MI, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Tool and Die Makers

16.00

Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

10.65

Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

10.12

Machinists

7.59

New Accounts Clerks

7.25

Mechanical Engineers

6.29

Library Technicians

4.84

Electrical Engineers

4.77

Athletic Trainers

4.18

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

4.17
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Ithaca, NY, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Animal Scientists

135.46

Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary

14.62

Instructional Coordinators

11.33

Fundraisers

10.01

Library Technicians

6.15

Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers

5.09

Financial Examiners

4.94

Librarians

4.75

Veterinary Technologists and Technicians

4.72

Biological Technicians

4.57
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Iowa City, IA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

10.15

Biological Technicians

7.84

Dietitians and Nutritionists

3.91

Occupational Health and Safety Technicians

3.78

Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health

3.23

Physician Assistants

2.93

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians

2.85

Computer Network Support Specialists

2.75

Recreational Therapists

2.58

Medical and Health Services Managers

2.57
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Therapists, All Other

11.39

Correspondence Clerks

7.24

Meter Readers, Utilities

6.76

Athletes and Sports Competitors

5.95

Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other

5.71

Boilermakers

4.48

Chemists

2.83

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

2.77

Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

2.72

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

2.39
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Idaho Falls, ID, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Nuclear Technicians

93.28

Nuclear Engineers

53.32

Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

18.04

Chemical Engineers

12.78

Emergency Management Directors

10.24

Materials Engineers

8.65

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

8.30

Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors

8.18

Physicists

7.70

Word Processors and Typists

6.60
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Huntsville, AL, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Aerospace Engineers

33.11

Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians

22.86

Engineers, All Other

14.48

Logisticians

9.94

Computer Hardware Engineers

9.67

Atmospheric and Space Scientists

9.38

Dental Laboratory Technicians

9.24

Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians

8.43

Materials Engineers

8.41

Computer Programmers

7.44
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

27.93

Psychiatric Aides

6.89

Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.82

Gas Plant Operators

4.04

Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health

3.87

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

3.86

Highway Maintenance Workers

3.78

Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan

3.20

Funeral Attendants

3.07

Surgical Technologists

3.05
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Petroleum Engineers

16.81

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

9.02

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

8.54

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

8.35

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

7.39

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

6.84

Chemical Engineers

6.66

Wellhead Pumpers

6.39

Gas Plant Operators

6.36

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

6.10
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Houma-Thibodaux, LA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Sailors and Marine Oilers

109.17

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

98.08

Bridge and Lock Tenders

63.24

Riggers

61.63

Ship Engineers

29.48

Commercial Pilots

14.41

Crane and Tower Operators

11.36

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

11.13

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

10.13

Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other

10.10
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Hot Springs, AR, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

12.29

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

6.01

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

3.71

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.52

Amusement and Recreation Attendants

3.15

First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers

2.77

Nonfarm Animal Caretakers

2.74

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers

2.55

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses

2.53

Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants

2.50
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Homosassa Springs, FL, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

15.84

Residential Advisors

13.94

Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

8.85

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

8.02

Physical Therapist Assistants

6.11

Pest Control Workers

4.85

Roofers

4.31

Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other

3.88

Veterinary Technologists and Technicians

3.77

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks

3.57
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Hinesville, GA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

6.39

Procurement Clerks

6.37

First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives

5.90

Teachers and Instructors, All Other, Except Substitute Teachers

4.80

Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers

4.60

Computer Occupations, All Other

4.42

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks

4.07

Teacher Assistants

2.68

Real Estate Sales Agents

2.67

Business Operations Specialists, All Other

2.51
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Helpers--Carpenters

9.60

Real Estate Sales Agents

6.30

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

5.40

Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants

5.26

Pest Control Workers

4.68

Concierges

4.43

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

3.96

Musicians and Singers

3.91

First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers

3.86

Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers

3.80
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Upholsterers

105.59

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

86.59

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

48.58

Furniture Finishers

31.85

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

26.00

Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

24.05

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

20.96

Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers

20.31

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

19.06

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

17.72
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Hattiesburg, MS, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay

8.17

Logging Equipment Operators

4.93

Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians

4.68

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

4.46

Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

4.21

Nurse Practitioners

3.70

Radiologic Technologists

3.53

Cooks, Fast Food

3.26

Athletic Trainers

3.11

Helpers--Carpenters

2.97
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Harrisonburg, VA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

16.53

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

14.65

Communications Teachers, Postsecondary

12.61

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

11.96

Food Processing Workers, All Other

10.39

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

8.03

Education Teachers, Postsecondary

7.85

Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary

7.62

Interpreters and Translators

7.03

History Teachers, Postsecondary

6.36
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Word Processors and Typists

7.65

Historians

7.44

Economists

5.26

Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

5.12

Emergency Management Directors

4.77

Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers

4.73

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

3.39

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

3.21

Foresters

3.13

Labor Relations Specialists

3.07
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Hanford-Corcoran, CA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

28.92

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

24.88

Agricultural Workers, All Other

23.27

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

17.47

Food Scientists and Technologists

14.25

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

9.56

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

5.48

Food Batchmakers

5.46

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

5.17

Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists

4.75
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Hammond, LA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Food Processing Workers, All Other

16.87

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

16.22

Couriers and Messengers

11.59

Counselors, All Other

11.16

Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other

4.95

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

3.96

Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other

3.72

Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other

3.43

Food Preparation Workers

3.26

Information and Record Clerks, All Other

3.20
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

7.23

Stonemasons

6.78

Plant and System Operators, All Other

3.69

Judicial Law Clerks

3.57

Correctional Officers and Jailers

3.54

Healthcare Support Workers, All Other

3.51

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

3.48

Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other

3.48

Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers

3.03

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

2.83
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming Managers

26.52

First-Line Supervisors of Gaming Workers

22.77

Gaming Dealers

21.72

Gaming Cage Workers

17.91

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

13.11

Physical Scientists, All Other

12.86

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

11.58

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

11.34

Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers, All Other

6.37

Gaming Service Workers, All Other

6.31
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Guayama, PR, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

15.26

Security Guards

15.24

Industrial Engineering Technicians

14.19

Highway Maintenance Workers

11.58

Chemists

10.51

Word Processors and Typists

8.01

Industrial Engineers

7.03

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

5.41

Teachers and Instructors, All Other, Except Substitute Teachers

5.35

Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria

3.58
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

28.42

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

11.22

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.19

Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.65

Machinists

5.48

Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.22

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers

3.94

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

3.39

Mechanical Engineers

3.07

Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors

3.07
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Greenville, NC, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

10.51

Chemists

8.13

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

7.54

Marriage and Family Therapists

4.31

Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

3.50

Diagnostic Medical Sonographers

3.49

Healthcare Support Workers, All Other

3.47

Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other

3.22

Medical Equipment Preparers

3.21

Education Administrators, Postsecondary

3.21
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Greensboro-High Point, NC, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Upholsterers

23.30

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

19.45

Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

13.48

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

13.36

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

8.02

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

7.86

Furniture Finishers

5.96

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

5.34

Sewing Machine Operators

5.29

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

4.98
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Green Bay, WI, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

16.15

Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles

7.18

Occupational Therapy Assistants

6.88

Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders

6.67

Food Processing Workers, All Other

6.36

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

5.79

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

5.78

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

5.15

Furniture Finishers

5.00

Material Moving Workers, All Other

4.57
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Greeley, CO, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

41.73

Wellhead Pumpers

37.97

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

36.35

Helpers--Extraction Workers

30.05

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

16.60

Building Cleaning Workers, All Other

14.48

Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners

10.78

Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders

7.82

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

7.66

Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

7.47
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Great Falls, MT, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

9.61

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.07

Substitute Teachers

5.48

Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators

5.19

Clergy

5.17

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.79

Social Workers, All Other

4.64

Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines

4.19

Reporters and Correspondents

3.79

First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers

3.12
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Grants Pass, OR, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

41.51

Clergy

10.54

Forest and Conservation Technicians

9.95

Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other

7.75

Glaziers

5.74

Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.05

Information and Record Clerks, All Other

4.28

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

4.18

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

4.05

Substance Abuse, Behavioral Disorder, and Mental Health Counselors

4.05
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Model Makers, Metal and Plastic

17.33

Tool and Die Makers

9.54

Commercial and Industrial Designers

5.92

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

5.86

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

5.70

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.24

Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.11

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

5.10

Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.55

Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.55
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Grand Junction, CO, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

40.37

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

18.91

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

8.91

Building Cleaning Workers, All Other

6.24

Crossing Guards

5.58

Painters, Transportation Equipment

5.30

Skincare Specialists

4.97

Information and Record Clerks, All Other

4.31

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks

4.00

Conservation Scientists

3.92
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Grand Island, NE, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

14.37

Agricultural Inspectors

14.09

Soil and Plant Scientists

11.26

Agricultural Equipment Operators

8.24

Tool and Die Makers

6.28

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

5.81

Mechanical Drafters

4.46

Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.01

Home Appliance Repairers

3.79

Physical Therapist Aides

3.79
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Grand Forks, ND-MN, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

9.80

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.55

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

5.18

Commercial Pilots

4.86

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

4.60

Legislators

4.58

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

3.62

Counselors, All Other

3.39

Gaming Dealers

3.32

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

3.29
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Goldsboro, NC, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

9.02

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

8.05

Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors

4.51

Glaziers

3.44

Food Batchmakers

3.06

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.05

Home Health Aides

2.94

Nursing Assistants

2.83

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

2.76

Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other

2.73
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Glens Falls, NY, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

15.17

Mechanical Door Repairers

10.06

Legislators

9.61

Word Processors and Typists

8.36

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

7.74

Editors

6.80

Highway Maintenance Workers

6.54

Correctional Officers and Jailers

5.96

Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.51

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

5.08
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Gettysburg, PA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

12.56

Agricultural Equipment Operators

5.32

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.18

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

5.10

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

4.95

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

4.94

Helpers--Production Workers

4.67

Food Batchmakers

4.38

Highway Maintenance Workers

4.38

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

4.01
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Gainesville, GA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

29.05

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

21.43

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

20.73

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

9.89

Dental Laboratory Technicians

9.72

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

8.90

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

7.56

Agricultural Inspectors

7.23

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

6.64

Cargo and Freight Agents

6.58
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Gainesville, FL, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Agricultural Engineers

20.62

Psychiatric Aides

15.43

Biological Scientists, All Other

8.22

Religious Workers, All Other

6.72

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

6.49

Biomedical Engineers

5.45

Postsecondary Teachers, All Other

5.36

Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other

4.87

Radiation Therapists

4.42

Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other

4.01
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Gadsden, AL, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

11.46

Occupational Therapy Assistants

8.91

Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers

6.26

Physical Therapist Assistants

5.12

Physical Therapist Aides

4.70

Maintenance Workers, Machinery

4.35

Pipelayers

4.01

Helpers--Production Workers

3.92

Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers

3.90

Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.29
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Fresno, CA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

33.35

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

11.69

Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

11.43

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

10.12

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

9.51

Agricultural Inspectors

9.10

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

8.37

Agricultural Equipment Operators

7.86

Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs

6.09

Judicial Law Clerks

5.84
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Fort Wayne, IN, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

8.28

Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.38

Orthodontists

5.68

Tool and Die Makers

5.35

Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other

4.37

Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.93

Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.92

Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders

3.83

Helpers--Production Workers

3.49

Machinists

3.42
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Fort Smith, AR-OK, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Rock Splitters, Quarry

97.67

Food Processing Workers, All Other

42.69

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

10.73

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

8.03

Helpers--Production Workers

7.74

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

5.04

Gaming Cage Workers

4.96

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

4.59

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.47

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

3.12
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Fort Collins, CO, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Conservation Scientists

28.53

Soil and Plant Scientists

9.65

Microbiologists

8.86

Foresters

8.81

Rock Splitters, Quarry

7.04

Computer Hardware Engineers

6.32

Industrial Engineering Technicians

5.42

Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers

5.16

Information and Record Clerks, All Other

4.97

Special Education Teachers, Preschool

4.95
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Fond du Lac, WI, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders

11.76

Food Batchmakers

8.59

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

5.26

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

4.31

Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.29

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers

4.28

Mechanical Engineering Technicians

3.91

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

3.70

Tool and Die Makers

3.61

Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers

3.61
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

16.15

Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic

10.63

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

7.71

Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.66

Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.61

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment

6.22

Logging Equipment Operators

5.27

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

4.90

Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

4.34

Tool and Die Makers

4.15
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Florence, SC, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

9.69

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

9.26

Millwrights

5.88

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

5.33

Chefs and Head Cooks

5.25

Industrial Engineering Technicians

4.57

Riggers

4.53

Logging Equipment Operators

3.64

Family and General Practitioners

3.51

Surgical Technologists

3.45
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Flint, MI, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Mechanical Drafters

3.76

Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers

3.45

Opticians, Dispensing

3.22

Obstetricians and Gynecologists

3.13

Home Health Aides

3.01

New Accounts Clerks

2.92

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

2.88

First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers

2.79

Optometrists

2.78

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers

2.74
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Flagstaff, AZ, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Tour and Travel Guides

24.28

Anthropologists and Archeologists

17.31

Helpers--Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons

7.54

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

6.69

Commercial Pilots

6.41

Education Administrators, All Other

5.58

Forensic Science Technicians

4.51

Biological Scientists, All Other

4.48

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

4.45

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

3.91
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

11.77

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

8.18

Graduate Teaching Assistants

7.29

Food Scientists and Technologists

6.91

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

6.53

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

5.32

Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping

4.58

Helpers--Production Workers

4.25

Mechanical Door Repairers

4.00

Logisticians

3.85
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Fayetteville, NC, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Education Administrators, All Other

11.08

Healthcare Support Workers, All Other

5.42

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

4.29

Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary

4.24

Budget Analysts

4.01

Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners

3.99

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary

3.86

Real Estate Brokers

3.82

Animal Control Workers

3.60

Procurement Clerks

3.33
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Farmington, NM, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

77.04

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

41.07

Power Distributors and Dispatchers

30.76

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

28.96

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

25.59

Extraction Workers, All Other

20.77

Anthropologists and Archeologists

18.27

Power Plant Operators

13.70

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

10.54

Petroleum Engineers

7.25
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Fargo, ND-MN, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Farm and Home Management Advisors

21.18

Soil and Plant Scientists

12.86

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

7.56

Public Address System and Other Announcers

5.98

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

5.50

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.73

Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks

4.53

Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

4.38

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

4.16

New Accounts Clerks

3.62
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Fairbanks, AK, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

26.13

Airfield Operations Specialists

20.35

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

13.21

Environmental Engineering Technicians

7.77

Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other

6.72

Transportation Security Screeners

6.05

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

6.00

Biological Scientists, All Other

5.89

Civil Engineering Technicians

5.85

Lodging Managers

4.67
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Evansville, IN-KY, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

10.61

Millwrights

8.71

Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

8.35

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

7.93

Boilermakers

6.32

Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other

5.62

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

5.32

Tool and Die Makers

4.49

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

4.25

Broadcast Technicians

3.85
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Eugene, OR, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Workers, All Other

39.54

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

30.42

Woodworkers, All Other

14.26

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

12.33

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

10.00

Logging Equipment Operators

9.33

Foresters

7.77

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

7.38

Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians

6.56

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

5.77
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Erie, PA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

8.21

Word Processors and Typists

5.01

Tool and Die Makers

4.54

Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.22

Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.83

Physical Therapist Aides

3.78

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.50

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

3.50

Statistical Assistants

3.33

Carpet Installers

3.23
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Enid, OK, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

38.00

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

26.99

Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

10.52

Maintenance Workers, Machinery

5.59

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

5.08

Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria

3.69

Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary

3.64

Cooks, Fast Food

3.49

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

3.01

Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists

2.95
Occupations with the highest location quotient in El Paso, TX, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Fire Inspectors and Investigators

11.81

Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers

7.81

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

7.41

Graduate Teaching Assistants

6.46

Sewing Machine Operators

6.03

Telemarketers

5.51

Occupational Health and Safety Technicians

4.88

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.03

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

3.24

File Clerks

2.89
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Elmira, NY, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders

14.39

Correctional Officers and Jailers

8.46

Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

8.07

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

8.07

Word Processors and Typists

7.56

Legislators

6.59

Clergy

4.54

Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists

3.54

Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.42

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

3.40
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Elkhart-Goshen, IN, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians

31.81

Upholsterers

26.44

Furniture Finishers

20.54

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers

17.62

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

14.14

Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

9.50

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

9.35

Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers

8.96

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

8.78

Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

7.96
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Education Administrators, All Other

10.12

Bailiffs

8.85

Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping

7.38

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers

5.80

Budget Analysts

4.17

Computer Occupations, All Other

3.70

Human Resources Specialists

3.70

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

3.38

Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other

3.20

Computer Operators

2.76
Occupations with the highest location quotient in El Centro, CA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

45.23

Agricultural Equipment Operators

27.89

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

25.41

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

22.74

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

14.78

Agricultural Inspectors

6.31

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.57

Compliance Officers

4.96

Social Workers, All Other

4.64

Personal Care Aides

4.26
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Eau Claire, WI, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.68

Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians

4.60

Logging Equipment Operators

4.49

Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers

3.86

Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers

3.83

Nurse Anesthetists

3.60

Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.46

Millwrights

3.37

Mechanical Engineering Technicians

3.17

Surgeons

3.02
Occupations with the highest location quotient in East Stroudsburg, PA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers

6.42

Lodging Managers

5.85

Protective Service Workers, All Other

4.18

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

4.06

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

4.01

Amusement and Recreation Attendants

3.80

Procurement Clerks

3.38

Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education

3.02

Highway Maintenance Workers

2.84

Dishwashers

2.77
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Durham-Chapel Hill, NC, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Semiconductor Processors

23.69

Social Science Research Assistants

14.70

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary

12.99

Natural Sciences Managers

10.54

Sociologists

9.13

Statisticians

8.75

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

8.71

Survey Researchers

8.20

Anthropology and Archeology Teachers, Postsecondary

8.13

Genetic Counselors

7.69
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Duluth, MN-WI, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders

32.44

Power Distributors and Dispatchers

6.96

Forest and Conservation Technicians

6.01

Financial Clerks, All Other

5.18

Social and Human Service Assistants

4.54

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

4.34

Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists

4.07

Funeral Attendants

4.01

Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.92

Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers

3.80
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Dubuque, IA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

9.12

Commercial and Industrial Designers

7.68

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

5.33

Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.17

Mechanical Engineers

4.86

Engineers, All Other

4.54

Financial Specialists, All Other

3.77

New Accounts Clerks

3.51

Coaches and Scouts

3.42

Tool and Die Makers

3.14
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Dover, DE, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Urban and Regional Planners

6.53

Helpers--Carpenters

6.02

Crossing Guards

5.50

Civil Engineering Technicians

4.69

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks

4.30

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

3.97

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

3.64

Legislators

3.41

Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other

3.18

Labor Relations Specialists

3.18
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Dothan, AL, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.75

Pipelayers

5.65

Millwrights

5.49

Logging Equipment Operators

5.38

Nurse Anesthetists

5.09

Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers

4.67

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

4.40

Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers

4.27

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

3.89

Pest Control Workers

3.79
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Model Makers, Metal and Plastic

12.70

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

10.37

Mechanical Engineers

7.54

Commercial and Industrial Designers

7.51

Tool and Die Makers

6.96

Mechanical Engineering Technicians

5.78

Industrial Engineers

5.38

Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.57

Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.45

Orthotists and Prosthetists

3.42
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Agricultural Engineers

29.26

Soil and Plant Scientists

12.38

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

11.86

Financial Examiners

7.45

Actuaries

6.51

Loan Interviewers and Clerks

4.96

Insurance Underwriters

4.51

New Accounts Clerks

3.74

Credit Analysts

3.69

Tapers

3.51
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Cartographers and Photogrammetrists

5.51

Information and Record Clerks, All Other

4.59

Epidemiologists

4.43

Financial Clerks, All Other

4.29

Transportation Workers, All Other

4.19

Hydrologists

3.99

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

3.96

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

3.94

Geographers

3.74

Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers

3.61
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Commercial Pilots

6.08

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

5.72

Postsecondary Teachers, All Other

5.02

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School

4.42

Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other

4.31

Roofers

4.09

Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters

3.93

Family and General Practitioners

3.34

Pest Control Workers

3.27

Glaziers

3.19
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Decatur, IL, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Dietetic Technicians

8.93

Counselors, All Other

7.44

Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.69

Mechanical Engineers

4.42

Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers

3.99

Production Workers, All Other

3.77

Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.55

Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other

3.55

Painters, Transportation Equipment

2.87

Labor Relations Specialists

2.87
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Decatur, AL, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

17.64

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

17.09

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay

10.52

Helpers--Electricians

7.09

Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.43

Materials Engineers

5.97

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

5.55

Crane and Tower Operators

5.39

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

4.48

Pipelayers

4.29
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Dayton, OH, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

8.24

Aerospace Engineers

7.01

Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians

6.25

Telemarketers

6.20

Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other

6.04

Materials Engineers

5.14

Engineers, All Other

4.76

Materials Scientists

4.73

Model Makers, Metal and Plastic

4.40

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School

4.36
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Bridge and Lock Tenders

9.99

Production Workers, All Other

9.20

Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians

5.63

Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors

4.83

Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.29

Crane and Tower Operators

3.72

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

3.33

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

3.22

Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.16

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

3.07
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

15.84

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

6.91

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.01

Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters

4.01

Pest Control Workers

3.36

Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers

3.25

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

3.07

Postsecondary Teachers, All Other

3.05

Lodging Managers

2.94

Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers

2.93
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Danville, IL, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Mechanical Engineering Technicians

8.54

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

6.04

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

5.68

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

5.13

Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other

4.67

Labor Relations Specialists

3.80

Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks

3.15

Pest Control Workers

2.77

Highway Maintenance Workers

2.76

Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other

2.61
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Dalton, GA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

359.08

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

119.40

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

112.32

Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers

103.58

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

89.11

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

77.63

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

45.16

Sewing Machine Operators

11.73

Carpet Installers

11.30

Printing Press Operators

9.59
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Wellhead Pumpers

4.02

Flight Attendants

3.71

Barbers

3.23

Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers

3.20

Commercial Pilots

3.04

Petroleum Engineers

2.89

Door-to-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers

2.88

Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks

2.82

Insurance Appraisers, Auto Damage

2.69

Woodworkers, All Other

2.62
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Cumberland, MD-WV, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

14.33

Correctional Officers and Jailers

7.32

Occupational Therapy Assistants

6.23

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

5.63

Residential Advisors

5.24

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

5.13

Physical Therapist Assistants

4.89

Marriage and Family Therapists

4.20

Occupational Therapists

4.09

Medical Equipment Preparers

4.00
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters

7.74

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment

6.20

Engineers, All Other

5.57

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.09

Air Traffic Controllers

4.85

Travel Agents

3.69

Budget Analysts

3.69

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

3.54

Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians

3.49

Concierges

3.33
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Corvallis, OR, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Workers, All Other

80.25

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

27.81

Soil and Plant Scientists

16.98

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

16.62

Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers

14.01

Biological Technicians

13.48

Logging Equipment Operators

11.42

Conservation Scientists

10.59

Music Directors and Composers

9.89

Clergy

8.24
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Corpus Christi, TX, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Boilermakers

20.23

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

19.34

Helpers--Extraction Workers

18.87

Pile-Driver Operators

13.99

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

10.25

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

8.51

Crane and Tower Operators

8.30

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

7.71

Chemical Engineers

6.27

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

6.13
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Columbus, OH, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Radio Operators

4.91

Animal Breeders

4.24

Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers

4.22

Sociologists

3.63

Actuaries

3.44

Office Machine Operators, Except Computer

3.39

Epidemiologists

3.24

Agricultural Engineers

2.97

Therapists, All Other

2.87

Hydrologists

2.67
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Columbus, IN, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

37.43

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

18.53

Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

18.25

Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

14.40

Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

11.74

Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

11.26

Tool and Die Makers

7.62

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers

7.52

Mechanical Engineering Technicians

6.82

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.59
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Columbus, GA-AL, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Log Graders and Scalers

15.53

Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

12.20

Education Administrators, All Other

7.14

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

7.02

Teachers and Instructors, All Other, Except Substitute Teachers

5.14

Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.07

Procurement Clerks

4.73

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

4.40

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

3.68

Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.64
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Columbia, SC, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers

14.70

Nuclear Technicians

10.06

Social Workers, All Other

5.83

Hydrologists

5.12

Broadcast Technicians

4.62

Cartographers and Photogrammetrists

4.10

Chemical Plant and System Operators

3.83

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

3.79

Real Estate Brokers

3.54

Emergency Management Directors

3.16
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Columbia, MO, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

16.26

Soil and Plant Scientists

14.29

New Accounts Clerks

8.14

Family and General Practitioners

6.46

Insurance Underwriters

5.38

Nurse Anesthetists

5.37

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists

3.99

Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other

3.67

Loan Interviewers and Clerks

3.63

Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors

3.34
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Colorado Springs, CO, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Religious Workers, All Other

17.13

Semiconductor Processors

11.70

Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other

6.73

Computer Hardware Engineers

6.03

Plant and System Operators, All Other

5.09

Information and Record Clerks, All Other

4.65

Real Estate Brokers

4.19

Education Administrators, All Other

4.15

Information Security Analysts

3.99

Gaming Service Workers, All Other

3.49
Occupations with the highest location quotient in College Station-Bryan, TX, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Animal Scientists

108.92

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

56.96

Graduate Teaching Assistants

30.73

Agricultural Engineers

24.54

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

14.60

Soil and Plant Scientists

14.07

Economics Teachers, Postsecondary

11.21

Gaming Service Workers, All Other

10.52

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

9.13

Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary

8.63
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Coeur d'Alene, ID, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

11.14

Forest and Conservation Technicians

7.89

Logging Equipment Operators

7.20

Motorcycle Mechanics

6.93

Crossing Guards

6.69

Dental Laboratory Technicians

5.51

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

4.48

Family and General Practitioners

4.12

Bill and Account Collectors

3.65

Rehabilitation Counselors

3.41
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Cleveland-Elyria, OH, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

8.00

Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.92

Etchers and Engravers

5.33

Watch Repairers

5.05

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

4.83

Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.18

Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.15

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

3.69

Pediatricians, General

3.55

Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.49
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Cleveland, TN, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators

17.60

Production Workers, All Other

7.95

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

7.37

Maintenance Workers, Machinery

4.87

Bill and Account Collectors

3.55

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

3.43

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.03

Food Processing Workers, All Other

2.87

Lodging Managers

2.68

Nurse Practitioners

2.60
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Clarksville, TN-KY, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Education Administrators, All Other

17.59

Special Education Teachers, All Other

9.49

Teachers and Instructors, All Other, Except Substitute Teachers

7.67

Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other

6.55

Pharmacy Aides

4.55

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers

4.40

Fence Erectors

4.38

Healthcare Support Workers, All Other

3.84

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

3.66

Cooks, Fast Food

3.66
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Transportation Workers, All Other

3.77

Financial Clerks, All Other

3.60

Materials Scientists

3.51

Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

3.24

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

3.21

Cargo and Freight Agents

3.21

Actuaries

3.13

Media and Communication Workers, All Other

2.66

Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other

2.45

Chemical Plant and System Operators

2.43
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Chico, CA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Solar Photovoltaic Installers

9.17

Bicycle Repairers

7.39

Pharmacy Aides

5.57

Plant and System Operators, All Other

5.13

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

4.59

Social Workers, All Other

4.49

Rehabilitation Counselors

4.44

Sales and Related Workers, All Other

3.85

Social and Human Service Assistants

3.81

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

3.67
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Occupational Therapy Aides

9.31

Survey Researchers

4.23

Sociologists

4.11

Production Workers, All Other

3.27

Flight Attendants

2.80

Cooks, All Other

2.75

Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers

2.73

Model Makers, Metal and Plastic

2.57

Advertising and Promotions Managers

2.45

Biomedical Engineers

2.43
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Cheyenne, WY, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Broadcast Technicians

11.41

Nuclear Medicine Technologists

7.17

Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers

6.42

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

6.21

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

6.20

Petroleum Engineers

4.46

Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks

3.99

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

3.66

Driver/Sales Workers

3.47

Civil Engineering Technicians

3.32
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Chattanooga, TN-GA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

20.13

Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

13.88

Correspondence Clerks

10.43

Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other

7.17

Traffic Technicians

5.30

Food Processing Workers, All Other

5.19

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

5.12

Business Teachers, Postsecondary

5.12

Cooks, Short Order

3.69

Electro-Mechanical Technicians

3.34
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Charlottesville, VA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other

11.81

Logging Equipment Operators

7.18

Biochemists and Biophysicists

6.16

Editors

5.99

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

5.90

Biological Technicians

5.67

Physical Scientists, All Other

5.34

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

5.08

Music Directors and Composers

4.86

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

4.35
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Financial Examiners

6.54

Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.38

Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers

5.24

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

4.40

Real Estate Brokers

3.61

Nuclear Engineers

3.44

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.20

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary

3.20

Pipelayers

3.07

Credit Analysts

2.78
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Charleston-North Charleston, SC, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

12.53

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

6.44

Real Estate Sales Agents

5.57

Social Workers, All Other

4.03

Real Estate Brokers

3.98

Internists, General

3.84

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

3.40

Broadcast News Analysts

3.31

Tour and Travel Guides

3.20

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary

3.18
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Charleston, WV, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Roof Bolters, Mining

72.45

Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators

17.52

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

10.82

Epidemiologists

9.57

Wellhead Pumpers

7.34

Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health

7.22

Community Health Workers

6.78

Psychiatric Technicians

5.42

Forensic Science Technicians

5.29

Nurse Anesthetists

5.20
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Champaign-Urbana, IL, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

12.16

Hydrologists

9.46

Microbiologists

9.09

Soil and Plant Scientists

8.60

Materials Scientists

8.16

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

7.66

Physicists

6.19

Social Science Research Assistants

5.45

Counselors, All Other

5.11

Internists, General

4.49
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment

10.98

Office Machine Operators, Except Computer

9.91

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

4.12

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

3.58

Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.16

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

3.13

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

3.12

Procurement Clerks

2.91

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

2.88

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

2.88
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Cedar Rapids, IA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Millwrights

7.23

Actuaries

7.20

Statistical Assistants

6.58

Counselors, All Other

5.69

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

5.26

Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders

4.81

Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.70

Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists

4.02

Food Scientists and Technologists

3.97

Dental Laboratory Technicians

3.93
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Casper, WY, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

28.32

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

21.82

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

21.33

Insulation Workers, Mechanical

17.43

Petroleum Engineers

11.57

Wellhead Pumpers

8.78

Motorcycle Mechanics

7.78

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

6.69

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

5.16

Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines

4.68
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Carson City, NV, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

22.81

Forest and Conservation Technicians

22.53

Gaming Cage Workers

14.48

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

12.68

First-Line Supervisors of Gaming Workers

8.02

Gaming Dealers

4.65

Budget Analysts

4.47

Environmental Engineers

4.39

Correctional Officers and Jailers

4.31

Civil Engineers

4.18
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Carbondale-Marion, IL, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary

5.52

Social Workers, All Other

4.65

Family and General Practitioners

4.52

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School

4.17

Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other

3.60

Physician Assistants

3.19

Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers

2.98

Production Workers, All Other

2.88

Legislators

2.52

Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria

2.51
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

8.98

Radio and Television Announcers

4.61

Phlebotomists

4.22

Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.06

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

3.51

Healthcare Social Workers

3.35

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.19

Dietitians and Nutritionists

2.88

Community Health Workers

2.71

Highway Maintenance Workers

2.66
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers

8.20

Roofers

7.17

Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters

5.91

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.59

Athletes and Sports Competitors

5.45

Glaziers

5.10

Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other

4.21

Avionics Technicians

4.19

Skincare Specialists

4.15

Baggage Porters and Bellhops

4.07
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Canton-Massillon, OH, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Telemarketers

7.92

Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

7.18

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

4.76

Occupational Therapy Assistants

4.72

Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders

4.70

Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.35

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

4.04

Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health

3.62

Physical Therapist Assistants

3.57

Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.54
Occupations with the highest location quotient in California-Lexington Park, MD, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Aerospace Engineers

46.25

Computer and Information Research Scientists

34.28

Electro-Mechanical Technicians

33.53

Computer Hardware Engineers

24.10

Operations Research Analysts

22.21

Logisticians

22.08

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

18.99

Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians

17.43

Engineers, All Other

15.87

Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians

14.43
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Burlington, NC, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

65.03

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

44.78

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

37.61

Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

22.47

Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians

11.86

Phlebotomists

10.31

Maintenance Workers, Machinery

5.83

Sewing Machine Operators

4.65

Helpers--Electricians

4.57

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.14
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Word Processors and Typists

7.95

Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other

5.21

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

4.18

Music Directors and Composers

3.66

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

3.59

Bill and Account Collectors

3.30

Musicians and Singers

3.16

Clergy

3.09

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

2.89

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

2.69
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Brunswick, GA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

14.99

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

6.18

Compliance Officers

6.14

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

5.12

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

3.92

Pest Control Workers

3.91

Lodging Managers

3.61

Financial Clerks, All Other

3.56

Phlebotomists

3.25

Millwrights

3.01
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Brownsville-Harlingen, TX, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

7.79

Personal Care Aides

7.18

Home Health Aides

5.31

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.53

Gaming Service Workers, All Other

4.31

Social and Human Service Assistants

3.13

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School

2.95

Compliance Officers

2.89

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

2.66

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education

2.57
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Bremerton-Silverdale, WA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic

91.19

Riggers

47.18

Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other

20.53

Marine Engineers and Naval Architects

19.40

Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other

13.38

Insulation Workers, Mechanical

12.28

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

9.54

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment

7.53

Painters, Construction and Maintenance

5.88

Sheet Metal Workers

5.05
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Bowling Green, KY, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.44

Production Workers, All Other

5.91

Radio and Television Announcers

5.26

Tool and Die Makers

4.63

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

4.42

Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators

4.26

Tour and Travel Guides

3.75

Industrial Engineering Technicians

3.73

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

3.47

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

3.33
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Boulder, CO, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Physicists

35.47

Computer Hardware Engineers

13.58

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

13.36

Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians

10.57

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

9.81

Biochemists and Biophysicists

8.69

Biomedical Engineers

8.34

Aerospace Engineers

8.14

Hydrologists

6.51

Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary

6.25
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Boise City, ID, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Hydrologists

9.60

Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians

6.47

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

6.41

Forest and Conservation Technicians

6.29

Nurse Anesthetists

5.91

Cooks, Fast Food

4.10

Bicycle Repairers

4.01

Glaziers

3.96

Music Directors and Composers

3.55

Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers

3.49
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Sewing Machine Operators

9.08

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

5.48

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.69

Respiratory Therapists

4.28

Registered Nurses

3.47

Pharmacists

3.23

Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs

3.03

Brickmasons and Blockmasons

3.01

Highway Maintenance Workers

2.96

Dietitians and Nutritionists

2.93
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Bloomington, IN, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

8.89

Cooks, All Other

5.34

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.05

Library Assistants, Clerical

3.69

Biological Scientists, All Other

3.19

Computer Programmers

3.04

Financial Specialists, All Other

2.83

Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity

2.77

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

2.64

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

2.55
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Bloomington, IL, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

9.98

Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

7.53

Education Teachers, Postsecondary

5.36

Agricultural Equipment Operators

4.52

Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists

3.99

Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary

3.72

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

3.65

Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners

2.96

Bill and Account Collectors

2.84

Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary

2.84
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

13.39

Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary

9.50

Electrical, Electronic, and Electromechanical Assemblers, Except Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

5.60

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers

4.88

Automotive Body and Related Repairers

4.68

Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers

4.42

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

3.44

Funeral Attendants

3.24

Industrial Engineering Technicians

3.12

Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

2.97
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Bismarck, ND, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Anthropologists and Archeologists

17.51

Counselors, All Other

10.78

Agricultural Inspectors

9.61

Legislators

8.54

Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers

7.62

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

7.17

Gaming Dealers

6.78

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

5.42

Social and Community Service Managers

4.74

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.44
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Birmingham-Hoover, AL, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic

10.74

Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic

9.39

Power Distributors and Dispatchers

6.39

Loading Machine Operators, Underground Mining

5.85

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

5.67

Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers

4.65

Pipelayers

4.14

Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

3.79

Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders

3.61

Gas Plant Operators

3.25
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Binghamton, NY, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Special Education Teachers, Preschool

9.10

Legislators

5.93

Word Processors and Typists

5.43

Highway Maintenance Workers

4.36

Animal Control Workers

4.28

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

3.85

Electrical, Electronic, and Electromechanical Assemblers, Except Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

3.66

Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians

3.65

Healthcare Support Workers, All Other

3.42

Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary

3.41
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Billings, MT, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

16.75

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

11.95

Boilermakers

8.62

Music Directors and Composers

8.05

Petroleum Engineers

6.93

Electrical and Electronics Drafters

6.34

Transportation Workers, All Other

5.67

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

5.57

Forest and Conservation Technicians

5.24

Plant and System Operators, All Other

4.79
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Bend-Redmond, OR, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

14.54

Real Estate Brokers

8.18

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

8.00

Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall

7.58

Conservation Scientists

7.05

Music Directors and Composers

6.61

Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other

6.58

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

6.49

Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.85

Clergy

5.58
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Bellingham, WA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Workers, All Other

20.65

Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary

13.97

Tapers

9.16

Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

7.33

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.91

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education

5.20

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

4.54

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

4.30

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

3.93

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

3.80
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Beckley, WV, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

43.65

Meter Readers, Utilities

9.91

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

8.07

Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health

5.98

Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines

5.26

Occupational Health and Safety Specialists

4.42

Funeral Attendants

4.11

Postal Service Clerks

3.94

Counselors, All Other

3.90

Correctional Officers and Jailers

3.73
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Boilermakers

50.68

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

38.03

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

19.91

Chemical Engineers

16.61

Pile-Driver Operators

12.79

Chemical Plant and System Operators

12.01

Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall

8.93

Chemical Technicians

8.71

Helpers--Carpenters

8.31

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

6.41
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Bay City, MI, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

4.09

Clergy

3.87

Occupational Therapists

3.79

Health Educators

3.48

Rehabilitation Counselors

3.33

Child, Family, and School Social Workers

3.26

Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.15

Home Health Aides

3.09

Roofers

3.06

Physical Therapist Assistants

2.95
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Battle Creek, MI, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers

6.11

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

5.70

Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.90

Machinists

3.46

Community Health Workers

3.31

Social Workers, All Other

3.27

Tool and Die Makers

2.94

Fundraisers

2.79

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

2.74

Industrial Production Managers

2.70
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Baton Rouge, LA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Insulation Workers, Mechanical

25.70

Chemical Plant and System Operators

23.72

Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other

22.17

Pile-Driver Operators

17.57

Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers

16.20

Riggers

12.62

Survey Researchers

10.26

Drafters, All Other

10.17

Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall

9.72

Helpers--Carpenters

9.13
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Terrazzo Workers and Finishers

8.17

Therapists, All Other

7.13

Geographers

5.36

Physicists

5.35

Correspondence Clerks

4.76

Shampooers

4.75

Computer and Information Research Scientists

4.05

Education Administrators, All Other

4.04

Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other

3.83

Hoist and Winch Operators

3.76
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Bakersfield, CA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

61.98

Agricultural Workers, All Other

29.72

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

22.88

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

19.04

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

16.77

Wind Turbine Service Technicians

16.66

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

15.21

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

15.11

Extraction Workers, All Other

14.76

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

13.91
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Austin-Round Rock, TX, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Semiconductor Processors

8.13

Geographers

8.06

Multimedia Artists and Animators

6.13

Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

5.78

Materials Scientists

5.25

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products

4.50

Rock Splitters, Quarry

4.22

Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians

3.42

Statistical Assistants

3.24

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

3.18
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Nuclear Technicians

14.04

Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers

11.35

Occupational Health and Safety Technicians

7.93

Chemical Engineers

6.91

Occupational Health and Safety Specialists

6.44

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

6.20

Environmental Engineering Technicians

6.04

Social Science Research Assistants

5.40

Plant and System Operators, All Other

5.39

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.83
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Auburn-Opelika, AL, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

7.71

Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary

6.36

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.88

Veterinary Technologists and Technicians

4.50

Helpers--Production Workers

3.58

Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other

3.55

Maintenance Workers, Machinery

3.01

Tire Repairers and Changers

3.01

Bus Drivers, School or Special Client

2.94

Veterinarians

2.92
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming Dealers

43.87

Gaming Managers

38.19

First-Line Supervisors of Gaming Workers

26.47

Media and Communication Workers, All Other

14.61

Audio and Video Equipment Technicians

13.14

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

9.61

Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other

8.75

Computer and Information Research Scientists

8.36

Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers

6.47

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

5.59
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other

8.69

Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance

5.47

Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers

4.49

Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors

4.22

Tire Builders

3.93

Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists

3.74

Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other

3.47

Insurance Underwriters

2.96

Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture

2.85

Avionics Technicians

2.69
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Athens-Clarke County, GA, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Rock Splitters, Quarry

34.89

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

23.85

Animal Scientists

23.04

Foresters

11.64

Biological Technicians

10.68

Biological Scientists, All Other

10.59

Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other

9.54

Microbiologists

7.27

Database Administrators

5.03

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

4.58
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Asheville, NC, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Nurse Anesthetists

5.55

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.38

Tour and Travel Guides

5.35

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.84

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary

4.49

Funeral Attendants

4.24

Pediatricians, General

4.00

Helpers--Electricians

3.67

Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

3.62

Massage Therapists

3.61
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Arecibo, PR, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Sewing Machine Operators

22.70

Pharmacy Aides

22.58

Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors

8.64

Industrial Engineering Technicians

8.44

Word Processors and Typists

7.82

Teachers and Instructors, All Other, Except Substitute Teachers

4.98

Tool and Die Makers

4.89

Graduate Teaching Assistants

4.71

Butchers and Meat Cutters

3.97

Parts Salespersons

3.54
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Appleton, WI, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

17.59

Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders

9.78

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

8.80

Actuaries

7.65

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

7.33

Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.61

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

5.33

Carpet Installers

5.17

Food Batchmakers

4.97

Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.88
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

9.66

Helpers--Production Workers

9.57

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

8.63

Pipelayers

7.71

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

7.57

Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.89

Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other

6.04

Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.63

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.23

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.08
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Ann Arbor, MI, May 2018
Occupation Location Quotient

Graduate Teaching Assistants

42.08