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Charts of the areas with the highest location quotient for each occupation, May 2018


Areas with the highest location quotient for Material Moving Workers, All Other, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Northwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

18.61

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

11.51

Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

8.75

Modesto, CA

6.53

Bakersfield, CA

5.82

Yuba City, CA

5.73

Pueblo, CO

5.22

Stockton-Lodi, CA

5.17

Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA

4.86

Northeastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

4.63
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

49.52

Mobile, AL

42.13

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

23.97

Western Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

19.52

Midland, TX

13.58

Greeley, CO

7.82

South Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

6.62

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

6.62

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

5.70

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

5.03
Areas with the highest location quotient for Mine Shuttle Car Operators, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

334.54

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

119.54

Wheeling, WV-OH

109.08

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

95.84

Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

62.22

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

59.03

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

31.33
Areas with the highest location quotient for Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Arecibo, PR

8.64

Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL

4.83

Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

4.77

Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.84

Northeast South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.61

Guayama, PR

3.54

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

3.29

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.26

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

3.02

Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

3.02
Areas with the highest location quotient for Wellhead Pumpers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Midland, TX

96.96

Odessa, TX

39.96

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

39.92

Greeley, CO

37.97

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

34.32

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

30.11

Border Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

29.79

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

27.43

Coastal Plains Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

19.74

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

18.55
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

51.68

Grand Junction, CO

40.37

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

30.44

Portsmouth, NH-ME

22.83

Midland, TX

20.70

Greeley, CO

16.60

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

15.21

Longview, TX

14.13

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

12.28

Odessa, TX

11.59
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

82.44

Northern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

51.08

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

36.25

Charleston, WV

17.52

Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

14.18

Oklahoma City, OK

9.37

Pittsburgh, PA

7.35

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

3.48

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

3.03

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD

2.44
Areas with the highest location quotient for Packers and Packagers, Hand, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Wenatchee, WA

9.10

Yakima, WA

5.45

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

4.34

New Bedford, MA

4.26

Merced, CA

4.17

Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

3.68

El Centro, CA

3.51

Madera, CA

3.29

Rocky Mount, NC

3.06

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

3.02
Areas with the highest location quotient for Machine Feeders and Offbearers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

15.03

Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

13.16

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

12.59

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

9.43

Yakima, WA

9.28

North Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

8.38

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

7.96

Northeast South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

7.69

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

7.65

Cleveland, TN

7.37
Areas with the highest location quotient for Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA

3.58

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

3.20

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

2.74

Dalton, GA

2.52

Lebanon, PA

2.50

Stockton-Lodi, CA

2.46

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA

2.43

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN

2.39

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

2.20

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

2.20
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

3.15

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

3.01

Pine Bluff, AR

2.97

Sherman-Denison, TX

2.51

Amarillo, TX

2.48

Grand Island, NE

2.28

Lima, OH

2.22

Merced, CA

2.19

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

2.15

Enid, OK

2.14
Areas with the highest location quotient for Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

6.62

Danville, IL

6.04

Albany, OR

5.77

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

4.44

Stockton-Lodi, CA

4.07

East Stroudsburg, PA

4.01

Dover, DE

3.97

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

3.80

Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

3.80

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

3.80
Areas with the highest location quotient for Hoist and Winch Operators, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

17.06

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

9.97

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

3.76

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

2.31

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

0.73

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

0.70

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

0.23

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

0.18
Areas with the highest location quotient for Loading Machine Operators, Underground Mining, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

5.85
Areas with the highest location quotient for Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Eastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

13.19

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

12.22

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

8.61

Beckley, WV

8.07

Western Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

7.99

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

7.12

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

7.00

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

6.81

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

6.67

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

6.36
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dredge Operators, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

South Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

24.04

Tulsa, OK

10.03

Kansas City, MO-KS

5.89

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

2.82
Areas with the highest location quotient for Crane and Tower Operators, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

11.36

Corpus Christi, TX

8.30

Mobile, AL

7.37

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

7.02

Baton Rouge, LA

6.98

Owensboro, KY

6.56

Decatur, AL

5.39

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

5.28

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.93

Kankakee, IL

4.22
Areas with the highest location quotient for Conveyor Operators and Tenders, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Enid, OK

38.00

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

24.02

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

14.13

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

12.17

South Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

12.12

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

11.74

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

11.63

Wheeling, WV-OH

10.97

Kansas nonmetropolitan area

10.95

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

10.24
Areas with the highest location quotient for Transportation Workers, All Other, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Anchorage, AK

16.04

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

9.33

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

6.43

Billings, MT

5.67

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

4.77

Urban Honolulu, HI

4.43

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

4.38

Baton Rouge, LA

4.29

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

4.19

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

3.95
Areas with the highest location quotient for Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

34.37

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

11.87

Urban Honolulu, HI

6.06

Provo-Orem, UT

3.57

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

3.15

Salt Lake City, UT

3.10

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

2.66

Dayton, OH

1.84

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

1.78

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

1.74
Areas with the highest location quotient for Transportation Inspectors, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

11.51

Springfield, IL

3.96

Anchorage, AK

3.69

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.56

Lancaster, PA

3.07

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

2.81

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

2.52

Laredo, TX

2.38

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

2.11

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

2.00
Areas with the highest location quotient for Traffic Technicians, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA

5.50

Chattanooga, TN-GA

5.30

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

5.05

Albuquerque, NM

4.66

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

4.37

Knoxville, TN

3.32

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

3.29

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC

2.95

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

2.23

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

2.15
Areas with the highest location quotient for Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

8.29

Medford, OR

8.10

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

7.56

Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

6.23

Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

5.67

Eugene, OR

5.30

Albany, OR

5.20

Ocean City, NJ

5.06

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

4.43

Leominster-Gardner, MA

4.13
Areas with the highest location quotient for Parking Lot Attendants, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

3.52

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

3.51

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

3.14

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

3.04

Urban Honolulu, HI

3.03

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

2.69

Springfield, MA-CT

2.64

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

2.39

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

2.12

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

2.06
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bridge and Lock Tenders, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

63.24

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

29.20

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

15.04

Western Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

14.33

Lake Charles, LA

13.78

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

10.63

West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

10.29

Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL

9.99

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

7.05

Baton Rouge, LA

5.65
Areas with the highest location quotient for Ship Engineers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

50.03

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

30.04

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

29.48

Jacksonville, FL

16.23

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

7.89

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

7.18

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

3.03

Savannah, GA

2.93

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY

2.44

Charleston-North Charleston, SC

2.22
Areas with the highest location quotient for Motorboat Operators, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

29.23

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

4.05

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

3.91

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

3.28

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

0.77
Areas with the highest location quotient for Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

98.08

Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

26.29

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

23.31

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

20.34

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

17.20

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

13.82

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

11.56

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

9.96

Lafayette, LA

9.87

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

9.21
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sailors and Marine Oilers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

109.17

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

26.82

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

24.73

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

21.06

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

20.61

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

13.00

Ocean City, NJ

10.56

Lafayette, LA

10.36

Lake Charles, LA

8.10

Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

5.52
Areas with the highest location quotient for Rail Transportation Workers, All Other, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

0.86
Areas with the highest location quotient for Subway and Streetcar Operators, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

5.95

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

1.06

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD

0.37
Areas with the highest location quotient for Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

1.34

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

1.05

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

0.70
Areas with the highest location quotient for Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Baton Rouge, LA

4.59

Montgomery, AL

3.17

Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

1.93

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

0.90

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

0.68

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

0.24
Areas with the highest location quotient for Rail Yard Engineers, Dinkey Operators, and Hostlers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

10.84

Salt Lake City, UT

1.36

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

1.08

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD

0.80

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

0.72

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

0.71

St. Louis, MO-IL

0.56
Areas with the highest location quotient for Locomotive Engineers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

0.78

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

0.75

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

0.58

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

0.05
Areas with the highest location quotient for Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Wheeling, WV-OH

9.68

Grants Pass, OR

7.75

Wilmington, NC

6.11

San Angelo, TX

5.25

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

4.88

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

4.55

Fort Wayne, IN

4.37

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA

4.17

Medford, OR

4.15

Jacksonville, NC

3.80
Areas with the highest location quotient for Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

5.87

Leominster-Gardner, MA

5.17

Johnstown, PA

3.83

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

3.51

Pittsfield, MA

3.44

Tucson, AZ

3.42

Western Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

3.13

Eastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

3.00

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

2.79

Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

2.76
Areas with the highest location quotient for Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Lancaster, PA

2.42

Kankakee, IL

2.16

Muskegon, MI

2.14

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

2.13

Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area

2.04

Beckley, WV

2.02

Great Falls, MT

2.01

Dothan, AL

2.01

East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

1.97

Redding, CA

1.94
Areas with the highest location quotient for Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Joplin, MO

4.36

Odessa, TX

3.70

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

3.68

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

3.54

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.31

Midland, TX

3.29

Staunton-Waynesboro, VA

3.19

Laredo, TX

3.00

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

2.88

Cedar Rapids, IA

2.85
Areas with the highest location quotient for Driver/Sales Workers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Jacksonville, NC

4.80

Staunton-Waynesboro, VA

3.52

Cheyenne, WY

3.47

Colorado Springs, CO

2.96

Missoula, MT

2.81

Beckley, WV

2.74

Sebring, FL

2.68

Dalton, GA

2.61

Southern Ohio non-metropolitan area

2.58

York-Hanover, PA

2.57
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bus Drivers, School or Special Client, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Lebanon, PA

3.86

Gettysburg, PA

3.39

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

3.37

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.25

Central East New York nonmetropolitan area

3.13

Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

3.04

Kingston, NY

2.95

Auburn-Opelika, AL

2.94

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

2.86

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

2.85
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Urban Honolulu, HI

3.79

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

3.59

Pocatello, ID

3.12

Corpus Christi, TX

3.11

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

2.89

Bloomington, IN

2.77

Western Washington nonmetropolitan area

2.70

Mankato-North Mankato, MN

2.64

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

2.55

Ames, IA

2.45
Areas with the highest location quotient for Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

17.02

Northwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

13.38

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

8.33

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

7.55

Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area

6.77

Gainesville, GA

6.64

Morgantown, WV

5.50

Eastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

4.46

Northeastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

4.40

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

4.16
Areas with the highest location quotient for Flight Attendants, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

3.71

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

3.34

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

3.23

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

3.13

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

2.80

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

2.59

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

2.54

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

2.52

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

2.39

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

2.06
Areas with the highest location quotient for Airfield Operations Specialists, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Fairbanks, AK

20.35

Urban Honolulu, HI

7.70

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

6.50

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

5.22

Anchorage, AK

3.77

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

3.60

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

2.34

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA

2.19

Kansas nonmetropolitan area

1.97

Salt Lake City, UT

1.96
Areas with the highest location quotient for Air Traffic Controllers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Panama City, FL

12.70

Anchorage, AK

10.06

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

7.58

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

4.85

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

4.42

Jacksonville, FL

3.91

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

3.35

Kansas City, MO-KS

2.48

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

2.10

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

1.97
Areas with the highest location quotient for Commercial Pilots, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

28.50

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

14.41

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

11.13

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

8.68

Savannah, GA

8.63

Anchorage, AK

8.39

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

6.79

Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

6.65

Pueblo, CO

6.63

Flagstaff, AZ

6.41
Areas with the highest location quotient for Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Anchorage, AK

16.98

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

4.49

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

3.61

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

3.20

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

2.76

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

2.73

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

2.50

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

2.47

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

2.33

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

2.20
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material Moving Workers, Except Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

2.71

Stockton-Lodi, CA

2.44

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

2.31

Laredo, TX

2.22

Lebanon, PA

2.15

Enid, OK

2.15

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

2.14

Monroe, MI

2.12

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA

2.10

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA

2.10
Areas with the highest location quotient for Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN

16.39

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

5.37

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

4.22

St. Louis, MO-IL

3.46

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

2.44

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

1.86

Urban Honolulu, HI

1.83

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

1.77

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

1.69

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN

1.59
Areas with the highest location quotient for Transportation and Material Moving Occupations, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA

2.09

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

2.07

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

1.95

Dalton, GA

1.94

Stockton-Lodi, CA

1.90

Lebanon, PA

1.85

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA

1.67

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

1.64

Danville, IL

1.63

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

1.62
Areas with the highest location quotient for Production Workers, All Other, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Mayag「ez, PR

10.63

Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL

9.20

Cleveland, TN

7.95

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

7.28

Bowling Green, KY

5.91

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

5.64

Kankakee, IL

5.48

Albany, OR

5.43

West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

5.41

Lynchburg, VA

5.14
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Production Workers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

10.58

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

9.57

Walla Walla, WA

7.79

Fort Smith, AR-OK

7.74

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA

5.85

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

5.81

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

5.76

Michigan City-La Porte, IN

5.57

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

5.17

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

5.10
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tire Builders, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

14.51

Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

7.11

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

3.93

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

3.20

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

1.64

Canton-Massillon, OH

1.44

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD

0.18
Areas with the highest location quotient for Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

27.92

Longview, WA

16.93

Green Bay, WI

16.15

Northwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

15.65

Owensboro, KY

15.45

Altoona, PA

13.03

Gettysburg, PA

12.56

Walla Walla, WA

11.92

Wausau, WI

11.86

Northeastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

11.27
Areas with the highest location quotient for Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

8.98

North Northeastern Ohio non-metropolitan area (non-contiguous)

8.13

Altoona, PA

7.46

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

7.29

Wenatchee, WA

6.91

Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area

5.77

Dubuque, IA

5.33

Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

5.10

Springfield, MO

4.95

Logan, UT-ID

4.86
Areas with the highest location quotient for Etchers and Engravers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

12.10

Hill Country Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

7.17

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

5.65

Cleveland-Elyria, OH

5.33

Springfield, MA-CT

5.29

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

5.13

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

3.28

Reno, NV

3.08

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

2.48

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

1.90
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

77.76

Rochester, MN

26.75

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

22.30

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

21.30

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

20.89

Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

15.78

South Georgia nonmetropolitan area

12.32

Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area

10.07

Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area

9.39

Merced, CA

8.96
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

20.40

Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

17.02

Logan, UT-ID

13.66

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

12.29

North Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

8.36

Northeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

6.15

East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

5.74

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

5.66

Waterbury, CT

5.46

Merced, CA

4.97
Areas with the highest location quotient for Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

19.06

Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA

16.80

Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

16.67

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

15.36

Tulsa, OK

13.20

Medford, OR

10.34

Eugene, OR

10.00

Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

5.04

Fort Smith, AR-OK

5.04

Wichita, KS

5.02
Areas with the highest location quotient for Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Cleveland, TN

17.60

Mansfield, OH

16.95

Bowling Green, KY

4.26

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA

4.19

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA

3.92

Oklahoma City, OK

3.01

Jacksonville, FL

2.76

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

2.74

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

2.54

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

2.47
Areas with the highest location quotient for Semiconductor Processors, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

23.69

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

18.84

Colorado Springs, CO

11.70

Austin-Round Rock, TX

8.13

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

7.85

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

5.36

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

2.23

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

1.65

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

1.32

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

0.59
Areas with the highest location quotient for Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Joplin, MO

13.99

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

10.20

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

8.96

Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area

5.21

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

4.98

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.84

Springfield, MA-CT

4.69

Waco, TX

4.56

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

4.55

Northeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

3.84
Areas with the highest location quotient for Painters, Transportation Equipment, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Texarkana, TX-AR

11.38

Grand Junction, CO

5.30

Warner Robins, GA

4.76

Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area

4.19

Lafayette, LA

3.90

St. Cloud, MN

3.83

Springfield, OH

3.79

Logan, UT-ID

3.79

North Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

3.48

Longview, TX

3.40
Areas with the highest location quotient for Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

8.81

Western Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

8.46

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

8.28

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

7.96

Wausau, WI

7.02

Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

6.10

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.81

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

5.72

Columbus, IN

5.56

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

5.36
Areas with the highest location quotient for Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

San German, PR

7.33

Sheboygan, WI

6.88

Yakima, WA

5.86

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

5.74

Logan, UT-ID

5.62

St. Joseph, MO-KS

5.53

Southeast-Central Idaho nonmetropolitan area

5.43

Guayama, PR

5.41

Fond du Lac, WI

5.26

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

5.17
Areas with the highest location quotient for Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

St. Cloud, MN

28.68

Bloomington, IL

9.98

Rochester, NY

6.46

Syracuse, NY

4.13

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

3.86

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

3.73

Jacksonville, FL

3.47

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

3.19

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

3.00

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

2.82
Areas with the highest location quotient for Medical Appliance Technicians, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

9.94

Jackson, MS

5.81

Morgantown, WV

5.47

Salt Lake City, UT

5.33

Lansing-East Lansing, MI

4.02

Central East New York nonmetropolitan area

3.00

Anchorage, AK

3.00

Gainesville, FL

2.50

Columbus, OH

2.37

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

2.32
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dental Laboratory Technicians, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Gainesville, GA

9.72

Huntsville, AL

9.24

North Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

8.10

Racine, WI

5.72

Coeur d'Alene, ID

5.51

Manchester, NH

4.42

Idaho Falls, ID

4.13

Cedar Rapids, IA

3.93

Terre Haute, IN

3.89

Green Bay, WI

3.79
Areas with the highest location quotient for Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

7.14

Northern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

6.30

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.96

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

4.00

Santa Fe, NM

3.87

Urban Honolulu, HI

2.86

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

2.78

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

2.68

Fargo, ND-MN

2.57

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

2.26
Areas with the highest location quotient for Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Columbus, IN

5.48

Morristown, TN

4.10

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

4.07

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

3.88

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.76

Dalton, GA

3.67

Northeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

3.54

Kankakee, IL

3.17

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

3.15

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

3.13
Areas with the highest location quotient for Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Duluth, MN-WI

32.44

Western Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

21.84

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

15.88

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

15.65

Elmira, NY

14.39

Morristown, TN

13.88

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

10.99

North Florida nonmetropolitan area

9.43

Northwestern Idaho nonmetropolitan area

8.69

Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

8.60
Areas with the highest location quotient for Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

16.89

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

14.59

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

14.49

Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

13.35

Muskegon, MI

12.67

Dover-Durham, NH-ME

10.50

Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area

9.64

Michigan City-La Porte, IN

8.04

Northeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

7.80

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

6.84
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

9.59

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

9.06

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

8.30

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

7.31

Wausau, WI

6.69

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

6.68

Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

6.46

East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

5.70

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

5.49

Gettysburg, PA

5.18
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cutters and Trimmers, Hand, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

86.59

Dalton, GA

45.16

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

23.18

Northwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

15.40

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

14.82

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

11.22

Greensboro-High Point, NC

8.02

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

6.42

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

4.19

Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area

3.83
Areas with the highest location quotient for Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Pine Bluff, AR

5.62

Rocky Mount, NC

5.24

Ames, IA

5.01

Michigan City-La Porte, IN

4.82

Dalton, GA

4.76

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

4.69

Western Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

4.30

Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

4.19

Appleton, WI

4.10

Joplin, MO

4.09
Areas with the highest location quotient for Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

6.86

Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

6.38

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

4.80

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

4.73

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

4.47

Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

4.27

Northeastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

4.22

Modesto, CA

4.20

Sherman-Denison, TX

4.17

Jackson, MI

4.17
Areas with the highest location quotient for Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

9.85

East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

9.18

St. Cloud, MN

7.28

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

7.16

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

6.36

Jonesboro, AR

6.15

Hill Country Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

6.14

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

6.13

North Valley-Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

6.13

Waco, TX

5.80
Areas with the highest location quotient for Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Napa, CA

60.85

Santa Rosa, CA

17.16

Kankakee, IL

11.40

Merced, CA

11.26

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA

10.56

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

9.24

St. Joseph, MO-KS

9.23

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

8.29

Greeley, CO

7.47

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

7.45
Areas with the highest location quotient for Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

19.91

Decatur, AL

17.09

Southern Ohio non-metropolitan area

8.66

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

8.43

Evansville, IN-KY

7.93

Greenville, NC

7.54

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

7.06

Southeast-Central Idaho nonmetropolitan area

6.98

Lima, OH

6.88

Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

6.54
Areas with the highest location quotient for Plant and System Operators, All Other, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

28.56

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

27.24

Alexandria, LA

15.56

East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

14.44

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

13.75

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

12.20

Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

9.62

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

9.28

Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

6.66

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

6.34
Areas with the highest location quotient for Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

38.03

Farmington, NM

25.59

Eastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

19.93

Corpus Christi, TX

19.34

Lake Charles, LA

17.05

Billings, MT

16.75

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

15.29

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

15.26

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

12.68

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

11.58
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gas Plant Operators, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

40.93

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

26.18

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

17.11

Northern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

12.65

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

11.81

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

9.46

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

8.34

Kansas nonmetropolitan area

8.24

Eastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

8.16

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

8.07
Areas with the highest location quotient for Chemical Plant and System Operators, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Lake Charles, LA

51.98

Baton Rouge, LA

23.72

Mobile, AL

17.69

Lima, OH

13.52

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

13.34

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

12.01

Northeast South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

9.89

Spartanburg, SC

7.08

Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

6.99

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

5.89
Areas with the highest location quotient for Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

North Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

6.58

Hinesville, GA

6.39

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC

6.20

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

6.18

Danville, IL

5.68

Northwestern Idaho nonmetropolitan area

4.99

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

4.75

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

4.63

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

4.39

Corpus Christi, TX

4.23
Areas with the highest location quotient for Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Lewiston, ID-WA

9.21

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

6.80

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

5.59

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

5.48

Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

5.47

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

5.47

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

4.40

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

4.37

Rochester, MN

4.19

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

3.75
Areas with the highest location quotient for Power Plant Operators, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

17.44

Farmington, NM

13.70

Eastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

9.47

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

7.89

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

7.71

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

7.30

Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

7.25

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

7.04

Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

6.89

Wheeling, WV-OH

6.61
Areas with the highest location quotient for Power Distributors and Dispatchers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Farmington, NM

30.76

Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

13.16

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

11.89

Akron, OH

8.98

Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

8.41

Worcester, MA-CT

7.17

Duluth, MN-WI

6.96

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

6.39

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR

5.16

Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

5.11
Areas with the highest location quotient for Nuclear Power Reactor Operators, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area

6.76

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

0.90
Areas with the highest location quotient for Woodworkers, All Other, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

40.21

Big Thicket Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

32.85

North Valley-Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

21.48

West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

18.20

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

17.82

Medford, OR

15.75

Eugene, OR

14.26

Montgomery, AL

11.98

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

11.98

Salem, OR

6.54
Areas with the highest location quotient for Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Northwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

27.84

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

14.24

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

12.83

Western Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

11.86

Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

11.34

Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

10.67

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

10.55

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

9.40

Western Washington nonmetropolitan area

9.24

Northwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

9.14
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

41.02

Northwestern Idaho nonmetropolitan area

26.27

Western Washington nonmetropolitan area

20.05

Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

14.92

Tuscaloosa, AL

13.95

Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area

13.85

Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

13.69

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

13.56

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

12.72

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

12.54
Areas with the highest location quotient for Furniture Finishers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

31.85

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

26.42

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

20.54

Leominster-Gardner, MA

10.80

Southern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

10.80

North Northeastern Ohio non-metropolitan area (non-contiguous)

8.31

Lebanon, PA

7.24

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

6.55

Greensboro-High Point, NC

5.96

Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

5.93
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

9.83

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

8.19

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

5.59

Southern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

5.41

North Northeastern Ohio non-metropolitan area (non-contiguous)

5.29

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

4.90

Lancaster, PA

4.88

St. Cloud, MN

4.81

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

4.62

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

4.48
Areas with the highest location quotient for Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

89.11

Burlington, NC

44.78

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

17.72

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

15.44

Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

15.22

Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

9.52

New Bedford, MA

9.10

Greensboro-High Point, NC

5.34

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

4.41

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

3.53
Areas with the highest location quotient for Upholsterers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

105.59

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

64.30

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

26.44

Greensboro-High Point, NC

23.30

Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

8.93

Morristown, TN

8.27

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

6.56

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA

4.81

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

4.36

Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area

3.44
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

81.35

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

20.31

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

6.12

Greensboro-High Point, NC

4.36

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

3.38

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

2.25

St. Louis, MO-IL

1.03

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

0.76

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

0.66

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

0.42
Areas with the highest location quotient for Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

103.58

Columbia, SC

14.70

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

14.02

Spartanburg, SC

13.08

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC

11.35

Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area

11.24

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

10.61

Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

9.98

Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC

5.24

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

2.63
Areas with the highest location quotient for Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

359.08

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

86.64

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

29.07

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

24.05

Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area

23.69

Burlington, NC

22.47

Spartanburg, SC

22.36

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

18.97

Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

18.62

Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

17.65
Areas with the highest location quotient for Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

119.40

Burlington, NC

37.61

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

36.79

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

31.22

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

29.16

Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC

28.42

Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

26.75

Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area

24.16

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

20.96

Chattanooga, TN-GA

20.13
Areas with the highest location quotient for Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

77.63

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

29.47

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

26.59

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

26.00

Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area

11.45

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

8.46

Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area

8.45

Greensboro-High Point, NC

7.86

Spartanburg, SC

7.76

Dothan, AL

6.75
Areas with the highest location quotient for Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

112.32

Burlington, NC

65.03

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

54.66

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

48.58

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

43.63

New Bedford, MA

27.18

Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area

24.33

Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

20.51

Greensboro-High Point, NC

19.45

Spartanburg, SC

14.12
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Flint, MI

1.91

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

1.87

Pittsburgh, PA

1.76

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

1.74

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

1.73

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

1.62

Austin-Round Rock, TX

1.50

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

1.45

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN

1.32

Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA

1.25
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sewers, Hand, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Salt Lake City, UT

7.54

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

4.99

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

1.88

St. Louis, MO-IL

1.17

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

1.00

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN

0.89

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

0.71

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD

0.32
Areas with the highest location quotient for Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

74.27

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

1.14

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

0.47
Areas with the highest location quotient for Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Corvallis, OR

14.01

Coastal Plains Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

11.13

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

9.20

North Northeastern Ohio non-metropolitan area (non-contiguous)

8.03

Springfield, MO

5.18

Lancaster, PA

4.49

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

3.09

Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

2.98

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

1.86

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

1.66
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sewing Machine Operators, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

San German, PR

43.97

Arecibo, PR

22.70

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

19.94

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

16.12

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

14.73

Dalton, GA

11.73

New Bedford, MA

9.67

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

9.34

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

9.08

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

6.08
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Albany, GA

6.16

Gainesville, GA

5.42

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

5.29

Northern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

3.64

Mobile, AL

3.57

Burlington, NC

3.20

Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA

3.13

Decatur, AL

3.04

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

3.02

Valdosta, GA

3.01
Areas with the highest location quotient for Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

3.99

New Bedford, MA

2.69

Gadsden, AL

2.59

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

2.56

Rapid City, SD

2.49

Northeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

2.46

Hot Springs, AR

2.37

Enid, OK

2.34

Morgantown, WV

2.33

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

2.30
Areas with the highest location quotient for Print Binding and Finishing Workers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

15.43

Lancaster, PA

7.58

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

6.08

Green Bay, WI

5.79

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

5.56

Dalton, GA

5.53

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

5.27

St. Cloud, MN

5.07

York-Hanover, PA

4.25

Lynchburg, VA

3.80
Areas with the highest location quotient for Printing Press Operators, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

9.59

Lawrence, KS

9.49

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

8.42

Mankato-North Mankato, MN

6.41

Appleton, WI

4.72

Racine, WI

3.74

Green Bay, WI

3.48

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN

3.35

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

3.19

Reading, PA

3.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for Prepress Technicians and Workers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Ames, IA

9.21

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

7.09

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

6.16

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN

5.83

Leominster-Gardner, MA

5.31

Lebanon, PA

4.18

Appleton, WI

4.09

Green Bay, WI

3.99

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

3.84

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

3.83
Areas with the highest location quotient for Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Morristown, TN

24.15

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

11.46

St. Joseph, MO-KS

11.33

Muskegon, MI

8.51

West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

7.92

Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

6.85

West Central-Southwest New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

6.82

Knoxville, TN

6.68

Evansville, IN-KY

3.80

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA

3.47
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area

21.23

Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

17.21

Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

16.81

Northwestern Idaho nonmetropolitan area

12.81

Eugene, OR

12.33

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

9.95

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

9.47

Tuscaloosa, AL

8.51

Western Washington nonmetropolitan area

7.57

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

6.90
Areas with the highest location quotient for Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Columbus, IN

11.74

Jackson, MI

10.65

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

9.66

Waterbury, CT

9.31

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

9.14

Elmira, NY

8.07

Muskegon, MI

7.25

Northeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

6.35

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

6.28

Northern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

5.94
Areas with the highest location quotient for Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

91.19

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

13.86

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

11.49

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

10.63

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

9.39

Mobile, AL

8.78

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

4.26

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

2.87

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

1.30

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

1.15
Areas with the highest location quotient for Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Muskegon, MI

27.58

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

17.41

Northern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

14.43

Columbus, IN

14.40

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

13.88

Jackson, MI

10.12

Albany, OR

9.31

Lexington-Fayette, KY

8.53

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

7.35

Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

6.90
Areas with the highest location quotient for Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

18.09

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

11.64

Columbus, IN

11.26

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

9.60

Jackson, MS

9.56

Joplin, MO

8.38

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

8.35

Jackson, TN

8.34

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

7.25

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

6.85
Areas with the highest location quotient for Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

5.83

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

5.49

Casper, WY

5.16

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

5.11

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

4.78

Midland, TX

4.76

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.68

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

4.43

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

4.41

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

4.28
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tool and Die Makers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Jackson, MI

16.00

Waterbury, CT

15.01

Rockford, IL

12.15

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

9.54

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

9.23

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

8.48

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

7.72

Columbus, IN

7.62

Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

7.11

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

6.96
Areas with the highest location quotient for Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Lima, OH

17.50

Morristown, TN

16.38

Rockford, IL

12.16

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

11.36

Mansfield, OH

10.17

Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

8.11

Reno, NV

7.21

Leominster-Gardner, MA

6.95

Waterbury, CT

6.56

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

6.13
Areas with the highest location quotient for Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Sheboygan, WI

20.50

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

14.14

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

12.99

Gadsden, AL

11.46

Evansville, IN-KY

10.61

Bloomington, IN

8.89

Mansfield, OH

7.86

Western Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

7.21

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

7.11

Columbus, IN

6.59
Areas with the highest location quotient for Foundry Mold and Coremakers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Muskegon, MI

71.50

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

15.18

Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

14.80

Muncie, IN

13.01

Lebanon, PA

12.83

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

10.94

Northeastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

9.67

Akron, OH

8.83

Cleveland-Elyria, OH

8.00

Provo-Orem, UT

7.59
Areas with the highest location quotient for Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

14.37

Northeastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

12.45

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

10.74

Akron, OH

9.34

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

2.70

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

2.23

Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC

1.56
Areas with the highest location quotient for Model Makers, Metal and Plastic, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

17.33

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

16.61

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

12.70

Wichita, KS

4.81

Dayton, OH

4.40

Ann Arbor, MI

4.30

North Northeastern Ohio non-metropolitan area (non-contiguous)

2.88

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

2.57

Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC

2.12

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

1.03
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pourers and Casters, Metal, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

19.74

Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

19.35

Lancaster, PA

14.23

Northeastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

13.76

Muskegon, MI

13.67

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

11.91

Southern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

11.12

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

9.98

Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

6.88

North Northeastern Ohio non-metropolitan area (non-contiguous)

6.47
Areas with the highest location quotient for Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

27.93

Albany, OR

27.00

Reading, PA

21.25

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

20.12

Mobile, AL

14.43

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

12.67

Pueblo, CO

12.66

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA

10.15

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

8.75

West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

8.39
Areas with the highest location quotient for Machinists, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Jackson, MI

7.59

Muskegon, MI

6.63

Rockford, IL

6.29

Sumter, SC

5.70

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

5.65

Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC

5.48

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

5.06

Lima, OH

4.26

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

3.65

Battle Creek, MI

3.46
Areas with the highest location quotient for Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Knoxville, TN

11.01

Cleveland-Elyria, OH

6.92

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

6.78

Decatur, AL

6.43

Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

6.27

Cedar Rapids, IA

4.70

Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

4.29

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

4.27

Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

4.27

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

3.98
Areas with the highest location quotient for Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Columbus, IN

18.25

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

12.06

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

9.94

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

7.66

Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

7.13

Racine, WI

6.90

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

6.61

Mansfield, OH

5.68

Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

5.01

Rockford, IL

4.78
Areas with the highest location quotient for Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

14.50

Muskegon, MI

9.38

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

8.43

Sheboygan, WI

8.27

Albany, OR

7.01

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

6.94

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

6.89

Staunton-Waynesboro, VA

6.46

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA

6.09

Northeastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

6.00
Areas with the highest location quotient for Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Akron, OH

7.89

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

7.20

Tulsa, OK

7.07

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.15

Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.99

Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

3.80

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

3.67

Boulder, CO

3.58

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

3.32

Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area

3.00
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

9.50

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

8.67

Wausau, WI

7.27

Mansfield, OH

7.10

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

6.87

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

6.81

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

6.54

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

6.50

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

6.48

Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN

5.94
Areas with the highest location quotient for Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

18.66

Charleston-North Charleston, SC

12.53

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA

11.71

Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

11.61

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

11.30

Florence, SC

9.69

Owensboro, KY

9.05

Northeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

8.63

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

8.40

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

7.97
Areas with the highest location quotient for Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Columbus, IN

37.43

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

28.28

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

12.57

Columbus, GA-AL

12.20

Rockford, IL

11.74

West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

11.30

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

10.86

Lansing-East Lansing, MI

9.79

Northern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

7.25

Northeast South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

7.22
Areas with the highest location quotient for Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Sheboygan, WI

35.42

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

16.91

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

16.15

Terre Haute, IN

13.54

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

13.24

Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

12.74

Williamsport, PA

11.71

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

9.53

Valdosta, GA

8.50

Evansville, IN-KY

8.35
Areas with the highest location quotient for Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Dubuque, IA

9.12

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

8.63

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

7.71

Rockford, IL

5.90

Wichita, KS

5.89

Northwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

5.79

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

5.38

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

5.10

Racine, WI

4.77

Kansas nonmetropolitan area

4.37
Areas with the highest location quotient for Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Columbus, IN

18.53

Mansfield, OH

15.31

Morristown, TN

12.64

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

8.31

Erie, PA

8.21

Northern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

7.76

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

7.54

Manchester, NH

7.46

West Central-Southwest New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

7.34

Racine, WI

7.13
Areas with the highest location quotient for Food Processing Workers, All Other, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

45.10

Fort Smith, AR-OK

42.69

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

25.87

Hammond, LA

16.87

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

14.04

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

13.13

Maryland nonmetropolitan area

11.11

Salisbury, MD-DE

10.84

Harrisonburg, VA

10.39

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA

9.05
Areas with the highest location quotient for Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

15.39

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

11.44

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

10.91

Gainesville, GA

9.89

North Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

8.60

North Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

7.85

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

7.46

Kansas nonmetropolitan area

6.94

Southeast-Central Idaho nonmetropolitan area

6.40

Grand Forks, ND-MN

5.18
Areas with the highest location quotient for Food Batchmakers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Joplin, MO

17.38

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

10.60

Sheboygan, WI

9.25

Fond du Lac, WI

8.59

Visalia-Porterville, CA

6.99

Western Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

6.67

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

6.28

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

6.25

Logan, UT-ID

6.21

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

5.80
Areas with the highest location quotient for Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Rocky Mount, NC

13.04

Fond du Lac, WI

11.76

Southeast-Central Idaho nonmetropolitan area

9.94

Appleton, WI

9.78

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

9.66

Winston-Salem, NC

8.89

Knoxville, TN

8.07

Northeastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

7.67

Merced, CA

7.36

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

7.11
Areas with the highest location quotient for Slaughterers and Meat Packers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

College Station-Bryan, TX

56.96

Southeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

34.73

Gainesville, GA

21.43

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

20.75

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

18.88

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

18.72

Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

17.39

Harrisonburg, VA

14.65

West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

12.22

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

12.05
Areas with the highest location quotient for Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Gainesville, GA

29.05

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

28.53

Salisbury, MD-DE

27.14

Northeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

25.97

Northeast Virginia nonmetropolitan area

23.20

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

22.95

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

21.18

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

20.77

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

19.46

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

18.51
Areas with the highest location quotient for Butchers and Meat Cutters, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

9.36

San German, PR

4.75

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

4.24

Arecibo, PR

3.97

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

3.96

Greeley, CO

3.33

North Florida nonmetropolitan area

3.24

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

3.21

St. Joseph, MO-KS

3.14

Guayama, PR

3.08
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bakers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

3.50

Arecibo, PR

3.31

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN

2.92

Ponce, PR

2.89

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

2.80

Kingston, NY

2.65

Missoula, MT

2.49

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

2.42

Flint, MI

2.41

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

2.38
Areas with the highest location quotient for Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

17.62

Spartanburg, SC

7.88

Columbus, IN

7.52

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

7.29

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

6.70

Battle Creek, MI

6.11

Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY

5.80

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

5.65

Rockford, IL

5.61

Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN

5.53
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

33.14

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

25.18

North Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

15.13

Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

12.50

South Georgia nonmetropolitan area

11.37

Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

11.30

Coeur d'Alene, ID

11.14

Port St. Lucie, FL

10.96

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

10.82

North Florida nonmetropolitan area

10.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Mansfield, OH

11.82

Wausau, WI

10.18

Northeastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

8.23

Winchester, VA-WV

6.69

Western Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

6.68

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

6.44

Green Bay, WI

5.78

Northwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

5.56

Wichita, KS

5.46

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

5.36
Areas with the highest location quotient for Engine and Other Machine Assemblers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

12.67

North Northeastern Ohio non-metropolitan area (non-contiguous)

10.73

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

10.37

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

10.24

Dayton, OH

8.24

Toledo, OH

6.29

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

4.84

Cleveland-Elyria, OH

4.83

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY

3.59

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

3.44
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electrical, Electronic, and Electromechanical Assemblers, Except Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Reno, NV

7.63

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

5.60

East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

5.47

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

5.28

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

5.08

Boulder, CO

4.67

Sherman-Denison, TX

4.66

Logan, UT-ID

4.58

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

4.49

Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area

4.47
Areas with the highest location quotient for Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Rocky Mount, NC

117.36

Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area

14.61

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

11.08

Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

7.89

Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

6.76

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

5.55

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

4.28

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

3.79

Manchester, NH

3.26

Jackson, MS

3.22
Areas with the highest location quotient for Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Tulsa, OK

17.22

Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

17.09

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL

5.15

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

4.72

South Georgia nonmetropolitan area

2.47

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

2.12

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

1.63

Salt Lake City, UT

1.35

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

0.84

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

0.82
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

4.90

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

4.62

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

4.05

Columbus, IN

4.02

Dalton, GA

3.86

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

3.82

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

3.51

Sheboygan, WI

3.23

Racine, WI

3.08

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

3.08
Areas with the highest location quotient for Production Occupations, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

6.41

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

4.05

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

3.96

Columbus, IN

3.94

Dalton, GA

3.91

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

3.74

Kokomo, IN

3.55

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

3.44

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

3.37

Cleveland, TN

3.27
Areas with the highest location quotient for Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

13.38

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

7.55

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

6.04

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

4.21

Homosassa Springs, FL

3.88

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

3.85

Midland, TX

3.73

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.60

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

3.48

Hammond, LA

3.43
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

6.54

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

3.88

Northeast South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.61

Midland, TX

3.59

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

3.34

Lake Charles, LA

3.28

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

3.25

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

3.19

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

3.16

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

2.98
Areas with the highest location quotient for Signal and Track Switch Repairers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

1.59

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

1.29

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

0.68

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

0.61

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

0.36
Areas with the highest location quotient for Riggers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

61.63

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

47.18

Lake Charles, LA

26.72

Lafayette, LA

25.54

Baton Rouge, LA

12.62

South Georgia nonmetropolitan area

9.66

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

9.63

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

9.06

Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI

8.50

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

8.47
Areas with the highest location quotient for Locksmiths and Safe Repairers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

4.55

Springfield, IL

4.42

Lancaster, PA

3.05

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

2.90

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL

2.82

Lexington-Fayette, KY

2.70

Kennewick-Richland, WA

2.65

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

2.60

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

2.34

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA

2.17
Areas with the highest location quotient for Commercial Divers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

23.46

Portsmouth, NH-ME

19.34

Anchorage, AK

14.30

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

8.00

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

4.70

Jacksonville, FL

3.83

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

2.91

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

2.60

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD

0.98

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

0.93
Areas with the highest location quotient for Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

6.93

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

6.47

Lewiston, ID-WA

6.32

Lawton, OK

6.21

Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

6.15

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

5.13

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

4.97

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

4.79

Santa Fe, NM

4.78

Dothan, AL

4.67
Areas with the highest location quotient for Wind Turbine Service Technicians, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

70.47

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

42.42

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

39.96

Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN

31.20

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

29.39

Eastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

24.71

East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

22.36

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

18.42

Bakersfield, CA

16.66

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

2.80
Areas with the highest location quotient for Maintenance and Repair Workers, General, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

2.59

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.58

State College, PA

2.52

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

2.37

Northwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

2.23

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

2.12

Hinesville, GA

2.10

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

2.06

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

2.02

Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC

1.96
Areas with the highest location quotient for Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Kennewick-Richland, WA

6.45

Lake Charles, LA

6.37

Evansville, IN-KY

5.62

Lincoln, NE

4.27

Urban Honolulu, HI

4.12

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

4.02

Mobile, AL

3.79

Dayton, OH

3.52

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

3.33

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

2.97
Areas with the highest location quotient for Watch Repairers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Cleveland-Elyria, OH

5.05

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

2.86

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

2.86

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

2.48
Areas with the highest location quotient for Musical Instrument Repairers and Tuners, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Akron, OH

6.01

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

3.37

Salem, OR

3.24

Kansas City, MO-KS

2.55

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

1.99

Knoxville, TN

1.97

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

1.45

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD

1.42

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

1.07

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

1.05
Areas with the highest location quotient for Medical Equipment Repairers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

3.11

Sioux Falls, SD

2.89

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

2.84

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

2.70

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN

2.63

Raleigh, NC

2.55

Johnson City, TN

2.43

Salt Lake City, UT

2.39

Wichita Falls, TX

2.29

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN

2.25
Areas with the highest location quotient for Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

4.64

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

3.50

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

2.13

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

1.11

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

0.92

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

0.47
Areas with the highest location quotient for Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

4.42

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

3.40

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

2.81

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

2.74

North Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

2.54

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

2.50

Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

2.47

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

2.40

Northeast Virginia nonmetropolitan area

2.39

Richmond, VA

2.38
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

6.73

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.92

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

5.53

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

5.37

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

4.72

Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.68

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

4.67

Amarillo, TX

4.58

Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area

4.50

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

4.28
Areas with the highest location quotient for Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

1.55
Areas with the highest location quotient for Millwrights, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Longview, WA

19.00

Lewiston, ID-WA

13.67

Albany, OR

11.31

Lake Charles, LA

11.19

Lima, OH

10.47

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA

10.34

Evansville, IN-KY

8.71

Northeast South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

7.47

Cedar Rapids, IA

7.23

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

7.17
Areas with the highest location quotient for Maintenance Workers, Machinery, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

10.31

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

8.74

Morristown, TN

7.75

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

7.55

Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

6.98

Dalton, GA

6.08

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

5.89

Burlington, NC

5.83

Enid, OK

5.59

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

5.45
Areas with the highest location quotient for Industrial Machinery Mechanics, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

8.13

Odessa, TX

6.52

Farmington, NM

5.74

Tuscaloosa, AL

4.89

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

4.88

Eastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

4.36

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.21

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

4.09

Casper, WY

3.91

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

3.85
Areas with the highest location quotient for Home Appliance Repairers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

St. George, UT

4.06

Fort Collins, CO

3.89

Grand Island, NE

3.79

Manchester, NH

3.69

Mankato-North Mankato, MN

3.55

Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.97

Pueblo, CO

2.93

Lima, OH

2.89

Canton-Massillon, OH

2.79

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC

2.67
Areas with the highest location quotient for Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

2.88

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

2.57

Punta Gorda, FL

2.53

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

2.48

Wilmington, NC

2.25

Salisbury, MD-DE

2.21

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

2.21

Auburn-Opelika, AL

2.19

Boise City, ID

2.16

Lancaster, PA

2.14
Areas with the highest location quotient for Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

New Bern, NC

11.52

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

9.88

Midland, TX

9.24

Eastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

7.20

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

6.94

Farmington, NM

6.59

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

6.29

Victoria, TX

4.47

Odessa, TX

4.10

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

4.09
Areas with the highest location quotient for Mechanical Door Repairers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Glens Falls, NY

10.06

Amarillo, TX

4.20

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

4.00

Southwest Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.65

Kansas City, MO-KS

3.47

Akron, OH

2.62

Portland-South Portland, ME

2.60

Tucson, AZ

2.51

Provo-Orem, UT

2.51

Dayton, OH

2.41
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tire Repairers and Changers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Redding, CA

4.48

Odessa, TX

3.87

Sherman-Denison, TX

3.63

Billings, MT

3.59

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

3.47

Grand Junction, CO

3.42

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

3.22

Killeen-Temple, TX

3.22

Northwestern Idaho nonmetropolitan area

3.18

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

3.05
Areas with the highest location quotient for Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

31.81

Yuma, AZ

16.21

Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

11.78

Big Thicket Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

10.10

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

7.97

Redding, CA

6.97

Muskegon, MI

6.90

Joplin, MO

6.78

Eugene, OR

6.56

Boise City, ID

6.47
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bicycle Repairers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

10.01

Chico, CA

7.39

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

6.91

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

5.67

West Central-Southwest New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

5.41

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

4.18

Boise City, ID

4.01

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC

3.03

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

2.66

Raleigh, NC

2.13
Areas with the highest location quotient for Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Northwestern Idaho nonmetropolitan area

7.78

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

6.27

Hot Springs, AR

6.01

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

5.40

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

4.99

Gettysburg, PA

4.95

South Georgia nonmetropolitan area

4.86

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

4.83

Staunton-Waynesboro, VA

4.35

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC

4.35
Areas with the highest location quotient for Motorcycle Mechanics, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Missoula, MT

12.97

Northeastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

8.96

West Montana nonmetropolitan area

8.14

Casper, WY

7.78

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

7.20

Coeur d'Alene, ID

6.93

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

6.38

Panama City, FL

5.89

Southeast-Central Idaho nonmetropolitan area

5.88

Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

5.47
Areas with the highest location quotient for Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Ocean City, NJ

16.09

New Bern, NC

15.90

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

15.84

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

15.58

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA

15.20

Glens Falls, NY

15.17

Hot Springs, AR

12.29

Punta Gorda, FL

12.14

Maryland nonmetropolitan area

11.95

Barnstable Town, MA

11.91
Areas with the highest location quotient for Rail Car Repairers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Longview, TX

17.45

Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

5.17

South Georgia nonmetropolitan area

4.86

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

4.44

North Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

2.80

Baton Rouge, LA

2.63

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

2.00

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

1.82

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

1.73

Kansas City, MO-KS

1.72
Areas with the highest location quotient for Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

12.43

Texarkana, TX-AR

12.33

Eastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

8.29

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

6.96

Arizona nonmetropolitan area

6.74

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

5.47

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

5.36

Beckley, WV

5.26

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

5.09

Casper, WY

4.68
Areas with the highest location quotient for Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

South Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

23.44

Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

17.74

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

17.10

Northeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

16.91

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

16.88

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

15.83

Grand Island, NE

14.37

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

14.34

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

14.24

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

13.27
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Odessa, TX

4.50

Midland, TX

3.61

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

3.36

Enid, OK

2.95

Kankakee, IL

2.92

Mankato-North Mankato, MN

2.77

Eastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.72

Joplin, MO

2.63

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

2.62

Amarillo, TX

2.58
Areas with the highest location quotient for Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Homosassa Springs, FL

2.66

Fairbanks, AK

2.30

Elmira, NY

2.16

Gettysburg, PA

2.13

Prescott, AZ

2.07

Punta Gorda, FL

2.05

Watertown-Fort Drum, NY

1.99

Jacksonville, NC

1.98

Sebring, FL

1.96

East Stroudsburg, PA

1.91
Areas with the highest location quotient for Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Visalia-Porterville, CA

6.13

Columbus, OH

4.22

Worcester, MA-CT

3.91

Anchorage, AK

3.55

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

2.91

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

2.79

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.41

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

2.33

Boise City, ID

1.78

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

1.66
Areas with the highest location quotient for Automotive Body and Related Repairers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

4.68

Altoona, PA

2.81

Jacksonville, NC

2.53

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV

2.52

Pocatello, ID

2.48

Johnstown, PA

2.39

Florence, SC

2.33

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

2.32

Northeastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

2.28

Bismarck, ND

2.27
Areas with the highest location quotient for Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

19.98

Border Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

8.47

Anchorage, AK

6.54

Killeen-Temple, TX

6.07

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

4.88

Great Falls, MT

4.79

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

4.54

Fairbanks, AK

4.52

Northeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.18

Wichita, KS

4.09
Areas with the highest location quotient for Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

3.13

Manchester, NH

3.11

Jacksonville, FL

2.87

Evansville, IN-KY

2.81

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

2.77

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR

2.75

Texarkana, TX-AR

2.70

Jackson, TN

2.62

Roanoke, VA

2.54

Peoria, IL

2.45
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Tucson, AZ

8.94

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

8.34

El Paso, TX

7.81

Fort Collins, CO

5.16

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

4.34

Bismarck, ND

4.32

Manchester, NH

4.12

Raleigh, NC

3.95

Eau Claire, WI

3.86

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL

3.51
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

St. Louis, MO-IL

2.73

Kansas City, MO-KS

2.69

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

2.30

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

2.06

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

1.80

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

1.43

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

1.07

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

1.03

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

0.97

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

0.90
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Decatur, AL

10.52

Hattiesburg, MS

8.17

Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

6.30

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

5.38

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

5.31

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

5.30

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

4.56

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

4.28

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

4.02

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

4.00
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

New Bern, NC

11.98

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA

10.98

Lewiston, ID-WA

10.24

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

9.44

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

7.53

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

6.22

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

6.20

Springfield, OH

5.38

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

5.26

Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA

4.88
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

5.59

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

2.65

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

1.54

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

1.40

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

1.20

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

1.04

Kansas City, MO-KS

0.94

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

0.92

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

0.91

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

0.85
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Winchester, VA-WV

11.02

Bismarck, ND

7.62

Richmond, VA

5.21

York-Hanover, PA

4.97

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

4.65

Duluth, MN-WI

3.80

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

3.61

Tulsa, OK

3.41

Lubbock, TX

3.15

Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.09
Areas with the highest location quotient for Avionics Technicians, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Wichita, KS

17.94

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

8.25

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL

6.60

Tucson, AZ

5.60

Tulsa, OK

5.00

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

4.73

Oklahoma City, OK

4.43

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

4.19

Anchorage, AK

3.10

Jacksonville, FL

3.06
Areas with the highest location quotient for Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Manchester, NH

4.32

Flint, MI

3.45

Bakersfield, CA

3.21

East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

3.00

Valdosta, GA

2.97

Raleigh, NC

2.68

Monroe, LA

2.65

Jackson, MS

2.62

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL

2.59

Cedar Rapids, IA

2.58
Areas with the highest location quotient for Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

6.33

Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

5.72

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

4.72

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

3.53

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

3.51

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

3.21

Urban Honolulu, HI

2.59

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

2.57

Corpus Christi, TX

2.36

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

2.14
Areas with the highest location quotient for Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

York-Hanover, PA

9.38

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN

3.23

Grand Island, NE

2.99

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC

2.95

Montgomery, AL

2.92

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

2.74

Gadsden, AL

2.31

Roanoke, VA

2.19

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV

2.17

Macon, GA

2.15
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

3.39

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

2.34

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

2.27

Sumter, SC

2.09

Enid, OK

2.08

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.06

California-Lexington Park, MD

2.04

Eastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

1.99

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

1.98

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

1.94
Areas with the highest location quotient for Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

2.19

Enid, OK

1.90

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

1.85

Warner Robins, GA

1.79

Eastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

1.75

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

1.74

Texarkana, TX-AR

1.73

Odessa, TX

1.73

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

1.72

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

1.71
Areas with the highest location quotient for Extraction Workers, All Other, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

61.06

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

22.35

Farmington, NM

20.77

Wheeling, WV-OH

20.39

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

15.14

Bakersfield, CA

14.76

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

12.28

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

0.41

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

0.32
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Extraction Workers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Midland, TX

72.55

Wheeling, WV-OH

56.82

Odessa, TX

55.77

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

32.57

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

31.51

Greeley, CO

30.05

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

23.06

Coastal Plains Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

20.20

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

20.20

Corpus Christi, TX

18.87
Areas with the highest location quotient for Roustabouts, Oil and Gas, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

68.00

Midland, TX

67.53

Odessa, TX

60.15

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

52.78

Coastal Plains Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

40.55

Border Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

37.75

Greeley, CO

36.35

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

32.79

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

31.50

Farmington, NM

28.96
Areas with the highest location quotient for Roof Bolters, Mining, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

199.64

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

132.72

Wheeling, WV-OH

123.86

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

88.57

Charleston, WV

72.45

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

68.86

Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

64.49

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

61.00

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

54.77

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

35.26
Areas with the highest location quotient for Rock Splitters, Quarry, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Fort Smith, AR-OK

97.67

Northern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

55.51

West Montana nonmetropolitan area

39.61

Athens-Clarke County, GA

34.89

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

18.84

Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

17.74

Fort Collins, CO

7.04

Central East New York nonmetropolitan area

6.23

Austin-Round Rock, TX

4.22

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

2.01
Areas with the highest location quotient for Mining Machine Operators, All Other, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

91.58

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

44.52

Wheeling, WV-OH

28.82

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

15.44

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

14.29

Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

13.48

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

3.66

Richmond, VA

2.58
Areas with the highest location quotient for Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

95.68

Wheeling, WV-OH

61.46

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

39.33

Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

25.07

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

13.95

Killeen-Temple, TX

13.18
Areas with the highest location quotient for Continuous Mining Machine Operators, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

266.84

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

78.03

Arizona nonmetropolitan area

55.95

Beckley, WV

43.65

Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

34.23

Southeast-Central Idaho nonmetropolitan area

27.72

Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

23.45

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

15.30

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

14.74

Charleston, WV

10.82
Areas with the highest location quotient for Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Eastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

52.03

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

41.56

Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

27.39

Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

20.50

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

11.53

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

9.52

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

7.74

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

4.90

Salt Lake City, UT

2.23

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

1.49
Areas with the highest location quotient for Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

41.84

Madera, CA

9.90

South Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

8.47

College Station-Bryan, TX

6.66

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

6.27

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

6.09

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

5.81

Eastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

5.61

Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

5.08

Winchester, VA-WV

4.86
Areas with the highest location quotient for Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Midland, TX

104.23

Odessa, TX

81.31

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

56.15

Greeley, CO

41.73

Farmington, NM

41.07

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

38.39

Casper, WY

28.32

Longview, TX

27.23

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

23.78

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

22.31
Areas with the highest location quotient for Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

48.03

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

43.04

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

24.83

Odessa, TX

24.46

Bakersfield, CA

22.88

Casper, WY

21.33

Lafayette, LA

20.79

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

20.32

Oklahoma City, OK

17.95

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

10.94
Areas with the highest location quotient for Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Farmington, NM

77.04

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

68.70

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

68.61

Midland, TX

66.47

Odessa, TX

51.69

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

35.29

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

28.21

Bakersfield, CA

19.04

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

11.21

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

10.66
Areas with the highest location quotient for Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

19.15

Baton Rouge, LA

16.20

Ocala, FL

8.60

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

8.20

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

7.54

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

7.26

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

6.87

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

6.60

Gadsden, AL

6.26

North Florida nonmetropolitan area

5.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Greeley, CO

10.78

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

10.38

Monroe, MI

7.18

Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

6.46

Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

6.43

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

6.05

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA

4.72

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

4.28

Farmington, NM

4.22

Pueblo, CO

4.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

2.49

Tulsa, OK

1.44

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

1.12

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

0.91

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

0.59

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

0.56

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

0.40

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

0.35
Areas with the highest location quotient for Highway Maintenance Workers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

San German, PR

15.55

Guayama, PR

11.58

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

10.83

Northwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

8.93

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

8.22

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

8.09

Central East New York nonmetropolitan area

8.06

Watertown-Fort Drum, NY

7.67

Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

7.56

Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area

7.51
Areas with the highest location quotient for Hazardous Materials Removal Workers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Idaho Falls, ID

18.04

Kennewick-Richland, WA

17.26

Southern Ohio non-metropolitan area

12.43

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

5.86

Longview, TX

5.50

Amarillo, TX

5.48

Northern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

4.45

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

3.63

Mobile, AL

3.16

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

2.73
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fence Erectors, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Eastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

10.66

Killeen-Temple, TX

4.82

Clarksville, TN-KY

4.38

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.98

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR

2.75

Portland-South Portland, ME

2.34

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

1.99

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

1.94

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

1.94

Bakersfield, CA

1.93
Areas with the highest location quotient for Elevator Installers and Repairers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Charleston, WV

4.19

Roanoke, VA

3.67

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

3.67

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

2.78

Savannah, GA

2.69

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

2.61

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

2.60

Urban Honolulu, HI

2.47

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

2.30

Lansing-East Lansing, MI

2.06
Areas with the highest location quotient for Construction and Building Inspectors, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI

3.55

Trenton, NJ

3.36

Williamsport, PA

3.19

Punta Gorda, FL

3.16

Monroe, MI

2.84

Raleigh, NC

2.78

Ocean City, NJ

2.72

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

2.64

Oklahoma City, OK

2.50

Altoona, PA

2.42
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Baton Rouge, LA

22.17

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

10.10

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

9.72

Yuma, AZ

8.00

Johnson City, TN

7.93

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

5.30

Abilene, TX

4.30

Ocala, FL

3.94

Northwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.60

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

3.55
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Roofers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Monroe, LA

8.35

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL

5.76

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

4.91

Montgomery, AL

3.42

Chattanooga, TN-GA

2.88

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

2.56

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

2.37

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

1.63

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

0.48

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

0.40
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Lake Charles, LA

30.89

Enid, OK

10.52

Homosassa Springs, FL

8.85

Rapid City, SD

5.42

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

5.26

Northeast South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

5.24

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

4.68

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

4.34

Monroe, LA

4.28

Hattiesburg, MS

4.21
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Lake Charles, LA

38.64

Baton Rouge, LA

8.94

Lafayette, LA

8.37

Flagstaff, AZ

7.54

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

7.12

Eugene, OR

4.79

Longview, TX

4.55

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

2.83

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

2.48

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

2.34
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Electricians, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Lake Charles, LA

13.50

Valdosta, GA

11.16

Decatur, AL

7.09

Baton Rouge, LA

6.62

Mayag「ez, PR

5.99

Monroe, LA

4.67

Burlington, NC

4.57

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

4.28

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL

4.26

Odessa, TX

4.11
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Carpenters, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Lake Charles, LA

12.70

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

9.60

Baton Rouge, LA

9.13

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

8.79

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

8.31

Dover, DE

6.02

Anchorage, AK

5.30

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

4.61

Winchester, VA-WV

4.59

Northwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

4.46
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

New Bedford, MA

16.37

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

6.96

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

6.51

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

5.91

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

5.39

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

4.42

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

4.39

Lynchburg, VA

4.32

Ocala, FL

4.21

Northwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

4.12
Areas with the highest location quotient for Solar Photovoltaic Installers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

28.54

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

17.98

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

11.14

Bakersfield, CA

11.01

Chico, CA

9.17

Santa Rosa, CA

5.96

Urban Honolulu, HI

4.12

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

2.99

Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA

2.58

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

2.24
Areas with the highest location quotient for Structural Iron and Steel Workers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Lake Charles, LA

8.66

Odessa, TX

7.98

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.85

Baton Rouge, LA

4.42

Rapid City, SD

4.27

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

4.24

Toledo, OH

3.77

Provo-Orem, UT

3.77

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

3.40

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

3.30
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sheet Metal Workers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Warner Robins, GA

18.03

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

5.75

New Bern, NC

5.66

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

5.05

Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

4.69

Oklahoma City, OK

4.29

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

3.84

Appleton, WI

3.25

Jefferson City, MO

3.17

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

3.17
Areas with the highest location quotient for Roofers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

7.17

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

6.28

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

5.70

Sebring, FL

5.52

St. George, UT

5.23

Port St. Lucie, FL

5.23

Longview, WA

5.19

Greeley, CO

4.85

Morristown, TN

4.63

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

4.42
Areas with the highest location quotient for Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

11.02

Lake Charles, LA

7.32

Urban Honolulu, HI

6.57

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

5.80

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

4.57

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

4.22

Baton Rouge, LA

3.82

Colorado Springs, CO

3.09

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

3.07

Austin-Round Rock, TX

2.56
Areas with the highest location quotient for Plasterers and Stucco Masons, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Homosassa Springs, FL

15.84

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

10.69

St. George, UT

9.44

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

9.15

Reno, NV

8.05

Santa Fe, NM

6.41

Fresno, CA

5.64

Albuquerque, NM

5.55

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

5.25

Ocala, FL

4.71
Areas with the highest location quotient for Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

4.31

Odessa, TX

3.67

Kokomo, IN

3.11

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

3.08

Victoria, TX

2.66

Baton Rouge, LA

2.63

Fort Collins, CO

2.56

Appleton, WI

2.40

Manhattan, KS

2.32

Homosassa Springs, FL

2.30
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pipelayers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

17.50

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

8.29

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

7.71

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

5.68

Dothan, AL

5.65

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

5.38

Coastal Plains Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

4.60

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.55

Panama City, FL

4.29

Decatur, AL

4.29
Areas with the highest location quotient for Painters, Construction and Maintenance, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

5.88

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

5.19

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

4.45

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

3.52

Napa, CA

3.35

Warner Robins, GA

2.92

Corpus Christi, TX

2.79

Albany, OR

2.57

Coeur d'Alene, ID

2.49

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.48
Areas with the highest location quotient for Insulation Workers, Mechanical, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Baton Rouge, LA

25.70

Casper, WY

17.43

Longview, TX

14.79

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

12.28

St. Cloud, MN

7.20

Farmington, NM

5.82

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

5.00

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

4.49

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

3.88

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

3.71
Areas with the highest location quotient for Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Baton Rouge, LA

9.72

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

8.93

Manchester, NH

7.98

Bend-Redmond, OR

7.58

Southwest Montana nonmetropolitan area

6.24

Longview, TX

5.81

Corpus Christi, TX

4.96

Missoula, MT

4.24

Tulsa, OK

3.91

Amarillo, TX

3.80
Areas with the highest location quotient for Glaziers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Grants Pass, OR

5.74

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

5.10

Boise City, ID

3.96

Goldsboro, NC

3.44

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

3.19

Olympia-Tumwater, WA

3.05

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

3.04

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.97

Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area

2.66

Longview, WA

2.50
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electricians, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Provo-Orem, UT

3.32

Kokomo, IN

2.98

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

2.87

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

2.74

Odessa, TX

2.57

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.45

Mobile, AL

2.18

Baton Rouge, LA

2.13

Casper, WY

2.12

Eastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.10
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tapers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Kennewick-Richland, WA

14.54

Bellingham, WA

9.16

Reno, NV

7.90

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

7.53

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA

6.98

Santa Rosa, CA

6.96

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA

6.91

New Bedford, MA

6.59

Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA

5.88

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

5.67
Areas with the highest location quotient for Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

St. George, UT

6.39

Logan, UT-ID

4.45

Provo-Orem, UT

4.07

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

4.06

Santa Rosa, CA

4.02

Salt Lake City, UT

3.84

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

3.75

Reno, NV

3.55

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

3.51

Boise City, ID

3.49
Areas with the highest location quotient for Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Eastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

12.48

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

5.51

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.28

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

5.12

Farmington, NM

5.10

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

5.04

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

4.57

Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

4.18

Odessa, TX

4.12

Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

4.11
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pile-Driver Operators, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC

36.54

Baton Rouge, LA

17.57

Corpus Christi, TX

13.99

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

12.79

Salisbury, MD-DE

9.71

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

8.10

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

3.92

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

3.35

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

3.17

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

2.92
Areas with the highest location quotient for Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Greeley, CO

7.66

Lawrence, KS

5.86

Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

5.45

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

5.14

Jackson, TN

4.81

Hattiesburg, MS

4.46

Roanoke, VA

4.26

Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

3.72

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

3.67

Fort Collins, CO

3.67
Areas with the highest location quotient for Construction Laborers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Lake Charles, LA

5.62

The Villages, FL

3.01

Hill Country Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

2.89

Farmington, NM

2.85

St. George, UT

2.71

Southeast-Central Idaho nonmetropolitan area

2.70

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.65

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

2.58

Greeley, CO

2.56

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

2.51
Areas with the highest location quotient for Terrazzo Workers and Finishers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

8.17

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

0.33
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Rapid City, SD

5.63

Sioux Falls, SD

3.65

Provo-Orem, UT

3.60

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.41

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.30

Greeley, CO

3.05

Boise City, ID

3.05

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

3.00

Logan, UT-ID

2.92

Northeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

2.91
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tile and Marble Setters, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

11.66

St. George, UT

11.45

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

7.66

Reno, NV

4.87

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

4.64

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

4.54

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

4.00

Carson City, NV

3.88

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

3.69

Salt Lake City, UT

3.65
Areas with the highest location quotient for Floor Sanders and Finishers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

3.76

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

0.94
Areas with the highest location quotient for Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

7.24

Green Bay, WI

7.18

Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area

6.12

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

4.74

Sioux Falls, SD

4.67

St. Louis, MO-IL

3.80

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

3.54

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

2.88

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

2.40

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

2.24
Areas with the highest location quotient for Carpet Installers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

11.30

Modesto, CA

5.27

Appleton, WI

5.17

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

4.94

Fresno, CA

4.43

Reno, NV

4.42

Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA

4.05

Santa Rosa, CA

3.85

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

3.80

Stockton-Lodi, CA

3.49
Areas with the highest location quotient for Carpenters, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Coeur d'Alene, ID

3.34

West Montana nonmetropolitan area

2.90

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.74

Rapid City, SD

2.73

Baton Rouge, LA

2.72

Bend-Redmond, OR

2.71

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

2.55

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.48

Southeast-Central Idaho nonmetropolitan area

2.47

Ocean City, NJ

2.43
Areas with the highest location quotient for Stonemasons, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

23.10

Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

10.87

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

6.78

Reno, NV

5.73

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

5.24

Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

4.94

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

4.55

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

3.94

Fresno, CA

3.31

Oklahoma City, OK

2.74
Areas with the highest location quotient for Brickmasons and Blockmasons, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

The Villages, FL

25.43

Provo-Orem, UT

8.74

New Bedford, MA

4.72

Lancaster, PA

4.52

Michigan City-La Porte, IN

3.65

Janesville-Beloit, WI

3.53

Maryland nonmetropolitan area

3.47

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

3.46

Pocatello, ID

3.37

Waco, TX

3.29
Areas with the highest location quotient for Boilermakers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

50.68

Lake Charles, LA

26.32

Corpus Christi, TX

20.23

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

13.12

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

9.36

Billings, MT

8.62

Baton Rouge, LA

8.06

Evansville, IN-KY

6.32

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

6.08

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

5.74
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Midland, TX

5.02

Odessa, TX

4.68

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.14

Farmington, NM

3.76

Lake Charles, LA

3.72

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

3.18

Greeley, CO

2.95

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

2.94

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

2.84

Baton Rouge, LA

2.79
Areas with the highest location quotient for Construction and Extraction Occupations, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Odessa, TX

3.86

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.77

Midland, TX

3.56

Greeley, CO

3.02

Farmington, NM

2.98

Eastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.79

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

2.73

Baton Rouge, LA

2.61

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.54

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

2.54
Areas with the highest location quotient for Logging Workers, All Other, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

206.99

Western Washington nonmetropolitan area

122.71

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

91.70

Corvallis, OR

80.25

Longview, WA

51.15

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

41.15

Eugene, OR

39.54

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA

25.72

Salem, OR

23.62

Bellingham, WA

20.65
Areas with the highest location quotient for Log Graders and Scalers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Longview, WA

81.25

Northwestern Idaho nonmetropolitan area

55.81

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

50.47

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

42.48

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

37.90

Western Washington nonmetropolitan area

35.06

North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area

26.69

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

26.28

Tuscaloosa, AL

23.76

North Florida nonmetropolitan area

22.81
Areas with the highest location quotient for Logging Equipment Operators, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

52.14

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

44.95

Northwestern Idaho nonmetropolitan area

42.33

Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

36.80

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

34.79

Longview, WA

34.02

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

31.66

Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

29.11

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

27.51

North Florida nonmetropolitan area

27.51
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fallers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

31.93

Northeast Virginia nonmetropolitan area

23.52

North Valley-Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

14.73

St. Louis, MO-IL

2.88

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

0.11
Areas with the highest location quotient for Forest and Conservation Workers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area

49.04

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

44.72

North Valley-Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

14.91

Western Washington nonmetropolitan area

12.18

Sioux Falls, SD

9.73

Eugene, OR

4.48

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

3.62

Columbia, SC

1.89

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN

1.44

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

1.33
Areas with the highest location quotient for Agricultural Workers, All Other, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Bakersfield, CA

29.72

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

23.27

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

22.10

Merced, CA

19.76

Olympia-Tumwater, WA

12.99

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

11.66

Southeast-Central Idaho nonmetropolitan area

9.97

Visalia-Porterville, CA

9.89

Western Washington nonmetropolitan area

9.82

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

9.68
Areas with the highest location quotient for Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

21.94

Lexington-Fayette, KY

18.08

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

17.00

Hill Country Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

16.61

Ocala, FL

15.12

Southeast-Central Idaho nonmetropolitan area

14.67

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

14.41

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

14.07

Northeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

12.64

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

12.45
Areas with the highest location quotient for Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Salinas, CA

88.86

Madera, CA

83.06

Visalia-Porterville, CA

81.56

Bakersfield, CA

61.98

Yuma, AZ

54.51

El Centro, CA

45.23

Fresno, CA

33.35

Merced, CA

30.33

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

24.88

Yakima, WA

23.11
Areas with the highest location quotient for Agricultural Equipment Operators, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

32.54

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

27.90

El Centro, CA

27.89

Wenatchee, WA

25.54

Merced, CA

21.93

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

21.66

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

21.02

Napa, CA

19.25

Northeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

18.20

Salinas, CA

16.74
Areas with the highest location quotient for Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Salinas, CA

34.22

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

32.18

Wenatchee, WA

31.65

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

28.56

Yakima, WA

27.07

Gainesville, GA

20.73

Southeast-Central Idaho nonmetropolitan area

18.81

Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

17.73

Kennewick-Richland, WA

16.85

Bakersfield, CA

16.77
Areas with the highest location quotient for Animal Breeders, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

33.43

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

19.88

Columbus, OH

4.24
Areas with the highest location quotient for Agricultural Inspectors, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

14.83

Grand Island, NE

14.09

Topeka, KS

13.83

Yuma, AZ

12.33

North Valley-Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

11.45

Northeast Virginia nonmetropolitan area

10.61

Kennewick-Richland, WA

10.36

Yakima, WA

10.22

Bismarck, ND

9.61

Fresno, CA

9.10
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Visalia-Porterville, CA

35.13

Yuma, AZ

34.13

Madera, CA

30.98

Salinas, CA

30.17

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

28.92

Merced, CA

25.49

Napa, CA

23.97

El Centro, CA

22.74

Bakersfield, CA

15.11

Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

13.64
Areas with the highest location quotient for Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Salinas, CA

58.56

Madera, CA

53.22

Visalia-Porterville, CA

52.40

Bakersfield, CA

40.12

Yuma, AZ

36.63

El Centro, CA

31.82

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

25.79

Merced, CA

22.61

Fresno, CA

22.03

Yakima, WA

17.83
Areas with the highest location quotient for Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

New Haven, CT

4.17

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

3.90

Carson City, NV

3.85

Salem, OR

3.50

Lansing-East Lansing, MI

3.31

Albany, OR

3.20

Anchorage, AK

3.05

Medford, OR

3.03

Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA

2.68

Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

2.63
Areas with the highest location quotient for Statistical Assistants, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN

11.34

Cedar Rapids, IA

6.58

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

6.29

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

5.09

Charleston, WV

4.17

Olympia-Tumwater, WA

4.00

Lincoln, NE

3.74

Erie, PA

3.33

Austin-Round Rock, TX

3.24

Columbia, SC

2.91
Areas with the highest location quotient for Proofreaders and Copy Markers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Lancaster, PA

2.73

Colorado Springs, CO

2.49

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

2.43

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

2.08

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

1.98

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

1.96

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

1.76

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

1.55

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

1.54

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

1.47
Areas with the highest location quotient for Office Machine Operators, Except Computer, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA

9.91

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

4.56

Columbus, OH

3.39

Johnson City, TN

2.95

Stockton-Lodi, CA

2.39

Jackson, TN

2.34

Portsmouth, NH-ME

2.27

Columbia, MO

2.05

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

2.03

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

2.02
Areas with the highest location quotient for Office Clerks, General, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

State College, PA

2.02

Champaign-Urbana, IL

1.80

Springfield, IL

1.74

Carbondale-Marion, IL

1.71

Laredo, TX

1.69

College Station-Bryan, TX

1.68

Sebring, FL

1.67

Southwest Montana nonmetropolitan area

1.67

Ann Arbor, MI

1.59

Midland, TX

1.58
Areas with the highest location quotient for Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Reading, PA

6.85

Lynchburg, VA

6.33

Topeka, KS

5.29

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

3.96

Carson City, NV

3.51

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

3.45

Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

3.38

Fresno, CA

3.11

Wheeling, WV-OH

2.81

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

2.81
Areas with the highest location quotient for Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Cheyenne, WY

3.99

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN

3.84

Danville, IL

3.15

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

3.07

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

3.06

Manchester, NH

3.03

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

2.84

Sheboygan, WI

2.83

Abilene, TX

2.83

Olympia-Tumwater, WA

2.76
Areas with the highest location quotient for Desktop Publishers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Lancaster, PA

5.49

Salem, OR

4.82

Kansas nonmetropolitan area

4.37

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

2.54

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

2.23

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

2.22

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN

1.97

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

1.93

Worcester, MA-CT

1.91

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD

1.89
Areas with the highest location quotient for Word Processors and Typists, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

16.81

Altoona, PA

12.37

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

10.19

Kingston, NY

9.74

Ocean City, NJ

9.48

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

9.26

Watertown-Fort Drum, NY

8.89

Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area

8.88

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

8.86

Central East New York nonmetropolitan area

8.46
Areas with the highest location quotient for Data Entry Keyers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Ocean City, NJ

3.14

Salt Lake City, UT

3.03

Portsmouth, NH-ME

2.97

Lansing-East Lansing, MI

2.78

Austin-Round Rock, TX

2.54

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

2.40

El Paso, TX

2.37

Fresno, CA

2.25

Reno, NV

2.24

Springfield, IL

2.18
Areas with the highest location quotient for Computer Operators, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Jefferson City, MO

4.50

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

4.41

Trenton, NJ

4.08

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

4.02

Springfield, IL

3.99

Charleston, WV

3.71

Knoxville, TN

3.26

Lincoln, NE

3.01

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

2.94

Flagstaff, AZ

2.88
Areas with the highest location quotient for Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

2.65

Ithaca, NY

2.39

Jefferson City, MO

2.36

Santa Fe, NM

2.30

Carson City, NV

2.28

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL

2.27

Northern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

2.24

Las Cruces, NM

2.23

Albuquerque, NM

2.20

Mayag「ez, PR

2.17
Areas with the highest location quotient for Medical Secretaries, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

San German, PR

4.07

Mayag「ez, PR

3.53

Arecibo, PR

3.33

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

3.08

Corvallis, OR

3.05

Amarillo, TX

2.89

Missoula, MT

2.79

Bay City, MI

2.79

Sherman-Denison, TX

2.75

Ponce, PR

2.75
Areas with the highest location quotient for Legal Secretaries, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

4.07

Santa Fe, NM

3.14

Charleston, WV

2.60

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

2.56

Dothan, AL

2.42

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV

2.41

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

2.36

Enid, OK

2.36

Great Falls, MT

2.31

Rapid City, SD

2.26
Areas with the highest location quotient for Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

2.84

Champaign-Urbana, IL

2.54

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

2.51

Iowa City, IA

2.49

Alexandria, LA

2.47

Springfield, IL

2.40

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

2.38

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

2.27

Bloomington, IL

2.20

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

2.18
Areas with the highest location quotient for Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Morgantown, WV

6.18

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

5.62

Mansfield, OH

5.24

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

4.91

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

4.83

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

4.58

Harrisonburg, VA

4.51

Wichita, KS

3.94

Modesto, CA

3.83

Visalia-Porterville, CA

3.73
Areas with the highest location quotient for Stock Clerks and Order Fillers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

San German, PR

2.16

Danville, IL

1.96

Mayag「ez, PR

1.74

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

1.68

Kankakee, IL

1.68

Cheyenne, WY

1.65

Lancaster, PA

1.64

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL

1.63

Arecibo, PR

1.63

Harrisonburg, VA

1.61
Areas with the highest location quotient for Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Laredo, TX

3.76

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

3.39

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

2.55

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

2.44

Evansville, IN-KY

2.28

St. George, UT

2.19

Grants Pass, OR

2.18

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

2.14

Columbus, IN

2.07

Reno, NV

2.02
Areas with the highest location quotient for Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Columbus, IN

3.17

Warner Robins, GA

2.75

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

2.43

New Bern, NC

2.43

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

2.38

Wichita, KS

2.33

Rochester, NY

2.32

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

2.28

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

2.27

Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI

2.06
Areas with the highest location quotient for Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Charleston, WV

5.01

Springfield, MA-CT

4.25

Manchester, NH

3.58

Trenton, NJ

3.37

Greensboro-High Point, NC

3.31

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

3.22

Fayetteville, NC

3.14

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA

2.99

Champaign-Urbana, IL

2.89

Bangor, ME

2.48
Areas with the highest location quotient for Postal Service Mail Carriers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

2.47

Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

2.15

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

2.05

Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

1.98

West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

1.94

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

1.94

Sebring, FL

1.90

West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

1.88

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

1.85

Monroe, MI

1.82
Areas with the highest location quotient for Postal Service Clerks, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

5.91

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

5.62

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

5.28

Northeast Virginia nonmetropolitan area

5.16

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

4.93

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

4.72

Kingston, NY

4.66

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

4.61

East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.22

Beckley, WV

3.94
Areas with the highest location quotient for Meter Readers, Utilities, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Beckley, WV

9.91

North Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

8.74

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

7.18

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN

6.76

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

6.49

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

5.03

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

4.92

Alexandria, LA

4.71

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

4.43

West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

4.43
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Macon, GA

6.40

Laredo, TX

3.62

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

2.73

Midland, TX

2.42

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

2.42

Grand Forks, ND-MN

2.38

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

2.19

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.01

Odessa, TX

1.98

Stockton-Lodi, CA

1.96
Areas with the highest location quotient for Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

The Villages, FL

4.69

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

4.65

Hinesville, GA

4.60

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

4.14

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

4.14

Gadsden, AL

3.90

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.75

Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.58

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

3.46

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.32
Areas with the highest location quotient for Couriers and Messengers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Hammond, LA

11.59

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

5.96

Mayag「ez, PR

5.36

Ponce, PR

5.23

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

3.53

Columbia, SC

3.08

Tallahassee, FL

3.04

Arecibo, PR

2.84

Monroe, LA

2.78

Baton Rouge, LA

2.78
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cargo and Freight Agents, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Laredo, TX

17.15

Gainesville, GA

6.58

Bellingham, WA

3.71

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN

3.55

Medford, OR

3.28

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN

3.21

Urban Honolulu, HI

3.15

Lexington-Fayette, KY

2.87

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY

2.63

Charleston-North Charleston, SC

2.51
Areas with the highest location quotient for Information and Record Clerks, All Other, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Fort Collins, CO

4.97

Colorado Springs, CO

4.65

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

4.59

Corvallis, OR

4.34

Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

4.33

Grand Junction, CO

4.31

Grants Pass, OR

4.28

Pueblo, CO

3.71

Boulder, CO

3.63

Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.51
Areas with the highest location quotient for Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

7.27

Salt Lake City, UT

7.09

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

5.49

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

4.60

Urban Honolulu, HI

4.50

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

3.95

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

2.82

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

2.59

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

2.54

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

2.39
Areas with the highest location quotient for Receptionists and Information Clerks, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Rapid City, SD

2.22

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

2.10

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

2.10

Watertown-Fort Drum, NY

2.05

Coeur d'Alene, ID

2.02

Sioux Falls, SD

1.91

Eau Claire, WI

1.89

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

1.86

Ocean City, NJ

1.85

Punta Gorda, FL

1.83
Areas with the highest location quotient for Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY

7.38

Springfield, OH

6.38

Northeast South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.06

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV

2.80

Florence, SC

2.63

Duluth, MN-WI

2.56

St. Cloud, MN

2.52

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

2.32

Maryland nonmetropolitan area

2.21

Owensboro, KY

2.13
Areas with the highest location quotient for Order Clerks, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

5.50

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

3.78

Yakima, WA

3.59

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

2.87

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

2.68

Racine, WI

2.56

Wausau, WI

2.45

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

2.39

Columbus, OH

2.28

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

2.27
Areas with the highest location quotient for New Accounts Clerks, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Columbia, MO

8.14

Jackson, MI

7.25

Victoria, TX

6.98

Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

6.78

Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area

6.25

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

6.16

Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

5.47

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

5.23

St. Joseph, MO-KS

5.16

Abilene, TX

4.86
Areas with the highest location quotient for Loan Interviewers and Clerks, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

4.96

Columbia, MO

3.63

Sioux Falls, SD

3.53

Winchester, VA-WV

3.02

Gainesville, GA

2.93

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.87

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

2.85

Manhattan, KS

2.69

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.68

Lawton, OK

2.66
Areas with the highest location quotient for Library Assistants, Clerical, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Ann Arbor, MI

9.32

East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

3.95

Lawrence, KS

3.91

St. Cloud, MN

3.84

Bloomington, IN

3.69

West Central-Southwest New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.34

Ocean City, NJ

3.33

Northwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.32

Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

3.26

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

3.21
Areas with the highest location quotient for Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Manchester, NH

4.11

Eugene, OR

3.64

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

3.20

Staunton-Waynesboro, VA

3.17

Topeka, KS

3.07

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

2.99

Springfield, MO

2.92

Logan, UT-ID

2.81

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

2.70

Lincoln, NE

2.59
Areas with the highest location quotient for Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

7.21

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

6.61

Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

5.69

Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC

5.59

Rapid City, SD

5.54

Ocean City, NJ

5.21

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

5.14

Brunswick, GA

5.12

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

4.91

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

4.81
Areas with the highest location quotient for File Clerks, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN

3.04

El Paso, TX

2.89

Lubbock, TX

2.78

Lewiston, ID-WA

2.58

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

2.47

Jacksonville, FL

2.45

Prescott, AZ

2.37

Jackson, TN

2.37

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

2.34

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

2.27
Areas with the highest location quotient for Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Topeka, KS

7.56

Fresno, CA

6.09

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

4.13

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.96

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.67

Waco, TX

3.65

Southeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.41

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA

3.38

Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.19

Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.14
Areas with the highest location quotient for Customer Service Representatives, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Salt Lake City, UT

2.14

Jacksonville, NC

2.10

Yuma, AZ

2.09

Provo-Orem, UT

2.06

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

2.00

Tucson, AZ

1.96

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

1.94

Albuquerque, NM

1.92

Lawrence, KS

1.88

Appleton, WI

1.83
Areas with the highest location quotient for Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

8.99

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

8.16

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

5.80

Fargo, ND-MN

4.53

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

4.41

Sioux Falls, SD

4.06

Baton Rouge, LA

3.36

Knoxville, TN

3.34

Trenton, NJ

3.20

Dothan, AL

3.10
Areas with the highest location quotient for Court, Municipal, and License Clerks, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

6.55

Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

5.71

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

5.07

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

4.60

Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

4.45

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

4.45

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

4.40

Wheeling, WV-OH

4.31

Dover, DE

4.30

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.09
Areas with the highest location quotient for Correspondence Clerks, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Sioux Falls, SD

31.64

Chattanooga, TN-GA

10.43

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN

7.24

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

4.76

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

4.31

St. Louis, MO-IL

3.07

Tulsa, OK

2.72

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

2.59

Springfield, MA-CT

2.41

Oklahoma City, OK

2.34
Areas with the highest location quotient for Brokerage Clerks, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Trenton, NJ

3.09

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

3.07

St. Louis, MO-IL

3.05

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

3.01

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD

2.65

Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC

2.53

Casper, WY

2.50

Jacksonville, FL

1.97

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

1.91

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN

1.81
Areas with the highest location quotient for Financial Clerks, All Other, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Pueblo, CO

7.04

Duluth, MN-WI

5.18

Anchorage, AK

4.86

Trenton, NJ

4.82

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA

4.67

Fort Collins, CO

4.58

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

4.29

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN

3.60

Brunswick, GA

3.56

Colorado Springs, CO

3.43
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tellers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

3.36

Lawton, OK

3.28

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

3.11

Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

2.55

South Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

2.52

Victoria, TX

2.50

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

2.45

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

2.41

Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

2.40

West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

2.35
Areas with the highest location quotient for Procurement Clerks, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Hinesville, GA

6.37

Warner Robins, GA

4.99

Columbus, GA-AL

4.73

Valdosta, GA

4.41

Lawton, OK

4.08

Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ

3.67

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

3.56

East Stroudsburg, PA

3.38

Bangor, ME

3.34

Fayetteville, NC

3.33
Areas with the highest location quotient for Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

El Centro, CA

2.68

Merced, CA

2.60

Madera, CA

2.13

Bangor, ME

2.09

Elmira, NY

2.04

Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA

2.02

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

2.01

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

2.00

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

1.93

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

1.89
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gaming Cage Workers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

38.11

Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

30.84

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

19.56

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

19.39

Lake Charles, LA

19.23

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

18.77

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

17.91

Carson City, NV

14.48

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

11.92

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

11.83
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Rapid City, SD

2.57

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.56

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.19

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

1.87

West Montana nonmetropolitan area

1.86

Sioux Falls, SD

1.84

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

1.83

Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

1.76

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

1.74

Northwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

1.72
Areas with the highest location quotient for Billing and Posting Clerks, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Logan, UT-ID

2.31

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

2.27

Macon, GA

2.17

Great Falls, MT

2.06

Pocatello, ID

2.05

Florence, SC

2.01

Dover-Durham, NH-ME

1.95

Homosassa Springs, FL

1.95

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

1.92

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

1.91
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bill and Account Collectors, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Sebring, FL

6.81

Sioux Falls, SD

6.21

San Angelo, TX

4.75

Coeur d'Alene, ID

3.65

Cleveland, TN

3.55

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL

3.31

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY

3.30

Salt Lake City, UT

3.12

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

3.10

Jacksonville, FL

2.92
Areas with the highest location quotient for Communications Equipment Operators, All Other, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

16.50

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

1.05

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

0.75

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

0.60

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

0.34
Areas with the highest location quotient for Telephone Operators, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

8.74

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

3.99

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

3.71

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

2.08

Kansas City, MO-KS

2.06

Salt Lake City, UT

1.99

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY

1.84

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

1.74

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

1.70

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

1.61
Areas with the highest location quotient for Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

22.63

Logan, UT-ID

5.29

Redding, CA

4.44

Springfield, OH

4.42

Elmira, NY

3.27

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

2.82

Gainesville, GA

2.65

Farmington, NM

2.54

Eau Claire, WI

2.54

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

2.46
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

1.87

Columbia, SC

1.81

Mayag「ez, PR

1.70

Danbury, CT

1.68

Charleston, WV

1.64

Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

1.63

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

1.62

Maryland nonmetropolitan area

1.57

Arecibo, PR

1.56

Santa Fe, NM

1.55
Areas with the highest location quotient for Office and Administrative Support Occupations, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Laredo, TX

1.38

Grants Pass, OR

1.30

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

1.24

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

1.23

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL

1.22

Charleston, WV

1.22

Mayag「ez, PR

1.21

Jacksonville, FL

1.20

State College, PA

1.19

Salt Lake City, UT

1.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sales and Related Workers, All Other, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Chico, CA

3.85

Grand Junction, CO

2.95

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

2.83

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA

2.78

Victoria, TX

2.69

Maryland nonmetropolitan area

2.61

Eugene, OR

2.51

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

2.41

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

2.35

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.27
Areas with the highest location quotient for Door-to-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA

4.38

Austin-Round Rock, TX

2.99

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

2.88

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

1.97

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

1.95

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

1.40

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

1.33

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

0.90

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN

0.55
Areas with the highest location quotient for Telemarketers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Canton-Massillon, OH

7.92

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

7.61

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA

7.24

Idaho Falls, ID

6.23

Dayton, OH

6.20

El Paso, TX

5.51

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

5.16

Southeast-Central Idaho nonmetropolitan area

5.04

Longview, TX

3.97

Montgomery, AL

3.85
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sales Engineers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Boulder, CO

6.12

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

4.23

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

3.51

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

3.05

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

2.42

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

2.39

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

2.33

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA

2.21

Akron, OH

2.19

Austin-Round Rock, TX

2.15
Areas with the highest location quotient for Real Estate Sales Agents, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

6.30

Charleston-North Charleston, SC

5.57

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

4.53

Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC

3.33

Lawton, OK

3.07

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

3.01

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

2.92

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

2.88

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.87

Oklahoma City, OK

2.82
Areas with the highest location quotient for Real Estate Brokers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Bend-Redmond, OR

8.18

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

6.68

Northeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.19

Colorado Springs, CO

4.19

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

4.07

Wilmington, NC

4.05

Charleston-North Charleston, SC

3.98

Fayetteville, NC

3.82

Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC

3.61

Columbia, SC

3.54
Areas with the highest location quotient for Models, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Kansas City, MO-KS

2.77

St. Louis, MO-IL

1.92

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

1.42

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

1.20

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

1.17
Areas with the highest location quotient for Demonstrators and Product Promoters, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Napa, CA

50.34

Walla Walla, WA

14.32

Santa Rosa, CA

13.83

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA

11.58

North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area

6.92

Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

6.09

Kennewick-Richland, WA

5.72

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

4.01

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

3.41

Salem, OR

3.21
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

1.94

Grand Island, NE

1.85

Billings, MT

1.81

Appleton, WI

1.81

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

1.79

Sioux Falls, SD

1.72

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

1.69

Janesville-Beloit, WI

1.69

Lafayette, LA

1.68

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

1.66
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Austin-Round Rock, TX

4.50

Raleigh, NC

3.81

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

3.19

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

2.74

Tulsa, OK

2.71

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

2.54

Provo-Orem, UT

2.37

Manchester, NH

2.31

Portsmouth, NH-ME

2.13

Enid, OK

2.13
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sales Representatives, Services, All Other, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

2.03

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

1.97

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

1.89

Austin-Round Rock, TX

1.78

Boulder, CO

1.68

Raleigh, NC

1.63

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

1.53

Victoria, TX

1.51

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

1.51

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

1.47
Areas with the highest location quotient for Travel Agents, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

16.15

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

4.48

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

3.69

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.28

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

2.98

Mayag「ez, PR

2.81

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

2.36

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

2.35

Panama City, FL

2.31

Urban Honolulu, HI

2.18
Areas with the highest location quotient for Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Trenton, NJ

3.32

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

3.20

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

2.68

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

2.05

St. Cloud, MN

1.78

Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC

1.76

The Villages, FL

1.74

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

1.65

Jacksonville, FL

1.59

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

1.51
Areas with the highest location quotient for Insurance Sales Agents, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

2.39

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

2.13

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

2.12

Hot Springs, AR

2.08

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

2.04

Enid, OK

2.02

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

2.00

Great Falls, MT

1.90

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

1.90

Amarillo, TX

1.85
Areas with the highest location quotient for Advertising Sales Agents, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Greensboro-High Point, NC

2.44

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

2.35

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

2.35

Fargo, ND-MN

2.03

Manchester, NH

1.98

Missoula, MT

1.97

Ocala, FL

1.94

Rapid City, SD

1.92

Great Falls, MT

1.87

Danbury, CT

1.80
Areas with the highest location quotient for Retail Salespersons, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Arecibo, PR

2.54

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

2.14

East Stroudsburg, PA

2.02

Saginaw, MI

1.96

Mayag「ez, PR

1.96

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV

1.93

Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC

1.93

Elmira, NY

1.93

Punta Gorda, FL

1.89

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

1.89
Areas with the highest location quotient for Parts Salespersons, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

4.51

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

3.81

Arecibo, PR

3.54

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

3.35

Grants Pass, OR

3.21

Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area

2.84

Dothan, AL

2.79

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.72

Hammond, LA

2.71

Casper, WY

2.67
Areas with the highest location quotient for Counter and Rental Clerks, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.41

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

2.63

San Angelo, TX

2.49

Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.45

North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.25

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

2.23

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

2.22

Yuba City, CA

2.17

Jacksonville, NC

2.13

Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL

2.13
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Carson City, NV

22.81

Lake Charles, LA

21.48

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

20.54

Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

19.87

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

19.26

Lawton, OK

15.54

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

13.57

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

11.34

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

10.83

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV

10.70
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cashiers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Guayama, PR

2.73

Ponce, PR

2.34

San German, PR

2.30

Hammond, LA

2.14

Ocean City, NJ

2.11

Jacksonville, NC

2.06

Sebring, FL

2.04

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

2.02

Hattiesburg, MS

2.00

Mayag「ez, PR

1.99
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Billings, MT

2.07

Napa, CA

2.03

Manchester, NH

1.77

Goldsboro, NC

1.75

Raleigh, NC

1.65

Tulsa, OK

1.64

Austin-Round Rock, TX

1.64

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

1.62

Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC

1.61

Knoxville, TN

1.60
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Mayag「ez, PR

3.34

Arecibo, PR

2.40

Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

2.27

Guayama, PR

2.27

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

2.22

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

2.08

Ponce, PR

2.08

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

1.97

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

1.96

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

1.95
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sales and Related Occupations, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Arecibo, PR

1.66

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

1.65

Mayag「ez, PR

1.60

Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC

1.57

Ponce, PR

1.53

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

1.50

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

1.47

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

1.46

Punta Gorda, FL

1.45

Dothan, AL

1.41
Areas with the highest location quotient for Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

42.47

Grants Pass, OR

41.51

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

33.55

Eugene, OR

30.42

Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

29.88

Salem, OR

26.31

Medford, OR

21.12

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

17.00

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

5.38

Tallahassee, FL

5.13
Areas with the highest location quotient for Residential Advisors, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Homosassa Springs, FL

13.94

Jackson, TN

11.00

Rapid City, SD

10.07

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

7.26

St. George, UT

7.14

Sioux Falls, SD

7.11

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

6.79

Owensboro, KY

6.63

West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

6.20

Barnstable Town, MA

5.70
Areas with the highest location quotient for Recreation Workers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Ann Arbor, MI

3.89

Manhattan, KS

3.72

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.50

Morristown, TN

2.92

Gadsden, AL

2.84

The Villages, FL

2.79

Modesto, CA

2.74

Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area

2.48

Tallahassee, FL

2.44

New Bedford, MA

2.32
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Charlottesville, VA

3.03

Tucson, AZ

2.54

Grand Forks, ND-MN

2.44

Wenatchee, WA

2.37

Lawrence, KS

2.30

Bend-Redmond, OR

2.29

Boulder, CO

2.27

Ann Arbor, MI

2.14

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.11

St. George, UT

2.11
Areas with the highest location quotient for Personal Care Aides, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

7.18

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

7.01

El Centro, CA

4.26

Laredo, TX

4.17

Northern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

3.72

Border Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

3.62

Chico, CA

3.57

Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area

3.40

Redding, CA

3.20

Alexandria, LA

3.05
Areas with the highest location quotient for Childcare Workers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Hammond, LA

3.05

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

3.00

Muncie, IN

2.88

Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

2.70

Ithaca, NY

2.42

Iowa City, IA

2.42

Eastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.36

Bismarck, ND

2.28

Johnstown, PA

2.21

Yuba City, CA

2.17
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tour and Travel Guides, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Flagstaff, AZ

24.28

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

18.98

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

15.91

Prescott, AZ

11.14

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

10.90

Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

9.51

St. George, UT

9.37

Northwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

7.69

Urban Honolulu, HI

7.56

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

6.11
Areas with the highest location quotient for Concierges, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

21.68

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

8.16

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

7.19

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

6.68

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

5.30

Urban Honolulu, HI

4.64

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

4.43

Napa, CA

4.38

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

4.10

Bend-Redmond, OR

3.75
Areas with the highest location quotient for Baggage Porters and Bellhops, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

15.24

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

8.96

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

8.36

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

7.44

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

7.27

Napa, CA

6.81

Urban Honolulu, HI

6.62

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

4.53

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

4.41

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

4.07
Areas with the highest location quotient for Skincare Specialists, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Grand Junction, CO

4.97

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

4.37

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

4.15

Boulder, CO

3.72

Pocatello, ID

3.24

Tucson, AZ

2.94

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

2.87

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

2.82

Napa, CA

2.66

Barnstable Town, MA

2.63
Areas with the highest location quotient for Shampooers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

7.34

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD

6.37

Reading, PA

5.64

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

4.75

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

3.18

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

2.63

Pittsburgh, PA

2.59

Richmond, VA

2.48

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

2.42

Jacksonville, FL

2.33
Areas with the highest location quotient for Manicurists and Pedicurists, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

5.22

Danbury, CT

5.07

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

4.71

Modesto, CA

4.07

Stockton-Lodi, CA

4.05

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

3.73

Yuba City, CA

2.60

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

2.55

Bloomington, IN

2.51

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

2.33
Areas with the highest location quotient for Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

10.91

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

5.47

Urban Honolulu, HI

3.68

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

2.48

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

2.29

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

1.89

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

0.68
Areas with the highest location quotient for Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Johnstown, PA

3.19

Johnson City, TN

2.89

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

2.41

Altoona, PA

2.35

Panama City, FL

2.21

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

2.21

Elmira, NY

2.12

East Stroudsburg, PA

2.11

Ocean City, NJ

2.05

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

2.03
Areas with the highest location quotient for Barbers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Lubbock, TX

4.32

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

3.23

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN

2.68

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

2.33

St. Louis, MO-IL

1.41

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

1.41

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

1.36

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

1.07

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

0.99
Areas with the highest location quotient for Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

6.52

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

5.73

East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.47

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

5.19

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

5.17

Morristown, TN

5.06

Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area

5.06

Southeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.85

Northeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

4.81

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

4.55
Areas with the highest location quotient for Funeral Attendants, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Wheeling, WV-OH

8.53

Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

6.57

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

6.25

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

6.21

Kokomo, IN

5.34

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

5.29

Northeast South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

5.17

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

5.07

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

4.71

Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area

4.64
Areas with the highest location quotient for Embalmers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

16.81

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

7.93

Knoxville, TN

5.50

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

4.15

Oklahoma City, OK

3.23

Urban Honolulu, HI

2.53

Kansas City, MO-KS

2.07

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

1.34

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

1.00
Areas with the highest location quotient for Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers, All Other, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Monroe, LA

28.96

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

10.82

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

7.85

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

6.37

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

4.74

Reno, NV

4.51

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

3.28

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

2.93

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

2.64

Fresno, CA

2.63
Areas with the highest location quotient for Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Jefferson City, MO

18.72

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

12.01

Portland-South Portland, ME

9.47

Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

6.25

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

6.20

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

6.07

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

5.35

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

5.26

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

5.01

Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI

4.80
Areas with the highest location quotient for Costume Attendants, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

6.16

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

4.21

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

3.71

Salt Lake City, UT

2.52

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

2.34

Urban Honolulu, HI

1.90

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

1.73

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

1.48

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

1.19

Pittsburgh, PA

1.18
Areas with the highest location quotient for Amusement and Recreation Attendants, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

4.87

East Stroudsburg, PA

3.80

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

3.79

Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC

3.74

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.68

Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.61

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

3.43

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

3.34

Hot Springs, AR

3.15

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

3.11
Areas with the highest location quotient for Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

5.37

Knoxville, TN

3.81

Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

3.25

Winston-Salem, NC

2.82

Boise City, ID

2.72

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

2.62

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

2.60

Grand Forks, ND-MN

2.44

St. George, UT

2.38

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

2.27
Areas with the highest location quotient for Motion Picture Projectionists, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

4.70

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

3.98

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD

2.66

Jacksonville, FL

1.98

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

1.69

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

1.52

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

1.49

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

1.48

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

1.43

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

1.36
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gaming Service Workers, All Other, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

50.15

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

37.81

Reno, NV

19.37

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

16.23

College Station-Bryan, TX

10.52

Abilene, TX

7.78

Waco, TX

7.53

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

6.31

Baton Rouge, LA

6.08

Arizona nonmetropolitan area

5.97
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

40.73

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

22.56

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

18.33

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

14.99

Montgomery, AL

11.58

Reno, NV

8.91

Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

7.42

Anchorage, AK

6.96

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

5.34

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

4.45
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gaming Dealers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

43.87

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

29.58

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

21.78

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

21.72

Reno, NV

9.28

Bismarck, ND

6.78

Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

6.32

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

6.16

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

6.01

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

4.86
Areas with the highest location quotient for Nonfarm Animal Caretakers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Ocala, FL

3.90

Lexington-Fayette, KY

2.78

Hot Springs, AR

2.74

Jacksonville, NC

2.27

Pueblo, CO

2.06

Fort Collins, CO

2.06

Ocean City, NJ

1.99

Ames, IA

1.94

Southwest Montana nonmetropolitan area

1.93

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

1.92
Areas with the highest location quotient for Animal Trainers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Ocala, FL

13.80

Panama City, FL

5.60

Santa Fe, NM

5.05

Raleigh, NC

4.97

Santa Rosa, CA

4.77

Topeka, KS

3.86

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN

3.20

North Florida nonmetropolitan area

2.89

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

2.50

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

2.39
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Ocean City, NJ

3.54

Sheboygan, WI

2.90

Johnstown, PA

2.83

Santa Fe, NM

2.61

Redding, CA

2.49

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

2.26

Kingston, NY

2.18

Johnson City, TN

2.13

Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

2.05

Elmira, NY

2.03
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Gaming Workers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

30.70

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

30.07

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

26.47

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

22.77

Lake Charles, LA

11.36

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

10.73

Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

10.09

Reno, NV

9.60

Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area

8.48

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

8.44
Areas with the highest location quotient for Personal Care and Service Occupations, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

3.40

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

3.29

Grants Pass, OR

2.24

El Centro, CA

2.17

Laredo, TX

2.15

Chico, CA

2.14

Northern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

2.07

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

1.99

Redding, CA

1.99

Springfield, MA-CT

1.89
Areas with the highest location quotient for Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

14.31

Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

7.88

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

7.67

Chattanooga, TN-GA

7.17

Bend-Redmond, OR

6.58

Clarksville, TN-KY

6.55

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

5.82

Johnson City, TN

5.33

Lake Charles, LA

5.13

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

4.94
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tree Trimmers and Pruners, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

6.35

Lawrence, KS

4.55

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

4.29

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

3.86

West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

3.63

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

3.08

Oklahoma City, OK

3.01

St. Louis, MO-IL

2.56

Visalia-Porterville, CA

2.13

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

1.99
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

18.33

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

16.64

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

15.76

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

11.59

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

10.69

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

10.61

Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

9.05

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

8.36

Champaign-Urbana, IL

7.66

Southeast-Central Idaho nonmetropolitan area

7.48
Areas with the highest location quotient for Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

4.32

Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

4.27

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

3.88

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

3.80

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

3.54

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

3.51

Ocean City, NJ

3.50

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

3.44

Port St. Lucie, FL

2.97

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.96
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pest Control Workers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Punta Gorda, FL

9.78

Homosassa Springs, FL

4.85

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

4.68

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

4.53

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

4.06

Brunswick, GA

3.91

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

3.88

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

3.82

Dothan, AL

3.79

Ocala, FL

3.74
Areas with the highest location quotient for Building Cleaning Workers, All Other, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Greeley, CO

14.48

Grand Junction, CO

6.24

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

4.00

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

2.66

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

0.68

Oklahoma City, OK

0.64

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

0.58

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

0.49

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

0.09
Areas with the highest location quotient for Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

6.71

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

4.79

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

4.35

Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

4.05

Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC

3.90

Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

3.63

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

3.62

Flagstaff, AZ

3.62

Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.53

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

3.49
Areas with the highest location quotient for Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Ponce, PR

3.39

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

2.52

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

2.30

Mayag「ez, PR

2.06

Harrisonburg, VA

1.81

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

1.80

Saginaw, MI

1.69

Ithaca, NY

1.68

San German, PR

1.67

Arecibo, PR

1.63
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

4.21

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

3.98

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

3.86

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

3.84

Homosassa Springs, FL

3.42

Barnstable Town, MA

3.36

Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.33

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

3.09

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

3.01

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

2.97
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

3.75

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

3.45

Ocean City, NJ

3.25

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.94

Brunswick, GA

2.91

Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC

2.73

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

2.66

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

2.50

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

2.43

Fairbanks, AK

2.41
Areas with the highest location quotient for Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

2.96

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

2.70

Ponce, PR

2.28

Ocean City, NJ

2.21

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.20

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

2.19

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

2.07

Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

1.97

Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC

1.95

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

1.88
Areas with the highest location quotient for Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Napa, CA

10.44

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

8.75

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

5.94

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

5.80

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA

5.46

California-Lexington Park, MD

4.26

Visalia-Porterville, CA

4.20

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

3.94

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

3.83

Bakersfield, CA

3.69
Areas with the highest location quotient for Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC

3.31

East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

2.94

Homosassa Springs, FL

2.65

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

2.64

The Villages, FL

2.61

Athens-Clarke County, GA

2.59

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

2.57

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

2.49

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

2.48

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

2.41
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dishwashers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Barnstable Town, MA

3.00

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

2.77

East Stroudsburg, PA

2.77

Brunswick, GA

2.69

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

2.50

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

2.48

Flagstaff, AZ

2.46

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

2.45

Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

2.40

Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.29
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Ocean City, NJ

4.51

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

4.00

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

3.89

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

3.78

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

3.77

Lawrence, KS

3.66

Napa, CA

3.18

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

3.04

San Angelo, TX

2.46

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA

2.44
Areas with the highest location quotient for Food Servers, Nonrestaurant, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Maryland nonmetropolitan area

3.97

Cumberland, MD-WV

3.83

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

3.71

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.52

Corvallis, OR

3.41

Muncie, IN

2.68

Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

2.65

Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

2.58

Rochester, MN

2.56

Duluth, MN-WI

2.52
Areas with the highest location quotient for Waiters and Waitresses, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

3.07

The Villages, FL

2.91

Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC

2.66

Ocean City, NJ

2.53

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

2.28

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

2.28

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

2.23

Panama City, FL

2.19

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

2.17

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.09
Areas with the highest location quotient for Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Ocean City, NJ

5.63

New Bedford, MA

4.23

Sioux Falls, SD

3.69

Bend-Redmond, OR

3.62

Redding, CA

3.42

Bangor, ME

3.28

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

3.28

Lawrence, KS

3.23

Morristown, TN

3.19

Clarksville, TN-KY

3.15
Areas with the highest location quotient for Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Jacksonville, NC

2.96

Hinesville, GA

2.43

Florence, SC

2.04

Burlington, NC

2.02

Fayetteville, NC

1.97

Bay City, MI

1.96

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

1.95

Sherman-Denison, TX

1.94

Brunswick, GA

1.93

Muskegon, MI

1.89
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bartenders, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.22

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.97

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

3.63

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN

3.47

Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

3.10

Northeastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

3.08

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

2.86

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

2.81

Western Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

2.76

Johnstown, PA

2.76
Areas with the highest location quotient for Food Preparation Workers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

4.70

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

4.27

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

4.11

Fairbanks, AK

3.49

Lafayette, LA

3.45

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

3.42

Ocean City, NJ

3.33

Lake Charles, LA

3.27

Hammond, LA

3.26

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

3.00
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cooks, All Other, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Santa Rosa, CA

8.06

Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

6.29

Bloomington, IN

5.34

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

4.94

Urban Honolulu, HI

4.64

Northwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

4.02

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

4.00

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA

3.76

Anchorage, AK

3.75

Monroe, LA

3.25
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cooks, Short Order, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Ocean City, NJ

6.58

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

6.08

Johnson City, TN

5.30

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

4.58

Rapid City, SD

4.55

Lima, OH

4.53

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

4.30

Barnstable Town, MA

4.20

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

3.75

Chattanooga, TN-GA

3.69
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cooks, Restaurant, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC

2.99

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

2.89

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

2.79

Flagstaff, AZ

2.68

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

2.49

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

2.36

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

2.34

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

2.30

Santa Fe, NM

2.12

Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.05
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cooks, Private Household, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

4.62

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

3.98
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

5.55

San German, PR

5.34

Ponce, PR

5.12

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

4.47

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

4.45

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

4.01

Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

3.83

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.72

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.72

Enid, OK

3.69
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cooks, Fast Food, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

5.17

Merced, CA

4.22

Boise City, ID

4.10

Jackson, MS

4.04

Mayag「ez, PR

3.93

Lawton, OK

3.77

Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

3.76

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

3.73

Clarksville, TN-KY

3.66

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

3.51
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Guayama, PR

2.37

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

2.20

Hammond, LA

2.11

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

2.07

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

2.03

Jacksonville, NC

1.99

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

1.96

Flagstaff, AZ

1.92

Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC

1.91

Lawrence, KS

1.87
Areas with the highest location quotient for Chefs and Head Cooks, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

5.26

Florence, SC

5.25

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

4.30

Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

4.01

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

4.01

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

3.93

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.71

Napa, CA

3.70

The Villages, FL

3.64

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

3.42
Areas with the highest location quotient for Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

2.03

Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC

1.96

Ocean City, NJ

1.94

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

1.76

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

1.75

Brunswick, GA

1.74

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

1.73

Jacksonville, NC

1.72

Flagstaff, AZ

1.72

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

1.68
Areas with the highest location quotient for Protective Service Workers, All Other, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Kingston, NY

5.44

Casper, WY

4.60

East Stroudsburg, PA

4.18

Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

4.14

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

4.13

Northern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

3.91

Central East New York nonmetropolitan area

3.67

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

3.52

Ocean City, NJ

3.37

Monroe, LA

3.35
Areas with the highest location quotient for Transportation Security Screeners, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

8.53

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

7.60

Fairbanks, AK

6.05

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

4.73

Urban Honolulu, HI

4.12

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

3.65

Manchester, NH

3.59

Anchorage, AK

3.57

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

3.39

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

3.33
Areas with the highest location quotient for Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

East Stroudsburg, PA

6.42

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

5.48

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

4.66

East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

4.03

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

3.51

Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

3.41

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

3.33

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

2.68

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA

2.38

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.31
Areas with the highest location quotient for Crossing Guards, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

8.01

Coeur d'Alene, ID

6.69

Grand Junction, CO

5.58

Dover, DE

5.50

Salem, OR

4.47

Waterbury, CT

3.34

Logan, UT-ID

3.15

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA

3.01

El Paso, TX

2.80

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

2.57
Areas with the highest location quotient for Security Guards, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Guayama, PR

15.24

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

4.97

Mayag「ez, PR

3.18

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

2.59

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

2.53

Monroe, LA

2.27

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

2.22

Beckley, WV

2.21

Urban Honolulu, HI

2.19

Columbia, SC

2.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

51.22

Lawton, OK

30.40

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

25.81

Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI

22.88

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

19.72

North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area

17.74

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

15.17

Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

13.11

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

13.11

Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

12.39
Areas with the highest location quotient for Private Detectives and Investigators, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Pittsburgh, PA

5.69

Central East New York nonmetropolitan area

4.10

Lafayette, LA

3.33

Salem, OR

2.65

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

2.55

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

2.54

Anchorage, AK

2.36

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

2.20

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC

2.10

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN

2.09
Areas with the highest location quotient for Animal Control Workers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Virginia nonmetropolitan area

7.92

Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

7.08

Central East New York nonmetropolitan area

6.49

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

6.13

Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area

6.13

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

5.60

Coastal Plains Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

5.00

Arizona nonmetropolitan area

4.69

Binghamton, NY

4.28

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

4.17
Areas with the highest location quotient for Transit and Railroad Police, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

5.25

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

1.84
Areas with the highest location quotient for Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

4.35

Hammond, LA

2.38

The Villages, FL

2.33

Northeast South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

2.24

Border Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

2.16

Northeast Virginia nonmetropolitan area

2.12

Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

2.12

Danville, IL

2.00

North Florida nonmetropolitan area

2.00

Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

1.99
Areas with the highest location quotient for Parking Enforcement Workers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Dover-Durham, NH-ME

15.07

Baton Rouge, LA

3.76

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

3.18

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

2.53

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

2.38

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

2.36

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

2.29

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

2.14

Pittsburgh, PA

2.12

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD

1.83
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fish and Game Wardens, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

20.13

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

13.88

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

13.60

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

12.37

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

9.08

Coastal Plains Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

8.38

North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area

7.52

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

6.64

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

6.18

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

5.82
Areas with the highest location quotient for Detectives and Criminal Investigators, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ

37.76

Border Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

32.06

Laredo, TX

17.85

El Centro, CA

14.78

Coastal Plains Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

13.68

Arizona nonmetropolitan area

12.93

Las Cruces, NM

11.81

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

7.79

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

7.50

El Paso, TX

7.41
Areas with the highest location quotient for Correctional Officers and Jailers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

North Florida nonmetropolitan area

19.36

Pine Bluff, AR

15.98

The Villages, FL

14.22

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

10.95

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

8.52

Elmira, NY

8.46

Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area

8.25

Cumberland, MD-WV

7.32

Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

7.21

Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

7.08
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bailiffs, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

10.10

Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY

8.85

Macon, GA

8.54

Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

7.89

Northeast Virginia nonmetropolitan area

6.38

Kingston, NY

5.66

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

5.57

East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.42

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

5.23

Central East New York nonmetropolitan area

5.01
Areas with the highest location quotient for Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

44.16

South Georgia nonmetropolitan area

38.21

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

33.47

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

31.79

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

24.02

Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area

21.32

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

14.17

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

12.45

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

2.30

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

1.76
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fire Inspectors and Investigators, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

El Paso, TX

11.81

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

7.90

Jefferson City, MO

6.17

Trenton, NJ

4.39

Topeka, KS

3.66

North Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

2.96

Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI

2.95

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

2.51

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

2.37

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

2.02
Areas with the highest location quotient for Firefighters, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

6.28

Arizona nonmetropolitan area

4.90

North Valley-Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

4.06

Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

3.72

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

3.07

Santa Fe, NM

3.04

Northwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

3.01

Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

2.92

Leominster-Gardner, MA

2.79

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

2.78
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Protective Service Workers, All Other, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Mayag「ez, PR

3.59

Northern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

2.82

Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.80

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

2.71

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

2.56

Hattiesburg, MS

2.36

Santa Fe, NM

2.28

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

2.27

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

2.23

Urban Honolulu, HI

2.17
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Arizona nonmetropolitan area

6.49

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

4.53

Prescott, AZ

4.51

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

4.42

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

3.95

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

3.93

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

3.70

Albany, OR

3.49

Barnstable Town, MA

3.46

Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.36
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Hinesville, GA

5.90

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

5.11

The Villages, FL

3.96

Warner Robins, GA

3.13

Topeka, KS

3.03

Pine Bluff, AR

2.95

Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

2.89

California-Lexington Park, MD

2.86

Brunswick, GA

2.82

Oklahoma City, OK

2.77
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Cumberland, MD-WV

14.33

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

13.12

North Florida nonmetropolitan area

12.19

Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area

12.06

Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

11.16

Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

9.47

The Villages, FL

8.97

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

8.32

Elmira, NY

8.07

West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

7.99
Areas with the highest location quotient for Protective Service Occupations, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Guayama, PR

5.39

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

3.53

North Florida nonmetropolitan area

3.33

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

3.32

Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ

3.01

Pine Bluff, AR

2.96

The Villages, FL

2.90

Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.59

El Centro, CA

2.56

Border Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

2.43
Areas with the highest location quotient for Healthcare Support Workers, All Other, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

5.87

Fayetteville, NC

5.42

Monroe, LA

4.55

Ocean City, NJ

4.37

Fairbanks, AK

4.00

Trenton, NJ

3.99

Arizona nonmetropolitan area

3.85

Clarksville, TN-KY

3.84

Killeen-Temple, TX

3.72

Bakersfield, CA

3.67
Areas with the highest location quotient for Phlebotomists, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Burlington, NC

10.31

Saginaw, MI

4.66

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL

4.22

Owensboro, KY

3.48

Winston-Salem, NC

3.29

Brunswick, GA

3.25

Manchester, NH

3.09

Lawton, OK

3.02

Bangor, ME

2.94

Hattiesburg, MS

2.94
Areas with the highest location quotient for Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Ithaca, NY

5.09

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

3.49

San German, PR

3.18

Lexington-Fayette, KY

3.03

Wilmington, NC

2.99

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA

2.70

Bellingham, WA

2.70

Jefferson City, MO

2.66

Morristown, TN

2.54

Knoxville, TN

2.54
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pharmacy Aides, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Ponce, PR

24.33

Arecibo, PR

22.58

San German, PR

16.23

Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

9.79

West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

9.22

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

7.59

Merced, CA

5.95

Chico, CA

5.57

Texarkana, TX-AR

5.43

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

4.98
Areas with the highest location quotient for Medical Transcriptionists, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Sioux Falls, SD

4.48

Roanoke, VA

4.44

Topeka, KS

4.30

Rapid City, SD

3.90

Tucson, AZ

3.70

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

3.57

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.38

Morgantown, WV

3.02

Jacksonville, NC

2.95

Redding, CA

2.93
Areas with the highest location quotient for Medical Equipment Preparers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

4.16

Morgantown, WV

4.00

Grants Pass, OR

4.00

Cumberland, MD-WV

4.00

Dothan, AL

3.60

Greenville, NC

3.21

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

3.18

Sioux Falls, SD

3.14

Flagstaff, AZ

3.12

Fargo, ND-MN

2.87
Areas with the highest location quotient for Medical Assistants, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

The Villages, FL

2.63

Gainesville, GA

2.58

Gadsden, AL

2.48

Rome, GA

2.40

Ocala, FL

2.29

Bangor, ME

2.22

Lima, OH

2.22

Midland, MI

2.17

Macon, GA

2.15

Grants Pass, OR

2.10
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dental Assistants, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

2.54

St. George, UT

2.45

Farmington, NM

2.37

Pocatello, ID

2.32

Yakima, WA

2.18

Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

2.08

Logan, UT-ID

2.04

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

2.04

Grants Pass, OR

2.00

Mayag「ez, PR

1.99
Areas with the highest location quotient for Massage Therapists, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Napa, CA

6.05

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

4.88

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.67

Fort Collins, CO

3.64

Asheville, NC

3.61

Anchorage, AK

3.25

Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI

3.18

Boulder, CO

3.14

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

3.13

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL

2.77
Areas with the highest location quotient for Physical Therapist Aides, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Sebring, FL

5.89

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

5.66

Gadsden, AL

4.70

Baton Rouge, LA

4.36

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

4.16

Huntsville, AL

3.84

Grand Island, NE

3.79

Erie, PA

3.78

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

3.68

Wenatchee, WA

3.46
Areas with the highest location quotient for Physical Therapist Assistants, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Homosassa Springs, FL

6.11

Gadsden, AL

5.12

Cumberland, MD-WV

4.89

West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

4.60

The Villages, FL

4.40

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA

3.76

Morristown, TN

3.61

Canton-Massillon, OH

3.57

Dalton, GA

3.41

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

3.32
Areas with the highest location quotient for Occupational Therapy Aides, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Waterbury, CT

13.23

Peoria, IL

10.72

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

9.31

York-Hanover, PA

4.57

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD

1.28

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

0.95

St. Louis, MO-IL

0.95

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

0.93

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

0.56

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

0.55
Areas with the highest location quotient for Occupational Therapy Assistants, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Gadsden, AL

8.91

Green Bay, WI

6.88

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA

6.26

Cumberland, MD-WV

6.23

Racine, WI

6.05

Altoona, PA

5.55

Williamsport, PA

5.28

New Bern, NC

5.25

Canton-Massillon, OH

4.72

Wheeling, WV-OH

4.10
Areas with the highest location quotient for Orderlies, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

6.03

Trenton, NJ

4.29

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

4.20

Mayag「ez, PR

3.96

Lubbock, TX

3.44

Fort Wayne, IN

3.21

Tyler, TX

2.99

Tulsa, OK

2.75

Ponce, PR

2.60

Charlottesville, VA

2.56
Areas with the highest location quotient for Nursing Assistants, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

3.07

Goldsboro, NC

2.83

Walla Walla, WA

2.55

East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.53

Southeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

2.50

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

2.37

Grand Forks, ND-MN

2.36

Kankakee, IL

2.33

South Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

2.32

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

2.32
Areas with the highest location quotient for Psychiatric Aides, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Tuscaloosa, AL

26.23

Salem, OR

17.35

Jackson, MS

16.28

Southwest Montana nonmetropolitan area

15.86

Gainesville, FL

15.43

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

15.06

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

14.01

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

9.53

Utica-Rome, NY

8.54

Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area

7.22
Areas with the highest location quotient for Home Health Aides, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

5.31

Sherman-Denison, TX

4.81

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

4.52

Coastal Plains Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

4.12

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

3.87

Northeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.17

Bay City, MI

3.09

Flint, MI

3.01

Goldsboro, NC

2.94

Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

2.83
Areas with the highest location quotient for Healthcare Support Occupations, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Goldsboro, NC

2.02

Tyler, TX

2.01

Rochester, MN

1.93

Glens Falls, NY

1.92

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

1.91

Sherman-Denison, TX

1.85

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

1.85

Bay City, MI

1.83

Greenville, NC

1.81

Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

1.78
Areas with the highest location quotient for Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Hammond, LA

16.22

Carson City, NV

12.68

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

8.77

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

7.84

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

5.73

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR

5.68

Jackson, TN

5.63

Wichita Falls, TX

5.30

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

5.30

Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

4.89
Areas with the highest location quotient for Genetic Counselors, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

7.69

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

3.13

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

2.85

Cleveland-Elyria, OH

2.24

Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC

1.85

Columbus, OH

1.83

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN

1.77

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

1.74

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

1.62

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

1.40
Areas with the highest location quotient for Athletic Trainers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Pocatello, ID

5.00

Jackson, MI

4.18

Wheeling, WV-OH

4.15

Tuscaloosa, AL

4.06

Charlottesville, VA

3.34

Hattiesburg, MS

3.11

Harrisonburg, VA

3.08

Racine, WI

3.06

Manchester, NH

2.99

West Central-Southwest New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

2.95
Areas with the highest location quotient for Occupational Health and Safety Technicians, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC

7.93

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

7.41

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

5.32

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

5.31

Baton Rouge, LA

5.25

El Paso, TX

4.88

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

4.74

Kennewick-Richland, WA

4.62

Longview, TX

4.35

College Station-Bryan, TX

4.11
Areas with the highest location quotient for Occupational Health and Safety Specialists, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Midland, MI

8.80

Kennewick-Richland, WA

6.48

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC

6.44

Midland, TX

4.59

Beckley, WV

4.42

Lake Charles, LA

4.17

Casper, WY

3.89

Odessa, TX

3.82

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.72

Trenton, NJ

3.70
Areas with the highest location quotient for Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Kennewick-Richland, WA

3.72

Hammond, LA

3.72

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

3.64

Rocky Mount, NC

3.16

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

3.08

Bakersfield, CA

3.02

Gainesville, FL

3.00

Carson City, NV

2.81

Winston-Salem, NC

2.80

Ocala, FL

2.78
Areas with the highest location quotient for Hearing Aid Specialists, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Urban Honolulu, HI

4.86

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

4.53

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

3.04

New Haven, CT

2.29

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

1.10

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

0.66

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

0.58

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

0.45

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD

0.43

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

0.42
Areas with the highest location quotient for Orthotists and Prosthetists, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Lansing-East Lansing, MI

3.88

Jackson, MS

3.82

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

3.42

Anchorage, AK

3.24

Asheville, NC

3.09

Springfield, MA-CT

3.04

Cleveland-Elyria, OH

2.78

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

2.34

Columbus, OH

2.08

Columbia, SC

2.04
Areas with the highest location quotient for Opticians, Dispensing, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Victoria, TX

4.12

Casper, WY

3.92

Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.69

Rapid City, SD

3.44

Pueblo, CO

3.23

Flint, MI

3.22

Ponce, PR

3.09

Fort Wayne, IN

2.94

Kalamazoo-Portage, MI

2.85

Wenatchee, WA

2.79
Areas with the highest location quotient for Medical Records and Health Information Technicians, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Morgantown, WV

4.06

Arizona nonmetropolitan area

3.22

Madera, CA

2.91

Iowa City, IA

2.85

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

2.64

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

2.63

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL

2.50

Great Falls, MT

2.36

Jackson, TN

2.29

Columbus, GA-AL

2.29
Areas with the highest location quotient for Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

4.04

Wichita Falls, TX

3.96

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

3.41

Homosassa Springs, FL

3.12

Johnson City, TN

3.09

Victoria, TX

3.00

West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

2.99

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

2.97

Jackson, TN

2.93

Beckley, WV

2.88
Areas with the highest location quotient for Ophthalmic Medical Technicians, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Wichita Falls, TX

4.78

Sherman-Denison, TX

4.49

Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH

3.95

Medford, OR

3.88

Danbury, CT

3.73

Muskegon, MI

3.64

Bismarck, ND

3.60

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA

3.57

Boulder, CO

3.10

Amarillo, TX

3.09
Areas with the highest location quotient for Veterinary Technologists and Technicians, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Corvallis, OR

4.93

College Station-Bryan, TX

4.86

Ithaca, NY

4.72

Fort Collins, CO

4.58

Auburn-Opelika, AL

4.50

Gainesville, FL

3.98

Homosassa Springs, FL

3.77

Champaign-Urbana, IL

3.61

Dover-Durham, NH-ME

3.28

Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN

3.04
Areas with the highest location quotient for Surgical Technologists, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Morgantown, WV

5.32

Mayag「ez, PR

4.64

Florence, SC

3.45

Rome, GA

3.36

Owensboro, KY

3.22

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

3.05

Wausau, WI

2.97

Tyler, TX

2.90

Huntsville, AL

2.89

Sioux Falls, SD

2.75
Areas with the highest location quotient for Respiratory Therapy Technicians, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Jonesboro, AR

18.19

Columbia, MO

16.26

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

6.46

Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area

6.05

St. Louis, MO-IL

5.49

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

5.15

Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area

4.72

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

4.64

Ann Arbor, MI

4.08

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

3.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for Psychiatric Technicians, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Kankakee, IL

36.04

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA

17.40

Staunton-Waynesboro, VA

14.84

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

8.03

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

7.84

Alexandria, LA

5.77

Port St. Lucie, FL

5.70

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV

5.55

Charleston, WV

5.42

Terre Haute, IN

5.37
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pharmacy Technicians, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

4.39

San German, PR

3.44

Arecibo, PR

3.42

The Villages, FL

2.54

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

2.32

Mayag「ez, PR

2.22

El Paso, TX

2.16

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

2.07

Flint, MI

2.07

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

2.00
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dietetic Technicians, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

13.66

Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area

10.23

Decatur, IL

8.93

West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

7.74

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

6.90

Peoria, IL

6.52

Yuba City, CA

6.34

Rockford, IL

5.98

Merced, CA

5.54

Worcester, MA-CT

4.20
Areas with the highest location quotient for Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

5.20

Gainesville, GA

4.32

Johnstown, PA

4.09

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.58

Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

3.56

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

3.52

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

3.50

Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

3.42

Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area

3.40

Northwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

3.34
Areas with the highest location quotient for Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

4.52

Columbia, MO

3.99

Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN

3.47

Ocala, FL

3.30

Monroe, LA

3.13

Canton-Massillon, OH

3.06

Manchester, NH

2.47

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

2.47

Portsmouth, NH-ME

2.44

Gainesville, GA

2.42
Areas with the highest location quotient for Radiologic Technologists, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Hattiesburg, MS

3.53

Punta Gorda, FL

2.67

Rome, GA

2.46

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

2.45

Jonesboro, AR

2.33

San Angelo, TX

2.31

Ocala, FL

2.22

Morgantown, WV

2.20

Alexandria, LA

2.18

Sherman-Denison, TX

2.16
Areas with the highest location quotient for Nuclear Medicine Technologists, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Cheyenne, WY

7.17

Sioux Falls, SD

6.22

Ocala, FL

3.29

Canton-Massillon, OH

2.78

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

2.46

Chattanooga, TN-GA

2.37

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

2.30

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

2.27

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

2.24

Salisbury, MD-DE

2.21
Areas with the highest location quotient for Diagnostic Medical Sonographers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Macon, GA

4.04

Greenville, NC

3.49

The Villages, FL

2.91

Rapid City, SD

2.91

Beckley, WV

2.84

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

2.52

Jonesboro, AR

2.48

Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH

2.39

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

2.36

Sioux Falls, SD

2.32
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Morgantown, WV

5.49

Hattiesburg, MS

4.68

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

3.16

Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH

2.87

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

2.74

Ann Arbor, MI

2.58

Chico, CA

2.57

Tyler, TX

2.55

Ocala, FL

2.55

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL

2.49
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dental Hygienists, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

2.82

Medford, OR

2.35

Flint, MI

2.29

Grants Pass, OR

2.23

Pocatello, ID

2.20

Midland, MI

2.19

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

2.16

Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

2.14

Barnstable Town, MA

2.10

Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

2.09
Areas with the highest location quotient for Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Burlington, NC

11.86

Gainesville, FL

3.75

San German, PR

3.63

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

3.56

Ann Arbor, MI

3.15

Mayag「ez, PR

3.03

Arecibo, PR

2.95

Columbia, MO

2.75

Ponce, PR

2.50

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

2.48
Areas with the highest location quotient for Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

7.11

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN

5.71

Gainesville, FL

4.87

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

4.46

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

4.13

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

3.47

Greenville, NC

3.16

Bend-Redmond, OR

2.57

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

2.30

Johnson City, TN

2.16
Areas with the highest location quotient for Audiologists, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

3.95

Rochester, NY

3.05

Duluth, MN-WI

3.02

Raleigh, NC

2.54

Salem, OR

2.39

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

1.96

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC

1.92

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

1.82

Richmond, VA

1.80

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

1.66
Areas with the highest location quotient for Nurse Practitioners, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Hattiesburg, MS

3.70

Johnson City, TN

3.06

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

2.71

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

2.64

Lima, OH

2.64

Cleveland, TN

2.60

Joplin, MO

2.59

Jackson, MS

2.58

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

2.58

Knoxville, TN

2.47
Areas with the highest location quotient for Nurse Midwives, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Anchorage, AK

7.37

Ann Arbor, MI

4.97

Albuquerque, NM

4.59

Trenton, NJ

4.00

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

2.72

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

2.59

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

2.46

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

2.39

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

2.35

Salt Lake City, UT

1.98
Areas with the highest location quotient for Nurse Anesthetists, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Boise City, ID

5.91

Midland, MI

5.61

Asheville, NC

5.55

Columbia, MO

5.37

Charleston, WV

5.20

Dothan, AL

5.09

Sioux Falls, SD

4.32

Knoxville, TN

4.21

Tyler, TX

4.08

Jackson, TN

4.04
Areas with the highest location quotient for Registered Nurses, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

3.47

Greenville, NC

2.52

Morgantown, WV

2.50

Gainesville, FL

2.10

Sioux Falls, SD

1.98

Rome, GA

1.96

Iowa City, IA

1.95

Winston-Salem, NC

1.93

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

1.92

Mayag「ez, PR

1.90
Areas with the highest location quotient for Veterinarians, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

College Station-Bryan, TX

3.33

Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

3.02

Auburn-Opelika, AL

2.92

Fort Collins, CO

2.78

Grants Pass, OR

2.62

Athens-Clarke County, GA

2.62

Corvallis, OR

2.55

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA

2.53

Ames, IA

2.46

Harrisonburg, VA

2.43
Areas with the highest location quotient for Therapists, All Other, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

15.44

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN

11.39

Anchorage, AK

10.40

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

7.13

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

7.02

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

5.75

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

4.47

Fort Collins, CO

3.88

Lafayette, LA

3.57

Trenton, NJ

2.87
Areas with the highest location quotient for Exercise Physiologists, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Roanoke, VA

4.38

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

2.63

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

2.17

Tulsa, OK

2.13

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

2.12

Madison, WI

2.10

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

2.00

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN

1.87

Pittsburgh, PA

1.70

Richmond, VA

1.44
Areas with the highest location quotient for Speech-Language Pathologists, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Homosassa Springs, FL

2.83

Jonesboro, AR

2.59

Gadsden, AL

2.51

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR

2.17

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

2.13

North Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

2.12

Tyler, TX

2.12

Dalton, GA

2.09

Dover-Durham, NH-ME

2.06

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

2.03
Areas with the highest location quotient for Respiratory Therapists, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

4.28

Morgantown, WV

3.20

Winston-Salem, NC

2.99

Gainesville, FL

2.78

Muncie, IN

2.75

Hattiesburg, MS

2.69

Chico, CA

2.60

Johnson City, TN

2.48

Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

2.34

Greenville, NC

2.34
Areas with the highest location quotient for Recreational Therapists, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Napa, CA

9.12

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA

5.83

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN

5.04

Jefferson City, MO

4.62

Alexandria, LA

4.43

Salem, OR

3.77

Northeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

3.69

Topeka, KS

3.62

Provo-Orem, UT

3.61

Columbus, GA-AL

3.27
Areas with the highest location quotient for Radiation Therapists, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Gainesville, FL

4.42

Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA

3.86

West Central-Southwest New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.40

Racine, WI

3.34

Wichita, KS

3.06

Madison, WI

2.81

Appleton, WI

2.74

Columbia, MO

2.63

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR

2.60

Killeen-Temple, TX

2.57
Areas with the highest location quotient for Physical Therapists, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Gadsden, AL

2.87

Coeur d'Alene, ID

2.56

Johnstown, PA

2.51

Punta Gorda, FL

2.50

Cumberland, MD-WV

2.30

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

2.21

Bend-Redmond, OR

2.19

Waterbury, CT

2.18

West Montana nonmetropolitan area

2.14

Abilene, TX

2.09
Areas with the highest location quotient for Occupational Therapists, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Cumberland, MD-WV

4.09

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

4.00

Bay City, MI

3.79

Homosassa Springs, FL

2.82

Leominster-Gardner, MA

2.77

Grand Junction, CO

2.66

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

2.64

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

2.50

Gadsden, AL

2.49

New Bedford, MA

2.36
Areas with the highest location quotient for Podiatrists, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Roanoke, VA

5.30

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

3.15

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA

2.38

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

2.35

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

2.22

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD

2.13

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

2.00

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

1.99

New Haven, CT

1.95

Akron, OH

1.88
Areas with the highest location quotient for Physician Assistants, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Muncie, IN

5.37

Beckley, WV

3.59

Ann Arbor, MI

3.57

Rome, GA

3.50

Asheville, NC

3.46

Carbondale-Marion, IL

3.19

Pocatello, ID

3.07

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

3.00

Iowa City, IA

2.93

Waterbury, CT

2.86
Areas with the highest location quotient for Physicians and Surgeons, All Other, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Charlottesville, VA

3.99

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

3.73

Asheville, NC

3.00

Killeen-Temple, TX

2.52

Jackson, MI

2.48

Erie, PA

2.43

Janesville-Beloit, WI

2.33

Bangor, ME

2.32

Johnson City, TN

2.28

Gainesville, GA

2.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for Surgeons, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Roanoke, VA

6.42

Sioux Falls, SD

5.78

Muskegon, MI

4.63

West Central-Southwest New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.87

Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.78

Manchester, NH

3.57

Killeen-Temple, TX

3.50

Winchester, VA-WV

3.28

Eau Claire, WI

3.02

Springfield, IL

2.99
Areas with the highest location quotient for Psychiatrists, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Napa, CA

15.48

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA

4.95

Staunton-Waynesboro, VA

4.69

Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

4.49

Wichita Falls, TX

3.91

Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.45

Toledo, OH

3.38

Tuscaloosa, AL

2.86

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

2.84

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

2.73
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pediatricians, General, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

4.34

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

4.22

Asheville, NC

4.00

West Central-Southwest New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.60

Cleveland-Elyria, OH

3.55

Roanoke, VA

3.39

Worcester, MA-CT

3.34

Killeen-Temple, TX

3.04

Barnstable Town, MA

2.54

Ann Arbor, MI

2.40
Areas with the highest location quotient for Obstetricians and Gynecologists, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Danbury, CT

5.32

Saginaw, MI

4.06

Roanoke, VA

3.27

Urban Honolulu, HI

3.14

Flint, MI

3.13

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

2.90

Lexington-Fayette, KY

2.38

Charlottesville, VA

2.29

Akron, OH

2.23

Anchorage, AK

1.96
Areas with the highest location quotient for Internists, General, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

San German, PR

6.70

Ponce, PR

5.77

Champaign-Urbana, IL

4.49

Tyler, TX

4.13

Saginaw, MI

3.91

Charleston-North Charleston, SC

3.84

Sioux Falls, SD

3.42

Springfield, MA-CT

3.06

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

2.85

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

2.69
Areas with the highest location quotient for Family and General Practitioners, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Columbia, MO

6.46

Carbondale-Marion, IL

4.52

Punta Gorda, FL

4.33

West Central-Southwest New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

4.20

Coeur d'Alene, ID

4.12

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL

3.92

Florence, SC

3.51

Sumter, SC

3.41

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

3.34

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

3.30
Areas with the highest location quotient for Anesthesiologists, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN

8.33

West Central-Southwest New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.58

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

2.98

York-Hanover, PA

2.73

Boise City, ID

2.61

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

2.10

Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC

2.09

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY

1.97

Springfield, IL

1.83

Columbus, OH

1.72
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pharmacists, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

3.23

Arecibo, PR

2.51

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

2.31

Fargo, ND-MN

2.29

Springfield, MO

2.06

Morgantown, WV

2.02

Danville, IL

2.01

Iowa City, IA

1.95

Hot Springs, AR

1.95

Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA

1.93
Areas with the highest location quotient for Optometrists, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

2.91

Waterbury, CT

2.80

Flint, MI

2.78

Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.71

Altoona, PA

2.68

Albany, GA

2.62

St. George, UT

2.52

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

2.49

Dubuque, IA

2.42

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

2.37
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dietitians and Nutritionists, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Iowa City, IA

3.91

Greenville, NC

3.02

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

2.93

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL

2.88

Midland, MI

2.46

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

2.46

East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.45

Jackson, MI

2.43

Rome, GA

2.41

Grand Forks, ND-MN

2.28
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dentists, All Other Specialists, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

1.45

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

1.41

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

1.05

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

1.00

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

0.86

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

0.85

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

0.81

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

0.54

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

0.42

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

0.40
Areas with the highest location quotient for Orthodontists, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Fort Wayne, IN

5.68

Boise City, ID

3.26

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

2.05

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

1.56

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

0.76

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

0.63

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

0.55
Areas with the highest location quotient for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

5.86

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD

2.53

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

1.69

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

1.29

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

0.91
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dentists, General, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Billings, MT

2.89

Barnstable Town, MA

2.41

East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

2.19

Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

2.08

Yuba City, CA

2.07

Las Cruces, NM

1.98

Flint, MI

1.93

Provo-Orem, UT

1.92

Portland-South Portland, ME

1.88

Prescott, AZ

1.88
Areas with the highest location quotient for Chiropractors, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Bend-Redmond, OR

4.02

Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

3.49

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

3.38

West Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.37

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

3.34

Fond du Lac, WI

3.30

Rockford, IL

3.15

Dubuque, IA

3.14

Boulder, CO

2.93

Farmington, NM

2.83
Areas with the highest location quotient for Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

2.41

Morgantown, WV

2.04

Greenville, NC

1.93

Johnson City, TN

1.80

Gainesville, FL

1.76

Tyler, TX

1.70

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

1.69

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

1.68

Kankakee, IL

1.66

Rome, GA

1.64
Areas with the highest location quotient for Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

9.50

Colorado Springs, CO

6.73

Boulder, CO

4.12

Urban Honolulu, HI

3.50

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

3.17

Salinas, CA

2.21

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

2.21

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

1.93

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

1.87

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC

1.76
Areas with the highest location quotient for Film and Video Editors, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

8.21

Missoula, MT

5.42

West Central-Southwest New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

2.57

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

2.47

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

2.38

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

1.77

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

1.68

Boulder, CO

1.66

Salt Lake City, UT

1.57

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

1.41
Areas with the highest location quotient for Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Missoula, MT

4.84

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

4.16

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

3.63

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

3.59

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

2.85

Lubbock, TX

2.53

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

2.40

Portland-South Portland, ME

2.35

Lexington-Fayette, KY

2.10

Lincoln, NE

2.08
Areas with the highest location quotient for Photographers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

5.58

Longview, TX

3.95

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

3.73

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

2.95

Flagstaff, AZ

2.75

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN

2.67

Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC

2.63

East Stroudsburg, PA

2.53

Urban Honolulu, HI

2.23

Green Bay, WI

2.22
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sound Engineering Technicians, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Medford, OR

10.62

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

6.03

Salt Lake City, UT

3.19

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

2.92

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

2.68

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

2.42

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

2.09

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

1.93

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

1.91

Austin-Round Rock, TX

1.79
Areas with the highest location quotient for Radio Operators, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

47.22

Columbus, OH

4.91

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

3.93

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

0.64
Areas with the highest location quotient for Broadcast Technicians, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Cheyenne, WY

11.41

Columbia, SC

4.62

Missoula, MT

4.51

Evansville, IN-KY

3.85

Medford, OR

3.63

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

2.68

Tallahassee, FL

2.60

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

2.52

Peoria, IL

2.44

Binghamton, NY

2.14
Areas with the highest location quotient for Audio and Video Equipment Technicians, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

13.14

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

4.61

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

3.88

Salt Lake City, UT

3.35

Reno, NV

3.30

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

2.69

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

2.59

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

2.43

Syracuse, NY

2.14

St. George, UT

1.98
Areas with the highest location quotient for Media and Communication Workers, All Other, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

14.61

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

8.06

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

6.74

Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

3.99

Tallahassee, FL

3.56

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

3.46

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

3.45

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

3.32

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN

2.66

Columbus, OH

2.49
Areas with the highest location quotient for Interpreters and Translators, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Harrisonburg, VA

7.03

Grand Island, NE

3.20

Utica-Rome, NY

2.90

Sioux Falls, SD

2.80

Worcester, MA-CT

2.73

Colorado Springs, CO

2.71

Fresno, CA

2.54

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

2.53

Burlington, NC

2.52

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

2.51
Areas with the highest location quotient for Writers and Authors, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

2.75

Ithaca, NY

2.73

Manchester, NH

2.65

Provo-Orem, UT

2.64

Kingston, NY

2.60

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

2.53

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

2.45

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

2.28

Ann Arbor, MI

2.24

Dover-Durham, NH-ME

2.18
Areas with the highest location quotient for Technical Writers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

California-Lexington Park, MD

6.97

Huntsville, AL

4.98

Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI

4.92

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

4.02

Idaho Falls, ID

3.65

Jefferson City, MO

3.62

Logan, UT-ID

3.50

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

3.29

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

3.24

Kennewick-Richland, WA

2.89
Areas with the highest location quotient for Editors, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Glens Falls, NY

6.80

Charlottesville, VA

5.99

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

3.14

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

3.02

Ithaca, NY

2.80

Boulder, CO

2.72

Ann Arbor, MI

2.31

Manhattan, KS

1.86

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

1.85

West Central-Southwest New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

1.84
Areas with the highest location quotient for Public Relations Specialists, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

4.34

Olympia-Tumwater, WA

3.22

Lansing-East Lansing, MI

3.21

Ames, IA

2.75

Manhattan, KS

2.66

Jefferson City, MO

2.64

Columbia, MO

2.53

Austin-Round Rock, TX

2.45

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

2.39

College Station-Bryan, TX

2.28
Areas with the highest location quotient for Reporters and Correspondents, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Missoula, MT

4.44

Great Falls, MT

3.79

East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

3.78

Maryland nonmetropolitan area

3.75

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.53

Bismarck, ND

2.85

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.77

Lansing-East Lansing, MI

2.76

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

2.74

West Montana nonmetropolitan area

2.68
Areas with the highest location quotient for Broadcast News Analysts, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Tulsa, OK

4.44

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

3.83

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

3.60

Charleston-North Charleston, SC

3.31

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

2.87

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

1.92

Kansas City, MO-KS

1.74

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

1.69

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

1.13

St. Louis, MO-IL

1.10
Areas with the highest location quotient for Public Address System and Other Announcers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Fargo, ND-MN

5.98

Sioux Falls, SD

5.94

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

4.54

Lincoln, NE

3.45

Green Bay, WI

3.45

Salem, OR

3.41

Dayton, OH

2.29

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

1.89

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

1.86

Austin-Round Rock, TX

1.71
Areas with the highest location quotient for Radio and Television Announcers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

7.83

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.67

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.40

Bowling Green, KY

5.26

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

5.07

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

4.76

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL

4.61

Rapid City, SD

4.56

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

4.27

Abilene, TX

4.26
Areas with the highest location quotient for Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

19.90

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

8.69

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

7.61

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

4.65

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

4.63

Salt Lake City, UT

3.59

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

3.53

Fort Collins, CO

3.47

Boulder, CO

3.04

Colorado Springs, CO

2.37
Areas with the highest location quotient for Musicians and Singers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

10.98

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

6.87

Albany, OR

6.81

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

6.16

Eugene, OR

4.96

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

4.11

Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

4.09

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

4.07

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

3.91

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY

3.16
Areas with the highest location quotient for Music Directors and Composers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Corvallis, OR

9.89

Billings, MT

8.05

Bend-Redmond, OR

6.61

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

6.18

Medford, OR

5.83

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

5.75

Charlottesville, VA

4.86

Central East New York nonmetropolitan area

4.66

Amarillo, TX

4.64

Eugene, OR

4.63
Areas with the highest location quotient for Choreographers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

23.82

Sioux Falls, SD

11.24

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

5.61

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

3.33

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

2.08

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD

0.73

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

0.41

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

0.32

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

0.26

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

0.21
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dancers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

14.48

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

11.75

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

9.97

Urban Honolulu, HI

9.29

Worcester, MA-CT

8.03

Provo-Orem, UT

4.95

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

2.79

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

2.52

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

2.39

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

1.58
Areas with the highest location quotient for Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Lawrence, KS

29.38

Provo-Orem, UT

19.52

Ann Arbor, MI

14.56

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

12.22

St. George, UT

11.52

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL

8.98

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

8.06

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

7.19

Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

5.62

North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area

5.60
Areas with the highest location quotient for Coaches and Scouts, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

6.00

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

5.88

Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

3.89

Lawrence, KS

3.63

Western Washington nonmetropolitan area

3.62

Rome, GA

3.61

Olympia-Tumwater, WA

3.54

Dubuque, IA

3.42

Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.23

Walla Walla, WA

3.18
Areas with the highest location quotient for Athletes and Sports Competitors, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN

5.95

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

5.45

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

5.13

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

4.96

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

4.87

St. Louis, MO-IL

4.83

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

4.13

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

3.65

Reading, PA

3.45

Tulsa, OK

3.22
Areas with the highest location quotient for Producers and Directors, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

3.71

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

3.15

Missoula, MT

2.23

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

1.93

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

1.92

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

1.90

Columbia, MO

1.89

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

1.65

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

1.53

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

1.51
Areas with the highest location quotient for Actors, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Savannah, GA

16.69

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

8.37

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

5.85

Medford, OR

5.74

West Central-Southwest New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

2.37

Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC

2.33

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

1.91

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

1.85

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

1.84

East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

1.77
Areas with the highest location quotient for Designers, All Other, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

17.29

Monroe, LA

7.18

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

5.32

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

3.52

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

2.59

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

2.39

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

2.29

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

2.04

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

2.00

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

1.90
Areas with the highest location quotient for Set and Exhibit Designers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Savannah, GA

4.68

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

4.25

Ann Arbor, MI

2.93

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

2.51

Urban Honolulu, HI

2.40

Lancaster, PA

2.28

Albuquerque, NM

2.00

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

1.96

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

1.95

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

1.79
Areas with the highest location quotient for Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Dothan, AL

4.27

Mobile, AL

3.81

Idaho Falls, ID

3.02

Amarillo, TX

2.55

Modesto, CA

2.25

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

2.25

Wenatchee, WA

2.15

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

2.12

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

2.08

Akron, OH

2.00
Areas with the highest location quotient for Interior Designers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.81

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

4.32

Savannah, GA

3.89

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.56

Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

3.24

Boulder, CO

2.48

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

2.44

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

2.21

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

2.16

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

2.05
Areas with the highest location quotient for Graphic Designers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Provo-Orem, UT

2.57

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

2.35

Boulder, CO

2.14

Green Bay, WI

1.78

Lincoln, NE

1.71

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

1.70

Sheboygan, WI

1.68

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

1.64

Wilmington, NC

1.63

Logan, UT-ID

1.63
Areas with the highest location quotient for Floral Designers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area

4.29

Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

3.85

Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area

3.78

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

3.45

Homosassa Springs, FL

3.39

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

3.03

Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

3.00

Springfield, MO

2.94

Altoona, PA

2.92

Lima, OH

2.90
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fashion Designers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

6.41

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

5.86

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

4.92

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

2.95

Boulder, CO

1.85

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

1.76

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

1.51

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

1.14

Columbus, OH

0.94

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

0.93
Areas with the highest location quotient for Commercial and Industrial Designers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Dubuque, IA

7.68

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

7.51

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

5.92

Monroe, MI

4.71

Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

3.97

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

3.63

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

3.43

Ann Arbor, MI

3.33

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

3.02

Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

3.02
Areas with the highest location quotient for Artists and Related Workers, All Other, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

12.59

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

11.35

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

2.53

Madison, WI

2.27

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

1.66

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

1.56

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

1.41

Cleveland-Elyria, OH

0.99

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

0.98

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

0.75
Areas with the highest location quotient for Multimedia Artists and Animators, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

7.11

Austin-Round Rock, TX

6.13

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

5.88

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

4.37

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

3.62

Raleigh, NC

3.30

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

2.64

Provo-Orem, UT

2.36

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

1.83

Savannah, GA

1.74
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Logan, UT-ID

7.88

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

5.59

Medford, OR

5.58

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

3.74

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

2.92

Central East New York nonmetropolitan area

2.63

Columbia, SC

2.56

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

2.43

Columbus, OH

2.35

Ann Arbor, MI

2.29
Areas with the highest location quotient for Craft Artists, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Provo-Orem, UT

7.42

Hill Country Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

6.40

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

2.06

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

1.47

Cleveland-Elyria, OH

1.45

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

1.43

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

1.31

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

1.17

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

1.04

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

0.93
Areas with the highest location quotient for Art Directors, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

3.25

Boulder, CO

2.83

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

2.61

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

2.56

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

2.42

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

2.19

Kansas City, MO-KS

2.00

Danbury, CT

1.90

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

1.81

Provo-Orem, UT

1.80
Areas with the highest location quotient for Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

2.01

Missoula, MT

1.77

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

1.73

Lawrence, KS

1.70

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

1.62

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

1.61

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

1.58

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

1.56

Boulder, CO

1.55

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

1.50
Areas with the highest location quotient for Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Corvallis, OR

27.81

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

23.34

Greenville, NC

10.51

Tallahassee, FL

6.77

Bend-Redmond, OR

6.49

Warner Robins, GA

5.77

Albany, OR

4.96

Fayetteville, NC

4.29

Grants Pass, OR

4.18

Burlington, NC

4.12
Areas with the highest location quotient for Teacher Assistants, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Logan, UT-ID

3.10

Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

2.93

Hinesville, GA

2.68

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

2.64

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

2.61

Watertown-Fort Drum, NY

2.56

Central East New York nonmetropolitan area

2.55

Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

2.48

Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

2.34

Fresno, CA

2.30
Areas with the highest location quotient for Instructional Coordinators, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Ithaca, NY

11.33

Dover-Durham, NH-ME

3.90

Lawrence, KS

3.80

Victoria, TX

3.61

Corvallis, OR

3.57

Columbia, MO

3.28

Flagstaff, AZ

3.08

Wichita Falls, TX

3.03

Southeast-Central Idaho nonmetropolitan area

2.95

Trenton, NJ

2.89
Areas with the highest location quotient for Farm and Home Management Advisors, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Lexington-Fayette, KY

44.24

Manhattan, KS

22.50

Fargo, ND-MN

21.18

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

21.06

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

21.00

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

14.38

Northeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

11.47

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

11.06

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

7.92

South Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

7.48
Areas with the highest location quotient for Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

South Georgia nonmetropolitan area

7.20

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

6.87

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

6.73

Provo-Orem, UT

5.10

Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

4.89

St. Cloud, MN

4.76

Salt Lake City, UT

4.63

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

4.38

Duluth, MN-WI

4.07

Cedar Rapids, IA

4.02
Areas with the highest location quotient for Library Technicians, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Ithaca, NY

6.15

Monroe, MI

5.69

Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

5.08

Jackson, MI

4.84

Champaign-Urbana, IL

4.47

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.45

Eastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

4.06

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.92

Northern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

3.73

Lawrence, KS

3.60
Areas with the highest location quotient for Librarians, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Ithaca, NY

4.75

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

3.46

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

3.45

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

3.38

Arecibo, PR

3.20

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.12

Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

3.00

Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

2.98

Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

2.83

West Central-Southwest New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

2.82
Areas with the highest location quotient for Museum Technicians and Conservators, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Ann Arbor, MI

7.32

St. Louis, MO-IL

6.22

New Haven, CT

5.94

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

3.37

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

3.30

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

2.67

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

2.58

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

2.48

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

2.24

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

2.17
Areas with the highest location quotient for Curators, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

8.04

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

5.29

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

4.24

Raleigh, NC

3.77

Fargo, ND-MN

3.04

New Haven, CT

3.01

Wilmington, NC

2.97

Southwest Montana nonmetropolitan area

2.89

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

2.79

Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

2.52
Areas with the highest location quotient for Archivists, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Provo-Orem, UT

6.07

Montgomery, AL

6.04

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

3.91

Ann Arbor, MI

3.74

Madison, WI

3.15

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

2.99

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

2.73

Columbus, OH

2.55

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR

2.52

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

1.95
Areas with the highest location quotient for Substitute Teachers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Visalia-Porterville, CA

5.70

Great Falls, MT

5.48

Merced, CA

5.30

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.83

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

3.67

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

3.54

Border Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

3.49

Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.46

Idaho Falls, ID

3.29

Stockton-Lodi, CA

3.27
Areas with the highest location quotient for Teachers and Instructors, All Other, Except Substitute Teachers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

8.29

Clarksville, TN-KY

7.67

Salinas, CA

7.38

Warner Robins, GA

5.94

Ponce, PR

5.71

Guayama, PR

5.35

Urban Honolulu, HI

5.33

Columbus, GA-AL

5.14

Arecibo, PR

4.98

Mayag「ez, PR

4.92
Areas with the highest location quotient for Self-Enrichment Education Teachers, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Corvallis, OR

4.81

State College, PA

4.49

Dover-Durham, NH-ME

3.52

Ithaca, NY

3.22

Greenville, NC

2.86

Provo-Orem, UT

2.83

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.63

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

2.50

Logan, UT-ID

2.44

Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.33
Areas with the highest location quotient for Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Yakima, WA

4.55

Goldsboro, NC

4.51

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.86

Southeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.79

Syracuse, NY

3.66

Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.28

Jackson, MS

3.22

Muskegon, MI

2.90

North Florida nonmetropolitan area

2.89

Northeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

2.78
Areas with the highest location quotient for Special Education Teachers, All Other, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL

10.34

Clarksville, TN-KY

9.49

Jacksonville, FL

4.58

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

4.38

Salem, OR

4.29

Northern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

4.12

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC

3.89

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

3.74

Alexandria, LA

3.69

Monroe, MI

3.63
Areas with the highest location quotient for Special Education Teachers, Secondary School, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

4.42

Carbondale-Marion, IL

4.17

Central East New York nonmetropolitan area

3.81

Altoona, PA

3.48

Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area

3.30

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

3.09

Southern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

3.05

Southern Ohio non-metropolitan area

2.84

Watertown-Fort Drum, NY

2.82

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

2.71
Areas with the highest location quotient for Special Education Teachers, Middle School, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.60

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

3.53

Kingston, NY

3.50

Savannah, GA

3.42

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

3.11

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

2.98

Ocean City, NJ

2.80

Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

2.73

Utica-Rome, NY

2.57

Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area

2.54
Areas with the highest location quotient for Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC

4.82

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

4.69

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

4.59

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

3.46

Lawton, OK

3.03

Fairbanks, AK

2.80

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

2.68

Urban Honolulu, HI

2.67

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

2.65

Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

2.57
Areas with the highest location quotient for Special Education Teachers, Preschool, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

9.25

Binghamton, NY

9.10

Jonesboro, AR

5.21

Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

5.21

Fort Collins, CO

4.95

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

4.76

Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

4.59

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

4.43

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

3.39

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

3.01
Areas with the highest location quotient for Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Leominster-Gardner, MA

7.42

East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.54

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

4.89

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

4.70

Dayton, OH

4.36

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

4.08

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

3.96

Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

3.91

West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

3.91

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

3.70
Areas with the highest location quotient for Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

3.29

Southern Ohio non-metropolitan area

2.94

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

2.83

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

2.83

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

2.79

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

2.66

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

2.65

Springfield, OH

2.62

Las Cruces, NM

2.36

Coastal Plains Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

2.31
Areas with the highest location quotient for Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Tyler, TX

24.12

Northeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

5.19

Greensboro-High Point, NC

4.71

Raleigh, NC

4.65

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

4.59

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

4.55

Manchester, NH

4.32

Syracuse, NY

4.32

Boulder, CO

4.09

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA

3.99
Areas with the highest location quotient for Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

3.48

Yuba City, CA

3.30

Redding, CA

3.26

Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

3.04

East Stroudsburg, PA

3.02

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

2.85

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

2.78

Canton-Massillon, OH

2.70

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

2.69

Morristown, TN

2.64
Areas with the highest location quotient for Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

2.83

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

2.75

Guayama, PR

2.58

North Valley-Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.57

Arecibo, PR

2.55

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

2.38

Hinesville, GA

2.35

Merced, CA

2.32

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

2.31

Madera, CA

2.31
Areas with the highest location quotient for Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Wenatchee, WA

7.69

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA

5.95

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

5.49

Kennewick-Richland, WA

5.45

Olympia-Tumwater, WA

5.28

Bellingham, WA

5.20

Greeley, CO

4.55

Laredo, TX

4.25

Port St. Lucie, FL

4.14

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA

3.83
Areas with the highest location quotient for Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Guayama, PR

2.97

Homosassa Springs, FL

2.58

Dover-Durham, NH-ME

2.45

El Centro, CA

2.42

Sebring, FL

2.32

Warner Robins, GA

2.30

Goldsboro, NC

2.27

Fayetteville, NC

2.22

North Florida nonmetropolitan area

2.18

Springfield, IL

2.14
Areas with the highest location quotient for Postsecondary Teachers, All Other, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA

8.33

Tallahassee, FL

5.82

Gainesville, FL

5.36

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

5.02

North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area

4.94

Tuscaloosa, AL

4.24

Champaign-Urbana, IL

3.59

Fresno, CA

3.54

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

3.05

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

3.02
Areas with the highest location quotient for Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Logan, UT-ID

10.83

Ponce, PR

7.07

Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

5.99

Carbondale-Marion, IL

5.52

Williamsport, PA

5.49

Walla Walla, WA

5.15

Waco, TX

4.43

Lawton, OK

4.41

Albany, GA

4.39

Johnstown, PA

4.34
Areas with the highest location quotient for Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

12.46

Central East New York nonmetropolitan area

9.95

Utica-Rome, NY

5.83

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.47

Salt Lake City, UT

5.10

Fargo, ND-MN

4.38

Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

4.12

Tyler, TX

4.07

Greensboro-High Point, NC

3.68

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

3.66
Areas with the highest location quotient for Home Economics Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

33.25

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

12.40

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

1.93

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

1.18

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

0.55

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

0.41
Areas with the highest location quotient for Graduate Teaching Assistants, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Ann Arbor, MI

42.08

College Station-Bryan, TX

30.73

Tallahassee, FL

16.15

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

7.29

El Paso, TX

6.46

Mayag「ez, PR

4.88

Arecibo, PR

4.71

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

3.61

Salt Lake City, UT

3.17

Northern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

2.92
Areas with the highest location quotient for Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

New Haven, CT

4.64

Jackson, TN

4.13

Lexington-Fayette, KY

3.37

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

3.28

St. Cloud, MN

3.09

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

2.97

Boulder, CO

2.81

West Central-Southwest New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

2.56

Kansas nonmetropolitan area

2.49

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

2.42
Areas with the highest location quotient for History Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Harrisonburg, VA

6.36

Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

5.99

Northwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

5.32

Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.85

Ann Arbor, MI

4.14

Jackson, TN

3.94

Springfield, MA-CT

3.92

Worcester, MA-CT

3.64

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

3.64

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

3.46
Areas with the highest location quotient for Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Mayag「ez, PR

8.25

Harrisonburg, VA

7.62

Northwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

5.16

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

4.92

Springfield, MA-CT

3.89

Binghamton, NY

3.41

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

3.40

Ponce, PR

3.29

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

2.93

Central East New York nonmetropolitan area

2.64
Areas with the highest location quotient for English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Valdosta, GA

5.28

Ann Arbor, MI

4.94

Tuscaloosa, AL

4.05

Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.45

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

3.25

Springfield, MA-CT

3.20

Syracuse, NY

3.15

Savannah, GA

3.10

Boulder, CO

3.09

Mayag「ez, PR

2.89
Areas with the highest location quotient for Communications Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Harrisonburg, VA

12.61

Syracuse, NY

5.65

Mankato-North Mankato, MN

5.47

Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.34

Northwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.83

Bangor, ME

3.60

Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area

3.21

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA

3.02

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

2.81

Killeen-Temple, TX

2.76
Areas with the highest location quotient for Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

6.24

Lawrence, KS

5.07

Harrisonburg, VA

5.01

Provo-Orem, UT

4.30

Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

4.01

Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.65

Springfield, MA-CT

3.09

Greeley, CO

2.97

Syracuse, NY

2.92

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

2.84
Areas with the highest location quotient for Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Ann Arbor, MI

9.30

Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

7.66

Rochester, NY

4.68

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.58

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

3.10

Toledo, OH

3.06

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

2.85

Greensboro-High Point, NC

2.58

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY

2.48

Pittsburgh, PA

2.04
Areas with the highest location quotient for Law Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

4.40

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

2.52

Columbus, OH

2.13

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

1.93

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

1.87

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY

1.69

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD

1.38

Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA

1.35

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

1.32

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

1.09
Areas with the highest location quotient for Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

12.72

Rocky Mount, NC

10.92

Ponce, PR

9.27

Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

7.84

Southeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

7.55

Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

6.89

Winston-Salem, NC

6.07

Hill Country Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

5.90

Terre Haute, IN

4.77

Asheville, NC

4.49
Areas with the highest location quotient for Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Ann Arbor, MI

12.93

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

6.24

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

3.67

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

1.72

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

1.60

Pittsburgh, PA

1.52

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

1.50

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

1.28

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD

1.25

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

1.15
Areas with the highest location quotient for Education Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Harrisonburg, VA

7.85

Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

6.37

Bloomington, IL

5.36

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

5.27

Ponce, PR

4.04

Mayag「ez, PR

3.87

Bangor, ME

3.39

Tallahassee, FL

3.26

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

3.07

Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area

3.04
Areas with the highest location quotient for Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Mayag「ez, PR

13.36

Ponce, PR

6.33

Trenton, NJ

4.07

Williamsport, PA

3.48

Walla Walla, WA

3.44

Bangor, ME

3.39

Utica-Rome, NY

3.14

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.13

Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.11

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

2.98
Areas with the highest location quotient for Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

12.99

Ann Arbor, MI

8.41

Madison, WI

5.03

College Station-Bryan, TX

4.79

Lubbock, TX

3.74

Charleston-North Charleston, SC

3.18

West Central-Southwest New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.12

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

3.02

Jackson, MS

2.99

Pittsburgh, PA

2.93
Areas with the highest location quotient for Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Jacksonville, FL

7.47

Utica-Rome, NY

6.70

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

6.70

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY

5.21

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

4.94

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

4.64

East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.27

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL

3.61

Central East New York nonmetropolitan area

3.30

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

2.87
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Central East New York nonmetropolitan area

4.55

Springfield, MA-CT

4.30

Knoxville, TN

3.92

Duluth, MN-WI

3.74

Worcester, MA-CT

3.22

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

2.91

Lincoln, NE

2.84

New Haven, CT

2.53

Greensboro-High Point, NC

2.47

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

2.43
Areas with the highest location quotient for Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Ponce, PR

6.38

Harrisonburg, VA

5.63

West Central-Southwest New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

4.89

Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

3.81

Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.02

Ann Arbor, MI

3.00

Springfield, MA-CT

2.99

Binghamton, NY

2.89

Worcester, MA-CT

2.82

Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

2.81
Areas with the highest location quotient for Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

4.11

Springfield, MA-CT

4.00

Hill Country Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

3.78

Syracuse, NY

3.42

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

3.22

Tallahassee, FL

3.13

Worcester, MA-CT

3.03

Austin-Round Rock, TX

2.69

Rochester, NY

2.57

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

2.56
Areas with the highest location quotient for Geography Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Worcester, MA-CT

5.83

Austin-Round Rock, TX

2.80

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

2.15

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

1.90

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

1.19

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

1.05

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

0.92

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

0.78

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

0.70

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

0.69
Areas with the highest location quotient for Economics Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

College Station-Bryan, TX

11.21

Northwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

9.62

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

6.60

Springfield, MA-CT

5.71

Syracuse, NY

3.80

Lincoln, NE

3.66

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

3.46

Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

3.36

Worcester, MA-CT

3.35

Central East New York nonmetropolitan area

3.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Ponce, PR

12.88

Bloomington, IL

7.53

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

6.15

Boulder, CO

5.95

Springfield, MA-CT

5.51

Syracuse, NY

4.70

Rochester, NY

4.01

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

2.75

Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area

2.39

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

2.35
Areas with the highest location quotient for Anthropology and Archeology Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

8.13

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

4.85

Syracuse, NY

4.68

Springfield, MA-CT

4.43

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

2.16

Austin-Round Rock, TX

1.89

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

1.38

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

1.26

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

1.22

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

1.20
Areas with the highest location quotient for Physics Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

6.04

Ann Arbor, MI

5.74

Tallahassee, FL

4.09

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

3.78

Rochester, NY

3.52

Syracuse, NY

3.27

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

3.02

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

2.50

Springfield, MA-CT

2.49

Lincoln, NE

2.48
Areas with the highest location quotient for Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

West Central-Southwest New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

17.95

Bellingham, WA

13.97

Worcester, MA-CT

5.92

Springfield, MA-CT

5.00

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

4.10

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

3.65

Reno, NV

3.55

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

1.86

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

1.84

Oklahoma City, OK

1.81
Areas with the highest location quotient for Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

6.55

College Station-Bryan, TX

6.45

Harrisonburg, VA

5.22

Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

4.71

Northwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

4.58

Springfield, MA-CT

4.03

Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.83

Terre Haute, IN

3.60

Tuscaloosa, AL

3.52

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

3.31
Areas with the highest location quotient for Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Tallahassee, FL

10.08

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

6.17

Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.55

Springfield, MA-CT

3.62

Reading, PA

3.23

Fort Collins, CO

3.13

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA

2.87

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

2.40

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

2.28

Raleigh, NC

2.17
Areas with the highest location quotient for Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

South Georgia nonmetropolitan area

19.00
Areas with the highest location quotient for Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2018
Area Location Quotient

Ithaca, NY

14.62

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

9.50

College Station-Bryan, TX

8.63

Auburn-Opelika, AL

6.36

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

4.16

Harrisonburg, VA

4.06

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

3.33

Worcester, MA-CT

3.24

Ponce, PR

3.11

Northwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.08
Areas with the highest location quotient for Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Posts