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Charts of the areas with the highest location quotient for each occupation, May 2021


Areas with the highest location quotient for Material Moving Workers, All Other, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Northwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

12.49

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

9.76

Western Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

7.86

Northeastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

7.46

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

6.35

Albany, OR

5.90

Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

5.81

Stockton-Lodi, CA

5.43

Modesto, CA

5.04

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

4.83
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Lima, OH

16.85

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

16.81

East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

14.02

Mobile, AL

11.33

Lake Charles, LA

11.07

Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

9.88

North Northeastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area (noncontiguous)

7.86

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

7.35

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

7.31

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

6.75
Areas with the highest location quotient for Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Arecibo, PR

8.17

Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

4.61

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

3.96

Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.84

Dothan, AL

3.78

Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL

3.48

Northeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.46

Idaho Falls, ID

3.32

Greeley, CO

3.12

Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.04
Areas with the highest location quotient for Wellhead Pumpers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Midland, TX

97.56

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

94.80

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

75.37

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

31.00

Odessa, TX

29.56

Border Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

25.77

Casper, WY

20.74

Eastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

18.34

Wichita Falls, TX

18.23

Farmington, NM

16.97
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Lafayette, LA

53.10

Midland, TX

32.50

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

24.89

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

18.00

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

17.62

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

12.20

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

10.71

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

10.12

Wheeling, WV-OH

8.67

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

8.47
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

51.49

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

47.73

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

22.63

Charleston, WV

20.85

Kansas nonmetropolitan area

10.89

South Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

10.33

Northern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

10.18

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

2.35

Pittsburgh, PA

2.09

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

1.09
Areas with the highest location quotient for Stockers and Order Fillers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Cleveland, TN

3.61

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

2.61

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL

2.52

Cheyenne, WY

2.34

Albany, OR

2.07

Stockton-Lodi, CA

1.91

Rome, GA

1.89

Winchester, VA-WV

1.80

Danville, IL

1.80

York-Hanover, PA

1.80
Areas with the highest location quotient for Packers and Packagers, Hand, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Trenton, NJ

8.34

Yakima, WA

7.29

Wenatchee, WA

6.55

New Bedford, MA

4.86

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

3.08

Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

3.04

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

2.91

Goldsboro, NC

2.82

Gettysburg, PA

2.71

Sheboygan, WI

2.45
Areas with the highest location quotient for Machine Feeders and Offbearers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

13.63

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

11.47

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL

10.94

Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

10.78

Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

9.76

Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

9.05

Albany, OR

8.63

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

8.52

Harrisonburg, VA

8.49

Longview, WA

8.49
Areas with the highest location quotient for Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA

2.65

Spartanburg, SC

2.62

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

2.58

Stockton-Lodi, CA

2.57

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN

2.35

Gainesville, GA

2.29

Reno, NV

2.27

Hinesville, GA

2.25

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

2.18

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

2.14
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Grand Island, NE

3.06

Merced, CA

2.72

Lubbock, TX

2.63

Modesto, CA

2.58

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

2.55

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

2.50

Lima, OH

2.43

Decatur, IL

2.33

Hammond, LA

2.27

Topeka, KS

2.25
Areas with the highest location quotient for Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Stockton-Lodi, CA

7.15

Dalton, GA

6.06

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

5.70

Danville, IL

5.25

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

4.22

Winchester, VA-WV

4.14

Harrisonburg, VA

4.13

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA

3.80

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL

3.80

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

3.76
Areas with the highest location quotient for Hoist and Winch Operators, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

30.90

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

28.07

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

15.66

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

2.74

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

2.61

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

2.55

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

1.90

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

1.75

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

0.87
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dredge Operators, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

5.26

St. Louis, MO-IL

3.50

Kansas City, MO-KS

2.94

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

2.25

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

2.07

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

0.97
Areas with the highest location quotient for Crane and Tower Operators, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

13.58

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

10.21

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

7.72

Lake Charles, LA

7.52

Mobile, AL

5.40

Decatur, AL

5.35

Corpus Christi, TX

5.26

Baton Rouge, LA

5.00

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

4.99

Odessa, TX

4.53
Areas with the highest location quotient for Conveyor Operators and Tenders, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

11.60

Kansas nonmetropolitan area

11.49

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

9.23

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

8.97

North Northeastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area (noncontiguous)

8.37

Harrisonburg, VA

7.65

Wheeling, WV-OH

6.69

Lubbock, TX

4.90

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

4.89

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

4.84
Areas with the highest location quotient for Transportation Workers, All Other, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

18.83

Brunswick, GA

13.99

Baton Rouge, LA

11.29

Border Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

10.55

Savannah, GA

7.13

Texarkana, TX-AR

6.82

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

6.63

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

6.29

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

5.78

Lincoln, NE

5.72
Areas with the highest location quotient for Passenger Attendants, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

19.70

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

9.79

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

9.75

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

8.31

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

3.78

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

3.55

Urban Honolulu, HI

2.90

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

2.73

Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.13

Salt Lake City, UT

1.82
Areas with the highest location quotient for Transportation Inspectors, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Savannah, GA

6.51

Charleston, WV

6.33

Anchorage, AK

5.57

Springfield, IL

4.25

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.95

Dover, DE

3.19

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

3.15

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

3.09

Tulsa, OK

2.23

Billings, MT

2.20
Areas with the highest location quotient for Traffic Technicians, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Jefferson City, MO

8.00

Chattanooga, TN-GA

4.83

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL

4.57

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

4.05

Springfield, MO

3.50

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

3.21

Knoxville, TN

2.79

Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

2.78

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

2.73

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

2.70
Areas with the highest location quotient for Aircraft Service Attendants, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

22.12

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

15.08

Anchorage, AK

12.85

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

9.09

Killeen-Temple, TX

7.31

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

5.23

Portland-South Portland, ME

5.09

Colorado Springs, CO

4.03

Oklahoma City, OK

3.17

Dayton, OH

3.15
Areas with the highest location quotient for Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Grants Pass, OR

9.61

Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

9.49

Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

9.13

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

9.13

Medford, OR

7.18

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

6.80

Albany, OR

6.40

Bend-Redmond, OR

6.28

Ocean City, NJ

5.99

Eugene, OR

5.85
Areas with the highest location quotient for Parking Attendants, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

4.55

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

4.17

Urban Honolulu, HI

3.53

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

3.18

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

2.73

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

2.17

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

2.16

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

1.92

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

1.89

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

1.80
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bridge and Lock Tenders, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

57.47

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

23.36

Lake Charles, LA

13.90

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

10.75

Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL

9.76

Western Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

9.67

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

8.10

West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

7.71

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

6.44

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

6.29
Areas with the highest location quotient for Ship Engineers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

49.15

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

39.90

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

25.80

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

22.90

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

16.98

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

10.24

Lake Charles, LA

7.04

Charleston-North Charleston, SC

6.88

Barnstable Town, MA

6.46

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

5.27
Areas with the highest location quotient for Motorboat Operators, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

103.74

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

62.44

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

32.42

Baton Rouge, LA

24.92

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

17.79

Barnstable Town, MA

16.77

Urban Honolulu, HI

13.94

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

1.74

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

1.74

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

1.59
Areas with the highest location quotient for Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

101.73

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

30.71

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

26.95

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

21.79

Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

20.08

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

19.21

Lake Charles, LA

19.07

Baton Rouge, LA

13.14

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

10.62

Lafayette, LA

9.07
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sailors and Marine Oilers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

144.33

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

40.57

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

32.06

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

27.32

Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

21.14

Baton Rouge, LA

20.15

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

17.35

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

17.24

Lake Charles, LA

16.13

Ocean City, NJ

10.61
Areas with the highest location quotient for Rail Transportation Workers, All Other, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

3.47

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

2.10

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

2.01

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

1.86
Areas with the highest location quotient for Subway and Streetcar Operators, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

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

7.77

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

3.86

Tucson, AZ

1.53

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

0.86

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

0.83

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

0.81
Areas with the highest location quotient for Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

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

1.69
Areas with the highest location quotient for Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators and Locomotive Firers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Eastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

5.13

North Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

1.50

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

0.94

Salt Lake City, UT

0.75

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

0.22

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

0.09
Areas with the highest location quotient for Rail Yard Engineers, Dinkey Operators, and Hostlers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

10.60

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

1.68

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

0.77

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

0.51

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

0.25
Areas with the highest location quotient for Locomotive Engineers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Stockton-Lodi, CA

0.49

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

0.08

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

0.07

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

0.07
Areas with the highest location quotient for Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Watertown-Fort Drum, NY

6.10

Jacksonville, NC

4.91

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

4.55

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

4.52

Billings, MT

4.44

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA

4.41

Maryland nonmetropolitan area

4.29

East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.15

Southwest Montana nonmetropolitan area

4.13

Bismarck, ND

3.70
Areas with the highest location quotient for Taxi Drivers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

27.99

Fond du Lac, WI

11.16

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN

10.36

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

8.60

Glens Falls, NY

7.89

Northeastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

5.84

Madison, WI

5.34

Central East New York nonmetropolitan area

4.98

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

4.76

Wausau, WI

4.71
Areas with the highest location quotient for Shuttle Drivers and Chauffeurs, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Springfield, MA-CT

4.48

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

3.33

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

2.95

Johnstown, PA

2.84

New Bedford, MA

2.72

Leominster-Gardner, MA

2.67

Mankato-North Mankato, MN

2.59

Pittsfield, MA

2.57

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

2.53

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.48
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Western Washington nonmetropolitan area

3.64

Urban Honolulu, HI

3.45

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

2.93

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA

2.82

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

2.78

Auburn-Opelika, AL

2.70

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

2.64

Champaign-Urbana, IL

2.56

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

2.23

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

2.22
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bus Drivers, School, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Johnstown, PA

4.39

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

3.86

Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area

3.50

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

3.36

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

3.33

Utica-Rome, NY

3.32

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

3.26

Eastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

3.25

Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.23

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

3.20
Areas with the highest location quotient for Light Truck Drivers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

3.37

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

2.70

Muskegon, MI

2.11

Ocala, FL

1.93

Bangor, ME

1.92

West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

1.80

Rockford, IL

1.80

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

1.78

Lebanon, PA

1.74

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

1.69
Areas with the highest location quotient for Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Laredo, TX

3.79

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

3.26

Joplin, MO

2.90

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

2.85

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

2.83

Stockton-Lodi, CA

2.78

Midland, TX

2.71

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.62

Fort Smith, AR-OK

2.62

Odessa, TX

2.44
Areas with the highest location quotient for Driver/Sales Workers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Canton-Massillon, OH

2.95

Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

2.90

Lima, OH

2.90

Springfield, OH

2.60

Akron, OH

2.58

Dayton, OH

2.57

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

2.45

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA

2.45

Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

2.30

Mansfield, OH

2.25
Areas with the highest location quotient for Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

15.44

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

8.55

Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

7.96

Northwestern Idaho nonmetropolitan area

7.59

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

7.18

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

6.74

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

6.57

Salisbury, MD-DE

6.45

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

6.24

Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

5.95
Areas with the highest location quotient for Flight Attendants, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Urban Honolulu, HI

5.10

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

4.46

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

3.99

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

3.91

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

3.37

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

3.22

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

2.78

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

2.62

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

2.30

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

2.21
Areas with the highest location quotient for Airfield Operations Specialists, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

11.63

Grand Forks, ND-MN

10.75

Bismarck, ND

10.21

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

7.29

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

5.59

Anchorage, AK

4.90

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

3.93

Sioux Falls, SD

3.56

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

3.10

St. Louis, MO-IL

2.80
Areas with the highest location quotient for Air Traffic Controllers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Anchorage, AK

11.28

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

6.68

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

4.59

Jacksonville, FL

4.06

Cleveland-Elyria, OH

3.39

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

3.16

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

3.04

Salt Lake City, UT

2.91

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL

2.89

Kansas City, MO-KS

2.52
Areas with the highest location quotient for Commercial Pilots, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

18.86

Anchorage, AK

15.70

California-Lexington Park, MD

9.50

Ann Arbor, MI

7.14

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

7.09

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

6.10

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

5.99

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

5.03

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

4.98

Billings, MT

4.90
Areas with the highest location quotient for Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Anchorage, AK

5.42

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

4.60

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

4.60

Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC

3.98

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

3.51

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

3.06

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

2.84

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

2.69

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

2.47

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

2.27
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material Moving Workers, Except Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

2.38

Laredo, TX

2.24

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

2.03

Savannah, GA

1.95

Cleveland, TN

1.88

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

1.80

Longview, WA

1.79

Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

1.76

Morristown, TN

1.74

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

1.74
Areas with the highest location quotient for Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Anchorage, AK

11.18

Urban Honolulu, HI

3.94

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

3.93

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

3.58

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

3.17

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

2.53

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

2.36

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

2.27

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

2.12

Albuquerque, NM

2.01
Areas with the highest location quotient for Transportation and Material Moving Occupations, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Stockton-Lodi, CA

2.26

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

1.94

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA

1.88

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

1.85

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL

1.80

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

1.65

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA

1.63

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

1.63

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

1.61

Danville, IL

1.61
Areas with the highest location quotient for Production Workers, All Other, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Pine Bluff, AR

12.14

Clarksville, TN-KY

7.63

Dalton, GA

7.45

Logan, UT-ID

5.98

Morristown, TN

5.92

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

5.38

Gainesville, GA

5.15

Lafayette, LA

5.06

West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

5.06

Cleveland, TN

4.89
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Production Workers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Gadsden, AL

18.69

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

8.72

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

8.20

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

7.82

Auburn-Opelika, AL

6.91

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

6.70

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

6.21

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

5.98

Southeast-Central Idaho nonmetropolitan area

5.93

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

5.87
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tire Builders, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

10.55

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

3.55

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

2.74

Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC

0.91

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN

0.44

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

0.29

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

0.28
Areas with the highest location quotient for Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

25.46

Longview, WA

22.82

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

20.57

Gettysburg, PA

15.35

Green Bay, WI

15.20

Lewiston, ID-WA

14.09

Glens Falls, NY

14.06

Wausau, WI

11.37

Appleton, WI

10.27

Northwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

10.17
Areas with the highest location quotient for Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

11.70

North Northeastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area (noncontiguous)

9.62

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

9.31

Texarkana, TX-AR

6.86

St. George, UT

5.55

Racine, WI

5.21

Wausau, WI

4.97

Northeast Virginia nonmetropolitan area

4.35

Southern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

4.27

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

4.21
Areas with the highest location quotient for Etchers and Engravers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

5.19

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

4.12

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

4.09

Fort Wayne, IN

2.92

Springfield, MA-CT

2.82

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

2.46

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN

2.41

Cleveland-Elyria, OH

2.30

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

2.29

Worcester, MA-CT

2.26
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

29.25

Gainesville, GA

23.59

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

15.46

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

15.39

Southeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

14.10

St. Cloud, MN

11.62

South Georgia nonmetropolitan area

11.35

North Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

10.79

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

10.37

Visalia-Porterville, CA

9.76
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Gainesville, GA

20.20

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

13.61

Fort Smith, AR-OK

11.11

Salinas, CA

11.10

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

9.27

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

8.76

Albany, OR

8.69

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

8.21

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

6.56

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

6.44
Areas with the highest location quotient for Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

27.76

Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

23.64

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

17.86

Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

16.84

Eugene, OR

13.10

Medford, OR

12.65

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

11.79

Bowling Green, KY

8.92

Winston-Salem, NC

7.92

Greensboro-High Point, NC

7.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Programmers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Wichita, KS

6.15

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

5.64

Fond du Lac, WI

5.23

Rockford, IL

4.91

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.73

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

4.40

Dover-Durham, NH-ME

4.05

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

3.92

Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

3.87

Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

3.76
Areas with the highest location quotient for Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Operators, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Fond du Lac, WI

13.27

Sheboygan, WI

11.89

Muskegon, MI

8.96

Racine, WI

8.62

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

6.70

West Central-Southwest New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

6.63

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

6.38

Western Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

6.31

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

5.91

Erie, PA

5.75
Areas with the highest location quotient for Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA

13.30

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

6.45

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

2.91

St. Louis, MO-IL

1.89

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

1.87

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

1.74

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

1.71

Kansas City, MO-KS

1.64

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

1.61

Pittsburgh, PA

1.60
Areas with the highest location quotient for Semiconductor Processing Technicians, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Sherman-Denison, TX

44.25

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

24.26

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

13.47

Albuquerque, NM

9.79

Boise City, ID

8.67

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

6.10

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA

3.49

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

3.46

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

2.87

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

1.78
Areas with the highest location quotient for Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

10.77

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

5.97

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

5.72

Columbus, IN

5.54

Sheboygan, WI

5.47

Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN

5.39

Western Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

5.21

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

5.06

Wausau, WI

5.05

Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

4.88
Areas with the highest location quotient for Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

22.98

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

15.75

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

12.49

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

11.00

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

8.41

Sioux Falls, SD

6.97

Fort Wayne, IN

6.67

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

4.97

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA

4.66

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

4.41
Areas with the highest location quotient for Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Sheboygan, WI

6.86

Gettysburg, PA

6.39

Twin Falls, ID

5.89

Merced, CA

5.23

Kankakee, IL

5.14

Owensboro, KY

5.12

Wausau, WI

4.98

St. Joseph, MO-KS

4.93

Harrisonburg, VA

4.84

Napa, CA

4.72
Areas with the highest location quotient for Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

St. Cloud, MN

21.52

Rochester, NY

9.68

Boulder, CO

5.42

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

5.24

West Central-Southwest New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

4.56

New Haven, CT

3.36

Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

3.35

Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.13

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

3.00

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL

2.84
Areas with the highest location quotient for Medical Appliance Technicians, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Bloomington, IL

11.56

Kalamazoo-Portage, MI

10.42

Flagstaff, AZ

7.80

Columbia, MO

4.54

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

3.71

Fort Collins, CO

3.59

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

3.32

Springfield, MO

3.06

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

2.89

Santa Rosa, CA

2.83
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dental Laboratory Technicians, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

North Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

23.08

Gainesville, GA

7.28

Huntsville, AL

6.99

Auburn-Opelika, AL

6.76

Corvallis, OR

5.84

St. Cloud, MN

4.19

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

3.77

Dothan, AL

3.77

Provo-Orem, UT

3.36

Chico, CA

3.27
Areas with the highest location quotient for Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Hill Country Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

8.90

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

7.65

Northern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

5.09

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

4.38

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.96

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

3.15

Rapid City, SD

2.99

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

2.97

Bend-Redmond, OR

2.81

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

2.72
Areas with the highest location quotient for Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

4.02

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

3.91

Morristown, TN

3.80

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

3.79

Sheboygan, WI

3.66

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

3.35

Janesville-Beloit, WI

3.25

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

3.22

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

3.19

Jackson, MI

3.06
Areas with the highest location quotient for Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Western Washington nonmetropolitan area

15.68

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

12.59

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

11.54

Albany, OR

9.96

Tuscaloosa, AL

9.73

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

9.12

Longview, WA

8.57

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

8.34

South Georgia nonmetropolitan area

7.91

Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area

7.57
Areas with the highest location quotient for Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Sumter, SC

20.26

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

15.32

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

13.43

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

11.78

Lima, OH

9.52

Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

8.43

Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

6.36

Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

6.29

Dover-Durham, NH-ME

5.97

North Northeastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area (noncontiguous)

5.80
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

13.20

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

11.38

Harrisonburg, VA

8.34

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

8.24

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

7.32

Wausau, WI

7.07

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

7.07

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

6.94

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

6.32

Gettysburg, PA

6.30
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cutters and Trimmers, Hand, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

76.38

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

14.49

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

12.55

Greensboro-High Point, NC

10.25

Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.58

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

3.51

Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL

3.20

Winston-Salem, NC

2.62

Boise City, ID

1.80

Oklahoma City, OK

1.79
Areas with the highest location quotient for Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Racine, WI

6.43

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

5.82

Dalton, GA

5.76

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

5.48

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

5.33

Kankakee, IL

5.02

Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area

4.55

Evansville, IN-KY

4.51

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

4.45

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA

4.13
Areas with the highest location quotient for Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Appleton, WI

9.79

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

8.07

Wausau, WI

6.51

Gainesville, GA

5.58

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

5.31

Western Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

4.97

North Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

4.45

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

4.45

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

4.34

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

3.60
Areas with the highest location quotient for Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

31.56

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

14.01

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

12.56

Texarkana, TX-AR

8.51

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

8.21

Duluth, MN-WI

7.50

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

7.27

Northeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

7.06

Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area

6.92

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

6.67
Areas with the highest location quotient for Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Napa, CA

43.34

Walla Walla, WA

12.52

Santa Rosa, CA

11.93

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

10.84

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

10.38

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

9.92

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

8.95

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA

8.92

Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

8.07

Merced, CA

6.92
Areas with the highest location quotient for Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Midland, MI

30.68

Decatur, AL

8.95

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

8.91

East Stroudsburg, PA

8.18

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

7.72

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

7.20

Sheboygan, WI

6.92

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

6.46

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

6.11

Evansville, IN-KY

5.53
Areas with the highest location quotient for Plant and System Operators, All Other, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

49.55

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

39.66

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

22.87

Baton Rouge, LA

14.94

Bangor, ME

10.49

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

9.76

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

8.36

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

8.20

Hill Country Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

7.73

Farmington, NM

7.43
Areas with the highest location quotient for Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

32.32

Midland, TX

23.53

Corpus Christi, TX

18.73

Billings, MT

17.49

Eastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

15.55

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

15.40

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

13.61

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

13.29

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

11.96

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

11.46
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gas Plant Operators, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

63.15

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

23.33

Northern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

13.79

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

12.76

Eastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

12.13

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

11.96

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

11.54

Williamsport, PA

9.10

Casper, WY

8.12

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

7.10
Areas with the highest location quotient for Chemical Plant and System Operators, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Lake Charles, LA

30.85

Mobile, AL

23.05

Corpus Christi, TX

17.47

Baton Rouge, LA

17.21

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

13.70

Lima, OH

12.43

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

8.86

Spartanburg, SC

7.66

Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

7.16

Boulder, CO

6.55
Areas with the highest location quotient for Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

7.86

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

6.77

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

5.43

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

5.15

Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

4.83

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

4.60

Arizona nonmetropolitan area

4.49

Border Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

4.37

Coastal Plains Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

4.34

Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

4.11
Areas with the highest location quotient for Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Northwestern Idaho nonmetropolitan area

7.86

Glens Falls, NY

5.55

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

5.53

Eastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

5.19

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

4.56

Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

4.54

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

4.26

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

4.21

Rochester, MN

3.98

Springfield, IL

3.96
Areas with the highest location quotient for Power Plant Operators, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

19.12

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

14.93

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

12.05

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

11.58

El Centro, CA

10.86

Eastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

10.04

Fairbanks, AK

9.70

Bismarck, ND

9.13

Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

7.26

Wenatchee, WA

6.86
Areas with the highest location quotient for Power Distributors and Dispatchers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

13.16

Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

11.98

Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

11.56

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

9.50

Macon, GA

9.05

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

7.22

Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area

5.72

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR

5.38

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

5.34

Corpus Christi, TX

4.09
Areas with the highest location quotient for Nuclear Power Reactor Operators, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Monroe, MI

51.56

Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area

41.21
Areas with the highest location quotient for Woodworkers, All Other, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

54.93

Morristown, TN

39.63

West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

33.99

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

29.35

Johnson City, TN

25.17

Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

24.91

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

23.73

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

19.52

East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

13.51

Medford, OR

13.14
Areas with the highest location quotient for Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Northwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

24.66

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

15.57

Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

14.90

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

13.34

Big Thicket Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

12.65

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

12.45

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

11.97

Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

11.01

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

10.30

Northwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

9.89
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

24.45

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

22.58

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

22.08

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

20.84

Northwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

19.55

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

18.80

Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

17.94

Northwestern Idaho nonmetropolitan area

17.34

Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

15.72

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

14.33
Areas with the highest location quotient for Model Makers, Wood, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

11.90
Areas with the highest location quotient for Furniture Finishers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

24.91

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

22.24

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

21.31

Southern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

12.81

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

8.82

Western Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

8.05

Lancaster, PA

7.87

Lebanon, PA

7.18

Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

6.91

Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

6.91
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

39.14

Grants Pass, OR

11.58

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

11.32

Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area

9.09

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

8.14

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

7.16

North Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

7.01

Southern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

6.55

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

6.25

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

5.91
Areas with the highest location quotient for Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

60.04

Burlington, NC

32.03

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

13.86

Portsmouth, NH-ME

13.38

Greensboro-High Point, NC

11.87

Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

10.88

Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

8.23

East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

6.22

Winston-Salem, NC

4.74

Spartanburg, SC

4.32
Areas with the highest location quotient for Upholsterers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

97.69

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

69.74

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

18.12

Greensboro-High Point, NC

16.12

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

11.98

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

7.14

Winston-Salem, NC

6.25

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

5.97

Morristown, TN

5.92

South Georgia nonmetropolitan area

4.90
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

50.09

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

6.64

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

4.97

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

4.84

Greensboro-High Point, NC

4.47

Rochester, NY

3.63

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

1.64

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

1.59

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

0.90

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

0.61
Areas with the highest location quotient for Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

121.41

Decatur, AL

23.53

Rome, GA

22.75

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

19.19

East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

18.72

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC

16.05

Asheville, NC

15.86

Columbia, SC

15.47

Spartanburg, SC

14.66

Winston-Salem, NC

8.77
Areas with the highest location quotient for Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

352.87

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

61.36

Rome, GA

45.71

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

37.93

Northeast South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

36.08

Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area

25.81

Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

24.87

Burlington, NC

21.42

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

19.85

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

18.86
Areas with the highest location quotient for Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

258.80

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

44.69

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

42.02

Burlington, NC

38.72

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

33.34

Spartanburg, SC

24.88

Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

23.11

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

22.50

Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC

17.36

Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area

16.90
Areas with the highest location quotient for Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

100.07

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

26.64

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

21.30

East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

18.48

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

15.40

Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC

11.90

New Bedford, MA

11.20

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

9.37

Greensboro-High Point, NC

8.99

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

8.02
Areas with the highest location quotient for Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

92.23

Burlington, NC

57.15

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

54.10

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

52.49

Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area

19.37

Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

18.48

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

16.43

East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

13.84

Greensboro-High Point, NC

11.34

Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC

11.20
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

6.29

Provo-Orem, UT

3.63

Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.19

Lexington-Fayette, KY

3.07

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

2.91

Lancaster, PA

2.68

East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

2.54

Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area

2.50

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

2.43

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

2.15
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sewers, Hand, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

7.25

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

7.06

Greensboro-High Point, NC

4.77

Salt Lake City, UT

4.67

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

2.44

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

2.08

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

1.46

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

1.43

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

1.04

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

1.02
Areas with the highest location quotient for Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

St. Louis, MO-IL

3.23

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

0.67

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

0.29
Areas with the highest location quotient for Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

21.30

North Northeastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area (noncontiguous)

6.19

El Paso, TX

6.15

Santa Rosa, CA

3.93

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

3.38

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

2.05

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

1.50

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

1.43

St. Louis, MO-IL

1.39

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

1.30
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sewing Machine Operators, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

San German, PR

103.22

Mayaguez, PR

27.58

Arecibo, PR

24.08

Ponce, PR

17.73

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

16.92

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

15.36

Dalton, GA

13.97

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

6.89

New Bedford, MA

6.40

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

6.20
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

5.72

Midland, TX

4.04

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

3.74

Burlington, NC

3.16

Santa Rosa, CA

2.84

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

2.63

Fresno, CA

2.61

Jackson, MS

2.56

Northern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

2.46

Salinas, CA

2.41
Areas with the highest location quotient for Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Twin Falls, ID

3.92

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

3.58

Pueblo, CO

3.34

Flagstaff, AZ

3.29

Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

3.07

Morgantown, WV

2.99

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.92

Northeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

2.88

New Bedford, MA

2.82

Grand Junction, CO

2.59
Areas with the highest location quotient for Print Binding and Finishing Workers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Harrisonburg, VA

15.14

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

10.72

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

7.48

Green Bay, WI

7.24

Dalton, GA

6.83

Ames, IA

6.29

Appleton, WI

6.05

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

5.25

Lancaster, PA

5.15

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

4.57
Areas with the highest location quotient for Printing Press Operators, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Lawrence, KS

10.00

Mankato-North Mankato, MN

6.76

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

6.27

Green Bay, WI

6.13

Ames, IA

4.45

Dalton, GA

4.40

Walla Walla, WA

4.38

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN

4.27

Gettysburg, PA

3.99

Harrisonburg, VA

3.66
Areas with the highest location quotient for Prepress Technicians and Workers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

16.65

Lawrence, KS

12.13

Green Bay, WI

6.40

Appleton, WI

5.63

Dalton, GA

5.30

Leominster-Gardner, MA

4.83

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

4.71

Morristown, TN

4.67

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN

3.73

Northeastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

3.42
Areas with the highest location quotient for Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

West Central-Southwest New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

16.72

Albany, OR

14.10

Jackson, TN

13.97

Chattanooga, TN-GA

12.48

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

10.76

Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA

7.83

Utica-Rome, NY

7.75

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

7.07

Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

6.03

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

5.58
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Longview, WA

41.84

Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

19.28

Albany, OR

17.64

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

16.71

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

16.21

Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

15.64

Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

15.38

Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

14.01

Northwestern Idaho nonmetropolitan area

10.90

Western Washington nonmetropolitan area

10.82
Areas with the highest location quotient for Plating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH

17.27

Monroe, MI

8.71

Lincoln, NE

7.86

Sheboygan, WI

7.65

East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

6.95

Waterbury, CT

6.61

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

6.49

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

6.40

Johnstown, PA

5.74

Rockford, IL

5.33
Areas with the highest location quotient for Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

116.17

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

6.76

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

3.64

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

1.55

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

1.55

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

0.85

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN

0.79

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

0.69

Pittsburgh, PA

0.66

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

0.60
Areas with the highest location quotient for Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Northern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

26.97

Albany, OR

11.39

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA

10.15

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

9.67

Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

9.58

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

9.49

Springfield, OH

9.42

Jackson, MI

8.87

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

8.27

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

8.23
Areas with the highest location quotient for Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

16.57

Jackson, TN

11.81

Grand Island, NE

10.68

Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

10.66

Fond du Lac, WI

9.80

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

8.95

Dubuque, IA

8.02

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

7.94

Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

7.72

Muskegon, MI

7.14
Areas with the highest location quotient for Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

7.23

East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

6.45

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

6.13

Sheboygan, WI

5.60

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

5.46

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.05

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

4.39

Northeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

3.95

Northeastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

3.93

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

3.89
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tool and Die Makers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Morristown, TN

26.98

Waterbury, CT

13.96

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

8.88

Jackson, MI

8.73

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

8.50

Rockford, IL

8.04

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

7.84

Northern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

7.82

Flint, MI

6.98

Saginaw, MI

6.98
Areas with the highest location quotient for Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

8.97

West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

6.91

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

6.48

Northern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

6.48

Johnson City, TN

6.45

Mansfield, OH

6.11

North Northeastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area (noncontiguous)

6.10

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

5.93

Toledo, OH

5.77

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

5.60
Areas with the highest location quotient for Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

12.85

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

10.80

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

10.40

Evansville, IN-KY

8.10

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

7.49

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

7.15

Auburn-Opelika, AL

6.93

North Northeastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area (noncontiguous)

6.82

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

6.69

Sheboygan, WI

6.55
Areas with the highest location quotient for Foundry Mold and Coremakers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Muskegon, MI

112.66

Prescott, AZ

19.33

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

17.39

Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

12.23

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

12.15

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

10.74

Northeastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

8.48

East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

8.00

Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

6.95

West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

6.18
Areas with the highest location quotient for Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

16.06

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

13.59

Northeastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

12.95

North Northeastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area (noncontiguous)

9.20

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

7.01

Cleveland-Elyria, OH

6.50

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

5.00

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

1.95
Areas with the highest location quotient for Model Makers, Metal and Plastic, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

19.20

Lincoln, NE

10.82

Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

9.19

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

8.72

Dayton, OH

3.70

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

2.85

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN

2.28

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

1.63

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

1.18

St. Louis, MO-IL

1.14
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pourers and Casters, Metal, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Muskegon, MI

22.78

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

19.89

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

14.05

Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL

13.86

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

13.50

Knoxville, TN

12.91

Reading, PA

11.07

Northeastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

10.48

Erie, PA

9.79

North Northeastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area (noncontiguous)

9.09
Areas with the highest location quotient for Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Muskegon, MI

23.31

Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH

14.22

Reading, PA

11.88

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

11.14

Columbus, GA-AL

10.32

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

9.97

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA

9.20

Evansville, IN-KY

8.08

Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

7.66

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

7.54
Areas with the highest location quotient for Machinists, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Rockford, IL

9.15

Columbus, IN

6.98

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

6.41

Jackson, MI

5.82

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

5.54

Staunton-Waynesboro, VA

5.38

Elmira, NY

4.92

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

4.86

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.83

Monroe, MI

4.69
Areas with the highest location quotient for Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

15.41

Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

7.48

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

7.04

Jonesboro, AR

7.00

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

6.84

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA

6.67

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

6.56

Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

6.06

Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area

5.53

Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

5.17
Areas with the highest location quotient for Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Columbus, IN

35.00

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

14.44

Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

9.60

Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

9.14

East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

8.55

Battle Creek, MI

7.95

Jackson, MI

7.70

Rockford, IL

5.85

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

5.35

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

5.30
Areas with the highest location quotient for Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Muskegon, MI

17.84

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

11.81

Sheboygan, WI

9.28

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

8.52

Albany, OR

7.19

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

6.11

Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

6.00

Northeastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

5.66

Michigan City-La Porte, IN

5.64

Danbury, CT

5.57
Areas with the highest location quotient for Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

11.93

Knoxville, TN

6.07

West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

5.70

Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

4.95

East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

4.80

Coastal Plains Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

4.68

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

4.16

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

3.62

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA

3.25

Tulsa, OK

3.10
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

14.67

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

13.48

Sheboygan, WI

12.01

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

10.83

Spartanburg, SC

8.75

Columbus, IN

7.21

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

6.81

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

6.77

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

6.37

Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

6.22
Areas with the highest location quotient for Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

38.75

Mobile, AL

27.19

Canton-Massillon, OH

20.72

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA

8.68

Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH

7.58

Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

7.54

Northeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

7.49

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

6.29

Charleston-North Charleston, SC

6.21

Mansfield, OH

6.20
Areas with the highest location quotient for Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

24.61

Columbus, IN

18.12

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

6.10

Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

5.90

Canton-Massillon, OH

5.50

Erie, PA

4.64

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.16

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

3.76

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

3.66

Cleveland-Elyria, OH

3.46
Areas with the highest location quotient for Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

16.68

Leominster-Gardner, MA

11.09

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

10.72

Terre Haute, IN

10.69

Reading, PA

9.93

Worcester, MA-CT

8.63

Fort Wayne, IN

8.44

Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

7.70

Southern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

7.60

Appleton, WI

7.55
Areas with the highest location quotient for Food Processing Workers, All Other, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

21.11

Rocky Mount, NC

14.18

Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

11.56

Salisbury, MD-DE

10.11

Harrisonburg, VA

9.42

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

8.80

Decatur, IL

8.66

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

7.51

Merced, CA

7.17

Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

6.98
Areas with the highest location quotient for Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Cleveland, TN

26.15

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

9.99

Canton-Massillon, OH

9.01

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

8.47

Janesville-Beloit, WI

7.66

Sheboygan, WI

7.49

Appleton, WI

6.88

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

6.68

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

6.22

Chattanooga, TN-GA

5.75
Areas with the highest location quotient for Food Batchmakers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Joplin, MO

13.66

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

13.02

Sheboygan, WI

11.24

Northwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

9.95

Wausau, WI

9.32

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

8.77

Appleton, WI

8.33

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN

8.01

Western Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

7.73

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

6.68
Areas with the highest location quotient for Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Twin Falls, ID

18.35

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

16.02

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

13.92

Harrisonburg, VA

9.37

Northeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

8.85

Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

8.21

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

8.20

Coastal Plains Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

7.37

Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

7.19

Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

6.82
Areas with the highest location quotient for Slaughterers and Meat Packers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

44.77

Southeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

43.10

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

22.73

Northeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

19.12

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

17.27

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

17.10

Merced, CA

14.41

Gainesville, GA

13.32

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

12.66

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

12.27
Areas with the highest location quotient for Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Gainesville, GA

30.84

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

28.45

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

25.90

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

24.91

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

24.52

Salisbury, MD-DE

24.52

Fort Smith, AR-OK

23.98

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

19.71

Kansas nonmetropolitan area

13.96

Southeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

13.16
Areas with the highest location quotient for Butchers and Meat Cutters, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

4.40

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

4.24

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

3.99

Logan, UT-ID

3.90

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.88

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

3.82

Merced, CA

3.22

St. Cloud, MN

3.20

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

2.98

San German, PR

2.97
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bakers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

San German, PR

3.77

Arecibo, PR

3.75

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

3.33

Ponce, PR

3.27

Muskegon, MI

2.93

Jackson, MI

2.92

Mayaguez, PR

2.85

Ames, IA

2.82

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

2.82

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

2.79
Areas with the highest location quotient for Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

14.65

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

8.19

Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN

5.71

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

5.32

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

5.09

Rockford, IL

5.06

Tuscaloosa, AL

5.05

Battle Creek, MI

4.98

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

4.89

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

4.73
Areas with the highest location quotient for Timing Device Assemblers and Adjusters, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

11.11
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

59.90

East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

20.82

Port St. Lucie, FL

15.11

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA

14.56

South Georgia nonmetropolitan area

13.95

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

13.44

North Florida nonmetropolitan area

12.00

Northeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

10.82

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

8.73

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

7.94
Areas with the highest location quotient for Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Mobile, AL

13.64

Wausau, WI

12.88

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

9.44

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

8.05

Western Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

7.06

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

5.35

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

4.93

Decatur, AL

4.89

Northeastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

4.72

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

4.64
Areas with the highest location quotient for Engine and Other Machine Assemblers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Springfield, OH

28.46

Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN

20.00

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

19.47

Toledo, OH

14.11

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

12.05

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

11.86

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

10.89

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

10.53

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

9.62

North Northeastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area (noncontiguous)

8.49
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electrical, Electronic, and Electromechanical Assemblers, Except Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Reading, PA

8.85

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

6.03

East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

5.56

Battle Creek, MI

5.44

Logan, UT-ID

4.71

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

4.59

Racine, WI

4.33

Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area

4.29

St. Joseph, MO-KS

4.02

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

3.97
Areas with the highest location quotient for Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

38.93

Fort Smith, AR-OK

20.94

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

8.94

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

7.96

Manchester, NH

6.84

Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA

6.45

Binghamton, NY

6.25

Fort Wayne, IN

4.93

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

4.89

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA

4.81
Areas with the highest location quotient for Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Wichita, KS

70.61

Savannah, GA

25.02

Tulsa, OK

10.75

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

3.51

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL

3.46

Huntsville, AL

3.23

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

3.08

Waco, TX

2.83

Kansas nonmetropolitan area

2.40

Port St. Lucie, FL

2.35
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

4.67

Dalton, GA

3.87

Sheboygan, WI

3.87

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

3.73

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

3.44

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

3.30

Tuscaloosa, AL

3.11

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

3.11

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

3.03

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

3.02
Areas with the highest location quotient for Production Occupations, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

6.08

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

3.93

Sheboygan, WI

3.84

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

3.78

Dalton, GA

3.76

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

3.70

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

3.43

Kokomo, IN

3.42

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

3.35

Morristown, TN

3.28
Areas with the highest location quotient for Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

12.29

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

4.39

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

4.18

Lake Charles, LA

4.14

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

4.11

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

4.08

Hinesville, GA

3.95

Panama City, FL

3.83

Portsmouth, NH-ME

3.67

Lafayette, LA

3.57
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

5.40

San Angelo, TX

4.29

Mayaguez, PR

4.06

Reno, NV

3.98

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

3.94

Midland, TX

3.73

Arecibo, PR

3.70

Odessa, TX

3.67

Lafayette, LA

3.59

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

3.59
Areas with the highest location quotient for Signal and Track Switch Repairers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

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

2.89

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

0.76
Areas with the highest location quotient for Riggers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

52.73

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

42.91

Lafayette, LA

23.65

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

13.14

South Georgia nonmetropolitan area

9.54

Baton Rouge, LA

9.52

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

9.41

Odessa, TX

8.82

Lake Charles, LA

7.88

Midland, TX

7.23
Areas with the highest location quotient for Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

South Georgia nonmetropolitan area

50.26

Southern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

9.57
Areas with the highest location quotient for Locksmiths and Safe Repairers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Killeen-Temple, TX

3.69

Springfield, IL

2.92

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

2.66

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

2.50

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL

2.41

Richmond, VA

2.29

Springfield, MO

2.22

Lafayette, LA

2.21

Eugene, OR

2.17

Fargo, ND-MN

2.14
Areas with the highest location quotient for Commercial Divers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

13.59

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL

7.47

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

2.94

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

1.75

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

0.69

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

0.54
Areas with the highest location quotient for Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

8.27

Beckley, WV

6.70

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

6.63

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

6.45

East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

6.25

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.57

Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

5.33

Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

5.21

Reno, NV

5.08

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

4.86
Areas with the highest location quotient for Wind Turbine Service Technicians, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

52.23

Enid, OK

30.55

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

17.38

Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

14.28

Kansas nonmetropolitan area

12.17

Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

9.88

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

9.79

Northeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

7.66

Bakersfield, CA

7.52

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

7.23
Areas with the highest location quotient for Maintenance and Repair Workers, General, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

2.26

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.15

State College, PA

2.10

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

2.05

Arizona nonmetropolitan area

2.05

Ocean City, NJ

1.97

Champaign-Urbana, IL

1.97

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

1.90

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

1.89

Watertown-Fort Drum, NY

1.86
Areas with the highest location quotient for Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Bend-Redmond, OR

10.02

Corpus Christi, TX

6.07

Lafayette, LA

5.80

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

5.76

Portsmouth, NH-ME

5.55

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

5.49

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

4.67

Topeka, KS

3.93

Urban Honolulu, HI

3.85

Eugene, OR

3.17
Areas with the highest location quotient for Watch and Clock Repairers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

6.39

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

5.87

Cleveland-Elyria, OH

4.00

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

1.37
Areas with the highest location quotient for Musical Instrument Repairers and Tuners, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Provo-Orem, UT

4.48

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

3.77

Pittsburgh, PA

3.37

St. Louis, MO-IL

2.26

Kansas City, MO-KS

2.16

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

2.10

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN

2.06

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

1.67

Austin-Round Rock, TX

1.42

Cleveland-Elyria, OH

1.39
Areas with the highest location quotient for Medical Equipment Repairers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Texarkana, TX-AR

3.26

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

2.31

Flint, MI

2.31

Sioux Falls, SD

2.27

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

2.11

Jackson, MS

2.08

Wheeling, WV-OH

2.03

Cheyenne, WY

1.96

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN

1.96

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

1.95
Areas with the highest location quotient for Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

1.62

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

1.28

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

1.22

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

1.16
Areas with the highest location quotient for Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Arecibo, PR

3.78

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

3.73

Charleston, WV

3.65

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

3.17

Cheyenne, WY

3.08

Urban Honolulu, HI

2.83

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

2.62

Ponce, PR

2.56

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV

2.54

Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

2.53
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

5.20

Sherman-Denison, TX

5.19

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

4.97

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

4.36

Monroe, MI

3.81

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.81

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

3.78

Hill Country Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

3.78

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

3.74

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.62
Areas with the highest location quotient for Millwrights, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

11.31

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

10.35

Northwestern Idaho nonmetropolitan area

8.94

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

7.93

Longview, WA

7.72

Alexandria, LA

7.27

Eastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

7.07

Monroe, MI

7.03

Western Washington nonmetropolitan area

6.51

Baton Rouge, LA

6.26
Areas with the highest location quotient for Maintenance Workers, Machinery, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Morristown, TN

13.15

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

10.27

Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

9.25

West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

9.13

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

8.52

Jackson, TN

8.27

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

7.81

Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

7.60

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

7.18

East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

7.15
Areas with the highest location quotient for Industrial Machinery Mechanics, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Odessa, TX

7.05

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

6.50

Midland, TX

5.63

Farmington, NM

5.45

Longview, WA

5.44

Decatur, AL

5.10

Dalton, GA

4.88

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

4.80

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

4.59

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

4.18
Areas with the highest location quotient for Home Appliance Repairers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

3.89

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

3.85

Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.37

Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

3.05

Logan, UT-ID

3.04

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

2.83

Syracuse, NY

2.60

Lancaster, PA

2.49

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

2.48

Midland, TX

2.44
Areas with the highest location quotient for Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Coeur d'Alene, ID

3.28

Homosassa Springs, FL

2.35

Boise City, ID

2.20

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

2.17

Panama City, FL

2.16

Punta Gorda, FL

2.15

Lancaster, PA

2.07

Ocean City, NJ

2.00

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

1.96

Lynchburg, VA

1.95
Areas with the highest location quotient for Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

New Bern, NC

12.87

Monroe, MI

6.33

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

5.50

Odessa, TX

5.31

Eastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

5.21

Farmington, NM

4.97

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

4.90

Midland, TX

4.83

Evansville, IN-KY

4.20

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.98
Areas with the highest location quotient for Mechanical Door Repairers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Jonesboro, AR

6.04

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

4.17

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

3.86

Billings, MT

3.81

Lancaster, PA

3.71

Longview, TX

3.02

Rockford, IL

2.58

West Montana nonmetropolitan area

2.57

North Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

2.35

Oklahoma City, OK

2.26
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tire Repairers and Changers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Farmington, NM

4.32

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

4.24

Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

4.05

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

3.60

Odessa, TX

3.57

Grand Island, NE

3.53

West Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.33

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

3.23

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

3.20

Coeur d'Alene, ID

2.98
Areas with the highest location quotient for Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

30.60

Yuma, AZ

22.49

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

9.07

Ocala, FL

7.96

Bismarck, ND

7.54

Idaho Falls, ID

6.73

Greeley, CO

6.42

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

6.17

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

5.86

Bend-Redmond, OR

5.61
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bicycle Repairers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

10.04

Idaho Falls, ID

8.37

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

7.42

Ocean City, NJ

7.33

Iowa City, IA

7.26

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

6.03

Boise City, ID

6.00

Flagstaff, AZ

5.92

Bend-Redmond, OR

5.48

Fargo, ND-MN

5.36
Areas with the highest location quotient for Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Enid, OK

5.80

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

4.85

Punta Gorda, FL

4.25

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

4.14

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

3.91

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

3.90

West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

3.88

The Villages, FL

3.82

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

3.82

Southeast-Central Idaho nonmetropolitan area

3.77
Areas with the highest location quotient for Motorcycle Mechanics, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Missoula, MT

10.54

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

7.56

Southwest Montana nonmetropolitan area

7.18

Rapid City, SD

7.14

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

6.64

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

6.41

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

5.93

Billings, MT

5.32

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

5.19

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

4.27
Areas with the highest location quotient for Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

12.39

Maryland nonmetropolitan area

11.59

Barnstable Town, MA

11.00

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA

10.36

Watertown-Fort Drum, NY

10.07

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

9.84

Ocean City, NJ

9.55

Northwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

9.16

Glens Falls, NY

8.01

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

7.70
Areas with the highest location quotient for Rail Car Repairers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

10.76

Texarkana, TX-AR

7.26

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

6.26

North Northeastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area (noncontiguous)

3.30

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

3.25

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

2.56

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

2.56

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

2.17

St. Louis, MO-IL

2.10

North Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

2.01
Areas with the highest location quotient for Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

16.05

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

15.36

Arizona nonmetropolitan area

10.63

Texarkana, TX-AR

9.13

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA

7.49

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

7.17

Odessa, TX

6.33

Eastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

6.30

Victoria, TX

6.05

Albany, GA

5.53
Areas with the highest location quotient for Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

21.87

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

20.24

South Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

15.47

Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

15.42

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

15.23

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

14.56

Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

14.36

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

13.35

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

12.92

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

12.68
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Decatur, IL

3.70

Twin Falls, ID

3.67

Spartanburg, SC

2.78

Laredo, TX

2.77

Grand Island, NE

2.67

Billings, MT

2.67

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

2.66

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

2.61

Springfield, MO

2.51

Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

2.45
Areas with the highest location quotient for Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

2.32

Homosassa Springs, FL

2.19

Fairbanks, AK

2.14

Farmington, NM

2.08

Punta Gorda, FL

2.04

Hinesville, GA

1.95

Beckley, WV

1.89

East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

1.87

Jacksonville, NC

1.83

Waterbury, CT

1.79
Areas with the highest location quotient for Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Lake Charles, LA

6.95

Alexandria, LA

5.90

Arizona nonmetropolitan area

4.55

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

4.19

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

4.13

Tucson, AZ

3.71

Baton Rouge, LA

3.59

Columbus, OH

3.09

Kennewick-Richland, WA

3.02

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

2.87
Areas with the highest location quotient for Automotive Body and Related Repairers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Rapid City, SD

2.80

East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.29

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

2.27

Waterbury, CT

2.12

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.09

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

2.07

Fond du Lac, WI

2.05

Northeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

2.03

Sebring, FL

2.03

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

1.97
Areas with the highest location quotient for Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Warner Robins, GA

14.19

New Bern, NC

10.39

Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

8.12

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

7.87

Border Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

7.82

Anchorage, AK

6.78

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

6.02

Corpus Christi, TX

5.64

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

5.53

California-Lexington Park, MD

5.50
Areas with the highest location quotient for Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Modesto, CA

2.98

El Paso, TX

2.58

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

2.25

Billings, MT

2.24

Cumberland, MD-WV

2.19

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

2.12

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

1.96

Casper, WY

1.93

Jacksonville, FL

1.89

Redding, CA

1.88
Areas with the highest location quotient for Audiovisual Equipment Installers and Repairers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Montana nonmetropolitan area

6.75

Coeur d'Alene, ID

4.44

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

4.15

Burlington, NC

3.46

Fort Collins, CO

3.12

Albuquerque, NM

3.10

Colorado Springs, CO

3.09

Raleigh, NC

3.08

Sioux Falls, SD

2.86

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

2.71
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

44.67

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

4.41

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

4.26

Southwest Montana nonmetropolitan area

4.12

Urban Honolulu, HI

3.83

Salem, OR

3.57

Wichita, KS

2.76

Tucson, AZ

2.29

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

2.26

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

2.13
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Monroe, MI

36.30

Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

7.61

Goldsboro, NC

6.90

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

6.01

Syracuse, NY

5.56

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

4.77

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

4.10

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

3.88

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

3.62

Northeast South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.61
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

East Stroudsburg, PA

37.86

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

13.31

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

11.66

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

8.56

New Bern, NC

7.86

Midland, TX

6.09

Albany, GA

5.80

Texarkana, TX-AR

5.64

Dalton, GA

5.45

Portsmouth, NH-ME

5.26
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

4.19

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

3.09

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

2.64

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

2.00

Wichita, KS

1.50

Knoxville, TN

1.15

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

0.96

Kansas City, MO-KS

0.94

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

0.89

Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA

0.87
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

8.52

Oklahoma City, OK

5.90

Monroe, LA

5.50

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

5.27

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

4.60

Billings, MT

3.99

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL

3.10

Tulsa, OK

2.88

Colorado Springs, CO

2.59

Green Bay, WI

2.51
Areas with the highest location quotient for Avionics Technicians, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

California-Lexington Park, MD

22.76

Wichita, KS

13.22

New Bern, NC

11.52

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL

7.84

Jacksonville, NC

6.54

Greensboro-High Point, NC

5.27

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

5.03

Oklahoma City, OK

4.46

Jacksonville, FL

4.09

Tucson, AZ

4.04
Areas with the highest location quotient for Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Anchorage, AK

3.09

Manchester, NH

2.65

Valdosta, GA

2.37

Cheyenne, WY

2.30

Monroe, LA

2.24

Wilmington, NC

2.21

Saginaw, MI

2.18

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

2.10

Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY

2.10

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

2.07
Areas with the highest location quotient for Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Anchorage, AK

4.58

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

4.28

Charleston, WV

4.04

Salem, OR

3.91

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

3.71

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

3.15

Akron, OH

3.08

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

2.62

Tulsa, OK

2.46

Reno, NV

2.45
Areas with the highest location quotient for Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

2.94

Montgomery, AL

2.84

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

2.37

Greenville, NC

2.33

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN

2.15

College Station-Bryan, TX

2.09

Dover-Durham, NH-ME

1.89

Tuscaloosa, AL

1.81

Trenton, NJ

1.79

Manchester, NH

1.72
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

3.19

Odessa, TX

2.12

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

2.10

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

2.05

Savannah, GA

2.02

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

1.96

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

1.95

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

1.95

Alexandria, LA

1.92

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

1.92
Areas with the highest location quotient for Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

2.14

Odessa, TX

1.84

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

1.82

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

1.81

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

1.71

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

1.71

Lake Charles, LA

1.68

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

1.67

Midland, TX

1.65

Warner Robins, GA

1.64
Areas with the highest location quotient for Extraction Workers, All Other, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

109.80

Lafayette, LA

74.42

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

48.26

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

38.44

Coastal Plains Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

16.47

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

15.19

Duluth, MN-WI

11.49

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

7.49

Baton Rouge, LA

5.71

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

5.54
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Extraction Workers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

64.02

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

35.96

Midland, TX

26.43

Farmington, NM

26.00

Odessa, TX

24.49

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

24.34

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

18.30

Northwestern Idaho nonmetropolitan area

16.01

Corpus Christi, TX

12.14

Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

7.63
Areas with the highest location quotient for Roustabouts, Oil and Gas, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Midland, TX

97.11

Odessa, TX

77.31

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

67.57

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

47.31

Farmington, NM

35.42

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

35.39

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

27.76

Eastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

27.06

Coastal Plains Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

26.05

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

24.69
Areas with the highest location quotient for Rock Splitters, Quarry, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Topeka, KS

44.14

Bloomington, IN

26.35

Northern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

22.78

Kansas nonmetropolitan area

21.89

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

19.98

Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

17.62

Boulder, CO

10.19

Austin-Round Rock, TX

5.41

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

4.76

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

2.12
Areas with the highest location quotient for Underground Mining Machine Operators, All Other, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Duluth, MN-WI

129.52

Wheeling, WV-OH

70.55

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

55.95

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

30.05

Salt Lake City, UT

26.62
Areas with the highest location quotient for Loading and Moving Machine Operators, Underground Mining, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Wheeling, WV-OH

71.51

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

39.67

Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

32.42

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

30.06

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

17.21

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

16.43
Areas with the highest location quotient for Roof Bolters, Mining, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Wheeling, WV-OH

194.73

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

152.08

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

106.45

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

62.42

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

52.44
Areas with the highest location quotient for Continuous Mining Machine Operators, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

347.41

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

83.47

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

35.16

Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

28.29

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

28.01

Wheeling, WV-OH

24.94

Southeast-Central Idaho nonmetropolitan area

20.21

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

18.77

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

16.98

Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

14.77
Areas with the highest location quotient for Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

78.18

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

36.17

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

18.59

Eastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

17.59

Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

8.91

Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area

6.48

Austin-Round Rock, TX

3.03

Knoxville, TN

2.75

Albuquerque, NM

2.63

Richmond, VA

2.08
Areas with the highest location quotient for Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

24.17

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

22.37

Border Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

11.99

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

10.34

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

9.72

Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ

9.23

Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

7.69

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

6.65

Northwestern Idaho nonmetropolitan area

6.09

Winchester, VA-WV

5.22
Areas with the highest location quotient for Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators, Surface Mining, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Eastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

16.56

Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

16.35

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

15.55

Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

11.13

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

10.16

Southern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

8.27

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

7.85

St. George, UT

7.66

Northern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

7.65

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

7.35
Areas with the highest location quotient for Service Unit Operators, Oil and Gas, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Midland, TX

105.92

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

97.39

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

42.20

Greeley, CO

41.89

Farmington, NM

39.28

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

38.01

Victoria, TX

25.82

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

25.79

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

25.50

Border Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

22.58
Areas with the highest location quotient for Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

34.25

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

32.40

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

32.23

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

26.14

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

26.06

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

22.74

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

19.75

Bakersfield, CA

18.82

Coastal Plains Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

18.51

San Angelo, TX

16.03
Areas with the highest location quotient for Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Midland, TX

79.17

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

52.48

Coastal Plains Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

36.91

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

35.58

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

32.77

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

31.65

Odessa, TX

29.06

Border Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

25.62

Farmington, NM

25.30

Lafayette, LA

18.83
Areas with the highest location quotient for Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Baton Rouge, LA

8.80

Hammond, LA

8.73

Jackson, TN

8.36

Missoula, MT

7.38

Jefferson City, MO

7.09

Alexandria, LA

6.38

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

5.89

Monroe, LA

5.84

Brunswick, GA

5.83

Charlottesville, VA

5.63
Areas with the highest location quotient for Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Kennewick-Richland, WA

6.42

Northwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

5.81

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

5.64

Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

5.49

Northeastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

5.35

Bellingham, WA

5.24

Albany, OR

5.15

Homosassa Springs, FL

5.04

Monroe, MI

4.69

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.61
Areas with the highest location quotient for Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

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

2.62

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

1.29

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

0.90

Oklahoma City, OK

0.56

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

0.49

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

0.36

Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC

0.30

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

0.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for Highway Maintenance Workers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

21.67

San German, PR

11.79

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

11.25

Northwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

10.05

Central East New York nonmetropolitan area

9.46

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

9.13

Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area

8.74

Watertown-Fort Drum, NY

8.71

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

8.22

Northern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

7.90
Areas with the highest location quotient for Hazardous Materials Removal Workers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Kennewick-Richland, WA

22.19

Northern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

7.14

Sumter, SC

6.00

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

4.77

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

4.27

Amarillo, TX

3.46

Anchorage, AK

2.95

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

2.93

Urban Honolulu, HI

2.92

Baton Rouge, LA

2.72
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fence Erectors, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

West Montana nonmetropolitan area

5.81

Cedar Rapids, IA

5.25

Eastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

4.97

Southwest Montana nonmetropolitan area

4.61

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

4.35

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

4.13

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

4.09

Billings, MT

3.50

Flagstaff, AZ

3.19

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

3.18
Areas with the highest location quotient for Elevator and Escalator Installers and Repairers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Urban Honolulu, HI

5.65

Wichita, KS

4.15

Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL

3.10

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

2.94

Syracuse, NY

2.88

Roanoke, VA

2.54

Richmond, VA

2.25

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

2.22

Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

2.16

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL

2.14
Areas with the highest location quotient for Construction and Building Inspectors, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Altoona, PA

3.13

Trenton, NJ

2.79

Northern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

2.47

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

2.26

Williamsport, PA

2.22

Watertown-Fort Drum, NY

2.09

Raleigh, NC

2.07

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

2.05

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

2.05

Border Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

1.99
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Lake Charles, LA

13.65

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

13.05

Baton Rouge, LA

11.76

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

10.96

Mayaguez, PR

8.29

Charlottesville, VA

5.99

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

4.96

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

4.94

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

4.50

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

3.99
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Roofers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area

8.01

Macon, GA

7.67

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

2.87

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

2.79

Richmond, VA

2.57

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

2.20

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

2.19

Raleigh, NC

2.17

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

2.15

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

2.04
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Lake Charles, LA

7.47

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

5.36

Baton Rouge, LA

4.82

Sumter, SC

4.77

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

4.22

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

4.13

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

4.13

Panama City, FL

3.73

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

3.61

Decatur, AL

3.57
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Lake Charles, LA

14.46

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

11.10

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

9.12

Lafayette, LA

5.73

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

3.90

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

3.87

Port St. Lucie, FL

3.74

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

3.44

Salinas, CA

3.42

Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA

3.26
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Electricians, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Mayaguez, PR

7.68

Baton Rouge, LA

5.16

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

4.98

Lake Charles, LA

4.93

Corpus Christi, TX

4.24

The Villages, FL

4.08

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

4.05

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

3.99

Monroe, LA

3.94

Valdosta, GA

3.86
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Carpenters, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

12.11

Napa, CA

9.67

Mayaguez, PR

7.42

Ponce, PR

6.99

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

6.36

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

5.73

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

5.59

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

5.24

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

4.50

Port St. Lucie, FL

4.34
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

6.69

Maryland nonmetropolitan area

6.03

Provo-Orem, UT

5.40

Salem, OR

5.27

Santa Rosa, CA

4.44

Topeka, KS

4.42

Stockton-Lodi, CA

4.41

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

4.26

West Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.93

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

3.16
Areas with the highest location quotient for Solar Photovoltaic Installers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Provo-Orem, UT

7.89

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA

7.03

Urban Honolulu, HI

5.87

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

5.37

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

5.29

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

4.85

Fresno, CA

4.77

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

4.55

Modesto, CA

4.19

Bakersfield, CA

4.16
Areas with the highest location quotient for Structural Iron and Steel Workers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Rapid City, SD

8.58

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

6.06

Sioux Falls, SD

4.47

Lake Charles, LA

4.20

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

4.01

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

3.83

Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

3.70

Akron, OH

3.28

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

3.26

Toledo, OH

3.22
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sheet Metal Workers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

10.41

New Bern, NC

5.81

Oklahoma City, OK

4.59

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

4.03

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

3.64

St. Cloud, MN

3.60

Elmira, NY

3.49

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

3.44

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

3.36

Fairbanks, AK

2.72
Areas with the highest location quotient for Roofers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

7.44

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

7.09

Homosassa Springs, FL

5.73

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

5.69

Longview, WA

5.20

Port St. Lucie, FL

5.08

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

4.57

Morristown, TN

4.26

Bellingham, WA

4.00

Redding, CA

3.90
Areas with the highest location quotient for Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

5.03

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

3.69

Baton Rouge, LA

3.35

Austin-Round Rock, TX

3.29

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

3.04

Knoxville, TN

2.73

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL

2.72

Corpus Christi, TX

2.52

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

2.28

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

2.22
Areas with the highest location quotient for Plasterers and Stucco Masons, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

St. George, UT

20.02

Provo-Orem, UT

10.54

Stockton-Lodi, CA

8.70

Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

8.30

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

7.42

Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA

6.16

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

6.13

Reno, NV

6.06

Yuba City, CA

5.55

Santa Rosa, CA

5.26
Areas with the highest location quotient for Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Kokomo, IN

4.36

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

3.80

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

3.02

Appleton, WI

2.90

Lake Charles, LA

2.69

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

2.61

Baton Rouge, LA

2.58

Kennewick-Richland, WA

2.58

St. Cloud, MN

2.36

Fond du Lac, WI

2.33
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pipelayers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

6.11

Jackson, TN

5.47

Jacksonville, NC

4.74

Tuscaloosa, AL

4.74

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

4.63

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

4.49

Fayetteville, NC

4.19

Northeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.14

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

3.99

Asheville, NC

3.92
Areas with the highest location quotient for Paperhangers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Tulsa, OK

8.46

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

4.04

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

2.00

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN

1.78

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

1.19

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

1.10
Areas with the highest location quotient for Painters, Construction and Maintenance, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

6.06

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

5.10

Lake Charles, LA

3.44

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

3.35

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.05

Wenatchee, WA

2.99

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

2.96

Bend-Redmond, OR

2.91

Portsmouth, NH-ME

2.81

St. George, UT

2.81
Areas with the highest location quotient for Insulation Workers, Mechanical, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Casper, WY

14.25

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

10.56

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

8.31

Longview, TX

8.01

Ames, IA

6.49

Evansville, IN-KY

5.64

Richmond, VA

4.64

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

4.36

Odessa, TX

4.03

Tulsa, OK

3.64
Areas with the highest location quotient for Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Baton Rouge, LA

7.78

West Montana nonmetropolitan area

6.02

Cheyenne, WY

5.92

Kennewick-Richland, WA

5.16

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA

5.00

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL

4.60

Southwest Montana nonmetropolitan area

4.58

Midland, MI

4.34

Tuscaloosa, AL

4.22

Mansfield, OH

4.18
Areas with the highest location quotient for Glaziers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Sherman-Denison, TX

5.39

Hot Springs, AR

4.26

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

3.38

Bismarck, ND

3.24

Grand Junction, CO

2.91

Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.91

Homosassa Springs, FL

2.87

Olympia-Tumwater, WA

2.86

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

2.81

Salem, OR

2.79
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electricians, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Kokomo, IN

3.02

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

2.96

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

2.67

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

2.63

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.43

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA

2.38

Lewiston, ID-WA

2.04

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.00

Mobile, AL

1.99

Eastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

1.93
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tapers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Bellingham, WA

15.19

Kennewick-Richland, WA

10.42

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

8.10

Urban Honolulu, HI

6.69

Salem, OR

6.62

Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA

6.54

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

6.28

Santa Rosa, CA

6.12

Logan, UT-ID

6.09

Reno, NV

5.89
Areas with the highest location quotient for Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

St. George, UT

5.14

Coeur d'Alene, ID

4.54

Visalia-Porterville, CA

4.33

Santa Rosa, CA

4.14

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

4.05

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

3.95

Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA

3.81

Reno, NV

3.63

Yuba City, CA

3.60

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

3.34
Areas with the highest location quotient for Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Eastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

9.76

Arizona nonmetropolitan area

7.19

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.85

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

5.57

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

4.84

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

4.23

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

4.17

Fairbanks, AK

4.14

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

3.79

Midland, TX

3.74
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pile Driver Operators, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

11.32

Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA

5.34

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

5.22

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

4.98

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

3.98

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

2.65

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

2.37

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

2.15

Pittsburgh, PA

1.43

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

1.18
Areas with the highest location quotient for Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

San Angelo, TX

4.93

Greeley, CO

4.22

Jackson, TN

4.03

Mobile, AL

3.88

Billings, MT

3.67

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

3.39

Waco, TX

3.39

Northwestern Idaho nonmetropolitan area

3.38

Macon, GA

3.35

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

3.23
Areas with the highest location quotient for Construction Laborers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

The Villages, FL

3.48

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

2.71

Lake Charles, LA

2.68

Farmington, NM

2.55

St. George, UT

2.51

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

2.48

Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ

2.30

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

2.26

Provo-Orem, UT

2.12

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

2.11
Areas with the highest location quotient for Terrazzo Workers and Finishers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

3.24

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

3.12

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN

2.70

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

1.62
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

St. George, UT

4.35

Merced, CA

4.09

Southeast-Central Idaho nonmetropolitan area

3.22

Greeley, CO

3.19

Rapid City, SD

3.12

Lincoln, NE

3.09

Sioux Falls, SD

3.08

Provo-Orem, UT

3.03

South Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

2.96

Fargo, ND-MN

2.95
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tile and Stone Setters, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

St. George, UT

10.71

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

7.70

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

4.57

Santa Rosa, CA

4.55

Punta Gorda, FL

4.54

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

4.36

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

4.31

Salt Lake City, UT

4.10

Carson City, NV

4.05

Reno, NV

4.02
Areas with the highest location quotient for Floor Sanders and Finishers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Raleigh, NC

7.14

Southeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

5.48

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

2.49

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

1.89

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

1.36

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

1.29

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

1.10

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

1.05
Areas with the highest location quotient for Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

4.51

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

4.01

Southwest Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.58

Kansas City, MO-KS

3.56

Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area

3.54

Urban Honolulu, HI

3.35

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

3.31

St. Louis, MO-IL

3.12

Portland-South Portland, ME

3.05

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

2.80
Areas with the highest location quotient for Carpet Installers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

9.36

Lebanon, PA

5.92

Reno, NV

4.97

Lancaster, PA

4.15

Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.96

West Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.94

Prescott, AZ

3.50

North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.12

Champaign-Urbana, IL

2.83

Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

2.81
Areas with the highest location quotient for Carpenters, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Northwestern Idaho nonmetropolitan area

3.27

Coeur d'Alene, ID

3.03

Rapid City, SD

2.90

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.84

Barnstable Town, MA

2.84

Bend-Redmond, OR

2.75

Southeast-Central Idaho nonmetropolitan area

2.71

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.69

Boise City, ID

2.68

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

2.65
Areas with the highest location quotient for Stonemasons, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

11.89

Provo-Orem, UT

10.87

New Bedford, MA

9.22

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

7.31

Southwest Montana nonmetropolitan area

6.11

Salem, OR

4.50

Stockton-Lodi, CA

4.09

Salt Lake City, UT

3.79

Reno, NV

3.72

Salisbury, MD-DE

3.60
Areas with the highest location quotient for Brickmasons and Blockmasons, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Peoria, IL

5.65

Homosassa Springs, FL

4.61

Provo-Orem, UT

3.99

St. George, UT

3.75

Ocala, FL

3.48

Waco, TX

3.44

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

3.43

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

3.37

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

2.82

Decatur, IL

2.78
Areas with the highest location quotient for Boilermakers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

28.46

Baton Rouge, LA

20.32

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

13.82

Lake Charles, LA

13.52

Corpus Christi, TX

8.88

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

7.44

Anchorage, AK

6.75

Huntsville, AL

4.60

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

4.22

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

4.08
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Midland, TX

4.95

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.88

Odessa, TX

3.52

Greeley, CO

2.96

Lake Charles, LA

2.82

Farmington, NM

2.78

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

2.49

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.40

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

2.32

Longview, TX

2.30
Areas with the highest location quotient for Construction and Extraction Occupations, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.15

Midland, TX

3.03

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

2.74

Lake Charles, LA

2.63

Eastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.51

Odessa, TX

2.44

Greeley, CO

2.29

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

2.26

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.26

Farmington, NM

2.24
Areas with the highest location quotient for Logging Workers, All Other, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

182.60

Corvallis, OR

72.18

Longview, WA

62.45

Western Washington nonmetropolitan area

55.80

Eugene, OR

50.15

Medford, OR

41.06

Northwestern Idaho nonmetropolitan area

39.01

Salem, OR

21.71

Bellingham, WA

20.95

North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area

20.88
Areas with the highest location quotient for Log Graders and Scalers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Northwestern Idaho nonmetropolitan area

68.66

Longview, WA

56.19

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

46.30

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

33.19

Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

30.25

Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area

26.26

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

25.25

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

24.73

Western Washington nonmetropolitan area

19.39

North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area

17.18
Areas with the highest location quotient for Logging Equipment Operators, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

64.69

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

44.38

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

41.29

Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

30.97

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

30.39

Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

28.71

Longview, WA

25.72

Northeast South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

24.67

Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

24.06

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

22.67
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fallers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Northwestern Idaho nonmetropolitan area

147.31

Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

76.34

North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area

41.04

Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area

35.90

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

26.72

North Valley-Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

25.97

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

14.20

Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

12.78

Northeast South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

12.09

Charlottesville, VA

10.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for Forest and Conservation Workers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

46.16

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

30.57

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

17.61

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

17.38

Sioux Falls, SD

17.08

Rapid City, SD

10.68

North Valley-Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

9.34

Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA

8.47

East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

6.23

Eugene, OR

5.70
Areas with the highest location quotient for Agricultural Workers, All Other, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

El Centro, CA

54.06

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

32.41

Madera, CA

16.96

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

15.54

Bakersfield, CA

13.94

Merced, CA

13.67

Salinas, CA

13.30

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

12.25

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

11.73

Visalia-Porterville, CA

10.65
Areas with the highest location quotient for Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

22.06

Lexington-Fayette, KY

16.36

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

15.48

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

14.48

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

14.29

Hill Country Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

14.25

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

13.70

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

13.05

Merced, CA

12.54

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

11.92
Areas with the highest location quotient for Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Salinas, CA

86.24

Madera, CA

71.37

Bakersfield, CA

70.16

Visalia-Porterville, CA

64.84

El Centro, CA

43.74

Merced, CA

35.27

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

29.87

Fresno, CA

26.98

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

26.13

Napa, CA

21.15
Areas with the highest location quotient for Agricultural Equipment Operators, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

27.96

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

23.31

Napa, CA

23.18

Salinas, CA

21.37

Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

19.28

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

18.44

Yuma, AZ

18.14

El Centro, CA

18.01

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

17.60

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

17.40
Areas with the highest location quotient for Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Wenatchee, WA

92.01

Yakima, WA

87.27

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

34.66

Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

26.80

Kennewick-Richland, WA

25.76

Southeast-Central Idaho nonmetropolitan area

23.47

Visalia-Porterville, CA

23.02

Salinas, CA

22.11

Madera, CA

22.01

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

21.20
Areas with the highest location quotient for Agricultural Inspectors, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Kennewick-Richland, WA

15.64

Yakima, WA

15.61

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

14.74

North Valley-Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

12.48

Southeast-Central Idaho nonmetropolitan area

11.34

Grand Island, NE

10.68

Twin Falls, ID

10.53

Wenatchee, WA

10.41

Bismarck, ND

8.98

North Florida nonmetropolitan area

8.56
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Salinas, CA

40.28

Madera, CA

32.21

Visalia-Porterville, CA

30.00

Napa, CA

25.21

Yuma, AZ

19.18

Bakersfield, CA

18.43

El Centro, CA

18.31

Merced, CA

18.06

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

16.14

Yakima, WA

16.06
Areas with the highest location quotient for Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Salinas, CA

57.93

Madera, CA

48.51

Bakersfield, CA

45.42

Visalia-Porterville, CA

44.17

El Centro, CA

30.73

Merced, CA

25.08

Yuma, AZ

24.58

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

22.34

Fresno, CA

19.04

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

17.79
Areas with the highest location quotient for Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Jefferson City, MO

10.59

Lansing-East Lansing, MI

6.18

Danbury, CT

5.72

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

5.29

Carson City, NV

4.84

New Haven, CT

4.61

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

4.47

Urban Honolulu, HI

3.88

Baton Rouge, LA

3.65

Eugene, OR

3.44
Areas with the highest location quotient for Statistical Assistants, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN

18.38

Morgantown, WV

11.09

Lincoln, NE

8.83

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

7.77

Charleston, WV

7.62

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

7.21

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

6.51

Knoxville, TN

6.41

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

5.28

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

4.25
Areas with the highest location quotient for Proofreaders and Copy Markers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Boulder, CO

5.37

Colorado Springs, CO

3.16

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

3.05

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

2.78

Richmond, VA

2.43

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

2.33

Rochester, NY

1.89

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

1.83

Kansas City, MO-KS

1.62

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

1.55
Areas with the highest location quotient for Office Machine Operators, Except Computer, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Lawton, OK

7.27

Rochester, MN

4.80

Manchester, NH

3.67

Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

3.64

Portsmouth, NH-ME

3.17

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

2.86

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

2.73

Binghamton, NY

2.70

Springfield, IL

2.63

Oklahoma City, OK

2.53
Areas with the highest location quotient for Office Clerks, General, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Gainesville, FL

1.99

Lansing-East Lansing, MI

1.89

Springfield, IL

1.84

Champaign-Urbana, IL

1.82

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

1.77

Carbondale-Marion, IL

1.73

Casper, WY

1.73

College Station-Bryan, TX

1.72

State College, PA

1.65

Bismarck, ND

1.65
Areas with the highest location quotient for Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Topeka, KS

6.79

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

5.56

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

5.26

Lynchburg, VA

4.49

Reading, PA

3.65

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

3.61

Trenton, NJ

3.40

Kansas City, MO-KS

2.96

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

2.91

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

2.61
Areas with the highest location quotient for Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Green Bay, WI

5.83

Wausau, WI

4.51

Cheyenne, WY

3.95

Carbondale-Marion, IL

3.90

Olympia-Tumwater, WA

3.84

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

3.51

Danville, IL

3.19

Portland-South Portland, ME

3.12

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

3.12

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

3.10
Areas with the highest location quotient for Desktop Publishers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Savannah, GA

3.37

Austin-Round Rock, TX

3.17

Oklahoma City, OK

2.77

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

2.71

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

2.31

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

2.12

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

1.83

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

1.71

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

1.52

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

1.47
Areas with the highest location quotient for Word Processors and Typists, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Ocean City, NJ

13.37

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

11.64

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

11.08

Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area

10.73

Kingston, NY

10.64

Watertown-Fort Drum, NY

9.93

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA

9.02

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

8.84

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY

8.58

Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

8.49
Areas with the highest location quotient for Data Entry Keyers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Springfield, IL

3.45

Laredo, TX

3.15

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

3.00

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

2.97

Mayaguez, PR

2.68

Salt Lake City, UT

2.63

Arecibo, PR

2.47

Bismarck, ND

2.42

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

2.33

San German, PR

2.30
Areas with the highest location quotient for Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area

3.44

Santa Fe, NM

2.87

Northern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

2.87

Las Cruces, NM

2.82

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

2.76

Albuquerque, NM

2.66

Farmington, NM

2.65

Carson City, NV

2.61

Jefferson City, MO

2.26

Ithaca, NY

2.24
Areas with the highest location quotient for Medical Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Rochester, MN

4.18

Mayaguez, PR

3.70

San German, PR

3.01

Abilene, TX

3.00

San Angelo, TX

2.97

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

2.97

Medford, OR

2.73

Bend-Redmond, OR

2.69

Arecibo, PR

2.68

Springfield, IL

2.57
Areas with the highest location quotient for Legal Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

4.38

Charleston, WV

3.59

Santa Fe, NM

2.77

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

2.54

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

2.40

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

2.30

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

2.29

Tallahassee, FL

2.25

Jefferson City, MO

2.13

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

2.05
Areas with the highest location quotient for Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Springfield, IL

3.31

Mayaguez, PR

3.08

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

3.08

Topeka, KS

2.98

Lawrence, KS

2.96

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

2.80

Champaign-Urbana, IL

2.58

Santa Fe, NM

2.55

Iowa City, IA

2.51

Manhattan, KS

2.38
Areas with the highest location quotient for Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Spartanburg, SC

7.71

Harrisonburg, VA

6.64

Danville, IL

4.86

Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH

4.02

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

4.00

Kansas nonmetropolitan area

3.78

Northeast South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.73

Monroe, MI

3.71

Stockton-Lodi, CA

3.70

South Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

3.64
Areas with the highest location quotient for Shipping, Receiving, and Inventory Clerks, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

3.15

Salt Lake City, UT

2.63

Laredo, TX

2.44

Spartanburg, SC

2.32

Dalton, GA

2.23

Reno, NV

1.97

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

1.97

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

1.92

Jackson, TN

1.89

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

1.86
Areas with the highest location quotient for Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Ithaca, NY

3.42

Warner Robins, GA

3.38

Battle Creek, MI

2.78

Dalton, GA

2.76

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

2.62

Rochester, NY

2.37

Binghamton, NY

2.28

Syracuse, NY

2.21

Sheboygan, WI

2.18

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY

2.17
Areas with the highest location quotient for Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Charleston, WV

5.42

Springfield, MA-CT

5.14

Fayetteville, NC

4.92

Greensboro-High Point, NC

3.93

Manchester, NH

3.80

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA

3.58

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

3.53

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

3.20

Trenton, NJ

3.04

Champaign-Urbana, IL

2.87
Areas with the highest location quotient for Postal Service Mail Carriers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

2.46

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

2.07

Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

2.06

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

2.02

Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

1.97

West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

1.94

Sebring, FL

1.92

Jacksonville, NC

1.89

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

1.87

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

1.86
Areas with the highest location quotient for Postal Service Clerks, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

6.26

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

5.78

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

5.25

Northeast Virginia nonmetropolitan area

5.01

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

4.87

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

4.72

Kingston, NY

4.71

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

4.41

Beckley, WV

4.39

East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.37
Areas with the highest location quotient for Meter Readers, Utilities, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

5.98

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

5.87

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

5.68

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

5.51

Wheeling, WV-OH

5.47

Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area

5.17

Beckley, WV

5.04

Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

4.95

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

4.88

Monroe, LA

4.79
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Laredo, TX

4.20

Fond du Lac, WI

3.09

Odessa, TX

2.48

Gainesville, GA

2.30

Midland, TX

2.28

St. George, UT

2.11

Maryland nonmetropolitan area

2.08

Lafayette, LA

1.98

Twin Falls, ID

1.91

Green Bay, WI

1.90
Areas with the highest location quotient for Public Safety Telecommunicators, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

4.74

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

4.69

Northeast Virginia nonmetropolitan area

4.26

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

4.14

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

3.73

Ocean City, NJ

3.58

Northwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.57

Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.54

Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

3.47

Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.43
Areas with the highest location quotient for Couriers and Messengers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

5.89

Mayaguez, PR

5.14

Arecibo, PR

4.27

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

3.96

Ponce, PR

3.28

Tulsa, OK

3.15

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

2.53

Dothan, AL

2.44

Charleston, WV

2.30

Lafayette, LA

2.28
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cargo and Freight Agents, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Laredo, TX

17.92

Bellingham, WA

3.57

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY

3.47

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

3.31

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN

3.18

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

3.11

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

3.09

Medford, OR

3.08

Charleston-North Charleston, SC

3.03

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN

2.99
Areas with the highest location quotient for Information and Record Clerks, All Other, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Fort Collins, CO

6.09

Colorado Springs, CO

5.04

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

4.71

Grand Junction, CO

4.46

Hinesville, GA

4.42

Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.80

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

3.66

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

3.64

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

3.62

Pueblo, CO

3.53
Areas with the highest location quotient for Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

6.78

Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC

4.11

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

4.10

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

3.99

Anchorage, AK

3.88

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

3.62

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

3.32

Salt Lake City, UT

3.18

Urban Honolulu, HI

2.95

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

2.64
Areas with the highest location quotient for Receptionists and Information Clerks, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Hot Springs, AR

2.46

Rapid City, SD

2.35

Gadsden, AL

2.16

Sioux Falls, SD

2.12

Rochester, MN

2.09

Jonesboro, AR

1.98

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

1.96

Wilmington, NC

1.89

Asheville, NC

1.89

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN

1.82
Areas with the highest location quotient for Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY

7.92

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV

3.78

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

3.40

Lawton, OK

2.61

Ithaca, NY

2.60

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

2.60

Trenton, NJ

2.31

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

2.27

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

2.27

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

2.23
Areas with the highest location quotient for Order Clerks, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

12.64

Reno, NV

3.81

Portland-South Portland, ME

3.73

New Haven, CT

3.57

Ocean City, NJ

2.83

Jefferson City, MO

2.36

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

2.31

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

2.17

Medford, OR

2.13

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

2.11
Areas with the highest location quotient for New Accounts Clerks, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Grants Pass, OR

7.16

Saginaw, MI

6.88

Springfield, MO

6.10

Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area

6.09

Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

5.92

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

5.90

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

5.12

Dubuque, IA

5.08

Columbia, MO

5.00

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

4.98
Areas with the highest location quotient for Loan Interviewers and Clerks, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Columbia, MO

5.34

Springfield, MO

3.37

Sioux Falls, SD

3.31

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL

3.03

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

2.84

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

2.79

Winchester, VA-WV

2.61

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.27

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.22

Rapid City, SD

2.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for Library Assistants, Clerical, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Ann Arbor, MI

8.30

Western Washington nonmetropolitan area

5.81

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

4.60

Kingston, NY

4.23

Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

3.96

Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

3.89

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

3.81

West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

3.80

Bay City, MI

3.69

Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

3.67
Areas with the highest location quotient for Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Rochester, MN

5.69

Topeka, KS

3.60

Joplin, MO

3.57

Colorado Springs, CO

3.45

Lawrence, KS

3.44

Morgantown, WV

3.31

Eugene, OR

3.29

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL

3.07

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR

3.04

Arecibo, PR

2.83
Areas with the highest location quotient for Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Ocean City, NJ

9.38

Flagstaff, AZ

8.27

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

6.65

Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

6.37

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

6.08

Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

5.68

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

5.54

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.50

Rapid City, SD

5.46

Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

5.34
Areas with the highest location quotient for File Clerks, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

3.55

Dover, DE

3.35

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

3.09

Las Cruces, NM

2.55

Trenton, NJ

2.54

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

2.28

Chattanooga, TN-GA

2.27

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

2.15

Lawton, OK

2.03

Tallahassee, FL

2.02
Areas with the highest location quotient for Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Jefferson City, MO

6.62

Fresno, CA

6.25

Topeka, KS

6.17

Olympia-Tumwater, WA

5.71

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA

4.18

Altoona, PA

3.90

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

3.86

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.60

Yuma, AZ

3.57

Waco, TX

3.46
Areas with the highest location quotient for Customer Service Representatives, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

2.22

Salt Lake City, UT

2.14

Provo-Orem, UT

2.11

Macon, GA

1.97

Albany, GA

1.91

Hattiesburg, MS

1.84

Johnson City, TN

1.82

Yuma, AZ

1.80

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

1.77

Saginaw, MI

1.76
Areas with the highest location quotient for Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Sioux Falls, SD

13.33

Fargo, ND-MN

5.87

Trenton, NJ

4.82

Reno, NV

4.62

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

3.99

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

3.81

Baton Rouge, LA

3.80

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY

3.16

Fort Wayne, IN

3.09

Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

2.87
Areas with the highest location quotient for Court, Municipal, and License Clerks, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

6.82

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

6.19

Carson City, NV

5.04

Arizona nonmetropolitan area

4.65

Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

4.65

Dover, DE

4.62

Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

4.61

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

4.46

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

3.97

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.95
Areas with the highest location quotient for Correspondence Clerks, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Sioux Falls, SD

8.74

Portland-South Portland, ME

6.75

Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC

3.71

Chattanooga, TN-GA

3.61

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

3.25

Cleveland-Elyria, OH

3.02

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

2.71

Reno, NV

2.57

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

1.99

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

1.87
Areas with the highest location quotient for Brokerage Clerks, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Trenton, NJ

7.62

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL

4.05

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

3.71

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

3.65

Albuquerque, NM

3.61

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

3.23

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY

2.96

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

2.73

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

2.50

Jacksonville, FL

2.38
Areas with the highest location quotient for Financial Clerks, All Other, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Charleston, WV

5.98

Columbus, OH

4.84

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL

4.11

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

3.67

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

3.21

Utica-Rome, NY

3.19

Billings, MT

3.16

Trenton, NJ

3.16

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

3.04

Richmond, VA

2.91
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tellers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.34

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

3.25

West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

3.00

West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

2.92

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

2.85

Sheboygan, WI

2.82

Northeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

2.78

Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area

2.59

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

2.56

East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

2.53
Areas with the highest location quotient for Procurement Clerks, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Hinesville, GA

5.37

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

4.10

Lawton, OK

3.97

Warner Robins, GA

3.73

Jefferson City, MO

3.72

Charleston, WV

3.63

Texarkana, TX-AR

3.48

York-Hanover, PA

3.43

Lebanon, PA

3.25

Jacksonville, NC

3.24
Areas with the highest location quotient for Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

2.82

Oklahoma City, OK

2.07

Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA

1.98

South Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

1.88

Lawton, OK

1.84

Enid, OK

1.82

Rochester, NY

1.80

Tulsa, OK

1.76

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

1.76

Bay City, MI

1.74
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gambling Cage Workers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

30.99

Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

30.68

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

17.03

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

16.11

Lawton, OK

14.86

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

14.03

Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

12.10

North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area

12.00

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

11.81

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

9.61
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.38

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.34

Rapid City, SD

2.29

Sioux Falls, SD

1.99

Northwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

1.88

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

1.79

Southwest Montana nonmetropolitan area

1.76

West Montana nonmetropolitan area

1.75

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

1.67

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

1.64
Areas with the highest location quotient for Billing and Posting Clerks, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Iowa City, IA

2.57

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

2.40

Arecibo, PR

2.30

Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

2.23

Mayaguez, PR

2.11

Flint, MI

2.07

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

1.97

Binghamton, NY

1.91

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

1.84

Ponce, PR

1.77
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bill and Account Collectors, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Johnson City, TN

8.38

San Angelo, TX

7.31

Sioux Falls, SD

4.77

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY

4.25

Danville, IL

4.15

Sherman-Denison, TX

3.68

Joplin, MO

3.29

Lincoln, NE

3.15

Coeur d'Alene, ID

2.90

Macon, GA

2.68
Areas with the highest location quotient for Communications Equipment Operators, All Other, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

15.66

Salt Lake City, UT

4.35

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

2.31

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

1.91

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

1.48

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

1.37

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

0.65
Areas with the highest location quotient for Telephone Operators, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

11.17

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

6.35

Trenton, NJ

4.86

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

3.40

Urban Honolulu, HI

3.40

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

3.36

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

3.18

Kansas City, MO-KS

2.81

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

2.50

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

2.45
Areas with the highest location quotient for Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Mobile, AL

3.72

Chico, CA

3.39

Carbondale-Marion, IL

3.35

Lafayette, LA

3.26

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

3.24

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

3.21

Dothan, AL

3.19

Michigan City-La Porte, IN

3.12

Alexandria, LA

3.08

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

2.98
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Columbia, SC

1.94

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

1.85

Ponce, PR

1.80

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

1.80

Johnson City, TN

1.78

Danbury, CT

1.74

Chattanooga, TN-GA

1.72

Cleveland, TN

1.68

Knoxville, TN

1.66

Mayaguez, PR

1.65
Areas with the highest location quotient for Office and Administrative Support Occupations, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Jefferson City, MO

1.33

Johnson City, TN

1.31

Mayaguez, PR

1.31

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

1.30

Carson City, NV

1.26

Laredo, TX

1.24

Salt Lake City, UT

1.23

Columbia, SC

1.23

San Angelo, TX

1.22

Macon, GA

1.22
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sales and Related Workers, All Other, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Hinesville, GA

3.08

Punta Gorda, FL

3.08

Victoria, TX

2.85

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

2.52

Napa, CA

2.45

Killeen-Temple, TX

2.43

Homosassa Springs, FL

2.28

Hot Springs, AR

2.26

Alexandria, LA

2.23

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

2.10
Areas with the highest location quotient for Door-to-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

22.02

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

3.97

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

3.21

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

2.91

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

2.45

Columbus, OH

2.33

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

2.20

Austin-Round Rock, TX

2.03

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

1.95

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN

1.47
Areas with the highest location quotient for Telemarketers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

12.81

Provo-Orem, UT

6.06

El Paso, TX

6.00

Waco, TX

5.28

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

5.13

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

4.94

Canton-Massillon, OH

4.76

Muncie, IN

4.30

Springfield, MO

3.82

Akron, OH

3.81
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sales Engineers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

8.68

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

3.56

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

3.26

Boulder, CO

3.07

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA

2.81

Danbury, CT

2.30

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

1.92

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

1.91

Madison, WI

1.69

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

1.69
Areas with the highest location quotient for Real Estate Sales Agents, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

The Villages, FL

6.18

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

4.92

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

4.81

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

4.81

Punta Gorda, FL

4.00

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

3.80

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

3.48

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

3.32

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

3.25

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

3.24
Areas with the highest location quotient for Real Estate Brokers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

9.70

Fort Collins, CO

8.33

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

6.52

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

3.99

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

3.93

Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.92

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

3.71

Corvallis, OR

3.57

Medford, OR

3.45

Eugene, OR

3.32
Areas with the highest location quotient for Demonstrators and Product Promoters, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Napa, CA

60.47

Walla Walla, WA

26.37

Santa Rosa, CA

18.26

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA

14.83

Wenatchee, WA

7.50

Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

7.00

Charlottesville, VA

6.86

Kennewick-Richland, WA

6.75

Medford, OR

5.18

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

5.05
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

2.33

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

2.00

Janesville-Beloit, WI

1.77

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

1.75

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

1.73

Sioux Falls, SD

1.65

Lafayette, LA

1.64

Akron, OH

1.60

Wausau, WI

1.60

Napa, CA

1.59
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

4.17

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

2.83

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

2.74

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

2.73

Provo-Orem, UT

2.64

Raleigh, NC

2.53

Knoxville, TN

2.49

Tulsa, OK

2.43

Oklahoma City, OK

2.37

Madison, WI

2.33
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sales Representatives of Services, Except Advertising, Insurance, Financial Services, and Travel, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Boulder, CO

2.34

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

2.10

Austin-Round Rock, TX

1.82

Midland, TX

1.71

Provo-Orem, UT

1.70

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

1.64

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

1.58

Raleigh, NC

1.58

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

1.56

Odessa, TX

1.53
Areas with the highest location quotient for Travel Agents, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

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

7.63

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

6.37

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

5.01

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

3.97

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.66

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

3.50

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

2.81

Reading, PA

2.48

Charleston, WV

2.39

Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.16
Areas with the highest location quotient for Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

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

2.60

Trenton, NJ

2.60

The Villages, FL

2.36

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

2.03

Jacksonville, FL

1.86

Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC

1.75

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

1.73

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

1.69

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

1.68

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

1.64
Areas with the highest location quotient for Insurance Sales Agents, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Bloomington, IL

2.59

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

2.44

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

2.34

Hot Springs, AR

2.19

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

2.18

Macon, GA

2.14

Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

2.11

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN

2.08

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

1.95

Dubuque, IA

1.92
Areas with the highest location quotient for Advertising Sales Agents, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

3.26

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

2.29

Rapid City, SD

2.26

Wheeling, WV-OH

1.84

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

1.84

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA

1.82

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

1.76

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

1.74

Missoula, MT

1.71

Columbia, MO

1.66
Areas with the highest location quotient for Retail Salespersons, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Arecibo, PR

2.50

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

2.22

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

2.11

Mayaguez, PR

2.08

Ponce, PR

2.04

Punta Gorda, FL

1.85

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV

1.82

Jacksonville, NC

1.76

Sebring, FL

1.71

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

1.68
Areas with the highest location quotient for Parts Salespersons, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

2.83

East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.59

Mayaguez, PR

2.58

Odessa, TX

2.49

Watertown-Fort Drum, NY

2.45

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.41

Hammond, LA

2.41

Casper, WY

2.39

Sioux Falls, SD

2.27

Bangor, ME

2.24
Areas with the highest location quotient for Counter and Rental Clerks, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

2.94

Wenatchee, WA

2.68

Wilmington, NC

2.38

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.36

Jacksonville, NC

2.23

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

2.13

Hot Springs, AR

2.08

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

2.06

Redding, CA

2.04

Greensboro-High Point, NC

2.01
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gambling Change Persons and Booth Cashiers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

32.73

Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

28.24

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

25.16

Lawton, OK

17.86

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

17.41

Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

15.65

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

12.99

Northwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

11.54

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

11.02

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

10.92
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cashiers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

2.66

Arecibo, PR

2.51

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

2.44

San German, PR

2.32

Guayama, PR

2.14

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

2.13

Ponce, PR

2.09

Northeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

1.98

Mayaguez, PR

1.95

Hammond, LA

1.89
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

2.68

Appleton, WI

2.28

Madison, WI

2.26

Portland-South Portland, ME

2.20

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

2.03

Manchester, NH

2.02

Green Bay, WI

2.02

Janesville-Beloit, WI

1.90

Portsmouth, NH-ME

1.88

Trenton, NJ

1.85
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Arecibo, PR

2.61

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

2.32

Mayaguez, PR

2.29

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

2.23

Guayama, PR

2.21

Ponce, PR

2.05

Muskegon, MI

2.03

Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

2.03

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

2.01

Dothan, AL

1.97
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sales and Related Occupations, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Arecibo, PR

1.72

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

1.64

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

1.56

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

1.52

Mayaguez, PR

1.50

Muskegon, MI

1.48

Jacksonville, NC

1.48

Ponce, PR

1.47

Punta Gorda, FL

1.46

Hot Springs, AR

1.37
Areas with the highest location quotient for Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

33.16

Salem, OR

21.08

Eugene, OR

19.74

Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

19.38

Albany, OR

14.78

Maryland nonmetropolitan area

8.40

Cumberland, MD-WV

7.49

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

7.17

Medford, OR

7.00

Salisbury, MD-DE

6.52
Areas with the highest location quotient for Residential Advisors, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Rapid City, SD

7.93

Cumberland, MD-WV

7.71

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

6.70

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

6.66

Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

6.28

Leominster-Gardner, MA

5.72

Tuscaloosa, AL

5.28

Jackson, TN

5.25

Jonesboro, AR

5.17

New Bedford, MA

5.14
Areas with the highest location quotient for Recreation Workers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Ann Arbor, MI

7.28

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

4.55

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

4.29

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

3.13

Ocean City, NJ

3.11

Tallahassee, FL

2.78

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN

2.74

Lawrence, KS

2.52

Flagstaff, AZ

2.51

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

2.38
Areas with the highest location quotient for Exercise Trainers and Group Fitness Instructors, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Great Falls, MT

3.00

Missoula, MT

2.96

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.77

Lawrence, KS

2.46

Billings, MT

2.41

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

2.39

West Montana nonmetropolitan area

2.30

Lincoln, NE

2.24

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL

2.13

Bloomington, IL

2.11
Areas with the highest location quotient for Childcare Workers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.62

Fargo, ND-MN

3.25

Bismarck, ND

3.08

Lincoln, NE

3.01

Muncie, IN

2.97

Manhattan, KS

2.78

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

2.72

Portland-South Portland, ME

2.70

South Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

2.66

Sioux Falls, SD

2.65
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tour and Travel Guides, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

16.09

Flagstaff, AZ

15.12

East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

14.37

Beckley, WV

14.06

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

13.53

Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

12.48

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

10.66

Northwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

10.26

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

10.14

Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

9.28
Areas with the highest location quotient for Concierges, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

8.63

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

7.37

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

4.51

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

4.08

Bend-Redmond, OR

3.66

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

3.41

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

3.30

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

3.22

Napa, CA

3.00

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

2.98
Areas with the highest location quotient for Baggage Porters and Bellhops, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

26.04

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

13.41

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

12.10

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

8.93

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

8.45

East Stroudsburg, PA

6.73

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

6.41

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

6.34

Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

5.90

Napa, CA

5.08
Areas with the highest location quotient for Skincare Specialists, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL

3.34

Provo-Orem, UT

3.29

St. George, UT

3.17

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

3.09

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

2.98

Coeur d'Alene, ID

2.92

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

2.75

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

2.73

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

2.65

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.62
Areas with the highest location quotient for Shampooers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

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

9.66

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

5.45

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

3.62

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

3.54

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

3.50

Salisbury, MD-DE

3.47

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

3.24

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

3.07

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

2.97

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

1.93
Areas with the highest location quotient for Manicurists and Pedicurists, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

4.22

Waterbury, CT

3.62

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

3.28

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

3.25

Danbury, CT

3.24

Alexandria, LA

3.08

Olympia-Tumwater, WA

2.83

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

2.71

Ocean City, NJ

2.63

New Haven, CT

2.46
Areas with the highest location quotient for Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

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

2.18

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

1.85
Areas with the highest location quotient for Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Altoona, PA

2.76

Ocean City, NJ

2.50

Johnstown, PA

2.49

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

2.18

Pittsburgh, PA

2.16

Reading, PA

2.16

East Stroudsburg, PA

2.14

Homosassa Springs, FL

2.14

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

2.14

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

2.10
Areas with the highest location quotient for Barbers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Baton Rouge, LA

3.55

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL

3.13

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

2.91

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

2.68

Chattanooga, TN-GA

2.53

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

2.24

Salt Lake City, UT

2.22

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

2.19

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN

2.18

Colorado Springs, CO

1.65
Areas with the highest location quotient for Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Arrangers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

3.85

Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

3.73

North Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

3.69

Wheeling, WV-OH

3.53

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

3.53

West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

3.51

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

3.49

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

3.46

Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

3.43

Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area

3.40
Areas with the highest location quotient for Funeral Attendants, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV

6.82

Wheeling, WV-OH

5.42

Cumberland, MD-WV

5.16

Springfield, OH

5.15

Saginaw, MI

5.15

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

5.11

Roanoke, VA

5.07

Maryland nonmetropolitan area

4.93

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.90

West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

4.86
Areas with the highest location quotient for Crematory Operators, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN

4.14

Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC

2.47

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

1.82

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

1.55

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

1.14
Areas with the highest location quotient for Embalmers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

19.15

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

12.25

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

9.51

Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

8.94

Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC

4.99

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN

3.83

Columbia, SC

2.96

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

2.64

Oklahoma City, OK

2.28

St. Louis, MO-IL

2.08
Areas with the highest location quotient for Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers, All Other, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Johnson City, TN

16.83

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

13.50

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

11.26

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

10.47

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

7.92

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

6.99

Chattanooga, TN-GA

6.94

Knoxville, TN

5.40

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

1.60

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

0.69
Areas with the highest location quotient for Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

7.65

Columbia, MO

6.31

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

4.66

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

3.63

St. Louis, MO-IL

3.56

Salinas, CA

3.46

Springfield, MO

3.30

Reno, NV

3.02

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

2.90

Salt Lake City, UT

2.61
Areas with the highest location quotient for Costume Attendants, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

6.93

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

5.20

Salt Lake City, UT

4.58

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

3.00

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

1.48

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

1.40

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

1.02

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

1.00

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

0.88

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

0.63
Areas with the highest location quotient for Amusement and Recreation Attendants, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

8.75

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

4.84

The Villages, FL

4.64

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

4.49

East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

3.93

Ocean City, NJ

3.69

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.61

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

3.55

Lincoln, NE

3.26

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

3.17
Areas with the highest location quotient for Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

9.80

Charlottesville, VA

6.06

Knoxville, TN

5.19

Reno, NV

4.35

Rapid City, SD

4.34

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

3.90

Grand Forks, ND-MN

3.86

Urban Honolulu, HI

3.60

Terre Haute, IN

3.27

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

3.09
Areas with the highest location quotient for Motion Picture Projectionists, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

0.81

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

0.68
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gambling Service Workers, All Other, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

33.12

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

24.67

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

20.03

Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

17.60

Duluth, MN-WI

15.97

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

12.89

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

12.53

Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

11.05

Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

10.11

Reno, NV

9.90
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gambling and Sports Book Writers and Runners, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

27.62

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

18.40

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

15.33

Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

10.80

Florence, SC

9.74

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

9.65

Reno, NV

9.32

Southwest Montana nonmetropolitan area

9.08

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

8.19

Duluth, MN-WI

7.12
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gambling Dealers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

61.97

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

26.67

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

26.13

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

19.80

Reno, NV

10.06

Bismarck, ND

8.76

Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

7.57

Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

6.60

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

6.11

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.52
Areas with the highest location quotient for Animal Caretakers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Lexington-Fayette, KY

4.18

Ocala, FL

3.99

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA

3.93

Hot Springs, AR

3.21

Jacksonville, NC

2.66

Asheville, NC

2.58

Santa Fe, NM

2.45

Ames, IA

2.31

Lawrence, KS

2.20

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

2.20
Areas with the highest location quotient for Animal Trainers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Hot Springs, AR

16.14

Ocala, FL

9.75

Lexington-Fayette, KY

8.72

Dover, DE

4.28

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

4.18

Bellingham, WA

4.04

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA

3.55

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN

3.53

Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI

3.49

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

2.73
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Ocean City, NJ

5.19

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

4.84

Cumberland, MD-WV

3.61

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.33

Maryland nonmetropolitan area

2.62

Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

2.60

Johnstown, PA

2.52

Border Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

2.47

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

2.46

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

2.46
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Entertainment and Recreation Workers, Except Gambling Services, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Ocean City, NJ

5.39

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

4.58

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

4.27

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

3.80

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

3.57

Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.51

East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

3.23

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

3.13

Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.11

Flagstaff, AZ

2.91
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Gambling Services Workers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

42.53

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

25.08

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

24.11

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

22.56

Lake Charles, LA

13.66

Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

12.48

Reno, NV

10.66

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

10.47

Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

10.13

Lawton, OK

8.52
Areas with the highest location quotient for Personal Care and Service Occupations, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

3.17

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

2.20

Ocean City, NJ

2.04

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

2.03

Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI

2.03

Yakima, WA

2.02

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

1.90

East Stroudsburg, PA

1.83

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

1.80

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

1.78
Areas with the highest location quotient for Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

12.26

Medford, OR

7.75

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

7.14

Bend-Redmond, OR

6.49

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

6.41

Gainesville, GA

5.82

Santa Rosa, CA

5.25

North Valley-Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

4.68

Baton Rouge, LA

4.53

Eugene, OR

4.46
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tree Trimmers and Pruners, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Santa Rosa, CA

6.36

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

4.73

Portland-South Portland, ME

4.66

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

4.43

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

4.20

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

4.12

Rochester, NY

4.04

Anchorage, AK

3.98

Northwestern Idaho nonmetropolitan area

3.84

Western Washington nonmetropolitan area

3.55
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

18.08

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

16.28

East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

12.84

Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

12.63

South Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

9.57

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

9.19

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

8.72

East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

7.90

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

7.15

West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

7.11
Areas with the highest location quotient for Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Port St. Lucie, FL

4.22

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

4.14

The Villages, FL

4.09

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

4.04

Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

3.89

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

3.64

Barnstable Town, MA

3.54

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

3.31

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

3.27

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.08
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pest Control Workers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Punta Gorda, FL

4.86

Homosassa Springs, FL

4.57

Brunswick, GA

3.79

Madera, CA

3.76

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

3.73

Auburn-Opelika, AL

3.66

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

3.48

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

3.43

Ocala, FL

3.40

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

3.24
Areas with the highest location quotient for Building Cleaning Workers, All Other, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Alexandria, LA

7.57

Salisbury, MD-DE

5.46

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

5.17

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

3.71

Santa Rosa, CA

3.44

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.16

Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.87

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

2.85

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

2.75

Fort Collins, CO

2.65
Areas with the highest location quotient for Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

5.08

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

4.75

Flagstaff, AZ

4.18

Ocean City, NJ

4.08

Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.85

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

3.74

Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

3.69

Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

3.21

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

3.19

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

3.13
Areas with the highest location quotient for Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Ponce, PR

3.13

Mayaguez, PR

2.39

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

2.27

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

2.15

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

1.96

Ithaca, NY

1.70

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA

1.70

Harrisonburg, VA

1.70

San German, PR

1.68

Logan, UT-ID

1.66
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Barnstable Town, MA

4.80

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

4.60

Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

4.17

The Villages, FL

3.82

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

3.43

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

3.19

Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

3.16

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.96

West Montana nonmetropolitan area

2.93

Danbury, CT

2.92
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.78

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

3.02

Ponce, PR

2.70

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

2.55

Cheyenne, WY

2.51

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

2.48

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

2.44

Brunswick, GA

2.38

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

2.21

East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

2.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

2.69

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.43

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

2.32

Ponce, PR

2.17

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

2.16

Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

1.92

Ocean City, NJ

1.88

Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

1.85

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

1.79

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

1.78
Areas with the highest location quotient for Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Ocean City, NJ

9.33

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

8.42

Hammond, LA

8.23

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

8.13

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

5.54

Valdosta, GA

5.52

South Georgia nonmetropolitan area

5.41

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

5.26

Rome, GA

5.19

Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area

5.17
Areas with the highest location quotient for Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

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

3.80

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

3.31

Ocean City, NJ

3.27

East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

3.21

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

3.03

The Villages, FL

2.81

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

2.80

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

2.78

Panama City, FL

2.56

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

2.48
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dishwashers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

3.00

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

2.91

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

2.89

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

2.83

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

2.74

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

2.67

Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.57

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

2.43

Barnstable Town, MA

2.37

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

2.35
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Ithaca, NY

4.12

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

3.97

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

3.61

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

3.56

Cleveland, TN

3.13

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

3.07

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

2.99

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

2.81

Napa, CA

2.77

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

2.77
Areas with the highest location quotient for Food Servers, Nonrestaurant, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

3.90

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

3.83

Grand Island, NE

3.68

Lincoln, NE

3.28

Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

3.07

Lancaster, PA

3.05

Duluth, MN-WI

3.02

Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

3.00

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

2.96

Grand Forks, ND-MN

2.93
Areas with the highest location quotient for Waiters and Waitresses, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

3.17

Ocean City, NJ

3.16

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

3.08

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

2.96

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

2.87

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

2.77

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

2.74

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

2.55

Brunswick, GA

2.42

East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

2.41
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fast Food and Counter Workers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Lubbock, TX

2.09

Grants Pass, OR

1.87

Lawrence, KS

1.85

Muncie, IN

1.85

Bay City, MI

1.85

Killeen-Temple, TX

1.83

Muskegon, MI

1.83

Monroe, MI

1.81

Kokomo, IN

1.79

Hinesville, GA

1.76
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bartenders, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

4.08

Northwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

3.95

East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.79

Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

3.68

Ocean City, NJ

3.55

Northeastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

3.51

Great Falls, MT

3.41

Western Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

3.39

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

3.38

Salisbury, MD-DE

3.36
Areas with the highest location quotient for Food Preparation Workers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Monroe, LA

3.43

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

3.36

Lafayette, LA

3.33

Hammond, LA

3.21

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

3.06

Baton Rouge, LA

3.02

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

2.98

Alexandria, LA

2.97

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

2.94

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

2.90
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cooks, All Other, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Hammond, LA

10.64

Morristown, TN

9.50

Maryland nonmetropolitan area

8.28

East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

8.26

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

7.96

Johnson City, TN

7.52

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

7.13

Lafayette, LA

6.76

Corvallis, OR

6.68

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

6.62
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cooks, Short Order, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

West Central-Southwest New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

6.51

Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

5.95

Dover-Durham, NH-ME

5.71

Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

5.56

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.33

Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

4.60

Rapid City, SD

4.59

Portsmouth, NH-ME

4.38

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.14

Manchester, NH

4.05
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cooks, Restaurant, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

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

2.94

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.89

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

2.76

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

2.74

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

2.58

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

2.50

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

2.48

Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

2.26

Ocean City, NJ

2.21

Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

2.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

6.23

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

4.79

Guayama, PR

4.59

San German, PR

4.41

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

4.17

Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area

3.86

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.86

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

3.72

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

3.63

Arecibo, PR

3.61
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cooks, Fast Food, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Jacksonville, NC

6.68

Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY

5.18

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

5.12

Southeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

5.03

Fayetteville, NC

4.86

Burlington, NC

4.82

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

4.56

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

4.54

Goldsboro, NC

4.53

Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

4.51
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

2.35

Jacksonville, NC

2.26

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

1.95

Auburn-Opelika, AL

1.93

Ocean City, NJ

1.92

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

1.86

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

1.80

Gadsden, AL

1.79

Lawrence, KS

1.78

Flagstaff, AZ

1.78
Areas with the highest location quotient for Chefs and Head Cooks, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

5.13

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

4.27

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

3.62

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

3.60

Ocean City, NJ

3.55

Napa, CA

3.42

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

3.37

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

3.37

Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

3.36

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.26
Areas with the highest location quotient for Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

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

2.15

Ocean City, NJ

2.13

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

1.97

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

1.92

Flagstaff, AZ

1.91

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

1.89

Jacksonville, NC

1.87

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

1.86

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

1.84

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

1.76
Areas with the highest location quotient for Protective Service Workers, All Other, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Yuba City, CA

6.05

Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

5.96

Merced, CA

5.20

El Centro, CA

5.09

Madera, CA

5.02

Salinas, CA

4.75

Visalia-Porterville, CA

4.59

Stockton-Lodi, CA

4.41

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

4.30

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

4.13
Areas with the highest location quotient for School Bus Monitors, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

6.63

Watertown-Fort Drum, NY

6.22

Central East New York nonmetropolitan area

5.87

Rochester, NY

5.64

Glens Falls, NY

5.44

Utica-Rome, NY

5.38

Kingston, NY

5.28

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY

4.83

Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area

4.46

Syracuse, NY

4.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for Transportation Security Screeners, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

5.86

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

3.71

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

3.37

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

3.13

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

2.51

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

2.26

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

2.03

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

1.91

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

1.68

Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

1.65
Areas with the highest location quotient for Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

14.51

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

5.49

Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

4.88

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

4.40

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

4.01

South Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

3.37

Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.01

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

2.84

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

2.76

Coeur d'Alene, ID

2.68
Areas with the highest location quotient for Crossing Guards and Flaggers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Grand Junction, CO

4.84

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

4.09

Altoona, PA

4.04

Dover, DE

3.65

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV

3.43

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

3.37

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

3.26

Waterbury, CT

3.21

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA

3.19

Bangor, ME

3.14
Areas with the highest location quotient for Security Guards, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

4.44

Charleston, WV

3.80

The Villages, FL

2.65

Urban Honolulu, HI

2.49

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

2.37

Mayaguez, PR

2.26

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

2.24

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

2.09

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

2.08

Trenton, NJ

2.04
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gambling Surveillance Officers and Gambling Investigators, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

59.29

Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

54.82

Lawton, OK

37.41

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

20.77

Fort Smith, AR-OK

20.18

Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI

19.08

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

17.58

North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area

16.82

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

16.18

Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

15.43
Areas with the highest location quotient for Private Detectives and Investigators, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Maryland nonmetropolitan area

6.12

Pittsburgh, PA

4.80

Jackson, MI

3.79

Salem, OR

3.67

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

2.62

Manchester, NH

2.61

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

2.50

Lafayette, LA

2.27

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN

2.21

Cleveland-Elyria, OH

2.04
Areas with the highest location quotient for Animal Control Workers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Central East New York nonmetropolitan area

9.87

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

7.12

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

6.01

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

5.99

Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area

5.73

Arizona nonmetropolitan area

5.32

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

5.24

Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

4.68

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

4.62

Hill Country Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

4.38
Areas with the highest location quotient for Transit and Railroad Police, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

6.47

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

4.49

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

2.53

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

2.51
Areas with the highest location quotient for Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

4.15

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

2.58

Border Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

2.47

Punta Gorda, FL

2.41

Arizona nonmetropolitan area

2.39

Hinesville, GA

2.33

Alexandria, LA

2.23

Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

2.11

Northeast South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

2.07

Northern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

2.07
Areas with the highest location quotient for Parking Enforcement Workers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

3.62

Charleston-North Charleston, SC

3.27

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

3.16

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

3.10

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

2.97

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

2.84

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

2.65

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA

2.54

El Paso, TX

2.51

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

2.37
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fish and Game Wardens, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

16.95

North Florida nonmetropolitan area

14.69

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

13.81

Arizona nonmetropolitan area

13.44

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

11.17

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

9.37

Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

9.18

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

8.92

West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

8.84

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

8.53
Areas with the highest location quotient for Detectives and Criminal Investigators, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Border Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

34.19

Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ

32.24

El Centro, CA

16.60

Laredo, TX

16.07

Coastal Plains Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

13.96

Arizona nonmetropolitan area

12.00

Las Cruces, NM

9.84

El Paso, TX

7.66

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

7.35

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

7.20
Areas with the highest location quotient for Correctional Officers and Jailers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Pine Bluff, AR

18.35

North Florida nonmetropolitan area

12.52

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

9.94

Hill Country Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

9.84

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

9.30

Walla Walla, WA

8.61

El Centro, CA

8.21

Cumberland, MD-WV

7.58

Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

7.52

Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

7.40
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bailiffs, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

12.50

East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

9.13

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

7.09

Northwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

6.77

Kingston, NY

6.72

Northeast Virginia nonmetropolitan area

6.62

Glens Falls, NY

6.53

Central East New York nonmetropolitan area

5.38

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

5.15

Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

5.08
Areas with the highest location quotient for Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

North Florida nonmetropolitan area

47.25

South Georgia nonmetropolitan area

27.70

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

26.56

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

20.14

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

18.81

North Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

16.64

Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area

15.72

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

10.74

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

8.72

Jacksonville, FL

3.12
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fire Inspectors and Investigators, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

7.19

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

6.52

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

4.48

Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI

4.05

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

3.24

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

3.05

Rockford, IL

3.04

Utica-Rome, NY

3.03

Trenton, NJ

2.92

Columbus, OH

2.90
Areas with the highest location quotient for Firefighters, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

5.45

Arizona nonmetropolitan area

3.46

Fayetteville, NC

3.22

Charlottesville, VA

3.17

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

2.99

Leominster-Gardner, MA

2.96

Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

2.93

Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

2.89

North Valley-Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.88

Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ

2.84
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Protective Service Workers, All Other, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Hattiesburg, MS

5.84

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

4.54

Northern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

4.33

Flagstaff, AZ

3.72

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

3.64

Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.61

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

3.61

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

3.49

Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI

3.46

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

3.42
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Security Workers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Lawton, OK

3.74

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

3.53

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

3.48

Utica-Rome, NY

3.38

Urban Honolulu, HI

3.16

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

2.96

Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

2.86

Santa Fe, NM

2.77

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

2.75

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

2.64
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Firefighting and Prevention Workers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Las Cruces, NM

4.64

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

3.77

Prescott, AZ

3.63

Farmington, NM

3.55

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

3.23

Barnstable Town, MA

3.16

Rome, GA

3.09

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

3.06

Arizona nonmetropolitan area

3.04

Hammond, LA

2.99
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Albany, GA

4.47

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

4.32

Brunswick, GA

4.04

Springfield, IL

3.91

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

3.78

Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

3.63

Hinesville, GA

3.58

Columbus, GA-AL

3.51

Arizona nonmetropolitan area

3.51

Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area

3.29
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

North Florida nonmetropolitan area

49.50

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

14.16

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

12.44

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

11.86

West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

10.52

Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area

10.20

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

9.14

Ocala, FL

8.96

Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

8.89

Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

8.71
Areas with the highest location quotient for Protective Service Occupations, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

3.61

Pine Bluff, AR

3.20

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

3.04

North Florida nonmetropolitan area

3.02

Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ

2.98

Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.67

Arizona nonmetropolitan area

2.61

El Centro, CA

2.59

The Villages, FL

2.59

Border Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

2.49
Areas with the highest location quotient for Healthcare Support Workers, All Other, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Rochester, MN

7.51

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

7.49

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

4.96

Fayetteville, NC

4.69

Urban Honolulu, HI

4.48

Arizona nonmetropolitan area

3.97

Killeen-Temple, TX

3.74

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC

3.61

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

3.56

Athens-Clarke County, GA

3.44
Areas with the highest location quotient for Phlebotomists, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Burlington, NC

4.08

Saginaw, MI

4.04

Charleston, WV

3.90

Lewiston, ID-WA

3.11

Morgantown, WV

3.03

Tyler, TX

2.93

Monroe, LA

2.83

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

2.68

Springfield, IL

2.66

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

2.63
Areas with the highest location quotient for Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Ames, IA

3.57

Corvallis, OR

3.48

Charlottesville, VA

3.25

Athens-Clarke County, GA

3.17

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

3.11

Manhattan, KS

3.01

Santa Rosa, CA

2.85

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA

2.71

Bend-Redmond, OR

2.56

Auburn-Opelika, AL

2.51
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pharmacy Aides, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

San German, PR

16.92

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

16.23

Guayama, PR

15.59

Arecibo, PR

14.80

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

10.05

Ponce, PR

9.29

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

7.21

Mayaguez, PR

6.53

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

5.76

Stockton-Lodi, CA

3.60
Areas with the highest location quotient for Medical Transcriptionists, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Johnson City, TN

8.22

Saginaw, MI

4.26

Chico, CA

3.67

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

3.48

Medford, OR

3.35

Salinas, CA

3.33

Gainesville, FL

3.23

Lafayette, LA

3.13

Springfield, IL

3.01

Gadsden, AL

3.00
Areas with the highest location quotient for Medical Equipment Preparers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Iowa City, IA

3.76

Rochester, MN

3.44

Morgantown, WV

3.28

Sioux Falls, SD

3.16

Columbia, MO

3.11

Portland-South Portland, ME

3.02

Medford, OR

2.83

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL

2.77

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA

2.76

Bend-Redmond, OR

2.73
Areas with the highest location quotient for Medical Assistants, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Rochester, MN

2.61

Macon, GA

2.26

Florence, SC

2.17

Gainesville, GA

2.16

Albuquerque, NM

2.13

Redding, CA

2.05

Las Cruces, NM

2.00

Gadsden, AL

1.99

Carbondale-Marion, IL

1.92

Medford, OR

1.90
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dental Assistants, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Provo-Orem, UT

2.38

Sherman-Denison, TX

2.24

St. George, UT

2.01

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

1.95

Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

1.94

Arecibo, PR

1.93

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

1.87

Fairbanks, AK

1.84

Olympia-Tumwater, WA

1.80

Modesto, CA

1.79
Areas with the highest location quotient for Massage Therapists, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

4.98

Colorado Springs, CO

4.54

Fort Collins, CO

3.56

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.40

Napa, CA

3.23

Anchorage, AK

2.91

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

2.87

Bellingham, WA

2.74

Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.73

Prescott, AZ

2.68
Areas with the highest location quotient for Physical Therapist Aides, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Lake Charles, LA

5.48

San Angelo, TX

5.37

Charlottesville, VA

5.27

Abilene, TX

4.60

Gadsden, AL

4.05

Wichita Falls, TX

3.81

Logan, UT-ID

3.73

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

3.66

Rome, GA

3.62

Pocatello, ID

3.54
Areas with the highest location quotient for Physical Therapist Assistants, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Gadsden, AL

4.19

Victoria, TX

3.35

Lima, OH

3.18

Mayaguez, PR

3.16

Bowling Green, KY

3.16

Jonesboro, AR

3.07

Cumberland, MD-WV

3.06

Pocatello, ID

3.06

Hot Springs, AR

3.05

North Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

2.97
Areas with the highest location quotient for Occupational Therapy Aides, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

4.87

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN

3.55

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

3.09

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

2.54

Pittsburgh, PA

2.38

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

2.26

Richmond, VA

2.07

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

1.98

Salt Lake City, UT

1.71

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

1.48
Areas with the highest location quotient for Occupational Therapy Assistants, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Cumberland, MD-WV

5.32

Johnstown, PA

4.51

Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH

4.38

Lima, OH

4.34

Canton-Massillon, OH

4.07

Springfield, OH

3.15

Pueblo, CO

2.96

Wheeling, WV-OH

2.94

Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

2.92

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA

2.92
Areas with the highest location quotient for Psychiatric Aides, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Tuscaloosa, AL

27.84

Wichita Falls, TX

23.17

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

18.03

Tallahassee, FL

15.10

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

14.74

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

13.40

Utica-Rome, NY

12.97

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV

12.05

Southwest Montana nonmetropolitan area

9.21

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

9.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for Orderlies, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

7.48

Trenton, NJ

4.61

Mayaguez, PR

4.25

Williamsport, PA

3.16

Tallahassee, FL

3.15

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

3.04

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

2.97

Tuscaloosa, AL

2.93

Lubbock, TX

2.88

Terre Haute, IN

2.65
Areas with the highest location quotient for Nursing Assistants, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Goldsboro, NC

3.77

Bismarck, ND

3.36

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

2.73

Hot Springs, AR

2.57

Rome, GA

2.51

North Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

2.44

Grand Forks, ND-MN

2.44

Greenville, NC

2.42

East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.36

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

2.35
Areas with the highest location quotient for Home Health and Personal Care Aides, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

6.26

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

5.36

El Centro, CA

4.23

Grants Pass, OR

3.79

Laredo, TX

3.16

Las Cruces, NM

2.99

Coastal Plains Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

2.93

Sherman-Denison, TX

2.89

North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.88

Border Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

2.85
Areas with the highest location quotient for Healthcare Support Occupations, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

3.73

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

3.27

Grants Pass, OR

2.57

El Centro, CA

2.52

Las Cruces, NM

2.13

Chico, CA

2.07

Midland, MI

2.03

Sherman-Denison, TX

2.02

Laredo, TX

1.99

North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area

1.94
Areas with the highest location quotient for Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Hammond, LA

10.31

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

9.60

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

8.07

Carson City, NV

7.92

Lafayette, LA

7.89

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

6.25

Monroe, LA

5.95

Baton Rouge, LA

5.75

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

5.40

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

5.18
Areas with the highest location quotient for Surgical Assistants, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC

7.69

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

6.57

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

6.07

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

5.55

Owensboro, KY

5.36

Portsmouth, NH-ME

4.88

Knoxville, TN

4.34

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

4.21

Dalton, GA

4.04

Chattanooga, TN-GA

4.03
Areas with the highest location quotient for Genetic Counselors, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

3.15

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

3.06

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

2.69

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

2.20

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

2.17

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

2.16

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

2.02

Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA

2.01

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN

1.75

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

1.32
Areas with the highest location quotient for Athletic Trainers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Lawrence, KS

5.96

Rome, GA

5.38

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

4.58

Williamsport, PA

4.38

Charlottesville, VA

4.32

Florence, SC

4.28

West Central-Southwest New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.65

Terre Haute, IN

3.63

Harrisonburg, VA

3.60

Bowling Green, KY

3.55
Areas with the highest location quotient for Health Information Technologists and Medical Registrars, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Tulsa, OK

5.79

Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

5.75

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

5.25

Anchorage, AK

4.84

Rochester, MN

4.79

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

4.68

Topeka, KS

4.29

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

3.54

Sioux Falls, SD

3.50

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL

3.47
Areas with the highest location quotient for Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Kennewick-Richland, WA

3.77

Alexandria, LA

3.77

Johnstown, PA

3.44

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN

3.35

Lake Charles, LA

3.32

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

3.15

Bismarck, ND

2.74

Rocky Mount, NC

2.73

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

2.72

Columbia, MO

2.66
Areas with the highest location quotient for Hearing Aid Specialists, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Salt Lake City, UT

4.44

Anchorage, AK

3.20

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

2.94

Salem, OR

2.89

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

2.70

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

2.41

Raleigh, NC

2.38

Trenton, NJ

2.15

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

2.09

Provo-Orem, UT

1.90
Areas with the highest location quotient for Orthotists and Prosthetists, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Akron, OH

3.43

Dayton, OH

3.14

Asheville, NC

3.00

Ann Arbor, MI

2.95

Reno, NV

2.48

Fort Wayne, IN

2.29

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR

2.27

Pittsburgh, PA

2.15

Oklahoma City, OK

2.01

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

1.98
Areas with the highest location quotient for Opticians, Dispensing, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Arecibo, PR

3.48

St. George, UT

3.40

Grand Forks, ND-MN

3.31

Carbondale-Marion, IL

3.15

Bismarck, ND

3.11

Farmington, NM

3.01

Muncie, IN

2.89

Rocky Mount, NC

2.83

Grand Island, NE

2.78

Bloomington, IL

2.72
Areas with the highest location quotient for Medical Records Specialists, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Fairbanks, AK

4.78

Anchorage, AK

4.55

Athens-Clarke County, GA

3.16

Greenville, NC

2.87

Iowa City, IA

2.81

Jackson, TN

2.79

Sioux Falls, SD

2.69

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

2.50

Hattiesburg, MS

2.47

Roanoke, VA

2.38
Areas with the highest location quotient for Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

4.20

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

3.94

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

3.63

Johnson City, TN

3.24

Alexandria, LA

3.18

Wichita Falls, TX

3.04

Hammond, LA

3.03

Monroe, LA

3.01

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

2.97

Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

2.83
Areas with the highest location quotient for Ophthalmic Medical Technicians, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Hattiesburg, MS

5.26

Wilmington, NC

5.00

Rocky Mount, NC

4.44

Great Falls, MT

3.54

Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.09

Eugene, OR

2.97

Carbondale-Marion, IL

2.85

Bangor, ME

2.82

Altoona, PA

2.79

Chico, CA

2.74
Areas with the highest location quotient for Veterinary Technologists and Technicians, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Ithaca, NY

4.78

Manhattan, KS

4.00

Fort Collins, CO

3.26

Corvallis, OR

3.25

Ames, IA

3.08

Homosassa Springs, FL

3.00

Punta Gorda, FL

2.99

Prescott, AZ

2.85

Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN

2.74

Lexington-Fayette, KY

2.73
Areas with the highest location quotient for Surgical Technologists, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Rochester, MN

5.50

Mayaguez, PR

3.34

Florence, SC

3.08

Ponce, PR

2.97

Owensboro, KY

2.79

Idaho Falls, ID

2.76

Sioux Falls, SD

2.47

Hattiesburg, MS

2.45

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

2.37

Rapid City, SD

2.34
Areas with the highest location quotient for Psychiatric Technicians, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

8.12

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

6.98

Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area

5.63

Port St. Lucie, FL

5.47

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV

5.07

Northern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

4.99

Ann Arbor, MI

4.71

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

4.56

Tallahassee, FL

4.54

Napa, CA

4.46
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pharmacy Technicians, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Arecibo, PR

3.25

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

3.25

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

3.01

San German, PR

2.85

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

2.58

Ponce, PR

2.50

Rochester, MN

2.15

Guayama, PR

2.05

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

2.04

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA

2.03
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dietetic Technicians, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

8.97

West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

7.05

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

5.43

Redding, CA

5.34

Yuba City, CA

5.18

Flagstaff, AZ

5.14

North Valley-Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

4.84

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

4.38

Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

4.18

Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

4.13
Areas with the highest location quotient for Paramedics, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Jackson, TN

4.04

Johnstown, PA

3.92

Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.82

Asheville, NC

3.79

North Florida nonmetropolitan area

3.61

New Bern, NC

3.56

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.54

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

3.48

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

3.47

San German, PR

3.21
Areas with the highest location quotient for Emergency Medical Technicians, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

6.69

Southeast-Central Idaho nonmetropolitan area

4.77

Johnstown, PA

4.42

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.28

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

3.97

Northeast Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.95

Rochester, MN

3.81

Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

3.73

Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

3.73

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

3.69
Areas with the highest location quotient for Medical Dosimetrists, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

4.86

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

2.31

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

2.23

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

2.09

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

1.93

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

1.86

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

1.56

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

1.17

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

1.06

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

0.89
Areas with the highest location quotient for Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Punta Gorda, FL

3.85

Greenville, NC

3.34

Peoria, IL

2.83

Champaign-Urbana, IL

2.68

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

2.49

Ann Arbor, MI

2.47

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

2.46

Springfield, IL

2.45

Carbondale-Marion, IL

2.39

Manchester, NH

2.37
Areas with the highest location quotient for Radiologic Technologists and Technicians, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Rochester, MN

4.29

Morgantown, WV

3.59

Mayaguez, PR

2.42

Dothan, AL

2.37

Jonesboro, AR

2.36

Rome, GA

2.29

Hattiesburg, MS

2.28

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

2.20

Athens-Clarke County, GA

2.17

Beckley, WV

2.15
Areas with the highest location quotient for Nuclear Medicine Technologists, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL

3.67

Dayton, OH

3.42

Charleston, WV

2.65

Toledo, OH

2.44

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

2.34

Gainesville, FL

2.34

Canton-Massillon, OH

2.20

Port St. Lucie, FL

2.18

Kansas nonmetropolitan area

2.17

Jackson, MS

2.13
Areas with the highest location quotient for Diagnostic Medical Sonographers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Greenville, NC

3.05

Lima, OH

2.67

Morgantown, WV

2.53

Ann Arbor, MI

2.25

Binghamton, NY

2.14

Sioux Falls, SD

2.10

Champaign-Urbana, IL

2.08

Winston-Salem, NC

2.07

Johnson City, TN

2.05

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

2.02
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Gainesville, FL

4.19

Ann Arbor, MI

3.22

Huntsville, AL

3.06

Mayaguez, PR

2.86

The Villages, FL

2.70

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL

2.63

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

2.63

Waterbury, CT

2.42

Hammond, LA

2.37

Medford, OR

2.37
Areas with the highest location quotient for Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Burlington, NC

8.72

Charlottesville, VA

3.16

Rochester, MN

3.01

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

2.81

San German, PR

2.79

Ponce, PR

2.66

Salt Lake City, UT

2.51

Arecibo, PR

2.50

Gainesville, FL

2.36

Columbia, MO

2.36
Areas with the highest location quotient for Healthcare Diagnosing or Treating Practitioners, All Other, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

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

11.29

Iowa City, IA

9.72

Ann Arbor, MI

5.87

Gainesville, FL

5.29

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

4.67

Salt Lake City, UT

3.41

Fayetteville, NC

3.14

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

3.14

Arizona nonmetropolitan area

2.67

New Haven, CT

2.36
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dental Hygienists, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Pocatello, ID

2.35

Danbury, CT

2.19

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

2.09

Flint, MI

2.06

Jacksonville, NC

2.04

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

1.97

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

1.94

Wausau, WI

1.91

Albany, OR

1.84

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

1.82
Areas with the highest location quotient for Acupuncturists, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Urban Honolulu, HI

7.78

Fort Collins, CO

6.58

Boulder, CO

6.15

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

4.96

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

4.81

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

3.77

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

3.61

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

3.05

Boise City, ID

2.96

Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA

2.66
Areas with the highest location quotient for Surgeons, All Other, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Charleston, WV

8.89

Morgantown, WV

8.64

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

6.34

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

6.09

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

5.06

South Georgia nonmetropolitan area

5.00

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

3.90

Salt Lake City, UT

3.86

Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.66

Killeen-Temple, TX

3.34
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pediatric Surgeons, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

4.83

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

3.00
Areas with the highest location quotient for Orthopedic Surgeons, Except Pediatric, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

18.46

Trenton, NJ

5.16

Bangor, ME

4.51

Akron, OH

3.79

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

3.31

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

2.90

Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

2.80

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA

2.52

Anchorage, AK

2.50

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

2.44
Areas with the highest location quotient for Ophthalmologists, Except Pediatric, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Boulder, CO

6.48

Eugene, OR

3.89

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

3.52

Killeen-Temple, TX

2.86

Urban Honolulu, HI

2.70

Portland-South Portland, ME

2.53

York-Hanover, PA

2.50

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

2.10

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

1.74

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

1.26
Areas with the highest location quotient for Physicians, All Other, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Rochester, MN

6.51

Morgantown, WV

5.07

Williamsport, PA

5.04

Greenville, NC

3.91

Charlottesville, VA

3.89

Champaign-Urbana, IL

3.66

State College, PA

3.45

Springfield, IL

3.18

Muncie, IN

3.13

Midland, MI

3.03
Areas with the highest location quotient for Radiologists, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Winchester, VA-WV

4.91

Carson City, NV

4.84

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

3.90

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

3.61

Dover, DE

3.60

Wichita Falls, TX

3.24

Albuquerque, NM

3.08

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

2.95

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

2.65

Rockford, IL

2.41
Areas with the highest location quotient for Psychiatrists, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Rochester, MN

6.80

Staunton-Waynesboro, VA

3.81

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

3.15

Tallahassee, FL

3.07

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA

3.02

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

2.84

Pueblo, CO

2.79

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

2.68

Waterbury, CT

2.60

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

2.50
Areas with the highest location quotient for Physicians, Pathologists, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

4.37

Oklahoma City, OK

3.50

Tulsa, OK

2.89

Madison, WI

2.29

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

2.22

Pittsburgh, PA

2.07

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN

2.03

Urban Honolulu, HI

1.97

Rochester, NY

1.88

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

1.88
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pediatricians, General, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

4.78

Ann Arbor, MI

4.33

Champaign-Urbana, IL

3.56

Springfield, IL

3.56

West Central-Southwest New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.48

Watertown-Fort Drum, NY

3.34

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

3.18

St. Cloud, MN

2.32

Flint, MI

2.32

Chattanooga, TN-GA

2.32
Areas with the highest location quotient for Obstetricians and Gynecologists, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Springfield, IL

4.06

Champaign-Urbana, IL

4.01

Worcester, MA-CT

3.60

Macon, GA

3.25

Urban Honolulu, HI

2.76

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

2.70

Flint, MI

2.66

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

2.55

Fayetteville, NC

2.44

Northeastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

2.44
Areas with the highest location quotient for Neurologists, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Champaign-Urbana, IL

6.35

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

3.44

Madison, WI

3.24

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY

3.03

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

2.77

Trenton, NJ

2.72

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

2.33

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

2.25

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

2.14

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

1.71
Areas with the highest location quotient for General Internal Medicine Physicians, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Danbury, CT

5.15

Roanoke, VA

5.09

Punta Gorda, FL

4.72

Ann Arbor, MI

3.57

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

3.53

Maryland nonmetropolitan area

3.43

Florence, SC

3.39

Flint, MI

3.32

Midland, MI

3.31

Lima, OH

3.25
Areas with the highest location quotient for Family Medicine Physicians, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Grand Junction, CO

5.49

Pocatello, ID

4.31

Akron, OH

4.14

North Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

3.99

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

3.92

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

3.83

Pueblo, CO

3.64

Lynchburg, VA

3.18

Salinas, CA

3.17

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

3.15
Areas with the highest location quotient for Emergency Medicine Physicians, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Winchester, VA-WV

7.11

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

3.69

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

3.49

Fort Collins, CO

3.41

Billings, MT

3.03

West Central-Southwest New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.00

Utica-Rome, NY

2.89

Northern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

2.46

Toledo, OH

2.44

Southwest Montana nonmetropolitan area

2.42
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dermatologists, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Salisbury, MD-DE

4.12

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

3.92

Killeen-Temple, TX

3.92

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

2.94

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

2.20

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

1.67

Rochester, NY

1.50

Cleveland-Elyria, OH

1.47

Greensboro-High Point, NC

1.40

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

1.33
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cardiologists, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

5.72

West Central-Southwest New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

5.29

Champaign-Urbana, IL

3.70

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

3.31

Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA

2.76

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

2.76

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

2.73

Boulder, CO

2.32

Salisbury, MD-DE

2.19

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

1.95
Areas with the highest location quotient for Anesthesiologists, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Lima, OH

3.02

Trenton, NJ

2.74

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

2.28

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

2.22

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

2.16

St. Cloud, MN

2.14

Fort Wayne, IN

2.12

Dayton, OH

1.85

Ocala, FL

1.80

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

1.73
Areas with the highest location quotient for Audiologists, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Rochester, MN

5.12

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

3.53

Flint, MI

3.43

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

3.29

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR

3.17

New Haven, CT

2.93

Sioux Falls, SD

2.87

Colorado Springs, CO

2.72

Ann Arbor, MI

2.68

Roanoke, VA

2.38
Areas with the highest location quotient for Nurse Practitioners, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Rochester, MN

4.88

Jonesboro, AR

3.42

Johnson City, TN

3.07

Hattiesburg, MS

3.02

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

2.70

Jackson, MS

2.68

Chattanooga, TN-GA

2.67

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

2.63

Jackson, TN

2.56

Champaign-Urbana, IL

2.53
Areas with the highest location quotient for Nurse Midwives, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Anchorage, AK

6.82

Albuquerque, NM

4.58

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

2.65

Salt Lake City, UT

2.31

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

2.21

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

2.07

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

2.06

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

1.99

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

1.98

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

1.88
Areas with the highest location quotient for Nurse Anesthetists, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Rochester, MN

29.99

Jackson, TN

6.50

Springfield, MO

5.99

Rapid City, SD

5.23

Lima, OH

5.04

Dothan, AL

4.78

Sioux Falls, SD

4.16

Ann Arbor, MI

3.95

Knoxville, TN

3.83

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

3.71
Areas with the highest location quotient for Registered Nurses, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Rochester, MN

3.66

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

3.04

Morgantown, WV

2.52

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

2.25

Ann Arbor, MI

2.20

Iowa City, IA

2.18

Sioux Falls, SD

2.17

Gainesville, FL

2.09

Greenville, NC

2.03

Mayaguez, PR

1.92
Areas with the highest location quotient for Veterinarians, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Ames, IA

3.88

Corvallis, OR

3.06

West Montana nonmetropolitan area

2.95

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

2.91

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

2.91

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

2.86

Fort Collins, CO

2.81

Dover-Durham, NH-ME

2.41

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA

2.30

Santa Rosa, CA

2.26
Areas with the highest location quotient for Therapists, All Other, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

11.51

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

6.66

Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

6.59

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

6.30

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

5.54

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

5.48

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

5.35

Knoxville, TN

5.01

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

4.23

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

3.84
Areas with the highest location quotient for Exercise Physiologists, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Fort Collins, CO

6.38

Ann Arbor, MI

5.77

Boise City, ID

3.99

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

2.79

Madison, WI

2.64

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

2.37

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

2.27

Columbia, SC

2.27

Richmond, VA

2.20

Jacksonville, FL

1.73
Areas with the highest location quotient for Speech-Language Pathologists, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Greenville, NC

2.50

Victoria, TX

2.28

Homosassa Springs, FL

2.26

Bay City, MI

2.25

Gadsden, AL

1.94

New Bern, NC

1.93

Lima, OH

1.86

Bismarck, ND

1.80

St. George, UT

1.77

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

1.74
Areas with the highest location quotient for Respiratory Therapists, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Morgantown, WV

3.44

Jonesboro, AR

3.25

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

2.94

Gainesville, FL

2.75

Victoria, TX

2.62

Dothan, AL

2.42

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

2.42

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

2.39

Jackson, MS

2.38

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL

2.38
Areas with the highest location quotient for Recreational Therapists, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Northern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

8.44

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA

7.97

Kansas nonmetropolitan area

7.22

Ann Arbor, MI

5.43

Iowa City, IA

4.12

Topeka, KS

3.79

Provo-Orem, UT

3.76

Columbus, GA-AL

3.74

Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.72

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

3.02
Areas with the highest location quotient for Radiation Therapists, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Columbia, MO

5.32

Wausau, WI

4.85

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

4.55

Madison, WI

3.77

Green Bay, WI

3.16

Iowa City, IA

3.01

New Haven, CT

2.91

Northeastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

2.77

Charleston-North Charleston, SC

2.50

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

2.49
Areas with the highest location quotient for Physical Therapists, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Bay City, MI

2.70

Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

2.26

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

2.23

Punta Gorda, FL

1.99

Waterbury, CT

1.92

Johnstown, PA

1.89

Las Cruces, NM

1.87

Athens-Clarke County, GA

1.84

Rochester, MN

1.84

New Bedford, MA

1.82
Areas with the highest location quotient for Occupational Therapists, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

2.78

Rochester, MN

2.69

Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

2.52

Johnstown, PA

2.48

Bay City, MI

2.36

New Bedford, MA

2.28

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

2.26

Grand Junction, CO

2.15

Waterbury, CT

2.14

Worcester, MA-CT

2.11
Areas with the highest location quotient for Podiatrists, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

North Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

6.64

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

2.24

Tucson, AZ

2.20

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

2.17

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA

2.04

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

2.04

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

1.93

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

1.87

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

1.73

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

1.72
Areas with the highest location quotient for Physician Assistants, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Rochester, MN

6.89

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC

3.97

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

3.87

Ann Arbor, MI

3.16

Iowa City, IA

2.66

Midland, MI

2.63

Gainesville, GA

2.62

Bend-Redmond, OR

2.44

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

2.41

Muskegon, MI

2.41
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pharmacists, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Rochester, MN

2.85

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

2.44

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

2.29

Iowa City, IA

2.09

Beckley, WV

1.91

Morgantown, WV

1.91

Sioux Falls, SD

1.75

Fargo, ND-MN

1.72

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

1.70

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

1.68
Areas with the highest location quotient for Optometrists, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Carbondale-Marion, IL

3.23

Erie, PA

2.97

Rocky Mount, NC

2.95

Dothan, AL

2.57

Wausau, WI

2.49

Albany, GA

2.26

Redding, CA

2.22

Medford, OR

2.04

Wilmington, NC

2.03

Pittsburgh, PA

1.97
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dietitians and Nutritionists, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Rochester, MN

3.75

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

3.15

Ann Arbor, MI

2.12

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

2.12

Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

2.10

Alexandria, LA

2.01

Sioux Falls, SD

1.93

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL

1.93

Battle Creek, MI

1.92

Redding, CA

1.89
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dentists, All Other Specialists, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC

4.78

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

1.35

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

1.01

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

0.98

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

0.80

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

0.77

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

0.64

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

0.55
Areas with the highest location quotient for Orthodontists, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

9.08

Cleveland-Elyria, OH

8.14

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

6.02

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

5.54

Salt Lake City, UT

4.02

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

2.94
Areas with the highest location quotient for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN

5.30

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY

3.57

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

0.31
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dentists, General, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

2.81

Flint, MI

2.45

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA

2.35

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

2.17

Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

2.09

St. George, UT

2.03

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

2.02

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

1.93

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

1.79

Morgantown, WV

1.77
Areas with the highest location quotient for Chiropractors, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

3.39

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

3.26

Southwest Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.24

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

3.21

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.12

Missoula, MT

3.12

West Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.12

Bismarck, ND

2.82

Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

2.80

Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

2.79
Areas with the highest location quotient for Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Rochester, MN

3.72

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

2.85

Morgantown, WV

2.20

Ann Arbor, MI

1.91

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

1.87

Greenville, NC

1.73

Gainesville, FL

1.73

Iowa City, IA

1.69

Sioux Falls, SD

1.65

Alexandria, LA

1.65
Areas with the highest location quotient for Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Urban Honolulu, HI

7.06

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

6.84

Colorado Springs, CO

6.52

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

4.45

Dayton, OH

3.78

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

3.07

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC

2.43

Columbus, OH

2.42

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

2.15

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

1.85
Areas with the highest location quotient for Film and Video Editors, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

7.80

Missoula, MT

3.48

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

2.63

Provo-Orem, UT

2.35

Southwest Montana nonmetropolitan area

2.13

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

2.05

Austin-Round Rock, TX

1.71

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

1.60

Tyler, TX

1.58

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

1.30
Areas with the highest location quotient for Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Film, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

5.21

Missoula, MT

5.18

Monroe, LA

3.66

Portland-South Portland, ME

2.77

Albuquerque, NM

2.72

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

2.72

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

1.89

Knoxville, TN

1.80

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

1.64

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

1.62
Areas with the highest location quotient for Photographers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

5.31

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

3.62

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

3.05

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

2.65

Asheville, NC

2.61

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

2.55

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.33

Flagstaff, AZ

2.23

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

2.00

Fort Collins, CO

1.96
Areas with the highest location quotient for Lighting Technicians, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

6.10

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

3.08

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

2.72

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

2.57

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

2.13

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

1.59

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

1.28

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

1.15

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

0.69

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

0.57
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sound Engineering Technicians, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

6.41

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

5.36

Salt Lake City, UT

4.43

Albuquerque, NM

2.70

Boulder, CO

2.41

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

2.03

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

1.77

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

1.53

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

1.44

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

1.41
Areas with the highest location quotient for Broadcast Technicians, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Odessa, TX

3.62

Missoula, MT

3.19

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

3.01

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR

2.93

Tyler, TX

2.74

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

2.45

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

2.42

Lansing-East Lansing, MI

2.39

Fresno, CA

2.35

Billings, MT

2.18
Areas with the highest location quotient for Audio and Video Technicians, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Charlottesville, VA

4.38

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

3.55

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

3.26

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

2.41

Bloomington, IL

2.26

Urban Honolulu, HI

2.24

Fort Wayne, IN

1.94

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

1.88

College Station-Bryan, TX

1.87

St. George, UT

1.78
Areas with the highest location quotient for Media and Communication Workers, All Other, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

5.56

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

5.45

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

4.29

Monroe, LA

4.03

Baton Rouge, LA

3.11

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

3.02

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

2.96

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

2.93

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

2.70

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

2.36
Areas with the highest location quotient for Court Reporters and Simultaneous Captioners, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Bloomington, IN

6.85

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

4.74

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

4.29

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

4.03

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

3.59

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

2.74

Columbia, SC

2.59

Montgomery, AL

2.42

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

2.26

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

2.23
Areas with the highest location quotient for Interpreters and Translators, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Salinas, CA

6.85

Tucson, AZ

5.42

Manchester, NH

4.13

Asheville, NC

3.80

Grand Forks, ND-MN

3.16

Lubbock, TX

2.82

Sioux Falls, SD

2.72

Portland-South Portland, ME

2.52

Rochester, NY

2.39

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

2.35
Areas with the highest location quotient for Writers and Authors, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

3.28

Boulder, CO

3.09

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

2.73

Portsmouth, NH-ME

2.31

Ithaca, NY

2.29

Charlottesville, VA

2.23

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

2.21

Provo-Orem, UT

2.10

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

2.04

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

2.00
Areas with the highest location quotient for Technical Writers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

California-Lexington Park, MD

6.26

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

5.88

Huntsville, AL

4.11

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

3.43

Boulder, CO

3.41

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

3.34

Northeast Virginia nonmetropolitan area

2.90

Logan, UT-ID

2.72

Northern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

2.62

Las Cruces, NM

2.56
Areas with the highest location quotient for Editors, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

3.69

Charlottesville, VA

3.54

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

3.40

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

3.16

Ithaca, NY

2.91

Boulder, CO

2.52

Lawrence, KS

2.23

Danbury, CT

2.14

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

1.94

Champaign-Urbana, IL

1.93
Areas with the highest location quotient for Public Relations Specialists, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

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

4.55

Ithaca, NY

3.55

Jefferson City, MO

2.89

Columbia, MO

2.78

Lansing-East Lansing, MI

2.62

Ames, IA

2.34

Olympia-Tumwater, WA

2.27

Portland-South Portland, ME

2.20

Madison, WI

2.19

Manhattan, KS

2.07
Areas with the highest location quotient for News Analysts, Reporters, and Journalists, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

South Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

2.97

Terre Haute, IN

2.88

Bangor, ME

2.81

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.67

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

2.62

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

2.58

Rapid City, SD

2.44

Eastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.36

Lincoln, NE

2.29

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

2.27
Areas with the highest location quotient for Broadcast Announcers and Radio Disc Jockeys, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.44

Rapid City, SD

4.45

Grand Forks, ND-MN

4.38

Ithaca, NY

4.36

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.11

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.67

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

3.57

Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

3.47

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

3.33

Jackson, TN

3.32
Areas with the highest location quotient for Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

58.37

Baton Rouge, LA

26.48

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

6.96

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

6.01

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

5.03

Boulder, CO

4.78

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

3.36

Colorado Springs, CO

3.32

Urban Honolulu, HI

2.21

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

1.74
Areas with the highest location quotient for Disc Jockeys, Except Radio, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Sioux Falls, SD

8.09

Raleigh, NC

3.59

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN

2.43

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

2.24

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

2.04

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

1.88

Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC

1.78

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

1.73

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

1.28

Columbus, OH

0.90
Areas with the highest location quotient for Musicians and Singers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

16.80

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

6.02

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

5.93

Urban Honolulu, HI

5.55

Eugene, OR

4.66

Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

4.16

Rochester, NY

4.07

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

3.68

New Haven, CT

3.50

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

3.17
Areas with the highest location quotient for Music Directors and Composers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Bend-Redmond, OR

8.25

Eugene, OR

6.85

Rochester, NY

6.51

Medford, OR

6.09

Binghamton, NY

5.95

Syracuse, NY

5.53

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

5.14

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

4.03

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY

3.77

Salem, OR

3.29
Areas with the highest location quotient for Choreographers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Sioux Falls, SD

25.97

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

25.92

Iowa City, IA

12.91

Lafayette, LA

10.09

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

7.92

Columbia, SC

5.15

Austin-Round Rock, TX

3.09

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

2.83

Richmond, VA

2.43

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN

2.02
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dancers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

28.52

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN

4.14

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

3.71

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

3.50

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

3.23

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

2.70

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

2.09

Salt Lake City, UT

1.96

Richmond, VA

1.92

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

1.72
Areas with the highest location quotient for Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Bismarck, ND

19.43

Greeley, CO

12.59

Ann Arbor, MI

11.40

Fargo, ND-MN

9.99

St. George, UT

9.18

Provo-Orem, UT

7.82

Lake Charles, LA

6.13

Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

6.12

Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

5.86

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

5.09
Areas with the highest location quotient for Coaches and Scouts, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

4.98

Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

3.87

Wenatchee, WA

3.80

Manhattan, KS

3.34

Lawrence, KS

3.34

Missoula, MT

2.97

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

2.84

Monroe, MI

2.82

Fargo, ND-MN

2.75

Guayama, PR

2.73
Areas with the highest location quotient for Athletes and Sports Competitors, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

7.16

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

6.76

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

5.68

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

5.01

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

3.82

Raleigh, NC

3.39

Oklahoma City, OK

3.32

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

3.28

Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC

2.95

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN

2.93
Areas with the highest location quotient for Producers and Directors, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

6.57

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

3.05

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

2.06

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

1.96

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

1.66

Missoula, MT

1.38

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

1.37

Santa Fe, NM

1.36

Columbia, MO

1.30

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

1.27
Areas with the highest location quotient for Actors, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

6.81

Santa Fe, NM

2.84

East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

2.78

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

2.75

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

2.52

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

2.27

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

2.14

Pittsburgh, PA

2.14

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN

1.18

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

1.12
Areas with the highest location quotient for Designers, All Other, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Baton Rouge, LA

9.14

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

8.14

Lafayette, LA

3.78

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

3.27

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

3.18

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

2.73

South Georgia nonmetropolitan area

2.70

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

2.67

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

2.64

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

2.27
Areas with the highest location quotient for Set and Exhibit Designers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Tuscaloosa, AL

8.50

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

7.38

Savannah, GA

3.99

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

3.97

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

3.33

Lancaster, PA

3.30

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

2.20

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

2.19

Greensboro-High Point, NC

2.16

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

2.07
Areas with the highest location quotient for Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Flagstaff, AZ

2.73

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

2.52

Columbia, MO

2.37

Anchorage, AK

2.04

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

1.99

Dothan, AL

1.83

Beckley, WV

1.80

Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

1.77

Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

1.76

Kalamazoo-Portage, MI

1.73
Areas with the highest location quotient for Interior Designers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

5.65

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

4.58

Southwest Montana nonmetropolitan area

2.88

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

2.41

St. George, UT

2.35

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

2.12

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

2.07

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

2.00

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

1.98

Wilmington, NC

1.97
Areas with the highest location quotient for Graphic Designers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Lawrence, KS

2.05

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

1.98

Provo-Orem, UT

1.87

Lincoln, NE

1.85

Boulder, CO

1.74

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

1.65

Ann Arbor, MI

1.64

Bellingham, WA

1.62

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

1.60

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

1.57
Areas with the highest location quotient for Floral Designers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Western Washington nonmetropolitan area

4.19

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

3.41

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.27

West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

3.15

Southeast-Central Idaho nonmetropolitan area

3.06

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

2.99

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

2.91

Athens-Clarke County, GA

2.91

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

2.78

Muskegon, MI

2.76
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fashion Designers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Portsmouth, NH-ME

6.65

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

6.35

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

4.90

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

3.25

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

1.78

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

1.63

St. Louis, MO-IL

1.46

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

1.42

Syracuse, NY

1.12

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

1.06
Areas with the highest location quotient for Commercial and Industrial Designers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

7.01

Dalton, GA

4.84

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

4.53

Logan, UT-ID

4.05

Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

3.69

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

3.68

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

3.61

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

3.54

Ocala, FL

3.29

Glens Falls, NY

3.23
Areas with the highest location quotient for Artists and Related Workers, All Other, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

11.99

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

10.03

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

4.31

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

1.67

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

1.38

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

1.38

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

1.31

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

1.25

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

1.15

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

0.99
Areas with the highest location quotient for Special Effects Artists and Animators, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

7.03

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

5.89

Charlottesville, VA

5.64

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

4.02

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

3.98

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

3.88

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

3.87

Savannah, GA

3.07

Reno, NV

2.27

Ann Arbor, MI

2.01
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

5.50

Provo-Orem, UT

3.90

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

3.63

Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

3.42

Asheville, NC

3.03

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

2.94

Savannah, GA

2.53

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

2.35

Charleston-North Charleston, SC

1.98

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

1.76
Areas with the highest location quotient for Craft Artists, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

11.57

Hill Country Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

10.74

Oklahoma City, OK

5.36

Boise City, ID

5.35

St. Louis, MO-IL

5.04

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

3.15

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

2.83

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

2.69

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

2.65

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

1.16
Areas with the highest location quotient for Art Directors, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

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

3.23

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

3.01

Boulder, CO

2.67

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

2.13

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

2.09

Trenton, NJ

2.06

Provo-Orem, UT

2.06

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

1.87

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

1.77

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

1.70
Areas with the highest location quotient for Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

2.21

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

1.78

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

1.68

Lawrence, KS

1.50

Ithaca, NY

1.47

Charlottesville, VA

1.46

Boulder, CO

1.45

Manhattan, KS

1.39

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

1.35

Missoula, MT

1.31
Areas with the highest location quotient for Educational Instruction and Library Workers, All Other, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Monroe, LA

15.86

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

15.53

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

14.33

Hammond, LA

13.16

Alexandria, LA

13.07

Athens-Clarke County, GA

12.80

Corvallis, OR

10.71

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

10.37

Lake Charles, LA

9.76

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

8.91
Areas with the highest location quotient for Teaching Assistants, Except Postsecondary, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

2.54

Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

2.51

Kansas nonmetropolitan area

2.47

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

2.45

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

2.41

Watertown-Fort Drum, NY

2.40

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

2.40

Kingston, NY

2.37

Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area

2.36

Grand Forks, ND-MN

2.35
Areas with the highest location quotient for Teaching Assistants, Postsecondary, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Ann Arbor, MI

64.05

College Station-Bryan, TX

15.26

Bangor, ME

10.45

Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

7.81

Madison, WI

6.71

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

5.95

Baton Rouge, LA

5.47

Ponce, PR

5.44

Arecibo, PR

3.89

Bloomington, IL

3.56
Areas with the highest location quotient for Instructional Coordinators, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Lawrence, KS

4.61

Wichita Falls, TX

4.00

Victoria, TX

3.88

Corvallis, OR

3.62

Champaign-Urbana, IL

3.05

Southeast-Central Idaho nonmetropolitan area

2.69

Topeka, KS

2.68

San Angelo, TX

2.68

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

2.61

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

2.50
Areas with the highest location quotient for Farm and Home Management Educators, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Tallahassee, FL

35.88

Las Cruces, NM

21.73

Athens-Clarke County, GA

19.62

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

19.06

Ames, IA

13.91

Eastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

13.72

Charleston, WV

11.39

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

11.35

Ponce, PR

10.96

South Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

10.07
Areas with the highest location quotient for Library Technicians, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

5.60

Gainesville, FL

5.56

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

5.01

Northern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

4.85

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

4.00

Baton Rouge, LA

3.82

Fairbanks, AK

3.73

Northeastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

3.53

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.50

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

3.47
Areas with the highest location quotient for Librarians and Media Collections Specialists, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.82

Gainesville, FL

3.41

West Central-Southwest New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.24

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

3.21

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

3.12

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

3.03

Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

3.01

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

2.73

Charlottesville, VA

2.48

Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

2.46
Areas with the highest location quotient for Museum Technicians and Conservators, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

7.49

Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

6.95

St. Louis, MO-IL

6.69

Ann Arbor, MI

5.78

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

4.99

Charlottesville, VA

4.26

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

3.94

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

3.89

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

3.78

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

2.84
Areas with the highest location quotient for Curators, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

10.37

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

7.31

Northeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

5.82

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

5.66

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

4.85

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

4.13

Southwest Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.57

Central East New York nonmetropolitan area

3.51

Wilmington, NC

3.26

Raleigh, NC

3.14
Areas with the highest location quotient for Archivists, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Montgomery, AL

8.09

Western Washington nonmetropolitan area

7.32

Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC

4.02

Charleston-North Charleston, SC

3.93

Madison, WI

3.79

Ann Arbor, MI

3.57

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA

3.09

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

2.91

Oklahoma City, OK

2.50

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR

2.41
Areas with the highest location quotient for Teachers and Instructors, All Other, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Hinesville, GA

15.94

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

5.98

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

5.34

Waterbury, CT

5.18

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

5.17

Jacksonville, NC

5.06

Sumter, SC

4.43

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

4.39

Lawton, OK

4.36

Columbus, GA-AL

4.27
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tutors, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Ann Arbor, MI

6.43

Odessa, TX

4.34

Chico, CA

3.91

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

3.60

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

3.12

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

3.03

Visalia-Porterville, CA

2.96

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA

2.86

Waterbury, CT

2.77

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

2.77
Areas with the highest location quotient for Substitute Teachers, Short-Term, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

4.20

Eastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

4.04

Staunton-Waynesboro, VA

3.99

Merced, CA

3.94

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

3.94

North Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

3.84

Wichita Falls, TX

3.67

Tyler, TX

3.63

Farmington, NM

3.38

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

3.32
Areas with the highest location quotient for Self-Enrichment Teachers, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

4.46

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.81

Provo-Orem, UT

3.30

Corvallis, OR

3.17

Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

2.88

St. George, UT

2.76

Logan, UT-ID

2.72

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

2.69

Greenville, NC

2.57

Boulder, CO

2.46
Areas with the highest location quotient for Adult Basic Education, Adult Secondary Education, and English as a Second Language Instructors, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Goldsboro, NC

7.00

Jacksonville, NC

6.37

Northeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

6.26

Winston-Salem, NC

5.88

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.52

Southeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.80

Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.75

New Bern, NC

4.35

Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.33

Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

4.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for Special Education Teachers, All Other, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL

14.74

Yuba City, CA

8.88

Albuquerque, NM

8.45

Waterbury, CT

8.44

Ocala, FL

8.31

Springfield, IL

5.28

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

5.12

Flint, MI

5.12

Abilene, TX

4.70

Jackson, MI

4.54
Areas with the highest location quotient for Special Education Teachers, Secondary School, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Pittsfield, MA

4.99

Lawton, OK

4.27

Bloomington, IL

3.68

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY

3.41

Watertown-Fort Drum, NY

3.39

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

3.39

Kingston, NY

3.34

Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

3.32

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

3.26

Gettysburg, PA

3.24
Areas with the highest location quotient for Special Education Teachers, Middle School, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

4.25

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

4.25

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

3.44

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

3.35

Ocean City, NJ

3.17

Watertown-Fort Drum, NY

2.82

Janesville-Beloit, WI

2.74

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

2.68

Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

2.66

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

2.61
Areas with the highest location quotient for Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

9.39

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

7.38

San German, PR

6.95

Guayama, PR

6.72

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

5.00

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

4.98

Ponce, PR

4.94

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

4.38

Arecibo, PR

4.34

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

3.89
Areas with the highest location quotient for Special Education Teachers, Preschool, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Canton-Massillon, OH

5.67

Rochester, MN

5.58

Mankato-North Mankato, MN

5.06

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

4.98

Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

4.09

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

3.89

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

3.58

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

3.39

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

3.34

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

3.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Guayama, PR

7.02

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

6.53

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

5.98

Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

5.20

Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

5.13

San German, PR

5.05

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

4.99

Elmira, NY

4.95

Ponce, PR

4.89

Big Thicket Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

4.80
Areas with the highest location quotient for Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

2.90

East Stroudsburg, PA

2.71

Springfield, OH

2.60

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

2.59

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

2.56

Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area

2.52

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

2.48

Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

2.45

Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

2.42

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

2.41
Areas with the highest location quotient for Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Virginia nonmetropolitan area

10.59

North Florida nonmetropolitan area

7.16

Northeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

6.64

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

6.58

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

6.09

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

6.01

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

5.91

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

5.89

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

5.78

Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area

4.91
Areas with the highest location quotient for Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

2.85

South Georgia nonmetropolitan area

2.67

Northwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

2.42

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

2.31

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

2.30

Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area

2.20

Coastal Plains Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

2.17

Janesville-Beloit, WI

2.15

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

2.14

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

2.11
Areas with the highest location quotient for Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

3.67

Guayama, PR

2.91

San German, PR

2.71

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

2.62

Ponce, PR

2.38

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

2.35

Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

2.33

North Northeastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area (noncontiguous)

2.24

Arecibo, PR

2.18

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

2.10
Areas with the highest location quotient for Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

4.83

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

3.55

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

2.96

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

2.95

Yakima, WA

2.91

Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

2.87

Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

2.86

Killeen-Temple, TX

2.83

Longview, WA

2.73

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.70
Areas with the highest location quotient for Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Guayama, PR

2.90

San German, PR

2.85

Goldsboro, NC

2.59

Auburn-Opelika, AL

2.54

Jonesboro, AR

2.43

Jacksonville, NC

2.23

New Bedford, MA

2.15

Southeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

2.13

Dover-Durham, NH-ME

2.09

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

2.07
Areas with the highest location quotient for Postsecondary Teachers, All Other, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA

5.01

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

4.25

Flagstaff, AZ

4.02

Monroe, LA

3.92

Rome, GA

2.95

Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

2.85

Kansas nonmetropolitan area

2.80

Lake Charles, LA

2.78

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

2.75

Eugene, OR

2.72
Areas with the highest location quotient for Career/Technical Education Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Albany, GA

10.59

Muncie, IN

8.92

Fayetteville, NC

6.33

Farmington, NM

4.91

Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN

4.67

Logan, UT-ID

4.63

Rocky Mount, NC

4.41

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

4.36

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

4.22

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

3.89
Areas with the highest location quotient for Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Mankato-North Mankato, MN

7.13

Central East New York nonmetropolitan area

6.54

Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

6.05

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

5.50

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

4.38

Ann Arbor, MI

3.63

Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area

3.60

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.24

Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

3.19

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA

3.02
Areas with the highest location quotient for Family and Consumer Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

3.47

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

2.44

Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA

2.26

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

1.80

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

1.54

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

1.42

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

0.99

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

0.96

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

0.63
Areas with the highest location quotient for Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

6.35

Lawrence, KS

5.01

Trenton, NJ

4.84

West Central-Southwest New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

4.46

Mankato-North Mankato, MN

4.05

Charlottesville, VA

3.98

Lexington-Fayette, KY

2.56

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

2.52

New Haven, CT

2.47

Syracuse, NY

2.40
Areas with the highest location quotient for History Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Auburn-Opelika, AL

5.63

Binghamton, NY

4.92

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

4.74

Trenton, NJ

4.65

Northwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

4.13

Tuscaloosa, AL

3.24

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

3.18

Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

3.07

New Haven, CT

2.92

Lubbock, TX

2.90
Areas with the highest location quotient for Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

7.42

Ann Arbor, MI

5.33

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA

4.55

Northwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

4.07

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

3.64

New Haven, CT

3.44

Trenton, NJ

3.36

Johnson City, TN

2.86

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

2.63

Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

2.45
Areas with the highest location quotient for English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

College Station-Bryan, TX

6.12

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

5.42

Tuscaloosa, AL

5.27

Auburn-Opelika, AL

4.52

Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.43

Mankato-North Mankato, MN

3.09

Trenton, NJ

3.04

Kingston, NY

3.03

Northwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

2.85

Dover, DE

2.84
Areas with the highest location quotient for Communications Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Trenton, NJ

5.59

Lubbock, TX

5.33

Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.28

Mankato-North Mankato, MN

4.06

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.63

Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

3.27

Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

2.99

New Haven, CT

2.84

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

2.69

Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area

2.57
Areas with the highest location quotient for Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Trenton, NJ

4.63

Springfield, MA-CT

3.76

Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.74

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

3.67

Champaign-Urbana, IL

3.60

New Haven, CT

3.55

Rochester, NY

3.44

West Central-Southwest New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.12

Syracuse, NY

3.11

Bloomington, IL

3.02
Areas with the highest location quotient for Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

New Haven, CT

6.97

Ann Arbor, MI

6.78

Dover, DE

5.79

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.20

Rochester, NY

4.71

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA

3.69

Lincoln, NE

3.62

Springfield, MA-CT

3.60

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

3.39

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY

3.12
Areas with the highest location quotient for Law Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2021
Area Location Quotient

Lansing-East Lansing, MI

6.56

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

5.82

New Haven, CT

4.34

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

3.54

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

2.59

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

2.37

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY

1.67

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

1.62

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

1.49

Cleveland-Elyria, OH

1.15
Areas with the highest location quotient for Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2021
Area Location Quotient