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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics

Charts of the areas with the highest location quotient for each occupation, May 2022


Areas with the highest location quotient for Material Moving Workers, All Other, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

11.54

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

9.58

Stockton-Lodi, CA

7.48

Reno, NV

6.91

Western Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

6.16

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

5.90

El Centro, CA

5.75

Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

5.44

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

5.20

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

5.09
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

14.03

Mobile, AL

12.65

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

11.46

East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

9.94

Lake Charles, LA

9.89

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

7.21

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

6.22

Northwestern Idaho nonmetropolitan area

6.12

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

5.61

North Northeastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area (noncontiguous)

5.03
Areas with the highest location quotient for Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Arecibo, PR

7.08

Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL

4.80

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

3.60

Greeley, CO

3.55

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

3.43

Northeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.41

Bloomington, IL

3.36

Ocean City, NJ

3.30

Homosassa Springs, FL

3.15

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.00
Areas with the highest location quotient for Wellhead Pumpers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Midland, TX

107.05

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

104.65

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

65.02

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

54.37

Farmington, NM

34.60

Border Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

31.64

Casper, WY

20.81

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

18.89

Coastal Plains Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

17.37

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

16.81
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Midland, TX

60.71

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

28.93

Odessa, TX

25.58

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

20.31

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

16.95

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

13.56

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

9.31

Wheeling, WV-OH

7.57

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

5.59

Corpus Christi, TX

5.03
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

27.91

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

21.90

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

16.28

Northern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

11.41

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

2.00

Pittsburgh, PA

1.93

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

1.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for Stockers and Order Fillers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL

3.51

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

2.46

Cleveland, TN

2.45

Danville, IL

2.16

New Haven, CT

2.10

Cheyenne, WY

2.09

Albany, OR

1.98

Rome, GA

1.90

Jacksonville, FL

1.89

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA

1.87
Areas with the highest location quotient for Packers and Packagers, Hand, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

9.19

Trenton, NJ

7.84

Yakima, WA

6.68

Wenatchee, WA

6.61

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA

3.01

Salinas, CA

2.94

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

2.93

Gettysburg, PA

2.90

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

2.88

Michigan City-La Porte, IN

2.73
Areas with the highest location quotient for Machine Feeders and Offbearers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

18.92

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

14.56

Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

14.43

Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

13.50

Gainesville, GA

12.08

Harrisonburg, VA

11.52

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

11.05

Albany, OR

10.83

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

10.61

Medford, OR

9.73
Areas with the highest location quotient for Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA

3.43

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

2.75

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

2.48

Albany, OR

2.34

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN

2.32

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

2.24

Reno, NV

2.24

Lebanon, PA

2.22

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN

2.21

Rockford, IL

2.15
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Grand Island, NE

4.20

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

2.68

Carson City, NV

2.60

Lima, OH

2.53

Northeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

2.43

Gadsden, AL

2.40

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

2.40

Modesto, CA

2.39

Topeka, KS

2.39

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

2.22
Areas with the highest location quotient for Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

6.24

Stockton-Lodi, CA

5.02

Winchester, VA-WV

4.99

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

4.96

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

4.28

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA

4.10

Harrisonburg, VA

4.06

East Stroudsburg, PA

4.05

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA

3.60

Dover, DE

3.48
Areas with the highest location quotient for Hoist and Winch Operators, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Urban Honolulu, HI

17.21

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

3.58

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

2.04

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

1.38
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dredge Operators, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

10.45

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

2.05
Areas with the highest location quotient for Crane and Tower Operators, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Longview, TX

16.46

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

10.39

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

10.09

Odessa, TX

6.73

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.60

Corpus Christi, TX

5.56

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

4.79

Midland, TX

4.74

Mobile, AL

4.48

Lake Charles, LA

4.43
Areas with the highest location quotient for Conveyor Operators and Tenders, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Kansas nonmetropolitan area

11.50

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

11.29

Wheeling, WV-OH

10.38

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

9.11

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

8.19

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

8.13

Harrisonburg, VA

6.64

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

6.10

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

6.08

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

5.38
Areas with the highest location quotient for Transportation Workers, All Other, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

16.32

Lafayette, LA

14.05

Border Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

12.79

Baton Rouge, LA

12.64

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

11.54

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

11.25

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

9.39

Monroe, LA

8.83

Springfield, MO

6.14

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

5.99
Areas with the highest location quotient for Passenger Attendants, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

32.72

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

23.98

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

7.54

Urban Honolulu, HI

5.63

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

4.54

Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC

4.27

Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

4.17

Modesto, CA

3.82

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

3.51

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

3.31
Areas with the highest location quotient for Transportation Inspectors, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Savannah, GA

7.66

Anchorage, AK

6.97

Charleston, WV

5.85

Border Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

5.19

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

4.18

Laredo, TX

3.50

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

2.93

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

2.87

Springfield, IL

2.86

Hill Country Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

2.49
Areas with the highest location quotient for Traffic Technicians, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Jackson, TN

14.77

Jefferson City, MO

9.50

Chattanooga, TN-GA

5.38

Springfield, MO

4.20

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

4.19

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL

3.76

Tallahassee, FL

3.63

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

3.27

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

3.27

Knoxville, TN

3.22
Areas with the highest location quotient for Aircraft Service Attendants, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Anchorage, AK

8.98

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

8.44

Punta Gorda, FL

7.62

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

5.16

Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

4.38

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

4.22

Wichita Falls, TX

4.10

Bend-Redmond, OR

3.69

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

3.53

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

2.75
Areas with the highest location quotient for Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

10.83

Grants Pass, OR

10.12

Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

9.73

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

8.98

Albany, OR

7.82

Medford, OR

6.99

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

6.83

Ocean City, NJ

6.51

Bend-Redmond, OR

6.33

Eugene, OR

5.54
Areas with the highest location quotient for Parking Attendants, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

3.75

Urban Honolulu, HI

3.59

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

3.57

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

2.96

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

2.82

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

2.25

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

2.15

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

2.10

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

2.06

Ocean City, NJ

1.93
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bridge and Lock Tenders, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

48.81

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

11.83

Western Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

11.62

Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL

10.23

West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

9.50

Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

8.20

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

7.49

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

7.08

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

6.39

Baton Rouge, LA

3.54
Areas with the highest location quotient for Ship Engineers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

50.42

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

32.93

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

26.22

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

20.91

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

15.03

Anchorage, AK

9.33

Jacksonville, FL

9.11

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

5.20

Charleston-North Charleston, SC

4.09

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

3.98
Areas with the highest location quotient for Motorboat Operators, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

143.27

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

90.82

Barnstable Town, MA

45.64

Lake Charles, LA

43.79

Urban Honolulu, HI

18.06

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

7.31

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

3.03

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

2.78

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

1.87

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

1.83
Areas with the highest location quotient for Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

94.37

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

26.45

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

25.72

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

20.36

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

17.13

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

16.80

Lake Charles, LA

15.73

Savannah, GA

12.18

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

11.13

Charleston-North Charleston, SC

7.08
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sailors and Marine Oilers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

147.51

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

45.72

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

34.86

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

21.03

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

17.35

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

15.36

Baton Rouge, LA

13.22

Lake Charles, LA

13.10

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

8.11

Savannah, GA

7.83
Areas with the highest location quotient for Rail Transportation Workers, All Other, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

5.44

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

1.40

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

1.31

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

0.92
Areas with the highest location quotient for Subway and Streetcar Operators, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

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

7.61

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

4.21

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

1.85

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

1.24

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

1.21

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

0.99
Areas with the highest location quotient for Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

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

1.70

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

0.12
Areas with the highest location quotient for Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators and Locomotive Firers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Salt Lake City, UT

0.70

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

0.67

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

0.19

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

0.10
Areas with the highest location quotient for Rail Yard Engineers, Dinkey Operators, and Hostlers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

16.71

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

3.98

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

1.17

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

0.96

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

0.46

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

0.35
Areas with the highest location quotient for Locomotive Engineers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Stockton-Lodi, CA

0.60

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

0.03
Areas with the highest location quotient for Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Monroe, MI

5.55

Jacksonville, NC

5.14

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA

4.71

East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.29

Billings, MT

4.08

Maryland nonmetropolitan area

3.91

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.88

Missoula, MT

3.84

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

3.70

Grand Junction, CO

3.52
Areas with the highest location quotient for Taxi Drivers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

33.97

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN

9.17

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

7.99

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

5.67

Northeastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

5.67

Western Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

5.49

Madison, WI

4.70

Eau Claire, WI

4.37

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

4.06

Northeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.86
Areas with the highest location quotient for Shuttle Drivers and Chauffeurs, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Springfield, MA-CT

4.07

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

3.79

Johnstown, PA

3.58

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

3.29

Mankato-North Mankato, MN

2.98

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

2.78

Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI

2.59

Pittsfield, MA

2.55

Altoona, PA

2.55

Rochester, MN

2.39
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Urban Honolulu, HI

3.54

Modesto, CA

3.15

Auburn-Opelika, AL

2.98

Western Washington nonmetropolitan area

2.78

Charlottesville, VA

2.56

Champaign-Urbana, IL

2.52

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

2.37

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

2.34

State College, PA

2.28

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

2.27
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bus Drivers, School, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

4.25

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

4.17

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

3.81

Johnstown, PA

3.72

East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.46

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

3.35

Eastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

3.29

Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.19

Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

3.18

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

3.05
Areas with the highest location quotient for Light Truck Drivers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

2.94

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

2.28

Ocala, FL

2.21

Muskegon, MI

1.88

Bangor, ME

1.79

Baton Rouge, LA

1.73

Lebanon, PA

1.69

Lafayette, LA

1.68

Boise City, ID

1.67

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

1.66
Areas with the highest location quotient for Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Joplin, MO

3.48

Laredo, TX

3.47

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

3.05

Odessa, TX

2.99

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.84

Midland, TX

2.82

Cedar Rapids, IA

2.76

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

2.75

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

2.59

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

2.38
Areas with the highest location quotient for Driver/Sales Workers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Springfield, OH

2.53

Fargo, ND-MN

2.39

Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

2.38

Jacksonville, NC

2.37

Akron, OH

2.36

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

2.30

Canton-Massillon, OH

2.27

Dayton, OH

2.26

Ocean City, NJ

2.24

Joplin, MO

2.18
Areas with the highest location quotient for Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

19.15

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

12.07

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

10.76

Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

10.35

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

10.22

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

8.18

Johnson City, TN

7.54

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

6.97

Salisbury, MD-DE

6.76

Eastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

6.42
Areas with the highest location quotient for Flight Attendants, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

4.38

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

4.25

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

3.39

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

3.29

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

2.71

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

2.58

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

2.17

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

2.13

Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC

2.02

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

1.99
Areas with the highest location quotient for Airfield Operations Specialists, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

10.48

Rapid City, SD

9.42

Bismarck, ND

9.19

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

7.83

Anchorage, AK

7.81

Grand Forks, ND-MN

6.71

Sioux Falls, SD

5.28

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

4.51

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

4.37

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

2.47
Areas with the highest location quotient for Air Traffic Controllers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Fairbanks, AK

15.51

Anchorage, AK

10.88

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

6.79

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

4.33

Yuma, AZ

3.96

Jacksonville, FL

3.77

Cleveland-Elyria, OH

3.36

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

3.27

Salt Lake City, UT

2.89

Kansas City, MO-KS

2.60
Areas with the highest location quotient for Commercial Pilots, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

20.35

Anchorage, AK

20.32

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

11.13

Ann Arbor, MI

9.35

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

9.31

California-Lexington Park, MD

7.55

Columbus, OH

6.82

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

5.04

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

4.74

Flagstaff, AZ

4.08
Areas with the highest location quotient for Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

4.92

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

3.10

Anchorage, AK

2.83

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

2.58

Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC

2.50

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

2.41

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

2.39

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

2.12

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

2.04

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

1.79
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material Moving Workers, Except Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Laredo, TX

2.27

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

2.17

Savannah, GA

2.13

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

1.95

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

1.81

Stockton-Lodi, CA

1.72

Lebanon, PA

1.70

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

1.70

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL

1.67

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

1.66
Areas with the highest location quotient for Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Anchorage, AK

11.34

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

8.93

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

7.92

Billings, MT

6.92

Albuquerque, NM

5.60

Urban Honolulu, HI

5.30

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

3.92

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

3.71

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

3.27

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

2.64
Areas with the highest location quotient for Transportation and Material Moving Occupations, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA

2.02

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

1.90

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL

1.87

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

1.81

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA

1.76

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

1.72

Lebanon, PA

1.69

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

1.66

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

1.64

Joplin, MO

1.64
Areas with the highest location quotient for Production Workers, All Other, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Decatur, IL

20.57

Pine Bluff, AR

9.86

Morristown, TN

8.78

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

7.77

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

6.45

Dalton, GA

6.44

Carson City, NV

6.16

Lafayette, LA

5.99

Cleveland, TN

5.81

East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

5.59
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Production Workers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Pine Bluff, AR

12.57

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

9.33

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

8.80

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

7.38

Northeast Virginia nonmetropolitan area

7.35

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

7.33

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

6.21

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

5.94

Harrisonburg, VA

5.51

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

5.11
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tire Builders, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC

13.33

Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.86

Southeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.31

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

1.57

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN

0.91

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

0.51

Salt Lake City, UT

0.33

Pittsburgh, PA

0.28

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

0.15
Areas with the highest location quotient for Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Longview, WA

24.56

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

23.58

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

20.29

Glens Falls, NY

15.61

Lewiston, ID-WA

13.50

Gettysburg, PA

12.25

Wausau, WI

11.54

Green Bay, WI

11.11

Appleton, WI

9.05

Jackson, TN

8.88
Areas with the highest location quotient for Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

18.06

North Northeastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area (noncontiguous)

10.84

Longview, WA

10.10

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

9.73

Spartanburg, SC

5.99

Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

5.71

Tuscaloosa, AL

5.60

Hill Country Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

5.58

Burlington, NC

5.37

Racine, WI

4.80
Areas with the highest location quotient for Etchers and Engravers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Montana nonmetropolitan area

31.45

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

16.17

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

9.56

Wausau, WI

7.62

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

7.62

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

6.76

Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

4.82

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

4.13

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

3.68

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

3.65
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

23.58

Gainesville, GA

22.48

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

22.38

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

20.43

Southeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

15.42

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

14.96

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

14.73

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

14.07

South Georgia nonmetropolitan area

13.61

Fort Smith, AR-OK

7.42
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Gainesville, GA

19.43

Michigan City-La Porte, IN

14.03

Albany, OR

11.77

Salinas, CA

11.52

Napa, CA

8.30

Southeast-Central Idaho nonmetropolitan area

7.90

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

6.68

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

5.94

Modesto, CA

5.78

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

5.08
Areas with the highest location quotient for Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

34.79

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

30.35

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

22.33

Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

17.17

Medford, OR

15.88

Northwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

15.46

Eugene, OR

12.93

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

12.12

Greensboro-High Point, NC

9.03

Kalamazoo-Portage, MI

8.94
Areas with the highest location quotient for Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Programmers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Wichita, KS

6.30

Jackson, MI

5.77

Muskegon, MI

5.75

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

5.34

Mankato-North Mankato, MN

5.29

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

5.00

Dubuque, IA

4.98

Mansfield, OH

4.89

Rockford, IL

4.87

Racine, WI

4.81
Areas with the highest location quotient for Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Operators, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Columbus, IN

20.15

Muskegon, MI

16.34

Fond du Lac, WI

12.17

Racine, WI

8.95

Sheboygan, WI

8.19

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

7.58

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

6.67

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

6.55

Dover-Durham, NH-ME

6.48

Janesville-Beloit, WI

6.16
Areas with the highest location quotient for Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA

52.25

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

5.53

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

3.91

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

3.67

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

2.79

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

2.72

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

2.68

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

1.97

Salt Lake City, UT

1.85

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

1.83
Areas with the highest location quotient for Semiconductor Processing Technicians, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

28.51

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

10.64

Colorado Springs, CO

9.33

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

6.96

Albuquerque, NM

6.11

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA

3.00

Greensboro-High Point, NC

2.86

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

2.49

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

1.77

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

1.61
Areas with the highest location quotient for Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

15.03

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

6.51

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

6.35

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

5.96

Sheboygan, WI

5.51

Wausau, WI

5.41

Western Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

5.30

Columbus, IN

5.19

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

4.81

Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

4.70
Areas with the highest location quotient for Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

22.66

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

13.22

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

10.70

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

10.14

Cleveland, TN

9.69

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

7.56

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

6.93

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

6.74

Northeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

6.64

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

6.58
Areas with the highest location quotient for Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Sheboygan, WI

8.90

Twin Falls, ID

6.55

Gettysburg, PA

5.77

Michigan City-La Porte, IN

5.59

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

5.12

Kankakee, IL

5.12

Harrisonburg, VA

5.06

Owensboro, KY

4.95

St. Joseph, MO-KS

4.81

Green Bay, WI

4.77
Areas with the highest location quotient for Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

St. Cloud, MN

25.06

Rochester, NY

8.72

Santa Rosa, CA

4.50

Boulder, CO

4.49

Lincoln, NE

3.63

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN

3.19

New Haven, CT

3.08

Green Bay, WI

3.07

St. Louis, MO-IL

3.00

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

2.85
Areas with the highest location quotient for Medical Appliance Technicians, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Kalamazoo-Portage, MI

10.12

Flagstaff, AZ

7.17

Santa Rosa, CA

3.65

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

2.75

Manchester, NH

2.69

Kansas City, MO-KS

2.67

Fort Collins, CO

2.64

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

2.56

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA

2.32

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

2.28
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dental Laboratory Technicians, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

North Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

25.66

Huntsville, AL

7.68

Gainesville, GA

7.26

Cedar Rapids, IA

4.15

St. Cloud, MN

3.88

Provo-Orem, UT

3.74

Olympia-Tumwater, WA

3.71

Dothan, AL

3.63

Missoula, MT

3.53

Terre Haute, IN

3.48
Areas with the highest location quotient for Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Hill Country Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

8.67

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

7.94

St. George, UT

5.65

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

5.32

Northern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

4.77

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

4.22

Rapid City, SD

3.79

Akron, OH

3.57

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

2.82

Salt Lake City, UT

2.79
Areas with the highest location quotient for Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

4.04

Sumter, SC

3.85

Dalton, GA

3.74

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

3.74

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

3.49

Jackson, MI

3.16

Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.07

Janesville-Beloit, WI

3.02

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

3.01

Columbus, IN

3.00
Areas with the highest location quotient for Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Western Washington nonmetropolitan area

14.55

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

14.49

Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH

12.41

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

11.75

Muskegon, MI

10.92

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

8.73

Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

8.67

Northern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

8.33

Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

8.26

Longview, WA

8.00
Areas with the highest location quotient for Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

16.32

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

8.93

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

8.16

Southeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

8.01

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

7.73

West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

7.53

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

6.85

Lima, OH

6.48

Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

6.34

Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

6.29
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

11.08

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

9.94

Harrisonburg, VA

9.46

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

9.44

Gettysburg, PA

9.08

Wausau, WI

7.31

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

6.72

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

6.60

Northeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

6.57

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

5.90
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cutters and Trimmers, Hand, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

82.91

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

24.67

Greensboro-High Point, NC

10.29

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

8.11

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

6.60

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

6.28

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

6.17

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

5.75

East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

4.45

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

4.17
Areas with the highest location quotient for Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Sumter, SC

7.29

Southeast-Central Idaho nonmetropolitan area

7.15

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA

6.99

Bellingham, WA

6.74

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

5.47

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

5.36

Danville, IL

5.10

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

5.04

Odessa, TX

4.95

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

4.86
Areas with the highest location quotient for Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

6.26

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

5.46

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

5.30

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

4.82

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

4.24

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

3.95

Tulsa, OK

3.90

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

3.76

Western Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

3.67

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

3.46
Areas with the highest location quotient for Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

27.36

Duluth, MN-WI

9.09

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

8.87

Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN

6.89

East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

6.74

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

6.71

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

6.40

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

6.11

Northern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

6.10

Southwest Montana nonmetropolitan area

6.03
Areas with the highest location quotient for Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Napa, CA

44.46

Owensboro, KY

16.15

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

14.17

Walla Walla, WA

13.95

Santa Rosa, CA

13.48

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA

11.96

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

10.29

Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

8.00

Merced, CA

7.99

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

6.83
Areas with the highest location quotient for Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Midland, MI

13.46

Decatur, AL

10.62

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

7.94

Lake Charles, LA

7.78

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

7.01

East Stroudsburg, PA

6.11

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

5.92

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

5.91

Sheboygan, WI

5.55

Evansville, IN-KY

5.38
Areas with the highest location quotient for Plant and System Operators, All Other, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

48.49

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

23.22

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

19.91

Baton Rouge, LA

18.21

Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

13.63

Bangor, ME

10.42

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

9.84

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

8.86

Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

7.44

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

7.17
Areas with the highest location quotient for Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

29.66

Midland, TX

21.36

Billings, MT

20.10

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

19.17

Corpus Christi, TX

15.90

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

14.37

Eastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

13.91

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

13.83

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

13.09

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

12.53
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gas Plant Operators, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

56.28

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

37.57

Eastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

18.24

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

11.93

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

10.80

Northern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

10.48

Casper, WY

10.40

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

9.22

Corpus Christi, TX

8.01

Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

7.12
Areas with the highest location quotient for Chemical Plant and System Operators, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Baton Rouge, LA

31.75

Mobile, AL

26.31

Corpus Christi, TX

13.21

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

12.87

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

12.46

Decatur, AL

11.64

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

9.14

Boulder, CO

8.23

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

5.22

Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area

4.70
Areas with the highest location quotient for Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

6.83

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

6.38

Arizona nonmetropolitan area

4.72

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

4.71

East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.53

Prescott, AZ

4.32

Idaho Falls, ID

4.27

Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

4.13

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

4.12

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

4.04
Areas with the highest location quotient for Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

7.38

Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

6.41

Northwestern Idaho nonmetropolitan area

6.03

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

5.85

Napa, CA

5.51

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA

5.00

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

4.79

Glens Falls, NY

4.52

East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.36

Springfield, IL

4.32
Areas with the highest location quotient for Power Plant Operators, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

26.15

Monroe, MI

24.63

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

10.44

Fairbanks, AK

10.30

Eastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

9.10

Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

8.61

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

8.45

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

7.44

North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area

6.95

Grand Island, NE

6.91
Areas with the highest location quotient for Power Distributors and Dispatchers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

14.60

Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

12.67

Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

11.58

Macon, GA

9.49

Champaign-Urbana, IL

7.92

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR

7.24

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

6.11

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

5.11

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

4.01

Pittsburgh, PA

3.04
Areas with the highest location quotient for Nuclear Power Reactor Operators, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Chattanooga, TN-GA

16.21

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

2.50
Areas with the highest location quotient for Woodworkers, All Other, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

41.39

Morristown, TN

24.50

Johnson City, TN

23.00

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

21.40

Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

20.53

West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

20.29

Medford, OR

19.00

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

17.74

Eugene, OR

15.96

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

13.38
Areas with the highest location quotient for Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

17.50

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

16.93

Northwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

16.69

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

14.47

Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

13.82

Northwestern Idaho nonmetropolitan area

12.95

Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

12.56

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

10.91

Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

10.81

Wausau, WI

10.43
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Northwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

23.39

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

20.56

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

20.40

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

20.37

Northwestern Idaho nonmetropolitan area

19.94

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

19.69

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

17.44

Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

17.06

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

16.70

Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

15.81
Areas with the highest location quotient for Patternmakers, Wood, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Salt Lake City, UT

17.13
Areas with the highest location quotient for Model Makers, Wood, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

5.36
Areas with the highest location quotient for Furniture Finishers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

26.21

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

24.90

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

24.47

Western Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

11.60

Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

8.00

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

7.75

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

7.64

Southern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

6.25

Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

6.18

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

5.07
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

38.42

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

13.92

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

12.38

Grants Pass, OR

10.74

Southern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

7.88

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

7.22

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

6.68

St. Cloud, MN

6.24

Joplin, MO

5.79

North Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

5.73
Areas with the highest location quotient for Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Burlington, NC

30.50

Dalton, GA

18.96

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

17.83

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

17.27

Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

15.32

Dover-Durham, NH-ME

14.50

Greensboro-High Point, NC

12.08

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

8.09

Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

6.44

Winston-Salem, NC

6.32
Areas with the highest location quotient for Upholsterers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

96.09

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

79.05

Greensboro-High Point, NC

21.67

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

13.86

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

11.94

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

8.55

Winston-Salem, NC

7.08

Cleveland, TN

5.27

Savannah, GA

5.23

Morristown, TN

4.93
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

29.84

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

10.96

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

7.26

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

6.88

Greensboro-High Point, NC

4.93

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

4.46

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

1.66

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

0.58
Areas with the highest location quotient for Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

148.66

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

30.71

Rome, GA

22.15

Decatur, AL

20.98

East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

18.84

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

18.01

Asheville, NC

16.27

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC

15.28

Columbia, SC

13.98

Chattanooga, TN-GA

10.35
Areas with the highest location quotient for Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

374.11

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

56.02

Rome, GA

46.08

Northeast South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

40.47

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

30.36

Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area

28.92

Yuma, AZ

22.31

Southeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

20.17

Burlington, NC

19.82

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC

17.13
Areas with the highest location quotient for Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

315.33

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

38.03

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

37.99

Burlington, NC

37.51

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

30.22

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

25.39

Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

23.65

Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area

22.35

Dover-Durham, NH-ME

21.53

Spartanburg, SC

20.37
Areas with the highest location quotient for Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

109.68

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

25.36

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

20.47

Northwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

17.47

East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

14.41

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

13.09

Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC

12.13

Northeast South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

12.02

Spartanburg, SC

11.13

Greensboro-High Point, NC

8.94
Areas with the highest location quotient for Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

112.74

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

63.63

Burlington, NC

61.76

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

42.46

Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area

22.00

Dover-Durham, NH-ME

21.48

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

19.69

Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

18.59

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

16.25

Spartanburg, SC

12.63
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

South Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

5.70

Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

5.16

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

4.96

Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area

4.65

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

4.44

Provo-Orem, UT

3.52

Lancaster, PA

2.53

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

2.41

Ann Arbor, MI

2.12

Cleveland-Elyria, OH

2.12
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sewers, Hand, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

8.23

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

4.33

Salt Lake City, UT

2.28

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

1.86

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

1.57

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

1.29

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

0.70

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

0.47
Areas with the highest location quotient for Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

116.79

St. Louis, MO-IL

3.77

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

3.74

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

0.88
Areas with the highest location quotient for Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

24.73

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

14.94

San Angelo, TX

11.71

Amarillo, TX

7.54

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

4.57

North Northeastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area (noncontiguous)

3.81

Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

2.17

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

2.15

North Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

1.83

St. Louis, MO-IL

1.33
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sewing Machine Operators, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

San German, PR

104.72

Mayaguez, PR

24.30

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

20.42

Arecibo, PR

19.44

Ponce, PR

17.50

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

17.13

Dalton, GA

11.74

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

9.13

New Bedford, MA

8.88

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

6.25
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

4.78

Midland, TX

3.30

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

2.87

Burlington, NC

2.73

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

2.70

Salinas, CA

2.66

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

2.62

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA

2.61

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

2.42

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

2.41
Areas with the highest location quotient for Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

4.44

Twin Falls, ID

3.76

New Bedford, MA

2.96

Flagstaff, AZ

2.87

Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

2.85

Northeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

2.63

Morgantown, WV

2.54

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

2.51

East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

2.43

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.42
Areas with the highest location quotient for Print Binding and Finishing Workers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Harrisonburg, VA

14.27

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

10.70

Jefferson City, MO

7.51

Green Bay, WI

6.40

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

5.95

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

5.78

Northeastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

4.92

Appleton, WI

4.87

Lancaster, PA

4.62

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

4.48
Areas with the highest location quotient for Printing Press Operators, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Lawrence, KS

10.65

Mankato-North Mankato, MN

6.06

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

5.89

Harrisonburg, VA

5.64

Gettysburg, PA

5.49

Green Bay, WI

5.16

Dalton, GA

4.57

East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

4.49

Terre Haute, IN

4.35

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN

4.34
Areas with the highest location quotient for Prepress Technicians and Workers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

14.43

Lawrence, KS

9.01

Green Bay, WI

7.42

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN

5.38

Appleton, WI

5.27

Dalton, GA

4.96

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

4.73

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

4.69

Terre Haute, IN

4.50

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

4.48
Areas with the highest location quotient for Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

West Central-Southwest New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

18.65

Albany, OR

16.74

Dover-Durham, NH-ME

8.88

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

7.33

Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

6.81

Sheboygan, WI

6.71

Gainesville, GA

6.25

Cleveland, TN

5.82

Janesville-Beloit, WI

5.82

Jackson, TN

4.97
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Longview, WA

50.07

Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

24.45

Albany, OR

24.32

Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

19.63

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

18.72

Western Washington nonmetropolitan area

16.87

Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

16.51

Eugene, OR

15.89

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

13.46

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

9.95
Areas with the highest location quotient for Plating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Monroe, MI

11.44

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

7.80

Lincoln, NE

7.43

Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH

7.38

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

6.97

Erie, PA

6.26

Waterbury, CT

6.24

Sheboygan, WI

5.89

East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

5.63

Rockford, IL

5.58
Areas with the highest location quotient for Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

65.01

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

8.63

South Georgia nonmetropolitan area

6.90

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

6.03

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

3.03

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

1.78

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

1.18

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

1.08

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

0.84

Pittsburgh, PA

0.63
Areas with the highest location quotient for Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Columbus, IN

30.69

Northern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

23.82

Reading, PA

13.81

Albany, OR

12.76

Elmira, NY

12.74

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

10.34

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA

10.16

Rockford, IL

9.02

Toledo, OH

8.74

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

8.29
Areas with the highest location quotient for Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

16.97

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

13.45

Jackson, TN

12.22

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

9.86

Grand Island, NE

9.76

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

8.57

Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

8.46

Columbus, IN

8.23

Dubuque, IA

7.96

Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN

7.83
Areas with the highest location quotient for Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

7.06

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

6.36

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

5.41

Sheboygan, WI

5.34

East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.26

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.21

Wausau, WI

5.12

Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY

4.99

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

4.28

Western Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

4.03
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tool and Die Makers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Morristown, TN

21.59

Waterbury, CT

13.20

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

11.65

Jackson, TN

10.98

Sheboygan, WI

10.74

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

9.06

Columbus, IN

8.91

Northern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

8.59

Jackson, MI

8.46

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

8.42
Areas with the highest location quotient for Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

10.66

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

7.78

Columbus, IN

7.75

North Northeastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area (noncontiguous)

7.33

Toledo, OH

6.74

Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

6.61

Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area

6.38

Terre Haute, IN

6.37

Northern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

6.27

Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

6.22
Areas with the highest location quotient for Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

13.34

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

9.90

Evansville, IN-KY

8.82

Sheboygan, WI

8.56

Auburn-Opelika, AL

8.42

Columbus, IN

8.38

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

7.79

Tuscaloosa, AL

7.59

Michigan City-La Porte, IN

7.27

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

7.22
Areas with the highest location quotient for Foundry Mold and Coremakers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Muskegon, MI

36.80

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

25.09

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

16.56

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

14.81

North Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

11.81

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

10.92

Erie, PA

10.91

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

10.51

Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

9.74

Dubuque, IA

8.97
Areas with the highest location quotient for Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Muskegon, MI

122.05

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

17.83

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

12.96

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

9.13

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

8.79

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

3.48
Areas with the highest location quotient for Model Makers, Metal and Plastic, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

15.37

Lincoln, NE

13.06

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

6.83

Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

6.39

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN

1.55

St. Louis, MO-IL

1.49

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

0.99

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

0.96

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

0.62

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

0.42
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pourers and Casters, Metal, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Muskegon, MI

60.49

Reading, PA

22.44

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

21.78

Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

14.51

Northeastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

12.53

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

12.04

Peoria, IL

11.64

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

11.53

Erie, PA

10.59

Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

9.85
Areas with the highest location quotient for Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Michigan City-La Porte, IN

18.77

Muskegon, MI

13.51

Reading, PA

13.39

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

12.09

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

11.32

Fort Wayne, IN

10.54

Evansville, IN-KY

10.15

Canton-Massillon, OH

9.32

Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

8.88

Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

7.80
Areas with the highest location quotient for Machinists, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Rockford, IL

10.01

Columbus, IN

8.61

Staunton-Waynesboro, VA

6.91

Bloomington, IN

6.05

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

6.05

Jackson, MI

5.60

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

5.00

Fort Wayne, IN

4.72

Muskegon, MI

4.68

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

4.41
Areas with the highest location quotient for Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

48.49

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

15.98

Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

11.71

Owensboro, KY

11.59

Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

10.26

Northeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

9.75

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

9.63

Rocky Mount, NC

8.28

Morristown, TN

8.12

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

7.74
Areas with the highest location quotient for Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

18.34

Columbus, IN

13.20

Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

10.42

Battle Creek, MI

10.09

West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

9.20

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

6.33

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

5.91

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

5.60

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

5.57

Jackson, MI

5.50
Areas with the highest location quotient for Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

10.67

Muskegon, MI

9.05

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

8.92

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

8.05

Albany, OR

7.36

Sheboygan, WI

6.79

North Northeastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area (noncontiguous)

6.74

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

6.67

Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

6.63

West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

6.14
Areas with the highest location quotient for Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Knoxville, TN

11.31

West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

5.35

Baton Rouge, LA

4.96

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

4.58

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

4.53

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

4.39

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

4.34

Tulsa, OK

3.18

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

2.92

Chattanooga, TN-GA

2.86
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

11.69

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

10.90

Sheboygan, WI

9.92

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

9.62

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

7.35

Saginaw, MI

6.95

North Northeastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area (noncontiguous)

6.66

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

6.56

Columbus, IN

6.53

Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

6.51
Areas with the highest location quotient for Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

26.68

Mobile, AL

25.51

Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH

21.04

Jackson, TN

10.62

Owensboro, KY

9.69

Northeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

7.84

Reading, PA

7.49

Utica-Rome, NY

6.90

Charleston-North Charleston, SC

6.80

Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

6.64
Areas with the highest location quotient for Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Columbus, IN

20.82

Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

11.13

North Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

8.99

Clarksville, TN-KY

8.17

Jackson, TN

7.98

West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

7.92

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

7.15

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

7.11

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

6.67

Wichita, KS

6.30
Areas with the highest location quotient for Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

14.53

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

12.97

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

10.80

Terre Haute, IN

9.95

Utica-Rome, NY

8.41

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

7.82

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

7.03

Southern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

6.86

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

6.72

Decatur, AL

6.67
Areas with the highest location quotient for Food Processing Workers, All Other, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

21.06

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

15.14

Rocky Mount, NC

12.82

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

11.72

Southeast-Central Idaho nonmetropolitan area

10.89

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

8.37

Visalia-Porterville, CA

8.27

South Georgia nonmetropolitan area

8.14

Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

7.80

Twin Falls, ID

7.42
Areas with the highest location quotient for Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Cleveland, TN

12.04

Appleton, WI

8.98

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

8.94

Gettysburg, PA

7.94

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

6.19

Green Bay, WI

5.88

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

5.80

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

5.46

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

5.26

Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

4.77
Areas with the highest location quotient for Food Batchmakers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Sheboygan, WI

18.40

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

15.77

Wausau, WI

13.32

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN

12.00

Staunton-Waynesboro, VA

10.86

Northwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

9.70

Danville, IL

9.68

Appleton, WI

9.60

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

9.51

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

9.45
Areas with the highest location quotient for Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Owensboro, KY

16.13

Twin Falls, ID

15.62

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

13.42

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

12.50

Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

10.58

Harrisonburg, VA

9.63

Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

8.13

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

6.85

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

6.71

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

5.63
Areas with the highest location quotient for Slaughterers and Meat Packers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

42.63

Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

32.19

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

29.13

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

23.97

Northeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

19.72

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

16.48

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

16.11

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

15.82

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

14.00

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

13.96
Areas with the highest location quotient for Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Fort Smith, AR-OK

28.88

Gainesville, GA

28.63

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

26.99

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

23.95

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

21.85

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

21.83

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

20.21

Salisbury, MD-DE

17.99

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

14.88

New Bedford, MA

14.72
Areas with the highest location quotient for Butchers and Meat Cutters, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

San German, PR

4.72

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

4.61

West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

4.25

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

3.80

Guayama, PR

3.77

Logan, UT-ID

3.77

Grants Pass, OR

3.61

Merced, CA

3.27

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.17

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

3.16
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bakers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Rocky Mount, NC

4.44

Casper, WY

4.08

Arecibo, PR

3.77

Cheyenne, WY

3.18

Ponce, PR

3.08

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

2.93

San German, PR

2.80

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

2.57

Guayama, PR

2.47

Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

2.42
Areas with the highest location quotient for Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

15.32

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

7.75

Spartanburg, SC

7.37

Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN

6.86

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

6.40

Tuscaloosa, AL

5.55

Battle Creek, MI

5.39

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

5.36

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

4.84

Bowling Green, KY

4.75
Areas with the highest location quotient for Timing Device Assemblers and Adjusters, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

15.48
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

49.91

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

22.30

East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

19.75

Port St. Lucie, FL

16.02

North Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

15.90

South Georgia nonmetropolitan area

15.56

Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

12.94

Northeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

11.69

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA

9.72

Green Bay, WI

9.15
Areas with the highest location quotient for Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Mobile, AL

13.15

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

9.17

Wausau, WI

8.45

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

7.28

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

5.93

Dothan, AL

5.39

Western Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

5.31

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

4.63

Green Bay, WI

4.02

Madison, WI

3.88
Areas with the highest location quotient for Engine and Other Machine Assemblers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Toledo, OH

15.86

Springfield, OH

14.93

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

11.11

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

10.56

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

10.20

Racine, WI

7.58

North Northeastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area (noncontiguous)

7.55

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN

6.57

Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

6.05

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

5.33
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electrical, Electronic, and Electromechanical Assemblers, Except Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Reading, PA

9.69

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

6.53

East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

6.08

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

5.98

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

5.82

Battle Creek, MI

5.71

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

5.32

Kokomo, IN

5.12

Racine, WI

4.99

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

4.83
Areas with the highest location quotient for Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

49.41

Athens-Clarke County, GA

18.10

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

9.11

Western Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

8.83

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

6.98

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

6.38

Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

6.27

Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA

6.13

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

5.16

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA

4.26
Areas with the highest location quotient for Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Wichita, KS

82.96

Savannah, GA

30.94

Wichita Falls, TX

10.64

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL

5.37

Bend-Redmond, OR

4.49

Tulsa, OK

3.76

Huntsville, AL

3.05

Kansas nonmetropolitan area

2.47

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

2.38

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

2.16
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

4.57

Dalton, GA

4.08

Sheboygan, WI

4.04

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

3.49

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

3.37

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

3.32

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

3.23

Wausau, WI

3.20

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

3.18

Decatur, AL

3.10
Areas with the highest location quotient for Production Occupations, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

6.26

Dalton, GA

3.96

Sheboygan, WI

3.88

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

3.87

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

3.86

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

3.64

Columbus, IN

3.58

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

3.53

San German, PR

3.40

Kokomo, IN

3.33
Areas with the highest location quotient for Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

12.16

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

8.08

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

4.75

Portsmouth, NH-ME

4.54

Lafayette, LA

4.51

Lake Charles, LA

4.42

Punta Gorda, FL

4.36

Hammond, LA

4.34

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

4.30

Hinesville, GA

4.08
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

6.79

Reno, NV

4.01

Midland, TX

3.99

Lafayette, LA

3.79

Mayaguez, PR

3.61

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

3.51

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

3.27

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

3.24

Maryland nonmetropolitan area

3.16

Fairbanks, AK

3.13
Areas with the highest location quotient for Signal and Track Switch Repairers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

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

2.91

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

1.17
Areas with the highest location quotient for Riggers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

45.27

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

36.93

Lafayette, LA

19.65

Longview, TX

17.49

Midland, TX

15.03

Odessa, TX

12.35

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

11.49

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

11.43

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

11.24

South Georgia nonmetropolitan area

9.49
Areas with the highest location quotient for Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

North Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

32.08

Salisbury, MD-DE

13.08

Southern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

7.05

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

3.46
Areas with the highest location quotient for Locksmiths and Safe Repairers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

5.10

Lubbock, TX

2.80

Eugene, OR

2.57

Killeen-Temple, TX

2.45

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

2.21

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL

2.16

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL

1.93

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

1.90

Richmond, VA

1.87

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

1.79
Areas with the highest location quotient for Commercial Divers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

85.41

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

41.77

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

18.01

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

5.25

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

3.51

Jacksonville, FL

3.49

Urban Honolulu, HI

3.23

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

2.15

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

1.81

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

1.26
Areas with the highest location quotient for Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

8.32

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

7.52

Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

7.26

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

6.97

Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

6.14

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.81

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

4.82

Lawton, OK

4.81

Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

4.03

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

3.78
Areas with the highest location quotient for Wind Turbine Service Technicians, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

52.84

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

21.32

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

19.56

Kansas nonmetropolitan area

13.52

Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

10.68

Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

9.39

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

7.97

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

7.82

Bakersfield, CA

7.05

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

6.79
Areas with the highest location quotient for Maintenance and Repair Workers, General, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Arizona nonmetropolitan area

2.22

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

2.04

Watertown-Fort Drum, NY

2.03

Champaign-Urbana, IL

2.00

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

1.95

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

1.89

Central East New York nonmetropolitan area

1.89

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

1.87

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

1.83

Carbondale-Marion, IL

1.83
Areas with the highest location quotient for Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Kennewick-Richland, WA

5.88

Portsmouth, NH-ME

5.59

Corpus Christi, TX

4.93

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

4.36

Peoria, IL

4.21

Eugene, OR

4.09

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

2.36

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

2.33

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

2.24

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

2.04
Areas with the highest location quotient for Watch and Clock Repairers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

2.76

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

2.61

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

0.78
Areas with the highest location quotient for Musical Instrument Repairers and Tuners, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

8.01

Provo-Orem, UT

4.18

Knoxville, TN

3.70

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

2.61

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

2.58

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

2.37

Richmond, VA

2.30

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

2.13

St. Louis, MO-IL

1.90

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

1.89
Areas with the highest location quotient for Medical Equipment Repairers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Texarkana, TX-AR

3.18

Sioux Falls, SD

3.09

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

2.36

Raleigh, NC

2.28

Fargo, ND-MN

2.08

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

1.97

Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

1.95

Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC

1.88

Danbury, CT

1.86

Akron, OH

1.84
Areas with the highest location quotient for Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN

8.22

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

1.73

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

1.34

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

0.89
Areas with the highest location quotient for Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

3.84

Sherman-Denison, TX

3.36

Cheyenne, WY

2.74

Watertown-Fort Drum, NY

2.71

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

2.67

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

2.53

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

2.50

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

2.44

Roanoke, VA

2.41

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

2.39
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Decatur, AL

6.36

Monroe, MI

6.36

Jefferson City, MO

5.76

Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

5.38

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

4.89

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

4.82

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

4.82

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

4.52

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

4.22

Sherman-Denison, TX

4.14
Areas with the highest location quotient for Millwrights, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Lake Charles, LA

21.14

Decatur, IL

12.91

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

12.27

Northwestern Idaho nonmetropolitan area

8.16

Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH

8.15

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

7.91

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

7.63

Western Washington nonmetropolitan area

6.74

Alexandria, LA

6.72

Longview, WA

6.43
Areas with the highest location quotient for Maintenance Workers, Machinery, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Morristown, TN

12.82

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

9.29

Jackson, TN

8.22

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

7.39

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

7.32

Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

7.32

Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

6.99

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

6.78

West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

6.74

Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

6.59
Areas with the highest location quotient for Industrial Machinery Mechanics, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Odessa, TX

6.39

Midland, TX

6.21

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

6.05

Tuscaloosa, AL

5.60

Decatur, AL

5.38

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

5.31

Longview, WA

5.12

Farmington, NM

4.68

Staunton-Waynesboro, VA

4.61

Dalton, GA

4.51
Areas with the highest location quotient for Home Appliance Repairers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Wilmington, NC

4.39

Coeur d'Alene, ID

3.66

Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.63

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.99

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

2.74

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

2.71

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

2.68

St. George, UT

2.63

Tyler, TX

2.30

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL

2.30
Areas with the highest location quotient for Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Panama City, FL

2.76

Punta Gorda, FL

2.29

Coeur d'Alene, ID

2.24

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

2.16

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

2.09

Sebring, FL

2.00

Homosassa Springs, FL

1.99

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

1.98

Decatur, AL

1.97

Lancaster, PA

1.96
Areas with the highest location quotient for Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Midland, TX

14.58

New Bern, NC

10.80

Border Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

9.22

Victoria, TX

6.63

Odessa, TX

6.12

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

5.36

Monroe, MI

4.79

Farmington, NM

4.53

Abilene, TX

4.43

Hill Country Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

4.32
Areas with the highest location quotient for Mechanical Door Repairers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Fargo, ND-MN

4.38

Jonesboro, AR

4.29

Jefferson City, MO

3.69

Reno, NV

3.27

Sioux Falls, SD

3.21

St. Cloud, MN

2.77

Rockford, IL

2.71

Lancaster, PA

2.63

Billings, MT

2.61

Lubbock, TX

2.59
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tire Repairers and Changers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

4.52

Farmington, NM

4.46

Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

3.95

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

3.94

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

3.85

West Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.80

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

3.66

Odessa, TX

3.52

Southeast-Central Idaho nonmetropolitan area

3.49

Northwestern Idaho nonmetropolitan area

3.29
Areas with the highest location quotient for Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

34.66

Yuma, AZ

17.27

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

9.45

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

8.42

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA

7.85

Ocala, FL

7.85

Hammond, LA

7.63

Bend-Redmond, OR

5.98

Coeur d'Alene, ID

5.82

Bismarck, ND

5.15
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bicycle Repairers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

8.35

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

7.48

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

7.28

Flagstaff, AZ

7.00

Medford, OR

6.29

Fort Collins, CO

5.73

Boise City, ID

5.73

Anchorage, AK

5.23

Idaho Falls, ID

4.82

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

4.56
Areas with the highest location quotient for Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.34

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

4.28

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

4.15

The Villages, FL

4.02

Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area

3.97

Monroe, MI

3.94

Midland, MI

3.89

Northwestern Idaho nonmetropolitan area

3.73

Punta Gorda, FL

3.50

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

3.47
Areas with the highest location quotient for Motorcycle Mechanics, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Rapid City, SD

9.23

Missoula, MT

8.56

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

6.82

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

6.50

West Montana nonmetropolitan area

6.34

Southwest Montana nonmetropolitan area

5.95

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

5.72

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.56

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

5.21

Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

5.13
Areas with the highest location quotient for Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Maryland nonmetropolitan area

11.55

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA

10.83

Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

10.52

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

10.06

Barnstable Town, MA

9.17

Northwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

9.11

Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

8.86

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

8.26

Ocean City, NJ

8.11

Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

8.00
Areas with the highest location quotient for Rail Car Repairers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

13.62

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

10.82

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

5.61

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

4.97

Texarkana, TX-AR

4.26

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

4.22

North Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

3.64

Coastal Plains Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

3.05

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

2.16

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

1.97
Areas with the highest location quotient for Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

13.45

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

12.29

Arizona nonmetropolitan area

11.62

Texarkana, TX-AR

7.29

Eastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

7.11

Odessa, TX

6.93

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

6.84

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA

6.45

Fairbanks, AK

6.24

York-Hanover, PA

5.71
Areas with the highest location quotient for Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

19.74

East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

18.91

Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

18.77

South Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

18.07

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

16.73

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

15.57

Northeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

15.00

Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

12.67

Twin Falls, ID

12.03

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

11.81
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Billings, MT

2.85

Joplin, MO

2.84

Springfield, MO

2.55

Odessa, TX

2.54

Grand Island, NE

2.51

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

2.47

South Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

2.46

Laredo, TX

2.43

Midland, TX

2.42

Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

2.41
Areas with the highest location quotient for Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Homosassa Springs, FL

2.41

Farmington, NM

2.15

Fairbanks, AK

2.07

Sebring, FL

2.00

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

1.98

Punta Gorda, FL

1.91

Wichita Falls, TX

1.84

Beckley, WV

1.81

Ocala, FL

1.78

Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area

1.77
Areas with the highest location quotient for Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Alexandria, LA

6.76

Lake Charles, LA

5.25

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

4.59

Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

4.49

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

4.35

Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

4.21

Arizona nonmetropolitan area

4.10

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

3.47

Billings, MT

3.11

Baton Rouge, LA

3.04
Areas with the highest location quotient for Automotive Body and Related Repairers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

2.78

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV

2.30

Rapid City, SD

2.26

East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.23

Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

2.15

Waterbury, CT

2.13

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA

2.09

Fond du Lac, WI

2.06

Northeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

2.01

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

1.93
Areas with the highest location quotient for Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Warner Robins, GA

13.05

New Bern, NC

9.07

Wichita Falls, TX

8.04

California-Lexington Park, MD

7.59

Border Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

7.51

Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

7.31

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

5.81

Anchorage, AK

5.57

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

5.49

Wichita, KS

5.27
Areas with the highest location quotient for Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

El Paso, TX

2.52

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

2.33

San Angelo, TX

2.02

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

2.00

Portland-South Portland, ME

1.99

Jacksonville, FL

1.98

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

1.97

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

1.97

Peoria, IL

1.95

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

1.93
Areas with the highest location quotient for Audiovisual Equipment Installers and Repairers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Coeur d'Alene, ID

7.22

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

4.25

Fargo, ND-MN

4.16

Bismarck, ND

3.90

Burlington, NC

3.25

Boise City, ID

3.24

Raleigh, NC

3.22

Fort Collins, CO

2.98

Boulder, CO

2.73

Southwest Montana nonmetropolitan area

2.68
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Springfield, MO

4.65

Fargo, ND-MN

4.35

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

3.67

Salem, OR

3.61

Tucson, AZ

3.45

Kansas City, MO-KS

3.42

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

2.12

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

2.01

Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC

1.47

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

1.43
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Monroe, MI

37.86

Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

11.19

Northwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

9.96

Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area

6.72

Syracuse, NY

5.88

El Centro, CA

5.87

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

5.39

Fayetteville, NC

4.71

Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.29

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

4.28
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

East Stroudsburg, PA

34.34

Warner Robins, GA

28.26

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA

13.50

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

10.10

Midland, TX

8.46

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

7.66

New Bern, NC

7.30

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.54

Portsmouth, NH-ME

5.54

Albany, GA

5.33
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

11.38

Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

5.92

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

4.34

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

3.62

Wichita, KS

2.17

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

2.03

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

1.25

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

1.05

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

0.94

Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA

0.90
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

7.92

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

6.51

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

6.41

Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC

5.94

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

5.80

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

5.61

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

4.12

Midland, TX

4.05

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

3.83

West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

3.73
Areas with the highest location quotient for Avionics Technicians, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

California-Lexington Park, MD

22.21

Savannah, GA

14.58

New Bern, NC

10.17

Northeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

7.92

Lake Charles, LA

7.61

Huntsville, AL

4.75

Greensboro-High Point, NC

4.59

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

4.02

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN

3.99

Oklahoma City, OK

3.97
Areas with the highest location quotient for Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Anchorage, AK

2.84

Valdosta, GA

2.80

Manchester, NH

2.42

Cheyenne, WY

2.40

Baton Rouge, LA

2.35

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

2.33

Southeast-Central Idaho nonmetropolitan area

2.06

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

1.99

Northwestern Idaho nonmetropolitan area

1.96

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

1.94
Areas with the highest location quotient for Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Bend-Redmond, OR

5.46

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

4.95

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

4.19

Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

4.10

Salem, OR

4.08

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

4.05

Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

4.03

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.79

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

3.56

Canton-Massillon, OH

2.73
Areas with the highest location quotient for Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Montgomery, AL

3.67

Greenville, NC

2.88

Lubbock, TX

2.66

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

2.43

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

1.99

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN

1.98

Dover-Durham, NH-ME

1.85

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

1.78

Austin-Round Rock, TX

1.73

Manchester, NH

1.72
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

3.16

Decatur, AL

2.28

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

2.23

Midland, TX

2.22

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.07

Odessa, TX

2.05

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

2.01

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

1.97

Mobile, AL

1.96

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

1.96
Areas with the highest location quotient for Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

2.28

Midland, TX

1.92

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

1.91

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

1.86

Odessa, TX

1.82

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

1.74

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

1.68

Decatur, AL

1.67

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

1.65

Lake Charles, LA

1.64
Areas with the highest location quotient for Extraction Workers, All Other, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

317.65

Wheeling, WV-OH

94.20

Lafayette, LA

51.40

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

35.86

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

28.29

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

19.25

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

18.73

Coastal Plains Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

17.60

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

13.53

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

10.22
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Extraction Workers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

119.77

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

45.39

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

27.80

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

25.98

Farmington, NM

24.76

Odessa, TX

21.73

Midland, TX

20.42

Northwestern Idaho nonmetropolitan area

15.75

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

9.76

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

9.74
Areas with the highest location quotient for Roustabouts, Oil and Gas, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Midland, TX

83.76

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

73.16

Odessa, TX

61.66

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

48.68

Eastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

38.58

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

38.16

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

32.34

Farmington, NM

29.30

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

28.43

Casper, WY

27.45
Areas with the highest location quotient for Rock Splitters, Quarry, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Bloomington, IN

43.34

Northern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

35.02

West Montana nonmetropolitan area

31.98

Southeast-Central Idaho nonmetropolitan area

25.36

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

15.49

Kansas nonmetropolitan area

13.29

Fort Collins, CO

11.85

Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

11.74

Boulder, CO

8.24

Austin-Round Rock, TX

5.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for Underground Mining Machine Operators, All Other, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

96.22

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

72.38

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

66.95

Wheeling, WV-OH

64.70

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

26.94
Areas with the highest location quotient for Loading and Moving Machine Operators, Underground Mining, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

316.19

Wheeling, WV-OH

58.36

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

51.51

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

43.04

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

23.28

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

14.64

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

12.77

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

10.22

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

6.68

Pittsburgh, PA

4.89
Areas with the highest location quotient for Roof Bolters, Mining, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Wheeling, WV-OH

194.43

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

149.94

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

56.68
Areas with the highest location quotient for Continuous Mining Machine Operators, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

126.48

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

94.46

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

41.58

Wheeling, WV-OH

26.35

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

21.58

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

18.35

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

17.50

Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

16.41

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

14.70

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

11.36
Areas with the highest location quotient for Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

77.72

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

38.07

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

21.37

Eastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

17.32

Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

13.68

Northern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

6.51

Salt Lake City, UT

2.21

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

1.95

St. Louis, MO-IL

1.44

Kansas City, MO-KS

1.41
Areas with the highest location quotient for Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

47.80

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

11.15

Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ

11.06

Northwestern Idaho nonmetropolitan area

10.30

Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

8.58

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

8.54

Border Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

6.58

Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area

5.98

Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

4.86

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

4.78
Areas with the highest location quotient for Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators, Surface Mining, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

17.60

Eastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

15.48

Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

10.52

Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

9.46

Hill Country Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

8.60

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

7.56

Southern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

7.46

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

7.33

Fond du Lac, WI

7.01

Arizona nonmetropolitan area

6.63
Areas with the highest location quotient for Service Unit Operators, Oil and Gas, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Midland, TX

123.02

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

94.45

Odessa, TX

82.67

Greeley, CO

45.91

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

43.03

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

37.92

Farmington, NM

31.38

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

29.97

Victoria, TX

29.92

Longview, TX

27.73
Areas with the highest location quotient for Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Midland, TX

103.21

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

29.00

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

26.87

San Angelo, TX

25.77

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

21.96

Coastal Plains Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

21.91

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

21.77

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

21.24

Farmington, NM

17.67

Oklahoma City, OK

15.86
Areas with the highest location quotient for Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Midland, TX

98.35

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

79.08

Odessa, TX

65.82

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

36.97

Coastal Plains Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

34.67

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

29.99

San Angelo, TX

24.20

Farmington, NM

22.90

Casper, WY

20.49

Longview, TX

16.94
Areas with the highest location quotient for Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Lake Charles, LA

19.41

Jefferson City, MO

11.44

Baton Rouge, LA

10.28

Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

10.06

Missoula, MT

8.48

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

5.86

Charlottesville, VA

5.24

Gainesville, GA

5.16

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

4.86

Akron, OH

4.79
Areas with the highest location quotient for Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

West Montana nonmetropolitan area

7.28

Bellingham, WA

5.52

Albany, OR

5.22

East Stroudsburg, PA

5.21

Muncie, IN

5.06

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

4.65

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA

4.58

Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

4.55

Lawton, OK

4.52

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

4.48
Areas with the highest location quotient for Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

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

2.51

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

1.02

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

0.96

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

0.96

Salt Lake City, UT

0.69

Oklahoma City, OK

0.40

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

0.38

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

0.26

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

0.10
Areas with the highest location quotient for Highway Maintenance Workers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

21.17

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

11.86

Northwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

11.33

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

10.76

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

9.08

San German, PR

9.03

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

8.08

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

7.98

Central East New York nonmetropolitan area

7.92

Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area

7.34
Areas with the highest location quotient for Hazardous Materials Removal Workers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Kennewick-Richland, WA

14.84

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

4.01

Amarillo, TX

3.83

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

3.64

Anchorage, AK

3.54

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

2.97

Sumter, SC

2.96

Mobile, AL

2.82

Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area

2.81

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

2.64
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fence Erectors, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

West Montana nonmetropolitan area

9.95

Casper, WY

5.43

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

5.26

Cedar Rapids, IA

4.82

Southwest Montana nonmetropolitan area

4.03

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

3.87

Cheyenne, WY

3.80

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.53

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

3.37

Dover, DE

3.28
Areas with the highest location quotient for Elevator and Escalator Installers and Repairers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Glens Falls, NY

7.57

Salisbury, MD-DE

5.07

Urban Honolulu, HI

3.55

Roanoke, VA

3.29

Syracuse, NY

2.95

Richmond, VA

2.84

West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

2.81

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

2.75

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

2.69

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY

2.47
Areas with the highest location quotient for Construction and Building Inspectors, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

2.84

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

2.74

Watertown-Fort Drum, NY

2.69

Trenton, NJ

2.56

Northern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

2.35

California-Lexington Park, MD

2.28

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

2.22

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

2.14

Dover, DE

2.11

Central East New York nonmetropolitan area

2.10
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

16.60

Baton Rouge, LA

10.40

Lake Charles, LA

10.09

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

8.01

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

6.42

Charlottesville, VA

5.45

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

4.49

Victoria, TX

4.40

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

4.28

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

4.18
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Roofers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

15.78

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

8.01

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

3.87

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL

3.27

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

3.03

Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA

2.95

Raleigh, NC

2.62

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

2.21

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

2.18

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

2.14
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

5.55

Lake Charles, LA

5.05

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

4.77

Panama City, FL

4.58

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

4.23

Victoria, TX

4.19

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

4.15

Longview, TX

4.14

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

4.12

Baton Rouge, LA

4.11
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

14.13

Chico, CA

9.02

Bend-Redmond, OR

8.98

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

8.64

North Florida nonmetropolitan area

7.41

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

6.84

Baton Rouge, LA

6.36

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

5.76

Port St. Lucie, FL

5.53

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

5.36
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Electricians, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Mayaguez, PR

6.78

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

5.78

Lake Charles, LA

4.53

Corpus Christi, TX

4.26

Baton Rouge, LA

4.21

Panama City, FL

4.05

Asheville, NC

3.69

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

3.65

Rocky Mount, NC

3.62

Victoria, TX

3.49
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Carpenters, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

19.60

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

8.58

Ponce, PR

7.93

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

7.86

Ocean City, NJ

7.07

Mayaguez, PR

6.63

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

6.62

Eugene, OR

5.77

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

5.24

Northeast Virginia nonmetropolitan area

5.17
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Provo-Orem, UT

8.87

Stockton-Lodi, CA

7.71

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

7.25

St. George, UT

6.40

Santa Rosa, CA

5.24

Fresno, CA

3.72

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

3.45

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

3.43

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

3.38

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

3.22
Areas with the highest location quotient for Solar Photovoltaic Installers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

7.46

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

7.33

Barnstable Town, MA

7.01

Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

5.25

El Paso, TX

4.74

Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA

4.65

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

4.62

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

4.06

Modesto, CA

3.83

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

3.60
Areas with the highest location quotient for Structural Iron and Steel Workers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Rapid City, SD

6.07

Sioux Falls, SD

4.73

Pocatello, ID

4.43

Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

4.17

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

3.98

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

3.80

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

3.52

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.44

Burlington, NC

3.42

Lima, OH

3.37
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sheet Metal Workers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Warner Robins, GA

16.18

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

15.08

Oklahoma City, OK

4.29

Kalamazoo-Portage, MI

3.68

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

3.61

Elmira, NY

3.51

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

3.40

Appleton, WI

3.38

Muskegon, MI

3.36

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

3.01
Areas with the highest location quotient for Roofers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

7.44

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

7.42

Port St. Lucie, FL

6.45

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

5.89

Homosassa Springs, FL

5.78

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

5.52

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL

4.38

Longview, WA

4.23

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

4.07

Ocala, FL

4.05
Areas with the highest location quotient for Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Corpus Christi, TX

5.08

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

4.90

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

4.67

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

4.14

Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA

3.45

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

3.06

Austin-Round Rock, TX

2.73

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

2.32

Albuquerque, NM

2.10

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

2.03
Areas with the highest location quotient for Plasterers and Stucco Masons, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

St. George, UT

14.79

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

8.27

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

8.17

Reno, NV

6.56

Stockton-Lodi, CA

5.95

Tucson, AZ

5.26

Provo-Orem, UT

5.23

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

5.16

Santa Rosa, CA

5.14

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

4.59
Areas with the highest location quotient for Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Kokomo, IN

4.31

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

3.85

Lake Charles, LA

3.48

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

3.11

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

3.02

Baton Rouge, LA

2.81

St. Cloud, MN

2.67

The Villages, FL

2.59

Homosassa Springs, FL

2.42

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

2.30
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pipelayers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

7.25

Jacksonville, NC

6.86

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

6.31

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

4.75

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

4.60

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

4.47

Jackson, TN

4.37

Grand Island, NE

4.16

South Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

4.09

Northeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.93
Areas with the highest location quotient for Paperhangers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Tulsa, OK

5.63

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

4.51

Oklahoma City, OK

3.50

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

2.01

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

1.81

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

1.15

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

0.72
Areas with the highest location quotient for Painters, Construction and Maintenance, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

5.63

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

5.00

Lake Charles, LA

4.16

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

4.05

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

3.47

St. George, UT

3.36

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

3.15

Bend-Redmond, OR

3.05

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

2.99

Medford, OR

2.95
Areas with the highest location quotient for Insulation Workers, Mechanical, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Casper, WY

17.49

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

11.36

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

11.13

Odessa, TX

7.28

Evansville, IN-KY

6.18

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

6.14

Baton Rouge, LA

5.54

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

5.43

St. Cloud, MN

5.05

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

4.38
Areas with the highest location quotient for Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Baton Rouge, LA

13.91

Idaho Falls, ID

5.47

Decatur, AL

5.45

Southwest Montana nonmetropolitan area

5.45

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL

4.85

West Montana nonmetropolitan area

4.63

Mansfield, OH

4.59

Sioux Falls, SD

4.49

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

4.08

Bend-Redmond, OR

4.05
Areas with the highest location quotient for Glaziers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Sherman-Denison, TX

4.72

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

3.94

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

3.23

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

2.95

Olympia-Tumwater, WA

2.92

Salem, OR

2.91

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.80

Lynchburg, VA

2.79

Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL

2.62

Grand Junction, CO

2.58
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electricians, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Kokomo, IN

2.87

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

2.65

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

2.55

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.54

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

2.43

Casper, WY

2.26

Corpus Christi, TX

2.24

Baton Rouge, LA

2.07

Greeley, CO

2.06

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA

1.98
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tapers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Bellingham, WA

13.49

Kennewick-Richland, WA

10.10

Visalia-Porterville, CA

8.39

Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

8.30

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

8.21

Reno, NV

8.12

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

7.43

Albany, OR

7.16

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA

5.77

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

5.57
Areas with the highest location quotient for Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Visalia-Porterville, CA

5.02

Santa Rosa, CA

4.67

Salem, OR

4.45

Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA

4.45

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

4.42

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

4.09

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

3.73

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

3.59

Reno, NV

3.47

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

3.44
Areas with the highest location quotient for Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Eastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

9.94

Arizona nonmetropolitan area

7.38

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

7.16

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

5.50

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

4.95

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

4.68

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

4.04

Greeley, CO

3.86

Farmington, NM

3.67

Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.63
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pile Driver Operators, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

5.34

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

4.11

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

3.88

Jacksonville, FL

3.72

Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA

2.55

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

2.45

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

2.44

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

2.27

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

1.84

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

1.63
Areas with the highest location quotient for Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Greeley, CO

5.54

Jackson, TN

4.34

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

3.83

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

3.66

Rapid City, SD

3.57

Albany, GA

3.50

Odessa, TX

3.47

Central East New York nonmetropolitan area

3.35

Victoria, TX

3.34

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

3.21
Areas with the highest location quotient for Construction Laborers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Farmington, NM

3.51

Lake Charles, LA

3.21

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

2.93

Longview, TX

2.72

Baton Rouge, LA

2.67

The Villages, FL

2.63

St. George, UT

2.53

Greeley, CO

2.32

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

2.19

Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

2.18
Areas with the highest location quotient for Terrazzo Workers and Finishers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

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

1.67
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Merced, CA

4.88

The Villages, FL

4.47

St. George, UT

3.71

Sioux Falls, SD

3.53

Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

3.06

Lincoln, NE

2.97

Greeley, CO

2.97

Rapid City, SD

2.96

Fargo, ND-MN

2.90

Southeast-Central Idaho nonmetropolitan area

2.85
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tile and Stone Setters, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

St. George, UT

13.78

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

7.61

Santa Rosa, CA

4.74

Punta Gorda, FL

4.67

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

4.67

Salt Lake City, UT

4.33

Glens Falls, NY

4.30

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

4.29

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

4.01

Ocean City, NJ

3.99
Areas with the highest location quotient for Floor Sanders and Finishers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

6.09

Raleigh, NC

4.04

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

3.74

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

2.76

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

1.99

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

1.51

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

1.39

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

1.20

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

1.18

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

1.18
Areas with the highest location quotient for Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Billings, MT

6.62

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

6.37

Farmington, NM

6.33

Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

4.91

Southwest Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.96

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

3.58

Salem, OR

3.22

Urban Honolulu, HI

3.06

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.04

St. Louis, MO-IL

2.88
Areas with the highest location quotient for Carpet Installers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

8.63

Reno, NV

6.07

Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

3.82

Lancaster, PA

3.66

Western Washington nonmetropolitan area

3.27

North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.27

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

2.86

Salem, OR

2.62

Albuquerque, NM

2.43

Modesto, CA

2.39
Areas with the highest location quotient for Carpenters, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.85

Rapid City, SD

2.81

Coeur d'Alene, ID

2.80

St. George, UT

2.67

Southwest Montana nonmetropolitan area

2.61

Napa, CA

2.61

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

2.60

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.57

Bend-Redmond, OR

2.50

Barnstable Town, MA

2.48
Areas with the highest location quotient for Stonemasons, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

12.09

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

10.20

Santa Rosa, CA

8.88

New Bedford, MA

7.17

Southwest Montana nonmetropolitan area

7.00

Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA

6.98

Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

6.39

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

5.84

Salt Lake City, UT

4.64

Salem, OR

4.35
Areas with the highest location quotient for Brickmasons and Blockmasons, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

The Villages, FL

7.07

Peoria, IL

6.69

Provo-Orem, UT

4.57

Waco, TX

4.21

Homosassa Springs, FL

4.08

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

4.00

St. George, UT

3.86

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

3.49

Lancaster, PA

3.41

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

3.34
Areas with the highest location quotient for Boilermakers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Baton Rouge, LA

39.12

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

31.18

Lake Charles, LA

31.14

Corpus Christi, TX

9.84

Alexandria, LA

7.07

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

7.00

Anchorage, AK

6.00

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

6.00

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

5.33

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

4.46
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Midland, TX

4.75

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.06

Odessa, TX

3.50

Greeley, CO

3.43

Farmington, NM

2.91

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

2.73

Lake Charles, LA

2.51

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

2.50

West Montana nonmetropolitan area

2.49

Eastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.37
Areas with the highest location quotient for Construction and Extraction Occupations, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.43

Midland, TX

3.38

Odessa, TX

2.77

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

2.65

Eastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.60

Farmington, NM

2.54

Lake Charles, LA

2.53

Greeley, CO

2.50

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

2.47

St. George, UT

2.28
Areas with the highest location quotient for Logging Workers, All Other, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

122.61

Western Washington nonmetropolitan area

81.47

Longview, WA

70.23

Corvallis, OR

61.12

Eugene, OR

34.01

Tuscaloosa, AL

27.64

Medford, OR

27.04

North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area

23.56

South Georgia nonmetropolitan area

20.83

Bellingham, WA

16.71
Areas with the highest location quotient for Log Graders and Scalers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

48.66

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

43.63

Northwestern Idaho nonmetropolitan area

43.17

Longview, WA

41.62

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

39.62

Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

29.48

Western Washington nonmetropolitan area

29.27

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

28.79

North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area

21.72

Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area

19.73
Areas with the highest location quotient for Logging Equipment Operators, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

61.78

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

48.09

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

35.60

Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

33.92

Big Thicket Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

27.92

Longview, WA

26.65

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

25.48

Northeast South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

25.34

Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

25.30

Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

25.17
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fallers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Northwestern Idaho nonmetropolitan area

143.21

Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

64.15

Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area

36.08

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

32.16

North Valley-Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

30.02

North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area

28.22

West Montana nonmetropolitan area

22.07

Northeast Virginia nonmetropolitan area

21.48

Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

19.26

Redding, CA

15.77
Areas with the highest location quotient for Forest and Conservation Workers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

75.86

North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area

49.83

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

47.77

Northwestern Idaho nonmetropolitan area

30.64

Northwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

25.54

Sioux Falls, SD

20.44

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

18.27

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

13.94

North Valley-Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

9.56

Northeastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

8.95
Areas with the highest location quotient for Agricultural Workers, All Other, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

El Centro, CA

48.60

Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

23.39

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

22.30

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

16.90

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

14.27

Merced, CA

14.07

Salinas, CA

13.15

Southeast-Central Idaho nonmetropolitan area

12.18

Bakersfield, CA

11.47

West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

11.11
Areas with the highest location quotient for Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

22.30

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

21.43

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

14.01

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

13.91

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

13.75

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

13.61

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

11.53

Northeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

11.44

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

11.27

Hill Country Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

11.16
Areas with the highest location quotient for Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Salinas, CA

85.11

Madera, CA

79.25

Visalia-Porterville, CA

66.89

Bakersfield, CA

62.82

El Centro, CA

42.74

Merced, CA

34.71

Yuma, AZ

33.48

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

33.37

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

32.18

Fresno, CA

23.71
Areas with the highest location quotient for Agricultural Equipment Operators, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Salinas, CA

26.87

Yuma, AZ

22.87

El Centro, CA

21.75

South Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

21.55

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

20.18

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

19.00

Merced, CA

17.88

Napa, CA

17.51

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

16.28

Visalia-Porterville, CA

16.15
Areas with the highest location quotient for Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Wenatchee, WA

76.25

Yakima, WA

65.19

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

51.09

Visalia-Porterville, CA

23.56

Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

22.31

Salinas, CA

22.12

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

20.86

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

17.62

Kennewick-Richland, WA

16.86

Modesto, CA

16.41
Areas with the highest location quotient for Animal Breeders, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

1.57

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

1.26
Areas with the highest location quotient for Agricultural Inspectors, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

33.01

Yakima, WA

26.90

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

12.51

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

12.16

Southeast-Central Idaho nonmetropolitan area

10.54

North Valley-Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

10.38

Bismarck, ND

10.34

Idaho Falls, ID

9.78

Kennewick-Richland, WA

8.85

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

8.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Salinas, CA

35.22

Madera, CA

31.32

Visalia-Porterville, CA

27.48

Yuma, AZ

27.32

Napa, CA

23.75

El Centro, CA

23.03

Yakima, WA

20.38

Bakersfield, CA

18.94

Merced, CA

18.57

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

16.97
Areas with the highest location quotient for Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Salinas, CA

57.56

Madera, CA

52.72

Visalia-Porterville, CA

45.47

Bakersfield, CA

40.92

El Centro, CA

30.64

Merced, CA

24.81

Yuma, AZ

23.83

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

23.68

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

21.60

Fresno, CA

16.82
Areas with the highest location quotient for Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Gainesville, FL

19.58

Jefferson City, MO

10.54

Tallahassee, FL

9.82

Fairbanks, AK

8.81

Johnson City, TN

5.79

Carson City, NV

5.30

Lewiston, ID-WA

4.64

Iowa City, IA

4.58

Lansing-East Lansing, MI

4.21

Urban Honolulu, HI

3.29
Areas with the highest location quotient for Statistical Assistants, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Knoxville, TN

59.62

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN

18.68

Lincoln, NE

10.58

Charleston, WV

7.35

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

6.55

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

5.68

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

5.45

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

4.82

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

4.12

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

4.04
Areas with the highest location quotient for Proofreaders and Copy Markers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

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

3.18

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

2.96

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

2.52

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

2.45

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

1.91

Columbus, OH

1.71

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

1.69

Cleveland-Elyria, OH

1.56

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

1.45

Kansas City, MO-KS

1.44
Areas with the highest location quotient for Office Machine Operators, Except Computer, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Manchester, NH

6.41

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

6.18

Carson City, NV

5.74

El Paso, TX

5.43

Las Cruces, NM

5.36

Macon, GA

4.74

Watertown-Fort Drum, NY

4.19

Topeka, KS

2.94

College Station-Bryan, TX

2.54

Gainesville, GA

2.53
Areas with the highest location quotient for Office Clerks, General, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Lansing-East Lansing, MI

1.93

Carbondale-Marion, IL

1.86

Springfield, IL

1.81

Casper, WY

1.77

Champaign-Urbana, IL

1.74

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

1.73

Ponce, PR

1.64

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

1.64

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

1.62

Urban Honolulu, HI

1.61
Areas with the highest location quotient for Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Savannah, GA

10.18

Topeka, KS

6.63

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

3.93

Trenton, NJ

3.78

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

3.70

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

3.63

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

3.57

Reading, PA

3.19

Lynchburg, VA

3.06

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

2.99
Areas with the highest location quotient for Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Springfield, OH

5.20

Green Bay, WI

4.87

Olympia-Tumwater, WA

3.51

Wausau, WI

3.31

Lansing-East Lansing, MI

3.20

Columbia, SC

3.20

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

3.16

Danville, IL

2.98

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

2.90

Cheyenne, WY

2.79
Areas with the highest location quotient for Desktop Publishers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Austin-Round Rock, TX

3.38

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

2.70

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

2.50

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

2.35

Oklahoma City, OK

2.29

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

2.27

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN

2.19

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

1.80

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

1.63

Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA

1.41
Areas with the highest location quotient for Word Processors and Typists, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Ocean City, NJ

14.63

Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area

11.59

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY

9.91

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

9.83

Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

9.81

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

8.99

Kingston, NY

8.87

Watertown-Fort Drum, NY

8.77

Central East New York nonmetropolitan area

8.54

Arecibo, PR

8.48
Areas with the highest location quotient for Data Entry Keyers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Laredo, TX

4.20

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

3.48

Springfield, IL

3.20

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

2.98

San German, PR

2.94

Guayama, PR

2.63

Arecibo, PR

2.60

Columbus, GA-AL

2.39

Topeka, KS

2.38

Portsmouth, NH-ME

2.31
Areas with the highest location quotient for Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Santa Fe, NM

2.95

Northern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

2.82

Las Cruces, NM

2.74

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

2.65

Carson City, NV

2.57

Albuquerque, NM

2.51

Jefferson City, MO

2.28

Farmington, NM

2.25

Ithaca, NY

2.18

Montgomery, AL

1.99
Areas with the highest location quotient for Medical Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Rochester, MN

4.73

Mayaguez, PR

3.53

Arecibo, PR

3.53

San German, PR

3.49

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

3.10

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

2.62

Ponce, PR

2.62

Springfield, IL

2.59

Great Falls, MT

2.51

Missoula, MT

2.43
Areas with the highest location quotient for Legal Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

3.87

Charleston, WV

3.53

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

2.44

Mayaguez, PR

2.43

Arecibo, PR

2.15

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

2.10

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

2.07

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

2.04

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

2.03

Carson City, NV

1.96
Areas with the highest location quotient for Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Springfield, IL

3.00

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

2.77

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

2.77

Mayaguez, PR

2.50

Jefferson City, MO

2.41

Topeka, KS

2.40

Champaign-Urbana, IL

2.39

Lawrence, KS

2.28

Santa Fe, NM

2.19

Baton Rouge, LA

2.14
Areas with the highest location quotient for Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Harrisonburg, VA

6.31

Spartanburg, SC

6.21

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN

3.70

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

3.68

Northwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.37

Northeast South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.30

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

3.27

Longview, WA

3.23

North Valley-Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.20

Jonesboro, AR

3.18
Areas with the highest location quotient for Shipping, Receiving, and Inventory Clerks, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

3.01

Laredo, TX

2.96

Salt Lake City, UT

2.55

Spartanburg, SC

2.31

Cleveland, TN

2.12

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

2.10

Reno, NV

2.04

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

2.00

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

1.96

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

1.96
Areas with the highest location quotient for Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

3.86

Warner Robins, GA

3.21

Ithaca, NY

2.94

St. Joseph, MO-KS

2.73

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

2.64

Binghamton, NY

2.64

Battle Creek, MI

2.57

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

2.44

Longview, WA

2.02

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

2.00
Areas with the highest location quotient for Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Charleston, WV

5.50

Springfield, MA-CT

5.01

Fayetteville, NC

4.43

Greensboro-High Point, NC

4.41

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA

3.84

Manchester, NH

3.73

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

3.59

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

3.14

Trenton, NJ

3.04

Macon, GA

3.02
Areas with the highest location quotient for Postal Service Mail Carriers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

2.59

Sebring, FL

2.22

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

2.18

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

2.13

Jacksonville, NC

2.02

Gadsden, AL

2.01

Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

1.99

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

1.95

West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

1.94

Danbury, CT

1.90
Areas with the highest location quotient for Postal Service Clerks, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

6.14

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

5.63

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

5.43

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

5.37

Northeast Virginia nonmetropolitan area

4.86

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

4.76

Kingston, NY

4.74

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

4.65

Beckley, WV

4.38

East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.35
Areas with the highest location quotient for Meter Readers, Utilities, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

5.80

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

5.55

Farmington, NM

5.30

West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

5.08

Morristown, TN

4.69

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

4.52

Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

4.49

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

4.43

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

4.24

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

4.22
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Laredo, TX

3.57

Southeast-Central Idaho nonmetropolitan area

2.88

St. George, UT

2.74

Midland, TX

2.45

Gainesville, GA

2.26

Odessa, TX

1.99

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

1.90

Sioux Falls, SD

1.85

Savannah, GA

1.85

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

1.84
Areas with the highest location quotient for Public Safety Telecommunicators, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

5.54

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

4.66

Northeast Virginia nonmetropolitan area

4.19

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

4.17

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

4.14

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

4.11

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

3.79

Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.71

Northwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.67

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

3.52
Areas with the highest location quotient for Couriers and Messengers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

4.93

Arecibo, PR

4.36

Mayaguez, PR

3.86

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

3.66

Madison, WI

3.60

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

3.39

Tulsa, OK

3.18

Ponce, PR

2.45

Oklahoma City, OK

2.43

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY

2.26
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cargo and Freight Agents, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Laredo, TX

13.72

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

5.16

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

5.07

Charleston-North Charleston, SC

4.55

Urban Honolulu, HI

3.65

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN

3.50

Anchorage, AK

3.27

Bellingham, WA

3.18

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

3.07

Billings, MT

2.85
Areas with the highest location quotient for Information and Record Clerks, All Other, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Fort Collins, CO

7.00

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

6.75

Colorado Springs, CO

5.42

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

5.31

Pueblo, CO

5.15

Grand Junction, CO

4.82

Hinesville, GA

4.43

Boulder, CO

4.39

Fairbanks, AK

4.26

Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

4.24
Areas with the highest location quotient for Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

10.09

Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC

5.46

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

4.94

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

4.15

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

3.99

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

3.64

Urban Honolulu, HI

3.53

Salt Lake City, UT

3.30

Anchorage, AK

2.66

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

2.43
Areas with the highest location quotient for Receptionists and Information Clerks, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Rapid City, SD

2.51

Hot Springs, AR

2.29

Sioux Falls, SD

2.28

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

1.90

Gadsden, AL

1.84

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

1.83

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR

1.81

Eau Claire, WI

1.80

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV

1.77

North Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

1.74
Areas with the highest location quotient for Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY

7.74

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV

3.93

Trenton, NJ

2.74

Ithaca, NY

2.56

Lawton, OK

2.46

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

2.36

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

2.27

Hinesville, GA

2.26

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

2.22

Columbus, GA-AL

2.14
Areas with the highest location quotient for Order Clerks, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Oklahoma City, OK

3.31

Springfield, MO

2.76

Provo-Orem, UT

2.62

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

2.60

Medford, OR

2.48

Portland-South Portland, ME

2.43

Morristown, TN

2.42

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL

2.31

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

2.27

Reno, NV

2.16
Areas with the highest location quotient for New Accounts Clerks, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

7.23

Saginaw, MI

6.31

Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area

5.72

Columbia, MO

5.58

South Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

5.43

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

5.32

Jefferson City, MO

5.09

Casper, WY

5.09

Grants Pass, OR

5.07

West Central-Southwest New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

4.99
Areas with the highest location quotient for Loan Interviewers and Clerks, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Columbia, MO

5.17

Sioux Falls, SD

2.99

Wausau, WI

2.63

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.57

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

2.41

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

2.39

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.35

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL

2.31

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

2.21

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

2.17
Areas with the highest location quotient for Library Assistants, Clerical, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Ann Arbor, MI

9.00

Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

5.40

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

5.02

Ocean City, NJ

4.69

Jackson, MI

4.58

Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

4.51

Bay City, MI

4.41

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

4.27

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

4.26

Bellingham, WA

4.20
Areas with the highest location quotient for Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Arecibo, PR

4.55

Topeka, KS

4.08

Lawrence, KS

3.97

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

3.41

Jonesboro, AR

3.37

North Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

3.23

San German, PR

3.00

Hot Springs, AR

3.00

Hammond, LA

2.98

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

2.92
Areas with the highest location quotient for Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Ocean City, NJ

9.10

Flagstaff, AZ

6.98

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

6.37

Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

6.02

Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

5.84

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

5.81

Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

5.72

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

5.68

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

5.08

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.92
Areas with the highest location quotient for File Clerks, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Dover, DE

3.36

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

3.19

State College, PA

3.19

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

2.93

Tallahassee, FL

2.66

Chattanooga, TN-GA

2.54

Las Cruces, NM

2.39

Ocean City, NJ

2.39

Gainesville, FL

2.27

Lawton, OK

2.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Yuma, AZ

7.30

Jefferson City, MO

6.84

Fresno, CA

6.52

Olympia-Tumwater, WA

6.10

Topeka, KS

5.61

Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

4.80

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.61

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA

4.23

Altoona, PA

3.82

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

3.72
Areas with the highest location quotient for Customer Service Representatives, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Johnson City, TN

2.45

Provo-Orem, UT

2.22

Albany, GA

2.10

Lawrence, KS

1.99

Salt Lake City, UT

1.99

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

1.96

Saginaw, MI

1.86

Abilene, TX

1.79

Yuma, AZ

1.73

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

1.66
Areas with the highest location quotient for Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Sioux Falls, SD

13.18

Rapid City, SD

6.22

Winchester, VA-WV

6.16

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

3.60

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

3.49

Fort Wayne, IN

3.26

Fargo, ND-MN

3.18

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

2.88

Baton Rouge, LA

2.64

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL

2.47
Areas with the highest location quotient for Court, Municipal, and License Clerks, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

5.46

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

5.33

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

5.31

Carson City, NV

4.67

Border Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

4.39

Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

4.30

Dover, DE

4.21

Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

4.19

Grand Junction, CO

4.07

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

3.99
Areas with the highest location quotient for Correspondence Clerks, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC

6.01

Portland-South Portland, ME

4.80

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY

4.01

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

2.77

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

2.61

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

2.28

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

1.80

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

1.73

Richmond, VA

1.59

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

1.54
Areas with the highest location quotient for Brokerage Clerks, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Trenton, NJ

6.58

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

3.42

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

3.06

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

2.66

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

2.60

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

2.59

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

2.47

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY

2.24

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

2.19

Portland-South Portland, ME

2.11
Areas with the highest location quotient for Financial Clerks, All Other, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Charleston, WV

5.37

Columbus, OH

4.11

Trenton, NJ

3.28

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL

3.25

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

3.01

Utica-Rome, NY

2.69

Lubbock, TX

2.65

Amarillo, TX

2.62

Richmond, VA

2.57

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

2.47
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tellers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

3.70

East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.44

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

3.26

West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

2.98

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

2.80

Johnstown, PA

2.76

Sheboygan, WI

2.66

West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

2.54

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

2.50

Pine Bluff, AR

2.43
Areas with the highest location quotient for Procurement Clerks, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Hinesville, GA

5.21

Jefferson City, MO

4.15

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

4.04

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

3.96

Bloomington, IL

3.91

Lawton, OK

3.86

Charleston, WV

3.72

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

3.53

Warner Robins, GA

3.42

Texarkana, TX-AR

3.32
Areas with the highest location quotient for Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA

1.88

Bakersfield, CA

1.86

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN

1.70

Enid, OK

1.67

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL

1.64

El Centro, CA

1.62

Glens Falls, NY

1.58

Yuma, AZ

1.58

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

1.54

Laredo, TX

1.54
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gambling Cage Workers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

36.45

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

28.86

Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

23.19

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

21.56

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

21.43

Lawton, OK

19.40

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

15.38

North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area

13.22

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

12.58

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

11.89
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.62

Rapid City, SD

2.43

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.26

Sioux Falls, SD

1.95

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

1.84

West Montana nonmetropolitan area

1.83

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

1.77

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

1.69

Utica-Rome, NY

1.66

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

1.66
Areas with the highest location quotient for Billing and Posting Clerks, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Fond du Lac, WI

3.49

Mayaguez, PR

3.48

Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

2.41

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

2.36

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

2.02

Ponce, PR

1.98

Flint, MI

1.96

Iowa City, IA

1.95

Arecibo, PR

1.93

San German, PR

1.87
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bill and Account Collectors, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

San Angelo, TX

8.43

Sioux Falls, SD

5.39

Johnson City, TN

3.87

Sherman-Denison, TX

3.80

Danville, IL

3.72

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY

3.70

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.79

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA

2.65

Greensboro-High Point, NC

2.60

Rapid City, SD

2.59
Areas with the highest location quotient for Communications Equipment Operators, All Other, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

15.03

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

1.20

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

0.59
Areas with the highest location quotient for Telephone Operators, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

22.10

Urban Honolulu, HI

11.14

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

6.98

Knoxville, TN

5.91

Trenton, NJ

5.48

Chattanooga, TN-GA

4.80

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

4.23

Tucson, AZ

3.29

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

3.09

Kansas City, MO-KS

2.34
Areas with the highest location quotient for Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Cumberland, MD-WV

7.19

Lafayette, LA

3.58

Chico, CA

3.50

Carbondale-Marion, IL

3.46

Dothan, AL

2.91

Mobile, AL

2.78

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

2.76

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

2.76

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

2.73

Kankakee, IL

2.61
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Johnson City, TN

1.99

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

1.92

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

1.87

Mayaguez, PR

1.85

Cleveland, TN

1.77

Danbury, CT

1.74

Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

1.69

Knoxville, TN

1.67

Columbia, SC

1.67

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

1.66
Areas with the highest location quotient for Office and Administrative Support Occupations, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Johnson City, TN

1.41

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

1.34

Jefferson City, MO

1.30

Mayaguez, PR

1.29

Laredo, TX

1.28

Macon, GA

1.25

Carson City, NV

1.25

Salt Lake City, UT

1.24

Columbia, SC

1.24

Arecibo, PR

1.23
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sales and Related Workers, All Other, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Napa, CA

5.93

Victoria, TX

4.04

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

3.48

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

3.32

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

2.89

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA

2.86

Santa Rosa, CA

2.79

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

2.69

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

2.52

Boulder, CO

2.47
Areas with the highest location quotient for Door-to-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

4.05

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

3.04

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

2.63

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

2.63

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

2.49

Austin-Round Rock, TX

2.14

Columbus, OH

2.07

Rochester, NY

1.66

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN

1.63

Knoxville, TN

1.61
Areas with the highest location quotient for Telemarketers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

16.99

El Paso, TX

8.95

Canton-Massillon, OH

7.56

Southeast-Central Idaho nonmetropolitan area

6.98

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

5.89

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

5.85

Springfield, MO

5.09

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

4.17

Lincoln, NE

3.88

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

3.82
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sales Engineers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

7.72

Boulder, CO

4.17

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA

3.97

Austin-Round Rock, TX

3.01

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

2.80

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

2.53

Raleigh, NC

2.46

Madison, WI

2.26

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

2.26

Fort Collins, CO

1.99
Areas with the highest location quotient for Real Estate Sales Agents, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

5.43

Prescott, AZ

4.02

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

3.83

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

3.70

The Villages, FL

3.56

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

3.48

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

3.45

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

3.33

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

3.31

West Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.25
Areas with the highest location quotient for Real Estate Brokers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Fort Collins, CO

8.47

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

6.46

Portland-South Portland, ME

5.82

Tucson, AZ

4.17

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

3.83

Medford, OR

3.43

Charlottesville, VA

3.43

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

3.42

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

3.36

Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA

3.15
Areas with the highest location quotient for Models, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Salt Lake City, UT

8.32

Cleveland-Elyria, OH

4.43

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

3.29

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

2.70
Areas with the highest location quotient for Demonstrators and Product Promoters, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Napa, CA

51.62

Walla Walla, WA

25.82

Santa Rosa, CA

14.57

Kennewick-Richland, WA

11.94

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA

11.47

Wenatchee, WA

10.14

Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

6.09

Charlottesville, VA

5.45

Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

5.26

Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

4.68
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

2.11

Dalton, GA

1.93

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

1.83

Sioux Falls, SD

1.67

Janesville-Beloit, WI

1.67

Wausau, WI

1.64

Green Bay, WI

1.63

Kalamazoo-Portage, MI

1.61

Akron, OH

1.60

Michigan City-La Porte, IN

1.58
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

3.58

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

3.43

Austin-Round Rock, TX

2.83

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

2.54

Chattanooga, TN-GA

2.48

Oklahoma City, OK

2.36

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

2.30

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.25

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

2.16

Madison, WI

2.15
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sales Representatives of Services, Except Advertising, Insurance, Financial Services, and Travel, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

2.41

Boulder, CO

2.39

Provo-Orem, UT

1.74

Austin-Round Rock, TX

1.61

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

1.56

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

1.53

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

1.52

Raleigh, NC

1.51

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

1.48

Midland, TX

1.44
Areas with the highest location quotient for Travel Agents, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

6.39

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

5.83

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

4.66

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.59

Eugene, OR

3.22

Flagstaff, AZ

2.95

Savannah, GA

2.72

Charleston, WV

2.58

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.32

Anchorage, AK

2.29
Areas with the highest location quotient for Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

3.16

The Villages, FL

2.88

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

2.24

Trenton, NJ

2.23

Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC

2.07

Jacksonville, FL

1.71

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

1.67

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

1.65

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

1.61

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

1.60
Areas with the highest location quotient for Insurance Sales Agents, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL

2.57

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

2.35

Columbia, MO

2.28

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

2.24

Dubuque, IA

2.18

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

2.00

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

1.82

South Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

1.82

Hot Springs, AR

1.76

Great Falls, MT

1.72
Areas with the highest location quotient for Advertising Sales Agents, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

3.08

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

2.72

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

2.47

Fargo, ND-MN

2.20

Springfield, IL

2.17

Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area

1.93

Rapid City, SD

1.89

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

1.67

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

1.67

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

1.61
Areas with the highest location quotient for Retail Salespersons, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Arecibo, PR

2.71

Mayaguez, PR

2.28

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

2.20

Ponce, PR

2.17

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

2.08

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

1.88

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV

1.87

Punta Gorda, FL

1.86

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

1.78

Sebring, FL

1.78
Areas with the highest location quotient for Parts Salespersons, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

3.06

Arecibo, PR

2.84

Odessa, TX

2.75

Sioux Falls, SD

2.73

Billings, MT

2.65

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

2.62

Great Falls, MT

2.52

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.49

Dothan, AL

2.49

Bangor, ME

2.40
Areas with the highest location quotient for Counter and Rental Clerks, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Panama City, FL

2.75

Wenatchee, WA

2.36

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

2.30

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

2.22

Casper, WY

2.12

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.12

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

2.10

Jacksonville, NC

2.00

Redding, CA

1.99

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

1.97
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gambling Change Persons and Booth Cashiers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

33.02

Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

30.89

Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH

24.86

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

19.18

Lawton, OK

19.16

Utica-Rome, NY

18.24

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

17.65

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

14.97

Beckley, WV

13.62

Rapid City, SD

13.46
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cashiers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Arecibo, PR

2.35

Guayama, PR

2.33

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

2.26

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

2.22

San German, PR

2.15

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

2.10

Ponce, PR

2.08

Northeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

2.01

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

1.96

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

1.96
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Madison, WI

2.35

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

2.23

Green Bay, WI

2.16

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

2.14

Portsmouth, NH-ME

2.11

Appleton, WI

2.08

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

1.98

Raleigh, NC

1.94

Wausau, WI

1.89

Janesville-Beloit, WI

1.80
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Arecibo, PR

2.91

Guayama, PR

2.60

Mayaguez, PR

2.54

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

2.51

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

2.48

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

2.37

Ponce, PR

2.35

San German, PR

2.15

Muskegon, MI

2.09

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

2.06
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sales and Related Occupations, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Arecibo, PR

1.77

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

1.65

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

1.61

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

1.60

Mayaguez, PR

1.57

Muskegon, MI

1.51

Ponce, PR

1.51

Sebring, FL

1.42

Guayama, PR

1.41

Jacksonville, NC

1.40
Areas with the highest location quotient for Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

42.89

Albany, OR

41.26

Eugene, OR

36.94

Salem, OR

32.76

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

32.26

Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

23.76

Medford, OR

22.99

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

16.48

Corvallis, OR

9.29

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

7.22
Areas with the highest location quotient for Residential Advisors, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Rapid City, SD

10.02

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

7.59

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

7.08

Cumberland, MD-WV

6.82

Champaign-Urbana, IL

5.22

Mankato-North Mankato, MN

4.98

New Bedford, MA

4.74

Jackson, TN

4.70

Dover, DE

4.65

St. George, UT

4.52
Areas with the highest location quotient for Recreation Workers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Ann Arbor, MI

7.99

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

4.97

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

3.52

Lawrence, KS

3.21

Flagstaff, AZ

3.16

Ocean City, NJ

2.98

Tallahassee, FL

2.89

Chico, CA

2.78

Sheboygan, WI

2.72

Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

2.51
Areas with the highest location quotient for Exercise Trainers and Group Fitness Instructors, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Lawrence, KS

3.74

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.84

Missoula, MT

2.47

Billings, MT

2.47

Bend-Redmond, OR

2.39

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

2.16

Bismarck, ND

2.07

West Montana nonmetropolitan area

2.05

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

2.04

Corvallis, OR

2.04
Areas with the highest location quotient for Childcare Workers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

5.12

East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.79

Fargo, ND-MN

3.45

Hammond, LA

3.11

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

3.00

Bismarck, ND

2.83

Lincoln, NE

2.81

Sumter, SC

2.70

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

2.69

Portland-South Portland, ME

2.68
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tour and Travel Guides, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Flagstaff, AZ

17.54

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

16.29

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

13.57

Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

11.50

East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

11.05

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

9.42

Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

9.42

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

9.30

Beckley, WV

9.26

Northwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

9.21
Areas with the highest location quotient for Concierges, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

9.90

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

6.75

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

4.70

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

4.57

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

3.93

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

3.80

Brunswick, GA

3.17

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

3.17

Staunton-Waynesboro, VA

3.10

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

3.09
Areas with the highest location quotient for Baggage Porters and Bellhops, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

17.74

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

11.60

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

10.07

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

9.79

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

8.60

Napa, CA

6.76

Urban Honolulu, HI

6.31

East Stroudsburg, PA

4.35

Brunswick, GA

4.10

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

4.06
Areas with the highest location quotient for Skincare Specialists, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL

4.71

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

3.80

Knoxville, TN

2.76

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

2.60

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

2.54

Barnstable Town, MA

2.42

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

2.31

Flagstaff, AZ

2.28

Boise City, ID

2.27

Coeur d'Alene, ID

2.21
Areas with the highest location quotient for Shampooers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

6.34

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

5.96

Pittsburgh, PA

5.91

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

5.56

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

3.61

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

3.28

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

3.14

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

3.08

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

3.04

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

2.69
Areas with the highest location quotient for Manicurists and Pedicurists, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

4.27

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

3.39

Danbury, CT

3.20

Waterbury, CT

3.07

Alexandria, LA

2.78

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

2.78

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

2.76

Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA

2.70

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

2.66

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

2.62
Areas with the highest location quotient for Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

11.35

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

9.66

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

3.68

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

2.06

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

1.19

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

0.75
Areas with the highest location quotient for Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Altoona, PA

2.90

Ocean City, NJ

2.56

Johnstown, PA

2.50

The Villages, FL

2.27

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

2.21

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

2.13

Reading, PA

2.12

Pittsburgh, PA

2.05

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

2.03

East Stroudsburg, PA

2.02
Areas with the highest location quotient for Barbers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Columbus, GA-AL

4.65

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

3.22

Sioux Falls, SD

2.69

Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL

2.61

Colorado Springs, CO

2.34

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN

2.24

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

2.18

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL

2.16

Salt Lake City, UT

2.09

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

2.09
Areas with the highest location quotient for Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Arrangers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area

4.79

Springfield, OH

4.67

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

4.00

Williamsport, PA

3.88

Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

3.75

Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

3.68

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

3.67

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

3.66

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

3.52

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

3.41
Areas with the highest location quotient for Funeral Attendants, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV

7.75

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

5.42

Maryland nonmetropolitan area

5.33

Monroe, MI

4.93

Roanoke, VA

4.88

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

4.50

West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

4.35

Northeast South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.19

Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH

4.16

Sumter, SC

4.06
Areas with the highest location quotient for Crematory Operators, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN

2.14

Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC

1.82

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

1.72

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN

1.54

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

1.19

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

0.73

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

0.73
Areas with the highest location quotient for Embalmers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

17.71

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

11.81

Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

9.93

Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC

4.06

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN

3.66

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

2.35

Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA

1.54

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

1.50

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

1.26

St. Louis, MO-IL

0.97
Areas with the highest location quotient for Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers, All Other, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Johnson City, TN

15.26

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

11.62

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

8.67

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

7.04

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

5.64

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

5.45

Knoxville, TN

4.87

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

4.37

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

3.71

Salt Lake City, UT

2.89
Areas with the highest location quotient for Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Kalamazoo-Portage, MI

8.33

Columbia, MO

7.47

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

6.93

Dubuque, IA

6.57

St. Louis, MO-IL

6.18

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

6.04

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

5.42

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

4.90

Springfield, MO

4.77

Anchorage, AK

4.61
Areas with the highest location quotient for Costume Attendants, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

6.81

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

5.30

Lancaster, PA

4.54

Salt Lake City, UT

2.90

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

2.84

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

2.48

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

2.07

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

1.96

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY

1.81

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

1.41
Areas with the highest location quotient for Amusement and Recreation Attendants, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

8.00

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

4.80

Ocean City, NJ

4.50

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

4.43

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

4.07

East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

3.83

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

3.51

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

3.32

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

3.18

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.18
Areas with the highest location quotient for Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

6.87

Midland, TX

4.46

Knoxville, TN

3.97

Charlottesville, VA

3.66

Austin-Round Rock, TX

2.60

Greensboro-High Point, NC

2.59

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

2.56

Lubbock, TX

2.46

Killeen-Temple, TX

2.42

Wichita Falls, TX

2.35
Areas with the highest location quotient for Motion Picture Projectionists, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

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

0.51

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

0.49
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gambling Service Workers, All Other, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

43.38

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

25.52

Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

24.88

Duluth, MN-WI

16.72

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

15.62

Anchorage, AK

13.44

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

13.25

Carson City, NV

12.83

Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

12.00

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

11.15
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gambling and Sports Book Writers and Runners, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

40.55

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

23.47

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

20.28

Southwest Montana nonmetropolitan area

19.04

Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

18.88

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

14.36

Reno, NV

11.93

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

10.05

Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

8.07

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

6.73
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gambling Dealers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

54.34

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

26.94

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

24.34

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

18.38

Reno, NV

9.33

Bismarck, ND

8.66

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

7.10

Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

6.96

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.73

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.52
Areas with the highest location quotient for Animal Caretakers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Lexington-Fayette, KY

4.34

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA

3.80

Ocala, FL

3.56

Jacksonville, NC

2.73

Hot Springs, AR

2.68

Dover-Durham, NH-ME

2.43

Santa Fe, NM

2.34

Lawrence, KS

2.31

Asheville, NC

2.26

Muncie, IN

2.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for Animal Trainers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Ocala, FL

8.28

Lexington-Fayette, KY

6.21

Santa Fe, NM

5.71

Anchorage, AK

5.11

West Montana nonmetropolitan area

5.09

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

4.88

Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI

4.04

Danbury, CT

3.86

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

3.34

Urban Honolulu, HI

3.00
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Ocean City, NJ

4.97

Johnstown, PA

4.36

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

4.10

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

3.58

Cumberland, MD-WV

3.28

Erie, PA

2.90

Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.67

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

2.56

Maryland nonmetropolitan area

2.51

Reading, PA

2.47
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Entertainment and Recreation Workers, Except Gambling Services, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

4.56

Ocean City, NJ

4.14

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

4.12

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.73

East Stroudsburg, PA

3.69

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

3.22

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

3.15

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

3.05

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

2.99

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

2.95
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Gambling Services Workers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

42.30

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

25.05

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

23.85

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

17.47

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

12.66

Reno, NV

9.72

Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

7.87

Great Falls, MT

7.76

Lawton, OK

7.67

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

7.51
Areas with the highest location quotient for Personal Care and Service Occupations, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

2.97

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

2.20

Ocean City, NJ

2.08

Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI

1.98

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

1.95

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

1.84

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

1.84

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

1.79

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

1.78

Bismarck, ND

1.76
Areas with the highest location quotient for Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

9.30

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

8.97

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

8.03

Maryland nonmetropolitan area

7.54

Santa Rosa, CA

7.27

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

7.18

Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

6.26

North Valley-Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

5.98

Missoula, MT

5.62

Bend-Redmond, OR

5.56
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tree Trimmers and Pruners, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Santa Rosa, CA

5.17

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

4.65

Eugene, OR

3.86

Medford, OR

3.80

Barnstable Town, MA

3.25

Rochester, NY

3.17

Western Washington nonmetropolitan area

3.16

Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.13

Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

3.09

Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

2.95
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

21.05

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

14.90

Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

12.73

East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

9.89

Salinas, CA

9.53

West Montana nonmetropolitan area

9.25

West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

8.11

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

7.97

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

7.43

Madera, CA

7.20
Areas with the highest location quotient for Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Port St. Lucie, FL

4.55

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

4.07

Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

3.97

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

3.97

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

3.53

Barnstable Town, MA

3.50

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

3.45

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

3.27

The Villages, FL

3.05

Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

2.90
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pest Control Workers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Madera, CA

5.10

Homosassa Springs, FL

4.67

Punta Gorda, FL

4.58

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

3.87

Auburn-Opelika, AL

3.85

Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.42

Brunswick, GA

3.42

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

3.20

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

3.12

Yuba City, CA

3.08
Areas with the highest location quotient for Building Cleaning Workers, All Other, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Salisbury, MD-DE

10.76

Alexandria, LA

8.37

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

5.51

Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

5.20

Greeley, CO

5.01

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

4.24

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

3.50

Eugene, OR

3.12

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

2.73

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

2.62
Areas with the highest location quotient for Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

5.73

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

5.06

Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

4.30

Ocean City, NJ

4.05

Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

3.72

Flagstaff, AZ

3.56

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

3.50

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

3.36

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

3.17

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

3.14
Areas with the highest location quotient for Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Ponce, PR

3.06

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

2.23

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

2.06

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

2.02

Mayaguez, PR

2.00

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA

1.85

Border Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

1.82

Monroe, LA

1.72

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

1.70

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

1.70
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Barnstable Town, MA

5.76

Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

5.75

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

3.70

Madera, CA

3.30

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.12

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

3.07

The Villages, FL

2.91

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

2.85

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

2.76

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

2.73
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

4.06

Brunswick, GA

3.58

Ponce, PR

3.17

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

3.09

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

2.72

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

2.65

Sumter, SC

2.61

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

2.57

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

2.55

Cheyenne, WY

2.36
Areas with the highest location quotient for Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

2.65

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

2.39

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.37

Ponce, PR

2.18

Ocean City, NJ

2.16

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

2.03

Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

1.95

Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

1.93

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

1.88

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

1.87
Areas with the highest location quotient for Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

8.72

Hammond, LA

8.66

Napa, CA

7.26

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

5.66

Maryland nonmetropolitan area

5.59

Ocean City, NJ

5.27

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

4.97

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

4.86

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

4.80

Lake Charles, LA

4.51
Areas with the highest location quotient for Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

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

3.64

Ocean City, NJ

3.32

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

2.96

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

2.92

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

2.76

East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

2.73

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

2.61

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

2.61

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

2.57

Napa, CA

2.53
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dishwashers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

3.46

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

3.20

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

2.91

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

2.53

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

2.40

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

2.38

Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.35

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

2.33

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

2.32

Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

2.28
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

4.18

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

3.77

Ithaca, NY

3.43

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

3.31

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

3.26

Napa, CA

3.19

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

2.76

Ocean City, NJ

2.75

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA

2.60

Cleveland, TN

2.55
Areas with the highest location quotient for Food Servers, Nonrestaurant, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

3.69

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.05

Grand Forks, ND-MN

3.01

Utica-Rome, NY

2.92

Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

2.89

Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

2.85

Lancaster, PA

2.71

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

2.71

Duluth, MN-WI

2.68

Mankato-North Mankato, MN

2.59
Areas with the highest location quotient for Waiters and Waitresses, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

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

3.01

Ocean City, NJ

3.00

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

2.87

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

2.73

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

2.70

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

2.63

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

2.53

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

2.52

East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

2.51

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

2.45
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fast Food and Counter Workers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Flagstaff, AZ

2.38

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

2.26

Muskegon, MI

2.11

Bay City, MI

2.02

Lawrence, KS

1.98

Muncie, IN

1.93

Kokomo, IN

1.89

Grants Pass, OR

1.82

Rapid City, SD

1.78

Valdosta, GA

1.75
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bartenders, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

3.77

Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

3.74

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.57

West Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.27

Southwest Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.20

Northwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

3.07

Northeastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

3.00

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

2.92

Duluth, MN-WI

2.92

Ocean City, NJ

2.89
Areas with the highest location quotient for Food Preparation Workers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Hammond, LA

3.28

Monroe, LA

3.16

Lafayette, LA

3.02

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

2.99

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

2.98

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

2.73

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

2.65

Alexandria, LA

2.63

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

2.62

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

2.55
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cooks, All Other, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

7.75

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

7.25

Johnson City, TN

6.50

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

6.50

East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

6.26

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

5.70

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

5.64

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

5.62

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

5.46

Flagstaff, AZ

5.12
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cooks, Short Order, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

West Central-Southwest New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

6.63

Dover-Durham, NH-ME

6.25

Rapid City, SD

6.25

Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

5.96

Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

5.95

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.77

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

5.11

Portsmouth, NH-ME

4.99

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.73

Manchester, NH

4.61
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cooks, Restaurant, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

2.92

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

2.84

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.79

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

2.70

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

2.43

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

2.34

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

2.32

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

2.30

Santa Fe, NM

2.25

Ocean City, NJ

2.23
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Guayama, PR

6.97

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

5.96

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

4.99

San German, PR

4.73

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

4.63

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

4.31

Arecibo, PR

4.08

Carbondale-Marion, IL

4.00

East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.71

Ponce, PR

3.71
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cooks, Fast Food, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Jacksonville, NC

7.85

Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY

6.40

Fayetteville, NC

6.36

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

5.89

Southeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

5.87

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

5.73

Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

5.60

Greenville, NC

5.43

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

5.41

Goldsboro, NC

5.35
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

1.97

Jacksonville, NC

1.92

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

1.92

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

1.87

Auburn-Opelika, AL

1.85

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

1.79

Gadsden, AL

1.73

Lawrence, KS

1.72

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

1.72

Flagstaff, AZ

1.70
Areas with the highest location quotient for Chefs and Head Cooks, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

3.94

Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

3.72

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

3.50

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

3.49

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

3.38

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

3.36

Danbury, CT

3.35

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

3.04

Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI

3.01

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.95
Areas with the highest location quotient for Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

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

2.05

Ocean City, NJ

1.99

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

1.98

Flagstaff, AZ

1.90

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

1.89

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

1.83

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

1.77

Jacksonville, NC

1.75

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

1.72

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

1.71
Areas with the highest location quotient for Protective Service Workers, All Other, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

7.47

Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

6.93

Yuba City, CA

6.14

Merced, CA

5.73

Modesto, CA

4.82

Madera, CA

4.74

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

4.72

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA

4.55

Chico, CA

4.54

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

4.54
Areas with the highest location quotient for School Bus Monitors, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Kingston, NY

7.44

Rochester, NY

5.75

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY

5.30

Central East New York nonmetropolitan area

4.83

Watertown-Fort Drum, NY

4.82

Farmington, NM

4.39

Glens Falls, NY

4.24

Syracuse, NY

4.03

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

3.65

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

3.64
Areas with the highest location quotient for Transportation Security Screeners, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

3.20

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

3.19

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

2.61

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

2.32

Savannah, GA

1.93

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

1.88

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

1.79

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

1.67

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

1.64

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

1.63
Areas with the highest location quotient for Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

East Stroudsburg, PA

8.25

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

7.95

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

4.58

Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

4.18

Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

3.72

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

3.36

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

3.13

South Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

3.08

Maryland nonmetropolitan area

2.98

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

2.91
Areas with the highest location quotient for Crossing Guards and Flaggers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

4.73

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

4.61

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

4.59

Pueblo, CO

3.68

Waterbury, CT

3.56

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

3.52

Bangor, ME

3.50

Portland-South Portland, ME

3.37

State College, PA

3.25

Pittsburgh, PA

3.17
Areas with the highest location quotient for Security Guards, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

4.61

Charleston, WV

4.32

Flint, MI

2.63

Mayaguez, PR

2.60

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

2.55

Urban Honolulu, HI

2.37

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

2.21

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

2.20

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

1.98

Jackson, MS

1.89
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gambling Surveillance Officers and Gambling Investigators, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

60.08

Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

45.57

Lawton, OK

33.89

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

30.27

Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

26.00

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

18.83

Fort Smith, AR-OK

17.18

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

16.48

Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI

16.19

North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area

14.93
Areas with the highest location quotient for Private Detectives and Investigators, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

5.85

Salem, OR

4.31

Tyler, TX

2.77

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

2.67

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

2.55

Tallahassee, FL

2.53

Waterbury, CT

2.53

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

2.46

Pueblo, CO

2.32

North Florida nonmetropolitan area

2.25
Areas with the highest location quotient for Animal Control Workers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Central East New York nonmetropolitan area

9.85

Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

7.95

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

6.28

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

6.07

Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area

5.93

Northern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

5.00

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

4.88

Arizona nonmetropolitan area

4.69

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

4.67

Coastal Plains Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

4.61
Areas with the highest location quotient for Transit and Railroad Police, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

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

6.10

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

3.71

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

1.60
Areas with the highest location quotient for Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

4.08

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

2.40

Arizona nonmetropolitan area

2.36

Gadsden, AL

2.33

Border Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

2.33

Alexandria, LA

2.22

Northeast South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

2.19

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

2.17

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

2.15

Hinesville, GA

2.13
Areas with the highest location quotient for Parking Enforcement Workers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Reading, PA

4.59

Boise City, ID

4.05

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

3.85

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

3.39

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

3.07

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

2.79

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

2.67

Charleston-North Charleston, SC

2.67

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

2.51

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

2.50
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fish and Game Wardens, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

21.06

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

17.51

Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

17.21

North Florida nonmetropolitan area

16.25

Arizona nonmetropolitan area

15.01

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

14.59

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

11.23

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

10.06

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

10.06

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

10.00
Areas with the highest location quotient for Detectives and Criminal Investigators, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Border Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

36.58

Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ

32.92

Laredo, TX

17.44

El Centro, CA

16.21

Coastal Plains Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

14.89

Yuma, AZ

14.81

Las Cruces, NM

9.95

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

7.66

El Paso, TX

7.65

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

7.61
Areas with the highest location quotient for Correctional Officers and Jailers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Pine Bluff, AR

14.10

North Florida nonmetropolitan area

11.08

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

10.60

The Villages, FL

9.88

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

9.74

Hill Country Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

9.35

El Centro, CA

8.33

Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

8.03

Glens Falls, NY

7.64

Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

7.44
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bailiffs, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Macon, GA

17.84

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

12.04

East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

8.49

Northeast Virginia nonmetropolitan area

8.07

Northwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

7.53

Glens Falls, NY

6.66

Portland-South Portland, ME

6.43

Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

6.05

Champaign-Urbana, IL

5.64

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.62
Areas with the highest location quotient for Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

South Georgia nonmetropolitan area

32.61

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

30.98

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

28.56

Rapid City, SD

27.76

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

24.05

North Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

22.22

Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area

18.83

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

11.78

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

11.72

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

5.29
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fire Inspectors and Investigators, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

9.96

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

6.70

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

6.65

Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI

3.93

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

3.92

Utica-Rome, NY

2.84

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

2.80

Trenton, NJ

2.73

Columbus, OH

2.70

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

2.70
Areas with the highest location quotient for Firefighters, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

6.63

North Valley-Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

5.11

North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.76

Redding, CA

3.67

Arizona nonmetropolitan area

3.49

Fayetteville, NC

3.40

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

3.35

Hinesville, GA

2.98

Chico, CA

2.93

The Villages, FL

2.83
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Protective Service Workers, All Other, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

5.87

Hattiesburg, MS

4.88

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

4.84

Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

4.79

Flagstaff, AZ

4.76

Pueblo, CO

4.39

Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI

4.17

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

3.81

Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

3.63

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.57
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Security Workers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

4.74

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

4.59

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

3.30

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

3.13

Lawton, OK

3.04

Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

3.01

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

3.00

Flint, MI

2.87

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

2.75

Knoxville, TN

2.68
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Firefighting and Prevention Workers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

4.30

Las Cruces, NM

4.24

Prescott, AZ

4.17

Valdosta, GA

3.79

Arizona nonmetropolitan area

3.69

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

3.55

Hammond, LA

3.35

Rome, GA

3.31

Bellingham, WA

3.17

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

3.15
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Springfield, IL

4.51

Albany, GA

4.45

Hinesville, GA

4.25

Brunswick, GA

4.17

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

4.00

Arizona nonmetropolitan area

3.70

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

3.44

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

3.39

Columbus, GA-AL

3.31

California-Lexington Park, MD

3.14
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

North Florida nonmetropolitan area

47.08

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

16.39

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

15.33

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

12.79

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

12.74

Baton Rouge, LA

12.50

The Villages, FL

11.04

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

11.04

West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

10.96

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

9.83
Areas with the highest location quotient for Protective Service Occupations, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

3.65

Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ

3.01

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

2.98

North Florida nonmetropolitan area

2.87

Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.81

Arizona nonmetropolitan area

2.59

Pine Bluff, AR

2.59

El Centro, CA

2.42

Border Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

2.39

The Villages, FL

2.32
Areas with the highest location quotient for Healthcare Support Workers, All Other, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Burlington, NC

7.25

Rochester, MN

5.81

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

5.76

Arizona nonmetropolitan area

4.70

Fayetteville, NC

4.34

Hammond, LA

4.33

Urban Honolulu, HI

4.27

Cumberland, MD-WV

4.14

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

3.64

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

3.61
Areas with the highest location quotient for Phlebotomists, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Charleston, WV

3.75

Saginaw, MI

3.52

Lewiston, ID-WA

3.12

Monroe, LA

3.05

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

2.99

Lima, OH

2.85

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

2.78

Tyler, TX

2.69

Springfield, IL

2.44

Alexandria, LA

2.35
Areas with the highest location quotient for Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Ithaca, NY

4.50

Corvallis, OR

3.32

Ames, IA

3.25

Monroe, MI

3.09

Athens-Clarke County, GA

2.97

Manhattan, KS

2.78

Charlottesville, VA

2.65

Staunton-Waynesboro, VA

2.44

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

2.40

Auburn-Opelika, AL

2.37
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pharmacy Aides, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

San German, PR

10.03

Guayama, PR

8.80

Arecibo, PR

8.67

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

7.23

Ponce, PR

6.94

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

6.71

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

6.41

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

6.13

Mayaguez, PR

5.70

Oklahoma City, OK

3.37
Areas with the highest location quotient for Medical Transcriptionists, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

8.10

Saginaw, MI

3.56

Olympia-Tumwater, WA

3.27

Rapid City, SD

3.06

Redding, CA

2.91

Knoxville, TN

2.85

Punta Gorda, FL

2.76

Gainesville, FL

2.71

Corvallis, OR

2.63

Sioux Falls, SD

2.61
Areas with the highest location quotient for Medical Equipment Preparers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Morgantown, WV

4.24

Iowa City, IA

3.79

Sioux Falls, SD

3.11

Billings, MT

2.92

Bend-Redmond, OR

2.78

Columbia, MO

2.70

Ann Arbor, MI

2.70

Chico, CA

2.54

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA

2.50

Winston-Salem, NC

2.34
Areas with the highest location quotient for Medical Assistants, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Rochester, MN

3.83

Gadsden, AL

2.39

Macon, GA

2.32

The Villages, FL

2.27

Redding, CA

2.19

Las Cruces, NM

2.18

Albuquerque, NM

2.17

Florence, SC

2.09

Gainesville, GA

2.06

Bangor, ME

2.02
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dental Assistants, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Provo-Orem, UT

2.47

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

2.43

Arecibo, PR

2.33

Sherman-Denison, TX

2.24

Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

2.03

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

2.00

St. George, UT

1.93

Fayetteville, NC

1.93

Modesto, CA

1.92

Dalton, GA

1.90
Areas with the highest location quotient for Massage Therapists, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

7.26

Colorado Springs, CO

4.77

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

4.16

Napa, CA

3.57

Fort Collins, CO

3.47

Pittsfield, MA

3.43

Anchorage, AK

3.33

Urban Honolulu, HI

3.17

Bellingham, WA

3.15

St. George, UT

3.15
Areas with the highest location quotient for Physical Therapist Aides, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Lake Charles, LA

6.03

Charlottesville, VA

5.40

Pocatello, ID

4.48

Logan, UT-ID

4.45

Gadsden, AL

4.42

Wichita Falls, TX

4.31

Abilene, TX

4.25

Redding, CA

3.75

Rome, GA

3.60

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

3.58
Areas with the highest location quotient for Physical Therapist Assistants, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Gadsden, AL

4.62

Jonesboro, AR

3.77

Victoria, TX

3.57

Cumberland, MD-WV

3.31

Homosassa Springs, FL

3.22

Lima, OH

2.99

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA

2.77

Bowling Green, KY

2.75

North Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

2.66

Hot Springs, AR

2.64
Areas with the highest location quotient for Occupational Therapy Aides, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

17.95

Lafayette, LA

15.96

Baton Rouge, LA

9.76

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

8.89

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA

5.64

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

3.62

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

3.00

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN

2.88

St. Louis, MO-IL

2.15

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

2.05
Areas with the highest location quotient for Occupational Therapy Assistants, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Cumberland, MD-WV

6.68

Johnstown, PA

4.94

Homosassa Springs, FL

4.39

Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH

3.80

Canton-Massillon, OH

3.69

Jonesboro, AR

3.61

Victoria, TX

3.50

Lima, OH

3.44

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA

3.26

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

3.15
Areas with the highest location quotient for Psychiatric Aides, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Tuscaloosa, AL

25.47

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

21.22

Tallahassee, FL

20.76

Jackson, MS

15.68

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

14.32

Utica-Rome, NY

14.03

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

12.33

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

10.39

Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

9.93

Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

8.17
Areas with the highest location quotient for Orderlies, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

7.53

York-Hanover, PA

5.02

Trenton, NJ

4.26

Mayaguez, PR

3.55

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

3.53

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

3.00

Florence, SC

2.98

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

2.83

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA

2.81

Lubbock, TX

2.74
Areas with the highest location quotient for Nursing Assistants, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Goldsboro, NC

3.58

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

3.01

Bismarck, ND

2.86

Rome, GA

2.51

Grand Forks, ND-MN

2.50

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

2.41

Sebring, FL

2.40

Greenville, NC

2.38

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

2.38

Hot Springs, AR

2.36
Areas with the highest location quotient for Home Health and Personal Care Aides, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

6.25

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

5.37

El Centro, CA

4.10

Grants Pass, OR

3.94

North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.24

Laredo, TX

3.14

Las Cruces, NM

2.95

Coastal Plains Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

2.88

Midland, MI

2.85

Chico, CA

2.80
Areas with the highest location quotient for Healthcare Support Occupations, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

3.75

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

3.26

Grants Pass, OR

2.73

El Centro, CA

2.53

North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.15

Redding, CA

2.10

Las Cruces, NM

2.09

Chico, CA

2.09

Midland, MI

2.04

Laredo, TX

2.01
Areas with the highest location quotient for Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

14.96

Hammond, LA

11.32

Lafayette, LA

9.56

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

9.26

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

6.87

Baton Rouge, LA

6.87

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

6.30

Monroe, LA

6.11

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

6.06

Carson City, NV

5.70
Areas with the highest location quotient for Surgical Assistants, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Bend-Redmond, OR

7.27

Rochester, MN

7.03

Medford, OR

6.70

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

6.56

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

6.52

Knoxville, TN

5.22

Portsmouth, NH-ME

5.09

Dover-Durham, NH-ME

5.03

Johnson City, TN

4.55

Tulsa, OK

3.51
Areas with the highest location quotient for Genetic Counselors, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

14.05

Pittsburgh, PA

4.82

Madison, WI

4.34

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

2.82

Salt Lake City, UT

2.77

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

2.51

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

2.34

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

2.34

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

2.17

St. Louis, MO-IL

2.15
Areas with the highest location quotient for Athletic Trainers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Lawrence, KS

6.42

Tyler, TX

3.90

Harrisonburg, VA

3.73

Rochester, MN

3.45

Charlottesville, VA

3.41

State College, PA

3.30

Gainesville, FL

3.15

Mankato-North Mankato, MN

3.14

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

2.98

Florence, SC

2.73
Areas with the highest location quotient for Health Information Technologists and Medical Registrars, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Tulsa, OK

5.13

Sioux Falls, SD

5.13

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

5.04

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

4.54

Topeka, KS

4.17

Anchorage, AK

3.81

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

3.74

Rochester, MN

3.73

Columbia, MO

3.65

Kansas City, MO-KS

3.37
Areas with the highest location quotient for Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

6.08

Alexandria, LA

3.75

Midland, MI

3.74

Fairbanks, AK

3.65

Rochester, MN

3.25

Kennewick-Richland, WA

3.01

Sebring, FL

2.88

Lake Charles, LA

2.79

Columbia, MO

2.69

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

2.65
Areas with the highest location quotient for Hearing Aid Specialists, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

3.48

Ann Arbor, MI

3.47

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

3.28

Salt Lake City, UT

2.95

Savannah, GA

2.86

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

2.12

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

1.99

Syracuse, NY

1.96

Urban Honolulu, HI

1.80

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

1.79
Areas with the highest location quotient for Orthotists and Prosthetists, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Duluth, MN-WI

4.93

Gainesville, FL

3.65

Portland-South Portland, ME

3.07

Reno, NV

2.92

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR

2.57

Asheville, NC

2.52

Jackson, MS

2.24

Dayton, OH

2.15

Colorado Springs, CO

2.11

Winston-Salem, NC

2.11
Areas with the highest location quotient for Opticians, Dispensing, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Arecibo, PR

4.34

Rocky Mount, NC

3.63

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

3.26

Muncie, IN

3.16

Grand Island, NE

3.14

Mayaguez, PR

2.81

Bismarck, ND

2.69

Carbondale-Marion, IL

2.65

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

2.56

Grand Forks, ND-MN

2.54
Areas with the highest location quotient for Medical Records Specialists, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Fairbanks, AK

5.07

Anchorage, AK

4.01

Iowa City, IA

3.22

Bangor, ME

3.21

Greenville, NC

3.17

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

3.02

Sioux Falls, SD

2.87

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

2.64

Jackson, TN

2.61

Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH

2.52
Areas with the highest location quotient for Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

4.45

Rochester, MN

4.19

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

4.03

Monroe, LA

3.46

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.12

Hammond, LA

3.09

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

3.06

Hot Springs, AR

3.01

Pine Bluff, AR

2.99

Alexandria, LA

2.98
Areas with the highest location quotient for Ophthalmic Medical Technicians, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Rocky Mount, NC

6.54

Hattiesburg, MS

5.04

Wilmington, NC

4.36

Albany, GA

4.32

Dothan, AL

3.82

Erie, PA

3.17

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

3.04

Wichita Falls, TX

2.98

Bismarck, ND

2.96

Great Falls, MT

2.86
Areas with the highest location quotient for Veterinary Technologists and Technicians, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Ithaca, NY

4.85

Manhattan, KS

4.23

Auburn-Opelika, AL

4.08

Corvallis, OR

3.85

Homosassa Springs, FL

3.67

Fort Collins, CO

3.16

Ames, IA

3.04

Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN

2.97

Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

2.95

Dover-Durham, NH-ME

2.81
Areas with the highest location quotient for Surgical Technologists, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Ponce, PR

4.47

Hattiesburg, MS

4.11

Mayaguez, PR

3.34

Carbondale-Marion, IL

2.87

Rochester, MN

2.86

Enid, OK

2.86

Dothan, AL

2.73

Morgantown, WV

2.70

Ann Arbor, MI

2.61

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

2.57
Areas with the highest location quotient for Psychiatric Technicians, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Kankakee, IL

28.95

Napa, CA

12.11

Springfield, MO

8.00

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

7.62

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL

7.29

Jacksonville, NC

6.22

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

6.18

Evansville, IN-KY

5.46

Prescott, AZ

4.64

Columbia, MO

4.47
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pharmacy Technicians, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

3.78

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

3.49

Arecibo, PR

3.35

San German, PR

3.20

Morgantown, WV

2.41

Guayama, PR

2.40

Ponce, PR

2.33

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

2.15

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

2.14

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

2.09
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dietetic Technicians, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

9.61

Jackson, MI

7.75

North Valley-Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

5.51

Yuba City, CA

5.05

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

4.79

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

4.69

Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

3.92

Columbia, SC

3.87

Greensboro-High Point, NC

3.87

Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

3.85
Areas with the highest location quotient for Paramedics, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

4.78

Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.67

San German, PR

4.48

Jackson, TN

4.14

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

4.09

West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

3.70

West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

3.63

Johnstown, PA

3.47

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

3.46

Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area

3.38
Areas with the highest location quotient for Emergency Medical Technicians, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

7.53

East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.77

Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

4.46

Northwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

4.27

Johnstown, PA

4.21

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

3.87

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.76

Northeast Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.75

Western Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

3.43

Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

3.40
Areas with the highest location quotient for Medical Dosimetrists, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Dayton, OH

4.47

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

2.78

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

2.05

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

1.78

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

1.59

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN

1.49

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

1.34

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

1.31

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

1.10

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

1.07
Areas with the highest location quotient for Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

4.42

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

3.60

Ocala, FL

3.43

Champaign-Urbana, IL

3.41

New Bedford, MA

3.35

Kankakee, IL

3.14

Springfield, IL

3.12

Greenville, NC

3.03

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

2.98

Carbondale-Marion, IL

2.92
Areas with the highest location quotient for Radiologic Technologists and Technicians, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Rochester, MN

4.71

Morgantown, WV

2.52

Rome, GA

2.36

Ann Arbor, MI

2.34

Tyler, TX

2.32

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL

2.24

Gainesville, FL

2.16

The Villages, FL

2.13

Sioux Falls, SD

2.13

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

2.12
Areas with the highest location quotient for Nuclear Medicine Technologists, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

3.00

Port St. Lucie, FL

2.52

Gainesville, FL

2.46

Rochester, MN

2.29

Canton-Massillon, OH

2.23

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

2.14

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.11

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

2.11

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

2.06

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

2.00
Areas with the highest location quotient for Diagnostic Medical Sonographers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Rochester, MN

4.08

Greenville, NC

3.75

Morgantown, WV

3.15

Ann Arbor, MI

2.50

Charleston, WV

2.42

Sioux Falls, SD

2.38

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

2.29

Dayton, OH

2.28

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

2.24

Springfield, IL

2.17
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Ponce, PR

7.63

The Villages, FL

3.95

Alexandria, LA

3.73

Macon, GA

3.59

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL

2.92

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

2.91

Ann Arbor, MI

2.89

Mobile, AL

2.81

Greenville, NC

2.71

Saginaw, MI

2.67
Areas with the highest location quotient for Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Burlington, NC

9.07

Rochester, MN

4.20

Charlottesville, VA

3.10

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

2.72

Arecibo, PR

2.65

Salt Lake City, UT

2.64

Madison, WI

2.63

San German, PR

2.51

Gainesville, FL

2.38

Roanoke, VA

2.30
Areas with the highest location quotient for Healthcare Diagnosing or Treating Practitioners, All Other, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

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

10.46

Iowa City, IA

9.66

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

5.79

Ann Arbor, MI

4.83

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

4.52

Morgantown, WV

4.12

New Haven, CT

3.20

College Station-Bryan, TX

2.99

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

2.91

Fayetteville, NC

2.90
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dental Hygienists, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

2.51

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

2.30

Pocatello, ID

2.12

St. George, UT

2.10

Flint, MI

2.07

Wausau, WI

2.03

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

1.97

Danbury, CT

1.89

Kokomo, IN

1.87

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA

1.85
Areas with the highest location quotient for Acupuncturists, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Anchorage, AK

8.26

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

5.74

Urban Honolulu, HI

5.59

Fort Collins, CO

5.49

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

5.05

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

4.87

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

3.77

Portland-South Portland, ME

3.31

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

3.28

Boulder, CO

3.28
Areas with the highest location quotient for Surgeons, All Other, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Rochester, MN

36.38

Springfield, IL

6.08

Charleston, WV

5.97

Morgantown, WV

5.43

Sioux Falls, SD

5.01

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

4.73

St. Cloud, MN

4.21

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

4.01

Madison, WI

4.00

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

3.78
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pediatric Surgeons, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

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

1.94
Areas with the highest location quotient for Orthopedic Surgeons, Except Pediatric, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Rochester, MN

12.50

Lynchburg, VA

8.56

Waterbury, CT

4.15

Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

2.83

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

2.78

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

2.77

Trenton, NJ

2.11

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

1.89

Portland-South Portland, ME

1.86

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

1.84
Areas with the highest location quotient for Ophthalmologists, Except Pediatric, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Cleveland-Elyria, OH

8.40

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY

5.76

West Montana nonmetropolitan area

4.48

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

3.56

Eugene, OR

2.66

Salisbury, MD-DE

2.34

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA

2.23

Boulder, CO

2.15

Urban Honolulu, HI

2.13

Stockton-Lodi, CA

1.97
Areas with the highest location quotient for Physicians, All Other, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Rochester, MN

5.36

Greenville, NC

3.52

Charlottesville, VA

3.35

Champaign-Urbana, IL

3.18

Killeen-Temple, TX

3.16

Ann Arbor, MI

3.10

Pittsburgh, PA

3.06

Springfield, IL

2.90

Corvallis, OR

2.86

Midland, MI

2.83
Areas with the highest location quotient for Radiologists, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Rochester, MN

14.93

Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

7.50

Albuquerque, NM

5.66

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

4.22

Santa Fe, NM

3.83

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN

3.80

Lincoln, NE

3.70

Las Cruces, NM

3.38

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

3.29

Charlottesville, VA

3.11
Areas with the highest location quotient for Psychiatrists, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA

5.36

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

3.89

Staunton-Waynesboro, VA

3.69

Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.02

West Central-Southwest New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

2.84

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

2.69

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

2.46

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

2.42

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

2.35

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

2.34
Areas with the highest location quotient for Physicians, Pathologists, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Rochester, MN

6.69

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

5.05

Madison, WI

4.79

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

4.38

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

4.27

Springfield, MA-CT

3.09

Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC

2.53

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

2.43

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR

2.07

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA

1.82
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pediatricians, General, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Champaign-Urbana, IL

4.26

Springfield, IL

4.15

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

3.67

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

3.13

Kalamazoo-Portage, MI

3.04

Dayton, OH

2.87

Asheville, NC

2.79

Ann Arbor, MI

2.72

Trenton, NJ

2.64

Urban Honolulu, HI

2.54
Areas with the highest location quotient for Obstetricians and Gynecologists, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Champaign-Urbana, IL

5.52

Springfield, IL

5.33

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

4.07

Columbus, OH

3.40

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA

3.11

Danbury, CT

3.06

Syracuse, NY

2.73

Fayetteville, NC

2.73

St. Cloud, MN

2.63

Urban Honolulu, HI

2.49
Areas with the highest location quotient for Neurologists, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

7.47

Anchorage, AK

3.65

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

2.87

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

2.82

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY

2.24

Boulder, CO

2.16

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

1.99

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

1.75

Colorado Springs, CO

1.42

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

1.40
Areas with the highest location quotient for General Internal Medicine Physicians, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN

5.95

Punta Gorda, FL

5.76

Athens-Clarke County, GA

4.95

South Georgia nonmetropolitan area

4.20

Flint, MI

4.04

Midland, MI

3.78

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

3.28

Homosassa Springs, FL

3.16

Twin Falls, ID

3.08

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN

3.04
Areas with the highest location quotient for Family Medicine Physicians, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Rochester, MN

7.93

Grand Junction, CO

6.24

Lawton, OK

5.90

Reading, PA

4.28

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

3.93

Fairbanks, AK

3.81

Akron, OH

3.49

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR

3.45

St. Joseph, MO-KS

3.42

Port St. Lucie, FL

3.42
Areas with the highest location quotient for Emergency Medicine Physicians, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

8.93

Winchester, VA-WV

7.29

Port St. Lucie, FL

6.96

West Central-Southwest New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

5.95

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN

5.36

Fort Collins, CO

5.16

Medford, OR

4.79

Corvallis, OR

4.42

Sheboygan, WI

3.97

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

3.94
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dermatologists, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Rochester, MN

24.08

Oklahoma City, OK

4.64

Colorado Springs, CO

4.58

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

4.11

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

2.60

Lexington-Fayette, KY

2.56

Dayton, OH

2.55

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

2.46

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

2.22

Tucson, AZ

1.92
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cardiologists, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Pueblo, CO

8.20

Cedar Rapids, IA

5.22

Champaign-Urbana, IL

5.06

Albuquerque, NM

4.43

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

4.07

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

3.27

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL

3.25

Binghamton, NY

2.84

Manchester, NH

2.67

Salisbury, MD-DE

2.66
Areas with the highest location quotient for Anesthesiologists, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Rochester, MN

5.68

Reno, NV

4.80

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

4.63

Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH

4.38

Tulsa, OK

3.97

Florence, SC

3.41

Dothan, AL

3.40

Kalamazoo-Portage, MI

2.47

Madison, WI

2.43

Gainesville, GA

2.39
Areas with the highest location quotient for Audiologists, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Rochester, MN

10.19

Lynchburg, VA

3.32

Urban Honolulu, HI

3.17

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY

2.50

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

2.45

Worcester, MA-CT

2.32

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

2.13

Colorado Springs, CO

2.10

New Haven, CT

1.97

Lancaster, PA

1.97
Areas with the highest location quotient for Nurse Practitioners, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Rochester, MN

5.92

Johnson City, TN

3.35

Hot Springs, AR

3.00

Chattanooga, TN-GA

3.00

Hattiesburg, MS

2.98

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

2.78

Champaign-Urbana, IL

2.72

Jackson, MS

2.65

Knoxville, TN

2.62

Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA

2.52
Areas with the highest location quotient for Nurse Midwives, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Rochester, MN

18.98

Anchorage, AK

6.81

Champaign-Urbana, IL

6.57

Springfield, MA-CT

4.05

Syracuse, NY

3.63

New Haven, CT

3.57

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

3.41

Knoxville, TN

2.45

Albuquerque, NM

2.42

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

1.93
Areas with the highest location quotient for Nurse Anesthetists, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Rochester, MN

13.63

Ann Arbor, MI

7.74

Dothan, AL

6.91

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

3.89

Duluth, MN-WI

3.73

Johnson City, TN

3.71

Sioux Falls, SD

3.61

Homosassa Springs, FL

3.49

Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

3.44

Flint, MI

3.37
Areas with the highest location quotient for Registered Nurses, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

3.14

Morgantown, WV

2.90

Rochester, MN

2.77

Ann Arbor, MI

2.37

Iowa City, IA

2.26

Sioux Falls, SD

2.21

Mayaguez, PR

2.15

Greenville, NC

2.13

Gainesville, FL

2.11

Carbondale-Marion, IL

1.96
Areas with the highest location quotient for Veterinarians, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Ames, IA

4.33

Corvallis, OR

3.21

West Montana nonmetropolitan area

2.93

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

2.83

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

2.69

Staunton-Waynesboro, VA

2.55

Fort Collins, CO

2.55

Manhattan, KS

2.47

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

2.47

Ocala, FL

2.45
Areas with the highest location quotient for Therapists, All Other, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

10.01

Macon, GA

5.72

Savannah, GA

5.69

Janesville-Beloit, WI

5.59

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

5.18

Baton Rouge, LA

5.07

Jefferson City, MO

4.97

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

4.51

Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

4.38

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

4.31
Areas with the highest location quotient for Exercise Physiologists, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Boise City, ID

8.03

Colorado Springs, CO

6.52

Erie, PA

6.33

Tulsa, OK

4.03

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

3.24

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA

3.09

Columbia, SC

2.68

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

2.39

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

2.25

Oklahoma City, OK

2.20
Areas with the highest location quotient for Speech-Language Pathologists, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Greenville, NC

2.65

Victoria, TX

2.40

Monroe, LA

2.35

Bay City, MI

2.29

Gadsden, AL

2.26

Colorado Springs, CO

2.03

Las Cruces, NM

2.01

Kingston, NY

1.97

Midland, MI

1.93

Jonesboro, AR

1.91
Areas with the highest location quotient for Respiratory Therapists, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Morgantown, WV

4.66

Victoria, TX

3.23

Saginaw, MI

3.09

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

3.03

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

2.75

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

2.53

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL

2.48

Texarkana, TX-AR

2.40

Tyler, TX

2.36

Rome, GA

2.36
Areas with the highest location quotient for Recreational Therapists, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Northern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

10.99

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

7.47

Kansas nonmetropolitan area

7.41

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA

5.67

Topeka, KS

5.58

Iowa City, IA

4.78

Wichita, KS

3.96

Columbia, MO

3.65

Ann Arbor, MI

3.55

Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.41
Areas with the highest location quotient for Radiation Therapists, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Columbia, MO

5.51

Wausau, WI

5.01

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

4.38

Green Bay, WI

3.06

Toledo, OH

2.62

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

2.36

Fort Collins, CO

2.32

Dayton, OH

2.09

Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL

2.04

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

1.91
Areas with the highest location quotient for Physical Therapists, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

2.26

Homosassa Springs, FL

2.16

Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

2.12

Las Cruces, NM

2.11

Dover-Durham, NH-ME

2.04

Missoula, MT

2.02

Punta Gorda, FL

2.00

Victoria, TX

1.92

Bay City, MI

1.92

West Montana nonmetropolitan area

1.88
Areas with the highest location quotient for Occupational Therapists, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Cumberland, MD-WV

2.86

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

2.68

Johnstown, PA

2.41

Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

2.36

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

2.33

Homosassa Springs, FL

2.26

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

2.23

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

2.20

Bismarck, ND

2.14

Bay City, MI

2.11
Areas with the highest location quotient for Podiatrists, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

7.90

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

6.47

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA

4.12

New Haven, CT

4.08

Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

2.38

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

2.15

Tucson, AZ

1.97

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

1.96

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

1.78

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

1.75
Areas with the highest location quotient for Physician Assistants, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Rochester, MN

9.85

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC

3.68

Iowa City, IA

3.66

Ann Arbor, MI

3.15

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

2.74

Corvallis, OR

2.69

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

2.62

Winston-Salem, NC

2.61

Dover-Durham, NH-ME

2.56

Danbury, CT

2.54
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pharmacists, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Morgantown, WV

3.06

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

2.60

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

2.48

Rochester, MN

2.44

Iowa City, IA

1.87

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

1.75

Beckley, WV

1.72

Springfield, IL

1.72

Lexington-Fayette, KY

1.71

Fargo, ND-MN

1.70
Areas with the highest location quotient for Optometrists, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Rocky Mount, NC

3.46

Albany, GA

3.05

Rochester, MN

2.63

Carbondale-Marion, IL

2.56

St. Cloud, MN

2.44

Redding, CA

2.37

Erie, PA

2.24

Bismarck, ND

2.21

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

2.19

Dothan, AL

2.08
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dietitians and Nutritionists, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Morgantown, WV

3.31

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

2.97

Beckley, WV

2.61

Rochester, MN

2.51

Cumberland, MD-WV

2.31

Elmira, NY

2.22

Greenville, NC

2.04

Billings, MT

2.02

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

2.01

New Bedford, MA

1.95
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dentists, All Other Specialists, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Arizona nonmetropolitan area

10.42

Urban Honolulu, HI

9.54

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL

5.78

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

4.15

Dayton, OH

2.76

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

1.26

Cleveland-Elyria, OH

1.17

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

0.95

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

0.56

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

0.43
Areas with the highest location quotient for Orthodontists, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Rochester, NY

5.81

Fort Wayne, IN

4.48

Cleveland-Elyria, OH

3.95

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

3.52

Wichita, KS

2.79

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

2.43

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

1.03

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

0.80

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

0.76
Areas with the highest location quotient for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA

6.43

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN

5.21

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

4.82

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

3.74

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

2.51

Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC

2.23

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

0.82
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dentists, General, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

2.98

Las Cruces, NM

2.17

Farmington, NM

2.09

Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area

2.01

Santa Fe, NM

1.96

Rockford, IL

1.86

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

1.85

Asheville, NC

1.81

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

1.81

Northwestern Idaho nonmetropolitan area

1.79
Areas with the highest location quotient for Chiropractors, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

3.54

Missoula, MT

3.45

Bismarck, ND

3.39

West Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.36

Sioux Falls, SD

3.13

Western Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

3.09

Dubuque, IA

3.07

Grand Island, NE

3.00

South Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

2.83

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

2.70
Areas with the highest location quotient for Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Rochester, MN

3.56

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

2.91

Morgantown, WV

2.23

Ann Arbor, MI

1.99

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

1.82

Greenville, NC

1.82

Iowa City, IA

1.75

Gainesville, FL

1.70

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

1.69

Sioux Falls, SD

1.68
Areas with the highest location quotient for Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

California-Lexington Park, MD

13.05

Urban Honolulu, HI

7.53

Colorado Springs, CO

7.09

Cedar Rapids, IA

6.42

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

5.81

Trenton, NJ

5.18

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC

4.50

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

4.46

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

3.85

Savannah, GA

3.44
Areas with the highest location quotient for Film and Video Editors, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

6.67

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

3.23

Logan, UT-ID

2.80

Missoula, MT

2.56

Gainesville, FL

2.14

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

1.76

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

1.68

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

1.56

Tallahassee, FL

1.51

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

1.43
Areas with the highest location quotient for Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Film, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Missoula, MT

4.63

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

3.59

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

3.55

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

3.35

Provo-Orem, UT

3.01

Albuquerque, NM

2.51

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

2.48

Wilmington, NC

2.47

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

2.19

Trenton, NJ

1.99
Areas with the highest location quotient for Photographers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

5.01

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

3.85

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

2.76

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

2.24

Flagstaff, AZ

2.22

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

2.22

Killeen-Temple, TX

2.17

Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area

2.03

Tallahassee, FL

1.93

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA

1.90
Areas with the highest location quotient for Lighting Technicians, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

76.23

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

7.83

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

6.47

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

3.36

Salt Lake City, UT

3.00

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

2.36

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

1.92

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

1.48

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

1.12

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

1.02
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sound Engineering Technicians, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

6.69

Salt Lake City, UT

3.38

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

3.16

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

2.93

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

2.53

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

2.18

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

1.76

Trenton, NJ

1.64

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

1.53

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

1.41
Areas with the highest location quotient for Broadcast Technicians, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

6.57

Odessa, TX

2.58

Missoula, MT

2.25

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

2.18

Springfield, IL

1.90

Lansing-East Lansing, MI

1.86

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

1.85

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

1.80

Tyler, TX

1.80

Evansville, IN-KY

1.79
Areas with the highest location quotient for Audio and Video Technicians, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

5.68

Salt Lake City, UT

4.38

Charlottesville, VA

4.00

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

3.52

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

3.16

Kankakee, IL

2.84

Springfield, IL

2.79

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

2.66

St. George, UT

2.56

Yuma, AZ

2.54
Areas with the highest location quotient for Media and Communication Workers, All Other, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

9.45

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

5.55

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

4.61

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

3.58

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

3.18

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

2.81

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

2.41

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

2.05

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

1.97

Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area

1.95
Areas with the highest location quotient for Court Reporters and Simultaneous Captioners, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Bloomington, IN

6.47

Terre Haute, IN

6.26

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

4.55

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

3.98

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

3.82

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

3.40

Evansville, IN-KY

2.98

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

2.84

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA

2.65

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

2.64
Areas with the highest location quotient for Interpreters and Translators, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Salinas, CA

11.54

Idaho Falls, ID

6.10

Harrisonburg, VA

5.05

Rochester, MN

4.27

Madera, CA

2.77

Colorado Springs, CO

2.55

Lubbock, TX

2.54

Lexington-Fayette, KY

2.48

Tucson, AZ

2.48

Sioux Falls, SD

2.43
Areas with the highest location quotient for Writers and Authors, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Boulder, CO

3.79

Provo-Orem, UT

3.37

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

3.09

Santa Fe, NM

2.93

Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

2.70

Raleigh, NC

2.64

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

2.43

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

2.33

Charlottesville, VA

2.30

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

2.13
Areas with the highest location quotient for Technical Writers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

California-Lexington Park, MD

6.15

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

4.57

Huntsville, AL

4.31

Boulder, CO

4.01

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

3.39

Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ

3.33

Raleigh, NC

2.95

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

2.92

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

2.68

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

2.55
Areas with the highest location quotient for Editors, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

3.24

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

3.21

Charlottesville, VA

2.94

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

2.80

Boulder, CO

2.36

Kankakee, IL

2.25

Danbury, CT

1.97

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

1.92

Champaign-Urbana, IL

1.87

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

1.70
Areas with the highest location quotient for Public Relations Specialists, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

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

4.16

Ithaca, NY

3.19

Jefferson City, MO

3.01

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

2.67

Boulder, CO

2.61

Columbia, MO

2.54

Lansing-East Lansing, MI

2.46

Olympia-Tumwater, WA

2.29

Ames, IA

2.27

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

2.17
Areas with the highest location quotient for News Analysts, Reporters, and Journalists, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

South Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

3.14

Fargo, ND-MN

2.91

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

2.85

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

2.46

Terre Haute, IN

2.31

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.23

Rapid City, SD

2.21

Billings, MT

2.17

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

2.16

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

2.14
Areas with the highest location quotient for Broadcast Announcers and Radio Disc Jockeys, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.38

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.94

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

3.81

State College, PA

3.38

Fargo, ND-MN

3.23

Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI

3.22

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

3.13

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

2.98

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

2.96

Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

2.94
Areas with the highest location quotient for Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

45.28

Baton Rouge, LA

13.13

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

8.54

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

7.51

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

5.78

Lincoln, NE

3.47

Savannah, GA

3.30

Provo-Orem, UT

3.21

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

3.14

Colorado Springs, CO

2.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for Disc Jockeys, Except Radio, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Sioux Falls, SD

7.12

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

5.02

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY

2.80

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

2.67

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

2.65

Cleveland-Elyria, OH

2.05

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

1.84

Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC

1.79

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

1.72

Columbus, OH

1.34
Areas with the highest location quotient for Musicians and Singers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

11.10

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

5.79

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

5.57

Corvallis, OR

4.97

Eugene, OR

4.26

Albany, OR

3.86

Urban Honolulu, HI

3.65

Battle Creek, MI

3.40

Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL

3.05

Ann Arbor, MI

3.03
Areas with the highest location quotient for Music Directors and Composers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Bend-Redmond, OR

7.56

Syracuse, NY

6.47

Urban Honolulu, HI

6.12

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

5.76

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

5.50

Rochester, NY

4.79

Southwest Montana nonmetropolitan area

4.50

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

3.74

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

2.89

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

2.77
Areas with the highest location quotient for Choreographers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Sioux Falls, SD

15.75

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

12.99

Lincoln, NE

10.97

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

9.23

Baton Rouge, LA

5.39

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

4.02

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

3.53

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

3.38

Columbia, SC

3.06

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

2.87
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dancers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

12.96

Urban Honolulu, HI

6.85

Lincoln, NE

5.48

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

5.08

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

3.86

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

3.31

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

2.94

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

2.79

Salt Lake City, UT

1.45

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

1.41
Areas with the highest location quotient for Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Lawrence, KS

41.92

Bismarck, ND

13.48

Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

11.35

Provo-Orem, UT

11.24

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

8.96

Greeley, CO

6.59

Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area

6.34

Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

6.18

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

5.49

Champaign-Urbana, IL

5.48
Areas with the highest location quotient for Coaches and Scouts, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

4.14

Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

3.68

Wenatchee, WA

3.13

Kansas nonmetropolitan area

3.11

Dubuque, IA

3.10

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

2.97

Manhattan, KS

2.97

Lawrence, KS

2.96

Monroe, MI

2.88

Canton-Massillon, OH

2.73
Areas with the highest location quotient for Athletes and Sports Competitors, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

7.46

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

4.15

Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC

3.63

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

3.58

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

3.50

Salt Lake City, UT

3.48

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

3.31

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

3.08

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

2.91

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN

2.87
Areas with the highest location quotient for Producers and Directors, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

6.14

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

2.93

Springfield, IL

2.88

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

1.96

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

1.68

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

1.58

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

1.37

Missoula, MT

1.27

Santa Fe, NM

1.26

Austin-Round Rock, TX

1.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for Actors, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

11.60

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

5.49

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

5.14

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

4.55

East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

2.24

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

2.03

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

1.31

Salt Lake City, UT

1.27

Pittsburgh, PA

1.01

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

0.94
Areas with the highest location quotient for Designers, All Other, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

7.05

Baton Rouge, LA

6.75

Monroe, LA

5.41

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

3.89

Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

3.82

Lafayette, LA

3.75

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

3.07

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

2.92

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

2.70

Savannah, GA

2.69
Areas with the highest location quotient for Set and Exhibit Designers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

5.61

Ann Arbor, MI

4.82

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

3.63

Lancaster, PA

2.65

Salt Lake City, UT

2.42

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

2.37

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

2.13

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

1.87

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

1.75

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

1.65
Areas with the highest location quotient for Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Watertown-Fort Drum, NY

3.56

Dothan, AL

2.44

Flagstaff, AZ

2.32

Jackson, MI

2.22

Staunton-Waynesboro, VA

2.14

Dover, DE

2.07

Kalamazoo-Portage, MI

2.07

Columbia, MO

1.99

Anchorage, AK

1.98

Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

1.97
Areas with the highest location quotient for Interior Designers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

4.85

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

4.67

Southwest Montana nonmetropolitan area

4.15

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.17

Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

2.24

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

2.23

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

2.22

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

2.13

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

2.11

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

1.95
Areas with the highest location quotient for Graphic Designers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

1.95

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

1.84

Provo-Orem, UT

1.79

Boulder, CO

1.75

Lawrence, KS

1.72

Ames, IA

1.64

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

1.64

Manhattan, KS

1.58

Lincoln, NE

1.58

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

1.51
Areas with the highest location quotient for Floral Designers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

4.70

Western Washington nonmetropolitan area

4.33

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

3.70

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

3.25

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

3.14

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

2.98

Provo-Orem, UT

2.96

Athens-Clarke County, GA

2.88

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

2.82

Jefferson City, MO

2.69
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fashion Designers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

5.97

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

5.60

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

2.74

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

1.36

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

1.22

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

1.05

Rochester, NY

0.82

Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC

0.81

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

0.75

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

0.75
Areas with the highest location quotient for Commercial and Industrial Designers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

5.22

Lima, OH

4.45

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

4.36

Logan, UT-ID

4.30

Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

3.78

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

3.76

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

3.42

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

3.34

Dalton, GA

3.32

Salt Lake City, UT

3.23
Areas with the highest location quotient for Artists and Related Workers, All Other, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

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

10.23

Anchorage, AK

4.09

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

3.86

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

3.66

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

2.76

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

2.52

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

2.16

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

2.10

Knoxville, TN

1.98

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

1.94
Areas with the highest location quotient for Special Effects Artists and Animators, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

9.71

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

6.32

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

4.26

Charlottesville, VA

3.22

Austin-Round Rock, TX

2.75

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

2.61

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

2.47

Columbus, OH

1.59

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

1.37

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

1.30
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Santa Fe, NM

9.75

West Montana nonmetropolitan area

5.83

Fargo, ND-MN

4.26

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

3.36

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

3.12

Asheville, NC

3.12

Austin-Round Rock, TX

2.83

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

2.54

Albuquerque, NM

2.41

Hill Country Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

2.36
Areas with the highest location quotient for Craft Artists, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

10.90

Oklahoma City, OK

4.76

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

4.44

Cleveland-Elyria, OH

3.83

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN

3.46

Boise City, ID

3.06

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

2.28

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

2.22

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

1.94

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

1.70
Areas with the highest location quotient for Art Directors, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

3.60

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

3.12

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

2.41

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

2.26

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

2.06

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

1.97

Santa Fe, NM

1.91

Provo-Orem, UT

1.85

Trenton, NJ

1.74

Austin-Round Rock, TX

1.46
Areas with the highest location quotient for Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

2.55

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

1.65

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

1.64

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

1.58

Boulder, CO

1.53

Lawrence, KS

1.51

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

1.35

Ithaca, NY

1.35

Charlottesville, VA

1.33

Southwest Montana nonmetropolitan area

1.33
Areas with the highest location quotient for Educational Instruction and Library Workers, All Other, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Athens-Clarke County, GA

16.86

Corvallis, OR

13.46

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

13.15

Lake Charles, LA

12.07

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

11.47

Valdosta, GA

8.54

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

6.42

Greenville, NC

5.93

Columbus, GA-AL

5.55

Laredo, TX

4.96
Areas with the highest location quotient for Teaching Assistants, Except Postsecondary, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Watertown-Fort Drum, NY

2.82

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

2.68

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

2.60

Central East New York nonmetropolitan area

2.53

Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

2.52

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

2.47

Yakima, WA

2.46

Kingston, NY

2.46

Kansas nonmetropolitan area

2.45

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

2.43
Areas with the highest location quotient for Teaching Assistants, Postsecondary, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Ann Arbor, MI

61.37

College Station-Bryan, TX

10.88

Champaign-Urbana, IL

10.84

Bangor, ME

9.31

Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

7.18

Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN

6.64

Madison, WI

6.11

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

5.82

Ponce, PR

3.88

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.52
Areas with the highest location quotient for Instructional Coordinators, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

State College, PA

6.46

Lawrence, KS

4.23

Corvallis, OR

3.52

Wichita Falls, TX

3.48

Champaign-Urbana, IL

3.12

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

2.94

Iowa City, IA

2.71

Topeka, KS

2.63

Killeen-Temple, TX

2.58

Victoria, TX

2.57
Areas with the highest location quotient for Farm and Home Management Educators, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Athens-Clarke County, GA

28.35

Morgantown, WV

22.36

Ponce, PR

20.10

Ames, IA

17.22

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

16.63

Eastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

15.97

Lexington-Fayette, KY

12.96

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

12.26

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

12.16

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

11.72
Areas with the highest location quotient for Library Technicians, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Cumberland, MD-WV

4.90

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

4.70

Gainesville, FL

4.67

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

4.16

Maryland nonmetropolitan area

4.02

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.79

Eastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

3.66

Fairbanks, AK

3.58

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

3.39

Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

3.37
Areas with the highest location quotient for Librarians and Media Collections Specialists, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

State College, PA

4.70

West Central-Southwest New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.44

Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.35

Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

3.34

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.06

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

2.99

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.94

Gainesville, FL

2.94

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

2.86

Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

2.81
Areas with the highest location quotient for Museum Technicians and Conservators, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

8.38

Santa Fe, NM

8.05

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

7.85

St. Louis, MO-IL

6.54

Ann Arbor, MI

5.34

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

4.54

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.73

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

3.70

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

3.66

Charlottesville, VA

3.58
Areas with the highest location quotient for Curators, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Bloomington, IN

10.37

Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

10.26

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

5.83

Northeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

5.57

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

4.55

Western Washington nonmetropolitan area

4.43

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

4.21

Central East New York nonmetropolitan area

3.98

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

3.43

Wilmington, NC

3.41
Areas with the highest location quotient for Archivists, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Olympia-Tumwater, WA

13.40

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

3.74

Madison, WI

3.45

Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC

3.18

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

3.16

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA

2.95

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

2.79

Charleston-North Charleston, SC

2.66

Columbia, SC

2.39

Oklahoma City, OK

2.35
Areas with the highest location quotient for Teachers and Instructors, All Other, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Hinesville, GA

21.42

Salinas, CA

14.11

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

9.26

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

7.00

Waterbury, CT

6.76

Wichita Falls, TX

6.67

Ocala, FL

6.63

Sumter, SC

6.41

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

6.21

Jacksonville, NC

5.98
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tutors, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Ann Arbor, MI

6.00

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA

5.34

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

5.19

Chico, CA

4.13

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

3.19

Clarksville, TN-KY

3.18

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

3.18

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

3.09

Merced, CA

2.85

Olympia-Tumwater, WA

2.84
Areas with the highest location quotient for Substitute Teachers, Short-Term, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Merced, CA

5.77

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

5.31

Visalia-Porterville, CA

4.46

Fresno, CA

4.16

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

4.07

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV

3.88

Eastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

3.44

Charleston, WV

3.42

North Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

3.32

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

3.30
Areas with the highest location quotient for Self-Enrichment Teachers, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

4.27

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

4.06

Corvallis, OR

3.16

Provo-Orem, UT

3.06

Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

2.78

St. George, UT

2.51

Logan, UT-ID

2.47

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

2.47

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL

2.36

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

2.32
Areas with the highest location quotient for Adult Basic Education, Adult Secondary Education, and English as a Second Language Instructors, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Goldsboro, NC

6.45

Southeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

5.85

Jacksonville, NC

5.52

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

5.29

Burlington, NC

4.86

Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

4.83

Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.66

Jackson, MS

4.59

Winston-Salem, NC

4.54

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

4.46
Areas with the highest location quotient for Special Education Teachers, All Other, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Waterbury, CT

7.60

Yuba City, CA

7.45

College Station-Bryan, TX

6.45

Tyler, TX

5.70

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

5.68

Albuquerque, NM

4.52

Abilene, TX

4.46

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

4.32

Worcester, MA-CT

4.23

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

4.07
Areas with the highest location quotient for Special Education Teachers, Secondary School, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Pittsfield, MA

5.20

Lawton, OK

4.37

Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

3.95

Gettysburg, PA

3.38

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

3.35

Bloomington, IL

3.30

Watertown-Fort Drum, NY

3.26

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

3.19

Dover, DE

2.88

Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

2.83
Areas with the highest location quotient for Special Education Teachers, Middle School, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Pittsfield, MA

5.49

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

4.52

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

4.12

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

3.95

Ocean City, NJ

3.15

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

3.11

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

3.00

Kingston, NY

2.94

Janesville-Beloit, WI

2.92

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

2.91
Areas with the highest location quotient for Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

8.95

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

6.74

San German, PR

6.58

Guayama, PR

6.38

Ponce, PR

5.06

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

4.80

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

4.63

Arecibo, PR

4.23

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

4.11

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

3.67
Areas with the highest location quotient for Special Education Teachers, Preschool, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Rochester, MN

6.00

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

5.87

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

4.65

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

4.53

Grand Forks, ND-MN

4.47

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

4.46

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

4.38

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

4.24

Duluth, MN-WI

4.09

Florence, SC

3.95
Areas with the highest location quotient for Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Guayama, PR

6.90

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

6.39

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

5.81

Coastal Plains Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

5.63

Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

5.01

Ponce, PR

4.95

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

4.88

Elmira, NY

4.84

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

4.74

Arecibo, PR

4.68
Areas with the highest location quotient for Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

3.49

Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

3.25

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

2.65

Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area

2.51

Springfield, OH

2.45

Urban Honolulu, HI

2.44

West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

2.38

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

2.32

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

2.30

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

2.29
Areas with the highest location quotient for Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

9.47

Northeast Virginia nonmetropolitan area

8.99

Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

7.81

St. George, UT

7.45

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

7.41

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

7.15

Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

6.20

Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area

5.85

Yakima, WA

5.60

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

5.09
Areas with the highest location quotient for Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

2.73

Morristown, TN

2.49

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

2.47

Asheville, NC

2.26

South Georgia nonmetropolitan area

2.26

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

2.24

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

2.23

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

2.19

Coastal Plains Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

2.17

Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

2.08
Areas with the highest location quotient for Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

3.62

Guayama, PR

2.88

San German, PR

2.62

Jacksonville, NC

2.55

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

2.47

Ponce, PR

2.38

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

2.35

Northwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

2.25

North Valley-Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.23

Arecibo, PR

2.22
Areas with the highest location quotient for Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

5.07

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

4.32

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

3.64

West Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.37

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

3.19

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.10

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.99

Border Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

2.92

Yakima, WA

2.86

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

2.82
Areas with the highest location quotient for Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Guayama, PR

2.92

San German, PR

2.69

Auburn-Opelika, AL

2.49

Las Cruces, NM

2.18

Dover-Durham, NH-ME

1.99

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

1.96

Goldsboro, NC

1.96

Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

1.96

Southeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

1.94

Jacksonville, NC

1.93
Areas with the highest location quotient for Postsecondary Teachers, All Other, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

7.77

Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.14

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA

3.56

Fresno, CA

3.54

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

2.85

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

2.85

Kansas nonmetropolitan area

2.75

Monroe, LA

2.71

Bakersfield, CA

2.70

Eugene, OR

2.70
Areas with the highest location quotient for Career/Technical Education Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Fayetteville, NC

6.41

Rocky Mount, NC

5.51

Logan, UT-ID

5.39

Farmington, NM

5.27

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

4.81

Victoria, TX

4.54

Muncie, IN

4.54

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

4.49

Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.34

Gadsden, AL

4.27
Areas with the highest location quotient for Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

12.60

Mankato-North Mankato, MN

7.54

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

7.37

Terre Haute, IN

6.43

Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

5.48

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

4.32

Springfield, MA-CT

4.24

Greensboro-High Point, NC

3.60

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

3.56

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

3.36
Areas with the highest location quotient for Family and Consumer Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

9.54

Salt Lake City, UT

3.36

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

1.36

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

1.30

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

0.99

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

0.95

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

0.94

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

0.41
Areas with the highest location quotient for Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

West Central-Southwest New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

8.30

Trenton, NJ

5.17

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

4.95

Lawrence, KS

4.57

Jackson, TN

3.91

Mankato-North Mankato, MN

3.87

Charlottesville, VA

3.47

Anchorage, AK

3.28

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

3.05

Urban Honolulu, HI

2.76
Areas with the highest location quotient for History Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Auburn-Opelika, AL

5.79

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

4.83

Binghamton, NY

4.70

Northwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

4.44

Trenton, NJ

4.07

Tuscaloosa, AL

3.78

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

3.39

Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.37

Bloomington, IL

3.36

Central East New York nonmetropolitan area

3.28
Areas with the highest location quotient for Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

5.93

Ann Arbor, MI

5.13

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

4.98

Trenton, NJ

4.39

Northwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

4.08

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA

3.75

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

3.29

Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

2.90

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

2.65

Duluth, MN-WI

2.42
Areas with the highest location quotient for English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Tuscaloosa, AL

5.95

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

4.88

Auburn-Opelika, AL

4.03

Mankato-North Mankato, MN

3.58

Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.51

Trenton, NJ

3.28

Northwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.01

Charlottesville, VA

2.92

Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

2.77

Syracuse, NY

2.73
Areas with the highest location quotient for Communications Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Trenton, NJ

4.99

Mankato-North Mankato, MN

4.90

Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.36

Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

3.86

Bloomington, IL

3.58

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA

3.44

Lansing-East Lansing, MI

2.94

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

2.89

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.84

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

2.60
Areas with the highest location quotient for Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.75

Bloomington, IL

3.58

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

3.53

Trenton, NJ

3.41

Rochester, NY

3.34

Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area

3.15

Springfield, MA-CT

3.10

Champaign-Urbana, IL

2.88

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

2.73

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

2.71
Areas with the highest location quotient for Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2022
Area Location Quotient

Raleigh, NC

8.30

Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

7.34

Ann Arbor, MI

6.81

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