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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics

Charts of occupations with the highest location quotient in each area, May 2023


Occupations with the highest location quotient in Virgin_Islands, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Sailors and Marine Oilers

23.39

Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers

15.82

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

15.09

Passenger Attendants

12.79

Baggage Porters and Bellhops

12.01

Tour and Travel Guides

10.88

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

9.28

Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers

8.76

Transportation Security Screeners

8.55

Budget Analysts

8.11
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Puerto_Rico, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Communications Equipment Operators, All Other

21.31

Farm and Home Management Educators

11.54

Word Processors and Typists

9.80

Helpers--Carpenters

9.22

Solar Photovoltaic Installers

8.62

Bailiffs

8.35

Sewing Machine Operators

7.60

Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

6.52

Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other

5.84

Floor Sanders and Finishers

5.81
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Guam, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers

58.03

Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other

15.22

Transportation Security Screeners

12.78

Administrative Services Managers

11.14

Education Administrators, All Other

9.25

Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other

8.40

Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers

8.09

Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers

7.08

Lodging Managers

5.48

Carpenters

5.46
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Wyoming, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Roof Bolters, Mining

30.92

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

28.47

Gas Plant Operators

18.72

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

11.89

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

11.89

Wellhead Pumpers

11.83

Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators and Locomotive Firers

11.06

Forest and Conservation Technicians

10.64

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

10.30

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

10.12
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Wisconsin, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Animal Breeders

7.28

Food Batchmakers

5.64

Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers, Postsecondary

5.32

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

4.75

Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Operators

4.35

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

4.02

Prepress Technicians and Workers

3.87

Legislators

3.82

Paperhangers

3.78

Animal Scientists

3.73
Occupations with the highest location quotient in West_Virginia, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Roof Bolters, Mining

96.39

Loading and Moving Machine Operators, Underground Mining

65.69

Extraction Workers, All Other

30.82

Underground Mining Machine Operators, All Other

16.48

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

16.47

Log Graders and Scalers

13.89

Helpers--Extraction Workers

9.77

Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters

9.40

Hoist and Winch Operators

8.32

Gambling Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

8.16
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Washington, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Avionics Technicians

10.07

Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers

6.83

Logging Workers, All Other

6.01

Tapers

5.60

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

5.18

Nuclear Engineers

4.82

Statisticians

4.09

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

4.06

Epidemiologists

3.98

Ship Engineers

3.82
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Virginia, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic

9.39

Mathematicians

6.96

Ship Engineers

5.11

Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other

5.07

Political Scientists

4.84

Information Security Analysts

4.01

Legal Support Workers, All Other

3.91

Nuclear Engineers

3.57

Nuclear Technicians

3.38

Management Analysts

3.04
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Vermont, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Rock Splitters, Quarry

11.06

Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other

10.98

Logging Workers, All Other

10.00

Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary

8.06

Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other

7.37

Geography Teachers, Postsecondary

7.33

Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary

7.19

Psychiatric Aides

6.13

Genetic Counselors

5.96

Foresters

4.98
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Utah, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Model Makers, Wood

8.67

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

6.94

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

6.29

Underground Mining Machine Operators, All Other

5.64

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

5.49

Mathematicians

5.24

Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

5.18

Family and Consumer Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary

4.73

Tile and Stone Setters

4.14

Historians

3.92
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Texas, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Wellhead Pumpers

7.10

Petroleum Engineers

6.52

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

6.22

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

5.13

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

5.08

Service Unit Operators, Oil and Gas

4.75

Geological Technicians, Except Hydrologic Technicians

4.40

Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance

4.32

Wind Turbine Service Technicians

4.07

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

3.92
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Tennessee, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Statistical Assistants

8.44

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

6.46

Woodworkers, All Other

5.65

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

5.24

Transportation Workers, All Other

5.00

Rail Transportation Workers, All Other

4.93

Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers, All Other

4.22

Production Workers, All Other

4.16

Agricultural Workers, All Other

4.14

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

4.09
Occupations with the highest location quotient in South_Dakota, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Workers

35.48

Choreographers

20.42

Animal Scientists

20.33

Wind Turbine Service Technicians

12.51

Agricultural Technicians

12.49

Gambling Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

11.38

Soil and Plant Scientists

10.62

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

8.66

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

8.37

Conservation Scientists

7.57
Occupations with the highest location quotient in South_Carolina, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Tire Builders

13.94

Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons

9.90

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

9.47

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

9.14

Nuclear Technicians

7.77

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

6.51

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

5.28

Nuclear Engineers

5.24

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.20

Nuclear Power Reactor Operators

4.94
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Rhode_Island, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

8.72

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

7.54

Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers

7.39

School Bus Monitors

6.35

Marine Engineers and Naval Architects

5.07

Music Directors and Composers

5.00

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

4.88

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.85

Therapists, All Other

4.83

Physicians, Pathologists

4.65
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Pennsylvania, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Patternmakers, Wood

9.72

Shampooers

4.25

Pourers and Casters, Metal

4.23

Neurologists

3.34

Genetic Counselors

2.80

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

2.65

Crossing Guards and Flaggers

2.61

Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary

2.52

Telephone Operators

2.49

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

2.32
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Oregon, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

28.75

Logging Workers, All Other

23.30

Semiconductor Processing Technicians

14.14

Computer Hardware Engineers

8.96

Woodworkers, All Other

8.03

Log Graders and Scalers

7.83

Clergy

6.45

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

6.24

Religious Workers, All Other

6.07

Forest and Conservation Technicians

6.01
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Oklahoma, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

17.42

Gambling Surveillance Officers and Gambling Investigators

13.16

Gambling Cage Workers

9.36

Agricultural Engineers

7.54

Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters

7.52

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

7.22

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

7.18

Service Unit Operators, Oil and Gas

6.61

Petroleum Engineers

6.22

Gambling Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

6.10
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Ohio, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

3.68

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

3.60

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

3.49

Motion Picture Projectionists

3.48

Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Operators

3.25

Fallers

3.11

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

2.90

Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technologists and Technicians

2.79

Tool and Die Makers

2.73

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

2.70
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North_Dakota, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Service Unit Operators, Oil and Gas

23.68

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

23.18

Wellhead Pumpers

23.14

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

21.51

Gas Plant Operators

12.07

Wind Turbine Service Technicians

11.43

Soil and Plant Scientists

10.97

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

10.71

Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders

10.40

Chemical Plant and System Operators

9.25
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North_Carolina, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

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

6.94

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

6.22

Upholsterers

5.94

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.80

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

5.61

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

5.13

Tire Builders

4.62

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

4.45

Cooks, Fast Food

4.44

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.73
Occupations with the highest location quotient in New_York, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Fashion Designers

6.43

Word Processors and Typists

5.73

Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators

5.71

Signal and Track Switch Repairers

5.65

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

4.69

Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers

4.15

School Bus Monitors

3.68

Bailiffs

3.57

Traffic Technicians

3.52

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

3.44
Occupations with the highest location quotient in New_Mexico, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Nuclear Engineers

16.86

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

16.63

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

15.22

Wellhead Pumpers

11.74

Helpers--Extraction Workers

10.69

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

8.03

Physicists

7.52

Service Unit Operators, Oil and Gas

7.52

Anthropologists and Archeologists

7.12

Forest and Conservation Technicians

5.45
Occupations with the highest location quotient in New_Jersey, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Shampooers

8.07

Transit and Railroad Police

4.73

Materials Scientists

4.44

Therapists, All Other

4.03

Packers and Packagers, Hand

4.00

Word Processors and Typists

3.94

Airfield Operations Specialists

3.86

Natural Sciences Managers

3.75

Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists

3.58

Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants

3.48
Occupations with the highest location quotient in New_Hampshire, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

6.63

Cooks, Short Order

5.37

Correspondence Clerks

4.93

Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers

4.70

Air Traffic Controllers

4.24

Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers

4.11

Credit Counselors

3.81

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

3.35

Farm and Home Management Educators

3.13

Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Programmers

3.10
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Nevada, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

First-Line Supervisors of Gambling Services Workers

22.03

Gambling Dealers

21.77

Taxi Drivers

20.57

Gambling Managers

20.57

Gambling and Sports Book Writers and Runners

15.92

Gambling Cage Workers

15.27

Loading and Moving Machine Operators, Underground Mining

13.36

Extraction Workers, All Other

12.56

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

12.11

Gambling Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

12.10
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Nebraska, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Animal Scientists

13.91

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

10.64

Dredge Operators

10.03

Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment

7.31

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

7.27

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.61

Agricultural Equipment Operators

6.50

Soil and Plant Scientists

6.43

Agricultural Technicians

6.24

Gambling and Sports Book Writers and Runners

5.70
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Montana, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

18.36

Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers, Postsecondary

18.30

Rock Splitters, Quarry

10.14

Locomotive Engineers

9.17

First-Line Supervisors of Gambling Services Workers

8.26

Gambling Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

8.08

Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other

7.59

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

7.44

Hydrologists

7.43

Foresters

7.09
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Missouri, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

7.11

Rock Splitters, Quarry

6.07

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

3.66

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

3.62

Special Education Teachers, Preschool

3.47

Cooks, Fast Food

3.47

Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants

3.41

Museum Technicians and Conservators

3.39

New Accounts Clerks

3.34

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

3.03
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Mississippi, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Upholsterers

15.32

Psychiatric Aides

10.73

Fallers

9.73

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

8.92

Logging Equipment Operators

6.96

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

6.55

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

6.28

Gambling Managers

6.03

First-Line Supervisors of Gambling Services Workers

5.71

Log Graders and Scalers

5.69
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Minnesota, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Underground Mining Machine Operators, All Other

15.10

Gambling Service Workers, All Other

12.00

Farm Labor Contractors

8.25

Prepress Technicians and Workers

3.90

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

3.88

Bicycle Repairers

3.61

Marriage and Family Therapists

3.52

Industrial Engineering Technologists and Technicians

3.48

Social Workers, All Other

3.41

Special Education Teachers, Preschool

3.24
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Michigan, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Timing Device Assemblers and Adjusters

9.59

Model Makers, Metal and Plastic

8.87

Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic

7.14

Craft Artists

6.75

Mechanical Engineering Technologists and Technicians

6.64

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

6.63

Tool and Die Makers

5.40

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

4.96

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

4.83

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

4.46
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Massachusetts, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Biochemists and Biophysicists

14.07

Sociologists

6.64

Bioengineers and Biomedical Engineers

6.31

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

5.36

Microbiologists

4.91

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

4.80

Stonemasons

4.43

Radiologists

4.30

Natural Sciences Managers

4.18

Biological Technicians

3.75
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Maryland, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Astronomers

19.26

Geographers

10.95

Healthcare Diagnosing or Treating Practitioners, All Other

10.83

Physical Scientists, All Other

5.95

Statisticians

5.72

Biological Scientists, All Other

5.51

Microbiologists

5.18

Artists and Related Workers, All Other

4.98

Stonemasons

4.67

Life Scientists, All Other

4.54
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Maine, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders

34.43

Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers, Postsecondary

10.48

Logging Equipment Operators

9.69

Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers

6.88

Craft Artists

5.94

Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic

5.93

Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists

5.93

Fish and Game Wardens

5.85

Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment

5.09

Helpers--Carpenters

4.98
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Louisiana, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Chemical Plant and System Operators

19.45

Sailors and Marine Oilers

18.61

Commercial Divers

16.47

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

14.85

Boilermakers

14.01

Extraction Workers, All Other

11.93

Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other

10.92

Dredge Operators

9.76

Bridge and Lock Tenders

9.49

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

9.11
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Kentucky, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Rail Transportation Workers, All Other

8.06

Roof Bolters, Mining

7.46

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

7.24

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

7.18

Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors

6.59

Embalmers

6.39

Underground Mining Machine Operators, All Other

5.31

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

4.88

Loading and Moving Machine Operators, Underground Mining

4.67

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

4.55
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Kansas, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technologists and Technicians

8.28

Animal Scientists

8.25

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.97

Wind Turbine Service Technicians

4.16

Recreational Therapists

4.16

Farm and Home Management Educators

4.11

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

4.11

Embalmers

4.01

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

3.99

Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles

3.95
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Iowa, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Agricultural Technicians

9.82

Animal Scientists

7.76

Agricultural Equipment Operators

7.18

Wind Turbine Service Technicians

7.14

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

6.61

Model Makers, Wood

6.29

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.62

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

5.61

Soil and Plant Scientists

5.59

Dredge Operators

5.58
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Indiana, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

9.71

Pourers and Casters, Metal

7.84

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

6.83

Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons

6.82

Rail Yard Engineers, Dinkey Operators, and Hostlers

6.72

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

4.53

Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters

4.46

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

4.11

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

4.07

Furniture Finishers

4.06
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Illinois, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Mathematical Science Occupations, All Other

8.88

Sewers, Hand

4.29

Hoist and Winch Operators

3.19

Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators and Locomotive Firers

2.71

Nuclear Technicians

2.69

Actors

2.61

Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other

2.18

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

2.17

Teaching Assistants, Postsecondary

2.15

Tool and Die Makers

2.13
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Idaho, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Fallers

17.98

Forest and Conservation Technicians

12.30

Rock Splitters, Quarry

8.34

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

7.57

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

6.81

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

6.76

Foresters

5.96

Log Graders and Scalers

5.79

Hydrologic Technicians

5.68

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

5.50
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Hawaii, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorboat Operators

34.34

Hoist and Winch Operators

18.64

Astronomers

13.02

Dancers

11.48

Passenger Attendants

10.10

Baggage Porters and Bellhops

9.14

Telephone Operators

7.05

Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers, All Other

6.87

Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters

6.76

Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other

6.44
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Georgia, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

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

10.51

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

9.01

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

5.78

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.20

Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists

4.98

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

4.61

Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers

4.54

Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other

4.37

Transit and Railroad Police

4.29

Teachers and Instructors, All Other

4.19
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Florida, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Watch and Clock Repairers

4.11

Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technologists and Technicians

3.40

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

2.99

Roofers

2.96

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

2.93

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

2.93

Pile Driver Operators

2.90

Terrazzo Workers and Finishers

2.86

Fire Inspectors and Investigators

2.81

Motorboat Operators

2.79
Occupations with the highest location quotient in District_of_Columbia, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Political Scientists

114.73

Economists

43.42

Public Relations Managers

24.45

Social Science Research Assistants

16.71

Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other

15.99

Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary

15.85

Concierges

15.31

Public Relations Specialists

13.60

News Analysts, Reporters, and Journalists

11.91

Mathematical Science Occupations, All Other

10.78
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Delaware, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

12.93

Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks

12.58

Forest and Conservation Workers

10.18

Financial Risk Specialists

9.42

Biochemists and Biophysicists

7.10

Chemical Engineers

6.26

Animal Scientists

5.86

Chemists

5.16

Materials Scientists

4.56

Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary

4.38
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Connecticut, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

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

5.09

Craft Artists

5.08

Actuaries

4.63

Survey Researchers

3.16

Animal Trainers

2.97

Tool and Die Makers

2.95

Archivists

2.72

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

2.68

Rehabilitation Counselors

2.68

Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials

2.49
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Colorado, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Astronomers

9.78

Atmospheric and Space Scientists

5.84

Information and Record Clerks, All Other

4.91

Real Estate Brokers

4.72

Cartographers and Photogrammetrists

4.57

Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers, Postsecondary

4.12

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

4.06

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

3.64

Geographers

3.61

Conservation Scientists

3.51
Occupations with the highest location quotient in California, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

5.61

Marriage and Family Therapists

4.13

Special Effects Artists and Animators

3.81

Farm Labor Contractors

3.73

Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes

3.72

Dancers

3.58

Media and Communication Workers, All Other

3.54

Sound Engineering Technicians

3.52

Counselors, All Other

3.38

Material Moving Workers, All Other

3.28
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Arkansas, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

8.42

Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators

8.05

Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists

8.00

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

6.86

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

6.23

Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

5.77

Logging Equipment Operators

5.02

Animal Scientists

4.98

Fallers

4.87

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

4.48
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Arizona, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

6.75

Anthropologists and Archeologists

4.32

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

4.18

Tapers

3.88

Semiconductor Processing Technicians

3.77

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

3.52

Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians

3.44

Helpers--Extraction Workers

3.44

Astronomers

3.28

Solar Photovoltaic Installers

2.96
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Alaska, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Helpers--Extraction Workers

25.99

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

21.83

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

19.28

Ship Engineers

18.05

Gambling Service Workers, All Other

16.18

Commercial Pilots

15.38

Tour and Travel Guides

13.72

Power Plant Operators

10.85

Service Unit Operators, Oil and Gas

10.67

Air Traffic Controllers

10.25
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Alabama, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Dredge Operators

16.05

Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons

7.94

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

7.75

Logging Equipment Operators

5.70

Aerospace Engineers

5.49

Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic

5.41

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

5.39

Nuclear Power Reactor Operators

5.22

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

4.70

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

4.68
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Highway Maintenance Workers

16.94

Word Processors and Typists

13.88

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

10.38

Industrial Engineering Technologists and Technicians

8.42

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School

6.68

Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria

6.33

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School

6.11

Teachers and Instructors, All Other

5.61

Pharmacy Aides

5.60

Tour and Travel Guides

5.28
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Eastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

37.14

Farm and Home Management Educators

19.96

Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters

19.09

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

17.56

Gas Plant Operators

17.03

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators, Surface Mining

15.12

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

13.74

Anthropologists and Archeologists

11.82

Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary

11.64

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

10.98
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Roof Bolters, Mining

84.99

Gas Plant Operators

32.47

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

28.06

Forest and Conservation Technicians

20.00

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

15.41

Wellhead Pumpers

14.96

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

14.09

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

13.81

Helpers--Extraction Workers

11.83

Loading and Moving Machine Operators, Underground Mining

11.06
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Western Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Bridge and Lock Tenders

14.75

Furniture Finishers

10.70

Food Batchmakers

10.38

Legislators

10.36

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

9.72

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

8.29

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

8.15

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

7.88

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

7.57

Foresters

6.75
Occupations with the highest location quotient in South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

24.03

Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic

14.28

Food Batchmakers

12.26

Legislators

10.09

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

8.58

Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

7.09

Taxi Drivers

6.74

Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Operators

6.12

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

6.01

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

5.85
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers, Postsecondary

37.99

Foresters

11.72

Legislators

10.10

Forest and Conservation Workers

8.38

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

7.17

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

5.96

Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Operators

5.75

Food Batchmakers

5.65

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

5.57

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

5.54
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Foresters

32.25

Log Graders and Scalers

31.96

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

21.65

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

21.25

Legislators

20.98

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

20.26

Logging Equipment Operators

14.64

Material Moving Workers, All Other

11.97

Food Batchmakers

10.97

Conservation Scientists

10.52
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Roof Bolters, Mining

147.43

Loading and Moving Machine Operators, Underground Mining

107.14

Log Graders and Scalers

44.53

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

21.06

Gas Plant Operators

17.82

Rail Yard Engineers, Dinkey Operators, and Hostlers

17.42

Hoist and Winch Operators

16.14

Power Distributors and Dispatchers

14.68

Wellhead Pumpers

10.75

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

10.67
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Loading and Moving Machine Operators, Underground Mining

175.39

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

58.42

Log Graders and Scalers

30.49

Logging Equipment Operators

23.94

Helpers--Extraction Workers

22.76

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

20.56

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

19.06

Gambling Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

16.67

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

12.95

Agricultural Workers, All Other

11.68
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

26.28

Agricultural Inspectors

25.64

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

17.83

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

16.68

Forest and Conservation Technicians

15.97

Agricultural Technicians

14.93

Soil and Plant Scientists

13.84

Power Distributors and Dispatchers

11.63

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

11.42

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

10.46
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Western Washington nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Workers, All Other

83.56

Log Graders and Scalers

26.65

Logging Equipment Operators

25.12

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

17.36

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

17.35

Foresters

16.19

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

12.14

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

9.18

Archivists

8.92

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

8.26
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Tour and Travel Guides

9.90

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

8.51

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School

8.49

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

7.41

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.76

Bailiffs

6.28

Logging Equipment Operators

5.44

Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners

4.29

Highway Maintenance Workers

4.19

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School

4.01
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeast Virginia nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Computer and Information Research Scientists

65.80

Physicists

40.86

Engineers, All Other

15.06

Aerospace Engineers

10.30

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

10.23

Bailiffs

8.90

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

8.80

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

8.01

Computer Hardware Engineers

6.95

Logging Equipment Operators

6.71
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Workers, All Other

23.55

Fallers

22.99

Logging Equipment Operators

18.79

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

16.52

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

14.28

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

11.44

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

10.10

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay

8.35

Farm and Home Management Educators

8.21

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

6.68
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Roof Bolters, Mining

71.85

Loading and Moving Machine Operators, Underground Mining

34.68

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

22.18

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

21.41

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

11.31

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators, Surface Mining

10.48

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

10.47

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

10.27

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

9.35

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

8.89
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Rock Splitters, Quarry

18.33

Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other

12.56

Etchers and Engravers

10.84

Fish and Game Wardens

10.73

Stonemasons

9.34

Furniture Finishers

8.79

Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other

8.29

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

6.00

Highway Maintenance Workers

5.44

Cooks, All Other

5.43
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Rock Splitters, Quarry

18.52

Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other

11.13

Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other

10.03

Psychiatric Aides

9.43

Helpers--Carpenters

8.77

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

7.53

Foresters

7.22

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

6.60

Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Operators

6.07

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators, Surface Mining

5.54
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Central Utah nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

32.59

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School

11.92

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

9.88

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators, Surface Mining

9.15

Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

8.02

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

6.42

Maintenance Workers, Machinery

5.27

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

5.14

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

4.45

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

3.96
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Service Unit Operators, Oil and Gas

33.07

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

28.06

Helpers--Extraction Workers

17.73

Forest and Conservation Technicians

14.32

Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators

11.82

Tour and Travel Guides

11.62

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

8.90

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

8.04

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

7.75

Baggage Porters and Bellhops

7.39
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Coastal Plains Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers

24.35

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

23.66

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

20.89

Wellhead Pumpers

19.19

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

16.28

Service Unit Operators, Oil and Gas

13.23

Wind Turbine Service Technicians

12.66

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

11.51

Petroleum Engineers

11.32

Helpers--Extraction Workers

11.25
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Border Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School

67.93

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

36.72

Wellhead Pumpers

36.05

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

21.24

Service Unit Operators, Oil and Gas

17.96

Transportation Workers, All Other

11.17

Geological Technicians, Except Hydrologic Technicians

9.98

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

7.14

Petroleum Engineers

6.08

Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door

6.06
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Hill Country Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Agricultural Workers, All Other

11.53

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

11.48

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

9.88

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

9.76

Plant and System Operators, All Other

9.66

Correctional Officers and Jailers

9.42

Wellhead Pumpers

9.34

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

9.18

Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers

9.17

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators, Surface Mining

5.88
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Big Thicket Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

23.48

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

7.51

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School

5.55

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

5.39

Riggers

5.10

Correctional Officers and Jailers

4.93

Funeral Home Managers

4.93

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

4.88

Education Teachers, Postsecondary

4.55

Animal Control Workers

4.18
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers

35.77

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

10.62

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

9.55

Wellhead Pumpers

7.14

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

7.11

Service Unit Operators, Oil and Gas

5.94

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

5.19

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

5.19

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School

4.85

Animal Control Workers

4.75
Occupations with the highest location quotient in West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Wind Turbine Service Technicians

55.85

Wellhead Pumpers

53.73

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

41.60

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

32.31

Service Unit Operators, Oil and Gas

23.05

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

22.62

Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators

22.49

Petroleum Engineers

17.88

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

13.46

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

13.13
Occupations with the highest location quotient in East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

24.98

Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers, All Other

14.44

Woodworkers, All Other

9.59

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

7.94

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

7.75

Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other

6.89

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.84

Tour and Travel Guides

6.69

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

6.46

Cooks, All Other

6.25
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Woodworkers, All Other

16.33

Rock Splitters, Quarry

16.05

Agricultural Workers, All Other

15.06

Fallers

12.32

Furniture Finishers

11.99

Production Workers, All Other

10.83

Fish and Game Wardens

10.08

Forest and Conservation Workers

6.90

Tool and Die Makers

6.25

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

6.21
Occupations with the highest location quotient in South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Woodworkers, All Other

22.20

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

13.57

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

11.51

Fallers

11.36

Tool and Die Makers

9.37

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

7.71

Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers

7.30

Production Workers, All Other

7.29

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

7.27

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

6.97
Occupations with the highest location quotient in West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Woodworkers, All Other

21.61

Fallers

20.34

Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers

19.25

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

18.10

Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

17.63

Fish and Game Wardens

11.93

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

9.94

Production Workers, All Other

8.05

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

7.42

Logging Equipment Operators

7.41
Occupations with the highest location quotient in West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Workers

81.60

Gambling Cage Workers

27.90

Conservation Scientists

19.82

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

18.16

Gambling Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

17.75

Fish and Game Wardens

16.95

Gambling Surveillance Officers and Gambling Investigators

16.91

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

15.33

Forest and Conservation Technicians

15.09

Gambling and Sports Book Writers and Runners

14.59
Occupations with the highest location quotient in East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Workers

50.25

Animal Scientists

28.69

Agricultural Technicians

25.93

Choreographers

22.24

Soil and Plant Scientists

17.67

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

16.52

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

13.28

Conservation Scientists

12.37

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

11.86

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

10.82
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeast South Carolina nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

29.34

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

14.00

Forest and Conservation Workers

13.06

Foresters

11.29

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

10.77

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

8.57

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

8.51

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

7.45

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

7.03

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

6.75
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

27.35

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

17.24

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

13.71

Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

13.59

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

13.13

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

11.52

Foresters

11.23

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

10.76

Legislators

6.72

Millwrights

6.56
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

47.22

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

36.78

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

16.70

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

16.00

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

9.44

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

7.29

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

7.10

Logging Equipment Operators

5.30

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

4.47

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

4.03
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Log Graders and Scalers

11.63

Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers

11.11

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators, Surface Mining

9.62

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

8.89

Furniture Finishers

7.64

Correctional Officers and Jailers

6.92

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

6.86

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

6.48

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

6.30

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

5.85
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Rock Splitters, Quarry

34.87

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

25.63

Log Graders and Scalers

18.75

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

11.34

Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators

10.34

Tool and Die Makers

8.89

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

8.42

Wellhead Pumpers

7.58

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

7.43

Foresters

7.40
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Pourers and Casters, Metal

13.44

Log Graders and Scalers

12.27

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

10.95

Power Plant Operators

10.78

Wellhead Pumpers

9.98

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

7.20

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay

6.66

Tool and Die Makers

6.52

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary

6.52

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

6.13
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

44.02

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

35.49

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

32.04

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

30.15

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

17.75

Logging Equipment Operators

11.50

Hydrologists

11.46

Food Science Technicians

11.17

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

10.87

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

10.45
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

43.38

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

31.38

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

30.45

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

16.04

Wind Turbine Service Technicians

15.99

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

15.69

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

15.25

Foresters

14.03

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

14.00

Power Distributors and Dispatchers

13.88
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Workers, All Other

144.34

Log Graders and Scalers

36.47

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

33.97

Logging Equipment Operators

30.87

Hoist and Winch Operators

21.41

Woodworkers, All Other

19.22

Foresters

17.86

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

17.02

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

16.31

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

15.47
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Gambling Surveillance Officers and Gambling Investigators

44.80

Gambling Cage Workers

31.51

First-Line Supervisors of Gambling Services Workers

20.19

Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists

18.46

Gambling Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

17.47

Gambling Managers

16.19

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

13.29

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

13.00

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

10.33

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

9.34
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

58.70

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

32.56

Service Unit Operators, Oil and Gas

31.95

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

26.42

Petroleum Engineers

12.29

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

11.01

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

8.79

Animal Control Workers

7.53

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

6.63

Conservation Scientists

6.01
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary

69.41

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

32.52

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

28.47

Gambling Surveillance Officers and Gambling Investigators

26.14

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

23.74

Service Unit Operators, Oil and Gas

19.79

Petroleum Engineers

15.11

Gambling Cage Workers

12.53

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

10.43

Helpers--Extraction Workers

8.09
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Gambling Surveillance Officers and Gambling Investigators

37.16

Gambling Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

19.11

Gambling Cage Workers

15.58

Gambling Managers

9.15

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

8.34

Gambling and Sports Book Writers and Runners

6.51

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.35

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

6.34

Maintenance Workers, Machinery

6.09

Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators

5.78
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Log Graders and Scalers

15.07

Legislators

7.42

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

6.20

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

4.40

Meter Readers, Utilities

4.08

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

3.95

Communications Teachers, Postsecondary

3.93

Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

3.77

Correctional Officers and Jailers

3.74

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers

3.73
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

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

10.40

Extraction Workers, All Other

10.37

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators, Surface Mining

10.15

Service Unit Operators, Oil and Gas

8.92

Gas Plant Operators

8.26

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

6.91

Legislators

6.49

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

5.76

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

5.62

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

5.55
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Northeastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area (noncontiguous), May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

10.59

Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Operators

8.15

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

6.92

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

6.73

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

6.30

Woodworkers, All Other

6.29

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

6.26

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

6.22

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

6.15

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

6.14
Occupations with the highest location quotient in West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

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

13.41

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

11.52

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

10.35

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

10.03

Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Operators

8.92

Tool and Die Makers

8.74

Legislators

7.72

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

7.40

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

7.23

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

7.09
Occupations with the highest location quotient in East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Soil and Plant Scientists

19.94

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

17.46

Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders

14.10

Agricultural Equipment Operators

12.54

Legislators

11.25

Bailiffs

9.35

Conservation Scientists

9.20

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

9.09

Agricultural Inspectors

8.67

Gambling Dealers

8.26
Occupations with the highest location quotient in West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

83.64

Wellhead Pumpers

82.95

Service Unit Operators, Oil and Gas

81.65

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

73.77

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

33.13

Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders

27.23

Wind Turbine Service Technicians

25.23

Rail Yard Engineers, Dinkey Operators, and Hostlers

18.87

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

11.05

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

10.59
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary

8.21

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

6.80

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary

6.58

Forest and Conservation Technicians

5.85

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

5.55

Paramedics

5.53

Helpers--Carpenters

5.11

Logging Equipment Operators

4.68

Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary

4.55

Cooks, Fast Food

4.48
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

23.08

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

17.15

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

13.24

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

13.09

Logging Equipment Operators

9.72

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

7.55

Cooks, Fast Food

6.36

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary

6.16

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

5.57

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

5.53
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

21.07

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

12.55

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

7.03

Emergency Medical Technicians

6.96

Agricultural Equipment Operators

6.82

Avionics Technicians

6.72

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary

6.02

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

5.75

Cooks, Fast Food

5.74

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

5.11
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

47.53

Food Processing Workers, All Other

19.65

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

14.99

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

12.78

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

12.13

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

8.23

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary

7.67

Logging Equipment Operators

6.74

Cooks, Fast Food

6.20

Adult Basic Education, Adult Secondary Education, and English as a Second Language Instructors

5.69
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Central East New York nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Historians

19.85

Animal Control Workers

12.59

Word Processors and Typists

10.62

Highway Maintenance Workers

9.76

Bailiffs

7.55

Correctional Officers and Jailers

7.08

Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

6.74

Legislators

6.56

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

6.36

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

5.87
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Materials Scientists

16.27

Word Processors and Typists

13.77

Historians

12.36

Animal Control Workers

11.40

Highway Maintenance Workers

8.74

Bailiffs

6.27

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

6.05

Correctional Officers and Jailers

5.56

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

5.35

Music Directors and Composers

5.06
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Historians

18.52

Fish and Game Wardens

17.53

Word Processors and Typists

13.35

Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers

12.87

Psychiatric Aides

11.66

Animal Control Workers

10.70

Highway Maintenance Workers

10.39

Correctional Officers and Jailers

9.59

Logging Equipment Operators

7.12

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

6.93
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

55.08

Wellhead Pumpers

53.17

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

52.78

Helpers--Extraction Workers

32.28

Service Unit Operators, Oil and Gas

26.63

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

22.18

Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary

14.02

Petroleum Engineers

12.52

Gas Plant Operators

11.16

Forest and Conservation Technicians

10.47
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Workers

36.13

Forest and Conservation Technicians

21.46

Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

9.30

Anthropologists and Archeologists

9.27

Farm and Home Management Educators

9.19

Gambling Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

8.13

Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary

7.09

Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers

6.82

First-Line Supervisors of Protective Service Workers, All Other

6.40

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

5.59
Occupations with the highest location quotient in West Central-Southwest New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

10.15

Orthopedic Surgeons, Except Pediatric

7.67

Microbiologists

6.30

Cooks, Short Order

6.20

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

5.90

Emergency Medicine Physicians

5.67

Mechanical Engineering Technologists and Technicians

5.40

Orthotists and Prosthetists

5.25

Fundraising Managers

5.10

Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Operators

4.91
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

9.66

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

7.04

Orthopedic Surgeons, Except Pediatric

5.59

Foresters

5.52

Psychiatric Aides

5.48

Cooks, Short Order

5.46

New Accounts Clerks

4.53

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

4.14

Recreational Therapists

3.94

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

3.90
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

13.41

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

8.94

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

7.15

Cooks, Short Order

6.62

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

5.17

Highway Maintenance Workers

5.14

Lodging Managers

4.86

Forest and Conservation Technicians

4.83

Postal Service Clerks

3.94

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

3.69
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Nevada nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Loading and Moving Machine Operators, Underground Mining

189.62

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

178.00

Extraction Workers, All Other

174.47

Helpers--Extraction Workers

111.69

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

57.60

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

48.08

Underground Mining Machine Operators, All Other

46.26

Gambling Managers

40.02

Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters

31.45

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

27.21
Occupations with the highest location quotient in South Nebraska nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Agricultural Equipment Operators

20.69

Agricultural Technicians

19.90

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

19.84

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

16.73

Soil and Plant Scientists

15.37

Legislators

11.31

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

8.97

Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary

8.91

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

8.46

Highway Maintenance Workers

8.17
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

35.25

Calibration Technologists and Technicians

27.15

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

18.14

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

13.57

Gambling and Sports Book Writers and Runners

9.87

Agricultural Equipment Operators

9.40

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

9.33

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

8.80

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

8.30

Legislators

8.13
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

20.50

Rail Car Repairers

15.64

Agricultural Equipment Operators

13.15

Legislators

11.37

Soil and Plant Scientists

9.16

Highway Maintenance Workers

8.40

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

7.81

Conservation Scientists

5.73

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School

5.43

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators, Surface Mining

5.38
Occupations with the highest location quotient in East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Gambling and Sports Book Writers and Runners

58.66

Extraction Workers, All Other

19.91

Forest and Conservation Technicians

15.68

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

14.85

Gambling Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

14.68

Legislators

13.97

Conservation Scientists

12.87

Wellhead Pumpers

11.82

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

9.97

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

9.68
Occupations with the highest location quotient in West Montana nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

42.21

Foresters

15.12

Logging Equipment Operators

10.43

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

8.42

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

7.64

Motorcycle Mechanics

7.52

Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other

7.18

Tile and Stone Setters

7.08

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

6.70

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

6.60
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Montana nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Gambling and Sports Book Writers and Runners

32.38

Hydrologic Technicians

22.16

Forest and Conservation Technicians

17.19

Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other

14.08

Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary

13.62

Hydrologists

13.58

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

10.02

Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary

9.79

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

8.46

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

7.95
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Travel Agents

10.92

Musicians and Singers

8.76

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

8.48

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

7.63

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

7.00

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.04

Agricultural Inspectors

5.93

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.90

Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other

5.48

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.41
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

21.76

Log Graders and Scalers

11.75

Agricultural Equipment Operators

10.78

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

8.63

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

8.40

Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters

7.98

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

7.32

Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers

7.10

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

6.44

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.43
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Missouri nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Agricultural Equipment Operators

14.64

Bridge and Lock Tenders

12.48

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

9.67

Highway Maintenance Workers

9.05

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

8.50

Tool and Die Makers

8.14

Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers

7.82

Legislators

7.58

Special Education Teachers, Preschool

6.79

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

5.85
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers

14.16

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

7.41

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.22

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

6.13

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

5.90

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

5.19

Highway Maintenance Workers

4.64

Cooks, Fast Food

4.40

Agricultural Inspectors

4.18

New Accounts Clerks

3.95
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Fallers

42.95

Sailors and Marine Oilers

30.55

Log Graders and Scalers

21.29

Logging Equipment Operators

16.28

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

15.72

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

14.66

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

12.88

Ship Engineers

9.80

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

9.31

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

8.49
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

37.63

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

27.39

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

25.46

Psychiatric Aides

23.92

Logging Equipment Operators

21.36

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

20.27

Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists

15.51

Log Graders and Scalers

11.25

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

10.35

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

9.28
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

21.08

Agricultural Equipment Operators

11.50

Logging Equipment Operators

10.42

Psychiatric Aides

9.87

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

9.40

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

7.62

Highway Maintenance Workers

6.88

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

6.20

Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers

6.14

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

5.35
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Upholsterers

73.66

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

23.44

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

23.36

Tire Builders

21.26

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

20.11

Sewing Machine Operators

16.04

Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers

11.64

Fallers

10.94

Family and Consumer Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary

10.12

Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary

9.74
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

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

18.96

Gambling Service Workers, All Other

13.49

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

11.91

Food Processing Workers, All Other

11.14

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

7.63

Food Batchmakers

7.19

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

6.97

Adult Basic Education, Adult Secondary Education, and English as a Second Language Instructors

5.94

Wind Turbine Service Technicians

5.81

Plant and System Operators, All Other

5.40
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

29.29

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

16.98

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

13.07

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

12.04

Gambling Service Workers, All Other

10.83

Food Processing Workers, All Other

10.70

Wind Turbine Service Technicians

10.39

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

8.21

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

8.12

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

7.64
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Foresters

39.25

Gambling Service Workers, All Other

25.24

Forest and Conservation Technicians

15.49

Logging Equipment Operators

14.54

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

10.03

Gambling Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

8.64

Power Plant Operators

7.99

Conservation Scientists

7.03

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.77

Social Workers, All Other

6.00
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Gambling Service Workers, All Other

25.28

Gambling and Sports Book Writers and Runners

13.60

Social Workers, All Other

7.21

Fallers

6.73

Electro-Mechanical and Mechatronics Technologists and Technicians

6.05

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

6.01

Special Education Teachers, Preschool

5.44

Food Processing Workers, All Other

5.38

Gambling Cage Workers

5.38

Gambling Managers

5.36
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

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

11.65

Fish and Game Wardens

8.54

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

7.52

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

7.16

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

6.94

Tool and Die Makers

6.44

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

6.39

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

5.99

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.08

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

4.99
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

8.73

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

7.78

Gambling Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

7.56

Logging Equipment Operators

5.18

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

5.13

Foresters

4.72

First-Line Supervisors of Gambling Services Workers

4.54

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

4.53

Entertainment and Recreation Managers, Except Gambling

4.51

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

4.31
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Fish and Game Wardens

27.90

Foresters

13.28

Logging Equipment Operators

13.02

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

9.56

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

8.96

Wellhead Pumpers

7.23

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

7.08

Legislators

6.38

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.05

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

5.82
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Fish and Game Wardens

22.60

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

19.48

Logging Equipment Operators

16.42

Foresters

11.67

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

10.44

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

9.91

Gambling Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

9.59

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

8.22

Craft Artists

8.11

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

7.22
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Helpers--Carpenters

13.58

Curators

11.33

Museum Technicians and Conservators

6.92

Emergency Medicine Physicians

5.52

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

5.31

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

5.19

Fundraisers

4.09

Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers

3.72

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

3.59

Conservation Scientists

3.58
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Maryland nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Food Processing Workers, All Other

28.36

Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health

12.64

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

10.69

Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment

10.18

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

6.39

Rehabilitation Counselors

5.48

Agricultural Equipment Operators

5.21

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

5.03

Maintenance Workers, Machinery

4.56

Funeral Attendants

4.02
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

11.20

Stonemasons

7.63

Log Graders and Scalers

6.84

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

6.19

Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment

6.00

Orthodontists

5.81

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

5.35

Power Distributors and Dispatchers

5.29

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.73

Etchers and Engravers

4.63
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

38.36

Fish and Game Wardens

17.42

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

12.56

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

9.46

Foresters

8.50

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

7.87

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

7.54

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

7.37

Biological Technicians

7.08

Helpers--Carpenters

6.82
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Extraction Workers, All Other

56.26

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

34.37

Bridge and Lock Tenders

33.86

Sailors and Marine Oilers

32.92

Ship Engineers

23.74

Riggers

22.44

Occupational Therapy Aides

20.21

Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other

16.00

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

11.31

Food Processing Workers, All Other

11.18
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Extraction Workers, All Other

23.14

Logging Equipment Operators

18.97

Plant and System Operators, All Other

18.41

Food Processing Workers, All Other

12.81

Postsecondary Teachers, All Other

10.41

Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other

9.53

Educational Instruction and Library Workers, All Other

8.74

Meter Readers, Utilities

7.65

Cooks, All Other

7.48

Transportation Workers, All Other

7.17
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Woodworkers, All Other

66.75

Logging Equipment Operators

47.71

Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators and Locomotive Firers

24.23

Log Graders and Scalers

20.58

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

12.96

Material Moving Workers, All Other

12.49

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

10.55

Food Processing Workers, All Other

10.21

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

8.86

Rail Car Repairers

8.07
Occupations with the highest location quotient in East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Roof Bolters, Mining

63.96

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

46.68

Underground Mining Machine Operators, All Other

45.07

Loading and Moving Machine Operators, Underground Mining

28.63

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators, Surface Mining

16.42

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

15.26

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

11.66

Civil Engineering Technologists and Technicians

11.05

Funeral Home Managers

7.60

Helpers--Extraction Workers

6.75
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters

32.20

Embalmers

10.51

Rock Splitters, Quarry

9.20

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

9.01

Bailiffs

8.56

Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary

8.50

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

8.40

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

7.22

Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers

6.79

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

6.21
Occupations with the highest location quotient in South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Log Graders and Scalers

17.49

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

16.32

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

13.11

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

13.00

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

10.43

Bailiffs

9.37

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

8.95

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

8.94

Funeral Home Managers

7.47

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

7.03
Occupations with the highest location quotient in West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Sailors and Marine Oilers

39.43

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

31.85

Underground Mining Machine Operators, All Other

18.43

Embalmers

9.74

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

8.41

Maintenance Workers, Machinery

7.34

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

6.53

Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary

5.82

Rail Car Repairers

5.78

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

5.74
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Kansas nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

13.77

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

12.04

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

11.97

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

11.41

Wind Turbine Service Technicians

10.82

Agricultural Equipment Operators

9.13

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

8.80

Wellhead Pumpers

8.41

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

7.78

Food Processing Workers, All Other

7.78
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Agricultural Equipment Operators

11.39

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

10.54

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

9.93

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

9.31

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

9.19

Bridge and Lock Tenders

7.88

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

7.41

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

7.19

Food Processing Workers, All Other

6.74

Soil and Plant Scientists

6.30
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Agricultural Equipment Operators

19.35

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

14.09

Farm and Home Management Educators

11.68

Agricultural Technicians

9.54

Legislators

8.62

Soil and Plant Scientists

8.55

Conservation Scientists

8.08

Food Processing Workers, All Other

7.09

Highway Maintenance Workers

6.36

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

4.79
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

22.50

Wind Turbine Service Technicians

20.98

Agricultural Equipment Operators

19.61

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

15.07

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

14.95

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

14.36

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

10.62

Agricultural Technicians

9.33

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

7.47

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

7.32
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Agricultural Equipment Operators

15.68

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

13.38

Wind Turbine Service Technicians

11.66

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

10.91

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

10.03

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators, Surface Mining

9.57

Agricultural Technicians

8.89

Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Operators

8.77

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

8.53

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

7.83
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters

36.55

Furniture Finishers

18.17

Upholsterers

14.97

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

9.89

Power Plant Operators

9.37

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

8.96

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

8.81

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

8.63

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

8.23

Mechanical Engineering Technologists and Technicians

7.76
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Pourers and Casters, Metal

17.05

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

13.10

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

9.96

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

9.33

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

8.49

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

8.42

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

7.54

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

7.40

Tool and Die Makers

7.00

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.62
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Pourers and Casters, Metal

29.41

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

16.20

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

16.07

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

12.16

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

11.98

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

11.47

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

11.17

Upholsterers

11.03

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

9.18

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

9.15
Occupations with the highest location quotient in South Illinois nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

19.24

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

16.34

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

7.88

Correctional Officers and Jailers

7.87

Highway Maintenance Workers

7.43

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

6.98

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.97

Forest and Conservation Technicians

6.87

Agricultural Equipment Operators

6.56

Meter Readers, Utilities

6.12
Occupations with the highest location quotient in East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Agricultural Equipment Operators

9.68

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

7.09

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

6.83

Cartographers and Photogrammetrists

6.48

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

6.04

Highway Maintenance Workers

6.03

Dentists, General

5.58

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

4.97

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.78

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

4.27
Occupations with the highest location quotient in West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

13.98

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

10.23

Bridge and Lock Tenders

10.00

Agricultural Equipment Operators

9.54

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

7.58

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

7.10

Highway Maintenance Workers

7.05

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

6.87

Correctional Officers and Jailers

6.65

Animal Control Workers

4.77
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

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

15.62

Agricultural Equipment Operators

5.79

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators, Surface Mining

5.74

Food Batchmakers

5.55

Highway Maintenance Workers

5.45

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.40

Meter Readers, Utilities

4.51

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.47

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

4.40

Occupational Health and Safety Technicians

4.34
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southeast-Central Idaho nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

23.43

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

20.56

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

20.11

Food Science Technicians

10.70

Agricultural Equipment Operators

10.44

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

10.27

Fish and Game Wardens

10.00

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

8.34

Food Processing Workers, All Other

7.63

Legislators

6.94
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwestern Idaho nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Fallers

73.93

Forest and Conservation Technicians

57.97

Log Graders and Scalers

51.45

Foresters

38.36

Logging Equipment Operators

30.63

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

14.48

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

14.36

Millwrights

12.38

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

11.88

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

9.57
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorboat Operators

67.20

Astronomers

60.71

Passenger Attendants

16.73

Baggage Porters and Bellhops

12.80

Dancers

11.61

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

10.34

Forest and Conservation Workers

10.15

Judicial Law Clerks

9.98

Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other

8.97

Tour and Travel Guides

8.13
Occupations with the highest location quotient in South Georgia nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists

33.44

Logging Equipment Operators

19.27

Logging Workers, All Other

17.54

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

16.01

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

11.62

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

10.49

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

9.91

Fallers

9.51

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

9.42

Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary

8.34
Occupations with the highest location quotient in East Georgia nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists

30.46

Logging Equipment Operators

23.23

Teachers and Instructors, All Other

12.01

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

8.82

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

8.69

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

7.75

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

7.25

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

6.81

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

5.77

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School

5.51
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

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

26.65

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

24.75

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

20.34

Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists

18.56

Logging Equipment Operators

9.42

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

7.86

Production Workers, All Other

7.11

Teachers and Instructors, All Other

6.72

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

5.92

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

4.91
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Georgia nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

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

54.99

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

30.84

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

16.79

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

14.42

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

13.27

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

10.61

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

10.08

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

7.48

Teachers and Instructors, All Other

7.39

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

5.36
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Florida nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

50.75

Logging Equipment Operators

22.43

Fish and Game Wardens

16.98

Correctional Officers and Jailers

11.64

Farm and Home Management Educators

10.97

Foresters

9.22

Agricultural Inspectors

6.85

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators, Surface Mining

6.65

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

5.60

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

5.22
Occupations with the highest location quotient in South Florida nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

20.68

Fish and Game Wardens

14.65

Agricultural Equipment Operators

14.10

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

12.43

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

11.17

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School

11.10

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

8.84

Lodging Managers

7.90

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

7.39

Baggage Porters and Bellhops

7.31
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Connecticut nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

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

9.95

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

8.71

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School

5.33

Residential Advisors

4.65

Emergency Medical Technicians

4.36

Rehabilitation Counselors

4.30

Highway Maintenance Workers

3.98

Library Assistants, Clerical

3.94

Education Administrators, Kindergarten through Secondary

3.56

Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education

3.42
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other

21.72

Baggage Porters and Bellhops

8.89

Forest and Conservation Technicians

8.88

Hydrologists

8.73

Tour and Travel Guides

8.03

Building Cleaning Workers, All Other

7.77

Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers

7.63

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators, Surface Mining

7.20

Wellhead Pumpers

7.16

Bicycle Repairers

7.04
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Loading and Moving Machine Operators, Underground Mining

13.61

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

9.19

Tour and Travel Guides

8.88

Correctional Officers and Jailers

8.87

Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary

8.64

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

8.23

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

7.72

Stonemasons

6.76

Plant and System Operators, All Other

6.16

Cartographers and Photogrammetrists

6.09
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Wind Turbine Service Technicians

41.34

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

15.23

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

13.58

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

9.48

Legislators

8.81

Soil and Plant Scientists

8.24

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

7.86

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary

7.66

Correctional Officers and Jailers

7.64

Conservation Scientists

7.29
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Valley-Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

62.06

Fallers

31.30

Logging Equipment Operators

13.80

Foresters

13.55

Agricultural Inspectors

9.59

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

8.60

Woodworkers, All Other

8.21

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

7.93

Anthropologists and Archeologists

7.78

Conservation Scientists

7.20
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

37.95

Gambling Managers

18.12

Gambling Surveillance Officers and Gambling Investigators

15.08

Foresters

10.80

Gambling Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

10.79

Artists and Related Workers, All Other

10.36

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

10.02

Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers

9.78

Plant and System Operators, All Other

9.53

First-Line Supervisors of Gambling Services Workers

9.28
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Workers

51.55

Logging Workers, All Other

37.66

Log Graders and Scalers

35.21

Fallers

34.81

Forest and Conservation Technicians

21.21

Logging Equipment Operators

14.89

Foresters

13.56

Gambling Surveillance Officers and Gambling Investigators

9.69

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

8.79

Gambling Cage Workers

8.54
Occupations with the highest location quotient in South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

32.83

Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists

26.20

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

21.34

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

17.16

Fish and Game Wardens

11.29

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

9.34

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

9.29

Helpers--Production Workers

9.16

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

8.47

Millwrights

8.26
Occupations with the highest location quotient in West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

27.41

Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists

23.67

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

21.76

Rock Splitters, Quarry

20.29

Logging Equipment Operators

19.21

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

17.73

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

11.74

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

10.41

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

9.73

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

9.58
Occupations with the highest location quotient in East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

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

28.63

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

21.83

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

17.34

Crane and Tower Operators

15.09

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

14.97

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

9.82

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

8.28

Millwrights

7.92

Chemical Plant and System Operators

7.10

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

6.91
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Arkansas nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists

22.72

Dental Laboratory Technicians

22.66

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

18.67

Fish and Game Wardens

8.81

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

6.69

Farm and Home Management Educators

5.72

Helpers--Production Workers

5.70

Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers

5.36

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

5.04

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.76
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Arizona nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

105.15

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

41.94

Forest and Conservation Technicians

27.37

Fish and Game Wardens

21.76

Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines

11.02

Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators

7.54

Gambling Surveillance Officers and Gambling Investigators

7.27

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators, Surface Mining

6.80

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

6.50

Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers

6.10
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Alaska nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Helpers--Extraction Workers

53.95

Ship Engineers

42.19

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

34.37

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

33.52

Hoist and Winch Operators

27.90

Service Unit Operators, Oil and Gas

25.78

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

25.57

Power Plant Operators

23.30

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

22.91

Tour and Travel Guides

21.61
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

20.59

Commercial Pilots

16.03

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

11.36

Helpers--Production Workers

8.20

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

7.82

Foresters

7.76

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

6.58

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

6.52

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

6.42

Meter Readers, Utilities

6.12
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

53.91

Log Graders and Scalers

39.84

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

31.81

Fallers

29.20

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

19.55

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

16.89

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

16.11

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

15.87

Millwrights

15.84

Foresters

15.32
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

33.47

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

24.19

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

23.38

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

13.10

Logging Equipment Operators

9.23

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

8.29

Helpers--Production Workers

8.01

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

7.39

Pourers and Casters, Metal

7.38

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School

7.16
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

22.09

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

18.99

Logging Equipment Operators

14.14

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

12.05

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

11.34

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

9.00

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

8.49

Legislators

7.74

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

7.27

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School

6.99
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Worcester, MA-CT, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Biochemists and Biophysicists

9.26

Materials Scientists

4.76

Power Plant Operators

4.58

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

3.99

Special Education Teachers, All Other

3.94

Bioengineers and Biomedical Engineers

3.91

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

3.77

Electro-Mechanical and Mechatronics Technologists and Technicians

3.73

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary

3.71

Rehabilitation Counselors

3.57
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Waterbury, CT, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Tool and Die Makers

14.40

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

8.17

Special Education Teachers, All Other

7.92

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

6.89

Teachers and Instructors, All Other

6.71

Rehabilitation Counselors

5.74

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

4.58

Social and Human Service Assistants

4.55

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

3.47

Funeral Attendants

3.38
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Springfield, MA-CT, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

6.90

Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary

5.64

Economics Teachers, Postsecondary

5.39

Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators

4.83

Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary

4.78

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

4.17

Shuttle Drivers and Chauffeurs

4.14

Anthropology and Archeology Teachers, Postsecondary

3.97

Radiologists

3.85

Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

3.82
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Providence-Warwick, RI-MA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers

7.86

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

7.83

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

6.56

School Bus Monitors

5.60

Marine Engineers and Naval Architects

4.67

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

4.58

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.34

Therapists, All Other

4.25

Music Directors and Composers

4.09

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

3.95
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Portsmouth, NH-ME, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Engineering Technologists and Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other

15.89

Correspondence Clerks

12.67

Marine Engineers and Naval Architects

7.94

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment

5.88

Cooks, Short Order

5.43

Fashion Designers

5.31

Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other

5.28

Engineers, All Other

5.09

Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks

4.41

Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers

4.34
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Portland-South Portland, ME, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Biochemists and Biophysicists

9.53

Correspondence Clerks

6.10

Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment

5.72

Bailiffs

5.44

Helpers--Carpenters

5.10

Real Estate Brokers

4.31

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

3.79

Helpers--Electricians

3.59

Lodging Managers

3.43

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

3.42
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Pittsfield, MA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Fence Erectors

6.25

Special Education Teachers, Middle School

5.62

Urban and Regional Planners

5.58

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School

5.06

Tour and Travel Guides

4.72

Tool and Die Makers

3.87

Massage Therapists

3.48

Industrial Engineering Technologists and Technicians

3.37

Residential Advisors

3.32

Rehabilitation Counselors

3.00
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Craft Artists

7.03

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

6.17

First-Line Supervisors of Protective Service Workers, All Other

5.98

Fire Inspectors and Investigators

4.54

Occupational Health and Safety Technicians

4.06

Animal Trainers

4.05

Rehabilitation Counselors

3.85

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

3.54

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

3.53

Technical Writers

3.33
Occupations with the highest location quotient in New Haven, CT, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Psychologists, All Other

3.98

Education Administrators, Postsecondary

3.58

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

3.41

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

3.41

Fundraising Managers

3.18

Healthcare Diagnosing or Treating Practitioners, All Other

3.06

Curators

2.92

Music Directors and Composers

2.91

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

2.87

Soil and Plant Scientists

2.85
Occupations with the highest location quotient in New Bedford, MA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

10.96

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

10.64

Sewing Machine Operators

7.46

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

7.29

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

5.18

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

4.86

Rehabilitation Counselors

4.16

Substance Abuse, Behavioral Disorder, and Mental Health Counselors

3.09

Residential Advisors

2.99

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

2.95
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Manchester, NH, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Podiatrists

6.27

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

5.90

Cooks, Short Order

4.48

Office Machine Operators, Except Computer

4.47

Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators

3.90

Motorcycle Mechanics

3.89

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

3.48

Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other

3.35

Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists

3.08

Dental Laboratory Technicians

2.88
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lewiston-Auburn, ME, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders

115.77

Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers

26.01

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

10.46

Helpers--Electricians

7.67

Crossing Guards and Flaggers

6.32

Insulation Workers, Mechanical

5.66

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

5.44

Private Detectives and Investigators

4.63

Logging Equipment Operators

4.40

Social and Human Service Assistants

3.81
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Leominster-Gardner, MA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

7.15

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

6.18

Rehabilitation Counselors

5.03

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

4.79

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.54

Social and Community Service Managers

4.06

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School

3.97

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School

3.84

Residential Advisors

3.25

Social and Human Service Assistants

3.17
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Actuaries

9.70

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

7.42

Teaching Assistants, Postsecondary

5.71

Insurance Underwriters

4.34

Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Programmers

4.07

Cardiologists

3.95

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary

3.77

Tool and Die Makers

3.72

Animal Trainers

3.61

Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Operators

3.59
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Dover-Durham, NH-ME, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

28.82

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

24.18

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

9.93

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

9.67

Cooks, Short Order

6.13

Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Operators

4.86

Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Programmers

4.61

New Accounts Clerks

3.18

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

3.14

Veterinary Technologists and Technicians

3.13
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Danbury, CT, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Electro-Mechanical and Mechatronics Technologists and Technicians

4.86

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

4.45

Chemical Engineers

3.62

Manicurists and Pedicurists

2.71

Physician Assistants

2.49

Chefs and Head Cooks

2.40

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

2.34

Technical Writers

2.26

Cost Estimators

2.25

Healthcare Diagnosing or Treating Practitioners, All Other

2.25
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Burlington-South Burlington, VT, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary

12.43

Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other

10.64

Bicycle Repairers

8.11

Neurologists

6.71

Film and Video Editors

4.77

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

4.65

Food Processing Workers, All Other

4.57

Education Administrators, All Other

4.04

Compliance Officers

4.02

Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other

3.83
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Archivists

6.21

Landscape Architects

4.04

Survey Researchers

4.01

Manicurists and Pedicurists

3.82

Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators

3.39

Parking Enforcement Workers

3.36

Financial Managers

3.32

Shampooers

3.26

Personal Financial Advisors

2.99

Home Appliance Repairers

2.83
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Biochemists and Biophysicists

16.97

Bioengineers and Biomedical Engineers

7.64

Communications Equipment Operators, All Other

7.46

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

6.87

Microbiologists

6.12

Proofreaders and Copy Markers

5.61

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

5.51

Natural Sciences Managers

5.10

Radiologists

4.57

Biological Technicians

4.41
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Barnstable Town, MA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Stonemasons

23.39

Motorboat Operators

21.17

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

12.19

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

8.31

Biochemists and Biophysicists

5.48

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

5.32

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

4.25

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

3.94

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

3.69

Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers

3.22
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Bangor, ME, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Plant and System Operators, All Other

9.21

Logging Equipment Operators

8.59

Aircraft Service Attendants

8.45

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

7.21

Physicians, Pathologists

6.42

Elevator and Escalator Installers and Repairers

6.39

Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants

6.25

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers

5.19

Nurse Anesthetists

4.42

Helpers--Carpenters

3.84
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Yuma, AZ, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

29.26

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

23.01

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

21.53

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

15.36

Agricultural Equipment Operators

10.61

Motorcycle Mechanics

8.47

Correctional Officers and Jailers

8.20

Tapers

5.01

Air Traffic Controllers

4.28

Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs

3.41
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Yuba City, CA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Agricultural Equipment Operators

10.20

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

8.84

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

8.58

Special Education Teachers, All Other

7.46

Social Workers, All Other

6.28

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

6.22

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

6.18

Protective Service Workers, All Other

5.80

Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other

4.49

Entertainment and Recreation Managers, Except Gambling

4.13
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

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

7.55

Crematory Operators

7.42

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

7.41

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

6.03

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

4.57

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

4.34

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

4.09

Bailiffs

3.98

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

3.61

Residential Advisors

3.60
Occupations with the highest location quotient in York-Hanover, PA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines

7.24

Radiologists

6.28

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

5.81

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.22

Orderlies

4.10

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

4.02

Audiologists

3.78

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

3.66

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

3.28

Printing Press Operators

3.20
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Yakima, WA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

54.90

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

21.24

Agricultural Inspectors

20.75

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

15.76

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

13.31

Agricultural Equipment Operators

11.34

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

9.41

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

7.56

Packers and Packagers, Hand

7.42

Food Processing Workers, All Other

5.82
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Winston-Salem, NC, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

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

13.57

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

7.22

Upholsterers

6.60

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.14

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

5.62

Cooks, Fast Food

5.34

Adult Basic Education, Adult Secondary Education, and English as a Second Language Instructors

5.19

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

4.89

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.17

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

4.13
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Winchester, VA-WV, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

5.66

Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks

5.57

Cardiologists

4.63

Brokerage Clerks

3.71

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

3.37

Credit Counselors

3.35

Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping

3.28

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

3.25

Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners

3.07

Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers

3.05
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Wilmington, NC, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Natural Sciences Managers

4.92

Cooks, Fast Food

4.86

Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers

4.53

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.42

Chemists

4.27

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

3.89

Helpers--Electricians

3.67

Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

3.53

Real Estate Sales Agents

3.37

Real Estate Brokers

3.36
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Williamsport, PA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Service Unit Operators, Oil and Gas

6.23

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

5.42

Athletic Trainers

4.88

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

4.88

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

4.66

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

4.29

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

3.48

Highway Maintenance Workers

2.99

Physician Assistants

2.96

Tool and Die Makers

2.86
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Wichita Falls, TX, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Wellhead Pumpers

13.22

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

11.40

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

10.69

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

9.72

Petroleum Engineers

8.40

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

8.36

Teachers and Instructors, All Other

6.31

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

5.16

Office Machine Operators, Except Computer

5.09

Physical Therapist Aides

4.51
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Wichita, KS, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Set and Exhibit Designers

7.92

Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Programmers

6.83

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.70

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

5.66

Atmospheric and Space Scientists

4.90

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

4.77

Recreational Therapists

4.43

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

4.17

Tool and Die Makers

4.02

Orthodontists

3.87
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Wheeling, WV-OH, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Roof Bolters, Mining

189.24

Loading and Moving Machine Operators, Underground Mining

101.05

Extraction Workers, All Other

83.64

Underground Mining Machine Operators, All Other

35.66

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

24.15

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

11.99

Gas Plant Operators

11.24

Gambling Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

11.12

Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders

9.61

Service Unit Operators, Oil and Gas

7.06
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Wenatchee, WA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

59.92

Forest and Conservation Technicians

19.22

Agricultural Inspectors

19.21

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

14.09

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

13.18

Demonstrators and Product Promoters

11.97

Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers

10.21

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

10.05

Packers and Packagers, Hand

7.29

Agricultural Equipment Operators

6.78
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

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

24.42

Gambling Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

16.30

Legislators

6.76

Library Assistants, Clerical

5.25

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

4.83

Anesthesiologists

4.19

Labor Relations Specialists

4.00

Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers

3.96

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

3.69

Librarians and Media Collections Specialists

3.00
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Wausau, WI, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Food Batchmakers

16.65

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

12.93

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

9.20

Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

8.15

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

6.62

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

6.23

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

6.06

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

5.47

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

5.34

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

4.86
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Watertown-Fort Drum, NY, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Word Processors and Typists

11.72

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

10.00

Highway Maintenance Workers

7.48

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

5.43

Power Plant Operators

4.92

Community Health Workers

4.72

Legislators

4.57

Office Machine Operators, Except Computer

4.23

Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other

4.12

New Accounts Clerks

4.03
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators

38.35

Mechanical Engineers

6.31

Personal Service Managers, All Other

6.11

Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Operators

5.55

Agricultural Equipment Operators

5.51

Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners

5.24

Materials Engineers

4.92

Soil and Plant Scientists

4.57

Helpers--Production Workers

4.49

Animal Caretakers

4.49
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Political Scientists

31.85

Economists

14.16

Astronomers

11.27

Artists and Related Workers, All Other

10.32

Healthcare Diagnosing or Treating Practitioners, All Other

9.82

Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other

9.71

Geographers

9.54

Legal Support Workers, All Other

8.04

Public Relations Managers

7.04

Physical Scientists, All Other

6.46
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Warner Robins, GA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment

27.30

Computer and Information Research Scientists

26.93

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

19.93

Sheet Metal Workers

16.13

Logisticians

13.96

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

13.02

Industrial Engineering Technologists and Technicians

7.84

Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators

7.68

Bailiffs

5.93

Business Operations Specialists, All Other

5.67
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Walla Walla, WA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Demonstrators and Product Promoters

23.44

Wind Turbine Service Technicians

19.62

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

15.12

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

8.53

Musicians and Singers

5.21

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

4.75

Information and Record Clerks, All Other

3.46

Civil Engineers

3.38

Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers

2.58

Healthcare Support Workers, All Other

2.55
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Waco, TX, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Brickmasons and Blockmasons

6.37

Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators

4.89

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary

4.86

Geological Technicians, Except Hydrologic Technicians

4.84

Helpers--Production Workers

4.46

Plant and System Operators, All Other

4.44

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Postsecondary

4.10

Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners

3.85

Credit Counselors

3.56

Educational Instruction and Library Workers, All Other

3.51
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Visalia-Porterville, CA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

73.41

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

25.94

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

18.20

Agricultural Equipment Operators

17.45

Food Science Technicians

14.69

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

13.43

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

9.50

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

7.17

Agricultural Workers, All Other

6.98

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

6.86
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic

49.84

Ship Engineers

27.24

Sailors and Marine Oilers

14.66

Nuclear Engineers

12.04

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

9.59

Riggers

8.27

Engineering Technologists and Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other

6.88

Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers

5.95

Commercial Divers

5.32

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

3.75
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

17.08

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

15.47

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

11.40

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

10.99

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

10.39

Packers and Packagers, Hand

10.06

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

9.74

Correctional Officers and Jailers

9.23

Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers

8.86

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

8.76
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Victoria, TX, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

20.55

Petroleum Engineers

10.17

Occupational Therapy Assistants

6.73

Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other

5.05

Physical Therapist Assistants

5.00

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Postsecondary

4.14

Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

3.64

Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines

3.32

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

3.27

Respiratory Therapists

2.94
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Vallejo-Fairfield, CA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Agricultural Workers, All Other

7.40

Structural Iron and Steel Workers

7.35

Roofers

5.75

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

4.93

Food Science Technicians

4.76

Solar Photovoltaic Installers

4.35

Correctional Officers and Jailers

4.33

Material Moving Workers, All Other

3.94

Manicurists and Pedicurists

3.61

Wind Turbine Service Technicians

3.45
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Valdosta, GA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

12.41

Special Education Teachers, All Other

8.20

Psychiatric Aides

6.83

Logging Equipment Operators

5.89

Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers

4.00

Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers

3.78

Production Workers, All Other

3.77

Helpers--Electricians

3.76

First-Line Supervisors of Firefighting and Prevention Workers

3.67

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

3.65
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Utica-Rome, NY, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Psychiatric Aides

8.90

Word Processors and Typists

7.47

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

7.43

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

5.58

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School

5.44

Computer and Information Research Scientists

5.39

Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other

4.97

Correctional Officers and Jailers

4.83

Highway Maintenance Workers

4.81

New Accounts Clerks

3.92
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Urban Honolulu, HI, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Hoist and Winch Operators

22.81

Motorboat Operators

17.41

Dancers

10.65

Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters

8.84

Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other

8.81

Telephone Operators

7.46

Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other

7.39

Baggage Porters and Bellhops

6.82

Anthropologists and Archeologists

6.66

Music Directors and Composers

5.76
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Tyler, TX, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Wellhead Pumpers

8.68

Civil Engineering Technologists and Technicians

6.20

Geological Technicians, Except Hydrologic Technicians

5.78

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

5.44

Special Education Teachers, All Other

5.43

Petroleum Engineers

5.40

Cartographers and Photogrammetrists

3.59

Athletic Trainers

3.26

Barbers

3.19

Forensic Science Technicians

3.18
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Twin Falls, ID, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Food Science Technicians

25.38

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

15.74

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

11.49

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

11.30

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

10.36

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

8.85

Forest and Conservation Technicians

8.72

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

7.99

Food Scientists and Technologists

7.48

Agricultural Inspectors

7.42
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Tuscaloosa, AL, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Psychiatric Aides

21.42

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

14.92

Log Graders and Scalers

14.57

Logging Equipment Operators

10.90

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

9.47

Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators

7.63

Farm and Home Management Educators

7.14

Millwrights

6.72

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

6.66

Economics Teachers, Postsecondary

6.63
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Tulsa, OK, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

10.53

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

7.33

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

7.27

Paperhangers

6.50

Gambling Surveillance Officers and Gambling Investigators

6.34

Gambling Managers

6.00

Geological Technicians, Except Hydrologic Technicians

5.95

Petroleum Engineers

5.56

Maintenance Workers, Machinery

5.19

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

4.03
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Tucson, AZ, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Social Science Research Assistants

11.81

Anthropologists and Archeologists

7.54

Hydrologists

6.75

Gambling Cage Workers

5.45

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

4.70

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

4.69

Musical Instrument Repairers and Tuners

4.47

Tapers

4.07

Gambling Surveillance Officers and Gambling Investigators

3.85

Solar Photovoltaic Installers

3.80
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Trenton, NJ, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Natural Sciences Managers

16.82

Biochemists and Biophysicists

9.89

Telephone Operators

9.48

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

7.38

Materials Scientists

7.26

Word Processors and Typists

7.20

Financial Specialists, All Other

6.18

Religious Workers, All Other

6.07

Epidemiologists

5.86

Shampooers

5.75
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Topeka, KS, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service

6.30

Recreational Therapists

5.02

Health Information Technologists and Medical Registrars

4.63

Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan

4.46

Forensic Science Technicians

4.12

Food Batchmakers

3.98

Bailiffs

3.62

Power Plant Operators

3.57

Civil Engineering Technologists and Technicians

3.36

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

3.32
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Toledo, OH, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

14.70

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

10.77

Materials Engineers

6.57

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

6.43

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

5.32

Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders

4.53

Tool and Die Makers

4.40

Millwrights

4.03

Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators

3.61

Bailiffs

3.55
Occupations with the highest location quotient in The Villages, FL, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

11.69

Correctional Officers and Jailers

9.84

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators, Surface Mining

8.81

Pipelayers

4.48

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

4.43

Real Estate Sales Agents

4.07

Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians

3.68

Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers

3.62

Construction Laborers

3.30

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

3.27
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Texarkana, TX-AR, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines

5.80

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

5.77

Correctional Officers and Jailers

5.01

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

4.02

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

3.99

Logging Equipment Operators

3.67

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

3.56

Medical Equipment Repairers

3.38

Procurement Clerks

3.23

Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

3.04
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Terre Haute, IN, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

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

11.78

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

8.12

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary

6.04

Correctional Officers and Jailers

5.76

Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

5.61

Power Plant Operators

5.49

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

5.37

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

4.35

Printing Press Operators

4.34

Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians

4.19
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Physicians, Pathologists

5.41

Neurologists

4.88

Exercise Physiologists

4.67

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

4.53

Pile Driver Operators

4.35

Nurse Anesthetists

3.76

Forensic Science Technicians

3.02

Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other

3.00

Sewers, Hand

2.84

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

2.84
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Tallahassee, FL, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Psychiatric Aides

21.49

Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other

10.24

Judicial Law Clerks

9.68

Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

8.65

Hydrologists

6.98

Counselors, All Other

6.72

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

6.53

Management Analysts

5.71

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

5.70

Forensic Science Technicians

5.46
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Syracuse, NY, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School

8.53

Word Processors and Typists

7.55

Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary

6.15

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

4.93

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay

4.73

Music Directors and Composers

4.18

School Bus Monitors

3.86

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

3.71

Dental Laboratory Technicians

3.45

Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other

3.44
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Sumter, SC, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

7.28

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

5.15

Teachers and Instructors, All Other

4.51

Industrial Engineering Technologists and Technicians

4.38

Education Administrators, Postsecondary

4.00

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

3.71

Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

3.15

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

2.74

Tax Preparers

2.67

Rehabilitation Counselors

2.59
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Stockton-Lodi, CA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

7.50

Agricultural Workers, All Other

7.11

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

6.94

Material Moving Workers, All Other

6.07

Sociologists

5.86

Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping

5.56

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

5.52

Food Science Technicians

5.16

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

4.99

Agricultural Equipment Operators

4.68
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Staunton-Waynesboro, VA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

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

6.41

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

6.07

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

5.08

Concierges

4.57

Bakers

3.72

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.07

Ophthalmic Medical Technicians

2.88

Interpreters and Translators

2.62

Helpers--Electricians

2.52

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

2.47
Occupations with the highest location quotient in State College, PA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Engineers, All Other

11.43

Fundraisers

7.68

Instructional Coordinators

6.58

Computer Programmers

6.11

Statisticians

5.41

Librarians and Media Collections Specialists

5.08

Civil Engineering Technologists and Technicians

5.08

Library Assistants, Clerical

3.79

File Clerks

3.77

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

3.32
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Springfield, OH, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

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

10.89

Library Technicians

9.46

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

8.16

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

6.92

Food Processing Workers, All Other

5.86

Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Arrangers

5.06

Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators

4.83

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

4.77

Librarians and Media Collections Specialists

4.64

Tool and Die Makers

4.56
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Springfield, MO, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

11.46

Rock Splitters, Quarry

8.07

Psychiatric Technicians

7.58

Travel Agents

6.21

Telemarketers

6.19

Cooks, Fast Food

4.38

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

4.12

Agricultural Inspectors

3.79

Traffic Technicians

3.53

Health Information Technologists and Medical Registrars

3.13
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Springfield, IL, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators

40.06

Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

12.77

Cardiologists

9.74

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

5.02

Environmental Engineers

4.53

Civil Engineering Technologists and Technicians

4.51

Power Plant Operators

4.33

Special Education Teachers, All Other

4.24

Legislators

4.19

Museum Technicians and Conservators

4.13
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Rehabilitation Counselors

5.99

Helpers--Carpenters

5.14

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

4.14

Logging Equipment Operators

3.64

Life Scientists, All Other

3.42

Statisticians

3.29

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School

3.28

Foresters

3.25

Archivists

3.05

Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers

3.02
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Spartanburg, SC, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

22.11

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

14.35

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

12.77

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

12.48

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

11.36

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

9.36

Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators

7.45

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

7.04

Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping

5.90

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

5.45
Occupations with the highest location quotient in South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Gambling Surveillance Officers and Gambling Investigators

7.55

Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary

5.67

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

5.12

Psychiatric Technicians

4.37

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

3.84

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

3.81

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

3.78

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

3.67

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

3.58

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

3.52
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Sioux Falls, SD, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Choreographers

21.07

Forest and Conservation Workers

19.61

Gambling Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

9.85

Soil and Plant Scientists

9.17

Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks

8.58

Agricultural Technicians

6.91

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.15

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

6.03

Orthopedic Surgeons, Except Pediatric

5.46

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

5.41
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Sioux City, IA-NE-SD, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

23.17

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

18.42

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

15.77

Food Scientists and Technologists

11.97

Food Batchmakers

11.28

Food Science Technicians

8.92

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

6.63

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

5.53

Agricultural Equipment Operators

4.89

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

4.67
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

30.99

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

12.39

Computer and Information Research Scientists

11.34

Correctional Officers and Jailers

7.08

Computer Occupations, All Other

5.02

Tile and Stone Setters

4.22

Training and Development Specialists

3.80

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

3.64

Compliance Officers

3.47

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

3.34
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Shreveport-Bossier City, LA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Extraction Workers, All Other

29.09

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

10.90

Gambling Service Workers, All Other

10.66

Service Unit Operators, Oil and Gas

10.62

Gambling Managers

9.06

Chemical Plant and System Operators

7.32

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

7.03

Healthcare Support Workers, All Other

6.97

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

6.30

Gambling Dealers

6.12
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Sherman-Denison, TX, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.20

Glaziers

5.17

Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers

4.33

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

4.24

Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other

3.55

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

3.06

Bill and Account Collectors

2.97

Food Processing Workers, All Other

2.72

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School

2.66

Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

2.58
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Sheboygan, WI, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Food Batchmakers

21.65

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

15.13

Tool and Die Makers

11.66

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

9.55

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

9.20

Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Operators

8.91

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

8.25

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

6.52

Machinists

5.58

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

5.38
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Sebring, FL, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

8.27

Roofers

4.74

Family Medicine Physicians

3.83

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

3.50

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks

3.20

Paramedics

2.98

Physical Therapist Assistants

2.90

Medical Secretaries and Administrative Assistants

2.51

Physician Assistants

2.42

First-Line Supervisors of Firefighting and Prevention Workers

2.40
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Roofers

8.19

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

7.64

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

5.29

Dietetic Technicians

5.14

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

5.06

Helpers--Carpenters

4.50

Ophthalmic Medical Technicians

4.22

Agricultural Equipment Operators

4.17

Home Appliance Repairers

3.75

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

3.60
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Avionics Technicians

15.10

Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers

10.73

Tapers

5.94

Travel Agents

5.71

Statisticians

5.66

Aerospace Engineers

5.58

Special Effects Artists and Animators

5.44

Ship Engineers

5.42

Computer and Information Research Scientists

5.01

Epidemiologists

4.52
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.37

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

5.00

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

4.37

Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs

4.32

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.23

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

4.12

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

4.02

Religious Workers, All Other

3.96

Podiatrists

3.90

Crossing Guards and Flaggers

3.45
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Savannah, GA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers

36.67

Transportation Inspectors

7.49

Transportation Workers, All Other

7.23

Therapists, All Other

6.73

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.72

Millwrights

4.48

Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other

4.32

Production Workers, All Other

3.37

Designers, All Other

3.37

Pipelayers

3.31
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Santa Rosa, CA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Demonstrators and Product Promoters

12.70

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

10.56

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

10.42

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

8.41

Food Science Technicians

8.40

Stonemasons

6.88

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

6.79

Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other

6.32

Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers

6.10

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

5.59
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

35.38

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

16.44

Agricultural Equipment Operators

12.42

Sociologists

11.49

Geography Teachers, Postsecondary

7.85

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

7.61

Agricultural Workers, All Other

6.85

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

6.44

Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary

6.29

Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other

6.09
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Santa Fe, NM, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Anthropologists and Archeologists

14.78

Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators

12.90

Museum Technicians and Conservators

9.40

Curators

8.80

Gambling Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

6.87

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

5.99

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

5.79

Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers

5.55

Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers

5.31

Civil Engineering Technologists and Technicians

5.00
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

6.42

Bicycle Repairers

5.93

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

4.86

Cooks, All Other

4.63

Pediatricians, General

4.29

Special Education Teachers, All Other

4.20

Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other

4.15

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

3.96

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

3.52

Material Moving Workers, All Other

3.43
Occupations with the highest location quotient in San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

14.91

Demonstrators and Product Promoters

12.56

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

10.29

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

9.49

Agricultural Equipment Operators

8.66

Food Science Technicians

7.79

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

6.20

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

5.76

Landscape Architects

5.35

Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other

5.08
Occupations with the highest location quotient in San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Communications Equipment Operators, All Other

20.49

Bailiffs

10.94

Solar Photovoltaic Installers

10.90

Farm and Home Management Educators

10.42

Word Processors and Typists

10.28

Helpers--Carpenters

8.48

Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other

7.14

Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

6.70

Agricultural Inspectors

6.47

Couriers and Messengers

5.77
Occupations with the highest location quotient in San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Computer Hardware Engineers

20.20

Semiconductor Processing Technicians

8.81

Computer and Information Research Scientists

8.35

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

8.16

Software Developers

7.75

Electro-Mechanical and Mechatronics Technologists and Technicians

5.74

Software Quality Assurance Analysts and Testers

5.63

Computer Occupations, All Other

5.41

Electrical Engineers

5.33

Computer and Information Systems Managers

4.70
Occupations with the highest location quotient in San German, PR, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Sewing Machine Operators

94.50

Prepress Technicians and Workers

11.48

Pharmacy Aides

11.34

Highway Maintenance Workers

10.13

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School

6.88

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School

5.21

Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria

4.91

Butchers and Meat Cutters

4.88

Paramedics

4.04

School Psychologists

3.72
Occupations with the highest location quotient in San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Taxi Drivers

13.74

Biological Scientists, All Other

6.23

Biochemists and Biophysicists

5.08

Sociologists

4.25

Special Effects Artists and Animators

4.08

Web and Digital Interface Designers

4.03

Acupuncturists

3.90

Dancers

3.76

Marriage and Family Therapists

3.70

Computer Hardware Engineers

3.70
Occupations with the highest location quotient in San Diego-Carlsbad, CA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers, All Other

7.57

Marriage and Family Therapists

7.41

Biological Scientists, All Other

5.83

Anesthesiologists

5.41

Computer Hardware Engineers

5.39

Acupuncturists

4.49

Biochemists and Biophysicists

4.36

Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other

4.25

Material Moving Workers, All Other

4.14

Protective Service Workers, All Other

3.93
Occupations with the highest location quotient in San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Ophthalmologists, Except Pediatric

7.61

Political Scientists

3.79

Geological Technicians, Except Hydrologic Technicians

3.65

Telemarketers

3.56

Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers, All Other

3.18

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators, Surface Mining

2.84

Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks

2.79

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

2.75

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

2.68

Financial Clerks, All Other

2.65
Occupations with the highest location quotient in San Angelo, TX, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

21.77

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

21.33

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

16.24

Wellhead Pumpers

11.99

Petroleum Engineers

8.50

Service Unit Operators, Oil and Gas

5.83

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

4.57

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.23

Bill and Account Collectors

3.34

Educational Instruction and Library Workers, All Other

3.11
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Salt Lake City, UT, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Mathematicians

10.85

Historians

7.53

Bioengineers and Biomedical Engineers

5.83

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

5.39

Database Architects

5.11

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

5.05

Tile and Stone Setters

4.82

Hearing Aid Specialists

4.49

Athletes and Sports Competitors

4.05

Set and Exhibit Designers

3.96
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Salisbury, MD-DE, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

30.48

Building Cleaning Workers, All Other

27.65

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

11.02

Elevator and Escalator Installers and Repairers

5.49

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.41

Parking Enforcement Workers

4.29

Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers

4.20

Agricultural Inspectors

3.89

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

3.86

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

3.78
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Salinas, CA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

80.94

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

32.41

Agricultural Equipment Operators

26.13

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

16.30

Teachers and Instructors, All Other

15.24

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

15.09

Interpreters and Translators

12.72

Agricultural Workers, All Other

10.23

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

8.90

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

8.25
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Salem, OR, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

33.39

Logging Workers, All Other

17.62

Woodworkers, All Other

12.14

Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers

11.38

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

9.75

Clergy

8.19

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

8.02

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

7.33

Foresters

7.25

Soil and Plant Scientists

6.69
Occupations with the highest location quotient in St. Louis, MO-IL, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Museum Technicians and Conservators

6.65

Pourers and Casters, Metal

6.46

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

4.25

Special Education Teachers, Preschool

4.13

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

3.28

Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants

3.05

Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders

2.92

Transportation Workers, All Other

2.89

Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other

2.83

Cooks, Fast Food

2.77
Occupations with the highest location quotient in St. Joseph, MO-KS, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

5.56

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

5.25

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

5.08

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

4.52

Sheet Metal Workers

4.19

Cooks, Fast Food

4.13

Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators

3.40

New Accounts Clerks

3.27

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

2.84

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

2.79
Occupations with the highest location quotient in St. George, UT, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

23.47

Tile and Stone Setters

12.46

Stonemasons

8.17

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Postsecondary

7.96

Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers

6.97

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators, Surface Mining

6.72

Bicycle Repairers

6.00

Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers

5.05

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

4.85

Furniture Finishers

4.82
Occupations with the highest location quotient in St. Cloud, MN, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

48.05

Gambling Service Workers, All Other

13.10

Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service

6.61

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

6.35

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.05

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

5.89

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

3.78

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

3.60

Prepress Technicians and Workers

3.57

Healthcare Support Workers, All Other

3.46
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Saginaw, MI, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Industrial Engineering Technologists and Technicians

7.42

Mechanical Engineers

5.93

New Accounts Clerks

4.96

Funeral Attendants

4.73

Millwrights

4.65

Nurse Anesthetists

4.33

Tool and Die Makers

4.28

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

4.16

Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers

4.13

Machinists

4.06
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

10.23

Forest and Conservation Workers

8.00

Sociologists

7.54

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

5.75

Environmental Engineers

4.56

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

4.33

Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers

4.33

Data Entry Keyers

4.18

Agricultural Inspectors

4.16

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

4.15
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Rome, GA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

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

34.73

Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other

6.23

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

6.08

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

5.35

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

4.34

Production Workers, All Other

4.30

Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers

4.03

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment

4.00

Teachers and Instructors, All Other

3.97

Family Medicine Physicians

3.91
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Rocky Mount, NC, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Food Processing Workers, All Other

11.16

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary

11.11

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

9.64

Cooks, Fast Food

6.62

Industrial Engineering Technologists and Technicians

5.55

Bakers

4.83

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

4.56

School Bus Monitors

4.28

Adult Basic Education, Adult Secondary Education, and English as a Second Language Instructors

3.94

Pipelayers

3.88
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Rockford, IL, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

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

11.83

Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Operators

8.11

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

7.74

Tool and Die Makers

6.58

Machinists

6.49

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

5.77

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

5.29

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.19

Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Programmers

3.60

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

3.12
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Rochester, NY, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

7.94

Music Directors and Composers

6.81

Word Processors and Typists

6.26

School Bus Monitors

5.47

Model Makers, Metal and Plastic

5.26

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

4.68

Orthodontists

4.42

Historians

4.41

Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary

4.27

Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

4.23
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Rochester, MN, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Gambling Service Workers, All Other

9.51

Audiologists

8.71

Physician Assistants

8.24

Diagnostic Medical Sonographers

6.30

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

6.06

Social Workers, All Other

5.79

Marriage and Family Therapists

5.42

Medical Equipment Preparers

5.09

Paramedics

4.89

Radiologic Technologists and Technicians

4.59
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Roanoke, VA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Fallers

8.01

Farm and Home Management Educators

5.57

Telemarketers

4.67

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

4.42

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

4.38

Funeral Attendants

4.35

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

3.28

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

3.24

Riggers

3.13

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators, Surface Mining

3.01
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Material Moving Workers, All Other

5.62

Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping

5.00

Gambling Managers

4.93

Protective Service Workers, All Other

4.90

Gambling Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

4.77

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

4.33

Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other

4.01

Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers

3.95

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

3.90

Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers

3.84
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Richmond, VA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Life Scientists, All Other

5.48

Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers

3.39

Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary

3.36

Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other

2.91

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

2.86

Operations Research Analysts

2.59

Etchers and Engravers

2.58

Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

2.51

Brokerage Clerks

2.50

Telemarketers

2.48
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Reno, NV, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Materials Scientists

27.11

Gambling Managers

13.50

First-Line Supervisors of Gambling Services Workers

9.21

Gambling Cage Workers

8.98

Gambling Dealers

8.93

Gambling and Sports Book Writers and Runners

8.67

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

7.49

Tapers

7.38

Gambling Service Workers, All Other

6.79

Gambling Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

6.64
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Redding, CA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Workers, All Other

45.66

Forest and Conservation Technicians

23.52

Logging Equipment Operators

9.07

Foresters

8.19

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

5.77

Marriage and Family Therapists

5.68

Power Plant Operators

5.25

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

5.00

Physical Therapist Aides

4.35

Material Moving Workers, All Other

3.89
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Reading, PA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Pourers and Casters, Metal

24.92

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

13.07

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

8.68

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

4.76

Parking Enforcement Workers

4.26

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

4.15

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

4.08

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

4.08

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

3.71

Family Medicine Physicians

3.47
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Rapid City, SD, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Choreographers

21.97

Gambling Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

15.28

Residential Advisors

10.35

Forest and Conservation Technicians

8.73

Atmospheric and Space Scientists

7.65

Foresters

7.56

Airfield Operations Specialists

7.31

Motorcycle Mechanics

6.91

Cooks, Short Order

6.84

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

6.60
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Raleigh, NC, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Farm and Home Management Educators

16.45

Life Scientists, All Other

6.92

Surveying and Mapping Technicians

4.45

Natural Sciences Managers

4.16

Cartographers and Photogrammetrists

4.15

Agricultural Technicians

4.08

Biological Scientists, All Other

3.94

Soil and Plant Scientists

3.93

Helpers--Electricians

3.80

Helpers--Roofers

3.78
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Racine, WI, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

8.76

Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Operators

7.87

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

6.24

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

6.08

Legislators

5.67

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.31

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

5.12

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

4.39

Tool and Die Makers

4.39

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

4.30
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Punta Gorda, FL, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Roofers

8.11

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

7.43

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

7.03

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

6.59

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

5.56

Aircraft Service Attendants

4.99

Pest Control Workers

4.97

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

4.70

Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers

3.95

Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other

3.44
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Pueblo, CO, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks

5.52

Information and Record Clerks, All Other

5.14

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

4.16

Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other

3.89

Protective Service Workers, All Other

3.84

Substance Abuse, Behavioral Disorder, and Mental Health Counselors

3.78

Correctional Officers and Jailers

3.68

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers

3.60

Occupational Therapy Assistants

3.22

Legal Support Workers, All Other

3.01
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Provo-Orem, UT, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

12.41

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

9.48

Credit Counselors

6.91

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

6.55

Solar Photovoltaic Installers

5.39

Musical Instrument Repairers and Tuners

4.73

Dental Laboratory Technicians

4.34

Brickmasons and Blockmasons

4.31

Helpers--Carpenters

4.26

Tapers

3.50
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Prescott, AZ, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Tour and Travel Guides

11.84

Cooks, All Other

4.60

Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines

4.53

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

4.36

Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers

4.20

Demonstrators and Product Promoters

4.07

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

3.96

First-Line Supervisors of Firefighting and Prevention Workers

3.65

Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers

3.63

Social Workers, All Other

3.62
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Port St. Lucie, FL, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

15.79

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

10.94

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

6.91

Roofers

5.89

Media and Communication Workers, All Other

5.11

Helpers--Carpenters

4.77

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

4.67

Psychiatric Technicians

3.80

Audiologists

3.26

Pest Control Workers

3.15
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Semiconductor Processing Technicians

26.08

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

23.06

Computer Hardware Engineers

13.57

Religious Workers, All Other

6.83

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

5.14

Acupuncturists

4.97

Clergy

4.90

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

4.89

Fashion Designers

4.50

Industrial Engineering Technologists and Technicians

4.11
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Ponce, PR, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Sewing Machine Operators

19.79

Farm and Home Management Educators

18.28

Helpers--Carpenters

11.22

Calibration Technologists and Technicians

9.47

Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other

8.59

Environmental Engineering Technologists and Technicians

6.74

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School

4.93

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School

4.67

Pharmacy Aides

4.46

Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians

4.41
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Pocatello, ID, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Loan Officers

4.15

Physical Therapist Aides

3.74

Clinical and Counseling Psychologists

3.28

New Accounts Clerks

3.10

Helpers--Production Workers

3.06

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

2.58

Architectural and Civil Drafters

2.55

Rehabilitation Counselors

2.43

Health Education Specialists

2.42

Dental Assistants

2.15
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Pittsburgh, PA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Genetic Counselors

4.85

Bridge and Lock Tenders

4.54

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

4.48

Loading and Moving Machine Operators, Underground Mining

3.86

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

3.67

Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary

3.29

Crossing Guards and Flaggers

3.24

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

3.12

Nuclear Engineers

3.08

Service Unit Operators, Oil and Gas

3.03
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Pine Bluff, AR, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Correctional Officers and Jailers

16.73

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

15.13

Logging Equipment Operators

10.79

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

8.63

Legislators

5.23

Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists

4.19

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.60

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

3.39

First-Line Supervisors of Security Workers

3.35

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

3.27
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Semiconductor Processing Technicians

5.05

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

4.41

Tapers

4.16

Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians

3.45

Anthropologists and Archeologists

3.36

Psychiatric Technicians

3.24

Disc Jockeys, Except Radio

3.19

Physicians, Pathologists

3.06

Athletes and Sports Competitors

3.04

Solar Photovoltaic Installers

2.97
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Shampooers

7.15

Biochemists and Biophysicists

3.91

Parking Enforcement Workers

3.31

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary

3.08

Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks

3.04

Nuclear Power Reactor Operators

2.96

Genetic Counselors

2.82

Chemists

2.79

Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary

2.76

Statisticians

2.43
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Peoria, IL, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

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

27.48

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

7.74

Brickmasons and Blockmasons

7.51

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

6.61

Millwrights

5.16

Industrial Engineers

5.02

Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other

4.24

Psychologists, All Other

3.77

Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service

3.51

Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary

3.41
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Financial Examiners

5.75

Ophthalmologists, Except Pediatric

4.77

Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall

4.56

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

4.12

Forensic Science Technicians

3.97

Loan Officers

3.78

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

3.69

Nuclear Medicine Technologists

3.51

Loan Interviewers and Clerks

3.28

Elevator and Escalator Installers and Repairers

3.13
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Parkersburg-Vienna, WV, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Financial Specialists, All Other

11.37

Gambling Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

9.24

Funeral Attendants

8.60

Cooks, Fast Food

6.42

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment

5.34

Psychiatric Aides

5.24

Civil Engineering Technologists and Technicians

4.00

Computer Occupations, All Other

3.73

Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping

3.57

Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators

3.07
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Panama City, FL, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Computer and Information Research Scientists

6.47

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.47

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

4.80

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

4.75

Environmental Engineering Technologists and Technicians

4.45

Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other

4.16

Engineering Technologists and Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other

4.15

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

4.11

Meter Readers, Utilities

4.10

Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

3.31
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technologists and Technicians

67.92

Aerospace Engineers

12.03

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

6.68

Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologists and Technicians

6.31

Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers

5.58

Atmospheric and Space Scientists

5.57

Engineers, All Other

4.55

Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors

3.69

Avionics Technicians

3.65

Computer Hardware Engineers

3.65
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Marriage and Family Therapists

9.48

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

8.31

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

4.99

Protective Service Workers, All Other

4.63

Material Moving Workers, All Other

4.14

Agricultural Equipment Operators

3.97

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

3.95

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

3.91

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

3.90

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

3.85
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Owensboro, KY, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

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

18.36

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

13.46

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

6.02

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.47

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

4.45

Maintenance Workers, Machinery

4.09

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

3.52

Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door

3.52

Sewing Machine Operators

3.50

Loan Interviewers and Clerks

3.45
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Oshkosh-Neenah, WI, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

19.36

Prepress Technicians and Workers

16.60

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

10.20

Printing Press Operators

6.60

Psychiatric Technicians

6.58

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

5.95

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.63

Labor Relations Specialists

5.41

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

4.90

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

4.52
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Actors

10.85

Amusement and Recreation Attendants

7.28

Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance

7.23

Lighting Technicians

6.62

Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other

5.79

Travel Agents

5.56

Aircraft Service Attendants

4.53

Baggage Porters and Bellhops

4.32

Costume Attendants

4.04

Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks

4.01
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

7.19

Gambling and Sports Book Writers and Runners

6.53

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.26

Statistical Assistants

4.76

Real Estate Brokers

4.06

Agricultural Inspectors

3.93

Survey Researchers

3.68

Printing Press Operators

3.65

Insulation Workers, Mechanical

3.48

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

3.48
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Olympia-Tumwater, WA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Epidemiologists

26.66

Health Education Specialists

18.70

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

16.03

Archivists

15.93

Urban and Regional Planners

15.40

Conservation Scientists

12.09

Hydrologists

12.05

Economists

10.76

Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs

6.53

Logging Equipment Operators

6.48
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Oklahoma City, OK, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

25.30

Agricultural Engineers

17.11

Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers

7.45

Petroleum Engineers

6.88

Service Unit Operators, Oil and Gas

6.02

Paperhangers

5.55

Radiologists

5.43

Environmental Engineering Technologists and Technicians

5.24

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

5.16

Atmospheric and Space Scientists

5.12
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Ogden-Clearfield, UT, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

28.18

Computer and Information Research Scientists

10.50

Information and Record Clerks, All Other

7.76

Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technologists and Technicians

7.08

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

6.29

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

6.09

Aerospace Engineers

5.52

Engineering Technologists and Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other

4.51

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

4.49

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

4.34
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Odessa, TX, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Service Unit Operators, Oil and Gas

85.21

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

61.45

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

60.75

Wellhead Pumpers

47.23

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

29.76

Geological Technicians, Except Hydrologic Technicians

29.72

Petroleum Engineers

27.67

Extraction Workers, All Other

17.94

Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door

8.67

Calibration Technologists and Technicians

8.07
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Ocean City, NJ, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Word Processors and Typists

15.47

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

12.77

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

8.58

Lodging Managers

6.96

Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants

5.95

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

5.89

First-Line Supervisors of Entertainment and Recreation Workers, Except Gambling Services

5.37

Protective Service Workers, All Other

5.21

Highway Maintenance Workers

5.09

Library Assistants, Clerical

4.92
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Ocala, FL, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians

10.38

Animal Trainers

9.22

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

6.43

Roofers

4.13

Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

3.93

Animal Caretakers

3.43

Correctional Officers and Jailers

3.26

Telemarketers

3.18

Helpers--Carpenters

3.06

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists

2.99
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other

17.25

Roofers

6.84

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

5.87

Motorboat Operators

5.33

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.29

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

3.57

Special Education Teachers, All Other

3.51

Real Estate Sales Agents

3.39

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

3.12

Pest Control Workers

3.05
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Niles-Benton Harbor, MI, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

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

13.34

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

8.36

Tool and Die Makers

8.11

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

5.67

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

5.31

Machinists

5.16

Special Education Teachers, All Other

5.14

Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Programmers

4.76

New Accounts Clerks

4.58

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

4.52
Occupations with the highest location quotient in New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Fashion Designers

6.35

Transit and Railroad Police

4.33

Word Processors and Typists

4.27

Signal and Track Switch Repairers

4.24

Shampooers

4.03

Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers

3.98

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

3.64

Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary

3.41

Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes

3.35

Acupuncturists

3.35
Occupations with the highest location quotient in New Orleans-Metairie, LA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other

30.53

Sailors and Marine Oilers

23.39

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

18.39

Chemical Plant and System Operators

15.10

Ship Engineers

15.05

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

14.85

Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders

14.08

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

12.90

Dredge Operators

12.27

Motorboat Operators

10.52
Occupations with the highest location quotient in New Bern, NC, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

13.20

Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door

12.55

Aerospace Engineers

10.85

Logisticians

9.27

Logging Equipment Operators

7.96

Engineering Technologists and Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other

6.20

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment

6.15

Cooks, Fast Food

5.77

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.91

Adult Basic Education, Adult Secondary Education, and English as a Second Language Instructors

4.73
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Rail Transportation Workers, All Other

8.80

Musical Instrument Repairers and Tuners

6.05

Radiologists

5.98

Musicians and Singers

5.75

Statistical Assistants

5.40

Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes

5.15

Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers, All Other

4.58

Lighting Technicians

3.79

Broadcast Announcers and Radio Disc Jockeys

3.74

Surgical Assistants

3.68
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Orthopedic Surgeons, Except Pediatric

8.56

Tile and Stone Setters

7.73

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

5.77

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

5.73

Real Estate Sales Agents

5.69

Roofers

5.30

Interior Designers

5.27

Brickmasons and Blockmasons

5.05

Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants

4.82

Painters, Construction and Maintenance

4.78
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Napa, CA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

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

49.15

Demonstrators and Product Promoters

47.43

Food Science Technicians

31.16

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

27.74

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

24.67

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

24.35

Agricultural Equipment Operators

19.70

Food Scientists and Technologists

10.50

Agricultural Technicians

8.80

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

8.53
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Real Estate Brokers

6.87

Education Teachers, Postsecondary

5.92

Amusement and Recreation Attendants

4.63

Passenger Attendants

4.34

Costume Attendants

4.20

Hearing Aid Specialists

3.79

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

3.77

Pest Control Workers

3.41

Adult Basic Education, Adult Secondary Education, and English as a Second Language Instructors

3.38

Surgical Assistants

3.35
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Muskegon, MI, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic

105.64

Pourers and Casters, Metal

35.13

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

29.46

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

24.38

Craft Artists

17.99

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

15.83

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

12.35

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

12.03

Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Operators

10.19

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

8.38
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Muncie, IN, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Tool and Die Makers

5.39

Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners

4.40

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

3.77

Psychiatric Technicians

3.43

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Postsecondary

3.18

Physicians, All Other

2.82

Machinists

2.66

Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan

2.62

Fundraisers

2.57

Residential Advisors

2.54
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

11.30

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

10.63

Helpers--Carpenters

8.42

Sailors and Marine Oilers

8.24

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

6.93

Forest and Conservation Technicians

6.87

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

6.04

Logging Equipment Operators

5.71

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

5.61

Library Assistants, Clerical

5.22
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Morristown, TN, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

10.66

Production Workers, All Other

8.74

Helpers--Production Workers

7.71

Maintenance Workers, Machinery

7.28

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

6.75

Upholsterers

6.05

Meter Readers, Utilities

5.11

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

5.02

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

4.61

Order Clerks

3.93
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Morgantown, WV, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Farm and Home Management Educators

22.50

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary

14.20

Education Administrators, Postsecondary

7.80

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

6.16

Web Developers

6.13

Physical Scientists, All Other

5.46

Respiratory Therapists

4.67

Surgeons, All Other

4.64

Medical Equipment Preparers

4.35

Power Plant Operators

4.00
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Montgomery, AL, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Education Administrators, All Other

8.68

Database Administrators

5.56

Civil Engineering Technologists and Technicians

4.53

Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

4.20

Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators

3.87

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

3.75

Legislators

3.69

Environmental Engineers

3.63

Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers

3.56

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

3.10
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Monroe, MI, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Nuclear Engineers

33.01

Power Plant Operators

22.36

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay

17.85

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

13.01

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

8.12

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

6.63

Tool and Die Makers

6.52

Mechanical Engineering Technologists and Technicians

5.89

Millwrights

5.78

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

5.55
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Monroe, LA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Transportation Workers, All Other

8.72

Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers

8.16

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

8.04

Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other

6.51

Cooks, Short Order

6.14

Millwrights

4.25

Healthcare Support Workers, All Other

4.14

Material Moving Workers, All Other

4.02

Logging Equipment Operators

4.02

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses

3.46
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Modesto, CA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

16.01

Food Science Technicians

12.52

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

11.17

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

11.10

Agricultural Equipment Operators

7.86

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

7.02

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

6.41

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

6.39

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

6.33

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

5.88
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Mobile, AL, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders

13.85

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

12.32

Ship Engineers

10.42

Avionics Technicians

6.71

Millwrights

5.25

Crane and Tower Operators

5.03

Chemical Engineers

4.49

Anthropologists and Archeologists

4.33

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.17

Geological Technicians, Except Hydrologic Technicians

4.10
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Missoula, MT, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

23.85

Foresters

11.77

Woodworkers, All Other

10.22

Motorcycle Mechanics

9.51

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

8.33

Music Directors and Composers

8.16

Gambling Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

7.77

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

7.45

Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Film

6.52

Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other

6.40
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Gambling Service Workers, All Other

9.84

Prepress Technicians and Workers

4.28

Industrial Engineering Technologists and Technicians

4.27

Bioengineers and Biomedical Engineers

4.15

Bicycle Repairers

3.89

Industrial Engineers

3.52

Marriage and Family Therapists

3.48

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

3.43

Hoist and Winch Operators

3.33

Special Education Teachers, Preschool

3.14
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

5.62

Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers

5.50

Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Operators

4.91

Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Programmers

4.73

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

4.66

Tool and Die Makers

4.21

Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

3.75

Prepress Technicians and Workers

3.47

Emergency Medicine Physicians

3.37

Actuaries

3.27
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Midland, TX, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Service Unit Operators, Oil and Gas

123.56

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

119.85

Wellhead Pumpers

103.85

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

88.01

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

79.78

Petroleum Engineers

75.24

Helpers--Extraction Workers

61.82

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

47.79

Geological Technicians, Except Hydrologic Technicians

23.54

Riggers

22.53
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Midland, MI, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Chemical Engineers

39.83

Chemists

32.90

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

16.78

Chemical Technicians

12.76

Logisticians

6.63

Emergency Medicine Physicians

6.08

Purchasing Managers

4.33

Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other

4.12

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

3.60

Industrial Engineers

3.18
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Michigan City-La Porte, IN, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

18.21

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

14.04

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

11.12

Food Batchmakers

8.44

Dental Laboratory Technicians

6.94

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

6.46

Tool and Die Makers

5.83

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

5.40

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

4.06

Highway Maintenance Workers

3.86
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Fire Inspectors and Investigators

7.02

Bridge and Lock Tenders

5.74

Flight Attendants

3.95

Travel Agents

3.90

Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors

3.90

Baggage Porters and Bellhops

3.58

Commercial Pilots

3.38

Transportation Security Screeners

3.32

Parking Attendants

3.31

Aircraft Service Attendants

3.30
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Merced, CA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

32.41

Agricultural Workers, All Other

28.95

Food Science Technicians

26.91

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

16.45

Agricultural Equipment Operators

15.44

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

15.26

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

13.35

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

9.51

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

8.51

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

8.02
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Memphis, TN-MS-AR, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Procurement Clerks

7.88

Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

6.28

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.10

Crossing Guards and Flaggers

5.58

Statistical Assistants

5.15

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

4.03

Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs

3.45

Telephone Operators

3.36

Gambling Managers

3.30

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

3.21
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Medford, OR, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Woodworkers, All Other

32.42

Logging Workers, All Other

27.16

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

24.25

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

24.00

Fallers

16.55

Logging Equipment Operators

9.08

Forest and Conservation Technicians

7.97

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

7.69

Acupuncturists

7.61

Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants

7.35
Occupations with the highest location quotient in McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

7.44

Home Health and Personal Care Aides

6.10

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

4.72

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School

4.13

Substitute Teachers, Short-Term

3.03

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School

2.99

Instructional Coordinators

2.70

Education Administrators, Kindergarten through Secondary

2.48

Meter Readers, Utilities

2.48

Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education

2.45
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Mayaguez, PR, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Sewing Machine Operators

25.27

Helpers--Electricians

9.32

Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary

6.16

Couriers and Messengers

5.17

Education Teachers, Postsecondary

4.59

Health Education Specialists

4.51

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Postsecondary

4.48

Procurement Clerks

4.35

Pharmacy Aides

3.51

Medical Secretaries and Administrative Assistants

3.50
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Mansfield, OH, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

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

10.96

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

8.52

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

7.56

Tool and Die Makers

7.39

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

6.24

Legislators

5.78

Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Operators

5.31

Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall

4.61

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

4.57

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

4.50
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Mankato-North Mankato, MN, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Prepress Technicians and Workers

12.21

Printing Press Operators

9.20

Marriage and Family Therapists

8.53

Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

7.59

Rehabilitation Counselors

5.67

Residential Advisors

5.07

Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary

4.79

Communications Teachers, Postsecondary

4.72

Athletic Trainers

4.58

Maintenance Workers, Machinery

4.47
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Manhattan, KS, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Agricultural Technicians

27.05

Soil and Plant Scientists

13.79

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

8.30

Veterinary Technologists and Technicians

6.08

Microbiologists

5.35

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.44

Education Administrators, Postsecondary

3.86

Fundraisers

3.75

Substitute Teachers, Short-Term

3.40

Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers

3.28
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Madison, WI, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Animal Scientists

15.28

Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers, Postsecondary

14.72

Microbiologists

11.86

Farm and Home Management Educators

11.50

Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary

9.11

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

7.54

Agricultural Technicians

6.61

Archivists

6.56

Teaching Assistants, Postsecondary

5.82

Biological Technicians

5.53
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Madera, CA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

84.33

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

28.20

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

18.01

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

7.37

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

6.87

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

5.53

Substitute Teachers, Short-Term

5.42

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

4.33

Pest Control Workers

4.33

Protective Service Workers, All Other

4.14
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Macon, GA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Bailiffs

20.07

Agricultural Inspectors

5.65

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

5.63

Logging Equipment Operators

5.46

Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service

4.40

Office Machine Operators, Except Computer

4.17

Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians

4.14

Production Workers, All Other

4.12

Surgical Assistants

3.58

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

3.39
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lynchburg, VA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Fallers

12.70

Nuclear Engineers

10.78

Orthopedic Surgeons, Except Pediatric

5.88

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.20

Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers

4.45

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

4.13

Funeral Attendants

4.09

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

3.83

Logging Equipment Operators

3.82

Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Programmers

3.65
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lubbock, TX, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Agricultural Equipment Operators

4.83

Tire Repairers and Changers

2.76

Cartographers and Photogrammetrists

2.74

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

2.70

Physical Therapist Aides

2.66

Petroleum Engineers

2.64

Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary

2.59

Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

2.58

Amusement and Recreation Attendants

2.56

Education Administrators, Postsecondary

2.55
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Statistical Assistants

15.60

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

4.54

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

3.97

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

3.93

Drafters, All Other

3.91

Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders

3.76

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

3.62

Embalmers

3.62

Surgeons, All Other

3.56

Social Science Research Assistants

3.40
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes

9.09

Special Effects Artists and Animators

8.48

Sound Engineering Technicians

8.04

Lighting Technicians

7.58

Media and Communication Workers, All Other

7.53

Actors

7.12

Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers

6.69

Film and Video Editors

6.47

Broadcast Technicians

5.68

Costume Attendants

5.62
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Longview, WA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Workers, All Other

64.86

Log Graders and Scalers

33.01

Logging Equipment Operators

31.99

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

26.83

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

22.18

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

15.89

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

12.16

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

9.57

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

8.94

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

8.75
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Longview, TX, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Crane and Tower Operators

21.31

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

18.94

Service Unit Operators, Oil and Gas

18.10

Riggers

16.67

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

9.73

Extraction Workers, All Other

9.59

Insulation Workers, Mechanical

8.92

Petroleum Engineers

8.31

Power Plant Operators

6.01

Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

4.92
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Logan, UT-ID, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Food Batchmakers

6.39

Bioengineers and Biomedical Engineers

5.08

Legislators

4.33

Commercial and Industrial Designers

4.03

Forest and Conservation Technicians

3.80

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

3.55

Physical Therapist Aides

3.51

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

3.41

Butchers and Meat Cutters

3.39

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.29
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Power Distributors and Dispatchers

9.31

Psychiatric Aides

4.74

Agricultural Technicians

4.10

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary

3.36

Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary

3.32

Family Medicine Physicians

3.29

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

3.27

Forensic Science Technicians

3.26

Therapists, All Other

2.97

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

2.67
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lincoln, NE, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Animal Scientists

19.24

Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary

14.34

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

6.75

Soil and Plant Scientists

5.64

Education Teachers, Postsecondary

5.33

Insulation Workers, Mechanical

5.22

Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary

5.01

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School

4.55

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

4.28

Gambling and Sports Book Writers and Runners

4.19
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lima, OH, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Chemical Engineers

6.95

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

6.02

Millwrights

5.64

Food Batchmakers

5.28

Commercial and Industrial Designers

5.06

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

4.68

Occupational Therapy Assistants

4.60

Insulation Workers, Mechanical

4.40

Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other

3.89

Physical Therapist Assistants

3.76
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lexington-Fayette, KY, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

6.36

Physical Scientists, All Other

5.94

Physicians, Pathologists

5.55

Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary

5.32

Animal Caretakers

5.18

Social Science Research Assistants

5.14

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

4.38

Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary

4.07

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

4.06

Health Information Technologists and Medical Registrars

3.98
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lewiston, ID-WA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

20.61

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

9.76

Millwrights

6.64

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

4.95

Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other

4.82

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

4.59

Rehabilitation Counselors

3.71

Machinists

3.65

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

3.58

Medical Equipment Preparers

3.04
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lebanon, PA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Agricultural Inspectors

7.27

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

6.67

Food Science Technicians

6.29

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

5.26

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Postsecondary

4.26

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

4.02

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

3.97

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

3.93

Social Workers, All Other

3.92

Food Batchmakers

3.74
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lawton, OK, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Gambling Surveillance Officers and Gambling Investigators

36.31

Gambling Cage Workers

20.31

Gambling Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

16.04

First-Line Supervisors of Gambling Services Workers

9.00

Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers

7.38

Family Medicine Physicians

5.08

Gambling Dealers

4.69

New Accounts Clerks

4.57

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School

4.17

Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners

4.07
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lawrence, KS, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

38.46

Prepress Technicians and Workers

7.81

Printing Press Operators

6.75

Business Teachers, Postsecondary

5.54

Fundraisers

4.39

Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan

4.20

Instructional Coordinators

4.16

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

3.93

Exercise Trainers and Group Fitness Instructors

3.74

Recreation Workers

3.35
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Taxi Drivers

27.95

First-Line Supervisors of Gambling Services Workers

26.14

Gambling Dealers

25.99

Gambling Managers

20.69

Gambling and Sports Book Writers and Runners

17.93

Gambling Cage Workers

15.80

Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other

13.02

Gambling Service Workers, All Other

12.63

Gambling Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

12.58

Baggage Porters and Bellhops

10.46
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Las Cruces, NM, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

9.66

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

4.82

First-Line Supervisors of Firefighting and Prevention Workers

4.38

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

4.27

Physicists

4.22

Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologists and Technicians

3.81

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

3.42

Credit Counselors

3.31

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

3.20

Meter Readers, Utilities

3.10
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Laredo, TX, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

17.68

Cargo and Freight Agents

11.53

Compliance Officers

5.52

Educational Instruction and Library Workers, All Other

4.40

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School

4.36

Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other

4.23

Transportation Inspectors

4.15

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

3.72

Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers

3.64

Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance

3.60
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lansing-East Lansing, MI, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Farm and Home Management Educators

26.46

Statistical Assistants

14.92

Soil and Plant Scientists

12.08

Teaching Assistants, Postsecondary

9.89

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

9.59

Physicists

8.45

Social Science Research Assistants

8.18

Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers

5.93

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

5.01

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

4.68
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lancaster, PA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

7.35

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

6.49

Furniture Finishers

5.22

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

5.20

Costume Attendants

4.51

Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators

4.43

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

4.27

Brickmasons and Blockmasons

3.88

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

3.78

Athletic Trainers

3.41
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Crossing Guards and Flaggers

4.48

Agricultural Inspectors

3.82

Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers

3.54

Nurse Midwives

3.34

Traffic Technicians

3.34

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School

3.33

Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians

3.32

Stockers and Order Fillers

3.22

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

3.20

Roofers

3.19
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

7.60

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

7.21

Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians

6.87

Tile and Stone Setters

4.82

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.67

Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles

4.67

Dental Laboratory Technicians

3.43

Pest Control Workers

3.34

Mechanical Door Repairers

3.30

Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers

3.23
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lake Charles, LA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders

18.72

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

18.52

Gambling Dealers

16.89

Millwrights

15.58

Gambling Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

13.62

Engineers, All Other

13.35

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

11.34

Boilermakers

9.68

Sailors and Marine Oilers

9.35

Avionics Technicians

7.47
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Agricultural Engineers

43.55

Mechanical Engineering Technologists and Technicians

8.84

Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators

7.83

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

6.86

General Internal Medicine Physicians

5.03

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Postsecondary

4.13

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

3.94

Education Teachers, Postsecondary

3.35

Operations Research Analysts

3.24

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

3.09
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lafayette, LA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Extraction Workers, All Other

28.86

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

19.04

Service Unit Operators, Oil and Gas

14.56

Transportation Workers, All Other

12.74

Riggers

11.14

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

9.80

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

9.27

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

8.88

Sailors and Marine Oilers

8.57

Bridge and Lock Tenders

7.61
Occupations with the highest location quotient in La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Food Batchmakers

12.92

Prepress Technicians and Workers

8.92

Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

7.26

Taxi Drivers

5.61

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

5.47

Psychologists, All Other

4.73

Emergency Medicine Physicians

3.93

Printing Press Operators

3.68

Dietetic Technicians

3.52

Conservation Scientists

3.41
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Kokomo, IN, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Labor Relations Specialists

19.99

Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

4.19

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Postsecondary

3.40

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

2.91

Opticians, Dispensing

2.69

Electricians

2.64

Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants

2.17

Mechanical Engineers

2.11

Industrial Production Managers

2.06

Library Technicians

2.02
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Knoxville, TN, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

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

14.91

Geological Technicians, Except Hydrologic Technicians

8.93

Electro-Mechanical and Mechatronics Technologists and Technicians

8.10

Environmental Engineering Technologists and Technicians

6.29

Pourers and Casters, Metal

5.66

Production Workers, All Other

4.95

Nurse Anesthetists

4.80

Telephone Operators

3.65

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

3.40

Medical Transcriptionists

3.36
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Kingston, NY, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Word Processors and Typists

10.87

School Bus Monitors

6.73

Bailiffs

5.90

Highway Maintenance Workers

5.13

Postal Service Clerks

4.56

Library Assistants, Clerical

4.20

Lodging Managers

4.17

Legislators

3.74

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

3.54

Tile and Stone Setters

3.06
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

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

15.07

Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

6.06

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

4.93

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

4.51

Ophthalmic Medical Technicians

3.94

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

3.83

Prepress Technicians and Workers

3.28

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

3.06

Correctional Officers and Jailers

3.04

Production Workers, All Other

2.92
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Killeen-Temple, TX, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.29

Psychologists, All Other

4.33

Correctional Officers and Jailers

4.13

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

3.38

Physicians, All Other

3.30

Healthcare Support Workers, All Other

3.18

Educational Instruction and Library Workers, All Other

2.94

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School

2.89

Air Traffic Controllers

2.86

Avionics Technicians

2.85
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Kennewick-Richland, WA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Nuclear Engineers

20.33

Chemical Engineers

19.22

Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

14.06

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

12.70

Demonstrators and Product Promoters

11.19

Environmental Engineers

9.69

Tapers

9.25

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

7.82

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

7.57

Agricultural Inspectors

6.91
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Kansas City, MO-KS, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

4.85

Electrical and Electronics Drafters

4.00

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

3.86

New Accounts Clerks

3.83

Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles

3.69

Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants

3.56

Millwrights

3.50

Health Information Technologists and Medical Registrars

2.72

Telephone Operators

2.62

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

2.56
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Kankakee, IL, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Psychiatric Technicians

21.75

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.85

Couriers and Messengers

4.00

Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service

3.96

Healthcare Support Workers, All Other

3.15

School Bus Monitors

3.10

Rehabilitation Counselors

3.08

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

3.07

Library Assistants, Clerical

2.96

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

2.86
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Kalamazoo-Portage, MI, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants

7.63

Industrial Engineering Technologists and Technicians

7.35

Psychiatric Aides

6.76

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

6.58

Mechanical Engineering Technologists and Technicians

5.58

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

5.05

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.03

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

4.48

Chemists

4.16

Chemical Technicians

4.10
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorboat Operators

88.84

Passenger Attendants

34.03

Baggage Porters and Bellhops

17.78

Dancers

16.27

Forest and Conservation Workers

11.09

Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants

10.32

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

9.21

Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks

9.16

Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors

8.69

Tour and Travel Guides

8.44
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Joplin, MO, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Cooks, Fast Food

4.70

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

4.60

Food Batchmakers

4.57

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

4.53

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

4.11

Helpers--Production Workers

3.69

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

3.37

Power Plant Operators

3.19

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

3.13

Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists

3.10
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Jonesboro, AR, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

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

8.83

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

8.41

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

7.68

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

4.61

Physical Therapist Assistants

4.47

Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping

4.31

Psychiatric Technicians

4.29

Occupational Therapy Assistants

4.04

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

3.90

Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan

3.60
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Johnstown, PA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

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

6.89

Residential Advisors

4.82

Social and Human Service Assistants

4.41

Paramedics

4.23

Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

4.18

Emergency Medical Technicians

3.84

Highway Maintenance Workers

3.83

Rehabilitation Counselors

3.78

Shuttle Drivers and Chauffeurs

3.13

Tellers

3.13
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Johnson City, TN, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Woodworkers, All Other

22.61

Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers, All Other

22.48

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

7.51

Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other

6.84

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

5.16

Bill and Account Collectors

4.83

Social Workers, All Other

4.52

Cooks, All Other

4.32

Marriage and Family Therapists

4.18

Nurse Practitioners

4.06
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Jefferson City, MO, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Statisticians

17.77

Conservation Scientists

13.77

Legislators

13.62

Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers

12.25

Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other

12.23

Traffic Technicians

8.09

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

6.88

Health Education Specialists

6.78

Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs

6.73

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

6.00
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Janesville-Beloit, WI, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Mechanical Drafters

7.76

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

6.03

Food Batchmakers

5.94

Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Operators

4.51

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

4.31

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

3.54

Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Programmers

3.35

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

3.06

Credit Counselors

3.00

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators, Surface Mining

2.93
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Jacksonville, NC, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Cooks, Fast Food

9.96

Pipelayers

8.02

Adult Basic Education, Adult Secondary Education, and English as a Second Language Instructors

7.52

Psychiatric Technicians

6.32

Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other

4.67

Educational Instruction and Library Workers, All Other

3.10

Firefighters

3.05

Driver/Sales Workers

3.02

First-Line Supervisors of Firefighting and Prevention Workers

2.94

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

2.87
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Jacksonville, FL, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Ship Engineers

9.67

Communications Equipment Operators, All Other

5.13

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

4.80

Marine Engineers and Naval Architects

4.68

Sailors and Marine Oilers

4.64

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

4.25

Air Traffic Controllers

3.97

Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians

3.57

Avionics Technicians

3.31

Pediatricians, General

3.28
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Jackson, TN, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

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

13.50

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

11.26

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

8.63

Tool and Die Makers

7.24

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

7.01

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

6.25

Production Workers, All Other

6.12

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

6.06

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

5.41

Maintenance Workers, Machinery

4.94
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Jackson, MS, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Psychiatric Aides

18.56

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

5.87

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

5.71

Conservation Scientists

5.01

Residential Advisors

4.59

Emergency Management Directors

4.39

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

4.11

Adult Basic Education, Adult Secondary Education, and English as a Second Language Instructors

3.59

Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers

3.51

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

3.39
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Jackson, MI, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Tool and Die Makers

7.63

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

7.21

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

6.93

Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Programmers

6.70

Dietetic Technicians

6.67

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

6.32

Machinists

5.30

Special Education Teachers, All Other

5.01

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

4.86

Rehabilitation Counselors

4.30
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Ithaca, NY, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary

45.95

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

22.25

Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary

19.15

Teaching Assistants, Postsecondary

18.37

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary

16.59

Communications Teachers, Postsecondary

16.39

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary

16.32

Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary

16.23

Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary

13.92

Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary

13.75
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Iowa City, IA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Biological Technicians

13.11

Healthcare Diagnosing or Treating Practitioners, All Other

10.68

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

10.50

Agricultural Technicians

10.33

Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other

4.81

Recreational Therapists

4.53

Medical Equipment Preparers

4.09

Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health

4.07

Education Administrators, Postsecondary

3.97

Physician Assistants

3.92
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers

5.41

Physical Scientists, All Other

3.72

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

3.52

Crematory Operators

3.09

Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping

2.88

Dermatologists

2.64

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

2.58

Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary

2.52

General Internal Medicine Physicians

2.52

Surgeons, All Other

2.51
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Idaho Falls, ID, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

28.58

Physicists

17.57

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

13.05

Chemical Engineers

7.02

Agricultural Inspectors

5.77

Forest and Conservation Technicians

5.27

Engineering Technologists and Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other

4.69

Agricultural Technicians

4.44

Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors

3.93

Chemists

3.84
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Huntsville, AL, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Aerospace Engineers

38.82

Engineers, All Other

12.80

Atmospheric and Space Scientists

9.43

Budget Analysts

7.95

Logisticians

7.79

Computer and Information Research Scientists

7.15

Materials Engineers

7.09

Dental Laboratory Technicians

7.04

Electrical Engineers

6.74

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

5.74
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Psychiatric Aides

10.54

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

5.31

Cooks, Fast Food

4.45

Millwrights

4.23

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

4.11

Power Distributors and Dispatchers

4.08

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.97

Meter Readers, Utilities

3.69

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

3.58

Residential Advisors

3.52
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Petroleum Engineers

13.71

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

8.49

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

7.51

Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders

7.31

Sailors and Marine Oilers

7.26

Chemical Plant and System Operators

7.07

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

6.45

Geological Technicians, Except Hydrologic Technicians

6.14

Service Unit Operators, Oil and Gas

5.64

Ship Engineers

4.84
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Houma-Thibodaux, LA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Sailors and Marine Oilers

147.53

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

102.79

Commercial Divers

90.88

Bridge and Lock Tenders

54.58

Service Unit Operators, Oil and Gas

39.07

Ship Engineers

34.44

Riggers

32.37

Extraction Workers, All Other

19.86

Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other

16.97

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

16.78
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Hot Springs, AR, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Animal Trainers

25.31

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.43

Lodging Managers

3.57

Animal Caretakers

3.47

Paramedics

3.31

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

3.27

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

3.26

Amusement and Recreation Attendants

2.98

Physical Therapist Assistants

2.95

Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan

2.82
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Homosassa Springs, FL, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Occupational Therapy Assistants

8.63

Physical Therapist Assistants

5.94

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

5.59

Pest Control Workers

4.89

Roofers

4.54

Paramedics

4.43

Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers

4.02

Veterinary Technologists and Technicians

3.26

Social Workers, All Other

3.23

Brickmasons and Blockmasons

3.18
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Hinesville, GA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Education Administrators, All Other

16.77

Teachers and Instructors, All Other

11.08

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment

6.90

First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives

4.36

Information and Record Clerks, All Other

4.21

Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other

4.15

Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education

3.26

Firefighters

3.15

Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping

3.08

Substitute Teachers, Short-Term

2.89
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Amusement and Recreation Attendants

5.08

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.71

Surveying and Mapping Technicians

3.85

Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers

3.73

Entertainment and Recreation Managers, Except Gambling

3.72

Baggage Porters and Bellhops

3.40

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

3.25

Real Estate Sales Agents

3.20

Interior Designers

3.17

Firefighters

3.13
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Upholsterers

100.75

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

75.45

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

39.29

Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers

38.48

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

27.44

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

25.55

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

25.22

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

24.99

Furniture Finishers

24.75

Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic

22.52
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Hattiesburg, MS, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

8.33

Logging Equipment Operators

7.71

First-Line Supervisors of Protective Service Workers, All Other

5.37

Psychiatric Aides

4.75

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.28

Athletic Trainers

3.90

Power Plant Operators

3.88

Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians

3.80

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

3.39

Surgical Technologists

3.35
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Harrisonburg, VA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary

12.76

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

9.63

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

9.59

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

9.33

Education Teachers, Postsecondary

8.93

Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary

8.52

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

8.36

Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary

7.63

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

7.58

Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping

7.35
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Historians

5.02

Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

4.66

Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers

4.54

Economists

4.23

Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators

3.96

Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary

3.77

Emergency Management Directors

3.47

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

3.36

Carpet Installers

3.32

Budget Analysts

3.28
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Hanford-Corcoran, CA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

33.30

Agricultural Equipment Operators

29.05

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

24.27

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

20.06

Food Science Technicians

16.84

Food Processing Workers, All Other

14.40

Food Scientists and Technologists

7.91

Agricultural Inspectors

7.89

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

7.62

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

7.30
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Hammond, LA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Food Processing Workers, All Other

25.19

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

14.57

Postsecondary Teachers, All Other

12.69

Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other

12.28

Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other

10.48

Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians

6.45

Counselors, All Other

6.09

Healthcare Support Workers, All Other

5.23

Maintenance Workers, Machinery

4.85

Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other

3.42
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

10.64

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

9.47

Maintenance Workers, Machinery

5.55

Financial Clerks, All Other

4.73

Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service

3.84

Psychologists, All Other

3.60

Meter Readers, Utilities

3.54

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.31

Correctional Officers and Jailers

3.14

Printing Press Operators

3.13
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

First-Line Supervisors of Gambling Services Workers

23.70

Gambling Dealers

21.84

Gambling Cage Workers

14.51

Gambling Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

13.79

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

12.26

Gambling Surveillance Officers and Gambling Investigators

12.19

Gambling and Sports Book Writers and Runners

8.97

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

8.22

Boilermakers

7.51

Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers

5.37
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Guayama, PR, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

First-Line Supervisors of Security Workers

8.63

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School

7.38

Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria

6.92

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School

5.88

Teachers and Instructors, All Other

4.51

Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators

3.31

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

3.29

Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education

3.01

Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors

2.95

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education

2.93
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

18.51

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

13.54

Tire Builders

12.49

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

9.35

Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary

8.66

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

7.35

Correspondence Clerks

7.24

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

5.04

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

4.95

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

4.51
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Greenville, NC, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Social Science Research Assistants

8.95

Cooks, Fast Food

6.05

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary

5.68

Adult Basic Education, Adult Secondary Education, and English as a Second Language Instructors

5.39

Chemists

5.10

Business Teachers, Postsecondary

4.30

Helpers--Electricians

3.87

Diagnostic Medical Sonographers

3.64

Physicians, All Other

3.54

Medical Records Specialists

3.29
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Greensboro-High Point, NC, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Upholsterers

17.35

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

16.42

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

15.91

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

13.20

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

9.68

Family and Consumer Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary

8.87

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

8.86

Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers

8.74

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

8.35

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

7.90
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Green Bay, WI, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

12.01

Prepress Technicians and Workers

8.74

Food Batchmakers

7.94

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

6.77

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

6.60

Furniture Finishers

5.83

Printing Press Operators

5.12

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

4.43

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

4.41

Disc Jockeys, Except Radio

4.23
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Greeley, CO, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Service Unit Operators, Oil and Gas

26.86

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

20.75

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

19.72

Wind Turbine Service Technicians

11.28

Petroleum Engineers

7.80

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

5.48

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

5.38

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

5.11

Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians

5.09

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators, Surface Mining

4.73
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Great Falls, MT, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

First-Line Supervisors of Gambling Services Workers

10.27

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

6.36

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

5.69

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

5.33

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.21

Clergy

4.48

Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other

4.35

Information and Record Clerks, All Other

4.23

Brokerage Clerks

3.23

Sheet Metal Workers

2.90
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Grants Pass, OR, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

40.44

Forest and Conservation Technicians

12.43

Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants

9.47

Clergy

6.04

Social Workers, All Other

5.59

Protective Service Workers, All Other

5.45

Crossing Guards and Flaggers

4.05

Home Health and Personal Care Aides

3.88

Butchers and Meat Cutters

3.10

Glaziers

2.91
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Tool and Die Makers

7.93

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

7.82

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

7.60

Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic

7.60

Dietetic Technicians

6.96

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

6.89

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

6.82

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

5.56

Model Makers, Metal and Plastic

5.41

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

4.83
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Grand Junction, CO, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Service Unit Operators, Oil and Gas

15.68

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

13.93

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

13.83

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

13.43

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

7.93

Family Medicine Physicians

5.51

Social Workers, All Other

5.12

Information and Record Clerks, All Other

4.69

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks

4.36

Surveying and Mapping Technicians

4.17
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Grand Island, NE, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Gambling and Sports Book Writers and Runners

17.53

Agricultural Equipment Operators

17.17

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

10.93

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

10.08

Tool and Die Makers

5.40

Power Plant Operators

5.34

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

4.82

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

4.66

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

4.62

Pipelayers

4.08
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Grand Forks, ND-MN, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Business Teachers, Postsecondary

14.89

Agricultural Technicians

11.41

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.25

Soil and Plant Scientists

5.78

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

5.17

Cooks, All Other

5.08

Gambling Dealers

5.07

Education Administrators, Postsecondary

4.33

Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other

3.93

Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall

3.59
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Goldsboro, NC, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Cooks, Fast Food

7.15

Adult Basic Education, Adult Secondary Education, and English as a Second Language Instructors

5.52

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

5.20

Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners

4.89

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay

4.82

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

3.68

Food Batchmakers

3.66

Production Workers, All Other

2.89

Parts Salespersons

2.66

Helpers--Electricians

2.54
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Glens Falls, NY, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

12.85

Word Processors and Typists

11.10

Elevator and Escalator Installers and Repairers

8.89

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

8.54

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

8.35

Correctional Officers and Jailers

7.71

Bailiffs

6.58

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

6.51

Lodging Managers

5.92

Highway Maintenance Workers

5.86
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Gettysburg, PA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

25.49

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

12.13

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

8.87

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

6.21

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

6.17

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

6.03

Tour and Travel Guides

4.71

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

4.11

Food Batchmakers

3.76

Highway Maintenance Workers

3.48
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Gainesville, GA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

36.99

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

26.54

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

15.80

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

12.15

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

9.39

Food Science Technicians

7.16

Food Scientists and Technologists

6.98

Food Batchmakers

6.59

Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers

6.30

Agricultural Inspectors

5.92
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Gainesville, FL, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other

20.44

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

6.17

Foresters

4.34

Social Workers, All Other

4.05

Library Technicians

3.71

Information and Record Clerks, All Other

3.16

Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health

3.11

Athletic Trainers

3.03

Biological Scientists, All Other

2.95

File Clerks

2.87
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Gadsden, AL, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

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

6.06

Physical Therapist Assistants

6.04

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Postsecondary

5.21

Physical Therapist Aides

4.99

Helpers--Production Workers

4.56

Cooks, Fast Food

3.56

Recreation Workers

3.22

Pest Control Workers

2.95

Residential Advisors

2.91

Firefighters

2.85
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Fresno, CA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

26.36

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

13.38

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

10.93

Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

10.93

Agricultural Equipment Operators

8.54

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

7.43

Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs

6.99

Agricultural Inspectors

6.65

Food Science Technicians

6.10

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

4.89
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Fort Wayne, IN, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

9.40

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

5.51

Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

5.33

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

4.63

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

4.51

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

4.37

Furniture Finishers

4.34

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

4.17

Tool and Die Makers

4.03

Machinists

3.84
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Fort Smith, AR-OK, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

26.20

Gambling Surveillance Officers and Gambling Investigators

14.92

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

12.57

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

11.40

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

9.07

Gambling Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

7.46

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

7.25

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.85

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

6.61

Gambling Cage Workers

6.00
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Fort Collins, CO, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers, Postsecondary

51.77

Conservation Scientists

25.28

Atmospheric and Space Scientists

21.46

Soil and Plant Scientists

11.15

Microbiologists

8.18

Information and Record Clerks, All Other

7.26

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

7.00

Computer Hardware Engineers

6.69

Artists and Related Workers, All Other

6.50

Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health

5.85
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Fond du Lac, WI, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Operators

10.51

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators, Surface Mining

6.44

Tool and Die Makers

5.58

Mechanical Drafters

5.55

Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Programmers

5.08

Industrial Engineering Technologists and Technicians

4.95

Legislators

4.84

Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary

4.66

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

4.49

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

4.02
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

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

17.41

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

14.38

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

4.32

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

4.32

Logging Equipment Operators

4.16

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

4.09

Education Administrators, All Other

4.08

Helpers--Production Workers

3.94

Tree Trimmers and Pruners

3.78

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

3.77
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Florence, SC, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Riggers

7.22

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

7.02

Orderlies

6.34

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.45

Logging Equipment Operators

4.92

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

4.74

Medical Equipment Preparers

4.21

Helpers--Production Workers

4.19

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

4.08

Crane and Tower Operators

3.68
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Flint, MI, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Mechanical Engineering Technologists and Technicians

7.06

General Internal Medicine Physicians

4.83

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

4.61

Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators

4.44

Sheet Metal Workers

3.55

First-Line Supervisors of Security Workers

3.50

Hearing Aid Specialists

3.49

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

3.46

Educational Instruction and Library Workers, All Other

3.34

Obstetricians and Gynecologists

3.34
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Flagstaff, AZ, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

29.59

Anthropologists and Archeologists

22.02

Tour and Travel Guides

21.79

Medical Appliance Technicians

10.63

Lodging Managers

6.81

Bicycle Repairers

6.40

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

5.80

Education Administrators, Postsecondary

5.29

First-Line Supervisors of Protective Service Workers, All Other

5.16

Commercial Pilots

4.59
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

16.48

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

12.57

Food Scientists and Technologists

6.53

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

5.90

Interior Designers

4.49

Purchasing Managers

4.45

Food Processing Workers, All Other

4.23

Helpers--Production Workers

3.88

Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers

3.69

Psychiatric Aides

3.27
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Fayetteville, NC, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other

9.90

Education Administrators, All Other

9.57

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Postsecondary

7.94

Cooks, Fast Food

7.29

Teachers and Instructors, All Other

5.15

Budget Analysts

5.11

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

5.10

Healthcare Support Workers, All Other

4.79

Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators

4.76

Psychologists, All Other

4.76
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Farmington, NM, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

58.95

Service Unit Operators, Oil and Gas

39.15

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

37.71

Wellhead Pumpers

18.49

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

13.06

Petroleum Engineers

11.29

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

10.77

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators, Surface Mining

5.49

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Postsecondary

4.98

Tire Repairers and Changers

4.57
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Fargo, ND-MN, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Soil and Plant Scientists

15.44

Disc Jockeys, Except Radio

8.33

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.33

Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers

5.70

Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators

5.54

Agricultural Technicians

4.53

Barbers

4.16

Gambling Service Workers, All Other

4.03

Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles

3.78

Broadcast Announcers and Radio Disc Jockeys

3.60
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Fairbanks, AK, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

33.01

Helpers--Extraction Workers

30.88

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

24.96

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

22.09

Air Traffic Controllers

17.00

Gambling Service Workers, All Other

16.18

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

14.87

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

12.49

Tour and Travel Guides

12.39

Conservation Scientists

12.20
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Evansville, IN-KY, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

11.96

Pourers and Casters, Metal

9.66

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

9.01

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

5.90

Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks

5.36

Psychiatric Aides

5.11

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

4.84

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.69

Psychiatric Technicians

4.46

Mechanical Engineering Technologists and Technicians

4.23
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Eugene, OR, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Workers, All Other

48.43

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

38.40

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

17.60

Woodworkers, All Other

17.17

Log Graders and Scalers

12.96

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

11.86

Logging Equipment Operators

11.06

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

8.74

Music Directors and Composers

7.50

Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians

7.46
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Erie, PA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Pourers and Casters, Metal

11.64

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

7.71

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

6.79

Tool and Die Makers

6.26

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

6.04

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

5.09

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

5.02

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

4.81

Calibration Technologists and Technicians

3.99

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

3.72
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Enid, OK, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

27.94

Service Unit Operators, Oil and Gas

6.98

Maintenance Workers, Machinery

5.16

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.06

Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologists and Technicians

3.66

Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity

3.35

Helpers--Production Workers

3.07

Rehabilitation Counselors

2.88

Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment

2.68

Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria

2.63
Occupations with the highest location quotient in El Paso, TX, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers

13.02

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

7.40

Telemarketers

7.18

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School

4.10

Solar Photovoltaic Installers

3.50

Correspondence Clerks

3.40

Compliance Officers

2.88

Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers

2.78

Community Health Workers

2.67

Information and Record Clerks, All Other

2.65
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Elmira, NY, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

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

13.82

Word Processors and Typists

7.85

Correctional Officers and Jailers

7.42

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School

6.69

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

6.15

Legislators

5.32

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

4.26

New Accounts Clerks

3.97

Clergy

3.50

Mechanical Drafters

3.36
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Elkhart-Goshen, IN, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

59.82

Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians

41.62

Furniture Finishers

27.69

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

23.10

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

20.40

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

15.84

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

15.18

Upholsterers

15.13

Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators

14.56

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

14.17
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Education Administrators, All Other

8.67

Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping

7.85

Teachers and Instructors, All Other

5.24

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

4.71

Cooks, Fast Food

4.03

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

3.90

Maintenance Workers, Machinery

3.87

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

3.84

Procurement Clerks

3.69

Computer Occupations, All Other

3.56
Occupations with the highest location quotient in El Centro, CA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Agricultural Workers, All Other

60.17

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

35.27

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

20.41

Agricultural Equipment Operators

16.18

Rehabilitation Counselors

6.78

Protective Service Workers, All Other

6.55

Special Education Teachers, All Other

6.32

Agricultural Inspectors

6.10

Material Moving Workers, All Other

5.25

Compliance Officers

5.09
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Eau Claire, WI, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Judicial Law Clerks

4.54

Social Workers, All Other

4.16

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

3.74

Nuclear Medicine Technologists

3.58

First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers

3.45

Food Batchmakers

3.32

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

3.19

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

3.09

Labor Relations Specialists

3.02

Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Operators

2.87
Occupations with the highest location quotient in East Stroudsburg, PA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment

27.45

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

8.89

Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers

7.96

Chemists

4.42

Baggage Porters and Bellhops

3.86

First-Line Supervisors of Entertainment and Recreation Workers, Except Gambling Services

3.83

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

3.50

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

3.15

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

3.01

Substance Abuse, Behavioral Disorder, and Mental Health Counselors

2.94
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Durham-Chapel Hill, NC, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Life Scientists, All Other

20.41

Sociologists

14.52

Statisticians

11.99

Biological Scientists, All Other

11.47

Natural Sciences Managers

10.54

Biological Technicians

9.12

Soil and Plant Scientists

7.86

Chemists

6.60

Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other

6.59

Nurse Anesthetists

5.81
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Duluth, MN-WI, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Foresters

11.35

Gambling Service Workers, All Other

10.96

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

9.74

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

7.79

Gambling Surveillance Officers and Gambling Investigators

6.05

Forest and Conservation Technicians

5.80

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

5.23

Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary

4.49

Conservation Scientists

4.42

Residential Advisors

4.07
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Dubuque, IA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

5.61

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

5.58

Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Operators

5.19

Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Programmers

4.96

Agricultural Equipment Operators

4.86

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.85

Mechanical Engineering Technologists and Technicians

4.25

New Accounts Clerks

4.12

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

4.09

Architectural and Engineering Managers

3.23
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Dover, DE, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Building Cleaning Workers, All Other

8.34

Urban and Regional Planners

6.47

Civil Engineering Technologists and Technicians

5.88

Animal Trainers

4.62

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks

4.61

Legal Support Workers, All Other

4.38

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

4.23

Fence Erectors

3.88

Marriage and Family Therapists

3.56

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School

3.35
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Dothan, AL, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Agricultural Inspectors

15.73

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

8.82

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

6.24

Nurse Anesthetists

5.68

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

4.92

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

4.41

Opticians, Dispensing

4.09

Education Administrators, All Other

3.89

Legislators

3.88

Millwrights

3.64
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Timing Device Assemblers and Adjusters

16.70

Model Makers, Metal and Plastic

14.84

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

10.33

Mechanical Engineering Technologists and Technicians

10.18

Craft Artists

7.61

Tool and Die Makers

6.44

Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic

6.37

Mechanical Engineers

5.79

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

5.77

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

5.50
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Agricultural Technicians

16.69

Actuaries

7.19

Soil and Plant Scientists

6.53

Food Scientists and Technologists

5.47

Statistical Assistants

5.41

Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers

5.21

Financial Examiners

4.89

Survey Researchers

4.61

Commercial and Industrial Designers

4.09

Insurance Underwriters

4.05
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers

5.39

Cartographers and Photogrammetrists

5.12

Information and Record Clerks, All Other

4.98

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

4.61

Geographers

4.52

Flight Attendants

4.51

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

4.34

Computer Network Architects

4.04

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

4.01

Epidemiologists

3.69
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

18.84

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

4.00

Air Traffic Controllers

3.66

Animal Trainers

3.60

Roofers

3.25

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

3.21

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

3.02

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

2.95

Pest Control Workers

2.90

Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians

2.80
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Decatur, IL, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Production Workers, All Other

14.78

Millwrights

7.16

Industrial Production Managers

5.15

Engineers, All Other

4.62

Construction Managers

3.37

Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment

3.00

Tire Repairers and Changers

2.76

Industrial Engineers

2.73

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

2.44

Library Technicians

2.28
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Decatur, AL, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

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

20.70

Chemical Plant and System Operators

13.01

Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors

11.76

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

10.18

Chemical Engineers

9.69

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

8.96

Chemical Technicians

8.80

Millwrights

8.33

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

7.01

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

6.58
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Dayton, OH, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technologists and Technicians

8.67

Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other

7.97

Aerospace Engineers

7.31

Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Operators

4.97

Materials Engineers

4.79

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

4.73

Engineers, All Other

4.68

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

4.09

Physicists

4.03

Psychologists, All Other

3.52
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Bridge and Lock Tenders

10.80

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

6.02

Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors

5.54

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

5.05

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

4.52

Gambling Surveillance Officers and Gambling Investigators

4.26

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

3.56

Industrial Engineers

3.33

Tool and Die Makers

3.28

New Accounts Clerks

3.06
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

9.52

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

4.97

Amusement and Recreation Attendants

4.19

Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers

3.86

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

3.82

Real Estate Sales Agents

3.71

First-Line Supervisors of Entertainment and Recreation Workers, Except Gambling Services

3.50

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

3.05

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

2.95

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

2.87
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Danville, IL, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Food Batchmakers

8.36

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.55

Millwrights

5.46

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

5.05

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

4.39

Highway Maintenance Workers

3.97

Tool and Die Makers

3.82

Bill and Account Collectors

3.61

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

3.59

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

3.51
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Dalton, GA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

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

349.82

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

295.85

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

165.24

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

136.22

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

100.37

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

86.57

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

17.20

Sewing Machine Operators

11.26

Fire Inspectors and Investigators

11.07

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

6.69
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Semiconductor Processing Technicians

4.66

Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors

4.06

Plant and System Operators, All Other

3.50

Financial Clerks, All Other

3.36

Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers

3.14

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

2.93

Geological Technicians, Except Hydrologic Technicians

2.74

Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers

2.72

Commercial Pilots

2.65

Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers

2.62
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Cumberland, MD-WV, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

18.12

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

14.03

Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service

8.46

Correctional Officers and Jailers

7.89

Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors

7.09

Physical Scientists, All Other

6.54

Residential Advisors

5.36

Funeral Attendants

4.84

Healthcare Support Workers, All Other

4.77

Occupational Therapy Assistants

4.72
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Computer and Information Research Scientists

8.26

Engineers, All Other

6.68

Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other

6.21

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

5.11

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.96

Technical Writers

4.94

Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other

4.93

Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technologists and Technicians

4.62

Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologists and Technicians

4.47

Budget Analysts

4.42
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Corvallis, OR, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Workers, All Other

69.71

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

23.12

Biological Technicians

14.14

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

10.43

Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other

9.49

Logging Equipment Operators

9.39

Clergy

7.56

Conservation Scientists

7.52

Educational Instruction and Library Workers, All Other

7.07

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

6.73
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Corpus Christi, TX, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

21.02

Chemical Plant and System Operators

9.69

Petroleum Engineers

8.04

Avionics Technicians

7.53

Boilermakers

7.48

Sailors and Marine Oilers

6.64

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

6.15

Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other

5.83

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

5.42

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

5.24
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Columbus, OH, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Commercial Pilots

5.66

Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers

4.10

Sociologists

3.79

Environmental Engineering Technologists and Technicians

3.50

Hydrologists

3.48

Financial Clerks, All Other

2.88

Fire Inspectors and Investigators

2.75

Audiologists

2.69

Electro-Mechanical and Mechatronics Technologists and Technicians

2.53

Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other

2.35
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Columbus, IN, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

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

31.47

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

22.59

Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Operators

16.53

Mechanical Engineers

14.33

Industrial Engineering Technologists and Technicians

12.50

Industrial Engineers

11.73

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

11.63

Machinists

10.36

Tool and Die Makers

9.73

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

8.89
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Columbus, GA-AL, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Education Administrators, All Other

7.74

Teachers and Instructors, All Other

6.49

Educational Instruction and Library Workers, All Other

4.71

Recreational Therapists

4.65

Surgical Assistants

4.14

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

3.93

Bailiffs

3.88

Pipelayers

3.35

Special Education Teachers, All Other

3.12

Meter Readers, Utilities

3.02
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Columbia, SC, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

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

10.30

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

6.95

Economists

5.65

Hydrologists

5.63

Choreographers

3.87

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

3.60

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

3.52

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

3.23

Exercise Physiologists

3.16

Statistical Assistants

3.14
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Columbia, MO, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Teaching Assistants, Postsecondary

18.57

Family Medicine Physicians

10.50

Communications Teachers, Postsecondary

6.39

Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other

5.77

Health Information Technologists and Medical Registrars

5.03

Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary

4.83

Radiation Therapists

4.82

Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary

4.81

Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary

4.73

Loan Officers

4.09
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Colorado Springs, CO, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Insurance Appraisers, Auto Damage

10.87

Semiconductor Processing Technicians

9.35

Religious Workers, All Other

8.80

Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other

8.78

Aerospace Engineers

5.54

Information and Record Clerks, All Other

5.29

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

4.17

Computer Network Architects

4.16

Education Administrators, All Other

4.04

Tour and Travel Guides

3.84
Occupations with the highest location quotient in College Station-Bryan, TX, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary

11.59

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary

10.47

Teaching Assistants, Postsecondary

9.35

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Postsecondary

8.82

Education Administrators, Postsecondary

7.96

Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other

7.64

Materials Scientists

7.61

Geological Technicians, Except Hydrologic Technicians

7.32

Special Education Teachers, All Other

6.14

Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

6.02
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Coeur d'Alene, ID, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Foresters

11.75

Forest and Conservation Technicians

6.62

Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians

6.05

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

5.62

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

4.77

Dietetic Technicians

4.24

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

4.20

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

4.17

Skincare Specialists

3.93

Logging Equipment Operators

3.64
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Cleveland-Elyria, OH, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Models

6.11

Ophthalmologists, Except Pediatric

5.65

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

4.36

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

4.24

Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Operators

3.68

Air Traffic Controllers

3.48

Financial Examiners

3.39

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

3.36

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

3.23

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

3.22
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Cleveland, TN, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Production Workers, All Other

8.84

Upholsterers

6.30

Food Batchmakers

5.49

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.31

Millwrights

3.91

Food Processing Workers, All Other

3.84

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

3.48

Sheet Metal Workers

3.15

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

3.00

Residential Advisors

2.93
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Clarksville, TN-KY, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Education Administrators, All Other

9.24

Psychologists, All Other

4.58

Production Workers, All Other

4.18

Teachers and Instructors, All Other

4.10

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

3.87

Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers

3.83

Tutors

3.35

Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other

3.32

Healthcare Support Workers, All Other

3.31

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

3.26
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technologists and Technicians

4.79

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

3.65

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

3.57

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

3.42

Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

2.89

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

2.74

Physicians, Pathologists

2.61

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

2.61

Aerospace Engineers

2.58

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

2.53
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Chico, CA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Agricultural Workers, All Other

15.38

Forest and Conservation Technicians

9.55

Gambling Surveillance Officers and Gambling Investigators

6.81

Dietetic Technicians

4.78

Food Science Technicians

4.46

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

4.28

Educational Instruction and Library Workers, All Other

4.28

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

4.08

Protective Service Workers, All Other

3.77

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

3.49
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Mathematical Science Occupations, All Other

9.56

Sewers, Hand

4.27

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

4.08

Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers

2.81

Flight Attendants

2.68

Shampooers

2.50

Financial Clerks, All Other

2.47

Cargo and Freight Agents

2.44

Museum Technicians and Conservators

2.32

Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

2.26
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Cheyenne, WY, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

9.44

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

6.23

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

5.44

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

5.41

Database Architects

5.10

Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers

4.64

Occupational Health and Safety Technicians

3.83

Civil Engineering Technologists and Technicians

3.57

Budget Analysts

3.46

Sheet Metal Workers

3.42
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Chattanooga, TN-GA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Nuclear Power Reactor Operators

15.36

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

12.71

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

12.64

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

12.00

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

7.13

Automotive Body and Related Repairers

6.48

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

5.39

Traffic Technicians

5.24

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

4.66

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

4.05
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Charlottesville, VA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Astronomers

50.57

Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other

14.43

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

6.09

Physical Scientists, All Other

5.19

Foresters

4.82

Biological Technicians

4.60

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

4.45

Physicians, All Other

4.44

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

4.35

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary

4.14
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

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

8.52

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

5.82

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

5.34

Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers

4.75

Religious Workers, All Other

4.49

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School

4.22

Real Estate Brokers

4.06

Athletes and Sports Competitors

3.99

Credit Analysts

3.77

Flight Attendants

3.42
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Charleston-North Charleston, SC, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Orderlies

6.46

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

5.31

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.00

Cargo and Freight Agents

4.95

Nuclear Engineers

4.84

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators, Surface Mining

4.56

Psychiatric Aides

4.12

Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

4.11

Tour and Travel Guides

4.10

Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors

4.07
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Charleston, WV, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Epidemiologists

12.91

Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders

9.36

General Internal Medicine Physicians

9.21

Legislators

8.78

Nurse Anesthetists

8.13

Gas Plant Operators

8.13

Environmental Engineers

7.43

Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health

6.99

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

6.69

Wellhead Pumpers

6.54
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Champaign-Urbana, IL, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Teaching Assistants, Postsecondary

19.68

Agricultural Equipment Operators

11.98

Anthropologists and Archeologists

10.83

Power Distributors and Dispatchers

8.75

Physical Scientists, All Other

7.43

Cardiologists

7.19

Bailiffs

7.11

Soil and Plant Scientists

6.96

Business Teachers, Postsecondary

6.44

Communications Teachers, Postsecondary

5.67
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment

10.73

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

5.81

Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines

5.49

Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Operators

4.47

Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other

4.40

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

4.13

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators, Surface Mining

4.03

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

3.97

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

3.76

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

3.24
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Cedar Rapids, IA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

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

11.99

Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers

7.74

Farm and Home Management Educators

6.04

Fence Erectors

4.51

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

4.33

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

4.03

Dental Laboratory Technicians

3.83

Food Batchmakers

3.55

Athletes and Sports Competitors

3.31

Cardiologists

3.28
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Casper, WY, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

29.85

Wellhead Pumpers

23.94

Insulation Workers, Mechanical

18.26

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

16.43

Service Unit Operators, Oil and Gas

14.58

Petroleum Engineers

10.91

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

7.12

New Accounts Clerks

4.33

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

4.29

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

4.18
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Carson City, NV, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

27.11

Gambling Cage Workers

16.27

Cartographers and Photogrammetrists

14.90

Gambling Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

12.56

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

12.02

Community Health Workers

10.59

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

6.45

Office Machine Operators, Except Computer

5.71

Production Workers, All Other

5.48

Financial Clerks, All Other

5.34
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Carbondale-Marion, IL, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

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

5.18

Conservation Scientists

4.04

New Accounts Clerks

3.61

Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria

3.56

Highway Maintenance Workers

3.46

Legal Support Workers, All Other

3.25

Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other

3.06

Tellers

3.04

Surgical Technologists

2.90

Nurse Anesthetists

2.90
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Cape Girardeau, MO-IL, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

11.22

Cooks, Fast Food

4.45

Printing Press Operators

3.43

Psychiatric Technicians

3.34

Substitute Teachers, Short-Term

3.32

Millwrights

3.12

Healthcare Support Workers, All Other

2.99

Respiratory Therapists

2.81

Maintenance Workers, Machinery

2.77

Physical Therapist Assistants

2.54
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Helpers--Roofers

13.83

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

10.31

Roofers

9.58

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

6.51

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

6.39

Helpers--Carpenters

5.68

Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

4.76

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

4.57

Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers

4.34

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists

4.14
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Canton-Massillon, OH, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

16.85

Pourers and Casters, Metal

6.35

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

5.29

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

4.87

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

4.62

Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Operators

4.28

Nurse Anesthetists

3.90

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

3.73

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

3.66

Food Batchmakers

3.58
Occupations with the highest location quotient in California-Lexington Park, MD, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Aerospace Engineers

46.58

Computer and Information Research Scientists

30.78

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

20.58

Engineers, All Other

19.26

Engineering Technologists and Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other

18.79

Financial Specialists, All Other

18.29

Logisticians

17.82

Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other

16.96

Avionics Technicians

15.99

Materials Engineers

11.47
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Burlington, NC, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

40.37

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

37.01

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

24.44

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

18.35

Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians

12.81

Cooks, Fast Food

6.75

Couriers and Messengers

6.02

Phlebotomists

5.16

Surveying and Mapping Technicians

4.71

Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

4.55
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Word Processors and Typists

10.48

Ophthalmologists, Except Pediatric

5.95

School Bus Monitors

5.45

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

4.68

Financial Examiners

4.03

Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks

3.99

Dental Laboratory Technicians

3.73

Correspondence Clerks

3.60

Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary

3.49

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

3.44
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Brunswick, GA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other

21.19

Logging Equipment Operators

9.71

Education Administrators, All Other

7.27

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

6.57

Compliance Officers

5.38

Teachers and Instructors, All Other

4.99

Lodging Managers

4.32

Real Estate Brokers

4.32

Baggage Porters and Bellhops

4.32

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

3.99
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Brownsville-Harlingen, TX, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

7.33

Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers

6.42

Child, Family, and School Social Workers

5.53

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School

5.27

Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic

5.25

Home Health and Personal Care Aides

5.24

Counselors, All Other

4.60

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

4.45

Sailors and Marine Oilers

4.24

Childcare Workers

3.59
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Bremerton-Silverdale, WA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Riggers

37.93

Marine Engineers and Naval Architects

29.99

Engineering Technologists and Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other

26.38

Insulation Workers, Mechanical

13.04

Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other

12.52

Sailors and Marine Oilers

10.65

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

7.89

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment

6.94

Painters, Construction and Maintenance

6.02

Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologists and Technicians

4.82
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Bowling Green, KY, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

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

5.92

Tool and Die Makers

5.75

Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials

4.79

Maintenance Workers, Machinery

4.56

Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators

4.42

Tour and Travel Guides

4.30

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

4.11

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

3.79

Athletic Trainers

3.61

Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians

3.53
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Boulder, CO, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Astronomers

69.85

Physicists

37.43

Aerospace Engineers

13.37

Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other

9.67

Biochemists and Biophysicists

8.18

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

8.18

Physical Scientists, All Other

7.27

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

6.56

Chemical Engineers

6.06

Psychologists, All Other

6.00
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Boise City, ID, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

11.19

Hydrologists

5.77

Forest and Conservation Technicians

5.27

Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians

4.57

Hydrologic Technicians

4.23

Parking Enforcement Workers

3.68

Private Detectives and Investigators

3.39

Cartographers and Photogrammetrists

3.27

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

3.23

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

3.03
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Word Processors and Typists

6.27

Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other

6.23

Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service

4.78

Residential Advisors

4.21

Pharmacy Aides

3.79

Food Servers, Nonrestaurant

3.70

Brickmasons and Blockmasons

3.33

Surgical Technologists

3.22

Radiologic Technologists and Technicians

3.19

Crossing Guards and Flaggers

3.14
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Bloomington, IN, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Rock Splitters, Quarry

29.46

Broadcast Announcers and Radio Disc Jockeys

29.20

Business Teachers, Postsecondary

12.53

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

11.92

Property Appraisers and Assessors

9.73

Court Reporters and Simultaneous Captioners

6.93

Animal Trainers

6.53

Computer Programmers

6.11

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

5.58

Chemists

5.18
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Bloomington, IL, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Actuaries

16.13

Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators

8.16

Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators

5.50

Special Education Teachers, All Other

4.50

Computer Network Support Specialists

4.09

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

3.94

Agricultural Equipment Operators

3.15

Financial and Investment Analysts

2.84

Entertainment and Recreation Managers, Except Gambling

2.40

Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping

2.36
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Farm and Home Management Educators

26.05

Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary

12.45

Physics Teachers, Postsecondary

10.37

Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary

8.54

Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary

7.91

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

7.68

Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

7.16

Biological Technicians

7.00

Business Teachers, Postsecondary

6.52

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary

6.06
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Bismarck, ND, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

15.29

Hydrologists

10.74

Agricultural Inspectors

10.64

Legislators

10.53

Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers

7.56

Service Unit Operators, Oil and Gas

6.35

Gambling Dealers

5.50

Civil Engineering Technologists and Technicians

5.07

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

4.74

Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians

4.64
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Birmingham-Hoover, AL, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic

11.37

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

7.87

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

7.78

Power Distributors and Dispatchers

4.67

Millwrights

4.26

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

4.18

Nurse Anesthetists

4.02

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

3.69

Education Administrators, All Other

3.46

Surgeons, All Other

3.32
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Binghamton, NY, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Word Processors and Typists

10.15

Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

6.31

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School

5.31

History Teachers, Postsecondary

4.10

Highway Maintenance Workers

4.03

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

3.93

Psychiatric Aides

3.84

Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials

3.62

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

3.35

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

3.23
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Billings, MT, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

16.11

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

9.29

Gambling Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

8.94

Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers

7.34

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

6.67

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

5.65

Petroleum Engineers

5.58

Motorcycle Mechanics

5.25

Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other

4.90

Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers

4.66
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Bend-Redmond, OR, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

16.19

Forest and Conservation Technicians

13.72

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

11.10

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

9.50

Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other

9.26

Bicycle Repairers

7.95

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

7.61

Hearing Aid Specialists

6.89

Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers

6.44

Surgical Assistants

6.34
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Bellingham, WA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners

6.99

Bicycle Repairers

6.61

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

5.62

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

5.00

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

4.57

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

4.50

Library Assistants, Clerical

4.45

Roofers

4.27

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.13

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.10
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Beckley, WV, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Extraction Workers, All Other

63.88

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

18.24

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

18.19

Audiologists

8.65

Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health

7.04

Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers

6.24

Cooks, Fast Food

6.01

Gambling Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

5.73

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

4.76

Paramedics

4.68
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

44.63

Boilermakers

38.07

Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders

11.68

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

10.79

Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other

9.39

Helpers--Carpenters

8.38

Insulation Workers, Mechanical

8.37

Petroleum Engineers

7.95

Rail Car Repairers

7.84

Chemical Technicians

7.68
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Bay City, MI, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Chemists

5.52

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

5.30

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers

4.99

Psychiatric Technicians

4.54

Chemical Technicians

4.46

Library Assistants, Clerical

4.12

Machinists

3.36

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

3.24

Clergy

3.12

Rehabilitation Counselors

2.89
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Battle Creek, MI, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

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

12.27

Food Batchmakers

5.97

Special Education Teachers, All Other

5.62

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

5.25

Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators

4.61

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

4.53

Social Workers, All Other

4.26

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

4.24

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

3.75

New Accounts Clerks

3.70
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Baton Rouge, LA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Boilermakers

51.80

Chemical Plant and System Operators

46.81

Transportation Workers, All Other

10.86

Sailors and Marine Oilers

10.50

Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other

10.12

Occupational Therapy Aides

10.09

Material Moving Workers, All Other

9.84

Drafters, All Other

9.54

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

8.81

Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers

8.33
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Geographers

5.76

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

4.43

Hoist and Winch Operators

4.27

Physical Scientists, All Other

4.12

Food Science Technicians

3.89

Food Scientists and Technologists

3.80

Therapists, All Other

3.67

Biological Technicians

3.56

Atmospheric and Space Scientists

3.55

Computer and Information Research Scientists

3.49
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Bakersfield, CA, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

65.55

Farm Labor Contractors

58.29

Agricultural Workers, All Other

25.41

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

20.07

Service Unit Operators, Oil and Gas

17.84

Petroleum Engineers

12.31

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

10.56

Agricultural Equipment Operators

9.23

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

8.95

Protective Service Workers, All Other

6.27
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Austin-Round Rock, TX, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

Geographers

8.17

Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

5.73

Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators

5.54

Geological Technicians, Except Hydrologic Technicians

4.64

Extraction Workers, All Other

4.26

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products

4.20

Plant and System Operators, All Other

3.97

Pipelayers

3.85

Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers

3.76

Cartographers and Photogrammetrists

3.69
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC, May 2023
Occupation Location Quotient

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

23.40

Nuclear Engineers

11.20

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

7.72

Social Science Research Assistants

6.18

Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other

5.53

Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other

5.20

Educational Instruction and Library Workers, All Other

4.98

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