Charts of occupations with the highest location quotient in each area, May 2017


Occupations with the highest location quotient in Virgin Islands, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

20.70

Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other

11.75

Baggage Porters and Bellhops

11.29

Transportation Security Screeners

9.26

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

7.98

Sailors and Marine Oilers

7.12

Material Moving Workers, All Other

6.96

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

6.75

Chefs and Head Cooks

6.63

Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers

6.18
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Puerto Rico, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Radio Operators

52.74

Special Education Teachers, All Other

21.37

Farm and Home Management Advisors

12.67

Bailiffs

7.93

Word Processors and Typists

7.74

Sewing Machine Operators

6.60

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

6.02

Highway Maintenance Workers

5.95

Couriers and Messengers

5.41

Pharmacy Aides

5.36
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Guam, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers

18.04

Transportation Security Screeners

15.06

Education Administrators, All Other

14.66

Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other

14.12

Concierges

10.58

Baggage Porters and Bellhops

8.43

Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers

8.15

Occupational Health and Safety Technicians

7.74

Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers

7.65

Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers

6.67
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Wyoming, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Wellhead Pumpers

20.58

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

19.80

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

19.44

Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators

18.31

Choreographers

17.88

Boilermakers

15.77

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

14.68

Gas Plant Operators

13.30

Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters

13.14

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

12.72
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Wisconsin, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Animal Breeders

7.93

Animal Scientists

7.21

Floor Sanders and Finishers

6.61

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

6.45

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

4.99

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.74

Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic

4.52

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

4.08

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

3.86

Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

3.57
Occupations with the highest location quotient in West Virginia, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Roof Bolters, Mining

82.10

Mine Shuttle Car Operators

71.04

Loading Machine Operators, Underground Mining

45.80

Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators

20.58

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

12.31

Extraction Workers, All Other

11.22

Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators

11.12

Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers

10.48

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

10.40

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

9.37
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Washington, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Workers, All Other

7.97

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

5.71

Avionics Technicians

5.65

Tapers

4.57

Log Graders and Scalers

4.22

Nuclear Engineers

3.75

Ship Engineers

3.67

Commercial Divers

3.50

Foresters

3.40

Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic

3.29
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Virginia, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Industrial-Organizational Psychologists

9.94

Ship Engineers

6.68

Marine Engineers and Naval Architects

6.54

Legal Support Workers, All Other

6.28

Mathematicians

6.14

Political Scientists

5.54

Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other

5.05

Nuclear Engineers

4.90

Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators

4.74

Information Security Analysts

4.71
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Vermont, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Solar Photovoltaic Installers

19.09

Industrial Engineering Technicians

10.94

Woodworkers, All Other

10.02

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

9.12

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

6.35

Log Graders and Scalers

6.31

Craft Artists

6.27

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers

5.12

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

4.68

Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary

4.27
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Utah, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Historians

8.51

Mining Machine Operators, All Other

5.61

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

4.87

Forest and Conservation Technicians

4.56

Roof Bolters, Mining

4.25

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

4.24

Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists

3.85

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

3.79

Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

3.72

Tile and Marble Setters

3.69
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Texas, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Petroleum Engineers

6.68

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

5.63

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

5.60

Wellhead Pumpers

5.51

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

4.92

Helpers--Extraction Workers

4.86

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

4.86

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

4.48

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

3.28

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

3.27
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Tennessee, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

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

7.32

Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other

4.89

Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons

4.53

Fallers

4.33

Traffic Technicians

4.22

Woodworkers, All Other

3.82

Nuclear Power Reactor Operators

3.57

Residential Advisors

3.57

Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators

3.50

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

3.41
Occupations with the highest location quotient in South Dakota, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Workers

29.28

Soil and Plant Scientists

12.32

Correspondence Clerks

11.52

Animal Breeders

11.18

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

10.77

Choreographers

8.66

Animal Scientists

8.29

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

8.26

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

8.05

Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers

7.83
Occupations with the highest location quotient in South Carolina, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Tire Builders

13.59

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

11.58

Nuclear Technicians

9.27

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

7.90

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

7.66

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

7.50

Nuclear Power Reactor Operators

7.04

Nuclear Engineers

5.58

Pile-Driver Operators

5.20

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

4.10
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Rhode Island, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.98

Mathematicians

6.58

Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers

6.37

Therapists, All Other

5.98

Special Education Teachers, All Other

5.26

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.96

Computer and Information Research Scientists

4.39

Pile-Driver Operators

3.94

First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers

3.69

Protective Service Workers, All Other

3.55
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Pennsylvania, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

3.66

Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons

3.21

Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators

3.01

Pourers and Casters, Metal

2.86

Roof Bolters, Mining

2.69

Word Processors and Typists

2.60

Mine Shuttle Car Operators

2.47

Private Detectives and Investigators

2.45

Hoist and Winch Operators

2.40

Maintenance Workers, Machinery

2.36
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Oregon, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Workers, All Other

32.77

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

23.90

Semiconductor Processors

10.44

Fallers

9.39

Religious Workers, All Other

7.92

Woodworkers, All Other

7.34

Clergy

6.94

Forest and Conservation Technicians

6.60

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

6.37

Logging Equipment Operators

5.86
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Oklahoma, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Rock Splitters, Quarry

13.10

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

10.60

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

10.02

Gaming Managers

9.61

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

9.57

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

9.15

Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters

8.22

Gaming Cage Workers

7.69

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

7.24

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

7.02
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Ohio, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

5.14

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

3.22

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

3.09

Tool and Die Makers

3.05

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

3.01

Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other

2.81

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

2.78

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

2.77

Radio Operators

2.69

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

2.54
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Dakota, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Extraction Workers, All Other

44.37

Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators

41.22

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

21.83

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

20.13

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

20.03

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

19.16

Wellhead Pumpers

16.70

Wind Turbine Service Technicians

16.36

Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders

12.89

Mining Machine Operators, All Other

12.17
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Carolina, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

7.96

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

7.68

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

7.03

Upholsterers

6.84

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary

4.51

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

4.23

Real Estate Brokers

3.89

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

3.54

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School

3.51

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

3.50
Occupations with the highest location quotient in New York, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Fashion Designers

5.49

Subway and Streetcar Operators

5.22

Transit and Railroad Police

5.02

Word Processors and Typists

4.17

Traffic Technicians

3.82

Home Health Aides

3.65

Bailiffs

3.39

Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators

3.32

Art Directors

3.24

Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes

3.24
Occupations with the highest location quotient in New Mexico, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

21.53

Physicists

18.33

Anthropologists and Archeologists

11.64

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

9.11

Nuclear Engineers

8.50

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

7.61

Wellhead Pumpers

6.76

Physical Scientists, All Other

6.60

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

6.51

Forest and Conservation Technicians

5.81
Occupations with the highest location quotient in New Jersey, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Biochemists and Biophysicists

6.69

Shampooers

5.52

Fire Inspectors and Investigators

3.85

Watch Repairers

3.79

Marriage and Family Therapists

3.50

Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants

3.07

Chemists

3.00

Mathematicians

2.96

Solar Photovoltaic Installers

2.95

Communications Equipment Operators, All Other

2.92
Occupations with the highest location quotient in New Hampshire, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Correspondence Clerks

7.84

Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary

4.22

Air Traffic Controllers

4.15

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

3.97

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

3.62

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

3.50

Log Graders and Scalers

3.33

Commercial Divers

3.29

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School

3.28

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

2.99
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Nevada, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming Service Workers, All Other

37.25

Gaming Dealers

24.50

Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators

18.97

Gaming Cage Workers

17.11

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

16.09

Gaming Managers

13.84

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

13.81

Dancers

10.72

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

8.81

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

8.11
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Nebraska, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Dredge Operators

9.99

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

9.06

Farm and Home Management Advisors

7.48

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.70

Soil and Plant Scientists

5.94

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

5.44

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

5.16

Credit Counselors

5.10

Animal Scientists

5.09

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

4.90
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Montana, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

21.64

Loading Machine Operators, Underground Mining

21.56

Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters

21.43

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

14.30

Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers, Postsecondary

9.99

Conservation Scientists

8.14

Rock Splitters, Quarry

7.92

Foresters

7.67

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

7.54

Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators

7.34
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Missouri, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders

5.70

Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants

5.03

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

4.88

Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers

4.30

Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators

4.06

Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers

3.97

Woodworkers, All Other

3.80

Museum Technicians and Conservators

3.70

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

3.62

Dredge Operators

3.57
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Mississippi, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers

18.06

Fallers

14.56

Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists

14.53

Upholsterers

13.55

Fishers and Related Fishing Workers

12.47

Logging Equipment Operators

7.46

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

7.42

Psychiatric Aides

6.66

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

6.59

Gaming Managers

6.55
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Minnesota, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Radio Operators

8.18

Choreographers

5.03

Life Scientists, All Other

3.97

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

3.92

Animal Scientists

3.72

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

3.65

Biomedical Engineers

3.24

Soil and Plant Scientists

3.07

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

2.90

Model Makers, Metal and Plastic

2.60
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Michigan, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Model Makers, Metal and Plastic

9.34

Tool and Die Makers

6.47

Commercial and Industrial Designers

6.07

Mechanical Engineers

5.11

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

4.83

Mechanical Engineering Technicians

3.77

Patternmakers, Wood

3.59

Industrial Engineers

3.57

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

3.54

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

3.46
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Massachusetts, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Biochemists and Biophysicists

6.05

Biomedical Engineers

5.07

Industrial-Organizational Psychologists

5.04

Life Scientists, All Other

4.32

Biological Scientists, All Other

4.26

Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary

4.22

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

4.04

Orthodontists

3.59

Statisticians

3.23

Biological Technicians

3.03
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Maryland, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Astronomers

13.78

Geographers

8.60

Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other

8.20

Shampooers

5.89

Biological Scientists, All Other

5.30

Microbiologists

5.23

Computer and Information Research Scientists

5.10

Therapists, All Other

4.87

Building Cleaning Workers, All Other

4.76

Physical Scientists, All Other

4.61
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Maine, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders

24.75

Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers

10.08

Logging Equipment Operators

9.89

Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic

6.93

Fish and Game Wardens

5.24

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

4.54

Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants

4.38

Foresters

4.00

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

3.90

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

3.85
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Louisiana, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Sailors and Marine Oilers

15.06

Riggers

14.29

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

13.55

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

13.19

Chemical Plant and System Operators

12.49

Bridge and Lock Tenders

10.71

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

10.33

Pile-Driver Operators

8.94

Commercial Divers

8.03

Boilermakers

7.56
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Kentucky, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Mine Shuttle Car Operators

16.94

Mining Machine Operators, All Other

12.13

Roof Bolters, Mining

12.06

Farm and Home Management Advisors

10.36

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

5.82

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

5.51

Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors

5.00

Embalmers

4.50

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

4.45

Hoist and Winch Operators

4.06
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Kansas, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers

19.92

Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic

6.58

Wellhead Pumpers

6.21

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

5.25

Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians

5.02

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

4.53

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.48

Extraction Workers, All Other

4.33

Agricultural Equipment Operators

4.16

Soil and Plant Scientists

3.93
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Iowa, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

7.89

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

7.81

Agricultural Workers, All Other

7.78

Agricultural Engineers

7.75

Soil and Plant Scientists

7.63

Wind Turbine Service Technicians

7.20

Animal Breeders

6.81

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

6.68

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.23

Agricultural Equipment Operators

4.94
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Indiana, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

5.39

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

5.13

Therapists, All Other

5.09

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

4.68

Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons

4.52

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

4.47

Boilermakers

4.42

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

4.12

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

3.75

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

3.72
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Illinois, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Occupational Therapy Aides

7.00

Production Workers, All Other

5.03

Dietetic Technicians

3.31

Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers

3.16

Advertising and Promotions Managers

3.05

Cooks, All Other

2.96

Nuclear Technicians

2.84

Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary

2.81

Mine Shuttle Car Operators

2.64

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

2.59
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Idaho, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

15.24

Nuclear Technicians

12.02

Agricultural Engineers

10.94

Fallers

10.57

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

8.77

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

8.57

Foresters

7.57

Log Graders and Scalers

7.13

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

6.38

Agricultural Workers, All Other

5.52
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Hawaii, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Airfield Operations Specialists

18.24

Dancers

11.30

Motorboat Operators

9.88

Astronomers

9.04

Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants

8.38

Baggage Porters and Bellhops

8.10

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

7.47

Cooks, All Other

6.91

Agricultural Workers, All Other

5.96

Concierges

5.93
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Georgia, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

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

12.74

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

6.96

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.56

Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists

6.44

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

4.37

Fabric Menders, Except Garment

4.31

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.30

Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists

3.13

Avionics Technicians

3.04

Tire Builders

2.77
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Florida, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Special Education Teachers, All Other

5.04

Motorboat Operators

4.54

Fishers and Related Fishing Workers

4.54

Baggage Porters and Bellhops

3.09

Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other

2.88

Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other

2.73

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

2.67

Motion Picture Projectionists

2.53

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

2.50

Roofers

2.50
Occupations with the highest location quotient in District of Columbia, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Political Scientists

117.08

Economists

79.13

Artists and Related Workers, All Other

31.22

Social Science Research Assistants

19.35

Law Teachers, Postsecondary

17.07

Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other

16.93

Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary

15.17

Public Relations Specialists

14.94

Historians

14.40

Marine Engineers and Naval Architects

14.21
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Delaware, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

11.25

Shampooers

7.30

Power Distributors and Dispatchers

6.20

Chemical Engineers

5.35

Legal Support Workers, All Other

5.21

Credit Analysts

4.84

Insulation Workers, Mechanical

3.90

Financial Analysts

3.86

Fire Inspectors and Investigators

3.83

Agricultural Inspectors

3.27
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Connecticut, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Athletes and Sports Competitors

4.15

Telephone Operators

3.81

Actuaries

3.56

Avionics Technicians

3.30

Choreographers

3.17

Survey Researchers

2.87

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

2.79

Commercial Divers

2.78

Obstetricians and Gynecologists

2.74

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

2.71
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Colorado, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Atmospheric and Space Scientists

7.36

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

5.60

Hydrologists

4.55

Cartographers and Photogrammetrists

4.26

Financial Clerks, All Other

3.87

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

3.80

Astronomers

3.78

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

3.72

Information and Record Clerks, All Other

3.61

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

3.59
Occupations with the highest location quotient in California, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

5.74

Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance

4.44

Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other

4.20

Film and Video Editors

3.86

Material Moving Workers, All Other

3.74

Solar Photovoltaic Installers

3.70

Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes

3.48

Multimedia Artists and Animators

3.42

Marriage and Family Therapists

3.27

Media and Communication Workers, All Other

3.19
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Arkansas, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists

11.41

Food Processing Workers, All Other

11.13

Log Graders and Scalers

8.74

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

7.52

Logging Workers, All Other

5.84

Logging Equipment Operators

5.78

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

5.76

Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary

4.09

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

3.90

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

3.70
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Arizona, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Astronomers

6.31

Semiconductor Processors

4.20

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

4.06

Anthropologists and Archeologists

3.52

Tapers

3.42

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

3.21

Telemarketers

3.19

Credit Counselors

3.13

Social Science Research Assistants

3.04

Stonemasons

2.97
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Alaska, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Mining Machine Operators, All Other

60.60

Extraction Workers, All Other

26.10

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

19.63

Ship Engineers

17.57

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

17.54

Commercial Divers

15.21

Transportation Workers, All Other

13.74

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

13.41

Sailors and Marine Oilers

12.53

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

12.33
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Alabama, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Tire Builders

6.91

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

6.14

Logging Equipment Operators

6.04

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

5.92

Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic

5.71

Pipelayers

5.56

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

5.55

Aerospace Engineers

5.25

Agricultural Workers, All Other

4.81

Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators

4.76
Occupations with the highest location quotient in East Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

10.11

First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives

3.68

First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers

3.52

Security Guards

3.35

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

3.26

Food Service Managers

2.91

Food Preparation Workers

2.83

Pharmacy Technicians

2.75

Recreation Workers

2.65

Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers

2.64
Occupations with the highest location quotient in West Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

7.13

Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs

4.39

Industrial Engineers

3.20

Pharmacy Technicians

3.02

Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers

2.84

Child, Family, and School Social Workers

2.64

First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers

2.59

Medical Secretaries

2.57

Bus Drivers, School or Special Client

2.50

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

2.38
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Central-Southeast Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

27.56

Wellhead Pumpers

23.63

Forest and Conservation Technicians

12.60

Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door

10.12

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

7.70

Lodging Managers

6.71

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

6.39

Conservation Scientists

5.89

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

5.12

Highway Maintenance Workers

4.98
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeast Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters

57.24

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

36.19

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

31.50

Wellhead Pumpers

26.62

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

25.24

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

20.62

Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators

17.40

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

14.81

Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines

13.82

Forest and Conservation Technicians

10.56
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

42.95

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

34.47

Choreographers

32.65

Gas Plant Operators

26.99

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

25.52

Wellhead Pumpers

24.85

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

24.02

Chemical Plant and System Operators

21.57

Forest and Conservation Technicians

19.09

Plant and System Operators, All Other

18.60
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Wellhead Pumpers

37.65

Curators

20.17

Farm and Home Management Advisors

19.43

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

18.92

Plant and System Operators, All Other

17.38

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

16.27

Gas Plant Operators

16.24

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

12.36

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

10.33

Conservation Scientists

9.05
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Western Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Bridge and Lock Tenders

15.81

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

14.15

Medical Appliance Technicians

10.39

Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders

9.57

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

9.56

Food Batchmakers

9.20

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

6.59

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

6.34

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

6.21

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

6.16
Occupations with the highest location quotient in South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Animal Breeders

24.22

Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic

22.77

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

7.68

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

6.49

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

6.47

Food Batchmakers

6.13

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

6.05

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

5.82

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

5.76

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

5.39
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Animal Scientists

18.26

Pourers and Casters, Metal

15.40

Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic

12.38

Foresters

10.65

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

9.13

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

9.00

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

8.87

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

8.77

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

7.92

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

6.23
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Foresters

28.96

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

21.64

Logging Equipment Operators

16.64

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

14.09

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

13.53

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

11.44

Forest and Conservation Technicians

11.01

Material Moving Workers, All Other

9.93

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

8.27

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

7.53
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Roof Bolters, Mining

66.55

Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators

62.92

Mine Shuttle Car Operators

61.78

Wellhead Pumpers

21.85

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

14.21

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

10.80

Power Distributors and Dispatchers

9.17

Psychiatric Technicians

9.08

Pipelayers

7.13

Power Plant Operators

6.56
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Mine Shuttle Car Operators

243.25

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

56.38

Log Graders and Scalers

53.57

Logging Equipment Operators

19.40

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

14.05

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

10.66

Foresters

9.65

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

9.51

Helpers--Extraction Workers

8.89

Legislators

7.39
Occupations with the highest location quotient in East Washington nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

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

22.66

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

17.76

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

13.61

Agricultural Equipment Operators

13.53

Power Distributors and Dispatchers

10.79

Forest and Conservation Technicians

8.16

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

6.69

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.31

Gaming Cage Workers

5.93

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

5.44
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Central Washington nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

39.28

Foresters

29.10

Commercial Pilots

24.08

Forest and Conservation Workers

22.28

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

22.09

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

22.01

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

20.22

Logging Equipment Operators

19.06

Conservation Scientists

17.71

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

8.19
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Washington nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Log Graders and Scalers

88.64

Rock Splitters, Quarry

29.70

Logging Equipment Operators

27.42

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

25.36

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

21.09

Forest and Conservation Workers

17.11

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

16.13

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

13.61

Millwrights

13.32

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

12.43
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwest Washington nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

9.07

Logging Equipment Operators

8.09

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

7.56

Upholsterers

4.84

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

4.83

Conservation Scientists

4.49

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

4.33

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

4.32

Lodging Managers

3.94

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

3.72
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

14.48

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

10.37

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

7.01

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

6.17

Physics Teachers, Postsecondary

6.01

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

5.24

History Teachers, Postsecondary

5.02

Cooks, All Other

4.76

Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary

4.67

Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary

4.55
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeast Virginia nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Computer and Information Research Scientists

66.83

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

20.82

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

20.18

Agricultural Inspectors

11.35

Food Processing Workers, All Other

10.45

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

8.67

Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other

8.16

Aerospace Engineers

7.99

Animal Control Workers

7.28

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

7.11
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

27.74

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

12.44

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

9.66

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

9.13

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

9.04

Correctional Officers and Jailers

7.77

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

7.33

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

6.16

Foresters

5.09

Psychiatric Technicians

4.98
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

25.84

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

14.04

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

12.04

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

11.45

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

10.38

Helpers--Extraction Workers

9.91

Funeral Attendants

7.12

Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

7.09

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.38

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

6.25
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

14.01

Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary

12.13

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers

9.62

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

6.80

Food Scientists and Technologists

6.50

Drafters, All Other

6.34

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

6.25

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

6.16

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

6.10

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

5.85
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Solar Photovoltaic Installers

19.63

Craft Artists

16.40

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

8.82

Urban and Regional Planners

6.34

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

5.93

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.55

Highway Maintenance Workers

5.43

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers

5.27

Coaches and Scouts

5.18

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

5.16
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Roof Bolters, Mining

59.53

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

38.34

Wellhead Pumpers

37.85

Forest and Conservation Technicians

36.61

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

35.66

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

33.97

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

24.90

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

21.53

Airfield Operations Specialists

17.51

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

13.90
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Utah nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

41.27

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

12.77

Lodging Managers

10.92

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

6.48

Social and Human Service Assistants

5.80

Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

4.75

Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers

4.69

Highway Maintenance Workers

3.40

Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs

2.99

Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers

2.92
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Central Utah nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

43.21

Legislators

11.72

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

9.00

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

7.32

Correctional Officers and Jailers

6.56

Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers

4.87

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

4.39

Highway Maintenance Workers

4.16

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks

3.99

Postal Service Clerks

3.98
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Wasatch Back nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

15.96

Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants

11.13

Concierges

8.55

Lodging Managers

5.25

Amusement and Recreation Attendants

5.12

Baggage Porters and Bellhops

4.90

Real Estate Sales Agents

4.80

Residential Advisors

4.57

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

4.47

Recreation Workers

4.47
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Coastal Plains Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

31.14

Helpers--Extraction Workers

30.04

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

26.63

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

19.57

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

13.41

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

13.28

Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers

12.82

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

10.03

Chemical Engineers

9.30

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

8.56
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Border Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Helpers--Extraction Workers

37.40

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

32.07

Wellhead Pumpers

19.87

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

8.60

Gas Plant Operators

5.50

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

4.36

Civil Engineering Technicians

4.29

Legislators

4.14

Correctional Officers and Jailers

3.83

Compliance Officers

3.61
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Hill Country Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Psychiatric Aides

18.15

Helpers--Extraction Workers

15.53

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

12.84

Power Plant Operators

8.42

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

8.27

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

8.01

Fish and Game Wardens

6.04

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary

6.03

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

5.80

Etchers and Engravers

5.68
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Big Thicket Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Woodworkers, All Other

30.55

Logging Equipment Operators

15.86

Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians

9.20

Foresters

7.84

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

7.66

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

7.30

Correctional Officers and Jailers

5.80

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

5.64

Wellhead Pumpers

5.53

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

5.47
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

11.31

Wellhead Pumpers

9.26

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

8.16

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

7.35

Helpers--Extraction Workers

7.34

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

7.21

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

6.96

Psychiatric Aides

6.31

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

5.88

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

5.33
Occupations with the highest location quotient in West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Wind Turbine Service Technicians

47.11

Wellhead Pumpers

43.46

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

37.21

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

36.01

Helpers--Extraction Workers

35.99

Agricultural Equipment Operators

29.77

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

28.00

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

27.74

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

15.00

Gas Plant Operators

13.04
Occupations with the highest location quotient in East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons

48.25

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

29.17

Woodworkers, All Other

13.86

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

10.94

Lodging Managers

10.02

Plant and System Operators, All Other

7.91

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

7.62

Amusement and Recreation Attendants

6.19

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

5.78

Electro-Mechanical Technicians

5.77
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Log Graders and Scalers

21.33

Designers, All Other

18.70

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

11.55

Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other

9.24

Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors

5.98

Audiologists

5.97

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

5.79

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

5.62

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

5.33

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

5.08
Occupations with the highest location quotient in South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

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

15.56

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

9.80

Logging Equipment Operators

7.02

Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other

6.90

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

6.85

Tool and Die Makers

6.84

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers

6.33

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

5.92

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

5.75

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

5.20
Occupations with the highest location quotient in West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Plant and System Operators, All Other

12.15

Logging Equipment Operators

10.87

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

10.67

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

9.72

Pharmacy Aides

8.75

Residential Advisors

5.95

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

5.55

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.23

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

4.84

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

4.77
Occupations with the highest location quotient in West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Workers

59.11

Fish and Game Wardens

19.87

Soil and Plant Scientists

19.68

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

19.04

Gaming Cage Workers

18.40

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

17.03

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

16.60

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

16.25

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

15.61

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

15.24
Occupations with the highest location quotient in East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Workers

52.71

Soil and Plant Scientists

20.87

Animal Scientists

20.13

Agricultural Engineers

18.78

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

13.41

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

13.25

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

12.32

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

11.51

Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

10.76

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

8.92
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

31.21

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

11.98

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

8.99

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

6.34

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

6.31

Millwrights

5.20

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.52

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

4.22

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.02

Industrial Engineers

3.59
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

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

13.88

Agricultural Equipment Operators

8.04

Funeral Attendants

5.84

Correctional Officers and Jailers

5.63

Legislators

5.18

Helpers--Electricians

5.12

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

4.57

Logging Equipment Operators

4.47

Cooks, Fast Food

4.26

Millwrights

3.88
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

46.09

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

36.85

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

18.36

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

11.53

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

7.36

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

6.47

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

5.30

Machinists

5.00

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.87

Mechanical Drafters

4.47
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

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

65.26

Logging Equipment Operators

49.50

Chemical Plant and System Operators

19.03

Millwrights

11.91

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

5.64

Sewing Machine Operators

5.53

Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners

5.37

Funeral Attendants

5.07

Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors

4.85

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.59
Occupations with the highest location quotient in New Shoreham Town, Rhode Island nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

10.97

Cooks, Restaurant

6.58

Waiters and Waitresses

6.48
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Pourers and Casters, Metal

14.57

Furniture Finishers

13.07

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

11.28

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

10.32

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

7.56

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

6.23

Highway Maintenance Workers

6.03

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

5.90

Correctional Officers and Jailers

5.66

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

5.55
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Rock Splitters, Quarry

39.87

Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators

39.65

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

15.67

Log Graders and Scalers

15.60

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

12.93

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

12.73

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

12.00

Gas Plant Operators

9.59

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

9.28

Logging Equipment Operators

8.58
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Mine Shuttle Car Operators

64.15

Roof Bolters, Mining

61.40

Loading Machine Operators, Underground Mining

39.07

Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators

21.96

Helpers--Extraction Workers

17.43

Wellhead Pumpers

16.88

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

16.78

Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators

13.95

Mining Machine Operators, All Other

13.19

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

12.16
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

50.20

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

35.78

Agricultural Equipment Operators

28.73

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

27.34

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

19.67

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

18.98

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

18.72

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

12.97

Food Processing Workers, All Other

12.02

Agricultural Inspectors

10.48
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

45.77

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

32.63

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

18.52

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

15.38

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

14.99

Power Distributors and Dispatchers

14.20

Clergy

12.33

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

12.05

Foresters

10.31

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

9.84
Occupations with the highest location quotient in South Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Workers, All Other

283.74

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

50.73

Woodworkers, All Other

36.04

Logging Equipment Operators

35.19

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

22.91

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

20.93

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

19.68

Forest and Conservation Technicians

18.10

Foresters

17.01

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

16.50
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Workers, All Other

159.17

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

37.42

Logging Equipment Operators

25.64

Foresters

11.61

Clergy

9.88

Sailors and Marine Oilers

8.41

Forest and Conservation Technicians

8.15

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

7.51

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

6.93

Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants

6.77
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Rock Splitters, Quarry

51.84

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

24.23

Gaming Cage Workers

20.52

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

17.42

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

14.41

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

13.48

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

11.36

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

9.29

Wellhead Pumpers

9.03

Helpers--Extraction Workers

8.67
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

27.46

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

25.81

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

21.86

Agricultural Equipment Operators

17.97

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

17.17

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

13.95

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

12.16

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

8.13

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

7.76

Gaming Cage Workers

7.57
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Animal Scientists

32.17

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

29.92

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

29.40

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

28.93

Wellhead Pumpers

26.19

Agricultural Engineers

25.36

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

22.07

Soil and Plant Scientists

15.54

Gaming Managers

15.27

Gaming Cage Workers

12.35
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

49.34

Gaming Cage Workers

29.92

Gaming Managers

24.11

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

16.65

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

9.07

Gaming Dealers

6.28

Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators

5.28

Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants

5.16

Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers

4.83

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

4.71
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southern Ohio non-metropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

11.78

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School

8.40

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

7.75

Power Plant Operators

6.91

Business Teachers, Postsecondary

6.60

Environmental Engineering Technicians

6.47

Meter Readers, Utilities

4.72

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

4.67

Logging Equipment Operators

4.66

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.20
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Woodworkers, All Other

16.25

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

13.91

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

12.14

Bridge and Lock Tenders

11.24

Wellhead Pumpers

9.41

Helpers--Extraction Workers

7.40

Food Processing Workers, All Other

6.98

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

6.98

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

5.96

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

5.85
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Northeastern Ohio non-metropolitan area (non-contiguous), May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

13.73

Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers

11.89

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

10.88

Furniture Finishers

9.04

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

7.64

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

7.56

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

7.17

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

6.56

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

6.36

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

6.16
Occupations with the highest location quotient in West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

11.89

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

11.09

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

10.21

Pourers and Casters, Metal

10.10

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

10.00

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

8.79

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

8.68

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

8.04

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

7.87

Tool and Die Makers

7.84
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Far East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders

57.29

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

24.70

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

21.62

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

15.90

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

10.83

Legislators

9.87

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

7.69

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

6.24

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School

4.88

Postal Service Clerks

4.84
Occupations with the highest location quotient in East Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

15.81

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

10.80

Conservation Scientists

10.74

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

9.89

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

9.54

Residential Advisors

8.34

Bailiffs

7.64

Special Education Teachers, Preschool

5.36

Education Administrators, All Other

5.09

Radio and Television Announcers

4.99
Occupations with the highest location quotient in West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

25.38

Wellhead Pumpers

25.24

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

24.28

Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders

22.15

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

21.52

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

19.05

Power Plant Operators

17.47

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

13.67

Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines

10.48

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

9.80
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

129.15

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

125.68

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

110.13

Wellhead Pumpers

88.88

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

67.43

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

45.89

Gas Plant Operators

26.46

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

19.50

Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders

19.23

Maintenance Workers, Machinery

16.75
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary

11.68

Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary

6.95

Anthropology and Archeology Teachers, Postsecondary

6.51

Education Teachers, Postsecondary

5.71

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

5.48

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

5.30

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

4.83

Forest and Conservation Technicians

4.62

History Teachers, Postsecondary

4.61

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

4.18
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

30.10

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

18.04

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

13.57

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

11.32

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

8.55

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

7.77

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary

7.52

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

7.51

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

7.06

Logging Equipment Operators

6.20
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

24.07

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

13.79

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

13.46

Foresters

6.72

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.59

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

6.38

Real Estate Brokers

6.31

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

5.76

Correctional Officers and Jailers

5.52

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

5.39
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

44.44

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

18.66

Tire Builders

14.91

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

12.36

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

10.97

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

10.10

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

9.56

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary

9.28

Logging Equipment Operators

8.77

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

7.66
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Legislators

11.32

Historians

10.85

Highway Maintenance Workers

7.61

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

7.51

Word Processors and Typists

7.26

Music Directors and Composers

6.36

Bailiffs

5.44

Industrial Engineering Technicians

5.24

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

5.08

Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers

4.79
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Central New York nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Historians

23.32

Legislators

12.87

Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

11.20

Highway Maintenance Workers

7.65

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

7.37

Rehabilitation Counselors

7.25

Craft Artists

7.21

Word Processors and Typists

6.81

Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers

6.68

Animal Control Workers

6.62
Occupations with the highest location quotient in East Central New York nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Legislators

12.97

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

11.81

Highway Maintenance Workers

10.54

Correctional Officers and Jailers

10.23

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

9.37

Word Processors and Typists

6.54

Bus Drivers, School or Special Client

5.90

Protective Service Workers, All Other

5.84

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

5.09

Postal Service Clerks

4.26
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Historians

17.74

Bridge and Lock Tenders

15.89

Fish and Game Wardens

13.30

Legislators

11.22

Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers

10.40

Word Processors and Typists

8.44

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

8.32

Correctional Officers and Jailers

8.30

Psychiatric Aides

8.08

Highway Maintenance Workers

7.30
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Los Alamos County, New Mexico nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Physicists

731.67

Nuclear Engineers

298.06

Physical Scientists, All Other

214.19

Computer and Information Research Scientists

104.94

Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other

81.66

Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors

63.06

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

39.79

Engineers, All Other

28.10

Budget Analysts

26.33

Information Security Analysts

17.62
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

44.24

Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters

28.90

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

23.65

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

12.79

Physical Scientists, All Other

9.69

Legislators

7.32

Highway Maintenance Workers

5.58

Postal Service Clerks

4.66

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

4.59

Special Education Teachers, All Other

4.44
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

107.63

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

45.27

Wellhead Pumpers

32.38

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

27.83

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

27.35

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

15.62

Extraction Workers, All Other

14.20

Gas Plant Operators

12.81

Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door

8.94

Petroleum Engineers

7.37
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

21.70

Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers

14.42

Education Administrators, All Other

7.96

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

6.49

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

5.45

Gas Plant Operators

5.06

Personal Care Aides

5.02

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

4.78

Legislators

4.77

Conservation Scientists

4.37
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Film and Video Editors

7.96

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

7.24

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

7.10

Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary

6.63

Legislators

5.36

Cooks, Short Order

5.09

Mechanical Engineering Technicians

4.23

Education Teachers, Postsecondary

3.93

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

3.82

Industrial Engineering Technicians

3.40
Occupations with the highest location quotient in West Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Biological Technicians

8.83

Physical Scientists, All Other

6.86

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

6.57

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

6.03

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

5.70

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

5.44

Tree Trimmers and Pruners

5.42

Radiation Therapists

5.41

Microbiologists

5.07

Mechanical Engineering Technicians

4.95
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Hydrologists

9.35

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

8.86

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

6.20

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

6.13

New Accounts Clerks

5.92

Foresters

5.56

Cooks, Short Order

4.27

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

3.76

Recreational Therapists

3.60

Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health

3.56
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

15.64

Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians

13.29

Power Plant Operators

8.90

Highway Maintenance Workers

8.35

Forest and Conservation Technicians

5.56

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

4.58

Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors

4.21

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

4.12

Social and Human Service Assistants

3.54

Postal Service Clerks

3.53
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Nevada nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators

589.44

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

451.69

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

160.44

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

89.89

Helpers--Extraction Workers

82.38

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

35.18

Gaming Service Workers, All Other

33.45

Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines

30.55

Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters

23.30

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

22.31
Occupations with the highest location quotient in South Nevada nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming Service Workers, All Other

56.57

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

37.43

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

29.34

Gaming Cage Workers

27.26

Gaming Managers

26.83

Gaming Dealers

17.82

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

16.00

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

13.94

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

13.86

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

13.22
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

29.89

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

20.05

Soil and Plant Scientists

18.14

Gas Plant Operators

11.92

Agricultural Equipment Operators

11.06

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

10.27

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

9.01

Legislators

7.64

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

7.08

Highway Maintenance Workers

6.29
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

28.11

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

16.15

Agricultural Equipment Operators

14.32

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

14.06

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

13.81

Soil and Plant Scientists

13.79

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

8.64

Agricultural Inspectors

7.31

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

7.28

Highway Maintenance Workers

6.66
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

22.07

Soil and Plant Scientists

17.31

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

15.98

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

14.06

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

10.37

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

10.21

Agricultural Equipment Operators

10.09

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

8.59

Agricultural Inspectors

6.27

Highway Maintenance Workers

5.68
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

26.69

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

15.25

Legislators

14.83

Agricultural Equipment Operators

9.65

Radio and Television Announcers

8.78

Highway Maintenance Workers

6.54

Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers

6.49

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

5.79

Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors

4.65

Parts Salespersons

3.63
Occupations with the highest location quotient in West Montana nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

47.09

Rock Splitters, Quarry

42.00

Foresters

19.67

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

10.61

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

10.08

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

8.52

Conservation Scientists

6.79

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

6.35

Biological Scientists, All Other

6.33

Microbiologists

6.18
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Montana nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

19.19

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

17.46

Psychiatric Aides

13.61

Conservation Scientists

12.33

Hydrologists

11.19

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

9.92

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

7.51

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

7.27

Drafters, All Other

6.21

Foresters

6.01
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Central Montana nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Plant and System Operators, All Other

29.99

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

25.55

Wellhead Pumpers

16.80

Forest and Conservation Technicians

16.02

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

14.67

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

14.16

Conservation Scientists

12.94

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

11.86

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

9.93

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

8.21
Occupations with the highest location quotient in East Montana nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Wellhead Pumpers

39.49

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

25.88

Forest and Conservation Technicians

20.74

Gas Plant Operators

18.68

Conservation Scientists

14.59

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

14.52

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

14.12

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

12.44

Soil and Plant Scientists

12.06

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

11.83
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Travel Agents

17.97

Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers

7.13

Sales and Related Workers, All Other

7.01

Musicians and Singers

6.97

Agricultural Inspectors

6.96

Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers

6.08

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.08

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

4.47

Audio and Video Equipment Technicians

4.31

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks

4.03
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

18.54

Rock Splitters, Quarry

16.69

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

10.60

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

10.19

Agricultural Equipment Operators

9.45

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.28

Foresters

5.97

Psychiatric Aides

5.64

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

4.77

Highway Maintenance Workers

4.76
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Missouri nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Agricultural Equipment Operators

10.48

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

9.31

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

6.85

Legislators

6.49

Dietetic Technicians

5.87

Food Batchmakers

5.84

Conservation Scientists

5.52

Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors

5.05

Power Plant Operators

5.01

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

4.92
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

14.25

Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary

7.29

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

6.01

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

5.67

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

5.03

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

5.02

Radio and Television Announcers

4.96

Sewing Machine Operators

4.83

Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary

4.56

Highway Maintenance Workers

4.37
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

43.86

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

26.47

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

11.97

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

11.04

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

10.86

Fire Inspectors and Investigators

10.13

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

9.78

Foresters

9.41

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

6.09

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

5.33
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists

32.05

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

22.10

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

18.84

Psychiatric Aides

14.04

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

9.36

Millwrights

7.18

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

6.13

Foresters

5.54

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

4.99

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

4.82
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

29.23

Agricultural Equipment Operators

9.95

Logging Equipment Operators

8.62

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

7.78

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

6.68

Correctional Officers and Jailers

5.29

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

5.21

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

4.39

Meter Readers, Utilities

4.31

Highway Maintenance Workers

3.96
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers

83.44

Upholsterers

61.27

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

26.43

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

22.09

Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists

18.43

Farm and Home Management Advisors

17.05

Fallers

15.45

Sewing Machine Operators

14.58

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

10.36

Home Economics Teachers, Postsecondary

9.40
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Model Makers, Metal and Plastic

14.33

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.51

Agricultural Inspectors

6.19

Agricultural Equipment Operators

5.85

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

5.84

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

5.08

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

4.99

Funeral Service Managers

4.69

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

4.33

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

4.32
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

15.43

Animal Scientists

13.83

Soil and Plant Scientists

10.51

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

8.47

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

6.74

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

6.66

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

6.39

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

5.73

Agricultural Inspectors

5.36

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

5.33
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Foresters

38.63

Logging Equipment Operators

23.84

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

14.80

Forest and Conservation Technicians

12.46

Millwrights

6.51

Legislators

6.38

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.80

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

5.30

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

4.94

Highway Maintenance Workers

4.60
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

6.92

Foresters

6.65

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

6.50

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

4.88

Gaming Cage Workers

4.87

Highway Maintenance Workers

4.63

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

3.89

Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service

3.83

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

3.77

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

3.77
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

15.47

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

13.66

Tree Trimmers and Pruners

7.25

Tool and Die Makers

5.60

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

5.55

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

5.04

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.81

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

4.69

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

4.48

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

4.47
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Wellhead Pumpers

8.93

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

7.33

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

7.30

Fish and Game Wardens

5.92

Court Reporters

5.55

Logging Equipment Operators

4.50

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

4.38

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks

3.77

Conservation Scientists

3.66

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

3.40
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

19.22

Foresters

10.51

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

9.76

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

8.51

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

8.42

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

5.38

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

5.38

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

4.95

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

4.90

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

4.56
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

20.16

Foresters

18.36

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

10.41

Fish and Game Wardens

8.39

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

8.17

Forest and Conservation Technicians

7.49

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

7.19

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

6.58

Materials Scientists

6.40

Gaming Cage Workers

6.14
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Machinists

6.45

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

6.32

Personal Care Aides

5.66

Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors

4.53

Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School

4.38

Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education

3.69

Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education

2.95

First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material Moving Workers, Except Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors

2.94

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

2.51

Postal Service Mail Carriers

2.51
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Music Directors and Composers

10.73

Community Health Workers

7.74

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

5.96

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

4.91

Healthcare Social Workers

4.13

Firefighters

3.99

Librarians

3.95

Physical Therapists

3.90

Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate

3.89

Social and Community Service Managers

3.55
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Fundraisers

7.04

Social and Human Service Assistants

6.08

Construction and Building Inspectors

4.93

Self-Enrichment Education Teachers

4.50

Chefs and Head Cooks

4.25

Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers

4.01

First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers

3.35

Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers

3.29

Firefighters

2.95

Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education

2.89
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

16.81

Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers

9.22

Helpers--Electricians

8.38

Chefs and Head Cooks

8.27

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

7.42

Library Technicians

6.06

Firefighters

6.02

Legislators

5.17

First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers

4.86

Fundraisers

4.69
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Garrett County, Maryland nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

11.13

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

7.12

Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators

4.26

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

3.87

Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines

3.22

Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan

3.21

Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists

3.03

Construction Laborers

2.72

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

2.70

Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

2.65
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Upper Eastern Shore of Maryland nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

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

9.42

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

9.39

Conservation Scientists

5.80

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

5.53

Home Appliance Repairers

5.37

Education Administrators, All Other

5.11

Funeral Attendants

4.80

Food Servers, Nonrestaurant

4.54

Reporters and Correspondents

4.39

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

3.67
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders

75.00

Logging Equipment Operators

15.23

Fish and Game Wardens

9.45

Mechanical Drafters

7.59

Pile-Driver Operators

6.43

Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic

6.10

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

5.59

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

5.08

Stonemasons

4.89

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

4.59
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

28.66

Foresters

21.18

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

12.82

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

10.56

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

7.76

Lodging Managers

7.07

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

6.74

Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment

6.36

Millwrights

5.47

Highway Maintenance Workers

5.15
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Sailors and Marine Oilers

24.05

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

13.59

Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks

10.76

Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines

10.36

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

9.71

Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other

9.35

Gaming Dealers

7.75

Drafters, All Other

7.00

Meter Readers, Utilities

6.90

Food Processing Workers, All Other

5.86
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Bridge and Lock Tenders

34.39

Logging Equipment Operators

17.68

Therapists, All Other

16.95

Counselors, All Other

14.99

Agricultural Workers, All Other

14.63

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

13.96

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

12.26

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

10.06

Meter Readers, Utilities

10.05

Plant and System Operators, All Other

9.34
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Log Graders and Scalers

55.91

Logging Workers, All Other

45.16

Logging Equipment Operators

34.98

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

14.95

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

14.37

Food Processing Workers, All Other

13.53

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

12.07

Foresters

9.76

Plant and System Operators, All Other

7.14

Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other

6.98
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Washington Parish, Louisiana nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Correctional Officers and Jailers

8.14

Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other

6.26

Food Preparation Workers

5.92

Parts Salespersons

3.36

Production Workers, All Other

3.05

Nursing Assistants

2.87

Postal Service Mail Carriers

2.49

Pharmacy Technicians

2.42

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses

2.40

Electricians

2.34
Occupations with the highest location quotient in East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Mine Shuttle Car Operators

155.73

Roof Bolters, Mining

102.36

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

89.62

Extraction Workers, All Other

22.18

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

17.58

Wellhead Pumpers

15.93

Gas Plant Operators

12.79

Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors

8.84

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

7.10

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

6.94
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters

25.58

Budget Analysts

8.67

Bailiffs

8.14

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

5.61

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers

5.10

Anthropology and Archeology Teachers, Postsecondary

5.03

Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

4.88

Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors

3.93

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

3.70

Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers

3.66
Occupations with the highest location quotient in South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

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

13.31

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

12.70

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

11.19

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

9.73

Embalmers

9.43

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

6.66

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

6.31

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

6.15

Bailiffs

6.12

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

5.26
Occupations with the highest location quotient in West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Mine Shuttle Car Operators

104.43

Roof Bolters, Mining

70.44

Sailors and Marine Oilers

22.94

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

20.90

Loading Machine Operators, Underground Mining

15.08

Extraction Workers, All Other

14.76

Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters

9.09

Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders

7.19

Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other

6.29

Power Plant Operators

6.21
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southeast Kansas nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Wellhead Pumpers

14.20

Prepress Technicians and Workers

8.40

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

7.65

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

5.95

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.86

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

5.79

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

5.74

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

5.51

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

5.16

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.66
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeast Kansas nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

9.63

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

8.74

Gas Plant Operators

8.71

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

5.23

Animal Trainers

4.30

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

4.23

Soil and Plant Scientists

4.09

Emergency Management Directors

3.98

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

3.91

Legislators

3.62
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwest Kansas nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

26.18

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

23.69

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

22.21

Wellhead Pumpers

19.18

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

14.59

Agricultural Equipment Operators

14.35

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

13.60

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

12.34

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

8.76

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

7.76
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Kansas nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

49.94

Wellhead Pumpers

43.57

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

23.37

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

21.20

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

14.17

Soil and Plant Scientists

12.88

Food Processing Workers, All Other

10.77

Farm and Home Management Advisors

6.92

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

6.19

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.30
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

14.58

Chemical Plant and System Operators

13.63

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

9.51

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

8.51

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

7.68

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

7.29

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

6.96

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

6.44

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

6.27

Agricultural Inspectors

6.07
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Agricultural Equipment Operators

25.83

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

17.94

Soil and Plant Scientists

8.16

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

7.51

Conservation Scientists

5.24

Forest and Conservation Technicians

4.84

Highway Maintenance Workers

4.41

Funeral Attendants

4.26

Floral Designers

4.04

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

3.93
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Wind Turbine Service Technicians

24.47

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

18.05

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

15.58

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

14.05

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

13.60

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

13.41

Soil and Plant Scientists

13.14

Plant and System Operators, All Other

11.93

Agricultural Equipment Operators

10.10

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

7.21
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Wind Turbine Service Technicians

36.44

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

15.06

Agricultural Equipment Operators

11.61

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

9.65

Furniture Finishers

9.52

Soil and Plant Scientists

8.59

Funeral Attendants

6.81

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

6.41

Motorcycle Mechanics

6.07

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

5.73
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Roof Bolters, Mining

41.10

Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters

39.42

Furniture Finishers

24.62

Rock Splitters, Quarry

18.60

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

16.32

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

12.03

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

8.99

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay

8.36

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

7.74

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

7.53
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

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

13.39

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

10.47

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

7.57

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

7.12

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

6.94

Pourers and Casters, Metal

6.92

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

6.31

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

6.23

Tool and Die Makers

6.12

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

4.90
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic

13.70

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

12.43

Medical Appliance Technicians

12.32

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

12.21

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

9.36

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

9.12

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

7.69

Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians

7.29

Pourers and Casters, Metal

7.24

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

7.18
Occupations with the highest location quotient in South Illinois nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Mine Shuttle Car Operators

94.64

Roof Bolters, Mining

60.18

Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators

30.71

Dietetic Technicians

16.32

Bridge and Lock Tenders

15.77

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

12.33

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

11.15

Psychiatric Technicians

8.60

Helpers--Extraction Workers

7.76

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

7.27
Occupations with the highest location quotient in East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

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

14.64

Agricultural Equipment Operators

13.01

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

9.22

Production Workers, All Other

6.53

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.33

Gas Plant Operators

5.64

Highway Maintenance Workers

5.34

Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other

5.24

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.91

Counselors, All Other

4.51
Occupations with the highest location quotient in West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Bridge and Lock Tenders

10.62

Agricultural Equipment Operators

9.21

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

7.83

Dietetic Technicians

7.08

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

6.79

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

6.04

Counselors, All Other

5.91

Production Workers, All Other

5.55

Correctional Officers and Jailers

5.50

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.84
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Nuclear Engineers

9.06

Legislators

8.10

Production Workers, All Other

5.56

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

4.58

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.06

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

3.85

Chemical Plant and System Operators

3.80

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

3.78

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

3.77

Highway Maintenance Workers

3.77
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southeast Idaho nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

71.17

Agricultural Workers, All Other

42.41

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

42.39

Forest and Conservation Technicians

37.23

Foresters

21.69

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

19.39

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

13.23

Agricultural Inspectors

10.88

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

8.61

Conservation Scientists

6.16
Occupations with the highest location quotient in South Central Idaho nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

16.49

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

15.04

Forest and Conservation Technicians

14.46

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

14.16

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

13.26

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

11.01

Agricultural Equipment Operators

9.61

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

6.81

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

5.54

Food Batchmakers

5.03
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Idaho nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

79.55

Logging Equipment Operators

18.05

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

7.85

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

7.03

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

4.84

Highway Maintenance Workers

4.36

Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers

3.99

Cooks, Fast Food

3.73

Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers

3.70

Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators

3.33
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Panhandle of Idaho nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Log Graders and Scalers

78.92

Forest and Conservation Technicians

54.79

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

49.56

Foresters

48.72

Physical Scientists, All Other

35.13

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

27.42

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

22.21

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

12.09

Millwrights

7.39

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

6.80
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorboat Operators

54.34

Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants

14.58

Dancers

11.42

Anthropologists and Archeologists

10.45

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

9.50

Baggage Porters and Bellhops

9.35

Transportation Security Screeners

9.21

Fish and Game Wardens

8.91

Concierges

6.62

Cooks, All Other

5.96
Occupations with the highest location quotient in South Georgia nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists

39.05

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

22.01

Log Graders and Scalers

17.11

Logging Equipment Operators

15.89

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

14.95

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

10.57

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

7.58

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

7.52

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

6.68

Rail Car Repairers

6.65
Occupations with the highest location quotient in East Georgia nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists

36.96

Log Graders and Scalers

25.33

Logging Equipment Operators

24.84

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

17.98

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

11.22

Fallers

11.20

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

9.33

Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists

6.49

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

6.13

Funeral Attendants

4.61
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

28.44

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

24.74

Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists

22.74

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

22.14

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

9.25

Logging Equipment Operators

7.26

Agricultural Equipment Operators

5.63

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers

4.93

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

4.52

Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers

4.48
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Georgia nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

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

72.73

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

38.56

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

32.36

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

20.96

Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists

16.11

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

14.98

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

12.61

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

9.31

Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists

6.69

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

5.88
Occupations with the highest location quotient in South Florida nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorboat Operators

77.30

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

7.87

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

7.72

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

7.23

Animal Trainers

6.47

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

6.14

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.71

Radio and Television Announcers

5.52

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.27

Correctional Officers and Jailers

5.27
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Log Graders and Scalers

41.20

Logging Equipment Operators

22.88

Correctional Officers and Jailers

16.97

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

12.91

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

11.41

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

11.22

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

10.84

Conservation Scientists

7.96

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

6.70

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

6.51
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

25.85

Correctional Officers and Jailers

24.39

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

14.27

Surveying and Mapping Technicians

9.94

Conservation Scientists

8.07

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

6.60

Engineers, All Other

5.92

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

5.74

Dietetic Technicians

5.59

Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists

5.43
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Connecticut nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

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

23.11

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

8.92

Rehabilitation Counselors

8.07

Social and Community Service Managers

5.56

Highway Maintenance Workers

4.81

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School

3.98

Postal Service Clerks

3.37

Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education

3.36

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

3.28

Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School

3.25
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other

17.25

Forest and Conservation Technicians

13.56

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

10.83

Plant and System Operators, All Other

10.14

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

8.84

Concierges

8.01

Tile and Marble Setters

8.00

Baggage Porters and Bellhops

7.81

Bicycle Repairers

7.68

Lodging Managers

7.32
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Roof Bolters, Mining

26.38

Rock Splitters, Quarry

25.98

Loading Machine Operators, Underground Mining

20.69

Forest and Conservation Technicians

16.26

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

14.91

Anthropologists and Archeologists

13.15

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

12.83

Plant and System Operators, All Other

11.03

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

7.37

Correctional Officers and Jailers

7.24
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Wind Turbine Service Technicians

25.70

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

24.68

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

14.82

Agricultural Inspectors

14.79

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

12.10

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

12.00

Power Plant Operators

9.03

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

7.87

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

7.79

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

7.73
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

99.35

Forest and Conservation Workers

24.85

Foresters

24.16

Fallers

18.17

Logging Equipment Operators

17.93

Agricultural Inspectors

11.63

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

10.41

Biological Scientists, All Other

7.09

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

6.89

Correctional Officers and Jailers

6.48
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

28.72

Agricultural Equipment Operators

25.27

Forest and Conservation Technicians

18.14

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

13.97

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

8.98

Social Workers, All Other

8.08

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

7.91

Structural Iron and Steel Workers

5.84

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

5.83

Pipelayers

5.17
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Workers

44.11

Log Graders and Scalers

21.11

Forest and Conservation Technicians

17.69

Logging Equipment Operators

14.72

Foresters

11.90

Gaming Cage Workers

8.59

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

8.33

Agricultural Equipment Operators

5.89

Pharmacy Aides

5.07

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

4.91
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

80.98

Lodging Managers

34.59

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

11.50

Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

9.76

Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers

5.68

Bakers

4.93

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

4.53

Bartenders

3.94

Dishwashers

3.93

Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators

3.87
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

37.89

Logging Equipment Operators

19.76

Foresters

18.11

Plant and System Operators, All Other

11.11

Pharmacy Aides

10.84

Demonstrators and Product Promoters

9.33

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

6.16

Firefighters

5.58

Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners

5.50

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

5.25
Occupations with the highest location quotient in South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Log Graders and Scalers

52.70

Logging Equipment Operators

41.26

Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists

38.75

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

12.89

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

11.81

Foresters

8.58

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

8.36

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

8.31

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

8.20

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

8.18
Occupations with the highest location quotient in West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Log Graders and Scalers

54.16

Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists

35.60

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

23.72

Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

22.10

Logging Equipment Operators

17.86

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

15.15

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

15.00

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

12.38

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

10.34

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

8.86
Occupations with the highest location quotient in East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Commercial Pilots

9.83

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

9.83

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

9.70

Agricultural Equipment Operators

6.38

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

5.66

Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors

5.07

Printing Press Operators

4.66

Crane and Tower Operators

4.64

Logging Equipment Operators

4.43

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

4.41
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Arkansas nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists

25.16

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

18.44

Food Processing Workers, All Other

10.81

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

10.22

Meter Readers, Utilities

9.39

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

8.26

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

7.82

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

6.42

Painters, Transportation Equipment

5.53

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

4.77
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Arizona nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

30.88

First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers

7.36

Meter Readers, Utilities

7.14

Power Plant Operators

6.71

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

5.91

Gaming Service Workers, All Other

5.89

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

5.71

Education Administrators, All Other

5.52

Gaming Cage Workers

5.46

Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other

4.87
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

63.44

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

43.86

Ship Engineers

43.62

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

33.53

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

29.84

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

23.20

Power Plant Operators

22.67

Petroleum Engineers

20.06

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

18.85

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

18.66
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Fallers

69.88

Ship Engineers

53.55

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

44.55

Sailors and Marine Oilers

40.44

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

23.77

Foresters

15.22

Transportation Workers, All Other

14.67

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

13.90

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

13.38

Forest and Conservation Technicians

13.37
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

29.55

Commercial Pilots

26.34

Logging Equipment Operators

22.26

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

16.18

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

14.08

Agricultural Inspectors

10.24

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

9.19

Air Traffic Controllers

5.83

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

5.25

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

5.21
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

47.84

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

37.86

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

17.00

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

15.53

Foresters

14.44

Power Plant Operators

12.18

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

11.18

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment

9.75

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

9.68

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

8.28
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

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

35.70

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

25.77

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

23.64

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

21.55

Pourers and Casters, Metal

19.43

Logging Equipment Operators

15.60

Woodworkers, All Other

12.53

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

11.41

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

9.30

Helpers--Production Workers

8.45
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers

45.45

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

15.24

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

13.25

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

10.99

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

9.80

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

9.25

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

9.16

Logging Equipment Operators

8.23

Pipelayers

7.49

Sewing Machine Operators

6.79
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Worcester, MA-CT, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Geography Teachers, Postsecondary

5.51

Substance Abuse, Behavioral Disorder, and Mental Health Counselors

4.96

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

4.14

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

4.13

Insurance Appraisers, Auto Damage

3.97

Dietetic Technicians

3.96

Residential Advisors

3.88

Rehabilitation Counselors

3.82

Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers

3.72

Occupational Therapy Aides

3.70
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Waterbury, CT, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

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

13.28

Tool and Die Makers

12.73

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

7.94

Obstetricians and Gynecologists

5.37

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

4.87

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

4.69

Social and Community Service Managers

4.07

Psychiatrists

4.04

Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop

3.99

Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials

3.95
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Taunton-Middleborough-Norton, MA NECTA Division, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Biomedical Engineers

24.50

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

6.43

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers

5.74

Substance Abuse, Behavioral Disorder, and Mental Health Counselors

4.39

Rehabilitation Counselors

4.14

Social and Human Service Assistants

4.06

Healthcare Social Workers

3.86

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School

3.60

Environmental Engineers

3.42

Special Education Teachers, Middle School

3.37
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Springfield, MA-CT, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators

10.43

Economics Teachers, Postsecondary

6.41

Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

5.39

Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary

5.13

Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary

5.04

Orthotists and Prosthetists

4.86

Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary

4.74

Anthropology and Archeology Teachers, Postsecondary

4.60

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

4.42

Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary

4.42
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Providence-Warwick, RI-MA, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers

6.90

Therapists, All Other

6.14

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.90

Mathematicians

5.52

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.95

Special Education Teachers, All Other

4.09

Computer and Information Research Scientists

3.69

First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers

3.53

Pile-Driver Operators

3.30

Protective Service Workers, All Other

3.24
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Portsmouth, NH-ME, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Nuclear Engineers

32.25

Correspondence Clerks

29.35

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

25.18

Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other

11.09

Engineers, All Other

6.01

Physicists

5.87

Data Entry Keyers

5.02

Statistical Assistants

4.70

Obstetricians and Gynecologists

4.23

File Clerks

4.15
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Portland-South Portland, ME, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Correspondence Clerks

7.16

Tree Trimmers and Pruners

5.47

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

5.35

Political Scientists

4.44

Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall

4.02

Actuaries

3.67

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

3.41

Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers

3.36

Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary

3.13

Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture

3.05
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Pittsfield, MA, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Healthcare Social Workers

5.12

Printing Press Operators

4.30

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School

4.05

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

3.21

Substance Abuse, Behavioral Disorder, and Mental Health Counselors

2.96

Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists

2.95

Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs

2.94

Self-Enrichment Education Teachers

2.90

Rehabilitation Counselors

2.88

Teachers and Instructors, All Other, Except Substitute Teachers

2.81
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Peabody-Salem-Beverly, MA NECTA Division, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Electro-Mechanical Technicians

9.97

Biochemists and Biophysicists

9.93

Curators

8.15

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

5.96

Recreational Therapists

5.25

Rehabilitation Counselors

5.01

Biomedical Engineers

4.96

Residential Advisors

3.70

Healthcare Social Workers

3.65

Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall

3.56
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

24.66

Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants

4.90

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

3.85

Fire Inspectors and Investigators

3.36

Electrical Engineers

3.29

Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians

3.16

Construction and Building Inspectors

2.97

Massage Therapists

2.93

First-Line Supervisors of Protective Service Workers, All Other

2.78

Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs

2.67
Occupations with the highest location quotient in New Haven, CT, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary

5.31

Law Teachers, Postsecondary

3.95

Business Teachers, Postsecondary

3.69

Stonemasons

3.15

Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary

3.06

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary

2.94

Biomedical Engineers

2.94

Media and Communication Workers, All Other

2.87

Manicurists and Pedicurists

2.77

Graduate Teaching Assistants

2.74
Occupations with the highest location quotient in New Bedford, MA, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

27.13

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

18.67

Healthcare Social Workers

15.01

Funeral Service Managers

11.32

Sewing Machine Operators

10.84

Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials

10.64

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

10.44

Brickmasons and Blockmasons

6.92

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.49

Tapers

6.42
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Air Traffic Controllers

18.67

Brokerage Clerks

6.74

Electrical Engineers

6.45

Electrical and Electronics Drafters

5.78

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

4.82

Mechanical Engineering Technicians

4.50

Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians

3.96

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

3.84

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

3.75

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.47
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Manchester, NH, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

6.85

Credit Counselors

5.98

Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers

4.52

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

4.42

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

4.06

Athletic Trainers

4.05

Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary

4.01

Computer Operators

3.57

Transportation Security Screeners

3.52

Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators

3.51
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lynn-Saugus-Marblehead, MA NECTA Division, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers

8.10

Home Health Aides

6.01

Manicurists and Pedicurists

5.93

Community Health Workers

5.64

Psychiatrists

4.85

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School

4.19

Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs

3.99

Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers

3.98

Special Education Teachers, Middle School

3.61

Special Education Teachers, All Other

3.28
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, MA-NH NECTA Division, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Electro-Mechanical Technicians

17.58

Biochemists and Biophysicists

12.35

Software Developers, Systems Software

8.27

Electrical and Electronics Drafters

7.08

Correspondence Clerks

6.33

Industrial Engineering Technicians

4.91

Technical Writers

4.82

Chemists

4.75

Architectural and Engineering Managers

4.39

Sales Engineers

4.25
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lewiston-Auburn, ME, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

11.46

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

8.70

Telemarketers

7.70

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.33

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

5.84

Production Workers, All Other

4.42

Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

4.40

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

3.45

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

3.21

Pipelayers

3.18
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Leominster-Gardner, MA, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

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

5.65

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.38

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

5.28

Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs

4.86

Special Education Teachers, Middle School

4.15

Prepress Technicians and Workers

4.10

Healthcare Social Workers

4.07

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.05

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

3.55

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers

3.41
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lawrence-Methuen Town-Salem, MA-NH NECTA Division, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

15.97

Electro-Mechanical Technicians

9.60

Commercial and Industrial Designers

7.02

Healthcare Social Workers

6.24

Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials

5.31

Home Health Aides

4.97

Bill and Account Collectors

4.21

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

4.04

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

3.63

Food Batchmakers

3.24
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Haverhill-Newburyport-Amesbury Town, MA-NH NECTA Division, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

12.45

Dietetic Technicians

6.34

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

5.45

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

5.25

Insulation Workers, Mechanical

4.89

Carpet Installers

4.60

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

3.72

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

3.70

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School

3.52

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School

3.01
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Actuaries

6.23

Aerospace Engineers

5.85

Materials Engineers

4.84

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

4.62

Insurance Underwriters

4.58

Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary

3.88

Graduate Teaching Assistants

3.79

Epidemiologists

3.72

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

3.36

Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

3.36
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Framingham, MA NECTA Division, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Computer Hardware Engineers

8.13

Electro-Mechanical Technicians

7.65

Software Developers, Systems Software

6.97

Technical Writers

6.23

Electrical Engineers

5.75

Biochemists and Biophysicists

5.74

Sales Engineers

5.49

Correspondence Clerks

4.97

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products

4.32

Natural Sciences Managers

3.99
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Dover-Durham, NH-ME, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Parking Enforcement Workers

14.58

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

12.97

Motorcycle Mechanics

5.95

Operations Research Analysts

5.54

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

5.21

Surgeons

4.72

Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators

4.29

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

3.96

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

3.53

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

3.35
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Danbury, CT, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists

5.40

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.30

Obstetricians and Gynecologists

4.94

Ophthalmic Medical Technicians

4.73

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

3.70

Tire Repairers and Changers

3.05

Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists

3.03

Chefs and Head Cooks

2.97

Manicurists and Pedicurists

2.61

Surgeons

2.49
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Burlington-South Burlington, VT, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Industrial Engineering Technicians

25.16

Media and Communication Workers, All Other

7.34

Surgeons

6.19

Community Health Workers

5.99

Obstetricians and Gynecologists

5.94

Compliance Officers

5.94

Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service

5.83

Pediatricians, General

5.25

Ophthalmic Medical Technicians

4.57

Helpers--Roofers

4.11
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, MA NECTA Division, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Fence Erectors

8.68

Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary

6.37

Community Health Workers

6.17

Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary

5.07

History Teachers, Postsecondary

4.89

Education Teachers, Postsecondary

4.89

Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators

4.66

Communications Teachers, Postsecondary

4.38

Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary

3.84

Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary

3.64
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Survey Researchers

5.68

Manicurists and Pedicurists

5.33

Personal Financial Advisors

4.65

Actuaries

4.53

Multimedia Artists and Animators

4.11

Etchers and Engravers

4.09

Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators

4.05

Financial Managers

3.97

Marketing Managers

3.94

Telephone Operators

3.76
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Biochemists and Biophysicists

8.61

Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary

7.51

Life Scientists, All Other

7.13

Biomedical Engineers

7.08

Biological Scientists, All Other

7.04

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

6.91

Statisticians

4.85

Biological Technicians

4.53

Genetic Counselors

4.27

Statistical Assistants

4.12
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Biochemists and Biophysicists

7.29

Biomedical Engineers

6.28

Life Scientists, All Other

5.16

Biological Scientists, All Other

5.08

Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary

5.07

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

4.96

Industrial-Organizational Psychologists

3.81

Statisticians

3.69

Orthodontists

3.64

Biological Technicians

3.50
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Barnstable Town, MA, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

11.89

Diagnostic Medical Sonographers

8.75

Fish and Game Wardens

7.51

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

4.75

Residential Advisors

4.28

Sailors and Marine Oilers

3.83

First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers

3.67

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

3.53

Community Health Workers

3.36

Skincare Specialists

2.98
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Bangor, ME, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

10.35

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

8.17

Helpers--Roofers

7.85

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers

5.21

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

5.03

Motorcycle Mechanics

4.81

Highway Maintenance Workers

4.07

Psychiatrists

4.00

Transportation Workers, All Other

3.66

Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop

3.58
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Yuma, AZ, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

58.50

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

27.55

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

14.71

Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians

14.03

Agricultural Inspectors

8.58

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

7.36

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

7.07

Gaming Cage Workers

4.52

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

3.94

Internists, General

3.64
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Yuba City, CA, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

17.37

Agricultural Equipment Operators

7.63

Urban and Regional Planners

6.40

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

6.18

Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other

4.88

Pharmacy Aides

4.36

Surveyors

4.23

Material Moving Workers, All Other

3.94

Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other

3.62

Crossing Guards

3.61
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

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

9.68

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

6.99

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

6.19

Nurse Anesthetists

5.05

Tool and Die Makers

4.93

Occupational Therapy Assistants

4.44

Pourers and Casters, Metal

4.34

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

4.20

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

3.69

Physical Therapist Assistants

3.69
Occupations with the highest location quotient in York-Hanover, PA, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.57

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

5.08

Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

4.97

Tool and Die Makers

4.73

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

4.38

Occupational Therapy Aides

4.09

Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers

4.04

Maintenance Workers, Machinery

3.82

Audiologists

3.62

Prepress Technicians and Workers

3.52
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Yakima, WA, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

24.78

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

22.75

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

11.18

Forest and Conservation Workers

7.96

Agricultural Inspectors

7.68

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

7.28

Fence Erectors

6.20

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

6.17

Gaming Dealers

5.14

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

5.07
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Winston-Salem, NC, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

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

16.31

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

8.46

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

7.26

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary

7.21

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

5.41

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

5.39

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.47

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

4.03

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School

3.51

Nurse Anesthetists

3.37
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Winchester, VA-WV, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers

11.25

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

4.31

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

4.18

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

3.99

Helpers--Carpenters

3.96

Internists, General

3.02

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

2.90

Substance Abuse, Behavioral Disorder, and Mental Health Counselors

2.85

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

2.82

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

2.64
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Wilmington, NC, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Floor Sanders and Finishers

8.26

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

7.14

Biological Technicians

6.23

Real Estate Brokers

4.95

Helpers--Electricians

4.17

Natural Sciences Managers

4.14

Surveying and Mapping Technicians

3.69

Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door

3.43

Ophthalmic Medical Technicians

3.13

Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health

2.92
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ Metropolitan Division, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks

12.32

Chemical Engineers

7.66

Shampooers

7.59

Power Distributors and Dispatchers

6.57

Credit Analysts

5.87

Legal Support Workers, All Other

5.18

Financial Analysts

4.72

Insulation Workers, Mechanical

4.51

Chemical Technicians

4.02

Fire Inspectors and Investigators

3.97
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Williamsport, PA, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

20.95

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

11.27

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

7.18

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

6.41

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

5.12

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

5.05

Occupational Therapy Assistants

4.63

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

4.18

Highway Maintenance Workers

3.90

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

3.65
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Wichita Falls, TX, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Psychiatric Aides

29.97

Wellhead Pumpers

23.51

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

14.02

Physical Therapist Aides

7.68

Petroleum Engineers

7.05

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

7.00

Psychiatrists

6.87

Ophthalmic Medical Technicians

5.67

Counselors, All Other

3.98

Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door

3.93
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Wichita, KS, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers

89.32

Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic

29.32

Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians

20.97

Avionics Technicians

15.21

Aerospace Engineers

13.80

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

6.71

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

4.97

Furniture Finishers

4.95

Elevator Installers and Repairers

4.55

Tool and Die Makers

4.44
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Wheeling, WV-OH, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Roof Bolters, Mining

115.73

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

71.06

Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators

26.62

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

11.87

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

9.74

Funeral Attendants

8.71

Financial Clerks, All Other

7.04

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

6.35

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

5.41

Power Plant Operators

4.85
Occupations with the highest location quotient in West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Delray Beach, FL Metropolitan Division, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers

3.83

Psychiatric Technicians

3.83

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

3.60

Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants

3.40

Athletes and Sports Competitors

3.40

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

3.38

Baggage Porters and Bellhops

3.12

Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers

3.09

Shampooers

2.82

Tile and Marble Setters

2.72
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Wenatchee, WA, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

28.43

Forest and Conservation Technicians

23.16

Agricultural Equipment Operators

13.92

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

10.07

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education

8.35

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

6.78

Carpet Installers

5.58

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

5.43

Biological Technicians

4.57

Radio and Television Announcers

4.05
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Power Plant Operators

18.48

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

11.00

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

6.41

Labor Relations Specialists

5.94

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

5.58

Legislators

5.53

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

5.10

Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors

4.83

Funeral Attendants

4.78

Crane and Tower Operators

4.72
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Wausau, WI, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

10.86

Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

7.34

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

6.34

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

6.29

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

5.98

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

5.71

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

5.60

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.53

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.51

Food Batchmakers

5.01
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Watertown-Fort Drum, NY, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Legislators

12.70

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School

10.31

Highway Maintenance Workers

7.89

Word Processors and Typists

6.73

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

6.66

Community Health Workers

4.89

Pharmacy Aides

4.38

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

3.94

Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants

3.55

Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door

3.00
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic

15.78

Furniture Finishers

10.35

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

10.23

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

6.60

Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

5.38

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.89

Communications Teachers, Postsecondary

4.75

Helpers--Production Workers

4.41

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

4.22

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

3.89
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Political Scientists

33.24

Economists

22.05

Artists and Related Workers, All Other

10.76

Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other

9.92

Industrial-Organizational Psychologists

9.75

Legal Support Workers, All Other

9.70

Astronomers

7.58

Marine Engineers and Naval Architects

7.43

Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other

7.36

Physical Scientists, All Other

7.18
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Political Scientists

40.51

Economists

26.74

Industrial-Organizational Psychologists

11.75

Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other

11.66

Legal Support Workers, All Other

11.15

Artists and Related Workers, All Other

10.78

Astronomers

9.28

Marine Engineers and Naval Architects

7.70

Physical Scientists, All Other

6.74

Information Security Analysts

6.57
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Model Makers, Metal and Plastic

16.89

Commercial and Industrial Designers

13.15

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

9.35

Mechanical Engineers

8.73

Tool and Die Makers

8.55

Mechanical Engineering Technicians

6.79

Industrial Engineers

5.25

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

4.96

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

4.00

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

3.89
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Warner Robins, GA, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment

25.20

Avionics Technicians

21.58

Logisticians

17.96

Sheet Metal Workers

17.10

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

15.69

Industrial Engineering Technicians

8.13

Tax Preparers

6.41

Business Operations Specialists, All Other

5.20

Procurement Clerks

4.73

Financial Specialists, All Other

4.57
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Walla Walla, WA, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

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

13.51

Helpers--Production Workers

6.68

Civil Engineers

5.46

Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary

5.17

Clergy

4.25

Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers

3.38

Information and Record Clerks, All Other

2.90

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment

2.85

Coaches and Scouts

2.82

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School

2.81
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Waco, TX, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians

29.19

Aerospace Engineers

8.57

Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers

7.87

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

6.01

Gaming Service Workers, All Other

4.85

Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators

4.55

Insulation Workers, Mechanical

4.42

Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary

4.20

Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs

4.19

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

3.93
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Visalia-Porterville, CA, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

76.25

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

27.08

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

20.43

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

11.94

Agricultural Equipment Operators

11.86

Psychiatric Technicians

9.93

Agricultural Workers, All Other

9.17

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.81

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

6.43

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

6.37
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Ship Engineers

33.80

Marine Engineers and Naval Architects

16.89

Sailors and Marine Oilers

13.49

Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic

10.97

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

10.62

Commercial Divers

7.94

Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment

7.43

Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other

5.22

Insulation Workers, Mechanical

5.04

Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other

4.43
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

18.99

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

18.81

Agricultural Workers, All Other

16.62

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

14.23

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

13.49

Etchers and Engravers

12.22

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

11.32

Correctional Officers and Jailers

11.06

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

10.16

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

10.14
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Victoria, TX, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

26.51

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

24.05

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

12.08

Helpers--Extraction Workers

11.34

Physical Therapist Assistants

8.14

Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door

7.74

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

7.34

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

4.92

New Accounts Clerks

4.67

Respiratory Therapists

4.62
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Vallejo-Fairfield, CA, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Wind Turbine Service Technicians

10.68

Biomedical Engineers

6.19

Marriage and Family Therapists

5.24

Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping

5.03

Microbiologists

4.92

Structural Iron and Steel Workers

4.28

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists

4.26

Recreational Therapists

3.82

Rehabilitation Counselors

3.79

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

3.69
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Valdosta, GA, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Agricultural Equipment Operators

15.08

Helpers--Electricians

7.71

Logging Equipment Operators

7.59

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

6.70

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary

5.13

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

4.73

Meter Readers, Utilities

4.08

Business Teachers, Postsecondary

3.77

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

3.16

Real Estate Sales Agents

3.05
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Utica-Rome, NY, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Psychiatric Aides

7.31

Legislators

7.12

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School

6.38

Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other

6.22

Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

5.94

Highway Maintenance Workers

5.38

Computer and Information Research Scientists

5.11

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

5.04

Insurance Underwriters

5.02

Word Processors and Typists

4.91
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Urban Honolulu, HI, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Airfield Operations Specialists

13.33

Dancers

11.57

Cooks, All Other

6.94

Baggage Porters and Bellhops

6.64

Tapers

6.56

Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers

5.79

Teachers and Instructors, All Other, Except Substitute Teachers

5.45

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

5.36

Anthropologists and Archeologists

4.97

Transportation Workers, All Other

4.41
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Tyler, TX, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School

26.12

Petroleum Engineers

6.21

Surveying and Mapping Technicians

5.38

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

4.79

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

4.78

Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

3.89

Medical Secretaries

3.74

Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary

3.10

Orderlies

3.03

Home Health Aides

2.98
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Tuscaloosa, AL, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Log Graders and Scalers

21.02

Psychiatric Aides

20.61

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

14.09

Atmospheric and Space Scientists

9.95

Logging Equipment Operators

8.38

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

6.66

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers

6.03

Pipelayers

5.86

Helpers--Roofers

4.87

Helpers--Production Workers

4.72
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Tulsa, OK, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

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

7.37

Petroleum Engineers

6.95

Wellhead Pumpers

6.54

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

6.36

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

5.85

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

4.97

Transportation Workers, All Other

4.48

Broadcast News Analysts

4.45

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

4.38

Maintenance Workers, Machinery

4.03
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Tucson, AZ, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Social Science Research Assistants

10.12

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

10.03

Avionics Technicians

6.75

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

6.51

Hydrologists

5.70

Medical Transcriptionists

3.74

Marriage and Family Therapists

3.64

Plant and System Operators, All Other

3.40

Hearing Aid Specialists

3.35

Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other

3.23
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Trenton, NJ, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Survey Researchers

17.74

Chemists

8.41

Natural Sciences Managers

8.05

Word Processors and Typists

6.84

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

6.76

Biochemists and Biophysicists

5.43

Statisticians

5.26

Financial Clerks, All Other

5.09

Marriage and Family Therapists

5.05

Hydrologists

4.55
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Topeka, KS, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Survey Researchers

10.35

Agricultural Inspectors

10.12

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

9.08

Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs

5.87

Actuaries

5.12

Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other

4.97

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

4.87

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

4.69

Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service

4.23

Civil Engineering Technicians

3.79
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Toledo, OH, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

8.12

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

6.30

Boilermakers

5.99

Tool and Die Makers

5.90

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

5.50

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

5.45

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

5.32

Millwrights

4.83

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

4.18

Machinists

3.81
Occupations with the highest location quotient in The Villages, FL, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Correctional Officers and Jailers

14.27

Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other

13.18

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

10.31

Recreation Workers

7.69

Butchers and Meat Cutters

4.29

Occupational Therapy Assistants

4.03

Physical Therapist Assistants

4.00

Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers

3.65

Veterinary Technologists and Technicians

3.12

First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers

3.06
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Texarkana, TX-AR, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines

17.14

Logging Equipment Operators

7.33

Rail Car Repairers

6.59

Pharmacy Aides

5.41

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

5.38

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.06

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

3.93

Correctional Officers and Jailers

3.92

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.82

Medical Equipment Repairers

3.74
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Terre Haute, IN, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

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

13.88

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary

5.12

Correctional Officers and Jailers

4.91

Court Reporters

4.57

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

4.22

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

4.09

Printing Press Operators

3.83

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers

3.78

Legislators

3.62

Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary

3.49
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Private Detectives and Investigators

6.18

Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other

5.85

Special Education Teachers, Preschool

5.48

Hearing Aid Specialists

4.11

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

4.08

Insurance Appraisers, Auto Damage

3.97

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

3.44

Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

3.28

Medical Transcriptionists

3.03

Special Education Teachers, All Other

2.94
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Tallahassee, FL, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Graduate Teaching Assistants

16.48

Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

10.56

Forensic Science Technicians

7.40

Management Analysts

6.66

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

6.04

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

5.35

Compliance Officers

4.70

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

4.23

Media and Communication Workers, All Other

4.06

Physics Teachers, Postsecondary

3.73
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Tacoma-Lakewood, WA Metropolitan Division, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Tapers

5.57

Psychologists, All Other

5.43

Rehabilitation Counselors

5.25

Community Health Workers

3.01

Hydrologists

2.96

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education

2.91

First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers

2.81

Carpet Installers

2.72

Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop

2.71

Healthcare Support Workers, All Other

2.68
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Syracuse, NY, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Word Processors and Typists

5.72

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School

5.39

Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health

4.69

Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners

3.85

Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors

3.83

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

3.82

Pourers and Casters, Metal

3.64

Special Education Teachers, Preschool

3.44

Economics Teachers, Postsecondary

3.33

Social Workers, All Other

3.33
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Sumter, SC, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

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

11.80

Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers

8.65

Machinists

5.39

Social and Human Service Assistants

4.51

Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials

3.81

Family and General Practitioners

3.39

Industrial Engineering Technicians

3.12

Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria

3.07

Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

2.92

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers

2.66
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Stockton-Lodi, CA, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

18.25

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

10.63

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

6.92

Agricultural Workers, All Other

5.67

Material Moving Workers, All Other

5.10

Manicurists and Pedicurists

4.44

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

4.19

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

3.99

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

3.99

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

3.94
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Staunton-Waynesboro, VA, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Psychiatric Technicians

13.28

Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors

6.35

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

4.80

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

4.15

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

3.91

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

3.75

Family and General Practitioners

3.57

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School

3.34

Correctional Officers and Jailers

3.06

Funeral Attendants

2.76
Occupations with the highest location quotient in State College, PA, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Environmental Engineering Technicians

4.49

Athletic Trainers

4.31

Self-Enrichment Education Teachers

3.76

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

3.38

Glaziers

3.05

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

2.88

Computer Programmers

2.84

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

2.69

Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other

2.56

Maintenance and Repair Workers, General

2.55
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Springfield, OH, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

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

12.86

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

5.78

Painters, Transportation Equipment

4.82

Millwrights

3.87

Tool and Die Makers

3.82

Funeral Attendants

3.66

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

3.62

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

3.42

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks

3.17

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

2.84
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Springfield, MO, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Telemarketers

5.83

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers

5.45

Broadcast News Analysts

5.00

Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks

4.89

Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers

4.07

Pharmacy Aides

3.89

Food Batchmakers

3.49

New Accounts Clerks

3.36

Medical Appliance Technicians

3.34

Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary

3.09
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Springfield, IL, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

12.52

Business Operations Specialists, All Other

4.86

Locksmiths and Safe Repairers

4.27

First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers

4.27

Social Workers, All Other

4.27

Medical Equipment Preparers

4.12

Forensic Science Technicians

4.12

Cartographers and Photogrammetrists

4.01

Compensation and Benefits Managers

4.00

Labor Relations Specialists

3.92
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

6.35

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

4.91

Foresters

4.51

Rehabilitation Counselors

4.13

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School

3.77

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education

3.49

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

3.46

Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians

3.38

Millwrights

3.12

Structural Iron and Steel Workers

2.94
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Spartanburg, SC, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

24.81

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

22.08

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

14.70

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

14.38

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

7.97

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers

6.91

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

5.87

Industrial Engineers

5.32

Chemical Plant and System Operators

5.26

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

4.00
Occupations with the highest location quotient in South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Medical Appliance Technicians

11.51

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

7.86

Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary

6.04

Education Teachers, Postsecondary

5.10

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

4.76

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

4.62

Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary

4.24

Business Teachers, Postsecondary

4.18

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

4.01

Tool and Die Makers

3.85
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Sioux Falls, SD, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Correspondence Clerks

28.01

Choreographers

8.54

Residential Advisors

8.32

Forest and Conservation Workers

7.98

Bill and Account Collectors

6.06

Public Address System and Other Announcers

5.82

Nuclear Medicine Technologists

5.20

Surgeons

5.13

Soil and Plant Scientists

4.91

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

4.74
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Sioux City, IA-NE-SD, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

30.16

Food Batchmakers

12.74

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

10.00

Food Processing Workers, All Other

7.98

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

6.56

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

6.16

Agricultural Inspectors

6.03

Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks

4.73

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.60

Insulation Workers, Mechanical

4.45
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, MD Metropolitan Division, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other

33.71

Biological Scientists, All Other

19.07

Microbiologists

17.55

Survey Researchers

11.22

Artists and Related Workers, All Other

10.67

Physical Scientists, All Other

9.10

Special Education Teachers, All Other

8.70

Physicists

8.40

Natural Sciences Managers

8.33

Shampooers

7.65
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

36.88

Computer and Information Research Scientists

12.86

Computer Hardware Engineers

7.32

Computer Occupations, All Other

7.12

First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers

5.95

Education Administrators, All Other

5.88

Training and Development Managers

5.84

Correctional Officers and Jailers

5.46

Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers

5.20

Information Security Analysts

5.12
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Shreveport-Bossier City, LA, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

8.56

Riggers

8.06

Gaming Cage Workers

8.01

Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other

7.33

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

6.77

Gaming Dealers

6.48

Gaming Managers

6.30

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

5.80

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

5.68

Wellhead Pumpers

5.39
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Sherman-Denison, TX, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians

8.37

Speech-Language Pathologists

3.67

Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks

3.52

Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers

3.36

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses

3.31

Diagnostic Medical Sonographers

3.16

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

3.12

Medical Secretaries

2.73

Home Health Aides

2.71

Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants

2.61
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Sheboygan, WI, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

31.13

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

20.84

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

17.57

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

13.05

Food Batchmakers

11.63

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

9.79

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

7.14

Tool and Die Makers

6.12

Insurance Underwriters

5.87

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

5.12
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Sebring, FL, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Cooks, All Other

10.76

Physical Therapist Aides

4.81

Roofers

3.17

Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other

2.82

Physical Therapist Assistants

2.51

Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers

2.44

Veterinary Technologists and Technicians

2.12

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

2.05

Parts Salespersons

2.04

Nursing Assistants

2.04
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Commercial Pilots

6.46

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

6.33

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

6.06

Roofers

4.92

Ophthalmic Medical Technicians

4.66

Painters, Construction and Maintenance

4.32

Real Estate Sales Agents

4.09

Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other

4.06

Psychiatric Technicians

3.98

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

3.84
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Ship Engineers

5.34

Tapers

5.26

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

4.34

Software Developers, Applications

4.19

Sailors and Marine Oilers

4.11

Motorboat Operators

3.41

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

3.29

Religious Workers, All Other

3.27

Multimedia Artists and Animators

3.23

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

3.16
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Ship Engineers

6.29

Tapers

5.20

Software Developers, Applications

4.88

Sailors and Marine Oilers

4.82

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

4.63

Motorboat Operators

3.99

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

3.83

Multimedia Artists and Animators

3.79

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

3.73

Religious Workers, All Other

3.58
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

8.75

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

6.23

Religious Workers, All Other

5.20

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

4.58

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

3.95

Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs

3.35

Prepress Technicians and Workers

3.29

Maintenance Workers, Machinery

3.14

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

2.99

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

2.84
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Savannah, GA, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Transportation Inspectors

7.87

Commercial Pilots

6.99

Actors

5.35

Chemical Plant and System Operators

4.62

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

4.22

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

4.16

Set and Exhibit Designers

3.96

Ship Engineers

3.71

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

3.45

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

3.08
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Santa Rosa, CA, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

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

18.20

Demonstrators and Product Promoters

8.77

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

7.96

Cooks, All Other

7.76

Agricultural Equipment Operators

7.34

Tapers

6.72

Solar Photovoltaic Installers

6.60

Electro-Mechanical Technicians

6.10

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

5.36

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

4.86
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

17.20

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

11.83

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

8.66

Aerospace Engineers

7.35

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

7.05

Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary

4.59

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

4.58

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

4.44

Pharmacy Aides

4.32

Marriage and Family Therapists

4.26
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Santa Fe, NM, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Anthropologists and Archeologists

21.51

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

6.14

Social Workers, All Other

5.63

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

5.37

Urban and Regional Planners

4.86

Financial Specialists, All Other

4.82

Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers

4.43

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

4.43

Forest and Conservation Technicians

4.01

Health Educators

3.91
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

16.32

Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators

16.31

Bicycle Repairers

8.62

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

7.59

Pharmacy Aides

7.22

Biological Scientists, All Other

4.22

Skincare Specialists

4.20

Tree Trimmers and Pruners

3.83

Health Educators

3.78

Substitute Teachers

3.75
Occupations with the highest location quotient in San Rafael, CA Metropolitan Division, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Multimedia Artists and Animators

21.69

Solar Photovoltaic Installers

17.02

Teachers and Instructors, All Other, Except Substitute Teachers

5.60

Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program

5.29

Psychiatrists

5.03

Natural Sciences Managers

4.52

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

4.51

Sound Engineering Technicians

4.09

Bicycle Repairers

3.91

Painters, Construction and Maintenance

3.86
Occupations with the highest location quotient in San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Psychiatric Technicians

15.78

Agricultural Equipment Operators

13.17

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

9.10

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

8.23

Postsecondary Teachers, All Other

7.42

Demonstrators and Product Promoters

7.12

Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians

5.25

Recreational Therapists

5.09

Cooks, All Other

4.73

Landscape Architects

4.52
Occupations with the highest location quotient in San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Radio Operators

55.31

Farm and Home Management Advisors

11.13

Bailiffs

10.09

Word Processors and Typists

8.01

Couriers and Messengers

6.16

Statistical Assistants

6.08

Highway Maintenance Workers

5.80

First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives

5.75

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

5.50

Industrial Engineering Technicians

4.62
Occupations with the highest location quotient in San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Computer Hardware Engineers

19.19

Semiconductor Processors

9.81

Software Developers, Systems Software

7.99

Software Developers, Applications

7.51

Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians

7.27

Electro-Mechanical Technicians

6.20

Tapers

6.10

Multimedia Artists and Animators

5.94

Computer and Information Research Scientists

5.93

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

5.92
Occupations with the highest location quotient in San German, PR, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Highway Maintenance Workers

16.20

Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers

15.59

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

6.60

Word Processors and Typists

5.61

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers

5.13

Butchers and Meat Cutters

4.54

Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs

4.12

Teachers and Instructors, All Other, Except Substitute Teachers

4.10

Pharmacy Technicians

3.26

Medical Secretaries

3.07
Occupations with the highest location quotient in San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Multimedia Artists and Animators

6.57

Parking Enforcement Workers

6.28

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

5.60

Mathematicians

5.32

Biological Scientists, All Other

5.30

Biochemists and Biophysicists

4.81

Computer and Information Research Scientists

4.54

Software Developers, Applications

4.53

Museum Technicians and Conservators

4.46

Computer Hardware Engineers

4.21
Occupations with the highest location quotient in San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Subway and Streetcar Operators

14.49

Sociologists

6.33

Multimedia Artists and Animators

5.54

Solar Photovoltaic Installers

4.73

Mathematicians

4.44

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

4.42

Biological Scientists, All Other

4.23

Biochemists and Biophysicists

4.12

Terrazzo Workers and Finishers

4.08

Parking Enforcement Workers

3.68
Occupations with the highest location quotient in San Diego-Carlsbad, CA, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians

6.26

Mathematicians

5.69

Tapers

5.45

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

4.48

Biomedical Engineers

4.06

Anthropologists and Archeologists

3.99

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

3.72

Biochemists and Biophysicists

3.72

Computer Hardware Engineers

3.63

Biological Technicians

3.52
Occupations with the highest location quotient in San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other

5.04

Telemarketers

4.28

Power Distributors and Dispatchers

4.18

Anesthesiologists

4.17

Insurance Appraisers, Auto Damage

3.94

Locksmiths and Safe Repairers

3.31

Surgeons

2.97

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

2.90

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

2.63

Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers

2.53
Occupations with the highest location quotient in San Angelo, TX, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

13.25

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

11.52

Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other

5.85

Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers

5.50

Bill and Account Collectors

4.79

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

4.51

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

4.50

Community Health Workers

3.48

Civil Engineering Technicians

3.35

Physical Therapist Aides

3.34
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Salt Lake City, UT, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Historians

8.85

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

7.19

Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks

6.10

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

6.05

Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

5.16

Atmospheric and Space Scientists

4.81

Biomedical Engineers

4.80

Mechanical Door Repairers

4.50

Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other

4.07

Interpreters and Translators

4.04
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Salisbury, MD-DE, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Building Cleaning Workers, All Other

29.89

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

26.02

Food Processing Workers, All Other

11.07

Judicial Law Clerks

5.48

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

5.21

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.70

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

4.55

Farm and Home Management Advisors

3.96

Education Administrators, All Other

3.30

Lodging Managers

3.29
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Salinas, CA, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

85.35

Farm Labor Contractors

46.20

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

30.35

Agricultural Equipment Operators

29.07

Teachers and Instructors, All Other, Except Substitute Teachers

6.58

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

3.69

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

3.65

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

3.50

Conservation Scientists

3.43

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

2.97
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Salem, OR, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Workers, All Other

30.70

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

27.69

Religious Workers, All Other

17.02

Psychiatric Aides

14.85

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

9.99

Hydrologists

8.68

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

8.06

Foresters

7.08

Clergy

6.75

Crossing Guards

5.93
Occupations with the highest location quotient in St. Louis, MO-IL, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Museum Technicians and Conservators

6.22

Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors

4.76

Athletes and Sports Competitors

4.65

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

4.55

Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants

4.48

Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles

3.89

Pourers and Casters, Metal

3.42

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

2.94

Correspondence Clerks

2.73

Financial Examiners

2.58
Occupations with the highest location quotient in St. Joseph, MO-KS, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Rehabilitation Counselors

7.58

Chemists

6.16

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

5.33

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

4.71

New Accounts Clerks

3.52

Butchers and Meat Cutters

3.34

Highway Maintenance Workers

3.21

Chemical Technicians

2.71

Painters, Transportation Equipment

2.67

Correctional Officers and Jailers

2.59
Occupations with the highest location quotient in St. George, UT, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

10.60

Tapers

8.25

Residential Advisors

8.16

Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers

6.18

Transportation Inspectors

4.85

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

4.47

Lodging Managers

4.44

Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate

3.52

Roofers

3.32

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School

3.14
Occupations with the highest location quotient in St. Cloud, MN, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

44.68

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

6.93

Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

6.32

Drafters, All Other

6.22

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

5.91

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

5.46

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

5.27

Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers

4.89

Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists

4.21

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.84
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Saginaw, MI, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Millwrights

11.86

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

5.87

Obstetricians and Gynecologists

3.95

Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers

3.81

Machinists

3.38

Internists, General

3.37

Dental Laboratory Technicians

3.21

Surgeons

3.08

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers

3.01

New Accounts Clerks

2.96
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

8.68

Sociologists

6.54

Management Analysts

4.71

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

4.63

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

4.50

Insurance Appraisers, Auto Damage

4.31

Statisticians

4.29

Life Scientists, All Other

4.24

Tapers

4.20

Hydrologists

4.18
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Rome, GA, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Helpers--Production Workers

5.11

Education Administrators, Postsecondary

4.18

Couriers and Messengers

3.33

Surgical Technologists

3.28

Physical Therapist Aides

3.21

Radiologic Technologists

3.18

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

2.85

Physician Assistants

2.57

Phlebotomists

2.49

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers

2.31
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Rocky Mount, NC, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

117.82

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary

9.79

Private Detectives and Investigators

6.29

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.08

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

3.79

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

3.52

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers

3.12

Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other

2.89

Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary

2.74

Packers and Packagers, Hand

2.72
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Rockford, IL, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

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

11.41

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

9.84

Machinists

7.27

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

6.60

Tool and Die Makers

6.05

Model Makers, Metal and Plastic

5.52

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

5.50

Dietetic Technicians

5.22

Production Workers, All Other

4.70

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

4.57
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Rochester, NY, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

6.12

Historians

4.95

Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists

4.85

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

4.44

Music Directors and Composers

4.30

Social Workers, All Other

4.03

Economics Teachers, Postsecondary

3.90

Bailiffs

3.59

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

3.47

Legislators

3.43
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Rochester, MN, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Nurse Anesthetists

8.76

Nurse Practitioners

8.49

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

5.56

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

5.06

Medical Secretaries

4.25

Cooks, All Other

3.79

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians

3.66

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

3.46

Medical Assistants

3.40

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

3.38
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Roanoke, VA, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Podiatrists

6.26

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

5.92

Surgeons

5.92

Exercise Physiologists

4.95

Elevator Installers and Repairers

4.85

Pediatricians, General

4.58

Medical Transcriptionists

4.39

Obstetricians and Gynecologists

4.25

Telemarketers

4.04

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

3.80
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Tapers

6.87

Stonemasons

5.74

Material Moving Workers, All Other

4.21

Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers

3.16

Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles

3.15

Gaming Managers

2.95

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

2.93

Cooks, Fast Food

2.88

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

2.86

Gaming Dealers

2.75
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Richmond, VA, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

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

4.69

Parking Enforcement Workers

3.94

Home Appliance Repairers

3.09

Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers

2.93

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

2.80

Historians

2.79

Helpers--Carpenters

2.76

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

2.75

Shampooers

2.57

Substance Abuse, Behavioral Disorder, and Mental Health Counselors

2.49
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Reno, NV, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming Service Workers, All Other

28.38

Gaming Dealers

10.63

Gaming Cage Workers

9.32

Gaming Managers

8.22

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

7.68

Athletes and Sports Competitors

7.43

Tile and Marble Setters

7.24

Tapers

7.10

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

6.72

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

6.71
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Redding, CA, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

12.91

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

4.81

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.47

Physical Therapist Aides

4.26

Biological Scientists, All Other

4.09

Tire Repairers and Changers

3.99

Social Workers, All Other

3.93

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

3.67

Personal Care Aides

3.66

Power Plant Operators

3.64
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Reading, PA, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

14.10

Maintenance Workers, Machinery

7.73

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.16

Motorcycle Mechanics

4.26

Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service

4.08

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

3.90

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.70

Helpers--Production Workers

3.59

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

3.30

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

3.14
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Rapid City, SD, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

10.08

Cartographers and Photogrammetrists

10.04

Residential Advisors

8.23

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

7.46

Radio and Television Announcers

5.85

Soil and Plant Scientists

5.51

Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers

5.40

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

5.36

Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers

5.09

Lodging Managers

4.89
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Raleigh, NC, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary

12.09

Soil and Plant Scientists

8.19

Real Estate Brokers

4.97

Animal Trainers

4.64

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

4.31

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School

4.24

Surveying and Mapping Technicians

4.13

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products

3.50

Hydrologists

3.36

Bicycle Repairers

3.34
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Racine, WI, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

5.76

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

5.64

Dental Laboratory Technicians

5.40

Radiation Therapists

5.13

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

4.95

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

4.90

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

4.46

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.44

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

4.43

Tool and Die Makers

3.78
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Punta Gorda, FL, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorcycle Mechanics

12.60

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

12.60

Pest Control Workers

9.24

Counselors, All Other

4.21

Family and General Practitioners

4.06

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

3.99

Roofers

3.49

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

3.01

Food Servers, Nonrestaurant

2.99

Pipelayers

2.86
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Pueblo, CO, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Telemarketers

10.69

Psychiatric Technicians

9.83

Financial Clerks, All Other

5.30

Occupational Therapy Assistants

4.78

Bill and Account Collectors

4.30

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers

4.19

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks

3.69

Correctional Officers and Jailers

3.64

Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria

3.40

Substance Abuse, Behavioral Disorder, and Mental Health Counselors

3.31
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Provo-Orem, UT, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

14.77

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary

8.50

Brickmasons and Blockmasons

6.68

Survey Researchers

6.32

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

6.13

Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary

5.12

Residential Advisors

4.59

Craft Artists

4.52

Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary

4.49

Recreational Therapists

4.01
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Prescott, AZ, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

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

14.21

First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers

8.24

Commercial Pilots

4.97

Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors

4.82

Education Administrators, Postsecondary

4.79

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

4.45

Firefighters

4.26

Marriage and Family Therapists

4.17

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

3.92

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

3.83
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Port St. Lucie, FL, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

11.23

Psychiatric Technicians

10.17

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

9.92

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

5.67

Agricultural Equipment Operators

4.31

Roofers

4.27

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education

3.61

Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators

3.60

Pest Control Workers

3.31

Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers

3.18
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Semiconductor Processors

16.89

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

16.13

Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders

8.06

Religious Workers, All Other

6.60

Drafters, All Other

6.33

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

5.43

Clergy

4.92

Woodworkers, All Other

4.60

Logging Workers, All Other

4.42

Motorboat Operators

4.32
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Ponce, PR, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Pharmacy Aides

13.65

Plant and System Operators, All Other

10.01

Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary

9.51

Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary

7.44

Word Processors and Typists

6.21

Production Workers, All Other

5.22

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

4.88

Social Workers, All Other

4.52

Couriers and Messengers

4.44

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

4.31
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Pocatello, ID, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health

7.53

Public Relations and Fundraising Managers

5.46

Rehabilitation Counselors

5.24

Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists

4.47

Loan Officers

4.23

Cooks, Fast Food

3.25

Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary

3.19

Tax Preparers

3.07

Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity

2.96

Information Security Analysts

2.84
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Pittsburgh, PA, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Musical Instrument Repairers and Tuners

7.55

Bridge and Lock Tenders

4.62

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

4.06

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

3.31

Helpers--Extraction Workers

3.10

Pourers and Casters, Metal

2.92

Wellhead Pumpers

2.91

Funeral Attendants

2.86

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

2.84

Orthotists and Prosthetists

2.82
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Pine Bluff, AR, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Correctional Officers and Jailers

15.20

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

12.95

Logging Equipment Operators

10.90

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

7.24

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.47

Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists

4.75

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

4.53

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

4.19

Budget Analysts

3.56

First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives

3.17
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Semiconductor Processors

5.60

Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers

4.29

Tapers

4.06

Credit Counselors

3.88

Telemarketers

3.51

Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers

3.38

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

3.23

Stonemasons

3.13

Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians

2.84

Anthropologists and Archeologists

2.83
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Shampooers

5.11

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

3.97

Statisticians

3.10

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

2.95

Brokerage Clerks

2.68

Biochemists and Biophysicists

2.61

Natural Sciences Managers

2.53

Manicurists and Pedicurists

2.44

Aerospace Engineers

2.35

Desktop Publishers

2.26
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

6.22

Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary

5.24

Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary

4.59

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary

4.38

Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary

4.34

Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

4.25

Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary

4.24

Business Teachers, Postsecondary

3.77

Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary

3.68

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

3.61
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Peoria, IL, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic

9.80

Dietetic Technicians

6.40

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.96

Occupational Therapy Aides

5.26

Logisticians

4.55

Industrial Engineers

3.90

Production Workers, All Other

3.74

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

3.63

Brickmasons and Blockmasons

3.46

Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other

3.44
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Special Education Teachers, All Other

10.15

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

6.13

Forensic Science Technicians

4.93

Psychologists, All Other

4.76

Psychiatric Technicians

4.38

Marriage and Family Therapists

4.21

Commercial Pilots

4.08

Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other

3.99

Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other

3.11

Nuclear Medicine Technologists

3.06
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Parkersburg-Vienna, WV, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

19.34

Wellhead Pumpers

10.38

Chemical Technicians

7.85

Psychiatric Technicians

7.45

Financial Specialists, All Other

6.21

New Accounts Clerks

5.81

Funeral Attendants

5.64

Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary

5.54

Computer Occupations, All Other

4.71

Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators

4.01
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Panama City, FL, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

8.68

Computer and Information Research Scientists

6.88

Logging Equipment Operators

6.66

Physicists

5.38

Pipelayers

4.68

Motorcycle Mechanics

4.46

Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other

4.14

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

4.03

Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors

3.33

Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other

3.04
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians

14.14

Aerospace Engineers

8.35

Commercial Pilots

7.83

Computer Hardware Engineers

5.97

Engineers, All Other

5.73

Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers

4.95

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

4.61

Motion Picture Projectionists

4.30

Software Developers, Systems Software

4.22

Avionics Technicians

3.96
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

7.89

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

7.45

Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

5.33

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

5.16

Financial Clerks, All Other

4.93

Biomedical Engineers

4.88

Biological Technicians

4.69

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

4.35

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

4.15

Power Distributors and Dispatchers

3.82
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Owensboro, KY, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

15.52

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

11.97

Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping

7.39

Residential Advisors

6.43

Crane and Tower Operators

5.16

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

4.26

Phlebotomists

3.90

Physical Therapist Aides

3.74

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

3.63

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

3.59
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Oshkosh-Neenah, WI, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

30.54

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

13.48

Desktop Publishers

5.87

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

5.65

Printing Press Operators

5.53

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

5.35

Mechanical Engineering Technicians

4.54

Labor Relations Specialists

4.41

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.99

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

3.97
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Concierges

6.19

Baggage Porters and Bellhops

5.66

Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks

4.85

Medical Transcriptionists

4.10

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

3.85

Photographers

3.84

Telemarketers

3.79

Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants

2.97

Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity

2.81

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

2.77
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Farm and Home Management Advisors

7.48

Food Scientists and Technologists

6.65

Animal Scientists

5.49

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

4.85

Actuaries

4.72

Motion Picture Projectionists

4.32

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

3.80

Computer Operators

3.42

Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan

3.38

Insurance Underwriters

3.15
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Olympia-Tumwater, WA, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

20.93

Urban and Regional Planners

14.83

Conservation Scientists

14.44

Hydrologists

13.74

Computer Network Architects

13.62

Health Educators

12.86

Foresters

12.86

Judicial Law Clerks

9.52

Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

9.11

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

5.48
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Oklahoma City, OK, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

11.37

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

10.87

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

9.97

Petroleum Engineers

6.92

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

6.69

Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators

6.27

Avionics Technicians

4.83

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

4.69

Embalmers

4.56

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

4.31
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Ogden-Clearfield, UT, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

16.61

Tapers

10.06

Computer and Information Research Scientists

7.98

Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants

5.60

Aerospace Engineers

5.17

Stonemasons

4.99

Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians

4.98

Insulation Workers, Mechanical

4.93

Avionics Technicians

4.74

Logisticians

4.71
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Odessa, TX, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

68.99

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

47.92

Helpers--Extraction Workers

45.23

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

32.69

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

15.43

Petroleum Engineers

14.10

Insulation Workers, Mechanical

8.80

Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other

8.55

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

8.03

Structural Iron and Steel Workers

6.28
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Ocean City, NJ, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

14.18

Sailors and Marine Oilers

11.07

Legislators

7.91

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

7.44

Word Processors and Typists

5.89

Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants

4.78

Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other

4.70

Healthcare Support Workers, All Other

4.49

Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other

4.24

Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop

4.12
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Ocala, FL, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

16.92

Animal Trainers

12.74

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

6.41

Nonfarm Animal Caretakers

5.70

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

5.69

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

5.25

Pest Control Workers

4.63

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

4.60

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

4.53

Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other

4.14
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Oakland-Hayward-Berkeley, CA Metropolitan Division, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Sociologists

9.20

Solar Photovoltaic Installers

7.52

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

5.48

Pile-Driver Operators

5.08

Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment

4.22

Tree Trimmers and Pruners

4.03

Biochemists and Biophysicists

3.79

Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

3.72

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

3.65

Genetic Counselors

3.65
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other

14.31

Roofers

5.44

Tile and Marble Setters

5.43

Pest Control Workers

4.83

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

4.70

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

4.07

Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers

3.45

Costume Attendants

3.16

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

3.08

Real Estate Sales Agents

2.97
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Niles-Benton Harbor, MI, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Model Makers, Metal and Plastic

19.84

Tool and Die Makers

10.30

Commercial and Industrial Designers

8.11

Mechanical Engineers

6.95

Mechanical Engineering Technicians

6.62

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

6.50

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

6.35

Helpers--Production Workers

6.14

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

5.81

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

5.41
Occupations with the highest location quotient in New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Fashion Designers

5.45

Subway and Streetcar Operators

5.20

Transit and Railroad Police

5.07

Home Health Aides

3.76

Shampooers

3.33

Manicurists and Pedicurists

3.31

Broadcast News Analysts

3.30

Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers

3.27

Costume Attendants

3.24

Advertising and Promotions Managers

3.24
Occupations with the highest location quotient in New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Fashion Designers

7.31

Transit and Railroad Police

5.78

Home Health Aides

4.70

Broadcast News Analysts

4.51

Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers

4.39

Advertising and Promotions Managers

4.24

Art Directors

4.14

Traffic Technicians

4.13

Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes

4.12

Editors

3.87
Occupations with the highest location quotient in New Orleans-Metairie, LA, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Sailors and Marine Oilers

22.89

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

20.55

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

14.49

Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders

11.53

Ship Engineers

11.32

Riggers

9.42

Bridge and Lock Tenders

8.14

Chemical Plant and System Operators

7.89

Gaming Service Workers, All Other

7.42

Commercial Divers

6.43
Occupations with the highest location quotient in New Bern, NC, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Fallers

33.49

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

23.94

Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other

13.32

Aerospace Engineers

11.93

Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door

11.63

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

9.93

Logisticians

8.58

Logging Equipment Operators

8.50

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment

7.81

Sheet Metal Workers

5.74
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Newark, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Biochemists and Biophysicists

15.53

Transit and Railroad Police

7.28

Shampooers

5.99

Manicurists and Pedicurists

4.00

Material Moving Workers, All Other

3.85

Pile-Driver Operators

3.79

Mathematicians

3.79

Chemists

3.75

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

3.72

Food Scientists and Technologists

3.50
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Nassau County-Suffolk County, NY Metropolitan Division, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Word Processors and Typists

7.57

Stonemasons

6.60

Manicurists and Pedicurists

4.73

Podiatrists

4.30

Telephone Operators

4.02

Protective Service Workers, All Other

3.87

Air Traffic Controllers

3.42

Special Education Teachers, Preschool

3.19

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

2.78

Bailiffs

2.73
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

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

17.49

Musicians and Singers

6.67

Mining Machine Operators, All Other

6.57

Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes

6.40

Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other

4.30

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

4.21

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

4.18

Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers, All Other

4.16

Forensic Science Technicians

4.05

Traffic Technicians

3.99
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Tile and Marble Setters

12.92

Shampooers

5.71

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.42

Painters, Construction and Maintenance

5.37

Concierges

4.83

Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers

4.66

Hearing Aid Specialists

4.40

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

4.26

Interior Designers

4.14

Amusement and Recreation Attendants

3.98
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Napa, CA, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

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

59.54

Demonstrators and Product Promoters

29.12

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

25.24

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

24.61

Agricultural Equipment Operators

16.57

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

15.86

Psychiatrists

14.40

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

11.00

Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other

9.52

Recreational Therapists

9.17
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

7.98

Airfield Operations Specialists

5.36

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

4.97

Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

4.54

Amusement and Recreation Attendants

4.26

Pest Control Workers

4.16

Nuclear Engineers

4.16

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

3.88

Lodging Managers

3.67

Real Estate Sales Agents

3.60
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Muskegon, MI, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

72.56

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

21.87

Pourers and Casters, Metal

20.57

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

15.73

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

12.53

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

11.48

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

9.76

Tool and Die Makers

7.18

Machinists

6.07

Industrial Engineering Technicians

5.79
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Muncie, IN, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

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

5.18

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

4.53

Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary

3.71

New Accounts Clerks

3.51

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.07

Childcare Workers

3.01

Opticians, Dispensing

3.00

Tool and Die Makers

2.94

Food Servers, Nonrestaurant

2.85

Machinists

2.77
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Workers

18.57

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

11.44

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

9.18

Conservation Scientists

9.17

Forest and Conservation Technicians

8.51

Millwrights

7.13

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

7.08

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

6.30

Mechanical Engineering Technicians

6.28

Logging Equipment Operators

5.53
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Morristown, TN, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Woodworkers, All Other

30.12

Upholsterers

9.42

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

8.48

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.68

Roofers

6.43

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

5.44

Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors

5.35

Maintenance Workers, Machinery

5.20

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

3.65

Cooks, Fast Food

3.54
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Morgantown, WV, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Education Administrators, Postsecondary

9.14

Instructional Coordinators

8.22

Medical Appliance Technicians

5.56

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

4.40

Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other

4.06

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians

4.03

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

3.87

Health Educators

3.82

Biological Scientists, All Other

3.76

Surgical Technologists

3.65
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County, PA Metropolitan Division, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Statisticians

5.50

Shampooers

5.49

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

5.31

Biochemists and Biophysicists

5.21

Brokerage Clerks

4.60

Natural Sciences Managers

4.27

Religious Workers, All Other

3.92

Statistical Assistants

3.38

Chemists

3.32

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

2.55
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Montgomery, AL, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

18.10

Agricultural Workers, All Other

14.27

Education Administrators, All Other

7.75

Archivists

6.75

Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

5.71

Woodworkers, All Other

5.28

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

4.50

Logging Equipment Operators

4.07

Pipelayers

3.93

Power Distributors and Dispatchers

3.88
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Monroe, MI, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Commercial and Industrial Designers

7.58

Tool and Die Makers

6.31

Library Technicians

5.38

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

3.56

Special Education Teachers, All Other

3.34

Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary

3.33

Crane and Tower Operators

3.29

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

3.17

Mechanical Engineers

3.08

Packers and Packagers, Hand

3.02
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Monroe, LA, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other

6.55

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

6.32

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

5.25

Logging Equipment Operators

4.23

Transportation Workers, All Other

4.01

Cooks, All Other

3.76

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.65

Meter Readers, Utilities

3.65

Protective Service Workers, All Other

3.58

Helpers--Electricians

3.48
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Modesto, CA, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

17.30

Counselors, All Other

16.99

Material Moving Workers, All Other

11.26

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

11.10

Agricultural Equipment Operators

10.44

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

7.12

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

6.51

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.19

Carpet Installers

5.10

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

4.68
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Mobile, AL, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders

24.23

Chemical Plant and System Operators

15.97

Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic

14.89

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

13.35

Sailors and Marine Oilers

7.25

Crane and Tower Operators

6.31

Anesthesiologists

4.99

Pipelayers

4.75

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

4.50

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

4.29
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Missoula, MT, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

31.55

Foresters

13.86

Cartographers and Photogrammetrists

9.35

Conservation Scientists

8.60

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

8.23

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

6.56

Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture

4.82

Film and Video Editors

4.46

Surveyors

4.31

Natural Sciences Managers

3.89
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Radio Operators

10.35

Choreographers

6.34

Biomedical Engineers

4.53

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

3.95

Life Scientists, All Other

3.95

Animal Scientists

3.78

Etchers and Engravers

3.64

Brokerage Clerks

3.24

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

2.90

Hydrologists

2.85
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Therapists, All Other

8.11

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

7.90

Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles

5.75

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

5.21

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

5.07

Pourers and Casters, Metal

4.62

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

4.45

Forest and Conservation Workers

4.17

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

3.66

New Accounts Clerks

3.43
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Midland, TX, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Wellhead Pumpers

97.04

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

67.19

Petroleum Engineers

66.30

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

61.60

Helpers--Extraction Workers

43.54

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

42.89

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

37.83

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

18.51

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

14.07

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

11.77
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Midland, MI, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Materials Scientists

16.48

Chemical Engineers

9.24

Chemists

8.31

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

7.37

Nurse Anesthetists

5.92

Mechanical Drafters

4.68

Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers

4.53

Legislators

3.74

Occupational Health and Safety Specialists

3.33

Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

2.89
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Michigan City-La Porte, IN, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

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

8.32

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

5.65

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

4.52

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

4.36

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.07

Helpers--Production Workers

3.96

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists

3.83

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

3.36

Highway Maintenance Workers

3.26

Industrial Engineering Technicians

3.04
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

13.80

Sailors and Marine Oilers

11.12

Parking Lot Attendants

4.60

Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers

4.16

Transportation Security Screeners

3.68

Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks

3.58

File Clerks

3.43

Parking Enforcement Workers

3.43

Baggage Porters and Bellhops

3.28

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

3.26
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Sailors and Marine Oilers

5.03

Motorboat Operators

4.27

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

3.65

Parking Lot Attendants

3.46

Travel Agents

3.44

Baggage Porters and Bellhops

3.12

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

2.73

Flight Attendants

2.70

Watch Repairers

2.70

Concierges

2.68
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Merced, CA, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

27.40

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

17.30

Agricultural Equipment Operators

16.96

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

14.02

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

10.50

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

7.95

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

7.73

Food Scientists and Technologists

7.13

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

5.83

Substitute Teachers

5.39
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Memphis, TN-MS-AR, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Residential Advisors

3.89

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

3.37

Epidemiologists

3.37

Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other

3.29

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

3.14

Helpers--Production Workers

3.12

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

3.10

Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

2.99

Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other

2.90

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary

2.77
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Medford, OR, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

23.06

Woodworkers, All Other

12.74

Clergy

8.67

Logging Equipment Operators

8.14

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

7.45

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

7.20

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

6.97

Forest and Conservation Technicians

6.87

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

6.48

Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles

4.34
Occupations with the highest location quotient in McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

7.62

Personal Care Aides

6.21

Home Health Aides

6.07

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

3.90

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

3.62

Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists

3.62

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

3.35

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers

3.04

Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education

3.01

Music Directors and Composers

2.96
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Mayaguez, PR, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Sewing Machine Operators

12.60

Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary

10.76

Internists, General

8.27

Helpers--Electricians

7.47

Helpers--Carpenters

5.62

Graduate Teaching Assistants

5.16

Pharmacy Aides

4.69

Surgical Technologists

4.69

Couriers and Messengers

4.51

First-Line Supervisors of Protective Service Workers, All Other

4.26
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Mansfield, OH, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

16.07

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

10.92

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

9.51

Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators

6.82

Social Workers, All Other

6.02

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

5.25

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

5.13

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

5.11

Tool and Die Makers

4.28

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

3.81
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Mankato-North Mankato, MN, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Printing Press Operators

7.09

Social and Human Service Assistants

5.75

Communications Teachers, Postsecondary

5.04

Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary

3.55

Personal Care Aides

3.33

Special Education Teachers, Preschool

3.14

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

3.06

Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other

3.00

Civil Engineering Technicians

2.96

Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity

2.95
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Manhattan, KS, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Farm and Home Management Advisors

22.13

Soil and Plant Scientists

16.31

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

13.17

Recreation Workers

3.62

Residential Advisors

3.25

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

3.24

Fundraisers

3.21

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

2.92

Civil Engineering Technicians

2.70

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

2.39
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Madison, WI, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Soil and Plant Scientists

5.37

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary

5.17

Epidemiologists

4.79

Hydrologists

4.62

Foresters

4.16

Conservation Scientists

4.15

Actuaries

4.12

Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators

3.74

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

3.71

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

3.63
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Madera, CA, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

76.90

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

32.66

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

6.94

Power Plant Operators

4.51

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

3.66

Pest Control Workers

3.21

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians

3.21

Personal Care Aides

2.81

Packers and Packagers, Hand

2.49

Library Technicians

2.35
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Macon, GA, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Bailiffs

9.23

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.37

Logging Equipment Operators

5.61

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

4.61

Agricultural Inspectors

3.83

Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines

3.64

Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary

3.28

Real Estate Sales Agents

3.09

Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials

2.95

Funeral Attendants

2.77
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lynchburg, VA, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service

7.32

Logging Equipment Operators

7.26

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

7.09

Helpers--Carpenters

5.52

Funeral Attendants

4.73

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.45

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

4.39

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers

4.24

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.21

Prepress Technicians and Workers

3.97
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lubbock, TX, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary

19.17

Epidemiologists

5.75

Orderlies

4.25

Atmospheric and Space Scientists

4.04

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

4.02

Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers

4.01

Physical Therapist Aides

2.91

New Accounts Clerks

2.87

Power Plant Operators

2.83

Cartographers and Photogrammetrists

2.63
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Statistical Assistants

14.34

Sailors and Marine Oilers

5.65

Ship Engineers

5.45

Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders

5.02

Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers

4.10

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers

3.63

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

3.60

Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers

3.46

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

3.36

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

3.36
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance

15.92

Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other

12.73

Film and Video Editors

12.57

Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes

12.24

Media and Communication Workers, All Other

9.74

Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers

8.28

Sound Engineering Technicians

8.19

Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture

7.49

Actors

7.42

Fashion Designers

7.37
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance

11.69

Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other

9.71

Film and Video Editors

9.36

Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes

9.09

Media and Communication Workers, All Other

7.22

Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers

6.59

Sound Engineering Technicians

6.49

Fashion Designers

6.29

Actors

5.93

Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture

5.57
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Longview, WA, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Log Graders and Scalers

98.54

Logging Workers, All Other

75.87

Logging Equipment Operators

45.51

Foresters

40.88

Millwrights

18.55

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

11.15

Roofers

6.29

Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines

4.82

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

4.71

Butchers and Meat Cutters

3.10
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Longview, TX, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

27.21

Insulation Workers, Mechanical

15.16

Rail Car Repairers

12.79

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

12.49

Helpers--Extraction Workers

9.21

Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door

7.11

Petroleum Engineers

6.90

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

6.35

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

5.74

Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall

4.83
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Logan, UT-ID, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Food Batchmakers

9.87

Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary

8.16

Conservation Scientists

7.34

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

7.05

Food Scientists and Technologists

6.89

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

6.66

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.34

Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service

5.29

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

5.19

Forest and Conservation Technicians

4.60
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Floor Sanders and Finishers

8.57

Farm and Home Management Advisors

8.44

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

4.73

Court Reporters

4.28

Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers

4.23

Special Education Teachers, Preschool

3.81

Highway Maintenance Workers

3.68

Commercial Pilots

3.54

Forensic Science Technicians

3.50

Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other

3.37
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lincoln, NE, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Credit Counselors

25.49

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

6.34

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

6.15

Hydrologists

6.14

Social Science Research Assistants

5.86

Insurance Underwriters

4.33

Soil and Plant Scientists

4.11

Statistical Assistants

3.99

Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other

3.75

Economics Teachers, Postsecondary

3.75
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lima, OH, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

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

18.49

Chemical Plant and System Operators

15.13

Chemical Engineers

5.38

Labor Relations Specialists

5.17

Radio and Television Announcers

4.96

Millwrights

4.93

Cooks, Short Order

4.54

Tool and Die Makers

3.74

Crane and Tower Operators

3.44

Machinists

3.40
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lexington-Fayette, KY, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Farm and Home Management Advisors

43.97

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

20.13

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

8.22

Animal Trainers

8.10

Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers

6.73

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers

5.64

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

5.56

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

4.28

Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary

3.93

Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall

3.78
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lewiston, ID-WA, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

16.59

Logging Equipment Operators

11.42

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment

10.56

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

9.09

Rehabilitation Counselors

5.24

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers

5.06

Reporters and Correspondents

4.63

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

3.89

Physical Therapist Aides

3.68

Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop

3.34
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lebanon, PA, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

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

5.15

Furniture Finishers

5.08

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

4.77

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

4.02

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.88

Bus Drivers, School or Special Client

3.78

Food Batchmakers

3.63

Maintenance Workers, Machinery

3.63

Procurement Clerks

3.55

Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other

3.49
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lawton, OK, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

27.00

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

17.20

First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers

4.85

Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians

4.69

New Accounts Clerks

4.65

First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives

4.30

Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary

4.27

Procurement Clerks

4.15

Teachers and Instructors, All Other, Except Substitute Teachers

3.66

Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping

3.56
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lawrence, KS, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

30.61

Printing Press Operators

8.76

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

6.55

Education Administrators, Postsecondary

4.70

Computer and Information Research Scientists

4.55

Instructional Coordinators

4.44

Special Education Teachers, Preschool

3.67

Coaches and Scouts

3.55

Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers

3.42

Production Workers, All Other

3.00
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming Service Workers, All Other

38.80

Gaming Dealers

28.96

Gaming Cage Workers

18.32

Gaming Managers

14.62

Dancers

14.59

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

14.01

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

9.35

Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers, All Other

9.10

Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs

7.58

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

7.38
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Las Cruces, NM, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Anthropologists and Archeologists

11.63

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

11.57

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

9.09

Computer and Information Research Scientists

5.14

Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians

4.89

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

4.71

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

4.69

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

4.51

Engineers, All Other

4.11

Private Detectives and Investigators

3.78
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Laredo, TX, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

15.33

Cargo and Freight Agents

13.94

Gaming Service Workers, All Other

6.98

Helpers--Extraction Workers

5.46

Compliance Officers

5.14

Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance

5.04

Personal Care Aides

4.63

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education

4.02

Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks

3.34

Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists

2.96
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lansing-East Lansing, MI, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Animal Scientists

24.32

Physicists

10.62

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

10.03

Epidemiologists

8.03

Soil and Plant Scientists

6.14

Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers

6.05

Actuaries

5.94

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

5.69

Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants

4.73

Insurance Underwriters

4.37
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lancaster, PA, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

10.21

Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic

7.34

Furniture Finishers

6.94

Desktop Publishers

6.35

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

5.49

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

5.08

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

5.08

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

4.98

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.89

Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers

4.42
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

4.73

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

4.23

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

4.20

Crossing Guards

3.71

Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other

3.33

Power Plant Operators

3.08

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

2.98

Locksmiths and Safe Repairers

2.96

Roofers

2.86

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

2.79
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators

35.92

First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers

9.04

Anesthesiologists

6.79

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

6.76

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists

4.84

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

4.69

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

4.25

Meter Readers, Utilities

4.23

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

4.20

Tile and Marble Setters

3.91
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lake County-Kenosha County, IL-WI Metropolitan Division, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Biomedical Engineers

16.89

Medical Appliance Technicians

4.23

Shampooers

4.10

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

3.77

Managers, All Other

3.63

Model Makers, Metal and Plastic

3.31

Production Workers, All Other

3.22

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

3.10

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

2.94

Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants

2.93
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lake Charles, LA, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Chemical Plant and System Operators

55.41

Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

19.97

Riggers

19.78

Gaming Cage Workers

18.23

Boilermakers

16.65

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

15.67

Chemical Engineers

13.34

Bridge and Lock Tenders

11.79

Helpers--Electricians

9.42

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

7.91
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Wind Turbine Service Technicians

11.48

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers

6.49

Soil and Plant Scientists

5.25

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

5.14

Production Workers, All Other

4.91

Biological Scientists, All Other

4.34

Opticians, Dispensing

3.62

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists

3.39

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

3.28

Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary

3.13
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lafayette, LA, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

101.42

Riggers

31.69

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

16.66

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

16.14

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

13.73

Sailors and Marine Oilers

11.75

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

9.38

Petroleum Engineers

7.83

Helpers--Extraction Workers

7.38

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

6.67
Occupations with the highest location quotient in La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Recreational Therapists

6.74

Prepress Technicians and Workers

6.44

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

5.69

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.20

Food Batchmakers

4.66

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

4.65

Tool and Die Makers

4.50

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

4.27

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education

4.09

Food Scientists and Technologists

4.04
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Kokomo, IN, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Production Workers, All Other

41.95

Millwrights

21.29

Tool and Die Makers

14.56

Industrial Production Managers

5.24

Physical Therapist Assistants

3.96

Labor Relations Specialists

3.81

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

3.59

Mechanical Engineers

3.37

Opticians, Dispensing

3.23

Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

2.87
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Knoxville, TN, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Environmental Engineering Technicians

7.62

Materials Scientists

6.46

Credit Counselors

5.57

Traffic Technicians

5.10

Embalmers

4.99

Nurse Anesthetists

4.61

Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers

4.22

Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other

4.16

Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary

4.16

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

3.74
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Kingston, NY, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Word Processors and Typists

7.70

Protective Service Workers, All Other

6.33

Legislators

5.55

Bailiffs

5.18

Highway Maintenance Workers

4.91

Postal Service Clerks

4.82

Social Workers, All Other

4.52

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

3.95

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

3.82

Special Education Teachers, Middle School

3.53
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Fallers

11.41

Chemical Technicians

6.42

Traffic Technicians

5.68

Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other

5.24

Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other

4.76

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.49

Occupational Health and Safety Technicians

4.49

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment

4.47

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

4.15

Maintenance Workers, Machinery

3.55
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Killeen-Temple, TX, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

12.91

Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators

10.03

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

8.11

Locksmiths and Safe Repairers

4.89

Correctional Officers and Jailers

4.53

Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers

4.36

Healthcare Support Workers, All Other

3.75

Social Workers, All Other

3.40

Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners

3.12

Procurement Clerks

3.12
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Kennewick-Richland, WA, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Nuclear Engineers

39.91

Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

18.51

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

11.27

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

11.19

Chemical Engineers

10.72

Environmental Engineers

10.35

Agricultural Inspectors

10.15

Chemists

8.94

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

8.81

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

8.64
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Kansas City, MO-KS, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants

5.65

Dredge Operators

4.52

Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

3.73

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

3.51

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

3.07

Dental Laboratory Technicians

2.67

Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment

2.64

New Accounts Clerks

2.59

Electrical and Electronics Drafters

2.59

Rail Car Repairers

2.49
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Kankakee, IL, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Psychiatric Technicians

37.27

Production Workers, All Other

6.38

Industrial Engineering Technicians

6.00

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

4.87

Crane and Tower Operators

4.71

Dietetic Technicians

4.27

Millwrights

4.21

Agricultural Equipment Operators

3.81

Social Workers, All Other

3.25

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

2.95
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Kalamazoo-Portage, MI, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Biochemists and Biophysicists

6.80

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.24

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

5.07

Opticians, Dispensing

4.12

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

4.10

Psychiatric Aides

3.63

Tool and Die Makers

3.53

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

3.36

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

2.82

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

2.79
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants

26.82

Concierges

17.80

Baggage Porters and Bellhops

15.52

Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants

11.40

Transportation Workers, All Other

10.11

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

9.87

Dancers

9.49

Transportation Security Screeners

8.74

Lodging Managers

7.83

Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks

7.07
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Joplin, MO, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

12.57

Food Batchmakers

12.34

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

11.86

Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers

10.88

New Accounts Clerks

5.33

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

5.15

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

5.14

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

4.55

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

3.98

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

3.71
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Jonesboro, AR, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

8.78

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

5.28

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

5.26

Electrical and Electronics Drafters

4.19

Helpers--Production Workers

3.43

Phlebotomists

3.12

Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall

3.02

Physical Therapist Assistants

2.90

Speech-Language Pathologists

2.90

Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program

2.88
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Johnstown, PA, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Word Processors and Typists

15.78

Social and Human Service Assistants

5.94

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

5.62

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

3.81

Bus Drivers, School or Special Client

3.72

Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other

3.32

Highway Maintenance Workers

3.18

Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary

3.16

Physical Therapist Aides

3.11

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

3.04
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Johnson City, TN, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

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

10.68

Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other

5.92

Residential Advisors

5.20

Funeral Attendants

4.30

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

3.52

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

3.39

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

3.32

Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other

3.17

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses

3.06

Food Service Managers

3.04
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Jefferson City, MO, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Legal Support Workers, All Other

10.59

Environmental Engineers

8.73

Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers

8.11

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

7.70

Forensic Science Technicians

7.28

Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers

6.67

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

5.64

Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles

5.27

Correctional Officers and Jailers

5.08

Computer Network Support Specialists

5.08
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Janesville-Beloit, WI, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Food Scientists and Technologists

7.72

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

5.87

Chemical Plant and System Operators

4.29

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

4.25

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

3.63

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

3.60

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

3.55

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

3.53

Chiropractors

3.47

Chemical Engineers

3.26
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Jacksonville, NC, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Education Administrators, All Other

18.87

Real Estate Brokers

5.11

Pipelayers

4.88

Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health

4.66

Self-Enrichment Education Teachers

3.94

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

3.82

Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other

3.49

Information and Record Clerks, All Other

3.37

Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food

3.05

Pest Control Workers

3.02
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Jacksonville, FL, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Special Education Teachers, All Other

8.88

Ship Engineers

6.83

Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

3.95

Pipelayers

3.73

Air Traffic Controllers

3.71

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

3.27

Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other

3.12

Bill and Account Collectors

3.08

Psychiatric Aides

3.08

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

3.03
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Jackson, TN, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Residential Advisors

14.32

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

10.37

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

7.54

Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary

4.30

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.25

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

3.87

Cooks, Fast Food

3.82

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

3.72

Pipelayers

3.72

Physical Therapist Assistants

3.69
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Jackson, MS, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Psychiatric Aides

13.92

Conservation Scientists

9.71

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

4.56

Cooks, Fast Food

4.41

Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers

4.17

Power Distributors and Dispatchers

3.59

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

3.57

Emergency Management Directors

3.25

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary

3.11

Forensic Science Technicians

2.92
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Jackson, MI, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

13.28

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

9.90

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

9.49

Mechanical Engineers

8.83

Tool and Die Makers

7.85

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

6.46

Machinists

5.39

Electrical Engineers

4.96

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

4.95

Community Health Workers

4.37
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Ithaca, NY, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Animal Scientists

137.21

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

96.68

Instructional Coordinators

11.91

Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary

11.11

Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary

11.03

Fundraisers

10.52

Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary

9.81

Business Teachers, Postsecondary

7.77

Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary

7.74

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary

7.68
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Iowa City, IA, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

10.38

Biological Technicians

8.28

Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other

7.94

Home Appliance Repairers

4.82

Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health

3.14

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

3.02

Physician Assistants

2.92

Occupational Health and Safety Technicians

2.86

Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers

2.83

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians

2.81
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Therapists, All Other

11.85

Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other

5.76

Boilermakers

5.01

Athletes and Sports Competitors

4.81

Materials Scientists

4.18

Correspondence Clerks

3.32

Desktop Publishers

3.31

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

2.48

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

2.46

Millwrights

2.37
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Idaho Falls, ID, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Nuclear Technicians

125.36

Nuclear Engineers

44.76

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

23.91

Chemical Engineers

11.61

Environmental Engineers

10.15

Emergency Management Directors

10.14

Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health

9.46

Agricultural Inspectors

9.30

Physicists

8.93

Materials Engineers

8.43
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Huntsville, AL, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Aerospace Engineers

38.57

Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians

18.38

Engineers, All Other

15.26

Logisticians

10.91

Computer Hardware Engineers

10.90

Atmospheric and Space Scientists

10.19

Materials Engineers

8.01

Computer Programmers

7.09

Electrical Engineers

6.50

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

6.46
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Gas Plant Operators

6.70

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

6.61

Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers

4.92

Fire Inspectors and Investigators

4.49

Power Plant Operators

4.17

Wellhead Pumpers

4.07

Psychologists, All Other

3.61

Nurse Anesthetists

3.45

Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors

3.38

Psychiatric Aides

3.25
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Petroleum Engineers

16.65

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

8.81

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

8.29

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

8.19

Chemical Engineers

7.50

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

7.33

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

6.79

Wellhead Pumpers

5.93

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

5.86

Helpers--Extraction Workers

5.86
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Houma-Thibodaux, LA, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Sailors and Marine Oilers

97.50

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

96.53

Riggers

61.32

Bridge and Lock Tenders

61.03

Ship Engineers

40.78

Crane and Tower Operators

12.67

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

12.61

Plant and System Operators, All Other

11.63

Commercial Pilots

10.48

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

9.28
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Hot Springs, AR, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

6.64

Sheet Metal Workers

5.72

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.43

First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers

3.36

Nonfarm Animal Caretakers

3.32

First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers

3.09

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

2.90

Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria

2.85

Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors

2.82

Amusement and Recreation Attendants

2.77
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Homosassa Springs, FL, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

11.29

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

8.61

Residential Advisors

6.91

Brickmasons and Blockmasons

6.60

Physical Therapist Assistants

5.77

Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians

5.49

Roofers

5.40

Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other

3.90

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks

3.84

Pest Control Workers

3.66
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Hinesville, GA, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives

5.56

Procurement Clerks

5.49

Teachers and Instructors, All Other, Except Substitute Teachers

5.03

Budget Analysts

4.78

Computer Occupations, All Other

4.19

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks

4.03

Real Estate Sales Agents

3.42

Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers

3.16

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

2.79

Business Operations Specialists, All Other

2.79
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Real Estate Sales Agents

6.13

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

5.22

Pest Control Workers

4.95

Landscape Architects

4.95

Amusement and Recreation Attendants

4.24

Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants

4.11

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

4.07

Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers

3.95

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

3.62

Pipelayers

3.48
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Upholsterers

104.61

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

65.38

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

39.00

Model Makers, Wood

33.92

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

28.57

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

27.45

Furniture Finishers

23.67

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

22.46

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

20.25

Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers

19.72
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Hattiesburg, MS, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

5.31

Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

5.13

Commercial Pilots

4.29

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

4.02

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay

3.70

Ophthalmic Medical Technicians

3.38

Nurse Practitioners

3.35

Cooks, Fast Food

3.18

Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other

3.16

Diagnostic Medical Sonographers

2.91
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Harrisonburg, VA, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

16.31

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

13.99

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

12.42

Communications Teachers, Postsecondary

11.42

Food Processing Workers, All Other

10.20

Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

8.59

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

8.42

Education Teachers, Postsecondary

7.38

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

7.26

Interpreters and Translators

6.46
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Word Processors and Typists

6.87

Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

5.06

Emergency Management Directors

4.81

Actuaries

4.77

Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers

4.57

Economists

4.26

Residential Advisors

3.63

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

3.40

Crossing Guards

3.38

Statisticians

3.34
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Hanford-Corcoran, CA, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

102.65

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

31.82

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

25.12

Agricultural Workers, All Other

23.10

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

13.23

Food Scientists and Technologists

11.49

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

9.86

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.35

Food Batchmakers

6.20

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

5.32
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Hammond, LA, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Food Processing Workers, All Other

15.20

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

10.68

Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians

8.36

Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other

6.07

Couriers and Messengers

4.46

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

4.33

Opticians, Dispensing

4.06

Helpers--Electricians

3.59

Meter Readers, Utilities

3.58

Food Preparation Workers

3.58
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

8.33

Stonemasons

7.53

Healthcare Support Workers, All Other

4.34

Glaziers

4.28

Prepress Technicians and Workers

3.90

Correctional Officers and Jailers

3.66

Judicial Law Clerks

3.63

Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers

2.87

Printing Press Operators

2.79

Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other

2.71
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming Managers

26.33

Gaming Dealers

21.00

Gaming Cage Workers

17.24

Marine Engineers and Naval Architects

16.60

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

13.70

Physical Scientists, All Other

12.65

Insulation Workers, Mechanical

11.99

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

11.87

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

8.36

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

7.68
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Guayama, PR, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Pharmacy Aides

15.44

Highway Maintenance Workers

11.61

Word Processors and Typists

8.39

Industrial Engineers

7.93

Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors

5.05

First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers

3.38

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education

3.36

Cashiers

3.14

Chief Executives

2.93

Industrial Production Managers

2.79
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

29.64

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

9.13

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

7.59

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.62

Machinists

6.06

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

5.35

Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary

5.28

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

5.22

Commercial and Industrial Designers

4.93

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers

4.31
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Greenville, NC, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

10.33

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

7.57

Marriage and Family Therapists

4.54

Fence Erectors

4.31

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

3.74

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

3.61

Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other

3.39

Helpers--Carpenters

3.08

Education Administrators, Postsecondary

3.05

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

2.99
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Greensboro-High Point, NC, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Upholsterers

24.41

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

20.28

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

16.91

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

16.36

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

8.25

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

7.71

Sewing Machine Operators

6.32

Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers

6.27

Furniture Finishers

6.08

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

5.77
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Green Bay, WI, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

12.84

Food Processing Workers, All Other

8.98

Occupational Therapy Assistants

6.55

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

6.32

Furniture Finishers

5.66

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

5.40

Prepress Technicians and Workers

5.06

Food Batchmakers

4.87

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

4.84

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

4.33
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Greeley, CO, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

30.51

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

29.52

Extraction Workers, All Other

21.56

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

15.35

Building Cleaning Workers, All Other

14.73

Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers

8.57

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

7.48

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

6.49

Petroleum Engineers

6.30

Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians

5.75
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Great Falls, MT, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Substitute Teachers

5.86

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.41

Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators

5.05

Social Workers, All Other

4.98

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.79

Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other

3.69

Clergy

3.38

Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines

3.26

Information and Record Clerks, All Other

3.14

Sheet Metal Workers

2.93
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Grants Pass, OR, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

50.64

Forest and Conservation Technicians

12.76

Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants

8.77

New Accounts Clerks

8.09

Clergy

7.92

Residential Advisors

6.56

Glaziers

5.10

Musicians and Singers

4.96

Social Workers, All Other

4.70

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

3.74
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Hoist and Winch Operators

9.82

Tool and Die Makers

8.15

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

5.37

Commercial and Industrial Designers

5.18

Furniture Finishers

4.84

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

4.62

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

4.44

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

4.35

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

4.21

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

3.91
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Grand Junction, CO, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

16.52

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

12.59

Crossing Guards

6.42

Painters, Transportation Equipment

5.73

Surveyors

4.63

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks

4.18

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

4.18

Conservation Scientists

4.14

Information and Record Clerks, All Other

4.04

Sales and Related Workers, All Other

3.74
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Grand Island, NE, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Agricultural Inspectors

14.65

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

14.64

Soil and Plant Scientists

8.14

Agricultural Equipment Operators

7.51

Tool and Die Makers

5.29

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

4.77

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

4.32

Home Appliance Repairers

4.06

Physical Therapist Aides

3.84

Cooks, Short Order

3.67
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Grand Forks, ND-MN, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Atmospheric and Space Scientists

14.11

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

9.88

Physical Scientists, All Other

8.42

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

7.68

Commercial Pilots

6.77

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

4.72

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

4.36

Counselors, All Other

3.90

Pipelayers

3.75

Gaming Dealers

3.13
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Goldsboro, NC, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

8.50

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.72

Rehabilitation Counselors

4.16

Nursing Assistants

3.02

Food Batchmakers

3.01

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

2.95

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment

2.87

Packers and Packagers, Hand

2.85

Bus Drivers, School or Special Client

2.67

Teachers and Instructors, All Other, Except Substitute Teachers

2.40
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Glens Falls, NY, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

10.55

Legislators

9.68

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

9.33

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

7.35

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

7.04

Animal Control Workers

6.80

Highway Maintenance Workers

6.75

Editors

6.72

Word Processors and Typists

6.23

Correctional Officers and Jailers

5.49
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Gettysburg, PA, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

12.98

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

11.98

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

8.40

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

5.99

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

4.57

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

4.52

Helpers--Production Workers

4.12

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

3.73

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

3.58

Printing Press Operators

3.43
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Gary, IN Metropolitan Division, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

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

10.45

Crane and Tower Operators

9.22

Materials Engineers

7.23

Millwrights

5.42

Therapists, All Other

5.32

Gaming Dealers

4.97

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

4.68

Boilermakers

4.58

Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other

4.45

Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

4.32
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Gainesville, GA, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

28.24

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

16.85

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

11.95

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

10.66

Agricultural Inspectors

9.10

Dental Laboratory Technicians

8.60

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

6.57

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

4.99

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.01

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

3.60
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Gainesville, FL, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary

11.02

Biological Scientists, All Other

9.14

Medical Appliance Technicians

7.58

Biomedical Engineers

7.05

Religious Workers, All Other

6.43

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

5.41

Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other

4.94

Physical Scientists, All Other

4.88

Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other

4.66

Cooks, All Other

4.37
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Gadsden, AL, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

8.82

Helpers--Production Workers

8.24

Pipelayers

6.18

Physical Therapist Assistants

4.96

Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers

3.54

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

3.35

Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers

3.12

Recreation Workers

3.04

Physical Therapist Aides

2.60

Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping

2.47
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Fresno, CA, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

36.02

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

13.09

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

11.09

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

10.91

Agricultural Inspectors

9.13

Agricultural Equipment Operators

7.51

Agricultural Workers, All Other

6.86

Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs

6.51

Marriage and Family Therapists

6.02

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

5.77
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Division, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Wellhead Pumpers

9.16

Flight Attendants

8.70

Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters

6.01

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.77

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

4.95

Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors

4.93

Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks

4.81

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

4.34

Commercial Pilots

4.07

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

3.96
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Fort Wayne, IN, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

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

5.46

Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other

4.59

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

4.50

Tool and Die Makers

4.45

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

4.11

Machinists

3.53

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

3.48

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

3.19

Healthcare Social Workers

3.17

Helpers--Production Workers

3.15
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Fort Smith, AR-OK, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Food Processing Workers, All Other

41.11

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

12.69

Gaming Managers

10.94

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

9.13

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

8.90

Helpers--Production Workers

7.55

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

7.04

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

6.34

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.20

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

4.71
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, FL Metropolitan Division, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.92

Telemarketers

5.60

Travel Agents

5.15

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

4.58

Transportation Workers, All Other

3.74

Elevator Installers and Repairers

3.55

Psychiatric Technicians

3.31

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

3.29

Marriage and Family Therapists

3.18

Motion Picture Projectionists

3.09
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Fort Collins, CO, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Conservation Scientists

28.78

Soil and Plant Scientists

10.24

Foresters

8.84

Microbiologists

8.36

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

7.57

Computer Hardware Engineers

6.23

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

6.00

Industrial Engineering Technicians

5.57

Information and Record Clerks, All Other

4.71

Biological Scientists, All Other

4.34
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Fond du Lac, WI, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

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

8.18

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

7.31

Carpet Installers

6.73

Mechanical Engineering Technicians

4.81

Athletic Trainers

4.67

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

4.40

Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators

4.21

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers

3.94

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

3.93

Maintenance Workers, Machinery

3.84
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic

19.81

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

13.34

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

9.80

Logging Equipment Operators

8.41

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

6.69

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

6.61

Pharmacy Aides

5.95

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

5.93

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

5.84

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment

5.63
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Florence, SC, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Millwrights

9.20

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

8.08

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

6.94

Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers

6.04

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

5.65

Riggers

4.76

Insulation Workers, Mechanical

4.61

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

4.56

Industrial Engineering Technicians

4.30

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

3.91
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Flint, MI, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Pharmacy Aides

3.21

Obstetricians and Gynecologists

3.12

Opticians, Dispensing

2.92

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers

2.85

New Accounts Clerks

2.81

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

2.80

Mechanical Drafters

2.70

Labor Relations Specialists

2.56

Home Health Aides

2.55

Dental Hygienists

2.55
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Flagstaff, AZ, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Anthropologists and Archeologists

16.14

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

7.19

Education Administrators, All Other

7.14

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.45

Conservation Scientists

5.98

Judicial Law Clerks

5.95

Museum Technicians and Conservators

5.78

Biological Scientists, All Other

5.20

Forensic Science Technicians

4.79

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

4.59
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

13.13

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

12.93

Food Processing Workers, All Other

9.20

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

8.99

Logisticians

5.19

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

4.75

Correspondence Clerks

4.50

Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping

4.26

Agricultural Inspectors

4.13

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

4.08
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Fayetteville, NC, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Education Administrators, All Other

12.54

Healthcare Support Workers, All Other

5.58

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

4.75

Real Estate Brokers

4.37

Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary

4.30

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary

4.14

Budget Analysts

4.14

Animal Control Workers

3.37

Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators

3.13

Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service

3.07
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Farmington, NM, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

72.96

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

49.67

Anthropologists and Archeologists

28.10

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

26.62

Power Distributors and Dispatchers

24.75

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

22.07

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

11.87

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

10.51

Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door

7.57

Surveying and Mapping Technicians

5.57
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Fargo, ND-MN, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders

7.11

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

7.06

Public Address System and Other Announcers

6.76

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

6.12

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

6.07

Anesthesiologists

5.75

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.70

Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks

4.88

Pharmacy Aides

3.93

Chiropractors

3.18
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Fairbanks, AK, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

19.34

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

13.30

Physical Scientists, All Other

10.91

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education

8.81

Environmental Engineering Technicians

8.09

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.75

Biological Scientists, All Other

6.74

Transportation Security Screeners

6.32

Civil Engineering Technicians

5.96

Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other

5.56
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Evansville, IN-KY, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

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

10.81

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

9.57

Power Distributors and Dispatchers

7.17

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

5.98

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

5.37

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

5.15

Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers

5.14

Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other

4.60

Psychiatric Technicians

4.43

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

4.31
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Eugene, OR, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Workers, All Other

68.32

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

29.33

Woodworkers, All Other

13.28

Logging Equipment Operators

11.10

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

10.48

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

9.78

Clergy

6.91

Helpers--Roofers

6.71

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

6.20

Cooks, All Other

5.99
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Erie, PA, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

6.86

Statistical Assistants

5.53

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

5.50

Word Processors and Typists

5.17

Tool and Die Makers

5.11

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

4.35

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

4.23

Desktop Publishers

3.90

Occupational Therapy Assistants

3.81

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

3.58
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Enid, OK, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

53.12

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

24.93

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

16.97

Petroleum Engineers

12.94

Tax Preparers

6.01

Maintenance Workers, Machinery

4.63

Cooks, Fast Food

4.29

Real Estate Sales Agents

3.86

Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria

3.57

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

3.56
Occupations with the highest location quotient in El Paso, TX, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

7.57

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School

6.00

Graduate Teaching Assistants

5.86

Power Plant Operators

4.23

Psychiatric Aides

4.18

Telemarketers

4.01

Sewing Machine Operators

3.19

Substitute Teachers

3.11

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

2.99

Compliance Officers

2.76
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Elmira, NY, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

8.88

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

8.86

Correctional Officers and Jailers

8.23

Legislators

6.02

Roofers

5.17

Word Processors and Typists

4.85

Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service

4.22

Machinists

3.47

Clergy

3.45

Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists

3.40
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Elkhart-Goshen, IN, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

68.71

Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians

44.88

Upholsterers

25.54

Painters, Transportation Equipment

22.15

Furniture Finishers

22.09

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers

16.83

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

12.48

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

12.07

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

11.91

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

9.55
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Education Administrators, All Other

11.40

Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping

8.16

Medical Transcriptionists

7.63

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers

6.44

Computer Occupations, All Other

4.53

Budget Analysts

4.34

Human Resources Specialists

4.24

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

3.77

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

3.74

Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other

3.28
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Elgin, IL Metropolitan Division, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

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

4.80

Machinists

4.65

Dietetic Technicians

4.41

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

2.99

Printing Press Operators

2.84

Library Technicians

2.82

Sound Engineering Technicians

2.81

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

2.79

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

2.64

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

2.54
Occupations with the highest location quotient in El Centro, CA, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

53.17

Agricultural Equipment Operators

18.94

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

17.49

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

14.76

Power Plant Operators

11.49

Pharmacy Aides

6.78

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.81

Personal Care Aides

5.41

Agricultural Inspectors

5.37

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

5.05
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Eau Claire, WI, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

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

3.82

Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers

3.67

Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service

3.65

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

3.46

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

3.35

Millwrights

3.35

Nurse Anesthetists

3.30

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

3.19

Dental Laboratory Technicians

3.01

Firefighters

3.00
Occupations with the highest location quotient in East Stroudsburg, PA, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment

34.44

Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers

6.06

Baggage Porters and Bellhops

4.06

Protective Service Workers, All Other

3.83

Procurement Clerks

3.61

Amusement and Recreation Attendants

3.46

Couriers and Messengers

3.40

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

3.12

Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education

3.10

Lodging Managers

3.00
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Dutchess County-Putnam County, NY Metropolitan Division, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Correctional Officers and Jailers

4.99

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

4.60

Bailiffs

4.42

Word Processors and Typists

4.06

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

3.57

Special Education Teachers, Middle School

3.50

Legislators

3.14

Highway Maintenance Workers

3.00

Library Assistants, Clerical

2.98

Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary

2.92
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Durham-Chapel Hill, NC, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Sociologists

23.68

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary

14.87

Social Science Research Assistants

14.02

Anthropology and Archeology Teachers, Postsecondary

12.17

Natural Sciences Managers

11.83

Economics Teachers, Postsecondary

10.88

Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

10.00

Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary

9.32

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

9.24

Statisticians

9.19
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Duluth, MN-WI, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Wind Turbine Service Technicians

22.33

Foresters

8.48

Exercise Physiologists

6.25

Social and Human Service Assistants

4.56

Forest and Conservation Technicians

4.46

Biological Scientists, All Other

3.69

Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary

3.58

Radio and Television Announcers

3.53

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

3.43

Marriage and Family Therapists

3.42
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Dubuque, IA, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

8.66

Commercial and Industrial Designers

7.35

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

6.62

Drafters, All Other

5.77

Rehabilitation Counselors

5.57

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

5.13

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.05

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

4.42

Crane and Tower Operators

4.22

New Accounts Clerks

4.11
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Dover, DE, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Shampooers

10.24

Microbiologists

8.11

Urban and Regional Planners

7.25

Legal Support Workers, All Other

4.94

Civil Engineering Technicians

4.81

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks

4.50

Food Processing Workers, All Other

4.29

Credit Counselors

4.25

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

3.97

Helpers--Carpenters

3.96
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Dothan, AL, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

7.80

Pipelayers

5.68

Logging Equipment Operators

4.68

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

4.59

Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers

3.60

Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers

3.35

Radio and Television Announcers

3.32

Physical Therapist Assistants

3.24

Parts Salespersons

3.08

Legislators

3.02
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Model Makers, Metal and Plastic

13.85

Commercial and Industrial Designers

9.94

Mechanical Engineers

8.24

Tool and Die Makers

7.03

Mechanical Engineering Technicians

5.86

Industrial Engineers

4.78

Gas Plant Operators

4.18

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

3.98

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

3.50

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

3.17
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Detroit-Dearborn-Livonia, MI Metropolitan Division, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Model Makers, Metal and Plastic

8.76

Mechanical Engineers

7.42

Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers

6.15

Commercial and Industrial Designers

4.55

Tool and Die Makers

4.49

Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers

4.36

Mechanical Engineering Technicians

4.31

Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks

4.21

Millwrights

4.07

Home Appliance Repairers

4.07
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Agricultural Engineers

19.60

Soil and Plant Scientists

12.49

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

11.59

Actuaries

9.54

Animal Breeders

8.96

Agricultural Workers, All Other

7.68

Legislators

5.83

Insurance Underwriters

5.31

Statistical Assistants

5.13

Loan Interviewers and Clerks

5.09
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

6.62

Cartographers and Photogrammetrists

5.42

Financial Clerks, All Other

5.11

Plant and System Operators, All Other

4.59

Transportation Workers, All Other

4.52

Hydrologists

4.18

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

4.02

Information and Record Clerks, All Other

3.84

Geographers

3.61

Epidemiologists

3.56
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

7.09

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

5.57

Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other

4.92

Roofers

4.87

Motorcycle Mechanics

4.85

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

4.41

Commercial Pilots

4.35

Postsecondary Teachers, All Other

3.47

Pest Control Workers

3.24

Teachers and Instructors, All Other, Except Substitute Teachers

3.11
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Decatur, IL, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Dietetic Technicians

10.65

Counselors, All Other

7.80

Motorcycle Mechanics

6.40

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment

5.90

Social Workers, All Other

4.62

Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers

4.14

Production Workers, All Other

3.52

Mechanical Engineers

3.46

Funeral Attendants

3.09

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks

2.93
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Decatur, AL, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay

17.71

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

15.46

Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other

7.14

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

7.08

Materials Engineers

6.31

Helpers--Electricians

5.49

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

4.54

Chemical Technicians

4.21

Crane and Tower Operators

4.18

Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors

3.97
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Dayton, OH, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

9.61

Model Makers, Metal and Plastic

7.52

Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other

6.52

Aerospace Engineers

5.70

Engineers, All Other

5.26

Materials Engineers

5.25

Materials Scientists

4.45

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

4.02

Tool and Die Makers

3.86

Psychologists, All Other

3.64
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Pourers and Casters, Metal

11.22

Production Workers, All Other

10.51

Bridge and Lock Tenders

9.45

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

4.51

Helpers--Electricians

4.33

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

4.30

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

4.11

Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians

3.85

Dietetic Technicians

3.53

Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall

3.49
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

13.97

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

4.78

Helpers--Electricians

4.77

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.87

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

3.68

Pipelayers

3.42

Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers

3.27

Painters, Transportation Equipment

3.12

Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers

3.12

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

2.91
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Danville, IL, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

5.89

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

5.83

Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service

5.72

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

5.43

Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other

4.93

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks

2.77

Library Assistants, Clerical

2.61

Managers, All Other

2.57

Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other

2.54

Highway Maintenance Workers

2.43
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Dalton, GA, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

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

387.77

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

137.88

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

137.42

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

88.43

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

85.33

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

80.50

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

32.42

Sewing Machine Operators

10.91

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

8.47

Printing Press Operators

7.02
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Semiconductor Processors

4.65

Woodworkers, All Other

4.64

Barbers

4.11

Stonemasons

3.35

Riggers

3.21

Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers

3.11

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

3.04

Etchers and Engravers

2.95

Insurance Appraisers, Auto Damage

2.86

Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks

2.59
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Wellhead Pumpers

4.16

Woodworkers, All Other

3.91

Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles

3.83

Semiconductor Processors

3.74

Flight Attendants

3.60

Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers

3.52

Motion Picture Projectionists

3.21

Barbers

3.19

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

2.98

Riggers

2.73
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Cumberland, MD-WV, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

16.28

Correctional Officers and Jailers

7.16

Residential Advisors

5.68

Physical Therapist Assistants

5.12

Occupational Therapists

4.57

Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary

4.09

Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators

3.39

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary

3.33

Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary

3.21

Physical Therapist Aides

3.11
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Avionics Technicians

7.04

Travel Agents

6.24

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.06

Technical Writers

4.70

Air Traffic Controllers

4.55

Commercial Pilots

4.44

Helpers--Electricians

4.31

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

4.26

Aerospace Engineers

3.82

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

3.76
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Corvallis, OR, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Workers, All Other

74.07

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

26.99

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

24.28

Soil and Plant Scientists

23.30

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

19.77

Biological Technicians

17.34

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

14.40

Conservation Scientists

12.39

Logging Equipment Operators

8.71

Forest and Conservation Technicians

8.43
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Corpus Christi, TX, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

20.83

Helpers--Extraction Workers

10.62

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

9.45

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

7.97

Riggers

7.24

Crane and Tower Operators

6.45

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

6.20

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

5.98

Wellhead Pumpers

5.82

Millwrights

5.12
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Columbus, OH, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers

3.83

Office Machine Operators, Except Computer

3.81

Internists, General

3.75

Law Teachers, Postsecondary

3.70

Orthotists and Prosthetists

3.53

Sociologists

3.52

Surgeons

3.11

Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other

3.07

Commercial Pilots

2.97

Financial Examiners

2.76
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Columbus, IN, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

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

51.35

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

21.07

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

15.65

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

14.33

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

10.78

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

10.32

Tool and Die Makers

9.04

Helpers--Production Workers

7.38

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

6.62

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers

6.58
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Columbus, GA-AL, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

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

11.30

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

8.04

Education Administrators, All Other

7.82

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

5.47

Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists

4.95

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

4.60

Procurement Clerks

3.83

Real Estate Sales Agents

3.82

Chemical Technicians

3.05

Helpers--Electricians

2.95
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Columbia, SC, May 2017
Occupation Location Quotient

Nuclear Power Reactor Operators

17.29

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

12.21

Nuclear Technicians

10.34