Charts of occupations with the highest location quotient in each area, May 2016


Occupations with the highest location quotient in Virgin Islands, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

13.12

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

12.76

Tour Guides and Escorts

12.53

Baggage Porters and Bellhops

11.80

Transportation Security Screeners

9.54

Sailors and Marine Oilers

6.85

New Accounts Clerks

6.47

Chefs and Head Cooks

6.16

Budget Analysts

5.81

Lodging Managers

5.64
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Puerto Rico, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Radio Operators

47.75

Special Education Teachers, All Other

13.51

Farm and Home Management Advisors

13.05

Bailiffs

8.16

Word Processors and Typists

7.33

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

6.97

Sewing Machine Operators

6.54

Pharmacy Aides

6.42

Highway Maintenance Workers

6.18

Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other

6.11
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Guam, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers

16.44

Transportation Security Screeners

15.96

Education Administrators, All Other

14.53

Airfield Operations Specialists

14.10

Concierges

10.76

Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other

9.46

Tour Guides and Escorts

8.71

Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers

8.34

Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers

7.27

Occupational Health and Safety Technicians

7.14
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Wyoming, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Wellhead Pumpers

24.09

Choreographers

18.94

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

18.19

Gas Plant Operators

17.26

Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters

16.76

Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators

16.64

Extraction Workers, All Other

14.64

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

14.19

Boilermakers

14.19

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

13.95
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Wisconsin, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Floor Sanders and Finishers

9.24

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

7.37

Animal Scientists

6.30

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.66

Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

4.21

Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic

3.84

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

3.69

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

3.62

Animal Breeders

3.53

Food Batchmakers

3.38
Occupations with the highest location quotient in West Virginia, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Roof Bolters, Mining

82.92

Mine Shuttle Car Operators

63.96

Loading Machine Operators, Underground Mining

32.81

Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators

29.35

Extraction Workers, All Other

12.32

Log Graders and Scalers

12.00

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

10.64

Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators

10.54

Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other

10.38

Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters

10.19
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Washington, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Workers, All Other

8.50

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

5.14

Sailors and Marine Oilers

4.52

Tapers

4.48

Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers

4.20

Ship Engineers

3.81

Log Graders and Scalers

3.73

Nuclear Engineers

3.68

Home Economics Teachers, Postsecondary

3.58

Marine Engineers and Naval Architects

3.54
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Virginia, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Industrial-Organizational Psychologists

11.42

Mathematical Science Occupations, All Other

9.43

Marine Engineers and Naval Architects

7.86

Legal Support Workers, All Other

6.75

Mathematicians

6.40

Ship Engineers

5.81

Nuclear Engineers

5.78

Political Scientists

5.02

Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other

4.98

Information Security Analysts

4.45
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Vermont, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Solar Photovoltaic Installers

13.82

Industrial Engineering Technicians

9.19

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

6.80

Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary

5.74

Geography Teachers, Postsecondary

5.03

Highway Maintenance Workers

4.74

Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary

4.54

Craft Artists

4.50

Economics Teachers, Postsecondary

4.42

History Teachers, Postsecondary

4.35
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Utah, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists

4.89

Roof Bolters, Mining

4.68

Forest and Conservation Technicians

4.64

Travel Guides

4.60

Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks

4.53

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

4.21

Tile and Marble Setters

3.65

Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

3.58

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

3.57

Judicial Law Clerks

3.48
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Texas, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Petroleum Engineers

6.48

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

5.66

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

5.32

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

5.14

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

5.02

Helpers--Extraction Workers

4.54

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

4.47

Wellhead Pumpers

4.25

Wind Turbine Service Technicians

3.77

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

3.76
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Tennessee, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Medical Appliance Technicians

5.81

Model Makers, Metal and Plastic

5.16

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

5.01

Model Makers, Wood

4.79

Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons

4.72

Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other

4.55

Traffic Technicians

3.91

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

3.72

Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators

3.54

Nuclear Power Reactor Operators

3.51
Occupations with the highest location quotient in South Dakota, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Workers

28.58

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

13.10

Correspondence Clerks

11.28

Soil and Plant Scientists

10.58

Animal Scientists

9.63

Choreographers

9.53

Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products

8.81

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

7.69

Residential Advisors

7.16

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.81
Occupations with the highest location quotient in South Carolina, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorboat Operators

15.38

Tire Builders

11.95

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

11.13

Nuclear Technicians

9.30

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

7.54

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

7.21

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

6.68

Nuclear Power Reactor Operators

6.50

Nuclear Engineers

5.25

Model Makers, Metal and Plastic

4.53
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Rhode Island, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary

8.19

Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers

7.28

Mathematicians

6.44

Special Education Teachers, All Other

6.10

Therapists, All Other

5.16

Computer and Information Research Scientists

4.79

Psychiatrists

3.79

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.71

First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers

3.63

Protective Service Workers, All Other

3.18
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Pennsylvania, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Locomotive Firers

4.02

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

3.23

Nuclear Technicians

3.12

Pourers and Casters, Metal

2.99

Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators

2.87

Mine Shuttle Car Operators

2.75

Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons

2.64

Nuclear Engineers

2.60

Rock Splitters, Quarry

2.50

Word Processors and Typists

2.47
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Oregon, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Workers, All Other

37.51

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

23.83

Fallers

9.14

Log Graders and Scalers

8.64

Clergy

7.40

Religious Workers, All Other

6.85

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

6.72

Forest and Conservation Technicians

6.72

Woodworkers, All Other

6.37

Logging Equipment Operators

5.98
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Oklahoma, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

10.09

Gaming Managers

9.83

Rock Splitters, Quarry

9.36

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

9.17

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

8.57

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

8.21

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

7.87

Petroleum Engineers

7.64

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

7.32

Gaming Cage Workers

7.22
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Ohio, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

4.58

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

3.84

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

3.45

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

3.13

Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other

2.88

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

2.88

Tool and Die Makers

2.86

Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic

2.75

Radio Operators

2.74

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

2.54
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Dakota, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Extraction Workers, All Other

47.88

Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators

33.11

Wellhead Pumpers

20.60

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

19.43

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

19.08

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

17.91

Gas Plant Operators

14.60

Wind Turbine Service Technicians

14.44

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

14.03

Mining Machine Operators, All Other

13.50
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Carolina, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

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

8.67

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.81

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

6.71

Upholsterers

5.65

Real Estate Brokers

5.01

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

4.28

Fabric Menders, Except Garment

4.21

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary

4.21

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

3.69

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

3.24
Occupations with the highest location quotient in New York, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Fashion Designers

6.10

Transit and Railroad Police

4.76

Subway and Streetcar Operators

4.53

Word Processors and Typists

3.61

Actors

3.61

Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes

3.50

Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance

3.42

Bailiffs

3.42

Art Directors

3.39

Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers

3.38
Occupations with the highest location quotient in New Mexico, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Physicists

17.16

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

14.75

Wellhead Pumpers

11.00

Anthropologists and Archeologists

8.69

Nuclear Engineers

8.04

Slot Supervisors

7.55

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

7.33

Helpers--Extraction Workers

7.18

Physical Scientists, All Other

6.82

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

6.37
Occupations with the highest location quotient in New Jersey, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Shampooers

5.54

Biochemists and Biophysicists

4.30

Marriage and Family Therapists

3.92

Watch Repairers

3.54

Mathematical Science Occupations, All Other

3.32

Building Cleaning Workers, All Other

3.31

Communications Equipment Operators, All Other

3.03

Fire Inspectors and Investigators

2.99

Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants

2.98

Natural Sciences Managers

2.97
Occupations with the highest location quotient in New Hampshire, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

6.85

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

5.84

Correspondence Clerks

4.75

Air Traffic Controllers

4.16

Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary

4.06

Cooks, Short Order

3.83

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

3.30

Bicycle Repairers

3.12

Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians

2.93

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

2.92
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Nevada, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming Service Workers, All Other

33.57

Gaming Supervisors

28.70

Gaming Dealers

25.11

Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators

17.73

Slot Supervisors

17.31

Gaming Cage Workers

15.73

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

14.36

Gaming Managers

13.77

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

13.50

Dancers

12.42
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Nebraska, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

9.55

Dredge Operators

8.38

Soil and Plant Scientists

7.23

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

7.10

Farm and Home Management Advisors

7.01

Animal Scientists

6.87

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.62

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

6.39

Rail Car Repairers

5.95

Signal and Track Switch Repairers

4.85
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Montana, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

21.38

Rock Splitters, Quarry

15.14

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

11.78

Conservation Scientists

7.98

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

7.02

Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers

7.01

Foresters

6.90

Hydrologists

6.84

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

6.75

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

5.75
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Missouri, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers

5.11

Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants

5.02

Museum Technicians and Conservators

4.10

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

3.96

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

3.69

Loading Machine Operators, Underground Mining

3.65

Woodworkers, All Other

3.55

Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators

3.12

Embalmers

2.94

Pourers and Casters, Metal

2.83
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Mississippi, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists

18.23

Upholsterers

13.60

Fallers

11.92

Logging Equipment Operators

8.37

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

7.33

Slot Supervisors

6.67

Psychiatric Aides

6.65

Gaming Managers

6.61

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

6.39

Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers

6.14
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Minnesota, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Radio Operators

6.89

Locomotive Firers

4.28

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

3.68

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

3.50

Life Scientists, All Other

3.43

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

3.36

Signal and Track Switch Repairers

3.20

Etchers and Engravers

3.08

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

2.85

Biomedical Engineers

2.81
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Michigan, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Commercial and Industrial Designers

6.91

Model Makers, Metal and Plastic

6.36

Tool and Die Makers

5.91

Mechanical Engineers

4.91

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

4.24

Patternmakers, Wood

3.68

Industrial Engineers

3.46

Mechanical Engineering Technicians

3.34

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

3.23

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

3.19
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Massachusetts, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Biomedical Engineers

5.68

Industrial-Organizational Psychologists

4.86

Biological Scientists, All Other

3.99

Life Scientists, All Other

3.95

Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary

3.94

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

3.62

Travel Guides

3.54

Healthcare Social Workers

3.21

Statisticians

3.21

Pile-Driver Operators

3.12
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Maryland, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other

7.53

Court Reporters

7.34

Geographers

6.97

Building Cleaning Workers, All Other

6.92

Shampooers

6.26

Biological Scientists, All Other

5.37

Computer and Information Research Scientists

4.99

Subway and Streetcar Operators

4.90

Microbiologists

4.83

Statisticians

4.77
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Maine, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Marine Engineers and Naval Architects

10.20

Logging Equipment Operators

9.91

Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers

7.70

Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic

6.41

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

5.49

Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers

5.15

Fish and Game Wardens

4.39

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

4.09

Log Graders and Scalers

3.97

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

3.79
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Louisiana, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Commercial Divers

16.31

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

15.31

Riggers

14.84

Sailors and Marine Oilers

14.79

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

12.54

Bridge and Lock Tenders

11.75

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

10.68

Chemical Plant and System Operators

9.98

Pile-Driver Operators

8.66

Plant and System Operators, All Other

8.16
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Kentucky, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Mine Shuttle Car Operators

17.01

Roof Bolters, Mining

12.29

Mining Machine Operators, All Other

9.68

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

5.57

Embalmers

5.25

Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors

5.20

Farm and Home Management Advisors

4.98

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

4.60

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

4.33

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

4.12
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Kansas, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic

8.65

Wellhead Pumpers

6.47

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

5.32

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

5.21

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.29

Avionics Technicians

4.18

Rail Car Repairers

3.87

Agricultural Equipment Operators

3.76

Agricultural Inspectors

3.76

Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians

3.61
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Iowa, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Soil and Plant Scientists

10.21

Agricultural Workers, All Other

8.12

Food Processing Workers, All Other

7.51

Animal Breeders

7.51

Wind Turbine Service Technicians

7.15

Agricultural Engineers

6.87

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

6.35

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

6.10

Agricultural Equipment Operators

5.73

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.58
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Indiana, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

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

6.93

Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons

5.70

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

5.42

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

5.34

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

5.00

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

4.61

Therapists, All Other

4.49

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

4.20

Furniture Finishers

4.09

Team Assemblers

3.48
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Illinois, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Rail Transportation Workers, All Other

8.88

Occupational Therapy Aides

5.67

Production Workers, All Other

5.10

Advertising and Promotions Managers

3.02

Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers

2.89

Loading Machine Operators, Underground Mining

2.83

Dietetic Technicians

2.75

Flight Attendants

2.42

Therapists, All Other

2.41

Mine Shuttle Car Operators

2.37
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Idaho, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

16.41

Fallers

11.37

Nuclear Power Reactor Operators

10.59

Nuclear Technicians

10.17

Log Graders and Scalers

8.95

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

8.57

Foresters

8.36

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

6.92

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

6.87

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

6.57
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Hawaii, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Dancers

14.21

Astronomers

10.41

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

7.88

Tour Guides and Escorts

7.72

Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants

7.45

Baggage Porters and Bellhops

6.84

Tapers

5.83

Cooks, All Other

5.82

Anthropologists and Archeologists

5.65

Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers

5.58
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Georgia, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

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

11.74

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

7.34

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

6.56

Fabric Menders, Except Garment

6.32

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

5.37

Avionics Technicians

3.17

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.06

Transit and Railroad Police

2.90

Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers, Postsecondary

2.84

Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers

2.76
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Florida, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Special Education Teachers, All Other

6.22

Segmental Pavers

5.80

Motorboat Operators

5.40

Construction and Related Workers, All Other

5.12

Baggage Porters and Bellhops

4.12

Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other

3.13

Motion Picture Projectionists

2.84

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

2.67

Concierges

2.54

Psychiatric Technicians

2.51
Occupations with the highest location quotient in District of Columbia, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Political Scientists

119.19

Economists

76.50

Artists and Related Workers, All Other

31.43

Social Science Research Assistants

24.12

Marine Engineers and Naval Architects

19.95

Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other

18.04

Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary

16.00

Public Relations Specialists

14.57

Public Relations and Fundraising Managers

13.61

Law Teachers, Postsecondary

13.17
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Delaware, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

9.08

Shampooers

7.78

Paperhangers

5.95

Credit Analysts

5.04

Chemical Engineers

4.95

Legal Support Workers, All Other

4.65

Fire Inspectors and Investigators

4.26

Financial Analysts

4.04

Building Cleaning Workers, All Other

3.60

Chemical Technicians

3.11
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Connecticut, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

5.06

Actuaries

3.58

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

3.53

Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary

3.43

Athletes and Sports Competitors

3.38

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School

2.97

Choreographers

2.96

Insurance Underwriters

2.90

Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary

2.68

Fire Inspectors and Investigators

2.57
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Colorado, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Atmospheric and Space Scientists

9.05

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

4.92

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

4.01

Cartographers and Photogrammetrists

4.01

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

3.83

Hydrologists

3.68

Financial Clerks, All Other

3.58

Watch Repairers

3.42

Physicists

3.38

Conservation Scientists

3.19
Occupations with the highest location quotient in California, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

5.87

Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance

4.17

Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other

4.11

Film and Video Editors

3.95

Solar Photovoltaic Installers

3.84

Farm Labor Contractors

3.81

Material Moving Workers, All Other

3.51

Media and Communication Workers, All Other

3.38

Sociologists

3.37

Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes

3.26
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Arkansas, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists

11.20

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

9.60

Log Graders and Scalers

8.38

Food Processing Workers, All Other

7.69

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

5.55

Logging Equipment Operators

5.38

Embalmers

4.26

Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

4.21

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

3.97

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

3.95
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Arizona, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Astronomers

5.66

Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers

4.18

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

3.90

Stonemasons

3.42

Telemarketers

3.40

Tapers

3.38

Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators

3.38

Social Science Research Assistants

3.19

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

3.17

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

3.09
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Alaska, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Mining Machine Operators, All Other

84.99

Fishers and Related Fishing Workers

31.10

Extraction Workers, All Other

23.28

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

17.88

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

16.36

Ship Engineers

14.17

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

13.98

Commercial Divers

13.40

Transportation Workers, All Other

13.33

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

11.74
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Alabama, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Tire Builders

7.40

Logging Equipment Operators

6.15

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

6.02

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

5.58

Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic

5.47

Loading Machine Operators, Underground Mining

5.08

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

4.96

Aerospace Engineers

4.78

Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons

4.70

Roof Bolters, Mining

4.61
Occupations with the highest location quotient in East Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives

4.59

Sewing Machine Operators

3.41

First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers

3.34

Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants

3.15

Pharmacy Technicians

3.10

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

2.74

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers

2.65

Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop

2.58

Food Service Managers

2.44

First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers

2.33
Occupations with the highest location quotient in West Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Pharmacy Aides

26.74

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

9.01

First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers

6.05

Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs

5.77

Bakers

4.32

Industrial Engineers

3.62

Construction Laborers

3.26

Maintenance and Repair Workers, General

2.45

Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

2.21

Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants

1.92
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Central-Southeast Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

27.09

Forest and Conservation Technicians

12.17

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

9.77

Fence Erectors

8.72

Gas Plant Operators

7.05

Conservation Scientists

6.73

Lodging Managers

6.58

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

6.24

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

5.79

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

5.42
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeast Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters

73.30

Wellhead Pumpers

57.54

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

35.76

Gas Plant Operators

31.45

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

24.71

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

22.20

Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators

17.19

Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines

12.67

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

11.98

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

11.52
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators

42.80

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

39.92

Gas Plant Operators

35.03

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

28.57

Wellhead Pumpers

28.47

Choreographers

26.34

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

23.31

Chemical Plant and System Operators

19.05

Plant and System Operators, All Other

17.65

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

17.32
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Wellhead Pumpers

21.21

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

20.97

Plant and System Operators, All Other

17.59

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

16.11

Gas Plant Operators

15.26

Farm and Home Management Advisors

14.52

Curators

13.39

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

13.08

Helpers--Extraction Workers

8.93

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

8.10
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Western Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Bridge and Lock Tenders

15.42

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

10.10

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

9.03

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

7.41

Food Batchmakers

7.15

Psychiatric Technicians

6.37

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

5.67

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

5.55

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

5.35

Foresters

4.81
Occupations with the highest location quotient in South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic

18.78

Animal Scientists

10.22

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

6.73

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

6.02

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

5.71

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

5.59

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

5.56

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

5.32

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

5.17

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

5.17
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Animal Scientists

21.91

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

11.83

Foresters

9.58

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

8.63

Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic

8.45

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

8.44

Pourers and Casters, Metal

8.17

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

7.43

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

6.05

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

5.98
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Foresters

29.02

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

23.10

Logging Equipment Operators

21.00

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

18.14

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

11.31

Forest and Conservation Technicians

9.78

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

8.07

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

7.20

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

6.99

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

6.74
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators

86.39

Mine Shuttle Car Operators

83.65

Wellhead Pumpers

28.10

Loading Machine Operators, Underground Mining

21.56

Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other

16.79

Power Distributors and Dispatchers

16.20

Log Graders and Scalers

15.67

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

15.02

Helpers--Extraction Workers

12.47

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

10.03
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Log Graders and Scalers

65.95

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

24.12

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

13.84

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

13.79

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

13.69

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

12.82

Helpers--Extraction Workers

8.94

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

7.11

Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators

7.01

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

6.95
Occupations with the highest location quotient in East Washington nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

19.75

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

19.22

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

18.14

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

15.62

Agricultural Equipment Operators

14.50

Power Distributors and Dispatchers

12.29

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

11.40

Cooks, All Other

9.75

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

9.50

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

8.18
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Central Washington nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Workers, All Other

54.72

Forest and Conservation Technicians

39.18

Wind Turbine Service Technicians

33.50

Foresters

24.00

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

20.26

Conservation Scientists

19.81

Logging Equipment Operators

19.50

Commercial Pilots

18.17

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

9.67

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

6.66
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Washington nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Log Graders and Scalers

89.20

Logging Equipment Operators

41.87

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

20.39

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

16.51

Millwrights

15.71

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

15.21

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

12.15

Gaming Cage Workers

10.10

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

8.75

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

7.49
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwest Washington nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Workers, All Other

55.37

Farm and Home Management Advisors

13.18

Logging Equipment Operators

9.74

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

8.99

Riggers

8.17

Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners

7.03

Upholsterers

6.97

Conservation Scientists

6.95

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

4.68

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

4.55
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

14.78

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

8.82

Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

7.40

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.48

Boilermakers

5.88

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

5.32

Sewing Machine Operators

5.30

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

4.61

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

4.60

Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary

4.10
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeast Virginia nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Computer and Information Research Scientists

65.98

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

22.52

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

18.37

Helpers--Carpenters

12.65

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

11.37

Food Processing Workers, All Other

10.10

Agricultural Inspectors

10.03

Engineers, All Other

9.68

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

9.54

Aerospace Engineers

9.35
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

24.86

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

12.20

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

10.74

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

10.42

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

9.95

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

7.88

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay

6.92

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

6.51

Correctional Officers and Jailers

6.26

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

5.25
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

19.61

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

12.54

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

12.04

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

9.85

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

8.84

Helpers--Extraction Workers

7.50

Upholsterers

7.39

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

7.35

Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters

6.88

Bailiffs

6.62
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary

12.08

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers

9.33

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

7.73

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

7.19

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

5.74

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

5.51

Conservation Scientists

5.41

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

5.21

Civil Engineering Technicians

5.05

Drafters, All Other

5.03
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Solar Photovoltaic Installers

18.72

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

11.34

Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers

8.16

Highway Maintenance Workers

7.32

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

5.86

Foresters

5.70

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

5.51

Crossing Guards

5.50

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

5.36

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

5.30
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Roof Bolters, Mining

82.79

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

38.17

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

37.06

Forest and Conservation Technicians

31.72

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

30.10

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

24.37

Wellhead Pumpers

22.85

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

19.56

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

19.37

Airfield Operations Specialists

12.82
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Utah nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

44.31

Lodging Managers

14.79

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

12.31

Tour Guides and Escorts

8.39

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

7.45

Social and Human Service Assistants

5.29

Nonfarm Animal Caretakers

4.64

Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

4.20

Sheet Metal Workers

4.16

Highway Maintenance Workers

3.65
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Central Utah nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

45.36

Legislators

11.24

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

9.62

Correctional Officers and Jailers

6.35

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.03

Teacher Assistants

4.41

Highway Maintenance Workers

4.36

Social and Human Service Assistants

4.31

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

4.18

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks

4.01
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Wasatch Back nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants

8.11

Concierges

6.35

Lodging Managers

5.55

Real Estate Sales Agents

5.32

Recreation Workers

5.00

Amusement and Recreation Attendants

4.87

Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators

4.55

Substitute Teachers

4.31

Massage Therapists

4.26

Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers

4.15
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Coastal Plains Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

39.19

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

35.96

Helpers--Extraction Workers

25.80

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

19.36

Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers

18.97

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

15.63

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

13.19

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

13.09

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

10.49

Chemical Engineers

10.27
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Border Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

33.26

Helpers--Extraction Workers

32.97

Wellhead Pumpers

20.91

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

11.43

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

7.81

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

7.09

Personal Care Aides

4.96

Commercial Pilots

4.63

Civil Engineering Technicians

4.16

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

4.00
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Hill Country Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Psychiatric Aides

17.75

Helpers--Extraction Workers

14.45

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

11.52

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

10.41

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

8.24

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

8.03

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

6.61

Power Plant Operators

6.20

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary

5.68

Fish and Game Wardens

5.27
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Big Thicket Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Woodworkers, All Other

22.20

Logging Equipment Operators

15.29

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

14.99

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

9.76

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

7.61

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

7.54

Correctional Officers and Jailers

6.00

Foresters

5.15

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

4.85

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

4.65
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

13.18

Helpers--Extraction Workers

9.10

Psychiatric Aides

6.57

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

6.27

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

6.20

Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic

5.93

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

5.91

Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary

5.90

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

5.47

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

5.21
Occupations with the highest location quotient in West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Agricultural Equipment Operators

41.78

Wind Turbine Service Technicians

40.19

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

36.09

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

34.59

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

33.07

Helpers--Extraction Workers

30.88

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

29.33

Wellhead Pumpers

29.23

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

20.95

Gas Plant Operators

15.72
Occupations with the highest location quotient in East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons

45.45

Plant and System Operators, All Other

9.36

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

7.66

Amusement and Recreation Attendants

6.99

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

6.81

Lodging Managers

6.64

Electro-Mechanical Technicians

5.85

Tour Guides and Escorts

5.58

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

5.47

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

5.18
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Log Graders and Scalers

20.23

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

8.93

Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other

8.93

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

6.82

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

5.72

Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors

5.34

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.26

Team Assemblers

4.86

Sewing Machine Operators

4.36

Meter Readers, Utilities

4.28
Occupations with the highest location quotient in South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Team Assemblers

7.06

Logging Equipment Operators

6.78

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

6.75

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.52

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

6.32

Tool and Die Makers

5.82

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

5.75

Mechanical Engineering Technicians

5.03

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

5.02

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

4.84
Occupations with the highest location quotient in West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

16.96

Plant and System Operators, All Other

10.66

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

9.58

Logging Equipment Operators

8.55

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

6.80

Maintenance Workers, Machinery

6.58

Agricultural Equipment Operators

6.55

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

6.41

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

5.44

Residential Advisors

5.38
Occupations with the highest location quotient in West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Workers

60.83

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

23.00

Fish and Game Wardens

21.15

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

17.64

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

16.78

Gaming Cage Workers

16.20

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

15.75

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

15.27

Soil and Plant Scientists

13.86

Conservation Scientists

13.25
Occupations with the highest location quotient in East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Workers

47.85

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

37.39

Animal Scientists

23.64

Soil and Plant Scientists

19.65

Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products

18.51

Farm and Home Management Advisors

15.88

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

13.37

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

12.55

Choreographers

11.34

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

10.21
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

24.58

Residential Advisors

5.21

Legislators

4.91

Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary

3.79

Industrial Engineers

3.74

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.56

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School

3.55

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

3.47

Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians

3.05

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

3.03
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

29.04

Agricultural Equipment Operators

14.33

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

11.93

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

6.84

Funeral Attendants

5.95

Correctional Officers and Jailers

5.94

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

5.06

Legislators

4.87

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

4.51

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

4.30
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

44.42

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

36.99

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

15.52

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

13.39

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

11.08

Funeral Service Managers

10.92

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

10.05

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

8.92

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

6.61

Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall

6.17
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

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

51.66

Logging Equipment Operators

49.46

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

12.28

Funeral Attendants

6.64

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

6.16

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

6.02

Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners

6.01

Sewing Machine Operators

5.02

Pest Control Workers

4.65

Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors

4.39
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Furniture Finishers

15.65

Pourers and Casters, Metal

14.75

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

11.60

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

10.78

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

9.65

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

7.29

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

6.88

Highway Maintenance Workers

6.11

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

5.93

Correctional Officers and Jailers

5.44
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Rock Splitters, Quarry

36.02

Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators

28.74

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

15.24

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

12.69

Wellhead Pumpers

12.08

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

11.95

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

11.18

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

10.43

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

8.53

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

8.12
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Mine Shuttle Car Operators

57.90

Roof Bolters, Mining

49.37

Loading Machine Operators, Underground Mining

33.24

Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators

18.54

Wellhead Pumpers

16.94

Helpers--Extraction Workers

16.14

Mining Machine Operators, All Other

16.11

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

13.86

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

11.02

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

9.27
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

53.55

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

34.25

Agricultural Equipment Operators

26.23

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

19.92

Food Processing Workers, All Other

13.45

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

13.19

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

12.26

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

10.12

Plant and System Operators, All Other

9.55

Foresters

8.98
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

46.20

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

30.91

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

16.64

Woodworkers, All Other

16.11

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

14.50

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

14.11

Foresters

13.69

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

12.72

Power Distributors and Dispatchers

11.92

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

11.66
Occupations with the highest location quotient in South Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Workers, All Other

271.14

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

50.75

Logging Equipment Operators

41.73

Woodworkers, All Other

24.61

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

18.68

Forest and Conservation Technicians

17.39

Foresters

16.75

Material Moving Workers, All Other

15.86

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

15.59

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

15.51
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Workers, All Other

157.14

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

39.41

Logging Equipment Operators

28.47

Clergy

14.43

Foresters

12.10

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

8.64

Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants

7.02

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

6.23

Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

5.89

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

5.48
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

26.67

Gaming Cage Workers

24.04

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

18.67

Gaming Supervisors

15.85

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

15.82

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

12.43

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

12.33

Wellhead Pumpers

10.72

Helpers--Extraction Workers

7.56

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

6.64
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

49.08

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

29.45

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

23.95

Petroleum Engineers

19.05

Agricultural Equipment Operators

17.42

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

13.57

Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators

12.03

Occupational Therapy Aides

9.35

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

8.71

Gas Plant Operators

8.17
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

26.73

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

23.01

Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary

22.86

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

18.51

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

14.94

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

14.28

Gaming Managers

13.34

Petroleum Engineers

11.31

Wellhead Pumpers

11.13

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

11.12
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

50.66

Gaming Managers

26.76

Gaming Cage Workers

26.11

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

17.90

Slot Supervisors

12.14

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

11.62

Gaming Supervisors

10.31

Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators

5.52

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.49

Gaming Dealers

5.37
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southern Ohio non-metropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Fallers

12.51

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

7.37

Plant and System Operators, All Other

7.06

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

6.93

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School

6.23

Painters, Transportation Equipment

5.19

Power Plant Operators

5.14

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

5.12

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

4.90

Emergency Management Directors

4.57
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators

32.83

Woodworkers, All Other

16.95

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

13.03

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

10.41

Wellhead Pumpers

7.18

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

6.95

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

6.47

Helpers--Extraction Workers

6.35

Gas Plant Operators

6.12

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

5.88
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Northeastern Ohio non-metropolitan area (non-contiguous), May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Furniture Finishers

12.38

Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers

11.00

Model Makers, Metal and Plastic

9.88

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

9.60

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

8.75

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

7.87

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

7.56

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

6.85

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

6.52

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

6.50
Occupations with the highest location quotient in West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Tire Builders

14.51

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

12.82

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

12.09

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

11.07

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

10.47

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

10.01

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

9.02

Pourers and Casters, Metal

8.64

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

8.48

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

8.46
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Far East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Agricultural Equipment Operators

35.86

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

22.09

Soil and Plant Scientists

20.46

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

11.80

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

11.40

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

10.74

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

9.64

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

6.67

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School

5.36

Postal Service Clerks

4.44
Occupations with the highest location quotient in East Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

30.59

Agricultural Equipment Operators

11.83

Conservation Scientists

10.76

Agricultural Inspectors

10.08

Residential Advisors

8.46

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

8.28

Bailiffs

7.98

Highway Maintenance Workers

6.08

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

5.81

Education Administrators, All Other

5.52
Occupations with the highest location quotient in West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

35.50

Forest and Conservation Workers

31.63

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

25.20

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

22.76

Extraction Workers, All Other

21.18

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

18.25

Wellhead Pumpers

18.19

Power Plant Operators

15.27

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

13.43

Chemical Plant and System Operators

10.65
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

120.79

Wellhead Pumpers

116.83

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

100.94

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

99.07

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

58.99

Gas Plant Operators

31.56

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

28.92

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

21.56

Helpers--Extraction Workers

18.30

Maintenance Workers, Machinery

13.23
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary

9.85

Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

7.01

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

5.62

Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary

5.31

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

5.09

Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary

4.52

Forest and Conservation Technicians

4.51

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

4.33

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

4.33

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers

4.17
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

25.60

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

21.63

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

16.03

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

10.44

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

9.57

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary

9.31

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

9.01

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

8.57

Fallers

8.41

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

6.82
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

23.89

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

9.76

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

8.70

Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other

7.21

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.64

Real Estate Brokers

6.47

Avionics Technicians

6.34

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary

6.20

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.87

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

5.31
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

39.67

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

16.83

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

12.20

Floor Sanders and Finishers

11.99

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

10.62

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

8.85

Agricultural Workers, All Other

8.58

Fallers

8.43

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

8.35

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

7.74
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Legislators

11.96

Historians

10.20

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

8.37

Highway Maintenance Workers

7.83

Word Processors and Typists

6.65

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

5.69

Animal Control Workers

5.54

Furniture Finishers

5.49

Industrial Engineering Technicians

5.48

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

5.18
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Central New York nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Historians

20.06

Legislators

11.64

Rehabilitation Counselors

10.21

Highway Maintenance Workers

7.91

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

7.78

Music Directors and Composers

6.82

Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

6.50

Word Processors and Typists

6.08

Animal Control Workers

5.98

Foresters

5.94
Occupations with the highest location quotient in East Central New York nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Legislators

14.37

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

11.88

Highway Maintenance Workers

11.52

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

11.38

Correctional Officers and Jailers

9.99

Word Processors and Typists

7.32

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School

5.57

Protective Service Workers, All Other

5.56

Postal Service Clerks

4.34

Bus Drivers, School or Special Client

4.23
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers

20.05

Historians

19.17

Bridge and Lock Tenders

13.44

Fish and Game Wardens

11.50

Legislators

10.46

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

8.36

Correctional Officers and Jailers

8.16

Psychiatric Aides

7.62

Highway Maintenance Workers

7.32

Word Processors and Typists

7.15
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Los Alamos County, New Mexico nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Physicists

714.02

Nuclear Engineers

276.01

Computer and Information Research Scientists

106.03

Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other

82.64

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

39.97

Engineers, All Other

29.79

Information Security Analysts

18.96

Occupational Health and Safety Specialists

14.97

Mechanical Drafters

14.28

Architectural and Engineering Managers

9.18
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

42.22

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

24.12

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

12.01

Helpers--Extraction Workers

10.31

Food Batchmakers

7.92

Legislators

6.64

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

5.20

Highway Maintenance Workers

5.06

Postal Service Clerks

4.67

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

4.57
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

72.00

Wellhead Pumpers

46.49

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

34.70

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

28.89

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

26.46

Rail Transportation Workers, All Other

12.52

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

12.41

Gas Plant Operators

8.73

Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door

8.09

Plant and System Operators, All Other

7.05
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

22.72

Foresters

11.88

Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers

10.96

Anthropologists and Archeologists

10.21

Recreational Therapists

8.95

Education Administrators, All Other

8.85

Personal Care Aides

6.04

Community Health Workers

5.58

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

5.57

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

5.54
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary

7.81

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

7.26

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

5.35

Cooks, Short Order

5.11

Legislators

4.60

Education Teachers, Postsecondary

3.94

Industrial Engineering Technicians

3.73

Writers and Authors

3.59

Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary

3.51

Highway Maintenance Workers

3.38
Occupations with the highest location quotient in West Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

18.36

Biological Technicians

7.98

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

6.68

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

5.80

Lodging Managers

5.39

Physical Scientists, All Other

5.38

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

5.19

Mechanical Engineering Technicians

4.98

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

4.92

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

4.90
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

6.55

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

6.43

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.13

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

5.97

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

5.19

New Accounts Clerks

4.96

Cooks, Short Order

4.83

Financial Clerks, All Other

3.98

Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers

3.91

Stonemasons

3.60
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

12.28

Power Plant Operators

9.68

Highway Maintenance Workers

7.54

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

6.95

Forest and Conservation Technicians

5.46

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

5.17

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

5.13

Lodging Managers

4.07

Occupational Therapists

3.84

Postal Service Clerks

3.46
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Nevada nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators

530.08

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

384.43

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

119.27

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

83.98

Helpers--Extraction Workers

75.93

Gaming Service Workers, All Other

30.58

Slot Supervisors

29.64

Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines

27.49

Gaming Cage Workers

21.89

Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters

19.05
Occupations with the highest location quotient in South Nevada nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming Service Workers, All Other

53.08

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

49.90

Gaming Supervisors

34.83

Gaming Managers

27.63

Gaming Cage Workers

22.37

Slot Supervisors

22.23

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

19.61

Gaming Dealers

17.76

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

17.44

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

15.75
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

20.08

Agricultural Equipment Operators

18.77

Legislators

10.38

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

9.74

Gas Plant Operators

9.51

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

8.50

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

8.25

Highway Maintenance Workers

6.03

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

5.38

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

4.87
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

24.07

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

17.11

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

15.17

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

14.30

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

12.33

Soil and Plant Scientists

12.27

Agricultural Equipment Operators

11.23

Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products

11.20

Proofreaders and Copy Markers

10.30

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

8.53
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

22.09

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

19.81

Soil and Plant Scientists

19.52

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

13.50

Agricultural Equipment Operators

11.18

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

9.00

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

8.63

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

8.47

Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers

7.72

Conservation Scientists

7.07
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

24.21

Agricultural Equipment Operators

23.00

Rail Car Repairers

19.86

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

17.05

Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers

9.62

Radio and Television Announcers

9.58

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

7.65

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

7.26

Highway Maintenance Workers

6.61

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

4.23
Occupations with the highest location quotient in West Montana nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Rock Splitters, Quarry

58.12

Forest and Conservation Technicians

45.24

Logging Equipment Operators

18.97

Foresters

16.35

Woodworkers, All Other

9.78

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

7.85

Conservation Scientists

6.91

Biological Scientists, All Other

6.76

Microbiologists

6.56

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

6.42
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Montana nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

20.63

Psychiatric Aides

14.05

Hydrologists

13.24

Conservation Scientists

10.85

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

8.46

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

8.30

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

7.01

Drafters, All Other

5.98

Foresters

5.75

Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other

4.84
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Central Montana nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Wellhead Pumpers

23.87

Plant and System Operators, All Other

16.43

Forest and Conservation Technicians

15.15

Conservation Scientists

14.54

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

14.25

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

13.59

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

13.12

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

12.23

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

12.06

Legislators

9.11
Occupations with the highest location quotient in East Montana nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

22.36

Forest and Conservation Technicians

20.82

Wellhead Pumpers

19.97

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

18.60

Gas Plant Operators

17.49

Conservation Scientists

16.43

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

13.27

Soil and Plant Scientists

13.18

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

11.73

Petroleum Engineers

10.77
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers

93.20

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

13.69

Travel Agents

12.29

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

8.65

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

7.75

Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers

7.62

Musicians and Singers

7.03

Actors

6.87

Agricultural Inspectors

6.60

Audio and Video Equipment Technicians

6.47
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Rock Splitters, Quarry

17.26

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

14.50

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

12.16

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

11.67

Helpers--Extraction Workers

9.61

Forest and Conservation Workers

9.11

Agricultural Equipment Operators

8.90

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

6.72

Foresters

6.59

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.46
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Missouri nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Woodworkers, All Other

15.80

Food Batchmakers

12.51

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

9.02

Power Distributors and Dispatchers

5.93

Conservation Scientists

5.86

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

5.79

Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors

4.90

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

4.83

Highway Maintenance Workers

4.55

Correctional Officers and Jailers

4.40
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

9.09

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

6.68

Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers

6.13

Radio and Television Announcers

5.75

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.86

Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other

4.66

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

4.58

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

4.51

Upholsterers

4.40

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

4.35
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

38.03

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

15.95

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

12.24

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School

11.44

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

10.55

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

10.27

Fire Inspectors and Investigators

9.99

Gaming Supervisors

8.64

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

8.32

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

7.92
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists

35.96

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

27.64

Logging Equipment Operators

24.72

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

18.06

Psychiatric Aides

14.87

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

8.24

Millwrights

6.45

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

5.59

Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors

5.53

Foresters

5.11
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

25.56

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

10.15

Logging Equipment Operators

7.64

Agricultural Equipment Operators

6.43

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

6.28

Correctional Officers and Jailers

5.94

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

4.60

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

4.42

Meter Readers, Utilities

4.39

Legislators

4.39
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Upholsterers

63.05

Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists

22.46

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

20.16

Farm and Home Management Advisors

19.97

Fallers

15.82

Sewing Machine Operators

13.74

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

13.55

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

11.24

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

9.05

Home Economics Teachers, Postsecondary

8.06
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

11.16

Food Processing Workers, All Other

8.61

Food Scientists and Technologists

7.99

Agricultural Equipment Operators

6.91

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.82

Agricultural Inspectors

6.77

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

6.71

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

5.78

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

5.75

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

5.30
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

16.06

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

9.48

Soil and Plant Scientists

9.29

Agricultural Equipment Operators

7.94

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

6.93

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

6.34

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

6.28

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.16

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

5.90

Prepress Technicians and Workers

5.32
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

25.98

Foresters

23.18

Forest and Conservation Technicians

11.92

Power Plant Operators

8.57

Legislators

7.91

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

7.89

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

7.03

Millwrights

5.91

Highway Maintenance Workers

5.79

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.64
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

9.33

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

6.98

Foresters

5.85

Forest and Conservation Workers

5.74

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

5.32

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

4.86

Legislators

4.70

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.29

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

4.28

Hydrologists

4.18
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

12.29

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

7.80

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

6.63

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

5.89

Industrial Engineering Technicians

5.62

Tool and Die Makers

5.38

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.02

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

4.98

Team Assemblers

4.33

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

4.32
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Wellhead Pumpers

11.03

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

6.66

Court Reporters

6.08

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.94

Nurse Anesthetists

5.89

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

5.28

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

4.93

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

3.91

Logging Equipment Operators

3.90

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

3.50
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

16.47

Foresters

9.58

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

8.58

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

7.93

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

6.57

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

6.30

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

6.14

Gas Plant Operators

5.06

Chiropractors

4.78

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

4.50
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Fallers

26.48

Logging Equipment Operators

17.51

Foresters

16.85

Slot Supervisors

16.76

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

14.70

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

10.96

Gaming Cage Workers

9.23

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

7.49

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

6.98

Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate

6.61
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Machinists

6.33

Team Assemblers

4.01

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

3.95

Personal Care Aides

3.81

Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School

3.57

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

3.55

Teacher Assistants

3.36

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

2.91

Tellers

2.84

Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education

2.82
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Tour Guides and Escorts

11.08

Music Directors and Composers

9.18

Mental Health Counselors

6.77

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

5.96

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.88

Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists

4.75

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

4.63

Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate

4.60

Cooks, Short Order

4.17

Firefighters

4.11
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers

3.99

First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers

3.85

Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education

3.74

Recreation Workers

3.07

Firefighters

2.65

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

2.63

Carpenters

2.58

Self-Enrichment Education Teachers

2.55

Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

2.38

Chief Executives

2.29
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

15.75

Tour Guides and Escorts

11.24

Lodging Managers

8.42

Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers

8.18

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

7.34

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

6.78

Legislators

4.91

Firefighters

4.83

Library Technicians

4.52

Fundraisers

4.26
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Garrett County, Maryland nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

11.62

Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors

3.79

Residential Advisors

3.74

Carpenters

3.29

Bakers

2.59

Nursing Assistants

2.59

Construction Laborers

2.58

Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists

2.52

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

2.49

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

2.37
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Upper Eastern Shore of Maryland nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

14.67

Court Reporters

11.07

Home Appliance Repairers

6.38

Conservation Scientists

6.31

Food Servers, Nonrestaurant

4.62

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

4.26

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

3.95

Funeral Attendants

3.92

Marriage and Family Therapists

3.80

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

2.96
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Marine Engineers and Naval Architects

27.20

Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers

16.10

Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers

15.01

Logging Equipment Operators

13.33

Fish and Game Wardens

7.49

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment

7.34

Mechanical Drafters

7.12

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

6.03

Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall

4.97

Animal Control Workers

4.93
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

36.18

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

15.37

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

9.63

Foresters

7.84

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

7.79

Lodging Managers

7.41

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

6.16

Food Processing Workers, All Other

5.26

Highway Maintenance Workers

4.90

Production Workers, All Other

4.74
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Sailors and Marine Oilers

30.67

Riggers

26.29

Plant and System Operators, All Other

15.63

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

14.62

Special Education Teachers, All Other

11.07

Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks

10.15

Counselors, All Other

8.50

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

7.12

Crane and Tower Operators

6.95

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

6.90
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Bridge and Lock Tenders

40.12

Counselors, All Other

19.41

Logging Equipment Operators

17.80

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

9.65

Chemical Plant and System Operators

8.17

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

7.24

Special Education Teachers, All Other

6.66

Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers

6.31

Meter Readers, Utilities

6.22

Special Education Teachers, Preschool

5.99
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Log Graders and Scalers

62.92

Logging Equipment Operators

38.38

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

14.22

Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers, All Other

12.04

Transportation Workers, All Other

11.41

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

11.32

Gaming Service Workers, All Other

11.30

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

9.34

Riggers

7.76

Plant and System Operators, All Other

7.22
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Washington Parish, Louisiana nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Counselors, All Other

18.25

Helpers--Electricians

12.56

Food Preparation Workers

4.30

Bus Drivers, School or Special Client

3.65

Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria

3.48

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses

3.18

Personal Care Aides

2.91

Postal Service Mail Carriers

2.87

Home Health Aides

2.73

Cashiers

2.66
Occupations with the highest location quotient in East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Mine Shuttle Car Operators

170.53

Roof Bolters, Mining

115.41

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

58.43

Mining Machine Operators, All Other

30.91

Wellhead Pumpers

24.39

Extraction Workers, All Other

22.98

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

16.30

Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors

8.28

Gas Plant Operators

7.93

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

6.73
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

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

11.17

Budget Analysts

10.04

Bailiffs

9.20

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

5.67

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

5.65

Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

4.90

Anthropology and Archeology Teachers, Postsecondary

4.73

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

4.47

Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall

4.14

Team Assemblers

3.83
Occupations with the highest location quotient in South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

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

10.42

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

9.61

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

7.40

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.91

Bailiffs

6.43

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.04

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

5.20

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

4.80

Meter Readers, Utilities

4.66

Radio and Television Announcers

4.55
Occupations with the highest location quotient in West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Mine Shuttle Car Operators

93.55

Roof Bolters, Mining

64.70

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

28.98

Sailors and Marine Oilers

18.61

Extraction Workers, All Other

18.30

Plant and System Operators, All Other

9.10

Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other

8.34

Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors

7.26

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

6.69

Chemical Plant and System Operators

6.42
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southeast Kansas nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Wellhead Pumpers

14.40

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

8.48

Postsecondary Teachers, All Other

5.87

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

5.59

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

5.48

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

5.28

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

5.16

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.98

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

4.90

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

4.88
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeast Kansas nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Agricultural Equipment Operators

12.74

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

11.87

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

8.96

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

4.95

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

4.81

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School

4.55

Legislators

4.06

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

3.92

Emergency Management Directors

3.74

Maintenance Workers, Machinery

3.63
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwest Kansas nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Wellhead Pumpers

27.17

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

25.61

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

18.15

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

16.58

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

16.50

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

15.67

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

15.54

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

15.39

Agricultural Equipment Operators

12.74

Farm and Home Management Advisors

9.71
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Kansas nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

42.22

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

40.30

Wellhead Pumpers

32.55

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

22.54

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

20.24

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

15.88

Food Processing Workers, All Other

14.92

Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products

14.18

Gas Plant Operators

10.99

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

10.74
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Food Processing Workers, All Other

37.23

Agricultural Workers, All Other

18.35

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

8.90

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

8.90

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

7.86

Millwrights

7.28

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

6.85

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

6.80

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

6.42

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

6.26
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Agricultural Equipment Operators

23.31

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

18.51

Soil and Plant Scientists

6.46

Conservation Scientists

4.98

Forest and Conservation Technicians

4.81

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

4.73

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

4.48

Highway Maintenance Workers

4.27

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

4.25

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks

3.91
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Wind Turbine Service Technicians

24.46

Agricultural Equipment Operators

18.35

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

15.38

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

14.33

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

13.67

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

12.50

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

9.95

Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products

7.99

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

6.56

Agricultural Inspectors

5.80
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Wind Turbine Service Technicians

40.17

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

15.24

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

12.92

Agricultural Equipment Operators

11.41

Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters

8.47

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

6.90

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

5.67

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

5.38

Food Processing Workers, All Other

5.11

Soil and Plant Scientists

5.04
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters

38.16

Furniture Finishers

28.94

Rock Splitters, Quarry

18.60

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

11.87

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

11.57

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

8.23

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

7.61

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay

7.45

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

6.86

Team Assemblers

6.70
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic

18.46

Pourers and Casters, Metal

9.55

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

8.98

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

8.71

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

8.60

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

7.13

Tool and Die Makers

6.55

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

5.91

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

5.70

Millwrights

5.64
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

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

10.56

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

10.13

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

9.86

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

9.06

Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic

8.63

Traffic Technicians

8.61

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

8.41

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

7.83

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

7.57

Team Assemblers

7.47
Occupations with the highest location quotient in South Illinois nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Roof Bolters, Mining

43.70

Bridge and Lock Tenders

15.03

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

11.99

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

10.84

Psychiatric Technicians

10.12

Dietetic Technicians

8.62

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

8.23

Physical Therapist Aides

7.68

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

6.74

Correctional Officers and Jailers

6.00
Occupations with the highest location quotient in East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers

20.60

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

9.51

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

9.43

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

8.05

Agricultural Equipment Operators

7.76

Production Workers, All Other

7.18

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

6.41

Gas Plant Operators

5.73

Highway Maintenance Workers

5.24

Printing Press Operators

5.07
Occupations with the highest location quotient in West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Bridge and Lock Tenders

10.12

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

9.73

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

7.53

Agricultural Equipment Operators

6.17

Dietetic Technicians

5.44

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

5.37

Correctional Officers and Jailers

5.26

Production Workers, All Other

5.09

Legislators

4.87

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

4.83
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Dietetic Technicians

10.87

Nuclear Engineers

8.49

Legislators

8.42

Counselors, All Other

7.33

Agricultural Equipment Operators

6.66

Production Workers, All Other

6.16

Chemical Plant and System Operators

4.78

Soil and Plant Scientists

4.76

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

4.66

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

4.65
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southeast Idaho nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Agricultural Workers, All Other

39.14

Forest and Conservation Technicians

38.17

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

32.03

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

10.80

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

8.03

Conservation Scientists

7.56

Soil and Plant Scientists

6.60

Rehabilitation Counselors

6.19

Legislators

6.08

Telemarketers

5.76
Occupations with the highest location quotient in South Central Idaho nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

15.30

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

14.99

Forest and Conservation Technicians

14.85

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

13.52

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

10.80

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

10.74

Agricultural Equipment Operators

9.77

Food Scientists and Technologists

7.39

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

6.14

Rehabilitation Counselors

4.23
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Idaho nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

89.81

Logging Equipment Operators

24.44

Power Plant Operators

22.25

Biological Technicians

6.83

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

6.20

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

6.07

Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate

4.74

Highway Maintenance Workers

4.56

Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education

4.32

Legislators

4.24
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Panhandle of Idaho nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Fallers

152.17

Log Graders and Scalers

86.76

Forest and Conservation Technicians

58.44

Foresters

52.34

Logging Equipment Operators

44.51

Helpers--Extraction Workers

26.38

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

25.65

Cooks, All Other

12.49

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

8.27

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

8.26
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Astronomers

33.86

Agricultural Workers, All Other

17.21

Stonemasons

16.66

Tour Guides and Escorts

15.09

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

10.80

Anthropologists and Archeologists

10.08

Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants

10.02

Baggage Porters and Bellhops

9.74

Dancers

8.93

Transportation Security Screeners

8.61
Occupations with the highest location quotient in South Georgia nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

17.74

Log Graders and Scalers

16.63

Logging Equipment Operators

12.88

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

11.92

Agricultural Equipment Operators

10.82

Fish and Game Wardens

10.39

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

9.92

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

7.28

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

7.11

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.24
Occupations with the highest location quotient in East Georgia nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Log Graders and Scalers

20.60

Logging Equipment Operators

18.86

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

12.68

Fish and Game Wardens

12.15

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

8.08

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

7.08

Funeral Attendants

5.86

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

4.74

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School

4.37

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

4.16
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

30.06

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

23.34

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

20.40

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

7.54

Fish and Game Wardens

6.98

Upholsterers

6.84

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

6.48

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

6.48

Logging Equipment Operators

5.84

Team Assemblers

4.59
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Georgia nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

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

58.98

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

41.24

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

30.65

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

25.71

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

18.38

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

7.81

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

7.25

Fish and Game Wardens

7.08

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

6.11

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

5.78
Occupations with the highest location quotient in South Florida nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorboat Operators

87.85

Tour Guides and Escorts

8.19

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

8.17

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.34

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

6.17

Construction and Related Workers, All Other

5.41

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

4.66

Lodging Managers

4.32

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.25

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

4.17
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Log Graders and Scalers

53.20

Logging Equipment Operators

20.64

Correctional Officers and Jailers

17.41

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

12.78

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

10.91

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

10.57

Farm and Home Management Advisors

6.88

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

6.87

Foresters

6.40

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School

6.33
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Farm and Home Management Advisors

26.38

Logging Equipment Operators

22.52

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School

16.28

Construction and Related Workers, All Other

8.47

Special Education Teachers, All Other

7.73

Surveying and Mapping Technicians

4.60

Surveyors

4.55

Food Batchmakers

4.51

Substitute Teachers

3.90

Dentists, General

3.87
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Connecticut nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

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

20.36

Psychiatric Aides

14.27

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

12.75

Sewing Machine Operators

7.73

Social and Community Service Managers

7.31

Dietetic Technicians

6.96

Rehabilitation Counselors

5.61

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

5.25

Highway Maintenance Workers

4.98

Tool and Die Makers

3.38
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

13.28

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

8.92

Plant and System Operators, All Other

8.75

Concierges

7.54

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

7.43

Lodging Managers

7.07

Helpers--Extraction Workers

6.58

Tile and Marble Setters

6.22

Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers

5.83

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

5.76
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

16.46

Anthropologists and Archeologists

9.92

Plant and System Operators, All Other

9.33

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks

7.18

Correctional Officers and Jailers

7.15

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

6.74

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

5.01

Conservation Scientists

4.46

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

4.44

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

4.28
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

20.78

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

16.67

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

14.34

Agricultural Inspectors

12.40

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

9.24

Highway Maintenance Workers

8.23

Conservation Scientists

7.79

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

7.78

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

7.68

Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other

7.01
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

105.42

Forest and Conservation Workers

35.24

Woodworkers, All Other

32.81

Foresters

22.24

Logging Equipment Operators

17.41

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

11.89

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

9.94

Conservation Scientists

7.53

Biological Scientists, All Other

7.52

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

7.09
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

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

27.70

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

25.71

Agricultural Equipment Operators

25.05

Forest and Conservation Technicians

20.58

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

17.52

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

12.21

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

10.09

Millwrights

9.30

Pipelayers

9.04

Logging Equipment Operators

8.31
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Workers

58.94

Logging Equipment Operators

18.94

Forest and Conservation Technicians

18.92

Foresters

10.74

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

8.56

Gaming Cage Workers

8.50

Pharmacy Aides

6.53

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

6.32

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

6.09

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

5.42
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

95.19

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

12.83

Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

8.23

Protective Service Workers, All Other

4.68

Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators

4.51

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

3.97

Firefighters

3.82

Dishwashers

3.46

Food Service Managers

3.34

Maintenance and Repair Workers, General

3.31
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

40.22

Logging Equipment Operators

15.13

Correctional Officers and Jailers

8.20

Demonstrators and Product Promoters

7.18

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

7.09

Power Plant Operators

6.05

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

5.81

Protective Service Workers, All Other

5.27

Firefighters

5.25

Pharmacy Aides

5.16
Occupations with the highest location quotient in South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Log Graders and Scalers

50.19

Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists

34.65

Logging Equipment Operators

33.64

Foresters

14.02

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

13.11

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

11.98

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

11.38

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

8.56

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

8.48

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

8.38
Occupations with the highest location quotient in West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Log Graders and Scalers

46.81

Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

24.17

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

23.94

Food Processing Workers, All Other

23.30

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

15.26

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

14.24

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

12.07

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

11.44

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

9.30

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

7.10
Occupations with the highest location quotient in East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

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

14.68

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

9.37

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

6.70

Commercial Pilots

5.56

Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers

4.91

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

4.37

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

4.26

Highway Maintenance Workers

4.22

Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria

3.89

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

3.68
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Arkansas nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists

25.55

Meter Readers, Utilities

8.86

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

8.75

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

7.64

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

6.88

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

6.78

Psychiatrists

6.40

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

5.13

Farm and Home Management Advisors

4.76

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

4.64
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Arizona nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

26.28

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

13.30

Slot Supervisors

10.84

First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers

7.16

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

6.93

Firefighters

6.07

Meter Readers, Utilities

5.85

Education Administrators, All Other

5.61

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

5.34

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

5.10
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Mining Machine Operators, All Other

66.83

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

54.24

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

46.03

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

36.83

Ship Engineers

33.78

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

33.41

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

27.10

Sailors and Marine Oilers

26.78

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

25.31

Helpers--Extraction Workers

24.51
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Ship Engineers

46.84

Tour Guides and Escorts

40.58

Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants

39.20

Sailors and Marine Oilers

31.79

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

24.70

Atmospheric and Space Scientists

17.92

Foresters

14.22

Forest and Conservation Technicians

13.79

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

12.98

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

12.21
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Avionics Technicians

26.48

Commercial Pilots

25.30

Logging Equipment Operators

23.61

Agricultural Inspectors

12.68

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

10.94

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

8.25

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

6.81

Boilermakers

6.47

Painters, Transportation Equipment

6.05

Air Traffic Controllers

5.66
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

52.70

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

36.41

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

17.01

Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products

14.58

Agricultural Workers, All Other

14.32

Foresters

13.44

Power Plant Operators

12.44

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

11.01

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

9.64

Power Distributors and Dispatchers

9.29
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

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

46.40

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

27.92

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

26.63

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

25.20

Pourers and Casters, Metal

19.53

Logging Equipment Operators

12.55

Woodworkers, All Other

10.44

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

9.39

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

9.10

Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic

8.82
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers

60.91

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

13.85

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

13.25

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

12.36

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

12.18

Logging Equipment Operators

11.97

Sewing Machine Operators

9.16

Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles

8.75

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

8.12

Pipelayers

6.91
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Worcester, MA-CT, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Biochemists and Biophysicists

8.95

Geography Teachers, Postsecondary

6.28

Microbiologists

6.13

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors

6.01

Healthcare Social Workers

5.16

Occupational Therapy Aides

4.71

Dietetic Technicians

4.55

Residential Advisors

3.95

Rehabilitation Counselors

3.76

Psychiatric Technicians

3.56
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Waterbury, CT, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

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

20.36

Tool and Die Makers

10.24

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

10.14

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

9.03

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

6.00

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

5.69

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors

5.31

Cooks, All Other

5.14

Social and Community Service Managers

4.37

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

4.05
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Taunton-Middleborough-Norton, MA NECTA Division, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Biomedical Engineers

12.41

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors

4.95

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

4.35

Mental Health Counselors

4.05

Healthcare Social Workers

4.00

Special Education Teachers, Middle School

3.84

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School

3.72

Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners

3.62

Manicurists and Pedicurists

3.58

Packers and Packagers, Hand

3.54
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Springfield, MA-CT, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

6.03

Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

5.57

Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary

4.90

Rehabilitation Counselors

4.65

Healthcare Social Workers

4.30

Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators

4.26

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

4.25

Education Administrators, Postsecondary

3.92

Child, Family, and School Social Workers

3.85

Internists, General

3.74
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Providence-Warwick, RI-MA, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

8.97

Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers

7.89

Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary

6.89

Mathematicians

5.42

Special Education Teachers, All Other

5.32

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.37

Therapists, All Other

4.34

Computer and Information Research Scientists

4.04

Telephone Operators

3.90

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

3.52
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Portsmouth, NH-ME, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Nuclear Engineers

28.30

Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other

11.17

Commercial Pilots

6.97

Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other

6.97

Engineers, All Other

6.72

Physicists

5.58

Cooks, Short Order

5.49

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

4.73

Lodging Managers

4.71

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

4.07
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Portland-South Portland, ME, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

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

7.40

Correspondence Clerks

6.80

Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall

4.93

Desktop Publishers

4.64

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

4.61

Actuaries

4.21

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

3.75

Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other

3.44

Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products

3.21

Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators

3.13
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Pittsfield, MA, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Healthcare Social Workers

5.44

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School

4.00

Lodging Managers

3.77

Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate

3.18

Glaziers

3.16

Printing Press Operators

2.99

Teachers and Instructors, All Other, Except Substitute Teachers

2.91

Self-Enrichment Education Teachers

2.88

Social and Community Service Managers

2.84

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

2.81
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Peabody-Salem-Beverly, MA NECTA Division, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Biomedical Engineers

6.91

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

6.72

Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall

5.99

Social and Human Service Assistants

5.77

Residential Advisors

4.97

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.87

Biological Scientists, All Other

4.59

Manicurists and Pedicurists

4.32

Rehabilitation Counselors

3.64

Healthcare Social Workers

3.57
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

28.50

Athletes and Sports Competitors

10.34

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

5.33

Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants

4.28

Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians

3.96

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School

3.56

Fire Inspectors and Investigators

3.53

Curators

3.53

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

3.42

Architectural and Engineering Managers

3.39
Occupations with the highest location quotient in New Haven, CT, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Biochemists and Biophysicists

4.85

Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary

3.82

Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other

3.59

Psychologists, All Other

3.01

Social and Human Service Assistants

2.96

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

2.85

Demonstrators and Product Promoters

2.85

Natural Sciences Managers

2.80

Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists

2.74

Statisticians

2.67
Occupations with the highest location quotient in New Bedford, MA, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

16.48

Healthcare Social Workers

16.30

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

12.40

Tapers

10.61

Dietetic Technicians

10.47

Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials

10.35

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

10.24

Sewing Machine Operators

10.04

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors

7.80

Electro-Mechanical Technicians

5.48
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Air Traffic Controllers

19.10

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

9.59

Electrical and Electronics Drafters

6.85

Computer and Information Research Scientists

6.39

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

5.29

Electrical Engineers

4.91

Mechanical Door Repairers

4.81

Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians

4.80

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

4.77

Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers

4.57
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Manchester, NH, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Credit Counselors

5.61

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

4.63

Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary

4.20

Transportation Security Screeners

4.04

Sales and Related Workers, All Other

3.99

Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers

3.84

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

3.76

Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators

3.50

Computer Operators

3.09

Advertising and Promotions Managers

2.95
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lynn-Saugus-Marblehead, MA NECTA Division, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs

10.31

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers

7.33

Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs

4.21

Pest Control Workers

4.15

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

3.98

Home Health Aides

3.87

Mental Health Counselors

3.43

Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors

3.16

Special Education Teachers, Middle School

3.13

Painters, Construction and Maintenance

3.05
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, MA-NH NECTA Division, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Materials Scientists

16.75

Software Developers, Systems Software

7.38

Electrical and Electronics Drafters

6.67

Electro-Mechanical Technicians

6.57

Occupational Therapy Aides

5.88

Biomedical Engineers

5.69

Technical Writers

5.40

Industrial Engineering Technicians

5.28

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

4.40

Computer Hardware Engineers

4.22
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lewiston-Auburn, ME, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

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

9.19

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

6.86

Telemarketers

6.75

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

3.94

Pipelayers

3.93

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

3.75

Lodging Managers

3.70

Production Workers, All Other

3.59

Bakers

3.57

Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

3.56
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Leominster-Gardner, MA, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs

5.99

Healthcare Social Workers

5.25

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

5.00

Printing Press Operators

4.59

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

4.54

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.49

Special Education Teachers, Middle School

4.45

Prepress Technicians and Workers

3.89

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

3.84

Occupational Therapy Assistants

3.81
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lawrence-Methuen Town-Salem, MA-NH NECTA Division, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

8.22

Commercial and Industrial Designers

7.85

Healthcare Social Workers

7.29

Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials

6.99

Bill and Account Collectors

3.93

Food Batchmakers

3.57

Home Health Aides

3.40

Occupational Therapists

3.29

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School

3.18

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

2.94
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Haverhill-Newburyport-Amesbury Town, MA-NH NECTA Division, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

9.40

Insulation Workers, Mechanical

6.21

Recreational Therapists

5.28

Special Education Teachers, Preschool

5.04

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

4.69

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

3.94

Dietetic Technicians

3.83

Structural Iron and Steel Workers

3.59

Community Health Workers

3.47

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School

3.41
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Actuaries

6.54

Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary

5.44

Insurance Underwriters

5.25

Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary

4.81

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

4.70

Graduate Teaching Assistants

4.15

Psychiatrists

3.90

Choreographers

3.77

Fire Inspectors and Investigators

3.60

Broadcast Technicians

3.52
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Framingham, MA NECTA Division, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Biochemists and Biophysicists

7.65

Software Developers, Systems Software

7.38

Electrical Engineers

7.15

Electro-Mechanical Technicians

6.48

Life Scientists, All Other

6.20

Technical Writers

5.90

Operations Research Analysts

5.71

Statisticians

5.39

Sales Engineers

5.30

Computer Hardware Engineers

5.01
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Dover-Durham, NH-ME, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Parking Enforcement Workers

14.99

Operations Research Analysts

7.58

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

7.31

Motorcycle Mechanics

5.82

Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators

5.00

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

4.41

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

3.70

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

3.37

Veterinary Technologists and Technicians

3.24

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

3.22
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Danbury, CT, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

12.20

Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other

5.65

Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists

5.36

Chemical Engineers

4.73

Ophthalmic Medical Technicians

4.37

Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners

3.81

Chefs and Head Cooks

3.52

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School

3.30

Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists

3.28

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

3.00
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Burlington-South Burlington, VT, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Solar Photovoltaic Installers

8.59

Compliance Officers

6.49

Pediatricians, General

5.70

Surgeons

5.67

Airfield Operations Specialists

5.18

Obstetricians and Gynecologists

5.11

Community Health Workers

4.72

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

4.68

Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary

4.65

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

4.32
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, MA NECTA Division, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

History Teachers, Postsecondary

7.80

Education Teachers, Postsecondary

6.48

Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary

5.66

Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary

4.92

Community Health Workers

4.76

Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary

4.53

Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators

4.31

Residential Advisors

4.14

Mental Health Counselors

3.83

Labor Relations Specialists

3.52
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Survey Researchers

4.46

Personal Financial Advisors

4.25

Manicurists and Pedicurists

4.23

Actuaries

4.21

Etchers and Engravers

4.03

Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents

3.79

Financial Managers

3.67

Marketing Managers

3.64

Financial Analysts

3.56

Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other

3.35
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Biomedical Engineers

7.82

Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary

7.38

Life Scientists, All Other

6.53

Biological Scientists, All Other

6.28

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

6.05

Biochemists and Biophysicists

5.71

Travel Guides

5.00

Statisticians

4.87

Economists

4.74

Genetic Counselors

4.38
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Biomedical Engineers

6.78

Biochemists and Biophysicists

5.03

Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary

4.98

Life Scientists, All Other

4.80

Biological Scientists, All Other

4.53

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

4.39

Industrial-Organizational Psychologists

4.16

Travel Guides

4.12

Statisticians

3.74

Software Developers, Systems Software

3.44
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Barnstable Town, MA, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Marine Engineers and Naval Architects

32.53

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

14.19

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

9.53

Landscape Architects

7.29

Dietetic Technicians

7.03

Fish and Game Wardens

6.77

Residential Advisors

6.49

Concierges

5.02

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

4.31

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

4.25
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Bangor, ME, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

9.14

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

8.02

Plant and System Operators, All Other

7.51

Cooks, Short Order

5.04

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers

4.95

Highway Maintenance Workers

4.23

Surveying and Mapping Technicians

4.12

Psychiatrists

3.81

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

3.59

Radio and Television Announcers

3.45
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Yuma, AZ, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

70.69

Agricultural Equipment Operators

25.42

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

22.95

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

14.32

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

9.41

Agricultural Inspectors

8.01

Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians

7.18

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

6.46

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

4.83

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

3.61
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Yuba City, CA, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

16.95

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

8.94

Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other

6.32

Urban and Regional Planners

6.10

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.96

Surveyors

4.95

Protective Service Workers, All Other

4.83

Substitute Teachers

4.61

Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines

3.58

Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs

3.19
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Telemarketers

8.56

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

7.71

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

7.18

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

5.82

Nurse Anesthetists

5.18

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

4.67

Pourers and Casters, Metal

4.35

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

4.10

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

3.72

Tool and Die Makers

3.66
Occupations with the highest location quotient in York-Hanover, PA, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

8.06

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

7.61

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

6.07

Tool and Die Makers

4.82

Maintenance Workers, Machinery

4.61

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

4.35

Occupational Therapy Aides

4.28

Pourers and Casters, Metal

4.19

Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

4.00

Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other

3.67
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Yakima, WA, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

27.27

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

12.86

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

8.58

Agricultural Inspectors

7.94

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

7.11

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

6.31

Rehabilitation Counselors

4.66

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School

4.61

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

3.66

Order Clerks

3.52
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Winston-Salem, NC, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

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

19.58

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

9.81

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

7.31

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary

7.23

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.71

Orthotists and Prosthetists

6.58

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

4.40

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

4.39

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School

4.15

Real Estate Brokers

4.09
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Winchester, VA-WV, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

7.72

Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers

6.54

Special Education Teachers, All Other

5.87

Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians

4.20

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

4.00

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

3.91

Athletic Trainers

3.77

Mental Health Counselors

3.54

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

3.12

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

2.64
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Wilmington, NC, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Ophthalmic Medical Technicians

6.72

Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other

6.41

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.06

Real Estate Brokers

5.59

Biological Technicians

5.45

Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door

4.41

Materials Engineers

3.70

Surveying and Mapping Technicians

3.68

Helpers--Electricians

3.37

Natural Sciences Managers

3.23
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ Metropolitan Division, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks

12.24

Paperhangers

7.57

Shampooers

7.39

Chemical Engineers

7.17

Credit Analysts

6.11

Materials Scientists

5.76

Financial Analysts

4.92

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

4.66

Legal Support Workers, All Other

4.43

Chemical Technicians

4.16
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Williamsport, PA, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

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

12.00

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

5.29

Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary

5.15

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

5.06

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

4.74

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

4.58

Highway Maintenance Workers

4.56

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

4.42

Telemarketers

4.12

Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary

4.05
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Wichita Falls, TX, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Psychiatric Aides

17.99

Wellhead Pumpers

15.01

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

10.07

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

8.33

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

8.31

Helpers--Extraction Workers

7.92

Physical Therapist Aides

7.88

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

7.82

Petroleum Engineers

7.65

Psychiatrists

4.53
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Wichita, KS, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic

38.92

Avionics Technicians

17.62

Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians

15.98

Aerospace Engineers

14.10

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

5.95

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

5.70

Commercial Pilots

4.76

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

4.52

Tool and Die Makers

4.45

Furniture Finishers

4.01
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Wheeling, WV-OH, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Roof Bolters, Mining

95.50

Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators

20.00

Funeral Attendants

6.83

Helpers--Extraction Workers

6.68

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

5.71

Nurse Anesthetists

4.05

Psychiatric Technicians

3.91

Legislators

3.84

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

3.59

Medical Equipment Preparers

3.37
Occupations with the highest location quotient in West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Delray Beach, FL Metropolitan Division, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Psychiatric Technicians

3.98

Athletes and Sports Competitors

3.90

Locksmiths and Safe Repairers

3.56

Construction and Related Workers, All Other

3.37

Baggage Porters and Bellhops

3.36

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

3.32

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

3.29

Shampooers

3.24

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

3.08

Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants

3.08
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Wenatchee, WA, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

49.28

Forest and Conservation Technicians

23.00

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

11.18

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

7.75

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education

7.01

Carpet Installers

5.84

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

5.17

Biological Technicians

3.98

Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other

3.88

Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers

3.45
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

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

12.25

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

12.20

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

6.36

Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors

5.79

Labor Relations Specialists

5.37

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

5.09

Meter Readers, Utilities

4.45

Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education

4.05

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

4.02

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment

3.98
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Wausau, WI, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

9.40

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

9.06

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

7.08

Insulation Workers, Mechanical

6.69

Food Batchmakers

6.63

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

6.01

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.86

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

5.06

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

4.70

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

4.53
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Watertown-Fort Drum, NY, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

14.80

Legislators

12.25

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School

8.54

Highway Maintenance Workers

7.78

Word Processors and Typists

7.33

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

6.84

Social Workers, All Other

5.67

Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants

4.46

Pharmacy Aides

3.87

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

3.62
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic

16.66

Furniture Finishers

9.96

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

7.97

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

6.29

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

5.97

Education Teachers, Postsecondary

4.98

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

4.91

Bill and Account Collectors

3.92

Home Appliance Repairers

3.89

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

3.84
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Political Scientists

32.88

Economists

21.16

Industrial-Organizational Psychologists

11.78

Artists and Related Workers, All Other

10.51

Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other

10.44

Legal Support Workers, All Other

9.89

Marine Engineers and Naval Architects

9.39

Astronomers

8.00

Social Science Research Assistants

6.91

Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other

6.77
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Political Scientists

40.11

Economists

25.56

Mathematical Science Occupations, All Other

15.62

Industrial-Organizational Psychologists

14.53

Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other

12.15

Legal Support Workers, All Other

11.42

Artists and Related Workers, All Other

10.80

Marine Engineers and Naval Architects

9.80

Astronomers

9.77

Social Science Research Assistants

7.85
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Commercial and Industrial Designers

14.22

Model Makers, Metal and Plastic

13.38

Mechanical Engineers

8.26

Tool and Die Makers

8.12

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

6.61

Mechanical Engineering Technicians

6.10

Industrial Engineers

4.92

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

4.80

Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers

4.32

Mechanical Drafters

4.26
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Warner Robins, GA, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment

24.86

Logisticians

18.96

Sheet Metal Workers

18.35

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

16.26

Computer and Information Research Scientists

15.85

Painters, Transportation Equipment

8.12

Industrial Engineering Technicians

6.78

Tax Preparers

6.04

Business Operations Specialists, All Other

5.27

Procurement Clerks

4.88
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Walla Walla, WA, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

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

18.67

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

9.83

Demonstrators and Product Promoters

8.63

Civil Engineers

6.27

Diagnostic Medical Sonographers

5.05

Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary

5.05

Construction and Building Inspectors

4.49

Clergy

4.00

Natural Sciences Managers

3.88

Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan

3.51
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Waco, TX, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

5.52

Gaming Service Workers, All Other

5.01

Aerospace Engineers

4.50

Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers

4.26

Insulation Workers, Mechanical

4.02

Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks

3.87

Brickmasons and Blockmasons

3.79

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

3.63

Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators

3.63

Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs

3.57
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Visalia-Porterville, CA, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

77.41

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

31.84

Agricultural Equipment Operators

23.13

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

21.75

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

20.66

Social Workers, All Other

13.61

Agricultural Workers, All Other

10.48

Psychiatric Technicians

9.18

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

6.66

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.65
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Ship Engineers

29.41

Marine Engineers and Naval Architects

21.25

Nuclear Engineers

16.83

Sailors and Marine Oilers

12.86

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

11.01

Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic

10.25

Riggers

9.59

Commercial Divers

7.61

Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other

5.48

Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment

5.22
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

25.04

Agricultural Workers, All Other

14.65

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

14.22

Correctional Officers and Jailers

10.77

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

10.47

Food Scientists and Technologists

9.73

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

9.72

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

8.80

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

7.20

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

6.38
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Victoria, TX, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

20.45

Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door

7.06

Occupational Therapy Assistants

6.56

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

5.56

Petroleum Engineers

5.17

Ophthalmic Medical Technicians

4.83

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment

3.63

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians

3.14

New Accounts Clerks

2.98

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses

2.64
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Vallejo-Fairfield, CA, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Biomedical Engineers

9.15

Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers

4.73

Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping

4.67

Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other

4.15

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists

4.09

Environmental Engineering Technicians

3.89

Food Scientists and Technologists

3.87

Structural Iron and Steel Workers

3.76

Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers

3.73

Recreational Therapists

3.63
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Valdosta, GA, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Helpers--Electricians

7.80

Logging Equipment Operators

7.05

Meter Readers, Utilities

6.63

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

6.52

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

4.89

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary

4.24

Teachers and Instructors, All Other, Except Substitute Teachers

4.00

Dietitians and Nutritionists

3.47

Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary

3.46

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

3.45
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Utica-Rome, NY, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School

5.99

Legislators

5.85

Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

5.80

Word Processors and Typists

5.75

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

5.69

Computer and Information Research Scientists

5.60

Highway Maintenance Workers

4.82

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

4.81

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

4.51

Recreational Therapists

4.49
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Urban Honolulu, HI, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Dancers

14.96

Airfield Operations Specialists

12.86

Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers

7.59

Tapers

7.36

Tour Guides and Escorts

6.61

Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles

6.56

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

6.08

Cooks, All Other

5.37

Anthropologists and Archeologists

5.17

Baggage Porters and Bellhops

5.01
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Tyler, TX, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

9.15

Surveying and Mapping Technicians

6.05

Petroleum Engineers

4.96

Commercial Pilots

3.63

Medical Secretaries

3.58

Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary

3.07

Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians

2.75

Elevator Installers and Repairers

2.72

Physical Therapist Assistants

2.68

Occupational Therapy Assistants

2.68
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Tuscaloosa, AL, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Log Graders and Scalers

24.07

Psychiatric Aides

18.71

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

15.99

Team Assemblers

7.17

Logging Equipment Operators

6.97

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

6.72

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

5.48

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

5.06

Helpers--Production Workers

4.75

Helpers--Roofers

4.61
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Tulsa, OK, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

7.51

Petroleum Engineers

7.39

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

7.02

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

5.51

Gas Plant Operators

5.14

Broadcast News Analysts

5.10

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

5.05

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

5.00

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

4.93

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

4.78
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Tucson, AZ, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Social Science Research Assistants

10.97

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

10.21

Avionics Technicians

6.92

Hydrologists

6.80

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

6.70

Interpreters and Translators

6.55

Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers

5.91

Marriage and Family Therapists

5.06

Travel Guides

4.43

Plant and System Operators, All Other

4.03
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Trenton, NJ, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Biochemists and Biophysicists

13.77

Survey Researchers

13.31

Word Processors and Typists

7.52

Chemists

6.84

Natural Sciences Managers

6.69

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

6.61

Hydrologists

6.26

Marriage and Family Therapists

6.12

Psychiatric Aides

5.84

Financial Clerks, All Other

5.81
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Topeka, KS, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Agricultural Inspectors

9.41

Survey Researchers

9.36

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

7.56

Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs

5.56

Carpet Installers

4.70

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

4.13

Actuaries

4.04

Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other

4.03

Forensic Science Technicians

3.99

Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists

3.84
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Toledo, OH, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Boilermakers

6.62

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

6.23

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

5.54

Mechanical Door Repairers

5.38

Millwrights

5.33

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

5.14

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

5.00

Tool and Die Makers

4.65

Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other

4.31

Helpers--Roofers

4.31
Occupations with the highest location quotient in The Villages, FL, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Correctional Officers and Jailers

13.46

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

10.76

Amusement and Recreation Attendants

5.38

Physical Therapist Assistants

4.38

Pest Control Workers

4.36

Chefs and Head Cooks

3.77

Butchers and Meat Cutters

3.54

Real Estate Sales Agents

3.38

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

3.35

Information and Record Clerks, All Other

3.20
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Texarkana, TX-AR, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines

20.51

Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other

6.65

Logging Equipment Operators

6.12

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

5.57

Correctional Officers and Jailers

4.79

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.37

Residential Advisors

3.87

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

3.84

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

3.76

Painters, Construction and Maintenance

3.69
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Terre Haute, IN, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Sewers, Hand

14.60

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

7.25

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

6.92

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

6.35

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary

4.96

Correctional Officers and Jailers

4.42

Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary

3.79

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.77

Court Reporters

3.76

Team Assemblers

3.58
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Special Education Teachers, Preschool

5.78

Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other

4.87

Construction and Related Workers, All Other

4.18

Media and Communication Workers, All Other

3.78

Psychologists, All Other

3.71

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

3.54

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

3.48

Medical Transcriptionists

3.34

Athletes and Sports Competitors

3.33

Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks

2.96
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Tallahassee, FL, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

13.42

Psychiatric Aides

10.92

Forensic Science Technicians

8.83

Postsecondary Teachers, All Other

6.89

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

6.80

Computer Network Architects

6.77

Construction and Related Workers, All Other

6.69

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

6.62

Management Analysts

6.49

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

5.99
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Tacoma-Lakewood, WA Metropolitan Division, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Tapers

7.67

Musical Instrument Repairers and Tuners

7.57

Dentists, All Other Specialists

5.56

Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers

5.48

Logging Workers, All Other

4.92

Rehabilitation Counselors

4.82

Psychologists, All Other

4.68

Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers, All Other

4.29

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

3.60

Carpet Installers

3.48
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Syracuse, NY, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School

7.89

Word Processors and Typists

5.97

Nurse Midwives

5.09

Special Education Teachers, Preschool

4.10

Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors

4.00

Pourers and Casters, Metal

3.52

Legislators

3.33

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.13

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

3.13

Highway Maintenance Workers

3.10
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Sumter, SC, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

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

15.21

Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers

8.74

Team Assemblers

5.16

Social and Human Service Assistants

4.69

Family and General Practitioners

4.59

Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

4.19

Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials

3.78

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

2.82

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

2.75

Cooks, Fast Food

2.71
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Stockton-Lodi, CA, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Agricultural Equipment Operators

22.32

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

18.64

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

7.57

Agricultural Workers, All Other

6.51

Psychiatric Technicians

5.08

Manicurists and Pedicurists

5.00

Pharmacy Aides

4.73

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

4.52

Material Moving Workers, All Other

4.46

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

4.25
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Staunton-Waynesboro, VA, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Psychiatrists

7.82

Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors

6.51

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

5.89

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

5.68

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

5.68

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

5.53

Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other

4.59

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

3.89

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

3.84

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

3.56
Occupations with the highest location quotient in State College, PA, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Environmental Engineering Technicians

9.09

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

6.62

Athletic Trainers

4.26

Self-Enrichment Education Teachers

3.74

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

3.72

Mental Health Counselors

3.07

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

3.05

Electrical and Electronics Drafters

2.83

Glaziers

2.82

Maintenance and Repair Workers, General

2.55
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Springfield, OH, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

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

12.48

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

9.55

Funeral Attendants

5.50

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment

4.50

New Accounts Clerks

4.37

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

4.35

Painters, Transportation Equipment

4.25

Millwrights

3.57

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

3.48

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

3.40
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Springfield, MO, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary

7.01

Telemarketers

6.66

Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary

5.39

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers

4.52

Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks

4.34

Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall

4.16

Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers

3.42

Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary

3.06

Driver/Sales Workers

2.97

New Accounts Clerks

2.92
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Springfield, IL, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers

5.41

Forensic Science Technicians

5.22

Social Workers, All Other

4.72

Community Health Workers

4.70

Medical Equipment Preparers

4.21

First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers

3.67

Cartographers and Photogrammetrists

3.52

Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service

3.49

Computer Operators

3.30

Labor Relations Specialists

3.28
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Rehabilitation Counselors

4.27

Millwrights

3.83

Foresters

3.80

Proofreaders and Copy Markers

3.78

Radio and Television Announcers

3.28

Power Distributors and Dispatchers

3.20

Healthcare Support Workers, All Other

3.08

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education

3.08

Mental Health Counselors

2.95

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School

2.92
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Spartanburg, SC, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

33.15

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

17.41

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

13.84

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

10.36

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

8.90

Team Assemblers

7.23

Chemical Plant and System Operators

6.32

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

5.85

Industrial Engineers

5.12

Sewing Machine Operators

4.71
Occupations with the highest location quotient in South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Medical Appliance Technicians

10.02

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

7.03

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

5.58

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

5.31

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

4.77

Education Teachers, Postsecondary

4.75

Funeral Service Managers

4.69

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

4.66

Medical Equipment Repairers

3.97

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

3.91
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Sioux Falls, SD, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Correspondence Clerks

27.00

Residential Advisors

9.91

Forest and Conservation Workers

8.72

Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles

7.50

Bill and Account Collectors

6.02

Soil and Plant Scientists

5.44

Public Address System and Other Announcers

5.26

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

4.91

Surgeons

4.78

Nuclear Medicine Technologists

4.63
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Sioux City, IA-NE-SD, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

28.93

Food Batchmakers

11.40

Telemarketers

6.90

Agricultural Inspectors

6.52

Insulation Workers, Mechanical

6.26

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

5.88

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

5.85

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

5.57

Production Workers, All Other

4.99

Structural Iron and Steel Workers

4.69
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, MD Metropolitan Division, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other

30.47

Biological Scientists, All Other

19.09

Microbiologists

15.77

Survey Researchers

14.68

Physicists

9.67

Artists and Related Workers, All Other

9.27

Shampooers

9.20

Physical Scientists, All Other

9.12

Special Education Teachers, All Other

8.39

Marine Engineers and Naval Architects

7.65
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

39.23

Computer Occupations, All Other

6.96

First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers

5.63

Training and Development Specialists

5.22

Teachers and Instructors, All Other, Except Substitute Teachers

4.99

Logisticians

4.65

Budget Analysts

4.63

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

4.25

Information Security Analysts

4.16

Library Technicians

3.82
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Shreveport-Bossier City, LA, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

9.07

Gaming Supervisors

8.91

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

8.30

Special Education Teachers, Preschool

7.08

Gaming Managers

6.95

Slot Supervisors

6.94

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

6.82

Gaming Cage Workers

6.77

Gaming Dealers

6.73

Counselors, All Other

6.11
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Sherman-Denison, TX, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians

9.84

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

5.75

Tire Repairers and Changers

4.18

Personal Care Aides

3.48

Helpers--Production Workers

3.42

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

3.00

Cooks, Fast Food

2.99

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses

2.96

Medical Secretaries

2.83

Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants

2.81
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Sheboygan, WI, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

37.27

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

21.57

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

15.21

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

11.86

Food Batchmakers

10.81

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

8.82

Tool and Die Makers

6.56

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

6.02

Industrial Engineering Technicians

5.04

Maintenance Workers, Machinery

4.81
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Sebring, FL, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Construction and Related Workers, All Other

5.58

Roofers

4.00

File Clerks

3.28

Parts Salespersons

3.04

Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other

3.01

Diagnostic Medical Sonographers

2.94

Pest Control Workers

2.90

Food Servers, Nonrestaurant

2.65

Medical Assistants

2.60

Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers

2.56
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

31.59

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

11.76

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

10.76

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

8.05

Commercial Pilots

6.23

Construction and Related Workers, All Other

5.59

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

5.39

Psychiatric Technicians

4.32

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

3.98

Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers

3.95
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Sailors and Marine Oilers

7.01

Ship Engineers

5.98

Tapers

5.69

Software Developers, Applications

4.34

Avionics Technicians

4.18

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

4.10

Multimedia Artists and Animators

4.08

Marine Engineers and Naval Architects

3.92

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

3.53

Religious Workers, All Other

3.19
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Sailors and Marine Oilers

8.23

Ship Engineers

7.05

Tapers

5.34

Software Developers, Applications

5.07

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

4.78

Multimedia Artists and Animators

4.75

Avionics Technicians

4.71

Marine Engineers and Naval Architects

4.59

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

3.79

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

3.44
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

8.58

Religious Workers, All Other

6.65

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

5.76

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

4.85

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

4.50

Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary

4.17

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

4.00

Prepress Technicians and Workers

3.76

Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs

3.66

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

3.61
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Savannah, GA, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Actors

9.35

Tour Guides and Escorts

7.28

Chemical Plant and System Operators

4.20

Upholsterers

3.74

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

3.73

Commercial Pilots

3.59

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

3.49

Cargo and Freight Agents

3.29

Fire Inspectors and Investigators

3.27

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

3.06
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Santa Rosa, CA, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

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

18.62

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

10.24

Demonstrators and Product Promoters

8.28

Solar Photovoltaic Installers

6.69

Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers

6.10

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

4.85

Biomedical Engineers

4.71

Tapers

4.70

Electro-Mechanical Technicians

4.52

Agricultural Equipment Operators

4.51
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

18.36

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

11.41

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

10.32

Stonemasons

6.95

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

6.36

Fence Erectors

5.19

Tile and Marble Setters

4.60

Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary

4.43

Forest and Conservation Technicians

4.01

Fire Inspectors and Investigators

3.94
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Santa Fe, NM, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Anthropologists and Archeologists

21.47

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

7.00

Animal Trainers

6.41

Curators

6.17

Financial Specialists, All Other

5.70

Social Workers, All Other

5.64

Tour Guides and Escorts

4.45

Urban and Regional Planners

4.16

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

4.03

Surveyors

4.01
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Physical Scientists, All Other

18.22

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

14.50

Bicycle Repairers

10.40

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

6.02

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

5.65

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.16

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

4.50

Survey Researchers

4.44

Skincare Specialists

4.17

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

3.58
Occupations with the highest location quotient in San Rafael, CA Metropolitan Division, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Multimedia Artists and Animators

19.60

Survey Researchers

9.58

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

6.35

Teachers and Instructors, All Other, Except Substitute Teachers

5.38

Natural Sciences Managers

4.48

Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program

4.37

Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes

4.07

Tax Preparers

3.93

Massage Therapists

3.91

Tour Guides and Escorts

3.89
Occupations with the highest location quotient in San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

18.13

Psychiatric Technicians

17.88

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

10.09

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

9.18

Postsecondary Teachers, All Other

6.86

Recreational Therapists

5.80

Demonstrators and Product Promoters

5.52

Landscape Architects

4.27

Tour Guides and Escorts

4.08

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

4.00
Occupations with the highest location quotient in San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Radio Operators

50.72

Farm and Home Management Advisors

11.53

Bailiffs

10.38

Word Processors and Typists

7.39

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

7.19

Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other

6.92

Couriers and Messengers

6.43

Statistical Assistants

6.01

Highway Maintenance Workers

5.96

First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives

5.83
Occupations with the highest location quotient in San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Computer Hardware Engineers

22.57

Semiconductor Processors

9.45

Software Developers, Systems Software

9.39

Software Developers, Applications

7.02

Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians

6.75

Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians

6.73

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

6.21

Materials Engineers

5.55

Computer and Information Research Scientists

5.51

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

5.37
Occupations with the highest location quotient in San German, PR, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Sewing Machine Operators

85.90

Highway Maintenance Workers

16.50

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

14.90

Teachers and Instructors, All Other, Except Substitute Teachers

5.45

Word Processors and Typists

5.20

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

5.12

Pharmacy Technicians

4.63

Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs

4.32

Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists

4.06

Butchers and Meat Cutters

3.33
Occupations with the highest location quotient in San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Sociologists

8.60

Multimedia Artists and Animators

7.01

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

6.29

Parking Enforcement Workers

6.15

Mathematicians

5.86

Physicists

5.80

Physical Scientists, All Other

5.66

Computer Hardware Engineers

5.08

Biological Scientists, All Other

5.04

Biochemists and Biophysicists

4.79
Occupations with the highest location quotient in San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Subway and Streetcar Operators

14.11

Sociologists

9.71

Solar Photovoltaic Installers

7.15

Multimedia Artists and Animators

5.19

Genetic Counselors

5.07

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

4.69

Biochemists and Biophysicists

4.65

Life Scientists, All Other

4.06

Choreographers

3.95

Bicycle Repairers

3.74
Occupations with the highest location quotient in San Diego-Carlsbad, CA, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Mathematicians

6.54

Microbiologists

5.71

Slot Supervisors

5.60

Biomedical Engineers

4.67

Tapers

4.42

Marine Engineers and Naval Architects

4.34

Anthropologists and Archeologists

3.98

Computer Hardware Engineers

3.89

Life Scientists, All Other

3.53

Orthodontists

3.44
Occupations with the highest location quotient in San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Power Distributors and Dispatchers

4.45

Telemarketers

3.58

Barbers

2.95

Occupational Health and Safety Technicians

2.68

Procurement Clerks

2.56

Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

2.38

Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall

2.38

Civil Engineering Technicians

2.26

Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks

2.24

Psychiatric Aides

2.22
Occupations with the highest location quotient in San Angelo, TX, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Wellhead Pumpers

20.63

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

17.43

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

9.60

Petroleum Engineers

9.36

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

6.20

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

5.06

Bill and Account Collectors

4.74

Civil Engineering Technicians

4.03

Physical Therapist Aides

3.52

Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers

2.97
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Salt Lake City, UT, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks

8.68

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

6.79

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

6.30

Biomedical Engineers

5.11

Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

5.02

Tile and Marble Setters

3.97

Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists

3.96

Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other

3.85

Computer Hardware Engineers

3.60

Historians

3.54
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Salisbury, MD-DE, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

21.53

Food Processing Workers, All Other

13.01

Agricultural Inspectors

6.03

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

5.59

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.49

Court Reporters

5.49

Ophthalmic Medical Technicians

5.18

Dental Laboratory Technicians

4.96

Shampooers

4.78

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

4.73
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Salinas, CA, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

90.43

Farm Labor Contractors

45.74

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

24.83

Agricultural Equipment Operators

19.58

Teachers and Instructors, All Other, Except Substitute Teachers

6.98

Soil and Plant Scientists

5.06

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

3.64

Plant and System Operators, All Other

3.17

Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products

2.60

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

2.52
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Salem, OR, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

27.92

Logging Workers, All Other

26.60

Psychiatric Aides

13.09

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

11.96

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

8.77

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

8.41

Food Processing Workers, All Other

8.28

Soil and Plant Scientists

7.21

Clergy

7.08

Foresters

7.06
Occupations with the highest location quotient in St. Louis, MO-IL, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Museum Technicians and Conservators

7.02

Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants

4.46

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

3.24

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

3.12

Brokerage Clerks

2.92

Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors

2.66

Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles

2.55

Demonstrators and Product Promoters

2.54

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary

2.43

Correspondence Clerks

2.41
Occupations with the highest location quotient in St. Joseph, MO-KS, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Food Processing Workers, All Other

10.17

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

8.27

Rehabilitation Counselors

7.95

Telemarketers

7.90

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

7.25

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

4.66

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

4.31

Butchers and Meat Cutters

3.38

Helpers--Production Workers

3.35

Highway Maintenance Workers

3.31
Occupations with the highest location quotient in St. George, UT, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists

9.78

Residential Advisors

8.16

Tour Guides and Escorts

7.27

Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers

6.86

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

5.64

Lodging Managers

5.03

Roofers

3.56

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

3.40

Home Appliance Repairers

3.09

Demonstrators and Product Promoters

2.48
Occupations with the highest location quotient in St. Cloud, MN, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

37.31

Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians

8.00

Etchers and Engravers

7.18

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

6.70

Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers

6.33

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

6.24

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

5.58

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

5.45

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.66

Desktop Publishers

4.47
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Saginaw, MI, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Crane and Tower Operators

6.67

Internists, General

5.83

Millwrights

5.24

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

4.31

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

4.17

Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers

4.02

Funeral Attendants

3.34

Medical Transcriptionists

3.28

Obstetricians and Gynecologists

3.21

Library Technicians

2.95
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

8.48

Sociologists

7.16

Soil and Plant Scientists

5.40

Statisticians

5.02

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

4.76

Management Analysts

4.53

Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists

4.07

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

3.72

Gaming Cage Workers

3.67

Tapers

3.65
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Rome, GA, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

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

29.53

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

26.23

Logging Equipment Operators

6.13

Cargo and Freight Agents

5.91

Helpers--Production Workers

5.88

Education Administrators, Postsecondary

4.77

Physician Assistants

3.32

Physical Therapist Aides

3.20

Dietitians and Nutritionists

3.15

Radiologic Technologists

3.08
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Rocky Mount, NC, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

73.15

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

7.56

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

4.54

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.27

Physical Therapist Assistants

3.64

Team Assemblers

3.57

Funeral Attendants

3.55

Ophthalmic Medical Technicians

3.45

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

3.35

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

3.15
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Rockford, IL, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

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

8.67

Tool and Die Makers

7.47

Machinists

6.62

Dietetic Technicians

6.24

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

6.19

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

6.12

Production Workers, All Other

5.69

Team Assemblers

5.45

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

5.23

Hearing Aid Specialists

5.04
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Rochester, NY, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

6.96

Historians

4.64

Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists

4.58

Music Directors and Composers

4.53

Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary

4.42

Physics Teachers, Postsecondary

3.95

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

3.62

Biomedical Engineers

3.55

Bailiffs

3.52

Word Processors and Typists

3.35
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Rochester, MN, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Nurse Anesthetists

9.76

Medical Equipment Preparers

9.12

Nurse Practitioners

7.47

Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians

4.74

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

4.44

Cooks, All Other

4.44

Diagnostic Medical Sonographers

4.40

Surgical Technologists

4.01

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

3.89

Radiologic Technologists

3.89
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Roanoke, VA, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary

9.69

Farm and Home Management Advisors

5.46

Surgeons

5.18

Exercise Physiologists

4.78

Podiatrists

4.64

Funeral Attendants

4.34

Pediatricians, General

4.13

Psychiatrists

3.61

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

3.47

Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers

3.38
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Tapers

5.92

Slot Supervisors

5.11

Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles

5.05

Material Moving Workers, All Other

4.68

Solar Photovoltaic Installers

4.49

Gaming Cage Workers

4.10

Gaming Dealers

3.72

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

3.51

Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers

3.32

Gaming Service Workers, All Other

3.22
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Richmond, VA, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

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

5.75

Power Distributors and Dispatchers

4.20

Parking Enforcement Workers

3.77

Mental Health Counselors

3.39

Life Scientists, All Other

3.20

Telemarketers

2.94

Chemical Engineers

2.91

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

2.72

Pipelayers

2.65

Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other

2.62
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Reno, NV, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming Service Workers, All Other

29.38

Slot Supervisors

14.75

Gaming Supervisors

13.11

Gaming Dealers

9.94

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

7.75

Athletes and Sports Competitors

7.51

Anthropologists and Archeologists

7.45

Gaming Managers

7.38

Tapers

7.22

Public Address System and Other Announcers

7.10
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Redding, CA, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

14.05

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

6.39

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.42

Social Workers, All Other

4.15

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

4.03

Physical Therapist Aides

3.95

Urban and Regional Planners

3.86

Biological Scientists, All Other

3.79

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

3.72

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks

3.71
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Reading, PA, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Maintenance Workers, Machinery

7.09

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.65

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

4.01

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

3.75

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

3.71

Helpers--Production Workers

3.68

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

3.48

Materials Engineers

3.46

Medical Equipment Repairers

3.10

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

3.07
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Rapid City, SD, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Etchers and Engravers

10.37

Forest and Conservation Technicians

10.14

Forest and Conservation Workers

9.23

Motorcycle Mechanics

7.15

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

6.55

Cartographers and Photogrammetrists

6.33

Radio and Television Announcers

5.78

Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers

5.00

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

5.00

Nurse Anesthetists

4.87
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Raleigh, NC, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Soil and Plant Scientists

7.48

Real Estate Brokers

6.38

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

5.19

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

5.05

Sales Engineers

4.95

Hydrologists

4.63

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School

4.38

Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary

4.35

Farm and Home Management Advisors

4.27

Curators

3.41
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Racine, WI, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

6.60

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

6.38

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

5.86

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

5.45

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

5.27

Dental Laboratory Technicians

5.01

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

4.71

Tool and Die Makers

4.68

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

4.65

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.60
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Punta Gorda, FL, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Transportation Workers, All Other

9.83

Pest Control Workers

9.22

Tile and Marble Setters

7.69

Construction and Related Workers, All Other

6.70

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.57

Family and General Practitioners

5.33

Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate

5.08

Counselors, All Other

4.93

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

3.92

Roofers

3.75
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Pueblo, CO, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Telemarketers

12.04

Psychiatric Technicians

9.86

Occupational Therapy Assistants

5.37

Financial Clerks, All Other

5.05

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers

4.83

Physical Therapist Assistants

4.21

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks

4.00

Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners

3.89

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

3.69

Bill and Account Collectors

3.68
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Provo-Orem, UT, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

13.62

Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists

7.65

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

6.63

Tapers

6.44

Tile and Marble Setters

5.95

Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary

5.51

Survey Researchers

5.16

Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary

4.87

Residential Advisors

4.76

Recreational Therapists

4.47
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Prescott, AZ, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

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

11.49

First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers

8.19

Tour Guides and Escorts

6.69

Fire Inspectors and Investigators

6.08

Marriage and Family Therapists

5.97

Education Administrators, Postsecondary

5.01

Firefighters

4.36

Real Estate Brokers

4.27

Commercial Pilots

4.06

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

3.97
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Port St. Lucie, FL, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Psychiatric Technicians

13.63

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

13.48

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

9.28

Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers

7.19

Construction and Related Workers, All Other

6.79

Special Education Teachers, All Other

6.55

Medical Equipment Repairers

4.52

Roofers

4.38

Pest Control Workers

4.28

Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers

4.13
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Semiconductor Processors

19.98

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

16.04

Religious Workers, All Other

7.39

Logging Workers, All Other

6.68

Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic

6.63

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

6.31

Drafters, All Other

5.44

Electro-Mechanical Technicians

5.39

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

5.35

Clergy

5.24
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Ponce, PR, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Farm and Home Management Advisors

18.08

Pharmacy Aides

11.85

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

6.89

Word Processors and Typists

6.65

Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary

6.59

Graduate Teaching Assistants

6.45

Couriers and Messengers

6.29

Highway Maintenance Workers

6.06

Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary

6.03

Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other

5.85
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Pocatello, ID, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Rehabilitation Counselors

9.00

Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary

5.80

Loan Officers

4.29

Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists

4.11

Information Security Analysts

3.52

Mental Health Counselors

3.43

Electrical Engineers

2.96

Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity

2.88

Physical Therapist Aides

2.67

Physician Assistants

2.49
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Pittsburgh, PA, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Nuclear Engineers

5.76

Nuclear Technicians

5.23

Bicycle Repairers

4.81

Pourers and Casters, Metal

4.28

Wellhead Pumpers

3.97

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

3.93

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

3.91

Bridge and Lock Tenders

3.85

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

3.31

Helpers--Extraction Workers

3.18
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Pine Bluff, AR, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Correctional Officers and Jailers

14.92

Microbiologists

12.97

Logging Equipment Operators

9.96

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

9.26

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

8.54

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

6.90

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.60

Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists

5.11

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

4.37

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

4.35
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers

4.46

Tapers

3.98

Stonemasons

3.68

Telemarketers

3.54

Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers

3.36

Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians

3.09

Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators

2.84

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

2.80

Forensic Science Technicians

2.80

Agricultural Workers, All Other

2.70
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Shampooers

4.40

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

3.66

Survey Researchers

2.82

Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary

2.81

Exercise Physiologists

2.76

Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary

2.58

Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary

2.58

Actuaries

2.49

Brokerage Clerks

2.39

Statisticians

2.36
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary

8.73

Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary

6.68

Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary

5.64

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

5.51

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

5.29

Economics Teachers, Postsecondary

5.21

Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary

5.15

Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

4.35

Telephone Operators

4.13

Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary

4.02
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Peoria, IL, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic

7.39

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

7.02

Occupational Therapy Aides

7.02

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.16

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

4.87

Logisticians

4.83

Dietetic Technicians

4.57

Industrial Engineers

4.13

Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other

3.75

Brickmasons and Blockmasons

3.69
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Special Education Teachers, All Other

9.81

Motion Picture Projectionists

7.52

Forensic Science Technicians

5.23

Psychiatric Technicians

5.15

Commercial Pilots

5.00

Avionics Technicians

4.50

Dental Laboratory Technicians

4.17

Psychologists, All Other

4.15

Tile and Marble Setters

4.00

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

3.60
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Parkersburg-Vienna, WV, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

26.01

Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers

8.67

Computer Occupations, All Other

5.29

Civil Engineering Technicians

3.82

New Accounts Clerks

3.58

Construction Laborers

3.29

Education Teachers, Postsecondary

2.96

Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators

2.81

Speech-Language Pathologists

2.81

Home Health Aides

2.55
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Panama City, FL, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Special Education Teachers, All Other

10.23

Construction and Related Workers, All Other

6.30

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

6.21

Logging Equipment Operators

5.39

Pipelayers

4.52

Motorcycle Mechanics

3.89

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

3.67

Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners

3.65

Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other

3.26

Correctional Officers and Jailers

3.18
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Aerospace Engineers

8.63

Construction and Related Workers, All Other

7.37

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

6.63

Engineers, All Other

5.90

Computer Hardware Engineers

5.89

Commercial Pilots

5.88

Software Developers, Systems Software

3.81

Pest Control Workers

3.78

Roofers

3.71

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

3.66
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

7.80

Material Moving Workers, All Other

5.78

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

5.00

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

4.75

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

4.65

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

4.45

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

3.86

Financial Clerks, All Other

3.55

Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products

3.19

Social Workers, All Other

3.15
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Owensboro, KY, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Residential Advisors

7.51

Crane and Tower Operators

6.66

Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping

6.45

Helpers--Production Workers

6.32

Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors

5.22

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

4.63

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

4.27

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

4.22

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

4.06

Tellers

3.43
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Oshkosh-Neenah, WI, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

32.75

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

9.66

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

7.64

Desktop Publishers

7.21

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

6.19

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.02

Prepress Technicians and Workers

5.45

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

5.32

Mechanical Engineering Technicians

5.14

Labor Relations Specialists

5.06
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Baggage Porters and Bellhops

6.86

Concierges

6.72

Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks

4.73

Construction and Related Workers, All Other

4.53

Telemarketers

3.98

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

3.87

Photographers

3.58

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

3.56

Real Estate Sales Agents

2.94

Medical Transcriptionists

2.88
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Food Scientists and Technologists

8.02

Animal Scientists

6.58

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

5.02

Computer Operators

4.36

Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan

3.58

Cooks, Short Order

3.46

Order Clerks

3.39

Telemarketers

3.35

Insurance Underwriters

3.32

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

3.29
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Olympia-Tumwater, WA, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

21.12

Conservation Scientists

14.52

Urban and Regional Planners

14.16

Computer Network Architects

12.64

Hydrologists

11.84

Foresters

10.70

Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

8.80

Anthropologists and Archeologists

7.30

Logging Equipment Operators

6.31

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

5.32
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Oklahoma City, OK, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

9.96

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

8.54

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

8.52

Petroleum Engineers

7.83

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

6.74

Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators

5.54

Avionics Technicians

5.32

Family and General Practitioners

5.17

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

5.10

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

5.08
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Ogden-Clearfield, UT, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

17.35

Computer and Information Research Scientists

7.98

Tapers

6.86

Avionics Technicians

5.46

Logisticians

5.24

Insulation Workers, Mechanical

4.93

Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants

4.92

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

4.40

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment

4.37

Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists

4.35
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Odessa, TX, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

59.17

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

56.03

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

46.65

Helpers--Extraction Workers

40.31

Wellhead Pumpers

33.65

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

19.15

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

18.50

Petroleum Engineers

16.04

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

13.30

Pipelayers

13.28
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Ocean City, NJ, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Bridge and Lock Tenders

54.56

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

7.54

Legislators

6.77

Word Processors and Typists

6.67

Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants

4.91

Library Assistants, Clerical

4.85

First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers

4.29

Sailors and Marine Oilers

4.11

Bartenders

4.09

Healthcare Support Workers, All Other

3.93
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Ocala, FL, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

16.89

Animal Trainers

9.21

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

6.48

Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians

5.53

Construction and Related Workers, All Other

5.34

Nonfarm Animal Caretakers

5.19

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

4.78

Pest Control Workers

4.55

Fence Erectors

4.34

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

3.98
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Oakland-Hayward-Berkeley, CA Metropolitan Division, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Solar Photovoltaic Installers

12.08

Sociologists

11.80

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

5.34

Biochemists and Biophysicists

4.98

Biological Scientists, All Other

4.50

Pile-Driver Operators

4.40

Materials Scientists

4.38

Electro-Mechanical Technicians

4.18

Carpet Installers

4.02

Financial Clerks, All Other

3.67
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other

20.22

Special Education Teachers, All Other

7.76

Construction and Related Workers, All Other

6.66

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

5.73

Tile and Marble Setters

5.33

Roofers

5.00

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

4.92

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

4.85

Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers

4.56

Pest Control Workers

4.05
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Niles-Benton Harbor, MI, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Tool and Die Makers

9.29

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

8.26

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

7.85

Mechanical Engineers

7.57

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

7.09

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

6.94

Commercial and Industrial Designers

6.54

Mechanical Drafters

5.71

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

5.29

Mechanical Engineering Technicians

5.06
Occupations with the highest location quotient in New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Fashion Designers

6.09

Transit and Railroad Police

5.63

Subway and Streetcar Operators

4.53

Shampooers

3.67

Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes

3.59

Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers

3.46

Home Health Aides

3.38

Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers

3.37

Broadcast News Analysts

3.30

Art Directors

3.27
Occupations with the highest location quotient in New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Fashion Designers

8.16

Transit and Railroad Police

6.58

Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes

4.66

Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers

4.48

Broadcast News Analysts

4.38

Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance

4.35

Art Directors

4.26

Home Health Aides

4.18

Costume Attendants

3.99

Editors

3.97
Occupations with the highest location quotient in New Orleans-Metairie, LA, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Commercial Divers

25.30

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

21.35

Sailors and Marine Oilers

19.45

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

15.39

Ship Engineers

14.54

Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders

10.03

Riggers

8.62

Petroleum Engineers

8.36

Bridge and Lock Tenders

7.18

Actors

6.89
Occupations with the highest location quotient in New Bern, NC, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

25.13

Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door

12.10

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

11.39

Aerospace Engineers

10.86

Logisticians

8.05

Logging Equipment Operators

7.08

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

5.52

Occupational Therapy Assistants

4.86

Industrial Engineering Technicians

4.54

Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other

4.38
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Newark, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Biochemists and Biophysicists

7.47

Transit and Railroad Police

7.13

Natural Sciences Managers

4.83

Shampooers

4.61

Pile-Driver Operators

4.15

Manicurists and Pedicurists

4.09

Marriage and Family Therapists

3.57

Transportation Security Screeners

3.53

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

3.51

Chemists

3.48
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Nassau County-Suffolk County, NY Metropolitan Division, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Stonemasons

7.64

Word Processors and Typists

6.58

Manicurists and Pedicurists

4.73

Protective Service Workers, All Other

3.92

Air Traffic Controllers

3.46

Insurance Appraisers, Auto Damage

3.38

Podiatrists

3.30

Special Education Teachers, Preschool

3.12

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

3.04

Music Directors and Composers

2.92
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Medical Appliance Technicians

14.67

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

12.12

Mining Machine Operators, All Other

9.77

Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes

5.77

Musicians and Singers

5.32

Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other

4.78

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

4.58

Sound Engineering Technicians

3.87

Traffic Technicians

3.49

Team Assemblers

2.88
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Tile and Marble Setters

15.81

Construction and Related Workers, All Other

6.89

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.65

Concierges

5.57

Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants

5.16

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

5.10

Painters, Construction and Maintenance

5.04

Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall

4.90

Roofers

4.50

Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers

4.36
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Napa, CA, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

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

41.64

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

34.10

Demonstrators and Product Promoters

24.97

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

22.07

Agricultural Equipment Operators

17.50

Psychiatrists

16.81

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

15.45

Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other

9.40

Recreational Therapists

8.69

Massage Therapists

7.99
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Airfield Operations Specialists

6.03

Amusement and Recreation Attendants

5.26

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

4.91

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School

4.80

Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

4.71

Real Estate Sales Agents

4.19

Pest Control Workers

3.84

Helpers--Electricians

3.77

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay

3.39

Lodging Managers

3.31
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Muskegon, MI, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

28.76

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

22.30

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

15.18

Pourers and Casters, Metal

14.42

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

8.37

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

6.73

Tool and Die Makers

6.19

Industrial Engineering Technicians

6.00

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

5.74

Machinists

5.18
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Muncie, IN, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.34

Court Reporters

5.51

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

4.58

Tool and Die Makers

3.56

Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary

3.55

Roofers

3.24

Childcare Workers

3.18

Opticians, Dispensing

3.11

Education Administrators, Postsecondary

2.80

Education Administrators, All Other

2.78
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Workers

13.31

Conservation Scientists

10.37

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

7.48

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.69

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education

6.40

Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall

5.35

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

5.35

Logging Equipment Operators

4.90

First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers

4.10

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

4.03
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Morristown, TN, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

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

13.89

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

8.50

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

7.92

Tool and Die Makers

5.43

Roofers

4.87

Team Assemblers

4.75

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.67

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

4.47

Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors

4.24

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

4.19
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Morgantown, WV, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Social Science Research Assistants

15.20

Education Administrators, Postsecondary

9.54

Instructional Coordinators

8.92

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

7.89

Credit Counselors

5.09

Surveyors

4.46

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

3.93

Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other

3.90

Surgical Technologists

3.78

Biological Scientists, All Other

3.72
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County, PA Metropolitan Division, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

5.15

Shampooers

4.77

Survey Researchers

4.49

Biochemists and Biophysicists

4.45

Brokerage Clerks

4.27

Natural Sciences Managers

3.77

Statisticians

3.53

Actuaries

3.35

Statistical Assistants

3.27

Chemists

3.26
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Montgomery, AL, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

21.10

Agricultural Workers, All Other

9.70

Education Administrators, All Other

7.50

Archivists

6.45

Broadcast News Analysts

6.23

Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

5.39

Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers, All Other

5.13

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

4.70

Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers

4.24

Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary

4.21
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Monroe, MI, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

7.55

Commercial and Industrial Designers

6.82

Library Technicians

5.51

Funeral Attendants

4.68

Tool and Die Makers

4.50

Packers and Packagers, Hand

4.47

Internists, General

3.89

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

3.32

Crane and Tower Operators

3.16

Team Assemblers

2.85
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Monroe, LA, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Drafters, All Other

19.93

Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers, All Other

15.08

Counselors, All Other

7.14

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

6.61

Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other

5.11

Healthcare Support Workers, All Other

4.80

Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers

4.45

Psychiatric Technicians

4.37

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.19

Transportation Workers, All Other

4.03
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Modesto, CA, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

18.32

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

14.28

Agricultural Equipment Operators

9.41

Tapers

4.65

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.62

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.41

Food Batchmakers

4.27

Manicurists and Pedicurists

4.24

Medical Equipment Preparers

3.70

Legal Support Workers, All Other

3.70
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Mobile, AL, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic

25.85

Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders

23.76

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

13.46

Nurse Anesthetists

7.22

Crane and Tower Operators

7.00

Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

5.92

Sailors and Marine Oilers

5.56

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

5.42

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

4.96

Anesthesiologists

4.65
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Missoula, MT, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

30.25

Foresters

12.80

Motorcycle Mechanics

12.36

Conservation Scientists

8.84

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

8.35

Cartographers and Photogrammetrists

7.17

Logging Equipment Operators

6.84

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

6.52

Insurance Appraisers, Auto Damage

5.20

Forensic Science Technicians

4.93
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Radio Operators

8.74

Etchers and Engravers

4.00

Biomedical Engineers

3.84

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

3.80

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

3.66

Life Scientists, All Other

3.32

Floor Sanders and Finishers

3.20

Public Address System and Other Announcers

3.20

Medical Appliance Technicians

3.18

Brokerage Clerks

3.11
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Floor Sanders and Finishers

17.76

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

4.73

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

4.38

Pourers and Casters, Metal

3.95

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

3.69

Therapists, All Other

3.53

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

3.32

Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles

3.22

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

3.08

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

3.03
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Midland, TX, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Wellhead Pumpers

80.87

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

69.39

Petroleum Engineers

64.94

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

50.34

Helpers--Extraction Workers

48.64

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

40.26

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

28.95

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

21.20

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

15.34

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

14.59
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Midland, MI, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Nurse Anesthetists

5.86

Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers

3.92

Mechanical Drafters

3.75

Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

3.19

Financial Specialists, All Other

2.88

Coaches and Scouts

2.81

Legislators

2.72

Home Health Aides

2.58

Dietitians and Nutritionists

2.30

Childcare Workers

2.22
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Michigan City-La Porte, IN, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

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

12.18

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

7.94

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

4.09

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists

4.05

Highway Maintenance Workers

3.92

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

3.78

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.58

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

3.52

Helpers--Production Workers

3.29

Tool and Die Makers

3.18
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Baggage Porters and Bellhops

9.37

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

8.06

Sailors and Marine Oilers

6.65

Parking Lot Attendants

5.13

Flight Attendants

4.94

Construction and Related Workers, All Other

4.79

Transportation Security Screeners

4.42

Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers

3.97

Avionics Technicians

3.83

Cargo and Freight Agents

3.77
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Segmental Pavers

9.93

Baggage Porters and Bellhops

6.26

Motorboat Operators

4.96

Construction and Related Workers, All Other

4.57

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

4.12

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

3.84

Parking Lot Attendants

3.74

Commercial Divers

3.25

Psychiatric Technicians

3.16

Sailors and Marine Oilers

3.10
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Merced, CA, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

30.86

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

28.19

Agricultural Workers, All Other

17.41

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

13.05

Food Scientists and Technologists

9.94

Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other

6.92

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

5.94

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

5.85

Substitute Teachers

4.73

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.42
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Memphis, TN-MS-AR, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders

5.93

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

5.70

Residential Advisors

4.18

Model Makers, Metal and Plastic

4.08

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

3.66

First-Line Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand

3.49

Pediatricians, General

3.20

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

3.15

Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

3.14

Couriers and Messengers

3.13
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Medford, OR, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Workers, All Other

73.40

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

25.01

Fallers

14.61

Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers

12.97

Clergy

8.49

Forest and Conservation Technicians

8.01

Foresters

7.53

Logging Equipment Operators

6.98

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

6.58

Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other

5.59
Occupations with the highest location quotient in McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Personal Care Aides

7.81

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

7.35

Home Health Aides

5.78

Agricultural Equipment Operators

4.37

Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists

4.18

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

4.04

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

3.65

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

3.32

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

3.24

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

3.11
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Mayaguez, PR, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

23.46

Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary

15.55

Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary

12.55

Sewing Machine Operators

10.32

Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary

6.56

Internists, General

6.36

Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary

6.01

Couriers and Messengers

5.85

New Accounts Clerks

5.77

Helpers--Electricians

5.56
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Mansfield, OH, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

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

15.35

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

9.44

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

7.17

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

6.70

Social Workers, All Other

5.72

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

4.73

Tool and Die Makers

3.96

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

3.93

Occupational Therapy Assistants

3.67

Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors

3.55
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Mankato-North Mankato, MN, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Economics Teachers, Postsecondary

6.91

Printing Press Operators

6.89

Social and Human Service Assistants

6.45

Agricultural Equipment Operators

5.32

Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary

5.17

Personal Care Aides

4.52

Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary

4.31

Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary

4.25

Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other

4.07

Education Teachers, Postsecondary

3.58
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Manhattan, KS, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Postsecondary Teachers, All Other

31.87

Audiologists

20.69

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

14.05

Food Scientists and Technologists

12.50

Recreation Workers

4.41

Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other

4.17

Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other

3.77

Fundraisers

3.59

Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers

3.20

Food Servers, Nonrestaurant

2.94
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Madison, WI, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Animal Scientists

18.94

Conservation Scientists

5.11

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

4.54

Hydrologists

4.50

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

4.43

Biochemists and Biophysicists

4.33

Epidemiologists

4.09

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary

4.03

Landscape Architects

3.93

Actuaries

3.93
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Madera, CA, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

61.70

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

37.17

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

18.91

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

7.17

Correctional Officers and Jailers

6.68

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

5.93

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

5.48

Power Plant Operators

5.08

Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists

4.57

Maintenance Workers, Machinery

3.96
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Macon, GA, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Bailiffs

9.41

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay

8.12

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.57

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.19

Logging Equipment Operators

5.56

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

4.98

Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines

4.16

Insurance Appraisers, Auto Damage

4.14

Insurance Underwriters

3.69

Agricultural Inspectors

3.51
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lynchburg, VA, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Psychiatric Technicians

11.15

Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service

7.26

Helpers--Carpenters

6.68

Chemical Plant and System Operators

6.55

Funeral Attendants

5.45

Logging Equipment Operators

5.41

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

4.57

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

4.04

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.86

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.72
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lubbock, TX, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary

21.32

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

9.23

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

5.39

Soil and Plant Scientists

5.08

Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers

5.05

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

4.89

Orderlies

3.92

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

3.72

Occupational Health and Safety Technicians

3.62

Business Teachers, Postsecondary

3.16
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Statistical Assistants

13.62

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

5.63

Sailors and Marine Oilers

4.98

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

4.80

Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders

4.72

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

4.43

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

4.03

Ship Engineers

3.87

Riggers

3.80

Helpers--Roofers

3.50
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance

15.00

Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other

13.86

Film and Video Editors

13.42

Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes

11.07

Media and Communication Workers, All Other

10.37

Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture

9.37

Actors

8.55

Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other

8.09

Sound Engineering Technicians

8.08

Fashion Designers

7.93
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance

10.99

Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other

10.21

Film and Video Editors

9.90

Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes

8.24

Media and Communication Workers, All Other

7.66

Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture

6.87

Fashion Designers

6.67

Actors

6.64

Sound Engineering Technicians

6.24

Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers

5.96
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Longview, WA, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Workers, All Other

68.14

Log Graders and Scalers

64.74

Logging Equipment Operators

38.43

Millwrights

21.23

Foresters

20.39

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

16.70

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

14.64

Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers

10.55

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

9.94

Conservation Scientists

6.49
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Longview, TX, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

23.47

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

14.46

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

7.39

Helpers--Extraction Workers

6.67

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

6.62

Rail Car Repairers

6.31

Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door

6.29

Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall

6.15

Petroleum Engineers

5.48

Riggers

5.28
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Logan, UT-ID, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers

23.83

Food Batchmakers

10.76

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

9.06

Conservation Scientists

8.38

Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary

7.56

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

6.64

Food Scientists and Technologists

6.29

Bill and Account Collectors

6.26

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.73

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

5.72
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

4.51

Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers

4.07

Helpers--Roofers

4.04

Surveyors

3.64

Forensic Science Technicians

3.62

Court Reporters

3.57

Commercial Pilots

3.49

Environmental Engineering Technicians

3.29

Fallers

3.09

Social Science Research Assistants

2.89
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lincoln, NE, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

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

8.71

Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other

7.77

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

6.66

Hydrologists

6.06

Social Science Research Assistants

5.77

Postsecondary Teachers, All Other

4.92

Cooks, Short Order

4.76

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

4.66

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

4.42

Soil and Plant Scientists

3.91
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lima, OH, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

26.39

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

11.76

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

9.02

Labor Relations Specialists

5.68

Crane and Tower Operators

4.43

Radio and Television Announcers

4.29

Carpet Installers

4.25

Funeral Attendants

4.15

Chemical Engineers

4.09

Cooks, Short Order

3.95
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lexington-Fayette, KY, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

18.97

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

10.10

Animal Trainers

8.85

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

4.64

Team Assemblers

4.41

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

4.41

Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers

4.38

Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall

4.03

Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary

3.56

Biological Technicians

3.40
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lewiston, ID-WA, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

11.98

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

10.76

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

5.10

First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers

3.63

Physical Therapist Aides

3.51

Medical Transcriptionists

3.43

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

3.06

File Clerks

2.67

Rehabilitation Counselors

2.54

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks

2.51
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lebanon, PA, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Furniture Finishers

8.78

Mental Health Counselors

7.07

Recreational Therapists

6.02

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

5.53

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

5.33

Butchers and Meat Cutters

4.85

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.99

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

3.89

Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other

3.82

Bus Drivers, School or Special Client

3.67
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lawton, OK, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

14.91

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

13.25

Gaming Supervisors

7.12

New Accounts Clerks

5.60

First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers

5.46

First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives

5.05

Procurement Clerks

4.30

Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary

3.78

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians

3.41

Cooks, Fast Food

3.34
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lawrence, KS, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

32.13

Power Plant Operators

5.97

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

3.98

Education Administrators, Postsecondary

3.86

Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers

3.32

Coaches and Scouts

3.29

Chiropractors

3.13

Computer Occupations, All Other

3.01

Librarians

2.89

Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop

2.84
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming Service Workers, All Other

34.23

Gaming Supervisors

33.20

Gaming Dealers

29.93

Slot Supervisors

17.39

Gaming Cage Workers

17.26

Dancers

16.60

Gaming Managers

14.55

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

14.27

Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs

8.88

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

8.88
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Las Cruces, NM, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

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

12.57

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

11.76

Anthropologists and Archeologists

9.59

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

7.07

Helpers--Roofers

6.56

Computer and Information Research Scientists

5.96

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

5.02

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

4.60

Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other

4.33

Engineers, All Other

4.32
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Laredo, TX, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

16.11

Cargo and Freight Agents

13.76

Helpers--Extraction Workers

7.91

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

6.82

Personal Care Aides

5.68

Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance

5.65

Compliance Officers

5.17

Gaming Service Workers, All Other

3.76

Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists

3.50

Transportation Inspectors

3.40
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lansing-East Lansing, MI, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Animal Scientists

42.54

Soil and Plant Scientists

10.49

Epidemiologists

8.17

Physicists

7.20

Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers

6.48

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

5.64

Microbiologists

4.41

Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants

3.86

Exercise Physiologists

3.62

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

3.56
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lancaster, PA, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

10.58

Furniture Finishers

6.30

Desktop Publishers

6.06

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

4.89

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

4.61

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

4.25

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

4.24

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

4.21

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

4.21

Food Batchmakers

3.72
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

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

4.79

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

4.22

Locksmiths and Safe Repairers

3.86

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

3.70

Motion Picture Projectionists

3.68

Chemical Plant and System Operators

3.39

Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks

3.32

Power Plant Operators

3.24

Animal Trainers

3.23

Bill and Account Collectors

3.12
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers

9.54

Tour Guides and Escorts

8.01

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

6.64

Dental Laboratory Technicians

6.41

Tile and Marble Setters

5.22

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists

5.04

Firefighters

4.72

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

4.03

Meter Readers, Utilities

3.91

Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers

3.53
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lake County-Kenosha County, IL-WI Metropolitan Division, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Communications Equipment Operators, All Other

4.93

Shampooers

4.86

Chemical Plant and System Operators

4.40

Animal Trainers

4.18

Chemists

3.95

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

3.51

Production Workers, All Other

3.43

Marketing Managers

3.30

New Accounts Clerks

3.11

Communications Teachers, Postsecondary

2.80
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lake Charles, LA, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Dredge Operators

45.08

Chemical Plant and System Operators

42.72

Chemical Engineers

18.58

Gaming Cage Workers

18.19

Boilermakers

16.67

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

15.86

Gaming Supervisors

14.38

Bridge and Lock Tenders

14.07

Gaming Dealers

13.16

Fence Erectors

12.12
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Wind Turbine Service Technicians

15.31

Team Assemblers

7.56

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

6.51

Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary

5.04

Production Workers, All Other

4.33

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

4.28

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

3.52

Chemical Technicians

3.22

Painters, Transportation Equipment

3.15

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists

3.08
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lafayette, LA, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

87.54

Riggers

37.35

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

21.81

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

16.45

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

14.80

Sailors and Marine Oilers

11.02

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

10.87

Plant and System Operators, All Other

10.65

Helpers--Extraction Workers

10.29

Petroleum Engineers

9.17
Occupations with the highest location quotient in La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Exercise Physiologists

9.59

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

5.61

Furniture Finishers

5.42

Prepress Technicians and Workers

5.03

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

5.02

Food Scientists and Technologists

4.86

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.85

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

4.62

Recreational Therapists

4.55

Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks

4.41
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Kokomo, IN, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Millwrights

22.48

Industrial Engineers

3.85

Electricians

3.57

Physical Therapist Assistants

3.40

Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria

2.89

Engineers, All Other

2.48

Labor Relations Specialists

2.39

Dental Hygienists

2.18

Surgical Technologists

2.14

Occupational Therapists

2.02
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Knoxville, TN, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Nuclear Engineers

9.49

Embalmers

4.74

Environmental Engineering Technicians

4.37

Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers

4.31

Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary

4.15

Traffic Technicians

4.12

Materials Scientists

3.96

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

3.95

Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other

3.50

Nurse Anesthetists

3.39
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Kingston, NY, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Word Processors and Typists

7.26

Postal Service Clerks

5.25

Protective Service Workers, All Other

5.12

Legislators

5.12

Highway Maintenance Workers

4.73

Bailiffs

4.53

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

4.39

Social Workers, All Other

4.29

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

3.90

Clergy

3.70
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

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

9.60

Fallers

9.08

Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall

9.00

Traffic Technicians

6.47

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

5.14

Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other

4.43

Radiation Therapists

4.21

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment

4.05

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

4.02

Occupational Health and Safety Technicians

3.97
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Killeen-Temple, TX, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming Service Workers, All Other

12.91

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

9.09

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.76

Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary

5.84

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

5.39

Correctional Officers and Jailers

4.71

Dietetic Technicians

4.64

Healthcare Support Workers, All Other

3.40

Social Workers, All Other

3.10

Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants

2.99
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Kennewick-Richland, WA, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Nuclear Engineers

39.93

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

25.63

Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

17.50

Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors

8.97

Environmental Engineers

7.83

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

7.72

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

7.62

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

7.34

Chemical Engineers

7.25

Hydrologists

6.91
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Kansas City, MO-KS, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants

5.85

Rail Car Repairers

4.14

Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

3.70

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

3.42

Artists and Related Workers, All Other

3.34

Ophthalmic Medical Technicians

3.26

Actuaries

3.22

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

2.94

Museum Technicians and Conservators

2.78

Forensic Science Technicians

2.53
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Kankakee, IL, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Psychiatric Technicians

45.15

Production Workers, All Other

13.76

Rehabilitation Counselors

5.86

Millwrights

5.43

Industrial Engineering Technicians

5.30

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.69

Social Workers, All Other

3.42

Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists

3.36

Library Assistants, Clerical

3.27

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

3.18
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Kalamazoo-Portage, MI, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Psychiatric Aides

8.19

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.88

Opticians, Dispensing

4.41

Food Scientists and Technologists

4.41

Tool and Die Makers

4.11

Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary

3.61

Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers

3.46

Team Assemblers

3.37

Furniture Finishers

3.35

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

3.29
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants

28.58

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

15.47

Baggage Porters and Bellhops

14.59

Concierges

11.88

Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants

8.91

Transportation Security Screeners

8.44

Solar Photovoltaic Installers

8.14

Lodging Managers

7.31

Transportation Workers, All Other

6.52

Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks

6.23
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Joplin, MO, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

10.84

Food Batchmakers

10.29

Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants

5.15

Millwrights

4.74

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

4.62

Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products

3.55

New Accounts Clerks

3.43

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.10

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

3.08

Maintenance Workers, Machinery

2.91
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Jonesboro, AR, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

19.92

Agricultural Equipment Operators

11.30

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

8.45

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.66

Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program

3.77

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

3.61

Speech-Language Pathologists

3.61

Highway Maintenance Workers

3.08

Internists, General

3.07

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

3.04
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Johnstown, PA, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Construction and Building Inspectors

4.81

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

4.71

Social and Human Service Assistants

4.19

Child, Family, and School Social Workers

4.00

Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors

3.52

Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary

3.31

Rehabilitation Counselors

3.21

Mechanical Engineering Technicians

3.19

Highway Maintenance Workers

3.18

Bus Drivers, School or Special Client

3.10
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Johnson City, TN, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Psychiatric Aides

9.02

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

5.60

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

4.80

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

4.38

Residential Advisors

4.32

Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers

3.97

Funeral Attendants

3.64

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

3.37

Food Service Managers

3.28

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses

3.23
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Jefferson City, MO, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles

12.54

Forensic Science Technicians

10.83

Legal Support Workers, All Other

10.82

Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers

8.76

Environmental Engineers

8.23

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

7.40

Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other

5.36

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

5.27

Correctional Officers and Jailers

5.15

Computer Network Support Specialists

4.71
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Janesville-Beloit, WI, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

8.72

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

7.72

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

5.05

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

3.75

Chiropractors

3.48

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

3.33

Tool and Die Makers

2.87

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

2.79

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

2.68

Physicians and Surgeons, All Other

2.50
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Jacksonville, NC, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Real Estate Brokers

7.53

Pipelayers

5.36

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

4.89

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

4.44

Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health

4.37

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

3.28

Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food

3.20

Surveying and Mapping Technicians

3.13

Pest Control Workers

2.93

Sheet Metal Workers

2.91
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Jacksonville, FL, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Ship Engineers

8.87

Special Education Teachers, All Other

8.44

Motorboat Operators

5.47

Sailors and Marine Oilers

4.21

Pipelayers

3.75

Air Traffic Controllers

3.74

Loan Interviewers and Clerks

3.46

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

3.43

Financial Clerks, All Other

3.33

Avionics Technicians

3.28
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Jackson, TN, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Residential Advisors

13.21

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

6.65

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

6.42

Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other

5.76

Rehabilitation Counselors

5.18

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

3.85

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

3.72

Team Assemblers

3.63

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

3.56

Tool and Die Makers

3.28
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Jackson, MS, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Psychiatric Aides

13.13

Conservation Scientists

8.28

Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers

3.67

Cooks, Fast Food

3.38

Recreational Therapists

3.31

Fallers

3.28

Epidemiologists

3.27

Emergency Management Directors

3.20

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary

3.15

Meter Readers, Utilities

3.06
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Jackson, MI, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

12.67

Mechanical Engineers

8.14

Tool and Die Makers

7.85

Team Assemblers

7.85

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

5.71

Electrical Engineers

4.90

Machinists

4.82

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

4.69

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

4.27

Library Technicians

3.94
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Ithaca, NY, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Animal Scientists

167.99

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

76.42

Instructional Coordinators

11.91

Fundraisers

10.89

Soil and Plant Scientists

9.30

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary

9.05

Biological Technicians

8.66

Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary

8.60

Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary

8.02

Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary

7.93
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Iowa City, IA, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

10.92

Proofreaders and Copy Markers

8.49

Biological Technicians

8.36

Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other

7.15

Audiologists

4.28

Home Appliance Repairers

3.96

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians

3.63

Occupational Health and Safety Technicians

3.06

Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health

2.99

Recreational Therapists

2.94
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Therapists, All Other

10.10

Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other

5.24

Athletes and Sports Competitors

3.69

Physical Scientists, All Other

3.51

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

3.19

Desktop Publishers

2.87

Emergency Management Directors

2.81

Genetic Counselors

2.51

Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers

2.42

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

2.40
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Idaho Falls, ID, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Nuclear Power Reactor Operators

112.64

Nuclear Technicians

107.03

Nuclear Engineers

29.28

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

28.16

Anthropologists and Archeologists

13.56

Word Processors and Typists

11.99

Environmental Engineers

11.19

Physical Scientists, All Other

9.91

Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health

9.90

Agricultural Inspectors

8.80
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Huntsville, AL, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Aerospace Engineers

36.86

Engineers, All Other

16.27

Logisticians

11.36

Computer Hardware Engineers

10.97

Materials Engineers

7.24

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

7.16

Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians

6.68

Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians

6.01

Dental Laboratory Technicians

5.62

Technical Writers

5.11
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers

6.38

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

6.03

Psychiatric Technicians

5.97

Nurse Anesthetists

5.41

Gas Plant Operators

5.23

Fire Inspectors and Investigators

4.68

Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers

4.38

Community Health Workers

4.28

Funeral Service Managers

4.18

Boilermakers

3.58
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Petroleum Engineers

15.88

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

10.18

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

8.80

Mathematical Technicians

8.68

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

7.67

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

7.40

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

6.51

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

6.47

Chemical Engineers

6.15

Wind Turbine Service Technicians

6.03
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Houma-Thibodaux, LA, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

113.79

Sailors and Marine Oilers

104.06

Riggers

68.38

Bridge and Lock Tenders

51.27

Ship Engineers

40.78

Commercial Divers

26.26

Plant and System Operators, All Other

22.33

Cooks, All Other

14.70

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

14.42

Marine Engineers and Naval Architects

13.44
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Hot Springs, AR, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

8.30

Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants

4.58

Nonfarm Animal Caretakers

4.07

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

3.69

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

3.67

Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers

3.57

Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate

3.35

First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers

3.24

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

3.09

Medical Equipment Repairers

2.99
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Homosassa Springs, FL, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Residential Advisors

9.59

Construction and Related Workers, All Other

8.83

Roofers

7.67

Tile and Marble Setters

7.30

Physical Therapist Assistants

6.39

Brickmasons and Blockmasons

6.25

Physical Therapist Aides

5.73

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists

5.53

Occupational Therapy Assistants

5.26

Occupational Therapists

4.17
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Hinesville, GA, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Information and Record Clerks, All Other

7.62

Teachers and Instructors, All Other, Except Substitute Teachers

6.45

Budget Analysts

6.06

Procurement Clerks

5.82

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School

4.71

Computer Occupations, All Other

4.19

Real Estate Sales Agents

4.12

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks

4.06

Substitute Teachers

3.34

Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education

3.30
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

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

4.96

Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers

4.82

Real Estate Sales Agents

4.58

Pest Control Workers

4.56

Amusement and Recreation Attendants

4.54

Cooks, Short Order

4.33

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

4.22

Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

2.92

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

2.91

Architects, Except Landscape and Naval

2.89
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Upholsterers

96.01

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

49.53

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

42.73

Model Makers, Wood

42.43

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

25.57

Furniture Finishers

25.07

Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers

24.70

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

20.83

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

16.96

Sewing Machine Operators

15.65
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Hattiesburg, MS, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

7.60

Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

4.47

Commercial Pilots

3.87

Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors

3.47

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

3.46

Cooks, Fast Food

3.40

Nurse Practitioners

3.32

Ophthalmic Medical Technicians

3.20

Diagnostic Medical Sonographers

3.14

Highway Maintenance Workers

3.06
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Harrisonburg, VA, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

19.60

Communications Teachers, Postsecondary

11.35

Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

8.12

Food Processing Workers, All Other

7.93

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

7.78

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

7.65

Interpreters and Translators

6.66

Education Teachers, Postsecondary

6.30

History Teachers, Postsecondary

5.79

Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary

5.03
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Word Processors and Typists

7.19

Emergency Management Directors

5.57

Historians

5.32

Crossing Guards

4.92

Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

4.35

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

4.22

Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers

4.02

Economists

3.85

Residential Advisors

3.67

Statisticians

3.42
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Hanford-Corcoran, CA, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

27.02

Agricultural Workers, All Other

26.73

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

24.39

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

9.59

Agricultural Inspectors

7.46

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

5.32

Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping

5.18

Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists

4.30

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

3.97

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

3.51
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Hammond, LA, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Food Processing Workers, All Other

17.65

Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other

10.37

Counselors, All Other

10.25

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

8.65

Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks

8.58

Opticians, Dispensing

4.72

Food Preparation Workers

4.39

Information and Record Clerks, All Other

4.14

Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other

3.79

Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other

3.66
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

8.78

Community Health Workers

4.92

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

4.91

Court Reporters

4.26

Prepress Technicians and Workers

3.94

Correctional Officers and Jailers

3.93

Gas Plant Operators

3.31

Judicial Law Clerks

3.29

Recreational Therapists

3.26

Marriage and Family Therapists

3.03
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Slot Supervisors

25.68

Gaming Managers

24.99

Marine Engineers and Naval Architects

24.86

Gaming Dealers

19.28

Gaming Supervisors

18.65

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

13.87

Gaming Cage Workers

13.45

Physical Scientists, All Other

11.33

Chemical Plant and System Operators

10.51

Insulation Workers, Mechanical

10.32
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Guayama, PR, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Industrial Engineers

8.60

Highway Maintenance Workers

7.86

Word Processors and Typists

7.58

Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors

5.31

Teachers and Instructors, All Other, Except Substitute Teachers

5.02

Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists

4.24

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education

3.59

Industrial Production Managers

3.45

Librarians

3.26

First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers

3.18
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

23.47

Tire Builders

17.28

Surgeons

9.33

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

9.23

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

9.21

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

8.11

Orderlies

6.80

Team Assemblers

5.41

Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary

5.02

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

5.01
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Greenville, NC, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

9.45

Real Estate Brokers

4.22

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.69

Physician Assistants

3.37

Helpers--Carpenters

3.14

Self-Enrichment Education Teachers

2.83

Home Health Aides

2.68

Phlebotomists

2.64

Registered Nurses

2.48

Dietitians and Nutritionists

2.39
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Greensboro-High Point, NC, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Upholsterers

16.45

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

16.01

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

13.65

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

13.39

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

7.85

Sewing Machine Operators

6.40

Furniture Finishers

6.27

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

6.17

Real Estate Brokers

5.06

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School

4.63
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Green Bay, WI, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

11.67

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

5.88

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

5.82

Prepress Technicians and Workers

5.55

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

5.30

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.02

Printing Press Operators

4.61

Millwrights

4.46

Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other

3.83

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

3.64
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Greeley, CO, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

28.83

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

25.70

Building Cleaning Workers, All Other

12.44

Agricultural Workers, All Other

9.82

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

6.30

Petroleum Engineers

4.99

Education Teachers, Postsecondary

4.59

Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators

4.34

Furniture Finishers

4.20

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment

4.15
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Great Falls, MT, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.29

Substitute Teachers

5.17

Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines

4.89

Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators

4.82

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.81

Social Workers, All Other

4.38

Clergy

3.76

Opticians, Dispensing

3.70

Musicians and Singers

3.32

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School

3.14
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Grants Pass, OR, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

52.45

Forest and Conservation Technicians

12.00

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

11.18

Financial Clerks, All Other

7.63

Clergy

5.99

Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other

4.95

Social and Community Service Managers

4.55

Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other

4.36

Social Workers, All Other

4.35

Protective Service Workers, All Other

3.20
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Tool and Die Makers

8.48

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

5.14

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

5.12

Furniture Finishers

4.69

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

4.67

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

4.27

Commercial and Industrial Designers

4.05

Team Assemblers

3.93

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

3.88

Coaches and Scouts

3.86
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Grand Junction, CO, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

16.28

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

10.87

Crossing Guards

6.49

Surveyors

5.77

Painters, Transportation Equipment

5.48

Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other

5.26

Conservation Scientists

5.16

Skincare Specialists

4.81

Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate

4.16

Mental Health Counselors

3.86
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Grand Island, NE, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

17.30

Agricultural Inspectors

14.75

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

8.51

Agricultural Equipment Operators

6.60

Tire Repairers and Changers

5.29

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

4.96

Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers

4.86

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

4.49

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

3.94

Cooks, Short Order

3.79
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Grand Forks, ND-MN, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

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

8.54

Industrial Engineering Technicians

7.31

Soil and Plant Scientists

6.77

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

6.45

Commercial Pilots

6.37

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.24

Radio and Television Announcers

5.18

Ophthalmic Medical Technicians

4.95

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

4.50

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

3.51
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Goldsboro, NC, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

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

7.16

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

6.84

Rehabilitation Counselors

6.05

Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

3.26

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers

3.22

Real Estate Brokers

3.16

Bus Drivers, School or Special Client

2.84

Internists, General

2.63

Packers and Packagers, Hand

2.60

Interpreters and Translators

2.53
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Glens Falls, NY, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

11.50

Legislators

10.46

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

9.80

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

8.69

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

7.75

Highway Maintenance Workers

7.19

Motorcycle Mechanics

7.08

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School

7.00

Editors

6.27

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

6.16
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Gettysburg, PA, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

11.80

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

10.93

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

8.09

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

6.53

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

5.49

Food Batchmakers

4.78

Helpers--Production Workers

4.18

Highway Maintenance Workers

3.95

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

3.82

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

3.65
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Gary, IN Metropolitan Division, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

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

38.96

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

35.20

Crane and Tower Operators

7.86

Gaming Supervisors

7.77

Millwrights

7.30

Therapists, All Other

7.20

Materials Engineers

7.20

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

6.01

Gaming Dealers

5.28

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

5.12
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Gainesville, GA, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

28.83

Agricultural Inspectors

10.68

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

9.42

Dental Laboratory Technicians

8.73

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

8.62

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

7.95

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

5.75

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

4.77

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

4.74

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

3.77
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Gainesville, FL, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary

12.22

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

8.19

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

7.66

Religious Workers, All Other

7.29

Cooks, All Other

6.90

Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other

5.56

Biological Scientists, All Other

5.28

Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other

5.26

Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other

5.22

Artists and Related Workers, All Other

5.06
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Gadsden, AL, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Occupational Therapy Aides

18.19

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

12.68

Occupational Therapy Assistants

11.15

Helpers--Production Workers

8.17

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

7.40

Pipelayers

6.97

Physical Therapist Assistants

6.38

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.38

Speech-Language Pathologists

4.62

Construction and Related Workers, All Other

3.66
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Fresno, CA, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

37.33

Farm Labor Contractors

24.31

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

14.00

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

13.18

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

12.31

Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic

11.76

Agricultural Inspectors

8.97

Agricultural Engineers

7.07

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

6.94

Agricultural Workers, All Other

6.83
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Division, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Cargo and Freight Agents

6.26

Wellhead Pumpers

5.94

Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants

5.94

Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters

5.89

Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks

5.85

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

4.99

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

4.95

Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors

4.82

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.52

Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers

4.22
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Fort Wayne, IN, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

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

9.51

Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other

6.57

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

5.97

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

4.43

Furniture Finishers

3.84

Orthotists and Prosthetists

3.74

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

3.62

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

3.50

Model Makers, Metal and Plastic

3.46

Machinists

3.38
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Fort Smith, AR-OK, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Rock Splitters, Quarry

41.97

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

20.10

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

14.72

Food Processing Workers, All Other

13.66

Gaming Managers

9.07

Helpers--Production Workers

7.87

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

7.52

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

7.10

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

6.77

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

6.71
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, FL Metropolitan Division, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorboat Operators

11.34

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.74

Construction and Related Workers, All Other

5.14

Telemarketers

5.02

Transportation Workers, All Other

4.41

Elevator Installers and Repairers

3.64

Psychiatric Technicians

3.64

Marriage and Family Therapists

3.64

Landscape Architects

3.59

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

3.44
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Fort Collins, CO, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Conservation Scientists

22.66

Musical Instrument Repairers and Tuners

9.83

Computer Hardware Engineers

9.44

Foresters

9.24

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

6.56

Soil and Plant Scientists

6.00

Natural Sciences Managers

4.29

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

4.26

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

4.07

Veterinary Technologists and Technicians

4.00
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Fond du Lac, WI, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

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

8.85

Mechanical Drafters

4.86

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

4.80

Team Assemblers

4.58

Mechanical Engineering Technicians

4.36

Athletic Trainers

4.30

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

4.20

Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors

3.80

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

3.42

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.31
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

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

8.66

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

7.94

Logging Equipment Operators

7.36

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

5.82

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

5.46

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

5.23

Pharmacy Aides

5.17

Helpers--Electricians

5.02

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

4.39

Tire Repairers and Changers

4.12
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Florence, SC, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Nuclear Engineers

18.25

Millwrights

11.08

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

7.69

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

7.43

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

6.72

Dietetic Technicians

5.67

Riggers

5.11

Industrial Engineering Technicians

4.89

Social Workers, All Other

4.44

Cartographers and Photogrammetrists

4.30
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Flint, MI, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Telephone Operators

3.69

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

3.44

Mechanical Drafters

3.24

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

2.80

Medical Equipment Repairers

2.49

Mechanical Engineering Technicians

2.47

Optometrists

2.42

Dentists, General

2.38

Dental Hygienists

2.35

Music Directors and Composers

2.26
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Flagstaff, AZ, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Travel Guides

63.26

Tour Guides and Escorts

23.53

Stonemasons

12.51

Conservation Scientists

7.29

Education Administrators, All Other

7.26

Biological Technicians

7.21

Athletic Trainers

7.02

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

6.51

Forensic Science Technicians

6.08

Lodging Managers

5.92
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

14.23

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

12.85

Food Processing Workers, All Other

11.37

Demonstrators and Product Promoters

10.80

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

9.66

Agricultural Inspectors

5.20

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

5.07

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.62

Correspondence Clerks

4.29

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

3.73
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Fayetteville, NC, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Education Administrators, All Other

13.59

Real Estate Brokers

5.64

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

5.01

Healthcare Support Workers, All Other

4.64

Budget Analysts

4.41

Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles

4.23

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary

3.99

Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary

3.86

Logisticians

3.40

Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators

3.36
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Farmington, NM, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

50.41

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

33.31

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

32.57

Boilermakers

29.76

Helpers--Extraction Workers

23.33

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

20.50

Anthropologists and Archeologists

17.26

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

13.83

Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door

12.48

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

10.16
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Fargo, ND-MN, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Anesthesiologists

8.94

Public Address System and Other Announcers

7.52

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

7.34

Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders

7.27

Gaming Service Workers, All Other

6.73

Insulation Workers, Mechanical

6.49

Soil and Plant Scientists

5.54

Pharmacy Aides

5.02

Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks

4.97

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

4.75
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Fairbanks, AK, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

16.64

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

11.79

Physical Scientists, All Other

9.75

Environmental Engineering Technicians

8.65

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education

7.97

Biological Scientists, All Other

6.63

Civil Engineering Technicians

6.52

Transportation Security Screeners

6.02

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.74

Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators

5.68
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Evansville, IN-KY, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

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

10.20

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

8.09

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

6.25

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

6.22

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

5.61

Psychiatric Technicians

5.23

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

5.16

Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers

4.67

Broadcast Technicians

4.61

Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other

4.57
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Eugene, OR, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Workers, All Other

69.40

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

27.92

Log Graders and Scalers

13.42

Logging Equipment Operators

12.33

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

11.48

Woodworkers, All Other

9.55

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

8.23

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

7.67

Foresters

6.76

Clergy

6.75
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Erie, PA, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

6.04

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

5.64

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

5.50

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

5.16

Word Processors and Typists

5.13

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

4.29

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

3.88

Tool and Die Makers

3.80

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

3.41

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

3.30
Occupations with the highest location quotient in El Paso, TX, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers

11.10

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

7.78

Woodworkers, All Other

5.93

Psychiatric Aides

4.52

Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists

4.37

Telemarketers

4.35

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School

4.25

Counselors, All Other

4.01

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.59

Personal Care Aides

2.95
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Elmira, NY, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

8.19

Correctional Officers and Jailers

7.76

Legislators

5.51

Roofers

5.02

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

4.10

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

4.03

Word Processors and Typists

3.96

Clergy

3.55

Machinists

3.42

Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists

3.30
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Elkhart-Goshen, IN, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

84.19

Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians

51.08

Upholsterers

28.78

Furniture Finishers

23.68

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

18.38

Team Assemblers

16.67

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

13.23

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

12.32

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

11.36

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

10.67
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Education Administrators, All Other

11.52

Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping

8.79

Team Assemblers

7.15

Computer Occupations, All Other

5.83

Budget Analysts

4.73

Human Resources Specialists

4.59

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

4.19

Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials

4.03

Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other

3.37

Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria

2.67
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Elgin, IL Metropolitan Division, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

10.15

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

5.51

Dietetic Technicians

4.41

Machinists

3.55

Desktop Publishers

3.42

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

3.37

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

3.11

Library Technicians

3.00

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

2.80

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

2.64
Occupations with the highest location quotient in El Centro, CA, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

57.07

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

17.32

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

15.38

Power Plant Operators

14.67

Agricultural Equipment Operators

10.19

Pharmacy Aides

6.03

Compliance Officers

5.91

Teachers and Instructors, All Other, Except Substitute Teachers

5.50

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.03

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

4.35
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Eau Claire, WI, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

5.65

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

5.64

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.70

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

4.20

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

3.74

Logging Equipment Operators

3.73

Tour Guides and Escorts

3.61

Medical Transcriptionists

3.46

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

3.40

Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers

3.12
Occupations with the highest location quotient in East Stroudsburg, PA, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment

34.89

Baggage Porters and Bellhops

5.45

Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers

4.97

Lodging Managers

3.47

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

3.46

Procurement Clerks

3.29

Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

2.68

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

2.64

Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers

2.56

Amusement and Recreation Attendants

2.43
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Dutchess County-Putnam County, NY Metropolitan Division, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Economics Teachers, Postsecondary

5.87

Anthropology and Archeology Teachers, Postsecondary

5.42

Correctional Officers and Jailers

4.84

Word Processors and Typists

4.53

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

4.36

Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary

4.36

Music Directors and Composers

4.32

Bailiffs

3.95

Animal Trainers

3.89

Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary

3.71
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Durham-Chapel Hill, NC, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Sociologists

28.97

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary

16.53

Statistical Assistants

16.25

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

15.14

Social Science Research Assistants

13.31

Natural Sciences Managers

10.14

Statisticians

9.39

Economics Teachers, Postsecondary

8.36

Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other

8.13

Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

8.05
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Duluth, MN-WI, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Wind Turbine Service Technicians

18.56

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

11.61

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

9.35

Foresters

5.83

Exercise Physiologists

5.67

Forest and Conservation Technicians

4.73

Social and Human Service Assistants

4.62

Biological Scientists, All Other

4.34

Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines

4.29

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

4.15
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Dubuque, IA, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

8.19

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

6.73

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

6.60

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.35

Rehabilitation Counselors

5.96

Financial Specialists, All Other

3.70

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

3.59

Commercial and Industrial Designers

3.53

Chiropractors

3.51

Crane and Tower Operators

3.46
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Dover, DE, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

13.13

Shampooers

10.91

Microbiologists

7.78

Urban and Regional Planners

7.00

Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other

6.85

Civil Engineering Technicians

4.76

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks

4.55

Legal Support Workers, All Other

4.52

Transportation Inspectors

4.25

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

3.73
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Dothan, AL, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Agricultural Inspectors

20.57

Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic

9.51

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

8.55

Couriers and Messengers

6.15

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.04

Pipelayers

5.31

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.22

Teachers and Instructors, All Other, Except Substitute Teachers

5.21

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

4.78

Logging Equipment Operators

4.41
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Commercial and Industrial Designers

12.39

Model Makers, Metal and Plastic

10.99

Mechanical Engineers

8.05

Tool and Die Makers

6.83

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

5.29

Patternmakers, Wood

5.11

Mechanical Engineering Technicians

4.89

Industrial Engineers

4.56

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

3.30

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

3.25
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Detroit-Dearborn-Livonia, MI Metropolitan Division, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Patternmakers, Wood

12.92

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

9.69

Commercial and Industrial Designers

9.32

Mechanical Engineers

7.71

Model Makers, Metal and Plastic

6.98

Slot Supervisors

6.77

Millwrights

4.96

Tool and Die Makers

4.66

Labor Relations Specialists

4.26

Gaming Supervisors

4.16
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Agricultural Engineers

19.70

Soil and Plant Scientists

12.62

Animal Breeders

12.51

Actuaries

9.75

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

9.27

Legislators

5.56

Insurance Underwriters

5.38

Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service

4.67

Statistical Assistants

4.32

Anesthesiologists

4.19
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

6.80

Cartographers and Photogrammetrists

5.53

Financial Clerks, All Other

4.88

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

4.84

Transportation Workers, All Other

4.66

Hydrologists

4.11

Epidemiologists

3.86

Surveying and Mapping Technicians

3.81

Massage Therapists

3.77

Petroleum Engineers

3.61
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorboat Operators

9.33

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

7.71

Commercial Pilots

5.89

Construction and Related Workers, All Other

5.21

Roofers

4.22

Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other

3.87

Physics Teachers, Postsecondary

3.56

Telemarketers

3.55

Pest Control Workers

3.48

Highway Maintenance Workers

3.26
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Decatur, IL, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Dietetic Technicians

11.08

Production Workers, All Other

7.89

Motorcycle Mechanics

6.49

Maintenance Workers, Machinery

4.83

Community Health Workers

4.80

Teachers and Instructors, All Other, Except Substitute Teachers

3.59

Social Workers, All Other

3.43

Mechanical Engineers

3.09

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks

3.00

Funeral Attendants

2.85
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Decatur, AL, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

20.50

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay

20.01

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

9.04

Crane and Tower Operators

7.01

Pipelayers

6.02

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

5.68

Chemical Engineers

5.53

Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other

5.37

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

4.78

Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors

4.57
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Dayton, OH, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Watch Repairers

11.25

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

6.82

Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other

6.19

Engineers, All Other

5.18

Aerospace Engineers

5.16

Model Makers, Metal and Plastic

4.81

Orthotists and Prosthetists

4.76

Materials Engineers

4.51

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

4.31

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

3.90
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Bridge and Lock Tenders

11.17

Production Workers, All Other

11.12

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

4.65

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.62

Helpers--Electricians

4.08

Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians

3.89

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

3.70

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

3.69

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

3.67

Motorcycle Mechanics

3.30
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

9.46

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

7.42

Pipelayers

3.90

Pharmacy Aides

3.78

Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers

3.68

Lodging Managers

3.54

Helpers--Electricians

3.32

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

3.30

Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

2.74

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

2.69
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Danville, IL, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Order Clerks

7.91

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

6.38

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

5.73

Legislators

4.69

Logisticians

4.50

Highway Maintenance Workers

3.22

Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers

2.82

Cooks, Fast Food

2.47

Managers, All Other

2.46

Production Workers, All Other

2.44
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Dalton, GA, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

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

339.71

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

158.38

Fabric Menders, Except Garment

123.95

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

119.83

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

115.99

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

74.35

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

36.52

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

18.89

Sewing Machine Operators

8.87

Parts Salespersons

8.07
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Barbers

4.62

Semiconductor Processors

4.55

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

4.21

Internists, General

3.55

Stonemasons

3.40

Insurance Appraisers, Auto Damage

3.17

Petroleum Engineers

3.03

Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers

2.85

Loan Interviewers and Clerks

2.74

Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks

2.73
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Semiconductor Processors

3.69

Barbers

3.57

Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers

3.48

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

3.37

Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles

3.36

Flight Attendants

3.23

Terrazzo Workers and Finishers

3.22

Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers

3.10

Petroleum Engineers

2.99

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

2.84
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Cumberland, MD-WV, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Correctional Officers and Jailers

7.06

Occupational Therapy Assistants

6.41

Physical Therapist Assistants

5.57

Psychiatric Technicians

5.18

Residential Advisors

4.35

Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary

3.86

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

3.67

Meter Readers, Utilities

3.60

Funeral Attendants

3.49

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary

3.12
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment

9.96

Commercial Pilots

8.79

Avionics Technicians

8.34

Technical Writers

7.26

Engineers, All Other

6.05

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.08

Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other

4.33

Construction and Related Workers, All Other

3.71

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

3.61

Aerospace Engineers

3.60
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Corvallis, OR, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Workers, All Other

85.14

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

29.52

Soil and Plant Scientists

17.18

Cartographers and Photogrammetrists

16.53

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

15.41

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

15.06

Biological Technicians

14.41

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

14.05

Conservation Scientists

13.66

Computer Hardware Engineers

13.08
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Corpus Christi, TX, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

18.71

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

10.32

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

8.13

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

8.00

Petroleum Engineers

6.15

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.95

Riggers

4.93

Crane and Tower Operators

4.44

Avionics Technicians

4.41

Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

4.32
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Columbus, OH, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers

4.41

Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators

3.78

Internists, General

3.32

Hydrologists

3.17

Office Machine Operators, Except Computer

3.05

Commercial Pilots

3.00

Surgeons

2.90

Curators

2.81

Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers

2.74

Home Health Aides

2.65
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Columbus, IN, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

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

69.83

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

18.93

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

12.12

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

11.18

Tool and Die Makers

10.71

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

10.36

Team Assemblers

9.63

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

5.90

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

5.73

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.42
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Columbus, GA-AL, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Education Administrators, All Other

8.48

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

5.15

Interpreters and Translators

4.77

Prepress Technicians and Workers

4.10

Helpers--Electricians

3.95

Bailiffs

3.46

Maintenance Workers, Machinery

3.29

Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria

2.76

First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives

2.60

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

2.53
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Columbia, SC, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

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

12.84

Social Workers, All Other

5.55

Broadcast Technicians

4.80

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

4.71

Hydrologists

4.71

Cartographers and Photogrammetrists

4.35

Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers

4.17

Helpers--Carpenters

3.16

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

3.15

Locksmiths and Safe Repairers

3.09
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Columbia, MO, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Soil and Plant Scientists

15.93

Insurance Underwriters

6.75

Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary

5.93

Family and General Practitioners

5.57

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

4.63

Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary

4.47

Nurse Anesthetists

4.36

Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians

3.97

Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors

3.95

Conservation Scientists

3.93
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Colorado Springs, CO, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Religious Workers, All Other

17.03

Floor Sanders and Finishers

10.12

Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other

6.13

Education Administrators, All Other

4.62

Computer Hardware Engineers

4.54

Geography Teachers, Postsecondary

4.22

Gaming Service Workers, All Other

4.01

Information and Record Clerks, All Other

3.72

Sales and Related Workers, All Other

3.63

Information Security Analysts

3.08
Occupations with the highest location quotient in College Station-Bryan, TX, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary

92.68

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

55.34

Animal Scientists

52.36

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

34.27

Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary

29.25

Graduate Teaching Assistants

16.80

Soil and Plant Scientists

10.18

Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

9.87

Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles

8.05

Economics Teachers, Postsecondary

7.22
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Coeur d'Alene, ID, May 2016
Occupation Location Quotient

Foresters

14.85

Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians

8.96

Forest and Conservation Technicians

8.96

Logging Equipment Operators

8.84

Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers

6.35

Crossing Guards

5.15

Dental Laboratory Technicians

4.37

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic