Charts of the areas with the highest location quotient for each occupation, May 2017


Areas with the highest location quotient for Material Moving Workers, All Other, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

12.76

South Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

12.07

Modesto, CA

11.26

Northwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

9.93

Northeastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

6.20

Anchorage, AK

5.99

Stockton-Lodi, CA

5.10

Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

4.30

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

4.21

Bakersfield, CA

3.98
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Far East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

57.29

Mobile, AL

24.23

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

22.15

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

19.23

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

11.53

Western Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

9.57

Baton Rouge, LA

7.34

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

7.19

Fargo, ND-MN

7.11

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN

5.02
Areas with the highest location quotient for Mine Shuttle Car Operators, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

243.25

Beckley, WV

179.00

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

155.73

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

104.43

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

94.64

Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

64.15

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

61.78

Charleston, WV

38.53
Areas with the highest location quotient for Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Arecibo, PR

7.03

Guayama, PR

5.05

Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.85

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

4.28

Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

4.21

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.78

Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.32

South Nevada nonmetropolitan area

3.32

Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.27

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

3.06
Areas with the highest location quotient for Wellhead Pumpers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Midland, TX

97.04

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

88.88

Southwest Kansas nonmetropolitan area

43.57

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

43.46

East Montana nonmetropolitan area

39.49

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

37.85

Northwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

37.65

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

32.38

Northeast Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

26.62

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

26.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Lafayette, LA

101.42

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

67.43

Portsmouth, NH-ME

25.18

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

17.17

Greeley, CO

15.35

Midland, TX

14.07

Bakersfield, CA

12.37

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

10.06

Longview, TX

6.35

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

5.86
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

62.92

Northern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

39.65

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

35.92

Charleston, WV

29.13

Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

13.95

Springfield, MA-CT

10.43

Oklahoma City, OK

6.27

Camden, NJ Metropolitan Division

2.46

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

1.91

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

1.90
Areas with the highest location quotient for Packers and Packagers, Hand, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

4.56

New Bedford, MA

3.89

Yakima, WA

3.76

East Washington nonmetropolitan area

3.65

Merced, CA

3.62

Central Washington nonmetropolitan area

3.43

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

3.09

Monroe, MI

3.02

Morristown, TN

2.99

Lawrence-Methuen Town-Salem, MA-NH NECTA Division

2.93
Areas with the highest location quotient for Machine Feeders and Offbearers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

South Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

19.68

Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

14.99

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

10.47

Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

9.78

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

9.55

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

8.86

North Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

7.82

Albany, OR

7.36

Medford, OR

7.20

Logan, UT-ID

7.05
Areas with the highest location quotient for Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA

3.83

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

3.37

Elgin, IL Metropolitan Division

2.79

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA

2.51

Gainesville, GA

2.49

Dalton, GA

2.38

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

2.37

Stockton-Lodi, CA

2.25

Savannah, GA

2.24

Spartanburg, SC

2.21
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Sherman-Denison, TX

2.60

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

2.57

North Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

2.39

Lubbock, TX

2.26

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

2.25

Merced, CA

2.15

Amarillo, TX

2.12

Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

2.11

Modesto, CA

2.09

Lima, OH

2.09
Areas with the highest location quotient for Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

6.08

Albany, OR

5.83

Danville, IL

5.43

Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area

4.30

Stockton-Lodi, CA

3.94

Dover, DE

3.91

Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area

3.78

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

3.49

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA

3.40

Northwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.15
Areas with the highest location quotient for Hoist and Winch Operators, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

9.82

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division

2.74

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

2.30
Areas with the highest location quotient for Loading Machine Operators, Underground Mining, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

39.07

Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

20.69

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

15.08

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

6.72

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

0.65
Areas with the highest location quotient for Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

36.19

Beckley, WV

13.06

Garrett County, Maryland nonmetropolitan area

11.13

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

10.66

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

9.80

Southwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

9.79

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

7.76

Wheeling, WV-OH

6.35

North Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

5.88

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

5.62
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dredge Operators, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Baton Rouge, LA

9.61

Kansas City, MO-KS

4.52

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

2.50
Areas with the highest location quotient for Crane and Tower Operators, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

12.67

Gary, IN Metropolitan Division

9.22

Baton Rouge, LA

7.28

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

7.08

Corpus Christi, TX

6.45

Mobile, AL

6.31

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

5.90

Owensboro, KY

5.16

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

5.04

Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH

4.72
Areas with the highest location quotient for Conveyor Operators and Tenders, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Enid, OK

53.12

Southwest Kansas nonmetropolitan area

21.20

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

16.60

Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

15.98

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

15.58

Northeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

13.81

Springfield, IL

12.52

Northwest Kansas nonmetropolitan area

12.34

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

11.51

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

9.65
Areas with the highest location quotient for Transportation Workers, All Other, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Anchorage, AK

18.15

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

14.67

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

10.11

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

8.23

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

4.52

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

4.52

Tulsa, OK

4.48

Baton Rouge, LA

4.45

Urban Honolulu, HI

4.41

Monroe, LA

4.01
Areas with the highest location quotient for Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

26.82

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

14.58

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

5.60

Urban Honolulu, HI

4.09

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division

3.35

Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division

2.93

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

2.84

Salt Lake City, UT

2.27

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

2.17

Dayton, OH

2.16
Areas with the highest location quotient for Transportation Inspectors, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Savannah, GA

7.87

St. George, UT

4.85

Lancaster, PA

4.04

Anchorage, AK

3.88

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

2.95

Laredo, TX

2.68

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

2.38

Killeen-Temple, TX

2.36

Longview, TX

2.26

Southern Ohio non-metropolitan area

2.25
Areas with the highest location quotient for Traffic Technicians, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA

5.68

Chattanooga, TN-GA

5.37

Knoxville, TN

5.10

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

4.13

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

3.99

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

3.54

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

3.13

Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division

2.78

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

2.48

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

2.45
Areas with the highest location quotient for Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Grants Pass, OR

8.77

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

8.05

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

8.00

North Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

6.77

South Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

6.72

Albany, OR

6.45

Ocean City, NJ

4.78

Camden, NJ Metropolitan Division

4.14

Bend-Redmond, OR

3.74

Midland, TX

3.62
Areas with the highest location quotient for Parking Lot Attendants, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

4.60

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

3.46

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division

3.42

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

3.29

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

3.29

Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

3.08

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

2.89

Urban Honolulu, HI

2.71

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

2.58

Detroit-Dearborn-Livonia, MI Metropolitan Division

2.57
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bridge and Lock Tenders, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

61.03

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

34.39

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

15.89

Western Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

15.81

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

15.77

Lake Charles, LA

11.79

Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

11.24

West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

10.62

Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL

9.45

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

8.14
Areas with the highest location quotient for Ship Engineers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

53.55

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

43.62

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

40.78

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

33.80

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

11.32

Jacksonville, FL

6.83

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division

6.29

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN

5.45

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

5.34

Savannah, GA

3.71
Areas with the highest location quotient for Motorboat Operators, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

77.30

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

54.34

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

4.32

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

4.27

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division

3.99

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

3.69

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

3.41

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

2.53

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

0.61

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

0.60
Areas with the highest location quotient for Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

96.53

Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

26.47

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

23.77

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

23.20

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

20.90

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

20.55

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

13.80

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

13.59

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

10.62

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

9.87
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sailors and Marine Oilers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

97.50

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

40.44

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

24.05

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

22.94

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

22.89

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

13.49

Lafayette, LA

11.75

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

11.12

Ocean City, NJ

11.07

North Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

8.41
Areas with the highest location quotient for Rail Transportation Workers, All Other, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

0.62

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

0.46
Areas with the highest location quotient for Subway and Streetcar Operators, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

14.49

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

5.20

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

0.83

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

0.64
Areas with the highest location quotient for Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

1.97

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

1.42

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

1.01
Areas with the highest location quotient for Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

8.47

Baton Rouge, LA

5.02

Montgomery, AL

2.98

Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

2.35

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

0.92

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

0.66
Areas with the highest location quotient for Rail Yard Engineers, Dinkey Operators, and Hostlers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

7.25

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

3.64

Salt Lake City, UT

1.52

Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division

1.17

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

1.05

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

0.60
Areas with the highest location quotient for Locomotive Engineers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division

0.81

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

0.63

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

0.51

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

0.26

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

0.05
Areas with the highest location quotient for Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

San Angelo, TX

5.85

Columbia, MO

5.40

Fort Wayne, IN

4.59

Jefferson City, MO

4.51

Medford, OR

4.33

Albany, OR

4.11

Akron, OH

3.74

Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC

3.71

Great Falls, MT

3.69

Jacksonville, NC

3.49
Areas with the highest location quotient for Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

7.58

Leominster-Gardner, MA

4.86

West Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

4.39

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division

3.96

Western Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

3.81

Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, MA-NH NECTA Division

3.34

Peabody-Salem-Beverly, MA NECTA Division

3.10

Pittsfield, MA

2.94

Rochester, MN

2.88

Napa, CA

2.82
Areas with the highest location quotient for Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

West Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

2.84

Great Falls, MT

2.46

Washington Parish, Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

2.31

Muskegon, MI

2.22

Dothan, AL

2.13

Upper Eastern Shore of Maryland nonmetropolitan area

2.05

Bangor, ME

2.03

Monroe, LA

2.03

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

2.02

Kankakee, IL

1.98
Areas with the highest location quotient for Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Joplin, MO

4.55

Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

4.39

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.37

Midland, TX

3.60

North Nevada nonmetropolitan area

3.50

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

3.39

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

3.28

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

3.15

Iowa City, IA

3.02

Odessa, TX

2.97
Areas with the highest location quotient for Driver/Sales Workers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Cheyenne, WY

3.64

Beckley, WV

3.08

Taunton-Middleborough-Norton, MA NECTA Division

2.91

Victoria, TX

2.78

Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

2.70

Port St. Lucie, FL

2.67

Southern Ohio non-metropolitan area

2.55

Missoula, MT

2.51

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA

2.43

Winston-Salem, NC

2.38
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bus Drivers, School or Special Client, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

East Central New York nonmetropolitan area

5.90

Beckley, WV

4.08

Lebanon, PA

3.78

Johnstown, PA

3.72

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

3.57

East Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.51

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

3.36

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

3.29

East Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.22

Gettysburg, PA

2.94
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Kingston, NY

3.44

Urban Honolulu, HI

3.36

Pocatello, ID

2.96

Mankato-North Mankato, MN

2.95

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

2.81

Haverhill-Newburyport-Amesbury Town, MA-NH NECTA Division

2.76

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

2.74

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

2.63

Northwest Washington nonmetropolitan area

2.57

Flint, MI

2.52
Areas with the highest location quotient for Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

24.28

Far East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

21.62

Northwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

13.53

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

12.00

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

10.26

Wheeling, WV-OH

9.74

East Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

9.54

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

7.08

Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division

6.22

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

6.00
Areas with the highest location quotient for Flight Attendants, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Division

8.70

Anchorage, AK

3.85

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division

3.80

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

3.60

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

3.30

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

3.13

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

3.04

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division

2.76

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

2.70

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

2.33
Areas with the highest location quotient for Airfield Operations Specialists, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

17.51

Urban Honolulu, HI

13.33

Anchorage, AK

5.45

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

5.36

Detroit-Dearborn-Livonia, MI Metropolitan Division

3.81

Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Division

3.76

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

3.61

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

3.03

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

2.59

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

2.57
Areas with the highest location quotient for Air Traffic Controllers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division

18.67

Anchorage, AK

10.25

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

8.05

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

5.83

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

4.55

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

4.06

Jacksonville, FL

3.71

Nassau County-Suffolk County, NY Metropolitan Division

3.42

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

3.29

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

2.94
Areas with the highest location quotient for Commercial Pilots, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

26.34

Central Washington nonmetropolitan area

24.08

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

10.51

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

10.48

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

9.83

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL

7.83

Savannah, GA

6.99

Grand Forks, ND-MN

6.77

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

6.46

Anchorage, AK

6.29
Areas with the highest location quotient for Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Anchorage, AK

17.78

Detroit-Dearborn-Livonia, MI Metropolitan Division

6.15

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

4.59

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

4.35

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

4.16

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

3.52

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

3.45

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division

3.16

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

2.57

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

2.53
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material Moving Workers, Except Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

2.94

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

2.54

Laredo, TX

2.23

Lebanon, PA

2.21

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA

2.21

Stockton-Lodi, CA

2.18

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

2.10

Taunton-Middleborough-Norton, MA NECTA Division

2.04

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

2.04

Longview, WA

2.03
Areas with the highest location quotient for Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Anchorage, AK

8.67

Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Division

4.93

St. Louis, MO-IL

4.76

Cedar Rapids, IA

4.31

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

3.75

Urban Honolulu, HI

3.16

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

3.07

Detroit-Dearborn-Livonia, MI Metropolitan Division

2.68

Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division

2.55

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

2.46
Areas with the highest location quotient for Transportation and Material Moving Occupations, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA

2.15

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

2.03

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

1.94

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

1.82

Dalton, GA

1.81

Stockton-Lodi, CA

1.79

Lebanon, PA

1.78

Staunton-Waynesboro, VA

1.68

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA

1.65

Joplin, MO

1.63
Areas with the highest location quotient for Production Workers, All Other, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Kokomo, IN

41.95

Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL

10.51

Bowling Green, KY

9.49

Cleveland, TN

7.15

Carbondale-Marion, IL

6.83

East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

6.53

Kankakee, IL

6.38

Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area

5.56

West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

5.55

Ponce, PR

5.22
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Production Workers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

8.45

Gadsden, AL

8.24

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

8.22

Fort Smith, AR-OK

7.55

Columbus, IN

7.38

Walla Walla, WA

6.68

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

6.14

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

5.62

Rome, GA

5.11

Tuscaloosa, AL

4.72
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tire Builders, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

14.91

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

4.13

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

2.83

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

2.00

Canton-Massillon, OH

1.59

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN

1.00

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

0.54

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division

0.42

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

0.33

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

0.33
Areas with the highest location quotient for Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

30.54

Owensboro, KY

15.52

Northwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

14.48

Altoona, PA

14.36

Pine Bluff, AR

12.95

Green Bay, WI

12.84

Gettysburg, PA

11.98

Glens Falls, NY

9.33

Northeastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

9.00

Appleton, WI

8.79
Areas with the highest location quotient for Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

North Northeastern Ohio non-metropolitan area (non-contiguous)

10.88

Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

9.07

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

7.66

Fond du Lac, WI

7.31

Jonesboro, AR

5.28

St. Cloud, MN

5.27

Kankakee, IL

4.87

Redding, CA

4.81

Tyler, TX

4.79

Logan, UT-ID

4.43
Areas with the highest location quotient for Etchers and Engravers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

12.22

Hill Country Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

5.68

Reno, NV

4.76

Cleveland-Elyria, OH

4.71

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

4.09

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

3.64

Northern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

3.48

Springfield, MA-CT

3.02

Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division

2.95

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

2.86
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

30.16

Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

29.23

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

23.72

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

18.84

South Georgia nonmetropolitan area

14.95

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

14.23

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

14.01

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

13.13

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

11.41

Gainesville, GA

10.66
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

East Washington nonmetropolitan area

17.76

Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area

12.91

Haverhill-Newburyport-Amesbury Town, MA-NH NECTA Division

12.45

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

11.55

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

11.32

Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

10.21

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

7.05

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

6.64

Modesto, CA

6.51

Northeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

6.08
Areas with the highest location quotient for Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

South Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

22.91

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

20.25

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

10.36

Eugene, OR

9.78

Southeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

9.56

Medford, OR

7.45

North Northeastern Ohio non-metropolitan area (non-contiguous)

6.56

Southeast Kansas nonmetropolitan area

5.51

Haverhill-Newburyport-Amesbury Town, MA-NH NECTA Division

5.45

Toledo, OH

5.45
Areas with the highest location quotient for Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Chattanooga, TN-GA

16.67

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

16.31

Cleveland, TN

12.97

Mansfield, OH

6.82

Fond du Lac, WI

4.21

Port St. Lucie, FL

3.60

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

2.93

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

2.66

Southeast Kansas nonmetropolitan area

2.56

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

2.49
Areas with the highest location quotient for Semiconductor Processors, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

16.89

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

9.81

Austin-Round Rock, TX

6.65

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

5.60

Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division

4.65

Albuquerque, NM

4.57

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

3.74

Framingham, MA NECTA Division

1.32

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

1.32

Oakland-Hayward-Berkeley, CA Metropolitan Division

1.30
Areas with the highest location quotient for Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Joplin, MO

10.88

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

9.23

Waco, TX

7.87

Lexington-Fayette, KY

6.73

Central New York nonmetropolitan area

6.68

Jefferson City, MO

6.67

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

5.26

St. Cloud, MN

4.89

Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area

4.79

Springfield, MO

4.07
Areas with the highest location quotient for Painters, Transportation Equipment, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

22.15

Grand Junction, CO

5.73

North Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

5.53

Lafayette, LA

5.38

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

4.94

Amarillo, TX

4.84

Springfield, OH

4.82

South Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

4.30

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA

4.02

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

3.78
Areas with the highest location quotient for Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Columbus, IN

10.78

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

9.25

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

7.15

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

6.73

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

6.31

Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

6.27

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

6.16

Western Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

5.93

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

5.81

Appleton, WI

5.67
Areas with the highest location quotient for Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Idaho nonmetropolitan area

7.85

Logan, UT-ID

6.66

San German, PR

6.60

Gettysburg, PA

5.99

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

5.82

Wausau, WI

5.71

South Central Idaho nonmetropolitan area

5.54

Southeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

5.38

St. Joseph, MO-KS

5.33

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

5.32
Areas with the highest location quotient for Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

St. Cloud, MN

44.68

Rochester, NY

6.12

Boulder, CO

4.29

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

4.08

Syracuse, NY

3.82

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

3.72

Topeka, KS

3.54

Salt Lake City, UT

2.92

Jacksonville, FL

2.83

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

2.83
Areas with the highest location quotient for Medical Appliance Technicians, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

12.32

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

11.51

Western Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

10.39

Gainesville, FL

7.58

Morgantown, WV

5.56

Lake County-Kenosha County, IL-WI Metropolitan Division

4.23

Central New York nonmetropolitan area

3.99

Springfield, MO

3.34

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

3.10

Salisbury, MD-DE

3.10
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dental Laboratory Technicians, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Gainesville, GA

8.60

Racine, WI

5.40

Huntsville, AL

5.18

Coeur d'Alene, ID

4.70

Cedar Rapids, IA

4.51

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

4.20

Akron, OH

3.61

Grand Junction, CO

3.49

Rapid City, SD

3.37

South Central Idaho nonmetropolitan area

3.27
Areas with the highest location quotient for Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

14.42

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

6.90

Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ

5.20

Rapid City, SD

5.09

Albuquerque, NM

4.77

Lynn-Saugus-Marblehead, MA NECTA Division

3.98

Santa Fe, NM

3.58

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

3.23

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.06

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

3.05
Areas with the highest location quotient for Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Columbus, IN

5.66

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

4.13

Dalton, GA

3.96

Northeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

3.74

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

3.67

Morristown, TN

3.65

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

3.46

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

3.34

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

3.26

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

3.15
Areas with the highest location quotient for Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

17.98

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

15.53

Western Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

14.15

Southwest Washington nonmetropolitan area

12.43

Panhandle of Idaho nonmetropolitan area

12.09

South Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

10.46

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

10.14

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

8.31

Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

8.27

Northwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

7.53
Areas with the highest location quotient for Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

15.56

Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

13.91

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

13.49

Dover-Durham, NH-ME

12.97

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

11.18

Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area

9.66

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

8.79

Michigan City-La Porte, IN

8.32

Southeast Kansas nonmetropolitan area

7.65

North Northeastern Ohio non-metropolitan area (non-contiguous)

7.64
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

9.31

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

9.21

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

8.92

Morristown, TN

6.68

East Washington nonmetropolitan area

6.31

Fort Smith, AR-OK

6.20

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

6.13

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

5.95

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

5.63

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

5.55
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cutters and Trimmers, Hand, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

65.38

Dalton, GA

32.42

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

22.09

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

18.99

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

16.18

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

12.61

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

11.22

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

8.82

Greensboro-High Point, NC

8.25

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

7.54
Areas with the highest location quotient for Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Goldsboro, NC

6.72

Pine Bluff, AR

6.47

Southeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

5.57

West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

5.23

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

5.02

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

4.60

Dalton, GA

4.58

Southern Ohio non-metropolitan area

4.20

Rocky Mount, NC

4.08

Michigan City-La Porte, IN

4.07
Areas with the highest location quotient for Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Wausau, WI

10.86

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

7.93

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

6.63

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

5.66

Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

5.55

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

4.80

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

4.24

Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area

4.14

Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

4.09

Jackson, TN

3.87
Areas with the highest location quotient for Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area

13.97

South Nevada nonmetropolitan area

13.22

Southeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

10.27

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

10.16

Gettysburg, PA

8.40

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

7.80

Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

7.68

Glens Falls, NY

7.35

St. Cloud, MN

6.93

Ames, IA

6.15
Areas with the highest location quotient for Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Napa, CA

59.54

North Nevada nonmetropolitan area

22.31

Santa Rosa, CA

18.20

Albany, GA

13.63

Walla Walla, WA

13.51

Southwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

9.79

North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area

8.98

Merced, CA

7.73

Greeley, CO

7.48

Winston-Salem, NC

7.26
Areas with the highest location quotient for Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

18.17

Decatur, AL

15.46

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

9.68

Coastal Plains Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

8.56

Southern Ohio non-metropolitan area

7.75

Greenville, NC

7.57

Charleston, WV

6.69

Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

6.31

Spartanburg, SC

5.87

Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

5.74
Areas with the highest location quotient for Plant and System Operators, All Other, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

29.99

Southwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

18.60

Northwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

17.38

West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

12.15

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

11.93

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

11.63

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

11.11

Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

11.03

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

10.14

Ponce, PR

10.01
Areas with the highest location quotient for Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

50.13

Central-Southeast Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

27.56

Farmington, NM

22.07

Corpus Christi, TX

20.83

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

19.50

Billings, MT

17.36

Lake Charles, LA

15.67

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

15.62

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

14.49

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

12.22
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gas Plant Operators, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

26.99

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

26.46

East Montana nonmetropolitan area

18.68

Northwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

16.24

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

13.04

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

12.81

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

12.79

Southeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

11.92

Northern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

9.59

Northeast Kansas nonmetropolitan area

8.71
Areas with the highest location quotient for Chemical Plant and System Operators, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Lake Charles, LA

55.41

Baton Rouge, LA

29.44

Southwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

21.57

Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

19.03

Mobile, AL

15.97

Lima, OH

15.13

Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

13.63

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

7.89

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

5.34

Spartanburg, SC

5.26
Areas with the highest location quotient for Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

North Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

6.42

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

6.28

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC

6.17

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

5.60

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

5.25

Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH

5.10

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

4.92

Southwest Idaho nonmetropolitan area

4.84

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

4.63

Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

4.36
Areas with the highest location quotient for Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Far East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

6.24

Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

5.96

Danville, IL

5.89

Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

5.33

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

5.12

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

4.86

Panhandle of Idaho nonmetropolitan area

4.84

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

4.82

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

4.17

Worcester, MA-CT

4.14
Areas with the highest location quotient for Power Plant Operators, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

22.67

Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH

18.48

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

17.47

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

12.18

El Centro, CA

11.49

Northeast Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

9.29

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

9.03

Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

8.90

Hill Country Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

8.42

Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

7.26
Areas with the highest location quotient for Power Distributors and Dispatchers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Farmington, NM

24.75

Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

14.20

East Washington nonmetropolitan area

10.79

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

9.17

Akron, OH

8.43

Evansville, IN-KY

7.17

Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ Metropolitan Division

6.57

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

6.41

Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

5.61

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

4.18
Areas with the highest location quotient for Nuclear Power Reactor Operators, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Columbia, SC

17.29

Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC

4.21

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

0.98
Areas with the highest location quotient for Woodworkers, All Other, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

South Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

36.04

Big Thicket Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

30.55

Morristown, TN

30.12

Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

16.25

East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

13.86

Eugene, OR

13.28

Medford, OR

12.74

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

12.53

Montgomery, AL

5.28

Salem, OR

5.04
Areas with the highest location quotient for Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Northwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

21.64

Southwest Washington nonmetropolitan area

13.61

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

12.07

Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

12.05

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

12.03

Southern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

11.28

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

10.99

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

10.94

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

9.73

Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

8.99
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

37.86

Southwest Washington nonmetropolitan area

25.36

Panhandle of Idaho nonmetropolitan area

22.21

Central Washington nonmetropolitan area

22.01

Lewiston, ID-WA

16.59

South Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

16.50

Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

15.38

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

15.24

Northwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

14.09

Tuscaloosa, AL

14.09
Areas with the highest location quotient for Model Makers, Wood, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

33.92
Areas with the highest location quotient for Furniture Finishers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

24.62

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

23.67

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

22.09

Southern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

13.07

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA

10.35

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

9.52

North Northeastern Ohio non-metropolitan area (non-contiguous)

9.04

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

7.49

Lancaster, PA

6.94

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

6.42
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

11.91

East Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

10.11

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

9.80

Topeka, KS

9.08

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

7.99

North Northeastern Ohio non-metropolitan area (non-contiguous)

7.17

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

6.76

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA

6.60

Southern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

6.23

St. Cloud, MN

5.91
Areas with the highest location quotient for Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

85.33

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

28.57

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

20.96

Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

11.32

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

8.70

Cleveland, TN

8.58

Greensboro-High Point, NC

5.77

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

4.42

East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

3.96

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

3.34
Areas with the highest location quotient for Upholsterers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

104.61

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

61.27

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

25.54

Greensboro-High Point, NC

24.41

Morristown, TN

9.42

Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

5.15

Northwest Washington nonmetropolitan area

4.84

East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

4.06

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

3.73

Cleveland, TN

3.72
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

83.44

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

19.72

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

8.28

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

6.59

Greensboro-High Point, NC

6.27

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

4.39

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

3.27

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division

2.10

Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

1.98

St. Louis, MO-IL

1.20
Areas with the highest location quotient for Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

88.43

Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

65.26

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC

15.68

Spartanburg, SC

14.70

Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

13.88

Columbia, SC

12.21

Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area

9.25

Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

7.51

Burlington, NC

6.84

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

6.44
Areas with the highest location quotient for Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

387.77

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

72.73

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

35.70

Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area

22.14

Spartanburg, SC

22.08

Burlington, NC

21.02

Southeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

18.66

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

18.36

Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

18.04

Chattanooga, TN-GA

17.30
Areas with the highest location quotient for Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

137.42

Burlington, NC

63.21

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

38.56

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

36.85

Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

30.10

Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC

29.64

Spartanburg, SC

24.81

Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area

24.74

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

23.64

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

22.46
Areas with the highest location quotient for Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

80.50

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

27.45

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

26.43

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

14.98

Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

12.04

Spartanburg, SC

7.97

Dothan, AL

7.80

Greensboro-High Point, NC

7.71

Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC

6.62

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

6.33
Areas with the highest location quotient for Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

137.88

Burlington, NC

92.26

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

46.09

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

39.00

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

32.36

Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area

28.44

New Bedford, MA

27.13

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

21.55

Greensboro-High Point, NC

20.28

Spartanburg, SC

14.38
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Florence, SC

6.04

Dover, DE

3.39

Odessa, TX

3.18

Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division

2.90

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

2.89

Bellingham, WA

2.73

Medford, OR

2.53

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

2.29

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

2.17

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

1.91
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sewers, Hand, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Knoxville, TN

3.05

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

1.81

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

1.71

Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

1.62

Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division

0.59

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

0.59

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

0.32
Areas with the highest location quotient for Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

75.00

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

8.06

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

1.08

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

0.92

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

0.67

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

0.60

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

0.56
Areas with the highest location quotient for Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Coastal Plains Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

12.82

North Northeastern Ohio non-metropolitan area (non-contiguous)

11.89

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

10.40

Jefferson City, MO

8.11

Lancaster, PA

4.42

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

3.26

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

2.75

Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Division

2.11

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

1.53

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

1.38
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sewing Machine Operators, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Arecibo, PR

22.04

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

15.33

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

14.58

Mayaguez, PR

12.60

Dalton, GA

10.91

New Bedford, MA

10.84

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

6.80

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

6.79

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

6.70

Greensboro-High Point, NC

6.32
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

New Bedford, MA

10.64

Lawrence-Methuen Town-Salem, MA-NH NECTA Division

5.31

Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area

4.26

Waterbury, CT

3.95

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

3.95

Sumter, SC

3.81

Midland, TX

3.76

Albany, GA

3.70

Corpus Christi, TX

3.02

Macon, GA

2.95
Areas with the highest location quotient for Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Rapid City, SD

3.50

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

3.36

Southwest Utah nonmetropolitan area

2.92

Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

2.76

Abilene, TX

2.74

Ocean City, NJ

2.73

Flagstaff, AZ

2.68

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

2.67

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

2.53

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

2.50
Areas with the highest location quotient for Print Binding and Finishing Workers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

13.48

Lancaster, PA

10.21

Harrisonburg, VA

7.26

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

5.84

Southeast Kansas nonmetropolitan area

5.79

St. Cloud, MN

5.46

Green Bay, WI

5.40

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

5.21

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN

4.65

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

4.62
Areas with the highest location quotient for Printing Press Operators, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Lawrence, KS

8.76

Mankato-North Mankato, MN

7.09

Dalton, GA

7.02

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

5.53

Appleton, WI

4.90

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

4.66

Pittsfield, MA

4.30

Green Bay, WI

4.14

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN

4.03

Terre Haute, IN

3.83
Areas with the highest location quotient for Prepress Technicians and Workers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Kansas nonmetropolitan area

8.40

Ames, IA

7.05

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN

6.44

Appleton, WI

5.72

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL

5.13

Green Bay, WI

5.06

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

4.80

Leominster-Gardner, MA

4.10

Lynchburg, VA

3.97

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

3.90
Areas with the highest location quotient for Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area

10.60

Farmington, NM

10.51

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

9.80

Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

6.20

Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division

4.96

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

4.32

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

4.18

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

3.43

Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

3.40

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN

3.34
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Washington nonmetropolitan area

21.09

South Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

20.93

Northeast Virginia nonmetropolitan area

20.18

Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area

18.54

Eugene, OR

10.48

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

9.16

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

8.18

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

7.25

Tuscaloosa, AL

6.66

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

6.40
Areas with the highest location quotient for Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

14.64

Binghamton, NY

11.45

Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH

11.00

New Bedford, MA

10.44

Columbus, IN

10.32

Jackson, MI

9.49

Elmira, NY

8.86

Waterbury, CT

7.94

Lincoln, NE

6.34

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

5.80
Areas with the highest location quotient for Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

91.26

Wichita, KS

29.32

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

19.81

Mobile, AL

14.89

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

10.97

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

7.01

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

6.10

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

4.30

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

2.92

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

2.51
Areas with the highest location quotient for Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Muskegon, MI

21.87

Northern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

15.67

Columbus, IN

14.33

Springfield, OH

12.86

Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

12.16

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

10.34

Jackson, MI

9.90

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

9.83

Albany, OR

9.15

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

7.86
Areas with the highest location quotient for Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

13.39

Joplin, MO

11.86

Jackson, TN

10.37

Bowling Green, KY

8.59

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

7.74

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

7.68

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

7.47

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

6.04

Southeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

5.84

Rochester, MN

5.56
Areas with the highest location quotient for Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

6.25

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

5.93

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

5.62

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

5.54

Lake Charles, LA

5.50

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

4.96

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.81

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

4.67

Northeast Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

4.35

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

4.28
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tool and Die Makers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Kokomo, IN

14.56

Waterbury, CT

12.73

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

10.30

Columbus, IN

9.04

Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division

8.55

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

8.15

Jackson, MI

7.85

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

7.84

Muskegon, MI

7.18

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

7.03
Areas with the highest location quotient for Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Lima, OH

18.49

Waterbury, CT

13.28

Sumter, SC

11.80

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

11.09

Far East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

10.83

Rockford, IL

9.84

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

6.85

Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

5.80

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

5.41

Northern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

5.36
Areas with the highest location quotient for Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Sheboygan, WI

20.84

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

12.48

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

12.43

Evansville, IN-KY

10.81

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

10.00

Midland, MI

7.37

Columbus, IN

6.62

Western Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

6.59

Greeley, CO

6.49

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

6.23
Areas with the highest location quotient for Foundry Mold and Coremakers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Muskegon, MI

72.56

Sheboygan, WI

31.13

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

30.72

Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

13.66

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

11.89

Northeastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

9.13

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

8.99

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

7.90

Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

6.96

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

6.83
Areas with the highest location quotient for Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

31.96

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

22.77

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA

15.78

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

13.70

Northeastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

12.38

Peoria, IL

9.80

Lancaster, PA

7.34

Akron, OH

6.79

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

6.63

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

2.82
Areas with the highest location quotient for Model Makers, Metal and Plastic, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

19.84

Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division

16.89

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

14.33

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

13.85

Detroit-Dearborn-Livonia, MI Metropolitan Division

8.76

Dayton, OH

7.52

Rockford, IL

5.52

Chattanooga, TN-GA

3.97

Lake County-Kenosha County, IL-WI Metropolitan Division

3.31

Rochester, NY

2.97
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pourers and Casters, Metal, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Muskegon, MI

20.57

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

19.43

Northeastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

15.40

Southern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

14.57

Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL

11.22

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

10.10

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

7.24

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

6.92

Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

4.74

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

4.62
Areas with the highest location quotient for Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Albany, OR

31.47

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

17.00

Reading, PA

14.10

Mobile, AL

13.35

Sheboygan, WI

13.05

Muskegon, MI

11.48

Evansville, IN-KY

9.57

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

9.43

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

9.30

Canton-Massillon, OH

7.87
Areas with the highest location quotient for Machinists, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Rockford, IL

7.27

North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

6.45

Muskegon, MI

6.07

Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC

6.06

Sumter, SC

5.39

Jackson, MI

5.39

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

5.00

Elgin, IL Metropolitan Division

4.65

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

4.36

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

4.32
Areas with the highest location quotient for Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Taunton-Middleborough-Norton, MA NECTA Division

6.43

Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

5.85

Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

5.43

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

5.20

Cedar Rapids, IA

4.57

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

4.06

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

3.89

Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

3.67

Peabody-Salem-Beverly, MA NECTA Division

3.52

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

3.47
Areas with the highest location quotient for Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

23.11

Columbus, IN

15.65

Johnson City, TN

10.68

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

9.36

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

8.00

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

7.57

Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

6.63

Jackson, MI

6.46

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

5.84

Rockford, IL

5.50
Areas with the highest location quotient for Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Sheboygan, WI

17.57

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

12.21

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

11.53

Muskegon, MI

9.76

Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

8.92

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

8.68

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

8.48

Southwest New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

7.24

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

6.50

Albany, OR

6.05
Areas with the highest location quotient for Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

South Nevada nonmetropolitan area

16.00

Muskegon, MI

12.53

Tulsa, OK

7.37

West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

6.04

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

5.26

Boulder, CO

4.57

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

3.98

Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.83

North Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

3.81

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

3.41
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

9.80

Mansfield, OH

9.51

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

8.87

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

7.87

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

7.12

Wausau, WI

6.29

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

6.22

Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

5.38

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

5.30

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

5.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

14.08

Charleston-North Charleston, SC

13.57

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

13.31

Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

12.14

Owensboro, KY

11.97

Gary, IN Metropolitan Division

10.45

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA

9.68

Northeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

8.64

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

7.53

Florence, SC

6.94
Areas with the highest location quotient for Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Columbus, IN

51.35

Bowling Green, KY

17.69

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

17.49

Rockford, IL

11.41

Columbus, GA-AL

11.30

West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

10.67

Lansing-East Lansing, MI

10.03

Northern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

9.28

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

9.12

Lexington-Fayette, KY

5.56
Areas with the highest location quotient for Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Terre Haute, IN

13.88

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

13.34

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

12.99

Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

11.98

Williamsport, PA

11.27

Mansfield, OH

10.92

Sheboygan, WI

9.79

Southern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

7.56

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

6.96

Lawrence, KS

6.55
Areas with the highest location quotient for Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Jackson, MI

13.28

Northwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

7.01

Wichita, KS

6.71

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

6.35

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

5.99

Southeast Kansas nonmetropolitan area

5.95

Racine, WI

5.64

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

5.39

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

5.39

Haverhill-Newburyport-Amesbury Town, MA-NH NECTA Division

5.25
Areas with the highest location quotient for Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Columbus, IN

21.07

Mansfield, OH

16.07

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

8.04

Northern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

7.86

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

7.69

Sheboygan, WI

7.14

Southwest New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

7.10

Erie, PA

6.86

Manchester, NH

6.85

Dubuque, IA

6.62
Areas with the highest location quotient for Food Processing Workers, All Other, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Fort Smith, AR-OK

41.11

Hammond, LA

15.20

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

13.53

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

12.02

Salisbury, MD-DE

11.07

North Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

10.81

Southwest Kansas nonmetropolitan area

10.77

Northeast Virginia nonmetropolitan area

10.45

Harrisonburg, VA

10.20

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

9.20
Areas with the highest location quotient for Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Idaho nonmetropolitan area

19.39

Gettysburg, PA

12.98

Joplin, MO

12.57

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

9.19

Gadsden, AL

8.82

Kennewick-Richland, WA

8.64

North Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

8.26

North Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

8.16

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

6.56

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

6.40
Areas with the highest location quotient for Food Batchmakers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

12.74

Joplin, MO

12.34

Sheboygan, WI

11.63

Logan, UT-ID

9.87

Western Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

9.20

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

6.20

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

6.13

Cedar Rapids, IA

5.94

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

5.84

South Central Idaho nonmetropolitan area

5.03
Areas with the highest location quotient for Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Appleton, WI

14.30

Northeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

13.79

South Central Idaho nonmetropolitan area

11.01

Northeastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

8.77

Winston-Salem, NC

8.46

Fond du Lac, WI

8.18

Merced, CA

7.95

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

6.47

Green Bay, WI

6.32

Western Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

6.21
Areas with the highest location quotient for Slaughterers and Meat Packers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

College Station-Bryan, TX

55.36

Southeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

44.44

Harrisonburg, VA

13.99

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

13.60

Gainesville, GA

11.95

South Georgia nonmetropolitan area

7.58

North Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

7.35

Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

7.29

North Northeastern Ohio non-metropolitan area (non-contiguous)

6.36

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

6.05
Areas with the highest location quotient for Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Kansas nonmetropolitan area

49.94

Southeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

29.89

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

29.84

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

29.55

Gainesville, GA

28.24

Northeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

28.11

Salisbury, MD-DE

26.02

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

25.77

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

22.10

Northeast Virginia nonmetropolitan area

20.82
Areas with the highest location quotient for Butchers and Meat Cutters, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

San German, PR

4.54

Arecibo, PR

4.52

The Villages, FL

4.29

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

3.87

Ponce, PR

3.66

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

3.58

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

3.46

St. Joseph, MO-KS

3.34

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

3.26

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

3.21
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bakers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area

4.93

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

4.32

Wichita Falls, TX

3.66

Abilene, TX

3.29

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN

3.03

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

2.98

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

2.90

Central Washington nonmetropolitan area

2.89

Lawrence-Methuen Town-Salem, MA-NH NECTA Division

2.77

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

2.72
Areas with the highest location quotient for Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

16.83

Battle Creek, MI

7.01

Spartanburg, SC

6.91

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

6.63

Columbus, IN

6.58

Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN

6.49

Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY

6.44

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

6.40

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

6.33

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

6.24
Areas with the highest location quotient for Timing Device Assemblers and Adjusters, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

1.67
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

68.71

East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

29.17

South Georgia nonmetropolitan area

22.01

North Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

18.44

Northeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

13.46

Killeen-Temple, TX

12.91

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA

11.44

Coeur d'Alene, ID

11.02

Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area

10.84

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

10.56
Areas with the highest location quotient for Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Northeastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

8.87

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

6.74

Wausau, WI

5.98

Saginaw, MI

5.87

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

5.59

Green Bay, WI

4.84

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA

4.82

Western Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

4.79

Lebanon, PA

4.77

Dothan, AL

4.59
Areas with the highest location quotient for Engine and Other Machine Assemblers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Muskegon, MI

15.73

North Northeastern Ohio non-metropolitan area (non-contiguous)

13.73

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

13.41

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

10.21

Dayton, OH

9.61

Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division

9.35

Toledo, OH

8.12

Fort Collins, CO

7.57

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

6.31

Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

4.59
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electrical, Electronic, and Electromechanical Assemblers, Except Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

9.22

Battle Creek, MI

8.05

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

6.69

West Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

6.57

Williamsport, PA

5.05

Binghamton, NY

4.93

Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division

4.82

Ocala, FL

4.53

Logan, UT-ID

4.52

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

4.35
Areas with the highest location quotient for Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Rocky Mount, NC

117.82

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

22.10

Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area

14.25

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

10.76

Wausau, WI

7.34

Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

7.09

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA

5.33

York-Hanover, PA

4.97

South Georgia nonmetropolitan area

3.65

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

3.37
Areas with the highest location quotient for Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Wichita, KS

89.32

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

5.58

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL

4.95

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

3.35

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

3.16

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

2.09

South Georgia nonmetropolitan area

1.65

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

1.41

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

1.07

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

0.87
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

4.67

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

4.40

Dalton, GA

4.19

Columbus, IN

4.08

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

3.54

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

3.25

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

3.17

Racine, WI

3.14

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

3.10

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

3.10
Areas with the highest location quotient for Production Occupations, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

5.69

Dalton, GA

4.06

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

3.97

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

3.96

Columbus, IN

3.91

West Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

3.84

Kokomo, IN

3.54

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

3.48

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

3.35

Cleveland, TN

3.30
Areas with the highest location quotient for Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

13.11

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

9.35

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

4.38

North Nevada nonmetropolitan area

4.29

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

4.06

Homosassa Springs, FL

3.90

Midland, TX

3.78

Carson City, NV

3.57

Lebanon, PA

3.49

Hammond, LA

3.48
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

8.24

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.94

Lake Charles, LA

4.31

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

4.04

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

3.27

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

3.21

Gadsden, AL

3.12

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

3.07

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

2.93

Midland, TX

2.92
Areas with the highest location quotient for Signal and Track Switch Repairers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

2.42

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

1.74

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division

1.38

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

1.22

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

1.15

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

1.15

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

0.95

Oakland-Hayward-Berkeley, CA Metropolitan Division

0.90

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

0.58

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

0.35
Areas with the highest location quotient for Riggers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

61.32

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

45.09

Lafayette, LA

31.69

Lake Charles, LA

19.78

Baton Rouge, LA

12.51

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

9.42

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

9.34

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

8.06

Corpus Christi, TX

7.24

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

6.77
Areas with the highest location quotient for Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

45.45
Areas with the highest location quotient for Locksmiths and Safe Repairers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Killeen-Temple, TX

4.89

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

4.58

Springfield, IL

4.27

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

3.31

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL

2.96

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

2.60

Akron, OH

2.39

West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Delray Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

2.35

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

2.35

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL

2.30
Areas with the highest location quotient for Commercial Divers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

7.94

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

6.43

Camden, NJ Metropolitan Division

4.68

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

4.05

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

1.76

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

0.93
Areas with the highest location quotient for Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

South Nevada nonmetropolitan area

6.82

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

5.55

Reno, NV

5.02

Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

4.83

Santa Fe, NM

4.43

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

4.37

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

4.18

East Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.91

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

3.55

North Nevada nonmetropolitan area

3.52
Areas with the highest location quotient for Wind Turbine Service Technicians, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

47.11

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

36.44

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

25.70

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

24.47

Duluth, MN-WI

22.33

Bakersfield, CA

12.99

Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN

11.48

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

10.68

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

0.89
Areas with the highest location quotient for Maintenance and Repair Workers, General, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.07

State College, PA

2.55

North Nevada nonmetropolitan area

2.55

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.51

Morgantown, WV

2.26

Southwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.22

Garrett County, Maryland nonmetropolitan area

2.18

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

2.14

Dalton, GA

2.13

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

2.11
Areas with the highest location quotient for Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

New Bern, NC

13.32

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

7.33

Camden, NJ Metropolitan Division

6.68

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

6.29

Topeka, KS

4.97

Kennewick-Richland, WA

4.89

Evansville, IN-KY

4.60

Urban Honolulu, HI

4.22

Lincoln, NE

3.75

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN

3.14
Areas with the highest location quotient for Watch Repairers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

2.81

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

2.70

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

2.55

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

2.30
Areas with the highest location quotient for Musical Instrument Repairers and Tuners, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Pittsburgh, PA

7.55

Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, MD Metropolitan Division

4.26

Cedar Rapids, IA

3.96

Tucson, AZ

2.68

Newark, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division

1.97

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

1.93

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

1.71

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN

1.58

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

1.48

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

1.37
Areas with the highest location quotient for Medical Equipment Repairers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Texarkana, TX-AR

3.74

Sioux Falls, SD

3.12

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

3.02

Reading, PA

2.90

Fargo, ND-MN

2.86

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

2.83

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

2.59

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

2.53

Beckley, WV

2.50

Fort Wayne, IN

2.35
Areas with the highest location quotient for Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Detroit-Dearborn-Livonia, MI Metropolitan Division

4.36

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division

3.82

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

3.38

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

3.20

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

3.05

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

2.56

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

1.70

Newark, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division

1.20

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

1.06

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

1.04
Areas with the highest location quotient for Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

6.29

Northwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

4.47

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.78

North Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

3.06

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

2.87

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR

2.75

Portsmouth, NH-ME

2.60

Midland, TX

2.57

Port St. Lucie, FL

2.56

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

2.56
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Sumter, SC

8.65

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

6.93

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

6.49

East Montana nonmetropolitan area

5.50

Northern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

5.10

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.08

Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

4.87

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.62

Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.60

Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area

4.48
Areas with the highest location quotient for Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

48.25
Areas with the highest location quotient for Millwrights, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Kokomo, IN

21.29

Longview, WA

18.55

Southwest Washington nonmetropolitan area

13.32

Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

11.91

Saginaw, MI

11.86

Florence, SC

9.20

Alexandria, LA

8.60

Albany, OR

8.05

Panhandle of Idaho nonmetropolitan area

7.39

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

7.18
Areas with the highest location quotient for Maintenance Workers, Machinery, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

16.75

Reading, PA

7.73

Dalton, GA

6.78

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

6.45

Southeast Idaho nonmetropolitan area

5.50

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

5.30

Morristown, TN

5.20

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

4.69

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

4.69

Southwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

4.63
Areas with the highest location quotient for Industrial Machinery Mechanics, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

8.47

West Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

7.13

Odessa, TX

6.04

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

5.24

Battle Creek, MI

5.02

Farmington, NM

4.99

Ponce, PR

4.88

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

4.47

Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

4.28

Pine Bluff, AR

4.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for Home Appliance Repairers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Upper Eastern Shore of Maryland nonmetropolitan area

5.37

Farmington, NM

4.99

Iowa City, IA

4.82

Lancaster, PA

4.37

Detroit-Dearborn-Livonia, MI Metropolitan Division

4.07

Grand Island, NE

4.06

College Station-Bryan, TX

3.74

Bend-Redmond, OR

3.25

Richmond, VA

3.09

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

2.93
Areas with the highest location quotient for Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

3.99

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

3.02

Wilmington, NC

2.76

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

2.74

Panama City, FL

2.60

Punta Gorda, FL

2.53

Lawton, OK

2.48

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

2.37

Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area

2.31

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

2.27
Areas with the highest location quotient for Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

New Bern, NC

11.63

Central-Southeast Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

10.12

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

9.67

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

8.94

Victoria, TX

7.74

Farmington, NM

7.57

Southwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

7.52

Longview, TX

7.11

Odessa, TX

6.16

Midland, TX

5.89
Areas with the highest location quotient for Mechanical Door Repairers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Salt Lake City, UT

4.50

Glens Falls, NY

4.38

Appleton, WI

3.85

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

3.57

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

3.28

Amarillo, TX

3.15

Tulsa, OK

2.81

Portland-South Portland, ME

2.58

Wichita, KS

2.49

Kansas City, MO-KS

2.47
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tire Repairers and Changers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

North Nevada nonmetropolitan area

4.87

East Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.04

Redding, CA

3.99

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.82

Grand Island, NE

3.51

North Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

3.49

Amarillo, TX

3.48

Billings, MT

3.47

Odessa, TX

3.46

Grand Junction, CO

3.41
Areas with the highest location quotient for Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

44.88

Yuma, AZ

14.03

Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

13.29

Big Thicket Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

9.20

Sherman-Denison, TX

8.37

Hammond, LA

8.36

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

7.32

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

7.29

Greeley, CO

5.75

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA

5.25
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bicycle Repairers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Chico, CA

8.67

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

8.62

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

7.68

Boise City, ID

6.58

Coeur d'Alene, ID

6.23

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

4.83

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

4.68

San Rafael, CA Metropolitan Division

3.91

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division

3.43

Raleigh, NC

3.34
Areas with the highest location quotient for Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Williamsport, PA

7.18

Southwest Idaho nonmetropolitan area

7.03

Hot Springs, AR

6.64

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

6.42

Ocala, FL

6.41

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

5.98

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

5.33

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

5.22

South Central Idaho nonmetropolitan area

4.61

Gettysburg, PA

4.57
Areas with the highest location quotient for Motorcycle Mechanics, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Punta Gorda, FL

12.60

Bay City, MI

11.34

Decatur, IL

6.40

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

6.07

Dover-Durham, NH-ME

5.95

Northeastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

5.44

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

4.85

Bangor, ME

4.81

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

4.65

Panama City, FL

4.46
Areas with the highest location quotient for Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

New Bern, NC

23.94

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

16.81

Ocean City, NJ

14.18

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

13.97

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

13.38

Punta Gorda, FL

12.60

Barnstable Town, MA

11.89

Port St. Lucie, FL

11.23

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

11.19

Glens Falls, NY

10.55
Areas with the highest location quotient for Rail Car Repairers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Longview, TX

12.79

South Georgia nonmetropolitan area

6.65

Southwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

6.64

Texarkana, TX-AR

6.59

North Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

4.44

Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

4.01

Savannah, GA

2.50

Kansas City, MO-KS

2.49

Gary, IN Metropolitan Division

2.14

Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ Metropolitan Division

1.49
Areas with the highest location quotient for Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

North Nevada nonmetropolitan area

30.55

Texarkana, TX-AR

17.14

Northeast Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

13.82

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

11.28

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

10.48

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

10.36

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA

9.28

Southwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

7.12

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

5.93

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

5.42
Areas with the highest location quotient for Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Kansas nonmetropolitan area

26.18

Far East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

24.70

Southwest Kansas nonmetropolitan area

23.37

Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

22.07

Southeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

20.05

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

18.98

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

17.94

Northeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

16.15

East Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

15.81

Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

15.43
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

North Nevada nonmetropolitan area

4.41

East Montana nonmetropolitan area

4.40

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.97

Northeast Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

3.88

Garrett County, Maryland nonmetropolitan area

3.03

Southeast Idaho nonmetropolitan area

2.98

Laredo, TX

2.96

Odessa, TX

2.94

Midland, TX

2.93

Kankakee, IL

2.92
Areas with the highest location quotient for Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Punta Gorda, FL

2.38

Jacksonville, NC

2.34

Watertown-Fort Drum, NY

2.25

Homosassa Springs, FL

2.21

Garrett County, Maryland nonmetropolitan area

2.16

Elmira, NY

2.11

Farmington, NM

1.89

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

1.86

Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

1.84

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

1.82
Areas with the highest location quotient for Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Visalia-Porterville, CA

5.93

San Angelo, TX

5.50

Columbia, SC

4.88

Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.26

Columbus, OH

3.83

Chico, CA

3.79

Santa Fe, NM

3.78

Worcester, MA-CT

3.72

Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, MA-NH NECTA Division

3.62

Northern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

3.60
Areas with the highest location quotient for Automotive Body and Related Repairers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

3.43

Far East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.59

Mobile, AL

2.50

Altoona, PA

2.46

Johnstown, PA

2.38

Danville, IL

2.33

Farmington, NM

2.24

Michigan City-La Porte, IN

2.21

Dubuque, IA

2.21

Staunton-Waynesboro, VA

2.12
Areas with the highest location quotient for Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

California-Lexington Park, MD

20.23

New Bern, NC

9.93

Border Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

8.60

Killeen-Temple, TX

8.11

Fairbanks, AK

6.75

Southeast Kansas nonmetropolitan area

5.86

Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Division

5.77

Great Falls, MT

5.41

Anchorage, AK

5.22

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

5.08
Areas with the highest location quotient for Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

3.52

Texarkana, TX-AR

3.32

Jacksonville, FL

2.91

Peoria, IL

2.38

Lima, OH

2.33

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

2.25

Amarillo, TX

2.25

Fayetteville, NC

2.17

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

2.13

Knoxville, TN

2.09
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Evansville, IN-KY

5.14

Bloomington, IN

5.00

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

4.29

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN

4.10

Lubbock, TX

4.01

West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Delray Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

3.83

Eau Claire, WI

3.67

Roanoke, VA

3.59

Warner Robins, GA

3.49

South Central Idaho nonmetropolitan area

3.21
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

3.83

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

2.90

Winston-Salem, NC

1.68

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

1.61

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

1.58

Kansas City, MO-KS

1.55

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

1.50

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

1.37

Richmond, VA

1.29

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

1.24
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Decatur, AL

17.71

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

8.36

Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

7.82

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

5.97

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

5.70

Farmington, NM

5.50

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

4.88

El Centro, CA

4.81

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

4.55

South Nevada nonmetropolitan area

4.03
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

East Stroudsburg, PA

34.44

Warner Robins, GA

25.20

Lewiston, ID-WA

10.56

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

9.75

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA

9.06

New Bern, NC

7.81

Decatur, IL

5.90

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

5.63

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

4.47

Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA

4.47
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

7.43

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

6.36

Oakland-Hayward-Berkeley, CA Metropolitan Division

4.22

North Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

3.39

Kansas City, MO-KS

2.64

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

2.40

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

2.33

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

2.08

Camden, NJ Metropolitan Division

1.99

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

1.90
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

San German, PR

15.59

Winchester, VA-WV

11.25

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

4.92

Billings, MT

4.73

York-Hanover, PA

4.04

Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC

3.01

Richmond, VA

2.93

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN

2.89

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

2.81

Oklahoma City, OK

2.66
Areas with the highest location quotient for Avionics Technicians, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Warner Robins, GA

21.58

Wichita, KS

15.21

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

7.04

Tucson, AZ

6.75

Oklahoma City, OK

4.83

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

4.74

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL

3.96

Tulsa, OK

3.90

Corpus Christi, TX

3.63

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

2.83
Areas with the highest location quotient for Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Manchester, NH

4.52

Saginaw, MI

3.81

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

3.66

Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

2.76

Monroe, LA

2.67

Bay City, MI

2.57

Cheyenne, WY

2.56

Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA

2.51

Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area

2.41

Corpus Christi, TX

2.35
Areas with the highest location quotient for Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

9.54

Greeley, CO

8.57

Southwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

7.33

Anchorage, AK

7.32

South Nevada nonmetropolitan area

5.63

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

3.89

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

3.13

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

3.11

Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division

3.11

Lynchburg, VA

2.85
Areas with the highest location quotient for Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN

3.46

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV

2.70

Appleton, WI

2.52

Cedar Rapids, IA

2.35

Wheeling, WV-OH

2.32

Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division

2.23

Reno, NV

2.13

Portsmouth, NH-ME

2.05

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL

2.04

Montgomery, AL

2.03
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

3.41

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

2.98

North Nevada nonmetropolitan area

2.66

California-Lexington Park, MD

2.56

Southwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.26

Northeast Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.17

Texarkana, TX-AR

2.09

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

2.00

Enid, OK

1.98

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

1.95
Areas with the highest location quotient for Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

North Nevada nonmetropolitan area

2.76

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

1.98

Northeast Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

1.96

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

1.95

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

1.88

Southwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

1.87

Warner Robins, GA

1.85

Texarkana, TX-AR

1.83

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

1.83

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

1.79
Areas with the highest location quotient for Extraction Workers, All Other, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

22.18

Greeley, CO

21.56

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

14.76

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

14.20

Bakersfield, CA

12.25

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

1.81

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

1.24
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Extraction Workers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

North Nevada nonmetropolitan area

82.38

Odessa, TX

45.23

Midland, TX

43.54

Border Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

37.40

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

35.99

Coastal Plains Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

30.04

Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

17.43

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

16.63

Hill Country Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

15.53

East Montana nonmetropolitan area

11.61
Areas with the highest location quotient for Roustabouts, Oil and Gas, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

125.68

Midland, TX

61.60

Odessa, TX

47.92

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

45.27

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

37.21

Southwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

34.47

Northeast Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

31.50

Coastal Plains Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

31.14

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

29.92

Greeley, CO

29.52
Areas with the highest location quotient for Roof Bolters, Mining, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Beckley, WV

124.21

Wheeling, WV-OH

115.73

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

102.36

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

70.44

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

66.55

Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

61.40

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

60.18

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

59.53

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

41.10

Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

26.38
Areas with the highest location quotient for Rock Splitters, Quarry, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

51.84

West Montana nonmetropolitan area

42.00

Northern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

39.87

Athens-Clarke County, GA

37.32

Southwest Washington nonmetropolitan area

29.70

Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

25.98

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

18.60

Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area

16.69

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

0.55

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

0.54
Areas with the highest location quotient for Mining Machine Operators, All Other, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

13.19

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

6.57
Areas with the highest location quotient for Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

North Nevada nonmetropolitan area

589.44

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

30.71

Wheeling, WV-OH

26.62

Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

21.96

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

13.85

Killeen-Temple, TX

10.03

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

1.38
Areas with the highest location quotient for Continuous Mining Machine Operators, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

North Nevada nonmetropolitan area

451.69

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

89.62

Southeast Idaho nonmetropolitan area

71.17

Wheeling, WV-OH

71.06

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

56.38

Panhandle of Idaho nonmetropolitan area

49.56

Southwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

42.95

South Nevada nonmetropolitan area

29.34

Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

25.84

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

21.53
Areas with the highest location quotient for Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

57.24

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

39.42

Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

28.90

Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

25.58

North Nevada nonmetropolitan area

23.30

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

9.09

Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Division

6.01

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

3.89

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

2.21

Salt Lake City, UT

2.03
Areas with the highest location quotient for Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

North Nevada nonmetropolitan area

89.89

East Montana nonmetropolitan area

11.83

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

11.15

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

9.86

Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

8.51

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

8.21

Madera, CA

6.94

College Station-Bryan, TX

6.12

Hill Country Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

4.59

Prescott, AZ

4.45
Areas with the highest location quotient for Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Odessa, TX

68.99

Midland, TX

67.19

Farmington, NM

49.67

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

45.89

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

43.86

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

36.01

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

33.97

Casper, WY

31.67

Greeley, CO

30.51

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

29.40
Areas with the highest location quotient for Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

110.13

Midland, TX

37.83

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

35.66

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

28.00

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

27.35

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

25.38

Northwest Kansas nonmetropolitan area

22.21

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

21.86

Williamsport, PA

20.95

Casper, WY

19.86
Areas with the highest location quotient for Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

129.15

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

107.63

Farmington, NM

72.96

Midland, TX

42.89

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

38.34

Odessa, TX

32.69

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

28.93

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

27.74

Coastal Plains Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

26.63

Casper, WY

18.74
Areas with the highest location quotient for Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

19.55

Washington Parish, Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

15.13

Ocala, FL

9.91

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

9.19

Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area

8.53

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL

8.51

Port St. Lucie, FL

8.23

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

7.82

Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area

7.58

Ocean City, NJ

6.59
Areas with the highest location quotient for Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

5.50

Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

5.37

West Montana nonmetropolitan area

4.73

Asheville, NC

4.67

Bakersfield, CA

3.87

Syracuse, NY

3.85

Southwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

3.80

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA

3.58

Fort Smith, AR-OK

3.50

West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

3.48
Areas with the highest location quotient for Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

3.74

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

2.70

Tulsa, OK

1.67

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

1.41

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

1.14

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

0.79

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division

0.60

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

0.56

Kansas City, MO-KS

0.55

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

0.45
Areas with the highest location quotient for Highway Maintenance Workers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

San German, PR

16.20

Guayama, PR

11.61

East Central New York nonmetropolitan area

10.54

Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

8.35

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

8.33

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

8.31

Watertown-Fort Drum, NY

7.89

Central New York nonmetropolitan area

7.65

Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area

7.61

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

7.45
Areas with the highest location quotient for Hazardous Materials Removal Workers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Kennewick-Richland, WA

18.51

Lawrence-Methuen Town-Salem, MA-NH NECTA Division

15.97

Southern Ohio non-metropolitan area

11.78

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

8.54

Amarillo, TX

5.49

Longview, TX

4.62

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

4.40

Gary, IN Metropolitan Division

4.32

Baton Rouge, LA

3.80

Oakland-Hayward-Berkeley, CA Metropolitan Division

3.72
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fence Erectors, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, MA NECTA Division

8.68

Yakima, WA

6.20

Midland, TX

5.77

Greenville, NC

4.31

Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL

2.47

Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County, PA Metropolitan Division

2.25

Bakersfield, CA

2.19

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

2.00

Lake Charles, LA

1.93

Akron, OH

1.87
Areas with the highest location quotient for Elevator Installers and Repairers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Roanoke, VA

4.85

Wichita, KS

4.55

Charleston, WV

4.31

Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

3.55

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

3.47

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

3.41

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

2.77

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

2.72

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

2.59

Macon, GA

2.41
Areas with the highest location quotient for Construction and Building Inspectors, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

4.93

Wasatch Back nonmetropolitan area

3.70

Trenton, NJ

3.43

Ocean City, NJ

3.31

Williamsport, PA

3.12

East Central New York nonmetropolitan area

3.00

Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI

2.97

Altoona, PA

2.79

Punta Gorda, FL

2.74

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

2.63
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Odessa, TX

8.55

Decatur, AL

7.14

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

5.46

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

4.74

Corpus Christi, TX

4.55

West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

4.35

Ocala, FL

4.14

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

4.13

Big Thicket Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

3.89

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

3.75
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Roofers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Bangor, ME

7.85

Eugene, OR

6.71

Tuscaloosa, AL

4.87

Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC

4.50

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

4.11

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

2.71

Chattanooga, TN-GA

2.52

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

2.48

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

2.35

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

2.27
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Lake Charles, LA

19.97

Hattiesburg, MS

5.13

Baton Rouge, LA

4.95

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

4.70

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

4.31

Alexandria, LA

4.17

Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area

4.06

Jacksonville, FL

3.95

Santa Fe, NM

3.56

Hammond, LA

3.55
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Prescott, AZ

14.21

Reno, NV

6.72

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

5.82

Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL

4.51

Mobile, AL

4.29

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

3.72

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

3.69

Hill Country Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

3.55

Lafayette, LA

3.08

Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Division

2.72
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Electricians, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Lake Charles, LA

9.42

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

8.38

Valdosta, GA

7.71

Mayaguez, PR

7.47

Baton Rouge, LA

6.81

Decatur, AL

5.49

Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

5.12

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

4.85

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

4.77

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

4.50
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Carpenters, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Baton Rouge, LA

7.52

Mayaguez, PR

5.62

Lynchburg, VA

5.52

New Bedford, MA

4.92

Northwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

4.54

Harrisonburg, VA

4.47

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

4.31

Anchorage, AK

4.21

Charlottesville, VA

4.12

Winchester, VA-WV

3.96
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

New Bedford, MA

18.67

Southwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

7.79

Lynchburg, VA

7.09

Waco, TX

6.01

Roanoke, VA

5.92

Ocala, FL

5.69

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

5.57

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

4.70

Topeka, KS

4.69

Richmond, VA

4.69
Areas with the highest location quotient for Solar Photovoltaic Installers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

19.63

San Rafael, CA Metropolitan Division

17.02

Oakland-Hayward-Berkeley, CA Metropolitan Division

7.52

Santa Rosa, CA

6.60

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

4.73

Urban Honolulu, HI

2.98

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

2.55

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

1.76

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

1.67

Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division

1.61
Areas with the highest location quotient for Structural Iron and Steel Workers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Baton Rouge, LA

6.60

Odessa, TX

6.28

North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area

5.84

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.37

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.41

Canton-Massillon, OH

4.37

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

4.28

Rapid City, SD

4.21

Gary, IN Metropolitan Division

3.67

Appleton, WI

3.65
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sheet Metal Workers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Warner Robins, GA

17.10

New Bern, NC

5.74

Hot Springs, AR

5.72

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

4.42

Oklahoma City, OK

4.25

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

3.98

Fairbanks, AK

3.20

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

3.14

Harrisonburg, VA

3.06

Fond du Lac, WI

3.03
Areas with the highest location quotient for Roofers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Morristown, TN

6.43

Longview, WA

6.29

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

5.49

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

5.44

Homosassa Springs, FL

5.40

Elmira, NY

5.17

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

4.92

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

4.87

Port St. Lucie, FL

4.27

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

4.02
Areas with the highest location quotient for Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Urban Honolulu, HI

5.79

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

4.82

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

4.66

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

4.21

Austin-Round Rock, TX

3.58

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

3.17

Bakersfield, CA

2.86

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

2.78

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

2.67

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

2.32
Areas with the highest location quotient for Plasterers and Stucco Masons, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Homosassa Springs, FL

11.29

Stockton-Lodi, CA

10.63

Tucson, AZ

10.03

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

7.59

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

7.12

Reno, NV

6.71

Visalia-Porterville, CA

6.37

Albuquerque, NM

6.14

Port St. Lucie, FL

5.67

Ocala, FL

4.60
Areas with the highest location quotient for Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Lake Charles, LA

6.24

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

3.77

Odessa, TX

3.12

Baton Rouge, LA

3.03

Midland, MI

2.89

Kokomo, IN

2.87

Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY

2.64

Homosassa Springs, FL

2.59

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

2.53

Ocean City, NJ

2.46
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pipelayers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

7.52

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

7.49

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

7.13

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

6.54

Gadsden, AL

6.18

Tuscaloosa, AL

5.86

Dothan, AL

5.68

North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area

5.17

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

5.05

Jacksonville, NC

4.88
Areas with the highest location quotient for Paperhangers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

1.77

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

1.02
Areas with the highest location quotient for Painters, Construction and Maintenance, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

6.11

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

5.37

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

4.32

San Rafael, CA Metropolitan Division

3.86

Wasatch Back nonmetropolitan area

3.02

Corpus Christi, TX

2.95

Lynn-Saugus-Marblehead, MA NECTA Division

2.94

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

2.92

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

2.68

Northwest Washington nonmetropolitan area

2.66
Areas with the highest location quotient for Insulation Workers, Mechanical, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Casper, WY

25.92

Baton Rouge, LA

20.61

Longview, TX

15.16

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

12.64

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

11.99

Southwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

11.20

Odessa, TX

8.80

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

5.10

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

5.04

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

4.93
Areas with the highest location quotient for Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Amarillo, TX

6.53

Longview, TX

4.83

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

4.45

Corpus Christi, TX

4.37

Portland-South Portland, ME

4.02

Missoula, MT

3.85

Lexington-Fayette, KY

3.78

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA

3.68

Peabody-Salem-Beverly, MA NECTA Division

3.56

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

3.49
Areas with the highest location quotient for Glaziers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Cheyenne, WY

6.21

Grants Pass, OR

5.10

Boise City, ID

4.76

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

4.31

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

4.28

Olympia-Tumwater, WA

3.50

Peabody-Salem-Beverly, MA NECTA Division

3.36

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

3.08

State College, PA

3.05

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division

2.88
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electricians, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.49

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

3.28

Provo-Orem, UT

3.04

Odessa, TX

2.71

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

2.69

Homosassa Springs, FL

2.58

Northeast Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.53

Southwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.44

Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, MA-NH NECTA Division

2.42

Mobile, AL

2.34
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tapers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

10.06

Bellingham, WA

9.78

St. George, UT

8.25

Reno, NV

7.10

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

6.87

Santa Rosa, CA

6.72

Urban Honolulu, HI

6.56

New Bedford, MA

6.42

Boise City, ID

6.36

Kennewick-Richland, WA

6.26
Areas with the highest location quotient for Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

St. George, UT

6.18

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

3.80

Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA

3.79

Modesto, CA

3.73

Southwest Idaho nonmetropolitan area

3.70

Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division

3.41

Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

3.40

Provo-Orem, UT

3.36

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

3.17

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

3.16
Areas with the highest location quotient for Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

17.40

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

7.79

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

6.71

East Montana nonmetropolitan area

5.77

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

5.73

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

5.63

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

5.43

Farmington, NM

5.04

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

4.75

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.74
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pile-Driver Operators, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Baton Rouge, LA

15.92

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

8.31

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

6.43

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

6.23

Oakland-Hayward-Berkeley, CA Metropolitan Division

5.08

Newark, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division

3.79

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

3.30

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

3.15

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

2.82

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

2.78
Areas with the highest location quotient for Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Alexandria, LA

7.57

Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area

5.74

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

5.56

San Angelo, TX

4.51

Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA

4.15

Hattiesburg, MS

4.02

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

3.94

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

3.90

Fort Collins, CO

3.57

Enid, OK

3.56
Areas with the highest location quotient for Construction Laborers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Lake Charles, LA

5.17

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.09

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV

3.02

Hill Country Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

2.94

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

2.78

Greeley, CO

2.73

Garrett County, Maryland nonmetropolitan area

2.72

St. George, UT

2.54

Great Falls, MT

2.54

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

2.49
Areas with the highest location quotient for Terrazzo Workers and Finishers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

5.03

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

4.08

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

1.45

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

0.98
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Rapid City, SD

5.40

Southwest Utah nonmetropolitan area

4.69

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.01

South Central Idaho nonmetropolitan area

3.81

Sioux Falls, SD

3.69

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.62

Grand Island, NE

3.28

Lincoln, NE

3.21

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

3.18

Provo-Orem, UT

3.17
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tile and Marble Setters, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

12.92

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

8.00

Reno, NV

7.24

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

5.43

Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

5.14

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

4.71

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

4.46

Wasatch Back nonmetropolitan area

4.32

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

4.28

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

4.12
Areas with the highest location quotient for Floor Sanders and Finishers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR

8.57

Wilmington, NC

8.26

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

2.92

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

1.16

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

0.72
Areas with the highest location quotient for Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Coeur d'Alene, ID

7.95

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

5.75

Jefferson City, MO

5.27

Medford, OR

4.34

St. Louis, MO-IL

3.89

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

3.15

Oakland-Hayward-Berkeley, CA Metropolitan Division

2.35

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

2.14

Oklahoma City, OK

1.89

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY

1.88
Areas with the highest location quotient for Carpet Installers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Fond du Lac, WI

6.73

Wenatchee, WA

5.58

Modesto, CA

5.10

Haverhill-Newburyport-Amesbury Town, MA-NH NECTA Division

4.60

Reno, NV

3.85

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

3.54

South Nevada nonmetropolitan area

3.50

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

3.15

Gainesville, GA

3.08

Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

2.84
Areas with the highest location quotient for Carpenters, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Lake Charles, LA

4.02

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

3.50

Bend-Redmond, OR

3.23

Southwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

3.14

Southwest Idaho nonmetropolitan area

3.06

San Rafael, CA Metropolitan Division

2.97

Coeur d'Alene, ID

2.89

Northwest Washington nonmetropolitan area

2.77

Rapid City, SD

2.56

Southeast Idaho nonmetropolitan area

2.55
Areas with the highest location quotient for Stonemasons, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

7.53

Nassau County-Suffolk County, NY Metropolitan Division

6.60

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

5.74

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

4.99

Reno, NV

4.98

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

4.89

Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, MD Metropolitan Division

3.68

Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division

3.35

New Haven, CT

3.15

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

3.13
Areas with the highest location quotient for Brickmasons and Blockmasons, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

New Bedford, MA

6.92

Provo-Orem, UT

6.68

Homosassa Springs, FL

6.60

Lancaster, PA

3.84

Waco, TX

3.67

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

3.66

Peoria, IL

3.46

Wasatch Back nonmetropolitan area

3.38

Northeast Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.31

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

3.31
Areas with the highest location quotient for Boilermakers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Baton Rouge, LA

24.32

Lake Charles, LA

16.65

Billings, MT

8.28

Toledo, OH

5.99

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN

5.01

Gary, IN Metropolitan Division

4.58

Chattanooga, TN-GA

4.40

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

4.25

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

3.34

Pittsburgh, PA

2.64
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.80

Midland, TX

4.43

Odessa, TX

4.02

Farmington, NM

3.64

Greeley, CO

3.40

Enid, OK

3.02

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

3.00

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

2.97

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

2.90

Southwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.69
Areas with the highest location quotient for Construction and Extraction Occupations, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.86

Lake Charles, LA

4.25

North Nevada nonmetropolitan area

3.50

Northeast Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

3.32

Odessa, TX

3.32

Southwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.97

Farmington, NM

2.76

Greeley, CO

2.75

Midland, TX

2.63

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

2.62
Areas with the highest location quotient for Logging Workers, All Other, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

South Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

283.74

North Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

159.17

Albany, OR

108.00

Longview, WA

75.87

Corvallis, OR

74.07

Eugene, OR

68.32

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

45.16

Salem, OR

30.70

Bellingham, WA

26.66

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

4.42
Areas with the highest location quotient for Log Graders and Scalers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Longview, WA

98.54

Southwest Washington nonmetropolitan area

88.64

Panhandle of Idaho nonmetropolitan area

78.92

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

55.91

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

54.16

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

53.57

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

52.70

Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area

41.20

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

25.33

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

21.33
Areas with the highest location quotient for Logging Equipment Operators, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

49.50

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

47.84

Longview, WA

45.51

Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

43.86

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

41.26

South Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

35.19

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

34.98

Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

31.21

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

28.66

Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area

27.74
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fallers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

69.88

New Bern, NC

33.49

Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

18.17

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

15.45

Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA

11.41

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

11.20

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

3.10
Areas with the highest location quotient for Forest and Conservation Workers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

59.11

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

52.71

North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area

44.11

Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

24.85

Central Washington nonmetropolitan area

22.28

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA

18.57

Southwest Washington nonmetropolitan area

17.11

Sioux Falls, SD

7.98

Yakima, WA

7.96

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

4.17
Areas with the highest location quotient for Agricultural Workers, All Other, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Idaho nonmetropolitan area

42.41

Chico, CA

27.00

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

23.10

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

16.62

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

14.63

Montgomery, AL

14.27

Bakersfield, CA

10.10

Visalia-Porterville, CA

9.17

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

7.68

Fresno, CA

6.86
Areas with the highest location quotient for Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

26.69

Lexington-Fayette, KY

20.13

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

18.05

Ocala, FL

16.92

South Central Idaho nonmetropolitan area

16.49

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

15.15

Northwest Kansas nonmetropolitan area

14.59

Northeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

14.06

Coastal Plains Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

13.28

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

13.25
Areas with the highest location quotient for Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Salinas, CA

85.35

Madera, CA

76.90

Visalia-Porterville, CA

76.25

Bakersfield, CA

66.21

Yuma, AZ

58.50

El Centro, CA

53.17

Fresno, CA

36.02

North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area

28.72

Merced, CA

27.40

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

25.12
Areas with the highest location quotient for Agricultural Equipment Operators, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

29.77

Salinas, CA

29.07

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

28.73

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

25.83

North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area

25.27

El Centro, CA

18.94

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

17.97

Merced, CA

16.96

Napa, CA

16.57

Bakersfield, CA

16.42
Areas with the highest location quotient for Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

102.65

Southeast Idaho nonmetropolitan area

42.39

Wenatchee, WA

28.43

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

27.34

Yakima, WA

24.78

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

24.68

Idaho Falls, ID

23.91

Central Washington nonmetropolitan area

20.22

Bakersfield, CA

17.88

Merced, CA

17.30
Areas with the highest location quotient for Animal Breeders, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

24.22

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

8.96
Areas with the highest location quotient for Agricultural Inspectors, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

14.79

Grand Island, NE

14.65

Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

11.63

Northeast Virginia nonmetropolitan area

11.35

Southeast Idaho nonmetropolitan area

10.88

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

10.48

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

10.24

Kennewick-Richland, WA

10.15

Topeka, KS

10.12

Idaho Falls, ID

9.30
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Madera, CA

32.66

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

31.82

Salinas, CA

30.35

Yuma, AZ

27.55

Visalia-Porterville, CA

27.08

Napa, CA

25.24

East Washington nonmetropolitan area

22.66

El Centro, CA

17.49

Bakersfield, CA

16.73

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

14.37
Areas with the highest location quotient for Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Salinas, CA

56.77

Madera, CA

49.85

Visalia-Porterville, CA

49.47

Bakersfield, CA

43.06

Yuma, AZ

37.93

El Centro, CA

35.82

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

26.66

Fresno, CA

24.06

North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area

20.70

Merced, CA

20.40
Areas with the highest location quotient for Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

4.85

Carson City, NV

3.65

Albany, OR

3.58

Salem, OR

3.40

Medford, OR

3.37

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

3.25

Lansing-East Lansing, MI

3.12

Anchorage, AK

3.00

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

2.74

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

2.68
Areas with the highest location quotient for Statistical Assistants, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN

14.34

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

6.08

Erie, PA

5.53

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

5.13

Portsmouth, NH-ME

4.70

Austin-Round Rock, TX

4.37

Olympia-Tumwater, WA

4.14

Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division

4.12

Lincoln, NE

3.99

Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County, PA Metropolitan Division

3.38
Areas with the highest location quotient for Proofreaders and Copy Markers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

4.49

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

2.63

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

2.57

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

2.33

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

2.21

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division

2.17

Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, MD Metropolitan Division

2.08

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA

2.04

Lancaster, PA

2.03

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

1.96
Areas with the highest location quotient for Office Machine Operators, Except Computer, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Columbus, OH

3.81

Topeka, KS

2.63

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

2.60

Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ Metropolitan Division

2.58

Portsmouth, NH-ME

2.53

Wausau, WI

2.26

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

2.13

Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division

2.12

Columbia, MO

2.11

Kingston, NY

2.01
Areas with the highest location quotient for Office Clerks, General, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

1.91

State College, PA

1.90

Lawton, OK

1.89

Laredo, TX

1.89

Charleston, WV

1.79

Midland, TX

1.76

Champaign-Urbana, IL

1.75

Carbondale-Marion, IL

1.74

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

1.73

Missoula, MT

1.69
Areas with the highest location quotient for Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Lynchburg, VA

7.32

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

5.83

Topeka, KS

4.23

Reading, PA

4.08

Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

3.83

Springfield, IL

3.55

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

3.52

Fresno, CA

3.42

Fayetteville, NC

3.07

Northwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.94
Areas with the highest location quotient for Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN

3.99

Cheyenne, WY

3.86

Sherman-Denison, TX

3.52

Lincoln, NE

2.96

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

2.93

Manchester, NH

2.87

Sioux Falls, SD

2.82

Sheboygan, WI

2.81

Roanoke, VA

2.79

Olympia-Tumwater, WA

2.77
Areas with the highest location quotient for Desktop Publishers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Lancaster, PA

6.35

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

5.87

Erie, PA

3.90

Salem, OR

3.89

Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, MD Metropolitan Division

3.65

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN

3.31

Charleston-North Charleston, SC

2.71

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division

2.65

Hill Country Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

2.30

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

2.26
Areas with the highest location quotient for Word Processors and Typists, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Johnstown, PA

15.78

Altoona, PA

9.25

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

8.44

Guayama, PR

8.39

Arecibo, PR

8.04

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

8.01

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

7.87

Kingston, NY

7.70

Nassau County-Suffolk County, NY Metropolitan Division

7.57

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

7.43
Areas with the highest location quotient for Data Entry Keyers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Portsmouth, NH-ME

5.02

Salt Lake City, UT

3.02

Ocean City, NJ

2.93

Lansing-East Lansing, MI

2.50

Kingston, NY

2.47

El Paso, TX

2.38

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

2.26

Fresno, CA

2.25

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA

2.10

Austin-Round Rock, TX

2.08
Areas with the highest location quotient for Computer Operators, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Bloomington, IN

4.28

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

4.04

Manchester, NH

3.57

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

3.42

Springfield, IL

3.34

Knoxville, TN

3.10

Jefferson City, MO

3.03

Trenton, NJ

3.01

Lincoln, NE

2.81

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

2.80
Areas with the highest location quotient for Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Ithaca, NY

2.69

Carson City, NV

2.42

Jefferson City, MO

2.41

North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

2.38

Garrett County, Maryland nonmetropolitan area

2.32

Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

2.24

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

2.18

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

2.17

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL

2.15

Mayaguez, PR

2.14
Areas with the highest location quotient for Medical Secretaries, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Rochester, MN

4.25

Tyler, TX

3.74

Corvallis, OR

3.56

Grants Pass, OR

3.31

Victoria, TX

3.14

San German, PR

3.07

Arecibo, PR

2.91

Wichita Falls, TX

2.90

Medford, OR

2.82

Amarillo, TX

2.76
Areas with the highest location quotient for Legal Secretaries, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

3.82

Missoula, MT

2.71

Santa Fe, NM

2.61

Olympia-Tumwater, WA

2.58

Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

2.52

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV

2.44

Arecibo, PR

2.42

Great Falls, MT

2.41

Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division

2.39

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

2.32
Areas with the highest location quotient for Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Los Alamos County, New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

5.44

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

2.76

Champaign-Urbana, IL

2.65

Springfield, IL

2.44

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

2.41

Iowa City, IA

2.40

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

2.29

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

2.26

Alexandria, LA

2.26

Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

2.20
Areas with the highest location quotient for Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Owensboro, KY

7.39

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

5.03

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

4.36

Harrisonburg, VA

4.30

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

4.26

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

4.08

Modesto, CA

3.89

Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area

3.74

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

3.68

Lawton, OK

3.56
Areas with the highest location quotient for Stock Clerks and Order Fillers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Danville, IL

2.00

Southwest New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

1.90

Spartanburg, SC

1.82

Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division

1.80

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

1.73

Taunton-Middleborough-Norton, MA NECTA Division

1.69

Arecibo, PR

1.68

Altoona, PA

1.68

Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

1.67

Winchester, VA-WV

1.66
Areas with the highest location quotient for Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Laredo, TX

3.34

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

3.27

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

2.60

Grants Pass, OR

2.50

Reno, NV

2.40

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

2.39

Dalton, GA

2.34

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

1.93

North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area

1.90

Haverhill-Newburyport-Amesbury Town, MA-NH NECTA Division

1.86
Areas with the highest location quotient for Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Columbus, IN

3.12

Warner Robins, GA

2.88

Wichita, KS

2.71

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

2.49

New Bern, NC

2.47

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

2.38

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

2.32

Fond du Lac, WI

2.32

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

2.23

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

2.20
Areas with the highest location quotient for Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, MA NECTA Division

4.66

Charleston, WV

4.63

Springfield, MA-CT

4.29

Manchester, NH

3.51

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

3.51

Trenton, NJ

3.48

Greensboro-High Point, NC

3.33

Fayetteville, NC

3.13

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA

3.01

Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division

2.92
Areas with the highest location quotient for Postal Service Mail Carriers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

2.51

Washington Parish, Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

2.49

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

2.41

Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

2.11

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

2.01

Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

1.97

Sebring, FL

1.97

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

1.92

Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area

1.89

Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

1.88
Areas with the highest location quotient for Postal Service Clerks, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

5.65

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

5.62

East Montana nonmetropolitan area

5.60

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

5.10

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

5.08

Northeast Virginia nonmetropolitan area

4.97

Far East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.84

Kingston, NY

4.82

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

4.76

Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

4.66
Areas with the highest location quotient for Meter Readers, Utilities, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

10.05

Beckley, WV

9.89

North Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

9.39

Arizona nonmetropolitan area

7.14

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

6.90

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

6.23

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

5.27

Southern Ohio non-metropolitan area

4.72

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

4.56

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

4.35
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Laredo, TX

5.04

Fond du Lac, WI

3.25

Johnson City, TN

2.86

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

2.74

Grand Forks, ND-MN

2.21

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.11

Lafayette, LA

2.08

Border Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

2.05

Midland, TX

1.94

Corpus Christi, TX

1.91
Areas with the highest location quotient for Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

4.90

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

4.65

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

4.59

East Montana nonmetropolitan area

4.40

Northwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.95

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

3.91

The Villages, FL

3.65

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

3.63

Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area

3.62

Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

3.60
Areas with the highest location quotient for Couriers and Messengers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

6.16

Mayaguez, PR

4.51

Hammond, LA

4.46

Ponce, PR

4.44

East Stroudsburg, PA

3.40

Rome, GA

3.33

Arecibo, PR

3.32

Corvallis, OR

3.28

Texarkana, TX-AR

3.23

Eau Claire, WI

2.96
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cargo and Freight Agents, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Laredo, TX

13.94

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN

3.27

Urban Honolulu, HI

3.26

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

3.19

Medford, OR

3.04

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN

2.97

Anchorage, AK

2.84

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

2.81

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

2.73

Gainesville, GA

2.62
Areas with the highest location quotient for Information and Record Clerks, All Other, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Fairbanks, AK

4.95

Corvallis, OR

4.84

Fort Collins, CO

4.71

North Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

4.24

South Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

4.12

Grand Junction, CO

4.04

Colorado Springs, CO

3.88

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

3.84

Medford, OR

3.83

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

3.64
Areas with the highest location quotient for Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

7.07

Salt Lake City, UT

6.10

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

4.85

Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Division

4.81

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

4.30

Detroit-Dearborn-Livonia, MI Metropolitan Division

4.21

Urban Honolulu, HI

3.82

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

3.58

Bend-Redmond, OR

3.15

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division

2.93
Areas with the highest location quotient for Receptionists and Information Clerks, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Ocean City, NJ

1.99

Rapid City, SD

1.93

Nassau County-Suffolk County, NY Metropolitan Division

1.85

West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Delray Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

1.84

Wilmington, NC

1.82

Homosassa Springs, FL

1.82

Camden, NJ Metropolitan Division

1.82

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

1.81

Coeur d'Alene, ID

1.80

Sioux Falls, SD

1.79
Areas with the highest location quotient for Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY

8.16

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

3.73

Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.41

Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

2.70

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV

2.55

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

2.49

Duluth, MN-WI

2.47

Sumter, SC

2.45

St. Cloud, MN

2.36

Florence, SC

2.33
Areas with the highest location quotient for Order Clerks, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

3.15

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

2.84

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

2.82

Madison, WI

2.81

Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

2.62

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

2.55

Wausau, WI

2.32

Sheboygan, WI

2.28

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

2.21

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

2.12
Areas with the highest location quotient for New Accounts Clerks, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Grants Pass, OR

8.09

South Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

6.46

Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

5.92

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV

5.81

Joplin, MO

5.33

Victoria, TX

4.67

Lawton, OK

4.65

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

4.63

Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

4.53

Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

4.24
Areas with the highest location quotient for Loan Interviewers and Clerks, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

5.09

Sioux Falls, SD

3.53

Jacksonville, FL

3.03

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.88

Springfield, IL

2.83

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.81

Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

2.53

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

2.43

Roanoke, VA

2.42

Rapid City, SD

2.38
Areas with the highest location quotient for Library Assistants, Clerical, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Bay City, MI

4.53

Ocean City, NJ

3.73

West Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.58

St. Cloud, MN

3.41

Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

3.37

Ithaca, NY

3.32

Bloomington, IN

3.28

Fairbanks, AK

3.10

Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

3.07

Southeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

3.06
Areas with the highest location quotient for Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Eugene, OR

3.62

Lincoln, NE

3.42

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

3.38

West Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.27

Garrett County, Maryland nonmetropolitan area

3.21

Provo-Orem, UT

2.70

Ann Arbor, MI

2.68

Chattanooga, TN-GA

2.51

Dothan, AL

2.49

Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

2.48
Areas with the highest location quotient for Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area

11.50

Ocean City, NJ

7.44

North Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

6.93

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

6.90

Southwest Utah nonmetropolitan area

6.48

East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

5.42

Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

5.30

Central-Southeast Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

5.12

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.99

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

4.97
Areas with the highest location quotient for File Clerks, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Portsmouth, NH-ME

4.15

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

3.43

Lewiston, ID-WA

3.06

Camden, NJ Metropolitan Division

2.66

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

2.62

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

2.61

Homosassa Springs, FL

2.55

Lubbock, TX

2.43

Newark, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division

2.42

Wheeling, WV-OH

2.41
Areas with the highest location quotient for Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Fresno, CA

6.51

Topeka, KS

5.87

Waco, TX

4.19

San German, PR

4.12

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

4.03

Lynn-Saugus-Marblehead, MA NECTA Division

3.99

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

3.89

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.47

Altoona, PA

3.46

Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division

3.37
Areas with the highest location quotient for Customer Service Representatives, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Jacksonville, NC

2.50

Salt Lake City, UT

2.17

Provo-Orem, UT

2.15

Tucson, AZ

2.06

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

2.02

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

1.91

Boise City, ID

1.86

Midland, MI

1.84

Coeur d'Alene, ID

1.79

Appleton, WI

1.79
Areas with the highest location quotient for Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ Metropolitan Division

12.32

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

10.76

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

6.09

Springfield, MO

4.89

Fargo, ND-MN

4.88

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

4.73

Sioux Falls, SD

4.11

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

3.67

Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

3.45

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

3.04
Areas with the highest location quotient for Court, Municipal, and License Clerks, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

6.38

Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

6.20

East Montana nonmetropolitan area

5.70

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

5.49

Dover, DE

4.50

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

4.49

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.46

Grand Junction, CO

4.18

Jefferson City, MO

4.10

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

4.03
Areas with the highest location quotient for Correspondence Clerks, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Portsmouth, NH-ME

29.35

Sioux Falls, SD

28.01

Chattanooga, TN-GA

10.67

Portland-South Portland, ME

7.16

Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, MA-NH NECTA Division

6.33

Framingham, MA NECTA Division

4.97

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

4.80

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

4.50

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN

3.32

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA

2.82
Areas with the highest location quotient for Brokerage Clerks, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division

6.74

Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County, PA Metropolitan Division

4.60

Portsmouth, NH-ME

4.14

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN

3.25

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

3.24

Trenton, NJ

3.03

The Villages, FL

2.88

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

2.68

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

2.67

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division

2.61
Areas with the highest location quotient for Financial Clerks, All Other, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Wheeling, WV-OH

7.04

Anchorage, AK

5.46

Pueblo, CO

5.30

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

5.11

Trenton, NJ

5.09

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA

4.93

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN

3.53

Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

3.23

Charleston, WV

3.19

Rochester, MN

2.87
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tellers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

3.05

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

3.02

Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

2.78

Southeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

2.67

Lawton, OK

2.52

Victoria, TX

2.48

North Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

2.47

West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

2.44

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

2.44

Big Thicket Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

2.40
Areas with the highest location quotient for Procurement Clerks, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Hinesville, GA

5.49

Warner Robins, GA

4.73

Lawton, OK

4.15

Columbus, GA-AL

3.83

East Stroudsburg, PA

3.61

Lebanon, PA

3.55

Bangor, ME

3.18

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

3.17

Killeen-Temple, TX

3.12

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

3.08
Areas with the highest location quotient for Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

El Centro, CA

2.62

Merced, CA

2.35

Bangor, ME

2.24

Elmira, NY

2.14

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

2.12

Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA

2.01

Bakersfield, CA

1.94

Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ

1.93

Napa, CA

1.85

Northeast Kansas nonmetropolitan area

1.81
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gaming Cage Workers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

29.92

South Nevada nonmetropolitan area

27.26

North Nevada nonmetropolitan area

21.24

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

20.52

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

18.40

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

18.32

Lake Charles, LA

18.23

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

17.24

Carson City, NV

14.42

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

12.35
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.39

Rapid City, SD

2.35

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

2.34

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.18

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

1.93

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

1.91

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

1.89

Sioux Falls, SD

1.87

East Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

1.86

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

1.83
Areas with the highest location quotient for Billing and Posting Clerks, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Florence, SC

2.06

Great Falls, MT

2.04

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA

2.03

Mayaguez, PR

2.03

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

1.94

Macon, GA

1.94

Logan, UT-ID

1.93

Hattiesburg, MS

1.93

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

1.77

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

1.76
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bill and Account Collectors, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Sioux Falls, SD

6.06

San Angelo, TX

4.79

Logan, UT-ID

4.52

Pueblo, CO

4.30

Lawrence-Methuen Town-Salem, MA-NH NECTA Division

4.21

Rapid City, SD

4.09

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY

3.49

Cleveland, TN

3.30

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.21

Jacksonville, FL

3.08
Areas with the highest location quotient for Communications Equipment Operators, All Other, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

1.31

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

1.09

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

1.08

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

1.05

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division

0.83

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

0.67

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

0.52

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

0.42
Areas with the highest location quotient for Telephone Operators, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Nassau County-Suffolk County, NY Metropolitan Division

4.02

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

3.76

Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division

3.27

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

2.36

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

1.99

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

1.85

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

1.82

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division

1.73

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

1.64

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

1.59
Areas with the highest location quotient for Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Danville, IL

5.72

Logan, UT-ID

5.29

Elmira, NY

4.22

Eau Claire, WI

3.65

North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

3.35

Gainesville, GA

2.93

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

2.89

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

2.83

Victoria, TX

2.79

Lawrence-Methuen Town-Salem, MA-NH NECTA Division

2.72
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

1.86

Columbia, SC

1.83

Upper Eastern Shore of Maryland nonmetropolitan area

1.82

Mayaguez, PR

1.78

Danbury, CT

1.71

Santa Fe, NM

1.68

Arecibo, PR

1.67

East Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

1.65

Morgantown, WV

1.62

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

1.56
Areas with the highest location quotient for Office and Administrative Support Occupations, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Laredo, TX

1.37

College Station-Bryan, TX

1.33

Washington Parish, Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

1.30

Grants Pass, OR

1.27

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

1.23

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL

1.23

Salt Lake City, UT

1.22

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

1.22

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

1.21

Sebring, FL

1.20
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sales and Related Workers, All Other, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

7.01

Napa, CA

4.25

Grand Junction, CO

3.74

Eugene, OR

3.59

Chico, CA

3.58

Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ

2.95

Yuma, AZ

2.93

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

2.85

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.76

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA

2.64
Areas with the highest location quotient for Door-to-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA

4.63

Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division

3.04

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

2.91

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

2.55

Kansas City, MO-KS

2.17

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN

2.11

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

1.75

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

1.73

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

1.69

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

1.52
Areas with the highest location quotient for Telemarketers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Pueblo, CO

10.69

Idaho Falls, ID

7.82

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

7.70

Canton-Massillon, OH

6.72

Springfield, MO

5.83

Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

5.60

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

4.28

Roanoke, VA

4.04

El Paso, TX

4.01

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

3.79
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sales Engineers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Boulder, CO

5.89

Framingham, MA NECTA Division

5.49

Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, MA-NH NECTA Division

4.25

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

3.78

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

3.34

Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division

3.06

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

3.02

Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division

2.86

Midland, TX

2.52

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

2.48
Areas with the highest location quotient for Real Estate Sales Agents, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

6.13

Wasatch Back nonmetropolitan area

4.80

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

4.09

Enid, OK

3.86

Charleston-North Charleston, SC

3.83

Columbus, GA-AL

3.82

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.66

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

3.60

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

3.45

Hinesville, GA

3.42
Areas with the highest location quotient for Real Estate Brokers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Bend-Redmond, OR

6.79

Northeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

6.31

Jacksonville, NC

5.11

Raleigh, NC

4.97

Wilmington, NC

4.95

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

4.47

Fayetteville, NC

4.37

Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC

4.36

Colorado Springs, CO

4.28

Southeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.76
Areas with the highest location quotient for Models, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

1.96

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

1.82

St. Louis, MO-IL

1.55

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

1.35

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

0.64

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

0.52
Areas with the highest location quotient for Demonstrators and Product Promoters, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Napa, CA

29.12

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

9.33

Santa Rosa, CA

8.77

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA

7.12

North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area

4.70

Ponce, PR

4.16

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

3.93

Kennewick-Richland, WA

3.87

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

3.87

Oakland-Hayward-Berkeley, CA Metropolitan Division

3.53
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Billings, MT

2.04

Janesville-Beloit, WI

1.86

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

1.85

Appleton, WI

1.85

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

1.80

Dalton, GA

1.79

Grand Island, NE

1.74

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

1.73

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

1.73

Fond du Lac, WI

1.72
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Austin-Round Rock, TX

4.45

Framingham, MA NECTA Division

4.32

Raleigh, NC

3.50

Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division

3.36

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

2.94

Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division

2.81

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

2.76

Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, MA-NH NECTA Division

2.66

Provo-Orem, UT

2.64

Midland, MI

2.60
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sales Representatives, Services, All Other, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

2.09

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division

1.94

Austin-Round Rock, TX

1.87

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

1.86

Salt Lake City, UT

1.78

Boulder, CO

1.73

San Angelo, TX

1.70

Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division

1.70

Raleigh, NC

1.69

Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

1.69
Areas with the highest location quotient for Travel Agents, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

17.97

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

6.24

Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

5.15

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

3.44

Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area

3.32

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

3.12

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

3.02

Reading, PA

2.53

Panama City, FL

2.53

Urban Honolulu, HI

2.29
Areas with the highest location quotient for Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

3.68

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

3.23

Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division

2.68

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

2.64

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

2.15

West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Delray Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

2.08

Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ Metropolitan Division

2.07

Trenton, NJ

1.88

Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division

1.85

The Villages, FL

1.85
Areas with the highest location quotient for Insurance Sales Agents, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

2.37

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

2.31

Bloomington, IN

2.07

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

1.98

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

1.95

Columbia, SC

1.95

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

1.91

Hot Springs, AR

1.91

Portland-South Portland, ME

1.85

Tallahassee, FL

1.85
Areas with the highest location quotient for Advertising Sales Agents, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Lawrence, KS

2.82

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

2.73

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

2.62

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL

2.56

Southwest New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

2.39

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

2.34

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

2.23

Great Falls, MT

2.20

Greensboro-High Point, NC

2.13

Danbury, CT

1.97
Areas with the highest location quotient for Retail Salespersons, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Arecibo, PR

2.43

Mayaguez, PR

2.11

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

2.05

Punta Gorda, FL

2.02

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

1.99

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

1.94

Saginaw, MI

1.85

Ponce, PR

1.81

East Stroudsburg, PA

1.81

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

1.78
Areas with the highest location quotient for Parts Salespersons, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Arecibo, PR

4.93

Dalton, GA

4.11

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

3.63

Washington Parish, Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

3.36

Dothan, AL

3.08

Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

2.99

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.91

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

2.79

Grand Island, NE

2.78

Casper, WY

2.71
Areas with the highest location quotient for Counter and Rental Clerks, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.74

Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.19

Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.78

Wasatch Back nonmetropolitan area

2.55

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

2.52

San Angelo, TX

2.39

Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.33

North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.31

Yuba City, CA

2.27

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA

2.26
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

North Nevada nonmetropolitan area

35.18

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

24.23

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

20.62

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV

19.34

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

19.04

Carson City, NV

18.21

Lawton, OK

17.20

Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

16.65

South Nevada nonmetropolitan area

13.94

Fort Smith, AR-OK

12.69
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cashiers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Guayama, PR

3.14

Washington Parish, Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

2.30

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

2.27

San German, PR

2.12

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

2.11

Ponce, PR

2.07

Homosassa Springs, FL

2.07

Southwest Utah nonmetropolitan area

2.00

Hammond, LA

1.98

Ocean City, NJ

1.96
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

2.07

Billings, MT

1.81

Knoxville, TN

1.80

Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division

1.79

Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County, PA Metropolitan Division

1.79

Manchester, NH

1.78

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

1.78

Raleigh, NC

1.70

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

1.69

Jonesboro, AR

1.68
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Mayaguez, PR

3.15

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

2.69

East Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

2.47

Guayama, PR

2.44

Ponce, PR

2.38

Arecibo, PR

2.20

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

2.03

Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

2.03

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

1.95

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

1.92
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sales and Related Occupations, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

1.72

Arecibo, PR

1.62

Mayaguez, PR

1.58

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

1.55

Guayama, PR

1.49

Punta Gorda, FL

1.46

Ponce, PR

1.46

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

1.44

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

1.42

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

1.42
Areas with the highest location quotient for Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

South Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

50.73

Grants Pass, OR

50.64

North Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

37.42

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

35.78

Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

32.63

Eugene, OR

29.33

Salem, OR

27.69

Medford, OR

23.06

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

16.13

Corvallis, OR

14.40
Areas with the highest location quotient for Residential Advisors, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Jackson, TN

14.32

East Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

8.34

Sioux Falls, SD

8.32

Rapid City, SD

8.23

St. George, UT

8.16

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

8.14

Homosassa Springs, FL

6.91

Grants Pass, OR

6.56

Owensboro, KY

6.43

West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

5.95
Areas with the highest location quotient for Recreation Workers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

The Villages, FL

7.69

Wasatch Back nonmetropolitan area

4.47

Manhattan, KS

3.62

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.55

Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.23

Gadsden, AL

3.04

Morristown, TN

2.97

Missoula, MT

2.83

Modesto, CA

2.71

Sheboygan, WI

2.68
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

San Rafael, CA Metropolitan Division

3.34

Wasatch Back nonmetropolitan area

3.19

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

2.99

Lynn-Saugus-Marblehead, MA NECTA Division

2.85

Harrisonburg, VA

2.61

Boulder, CO

2.32

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA

2.26

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

2.25

Peabody-Salem-Beverly, MA NECTA Division

2.23

Danbury, CT

2.22
Areas with the highest location quotient for Personal Care Aides, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

6.68

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

6.21

North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

5.66

El Centro, CA

5.41

North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

5.02

Laredo, TX

4.63

Chico, CA

3.68

Redding, CA

3.66

Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area

3.52

Mankato-North Mankato, MN

3.33
Areas with the highest location quotient for Childcare Workers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Muncie, IN

3.01

Central-Southeast Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.98

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

2.66

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

2.64

Auburn-Opelika, AL

2.54

Hammond, LA

2.52

Iowa City, IA

2.50

Lincoln, NE

2.46

Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

2.39

Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

2.37
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tour and Travel Guides, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

37.82

Flagstaff, AZ

22.82

Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area

20.93

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

15.55

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

14.67

Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

12.19

Prescott, AZ

8.66

Southwest Utah nonmetropolitan area

8.18

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

7.72

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

7.32
Areas with the highest location quotient for Concierges, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

17.80

Wasatch Back nonmetropolitan area

8.55

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

8.01

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

6.62

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

6.19

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

4.83

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

4.28

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

4.04

Urban Honolulu, HI

3.87

Napa, CA

3.74
Areas with the highest location quotient for Baggage Porters and Bellhops, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

15.52

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

9.35

Napa, CA

8.08

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

7.81

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

7.37

Urban Honolulu, HI

6.64

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

5.66

Wasatch Back nonmetropolitan area

4.90

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

4.62

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

4.54
Areas with the highest location quotient for Skincare Specialists, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

4.20

Bend-Redmond, OR

3.49

Tucson, AZ

3.20

Boulder, CO

3.12

Barnstable Town, MA

2.98

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

2.98

Napa, CA

2.76

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.73

Newark, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division

2.73

Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI

2.63
Areas with the highest location quotient for Shampooers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Dover, DE

10.24

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

9.37

Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, MD Metropolitan Division

7.65

Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ Metropolitan Division

7.59

Camden, NJ Metropolitan Division

6.61

Newark, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division

5.99

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

5.71

Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County, PA Metropolitan Division

5.49

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

5.31

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

5.11
Areas with the highest location quotient for Manicurists and Pedicurists, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Lynn-Saugus-Marblehead, MA NECTA Division

5.93

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

5.33

Nassau County-Suffolk County, NY Metropolitan Division

4.73

Stockton-Lodi, CA

4.44

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

4.11

Newark, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division

4.00

Modesto, CA

3.63

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

3.31

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

2.94

Camden, NJ Metropolitan Division

2.92
Areas with the highest location quotient for Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

15.92

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

11.69

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

3.59

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

2.61

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

1.83

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

1.68

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

1.10

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

0.95

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

0.81

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

0.64
Areas with the highest location quotient for Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Danbury, CT

3.03

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

2.75

Ocean City, NJ

2.62

Lynn-Saugus-Marblehead, MA NECTA Division

2.44

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

2.40

The Villages, FL

2.38

Dutchess County-Putnam County, NY Metropolitan Division

2.34

Punta Gorda, FL

2.32

Homosassa Springs, FL

2.28

East Stroudsburg, PA

2.18
Areas with the highest location quotient for Barbers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

6.33

Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division

4.11

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

3.19

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

2.24

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

2.16

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

2.13

Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC

1.99

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

1.69

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

1.50
Areas with the highest location quotient for Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

8.84

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

5.98

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

5.57

Morristown, TN

5.35

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

5.07

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

5.05

Northeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

5.00

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

4.91

Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH

4.83

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

4.75
Areas with the highest location quotient for Funeral Attendants, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Wheeling, WV-OH

8.71

Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

7.12

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

6.81

Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

5.84

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV

5.64

Beckley, WV

5.57

Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

5.07

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

5.02

Upper Eastern Shore of Maryland nonmetropolitan area

4.80

Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH

4.78
Areas with the highest location quotient for Embalmers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

9.43

Knoxville, TN

4.99

Oklahoma City, OK

4.56

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

3.57

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

1.49

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

1.26

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division

1.12

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

0.82

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

0.51
Areas with the highest location quotient for Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers, All Other, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

9.10

Reno, NV

5.19

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

4.16

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

3.73

Fresno, CA

3.46

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

2.67

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

2.22

West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Delray Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

1.83

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

1.77

Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

1.30
Areas with the highest location quotient for Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

11.40

Wasatch Back nonmetropolitan area

11.13

Kansas City, MO-KS

5.65

Columbia, MO

5.25

Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

5.16

Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI

4.90

Lansing-East Lansing, MI

4.73

St. Louis, MO-IL

4.48

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

4.41

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

4.11
Areas with the highest location quotient for Costume Attendants, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

6.01

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

4.17

Lancaster, PA

3.98

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

3.29

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

3.24

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

3.16

Detroit-Dearborn-Livonia, MI Metropolitan Division

2.59

Urban Honolulu, HI

1.94

Salt Lake City, UT

1.93

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

1.60
Areas with the highest location quotient for Amusement and Recreation Attendants, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

6.19

Wasatch Back nonmetropolitan area

5.12

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

4.26

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

4.24

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

3.98

East Stroudsburg, PA

3.46

Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.25

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

2.88

Hot Springs, AR

2.77

Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.59
Areas with the highest location quotient for Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

7.13

Knoxville, TN

4.22

Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

3.82

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

3.66

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

3.59

Green Bay, WI

3.06

Boise City, ID

2.84

Grand Forks, ND-MN

2.77

St. George, UT

2.74

Johnson City, TN

2.69
Areas with the highest location quotient for Motion Picture Projectionists, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

4.32

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL

4.30

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

3.21

Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

3.09

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

2.73

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

2.52

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

2.15

Jacksonville, FL

1.97

Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Division

1.90

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

1.88
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gaming Service Workers, All Other, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

South Nevada nonmetropolitan area

56.57

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

38.80

North Nevada nonmetropolitan area

33.45

Reno, NV

28.38

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

12.84

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

9.68

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

7.42

Baton Rouge, LA

7.08

Laredo, TX

6.98

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

6.23
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

63.44

South Nevada nonmetropolitan area

37.43

Montgomery, AL

18.10

Southwest Montana nonmetropolitan area

17.46

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

17.03

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

14.01

Anchorage, AK

8.66

Reno, NV

7.68

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

5.86

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

4.85
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gaming Dealers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

43.88

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

28.96

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

21.00

North Nevada nonmetropolitan area

19.19

South Nevada nonmetropolitan area

17.82

Reno, NV

10.63

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

7.75

Central Washington nonmetropolitan area

7.39

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

6.48

Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

6.28
Areas with the highest location quotient for Nonfarm Animal Caretakers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Ocala, FL

5.70

Hot Springs, AR

3.32

Lexington-Fayette, KY

3.09

Northwest Washington nonmetropolitan area

2.90

Wasatch Back nonmetropolitan area

2.86

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL

2.64

Michigan City-La Porte, IN

2.49

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

2.40

Southwest Montana nonmetropolitan area

2.29

Auburn-Opelika, AL

2.27
Areas with the highest location quotient for Animal Trainers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Ocala, FL

12.74

Lexington-Fayette, KY

8.10

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

6.47

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

4.71

Raleigh, NC

4.64

Northeast Kansas nonmetropolitan area

4.30

Santa Rosa, CA

3.89

Charleston, WV

2.95

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN

2.65

Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

2.33
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Ocean City, NJ

3.76

North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

2.74

Sheboygan, WI

2.61

North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.58

Hammond, LA

2.57

Wasatch Back nonmetropolitan area

2.46

Johnson City, TN

2.41

Dutchess County-Putnam County, NY Metropolitan Division

2.41

Elmira, NY

2.38

Johnstown, PA

2.33
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Gaming Workers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

43.04

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

30.05

South Nevada nonmetropolitan area

30.04

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

22.13

North Nevada nonmetropolitan area

20.73

Reno, NV

13.67

Lake Charles, LA

12.66

Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

11.48

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

8.28

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

6.92
Areas with the highest location quotient for Personal Care and Service Occupations, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

3.20

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

2.83

North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

2.59

North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

2.59

El Centro, CA

2.51

Laredo, TX

2.29

Redding, CA

2.21

Chico, CA

2.14

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

2.00

Wasatch Back nonmetropolitan area

1.91
Areas with the highest location quotient for Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

17.25

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

9.24

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

6.90

Johnson City, TN

5.92

Chattanooga, TN-GA

5.35

South Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

5.32

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

5.04

Arizona nonmetropolitan area

4.87

Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA

4.76

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

4.30
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tree Trimmers and Pruners, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

7.25

Portland-South Portland, ME

5.47

West Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

5.42

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

4.73

South Central Idaho nonmetropolitan area

4.35

Oklahoma City, OK

4.23

Oakland-Hayward-Berkeley, CA Metropolitan Division

4.03

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

3.83

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

3.20

Kingston, NY

3.04
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

16.25

Far East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

15.90

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

13.41

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

13.25

Billings, MT

13.16

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

11.86

East Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

10.80

East Montana nonmetropolitan area

7.99

Northwest Kansas nonmetropolitan area

7.76

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

7.51
Areas with the highest location quotient for Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

9.22

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

4.66

Midland, MI

4.53

Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

4.01

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

3.95

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

3.73

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

3.38

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

3.33

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

3.19

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.15
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pest Control Workers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Punta Gorda, FL

9.24

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

4.95

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

4.83

Ocala, FL

4.63

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

4.16

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

3.89

Homosassa Springs, FL

3.66

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

3.63

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.48

Port St. Lucie, FL

3.31
Areas with the highest location quotient for Building Cleaning Workers, All Other, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Salisbury, MD-DE

29.89

Greeley, CO

14.73

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

5.60

Tulsa, OK

1.63

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

1.12

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

1.00

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

0.85

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

0.55
Areas with the highest location quotient for Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

New Shoreham Town, Rhode Island nonmetropolitan area

10.97

Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area

9.76

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

6.26

North Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

5.42

Southwest Utah nonmetropolitan area

4.75

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

4.54

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

4.38

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

3.92

Ocean City, NJ

3.80

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

3.60
Areas with the highest location quotient for Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Ponce, PR

3.22

East Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

2.34

Mayaguez, PR

2.20

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

2.11

Guayama, PR

1.95

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

1.84

San German, PR

1.78

Saginaw, MI

1.77

Ithaca, NY

1.73

Harrisonburg, VA

1.69
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

7.42

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

4.26

Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.51

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

3.35

Lake County-Kenosha County, IL-WI Metropolitan Division

3.10

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

3.09

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

3.08

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

3.03

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

3.01

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

2.98
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

3.55

Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

3.35

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

3.13

Hot Springs, AR

3.09

Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.08

Ocean City, NJ

2.92

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

2.89

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

2.88

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.78

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

2.75
Areas with the highest location quotient for Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

New Shoreham Town, Rhode Island nonmetropolitan area

4.99

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

3.11

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

2.91

Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.76

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

2.51

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

2.28

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.25

Ponce, PR

2.15

Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

2.13

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

2.12
Areas with the highest location quotient for Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Napa, CA

9.52

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

8.20

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

5.41

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

4.86

Ocean City, NJ

4.24

Visalia-Porterville, CA

3.53

Newark, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division

3.32

Eugene, OR

3.30

Upper Eastern Shore of Maryland nonmetropolitan area

3.28

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

2.68
Areas with the highest location quotient for Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

3.21

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

2.95

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

2.57

Brunswick, GA

2.51

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

2.36

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

2.34

Homosassa Springs, FL

2.32

North Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

2.29

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

2.29

The Villages, FL

2.27
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dishwashers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.93

North Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

3.20

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

2.96

Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

2.64

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

2.61

East Stroudsburg, PA

2.53

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

2.44

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

2.36

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.33

Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.25
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

4.01

North Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

3.91

Ocean City, NJ

3.82

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

3.73

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

3.65

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

3.56

Lawrence, KS

3.42

Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

3.29

Flagstaff, AZ

3.04

Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.79
Areas with the highest location quotient for Food Servers, Nonrestaurant, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Upper Eastern Shore of Maryland nonmetropolitan area

4.54

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

3.72

Punta Gorda, FL

2.99

Utica-Rome, NY

2.98

Albuquerque, NM

2.96

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

2.89

Muncie, IN

2.85

The Villages, FL

2.76

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

2.75

Jackson, TN

2.69
Areas with the highest location quotient for Waiters and Waitresses, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

New Shoreham Town, Rhode Island nonmetropolitan area

6.48

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

2.81

The Villages, FL

2.71

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

2.64

Ocean City, NJ

2.61

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

2.53

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

2.30

Wasatch Back nonmetropolitan area

2.29

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

2.29

North Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

2.26
Areas with the highest location quotient for Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Ocean City, NJ

4.12

Waterbury, CT

3.99

Bangor, ME

3.58

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

3.58

Lewiston, ID-WA

3.34

Lynn-Saugus-Marblehead, MA NECTA Division

3.16

Anchorage, AK

3.08

Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

2.94

Peabody-Salem-Beverly, MA NECTA Division

2.86

Leominster-Gardner, MA

2.82
Areas with the highest location quotient for Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Jacksonville, NC

3.05

Hinesville, GA

2.14

Bay City, MI

2.14

Burlington, NC

2.02

Fayetteville, NC

1.98

Brunswick, GA

1.88

Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

1.87

Wilmington, NC

1.86

Lubbock, TX

1.85

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

1.84
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bartenders, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

4.17

Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.94

Northeastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

3.90

East Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.87

East Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.84

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN

3.64

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.42

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

3.08

Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

3.07

Far East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.06
Areas with the highest location quotient for Food Preparation Workers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Washington Parish, Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

5.92

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

5.54

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

4.55

Fairbanks, AK

4.52

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

3.78

Lafayette, LA

3.67

Hammond, LA

3.58

Ocean City, NJ

3.56

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

3.05

Baton Rouge, LA

3.04
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cooks, All Other, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Bloomington, IN

11.56

Sebring, FL

10.76

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

8.11

Corvallis, OR

8.08

Santa Rosa, CA

7.76

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

7.30

Urban Honolulu, HI

6.94

Eugene, OR

5.99

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

5.96

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

5.16
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cooks, Short Order, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Southwest New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

5.09

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

4.79

Rapid City, SD

4.58

Lima, OH

4.54

Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

4.27

Grand Island, NE

3.67

East Central New York nonmetropolitan area

3.59

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.58

Bangor, ME

3.52

Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

3.35
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cooks, Restaurant, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

New Shoreham Town, Rhode Island nonmetropolitan area

6.58

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

3.24

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

3.00

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

2.88

North Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

2.81

Flagstaff, AZ

2.77

Wasatch Back nonmetropolitan area

2.55

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

2.54

Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.53

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

2.27
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

4.73

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

4.42

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

4.32

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.75

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

3.66

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.60

Enid, OK

3.57

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

3.45

Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

3.44

Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

3.44
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cooks, Fast Food, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

6.37

Arecibo, PR

4.96

Jackson, MS

4.41

Enid, OK

4.29

Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.26

Jackson, TN

3.82

Merced, CA

3.73

Southwest Idaho nonmetropolitan area

3.73

Morristown, TN

3.54

Border Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

3.53
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

East Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

3.52

Guayama, PR

3.38

West Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

2.59

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

2.58

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

2.26

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

2.24

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

2.21

Ponce, PR

2.10

Hammond, LA

2.07

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

1.91
Areas with the highest location quotient for Chefs and Head Cooks, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

8.27

Charleston-North Charleston, SC

4.60

Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

4.25

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

3.82

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.60

East Central New York nonmetropolitan area

3.59

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

3.46

Napa, CA

3.44

Florence, SC

3.43

Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.41
Areas with the highest location quotient for Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

New Shoreham Town, Rhode Island nonmetropolitan area

3.44

Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.12

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

1.97

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

1.91

Ocean City, NJ

1.89

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

1.80

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

1.75

North Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

1.71

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

1.70

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

1.69
Areas with the highest location quotient for Protective Service Workers, All Other, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Los Alamos County, New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

12.12

Kingston, NY

6.33

East Central New York nonmetropolitan area

5.84

Northwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

5.66

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

4.45

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

4.18

Ocean City, NJ

3.88

Nassau County-Suffolk County, NY Metropolitan Division

3.87

East Stroudsburg, PA

3.83

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

3.76
Areas with the highest location quotient for Transportation Security Screeners, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

9.21

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

9.11

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

8.74

Fairbanks, AK

6.32

Urban Honolulu, HI

4.26

Anchorage, AK

3.87

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

3.68

New Bern, NC

3.55

Manchester, NH

3.52

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

3.29
Areas with the highest location quotient for Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

6.08

East Stroudsburg, PA

6.06

Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area

5.68

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

4.56

East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

4.43

Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.37

Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

3.33

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

2.66

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA

2.38

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.30
Areas with the highest location quotient for Crossing Guards, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Grand Junction, CO

6.42

Salem, OR

5.93

Coeur d'Alene, ID

5.44

Dover, DE

3.80

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL

3.71

Yuba City, CA

3.61

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA

3.38

Reading, PA

2.76

Bakersfield, CA

2.71

Pittsburgh, PA

2.68
Areas with the highest location quotient for Security Guards, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Mayaguez, PR

4.21

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

4.13

East Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

3.35

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

2.47

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

2.30

Beckley, WV

2.17

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

2.17

Urban Honolulu, HI

2.12

Columbia, SC

2.03

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

2.00
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

49.34

Lawton, OK

27.00

Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI

24.66

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

22.07

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

18.70

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

17.42

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

15.61

Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

15.47

South Nevada nonmetropolitan area

13.86

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

13.70
Areas with the highest location quotient for Private Detectives and Investigators, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Rocky Mount, NC

6.29

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

6.18

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

3.98

Las Cruces, NM

3.78

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

3.42

Missoula, MT

2.61

Salem, OR

2.52

Binghamton, NY

2.44

Saginaw, MI

2.38

Columbus, GA-AL

2.29
Areas with the highest location quotient for Animal Control Workers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Virginia nonmetropolitan area

7.28

Glens Falls, NY

6.80

Central New York nonmetropolitan area

6.62

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

6.20

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

5.95

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

4.89

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

4.57

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

4.45

Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area

4.31

Coastal Plains Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

4.28
Areas with the highest location quotient for Transit and Railroad Police, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Newark, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division

7.28

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

5.78

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

5.07

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

2.25

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

1.94

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

1.77

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

1.44
Areas with the highest location quotient for Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

4.31

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

2.44

Rome, GA

2.31

East Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

2.26

Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

2.19

Danville, IL

2.15

Border Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

2.12

Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area

2.12

Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area

2.00

Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

1.98
Areas with the highest location quotient for Parking Enforcement Workers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Dover-Durham, NH-ME

14.58

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division

6.28

Richmond, VA

3.94

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

3.68

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

3.50

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

3.43

Detroit-Dearborn-Livonia, MI Metropolitan Division

3.08

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

2.55

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

2.47

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

2.37
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fish and Game Wardens, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

19.87

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

13.30

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

9.45

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

8.91

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

8.39

Barnstable Town, MA

7.51

Coastal Plains Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

7.26

Hill Country Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

6.04

Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

5.92

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

5.45
Areas with the highest location quotient for Detectives and Criminal Investigators, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ

36.88

Border Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

32.07

Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

23.65

Laredo, TX

15.33

El Centro, CA

14.76

Yuma, AZ

14.71

Coastal Plains Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

13.41

Las Cruces, NM

11.57

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

7.70

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

7.62
Areas with the highest location quotient for Correctional Officers and Jailers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area

24.39

Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area

16.97

Pine Bluff, AR

15.20

The Villages, FL

14.27

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

11.06

East Central New York nonmetropolitan area

10.23

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

8.30

Elmira, NY

8.23

Washington Parish, Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

8.14

Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area

7.77
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bailiffs, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

10.09

Macon, GA

9.23

Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

8.14

East Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

7.64

Northeast Virginia nonmetropolitan area

6.72

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

6.12

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

6.04

Bismarck, ND

5.84

Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area

5.44

Kingston, NY

5.18
Areas with the highest location quotient for Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

South Georgia nonmetropolitan area

39.05

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

38.75

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

36.96

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

35.60

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

32.05

North Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

25.16

Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area

22.74

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

18.43

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

16.11

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

2.88
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fire Inspectors and Investigators, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

10.13

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

4.49

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

4.22

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

4.16

Trenton, NJ

4.04

Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC

3.98

Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ Metropolitan Division

3.97

Camden, NJ Metropolitan Division

3.55

Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI

3.36

Newark, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division

3.13
Areas with the highest location quotient for Firefighters, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

6.02

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

5.58

Arizona nonmetropolitan area

4.65

Prescott, AZ

4.26

Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

3.99

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

3.88

Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.74

Northwest Washington nonmetropolitan area

3.66

East Washington nonmetropolitan area

3.18

Northwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

3.15
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Protective Service Workers, All Other, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Los Alamos County, New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

5.26

Mayaguez, PR

4.26

South Nevada nonmetropolitan area

3.41

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

2.90

Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI

2.78

Hattiesburg, MS

2.68

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

2.64

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.55

Santa Fe, NM

2.30

Amarillo, TX

2.25
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

9.04

Prescott, AZ

8.24

Arizona nonmetropolitan area

7.36

Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ

5.95

Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

5.73

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

4.86

Lawton, OK

4.85

Cleveland, TN

4.55

Springfield, IL

4.27

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

4.13
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

5.75

Hinesville, GA

5.56

Lawton, OK

4.30

East Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

3.68

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

3.44

Prescott, AZ

3.40

Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

3.21

Pine Bluff, AR

3.17

Leominster-Gardner, MA

3.15

Brunswick, GA

3.04
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Cumberland, MD-WV

16.28

Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area

14.27

Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area

12.44

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

12.33

East Central New York nonmetropolitan area

11.81

Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area

11.41

Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

10.41

Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

10.38

The Villages, FL

10.31

Elmira, NY

8.88
Areas with the highest location quotient for Protective Service Occupations, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area

4.02

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

3.56

Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area

3.25

Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ

3.07

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

3.03

The Villages, FL

2.91

Pine Bluff, AR

2.89

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.78

Border Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

2.60

East Central New York nonmetropolitan area

2.42
Areas with the highest location quotient for Healthcare Support Workers, All Other, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

5.89

Fayetteville, NC

5.58

Ocean City, NJ

4.49

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

4.34

Clarksville, TN-KY

3.89

Arizona nonmetropolitan area

3.88

Killeen-Temple, TX

3.75

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.03

El Centro, CA

3.03

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

2.99
Areas with the highest location quotient for Phlebotomists, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Burlington, NC

8.61

Owensboro, KY

3.90

Bellingham, WA

3.45

Jonesboro, AR

3.12

Fargo, ND-MN

3.00

Lima, OH

2.76

Saginaw, MI

2.68

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL

2.66

Dayton, OH

2.63

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL

2.63
Areas with the highest location quotient for Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Ithaca, NY

4.54

Jefferson City, MO

4.19

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA

3.45

Knoxville, TN

3.40

Auburn-Opelika, AL

3.24

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

3.07

Champaign-Urbana, IL

3.00

Bellingham, WA

2.88

Corvallis, OR

2.79

Homosassa Springs, FL

2.76
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pharmacy Aides, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Guayama, PR

15.44

Ponce, PR

13.65

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

10.84

West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

8.75

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

7.22

El Centro, CA

6.78

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

5.95

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

5.72

Texarkana, TX-AR

5.41

North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area

5.07
Areas with the highest location quotient for Medical Transcriptionists, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY

7.63

Rapid City, SD

4.51

Roanoke, VA

4.39

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

4.10

Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Division

3.88

Tucson, AZ

3.74

Topeka, KS

3.49

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.41

South Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

3.27

Sioux Falls, SD

3.16
Areas with the highest location quotient for Medical Equipment Preparers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Springfield, IL

4.12

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

4.05

Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

3.48

Grants Pass, OR

3.47

Bangor, ME

3.21

Billings, MT

3.20

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

3.14

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

2.93

Medford, OR

2.83

Flagstaff, AZ

2.79
Areas with the highest location quotient for Medical Assistants, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Rochester, MN

3.40

Grants Pass, OR

2.58

Gainesville, GA

2.57

Ocala, FL

2.30

Gadsden, AL

2.26

Albuquerque, NM

2.19

Medford, OR

2.15

Punta Gorda, FL

2.10

Redding, CA

2.09

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

2.08
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dental Assistants, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Arecibo, PR

2.39

Farmington, NM

2.29

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

2.28

Logan, UT-ID

2.24

Southwest Utah nonmetropolitan area

2.23

Grants Pass, OR

2.17

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

2.08

Wasatch Back nonmetropolitan area

2.05

Redding, CA

2.00

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

2.00
Areas with the highest location quotient for Massage Therapists, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Napa, CA

5.87

Boulder, CO

4.36

Wasatch Back nonmetropolitan area

4.26

Anchorage, AK

4.08

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

4.00

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.77

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

3.72

San Rafael, CA Metropolitan Division

3.63

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

3.35

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

2.95
Areas with the highest location quotient for Physical Therapist Aides, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Wichita Falls, TX

7.68

Abilene, TX

6.22

Sebring, FL

4.81

Redding, CA

4.26

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

4.01

Grand Island, NE

3.84

Owensboro, KY

3.74

Wenatchee, WA

3.71

Lewiston, ID-WA

3.68

Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

3.65
Areas with the highest location quotient for Physical Therapist Assistants, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Victoria, TX

8.14

Homosassa Springs, FL

5.77

Cumberland, MD-WV

5.12

Gadsden, AL

4.96

West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

4.28

Canton-Massillon, OH

4.07

The Villages, FL

4.00

Kokomo, IN

3.96

Bay City, MI

3.70

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA

3.69
Areas with the highest location quotient for Occupational Therapy Aides, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division

9.84

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

8.11

Peoria, IL

5.26

York-Hanover, PA

4.09

Worcester, MA-CT

3.70

Salt Lake City, UT

2.75

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA

2.39

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

2.35

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA

2.27

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

2.00
Areas with the highest location quotient for Occupational Therapy Assistants, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Green Bay, WI

6.55

New Bern, NC

5.47

Canton-Massillon, OH

4.79

Pueblo, CO

4.78

Williamsport, PA

4.63

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA

4.44

The Villages, FL

4.03

Erie, PA

3.81

Toledo, OH

3.66

Topeka, KS

3.38
Areas with the highest location quotient for Orderlies, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

5.98

Lubbock, TX

4.25

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

4.15

Mayaguez, PR

3.97

Tyler, TX

3.03

Arecibo, PR

2.96

Tulsa, OK

2.85

Terre Haute, IN

2.78

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL

2.58

Charlottesville, VA

2.35
Areas with the highest location quotient for Nursing Assistants, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Goldsboro, NC

3.02

Northwest Kansas nonmetropolitan area

2.88

Washington Parish, Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

2.87

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

2.68

East Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.61

Kankakee, IL

2.60

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

2.60

Greenville, NC

2.59

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

2.58

Southeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

2.52
Areas with the highest location quotient for Psychiatric Aides, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Wichita Falls, TX

29.97

Tuscaloosa, AL

20.61

Hill Country Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

18.15

Salem, OR

14.85

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

14.04

Jackson, MS

13.92

Southwest Montana nonmetropolitan area

13.61

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

11.83

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

8.08

Utica-Rome, NY

7.31
Areas with the highest location quotient for Home Health Aides, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

8.14

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

6.07

Lynn-Saugus-Marblehead, MA NECTA Division

6.01

Lawrence-Methuen Town-Salem, MA-NH NECTA Division

4.97

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

4.70

Coastal Plains Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

4.62

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

3.76

Northeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.64

Border Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

3.49

Tyler, TX

2.98
Areas with the highest location quotient for Healthcare Support Occupations, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

2.64

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

2.04

Goldsboro, NC

1.95

Glens Falls, NY

1.95

Lynn-Saugus-Marblehead, MA NECTA Division

1.93

Lawrence-Methuen Town-Salem, MA-NH NECTA Division

1.93

Bay City, MI

1.90

Rochester, MN

1.83

Washington Parish, Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

1.83

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

1.81
Areas with the highest location quotient for Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

14.95

Hammond, LA

10.68

Jackson, TN

7.54

Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

6.13

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

5.80

Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, MD Metropolitan Division

5.77

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR

4.73

Chattanooga, TN-GA

4.47

Santa Fe, NM

4.43

Manchester, NH

4.42
Areas with the highest location quotient for Genetic Counselors, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

6.56

Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division

4.27

Oakland-Hayward-Berkeley, CA Metropolitan Division

3.65

Salt Lake City, UT

3.43

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

3.03

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

2.89

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division

2.32

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN

1.94

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

1.78

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

1.60
Areas with the highest location quotient for Athletic Trainers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Fond du Lac, WI

4.67

State College, PA

4.31

Auburn-Opelika, AL

4.29

Manchester, NH

4.05

Harrisonburg, VA

4.05

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

3.69

Charlottesville, VA

3.53

Tuscaloosa, AL

3.51

Wheeling, WV-OH

3.47

West Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.47
Areas with the highest location quotient for Occupational Health and Safety Technicians, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Baton Rouge, LA

9.22

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC

8.08

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.57

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

5.28

Midland, TX

5.17

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

5.14

Kennewick-Richland, WA

5.04

Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA

4.49

Lafayette, LA

4.38

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

4.21
Areas with the highest location quotient for Occupational Health and Safety Specialists, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Los Alamos County, New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

14.20

Kennewick-Richland, WA

7.12

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC

6.56

Midland, TX

5.27

Farmington, NM

4.77

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.52

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

4.11

Beckley, WV

4.02

Southwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

3.97

Trenton, NJ

3.93
Areas with the highest location quotient for Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL

4.33

Green Bay, WI

4.20

Yuba City, CA

3.62

Kennewick-Richland, WA

3.62

Hammond, LA

3.52

Carbondale-Marion, IL

3.29

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

3.27

Gainesville, FL

3.06

Bakersfield, CA

2.94

Rocky Mount, NC

2.89
Areas with the highest location quotient for Hearing Aid Specialists, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

4.40

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

4.11

Tucson, AZ

3.35

Springfield, MA-CT

2.95

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

2.27

New Haven, CT

2.17

Boise City, ID

1.98

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division

1.31

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

1.29

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

1.01
Areas with the highest location quotient for Orthotists and Prosthetists, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Springfield, MA-CT

4.86

Ann Arbor, MI

3.83

Columbus, OH

3.53

Lansing-East Lansing, MI

3.52

Anchorage, AK

3.47

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

2.98

Pittsburgh, PA

2.82

Fort Wayne, IN

2.77

Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division

2.53

Akron, OH

2.33
Areas with the highest location quotient for Opticians, Dispensing, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Kalamazoo-Portage, MI

4.12

Hammond, LA

4.06

Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN

3.62

Mansfield, OH

3.46

Victoria, TX

3.43

Kokomo, IN

3.23

Bismarck, ND

3.10

Grand Island, NE

3.03

Muncie, IN

3.00

Flint, MI

2.92
Areas with the highest location quotient for Medical Records and Health Information Technicians, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Morgantown, WV

4.03

Rochester, MN

3.66

Arizona nonmetropolitan area

3.25

Madera, CA

3.21

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

3.06

Killeen-Temple, TX

3.02

Iowa City, IA

2.81

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

2.81

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

2.59

West Montana nonmetropolitan area

2.56
Areas with the highest location quotient for Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

4.13

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

3.55

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

3.49

Sherman-Denison, TX

3.31

Wichita Falls, TX

3.24

Victoria, TX

3.18

West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

3.10

Johnson City, TN

3.06

Monroe, LA

2.94

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

2.90
Areas with the highest location quotient for Ophthalmic Medical Technicians, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Wichita Falls, TX

5.67

Danbury, CT

4.73

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

4.66

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

4.57

Bismarck, ND

4.24

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL

3.82

Fort Collins, CO

3.71

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

3.48

Hattiesburg, MS

3.38

Montgomery, AL

3.27
Areas with the highest location quotient for Veterinary Technologists and Technicians, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Ithaca, NY

4.91

Corvallis, OR

4.56

Fort Collins, CO

3.85

College Station-Bryan, TX

3.69

Gainesville, FL

3.52

Champaign-Urbana, IL

3.37

Grand Junction, CO

3.34

The Villages, FL

3.12

Dover-Durham, NH-ME

2.98

Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN

2.96
Areas with the highest location quotient for Surgical Technologists, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Mayaguez, PR

4.69

Morgantown, WV

3.65

New Bedford, MA

3.43

Florence, SC

3.29

Rome, GA

3.28

Owensboro, KY

3.05

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

3.05

Beckley, WV

2.97

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

2.96

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

2.84
Areas with the highest location quotient for Respiratory Therapy Technicians, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

7.37

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

6.94

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

5.50

St. Louis, MO-IL

4.55

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

4.49

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

4.41

Big Thicket Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

4.32

Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area

3.85

Hill Country Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

3.44

South Georgia nonmetropolitan area

3.32
Areas with the highest location quotient for Psychiatric Technicians, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Kankakee, IL

37.27

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA

15.78

Staunton-Waynesboro, VA

13.28

Port St. Lucie, FL

10.17

Visalia-Porterville, CA

9.93

Pueblo, CO

9.83

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

9.08

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

8.60

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV

7.45

Western Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

5.96
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pharmacy Technicians, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

4.25

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

3.97

Arecibo, PR

3.55

San German, PR

3.26

West Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

3.02

East Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

2.75

Mayaguez, PR

2.42

Washington Parish, Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

2.42

Ponce, PR

2.30

Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area

2.24
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dietetic Technicians, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

16.32

Decatur, IL

10.65

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

8.85

West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

7.08

Bismarck, ND

6.58

Peoria, IL

6.40

Haverhill-Newburyport-Amesbury Town, MA-NH NECTA Division

6.34

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

5.87

Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area

5.59

Bloomington, IL

5.33
Areas with the highest location quotient for Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Johnstown, PA

5.62

Gainesville, GA

4.99

Northeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.54

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

4.25

Northwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

3.94

Southern Ohio non-metropolitan area

3.90

Far East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.86

Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.83

Rochester, MN

3.46

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

3.45
Areas with the highest location quotient for Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

4.84

West Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

4.28

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

4.26

Michigan City-La Porte, IN

3.83

Columbia, MO

3.76

Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN

3.39

Ocala, FL

3.01

Canton-Massillon, OH

2.99

West Montana nonmetropolitan area

2.90

Brunswick, GA

2.88
Areas with the highest location quotient for Radiologic Technologists, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Rome, GA

3.18

St. Cloud, MN

3.15

Mayaguez, PR

2.90

Hattiesburg, MS

2.87

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

2.61

The Villages, FL

2.56

Beckley, WV

2.31

Dothan, AL

2.26

Asheville, NC

2.26

Jonesboro, AR

2.22
Areas with the highest location quotient for Nuclear Medicine Technologists, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Sioux Falls, SD

5.20

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL

3.06

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

2.89

Canton-Massillon, OH

2.81

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

2.80

Lafayette, LA

2.68

Chattanooga, TN-GA

2.60

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

2.52

Ocala, FL

2.50

Tacoma-Lakewood, WA Metropolitan Division

2.36
Areas with the highest location quotient for Diagnostic Medical Sonographers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Barnstable Town, MA

8.75

Beckley, WV

3.66

Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, MA NECTA Division

3.57

Sherman-Denison, TX

3.16

Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA

2.98

Hattiesburg, MS

2.91

Rapid City, SD

2.88

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

2.63

Sioux Falls, SD

2.55

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

2.53
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Homosassa Springs, FL

5.49

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

3.23

Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH

2.79

Ocala, FL

2.79

Tyler, TX

2.76

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

2.75

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL

2.59

Salisbury, MD-DE

2.54

Sioux Falls, SD

2.49

Ponce, PR

2.46
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dental Hygienists, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

2.63

Pocatello, ID

2.57

Flint, MI

2.55

Grants Pass, OR

2.50

Medford, OR

2.45

Barnstable Town, MA

2.39

Chico, CA

2.20

Northwest Washington nonmetropolitan area

2.18

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

2.18

Washington Parish, Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

2.16
Areas with the highest location quotient for Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Burlington, NC

9.83

Ann Arbor, MI

3.47

San German, PR

3.28

Gainesville, FL

3.01

Ponce, PR

2.86

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

2.76

Columbia, MO

2.72

Mayaguez, PR

2.62

Arecibo, PR

2.54

Guayama, PR

2.51
Areas with the highest location quotient for Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, MD Metropolitan Division

33.71

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

8.10

Iowa City, IA

7.94

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

7.36

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN

5.76

Gainesville, FL

4.94

Ocean City, NJ

4.70

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

3.77

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

3.43

Bend-Redmond, OR

3.04
Areas with the highest location quotient for Audiologists, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

6.63

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

5.97

York-Hanover, PA

3.62

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

3.06

Rochester, NY

2.77

West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Delray Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

2.48

Jackson, MS

2.41

Dayton, OH

2.37

Nassau County-Suffolk County, NY Metropolitan Division

2.29

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division

2.21
Areas with the highest location quotient for Nurse Practitioners, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Rochester, MN

8.49

Hattiesburg, MS

3.35

Cleveland, TN

3.16

Lima, OH

3.08

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

3.07

Ponce, PR

2.98

Johnson City, TN

2.89

Joplin, MO

2.82

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

2.76

Knoxville, TN

2.72
Areas with the highest location quotient for Nurse Midwives, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Anchorage, AK

6.08

Albuquerque, NM

4.50

Lancaster, PA

3.96

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

3.34

Trenton, NJ

3.33

Worcester, MA-CT

3.17

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

2.58

Oakland-Hayward-Berkeley, CA Metropolitan Division

2.47

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

2.28

Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division

1.91
Areas with the highest location quotient for Nurse Anesthetists, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

8.88

Rochester, MN

8.76

Columbia, MO

6.17

Midland, MI

5.92

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

5.60

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA

5.05

Charleston, WV

4.87

Knoxville, TN

4.61

Rapid City, SD

4.28

Boise City, ID

4.14
Areas with the highest location quotient for Registered Nurses, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

3.56

Rochester, MN

3.26

Greenville, NC

2.73

Morgantown, WV

2.32

Gainesville, FL

2.04

Sherman-Denison, TX

2.03

Sioux Falls, SD

1.96

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

1.92

Rome, GA

1.91

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

1.90
Areas with the highest location quotient for Veterinarians, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Ames, IA

4.02

Fort Collins, CO

3.57

Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

3.16

Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

2.95

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

2.87

Great Falls, MT

2.59

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

2.53

Panhandle of Idaho nonmetropolitan area

2.49

Greeley, CO

2.40

Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.39
Areas with the highest location quotient for Therapists, All Other, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

16.95

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN

11.85

Anchorage, AK

9.99

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

8.11

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

6.14

Gary, IN Metropolitan Division

5.32

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

4.48

Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, MD Metropolitan Division

4.21

Fort Collins, CO

4.00

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN

2.84
Areas with the highest location quotient for Exercise Physiologists, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Duluth, MN-WI

6.25

Roanoke, VA

4.95

Lansing-East Lansing, MI

3.79

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

2.83

Tulsa, OK

2.47

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

2.43

Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ Metropolitan Division

2.35

Tucson, AZ

2.26

Madison, WI

2.26

Detroit-Dearborn-Livonia, MI Metropolitan Division

2.04
Areas with the highest location quotient for Speech-Language Pathologists, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Sherman-Denison, TX

3.67

Far East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.14

Jonesboro, AR

2.90

Homosassa Springs, FL

2.82

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN

2.61

Tyler, TX

2.43

Gadsden, AL

2.38

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

2.21

Pueblo, CO

2.19

New Bedford, MA

2.12
Areas with the highest location quotient for Respiratory Therapists, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Victoria, TX

4.62

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

4.17

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

3.44

Texarkana, TX-AR

3.18

Hattiesburg, MS

2.87

Morgantown, WV

2.74

Gainesville, FL

2.73

Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH

2.38

Alexandria, LA

2.35

Greenville, NC

2.32
Areas with the highest location quotient for Recreational Therapists, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Napa, CA

9.17

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN

6.74

Peabody-Salem-Beverly, MA NECTA Division

5.25

Southwest Kansas nonmetropolitan area

5.23

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA

5.09

Alexandria, LA

5.04

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

4.75

Altoona, PA

4.18

Provo-Orem, UT

4.01

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

3.82
Areas with the highest location quotient for Radiation Therapists, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

West Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

5.41

Racine, WI

5.13

Gainesville, FL

4.08

Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA

3.29

Columbia, MO

3.08

Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division

2.85

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR

2.69

Waco, TX

2.67

Oklahoma City, OK

2.67

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

2.66
Areas with the highest location quotient for Physical Therapists, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

3.90

Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area

2.33

Kokomo, IN

2.28

Gadsden, AL

2.25

Peabody-Salem-Beverly, MA NECTA Division

2.18

Lawrence-Methuen Town-Salem, MA-NH NECTA Division

2.18

Abilene, TX

2.18

Lewiston, ID-WA

2.11

Bend-Redmond, OR

2.10

Rocky Mount, NC

2.08
Areas with the highest location quotient for Occupational Therapists, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Cumberland, MD-WV

4.57

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

3.83

Homosassa Springs, FL

3.50

Bay City, MI

3.32

Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area

3.08

Leominster-Gardner, MA

3.05

Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

2.88

Lawrence-Methuen Town-Salem, MA-NH NECTA Division

2.72

New Bern, NC

2.57

Grand Junction, CO

2.57
Areas with the highest location quotient for Podiatrists, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Roanoke, VA

6.26

Nassau County-Suffolk County, NY Metropolitan Division

4.30

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

3.13

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

2.98

Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ Metropolitan Division

2.76

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

2.75

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

2.32

Cleveland-Elyria, OH

2.30

Camden, NJ Metropolitan Division

2.25

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

2.22
Areas with the highest location quotient for Physician Assistants, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Carbondale-Marion, IL

3.63

Asheville, NC

3.30

Iowa City, IA

2.92

Bangor, ME

2.83

Dutchess County-Putnam County, NY Metropolitan Division

2.78

Glens Falls, NY

2.72

Altoona, PA

2.68

Beckley, WV

2.64

Rome, GA

2.57

Southwest Idaho nonmetropolitan area

2.46
Areas with the highest location quotient for Physicians and Surgeons, All Other, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Charlottesville, VA

4.39

Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, MD Metropolitan Division

3.48

Peabody-Salem-Beverly, MA NECTA Division

2.66

Detroit-Dearborn-Livonia, MI Metropolitan Division

2.66

Janesville-Beloit, WI

2.57

West Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

2.51

Nassau County-Suffolk County, NY Metropolitan Division

2.48

Flint, MI

2.47

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

2.37

Gainesville, GA

2.33
Areas with the highest location quotient for Surgeons, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

6.19

Roanoke, VA

5.92

Sioux Falls, SD

5.13

Dover-Durham, NH-ME

4.72

Akron, OH

4.09

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

3.34

Manchester, NH

3.29

Columbus, OH

3.11

Saginaw, MI

3.08

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

2.97
Areas with the highest location quotient for Psychiatrists, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Napa, CA

14.40

Wichita Falls, TX

6.87

San Rafael, CA Metropolitan Division

5.03

Lynn-Saugus-Marblehead, MA NECTA Division

4.85

Waterbury, CT

4.04

Bangor, ME

4.00

Roanoke, VA

3.72

Pueblo, CO

3.14

Stockton-Lodi, CA

3.09

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

2.86
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pediatricians, General, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

5.25

Roanoke, VA

4.58

West Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

4.32

Asheville, NC

3.92

Camden, NJ Metropolitan Division

3.19

Corpus Christi, TX

3.18

Worcester, MA-CT

3.15

Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, MA NECTA Division

3.04

Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ Metropolitan Division

2.74

Albany, GA

2.62
Areas with the highest location quotient for Obstetricians and Gynecologists, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

5.94

Waterbury, CT

5.37

Danbury, CT

4.94

Albany, GA

4.48

West Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

4.31

Roanoke, VA

4.25

Portsmouth, NH-ME

4.23

Saginaw, MI

3.95

Lexington-Fayette, KY

3.49

Flint, MI

3.12
Areas with the highest location quotient for Internists, General, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Mayaguez, PR

8.27

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

3.94

Columbus, OH

3.75

Yuma, AZ

3.64

Ponce, PR

3.61

Charleston-North Charleston, SC

3.43

Saginaw, MI

3.37

Grand Junction, CO

3.17

Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, MA-NH NECTA Division

3.08

Springfield, MA-CT

3.06
Areas with the highest location quotient for Family and General Practitioners, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Columbia, MO

5.85

Punta Gorda, FL

4.06

Coeur d'Alene, ID

3.60

Staunton-Waynesboro, VA

3.57

West Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.45

New Bedford, MA

3.44

Sumter, SC

3.39

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC

3.23

Ames, IA

3.22

Florence, SC

3.21
Areas with the highest location quotient for Anesthesiologists, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

6.79

Fargo, ND-MN

5.75

Mobile, AL

4.99

West Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

4.87

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

4.17

Gary, IN Metropolitan Division

3.53

Lancaster, PA

3.03

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

2.89

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

2.84

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN

2.77
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pharmacists, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

2.36

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

2.34

Morgantown, WV

2.17

Arecibo, PR

2.10

Sioux Falls, SD

2.01

Johnson City, TN

2.00

Beckley, WV

1.99

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR

1.98

Hot Springs, AR

1.88

Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA

1.84
Areas with the highest location quotient for Optometrists, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Dubuque, IA

2.99

Altoona, PA

2.89

Lynn-Saugus-Marblehead, MA NECTA Division

2.80

State College, PA

2.55

Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

2.39

Kalamazoo-Portage, MI

2.39

Leominster-Gardner, MA

2.33

Prescott, AZ

2.33

East Stroudsburg, PA

2.30

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

2.27
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dietitians and Nutritionists, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

East Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.18

Mayaguez, PR

2.89

Greenville, NC

2.83

Rochester, MN

2.50

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

2.49

Alexandria, LA

2.36

Eau Claire, WI

2.34

Florence, SC

2.28

Midland, MI

2.26

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

2.21
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dentists, All Other Specialists, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, MD Metropolitan Division

3.29

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

1.63

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

1.38

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

1.21

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

0.96

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

0.88

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

0.50

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

0.45

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

0.42

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

0.38
Areas with the highest location quotient for Orthodontists, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

3.64

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

1.42

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

0.65

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

0.59

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

0.57
Areas with the highest location quotient for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

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

7.98

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

2.90

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN

1.82

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

1.62

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

1.21

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

0.80

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

0.35
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dentists, General, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area

3.21

Barnstable Town, MA

2.67

Fayetteville, NC

2.29

Flint, MI

2.27

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

2.09

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA

2.07

Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

2.06

Prescott, AZ

2.05

Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

2.00

Carson City, NV

2.00
Areas with the highest location quotient for Chiropractors, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

4.40

Bend-Redmond, OR

4.12

Dubuque, IA

3.58

Janesville-Beloit, WI

3.47

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

3.39

West Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.34

Fargo, ND-MN

3.18

Boulder, CO

3.17

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

3.14

Prescott, AZ

3.12
Areas with the highest location quotient for Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Rochester, MN

3.03

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

2.32

Greenville, NC

1.94

Morgantown, WV

1.84

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

1.74

Sherman-Denison, TX

1.72

Gainesville, FL

1.72

Johnson City, TN

1.70

Victoria, TX

1.67

Rome, GA

1.67
Areas with the highest location quotient for Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

12.73

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

9.71

Colorado Springs, CO

6.15

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

3.21

Urban Honolulu, HI

2.98

Boulder, CO

2.37

Salinas, CA

2.12

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

2.11

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC

2.02

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

2.01
Areas with the highest location quotient for Film and Video Editors, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

12.57

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

9.36

Southwest New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

7.96

Missoula, MT

4.46

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

2.86

San Rafael, CA Metropolitan Division

2.35

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division

2.34

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

2.30

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

2.14

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

1.94
Areas with the highest location quotient for Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

7.49

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

5.57

Missoula, MT

4.82

Portland-South Portland, ME

3.05

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

3.02

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

2.59

Baton Rouge, LA

2.40

Lubbock, TX

2.37

Fort Wayne, IN

2.23

Urban Honolulu, HI

2.13
Areas with the highest location quotient for Photographers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

3.84

Flagstaff, AZ

3.44

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

3.36

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

3.36

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

3.31

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN

2.47

Rapid City, SD

2.36

Santa Fe, NM

2.25

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

2.15

Rockford, IL

2.14
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sound Engineering Technicians, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

8.19

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

6.49

San Rafael, CA Metropolitan Division

4.09

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

3.38

Salt Lake City, UT

3.03

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division

2.93

Elgin, IL Metropolitan Division

2.81

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

2.64

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

2.59

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

2.38
Areas with the highest location quotient for Radio Operators, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

55.31

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

10.35

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

3.35

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

0.75
Areas with the highest location quotient for Broadcast Technicians, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Columbia, SC

4.43

Medford, OR

3.70

Evansville, IN-KY

3.41

Missoula, MT

3.12

Duluth, MN-WI

3.07

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

2.91

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

2.87

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

2.75

Binghamton, NY

2.68

Tallahassee, FL

2.39
Areas with the highest location quotient for Audio and Video Equipment Technicians, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

9.83

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

4.50

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

4.31

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

3.94

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

3.24

Salt Lake City, UT

2.82

Wasatch Back nonmetropolitan area

2.44

Syracuse, NY

2.38

Idaho Falls, ID

2.27

Provo-Orem, UT

2.26
Areas with the highest location quotient for Media and Communication Workers, All Other, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

9.74

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

7.34

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

7.22

Tallahassee, FL

4.06

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

3.32

New Haven, CT

2.87

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

2.80

Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

2.67

Reno, NV

2.31

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

2.30
Areas with the highest location quotient for Interpreters and Translators, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Harrisonburg, VA

6.46

Salt Lake City, UT

4.04

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

3.25

Provo-Orem, UT

2.92

Sioux Falls, SD

2.90

Grand Island, NE

2.83

Leominster-Gardner, MA

2.70

Waterbury, CT

2.68

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN

2.63

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division

2.57
Areas with the highest location quotient for Writers and Authors, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

3.21

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

3.10

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division

2.77

Dover-Durham, NH-ME

2.75

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

2.51

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

2.51

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

2.47

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

2.42

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

2.36

Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division

2.35
Areas with the highest location quotient for Technical Writers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

California-Lexington Park, MD

7.55

Los Alamos County, New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

6.61

Framingham, MA NECTA Division

6.23

Huntsville, AL

5.41

Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, MA-NH NECTA Division

4.82

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

4.70

Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, MD Metropolitan Division

4.46

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

4.10

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

3.61

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

3.53
Areas with the highest location quotient for Editors, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Glens Falls, NY

6.72

Charlottesville, VA

6.59

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

3.87

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

3.21

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

3.06

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

3.00

Ithaca, NY

2.81

Boulder, CO

2.51

Lawrence, KS

2.40

Southwest New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

2.21
Areas with the highest location quotient for Public Relations Specialists, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

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

5.21

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

4.45

Jefferson City, MO

3.63

Olympia-Tumwater, WA

3.24

Lansing-East Lansing, MI

3.21

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

2.82

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

2.77

Austin-Round Rock, TX

2.69

Corvallis, OR

2.61

Ames, IA

2.61
Areas with the highest location quotient for Reporters and Correspondents, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Lewiston, ID-WA

4.63

Upper Eastern Shore of Maryland nonmetropolitan area

4.39

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.77

Bismarck, ND

3.56

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

3.52

Casper, WY

3.51

Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

3.44

Northwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

3.13

Albany, GA

3.06

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

3.03
Areas with the highest location quotient for Broadcast News Analysts, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Springfield, MO

5.00

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

4.51

Tulsa, OK

4.45

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

4.04

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

3.36

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

3.30

Charleston-North Charleston, SC

2.99

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

2.84

Salt Lake City, UT

2.67

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

1.84
Areas with the highest location quotient for Public Address System and Other Announcers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Fargo, ND-MN

6.76

Midland, TX

6.52

Sioux Falls, SD

5.82

Anchorage, AK

4.25

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

3.39

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY

3.07

Syracuse, NY

2.69

Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Division

2.34

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

2.25

Columbus, OH

2.24
Areas with the highest location quotient for Radio and Television Announcers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

8.78

East Montana nonmetropolitan area

7.03

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL

6.45

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

6.21

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

6.07

Rapid City, SD

5.85

Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

5.60

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

5.52

East Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.99

Lima, OH

4.96
Areas with the highest location quotient for Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

52.07

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

14.31

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

5.85

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

5.63

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

5.23

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

4.43

Salt Lake City, UT

4.07

Boulder, CO

3.50

Colorado Springs, CO

2.47

Jacksonville, FL

2.22
Areas with the highest location quotient for Musicians and Singers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

6.97

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

6.67

Grants Pass, OR

4.96

North Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

4.37

Eugene, OR

4.27

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

3.70

Urban Honolulu, HI

3.50

Corvallis, OR

3.37

South Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

3.35

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY

3.22
Areas with the highest location quotient for Music Directors and Composers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

10.73

Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area

6.36

Billings, MT

6.18

Central New York nonmetropolitan area

5.54

Salem, OR

5.19

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

4.89

Southwest Kansas nonmetropolitan area

4.33

Rochester, NY

4.30

Medford, OR

4.30

Eugene, OR

3.86
Areas with the highest location quotient for Choreographers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

32.65

Casper, WY

28.77

Sioux Falls, SD

8.54

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

6.34

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

3.18

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

2.62

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

1.02

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

0.63

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

0.61

Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

0.56
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dancers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

14.59

Urban Honolulu, HI

11.57

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

11.42

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

9.49

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

3.14

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

3.00

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division

2.51

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

2.27

Salt Lake City, UT

2.21

Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC

1.76
Areas with the highest location quotient for Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Lawrence, KS

30.61

Provo-Orem, UT

14.77

Ann Arbor, MI

14.52

St. George, UT

10.60

Northwest Kansas nonmetropolitan area

8.76

Jefferson City, MO

7.70

Charlottesville, VA

7.20

Fargo, ND-MN

6.12

Peabody-Salem-Beverly, MA NECTA Division

5.96

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

5.81
Areas with the highest location quotient for Coaches and Scouts, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

5.18

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

4.74

Southwest Washington nonmetropolitan area

4.08

Central Washington nonmetropolitan area

4.06

Northwest Washington nonmetropolitan area

3.69

Lawrence, KS

3.55

Panhandle of Idaho nonmetropolitan area

3.53

East Washington nonmetropolitan area

3.52

Olympia-Tumwater, WA

3.46

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

3.43
Areas with the highest location quotient for Athletes and Sports Competitors, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Reno, NV

7.43

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN

4.81

St. Louis, MO-IL

4.65

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

4.49

Greeley, CO

4.21

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

4.13

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

3.89

West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Delray Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

3.40

Tulsa, OK

3.39

Oklahoma City, OK

3.06
Areas with the highest location quotient for Producers and Directors, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

5.79

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

4.40

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

3.77

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division

3.19

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

2.80

Columbia, MO

2.14

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

2.12

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

2.06

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

1.87

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

1.82
Areas with the highest location quotient for Actors, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

7.42

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

5.93

Savannah, GA

5.35

Salt Lake City, UT

3.20

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

3.10

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

2.92

Lancaster, PA

2.70

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

2.48

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

2.25

Baton Rouge, LA

2.10
Areas with the highest location quotient for Designers, All Other, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

18.70

Southwest Montana nonmetropolitan area

5.37

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

3.77

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

3.74

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

3.47

Oakland-Hayward-Berkeley, CA Metropolitan Division

3.10

Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

2.63

Tacoma-Lakewood, WA Metropolitan Division

2.43

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

2.43

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

2.28
Areas with the highest location quotient for Set and Exhibit Designers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

6.55

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

5.36

Savannah, GA

3.96

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

3.68

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

2.69

Urban Honolulu, HI

2.63

Columbus, OH

2.57

Ann Arbor, MI

2.51

Albuquerque, NM

2.33

Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

2.09
Areas with the highest location quotient for Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Killeen-Temple, TX

4.36

Dothan, AL

3.60

Portland-South Portland, ME

3.36

Amarillo, TX

3.10

Mobile, AL

3.07

Oakland-Hayward-Berkeley, CA Metropolitan Division

2.92

Detroit-Dearborn-Livonia, MI Metropolitan Division

2.67

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN

2.35

Jefferson City, MO

2.27

Appleton, WI

2.20
Areas with the highest location quotient for Interior Designers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

4.68

Wasatch Back nonmetropolitan area

4.25

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

4.14

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.85

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

3.14

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division

2.77

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

2.61

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

2.00

Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, MD Metropolitan Division

1.99

Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

1.94
Areas with the highest location quotient for Graphic Designers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Provo-Orem, UT

2.48

San Rafael, CA Metropolitan Division

2.38

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division

2.12

Boulder, CO

2.00

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

1.93

Sheboygan, WI

1.87

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

1.80

Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division

1.77

Dubuque, IA

1.75

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

1.69
Areas with the highest location quotient for Floral Designers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

4.04

Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

3.49

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.48

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.10

Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area

3.09

Lima, OH

3.06

Springfield, MO

2.90

Rapid City, SD

2.87

Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area

2.77

West Montana nonmetropolitan area

2.75
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fashion Designers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

7.37

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

7.31

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

6.29

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

5.45

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division

3.76

Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

3.32

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

2.57

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

2.09

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division

1.52

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA

1.42
Areas with the highest location quotient for Commercial and Industrial Designers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division

13.15

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

9.94

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

8.11

Monroe, MI

7.58

Dubuque, IA

7.35

Lawrence-Methuen Town-Salem, MA-NH NECTA Division

7.02

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

5.18

Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC

4.93

Detroit-Dearborn-Livonia, MI Metropolitan Division

4.55

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

4.24
Areas with the highest location quotient for Artists and Related Workers, All Other, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

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

10.78

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

10.76

Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, MD Metropolitan Division

10.67

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

3.21

Colorado Springs, CO

2.39

Madison, WI

2.28

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

2.05

Newark, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division

1.94

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

1.91

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

1.80
Areas with the highest location quotient for Multimedia Artists and Animators, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

San Rafael, CA Metropolitan Division

21.69

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

6.66

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division

6.57

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

5.94

Austin-Round Rock, TX

5.61

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

5.54

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

5.30

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

4.11

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

3.81

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division

3.79
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

4.05

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

4.00

Columbia, SC

3.45

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

3.41

Cedar Rapids, IA

3.05

Ann Arbor, MI

2.38

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

2.32

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

2.30

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

2.25

Columbus, OH

2.20
Areas with the highest location quotient for Craft Artists, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

16.40

Central New York nonmetropolitan area

7.21

Hill Country Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

4.69

Provo-Orem, UT

4.52

Reno, NV

4.21

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division

2.78

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

2.62

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

2.05

Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

1.75

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

1.65
Areas with the highest location quotient for Art Directors, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

4.14

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division

3.85

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

3.29

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

3.21

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

2.99

Boulder, CO

2.83

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

2.56

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

2.50

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

2.37

Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division

2.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

2.57

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

2.20

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division

1.96

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

1.89

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

1.88

San Rafael, CA Metropolitan Division

1.87

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

1.77

Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

1.74

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

1.63

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

1.58
Areas with the highest location quotient for Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Corvallis, OR

19.77

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

12.26

Bend-Redmond, OR

11.50

Greenville, NC

10.33

Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

7.19

Salem, OR

5.14

Albany, OR

5.11

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

4.92

Burlington, NC

4.80

Fayetteville, NC

4.75
Areas with the highest location quotient for Teacher Assistants, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

3.93

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

3.10

Logan, UT-ID

2.86

Central New York nonmetropolitan area

2.79

Southwest Utah nonmetropolitan area

2.73

Watertown-Fort Drum, NY

2.60

Lynn-Saugus-Marblehead, MA NECTA Division

2.47

East Washington nonmetropolitan area

2.45

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

2.43

Southwest Washington nonmetropolitan area

2.41
Areas with the highest location quotient for Instructional Coordinators, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Ithaca, NY

11.91

Morgantown, WV

8.22

Lawrence, KS

4.44

Flagstaff, AZ

3.48

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

3.38

Columbia, MO

3.19

Dover-Durham, NH-ME

3.17

Wichita Falls, TX

3.16

Corvallis, OR

2.98

Trenton, NJ

2.97
Areas with the highest location quotient for Farm and Home Management Advisors, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Lexington-Fayette, KY

43.97

Manhattan, KS

22.13

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

22.06

Northwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

19.43

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

17.05

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

11.13

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR

8.44

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

7.48

Southwest Kansas nonmetropolitan area

6.92

Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

5.89
Areas with the highest location quotient for Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

6.69

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

6.49

Danbury, CT

5.40

Columbus, GA-AL

4.95

Rochester, NY

4.85

St. Cloud, MN

4.21

Salt Lake City, UT

3.73

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

3.62

Cedar Rapids, IA

3.48

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

3.38
Areas with the highest location quotient for Library Technicians, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Los Alamos County, New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

9.31

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

6.06

Ithaca, NY

5.43

Monroe, MI

5.38

Champaign-Urbana, IL

4.84

Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ

4.51

Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

4.42

Central-Southeast Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

4.17

West Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

4.10

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.87
Areas with the highest location quotient for Librarians, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Ithaca, NY

5.18

Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

3.95

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

3.79

Los Alamos County, New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

3.15

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

3.12

West Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.06

East Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.06

Southwest New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.02

Arecibo, PR

2.87

Central-Southeast Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.83
Areas with the highest location quotient for Museum Technicians and Conservators, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Bloomington, IN

7.96

Ann Arbor, MI

6.72

St. Louis, MO-IL

6.22

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.91

Flagstaff, AZ

5.78

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division

4.46

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

4.23

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

3.48

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

2.81

Dayton, OH

2.77
Areas with the highest location quotient for Curators, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

20.17

Peabody-Salem-Beverly, MA NECTA Division

8.15

Tucson, AZ

3.02

Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division

2.99

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

2.91

Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

2.59

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

2.52

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

2.51

Ann Arbor, MI

2.45

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

2.39
Areas with the highest location quotient for Archivists, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Montgomery, AL

6.75

Ann Arbor, MI

3.85

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

3.56

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

3.52

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

3.51

Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, MD Metropolitan Division

3.33

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

2.82

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR

2.66

Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division

2.65

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

2.46
Areas with the highest location quotient for Substitute Teachers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Great Falls, MT

5.86

Merced, CA

5.39

Visalia-Porterville, CA

4.90

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

4.53

Wasatch Back nonmetropolitan area

4.22

Northeast Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

4.20

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

4.17

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

3.75

Southeast Idaho nonmetropolitan area

3.38

Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.27
Areas with the highest location quotient for Teachers and Instructors, All Other, Except Substitute Teachers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Clarksville, TN-KY

8.13

Salinas, CA

6.58

San Rafael, CA Metropolitan Division

5.60

Urban Honolulu, HI

5.45

Hinesville, GA

5.03

Arecibo, PR

4.54

Ann Arbor, MI

4.32

El Centro, CA

4.22

San German, PR

4.10

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

3.90
Areas with the highest location quotient for Self-Enrichment Education Teachers, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

4.50

Jacksonville, NC

3.94

State College, PA

3.76

Olympia-Tumwater, WA

3.26

Provo-Orem, UT

3.14

Ithaca, NY

2.92

Pittsfield, MA

2.90

Greenville, NC

2.76

Dover-Durham, NH-ME

2.70

Dutchess County-Putnam County, NY Metropolitan Division

2.56
Areas with the highest location quotient for Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Staunton-Waynesboro, VA

6.35

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.53

Syracuse, NY

3.83

Southeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.58

Northeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.38

Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.29

Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division

3.19

Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area

3.06

Dutchess County-Putnam County, NY Metropolitan Division

2.87

Duluth, MN-WI

2.86
Areas with the highest location quotient for Special Education Teachers, All Other, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL

10.15

Clarksville, TN-KY

9.09

Jacksonville, FL

8.88

Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, MD Metropolitan Division

8.70

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

8.67

Charleston, WV

7.69

Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

4.44

Salem, OR

4.29

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

4.09

Trenton, NJ

3.77
Areas with the highest location quotient for Special Education Teachers, Secondary School, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Billings, MT

4.52

Pittsfield, MA

4.05

Far East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.78

Central New York nonmetropolitan area

3.50

Springfield, IL

3.38

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL

3.37

East Central New York nonmetropolitan area

3.30

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

3.27

Rochester, NY

3.24

St. George, UT

3.14
Areas with the highest location quotient for Special Education Teachers, Middle School, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Leominster-Gardner, MA

4.15

Camden, NJ Metropolitan Division

3.83

Lynn-Saugus-Marblehead, MA NECTA Division

3.61

Kingston, NY

3.53

Dutchess County-Putnam County, NY Metropolitan Division

3.50

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

3.48

Taunton-Middleborough-Norton, MA NECTA Division

3.37

Albany, GA

3.17

Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, MD Metropolitan Division

3.07

Utica-Rome, NY

2.95
Areas with the highest location quotient for Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

5.03

Billings, MT

4.59

Lynn-Saugus-Marblehead, MA NECTA Division

4.19

Far East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.92

Central New York nonmetropolitan area

3.86

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

3.48

Burlington, NC

3.07

Camden, NJ Metropolitan Division

3.04

Haverhill-Newburyport-Amesbury Town, MA-NH NECTA Division

3.01

Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

2.97
Areas with the highest location quotient for Special Education Teachers, Preschool, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Binghamton, NY

7.28

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

5.51

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

5.48

East Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.36

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

4.35

Lafayette, LA

4.16

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

4.15

Framingham, MA NECTA Division

3.88

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR

3.81

Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, MD Metropolitan Division

3.79
Areas with the highest location quotient for Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Watertown-Fort Drum, NY

10.31

Southern Ohio non-metropolitan area

8.40

Far East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.88

Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area

4.68

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.58

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

4.23

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

4.03

East Washington nonmetropolitan area

4.00

Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

3.98

South Georgia nonmetropolitan area

3.77
Areas with the highest location quotient for Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

3.69

Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.38

Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

3.36

Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

2.89

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

2.80

San German, PR

2.56

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

2.53

Guayama, PR

2.53

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

2.53

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

2.48
Areas with the highest location quotient for Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Tyler, TX

26.12

Utica-Rome, NY

6.38

El Paso, TX

6.00

Syracuse, NY

5.39

Greensboro-High Point, NC

4.44

Raleigh, NC

4.24

Asheville, NC

3.94

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA

3.77

Southeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.53

Winston-Salem, NC

3.51
Areas with the highest location quotient for Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH

3.64

Morristown, TN

3.13

East Stroudsburg, PA

3.10

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

3.01

North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

2.95

Redding, CA

2.93

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA

2.84

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

2.78

Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

2.55

Southeast Idaho nonmetropolitan area

2.50
Areas with the highest location quotient for Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Yuba City, CA

3.02

North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.77

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

2.69

Guayama, PR

2.56

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

2.54

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

2.48

Hinesville, GA

2.45

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

2.36

Merced, CA

2.34

Border Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

2.30
Areas with the highest location quotient for Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Fairbanks, AK

8.81

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

8.53

Wenatchee, WA

8.35

Kennewick-Richland, WA

5.59

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA

5.44

Olympia-Tumwater, WA

4.98

Bellingham, WA

4.42

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN

4.09

Laredo, TX

4.02

Port St. Lucie, FL

3.61
Areas with the highest location quotient for Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Guayama, PR

3.36

Dover-Durham, NH-ME

2.65

Boulder, CO

2.43

Warner Robins, GA

2.35

El Centro, CA

2.24

Haverhill-Newburyport-Amesbury Town, MA-NH NECTA Division

2.21

Lawrence-Methuen Town-Salem, MA-NH NECTA Division

2.16

Northwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.13

New Bern, NC

2.13

Jonesboro, AR

2.10
Areas with the highest location quotient for Postsecondary Teachers, All Other, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

8.02

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA

7.42

North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area

4.90

Tuscaloosa, AL

4.04

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

3.47

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

3.34

Fresno, CA

3.14

Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

2.62

Cheyenne, WY

2.30

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

2.28
Areas with the highest location quotient for Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Ponce, PR

9.51

Logan, UT-ID

8.16

Carbondale-Marion, IL

5.33

Walla Walla, WA

5.17

Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.95

Provo-Orem, UT

4.49

Fayetteville, NC

4.30

Lawton, OK

4.27

Waco, TX

4.20

Montgomery, AL

3.83
Areas with the highest location quotient for Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Central New York nonmetropolitan area

11.20

Harrisonburg, VA

8.59

Utica-Rome, NY

5.94

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA

5.38

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.26

Salt Lake City, UT

5.16

Tyler, TX

3.89

Amarillo, TX

3.89

Greensboro-High Point, NC

3.38

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

3.37
Areas with the highest location quotient for Home Economics Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

9.40

Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA

3.66

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

1.87

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

1.56

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

1.20

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

0.62
Areas with the highest location quotient for Graduate Teaching Assistants, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

College Station-Bryan, TX

19.24

Tallahassee, FL

16.48

El Paso, TX

5.86

Mayaguez, PR

5.16

Austin-Round Rock, TX

4.93

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

3.79

Urban Honolulu, HI

3.15

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

2.92

North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

2.85

New Haven, CT

2.74
Areas with the highest location quotient for Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

6.11

Charlottesville, VA

4.82

Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area

4.56

Jackson, TN

4.30

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

4.15

Lexington-Fayette, KY

3.93

St. Cloud, MN

3.22

Springfield, MO

3.09

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

2.96

Boulder, CO

2.95
Areas with the highest location quotient for History Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Harrisonburg, VA

5.75

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

5.06

Northwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

5.02

Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, MA NECTA Division

4.89

Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.61

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

4.02

Ann Arbor, MI

3.91

Springfield, MA-CT

3.83

Central New York nonmetropolitan area

3.37

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

3.25
Areas with the highest location quotient for Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Ithaca, NY

9.81

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

5.04

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

4.85

Springfield, MA-CT

4.74

Northwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

4.55

Utica-Rome, NY

3.61

Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division

3.51

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

3.05

Ponce, PR

2.97

Central New York nonmetropolitan area

2.84
Areas with the highest location quotient for English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Ithaca, NY

7.68

Valdosta, GA

5.13

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

4.06

Tuscaloosa, AL

3.93

Bangor, ME

3.55

Ann Arbor, MI

3.41

Cumberland, MD-WV

3.33

Springfield, MA-CT

3.27

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

3.21

Boulder, CO

3.20
Areas with the highest location quotient for Communications Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Harrisonburg, VA

11.42

Mankato-North Mankato, MN

5.04

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA

4.75

Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, MA NECTA Division

4.38

Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.83

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

3.58

Bellingham, WA

3.25

Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area

3.15

Dayton, OH

3.14

Southern Ohio non-metropolitan area

2.87
Areas with the highest location quotient for Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

6.04

Provo-Orem, UT

5.12

Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, MA NECTA Division

5.07

Harrisonburg, VA

4.68

Manchester, NH

4.01

Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.70

Greeley, CO

3.16

Southeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

3.10

Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division

3.00

Dutchess County-Putnam County, NY Metropolitan Division

2.92
Areas with the highest location quotient for Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Ann Arbor, MI

9.17

Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

6.95

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

6.75

Rochester, NY

3.42

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.12

Toledo, OH

3.12

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

2.89

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY

2.61

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

2.54

Pittsburgh, PA

2.54
Areas with the highest location quotient for Law Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

8.53

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

5.01

Ann Arbor, MI

4.30

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

4.07

New Haven, CT

3.95

Columbus, OH

3.70

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

3.03

Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division

2.84

Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division

2.66

Camden, NJ Metropolitan Division

2.45
Areas with the highest location quotient for Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

11.68

Rocky Mount, NC

9.79

Southeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

9.28

Provo-Orem, UT

8.50

Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

7.52

Winston-Salem, NC

7.21

Hill Country Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

6.03

Terre Haute, IN

5.12

Asheville, NC

5.07

Northeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.58
Areas with the highest location quotient for Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

5.75

Knoxville, TN

4.16

Cleveland-Elyria, OH

3.67

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

2.95

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

2.93

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

2.70

Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division

2.37

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

2.05

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY

2.04

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division

1.89
Areas with the highest location quotient for Education Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Harrisonburg, VA

7.38

Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

5.71

Bloomington, IL

5.31

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

5.10

Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, MA NECTA Division

4.89

Mayaguez, PR

4.18

Greeley, CO

3.99

Southwest New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.93

Tallahassee, FL

3.71

Ponce, PR

3.70
Areas with the highest location quotient for Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Mayaguez, PR

10.76

Ponce, PR

7.44

Arecibo, PR

5.66

Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division

4.24

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

3.87

Muncie, IN

3.71

Mankato-North Mankato, MN

3.55

Bangor, ME

3.47

Williamsport, PA

3.39

Utica-Rome, NY

3.37
Areas with the highest location quotient for Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

14.87

Gainesville, FL

11.02

Madison, WI

5.17

Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division

4.38

Auburn-Opelika, AL

3.91

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

3.36

Charleston-North Charleston, SC

3.21

College Station-Bryan, TX

3.12

Jackson, MS

3.11

New Haven, CT

2.94
Areas with the highest location quotient for Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

8.51

Utica-Rome, NY

6.22

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY

4.14

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL

3.99

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

3.66

Southeast Kansas nonmetropolitan area

3.46

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

2.30

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

2.29

North Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

2.13

Portland-South Portland, ME

2.03
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2017
Area Location Quotient

Central New York nonmetropolitan area

5.30

Springfield, MA-CT

5.04

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

3.81

Southeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.79