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Charts of the areas with the highest location quotient for each occupation, May 2019


Areas with the highest location quotient for Material Moving Workers, All Other, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Northwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

22.79

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

8.41

Modesto, CA

5.82

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

5.24

Stockton-Lodi, CA

4.97

Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

4.93

Green Bay, WI

4.92

Albany, OR

4.71

Eugene, OR

4.39

Northeastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

4.38
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

41.00

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

36.19

Mobile, AL

29.38

Western Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

11.74

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

9.94

Grand Forks, ND-MN

8.26

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

6.45

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

5.78

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

4.49

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

4.14
Areas with the highest location quotient for Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Arecibo, PR

8.88

Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

5.99

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

4.89

Northeast South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.47

Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.47

Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.24

Northeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.17

Southeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.11

Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

3.11

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

2.97
Areas with the highest location quotient for Wellhead Pumpers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

98.61

Midland, TX

54.61

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

39.79

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

34.64

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

34.62

Coastal Plains Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

33.58

Border Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

32.91

Odessa, TX

30.09

Casper, WY

20.93

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

19.84
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

55.49

Midland, TX

38.56

Grand Junction, CO

34.58

Odessa, TX

26.37

Greeley, CO

24.26

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

17.35

Longview, TX

16.44

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

16.37

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

14.33

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

12.54
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Northern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

76.91

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

29.60

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

23.99

Kansas nonmetropolitan area

18.89

Charleston, WV

16.02

Oklahoma City, OK

8.55

Pittsburgh, PA

3.89

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

3.36

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

2.71

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

2.09
Areas with the highest location quotient for Stockers and Order Fillers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

2.23

Harrisonburg, VA

1.98

San German, PR

1.84

Mayag「ez, PR

1.84

Jackson, MI

1.84

Lancaster, PA

1.82

Elmira, NY

1.80

Danville, IL

1.80

Northeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

1.76

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL

1.76
Areas with the highest location quotient for Packers and Packagers, Hand, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Wenatchee, WA

7.14

Yakima, WA

5.29

Madera, CA

5.00

New Bedford, MA

4.97

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

4.39

Merced, CA

3.48

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

3.47

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

3.42

Sheboygan, WI

3.29

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

3.16
Areas with the highest location quotient for Machine Feeders and Offbearers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

14.52

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

13.37

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

12.54

North Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

10.90

Medford, OR

10.03

Logan, UT-ID

9.29

Morristown, TN

9.25

Columbus, IN

9.05

Cleveland, TN

8.61

Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

8.56
Areas with the highest location quotient for Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

3.08

Spartanburg, SC

2.63

Kankakee, IL

2.56

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA

2.54

Dalton, GA

2.53

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

2.46

Gainesville, GA

2.24

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN

2.23

Monroe, MI

2.19

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

2.18
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

3.29

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

2.71

Amarillo, TX

2.55

Sherman-Denison, TX

2.51

Grand Island, NE

2.47

Lima, OH

2.40

North Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

2.37

Greeley, CO

2.29

Stockton-Lodi, CA

2.22

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

2.22
Areas with the highest location quotient for Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Danville, IL

5.98

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA

5.95

Dalton, GA

5.56

Albany, OR

5.05

Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area

3.99

Dover, DE

3.86

Harrisonburg, VA

3.84

Winchester, VA-WV

3.82

Western Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

3.63

Rome, GA

3.58
Areas with the highest location quotient for Hoist and Winch Operators, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

11.02

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

7.58

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

3.29

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

1.77

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

1.54

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

1.35

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

0.13
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dredge Operators, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

6.36

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

1.30

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

1.11

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

0.54
Areas with the highest location quotient for Crane and Tower Operators, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

14.40

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

11.27

Corpus Christi, TX

7.02

Mobile, AL

6.17

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.32

Decatur, AL

5.14

Baton Rouge, LA

5.06

Kankakee, IL

4.95

Pueblo, CO

4.78

Owensboro, KY

4.78
Areas with the highest location quotient for Conveyor Operators and Tenders, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Enid, OK

31.87

Decatur, IL

27.34

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

15.89

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

15.08

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

15.06

Kansas nonmetropolitan area

12.24

Wheeling, WV-OH

11.08

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

10.61

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

10.10

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

9.93
Areas with the highest location quotient for Aircraft Service Attendants and Transportation Workers, All Other, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Anchorage, AK

8.97

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

6.42

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

5.96

Northwestern Idaho nonmetropolitan area

5.55

Southeast-Central Idaho nonmetropolitan area

5.25

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

5.18

Urban Honolulu, HI

4.69

Texarkana, TX-AR

4.28

Billings, MT

3.97

Cheyenne, WY

2.92
Areas with the highest location quotient for Passenger Attendants, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

12.28

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

6.06

Urban Honolulu, HI

5.97

Provo-Orem, UT

4.95

Salt Lake City, UT

3.52

South Georgia nonmetropolitan area

3.12

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

2.63

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

2.57

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

2.24

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

2.16
Areas with the highest location quotient for Transportation Inspectors, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

15.43

Tulsa, OK

4.62

Springfield, IL

3.88

Anchorage, AK

3.69

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA

2.80

Salt Lake City, UT

2.16

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

2.14

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

2.13

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

2.05

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

1.98
Areas with the highest location quotient for Traffic Technicians, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Chattanooga, TN-GA

5.18

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

4.61

Albuquerque, NM

4.56

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

4.17

Knoxville, TN

3.31

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

2.85

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

2.56

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

2.47

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

2.30

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

2.13
Areas with the highest location quotient for Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Medford, OR

10.64

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

9.27

Grants Pass, OR

8.78

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

7.85

Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

7.28

Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

7.12

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

5.46

Ocean City, NJ

4.56

Albany, OR

4.39

Eugene, OR

4.17
Areas with the highest location quotient for Parking Attendants, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

4.39

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

3.91

Springfield, MA-CT

3.64

Urban Honolulu, HI

3.54

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

3.20

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

2.90

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

2.71

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

2.62

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

2.28

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

2.05
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bridge and Lock Tenders, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

74.74

Lake Charles, LA

14.91

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

13.48

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

12.80

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

10.28

Western Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

9.98

Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL

9.96

West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

8.35

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

7.36

Baton Rouge, LA

5.55
Areas with the highest location quotient for Ship Engineers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

36.43

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

30.31

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

28.47

Jacksonville, FL

23.36

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

10.94

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

9.52

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

4.24

Lafayette, LA

3.24

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

3.06

Charleston-North Charleston, SC

2.97
Areas with the highest location quotient for Motorboat Operators, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

3.51

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

3.35

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

2.51

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

1.68

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

1.27
Areas with the highest location quotient for Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

100.92

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

29.83

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

25.87

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

19.01

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

18.82

Lafayette, LA

10.06

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

9.46

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

8.86

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

8.78

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

8.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sailors and Marine Oilers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

126.40

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

28.52

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

26.68

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

26.14

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

25.65

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

11.77

Ocean City, NJ

10.88

Lake Charles, LA

8.24

Lafayette, LA

8.15

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

7.48
Areas with the highest location quotient for Rail Transportation Workers, All Other, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

2.27

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

1.23
Areas with the highest location quotient for Subway and Streetcar Operators, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

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

5.15

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

0.81
Areas with the highest location quotient for Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

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

1.30

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

0.98

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

0.65

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

0.06
Areas with the highest location quotient for Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators and Locomotive Firers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Baton Rouge, LA

6.60

Montgomery, AL

3.41

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

1.52

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

1.04

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

0.31
Areas with the highest location quotient for Rail Yard Engineers, Dinkey Operators, and Hostlers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

10.84

Kansas City, MO-KS

6.93

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

5.75

Salt Lake City, UT

1.86

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

1.21

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

0.85

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

0.84
Areas with the highest location quotient for Locomotive Engineers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

0.76

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

0.75

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

0.57

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

0.26

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

0.14
Areas with the highest location quotient for Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Wheeling, WV-OH

8.00

Grants Pass, OR

7.76

Watertown-Fort Drum, NY

6.70

Billings, MT

5.67

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

5.23

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

5.23

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

4.82

Southwest Montana nonmetropolitan area

4.62

Bangor, ME

4.19

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

3.76
Areas with the highest location quotient for Passenger Vehicle Drivers, Except Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Western Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

2.92

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

2.76

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

2.58

Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

2.48

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

2.48

Northwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

2.46

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

2.43

Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI

2.40

Dover, DE

2.40

Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

2.36
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Homosassa Springs, FL

4.37

Urban Honolulu, HI

3.61

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

3.21

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

2.98

Western Washington nonmetropolitan area

2.50

Champaign-Urbana, IL

2.34

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

2.25

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

2.09

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

2.05

Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

1.92
Areas with the highest location quotient for Light Truck Drivers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

2.44

Lancaster, PA

2.34

Muskegon, MI

2.33

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

2.18

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

2.18

Great Falls, MT

2.11

Bowling Green, KY

2.10

Dothan, AL

2.08

Albany, GA

1.97

West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

1.93
Areas with the highest location quotient for Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Joplin, MO

4.51

Odessa, TX

3.93

Midland, TX

3.89

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

3.79

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

3.65

Laredo, TX

3.19

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.16

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

3.10

Staunton-Waynesboro, VA

3.08

Fort Smith, AR-OK

3.07
Areas with the highest location quotient for Driver/Sales Workers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Missoula, MT

3.80

Jacksonville, NC

2.99

Cheyenne, WY

2.93

North Northeastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area (noncontiguous)

2.80

Yuma, AZ

2.79

Eastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.74

Colorado Springs, CO

2.74

Pueblo, CO

2.66

Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

2.62

Beckley, WV

2.56
Areas with the highest location quotient for Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

22.81

Northwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

11.44

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

10.04

Florence, SC

9.94

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

8.15

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

7.85

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

7.44

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

7.37

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

7.16

Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area

7.15
Areas with the highest location quotient for Flight Attendants, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC

3.81

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

3.79

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

3.41

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

3.34

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

3.13

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

2.79

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

2.55

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

2.51

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

2.13

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

2.11
Areas with the highest location quotient for Airfield Operations Specialists, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Fairbanks, AK

19.18

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

5.03

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

4.19

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

3.88

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN

3.54

Anchorage, AK

3.40

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

2.86

St. Louis, MO-IL

2.56

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

2.42

Salt Lake City, UT

2.04
Areas with the highest location quotient for Air Traffic Controllers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Anchorage, AK

10.16

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

7.49

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

4.89

Jacksonville, FL

3.87

Cleveland-Elyria, OH

3.34

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

2.99

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN

2.79

Urban Honolulu, HI

2.65

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

2.62

Kansas City, MO-KS

2.54
Areas with the highest location quotient for Commercial Pilots, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Anchorage, AK

16.27

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

9.36

Pueblo, CO

8.84

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

8.69

Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

7.87

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

6.29

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

6.11

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

5.82

Savannah, GA

5.73

Ann Arbor, MI

5.06
Areas with the highest location quotient for Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Anchorage, AK

11.75

Fairbanks, AK

7.31

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

3.98

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

3.09

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

2.79

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

2.69

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

2.44

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

2.35

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

2.31

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

2.23
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material Moving Workers, Except Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

2.59

Enid, OK

2.40

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA

2.12

Stockton-Lodi, CA

2.10

Trenton, NJ

2.06

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

2.03

Savannah, GA

1.99

Lebanon, PA

1.98

Laredo, TX

1.92

Yakima, WA

1.91
Areas with the highest location quotient for Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN

16.84

Anchorage, AK

12.47

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

5.62

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

3.30

St. Louis, MO-IL

2.74

Boise City, ID

2.30

Columbia, SC

1.89

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

1.85

Urban Honolulu, HI

1.79

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

1.73
Areas with the highest location quotient for Transportation and Material Moving Occupations, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Cleveland, TN

2.10

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

1.98

Stockton-Lodi, CA

1.91

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA

1.77

Dalton, GA

1.73

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

1.69

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

1.68

Lebanon, PA

1.63

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

1.62

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA

1.60
Areas with the highest location quotient for Production Workers, All Other, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Lynchburg, VA

7.18

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

6.90

Albany, OR

6.61

Logan, UT-ID

6.22

Jonesboro, AR

6.07

West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

6.05

Kankakee, IL

5.57

Ponce, PR

5.55

East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

5.50

Morristown, TN

5.41
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Production Workers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Gadsden, AL

22.31

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

12.49

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

11.06

Gettysburg, PA

8.76

Walla Walla, WA

8.74

Kokomo, IN

7.76

Auburn-Opelika, AL

7.28

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

6.98

Twin Falls, ID

6.63

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

5.89
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tire Builders, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

42.99

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

3.17

Winston-Salem, NC

2.29

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

1.79

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

0.55
Areas with the highest location quotient for Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

22.20

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

20.78

Northwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

17.04

Pine Bluff, AR

17.01

Green Bay, WI

14.85

Wausau, WI

13.10

Owensboro, KY

13.08

Longview, WA

13.08

Walla Walla, WA

11.68

Gettysburg, PA

10.69
Areas with the highest location quotient for Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area

9.74

Wenatchee, WA

8.55

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

8.51

Altoona, PA

8.26

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

8.21

North Northeastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area (noncontiguous)

7.69

Texarkana, TX-AR

5.81

Spartanburg, SC

5.67

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

5.65

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA

5.62
Areas with the highest location quotient for Etchers and Engravers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Provo-Orem, UT

16.64

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

5.48

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

4.68

Springfield, MA-CT

4.50

Portland-South Portland, ME

2.71

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

2.38

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

2.03

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

1.54

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

1.29

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

1.28
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

15.89

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

14.71

Merced, CA

12.26

Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

11.37

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

9.76

South Georgia nonmetropolitan area

9.49

Southeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

9.31

Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

9.30

Gainesville, GA

8.36

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

7.22
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

18.17

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

15.84

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

14.26

Logan, UT-ID

13.30

Fort Smith, AR-OK

12.17

Wenatchee, WA

9.76

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

9.66

East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

7.56

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

6.41

St. Cloud, MN

5.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

31.90

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

22.38

Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

20.79

Medford, OR

17.37

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

15.32

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

11.76

Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA

9.51

North Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

9.13

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

8.64

Eugene, OR

8.58
Areas with the highest location quotient for Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Programmers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Dubuque, IA

10.05

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

8.03

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

7.56

Wichita, KS

6.95

Rockford, IL

6.85

Racine, WI

6.79

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

6.20

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

5.99

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

4.88

Logan, UT-ID

4.80
Areas with the highest location quotient for Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Operators, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Racine, WI

10.03

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

9.71

West Central-Southwest New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

8.28

Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

7.72

Manchester, NH

7.48

Columbus, IN

6.90

Erie, PA

6.68

Muskegon, MI

6.66

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

6.50

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

6.45
Areas with the highest location quotient for Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA

8.72

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA

5.79

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

4.13

Salem, OR

2.81

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

2.52

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

2.13

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

1.86

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

1.80

Kansas nonmetropolitan area

1.71

Kansas City, MO-KS

1.61
Areas with the highest location quotient for Semiconductor Processing Technicians, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

23.03

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

17.23

Albuquerque, NM

15.36

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

12.02

Austin-Round Rock, TX

7.10

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

3.55

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

2.91

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

1.42

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

1.23

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

0.96
Areas with the highest location quotient for Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

6.65

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

6.22

Western Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

5.36

East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.79

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

4.78

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

4.55

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

4.53

Wausau, WI

4.50

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.49

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA

4.42
Areas with the highest location quotient for Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area

16.64

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

11.19

Joplin, MO

9.90

Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area

9.22

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

7.17

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

7.02

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

6.58

Fort Wayne, IN

5.23

Sioux Falls, SD

5.13

Springfield, MO

5.05
Areas with the highest location quotient for Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Twin Falls, ID

9.71

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

6.06

Appleton, WI

5.87

Gettysburg, PA

5.82

Guayama, PR

5.72

Sheboygan, WI

5.51

Wausau, WI

5.17

Fond du Lac, WI

5.14

Western Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

5.08

Logan, UT-ID

4.84
Areas with the highest location quotient for Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

St. Cloud, MN

25.34

Rochester, NY

8.25

Bloomington, IL

5.90

Jacksonville, FL

4.21

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

3.92

Syracuse, NY

3.90

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

2.74

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

2.59

Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA

2.48

Salt Lake City, UT

2.46
Areas with the highest location quotient for Medical Appliance Technicians, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Jackson, MS

5.93

Salt Lake City, UT

5.74

Lansing-East Lansing, MI

4.93

Kalamazoo-Portage, MI

4.66

Anchorage, AK

3.75

Knoxville, TN

2.82

Gainesville, FL

2.73

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

2.46

Dayton, OH

2.23

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

2.21
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dental Laboratory Technicians, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Huntsville, AL

9.62

North Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

8.37

Manchester, NH

7.50

Dubuque, IA

6.72

Terre Haute, IN

5.28

Provo-Orem, UT

4.94

Coeur d'Alene, ID

4.65

Decatur, AL

4.24

Green Bay, WI

4.03

Twin Falls, ID

3.68
Areas with the highest location quotient for Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

9.02

Northern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

6.82

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

4.92

Albuquerque, NM

4.86

Santa Fe, NM

4.42

Rapid City, SD

3.62

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

3.15

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

3.10

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

2.67

Urban Honolulu, HI

2.57
Areas with the highest location quotient for Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Morristown, TN

4.53

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

4.06

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

3.70

Wheeling, WV-OH

3.65

Dalton, GA

3.49

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.35

Columbus, IN

3.34

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

3.26

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

3.17

Kankakee, IL

3.14
Areas with the highest location quotient for Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Western Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

17.30

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

15.92

Elmira, NY

15.05

Albany, OR

13.67

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

13.45

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

12.13

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

9.41

Bay City, MI

8.88

Western Washington nonmetropolitan area

8.46

Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

7.79
Areas with the highest location quotient for Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

17.37

Northeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

16.75

Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

14.50

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

11.97

Michigan City-La Porte, IN

10.03

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

7.47

North Northeastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area (noncontiguous)

6.45

Gettysburg, PA

5.79

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

5.46

Albany, OR

5.44
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

10.77

Gettysburg, PA

10.21

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

9.93

Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

6.97

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

6.82

Glens Falls, NY

6.57

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

6.48

Wausau, WI

6.23

Northeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

6.03

Morristown, TN

6.01
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cutters and Trimmers, Hand, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

94.82

Dalton, GA

42.93

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

19.43

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

16.81

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

11.34

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

10.66

Greensboro-High Point, NC

6.49

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

4.63

Dayton, OH

4.31

South Georgia nonmetropolitan area

4.30
Areas with the highest location quotient for Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Bowling Green, KY

6.53

Dalton, GA

6.05

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

5.33

Joplin, MO

5.19

Western Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

4.83

Northeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

4.68

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

4.64

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

4.63

Goldsboro, NC

4.51

Appleton, WI

4.43
Areas with the highest location quotient for Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Wausau, WI

9.76

Grand Forks, ND-MN

7.39

Northeastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

6.91

Sherman-Denison, TX

6.67

Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

6.30

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

6.20

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

5.88

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

5.72

Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

5.55

Modesto, CA

5.15
Areas with the highest location quotient for Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

8.44

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

8.09

North Northeastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area (noncontiguous)

8.02

East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

8.01

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

7.10

Eastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

6.29

Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

6.03

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

5.59

North Valley-Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

5.53

Jonesboro, AR

5.53
Areas with the highest location quotient for Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Napa, CA

67.31

Santa Rosa, CA

15.40

Merced, CA

13.01

Walla Walla, WA

12.65

Kankakee, IL

11.23

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA

9.57

St. Joseph, MO-KS

9.32

Portsmouth, NH-ME

8.41

Northeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

8.10

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

7.95
Areas with the highest location quotient for Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Midland, MI

59.54

Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA

21.80

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

13.30

Decatur, AL

11.25

Southeast-Central Idaho nonmetropolitan area

10.33

Evansville, IN-KY

9.01

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

8.18

Lake Charles, LA

7.94

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

6.55

Longview, WA

6.04
Areas with the highest location quotient for Plant and System Operators, All Other, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

28.64

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

28.30

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

24.38

Alexandria, LA

13.38

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

12.05

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

9.77

Greeley, CO

8.66

Beckley, WV

8.44

Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

7.33

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

7.14
Areas with the highest location quotient for Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

37.23

Billings, MT

17.84

Corpus Christi, TX

16.91

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

16.00

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

15.51

Lima, OH

15.39

Eastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

15.25

Farmington, NM

14.76

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

14.13

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

12.45
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gas Plant Operators, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

33.56

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

14.95

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

11.28

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

11.17

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

10.25

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

8.97

Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

8.28

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

7.54

Longview, TX

5.70

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

5.33
Areas with the highest location quotient for Chemical Plant and System Operators, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Lake Charles, LA

53.40

Mobile, AL

18.90

Baton Rouge, LA

18.80

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

16.01

Lima, OH

12.18

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

8.93

Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

8.14

Corpus Christi, TX

7.66

Spartanburg, SC

7.51

Boulder, CO

7.09
Areas with the highest location quotient for Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Hinesville, GA

7.20

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.99

North Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

5.74

Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

5.21

Northwestern Idaho nonmetropolitan area

5.04

Northwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

4.96

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

4.43

Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH

4.41

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

4.24

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

4.04
Areas with the highest location quotient for Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

6.88

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

6.38

Pueblo, CO

6.31

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

5.39

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

5.04

Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

5.02

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

4.53

Northwestern Idaho nonmetropolitan area

4.45

Glens Falls, NY

4.10

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

4.08
Areas with the highest location quotient for Power Plant Operators, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Manhattan, KS

14.55

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

11.72

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

11.47

Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

10.21

El Centro, CA

9.11

Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

8.41

Eastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

8.40

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

7.87

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

7.74

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

7.63
Areas with the highest location quotient for Power Distributors and Dispatchers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Farmington, NM

23.33

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

18.21

Akron, OH

7.64

Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

6.08

Las Cruces, NM

5.98

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR

5.28

Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area

3.69

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA

3.58

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

3.20

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

3.16
Areas with the highest location quotient for Nuclear Power Reactor Operators, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area

26.66

Columbia, SC

4.64

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

1.60

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

0.34
Areas with the highest location quotient for Woodworkers, All Other, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Morristown, TN

61.04

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

38.61

West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

35.39

Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

34.51

East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

21.88

Medford, OR

20.49

Lima, OH

19.80

Eugene, OR

13.21

Montgomery, AL

11.99

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

4.55
Areas with the highest location quotient for Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Northwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

29.63

Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

12.35

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

12.29

Western Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

11.59

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

11.11

Wausau, WI

10.30

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

10.17

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

9.98

Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

9.40

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

8.84
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

25.40

Northwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

19.93

Northwestern Idaho nonmetropolitan area

19.90

Western Washington nonmetropolitan area

19.45

Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

18.98

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

17.14

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

16.43

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

15.60

Big Thicket Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

14.75

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

13.16
Areas with the highest location quotient for Furniture Finishers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

33.31

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

24.97

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

16.13

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

10.52

Southern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

10.17

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

9.52

Leominster-Gardner, MA

8.90

North Northeastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area (noncontiguous)

8.15

Greensboro-High Point, NC

6.98

Lancaster, PA

6.63
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

24.75

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

8.89

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

8.42

Lebanon, PA

6.52

Southern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

6.29

Northwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

5.82

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

5.60

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

5.47

West Montana nonmetropolitan area

4.99

North Northeastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area (noncontiguous)

4.71
Areas with the highest location quotient for Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

79.38

Burlington, NC

28.56

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

27.58

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

17.42

Morristown, TN

17.08

Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

14.13

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

8.89

Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

8.59

Johnson City, TN

8.59

Greensboro-High Point, NC

4.38
Areas with the highest location quotient for Upholsterers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

106.78

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

65.62

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

22.39

Greensboro-High Point, NC

21.75

Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

9.58

Morristown, TN

9.22

Texarkana, TX-AR

6.96

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

5.71

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

4.28

Wichita, KS

3.84
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

20.72

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

5.53

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

3.51

Greensboro-High Point, NC

3.35

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

2.16

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

0.74

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

0.54

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

0.30

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

0.30
Areas with the highest location quotient for Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

97.55

Northeast South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

44.88

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

30.26

Spartanburg, SC

15.30

Columbia, SC

15.27

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

13.48

Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC

11.61

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

11.41

Asheville, NC

9.41

Bellingham, WA

6.98
Areas with the highest location quotient for Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

331.14

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

88.21

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

36.37

Northeast South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

33.19

Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area

25.62

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

25.03

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

22.52

Burlington, NC

20.24

Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

20.09

Decatur, AL

18.17
Areas with the highest location quotient for Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

75.66

Burlington, NC

42.88

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

41.96

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

33.48

Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

29.64

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

29.37

Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area

23.17

Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC

20.01

Spartanburg, SC

18.33

Greensboro-High Point, NC

17.52
Areas with the highest location quotient for Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

69.25

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

35.18

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

30.43

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

27.71

Cleveland, TN

15.97

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

11.08

Greensboro-High Point, NC

9.12

Spartanburg, SC

8.88

Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

6.69

Winston-Salem, NC

6.60
Areas with the highest location quotient for Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

103.55

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

77.99

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

71.95

Burlington, NC

52.98

Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area

28.42

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

19.30

Spartanburg, SC

14.79

Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

14.24

Greensboro-High Point, NC

14.01

Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC

12.97
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

New Bedford, MA

6.22

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA

2.46

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

2.09

Austin-Round Rock, TX

1.90

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

1.75

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN

1.61

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

1.55

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

1.54

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

1.49

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

1.37
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sewers, Hand, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Salt Lake City, UT

8.20

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

6.33

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

5.33

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

2.05

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

1.39

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

1.37

St. Louis, MO-IL

1.33

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

1.25

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

1.19

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN

0.96
Areas with the highest location quotient for Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

0.72

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

0.30
Areas with the highest location quotient for Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

39.22

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

17.10

Corvallis, OR

15.18

North Northeastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area (noncontiguous)

11.54

Springfield, MO

8.60

El Paso, TX

8.18

Coastal Plains Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

7.04

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

6.44

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

3.64

Lancaster, PA

3.24
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sewing Machine Operators, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

San German, PR

73.96

Arecibo, PR

22.23

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

17.27

Mayag「ez, PR

17.03

Dalton, GA

13.14

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

12.35

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

8.05

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

7.32

Jacksonville, NC

6.96

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

6.82
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area

5.59

Burlington, NC

4.91

Gainesville, GA

4.80

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

4.54

Odessa, TX

3.80

Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.63

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

3.61

Midland, TX

3.34

Mobile, AL

3.28

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

3.07
Areas with the highest location quotient for Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

4.13

Rapid City, SD

3.18

Enid, OK

2.82

Morgantown, WV

2.75

Bismarck, ND

2.57

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

2.52

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

2.43

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

2.33

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.32

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

2.32
Areas with the highest location quotient for Print Binding and Finishing Workers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Harrisonburg, VA

18.26

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

11.33

Green Bay, WI

5.96

Lynchburg, VA

5.59

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

5.44

Dalton, GA

5.41

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

4.43

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

4.33

York-Hanover, PA

4.17

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

3.99
Areas with the highest location quotient for Printing Press Operators, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

10.21

Lawrence, KS

8.81

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

8.51

Mankato-North Mankato, MN

6.49

Green Bay, WI

4.81

Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

3.90

Pittsfield, MA

3.86

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN

3.61

Racine, WI

3.48

Appleton, WI

3.42
Areas with the highest location quotient for Prepress Technicians and Workers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

11.57

Mankato-North Mankato, MN

9.21

Green Bay, WI

6.11

Leominster-Gardner, MA

6.00

Ames, IA

5.95

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

5.67

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN

5.12

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

4.55

Lebanon, PA

3.99

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

3.39
Areas with the highest location quotient for Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Morristown, TN

21.52

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

18.06

West Central-Southwest New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

9.79

St. Joseph, MO-KS

9.75

West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

8.55

Knoxville, TN

7.08

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

5.62

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA

5.56

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA

5.41

Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

4.92
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

20.75

Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

19.37

Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

19.31

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

18.32

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

13.34

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

11.96

Northwestern Idaho nonmetropolitan area

11.48

Eugene, OR

10.25

Tuscaloosa, AL

9.62

West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

9.48
Areas with the highest location quotient for Plating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

12.23

Jackson, MI

11.28

Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH

10.81

Wausau, WI

10.36

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

9.21

Northeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

6.30

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

5.86

Waterbury, CT

5.78

Johnstown, PA

5.29

Erie, PA

5.13
Areas with the highest location quotient for Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

103.92

Wichita, KS

33.14

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

15.05

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

11.14

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

8.77

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

3.87

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

2.58

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

2.46

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

1.60

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

1.59
Areas with the highest location quotient for Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Columbus, IN

19.37

Northern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

13.30

Jackson, MI

12.05

Albany, OR

9.73

Morristown, TN

7.83

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

7.71

Rockford, IL

7.47

Reading, PA

7.38

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

6.35

Muskegon, MI

6.31
Areas with the highest location quotient for Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

15.28

Columbus, IN

11.79

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

11.78

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

8.75

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

8.53

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

7.37

Joplin, MO

6.94

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

5.97

Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

5.88

West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

5.42
Areas with the highest location quotient for Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

6.91

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

6.31

Casper, WY

6.28

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

5.59

Farmington, NM

5.10

Midland, TX

5.04

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

4.80

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.77

Wausau, WI

4.69

Lafayette, LA

4.48
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tool and Die Makers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Waterbury, CT

18.19

Jackson, MI

15.24

Rockford, IL

10.87

Sheboygan, WI

10.85

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

9.67

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

9.18

Muncie, IN

8.92

Muskegon, MI

7.72

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

7.39

Northern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

6.47
Areas with the highest location quotient for Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Lima, OH

16.38

Morristown, TN

13.15

Rockford, IL

11.21

Reno, NV

10.95

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

9.95

Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

9.23

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

8.57

Sumter, SC

7.84

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

6.11

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

6.05
Areas with the highest location quotient for Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Sheboygan, WI

17.47

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

11.45

Evansville, IN-KY

8.65

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

8.27

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

7.90

Gadsden, AL

7.80

North Northeastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area (noncontiguous)

7.59

Erie, PA

7.36

Western Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

7.16

Ann Arbor, MI

6.99
Areas with the highest location quotient for Foundry Mold and Coremakers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

16.02

Muncie, IN

10.93

Northeastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

10.35

Peoria, IL

9.54

Cleveland-Elyria, OH

8.60

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

8.53

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

8.11

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

8.10

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

7.29

Akron, OH

7.22
Areas with the highest location quotient for Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

23.27

Northeastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

15.76

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

13.45

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

13.19

Akron, OH

10.16

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

9.08

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

3.46

Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC

1.83

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

1.44

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

1.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for Model Makers, Metal and Plastic, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

12.14

East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

11.65

Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC

2.71

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

2.59

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

2.07

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

1.02

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

0.91

St. Louis, MO-IL

0.89

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

0.88

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

0.73
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pourers and Casters, Metal, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Michigan City-La Porte, IN

33.53

Muskegon, MI

24.66

Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL

18.94

Lancaster, PA

13.84

Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

13.76

North Northeastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area (noncontiguous)

13.43

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

12.30

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

11.05

Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

9.46

Erie, PA

9.11
Areas with the highest location quotient for Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Albany, OR

29.25

Reading, PA

20.31

Muskegon, MI

17.01

Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

10.64

Canton-Massillon, OH

10.49

Mobile, AL

10.25

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

9.62

Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

8.55

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA

8.01

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

7.09
Areas with the highest location quotient for Machinists, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Jackson, MI

7.69

Muskegon, MI

6.66

Columbus, IN

6.35

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

5.98

Sumter, SC

5.64

Rockford, IL

5.50

Battle Creek, MI

5.26

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.95

Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC

4.67

Carson City, NV

4.59
Areas with the highest location quotient for Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

8.26

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

7.52

Cedar Rapids, IA

6.29

Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

6.06

Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

5.21

Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area

5.19

Springfield, MA-CT

5.09

Columbus, IN

5.04

Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

4.86

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

3.77
Areas with the highest location quotient for Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Columbus, IN

33.28

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

13.72

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

10.23

Mansfield, OH

9.47

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

7.49

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

7.42

Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

6.48

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

5.75

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

5.24

St. Cloud, MN

4.51
Areas with the highest location quotient for Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Muskegon, MI

22.71

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

14.04

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

9.85

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

7.94

Albany, OR

7.43

Rockford, IL

6.66

Northeastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

6.26

Dover-Durham, NH-ME

6.14

Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

6.06

Wausau, WI

5.93
Areas with the highest location quotient for Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

21.86

Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

7.20

Tulsa, OK

4.70

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

3.88

Erie, PA

3.55

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

3.04

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

2.57

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

2.56

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN

2.34

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

2.22
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

12.36

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

9.95

Spartanburg, SC

8.83

Mansfield, OH

7.29

Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

6.81

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

6.69

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

6.53

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

6.34

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

6.31

Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

6.20
Areas with the highest location quotient for Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Staunton-Waynesboro, VA

32.70

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

29.17

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA

11.69

Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH

9.39

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

8.31

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

7.93

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

7.24

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

7.17

Charleston-North Charleston, SC

6.99

Northeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

6.95
Areas with the highest location quotient for Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

25.89

Columbus, IN

16.89

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

16.35

Lexington-Fayette, KY

16.12

Northeast South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

9.84

Rockford, IL

9.70

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

9.58

Canton-Massillon, OH

7.97

West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

6.66

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

6.52
Areas with the highest location quotient for Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

18.92

Terre Haute, IN

16.03

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

15.67

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

13.10

Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

13.08

Williamsport, PA

10.63

Appleton, WI

8.36

Southern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

7.58

Valdosta, GA

7.41

Fort Wayne, IN

7.27
Areas with the highest location quotient for Food Processing Workers, All Other, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Morristown, TN

24.23

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

19.53

Maryland nonmetropolitan area

16.17

Visalia-Porterville, CA

15.64

Salisbury, MD-DE

13.44

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

12.03

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

9.57

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

9.19

Southeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

8.43

West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

7.41
Areas with the highest location quotient for Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Florence, SC

22.86

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

12.52

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

11.75

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA

8.70

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

8.59

Janesville-Beloit, WI

7.86

Dubuque, IA

7.43

Kansas nonmetropolitan area

7.14

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

6.29

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

5.66
Areas with the highest location quotient for Food Batchmakers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Staunton-Waynesboro, VA

21.08

Joplin, MO

15.00

Kankakee, IL

10.11

Northwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

8.91

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

7.03

Michigan City-La Porte, IN

6.74

Logan, UT-ID

6.70

Gettysburg, PA

6.55

Western Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

6.32

Fond du Lac, WI

5.61
Areas with the highest location quotient for Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Logan, UT-ID

22.36

Appleton, WI

9.60

Knoxville, TN

8.07

Merced, CA

8.01

Green Bay, WI

5.40

Cedar Rapids, IA

5.14

Fond du Lac, WI

5.03

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

5.03

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

4.65

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

4.57
Areas with the highest location quotient for Slaughterers and Meat Packers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

39.55

Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

33.68

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

30.49

Gainesville, GA

22.47

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

22.16

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

14.47

West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

12.86

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

12.67

Modesto, CA

10.72

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

10.08
Areas with the highest location quotient for Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

31.68

Salisbury, MD-DE

28.06

Southeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

26.87

Gainesville, GA

25.72

Northeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

25.60

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

24.62

Northeast Virginia nonmetropolitan area

23.64

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

21.52

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

19.43

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

17.72
Areas with the highest location quotient for Butchers and Meat Cutters, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

9.02

San German, PR

5.60

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

4.78

Greeley, CO

4.14

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

3.93

El Centro, CA

3.66

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

3.58

North Valley-Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.35

Arecibo, PR

3.35

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

3.17
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bakers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Danbury, CT

4.37

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

3.20

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN

3.07

Arecibo, PR

3.06

Ponce, PR

2.83

Waco, TX

2.67

Ithaca, NY

2.64

Muskegon, MI

2.49

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

2.46

Missoula, MT

2.46
Areas with the highest location quotient for Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

15.75

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

8.70

Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN

6.06

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

5.89

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

5.71

Battle Creek, MI

5.57

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

5.53

Rockford, IL

5.35

Spartanburg, SC

5.25

Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY

5.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

92.78

East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

39.82

Northeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

18.50

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA

16.76

Port St. Lucie, FL

14.65

North Florida nonmetropolitan area

12.26

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

11.18

Western Washington nonmetropolitan area

10.07

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

9.33

Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area

8.36
Areas with the highest location quotient for Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Wausau, WI

15.60

Northeastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

8.08

Winchester, VA-WV

6.97

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

6.34

Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN

5.44

Coeur d'Alene, ID

5.43

Abilene, TX

4.87

Albany, OR

4.74

Northwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

4.69

Green Bay, WI

4.57
Areas with the highest location quotient for Engine and Other Machine Assemblers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Auburn-Opelika, AL

16.60

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

13.12

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

12.25

Dayton, OH

9.58

Fort Collins, CO

6.30

Toledo, OH

5.78

Cleveland-Elyria, OH

4.50

Appleton, WI

3.67

Racine, WI

3.61

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN

3.38
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electrical, Electronic, and Electromechanical Assemblers, Except Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Reno, NV

10.82

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

6.35

Logan, UT-ID

4.99

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

4.91

Racine, WI

4.64

Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area

4.54

East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

4.52

Boulder, CO

4.08

Joplin, MO

4.01

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.94
Areas with the highest location quotient for Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

10.23

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

6.03

Fort Wayne, IN

5.96

Appleton, WI

5.35

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

5.27

Jackson, MS

5.20

Hill Country Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

5.11

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

4.37

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

3.73

North Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

3.17
Areas with the highest location quotient for Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Tulsa, OK

8.03

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

5.81

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

4.84

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

4.20

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

2.55

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL

2.44

Kansas nonmetropolitan area

2.40

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

2.30

South Georgia nonmetropolitan area

2.25

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

1.46
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

4.71

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

4.09

Dalton, GA

3.70

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

3.64

Sheboygan, WI

3.29

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

3.20

Wausau, WI

3.19

Morristown, TN

3.05

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

2.96

Jackson, MI

2.94
Areas with the highest location quotient for Production Occupations, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

6.10

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

4.04

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

3.87

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

3.83

Sheboygan, WI

3.74

Dalton, GA

3.73

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

3.44

Kokomo, IN

3.44

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

3.31

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

3.20
Areas with the highest location quotient for Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

13.10

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

7.66

Punta Gorda, FL

6.58

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

5.84

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

4.42

Albany, GA

3.67

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

3.39

Portsmouth, NH-ME

3.19

Lafayette, LA

3.18

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL

3.13
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

4.54

Midland, TX

4.31

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

4.02

Northeast South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.64

Owensboro, KY

3.46

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

3.43

Odessa, TX

3.38

Carbondale-Marion, IL

3.31

Lubbock, TX

3.29

San Angelo, TX

3.21
Areas with the highest location quotient for Signal and Track Switch Repairers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

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

1.89

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

1.59

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

0.78

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

0.64
Areas with the highest location quotient for Riggers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

46.85

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

42.90

Lafayette, LA

22.63

Lake Charles, LA

20.15

Baton Rouge, LA

12.98

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

10.50

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

9.72

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

9.60

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

9.57

Casper, WY

7.97
Areas with the highest location quotient for Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

North Florida nonmetropolitan area

65.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for Locksmiths and Safe Repairers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Monroe, LA

4.88

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL

3.64

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

3.38

Waco, TX

3.09

Eugene, OR

2.95

Champaign-Urbana, IL

2.87

Baton Rouge, LA

2.83

Reno, NV

2.72

Madison, WI

2.64

Colorado Springs, CO

2.24
Areas with the highest location quotient for Commercial Divers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

27.11

Portsmouth, NH-ME

16.04

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA

9.76

Jacksonville, FL

6.24

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

4.44

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

2.82

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

2.27

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

1.52

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

0.73

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

0.58
Areas with the highest location quotient for Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

7.86

Lawton, OK

7.83

Grand Forks, ND-MN

7.56

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

7.03

East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.65

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

5.32

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

5.13

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

4.73

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN

4.26

Fond du Lac, WI

4.04
Areas with the highest location quotient for Wind Turbine Service Technicians, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

77.52

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

36.22

Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

35.48

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

33.17

Eastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

31.55

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

30.62

Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN

30.40

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

20.14

Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

18.05

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

16.96
Areas with the highest location quotient for Maintenance and Repair Workers, General, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

2.58

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.49

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

2.33

Champaign-Urbana, IL

2.17

State College, PA

2.10

Northeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

2.09

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

2.09

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

2.06

Hinesville, GA

2.02

Arizona nonmetropolitan area

2.01
Areas with the highest location quotient for Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Kennewick-Richland, WA

6.44

Lubbock, TX

5.54

Lafayette, LA

5.51

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

3.82

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

3.66

Lake Charles, LA

3.66

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

3.58

Dayton, OH

3.32

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

3.29

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR

2.88
Areas with the highest location quotient for Watch and Clock Repairers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

5.38

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

2.78

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

2.51

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

1.70

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

1.16
Areas with the highest location quotient for Musical Instrument Repairers and Tuners, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Northeastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

3.17

Knoxville, TN

2.43

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

1.55

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

1.42

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

1.32

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

1.30

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

1.19

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

1.18

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

1.04

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN

1.01
Areas with the highest location quotient for Medical Equipment Repairers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Texarkana, TX-AR

3.62

Sioux Falls, SD

3.56

Iowa City, IA

2.75

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

2.58

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

2.52

Johnson City, TN

2.51

Monroe, LA

2.25

Janesville-Beloit, WI

2.24

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN

2.24

New Bedford, MA

2.23
Areas with the highest location quotient for Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Chattanooga, TN-GA

5.41

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

3.01

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

2.12

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

1.74

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

0.46
Areas with the highest location quotient for Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Jacksonville, NC

5.73

Northeast Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.31

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

3.25

Border Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

3.24

Anchorage, AK

2.79

Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

2.73

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

2.65

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

2.58

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

2.54

Killeen-Temple, TX

2.53
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

6.21

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

6.07

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

5.70

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

5.62

Bay City, MI

5.57

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

5.50

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

5.26

Eastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

5.08

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

4.78

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

4.56
Areas with the highest location quotient for Millwrights, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Decatur, IL

26.00

Lewiston, ID-WA

12.15

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

11.55

Saginaw, MI

10.53

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

10.44

Lake Charles, LA

9.85

Lima, OH

9.20

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

8.95

Cedar Rapids, IA

8.48

Albany, OR

8.27
Areas with the highest location quotient for Maintenance Workers, Machinery, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

11.37

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

11.21

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

9.66

Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

8.34

Morristown, TN

7.97

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

7.74

Cleveland, TN

6.99

Burlington, NC

6.39

Tulsa, OK

5.88

Lewiston, ID-WA

5.83
Areas with the highest location quotient for Industrial Machinery Mechanics, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

7.05

Farmington, NM

6.49

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

6.13

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

5.05

Odessa, TX

4.96

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.72

Midland, TX

4.66

Longview, WA

4.25

Tuscaloosa, AL

4.22

Decatur, AL

4.22
Areas with the highest location quotient for Home Appliance Repairers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Logan, UT-ID

4.25

Grand Island, NE

3.87

Joplin, MO

3.45

Bismarck, ND

3.29

Boulder, CO

3.14

Staunton-Waynesboro, VA

3.13

Lima, OH

2.90

Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.88

Greeley, CO

2.87

Saginaw, MI

2.76
Areas with the highest location quotient for Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

2.68

Panama City, FL

2.61

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

2.47

Salisbury, MD-DE

2.45

Lynchburg, VA

2.35

Punta Gorda, FL

2.27

Homosassa Springs, FL

2.27

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

2.20

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

2.18

Mobile, AL

2.11
Areas with the highest location quotient for Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Odessa, TX

13.49

New Bern, NC

11.44

Midland, TX

9.11

Eastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

8.55

Farmington, NM

8.01

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

7.29

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

6.37

Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

3.98

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

3.93

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

3.90
Areas with the highest location quotient for Mechanical Door Repairers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

8.73

Portland-South Portland, ME

6.72

Dubuque, IA

5.28

West Montana nonmetropolitan area

5.16

Akron, OH

4.43

Tucson, AZ

3.81

Reno, NV

3.46

Gainesville, FL

3.19

Amarillo, TX

2.96

Wichita, KS

2.90
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tire Repairers and Changers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Grand Junction, CO

4.31

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

4.19

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

3.88

Northwestern Idaho nonmetropolitan area

3.81

Victoria, TX

3.71

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

3.65

Redding, CA

3.41

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

3.37

Enid, OK

3.34

Odessa, TX

3.26
Areas with the highest location quotient for Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

23.83

Idaho Falls, ID

17.58

Yuma, AZ

17.41

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

8.99

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

8.41

Bangor, ME

7.49

Muskegon, MI

7.16

Redding, CA

7.10

Big Thicket Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

6.62

Eugene, OR

6.61
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bicycle Repairers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

14.59

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

5.82

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

5.82

Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

5.32

Springfield, IL

4.29

North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area

4.00

Fort Collins, CO

3.67

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.34

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

2.94

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

2.87
Areas with the highest location quotient for Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Homosassa Springs, FL

11.66

Southeast-Central Idaho nonmetropolitan area

8.47

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

7.30

Johnson City, TN

6.29

Flagstaff, AZ

5.58

Gettysburg, PA

5.50

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

5.35

The Villages, FL

5.15

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

4.81

Monroe, MI

4.77
Areas with the highest location quotient for Motorcycle Mechanics, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Missoula, MT

12.43

Northeastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

9.37

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

7.35

Grand Junction, CO

7.09

Beckley, WV

6.96

West Montana nonmetropolitan area

6.83

Dover-Durham, NH-ME

6.74

Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

6.34

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

5.85

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

5.72
Areas with the highest location quotient for Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Maryland nonmetropolitan area

22.60

Barnstable Town, MA

16.93

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

16.70

Hot Springs, AR

16.31

New Bern, NC

16.10

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

12.59

Punta Gorda, FL

12.23

Watertown-Fort Drum, NY

12.08

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

11.53

Port St. Lucie, FL

10.42
Areas with the highest location quotient for Rail Car Repairers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Longview, TX

17.21

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

6.57

Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

5.09

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

2.96

North Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

2.94

Baton Rouge, LA

2.85

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

1.87

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

1.67

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

1.40

Salt Lake City, UT

1.06
Areas with the highest location quotient for Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

15.62

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

10.32

Texarkana, TX-AR

10.17

Eastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

8.68

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

6.35

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

6.27

Arizona nonmetropolitan area

6.10

Casper, WY

5.73

Albany, GA

5.29

Beckley, WV

4.85
Areas with the highest location quotient for Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

South Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

24.19

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

23.85

Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

20.21

Northeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

16.87

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

16.68

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

15.40

East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

15.18

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

13.65

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

13.09

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

13.07
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Odessa, TX

4.52

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

3.30

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.24

Johnstown, PA

3.24

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

3.16

Arizona nonmetropolitan area

3.01

Casper, WY

3.01

Midland, TX

2.97

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

2.90

Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

2.79
Areas with the highest location quotient for Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Waterbury, CT

2.44

Fairbanks, AK

2.22

Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area

2.17

Spartanburg, SC

2.14

Kingston, NY

1.97

Fayetteville, NC

1.94

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

1.93

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

1.93

Jacksonville, NC

1.90

Punta Gorda, FL

1.89
Areas with the highest location quotient for Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Prescott, AZ

9.17

Cheyenne, WY

9.00

Santa Fe, NM

4.92

Visalia-Porterville, CA

4.91

Manchester, NH

4.32

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

4.24

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

3.30

Columbus, OH

3.25

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

3.17

Springfield, MO

3.15
Areas with the highest location quotient for Automotive Body and Related Repairers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Jacksonville, NC

2.89

Sebring, FL

2.81

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV

2.74

Chattanooga, TN-GA

2.60

Johnstown, PA

2.49

Rapid City, SD

2.46

Glens Falls, NY

2.44

East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.33

Rocky Mount, NC

2.32

Northeastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

2.30
Areas with the highest location quotient for Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

30.81

California-Lexington Park, MD

20.94

Warner Robins, GA

17.14

New Bern, NC

11.94

Border Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

7.99

Anchorage, AK

6.75

Fairbanks, AK

5.99

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

5.69

Corpus Christi, TX

5.62

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

5.61
Areas with the highest location quotient for Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

4.36

Tulsa, OK

2.90

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

2.81

Sioux Falls, SD

2.67

Peoria, IL

2.65

Evansville, IN-KY

2.65

Jacksonville, FL

2.44

Tallahassee, FL

2.33

Manchester, NH

2.22

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

2.21
Areas with the highest location quotient for Audiovisual Equipment Installers and Repairers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

El Paso, TX

8.03

Tucson, AZ

7.55

Bismarck, ND

5.34

Manchester, NH

3.97

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

3.68

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

3.55

Boise City, ID

3.23

Akron, OH

3.20

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

2.89

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

2.87
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Kansas City, MO-KS

2.96

St. Louis, MO-IL

2.48

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

1.94

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

1.68

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

1.65

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

1.62

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

1.46

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

1.34

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

1.16

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

0.95
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area

13.06

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

9.33

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

5.20

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

4.77

Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

4.49

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

4.46

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

4.08

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

3.96

Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

3.95

Syracuse, NY

3.77
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

East Stroudsburg, PA

40.25

Warner Robins, GA

31.59

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

11.65

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA

11.38

New Bern, NC

10.24

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

10.12

Lewiston, ID-WA

8.85

Portsmouth, NH-ME

5.11

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

5.07

Greeley, CO

4.81
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

6.15

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

3.76

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

2.90

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

1.88

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

1.40

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

1.19

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

1.12

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

1.06

Kansas City, MO-KS

1.05

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

0.67
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Winchester, VA-WV

10.23

York-Hanover, PA

5.93

Richmond, VA

5.76

Canton-Massillon, OH

4.82

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

4.40

Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC

3.02

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

2.84

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

2.70

Greeley, CO

2.64

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

2.61
Areas with the highest location quotient for Avionics Technicians, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

25.50

Wichita, KS

18.16

New Bern, NC

11.17

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

9.98

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL

9.39

Killeen-Temple, TX

5.46

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

4.21

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

3.96

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

3.93

Oklahoma City, OK

3.82
Areas with the highest location quotient for Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Lubbock, TX

4.17

Flint, MI

3.73

Monroe, LA

3.66

East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

3.37

Bakersfield, CA

3.27

Valdosta, GA

2.86

Raleigh, NC

2.80

Tyler, TX

2.73

Jackson, MS

2.61

Greensboro-High Point, NC

2.58
Areas with the highest location quotient for Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

8.75

North Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

7.59

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

4.63

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

3.68

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

3.06

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

2.88

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

2.73

Akron, OH

2.52

Kansas City, MO-KS

2.49

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

2.21
Areas with the highest location quotient for Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

York-Hanover, PA

8.60

Montgomery, AL

3.34

Grand Island, NE

2.63

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR

2.59

Syracuse, NY

2.46

Mansfield, OH

2.28

Macon, GA

2.28

Roanoke, VA

2.25

Cumberland, MD-WV

2.19

Gadsden, AL

2.18
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

3.17

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

2.47

Eastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.32

California-Lexington Park, MD

2.29

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.18

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

2.18

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

2.12

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

2.03

Sumter, SC

2.01

Enid, OK

1.98
Areas with the highest location quotient for Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

2.11

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

2.05

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

1.94

Eastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

1.83

Warner Robins, GA

1.77

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

1.76

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

1.75

Casper, WY

1.75

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

1.75

Odessa, TX

1.72
Areas with the highest location quotient for Underground Mining Machine Operators and Extraction Workers, All Other, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Wheeling, WV-OH

53.78

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

43.03

Grand Junction, CO

41.04

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

33.94

Tuscaloosa, AL

16.70

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

15.15

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

15.11

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

13.63

Farmington, NM

10.39

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

9.74
Areas with the highest location quotient for Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas; and Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

67.46

Eastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

19.21

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

14.97

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

13.21

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

10.95

South Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

10.30

Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

8.29

Northwestern Idaho nonmetropolitan area

8.14

Arizona nonmetropolitan area

6.79

Northern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

6.46
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Extraction Workers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Odessa, TX

51.19

Midland, TX

48.39

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

47.65

Wheeling, WV-OH

37.04

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

31.00

Greeley, CO

30.44

Tyler, TX

25.52

Coastal Plains Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

23.37

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

16.88

Corpus Christi, TX

13.86
Areas with the highest location quotient for Roustabouts, Oil and Gas, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Midland, TX

90.48

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

88.62

Odessa, TX

54.87

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

53.06

Coastal Plains Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

44.44

Enid, OK

42.22

Greeley, CO

31.83

Farmington, NM

30.72

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

26.12

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

25.68
Areas with the highest location quotient for Rock Splitters, Quarry, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Northern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

62.30

West Montana nonmetropolitan area

45.86

Athens-Clarke County, GA

28.23

Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

24.82

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

10.90

Fort Collins, CO

10.56

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

8.50

Austin-Round Rock, TX

4.26

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

1.44

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

0.64
Areas with the highest location quotient for Loading and Moving Machine Operators, Underground Mining, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

164.76

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

86.15

Wheeling, WV-OH

61.89

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

53.03

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

46.85

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

46.22

Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

39.71

Pittsburgh, PA

4.02
Areas with the highest location quotient for Roof Bolters, Mining, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

158.54

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

152.02

Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

125.46

Wheeling, WV-OH

106.97

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

70.24

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

67.87

Charleston, WV

67.22

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

63.95

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

59.49

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

38.73
Areas with the highest location quotient for Continuous Mining Machine Operators, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

255.93

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

73.56

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

61.62

Arizona nonmetropolitan area

61.60

Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

55.49

Beckley, WV

48.15

Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

48.10

Southeast-Central Idaho nonmetropolitan area

37.87

Wheeling, WV-OH

30.36

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

25.08
Areas with the highest location quotient for Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators, Surface Mining, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Eastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

18.31

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

10.02

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

9.79

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

9.31

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

8.22

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

7.22

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

7.08

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

7.04

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

6.79

Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

6.72
Areas with the highest location quotient for Service Unit Operators, Oil and Gas, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Odessa, TX

110.35

Midland, TX

84.35

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

68.35

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

38.37

Greeley, CO

37.04

Farmington, NM

34.29

Casper, WY

33.68

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

31.38

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

29.86

Longview, TX

26.79
Areas with the highest location quotient for Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

57.09

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

47.08

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

38.72

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

38.37

Odessa, TX

37.44

Coastal Plains Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

23.59

Bakersfield, CA

21.84

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

21.46

Oklahoma City, OK

19.83

Casper, WY

18.68
Areas with the highest location quotient for Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

74.31

Farmington, NM

69.21

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

56.80

Midland, TX

56.05

Odessa, TX

53.87

Coastal Plains Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

46.83

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

30.66

Bakersfield, CA

23.56

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

23.29

Tyler, TX

16.22
Areas with the highest location quotient for Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

20.12

Baton Rouge, LA

17.12

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

11.71

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

9.25

Hammond, LA

8.16

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

7.06

Ocean City, NJ

5.92

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

5.34

Michigan City-La Porte, IN

5.24

Oklahoma City, OK

5.21
Areas with the highest location quotient for Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

11.85

Northeast Virginia nonmetropolitan area

9.12

Greeley, CO

8.27

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

8.05

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

7.25

Monroe, MI

6.56

Farmington, NM

5.12

Missoula, MT

4.88

Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

4.59

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.59
Areas with the highest location quotient for Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Baton Rouge, LA

3.26

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

2.39

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

1.01

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

0.61

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

0.53

Oklahoma City, OK

0.45

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

0.43

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

0.27

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

0.17

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

0.11
Areas with the highest location quotient for Highway Maintenance Workers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

San German, PR

13.64

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

9.52

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

8.85

Northwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

8.77

Watertown-Fort Drum, NY

8.40

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

8.20

Central East New York nonmetropolitan area

7.97

Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area

7.61

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

7.51

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

7.32
Areas with the highest location quotient for Hazardous Materials Removal Workers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Kennewick-Richland, WA

16.85

Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

11.97

Pueblo, CO

11.94

Longview, TX

5.63

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY

3.39

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

2.63

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.62

Mobile, AL

2.58

Wichita, KS

2.42

Decatur, AL

2.40
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fence Erectors, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Eastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

12.91

Western Washington nonmetropolitan area

8.03

Yakima, WA

6.93

Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

6.20

Killeen-Temple, TX

5.29

Eugene, OR

5.20

Great Falls, MT

5.00

Clarksville, TN-KY

4.41

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

3.60

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL

3.25
Areas with the highest location quotient for Elevator and Escalator Installers and Repairers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Charleston, WV

4.62

Urban Honolulu, HI

3.02

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

2.84

Appleton, WI

2.75

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

2.66

Savannah, GA

2.65

Albuquerque, NM

2.20

Wichita, KS

2.19

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

1.87

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

1.68
Areas with the highest location quotient for Construction and Building Inspectors, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA

4.66

Corvallis, OR

3.72

Ocean City, NJ

3.38

Williamsport, PA

3.35

Trenton, NJ

3.34

Raleigh, NC

3.06

Walla Walla, WA

3.04

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

3.04

Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI

2.64

Bay City, MI

2.63
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Baton Rouge, LA

22.65

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

13.27

Mayag「ez, PR

8.92

Johnson City, TN

8.44

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

8.20

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

6.39

Harrisonburg, VA

5.81

Odessa, TX

5.19

Savannah, GA

5.10

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

4.85
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Roofers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Las Cruces, NM

7.25

Lynchburg, VA

6.19

Richmond, VA

5.30

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

4.63

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

3.59

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY

3.03

Raleigh, NC

2.75

Bakersfield, CA

1.63

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

1.45

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

1.39
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Lake Charles, LA

25.03

Enid, OK

9.91

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

8.97

Monroe, LA

4.60

Rapid City, SD

4.54

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

4.48

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

4.45

Midland, TX

4.24

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

4.03

Beckley, WV

3.91
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Lake Charles, LA

37.59

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

17.04

Baton Rouge, LA

11.40

Lafayette, LA

7.69

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

5.61

Coastal Plains Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

3.70

Erie, PA

3.43

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

2.84

Northern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

2.63

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

2.11
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Electricians, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Lake Charles, LA

12.88

Valdosta, GA

5.97

Rocky Mount, NC

5.38

Baton Rouge, LA

5.22

Mayag「ez, PR

5.13

Monroe, LA

5.00

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

4.99

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL

4.73

Punta Gorda, FL

4.49

Panama City, FL

4.23
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Carpenters, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Lake Charles, LA

12.28

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

10.70

Northwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

8.39

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

8.16

Punta Gorda, FL

7.73

Napa, CA

7.72

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

7.29

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

7.17

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

5.84

Dover, DE

5.76
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

7.63

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

6.44

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

6.06

Ocala, FL

4.65

Altoona, PA

4.50

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

4.45

Lynchburg, VA

4.27

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

4.27

Stockton-Lodi, CA

4.22

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

4.06
Areas with the highest location quotient for Solar Photovoltaic Installers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

14.76

Northern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

11.97

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

10.40

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

9.69

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

8.13

Bakersfield, CA

8.07

Urban Honolulu, HI

6.22

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

6.02

Provo-Orem, UT

5.76

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

4.43
Areas with the highest location quotient for Structural Iron and Steel Workers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Lake Charles, LA

8.47

Odessa, TX

5.80

Toledo, OH

4.75

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.48

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

4.21

Rapid City, SD

3.88

Stockton-Lodi, CA

3.73

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

3.65

Provo-Orem, UT

3.41

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

3.08
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sheet Metal Workers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV

8.22

New Bern, NC

6.90

Yuba City, CA

6.15

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

5.20

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

4.97

St. Joseph, MO-KS

4.86

Oklahoma City, OK

4.50

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

4.22

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

3.34

Lynchburg, VA

3.16
Areas with the highest location quotient for Roofers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

9.59

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

8.12

Longview, WA

6.88

Port St. Lucie, FL

5.75

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

5.62

Homosassa Springs, FL

5.08

St. George, UT

4.69

Sebring, FL

4.68

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

4.42

Panama City, FL

4.36
Areas with the highest location quotient for Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

16.03

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

6.62

Lake Charles, LA

6.28

Urban Honolulu, HI

5.33

Baton Rouge, LA

5.28

Odessa, TX

4.67

Colorado Springs, CO

4.49

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

3.86

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

3.10

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

2.70
Areas with the highest location quotient for Plasterers and Stucco Masons, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

St. George, UT

13.18

Homosassa Springs, FL

12.36

Prescott, AZ

9.94

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

8.58

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

8.36

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

7.94

Napa, CA

7.29

Reno, NV

5.56

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

5.23

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

5.20
Areas with the highest location quotient for Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

4.23

Odessa, TX

3.30

Baton Rouge, LA

3.08

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

3.05

Hill Country Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

2.90

Barnstable Town, MA

2.69

Midland, TX

2.61

Kennewick-Richland, WA

2.61

Manhattan, KS

2.51

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

2.44
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pipelayers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

11.01

Northeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

7.62

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

7.56

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

6.53

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

6.35

Goldsboro, NC

6.01

Southeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

5.50

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

4.99

Ocala, FL

4.88

Tuscaloosa, AL

4.85
Areas with the highest location quotient for Paperhangers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

3.70

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

2.35

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

0.77
Areas with the highest location quotient for Painters, Construction and Maintenance, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

6.27

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

5.41

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

3.20

Southeast-Central Idaho nonmetropolitan area

3.04

Warner Robins, GA

2.97

Baton Rouge, LA

2.77

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

2.60

Coeur d'Alene, ID

2.58

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

2.54

Albany, OR

2.50
Areas with the highest location quotient for Insulation Workers, Mechanical, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Baton Rouge, LA

21.43

Longview, TX

17.12

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

11.79

Waco, TX

11.72

Richmond, VA

8.78

Casper, WY

7.76

Joplin, MO

5.27

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

5.20

Columbus, GA-AL

5.07

Lynchburg, VA

5.06
Areas with the highest location quotient for Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Baton Rouge, LA

12.32

Decatur, AL

7.21

Odessa, TX

7.04

Manchester, NH

6.79

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

6.52

Bend-Redmond, OR

5.24

Clarksville, TN-KY

5.22

Corpus Christi, TX

3.77

Fort Wayne, IN

3.38

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

3.36
Areas with the highest location quotient for Glaziers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Grants Pass, OR

5.43

Cheyenne, WY

5.23

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

4.33

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

3.98

Panama City, FL

3.51

Boise City, ID

3.38

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

3.28

Bismarck, ND

3.06

Lexington-Fayette, KY

2.26

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

2.15
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electricians, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Provo-Orem, UT

3.64

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA

3.46

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.75

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

2.72

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

2.69

Odessa, TX

2.42

Kennewick-Richland, WA

2.37

Coastal Plains Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

2.33

Casper, WY

2.32

Mobile, AL

2.31
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tapers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Kennewick-Richland, WA

13.42

Santa Rosa, CA

13.17

Albany, OR

9.53

Bellingham, WA

7.70

West Montana nonmetropolitan area

7.64

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

7.18

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

6.49

Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA

6.21

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

6.07

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

5.78
Areas with the highest location quotient for Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

St. George, UT

7.70

Santa Rosa, CA

5.31

Coeur d'Alene, ID

4.92

Logan, UT-ID

4.81

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

4.76

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

4.22

Provo-Orem, UT

4.09

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

4.00

Reno, NV

3.59

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

3.46
Areas with the highest location quotient for Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Eastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

10.82

Wheeling, WV-OH

9.62

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.99

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

5.88

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

5.70

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

5.45

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

4.58

Greeley, CO

4.52

Farmington, NM

3.96

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

3.85
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pile Driver Operators, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Corpus Christi, TX

13.50

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

11.98

Baton Rouge, LA

10.56

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

4.41

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

3.72

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

3.38

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

3.11

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

2.24

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

2.21

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

2.09
Areas with the highest location quotient for Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Johnson City, TN

5.10

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

4.91

Jackson, TN

4.83

Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

4.65

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

4.17

Macon, GA

4.04

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

3.91

Hattiesburg, MS

3.86

Greeley, CO

3.84

Billings, MT

3.82
Areas with the highest location quotient for Construction Laborers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Farmington, NM

4.75

Twin Falls, ID

3.74

The Villages, FL

3.60

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.42

Greeley, CO

2.79

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

2.74

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

2.71

Morgantown, WV

2.65

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.64

Corpus Christi, TX

2.46
Areas with the highest location quotient for Terrazzo Workers and Finishers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

2.01
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Lake Charles, LA

5.69

St. George, UT

4.56

Rapid City, SD

4.24

Provo-Orem, UT

4.10

Greeley, CO

3.80

Sioux Falls, SD

3.40

Punta Gorda, FL

3.23

Prescott, AZ

3.10

Northeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

3.08

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

2.99
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tile and Stone Setters, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

10.46

St. George, UT

9.36

Bend-Redmond, OR

6.43

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

5.68

Napa, CA

5.63

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

5.59

Logan, UT-ID

5.49

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

5.32

Provo-Orem, UT

4.75

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

4.46
Areas with the highest location quotient for Floor Sanders and Finishers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Portland-South Portland, ME

15.78

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

1.85

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

0.70
Areas with the highest location quotient for Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

6.42

Yakima, WA

5.01

Champaign-Urbana, IL

4.32

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

4.29

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

3.59

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

3.46

Mobile, AL

3.42

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

3.37

Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA

3.37

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

3.20
Areas with the highest location quotient for Carpet Installers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

13.37

Lebanon, PA

12.44

Reno, NV

6.93

Fond du Lac, WI

5.53

Fresno, CA

4.58

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

4.49

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

4.32

Racine, WI

4.19

Kansas City, MO-KS

3.69

Salem, OR

3.36
Areas with the highest location quotient for Carpenters, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Coeur d'Alene, ID

3.27

West Montana nonmetropolitan area

2.89

Southeast-Central Idaho nonmetropolitan area

2.85

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.70

Rapid City, SD

2.59

Northwestern Idaho nonmetropolitan area

2.59

Baton Rouge, LA

2.59

Santa Rosa, CA

2.50

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.48

Southwest Montana nonmetropolitan area

2.45
Areas with the highest location quotient for Stonemasons, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

St. George, UT

28.19

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

27.07

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

9.54

Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

4.83

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

4.65

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

4.37

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

3.45

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

2.13

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

1.63

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

1.47
Areas with the highest location quotient for Brickmasons and Blockmasons, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Provo-Orem, UT

7.59

Lancaster, PA

4.77

Mankato-North Mankato, MN

3.86

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

3.82

Maryland nonmetropolitan area

3.78

Bloomington, IN

3.74

Janesville-Beloit, WI

3.73

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

3.64

Ocala, FL

3.61

Waco, TX

3.52
Areas with the highest location quotient for Boilermakers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

35.93

Lake Charles, LA

22.76

Corpus Christi, TX

18.81

Baton Rouge, LA

14.63

Odessa, TX

9.28

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

8.07

Eastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

7.24

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

7.00

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

6.86

Ann Arbor, MI

4.92
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Midland, TX

5.64

Odessa, TX

4.84

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.45

Farmington, NM

4.15

Greeley, CO

3.52

Lake Charles, LA

3.48

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

3.29

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.21

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

2.96

Baton Rouge, LA

2.96
Areas with the highest location quotient for Construction and Extraction Occupations, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Odessa, TX

4.13

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.11

Midland, TX

3.68

Farmington, NM

3.03

Greeley, CO

2.93

Eastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.90

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

2.76

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

2.73

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.63

Baton Rouge, LA

2.44
Areas with the highest location quotient for Logging Workers, All Other, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

258.43

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

105.79

Western Washington nonmetropolitan area

99.96

Northwestern Idaho nonmetropolitan area

97.75

Longview, WA

66.67

Corvallis, OR

56.83

North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area

23.09

Eugene, OR

23.08

Bellingham, WA

21.09

Salem, OR

19.65
Areas with the highest location quotient for Log Graders and Scalers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Longview, WA

80.31

Northwestern Idaho nonmetropolitan area

56.47

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

52.12

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

44.57

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

36.67

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

32.66

North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area

26.41

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

25.76

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

25.44

Tuscaloosa, AL

24.54
Areas with the highest location quotient for Logging Equipment Operators, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

70.88

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

54.34

Northwestern Idaho nonmetropolitan area

46.95

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

38.94

Longview, WA

37.37

Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

37.32

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

31.84

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

31.04

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

29.16

Albany, OR

29.12
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fallers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Albany, OR

59.00

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

58.61

North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area

39.88

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

8.24

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC

4.17

Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC

0.73
Areas with the highest location quotient for Forest and Conservation Workers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

55.90

North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area

52.77

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

38.24

Northwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

25.48

Western Washington nonmetropolitan area

11.90

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

10.57

Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

9.55

Sioux Falls, SD

9.05

East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

8.24

Duluth, MN-WI

6.22
Areas with the highest location quotient for Agricultural Workers, All Other, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Bakersfield, CA

22.60

Chico, CA

15.51

Salinas, CA

14.07

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

12.34

Visalia-Porterville, CA

10.83

Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

10.29

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

9.63

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

9.59

Western Washington nonmetropolitan area

8.90

Modesto, CA

5.43
Areas with the highest location quotient for Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Twin Falls, ID

27.78

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

22.32

Lexington-Fayette, KY

18.39

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

17.89

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

17.54

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

17.39

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

15.98

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

15.58

Hill Country Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

14.93

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

13.02
Areas with the highest location quotient for Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Salinas, CA

83.89

Visalia-Porterville, CA

78.70

Madera, CA

67.50

Bakersfield, CA

61.22

Yuma, AZ

51.17

El Centro, CA

39.14

Merced, CA

34.36

Fresno, CA

32.65

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

24.38

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

22.91
Areas with the highest location quotient for Agricultural Equipment Operators, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

El Centro, CA

56.12

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

54.40

Wenatchee, WA

38.15

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

37.35

Madera, CA

33.22

Napa, CA

27.35

South Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

23.04

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

18.67

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

17.54

Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

16.26
Areas with the highest location quotient for Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

65.36

Yakima, WA

46.77

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

38.44

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

37.75

Wenatchee, WA

36.34

Gainesville, GA

31.12

Southeast-Central Idaho nonmetropolitan area

22.53

Merced, CA

21.00

Rocky Mount, NC

17.06

Bakersfield, CA

16.75
Areas with the highest location quotient for Animal Breeders, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Lexington-Fayette, KY

21.45

Columbus, OH

6.10
Areas with the highest location quotient for Agricultural Inspectors, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Kennewick-Richland, WA

30.56

Kankakee, IL

18.25

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

14.69

Yuma, AZ

12.20

Southeast-Central Idaho nonmetropolitan area

11.95

North Valley-Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

11.42

Yakima, WA

10.69

Northeast Virginia nonmetropolitan area

10.18

Northeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

8.65

Fresno, CA

8.38
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Madera, CA

40.86

Yuma, AZ

34.00

Salinas, CA

33.51

Visalia-Porterville, CA

32.00

Merced, CA

28.87

Napa, CA

27.95

El Centro, CA

25.27

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

23.38

Wenatchee, WA

21.08

Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

19.24
Areas with the highest location quotient for Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Salinas, CA

55.60

Visalia-Porterville, CA

51.43

Madera, CA

46.24

Bakersfield, CA

40.02

Yuma, AZ

34.20

El Centro, CA

29.40

Merced, CA

25.16

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

24.19

Fresno, CA

21.86

Yakima, WA

18.54
Areas with the highest location quotient for Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Danbury, CT

4.92

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

4.25

New Haven, CT

3.94

Lansing-East Lansing, MI

3.61

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

3.32

Carson City, NV

3.26

Yuba City, CA

3.07

Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA

3.06

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

2.62

Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

2.58
Areas with the highest location quotient for Statistical Assistants, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN

12.74

Iowa City, IA

8.39

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

5.50

Cedar Rapids, IA

5.29

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

3.49

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

3.25

Lincoln, NE

3.01

Columbia, SC

2.94

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

2.63

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

2.62
Areas with the highest location quotient for Proofreaders and Copy Markers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Colorado Springs, CO

3.22

Lancaster, PA

2.65

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

2.52

Trenton, NJ

2.45

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

2.30

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

2.08

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

2.04

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

1.77

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

1.65

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

1.61
Areas with the highest location quotient for Office Machine Operators, Except Computer, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Kingston, NY

4.82

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

4.32

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

3.97

Portsmouth, NH-ME

3.86

Columbus, OH

3.51

Janesville-Beloit, WI

3.38

Madison, WI

2.95

Johnson City, TN

2.70

Twin Falls, ID

2.55

Ames, IA

2.39
Areas with the highest location quotient for Office Clerks, General, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

College Station-Bryan, TX

1.98

Champaign-Urbana, IL

1.85

Springfield, IL

1.79

State College, PA

1.77

Carbondale-Marion, IL

1.72

Casper, WY

1.68

Victoria, TX

1.58

Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area

1.56

Charleston, WV

1.55

Big Thicket Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

1.53
Areas with the highest location quotient for Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Lynchburg, VA

8.10

Topeka, KS

5.63

Reading, PA

5.40

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

5.22

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

4.17

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

3.76

Jefferson City, MO

3.42

Carson City, NV

3.17

Fresno, CA

3.15

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

3.10
Areas with the highest location quotient for Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN

4.56

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

4.51

Danville, IL

4.36

Cheyenne, WY

4.31

Olympia-Tumwater, WA

3.84

Cedar Rapids, IA

3.40

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

3.11

Fort Wayne, IN

2.79

Yuma, AZ

2.67

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL

2.61
Areas with the highest location quotient for Desktop Publishers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Lafayette, LA

9.76

Salem, OR

6.09

Lubbock, TX

3.70

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

3.04

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

3.01

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

2.09

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

2.02

Oklahoma City, OK

1.99

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

1.92

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

1.71
Areas with the highest location quotient for Word Processors and Typists, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

15.88

Johnstown, PA

12.74

Watertown-Fort Drum, NY

12.55

Ocean City, NJ

10.99

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

10.40

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

9.64

Kingston, NY

9.43

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY

9.12

Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

8.99

Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area

8.83
Areas with the highest location quotient for Data Entry Keyers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Springfield, IL

3.28

Laredo, TX

3.21

Ocean City, NJ

3.17

Arecibo, PR

3.17

Salt Lake City, UT

3.02

Lincoln, NE

2.95

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

2.75

Lansing-East Lansing, MI

2.68

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

2.57

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

2.43
Areas with the highest location quotient for Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

2.84

Santa Fe, NM

2.77

Farmington, NM

2.61

Ithaca, NY

2.58

Las Cruces, NM

2.54

Carson City, NV

2.44

Albuquerque, NM

2.42

Northern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

2.38

Mayag「ez, PR

2.31

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

2.13
Areas with the highest location quotient for Medical Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Mayag「ez, PR

3.80

San German, PR

3.53

Abilene, TX

3.23

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

3.19

Arecibo, PR

3.13

San Angelo, TX

3.09

Bend-Redmond, OR

3.07

Corvallis, OR

3.05

Medford, OR

2.98

Ponce, PR

2.94
Areas with the highest location quotient for Legal Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

4.33

Charleston, WV

3.46

Mayag「ez, PR

2.71

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV

2.45

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

2.45

Carson City, NV

2.33

Missoula, MT

2.27

Jefferson City, MO

2.24

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

2.23

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

2.13
Areas with the highest location quotient for Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

3.05

Mayag「ez, PR

2.88

Alexandria, LA

2.70

Springfield, IL

2.64

Jefferson City, MO

2.53

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

2.52

Manhattan, KS

2.52

Champaign-Urbana, IL

2.45

Iowa City, IA

2.34

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

2.29
Areas with the highest location quotient for Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

6.24

Morgantown, WV

5.65

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

4.70

Macon, GA

3.95

Visalia-Porterville, CA

3.91

Auburn-Opelika, AL

3.57

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

3.44

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN

3.42

Rocky Mount, NC

3.40

Waco, TX

3.35
Areas with the highest location quotient for Shipping, Receiving, and Inventory Clerks, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

3.48

Dalton, GA

3.28

Laredo, TX

2.75

Evansville, IN-KY

2.47

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

2.34

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

2.27

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

2.27

Michigan City-La Porte, IN

2.15

Lynchburg, VA

2.12

Sheboygan, WI

1.97
Areas with the highest location quotient for Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Warner Robins, GA

2.92

Rochester, NY

2.42

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

2.38

Wichita, KS

2.33

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

2.32

New Bern, NC

2.27

Dalton, GA

2.16

Syracuse, NY

2.04

Spartanburg, SC

2.04

Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI

1.99
Areas with the highest location quotient for Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Charleston, WV

5.25

Springfield, MA-CT

4.31

Greensboro-High Point, NC

3.63

Manchester, NH

3.58

Trenton, NJ

3.37

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

3.37

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA

3.31

Fayetteville, NC

2.97

Champaign-Urbana, IL

2.94

Rocky Mount, NC

2.80
Areas with the highest location quotient for Postal Service Mail Carriers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

2.45

Sebring, FL

2.09

Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

2.06

Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

2.01

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

1.98

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

1.94

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

1.92

West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

1.91

Jacksonville, NC

1.90

West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

1.87
Areas with the highest location quotient for Postal Service Clerks, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

5.71

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

5.57

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

5.22

Northeast Virginia nonmetropolitan area

4.99

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

4.82

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

4.67

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

4.52

Kingston, NY

4.36

East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.24

Beckley, WV

4.03
Areas with the highest location quotient for Meter Readers, Utilities, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

8.05

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

7.31

Northeast South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

5.11

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

5.04

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

4.85

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV

4.80

Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

4.63

Morgantown, WV

4.52

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

4.41

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

4.35
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Macon, GA

5.27

Laredo, TX

4.09

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

2.64

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

2.57

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

2.54

Maryland nonmetropolitan area

2.51

Midland, TX

2.41

Grand Forks, ND-MN

2.33

St. George, UT

2.29

Arizona nonmetropolitan area

2.14
Areas with the highest location quotient for Public Safety Telecommunicators, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Hinesville, GA

5.85

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

5.26

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

3.85

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

3.84

Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.80

Gadsden, AL

3.70

Northwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.51

Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.42

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

3.34

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

3.28
Areas with the highest location quotient for Couriers and Messengers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Hammond, LA

7.27

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

6.51

Mayag「ez, PR

6.16

Ponce, PR

4.35

Lima, OH

4.13

San German, PR

3.99

Monroe, LA

3.04

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

2.91

Columbia, SC

2.68

Florence, SC

2.60
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cargo and Freight Agents, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Laredo, TX

14.70

Bellingham, WA

3.46

Gainesville, GA

3.41

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN

3.27

Medford, OR

3.21

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

3.18

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN

2.96

Lexington-Fayette, KY

2.96

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY

2.90

Charleston-North Charleston, SC

2.86
Areas with the highest location quotient for Information and Record Clerks, All Other, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Burlington, NC

8.08

Corvallis, OR

4.99

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

4.74

Colorado Springs, CO

4.72

Corpus Christi, TX

4.71

Fort Collins, CO

4.41

Pueblo, CO

4.04

Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

3.82

Grand Junction, CO

3.73

Boulder, CO

3.71
Areas with the highest location quotient for Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

6.31

Salt Lake City, UT

6.01

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

4.93

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

4.34

Urban Honolulu, HI

4.29

Anchorage, AK

3.54

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

3.29

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

3.11

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

2.94

Winston-Salem, NC

2.70
Areas with the highest location quotient for Receptionists and Information Clerks, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Eau Claire, WI

2.27

Coeur d'Alene, ID

2.27

Watertown-Fort Drum, NY

2.20

Rapid City, SD

2.13

Hot Springs, AR

2.09

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

2.02

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

1.99

Ocean City, NJ

1.95

Glens Falls, NY

1.87

Asheville, NC

1.87
Areas with the highest location quotient for Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY

6.84

Florence, SC

3.60

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV

3.04

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

2.65

Owensboro, KY

2.65

Lawton, OK

2.38

Killeen-Temple, TX

2.33

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

2.27

Cumberland, MD-WV

2.23

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

2.18
Areas with the highest location quotient for Order Clerks, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Yakima, WA

3.98

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

3.21

Racine, WI

3.09

Reno, NV

3.00

Redding, CA

2.76

Knoxville, TN

2.54

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

2.49

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

2.42

Wausau, WI

2.36

Grants Pass, OR

2.28
Areas with the highest location quotient for New Accounts Clerks, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Columbia, MO

9.73

Victoria, TX

6.85

Jackson, MI

6.43

South Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

6.32

Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area

6.02

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

5.77

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

5.72

Lawton, OK

5.67

Grants Pass, OR

5.49

Idaho Falls, ID

5.12
Areas with the highest location quotient for Loan Interviewers and Clerks, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Monroe, LA

6.27

Carbondale-Marion, IL

4.00

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

3.85

Sioux Falls, SD

3.52

Columbia, MO

3.48

Winchester, VA-WV

2.97

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.84

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.83

Jefferson City, MO

2.70

Rapid City, SD

2.61
Areas with the highest location quotient for Library Assistants, Clerical, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Ann Arbor, MI

10.27

St. Cloud, MN

4.41

Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

4.36

Ocean City, NJ

4.34

Lawrence, KS

4.29

Northwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

4.09

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

4.04

Kansas nonmetropolitan area

4.03

Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.59

Bloomington, IN

3.59
Areas with the highest location quotient for Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Eugene, OR

4.26

Staunton-Waynesboro, VA

4.18

Topeka, KS

3.70

Manchester, NH

3.60

Dothan, AL

2.78

Raleigh, NC

2.77

Charleston, WV

2.75

Colorado Springs, CO

2.64

Lincoln, NE

2.56

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL

2.54
Areas with the highest location quotient for Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

8.49

Flagstaff, AZ

7.38

Rapid City, SD

6.03

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

5.76

Brunswick, GA

5.75

Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

5.69

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

5.65

Ocean City, NJ

5.18

Prescott, AZ

5.13

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

4.68
Areas with the highest location quotient for File Clerks, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN

3.21

Lubbock, TX

2.92

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

2.82

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

2.82

Binghamton, NY

2.77

Salt Lake City, UT

2.47

Las Cruces, NM

2.47

Prescott, AZ

2.33

Rome, GA

2.29

Carson City, NV

2.23
Areas with the highest location quotient for Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Topeka, KS

6.86

Fresno, CA

6.60

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

4.30

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.11

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA

3.83

Waco, TX

3.78

San German, PR

3.74

Altoona, PA

3.29

Fayetteville, NC

3.27

Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.03
Areas with the highest location quotient for Customer Service Representatives, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Albany, GA

2.09

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

2.04

Provo-Orem, UT

2.04

Jacksonville, FL

2.01

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

2.00

Salt Lake City, UT

1.96

Hattiesburg, MS

1.89

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL

1.84

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL

1.84

Albuquerque, NM

1.84
Areas with the highest location quotient for Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

7.61

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

7.21

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

7.04

Fargo, ND-MN

4.90

Sioux Falls, SD

4.74

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

4.55

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

3.79

Billings, MT

3.66

Trenton, NJ

3.59

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

3.26
Areas with the highest location quotient for Court, Municipal, and License Clerks, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

6.32

Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

5.50

Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

5.20

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

4.83

Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

4.60

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

4.55

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

4.30

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

4.13

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

4.03

Dover, DE

3.99
Areas with the highest location quotient for Correspondence Clerks, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Sioux Falls, SD

29.64

Cheyenne, WY

18.37

Provo-Orem, UT

5.27

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

4.40

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN

3.77

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

2.93

Springfield, MA-CT

2.74

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

2.46

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

2.32

Oklahoma City, OK

2.29
Areas with the highest location quotient for Brokerage Clerks, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

3.11

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

2.90

Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC

2.81

Richmond, VA

2.62

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

2.40

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

2.29

Akron, OH

2.20

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

2.10

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

2.05

Sioux Falls, SD

1.99
Areas with the highest location quotient for Financial Clerks, All Other, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Monroe, LA

7.29

Charleston, WV

6.77

Duluth, MN-WI

5.28

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

5.21

Richmond, VA

4.83

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

4.72

Fort Collins, CO

4.65

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV

4.63

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

4.46

Anchorage, AK

4.39
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tellers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

3.26

Walla Walla, WA

2.76

Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

2.65

South Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

2.62

East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.57

West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

2.57

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.56

Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area

2.56

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

2.51

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

2.50
Areas with the highest location quotient for Procurement Clerks, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Warner Robins, GA

5.71

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

5.61

Columbus, GA-AL

4.77

Texarkana, TX-AR

3.74

Lawton, OK

3.61

Jacksonville, NC

3.37

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

3.31

Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ

3.30

Killeen-Temple, TX

3.28

York-Hanover, PA

3.16
Areas with the highest location quotient for Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

2.58

Arizona nonmetropolitan area

2.57

Bend-Redmond, OR

2.19

Roanoke, VA

2.16

El Centro, CA

2.01

Napa, CA

2.00

Merced, CA

1.96

Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA

1.88

Billings, MT

1.87

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

1.77
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gambling Cage Workers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

43.40

Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

28.90

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

20.60

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

17.26

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

17.20

Lake Charles, LA

17.08

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

16.98

Arizona nonmetropolitan area

15.49

Northern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

13.41

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

12.96
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.69

Rapid City, SD

2.49

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.23

Sioux Falls, SD

1.94

Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

1.87

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

1.86

West Montana nonmetropolitan area

1.84

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

1.80

Northwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

1.72

East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

1.70
Areas with the highest location quotient for Billing and Posting Clerks, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Logan, UT-ID

2.42

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

2.34

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

2.30

Iowa City, IA

2.27

Mayag「ez, PR

2.17

Florence, SC

2.14

Portsmouth, NH-ME

1.88

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

1.87

Flint, MI

1.87

Dover-Durham, NH-ME

1.79
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bill and Account Collectors, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Johnson City, TN

6.49

Sioux Falls, SD

5.47

San Angelo, TX

5.27

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

4.44

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY

3.92

Rapid City, SD

3.07

Salt Lake City, UT

3.02

Jacksonville, FL

2.79

Carson City, NV

2.78

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

2.75
Areas with the highest location quotient for Communications Equipment Operators, All Other, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

11.56

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

10.76

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

8.04

New Haven, CT

4.81

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

1.69

Columbus, OH

1.51

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

0.92

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

0.62

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

0.41

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

0.34
Areas with the highest location quotient for Telephone Operators, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

5.42

Fresno, CA

5.12

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

4.45

Jackson, MS

4.09

Columbus, OH

3.38

Dayton, OH

2.85

Salt Lake City, UT

2.16

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

2.12

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN

2.01

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

1.85
Areas with the highest location quotient for Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

22.21

Monroe, LA

3.30

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

3.28

Dothan, AL

3.13

Redding, CA

3.08

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

2.84

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

2.62

Lawton, OK

2.61

Charleston-North Charleston, SC

2.58

Gainesville, GA

2.37
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Columbia, SC

1.86

Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

1.79

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

1.74

Ponce, PR

1.69

Mayag「ez, PR

1.67

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

1.66

Idaho Falls, ID

1.65

Arecibo, PR

1.62

Florence, SC

1.55

Danbury, CT

1.53
Areas with the highest location quotient for Office and Administrative Support Occupations, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Laredo, TX

1.36

Jefferson City, MO

1.29

Charleston, WV

1.28

El Paso, TX

1.25

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

1.25

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

1.24

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

1.23

Mayag「ez, PR

1.23

Johnson City, TN

1.21

Jacksonville, FL

1.21
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sales and Related Workers, All Other, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Killeen-Temple, TX

4.04

Napa, CA

3.16

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

2.64

Victoria, TX

2.56

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

2.56

Medford, OR

2.48

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA

2.43

Odessa, TX

2.37

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

2.37

Clarksville, TN-KY

2.35
Areas with the highest location quotient for Door-to-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA

4.71

Austin-Round Rock, TX

3.18

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

2.83

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

2.36

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

2.27

Bakersfield, CA

1.82

Kansas City, MO-KS

1.57

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

1.37

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

1.36

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

1.27
Areas with the highest location quotient for Telemarketers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

20.51

Canton-Massillon, OH

6.91

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA

6.84

Southeast-Central Idaho nonmetropolitan area

6.74

Idaho Falls, ID

6.55

Provo-Orem, UT

5.30

Akron, OH

4.69

Montgomery, AL

3.84

Chattanooga, TN-GA

3.70

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

3.23
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sales Engineers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

4.15

Boulder, CO

3.15

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA

2.98

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

2.92

Columbus, IN

2.53

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

2.50

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

2.47

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

2.35

Kalamazoo-Portage, MI

2.01

Danbury, CT

1.98
Areas with the highest location quotient for Real Estate Sales Agents, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

6.50

Charleston-North Charleston, SC

5.04

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

5.03

Punta Gorda, FL

3.36

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

3.34

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

3.16

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

2.93

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

2.79

Northeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

2.78

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

2.77
Areas with the highest location quotient for Real Estate Brokers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Bend-Redmond, OR

8.69

Springfield, MO

7.13

Boulder, CO

6.18

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

5.47

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

5.00

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

3.79

Greeley, CO

3.74

Charleston-North Charleston, SC

3.70

Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

3.63

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

3.52
Areas with the highest location quotient for Models, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Knoxville, TN

6.19

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

2.34

St. Louis, MO-IL

2.31

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

1.59
Areas with the highest location quotient for Demonstrators and Product Promoters, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Napa, CA

39.84

Walla Walla, WA

19.27

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA

12.80

Santa Rosa, CA

12.65

Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

7.84

North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area

6.13

Wenatchee, WA

5.68

Salem, OR

4.01

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

4.00

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

3.81
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Grand Island, NE

1.88

Sioux Falls, SD

1.86

Salt Lake City, UT

1.84

Lafayette, LA

1.82

Napa, CA

1.78

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

1.77

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

1.77

Dalton, GA

1.74

Casper, WY

1.72

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

1.68
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

3.34

Raleigh, NC

3.04

Austin-Round Rock, TX

3.01

Tulsa, OK

2.89

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

2.73

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

2.72

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

2.48

Oklahoma City, OK

2.31

Glens Falls, NY

2.28

Knoxville, TN

2.23
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sales Representatives of Services, Except Advertising, Insurance, Financial Services, and Travel, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Raleigh, NC

2.03

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

2.02

Boulder, CO

1.98

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

1.75

Austin-Round Rock, TX

1.72

Midland, TX

1.68

Provo-Orem, UT

1.62

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

1.60

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

1.56

Victoria, TX

1.55
Areas with the highest location quotient for Travel Agents, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

15.35

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

4.08

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

4.05

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

4.00

Mayag「ez, PR

3.59

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.40

Anchorage, AK

3.02

West Montana nonmetropolitan area

2.83

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

2.80

Panama City, FL

2.71
Areas with the highest location quotient for Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Trenton, NJ

3.32

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

2.95

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

2.53

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

1.89

Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC

1.81

The Villages, FL

1.61

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

1.59

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY

1.57

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

1.47

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

1.45
Areas with the highest location quotient for Insurance Sales Agents, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

2.62

Macon, GA

2.28

Bloomington, IL

2.22

Hot Springs, AR

2.11

Enid, OK

2.03

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

1.99

Northeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

1.97

Burlington, NC

1.97

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

1.96

Columbia, SC

1.88
Areas with the highest location quotient for Advertising Sales Agents, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

3.41

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

2.45

Cedar Rapids, IA

2.39

Bismarck, ND

2.20

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

2.11

Greensboro-High Point, NC

2.05

East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.02

Chattanooga, TN-GA

1.98

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

1.96

Missoula, MT

1.94
Areas with the highest location quotient for Retail Salespersons, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Arecibo, PR

2.80

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

2.30

Mayag「ez, PR

2.22

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

2.12

Saginaw, MI

1.95

Punta Gorda, FL

1.95

Ponce, PR

1.95

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV

1.93

Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

1.90

Elmira, NY

1.88
Areas with the highest location quotient for Parts Salespersons, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

4.73

Arecibo, PR

4.25

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

4.05

East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.57

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

3.13

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

2.97

Ocala, FL

2.96

Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

2.91

Grants Pass, OR

2.91

Dothan, AL

2.90
Areas with the highest location quotient for Counter and Rental Clerks, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.67

Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.50

San Angelo, TX

2.48

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

2.32

Chico, CA

2.30

Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.24

Hinesville, GA

2.16

North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.15

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

2.15

Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA

2.13
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gambling Change Persons and Booth Cashiers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Lake Charles, LA

24.48

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

21.52

Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

20.43

Carson City, NV

19.69

Lawton, OK

17.19

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

16.48

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

13.78

Northwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

13.71

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

12.54

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

11.81
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cashiers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Guayama, PR

2.55

San German, PR

2.42

Ponce, PR

2.28

Sebring, FL

2.18

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

2.10

Mayag「ez, PR

2.06

Jacksonville, NC

2.06

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

2.04

Hammond, LA

2.00

Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

1.97
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Racine, WI

2.09

Billings, MT

2.01

Tulsa, OK

1.85

Jonesboro, AR

1.79

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

1.78

Portsmouth, NH-ME

1.77

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

1.74

Janesville-Beloit, WI

1.73

Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC

1.72

Raleigh, NC

1.68
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Mayag「ez, PR

3.41

Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

2.34

San German, PR

2.30

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

2.30

Guayama, PR

2.26

Arecibo, PR

2.22

Ponce, PR

2.13

Hinesville, GA

2.08

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

1.97

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

1.97
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sales and Related Occupations, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Mayag「ez, PR

1.71

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

1.67

Arecibo, PR

1.64

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

1.61

Ponce, PR

1.53

Punta Gorda, FL

1.51

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

1.51

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

1.43

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

1.41

Jacksonville, NC

1.41
Areas with the highest location quotient for Crematory Operators and Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

39.81

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

32.96

Salem, OR

28.23

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

19.83

Lake Charles, LA

9.15

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

7.53

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

6.06

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

5.83

Port St. Lucie, FL

5.29

West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

4.83
Areas with the highest location quotient for Residential Advisors, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Rapid City, SD

10.99

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

7.88

Sioux Falls, SD

7.66

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

7.05

Tuscaloosa, AL

6.72

Springfield, MA-CT

6.46

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

6.27

Homosassa Springs, FL

6.05

Owensboro, KY

6.00

Leominster-Gardner, MA

5.59
Areas with the highest location quotient for Recreation Workers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Ann Arbor, MI

4.00

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN

3.16

Winchester, VA-WV

3.14

Manhattan, KS

2.66

Gadsden, AL

2.62

Tallahassee, FL

2.47

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

2.43

Champaign-Urbana, IL

2.43

Rome, GA

2.40

Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

2.39
Areas with the highest location quotient for Exercise Trainers and Group Fitness Instructors, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.99

Charlottesville, VA

2.93

Olympia-Tumwater, WA

2.66

Missoula, MT

2.65

Bend-Redmond, OR

2.55

Grand Forks, ND-MN

2.22

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

2.20

Ann Arbor, MI

2.13

Boulder, CO

2.11

Boise City, ID

2.08
Areas with the highest location quotient for Childcare Workers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Great Falls, MT

3.65

Iowa City, IA

3.23

Jonesboro, AR

3.04

Hammond, LA

2.96

Fargo, ND-MN

2.86

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

2.80

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

2.61

Muncie, IN

2.52

Missoula, MT

2.46

Bismarck, ND

2.29
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tour and Travel Guides, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

25.22

Flagstaff, AZ

21.68

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

17.14

Prescott, AZ

11.12

Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

9.75

St. George, UT

8.87

Maryland nonmetropolitan area

8.54

Northwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

7.67

Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

6.69

Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

6.59
Areas with the highest location quotient for Concierges, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

18.01

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

8.04

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

7.09

East Stroudsburg, PA

6.66

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

5.09

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

4.60

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

4.27

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

3.97

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

3.52

Bend-Redmond, OR

3.50
Areas with the highest location quotient for Baggage Porters and Bellhops, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

15.98

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

7.52

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

7.41

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

7.29

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

7.27

Urban Honolulu, HI

6.19

Napa, CA

5.09

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

4.45

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

4.30

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

3.24
Areas with the highest location quotient for Skincare Specialists, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Bend-Redmond, OR

4.17

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

4.09

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

3.47

Boulder, CO

3.36

Napa, CA

3.07

Victoria, TX

2.92

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

2.24

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

2.15

Bismarck, ND

2.13

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.12
Areas with the highest location quotient for Shampooers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Ocean City, NJ

15.49

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

7.73

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

6.72

Salisbury, MD-DE

4.88

Reading, PA

4.36

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

4.19

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

4.15

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

3.77

Pittsburgh, PA

2.86

Richmond, VA

2.77
Areas with the highest location quotient for Manicurists and Pedicurists, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Danbury, CT

6.19

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

5.53

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

4.58

Modesto, CA

4.05

Stockton-Lodi, CA

3.72

New Haven, CT

3.53

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

3.45

Olympia-Tumwater, WA

3.35

Yuba City, CA

3.19

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

2.59
Areas with the highest location quotient for Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

11.36

Urban Honolulu, HI

4.55

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

2.18

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

1.79

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

0.58
Areas with the highest location quotient for Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Johnstown, PA

2.85

Altoona, PA

2.46

Panama City, FL

2.31

The Villages, FL

2.28

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

2.27

Barnstable Town, MA

2.11

Dover, DE

2.05

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

2.02

Pittsburgh, PA

1.99

Mansfield, OH

1.99
Areas with the highest location quotient for Barbers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Austin-Round Rock, TX

5.02

Raleigh, NC

4.57

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

3.08

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

2.78

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

2.66

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

1.58

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

1.33

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

0.90
Areas with the highest location quotient for Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Arrangers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.79

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

5.61

Monroe, MI

5.05

Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

4.99

Southeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.87

Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

4.63

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

4.25

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

4.17

Alexandria, LA

4.15

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

4.05
Areas with the highest location quotient for Funeral Attendants, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Williamsport, PA

8.23

Kokomo, IN

6.58

Wheeling, WV-OH

6.26

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

6.06

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

5.90

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

5.31

Utica-Rome, NY

4.95

Lima, OH

4.80

Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

4.76

West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

4.42
Areas with the highest location quotient for Embalmers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

13.72

North Northeastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area (noncontiguous)

5.35

Oklahoma City, OK

3.92

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

3.02

St. Louis, MO-IL

2.67

Urban Honolulu, HI

2.61

Kansas City, MO-KS

1.97

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

1.40

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

1.09

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

0.95
Areas with the highest location quotient for Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers, All Other, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Lake Charles, LA

17.18

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

11.58

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

10.57

Reno, NV

5.86

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

4.75

Kansas City, MO-KS

2.02

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

2.01

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

1.81

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

1.75

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

1.43
Areas with the highest location quotient for Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Portland-South Portland, ME

11.78

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

9.44

Hot Springs, AR

9.42

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

7.18

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

6.60

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

5.93

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

5.66

Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI

3.98

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

3.96

St. Louis, MO-IL

3.61
Areas with the highest location quotient for Costume Attendants, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

6.18

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

5.73

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

3.11

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

2.73

Salt Lake City, UT

2.15

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

1.96

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

1.93

Urban Honolulu, HI

1.45

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

1.39

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

1.12
Areas with the highest location quotient for Amusement and Recreation Attendants, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

4.93

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

4.44

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

4.10

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

3.98

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

3.89

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

3.71

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

3.67

Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.38

The Villages, FL

3.19

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

2.90
Areas with the highest location quotient for Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

3.96

Laredo, TX

3.75

Green Bay, WI

3.52

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

3.10

Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

3.04

Knoxville, TN

3.02

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

2.83

Rapid City, SD

2.38

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

2.30

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

2.22
Areas with the highest location quotient for Motion Picture Projectionists, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Provo-Orem, UT

5.70

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

4.86

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

4.21

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

3.40

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

1.99

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

1.92

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

1.54

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

0.83

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

0.59
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gambling Service Workers, All Other, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

55.89

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

36.12

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

33.69

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

24.93

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

23.37

Reno, NV

15.05

North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area

8.65

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

7.22

College Station-Bryan, TX

6.16

Lubbock, TX

5.93
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gambling and Sports Book Writers and Runners, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

31.45

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

26.13

Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

17.78

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

16.38

Reno, NV

12.26

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

8.99

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

5.93

Duluth, MN-WI

5.23

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

3.95

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

3.65
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gambling Dealers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

48.92

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

28.52

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

20.77

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

18.67

Reno, NV

9.45

Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

7.78

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

5.44

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

5.43

Bismarck, ND

5.06

Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

4.84
Areas with the highest location quotient for Animal Caretakers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Ocala, FL

4.04

Jacksonville, NC

2.88

Hot Springs, AR

2.84

Lexington-Fayette, KY

2.69

Hinesville, GA

2.57

Punta Gorda, FL

2.48

Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

2.41

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

2.36

Fort Collins, CO

2.36

Central East New York nonmetropolitan area

2.30
Areas with the highest location quotient for Animal Trainers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Lexington-Fayette, KY

5.93

North Florida nonmetropolitan area

4.86

Raleigh, NC

4.44

Topeka, KS

4.03

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

3.33

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN

3.06

Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.03

Santa Rosa, CA

3.00

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

2.61

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

2.40
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service and Entertainment and Recreation Workers, Except Gambling Services, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Ocean City, NJ

3.61

Sheboygan, WI

2.95

Santa Fe, NM

2.56

Johnstown, PA

2.28

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

2.27

Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

2.24

Dubuque, IA

2.16

Gettysburg, PA

2.14

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

2.10

Kingston, NY

1.97
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Gambling Services Workers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

33.54

Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI

29.56

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

28.17

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

26.26

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

16.72

Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

12.16

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

10.96

Reno, NV

9.84

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

8.26

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

7.67
Areas with the highest location quotient for Personal Care and Service Occupations, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

3.14

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

2.53

Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI

2.36

Utica-Rome, NY

1.87

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

1.82

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

1.77

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

1.72

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

1.68

Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

1.67

Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

1.67
Areas with the highest location quotient for Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

17.01

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

11.28

Anchorage, AK

8.12

Bend-Redmond, OR

6.60

Olympia-Tumwater, WA

6.08

Johnson City, TN

6.05

Southwest Montana nonmetropolitan area

5.38

Chattanooga, TN-GA

5.14

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

4.93

Lafayette, LA

4.73
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tree Trimmers and Pruners, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

6.77

Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

5.97

Redding, CA

4.84

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

3.78

Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

3.50

Oklahoma City, OK

3.19

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

2.88

St. Louis, MO-IL

1.94

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

1.90

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

1.88
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

18.59

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

17.75

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

15.56

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

14.68

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

13.05

West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

12.37

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

11.10

Eastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

11.02

Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

9.56

Southeast-Central Idaho nonmetropolitan area

9.21
Areas with the highest location quotient for Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

The Villages, FL

4.49

Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

4.14

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

4.12

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

3.50

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

3.49

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

3.47

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

3.42

Ocean City, NJ

3.34

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

3.21

Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

3.20
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pest Control Workers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Homosassa Springs, FL

4.86

Madera, CA

4.64

Decatur, AL

4.47

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

4.35

Punta Gorda, FL

4.03

Brunswick, GA

3.96

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

3.85

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

3.84

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

3.67

Ocala, FL

3.61
Areas with the highest location quotient for Building Cleaning Workers, All Other, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Salisbury, MD-DE

14.79

Baton Rouge, LA

4.92

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

4.17

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

2.79

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

2.05

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

1.95

Santa Rosa, CA

1.22

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

0.76

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

0.64

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

0.55
Areas with the highest location quotient for Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

6.68

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

4.41

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

4.34

Flagstaff, AZ

4.24

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

3.92

Ocean City, NJ

3.81

Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

3.62

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

3.59

East Stroudsburg, PA

3.48

Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

3.47
Areas with the highest location quotient for Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Ponce, PR

3.32

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

2.69

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

2.26

Mayag「ez, PR

2.22

San German, PR

1.99

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

1.86

Border Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

1.85

Saginaw, MI

1.83

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

1.80

Harrisonburg, VA

1.79
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

4.77

Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.26

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

3.99

Barnstable Town, MA

3.84

Santa Fe, NM

3.81

Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

3.79

Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

3.70

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

3.29

Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.23

Manhattan, KS

3.05
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Ocean City, NJ

3.34

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.27

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

3.09

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

3.04

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

2.94

Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.70

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

2.61

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

2.50

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

2.44

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

2.43
Areas with the highest location quotient for Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

2.94

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

2.45

Ocean City, NJ

2.35

Ponce, PR

2.27

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.21

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

2.10

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

1.99

Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

1.96

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

1.90

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

1.89
Areas with the highest location quotient for Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Napa, CA

9.99

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

6.26

Bakersfield, CA

6.14

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA

5.72

Reno, NV

4.43

California-Lexington Park, MD

4.31

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

4.30

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

3.88

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

3.49

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

3.38
Areas with the highest location quotient for Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

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

3.81

Flagstaff, AZ

2.99

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

2.92

East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

2.85

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

2.64

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

2.61

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

2.53

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

2.53

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

2.51

Santa Fe, NM

2.35
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dishwashers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

2.79

Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.62

Barnstable Town, MA

2.52

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

2.50

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

2.44

Flagstaff, AZ

2.42

Brunswick, GA

2.38

Napa, CA

2.33

Salisbury, MD-DE

2.23

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

2.22
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

4.38

Ocean City, NJ

4.31

Lawrence, KS

4.25

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

3.91

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

3.61

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

3.43

Napa, CA

3.09

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

3.04

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

3.01

Salisbury, MD-DE

2.71
Areas with the highest location quotient for Food Servers, Nonrestaurant, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

3.71

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

2.92

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.83

Duluth, MN-WI

2.80

The Villages, FL

2.75

Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

2.66

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

2.62

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

2.60

Corvallis, OR

2.55

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

2.51
Areas with the highest location quotient for Waiters and Waitresses, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

3.06

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

3.01

The Villages, FL

2.60

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

2.46

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

2.27

Flagstaff, AZ

2.25

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

2.22

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.15

Ocean City, NJ

2.09

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

1.99
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fast Food and Counter Workers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Jacksonville, NC

2.37

Hinesville, GA

2.19

Muncie, IN

1.98

Lubbock, TX

1.87

Lawrence, KS

1.87

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

1.78

Fayetteville, NC

1.75

Muskegon, MI

1.72

Coastal Plains Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

1.71

Sherman-Denison, TX

1.71
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bartenders, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.34

Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

4.28

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.87

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

3.42

Northwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

3.35

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

3.16

Northeastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

3.09

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

3.08

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN

2.85

Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

2.71
Areas with the highest location quotient for Food Preparation Workers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

4.46

Monroe, LA

4.07

Lafayette, LA

4.06

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

3.80

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

3.72

Lake Charles, LA

3.46

Alexandria, LA

3.23

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

2.97

East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

2.94

Fairbanks, AK

2.94
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cooks, All Other, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Napa, CA

12.13

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

9.23

Corvallis, OR

8.10

Eugene, OR

7.17

Santa Rosa, CA

5.94

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

4.40

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

4.26

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

4.19

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

4.16

Northwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

4.08
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cooks, Short Order, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

8.59

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

6.36

West Central-Southwest New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

5.40

Chattanooga, TN-GA

5.30

Johnson City, TN

4.91

Portsmouth, NH-ME

4.57

Rapid City, SD

4.40

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

4.36

Dover-Durham, NH-ME

4.08

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

3.84
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cooks, Restaurant, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

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

3.04

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

2.81

Flagstaff, AZ

2.78

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

2.72

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.54

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

2.49

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

2.42

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

2.37

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

2.32

Punta Gorda, FL

2.30
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cooks, Private Household, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

7.00
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

San German, PR

5.41

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

5.35

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

4.70

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

4.66

Ponce, PR

4.61

Mayag「ez, PR

3.94

Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

3.94

East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.93

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.69

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.69
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cooks, Fast Food, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

4.43

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

4.18

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

4.11

Merced, CA

4.09

Pocatello, ID

4.05

Coeur d'Alene, ID

4.01

Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

3.97

Jackson, MS

3.65

Mayag「ez, PR

3.51

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

3.32
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Guayama, PR

2.39

Jacksonville, NC

2.30

Ocean City, NJ

2.28

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

2.21

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

2.15

Lawrence, KS

1.91

Flagstaff, AZ

1.91

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

1.90

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

1.90

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

1.89
Areas with the highest location quotient for Chefs and Head Cooks, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

4.45

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

4.22

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.77

Napa, CA

3.26

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

3.25

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

3.19

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

3.17

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

3.15

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

3.14

Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.00
Areas with the highest location quotient for Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

2.07

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

1.96

Ocean City, NJ

1.89

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

1.85

Flagstaff, AZ

1.82

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

1.77

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

1.77

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

1.72

Jacksonville, NC

1.71

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

1.68
Areas with the highest location quotient for School Bus Monitors and Protective Service Workers, All Other, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Casper, WY

4.61

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

3.67

El Centro, CA

3.59

Utica-Rome, NY

3.42

Northern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

3.32

Ocean City, NJ

3.31

East Stroudsburg, PA

3.20

Kingston, NY

2.77

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY

2.65

Farmington, NM

2.61
Areas with the highest location quotient for Transportation Security Screeners, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

8.32

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

7.91

Fairbanks, AK

6.01

Punta Gorda, FL

4.77

Billings, MT

4.36

Urban Honolulu, HI

4.34

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

4.11

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

3.67

Anchorage, AK

3.22

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

3.16
Areas with the highest location quotient for Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

6.27

Lawrence, KS

3.36

Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

3.33

East Stroudsburg, PA

3.32

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

3.25

Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.90

Greeley, CO

2.81

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

2.52

Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.38

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

2.28
Areas with the highest location quotient for Crossing Guards and Flaggers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Grand Junction, CO

6.46

Coeur d'Alene, ID

6.18

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

5.98

Pueblo, CO

4.95

Waterbury, CT

3.89

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

3.71

Dover, DE

3.65

Charleston, WV

3.56

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA

3.48

Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

3.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for Security Guards, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Guayama, PR

16.91

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

4.53

The Villages, FL

2.62

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

2.55

Owensboro, KY

2.52

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

2.31

Flint, MI

2.20

Urban Honolulu, HI

2.11

Columbia, SC

2.10

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

1.89
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gambling Surveillance Officers and Gambling Investigators, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

45.46

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

40.82

Lawton, OK

37.07

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

26.08

North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area

24.27

Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI

21.78

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

18.64

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

15.33

Yuma, AZ

15.20

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

15.03
Areas with the highest location quotient for Private Detectives and Investigators, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Kalamazoo-Portage, MI

7.44

Pittsburgh, PA

5.52

Fort Collins, CO

4.80

Richmond, VA

2.98

Worcester, MA-CT

2.63

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

2.34

New Haven, CT

2.20

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

2.18

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN

2.18

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC

2.09
Areas with the highest location quotient for Animal Control Workers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Virginia nonmetropolitan area

8.06

Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area

7.47

Central East New York nonmetropolitan area

7.35

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

5.28

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

5.16

Binghamton, NY

4.31

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

4.18

Coastal Plains Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

4.17

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

4.01

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

3.74
Areas with the highest location quotient for Transit and Railroad Police, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

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

4.94

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

2.09

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

1.77
Areas with the highest location quotient for Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

4.20

Northeast South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

2.23

Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

2.17

Northeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

2.16

Ocean City, NJ

2.15

Northeast Virginia nonmetropolitan area

2.08

Hinesville, GA

2.06

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

2.04

New Bern, NC

1.97

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

1.96
Areas with the highest location quotient for Parking Enforcement Workers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

3.29

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

3.06

El Paso, TX

2.87

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

2.83

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

2.80

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

2.37

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

1.96

Pittsburgh, PA

1.95

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

1.83

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

1.71
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fish and Game Wardens, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

17.28

Arizona nonmetropolitan area

15.81

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

12.35

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

11.28

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

11.01

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

9.60

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

9.28

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

5.08

Hill Country Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

4.93

Coastal Plains Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

4.84
Areas with the highest location quotient for Detectives and Criminal Investigators, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ

37.98

Border Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

30.89

Laredo, TX

17.18

El Centro, CA

14.63

Coastal Plains Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

13.80

Arizona nonmetropolitan area

13.48

Las Cruces, NM

11.28

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

8.00

El Paso, TX

7.47

Brunswick, GA

6.65
Areas with the highest location quotient for Correctional Officers and Jailers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

North Florida nonmetropolitan area

19.08

Pine Bluff, AR

16.26

The Villages, FL

12.24

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

10.78

Hill Country Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

8.80

Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area

8.56

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

8.36

Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

7.08

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

7.04

Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

6.93
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bailiffs, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

9.17

Northeast Virginia nonmetropolitan area

8.23

Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

8.20

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

6.36

East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

6.19

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

5.96

Kingston, NY

5.91

Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area

5.61

Central East New York nonmetropolitan area

5.20

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

4.68
Areas with the highest location quotient for Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

44.56

South Georgia nonmetropolitan area

36.26

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

34.83

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

32.46

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

25.31

Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area

19.76

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

15.49

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

12.19

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

2.53

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

1.87
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fire Inspectors and Investigators, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

El Paso, TX

8.36

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

7.13

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

7.04

Trenton, NJ

6.67

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

6.60

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

2.89

Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI

2.86

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

2.49

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

2.23

Asheville, NC

2.06
Areas with the highest location quotient for Firefighters, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

6.75

Northwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

4.30

North Valley-Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

4.00

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

3.72

Santa Fe, NM

3.56

Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.35

Hammond, LA

3.25

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

2.94

Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

2.84

Mansfield, OH

2.71
Areas with the highest location quotient for Miscellaneous First-Line Supervisors, Protective Service Workers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Northern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

3.41

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

2.76

Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.61

Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

2.56

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

2.36

Arizona nonmetropolitan area

2.32

Santa Fe, NM

2.25

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

2.22

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

2.19

Lawton, OK

2.08
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Firefighting and Prevention Workers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Topeka, KS

5.38

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

4.79

Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

4.43

Prescott, AZ

4.38

Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

4.15

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

4.09

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

4.08

Arizona nonmetropolitan area

3.42

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

3.37

Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.36
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Hinesville, GA

5.53

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

4.64

New Bern, NC

3.52

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

3.48

Savannah, GA

3.46

Punta Gorda, FL

3.35

South Georgia nonmetropolitan area

3.28

Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area

3.17

Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

3.05

Topeka, KS

3.03
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Cumberland, MD-WV

15.76

North Florida nonmetropolitan area

13.09

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

12.68

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

11.99

Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area

11.43

Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

10.95

Hill Country Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

10.66

Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

9.36

West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

8.43

Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area

8.07
Areas with the highest location quotient for Protective Service Occupations, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Guayama, PR

5.87

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

3.46

North Florida nonmetropolitan area

3.43

Pine Bluff, AR

3.12

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

3.07

The Villages, FL

2.93

Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ

2.87

El Centro, CA

2.49

Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.46

Border Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

2.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for Healthcare Support Workers, All Other, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Fayetteville, NC

4.95

Albany, GA

4.57

Ocean City, NJ

4.12

Greenville, NC

3.82

Trenton, NJ

3.79

Clarksville, TN-KY

3.70

Killeen-Temple, TX

3.67

Arizona nonmetropolitan area

3.64

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

3.62

Maryland nonmetropolitan area

3.36
Areas with the highest location quotient for Phlebotomists, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Burlington, NC

7.54

Saginaw, MI

4.10

Lima, OH

4.02

Morgantown, WV

3.86

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL

3.79

Enid, OK

3.26

Rome, GA

3.25

Grants Pass, OR

3.21

Winston-Salem, NC

3.09

Great Falls, MT

3.09
Areas with the highest location quotient for Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Ithaca, NY

4.18

Lexington-Fayette, KY

3.25

Albany, OR

3.15

Jefferson City, MO

2.89

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA

2.80

Northwestern Idaho nonmetropolitan area

2.80

Monroe, LA

2.63

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

2.59

Kingston, NY

2.50

Olympia-Tumwater, WA

2.38
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pharmacy Aides, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Guayama, PR

28.69

San German, PR

16.20

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

13.13

Ponce, PR

12.56

West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

8.30

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

5.87

North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area

4.70

Clarksville, TN-KY

4.61

Yakima, WA

4.27

Modesto, CA

4.15
Areas with the highest location quotient for Medical Transcriptionists, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Corvallis, OR

5.81

Gadsden, AL

4.16

Sioux Falls, SD

3.86

Bismarck, ND

3.81

Chico, CA

3.55

Medford, OR

3.36

Topeka, KS

3.27

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.14

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

3.10

Tucson, AZ

2.90
Areas with the highest location quotient for Medical Equipment Preparers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Grants Pass, OR

4.55

Fargo, ND-MN

3.97

Great Falls, MT

3.88

Sioux Falls, SD

3.22

Greenville, NC

3.15

Morgantown, WV

3.06

Binghamton, NY

3.03

Springfield, MO

2.88

Gadsden, AL

2.86

Corvallis, OR

2.71
Areas with the highest location quotient for Medical Assistants, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

The Villages, FL

2.81

Gainesville, GA

2.72

Lima, OH

2.50

Redding, CA

2.47

Ocala, FL

2.40

Anchorage, AK

2.36

Bangor, ME

2.29

Macon, GA

2.19

Gadsden, AL

2.15

Albuquerque, NM

2.11
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dental Assistants, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

2.53

Pocatello, ID

2.52

Johnstown, PA

2.34

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

2.23

Yakima, WA

2.21

Hot Springs, AR

2.21

Guayama, PR

2.15

Mayag「ez, PR

2.09

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

2.00

Monroe, LA

1.93
Areas with the highest location quotient for Massage Therapists, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Napa, CA

6.40

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

4.39

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

4.36

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

4.26

St. George, UT

3.64

Anchorage, AK

3.26

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

3.16

Pittsfield, MA

2.93

Colorado Springs, CO

2.87

Fort Collins, CO

2.81
Areas with the highest location quotient for Physical Therapist Aides, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

7.07

Sebring, FL

6.04

Jackson, MI

5.37

Abilene, TX

4.88

San Angelo, TX

4.59

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

4.30

Manhattan, KS

4.23

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

4.10

Gadsden, AL

4.08

Grand Island, NE

4.02
Areas with the highest location quotient for Physical Therapist Assistants, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Homosassa Springs, FL

7.96

Cumberland, MD-WV

5.80

Gadsden, AL

4.93

Canton-Massillon, OH

4.09

Pocatello, ID

3.88

Lewiston, ID-WA

3.58

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

3.56

Johnson City, TN

3.51

Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

3.28

Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.23
Areas with the highest location quotient for Occupational Therapy Aides, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

9.44

Baton Rouge, LA

5.81

Lincoln, NE

5.46

Provo-Orem, UT

4.92

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

2.61

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

2.28

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

1.71

Madison, WI

1.55

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

1.22

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

0.93
Areas with the highest location quotient for Occupational Therapy Assistants, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Homosassa Springs, FL

14.15

Cumberland, MD-WV

10.35

Gadsden, AL

7.78

Canton-Massillon, OH

5.75

Racine, WI

5.39

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA

5.31

New Bern, NC

4.97

Williamsport, PA

4.73

Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

4.43

Mansfield, OH

3.76
Areas with the highest location quotient for Psychiatric Aides, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Salem, OR

18.17

Wheeling, WV-OH

14.67

Tallahassee, FL

14.65

Jackson, MS

14.58

Gainesville, FL

14.48

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

13.38

Pueblo, CO

12.01

Southwest Montana nonmetropolitan area

11.28

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

10.46

Alexandria, LA

9.52
Areas with the highest location quotient for Orderlies, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Trenton, NJ

4.89

Mayag「ez, PR

4.02

Lubbock, TX

3.80

Fort Wayne, IN

3.48

Tyler, TX

3.14

Erie, PA

3.05

Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH

2.86

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

2.86

Ponce, PR

2.38

Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC

2.34
Areas with the highest location quotient for Nursing Assistants, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Goldsboro, NC

4.49

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

3.09

East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.78

Bismarck, ND

2.74

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

2.39

Homosassa Springs, FL

2.38

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

2.35

Topeka, KS

2.30

Rochester, MN

2.29

New Bedford, MA

2.28
Areas with the highest location quotient for Home Health and Personal Care Aides, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

6.53

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

6.38

Laredo, TX

3.50

Border Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

3.33

El Centro, CA

3.20

Northern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

2.97

Sherman-Denison, TX

2.95

Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area

2.85

Coastal Plains Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

2.83

Las Cruces, NM

2.69
Areas with the highest location quotient for Healthcare Support Occupations, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

3.67

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

3.67

Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area

2.15

Laredo, TX

2.13

Pittsfield, MA

2.07

Utica-Rome, NY

2.02

Border Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

2.00

Redding, CA

1.98

Grants Pass, OR

1.96

Sherman-Denison, TX

1.95
Areas with the highest location quotient for Health Information Technologists, Medical Registrars, Surgical Assistants, and Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Hammond, LA

11.29

Carson City, NV

6.81

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

4.37

Lynchburg, VA

4.14

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

4.09

Wichita Falls, TX

3.61

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

3.48

Alexandria, LA

3.48

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

3.26

Bangor, ME

3.18
Areas with the highest location quotient for Genetic Counselors, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

2.96

Cleveland-Elyria, OH

2.55

Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC

2.13

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN

1.96

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

1.88

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

1.87

Columbus, OH

1.87

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

1.73

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

1.66

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

1.40
Areas with the highest location quotient for Athletic Trainers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

14.54

Corvallis, OR

5.26

Rome, GA

4.69

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

4.40

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

4.30

Green Bay, WI

3.97

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN

3.83

Tuscaloosa, AL

3.69

Battle Creek, MI

3.66

Terre Haute, IN

3.58
Areas with the highest location quotient for Medical Dosimetrists, Medical Records Specialists, and Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Morgantown, WV

3.61

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

3.43

Madera, CA

2.70

Arizona nonmetropolitan area

2.66

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL

2.46

Athens-Clarke County, GA

2.25

Greenville, NC

2.22

Tyler, TX

2.15

Rochester, MN

2.11

Kennewick-Richland, WA

2.10
Areas with the highest location quotient for Hearing Aid Specialists, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Rockford, IL

17.01

Gainesville, FL

6.74

Urban Honolulu, HI

5.09

Worcester, MA-CT

5.01

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

4.93

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

3.96

St. Louis, MO-IL

2.01

Tucson, AZ

1.59

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

1.35

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

0.77
Areas with the highest location quotient for Orthotists and Prosthetists, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Kalamazoo-Portage, MI

8.21

Cleveland-Elyria, OH

4.09

Salem, OR

3.99

Sioux Falls, SD

3.61

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

3.48

Asheville, NC

3.15

Jackson, MS

2.95

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

2.83

Lansing-East Lansing, MI

2.24

Columbus, OH

2.10
Areas with the highest location quotient for Opticians, Dispensing, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Victoria, TX

3.62

Bloomington, IL

3.55

Flint, MI

3.50

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

3.45

Muncie, IN

3.38

Sioux Falls, SD

3.20

Great Falls, MT

3.15

Bay City, MI

3.08

Walla Walla, WA

2.82

Bowling Green, KY

2.81
Areas with the highest location quotient for Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Wichita Falls, TX

4.10

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

4.08

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

3.52

Hot Springs, AR

3.25

West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

3.13

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

3.05

Johnson City, TN

3.01

Lafayette, LA

2.98

Homosassa Springs, FL

2.89

Monroe, LA

2.88
Areas with the highest location quotient for Ophthalmic Medical Technicians, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Medford, OR

5.62

Wichita Falls, TX

4.09

Tyler, TX

3.81

Wheeling, WV-OH

3.75

Bismarck, ND

3.57

Utica-Rome, NY

3.47

Abilene, TX

3.44

Ann Arbor, MI

3.41

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA

3.26

Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH

3.15
Areas with the highest location quotient for Veterinary Technologists and Technicians, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Ithaca, NY

4.95

Corvallis, OR

4.32

Auburn-Opelika, AL

4.07

College Station-Bryan, TX

4.03

Fort Collins, CO

3.83

Champaign-Urbana, IL

3.46

Homosassa Springs, FL

3.36

Athens-Clarke County, GA

3.23

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

3.18

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

2.98
Areas with the highest location quotient for Surgical Technologists, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Mayag「ez, PR

4.45

Florence, SC

4.00

Owensboro, KY

3.36

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

3.30

Rome, GA

3.00

Sioux Falls, SD

2.81

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

2.76

Wausau, WI

2.73

Rapid City, SD

2.60

Lima, OH

2.51
Areas with the highest location quotient for Psychiatric Technicians, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Kankakee, IL

32.74

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA

15.49

Staunton-Waynesboro, VA

13.60

Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area

7.22

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV

7.04

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

6.61

Topeka, KS

5.00

Tallahassee, FL

4.96

Ann Arbor, MI

4.72

Fresno, CA

4.64
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pharmacy Technicians, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Arecibo, PR

4.91

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

4.18

Ponce, PR

3.22

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

2.84

El Paso, TX

2.53

Mayag「ez, PR

2.24

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

2.08

The Villages, FL

2.01

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA

2.00

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

1.98
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dietetic Technicians, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area

10.06

West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

9.24

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

6.62

New Bedford, MA

6.13

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

5.73

Yuba City, CA

5.23

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

5.08

Glens Falls, NY

4.52

Peoria, IL

4.40

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA

4.18
Areas with the highest location quotient for Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Rochester, MN

4.22

Northeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.08

Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

3.97

Johnstown, PA

3.71

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.62

Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area

3.52

Florence, SC

3.10

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

3.09

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

3.05

Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.04
Areas with the highest location quotient for Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

4.79

Manchester, NH

4.47

Columbia, MO

3.37

Peoria, IL

3.04

Bowling Green, KY

2.98

Monroe, LA

2.89

Portsmouth, NH-ME

2.79

Canton-Massillon, OH

2.71

Ponce, PR

2.59

Dubuque, IA

2.57
Areas with the highest location quotient for Radiologic Technologists and Technicians, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

3.66

Great Falls, MT

2.89

Sherman-Denison, TX

2.87

Morgantown, WV

2.85

Victoria, TX

2.53

Carbondale-Marion, IL

2.45

Athens-Clarke County, GA

2.37

Punta Gorda, FL

2.33

Dothan, AL

2.30

Rome, GA

2.27
Areas with the highest location quotient for Nuclear Medicine Technologists, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Sioux Falls, SD

5.83

Morgantown, WV

5.41

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL

2.85

Ocala, FL

2.80

Canton-Massillon, OH

2.72

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR

2.63

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

2.61

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL

2.37

Chattanooga, TN-GA

2.25

Jacksonville, FL

2.21
Areas with the highest location quotient for Diagnostic Medical Sonographers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Greenville, NC

3.13

Macon, GA

3.07

Carbondale-Marion, IL

2.95

Beckley, WV

2.95

Lima, OH

2.54

Morgantown, WV

2.49

Arecibo, PR

2.29

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

2.23

Waterbury, CT

2.20

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

2.20
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Morgantown, WV

5.55

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

3.33

Peoria, IL

3.10

Ann Arbor, MI

3.06

Cumberland, MD-WV

2.94

Huntsville, AL

2.92

Ponce, PR

2.88

Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH

2.74

Florence, SC

2.74

Terre Haute, IN

2.71
Areas with the highest location quotient for Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Burlington, NC

15.30

Arecibo, PR

3.52

San German, PR

3.41

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

3.39

Brunswick, GA

3.08

Rochester, MN

2.96

Mayag「ez, PR

2.73

Columbia, MO

2.71

Morgantown, WV

2.40

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

2.37
Areas with the highest location quotient for Acupuncturists and Healthcare Diagnosing or Treating Practitioners, All Other, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

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

7.17

Iowa City, IA

6.39

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN

5.62

Gainesville, FL

4.62

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

4.30

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

3.98

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

3.54

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

3.48

Greenville, NC

3.45

Ann Arbor, MI

3.35
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dental Hygienists, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

2.74

Medford, OR

2.41

Barnstable Town, MA

2.30

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

2.28

Midland, MI

2.28

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

2.25

Flint, MI

2.10

Lima, OH

2.08

Grants Pass, OR

2.07

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

2.04
Areas with the highest location quotient for Surgeons, Except Ophthalmologists, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Morgantown, WV

7.74

Charleston, WV

5.64

Muskegon, MI

4.33

Manchester, NH

4.21

South Georgia nonmetropolitan area

4.18

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

3.64

Flint, MI

3.56

Sioux Falls, SD

3.47

Killeen-Temple, TX

3.45

Winchester, VA-WV

3.39
Areas with the highest location quotient for Physicians, All Other; and Ophthalmologists, Except Pediatric, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Charlottesville, VA

4.11

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

3.84

Muncie, IN

3.73

Corvallis, OR

3.64

Asheville, NC

3.28

Ann Arbor, MI

2.73

Greenville, NC

2.58

Jackson, MI

2.57

Killeen-Temple, TX

2.53

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

2.38
Areas with the highest location quotient for Psychiatrists, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA

8.80

Goldsboro, NC

7.20

Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

5.35

Staunton-Waynesboro, VA

4.70

Iowa City, IA

4.32

Eugene, OR

3.46

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

2.87

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

2.75

Lynchburg, VA

2.67

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

2.30
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pediatricians, General, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

4.79

Worcester, MA-CT

4.12

West Central-Southwest New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.73

Asheville, NC

3.57

Killeen-Temple, TX

3.21

Kalamazoo-Portage, MI

3.11

Cleveland-Elyria, OH

3.01

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

2.98

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

2.96

St. Cloud, MN

2.65
Areas with the highest location quotient for Obstetricians and Gynecologists, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Carbondale-Marion, IL

6.86

Roanoke, VA

6.46

Saginaw, MI

5.57

Danbury, CT

5.11

Salinas, CA

4.39

Champaign-Urbana, IL

3.99

Bend-Redmond, OR

3.19

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

2.83

Salisbury, MD-DE

2.65

Portsmouth, NH-ME

2.64
Areas with the highest location quotient for General Internal Medicine Physicians, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Roanoke, VA

7.46

Mayag「ez, PR

5.75

Ponce, PR

5.50

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

4.46

Flint, MI

4.25

Champaign-Urbana, IL

4.23

Carson City, NV

4.18

Tyler, TX

3.92

Elmira, NY

3.84

Charleston-North Charleston, SC

3.29
Areas with the highest location quotient for Family Medicine Physicians, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Columbia, MO

8.65

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL

5.00

Grand Forks, ND-MN

4.54

Coeur d'Alene, ID

4.38

Sebring, FL

4.11

Jacksonville, FL

4.09

Florence, SC

3.91

Carbondale-Marion, IL

3.90

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC

3.64

Pocatello, ID

3.50
Areas with the highest location quotient for Anesthesiologists, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Reno, NV

3.52

West Central-Southwest New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.14

Rockford, IL

2.52

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

2.22

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

1.98

Charleston-North Charleston, SC

1.87

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

1.74

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN

1.74

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

1.55

Sioux Falls, SD

1.45
Areas with the highest location quotient for Audiologists, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

14.40

Lynchburg, VA

7.57

Boulder, CO

5.24

Dayton, OH

3.19

Raleigh, NC

2.70

Salem, OR

2.63

Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC

2.39

Springfield, MO

2.37

St. Louis, MO-IL

2.25

Urban Honolulu, HI

2.17
Areas with the highest location quotient for Nurse Practitioners, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Jonesboro, AR

5.11

Hattiesburg, MS

3.17

Johnson City, TN

2.92

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

2.71

Jackson, MS

2.64

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

2.63

Knoxville, TN

2.61

Jackson, TN

2.54

Albany, GA

2.48

Ithaca, NY

2.43
Areas with the highest location quotient for Nurse Midwives, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Champaign-Urbana, IL

7.85

Ann Arbor, MI

5.55

Reading, PA

4.94

Anchorage, AK

3.88

Trenton, NJ

3.23

Albuquerque, NM

2.84

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

2.62

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

2.15

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

2.00

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

1.91
Areas with the highest location quotient for Nurse Anesthetists, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Morgantown, WV

11.52

Charleston, WV

5.30

Columbia, MO

5.01

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

4.45

Sioux Falls, SD

4.42

Huntsville, AL

4.24

Tyler, TX

4.15

Dothan, AL

4.09

Charleston-North Charleston, SC

3.88

Jackson, TN

3.81
Areas with the highest location quotient for Registered Nurses, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

3.20

Morgantown, WV

2.42

Greenville, NC

2.25

Ann Arbor, MI

2.05

Sioux Falls, SD

1.98

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

1.95

Gainesville, FL

1.94

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN

1.93

Iowa City, IA

1.93

Mayag「ez, PR

1.92
Areas with the highest location quotient for Veterinarians, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Ocala, FL

4.12

Northwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

3.15

Bend-Redmond, OR

3.01

Athens-Clarke County, GA

2.92

Auburn-Opelika, AL

2.88

Northeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

2.76

College Station-Bryan, TX

2.74

Harrisonburg, VA

2.72

Gainesville, FL

2.69

Fort Collins, CO

2.65
Areas with the highest location quotient for Therapists, All Other, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

15.52

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

6.27

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

5.35

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

5.09

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

4.66

Fort Collins, CO

3.91

Northern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

3.70

Columbus, OH

3.14

Lexington-Fayette, KY

3.06

Albuquerque, NM

2.83
Areas with the highest location quotient for Exercise Physiologists, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Ann Arbor, MI

4.72

Roanoke, VA

4.15

Chattanooga, TN-GA

2.88

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

2.68

Tulsa, OK

2.48

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

2.45

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

2.30

Madison, WI

2.19

Columbia, SC

2.14

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

2.10
Areas with the highest location quotient for Speech-Language Pathologists, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Homosassa Springs, FL

3.50

Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

2.40

North Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

2.36

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

2.21

Greenville, NC

2.17

Gadsden, AL

2.17

Dover-Durham, NH-ME

2.01

Colorado Springs, CO

2.01

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

1.95

Jonesboro, AR

1.91
Areas with the highest location quotient for Respiratory Therapists, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Victoria, TX

4.35

Rome, GA

3.27

Jonesboro, AR

3.15

Charleston, WV

2.34

Johnson City, TN

2.30

Muncie, IN

2.25

Macon, GA

2.25

Carbondale-Marion, IL

2.24

Saginaw, MI

2.18

Yuba City, CA

2.16
Areas with the highest location quotient for Recreational Therapists, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Alexandria, LA

6.15

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA

5.62

Salem, OR

4.61

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN

4.40

Topeka, KS

3.65

Jefferson City, MO

3.60

Ann Arbor, MI

3.42

Columbus, GA-AL

3.31

Worcester, MA-CT

3.28

Provo-Orem, UT

3.13
Areas with the highest location quotient for Radiation Therapists, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN

5.17

Madison, WI

3.26

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

3.14

Gainesville, FL

3.04

Appleton, WI

2.84

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

2.67

Killeen-Temple, TX

2.23

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

2.10

Oklahoma City, OK

2.08

Rochester, NY

2.05
Areas with the highest location quotient for Physical Therapists, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Punta Gorda, FL

3.04

Abilene, TX

2.68

Coeur d'Alene, ID

2.47

Gadsden, AL

2.40

Rochester, MN

2.25

Johnstown, PA

2.18

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

2.16

Homosassa Springs, FL

2.13

Corvallis, OR

2.10

Athens-Clarke County, GA

2.05
Areas with the highest location quotient for Occupational Therapists, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Cumberland, MD-WV

5.51

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

4.14

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

3.28

Elmira, NY

2.86

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

2.50

New Bern, NC

2.38

Dalton, GA

2.37

New Bedford, MA

2.28

Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

2.26

Saginaw, MI

2.24
Areas with the highest location quotient for Podiatrists, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Roanoke, VA

6.39

Montgomery, AL

3.39

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN

2.79

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA

2.73

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

2.72

Reading, PA

2.64

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

2.11

Lancaster, PA

2.08

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

1.96

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

1.88
Areas with the highest location quotient for Physician Assistants, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Muncie, IN

4.68

Ann Arbor, MI

4.19

Asheville, NC

3.57

Altoona, PA

3.37

Beckley, WV

3.07

Iowa City, IA

3.05

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

2.94

Rome, GA

2.87

Fayetteville, NC

2.80

Waterbury, CT

2.52
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pharmacists, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

3.00

Fargo, ND-MN

2.53

Arecibo, PR

2.20

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

2.15

Iowa City, IA

2.14

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

2.10

Danville, IL

2.08

Springfield, MO

2.05

Johnson City, TN

1.96

Morgantown, WV

1.93
Areas with the highest location quotient for Optometrists, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

South Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

3.85

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

2.88

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

2.74

Lebanon, PA

2.55

Wheeling, WV-OH

2.51

Altoona, PA

2.31

East Stroudsburg, PA

2.30

Pittsburgh, PA

2.26

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.25

State College, PA

2.24
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dietitians and Nutritionists, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Columbus, GA-AL

4.02

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

3.03

Northwestern Idaho nonmetropolitan area

2.99

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL

2.97

Iowa City, IA

2.86

Rochester, MN

2.64

Mayag「ez, PR

2.64

Alexandria, LA

2.57

Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area

2.47

Erie, PA

2.38
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dentists, All Other Specialists, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

2.16

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

1.34

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

1.11

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

1.08

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

1.08

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

0.95

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

0.82

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

0.73

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

0.66

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

0.58
Areas with the highest location quotient for Orthodontists, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

3.44

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

2.95

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

2.04

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

1.54

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

0.36
Areas with the highest location quotient for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

6.19

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

2.72

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

1.80

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

1.59

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

0.87

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

0.62
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dentists, General, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

2.75

St. George, UT

2.66

Cheyenne, WY

2.54

The Villages, FL

2.17

Rocky Mount, NC

2.17

Prescott, AZ

2.17

Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY

2.17

Provo-Orem, UT

2.15

Portland-South Portland, ME

2.14

Leominster-Gardner, MA

2.07
Areas with the highest location quotient for Chiropractors, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

3.83

Fond du Lac, WI

3.37

Bismarck, ND

3.19

Farmington, NM

3.17

Fargo, ND-MN

3.14

Southwest Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.09

Eau Claire, WI

2.96

Bend-Redmond, OR

2.96

Anchorage, AK

2.82

Appleton, WI

2.79
Areas with the highest location quotient for Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Rochester, MN

3.70

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

2.38

Morgantown, WV

2.25

Johnson City, TN

1.81

Gainesville, FL

1.81

Ann Arbor, MI

1.80

Greenville, NC

1.77

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

1.71

Rome, GA

1.67

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

1.65
Areas with the highest location quotient for Lighting Technicians and Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

8.35

Ann Arbor, MI

6.29

Colorado Springs, CO

5.17

Urban Honolulu, HI

3.82

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

2.17

Eugene, OR

2.17

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

2.16

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

1.97

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

1.93

Salinas, CA

1.91
Areas with the highest location quotient for Film and Video Editors, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

7.58

Missoula, MT

3.33

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

2.58

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

2.44

Boulder, CO

1.90

Austin-Round Rock, TX

1.89

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

1.85

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

1.69

Provo-Orem, UT

1.57

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

1.39
Areas with the highest location quotient for Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Film, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Missoula, MT

4.62

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

3.82

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

3.55

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

2.95

South Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

2.46

Portland-South Portland, ME

2.43

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

2.40

Tulsa, OK

2.21

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

2.06

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

1.97
Areas with the highest location quotient for Photographers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

3.82

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

3.33

Hammond, LA

2.88

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

2.79

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

2.77

Asheville, NC

2.10

Urban Honolulu, HI

2.07

Rockford, IL

2.00

Springfield, MO

1.98

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

1.96
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sound Engineering Technicians, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Medford, OR

11.44

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

6.22

Salt Lake City, UT

4.30

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

2.45

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

2.06

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

2.00

Asheville, NC

1.96

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

1.85

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

1.68

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

1.66
Areas with the highest location quotient for Broadcast Technicians, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Columbia, SC

5.87

Missoula, MT

4.89

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

3.69

Medford, OR

3.63

Bismarck, ND

3.63

Macon, GA

3.52

Tallahassee, FL

3.09

Fargo, ND-MN

2.65

State College, PA

2.56

Madison, WI

2.45
Areas with the highest location quotient for Audio and Video Technicians, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

13.26

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

4.44

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

3.47

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

3.34

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

2.53

Reno, NV

2.40

Anchorage, AK

2.40

Salt Lake City, UT

2.33

Lafayette, LA

2.04

Lancaster, PA

2.00
Areas with the highest location quotient for Media and Communication Workers, All Other, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

15.04

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

5.55

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

4.63

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

3.39

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

3.17

Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

3.11

Dayton, OH

2.78

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

2.71

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

2.54

Charlottesville, VA

2.38
Areas with the highest location quotient for Court Reporters and Simultaneous Captioners, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Bloomington, IN

5.75

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

5.22

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

4.32

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

3.88

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

3.38

North Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

2.92

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

2.38

Montgomery, AL

2.29

Evansville, IN-KY

2.28

West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

2.24
Areas with the highest location quotient for Interpreters and Translators, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Harrisonburg, VA

5.26

St. Cloud, MN

4.80

Ann Arbor, MI

3.94

Fresno, CA

3.82

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC

3.46

Salt Lake City, UT

3.19

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

2.81

Sioux Falls, SD

2.64

Austin-Round Rock, TX

2.42

Burlington, NC

2.34
Areas with the highest location quotient for Writers and Authors, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Provo-Orem, UT

3.86

Ithaca, NY

3.16

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

2.66

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

2.29

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

2.27

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

2.26

Manchester, NH

2.24

Dover-Durham, NH-ME

2.14

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

2.14

Ann Arbor, MI

2.14
Areas with the highest location quotient for Technical Writers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

California-Lexington Park, MD

7.50

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

4.34

Idaho Falls, ID

3.99

Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI

3.96

Huntsville, AL

3.85

Logan, UT-ID

3.66

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

3.23

Raleigh, NC

3.00

Colorado Springs, CO

2.88

Trenton, NJ

2.77
Areas with the highest location quotient for Editors, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Glens Falls, NY

6.64

Charlottesville, VA

5.24

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

3.28

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

2.92

Ithaca, NY

2.74

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

2.38

Champaign-Urbana, IL

2.26

Ann Arbor, MI

2.24

Boulder, CO

2.08

Danbury, CT

2.07
Areas with the highest location quotient for Public Relations Specialists, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

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

4.56

Olympia-Tumwater, WA

3.24

Lansing-East Lansing, MI

3.00

Jefferson City, MO

2.72

Ames, IA

2.37

Corvallis, OR

2.32

Tallahassee, FL

2.28

Austin-Round Rock, TX

2.27

Columbia, MO

2.09

Jackson, MS

2.00
Areas with the highest location quotient for News Analysts, Reporters, and Journalists, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Beckley, WV

3.75

Missoula, MT

3.60

Wichita Falls, TX

3.49

Fargo, ND-MN

3.42

Eastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

3.08

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

2.99

Hill Country Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

2.98

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

2.90

Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

2.89

West Montana nonmetropolitan area

2.46
Areas with the highest location quotient for Broadcast Announcers and Radio Disc Jockeys, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

7.80

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL

6.30

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

4.87

Rapid City, SD

4.53

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

4.46

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.37

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.18

Grand Forks, ND-MN

4.17

San Angelo, TX

4.04

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

4.01
Areas with the highest location quotient for Miscellaneous Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

17.16

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

7.32

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

7.01

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

5.87

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL

5.08

Green Bay, WI

3.74

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

3.36

Colorado Springs, CO

2.83

Boulder, CO

2.77

Fargo, ND-MN

2.53
Areas with the highest location quotient for Musicians and Singers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

8.45

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

6.58

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

6.34

Eugene, OR

5.97

Great Falls, MT

5.86

Albany, OR

5.67

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

4.81

Urban Honolulu, HI

3.51

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY

3.26

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

3.15
Areas with the highest location quotient for Music Directors and Composers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

7.54

Medford, OR

7.26

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

6.36

Eugene, OR

6.17

Southwest Montana nonmetropolitan area

5.84

Bend-Redmond, OR

5.82

Rochester, NY

5.57

Boise City, ID

5.42

Binghamton, NY

5.20

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY

4.39
Areas with the highest location quotient for Choreographers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Casper, WY

28.52

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

22.75

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

22.20

Alexandria, LA

19.92

Sioux Falls, SD

15.80

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

5.80

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

2.88

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

1.08

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

0.77

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

0.67
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dancers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

12.39

Urban Honolulu, HI

8.62

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

8.27

Provo-Orem, UT

5.46

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

3.72

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

2.72

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

2.50

Kansas City, MO-KS

1.94

Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC

1.69

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

1.65
Areas with the highest location quotient for Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Provo-Orem, UT

18.19

Ann Arbor, MI

14.59

St. George, UT

12.36

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL

8.49

Greeley, CO

7.22

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

6.49

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

6.18

Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

5.88

Champaign-Urbana, IL

5.43

North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area

5.37
Areas with the highest location quotient for Coaches and Scouts, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

4.64

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

3.94

Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

3.86

Western Washington nonmetropolitan area

3.65

Olympia-Tumwater, WA

3.53

Lawrence, KS

3.43

Bay City, MI

3.29

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA

3.28

Mankato-North Mankato, MN

3.26

Midland, MI

3.00
Areas with the highest location quotient for Athletes and Sports Competitors, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

7.85

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

6.10

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

5.35

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN

4.77

Oklahoma City, OK

4.38

Reading, PA

4.34

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

4.02

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

3.51

Peoria, IL

3.46

Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC

3.23
Areas with the highest location quotient for Producers and Directors, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

4.81

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

3.05

Medford, OR

2.13

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

2.06

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

2.00

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

1.90

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

1.80

Missoula, MT

1.67

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

1.58

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

1.46
Areas with the highest location quotient for Actors, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

7.81

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

6.44

Medford, OR

4.99

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

2.18

East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

2.03

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

2.02

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

1.98

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

1.88

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

1.64

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

1.53
Areas with the highest location quotient for Designers, All Other, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Lake Charles, LA

27.01

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

6.53

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

4.22

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

3.69

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

2.68

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

2.67

Fort Collins, CO

2.57

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

2.20

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC

2.03

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

1.62
Areas with the highest location quotient for Set and Exhibit Designers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Santa Fe, NM

14.42

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

4.72

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

4.46

Albuquerque, NM

4.28

Lancaster, PA

2.81

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

2.75

Ann Arbor, MI

2.69

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

2.40

Urban Honolulu, HI

2.08

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

1.98
Areas with the highest location quotient for Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Dothan, AL

4.25

Idaho Falls, ID

3.74

Athens-Clarke County, GA

3.30

Mobile, AL

2.69

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

2.66

Missoula, MT

2.54

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

2.25

Wenatchee, WA

2.18

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

2.10

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

1.97
Areas with the highest location quotient for Interior Designers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

5.63

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.35

Savannah, GA

3.24

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

2.77

Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

2.67

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

2.54

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

2.47

Kalamazoo-Portage, MI

2.29

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

2.15

Sioux Falls, SD

2.14
Areas with the highest location quotient for Graphic Designers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

2.32

Provo-Orem, UT

2.19

Boulder, CO

2.14

Peoria, IL

1.95

Sheboygan, WI

1.77

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

1.58

Lincoln, NE

1.56

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

1.54

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

1.53

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

1.53
Areas with the highest location quotient for Floral Designers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area

3.92

Springfield, IL

3.91

Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area

3.82

Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

3.48

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

3.42

Springfield, MO

3.38

Homosassa Springs, FL

3.35

Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

3.34

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

3.19

Southeast-Central Idaho nonmetropolitan area

2.85
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fashion Designers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

6.42

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

5.92

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

4.38

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

2.69

Portland-South Portland, ME

2.36

Boulder, CO

2.19

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

1.38

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

1.31

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

1.11

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

1.06
Areas with the highest location quotient for Commercial and Industrial Designers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Dubuque, IA

7.81

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

6.63

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

5.65

Burlington, NC

4.83

Dalton, GA

4.26

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

4.25

Monroe, MI

4.16

Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

3.78

Ann Arbor, MI

3.49

Muskegon, MI

3.46
Areas with the highest location quotient for Artists and Related Workers, All Other, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Salt Lake City, UT

12.48

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

9.63

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

2.51

Madison, WI

1.92

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

1.65

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

1.41

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

1.37

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

1.19

Cleveland-Elyria, OH

0.97

Austin-Round Rock, TX

0.94
Areas with the highest location quotient for Special Effects Artists and Animators, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Austin-Round Rock, TX

6.65

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

6.60

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

5.85

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

5.19

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

4.00

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

2.71

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

2.25

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

2.03

Raleigh, NC

1.95

Boulder, CO

1.70
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Logan, UT-ID

6.70

Medford, OR

4.37

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

4.02

Asheville, NC

3.87

Champaign-Urbana, IL

3.76

Central East New York nonmetropolitan area

3.44

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

3.28

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

3.08

Provo-Orem, UT

2.97

Fort Collins, CO

2.52
Areas with the highest location quotient for Craft Artists, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

9.68

Hill Country Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

9.45

Provo-Orem, UT

5.29

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

4.61

Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

4.45

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

3.93

Raleigh, NC

3.33

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

2.95

St. Louis, MO-IL

2.15

Austin-Round Rock, TX

2.07
Areas with the highest location quotient for Art Directors, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Boulder, CO

4.34

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

3.18

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

2.56

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

2.54

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

2.39

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

2.34

Bend-Redmond, OR

2.20

Austin-Round Rock, TX

1.99

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

1.93

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

1.66
Areas with the highest location quotient for Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

2.13

Missoula, MT

1.71

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

1.70

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

1.66

Boulder, CO

1.61

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

1.58

Lawrence, KS

1.58

Ann Arbor, MI

1.50

Austin-Round Rock, TX

1.45

Provo-Orem, UT

1.42
Areas with the highest location quotient for Educational Instruction and Library Workers, All Other, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

24.26

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

24.02

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

18.04

Corvallis, OR

17.64

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

11.85

Warner Robins, GA

8.12

Greenville, NC

7.53

Bend-Redmond, OR

5.43

Albany, GA

4.77

Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

4.75
Areas with the highest location quotient for Teaching Assistants, Except Postsecondary, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Logan, UT-ID

3.27

Hinesville, GA

2.88

Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

2.64

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

2.50

Central East New York nonmetropolitan area

2.49

Watertown-Fort Drum, NY

2.47

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

2.40

Kingston, NY

2.38

Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

2.37

Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

2.37
Areas with the highest location quotient for Teaching Assistants, Postsecondary, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Ann Arbor, MI

41.87

Gainesville, FL

30.17

College Station-Bryan, TX

26.96

Tallahassee, FL

17.33

Lansing-East Lansing, MI

16.68

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

11.15

Madison, WI

5.76

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

4.70

Salt Lake City, UT

3.03

Syracuse, NY

2.88
Areas with the highest location quotient for Instructional Coordinators, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Ithaca, NY

11.14

Victoria, TX

3.99

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

3.61

Wichita Falls, TX

3.54

Lawrence, KS

3.40

Corvallis, OR

3.32

Greenville, NC

3.30

Valdosta, GA

3.08

Albany, GA

2.78

Trenton, NJ

2.72
Areas with the highest location quotient for Farm and Home Management Educators, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Lexington-Fayette, KY

37.37

Fargo, ND-MN

19.59

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

17.66

Ponce, PR

17.06

South Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

11.69

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

11.46

Northeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

10.79

Huntsville, AL

10.31

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

9.86

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

9.50
Areas with the highest location quotient for Library Technicians, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Ithaca, NY

6.37

Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

5.77

Lawrence, KS

4.95

Jackson, MI

4.75

Champaign-Urbana, IL

4.56

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.30

Eastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

4.27

Florence, SC

4.26

Northwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

4.09

Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

3.80
Areas with the highest location quotient for Librarians and Media Collections Specialists, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Ithaca, NY

4.62

Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.72

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

3.48

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

3.20

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.05

West Central-Southwest New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

2.88

Arecibo, PR

2.83

Champaign-Urbana, IL

2.82

Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

2.68

Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

2.64
Areas with the highest location quotient for Museum Technicians and Conservators, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Santa Fe, NM

6.34

St. Louis, MO-IL

5.97

New Haven, CT

5.72

Charlottesville, VA

5.24

Central East New York nonmetropolitan area

3.38

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

3.29

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

3.26

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

2.89

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

2.81

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.75
Areas with the highest location quotient for Curators, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

12.06

Gainesville, FL

5.09

Northeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.07

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

3.72

Alaska nonmetropolitan area

3.20

New Haven, CT

2.93

Raleigh, NC

2.92

Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

2.87

Southwest Montana nonmetropolitan area

2.71

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

2.66
Areas with the highest location quotient for Archivists, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Montgomery, AL

5.49

Ann Arbor, MI

3.84

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

3.48

Madison, WI

3.44

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

3.39

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

2.92

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR

2.38

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA

2.08

Springfield, MA-CT

2.04

Charleston-North Charleston, SC

1.90
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tutors and Teachers and Instructors, All Other, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

7.94

Salinas, CA

7.07

Ponce, PR

5.63

Columbus, GA-AL

5.46

Urban Honolulu, HI

5.12

Guayama, PR

4.92

Lawton, OK

4.69

Warner Robins, GA

4.54

Arecibo, PR

4.25

El Centro, CA

4.12
Areas with the highest location quotient for Substitute Teachers, Short-Term, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Merced, CA

6.38

Visalia-Porterville, CA

5.06

Great Falls, MT

4.57

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

4.37

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

4.29

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.92

Stockton-Lodi, CA

3.86

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.79

Border Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

3.71

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

3.69
Areas with the highest location quotient for Self-Enrichment Teachers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Corvallis, OR

4.58

Ithaca, NY

3.20

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

3.06

Kalamazoo-Portage, MI

3.02

Eastern Sierra-Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.93

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

2.84

Provo-Orem, UT

2.72

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

2.71

Greenville, NC

2.71

Logan, UT-ID

2.65
Areas with the highest location quotient for Adult Basic Education, Adult Secondary Education, and English as a Second Language Instructors, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Goldsboro, NC

6.44

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.54

Southeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

5.10

Asheville, NC

4.94

Yakima, WA

4.48

Northeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.37

Jackson, MS

4.09

Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.85

Muskegon, MI

3.34

Rockford, IL

3.24
Areas with the highest location quotient for Special Education Teachers, All Other, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

5.12

Northern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

4.60

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

4.56

North Valley-Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

4.12

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC

3.99

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

3.89

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.82

Muskegon, MI

3.72

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

3.53

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

3.35
Areas with the highest location quotient for Special Education Teachers, Secondary School, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Carbondale-Marion, IL

4.74

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

4.41

Altoona, PA

3.38

Watertown-Fort Drum, NY

3.15

Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

3.13

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

2.95

Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area

2.92

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

2.92

Central East New York nonmetropolitan area

2.81

Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

2.78
Areas with the highest location quotient for Special Education Teachers, Middle School, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

4.14

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

3.68

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.55

Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area

3.33

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.19

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

2.97

Savannah, GA

2.94

Ocean City, NJ

2.90

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

2.70

Northwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

2.67
Areas with the highest location quotient for Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

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

4.59

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

4.01

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.90

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

3.79

Kingston, NY

3.08

Lawton, OK

2.98

Hammond, LA

2.93

Fairbanks, AK

2.85

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

2.82

Monroe, LA

2.63
Areas with the highest location quotient for Special Education Teachers, Preschool, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Binghamton, NY

9.46

Jonesboro, AR

5.22

Fort Collins, CO

5.13

Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

4.87

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

4.36

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

4.05

Duluth, MN-WI

3.96

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

3.76

Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

3.73

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

3.56
Areas with the highest location quotient for Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

5.89

East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.99

Danbury, CT

4.72

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

4.55

Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

4.27

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

4.13

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

4.06

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

4.04

Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

4.03

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

3.91
Areas with the highest location quotient for Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

3.86

East-Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.01

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

2.88

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

2.73

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

2.71

North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.70

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

2.63

Glens Falls, NY

2.60

Yuba City, CA

2.53

Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

2.48
Areas with the highest location quotient for Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

11.66

Nevada nonmetropolitan area

6.24

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

5.00

South Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

4.99

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

4.66

Greensboro-High Point, NC

4.28

Boulder, CO

4.16

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA

3.95

Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

3.92

Syracuse, NY

3.64
Areas with the highest location quotient for Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

3.75

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

3.28

Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

3.27

Yuba City, CA

3.17

Morristown, TN

3.04

South Georgia nonmetropolitan area

2.96

Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area

2.93

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

2.77

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA

2.70

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

2.67
Areas with the highest location quotient for Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

2.87

North Valley-Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.51

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

2.40

Arecibo, PR

2.33

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

2.33

Madera, CA

2.31

Jacksonville, NC

2.29

Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH

2.25

Goldsboro, NC

2.25

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

2.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

5.35

Yakima, WA

3.31

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

3.18

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

3.13

Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

3.12

Kennewick-Richland, WA

3.06

Killeen-Temple, TX

3.02

Merced, CA

3.00

Bellingham, WA

2.97

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

2.92
Areas with the highest location quotient for Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Sebring, FL

2.90

Guayama, PR

2.64

Ames, IA

2.47

Dover-Durham, NH-ME

2.32

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

2.24

Homosassa Springs, FL

2.12

North Florida nonmetropolitan area

2.04

Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

1.98

Lewiston, ID-WA

1.96

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

1.95
Areas with the highest location quotient for Postsecondary Teachers, All Other, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Las Cruces, NM

11.86

Chico, CA

9.93

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA

7.88

North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area

4.72

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

3.55

Fresno, CA

3.29

Lafayette, LA

2.43

Savannah, GA

2.39

Cheyenne, WY

2.29

Kansas nonmetropolitan area

2.15
Areas with the highest location quotient for Career/Technical Education Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Jacksonville, NC

7.48

Enid, OK

7.33

Kokomo, IN

6.46

Albany, GA

6.28

Logan, UT-ID

5.86

Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

5.85

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

5.62

Walla Walla, WA

5.42

Carbondale-Marion, IL

5.35

Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN

4.94
Areas with the highest location quotient for Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

College Station-Bryan, TX

15.81

Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

12.57

Central East New York nonmetropolitan area

10.35

Springfield, MA-CT

6.66

Tyler, TX

6.42

Eugene, OR

5.27

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

4.74

Fargo, ND-MN

4.59

Utica-Rome, NY

4.18

St. Cloud, MN

3.75
Areas with the highest location quotient for Family and Consumer Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

32.78

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

1.35

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

1.15
Areas with the highest location quotient for Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Charlottesville, VA

4.75

Rochester, NY

4.43

West Central-Southwest New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

4.29

Lexington-Fayette, KY

3.96

Jackson, TN

3.47

St. Cloud, MN

3.07

Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area

2.96

Dayton, OH

2.83

Syracuse, NY

2.63

Kansas nonmetropolitan area

2.53
Areas with the highest location quotient for History Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

5.82

Binghamton, NY

4.83

Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.77

Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

4.51

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

4.28

Ann Arbor, MI

4.24

Flint, MI

4.12

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

3.75

West Central-Southwest New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.63

Worcester, MA-CT

3.44
Areas with the highest location quotient for Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

West Central-Southwest New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

7.27

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

5.83

Northwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

5.34

Eugene, OR

5.31

Springfield, MA-CT

4.30

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

3.41

Binghamton, NY

3.38

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

3.11

Syracuse, NY

2.95

Ann Arbor, MI

2.23
Areas with the highest location quotient for English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Ann Arbor, MI

5.11

Tuscaloosa, AL

4.48

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

3.89

Kingston, NY

3.85

College Station-Bryan, TX

3.55

Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.42

Springfield, MA-CT

3.23

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

3.21

Syracuse, NY

3.15

Terre Haute, IN

3.02
Areas with the highest location quotient for Communications Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Syracuse, NY

6.82

Mankato-North Mankato, MN

5.54

Ann Arbor, MI

5.26

Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.45

Northwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

4.29

College Station-Bryan, TX

4.09

Eugene, OR

4.00

St. Cloud, MN

3.81

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

3.77

Bangor, ME

3.74
Areas with the highest location quotient for Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

5.85

Lawrence, KS

5.05

Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

4.07

Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.58

Springfield, MA-CT

3.34

Boulder, CO

3.11

Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area

2.82

Syracuse, NY

2.71

Ann Arbor, MI

2.68

Binghamton, NY

2.57
Areas with the highest location quotient for Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Ann Arbor, MI

8.79

Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

6.97

Rochester, NY

5.35

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.02

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

3.67

St. Louis, MO-IL

3.13

Toledo, OH

2.87

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

2.78

Portland-South Portland, ME

2.61

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY

2.30
Areas with the highest location quotient for Law Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

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

4.36

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

2.68

St. Louis, MO-IL

2.57

Tallahassee, FL

2.07

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

1.94

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

1.85

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY

1.84

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

1.71

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

1.65

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

1.63
Areas with the highest location quotient for Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

12.25

Greenville, NC

11.33

Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

8.25

Rocky Mount, NC

8.12

Southeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

7.68

Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

6.79

Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

6.59

Greensboro-High Point, NC

5.75

Terre Haute, IN

5.28

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

5.17
Areas with the highest location quotient for Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Ann Arbor, MI

14.30

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

4.05

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

2.91

Baton Rouge, LA

2.68

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

2.44

Oklahoma City, OK

2.33

Pittsburgh, PA

1.69

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

1.28

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

1.21

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

1.10
Areas with the highest location quotient for Education Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

College Station-Bryan, TX

6.72

Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

6.48

Bloomington, IL

6.07

Auburn-Opelika, AL

5.83

Tuscaloosa, AL

4.13

Ponce, PR

3.58

Bangor, ME

3.49

Arecibo, PR

3.38

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

3.08

Springfield, MA-CT

2.93
Areas with the highest location quotient for Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Odessa, TX

6.65

Arecibo, PR

4.95

Ponce, PR

4.71

Utica-Rome, NY

4.65

Johnstown, PA

3.53

Terre Haute, IN

3.51

Bangor, ME

3.29

Springfield, MA-CT

3.28

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

3.28

Binghamton, NY

3.04
Areas with the highest location quotient for Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Iowa City, IA

13.89

Columbia, MO

6.10

Madison, WI

5.26

College Station-Bryan, TX

4.26

Lubbock, TX

3.81

Jackson, MS

3.06

Pittsburgh, PA

2.83

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

2.62

Albuquerque, NM

2.57

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

2.53
Areas with the highest location quotient for Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

9.99

Killeen-Temple, TX

7.39

Utica-Rome, NY

6.79

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY

6.01

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

5.93

Tallahassee, FL

5.83

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

5.14

Central East New York nonmetropolitan area

5.12

Bloomington, IL

4.89

Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

3.08
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Duluth, MN-WI

5.25

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

5.20

Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

4.92

Springfield, MA-CT

4.26

Worcester, MA-CT

3.81

Hill Country Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

3.78

Knoxville, TN

3.72

Central East New York nonmetropolitan area

3.29

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

2.92

Lincoln, NE

2.88
Areas with the highest location quotient for Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

4.64

College Station-Bryan, TX

4.20

Springfield, MA-CT

3.89

West Central-Southwest New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.82

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

3.30

Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.19

Ann Arbor, MI

3.17

Erie, PA

3.09

Worcester, MA-CT

3.03

Terre Haute, IN

2.95
Areas with the highest location quotient for Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

West Central-Southwest New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

4.58

Hill Country Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

4.51

Syracuse, NY

4.15

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

3.68

Springfield, MA-CT

3.57

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

3.28

Tyler, TX

2.98

Austin-Round Rock, TX

2.77

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

2.68

Rochester, NY

2.63
Areas with the highest location quotient for Geography Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Worcester, MA-CT

5.73

Tucson, AZ

3.36

Baton Rouge, LA

2.93

Austin-Round Rock, TX

2.60

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

2.07

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

1.73

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

1.18

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

1.08

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

0.71

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

0.67
Areas with the highest location quotient for Economics Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

College Station-Bryan, TX

9.95

Northwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

8.49

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

5.78

Springfield, MA-CT

5.62

Lincoln, NE

4.71

Syracuse, NY

4.63

Rochester, NY

4.39

Worcester, MA-CT

3.59

Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

3.33

Central East New York nonmetropolitan area

3.08
Areas with the highest location quotient for Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Springfield, MA-CT

5.62

Urban Honolulu, HI

5.33

Syracuse, NY

5.24

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

4.46

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

3.31

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

3.13

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

2.60

Rochester, NY

2.43

Richmond, VA

2.11

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

2.07
Areas with the highest location quotient for Anthropology and Archeology Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

6.86

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

5.07

Springfield, MA-CT

4.68

Syracuse, NY

4.54

Austin-Round Rock, TX

1.86

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

1.73

Columbus, OH

1.71

St. Louis, MO-IL

1.42

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

1.32

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

1.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for Physics Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

College Station-Bryan, TX

11.58

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

8.99

Ann Arbor, MI

5.98

Northwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

5.94

Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area

5.30

Boulder, CO

4.93

Syracuse, NY

4.06

Rochester, NY

3.64

Southwest Montana nonmetropolitan area

2.85

Lincoln, NE

2.81
Areas with the highest location quotient for Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

West Central-Southwest New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

18.11

Syracuse, NY

8.88

Worcester, MA-CT

5.93

Springfield, MA-CT

5.55

Asheville, NC

3.75

Reno, NV

3.71

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

3.63

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

1.87

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

1.87

Oklahoma City, OK

1.72
Areas with the highest location quotient for Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

College Station-Bryan, TX

7.17

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

6.30

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

5.16

Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.94

Northwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

4.68

Tuscaloosa, AL

4.09

Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.87

Ponce, PR

3.85

Syracuse, NY

3.76

Springfield, MA-CT

3.57
Areas with the highest location quotient for Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

College Station-Bryan, TX

16.20

Rapid City, SD

7.64

Urban Honolulu, HI

7.03

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

6.17

Rochester, NY

4.76

Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.72

Erie, PA

4.35

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

3.95

Green Bay, WI

3.75

Springfield, MA-CT

3.72
Areas with the highest location quotient for Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR

10.58

College Station-Bryan, TX

9.57

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

9.01

Lansing-East Lansing, MI

4.50

West Central-Southwest New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

4.07

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

3.95

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

3.50

Worcester, MA-CT

3.27

Mayag「ez, PR

3.16

Madison, WI

3.08
Areas with the highest location quotient for Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

College Station-Bryan, TX

40.66

Baton Rouge, LA

9.18

Eastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

8.67

Bismarck, ND

6.74

Coastal Plains Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

4.72

Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

4.49

North Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

3.58

Hill Country Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

3.45

Springfield, MA-CT

2.76

Springfield, MO

2.49
Areas with the highest location quotient for Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

College Station-Bryan, TX

33.16

Charlottesville, VA

10.50

Boulder, CO

7.52

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

7.18

Southwest Montana nonmetropolitan area

5.95

Ann Arbor, MI

5.73

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

4.20

Toledo, OH

3.27

Springfield, MA-CT

2.98

Akron, OH

2.76
Areas with the highest location quotient for Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Springfield, MA-CT

3.72

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

3.52

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

2.16

St. Louis, MO-IL

2.16

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

1.95

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

1.37

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

1.31

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

1.18

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

1.07

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

1.06
Areas with the highest location quotient for Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

College Station-Bryan, TX

8.09

Ann Arbor, MI

4.55

Northwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.42

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

3.22

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

3.06

Rome, GA

3.05

Beckley, WV

3.05

Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

2.88

Bismarck, ND

2.66

Springfield, MA-CT

2.59
Areas with the highest location quotient for Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

6.13

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

5.20

Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

5.10

College Station-Bryan, TX

4.82

Ann Arbor, MI

4.17

Syracuse, NY

3.93

Tuscaloosa, AL

3.88

Bismarck, ND

3.80

Utica-Rome, NY

3.35

Provo-Orem, UT

3.29
Areas with the highest location quotient for Business Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

College Station-Bryan, TX

7.87

Greenville, NC

6.64

Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

6.09

Harrisonburg, VA

5.52

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

3.95

Syracuse, NY

3.31

Ann Arbor, MI

3.21

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

3.18

Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.00

West Central-Southwest New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

2.83
Areas with the highest location quotient for Educational Instruction and Library Occupations, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Ithaca, NY

2.45

Corvallis, OR

2.12

College Station-Bryan, TX

2.09

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

1.91

State College, PA

1.90

Gainesville, FL

1.88

Arecibo, PR

1.86

Manhattan, KS

1.84

Ann Arbor, MI

1.84

Lawrence, KS

1.83
Areas with the highest location quotient for Legal Support Workers, All Other, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

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

9.84

Dover, DE

6.37

Jefferson City, MO

5.38

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

2.88

Maryland nonmetropolitan area

2.77

Colorado Springs, CO

2.70

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

2.69

Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.22

Greeley, CO

2.22

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

2.10
Areas with the highest location quotient for Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Cheyenne, WY

5.06

Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

4.50

Bismarck, ND

3.92

Ocala, FL

3.84

Southwest Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.81

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

3.51

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

3.41

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

3.32

North Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

3.27

Northwestern Idaho nonmetropolitan area

2.98
Areas with the highest location quotient for Paralegals and Legal Assistants, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Columbia, SC

2.20

New Bern, NC

2.16

Charleston, WV

2.09

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

2.03

Tallahassee, FL

2.01

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

1.90

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

1.84

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

1.76

Olympia-Tumwater, WA

1.76

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

1.75
Areas with the highest location quotient for Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Central East New York nonmetropolitan area

7.96

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

7.66

Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area

7.10

Watertown-Fort Drum, NY

6.63

Utica-Rome, NY

4.71

Northern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

4.33

Western Washington nonmetropolitan area

4.31

Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

4.27

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

4.18

Kingston, NY

4.14
Areas with the highest location quotient for Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Anchorage, AK

7.99

Urban Honolulu, HI

2.88

Austin-Round Rock, TX

2.69

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

2.43

Tucson, AZ

2.19

Salt Lake City, UT

2.14

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

1.84

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

1.62

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

1.43

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

1.40
Areas with the highest location quotient for Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Charleston, WV

7.76

Lansing-East Lansing, MI

6.32

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR

5.78

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA

4.32

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

3.54

Montgomery, AL

3.50

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

3.02

Savannah, GA

2.98

Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA

2.87

Coastal Plains Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

2.52
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Areas with the highest location quotient for Judicial Law Clerks, May 2019
Area Location Quotient

Visalia-Porterville, CA

7.77

Fresno, CA

5.74

Salisbury, MD-DE

4.96

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

4.23

Salt Lake City, UT

3.26

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

2.97