Bureau of Labor Statistics

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana had highest employment in manufacturing among areas, July 2014

August 29, 2014

In July 2014, among metropolitan areas for which estimates are available, Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California, had the highest employment in manufacturing (510,900). In contrast, Fairbanks, Alaska, Laredo, Texas, and Punta Gorda, Florida, each had 700 workers employed in manufacturing.

 

Total nonfarm employment in manufacturing, metropolitan areas, not seasonally adjusted, July 2014

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Total nonfarm employment in manufacturing, metropolitan areas, not seasonally adjusted, July 2014
Area Employment (p)

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

510,900

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI

408,100

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

356,100

Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX

261,000

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

258,800

Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI

231,100

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH Metropolitan NECTA

195,000

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

191,400

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

190,600

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

179,600

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

160,900

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA

153,600

Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH

125,000

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

120,900

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

120,700

San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA

118,400

Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ

117,000

St. Louis, MO-IL

114,400

Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN

109,600

San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA

96,800

Indianapolis-Carmel, IN

87,500

Pittsburgh, PA

87,400

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

85,800

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL

78,400

Louisville-Jefferson County, KY-IN

76,600

Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC

75,600

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

74,100

Kansas City, MO-KS

73,600

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

70,900

Columbus, OH

67,900

Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO

66,700

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

61,100

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

59,300

Rochester, NY

57,400

Salt Lake City, UT

56,800

Baltimore-Towson, MD

56,500

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT Metropolitan NECTA

55,800

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

54,600

Tulsa, OK

54,100

Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX

53,400

Greensboro-High Point, NC

52,700

Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY

50,800

Providence-Fall River-Warwick, RI-MA Metropolitan NECTA

50,300

Wichita, KS

49,400

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

46,400

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

46,000

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

46,000

Toledo, OH

44,600

Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, SC

41,600

Dayton, OH

40,600

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

40,200

Akron, OH

39,900

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

39,300

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

37,800

Oklahoma City, OK

36,000

Lancaster, PA

35,700

Holland-Grand Haven, MI

35,600

Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA

35,400

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

35,100

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT Metropolitan NECTA

34,700

Fort Wayne, IN

34,300

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

32,900

Knoxville, TN

32,300

Richmond, VA

32,300

Springfield, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA

31,400

Rockford, IL

31,200

Raleigh-Cary, NC

30,600

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA

30,500

Reading, PA

30,500

York-Hanover, PA

30,500

Chattanooga, TN-GA

30,300

Green Bay, WI

30,200

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA

30,100

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

29,800

Lexington-Fayette, KY

29,500

New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA

29,500

Evansville, IN-KY

29,400

Madison, WI

29,400

Columbia, SC

28,600

Jacksonville, FL

28,300

Baton Rouge, LA

27,900

Canton-Massillon, OH

27,500

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA

27,500

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

26,300

Peoria, IL

26,200

Spartanburg, SC

26,200

New Haven, CT Metropolitan NECTA

25,700

Fresno, CA

25,200

Boise City-Nampa, ID

24,700

Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, SC

24,700

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

24,500

Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL

24,400

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

24,200

Appleton, WI

24,000

Syracuse, NY

23,700

Worcester, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA

23,400

Tucson, AZ

23,300

Huntsville, AL

22,800

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

22,300

Erie, PA

22,200

Modesto, CA

22,100

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

22,000

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

21,500

Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA

21,300

Dalton, GA

21,100

Santa Rosa-Petaluma, CA

21,000

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC

20,500

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA

20,400

Cedar Rapids, IA

20,300

Sheboygan, WI

20,300

Kalamazoo-Portage, MI

20,000

Lansing-East Lansing, MI

20,000

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR

19,900

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

19,900

Winston-Salem, NC

19,800

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL

19,700

Racine, WI

19,200

Mobile, AL

19,100

Asheville, NC

19,100

Provo-Orem, UT

19,000

Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY

18,600

Columbus, IN

18,500

Montgomery, AL

18,300

Stockton, CA

18,300

Fort Smith, AR-OK

18,100

Boulder, CO

17,600

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA

17,600

El Paso, TX

17,300

Jackson, MS

16,800

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

16,600

Lafayette, IN

16,500

Albuquerque, NM

16,500

Roanoke, VA

16,500

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL

16,200

Norwich-New London, CT-RI Metropolitan NECTA

15,500

North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, FL

15,400

St. Cloud, MN

15,400

Spokane, WA

15,300

Wausau, WI

15,200

Savannah, GA

15,100

Waco, TX

14,800

Lynchburg, VA

14,800

Bakersfield-Delano, CA

14,500

Springfield, MO

14,400

Tuscaloosa, AL

14,000

Ann Arbor, MI

13,900

Lincoln, NE

13,900

Pascagoula, MS

13,700

Sioux Falls, SD

13,500

Amarillo, TX

13,500

Burlington-South Burlington, VT Metropolitan NECTA

13,500

Lafayette, LA

12,900

Muskegon-Norton Shores, MI

12,900

Eugene-Springfield, OR

12,900

Joplin, MO

12,800

Salem, OR

12,800

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

12,600

Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, ME Metropolitan NECTA

12,600

Napa, CA

12,500

Anderson, SC

12,500

Flint, MI

12,400

Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, CA

12,300

Battle Creek, MI

12,300

Reno-Sparks, NV

12,300

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

12,200

Colorado Springs, CO

11,900

Fort Collins-Loveland, CO

11,900

Greeley, CO

11,800

Kokomo, IN

11,800

Binghamton, NY

11,800

Fayetteville, NC

11,500

Decatur, AL

11,400

Fond du Lac, WI

11,400

Visalia-Porterville, CA

11,300

Honolulu, HI

11,300

Terre Haute, IN

11,300

Saginaw-Saginaw Township North, MI

11,300

Utica-Rome, NY

11,100

Logan, UT-ID

11,100

Rochester, MN

10,700

Eau Claire, WI

10,600

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

10,500

Morristown, TN

10,400

Fargo, ND-MN

10,200

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

9,900

Decatur, IL

9,900

Corpus Christi, TX

9,800

Clarksville, TN-KY

9,700

Longview, TX

9,700

Merced, CA

9,600

Jackson, MI

9,600

Bloomington, IN

9,300

Bellingham, WA

9,300

Lake Charles, LA

9,200

Mansfield, OH

9,200

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

9,100

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

8,900

Janesville, WI

8,900

Bowling Green, KY

8,800

Lebanon, PA

8,800

La Crosse, WI-MN

8,800

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

8,700

Trenton-Ewing, NJ

8,700

Cleveland, TN

8,700

Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, WA

8,600

Burlington, NC

8,400

Owensboro, KY

8,300

Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, NJ

8,300

Yakima, WA

8,300

Jackson, TN

8,200

Williamsport, PA

8,100

Champaign-Urbana, IL

7,900

Lima, OH

7,900

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

7,700

New Bedford, MA Metropolitan NECTA

7,700

Duluth, MN-WI

7,600

Michigan City-La Porte, IN

7,400

Manchester, NH Metropolitan NECTA

7,400

Rocky Mount, NC

7,400

Medford, OR

7,400

Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, TX

7,400

Waterbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA

7,300

Johnson City, TN

7,200

Topeka, KS

7,100

Wilmington, NC

7,100

Ocala, FL

7,000

Altoona, PA

6,900

Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna, WV-OH

6,800

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, CA

6,700

Monroe, LA

6,700

Greenville, NC

6,700

Danville, VA

6,600

Longview, WA

6,500

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

6,400

Elizabethtown, KY

6,300

Glens Falls, NY

6,300

Sandusky, OH

6,300

Auburn-Opelika, AL

6,200

Springfield, OH

6,200

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

6,100

Victoria, TX

6,100

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL

6,000

Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner, MA Metropolitan NECTA

6,000

Sumter, SC

6,000

Rochester-Dover, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA

5,900

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA

5,900

Kankakee-Bradley, IL

5,700

Steubenville-Weirton, OH-WV

5,700

Anniston-Oxford, AL

5,600

Salinas, CA

5,600

College Station-Bryan, TX

5,600

Rome, GA

5,500

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

5,500

Charleston, WV

5,500

Monroe, MI

5,400

Gulfport-Biloxi, MS

5,400

Odessa, TX

5,400

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

5,300

Port St. Lucie, FL

5,300

Sherman-Denison, TX

5,300

Coeur d'Alene, ID

5,000

Danville, IL

5,000

Elmira, NY

5,000

Tyler, TX

5,000

Wichita Falls, TX

5,000

Gadsden, AL

4,900

Lubbock, TX

4,900

Dover, DE

4,800

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

4,800

Lewiston-Auburn, ME Metropolitan NECTA

4,800

Dothan, AL

4,600

Flagstaff, AZ

4,600

Pueblo, CO

4,600

Morgantown, WV

4,600

Gainesville, FL

4,500

Albany, GA

4,400

Chico, CA

4,300

Bloomington-Normal, IL

4,300

Hattiesburg, MS

4,200

Bend, OR

4,200

Madera-Chowchilla, CA

4,100

Lewiston, ID-WA

4,100

Muncie, IN

4,100

Anderson, IN

4,000

State College, PA

4,000

Texarkana, TX-Texarkana, AR

4,000

Idaho Falls, ID

3,800

Bay City, MI

3,800

Midland, TX

3,800

Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach, FL

3,600

Portsmouth, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA

3,600

Lawton, OK

3,600

Johnstown, PA

3,600

Grand Forks, ND-MN

3,500

Prescott, AZ

3,400

Ithaca, NY

3,400

Kingston, NY

3,400

Naples-Marco Island, FL

3,200

Pittsfield, MA Metropolitan NECTA

3,200

San Angelo, TX

3,200

Olympia, WA

3,200

Wheeling, WV-OH

3,200

Anchorage, AK

3,100

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

3,100

Pocatello, ID

3,100

Barnstable Town, MA Metropolitan NECTA

3,100

Rapid City, SD

3,100

Springfield, IL

3,000

Tallahassee, FL

2,900

Corvallis, OR

2,900

Grand Junction, CO

2,800

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

2,700

El Centro, CA

2,700

Abilene, TX

2,700

Wenatchee-East Wenatchee, WA

2,700

Bangor, ME Metropolitan NECTA

2,600

Carson City, NV

2,600

St. George, UT

2,600

Las Cruces, NM

2,500

Redding, CA

2,200

Yuba City, CA

2,200

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

2,200

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

2,100

Bismarck, ND

2,100

Yuma, AZ

1,800

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

1,800

Casper, WY

1,700

Cheyenne, WY

1,200

Palm Coast, FL

800

Santa Fe, NM

800

Fairbanks, AK

700

Punta Gorda, FL

700

Laredo, TX

700

Alexandria, LA

Data not available

Ames, IA

Data not available

Athens-Clarke County, GA

Data not available

Billings, MT

Data not available

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

Data not available

Brunswick, GA

Data not available

Cape Girardeau-Jackson, MO-IL

Data not available

Charlottesville, VA

Data not available

Columbia, MO

Data not available

Columbus, GA-AL

Data not available

Cumberland, MD-WV

Data not available

Danbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA

Data not available

Dubuque, IA

Data not available

Farmington, NM

Data not available

Florence, SC

Data not available

Gainesville, GA

Data not available

Goldsboro, NC

Data not available

Great Falls, MT

Data not available

Harrisonburg, VA

Data not available

Hinesville-Fort Stewart, GA

Data not available

Hot Springs, AR

Data not available

Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA

Data not available

Iowa City, IA

Data not available

Jacksonville, NC

Data not available

Jefferson City, MO

Data not available

Jonesboro, AR

Data not available

Lawrence, KS

Data not available

Macon, GA

Data not available

Manhattan, KS

Data not available

Mankato-North Mankato, MN

Data not available

Missoula, MT

Data not available

Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC

Data not available

Ocean City, NJ

Data not available

Pine Bluff, AR

Data not available

Salisbury, MD

Data not available

St. Joseph, MO-KS

Data not available

Valdosta, GA

Data not available

Warner Robins, GA

Data not available

Winchester, VA-WV

Data not available

Footnotes:
(p) preliminary
 

Following Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California, areas with the highest employment in manufacturing were Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI (408,100), New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA (356,100), and Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas (261,000).

Elkhart-Goshen, Indiana, had the highest share of total nonfarm employment in manufacturing (47.8 percent). In contrast, Laredo, Texas had 0.7 percent of total nonfarm employment in manufacturing.

 

Employment in manufacturing as a percent of total nonfarm employment, metropolitan areas, not seasonally adjusted, July 2014

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Employment in manufacturing as a percent of total nonfarm employment, metropolitan areas, not seasonally adjusted, July 2014
Area Percent (p)

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

47.8

Columbus, IN

37.4

Dalton, GA

33.1

Sheboygan, WI

33.1

Holland-Grand Haven, MI

30.5

Kokomo, IN

26.6

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

26.5

Racine, WI

24.9

Fond du Lac, WI

23.9

Pascagoula, MS

23.5

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

23.4

Morristown, TN

23.3

Wausau, WI

22.5

Decatur, AL

21.3

Rockford, IL

21.1

Battle Creek, MI

21.1

Logan, UT-ID

20.7

Muskegon-Norton Shores, MI

20.5

Spartanburg, SC

20.4

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

19.8

Appleton, WI

19.8

Decatur, IL

19.5

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA

19.4

Cleveland, TN

19.2

Anderson, SC

19.0

Napa, CA

18.2

Reading, PA

18.2

Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA

18.0

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

17.8

Michigan City-La Porte, IN

17.7

Lafayette, IN

17.6

Jackson, MI

17.6

Mansfield, OH

17.6

Danville, VA

17.6

Green Bay, WI

17.6

Lebanon, PA

17.4

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

17.3

York-Hanover, PA

17.3

Danville, IL

17.2

Wichita, KS

17.2

Erie, PA

17.2

Longview, WA

17.2

Merced, CA

16.7

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

16.7

Evansville, IN-KY

16.5

Terre Haute, IN

16.4

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

16.3

Fort Wayne, IN

16.2

Canton-Massillon, OH

16.1

Fort Smith, AR-OK

16.0

Joplin, MO

16.0

Sumter, SC

15.8

Owensboro, KY

15.5

Greensboro-High Point, NC

15.4

Lewiston, ID-WA

15.3

Lancaster, PA

15.3

Sandusky, OH

15.2

Lima, OH

15.1

Peoria, IL

14.9

St. Cloud, MN

14.7

Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, NJ

14.7

Lynchburg, VA

14.7

Kalamazoo-Portage, MI

14.6

Burlington, NC

14.4

Williamsport, PA

14.4

Cedar Rapids, IA

14.3

Rocky Mount, NC

14.3

Toledo, OH

14.3

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

14.3

Tuscaloosa, AL

14.2

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

14.2

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

14.0

Rome, GA

14.0

Modesto, CA

13.9

Bowling Green, KY

13.7

Waco, TX

13.7

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA

13.5

Gadsden, AL

13.4

Janesville, WI

13.4

Kankakee-Bradley, IL

13.3

Jackson, TN

13.3

Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL

13.2

Monroe, MI

13.2

Steubenville-Weirton, OH-WV

13.2

Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, SC

13.2

Saginaw-Saginaw Township North, MI

13.0

Elmira, NY

13.0

Eau Claire, WI

12.8

Greeley, CO

12.7

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

12.7

Elizabethtown, KY

12.7

Chattanooga, TN-GA

12.7

Anniston-Oxford, AL

12.6

Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner, MA Metropolitan NECTA

12.4

Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI

12.4

Tulsa, OK

12.4

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA

12.4

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

12.3

Akron, OH

12.2

Norwich-New London, CT-RI Metropolitan NECTA

12.1

Louisville-Jefferson County, KY-IN

12.1

Bloomington, IN

12.0

Amarillo, TX

12.0

Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH

11.9

Springfield, OH

11.8

Sherman-Denison, TX

11.8

Madera-Chowchilla, CA

11.5

Burlington-South Burlington, VT Metropolitan NECTA

11.5

La Crosse, WI-MN

11.5

Lexington-Fayette, KY

11.4

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

11.4

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

11.4

Santa Rosa-Petaluma, CA

11.3

Waterbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA

11.3

Binghamton, NY

11.2

Rochester, NY

11.2

Altoona, PA

11.2

Mobile, AL

11.1

New Bedford, MA Metropolitan NECTA

11.1

Clarksville, TN-KY

11.1

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA

11.0

Victoria, TX

11.0

Bellingham, WA

11.0

Montgomery, AL

10.9

Rochester-Dover, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA

10.9

Asheville, NC

10.9

Dayton, OH

10.8

Huntsville, AL

10.6

Springfield, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA

10.6

Glens Falls, NY

10.6

Auburn-Opelika, AL

10.5

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

10.5

Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN

10.5

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA

10.4

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

10.4

Roanoke, VA

10.4

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

10.3

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT Metropolitan NECTA

10.2

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL

10.2

Yakima, WA

10.2

Anderson, IN

10.1

Bay City, MI

10.1

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

10.1

Visalia-Porterville, CA

10.0

Boulder, CO

10.0

Lewiston-Auburn, ME Metropolitan NECTA

9.9

Rochester, MN

9.8

Medford, OR

9.7

Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna, WV-OH

9.7

Lake Charles, LA

9.6

Winston-Salem, NC

9.6

Johnson City, TN

9.5

Knoxville, TN

9.5

Carson City, NV

9.4

Longview, TX

9.4

New Haven, CT Metropolitan NECTA

9.3

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC

9.3

Savannah, GA

9.3

Provo-Orem, UT

9.3

Indianapolis-Carmel, IN

9.2

Worcester, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA

9.2

Flint, MI

9.2

Lansing-East Lansing, MI

9.2

Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY

9.2

Sioux Falls, SD

9.2

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

9.1

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI

9.1

Stockton, CA

9.0

Fayetteville, NC

9.0

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

9.0

Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX

9.0

Eugene-Springfield, OR

8.9

Providence-Fall River-Warwick, RI-MA Metropolitan NECTA

8.9

Boise City-Nampa, ID

8.7

Salem, OR

8.7

Wichita Falls, TX

8.7

Pocatello, ID

8.6

St. Louis, MO-IL

8.6

Utica-Rome, NY

8.6

Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC

8.6

Monroe, LA

8.5

Pittsfield, MA Metropolitan NECTA

8.5

Coeur d'Alene, ID

8.4

Greenville, NC

8.4

Salt Lake City, UT

8.4

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

8.3

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL

8.3

Dothan, AL

8.2

Muncie, IN

8.2

Lawton, OK

8.2

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT Metropolitan NECTA

8.1

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

8.1

Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, WA

8.1

Fresno, CA

8.0

Fort Collins-Loveland, CO

8.0

Madison, WI

8.0

Lafayette, LA

7.9

Corvallis, OR

7.9

Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, SC

7.9

Columbia, SC

7.9

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

7.9

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

7.8

Pueblo, CO

7.8

Ocala, FL

7.7

Syracuse, NY

7.7

Champaign-Urbana, IL

7.6

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

7.6

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH Metropolitan NECTA

7.5

Lincoln, NE

7.5

Fargo, ND-MN

7.5

Pittsburgh, PA

7.5

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

7.4

Texarkana, TX-Texarkana, AR

7.4

Dover, DE

7.3

Manchester, NH Metropolitan NECTA

7.3

Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY

7.3

Flagstaff, AZ

7.2

San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA

7.2

Albany, GA

7.2

Idaho Falls, ID

7.2

Hattiesburg, MS

7.2

Kansas City, MO-KS

7.2

Springfield, MO

7.2

Odessa, TX

7.2

Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, CA

7.1

Baton Rouge, LA

7.1

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

7.1

Spokane, WA

7.1

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

6.9

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

6.9

Columbus, OH

6.9

Ann Arbor, MI

6.8

Morgantown, WV

6.8

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

6.7

San Angelo, TX

6.7

Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ

6.5

Tucson, AZ

6.5

Jackson, MS

6.5

Grand Forks, ND-MN

6.5

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

6.5

Topeka, KS

6.4

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, CA

6.2

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA

6.2

Bend, OR

6.2

Johnstown, PA

6.2

Wenatchee-East Wenatchee, WA

6.2

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

6.1

Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, ME Metropolitan NECTA

6.1

Reno-Sparks, NV

6.1

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA

6.1

Prescott, AZ

6.0

Portsmouth, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA

6.0

Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX

6.0

El Paso, TX

6.0

North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, FL

5.9

Bakersfield-Delano, CA

5.8

Chico, CA

5.8

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

5.8

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

5.8

Oklahoma City, OK

5.8

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR

5.7

Yuba City, CA

5.7

Duluth, MN-WI

5.7

Kingston, NY

5.7

Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, TX

5.6

San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA

5.5

Raleigh-Cary, NC

5.5

State College, PA

5.5

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

5.4

College Station-Bryan, TX

5.4

El Centro, CA

5.3

New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA

5.3

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

5.2

Ithaca, NY

5.2

Tyler, TX

5.2

Corpus Christi, TX

5.1

Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO

5.0

Bloomington-Normal, IL

5.0

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

5.0

Gulfport-Biloxi, MS

5.0

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

5.0

Richmond, VA

5.0

Wilmington, NC

4.9

St. George, UT

4.9

Rapid City, SD

4.8

Grand Junction, CO

4.7

Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach, FL

4.7

Wheeling, WV-OH

4.7

Colorado Springs, CO

4.6

Jacksonville, FL

4.6

Albuquerque, NM

4.5

Salinas, CA

4.4

Port St. Lucie, FL

4.2

Baltimore-Towson, MD

4.2

Midland, TX

4.2

Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA

4.0

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

4.0

Bangor, ME Metropolitan NECTA

4.0

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

4.0

Abilene, TX

4.0

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

4.0

Casper, WY

4.0

Palm Coast, FL

3.9

Charleston, WV

3.8

Yuma, AZ

3.7

Redding, CA

3.7

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

3.7

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL

3.7

Gainesville, FL

3.6

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

3.6

Las Cruces, NM

3.6

Lubbock, TX

3.6

Trenton-Ewing, NJ

3.5

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL

3.3

Olympia, WA

3.1

Bismarck, ND

2.9

Springfield, IL

2.7

Barnstable Town, MA Metropolitan NECTA

2.7

Naples-Marco Island, FL

2.6

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

2.6

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

2.6

Cheyenne, WY

2.6

Honolulu, HI

2.5

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

2.5

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

2.2

Fairbanks, AK

1.8

Tallahassee, FL

1.8

Anchorage, AK

1.7

Punta Gorda, FL

1.6

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

1.6

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

1.5

Santa Fe, NM

1.3

Laredo, TX

0.7

Alexandria, LA

Data not available

Ames, IA

Data not available

Athens-Clarke County, GA

Data not available

Billings, MT

Data not available

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

Data not available

Brunswick, GA

Data not available

Cape Girardeau-Jackson, MO-IL

Data not available

Charlottesville, VA

Data not available

Columbia, MO

Data not available

Columbus, GA-AL

Data not available

Cumberland, MD-WV

Data not available

Danbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA

Data not available

Dubuque, IA

Data not available

Farmington, NM

Data not available

Florence, SC

Data not available

Gainesville, GA

Data not available

Goldsboro, NC

Data not available

Great Falls, MT

Data not available

Harrisonburg, VA

Data not available

Hinesville-Fort Stewart, GA

Data not available

Hot Springs, AR

Data not available

Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA

Data not available

Iowa City, IA

Data not available

Jacksonville, NC

Data not available

Jefferson City, MO

Data not available

Jonesboro, AR

Data not available

Lawrence, KS

Data not available

Macon, GA

Data not available

Manhattan, KS

Data not available

Mankato-North Mankato, MN

Data not available

Missoula, MT

Data not available

Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC

Data not available

Ocean City, NJ

Data not available

Pine Bluff, AR

Data not available

Salisbury, MD

Data not available

St. Joseph, MO-KS

Data not available

Valdosta, GA

Data not available

Warner Robins, GA

Data not available

Winchester, VA-WV

Data not available

Footnotes:
(p) preliminary.
 

Following Elkhart-Goshen, Indiana, the areas with the highest percentage of total nonfarm employment in manufacturing were Columbus, Indiana (37.4 percent), Dalton, Georgia (33.1 percent), Sheboygan, Wisconsin (33.1 percent), and Holland-Grand Haven, Michigan (30.5 percent).

These metropolitan area data are from the Current Employment Statistics (State and Area) program and are not seasonally adjusted. Data for the most recent month are preliminary and subject to revision. To learn more, see "Metropolitan Area Employment and Unemployment — July 2014" (HTML) (PDF), news release USDL-14-1606.

SUGGESTED CITATION

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana had highest employment in manufacturing among areas, July 2014 at https://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2014/ted_20140829.htm (visited July 24, 2021).

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