Employment increased in 342 metropolitan areas over the year ending June 2017

August 04, 2017

From June 2016 to June 2017, nonfarm payroll employment increased in 342 metropolitan areas, decreased in 39 areas, and was unchanged in 7 areas.
12-month percent change in metropolitan area nonfarm payroll employment, June 2016 to June 2017
Metropolitan area Over-the-year percent change(p) Over-the-year change(p) June 2016 employment June 2017 employment(p)

Manhattan, KS

7.8% 3,200 41,100 44,300

Fort Collins, CO

7.2 11,600 160,700 172,300

Sebring, FL

5.7 1,400 24,600 26,000

Lawrence, KS

5.4 2,700 50,100 52,800

Enid, OK

5.4 1,500 27,600 29,100

Lake Charles, LA

5.2 5,600 108,700 114,300

St. George, UT

5.1 3,100 61,100 64,200

Yuba City, CA

5.0 2,100 42,400 44,500

Auburn-Opelika, AL

4.8 3,000 62,600 65,600

Boise City, ID

4.8 14,700 305,000 319,700

Yuma, AZ

4.6 2,400 51,700 54,100

Lewiston, ID-WA

4.6 1,300 28,200 29,500

Cleveland, TN

4.6 2,100 46,000 48,100

Gainesville, FL

4.4 5,900 133,800 139,700

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

4.4 12,900 290,000 302,900

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

4.4 5,800 132,700 138,500

Provo-Orem, UT

4.4 10,400 237,100 247,500

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

4.3 15,500 360,900 376,400

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

4.2 10,200 243,700 253,900

Tallahassee, FL

4.2 7,300 172,000 179,300

New Bedford, MA NECTA

4.2 2,900 68,300 71,200

Madera, CA

4.1 1,500 36,900 38,400

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL

4.1 8,500 207,400 215,900

Punta Gorda, FL

4.1 1,900 46,400 48,300

Gainesville, GA

4.1 3,500 86,000 89,500

Morristown, TN

4.1 1,800 44,400 46,200

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

4.0 47,200 1,192,100 1,239,300

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

4.0 9,900 248,400 258,300

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

3.9 1,900 49,200 51,100

Kokomo, IN

3.9 1,600 41,100 42,700

Grants Pass, OR

3.9 1,000 25,700 26,700

Chico, CA

3.8 3,000 79,400 82,400

Modesto, CA

3.8 6,500 171,200 177,700

Redding, CA

3.8 2,500 66,300 68,800

Greeley, CO

3.7 3,600 98,000 101,600

Fort Wayne, IN

3.7 8,100 217,000 225,100

Iowa City, IA

3.7 3,700 99,000 102,700

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

3.7 35,200 945,800 981,000

Wenatchee, WA

3.7 1,700 45,800 47,500

Yakima, WA

3.7 3,100 84,200 87,300

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA

3.6 10,700 300,300 311,000

Jacksonville, FL

3.6 23,600 661,800 685,400

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL

3.6 7,600 211,200 218,800

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

3.6 46,300 1,281,300 1,327,600

Hattiesburg, MS

3.6 2,200 61,800 64,000

Reno, NV

3.6 7,900 219,000 226,900

Dover-Durham, NH-ME NECTA

3.6 1,900 52,200 54,100

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

3.6 34,100 941,100 975,200

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

3.5 94,100 2,665,700 2,759,800

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

3.4 47,700 1,389,000 1,436,700

Visalia-Porterville, CA

3.4 4,200 123,400 127,600

Bloomington, IL

3.4 3,100 91,400 94,500

Chattanooga, TN-GA

3.4 8,500 251,600 260,100

El Paso, TX

3.4 10,500 307,300 317,800

The Villages, FL

3.3 900 27,000 27,900

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

3.3 64,400 1,973,700 2,038,100

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

3.3 115,300 3,508,800 3,624,100

Napa, CA

3.2 2,300 71,100 73,400

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

3.2 80,800 2,545,200 2,626,000

Kalamazoo-Portage, MI

3.2 4,600 145,500 150,100

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA

3.2 10,800 340,400 351,200

Salt Lake City, UT

3.2 22,600 700,400 723,000

Merced, CA

3.1 2,000 65,300 67,300

Hinesville, GA

3.1 600 19,600 20,200

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

3.1 2,300 74,600 76,900

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN

3.1 31,800 1,041,000 1,072,800

College Station-Bryan, TX

3.1 3,400 110,300 113,700

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

3.0 58,000 1,926,700 1,984,700

Lexington-Fayette, KY

3.0 8,300 274,800 283,100

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

3.0 9,100 301,600 310,700

Raleigh, NC

3.0 17,900 602,900 620,800

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN

3.0 32,600 1,083,400 1,116,000

Bend-Redmond, OR

3.0 2,400 79,800 82,200

Florence, SC

3.0 2,600 87,300 89,900

Olympia-Tumwater, WA

3.0 3,400 113,100 116,500

Appleton, WI

3.0 3,800 127,100 130,900

Ocala, FL

2.9 2,900 99,200 102,100

Port St. Lucie, FL

2.9 4,100 139,800 143,900

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

2.9 4,000 139,300 143,300

Terre Haute, IN

2.9 2,000 69,200 71,200

Bowling Green, KY

2.9 2,200 75,200 77,400

Duluth, MN-WI

2.9 3,900 135,300 139,200

Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC

2.9 33,500 1,148,900 1,182,400

Walla Walla, WA

2.9 800 27,500 28,300

Medford, OR

2.8 2,400 85,200 87,600

Austin-Round Rock, TX

2.8 28,000 1,003,300 1,031,300

Killeen-Temple, TX

2.8 4,000 144,000 148,000

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

2.7 2,800 103,100 105,900

Kankakee, IL

2.7 1,200 44,500 45,700

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

2.7 1,600 59,200 60,800

Bellingham, WA

2.7 2,500 91,600 94,100

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

2.6 2,000 76,300 78,300

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA

2.6 3,000 116,300 119,300

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

2.6 36,900 1,442,400 1,479,300

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

2.6 3,000 114,000 117,000

St. Cloud, MN

2.6 2,800 108,400 111,200

Glens Falls, NY

2.6 1,500 58,400 59,900

Wilmington, NC

2.6 3,200 124,600 127,800

Gettysburg, PA

2.6 900 34,100 35,000

Corpus Christi, TX

2.6 5,000 191,200 196,200

Jonesboro, AR

2.5 1,400 55,500 56,900

Rome, GA

2.5 1,000 40,400 41,400

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

2.5 28,900 1,147,400 1,176,300

Spartanburg, SC

2.5 3,700 147,000 150,700

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

2.5 49,300 1,963,600 2,012,900

Morgantown, WV

2.5 1,700 66,900 68,600

Janesville-Beloit, WI

2.5 1,700 68,500 70,200

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

2.4 55,100 2,339,500 2,394,600

Colorado Springs, CO

2.4 6,800 281,300 288,100

Athens-Clarke County, GA

2.4 2,300 94,000 96,300

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH NECTA

2.4 64,300 2,725,100 2,789,400

Grand Island, NE

2.4 1,000 42,400 43,400

Corvallis, OR

2.4 1,000 42,300 43,300

Lancaster, PA

2.4 6,000 250,500 256,500

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

2.4 4,100 170,000 174,100

Laredo, TX

2.4 2,400 102,000 104,400

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

2.4 6,100 252,500 258,600

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

2.4 24,300 1,017,000 1,041,300

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA

2.4 1,200 49,800 51,000

Fresno, CA

2.3 7,700 337,800 345,500

Salisbury, MD-DE (2)

2.3 3,900 167,600 171,500

Carbondale-Marion, IL

2.3 1,300 55,700 57,000

Columbus, IN

2.3 1,200 52,500 53,700

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN

2.3 15,300 663,100 678,400

Barnstable Town, MA NECTA

2.3 2,600 114,800 117,400

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

2.3 12,800 549,100 561,900

Columbia, MO

2.3 2,200 95,900 98,100

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

2.3 11,400 500,500 511,900

Midland, TX

2.3 2,000 86,300 88,300

Logan, UT-ID

2.3 1,400 60,000 61,400

Harrisonburg, VA

2.3 1,500 65,700 67,200

Fond du Lac, WI

2.3 1,100 48,300 49,400

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

2.2 3,000 138,700 141,700

Ames, IA

2.2 1,100 49,000 50,100

Portland-South Portland, ME NECTA

2.2 4,500 207,100 211,600

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

2.2 43,900 1,999,200 2,043,100

Rochester, MN

2.2 2,600 120,700 123,300

Kansas City, MO-KS

2.2 23,900 1,071,900 1,095,800

Reading, PA

2.2 3,800 175,900 179,700

Charlottesville, VA

2.2 2,500 114,400 116,900

Richmond, VA

2.2 14,600 667,700 682,300

Staunton-Waynesboro, VA

2.2 1,100 50,600 51,700

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN

2.2 1,700 78,400 80,100

Prescott, AZ

2.1 1,300 62,100 63,400

Santa Rosa, CA

2.1 4,200 201,700 205,900

Stockton-Lodi, CA

2.1 4,600 224,300 228,900

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

2.1 4,100 194,800 198,900

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL

2.1 3,600 171,400 175,000

Savannah, GA

2.1 3,700 176,700 180,400

Warner Robins, GA

2.1 1,500 72,900 74,400

Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY

2.1 1,200 57,800 59,000

Leominster-Gardner, MA NECTA

2.1 1,100 51,900 53,000

Pittsfield, MA NECTA

2.1 900 43,200 44,100

Lansing-East Lansing, MI

2.1 4,800 226,900 231,700

Manchester, NH NECTA

2.1 2,300 111,200 113,500

Burlington, NC

2.1 1,300 60,500 61,800

Greensboro-High Point, NC

2.1 7,300 355,700 363,000

Fargo, ND-MN

2.1 3,000 140,100 143,100

Albany, OR

2.1 900 43,900 44,800

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

2.1 59,600 2,879,900 2,939,500

Rapid City, SD

2.1 1,500 70,400 71,900

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

2.1 13,400 631,900 645,300

Tyler, TX

2.1 2,200 104,800 107,000

Huntsville, AL

2.0 4,600 225,400 230,000

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

2.0 27,800 1,421,600 1,449,400

Panama City, FL

2.0 1,700 85,100 86,800

Hammond, LA

2.0 900 44,500 45,400

Mankato-North Mankato, MN

2.0 1,100 56,200 57,300

Trenton, NJ

2.0 5,300 267,000 272,300

Albuquerque, NM

2.0 7,600 386,700 394,300

New Bern, NC

2.0 900 45,300 46,200

Cleveland-Elyria, OH

2.0 21,000 1,063,700 1,084,700

Columbus, OH

2.0 21,600 1,062,500 1,084,100

Sioux Falls, SD

2.0 3,100 154,400 157,500

Kennewick-Richland, WA

2.0 2,200 111,800 114,000

Tuscaloosa, AL

1.9 2,000 104,600 106,600

El Centro, CA

1.9 1,000 52,100 53,100

Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA

1.9 18,500 953,500 972,000

Coeur d'Alene, ID

1.9 1,200 63,200 64,400

Oklahoma City, OK

1.9 11,700 625,600 637,300

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

1.9 800 41,200 42,000

Charleston-North Charleston, SC

1.9 6,600 348,500 355,100

Jackson, TN

1.9 1,300 67,900 69,200

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

1.9 56,100 3,002,800 3,058,900

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

1.9 1,400 74,700 76,100

Gadsden, AL

1.8 700 38,500 39,200

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

1.8 3,200 181,600 184,800

Boulder, CO

1.8 3,300 185,100 188,400

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

1.8 59,400 3,246,900 3,306,300

Saginaw, MI

1.8 1,600 89,200 90,800

Lincoln, NE

1.8 3,400 186,100 189,500

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

1.8 169,500 9,604,700 9,774,200

Johnstown, PA

1.8 1,000 55,400 56,400

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

1.8 1,400 78,500 79,900

Lubbock, TX

1.8 2,600 145,500 148,100

Winchester, VA-WV

1.8 1,100 62,300 63,400

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

1.7 800 47,500 48,300

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

1.7 102,600 5,944,200 6,046,800

Springfield, IL

1.7 2,000 114,700 116,700

Carson City, NV

1.7 500 28,800 29,300

Salem, OR

1.7 2,800 162,700 165,500

Columbia, SC

1.7 6,700 392,000 398,700

Sherman-Denison, TX

1.7 800 46,600 47,400

Victoria, TX

1.7 700 41,500 42,200

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

1.6 17,700 1,073,200 1,090,900

Albany, GA

1.6 1,000 61,200 62,200

Urban Honolulu, HI

1.6 7,400 472,700 480,100

Evansville, IN-KY

1.6 2,600 158,600 161,200

Lewiston-Auburn, ME NECTA

1.6 800 50,900 51,700

Springfield, MO

1.6 3,400 209,300 212,700

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

1.6 2,100 132,600 134,700

Watertown-Fort Drum, NY

1.6 700 44,100 44,800

Asheville, NC

1.6 3,100 188,200 191,300

Johnson City, TN

1.6 1,200 76,800 78,000

Wausau, WI

1.6 1,200 73,200 74,400

Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ

1.5 500 33,300 33,800

Salinas, CA

1.5 2,000 137,300 139,300

New Haven, CT NECTA

1.5 4,300 285,800 290,100

Monroe, LA

1.5 1,200 79,000 80,200

Springfield, MA-CT NECTA

1.5 5,000 332,300 337,300

Worcester, MA-CT NECTA

1.5 4,200 285,000 289,200

Battle Creek, MI

1.5 900 59,700 60,600

Billings, MT

1.5 1,300 86,000 87,300

Missoula, MT

1.5 900 60,800 61,700

Utica-Rome, NY

1.5 1,900 128,100 130,000

Amarillo, TX

1.5 1,800 120,300 122,100

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC

1.4 3,200 234,000 237,200

Dalton, GA

1.4 1,000 69,700 70,700

Pocatello, ID

1.4 500 35,900 36,400

Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN

1.4 1,400 98,800 100,200

Muncie, IN

1.4 700 50,300 51,000

Ann Arbor, MI

1.4 2,900 212,000 214,900

Jackson, MS

1.4 4,000 277,900 281,900

East Stroudsburg, PA

1.4 800 57,700 58,500

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

1.3 6,700 522,200 528,900

Montgomery, AL

1.3 2,200 174,200 176,400

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

1.3 500 38,900 39,400

Danbury, CT NECTA

1.3 1,000 79,600 80,600

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

1.3 59,600 4,689,500 4,749,100

Kingston, NY

1.3 800 62,800 63,600

Pittsburgh, PA

1.3 15,000 1,170,500 1,185,500

Abilene, TX

1.3 900 67,400 68,300

Madison, WI

1.3 5,100 397,400 402,500

Cedar Rapids, IA

1.2 1,700 145,600 147,300

Dubuque, IA

1.2 700 59,900 60,600

Topeka, KS

1.2 1,400 113,600 115,000

Wichita, KS

1.2 3,500 297,200 300,700

Jefferson City, MO

1.2 900 77,400 78,300

St. Louis, MO-IL (1)

1.2 16,600 1,374,400 1,391,000

Eugene, OR

1.2 1,900 158,300 160,200

Lebanon, PA

1.2 600 51,900 52,500

Bakersfield, CA

1.1 2,700 256,100 258,800

Pueblo, CO

1.1 700 61,800 62,500

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT NECTA

1.1 6,200 574,400 580,600

Idaho Falls, ID

1.1 700 64,900 65,600

Baton Rouge, LA

1.1 4,500 404,900 409,400

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

1.1 15,700 1,401,700 1,417,400

California-Lexington Park, MD

1.1 500 45,600 46,100

Great Falls, MT

1.1 400 36,400 36,800

Ithaca, NY

1.1 700 63,000 63,700

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

1.1 1,600 150,800 152,400

Lawton, OK

1.1 500 45,900 46,400

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

1.1 1,500 142,200 143,700

Dothan, AL

1.0 600 57,700 58,300

Hot Springs, AR

1.0 400 38,500 38,900

Macon-Bibb County, GA

1.0 1,000 102,400 103,400

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA

1.0 600 59,700 60,300

Odessa, TX

1.0 700 68,500 69,200

Roanoke, VA

1.0 1,600 162,800 164,400

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA

1.0 2,400 242,200 244,600

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

1.0 1,300 136,800 138,100

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

0.9 500 57,000 57,500

Flagstaff, AZ

0.9 600 65,700 66,300

Dover, DE

0.9 600 68,700 69,300

Valdosta, GA

0.9 500 55,900 56,400

St. Joseph, MO-KS

0.9 600 63,600 64,200

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

0.9 4,200 465,900 470,100

Lima, OH

0.9 500 53,200 53,700

Mansfield, OH

0.9 500 53,100 53,600

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA NECTA

0.9 5,600 592,400 598,000

Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC

0.9 3,700 409,600 413,300

Cheyenne, WY

0.9 400 46,900 47,300

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR

0.8 2,800 353,700 356,500

Peoria, IL

0.8 1,400 176,100 177,500

Flint, MI

0.8 1,200 141,400 142,600

Jacksonville, NC

0.8 400 49,000 49,400

Altoona, PA

0.8 500 62,000 62,500

York-Hanover, PA

0.8 1,400 183,700 185,100

Sumter, SC

0.8 300 39,000 39,300

Clarksville, TN-KY

0.8 700 87,600 88,300

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

0.8 700 89,800 90,500

Racine, WI

0.8 600 78,500 79,100

Sheboygan, WI

0.8 500 63,300 63,800

Anchorage, AK

0.7 1,200 183,100 184,300

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT NECTA

0.7 3,100 418,000 421,100

Brunswick, GA

0.7 300 44,400 44,700

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

0.7 4,100 574,800 578,900

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

0.7 800 107,400 108,200

Las Cruces, NM

0.7 500 70,900 71,400

Syracuse, NY

0.7 2,200 317,600 319,800

Toledo, OH

0.7 2,100 310,700 312,800

Columbus, GA-AL

0.6 700 120,100 120,800

Owensboro, KY

0.6 300 53,500 53,800

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

0.6 400 63,700 64,100

Binghamton, NY

0.6 600 104,500 105,100

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA

0.6 1,600 260,400 262,000

Longview, TX

0.6 600 96,800 97,400

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

0.6 5,400 868,500 873,900

Tucson, AZ

0.5 1,900 362,800 364,700

Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI NECTA

0.5 600 131,100 131,700

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

0.5 1,300 251,200 252,500

Midland, MI

0.5 200 38,100 38,300

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

0.5 800 155,000 155,800

Santa Fe, NM

0.5 300 64,300 64,600

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY

0.5 2,900 564,800 567,700

Champaign-Urbana, IL

0.4 400 105,600 106,000

Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL (2)

0.4 800 184,400 185,200

Dayton, OH

0.4 1,600 383,900 385,500

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA

0.4 900 224,800 225,700

Erie, PA

0.4 500 128,500 129,000

Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA

0.4 500 120,600 121,100

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

0.3 400 136,800 137,200

Homosassa Springs, FL

0.3 100 33,000 33,100

Bangor, ME NECTA

0.3 200 66,700 66,900

Jackson, MI

0.3 200 58,800 59,000

Rochester, NY

0.3 1,600 536,600 538,200

Winston-Salem, NC

0.3 800 261,600 262,400

Grand Forks, ND-MN

0.3 200 57,300 57,500

Tulsa, OK

0.3 1,200 443,600 444,800

Grand Junction, CO

0.2 100 61,000 61,100

Ocean City, NJ

0.2 100 51,900 52,000

Goldsboro, NC

0.2 100 41,800 41,900

Springfield, OH

0.2 100 50,700 50,800

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

0.2 600 367,500 368,100

Burlington-South Burlington, VT NECTA

0.2 200 125,000 125,200

Green Bay, WI

0.2 400 177,500 177,900

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

0.2 200 97,000 97,200

Joplin, MO

0.1 100 81,100 81,200

Portsmouth, NH-ME NECTA

0.1 100 93,500 93,600

Fayetteville, NC

0.1 100 130,900 131,000

Akron, OH

0.1 500 336,400 336,900

Waco, TX

0.1 100 118,800 118,900

Decatur, IL

0.0 0 51,500 51,500

Bloomington, IN

0.0 0 71,900 71,900

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

0.0 0 90,500 90,500

Canton-Massillon, OH

0.0 0 173,700 173,700

Williamsport, PA

0.0 0 53,100 53,100

Knoxville, TN

0.0 -100 390,700 390,600

Lynchburg, VA

0.0 0 103,900 103,900

Longview, WA

0.0 0 39,100 39,100

Rockford, IL

-0.1 -200 153,300 153,100

State College, PA

-0.1 -100 73,800 73,700

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

-0.1 -900 781,300 780,400

Charleston, WV

-0.1 -100 119,700 119,600

Wheeling, WV-OH

-0.1 -100 67,100 67,000

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

-0.2 -100 46,500 46,400

Decatur, AL

-0.2 -100 54,800 54,700

Monroe, MI

-0.2 -100 43,200 43,100

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV

-0.2 -100 40,700 40,600

Mobile, AL

-0.3 -500 180,000 179,500

Pine Bluff, AR

-0.3 -100 33,200 33,100

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA

-0.3 -300 90,200 89,900

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

-0.3 -500 164,500 164,000

Wichita Falls, TX

-0.3 -200 58,000 57,800

Lafayette, LA

-0.5 -1,100 200,900 199,800

Cumberland, MD-WV

-0.5 -200 39,500 39,300

Elmira, NY

-0.5 -200 37,500 37,300

Bismarck, ND

-0.5 -400 74,900 74,500

Farmington, NM

-0.6 -300 48,500 48,200

Danville, IL

-0.7 -200 28,500 28,300

Michigan City-La Porte, IN

-0.7 -300 42,000 41,700

Fort Smith, AR-OK

-0.8 -900 114,500 113,600

Alexandria, LA

-0.8 -500 63,700 63,200

Bay City, MI

-0.8 -300 36,800 36,500

Muskegon, MI

-0.8 -500 65,400 64,900

Greenville, NC

-0.8 -600 78,600 78,000

Eau Claire, WI

-0.9 -800 85,700 84,900

Waterbury, CT NECTA

-1.0 -700 68,200 67,500

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

-1.0 -1,900 182,000 180,100

Texarkana, TX-AR

-1.0 -600 61,300 60,700

Rocky Mount, NC

-1.1 -600 56,700 56,100

Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH (2)

-1.2 -500 42,300 41,800

San Angelo, TX

-1.2 -600 49,400 48,800

Fairbanks, AK

-2.1 -800 38,700 37,900

Beckley, WV

-2.2 -1,000 45,900 44,900

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL

-2.9 -1,300 44,500 43,200

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

-3.2 -2,800 88,800 86,000

Casper, WY

-3.8 -1,500 39,400 37,900
Footnotes:

(p) Preliminary.

Note: Data are not seasonally adjusted.

The largest over-the-year percentage gains in employment occurred in Manhattan, Kansas (+7.8 percent), Fort Collins, Colorado (+7.2 percent), and Sebring, Florida (+5.7 percent). The largest numerical increases were in New York-Newark-Jersey City, New York-New Jersey-Pennsylvania (+169,500), Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas (+115,300), and Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, California (+102,600). 

The largest over-the-year percentage decrease in employment occurred in Casper, Wyoming (–3.8 percent), followed by Houma-Thibodaux, Louisiana (–3.2 percent), and Cape Girardeau, Missouri-Illinois (–2.9 percent). The largest numerical decrease occurred in Houma-Thibodaux, Louisiana (–2,800), followed by Shreveport-Bossier City, Louisiana (–1,900), and Casper, Wyoming (–1,500). 

These data are from the Current Employment Statistics (State and Metro Area) program and are not seasonally adjusted. Areas in the six New England states are Metropolitan New England City and Town Areas (NECTAs), while areas in other states are county-based. Data for the most recent month are preliminary. To learn more, see "Metropolitan Area Employment and Unemployment — June 2017" (HTML) (PDF).

SUGGESTED CITATION

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Employment increased in 342 metropolitan areas over the year ending June 2017 on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2017/nonfarm-payroll-employment-increased-in-342-metropolitan-areas-over-the-year-ending-june-2017.htm (visited October 23, 2017).

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