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181 of 389 metropolitan areas had jobless rates above the U.S. rate of 4.0 percent in January 2020

March 27, 2020

In January 2020, a total of 196 metropolitan areas had jobless rates below the U.S. rate of 4.0 percent (not seasonally adjusted), 181 areas had rates above it, and 12 areas had rates equal to that of the nation. Ames, Iowa, and Burlington-South Burlington, Vermont, had the lowest unemployment rates, 2.2 percent each. El Centro, California, had the highest unemployment rate, 18.8 percent.

Unemployment rates for metropolitan areas, January 2019–January 2020, not seasonally adjusted
Area Jan 2019 Feb 2019 Mar 2019 Apr 2019 May 2019 Jun 2019 Jul 2019 Aug 2019 Sep 2019 Oct 2019 Nov 2019 Dec 2019 Jan 2020[p]

Ames, IA

1.9% 1.4% 1.5% 1.3% 1.5% 2.3% 2.2% 1.9% 1.5% 1.3% 1.6% 2.0% 2.2%

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

2.1 1.8 1.8 1.5 1.5 1.9 1.8 1.9 1.9 1.3 1.8 1.6 2.2

Logan, UT-ID

2.5 2.7 2.5 2.2 2.2 2.7 2.6 2.4 1.7 1.5 1.5 1.7 2.3

Boulder, CO

3.5 2.9 2.5 2.3 2.1 2.7 2.4 2.4 1.9 2.1 2.1 2.0 2.4

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

3.8 3.3 3.3 2.9 3.1 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.0 2.9 2.7 2.2 2.4

Charleston-North Charleston, SC

3.1 2.8 2.9 2.5 2.9 3.0 2.8 2.5 1.5 1.8 1.8 2.0 2.4

Midland, TX

2.3 2.2 2.1 1.7 1.7 2.1 2.2 2.2 2.0 2.1 2.1 2.1 2.4

Fort Collins, CO

3.8 3.1 2.6 2.3 2.0 2.6 2.3 2.3 1.9 2.0 2.1 2.0 2.5

Iowa City, IA

2.3 1.8 1.9 1.5 1.8 2.2 2.3 2.1 1.8 1.6 1.8 2.3 2.5

Ann Arbor, MI

2.9 2.7 3.0 2.5 2.9 3.5 4.2 3.3 3.0 2.5 2.2 2.2 2.5

Provo-Orem, UT

2.6 2.8 2.7 2.4 2.5 3.1 2.9 2.6 1.9 1.7 1.7 1.9 2.5

Lincoln, NE

2.7 2.8 2.9 2.7 2.8 3.2 3.0 2.9 2.7 2.7 2.6 2.4 2.6

Corvallis, OR

3.4 3.4 3.5 2.9 2.5 3.3 3.8 4.0 3.5 2.7 2.2 2.0 2.6

Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC

3.2 2.9 3.0 2.7 3.1 3.3 2.9 2.7 1.6 1.9 2.0 2.1 2.6

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

3.3 3.1 3.1 2.8 3.1 3.3 3.0 2.7 1.6 1.9 1.9 2.1 2.6

Salt Lake City, UT

2.8 3.0 3.0 2.7 2.7 3.2 2.9 2.8 2.0 1.9 1.9 2.0 2.6

Huntsville, AL

3.8 3.4 3.3 2.9 2.5 3.0 2.6 2.3 2.1 2.0 2.1 2.1 2.7

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

3.1 2.8 3.0 2.4 2.2 2.7 2.9 2.7 2.2 2.3 2.3 2.2 2.7

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

3.0 2.8 3.0 2.4 2.2 2.7 2.8 2.7 2.2 2.3 2.3 2.2 2.7

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

4.1 3.3 2.9 2.7 2.4 2.9 2.7 2.6 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.3 2.7

Greeley, CO

3.8 3.2 2.8 2.5 2.2 2.8 2.6 2.5 2.0 2.2 2.3 2.3 2.7

Urban Honolulu, HI

2.7 2.6 2.7 2.6 2.5 3.1 2.5 2.4 2.6 2.4 2.4 2.1 2.7

Columbia, SC

3.4 3.0 3.1 2.8 3.2 3.5 3.1 2.8 1.7 2.0 2.0 2.2 2.7

Spartanburg, SC

3.2 2.9 3.0 2.7 3.1 3.5 3.1 2.7 1.6 1.9 2.0 2.1 2.7

Amarillo, TX

3.1 2.9 2.7 2.1 2.1 2.7 2.8 2.7 2.5 2.4 2.5 2.3 2.7

Austin-Round Rock, TX

3.3 3.0 2.7 2.3 2.2 2.7 2.9 2.8 2.6 2.6 2.5 2.4 2.7

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

3.8 3.1 3.0 2.7 2.7 3.2 3.0 2.8 2.0 1.8 1.8 2.0 2.7

Charlottesville, VA

3.0 2.9 2.8 2.2 2.7 2.8 2.7 2.6 2.2 2.1 2.2 2.1 2.7

Staunton-Waynesboro, VA

3.0 2.9 2.9 2.3 2.7 2.7 2.6 2.5 2.2 2.3 2.2 2.1 2.7

Gainesville, GA

3.5 3.2 3.0 2.5 2.8 3.1 3.0 2.9 2.4 2.4 2.1 2.2 2.8

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

2.9 2.9 2.9 2.8 2.5 3.1 2.6 2.4 2.7 2.7 2.5 2.2 2.8

Columbus, IN

3.1 3.2 2.9 2.1 2.2 2.5 2.6 2.3 2.0 2.2 2.3 2.1 2.8

Dover-Durham, NH-ME

2.8 2.8 2.7 2.3 2.2 2.2 2.3 2.3 2.2 2.1 2.1 2.1 2.8

Manchester, NH

2.7 2.7 2.6 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.4 2.3 2.2 2.2 2.1 2.8

Portsmouth, NH-ME

2.7 2.6 2.6 2.3 2.2 2.1 2.1 2.1 2.0 2.1 2.1 2.0 2.8

Fargo, ND-MN

3.1 2.9 3.0 2.5 2.1 2.5 2.2 2.0 1.9 1.6 1.9 2.2 2.8

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

2.7 2.4 2.6 2.1 2.4 3.1 3.3 2.6 2.4 2.6 2.4 2.4 2.8

Harrisonburg, VA

3.0 3.1 3.0 2.4 3.0 3.1 2.9 2.7 2.3 2.2 2.2 2.1 2.8

Auburn-Opelika, AL

3.9 3.5 3.6 2.9 2.6 3.3 2.8 2.5 2.2 2.1 2.2 2.2 2.9

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

3.9 3.6 3.4 3.0 2.6 3.1 2.7 2.6 2.3 2.2 2.2 2.2 2.9

Decatur, AL

4.0 3.6 3.4 3.0 2.5 3.1 2.7 2.5 2.2 2.2 2.2 2.3 2.9

Tuscaloosa, AL

4.0 3.6 3.5 3.0 2.8 3.5 3.1 2.7 2.3 2.2 2.3 2.3 2.9

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

3.2 3.1 2.5 2.0 2.3 2.5 2.8 2.6 2.4 2.3 2.2 2.3 2.9

Santa Rosa, CA

3.3 3.1 3.2 2.6 2.3 2.8 3.0 2.7 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.4 2.9

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

3.5 3.0 2.8 2.5 2.5 2.9 2.8 2.8 2.4 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.9

Manhattan, KS

3.6 3.3 3.1 2.6 2.8 3.0 3.6 3.1 2.4 2.4 2.5 2.4 2.9

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

3.1 2.9 3.2 2.5 2.7 3.3 3.9 3.1 2.8 2.5 2.3 2.4 2.9

Oklahoma City, OK

3.5 3.3 3.0 2.6 2.9 3.2 3.1 3.1 2.9 3.0 3.1 2.8 2.9

College Station-Bryan, TX

3.2 3.0 2.7 2.2 2.3 3.1 3.1 3.0 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.5 2.9

Lubbock, TX

3.3 3.1 3.1 2.3 2.3 3.2 3.3 2.9 2.7 2.6 2.6 2.5 2.9

Winchester, VA-WV

3.1 3.3 3.0 2.4 2.7 2.8 2.7 2.6 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.9

Gainesville, FL

3.8 3.2 3.1 2.7 2.8 3.5 3.5 3.3 2.8 2.8 2.5 2.5 3.0

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

3.6 3.1 2.9 2.6 2.8 3.4 3.5 3.8 3.2 2.9 2.7 2.5 3.0

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

3.6 3.2 3.0 2.7 2.8 3.2 3.2 3.2 2.8 2.7 2.5 2.5 3.0

Idaho Falls, ID

3.4 3.0 2.7 2.0 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.1 2.0 1.9 2.3 2.3 3.0

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

3.7 3.4 3.2 2.6 2.6 3.0 3.6 3.0 2.7 2.8 2.8 2.7 3.0

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

3.2 2.8 2.8 2.4 2.8 2.9 2.7 2.6 2.7 2.3 2.1 2.1 3.0

Mankato-North Mankato, MN

3.4 3.2 3.4 2.7 2.5 3.1 2.9 2.8 2.2 2.0 2.0 2.6 3.0

Grand Forks, ND-MN

3.4 3.2 3.3 2.8 2.5 3.2 2.9 2.5 2.0 1.8 2.1 2.5 3.0

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

4.1 3.7 3.5 3.1 2.5 2.9 2.5 2.4 2.2 2.2 2.3 2.4 3.1

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA

3.5 3.2 3.3 2.7 2.4 3.0 3.2 3.0 2.4 2.4 2.5 2.5 3.1

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

3.7 3.5 3.3 2.9 3.1 3.4 3.3 3.2 2.9 2.8 2.8 2.6 3.1

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

3.7 3.3 3.1 2.8 3.0 3.5 3.4 3.4 2.9 2.8 2.6 2.5 3.1

Jacksonville, FL

3.8 3.4 3.2 2.8 3.0 3.5 3.5 3.4 2.9 2.8 2.6 2.6 3.1

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

3.8 3.3 3.2 2.8 3.0 3.4 3.4 3.5 2.9 2.8 2.7 2.6 3.1

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

3.9 3.5 3.3 2.9 3.1 3.5 3.4 3.5 2.9 2.9 2.7 2.6 3.1

Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN

3.7 3.7 3.4 2.6 2.8 3.2 3.4 3.2 2.5 2.8 2.9 2.6 3.1

Portland-South Portland, ME

3.3 3.0 3.0 2.7 2.6 2.3 1.9 1.7 1.9 2.0 2.2 2.3 3.1

Columbia, MO

2.7 2.6 2.8 2.0 2.3 2.7 2.9 2.6 1.7 1.7 2.2 2.4 3.1

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

3.2 3.2 3.3 2.9 3.0 3.3 3.2 3.0 2.8 2.7 2.7 2.7 3.1

Bismarck, ND

3.4 3.5 3.4 2.6 2.2 2.7 2.2 2.3 2.0 1.8 2.3 2.4 3.1

Florence, SC

3.9 3.6 3.6 3.2 3.6 4.0 3.6 3.2 2.0 2.3 2.3 2.5 3.1

Abilene, TX

3.6 3.4 3.2 2.5 2.6 3.2 3.3 3.2 2.9 2.9 2.9 2.8 3.1

Richmond, VA

3.3 3.3 3.2 2.6 3.0 3.1 3.0 2.9 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.6 3.1

Roanoke, VA

3.1 3.1 3.0 2.5 2.8 3.0 2.9 2.8 2.5 2.4 2.5 2.5 3.1

Madison, WI

2.6 2.4 2.4 2.0 2.3 2.9 2.6 2.5 2.3 2.2 2.2 2.3 3.1

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL

3.9 3.5 3.3 3.0 3.1 3.5 3.4 3.5 3.0 2.9 2.8 2.7 3.2

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL

3.9 3.4 3.2 2.8 2.9 3.5 3.5 3.4 2.9 2.8 2.7 2.7 3.2

Tallahassee, FL

3.9 3.3 3.1 2.8 3.0 3.5 3.6 3.5 2.9 2.9 2.6 2.6 3.2

Athens-Clarke County, GA

4.1 3.8 3.5 2.9 3.2 3.8 3.5 3.5 2.8 2.8 2.4 2.5 3.2

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

4.2 3.8 3.6 3.0 3.3 3.7 3.5 3.5 2.9 2.9 2.6 2.7 3.2

Boise City, ID

3.7 3.3 2.9 2.4 2.3 2.6 2.8 2.6 2.3 2.3 2.7 2.7 3.2

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN

3.7 3.7 3.5 2.8 2.8 3.1 3.3 3.0 2.6 2.7 2.9 2.7 3.2

Lawrence, KS

3.5 3.4 3.3 2.7 2.9 3.2 3.7 3.2 2.5 2.6 2.6 2.5 3.2

California-Lexington Park, MD

3.9 3.9 3.7 3.0 3.2 3.7 4.2 4.0 3.1 2.9 2.9 2.7 3.2

Lansing-East Lansing, MI

4.0 3.3 3.6 2.9 3.1 3.9 4.6 3.6 3.1 3.6 2.5 2.7 3.2

Enid, OK

3.3 3.2 3.1 2.6 2.9 3.1 3.1 3.0 2.9 2.9 3.2 3.1 3.2

Lawton, OK

4.2 3.9 3.6 3.0 3.4 3.8 3.8 3.8 3.6 3.7 3.7 3.3 3.2

Tulsa, OK

3.8 3.6 3.3 2.8 3.1 3.4 3.3 3.3 3.1 3.6 3.5 3.2 3.2

San Angelo, TX

3.5 3.3 3.0 2.5 2.5 3.1 3.3 3.1 2.9 2.9 2.9 2.8 3.2

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

3.6 3.4 3.1 2.6 2.6 3.2 3.3 3.2 3.0 2.9 2.9 2.8 3.2

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

3.4 3.3 3.2 2.5 3.1 3.3 3.2 2.9 2.6 2.6 2.6 3.4 3.2

Dothan, AL

4.6 4.1 3.9 3.5 3.0 3.5 3.0 2.9 2.5 2.4 2.5 2.6 3.3

Montgomery, AL

4.3 3.9 3.7 3.3 2.8 3.3 2.9 2.8 2.5 2.4 2.5 2.5 3.3

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

3.8 3.5 3.6 3.0 2.7 3.3 3.6 3.4 2.7 2.9 2.9 2.8 3.3

Colorado Springs, CO

5.0 4.1 3.6 3.3 3.0 3.5 3.4 3.2 2.6 2.8 2.9 2.8 3.3

Savannah, GA

4.1 3.7 3.5 2.9 3.2 3.6 3.4 3.6 3.0 2.9 2.6 2.7 3.3

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

3.6 3.4 3.6 2.9 2.7 3.3 3.1 2.9 2.5 2.5 2.7 3.0 3.3

Rochester, MN

3.6 3.4 3.6 2.8 2.5 3.0 2.8 2.6 2.1 2.1 2.3 3.0 3.3

Sioux Falls, SD

2.8 2.8 2.7 2.4 2.4 2.4 2.1 2.4 2.3 2.4 2.6 3.0 3.3

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

3.9 3.6 3.3 2.8 2.7 3.3 3.4 3.3 3.1 3.1 3.0 2.9 3.3

Sherman-Denison, TX

3.5 3.3 3.0 2.5 2.6 3.1 3.2 3.2 2.9 2.9 2.9 2.9 3.3

Wichita Falls, TX

3.8 3.5 3.2 2.6 2.6 3.4 3.5 3.2 3.0 2.9 2.9 2.9 3.3

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

3.6 3.6 3.3 2.8 3.2 3.2 3.1 3.1 2.7 2.7 2.7 2.8 3.3

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

4.2 4.1 4.1 3.4 3.4 3.4 3.6 3.6 3.5 3.3 2.9 2.7 3.3

Jonesboro, AR

3.7 3.6 2.8 2.3 2.7 3.1 3.3 2.9 2.7 2.6 2.5 2.7 3.4

Warner Robins, GA

4.6 4.0 3.7 3.2 3.5 3.9 3.7 3.7 3.0 3.2 2.7 2.8 3.4

Pocatello, ID

3.8 3.4 2.9 2.5 2.3 2.6 3.2 2.5 2.3 2.3 2.6 2.7 3.4

Bloomington, IL

5.5 4.8 4.9 4.0 3.3 3.7 4.1 3.6 3.6 3.5 3.1 3.4 3.4

Champaign-Urbana, IL

5.5 4.8 4.8 4.1 3.4 3.8 4.2 3.7 3.5 3.5 3.1 3.3 3.4

Evansville, IN-KY

3.6 3.7 3.5 2.7 2.8 3.2 3.4 3.1 2.7 2.8 3.0 2.8 3.4

Fort Wayne, IN

3.6 3.7 3.4 2.6 2.7 3.1 3.4 3.0 2.6 3.2 3.1 2.8 3.4

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

3.2 2.7 2.8 2.1 2.1 2.6 2.6 2.5 2.1 2.1 2.3 2.7 3.4

Reno, NV

4.0 3.7 3.2 3.0 3.0 3.4 3.4 3.3 2.9 2.9 2.7 2.6 3.4

Asheville, NC

3.6 3.4 3.4 2.8 3.3 3.6 3.5 3.5 2.7 2.9 2.6 2.7 3.4

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

4.3 4.1 4.2 3.7 3.3 3.9 4.0 4.3 3.8 3.5 3.1 2.8 3.4

Odessa, TX

2.8 2.7 2.5 2.0 2.1 2.6 2.8 2.8 2.6 2.7 2.9 2.9 3.4

Waco, TX

3.9 3.6 3.4 2.7 2.7 3.5 3.7 3.5 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.0 3.4

St. George, UT

3.6 3.4 3.2 2.9 2.9 3.6 3.5 3.3 2.3 2.1 2.1 2.4 3.4

Sheboygan, WI

2.7 2.5 2.6 2.1 2.3 3.0 2.8 2.7 2.4 2.4 2.6 2.6 3.4

Napa, CA

4.0 3.4 3.5 2.7 2.3 2.8 3.0 2.7 2.2 2.3 2.6 2.9 3.5

Brunswick, GA

4.5 3.9 3.6 3.0 3.4 3.7 3.5 3.6 3.4 3.1 2.7 2.8 3.5

Twin Falls, ID

4.0 3.4 3.1 2.5 2.3 2.6 2.7 2.5 2.2 2.2 2.7 2.8 3.5

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

4.1 4.1 3.9 3.4 3.6 4.0 4.1 4.0 3.4 3.3 3.2 2.9 3.5

Jefferson City, MO

3.1 3.3 3.3 2.3 2.6 3.0 3.2 3.0 1.8 1.9 2.5 2.8 3.5

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

4.0 3.7 3.7 3.2 3.7 4.1 4.0 3.9 3.1 3.2 3.0 2.9 3.5

Raleigh, NC

3.9 3.7 3.6 3.1 3.6 4.0 3.9 3.8 3.1 3.1 3.0 2.9 3.5

Sumter, SC

4.0 3.6 3.8 3.4 3.8 4.2 3.8 3.5 2.1 2.5 2.6 3.0 3.5

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

2.8 2.6 2.7 2.3 2.6 3.3 3.2 3.2 2.8 2.6 2.7 2.8 3.5

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

4.2 3.8 3.5 3.2 3.4 3.8 3.7 3.7 3.2 3.2 3.1 3.0 3.6

Panama City, FL

6.1 5.1 4.4 3.7 3.7 3.9 3.6 3.6 3.0 3.0 2.8 2.9 3.6

Port St. Lucie, FL

4.4 3.9 3.7 3.3 3.5 4.0 4.0 4.1 3.5 3.3 3.1 3.0 3.6

Punta Gorda, FL

4.4 3.9 3.7 3.3 3.5 4.0 3.9 4.1 3.5 3.3 3.2 3.0 3.6

Bloomington, IN

4.4 4.3 3.9 2.9 3.3 3.8 3.9 3.6 2.7 3.1 3.2 2.8 3.6

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

3.3 2.8 2.8 2.2 2.2 2.7 2.8 2.6 2.3 2.4 2.6 3.1 3.6

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

3.9 3.7 3.7 3.2 3.1 2.8 2.6 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 3.6

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

4.5 4.6 4.2 3.4 3.5 3.9 3.8 3.7 3.3 3.3 3.2 3.1 3.6

Kalamazoo-Portage, MI

3.9 3.6 3.9 3.1 3.3 3.9 4.6 3.8 3.4 3.1 2.8 3.0 3.6

Kansas City, MO-KS

3.8 3.7 3.8 2.9 3.1 3.3 4.0 3.3 2.5 2.7 2.8 3.1 3.6

Chattanooga, TN-GA

3.7 3.4 3.3 2.8 3.0 3.9 4.0 3.4 3.0 3.0 2.9 3.3 3.6

Knoxville, TN

3.4 3.0 3.1 2.5 2.9 3.9 4.1 3.2 2.9 2.9 2.9 2.9 3.6

Tyler, TX

4.0 3.7 3.4 2.8 2.8 3.4 3.5 3.4 3.2 3.1 3.2 3.1 3.6

Lynchburg, VA

3.6 3.6 3.5 2.8 3.3 3.6 3.5 3.2 2.9 2.7 2.8 2.9 3.6

Appleton, WI

3.1 2.9 2.8 2.4 2.5 3.2 3.1 2.9 2.6 2.4 2.5 2.8 3.6

Wausau, WI

2.9 2.8 2.8 2.4 2.4 3.1 3.1 2.9 2.5 2.4 2.5 2.7 3.6

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

5.0 4.5 4.1 3.7 3.3 4.1 3.7 3.2 2.9 2.7 2.7 3.0 3.7

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR

3.9 3.9 3.1 2.6 2.9 3.2 3.6 3.3 3.2 3.0 3.0 3.1 3.7

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL

4.4 3.9 3.7 3.3 3.5 4.1 4.1 4.1 3.5 3.4 3.2 3.0 3.7

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

4.4 3.9 3.7 3.4 3.6 4.2 4.2 4.4 3.7 3.4 3.2 3.1 3.7

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC

4.8 4.0 3.9 3.3 3.8 4.2 4.0 3.9 3.0 3.0 2.8 2.9 3.7

Hinesville, GA

4.6 4.1 3.9 3.3 4.0 4.5 4.2 4.3 3.6 3.4 3.1 3.2 3.7

Macon-Bibb County, GA

4.9 4.3 4.0 3.4 3.8 4.2 4.0 4.1 3.3 3.3 2.9 3.0 3.7

Valdosta, GA

4.5 4.0 3.7 3.1 3.3 4.0 3.8 3.8 3.1 3.2 2.9 3.0 3.7

Topeka, KS

4.1 4.1 3.9 3.0 3.2 3.2 3.6 3.4 2.8 2.9 2.9 3.1 3.7

Wichita, KS

4.1 3.9 3.9 3.3 3.5 3.5 4.0 3.7 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.2 3.7

Lexington-Fayette, KY

3.5 3.4 3.6 3.1 3.2 3.9 4.0 3.5 3.0 2.9 3.0 3.0 3.7

Worcester, MA-CT

3.9 3.6 3.5 2.9 3.4 3.5 3.3 3.2 3.2 2.8 2.6 2.7 3.7

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL

3.4 3.4 3.6 2.7 3.0 3.5 3.7 3.4 2.4 2.5 3.1 3.2 3.7

Joplin, MO

3.2 3.1 3.5 2.6 3.0 3.4 3.7 3.1 2.2 2.4 2.9 3.2 3.7

Springfield, MO

3.2 3.0 3.3 2.4 2.7 2.9 3.0 3.2 2.1 2.2 2.8 3.2 3.7

Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC

4.1 3.8 3.7 3.3 3.7 4.1 4.0 3.9 3.1 3.2 3.1 3.1 3.7

Fond du Lac, WI

3.0 2.9 2.8 2.1 2.4 3.2 3.2 3.3 2.7 2.5 2.5 2.7 3.7

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

5.4 4.6 4.4 4.0 3.4 4.1 3.5 3.2 2.9 2.8 2.9 3.0 3.8

Lewiston, ID-WA

4.3 4.1 4.1 3.2 2.8 3.0 3.3 3.1 2.7 2.8 3.2 3.2 3.8

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

4.8 4.3 4.1 3.7 3.5 4.0 4.1 3.7 3.4 3.5 3.3 3.2 3.8

Springfield, IL

5.7 5.1 5.1 4.2 3.3 3.6 3.9 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.2 3.6 3.8

Cedar Rapids, IA

3.5 2.9 2.9 2.2 2.3 2.8 2.9 2.9 2.5 2.4 2.6 3.1 3.8

St. Joseph, MO-KS

3.5 3.6 3.8 2.8 2.8 3.3 3.5 3.0 2.1 2.3 2.6 3.0 3.8

Ithaca, NY

3.7 3.6 3.4 3.0 3.1 3.4 3.8 3.9 3.5 3.5 3.0 3.2 3.8

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

4.2 4.0 3.9 3.4 3.9 4.3 4.2 4.2 3.4 3.5 3.3 3.2 3.8

Wilmington, NC

4.4 4.0 3.9 3.4 3.7 4.1 4.0 3.9 3.1 3.2 3.1 3.0 3.8

State College, PA

3.2 3.0 2.7 2.3 3.0 3.2 3.8 3.1 3.0 3.3 3.1 3.4 3.8

Killeen-Temple, TX

4.6 4.2 3.8 3.2 3.1 3.8 4.0 3.8 3.6 3.5 3.5 3.4 3.8

Morgantown, WV

4.7 4.8 4.2 3.3 3.5 4.3 3.9 3.8 3.3 3.5 3.6 3.7 3.8

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA

4.4 4.0 4.0 3.2 3.0 3.6 3.9 3.9 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.4 3.9

Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA

4.3 4.1 4.2 3.5 3.1 3.7 4.0 3.7 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.2 3.9

Ocala, FL

4.8 4.2 3.9 3.5 3.7 4.2 4.1 4.2 3.5 3.4 3.3 3.2 3.9

Rome, GA

5.4 4.4 3.9 3.2 3.6 4.1 4.5 3.9 3.3 3.3 3.1 3.7 3.9

Carbondale-Marion, IL

5.9 5.0 5.1 4.2 3.6 4.0 4.2 3.8 3.7 3.7 3.4 3.7 3.9

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN

4.0 3.9 4.0 3.6 3.6 4.3 4.6 3.9 3.4 3.3 3.4 3.3 3.9

Jackson, MI

4.2 3.9 4.1 3.3 3.4 4.2 4.9 4.0 3.4 3.3 3.0 3.2 3.9

St. Louis, MO-IL

4.0 3.8 4.0 3.1 3.1 3.4 3.6 3.3 2.6 2.7 3.0 3.3 3.9

Billings, MT

4.3 4.0 3.7 2.9 2.6 3.2 2.8 2.9 2.9 2.9 3.1 3.2 3.9

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

4.7 4.2 3.8 3.8 4.0 4.8 4.7 4.5 4.0 4.0 3.7 3.5 3.9

Trenton, NJ

4.1 4.1 3.5 2.5 2.6 2.7 3.3 3.2 3.0 3.0 2.9 3.1 3.9

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

4.4 4.3 3.9 3.2 3.5 3.5 3.9 3.9 3.5 3.7 3.4 3.4 3.9

Burlington, NC

4.3 4.0 3.9 3.4 3.9 4.5 4.4 4.3 3.4 3.5 3.2 3.2 3.9

Winston-Salem, NC

4.2 3.9 3.8 3.3 3.8 4.3 4.2 4.2 3.3 3.4 3.2 3.2 3.9

Eugene, OR

5.1 4.9 4.9 4.3 3.6 4.4 4.6 5.0 4.3 3.8 3.4 3.1 3.9

Gettysburg, PA

3.3 3.3 2.8 2.3 2.7 3.1 3.6 3.4 2.8 3.2 3.1 3.3 3.9

Lancaster, PA

3.3 3.3 3.0 2.5 3.0 3.3 3.8 3.6 3.1 3.5 3.3 3.4 3.9

Rapid City, SD

3.5 3.6 3.4 3.0 3.0 3.0 2.6 3.0 2.9 3.0 3.4 3.7 3.9

Cleveland, TN

3.8 3.3 3.5 2.8 3.2 4.4 4.8 3.8 3.4 3.2 3.1 3.3 3.9

Jackson, TN

3.7 3.3 3.5 2.9 3.1 4.1 4.3 3.6 3.4 3.3 3.2 3.1 3.9

Victoria, TX

4.0 3.7 3.4 2.9 2.9 3.5 3.6 3.5 3.3 3.3 3.5 3.4 3.9

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN

3.4 3.1 3.1 2.4 2.5 3.3 3.0 2.8 2.4 2.3 2.3 2.7 3.9

Mobile, AL

5.2 5.0 4.5 4.2 3.5 4.2 3.8 3.5 3.1 3.0 3.0 3.2 4.0

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

4.7 4.4 4.5 3.7 3.3 3.9 4.2 3.8 3.1 3.3 3.3 3.4 4.0

Danbury, CT

4.2 3.9 3.7 2.6 3.0 3.2 3.0 3.0 2.8 2.9 2.7 2.7 4.0

Columbus, GA-AL

5.5 4.6 4.3 3.8 4.0 4.5 4.4 4.3 3.6 3.5 3.2 3.3 4.0

Dubuque, IA

3.4 2.8 2.8 2.0 1.9 2.2 2.4 2.4 2.0 1.9 2.2 3.1 4.0

Bangor, ME

4.2 4.0 3.8 3.4 3.1 2.8 2.5 2.1 2.2 2.4 2.6 2.7 4.0

Santa Fe, NM

4.6 4.3 3.7 3.6 3.8 4.5 4.6 4.2 3.7 3.7 3.6 3.6 4.0

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

4.0 3.9 3.7 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.6 3.7 3.4 3.4 3.2 3.6 4.0

El Paso, TX

4.6 4.3 3.9 3.3 3.2 3.9 4.1 4.0 3.7 3.7 3.7 3.6 4.0

Green Bay, WI

3.2 3.0 3.0 2.5 2.6 3.4 3.3 3.1 2.8 2.6 2.7 2.9 4.0

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

3.4 3.2 3.2 2.7 2.9 3.9 3.8 3.8 3.4 3.1 3.2 3.1 4.0

Cheyenne, WY

4.3 3.4 3.6 3.1 3.2 3.8 3.6 3.5 3.4 3.3 3.3 3.3 4.0

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

5.0 4.2 4.1 3.7 4.0 4.6 4.8 4.7 3.8 3.7 3.8 3.7 4.1

Fort Smith, AR-OK

4.4 4.4 3.5 2.9 3.2 3.7 3.9 3.7 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.6 4.1

Hot Springs, AR

4.8 4.6 3.6 2.9 3.2 3.8 4.1 3.8 3.6 3.5 3.4 3.5 4.1

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

4.5 4.0 4.1 3.7 3.6 4.2 4.6 4.3 4.0 4.1 3.8 3.6 4.1

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

4.6 4.3 4.5 3.7 3.5 4.3 4.6 4.4 3.6 3.7 3.6 3.5 4.1

Grand Junction, CO

5.8 4.6 3.8 3.3 2.9 3.6 3.5 3.2 2.5 2.8 2.9 3.1 4.1

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

4.3 4.3 4.1 3.2 3.3 3.9 4.2 3.8 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.4 4.1

Leominster-Gardner, MA

4.2 3.8 3.7 3.1 3.5 3.6 3.4 3.3 3.2 2.8 2.7 2.9 4.1

Springfield, MA-CT

4.5 3.9 3.8 3.2 3.8 3.9 3.7 3.7 3.6 3.0 2.8 2.9 4.1

Battle Creek, MI

4.4 4.1 4.4 3.7 3.8 4.6 5.2 4.5 3.9 3.5 3.2 3.5 4.1

Missoula, MT

4.8 4.0 3.8 3.0 2.5 2.8 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.8 3.1 3.5 4.1

Carson City, NV

5.0 4.7 4.1 3.7 3.8 4.3 4.1 3.9 3.6 3.4 3.3 3.3 4.1

New Bern, NC

4.9 4.5 4.4 3.8 4.2 4.7 4.6 4.5 3.6 3.7 3.5 3.4 4.1

Salem, OR

5.1 4.9 4.8 4.2 3.5 4.2 4.5 4.7 4.1 3.7 3.3 3.1 4.1

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA

3.4 3.5 3.2 2.7 3.2 3.6 4.0 3.9 3.5 3.9 3.7 3.8 4.1

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

4.9 4.3 3.8 3.1 3.4 3.4 3.7 3.8 3.3 2.9 3.1 3.2 4.1

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

4.5 4.2 3.7 3.2 3.2 3.8 4.0 3.9 3.6 3.5 3.6 3.6 4.1

Laredo, TX

4.3 4.2 3.8 3.2 3.2 3.9 4.0 3.7 3.4 3.4 3.5 3.6 4.1

Gadsden, AL

4.5 4.2 4.1 3.6 3.1 3.8 3.3 3.1 2.7 2.8 2.7 2.8 4.2

Pueblo, CO

6.3 5.2 4.5 4.1 3.7 4.4 4.4 4.1 3.4 3.5 3.8 3.6 4.2

New Haven, CT

4.6 4.1 4.0 3.1 3.5 3.8 3.6 3.5 3.4 3.4 3.2 3.1 4.2

Kokomo, IN

4.6 4.6 4.3 6.8 3.2 3.6 3.8 3.4 3.2 3.2 3.4 3.4 4.2

Muncie, IN

4.7 4.7 4.4 3.4 3.6 4.0 4.3 3.9 3.2 3.6 3.7 3.5 4.2

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA

3.4 2.7 2.7 2.3 2.3 2.7 3.3 3.5 2.5 2.5 2.7 3.3 4.2

Great Falls, MT

4.5 4.3 4.0 3.0 2.7 3.2 2.8 3.2 3.1 3.1 3.2 3.4 4.2

Kingston, NY

4.1 4.0 3.7 3.2 3.3 3.3 3.7 3.9 3.4 3.4 3.2 3.7 4.2

Greensboro-High Point, NC

4.7 4.4 4.2 3.7 4.2 4.8 4.7 4.6 3.7 3.8 3.6 3.5 4.2

Columbus, OH

4.5 3.8 3.4 2.7 3.0 3.7 3.9 3.8 3.7 3.5 3.3 3.2 4.2

Bend-Redmond, OR

5.7 5.3 5.3 4.0 3.3 3.9 3.9 4.1 3.6 3.4 3.1 3.1 4.2

Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA

4.0 3.6 3.7 3.0 3.4 4.2 4.4 3.6 3.3 3.2 3.2 3.2 4.2

Longview, TX

4.4 4.1 3.8 3.2 3.1 3.8 4.0 3.9 3.6 3.6 3.7 3.7 4.2

Albany, GA

5.5 4.7 4.3 3.7 4.2 4.7 4.4 4.5 3.8 3.7 3.4 3.6 4.3

Midland, MI

4.3 4.0 4.3 3.4 3.4 4.0 4.5 3.8 3.4 3.1 3.0 3.3 4.3

Monroe, MI

4.4 4.2 4.1 3.5 4.0 4.1 5.7 3.9 3.3 2.9 2.9 3.1 4.3

Goldsboro, NC

4.8 4.4 4.4 3.9 4.4 4.8 4.7 4.7 3.7 3.9 3.6 3.5 4.3

Greenville, NC

4.7 4.4 4.3 3.7 4.5 5.2 5.2 4.9 3.9 4.0 3.7 3.6 4.3

Albany, OR

5.6 5.4 5.1 4.5 3.8 4.5 4.9 5.0 4.5 4.0 3.6 3.3 4.3

York-Hanover, PA

3.6 3.7 3.3 2.8 3.3 3.7 4.2 4.1 3.5 3.9 3.7 3.8 4.3

Johnson City, TN

4.1 3.5 3.6 3.0 3.5 4.4 4.7 3.7 3.4 3.3 3.3 3.4 4.3

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

4.7 4.4 4.2 3.4 3.6 3.9 3.7 3.7 3.5 3.5 3.3 3.3 4.4

Bowling Green, KY

4.2 4.1 4.2 3.5 3.6 4.6 4.8 4.1 3.3 3.6 3.5 3.9 4.4

Owensboro, KY

4.0 3.9 4.1 3.5 3.7 4.4 4.5 3.8 3.4 3.3 3.4 3.6 4.4

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

5.1 4.4 4.7 3.7 3.8 4.4 5.3 4.8 4.0 4.0 3.5 3.8 4.4

Muskegon, MI

4.6 4.2 4.6 3.7 3.9 4.6 5.4 4.3 3.9 3.6 3.6 3.7 4.4

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN

4.5 3.9 3.6 2.9 3.1 3.9 4.2 3.9 3.7 3.6 3.4 3.2 4.4

Medford, OR

5.9 5.5 5.4 4.7 3.8 4.6 5.2 5.0 4.1 3.6 3.2 3.1 4.4

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA

3.6 3.5 3.3 2.8 3.2 3.4 4.1 3.9 3.4 3.8 3.7 4.2 4.4

Texarkana, TX-AR

5.6 5.3 4.5 3.7 3.7 4.4 4.7 4.5 4.1 4.0 3.9 3.9 4.4

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

5.3 5.3 5.2 4.9 4.5 5.1 5.1 5.0 4.4 4.4 4.3 4.1 4.4

Prescott, AZ

5.5 4.5 4.4 4.1 4.3 4.9 5.1 5.1 4.1 4.0 4.2 4.0 4.5

Tucson, AZ

5.4 4.5 4.4 4.0 4.3 5.0 5.3 5.1 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.5

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

4.7 4.4 4.1 3.2 3.6 3.9 3.6 3.6 3.4 3.5 3.3 3.2 4.5

Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI

4.8 4.4 4.1 3.1 3.5 3.7 3.5 3.4 3.3 3.3 3.2 3.2 4.5

Dover, DE

3.8 3.7 3.5 3.2 3.3 4.2 4.5 4.8 4.2 4.2 4.0 3.8 4.5

Sebring, FL

5.3 4.8 4.4 4.0 4.3 5.1 5.2 5.2 4.3 4.1 3.9 3.8 4.5

Pittsfield, MA

4.8 4.4 4.2 3.6 3.8 3.6 3.1 3.4 3.4 2.9 2.9 3.2 4.5

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

4.8 4.4 4.5 3.6 3.8 4.6 5.0 4.2 3.5 3.1 3.1 3.6 4.5

St. Cloud, MN

4.8 4.4 4.5 3.4 2.8 3.2 3.0 2.8 2.4 2.3 2.8 3.7 4.5

Lebanon, PA

3.7 3.7 3.4 2.8 3.3 3.6 4.0 4.0 3.6 3.9 3.8 4.1 4.5

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

4.3 3.8 3.9 3.5 3.7 4.8 5.0 4.2 4.1 3.8 3.9 3.9 4.5

The Villages, FL

5.6 5.1 4.9 4.4 4.6 5.2 4.8 5.2 4.1 4.0 4.1 4.0 4.6

Terre Haute, IN

5.3 5.5 5.1 3.9 3.7 4.1 4.4 4.0 3.5 3.6 3.9 3.9 4.6

Hattiesburg, MS

4.5 4.3 4.2 4.1 4.4 5.2 5.4 5.1 4.8 4.4 4.6 4.4 4.6

Jackson, MS

4.4 4.2 4.3 4.2 4.3 5.3 5.3 4.9 4.9 4.5 4.8 4.5 4.6

Albuquerque, NM

5.1 4.8 4.2 4.0 4.3 5.3 5.4 4.9 4.4 4.4 4.3 4.2 4.6

Cleveland-Elyria, OH

4.7 4.8 4.3 3.6 3.8 4.5 4.6 4.0 3.7 3.3 3.3 3.5 4.6

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

4.1 4.0 3.7 3.1 3.6 3.8 4.3 4.3 3.9 4.1 4.0 4.0 4.6

Clarksville, TN-KY

4.2 3.8 4.0 3.4 3.8 4.9 5.2 4.2 3.9 4.1 3.8 3.7 4.6

Morristown, TN

4.2 3.7 3.7 3.1 3.4 4.5 4.7 3.8 3.5 3.5 3.4 3.5 4.6

Eau Claire, WI

3.8 3.5 3.4 2.8 2.6 3.4 3.3 3.2 2.7 2.6 2.7 3.5 4.6

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

5.2 4.8 4.9 3.5 2.9 3.4 3.7 3.4 2.8 3.0 3.2 3.6 4.7

Coeur d'Alene, ID

5.1 5.0 4.8 3.3 2.7 2.9 3.0 3.0 2.6 2.8 3.5 3.8 4.7

Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL

5.5 4.8 4.9 3.9 3.5 3.8 3.9 3.8 3.9 3.9 3.9 4.5 4.7

Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY

4.3 4.2 4.4 3.8 3.9 4.7 5.0 4.2 3.7 3.7 3.8 3.8 4.7

Rochester, NY

4.5 4.4 4.2 3.6 3.6 3.6 4.0 4.2 3.8 3.8 3.7 4.3 4.7

Jacksonville, NC

5.5 5.0 4.9 4.3 4.8 5.3 5.3 5.1 4.1 4.4 4.0 4.0 4.7

Dayton, OH

5.1 4.3 3.8 3.1 3.5 4.2 4.5 4.3 4.2 4.2 3.8 3.6 4.7

Casper, WY

4.7 4.2 4.0 3.5 3.7 4.2 3.9 3.8 3.7 3.7 3.9 4.1 4.7

Michigan City-La Porte, IN

5.6 5.9 5.7 4.1 3.7 4.1 4.4 4.0 3.6 3.6 3.9 4.2 4.8

Grand Island, NE

4.6 3.3 3.4 3.0 3.0 3.4 3.4 3.1 2.9 4.2 2.8 2.9 4.8

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

5.7 5.0 4.5 3.9 4.1 4.3 3.9 3.7 2.6 3.0 3.0 3.5 4.8

Corpus Christi, TX

5.2 5.0 4.4 3.6 3.6 4.4 4.5 4.4 4.1 3.9 4.0 4.2 4.8

Olympia-Tumwater, WA

5.4 5.5 5.3 5.1 4.6 5.2 5.2 5.3 4.6 4.8 4.7 4.4 4.8

Homosassa Springs, FL

5.9 5.3 4.9 4.3 4.6 5.2 5.2 5.2 4.3 4.1 4.1 4.0 4.9

Danville, IL

7.0 6.3 6.3 5.3 4.5 4.7 5.4 5.2 5.0 4.9 4.6 5.3 4.9

Syracuse, NY

4.7 4.6 4.4 3.7 3.7 3.6 4.0 4.2 3.9 3.9 3.7 4.4 4.9

Peoria, IL

6.8 6.0 5.9 4.8 3.9 4.2 4.5 4.3 4.3 4.2 4.0 4.6 5.0

Flint, MI

5.4 4.9 5.2 4.3 5.6 5.5 6.1 4.9 4.2 4.8 3.8 4.0 5.0

Elmira, NY

4.5 4.5 4.3 3.8 3.8 3.8 4.1 4.3 4.0 4.0 3.7 4.5 5.0

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

4.4 4.4 4.2 3.4 3.8 4.0 4.6 4.5 4.0 4.3 4.1 4.6 5.0

Reading, PA

4.1 4.2 3.8 3.2 3.8 4.1 4.5 4.5 3.9 4.4 4.2 4.4 5.0

Decatur, IL

6.9 6.2 6.3 5.5 4.5 5.0 5.4 4.9 4.9 4.8 4.5 5.1 5.1

Baton Rouge, LA

4.7 4.0 3.4 3.1 3.7 4.9 4.8 4.5 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 5.1

Saginaw, MI

5.6 5.1 5.3 4.3 4.6 5.1 5.7 4.7 4.1 4.8 3.9 4.1 5.1

Duluth, MN-WI

5.2 4.8 4.9 4.1 3.6 4.2 4.1 3.8 3.0 3.2 3.9 4.5 5.1

Racine, WI

4.1 4.0 4.0 3.2 3.2 4.1 4.4 4.3 3.8 3.6 3.7 3.8 5.1

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

4.8 4.1 3.6 3.2 3.8 5.0 4.8 4.5 4.2 4.4 4.4 4.4 5.2

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY

5.0 4.7 4.5 3.8 3.8 3.7 4.3 4.4 3.9 4.0 3.9 4.7 5.2

Utica-Rome, NY

5.1 4.9 4.7 3.9 3.9 4.0 4.1 4.2 3.9 3.9 3.9 4.7 5.2

Rocky Mount, NC

6.0 5.5 5.3 5.0 5.5 6.1 6.0 5.9 4.8 4.9 4.5 4.3 5.2

Pittsburgh, PA

4.3 4.3 3.9 3.2 3.7 4.0 4.5 4.4 3.8 4.3 4.3 4.6 5.2

Janesville-Beloit, WI

3.7 3.6 3.6 2.8 3.1 3.9 3.8 3.9 3.5 3.2 3.4 3.5 5.2

Lake Charles, LA

4.1 3.5 3.1 2.8 3.3 4.3 4.2 4.0 3.8 3.8 4.0 4.3 5.3

Cumberland, MD-WV

6.0 6.0 5.4 4.5 4.6 5.9 5.9 6.1 5.2 5.0 5.0 4.9 5.3

Fayetteville, NC

5.9 5.4 5.2 4.6 5.2 5.8 5.8 5.7 4.6 4.8 4.6 4.4 5.3

Akron, OH

5.7 4.9 4.3 3.4 3.4 4.3 4.6 4.4 4.3 4.1 4.0 4.0 5.3

Lima, OH

5.1 4.4 3.9 3.0 3.2 4.1 4.8 4.2 4.1 4.0 3.8 3.8 5.3

Grants Pass, OR

7.1 6.4 6.2 5.2 4.3 5.0 5.2 5.7 4.8 4.5 4.1 3.9 5.3

Walla Walla, WA

6.3 6.0 6.1 5.0 4.4 5.1 5.3 5.2 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.8 5.3

Redding, CA

6.2 6.2 6.2 4.9 4.0 4.6 4.9 4.4 3.5 3.8 3.9 4.2 5.4

Kankakee, IL

7.5 6.6 6.5 5.3 4.2 4.3 4.6 4.3 4.2 4.3 4.6 5.4 5.4

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

5.2 4.4 3.8 3.4 4.1 5.2 4.9 4.6 4.4 4.6 4.7 4.7 5.4

New Bedford, MA

5.8 5.2 4.9 3.8 4.5 4.6 4.2 4.2 4.2 3.7 3.5 3.8 5.4

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

5.4 5.0 4.9 4.8 5.0 5.9 5.9 5.6 5.6 5.2 5.5 5.4 5.4

Toledo, OH

5.8 4.9 4.3 3.4 4.7 4.3 4.7 4.4 4.3 4.2 4.0 4.0 5.4

Altoona, PA

4.2 4.2 3.9 3.1 3.5 4.2 4.9 4.6 4.0 4.5 4.4 5.0 5.4

Charleston, WV

5.9 6.0 5.2 4.2 4.3 4.7 4.4 4.5 4.2 4.4 4.8 4.7 5.4

Waterbury, CT

5.7 5.5 5.2 4.0 4.4 4.6 4.4 4.4 4.2 4.3 4.1 4.1 5.5

Barnstable Town, MA

5.8 5.4 4.9 3.5 3.5 3.2 2.7 2.6 2.9 2.7 3.0 3.4 5.5

Bay City, MI

5.7 5.1 5.3 4.3 4.3 5.0 5.5 4.6 4.0 4.1 3.7 4.3 5.5

Glens Falls, NY

5.3 5.2 5.1 4.2 3.6 3.3 3.4 3.6 3.5 3.6 4.0 5.1 5.5

Bellingham, WA

5.5 5.9 5.2 5.0 4.6 5.3 5.3 5.5 4.8 4.9 4.9 4.8 5.5

Anchorage, AK

6.3 6.5 6.3 5.6 5.6 5.7 5.1 5.0 5.3 5.0 5.2 5.2 5.6

Chico, CA

6.6 6.1 6.2 5.0 4.3 5.2 5.4 4.8 3.7 3.8 4.0 4.2 5.6

Dalton, GA

6.4 5.4 4.6 4.0 3.9 4.5 4.5 4.3 3.7 4.4 3.6 4.7 5.6

Binghamton, NY

5.3 5.1 4.8 4.0 3.9 4.0 4.5 4.5 4.1 4.2 4.0 4.8 5.6

Lafayette, LA

5.1 4.4 3.8 3.4 4.1 5.2 5.0 4.7 4.5 4.6 4.8 4.9 5.7

Mansfield, OH

5.9 5.0 4.5 3.4 3.5 4.3 4.8 4.4 4.4 4.3 4.4 4.4 5.7

Springfield, OH

5.4 4.6 4.1 3.2 3.3 4.2 4.9 4.3 4.2 5.0 4.3 4.0 5.7

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

6.2 5.9 5.3 4.4 4.5 5.4 5.3 5.0 4.5 4.6 4.6 4.8 5.7

Fairbanks, AK

6.7 6.7 6.4 5.8 5.5 5.4 4.8 4.5 4.9 4.9 5.3 5.3 5.8

Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ

7.0 5.8 5.7 5.4 5.5 6.3 6.7 6.5 5.3 5.1 5.3 5.3 5.8

Salisbury, MD-DE

5.9 5.6 5.0 4.4 3.7 4.1 4.0 4.1 3.8 4.0 4.7 5.0 5.8

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

4.8 4.6 4.2 3.3 4.1 4.2 4.7 4.2 3.7 4.1 4.1 5.1 5.8

Erie, PA

4.7 4.5 4.3 3.4 3.8 4.2 4.7 4.3 3.8 4.4 4.5 5.0 5.8

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA

6.8 6.5 6.8 5.8 5.1 5.6 5.6 5.7 4.8 4.9 5.1 5.2 5.8

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

7.1 5.7 5.7 5.2 5.5 6.3 6.5 6.5 5.3 5.2 5.4 5.4 5.9

Canton-Massillon, OH

6.1 5.2 4.7 3.6 3.8 4.3 4.6 4.4 4.4 4.3 4.4 4.4 5.9

Longview, WA

6.9 6.6 6.7 6.4 6.1 6.6 6.5 6.7 5.8 5.9 5.9 5.5 5.9

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

5.4 4.7 4.1 3.8 4.4 5.7 5.5 5.2 4.9 5.1 5.3 5.4 6.0

Williamsport, PA

5.0 4.9 4.7 3.6 4.0 4.2 4.6 4.6 4.2 4.5 4.6 5.6 6.0

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

6.6 5.9 5.3 4.5 4.5 5.6 6.0 5.9 5.3 5.0 5.2 5.4 6.0

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV

6.9 6.9 5.8 4.5 4.7 5.2 4.9 4.9 4.4 4.9 5.3 5.3 6.0

Pine Bluff, AR

6.2 6.0 5.0 4.3 4.9 5.4 5.8 5.3 4.9 4.7 4.8 5.1 6.1

Las Cruces, NM

6.5 6.3 5.7 5.3 5.3 6.3 6.4 5.6 5.0 5.0 5.2 5.2 6.1

Beckley, WV

6.4 6.4 5.6 4.4 4.5 5.0 4.7 4.7 4.3 4.7 5.2 5.3 6.1

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

6.5 6.7 6.9 5.5 4.0 4.2 4.3 3.9 3.1 3.3 3.9 4.9 6.2

Alexandria, LA

5.7 4.8 4.2 3.7 4.4 5.7 5.7 5.4 5.0 5.0 5.3 5.5 6.2

Farmington, NM

6.5 6.1 5.3 4.8 4.9 6.3 6.6 6.0 5.3 5.3 5.5 5.5 6.2

East Stroudsburg, PA

5.2 5.1 4.8 4.1 4.7 4.8 5.5 5.3 4.9 5.4 5.4 5.7 6.2

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA

6.3 6.8 5.9 5.5 5.2 5.8 5.7 5.9 5.1 5.2 5.5 5.4 6.2

Flagstaff, AZ

7.5 6.1 5.7 4.7 5.0 6.1 6.5 6.0 4.8 4.7 4.8 5.5 6.3

Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH

7.0 6.6 5.7 4.5 4.6 5.6 5.8 5.5 5.6 5.7 5.6 5.5 6.3

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA

5.3 5.2 4.9 4.0 4.6 4.8 5.5 5.5 4.7 5.2 5.2 5.6 6.3

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

6.7 6.3 5.5 4.7 4.6 5.6 5.8 5.6 5.2 5.1 5.4 5.8 6.3

Kennewick-Richland, WA

7.1 7.5 7.1 5.7 5.0 5.2 5.3 5.4 4.6 4.8 5.4 5.9 6.3

Wenatchee, WA

7.0 7.0 6.6 5.5 4.8 4.3 4.0 4.9 3.9 4.2 5.2 5.5 6.3

Monroe, LA

5.8 5.0 4.4 4.0 4.6 5.8 5.6 5.4 5.1 5.4 5.6 5.7 6.4

Johnstown, PA

5.2 5.1 4.7 3.7 4.3 5.3 5.8 5.6 4.4 4.9 5.1 5.8 6.5

Modesto, CA

7.4 7.1 7.5 6.4 5.6 6.5 6.5 5.7 4.6 4.9 5.2 5.6 6.6

Hammond, LA

6.0 5.0 4.3 3.9 4.6 6.2 6.1 5.5 5.1 5.2 5.4 5.6 6.6

Stockton-Lodi, CA

7.2 7.0 7.2 6.0 5.1 5.9 6.3 5.7 4.7 5.0 5.3 5.7 6.7

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

7.0 6.8 6.0 4.3 4.1 4.0 4.4 4.4 4.3 4.6 4.7 5.4 6.8

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA

6.9 6.0 5.9 4.8 4.9 5.6 6.1 5.9 5.5 5.5 5.6 5.4 6.9

Wheeling, WV-OH

6.3 6.3 5.6 4.5 4.3 4.8 4.7 4.7 4.7 5.2 5.4 5.5 7.0

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

7.4 7.5 6.6 4.6 4.3 4.3 5.3 5.1 4.7 4.8 4.9 5.9 7.3

Watertown-Fort Drum, NY

6.7 6.6 6.3 5.3 4.5 4.2 4.6 5.0 4.7 4.9 5.5 6.8 7.5

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

7.6 6.7 5.8 5.0 5.0 6.3 6.7 6.4 5.8 5.6 6.1 7.0 7.6

Yuba City, CA

9.0 8.9 9.4 7.7 6.2 6.7 6.7 5.9 4.9 5.2 5.7 6.7 8.0

Rockford, IL

7.1 6.4 6.6 5.4 5.2 5.2 6.6 5.5 5.3 5.0 5.1 5.8 8.0

Fresno, CA

8.9 8.9 9.3 7.7 6.4 7.0 7.2 6.5 5.3 5.8 6.5 6.9 8.1

Madera, CA

8.6 8.2 8.9 7.6 6.3 7.0 7.3 6.4 5.0 5.4 6.1 6.8 8.1

Yakima, WA

9.8 9.9 9.3 7.5 6.7 6.1 6.1 6.8 5.0 5.3 7.0 8.3 8.4

Bakersfield, CA

9.1 9.3 10.0 8.4 7.2 8.0 8.4 7.3 6.0 6.1 6.4 7.2 8.6

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

9.8 10.0 10.3 8.4 6.8 7.9 7.8 6.9 5.7 6.3 7.1 7.7 9.4

Salinas, CA

10.0 10.3 10.1 7.1 4.8 4.7 4.7 4.1 3.3 3.7 4.5 7.2 9.7

Merced, CA

10.3 10.6 10.9 8.9 7.2 8.1 8.4 7.1 5.5 5.8 6.5 7.9 9.8

Visalia-Porterville, CA

11.3 11.4 12.1 9.9 8.2 9.1 10.0 9.2 7.6 8.0 8.5 9.3 11.0

Yuma, AZ

15.2 12.3 12.1 14.3 17.2 19.6 22.2 23.2 18.6 16.1 15.4 14.5 13.6

Ocean City, NJ

13.8 13.0 11.4 7.2 4.8 3.7 3.5 3.3 3.7 5.1 8.0 10.0 13.7

El Centro, CA

18.4 17.3 17.6 16.3 16.5 18.7 20.7 24.4 20.8 21.1 20.6 19.4 18.8

[p] = preliminary.

From January 2019 to January 2020, unemployment rates were lower in 292 of the 389 metropolitan areas, higher in 77 areas, and unchanged in 20 areas.

Panama City, Florida, had the largest over-the-year unemployment rate decrease in January 2020 (−2.7 percentage points). Forty-eight other areas had rate declines of at least 1.0 percentage point. The largest over-the-year rate increase occurred in Janesville-Beloit, Wisconsin (+1.4 percentage points).

These data are from the Local Area Unemployment Statistics program and are not seasonally adjusted. Data for the most recent month are preliminary. To learn more, see “Metropolitan Area Employment and Unemployment — January 2020.” We also have more charts and maps on metropolitan area employment and unemployment.

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Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, 181 of 389 metropolitan areas had jobless rates above the U.S. rate of 4.0 percent in January 2020 on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2020/181-of-389-metropolitan-areas-had-jobless-rates-above-the-u-s-rate-of-4-point-0-percent-in-january-2020.htm (visited August 10, 2020).

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