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164 metro areas had over-the-year employment increases in June 2021

August 02, 2021

In June 2021, 164 metro areas had over-the-year increases in nonfarm payroll employment and 225 were essentially unchanged. The largest over-the-year percentage gains in employment occurred in Ocean City, New Jersey (+38.9 percent), Atlantic City-Hammonton, New Jersey (+36.8 percent), and Barnstable Town, Massachusetts (+17.8 percent).

Over-the-year percent change in total nonfarm employment, June 2021
Metropolitan area 12-month percent change in employment Employment in June 2020 Employment in June 2021 12-month net change in employment

Ocean City, NJ

38.9% 41,400 57,500 16,100

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

36.8 91,200 124,800 33,600

Barnstable Town, MA

17.8 93,900 110,600 16,700

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

17.6 54,100 63,600 9,500

Glens Falls, NY

14.5 47,600 54,500 6,900

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

12.8 842,900 950,700 107,800

East Stroudsburg, PA

12.4 49,200 55,300 6,100

St. George, UT

11.7 68,600 76,600 8,000

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY

11.5 483,600 539,400 55,800

New Bedford, MA

10.7 58,200 64,400 6,200

Salisbury, MD-DE

10.4 155,100 171,200 16,100

Waterbury, CT

9.9 60,400 66,400 6,000

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

9.8 127,900 140,400 12,500

Gettysburg, PA

9.8 30,700 33,700 3,000

Pocatello, ID

9.5 35,700 39,100 3,400

Portland-South Portland, ME

9.5 190,900 209,000 18,100

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

9.5 524,800 574,900 50,100

Savannah, GA

9.2 175,200 191,400 16,200

Duluth, MN-WI

9.1 121,000 132,000 11,000

Walla Walla, WA

9.0 26,800 29,200 2,400

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

8.9 2,454,700 2,672,100 217,400

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

8.9 8,445,000 9,193,900 748,900

Watertown-Fort Drum, NY

8.8 37,400 40,700 3,300

Rochester, MN

8.7 113,700 123,600 9,900

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

8.6 1,778,700 1,931,100 152,400

Reno, NV

8.6 226,900 246,400 19,500

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

8.5 336,600 365,300 28,700

Idaho Falls, ID

8.5 71,000 77,000 6,000

Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI

8.4 108,900 118,100 9,200

Portsmouth, NH-ME

8.4 87,000 94,300 7,300

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

8.2 77,800 84,200 6,400

Fond du Lac, WI

8.2 45,000 48,700 3,700

Greenville, NC

8.2 74,000 80,100 6,100

Kingston, NY

8.2 53,600 58,000 4,400

Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN

8.2 94,200 101,900 7,700

Kennewick-Richland, WA

8.1 110,900 119,900 9,000

Farmington, NM

8.0 39,900 43,100 3,200

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

8.0 1,115,600 1,205,300 89,700

Auburn-Opelika, AL

7.9 60,800 65,600 4,800

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

7.9 110,400 119,100 8,700

Provo-Orem, UT

7.9 263,100 283,900 20,800

Asheville, NC

7.8 174,100 187,700 13,600

Coeur d'Alene, ID

7.8 68,200 73,500 5,300

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

7.8 504,400 543,900 39,500

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

7.8 2,636,300 2,843,200 206,900

Rochester, NY

7.8 472,500 509,400 36,900

Lancaster, PA

7.7 231,100 248,800 17,700

New Haven, CT

7.7 268,300 289,000 20,700

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

7.7 56,200 60,500 4,300

Raleigh, NC

7.7 601,300 647,800 46,500

Urban Honolulu, HI

7.7 389,900 420,000 30,100

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

7.6 348,600 375,200 26,600

Flint, MI

7.6 123,200 132,600 9,400

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

7.6 79,800 85,900 6,100

Ithaca, NY

7.6 54,200 58,300 4,100

Midland, MI

7.6 34,000 36,600 2,600

Springfield, MA-CT

7.6 291,900 314,100 22,200

Wilmington, NC

7.5 122,900 132,100 9,200

Austin-Round Rock, TX

7.3 1,059,800 1,137,000 77,200

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

7.3 68,700 73,700 5,000

Danbury, CT

7.3 68,700 73,700 5,000

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA

7.3 318,200 341,300 23,100

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

7.3 173,500 186,200 12,700

Wenatchee, WA

7.3 42,600 45,700 3,100

Winchester, VA-WV

7.3 62,900 67,500 4,600

Bellingham, WA

7.2 86,700 92,900 6,200

Dover-Durham, NH-ME

7.2 47,500 50,900 3,400

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

7.2 253,200 271,500 18,300

Worcester, MA-CT

7.2 255,700 274,100 18,400

Fargo, ND-MN

7.1 134,600 144,200 9,600

Napa, CA

7.1 63,700 68,200 4,500

Pittsfield, MA

7.1 35,100 37,600 2,500

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA

7.1 239,600 256,600 17,000

Springfield, IL

7.0 97,300 104,100 6,800

Bend-Redmond, OR

7.0 80,900 86,600 5,700

Burlington, NC

7.0 58,500 62,600 4,100

Charleston-North Charleston, SC

7.0 345,300 369,300 24,000

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

7.0 263,300 281,800 18,500

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

7.0 54,300 58,100 3,800

Columbus, IN

7.0 47,400 50,700 3,300

Clarksville, TN-KY

6.9 88,800 94,900 6,100

Harrisonburg, VA

6.9 62,100 66,400 4,300

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA

6.9 47,500 50,800 3,300

Rapid City, SD

6.9 66,800 71,400 4,600

Winston-Salem, NC

6.9 249,500 266,600 17,100

Yakima, WA

6.9 81,100 86,700 5,600

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

6.8 357,100 381,400 24,300

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

6.8 966,500 1,031,900 65,400

Staunton-Waynesboro, VA

6.8 48,200 51,500 3,300

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

6.7 418,700 446,700 28,000

Boise City, ID

6.7 340,400 363,200 22,800

Salt Lake City, UT

6.7 718,700 766,600 47,900

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

6.6 149,200 159,100 9,900

Bowling Green, KY

6.6 69,200 73,800 4,600

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

6.6 1,428,400 1,522,700 94,300

Olympia-Tumwater, WA

6.6 112,600 120,000 7,400

Peoria, IL

6.6 155,200 165,400 10,200

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

6.6 2,045,000 2,179,300 134,300

Ann Arbor, MI

6.5 197,600 210,400 12,800

Erie, PA

6.5 111,500 118,800 7,300

Roanoke, VA

6.5 149,200 158,900 9,700

Saginaw, MI

6.5 76,600 81,600 5,000

Colorado Springs, CO

6.4 283,600 301,700 18,100

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

6.4 144,300 153,500 9,200

Madison, WI

6.4 376,900 401,100 24,200

Ames, IA

6.3 45,900 48,800 2,900

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

6.3 39,600 42,100 2,500

Cumberland, MD-WV

6.3 35,000 37,200 2,200

Eau Claire, WI

6.3 80,500 85,600 5,100

Flagstaff, AZ

6.3 60,500 64,300 3,800

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

6.3 608,200 646,600 38,400

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

6.3 1,101,000 1,170,900 69,900

Prescott, AZ

6.3 62,200 66,100 3,900

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

6.3 1,008,400 1,071,900 63,500

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

6.2 1,290,200 1,369,900 79,700

Sheboygan, WI

6.2 59,700 63,400 3,700

Springfield, MO

6.2 206,900 219,700 12,800

York-Hanover, PA

6.2 170,700 181,300 10,600

Kalamazoo-Portage, MI

6.1 133,600 141,800 8,200

Lawrence, KS

6.1 44,000 46,700 2,700

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

6.1 293,600 311,400 17,800

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

6.0 2,625,100 2,783,300 158,200

Binghamton, NY

6.0 90,200 95,600 5,400

Columbia, MO

6.0 92,700 98,300 5,600

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

6.0 1,837,200 1,947,000 109,800

Salem, OR

6.0 161,100 170,700 9,600

Sherman-Denison, TX

6.0 46,700 49,500 2,800

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

5.9 5,464,700 5,789,300 324,600

Manchester, NH

5.9 102,700 108,800 6,100

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

5.9 131,500 139,300 7,800

Wichita, KS

5.9 274,300 290,500 16,200

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

5.8 3,579,500 3,785,800 206,300

Elmira, NY

5.8 33,000 34,900 1,900

Leominster-Gardner, MA

5.8 46,500 49,200 2,700

Lewiston, ID-WA

5.8 27,700 29,300 1,600

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

5.8 143,000 151,300 8,300

Syracuse, NY

5.8 283,400 299,900 16,500

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

5.7 507,700 536,800 29,100

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN

5.7 1,033,900 1,092,800 58,900

Corvallis, OR

5.7 38,700 40,900 2,200

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

5.7 304,700 322,200 17,500

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

5.7 146,400 154,700 8,300

Hot Springs, AR

5.7 37,000 39,100 2,100

Kansas City, MO-KS

5.7 1,033,700 1,092,600 58,900

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN

5.7 71,400 75,500 4,100

Lebanon, PA

5.7 48,800 51,600 2,800

Logan, UT-ID

5.7 63,200 66,800 3,600

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN

5.7 618,700 654,200 35,500

Pittsburgh, PA

5.7 1,069,900 1,131,300 61,400

Utica-Rome, NY

5.7 114,700 121,200 6,500

Midland, TX

5.6 91,800 96,900 5,100

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

5.6 165,200 174,500 9,300

Salinas, CA

5.6 127,500 134,600 7,100

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

5.6 1,922,700 2,030,900 108,200

Bangor, ME

5.5 62,000 65,400 3,400

Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL

5.5 170,400 179,700 9,300

Huntsville, AL

5.5 234,800 247,700 12,900

Mankato-North Mankato, MN

5.5 52,800 55,700 2,900

Mansfield, OH

5.5 47,600 50,200 2,600

Merced, CA

5.5 65,200 68,800 3,600

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

5.5 3,038,300 3,206,800 168,500

Decatur, IL

5.5 45,700 48,200 2,500

Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC

5.4 1,161,600 1,223,900 62,300

Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC

5.4 397,200 418,700 21,500

Santa Rosa, CA

5.4 184,600 194,500 9,900

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA

5.4 235,300 248,000 12,700

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

5.4 1,309,500 1,380,700 71,200

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

5.4 733,500 773,000 39,500

Boulder, CO

5.3 180,500 190,000 9,500

Brunswick, GA

5.3 41,700 43,900 2,200

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

5.3 4,258,400 4,484,100 225,700

Eugene, OR

5.3 146,700 154,500 7,800

Gainesville, FL

5.3 134,900 142,100 7,200

Jackson, MI

5.3 52,700 55,500 2,800

Muskegon, MI

5.3 56,700 59,700 3,000

Anchorage, AK

5.2 161,400 169,800 8,400

California-Lexington Park, MD

5.2 46,200 48,600 2,400

Gadsden, AL

5.2 32,700 34,400 1,700

Jacksonville, FL

5.2 687,400 723,400 36,000

Joplin, MO

5.2 75,200 79,100 3,900

Lincoln, NE

5.2 179,600 189,000 9,400

Port St. Lucie, FL

5.2 148,300 156,000 7,700

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

5.2 1,451,800 1,527,900 76,100

Spartanburg, SC

5.2 157,300 165,500 8,200

El Centro, CA

5.1 48,900 51,400 2,500

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

5.1 78,900 82,900 4,000

Medford, OR

5.1 83,900 88,200 4,300

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

5.1 1,338,400 1,407,300 68,900

Sioux Falls, SD

5.1 154,500 162,400 7,900

Baton Rouge, LA

5.0 366,800 385,100 18,300

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

5.0 524,800 551,200 26,400

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN

5.0 1,017,200 1,068,100 50,900

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

5.0 50,500 53,000 2,500

St. Louis, MO-IL

5.0 1,291,300 1,355,300 64,000

Tuscaloosa, AL

5.0 100,000 105,000 5,000

Battle Creek, MI

4.9 51,000 53,500 2,500

Janesville-Beloit, WI

4.9 65,600 68,800 3,200

Johnson City, TN

4.9 75,600 79,300 3,700

Tyler, TX

4.9 104,000 109,100 5,100

Valdosta, GA

4.9 53,300 55,900 2,600

Fort Wayne, IN

4.8 210,300 220,400 10,100

Hattiesburg, MS

4.8 60,800 63,700 2,900

Las Cruces, NM

4.8 67,300 70,500 3,200

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

4.8 475,900 498,600 22,700

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

4.8 91,200 95,600 4,400

Twin Falls, ID

4.8 46,000 48,200 2,200

Dover, DE

4.7 65,300 68,400 3,100

Fort Collins, CO

4.7 163,400 171,000 7,600

Green Bay, WI

4.7 167,600 175,500 7,900

Knoxville, TN

4.7 386,600 404,600 18,000

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL

4.7 231,500 242,400 10,900

Panama City, FL

4.7 78,500 82,200 3,700

Rocky Mount, NC

4.7 51,300 53,700 2,400

Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA

4.7 947,700 992,500 44,800

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

4.7 2,197,200 2,300,200 103,000

St. Cloud, MN

4.7 101,300 106,100 4,800

Stockton-Lodi, CA

4.7 236,600 247,700 11,100

Bismarck, ND

4.6 69,800 73,000 3,200

Dubuque, IA

4.6 56,800 59,400 2,600

Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA

4.6 112,700 117,900 5,200

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

4.6 163,300 170,800 7,500

Texarkana, TX-AR

4.6 56,200 58,800 2,600

Toledo, OH

4.6 278,800 291,700 12,900

Yuma, AZ

4.6 52,700 55,100 2,400

Longview, WA

4.6 39,200 41,000 1,800

Monroe, MI

4.6 36,800 38,500 1,700

Albany, OR

4.6 43,300 45,300 2,000

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

4.5 2,460,300 2,570,600 110,300

Trenton, NJ

4.5 257,900 269,500 11,600

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

4.5 129,500 135,300 5,800

Williamsport, PA

4.5 48,700 50,900 2,200

Columbus, OH

4.5 1,042,000 1,089,200 47,200

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC

4.4 229,400 239,400 10,000

Champaign-Urbana, IL

4.4 104,600 109,200 4,600

Dothan, AL

4.4 57,100 59,600 2,500

Great Falls, MT

4.4 34,400 35,900 1,500

Greensboro-High Point, NC

4.4 331,100 345,700 14,600

Hammond, LA

4.4 43,600 45,500 1,900

Jefferson City, MO

4.4 75,700 79,000 3,300

Jonesboro, AR

4.4 56,700 59,200 2,500

Macon-Bibb County, GA

4.4 96,500 100,700 4,200

Michigan City-La Porte, IN

4.4 38,900 40,600 1,700

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

4.4 506,400 528,600 22,200

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA

4.4 283,100 295,500 12,400

Waco, TX

4.4 119,800 125,100 5,300

Warner Robins, GA

4.4 74,600 77,900 3,300

Jackson, TN

4.4 66,100 69,000 2,900

Danville, IL

4.3 25,700 26,800 1,100

Fairbanks, AK

4.3 34,900 36,400 1,500

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

4.3 125,500 130,900 5,400

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL

4.3 221,700 231,200 9,500

Springfield, OH

4.3 46,200 48,200 2,000

Albuquerque, NM

4.2 362,300 377,600 15,300

Casper, WY

4.2 35,800 37,300 1,500

Chattanooga, TN-GA

4.2 251,200 261,700 10,500

Lansing-East Lansing, MI

4.2 209,200 218,000 8,800

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

4.2 801,600 835,300 33,700

New Bern, NC

4.2 42,700 44,500 1,800

Punta Gorda, FL

4.2 47,100 49,100 2,000

Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ

4.2 33,600 35,000 1,400

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

4.2 82,700 86,200 3,500

Wausau, WI

4.2 69,500 72,400 2,900

Jackson, MS

4.1 258,300 269,000 10,700

Altoona, PA

4.1 56,400 58,700 2,300

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA

4.1 56,300 58,600 2,300

Charlottesville, VA

4.1 107,300 111,700 4,400

Fayetteville, NC

4.1 122,700 127,700 5,000

Gainesville, GA

4.1 90,300 94,000 3,700

Grand Junction, CO

4.1 60,300 62,800 2,500

Lawton, OK

4.1 41,900 43,600 1,700

Lima, OH

4.1 49,200 51,200 2,000

Sumter, SC

4.1 36,800 38,300 1,500

Topeka, KS

4.1 105,400 109,700 4,300

Bakersfield, CA

4.0 250,700 260,800 10,100

Canton-Massillon, OH

4.0 159,800 166,200 6,400

Grand Island, NE

4.0 39,900 41,500 1,600

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

4.0 47,800 49,700 1,900

Reading, PA

4.0 160,000 166,400 6,400

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA

4.0 194,300 202,100 7,800

Abilene, TX

3.9 68,800 71,500 2,700

Amarillo, TX

3.9 117,300 121,900 4,600

Beckley, WV

3.9 41,100 42,700 1,600

Grand Forks, ND-MN

3.9 49,100 51,000 1,900

Tallahassee, FL

3.9 171,500 178,200 6,700

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

3.8 44,400 46,100 1,700

College Station-Bryan, TX

3.8 111,700 116,000 4,300

Grants Pass, OR

3.8 26,500 27,500 1,000

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

3.8 50,200 52,100 1,900

Lexington-Fayette, KY

3.8 258,000 267,700 9,700

Appleton, WI

3.7 121,000 125,500 4,500

Bay City, MI

3.7 32,200 33,400 1,200

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL

3.7 42,700 44,300 1,600

Carson City, NV

3.7 29,400 30,500 1,100

Lafayette, LA

3.7 185,800 192,600 6,800

Madera, CA

3.7 38,200 39,600 1,400

Montgomery, AL

3.7 164,900 171,000 6,100

Ocala, FL

3.7 103,100 106,900 3,800

Decatur, AL

3.6 55,600 57,600 2,000

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

3.6 193,400 200,400 7,000

Killeen-Temple, TX

3.6 139,700 144,700 5,000

Redding, CA

3.6 65,900 68,300 2,400

Rome, GA

3.6 39,000 40,400 1,400

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

3.6 1,052,300 1,090,500 38,200

Wichita Falls, TX

3.5 56,400 58,400 2,000

Longview, TX

3.5 90,300 93,500 3,200

El Paso, TX

3.5 305,400 316,100 10,700

Florence, SC

3.5 86,200 89,200 3,000

Fresno, CA

3.5 342,300 354,200 11,900

Richmond, VA

3.5 630,700 652,700 22,000

Akron, OH

3.4 310,600 321,200 10,600

Bloomington, IL

3.4 83,100 85,900 2,800

Cedar Rapids, IA

3.4 133,800 138,400 4,600

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

3.4 2,942,900 3,044,300 101,400

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR

3.4 342,000 353,700 11,700

Morgantown, WV

3.4 64,600 66,800 2,200

Dalton, GA

3.3 63,100 65,200 2,100

Greeley, CO

3.3 102,100 105,500 3,400

Lubbock, TX

3.3 143,200 147,900 4,700

Missoula, MT

3.3 60,300 62,300 2,000

Mobile, AL

3.3 173,600 179,400 5,800

Morristown, TN

3.3 45,200 46,700 1,500

Monroe, LA

3.2 72,100 74,400 2,300

Athens-Clarke County, GA

3.2 88,800 91,600 2,800

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

3.2 258,700 267,000 8,300

Chico, CA

3.2 72,600 74,900 2,300

Jacksonville, NC

3.2 47,600 49,100 1,500

Oklahoma City, OK

3.2 617,600 637,400 19,800

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

3.2 90,400 93,300 2,900

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA

3.2 83,400 86,100 2,700

Dayton, OH

3.1 365,000 376,400 11,400

Kankakee, IL

3.1 42,100 43,400 1,300

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

3.0 260,400 268,300 7,900

Modesto, CA

3.0 169,400 174,500 5,100

Pueblo, CO

3.0 60,800 62,600 1,800

Bloomington, IN

2.9 69,500 71,500 2,000

Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY

2.9 51,400 52,900 1,500

Fort Smith, AR-OK

2.9 107,900 111,000 3,100

Santa Fe, NM

2.9 54,900 56,500 1,600

Cleveland-Elyria, OH

2.8 989,600 1,016,900 27,300

Homosassa Springs, FL

2.8 31,600 32,500 900

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL

2.8 179,500 184,600 5,100

Tucson, AZ

2.8 359,600 369,500 9,900

Alexandria, LA

2.7 58,300 59,900 1,600

Columbia, SC

2.7 378,500 388,900 10,400

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA

2.7 105,600 108,400 2,800

State College, PA

2.7 67,900 69,700 1,800

Wheeling, WV-OH

2.7 58,300 59,900 1,600

Billings, MT

2.6 83,500 85,700 2,200

Cheyenne, WY

2.6 45,800 47,000 1,200

Laredo, TX

2.6 98,700 101,300 2,600

Racine, WI

2.6 73,500 75,400 1,900

Tulsa, OK

2.6 429,600 440,800 11,200

Visalia-Porterville, CA

2.6 121,200 124,300 3,100

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

2.4 97,300 99,600 2,300

Muncie, IN

2.4 45,300 46,400 1,100

Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH

2.4 37,600 38,500 900

San Angelo, TX

2.3 46,900 48,000 1,100

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

2.2 53,400 54,600 1,200

St. Joseph, MO-KS

2.2 59,600 60,900 1,300

Carbondale-Marion, IL

2.1 52,800 53,900 1,100

Owensboro, KY

2.0 48,900 49,900 1,000

Sebring, FL

2.0 24,500 25,000 500

Corpus Christi, TX

1.9 180,000 183,400 3,400

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

1.9 116,400 118,600 2,200

Evansville, IN-KY

1.9 148,300 151,100 2,800

Pine Bluff, AR

1.9 31,100 31,700 600

Charleston, WV

1.8 101,600 103,400 1,800

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

1.7 139,800 142,200 2,400

Manhattan, KS

1.7 35,300 35,900 600

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

1.6 89,400 90,800 1,400

Lynchburg, VA

1.6 97,300 98,900 1,600

Victoria, TX

1.6 37,600 38,200 600

Columbus, GA-AL

1.5 116,100 117,800 1,700

Goldsboro, NC

1.5 39,100 39,700 600

Hinesville, GA

1.5 20,300 20,600 300

Iowa City, IA

1.5 93,500 94,900 1,400

Rockford, IL

1.2 134,600 136,200 1,600

Yuba City, CA

0.9 45,900 46,300 400

Albany, GA

0.8 59,200 59,700 500

Johnstown, PA

0.2 48,100 48,200 100

Terre Haute, IN

0.2 62,700 62,800 100

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

-0.3 39,100 39,000 -100

Kokomo, IN

-0.3 37,200 37,100 -100

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV

-0.3 35,500 35,400 -100

Odessa, TX

-0.7 68,800 68,300 -500

Enid, OK

-0.8 24,300 24,100 -200

The Villages, FL

-1.0 31,200 30,900 -300

Cleveland, TN

-1.4 48,800 48,100 -700

Lake Charles, LA

-2.1 95,200 93,200 -2,000

In June 2021, a total of 11 metro areas had over-the-year percent increases in employment greater than 10 percent. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA had the largest over-the-year net increase in employment (+748,900). This was followed by Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, California (+324,600), and Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI (+225,700).

Over the year, nonfarm employment increased in all metro areas with a 2010 population of 1 million or more. The largest over-the-year percentage increases in employment in these large metro areas occurred in Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, Nevada (+12.8 percent), Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, New York (+11.5 percent), and Providence-Warwick, Rhode Island-Massachusetts (+9.5 percent).

These data are from the Current Employment Statistics (State and Metro Area) program and are not seasonally adjusted. Data for the most recent month are preliminary. To learn more, see "Metropolitan Area Employment and Unemployment — June 2021." Also see charts of the latest metropolitan area employment and unemployment data and sortable table of metropolitan area employment data.

SUGGESTED CITATION

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, 164 metro areas had over-the-year employment increases in June 2021 at https://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2021/164-metro-areas-had-over-the-year-employment-increases-in-june-2021.htm (visited November 27, 2021).

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