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Employment increased in 105 metropolitan areas from June 2022 to June 2023

August 07, 2023

In June, nonfarm payroll employment increased over the year in 105 metropolitan areas, decreased in 1 area, and was essentially unchanged in 283 areas. The largest percentage gains in employment from June 2022 to June 2023 occurred in Midland, Texas (+8.3 percent), Odessa, Texas (+6.7 percent), and Charleston-North Charleston, South Carolina (+6.3 percent). The one decrease occurred in Elkhart-Goshen, Indiana (−4.5 percent).

Percent change in total nonfarm employment for metropolitan areas, June 2022 to June 2023
Metropolitan area Percent change June 2022 employment June 2023 employment Employment change Statistically significant?

Midland, TX

8.3 111,500 120,700 9,200 Yes

Odessa, TX

6.7 76,300 81,400 5,100 Yes

Charleston-North Charleston, SC

6.3 394,600 419,300 24,700 Yes

Manchester, NH

5.5 111,900 118,100 6,200 Yes

College Station-Bryan, TX

5.4 128,900 135,800 6,900 Yes

Olympia-Tumwater, WA

5.2 125,900 132,400 6,500 Yes

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

5.1 290,700 305,600 14,900 Yes

Jacksonville, FL

5.1 760,900 800,000 39,100 Yes

Las Cruces, NM

5.1 73,200 76,900 3,700 Yes

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

5.0 4,068,600 4,273,600 205,000 Yes

Waco, TX

4.9 129,300 135,600 6,300 Yes

Columbus, GA-AL

4.7 120,500 126,200 5,700 Yes

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

4.7 1,075,600 1,126,500 50,900 Yes

Boise City, ID

4.6 381,400 399,100 17,700 Yes

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

4.6 214,200 224,000 9,800 Yes

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

4.6 286,700 299,800 13,100 Yes

Salem, OR

4.6 176,100 184,200 8,100 Yes

Austin-Round Rock, TX

4.4 1,271,500 1,327,800 56,300 Yes

Baton Rouge, LA

4.4 402,700 420,300 17,600 Yes

Bowling Green, KY

4.4 78,000 81,400 3,400 Yes

Coeur d'Alene, ID

4.4 73,000 76,200 3,200 Yes

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

4.4 41,200 43,000 1,800 Yes

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA

4.4 119,300 124,500 5,200 Yes

Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC

4.3 1,310,800 1,367,500 56,700 Yes

Clarksville, TN-KY

4.3 97,200 101,400 4,200 Yes

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR

4.3 373,800 389,700 15,900 Yes

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

4.3 189,100 197,300 8,200 Yes

Kennewick-Richland, WA

4.2 123,300 128,500 5,200 Yes

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

4.2 1,120,600 1,167,900 47,300 Yes

Port St. Lucie, FL

4.2 162,700 169,600 6,900 Yes

Tuscaloosa, AL

4.2 108,400 113,000 4,600 Yes

Anchorage, AK

4.1 177,200 184,400 7,200 Yes

Lexington-Fayette, KY

4.1 284,100 295,700 11,600 Yes

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

4.1 1,463,300 1,523,800 60,500 Yes

Albuquerque, NM

4.0 394,500 410,300 15,800 Yes

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

4.0 292,600 304,200 11,600 Yes

Huntsville, AL

4.0 263,200 273,800 10,600 Yes

Salinas, CA

3.9 144,200 149,800 5,600 Yes

Salt Lake City, UT

3.9 798,800 830,000 31,200 Yes

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

3.8 156,900 162,900 6,000 Yes

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

3.8 3,239,200 3,360,800 121,600 Yes

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN

3.8 1,123,800 1,166,300 42,500 Yes

Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA

3.8 119,900 124,400 4,500 Yes

Knoxville, TN

3.8 426,900 443,300 16,400 Yes

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

3.8 283,200 294,100 10,900 Yes

Reno, NV

3.8 261,300 271,100 9,800 Yes

Trenton, NJ

3.8 288,400 299,400 11,000 Yes

Kansas City, MO-KS

3.7 1,112,700 1,153,900 41,200 Yes

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

3.7 1,375,600 1,426,000 50,400 Yes

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

3.7 1,222,700 1,268,200 45,500 Yes

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

3.7 1,124,100 1,165,800 41,700 Yes

Sioux Falls, SD

3.7 169,400 175,700 6,300 Yes

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA

3.6 353,400 366,200 12,800 Yes

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

3.6 3,018,600 3,127,100 108,500 Yes

Chattanooga, TN-GA

3.5 270,100 279,600 9,500 Yes

Jackson, MS

3.5 274,700 284,300 9,600 Yes

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA

3.5 260,500 269,600 9,100 Yes

Winston-Salem, NC

3.5 273,600 283,300 9,700 Yes

Ann Arbor, MI

3.4 221,400 228,900 7,500 Yes

Cheyenne, WY

3.4 47,200 48,800 1,600 Yes

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

3.4 338,200 349,600 11,400 Yes

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

3.4 2,110,200 2,181,300 71,100 Yes

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN

3.3 1,130,500 1,167,500 37,000 Yes

Asheville, NC

3.2 201,000 207,500 6,500 Yes

Montgomery, AL

3.2 177,000 182,700 5,700 Yes

Visalia-Porterville, CA

3.2 137,800 142,200 4,400 Yes

Fresno, CA

3.1 379,000 390,800 11,800 Yes

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

3.1 323,000 333,100 10,100 Yes

Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA

3.1 1,064,400 1,097,800 33,400 Yes

El Paso, TX

3.0 331,100 341,100 10,000 Yes

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

3.0 2,767,500 2,850,100 82,600 Yes

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL

3.0 240,000 247,200 7,200 Yes

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

3.0 1,537,300 1,583,800 46,500 Yes

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

2.9 2,981,200 3,069,100 87,900 Yes

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY

2.9 546,900 562,900 16,000 Yes

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL

2.9 191,100 196,700 5,600 Yes

Pittsburgh, PA

2.9 1,149,500 1,182,600 33,100 Yes

Raleigh, NC

2.9 702,900 723,100 20,200 Yes

Richmond, VA

2.9 692,700 712,600 19,900 Yes

Syracuse, NY

2.9 311,600 320,500 8,900 Yes

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

2.8 2,802,500 2,881,600 79,100 Yes

Oklahoma City, OK

2.8 663,900 682,400 18,500 Yes

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

2.8 1,159,100 1,192,100 33,000 Yes

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA

2.8 265,600 273,100 7,500 Yes

Lincoln, NE

2.7 188,600 193,700 5,100 Yes

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

2.7 9,927,600 10,191,200 263,600 Yes

Fort Wayne, IN

2.6 230,200 236,300 6,100 Yes

Urban Honolulu, HI

2.6 440,500 452,000 11,500 Yes

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

2.6 3,308,800 3,394,000 85,200 Yes

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

2.5 501,900 514,500 12,600 Yes

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

2.5 2,278,800 2,335,000 56,200 Yes

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

2.4 461,400 472,700 11,300 Yes

Bakersfield, CA

2.4 286,900 293,800 6,900 Yes

Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC

2.4 447,700 458,500 10,800 Yes

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

2.4 6,205,100 6,351,500 146,400 Yes

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

2.3 386,500 395,500 9,000 Yes

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

2.3 1,961,900 2,007,200 45,300 Yes

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

2.2 573,800 586,300 12,500 Yes

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

2.2 2,486,200 2,540,200 54,000 Yes

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

2.1 555,500 566,900 11,400 Yes

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

2.0 1,392,200 1,420,000 27,800 Yes

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

2.0 4,733,600 4,827,800 94,200 Yes

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

2.0 791,000 807,000 16,000 Yes

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

1.9 2,019,700 2,058,700 39,000 Yes

St. Louis, MO-IL 

1.7 1,422,400 1,447,000 24,600 Yes

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

-4.5 148,900 142,200 -6,700 Yes

Manhattan, KS

7.2 38,900 41,700 2,800 No

Rome, GA

6.9 41,800 44,700 2,900 No

Mankato-North Mankato, MN

6.5 55,200 58,800 3,600 No

Corvallis, OR

5.7 43,800 46,300 2,500 No

Athens-Clarke County, GA

5.6 94,800 100,100 5,300 No

Lebanon, PA

5.4 53,700 56,600 2,900 No

Ithaca, NY

5.2 58,100 61,100 3,000 No

Ocean City, NJ

4.9 53,300 55,900 2,600 No

Brunswick, GA

4.6 45,900 48,000 2,100 No

Lawrence, KS

4.6 49,700 52,000 2,300 No

Carson City, NV

4.5 31,000 32,400 1,400 No

The Villages, FL

4.5 37,500 39,200 1,700 No

Charlottesville, VA

4.4 118,000 123,200 5,200 No

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

4.3 86,700 90,400 3,700 No

Auburn-Opelika, AL

3.9 69,800 72,500 2,700 No

Dothan, AL

3.9 61,200 63,600 2,400 No

Jefferson City, MO

3.9 79,300 82,400 3,100 No

Hammond, LA

3.8 46,800 48,600 1,800 No

Homosassa Springs, FL

3.8 34,500 35,800 1,300 No

Idaho Falls, ID

3.8 79,800 82,800 3,000 No

State College, PA

3.7 73,000 75,700 2,700 No

Columbia, MO

3.6 102,400 106,100 3,700 No

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

3.5 132,900 137,600 4,700 No

Barnstable Town, MA

3.5 113,000 116,900 3,900 No

Flagstaff, AZ

3.5 66,600 68,900 2,300 No

Bellingham, WA

3.4 95,200 98,400 3,200 No

Lake Charles, LA

3.4 94,700 97,900 3,200 No

Panama City, FL

3.4 85,600 88,500 2,900 No

Spartanburg, SC

3.4 165,900 171,500 5,600 No

Danville, IL

3.3 26,900 27,800 900 No

Morristown, TN

3.3 48,600 50,200 1,600 No

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

3.3 195,200 201,700 6,500 No

Harrisonburg, VA

3.2 68,700 70,900 2,200 No

Punta Gorda, FL

3.2 52,800 54,500 1,700 No

Beckley, WV

3.1 42,600 43,900 1,300 No

Longview, TX

3.1 97,200 100,200 3,000 No

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA

3.1 51,400 53,000 1,600 No

Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI

3.1 124,400 128,300 3,900 No

Pocatello, ID

3.1 38,800 40,000 1,200 No

San Angelo, TX

3.1 51,100 52,700 1,600 No

Abilene, TX

3.0 74,100 76,300 2,200 No

Corpus Christi, TX

3.0 190,200 195,900 5,700 No

Gainesville, FL

3.0 146,100 150,500 4,400 No

Jonesboro, AR

3.0 63,100 65,000 1,900 No

Mobile, AL

3.0 187,400 193,000 5,600 No

Decatur, AL

2.9 59,100 60,800 1,700 No

Gainesville, GA

2.9 100,800 103,700 2,900 No

Grants Pass, OR

2.9 27,500 28,300 800 No

Portsmouth, NH-ME

2.9 95,500 98,300 2,800 No

Staunton-Waynesboro, VA

2.9 51,600 53,100 1,500 No

Yakima, WA

2.9 89,400 92,000 2,600 No

Ames, IA

2.8 50,500 51,900 1,400 No

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

2.8 95,200 97,900 2,700 No

Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY

2.8 54,400 55,900 1,500 No

Greenville, NC

2.8 79,500 81,700 2,200 No

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

2.8 86,200 88,600 2,400 No

Ocala, FL

2.8 114,400 117,600 3,200 No

Rochester, MN

2.8 123,500 126,900 3,400 No

Springfield, MO

2.8 228,900 235,200 6,300 No

Winchester, VA-WV

2.8 68,900 70,800 1,900 No

Yuba City, CA

2.8 50,900 52,300 1,400 No

Albany, GA

2.7 61,900 63,600 1,700 No

Alexandria, LA

2.7 61,900 63,600 1,700 No

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

2.7 154,400 158,600 4,200 No

Killeen-Temple, TX

2.7 149,900 153,900 4,000 No

Logan, UT-ID

2.7 70,400 72,300 1,900 No

Missoula, MT

2.7 66,200 68,000 1,800 No

Peoria, IL

2.7 170,100 174,700 4,600 No

Racine, WI

2.7 78,300 80,400 2,100 No

Walla Walla, WA

2.7 29,500 30,300 800 No

Waterbury, CT

2.7 66,200 68,000 1,800 No

Champaign-Urbana, IL

2.6 112,700 115,600 2,900 No

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

2.6 128,600 131,900 3,300 No

Farmington, NM

2.6 42,400 43,500 1,100 No

Florence, SC

2.6 93,700 96,100 2,400 No

Hattiesburg, MS

2.6 66,500 68,200 1,700 No

Jacksonville, NC

2.6 53,400 54,800 1,400 No

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

2.6 74,100 76,000 1,900 No

Lancaster, PA

2.6 261,900 268,700 6,800 No

Longview, WA

2.6 42,500 43,600 1,100 No

Napa, CA

2.6 73,200 75,100 1,900 No

Sherman-Denison, TX

2.6 49,400 50,700 1,300 No

Springfield, OH

2.6 49,600 50,900 1,300 No

St. George, UT

2.6 79,500 81,600 2,100 No

Terre Haute, IN

2.6 66,500 68,200 1,700 No

Williamsport, PA

2.6 50,900 52,200 1,300 No

Colorado Springs, CO

2.5 318,200 326,000 7,800 No

Duluth, MN-WI

2.5 130,800 134,100 3,300 No

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

2.5 57,100 58,500 1,400 No

Grand Forks, ND-MN

2.5 52,400 53,700 1,300 No

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL

2.5 260,200 266,700 6,500 No

Lansing-East Lansing, MI

2.5 228,900 234,600 5,700 No

Medford, OR

2.5 88,800 91,000 2,200 No

Roanoke, VA

2.5 161,600 165,600 4,000 No

Santa Fe, NM

2.5 61,000 62,500 1,500 No

Tallahassee, FL

2.5 188,600 193,400 4,800 No

Victoria, TX

2.5 40,000 41,000 1,000 No

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA

2.4 61,400 62,900 1,500 No

Dover, DE

2.4 71,400 73,100 1,700 No

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

2.4 131,100 134,300 3,200 No

Johnson City, TN

2.4 84,100 86,100 2,000 No

Joplin, MO

2.4 81,800 83,800 2,000 No

Provo-Orem, UT

2.4 298,600 305,900 7,300 No

St. Cloud, MN

2.4 105,000 107,500 2,500 No

Wenatchee, WA

2.4 49,000 50,200 1,200 No

Yuma, AZ

2.4 58,800 60,200 1,400 No

Burlington, NC

2.3 64,500 66,000 1,500 No

Columbus, IN

2.3 51,500 52,700 1,200 No

Hinesville, GA

2.3 21,600 22,100 500 No

Lafayette, LA

2.3 199,500 204,000 4,500 No

Lynchburg, VA

2.3 102,800 105,200 2,400 No

Macon-Bibb County, GA

2.3 100,900 103,200 2,300 No

Portland-South Portland, ME

2.3 216,300 221,200 4,900 No

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

2.3 101,000 103,300 2,300 No

Stockton-Lodi, CA

2.3 269,700 275,800 6,100 No

Tyler, TX

2.3 112,000 114,600 2,600 No

Wilmington, NC

2.3 141,400 144,600 3,200 No

York-Hanover, PA

2.3 189,200 193,600 4,400 No

Bend-Redmond, OR

2.2 91,100 93,100 2,000 No

Dayton, OH

2.2 383,900 392,500 8,600 No

East Stroudsburg, PA

2.2 57,800 59,100 1,300 No

Fairbanks, AK

2.2 37,200 38,000 800 No

Fort Collins, CO

2.2 180,500 184,500 4,000 No

Glens Falls, NY

2.2 54,800 56,000 1,200 No

Green Bay, WI

2.2 179,200 183,100 3,900 No

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN

2.2 76,900 78,600 1,700 No

Lubbock, TX

2.2 155,000 158,400 3,400 No

Modesto, CA

2.2 185,900 190,000 4,100 No

Rocky Mount, NC

2.2 53,700 54,900 1,200 No

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

2.2 55,700 56,900 1,200 No

Sebring, FL

2.2 26,700 27,300 600 No

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

2.2 175,200 179,100 3,900 No

Tulsa, OK

2.2 453,900 464,100 10,200 No

Twin Falls, ID

2.2 50,200 51,300 1,100 No

Cleveland, TN

2.1 47,500 48,500 1,000 No

El Centro, CA

2.1 56,700 57,900 1,200 No

Grand Island, NE

2.1 42,900 43,800 900 No

Madera, CA

2.1 42,400 43,300 900 No

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

2.1 553,800 565,700 11,900 No

Santa Rosa, CA

2.1 205,700 210,000 4,300 No

Topeka, KS

2.1 111,900 114,200 2,300 No

Amarillo, TX

2.0 125,700 128,200 2,500 No

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL

2.0 45,600 46,500 900 No

Chico, CA

2.0 76,700 78,200 1,500 No

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

2.0 159,800 163,000 3,200 No

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

1.9 386,300 393,800 7,500 No

Columbus, OH

1.9 1,138,700 1,160,100 21,400 No

Dover-Durham, NH-ME

1.9 52,300 53,300 1,000 No

Great Falls, MT

1.9 36,900 37,600 700 No

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN

1.9 679,400 692,400 13,000 No

Pine Bluff, AR

1.9 31,300 31,900 600 No

Salisbury, MD-DE

1.9 177,000 180,400 3,400 No

Warner Robins, GA

1.9 79,700 81,200 1,500 No

Wichita Falls, TX

1.9 58,800 59,900 1,100 No

Flint, MI

1.8 138,500 141,000 2,500 No

Jackson, TN

1.8 71,100 72,400 1,300 No

Johnstown, PA

1.8 50,400 51,300 900 No

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

1.8 49,300 50,200 900 No

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

1.8 140,600 143,100 2,500 No

Bay City, MI

1.7 35,100 35,700 600 No

Bloomington, IL

1.7 94,700 96,300 1,600 No

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

1.7 121,700 123,800 2,100 No

Danbury, CT

1.7 76,400 77,700 1,300 No

Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL

1.7 184,000 187,200 3,200 No

Goldsboro, NC

1.7 40,200 40,900 700 No

Greensboro-High Point, NC

1.7 358,500 364,600 6,100 No

Monroe, LA

1.7 77,300 78,600 1,300 No

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

1.7 63,100 64,200 1,100 No

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA

1.7 312,200 317,400 5,200 No

Reading, PA

1.7 176,700 179,700 3,000 No

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

1.7 138,300 140,600 2,300 No

Appleton, WI

1.6 128,600 130,700 2,100 No

Bangor, ME

1.6 67,600 68,700 1,100 No

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

1.6 42,700 43,400 700 No

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

1.6 406,400 412,700 6,300 No

Fort Smith, AR-OK

1.6 113,700 115,500 1,800 No

Iowa City, IA

1.6 99,000 100,600 1,600 No

Lawton, OK

1.6 43,100 43,800 700 No

Tucson, AZ

1.6 382,500 388,700 6,200 No

Akron, OH

1.5 328,600 333,600 5,000 No

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

1.5 46,900 47,600 700 No

Casper, WY

1.5 38,800 39,400 600 No

Gettysburg, PA

1.5 33,500 34,000 500 No

Greeley, CO

1.5 109,500 111,100 1,600 No

Leominster-Gardner, MA

1.5 52,200 53,000 800 No

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

1.5 97,000 98,500 1,500 No

Rochester, NY

1.5 523,200 531,200 8,000 No

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

1.5 88,600 89,900 1,300 No

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

1.5 61,300 62,200 900 No

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

1.4 857,900 870,000 12,100 No

Savannah, GA

1.4 200,000 202,800 2,800 No

Toledo, OH

1.4 300,100 304,300 4,200 No

Albany, OR

1.3 47,800 48,400 600 No

Columbia, SC

1.3 410,900 416,400 5,500 No

Dalton, GA

1.3 67,200 68,100 900 No

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

1.3 157,600 159,700 2,100 No

Janesville-Beloit, WI

1.3 70,100 71,000 900 No

Kalamazoo-Portage, MI

1.3 149,700 151,600 1,900 No

Saginaw, MI

1.3 83,200 84,300 1,100 No

Springfield, IL

1.3 108,400 109,800 1,400 No

Sumter, SC

1.3 39,200 39,700 500 No

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA

1.3 208,800 211,500 2,700 No

Altoona, PA

1.2 60,800 61,500 700 No

Evansville, IN-KY

1.2 159,600 161,500 1,900 No

Gadsden, AL

1.2 34,100 34,500 400 No

Hot Springs, AR

1.2 41,200 41,700 500 No

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

1.2 658,100 665,800 7,700 No

New Bedford, MA

1.2 67,400 68,200 800 No

Prescott, AZ

1.2 67,500 68,300 800 No

Rapid City, SD

1.2 76,000 76,900 900 No

St. Joseph, MO-KS

1.2 59,900 60,600 700 No

Texarkana, TX-AR

1.2 59,600 60,300 700 No

Utica-Rome, NY

1.2 122,000 123,500 1,500 No

Charleston, WV

1.1 103,700 104,800 1,100 No

Erie, PA

1.1 123,800 125,200 1,400 No

Fargo, ND-MN

1.1 148,000 149,700 1,700 No

Laredo, TX

1.1 107,700 108,900 1,200 No

New Haven, CT

1.1 299,200 302,400 3,200 No

Redding, CA

1.1 69,800 70,600 800 No

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

1.0 77,300 78,100 800 No

Cumberland, MD-WV

1.0 38,300 38,700 400 No

Decatur, IL

1.0 47,900 48,400 500 No

Fond du Lac, WI

1.0 48,400 48,900 500 No

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

1.0 572,800 578,500 5,700 No

Lewiston, ID-WA

1.0 29,800 30,100 300 No

Mansfield, OH

1.0 50,500 51,000 500 No

Midland, MI

1.0 38,200 38,600 400 No

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

1.0 1,655,400 1,672,600 17,200 No

Worcester, MA-CT

1.0 293,900 296,800 2,900 No

Canton-Massillon, OH

0.9 170,800 172,400 1,600 No

Carbondale-Marion, IL

0.9 55,600 56,100 500 No

Cleveland-Elyria, OH

0.9 1,056,700 1,066,400 9,700 No

Eugene, OR

0.9 161,400 162,900 1,500 No

Madison, WI

0.9 415,800 419,700 3,900 No

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

0.9 161,600 163,000 1,400 No

New Bern, NC

0.9 46,700 47,100 400 No

Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ

0.9 33,300 33,600 300 No

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA

0.9 88,400 89,200 800 No

Wichita, KS

0.9 303,700 306,300 2,600 No

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC

0.8 241,900 243,900 2,000 No

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV

0.8 37,500 37,800 300 No

Sheboygan, WI

0.8 63,500 64,000 500 No

Battle Creek, MI

0.7 55,600 56,000 400 No

Boulder, CO

0.7 204,600 206,000 1,400 No

Merced, CA

0.7 72,800 73,300 500 No

Springfield, MA-CT

0.7 336,000 338,200 2,200 No

Binghamton, NY

0.6 98,000 98,600 600 No

Eau Claire, WI

0.6 88,400 88,900 500 No

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

0.6 81,300 81,800 500 No

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

0.6 600,500 603,900 3,400 No

Cedar Rapids, IA

0.5 143,600 144,300 700 No

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

0.5 1,605,500 1,612,900 7,400 No

Dubuque, IA

0.5 60,700 61,000 300 No

Grand Junction, CO

0.5 65,700 66,000 300 No

Kingston, NY

0.5 60,100 60,400 300 No

Enid, OK

0.4 24,200 24,300 100 No

Valdosta, GA

0.4 56,000 56,200 200 No

Rockford, IL

0.3 146,900 147,400 500 No

Wheeling, WV-OH

0.3 59,500 59,700 200 No

Kankakee, IL

0.2 43,200 43,300 100 No

Pittsfield, MA

0.2 40,300 40,400 100 No

Fayetteville, NC

0.0 132,800 132,800 0 No

Michigan City-La Porte, IN

0.0 41,500 41,500 0 No

Muskegon, MI

0.0 65,100 65,100 0 No

Owensboro, KY

0.0 52,900 52,900 0 No

Pueblo, CO

0.0 64,600 64,600 0 No

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

-0.2 55,200 55,100 -100 No

Morgantown, WV

-0.4 68,800 68,500 -300 No

Wausau, WI

-0.4 73,600 73,300 -300 No

Bismarck, ND

-0.5 74,400 74,000 -400 No

Billings, MT

-0.6 90,900 90,400 -500 No

Lima, OH

-0.6 51,600 51,300 -300 No

Monroe, MI

-0.7 42,100 41,800 -300 No

Watertown-Fort Drum, NY

-0.7 42,200 41,900 -300 No

Jackson, MI

-0.8 60,100 59,600 -500 No

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

-0.9 103,100 102,200 -900 No

Muncie, IN

-0.9 46,800 46,400 -400 No

Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH 

-1.0 40,200 39,800 -400 No

California-Lexington Park, MD

-1.2 48,700 48,100 -600 No

Elmira, NY

-1.4 35,900 35,400 -500 No

Kokomo, IN

-2.2 36,100 35,300 -800 No

Bloomington, IN

-2.5 79,100 77,100 -2,000 No

Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN

-2.7 104,100 101,300 -2,800 No

Over the year, nonfarm employment increased in 40 metropolitan areas with a 2010 Census population of 1 million or more, while employment was essentially unchanged in 11 areas. The largest percentage increase in employment from June 2022 to June 2023 in these large metropolitan areas occurred in Jacksonville, Florida (+5.1 percent), followed by Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas (+5.0 percent), and Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, Nevada (+4.7 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 2023." Also see charts related to the latest "Metropolitan Area Employment and Unemployment" news release.

SUGGESTED CITATION

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Employment increased in 105 metropolitan areas from June 2022 to June 2023 at https://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2023/employment-increased-in-105-metropolitan-areas-from-june-2022-to-june-2023.htm (visited July 22, 2024).

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