Over-the-Year Change in Unemployment Rates for Metropolitan Areas, Not Seasonally Adjusted
Metropolitan area February 2017
rate
February 2018(p)
rate
Over-the-year
Change Rank

United States

4.9 4.4 -0.5  

Rockford, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.2 4.9 -4.3 1

El Centro, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

18.6 16.0 -2.6 2

Farmington, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.5 5.9 -2.6 2

Odessa, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 3.2 -2.2 4

Yuba City, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

11.1 8.9 -2.2 4

Houma-Thibodaux, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 4.1 -2.1 6

Hanford-Corcoran, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

11.7 9.7 -2.0 7

Lafayette, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 4.2 -2.0 7

Merced, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

12.5 10.6 -1.9 9

Bakersfield, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

11.4 9.6 -1.8 10

Peoria, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.8 5.0 -1.8 10

Alexandria, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 4.4 -1.7 12

Longview, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 4.5 -1.7 12

Madera, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

10.0 8.3 -1.7 12

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.8 6.1 -1.7 12

Casper, WY Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.7 5.1 -1.6 16

Danville, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.2 5.6 -1.6 16

Birmingham-Hoover, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 3.8 -1.5 18

Decatur, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 4.2 -1.5 18

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 4.7 -1.5 18

Gadsden, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 4.5 -1.5 18

Hammond, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 4.3 -1.5 18

Kankakee, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 5.1 -1.5 18

Mobile, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 5.1 -1.5 18

Modesto, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.0 7.5 -1.5 18

Redding, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.4 5.9 -1.5 18

Salinas, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

11.8 10.3 -1.5 18

Tuscaloosa, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.0 -1.5 18

Yakima, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

10.0 8.5 -1.5 18

Chico, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.1 5.7 -1.4 30

Cleveland-Elyria, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.1 5.7 -1.4 30

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.1 -1.4 30

Decatur, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 4.9 -1.4 30

Fresno, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

10.5 9.1 -1.4 30

Monroe, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 4.3 -1.4 30

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 4.3 -1.4 30

Stockton-Lodi, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.5 7.1 -1.4 30

Visalia-Porterville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

12.7 11.3 -1.4 30

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 5.0 -1.3 39

Bloomington, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 3.6 -1.3 39

Dothan, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 4.4 -1.3 39

Huntsville, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 3.7 -1.3 39

Janesville-Beloit, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 3.6 -1.3 39

Midland, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 2.5 -1.3 39

The Villages, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.8 5.5 -1.3 39

Victoria, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 4.3 -1.3 39

Auburn-Opelika, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 3.8 -1.2 47

Champaign-Urbana, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 3.7 -1.2 47

Clarksville, TN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.2 -1.2 47

Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 4.5 -1.2 47

Lima, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 4.6 -1.2 47

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.3 7.1 -1.2 47

Montgomery, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.1 -1.2 47

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 4.4 -1.2 47

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.9 6.7 -1.2 47

Akron, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 4.9 -1.1 56

Baton Rouge, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 3.5 -1.1 56

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.4 -1.1 56

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.8 6.7 -1.1 56

Canton-Massillon, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 5.3 -1.1 56

Carbondale-Marion, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.3 -1.1 56

Columbus, GA-AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 5.3 -1.1 56

Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.4 -1.1 56

Lake Charles, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.1 -1.1 56

Mansfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 5.2 -1.1 56

Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.2 -1.1 56

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 4.8 -1.1 56

Springfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.4 -1.1 56

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.4 -1.1 56

Albany, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.1 -1.0 70

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 3.6 -1.0 70

Dayton, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.3 -1.0 70

Duluth, MN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 5.0 -1.0 70

Johnson City, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.0 -1.0 70

Johnstown, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.2 6.2 -1.0 70

Joplin, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.2 -1.0 70

Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 3.9 -1.0 70

Kokomo, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 3.6 -1.0 70

Laredo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 3.9 -1.0 70

New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 3.8 -1.0 70

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.0 -1.0 70

Racine, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.0 -1.0 70

Rome, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 4.8 -1.0 70

San Angelo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.3 -1.0 70

Springfield, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.0 -1.0 70

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 3.7 -1.0 70

Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.0 7.0 -1.0 70

Albuquerque, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.0 -0.9 88

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.5 7.6 -0.9 88

Brunswick, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.5 -0.9 88

Chattanooga, TN-GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 3.7 -0.9 88

Corpus Christi, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 5.5 -0.9 88

Dalton, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 5.5 -0.9 88

Erie, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.0 6.1 -0.9 88

Hinesville, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 4.9 -0.9 88

Homosassa Springs, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 5.5 -0.9 88

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 4.7 -0.9 88

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.9 2.0 -0.9 88

Knoxville, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.4 -0.9 88

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 3.9 -0.9 88

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.2 -0.9 88

Napa, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.5 -0.9 88

Ocala, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.6 -0.9 88

Owensboro, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.6 -0.9 88

Punta Gorda, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.1 -0.9 88

St. Joseph, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.5 -0.9 88

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.5 -0.9 88

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.2 -0.9 88

Santa Rosa, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.0 -0.9 88

Tulsa, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.1 -0.9 88

Warner Robins, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.5 -0.9 88

Bowling Green, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.2 -0.8 112

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.0 -0.8 112

Cleveland, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.7 -0.8 112

Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 3.8 -0.8 112

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.2 -0.8 112

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.0 -0.8 112

Evansville, IN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.4 -0.8 112

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.7 -0.8 112

Harrisonburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.2 -0.8 112

Jacksonville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.5 -0.8 112

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.2 -0.8 112

Lynchburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 3.9 -0.8 112

Macon-Bibb County, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 4.8 -0.8 112

Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.1 -0.8 112

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 3.8 -0.8 112

Panama City, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.0 -0.8 112

Richmond, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.5 -0.8 112

Roanoke, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.4 -0.8 112

Santa Fe, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.6 -0.8 112

Savannah, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.1 -0.8 112

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.4 -0.8 112

Sebring, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.1 -0.8 112

Springfield, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.3 -0.8 112

Staunton-Waynesboro, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.2 -0.8 112

Toledo, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.0 -0.8 112

Tyler, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 3.8 -0.8 112

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.6 -0.8 112

Wausau, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 2.9 -0.8 112

Altoona, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 5.0 -0.7 140

Appleton, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 2.9 -0.7 140

Athens-Clarke County, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.1 -0.7 140

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.3 -0.7 140

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.5 6.8 -0.7 140

Boise City, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.1 -0.7 140

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.5 -0.7 140

Charlottesville, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 2.9 -0.7 140

Coeur d'Alene, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.5 -0.7 140

Eau Claire, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.3 -0.7 140

El Paso, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.5 -0.7 140

Enid, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.7 -0.7 140

Fort Wayne, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.3 -0.7 140

Green Bay, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.2 -0.7 140

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.1 -0.7 140

Lewiston-Auburn, ME Metropolitan NECTA

3.7 3.0 -0.7 140

Lexington-Fayette, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.7 -0.7 140

Michigan City-La Porte, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 5.3 -0.7 140

Morristown, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.3 -0.7 140

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 2.7 -0.7 140

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.5 -0.7 140

Oklahoma City, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.6 -0.7 140

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.4 -0.7 140

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 2.8 -0.7 140

Pittsburgh, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 5.3 -0.7 140

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 2.9 -0.7 140

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.0 -0.7 140

Sheboygan, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 2.7 -0.7 140

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.4 -0.7 140

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.6 -0.7 140

Urban Honolulu, HI Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.5 1.8 -0.7 140

Wichita Falls, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.5 -0.7 140

Williamsport, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.9 6.2 -0.7 140

Abilene, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.5 -0.6 173

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.7 -0.6 173

Bangor, ME Metropolitan NECTA

4.0 3.4 -0.6 173

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.6 -0.6 173

College Station-Bryan, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.0 -0.6 173

Columbia, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 2.6 -0.6 173

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.6 -0.6 173

Fond du Lac, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.0 -0.6 173

Gainesville, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.6 -0.6 173

Goldsboro, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 5.0 -0.6 173

Hattiesburg, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.8 -0.6 173

Jefferson City, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.3 -0.6 173

Killeen-Temple, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.1 -0.6 173

Las Cruces, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.3 6.7 -0.6 173

Madison, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 2.5 -0.6 173

Mankato-North Mankato, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.1 -0.6 173

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.3 -0.6 173

Muncie, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.3 -0.6 173

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.8 -0.6 173

Pocatello, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.1 -0.6 173

Port St. Lucie, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.4 -0.6 173

Portland-South Portland, ME Metropolitan NECTA

3.1 2.5 -0.6 173

Reno, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.2 -0.6 173

St. Cloud, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.3 -0.6 173

St. Louis, MO-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area(1)

4.4 3.8 -0.6 173

Salisbury, MD-DE Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.3 6.7 -0.6 173

Sherman-Denison, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.4 -0.6 173

Tallahassee, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.6 -0.6 173

Valdosta, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.5 -0.6 173

Wenatchee, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.5 6.9 -0.6 173

Wheeling, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.4 6.8 -0.6 173

Amarillo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 2.9 -0.5 204

Ames, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.4 1.9 -0.5 204

Austin-Round Rock, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.0 -0.5 204

Danbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA

4.8 4.3 -0.5 204

Dover, DE Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.8 -0.5 204

Dubuque, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.6 -0.5 204

Elkhart-Goshen, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.5 -0.5 204

Gainesville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.4 -0.5 204

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.1 -0.5 204

Idaho Falls, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 2.9 -0.5 204

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.4 -0.5 204

Iowa City, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.5 -0.5 204

Jackson, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.0 -0.5 204

Kansas City, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.8 -0.5 204

Kennewick-Richland, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.6 7.1 -0.5 204

Lawton, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.2 -0.5 204

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.2 -0.5 204

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.5 -0.5 204

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.4 -0.5 204

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 6.0 -0.5 204

Springfield, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA

5.3 4.8 -0.5 204

Terre Haute, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.9 -0.5 204

Wichita, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.1 -0.5 204

Winchester, VA-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.4 -0.5 204

Asheville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.7 -0.4 228

Barnstable Town, MA Metropolitan NECTA

6.9 6.5 -0.4 228

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT Metropolitan NECTA

5.4 5.0 -0.4 228

Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.3 -0.4 228

Columbus, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 2.9 -0.4 228

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.7 -0.4 228

Fayetteville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 5.8 -0.4 228

Grand Island, NE Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.2 -0.4 228

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.7 6.3 -0.4 228

Jackson, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.8 -0.4 228

Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.4 -0.4 228

Leominster-Gardner, MA Metropolitan NECTA

5.1 4.7 -0.4 228

Lubbock, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.1 -0.4 228

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.1 -0.4 228

New Bedford, MA Metropolitan NECTA

7.1 6.7 -0.4 228

Raleigh, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.9 -0.4 228

Rochester, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.5 -0.4 228

Rocky Mount, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.2 6.8 -0.4 228

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.0 -0.4 228

State College, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.8 -0.4 228

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.6 -0.4 228

Wilmington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.4 -0.4 228

Winston-Salem, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.3 -0.4 228

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 5.3 -0.3 251

Bloomington, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.0 -0.3 251

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH Metropolitan NECTA

3.8 3.5 -0.3 251

Burlington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.3 -0.3 251

Carson City, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 5.9 -0.3 251

Cedar Rapids, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.8 -0.3 251

Cumberland, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.9 6.6 -0.3 251

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.3 -0.3 251

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.0 -0.3 251

East Stroudsburg, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.7 6.4 -0.3 251

Greensboro-High Point, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.8 -0.3 251

Greenville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.9 -0.3 251

Jacksonville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 5.1 -0.3 251

Lancaster, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.0 -0.3 251

Logan, UT-ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 2.9 -0.3 251

Manchester, NH Metropolitan NECTA

3.1 2.8 -0.3 251

Manhattan, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 2.9 -0.3 251

New Bern, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.7 -0.3 251

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.6 -0.3 251

Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI Metropolitan NECTA

5.5 5.2 -0.3 251

Ocean City, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

14.6 14.3 -0.3 251

Ogden-Clearfield, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.4 -0.3 251

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.1 -0.3 251

Portsmouth, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA

2.8 2.5 -0.3 251

St. George, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.6 -0.3 251

Topeka, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.8 -0.3 251

Waco, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.8 -0.3 251

Walla Walla, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 5.9 -0.3 251

Worcester, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA

4.6 4.3 -0.3 251

Bellingham, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.6 -0.2 280

Burlington-South Burlington, VT Metropolitan NECTA

2.5 2.3 -0.2 280

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 5.2 -0.2 280

Dover-Durham, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA

2.9 2.7 -0.2 280

Flagstaff, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 6.1 -0.2 280

Gettysburg, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.0 -0.2 280

Grand Junction, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.6 -0.2 280

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.4 -0.2 280

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT Metropolitan NECTA

5.3 5.1 -0.2 280

Jackson, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 5.3 -0.2 280

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 6.1 -0.2 280

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 5.2 -0.2 280

Lincoln, NE Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.8 2.6 -0.2 280

Longview, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.0 6.8 -0.2 280

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 6.3 -0.2 280

New Haven, CT Metropolitan NECTA

5.2 5.0 -0.2 280

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.9 -0.2 280

Pittsfield, MA Metropolitan NECTA

5.6 5.4 -0.2 280

Provo-Orem, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 3.0 -0.2 280

Reading, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 5.0 -0.2 280

Salt Lake City, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.2 -0.2 280

Spartanburg, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.2 -0.2 280

Texarkana, TX-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.8 -0.2 280

Trenton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.2 -0.2 280

Waterbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA

6.8 6.6 -0.2 280

York-Hanover, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.6 -0.2 280

Yuma, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

13.7 13.5 -0.2 280

Bay City, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.9 6.8 -0.1 307

Bend-Redmond, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.7 -0.1 307

Flint, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 6.5 -0.1 307

Florence, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 5.0 -0.1 307

Grand Forks, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.3 -0.1 307

Lebanon, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.6 -0.1 307

Lewiston, ID-WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.8 -0.1 307

Medford, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 5.1 -0.1 307

Pine Bluff, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 5.6 -0.1 307

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 4.0 -0.1 307

Prescott, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.8 -0.1 307

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA Metropolitan NECTA

5.4 5.3 -0.1 307

Sumter, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 5.4 -0.1 307

Albany, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.9 0.0 320

Ann Arbor, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.6 0.0 320

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.6 0.0 320

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.8 0.0 320

Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.9 0.0 320

Cheyenne, WY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 4.1 0.0 320

Corvallis, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 3.2 0.0 320

Eugene, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.5 0.0 320

Fargo, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 3.2 0.0 320

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 3.0 0.0 320

Fort Smith, AR-OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.6 0.0 320

Grants Pass, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.9 0.0 320

Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 4.1 0.0 320

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.4 0.0 320

Lawrence, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 3.3 0.0 320

Monroe, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 5.3 0.0 320

Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 6.3 0.0 320

Olympia-Tumwater, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 5.6 0.0 320

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.4 0.0 320

Saginaw, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 6.5 0.0 320

Tucson, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.7 0.0 320

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 5.5 0.1 341

Columbia, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.4 0.1 341

Fort Collins, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.8 2.9 0.1 341

Greeley, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 3.1 0.1 341

Ithaca, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.7 0.1 341

Jonesboro, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.6 0.1 341

Kalamazoo-Portage, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 5.1 0.1 341

Lansing-East Lansing, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.5 0.1 341

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.8 0.1 341

Midland, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 5.8 0.1 341

Muskegon, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 6.1 0.1 341

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 6.0 0.1 341

Salem, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.5 0.1 341

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.3 0.1 341

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.9 7.0 0.1 341

Battle Creek, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 5.6 0.2 356

Beckley, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.8 7.0 0.2 356

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 6.4 0.2 356

California-Lexington Park, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.4 0.2 356

Charleston, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 6.2 0.2 356

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.9 3.1 0.2 356

Elmira, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 6.7 0.2 356

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 4.0 0.2 356

Hot Springs, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.7 0.2 356

Kingston, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 5.5 0.2 356

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.8 7.0 0.2 356

Rapid City, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 4.1 0.2 356

Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 6.0 0.2 356

Sioux Falls, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 3.4 0.2 356

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.9 8.1 0.2 356

Anchorage, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.1 7.4 0.3 371

Bismarck, ND Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.8 0.3 371

Boulder, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.6 2.9 0.3 371

Colorado Springs, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.8 0.3 371

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 5.2 0.3 371

Missoula, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.6 0.3 371

Morgantown, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.9 0.3 371

Rochester, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 5.9 0.3 371

Syracuse, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 6.2 0.3 371

Watertown-Fort Drum, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.4 8.7 0.3 371

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 5.2 0.4 381

Binghamton, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 6.9 0.4 381

Glens Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 6.8 0.4 381

Pueblo, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.9 0.4 381

Billings, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 4.4 0.5 385

Fairbanks, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.9 7.4 0.5 385

Utica-Rome, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 6.6 0.5 385

Great Falls, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 4.8 0.7 388

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary
(1) Area boundaries do not reflect official OMB definitions.

Note: Rates shown are a percentage of the labor force. Data refer to place of residence. Estimates for the current month are subject to revision the following month.

 

Last Modified Date: April 4, 2018