Over-the-Year Change in Unemployment Rates for Metropolitan Areas, Not Seasonally Adjusted
Metropolitan area October 2016
rate
October 2017(p)
rate
Over-the-year
Change Rank

United States

4.7 3.9 -0.8  

El Centro, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

24.9 20.9 -4.0 1

Odessa, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 3.2 -3.0 2

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.9 4.0 -2.9 3

Goldsboro, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.5 4.6 -2.9 3

Mobile, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.1 4.2 -2.9 3

Tuscaloosa, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 3.2 -2.9 3

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 3.7 -2.8 7

Birmingham-Hoover, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 3.2 -2.7 8

Decatur, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 3.4 -2.7 8

Gadsden, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 3.6 -2.7 8

Dothan, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 3.5 -2.6 11

Montgomery, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 3.4 -2.6 11

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 3.2 -2.5 13

Auburn-Opelika, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 3.0 -2.4 14

The Villages, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.2 4.8 -2.4 14

Huntsville, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 3.1 -2.3 16

Lafayette, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.9 4.6 -2.3 16

Johnson City, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 3.3 -2.2 18

Longview, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 4.0 -2.2 18

Farmington, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.6 6.5 -2.1 20

Houma-Thibodaux, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 4.5 -2.1 20

Morristown, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 3.2 -2.1 20

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 4.3 -2.1 20

Cleveland, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 2.9 -2.0 24

Longview, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.1 5.2 -1.9 25

Midland, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 2.4 -1.9 25

Ocala, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 4.0 -1.9 25

Sebring, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.7 4.8 -1.9 25

Warner Robins, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.0 5.1 -1.9 25

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 2.5 -1.8 30

Chattanooga, TN-GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 3.4 -1.8 30

Hammond, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 4.5 -1.8 30

Homosassa Springs, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.7 4.9 -1.8 30

Joplin, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 2.1 -1.8 30

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

5.3 3.5 -1.8 30

Knoxville, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 2.9 -1.8 30

Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 3.7 -1.8 30

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 4.5 -1.8 30

Duluth, MN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 3.1 -1.7 39

Jackson, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 3.4 -1.7 39

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 4.0 -1.7 39

Rocky Mount, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.7 6.0 -1.7 39

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 4.7 -1.7 39

Springfield, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 1.9 -1.7 39

Bakersfield, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.1 7.5 -1.6 45

Clarksville, TN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 3.9 -1.6 45

Erie, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 4.7 -1.6 45

Greenville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 4.5 -1.6 45

Hanford-Corcoran, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.0 7.4 -1.6 45

Madera, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.2 6.6 -1.6 45

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

3.9 2.3 -1.6 45

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 3.5 -1.6 45

Panama City, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 3.2 -1.6 45

Port St. Lucie, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 3.9 -1.6 45

Punta Gorda, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 3.8 -1.6 45

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

4.3 2.7 -1.6 45

San Angelo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 2.9 -1.6 45

Yakima, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 4.6 -1.6 45

Alexandria, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 4.6 -1.5 59

Beckley, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 4.8 -1.5 59

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 3.6 -1.5 59

Columbus, GA-AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 5.1 -1.5 59

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

5.2 3.7 -1.5 59

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 4.2 -1.5 59

Johnstown, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 4.7 -1.5 59

Monroe, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 4.4 -1.5 59

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 3.2 -1.5 59

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 3.3 -1.5 59

Victoria, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.0 -1.5 59

Williamsport, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 4.6 -1.5 59

Baton Rouge, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 3.7 -1.4 71

Bellingham, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 4.2 -1.4 71

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.9 5.5 -1.4 71

Brunswick, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 4.6 -1.4 71

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 3.3 -1.4 71

Casper, WY Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 4.8 -1.4 71

Dalton, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 4.9 -1.4 71

Fayetteville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 5.2 -1.4 71

Hattiesburg, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 3.8 -1.4 71

Jacksonville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 3.3 -1.4 71

Kennewick-Richland, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 4.6 -1.4 71

Laredo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 3.2 -1.4 71

Macon-Bibb County, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 5.0 -1.4 71

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.1 5.7 -1.4 71

Modesto, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.7 6.3 -1.4 71

Tallahassee, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 3.3 -1.4 71

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

4.7 3.3 -1.4 71

Yuba City, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.9 6.5 -1.4 71

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 4.4 -1.3 89

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

4.1 2.8 -1.3 89

Flagstaff, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 4.3 -1.3 89

Gainesville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.0 -1.3 89

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 4.6 -1.3 89

Jefferson City, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 1.8 -1.3 89

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 3.8 -1.3 89

New Bern, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 4.3 -1.3 89

New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.1 -1.3 89

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.2 -1.3 89

Peoria, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 4.7 -1.3 89

Pittsburgh, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.1 -1.3 89

Redding, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 4.9 -1.3 89

Rome, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 4.7 -1.3 89

St. Joseph, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 2.3 -1.3 89

Savannah, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.1 -1.3 89

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 4.5 -1.3 89

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 2.6 -1.3 89

Wichita Falls, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.0 -1.3 89

Albany, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 5.2 -1.2 108

Athens-Clarke County, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.1 -1.2 108

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 4.6 -1.2 108

Columbia, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 1.5 -1.2 108

El Paso, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 3.8 -1.2 108

Fresno, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.0 7.8 -1.2 108

Gainesville, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 3.6 -1.2 108

Hinesville, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 4.7 -1.2 108

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

5.3 4.1 -1.2 108

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 2.0 -1.2 108

Lake Charles, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.3 -1.2 108

Merced, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.4 7.2 -1.2 108

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

5.1 3.9 -1.2 108

Rockford, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 5.0 -1.2 108

Stockton-Lodi, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.4 6.2 -1.2 108

Wenatchee, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 3.8 -1.2 108

Wichita, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 3.4 -1.2 108

Altoona, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.0 -1.1 125

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.1 -1.1 125

Chico, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 4.7 -1.1 125

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

5.2 4.1 -1.1 125

Janesville-Beloit, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.1 -1.1 125

Kankakee, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 4.8 -1.1 125

Olympia-Tumwater, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.4 -1.1 125

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 4.8 -1.1 125

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

5.8 4.7 -1.1 125

Visalia-Porterville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

10.5 9.4 -1.1 125

Wheeling, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 4.8 -1.1 125

Yuma, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

19.1 18.0 -1.1 125

Bloomington, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 3.8 -1.0 137

Carbondale-Marion, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.4 -1.0 137

Charleston, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.4 -1.0 137

College Station-Bryan, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 2.5 -1.0 137

Corpus Christi, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.1 -1.0 137

East Stroudsburg, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 5.2 -1.0 137

Jackson, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 3.9 -1.0 137

Killeen-Temple, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.4 -1.0 137

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.1 -1.0 137

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.2 -1.0 137

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

3.3 2.3 -1.0 137

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.2 -1.0 137

Racine, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.5 -1.0 137

Reading, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 3.9 -1.0 137

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

5.1 4.1 -1.0 137

St. Cloud, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 2.3 -1.0 137

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 3.7 -1.0 137

Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 4.8 -1.0 137

State College, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.0 -1.0 137

Topeka, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 2.9 -1.0 137

Urban Honolulu, HI Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.8 1.8 -1.0 137

Valdosta, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.3 -1.0 137

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.3 -1.0 137

Abilene, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.1 -0.9 160

Amarillo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 2.4 -0.9 160

Coeur d'Alene, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.2 -0.9 160

Decatur, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.2 -0.9 160

Kansas City, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.2 -0.9 160

Kokomo, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.5 -0.9 160

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 2.4 -0.9 160

Lebanon, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.5 -0.9 160

Manhattan, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 2.3 -0.9 160

Mankato-North Mankato, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 1.8 -0.9 160

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 2.9 -0.9 160

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

3.9 3.0 -0.9 160

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

4.1 3.2 -0.9 160

Sherman-Denison, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 2.9 -0.9 160

Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.7 5.8 -0.9 160

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

5.1 4.3 -0.8 175

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.6 -0.8 175

Burlington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 3.8 -0.8 175

Champaign-Urbana, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.1 -0.8 175

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

5.5 4.7 -0.8 175

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.0 -0.8 175

Danville, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.8 6.0 -0.8 175

Dubuque, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.9 2.1 -0.8 175

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.6 -0.8 175

Elkhart-Goshen, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 2.4 -0.8 175

Gettysburg, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 2.9 -0.8 175

Grand Island, NE Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 2.4 -0.8 175

Grand Junction, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.4 -0.8 175

Grants Pass, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 5.2 -0.8 175

Green Bay, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 2.6 -0.8 175

Greensboro-High Point, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.3 -0.8 175

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.6 -0.8 175

Lawrence, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 2.5 -0.8 175

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

4.9 4.1 -0.8 175

Michigan City-La Porte, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.2 -0.8 175

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

5.4 4.6 -0.8 175

Rochester, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.9 2.1 -0.8 175

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.0 -0.8 175

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.5 -0.8 175

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 3.8 -0.8 175

Sheboygan, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 2.5 -0.8 175

Walla Walla, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.0 -0.8 175

Wilmington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 3.9 -0.8 175

Austin-Round Rock, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 2.6 -0.7 203

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.0 -0.7 203

Cedar Rapids, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 2.6 -0.7 203

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

4.6 3.9 -0.7 203

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.3 -0.7 203

Harrisonburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.3 -0.7 203

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.0 -0.7 203

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

4.4 3.7 -0.7 203

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

5.5 4.8 -0.7 203

Jacksonville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.7 -0.7 203

Lancaster, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.3 -0.7 203

Lewiston, ID-WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 2.8 -0.7 203

Lincoln, NE Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.8 2.1 -0.7 203

Lubbock, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 2.6 -0.7 203

Madison, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.9 2.2 -0.7 203

Morgantown, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.3 -0.7 203

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 2.4 -0.7 203

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 2.7 -0.7 203

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.5 -0.7 203

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.7 -0.7 203

Prescott, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 3.9 -0.7 203

Raleigh, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.6 -0.7 203

Salinas, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.6 -0.7 203

Texarkana, TX-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.8 -0.7 203

Tucson, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.0 -0.7 203

Waco, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.3 -0.7 203

Wausau, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 2.5 -0.7 203

Winston-Salem, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.0 -0.7 203

York-Hanover, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.8 -0.7 203

Ames, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.0 1.4 -0.6 232

Asheville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.3 -0.6 232

Boise City, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 2.7 -0.6 232

Eau Claire, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 2.6 -0.6 232

Enid, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.4 -0.6 232

Evansville, IN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.2 -0.6 232

Fond du Lac, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.4 -0.6 232

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.6 -0.6 232

Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.0 -0.6 232

Medford, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.5 -0.6 232

Oklahoma City, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.6 -0.6 232

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

5.0 4.4 -0.6 232

Pocatello, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 2.5 -0.6 232

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

4.5 3.9 -0.6 232

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA Metropolitan NECTA

4.4 3.8 -0.6 232

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 2.5 -0.6 232

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.6 -0.6 232

Tulsa, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.4 -0.6 232

Tyler, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.9 -0.6 232

Winchester, VA-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.0 -0.6 232

Albany, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.7 -0.5 252

Albuquerque, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.6 -0.5 252

Appleton, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 2.7 -0.5 252

Bloomington, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.5 -0.5 252

Carson City, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.8 -0.5 252

Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.3 -0.5 252

Charlottesville, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.1 -0.5 252

Cumberland, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.8 -0.5 252

Eugene, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.4 -0.5 252

Fort Wayne, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.1 -0.5 252

Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.5 -0.5 252

Hot Springs, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.5 -0.5 252

Iowa City, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.4 1.9 -0.5 252

Lynchburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.0 -0.5 252

Napa, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.4 -0.5 252

Reno, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.9 -0.5 252

Roanoke, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.5 -0.5 252

Salem, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.2 -0.5 252

Santa Rosa, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.3 -0.5 252

Spartanburg, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.7 -0.5 252

Springfield, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.0 -0.5 252

Staunton-Waynesboro, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.4 -0.5 252

Sumter, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.8 -0.5 252

Terre Haute, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.1 -0.5 252

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

4.5 4.0 -0.5 252

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.9 -0.4 277

Bangor, ME Metropolitan NECTA

3.4 3.0 -0.4 277

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.7 6.3 -0.4 277

Columbus, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.6 -0.4 277

Corvallis, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.1 -0.4 277

Florence, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.5 -0.4 277

Fort Smith, AR-OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.8 -0.4 277

Grand Forks, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.1 1.7 -0.4 277

Greeley, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.8 2.4 -0.4 277

Idaho Falls, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 2.3 -0.4 277

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.2 -0.4 277

Las Cruces, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 6.2 -0.4 277

Lewiston-Auburn, ME Metropolitan NECTA

3.2 2.8 -0.4 277

Muncie, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.2 -0.4 277

Pine Bluff, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.3 -0.4 277

Portland-South Portland, ME Metropolitan NECTA

2.8 2.4 -0.4 277

Richmond, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.7 -0.4 277

Salisbury, MD-DE Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.8 -0.4 277

Springfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.4 -0.4 277

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

6.0 5.6 -0.4 277

Ann Arbor, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.4 -0.3 297

Bend-Redmond, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.2 -0.3 297

Burlington-South Burlington, VT Metropolitan NECTA

2.2 1.9 -0.3 297

California-Lexington Park, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.6 -0.3 297

Canton-Massillon, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.8 -0.3 297

Columbia, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.9 -0.3 297

Elmira, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 5.1 -0.3 297

Fargo, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

1.9 1.6 -0.3 297

Lima, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.5 -0.3 297

Logan, UT-ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 2.4 -0.3 297

St. George, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 3.0 -0.3 297

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.0 -0.3 297

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

3.9 3.6 -0.3 297

Watertown-Fort Drum, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 5.4 -0.3 297

Akron, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.6 -0.2 311

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.9 6.7 -0.2 311

Binghamton, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.8 -0.2 311

Bismarck, ND Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.0 1.8 -0.2 311

Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.7 -0.2 311

Dayton, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.3 -0.2 311

Glens Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.1 -0.2 311

Jonesboro, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.9 2.7 -0.2 311

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 5.1 -0.2 311

Lawton, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.4 -0.2 311

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

3.1 2.9 -0.2 311

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.7 -0.2 311

Mansfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.9 -0.2 311

Missoula, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 3.1 -0.2 311

Owensboro, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.2 -0.2 311

Provo-Orem, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.8 2.6 -0.2 311

Santa Fe, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 5.1 -0.2 311

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.8 -0.1 328

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 4.0 -0.1 328

Colorado Springs, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 3.1 -0.1 328

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 2.6 -0.1 328

Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.1 -0.1 328

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

2.5 2.4 -0.1 328

Fort Collins, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.4 2.3 -0.1 328

Great Falls, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.5 -0.1 328

Jackson, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.3 -0.1 328

Lexington-Fayette, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.3 -0.1 328

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

4.7 4.6 -0.1 328

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

4.3 4.2 -0.1 328

Ocean City, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.9 7.8 -0.1 328

Salt Lake City, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.9 2.8 -0.1 328

Billings, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 3.2 0.0 342

Boulder, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.3 2.3 0.0 342

Cheyenne, WY Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.6 0.0 342

Danbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA

3.4 3.4 0.0 342

Dover-Durham, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA

2.2 2.2 0.0 342

Kingston, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.2 0.0 342

Manchester, NH Metropolitan NECTA

2.4 2.4 0.0 342

Midland, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.2 0.0 342

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.4 0.0 342

Ogden-Clearfield, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 3.2 0.0 342

Portsmouth, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA

2.3 2.3 0.0 342

Pueblo, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 4.0 0.0 342

Syracuse, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.6 0.0 342

Waterbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA

5.3 5.3 0.0 342

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 4.0 0.1 356

Bay City, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.7 0.1 356

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT Metropolitan NECTA

4.2 4.3 0.1 356

Cleveland-Elyria, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 5.2 0.1 356

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 3.4 0.1 356

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT Metropolitan NECTA

4.2 4.3 0.1 356

Ithaca, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 4.0 0.1 356

Kalamazoo-Portage, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 4.1 0.1 356

New Haven, CT Metropolitan NECTA

4.2 4.3 0.1 356

Rochester, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.6 0.1 356

Utica-Rome, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.7 0.1 356

Dover, DE Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.7 0.2 367

Lansing-East Lansing, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.9 0.2 367

Monroe, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 5.0 0.2 367

Saginaw, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.8 0.2 367

Toledo, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.9 0.2 367

Trenton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 4.2 0.2 367

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 6.6 0.2 367

Battle Creek, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.6 0.3 374

Flint, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 5.3 0.3 374

Muskegon, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 5.2 0.3 374

Worcester, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA

3.2 3.5 0.3 374

Barnstable Town, MA Metropolitan NECTA

3.0 3.4 0.4 378

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH Metropolitan NECTA

2.7 3.1 0.4 378

Bowling Green, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.9 0.4 378

Anchorage, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 6.1 0.5 381

Fairbanks, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 5.8 0.5 381

Leominster-Gardner, MA Metropolitan NECTA

3.3 3.8 0.5 381

Rapid City, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 3.2 0.5 381

Springfield, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA

3.5 4.0 0.5 381

New Bedford, MA Metropolitan NECTA

4.2 4.8 0.6 386

Sioux Falls, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.0 2.6 0.6 386

Pittsfield, MA Metropolitan NECTA

3.2 3.9 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: November 30, 2017