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

United States

5.0 4.5 -0.5  

Odessa, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.0 4.3 -2.7 1

Farmington, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

10.0 7.7 -2.3 2

Casper, WY Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.7 4.5 -2.2 3

El Centro, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

27.1 24.9 -2.2 3

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 4.2 -2.1 5

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.8 4.7 -2.1 5

Grand Junction, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 3.0 -2.1 5

Tuscaloosa, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 4.2 -2.1 5

Birmingham-Hoover, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 3.9 -2.0 9

Gadsden, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 4.3 -2.0 9

Longview, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.6 5.6 -2.0 9

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.8 4.9 -1.9 12

Decatur, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 4.1 -1.9 12

Dothan, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 4.3 -1.9 12

Mobile, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.1 5.2 -1.9 12

Montgomery, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 4.1 -1.9 12

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 4.4 -1.7 17

Huntsville, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 3.7 -1.7 17

Jackson, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 3.8 -1.7 17

Longview, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.9 5.2 -1.7 17

Morristown, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 3.9 -1.7 17

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 4.9 -1.7 17

Auburn-Opelika, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 3.9 -1.6 23

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 3.8 -1.6 23

Johnson City, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 4.1 -1.6 23

Kennewick-Richland, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 4.8 -1.6 23

Chattanooga, TN-GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 3.9 -1.5 27

Cleveland, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 3.6 -1.5 27

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

5.5 4.0 -1.5 27

Lafayette, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.5 6.0 -1.5 27

Midland, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 3.2 -1.5 27

Bellingham, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 4.7 -1.4 32

Houma-Thibodaux, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.1 5.7 -1.4 32

Knoxville, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 3.5 -1.4 32

Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 4.2 -1.4 32

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.9 5.5 -1.4 32

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 5.0 -1.4 32

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.1 -1.3 38

Erie, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.9 5.6 -1.3 38

Greeley, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 2.1 -1.3 38

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 4.8 -1.3 38

Sebring, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.1 5.8 -1.3 38

Wenatchee, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.1 -1.3 38

Williamsport, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.8 5.5 -1.3 38

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 4.6 -1.2 45

Coeur d'Alene, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.0 -1.2 45

Homosassa Springs, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.1 5.9 -1.2 45

Joplin, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 3.9 -1.2 45

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

4.1 2.9 -1.2 45

Ocala, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 4.9 -1.2 45

Port St. Lucie, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 4.7 -1.2 45

Pueblo, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 3.6 -1.2 45

Victoria, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 4.8 -1.2 45

Yakima, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.0 5.8 -1.2 45

Bloomington, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.2 -1.1 55

Boise City, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 2.6 -1.1 55

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 4.7 -1.1 55

Clarksville, TN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 4.8 -1.1 55

Colorado Springs, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 2.6 -1.1 55

Flagstaff, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 5.1 -1.1 55

Johnstown, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.5 6.4 -1.1 55

Olympia-Tumwater, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 4.6 -1.1 55

Pocatello, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 2.5 -1.1 55

Springfield, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 3.6 -1.1 55

The Villages, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.1 6.0 -1.1 55

Columbia, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.0 -1.0 66

Dalton, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 5.2 -1.0 66

Fayetteville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 5.6 -1.0 66

Fort Collins, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.8 1.8 -1.0 66

Kankakee, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 5.3 -1.0 66

Lewiston, ID-WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 2.7 -1.0 66

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.3 -1.0 66

Peoria, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 5.3 -1.0 66

Rocky Mount, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.6 6.6 -1.0 66

Rome, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 5.3 -1.0 66

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

5.1 4.1 -1.0 66

San Angelo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 3.8 -1.0 66

Tallahassee, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.0 -1.0 66

Walla Walla, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.4 -1.0 66

Albany, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.2 -0.9 80

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.0 -0.9 80

Boulder, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.8 1.9 -0.9 80

Carbondale-Marion, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.0 -0.9 80

Carson City, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 4.7 -0.9 80

Columbus, GA-AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 5.7 -0.9 80

Decatur, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.8 5.9 -0.9 80

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

5.3 4.4 -0.9 80

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 2.2 -0.9 80

Goldsboro, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.0 -0.9 80

Idaho Falls, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 2.2 -0.9 80

Jacksonville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.1 -0.9 80

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.7 5.8 -0.9 80

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

5.4 4.5 -0.9 80

Monroe, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 5.6 -0.9 80

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 3.9 -0.9 80

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

5.2 4.3 -0.9 80

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 3.8 -0.9 80

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.0 -0.9 80

Pittsburgh, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.2 -0.9 80

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA Metropolitan NECTA

5.2 4.3 -0.9 80

Punta Gorda, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 4.7 -0.9 80

Rockford, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 5.7 -0.9 80

Tyler, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.1 -0.9 80

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 3.8 -0.9 80

Wilmington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.1 -0.9 80

Albany, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 5.8 -0.8 106

Athens-Clarke County, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.7 -0.8 106

Beckley, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.8 6.0 -0.8 106

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.0 -0.8 106

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.1 -0.8 106

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

5.0 4.2 -0.8 106

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

5.3 4.5 -0.8 106

Duluth, MN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.7 -0.8 106

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.0 -0.8 106

Gainesville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 3.8 -0.8 106

Gainesville, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.0 -0.8 106

Grants Pass, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.7 5.9 -0.8 106

Greensboro-High Point, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.7 -0.8 106

Greenville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.1 -0.8 106

Hammond, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.1 6.3 -0.8 106

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.2 -0.8 106

Janesville-Beloit, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.7 -0.8 106

Lake Charles, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.3 -0.8 106

Laredo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.4 -0.8 106

Medford, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.3 -0.8 106

Michigan City-La Porte, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 4.9 -0.8 106

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 3.9 -0.8 106

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.7 -0.8 106

Panama City, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.0 -0.8 106

Pine Bluff, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 4.9 -0.8 106

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

5.0 4.2 -0.8 106

Savannah, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.5 -0.8 106

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.9 6.1 -0.8 106

State College, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 3.9 -0.8 106

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

4.8 4.0 -0.8 106

Winston-Salem, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.3 -0.8 106

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.6 -0.7 137

Baton Rouge, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 5.0 -0.7 137

Brunswick, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.8 -0.7 137

Burlington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.3 -0.7 137

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

4.0 3.3 -0.7 137

Cumberland, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.4 -0.7 137

East Stroudsburg, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.7 6.0 -0.7 137

Fond du Lac, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.0 -0.7 137

Hattiesburg, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.5 -0.7 137

Hinesville, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.1 -0.7 137

Jacksonville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 4.9 -0.7 137

Jefferson City, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.8 -0.7 137

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 2.9 -0.7 137

New Bern, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.6 -0.7 137

Racine, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.6 -0.7 137

Raleigh, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 3.9 -0.7 137

Reading, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.8 -0.7 137

St. Joseph, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.8 -0.7 137

Salem, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.8 -0.7 137

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

6.5 5.8 -0.7 137

Terre Haute, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.7 -0.7 137

Tucson, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.5 -0.7 137

Waterbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA

6.3 5.6 -0.7 137

Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.4 6.7 -0.7 137

Wheeling, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 5.7 -0.7 137

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

5.8 5.2 -0.6 162

Altoona, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 5.0 -0.6 162

Appleton, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 2.9 -0.6 162

Asheville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.7 -0.6 162

Champaign-Urbana, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.6 -0.6 162

Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.8 -0.6 162

Cheyenne, WY Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.2 -0.6 162

Corvallis, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.9 -0.6 162

Danbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA

4.3 3.7 -0.6 162

Elkhart-Goshen, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.0 -0.6 162

Eugene, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 5.0 -0.6 162

Florence, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 5.0 -0.6 162

Grand Island, NE Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 2.7 -0.6 162

Green Bay, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.0 -0.6 162

Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.0 -0.6 162

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT Metropolitan NECTA

5.3 4.7 -0.6 162

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

4.7 4.1 -0.6 162

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 2.5 -0.6 162

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

5.3 4.7 -0.6 162

New Haven, CT Metropolitan NECTA

5.2 4.6 -0.6 162

New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 5.4 -0.6 162

Prescott, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.4 -0.6 162

Reno, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.1 -0.6 162

Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 5.6 -0.6 162

Valdosta, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.8 -0.6 162

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

4.9 4.3 -0.6 162

Warner Robins, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 5.0 -0.6 162

Wichita Falls, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.9 -0.6 162

Albuquerque, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 6.1 -0.5 190

Alexandria, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.8 6.3 -0.5 190

Bend-Redmond, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.2 -0.5 190

Bismarck, ND Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.6 2.1 -0.5 190

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT Metropolitan NECTA

5.0 4.5 -0.5 190

Charleston, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.4 -0.5 190

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

5.8 5.3 -0.5 190

College Station-Bryan, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.6 -0.5 190

Danville, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.4 6.9 -0.5 190

Dubuque, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.1 -0.5 190

El Paso, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.8 -0.5 190

Enid, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.9 -0.5 190

Gettysburg, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.9 -0.5 190

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 5.1 -0.5 190

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.4 -0.5 190

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

5.7 5.2 -0.5 190

Lancaster, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.1 -0.5 190

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 5.2 -0.5 190

Lebanon, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.4 -0.5 190

Lincoln, NE Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.5 -0.5 190

Macon-Bibb County, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.4 -0.5 190

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 2.9 -0.5 190

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.2 -0.5 190

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.3 -0.5 190

Redding, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 6.0 -0.5 190

Sheboygan, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 2.8 -0.5 190

Spartanburg, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.4 -0.5 190

Springfield, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.2 -0.5 190

Tulsa, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.9 -0.5 190

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.2 -0.4 219

Charlottesville, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.5 -0.4 219

Corpus Christi, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 5.8 -0.4 219

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.0 -0.4 219

Fort Smith, AR-OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.3 -0.4 219

Fort Wayne, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.7 -0.4 219

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.2 -0.4 219

Harrisonburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.9 -0.4 219

Hot Springs, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.8 -0.4 219

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

6.4 6.0 -0.4 219

Killeen-Temple, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.2 -0.4 219

Kokomo, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.1 -0.4 219

Las Cruces, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.2 6.8 -0.4 219

Madera, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.2 7.8 -0.4 219

Madison, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.8 2.4 -0.4 219

Manhattan, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.4 -0.4 219

Morgantown, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.4 -0.4 219

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

5.5 5.1 -0.4 219

Richmond, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.0 -0.4 219

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.3 -0.4 219

Staunton-Waynesboro, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.5 -0.4 219

Urban Honolulu, HI Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 2.3 -0.4 219

Wichita, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.8 -0.4 219

Winchester, VA-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.4 -0.4 219

Bakersfield, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.7 9.4 -0.3 243

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.5 7.2 -0.3 243

Billings, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.2 -0.3 243

Bloomington, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.6 -0.3 243

California-Lexington Park, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.1 -0.3 243

Columbia, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.5 -0.3 243

Columbus, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.1 -0.3 243

Dover-Durham, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA

2.6 2.3 -0.3 243

Eau Claire, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.2 -0.3 243

Evansville, IN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.9 -0.3 243

Fargo, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.3 2.0 -0.3 243

Great Falls, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.3 -0.3 243

Hanford-Corcoran, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.8 8.5 -0.3 243

Jackson, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.4 -0.3 243

Kansas City, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.4 -0.3 243

Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.9 -0.3 243

Lawrence, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.7 -0.3 243

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

3.5 3.2 -0.3 243

Lynchburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.6 -0.3 243

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.3 8.0 -0.3 243

Napa, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.8 -0.3 243

Ocean City, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 5.2 -0.3 243

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 5.3 -0.3 243

Rochester, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 2.9 -0.3 243

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.7 -0.3 243

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

4.6 4.3 -0.3 243

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 5.4 -0.3 243

Santa Fe, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 5.4 -0.3 243

Sherman-Denison, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.7 -0.3 243

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.2 -0.3 243

Texarkana, TX-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.7 -0.3 243

Topeka, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.0 -0.3 243

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.4 7.1 -0.3 243

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

4.0 3.7 -0.3 243

Wausau, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.1 -0.3 243

York-Hanover, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.8 -0.3 243

Amarillo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 3.1 -0.2 279

Ames, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.6 2.4 -0.2 279

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.5 7.3 -0.2 279

Burlington-South Burlington, VT Metropolitan NECTA

2.7 2.5 -0.2 279

Cedar Rapids, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.6 -0.2 279

Chico, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 6.3 -0.2 279

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.9 -0.2 279

Elmira, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 5.2 -0.2 279

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.8 -0.2 279

Jonesboro, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.2 -0.2 279

Lewiston-Auburn, ME Metropolitan NECTA

3.2 3.0 -0.2 279

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

5.3 5.1 -0.2 279

Manchester, NH Metropolitan NECTA

2.8 2.6 -0.2 279

Mankato-North Mankato, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 3.0 -0.2 279

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

3.6 3.4 -0.2 279

Missoula, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 3.1 -0.2 279

Modesto, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.7 7.5 -0.2 279

Muncie, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 5.1 -0.2 279

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

5.0 4.8 -0.2 279

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 5.8 -0.2 279

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 6.2 -0.2 279

Roanoke, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.0 -0.2 279

St. Cloud, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.4 -0.2 279

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.7 -0.2 279

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.6 -0.2 279

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.2 -0.2 279

Sumter, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 5.8 -0.2 279

Trenton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.4 -0.2 279

Yuma, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

23.9 23.7 -0.2 279

Abilene, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.1 -0.1 308

Bangor, ME Metropolitan NECTA

3.4 3.3 -0.1 308

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

2.8 2.7 -0.1 308

Grand Forks, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.9 2.8 -0.1 308

Logan, UT-ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 3.0 -0.1 308

Lubbock, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.6 -0.1 308

Oklahoma City, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.3 -0.1 308

Portland-South Portland, ME Metropolitan NECTA

2.6 2.5 -0.1 308

Portsmouth, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA

2.4 2.3 -0.1 308

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

5.3 5.2 -0.1 308

Salisbury, MD-DE Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.6 -0.1 308

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.9 -0.1 308

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

4.0 3.9 -0.1 308

Santa Rosa, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.9 -0.1 308

Stockton-Lodi, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.6 7.5 -0.1 308

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 5.5 -0.1 308

Ann Arbor, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.9 0.0 324

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 6.6 0.0 324

Austin-Round Rock, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.4 0.0 324

Binghamton, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 5.0 0.0 324

Glens Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 4.1 0.0 324

Iowa City, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.8 2.8 0.0 324

Jackson, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.9 0.0 324

Kingston, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.5 0.0 324

Springfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 5.0 0.0 324

Yuba City, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.7 7.7 0.0 324

Canton-Massillon, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 5.3 0.1 334

Fresno, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.5 8.6 0.1 334

Lima, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 5.1 0.1 334

Merced, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.0 9.1 0.1 334

Midland, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.7 0.1 334

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 5.0 0.1 334

Provo-Orem, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 3.2 0.1 334

Salinas, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 5.6 0.1 334

Syracuse, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.8 0.1 334

Watertown-Fort Drum, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 5.4 0.1 334

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 4.2 0.2 344

Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 4.3 0.2 344

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.8 0.2 344

Ithaca, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.4 0.2 344

Lawton, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 5.0 0.2 344

Ogden-Clearfield, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.6 0.2 344

St. George, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.7 0.2 344

Salt Lake City, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 3.4 0.2 344

Visalia-Porterville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

10.4 10.6 0.2 344

Akron, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 5.2 0.3 353

Barnstable Town, MA Metropolitan NECTA

3.0 3.3 0.3 353

Battle Creek, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 5.1 0.3 353

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH Metropolitan NECTA

3.2 3.5 0.3 353

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 5.2 0.3 353

Kalamazoo-Portage, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.6 0.3 353

Leominster-Gardner, MA Metropolitan NECTA

4.2 4.5 0.3 353

Mansfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 5.4 0.3 353

Rochester, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.9 0.3 353

Springfield, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA

4.4 4.7 0.3 353

Utica-Rome, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.8 0.3 353

Waco, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.5 0.3 353

Worcester, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA

3.8 4.1 0.3 353

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

6.2 6.5 0.3 353

Bay City, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 5.6 0.4 367

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.6 0.4 367

Dayton, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 5.0 0.4 367

Flint, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 5.8 0.4 367

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 4.5 0.4 367

Muskegon, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 5.8 0.4 367

New Bedford, MA Metropolitan NECTA

4.9 5.3 0.4 367

Saginaw, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 5.5 0.4 367

Anchorage, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 6.0 0.5 375

Lansing-East Lansing, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.7 0.5 375

Lexington-Fayette, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 4.0 0.5 375

Monroe, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 5.3 0.5 375

Pittsfield, MA Metropolitan NECTA

3.6 4.1 0.5 375

Rapid City, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 3.3 0.6 380

Sioux Falls, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.2 2.8 0.6 380

Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.9 0.7 382

Fairbanks, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 5.5 0.7 382

Owensboro, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 5.0 0.8 384

Dover, DE Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 6.0 0.9 385

Bowling Green, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 4.7 1.0 386

Toledo, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 6.0 1.2 387

Cleveland-Elyria, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 6.8 1.4 388

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: September 27, 2017