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

United States

4.7 4.1 -0.6  

El Centro, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

23.4 19.2 -4.2 1

Grand Junction, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 3.2 -2.7 2

Ocean City, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

11.8 9.1 -2.7 2

Michigan City-La Porte, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 3.6 -2.4 4

Casper, WY Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.8 5.5 -2.3 5

Beckley, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.7 5.6 -2.1 6

Bloomington, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 2.7 -2.1 6

Grants Pass, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.8 4.7 -2.1 6

Terre Haute, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 3.4 -2.1 6

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.8 5.7 -2.1 6

Muncie, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 3.2 -2.0 11

Pueblo, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 3.2 -2.0 11

Yuma, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

18.3 16.3 -2.0 11

Kokomo, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 2.8 -1.9 14

Fort Wayne, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 2.5 -1.8 15

Wheeling, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.4 5.6 -1.8 15

Albany, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 4.1 -1.7 17

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

5.9 4.2 -1.7 17

Greeley, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 2.1 -1.7 17

Medford, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 4.3 -1.7 17

Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.1 6.4 -1.7 17

Elkhart-Goshen, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 1.9 -1.6 22

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 2.5 -1.6 22

Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 2.3 -1.6 22

Odessa, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 4.9 -1.6 22

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 2.8 -1.6 22

Wenatchee, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.9 5.3 -1.6 22

Bakersfield, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

11.0 9.5 -1.5 28

Carson City, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 5.0 -1.5 28

Colorado Springs, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 2.5 -1.5 28

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.6 6.2 -1.4 31

Decatur, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 4.9 -1.4 31

Kennewick-Richland, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.9 5.5 -1.4 31

Longview, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.4 6.0 -1.4 31

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.8 5.4 -1.4 31

Reno, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 3.9 -1.4 31

Bend-Redmond, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 3.5 -1.3 37

Columbus, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 2.0 -1.3 37

Evansville, IN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 2.8 -1.3 37

Racine, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 3.8 -1.3 37

Salem, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 3.7 -1.3 37

Yakima, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.1 6.8 -1.3 37

Bellingham, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 4.8 -1.2 43

Carbondale-Marion, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 4.4 -1.2 43

Coeur d'Alene, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 3.7 -1.2 43

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

5.3 4.1 -1.2 43

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 2.1 -1.2 43

Florence, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.1 -1.2 43

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 4.8 -1.2 43

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

4.6 3.4 -1.2 43

Jackson, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 3.4 -1.2 43

Kankakee, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 5.0 -1.2 43

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 4.8 -1.2 43

Madera, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.7 8.5 -1.2 43

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.2 -1.2 43

Modesto, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.1 7.9 -1.2 43

Muskegon, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 3.9 -1.2 43

Peoria, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 5.1 -1.2 43

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

4.6 3.4 -1.2 43

Spartanburg, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 3.4 -1.2 43

Stockton-Lodi, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.3 7.1 -1.2 43

Williamsport, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.8 5.6 -1.2 43

Bloomington, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 3.7 -1.1 63

Boulder, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.9 1.8 -1.1 63

Eugene, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 3.8 -1.1 63

Fond du Lac, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 2.4 -1.1 63

Fort Collins, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 1.9 -1.1 63

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 5.5 -1.1 63

Merced, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

11.3 10.2 -1.1 63

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

5.4 4.3 -1.1 63

Olympia-Tumwater, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 4.8 -1.1 63

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 2.6 -1.1 63

Sebring, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 4.9 -1.1 63

The Villages, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.8 5.7 -1.1 63

Wausau, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 2.6 -1.1 63

Appleton, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 2.6 -1.0 76

Charleston, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 5.0 -1.0 76

Chico, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 5.6 -1.0 76

Columbia, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.4 -1.0 76

Corvallis, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 2.5 -1.0 76

Danville, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.8 5.8 -1.0 76

Dothan, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.3 -1.0 76

Eau Claire, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 2.8 -1.0 76

Flint, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.3 -1.0 76

Fresno, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.8 8.8 -1.0 76

Green Bay, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 2.8 -1.0 76

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.4 -1.0 76

Hattiesburg, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 3.7 -1.0 76

Janesville-Beloit, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.5 -1.0 76

Midland, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.5 -1.0 76

Redding, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.0 6.0 -1.0 76

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 4.7 -1.0 76

Sheboygan, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 2.5 -1.0 76

Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 5.2 -1.0 76

Sumter, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 4.7 -1.0 76

Trenton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.3 -1.0 76

Walla Walla, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 4.6 -1.0 76

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.0 -0.9 98

Battle Creek, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.6 -0.9 98

Bay City, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.4 -0.9 98

Birmingham-Hoover, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.1 -0.9 98

Boise City, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 2.8 -0.9 98

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 4.9 -0.9 98

Champaign-Urbana, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 3.8 -0.9 98

Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.1 -0.9 98

Decatur, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.3 -0.9 98

Duluth, MN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.2 -0.9 98

Farmington, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.6 7.7 -0.9 98

Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.3 -0.9 98

Homosassa Springs, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 5.5 -0.9 98

Idaho Falls, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 2.3 -0.9 98

Johnstown, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 5.6 -0.9 98

Kalamazoo-Portage, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.1 -0.9 98

Morgantown, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 3.7 -0.9 98

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.6 -0.9 98

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.0 -0.9 98

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.1 -0.9 98

Saginaw, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.1 -0.9 98

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 4.7 -0.9 98

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 5.5 -0.9 98

Tuscaloosa, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.3 -0.9 98

Visalia-Porterville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

10.8 9.9 -0.9 98

Yuba City, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.8 8.9 -0.9 98

Ann Arbor, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.2 -0.8 124

Auburn-Opelika, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 3.8 -0.8 124

Canton-Massillon, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.7 -0.8 124

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 3.9 -0.8 124

Enid, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.5 -0.8 124

Erie, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 5.7 -0.8 124

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 2.4 -0.8 124

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT Metropolitan NECTA

5.5 4.7 -0.8 124

Huntsville, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 3.8 -0.8 124

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 2.7 -0.8 124

Lewiston, ID-WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.1 -0.8 124

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

4.7 3.9 -0.8 124

Madison, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.9 2.1 -0.8 124

Midland, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.6 -0.8 124

Montgomery, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.2 -0.8 124

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

5.3 4.5 -0.8 124

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA Metropolitan NECTA

5.0 4.2 -0.8 124

Punta Gorda, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.3 -0.8 124

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 3.8 -0.8 124

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

4.1 3.3 -0.8 124

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.7 6.9 -0.8 124

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.4 -0.8 124

Springfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.1 -0.8 124

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.4 -0.8 124

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.5 -0.7 148

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.2 -0.7 148

Cheyenne, WY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.4 -0.7 148

Dubuque, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 2.7 -0.7 148

Fort Smith, AR-OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.7 -0.7 148

Gadsden, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.5 -0.7 148

Hanford-Corcoran, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

10.2 9.5 -0.7 148

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.4 -0.7 148

Lansing-East Lansing, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 2.9 -0.7 148

Lewiston-Auburn, ME Metropolitan NECTA

3.7 3.0 -0.7 148

Mobile, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 5.3 -0.7 148

Napa, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.4 -0.7 148

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

4.6 3.9 -0.7 148

Ocala, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.7 -0.7 148

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.6 -0.7 148

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.8 -0.7 148

Pine Bluff, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.2 -0.7 148

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

5.1 4.4 -0.7 148

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.0 -0.7 148

Santa Rosa, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.2 -0.7 148

Springfield, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 3.9 -0.7 148

Tallahassee, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.7 -0.7 148

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.7 -0.7 148

Bangor, ME Metropolitan NECTA

3.9 3.3 -0.6 171

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT Metropolitan NECTA

5.2 4.6 -0.6 171

Brunswick, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.6 -0.6 171

Chattanooga, TN-GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.8 -0.6 171

Columbus, GA-AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 5.4 -0.6 171

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

3.8 3.2 -0.6 171

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.0 -0.6 171

Flagstaff, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.9 -0.6 171

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.9 -0.6 171

Hot Springs, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.2 -0.6 171

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

6.0 5.4 -0.6 171

Jackson, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.7 -0.6 171

Jacksonville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.8 -0.6 171

Jacksonville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.5 -0.6 171

Johnson City, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.9 -0.6 171

Lafayette, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.9 6.3 -0.6 171

Morristown, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.0 -0.6 171

New Haven, CT Metropolitan NECTA

5.2 4.6 -0.6 171

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.7 -0.6 171

Panama City, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.0 -0.6 171

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.9 -0.6 171

Pittsburgh, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.8 -0.6 171

Pocatello, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 2.8 -0.6 171

Port St. Lucie, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.3 -0.6 171

Prescott, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.2 -0.6 171

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

4.4 3.8 -0.6 171

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.1 -0.6 171

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

3.8 3.2 -0.6 171

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

4.4 3.8 -0.6 171

Tucson, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.2 -0.6 171

Akron, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.4 -0.5 201

Albany, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.6 -0.5 201

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.7 -0.5 201

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.8 -0.5 201

Cedar Rapids, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.1 -0.5 201

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

4.5 4.0 -0.5 201

Columbia, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.5 -0.5 201

Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.4 -0.5 201

Dayton, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.0 -0.5 201

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

4.8 4.3 -0.5 201

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 2.7 -0.5 201

Fayetteville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.4 -0.5 201

Gainesville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.4 -0.5 201

Great Falls, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.3 -0.5 201

Greenville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.6 -0.5 201

Jackson, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.9 -0.5 201

Lawton, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.0 -0.5 201

Lebanon, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.7 -0.5 201

Mansfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.8 -0.5 201

Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.2 -0.5 201

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.6 -0.5 201

New Bern, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.3 -0.5 201

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

4.9 4.4 -0.5 201

Rome, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 5.1 -0.5 201

Savannah, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.3 -0.5 201

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

6.0 5.5 -0.5 201

Springfield, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.3 -0.5 201

Wilmington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.9 -0.5 201

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

5.1 4.7 -0.4 229

Altoona, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.7 -0.4 229

Asheville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.3 -0.4 229

Billings, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.0 -0.4 229

Burlington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.0 -0.4 229

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.7 -0.4 229

Cleveland, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.7 -0.4 229

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.7 -0.4 229

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

2.6 2.2 -0.4 229

Gainesville, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.9 -0.4 229

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.8 -0.4 229

Jefferson City, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.1 -0.4 229

Jonesboro, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.6 -0.4 229

Joplin, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.6 -0.4 229

Kansas City, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.6 -0.4 229

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

4.4 4.0 -0.4 229

Knoxville, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.5 -0.4 229

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

3.2 2.8 -0.4 229

Logan, UT-ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.6 -0.4 229

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

4.8 4.4 -0.4 229

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

3.3 2.9 -0.4 229

Oklahoma City, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.5 -0.4 229

Portland-South Portland, ME Metropolitan NECTA

2.9 2.5 -0.4 229

Reading, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.4 -0.4 229

St. George, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.3 -0.4 229

Salinas, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.6 7.2 -0.4 229

San Angelo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.0 -0.4 229

State College, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.4 -0.4 229

Tulsa, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.2 -0.4 229

Urban Honolulu, HI Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.8 2.4 -0.4 229

Valdosta, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.4 -0.4 229

Warner Robins, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.8 -0.4 229

Waterbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA

6.4 6.0 -0.4 229

Winston-Salem, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.1 -0.4 229

York-Hanover, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.0 -0.4 229

Ames, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.0 1.7 -0.3 264

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.5 -0.3 264

Bismarck, ND Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.8 2.5 -0.3 264

California-Lexington Park, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.5 -0.3 264

Cumberland, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 5.4 -0.3 264

Dalton, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 5.2 -0.3 264

Danbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA

4.3 4.0 -0.3 264

East Stroudsburg, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.8 -0.3 264

Gettysburg, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.4 -0.3 264

Greensboro-High Point, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.5 -0.3 264

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.9 -0.3 264

Lancaster, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.5 -0.3 264

Lincoln, NE Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.8 2.5 -0.3 264

Macon-Bibb County, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 5.2 -0.3 264

Monroe, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.7 -0.3 264

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 2.9 -0.3 264

Raleigh, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.7 -0.3 264

Rocky Mount, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.1 6.8 -0.3 264

St. Joseph, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.6 -0.3 264

Topeka, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.5 -0.3 264

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

4.3 4.0 -0.3 264

Wichita, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.0 -0.3 264

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

6.2 5.9 -0.3 264

Athens-Clarke County, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.5 -0.2 287

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.7 -0.2 287

Elmira, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 5.4 -0.2 287

Glens Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 5.0 -0.2 287

Goldsboro, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 5.0 -0.2 287

Grand Forks, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 2.9 -0.2 287

Iowa City, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.4 2.2 -0.2 287

Lake Charles, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.3 -0.2 287

Lawrence, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 3.0 -0.2 287

Missoula, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.4 -0.2 287

Ogden-Clearfield, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.2 -0.2 287

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 5.3 -0.2 287

Provo-Orem, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.8 -0.2 287

Salt Lake City, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 3.1 -0.2 287

Wichita Falls, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.9 -0.2 287

Barnstable Town, MA Metropolitan NECTA

4.8 4.7 -0.1 302

Burlington-South Burlington, VT Metropolitan NECTA

2.4 2.3 -0.1 302

Clarksville, TN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.6 -0.1 302

Dover-Durham, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA

2.4 2.3 -0.1 302

Fargo, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.5 2.4 -0.1 302

Hammond, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 6.2 -0.1 302

Hinesville, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 5.1 -0.1 302

Houma-Thibodaux, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 6.2 -0.1 302

Ithaca, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.8 -0.1 302

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 3.0 -0.1 302

Laredo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.6 -0.1 302

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.9 -0.1 302

Manchester, NH Metropolitan NECTA

2.7 2.6 -0.1 302

Manhattan, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.9 2.8 -0.1 302

New Bedford, MA Metropolitan NECTA

5.6 5.5 -0.1 302

Portsmouth, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA

2.4 2.3 -0.1 302

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.9 -0.1 302

Springfield, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA

4.7 4.6 -0.1 302

Victoria, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 5.1 -0.1 302

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

3.5 3.4 -0.1 302

Winchester, VA-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 3.2 -0.1 302

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 4.1 0.0 323

Binghamton, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 5.2 0.0 323

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.7 0.0 323

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH Metropolitan NECTA

3.4 3.4 0.0 323

College Station-Bryan, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 3.2 0.0 323

Las Cruces, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.1 7.1 0.0 323

Leominster-Gardner, MA Metropolitan NECTA

4.6 4.6 0.0 323

Lima, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.5 0.0 323

Mankato-North Mankato, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.8 2.8 0.0 323

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

3.3 3.3 0.0 323

New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 5.1 0.0 323

Roanoke, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.5 0.0 323

St. Cloud, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.7 0.0 323

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 6.0 0.0 323

Staunton-Waynesboro, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 3.3 0.0 323

Syracuse, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.7 0.0 323

Tyler, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 4.1 0.0 323

Utica-Rome, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 5.0 0.0 323

Watertown-Fort Drum, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 6.5 0.0 323

Worcester, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA

4.1 4.1 0.0 323

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 4.0 0.1 343

Albuquerque, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 5.6 0.1 343

Baton Rouge, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.8 0.1 343

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 5.0 0.1 343

Charlottesville, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.9 3.0 0.1 343

Grand Island, NE Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.5 0.1 343

Harrisonburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 3.3 0.1 343

Kingston, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.3 0.1 343

Longview, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 5.7 0.1 343

Lynchburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 4.0 0.1 343

Monroe, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 5.8 0.1 343

Rapid City, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 3.1 0.1 343

Richmond, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.8 0.1 343

Rochester, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 3.1 0.1 343

Rochester, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.6 0.1 343

Salisbury, MD-DE Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 5.5 0.1 343

Sherman-Denison, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.7 0.1 343

Sioux Falls, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.3 2.4 0.1 343

Abilene, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.8 0.2 361

Bowling Green, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 4.0 0.2 361

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.8 0.2 361

Killeen-Temple, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 4.3 0.2 361

Lubbock, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 3.2 0.2 361

Pittsfield, MA Metropolitan NECTA

4.8 5.0 0.2 361

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.6 0.2 361

Santa Fe, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 5.0 0.2 361

Amarillo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 3.0 0.3 369

Austin-Round Rock, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.9 3.2 0.3 369

Dover, DE Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.9 0.3 369

El Paso, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.8 0.3 369

Fairbanks, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 6.1 0.3 369

Lexington-Fayette, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.7 0.3 369

Owensboro, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.5 0.3 369

Toledo, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.8 0.3 369

Waco, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.9 0.3 369

Anchorage, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 6.4 0.4 378

Cleveland-Elyria, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 5.4 0.4 378

Alexandria, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 6.1 0.5 380

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

4.8 5.3 0.5 380

Texarkana, TX-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 4.4 0.5 380

Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 4.7 0.6 383

Rockford, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 6.9 0.6 383

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.8 7.5 0.7 385

Corpus Christi, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 6.2 0.7 385

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.3 8.0 0.7 385

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 7.4 1.2 388

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: May 31, 2017