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

United States

3.9 3.5 -0.4  

Ocean City, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.5 5.6 -1.9 1

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 4.7 -1.8 2

Rocky Mount, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 4.8 -1.5 3

Watertown-Fort Drum, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 4.1 -1.5 3

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 5.2 -1.4 5

Farmington, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 4.8 -1.4 5

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 3.6 -1.3 7

Elmira, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 3.9 -1.3 7

Sebring, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.2 -1.3 7

Albuquerque, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.3 -1.2 10

Corpus Christi, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.3 -1.2 10

Rochester, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 3.5 -1.2 10

Sumter, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 3.9 -1.2 10

Syracuse, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 3.5 -1.2 10

Utica-Rome, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 3.6 -1.2 10

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 5.1 -1.2 10

Binghamton, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 3.8 -1.1 17

Brunswick, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 3.6 -1.1 17

Ithaca, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.0 -1.1 17

Kingston, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.2 -1.1 17

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.1 -1.1 17

Santa Fe, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 3.9 -1.1 17

The Villages, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.3 -1.1 17

Tulsa, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.1 -1.1 17

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.1 -1.0 25

Anchorage, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 5.3 -1.0 25

Columbia, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.2 -1.0 25

Enid, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 2.7 -1.0 25

Fayetteville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.5 -1.0 25

Florence, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 3.8 -1.0 25

Greensboro-High Point, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.5 -1.0 25

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.1 -1.0 25

Las Cruces, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.1 -1.0 25

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 3.7 -1.0 25

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 3.8 -0.9 35

Battle Creek, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.6 -0.9 35

Bay City, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 3.7 -0.9 35

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

4.1 3.2 -0.9 35

Fairbanks, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.0 -0.9 35

Flint, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.1 -0.9 35

Fresno, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.2 6.3 -0.9 35

Glens Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.3 -0.9 35

Goldsboro, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 3.8 -0.9 35

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

4.0 3.1 -0.9 35

Hinesville, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 3.9 -0.9 35

Homosassa Springs, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.3 -0.9 35

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.4 -0.9 35

Macon-Bibb County, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.1 -0.9 35

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

4.1 3.2 -0.9 35

Monroe, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.0 -0.9 35

Muskegon, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.0 -0.9 35

Ocala, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.6 -0.9 35

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.0 -0.9 35

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA Metropolitan NECTA

4.0 3.1 -0.9 35

Punta Gorda, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.4 -0.9 35

Winston-Salem, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.2 -0.9 35

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.4 -0.8 57

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 2.8 -0.8 57

Burlington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.2 -0.8 57

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 2.9 -0.8 57

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

4.0 3.2 -0.8 57

Dover, DE Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 3.8 -0.8 57

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.0 -0.8 57

Greenville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.7 -0.8 57

Lansing-East Lansing, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.0 -0.8 57

Lawton, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.6 -0.8 57

Lynchburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.1 -0.8 57

Midland, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.3 -0.8 57

Oklahoma City, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 2.8 -0.8 57

Panama City, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 2.7 -0.8 57

Port St. Lucie, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.5 -0.8 57

Raleigh, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 2.9 -0.8 57

Roanoke, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 2.7 -0.8 57

Saginaw, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 3.9 -0.8 57

Spartanburg, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.1 -0.8 57

Staunton-Waynesboro, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 2.6 -0.8 57

Tyler, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.4 -0.8 57

Victoria, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.5 -0.8 57

Visalia-Porterville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.1 8.3 -0.8 57

Warner Robins, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.4 -0.8 57

Albany, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.4 -0.7 81

Athens-Clarke County, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.4 -0.7 81

Bakersfield, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.3 6.6 -0.7 81

Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 2.8 -0.7 81

Columbus, GA-AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.3 -0.7 81

Dalton, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.4 -0.7 81

Erie, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.1 -0.7 81

Gainesville, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 2.9 -0.7 81

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 2.6 -0.7 81

Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.0 -0.7 81

Jackson, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.4 -0.7 81

Kalamazoo-Portage, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.2 -0.7 81

Kansas City, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 2.7 -0.7 81

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

4.9 4.2 -0.7 81

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

4.3 3.6 -0.7 81

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 2.9 -0.7 81

Odessa, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 2.5 -0.7 81

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 2.7 -0.7 81

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 2.9 -0.7 81

Richmond, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 2.9 -0.7 81

Tallahassee, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 2.9 -0.7 81

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

3.6 2.9 -0.7 81

Trenton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.2 -0.7 81

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

3.8 3.1 -0.7 81

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.6 1.9 -0.7 81

Asheville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 2.8 -0.6 106

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.2 -0.6 106

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

4.6 4.0 -0.6 106

Coeur d'Alene, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 2.6 -0.6 106

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

3.0 2.4 -0.6 106

Gainesville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 2.8 -0.6 106

Hanford-Corcoran, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.0 6.4 -0.6 106

Harrisonburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 2.7 -0.6 106

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

4.4 3.8 -0.6 106

Jacksonville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 2.9 -0.6 106

Jacksonville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.4 -0.6 106

Merced, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.7 6.1 -0.6 106

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.6 -0.6 106

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.1 -0.6 106

Rome, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.0 -0.6 106

Savannah, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.5 -0.6 106

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.5 -0.6 106

Stockton-Lodi, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.2 -0.6 106

Valdosta, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.8 -0.6 106

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.6 -0.6 106

Ann Arbor, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 2.9 -0.5 126

Carson City, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.0 -0.5 126

Cedar Rapids, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.6 2.1 -0.5 126

Charlottesville, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.5 -0.5 126

Iowa City, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

1.9 1.4 -0.5 126

Johnstown, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.4 -0.5 126

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.4 -0.5 126

Longview, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.8 -0.5 126

Modesto, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 5.5 -0.5 126

Napa, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 2.6 -0.5 126

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

4.4 3.9 -0.5 126

Pittsburgh, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.8 -0.5 126

Redding, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.3 -0.5 126

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

4.0 3.5 -0.5 126

Santa Rosa, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.5 -0.5 126

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.5 2.0 -0.5 126

Williamsport, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.2 -0.5 126

Yuba City, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 5.7 -0.5 126

Appleton, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 2.3 -0.4 144

Boise City, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.6 2.2 -0.4 144

Chico, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.2 -0.4 144

Duluth, MN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 2.7 -0.4 144

East Stroudsburg, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.9 -0.4 144

Fort Smith, AR-OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.5 -0.4 144

Idaho Falls, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.3 1.9 -0.4 144

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.5 -0.4 144

New Bedford, MA Metropolitan NECTA

4.6 4.2 -0.4 144

New Bern, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.1 -0.4 144

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

4.0 3.6 -0.4 144

Ogden-Clearfield, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 2.8 -0.4 144

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.7 -0.4 144

Reno, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.3 -0.4 144

St. Joseph, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.5 2.1 -0.4 144

Salisbury, MD-DE Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.4 -0.4 144

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.6 -0.4 144

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

2.9 2.5 -0.4 144

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.6 -0.4 144

Wheeling, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.5 -0.4 144

Wilmington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.7 -0.4 144

Winchester, VA-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.6 -0.4 144

York-Hanover, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.5 -0.4 144

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

4.4 4.1 -0.3 167

Altoona, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.8 -0.3 167

Ames, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

1.4 1.1 -0.3 167

Barnstable Town, MA Metropolitan NECTA

3.3 3.0 -0.3 167

Billings, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 3.0 -0.3 167

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.8 -0.3 167

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH Metropolitan NECTA

2.9 2.6 -0.3 167

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT Metropolitan NECTA

4.2 3.9 -0.3 167

Burlington-South Burlington, VT Metropolitan NECTA

1.9 1.6 -0.3 167

California-Lexington Park, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.5 -0.3 167

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.5 2.2 -0.3 167

Casper, WY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.2 -0.3 167

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.4 -0.3 167

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.2 1.9 -0.3 167

Dubuque, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.0 1.7 -0.3 167

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.4 -0.3 167

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.4 -0.3 167

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT Metropolitan NECTA

4.1 3.8 -0.3 167

Kennewick-Richland, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.4 -0.3 167

Lancaster, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.1 -0.3 167

Leominster-Gardner, MA Metropolitan NECTA

3.5 3.2 -0.3 167

Madera, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 5.9 -0.3 167

Manchester, NH Metropolitan NECTA

2.3 2.0 -0.3 167

Mansfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.5 -0.3 167

Midland, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.4 2.1 -0.3 167

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

2.4 2.1 -0.3 167

Missoula, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 2.9 -0.3 167

New Haven, CT Metropolitan NECTA

4.1 3.8 -0.3 167

Olympia-Tumwater, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.2 -0.3 167

Pocatello, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.5 2.2 -0.3 167

Rapid City, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 2.8 -0.3 167

Salinas, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.2 -0.3 167

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.3 -0.3 167

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

3.1 2.8 -0.3 167

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.4 -0.3 167

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

4.8 4.5 -0.3 167

Sioux Falls, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.5 2.2 -0.3 167

Walla Walla, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.9 -0.3 167

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

3.5 3.2 -0.3 167

Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.5 -0.3 167

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.8 -0.2 207

Bellingham, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.2 -0.2 207

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.3 -0.2 207

Cleveland-Elyria, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.5 -0.2 207

Danbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA

3.3 3.1 -0.2 207

Dover-Durham, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA

2.1 1.9 -0.2 207

El Centro, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

19.4 19.2 -0.2 207

El Paso, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.9 -0.2 207

Great Falls, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.3 -0.2 207

Jackson, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.7 -0.2 207

Janesville-Beloit, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.8 -0.2 207

Jefferson City, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.0 1.8 -0.2 207

Joplin, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.3 2.1 -0.2 207

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.4 2.2 -0.2 207

Lewiston, ID-WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.8 2.6 -0.2 207

Mankato-North Mankato, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

1.9 1.7 -0.2 207

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.6 2.4 -0.2 207

Pittsfield, MA Metropolitan NECTA

3.5 3.3 -0.2 207

Racine, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.2 -0.2 207

Reading, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.9 -0.2 207

St. Cloud, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.3 2.1 -0.2 207

Sheboygan, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.4 2.2 -0.2 207

Springfield, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA

3.7 3.5 -0.2 207

Tucson, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.1 -0.2 207

Waco, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.2 -0.2 207

Waterbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA

5.1 4.9 -0.2 207

Wichita, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.3 -0.2 207

Worcester, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA

3.3 3.1 -0.2 207

Abilene, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 3.1 -0.1 235

Akron, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.3 -0.1 235

Amarillo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.6 2.5 -0.1 235

Bend-Redmond, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.9 -0.1 235

Charleston, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.7 -0.1 235

Columbia, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

1.7 1.6 -0.1 235

Cumberland, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.8 -0.1 235

Danville, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 5.5 -0.1 235

Eau Claire, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.5 2.4 -0.1 235

Fond du Lac, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.3 2.2 -0.1 235

Green Bay, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.5 2.4 -0.1 235

Hattiesburg, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.7 -0.1 235

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 5.3 -0.1 235

Lebanon, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.5 -0.1 235

Lima, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.2 -0.1 235

Logan, UT-ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.4 2.3 -0.1 235

Longview, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 5.2 -0.1 235

Madison, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.2 2.1 -0.1 235

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 3.0 -0.1 235

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.7 -0.1 235

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.8 -0.1 235

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.9 -0.1 235

Portsmouth, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA

2.1 2.0 -0.1 235

Prescott, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.1 -0.1 235

Provo-Orem, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.6 2.5 -0.1 235

Rochester, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.0 1.9 -0.1 235

St. George, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 3.0 -0.1 235

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

2.9 2.8 -0.1 235

Salt Lake City, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.8 2.7 -0.1 235

Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 5.3 -0.1 235

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.6 -0.1 235

Springfield, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.1 2.0 -0.1 235

State College, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 3.0 -0.1 235

Toledo, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.7 -0.1 235

Wausau, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.4 2.3 -0.1 235

Wenatchee, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.8 -0.1 235

Yakima, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.7 -0.1 235

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

5.6 5.5 -0.1 235

Albany, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.6 0.0 273

Austin-Round Rock, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 2.7 0.0 273

Beckley, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 5.0 0.0 273

Canton-Massillon, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.6 0.0 273

Cheyenne, WY Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.5 0.0 273

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.9 0.0 273

College Station-Bryan, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 2.7 0.0 273

Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.7 0.0 273

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 3.2 0.0 273

Dayton, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.2 0.0 273

Decatur, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.5 0.0 273

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

2.5 2.5 0.0 273

Flagstaff, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.9 0.0 273

Gettysburg, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 3.0 0.0 273

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.9 0.0 273

Lubbock, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 2.7 0.0 273

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.6 2.6 0.0 273

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

3.8 3.8 0.0 273

San Angelo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 3.0 0.0 273

Sherman-Denison, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 3.0 0.0 273

Wichita Falls, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 3.1 0.0 273

Bowling Green, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.8 0.1 294

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.5 0.1 294

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

3.8 3.9 0.1 294

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.4 0.1 294

Eugene, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.4 0.1 294

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 4.1 0.1 294

Grand Forks, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

1.8 1.9 0.1 294

Grand Island, NE Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.6 2.7 0.1 294

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

4.8 4.9 0.1 294

Jonesboro, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 2.8 0.1 294

Killeen-Temple, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.8 0.1 294

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

3.5 3.6 0.1 294

Lafayette, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.7 0.1 294

Laredo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.5 0.1 294

Lawrence, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.5 2.6 0.1 294

Lincoln, NE Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.4 2.5 0.1 294

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

2.9 3.0 0.1 294

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

4.1 4.2 0.1 294

Owensboro, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.9 0.1 294

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 3.1 0.1 294

Tuscaloosa, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.5 0.1 294

Auburn-Opelika, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 3.4 0.2 315

Birmingham-Hoover, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 3.5 0.2 315

Bismarck, ND Metropolitan Statistical Area

1.9 2.1 0.2 315

Chattanooga, TN-GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.7 0.2 315

Columbus, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.4 2.6 0.2 315

Fargo, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

1.6 1.8 0.2 315

Gadsden, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 4.0 0.2 315

Grand Junction, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.6 0.2 315

Grants Pass, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 5.2 0.2 315

Hot Springs, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.8 0.2 315

Huntsville, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 3.4 0.2 315

Kankakee, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.6 0.2 315

Lake Charles, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 3.5 0.2 315

Manhattan, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.3 2.5 0.2 315

Medford, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.5 0.2 315

Salem, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 4.2 0.2 315

Springfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.4 0.2 315

Topeka, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 3.2 0.2 315

Corvallis, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 3.3 0.3 333

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 3.0 0.3 333

Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 4.2 0.3 333

Fort Collins, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.4 2.7 0.3 333

Greeley, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.5 2.8 0.3 333

Lexington-Fayette, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 3.4 0.3 333

Mobile, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.5 0.3 333

Montgomery, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.8 0.3 333

Morgantown, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.9 0.3 333

New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 4.4 0.3 333

Peoria, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.8 0.3 333

Springfield, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 4.1 0.3 333

Urban Honolulu, HI Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.0 2.3 0.3 333

Yuma, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

17.4 17.7 0.3 333

Alexandria, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 5.1 0.4 347

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 4.5 0.4 347

Bangor, ME Metropolitan NECTA

2.9 3.3 0.4 347

Baton Rouge, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 4.2 0.4 347

Boulder, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.4 2.8 0.4 347

Clarksville, TN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 4.3 0.4 347

Colorado Springs, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 3.6 0.4 347

Dothan, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 4.1 0.4 347

Fort Wayne, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.8 3.2 0.4 347

Houma-Thibodaux, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.8 0.4 347

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 3.4 0.4 347

Jackson, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 4.0 0.4 347

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.2 2.6 0.4 347

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.9 0.4 347

Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 4.2 0.4 347

Morristown, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.8 0.4 347

Muncie, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 4.1 0.4 347

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

2.5 2.9 0.4 347

Pine Bluff, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.7 0.4 347

Portland-South Portland, ME Metropolitan NECTA

2.3 2.7 0.4 347

Pueblo, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.6 0.4 347

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 5.1 0.4 347

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 3.7 0.4 347

Bloomington, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 4.1 0.5 370

Carbondale-Marion, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 4.6 0.5 370

Champaign-Urbana, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 4.3 0.5 370

Decatur, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 5.3 0.5 370

Evansville, IN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.9 3.4 0.5 370

Hammond, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 5.0 0.5 370

Johnson City, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 4.0 0.5 370

Knoxville, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 3.5 0.5 370

Kokomo, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 3.7 0.5 370

Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.8 3.3 0.5 370

Lewiston-Auburn, ME Metropolitan NECTA

2.7 3.2 0.5 370

Rockford, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 5.2 0.5 370

Cleveland, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 3.8 0.6 382

Michigan City-La Porte, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 4.3 0.6 382

Monroe, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 5.1 0.6 382

Elkhart-Goshen, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.2 2.9 0.7 385

Terre Haute, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 4.6 0.8 386

Bloomington, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 4.1 0.9 387

Texarkana, TX-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 4.8 0.9 387

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 29, 2018