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

United States

4.5 3.9 -0.6  

Bay City, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 4.0 -2.0 1

Muskegon, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 4.1 -2.0 1

Farmington, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.2 5.3 -1.9 3

Flint, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 4.3 -1.8 4

Lansing-East Lansing, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 3.1 -1.8 4

Battle Creek, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 3.8 -1.7 6

El Centro, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

22.0 20.3 -1.7 6

Kalamazoo-Portage, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 3.3 -1.7 6

Saginaw, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 4.2 -1.7 6

Sumter, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 4.3 -1.7 6

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.0 5.4 -1.6 11

Jackson, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 3.6 -1.6 11

Midland, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 3.4 -1.6 11

Erie, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 4.5 -1.5 14

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 3.8 -1.5 14

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

5.4 4.0 -1.4 16

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 2.7 -1.4 16

Las Cruces, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.7 5.3 -1.4 16

Albuquerque, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 4.7 -1.3 19

Ann Arbor, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.0 -1.3 19

Bakersfield, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.6 7.3 -1.3 19

Columbia, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 3.5 -1.3 19

Dalton, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.2 -1.3 19

Johnstown, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.8 5.5 -1.3 19

Macon-Bibb County, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.1 -1.3 19

Rocky Mount, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.1 5.8 -1.3 19

Visalia-Porterville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

10.0 8.7 -1.3 19

Athens-Clarke County, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 3.5 -1.2 28

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.3 -1.2 28

Brunswick, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 3.7 -1.2 28

Duluth, MN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.3 -1.2 28

Florence, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.2 -1.2 28

Lynchburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 3.5 -1.2 28

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.8 6.6 -1.2 28

Merced, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.2 7.0 -1.2 28

Monroe, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 4.5 -1.2 28

Rome, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.2 -1.2 28

Santa Fe, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.1 -1.2 28

Albany, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 4.7 -1.1 39

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 3.6 -1.1 39

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.2 -1.1 39

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.3 -1.1 39

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 3.7 -1.1 39

Chico, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 4.7 -1.1 39

Columbus, GA-AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 4.6 -1.1 39

Fairbanks, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.4 -1.1 39

Fresno, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.7 6.6 -1.1 39

Gainesville, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.0 -1.1 39

Hinesville, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.1 -1.1 39

Madera, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.3 6.2 -1.1 39

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 4.5 -1.1 39

Roanoke, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.1 -1.1 39

Spartanburg, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 3.5 -1.1 39

Toledo, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 4.9 -1.1 39

Valdosta, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 3.9 -1.1 39

Warner Robins, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 3.9 -1.1 39

Anchorage, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.1 -1.0 57

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.2 6.2 -1.0 57

Goldsboro, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.4 -1.0 57

Greensboro-High Point, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.2 -1.0 57

Greenville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.4 -1.0 57

Hanford-Corcoran, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.7 6.7 -1.0 57

Harrisonburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.1 -1.0 57

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

4.3 3.3 -1.0 57

Jacksonville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.3 -1.0 57

Mansfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.4 -1.0 57

Modesto, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.9 5.9 -1.0 57

Odessa, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 2.9 -1.0 57

Pittsburgh, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.4 -1.0 57

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

4.0 3.0 -1.0 57

Savannah, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 3.6 -1.0 57

Stockton-Lodi, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 5.6 -1.0 57

Tulsa, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.5 -1.0 57

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 3.9 -1.0 57

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

4.4 3.4 -1.0 57

Watertown-Fort Drum, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 4.6 -1.0 57

Yuba City, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.9 5.9 -1.0 57

Burlington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 3.8 -0.9 78

Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.1 -0.9 78

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

4.6 3.7 -0.9 78

Danville, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.8 5.9 -0.9 78

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.2 -0.9 78

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.5 -0.9 78

Elmira, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.5 -0.9 78

Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.3 -0.9 78

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.6 -0.9 78

Ithaca, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 3.7 -0.9 78

Longview, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.2 -0.9 78

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

5.0 4.1 -0.9 78

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 3.9 -0.9 78

Raleigh, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.4 -0.9 78

Redding, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 4.7 -0.9 78

Richmond, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.2 -0.9 78

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

4.7 3.8 -0.9 78

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.4 -0.9 78

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 3.9 -0.9 78

Syracuse, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.1 -0.9 78

Utica-Rome, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.1 -0.9 78

Victoria, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.0 -0.9 78

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.5 6.6 -0.9 78

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 2.7 -0.9 78

Williamsport, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 4.7 -0.9 78

Yakima, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 5.5 -0.9 78

York-Hanover, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.0 -0.9 78

Altoona, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.3 -0.8 105

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.1 6.3 -0.8 105

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.4 -0.8 105

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.2 -0.8 105

Cedar Rapids, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 2.6 -0.8 105

Corpus Christi, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.0 -0.8 105

Dubuque, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.2 -0.8 105

East Stroudsburg, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 5.4 -0.8 105

Enid, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.1 -0.8 105

Fayetteville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.3 -0.8 105

Gettysburg, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.3 -0.8 105

Glens Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.5 -0.8 105

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 3.8 -0.8 105

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

5.1 4.3 -0.8 105

Iowa City, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.8 2.0 -0.8 105

Jefferson City, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.0 -0.8 105

Kansas City, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.6 -0.8 105

Kingston, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 3.9 -0.8 105

Lancaster, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.5 -0.8 105

Midland, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.2 -0.8 105

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

3.3 2.5 -0.8 105

New Bern, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.2 -0.8 105

Rochester, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.2 -0.8 105

Salinas, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.3 -0.8 105

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 2.8 -0.8 105

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

3.5 2.7 -0.8 105

Santa Rosa, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 2.7 -0.8 105

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.6 -0.8 105

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 2.4 -0.8 105

Staunton-Waynesboro, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 2.9 -0.8 105

The Villages, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 5.5 -0.8 105

Wichita, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 3.8 -0.8 105

Wilmington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.7 -0.8 105

Winston-Salem, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 3.8 -0.8 105

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

6.5 5.7 -0.8 105

Akron, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.4 -0.7 140

Albany, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.5 -0.7 140

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

5.4 4.7 -0.7 140

Ames, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.4 1.7 -0.7 140

Asheville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.2 -0.7 140

Binghamton, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.6 -0.7 140

Bowling Green, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.7 -0.7 140

Charlottesville, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 2.9 -0.7 140

Cleveland-Elyria, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.2 -0.7 140

Coeur d'Alene, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 2.6 -0.7 140

Dayton, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.2 -0.7 140

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.9 2.2 -0.7 140

Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 3.9 -0.7 140

Fort Smith, AR-OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.6 -0.7 140

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT Metropolitan NECTA

4.8 4.1 -0.7 140

Jacksonville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.5 -0.7 140

Lima, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.3 -0.7 140

Mankato-North Mankato, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.8 2.1 -0.7 140

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

4.6 3.9 -0.7 140

Napa, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 2.8 -0.7 140

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

4.9 4.2 -0.7 140

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

4.4 3.7 -0.7 140

Ocean City, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.6 -0.7 140

Oklahoma City, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.2 -0.7 140

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.7 -0.7 140

Reading, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.3 -0.7 140

St. Cloud, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 2.5 -0.7 140

St. Joseph, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.1 -0.7 140

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.6 -0.7 140

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

6.0 5.3 -0.7 140

Waterbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA

5.8 5.1 -0.7 140

Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 5.8 -0.7 140

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.7 -0.6 172

Beckley, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 5.1 -0.6 172

Boise City, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.9 2.3 -0.6 172

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT Metropolitan NECTA

4.6 4.0 -0.6 172

Canton-Massillon, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.6 -0.6 172

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.9 -0.6 172

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

4.5 3.9 -0.6 172

Dover, DE Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.9 -0.6 172

Eugene, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.4 -0.6 172

Joplin, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.3 -0.6 172

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.3 -0.6 172

Lebanon, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.0 -0.6 172

New Haven, CT Metropolitan NECTA

4.7 4.1 -0.6 172

Ocala, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.5 -0.6 172

Owensboro, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.8 -0.6 172

Panama City, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.4 -0.6 172

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 5.1 -0.6 172

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

5.2 4.6 -0.6 172

Port St. Lucie, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.4 -0.6 172

Punta Gorda, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.3 -0.6 172

Racine, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.0 -0.6 172

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.9 -0.6 172

Sebring, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 5.4 -0.6 172

Springfield, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.0 -0.6 172

State College, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.3 -0.6 172

Waco, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.7 -0.6 172

Winchester, VA-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 2.9 -0.6 172

Abilene, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.5 -0.5 199

Bellingham, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.4 -0.5 199

Bend-Redmond, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.6 -0.5 199

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.3 -0.5 199

Charleston, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.9 -0.5 199

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

3.4 2.9 -0.5 199

Gainesville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.4 -0.5 199

Grants Pass, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.3 -0.5 199

Homosassa Springs, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.4 -0.5 199

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

5.7 5.2 -0.5 199

Jonesboro, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 2.9 -0.5 199

Kennewick-Richland, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.6 -0.5 199

Laredo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.8 -0.5 199

Lexington-Fayette, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.3 -0.5 199

Longview, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.4 -0.5 199

Medford, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.7 -0.5 199

Missoula, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 2.8 -0.5 199

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.7 -0.5 199

Muncie, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.3 -0.5 199

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.2 -0.5 199

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.6 -0.5 199

Olympia-Tumwater, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.4 -0.5 199

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.4 -0.5 199

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.6 -0.5 199

Peoria, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.9 -0.5 199

Pine Bluff, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.7 -0.5 199

Pocatello, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.8 2.3 -0.5 199

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

4.3 3.8 -0.5 199

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA Metropolitan NECTA

4.4 3.9 -0.5 199

Rochester, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 2.2 -0.5 199

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

4.1 3.6 -0.5 199

Salem, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.2 -0.5 199

Springfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.4 -0.5 199

Tallahassee, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.7 -0.5 199

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

4.1 3.6 -0.5 199

Trenton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.1 -0.5 199

Wheeling, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 5.0 -0.5 199

Billings, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.0 -0.4 236

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.7 -0.4 236

Columbia, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.6 -0.4 236

Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.8 -0.4 236

Corvallis, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.5 -0.4 236

Danbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA

3.8 3.4 -0.4 236

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

4.3 3.9 -0.4 236

Decatur, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.8 -0.4 236

Decatur, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.5 -0.4 236

Eau Claire, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 2.7 -0.4 236

El Paso, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.4 -0.4 236

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

2.9 2.5 -0.4 236

Grand Forks, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.9 2.5 -0.4 236

Hot Springs, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.7 -0.4 236

Idaho Falls, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.4 2.0 -0.4 236

Janesville-Beloit, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.3 -0.4 236

Kankakee, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.7 -0.4 236

Kokomo, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.7 -0.4 236

Lafayette, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.5 -0.4 236

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.9 -0.4 236

Lawrence, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.2 -0.4 236

Lawton, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.2 -0.4 236

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

3.4 3.0 -0.4 236

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.8 -0.4 236

Lubbock, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.2 -0.4 236

Manhattan, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.0 -0.4 236

Rapid City, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 2.8 -0.4 236

San Angelo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.3 -0.4 236

Sherman-Denison, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.2 -0.4 236

Sioux Falls, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 2.3 -0.4 236

Tyler, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.7 -0.4 236

Wausau, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 2.7 -0.4 236

Wichita Falls, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.4 -0.4 236

Yuma, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

22.4 22.0 -0.4 236

Amarillo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 2.8 -0.3 270

Austin-Round Rock, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 3.0 -0.3 270

Chattanooga, TN-GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.7 -0.3 270

College Station-Bryan, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.3 -0.3 270

Columbus, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 2.8 -0.3 270

Fort Wayne, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.4 -0.3 270

Great Falls, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.3 -0.3 270

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.1 -0.3 270

Houma-Thibodaux, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 5.4 -0.3 270

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

4.1 3.8 -0.3 270

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.9 2.6 -0.3 270

Lewiston, ID-WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.9 2.6 -0.3 270

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.6 -0.3 270

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.7 -0.3 270

Reno, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.7 -0.3 270

Rockford, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 5.3 -0.3 270

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 5.0 -0.3 270

Topeka, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.6 -0.3 270

Walla Walla, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.2 -0.3 270

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

3.8 3.5 -0.3 270

Wenatchee, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.0 -0.3 270

Carson City, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.3 -0.2 291

Casper, WY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.3 -0.2 291

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.6 -0.2 291

Evansville, IN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.5 -0.2 291

Hattiesburg, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.2 -0.2 291

Huntsville, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.6 -0.2 291

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.5 -0.2 291

Jackson, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.1 -0.2 291

Killeen-Temple, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.1 -0.2 291

Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.5 -0.2 291

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

4.8 4.6 -0.2 291

Michigan City-La Porte, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.4 -0.2 291

Morgantown, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.2 -0.2 291

New Bedford, MA Metropolitan NECTA

5.3 5.1 -0.2 291

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 3.0 -0.2 291

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.5 -0.2 291

Sheboygan, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 2.5 -0.2 291

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.0 -0.2 291

Springfield, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA

4.6 4.4 -0.2 291

Tuscaloosa, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.0 -0.2 291

Worcester, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA

4.0 3.8 -0.2 291

Alexandria, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 6.1 -0.1 312

Appleton, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.9 2.8 -0.1 312

Auburn-Opelika, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.9 -0.1 312

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.4 -0.1 312

Barnstable Town, MA Metropolitan NECTA

3.3 3.2 -0.1 312

Birmingham-Hoover, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.8 -0.1 312

Bloomington, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.1 -0.1 312

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH Metropolitan NECTA

3.4 3.3 -0.1 312

Burlington-South Burlington, VT Metropolitan NECTA

2.6 2.5 -0.1 312

Carbondale-Marion, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.9 -0.1 312

Clarksville, TN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.6 -0.1 312

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.7 -0.1 312

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.7 -0.1 312

Fond du Lac, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.9 -0.1 312

Gadsden, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.4 -0.1 312

Grand Island, NE Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.9 2.8 -0.1 312

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.9 -0.1 312

Hammond, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 6.1 -0.1 312

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.2 2.1 -0.1 312

Leominster-Gardner, MA Metropolitan NECTA

4.3 4.2 -0.1 312

Lincoln, NE Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 2.6 -0.1 312

Madison, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.4 2.3 -0.1 312

Manchester, NH Metropolitan NECTA

2.6 2.5 -0.1 312

Mobile, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 5.0 -0.1 312

New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 5.3 -0.1 312

Pittsfield, MA Metropolitan NECTA

3.9 3.8 -0.1 312

Salisbury, MD-DE Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.4 -0.1 312

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 5.9 -0.1 312

Springfield, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.2 -0.1 312

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.9 0.0 341

Bangor, ME Metropolitan NECTA

3.1 3.1 0.0 341

Bismarck, ND Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.3 2.3 0.0 341

Bloomington, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.5 0.0 341

Champaign-Urbana, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.5 0.0 341

Dover-Durham, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA

2.4 2.4 0.0 341

Elkhart-Goshen, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.9 2.9 0.0 341

Fargo, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.1 2.1 0.0 341

Green Bay, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.9 2.9 0.0 341

Johnson City, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.2 0.0 341

Lake Charles, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.2 0.0 341

Portsmouth, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA

2.3 2.3 0.0 341

Urban Honolulu, HI Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.1 2.1 0.0 341

Baton Rouge, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 5.0 0.1 354

California-Lexington Park, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.4 0.1 354

Dothan, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.4 0.1 354

Knoxville, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.6 0.1 354

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 6.0 0.1 354

Lewiston-Auburn, ME Metropolitan NECTA

2.9 3.0 0.1 354

Logan, UT-ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.9 3.0 0.1 354

Montgomery, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 4.2 0.1 354

Morristown, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 4.1 0.1 354

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.5 0.1 354

Portland-South Portland, ME Metropolitan NECTA

2.3 2.4 0.1 354

Provo-Orem, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 3.2 0.1 354

Salt Lake City, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 3.4 0.1 354

Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 6.0 0.1 354

Terre Haute, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.8 0.1 354

Tucson, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.8 0.1 354

Cleveland, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 4.0 0.2 370

Cumberland, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 5.8 0.2 370

Jackson, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 4.1 0.2 370

Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.4 0.2 370

Monroe, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 5.9 0.2 370

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

2.9 3.1 0.2 370

Ogden-Clearfield, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.6 0.2 370

Prescott, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.8 0.2 370

Texarkana, TX-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 5.0 0.2 370

Cheyenne, WY Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.7 0.3 379

Flagstaff, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 5.8 0.3 379

Grand Junction, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 4.0 0.3 379

St. George, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 4.0 0.4 382

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 3.3 0.6 383

Fort Collins, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.4 3.0 0.6 383

Greeley, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.6 3.2 0.6 383

Pueblo, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 5.1 0.6 383

Boulder, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.4 3.1 0.7 387

Colorado Springs, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 4.1 0.9 388

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: October 3, 2018