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

United States

4.5 3.9 -0.6  

El Centro, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

20.9 17.9 -3.0 1

Mobile, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.1 4.2 -2.9 2

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.7 3.9 -2.8 3

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 3.7 -2.8 3

Tuscaloosa, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 3.2 -2.7 5

Decatur, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 3.2 -2.5 6

Birmingham-Hoover, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 3.1 -2.4 7

Farmington, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.6 6.2 -2.4 7

Gadsden, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 3.4 -2.4 7

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 3.3 -2.3 10

Dothan, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 3.6 -2.3 10

Montgomery, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 3.3 -2.3 10

Odessa, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 3.3 -2.3 10

Auburn-Opelika, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 2.9 -2.2 14

Huntsville, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 2.9 -2.2 14

Johnson City, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 3.4 -2.2 14

Houma-Thibodaux, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 4.1 -2.0 17

Lafayette, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 4.2 -2.0 17

Morristown, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 3.3 -2.0 17

Casper, WY Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.8 5.0 -1.8 20

Hanford-Corcoran, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

10.2 8.4 -1.8 20

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

5.2 3.4 -1.8 20

Knoxville, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 2.9 -1.8 20

Longview, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 4.1 -1.8 20

Madera, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.3 7.5 -1.8 20

The Villages, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.8 5.0 -1.8 20

Jackson, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 3.4 -1.7 27

Bakersfield, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

10.2 8.6 -1.6 28

Clarksville, TN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 3.7 -1.6 28

Cleveland, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 2.9 -1.6 28

Hammond, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 4.4 -1.6 28

Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 3.7 -1.6 28

Peoria, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 4.9 -1.6 28

Yakima, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.8 8.2 -1.6 28

Chattanooga, TN-GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 3.4 -1.5 35

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.2 6.7 -1.5 35

Merced, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

10.7 9.2 -1.5 35

Michigan City-La Porte, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 4.2 -1.5 35

Midland, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 2.5 -1.5 35

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.4 6.0 -1.4 40

Modesto, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.2 6.8 -1.4 40

Monroe, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.1 -1.4 40

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

3.8 2.4 -1.4 40

Redding, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 5.1 -1.4 40

Rockford, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 5.1 -1.4 40

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 4.3 -1.4 40

Sebring, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 4.8 -1.4 40

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 4.3 -1.4 40

Alexandria, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 4.5 -1.3 49

Baton Rouge, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 3.4 -1.3 49

Danville, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.3 6.0 -1.3 49

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

5.1 3.8 -1.3 49

Fresno, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.4 8.1 -1.3 49

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.1 -1.3 49

Ocala, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 4.3 -1.3 49

Panama City, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 3.9 -1.3 49

Victoria, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 3.9 -1.3 49

Visalia-Porterville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

11.4 10.1 -1.3 49

Yuba City, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.4 8.1 -1.3 49

Carbondale-Marion, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 4.4 -1.2 60

Columbus, GA-AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 5.1 -1.2 60

Duluth, MN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.3 -1.2 60

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 4.7 -1.2 60

Hattiesburg, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 3.8 -1.2 60

Homosassa Springs, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 5.4 -1.2 60

Janesville-Beloit, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 2.8 -1.2 60

Kankakee, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 5.3 -1.2 60

Kokomo, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.0 -1.2 60

Laredo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 3.4 -1.2 60

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 2.7 -1.2 60

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.2 -1.2 60

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 3.7 -1.2 60

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 3.5 -1.2 60

Punta Gorda, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 3.8 -1.2 60

Racine, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.2 -1.2 60

San Angelo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.0 -1.2 60

Stockton-Lodi, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.8 6.6 -1.2 60

Bloomington, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 3.8 -1.1 78

Champaign-Urbana, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 3.9 -1.1 78

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

4.1 3.0 -1.1 78

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

5.3 4.2 -1.1 78

Evansville, IN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 2.8 -1.1 78

Hinesville, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 4.8 -1.1 78

Jacksonville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.4 -1.1 78

New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 3.7 -1.1 78

Salinas, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.9 8.8 -1.1 78

Tallahassee, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.4 -1.1 78

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

4.5 3.4 -1.1 78

Terre Haute, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 3.8 -1.1 78

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.2 -1.1 78

Athens-Clarke County, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.0 -1.0 91

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.4 -1.0 91

Chico, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.1 -1.0 91

Corpus Christi, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 5.2 -1.0 91

Decatur, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 5.3 -1.0 91

Enid, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.1 -1.0 91

Erie, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.1 -1.0 91

Flagstaff, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 5.0 -1.0 91

Green Bay, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 2.5 -1.0 91

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

5.3 4.3 -1.0 91

Jackson, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 3.8 -1.0 91

Johnstown, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 5.3 -1.0 91

Kennewick-Richland, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.7 6.7 -1.0 91

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 2.4 -1.0 91

Lake Charles, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.2 -1.0 91

Longview, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.3 6.3 -1.0 91

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

4.9 3.9 -1.0 91

Muncie, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 3.7 -1.0 91

Napa, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 3.6 -1.0 91

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.3 -1.0 91

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 3.8 -1.0 91

Port St. Lucie, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.1 -1.0 91

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.1 -1.0 91

Rome, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 4.6 -1.0 91

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

4.8 3.8 -1.0 91

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.5 6.5 -1.0 91

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.4 -1.0 91

Savannah, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.0 -1.0 91

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.1 -1.0 91

Wichita Falls, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.2 -1.0 91

Wichita, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.4 -1.0 91

Albany, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 5.1 -0.9 122

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.1 -0.9 122

Bloomington, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.0 -0.9 122

Brunswick, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.4 -0.9 122

Eau Claire, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 2.8 -0.9 122

Elkhart-Goshen, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.1 -0.9 122

Fort Wayne, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 2.8 -0.9 122

Gainesville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.2 -0.9 122

Joplin, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 2.9 -0.9 122

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 1.8 -0.9 122

Lewiston-Auburn, ME Metropolitan NECTA

3.0 2.1 -0.9 122

Macon-Bibb County, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 4.8 -0.9 122

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.7 5.8 -0.9 122

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.6 -0.9 122

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.0 -0.9 122

Springfield, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 3.9 -0.9 122

Tyler, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.4 -0.9 122

Valdosta, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.2 -0.9 122

Warner Robins, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.5 -0.9 122

Appleton, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 2.4 -0.8 141

Bangor, ME Metropolitan NECTA

3.3 2.5 -0.8 141

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.5 6.7 -0.8 141

Bellingham, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.0 -0.8 141

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.3 -0.8 141

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

5.5 4.7 -0.8 141

El Paso, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.0 -0.8 141

Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.5 -0.8 141

Fond du Lac, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.2 -0.8 141

Goldsboro, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.0 -0.8 141

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 2.8 -0.8 141

Killeen-Temple, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.5 -0.8 141

Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 2.7 -0.8 141

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 2.4 -0.8 141

Portland-South Portland, ME Metropolitan NECTA

2.6 1.8 -0.8 141

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.3 -0.8 141

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

3.9 3.1 -0.8 141

Santa Rosa, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 2.8 -0.8 141

Sheboygan, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 2.3 -0.8 141

Topeka, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.0 -0.8 141

Tulsa, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.0 -0.8 141

Walla Walla, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 5.4 -0.8 141

Wausau, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 2.4 -0.8 141

Wenatchee, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.7 5.9 -0.8 141

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.2 6.5 -0.7 165

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.6 -0.7 165

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.8 -0.7 165

Coeur d'Alene, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.0 -0.7 165

College Station-Bryan, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 2.7 -0.7 165

Columbus, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.3 -0.7 165

Gainesville, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.5 -0.7 165

Lawrence, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 2.5 -0.7 165

Madison, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.6 1.9 -0.7 165

Manhattan, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 2.4 -0.7 165

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

3.6 2.9 -0.7 165

Owensboro, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.7 -0.7 165

St. Joseph, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.0 -0.7 165

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 2.7 -0.7 165

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

3.4 2.7 -0.7 165

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.5 -0.7 165

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 5.9 -0.7 165

Springfield, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 2.8 -0.7 165

Urban Honolulu, HI Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.4 1.7 -0.7 165

Abilene, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.2 -0.6 184

Amarillo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 2.5 -0.6 184

Ames, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.1 1.5 -0.6 184

Cheyenne, WY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.5 -0.6 184

Cleveland-Elyria, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.7 -0.6 184

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.1 -0.6 184

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 2.6 -0.6 184

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.2 -0.6 184

Fayetteville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.5 -0.6 184

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.2 -0.6 184

Mankato-North Mankato, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 2.5 -0.6 184

Medford, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.1 -0.6 184

Pittsburgh, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.5 -0.6 184

Rocky Mount, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.9 6.3 -0.6 184

St. Cloud, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.6 -0.6 184

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

4.0 3.4 -0.6 184

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.0 -0.6 184

Sherman-Denison, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.0 -0.6 184

Staunton-Waynesboro, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.1 -0.6 184

Albany, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.3 -0.5 203

Albuquerque, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 5.1 -0.5 203

Altoona, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.4 -0.5 203

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.6 -0.5 203

Austin-Round Rock, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 2.7 -0.5 203

Boise City, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 2.8 -0.5 203

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 5.0 -0.5 203

Burlington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.0 -0.5 203

Columbia, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 2.2 -0.5 203

Dalton, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 5.5 -0.5 203

Dubuque, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.0 -0.5 203

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.8 -0.5 203

Grants Pass, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 5.1 -0.5 203

Greenville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.7 -0.5 203

Harrisonburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.0 -0.5 203

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.2 -0.5 203

Hot Springs, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.9 -0.5 203

Idaho Falls, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.9 2.4 -0.5 203

Jacksonville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 5.0 -0.5 203

Kansas City, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.3 -0.5 203

Lewiston, ID-WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.1 -0.5 203

Lima, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.5 -0.5 203

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

4.4 3.9 -0.5 203

Lubbock, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 2.7 -0.5 203

Lynchburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.8 -0.5 203

New Bern, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.7 -0.5 203

Oklahoma City, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.4 -0.5 203

Olympia-Tumwater, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 5.0 -0.5 203

Pocatello, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 2.8 -0.5 203

Reno, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.7 -0.5 203

Roanoke, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.3 -0.5 203

Rochester, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 2.8 -0.5 203

Salem, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.8 -0.5 203

Texarkana, TX-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.1 -0.5 203

Williamsport, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 5.5 -0.5 203

Asheville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.6 -0.4 238

Bowling Green, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.1 -0.4 238

Carson City, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.9 -0.4 238

Cedar Rapids, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.2 -0.4 238

Charlottesville, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 2.9 -0.4 238

Corvallis, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 2.7 -0.4 238

Eugene, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.0 -0.4 238

Gettysburg, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.2 -0.4 238

Grand Island, NE Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.1 -0.4 238

Greensboro-High Point, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.6 -0.4 238

Iowa City, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.5 2.1 -0.4 238

Jefferson City, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 2.8 -0.4 238

Las Cruces, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 6.1 -0.4 238

Lincoln, NE Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.8 2.4 -0.4 238

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 2.8 -0.4 238

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

4.0 3.6 -0.4 238

Raleigh, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.8 -0.4 238

Reading, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.0 -0.4 238

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

5.4 5.0 -0.4 238

Springfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.5 -0.4 238

State College, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.3 -0.4 238

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

4.3 3.9 -0.4 238

Waco, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.4 -0.4 238

Wilmington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.3 -0.4 238

Winchester, VA-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.0 -0.4 238

Winston-Salem, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.2 -0.4 238

Bend-Redmond, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.2 -0.3 264

Bismarck, ND Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 2.8 -0.3 264

Burlington-South Burlington, VT Metropolitan NECTA

2.2 1.9 -0.3 264

Canton-Massillon, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 5.0 -0.3 264

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

4.5 4.2 -0.3 264

Dayton, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.2 -0.3 264

East Stroudsburg, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 5.4 -0.3 264

Fargo, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 2.4 -0.3 264

Lancaster, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.3 -0.3 264

Lawton, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.1 -0.3 264

Lexington-Fayette, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 2.9 -0.3 264

Logan, UT-ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.6 2.3 -0.3 264

Manchester, NH Metropolitan NECTA

2.4 2.1 -0.3 264

Richmond, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.6 -0.3 264

Santa Fe, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.5 -0.3 264

Wheeling, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.5 -0.3 264

Akron, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.8 -0.2 280

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

4.6 4.4 -0.2 280

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.7 -0.2 280

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.8 -0.2 280

Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.7 -0.2 280

Dover-Durham, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA

2.2 2.0 -0.2 280

Fort Smith, AR-OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.1 -0.2 280

Grand Forks, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.9 2.7 -0.2 280

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

5.4 5.2 -0.2 280

Jonesboro, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 3.0 -0.2 280

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.7 -0.2 280

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.9 -0.2 280

Mansfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 5.3 -0.2 280

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

6.0 5.8 -0.2 280

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

4.2 4.0 -0.2 280

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.9 -0.2 280

Pine Bluff, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.9 -0.2 280

Portsmouth, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA

2.3 2.1 -0.2 280

Prescott, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.2 -0.2 280

St. George, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 3.1 -0.2 280

Tucson, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.2 -0.2 280

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

3.5 3.3 -0.2 280

York-Hanover, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.8 -0.2 280

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

5.9 5.7 -0.2 280

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.9 -0.1 304

Billings, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.6 -0.1 304

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT Metropolitan NECTA

3.9 3.8 -0.1 304

Danbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA

3.2 3.1 -0.1 304

Grand Junction, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.3 -0.1 304

Great Falls, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 4.0 -0.1 304

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.8 -0.1 304

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

4.1 4.0 -0.1 304

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

4.3 4.2 -0.1 304

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA Metropolitan NECTA

4.2 4.1 -0.1 304

Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 5.2 -0.1 304

Beckley, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 6.1 0.0 315

Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.5 0.0 315

Cumberland, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 5.6 0.0 315

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

2.7 2.7 0.0 315

Greeley, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 2.7 0.0 315

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.9 0.0 315

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

4.0 4.0 0.0 315

Lebanon, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.8 0.0 315

Ocean City, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

11.8 11.8 0.0 315

Provo-Orem, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.5 2.5 0.0 315

Salt Lake City, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 2.7 0.0 315

Toledo, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.7 0.0 315

Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 6.5 0.0 315

Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.8 0.1 328

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT Metropolitan NECTA

3.9 4.0 0.1 328

Ithaca, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.9 0.1 328

Kingston, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.4 0.1 328

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

3.3 3.4 0.1 328

New Haven, CT Metropolitan NECTA

3.8 3.9 0.1 328

Ogden-Clearfield, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.9 3.0 0.1 328

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 4.1 0.1 328

Spartanburg, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 4.0 0.1 328

Syracuse, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 5.1 0.1 328

Trenton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.6 0.1 328

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 6.6 0.1 328

Waterbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA

4.9 5.0 0.1 328

Watertown-Fort Drum, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.1 7.2 0.1 328

California-Lexington Park, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.6 0.2 342

Dover, DE Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 4.2 0.2 342

Florence, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.8 0.2 342

Fort Collins, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.3 2.5 0.2 342

Glens Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 5.7 0.2 342

Jackson, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.4 0.2 342

Missoula, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 4.0 0.2 342

Salisbury, MD-DE Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 6.4 0.2 342

Sumter, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 5.2 0.2 342

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 4.2 0.3 351

Ann Arbor, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 3.0 0.3 351

Binghamton, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 5.5 0.3 351

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH Metropolitan NECTA

2.5 2.8 0.3 351

Charleston, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 5.3 0.3 351

Columbia, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 4.2 0.3 351

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.6 2.9 0.3 351

Elmira, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 5.5 0.3 351

Rochester, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 5.0 0.3 351

Springfield, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA

3.4 3.7 0.3 351

Utica-Rome, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 5.4 0.3 351

Worcester, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA

3.0 3.3 0.3 351

Barnstable Town, MA Metropolitan NECTA

3.8 4.2 0.4 363

Bay City, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 5.3 0.4 363

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 5.5 0.4 363

Colorado Springs, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 3.5 0.4 363

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 3.4 0.4 363

Kalamazoo-Portage, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 4.3 0.4 363

Leominster-Gardner, MA Metropolitan NECTA

3.2 3.6 0.4 363

Midland, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.6 0.4 363

Morgantown, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 4.0 0.4 363

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 5.0 0.4 363

Boulder, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.1 2.6 0.5 373

New Bedford, MA Metropolitan NECTA

4.1 4.6 0.5 373

Pittsfield, MA Metropolitan NECTA

3.5 4.0 0.5 373

Battle Creek, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.8 0.6 376

Lansing-East Lansing, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 3.9 0.6 376

Monroe, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 4.1 0.6 376

Muskegon, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 5.3 0.6 376

Rapid City, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 3.8 0.6 376

Saginaw, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 5.2 0.6 376

Sioux Falls, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.5 3.1 0.6 376

Yuma, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

15.1 15.7 0.6 376

Anchorage, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 6.4 0.7 384

Flint, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 5.7 0.7 384

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 5.8 0.7 384

Pueblo, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 4.7 0.7 384

Fairbanks, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 6.6 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: February 6, 2018