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

United States

4.8 4.1 -0.7  

Mobile, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.1 4.0 -3.1 1

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.8 3.8 -3.0 2

El Centro, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

25.6 22.6 -3.0 2

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 3.6 -3.0 2

Odessa, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.7 3.7 -3.0 2

Gadsden, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 3.4 -2.9 6

Tuscaloosa, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 3.1 -2.9 6

Birmingham-Hoover, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 3.1 -2.8 8

Decatur, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 3.2 -2.8 8

Dothan, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 3.4 -2.7 10

Montgomery, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 3.3 -2.6 11

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 3.0 -2.5 12

Johnson City, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 3.2 -2.5 12

Morristown, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 3.1 -2.5 12

The Villages, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.2 4.7 -2.5 12

Auburn-Opelika, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 2.9 -2.4 16

Huntsville, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 2.9 -2.4 16

Cleveland, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 2.8 -2.3 18

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.8 4.5 -2.3 18

Sebring, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.0 4.7 -2.3 18

Chattanooga, TN-GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 3.2 -2.2 21

Farmington, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.1 6.9 -2.2 21

Jackson, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 3.1 -2.2 21

Knoxville, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 2.7 -2.2 21

Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 3.5 -2.2 21

Homosassa Springs, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.9 4.8 -2.1 26

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

5.5 3.4 -2.1 26

Longview, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.7 4.6 -2.1 26

Athens-Clarke County, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 4.1 -2.0 29

Casper, WY Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 4.5 -2.0 29

Clarksville, TN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 3.9 -2.0 29

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 4.0 -2.0 29

Ocala, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 4.0 -2.0 29

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

4.2 2.3 -1.9 34

Lafayette, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.4 5.6 -1.8 35

Longview, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.2 5.4 -1.8 35

Midland, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 2.8 -1.8 35

Punta Gorda, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 3.9 -1.8 35

Columbus, GA-AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 4.9 -1.7 39

Port St. Lucie, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 4.0 -1.7 39

Rome, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 4.7 -1.7 39

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

5.3 3.7 -1.6 42

Grand Junction, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 3.0 -1.6 42

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 4.7 -1.6 42

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 3.9 -1.6 42

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 3.3 -1.6 42

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 3.6 -1.6 42

Panama City, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 3.3 -1.6 42

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 3.3 -1.6 42

Tallahassee, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 3.3 -1.6 42

Beckley, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 4.9 -1.5 51

Erie, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 4.9 -1.5 51

Houma-Thibodaux, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.0 5.5 -1.5 51

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 3.2 -1.5 51

Peoria, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 4.7 -1.5 51

Rockford, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 5.0 -1.5 51

Rocky Mount, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.3 5.8 -1.5 51

Savannah, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 3.9 -1.5 51

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

4.8 3.3 -1.5 51

Albany, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 5.1 -1.4 60

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 4.4 -1.4 60

Bloomington, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 3.6 -1.4 60

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 3.5 -1.4 60

Decatur, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 5.1 -1.4 60

Gainesville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.1 -1.4 60

Jacksonville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 3.4 -1.4 60

Joplin, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.1 -1.4 60

Kankakee, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 4.7 -1.4 60

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

5.3 3.9 -1.4 60

Springfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 4.4 -1.4 60

Wheeling, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 4.8 -1.4 60

Williamsport, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 4.9 -1.4 60

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.0 -1.3 73

Baton Rouge, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 4.5 -1.3 73

Carbondale-Marion, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 4.3 -1.3 73

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 3.8 -1.3 73

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

4.1 2.8 -1.3 73

Duluth, MN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 3.7 -1.3 73

Kennewick-Richland, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 4.6 -1.3 73

Laredo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 3.6 -1.3 73

Warner Robins, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 4.4 -1.3 73

Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.1 5.8 -1.3 73

Bellingham, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 4.5 -1.2 83

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 3.6 -1.2 83

Danville, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.1 5.9 -1.2 83

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

5.5 4.3 -1.2 83

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 4.4 -1.2 83

Fayetteville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 5.1 -1.2 83

Flagstaff, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 4.4 -1.2 83

Goldsboro, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 4.5 -1.2 83

Hammond, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.0 5.8 -1.2 83

Hattiesburg, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.1 -1.2 83

Hinesville, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 4.6 -1.2 83

Macon-Bibb County, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 4.8 -1.2 83

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

4.7 3.5 -1.2 83

San Angelo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 3.4 -1.2 83

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 4.7 -1.2 83

Springfield, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 2.9 -1.2 83

Valdosta, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.2 -1.2 83

Victoria, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 4.6 -1.2 83

Wenatchee, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 3.6 -1.2 83

Yakima, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 4.5 -1.2 83

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 4.6 -1.1 103

Columbia, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 2.3 -1.1 103

Dalton, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.0 -1.1 103

Gainesville, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 3.5 -1.1 103

Johnstown, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 5.2 -1.1 103

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 5.4 -1.1 103

Pittsburgh, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.4 -1.1 103

Wichita Falls, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.4 -1.1 103

Wilmington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 3.6 -1.1 103

Bakersfield, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.1 8.1 -1.0 112

Boise City, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 2.5 -1.0 112

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.4 6.4 -1.0 112

Champaign-Urbana, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 3.8 -1.0 112

Charleston, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.5 -1.0 112

Coeur d'Alene, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.0 -1.0 112

El Paso, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.2 -1.0 112

Greensboro-High Point, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.2 -1.0 112

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 4.9 -1.0 112

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

5.9 4.9 -1.0 112

Janesville-Beloit, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.3 -1.0 112

Jefferson City, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 2.8 -1.0 112

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.9 6.9 -1.0 112

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

5.3 4.3 -1.0 112

Olympia-Tumwater, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.5 -1.0 112

Racine, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 3.8 -1.0 112

St. Joseph, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.1 -1.0 112

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.7 5.7 -1.0 112

Tyler, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 3.8 -1.0 112

Burlington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 3.7 -0.9 131

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

4.7 3.8 -0.9 131

Cumberland, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.5 -0.9 131

East Stroudsburg, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 5.4 -0.9 131

Florence, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.3 -0.9 131

Greeley, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.1 -0.9 131

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 3.8 -0.9 131

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

5.7 4.8 -0.9 131

Jacksonville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.6 -0.9 131

Kansas City, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.4 -0.9 131

Michigan City-La Porte, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.3 -0.9 131

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.4 -0.9 131

New Bern, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.2 -0.9 131

Pocatello, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 2.4 -0.9 131

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA Metropolitan NECTA

4.7 3.8 -0.9 131

Redding, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 5.3 -0.9 131

Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 5.1 -0.9 131

Waterbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA

5.8 4.9 -0.9 131

Winston-Salem, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 3.8 -0.9 131

Alexandria, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 5.8 -0.8 150

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

5.4 4.6 -0.8 150

Altoona, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.3 -0.8 150

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 3.8 -0.8 150

Carson City, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 4.8 -0.8 150

Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.3 -0.8 150

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

5.5 4.7 -0.8 150

College Station-Bryan, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 2.9 -0.8 150

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.6 -0.8 150

Elkhart-Goshen, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 2.5 -0.8 150

Greenville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.4 -0.8 150

Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.5 -0.8 150

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

4.4 3.6 -0.8 150

Jackson, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.1 -0.8 150

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 2.5 -0.8 150

Killeen-Temple, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 3.8 -0.8 150

Lewiston, ID-WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 2.7 -0.8 150

Madera, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.4 6.6 -0.8 150

Modesto, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.3 6.5 -0.8 150

Monroe, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 5.4 -0.8 150

New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.0 -0.8 150

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

4.7 3.9 -0.8 150

Pine Bluff, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.5 -0.8 150

Pueblo, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.5 -0.8 150

Raleigh, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.5 -0.8 150

Reading, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.2 -0.8 150

St. Cloud, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 2.8 -0.8 150

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

5.8 5.0 -0.8 150

Spartanburg, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.7 -0.8 150

Tucson, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.2 -0.8 150

Walla Walla, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.2 -0.8 150

Amarillo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 2.7 -0.7 181

Asheville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.3 -0.7 181

Evansville, IN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.3 -0.7 181

Grand Island, NE Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 2.5 -0.7 181

Green Bay, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 2.8 -0.7 181

Hanford-Corcoran, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.2 7.5 -0.7 181

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.8 -0.7 181

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 2.6 -0.7 181

Lake Charles, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.2 -0.7 181

Lebanon, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.7 -0.7 181

Morgantown, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.4 -0.7 181

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 2.6 -0.7 181

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.7 -0.7 181

Prescott, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.2 -0.7 181

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.2 -0.7 181

Sherman-Denison, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.2 -0.7 181

Springfield, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 3.9 -0.7 181

State College, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.3 -0.7 181

Stockton-Lodi, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.3 6.6 -0.7 181

Terre Haute, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.2 -0.7 181

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.3 -0.7 181

Wichita, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.0 -0.7 181

Abilene, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.5 -0.6 203

Appleton, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 2.6 -0.6 203

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.7 -0.6 203

Bloomington, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.5 -0.6 203

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.2 -0.6 203

California-Lexington Park, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.3 -0.6 203

Canton-Massillon, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.8 -0.6 203

Chico, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.2 -0.6 203

Colorado Springs, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 2.7 -0.6 203

Columbia, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.9 -0.6 203

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.4 -0.6 203

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.8 2.2 -0.6 203

Enid, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.7 -0.6 203

Fond du Lac, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 2.5 -0.6 203

Fort Smith, AR-OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.0 -0.6 203

Fresno, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.1 7.5 -0.6 203

Grants Pass, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.3 -0.6 203

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.6 -0.6 203

Idaho Falls, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.9 2.3 -0.6 203

Lancaster, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.4 -0.6 203

Lawrence, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 2.9 -0.6 203

Lincoln, NE Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.9 2.3 -0.6 203

Lubbock, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 2.9 -0.6 203

Medford, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.6 -0.6 203

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

3.5 2.9 -0.6 203

Napa, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.2 -0.6 203

New Haven, CT Metropolitan NECTA

4.7 4.1 -0.6 203

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 2.8 -0.6 203

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.7 -0.6 203

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.0 -0.6 203

Reno, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.0 -0.6 203

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 5.4 -0.6 203

Rochester, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 2.5 -0.6 203

Staunton-Waynesboro, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.4 -0.6 203

Sumter, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.9 -0.6 203

Texarkana, TX-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.2 -0.6 203

Topeka, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.4 -0.6 203

Urban Honolulu, HI Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.9 2.3 -0.6 203

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.6 -0.6 203

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

4.7 4.1 -0.6 203

Wausau, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 2.7 -0.6 203

York-Hanover, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.0 -0.6 203

Yuba City, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.4 6.8 -0.6 203

Albany, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.8 -0.5 246

Austin-Round Rock, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 2.9 -0.5 246

Boulder, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.4 1.9 -0.5 246

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT Metropolitan NECTA

4.5 4.0 -0.5 246

Charlottesville, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.1 -0.5 246

Corpus Christi, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 5.8 -0.5 246

Danbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA

3.7 3.2 -0.5 246

Dubuque, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 2.7 -0.5 246

Elmira, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 5.2 -0.5 246

Fort Collins, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.4 1.9 -0.5 246

Gettysburg, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.2 -0.5 246

Harrisonburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.5 -0.5 246

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT Metropolitan NECTA

4.6 4.1 -0.5 246

Hot Springs, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.8 -0.5 246

Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.1 -0.5 246

Lima, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.6 -0.5 246

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

5.0 4.5 -0.5 246

Madison, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.8 2.3 -0.5 246

Manhattan, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 2.7 -0.5 246

Mankato-North Mankato, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.9 2.4 -0.5 246

Merced, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.0 7.5 -0.5 246

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

5.1 4.6 -0.5 246

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

4.5 4.0 -0.5 246

Richmond, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.8 -0.5 246

Roanoke, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.6 -0.5 246

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

5.0 4.5 -0.5 246

Salem, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.3 -0.5 246

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.1 -0.5 246

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

3.8 3.3 -0.5 246

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

4.1 3.6 -0.5 246

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.7 -0.5 246

Santa Rosa, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.2 -0.5 246

Sheboygan, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 2.7 -0.5 246

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.8 -0.5 246

Tulsa, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.6 -0.5 246

Winchester, VA-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.2 -0.5 246

Akron, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.6 -0.4 282

Albuquerque, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 5.8 -0.4 282

Bend-Redmond, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.0 -0.4 282

Burlington-South Burlington, VT Metropolitan NECTA

2.8 2.4 -0.4 282

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.9 -0.4 282

Columbus, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 2.7 -0.4 282

Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.8 -0.4 282

Corvallis, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.5 -0.4 282

Dayton, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.4 -0.4 282

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 2.8 -0.4 282

Eau Claire, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 2.8 -0.4 282

Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.1 -0.4 282

Eugene, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.6 -0.4 282

Fargo, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.2 1.8 -0.4 282

Fort Wayne, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.4 -0.4 282

Jonesboro, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 2.9 -0.4 282

Kokomo, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.6 -0.4 282

Las Cruces, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.9 6.5 -0.4 282

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 5.2 -0.4 282

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

3.5 3.1 -0.4 282

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.7 -0.4 282

Lynchburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.2 -0.4 282

Mansfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.9 -0.4 282

Muncie, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.3 -0.4 282

Oklahoma City, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.9 -0.4 282

Salinas, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.7 -0.4 282

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.3 -0.4 282

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.1 -0.4 282

Visalia-Porterville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.9 9.5 -0.4 282

Waco, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.8 -0.4 282

Ames, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.3 2.0 -0.3 312

Bangor, ME Metropolitan NECTA

3.4 3.1 -0.3 312

Bismarck, ND Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.2 1.9 -0.3 312

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

2.9 2.6 -0.3 312

Grand Forks, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.4 2.1 -0.3 312

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.4 -0.3 312

Lewiston-Auburn, ME Metropolitan NECTA

3.2 2.9 -0.3 312

Lexington-Fayette, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.3 -0.3 312

Ocean City, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 6.0 -0.3 312

Owensboro, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.0 -0.3 312

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 2.9 -0.3 312

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

3.9 3.6 -0.3 312

Watertown-Fort Drum, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 5.3 -0.3 312

Binghamton, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 5.0 -0.2 325

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.9 -0.2 325

Cedar Rapids, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.3 -0.2 325

Cheyenne, WY Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.3 -0.2 325

Glens Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.3 -0.2 325

Kingston, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.3 -0.2 325

Logan, UT-ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 2.5 -0.2 325

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

4.9 4.7 -0.2 325

Portland-South Portland, ME Metropolitan NECTA

2.7 2.5 -0.2 325

Salisbury, MD-DE Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.5 -0.2 325

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.2 -0.2 325

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.9 6.7 -0.2 325

Yuma, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

20.1 19.9 -0.2 325

Billings, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 3.1 -0.1 338

Brunswick, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 5.5 -0.1 338

Iowa City, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.6 2.5 -0.1 338

Lawton, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.7 -0.1 338

Rochester, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.7 -0.1 338

Santa Fe, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 5.3 -0.1 338

Syracuse, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.8 -0.1 338

Trenton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.3 -0.1 338

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.2 0.0 346

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 6.6 0.0 346

Dover-Durham, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA

2.4 2.4 0.0 346

Ithaca, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.3 0.0 346

Manchester, NH Metropolitan NECTA

2.6 2.6 0.0 346

Missoula, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 3.0 0.0 346

Provo-Orem, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.8 2.8 0.0 346

St. George, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 3.2 0.0 346

Utica-Rome, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.8 0.0 346

Worcester, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA

3.7 3.7 0.0 346

Barnstable Town, MA Metropolitan NECTA

3.2 3.3 0.1 356

Great Falls, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 3.4 0.1 356

Leominster-Gardner, MA Metropolitan NECTA

3.9 4.0 0.1 356

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.6 0.1 356

Ogden-Clearfield, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 3.2 0.1 356

Salt Lake City, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.9 3.0 0.1 356

Springfield, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA

4.1 4.2 0.1 356

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH Metropolitan NECTA

3.1 3.3 0.2 363

Jackson, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.6 0.2 363

New Bedford, MA Metropolitan NECTA

4.9 5.1 0.2 363

Portsmouth, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA

2.3 2.5 0.2 363

Ann Arbor, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.9 0.3 367

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 3.6 0.3 367

Kalamazoo-Portage, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 4.3 0.3 367

Midland, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 4.4 0.3 367

Toledo, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 5.2 0.3 367

Battle Creek, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.8 0.4 372

Bay City, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 5.0 0.4 372

Cleveland-Elyria, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 5.7 0.4 372

Dover, DE Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 5.1 0.4 372

Muskegon, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 5.3 0.4 372

Pittsfield, MA Metropolitan NECTA

3.7 4.1 0.4 372

Bowling Green, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 4.2 0.5 378

Fairbanks, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 5.8 0.5 378

Rapid City, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 3.2 0.5 378

Saginaw, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 5.1 0.5 378

Sioux Falls, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.1 2.6 0.5 378

Anchorage, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 6.3 0.6 383

Flint, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 5.6 0.6 383

Lansing-East Lansing, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 4.3 0.6 383

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.2 8.1 0.9 386

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

6.2 7.1 0.9 386

Monroe, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 5.5 1.3 388

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: November 1, 2017