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

United States

4.4 3.9 -0.5  

El Centro, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

22.8 19.8 -3.0 1

Odessa, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 3.4 -2.5 2

Mobile, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.7 4.3 -2.4 3

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 4.0 -2.3 4

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 3.8 -2.3 4

Yakima, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.1 5.8 -2.3 4

Birmingham-Hoover, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 3.2 -2.1 7

Decatur, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 3.4 -2.1 7

Gadsden, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 3.6 -2.1 7

Tuscaloosa, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 3.4 -2.1 7

Farmington, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.4 6.4 -2.0 11

Hanford-Corcoran, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.5 7.5 -2.0 11

Bakersfield, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.3 7.4 -1.9 13

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 3.3 -1.9 13

Dothan, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 3.7 -1.9 13

Madera, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.9 7.0 -1.9 13

Montgomery, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 3.5 -1.9 13

Huntsville, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 3.1 -1.8 18

Lafayette, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 4.5 -1.8 18

Longview, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 4.2 -1.8 18

The Villages, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.0 5.2 -1.8 18

Visalia-Porterville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

10.7 8.9 -1.8 18

Auburn-Opelika, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 3.1 -1.7 23

Houma-Thibodaux, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 4.4 -1.7 23

Fresno, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.2 7.6 -1.6 25

Johnson City, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 3.7 -1.6 25

Merced, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.4 7.8 -1.6 25

Modesto, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.8 6.2 -1.6 25

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 4.8 -1.6 25

Longview, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.9 5.4 -1.5 30

Redding, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 4.8 -1.5 30

Homosassa Springs, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.7 5.3 -1.4 32

Kennewick-Richland, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 5.2 -1.4 32

Knoxville, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.1 -1.4 32

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.6 6.2 -1.4 32

Midland, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 2.6 -1.4 32

Morristown, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 3.6 -1.4 32

Ocala, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 4.4 -1.4 32

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 4.5 -1.4 32

Sebring, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 5.1 -1.4 32

Stockton-Lodi, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.6 6.2 -1.4 32

Yuba City, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.5 7.1 -1.4 32

Chattanooga, TN-GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 3.5 -1.3 43

Duluth, MN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 3.7 -1.3 43

Hammond, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 4.6 -1.3 43

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

5.0 3.7 -1.3 43

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 4.3 -1.3 43

Monroe, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 4.3 -1.3 43

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.1 -1.3 43

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 4.6 -1.3 43

Victoria, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.1 -1.3 43

Wenatchee, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 4.6 -1.3 43

Athens-Clarke County, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.1 -1.2 53

Bellingham, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.3 -1.2 53

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.0 5.8 -1.2 53

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

5.2 4.0 -1.2 53

Flagstaff, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.3 -1.2 53

Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 3.9 -1.2 53

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 3.8 -1.2 53

Punta Gorda, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.0 -1.2 53

Racine, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.3 -1.2 53

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

4.9 3.7 -1.2 53

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 3.9 -1.2 53

Yuma, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

16.8 15.6 -1.2 53

Alexandria, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 4.6 -1.1 65

Casper, WY Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 5.1 -1.1 65

Cleveland, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.2 -1.1 65

Jackson, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 3.7 -1.1 65

Jacksonville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 3.6 -1.1 65

Janesville-Beloit, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 2.9 -1.1 65

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.0 -1.1 65

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

3.7 2.6 -1.1 65

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.4 -1.1 65

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 3.9 -1.1 65

Panama City, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 3.8 -1.1 65

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 3.7 -1.1 65

Peoria, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 4.8 -1.1 65

San Angelo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.1 -1.1 65

Baton Rouge, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 3.7 -1.0 79

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.5 -1.0 79

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 3.7 -1.0 79

Chico, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 4.8 -1.0 79

Clarksville, TN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.1 -1.0 79

Columbus, GA-AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.1 -1.0 79

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

4.1 3.1 -1.0 79

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 3.7 -1.0 79

Erie, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 4.9 -1.0 79

Johnstown, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 5.0 -1.0 79

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 2.1 -1.0 79

Laredo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.4 -1.0 79

Napa, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.3 -1.0 79

Olympia-Tumwater, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.4 -1.0 79

Port St. Lucie, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.3 -1.0 79

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.3 -1.0 79

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

3.9 2.9 -1.0 79

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 3.8 -1.0 79

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 4.7 -1.0 79

Tallahassee, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 3.6 -1.0 79

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

4.6 3.6 -1.0 79

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.6 -0.9 100

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

4.8 3.9 -0.9 100

Enid, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.1 -0.9 100

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

5.2 4.3 -0.9 100

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 2.3 -0.9 100

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 3.9 -0.9 100

New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.0 -0.9 100

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.5 -0.9 100

Rockford, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 5.1 -0.9 100

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 2.6 -0.9 100

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

3.6 2.7 -0.9 100

Santa Rosa, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 2.8 -0.9 100

Tulsa, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 3.9 -0.9 100

Tyler, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.5 -0.9 100

Walla Walla, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.2 -0.9 100

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 2.9 -0.9 100

Wichita Falls, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.3 -0.9 100

Brunswick, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.4 -0.8 117

El Paso, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.0 -0.8 117

Goldsboro, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.1 -0.8 117

Green Bay, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 2.6 -0.8 117

Kankakee, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.0 -0.8 117

Lake Charles, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.4 -0.8 117

Michigan City-La Porte, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.2 -0.8 117

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

3.2 2.4 -0.8 117

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 2.5 -0.8 117

Pittsburgh, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.3 -0.8 117

Rome, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.7 -0.8 117

Sheboygan, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 2.4 -0.8 117

Urban Honolulu, HI Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 1.9 -0.8 117

Wausau, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 2.4 -0.8 117

Albany, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.3 -0.7 131

Bloomington, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 3.9 -0.7 131

Carbondale-Marion, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.5 -0.7 131

Coeur d'Alene, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.8 -0.7 131

College Station-Bryan, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 2.7 -0.7 131

Corpus Christi, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 5.3 -0.7 131

Danville, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.7 6.0 -0.7 131

Decatur, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.0 5.3 -0.7 131

Eau Claire, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 2.5 -0.7 131

Evansville, IN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.1 -0.7 131

Fond du Lac, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.3 -0.7 131

Gainesville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.5 -0.7 131

Grants Pass, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 5.0 -0.7 131

Hattiesburg, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.8 -0.7 131

Hinesville, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.8 -0.7 131

Joplin, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 2.9 -0.7 131

Killeen-Temple, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.6 -0.7 131

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.1 -0.7 131

Lewiston-Auburn, ME Metropolitan NECTA

3.4 2.7 -0.7 131

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

4.5 3.8 -0.7 131

Madison, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.8 2.1 -0.7 131

Medford, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.2 -0.7 131

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

4.8 4.1 -0.7 131

Oklahoma City, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.3 -0.7 131

St. Cloud, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 2.6 -0.7 131

Salinas, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 5.8 -0.7 131

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.0 -0.7 131

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.4 -0.7 131

Savannah, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.1 -0.7 131

Valdosta, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.2 -0.7 131

Warner Robins, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.5 -0.7 131

Williamsport, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 4.9 -0.7 131

Abilene, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.2 -0.6 163

Albany, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.2 -0.6 163

Altoona, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.2 -0.6 163

Appleton, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 2.5 -0.6 163

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.2 -0.6 163

Bangor, ME Metropolitan NECTA

3.5 2.9 -0.6 163

Boise City, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.0 -0.6 163

Elkhart-Goshen, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 2.5 -0.6 163

Fayetteville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 5.7 -0.6 163

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.7 -0.6 163

Kokomo, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.4 -0.6 163

Lewiston, ID-WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.1 -0.6 163

Macon-Bibb County, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.9 -0.6 163

Manhattan, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 2.6 -0.6 163

Mankato-North Mankato, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.5 1.9 -0.6 163

Portland-South Portland, ME Metropolitan NECTA

3.0 2.4 -0.6 163

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

4.2 3.6 -0.6 163

Rochester, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.8 2.2 -0.6 163

Salem, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.9 -0.6 163

Sherman-Denison, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.1 -0.6 163

Springfield, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 2.7 -0.6 163

Springfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.2 -0.6 163

Wheeling, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 5.1 -0.6 163

Wichita, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.7 -0.6 163

Albuquerque, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 5.4 -0.5 187

Amarillo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 2.6 -0.5 187

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.5 -0.5 187

Austin-Round Rock, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 2.7 -0.5 187

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.4 -0.5 187

Champaign-Urbana, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.2 -0.5 187

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

5.2 4.7 -0.5 187

Columbus, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.5 -0.5 187

Corvallis, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 2.8 -0.5 187

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.2 -0.5 187

Dalton, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.3 -0.5 187

Eugene, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.1 -0.5 187

Fort Wayne, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.1 -0.5 187

Gainesville, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.6 -0.5 187

Grand Junction, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.7 -0.5 187

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.2 -0.5 187

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.1 -0.5 187

Kansas City, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.2 -0.5 187

Lawrence, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 2.8 -0.5 187

Lima, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.2 -0.5 187

Lubbock, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 2.7 -0.5 187

New Bern, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.8 -0.5 187

Reading, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.0 -0.5 187

St. Joseph, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 2.9 -0.5 187

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

5.3 4.8 -0.5 187

Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.9 -0.5 187

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 2.8 -0.5 187

Topeka, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.2 -0.5 187

Asheville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.6 -0.4 215

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.9 6.5 -0.4 215

Bend-Redmond, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.0 -0.4 215

Canton-Massillon, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.6 -0.4 215

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

4.6 4.2 -0.4 215

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.8 2.4 -0.4 215

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.9 -0.4 215

Gettysburg, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.1 -0.4 215

Grand Island, NE Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.9 2.5 -0.4 215

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.6 -0.4 215

Hot Springs, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.6 -0.4 215

Idaho Falls, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 2.7 -0.4 215

Jackson, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.9 -0.4 215

Jefferson City, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.6 -0.4 215

Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.1 -0.4 215

Lancaster, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.3 -0.4 215

Las Cruces, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.7 6.3 -0.4 215

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.9 2.5 -0.4 215

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.7 -0.4 215

Pocatello, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.0 -0.4 215

Prescott, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.0 -0.4 215

Rocky Mount, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.9 6.5 -0.4 215

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

3.8 3.4 -0.4 215

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.7 -0.4 215

Springfield, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.0 -0.4 215

Terre Haute, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.1 -0.4 215

Texarkana, TX-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.0 -0.4 215

Tucson, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.0 -0.4 215

Waco, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.5 -0.4 215

Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 6.1 -0.4 215

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

4.7 4.4 -0.3 245

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.8 -0.3 245

Bloomington, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.6 -0.3 245

Burlington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.2 -0.3 245

Carson City, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 5.0 -0.3 245

Columbia, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.6 2.3 -0.3 245

Dubuque, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 2.4 -0.3 245

East Stroudsburg, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 5.4 -0.3 245

Greensboro-High Point, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.7 -0.3 245

Greenville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.9 -0.3 245

Jacksonville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 5.2 -0.3 245

Lawton, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.1 -0.3 245

Lincoln, NE Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.4 2.1 -0.3 245

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

5.3 5.0 -0.3 245

Raleigh, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.9 -0.3 245

State College, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.2 -0.3 245

Wilmington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.3 -0.3 245

Winston-Salem, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.3 -0.3 245

York-Hanover, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.8 -0.3 245

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

5.7 5.4 -0.3 245

Akron, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.4 -0.2 265

Ames, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

1.7 1.5 -0.2 265

Beckley, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.9 -0.2 265

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.2 -0.2 265

Burlington-South Burlington, VT Metropolitan NECTA

2.4 2.2 -0.2 265

Cedar Rapids, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 2.9 -0.2 265

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.7 -0.2 265

Cleveland-Elyria, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.6 -0.2 265

Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.5 -0.2 265

Dayton, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.1 -0.2 265

Fort Smith, AR-OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.9 -0.2 265

Grand Forks, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.4 2.2 -0.2 265

Lebanon, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.8 -0.2 265

Logan, UT-ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.4 2.2 -0.2 265

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.5 -0.2 265

Mansfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.9 -0.2 265

Muncie, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.3 -0.2 265

Reno, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.0 -0.2 265

Santa Fe, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.9 -0.2 265

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.1 -0.2 265

Staunton-Waynesboro, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.4 -0.2 265

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

4.3 4.1 -0.2 265

Bismarck, ND Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.5 2.4 -0.1 287

Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.3 -0.1 287

Dover-Durham, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA

2.3 2.2 -0.1 287

Fargo, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.1 2.0 -0.1 287

Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.5 -0.1 287

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

5.2 5.1 -0.1 287

Iowa City, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.1 2.0 -0.1 287

Jonesboro, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.9 2.8 -0.1 287

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 5.1 -0.1 287

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

3.1 3.0 -0.1 287

Manchester, NH Metropolitan NECTA

2.5 2.4 -0.1 287

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

4.5 4.4 -0.1 287

Portsmouth, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA

2.4 2.3 -0.1 287

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA Metropolitan NECTA

4.3 4.2 -0.1 287

Richmond, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.8 -0.1 287

Roanoke, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.6 -0.1 287

Toledo, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.4 -0.1 287

Winchester, VA-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 3.2 -0.1 287

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 4.1 0.0 305

Charlottesville, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 3.2 0.0 305

Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.9 0.0 305

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

2.5 2.5 0.0 305

Florence, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.5 0.0 305

Greeley, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.6 2.6 0.0 305

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.9 0.0 305

Harrisonburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.5 0.0 305

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

3.8 3.8 0.0 305

Lynchburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.2 0.0 305

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

4.3 4.3 0.0 305

Pine Bluff, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.5 0.0 305

St. George, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.8 2.8 0.0 305

Salisbury, MD-DE Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 5.6 0.0 305

Spartanburg, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.8 0.0 305

Sumter, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.9 0.0 305

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

3.6 3.6 0.0 305

Bowling Green, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.5 0.1 322

Charleston, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 5.1 0.1 322

Cheyenne, WY Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.6 0.1 322

Lexington-Fayette, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 3.2 0.1 322

Missoula, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.5 0.1 322

Owensboro, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 4.0 0.1 322

Provo-Orem, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.3 2.4 0.1 322

Salt Lake City, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.5 2.6 0.1 322

Ann Arbor, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.9 3.1 0.2 330

Colorado Springs, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 3.3 0.2 330

Columbia, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 4.0 0.2 330

Cumberland, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 5.2 0.2 330

Danbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA

3.1 3.3 0.2 330

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.6 2.8 0.2 330

Jackson, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 4.1 0.2 330

Midland, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 4.1 0.2 330

Morgantown, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.7 0.2 330

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

4.1 4.3 0.2 330

Ogden-Clearfield, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 2.9 0.2 330

Pueblo, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.4 0.2 330

Bay City, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.5 0.3 342

Billings, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 3.5 0.3 342

California-Lexington Park, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.9 0.3 342

Dover, DE Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 4.3 0.3 342

Elmira, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 5.5 0.3 342

Fort Collins, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.2 2.5 0.3 342

Glens Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 5.2 0.3 342

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.9 3.2 0.3 342

Kalamazoo-Portage, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.9 0.3 342

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 5.3 0.3 342

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.9 7.3 0.4 352

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH Metropolitan NECTA

2.6 3.0 0.4 352

Boulder, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.1 2.5 0.4 352

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT Metropolitan NECTA

3.9 4.3 0.4 352

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 5.3 0.4 352

Great Falls, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.9 0.4 352

Kingston, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 4.5 0.4 352

Monroe, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.9 0.4 352

New Haven, CT Metropolitan NECTA

3.9 4.3 0.4 352

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 4.5 0.4 352

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 4.3 0.5 362

Binghamton, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 5.4 0.5 362

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT Metropolitan NECTA

3.9 4.4 0.5 362

Ithaca, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 4.3 0.5 362

Lansing-East Lansing, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 3.7 0.5 362

Muskegon, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.9 0.5 362

Saginaw, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.7 0.5 362

Springfield, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA

3.4 3.9 0.5 362

Syracuse, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 5.1 0.5 362

Waterbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA

4.9 5.4 0.5 362

Watertown-Fort Drum, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 6.8 0.5 362

Worcester, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA

3.0 3.5 0.5 362

Anchorage, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 6.3 0.6 374

Barnstable Town, MA Metropolitan NECTA

3.4 4.0 0.6 374

Battle Creek, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 4.4 0.6 374

Leominster-Gardner, MA Metropolitan NECTA

3.2 3.8 0.6 374

Rapid City, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 3.6 0.6 374

Rochester, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 5.1 0.6 374

Sioux Falls, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.3 2.9 0.6 374

Utica-Rome, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 5.3 0.6 374

Fairbanks, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 6.3 0.7 382

Flint, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 5.1 0.7 382

Pittsfield, MA Metropolitan NECTA

3.3 4.0 0.7 382

Trenton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 4.2 0.7 382

New Bedford, MA Metropolitan NECTA

4.0 4.9 0.9 386

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 7.1 1.0 387

Ocean City, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

10.7 12.1 1.4 388

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: January 4, 2018