Unemployment Rate Over-the-Year Change in Metropolitan Areas


Unemployment Rate Over-the-Year Change in Metropolitan Areas
Annual Average Rankings
20102011
RankMetropolitan AreaRateRateChange
  United States 9.6 8.9 -0.7
1 Muskegon-Norton Shores, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 13.5 10.3 -3.2
2 Flint, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 13.8 10.9 -2.9
3 Holland-Grand Haven, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.2 8.4 -2.8
4 Jackson, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.7 10.0 -2.7
4 Monroe, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.5 9.8 -2.7
6 Rockford, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 15.4 12.8 -2.6
7 Elkhart-Goshen, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 13.4 11.0 -2.4
8 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 13.9 11.6 -2.3
8 Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.8 8.5 -2.3
8 Saginaw-Saginaw Township North, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.1 9.8 -2.3
11 Niles-Benton Harbor, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.3 10.1 -2.2
12 Battle Creek, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.4 9.3 -2.1
12 Bay City, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.9 9.8 -2.1
14 Canton-Massillon, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.3 9.3 -2.0
14 Odessa, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.8 5.8 -2.0
16 Columbus, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.3 7.4 -1.9
16 Danville, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.4 10.5 -1.9
16 Danville, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.8 9.9 -1.9
16 Kalamazoo-Portage, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.8 8.9 -1.9
16 Kokomo, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.1 10.2 -1.9
16 Steubenville-Weirton, OH-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.9 11.0 -1.9
16 Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.3 9.4 -1.9
23 St. George, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.5 8.7 -1.8
24 Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.7 11.0 -1.7
24 Janesville, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.2 9.5 -1.7
24 Lansing-East Lansing, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.0 8.3 -1.7
24 Peoria, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.4 8.7 -1.7
28 Bend, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area 14.3 12.7 -1.6
28 Michigan City-La Porte, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.8 10.2 -1.6
28 Sandusky, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.4 8.8 -1.6
28 Toledo, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.1 9.5 -1.6
32 Akron, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.9 8.4 -1.5
32 Anderson, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.3 9.8 -1.5
32 Dayton, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.7 9.2 -1.5
32 Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 13.8 12.3 -1.5
32 Palm Coast, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 15.1 13.6 -1.5
32 South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.3 9.8 -1.5
32 Springfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.4 8.9 -1.5
39 Ann Arbor, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.1 6.7 -1.4
39 Decatur, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.9 10.5 -1.4
39 Eugene-Springfield, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.1 9.7 -1.4
39 Fort Wayne, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.3 8.9 -1.4
39 Mansfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.7 10.3 -1.4
39 Naples-Marco Island, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.6 10.2 -1.4
39 North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.0 10.6 -1.4
39 Punta Gorda, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.0 10.6 -1.4
39 Wausau, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.0 7.6 -1.4
48 Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.4 7.1 -1.3
48 Burlington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.6 10.3 -1.3
48 Farmington, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.1 7.8 -1.3
48 Kankakee-Bradley, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 13.3 12.0 -1.3
48 Ocala, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 13.5 12.2 -1.3
48 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.6 9.3 -1.3
48 Provo-Orem, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.0 6.7 -1.3
48 Salt Lake City, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 6.6 -1.3
56 Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.7 7.5 -1.2
56 Fond du Lac, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.4 7.2 -1.2
56 Lafayette, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.0 7.8 -1.2
56 Lima, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.8 9.6 -1.2
56 Muncie, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.2 10.0 -1.2
56 Ogden-Clearfield, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.0 6.8 -1.2
56 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.2 10.0 -1.2
56 Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.9 10.7 -1.2
56 Williamsport, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.8 7.6 -1.2
65 Casper, WY Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 6.1 -1.1
65 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.8 10.7 -1.1
65 Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.7 8.6 -1.1
65 Decatur, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.6 8.5 -1.1
65 Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.6 8.5 -1.1
65 New Bedford, MA Metropolitan NECTA 11.8 10.7 -1.1
65 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.3 10.2 -1.1
65 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.7 8.6 -1.1
65 Port St. Lucie, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 13.2 12.1 -1.1
65 Prescott, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.9 9.8 -1.1
65 Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 13.6 12.5 -1.1
65 Sheboygan, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.9 7.8 -1.1
65 Tulsa, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 6.6 -1.1
65 Wheeling, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.5 8.4 -1.1
65 Worcester, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA 8.9 7.8 -1.1
65 Yuma, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 26.1 25.0 -1.1
81 Anderson, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.3 10.3 -1.0
81 Appleton, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.8 6.8 -1.0
81 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.9 7.9 -1.0
81 Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.5 7.5 -1.0
81 Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.6 10.6 -1.0
81 Erie, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.1 8.1 -1.0
81 Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.1 9.1 -1.0
81 Jacksonville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.9 9.9 -1.0
81 Longview, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 13.0 12.0 -1.0
81 Mankato-North Mankato, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 5.3 -1.0
81 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.3 10.3 -1.0
81 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 6.3 -1.0
81 Oklahoma City, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 5.5 -1.0
81 Owensboro, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.1 8.1 -1.0
81 Racine, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.1 9.1 -1.0
81 Spartanburg, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.4 10.4 -1.0
81 St. Cloud, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 6.5 -1.0
81 St. Joseph, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.2 7.2 -1.0
81 St. Louis, MO-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area1 9.8 8.8 -1.0
81 Tucson, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.4 8.4 -1.0
101 Bakersfield-Delano, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 15.9 15.0 -0.9
101 Birmingham-Hoover, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.6 7.7 -0.9
101 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH Metropolitan NECTA 7.5 6.6 -0.9
101 Bowling Green, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.4 8.5 -0.9
101 Evansville, IN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.5 7.6 -0.9
101 Kansas City, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.9 8.0 -0.9
101 Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.9 11.0 -0.9
101 Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner, MA Metropolitan NECTA 10.7 9.8 -0.9
101 Logan, UT-ID Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 4.9 -0.9
101 Manchester, NH Metropolitan NECTA 6.3 5.4 -0.9
101 Midland, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 4.4 -0.9
101 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.9 8.0 -0.9
101 Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.2 8.3 -0.9
101 Redding, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 15.8 14.9 -0.9
101 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.3 9.4 -0.9
101 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.6 8.7 -0.9
101 Sioux City, IA-NE-SD Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 5.9 -0.9
118 Anniston-Oxford, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.4 8.6 -0.8
118 Barnstable Town, MA Metropolitan NECTA 8.7 7.9 -0.8
118 Burlington-South Burlington, VT Metropolitan NECTA 5.3 4.5 -0.8
118 Dubuque, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 5.4 -0.8
118 Duluth, MN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.1 7.3 -0.8
118 Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.8 8.0 -0.8
118 Gainesville, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.1 8.3 -0.8
118 Grand Junction, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.7 9.9 -0.8
118 Greensboro-High Point, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.4 10.6 -0.8
118 Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.1 8.3 -0.8
118 Lewiston-Auburn, ME Metropolitan NECTA 8.5 7.7 -0.8
118 Medford, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.6 11.8 -0.8
118 Morristown, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.8 11.0 -0.8
118 Pittsfield, MA Metropolitan NECTA 8.2 7.4 -0.8
118 Richmond, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 7.1 -0.8
118 Roanoke, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 6.8 -0.8
118 Springfield, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA 9.2 8.4 -0.8
118 Springfield, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.5 7.7 -0.8
118 Terre Haute, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.1 10.3 -0.8
118 Wichita Falls, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 6.9 -0.8
118 Wichita, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.7 7.9 -0.8
118 Winchester, VA-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 6.9 -0.8
118 York-Hanover, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.6 7.8 -0.8
141 Baltimore-Towson, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.3 7.6 -0.7
141 Bangor, ME Metropolitan NECTA 8.1 7.4 -0.7
141 Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.2 8.5 -0.7
141 Cheyenne, WY Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 6.9 -0.7
141 Corvallis, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 6.7 -0.7
141 Danbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA 7.8 7.1 -0.7
141 Elmira, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.6 7.9 -0.7
141 Gadsden, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.2 8.5 -0.7
141 Greeley, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.2 9.5 -0.7
141 Green Bay, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.8 7.1 -0.7
141 Indianapolis-Carmel, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.0 8.3 -0.7
141 Laredo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.9 8.2 -0.7
141 Longview, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 6.8 -0.7
141 Madison, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 5.3 -0.7
141 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.8 8.1 -0.7
141 Oshkosh-Neenah, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 6.7 -0.7
141 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.9 10.2 -0.7
141 Reading, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.9 8.2 -0.7
141 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 14.3 13.6 -0.7
141 Rochester, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 5.5 -0.7
141 Rochester-Dover, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA 6.3 5.6 -0.7
141 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.5 9.8 -0.7
141 Victoria, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 6.8 -0.7
141 Waterbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA 12.4 11.7 -0.7
165 Altoona, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 7.0 -0.6
165 Anchorage, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 6.7 -0.6
165 Asheville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.9 8.3 -0.6
165 Auburn-Opelika, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.8 7.2 -0.6
165 Bloomington-Normal, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.8 7.2 -0.6
165 Boise City-Nampa, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.0 8.4 -0.6
165 Boulder, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 6.3 -0.6
165 Champaign-Urbana, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.1 8.5 -0.6
165 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.4 9.8 -0.6
165 Eau Claire, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 6.7 -0.6
165 Fort Collins-Loveland, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 6.9 -0.6
165 Harrisonburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 6.4 -0.6
165 Jackson, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.2 9.6 -0.6
165 Johnson City, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.2 8.6 -0.6
165 Joplin, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.3 7.7 -0.6
165 La Crosse, WI-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 6.0 -0.6
165 Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.2 11.6 -0.6
165 Lynchburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.0 7.4 -0.6
165 Napa, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.7 9.1 -0.6
165 Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.5 11.9 -0.6
165 Salem, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.7 10.1 -0.6
165 Sioux Falls, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.1 4.5 -0.6
165 Spokane, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.9 9.3 -0.6
165 Sumter, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.0 11.4 -0.6
165 Tuscaloosa, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.7 8.1 -0.6
165 Yuba City, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 19.3 18.7 -0.6
191 Albany, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.7 10.2 -0.5
191 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.2 8.7 -0.5
191 Bellingham, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.0 8.5 -0.5
191 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.5 8.0 -0.5
191 Charlottesville, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 5.5 -0.5
191 Columbia, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 5.9 -0.5
191 Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 7.4 -0.5
191 Cumberland, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.8 8.3 -0.5
191 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.1 8.6 -0.5
191 Dothan, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.3 7.8 -0.5
191 Elizabethtown, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.4 8.9 -0.5
191 Flagstaff, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.7 9.2 -0.5
191 Jefferson City, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 6.8 -0.5
191 Johnstown, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.2 8.7 -0.5
191 Knoxville, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.0 7.5 -0.5
191 Lancaster, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 6.9 -0.5
191 Las Vegas-Paradise, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area 14.1 13.6 -0.5
191 Lebanon, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 6.6 -0.5
191 Lexington-Fayette, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.4 7.9 -0.5
191 Louisville-Jefferson County, KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.1 9.6 -0.5
191 Madera-Chowchilla, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 15.5 15.0 -0.5
191 Merced, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 18.7 18.2 -0.5
191 Modesto, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 17.2 16.7 -0.5
191 Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.7 10.2 -0.5
191 Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.1 11.6 -0.5
191 Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.0 9.5 -0.5
191 Pittsburgh, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.8 7.3 -0.5
191 Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, ME Metropolitan NECTA 6.8 6.3 -0.5
191 Portsmouth, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA 5.4 4.9 -0.5
191 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, RI-MA Metropolitan NECTA 11.7 11.2 -0.5
191 Rapid City, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 4.8 -0.5
191 Rochester, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.2 7.7 -0.5
191 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.6 10.1 -0.5
191 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.0 9.5 -0.5
191 Springfield, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.1 7.6 -0.5
191 State College, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 5.7 -0.5
191 Stockton, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 17.3 16.8 -0.5
191 Vallejo-Fairfield, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.0 11.5 -0.5
191 Winston-Salem, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.2 9.7 -0.5
230 Ames, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.8 4.4 -0.4
230 Bismarck, ND Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.7 3.3 -0.4
230 Charleston, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 7.1 -0.4
230 Chattanooga, TN-GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.8 8.4 -0.4
230 Coeur d'Alene, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.3 9.9 -0.4
230 Columbia, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.3 8.9 -0.4
230 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.2 7.8 -0.4
230 Dover, DE Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.1 7.7 -0.4
230 Florence, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.8 11.4 -0.4
230 Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 7.3 -0.4
230 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT Metropolitan NECTA 9.4 9.0 -0.4
230 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.5 8.1 -0.4
230 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.8 11.4 -0.4
230 Missoula, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 6.3 -0.4
230 Mobile, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.9 9.5 -0.4
230 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.0 8.6 -0.4
230 Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.2 10.8 -0.4
230 Raleigh-Cary, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.8 8.4 -0.4
230 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.5 9.1 -0.4
230 Santa Fe, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 6.1 -0.4
230 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 7.1 -0.4
230 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 6.1 -0.4
230 Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 5.6 -0.4
230 Wenatchee-East Wenatchee, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.8 8.4 -0.4
254 Albuquerque, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.3 8.0 -0.3
254 Athens-Clarke County, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 7.2 -0.3
254 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.1 9.8 -0.3
254 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 6.8 -0.3
254 Billings, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 4.9 -0.3
254 Binghamton, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.8 8.5 -0.3
254 Bloomington, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 7.6 -0.3
254 Bremerton-Silverdale, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.2 7.9 -0.3
254 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT Metropolitan NECTA 8.6 8.3 -0.3
254 Cedar Rapids, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 5.9 -0.3
254 Cleveland, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.6 9.3 -0.3
254 Colorado Springs, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.8 9.5 -0.3
254 Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 5.9 -0.3
254 Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.1 7.8 -0.3
254 Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 6.2 -0.3
254 Fresno, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 16.7 16.4 -0.3
254 Gainesville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.0 7.7 -0.3
254 Glens Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.2 7.9 -0.3
254 Greenville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.4 10.1 -0.3
254 Hanford-Corcoran, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 16.5 16.2 -0.3
254 Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.4 8.1 -0.3
254 Lafayette, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 5.7 -0.3
254 Lake Charles, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 6.7 -0.3
254 Lawrence, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 5.8 -0.3
254 Macon, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.4 10.1 -0.3
254 New Haven, CT Metropolitan NECTA 9.6 9.3 -0.3
254 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.9 8.6 -0.3
254 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.1 7.8 -0.3
254 Reno-Sparks, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area 13.1 12.8 -0.3
254 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.7 12.4 -0.3
254 Shreveport-Bossier City, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 6.6 -0.3
254 Syracuse, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.6 8.3 -0.3
286 Abilene, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 6.3 -0.2
286 Amarillo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 5.4 -0.2
286 Cape Girardeau-Jackson, MO-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 7.7 -0.2
286 Carson City, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area 13.0 12.8 -0.2
286 Chico, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 13.8 13.6 -0.2
286 Clarksville, TN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.1 9.9 -0.2
286 Fairbanks, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 6.7 -0.2
286 Fargo, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.1 3.9 -0.2
286 Honolulu, HI Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.7 5.5 -0.2
286 Iowa City, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.5 4.3 -0.2
286 Lewiston, ID-WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 7.5 -0.2
286 Lincoln, NE Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.2 4.0 -0.2
286 Monroe, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.8 7.6 -0.2
286 Montgomery, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.8 8.6 -0.2
286 Norwich-New London, CT-RI Metropolitan NECTA 9.0 8.8 -0.2
286 Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 5.0 -0.2
286 Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.1 9.9 -0.2
286 Salinas, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.7 12.5 -0.2
286 Salisbury, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.8 9.6 -0.2
286 Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.5 9.3 -0.2
286 Topeka, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 6.9 -0.2
286 Trenton-Ewing, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 7.7 -0.2
286 Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area 13.6 13.4 -0.2
286 Visalia-Porterville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 17.0 16.8 -0.2
310 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 7.3 -0.1
310 Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.1 9.0 -0.1
310 Baton Rouge, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 7.3 -0.1
310 College Station-Bryan, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 6.5 -0.1
310 Columbus, GA-AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.4 9.3 -0.1
310 Corpus Christi, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.1 8.0 -0.1
310 El Centro, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 29.0 28.9 -0.1
310 Goldsboro, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.3 9.2 -0.1
310 Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 5.3 -0.1
310 Huntsville, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 7.2 -0.1
310 Ithaca, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 5.8 -0.1
310 Jackson, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.5 8.4 -0.1
310 Jonesboro, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 7.5 -0.1
310 Las Cruces, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.8 7.7 -0.1
310 Manhattan, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 5.7 -0.1
310 Morgantown, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.7 5.6 -0.1
310 Olympia, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.4 8.3 -0.1
310 Pocatello, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.0 7.9 -0.1
310 Rocky Mount, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 13.8 13.7 -0.1
310 San Angelo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 6.3 -0.1
310 Sherman-Denison, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.4 8.3 -0.1
310 Tyler, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 7.8 -0.1
310 Wilmington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.5 10.4 -0.1
333 Alexandria, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 7.0 0.0
333 Dalton, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.4 12.4 0.0
333 Kingston, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.3 8.3 0.0
333 Lawton, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 6.5 0.0
333 Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 7.0 0.0
333 Lubbock, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 6.3 0.0
333 McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.1 12.1 0.0
333 Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.1 10.1 0.0
333 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 7.2 0.0
333 Pueblo, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.5 10.5 0.0
333 Savannah, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.0 9.0 0.0
333 Texarkana, TX-Texarkana, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 7.5 0.0
345 Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.7 10.8 0.1
345 Idaho Falls, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 6.8 0.1
345 Rome, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.7 10.8 0.1
345 San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 7.5 0.1
345 Tallahassee, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.3 8.4 0.1
345 Valdosta, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.1 9.2 0.1
345 Warner Robins, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 7.8 0.1
345 Yakima, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.1 10.2 0.1
353 Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.7 12.9 0.2
353 Grand Forks, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.4 4.6 0.2
353 Great Falls, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 5.8 0.2
353 Hot Springs, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.1 8.3 0.2
353 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.8 8.0 0.2
353 Utica-Rome, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.1 8.3 0.2
353 Waco, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 7.4 0.2
360 Fort Smith, AR-OK Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.1 8.4 0.3
360 Hinesville-Fort Stewart, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.9 9.2 0.3
360 Jacksonville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.5 8.8 0.3
363 Brunswick, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.3 10.7 0.4
363 Fayetteville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.5 9.9 0.4
365 Brownsville-Harlingen, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.3 11.8 0.5
365 Gulfport-Biloxi, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.3 9.8 0.5
365 Hattiesburg, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.0 9.5 0.5
365 Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 8.2 0.5
365 Ocean City, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.2 12.7 0.5
365 Pine Bluff, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.6 10.1 0.5
371 El Paso, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.8 10.4 0.6
372 Pascagoula, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.9 11.5 1.6

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. Areas in the six New England states are Metropolitan New England City and Town Areas (NECTAs), while areas in other states are county-based.

 

Last Modified Date: April 18, 2014