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 10.2 -3.3
2 Flint, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 13.9 11.0 -2.9
2 Holland-Grand Haven, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.3 8.4 -2.9
4 Jackson, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.8 10.0 -2.8
5 Monroe, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.5 9.8 -2.7
5 Rockford, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 15.4 12.7 -2.7
7 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 13.9 11.6 -2.3
7 Elkhart-Goshen, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 13.5 11.2 -2.3
7 Niles-Benton Harbor, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.5 10.2 -2.3
7 Saginaw-Saginaw Township North, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.9 9.6 -2.3
11 Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.5 8.3 -2.2
12 Battle Creek, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.1 9.0 -2.1
12 Bay City, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.8 9.7 -2.1
14 Canton-Massillon, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.3 9.3 -2.0
14 Danville, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.8 9.8 -2.0
14 Odessa, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.8 5.8 -2.0
14 Steubenville-Weirton, OH-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 13.1 11.1 -2.0
14 Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.4 9.4 -2.0
19 Danville, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.3 10.4 -1.9
19 Kalamazoo-Portage, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.8 8.9 -1.9
21 Columbus, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.3 7.5 -1.8
21 Kokomo, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.2 10.4 -1.8
23 Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.6 10.9 -1.7
23 Janesville, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.2 9.5 -1.7
23 Lansing-East Lansing, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.0 8.3 -1.7
23 St. George, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.5 8.8 -1.7
27 Bend, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area 14.2 12.6 -1.6
27 Palm Coast, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 15.1 13.5 -1.6
27 Peoria, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.3 8.7 -1.6
27 Sandusky, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.4 8.8 -1.6
27 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 11.4 9.9 -1.5
32 Ann Arbor, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.1 6.6 -1.5
32 Dayton, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.7 9.2 -1.5
32 Decatur, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.9 10.4 -1.5
32 Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 13.8 12.3 -1.5
32 Mansfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.8 10.3 -1.5
32 Michigan City-La Porte, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.9 10.4 -1.5
32 Ocala, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 13.5 12.0 -1.5
32 Punta Gorda, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.0 10.5 -1.5
32 Springfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.4 8.9 -1.5
43 Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.4 7.0 -1.4
43 Eugene-Springfield, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.0 9.6 -1.4
43 Fort Wayne, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.4 9.0 -1.4
43 Naples-Marco Island, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.6 10.2 -1.4
43 North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.0 10.6 -1.4
43 South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.3 9.9 -1.4
43 Wausau, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.0 7.6 -1.4
50 Burlington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.6 10.3 -1.3
50 Lafayette, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.1 7.8 -1.3
50 Provo-Orem, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.0 6.7 -1.3
53 Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.7 7.5 -1.2
53 Farmington, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.0 7.8 -1.2
53 Fond du Lac, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.4 7.2 -1.2
53 Kankakee-Bradley, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 13.2 12.0 -1.2
53 Lima, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.8 9.6 -1.2
53 Muncie, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.3 10.1 -1.2
53 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.7 8.5 -1.2
53 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.5 9.3 -1.2
53 Prescott, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.9 9.7 -1.2
53 Salt Lake City, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 6.7 -1.2
53 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.2 10.0 -1.2
53 Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 13.6 12.4 -1.2
53 Sheboygan, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.9 7.7 -1.2
53 Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.8 10.6 -1.2
53 Williamsport, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.7 7.5 -1.2
68 Casper, WY Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 6.1 -1.1
68 Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.6 10.5 -1.1
68 Erie, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.1 8.0 -1.1
68 Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.7 8.6 -1.1
68 New Bedford, MA Metropolitan NECTA 11.9 10.8 -1.1
68 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.3 10.2 -1.1
68 Owensboro, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.2 8.1 -1.1
68 Port St. Lucie, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 13.1 12.0 -1.1
68 Tucson, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.4 8.3 -1.1
68 Tulsa, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 6.6 -1.1
68 Wheeling, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.6 8.5 -1.1
68 Worcester, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA 8.9 7.8 -1.1
80 Anderson, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.4 10.4 -1.0
80 Appleton, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.8 6.8 -1.0
80 Bakersfield-Delano, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 15.9 14.9 -1.0
80 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH Metropolitan NECTA 7.6 6.6 -1.0
80 Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.6 8.6 -1.0
80 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.9 7.9 -1.0
80 Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.5 7.5 -1.0
80 Decatur, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.7 8.7 -1.0
80 Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.9 8.9 -1.0
80 Jacksonville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.9 9.9 -1.0
80 Longview, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 13.0 12.0 -1.0
80 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.2 10.2 -1.0
80 Midland, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 4.4 -1.0
80 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 6.3 -1.0
80 Ogden-Clearfield, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.0 7.0 -1.0
80 Racine, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.1 9.1 -1.0
80 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.7 8.7 -1.0
80 Spartanburg, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.5 10.5 -1.0
80 St. Cloud, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 6.5 -1.0
80 St. Joseph, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.2 7.2 -1.0
80 St. Louis, MO-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area1 9.8 8.8 -1.0
101 Birmingham-Hoover, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.8 7.9 -0.9
101 Bowling Green, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.4 8.5 -0.9
101 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.7 10.8 -0.9
101 Grand Junction, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.8 9.9 -0.9
101 Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.0 8.1 -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 Manchester, NH Metropolitan NECTA 6.3 5.4 -0.9
101 Mankato-North Mankato, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 5.4 -0.9
101 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.9 8.0 -0.9
101 Oklahoma City, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 5.5 -0.9
101 Pittsfield, MA Metropolitan NECTA 8.3 7.4 -0.9
101 Redding, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 15.8 14.9 -0.9
101 Richmond, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.0 7.1 -0.9
101 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.3 9.4 -0.9
101 Sioux City, IA-NE-SD Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 5.9 -0.9
101 Wichita, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.8 7.9 -0.9
101 Winchester, VA-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 6.7 -0.9
119 Barnstable Town, MA Metropolitan NECTA 8.7 7.9 -0.8
119 Burlington-South Burlington, VT Metropolitan NECTA 5.3 4.5 -0.8
119 Dubuque, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 5.4 -0.8
119 Evansville, IN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.5 7.7 -0.8
119 Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.0 8.2 -0.8
119 Kansas City, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.8 8.0 -0.8
119 Lynchburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.1 7.3 -0.8
119 Medford, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.6 11.8 -0.8
119 Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.2 8.4 -0.8
119 Roanoke, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 6.8 -0.8
119 Springfield, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.5 7.7 -0.8
119 York-Hanover, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.6 7.8 -0.8
131 Anniston-Oxford, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.5 8.8 -0.7
131 Champaign-Urbana, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.1 8.4 -0.7
131 Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.3 8.6 -0.7
131 Cheyenne, WY Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 6.9 -0.7
131 Corvallis, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 6.7 -0.7
131 Danbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA 7.8 7.1 -0.7
131 Duluth, MN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.1 7.4 -0.7
131 Gainesville, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.1 8.4 -0.7
131 Greeley, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.2 9.5 -0.7
131 Green Bay, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.8 7.1 -0.7
131 Greensboro-High Point, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.4 10.7 -0.7
131 Harrisonburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 6.3 -0.7
131 Indianapolis-Carmel, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.1 8.4 -0.7
131 Jackson, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.2 9.5 -0.7
131 Johnson City, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.1 8.4 -0.7
131 Joplin, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.3 7.6 -0.7
131 Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.2 11.5 -0.7
131 Laredo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.9 8.2 -0.7
131 Las Vegas-Paradise, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area 14.2 13.5 -0.7
131 Lewiston-Auburn, ME Metropolitan NECTA 8.5 7.8 -0.7
131 Longview, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 6.8 -0.7
131 Morristown, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.7 11.0 -0.7
131 Oshkosh-Neenah, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 6.7 -0.7
131 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.8 10.1 -0.7
131 Reading, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.9 8.2 -0.7
131 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 14.3 13.6 -0.7
131 Rochester, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 5.5 -0.7
131 Rochester-Dover, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA 6.3 5.6 -0.7
131 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.5 9.8 -0.7
131 Springfield, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA 9.2 8.5 -0.7
131 Terre Haute, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.1 10.4 -0.7
131 Tuscaloosa, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.9 8.2 -0.7
131 Victoria, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 6.8 -0.7
131 Waterbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA 12.4 11.7 -0.7
131 Wichita Falls, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 7.0 -0.7
166 Altoona, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 6.9 -0.6
166 Anchorage, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 6.7 -0.6
166 Baltimore-Towson, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.3 7.7 -0.6
166 Bangor, ME Metropolitan NECTA 8.1 7.5 -0.6
166 Bellingham, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.0 8.4 -0.6
166 Boise City-Nampa, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.0 8.4 -0.6
166 Boulder, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 6.4 -0.6
166 Charlottesville, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 5.4 -0.6
166 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.4 9.8 -0.6
166 Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 7.3 -0.6
166 Elmira, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.6 8.0 -0.6
166 Fort Collins-Loveland, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 6.9 -0.6
166 Gadsden, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.3 8.7 -0.6
166 Johnstown, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.2 8.6 -0.6
166 Knoxville, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.0 7.4 -0.6
166 La Crosse, WI-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 6.0 -0.6
166 Lancaster, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 6.8 -0.6
166 Logan, UT-ID Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.7 5.1 -0.6
166 Madison, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 5.4 -0.6
166 Modesto, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 17.3 16.7 -0.6
166 Napa, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.7 9.1 -0.6
166 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.7 8.1 -0.6
166 Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.0 9.4 -0.6
166 Pittsburgh, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.8 7.2 -0.6
166 Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, ME Metropolitan NECTA 6.8 6.2 -0.6
166 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, RI-MA Metropolitan NECTA 11.7 11.1 -0.6
166 Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.5 11.9 -0.6
166 Salem, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.7 10.1 -0.6
166 Spokane, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.9 9.3 -0.6
166 Sumter, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.1 11.5 -0.6
166 Yuba City, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 19.4 18.8 -0.6
197 Albany, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.8 10.3 -0.5
197 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.2 8.7 -0.5
197 Auburn-Opelika, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 7.4 -0.5
197 Bloomington-Normal, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 7.2 -0.5
197 Coeur d'Alene, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.3 9.8 -0.5
197 Columbia, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 5.9 -0.5
197 Cumberland, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.9 8.4 -0.5
197 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.1 8.6 -0.5
197 Eau Claire, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 6.8 -0.5
197 Elizabethtown, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.4 8.9 -0.5
197 Flagstaff, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.7 9.2 -0.5
197 Jefferson City, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 6.8 -0.5
197 Lebanon, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 6.6 -0.5
197 Lexington-Fayette, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.4 7.9 -0.5
197 Louisville-Jefferson County, KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.2 9.7 -0.5
197 Madera-Chowchilla, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 15.6 15.1 -0.5
197 Merced, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 18.8 18.3 -0.5
197 Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.7 10.2 -0.5
197 Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.2 11.7 -0.5
197 Portsmouth, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA 5.4 4.9 -0.5
197 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.5 10.0 -0.5
197 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.9 9.4 -0.5
197 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.4 8.9 -0.5
197 Santa Fe, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 6.0 -0.5
197 Sioux Falls, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.1 4.6 -0.5
197 Springfield, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.1 7.6 -0.5
197 Stockton, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 17.3 16.8 -0.5
197 Vallejo-Fairfield, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.0 11.5 -0.5
197 Wenatchee-East Wenatchee, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.8 8.3 -0.5
226 Albuquerque, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.3 7.9 -0.4
226 Asheville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.8 8.4 -0.4
226 Bismarck, ND Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.8 3.4 -0.4
226 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.5 8.1 -0.4
226 Cape Girardeau-Jackson, MO-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.0 7.6 -0.4
226 Chattanooga, TN-GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.8 8.4 -0.4
226 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.2 7.8 -0.4
226 Dothan, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.4 8.0 -0.4
226 Dover, DE Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.2 7.8 -0.4
226 Florence, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.9 11.5 -0.4
226 Fresno, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 16.9 16.5 -0.4
226 Gainesville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.0 7.6 -0.4
226 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT Metropolitan NECTA 9.4 9.0 -0.4
226 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.5 8.1 -0.4
226 Lafayette, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 5.7 -0.4
226 Lake Charles, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 6.7 -0.4
226 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.8 11.4 -0.4
226 Missoula, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 6.3 -0.4
226 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.0 8.6 -0.4
226 Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.1 10.7 -0.4
226 Rapid City, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 4.9 -0.4
226 Reno-Sparks, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area 13.1 12.7 -0.4
226 Rochester, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.2 7.8 -0.4
226 State College, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 5.7 -0.4
226 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 7.1 -0.4
226 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 6.0 -0.4
226 Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 5.6 -0.4
253 Ames, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.8 4.5 -0.3
253 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.1 9.8 -0.3
253 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 6.8 -0.3
253 Binghamton, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.8 8.5 -0.3
253 Bloomington, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.0 7.7 -0.3
253 Bremerton-Silverdale, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.2 7.9 -0.3
253 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT Metropolitan NECTA 8.6 8.3 -0.3
253 Carson City, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area 13.1 12.8 -0.3
253 Cedar Rapids, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 5.9 -0.3
253 Charleston, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 7.2 -0.3
253 Chico, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 13.9 13.6 -0.3
253 Cleveland, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.6 9.3 -0.3
253 Colorado Springs, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.8 9.5 -0.3
253 Columbia, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.3 9.0 -0.3
253 Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 5.9 -0.3
253 Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.1 7.8 -0.3
253 Hanford-Corcoran, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 16.5 16.2 -0.3
253 Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 7.3 -0.3
253 Lawrence, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 5.8 -0.3
253 Lewiston, ID-WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 7.4 -0.3
253 Mobile, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.0 9.7 -0.3
253 New Haven, CT Metropolitan NECTA 9.6 9.3 -0.3
253 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.9 8.6 -0.3
253 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.1 7.8 -0.3
253 Raleigh-Cary, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.8 8.5 -0.3
253 Salisbury, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.8 9.5 -0.3
253 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.6 12.3 -0.3
253 Syracuse, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.7 8.4 -0.3
253 Topeka, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 6.9 -0.3
253 Winston-Salem, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.1 9.8 -0.3
283 Abilene, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 6.3 -0.2
283 Amarillo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 5.4 -0.2
283 Athens-Clarke County, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 7.3 -0.2
283 Billings, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 5.0 -0.2
283 Clarksville, TN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.1 9.9 -0.2
283 El Centro, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 29.9 29.7 -0.2
283 Fairbanks, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 6.7 -0.2
283 Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 6.2 -0.2
283 Glens Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.2 8.0 -0.2
283 Greenville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.4 10.2 -0.2
283 Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.4 8.2 -0.2
283 Iowa City, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.5 4.3 -0.2
283 Lincoln, NE Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.2 4.0 -0.2
283 Macon, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.4 10.2 -0.2
283 Norwich-New London, CT-RI Metropolitan NECTA 9.0 8.8 -0.2
283 Olympia, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.5 8.3 -0.2
283 Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 5.0 -0.2
283 Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.0 9.8 -0.2
283 Pocatello, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.0 7.8 -0.2
283 Salinas, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.7 12.5 -0.2
283 Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.5 9.3 -0.2
283 Shreveport-Bossier City, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 6.7 -0.2
283 Trenton-Ewing, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 7.7 -0.2
283 Visalia-Porterville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 16.9 16.7 -0.2
307 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 7.3 -0.1
307 Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.2 9.1 -0.1
307 College Station-Bryan, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 6.5 -0.1
307 Columbus, GA-AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.5 9.4 -0.1
307 Corpus Christi, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.1 8.0 -0.1
307 Fargo, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.1 4.0 -0.1
307 Goldsboro, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.3 9.2 -0.1
307 Honolulu, HI Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.7 5.6 -0.1
307 Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 5.3 -0.1
307 Ithaca, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 5.9 -0.1
307 Jackson, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.4 8.3 -0.1
307 Las Cruces, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 7.6 -0.1
307 Lawton, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 6.4 -0.1
307 Lubbock, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 6.3 -0.1
307 Manhattan, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 5.7 -0.1
307 Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.1 10.0 -0.1
307 Monroe, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.8 7.7 -0.1
307 Montgomery, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.9 8.8 -0.1
307 Morgantown, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 5.7 -0.1
307 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 7.2 -0.1
307 San Angelo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 6.3 -0.1
307 Savannah, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.1 9.0 -0.1
307 Sherman-Denison, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.4 8.3 -0.1
307 Tyler, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 7.8 -0.1
307 Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area 13.6 13.5 -0.1
332 Baton Rouge, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 7.4 0.0
332 Dalton, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.5 12.5 0.0
332 Huntsville, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 7.4 0.0
332 Jonesboro, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 7.5 0.0
332 Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 7.0 0.0
332 McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.1 12.1 0.0
332 Pueblo, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.5 10.5 0.0
332 Rocky Mount, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 13.8 13.8 0.0
332 Tallahassee, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.3 8.3 0.0
332 Texarkana, TX-Texarkana, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 7.4 0.0
332 Wilmington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.5 10.5 0.0
343 Alexandria, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 7.1 0.1
343 Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.7 10.8 0.1
343 Fort Smith, AR-OK Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.2 8.3 0.1
343 Idaho Falls, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 6.8 0.1
343 Kingston, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.2 8.3 0.1
343 Rome, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.7 10.8 0.1
343 San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 7.5 0.1
343 Warner Robins, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.8 7.9 0.1
343 Yakima, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.1 10.2 0.1
352 Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.7 12.9 0.2
352 Great Falls, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 5.8 0.2
352 Hinesville-Fort Stewart, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.0 9.2 0.2
352 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.8 8.0 0.2
352 Valdosta, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.1 9.3 0.2
352 Waco, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 7.4 0.2
358 Grand Forks, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.4 4.7 0.3
358 Hot Springs, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.0 8.3 0.3
358 Utica-Rome, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.1 8.4 0.3
361 Brunswick, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.3 10.7 0.4
361 Jacksonville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.4 8.8 0.4
361 Ocean City, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.2 12.6 0.4
361 Pine Bluff, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.6 10.0 0.4
365 Brownsville-Harlingen, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.3 11.8 0.5
365 Fayetteville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.5 10.0 0.5
365 Gulfport-Biloxi, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.2 9.7 0.5
365 Hattiesburg, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.9 9.4 0.5
365 Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 8.2 0.5
370 El Paso, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.8 10.4 0.6
370 Yuma, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 26.2 26.8 0.6
372 Pascagoula, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.8 11.4 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: February 28, 2014