Charts of occupations with the highest location quotient in each area, May 2013


Occupations with the highest location quotient in Virgin Islands, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Commercial Divers

37.13

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

13.02

Transportation Security Screeners

12.27

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

9.79

Baggage Porters and Bellhops

7.89

Concierges

6.88

Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks

6.80

Budget Analysts

5.67

Tour Guides and Escorts

5.47

First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers

4.97
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Puerto Rico, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Radio Operators

27.71

Special Education Teachers, All Other

13.47

Pharmacy Aides

9.22

Bailiffs

8.85

Word Processors and Typists

8.05

Plant and System Operators, All Other

5.44

Sewing Machine Operators

5.39

Farm and Home Management Advisors

5.39

Highway Maintenance Workers

5.09

Couriers and Messengers

4.95
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Guam, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers

22.16

Telephone Operators

16.85

Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers

10.87

Tour Guides and Escorts

10.18

Baggage Porters and Bellhops

9.75

Concierges

9.35

Transportation Security Screeners

9.15

Chief Executives

6.75

Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks

6.36

Helpers--Electricians

5.26
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Wyoming, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Extraction Workers, All Other

29.16

Wellhead Pumpers

24.75

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

23.38

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

19.23

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

18.62

Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters

18.11

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

16.39

Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators

15.16

Gas Plant Operators

13.96

Choreographers

13.82
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Wisconsin, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Animal Breeders

10.02

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

6.26

Rail Transportation Workers, All Other

4.37

Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic

4.29

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.28

Pourers and Casters, Metal

3.62

Animal Scientists

3.53

Log Graders and Scalers

3.51

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

3.30

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

3.29
Occupations with the highest location quotient in West Virginia, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Mine Shuttle Car Operators

76.87

Roof Bolters, Mining

69.68

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

23.04

Loading Machine Operators, Underground Mining

17.50

Helpers--Extraction Workers

14.57

Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators

14.12

Wellhead Pumpers

12.28

Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators

11.87

Log Graders and Scalers

9.72

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

8.15
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Washington, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers

15.68

Aerospace Engineers

5.33

Logging Workers, All Other

4.90

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

4.56

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

4.46

Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors

4.44

Tapers

4.01

Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians

3.98

Marine Engineers and Naval Architects

3.85

Software Developers, Applications

3.79
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Virginia, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Mathematical Science Occupations, All Other

8.07

Legal Support Workers, All Other

7.15

Mathematicians

5.64

Ship Engineers

5.31

Agricultural Engineers

5.06

Nuclear Engineers

5.00

Information Security Analysts

4.84

Marine Engineers and Naval Architects

4.73

Political Scientists

4.72

Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other

3.71
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Vermont, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Model Makers, Wood

20.16

Furniture Finishers

9.44

Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders

6.63

Floor Sanders and Finishers

6.62

Choreographers

6.13

Bicycle Repairers

5.50

Highway Maintenance Workers

4.76

Community Health Workers

4.65

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

4.17

Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary

4.16
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Utah, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators

8.36

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

7.17

Home Economics Teachers, Postsecondary

5.38

Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists

4.73

Forest and Conservation Technicians

4.69

Geographers

4.33

Medical Appliance Technicians

4.31

Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

3.66

Judicial Law Clerks

3.50

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

3.44
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Texas, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Petroleum Engineers

6.84

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

5.63

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

5.39

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

5.38

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

5.04

Wind Turbine Service Technicians

4.98

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

4.55

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

4.11

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

3.84

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

3.67
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Tennessee, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Patternmakers, Wood

5.08

Nuclear Technicians

4.94

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

4.65

Traffic Technicians

4.43

Nurse Anesthetists

3.53

Nuclear Engineers

3.13

Musicians and Singers

3.12

Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other

3.07

Woodworkers, All Other

3.01

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

2.89
Occupations with the highest location quotient in South Dakota, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Workers

20.30

Animal Scientists

10.20

Correspondence Clerks

9.61

Soil and Plant Scientists

9.53

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

9.44

Geographers

8.94

Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers

8.28

Residential Advisors

7.87

Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products

7.86

Choreographers

7.81
Occupations with the highest location quotient in South Carolina, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Tire Builders

11.80

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

10.61

Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers

8.05

Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

7.66

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

5.94

Logging Equipment Operators

4.44

Chemical Plant and System Operators

4.16

Orderlies

3.62

Fabric Menders, Except Garment

3.52

Nuclear Engineers

3.30
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Rhode Island, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

7.68

Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers

7.05

Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary

6.57

Life Scientists, All Other

6.28

Embalmers

5.00

Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary

4.48

Computer and Information Research Scientists

4.37

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

3.63

Dancers

3.46

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

3.30
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Pennsylvania, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators

4.66

Survey Researchers

3.97

Nuclear Technicians

3.15

Hoist and Winch Operators

3.01

Rock Splitters, Quarry

2.94

Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons

2.92

Medical Appliance Technicians

2.91

Patternmakers, Wood

2.66

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors

2.66

Judicial Law Clerks

2.57
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Oregon, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Workers, All Other

40.15

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

17.07

Semiconductor Processors

9.44

Log Graders and Scalers

8.74

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

7.49

Religious Workers, All Other

7.37

Clergy

7.12

Forest and Conservation Technicians

6.83

Logging Equipment Operators

6.58

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

5.52
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Oklahoma, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming Managers

12.74

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

12.02

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

11.68

Gaming Cage Workers

11.60

Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists

9.38

Petroleum Engineers

9.22

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

8.66

Slot Supervisors

7.97

Wellhead Pumpers

7.20

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

7.04
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Ohio, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

3.54

Tool and Die Makers

3.43

Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.07

Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

2.97

Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons

2.85

Pourers and Casters, Metal

2.74

Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic

2.69

Dentists, All Other Specialists

2.64

Dredge Operators

2.55

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

2.52
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Dakota, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Extraction Workers, All Other

35.75

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

22.79

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

21.32

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

21.12

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

16.51

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

13.80

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

9.41

Wind Turbine Service Technicians

8.97

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

8.40

Helpers--Extraction Workers

8.03
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Carolina, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

8.88

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

6.99

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.50

Upholsterers

5.52

Model Makers, Wood

5.13

Patternmakers, Wood

5.04

Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers

4.30

Real Estate Brokers

4.30

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

4.17

Furniture Finishers

4.09
Occupations with the highest location quotient in New York, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Fashion Designers

6.34

Social Science Research Assistants

4.00

Bailiffs

3.57

Traffic Technicians

3.55

Art Directors

3.41

Special Education Teachers, Preschool

3.28

Producers and Directors

3.11

Editors

3.08

Costume Attendants

3.04

Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes

2.99
Occupations with the highest location quotient in New Mexico, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Physical Scientists, All Other

12.03

Wellhead Pumpers

11.71

Physicists

10.21

Slot Supervisors

9.59

Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators

9.28

Helpers--Extraction Workers

8.84

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

8.29

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

7.96

Anthropologists and Archeologists

7.39

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

7.13
Occupations with the highest location quotient in New Jersey, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Mathematical Science Occupations, All Other

5.03

Marriage and Family Therapists

4.98

Mathematical Technicians

4.85

Biochemists and Biophysicists

4.24

Transit and Railroad Police

4.14

Communications Equipment Operators, All Other

4.11

Shampooers

3.94

Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders

3.54

Manicurists and Pedicurists

3.28

Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants

3.22
Occupations with the highest location quotient in New Hampshire, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists

21.53

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

11.80

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

6.87

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

4.88

Material Moving Workers, All Other

4.86

Air Traffic Controllers

4.64

Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers

4.22

Cooks, Short Order

4.15

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

3.59

Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary

3.50
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Nevada, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming Supervisors

31.98

Gaming Service Workers, All Other

27.49

Gaming Dealers

26.17

Gaming Cage Workers

19.61

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

19.23

Gaming Managers

14.61

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

13.72

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

11.74

Dancers

9.64

Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other

9.42
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Nebraska, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Dredge Operators

13.99

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

10.33

Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products

7.68

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

7.52

Agricultural Equipment Operators

5.20

Soil and Plant Scientists

4.96

Rail Car Repairers

4.85

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

4.72

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

4.61

Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment

4.51
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Montana, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Loading Machine Operators, Underground Mining

21.91

Forest and Conservation Technicians

20.73

Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters

19.99

Rock Splitters, Quarry

9.37

Wellhead Pumpers

8.55

Conservation Scientists

8.14

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

7.94

Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers

7.13

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

6.88

Foresters

6.46
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Missouri, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Rock Splitters, Quarry

3.95

Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers, All Other

3.91

Psychiatric Technicians

3.71

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

3.64

Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators

3.32

Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers

3.16

Mechanical Door Repairers

3.16

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

2.92

Food Processing Workers, All Other

2.90

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

2.79
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Mississippi, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Upholsterers

16.76

Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

13.09

Slot Supervisors

10.91

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

10.65

Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic

10.39

Gaming Managers

8.86

Logging Equipment Operators

7.83

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

6.79

Gaming Cage Workers

6.36

Psychiatric Aides

6.33
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Minnesota, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Mathematical Technicians

8.92

Food Scientists and Technologists

6.78

Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers

5.23

Radio Operators

5.21

Designers, All Other

5.06

Animal Scientists

5.00

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

4.92

Life Scientists, All Other

4.71

Food Processing Workers, All Other

4.49

Industrial-Organizational Psychologists

4.33
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Michigan, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Model Makers, Metal and Plastic

6.12

Tool and Die Makers

5.62

Patternmakers, Wood

5.43

Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.00

Commercial and Industrial Designers

4.67

Mechanical Engineers

4.18

Internists, General

3.96

Occupational Therapy Aides

3.63

Industrial Engineers

3.51

Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders

3.49
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Massachusetts, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Industrial-Organizational Psychologists

8.18

Radio Operators

7.01

Biochemists and Biophysicists

5.38

Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary

4.50

Psychiatric Technicians

4.42

Life Scientists, All Other

4.20

Microbiologists

3.64

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

3.62

Occupational Therapy Aides

3.61

Biomedical Engineers

3.57
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Maryland, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Astronomers

14.53

Subway and Streetcar Operators

12.02

Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other

6.71

Statisticians

6.66

Court Reporters

6.56

Computer and Information Research Scientists

6.52

Biological Scientists, All Other

5.72

Geographers

5.49

Mathematicians

5.20

Building Cleaning Workers, All Other

4.66
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Maine, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

11.15

Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists

7.89

Log Graders and Scalers

6.81

Political Scientists

4.70

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.68

Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers, Postsecondary

4.31

Plant and System Operators, All Other

4.12

Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary

3.93

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

3.90

Fish and Game Wardens

3.81
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Louisiana, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Riggers

19.95

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

19.18

Commercial Divers

16.38

Sailors and Marine Oilers

16.15

Ship Engineers

12.06

Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other

10.69

Chemical Plant and System Operators

8.62

Pile-Driver Operators

8.28

Bridge and Lock Tenders

8.11

Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers, All Other

7.92
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Kentucky, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Roof Bolters, Mining

14.14

Mine Shuttle Car Operators

12.96

Loading Machine Operators, Underground Mining

12.41

Farm and Home Management Advisors

5.42

Rock Splitters, Quarry

4.71

Extraction Workers, All Other

4.65

Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators

4.64

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

4.49

Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.43

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

4.36
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Kansas, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Home Economics Teachers, Postsecondary

6.14

Agricultural Engineers

5.60

Agricultural Equipment Operators

5.41

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

5.32

Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers

5.12

Farm and Home Management Advisors

4.98

Aerospace Engineers

4.60

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

4.56

Wellhead Pumpers

4.31

Avionics Technicians

4.27
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Iowa, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Soil and Plant Scientists

12.81

Agricultural Engineers

12.64

Woodworkers, All Other

10.55

Agricultural Equipment Operators

8.13

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

7.81

Wind Turbine Service Technicians

6.83

Food Processing Workers, All Other

6.59

Animal Scientists

6.47

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

6.17

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

6.10
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Indiana, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Boilermakers

6.39

Nurse Midwives

5.63

Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.53

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

5.03

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

3.80

Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.77

Furniture Finishers

3.76

Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons

3.74

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

3.55

Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.50
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Illinois, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Rail Transportation Workers, All Other

5.67

Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other

4.35

Occupational Therapy Aides

3.67

Orthodontists

3.49

Mathematicians

3.29

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

3.04

Transportation Workers, All Other

2.95

Teachers and Instructors, All Other, Except Substitute Teachers

2.82

Paperhangers

2.75

Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants

2.58
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Idaho, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

15.58

Log Graders and Scalers

13.11

Fallers

11.92

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

7.24

Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders

6.57

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

6.24

Foresters

6.19

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

5.84

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

5.76

Hydrologists

5.72
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Hawaii, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Dancers

12.83

Astronomers

11.80

Tour Guides and Escorts

11.67

Anthropologists and Archeologists

8.01

Transportation Security Screeners

6.70

Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers

6.67

Baggage Porters and Bellhops

6.58

Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants

6.44

Commercial Divers

6.31

Transportation Workers, All Other

6.28
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Georgia, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

10.49

Fabric Menders, Except Garment

9.24

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School

8.94

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

7.56

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

5.76

Statistical Assistants

5.64

Mathematical Technicians

5.47

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.71

Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers

4.17

Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers

3.56
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Florida, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorboat Operators

8.30

Athletes and Sports Competitors

4.94

Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other

3.41

Special Education Teachers, All Other

3.37

Baggage Porters and Bellhops

3.34

Construction and Related Workers, All Other

3.33

Real Estate Sales Agents

2.98

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

2.90

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

2.87

Psychologists, All Other

2.59
Occupations with the highest location quotient in District of Columbia, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Political Scientists

120.46

Economists

56.51

Artists and Related Workers, All Other

31.30

Radio Operators

30.32

Historians

17.94

Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other

17.43

Social Science Research Assistants

16.02

Law Teachers, Postsecondary

15.65

Sociologists

14.67

Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary

13.86
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Delaware, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Chemists

12.70

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

8.28

Chemical Engineers

6.34

Credit Analysts

6.26

Shampooers

4.67

Materials Scientists

4.45

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

4.36

Chemical Technicians

4.07

Natural Sciences Managers

4.03

Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other

4.02
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Connecticut, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Actuaries

5.17

Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers

4.01

Watch Repairers

3.88

Fire Inspectors and Investigators

3.84

Aerospace Engineers

3.31

Insurance Underwriters

3.06

Psychiatrists

2.93

Marketing Managers

2.58

Marine Engineers and Naval Architects

2.57

Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary

2.55
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Colorado, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Atmospheric and Space Scientists

9.65

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

4.20

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

4.14

Bicycle Repairers

3.96

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

3.91

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

3.65

Hydrologists

3.62

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

3.43

Conservation Scientists

3.20

Cartographers and Photogrammetrists

3.18
Occupations with the highest location quotient in California, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

5.89

Actors

4.48

Media and Communication Workers, All Other

4.20

Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance

3.33

Solar Photovoltaic Installers

3.30

Film and Video Editors

3.28

Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other

3.16

Terrazzo Workers and Finishers

3.14

Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes

3.11

Gaming Service Workers, All Other

3.07
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Arkansas, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders

13.35

Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists

10.83

Food Processing Workers, All Other

7.71

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

6.79

Fallers

6.59

Log Graders and Scalers

5.50

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

5.00

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

4.10

Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers

4.02

Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters

4.01
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Arizona, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Mining Machine Operators, All Other

6.25

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

4.37

Agricultural Workers, All Other

4.02

Semiconductor Processors

3.64

Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

3.59

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

3.51

Forensic Science Technicians

3.48

Athletes and Sports Competitors

3.36

Solar Photovoltaic Installers

3.30

Financial Clerks, All Other

3.20
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Alaska, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Mining Machine Operators, All Other

58.18

Pile-Driver Operators

20.25

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

18.65

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

12.88

Ship Engineers

12.00

Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants

11.04

Fallers

10.76

Sailors and Marine Oilers

10.59

Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers

10.03

Air Traffic Controllers

9.10
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Alabama, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic

9.05

Roof Bolters, Mining

8.12

Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.61

Tire Builders

6.51

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

6.42

Farm and Home Management Advisors

6.25

Logging Equipment Operators

6.11

Agricultural Workers, All Other

5.32

Mine Shuttle Car Operators

4.41

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

4.41
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area 2, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Pharmacy Aides

17.84

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

9.30

Highway Maintenance Workers

7.91

Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education

7.85

Cooks, Fast Food

7.32

Teachers and Instructors, All Other, Except Substitute Teachers

5.91

Librarians

5.84

Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers

5.14

Child, Family, and School Social Workers

4.30

Construction Laborers

2.77
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area 1, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Sewing Machine Operators

36.77

Highway Maintenance Workers

14.45

Pharmacy Aides

14.07

Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education

8.44

Teachers and Instructors, All Other, Except Substitute Teachers

6.71

Child, Family, and School Social Workers

4.99

Word Processors and Typists

4.53

Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria

3.96

Construction Laborers

3.79

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education

2.88
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Wind Turbine Service Technicians

70.92

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

22.55

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

22.15

Farm and Home Management Advisors

18.69

Plant and System Operators, All Other

16.67

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

13.79

Forest and Conservation Technicians

11.91

Gas Plant Operators

10.24

Wellhead Pumpers

10.02

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

9.06
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters

89.07

Wellhead Pumpers

46.50

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

30.83

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

30.29

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

29.73

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

29.68

Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators

19.64

Extraction Workers, All Other

15.47

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

13.68

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

12.18
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

51.62

Gas Plant Operators

38.52

Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators

38.15

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

33.59

Mine Shuttle Car Operators

28.53

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

24.64

Rail Car Repairers

22.23

Choreographers

20.47

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

17.72

Wellhead Pumpers

17.59
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Wellhead Pumpers

56.87

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

22.40

Forest and Conservation Technicians

20.69

Gas Plant Operators

16.74

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

13.69

Museum Technicians and Conservators

13.38

Conservation Scientists

13.12

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

13.10

Curators

12.69

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

10.91
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

27.18

Foresters

19.47

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

17.00

Fish and Game Wardens

16.28

Logging Equipment Operators

10.99

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

8.83

Forest and Conservation Technicians

7.73

Material Moving Workers, All Other

7.44

Highway Maintenance Workers

7.28

Gaming Supervisors

6.03
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Bridge and Lock Tenders

24.92

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

9.44

Agricultural Equipment Operators

9.07

Foresters

8.34

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

7.27

Highway Maintenance Workers

6.64

Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.90

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

4.43

Food Batchmakers

4.12

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

4.08
Occupations with the highest location quotient in South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

15.23

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

13.56

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

8.51

Pourers and Casters, Metal

8.37

Legislators

7.28

Psychiatric Technicians

6.04

Food Batchmakers

5.85

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

5.78

Public Address System and Other Announcers

5.03

Gas Plant Operators

4.96
Occupations with the highest location quotient in West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Log Graders and Scalers

12.58

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

7.51

Foresters

7.01

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

6.86

Millwrights

6.80

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

6.43

Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.40

Medical Transcriptionists

5.84

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

5.63

Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers

4.79
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

21.32

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

8.98

Model Makers, Metal and Plastic

8.53

Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

7.86

Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic

7.52

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

7.52

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

7.02

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

6.83

Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.74

Food Processing Workers, All Other

6.47
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Roof Bolters, Mining

58.64

Mine Shuttle Car Operators

47.52

Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators

46.60

Wellhead Pumpers

36.40

Helpers--Extraction Workers

17.31

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

14.53

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

14.05

Fallers

11.72

Power Distributors and Dispatchers

11.43

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

11.32
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Mine Shuttle Car Operators

223.64

Roof Bolters, Mining

167.94

Loading Machine Operators, Underground Mining

56.21

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

44.21

Helpers--Extraction Workers

38.63

Log Graders and Scalers

36.97

Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators

29.57

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

18.67

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

13.55

Logging Equipment Operators

12.23
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

21.05

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

18.23

Forest and Conservation Technicians

17.26

Conservation Scientists

12.75

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

9.43

Foresters

8.76

Biological Scientists, All Other

8.20

Cooks, All Other

7.60

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

5.83

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

5.64
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Central Washington nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

67.25

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

23.65

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

18.77

Forest and Conservation Technicians

16.51

Conservation Scientists

14.35

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

12.99

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

11.39

Power Distributors and Dispatchers

10.73

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

10.29

Logging Equipment Operators

8.22
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Log Graders and Scalers

47.44

Forest and Conservation Workers

46.51

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

24.22

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

15.26

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

13.74

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

12.82

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

12.57

Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders

12.37

Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners

8.30

Conservation Scientists

7.45
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

9.34

Conservation Scientists

8.09

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

6.62

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

5.50

Urban and Regional Planners

4.81

Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors

4.64

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

4.53

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

4.42

Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders

4.31

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

4.29
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

18.40

Fallers

8.05

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

6.38

Food Processing Workers, All Other

5.96

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

4.75

Tour Guides and Escorts

4.61

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

4.57

Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors

4.12

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

4.00

Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

3.77
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeastern Virginia nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Mathematicians

261.34

Computer and Information Research Scientists

71.17

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

23.35

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

13.92

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

10.05

Agricultural Inspectors

9.02

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

8.70

Aerospace Engineers

8.69

Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

7.99

Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other

7.37
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

39.55

Logging Equipment Operators

25.58

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

19.48

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

11.97

Correctional Officers and Jailers

11.59

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

11.05

Helpers--Carpenters

9.30

Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

9.24

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

5.39

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay

5.08
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Mine Shuttle Car Operators

96.39

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

69.02

Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

15.08

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

14.53

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

11.20

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

10.91

Helpers--Extraction Workers

9.24

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

9.19

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

8.59

Psychiatric Technicians

7.44
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Stonemasons

10.10

Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders

9.24

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

8.82

Food Scientists and Technologists

8.38

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

7.27

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

6.59

Foresters

6.56

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

5.48

Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products

5.42

Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.39
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Model Makers, Wood

58.28

Highway Maintenance Workers

8.40

Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary

7.57

Coaches and Scouts

6.53

Foresters

5.44

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

5.38

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

4.91

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

4.74

Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary

4.58

Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

4.54
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Mine Shuttle Car Operators

61.30

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

55.26

Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators

52.57

Wellhead Pumpers

50.46

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

39.02

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

35.34

Loading Machine Operators, Underground Mining

33.48

Roof Bolters, Mining

29.66

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

21.74

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

20.31
Occupations with the highest location quotient in South Western Utah nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

49.61

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

12.15

Lodging Managers

10.02

Tour Guides and Escorts

7.46

Nonfarm Animal Caretakers

7.06

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

6.88

Biological Scientists, All Other

6.78

Residential Advisors

6.29

Highway Maintenance Workers

4.93

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

4.36
Occupations with the highest location quotient in West Central Utah nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

43.03

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

8.22

Legislators

7.03

Correctional Officers and Jailers

6.07

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

4.35

Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers

4.32

Highway Maintenance Workers

4.08

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

3.15

Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers

3.04

Social and Human Service Assistants

3.01
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northern Utah nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

6.70

Architectural and Civil Drafters

5.72

Legislators

4.53

Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers

3.93

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

3.91

Packers and Packagers, Hand

3.90

Mechanical Engineers

3.60

Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines

3.47

First-Line Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand

3.15

Highway Maintenance Workers

3.04
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

38.06

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

31.61

Helpers--Extraction Workers

22.76

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

20.68

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

17.12

Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers

14.60

Wellhead Pumpers

13.41

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

10.62

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

9.58

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

6.81
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

39.49

Helpers--Extraction Workers

20.33

Fish and Game Wardens

10.98

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

10.35

Wellhead Pumpers

8.09

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

7.80

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.88

Personal Care Aides

6.87

Meter Readers, Utilities

6.16

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

5.88
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Central Texas nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Rock Splitters, Quarry

20.10

Psychiatric Aides

16.93

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

12.15

Pourers and Casters, Metal

10.76

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

8.55

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

7.85

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

5.52

Power Plant Operators

5.19

Fish and Game Wardens

5.11

Civil Engineering Technicians

4.54
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Log Graders and Scalers

9.71

Psychiatric Aides

9.39

Helpers--Extraction Workers

8.93

Logging Equipment Operators

8.52

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

7.45

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

7.37

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

7.05

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

5.89

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

5.89

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

5.77
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

14.41

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

8.81

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay

8.65

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

7.38

Occupational Health and Safety Technicians

6.98

Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

6.46

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary

5.17

Helpers--Extraction Workers

4.62

Petroleum Engineers

4.04

Maintenance Workers, Machinery

3.66
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

45.37

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

33.16

Wind Turbine Service Technicians

32.00

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

30.06

Helpers--Extraction Workers

25.16

Wellhead Pumpers

24.87

Petroleum Engineers

17.68

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

15.26

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

14.57

Agricultural Equipment Operators

12.37
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

16.12

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

11.29

Tour Guides and Escorts

9.68

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

9.07

Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians

6.53

Sewing Machine Operators

5.83

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

4.93

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

4.57

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

4.48

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

4.35
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Workers, All Other

13.01

Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.22

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.07

Sewing Machine Operators

5.40

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

5.22

Team Assemblers

4.88

Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.77

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

4.76

Funeral Attendants

4.74

Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.99
Occupations with the highest location quotient in South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Model Makers, Metal and Plastic

12.27

Production Workers, All Other

9.36

Food Processing Workers, All Other

8.64

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

8.62

Logging Equipment Operators

8.47

Pipelayers

7.57

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

7.54

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

5.38

Team Assemblers

4.90

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.74
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Upholsterers

10.52

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

7.24

Agricultural Equipment Operators

7.23

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

5.66

Logging Equipment Operators

5.53

Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors

5.51

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.18

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

4.85

Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other

4.72

Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.16
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Workers

38.19

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

38.02

Gaming Cage Workers

36.71

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

26.05

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

23.13

Conservation Scientists

16.71

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

12.76

Tour Guides and Escorts

9.82

Education Administrators, All Other

9.67

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

9.30
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Workers

37.52

Animal Scientists

23.79

Soil and Plant Scientists

20.85

Choreographers

18.58

Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products

15.60

Farm and Home Management Advisors

15.46

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

15.25

Agricultural Engineers

14.75

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

13.96

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

12.60
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Central South Dakota nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Workers

36.76

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

27.71

Fish and Game Wardens

19.49

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

18.55

Soil and Plant Scientists

18.47

Emergency Management Directors

17.20

Tour Guides and Escorts

16.78

Conservation Scientists

16.78

Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products

14.39

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

12.72
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

42.21

Logging Equipment Operators

23.56

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

17.39

Food Batchmakers

15.99

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

15.28

Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders

12.93

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

11.33

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

9.83

Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

9.34

Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.71
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Agricultural Equipment Operators

19.16

Fallers

16.55

Logging Equipment Operators

12.90

Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

10.69

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

7.16

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

6.92

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

6.60

Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.47

Correctional Officers and Jailers

6.42

Legislators

6.24
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators

23.39

Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

21.57

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

17.83

Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers

15.09

Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

13.76

Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

11.80

Chemical Plant and System Operators

11.55

Logging Equipment Operators

6.58

Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders

6.55

Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.85
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

22.36

Chemical Plant and System Operators

7.51

Orderlies

6.16

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

5.17

Pest Control Workers

4.45

Real Estate Sales Agents

4.28

First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers

3.73

Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers

3.66

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

3.51

Firefighters

3.28
Occupations with the highest location quotient in New Shoreham Town, Rhode Island nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Waiters and Waitresses

5.40
Occupations with the highest location quotient in East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Furniture Finishers

9.56

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

8.82

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

8.43

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

8.15

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

7.67

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

6.24

Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.69

Highway Maintenance Workers

4.80

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors

4.72

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

4.61
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Rock Splitters, Quarry

52.02

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment

17.02

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

10.74

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

10.53

Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic

7.37

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

7.28

Plant and System Operators, All Other

7.26

Pourers and Casters, Metal

7.12

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

6.77

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

5.73
Occupations with the highest location quotient in West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators

31.80

Wellhead Pumpers

17.18

Roof Bolters, Mining

17.15

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

11.78

Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

9.95

Model Makers, Metal and Plastic

8.84

Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

8.43

Helpers--Extraction Workers

8.14

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

7.95

Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

7.94
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Mine Shuttle Car Operators

56.90

Roof Bolters, Mining

49.56

Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators

32.59

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

25.65

Loading Machine Operators, Underground Mining

20.04

Mining Machine Operators, All Other

14.64

Helpers--Extraction Workers

11.96

Gas Plant Operators

9.96

Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

9.29

Power Plant Operators

9.03
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

83.56

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

23.40

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

18.40

Logging Equipment Operators

16.84

Foresters

12.39

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

11.05

Conservation Scientists

10.26

Biological Scientists, All Other

9.62

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

9.53

Clergy

8.26
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

67.35

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

23.88

Forest and Conservation Technicians

23.82

Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders

16.00

Agricultural Workers, All Other

15.86

Power Distributors and Dispatchers

12.93

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

12.22

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

10.96

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

10.63

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

10.50
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southern Oregon & Linn County nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Workers, All Other

182.64

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

34.98

Logging Equipment Operators

24.72

Foresters

15.74

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

13.78

Furniture Finishers

12.52

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

12.46

Clergy

11.63

Forest and Conservation Technicians

11.41

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

9.91
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Workers, All Other

208.08

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

37.04

Logging Equipment Operators

34.26

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

14.24

Clergy

12.13

Foresters

12.04

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

8.44

Forest and Conservation Technicians

7.61

Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants

7.47

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

6.81
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming Cage Workers

64.04

Gaming Managers

52.17

Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters

46.13

Slot Supervisors

22.03

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

19.29

Gaming Supervisors

16.81

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

16.24

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

15.29

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

11.51

Wellhead Pumpers

9.61
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

24.61

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

24.27

Helpers--Extraction Workers

20.52

Gas Plant Operators

15.32

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

14.90

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

10.62

Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

7.84

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

7.84

Agricultural Equipment Operators

7.69

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

7.08
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

41.86

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

39.57

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

26.18

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

24.22

Wellhead Pumpers

23.78

Helpers--Extraction Workers

14.99

Slot Supervisors

14.49

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

13.55

Gaming Managers

13.45

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

11.69
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming Managers

46.95

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

36.71

Gaming Cage Workers

22.81

Slot Supervisors

15.31

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

14.45

Gaming Service Workers, All Other

12.97

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

12.73

Gaming Supervisors

10.78

Petroleum Engineers

9.05

Pourers and Casters, Metal

6.73
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Log Graders and Scalers

11.02

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

5.95

Judicial Law Clerks

5.05

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

4.83

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School

4.52

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.21

Highway Maintenance Workers

4.15

Foresters

4.07

Communications Teachers, Postsecondary

4.03

Power Plant Operators

3.71
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Wellhead Pumpers

16.23

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

16.22

Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

12.60

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

9.25

Pourers and Casters, Metal

7.07

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

5.58

Crane and Tower Operators

5.47

Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.41

Highway Maintenance Workers

5.11

Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.91
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

11.03

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

10.48

Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers

8.64

Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

7.05

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

6.24

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

6.23

Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders

6.07

Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.98

Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers

5.61

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

5.45
Occupations with the highest location quotient in West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

14.64

Pourers and Casters, Metal

12.15

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

9.72

Millwrights

8.97

Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic

7.41

Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

7.19

Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.55

Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.52

Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.44

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.39
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Far Eastern North Dakota nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders

31.97

Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

24.84

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

19.30

Agricultural Equipment Operators

18.16

Soil and Plant Scientists

16.52

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

14.53

Millwrights

11.93

Material Moving Workers, All Other

10.38

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

10.18

Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders

8.65
Occupations with the highest location quotient in East Central North Dakota, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

21.63

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

11.32

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

10.55

Soil and Plant Scientists

8.16

Conservation Scientists

8.14

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

7.72

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

7.58

Bailiffs

7.08

Radio and Television Announcers

6.94

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

6.00
Occupations with the highest location quotient in West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Wellhead Pumpers

21.18

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

17.85

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

16.68

Boilermakers

14.50

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

13.00

Power Plant Operators

12.57

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

12.33

Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders

12.08

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

11.36

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

10.25
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Extraction Workers, All Other

151.38

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

123.42

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

109.41

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

107.25

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

84.78

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

61.35

Helpers--Extraction Workers

40.97

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

10.52

Crane and Tower Operators

9.39

Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators

8.77
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Rock Splitters, Quarry

14.93

Fallers

14.68

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

14.46

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

10.03

Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

9.78

Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers

8.82

Home Economics Teachers, Postsecondary

6.86

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

5.38

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

4.94

Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

4.81
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

26.00

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

19.84

Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers

17.17

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

13.53

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

10.38

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary

8.32

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

6.72

Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters

6.28

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

6.22

Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.21
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

39.03

Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

19.22

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

10.10

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

9.71

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

9.09

Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders

8.00

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

7.07

Agricultural Inspectors

6.36

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

6.35

Logging Equipment Operators

5.94
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

14.83

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

10.93

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

10.44

Avionics Technicians

8.84

Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door

5.35

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary

5.10

Sailors and Marine Oilers

4.67

Foresters

4.58

Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders

4.31

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

4.00
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Historians

14.30

Legislators

11.24

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

10.84

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

7.57

Highway Maintenance Workers

7.13

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary

5.74

Bailiffs

5.50

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

5.38

Music Directors and Composers

5.29

Animal Control Workers

5.19
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Central New York nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Legislators

11.87

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

8.43

Animal Control Workers

8.34

Highway Maintenance Workers

7.55

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

6.12

Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

4.97

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.91

Word Processors and Typists

4.61

Social Workers, All Other

4.35

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

4.03
Occupations with the highest location quotient in East Central New York nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Legislators

15.81

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

12.37

Highway Maintenance Workers

10.42

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

10.28

Correctional Officers and Jailers

9.39

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

7.25

Residential Advisors

4.73

Social and Human Service Assistants

4.10

Word Processors and Typists

4.06

Bus Drivers, School or Special Client

3.98
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Historians

12.41

Bridge and Lock Tenders

11.07

Legislators

9.61

Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers

8.60

Fish and Game Wardens

7.56

Highway Maintenance Workers

6.99

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

6.75

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

6.65

Correctional Officers and Jailers

6.55

Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary

6.21
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Los Alamos County, New Mexico nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Nuclear Engineers

102.86

Environmental Engineers

45.54

Environmental Engineering Technicians

39.78

Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

33.27

Architectural and Engineering Managers

18.13

Architectural and Civil Drafters

7.69

Technical Writers

6.38

Architects, Except Landscape and Naval

5.89

Training and Development Specialists

4.18

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

4.09
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

55.71

Forest and Conservation Technicians

41.43

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

28.92

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

15.66

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

10.62

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

8.26

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

7.97

Biological Scientists, All Other

5.60

Maintenance Workers, Machinery

5.43

Meter Readers, Utilities

5.29
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Wellhead Pumpers

51.44

Helpers--Extraction Workers

49.27

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

40.33

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

32.24

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

28.77

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

22.91

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

12.55

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

7.90

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

7.61

Forest and Conservation Technicians

6.73
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Psychiatric Technicians

19.96

Slot Supervisors

18.29

Forest and Conservation Technicians

18.10

Education Administrators, All Other

13.74

Gaming Cage Workers

10.15

Recreational Therapists

7.34

Personal Care Aides

6.22

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

6.18

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

5.12

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

4.95
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwestern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Statistical Assistants

7.58

Actuaries

5.90

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

4.57

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

4.48

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

4.13

Procurement Clerks

3.56

Industrial Engineering Technicians

3.51

Advertising Sales Agents

3.39

Community Health Workers

3.39

Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other

3.35
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Western New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Physical Scientists, All Other

8.82

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

7.52

Mechanical Engineering Technicians

5.08

Education Administrators, Postsecondary

4.83

Highway Maintenance Workers

4.50

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

4.49

Counselors, All Other

4.21

Fundraisers

4.13

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

3.95

Business Teachers, Postsecondary

3.89
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Other New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Hydrologists

12.47

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

9.93

Material Moving Workers, All Other

6.00

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

5.31

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

4.52

Foresters

4.48

Fire Inspectors and Investigators

4.06

Financial Clerks, All Other

4.04

Highway Maintenance Workers

3.76

Counselors, All Other

3.63
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

13.67

Highway Maintenance Workers

8.25

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

7.10

Forest and Conservation Technicians

6.84

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

4.61

Library Assistants, Clerical

4.33

Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors

4.17

Lodging Managers

4.09

Cooks, Short Order

4.06

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

3.77
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

373.71

Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters

140.22

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

111.18

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

107.75

Mining Machine Operators, All Other

103.15

Helpers--Extraction Workers

60.46

Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines

33.37

Slot Supervisors

30.47

Gaming Cage Workers

28.44

Gaming Managers

22.03
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming Cage Workers

42.12

Transportation Workers, All Other

36.88

Gaming Service Workers, All Other

30.99

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

30.20

Gaming Supervisors

27.74

Slot Supervisors

23.60

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

16.47

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

16.07

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

10.29

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

9.85
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Agricultural Equipment Operators

29.01

Soil and Plant Scientists

23.94

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

23.08

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

22.95

Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products

19.23

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

12.45

Agricultural Inspectors

10.47

Legislators

9.54

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

8.52

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

7.68
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Dredge Operators

26.49

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

11.42

Agricultural Equipment Operators

10.13

Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products

9.57

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

9.48

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

8.94

Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

7.95

Legislators

7.60

Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

7.17

Desktop Publishers

6.35
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

24.27

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

20.51

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

12.71

Agricultural Equipment Operators

12.20

Soil and Plant Scientists

11.27

Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products

9.74

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

8.13

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

7.91

Agricultural Inspectors

7.42

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

7.17
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Western Nebraska nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

23.09

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

12.93

Agricultural Equipment Operators

10.97

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

9.18

Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products

9.17

Radio and Television Announcers

6.21

Conservation Scientists

6.06

Highway Maintenance Workers

5.89

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

5.84

Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers

5.03
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Western Montana nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Rock Splitters, Quarry

60.52

Forest and Conservation Technicians

49.64

Foresters

16.52

Logging Equipment Operators

12.58

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

11.50

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

8.37

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

7.37

Biological Scientists, All Other

7.36

Conservation Scientists

6.60

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

6.24
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

19.25

Conservation Scientists

10.68

Psychiatric Aides

9.97

Hydrologists

8.92

Psychiatric Technicians

7.97

Drafters, All Other

7.71

Stonemasons

6.61

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

5.87

Foresters

5.59

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

5.50
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Central Montana nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Loading Machine Operators, Underground Mining

246.11

Wellhead Pumpers

40.06

Fish and Game Wardens

19.70

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

16.73

Conservation Scientists

16.14

Forest and Conservation Technicians

16.10

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

15.38

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

9.50

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

8.97

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

7.81
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Eastern Montana nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Wellhead Pumpers

56.18

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

25.10

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

23.40

Gas Plant Operators

21.01

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

14.52

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

11.15

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

10.99

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

9.66

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

7.87

Legislators

6.66
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Costume Attendants

11.12

Actors

7.12

Musicians and Singers

6.39

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists

5.47

Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other

5.33

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

4.84

Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers

4.65

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

4.59

Travel Agents

4.37

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

3.95
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Rock Splitters, Quarry

24.33

Agricultural Equipment Operators

17.19

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

8.98

Food Processing Workers, All Other

8.40

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

5.89

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

5.73

Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.73

Highway Maintenance Workers

4.98

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers

4.60

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

4.43
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Missouri nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

9.82

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

7.90

Highway Maintenance Workers

7.81

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

7.23

Conservation Scientists

6.96

Music Directors and Composers

6.52

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

6.10

Agricultural Equipment Operators

4.60

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

4.47

Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria

4.45
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

5.81

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.35

Food Batchmakers

3.80

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary

3.68

Highway Maintenance Workers

3.55

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

3.47

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

3.27

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

3.25

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

3.08

Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary

3.02
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

35.07

Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists

32.32

Gaming Managers

13.86

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

10.95

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

10.49

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

9.31

Sailors and Marine Oilers

8.98

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

8.81

Cooks, All Other

7.85

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

7.63
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

37.42

Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists

30.63

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

24.57

Logging Equipment Operators

19.73

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

16.73

Psychiatric Aides

14.70

Agricultural Inspectors

9.65

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

9.51

Millwrights

8.84

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

8.13
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists

23.18

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

12.44

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

9.26

Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

7.00

Soil and Plant Scientists

6.73

Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors

6.50

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

5.54

Meter Readers, Utilities

5.31

Legislators

5.20

Logging Equipment Operators

5.00
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Upholsterers

81.86

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

25.91

Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists

21.11

Farm and Home Management Advisors

18.85

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

14.18

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

13.49

Sewing Machine Operators

12.43

Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers

12.30

Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers

11.33

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

11.24
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

25.58

Food Processing Workers, All Other

12.25

Model Makers, Metal and Plastic

11.11

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

9.21

Plant and System Operators, All Other

7.00

Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.29

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.26

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

4.72

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

4.22

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

3.93
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

49.22

Wind Turbine Service Technicians

38.73

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

21.07

Agricultural Equipment Operators

8.17

Food Processing Workers, All Other

7.03

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

6.64

Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.02

Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.00

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

4.76

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

4.65
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Log Graders and Scalers

29.93

Foresters

27.16

Logging Equipment Operators

15.43

Woodworkers, All Other

12.71

Forest and Conservation Technicians

10.54

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

9.88

Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders

7.71

Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers

6.35

Rehabilitation Counselors

5.69

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

5.68
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

19.56

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

12.18

Hoist and Winch Operators

10.65

Gaming Cage Workers

10.64

Slot Supervisors

7.45

Foresters

7.06

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

7.04

Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers, All Other

6.84

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.35

Food Processing Workers, All Other

5.32
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

11.00

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

7.98

Craft Artists

7.15

Tool and Die Makers

6.21

Chemical Plant and System Operators

5.75

Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.58

Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.38

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.30

Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.14

Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers, All Other

4.76
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders

15.82

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

7.54

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.87

Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.40

Court Reporters

3.96

Gaming Dealers

3.94

Logging Equipment Operators

3.83

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

3.79

Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate

3.48

Tool and Die Makers

3.23
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

11.35

Gas Plant Operators

7.50

Legislators

7.45

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

7.12

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

6.05

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

5.61

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

5.02

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

4.30

Forest and Conservation Technicians

4.26

Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.81
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Bridge and Lock Tenders

28.09

Logging Equipment Operators

23.31

Log Graders and Scalers

16.00

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

15.20

Foresters

11.74

Gaming Cage Workers

10.86

Slot Supervisors

10.69

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

8.61

Gaming Supervisors

8.35

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

6.88
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Physics Teachers, Postsecondary

39.18

Education Administrators, Postsecondary

16.12

Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary

14.67

Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary

14.33

Education Administrators, All Other

11.43

Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary

11.10

Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary

10.44

Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary

9.73

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary

8.69

Tool and Die Makers

7.54
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

14.27

History Teachers, Postsecondary

7.64

Healthcare Social Workers

6.82

Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary

5.92

Health Educators

5.70

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary

5.29

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

5.15

Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary

4.38

Firefighters

4.28

Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate

4.22
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Massage Therapists

7.34

Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop

5.30

First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers

5.07

Chefs and Head Cooks

5.05

Highway Maintenance Workers

4.62

Library Technicians

4.09

Social and Human Service Assistants

4.08

Social and Community Service Managers

3.85

Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers

3.77

Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers

3.72
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Lodging Managers

12.38

First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers

9.04

Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors

7.34

Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers

7.18

Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

6.51

Helpers--Electricians

5.22

Library Technicians

4.82

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

4.74

Postal Service Clerks

4.38

Carpenters

4.27
Occupations with the highest location quotient in St. Mary's County, Maryland nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Aerospace Engineers

37.08

Computer and Information Research Scientists

30.18

Logisticians

27.51

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

22.88

Engineers, All Other

17.85

Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other

15.24

Operations Research Analysts

13.10

Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians

11.98

Financial Specialists, All Other

11.47

Information Security Analysts

9.62
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Garrett County, Maryland nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

89.32

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

13.22

Real Estate Sales Agents

5.62

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

3.90

Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics

3.40

Painters, Construction and Maintenance

3.00

Construction Laborers

2.69

Parts Salespersons

2.62

Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria

2.55

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

2.52
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Upper Eastern Shore nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Food Processing Workers, All Other

25.73

Court Reporters

9.80

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

9.55

Education Administrators, All Other

9.03

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

8.34

Agricultural Inspectors

7.43

Judicial Law Clerks

5.98

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

5.24

Legislators

5.09

Residential Advisors

5.04
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

11.09

Log Graders and Scalers

9.65

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

9.11

Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.51

Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders

6.14

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment

5.25

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

4.75

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

4.74

Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary

4.69

Furniture Finishers

4.58
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

49.86

Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists

35.78

Log Graders and Scalers

24.20

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

10.46

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

9.78

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

8.06

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

8.03

Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

7.71

Foresters

6.13

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

5.55
Occupations with the highest location quotient in New Iberia nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Riggers

44.45

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

35.13

Sailors and Marine Oilers

29.27

Ship Engineers

28.66

Bridge and Lock Tenders

20.41

Special Education Teachers, Preschool

16.93

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

16.85

Commercial Divers

16.19

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

15.55

Crane and Tower Operators

13.24
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators

11.40

Special Education Teachers, Preschool

10.39

Logging Equipment Operators

9.09

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

7.10

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.67

Special Education Teachers, All Other

6.30

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

6.27

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

5.82

Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other

5.54

Funeral Attendants

5.37
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Log Graders and Scalers

25.49

Logging Equipment Operators

19.09

Embalmers

11.99

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

10.30

Special Education Teachers, Preschool

8.76

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

7.19

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

6.53

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

6.33

Correctional Officers and Jailers

5.23

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

3.90
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Hammond nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Production Workers, All Other

11.47

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

8.42

Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators

6.10

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

4.79

Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks

4.31

Personal Care Aides

4.25

Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks

3.86

Food Preparation Workers

3.52

Cooks, Short Order

3.28

Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other

3.26
Occupations with the highest location quotient in East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Loading Machine Operators, Underground Mining

155.89

Roof Bolters, Mining

123.59

Mine Shuttle Car Operators

102.97

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

43.73

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

20.17

Helpers--Extraction Workers

11.78

Wellhead Pumpers

11.65

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

9.56

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

8.20

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

7.51
Occupations with the highest location quotient in West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters

18.30

Budget Analysts

9.81

Woodworkers, All Other

7.62

Epidemiologists

7.40

Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders

6.59

Stonemasons

6.40

Power Plant Operators

5.87

Cartographers and Photogrammetrists

5.51

Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

5.43

Environmental Engineering Technicians

5.11
Occupations with the highest location quotient in South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

10.85

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

10.16

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

8.65

Bailiffs

8.54

Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.65

Sewing Machine Operators

6.31

Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

5.91

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.37

Helpers--Production Workers

5.21

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

4.83
Occupations with the highest location quotient in West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Mine Shuttle Car Operators

73.15

Roof Bolters, Mining

60.66

Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators

34.12

Ship Engineers

24.76

Sailors and Marine Oilers

22.10

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

20.94

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

11.25

Plant and System Operators, All Other

10.51

Helpers--Extraction Workers

10.25

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

8.88
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Kansas nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

15.32

Agricultural Equipment Operators

13.09

Wellhead Pumpers

10.83

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

10.57

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

9.02

Farm and Home Management Advisors

8.80

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

8.07

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

7.17

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

7.09

Agricultural Engineers

6.77
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Production Workers, All Other

11.69

Agricultural Equipment Operators

10.64

Food Processing Workers, All Other

10.31

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

8.81

Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

8.13

Religious Workers, All Other

6.90

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

6.40

Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.22

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

5.98

Food Batchmakers

5.84
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Agricultural Equipment Operators

19.81

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

16.19

Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

11.60

Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

8.40

Soil and Plant Scientists

7.19

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

6.20

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

6.12

Funeral Attendants

5.90

Highway Maintenance Workers

4.54

Forest and Conservation Technicians

4.21
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Wind Turbine Service Technicians

37.05

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

36.14

Agricultural Equipment Operators

20.45

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

18.59

Animal Scientists

15.53

Farm and Home Management Advisors

13.00

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

12.29

Soil and Plant Scientists

11.68

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

10.55

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

10.06
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Wind Turbine Service Technicians

32.93

Agricultural Equipment Operators

21.50

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

18.51

Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters

12.18

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

11.50

Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

8.48

Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products

7.14

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

7.07

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

6.61

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

6.25
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters

42.47

Furniture Finishers

27.30

Roof Bolters, Mining

18.61

Extraction Workers, All Other

15.44

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

15.00

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

11.49

Upholsterers

8.29

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

7.42

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

5.99

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

5.94
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

15.95

Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

14.26

Tool and Die Makers

13.52

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

9.35

Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

8.35

Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

7.87

Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic

7.08

Pourers and Casters, Metal

5.87

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.13

Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.85
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

15.58

Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic

11.57

Pourers and Casters, Metal

9.70

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

9.59

Furniture Finishers

9.31

Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

9.04

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

9.01

Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

8.90

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

8.51

Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

7.94
Occupations with the highest location quotient in South Illinois nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Roof Bolters, Mining

24.97

Bridge and Lock Tenders

9.64

Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other

8.64

Power Plant Operators

7.80

Gas Plant Operators

7.77

Helpers--Extraction Workers

7.67

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

7.03

Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other

6.89

Legislators

6.71

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

5.90
Occupations with the highest location quotient in East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

15.05

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

9.81

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

9.13

Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

7.09

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

6.96

Riggers

5.31

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

5.31

Helpers--Extraction Workers

4.79

Highway Maintenance Workers

4.24

Agricultural Equipment Operators

4.24
Occupations with the highest location quotient in West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

12.62

Agricultural Equipment Operators

7.49

Legislators

5.50

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

5.37

Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products

5.14

Power Plant Operators

4.76

Funeral Service Managers

4.26

Highway Maintenance Workers

4.05

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

3.95

Community Health Workers

3.72
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Nuclear Power Reactor Operators

46.67

Nuclear Engineers

19.81

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

15.72

Agricultural Equipment Operators

8.13

Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

7.86

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

7.68

Funeral Service Managers

5.46

Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.94

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

4.19

Healthcare Support Workers, All Other

4.15
Occupations with the highest location quotient in East Idaho nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

42.57

Forest and Conservation Technicians

35.63

Agricultural Equipment Operators

21.96

Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

11.94

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

11.56

Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan

8.16

Conservation Scientists

8.14

Agricultural Inspectors

7.30

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

6.47

Legislators

5.63
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southcentral Idaho nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

17.31

Forest and Conservation Technicians

14.91

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

11.47

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

9.81

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

9.71

Stonemasons

7.60

Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

7.19

Agricultural Equipment Operators

6.60

Agricultural Inspectors

6.12

Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers

5.93
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Idaho nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

87.80

Logging Equipment Operators

12.71

Legislators

9.84

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

8.03

Pipelayers

5.99

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

5.61

Highway Maintenance Workers

5.56

Chefs and Head Cooks

4.77

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

4.50

Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate

3.87
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Idaho nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Fallers

131.36

Log Graders and Scalers

91.67

Forest and Conservation Technicians

53.65

Logging Equipment Operators

49.53

Foresters

42.39

Farm and Home Management Advisors

25.88

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

21.92

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

15.63

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

15.06

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

14.42
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Tour Guides and Escorts

23.35

Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants

18.41

Astronomers

18.31

Dancers

12.33

Baggage Porters and Bellhops

11.50

Solar Photovoltaic Installers

9.71

Transportation Security Screeners

9.30

Lodging Managers

7.85

Concierges

7.43

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

6.76
Occupations with the highest location quotient in South Georgia nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

25.39

Log Graders and Scalers

16.53

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

16.32

Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

11.12

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

10.73

Embalmers

9.98

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

8.50

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

7.41

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

6.01

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.89
Occupations with the highest location quotient in East Georgia nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

31.60

Mining Machine Operators, All Other

20.63

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

8.92

Correctional Officers and Jailers

8.83

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

7.88

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

7.07

Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.07

Tree Trimmers and Pruners

5.01

Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

4.99

Legislators

4.54
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

30.01

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

18.73

Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

17.15

Statistical Assistants

13.96

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

7.87

Logging Equipment Operators

5.85

Team Assemblers

5.66

Correctional Officers and Jailers

5.17

Upholsterers

4.65

Helpers--Production Workers

4.29
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Georgia nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

66.46

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

45.95

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

41.49

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

37.23

Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers

17.70

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

14.24

Embalmers

7.80

Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.94

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

4.91

Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.87
Occupations with the highest location quotient in South Florida nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorboat Operators

92.50

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

27.79

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

26.79

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

11.31

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

6.88

Construction and Related Workers, All Other

5.69

Lodging Managers

5.63

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

5.23

Correctional Officers and Jailers

3.92

Postal Service Clerks

3.88
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

13.39

Correctional Officers and Jailers

11.84

Foresters

8.67

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

7.49

Agricultural Equipment Operators

5.98

Hydrologists

5.81

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

5.69

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay

5.32

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

5.12

Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.05
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

20.33

Correctional Officers and Jailers

16.73

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

11.07

Farm and Home Management Advisors

8.05

Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists

4.71

Special Education Teachers, All Other

4.52

Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers

4.37

Real Estate Sales Agents

4.29

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

4.19

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

4.02
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Sussex County, Delaware nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

47.60

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

17.23

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

15.19

Food Processing Workers, All Other

7.35

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.63

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

6.61

Dietetic Technicians

5.62

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

5.14

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

4.64

Shampooers

4.34
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Eastern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

13.91

Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

7.37

Residential Advisors

6.61

Social and Community Service Managers

5.02

Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators

4.32

Library Technicians

4.20

Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other

3.97

Social and Human Service Assistants

3.52

Rehabilitation Counselors

3.20

Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors

3.01
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwestern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

9.16

Bus Drivers, School or Special Client

5.69

First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers

4.87

Highway Maintenance Workers

4.79

Chefs and Head Cooks

4.02

Social and Human Service Assistants

4.00

Rehabilitation Counselors

3.80

Sewing Machine Operators

3.75

Protective Service Workers, All Other

3.74

Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.62
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Correctional Officers and Jailers

28.24

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

27.24

Forest and Conservation Technicians

13.96

Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers

5.70

First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers

5.48

Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators

4.50

Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other

3.97

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks

3.90

Legislators

3.67

Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors

3.54
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Concierges

13.37

Forest and Conservation Technicians

10.59

Lodging Managers

9.49

Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers

9.10

Baggage Porters and Bellhops

9.05

Interior Designers

7.04

Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers

6.51

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

5.84

Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

5.81

Massage Therapists

5.51
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Western Colorado nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

22.20

Anthropologists and Archeologists

21.11

Roof Bolters, Mining

20.06

Forest and Conservation Technicians

15.74

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

11.19

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

10.70

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

10.39

Gas Plant Operators

10.35

Plant and System Operators, All Other

9.86

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

8.66
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Gas Plant Operators

20.40

Agricultural Equipment Operators

17.89

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

15.98

Agricultural Inspectors

13.53

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

13.38

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

11.08

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

10.51

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

7.99

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

7.47

Highway Maintenance Workers

7.44
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

113.61

Fallers

43.49

Foresters

24.66

Logging Equipment Operators

21.32

Stonemasons

21.29

Woodworkers, All Other

19.46

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

14.85

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

11.02

Biological Scientists, All Other

9.64

Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate

8.64
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

23.59

Forest and Conservation Technicians

23.36

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

14.32

Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

12.96

Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping

10.25

Conservation Scientists

9.03

Special Education Teachers, All Other

6.85

Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.32

Pharmacy Aides

5.56

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

5.38
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming Cage Workers

21.24

Slot Supervisors

19.06

Forest and Conservation Technicians

18.22

Logging Equipment Operators

16.75

Gaming Managers

15.08

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

10.10

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

8.94

Gaming Supervisors

7.55

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

7.36

Foresters

7.14
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

87.83

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

26.23

Lodging Managers

20.85

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

11.30

Legislators

10.40

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

7.38

Painters, Construction and Maintenance

6.10

Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

5.41

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

4.41

Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers

3.74
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

42.67

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

30.56

Anthropologists and Archeologists

22.78

Fallers

20.09

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

13.74

Cooks, All Other

13.16

Logging Equipment Operators

10.23

Correctional Officers and Jailers

7.60

Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants

6.75

Protective Service Workers, All Other

6.63
Occupations with the highest location quotient in West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

30.60

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

9.42

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

8.64

Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers

7.79

Helpers--Production Workers

5.28

Motorcycle Mechanics

4.93

Forest and Conservation Technicians

4.78

Agricultural Inspectors

4.53

Music Directors and Composers

4.15

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.01
Occupations with the highest location quotient in South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Fallers

46.82

Log Graders and Scalers

40.35

Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists

35.14

Logging Equipment Operators

24.36

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

19.83

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

15.87

Food Processing Workers, All Other

12.21

Foresters

9.82

Fish and Game Wardens

8.51

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

7.93
Occupations with the highest location quotient in East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Crane and Tower Operators

15.06

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

10.44

Painters, Transportation Equipment

9.97

Special Education Teachers, Preschool

8.77

Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

7.46

Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.97

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

6.77

Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers

6.66

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

6.39

Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.12
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Food Processing Workers, All Other

19.58

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

12.21

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

10.56

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

9.47

Dental Laboratory Technicians

8.35

Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers

6.59

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

5.61

Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door

5.47

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

5.36

Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

5.34
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southeast Arizona nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

40.61

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

9.53

Forest and Conservation Technicians

9.18

Training and Development Specialists

9.15

Computer and Information Research Scientists

7.44

Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators

7.38

Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.95

Animal Control Workers

5.76

Correctional Officers and Jailers

5.74

Compliance Officers

5.68
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Arizona nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

37.43

Forest and Conservation Technicians

35.47

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

16.36

Anthropologists and Archeologists

16.07

Education Administrators, All Other

10.11

Gaming Cage Workers

8.49

Animal Control Workers

6.64

Community Health Workers

6.26

Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners

6.02

Firefighters

5.82
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

46.06

Ship Engineers

24.05

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

23.65

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

22.38

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

21.31

Sailors and Marine Oilers

19.22

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

18.33

Commercial Pilots

14.82

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

14.44

Power Plant Operators

12.94
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Fallers

62.85

Ship Engineers

50.56

Sailors and Marine Oilers

47.92

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

44.83

Tour Guides and Escorts

34.04

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

30.37

Dancers

18.61

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

14.77

Foresters

14.64

Forest and Conservation Technicians

14.36
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

24.90

Commercial Pilots

24.29

Logging Equipment Operators

24.29

Avionics Technicians

22.38

Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers

18.63

Transportation Inspectors

17.19

Agricultural Inspectors

10.02

Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door

7.02

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

6.51

Sewing Machine Operators

5.92
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

25.49

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

16.04

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

12.96

Avionics Technicians

11.88

Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

9.41

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

7.91

Chemical Plant and System Operators

7.83

Pipelayers

5.36

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

5.22

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

5.15
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

49.77

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

29.38

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

28.13

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

22.21

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

20.88

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

18.83

Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders

18.74

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

15.71

Agricultural Workers, All Other

13.72

Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers

12.91
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

20.40

Logging Equipment Operators

17.33

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

16.97

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

14.62

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

12.62

Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

10.31

Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

8.82

Pipelayers

6.74

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

5.70

Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.29
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Worcester, MA-CT, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Boilermakers

7.51

Occupational Therapy Aides

7.38

Recreational Therapists

4.86

Materials Engineers

4.85

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

4.19

Therapists, All Other

3.84

Healthcare Social Workers

3.83

Economics Teachers, Postsecondary

3.82

Biomedical Engineers

3.75

Mental Health Counselors

3.74
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Waterbury, CT, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Tool and Die Makers

9.65

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

6.37

Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles

5.69

Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.66

Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.04

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

4.47

Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.37

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors

4.25

Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.19

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

3.71
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Taunton-Norton-Raynham, MA NECTA Division, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

5.58

Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers

5.23

Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners

5.16

Environmental Engineers

4.52

Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians

4.00

Construction and Building Inspectors

3.39

Computer Operators

3.37

Healthcare Social Workers

3.12

Automotive Body and Related Repairers

3.06

Mental Health Counselors

2.73
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Springfield, MA-CT, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.00

Mental Health Counselors

4.93

Internists, General

4.80

Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators

4.11

Healthcare Social Workers

3.92

Nurse Midwives

3.58

Special Education Teachers, Preschool

3.47

Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.46

Education Administrators, Postsecondary

3.30

Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

3.12
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Rochester-Dover, NH-ME, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

10.47

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

9.25

Plant and System Operators, All Other

8.71

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

8.65

Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other

6.57

Office Machine Operators, Except Computer

4.38

Materials Engineers

4.21

Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.02

Counselors, All Other

3.47

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

3.12
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Providence-Fall River-Warwick, RI-MA, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

9.06

Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers

6.96

Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic

5.73

Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary

5.53

Life Scientists, All Other

5.29

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.53

Embalmers

4.08

Etchers and Engravers

3.88

Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary

3.77

Computer and Information Research Scientists

3.68
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Portsmouth, NH-ME, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other

16.62

Material Moving Workers, All Other

14.05

Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other

9.20

Engineers, All Other

8.57

Cooks, Short Order

6.54

Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other

6.33

Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.30

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

5.18

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment

4.88

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

4.56
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, ME, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Psychiatric Aides

5.27

Tree Trimmers and Pruners

4.34

Insurance Underwriters

4.18

Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other

3.92

Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.91

Biomedical Engineers

3.63

Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture

3.50

Parking Enforcement Workers

3.40

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

3.33

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers

3.32
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Pittsfield, MA, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.84

Tour Guides and Escorts

6.84

Healthcare Social Workers

6.24

Industrial Engineering Technicians

6.22

Self-Enrichment Education Teachers

5.52

Mental Health Counselors

5.45

Massage Therapists

5.00

Rehabilitation Counselors

4.10

Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate

3.83

Surgeons

3.81
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Peabody, MA NECTA Division, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorboat Operators

18.41

Pediatricians, General

8.96

Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall

8.03

Tour Guides and Escorts

6.76

Electro-Mechanical Technicians

5.32

Telephone Operators

5.12

Recreational Therapists

4.15

Healthcare Social Workers

4.09

Psychiatrists

3.91

Residential Advisors

3.71
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Norwich-New London, CT-RI, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Marine Engineers and Naval Architects

33.00

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.36

Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers

5.66

Technical Writers

5.14

Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians

3.47

Fire Inspectors and Investigators

3.19

Architectural and Engineering Managers

3.16

Sailors and Marine Oilers

2.80

Baggage Porters and Bellhops

2.71

Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs

2.67
Occupations with the highest location quotient in New Haven, CT, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Psychologists, All Other

3.47

Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other

3.46

Anthropology and Archeology Teachers, Postsecondary

3.42

Rehabilitation Counselors

3.39

Natural Sciences Managers

3.39

Fire Inspectors and Investigators

3.21

Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists

3.09

Education Administrators, Postsecondary

3.09

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors

2.87

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

2.73
Occupations with the highest location quotient in New Bedford, MA, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

8.80

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

7.59

Brickmasons and Blockmasons

5.56

Occupational Therapy Assistants

5.29

Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks

5.05

Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters

4.94

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.53

Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

4.46

Healthcare Social Workers

4.44

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

3.94
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Air Traffic Controllers

20.37

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

16.46

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

9.90

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

5.77

Cooks, Short Order

5.64

Production Workers, All Other

5.22

Engineers, All Other

4.98

Personal Financial Advisors

4.44

Electrical Engineers

4.40

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

4.28
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Manchester, NH, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

6.16

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

5.77

Transportation Security Screeners

5.04

Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.46

Financial Clerks, All Other

4.11

Cooks, Short Order

4.06

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

3.61

Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers

3.55

Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators

3.51

Office Machine Operators, Except Computer

3.16
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, MA-NH NECTA Division, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

8.00

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

7.48

Computer Hardware Engineers

6.76

Chemical Engineers

6.33

Electro-Mechanical Technicians

5.67

Mechanical Engineering Technicians

5.66

Biomedical Engineers

5.58

Sales Engineers

5.20

Materials Scientists

5.14

Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians

4.81
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lewiston-Auburn, ME, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Insulation Workers, Mechanical

9.80

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

6.94

Production Workers, All Other

6.68

Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.68

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

4.63

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers

4.15

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

3.58

Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping

3.50

Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks

3.48

Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.45
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner, MA, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

8.22

Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

8.07

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

7.19

Furniture Finishers

6.63

Healthcare Social Workers

6.41

Rehabilitation Counselors

5.60

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

5.07

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.21

Social and Human Service Assistants

3.84

Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop

3.63
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lawrence-Methuen-Salem, MA-NH NECTA Division, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

11.89

Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

11.12

Electro-Mechanical Technicians

9.12

Commercial and Industrial Designers

7.20

Healthcare Social Workers

6.22

Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program

4.66

Bill and Account Collectors

3.94

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

3.93

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers

3.60

Environmental Engineers

3.49
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Haverhill-North Andover-Amesbury, MA-NH NECTA Division, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

7.66

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

6.36

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

6.23

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.24

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

4.67

Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators

3.72

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

3.69

Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

3.55

Mental Health Counselors

3.31

Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture

3.29
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Actuaries

10.61

Aerospace Engineers

7.25

Insurance Underwriters

6.29

Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary

5.12

Psychiatrists

5.05

Fire Inspectors and Investigators

4.81

Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture

4.39

Materials Engineers

3.98

Model Makers, Metal and Plastic

3.84

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

3.44
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Framingham, MA NECTA Division, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Computer Hardware Engineers

12.33

Software Developers, Systems Software

9.58

Biomedical Engineers

8.85

Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians

8.79

Commercial and Industrial Designers

6.45

Materials Engineers

6.09

Industrial Engineering Technicians

5.67

Special Education Teachers, Preschool

5.54

Biochemists and Biophysicists

5.37

Technical Writers

4.70
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Danbury, CT, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Chemical Technicians

3.68

Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other

3.47

Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants

3.24

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

3.11

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

2.99

Residential Advisors

2.99

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School

2.67

Manicurists and Pedicurists

2.64

Surgeons

2.63

Mental Health Counselors

2.59
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Burlington-South Burlington, VT, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Bicycle Repairers

11.59

Compliance Officers

7.39

Community Health Workers

6.61

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.66

Health Educators

4.10

Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.53

Mental Health Counselors

3.44

Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door

3.36

Fundraisers

3.14

Mechanical Door Repairers

3.13
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, MA NECTA Division, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Healthcare Social Workers

4.86

Shampooers

4.19

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

4.03

Food Batchmakers

3.51

Diagnostic Medical Sonographers

3.35

Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators

3.31

First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers

3.14

Labor Relations Specialists

3.14

Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other

3.04

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

2.93
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Multimedia Artists and Animators

11.72

Manicurists and Pedicurists

5.91

Brokerage Clerks

5.81

Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators

5.47

Personal Financial Advisors

5.09

Financial Analysts

5.06

Marketing Managers

5.01

Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents

4.96

Athletic Trainers

4.23

Art Directors

3.51
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Radio Operators

10.68

Biochemists and Biophysicists

8.38

Industrial-Organizational Psychologists

7.21

Life Scientists, All Other

6.40

Microbiologists

5.99

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

5.85

Sociologists

5.65

Psychiatric Technicians

5.54

Epidemiologists

5.29

Materials Scientists

5.26
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Radio Operators

7.37

Biochemists and Biophysicists

6.30

Industrial-Organizational Psychologists

6.26

Life Scientists, All Other

4.69

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

4.31

Materials Scientists

4.30

Microbiologists

4.29

Biomedical Engineers

4.07

Psychiatric Technicians

4.06

Sociologists

3.92
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Barnstable Town, MA, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

14.86

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

10.53

Ship Engineers

10.04

Residential Advisors

8.32

Sailors and Marine Oilers

7.37

Nuclear Medicine Technologists

6.21

Electro-Mechanical Technicians

5.33

Helpers--Carpenters

5.22

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

5.15

Conservation Scientists

4.51
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Bangor, ME, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

7.97

Logging Equipment Operators

6.53

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers

5.27

Psychiatric Aides

4.62

Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers

4.18

Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers

4.17

Highway Maintenance Workers

3.73

Nurse Practitioners

3.35

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

3.32

Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines

2.92
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Yuma, AZ, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

73.35

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

58.31

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

28.59

Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians

21.11

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

14.54

Agricultural Equipment Operators

13.30

Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other

6.63

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.64

Tapers

5.64

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

2.97
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Yuba City, CA, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

17.77

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

15.99

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

6.56

Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders

6.29

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

6.16

Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other

6.00

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.47

Urban and Regional Planners

5.07

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education

4.49

Pharmacy Aides

3.99
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic

13.38

Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

8.16

Pourers and Casters, Metal

6.70

Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.27

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

4.95

Etchers and Engravers

4.61

Labor Relations Specialists

4.57

Occupational Therapy Assistants

4.38

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

4.10

Electro-Mechanical Technicians

3.69
Occupations with the highest location quotient in York-Hanover, PA, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

12.68

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

7.66

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

6.42

Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.26

Athletes and Sports Competitors

4.53

Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.32

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.22

Audiologists

3.88

Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers

3.62

Procurement Clerks

3.61
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Yauco, PR, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Highway Maintenance Workers

24.59

Pharmacy Aides

11.54

Painters, Construction and Maintenance

8.18

Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education

7.37

Cooks, Fast Food

7.06

Word Processors and Typists

5.13

Butchers and Meat Cutters

5.04

First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives

4.49

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers

4.05

Pharmacy Technicians

3.96
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Yakima, WA, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

41.49

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

20.59

Agricultural Inspectors

15.85

Agricultural Equipment Operators

14.94

Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

13.13

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

12.44

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

11.03

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

9.27

Packers and Packagers, Hand

6.69

Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors

6.08
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Winston-Salem, NC, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

6.25

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary

5.75

Real Estate Brokers

4.71

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

3.73

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

3.59

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.58

Credit Analysts

3.52

Orthotists and Prosthetists

3.45

Physician Assistants

3.06

Cartographers and Photogrammetrists

2.81
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Winchester, VA-WV, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

3.92

Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.87

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

3.42

Coaches and Scouts

3.27

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

2.88

Physicians and Surgeons, All Other

2.85

Maintenance Workers, Machinery

2.83

Structural Iron and Steel Workers

2.83

Helpers--Carpenters

2.79

Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers

2.70
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Wilmington, NC, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Chemical Plant and System Operators

6.82

Real Estate Brokers

6.25

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

5.34

Riggers

4.71

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.47

Animal Trainers

3.41

Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers

3.24

Amusement and Recreation Attendants

2.96

Nuclear Engineers

2.92

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers

2.76
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ Metropolitan Division, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Chemists

16.07

Chemical Engineers

9.03

Plant and System Operators, All Other

8.66

Credit Analysts

7.88

Materials Scientists

7.56

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

6.26

Chemical Technicians

5.78

Natural Sciences Managers

5.05

Shampooers

4.99

Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other

4.18
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Williamsport, PA, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

11.43

Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

11.41

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

5.92

Funeral Attendants

5.66

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

4.85

Crane and Tower Operators

4.72

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

4.30

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

4.24

Telemarketers

3.62

Construction and Building Inspectors

3.07
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Wichita Falls, TX, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Psychiatric Aides

15.39

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

10.97

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

9.95

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

7.53

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

7.25

Helpers--Extraction Workers

7.12

Wellhead Pumpers

6.02

Barbers

5.77

Maintenance Workers, Machinery

5.05

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

4.95
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Wichita, KS, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers

21.62

Aerospace Engineers

19.69

Avionics Technicians

18.93

Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians

10.77

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.69

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

5.79

Commercial Pilots

5.05

Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic

5.03

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

4.50

Model Makers, Metal and Plastic

3.42
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Wheeling, WV-OH, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

32.23

Financial Clerks, All Other

9.86

Funeral Attendants

8.70

Proofreaders and Copy Markers

6.15

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors

3.87

Nuclear Medicine Technologists

3.55

Highway Maintenance Workers

3.35

Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators

3.20

Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors

3.19

Labor Relations Specialists

3.19
Occupations with the highest location quotient in West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, FL Metropolitan Division, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorboat Operators

6.81

Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants

6.54

Athletes and Sports Competitors

6.51

Psychiatric Aides

4.27

Bridge and Lock Tenders

3.94

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

3.86

Real Estate Sales Agents

3.74

Skincare Specialists

3.70

Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers

3.39

Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other

3.23
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Wenatchee-East Wenatchee, WA, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

31.85

Forest and Conservation Technicians

23.94

Agricultural Inspectors

20.26

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

14.21

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

12.94

Packers and Packagers, Hand

8.19

Power Plant Operators

4.56

Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors

4.21

Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers

3.87

Coaches and Scouts

3.80
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Wausau, WI, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

9.22

Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

8.44

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

7.53

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

7.50

Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.28

Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.93

Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.12

Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders

5.04

Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks

4.96

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

4.68
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic

19.39

Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

17.47

Agricultural Equipment Operators

8.51

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

7.73

Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.85

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

6.26

Communications Teachers, Postsecondary

4.98

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

4.88

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.34

Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.09
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Political Scientists

32.96

Economists

15.88

Mathematical Science Occupations, All Other

12.32

Legal Support Workers, All Other

10.40

Astronomers

10.02

Artists and Related Workers, All Other

9.90

Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other

9.15

Radio Operators

8.28

Statisticians

7.03

Historians

6.53
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Political Scientists

40.33

Economists

19.16

Mathematical Science Occupations, All Other

14.66

Astronomers

12.40

Legal Support Workers, All Other

12.25

Artists and Related Workers, All Other

10.84

Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other

10.40

Radio Operators

9.83

Historians

7.01

Information Security Analysts

6.98
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Model Makers, Metal and Plastic

11.62

Patternmakers, Wood

9.18

Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

8.81

Mechanical Engineers

8.44

Commercial and Industrial Designers

7.47

Tool and Die Makers

6.94

Mechanical Engineering Technicians

6.37

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

5.70

Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.26

Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers

4.01
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Warner Robins, GA, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment

40.18

Sheet Metal Workers

25.76

Logisticians

24.97

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

24.51

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

19.72

Computer and Information Research Scientists

15.11

Industrial Engineering Technicians

10.21

Surveying and Mapping Technicians

7.34

Procurement Clerks

6.42

Business Operations Specialists, All Other

5.62
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Waco, TX, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Insulation Workers, Mechanical

10.94

Correspondence Clerks

10.61

Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters

10.04

Stonemasons

5.48

Psychiatric Aides

5.24

Gaming Service Workers, All Other

5.06

Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers

4.46

Residential Advisors

4.02

Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary

3.97

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.73
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Visalia-Porterville, CA, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

69.59

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

48.79

Farm Labor Contractors

27.02

Social Workers, All Other

16.39

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

14.75

Agricultural Workers, All Other

8.67

Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

8.36

Agricultural Inspectors

8.16

Psychiatric Technicians

8.08

Forest and Conservation Technicians

7.12
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Ship Engineers

26.65

Marine Engineers and Naval Architects

18.96

Nuclear Engineers

18.25

Sailors and Marine Oilers

13.22

Riggers

10.74

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

9.05

Commercial Divers

7.61

Pile-Driver Operators

6.42

Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic

6.04

Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment

5.22
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, NJ, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

20.71

Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

14.38

Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders

12.46

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

10.40

Correctional Officers and Jailers

10.05

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

7.95

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

7.92

Food Scientists and Technologists

7.86

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

7.41

Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.53
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Victoria, TX, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

44.73

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

18.77

Riggers

17.03

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

14.37

Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers

5.26

New Accounts Clerks

4.70

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

3.89

Electrical and Electronics Drafters

3.74

Maintenance Workers, Machinery

3.58

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

3.56
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Vallejo-Fairfield, CA, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Structural Iron and Steel Workers

7.91

Psychiatric Technicians

6.30

Avionics Technicians

5.24

Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program

3.95

Food Scientists and Technologists

3.85

Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other

3.76

Demonstrators and Product Promoters

3.68

Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators

3.62

Natural Sciences Managers

3.29

Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers

3.06
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Valdosta, GA, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

8.08

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

8.04

Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials

6.39

Helpers--Electricians

4.53

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

3.87

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

3.85

Occupational Therapy Assistants

3.36

Pest Control Workers

2.87

Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

2.71

Tire Repairers and Changers

2.69
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Utica-Rome, NY, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary

7.95

Bailiffs

5.84

Legislators

5.82

Computer and Information Research Scientists

5.79

Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists

4.72

Word Processors and Typists

4.71

Highway Maintenance Workers

4.52

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

4.37

Telephone Operators

4.12

Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators

3.73
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Tyler, TX, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials

5.85

Surveyors

5.72

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

5.15

Petroleum Engineers

4.80

Personal Care Aides

4.49

Community Health Workers

4.23

Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers

4.05

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

3.64

Motorcycle Mechanics

3.62

Wellhead Pumpers

3.51
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Tuscaloosa, AL, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary

20.66

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

10.81

Logging Equipment Operators

9.33

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

7.76

Foresters

7.20

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

6.29

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

6.20

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

6.10

Helpers--Extraction Workers

5.05

Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other

5.01
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Tulsa, OK, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers

10.15

Petroleum Engineers

7.20

Wellhead Pumpers

6.03

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

5.65

Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.28

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

4.61

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

4.59

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

4.00

Helpers--Extraction Workers

3.97

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

3.87
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Tucson, AZ, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Astronomers

35.76

Hydrologists

8.05

Anthropologists and Archeologists

6.99

Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers

6.71

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

6.67

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

5.91

Interpreters and Translators

5.70

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

5.65

Forensic Science Technicians

4.30

Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers

3.99
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Trenton-Ewing, NJ, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Communications Equipment Operators, All Other

11.76

Word Processors and Typists

9.75

Historians

7.01

Financial Specialists, All Other

6.58

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

5.76

Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists

5.37

Hydrologists

5.13

Natural Sciences Managers

4.95

Fire Inspectors and Investigators

4.64

Computer Programmers

4.62
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Topeka, KS, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs

6.09

Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

4.69

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

4.53

Civil Engineering Technicians

4.52

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

4.32

First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers

4.13

Fire Inspectors and Investigators

4.03

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

4.02

Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other

3.98

Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service

3.70
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Toledo, OH, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

7.67

Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.38

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

4.80

Tool and Die Makers

4.48

Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall

4.33

Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.79

Labor Relations Specialists

3.56

Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other

3.26

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

3.24

Materials Scientists

3.24
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Texarkana-Texarkana, TX-AR, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines

23.06

Upholsterers

6.15

Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers

4.67

New Accounts Clerks

4.51

Correctional Officers and Jailers

4.07

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

3.93

Logging Equipment Operators

3.73

Procurement Clerks

3.60

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

3.34

Counselors, All Other

3.11
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Terre Haute, IN, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

7.87

Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.55

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

5.30

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary

5.13

Printing Press Operators

5.09

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

4.35

Correctional Officers and Jailers

4.04

Legislators

3.86

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

3.77

Health Educators

3.39
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorboat Operators

7.51

Special Education Teachers, All Other

6.35

Telephone Operators

5.76

Genetic Counselors

3.96

Construction and Related Workers, All Other

3.88

Psychologists, All Other

3.76

Nurse Anesthetists

3.09

Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians

2.92

Locksmiths and Safe Repairers

2.81

Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers

2.78
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Tallahassee, FL, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

13.26

Construction and Related Workers, All Other

12.29

Forensic Science Technicians

9.61

Psychiatric Technicians

9.07

Management Analysts

6.48

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

6.19

Computer Network Architects

6.11

Operations Research Analysts

5.81

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

5.63

Compliance Officers

5.23
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Tacoma, WA Metropolitan Division, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Tapers

7.16

Musical Instrument Repairers and Tuners

7.11

Rehabilitation Counselors

6.69

Fence Erectors

6.35

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

3.67

Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers

3.62

Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors

3.61

Hydrologists

3.50

Roofers

3.43

Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners

3.17
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Syracuse, NY, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

5.45

Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary

5.31

Special Education Teachers, Preschool

4.54

Word Processors and Typists

4.30

Social Science Research Assistants

3.78

Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

3.75

Highway Maintenance Workers

3.39

Communications Teachers, Postsecondary

3.28

Nuclear Engineers

3.28

Legislators

3.17
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Sumter, SC, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Orderlies

16.23

Machinists

6.35

Obstetricians and Gynecologists

5.85

Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

5.59

Packers and Packagers, Hand

4.84

Funeral Attendants

3.90

Internists, General

3.15

Home Health Aides

2.81

First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers

2.72

Team Assemblers

2.48
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Stockton, CA, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

35.11

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

15.41

Agricultural Workers, All Other

13.28

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

8.16

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

6.97

Special Education Teachers, All Other

5.99

Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders

5.71

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

4.67

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

4.59

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

4.48
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Steubenville-Weirton, OH-WV, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

15.57

Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers

14.41

Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

10.38

Crane and Tower Operators

7.82

Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.34

Labor Relations Specialists

5.08

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

4.98

Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.00

Funeral Attendants

3.72

Respiratory Therapists

3.71
Occupations with the highest location quotient in State College, PA, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Database Administrators

11.01

Engineers, All Other

8.46

Electro-Mechanical Technicians

5.56

Tree Trimmers and Pruners

4.88

Radio and Television Announcers

4.85

Self-Enrichment Education Teachers

4.78

Materials Engineers

4.61

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

4.42

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

3.43

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

3.05
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Springfield, OH, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School

6.27

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

4.32

Music Directors and Composers

4.30

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

4.05

Machinists

3.69

Home Health Aides

3.40

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

2.95

Tool and Die Makers

2.94

Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

2.94

Structural Iron and Steel Workers

2.89
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Springfield, MO, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Education Teachers, Postsecondary

7.70

Medical Appliance Technicians

4.34

Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants

4.14

Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary

3.78

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

3.12

Brickmasons and Blockmasons

2.85

Motorcycle Mechanics

2.84

Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary

2.80

Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other

2.71

Power Distributors and Dispatchers

2.67
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Springfield, IL, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers

16.77

Internists, General

8.03

Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

6.71

Correspondence Clerks

5.84

Labor Relations Specialists

5.38

Pediatricians, General

5.14

Healthcare Support Workers, All Other

4.98

Surgeons

4.65

Museum Technicians and Conservators

4.30

Financial Examiners

4.27
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Spokane, WA, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Rehabilitation Counselors

5.02

Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants

3.60

Telemarketers

3.30

Healthcare Support Workers, All Other

3.11

Transportation Inspectors

3.00

Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks

2.92

Manicurists and Pedicurists

2.88

Medical Transcriptionists

2.71

Recreational Therapists

2.66

Radio and Television Announcers

2.64
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Spartanburg, SC, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

25.93

Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

18.14

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

12.77

Chemical Plant and System Operators

9.70

Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers

6.89

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.43

Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers

6.04

Team Assemblers

5.66

Industrial Engineers

5.15

Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners

3.84
Occupations with the highest location quotient in South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

8.98

Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary

7.37

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

6.41

Physics Teachers, Postsecondary

6.27

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

5.26

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.92

Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary

4.86

Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary

4.86

Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary

4.72

Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other

4.42
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Sioux Falls, SD, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Geographers

24.21

Correspondence Clerks

21.46

Residential Advisors

10.59

Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles

9.43

Helpers--Carpenters

7.03

Bill and Account Collectors

5.71

Nuclear Medicine Technologists

4.83

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

4.45

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

4.24

Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks

4.16
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Sioux City, IA-NE-SD, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

12.12

Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other

6.31

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

6.02

Agricultural Inspectors

5.66

Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders

4.58

Food Processing Workers, All Other

4.27

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.20

Power Plant Operators

4.19

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

4.18

Agricultural Equipment Operators

4.04
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Shreveport-Bossier City, LA, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming Dealers

9.06

Shampooers

8.09

Gaming Supervisors

7.53

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

7.37

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

7.33

Special Education Teachers, Preschool

6.80

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

6.59

Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other

5.82

Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders

5.73

Riggers

5.49
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Sherman-Denison, TX, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

11.62

Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks

4.60

Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants

4.51

Pipelayers

4.46

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses

4.14

Insulation Workers, Mechanical

3.99

Pharmacy Aides

3.29

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

3.24

Surgical Technologists

3.11

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School

3.08
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Sheboygan, WI, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

22.90

Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

7.13

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

7.07

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

6.29

Industrial Engineering Technicians

6.09

Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.63

Industrial Engineers

5.29

Insurance Underwriters

4.75

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

4.62

Commercial and Industrial Designers

4.48
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

15.77

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

12.63

Athletes and Sports Competitors

9.86

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

9.17

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

7.30

Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants

5.19

Construction and Related Workers, All Other

4.94

Tile and Marble Setters

4.75

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

4.10

Painters, Construction and Maintenance

3.95
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Aerospace Engineers

8.74

Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians

6.17

Software Developers, Applications

5.90

Ship Engineers

5.36

Sailors and Marine Oilers

4.96

Tapers

4.86

Multimedia Artists and Animators

4.85

Marine Engineers and Naval Architects

4.43

Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors

4.08

Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers

4.00
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers

29.53

Aerospace Engineers

10.24

Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians

7.29

Software Developers, Applications

6.88

Ship Engineers

6.31

Sailors and Marine Oilers

5.82

Multimedia Artists and Animators

5.68

Marine Engineers and Naval Architects

4.68

Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers

4.45

Tapers

4.44
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Rock Splitters, Quarry

8.60

Motorcycle Mechanics

4.50

Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.39

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

4.01

Legislators

3.46

Correspondence Clerks

3.45

Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs

3.23

Phlebotomists

3.02

Crossing Guards

2.83

Social and Human Service Assistants

2.78
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Savannah, GA, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorboat Operators

12.64

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.44

Commercial Pilots

6.17

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary

6.08

Tour Guides and Escorts

6.06

Communications Teachers, Postsecondary

5.51

Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers

3.92

Podiatrists

3.72

Lodging Managers

3.59

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

3.47
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Santa Rosa-Petaluma, CA, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

14.52

Demonstrators and Product Promoters

9.31

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

7.38

Psychiatric Technicians

6.32

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

5.41

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

5.17

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

4.94

Food Batchmakers

4.44

Marriage and Family Therapists

4.00

Agricultural Equipment Operators

3.99
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Santa Fe, NM, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Anthropologists and Archeologists

27.84

Museum Technicians and Conservators

10.19

Biological Scientists, All Other

8.43

Curators

7.67

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

7.59

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

6.81

Financial Specialists, All Other

4.83

Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other

4.46

Social Workers, All Other

4.41

Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

4.24
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Tree Trimmers and Pruners

7.68

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

7.65

Parking Enforcement Workers

6.98

Stonemasons

5.90

Pharmacy Aides

5.69

Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors

5.12

Skincare Specialists

4.45

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

4.33

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

3.50

Community Health Workers

3.45
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, CA, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

20.13

Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians

7.06

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

5.78

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

5.24

Tile and Marble Setters

4.86

Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists

4.61

Motion Picture Projectionists

4.58

Agricultural Equipment Operators

4.48

Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.34

Animal Trainers

4.25
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Costume Attendants

8.68

Biomedical Engineers

6.07

Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other

5.85

Helpers--Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons

5.29

Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers

3.89

Computer Hardware Engineers

3.84

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

3.80

Nuclear Technicians

3.57

Carpet Installers

3.54

Tapers

3.26
Occupations with the highest location quotient in San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, CA, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

10.84

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

9.74

Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.71

Demonstrators and Product Promoters

5.53

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

4.32

Urban and Regional Planners

3.74

Cooks, All Other

3.51

Meter Readers, Utilities

3.25

Tour Guides and Escorts

3.04

Lodging Managers

2.75
Occupations with the highest location quotient in San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, PR, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Radio Operators

24.74

Bailiffs

10.97

Special Education Teachers, All Other

9.55

Word Processors and Typists

9.35

Pharmacy Aides

8.65

Plant and System Operators, All Other

5.70

Couriers and Messengers

5.50

First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives

5.12

Telephone Operators

5.09

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers

4.84
Occupations with the highest location quotient in San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Computer Hardware Engineers

17.55

Semiconductor Processors

14.29

Computer and Information Research Scientists

10.97

Software Developers, Systems Software

9.09

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

8.33

Physicists

6.80

Sales Engineers

6.75

Materials Scientists

6.49

Software Developers, Applications

6.42

Electro-Mechanical Technicians

6.36
Occupations with the highest location quotient in San German-Cabo Rojo, PR, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Sewing Machine Operators

47.08

Highway Maintenance Workers

16.29

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

11.51

Production Workers, All Other

7.49

Helpers--Carpenters

5.69

Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists

5.07

Cooks, Fast Food

4.88

Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education

4.85

Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education

4.55

Medical Secretaries

4.23
Occupations with the highest location quotient in San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, CA Metropolitan Division, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Microbiologists

7.57

Computer and Information Research Scientists

5.81

Economists

5.74

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

5.68

Parking Enforcement Workers

5.55

Choreographers

5.40

Dancers

4.88

Flight Attendants

4.84

Museum Technicians and Conservators

4.47

Natural Sciences Managers

4.41
Occupations with the highest location quotient in San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Solar Photovoltaic Installers

6.99

Microbiologists

4.73

Terrazzo Workers and Finishers

4.53

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

4.45

Physicists

4.04

Parking Enforcement Workers

3.96

Biomedical Engineers

3.88

Economists

3.83

Multimedia Artists and Animators

3.74

Life Scientists, All Other

3.70
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Sandusky, OH, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

17.06

Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

12.95

Tool and Die Makers

5.48

Lodging Managers

4.11

Self-Enrichment Education Teachers

3.97

Rehabilitation Counselors

3.70

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.65

Bartenders

3.21

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School

2.98

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School

2.91
Occupations with the highest location quotient in San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Biochemists and Biophysicists

6.10

Computer Hardware Engineers

5.00

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

4.83

Biological Scientists, All Other

4.64

Computer and Information Research Scientists

4.18

Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators

3.79

Biological Technicians

3.75

Anthropologists and Archeologists

3.74

Microbiologists

3.71

Mathematicians

3.67
Occupations with the highest location quotient in San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks

7.78

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

4.23

Power Distributors and Dispatchers

4.20

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

2.93

Psychiatric Aides

2.76

Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials

2.63

Artists and Related Workers, All Other

2.62

Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists

2.54

Public Address System and Other Announcers

2.38

Psychologists, All Other

2.38
Occupations with the highest location quotient in San Angelo, TX, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

11.09

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

4.91

Counselors, All Other

4.29

Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door

4.01

Bill and Account Collectors

3.88

Physical Therapist Aides

3.85

Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers

3.72

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

3.62

Community Health Workers

3.33

Cooks, Short Order

3.25
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Salt Lake City, UT, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Geographers

7.78

Medical Appliance Technicians

7.59

Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks

5.61

Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists

4.87

Film and Video Editors

3.97

Credit Counselors

3.67

Biomedical Engineers

3.55

Judicial Law Clerks

3.26

Emergency Management Directors

3.17

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

3.16
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Salisbury, MD, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

11.03

Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other

8.52

Court Reporters

8.13

Marriage and Family Therapists

7.74

Agricultural Inspectors

6.82

Education Administrators, All Other

6.21

Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers

5.20

Helpers--Electricians

5.18

Opticians, Dispensing

4.36

Surgeons

3.70
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Salinas, CA, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

87.14

Farm Labor Contractors

46.41

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

31.35

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

16.93

Interpreters and Translators

15.54

Agricultural Equipment Operators

11.89

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

11.67

Soil and Plant Scientists

7.00

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

4.67

Lodging Managers

4.10
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Salem, OR, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Workers, All Other

29.56

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

17.76

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

16.23

Clergy

10.43

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

10.40

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

9.21

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

7.61

Logging Equipment Operators

7.27

Psychiatric Aides

7.03

Foresters

6.95
Occupations with the highest location quotient in St. Louis, MO-IL, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

4.99

Museum Technicians and Conservators

4.24

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

3.52

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists

3.27

Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers, All Other

3.24

Family and General Practitioners

3.10

Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.07

Door-to-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers

3.03

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

2.98

Psychiatric Technicians

2.98
Occupations with the highest location quotient in St. Joseph, MO-KS, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

16.43

Food Scientists and Technologists

11.13

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.08

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

4.94

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

3.80

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

3.44

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers

3.16

Family and General Practitioners

3.08

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

2.96

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

2.84
Occupations with the highest location quotient in St. George, UT, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

17.15

Residential Advisors

7.69

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers

5.53

Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers

5.05

Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers

4.69

Special Education Teachers, Middle School

4.65

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

3.55

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

3.44

Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate

3.28

Real Estate Sales Agents

3.18
Occupations with the highest location quotient in St. Cloud, MN, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

33.20

Insulation Workers, Mechanical

8.32

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

7.90

Food Processing Workers, All Other

7.67

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

6.40

Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers

6.23

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

6.07

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.40

Drafters, All Other

5.37

Agricultural Equipment Operators

4.20
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Saginaw-Saginaw Township North, MI, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

7.63

Millwrights

5.20

Audiologists

4.50

Mechanical Drafters

4.40

Nurse Anesthetists

3.57

Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers

3.45

Industrial Production Managers

3.29

Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers

3.18

Production Workers, All Other

2.97

Physical Therapist Assistants

2.96
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Anthropologists and Archeologists

6.68

Biological Scientists, All Other

6.64

Tapers

6.00

Pile-Driver Operators

5.81

Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

5.63

Word Processors and Typists

5.26

Solar Photovoltaic Installers

5.08

Hydrologists

4.97

Historians

4.94

Sociologists

4.89
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Rome, GA, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Tree Trimmers and Pruners

12.23

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

7.23

Information and Record Clerks, All Other

4.01

Packers and Packagers, Hand

2.94

Education Administrators, Postsecondary

2.90

Dietitians and Nutritionists

2.59

Surgical Technologists

2.57

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

2.56

Occupational Therapists

2.53

Registered Nurses

2.40
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Rocky Mount, NC, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.46

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary

4.92

Funeral Attendants

4.16

Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders

3.92

Construction and Related Workers, All Other

3.92

Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.78

New Accounts Clerks

3.75

Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.53

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

3.50

Internists, General

3.26
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Rockford, IL, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Model Makers, Wood

29.28

Floor Sanders and Finishers

14.23

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

9.89

Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

9.15

Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

8.76

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

7.42

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

6.99

Tool and Die Makers

6.73

Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.69

Machinists

6.67
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Rochester, NY, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons

8.96

Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists

6.72

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

6.21

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.62

Anthropology and Archeology Teachers, Postsecondary

4.35

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

4.17

Tree Trimmers and Pruners

3.88

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

3.82

Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers

3.68

Bailiffs

3.68
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Rochester, MN, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Medical Equipment Repairers

6.78

Athletic Trainers

6.44

Food Processing Workers, All Other

5.27

Audiologists

3.44

Industrial Engineering Technicians

3.38

Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs

3.26

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

3.18

Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers

3.12

Home Health Aides

2.88

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

2.65
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Roanoke, VA, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Exercise Physiologists

5.03

Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.61

Funeral Attendants

4.03

Mental Health Counselors

3.80

Glaziers

3.32

Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks

3.14

Psychiatrists

3.14

Prepress Technicians and Workers

3.13

Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters

3.02

Internists, General

2.93
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming Service Workers, All Other

7.56

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

6.28

Tapers

4.72

Gaming Dealers

4.30

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

3.36

Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers

3.35

Tile and Marble Setters

3.34

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

3.10

Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers

2.99

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

2.93
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Richmond, VA, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Floor Sanders and Finishers

7.87

Fallers

7.75

Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks

6.90

Insulation Workers, Mechanical

5.51

Financial Examiners

5.08

Mental Health Counselors

3.95

Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors

3.74

Marriage and Family Therapists

3.64

Psychiatric Technicians

3.49

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

3.44
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Reno-Sparks, NV, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming Service Workers, All Other

24.37

Gaming Supervisors

16.82

Gaming Dealers

12.28

Gaming Managers

11.99

Gaming Cage Workers

11.21

Anthropologists and Archeologists

9.67

Slot Supervisors

7.70

Atmospheric and Space Scientists

7.51

Hydrologists

7.12

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

6.04
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Redding, CA, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Workers

47.96

Forest and Conservation Technicians

24.95

Logging Equipment Operators

17.55

Foresters

8.72

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

5.38

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

5.34

Forensic Science Technicians

5.28

Tile and Marble Setters

4.96

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

4.57

Urban and Regional Planners

3.88
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Reading, PA, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

15.25

Pourers and Casters, Metal

11.53

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

7.95

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

7.18

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.22

Environmental Engineering Technicians

5.93

Medical Appliance Technicians

5.43

Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers

4.22

Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.53

Special Education Teachers, Preschool

3.52
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Rapid City, SD, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Atmospheric and Space Scientists

10.12

Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians

7.79

Residential Advisors

6.98

Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.61

Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers

6.58

Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers

5.69

Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers

4.99

Forest and Conservation Technicians

4.93

Radio and Television Announcers

4.83

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

4.77
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Raleigh-Cary, NC, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Real Estate Brokers

4.74

Construction and Related Workers, All Other

4.44

Civil Engineering Technicians

4.34

Materials Scientists

3.92

Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.56

Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers

3.37

Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters

3.25

Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

3.10

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

3.06

Computer Network Support Specialists

3.05
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Racine, WI, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

11.74

Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

7.86

Counselors, All Other

6.20

Residential Advisors

5.95

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

5.36

Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.59

Production Workers, All Other

4.46

Tool and Die Makers

4.37

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

4.15

Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers

3.99
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Punta Gorda, FL, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

9.73

Pest Control Workers

6.81

Tile and Marble Setters

6.57

Roofers

5.16

Real Estate Brokers

3.96

Construction and Related Workers, All Other

3.90

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

3.72

Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians

2.94

Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other

2.82

Family and General Practitioners

2.68
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Pueblo, CO, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Psychiatric Technicians

9.86

Telemarketers

8.34

Crane and Tower Operators

7.50

Occupational Therapy Assistants

6.39

Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door

5.26

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

4.95

Mental Health Counselors

4.02

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers

3.65

Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan

3.55

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

3.44
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Provo-Orem, UT, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

8.44

Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters

6.37

Helpers--Roofers

5.87

Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders

5.21

Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary

5.09

Materials Scientists

4.90

Social and Human Service Assistants

4.84

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

4.76

Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary

4.73

Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

4.51
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Prescott, AZ, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Rock Splitters, Quarry

60.62

Stonemasons

9.66

Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators

8.92

Marriage and Family Therapists

5.76

Firefighters

5.09

Commercial Pilots

4.54

Nonfarm Animal Caretakers

4.49

Chiropractors

4.08

Pipelayers

3.72

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

3.41
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Word Processors and Typists

5.22

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

5.01

Special Education Teachers, Preschool

4.54

Bailiffs

4.37

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School

3.55

Legislators

3.35

Correctional Officers and Jailers

3.25

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

3.22

Obstetricians and Gynecologists

2.99

Highway Maintenance Workers

2.97
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Port St. Lucie, FL, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

10.53

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

7.45

Athletes and Sports Competitors

5.97

Construction and Related Workers, All Other

5.49

Special Education Teachers, All Other

5.44

Telemarketers

5.27

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists

4.94

Pest Control Workers

4.91

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

4.49

Psychiatric Technicians

4.49
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Semiconductor Processors

20.03

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

11.68

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

7.21

Religious Workers, All Other

7.03

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

6.09

Cartographers and Photogrammetrists

5.72

Logging Workers, All Other

5.70

Clergy

4.54

Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other

4.26

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

3.60
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Ponce, PR, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

14.33

Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary

9.05

Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary

7.85

Teachers and Instructors, All Other, Except Substitute Teachers

6.66

Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary

5.40

Helpers--Electricians

5.20

Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary

4.70

Counselors, All Other

4.55

Cooks, Fast Food

4.25

Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary

3.95
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Pocatello, ID, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

12.04

Rehabilitation Counselors

5.10

Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan

4.91

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

4.03

Tire Repairers and Changers

3.90

Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists

3.49

Dental Laboratory Technicians

3.33

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors

3.26

Library Technicians

3.04

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

2.76
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Pittsburgh, PA, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators

8.92

Medical Appliance Technicians

5.11

Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.26

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

4.18

Bridge and Lock Tenders

4.13

Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic

3.70

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

3.61

Wellhead Pumpers

3.54

Pourers and Casters, Metal

3.42

Hoist and Winch Operators

3.32
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Pine Bluff, AR, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Farm and Home Management Advisors

17.13

Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary

15.04

Correctional Officers and Jailers

14.21

Logging Equipment Operators

9.78

Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors

9.67

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

8.24

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

6.28

Chemists

5.79

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

5.24

Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists

4.18
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Semiconductor Processors

4.96

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

4.48

Athletes and Sports Competitors

4.25

Agricultural Workers, All Other

4.03

Industrial Engineering Technicians

3.93

Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

3.82

Solar Photovoltaic Installers

3.81

Financial Clerks, All Other

3.57

Forensic Science Technicians

3.47

Flight Attendants

3.21
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Survey Researchers

5.60

Shampooers

4.71

Chemists

4.32

Sociologists

3.92

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

3.59

Biochemists and Biophysicists

3.21

Medical Appliance Technicians

3.02

Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks

2.68

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

2.64

Chemical Engineers

2.60
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Survey Researchers

7.83

Sociologists

5.60

Shampooers

4.97

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

4.73

Biochemists and Biophysicists

3.89

Medical Appliance Technicians

3.49

Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers, Postsecondary

3.34

Statisticians

3.30

Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary

3.22

Mental Health Counselors

3.13
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Peoria, IL, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

10.42

Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

9.75

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

8.34

Mechanical Engineering Technicians

5.86

Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic

5.50

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

5.23

Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.22

Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other

4.91

Industrial Engineers

4.74

Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.38
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Psychologists, All Other

6.79

Motion Picture Projectionists

4.97

Dental Laboratory Technicians

4.64

Construction and Related Workers, All Other

4.55

Avionics Technicians

4.24

Commercial Pilots

4.10

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.10

Forensic Science Technicians

4.00

Legal Support Workers, All Other

3.95

Correctional Officers and Jailers

3.42
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Pascagoula, MS, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders

19.75

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

16.03

Crane and Tower Operators

9.09

Riggers

7.45

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

6.70

Commercial and Industrial Designers

6.17

Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

6.10

Electrical and Electronics Drafters

4.58

Helpers--Carpenters

4.44

Structural Iron and Steel Workers

4.40
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna, WV-OH, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

15.08

Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

11.23

Wellhead Pumpers

9.27

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

8.85

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment

5.14

Logging Equipment Operators

4.78

Sheet Metal Workers

4.76

Nurse Anesthetists

4.57

Roofers

4.47

Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors

3.93
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach, FL, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorboat Operators

25.81

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.86

Pipelayers

5.29

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

4.84

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

4.53

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

3.87

Real Estate Sales Agents

3.36

Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers

3.28

Construction and Related Workers, All Other

3.23

Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other

3.20
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Palm Coast, FL, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Construction and Related Workers, All Other

12.38

First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers

12.31

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

11.65

Roofers

6.81

Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers

6.58

Real Estate Sales Agents

5.10

Bakers

4.28

Veterinarians

3.77

Pest Control Workers

3.71

Firefighters

3.26
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Aerospace Engineers

10.73

Engineers, All Other

6.33

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

5.96

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

5.91

Craft Artists

5.03

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

4.59

Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians

4.50

Commercial Pilots

4.22

Construction and Related Workers, All Other

4.00

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

3.82
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Financial Clerks, All Other

10.40

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

9.62

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

6.58

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

5.16

Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers

4.10

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

3.66

Cooks, Fast Food

3.05

Loan Interviewers and Clerks

2.91

Financial Specialists, All Other

2.80

Computer and Information Research Scientists

2.74
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Owensboro, KY, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.32

Pipelayers

5.45

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.95

Riggers

4.86

Construction and Related Workers, All Other

4.69

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

4.21

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

3.38

Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents

3.06

Residential Advisors

2.92

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

2.84
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Oshkosh-Neenah, WI, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

27.28

Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

23.76

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

9.39

Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

8.96

Prepress Technicians and Workers

8.35

Printing Press Operators

8.33

Desktop Publishers

6.31

Therapists, All Other

5.52

Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.75

Labor Relations Specialists

4.74
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other

12.58

Baggage Porters and Bellhops

8.16

Tour Guides and Escorts

7.00

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

6.47

Concierges

6.30

Amusement and Recreation Attendants

5.95

Athletes and Sports Competitors

3.88

Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks

3.74

Real Estate Sales Agents

3.62

Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators

3.44
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Dredge Operators

13.76

Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products

7.14

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

4.56

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

3.49

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.44

Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks

3.40

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

3.16

Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other

3.13

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

3.00

Telemarketers

2.98
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Olympia, WA, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Conservation Scientists

16.41

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

16.06

Urban and Regional Planners

14.33

Economists

13.53

Computer Network Architects

13.28

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

5.68

Compliance Officers

5.49

Statisticians

5.29

Statistical Assistants

5.25

Architectural and Engineering Managers

4.70
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Oklahoma City, OK, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Petroleum Engineers

10.28

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

9.72

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

9.07

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

6.24

Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators

6.10

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

6.02

Tree Trimmers and Pruners

5.46

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

5.28

Traffic Technicians

4.49

Orderlies

4.25
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Ogden-Clearfield, UT, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

20.42

Logisticians

5.54

Substitute Teachers

5.38

Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists

5.22

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.81

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment

4.76

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

4.29

Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs

3.96

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

3.85

Judicial Law Clerks

3.72
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Odessa, TX, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

56.96

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

51.37

Extraction Workers, All Other

45.24

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

40.06

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

26.06

Insulation Workers, Mechanical

23.18

Helpers--Extraction Workers

17.21

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

15.37

Riggers

13.93

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

8.87
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Ocean City, NJ, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other

22.00

Lodging Managers

11.85

Telephone Operators

10.54

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

8.92

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

8.88

Word Processors and Typists

7.73

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

6.83

Amusement and Recreation Attendants

5.90

First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers

4.95

Social and Human Service Assistants

4.73
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Ocala, FL, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

16.35

Animal Trainers

15.00

Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians

4.59

Pest Control Workers

4.56

Roofers

4.40

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

4.24

Funeral Attendants

3.92

Nonfarm Animal Caretakers

3.74

Construction and Related Workers, All Other

3.23

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

3.08
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Division, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Solar Photovoltaic Installers

6.59

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

6.14

Pile-Driver Operators

5.76

Tapers

4.45

Biomedical Engineers

4.03

Multimedia Artists and Animators

3.91

Manicurists and Pedicurists

3.88

Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

3.80

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

3.76

Sociologists

3.67
Occupations with the highest location quotient in North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, FL, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorboat Operators

7.68

Athletes and Sports Competitors

6.94

Construction and Related Workers, All Other

5.47

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.26

Roofers

4.13

Pipelayers

4.11

Dancers

4.07

Real Estate Sales Agents

3.91

Religious Workers, All Other

3.84

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

3.47
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Niles-Benton Harbor, MI, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Commercial and Industrial Designers

9.63

Tool and Die Makers

6.19

Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.57

Mechanical Engineers

5.43

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

4.68

Funeral Attendants

4.66

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.42

Art Directors

4.31

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

4.25

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks

3.81
Occupations with the highest location quotient in New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Fashion Designers

10.40

Subway and Streetcar Operators

8.99

Traffic Technicians

5.04

Art Directors

5.01

Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes

4.94

Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers

4.60

Editors

4.51

Costume Attendants

4.48

Brokerage Clerks

4.40

Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents

4.34
Occupations with the highest location quotient in New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Fashion Designers

6.77

Subway and Streetcar Operators

5.94

Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance

3.56

Art Directors

3.48

Traffic Technicians

3.32

Shampooers

3.32

Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes

3.31

Elevator Installers and Repairers

3.26

Editors

3.26

Brokerage Clerks

3.22
Occupations with the highest location quotient in New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other

38.16

Commercial Divers

28.89

Sailors and Marine Oilers

22.24

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

20.37

Pile-Driver Operators

18.55

Nuclear Power Reactor Operators

16.55

Riggers

14.80

Ship Engineers

12.16

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

10.13

Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders

9.83
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Newark-Union, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Transit and Railroad Police

10.29

Marriage and Family Therapists

5.12

Mathematical Technicians

5.00

Shampooers

4.90

Communications Equipment Operators, All Other

4.84

Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists

4.76

Transportation Security Screeners

3.85

Elevator Installers and Repairers

3.68

Material Moving Workers, All Other

3.61

Etchers and Engravers

3.30
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Nassau-Suffolk, NY Metropolitan Division, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Social Science Research Assistants

11.60

Special Education Teachers, Preschool

4.45

Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers

4.35

Word Processors and Typists

4.09

Manicurists and Pedicurists

4.06

Helpers--Carpenters

3.72

Insurance Appraisers, Auto Damage

3.68

Barbers

3.44

Physicists

3.33

Podiatrists

3.30
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes

6.49

Nurse Anesthetists

4.11

Helpers--Roofers

4.05

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

3.49

Traffic Technicians

3.31

Sound Engineering Technicians

3.10

Environmental Engineering Technicians

2.92

Film and Video Editors

2.82

Special Education Teachers, All Other

2.72

Epidemiologists

2.64
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Naples-Marco Island, FL, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorboat Operators

22.69

Athletes and Sports Competitors

12.57

Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants

12.48

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

8.11

Tile and Marble Setters

7.59

Construction and Related Workers, All Other

7.55

Real Estate Sales Agents

5.86

First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers

5.82

Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers

5.36

Nurse Anesthetists

5.32
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Napa, CA, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

40.87

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

36.14

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

22.27

Demonstrators and Product Promoters

20.74

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

19.01

Massage Therapists

13.15

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

11.93

Agricultural Equipment Operators

9.44

Tour Guides and Escorts

6.18

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

6.12
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

7.66

Motorcycle Mechanics

5.58

Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

5.20

Real Estate Sales Agents

4.89

Chefs and Head Cooks

4.28

Lodging Managers

4.12

Amusement and Recreation Attendants

4.11

Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop

4.04

Dancers

3.36

Meter Readers, Utilities

3.34
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Muskegon-Norton Shores, MI, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

27.32

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

22.74

Materials Engineers

13.30

Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

11.44

Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

8.14

Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.51

Millwrights

6.49

Tool and Die Makers

6.43

Industrial Engineering Technicians

5.80

Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.55
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Muncie, IN, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Roofers

6.11

Tool and Die Makers

5.63

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

3.72

Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

2.90

Pharmacy Technicians

2.81

Opticians, Dispensing

2.75

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

2.57

Medical Secretaries

2.57

Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

2.39

Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other

2.37
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Workers

30.49

Conservation Scientists

16.15

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

14.50

Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors

10.54

Logging Equipment Operators

9.42

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

9.39

Material Moving Workers, All Other

8.64

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

7.96

Forest and Conservation Technicians

6.68

Rehabilitation Counselors

6.57
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Morristown, TN, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Upholsterers

18.89

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.58

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

6.54

Meter Readers, Utilities

6.49

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

5.66

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.57

Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.37

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

4.79

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

4.52

Tool and Die Makers

4.36
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Morgantown, WV, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Roof Bolters, Mining

64.06

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

8.82

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

7.27

Biochemists and Biophysicists

5.62

Medical Equipment Repairers

5.58

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

4.87

Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers

4.54

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

4.52

Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other

4.36

Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping

4.14
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Montgomery, AL, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

8.96

Education Administrators, All Other

7.85

Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers

6.72

Archivists

6.10

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

5.67

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

4.97

Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers

4.66

Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

4.34

Team Assemblers

4.06

Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door

3.83
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Monroe, MI, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School

12.74

Machinists

7.04

Millwrights

6.94

Industrial Engineers

6.38

Commercial and Industrial Designers

6.11

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

5.36

Tool and Die Makers

4.07

Architectural and Engineering Managers

3.78

Library Technicians

3.62

Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other

3.31
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Monroe, LA, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks

17.40

Nuclear Medicine Technologists

4.57

Protective Service Workers, All Other

4.34

Logging Equipment Operators

4.22

Helpers--Electricians

3.81

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

3.79

Radio and Television Announcers

3.64

Transportation Workers, All Other

3.49

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses

3.45

Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other

3.38
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Modesto, CA, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Animal Breeders

28.61

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

18.80

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

13.14

Choreographers

11.90

Food Scientists and Technologists

6.55

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

6.51

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

5.61

Plasterers and Stucco Masons

5.09

Food Batchmakers

4.61

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.58
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Mobile, AL, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic

82.18

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

27.22

Insurance Appraisers, Auto Damage

24.52

Ship Engineers

16.93

Sailors and Marine Oilers

15.54

Marine Engineers and Naval Architects

15.45

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

9.64

Crane and Tower Operators

9.11

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

8.38

Pipelayers

6.00
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Missoula, MT, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

29.68

Hydrologists

14.15

Forest and Conservation Workers

13.75

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

11.57

Foresters

11.38

Conservation Scientists

9.35

Commercial Pilots

7.62

Biological Scientists, All Other

5.94

Fundraisers

5.75

Social Workers, All Other

5.53
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Mathematical Technicians

13.23

Food Scientists and Technologists

9.11

Industrial-Organizational Psychologists

6.35

Floor Sanders and Finishers

4.29

Animal Scientists

4.09

Life Scientists, All Other

3.89

Sales and Related Workers, All Other

3.87

Media and Communication Workers, All Other

3.74

Food Processing Workers, All Other

3.46

Set and Exhibit Designers

3.41
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

5.61

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

4.46

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

4.43

Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers

4.37

Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic

3.72

Public Address System and Other Announcers

3.22

Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.19

Tool and Die Makers

3.15

Sociologists

3.14

Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.12
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Midland, TX, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

76.10

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

70.15

Petroleum Engineers

55.49

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

52.57

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

48.69

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

46.08

Wellhead Pumpers

30.15

Helpers--Extraction Workers

29.94

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

25.44

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

14.54
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Michigan City-La Porte, IN, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.70

Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.60

Cooks, Short Order

4.44

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.13

Highway Maintenance Workers

3.70

Surgeons

3.70

Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators

3.55

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

3.20

Team Assemblers

3.03

Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

2.89
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Baggage Porters and Bellhops

7.95

Motorboat Operators

7.38

Cargo and Freight Agents

6.06

Pile-Driver Operators

5.33

Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks

5.19

Ship Engineers

4.96

Parking Lot Attendants

4.30

Transportation Security Screeners

3.96

Teachers and Instructors, All Other, Except Substitute Teachers

3.83

Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers

3.71
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorboat Operators

9.75

Athletes and Sports Competitors

5.78

Baggage Porters and Bellhops

4.73

Marine Engineers and Naval Architects

4.36

Parking Lot Attendants

3.97

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

3.85

Cargo and Freight Agents

3.48

Real Estate Sales Agents

3.45

Transportation Security Screeners

3.21

Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks

3.14
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Merced, CA, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

32.60

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

29.63

Agricultural Inspectors

12.46

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

11.60

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

10.01

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

8.85

Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders

7.21

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

5.35

Counselors, All Other

5.21

Food Scientists and Technologists

5.13
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Memphis, TN-MS-AR, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Woodworkers, All Other

6.84

Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other

6.44

Cargo and Freight Agents

6.02

Gaming Managers

6.01

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.10

Gaming Cage Workers

3.81

Slot Supervisors

3.72

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

3.24

Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers

3.20

Helpers--Roofers

3.19
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Medford, OR, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

18.57

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

12.43

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

7.37

Clergy

7.20

Material Moving Workers, All Other

6.90

Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants

6.55

Logging Equipment Operators

4.92

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

4.59

Obstetricians and Gynecologists

4.33

Production Workers, All Other

4.31
Occupations with the highest location quotient in McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Personal Care Aides

11.16

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

10.94

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

5.79

Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists

5.55

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

5.00

Agricultural Equipment Operators

4.81

Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers

4.41

Helpers--Extraction Workers

4.40

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School

3.05

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

3.01
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Mayaguez, PR, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Helpers--Electricians

20.42

Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary

16.11

History Teachers, Postsecondary

9.60

Pharmacy Aides

7.64

Counselors, All Other

6.74

Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary

5.42

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

5.41

Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary

5.05

Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary

4.94

Cooks, Fast Food

4.72
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Mansfield, OH, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

10.77

Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

8.04

Psychiatric Aides

6.29

Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.86

Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.83

Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.78

Music Directors and Composers

4.60

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

4.11

Tool and Die Makers

3.92

Pipelayers

3.74
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Mankato-North Mankato, MN, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Social and Human Service Assistants

8.14

Printing Press Operators

7.79

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

6.77

Recreational Therapists

6.48

Building Cleaning Workers, All Other

5.35

Prepress Technicians and Workers

5.30

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.69

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

4.51

Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other

4.33

Athletic Trainers

3.91
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Manhattan, KS, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

12.82

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

12.58

Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary

9.43

Soil and Plant Scientists

8.94

Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary

6.00

Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary

5.57

Education Administrators, Postsecondary

4.86

Biological Technicians

4.64

Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other

4.63

Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary

4.41
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Madison, WI, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Animal Scientists

19.18

Animal Breeders

11.55

Biochemists and Biophysicists

6.44

Microbiologists

5.79

Soil and Plant Scientists

5.47

Biological Technicians

5.38

Conservation Scientists

5.26

Business Teachers, Postsecondary

5.06

Hydrologists

4.49

Actuaries

4.36
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Madera-Chowchilla, CA, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

80.38

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

21.26

Social Workers, All Other

5.79

Pharmacy Aides

4.96

Dietetic Technicians

4.80

Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters

4.52

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education

4.24

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.19

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

4.16

Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.88
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Macon, GA, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Insurance Appraisers, Auto Damage

9.59

Bailiffs

9.49

Logging Equipment Operators

5.77

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

4.02

Information and Record Clerks, All Other

3.70

Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

3.36

Insurance Underwriters

3.12

Physical Therapist Aides

3.10

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

2.82

Insurance Sales Agents

2.81
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lynchburg, VA, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Mental Health Counselors

6.75

Helpers--Electricians

5.70

Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service

4.85

Order Clerks

4.78

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

4.65

Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.59

Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.21

Logging Equipment Operators

3.51

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

3.36

Funeral Attendants

3.26
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lubbock, TX, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary

12.72

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

11.65

File Clerks

10.77

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

10.16

Graduate Teaching Assistants

9.77

Psychiatric Aides

7.80

Agricultural Equipment Operators

6.76

Soil and Plant Scientists

6.39

Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall

5.20

Interpreters and Translators

4.68
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Louisville-Jefferson County, KY-IN, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Statistical Assistants

12.52

Drafters, All Other

5.88

Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers

4.36

Therapists, All Other

3.24

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

3.04

Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other

3.03

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

3.02

Production Workers, All Other

2.96

Team Assemblers

2.96

Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers

2.95
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Actors

11.31

Media and Communication Workers, All Other

9.80

Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance

8.22

Film and Video Editors

7.85

Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes

7.64

Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers

7.46

Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other

6.92

Fashion Designers

6.29

Costume Attendants

5.88

Producers and Directors

5.58
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Media and Communication Workers, All Other

12.75

Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance

10.77

Film and Video Editors

10.41

Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes

10.27

Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers

9.50

Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other

9.23

Fashion Designers

7.52

Producers and Directors

7.41

Multimedia Artists and Animators

7.21

Sound Engineering Technicians

6.55
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Longview, WA, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Millwrights

26.14

Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders

21.39

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

12.76

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

11.73

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

10.52

Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

9.36

Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors

7.91

Conservation Scientists

7.32

Crane and Tower Operators

5.80

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

3.32
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Longview, TX, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

34.18

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

27.28

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

26.16

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

17.90

Wellhead Pumpers

14.40

Helpers--Extraction Workers

13.27

Rail Car Repairers

8.69

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

8.55

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

7.61

Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders

7.08
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Logan, UT-ID, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Food Batchmakers

17.63

Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

11.66

Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

8.48

Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan

7.89

Soil and Plant Scientists

7.57

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

6.17

Dietetic Technicians

5.89

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

5.32

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

5.22

Forest and Conservation Technicians

4.75
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Special Education Teachers, All Other

6.15

Tree Trimmers and Pruners

4.88

Forensic Science Technicians

3.96

Crane and Tower Operators

3.90

Archivists

3.84

Commercial Pilots

3.77

Avionics Technicians

3.34

Structural Iron and Steel Workers

3.33

Helpers--Carpenters

3.11

Meter Readers, Utilities

3.11
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lincoln, NE, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Desktop Publishers

5.52

Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan

5.52

Reporters and Correspondents

4.47

Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.22

Social and Human Service Assistants

3.97

Soil and Plant Scientists

3.97

Compliance Officers

3.52

Drafters, All Other

3.28

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

3.26

Education Teachers, Postsecondary

3.18
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lima, OH, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

7.83

Millwrights

7.29

Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.11

Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.23

Tool and Die Makers

3.51

Social Workers, All Other

3.29

Machinists

3.17

Home Health Aides

3.08

Chemical Engineers

2.90

Labor Relations Specialists

2.77
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lexington-Fayette, KY, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Farm and Home Management Advisors

37.47

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

20.84

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

11.28

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

8.21

Cartographers and Photogrammetrists

4.89

Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other

4.75

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

4.74

Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other

4.74

Nurse Midwives

4.68

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary

4.52
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lewiston, ID-WA, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

15.85

Radio and Television Announcers

10.95

Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors

9.26

Crane and Tower Operators

5.68

Pipelayers

4.81

Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door

4.65

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

3.91

Medical Transcriptionists

3.90

Physician Assistants

3.30

Cooks, Fast Food

2.67
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lebanon, PA, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Carpet Installers

6.82

Food Batchmakers

6.38

Furniture Finishers

6.12

Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists

5.81

Bus Drivers, School or Special Client

4.60

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School

4.11

Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.89

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

3.46

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

3.45

Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.32
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lawton, OK, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

32.17

Gaming Supervisors

7.45

Procurement Clerks

4.37

Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop

4.27

Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors

4.24

Computer and Information Research Scientists

4.15

Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary

3.54

Budget Analysts

3.52

Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

2.92

Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping

2.79
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lawrence, KS, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Fundraisers

4.29

Crossing Guards

3.90

Coaches and Scouts

3.72

Library Technicians

3.65

Pharmacy Aides

3.39

Cooks, Fast Food

3.28

Web Developers

3.07

Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers

2.96

Instructional Coordinators

2.94

Floral Designers

2.85
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Las Vegas-Paradise, NV, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming Supervisors

37.62

Gaming Dealers

30.90

Gaming Service Workers, All Other

29.58

Gaming Cage Workers

20.08

Gaming Managers

14.46

Dancers

13.21

Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other

12.76

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

12.55

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

11.83

Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs

10.10
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Las Cruces, NM, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

11.98

Aerospace Engineers

11.26

Physical Scientists, All Other

8.88

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

8.22

Helpers--Carpenters

7.85

Food Batchmakers

5.36

Personal Care Aides

4.38

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

4.27

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

3.94

Cooks, Short Order

3.93
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Laredo, TX, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Cargo and Freight Agents

28.62

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

16.75

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

11.12

Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists

6.61

Compliance Officers

6.46

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

6.29

Personal Care Aides

6.05

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

5.76

Counselors, All Other

5.40

Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance

3.72
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lansing-East Lansing, MI, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary

13.89

Budget Analysts

9.89

Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary

7.90

Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers

6.97

Computer Occupations, All Other

5.54

Desktop Publishers

5.51

Financial Specialists, All Other

5.51

Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators

5.06

Internists, General

5.05

Musical Instrument Repairers and Tuners

4.59
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lancaster, PA, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

7.16

Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic

6.77

Pourers and Casters, Metal

5.33

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

5.25

Food Batchmakers

4.57

Brickmasons and Blockmasons

4.18

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

4.14

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

3.87

Printing Press Operators

3.86

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

3.82
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Special Education Teachers, All Other

11.40

Athletes and Sports Competitors

8.84

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

5.90

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

3.99

Medical Transcriptionists

3.94

Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners

3.93

Psychologists, All Other

3.68

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

3.60

Motion Picture Projectionists

3.36

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

3.01
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lake Havasu City - Kingman, AZ, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

16.66

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

16.30

Dental Laboratory Technicians

7.86

First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers

5.96

Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other

5.07

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

5.01

Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door

4.53

Firefighters

4.46

Pest Control Workers

4.43

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.18
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lake County-Kenosha County, IL-WI Metropolitan Division, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Medical Equipment Preparers

6.46

Animal Trainers

4.30

Microbiologists

3.96

Chemists

3.56

Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.48

Bicycle Repairers

3.30

Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other

3.15

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

3.05

Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks

2.90

Engineers, All Other

2.75
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lake Charles, LA, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Chemical Plant and System Operators

32.23

Bridge and Lock Tenders

18.42

Pile-Driver Operators

17.06

Gaming Managers

15.43

Gaming Supervisors

11.60

Gaming Cage Workers

11.44

Gaming Dealers

10.10

Chemical Engineers

9.51

Sailors and Marine Oilers

8.52

Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders

8.14
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lafayette, LA, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Extraction Workers, All Other

42.77

Riggers

39.16

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

23.74

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

23.20

Mining Machine Operators, All Other

20.07

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

18.52

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

16.71

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

16.22

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

14.90

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

14.32
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Lafayette, IN, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Soil and Plant Scientists

8.95

Team Assemblers

6.14

Biological Technicians

5.69

Audiologists

4.91

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

3.70

Painters, Transportation Equipment

3.32

Special Education Teachers, Preschool

3.30

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

2.97

Court Reporters

2.97

Chemists

2.81
Occupations with the highest location quotient in La Crosse, WI-MN, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Bicycle Repairers

10.12

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

4.62

Maintenance Workers, Machinery

4.34

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.04

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

3.80

Telemarketers

3.69

Occupational Therapy Assistants

3.67

Bartenders

3.54

Printing Press Operators

3.31

Healthcare Social Workers

3.24
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Kokomo, IN, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Millwrights

20.30

Commercial and Industrial Designers

14.51

Tool and Die Makers

9.65

Electrical Engineers

8.74

Engineers, All Other

7.00

Funeral Attendants

5.37

Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners

4.19

Residential Advisors

4.07

Software Developers, Systems Software

3.68

Labor Relations Specialists

3.62
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Knoxville, TN, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Farm and Home Management Advisors

9.96

Occupational Health and Safety Technicians

6.94

Nuclear Technicians

6.19

Nuclear Engineers

6.16

Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers

5.69

Traffic Technicians

5.61

Physicists

4.77

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

4.19

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

3.84

Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors

3.78
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Kingston, NY, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Word Processors and Typists

6.65

Highway Maintenance Workers

5.43

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

5.37

Legislators

4.96

Postal Service Clerks

3.72

Protective Service Workers, All Other

3.69

Home Appliance Repairers

3.62

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors

3.43

Social Workers, All Other

3.42

Bus Drivers, School or Special Client

3.29
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Avionics Technicians

13.09

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

8.59

Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers

7.80

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

7.54

Helpers--Electricians

6.43

Fallers

6.24

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

5.90

Computer Operators

5.18

Cooks, All Other

4.42

Ophthalmic Medical Technicians

3.89
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, TX, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment

9.39

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

7.07

Airfield Operations Specialists

6.31

Correctional Officers and Jailers

6.14

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.26

Locksmiths and Safe Repairers

5.05

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.97

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

4.85

Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.08

Podiatrists

3.88
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, WA, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Nuclear Engineers

29.88

Physicists

20.65

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

16.13

Occupational Health and Safety Technicians

15.64

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

14.92

Agricultural Equipment Operators

14.48

Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

10.30

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

10.10

Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health

9.50

Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors

9.32
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Kansas City, MO-KS, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

4.58

Actuaries

4.07

Athletes and Sports Competitors

4.04

Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

2.81

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

2.78

Choreographers

2.70

Air Traffic Controllers

2.68

Rail Car Repairers

2.57

Electrical and Electronics Drafters

2.57

Biochemists and Biophysicists

2.54
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Kankakee-Bradley, IL, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers

23.77

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School

4.79

Orderlies

4.40

Legislators

3.77

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

3.36

Food Servers, Nonrestaurant

3.22

Substitute Teachers

2.66

Machinists

2.31

Parts Salespersons

2.31

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses

2.16
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Kalamazoo-Portage, MI, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Industrial Engineering Technicians

5.92

Therapists, All Other

5.59

Commercial and Industrial Designers

4.84

Psychiatric Aides

4.71

Chemists

4.54

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

4.14

Teachers and Instructors, All Other, Except Substitute Teachers

4.14

Occupational Therapy Aides

3.76

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

3.51

Industrial Engineers

3.49
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Joplin, MO, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Food Batchmakers

13.25

Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

8.87

Occupational Health and Safety Technicians

8.01

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

7.39

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

5.40

Production Workers, All Other

5.08

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.05

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

4.69

Nurse Practitioners

3.89

Motorcycle Mechanics

3.82
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Jonesboro, AR, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists

10.54

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

8.16

Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other

7.02

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.89

Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters

5.98

Physical Therapist Assistants

4.30

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

4.18

Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.93

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

3.71

Sheet Metal Workers

3.48
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Johnstown, PA, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

10.97

Social and Human Service Assistants

5.10

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

4.63

Carpet Installers

4.60

Residential Advisors

4.53

Word Processors and Typists

4.27

Recreational Therapists

4.21

Highway Maintenance Workers

4.11

Medical Transcriptionists

4.11

Rehabilitation Counselors

3.38
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Johnson City, TN, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers

6.96

Internists, General

6.86

Environmental Engineering Technicians

4.55

Nurse Practitioners

4.13

Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other

3.97

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

3.44

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

3.30

Computer Operators

3.27

Cooks, Fast Food

3.25

Nuclear Medicine Technologists

3.14
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Jefferson City, MO, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Legal Support Workers, All Other

15.36

Health Educators

8.29

Word Processors and Typists

7.55

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

6.68

Legislators

6.25

Power Plant Operators

5.74

Conservation Scientists

4.95

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay

4.90

Correctional Officers and Jailers

4.78

Residential Advisors

3.97
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Janesville, WI, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

14.74

Computer Operators

9.97

Athletic Trainers

6.18

Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.97

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

5.73

Material Moving Workers, All Other

5.37

Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.39

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

4.21

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

3.88

Music Directors and Composers

3.88
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Jacksonville, NC, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Helpers--Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons

7.93

Real Estate Brokers

6.87

Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters

5.26

Teachers and Instructors, All Other, Except Substitute Teachers

4.83

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

4.25

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

4.05

Pest Control Workers

3.53

Tax Preparers

3.39

Meter Readers, Utilities

3.02

Painters, Construction and Maintenance

2.98
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Jacksonville, FL, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks

6.61

Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other

4.85

Ship Engineers

4.60

Air Traffic Controllers

4.56

Motorboat Operators

3.81

Credit Counselors

3.47

Avionics Technicians

3.30

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

3.01

Construction and Related Workers, All Other

3.01

Bill and Account Collectors

2.98
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Jackson, TN, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

10.25

Athletic Trainers

6.30

Production Workers, All Other

5.75

Residential Advisors

4.81

Logging Equipment Operators

4.48

Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers

3.80

Bill and Account Collectors

3.59

Data Entry Keyers

3.58

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

3.39

Millwrights

3.36
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Jackson, MS, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Psychiatric Aides

13.90

Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

7.17

Conservation Scientists

6.96

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary

4.17

Farm and Home Management Advisors

3.95

Correspondence Clerks

3.93

Emergency Management Directors

3.74

Traffic Technicians

3.71

Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks

3.65

Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers

3.64
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Jackson, MI, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

12.72

Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

8.29

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

8.18

Tool and Die Makers

8.15

Postsecondary Teachers, All Other

7.28

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

7.08

Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians

6.74

Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic

6.41

Helpers--Production Workers

4.40

Clergy

3.84
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Ithaca, NY, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Cooks, All Other

5.96

Biological Technicians

5.60

Social and Human Service Assistants

3.75

Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan

3.32

Legislators

3.32

Self-Enrichment Education Teachers

2.96

Social Workers, All Other

2.83

Highway Maintenance Workers

2.62

Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors

2.59

Education Administrators, Postsecondary

2.59
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Iowa City, IA, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Parking Enforcement Workers

7.16

Office Machine Operators, Except Computer

4.51

Audiologists

4.41

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

4.13

Rehabilitation Counselors

3.67

Occupational Health and Safety Technicians

3.57

Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other

3.38

Medical and Health Services Managers

3.35

Pipelayers

3.20

Production Workers, All Other

3.07
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Indianapolis-Carmel, IN, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Nurse Midwives

8.72

Boilermakers

7.53

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

7.20

Door-to-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers

5.69

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

5.42

Air Traffic Controllers

4.11

Biochemists and Biophysicists

3.67

Physical Scientists, All Other

3.35

Therapists, All Other

3.19

Materials Engineers

3.05
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Idaho Falls, ID, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

37.63

Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders

16.18

Motorcycle Mechanics

13.82

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

9.16

Agricultural Inspectors

8.45

Forest and Conservation Technicians

7.20

Glaziers

6.33

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

5.10

Rehabilitation Counselors

4.63

Biological Technicians

4.19
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Huntsville, AL, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Aerospace Engineers

21.62

Engineers, All Other

16.89

Avionics Technicians

16.24

Logisticians

15.04

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

14.57

Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians

10.38

Electrical Engineers

7.66

Computer Hardware Engineers

7.23

Computer and Information Research Scientists

6.95

Environmental Engineering Technicians

6.43
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Community Health Workers

6.72

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

6.58

Crane and Tower Operators

6.39

Marriage and Family Therapists

4.16

Fire Inspectors and Investigators

4.00

Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors

3.76

Residential Advisors

3.62

Pipelayers

3.51

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

3.37

Nurse Anesthetists

3.25
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Petroleum Engineers

17.24

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

11.49

Marine Engineers and Naval Architects

9.98

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

9.80

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

6.70

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

6.57

Chemical Engineers

6.35

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

6.12

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

5.82

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

5.64
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

165.31

Ship Engineers

113.28

Sailors and Marine Oilers

111.55

Riggers

102.12

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

27.60

Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders

24.29

Crane and Tower Operators

17.67

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

14.99

Extraction Workers, All Other

14.02

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

14.01
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Hot Springs, AR, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

7.21

Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other

4.18

Medical Transcriptionists

4.15

Surveyors

3.93

Nonfarm Animal Caretakers

3.50

Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors

3.49

Dentists, General

2.77

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians

2.55

Counter and Rental Clerks

2.50

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses

2.46
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Honolulu, HI, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Dancers

13.00

Anthropologists and Archeologists

9.26

Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers

8.40

Tour Guides and Escorts

7.40

Transportation Security Screeners

5.74

Landscape Architects

5.32

Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors

4.92

Baggage Porters and Bellhops

4.78

Commercial Divers

4.52

Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks

4.45
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Holland-Grand Haven, MI, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Commercial and Industrial Designers

8.96

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

8.31

Tool and Die Makers

8.05

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

7.59

Industrial Engineers

7.13

Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.80

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

5.04

Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

4.95

Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners

4.89

Industrial Engineering Technicians

4.84
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Hinesville-Fort Stewart, GA, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Information and Record Clerks, All Other

9.01

Environmental Engineers

7.25

Social Workers, All Other

6.72

Procurement Clerks

6.25

Computer Occupations, All Other

4.77

Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers

3.64

Firefighters

3.38

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks

3.34

Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria

2.86

First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives

2.74
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Model Makers, Wood

106.16

Patternmakers, Wood

88.80

Upholsterers

82.94

Furniture Finishers

54.17

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

41.45

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

38.85

Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers

38.26

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

27.74

Psychiatric Technicians

24.92

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

17.64
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Hattiesburg, MS, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Equipment Operators

8.28

Ophthalmic Medical Technicians

5.76

Medical Transcriptionists

5.68

Helpers--Electricians

4.81

Cooks, Fast Food

3.77

Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers

3.16

Cooks, Short Order

3.03

Library Technicians

2.98

Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other

2.90

Legislators

2.87
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Harrisonburg, VA, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

23.44

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

14.66

Interpreters and Translators

9.50

History Teachers, Postsecondary

7.23

Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary

7.14

Prepress Technicians and Workers

7.01

Physics Teachers, Postsecondary

6.43

Occupational Health and Safety Technicians

6.15

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

5.25

Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary

5.15
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Word Processors and Typists

6.24

Historians

4.98

Archivists

4.41

Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

4.40

Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers

4.33

Correspondence Clerks

4.00

Statisticians

3.68

Labor Relations Specialists

3.60

Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks

3.55

Judicial Law Clerks

3.34
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Hanford-Corcoran, CA, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

119.99

Agricultural Equipment Operators

51.98

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

31.54

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

14.01

Word Processors and Typists

11.59

Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.79

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.74

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

5.79

Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists

4.57

Helpers--Production Workers

4.40
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Furniture Finishers

8.73

Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers

5.12

Computer Occupations, All Other

4.97

Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters

4.32

Recreational Therapists

4.26

Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks

4.16

Material Moving Workers, All Other

4.08

Marriage and Family Therapists

3.80

Correctional Officers and Jailers

3.79

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

3.59
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Gulfport-Biloxi, MS, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Slot Supervisors

51.46

Gaming Managers

31.15

Gaming Supervisors

26.34

Gaming Cage Workers

24.52

Gaming Dealers

24.27

Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic

23.69

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

19.52

Marine Engineers and Naval Architects

13.97

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

12.43

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

10.56
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Guayama, PR, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Chemists

15.34

Pharmacy Aides

11.47

Industrial Engineers

6.87

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

6.11

First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers

5.71

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

5.30

Security Guards

4.14

Teachers and Instructors, All Other, Except Substitute Teachers

3.71

Cooks, Fast Food

3.30

Butchers and Meat Cutters

3.24
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, SC, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

22.34

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

7.79

Team Assemblers

4.89

Mechanical Engineers

4.55

Chemical Plant and System Operators

3.98

Funeral Attendants

3.79

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

3.77

Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.62

Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers

3.32

Orderlies

3.24
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Greenville, NC, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

11.50

Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

7.97

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary

7.37

Chemical Technicians

6.42

Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters

5.02

Diagnostic Medical Sonographers

4.10

Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

3.92

Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary

3.50

Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors

3.45

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

3.36
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Greensboro-High Point, NC, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Upholsterers

19.18

Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

16.69

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

13.83

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

12.40

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

7.17

Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers

6.02

Sewing Machine Operators

5.89

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

5.66

Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers

4.89

Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders

4.70
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Green Bay, WI, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

16.14

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

6.62

Food Scientists and Technologists

6.44

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

6.32

Prepress Technicians and Workers

5.35

Mechanical Drafters

5.27

Designers, All Other

5.11

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

4.69

Etchers and Engravers

4.45

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.34
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Greeley, CO, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

43.48

Wellhead Pumpers

18.20

Helpers--Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons

5.68

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

5.55

Butchers and Meat Cutters

4.11

Pipelayers

4.08

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

3.79

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

3.65

Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners

3.63

Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers

3.53
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Great Falls, MT, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Radio and Television Announcers

6.91

Mental Health Counselors

6.67

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.05

Clergy

5.99

Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.66

Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators

4.30

Coaches and Scouts

4.12

Social Workers, All Other

3.74

Bartenders

3.20

Tire Repairers and Changers

3.17
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders

14.77

Tool and Die Makers

10.15

Dietetic Technicians

4.75

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

4.60

Desktop Publishers

4.54

Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.39

Demonstrators and Product Promoters

4.11

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

3.93

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.84

Helpers--Production Workers

3.81
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Grand Junction, CO, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

21.86

Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians

12.26

Bicycle Repairers

8.72

Crossing Guards

7.96

Conservation Scientists

5.81

Painters, Transportation Equipment

4.03

Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers

3.46

Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other

3.32

Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines

3.23

Dental Laboratory Technicians

2.91
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Grand Forks, ND-MN, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

16.74

Airfield Operations Specialists

14.84

Agricultural Equipment Operators

10.47

Commercial Pilots

7.12

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.37

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

5.59

Athletic Trainers

5.39

Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.53

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

4.08

Gaming Dealers

3.68
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Goldsboro, NC, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Food Batchmakers

5.45

Rehabilitation Counselors

4.43

Cooks, Short Order

4.13

Construction and Related Workers, All Other

3.83

Home Health Aides

3.68

Parts Salespersons

3.18

Real Estate Brokers

3.06

Driver/Sales Workers

2.97

Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping

2.93

Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

2.85
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Glens Falls, NY, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

8.71

Legislators

8.15

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

7.88

Millwrights

6.21

Highway Maintenance Workers

6.04

Biomedical Engineers

6.00

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4.99

Musicians and Singers

4.89

Correctional Officers and Jailers

4.67

Word Processors and Typists

4.63
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Gary, IN Metropolitan Division, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

22.06

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

21.70

Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders

11.67

Boilermakers

10.74

Crane and Tower Operators

9.28

Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders

8.75

Pourers and Casters, Metal

8.55

Gaming Supervisors

7.95

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

6.37

Materials Engineers

6.05
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Gainesville, GA, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

20.13

Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

13.89

Dental Laboratory Technicians

9.54

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

8.72

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

8.48

Agricultural Inspectors

8.44

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

7.19

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

6.83

Helpers--Production Workers

6.12

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

4.53
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Gainesville, FL, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary

18.17

Agricultural Engineers

13.23

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

9.85

Museum Technicians and Conservators

8.64

Soil and Plant Scientists

7.59

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

7.15

Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other

5.86

Computer Network Architects

5.64

Veterinary Technologists and Technicians

5.49

Biological Scientists, All Other

5.45
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Gadsden, AL, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Helpers--Production Workers

14.46

Occupational Therapy Assistants

11.34

Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

10.59

Physical Therapist Assistants

7.81

Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping

6.23

Funeral Attendants

3.94

Medical Transcriptionists

3.46

Pipelayers

3.31

Speech-Language Pathologists

2.89

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

2.85
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Fresno, CA, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

39.15

Farm Labor Contractors

25.54

Agricultural Equipment Operators

18.52

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

14.98

Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

10.97

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

10.92

Agricultural Inspectors

9.10

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

7.04

Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs

6.32

Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders

5.54
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Division, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

5.38

Aerospace Engineers

5.05

Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians

4.34

Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment

4.31

Avionics Technicians

3.76

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

3.64

Transportation Security Screeners

3.57

Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.48

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

3.37

Biomedical Engineers

3.27
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Fort Wayne, IN, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

8.75

Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

7.81

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

6.83

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.74

Pourers and Casters, Metal

4.72

Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers

4.40

Tool and Die Makers

4.32

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

4.30

Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other

4.26

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

4.25
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Fort Smith, AR-OK, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Helpers--Extraction Workers

10.48

Food Processing Workers, All Other

10.42

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

10.19

Wellhead Pumpers

9.98

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

9.64

Agricultural Inspectors

8.66

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

7.82

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

6.99

Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other

6.95

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.72
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, FL Metropolitan Division, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorboat Operators

15.16

Marine Engineers and Naval Architects

5.40

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.31

Parking Lot Attendants

5.21

Psychologists, All Other

3.80

Transportation Security Screeners

3.49

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

3.46

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

3.40

Real Estate Sales Agents

3.31

Credit Counselors

3.06
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Fort Collins-Loveland, CO, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Conservation Scientists

20.39

Atmospheric and Space Scientists

12.70

Computer Hardware Engineers

11.67

Foresters

10.64

Soil and Plant Scientists

9.30

Microbiologists

7.52

Telemarketers

6.27

Environmental Engineering Technicians

5.94

Hydrologists

5.87

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

5.56
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Fond du Lac, WI, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

15.51

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5.27

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

5.21

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

5.08

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

5.06

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

4.85

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

4.46

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

3.96

Mechanical Drafters

3.58

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

3.48
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

10.10

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

8.33

Helpers--Electricians

6.73

Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.30

Pipelayers

5.77

Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door

5.31

Nuclear Medicine Technologists

4.29

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

3.70

Tire Repairers and Changers

3.53

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

3.47
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Florence, SC, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks

18.86

Logging Equipment Operators

11.10

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

8.88

Family and General Practitioners

5.77

Orderlies

5.37

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

5.23

Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.22

Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.60

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

3.74

Surgical Technologists

3.54
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Flint, MI, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Internists, General

9.61

Tool and Die Makers

7.73

Millwrights

4.87

Nurse Anesthetists

3.93

Chiropractors

3.20

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

3.05

Dental Hygienists

3.02

Coaches and Scouts

2.96

Funeral Attendants

2.79

Clergy

2.76
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Flagstaff, AZ, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Forest and Conservation Technicians

29.10

Anthropologists and Archeologists

23.00

Tour Guides and Escorts

19.83

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

13.43

Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

8.86

Conservation Scientists

6.77

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

6.51

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.48

Lodging Managers

5.61

Communications Teachers, Postsecondary

5.43
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

13.65

Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products

11.77

Food Scientists and Technologists

10.31

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

9.93

Animal Scientists

9.11

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

7.07

Floor Sanders and Finishers

6.44

Agricultural Equipment Operators

5.96

Computer Operators

5.96

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

5.09
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Fayetteville, NC, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Education Administrators, All Other

14.00

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

7.61

Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles

7.14

Exercise Physiologists

6.02

Real Estate Brokers

5.22

Avionics Technicians

4.43

Logisticians

4.31

Budget Analysts

4.13

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary

3.76

Cartographers and Photogrammetrists

3.60
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Farmington, NM, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

45.47

Wellhead Pumpers

42.77

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

26.93

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

22.17

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

21.69

Anthropologists and Archeologists

18.01

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

16.00

Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door

13.47

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

13.27

Gaming Cage Workers

10.45
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Fargo, ND-MN, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Soil and Plant Scientists

10.81

Public Address System and Other Announcers

9.13

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

8.12

Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other

7.09

Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products

6.36

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.33

Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers

5.17

Interpreters and Translators

5.15

Food Scientists and Technologists

5.10

Dental Laboratory Technicians

4.96
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Fajardo, PR, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

16.78

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

9.37

Cooks, Fast Food

5.94

First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers

3.49

Food Preparation Workers

2.94

Medical Secretaries

2.79

First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers

2.78

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

2.45

Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs

2.22

Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists

2.08
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Fairbanks, AK, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

19.64

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

17.89

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

14.65

Commercial Pilots

13.23

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

9.82

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

8.97

Power Plant Operators

7.83

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

6.96

Transportation Security Screeners

5.92

Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other

5.45
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Evansville, IN-KY, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Painters, Transportation Equipment

8.13

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

5.20

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.12

Occupational Therapy Assistants

4.33

Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.18

Elevator Installers and Repairers

4.07

Tool and Die Makers

3.97

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

3.44

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

3.41

Chemical Technicians

3.37
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Eugene-Springfield, OR, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Logging Workers, All Other

113.63

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

17.39

Foresters

8.16

Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

7.57

Clergy

7.41

Logging Equipment Operators

7.30

Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants

6.93

Social Science Research Assistants

6.80

Psychologists, All Other

6.67

Forest and Conservation Technicians

6.36
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Erie, PA, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Paperhangers

14.68

Gas Plant Operators

10.64

Dietetic Technicians

6.52

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.62

Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.85

Mechanical Drafters

4.36

Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.34

Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.32

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

4.21

Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.04
Occupations with the highest location quotient in El Paso, TX, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders

26.80

Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers

16.11

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

6.84

Counselors, All Other

6.24

Upholsterers

4.25

Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders

3.94

Psychiatric Aides

3.36

Compliance Officers

3.22

Personal Care Aides

3.13

Stonemasons

3.08
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Elmira, NY, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

8.25

Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

7.76

Recreational Therapists

6.76

Legislators

4.83

Machinists

4.51

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

4.47

Mechanical Drafters

4.21

Social Workers, All Other

3.74

Word Processors and Typists

3.30

Tool and Die Makers

3.28
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Elkhart-Goshen, IN, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

85.90

Upholsterers

26.06

Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians

25.63

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

19.55

Furniture Finishers

17.88

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

17.32

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

13.51

Team Assemblers

11.84

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

10.14

Model Makers, Metal and Plastic

9.96
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Elizabethtown, KY, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Production Workers, All Other

13.44

Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping

10.44

Computer Occupations, All Other

8.42

Team Assemblers

6.64

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

5.21

Human Resources Specialists

4.98

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

4.68

Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other

4.49

Residential Advisors

4.28

Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers

3.82
Occupations with the highest location quotient in El Centro, CA, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

55.39

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

19.89

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

16.85

Compliance Officers

7.56

Agricultural Inspectors

7.41

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

6.24

Social Workers, All Other

5.83

Special Education Teachers, All Other

4.30

Word Processors and Typists

4.27

Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors

4.23
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Edison-New Brunswick, NJ Metropolitan Division, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Biochemists and Biophysicists

5.77

Mathematical Science Occupations, All Other

4.78

Shampooers

4.45

Manicurists and Pedicurists

4.43

Public Address System and Other Announcers

4.40

Marriage and Family Therapists

4.34

Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other

3.46

Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers

3.40

Chemists

3.30

Home Appliance Repairers

3.07
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Eau Claire, WI, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.48

Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers

5.31

Medical Transcriptionists

3.70

Chiropractors

3.35

Order Clerks

3.24

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

3.15

Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary

3.09

Couriers and Messengers

2.74

Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

2.68

Food Batchmakers

2.68
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Durham-Chapel Hill, NC, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Life Scientists, All Other

42.96

Social Science Research Assistants

13.26

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

12.51

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary

12.33

Physical Scientists, All Other

9.92

Natural Sciences Managers

9.75

Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

8.64

Statisticians

8.42

Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other

7.97

Law Teachers, Postsecondary

7.16
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Duluth, MN-WI, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Foresters

11.36

Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines

7.74

Social and Human Service Assistants

5.98

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

4.83

Civil Engineering Technicians

4.26

Power Plant Operators

4.17

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

4.10

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

3.89

Labor Relations Specialists

3.74

Rehabilitation Counselors

3.64
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Dubuque, IA, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Pourers and Casters, Metal

18.42

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

11.93

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

7.36

Production Workers, All Other

6.67

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

6.54

Prepress Technicians and Workers

5.30

Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.39

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

4.25

Technical Writers

3.83

Music Directors and Composers

3.58
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Dover, DE, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Urban and Regional Planners

5.96

Civil Engineering Technicians

4.98

Helpers--Carpenters

4.85

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks

4.73

Labor Relations Specialists

4.23

Ophthalmic Medical Technicians

4.08

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

3.58

Legal Support Workers, All Other

3.34

Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors

3.07

Bus Drivers, School or Special Client

2.97
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Dothan, AL, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Agricultural Inspectors

9.18

Logging Equipment Operators

7.99

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.95

Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders

4.74

Helpers--Electricians

4.57

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

3.42

Sewing Machine Operators

3.29

Funeral Attendants

3.26

Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors

3.18

Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service

3.06
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Model Makers, Metal and Plastic

9.58

Patternmakers, Wood

7.49

Mechanical Engineers

6.97

Commercial and Industrial Designers

6.45

Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.94

Tool and Die Makers

5.88

Mechanical Engineering Technicians

5.51

Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.95

Airfield Operations Specialists

4.38

Industrial Engineers

4.09
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Division, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Airfield Operations Specialists

10.48

Model Makers, Metal and Plastic

6.33

Commercial and Industrial Designers

4.83

Slot Supervisors

4.77

Mechanical Engineers

4.62

Industrial Engineers

4.60

Millwrights

4.58

Gaming Supervisors

4.51

Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.45

Rail Yard Engineers, Dinkey Operators, and Hostlers

4.41
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Soil and Plant Scientists

35.31

Financial Examiners

7.11

Insurance Underwriters

5.25

Legislators

5.20

Actuaries

5.00

Woodworkers, All Other

4.91

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

4.61

Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service

4.02

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

3.99

Emergency Management Directors

3.99
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

5.46

Petroleum Engineers

3.98

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

3.96

Hydrologists

3.88

Dancers

3.80

Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers

3.65

Geographers

3.46

Landscape Architects

3.37

Cartographers and Photogrammetrists

3.16

Therapists, All Other

2.95
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorboat Operators

15.52

Athletes and Sports Competitors

6.97

Construction and Related Workers, All Other

6.44

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

6.37

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

5.00

Counselors, All Other

4.82

Fire Inspectors and Investigators

4.77

Credit Counselors

3.72

Pest Control Workers

3.67

Motorcycle Mechanics

3.65
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Decatur, IL, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks

3.57

Healthcare Support Workers, All Other

3.52

Labor Relations Specialists

2.82

Legislators

2.48

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

2.38

Chief Executives

2.38

Pharmacy Aides

2.37

Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education

2.22

Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School

2.19

Maintenance Workers, Machinery

2.00
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Decatur, AL, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

14.04

Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other

10.65

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

9.51

Chemical Plant and System Operators

7.96

Environmental Engineering Technicians

6.70

Materials Engineers

6.49

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment

6.14

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

5.60

Tire Repairers and Changers

5.51

Millwrights

5.38
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Dayton, OH, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

8.37

Aerospace Engineers

7.31

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

6.26

Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other

5.33

Model Makers, Metal and Plastic

5.02

Engineers, All Other

4.70

Mathematicians

4.03

Materials Engineers

3.92

Physicists

3.55

Tool and Die Makers

3.50
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Bridge and Lock Tenders

9.27

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

6.18

Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other

6.08

Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.21

Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians

3.97

Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers

3.66

Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.65

Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders

3.48

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

3.18

Occupational Health and Safety Technicians

3.15
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Danville, VA, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

20.76

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

8.97

Logging Equipment Operators

6.04

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

6.02

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

3.86

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

3.78

Protective Service Workers, All Other

3.75

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

3.23

Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

3.15

Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary

3.06
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Danville, IL, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other

14.78

Maintenance Workers, Machinery

5.32

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks

5.27

Social Workers, All Other

5.27

Tool and Die Makers

4.64

Logisticians

4.40

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

3.77

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

3.62

Healthcare Support Workers, All Other

3.34

Driver/Sales Workers

2.81
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Dalton, GA, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

233.57

Fabric Menders, Except Garment

226.00

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

155.98

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

90.09

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

70.11

Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers

69.50

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

48.45

Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

20.01

Sewing Machine Operators

12.24

Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

10.08
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Stonemasons

4.91

Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers

4.84

Financial Clerks, All Other

3.64

Loan Interviewers and Clerks

3.15

Etchers and Engravers

2.96

Insurance Appraisers, Auto Damage

2.84

Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers

2.82

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

2.68

Computer Hardware Engineers

2.66

Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists

2.52
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers

4.32

Stonemasons

3.86

Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks

3.44

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

3.01

Loan Interviewers and Clerks

2.71

Aerospace Engineers

2.59

Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers

2.42

Etchers and Engravers

2.40

Insurance Appraisers, Auto Damage

2.39

Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians

2.34
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Cumberland, MD-WV, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers

17.46

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

11.68

Occupational Therapy Assistants

8.19

Correctional Officers and Jailers

7.28

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

6.78

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

6.68

Court Reporters

5.81

Funeral Attendants

5.08

Marriage and Family Therapists

4.76

Residential Advisors

4.02
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Motorboat Operators

50.85

Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians

8.47

Engineers, All Other

7.54

Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other

6.51

Fence Erectors

6.15

Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other

5.94

Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians

5.81

Technical Writers

5.37

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

5.21

Aerospace Engineers

5.21
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Corvallis, OR, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

32.50

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

24.12

Soil and Plant Scientists

23.17

Foresters

20.00

Biological Technicians

17.14

Conservation Scientists

15.29

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

12.08

Clergy

10.07

Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other

9.90

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

8.38
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Corpus Christi, TX, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

15.42

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

12.83

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

10.40

Helpers--Extraction Workers

9.95

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

9.73

Helpers--Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons

8.38

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

8.37

Chemical Engineers

7.63

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

6.73

Riggers

6.66
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Columbus, OH, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Dentists, All Other Specialists

4.99

Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks

4.67

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

3.78

Hydrologists

3.28

Telemarketers

2.89

Power Distributors and Dispatchers

2.81

Home Health Aides

2.65

Bailiffs

2.61

Therapists, All Other

2.59

Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

2.59
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Columbus, IN, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

35.72

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

15.20

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

10.62

Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

8.52

Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

8.48

Tool and Die Makers

8.40

Mechanical Drafters

7.00

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6.46

Materials Engineers

6.26

Industrial Engineers

6.08
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Columbus, GA-AL, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

9.71

Bicycle Repairers

7.30

Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

7.04

Bailiffs

6.96

Interpreters and Translators

4.90

Procurement Clerks

4.33

Pipelayers

3.97

Tree Trimmers and Pruners

3.57

Helpers--Electricians

3.30

Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service

3.22
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Columbia, SC, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

6.24

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

4.70

Hydrologists

4.63

Archivists

4.41

Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.98

Nuclear Engineers

3.74

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3.24

Statistical Assistants

3.21

Broadcast Technicians

3.14

Environmental Engineers

2.96
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Columbia, MO, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Soil and Plant Scientists

13.13

Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary

7.67

Communications Teachers, Postsecondary

7.50

Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other

7.46

Insurance Underwriters

6.92

Graduate Teaching Assistants

6.63

Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary

6.22

Family and General Practitioners

6.16

Physics Teachers, Postsecondary

5.09

Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants

4.98
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Colorado Springs, CO, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

6.68

Education Administrators, All Other

5.70

Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other

5.69

Gaming Managers

5.28

Surveying and Mapping Technicians

4.68

Cartographers and Photogrammetrists

3.94

Interpreters and Translators

3.84

Computer Hardware Engineers

3.18

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

3.04

Artists and Related Workers, All Other

3.01
Occupations with the highest location quotient in College Station-Bryan, TX, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Graduate Teaching Assistants

26.10

Physicists

19.77

Farm and Home Management Advisors

17.68

Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other

14.97

Microbiologists

7.36

Education Administrators, Postsecondary

6.11

Helpers--Extraction Workers

5.95

Chemists

5.79

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

5.74

Economists

5.26
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Coeur d'Alene, ID, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Foresters

11.60

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

10.70

Tapers

9.22

Rehabilitation Counselors

7.59

Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6.76

Forest and Conservation Technicians

5.91

Marriage and Family Therapists

5.75

Amusement and Recreation Attendants

4.23

Physical Therapist Assistants

3.89

Dental Laboratory Technicians

3.86
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons

6.61

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

5.66

Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5.52

Tool and Die Makers

4.65

Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4.24

Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.96

Power Distributors and Dispatchers

3.42

Air Traffic Controllers

3.17

Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks

2.89

Bailiffs

2.89
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Cleveland, TN, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

11.30

Tour Guides and Escorts

9.92

Maintenance Workers, Machinery

9.77

Sewing Machine Operators

8.38

Sheet Metal Workers

6.42

Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria

5.34

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

4.82

Packers and Packagers, Hand

4.19

Chemical Technicians

3.98

Food Service Managers

3.25
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Clarksville, TN-KY, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

8.56

Bailiffs

6.19

Machinists

4.40

Transportation Workers, All Other

4.36

Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers

4.36

Teachers and Instructors, All Other, Except Substitute Teachers

4.11

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay

3.94

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

3.60

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

3.19

Healthcare Support Workers, All Other

3.13
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Model Makers, Metal and Plastic

3.88

Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

3.72

Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3.41

Boilermakers

3.41

Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators

3.16

Genetic Counselors

2.78

Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

2.59

Commercial and Industrial Designers

2.53

Biological Technicians

2.53

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

2.41
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Chico, CA, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Tile and Marble Setters

7.90

Dietetic Technicians

5.08

Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs

4.90

Cooks, All Other

3.92

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

3.71

Marriage and Family Therapists

3.66

Broadcast Technicians

3.63

Medical Equipment Preparers

3.51

Sales and Related Workers, All Other

3.47

Pest Control Workers

3.47
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Rail Transportation Workers, All Other

6.16

Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other

4.40

Orthodontists

4.22

Occupational Therapy Aides

4.16

Transportation Workers, All Other

3.32

Paperhangers

3.29

Flight Attendants

3.12

Animal Trainers

2.98

Teachers and Instructors, All Other, Except Substitute Teachers

2.93

Mathematicians

2.89
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Rail Transportation Workers, All Other

7.23

Occupational Therapy Aides

4.81

Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other

4.76

Orthodontists

4.58

Transportation Workers, All Other

3.84

Flight Attendants

3.66

Paperhangers

3.63

Teachers and Instructors, All Other, Except Substitute Teachers

3.25

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other

3.13

Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers

3.06
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Cheyenne, WY, May 2013
Occupation Location Quotient

Cartographers and Photogrammetrists

8.53

Glaziers

6.11

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

5.40

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

4.72

Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers

4.42

Insulation Workers, Mechanical

4.39

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

3.75

Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers

3.70

Helpers--Carpenters

3.46

Construction and Building Inspectors

3.27
Occupations with the highest location quotient in Chattanooga, TN-GA, May 2013