Charts of the areas with the highest location quotient for each occupation, May 2013


Areas with the highest location quotient for Material Moving Workers, All Other, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Portsmouth, NH-ME

14.05

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

11.26

Far Eastern North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

10.38

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA

8.64

Anchorage, AK

8.49

Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

7.44

Medford, OR

6.90

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

6.84

Other New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

6.00

Janesville, WI

5.37
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Far Eastern North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

31.97

Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA

24.29

Longview, WA

21.39

Pascagoula, MS

19.75

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

12.08

New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA

9.83

Gary, IN Metropolitan Division

8.75

Lake Charles, LA

8.14

Longview, TX

7.08

Baton Rouge, LA

6.09
Areas with the highest location quotient for Mine Shuttle Car Operators, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

223.64

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

102.97

Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area

96.39

Charleston, WV

89.42

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

73.15

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

61.30

Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

56.90

North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

47.52

Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

28.53

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

5.83
Areas with the highest location quotient for Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

7.34

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

3.64

Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.58

Aguadilla-Isabela-San Sebastian, PR

3.57

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

3.57

Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.54

Hot Springs, AR

3.49

Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.38

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.34

Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.24
Areas with the highest location quotient for Wellhead Pumpers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Northwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

56.87

Eastern Montana nonmetropolitan area

56.18

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

51.44

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

50.46

Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

46.50

Farmington, NM

42.77

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

40.06

North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

36.40

Midland, TX

30.15

Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area

24.87
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

61.35

Longview, TX

34.18

Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area

30.06

Southwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

24.27

Lafayette, LA

23.74

Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area

16.07

Kansas nonmetropolitan area

15.32

Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

14.11

West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

11.78

Laredo, TX

11.12
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

46.60

Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

38.15

West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

31.80

Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

19.64

Charleston, WV

15.07

Pittsburgh, PA

8.92

Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

8.88

Oklahoma City, OK

6.10

Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division

2.56

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD

2.13
Areas with the highest location quotient for Packers and Packagers, Hand, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Wenatchee-East Wenatchee, WA

8.19

Yakima, WA

6.69

Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, NJ

6.23

Sumter, SC

4.84

Cleveland, TN

4.19

Cedar Rapids, IA

4.14

Northern Utah nonmetropolitan area

3.90

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

3.29

South Western Utah nonmetropolitan area

2.98

Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

2.98
Areas with the highest location quotient for Machine Feeders and Offbearers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Steubenville-Weirton, OH-WV

15.57

Medford, OR

12.43

North Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

10.96

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

10.85

Southern Oregon & Linn County nonmetropolitan area

9.91

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

8.64

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

7.33

Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

7.02

Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area

6.81

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

6.51
Areas with the highest location quotient for Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

3.24

Lebanon, PA

3.12

Savannah, GA

3.00

Dalton, GA

2.28

Rockford, IL

2.02

Cleveland, TN

2.02

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA

1.91

Stockton, CA

1.85

Janesville, WI

1.84

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

1.84
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

3.27

Fond du Lac, WI

2.74

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

2.62

Amarillo, TX

2.52

Lake Havasu City - Kingman, AZ

2.44

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

2.41

Southeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

2.41

Southwest Idaho nonmetropolitan area

2.38

Bakersfield-Delano, CA

2.38

Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

2.23
Areas with the highest location quotient for Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

6.87

Valdosta, GA

3.85

Southern Oregon & Linn County nonmetropolitan area

3.64

Yakima, WA

3.51

Lebanon, PA

3.45

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

3.39

Fort Wayne, IN

3.14

Stockton, CA

3.10

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

3.10

York-Hanover, PA

3.06
Areas with the highest location quotient for Hoist and Winch Operators, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

10.65

Pittsburgh, PA

3.32

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division

2.85

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI

2.42

Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN

2.39

Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI

2.23

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

2.22

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

1.00

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

0.16
Areas with the highest location quotient for Loading Machine Operators, Underground Mining, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

246.11

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

155.89

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

56.21

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

33.48

Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

20.04
Areas with the highest location quotient for Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

29.68

Garrett County, Maryland nonmetropolitan area

13.22

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

12.33

Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

11.99

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

10.73

Charleston, WV

10.70

West Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

8.22

Terre Haute, IN

7.87

Central Texas nonmetropolitan area

7.85

Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

7.27
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dredge Operators, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Northeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

26.49

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

13.76

Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX

0.99
Areas with the highest location quotient for Crane and Tower Operators, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA

17.67

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

15.06

New Iberia nonmetropolitan area

13.24

Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

9.39

Gary, IN Metropolitan Division

9.28

Mobile, AL

9.11

Pascagoula, MS

9.09

North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

7.83

Steubenville-Weirton, OH-WV

7.82

Pueblo, CO

7.50
Areas with the highest location quotient for Conveyor Operators and Tenders, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

St. Joseph, MO-KS

16.43

Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

12.71

Southeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

12.45

Central South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

11.57

Northeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

11.42

East Central North Dakota

10.55

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

10.06

Western Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

9.18

Gainesville, GA

8.72

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

8.41
Areas with the highest location quotient for Transportation Workers, All Other, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area

36.88

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

7.43

Anchorage, AK

5.11

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

4.97

Clarksville, TN-KY

4.36

San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, CA Metropolitan Division

3.94

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division

3.84

Monroe, LA

3.49

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI

3.32

Baton Rouge, LA

3.24
Areas with the highest location quotient for Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

18.41

Anchorage, AK

8.75

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

4.36

Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area

4.27

Spokane, WA

3.60

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division

2.99

Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division

2.87

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI

2.73

San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, CA Metropolitan Division

2.70

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

2.45
Areas with the highest location quotient for Transportation Inspectors, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

17.19

Anchorage, AK

3.37

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

3.27

Laredo, TX

3.10

Spokane, WA

3.00

Billings, MT

2.92

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA

2.88

Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area

2.86

Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ Metropolitan Division

2.84

Southeast Arizona nonmetropolitan area

2.80
Areas with the highest location quotient for Traffic Technicians, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Knoxville, TN

5.61

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

5.04

Southeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

4.57

Oklahoma City, OK

4.49

Jackson, MS

3.71

Baton Rouge, LA

3.65

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

3.59

Akron, OH

3.54

Chattanooga, TN-GA

3.34

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

3.32
Areas with the highest location quotient for Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

North Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

8.49

Southern Oregon & Linn County nonmetropolitan area

8.42

Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area

7.47

Eugene-Springfield, OR

6.93

Medford, OR

6.55

Bend, OR

5.90

Salem, OR

5.46

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

5.44

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

5.27

Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, NJ

4.88
Areas with the highest location quotient for Parking Lot Attendants, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

5.21

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

4.58

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

4.30

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL

3.97

Honolulu, HI

3.89

San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, CA Metropolitan Division

3.49

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

3.39

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

3.11

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

2.78

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

2.48
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bridge and Lock Tenders, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

28.09

Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

24.92

New Iberia nonmetropolitan area

20.41

Lake Charles, LA

18.42

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

11.07

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

9.64

New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA

9.36

Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL

9.27

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

7.02

Pittsburgh, PA

4.13
Areas with the highest location quotient for Ship Engineers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA

113.28

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

50.56

New Iberia nonmetropolitan area

28.66

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

26.65

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

24.76

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

24.05

Mobile, AL

16.93

New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA

12.16

Barnstable Town, MA

10.04

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division

6.31
Areas with the highest location quotient for Motorboat Operators, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

92.50

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

50.85

Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach, FL

25.81

Naples-Marco Island, FL

22.69

Peabody, MA NECTA Division

18.41

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

15.52

Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

15.16

Savannah, GA

12.64

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL

9.75

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

8.97
Areas with the highest location quotient for Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA

165.31

New Iberia nonmetropolitan area

35.13

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

30.37

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

20.94

New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA

20.37

Lafayette, LA

18.52

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

18.33

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

9.05

Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

8.81

Mobile, AL

8.38
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sailors and Marine Oilers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA

111.55

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

47.92

New Iberia nonmetropolitan area

29.27

New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA

22.24

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

22.10

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

19.22

Mobile, AL

15.54

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

13.22

Lafayette, LA

9.51

Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

8.98
Areas with the highest location quotient for Rail Transportation Workers, All Other, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division

7.23

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI

6.16

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

1.38

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

0.47

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

0.43

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

0.34
Areas with the highest location quotient for Subway and Streetcar Operators, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

8.99

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

5.94

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL

1.17
Areas with the highest location quotient for Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

1.71

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

1.15

Gary, IN Metropolitan Division

0.53

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

0.28

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

0.16

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI

0.05
Areas with the highest location quotient for Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Longview, TX

2.86

Gary, IN Metropolitan Division

1.62

Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX

0.83

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

0.41

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

0.15

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

0.11

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI

0.10
Areas with the highest location quotient for Rail Yard Engineers, Dinkey Operators, and Hostlers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Division

4.41

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

2.08

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI

2.01

Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX

1.95

Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI

1.70

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD

0.93

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

0.44
Areas with the highest location quotient for Locomotive Engineers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

North Arizona nonmetropolitan area

2.01

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

0.26

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

0.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Yuma, AZ

6.63

Fort Wayne, IN

4.26

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

3.76

Grand Junction, CO

3.32

Toledo, OH

3.26

North Arizona nonmetropolitan area

3.08

Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

2.99

North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

2.92

Billings, MT

2.91

Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.70
Areas with the highest location quotient for Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

10.10

Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, MA-NH NECTA Division

3.58

Fargo, ND-MN

3.28

Rochester, MN

3.26

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.92

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

2.87

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

2.70

Norwich-New London, CT-RI

2.67

Bismarck, ND

2.61

Napa, CA

2.51
Areas with the highest location quotient for Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

2.65

Taunton-Norton-Raynham, MA NECTA Division

2.56

Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner, MA

2.56

Waterbury, CT

2.47

Dalton, GA

2.40

Lawrence-Methuen-Salem, MA-NH NECTA Division

2.28

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

2.06

Janesville, WI

2.05

Garrett County, Maryland nonmetropolitan area

2.05

Knoxville, TN

1.98
Areas with the highest location quotient for Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

7.13

Joplin, MO

4.69

West Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

4.35

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.30

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

3.84

Cedar Rapids, IA

3.61

Southcentral Idaho nonmetropolitan area

3.44

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

3.39

Midland, TX

3.37

Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

3.34
Areas with the highest location quotient for Driver/Sales Workers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Bowling Green, KY

3.07

Goldsboro, NC

2.97

Salisbury, MD

2.90

Danville, IL

2.81

Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC

2.75

Jacksonville, NC

2.74

Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area

2.64

St. George, UT

2.59

Rapid City, SD

2.52

Taunton-Norton-Raynham, MA NECTA Division

2.26
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bus Drivers, School or Special Client, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Northwestern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

5.69

Anderson, IN

4.61

Lebanon, PA

4.60

East Central New York nonmetropolitan area

3.98

Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, NJ

3.61

Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.52

Kingston, NY

3.29

East Central North Dakota

3.27

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

3.06

Dover, DE

2.97
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

7.25

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

4.21

Honolulu, HI

4.11

Ames, IA

4.10

Auburn-Opelika, AL

3.63

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

3.09

Corpus Christi, TX

2.84

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

2.77

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, CA

2.69

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

2.64
Areas with the highest location quotient for Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Far Eastern North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

14.53

Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

12.44

San German-Cabo Rojo, PR

11.51

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

10.35

Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area

8.59

Gainesville, GA

8.48

Toledo, OH

7.67

East Central North Dakota

7.58

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

6.58

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC

6.21
Areas with the highest location quotient for Flight Attendants, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA

5.25

San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, CA Metropolitan Division

4.84

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division

3.66

Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ

3.21

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI

3.12

Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX

3.12

Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO

2.60

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL

2.53

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

2.49

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

2.27
Areas with the highest location quotient for Airfield Operations Specialists, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Grand Forks, ND-MN

14.84

Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Division

10.48

Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, TX

6.31

Anchorage, AK

6.04

Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI

4.38

Boise City-Nampa, ID

3.21

Honolulu, HI

3.13

Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Division

2.66

Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

2.64

Wichita, KS

2.01
Areas with the highest location quotient for Air Traffic Controllers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division

20.37

Anchorage, AK

9.77

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

7.37

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

7.32

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

5.63

Jacksonville, FL

4.56

Indianapolis-Carmel, IN

4.11

Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH

3.17

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

3.10

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division

3.00
Areas with the highest location quotient for Commercial Pilots, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

24.29

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

14.82

Fairbanks, AK

13.23

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

11.04

Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA

9.07

Missoula, MT

7.62

Grand Forks, ND-MN

7.12

Savannah, GA

6.17

New Iberia nonmetropolitan area

5.48

Wichita, KS

5.05
Areas with the highest location quotient for Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Anchorage, AK

16.10

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA

5.80

San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, CA Metropolitan Division

3.74

Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO

3.65

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division

3.06

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

3.04

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

2.76

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI

2.62

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division

2.55

Indianapolis-Carmel, IN

2.41
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA

3.41

Eastern Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.03

Laredo, TX

2.89

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

2.89

Cheyenne, WY

2.67

Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.61

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

2.52

Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.44

West Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

2.40

Northwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.29
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Northern Utah nonmetropolitan area

3.15

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

3.11

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

2.93

Far Eastern North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.60

North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.37

Stockton, CA

2.31

Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

2.30

Springfield, OH

2.30

Hammond nonmetropolitan area

2.30

Steubenville-Weirton, OH-WV

2.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Southeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

7.25

Honolulu, HI

4.92

Lafayette, LA

4.25

Tulsa, OK

3.79

Oklahoma City, OK

2.81

Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Division

2.76

San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, PR

2.69

Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Division

2.46

Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division

2.25

Salt Lake City, UT

2.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for Transportation and Material Moving Occupations, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA

2.26

Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.15

Dalton, GA

2.11

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

2.05

Lebanon, PA

2.04

Stockton, CA

1.74

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

1.74

Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

1.73

Northern Utah nonmetropolitan area

1.71

Joplin, MO

1.68
Areas with the highest location quotient for Production Workers, All Other, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Elizabethtown, KY

13.44

Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

11.69

Hammond nonmetropolitan area

11.47

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

9.36

San German-Cabo Rojo, PR

7.49

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

6.68

Dubuque, IA

6.67

Southern Oregon & Linn County nonmetropolitan area

6.46

Jackson, TN

5.75

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

5.33
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Production Workers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Gadsden, AL

14.46

Dalton, GA

8.15

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

6.23

Gainesville, GA

6.12

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

5.28

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

5.21

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

4.91

Fort Smith, AR-OK

4.62

Jackson, MI

4.40

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

4.40
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tire Builders, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

2.87

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA

2.63

Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN

0.43

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

0.12
Areas with the highest location quotient for Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

27.28

Green Bay, WI

16.14

Longview, WA

10.52

Glens Falls, NY

8.71

Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner, MA

8.22

York-Hanover, PA

7.66

West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

7.51

Morristown, TN

6.58

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

5.54

Altoona, PA

5.39
Areas with the highest location quotient for Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

16.12

East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

9.81

Rochester-Dover, NH-ME

9.25

Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

9.25

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

7.54

Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, NJ

7.41

Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

5.95

Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area

5.45

Holland-Grand Haven, MI

5.04

Stockton, CA

4.67
Areas with the highest location quotient for Etchers and Engravers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Reno-Sparks, NV

5.62

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA

4.61

Green Bay, WI

4.45

Providence-Fall River-Warwick, RI-MA

3.88

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

3.83

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

3.65

Newark-Union, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division

3.30

Jackson, MS

3.13

Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division

2.96

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

2.77
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

37.42

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

36.14

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

13.65

Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

12.21

Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, WA

10.10

Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

7.07

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

6.94

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

5.36

Jackson, MS

3.50

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

3.47
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Central Washington nonmetropolitan area

23.65

Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, NJ

20.71

Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

17.39

Sussex County, Delaware nonmetropolitan area

17.23

Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, WA

14.92

Gainesville, GA

13.89

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

7.39

Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

7.16

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

6.65

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

6.39
Areas with the highest location quotient for Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Danville, VA

20.76

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

19.83

Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area

18.40

Southern Oregon & Linn County nonmetropolitan area

13.78

Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area

13.74

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

11.70

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

10.49

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

10.14

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

7.86

Medford, OR

7.37
Areas with the highest location quotient for Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

23.39

Chattanooga, TN-GA

6.13

Eastern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

4.32

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

4.10

Haverhill-North Andover-Amesbury, MA-NH NECTA Division

3.72

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA

3.52

Champaign-Urbana, IL

3.20

Salisbury, MD

2.76

Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC

2.64

Mankato-North Mankato, MN

2.27
Areas with the highest location quotient for Semiconductor Processors, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

20.03

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

14.29

Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX

12.52

Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ

4.96

Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Division

2.90

Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

2.80

Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division

2.39

San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA

2.35

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

1.71

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

1.66
Areas with the highest location quotient for Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

6.06

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

5.79

Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area

5.61

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

5.61

Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

5.02

Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

4.90

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

4.25

Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area

3.92

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

3.75

Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX

3.52
Areas with the highest location quotient for Painters, Transportation Equipment, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA

10.56

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

9.97

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

9.22

Evansville, IN-KY

8.13

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

5.45

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

4.74

Longview, TX

4.35

Grand Junction, CO

4.03

Gainesville, GA

3.92

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

3.92
Areas with the highest location quotient for Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

10.08

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

8.82

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA

6.85

Wausau, WI

6.28

Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

5.90

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

5.85

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

5.55

Steubenville-Weirton, OH-WV

5.34

Lima, OH

5.11

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

4.92
Areas with the highest location quotient for Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

5.63

Modesto, CA

5.61

North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area

5.38

Fond du Lac, WI

5.21

Cleveland, TN

4.82

Gainesville, GA

4.53

Morristown, TN

4.52

Stockton, CA

4.48

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

4.29

Merced, CA

4.16
Areas with the highest location quotient for Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

St. Cloud, MN

33.20

Rochester, NY

6.21

Mayaguez, PR

5.41

Portsmouth, NH-ME

4.56

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA

4.10

Knoxville, TN

3.84

Pueblo, CO

3.44

Jacksonville, FL

3.01

Boulder, CO

2.85

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

2.80
Areas with the highest location quotient for Medical Appliance Technicians, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Salt Lake City, UT

7.59

Reading, PA

5.43

Pittsburgh, PA

5.11

Springfield, MO

4.34

Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division

3.49

Lansing-East Lansing, MI

3.25

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

3.23

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD

3.02

Lancaster, PA

2.99

Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ

2.23
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dental Laboratory Technicians, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Gainesville, GA

9.54

Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

8.35

Lake Havasu City - Kingman, AZ

7.86

Huntsville, AL

5.21

Fargo, ND-MN

4.96

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL

4.64

Green Bay, WI

4.23

Coeur d'Alene, ID

3.86

Pocatello, ID

3.33

Manchester, NH

3.15
Areas with the highest location quotient for Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Providence-Fall River-Warwick, RI-MA

6.96

Rapid City, SD

6.58

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

4.25

Idaho Falls, ID

4.02

Albuquerque, NM

3.31

Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC

3.01

Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area

2.99

Santa Fe, NM

2.98

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

2.90

Honolulu, HI

2.65
Areas with the highest location quotient for Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Guayama, PR

5.30

Auburn-Opelika, AL

4.85

Dalton, GA

4.18

Los Alamos County, New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

4.09

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

3.82

Columbus, IN

3.71

Holland-Grand Haven, MI

3.54

Evansville, IN-KY

3.41

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

3.14

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

3.11
Areas with the highest location quotient for Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

18.74

Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

12.93

Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, NJ

12.46

Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area

12.37

Gary, IN Metropolitan Division

11.67

Southeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

9.03

Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

8.00

Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

7.71

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

7.70

West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

6.59
Areas with the highest location quotient for Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, NJ

14.38

Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

12.60

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

9.41

Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area

9.24

Northeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

7.95

Racine, WI

7.86

Southwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

7.84

Eastern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

7.37

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

6.92

Rapid City, SD

6.61
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

8.88

North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area

8.81

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

8.75

Appleton, WI

8.06

Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, NJ

7.95

Wausau, WI

7.50

Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

6.03

Central Washington nonmetropolitan area

5.82

Fort Smith, AR-OK

5.72

Fond du Lac, WI

5.27
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cutters and Trimmers, Hand, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

38.85

Dalton, GA

20.01

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

14.24

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

14.18

New Bedford, MA

8.80

Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

7.11

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

7.07

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

6.59

Greensboro-High Point, NC

5.66

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

5.22
Areas with the highest location quotient for Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Rome, GA

7.23

Bloomington, IN

5.50

Anderson, SC

5.23

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

5.01

Central New York nonmetropolitan area

4.91

Decatur, AL

4.86

Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.69

Rochester, NY

4.62

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

4.54

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

4.21
Areas with the highest location quotient for Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Muskegon-Norton Shores, MI

27.32

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

17.32

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

15.23

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

11.49

Anniston-Oxford, AL

11.48

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

10.19

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

9.59

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

4.74

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

4.68

Wichita, KS

4.50
Areas with the highest location quotient for Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area

17.76

North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area

12.96

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

12.12

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

8.48

Northeastern Virginia nonmetropolitan area

7.99

Hot Springs, AR

7.21

Northeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

7.17

Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

6.61

Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, NJ

6.53

Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area

6.10
Areas with the highest location quotient for Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Napa, CA

40.87

Far Eastern North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

24.84

Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area

21.19

Santa Rosa-Petaluma, CA

14.52

Yakima, WA

13.13

Greenville, NC

11.50

Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

10.06

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

8.64

Visalia-Porterville, CA

8.36

Corvallis, OR

8.17
Areas with the highest location quotient for Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna, WV-OH

15.08

Decatur, AL

14.04

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

13.54

Baton Rouge, LA

9.66

Mobile, AL

9.64

Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA

8.59

Lima, OH

7.83

Longview, TX

7.61

Lake Charles, LA

7.24

Sussex County, Delaware nonmetropolitan area

6.61
Areas with the highest location quotient for Plant and System Operators, All Other, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Southeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

16.67

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

10.51

Western Colorado nonmetropolitan area

9.86

Rochester-Dover, NH-ME

8.71

Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ Metropolitan Division

8.66

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

8.65

Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

7.26

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

7.00

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

5.83

San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, PR

5.70
Areas with the highest location quotient for Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

40.82

Southeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

22.55

Farmington, NM

21.69

New Iberia nonmetropolitan area

15.55

Odessa, TX

15.37

Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA

14.99

Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area

14.57

Midland, TX

14.54

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

14.44

Northwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

13.55
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gas Plant Operators, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

38.52

Eastern Montana nonmetropolitan area

21.01

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

20.40

Northwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

16.74

Southwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

15.32

Erie, PA

10.64

Western Colorado nonmetropolitan area

10.35

Southeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

10.24

Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

9.96

Charleston, WV

9.89
Areas with the highest location quotient for Chemical Plant and System Operators, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Lake Charles, LA

32.23

Baton Rouge, LA

25.03

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

19.55

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

11.55

Spartanburg, SC

9.70

Decatur, AL

7.96

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

7.83

Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

7.51

Northwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

7.41

Wilmington, NC

6.82
Areas with the highest location quotient for Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

6.28

El Centro, CA

6.24

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

6.20

Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area

5.88

East Central North Dakota

5.80

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

5.47

Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.15

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

4.92

North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area

4.82

Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

4.51
Areas with the highest location quotient for Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Longview, WA

12.76

Cumberland, MD-WV

6.68

Far Eastern North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

6.32

Haverhill-North Andover-Amesbury, MA-NH NECTA Division

6.23

Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

5.15

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

5.13

Duluth, MN-WI

4.83

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

4.74

Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

4.65

West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

4.25
Areas with the highest location quotient for Power Plant Operators, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

12.94

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

12.57

Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

9.03

Fairbanks, AK

7.83

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

7.80

Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

7.03

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

6.43

Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area

5.98

North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area

5.88

West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

5.87
Areas with the highest location quotient for Power Distributors and Dispatchers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

North Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

12.93

North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

11.43

Central Washington nonmetropolitan area

10.73

Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

7.05

Akron, OH

6.62

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

4.20

Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH

3.42

Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.38

Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

2.81

Columbus, OH

2.81
Areas with the highest location quotient for Nuclear Power Reactor Operators, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area

46.67

New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA

16.55

Richmond, VA

3.35
Areas with the highest location quotient for Woodworkers, All Other, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

19.46

Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

12.71

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

8.67

West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

7.62

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

6.84

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

5.59

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

4.91

Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area

3.26

Baltimore-Towson, MD

2.93

Camden, NJ Metropolitan Division

2.26
Areas with the highest location quotient for Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

20.40

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

15.46

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

15.00

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

13.51

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

12.96

Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area

12.57

Western Montana nonmetropolitan area

11.50

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

11.24

Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area

10.91

Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area

10.48
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area

24.22

North Idaho nonmetropolitan area

21.92

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

16.97

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

16.04

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

15.87

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

13.49

Southern Oregon & Linn County nonmetropolitan area

12.46

Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area

11.97

Longview, WA

11.73

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

11.05
Areas with the highest location quotient for Patternmakers, Wood, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

88.80

Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division

9.18

Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI

7.49
Areas with the highest location quotient for Model Makers, Wood, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

106.16

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

58.28

Rockford, IL

29.28

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

12.94

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

0.66
Areas with the highest location quotient for Furniture Finishers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

54.17

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

27.30

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

17.88

Southern Oregon & Linn County nonmetropolitan area

12.52

East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

9.56

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

9.31

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

8.73

Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner, MA

6.63

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

6.29

Lebanon, PA

6.12
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

12.62

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area 2

9.30

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

7.42

Western Montana nonmetropolitan area

7.37

Cumberland, MD-WV

6.78

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA

6.26

East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

6.24

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

6.19

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

6.17

Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area

5.89
Areas with the highest location quotient for Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

48.45

Farmington, NM

16.00

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

15.71

Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

10.38

Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division

9.90

Ocean City, NJ

8.92

Rochester-Dover, NH-ME

8.65

Fayetteville, NC

7.61

New Bedford, MA

7.59

Columbia, SC

6.24
Areas with the highest location quotient for Upholsterers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

82.94

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

81.86

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

26.06

Greensboro-High Point, NC

19.18

Morristown, TN

18.89

Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

10.52

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

8.29

Texarkana-Texarkana, TX-AR

6.15

Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.86

Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area

4.65
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

38.26

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

11.33

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

9.50

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

7.46

Greensboro-High Point, NC

6.02

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

4.60

Reading, PA

4.22

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

3.01

Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

1.87

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

1.77
Areas with the highest location quotient for Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

69.50

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

17.70

Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

17.17

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

15.09

Anderson, SC

13.70

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

12.91

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

12.30

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

11.04

Asheville, NC

11.03

Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area

8.64
Areas with the highest location quotient for Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

233.57

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

66.46

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

49.77

Burlington, NC

30.43

Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

26.00

Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

19.22

Spartanburg, SC

18.14

Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area

17.15

Greensboro-High Point, NC

16.69

Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area

15.08
Areas with the highest location quotient for Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

155.98

Anderson, SC

57.53

Burlington, NC

46.10

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

45.95

Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area

39.55

Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area

30.01

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

29.38

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

27.74

Spartanburg, SC

25.93

Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, SC

22.34
Areas with the highest location quotient for Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

90.09

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

41.49

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

25.91

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

18.83

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

17.64

Anderson, SC

10.48

Greensboro-High Point, NC

7.17

Spartanburg, SC

6.43

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

6.07

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

5.43
Areas with the highest location quotient for Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

70.11

Burlington, NC

61.89

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

41.45

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

37.23

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

28.13

Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area

18.73

Greensboro-High Point, NC

13.83

Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

13.53

Spartanburg, SC

12.77

Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

10.03
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Montgomery, AL

6.72

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

4.74

Clarksville, TN-KY

4.36

Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division

4.01

Saginaw-Saginaw Township North, MI

3.45

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

3.45

Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.04

Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI

2.52

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

2.26

Madison, WI

2.14
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sewers, Hand, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.83

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

3.31

San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, CA Metropolitan Division

2.28

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

2.26

Greensboro-High Point, NC

2.06

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

1.96

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division

1.82

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH

1.81

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

1.68

San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA

1.48
Areas with the highest location quotient for Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

El Paso, TX

26.80

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH

1.72

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI

0.21
Areas with the highest location quotient for Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

El Paso, TX

16.11

Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area

14.60

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

8.60

Tucson, AZ

6.71

Charlottesville, VA

6.65

Northeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

6.31

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

4.41

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

4.37

Ann Arbor, MI

3.76

Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Division

3.11
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sewing Machine Operators, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

San German-Cabo Rojo, PR

47.08

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area 1

36.77

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

12.43

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

12.24

Dalton, GA

12.24

Cleveland, TN

8.38

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

7.92

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

6.31

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

5.92

Greensboro-High Point, NC

5.89
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

6.69

Valdosta, GA

6.39

Tyler, TX

5.85

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

5.30

Aguadilla-Isabela-San Sebastian, PR

4.81

Morristown, TN

4.06

Longview, TX

3.99

Wichita Falls, TX

3.87

Burlington, NC

3.71

Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area

3.63
Areas with the highest location quotient for Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

3.08

New Bedford, MA

2.74

St. George, UT

2.60

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.56

Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC

2.51

Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, MA NECTA Division

2.50

Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

2.42

Burlington, NC

2.29

Cleveland, TN

2.21

Gulfport-Biloxi, MS

2.17
Areas with the highest location quotient for Print Binding and Finishing Workers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

15.05

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

9.39

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

9.21

Jonesboro, AR

8.16

Dubuque, IA

7.36

Lancaster, PA

7.16

Sheboygan, WI

7.07

Green Bay, WI

6.32

Appleton, WI

5.92

Fond du Lac, WI

5.08
Areas with the highest location quotient for Printing Press Operators, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

8.33

Mankato-North Mankato, MN

7.79

Terre Haute, IN

5.09

Appleton, WI

5.03

Dalton, GA

4.46

Green Bay, WI

4.31

Altoona, PA

4.20

Lancaster, PA

3.86

Harrisonburg, VA

3.74

Manhattan, KS

3.65
Areas with the highest location quotient for Prepress Technicians and Workers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

8.35

Harrisonburg, VA

7.01

Green Bay, WI

5.35

Mankato-North Mankato, MN

5.30

Dubuque, IA

5.30

Roanoke, VA

3.13

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

3.02

Lynchburg, VA

2.92

Boulder, CO

2.87

Appleton, WI

2.84
Areas with the highest location quotient for Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division

16.46

Rochester-Dover, NH-ME

10.47

Reading, PA

7.18

West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

6.43

St. Cloud, MN

6.40

Haverhill-North Andover-Amesbury, MA-NH NECTA Division

6.36

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

6.32

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

6.09

Manchester, NH

5.77

Portsmouth, NH-ME

5.18
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

North Idaho nonmetropolitan area

15.63

Fond du Lac, WI

15.51

Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area

15.26

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

8.65

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA

7.73

Eugene-Springfield, OR

7.57

Southern Oregon & Linn County nonmetropolitan area

7.19

Rockford, IL

6.99

Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

6.83

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

5.25
Areas with the highest location quotient for Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Steubenville-Weirton, OH-WV

10.38

Muskegon-Norton Shores, MI

8.14

Elmira, NY

7.76

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

6.75

Anniston-Oxford, AL

6.37

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

6.14

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

5.91

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

5.86

Odessa, TX

5.50

Racine, WI

4.59
Areas with the highest location quotient for Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Mobile, AL

82.18

Gulfport-Biloxi, MS

23.69

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

23.03

New Iberia nonmetropolitan area

6.14

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

6.04

Providence-Fall River-Warwick, RI-MA

5.73

New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA

5.11

Montgomery, AL

3.47

Central Texas nonmetropolitan area

2.82

Honolulu, HI

2.36
Areas with the highest location quotient for Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Peoria, IL

9.75

Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

9.34

Canton-Massillon, OH

9.25

Rockford, IL

9.15

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

9.04

Fort Wayne, IN

8.75

Columbus, IN

8.48

Jackson, MI

8.29

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

7.87

West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

6.48
Areas with the highest location quotient for Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

14.64

Mansfield, OH

10.77

Clarksville, TN-KY

8.56

Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

8.45

Wausau, WI

8.44

Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

8.13

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

7.94

West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

7.82

Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

7.00

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

6.65
Areas with the highest location quotient for Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Pascagoula, MS

16.03

Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA

9.81

New Iberia nonmetropolitan area

7.83

Casper, WY

7.54

Far Eastern North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

6.93

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

6.34

Odessa, TX

6.12

Longview, TX

5.70

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

5.13

Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

5.01
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tool and Die Makers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

13.52

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

10.15

Waterbury, CT

9.65

Kokomo, IN

9.65

Columbus, IN

8.40

Jackson, MI

8.15

Holland-Grand Haven, MI

8.05

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

7.91

Flint, MI

7.73

North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

7.54
Areas with the highest location quotient for Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA

17.47

Reading, PA

15.25

Sandusky, OH

12.95

Racine, WI

11.74

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

11.60

Williamsport, PA

11.41

Gadsden, AL

10.59

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

10.31

Northwestern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

9.16

West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

8.43
Areas with the highest location quotient for Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Sheboygan, WI

22.90

Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area

11.03

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

9.01

Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

8.98

Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

7.98

Holland-Grand Haven, MI

7.59

Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

7.54

Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner, MA

7.19

Pittsfield, MA

6.84

Columbus, IN

6.46
Areas with the highest location quotient for Foundry Mold and Coremakers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

22.21

Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

21.32

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

15.95

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

13.56

Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

11.00

Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

10.53

Bay City, MI

9.88

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

9.72

Fort Wayne, IN

6.83

Dayton, OH

6.26
Areas with the highest location quotient for Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA

19.39

Appleton, WI

19.16

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA

13.38

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

11.57

Akron, OH

7.58

Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

7.52

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

7.41

Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

7.37

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

7.34

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

7.08
Areas with the highest location quotient for Model Makers, Metal and Plastic, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

12.27

Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division

11.62

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

11.11

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

9.96

Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI

9.58

West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

8.84

Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

8.53

Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Division

6.33

Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

6.28

Dayton, OH

5.02
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pourers and Casters, Metal, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Dubuque, IA

18.42

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

12.15

Reading, PA

11.53

Central Texas nonmetropolitan area

10.76

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

9.70

Gary, IN Metropolitan Division

8.55

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

8.37

Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

7.52

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

7.18

Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

7.12
Areas with the highest location quotient for Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Mobile, AL

27.22

Muskegon-Norton Shores, MI

22.74

Gary, IN Metropolitan Division

21.70

Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

16.22

Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

10.62

Reading, PA

7.95

Canton-Massillon, OH

6.08

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

6.06

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

4.92

Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

4.79
Areas with the highest location quotient for Machinists, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Monroe, MI

7.04

Rockford, IL

6.67

Sumter, SC

6.35

Odessa, TX

4.65

Bay City, MI

4.61

Elmira, NY

4.51

Muskegon-Norton Shores, MI

4.42

Clarksville, TN-KY

4.40

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

4.33

Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

4.26
Areas with the highest location quotient for Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Jackson, MI

12.72

Logan, UT-ID

11.66

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

8.40

Haverhill-North Andover-Amesbury, MA-NH NECTA Division

7.66

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

6.59

Rockford, IL

5.87

Holland-Grand Haven, MI

5.80

Akron, OH

5.29

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

5.27

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

5.27
Areas with the highest location quotient for Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

21.57

Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

10.69

West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

9.95

Joplin, MO

8.87

Columbus, IN

8.52

Rockford, IL

6.69

Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

5.90

Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

5.38

Erie, PA

4.85

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

4.85
Areas with the highest location quotient for Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

13.76

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

7.92

Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

7.86

Columbus, GA-AL

7.04

Anniston-Oxford, AL

5.94

Muskegon-Norton Shores, MI

5.55

Carson City, NV

5.54

York-Hanover, PA

5.26

Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

5.21

Rockford, IL

4.85
Areas with the highest location quotient for Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

14.26

Peoria, IL

10.42

West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

7.94

Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area

7.86

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

6.52

Muskegon-Norton Shores, MI

6.51

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

6.51

Rockford, IL

5.35

Southeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

5.31

Tulsa, OK

5.28
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

8.88

Mansfield, OH

8.04

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

7.75

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

6.44

Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

6.32

Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area

5.98

Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

5.58

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

5.57

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

5.47

Muskegon-Norton Shores, MI

5.20
Areas with the highest location quotient for Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

23.76

Gary, IN Metropolitan Division

22.06

Jackson, TN

10.25

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

8.98

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA

8.16

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

7.46

East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

7.09

Rockford, IL

6.36

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

5.68

Waterbury, CT

5.66
Areas with the highest location quotient for Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Columbus, IN

35.72

Muskegon-Norton Shores, MI

11.44

Canton-Massillon, OH

10.25

Anniston-Oxford, AL

10.06

Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

9.29

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

8.90

Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division

8.81

Rockford, IL

8.76

West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

6.79

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

6.55
Areas with the highest location quotient for Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Eastern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

13.91

Williamsport, PA

11.43

Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna, WV-OH

11.23

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

8.96

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

8.90

Logan, UT-ID

8.48

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

8.35

Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner, MA

8.07

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

7.83

Fort Wayne, IN

7.81
Areas with the highest location quotient for Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Rockford, IL

7.42

Jackson, MI

6.41

Waterbury, CT

6.37

Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

6.05

Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA

5.90

Wichita, KS

5.79

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

5.64

Monroe, MI

5.36

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

5.26

Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

4.69
Areas with the highest location quotient for Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Columbus, IN

15.20

Dubuque, IA

11.93

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

8.51

Elmira, NY

8.25

Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

7.52

Morristown, TN

6.54

Janesville, WI

5.73

Racine, WI

5.36

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

5.32

Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area

5.06
Areas with the highest location quotient for Food Processing Workers, All Other, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Upper Eastern Shore nonmetropolitan area

25.73

Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

19.58

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

12.25

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

12.21

Fort Smith, AR-OK

10.42

Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

10.31

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

8.64

Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area

8.40

St. Cloud, MN

7.67

Sussex County, Delaware nonmetropolitan area

7.35
Areas with the highest location quotient for Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Southcentral Idaho nonmetropolitan area

17.31

Janesville, WI

14.74

Northeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

12.73

Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area

10.84

Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, NJ

7.92

Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

7.04

Fort Smith, AR-OK

6.99

York-Hanover, PA

6.42

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

6.20

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

6.02
Areas with the highest location quotient for Food Batchmakers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Logan, UT-ID

17.63

Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

15.99

Joplin, MO

13.25

Lebanon, PA

6.38

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

5.91

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

5.85

Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

5.84

Southcentral Idaho nonmetropolitan area

5.83

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

5.56

Goldsboro, NC

5.45
Areas with the highest location quotient for Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Idaho Falls, ID

16.18

North Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

16.00

Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

15.82

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

14.77

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

9.24

Far Eastern North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

8.65

Central Washington nonmetropolitan area

7.65

Merced, CA

7.21

Yuba City, CA

6.29

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

6.14
Areas with the highest location quotient for Slaughterers and Meat Packers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

49.22

Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

42.21

Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

39.03

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

25.58

Amarillo, TX

18.03

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

16.73

Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area

12.04

San Angelo, TX

11.09

Fort Smith, AR-OK

9.64

East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

8.82
Areas with the highest location quotient for Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Sussex County, Delaware nonmetropolitan area

47.60

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

46.06

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

24.90

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

24.57

Harrisonburg, VA

23.44

Northeastern Virginia nonmetropolitan area

23.35

Southeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

23.08

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

20.88

Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

20.51

Gainesville, GA

20.13
Areas with the highest location quotient for Butchers and Meat Cutters, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Yauco, PR

5.04

Greeley, CO

4.11

Aguadilla-Isabela-San Sebastian, PR

3.94

San German-Cabo Rojo, PR

3.62

Merced, CA

3.59

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

3.49

North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.41

Central South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.34

Guayama, PR

3.24

North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.82
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bakers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Palm Coast, FL

4.28

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

2.85

San German-Cabo Rojo, PR

2.70

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area 2

2.58

North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.57

Aguadilla-Isabela-San Sebastian, PR

2.50

Lawrence-Methuen-Salem, MA-NH NECTA Division

2.45

Jacksonville, NC

2.44

Bellingham, WA

2.42

North Idaho nonmetropolitan area

2.34
Areas with the highest location quotient for Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

19.55

Columbus, IN

10.62

Fajardo, PR

9.37

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

9.35

Lexington-Fayette, KY

8.21

Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

6.22

St. Cloud, MN

6.07

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

4.72

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

4.56

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

4.52
Areas with the highest location quotient for Timing Device Assemblers and Adjusters, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH

1.45

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI

0.85
Areas with the highest location quotient for Team Assemblers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

11.84

Elizabethtown, KY

6.64

Lafayette, IN

6.14

Anniston-Oxford, AL

6.00

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

5.87

Spartanburg, SC

5.66

Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area

5.66

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

5.45

Rockford, IL

5.01

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

4.90
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

85.90

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

30.60

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

15.58

Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

15.28

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA

14.50

Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

11.29

Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

10.93

Port St. Lucie, FL

10.53

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

8.03

South Georgia nonmetropolitan area

7.41
Areas with the highest location quotient for Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

8.90

Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA

8.67

Pascagoula, MS

6.70

Northwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

6.62

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

5.70

Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

5.66

New Iberia nonmetropolitan area

5.56

Idaho Falls, ID

5.10

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

4.88

Fond du Lac, WI

4.85
Areas with the highest location quotient for Engine and Other Machine Assemblers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

15.25

Huntsville, AL

14.57

York-Hanover, PA

12.68

Rockford, IL

9.89

Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

9.07

East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

7.67

Tulsa, OK

3.87

Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX

3.49

Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Division

3.10

Holland-Grand Haven, MI

2.76
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Boulder, CO

11.31

Corvallis, OR

8.38

Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, MA-NH NECTA Division

8.00

Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA

7.54

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

6.37

Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

6.35

Manchester, NH

6.16

Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division

5.77

Western New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

4.49

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

4.10
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Salisbury, MD

11.03

Binghamton, NY

6.30

Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

6.12

Taunton-Norton-Raynham, MA NECTA Division

5.58

Battle Creek, MI

5.48

Logan, UT-ID

5.32

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL

4.59

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

4.34

Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division

4.28

Fort Wayne, IN

4.25
Areas with the highest location quotient for Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

11.92

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

9.48

Charleston, WV

8.84

Dayton, OH

8.37

Jackson, MS

7.17

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

6.13

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

5.91

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

5.22

Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area

5.01

Central New York nonmetropolitan area

4.97
Areas with the highest location quotient for Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division

29.53

Wichita, KS

21.62

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

18.63

Tulsa, OK

10.15

Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division

2.15

Bend, OR

2.02

San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA

1.93

Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX

1.65

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD

1.55

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR

1.44
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

3.41

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

3.37

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

3.34

Northern Utah nonmetropolitan area

2.92

Tuscaloosa, AL

2.91

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

2.88

Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

2.84

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

2.77

Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

2.76

Holland-Grand Haven, MI

2.74
Areas with the highest location quotient for Production Occupations, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

5.13

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

3.77

Dalton, GA

3.63

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

3.58

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

3.31

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

3.12

Columbus, IN

2.89

Holland-Grand Haven, MI

2.86

Sheboygan, WI

2.85

Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

2.80
Areas with the highest location quotient for Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

10.01

Anniston-Oxford, AL

8.44

Portsmouth, NH-ME

6.33

Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area

5.42

Lake Havasu City - Kingman, AZ

5.07

Naples-Marco Island, FL

3.70

Monroe, MI

3.31

West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

3.23

Pittsfield, MA

3.12

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

3.00
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

New Iberia nonmetropolitan area

6.16

Texarkana-Texarkana, TX-AR

4.67

Odessa, TX

4.41

Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

4.18

Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area

3.75

San Angelo, TX

3.72

Victoria, TX

3.31

Lafayette, LA

3.29

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

3.14

Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA

3.04
Areas with the highest location quotient for Signal and Track Switch Repairers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Baton Rouge, LA

3.27

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

1.85
Areas with the highest location quotient for Riggers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA

102.12

New Iberia nonmetropolitan area

44.45

Lafayette, LA

39.16

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

35.63

Victoria, TX

17.03

Baton Rouge, LA

14.93

New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA

14.80

Odessa, TX

13.93

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

10.74

Pascagoula, MS

7.45
Areas with the highest location quotient for Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH

0.88
Areas with the highest location quotient for Locksmiths and Safe Repairers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

5.45

Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, TX

5.05

Provo-Orem, UT

3.12

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

2.84

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

2.81

Akron, OH

2.69

Mobile, AL

2.62

Champaign-Urbana, IL

2.60

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL

2.34

Naples-Marco Island, FL

2.33
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fabric Menders, Except Garment, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

226.00
Areas with the highest location quotient for Commercial Divers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA

28.89

New Iberia nonmetropolitan area

16.19

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

7.61

Honolulu, HI

4.52

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

2.49

Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX

2.21

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

1.60

Edison-New Brunswick, NJ Metropolitan Division

1.56

St. Louis, MO-IL

1.13

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

0.51
Areas with the highest location quotient for Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Steubenville-Weirton, OH-WV

14.41

Gulfport-Biloxi, MS

8.13

North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area

6.84

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

6.77

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

6.15

Northeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

5.91

Norwich-New London, CT-RI

5.66

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

5.27

Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.06

Reno-Sparks, NV

4.69
Areas with the highest location quotient for Wind Turbine Service Technicians, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Southeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

70.92

Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

38.73

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

37.05

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

32.93

Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area

32.00

Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division

1.32
Areas with the highest location quotient for Maintenance and Repair Workers, General, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

New Iberia nonmetropolitan area

2.50

South Western Utah nonmetropolitan area

2.35

Garrett County, Maryland nonmetropolitan area

2.22

Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.21

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.20

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

2.14

Steubenville-Weirton, OH-WV

2.13

State College, PA

2.09

Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area

2.04

Lawton, OK

2.03
Areas with the highest location quotient for Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Baton Rouge, LA

13.89

Decatur, AL

10.65

Portsmouth, NH-ME

9.20

Fargo, ND-MN

7.09

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

6.31

Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL

6.08

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

5.94

Huntsville, AL

5.54

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

5.48

Southern Oregon & Linn County nonmetropolitan area

5.24
Areas with the highest location quotient for Watch Repairers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

2.98

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

2.56

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

2.07

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

1.98

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division

1.84

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL

1.73

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI

1.66

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

0.69
Areas with the highest location quotient for Musical Instrument Repairers and Tuners, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Tacoma, WA Metropolitan Division

7.11

Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, MD Metropolitan Division

4.74

Lansing-East Lansing, MI

4.59

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

3.54

Fort Wayne, IN

3.00

Jacksonville, FL

2.50

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

2.36

Indianapolis-Carmel, IN

2.22

Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX

2.18

Tulsa, OK

2.14
Areas with the highest location quotient for Medical Equipment Repairers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Rochester, MN

6.78

Morgantown, WV

5.58

Trenton-Ewing, NJ

3.82

Kalamazoo-Portage, MI

3.27

Chico, CA

2.81

Indianapolis-Carmel, IN

2.72

Salt Lake City, UT

2.52

Reno-Sparks, NV

2.42

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

2.36

Pueblo, CO

2.25
Areas with the highest location quotient for Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

3.22

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

3.10

St. Louis, MO-IL

2.65

Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ

2.49

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

2.42

Baltimore-Towson, MD

1.98

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

1.91

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD

1.35

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division

1.14

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI

0.97
Areas with the highest location quotient for Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Taunton-Norton-Raynham, MA NECTA Division

5.23

Salisbury, MD

5.20

Bangor, ME

4.18

Pascagoula, MS

3.62

Glens Falls, NY

3.38

Johnstown, PA

3.34

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

3.32

Aguadilla-Isabela-San Sebastian, PR

3.12

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

3.06

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

2.92
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

8.82

Southwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

7.03

Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

6.35

Spartanburg, SC

6.04

Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.78

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

4.92

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

4.83

Morgantown, WV

4.54

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.51

Eastern Montana nonmetropolitan area

4.42
Areas with the highest location quotient for Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Rochester, NY

8.96

Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH

6.61

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI

1.59
Areas with the highest location quotient for Millwrights, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Longview, WA

26.14

Kokomo, IN

20.30

Far Eastern North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

11.93

Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

9.46

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

8.97

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

8.84

North Idaho nonmetropolitan area

7.51

Lima, OH

7.29

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

7.24

Monroe, MI

6.94
Areas with the highest location quotient for Maintenance Workers, Machinery, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Cleveland, TN

9.77

Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

6.13

Odessa, TX

5.62

Southwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

5.58

Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

5.43

Danville, IL

5.32

Midland, TX

5.28

Southeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

5.26

Wichita Falls, TX

5.05

Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA

4.99
Areas with the highest location quotient for Industrial Machinery Mechanics, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Casper, WY

7.30

Guayama, PR

6.11

Dalton, GA

5.66

Decatur, AL

5.60

Odessa, TX

5.27

Gary, IN Metropolitan Division

5.11

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

4.48

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

4.39

Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area

4.35

Williamsport, PA

4.24
Areas with the highest location quotient for Home Appliance Repairers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Naples-Marco Island, FL

3.79

Kingston, NY

3.62

Cedar Rapids, IA

3.36

Longview, TX

3.23

Edison-New Brunswick, NJ Metropolitan Division

3.07

Canton-Massillon, OH

2.87

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

2.83

Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach, FL

2.61

Tallahassee, FL

2.54

Battle Creek, MI

2.43
Areas with the highest location quotient for Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

3.32

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

2.94

Sussex County, Delaware nonmetropolitan area

2.85

Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach, FL

2.66

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

2.64

Wilmington, NC

2.53

Mobile, AL

2.35

Lima, OH

2.34

Northwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

2.29

East Central New York nonmetropolitan area

2.18
Areas with the highest location quotient for Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Farmington, NM

13.47

Southeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

7.12

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

7.02

Longview, TX

6.30

Anniston-Oxford, AL

6.12

Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

5.47

Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

5.35

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

5.31

Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area

5.30

Pueblo, CO

5.26
Areas with the highest location quotient for Mechanical Door Repairers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Chattanooga, TN-GA

3.72

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

3.13

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

3.08

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

3.06

Akron, OH

3.02

Jacksonville, FL

2.83

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

2.77

Erie, PA

2.77

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division

2.28

Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area

2.09
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tire Repairers and Changers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Decatur, AL

5.51

Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

4.36

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

3.97

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.91

Pocatello, ID

3.90

North Idaho nonmetropolitan area

3.86

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

3.53

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

3.38

Redding, CA

3.23

Central Washington nonmetropolitan area

3.22
Areas with the highest location quotient for Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

25.63

Yuma, AZ

21.11

Grand Junction, CO

12.26

Rapid City, SD

7.79

Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, WA

7.51

Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

6.53

Chattanooga, TN-GA

5.32

Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL

3.97

Utica-Rome, NY

3.18

Rockford, IL

3.04
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bicycle Repairers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

11.59

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

10.12

La Crosse, WI-MN

10.12

Bellingham, WA

9.93

Grand Junction, CO

8.72

Columbus, GA-AL

7.30

Lake County-Kenosha County, IL-WI Metropolitan Division

3.30

Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division

3.27

Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX

3.15

Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI

2.21
Areas with the highest location quotient for Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Naples-Marco Island, FL

8.11

Northeastern Virginia nonmetropolitan area

7.31

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

5.78

Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

5.73

Harrisonburg, VA

5.25

Sussex County, Delaware nonmetropolitan area

5.14

Fond du Lac, WI

5.06

Eugene-Springfield, OR

4.80

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

4.10

Morristown, TN

3.99
Areas with the highest location quotient for Motorcycle Mechanics, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Idaho Falls, ID

13.82

Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC

5.58

Western Montana nonmetropolitan area

5.50

Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

5.34

Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

5.16

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

4.93

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA

4.50

Joplin, MO

3.82

Western Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.71

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

3.65
Areas with the highest location quotient for Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Sandusky, OH

17.06

Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

17.00

Fajardo, PR

16.78

Lake Havasu City - Kingman, AZ

16.66

Barnstable Town, MA

14.86

Northeastern Virginia nonmetropolitan area

13.92

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

11.31

Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

10.44

Other New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

9.93

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

9.78
Areas with the highest location quotient for Rail Car Repairers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

22.23

Longview, TX

8.69

Kansas City, MO-KS

2.57

St. Louis, MO-IL

1.89

Kansas nonmetropolitan area

1.89

Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

1.67

Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ Metropolitan Division

1.39

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

1.39

Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX

1.32

Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO

1.32
Areas with the highest location quotient for Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area

33.37

Texarkana-Texarkana, TX-AR

23.06

Anniston-Oxford, AL

15.42

Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

10.28

Farmington, NM

8.37

Casper, WY

8.34

Duluth, MN-WI

7.74

Far Eastern North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

7.16

Albany, GA

6.31

Northwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

6.13
Areas with the highest location quotient for Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

24.27

Western Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

23.09

Southeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

22.95

East Central North Dakota

21.63

Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

21.07

Far Eastern North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

19.30

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

18.59

Central South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

18.55

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

18.51

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

16.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

9.39

Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

6.88

Farmington, NM

5.63

Casper, WY

4.21

Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

3.73

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.64

Eastern Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.19

Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

3.10

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

3.01

Southwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

2.95
Areas with the highest location quotient for Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Garrett County, Maryland nonmetropolitan area

3.40

Lake Havasu City - Kingman, AZ

2.29

Farmington, NM

2.01

Dalton, GA

1.95

Great Falls, MT

1.92

Jacksonville, NC

1.91

Fairbanks, AK

1.91

West Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

1.89

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

1.89

Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

1.87
Areas with the highest location quotient for Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

5.33

Greensboro-High Point, NC

4.89

Alexandria, LA

4.55

Tucson, AZ

3.99

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division

3.72

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

3.71

Rochester, NY

3.68

Tacoma, WA Metropolitan Division

3.62

Raleigh-Cary, NC

3.37

Yakima, WA

3.15
Areas with the highest location quotient for Automotive Body and Related Repairers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Far Eastern North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.65

Brunswick, GA

3.14

Taunton-Norton-Raynham, MA NECTA Division

3.06

Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

2.85

Upper Eastern Shore nonmetropolitan area

2.71

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

2.60

Great Falls, MT

2.56

Anniston-Oxford, AL

2.54

Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

2.49

Reading, PA

2.46
Areas with the highest location quotient for Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Warner Robins, GA

24.51

Corpus Christi, TX

10.40

Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area

6.88

Wichita, KS

6.69

Savannah, GA

6.44

Great Falls, MT

6.05

Anchorage, AK

5.51

Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, TX

5.26

Southwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

5.23

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

4.81
Areas with the highest location quotient for Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Jackson, TN

3.80

West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

3.39

Peoria, IL

3.10

Amarillo, TX

2.88

Jacksonville, FL

2.75

Columbus, GA-AL

2.70

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

2.66

New Haven, CT

2.60

Albuquerque, NM

2.53

Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

2.52
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Akron, OH

6.24

Southcentral Idaho nonmetropolitan area

5.93

Louisville-Jefferson County, KY-IN

4.36

Fargo, ND-MN

4.32

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA

4.10

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

3.71

Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL

3.66

Grand Junction, CO

3.46

Edison-New Brunswick, NJ Metropolitan Division

3.40

Knoxville, TN

3.38
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Fayetteville, NC

7.14

Waterbury, CT

5.69

Bismarck, ND

5.48

San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA

3.11

Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ Metropolitan Division

3.08

Salt Lake City, UT

3.02

Edison-New Brunswick, NJ Metropolitan Division

2.70

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

2.33

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

2.17

Nassau-Suffolk, NY Metropolitan Division

2.12
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

9.97

North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area

8.65

North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

6.67

Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

6.06

Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area

5.32

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

5.18

Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area

5.08

Jefferson City, MO

4.90

Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

4.19

Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.06
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Warner Robins, GA

40.18

Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

17.02

Anniston-Oxford, AL

6.70

Decatur, AL

6.14

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

5.25

Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna, WV-OH

5.14

Portsmouth, NH-ME

4.88

Albany, GA

4.81

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

4.76

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

3.73
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, TX

9.39

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

6.72

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

5.22

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

4.92

Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Division

4.31

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

2.42

Mobile, AL

2.17

Kansas City, MO-KS

2.05

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division

1.91

Springfield, MO

1.80
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Anderson, SC

9.71

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

9.10

North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

6.65

Abilene, TX

5.04

Western Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

5.03

Bangor, ME

4.17

Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX

3.82

Cedar Rapids, IA

3.64

Kansas nonmetropolitan area

3.49

Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.48
Areas with the highest location quotient for Avionics Technicians, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

22.38

Wichita, KS

18.93

Huntsville, AL

16.24

Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA

13.09

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

11.88

Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

8.84

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

6.08

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

5.24

Fayetteville, NC

4.43

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL

4.24
Areas with the highest location quotient for Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Manchester, NH

3.55

Cheyenne, WY

3.23

Saginaw-Saginaw Township North, MI

3.18

Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, MA-NH NECTA Division

3.06

Lake Havasu City - Kingman, AZ

2.85

Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

2.51

West Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

2.45

El Paso, TX

2.41

Medford, OR

2.39

Eastern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

2.28
Areas with the highest location quotient for Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

10.81

Midland, TX

7.58

Johnson City, TN

6.96

St. Cloud, MN

6.23

Southcentral Idaho nonmetropolitan area

5.46

Eau Claire, WI

5.31

Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, SC

5.27

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

5.12

West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

4.79

Fort Wayne, IN

4.40
Areas with the highest location quotient for Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

3.05

Wichita Falls, TX

3.01

Louisville-Jefferson County, KY-IN

2.95

Framingham, MA NECTA Division

2.74

Montgomery, AL

2.60

Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Division

2.51

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

2.42

Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division

2.38

Manchester, NH

2.34

Billings, MT

2.31
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

5.48

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

2.89

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

2.24

Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.20

Casper, WY

2.20

Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach, FL

2.17

Warner Robins, GA

2.15

Far Eastern North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.14

Southwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

2.10

Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area

2.10
Areas with the highest location quotient for Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area

2.57

Warner Robins, GA

2.08

Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.04

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

2.00

Casper, WY

1.96

Texarkana-Texarkana, TX-AR

1.93

Farmington, NM

1.90

Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA

1.87

New Iberia nonmetropolitan area

1.87

Odessa, TX

1.84
Areas with the highest location quotient for Extraction Workers, All Other, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

151.38

Odessa, TX

45.24

Lafayette, LA

42.77

Casper, WY

40.91

Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area

19.58

Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

15.47

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

15.44

Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA

14.02

Anchorage, AK

4.24

Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX

2.53
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Extraction Workers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area

60.46

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

49.27

Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

40.97

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

38.63

Midland, TX

29.94

Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area

25.16

Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area

22.76

Southwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

20.52

Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area

20.33

North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

17.31
Areas with the highest location quotient for Roustabouts, Oil and Gas, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

109.41

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

55.26

Odessa, TX

51.37

Midland, TX

48.69

Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area

45.37

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

40.33

Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area

38.06

Casper, WY

27.16

Northwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

26.18

Eastern Montana nonmetropolitan area

25.10
Areas with the highest location quotient for Roof Bolters, Mining, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

167.94

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

123.59

Morgantown, WV

64.06

Charleston, WV

61.45

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

60.66

North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

58.64

Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

49.56

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

29.66

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

24.97

Western Colorado nonmetropolitan area

20.06
Areas with the highest location quotient for Rock Splitters, Quarry, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Prescott, AZ

60.62

Western Montana nonmetropolitan area

60.52

Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

52.02

Bloomington, IN

25.23

Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area

24.33

Athens-Clarke County, GA

23.56

Central Texas nonmetropolitan area

20.10

Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

14.93

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA

8.60

Southeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

6.25
Areas with the highest location quotient for Mining Machine Operators, All Other, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area

103.15

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

20.63

Lafayette, LA

20.07

Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

14.64
Areas with the highest location quotient for Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

52.57

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

34.12

Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

32.59

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

29.57

Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

15.03

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

6.50

North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

6.39

Pittsburgh, PA

3.22

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

1.53

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

0.80
Areas with the highest location quotient for Continuous Mining Machine Operators, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area

373.71

Garrett County, Maryland nonmetropolitan area

89.32

Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area

69.02

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

44.21

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

43.73

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

39.02

North Arizona nonmetropolitan area

37.43

Wheeling, WV-OH

32.23

Western Colorado nonmetropolitan area

22.20

Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

15.86
Areas with the highest location quotient for Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area

140.22

Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

89.07

Southeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

46.13

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

42.47

West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

18.30

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

12.18

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

11.69

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

10.69

Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area

6.71

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

4.15
Areas with the highest location quotient for Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area

111.18

Southeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

22.15

Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

18.23

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

16.73

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

13.55

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

12.55

North Idaho nonmetropolitan area

11.75

Southwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

10.62

Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area

10.29

Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

8.13
Areas with the highest location quotient for Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

107.25

Midland, TX

70.15

Farmington, NM

45.47

Greeley, CO

43.48

Odessa, TX

40.06

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

35.34

Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

33.59

Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area

33.16

Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area

31.61

Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

30.29
Areas with the highest location quotient for Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

84.78

Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

51.62

Midland, TX

46.08

Northwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

39.57

Casper, WY

34.92

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

28.77

Odessa, TX

26.06

Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

25.65

Eastern Montana nonmetropolitan area

23.40

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

21.74
Areas with the highest location quotient for Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

123.42

Odessa, TX

56.96

Midland, TX

52.57

Victoria, TX

44.73

Northwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

41.86

Abilene, TX

38.17

Casper, WY

32.71

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

32.24

Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

30.83

Farmington, NM

26.93
Areas with the highest location quotient for Construction and Related Workers, All Other, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Palm Coast, FL

12.38

Tallahassee, FL

12.29

Naples-Marco Island, FL

7.55

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

6.44

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

5.69

Port St. Lucie, FL

5.49

North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, FL

5.47

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

4.94

Owensboro, KY

4.69

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL

4.55
Areas with the highest location quotient for Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area

8.30

Casper, WY

6.88

Lake Charles, LA

6.14

North Arizona nonmetropolitan area

6.02

Bay City, MI

5.82

Western Colorado nonmetropolitan area

5.24

Taunton-Norton-Raynham, MA NECTA Division

5.16

Eastern Montana nonmetropolitan area

4.98

Holland-Grand Haven, MI

4.89

New Iberia nonmetropolitan area

4.54
Areas with the highest location quotient for Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area

11.40

Prescott, AZ

8.92

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

2.95

Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

2.67

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

1.97

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

1.71

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

1.59

Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division

0.94

Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ

0.82

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

0.79
Areas with the highest location quotient for Highway Maintenance Workers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Yauco, PR

24.59

San German-Cabo Rojo, PR

16.29

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area 1

14.45

East Central New York nonmetropolitan area

10.42

Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

8.68

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

8.40

Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

8.25

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area 2

7.91

Central South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

7.89

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

7.81
Areas with the highest location quotient for Hazardous Materials Removal Workers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Los Alamos County, New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

33.27

East Idaho nonmetropolitan area

11.94

Lawrence-Methuen-Salem, MA-NH NECTA Division

11.12

Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, WA

10.30

Longview, WA

9.36

North Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

8.68

Amarillo, TX

4.65

Odessa, TX

4.54

North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area

4.47

Anchorage, AK

4.09
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fence Erectors, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Billings, MT

12.59

Tacoma, WA Metropolitan Division

6.35

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

6.15

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

4.54

Stockton, CA

3.15

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

2.79

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

2.35

Kansas City, MO-KS

2.22

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

1.99

Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division

1.79
Areas with the highest location quotient for Elevator Installers and Repairers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Camden, NJ Metropolitan Division

4.62

Evansville, IN-KY

4.07

Honolulu, HI

4.05

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

3.92

Newark-Union, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division

3.68

Baltimore-Towson, MD

3.42

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

3.26

San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, PR

3.24

Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Division

2.97

Salt Lake City, UT

2.82
Areas with the highest location quotient for Construction and Building Inspectors, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

3.73

Taunton-Norton-Raynham, MA NECTA Division

3.39

Cheyenne, WY

3.27

Trenton-Ewing, NJ

3.21

Prescott, AZ

3.20

Western Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.15

Williamsport, PA

3.07

East Central New York nonmetropolitan area

2.94

Flagstaff, AZ

2.94

Ocean City, NJ

2.71
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Jonesboro, AR

7.02

Fort Smith, AR-OK

6.95

Corpus Christi, TX

6.58

Tuscaloosa, AL

5.01

Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area

4.79

Battle Creek, MI

4.54

Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area

4.07

San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, PR

3.74

Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area

3.28

Albuquerque, NM

2.80
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Roofers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

9.61

Provo-Orem, UT

5.87

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.87

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

4.56

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

4.05

Montgomery, AL

3.66

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

3.21

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

3.19

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

3.19

Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, SC

3.03
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Baton Rouge, LA

8.99

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

6.51

Sumter, SC

5.59

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

4.99

Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

4.83

Odessa, TX

4.50

Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

4.41

Anderson, SC

4.40

Santa Fe, NM

4.24

Rapid City, SD

3.87
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

12.99

Corpus Christi, TX

8.38

Jacksonville, NC

7.93

Greeley, CO

5.68

Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

5.29

Gulfport-Biloxi, MS

4.54

Longview, TX

4.38

Salinas, CA

3.98

Mobile, AL

3.26

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

2.65
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Electricians, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Mayaguez, PR

20.42

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

6.73

Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA

6.43

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

6.01

Lynchburg, VA

5.70

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

5.22

Ponce, PR

5.20

Salisbury, MD

5.18

Anderson, SC

4.87

Hattiesburg, MS

4.81
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Carpenters, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Aguadilla-Isabela-San Sebastian, PR

14.38

Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area

9.30

Central South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

8.18

Las Cruces, NM

7.85

Baton Rouge, LA

7.44

Sioux Falls, SD

7.03

Bismarck, ND

6.69

San German-Cabo Rojo, PR

5.69

Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.68

Barnstable Town, MA

5.22
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Waco, TX

10.04

Provo-Orem, UT

6.37

Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

6.28

Jonesboro, AR

5.98

Aguadilla-Isabela-San Sebastian, PR

5.95

Anderson, SC

5.82

Jacksonville, NC

5.26

Greenville, NC

5.02

New Bedford, MA

4.94

Rapid City, SD

4.69
Areas with the highest location quotient for Solar Photovoltaic Installers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

9.71

San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA

6.99

Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Division

6.59

Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA

5.08

Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ

3.81

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

0.76

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

0.70
Areas with the highest location quotient for Structural Iron and Steel Workers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

9.45

Odessa, TX

8.31

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

7.91

Baton Rouge, LA

6.44

Pascagoula, MS

4.40

Provo-Orem, UT

4.10

North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area

4.07

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC

3.74

Mobile, AL

3.65

Western Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

3.65
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sheet Metal Workers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Warner Robins, GA

25.76

Cleveland, TN

6.42

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

4.89

Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna, WV-OH

4.76

Corpus Christi, TX

3.79

Jonesboro, AR

3.48

Oklahoma City, OK

3.46

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

3.45

Longview, WA

3.15

Evansville, IN-KY

2.83
Areas with the highest location quotient for Roofers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Palm Coast, FL

6.81

Muncie, IN

6.11

Punta Gorda, FL

5.16

Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna, WV-OH

4.47

Ocala, FL

4.40

Port St. Lucie, FL

4.18

North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, FL

4.13

Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area

3.53

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

3.52

Tacoma, WA Metropolitan Division

3.43
Areas with the highest location quotient for Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Honolulu, HI

8.40

Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division

4.84

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division

4.45

Nassau-Suffolk, NY Metropolitan Division

4.35

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

4.32

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

4.00

Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX

3.79

Gary, IN Metropolitan Division

3.45

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

3.35

Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Division

3.25
Areas with the highest location quotient for Plasterers and Stucco Masons, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

St. George, UT

17.15

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

7.65

Santa Fe, NM

7.59

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

6.28

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

6.20

Tucson, AZ

5.65

Modesto, CA

5.09

Fresno, CA

4.78

Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ

4.48

Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area

4.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Pascagoula, MS

6.10

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

4.42

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

4.03

Northwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

3.15

Billings, MT

2.95

Baton Rouge, LA

2.93

Gary, IN Metropolitan Division

2.87

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

2.59

Kokomo, IN

2.58

Appleton, WI

2.51
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pipelayers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

7.57

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

6.74

Mobile, AL

6.00

Southwest Idaho nonmetropolitan area

5.99

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

5.89

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

5.77

Owensboro, KY

5.45

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

5.36

Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach, FL

5.29

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

4.98
Areas with the highest location quotient for Paperhangers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Erie, PA

14.68

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division

3.63

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI

3.29

Nassau-Suffolk, NY Metropolitan Division

2.93

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD

1.81

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

1.50
Areas with the highest location quotient for Painters, Construction and Maintenance, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Yauco, PR

8.18

Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area

6.10

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

5.47

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

4.02

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

3.95

New Iberia nonmetropolitan area

3.88

Portsmouth, NH-ME

3.29

Warner Robins, GA

3.24

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

3.15

Naples-Marco Island, FL

3.08
Areas with the highest location quotient for Insulation Workers, Mechanical, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Odessa, TX

23.18

Baton Rouge, LA

17.40

Waco, TX

10.94

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

9.80

St. Cloud, MN

8.32

Binghamton, NY

6.26

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

5.97

Richmond, VA

5.51

Longview, TX

4.46

Cheyenne, WY

4.39
Areas with the highest location quotient for Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Peabody, MA NECTA Division

8.03

Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

7.12

Bend, OR

5.92

Lubbock, TX

5.20

Harrisonburg, VA

4.89

Fargo, ND-MN

4.58

Toledo, OH

4.33

Western Montana nonmetropolitan area

4.28

Rapid City, SD

3.90

Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.83
Areas with the highest location quotient for Glaziers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Idaho Falls, ID

6.33

Cheyenne, WY

6.11

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

4.37

College Station-Bryan, TX

4.15

Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, TX

3.44

Roanoke, VA

3.32

Rapid City, SD

3.13

Green Bay, WI

2.88

Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Division

2.86

Amarillo, TX

2.59
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electricians, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.59

Kokomo, IN

3.26

Gary, IN Metropolitan Division

3.16

Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

3.12

Odessa, TX

3.04

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

2.87

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

2.70

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

2.69

Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, MA-NH NECTA Division

2.66

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

2.61
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tapers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Coeur d'Alene, ID

9.22

Tacoma, WA Metropolitan Division

7.16

Bellingham, WA

6.79

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

6.02

Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA

6.00

Yuma, AZ

5.64

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

4.86

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

4.72

Reno-Sparks, NV

4.65

Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Division

4.45
Areas with the highest location quotient for Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

St. George, UT

5.05

Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

3.89

Coeur d'Alene, ID

3.73

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.51

Santa Rosa-Petaluma, CA

3.47

Provo-Orem, UT

3.35

Tucson, AZ

3.07

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

3.06

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

2.99

Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area

2.94
Areas with the highest location quotient for Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

8.77

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

8.28

Southeast Arizona nonmetropolitan area

7.38

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

7.04

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

7.00

Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

6.95

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

6.64

Farmington, NM

6.55

Northwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

6.46

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

6.23
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pile-Driver Operators, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA

18.55

Lake Charles, LA

17.06

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

6.42

Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA

5.81

Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Division

5.76

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

5.33

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division

3.80

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

3.38

Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX

2.98

San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA

2.82
Areas with the highest location quotient for Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area

26.23

Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

14.85

Casper, WY

7.66

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

6.56

Greeley, CO

5.55

Redding, CA

5.34

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

5.21

North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area

4.99

Pueblo, CO

4.95

Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

4.70
Areas with the highest location quotient for Construction Laborers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area 1

3.79

Farmington, NM

3.72

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

3.16

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

3.08

Central Texas nonmetropolitan area

3.03

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.01

Odessa, TX

2.92

Waco, TX

2.80

Victoria, TX

2.80

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area 2

2.77
Areas with the highest location quotient for Terrazzo Workers and Finishers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

6.07

San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA

4.53

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

4.14

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

3.77

Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI

2.22

Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division

0.88

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD

0.60

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

0.28

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

0.23
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

5.70

Victoria, TX

5.26

Fargo, ND-MN

5.17

Southcentral Idaho nonmetropolitan area

4.88

St. George, UT

4.69

East Central North Dakota

4.49

Rapid City, SD

4.36

South Western Utah nonmetropolitan area

4.19

Southeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

3.98

Northern Utah nonmetropolitan area

3.93
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tile and Marble Setters, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Chico, CA

7.90

Naples-Marco Island, FL

7.59

Punta Gorda, FL

6.57

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

5.56

Redding, CA

4.96

Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, CA

4.86

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

4.75

Visalia-Porterville, CA

4.54

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

4.08

Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA

3.95
Areas with the highest location quotient for Floor Sanders and Finishers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Rockford, IL

14.23

Boulder, CO

9.35

Richmond, VA

7.87

Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, MD Metropolitan Division

6.80

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

6.44

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

4.29

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

1.61

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI

0.76
Areas with the highest location quotient for Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Sioux Falls, SD

9.43

Bloomington-Normal, IL

5.20

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

3.81

Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

3.45

Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA

3.38

Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

2.98

Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL

2.96

Toledo, OH

2.57

Baltimore-Towson, MD

2.42

San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA

2.39
Areas with the highest location quotient for Carpet Installers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Lebanon, PA

6.82

Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, WA

6.00

Reno-Sparks, NV

5.80

Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area

5.26

Johnstown, PA

4.60

Visalia-Porterville, CA

3.83

Lancaster, PA

3.65

Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

3.54

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

3.37

Pittsburgh, PA

3.07
Areas with the highest location quotient for Carpenters, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

5.01

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

4.27

Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area

3.49

Lake Charles, LA

3.41

Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.96

Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.94

Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

2.91

Rapid City, SD

2.77

Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area

2.71

Pascagoula, MS

2.66
Areas with the highest location quotient for Stonemasons, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

21.29

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

10.10

Prescott, AZ

9.66

Southcentral Idaho nonmetropolitan area

7.60

Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area

6.61

West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

6.40

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

5.90

Waco, TX

5.48

Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division

4.91

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

3.86
Areas with the highest location quotient for Brickmasons and Blockmasons, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

New Bedford, MA

5.56

Gary, IN Metropolitan Division

4.27

Lancaster, PA

4.18

Provo-Orem, UT

3.71

Northeastern Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.47

Waco, TX

3.41

Greenville, NC

3.27

Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area

3.22

Dubuque, IA

2.99

Springfield, MO

2.85
Areas with the highest location quotient for Boilermakers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

30.19

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

14.50

Chattanooga, TN-GA

13.13

Gary, IN Metropolitan Division

10.74

Baton Rouge, LA

8.64

Billings, MT

8.26

Indianapolis-Carmel, IN

7.53

Worcester, MA-CT

7.51

Corpus Christi, TX

5.63

Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN

3.41
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

7.93

Odessa, TX

4.48

Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

4.28

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

4.21

Farmington, NM

4.13

Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

4.11

Midland, TX

3.65

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

3.33

Greeley, CO

3.22

Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area

3.17
Areas with the highest location quotient for Construction and Extraction Occupations, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

7.49

Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

4.41

Odessa, TX

4.01

Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

3.99

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

3.77

Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area

3.74

Midland, TX

3.70

Farmington, NM

3.31

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

3.27

Longview, TX

3.20
Areas with the highest location quotient for Logging Workers, All Other, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area

208.08

Southern Oregon & Linn County nonmetropolitan area

182.64

Eugene-Springfield, OR

113.63

Salem, OR

29.56

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

13.01

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

5.70
Areas with the highest location quotient for Log Graders and Scalers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

North Idaho nonmetropolitan area

91.67

Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area

47.44

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

40.35

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

36.97

Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

29.93

Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area

25.49

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

24.20

South Georgia nonmetropolitan area

16.53

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

16.00

West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

12.58
Areas with the highest location quotient for Logging Equipment Operators, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

49.86

North Idaho nonmetropolitan area

49.53

Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

35.07

Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area

34.26

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

31.60

Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area

25.58

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

25.49

South Georgia nonmetropolitan area

25.39

Southern Oregon & Linn County nonmetropolitan area

24.72

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

24.36
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fallers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

North Idaho nonmetropolitan area

131.36

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

62.85

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

46.82

Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

43.49

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

20.09

Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

16.55

Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

14.68

North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

11.72

Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area

8.05

Richmond, VA

7.75
Areas with the highest location quotient for Forest and Conservation Workers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Redding, CA

47.96

Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area

46.51

Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

38.19

Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

37.52

Central South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

36.76

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA

30.49

Missoula, MT

13.75

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

7.09

Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

3.66

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

2.70
Areas with the highest location quotient for Agricultural Workers, All Other, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

North Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

15.86

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

13.72

Stockton, CA

13.28

Visalia-Porterville, CA

8.67

Bakersfield-Delano, CA

7.26

Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ

4.03

Fresno, CA

3.20
Areas with the highest location quotient for Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Lexington-Fayette, KY

20.84

Ocala, FL

16.35

Sussex County, Delaware nonmetropolitan area

15.19

Harrisonburg, VA

14.66

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

14.62

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

13.38

North Idaho nonmetropolitan area

13.18

Western Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

12.93

Manhattan, KS

12.58

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

12.29
Areas with the highest location quotient for Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Salinas, CA

87.14

Madera-Chowchilla, CA

80.38

Yuma, AZ

73.35

Visalia-Porterville, CA

69.59

Bakersfield-Delano, CA

64.25

El Centro, CA

55.39

Fresno, CA

39.15

Merced, CA

29.63

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

27.79

North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area

23.59
Areas with the highest location quotient for Agricultural Equipment Operators, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

51.98

Southeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

29.01

East Idaho nonmetropolitan area

21.96

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

21.50

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

20.45

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

19.81

Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

19.16

Fresno, CA

18.52

Far Eastern North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

18.16

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

17.89
Areas with the highest location quotient for Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

119.99

North Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

67.35

Central Washington nonmetropolitan area

67.25

Visalia-Porterville, CA

48.79

East Idaho nonmetropolitan area

42.57

Yakima, WA

41.49

Idaho Falls, ID

37.63

Stockton, CA

35.11

Merced, CA

32.60

Wenatchee-East Wenatchee, WA

31.85
Areas with the highest location quotient for Animal Breeders, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Modesto, CA

28.61

Madison, WI

11.55
Areas with the highest location quotient for Agricultural Inspectors, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Wenatchee-East Wenatchee, WA

20.26

Yakima, WA

15.85

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

13.53

Merced, CA

12.46

Bismarck, ND

10.89

Southeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

10.47

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

10.02

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

9.65

Dothan, AL

9.18

Fresno, CA

9.10
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Salinas, CA

31.35

Yuma, AZ

28.59

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

26.79

Napa, CA

22.27

Madera-Chowchilla, CA

21.26

Bakersfield-Delano, CA

18.96

Central Washington nonmetropolitan area

18.77

Yuba City, CA

17.77

El Centro, CA

16.85

North Idaho nonmetropolitan area

15.06
Areas with the highest location quotient for Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Salinas, CA

55.62

Madera-Chowchilla, CA

52.21

Visalia-Porterville, CA

48.09

Yuma, AZ

47.02

Bakersfield-Delano, CA

41.84

El Centro, CA

36.48

Fresno, CA

26.81

Merced, CA

23.29

North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area

19.56

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

18.50
Areas with the highest location quotient for Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Rochester-Dover, NH-ME

6.57

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

5.72

Hot Springs, AR

4.18

Danbury, CT

3.47

New Haven, CT

3.46

Iowa City, IA

3.38

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

3.37

Southwestern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.35

Bend, OR

3.31

Other New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.06
Areas with the highest location quotient for Statistical Assistants, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area

13.96

Louisville-Jefferson County, KY-IN

12.52

Southwestern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

7.58

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC

6.16

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

5.85

Olympia, WA

5.25

San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, PR

4.58

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA

3.92

Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, ME

3.29

Columbia, SC

3.21
Areas with the highest location quotient for Proofreaders and Copy Markers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Wheeling, WV-OH

6.15

Fargo, ND-MN

4.15

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division

3.84

Trenton-Ewing, NJ

3.45

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

3.44

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH

3.36

Salt Lake City, UT

2.87

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

2.64

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

2.58

Kansas nonmetropolitan area

2.07
Areas with the highest location quotient for Office Machine Operators, Except Computer, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Iowa City, IA

4.51

Rochester-Dover, NH-ME

4.38

Manchester, NH

3.16

Columbia, MO

3.08

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

2.80

Springfield, IL

2.73

Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ Metropolitan Division

2.69

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

2.51

Newark-Union, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division

2.34

Ames, IA

2.20
Areas with the highest location quotient for Office Clerks, General, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

College Station-Bryan, TX

2.42

Morgantown, WV

2.17

North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

1.94

Charleston, WV

1.91

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

1.90

Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

1.69

Flint, MI

1.68

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

1.63

Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

1.62

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

1.61
Areas with the highest location quotient for Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Lynchburg, VA

4.85

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

4.02

Topeka, KS

3.70

Fresno, CA

3.47

Northwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

3.34

Columbus, GA-AL

3.22

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

2.75

Mankato-North Mankato, MN

2.32

Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area

2.21

Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

2.14
Areas with the highest location quotient for Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Wausau, WI

4.96

Sherman-Denison, TX

4.60

Hammond nonmetropolitan area

3.86

Bismarck, ND

3.84

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

3.82

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA

3.55

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

3.48

Amarillo, TX

3.47

Sioux Falls, SD

3.16

Roanoke, VA

3.14
Areas with the highest location quotient for Desktop Publishers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Northeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

6.35

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

6.31

Lincoln, NE

5.52

Lansing-East Lansing, MI

5.51

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

4.54

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

4.14

Framingham, MA NECTA Division

3.94

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

3.29

Topeka, KS

3.14

Madison, WI

3.13
Areas with the highest location quotient for Word Processors and Typists, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

11.59

Trenton-Ewing, NJ

9.75

San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, PR

9.35

Ocean City, NJ

7.73

Jefferson City, MO

7.55

Kingston, NY

6.65

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

6.38

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA

6.24

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

5.46

Bakersfield-Delano, CA

5.30
Areas with the highest location quotient for Data Entry Keyers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Jackson, TN

3.58

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

3.02

El Paso, TX

2.84

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL

2.74

Tallahassee, FL

2.38

Mayaguez, PR

2.25

Garrett County, Maryland nonmetropolitan area

2.20

San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, PR

2.16

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

2.12

Wichita, KS

2.10
Areas with the highest location quotient for Computer Operators, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Janesville, WI

9.97

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

5.96

Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA

5.18

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

3.43

Taunton-Norton-Raynham, MA NECTA Division

3.37

Johnson City, TN

3.27

Far Eastern North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.18

Lincoln, NE

3.15

Springfield, IL

2.67

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

2.67
Areas with the highest location quotient for Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

2.34

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.22

Western Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.18

Yauco, PR

2.17

Carson City, NV

2.07

Mayaguez, PR

2.01

Grand Junction, CO

1.94

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

1.89

Aguadilla-Isabela-San Sebastian, PR

1.89

Waterbury, CT

1.88
Areas with the highest location quotient for Medical Secretaries, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

San German-Cabo Rojo, PR

4.23

Mayaguez, PR

3.96

Medford, OR

3.83

Bend, OR

3.57

Aguadilla-Isabela-San Sebastian, PR

3.50

Corvallis, OR

3.49

Yauco, PR

3.07

Guayama, PR

3.03

Tyler, TX

2.93

Sherman-Denison, TX

2.93
Areas with the highest location quotient for Legal Secretaries, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, PR

3.15

Newark-Union, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division

2.62

San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, CA Metropolitan Division

2.44

Owensboro, KY

2.40

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

2.39

Great Falls, MT

2.37

West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

2.26

Mayaguez, PR

2.17

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

2.13

New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA

2.06
Areas with the highest location quotient for Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Los Alamos County, New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

3.11

Springfield, IL

2.77

Topeka, KS

2.66

Tallahassee, FL

2.56

Fairbanks, AK

2.28

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

2.23

Santa Fe, NM

2.07

San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, PR

2.01

Bismarck, ND

2.01

Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX

2.00
Areas with the highest location quotient for Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area

10.25

Gadsden, AL

6.23

Merced, CA

4.53

Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

4.32

Morgantown, WV

4.14

Visalia-Porterville, CA

3.85

Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

3.70

Charleston, WV

3.61

Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area

3.52

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

3.50
Areas with the highest location quotient for Stock Clerks and Order Fillers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Lebanon, PA

2.41

Danville, IL

1.96

Elmira, NY

1.90

Harrisonburg, VA

1.88

Southwestern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

1.85

Lawrence-Methuen-Salem, MA-NH NECTA Division

1.79

Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division

1.76

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area 2

1.76

Hinesville-Fort Stewart, GA

1.75

Spartanburg, SC

1.72
Areas with the highest location quotient for Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area

6.26

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

3.11

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

2.45

Hinesville-Fort Stewart, GA

2.22

Laredo, TX

2.12

Taunton-Norton-Raynham, MA NECTA Division

2.00

Dalton, GA

1.91

Lynchburg, VA

1.87

Wichita, KS

1.85

Longview, WA

1.80
Areas with the highest location quotient for Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

New Bedford, MA

5.05

Warner Robins, GA

3.53

Columbus, IN

2.80

Lawrence-Methuen-Salem, MA-NH NECTA Division

2.79

Dalton, GA

2.77

Rocky Mount, NC

2.48

Anniston-Oxford, AL

2.47

Jefferson City, MO

2.45

Savannah, GA

2.39

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

2.35
Areas with the highest location quotient for Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Springfield, MA-CT

4.11

Trenton-Ewing, NJ

3.53

Manchester, NH

3.51

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

3.35

Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, MA NECTA Division

3.31

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

3.28

Greensboro-High Point, NC

3.04

Fayetteville, NC

2.97

Charleston, WV

2.81

Rocky Mount, NC

2.68
Areas with the highest location quotient for Postal Service Mail Carriers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

2.53

Palm Coast, FL

2.23

Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

2.05

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

1.98

Far Eastern North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

1.92

Southeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

1.86

West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

1.84

Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

1.83

Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

1.81

Anderson, IN

1.81
Areas with the highest location quotient for Postal Service Clerks, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

4.93

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

4.38

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

4.29

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

4.11

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

3.88

Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.75

Kingston, NY

3.72

Central South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.68

Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

3.55

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

3.52
Areas with the highest location quotient for Meter Readers, Utilities, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

7.84

Morristown, TN

6.49

Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area

6.16

Anderson, IN

6.07

Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

5.31

Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

5.29

Gulfport-Biloxi, MS

5.18

Far Eastern North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.01

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

4.74

Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area

4.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Lafayette, LA

4.25

Laredo, TX

3.72

St. George, UT

3.00

Upper Eastern Shore nonmetropolitan area

2.88

Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

2.72

New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA

2.68

Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA

2.45

Garrett County, Maryland nonmetropolitan area

2.33

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

2.24

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.12
Areas with the highest location quotient for Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

3.98

Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

3.70

Hinesville-Fort Stewart, GA

3.64

Ocean City, NJ

3.63

North Arizona nonmetropolitan area

3.48

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

3.45

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

3.34

Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.29

Southwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

3.15

Rochester, MN

3.12
Areas with the highest location quotient for Couriers and Messengers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, PR

5.50

Mayaguez, PR

4.31

Ponce, PR

3.75

Laredo, TX

2.91

Aguadilla-Isabela-San Sebastian, PR

2.86

Hammond nonmetropolitan area

2.77

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

2.75

Eau Claire, WI

2.74

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

2.73

Cheyenne, WY

2.68
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cargo and Freight Agents, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Laredo, TX

28.62

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

9.51

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

7.34

Anchorage, AK

6.92

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

6.06

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

6.02

El Centro, CA

3.82

Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, SC

3.77

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL

3.48

Savannah, GA

3.33
Areas with the highest location quotient for Information and Record Clerks, All Other, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Hinesville-Fort Stewart, GA

9.01

Warner Robins, GA

4.96

Rome, GA

4.01

Macon, GA

3.70

Medford, OR

3.64

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC

3.53

Fairbanks, AK

3.52

Brunswick, GA

3.46

Gainesville, FL

3.34

Southern Oregon & Linn County nonmetropolitan area

3.27
Areas with the highest location quotient for Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

5.87

Salt Lake City, UT

5.61

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

5.19

Honolulu, HI

4.45

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

4.22

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

3.74

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

3.44

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

3.40

Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC

3.17

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL

3.14
Areas with the highest location quotient for Receptionists and Information Clerks, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Gadsden, AL

2.29

Punta Gorda, FL

1.98

Edison-New Brunswick, NJ Metropolitan Division

1.89

Camden, NJ Metropolitan Division

1.86

Rapid City, SD

1.85

Naples-Marco Island, FL

1.80

Nassau-Suffolk, NY Metropolitan Division

1.77

Sioux Falls, SD

1.76

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

1.68

West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

1.67
Areas with the highest location quotient for Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Elizabethtown, KY

10.44

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

3.40

Manhattan, KS

2.85

Lawton, OK

2.79

Columbus, GA-AL

2.57

Fayetteville, NC

2.52

Jacksonville, NC

2.47

Hinesville-Fort Stewart, GA

2.41

Montgomery, AL

2.33

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

2.21
Areas with the highest location quotient for Order Clerks, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Appleton, WI

6.27

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

4.89

Lynchburg, VA

4.78

Eau Claire, WI

3.24

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

3.23

Jackson, TN

2.94

Eugene-Springfield, OR

2.89

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

2.70

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

2.62

Erie, PA

2.60
Areas with the highest location quotient for New Accounts Clerks, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

5.59

Victoria, TX

4.70

Texarkana-Texarkana, TX-AR

4.51

Abilene, TX

3.92

Rocky Mount, NC

3.75

Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.57

Northeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

3.55

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

3.55

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

3.34

Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area

3.30
Areas with the highest location quotient for Loan Interviewers and Clerks, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Sioux Falls, SD

3.88

Rapid City, SD

3.76

Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.27

Central South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.22

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

3.16

Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division

3.15

Springfield, IL

2.96

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA

2.91

Camden, NJ Metropolitan Division

2.85

Las Cruces, NM

2.79
Areas with the highest location quotient for Library Assistants, Clerical, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Ann Arbor, MI

4.98

Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

4.33

Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

4.25

North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

3.75

Ames, IA

3.68

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

3.38

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

3.31

Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

3.27

Kingston, NY

3.11

Charlottesville, VA

3.09
Areas with the highest location quotient for Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

East Idaho nonmetropolitan area

8.16

Logan, UT-ID

7.89

Lincoln, NE

5.52

Pocatello, ID

4.91

Merced, CA

4.32

Pueblo, CO

3.55

Eugene-Springfield, OR

3.53

Provo-Orem, UT

3.32

Ithaca, NY

3.32

North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, FL

3.26
Areas with the highest location quotient for Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area

11.30

Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC

7.66

South Western Utah nonmetropolitan area

6.88

Ocean City, NJ

6.83

Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

6.73

Flagstaff, AZ

6.51

Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

6.07

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

5.84

Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area

5.82

Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area

5.50
Areas with the highest location quotient for File Clerks, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Lubbock, TX

10.77

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.84

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

2.74

Billings, MT

2.70

Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA

2.69

Tallahassee, FL

2.67

Punta Gorda, FL

2.36

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

2.25

Jacksonville, FL

2.25

Redding, CA

2.24
Areas with the highest location quotient for Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Fresno, CA

6.32

Topeka, KS

6.09

Chico, CA

4.90

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

3.96

Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.95

Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.69

Jefferson City, MO

3.56

Altoona, PA

3.41

Morristown, TN

3.36

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA

3.23
Areas with the highest location quotient for Customer Service Representatives, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Salt Lake City, UT

2.12

Bloomington-Normal, IL

1.87

Provo-Orem, UT

1.84

Valdosta, GA

1.83

Boise City-Nampa, ID

1.83

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

1.81

Columbia, SC

1.81

Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

1.77

Sioux Falls, SD

1.76

Green Bay, WI

1.74
Areas with the highest location quotient for Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Florence, SC

18.86

Monroe, LA

17.40

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

7.78

Richmond, VA

6.90

Jacksonville, FL

6.61

Columbus, OH

4.67

Alexandria, LA

4.58

Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

4.56

Hammond nonmetropolitan area

4.31

Sioux Falls, SD

4.16
Areas with the highest location quotient for Court, Municipal, and License Clerks, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

5.33

Danville, IL

5.27

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

4.93

Dover, DE

4.73

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

4.47

North Arizona nonmetropolitan area

4.10

Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.09

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

4.02

Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.90

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

3.81
Areas with the highest location quotient for Correspondence Clerks, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Sioux Falls, SD

21.46

Waco, TX

10.61

Springfield, IL

5.84

Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.64

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA

4.00

Jackson, MS

3.93

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA

3.45

Chattanooga, TN-GA

3.01

Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division

2.74

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD

2.52
Areas with the highest location quotient for Brokerage Clerks, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

5.81

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

4.40

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

3.22

St. Louis, MO-IL

2.94

West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

2.86

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

2.80

Fort Wayne, IN

2.31

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division

2.26

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

2.08

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL

2.03
Areas with the highest location quotient for Financial Clerks, All Other, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA

10.40

Wheeling, WV-OH

9.86

Anchorage, AK

4.48

Manchester, NH

4.11

Other New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

4.04

Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division

3.64

Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ

3.57

Fayetteville, NC

2.91

Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

2.84

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

2.75
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tellers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Southeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

2.38

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

2.27

Danville, IL

2.26

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

2.17

Southwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

2.16

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL

2.16

Texarkana-Texarkana, TX-AR

2.14

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

2.14

Northeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

2.13

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

2.13
Areas with the highest location quotient for Procurement Clerks, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Warner Robins, GA

6.42

Hinesville-Fort Stewart, GA

6.25

Lawton, OK

4.37

Columbus, GA-AL

4.33

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

3.87

Anniston-Oxford, AL

3.82

Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.78

York-Hanover, PA

3.61

Texarkana-Texarkana, TX-AR

3.60

Southwestern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.56
Areas with the highest location quotient for Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

New Iberia nonmetropolitan area

2.13

Far Eastern North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.01

Waterbury, CT

2.00

Southwestern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

2.00

Lake Charles, LA

1.91

Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

1.91

Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

1.89

Elizabethtown, KY

1.86

New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA

1.84

Glens Falls, NY

1.84
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gaming Cage Workers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Southeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

64.04

Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area

42.12

Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

36.71

Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area

28.44

Gulfport-Biloxi, MS

24.52

Northeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

22.81

North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area

21.24

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

20.08

Carson City, NV

16.80

Central South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

11.66
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Central South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.46

Western Montana nonmetropolitan area

2.23

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

2.13

Eastern Montana nonmetropolitan area

2.09

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

2.08

Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.07

Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area

2.06

Missoula, MT

2.03

Billings, MT

2.02

Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.01
Areas with the highest location quotient for Billing and Posting Clerks, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

2.65

Jackson, TN

2.04

Flint, MI

2.02

Hattiesburg, MS

1.88

San German-Cabo Rojo, PR

1.83

Eau Claire, WI

1.83

Spokane, WA

1.82

Albany, GA

1.73

Corvallis, OR

1.67

Camden, NJ Metropolitan Division

1.65
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bill and Account Collectors, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Sioux Falls, SD

5.71

Lawrence-Methuen-Salem, MA-NH NECTA Division

3.94

San Angelo, TX

3.88

Jackson, TN

3.59

Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY

3.45

Knoxville, TN

3.05

Jacksonville, FL

2.98

Greenville, NC

2.92

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL

2.53

Rapid City, SD

2.48
Areas with the highest location quotient for Communications Equipment Operators, All Other, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Trenton-Ewing, NJ

11.76

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

5.87

Newark-Union, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division

4.84

Providence-Fall River-Warwick, RI-MA

3.58

Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Division

2.41

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

2.16

Baltimore-Towson, MD

1.67

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA

1.34

Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

1.10

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division

1.10
Areas with the highest location quotient for Telephone Operators, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Ocean City, NJ

10.54

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

5.76

Peabody, MA NECTA Division

5.12

San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, PR

5.09

Utica-Rome, NY

4.12

Providence-Fall River-Warwick, RI-MA

2.22

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

2.13

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

2.09

Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH

1.96

Toledo, OH

1.75
Areas with the highest location quotient for Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Cape Girardeau-Jackson, MO-IL

5.80

Springfield, IL

3.52

Dothan, AL

3.06

West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

2.65

Eau Claire, WI

2.57

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

2.50

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

2.48

Pittsfield, MA

2.28

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

2.22

Michigan City-La Porte, IN

2.05
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Danbury, CT

1.96

Mayaguez, PR

1.65

Columbia, SC

1.63

New Haven, CT

1.60

San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, PR

1.55

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

1.55

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

1.53

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

1.52

Guayama, PR

1.50

Waterbury, CT

1.49
Areas with the highest location quotient for Office and Administrative Support Occupations, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Nassau-Suffolk, NY Metropolitan Division

1.22

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

1.22

Laredo, TX

1.22

Salt Lake City, UT

1.21

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

1.20

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL

1.18

Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

1.18

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

1.17

Jacksonville, FL

1.17

El Paso, TX

1.17
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sales and Related Workers, All Other, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

3.87

Bend, OR

3.61

Chico, CA

3.47

St. Cloud, MN

3.42

West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

3.30

Cumberland, MD-WV

2.80

Southwestern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

2.78

Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

2.69

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

2.60

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

2.58
Areas with the highest location quotient for Door-to-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Anchorage, AK

5.96

Indianapolis-Carmel, IN

5.69

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

4.28

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

3.62

Rochester, NY

3.13

St. Louis, MO-IL

3.03

Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA

1.99

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

1.06

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

0.91

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

0.77
Areas with the highest location quotient for Telemarketers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Pueblo, CO

8.34

Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, WA

7.38

Fort Collins-Loveland, CO

6.27

Port St. Lucie, FL

5.27

Akron, OH

4.88

Canton-Massillon, OH

4.42

La Crosse, WI-MN

3.69

Williamsport, PA

3.62

Albany, GA

3.41

Spokane, WA

3.30
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sales Engineers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

6.75

Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, MA-NH NECTA Division

5.20

Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division

3.99

Framingham, MA NECTA Division

3.83

San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, CA Metropolitan Division

3.65

San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA

2.79

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH

2.69

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division

2.64

Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX

2.59

Manchester, NH

2.50
Areas with the highest location quotient for Real Estate Sales Agents, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Naples-Marco Island, FL

5.86

Garrett County, Maryland nonmetropolitan area

5.62

Palm Coast, FL

5.10

Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC

4.89

Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area

4.29

Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.28

North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, FL

3.91

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

3.91

West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

3.74

Gainesville, FL

3.68
Areas with the highest location quotient for Real Estate Brokers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Jacksonville, NC

6.87

Wilmington, NC

6.25

Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC

5.42

Fayetteville, NC

5.22

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

4.82

Raleigh-Cary, NC

4.74

Winston-Salem, NC

4.71

Punta Gorda, FL

3.96

Greensboro-High Point, NC

3.84

Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.43
Areas with the highest location quotient for Models, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

1.89

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

1.23

St. Louis, MO-IL

1.18

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

1.05

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

0.69

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

0.65
Areas with the highest location quotient for Demonstrators and Product Promoters, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Napa, CA

20.74

Santa Rosa-Petaluma, CA

9.31

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, CA

5.53

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

4.11

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

3.68

Wenatchee-East Wenatchee, WA

3.47

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.42

Fresno, CA

3.23

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

3.23

Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, WA

3.16
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

1.91

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

1.86

Taunton-Norton-Raynham, MA NECTA Division

1.80

Odessa, TX

1.80

Billings, MT

1.75

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

1.70

Appleton, WI

1.69

Lafayette, LA

1.68

Dalton, GA

1.67

Napa, CA

1.66
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

3.21

Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, MA-NH NECTA Division

2.93

Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX

2.81

Portsmouth, NH-ME

2.71

Lake County-Kenosha County, IL-WI Metropolitan Division

2.68

Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division

2.63

Framingham, MA NECTA Division

2.48

Akron, OH

2.40

Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, SC

2.16

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

2.14
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sales Representatives, Services, All Other, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Salt Lake City, UT

1.98

Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

1.97

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

1.85

San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, CA Metropolitan Division

1.79

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

1.79

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL

1.77

Boulder, CO

1.76

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

1.70

Newark-Union, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division

1.67

Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division

1.67
Areas with the highest location quotient for Travel Agents, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

4.37

Honolulu, HI

4.01

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

3.28

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

3.07

Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area

3.04

Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area

2.91

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

2.83

Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

2.77

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

2.64

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL

2.63
Areas with the highest location quotient for Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

4.96

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

4.34

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

3.14

Owensboro, KY

3.06

Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division

2.96

San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, CA Metropolitan Division

2.85

San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA

2.02

Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO

2.02

Trenton-Ewing, NJ

1.91

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division

1.90
Areas with the highest location quotient for Insurance Sales Agents, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Macon, GA

2.81

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

2.80

Anderson, SC

2.75

Central South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.45

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

2.32

Sioux Falls, SD

2.23

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL

2.13

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

2.10

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

2.05

Lansing-East Lansing, MI

2.02
Areas with the highest location quotient for Advertising Sales Agents, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Southwestern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.39

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

3.08

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

2.57

Great Falls, MT

2.43

San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, CA Metropolitan Division

2.37

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

2.16

West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

1.96

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division

1.95

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

1.92

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

1.92
Areas with the highest location quotient for Retail Salespersons, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

2.32

Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC

2.05

Punta Gorda, FL

2.01

Lawrence-Methuen-Salem, MA-NH NECTA Division

1.83

Saginaw-Saginaw Township North, MI

1.79

Mayaguez, PR

1.79

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

1.76

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

1.75

Rapid City, SD

1.73

Burlington, NC

1.73
Areas with the highest location quotient for Parts Salespersons, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

5.22

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA

3.85

Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.82

North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.65

East Central North Dakota

3.56

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

3.24

Goldsboro, NC

3.18

Rapid City, SD

3.00

Monroe, LA

2.82

West Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

2.79
Areas with the highest location quotient for Counter and Rental Clerks, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.07

Redding, CA

2.77

North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.74

Chico, CA

2.53

Hot Springs, AR

2.50

Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach, FL

2.45

Yuba City, CA

2.33

Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, CA

2.31

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA

2.25

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

2.24
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

45.65

Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

38.02

Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area

30.20

Carson City, NV

19.33

Southeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

19.29

Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area

16.16

Northeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

14.45

Gulfport-Biloxi, MS

12.43

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

11.83

Northwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

11.06
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cashiers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

2.26

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area 1

2.17

South Western Utah nonmetropolitan area

2.07

Fajardo, PR

2.01

Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC

1.99

Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area

1.99

Hammond nonmetropolitan area

1.98

Garrett County, Maryland nonmetropolitan area

1.97

Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area

1.91

Southwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

1.90
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

1.98

Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

1.98

Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC

1.97

Taunton-Norton-Raynham, MA NECTA Division

1.93

Raleigh-Cary, NC

1.81

Greensboro-High Point, NC

1.80

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL

1.74

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

1.73

Anderson, IN

1.73

Fargo, ND-MN

1.67
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Dothan, AL

2.24

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

2.14

Punta Gorda, FL

2.13

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area 2

2.10

Fajardo, PR

2.00

Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

1.95

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

1.95

Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC

1.93

Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

1.91

Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

1.91
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sales and Related Occupations, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area 1

1.61

Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC

1.60

Punta Gorda, FL

1.50

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

1.44

Hot Springs, AR

1.42

Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

1.41

Dothan, AL

1.37

Lawrence-Methuen-Salem, MA-NH NECTA Division

1.35

Ocala, FL

1.35

Lake Havasu City - Kingman, AZ

1.35
Areas with the highest location quotient for Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area

37.04

Southern Oregon & Linn County nonmetropolitan area

34.98

North Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

23.88

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

23.40

Medford, OR

18.57

Salem, OR

17.76

Eugene-Springfield, OR

17.39

Corvallis, OR

12.08

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

11.68

Bend, OR

9.43
Areas with the highest location quotient for Residential Advisors, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Sioux Falls, SD

10.59

Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

8.86

Barnstable Town, MA

8.32

Central South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

8.15

St. George, UT

7.69

Rapid City, SD

6.98

Eastern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

6.61

South Western Utah nonmetropolitan area

6.29

Racine, WI

5.95

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

5.83
Areas with the highest location quotient for Recreation Workers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

College Station-Bryan, TX

4.20

Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

4.17

Charlottesville, VA

4.04

Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.12

Athens-Clarke County, GA

3.09

Ocean City, NJ

2.82

Greenville, NC

2.80

Rockford, IL

2.78

Barnstable Town, MA

2.64

Lawrence, KS

2.61
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

4.17

Danbury, CT

2.58

Idaho Falls, ID

2.56

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.51

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, CA

2.50

Taunton-Norton-Raynham, MA NECTA Division

2.41

Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

2.39

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

2.39

Haverhill-North Andover-Amesbury, MA-NH NECTA Division

2.35

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

2.34
Areas with the highest location quotient for Personal Care Aides, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

12.29

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

11.16

Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area

6.87

North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

6.22

Laredo, TX

6.05

Tyler, TX

4.49

Las Cruces, NM

4.38

Hammond nonmetropolitan area

4.25

Alexandria, LA

3.69

Glens Falls, NY

3.60
Areas with the highest location quotient for Childcare Workers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Lawton, OK

2.65

Jacksonville, NC

2.63

Southeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.26

Battle Creek, MI

2.17

Elizabethtown, KY

2.13

Muncie, IN

2.04

Iowa City, IA

2.04

Fargo, ND-MN

2.02

Auburn-Opelika, AL

1.99

Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

1.96
Areas with the highest location quotient for Travel Guides, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

2.55

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

2.06

San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, CA Metropolitan Division

1.97

San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA

1.32

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

0.94

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division

0.50

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

0.40
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tour Guides and Escorts, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

34.04

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

23.35

Flagstaff, AZ

19.83

Central South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

16.78

Cleveland, TN

9.92

Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

9.82

Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

9.68

Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

7.92

South Western Utah nonmetropolitan area

7.46

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

7.42
Areas with the highest location quotient for Concierges, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

13.37

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

7.43

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

6.30

Naples-Marco Island, FL

4.45

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division

4.42

Brunswick, GA

4.27

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

4.20

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

3.90

Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area

3.71

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

3.25
Areas with the highest location quotient for Baggage Porters and Bellhops, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

11.50

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

9.98

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

9.05

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

8.16

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

7.95

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.86

Honolulu, HI

4.78

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL

4.73

Gulfport-Biloxi, MS

4.61

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

4.50
Areas with the highest location quotient for Skincare Specialists, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

4.45

Anderson, IN

4.33

West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

3.70

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

3.13

Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA

2.99

Napa, CA

2.94

Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX

2.84

Tucson, AZ

2.76

Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ

2.71

Lexington-Fayette, KY

2.52
Areas with the highest location quotient for Shampooers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

8.09

Baltimore-Towson, MD

6.56

Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ Metropolitan Division

4.99

Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division

4.97

Newark-Union, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division

4.90

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD

4.71

Edison-New Brunswick, NJ Metropolitan Division

4.45

Sussex County, Delaware nonmetropolitan area

4.34

Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, MA NECTA Division

4.19

Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, MD Metropolitan Division

3.60
Areas with the highest location quotient for Manicurists and Pedicurists, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

5.91

Edison-New Brunswick, NJ Metropolitan Division

4.43

Nassau-Suffolk, NY Metropolitan Division

4.06

Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Division

3.88

San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA

3.60

San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, CA Metropolitan Division

3.32

Peabody, MA NECTA Division

3.20

Newark-Union, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division

3.19

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

3.16

Haverhill-North Andover-Amesbury, MA-NH NECTA Division

3.02
Areas with the highest location quotient for Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

10.77

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

8.22

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

4.31

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

3.56

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

2.49

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

2.37

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL

1.79

Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

1.27

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI

1.24

Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX

0.77
Areas with the highest location quotient for Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, NJ

3.01

Mansfield, OH

2.52

Palm Coast, FL

2.39

Racine, WI

2.25

Ocean City, NJ

2.24

Altoona, PA

2.21

Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division

2.19

Manhattan, KS

2.19

Longview, WA

2.19

Springfield, OH

2.17
Areas with the highest location quotient for Barbers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Wichita Falls, TX

5.77

Nassau-Suffolk, NY Metropolitan Division

3.44

Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX

2.30

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

2.00

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

1.64

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

1.57

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

1.15
Areas with the highest location quotient for Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

6.50

Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

5.51

Anderson, IN

4.79

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

4.53

Southeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

4.04

West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

4.01

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

3.87

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.69

Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area

3.66

Mansfield, OH

3.64
Areas with the highest location quotient for Funeral Attendants, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Wheeling, WV-OH

8.70

Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area

6.62

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

5.90

Southeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

5.89

Williamsport, PA

5.66

Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area

5.43

Kokomo, IN

5.37

Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area

5.37

Cumberland, MD-WV

5.08

Anderson, IN

4.93
Areas with the highest location quotient for Embalmers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area

11.99

South Georgia nonmetropolitan area

9.98

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

7.80

Kansas nonmetropolitan area

5.84

Providence-Fall River-Warwick, RI-MA

4.08

New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA

3.18

Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

2.55

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

1.96

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL

1.71

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA

1.68
Areas with the highest location quotient for Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers, All Other, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

10.26

New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA

7.86

Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

6.84

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

5.42

Lake Charles, LA

5.33

Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

4.76

St. Louis, MO-IL

3.24

Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ

2.68

Tucson, AZ

2.52

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

2.10
Areas with the highest location quotient for Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Naples-Marco Island, FL

12.48

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

6.75

West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

6.54

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

5.38

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

5.19

Columbia, MO

4.98

Napa, CA

4.66

Port St. Lucie, FL

4.48

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

4.20

Springfield, MO

4.14
Areas with the highest location quotient for Costume Attendants, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

11.12

Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

8.68

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

7.98

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

5.88

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

5.71

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

4.86

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

4.48

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

2.88

Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX

1.52

San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA

1.32
Areas with the highest location quotient for Amusement and Recreation Attendants, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

5.95

Ocean City, NJ

5.90

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

5.22

College Station-Bryan, TX

4.23

Coeur d'Alene, ID

4.23

Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC

4.11

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

3.51

Naples-Marco Island, FL

3.48

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

3.27

Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.25
Areas with the highest location quotient for Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Knoxville, TN

5.69

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

4.65

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

3.35

Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, SC

3.32

South Western Utah nonmetropolitan area

3.27

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

3.17

San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, CA Metropolitan Division

2.81

Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Division

2.79

Fort Collins-Loveland, CO

2.77

Salt Lake City, UT

2.72
Areas with the highest location quotient for Motion Picture Projectionists, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL

4.97

Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, CA

4.58

San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, PR

3.90

Wichita, KS

3.38

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL

3.36

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

3.19

Corpus Christi, TX

3.18

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

2.83

West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

2.72

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

2.71
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gaming Service Workers, All Other, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area

30.99

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

29.58

Reno-Sparks, NV

24.37

Northeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

12.97

Carson City, NV

12.80

Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area

12.25

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

12.08

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

7.56

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

6.19

Gulfport-Biloxi, MS

5.43
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Bismarck, ND

27.42

Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

23.13

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

21.31

Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

19.56

Grand Forks, ND-MN

16.74

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

12.55

Lubbock, TX

10.16

Central South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

9.93

Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area

9.85

Montgomery, AL

8.96
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gaming Dealers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

56.73

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

30.90

Gulfport-Biloxi, MS

24.27

Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area

16.55

Reno-Sparks, NV

12.28

Lake Charles, LA

10.10

Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

9.27

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

9.06

Southeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

8.94

Gary, IN Metropolitan Division

5.78
Areas with the highest location quotient for Nonfarm Animal Caretakers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

South Western Utah nonmetropolitan area

7.06

Prescott, AZ

4.49

Ocala, FL

3.74

Hot Springs, AR

3.50

Northwestern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

3.43

Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area

2.92

Lexington-Fayette, KY

2.81

Las Cruces, NM

2.43

Punta Gorda, FL

2.38

Santa Rosa-Petaluma, CA

2.37
Areas with the highest location quotient for Animal Trainers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Ocala, FL

15.00

Lexington-Fayette, KY

4.50

Lake County-Kenosha County, IL-WI Metropolitan Division

4.30

Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, CA

4.25

Wilmington, NC

3.41

Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ Metropolitan Division

3.20

Reno-Sparks, NV

3.01

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division

3.00

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI

2.98

New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA

2.96
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Ocean City, NJ

4.95

Fajardo, PR

2.78

North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

2.43

Carson City, NV

2.24

Duluth, MN-WI

2.20

Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area

2.19

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

2.14

Owensboro, KY

2.13

Norwich-New London, CT-RI

2.10

Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, NJ

2.05
Areas with the highest location quotient for Slot Supervisors, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Gulfport-Biloxi, MS

51.46

Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area

30.47

Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area

23.60

Southeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

22.03

North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area

19.06

North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

18.29

Northeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

15.31

Northwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

14.49

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

10.69

Reno-Sparks, NV

7.70
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gaming Supervisors, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

68.40

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

37.62

Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area

27.74

Gulfport-Biloxi, MS

26.34

Reno-Sparks, NV

16.82

Southeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

16.81

Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area

14.21

Lake Charles, LA

11.60

Northeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

10.78

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

8.35
Areas with the highest location quotient for Personal Care and Service Occupations, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

4.12

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

3.67

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

2.90

North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

2.68

Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area

2.56

Norwich-New London, CT-RI

2.38

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

2.24

Laredo, TX

2.04

Hammond nonmetropolitan area

2.03

Tyler, TX

1.93
Areas with the highest location quotient for Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Ocean City, NJ

22.00

Danville, IL

14.78

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

8.64

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

6.44

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

5.33

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division

4.76

Lexington-Fayette, KY

4.74

Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

4.72

Champaign-Urbana, IL

4.70

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI

4.40
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tree Trimmers and Pruners, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Rome, GA

12.23

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

7.68

Altoona, PA

5.66

Oklahoma City, OK

5.46

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

5.01

State College, PA

4.88

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR

4.88

Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, ME

4.34

Rochester, NY

3.88

Columbus, GA-AL

3.57
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Central South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

27.71

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

15.38

Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

13.96

Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

12.76

Napa, CA

11.93

Palm Coast, FL

11.65

Merced, CA

11.60

East Central North Dakota

11.32

Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

9.38

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

9.17
Areas with the highest location quotient for Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

7.18

Palm Coast, FL

6.58

Naples-Marco Island, FL

5.36

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area 2

5.14

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

3.80

Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

3.77

Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.66

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

3.60

Barnstable Town, MA

3.35

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.97
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pest Control Workers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Punta Gorda, FL

6.81

Port St. Lucie, FL

4.91

Ocala, FL

4.56

Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.45

Lake Havasu City - Kingman, AZ

4.43

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

3.77

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

3.76

Palm Coast, FL

3.71

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

3.67

Jacksonville, NC

3.53
Areas with the highest location quotient for Building Cleaning Workers, All Other, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, MD Metropolitan Division

9.22

Mankato-North Mankato, MN

5.35

Baltimore-Towson, MD

4.76

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

2.10

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

1.37

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division

1.30

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI

1.27

Lake County-Kenosha County, IL-WI Metropolitan Division

0.71

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH

0.49

San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA

0.45
Areas with the highest location quotient for Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

5.81

Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area

5.41

Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC

5.20

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

4.96

Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area

3.86

Ocean City, NJ

3.63

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

3.57

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

3.47

South Western Utah nonmetropolitan area

3.40

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

3.35
Areas with the highest location quotient for Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Ponce, PR

3.77

Guayama, PR

2.48

San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, PR

2.10

Holland-Grand Haven, MI

2.08

Saginaw-Saginaw Township North, MI

1.99

Mayaguez, PR

1.93

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

1.78

Fajardo, PR

1.78

Binghamton, NY

1.54

Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area

1.50
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Palm Coast, FL

12.31

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

9.04

Naples-Marco Island, FL

5.82

Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

5.07

Northwestern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

4.87

Barnstable Town, MA

4.24

Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.73

Port St. Lucie, FL

3.66

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

3.47

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

3.15
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.47

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.13

South Western Utah nonmetropolitan area

3.12

Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.05

Sumter, SC

2.72

Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.61

Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC

2.59

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

2.49

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

2.40

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

2.33
Areas with the highest location quotient for Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

New Shoreham Town, Rhode Island nonmetropolitan area

3.52

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

2.83

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

2.74

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.63

Ponce, PR

2.57

Palm Coast, FL

2.57

Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC

2.33

Naples-Marco Island, FL

2.18

Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.09

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area 2

2.02
Areas with the highest location quotient for Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Corvallis, OR

9.90

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

8.87

Salisbury, MD

8.52

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

6.83

Bend, OR

5.64

Salem, OR

5.33

Peoria, IL

4.91

Lafayette, LA

4.72

Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area

4.24

Reno-Sparks, NV

4.13
Areas with the highest location quotient for Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC

4.04

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

3.08

Lawton, OK

2.78

Ocean City, NJ

2.61

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

2.61

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

2.53

Dover, DE

2.47

Punta Gorda, FL

2.36

Brunswick, GA

2.31

Upper Eastern Shore nonmetropolitan area

2.23
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dishwashers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

3.14

Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

2.87

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

2.80

Prescott, AZ

2.62

Napa, CA

2.61

Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner, MA

2.36

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

2.34

South Western Utah nonmetropolitan area

2.32

Naples-Marco Island, FL

2.27

East Central New York nonmetropolitan area

2.26
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

4.24

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

4.17

Napa, CA

3.60

College Station-Bryan, TX

3.46

Ocean City, NJ

3.31

Upper Eastern Shore nonmetropolitan area

3.13

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

3.11

Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC

3.06

Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area

3.05

Naples-Marco Island, FL

2.93
Areas with the highest location quotient for Food Servers, Nonrestaurant, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Kankakee-Bradley, IL

3.22

Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

3.08

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

2.75

La Crosse, WI-MN

2.60

Charlottesville, VA

2.45

Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC

2.44

Grand Forks, ND-MN

2.44

Bismarck, ND

2.40

Napa, CA

2.39

Jonesboro, AR

2.36
Areas with the highest location quotient for Waiters and Waitresses, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

New Shoreham Town, Rhode Island nonmetropolitan area

5.40

Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC

2.78

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

2.78

Ocean City, NJ

2.56

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

2.51

Naples-Marco Island, FL

2.39

Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.33

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

2.32

Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach, FL

2.28

Brunswick, GA

2.22
Areas with the highest location quotient for Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

5.30

Lawton, OK

4.27

Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner, MA

3.63

Peabody, MA NECTA Division

3.56

Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

3.55

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA

3.18

Olympia, WA

3.10

Anchorage, AK

3.09

Lawrence-Methuen-Salem, MA-NH NECTA Division

3.08

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

3.07
Areas with the highest location quotient for Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Hinesville-Fort Stewart, GA

2.59

Jacksonville, NC

2.43

Fayetteville, NC

2.22

Burlington, NC

2.12

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

2.12

Greenville, NC

2.03

Sandusky, OH

1.96

Lima, OH

1.93

South Western Utah nonmetropolitan area

1.91

West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

1.87
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bartenders, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Eastern Montana nonmetropolitan area

6.11

Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

4.24

La Crosse, WI-MN

3.54

East Central North Dakota

3.50

Southeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

3.46

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

3.43

Sandusky, OH

3.21

Great Falls, MT

3.20

Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

3.16

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

3.11
Areas with the highest location quotient for Food Preparation Workers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Mayaguez, PR

4.09

Hammond nonmetropolitan area

3.52

Medford, OR

3.03

New Iberia nonmetropolitan area

3.01

Fajardo, PR

2.94

New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA

2.78

Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area

2.78

Lake Charles, LA

2.76

Baton Rouge, LA

2.68

Gulfport-Biloxi, MS

2.64
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cooks, All Other, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

13.16

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

8.96

Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA

8.70

Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

7.85

Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

7.60

Ithaca, NY

5.96

Napa, CA

5.88

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

5.21

College Station-Bryan, TX

5.04

Lafayette, LA

4.92
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cooks, Short Order, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Portsmouth, NH-ME

6.54

Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division

5.64

Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area

4.89

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

4.61

Odessa, TX

4.56

Michigan City-La Porte, IN

4.44

Goldsboro, NC

4.13

Manchester, NH

4.06

Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

4.06

Las Cruces, NM

3.93
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cooks, Restaurant, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

3.66

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.06

Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.95

Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC

2.81

Palm Coast, FL

2.69

Santa Fe, NM

2.51

Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area

2.38

Naples-Marco Island, FL

2.37

Flagstaff, AZ

2.34

Lawrence, KS

2.25
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Cleveland, TN

5.34

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

4.45

Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

4.03

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area 1

3.96

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

3.92

Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area

3.87

Southeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

3.70

North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

3.40

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.36

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

3.27
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cooks, Fast Food, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area 2

7.32

Yauco, PR

7.06

Fajardo, PR

5.94

San German-Cabo Rojo, PR

4.88

Mayaguez, PR

4.72

Ponce, PR

4.25

Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

4.09

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

4.01

Western Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

3.83

Hattiesburg, MS

3.77
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Guayama, PR

5.71

Fajardo, PR

3.49

Yauco, PR

2.50

Jacksonville, NC

2.35

Bay City, MI

2.15

Hattiesburg, MS

2.03

Lima, OH

2.00

Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC

1.92

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

1.88

Auburn-Opelika, AL

1.84
Areas with the highest location quotient for Chefs and Head Cooks, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

5.27

Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

5.05

Southwest Idaho nonmetropolitan area

4.77

Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC

4.28

Northwestern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

4.02

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

3.93

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

3.93

Naples-Marco Island, FL

3.87

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

3.78

Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.28
Areas with the highest location quotient for Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

New Shoreham Town, Rhode Island nonmetropolitan area

2.96

Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC

2.08

Ocean City, NJ

1.82

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

1.79

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

1.78

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

1.76

Fajardo, PR

1.75

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

1.74

Jacksonville, NC

1.73

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

1.72
Areas with the highest location quotient for Protective Service Workers, All Other, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Northwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

7.26

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

6.63

Alexandria, LA

6.13

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

5.71

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

5.06

Monroe, LA

4.34

Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area

3.92

North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.81

Danville, VA

3.75

Northwestern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

3.74
Areas with the highest location quotient for Transportation Security Screeners, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

9.30

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

8.84

Fairbanks, AK

5.92

Honolulu, HI

5.74

Manchester, NH

5.04

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

3.96

Newark-Union, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division

3.85

Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Division

3.57

Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

3.49

Anchorage, AK

3.33
Areas with the highest location quotient for Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

6.51

West Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

4.32

Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.97

Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

3.72

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

3.66

Western Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.24

Ocean City, NJ

3.08

Great Falls, MT

3.03

Lawrence, KS

2.96

Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area

2.94
Areas with the highest location quotient for Crossing Guards, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Grand Junction, CO

7.96

Lawrence, KS

3.90

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

3.66

Bend, OR

3.45

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

3.43

Coeur d'Alene, ID

3.24

Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, ME

3.00

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

2.94

Gary, IN Metropolitan Division

2.84

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA

2.83
Areas with the highest location quotient for Security Guards, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, PR

4.51

Guayama, PR

4.14

Mayaguez, PR

3.56

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

2.58

Sumter, SC

2.45

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

2.31

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

2.29

West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

2.27

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

2.27

Honolulu, HI

2.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Northeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

36.71

Lawton, OK

32.17

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

30.56

Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

27.18

Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

26.05

Northwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

24.22

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

23.98

Gulfport-Biloxi, MS

19.52

Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area

16.47

Southeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

15.29
Areas with the highest location quotient for Private Detectives and Investigators, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Tallahassee, FL

3.95

Worcester, MA-CT

3.63

Fayetteville, NC

3.23

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA

3.19

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

2.42

Syracuse, NY

1.90

Baltimore-Towson, MD

1.90

Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

1.85

Pittsburgh, PA

1.76

Gainesville, FL

1.76
Areas with the highest location quotient for Animal Control Workers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Farmington, NM

10.02

Central New York nonmetropolitan area

8.34

Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

7.65

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

6.71

North Arizona nonmetropolitan area

6.64

Western Colorado nonmetropolitan area

6.20

Southeast Arizona nonmetropolitan area

5.76

Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area

5.19

Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area

5.07

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

4.97
Areas with the highest location quotient for Transit and Railroad Police, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Newark-Union, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division

10.29

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

2.37

Pittsburgh, PA

2.06

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

1.56
Areas with the highest location quotient for Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, PR

4.84

Yauco, PR

4.05

Hinesville-Fort Stewart, GA

2.50

Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.29

North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.23

East Central New York nonmetropolitan area

2.09

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

2.06

Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

2.05

Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

2.03

North Arizona nonmetropolitan area

1.99
Areas with the highest location quotient for Parking Enforcement Workers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Iowa City, IA

7.16

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

6.98

San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, CA Metropolitan Division

5.55

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division

4.50

San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA

3.96

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH

3.40

Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, ME

3.40

Santa Rosa-Petaluma, CA

2.94

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division

2.41

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

2.36
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fish and Game Wardens, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

19.70

Central South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

19.49

Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

16.28

Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area

10.98

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

8.51

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

7.56

Central Texas nonmetropolitan area

5.11

Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area

4.21

Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area

4.18

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

2.20
Areas with the highest location quotient for Detectives and Criminal Investigators, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Arizona nonmetropolitan area

40.61

Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area

39.49

Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

28.92

El Centro, CA

19.89

Laredo, TX

16.75

Yuma, AZ

14.54

Las Cruces, NM

11.98

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

7.83

El Paso, TX

6.84

Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area

6.81
Areas with the highest location quotient for Correctional Officers and Jailers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

28.24

Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area

16.73

Pine Bluff, AR

14.21

Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area

11.84

Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area

11.59

Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, NJ

10.05

East Central New York nonmetropolitan area

9.39

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

8.83

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

7.60

Cumberland, MD-WV

7.28
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bailiffs, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, PR

10.97

Macon, GA

9.49

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

8.54

East Central North Dakota

7.08

Columbus, GA-AL

6.96

Clarksville, TN-KY

6.19

Utica-Rome, NY

5.84

Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area

5.50

Lake Charles, LA

4.99

Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA

4.96
Areas with the highest location quotient for Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

35.78

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

35.14

Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

32.32

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

30.63

Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

23.18

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

21.11

Newark-Union, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division

4.76

Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

2.17

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

0.88

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

0.72
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fire Inspectors and Investigators, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

7.27

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

4.81

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

4.77

Trenton-Ewing, NJ

4.64

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

4.58

Camden, NJ Metropolitan Division

4.15

Other New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

4.06

Topeka, KS

4.03

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

4.00

Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.42
Areas with the highest location quotient for Firefighters, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

North Arizona nonmetropolitan area

5.82

Prescott, AZ

5.09

Lake Havasu City - Kingman, AZ

4.46

Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

4.28

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

4.00

North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

3.99

Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.50

Hinesville-Fort Stewart, GA

3.38

Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.28

Palm Coast, FL

3.26
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Protective Service Workers, All Other, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

4.56

Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area

4.20

Charleston, WV

3.36

Mayaguez, PR

3.24

Southeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

2.73

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

2.58

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

2.57

North Arizona nonmetropolitan area

2.49

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

2.45

Albuquerque, NM

2.31
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Lake Havasu City - Kingman, AZ

5.96

North Arizona nonmetropolitan area

5.22

Topeka, KS

4.13

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

3.94

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.80

Barnstable Town, MA

3.48

Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.39

Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area

3.31

Alexandria, LA

3.29

Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, MA NECTA Division

3.14
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, PR

5.12

Yauco, PR

4.49

North Arizona nonmetropolitan area

3.75

Prescott, AZ

3.40

Jefferson City, MO

3.17

Brunswick, GA

3.16

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

3.03

Hinesville-Fort Stewart, GA

2.74

Valdosta, GA

2.69

Topeka, KS

2.69
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

27.24

Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area

19.48

Cumberland, MD-WV

17.46

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

13.74

Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area

11.07

Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

11.02

Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area

10.62

East Central New York nonmetropolitan area

10.28

Southeast Arizona nonmetropolitan area

9.53

Jackson, MI

8.18
Areas with the highest location quotient for Protective Service Occupations, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

4.69

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

4.11

Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area

3.40

San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, PR

3.24

Southeast Arizona nonmetropolitan area

3.24

El Centro, CA

3.01

Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area

2.92

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.78

Pine Bluff, AR

2.61

Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area

2.52
Areas with the highest location quotient for Healthcare Support Workers, All Other, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Springfield, IL

4.98

Ocean City, NJ

4.19

Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area

4.15

Carson City, NV

3.78

North Arizona nonmetropolitan area

3.61

Decatur, IL

3.52

Lansing-East Lansing, MI

3.36

Danville, IL

3.34

Longview, WA

3.29

Clarksville, TN-KY

3.13
Areas with the highest location quotient for Phlebotomists, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Burlington, NC

3.85

Redding, CA

3.41

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA

3.02

Wichita Falls, TX

2.76

Pueblo, CO

2.69

Fargo, ND-MN

2.62

Warner Robins, GA

2.52

Jackson, TN

2.52

Gadsden, AL

2.49

Bismarck, ND

2.35
Areas with the highest location quotient for Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area

3.70

Lexington-Fayette, KY

3.64

North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

3.63

Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.27

Hattiesburg, MS

3.16

Jefferson City, MO

3.14

Auburn-Opelika, AL

3.11

Central South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.07

Reno-Sparks, NV

2.98

Northwestern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

2.79
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pharmacy Aides, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area 2

17.84

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area 1

14.07

Yauco, PR

11.54

Guayama, PR

11.47

San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, PR

8.65

Mayaguez, PR

7.64

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

5.69

North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area

5.56

Madera-Chowchilla, CA

4.96

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

4.95
Areas with the highest location quotient for Medical Transcriptionists, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

5.84

Hattiesburg, MS

5.68

Wausau, WI

4.37

Hot Springs, AR

4.15

Johnstown, PA

4.11

Bismarck, ND

4.04

Rapid City, SD

3.95

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL

3.94

Lewiston, ID-WA

3.90

Eau Claire, WI

3.70
Areas with the highest location quotient for Medical Equipment Preparers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Lake County-Kenosha County, IL-WI Metropolitan Division

6.46

Chico, CA

3.51

Flagstaff, AZ

3.47

Modesto, CA

3.20

Medford, OR

2.90

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

2.88

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

2.69

Dothan, AL

2.69

Steubenville-Weirton, OH-WV

2.63

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL

2.63
Areas with the highest location quotient for Medical Assistants, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Ocala, FL

2.71

Lake Havasu City - Kingman, AZ

2.68

Gainesville, GA

2.37

Redding, CA

2.23

Tucson, AZ

2.21

Punta Gorda, FL

2.13

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL

2.13

Albuquerque, NM

2.11

Albany, GA

2.10

San Angelo, TX

1.99
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dental Assistants, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

South Western Utah nonmetropolitan area

2.89

Provo-Orem, UT

2.29

Idaho Falls, ID

2.26

Logan, UT-ID

2.07

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

2.07

St. George, UT

2.05

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

1.98

Santa Fe, NM

1.97

Hinesville-Fort Stewart, GA

1.97

Wilmington, NC

1.96
Areas with the highest location quotient for Massage Therapists, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Napa, CA

13.15

Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

7.34

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

5.51

Pittsfield, MA

5.00

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

4.50

Bellingham, WA

4.11

Olympia, WA

4.07

Tucson, AZ

3.98

Eugene-Springfield, OR

3.21

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

3.16
Areas with the highest location quotient for Physical Therapist Aides, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

5.78

Wichita Falls, TX

4.93

Abilene, TX

4.47

San Angelo, TX

3.85

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

3.54

Central Texas nonmetropolitan area

3.53

Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

3.41

Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area

3.36

Redding, CA

3.22

Pascagoula, MS

3.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for Physical Therapist Assistants, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Gadsden, AL

7.81

Jonesboro, AR

4.30

Bay City, MI

3.96

New Bedford, MA

3.94

Coeur d'Alene, ID

3.89

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA

3.55

Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

3.49

Jackson, TN

3.30

Laredo, TX

3.16

Steubenville-Weirton, OH-WV

3.12
Areas with the highest location quotient for Occupational Therapy Aides, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Worcester, MA-CT

7.38

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division

4.81

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI

4.16

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

4.00

Kalamazoo-Portage, MI

3.76

Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, SC

3.63

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH

3.34

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

2.60

Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division

2.37

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division

2.28
Areas with the highest location quotient for Occupational Therapy Assistants, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Gadsden, AL

11.34

Cumberland, MD-WV

8.19

Pueblo, CO

6.39

Altoona, PA

6.27

New Bedford, MA

5.29

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA

4.38

Evansville, IN-KY

4.33

La Crosse, WI-MN

3.67

Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area

3.65

Waterbury, CT

3.48
Areas with the highest location quotient for Orderlies, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Sumter, SC

16.23

Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

6.16

Florence, SC

5.37

Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.87

Kankakee-Bradley, IL

4.40

Oklahoma City, OK

4.25

Mayaguez, PR

3.81

Tuscaloosa, AL

3.37

Northwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

3.27

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

3.26
Areas with the highest location quotient for Nursing Assistants, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Far Eastern North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.72

East Central North Dakota

2.68

Southeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

2.66

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

2.51

Punta Gorda, FL

2.44

Hot Springs, AR

2.33

Bay City, MI

2.32

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

2.31

Pine Bluff, AR

2.28

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

2.25
Areas with the highest location quotient for Psychiatric Aides, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Abilene, TX

19.83

Central Texas nonmetropolitan area

16.93

Wichita Falls, TX

15.39

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

14.70

Jackson, MS

13.90

Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area

11.54

Alexandria, LA

10.27

Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area

9.97

Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area

9.39

Lubbock, TX

7.80
Areas with the highest location quotient for Home Health Aides, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area

5.08

Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

4.13

Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.09

Goldsboro, NC

3.68

Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.63

Pine Bluff, AR

3.51

Springfield, OH

3.40

Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.40

Duluth, MN-WI

3.27

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

3.24
Areas with the highest location quotient for Healthcare Support Occupations, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Rochester, MN

2.08

Bay City, MI

1.90

Greenville, NC

1.88

Pine Bluff, AR

1.86

Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

1.83

Muskegon-Norton Shores, MI

1.81

Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

1.80

Altoona, PA

1.79

Springfield, OH

1.77

Pueblo, CO

1.76
Areas with the highest location quotient for Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Western New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

7.52

Indianapolis-Carmel, IN

5.42

Rockford, IL

5.07

Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, MD Metropolitan Division

4.94

Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, TX

4.85

Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area

3.90

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

3.49

New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA

3.40

Jackson, TN

3.39

Santa Fe, NM

3.16
Areas with the highest location quotient for Genetic Counselors, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division

4.21

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

3.96

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH

2.99

Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN

2.78

Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

2.36

San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA

2.07

Baltimore-Towson, MD

1.81

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division

1.36

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

1.21

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI

1.16
Areas with the highest location quotient for Athletic Trainers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Rochester, MN

6.44

Jackson, TN

6.30

Janesville, WI

6.18

Grand Forks, ND-MN

5.39

Bloomington-Normal, IL

5.26

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

4.23

Mankato-North Mankato, MN

3.91

Duluth, MN-WI

3.34

Western New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.18

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

2.99
Areas with the highest location quotient for Occupational Health and Safety Technicians, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, WA

15.64

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

11.35

Midland, TX

11.19

Joplin, MO

8.01

North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area

6.98

Knoxville, TN

6.94

Harrisonburg, VA

6.15

Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area

5.23

Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area

4.84

Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX

4.60
Areas with the highest location quotient for Occupational Health and Safety Specialists, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, WA

8.28

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

5.37

Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area

5.27

Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area

5.03

Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.97

Midland, TX

4.74

Casper, WY

4.58

Trenton-Ewing, NJ

4.42

Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

3.89

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

3.80
Areas with the highest location quotient for Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

7.97

Charlottesville, VA

3.98

Flagstaff, AZ

3.71

Cape Girardeau-Jackson, MO-IL

3.60

Athens-Clarke County, GA

3.42

Ann Arbor, MI

3.27

Stockton, CA

2.96

Pueblo, CO

2.68

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

2.66

Tacoma, WA Metropolitan Division

2.58
Areas with the highest location quotient for Hearing Aid Specialists, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

6.96

Boise City-Nampa, ID

3.35

Tulsa, OK

3.13

Tucson, AZ

2.51

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division

2.11

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

2.04

Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA

1.48

Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC

1.43

Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

0.98

Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI

0.95
Areas with the highest location quotient for Orthotists and Prosthetists, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Ann Arbor, MI

3.82

Winston-Salem, NC

3.45

Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

2.38

Nassau-Suffolk, NY Metropolitan Division

2.35

Akron, OH

2.31

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

2.29

Columbus, OH

1.95

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

1.93

Louisville-Jefferson County, KY-IN

1.86

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

1.83
Areas with the highest location quotient for Opticians, Dispensing, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Salisbury, MD

4.36

Bloomington-Normal, IL

4.08

St. Cloud, MN

3.41

Mayaguez, PR

3.29

Grand Forks, ND-MN

3.27

Cape Girardeau-Jackson, MO-IL

3.07

Bend, OR

3.03

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

2.80

Muncie, IN

2.75

Flint, MI

2.71
Areas with the highest location quotient for Medical Records and Health Information Technicians, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

North Arizona nonmetropolitan area

3.65

Morgantown, WV

3.07

Yuba City, CA

2.95

Fairbanks, AK

2.81

Missoula, MT

2.71

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA

2.70

Rapid City, SD

2.65

Billings, MT

2.65

Western Montana nonmetropolitan area

2.60

Lake Havasu City - Kingman, AZ

2.59
Areas with the highest location quotient for Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Sherman-Denison, TX

4.14

Monroe, LA

3.45

Alexandria, LA

3.41

Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area

3.30

Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area

3.29

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

3.08

Hammond nonmetropolitan area

3.01

Dothan, AL

2.99

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

2.98

Wichita Falls, TX

2.92
Areas with the highest location quotient for Ophthalmic Medical Technicians, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Hattiesburg, MS

5.76

Dover, DE

4.08

Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA

3.89

Eugene-Springfield, OR

3.85

Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, NJ

3.83

Morgantown, WV

3.80

Jackson, MS

3.39

Trenton-Ewing, NJ

3.32

Asheville, NC

3.28

Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ Metropolitan Division

3.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for Veterinary Technologists and Technicians, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Gainesville, FL

5.49

Corvallis, OR

3.85

Fort Collins-Loveland, CO

3.83

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.47

College Station-Bryan, TX

3.15

San Angelo, TX

2.90

Prescott, AZ

2.86

Ocala, FL

2.74

Port St. Lucie, FL

2.69

Worcester, MA-CT

2.48
Areas with the highest location quotient for Surgical Technologists, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Florence, SC

3.54

Mayaguez, PR

3.21

Jackson, TN

3.18

Sherman-Denison, TX

3.11

Terre Haute, IN

3.10

Missoula, MT

2.88

Rapid City, SD

2.78

Gainesville, FL

2.71

Cape Girardeau-Jackson, MO-IL

2.70

Abilene, TX

2.66
Areas with the highest location quotient for Respiratory Therapy Technicians, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Lake Havasu City - Kingman, AZ

16.30

Ponce, PR

14.33

Sherman-Denison, TX

11.62

Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area

10.30

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

9.56

Florence, SC

8.88

Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

7.63

East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

5.31

New Iberia nonmetropolitan area

5.27

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

5.20
Areas with the highest location quotient for Psychiatric Technicians, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

24.92

North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

19.96

Pueblo, CO

9.86

Tallahassee, FL

9.07

Visalia-Porterville, CA

8.08

Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area

7.97

Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area

7.44

Santa Rosa-Petaluma, CA

6.32

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

6.30

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

6.04
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pharmacy Technicians, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Yauco, PR

3.96

Muncie, IN

2.81

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

2.58

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

2.39

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

2.14

Johnson City, TN

2.14

Flint, MI

2.14

Anderson, SC

2.12

Columbia, MO

2.07

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

2.06
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dietetic Technicians, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Champaign-Urbana, IL

9.73

Erie, PA

6.52

Logan, UT-ID

5.89

Sussex County, Delaware nonmetropolitan area

5.62

Chico, CA

5.08

Madera-Chowchilla, CA

4.80

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

4.75

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.74

Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Division

3.96

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

3.95
Areas with the highest location quotient for Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Johnstown, PA

4.63

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

4.56

South Western Utah nonmetropolitan area

4.36

Gainesville, GA

4.08

Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

3.95

Garrett County, Maryland nonmetropolitan area

3.90

Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.71

Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.69

Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area

3.65

Santa Rosa-Petaluma, CA

3.61
Areas with the highest location quotient for Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

5.47

Port St. Lucie, FL

4.94

Gainesville, FL

3.28

St. Louis, MO-IL

3.27

Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ Metropolitan Division

3.26

Sussex County, Delaware nonmetropolitan area

3.18

Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, MD Metropolitan Division

3.08

Knoxville, TN

2.75

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL

2.41

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

2.41
Areas with the highest location quotient for Radiologic Technologists, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Altoona, PA

2.73

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

2.39

Rome, GA

2.28

Flint, MI

2.25

Lima, OH

2.24

Guayama, PR

2.22

Gadsden, AL

2.22

Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

2.21

Pascagoula, MS

2.08

Hammond nonmetropolitan area

2.08
Areas with the highest location quotient for Nuclear Medicine Technologists, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Barnstable Town, MA

6.21

Sioux Falls, SD

4.83

Monroe, LA

4.57

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

4.29

Wheeling, WV-OH

3.55

Johnson City, TN

3.14

Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area

2.69

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

2.39

Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area

2.38

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

2.35
Areas with the highest location quotient for Diagnostic Medical Sonographers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Greenville, NC

4.10

Rapid City, SD

3.41

Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, MA NECTA Division

3.35

Bowling Green, KY

3.00

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

2.96

Pueblo, CO

2.62

Sioux Falls, SD

2.56

Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

2.53

New Haven, CT

2.48

Boise City-Nampa, ID

2.46
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Ocala, FL

4.59

Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, TX

3.85

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

3.59

Ann Arbor, MI

3.57

Athens-Clarke County, GA

3.13

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

3.08

Punta Gorda, FL

2.94

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

2.49

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

2.40

Jacksonville, FL

2.36
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dental Hygienists, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.06

Flint, MI

3.02

St. George, UT

2.98

Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

2.63

Medford, OR

2.55

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

2.43

Danbury, CT

2.40

Wausau, WI

2.23

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.14

Kokomo, IN

2.12
Areas with the highest location quotient for Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Burlington, NC

19.84

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

3.46

Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA

2.96

Jackson, TN

2.88

Charlottesville, VA

2.85

Monroe, LA

2.68

Winston-Salem, NC

2.59

Springfield, MA-CT

2.51

Gadsden, AL

2.50

Peoria, IL

2.42
Areas with the highest location quotient for Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Burlington, NC

5.72

San German-Cabo Rojo, PR

5.07

Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

3.70

Mayaguez, PR

3.41

Ponce, PR

3.39

Yauco, PR

3.37

New Haven, CT

3.09

Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, SC

3.04

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

2.75

Anderson, SC

2.67
Areas with the highest location quotient for Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, MD Metropolitan Division

26.74

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

6.35

Gainesville, FL

5.86

Springfield, IL

4.04

Ocean City, NJ

4.00

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

3.52

Ann Arbor, MI

3.27

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA

3.22

Greenville, NC

3.19

Tucson, AZ

2.81
Areas with the highest location quotient for Audiologists, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Albuquerque, NM

4.95

Lafayette, IN

4.91

Saginaw-Saginaw Township North, MI

4.50

Iowa City, IA

4.41

York-Hanover, PA

3.88

Rochester, MN

3.44

Rochester, NY

2.90

Knoxville, TN

2.81

Boulder, CO

2.77

Ann Arbor, MI

2.58
Areas with the highest location quotient for Nurse Practitioners, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Johnson City, TN

4.13

Joplin, MO

3.89

Cape Girardeau-Jackson, MO-IL

3.50

Bangor, ME

3.35

Duluth, MN-WI

3.00

Western New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

2.86

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

2.77

Hattiesburg, MS

2.65

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

2.62

Fargo, ND-MN

2.62
Areas with the highest location quotient for Nurse Midwives, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Indianapolis-Carmel, IN

8.72

Lexington-Fayette, KY

4.68

Trenton-Ewing, NJ

3.92

Springfield, MA-CT

3.58

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

2.55

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division

2.13

Camden, NJ Metropolitan Division

2.11

Rochester, NY

2.07

Baltimore-Towson, MD

1.76

Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Division

1.75
Areas with the highest location quotient for Nurse Anesthetists, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Chattanooga, TN-GA

5.92

Charleston, WV

5.87

Naples-Marco Island, FL

5.32

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

4.87

Asheville, NC

4.79

Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna, WV-OH

4.57

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

4.11

Flint, MI

3.93

Ann Arbor, MI

3.80

Sioux Falls, SD

3.68
Areas with the highest location quotient for Registered Nurses, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Rome, GA

2.40

Gainesville, FL

2.30

Cape Girardeau-Jackson, MO-IL

2.22

Greenville, NC

2.06

Ann Arbor, MI

2.00

Sioux Falls, SD

1.95

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

1.95

Johnson City, TN

1.90

Alexandria, LA

1.88

Lima, OH

1.87
Areas with the highest location quotient for Veterinarians, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Ames, IA

3.96

College Station-Bryan, TX

3.83

Palm Coast, FL

3.77

Western Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

3.35

Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.13

Fort Collins-Loveland, CO

3.11

Western Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.06

Athens-Clarke County, GA

3.01

Southcentral Idaho nonmetropolitan area

2.93

Ocala, FL

2.92
Areas with the highest location quotient for Therapists, All Other, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Kalamazoo-Portage, MI

5.59

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

5.52

Peoria, IL

3.98

Ann Arbor, MI

3.88

Worcester, MA-CT

3.84

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

3.72

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

3.45

Louisville-Jefferson County, KY-IN

3.24

Indianapolis-Carmel, IN

3.19

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

3.01
Areas with the highest location quotient for Exercise Physiologists, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Fayetteville, NC

6.02

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

5.10

Roanoke, VA

5.03

Boulder, CO

4.23

Fort Wayne, IN

3.90

Columbia, SC

2.72

Indianapolis-Carmel, IN

2.20

Madison, WI

2.03

Richmond, VA

1.81

St. Louis, MO-IL

1.70
Areas with the highest location quotient for Speech-Language Pathologists, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Pittsfield, MA

3.59

Gadsden, AL

2.89

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

2.74

Las Cruces, NM

2.67

Pueblo, CO

2.63

Ithaca, NY

2.52

Sherman-Denison, TX

2.34

Cumberland, MD-WV

2.21

Rome, GA

2.16

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

2.11
Areas with the highest location quotient for Respiratory Therapists, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Steubenville-Weirton, OH-WV

3.71

Cape Girardeau-Jackson, MO-IL

3.02

Alexandria, LA

2.95

Tyler, TX

2.83

Johnstown, PA

2.70

Hammond nonmetropolitan area

2.64

Chico, CA

2.62

Morgantown, WV

2.60

Mayaguez, PR

2.58

Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA

2.52
Areas with the highest location quotient for Recreational Therapists, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

7.34

Elmira, NY

6.76

Mankato-North Mankato, MN

6.48

Southeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

5.56

Worcester, MA-CT

4.86

Alexandria, LA

4.62

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

4.26

Johnstown, PA

4.21

Peabody, MA NECTA Division

4.15

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

4.01
Areas with the highest location quotient for Radiation Therapists, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC

3.01

Tallahassee, FL

2.75

Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, SC

2.56

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR

2.50

Winston-Salem, NC

2.45

Asheville, NC

2.43

Providence-Fall River-Warwick, RI-MA

2.27

Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

2.20

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

2.20

Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Division

2.18
Areas with the highest location quotient for Physical Therapists, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Coeur d'Alene, ID

2.76

Jackson, MI

2.68

Saginaw-Saginaw Township North, MI

2.52

Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner, MA

2.37

Lawrence-Methuen-Salem, MA-NH NECTA Division

2.36

Punta Gorda, FL

2.33

Prescott, AZ

2.26

Peabody, MA NECTA Division

2.24

Western Montana nonmetropolitan area

2.15

Joplin, MO

2.14
Areas with the highest location quotient for Occupational Therapists, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner, MA

3.46

Pittsfield, MA

3.37

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

3.01

Cumberland, MD-WV

2.99

Gainesville, FL

2.83

New Bedford, MA

2.77

Jackson, MI

2.74

Punta Gorda, FL

2.64

Rome, GA

2.53

Sherman-Denison, TX

2.48
Areas with the highest location quotient for Podiatrists, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, TX

3.88

Savannah, GA

3.72

Nassau-Suffolk, NY Metropolitan Division

3.30

Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area

2.99

Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

2.76

North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, FL

2.39

Camden, NJ Metropolitan Division

2.23

Pittsburgh, PA

2.14

Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ

2.05

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

2.05
Areas with the highest location quotient for Physician Assistants, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Glens Falls, NY

3.99

Central South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.34

Lewiston, ID-WA

3.30

Ann Arbor, MI

3.24

Idaho Falls, ID

3.20

Winston-Salem, NC

3.06

Springfield, MA-CT

2.94

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

2.89

Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.86

Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, ME

2.84
Areas with the highest location quotient for Physicians and Surgeons, All Other, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, MD Metropolitan Division

4.52

Charlottesville, VA

4.43

Greenville, NC

3.25

Corvallis, OR

3.03

Western New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.00

Winchester, VA-WV

2.85

Pittsfield, MA

2.82

Glens Falls, NY

2.75

Albany, GA

2.56

Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Division

2.42
Areas with the highest location quotient for Surgeons, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Springfield, IL

4.65

Bowling Green, KY

4.42

Chattanooga, TN-GA

3.84

Pittsfield, MA

3.81

Salisbury, MD

3.70

Michigan City-La Porte, IN

3.70

Lubbock, TX

3.67

Wausau, WI

3.53

Sioux Falls, SD

3.09

Napa, CA

3.01
Areas with the highest location quotient for Psychiatrists, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

5.05

Peabody, MA NECTA Division

3.91

Utica-Rome, NY

3.44

Binghamton, NY

3.33

Roanoke, VA

3.14

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

2.86

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

2.74

Colorado Springs, CO

2.57

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

2.44

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

2.43
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pediatricians, General, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Peabody, MA NECTA Division

8.96

Springfield, IL

5.14

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

3.87

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division

3.72

Barnstable Town, MA

3.47

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH

3.28

Springfield, MA-CT

3.05

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

3.05

Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, MA NECTA Division

2.93

Fayetteville, NC

2.89
Areas with the highest location quotient for Obstetricians and Gynecologists, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Sumter, SC

5.85

Medford, OR

4.33

Lexington-Fayette, KY

3.61

Southern Oregon & Linn County nonmetropolitan area

3.59

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

3.47

Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY

2.99

Other New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

2.71

Roanoke, VA

2.66

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

2.64

Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

2.54
Areas with the highest location quotient for Internists, General, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Flint, MI

9.61

Springfield, IL

8.03

Johnson City, TN

6.86

Lansing-East Lansing, MI

5.05

Springfield, MA-CT

4.80

Barnstable Town, MA

3.80

Naples-Marco Island, FL

3.52

Rocky Mount, NC

3.26

Sumter, SC

3.15

Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.08
Areas with the highest location quotient for Family and General Practitioners, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Columbia, MO

6.16

Florence, SC

5.77

Southeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

3.76

Las Cruces, NM

3.64

St. Louis, MO-IL

3.10

St. Joseph, MO-KS

3.08

Prescott, AZ

2.91

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

2.85

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

2.72

Anderson, SC

2.69
Areas with the highest location quotient for Anesthesiologists, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Mobile, AL

4.10

York-Hanover, PA

3.44

Nassau-Suffolk, NY Metropolitan Division

3.23

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

2.73

Ann Arbor, MI

2.47

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

2.26

Lincoln, NE

2.17

San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA

2.16

Wichita, KS

2.08

Kansas City, MO-KS

2.05
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pharmacists, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Palm Coast, FL

1.96

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

1.94

Anderson, SC

1.94

Johnson City, TN

1.92

Iowa City, IA

1.92

Gainesville, FL

1.89

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

1.89

Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

1.87

Flint, MI

1.87

Guayama, PR

1.85
Areas with the highest location quotient for Optometrists, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Charlottesville, VA

3.91

Honolulu, HI

3.11

Fayetteville, NC

2.45

Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY

2.44

Reading, PA

2.41

Kingston, NY

2.32

Saginaw-Saginaw Township North, MI

2.25

Northeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

2.17

Northwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

2.14

Fargo, ND-MN

1.95
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dietitians and Nutritionists, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Reading, PA

3.17

Stockton, CA

2.88

Macon, GA

2.64

Winchester, VA-WV

2.59

Rome, GA

2.59

Grand Junction, CO

2.59

Gainesville, FL

2.41

Elmira, NY

2.36

Trenton-Ewing, NJ

2.32

Providence-Fall River-Warwick, RI-MA

2.29
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dentists, All Other Specialists, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC

8.98

Columbus, OH

4.99

San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA

2.92

Camden, NJ Metropolitan Division

2.76

Tucson, AZ

2.39

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

1.59

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA

1.58

Newark-Union, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division

1.46

Edison-New Brunswick, NJ Metropolitan Division

1.23

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD

1.02
Areas with the highest location quotient for Orthodontists, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

5.05

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division

4.58

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI

4.22

Gary, IN Metropolitan Division

3.09

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH

1.90

Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ

1.39

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

1.00

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

0.85

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

0.76
Areas with the highest location quotient for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, MA-NH NECTA Division

7.48

Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division

5.70

Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI

3.64

Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH

2.49

Baltimore-Towson, MD

2.18

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH

2.05

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

1.35

Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ

1.00

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

0.63
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dentists, General, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Lake Havasu City - Kingman, AZ

2.91

Hot Springs, AR

2.77

Kokomo, IN

2.40

Lawrence-Methuen-Salem, MA-NH NECTA Division

2.37

Punta Gorda, FL

2.35

St. George, UT

2.33

Provo-Orem, UT

2.26

Pocatello, ID

2.26

North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, FL

2.18

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

2.11
Areas with the highest location quotient for Chiropractors, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Prescott, AZ

4.08

Rockford, IL

3.74

Rapid City, SD

3.50

Eau Claire, WI

3.35

Flint, MI

3.20

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

3.15

Western Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.08

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

2.96

St. Cloud, MN

2.90

Lincoln, NE

2.87
Areas with the highest location quotient for Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Rochester, MN

2.73

Rome, GA

2.12

Johnson City, TN

1.86

Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

1.84

Gainesville, FL

1.84

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

1.79

Ann Arbor, MI

1.78

Morgantown, WV

1.73

Cape Girardeau-Jackson, MO-IL

1.70

Alexandria, LA

1.69
Areas with the highest location quotient for Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

9.23

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

6.92

Colorado Springs, CO

5.69

Anchorage, AK

4.59

Boulder, CO

3.51

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

2.93

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division

2.93

Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, MD Metropolitan Division

2.91

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

2.80

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

2.64
Areas with the highest location quotient for Film and Video Editors, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

10.41

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

7.85

Salt Lake City, UT

3.97

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

3.85

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

2.82

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

2.66

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

2.09

San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, CA Metropolitan Division

1.85

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

1.84

West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

1.79
Areas with the highest location quotient for Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

4.57

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

4.39

Missoula, MT

4.28

New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA

3.55

Baton Rouge, LA

3.53

Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, ME

3.50

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

3.44

Tallahassee, FL

3.30

Haverhill-North Andover-Amesbury, MA-NH NECTA Division

3.29

Columbia, MO

2.97
Areas with the highest location quotient for Photographers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.30

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

3.30

Haverhill-North Andover-Amesbury, MA-NH NECTA Division

2.84

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

2.63

Santa Fe, NM

2.59

Green Bay, WI

2.50

Grand Junction, CO

2.47

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

2.39

Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC

2.34

Fayetteville, NC

2.33
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sound Engineering Technicians, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

6.55

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

5.28

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

3.94

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

3.43

Albuquerque, NM

3.29

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

3.10

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

2.70

Madison, WI

2.58

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

2.39

Tucson, AZ

2.05
Areas with the highest location quotient for Radio Operators, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, PR

24.74

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division

10.68

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division

9.83

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

8.28

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH

7.37
Areas with the highest location quotient for Broadcast Technicians, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

4.41

Medford, OR

4.06

Sioux Falls, SD

3.88

Chico, CA

3.63

Bowling Green, KY

3.59

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

3.42

Missoula, MT

3.22

Columbia, SC

3.14

Grand Junction, CO

2.65

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

2.55
Areas with the highest location quotient for Audio and Video Equipment Technicians, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

12.91

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

4.09

North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

3.62

Northwestern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

3.36

Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

2.97

Anderson, IN

2.92

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

2.80

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

2.49

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

2.48

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

2.42
Areas with the highest location quotient for Media and Communication Workers, All Other, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

12.75

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

9.80

Tallahassee, FL

3.96

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

3.74

San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, CA Metropolitan Division

3.57

Ann Arbor, MI

3.38

Reno-Sparks, NV

2.92

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

2.45

San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA

2.11

Spokane, WA

1.88
Areas with the highest location quotient for Interpreters and Translators, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Salinas, CA

15.54

Harrisonburg, VA

9.50

Tucson, AZ

5.70

Fargo, ND-MN

5.15

Columbus, GA-AL

4.90

Lubbock, TX

4.68

Colorado Springs, CO

3.84

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA

3.67

Manhattan, KS

3.32

Columbia, MO

3.30
Areas with the highest location quotient for Writers and Authors, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

3.56

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

3.41

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division

2.85

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

2.78

Charlottesville, VA

2.74

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

2.73

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

2.70

Medford, OR

2.61

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

2.46

San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, CA Metropolitan Division

2.38
Areas with the highest location quotient for Technical Writers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Los Alamos County, New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

6.38

St. Mary's County, Maryland nonmetropolitan area

6.29

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

5.37

Warner Robins, GA

5.34

Norwich-New London, CT-RI

5.14

Framingham, MA NECTA Division

4.70

Huntsville, AL

4.64

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

3.88

Dubuque, IA

3.83

Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, MA-NH NECTA Division

3.77
Areas with the highest location quotient for Editors, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Charlottesville, VA

6.95

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

4.51

North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

3.40

San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, CA Metropolitan Division

3.32

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

3.26

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

2.96

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division

2.75

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

2.58

Dubuque, IA

2.57

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

2.29
Areas with the highest location quotient for Public Relations Specialists, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division

4.22

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

3.65

Olympia, WA

2.93

Los Alamos County, New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

2.46

State College, PA

2.42

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

2.40

Tallahassee, FL

2.40

Ames, IA

2.37

Bloomington, IN

2.36

Other New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

2.26
Areas with the highest location quotient for Reporters and Correspondents, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Central South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.20

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.47

Lincoln, NE

4.47

Charlottesville, VA

4.46

Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.97

Steubenville-Weirton, OH-WV

3.39

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

3.36

San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, CA Metropolitan Division

3.21

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

3.15

Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.98
Areas with the highest location quotient for Broadcast News Analysts, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

2.99

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

2.48

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

2.32

San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, PR

2.31

Providence-Fall River-Warwick, RI-MA

2.25

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

1.85

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division

1.77

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

1.73

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division

1.72

Salt Lake City, UT

1.63
Areas with the highest location quotient for Public Address System and Other Announcers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Fargo, ND-MN

9.13

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

5.03

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

4.57

Edison-New Brunswick, NJ Metropolitan Division

4.40

Ann Arbor, MI

3.87

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

3.22

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

3.07

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

2.38

Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division

2.35

St. Louis, MO-IL

2.34
Areas with the highest location quotient for Radio and Television Announcers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Lewiston, ID-WA

10.95

Cape Girardeau-Jackson, MO-IL

7.30

East Central North Dakota

6.94

Great Falls, MT

6.91

Western Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

6.21

State College, PA

4.85

Rapid City, SD

4.83

Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.69

Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.45

Bowling Green, KY

4.32
Areas with the highest location quotient for Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

40.22

New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA

38.16

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

12.76

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

12.58

Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

5.85

Greensboro-High Point, NC

3.73

Lexington-Fayette, KY

3.71

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

3.58

Louisville-Jefferson County, KY-IN

3.03

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

2.75
Areas with the highest location quotient for Musicians and Singers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Corvallis, OR

6.41

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

6.39

Billings, MT

6.36

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

5.57

Glens Falls, NY

4.89

Eugene-Springfield, OR

4.78

Binghamton, NY

4.17

Southern Oregon & Linn County nonmetropolitan area

3.66

Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, CA

3.31

Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX

2.86
Areas with the highest location quotient for Music Directors and Composers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

6.52

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

5.44

Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area

5.29

Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

5.10

Salem, OR

4.63

Mansfield, OH

4.60

Muskegon-Norton Shores, MI

4.47

Missoula, MT

4.47

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

4.34

Springfield, OH

4.30
Areas with the highest location quotient for Choreographers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Casper, WY

21.21

Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

20.47

Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

18.58

Modesto, CA

11.90

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

6.18

San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, CA Metropolitan Division

5.40

San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA

3.32

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

2.92

Jackson, MS

2.77

Kansas City, MO-KS

2.70
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dancers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

18.61

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

13.21

Honolulu, HI

13.00

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

12.33

Cedar Rapids, IA

5.46

San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, CA Metropolitan Division

4.88

North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, FL

4.07

Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO

3.80

Rochester, NY

3.47

Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC

3.36
Areas with the highest location quotient for Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area

15.72

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

15.01

Western Colorado nonmetropolitan area

8.66

Provo-Orem, UT

8.44

Peoria, IL

8.34

Fort Collins-Loveland, CO

5.56

Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area

5.38

Bakersfield-Delano, CA

4.65

Kansas City, MO-KS

4.58

Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.55
Areas with the highest location quotient for Coaches and Scouts, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

6.53

Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

4.43

North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

4.14

Great Falls, MT

4.12

Western New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.88

Olympia, WA

3.83

Wenatchee-East Wenatchee, WA

3.80

Lawrence, KS

3.72

Central Washington nonmetropolitan area

3.58

Bellingham, WA

3.57
Areas with the highest location quotient for Athletes and Sports Competitors, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Naples-Marco Island, FL

12.57

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

9.86

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

9.15

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL

8.84

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

6.97

North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, FL

6.94

West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

6.51

Port St. Lucie, FL

5.97

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL

5.78

York-Hanover, PA

4.53
Areas with the highest location quotient for Producers and Directors, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

7.41

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

5.58

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

4.28

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

3.28

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

2.95

Missoula, MT

1.91

San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, CA Metropolitan Division

1.80

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA

1.77

Framingham, MA NECTA Division

1.75

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

1.66
Areas with the highest location quotient for Actors, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

11.31

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

7.12

New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA

4.75

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

2.58

Tucson, AZ

2.08

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

2.05

Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

1.94

Lancaster, PA

1.84

Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC

1.49

Savannah, GA

1.36
Areas with the highest location quotient for Designers, All Other, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Green Bay, WI

5.11

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

5.00

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

4.35

West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

3.97

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division

3.02

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI

2.79

Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

2.58

Lake County-Kenosha County, IL-WI Metropolitan Division

2.30

Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN

2.09

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

1.68
Areas with the highest location quotient for Set and Exhibit Designers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Albuquerque, NM

4.12

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

4.01

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

3.41

New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA

3.33

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

3.15

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

3.10

San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA

2.45

San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA

2.31

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

2.05

Lancaster, PA

1.99
Areas with the highest location quotient for Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA

7.80

Rapid City, SD

5.69

Montgomery, AL

4.66

Anniston-Oxford, AL

4.28

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

3.46

Sioux Falls, SD

3.43

Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, ME

3.27

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

3.20

Sandusky, OH

2.76

Kalamazoo-Portage, MI

2.67
Areas with the highest location quotient for Interior Designers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

7.04

Naples-Marco Island, FL

3.34

Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area

3.27

San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, CA Metropolitan Division

2.91

Columbia, MO

2.72

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

2.68

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division

2.17

Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division

2.17

Fort Collins-Loveland, CO

2.14

West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

2.08
Areas with the highest location quotient for Graphic Designers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Boulder, CO

2.33

Mankato-North Mankato, MN

2.22

Provo-Orem, UT

2.02

Bismarck, ND

2.02

Lawrence, KS

1.98

San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, CA Metropolitan Division

1.95

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

1.87

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

1.85

Framingham, MA NECTA Division

1.82

Manhattan, KS

1.79
Areas with the highest location quotient for Floral Designers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

East Central North Dakota

5.24

Logan, UT-ID

3.58

Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, NJ

3.01

Jefferson City, MO

2.91

Bismarck, ND

2.91

Provo-Orem, UT

2.90

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.89

Southcentral Idaho nonmetropolitan area

2.89

Lawrence, KS

2.85

Southeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

2.84
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fashion Designers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

10.40

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

7.52

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

6.77

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

6.29

Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

2.93

Boulder, CO

2.82

Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, ME

2.57

Framingham, MA NECTA Division

2.43

San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA

2.02

San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, CA Metropolitan Division

1.55
Areas with the highest location quotient for Commercial and Industrial Designers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Kokomo, IN

14.51

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

9.63

Ann Arbor, MI

9.09

Holland-Grand Haven, MI

8.96

Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division

7.47

Lawrence-Methuen-Salem, MA-NH NECTA Division

7.20

Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI

6.45

Framingham, MA NECTA Division

6.45

Pascagoula, MS

6.17

Monroe, MI

6.11
Areas with the highest location quotient for Artists and Related Workers, All Other, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division

10.84

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

9.90

Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, MD Metropolitan Division

5.94

Colorado Springs, CO

3.01

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division

3.00

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

2.62

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA

2.19

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH

2.12

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division

1.93

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI

1.71
Areas with the highest location quotient for Multimedia Artists and Animators, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

11.72

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

7.21

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division

5.68

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

5.58

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

4.85

Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Division

3.91

Eugene-Springfield, OR

3.81

San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA

3.74

San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, CA Metropolitan Division

3.57

Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX

3.07
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

5.50

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

5.47

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

4.22

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division

4.07

Provo-Orem, UT

3.80

San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA

3.79

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

3.62

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

3.48

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

3.44

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

3.20
Areas with the highest location quotient for Craft Artists, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

7.15

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL

5.03

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

2.63

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division

2.43

Salt Lake City, UT

2.38

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

2.06

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

2.00

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI

1.93

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division

1.92

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division

1.73
Areas with the highest location quotient for Art Directors, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

5.01

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

4.31

Boulder, CO

3.78

San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, CA Metropolitan Division

3.67

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

3.51

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

3.48

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

3.07

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

2.69

San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA

2.42

Kansas City, MO-KS

2.21
Areas with the highest location quotient for Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.91

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

2.89

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

2.39

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

2.12

San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, CA Metropolitan Division

1.87

Lawrence, KS

1.79

Boulder, CO

1.66

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

1.65

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division

1.65

Charlottesville, VA

1.62
Areas with the highest location quotient for Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Corvallis, OR

32.50

Gainesville, FL

9.85

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

9.53

Fairbanks, AK

8.97

Anchorage, AK

7.91

Salem, OR

7.61

Visalia-Porterville, CA

7.01

Champaign-Urbana, IL

6.93

Yuba City, CA

6.16

Bend, OR

6.06
Areas with the highest location quotient for Teacher Assistants, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

South Western Utah nonmetropolitan area

4.13

North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.16

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

2.87

Central Washington nonmetropolitan area

2.65

East Central North Dakota

2.64

West Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

2.50

Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area

2.39

Merced, CA

2.39

Kingston, NY

2.35

Eastern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

2.32
Areas with the highest location quotient for Instructional Coordinators, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Ann Arbor, MI

5.15

North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

4.41

Warner Robins, GA

3.64

West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

3.63

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

3.04

Wichita Falls, TX

3.04

Gainesville, FL

2.95

Lawrence, KS

2.94

Tallahassee, FL

2.92

Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.88
Areas with the highest location quotient for Farm and Home Management Advisors, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Lexington-Fayette, KY

37.47

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

31.56

North Idaho nonmetropolitan area

25.88

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

18.85

Southeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

18.69

College Station-Bryan, TX

17.68

Pine Bluff, AR

17.13

Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

15.46

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

13.00

Knoxville, TN

9.96
Areas with the highest location quotient for Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Jonesboro, AR

10.54

Rochester, NY

6.72

Laredo, TX

6.61

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

5.55

Trenton-Ewing, NJ

5.37

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

5.22

Salt Lake City, UT

4.87

Utica-Rome, NY

4.72

Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, CA

4.61

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.54
Areas with the highest location quotient for Library Technicians, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

6.39

North Idaho nonmetropolitan area

5.83

Southeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

5.38

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

4.82

Eastern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

4.20

Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

4.09

Western New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.79

Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

3.71

Lawrence, KS

3.65

Monroe, MI

3.62
Areas with the highest location quotient for Librarians, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area 2

5.84

North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

5.31

Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

3.65

Aguadilla-Isabela-San Sebastian, PR

3.62

Ponce, PR

3.34

Western New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.23

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

3.16

Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

3.03

Central South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.97

Eastern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

2.88
Areas with the highest location quotient for Museum Technicians and Conservators, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Northwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

13.38

Santa Fe, NM

10.19

Gainesville, FL

8.64

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division

5.06

San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, CA Metropolitan Division

4.47

Springfield, IL

4.30

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

4.27

St. Louis, MO-IL

4.24

Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, CA

3.10

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

2.80
Areas with the highest location quotient for Curators, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Northwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

12.69

Santa Fe, NM

7.67

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

3.81

Boulder, CO

3.74

West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

3.32

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA

3.27

Central New York nonmetropolitan area

2.99

Tucson, AZ

2.89

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

2.85

San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, CA Metropolitan Division

2.71
Areas with the highest location quotient for Archivists, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Montgomery, AL

6.10

Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, MD Metropolitan Division

4.71

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA

4.41

Columbia, SC

4.41

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division

3.93

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR

3.84

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

3.62

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

3.38

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division

3.36

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

2.67
Areas with the highest location quotient for Teachers and Instructors, All Other, Except Substitute Teachers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

14.97

Champaign-Urbana, IL

12.82

North Idaho nonmetropolitan area

9.48

Aguadilla-Isabela-San Sebastian, PR

6.90

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area 1

6.71

Ponce, PR

6.66

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area 2

5.91

Jacksonville, NC

4.83

Kalamazoo-Portage, MI

4.14

Clarksville, TN-KY

4.11
Areas with the highest location quotient for Substitute Teachers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

5.38

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

4.51

Provo-Orem, UT

4.00

Northwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

3.78

Morristown, TN

3.71

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

3.66

Montgomery, AL

3.47

Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

3.38

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

3.26

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

3.08
Areas with the highest location quotient for Self-Enrichment Education Teachers, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Pittsfield, MA

5.52

State College, PA

4.78

Sandusky, OH

3.97

Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

3.79

North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

3.35

Kalamazoo-Portage, MI

3.16

Ithaca, NY

2.96

Fayetteville, NC

2.64

Warner Robins, GA

2.57

Missoula, MT

2.52
Areas with the highest location quotient for Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

10.95

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA

10.54

Pine Bluff, AR

9.67

Lewiston, ID-WA

9.26

Longview, WA

7.91

Central Washington nonmetropolitan area

7.05

Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area

6.44

Yakima, WA

6.08

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

5.36

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

5.12
Areas with the highest location quotient for Special Education Teachers, All Other, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Aguadilla-Isabela-San Sebastian, PR

27.23

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL

11.40

San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, PR

9.55

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

9.07

New Iberia nonmetropolitan area

7.06

North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area

6.85

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

6.35

Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area

6.30

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR

6.15

Stockton, CA

5.99
Areas with the highest location quotient for Special Education Teachers, Secondary School, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

4.97

Kankakee-Bradley, IL

4.79

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

3.29

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

2.99

Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, NJ

2.97

Glens Falls, NY

2.79

West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

2.67

Rochester, NY

2.66

Ocean City, NJ

2.59

East Central New York nonmetropolitan area

2.56
Areas with the highest location quotient for Special Education Teachers, Middle School, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

St. George, UT

4.65

Baltimore-Towson, MD

3.45

Haverhill-North Andover-Amesbury, MA-NH NECTA Division

3.27

Dalton, GA

3.27

Framingham, MA NECTA Division

3.08

Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

3.06

Eastern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

2.96

Kingston, NY

2.95

Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area

2.85

Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner, MA

2.77
Areas with the highest location quotient for Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

4.19

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

4.09

Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, NJ

3.58

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.53

Springfield, IL

3.37

Steubenville-Weirton, OH-WV

3.13

Waterbury, CT

2.99

Central New York nonmetropolitan area

2.93

Sandusky, OH

2.91

Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner, MA

2.70
Areas with the highest location quotient for Special Education Teachers, Preschool, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

New Iberia nonmetropolitan area

16.93

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

10.76

Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area

10.39

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

8.77

Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area

8.76

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

6.80

Lake Charles, LA

5.83

Framingham, MA NECTA Division

5.54

Syracuse, NY

4.54

Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY

4.54
Areas with the highest location quotient for Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Springfield, OH

6.27

Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

4.52

South Georgia nonmetropolitan area

4.48

East Central North Dakota

4.25

Lebanon, PA

4.11

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

3.96

Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area

3.88

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

3.83

New Bedford, MA

3.74

Canton-Massillon, OH

3.74
Areas with the highest location quotient for Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Aguadilla-Isabela-San Sebastian, PR

4.96

San German-Cabo Rojo, PR

4.85

Ponce, PR

3.77

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.08

Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area

2.83

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

2.64

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

2.62

North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.58

Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area

2.41

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

2.41
Areas with the highest location quotient for Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Monroe, MI

12.74

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA

12.48

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

4.13

Southeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

3.67

Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY

3.55

Binghamton, NY

3.36

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

3.34

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

3.06

Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area

2.80

Greensboro-High Point, NC

2.77
Areas with the highest location quotient for Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Merced, CA

2.69

Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area

2.65

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

2.61

Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area

2.58

Northwestern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

2.51

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

2.46

Sumter, SC

2.43

Erie, PA

2.41

Janesville, WI

2.37

Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area

2.21
Areas with the highest location quotient for Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area 1

8.44

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area 2

7.85

Yauco, PR

7.37

Aguadilla-Isabela-San Sebastian, PR

5.15

San German-Cabo Rojo, PR

4.55

Ponce, PR

3.40

Yuba City, CA

2.78

Madera-Chowchilla, CA

2.74

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

2.64

Guayama, PR

2.44
Areas with the highest location quotient for Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Yuba City, CA

4.49

Madera-Chowchilla, CA

4.24

Visalia-Porterville, CA

3.21

Merced, CA

2.87

Yakima, WA

2.73

Palm Coast, FL

2.68

Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area

2.61

Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

2.56

Southwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

2.52

Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, TX

2.50
Areas with the highest location quotient for Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Lawrence-Methuen-Salem, MA-NH NECTA Division

3.03

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area 1

2.88

San German-Cabo Rojo, PR

2.61

Hinesville-Fort Stewart, GA

2.42

Rochester-Dover, NH-ME

2.41

Northwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.30

Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division

2.18

Corvallis, OR

2.12

Waterbury, CT

2.10

Janesville, WI

2.10
Areas with the highest location quotient for Postsecondary Teachers, All Other, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Jackson, MI

7.28

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

3.73

Medford, OR

3.71

Kalamazoo-Portage, MI

3.02

Tallahassee, FL

2.86

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

2.84

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

2.65

Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area

2.62

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

2.49

Santa Rosa-Petaluma, CA

2.18
Areas with the highest location quotient for Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Ponce, PR

5.40

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

4.67

Manhattan, KS

4.41

Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.20

Waco, TX

3.97

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.57

Lawton, OK

3.54

Albany, GA

3.34

Gulfport-Biloxi, MS

3.21

Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.10
Areas with the highest location quotient for Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

14.27

Greenville, NC

7.97

North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area

6.46

Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

5.34

Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.81

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

4.54

Provo-Orem, UT

4.51

Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.31

Abilene, TX

3.87

Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.77
Areas with the highest location quotient for Home Economics Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

6.86

Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA

2.51

St. Louis, MO-IL

1.81

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

1.14

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

1.11

San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA

1.04

Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

1.02

Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division

1.00

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD

0.98

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL

0.89
Areas with the highest location quotient for Graduate Teaching Assistants, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

College Station-Bryan, TX

26.10

Ann Arbor, MI

21.70

Lubbock, TX

9.77

Columbia, MO

6.63

Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX

6.42

New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA

3.15

Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

3.00

Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Division

2.58

Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area

2.48

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC

2.40
Areas with the highest location quotient for Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

7.37

North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

7.35

Manhattan, KS

6.00

Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

4.78

Abilene, TX

4.52

Columbia, MO

3.83

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

3.69

Lexington-Fayette, KY

3.32

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

2.82

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA

2.75
Areas with the highest location quotient for History Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Mayaguez, PR

9.60

Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

7.64

Harrisonburg, VA

7.23

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

4.96

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

4.10

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

4.09

Columbia, MO

3.55

Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.42

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

3.35

Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.05
Areas with the highest location quotient for Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Harrisonburg, VA

7.14

Mayaguez, PR

5.42

Provo-Orem, UT

5.09

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

4.86

Ann Arbor, MI

4.55

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

4.21

Columbia, MO

3.89

Ponce, PR

3.82

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

3.74

Champaign-Urbana, IL

3.36
Areas with the highest location quotient for English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Ann Arbor, MI

10.64

North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

8.69

Savannah, GA

6.08

Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

5.29

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

4.43

Harrisonburg, VA

3.11

Mayaguez, PR

3.10

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

3.07

Provo-Orem, UT

3.05

Bowling Green, KY

2.94
Areas with the highest location quotient for Communications Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Columbia, MO

7.50

Savannah, GA

5.51

Flagstaff, AZ

5.43

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA

4.98

Gainesville, FL

4.70

Harrisonburg, VA

4.14

Tallahassee, FL

4.13

Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

4.03

Provo-Orem, UT

3.65

Akron, OH

3.58
Areas with the highest location quotient for Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

10.44

Harrisonburg, VA

5.14

Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

4.38

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

3.45

Columbia, MO

3.20

Battle Creek, MI

3.02

Western New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

2.91

Prescott, AZ

2.90

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

2.89

Provo-Orem, UT

2.83
Areas with the highest location quotient for Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

5.12

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

5.10

Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area

4.62

Lexington-Fayette, KY

3.82

Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.48

West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

3.25

Pittsburgh, PA

2.94

Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ

2.94

Springfield, MA-CT

2.85

Greensboro-High Point, NC

2.76
Areas with the highest location quotient for Law Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

7.16

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division

5.11

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

4.14

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

4.03

Jackson, MS

3.57

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division

3.51

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

2.88

New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

2.73

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH

2.71

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

2.35
Areas with the highest location quotient for Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2013
Area Location Quotient

Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

8.32

Utica-Rome, NY

7.95

Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area

5.74

Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

5.60

Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area

5.39

North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area

5.17

Terre Haute, IN

5.13

Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

5.10

Rocky Mount, NC

4.92

Fresno, CA

4.54