Charts of the areas with the highest location quotient for each occupation, May 2011


Areas with the highest location quotient for Material Moving Workers, All Other, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

23.40

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

11.16

Medford, OR

6.84

Anchorage, AK

5.94

Jacksonville, FL

5.29

Pine Bluff, AR

4.94

Sheboygan, WI

4.58

Other New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

4.51

Wausau, WI

4.00

Baton Rouge, LA

3.84
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Mobile, AL

20.33

Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ Metropolitan Division

13.03

New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA

8.59

Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area

5.66

East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

5.47

Gary, IN Metropolitan Division

5.33

Tacoma, WA Metropolitan Division

4.56

Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

4.43

New Iberia nonmetropolitan area

3.40

Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX

3.28
Areas with the highest location quotient for Mine Shuttle Car Operators, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

227.26

Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area

108.47

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

106.02

Charleston, WV

90.09

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

73.86

North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

49.42

Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

48.22

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

38.05

Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

33.90

Western Colorado nonmetropolitan area

25.33
Areas with the highest location quotient for Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Eastern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

7.09

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area 1

6.49

Aguadilla-Isabela-San Sebastian, PR

6.14

Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.97

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

3.71

Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.57

Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

3.51

Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.43

Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

3.36

North Idaho nonmetropolitan area

3.36
Areas with the highest location quotient for Wellhead Pumpers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Farmington, NM

81.11

Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

66.15

Eastern Montana nonmetropolitan area

60.98

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

45.46

Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

45.18

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

43.19

Midland, TX

42.70

North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

41.69

Northwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

33.34

West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

32.49
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

35.06

Longview, TX

32.56

North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area

20.91

Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area

17.64

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

16.47

Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area

15.72

Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA

15.72

Kansas nonmetropolitan area

12.67

Southwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

12.14

Southeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

10.44
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

91.00

Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

50.27

North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

38.06

West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

28.57

Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

26.52

Charleston, WV

20.65

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

15.60

Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area

7.42

Oklahoma City, OK

6.31

Jackson, MS

6.13
Areas with the highest location quotient for Packers and Packagers, Hand, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, NJ

6.08

Yakima, WA

5.58

Wenatchee-East Wenatchee, WA

5.53

Eastern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

4.11

Michigan City-La Porte, IN

3.44

Janesville, WI

3.14

Dalton, GA

2.90

Champaign-Urbana, IL

2.88

Rocky Mount, NC

2.73

Central Washington nonmetropolitan area

2.72
Areas with the highest location quotient for Machine Feeders and Offbearers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Southern Oregon & Linn County nonmetropolitan area

9.23

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

8.58

Southwest Idaho nonmetropolitan area

8.45

Medford, OR

7.80

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

7.21

Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area

6.99

Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area

6.60

Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

6.35

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

6.14

Bowling Green, KY

6.02
Areas with the highest location quotient for Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Gadsden, AL

2.99

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

2.95

Savannah, GA

2.94

Springfield, OH

2.77

Morristown, TN

2.07

Monroe, MI

2.06

Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA

2.01

Rockford, IL

1.86

Dalton, GA

1.86

York-Hanover, PA

1.85
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

3.74

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

3.74

Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

3.14

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

3.12

Lake Havasu City - Kingman, AZ

2.96

Yakima, WA

2.50

Longview, WA

2.37

Bay City, MI

2.36

Danville, VA

2.30

Dover, DE

2.25
Areas with the highest location quotient for Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

7.21

Valdosta, GA

4.10

Anderson, IN

3.82

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

3.68

Racine, WI

3.51

Stockton, CA

3.49

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

3.44

Louisville-Jefferson County, KY-IN

3.26

Springfield, OH

3.15

Southern Oregon & Linn County nonmetropolitan area

3.13
Areas with the highest location quotient for Hoist and Winch Operators, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Southern Oregon & Linn County nonmetropolitan area

26.12

Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area

17.22

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

2.81

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

2.47

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division

1.18
Areas with the highest location quotient for Loading Machine Operators, Underground Mining, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

146.79

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

65.94

Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area

62.73

Western Colorado nonmetropolitan area

28.15

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

25.53

Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

19.21

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

16.24

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

15.24
Areas with the highest location quotient for Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

17.40

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

14.88

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

13.36

Garrett County, Maryland nonmetropolitan area

11.04

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

9.51

Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

8.65

Longview, TX

8.49

Southeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

8.12

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

7.34

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

7.22
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dredge Operators, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Northeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

44.06

Columbus, OH

4.75
Areas with the highest location quotient for Crane and Tower Operators, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Lafayette, LA

18.63

Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA

15.29

Gary, IN Metropolitan Division

11.59

New Iberia nonmetropolitan area

10.59

Texarkana-Texarkana, TX-AR

10.24

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

9.01

Steubenville-Weirton, OH-WV

8.85

Mansfield, OH

7.21

Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, SC

6.11

Bellingham, WA

5.64
Areas with the highest location quotient for Conveyor Operators and Tenders, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Far Eastern North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

17.91

Southeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

12.95

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

12.27

Central South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

11.81

Western Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

10.67

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

10.00

Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

9.98

Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

9.73

East Central North Dakota

9.56

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

9.51
Areas with the highest location quotient for Transportation Workers, All Other, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

13.22

Anchorage, AK

8.05

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

5.23

Honolulu, HI

4.49

Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO

4.45

Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

4.12

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division

4.02

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA

3.57

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

3.56

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

3.30
Areas with the highest location quotient for Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

12.91

Anchorage, AK

5.77

Camden, NJ Metropolitan Division

5.13

Tyler, TX

4.25

Honolulu, HI

4.23

Edison-New Brunswick, NJ Metropolitan Division

3.98

Glens Falls, NY

3.87

Trenton-Ewing, NJ

3.36

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

3.23

El Paso, TX

3.17
Areas with the highest location quotient for Transportation Inspectors, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

24.54

Stockton, CA

4.64

Laredo, TX

3.57

Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area

2.84

Clarksville, TN-KY

2.83

Southeast Arizona nonmetropolitan area

2.64

Savannah, GA

2.53

Florence, SC

2.43

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA

2.27

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

2.25
Areas with the highest location quotient for Traffic Technicians, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

9.53

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

4.94

Knoxville, TN

4.74

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

4.53

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

1.94

Baltimore-Towson, MD

1.88

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division

1.34

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA

1.31

Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Division

1.23

Kansas City, MO-KS

1.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

12.81

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

9.40

Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area

8.69

Bend, OR

8.68

Southern Oregon & Linn County nonmetropolitan area

7.66

Medford, OR

6.88

Eugene-Springfield, OR

6.85

Ocean City, NJ

6.00

Salem, OR

5.15

Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, NJ

4.45
Areas with the highest location quotient for Parking Lot Attendants, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

4.36

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

3.78

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

3.71

Honolulu, HI

3.56

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

3.45

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

2.91

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

2.90

Mayaguez, PR

2.80

Norwich-New London, CT-RI

2.70

San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA

2.66
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bridge and Lock Tenders, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

33.70

Upper Eastern Shore nonmetropolitan area

24.34

New Iberia nonmetropolitan area

19.32

Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area

14.51

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

12.81

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

9.93

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

8.30

New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA

8.06

West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

6.66

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

6.31
Areas with the highest location quotient for Ship Engineers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA

97.22

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

46.11

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

24.79

Mobile, AL

22.25

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

19.79

New Iberia nonmetropolitan area

19.13

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

18.58

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

13.61

New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA

10.33

Barnstable Town, MA

7.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for Motorboat Operators, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

46.01

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

40.73

Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, SC

32.67

Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area

22.47

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

9.88

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

3.56

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

3.23

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

3.03

Jacksonville, FL

2.99

Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA

2.92
Areas with the highest location quotient for Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA

154.68

New Iberia nonmetropolitan area

31.86

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

27.70

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

22.64

New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA

22.17

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

19.31

Fajardo, PR

15.64

Lafayette, LA

11.78

Mobile, AL

9.83

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

8.79
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sailors and Marine Oilers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA

100.23

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

47.26

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

23.22

New Iberia nonmetropolitan area

21.36

New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA

19.48

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

15.13

Mobile, AL

14.82

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

14.20

Lake Charles, LA

9.72

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

9.53
Areas with the highest location quotient for Rail Transportation Workers, All Other, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division

2.80
Areas with the highest location quotient for Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

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

1.60

Gary, IN Metropolitan Division

0.50
Areas with the highest location quotient for Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Gary, IN Metropolitan Division

1.31

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

0.14
Areas with the highest location quotient for Rail Yard Engineers, Dinkey Operators, and Hostlers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Division

3.81

Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX

2.64

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

2.45

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

1.59

Pittsburgh, PA

1.54

Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division

1.21

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA

1.15
Areas with the highest location quotient for Locomotive Engineers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

North Arizona nonmetropolitan area

1.67
Areas with the highest location quotient for Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

6.64

Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

5.18

Framingham, MA NECTA Division

4.58

Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area

4.03

Jacksonville, NC

3.97

Dover, DE

3.91

Grand Junction, CO

3.65

Columbia, MO

3.62

Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area

3.55

Greensboro-High Point, NC

3.42
Areas with the highest location quotient for Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

9.13

Peabody, MA NECTA Division

3.59

Billings, MT

2.95

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

2.66

Pine Bluff, AR

2.61

Rochester, MN

2.58

Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

2.40

Southeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

2.39

Danville, VA

2.39

Cheyenne, WY

2.33
Areas with the highest location quotient for Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Taunton-Norton-Raynham, MA NECTA Division

2.69

Dalton, GA

2.43

Janesville, WI

2.15

Grand Junction, CO

2.12

Lawrence-Methuen-Salem, MA-NH NECTA Division

2.04

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

1.92

Waterbury, CT

1.84

Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

1.78

Lancaster, PA

1.77

Altoona, PA

1.75
Areas with the highest location quotient for Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.65

Joplin, MO

5.38

Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

4.14

West Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

4.02

Cedar Rapids, IA

3.86

Fort Smith, AR-OK

3.77

Chattanooga, TN-GA

3.67

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

3.58

Morristown, TN

3.37

Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

3.26
Areas with the highest location quotient for Driver/Sales Workers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Great Falls, MT

3.57

Salisbury, MD

2.93

Warner Robins, GA

2.91

Lewiston, ID-WA

2.79

Cheyenne, WY

2.73

Southeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.62

Rochester-Dover, NH-ME

2.60

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

2.59

Danville, IL

2.54

Springfield, OH

2.51
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bus Drivers, School or Special Client, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Anderson, IN

4.50

East Central New York nonmetropolitan area

4.34

Kingston, NY

3.56

Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, NJ

3.41

East Central North Dakota

3.40

Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.30

Central Washington nonmetropolitan area

3.17

North Arizona nonmetropolitan area

3.09

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

3.09

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

3.08
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Honolulu, HI

3.53

Santa Rosa-Petaluma, CA

3.17

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

2.92

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

2.73

Rochester, MN

2.72

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

2.71

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

2.69

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

2.67

Springfield, IL

2.65

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

2.64
Areas with the highest location quotient for Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

24.60

Far Eastern North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

23.53

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

14.75

San German-Cabo Rojo, PR

11.79

Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

9.91

Flagstaff, AZ

9.85

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC

7.81

Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

7.62

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

7.34

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

6.34
Areas with the highest location quotient for Flight Attendants, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Honolulu, HI

6.18

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

5.71

Salt Lake City, UT

3.48

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division

3.34

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

3.17

Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ

2.98

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

2.37

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

1.97

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division

1.71

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

1.65
Areas with the highest location quotient for Airfield Operations Specialists, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Division

9.65

Anchorage, AK

5.61

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

4.00

Pittsburgh, PA

3.84

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA

3.56

Ann Arbor, MI

3.38

Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Division

3.00

Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division

2.53

Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC

1.99

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

1.55
Areas with the highest location quotient for Air Traffic Controllers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Anchorage, AK

11.74

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

8.10

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

6.33

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

5.52

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

3.10

Kansas City, MO-KS

2.81

Oklahoma City, OK

2.80

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

2.62

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA

2.22

Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA

2.06
Areas with the highest location quotient for Commercial Pilots, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

26.48

Fairbanks, AK

21.64

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

19.26

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

16.55

Grand Forks, ND-MN

10.16

Ann Arbor, MI

8.76

Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area

6.68

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

6.46

Southwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

6.24

Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA

5.89
Areas with the highest location quotient for Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Anchorage, AK

10.07

Salt Lake City, UT

4.05

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

3.60

Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO

3.34

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division

2.96

Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ

2.93

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

2.90

Honolulu, HI

2.66

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

1.97

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

1.89
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

3.32

Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.56

New Iberia nonmetropolitan area

2.53

Southwest Idaho nonmetropolitan area

2.52

Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.44

Kingston, NY

2.25

Laredo, TX

2.23

Central Washington nonmetropolitan area

2.20

Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

2.19

Longview, WA

2.14
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

3.13

Hammond nonmetropolitan area

3.08

Northern Utah nonmetropolitan area

2.96

Danville, IL

2.62

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

2.29

Dalton, GA

2.26

Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

2.25

Steubenville-Weirton, OH-WV

2.24

Savannah, GA

2.15

Springfield, OH

2.11
Areas with the highest location quotient for Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Anchorage, AK

12.94

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

11.40

Lafayette, LA

4.40

Honolulu, HI

4.22

Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Division

3.70

Columbus, OH

3.64

Tulsa, OK

2.98

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division

2.49

Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ

2.38

Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Division

2.27
Areas with the highest location quotient for Transportation and Material Moving Occupations, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA

2.35

Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

1.98

Dalton, GA

1.97

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

1.94

Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

1.89

Joplin, MO

1.79

Springfield, OH

1.75

Lebanon, PA

1.72

Fort Smith, AR-OK

1.72

Longview, WA

1.71
Areas with the highest location quotient for Production Workers, All Other*, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL

9.06

Holland-Grand Haven, MI

8.36

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

8.26

Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

8.04

Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

7.37

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA

7.29

Aguadilla-Isabela-San Sebastian, PR

6.01

Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

5.90

Southern Oregon & Linn County nonmetropolitan area

5.70

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

5.67
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Production Workers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Kokomo, IN

9.02

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

8.18

Dalton, GA

7.65

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

6.43

Reading, PA

6.39

Fort Smith, AR-OK

5.60

Gadsden, AL

5.42

Steubenville-Weirton, OH-WV

5.27

Tuscaloosa, AL

5.26

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

4.62
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tire Builders, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

15.65

Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.67

Knoxville, TN

3.92

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

2.80

West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

2.45

Toledo, OH

1.43

Kansas City, MO-KS

1.35

Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN

0.40

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

0.33
Areas with the highest location quotient for Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

28.46

Green Bay, WI

22.52

Longview, WA

15.33

Wausau, WI

14.47

Appleton, WI

10.93

Glens Falls, NY

9.79

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC

7.65

West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

7.10

Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner, MA

7.07

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

6.69
Areas with the highest location quotient for Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, NJ

15.79

Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

6.35

Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area

6.14

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

4.79

Dubuque, IA

4.58

Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area

4.54

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

4.34

Lansing-East Lansing, MI

4.19

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

4.04

Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY

3.74
Areas with the highest location quotient for Etchers and Engravers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Rapid City, SD

14.52

Toledo, OH

12.26

Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL

5.58

New Iberia nonmetropolitan area

5.32

Boise City-Nampa, ID

4.28

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA

3.73

West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

3.64

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

2.42

Springfield, MA-CT

2.35

New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA

2.33
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

26.24

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

19.28

Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, NJ

15.79

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

12.93

Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, WA

11.64

Jackson, MS

10.80

Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

8.67

Central Washington nonmetropolitan area

7.95

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

7.85

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

7.69
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Central Washington nonmetropolitan area

22.04

Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

18.83

Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, WA

14.05

East Idaho nonmetropolitan area

9.24

Merced, CA

8.43

Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

7.96

Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

7.78

Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, NJ

7.49

West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

6.97

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

6.68
Areas with the highest location quotient for Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

23.88

Danville, VA

21.59

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

13.34

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

13.07

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

9.82

Sherman-Denison, TX

8.45

Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

7.47

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

7.30

Southern Oregon & Linn County nonmetropolitan area

6.63

Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

6.52
Areas with the highest location quotient for Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Cleveland, TN

10.45

Chattanooga, TN-GA

3.65

Punta Gorda, FL

3.51

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

3.38

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

3.22

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA

3.06

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

2.79

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

2.57

Toledo, OH

2.45

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

2.44
Areas with the highest location quotient for Semiconductor Processors, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

19.01

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

16.89

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

11.10

Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX

6.57

Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ

5.80

Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division

4.81

Worcester, MA-CT

3.94

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA

3.55

Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Division

3.46

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

3.26
Areas with the highest location quotient for Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Altoona, PA

6.02

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

6.01

Holland-Grand Haven, MI

5.77

Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area

4.21

Coeur d'Alene, ID

4.20

Johnson City, TN

3.72

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

3.57

Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

3.56

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

3.41

Ocala, FL

3.36
Areas with the highest location quotient for Painters, Transportation Equipment, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

17.57

Columbus, IN

7.98

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

7.22

Longview, TX

6.31

Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA

5.09

Hot Springs, AR

4.15

Waco, TX

3.76

Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area

3.02

Springfield, OH

2.87

Lafayette, IN

2.85
Areas with the highest location quotient for Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Steubenville-Weirton, OH-WV

8.51

Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

8.06

Wausau, WI

7.30

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

7.15

Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

6.51

Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

5.65

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

5.65

Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.52

Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

5.43

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

5.23
Areas with the highest location quotient for Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Logan, UT-ID

6.45

Sheboygan, WI

6.33

Stockton, CA

6.04

New Bedford, MA

6.00

Merced, CA

5.52

Anderson, IN

5.43

Napa, CA

5.27

Danville, IL

5.00

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

4.92

Winchester, VA-WV

4.83
Areas with the highest location quotient for Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

St. Cloud, MN

15.06

Jonesboro, AR

6.97

Pueblo, CO

6.04

Rochester, NY

5.72

Portsmouth, NH-ME

5.56

Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna, WV-OH

3.74

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

3.54

Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

3.45

Boulder, CO

3.34

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

3.24
Areas with the highest location quotient for Medical Appliance Technicians, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

10.57

Lake Havasu City - Kingman, AZ

8.91

Salt Lake City, UT

8.72

Barnstable Town, MA

5.99

Santa Rosa-Petaluma, CA

5.00

Bellingham, WA

3.96

Springfield, MO

3.42

Pittsburgh, PA

2.97

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

2.76

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division

2.58
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dental Laboratory Technicians, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Gainesville, GA

11.08

Dubuque, IA

5.52

Glens Falls, NY

4.97

Green Bay, WI

4.21

Huntsville, AL

4.20

Lake Havasu City - Kingman, AZ

4.16

Utica-Rome, NY

3.90

Fargo, ND-MN

3.89

Provo-Orem, UT

3.52

Bay City, MI

3.46
Areas with the highest location quotient for Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Providence-Fall River-Warwick, RI-MA

8.87

Rapid City, SD

7.60

North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

7.37

Santa Fe, NM

5.37

Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

4.31

Albuquerque, NM

4.04

Barnstable Town, MA

4.03

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

3.76

North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, FL

3.45

Honolulu, HI

3.17
Areas with the highest location quotient for Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Columbus, IN

4.45

Burlington, NC

3.92

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

3.89

Morristown, TN

3.70

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

3.62

Dalton, GA

3.36

Spartanburg, SC

3.17

Logan, UT-ID

2.83

Evansville, IN-KY

2.82

Danville, IL

2.79
Areas with the highest location quotient for Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

19.40

Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

17.71

Duluth, MN-WI

11.02

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

10.93

Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

9.80

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

9.78

Southeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

9.44

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

9.05

Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

8.91

Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

8.67
Areas with the highest location quotient for Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Gadsden, AL

14.15

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

11.06

Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

11.02

Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

9.97

Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area

9.54

Tuscaloosa, AL

7.54

Southwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

6.71

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

6.60

Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

6.34

Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, NJ

6.21
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Sheboygan, WI

13.76

Lebanon, PA

11.27

North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area

10.00

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

9.10

Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

6.38

Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

6.15

Fort Smith, AR-OK

5.91

Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

5.82

Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner, MA

5.76

Wausau, WI

5.70
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cutters and Trimmers, Hand, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

42.64

Dalton, GA

16.20

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

11.23

Central Washington nonmetropolitan area

10.47

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

9.48

Greensboro-High Point, NC

7.25

Kansas nonmetropolitan area

6.41

Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

6.26

Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

6.16

Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

5.88
Areas with the highest location quotient for Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA

13.86

Northeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

6.89

Terre Haute, IN

5.89

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

5.50

Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

5.37

Decatur, AL

5.16

Central New York nonmetropolitan area

4.85

Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

4.74

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

4.66

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

4.64
Areas with the highest location quotient for Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

15.25

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

15.22

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

14.06

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

12.05

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

10.01

Carson City, NV

7.90

Anniston-Oxford, AL

6.73

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

6.04

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

5.55

Champaign-Urbana, IL

5.45
Areas with the highest location quotient for Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area

13.18

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

10.66

North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area

8.45

Northeastern Virginia nonmetropolitan area

8.43

Michigan City-La Porte, IN

8.33

Chico, CA

8.24

West Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

7.90

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

6.84

North Idaho nonmetropolitan area

6.45

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

6.13
Areas with the highest location quotient for Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Napa, CA

63.35

Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area

23.61

Far Eastern North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

15.41

Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

12.07

Santa Rosa-Petaluma, CA

11.39

Merced, CA

11.34

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

10.64

Visalia-Porterville, CA

9.27

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, CA

8.19

Southcentral Idaho nonmetropolitan area

7.46
Areas with the highest location quotient for Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

16.66

Sussex County, Delaware nonmetropolitan area

9.99

Lima, OH

9.02

Decatur, AL

7.96

Mobile, AL

7.04

Lake Charles, LA

6.74

Baton Rouge, LA

6.48

Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ Metropolitan Division

6.47

Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area

6.27

Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA

6.03
Areas with the highest location quotient for Plant and System Operators, All Other, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Fairbanks, AK

15.88

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

9.71

Clarksville, TN-KY

9.53

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

7.33

Merced, CA

5.71

Tacoma, WA Metropolitan Division

5.13

Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Division

4.72

San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, PR

4.34

Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

4.14

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.81
Areas with the highest location quotient for Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

38.10

Lake Charles, LA

36.16

Farmington, NM

30.60

Southeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

22.42

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

19.62

New Iberia nonmetropolitan area

15.16

Baton Rouge, LA

14.41

Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

14.01

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

13.90

Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area

13.83
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gas Plant Operators, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

55.62

Western Colorado nonmetropolitan area

19.63

Eastern Montana nonmetropolitan area

16.98

Northwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

16.01

Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

14.73

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

13.81

Southeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

13.75

Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area

12.79

Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area

12.57

Lake Charles, LA

9.79
Areas with the highest location quotient for Chemical Plant and System Operators, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Victoria, TX

44.68

Lake Charles, LA

32.52

Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna, WV-OH

28.98

Cleveland, TN

18.70

Baton Rouge, LA

18.18

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

13.86

Decatur, AL

11.55

Spartanburg, SC

10.63

Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX

7.88

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

7.85
Areas with the highest location quotient for Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

8.49

Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

7.47

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

6.19

El Centro, CA

5.97

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

5.48

North Idaho nonmetropolitan area

5.41

Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

4.75

Steubenville-Weirton, OH-WV

4.65

Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

4.58

West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

4.55
Areas with the highest location quotient for Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Pittsfield, MA

9.39

Lewiston, ID-WA

7.56

Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

6.89

Rome, GA

6.15

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

5.58

Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner, MA

5.53

Cumberland, MD-WV

5.25

Duluth, MN-WI

5.12

Grand Forks, ND-MN

4.85

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

4.59
Areas with the highest location quotient for Power Plant Operators, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

16.42

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

15.99

Southeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

12.22

Evansville, IN-KY

8.07

Fairbanks, AK

7.21

Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

6.29

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

5.68

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

5.60

Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area

5.53

Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area

5.41
Areas with the highest location quotient for Power Distributors and Dispatchers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

11.86

North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

6.84

Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.58

Ann Arbor, MI

3.57

Kalamazoo-Portage, MI

3.33

Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

3.30

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

3.11

Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH

2.71

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA

2.60

New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA

2.55
Areas with the highest location quotient for Woodworkers, All Other, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

18.70

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

18.59

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

17.29

Southern Oregon & Linn County nonmetropolitan area

11.56

Eugene-Springfield, OR

7.58

Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

5.98

Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area

4.66

West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

4.21

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

3.55

York-Hanover, PA

3.08
Areas with the highest location quotient for Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

22.02

Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area

17.41

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

13.82

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

13.78

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

13.40

West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

13.29

Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

11.60

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

10.67

Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

10.49

Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area

10.34
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

22.95

Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area

19.22

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

18.30

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

14.84

Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

14.44

Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area

11.85

Wausau, WI

11.11

Southwest Idaho nonmetropolitan area

10.71

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

10.68

West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

10.34
Areas with the highest location quotient for Patternmakers, Wood, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

5.40
Areas with the highest location quotient for Model Makers, Wood, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

51.83

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

4.18
Areas with the highest location quotient for Furniture Finishers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

49.97

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

40.07

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

35.39

Danville, VA

24.85

Lebanon, PA

12.87

Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner, MA

8.80

Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area

7.96

Greensboro-High Point, NC

7.73

East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

7.18

Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area

6.12
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Western Montana nonmetropolitan area

10.74

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

10.40

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

7.40

East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

7.05

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

6.60

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

6.50

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

6.07

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

5.72

Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area

5.14

Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner, MA

4.82
Areas with the highest location quotient for Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

78.96

Rochester-Dover, NH-ME

18.31

Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

13.91

Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area

9.84

Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area

9.02

Western Montana nonmetropolitan area

8.60

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

8.18

Fayetteville, NC

7.59

Greensboro-High Point, NC

6.32

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

5.20
Areas with the highest location quotient for Upholsterers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

72.96

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

70.36

Greensboro-High Point, NC

19.16

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

16.69

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

7.40

Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area

5.87

Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.79

Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.07

Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

3.48

El Paso, TX

3.45
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

34.38

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

10.35

Greensboro-High Point, NC

7.46

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

5.99

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

5.07

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

2.93

El Paso, TX

2.54

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

2.49

Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

2.47

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

0.82
Areas with the highest location quotient for Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

61.88

Anderson, SC

40.45

Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, NJ

26.54

Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

22.80

Rome, GA

22.27

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

21.44

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

16.68

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

13.70

Columbia, SC

12.78

Chattanooga, TN-GA

11.61
Areas with the highest location quotient for Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

226.83

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

64.48

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

56.85

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

40.59

Burlington, NC

28.65

Anderson, SC

28.44

Rome, GA

26.39

Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

26.17

Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area

23.60

Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

21.44
Areas with the highest location quotient for Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

178.23

Burlington, NC

43.86

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

41.48

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

41.32

Anderson, SC

40.84

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

32.87

Spartanburg, SC

30.60

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

25.21

Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area

17.21

Greensboro-High Point, NC

16.63
Areas with the highest location quotient for Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

112.21

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

27.53

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

19.62

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

17.21

Anderson, SC

16.46

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

13.06

Spartanburg, SC

12.07

New Bedford, MA

9.82

Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area

7.43

Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

7.07
Areas with the highest location quotient for Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

81.09

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

54.88

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

45.74

Burlington, NC

42.83

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

33.22

Greensboro-High Point, NC

17.46

Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

16.84

Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area

15.15

Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area

8.52

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

6.94
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Winchester, VA-WV

3.90

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

2.71

Bismarck, ND

2.55

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

2.39

West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

2.37

Madison, WI

2.18

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

2.12

Corpus Christi, TX

2.07

Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

2.06

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR

2.04
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sewers, Hand, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Providence-Fall River-Warwick, RI-MA

3.82

Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

3.76

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

3.56

Rochester, NY

3.35

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

3.12

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division

2.94

Edison-New Brunswick, NJ Metropolitan Division

1.19

Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division

1.00

Baltimore-Towson, MD

0.89

Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division

0.51
Areas with the highest location quotient for Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

13.16

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

0.57
Areas with the highest location quotient for Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

39.94

Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area

29.68

El Paso, TX

16.84

Peabody, MA NECTA Division

12.45

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

6.73

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

5.88

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

5.52

Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.51

Oklahoma City, OK

2.76

Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division

1.87
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sewing Machine Operators, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

San German-Cabo Rojo, PR

60.57

Mayaguez, PR

40.49

New Bedford, MA

14.11

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

12.67

Dalton, GA

11.69

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

10.62

Cleveland, TN

8.16

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

7.73

Lansing-East Lansing, MI

7.72

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

7.39
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Tyler, TX

5.59

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

4.40

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

4.27

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

4.26

Valdosta, GA

3.91

Burlington, NC

3.74

Norwich-New London, CT-RI

3.50

Rocky Mount, NC

3.35

Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, NJ

3.11

Albany, GA

2.92
Areas with the highest location quotient for Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Rome, GA

6.49

Wichita Falls, TX

2.95

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

2.85

Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC

2.83

Brunswick, GA

2.75

Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.66

New Bedford, MA

2.53

Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

2.43

Lawrence-Methuen-Salem, MA-NH NECTA Division

2.42

Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, MA NECTA Division

2.40
Areas with the highest location quotient for Print Binding and Finishing Workers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

8.08

Lancaster, PA

7.73

Clarksville, TN-KY

7.65

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

7.32

Jefferson City, MO

7.22

La Crosse, WI-MN

6.57

Green Bay, WI

6.53

Dubuque, IA

6.37

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

6.29

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

5.71
Areas with the highest location quotient for Printing Press Operators, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Mankato-North Mankato, MN

7.55

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

7.42

Lawrence, KS

4.58

Green Bay, WI

4.07

Ames, IA

3.66

Lancaster, PA

3.42

Jonesboro, AR

3.32

Harrisonburg, VA

2.92

Jefferson City, MO

2.88

Morristown, TN

2.86
Areas with the highest location quotient for Prepress Technicians and Workers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

9.48

Harrisonburg, VA

7.83

Mankato-North Mankato, MN

5.72

La Crosse, WI-MN

4.11

Green Bay, WI

3.98

Ann Arbor, MI

3.80

Lancaster, PA

3.36

Appleton, WI

3.09

York-Hanover, PA

2.86

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

2.79
Areas with the highest location quotient for Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Battle Creek, MI

30.70

Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division

17.21

Other New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

9.64

Rochester-Dover, NH-ME

8.43

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

7.98

Western New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

7.47

Lansing-East Lansing, MI

7.26

Peoria, IL

7.15

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

7.00

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

6.82
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area

14.07

New Iberia nonmetropolitan area

10.51

Battle Creek, MI

10.14

Fond du Lac, WI

10.04

Muskegon-Norton Shores, MI

9.55

Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

8.87

Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

8.23

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

7.40

Lebanon, PA

7.01

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

6.83
Areas with the highest location quotient for Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Northeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

13.64

Steubenville-Weirton, OH-WV

12.92

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

7.65

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

7.60

Erie, PA

7.30

Lebanon, PA

6.95

Anniston-Oxford, AL

6.35

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

6.15

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

4.37

Lincoln, NE

4.34
Areas with the highest location quotient for Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

9.84

Providence-Fall River-Warwick, RI-MA

7.35

West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

4.96

Stockton, CA

3.99

San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA

3.74

South Georgia nonmetropolitan area

3.61

Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.46

Jacksonville, FL

2.82

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division

2.73

Tacoma, WA Metropolitan Division

2.36
Areas with the highest location quotient for Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Columbus, IN

10.84

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

10.71

West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

8.85

Carson City, NV

8.22

Gary, IN Metropolitan Division

7.82

Springfield, OH

6.52

Mobile, AL

6.49

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

6.46

Jackson, MI

5.18

Rockford, IL

5.17
Areas with the highest location quotient for Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

17.93

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

13.79

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

10.02

Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

7.30

Northeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

6.61

Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

6.27

Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

6.05

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

5.81

Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

5.70

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

5.43
Areas with the highest location quotient for Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Pascagoula, MS

19.96

Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA

8.83

New Iberia nonmetropolitan area

7.07

Odessa, TX

6.48

Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.92

Longview, TX

5.78

Farmington, NM

5.06

Casper, WY

5.05

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

4.92

Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

4.76
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tool and Die Makers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Holland-Grand Haven, MI

12.37

Muskegon-Norton Shores, MI

11.48

Kokomo, IN

11.42

Waterbury, CT

11.14

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

10.34

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

10.01

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

9.81

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

9.07

Rockford, IL

8.67

Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

8.49
Areas with the highest location quotient for Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Mansfield, OH

22.30

Sandusky, OH

14.44

Northwestern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

11.09

Holland-Grand Haven, MI

8.43

Wilmington, NC

8.16

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

7.35

West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

6.45

Decatur, AL

6.38

Anderson, SC

5.40

Eau Claire, WI

5.24
Areas with the highest location quotient for Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Sheboygan, WI

16.24

Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

10.43

Muskegon-Norton Shores, MI

8.70

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

8.52

Columbus, IN

7.60

Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

7.47

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

7.18

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

6.64

Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner, MA

6.56

Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area

6.40
Areas with the highest location quotient for Foundry Mold and Coremakers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

25.51

Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

21.48

Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division

14.39

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

14.28

Lebanon, PA

12.28

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

10.36

Northwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

9.68

Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

9.42

Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

9.20

Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

8.85
Areas with the highest location quotient for Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area

26.00

Saginaw-Saginaw Township North, MI

21.59

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

19.91

Sheboygan, WI

18.26

Appleton, WI

10.74

Akron, OH

9.27

Northeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

8.84

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA

8.46

Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

7.79

Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area

6.51
Areas with the highest location quotient for Model Makers, Metal and Plastic, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

13.30

Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Division

6.78

Providence-Fall River-Warwick, RI-MA

4.08

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

3.05

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

2.80

Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

2.77

Akron, OH

2.70

Wichita, KS

2.59

Raleigh-Cary, NC

2.47

Dayton, OH

2.17
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pourers and Casters, Metal, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Dubuque, IA

15.87

Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

14.80

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

12.27

Muskegon-Norton Shores, MI

11.74

Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area

10.56

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

10.53

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

10.02

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

8.97

Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

8.72

Gary, IN Metropolitan Division

8.00
Areas with the highest location quotient for Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Gary, IN Metropolitan Division

24.79

Muskegon-Norton Shores, MI

23.54

Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area

10.91

Reading, PA

10.44

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA

8.99

Canton-Massillon, OH

8.27

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

6.94

Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

5.85

Mobile, AL

5.13

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

5.07
Areas with the highest location quotient for Machinists, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Rockford, IL

6.65

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

4.63

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

4.55

Jackson, MI

4.53

Monroe, MI

4.38

Odessa, TX

4.10

Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

3.87

Anniston-Oxford, AL

3.78

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

3.77

Sumter, SC

3.71
Areas with the highest location quotient for Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Decatur, IL

109.40

Jackson, MI

10.86

Muskegon-Norton Shores, MI

8.68

Dubuque, IA

8.23

Rockford, IL

7.66

Holland-Grand Haven, MI

7.35

Southwestern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

7.33

West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

7.12

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

7.02

Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

6.67
Areas with the highest location quotient for Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

17.24

Columbus, IN

12.39

Joplin, MO

10.40

Williamsport, PA

10.23

West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

9.73

Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

8.09

Rockford, IL

7.42

Jackson, MI

6.95

West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

5.87

Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL

5.68
Areas with the highest location quotient for Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Southwestern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

17.61

Carson City, NV

16.57

Western New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

12.84

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

11.72

Michigan City-La Porte, IN

8.68

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

8.44

Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

7.25

Northeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

7.23

Anniston-Oxford, AL

7.09

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

6.78
Areas with the highest location quotient for Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

9.96

Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

7.22

Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA

7.11

Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area

7.02

Peoria, IL

6.70

Muskegon-Norton Shores, MI

6.28

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

5.85

Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

5.51

Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.59

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

4.44
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Mansfield, OH

9.88

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

7.75

Muncie, IN

7.56

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

7.55

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

6.96

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

6.60

Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

6.42

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

5.86

Muskegon-Norton Shores, MI

5.69

Wausau, WI

5.61
Areas with the highest location quotient for Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

18.35

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA

10.69

Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

9.90

Mankato-North Mankato, MN

9.11

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

7.66

Northern Utah nonmetropolitan area

7.17

Jackson, MI

6.75

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

6.43

Holland-Grand Haven, MI

6.34

Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH

6.31
Areas with the highest location quotient for Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

12.10

Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

10.47

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

9.92

West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

9.84

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

9.03

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

7.94

Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area

7.44

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

7.16

Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

6.94

Southeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

6.42
Areas with the highest location quotient for Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Eastern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

17.04

Williamsport, PA

12.55

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

8.10

Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner, MA

6.89

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

6.78

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

6.73

Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

6.67

Evansville, IN-KY

6.33

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

6.32

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

5.72
Areas with the highest location quotient for Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Morristown, TN

7.01

Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

6.82

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

6.16

Erie, PA

6.05

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

5.56

Wichita, KS

5.10

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

5.05

Waterbury, CT

4.81

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

4.47

Rockford, IL

4.40
Areas with the highest location quotient for Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Columbus, IN

15.44

Dubuque, IA

12.67

Morristown, TN

10.19

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

8.35

Holland-Grand Haven, MI

7.86

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

6.90

Jackson, MI

6.03

Carson City, NV

5.78

Racine, WI

5.65

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

5.34
Areas with the highest location quotient for Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Southcentral Idaho nonmetropolitan area

19.36

Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area

9.18

Central Washington nonmetropolitan area

8.76

Fort Smith, AR-OK

8.15

Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, NJ

7.99

Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

7.01

Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

6.88

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

5.04

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

4.87

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

4.76
Areas with the highest location quotient for Food Batchmakers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

15.83

Joplin, MO

13.93

Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

10.79

Logan, UT-ID

9.68

Columbia, MO

9.13

Visalia-Porterville, CA

7.31

La Crosse, WI-MN

5.86

Appleton, WI

5.73

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

5.26

East Idaho nonmetropolitan area

5.15
Areas with the highest location quotient for Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

14.07

Merced, CA

13.02

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

11.86

Yuba City, CA

9.24

Lincoln, NE

8.69

Tyler, TX

7.83

Southcentral Idaho nonmetropolitan area

7.53

Visalia-Porterville, CA

7.48

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

5.66

Dothan, AL

5.45
Areas with the highest location quotient for Slaughterers and Meat Packers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

41.59

Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

39.28

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

26.52

Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area

26.19

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

21.47

Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

20.86

Amarillo, TX

17.71

West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

16.80

San Angelo, TX

12.85

Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

10.68
Areas with the highest location quotient for Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Sussex County, Delaware nonmetropolitan area

56.13

Southeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

36.97

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

36.10

Gainesville, GA

36.03

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

26.75

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

25.85

Harrisonburg, VA

23.79

Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

14.92

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

12.92

Fort Smith, AR-OK

11.16
Areas with the highest location quotient for Butchers and Meat Cutters, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

5.49

Yauco, PR

5.28

Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.23

Merced, CA

4.02

North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.25

Aguadilla-Isabela-San Sebastian, PR

3.25

Guayama, PR

3.21

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

3.03

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

3.02

East Central North Dakota

2.91
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bakers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Yauco, PR

10.99

San German-Cabo Rojo, PR

3.44

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL

3.07

Danville, IL

2.90

Aguadilla-Isabela-San Sebastian, PR

2.85

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area 1

2.84

San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, PR

2.71

Pocatello, ID

2.49

Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area

2.47

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

2.36
Areas with the highest location quotient for Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

15.44

Mayaguez, PR

9.68

Fajardo, PR

8.48

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA

7.86

Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

7.44

Racine, WI

7.19

Holland-Grand Haven, MI

5.44

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

5.41

Danville, IL

5.03

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

4.62
Areas with the highest location quotient for Team Assemblers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

9.64

Northern Utah nonmetropolitan area

6.94

Spartanburg, SC

6.85

Lafayette, IN

6.61

Anniston-Oxford, AL

6.36

Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

6.03

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

5.92

Ponce, PR

5.84

Guayama, PR

5.84

Columbus, IN

5.78
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

99.25

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA

16.81

Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area

10.05

Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

7.93

Port St. Lucie, FL

7.88

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

6.49

Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area

6.35

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

6.19

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

5.88

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

5.87
Areas with the highest location quotient for Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Southeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

12.39

Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA

10.29

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

6.67

Casper, WY

5.60

Pascagoula, MS

5.49

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

5.30

La Crosse, WI-MN

5.16

Gulfport-Biloxi, MS

5.14

Northwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

4.40

Longview, TX

4.38
Areas with the highest location quotient for Engine and Other Machine Assemblers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Lima, OH

32.89

Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area

18.64

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

16.41

Huntsville, AL

13.83

Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

13.55

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

9.61

Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Division

8.15

West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

5.02

Madison, WI

4.70

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

4.65
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Boulder, CO

10.60

Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, MA-NH NECTA Division

7.95

Rochester-Dover, NH-ME

7.31

Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

7.26

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

5.48

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

5.11

Tyler, TX

4.76

Western New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

4.38

Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner, MA

4.11

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

3.86
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Salisbury, MD

12.66

Binghamton, NY

8.64

Taunton-Norton-Raynham, MA NECTA Division

6.80

Danbury, CT

6.67

Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.44

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

5.43

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

5.43

Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division

5.27

Fort Collins-Loveland, CO

4.30

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

4.08
Areas with the highest location quotient for Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

22.98

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

18.34

Utica-Rome, NY

13.80

Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

9.30

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

8.19

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

7.43

Lafayette, IN

6.74

Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

6.39

Dayton, OH

5.31

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

4.83
Areas with the highest location quotient for Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

14.75

Jacksonville, FL

2.74

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL

1.66

Nassau-Suffolk, NY Metropolitan Division

1.49

Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ

1.11

Indianapolis-Carmel, IN

0.87

Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

0.56

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

0.36

Oklahoma City, OK

0.22

Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO

0.20
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

4.53

Dalton, GA

4.21

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

3.36

Northern Utah nonmetropolitan area

3.23

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

2.98

Columbus, IN

2.92

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

2.92

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

2.84

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area 1

2.74

Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

2.61
Areas with the highest location quotient for Production Occupations, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

4.81

Dalton, GA

3.80

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

3.62

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

3.44

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

3.06

Holland-Grand Haven, MI

2.97

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

2.95

Columbus, IN

2.94

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area 1

2.90

Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

2.80
Areas with the highest location quotient for Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other*, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Anniston-Oxford, AL

14.06

Decatur, IL

6.94

Monroe, MI

6.92

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area 2

6.61

Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area

6.43

Portsmouth, NH-ME

6.20

Manhattan, KS

4.48

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

3.92

Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.84

Punta Gorda, FL

3.49
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Decatur, AL

8.10

New Iberia nonmetropolitan area

5.18

Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA

4.46

Cumberland, MD-WV

4.01

Garrett County, Maryland nonmetropolitan area

3.93

Odessa, TX

3.72

Lafayette, LA

3.66

Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

3.62

Fairbanks, AK

3.42

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

3.17
Areas with the highest location quotient for Signal and Track Switch Repairers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

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

2.53

Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ

0.84
Areas with the highest location quotient for Riggers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA

74.65

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

43.66

New Iberia nonmetropolitan area

38.77

Lafayette, LA

21.29

Victoria, TX

13.94

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

11.84

New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA

11.19

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

5.23

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

4.60

Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX

3.59
Areas with the highest location quotient for Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

22.16

Chico, CA

18.73

Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

15.36

Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

13.21

South Georgia nonmetropolitan area

10.96

Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area

7.64

Raleigh-Cary, NC

2.23
Areas with the highest location quotient for Locksmiths and Safe Repairers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, TX

8.58

Lake Havasu City - Kingman, AZ

6.54

Champaign-Urbana, IL

3.84

Lafayette, LA

3.62

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

3.59

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

3.51

Oklahoma City, OK

3.37

Western Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.35

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

3.34

Roanoke, VA

3.20
Areas with the highest location quotient for Commercial Divers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

New Iberia nonmetropolitan area

30.47

New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA

25.31

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

13.61

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

4.95

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

4.06

Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX

2.90

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division

2.85

San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA

2.06

Edison-New Brunswick, NJ Metropolitan Division

1.43
Areas with the highest location quotient for Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Gulfport-Biloxi, MS

7.56

Reno-Sparks, NV

6.17

Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

6.08

Anderson, IN

5.98

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

5.59

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

5.43

Eastern Montana nonmetropolitan area

5.09

Williamsport, PA

4.43

Anderson, SC

4.43

Sioux Falls, SD

4.42
Areas with the highest location quotient for Maintenance and Repair Workers, General, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Steubenville-Weirton, OH-WV

2.56

Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.54

Hinesville-Fort Stewart, GA

2.41

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.28

Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA

2.15

Lake Charles, LA

2.04

New Iberia nonmetropolitan area

1.97

Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area

1.96

North Arizona nonmetropolitan area

1.95

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

1.93
Areas with the highest location quotient for Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Midland, TX

23.06

Portsmouth, NH-ME

10.19

Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, TX

8.35

Corpus Christi, TX

5.78

College Station-Bryan, TX

5.65

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

5.46

Dover, DE

5.38

Southcentral Idaho nonmetropolitan area

4.75

Huntsville, AL

4.66

Manchester, NH

4.13
Areas with the highest location quotient for Watch Repairers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Providence-Fall River-Warwick, RI-MA

6.98

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

6.19

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

4.09

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

4.04

Newark-Union, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division

3.31

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

2.78

Kansas City, MO-KS

2.41
Areas with the highest location quotient for Musical Instrument Repairers and Tuners, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Fort Wayne, IN

8.59

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

6.65

Lansing-East Lansing, MI

4.96

Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, ME

4.79

Knoxville, TN

2.86

Kansas City, MO-KS

2.71

Indianapolis-Carmel, IN

2.49

Albuquerque, NM

2.39

Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division

1.91

Dayton, OH

1.57
Areas with the highest location quotient for Medical Equipment Repairers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Rochester, MN

8.85

Taunton-Norton-Raynham, MA NECTA Division

4.41

Morgantown, WV

4.06

Bowling Green, KY

3.79

Wichita Falls, TX

3.51

Lexington-Fayette, KY

3.13

Charlottesville, VA

2.72

Indianapolis-Carmel, IN

2.70

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

2.64

Gainesville, FL

2.62
Areas with the highest location quotient for Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

4.95

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

3.83

San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, PR

3.07

Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

2.39

Kansas City, MO-KS

2.13

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

1.61

Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ

1.49
Areas with the highest location quotient for Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Taunton-Norton-Raynham, MA NECTA Division

6.92

Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.74

Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, MA-NH NECTA Division

3.13

Rochester-Dover, NH-ME

2.94

Nassau-Suffolk, NY Metropolitan Division

2.94

Yuba City, CA

2.61

Fond du Lac, WI

2.47

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division

2.40

Framingham, MA NECTA Division

2.28

Worcester, MA-CT

2.27
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Sumter, SC

10.59

Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

7.21

Eastern Montana nonmetropolitan area

5.40

East Central North Dakota

5.18

Western Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

5.07

Victoria, TX

5.02

Southwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

4.89

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

4.83

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

4.78

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

4.56
Areas with the highest location quotient for Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Gary, IN Metropolitan Division

30.96

Evansville, IN-KY

20.59

Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area

7.92

Tulsa, OK

6.02

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

4.73

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

3.78

Pittsburgh, PA

3.26

Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN

2.50
Areas with the highest location quotient for Millwrights, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Lewiston, ID-WA

15.47

Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

14.20

Longview, WA

12.43

Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

11.97

Glens Falls, NY

8.98

Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

7.15

Cedar Rapids, IA

7.08

Pascagoula, MS

6.88

Duluth, MN-WI

6.17

Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area

6.12
Areas with the highest location quotient for Maintenance Workers, Machinery, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

7.69

Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

5.98

Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

5.95

Casper, WY

5.77

Danville, IL

5.45

Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.35

Gainesville, GA

5.14

Pocatello, ID

5.06

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

4.99

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.84
Areas with the highest location quotient for Industrial Machinery Mechanics, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Casper, WY

7.44

Decatur, AL

5.49

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

5.36

Gary, IN Metropolitan Division

5.27

Dalton, GA

4.38

Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area

4.27

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

4.00

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

3.99

Owensboro, KY

3.79

Midland, TX

3.79
Areas with the highest location quotient for Home Appliance Repairers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Southeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

3.62

Edison-New Brunswick, NJ Metropolitan Division

3.54

Bloomington, IN

3.50

Great Falls, MT

3.28

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

2.83

Fort Collins-Loveland, CO

2.77

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

2.74

Lancaster, PA

2.62

Jacksonville, FL

2.58

Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

2.51
Areas with the highest location quotient for Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Manhattan, KS

3.55

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

3.47

Mobile, AL

3.25

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

3.17

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

2.96

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

2.75

Columbia, MO

2.58

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

2.47

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL

2.43

Fairbanks, AK

2.22
Areas with the highest location quotient for Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Farmington, NM

9.35

Anniston-Oxford, AL

7.38

Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area

6.26

Southeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

5.92

North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area

5.52

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

5.46

Western Colorado nonmetropolitan area

5.05

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

4.90

Mobile, AL

4.67

Midland, TX

4.44
Areas with the highest location quotient for Mechanical Door Repairers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division

6.83

St. Cloud, MN

3.95

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

3.11

Columbus, OH

2.52

Roanoke, VA

2.39

Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area

1.91

Akron, OH

1.82

Baltimore-Towson, MD

1.67

York-Hanover, PA

1.63

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA

1.62
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tire Repairers and Changers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.89

Mayaguez, PR

3.96

Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

3.95

Albany, GA

3.95

Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area

3.92

Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area

3.90

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

3.89

Evansville, IN-KY

3.71

Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.61

Pocatello, ID

3.52
Areas with the highest location quotient for Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

24.14

Yuma, AZ

10.57

Eugene-Springfield, OR

9.52

Holland-Grand Haven, MI

9.23

Boise City-Nampa, ID

9.22

Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

9.11

East Idaho nonmetropolitan area

8.20

Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

4.96

Rockford, IL

4.51

Lubbock, TX

3.63
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bicycle Repairers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Bellingham, WA

16.73

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

9.22

Western Colorado nonmetropolitan area

8.43

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

8.08

Other New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

7.28

Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division

4.56

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

4.02

Albuquerque, NM

2.27

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

1.89

San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA

1.72
Areas with the highest location quotient for Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area

5.42

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

5.27

Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach, FL

5.24

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

4.99

Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

4.96

Eugene-Springfield, OR

4.83

Fond du Lac, WI

4.72

Naples-Marco Island, FL

4.62

East Central New York nonmetropolitan area

4.44

Portsmouth, NH-ME

4.41
Areas with the highest location quotient for Motorcycle Mechanics, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Bay City, MI

11.49

Altoona, PA

5.54

Rapid City, SD

5.26

Joplin, MO

4.75

Medford, OR

4.27

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

4.25

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

4.00

Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.74

North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.72

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

3.71
Areas with the highest location quotient for Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Sandusky, OH

26.13

Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

23.03

Barnstable Town, MA

17.53

Ocean City, NJ

14.40

Northeastern Virginia nonmetropolitan area

13.78

Upper Eastern Shore nonmetropolitan area

13.69

Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

13.55

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

12.46

Other New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

11.68

Punta Gorda, FL

11.26
Areas with the highest location quotient for Rail Car Repairers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

22.39

Western Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

16.58

Terre Haute, IN

3.47

Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area

2.92

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

2.67

Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

2.12

Kansas City, MO-KS

1.70

St. Louis, MO-IL

1.55

Baton Rouge, LA

1.18

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division

1.11
Areas with the highest location quotient for Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Texarkana-Texarkana, TX-AR

26.96

Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area

26.10

Anniston-Oxford, AL

21.70

Farmington, NM

10.42

Albany, GA

8.69

Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

7.45

Far Eastern North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

7.18

Southeast Arizona nonmetropolitan area

6.82

Odessa, TX

6.37

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

6.12
Areas with the highest location quotient for Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

26.03

Western Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

21.12

Southeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

21.01

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

20.51

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

18.44

Central South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

17.23

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

15.54

Northeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

14.89

Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

14.63

Eastern Montana nonmetropolitan area

13.89
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

11.77

Farmington, NM

6.40

Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.55

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

3.35

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA

3.11

Lake Havasu City - Kingman, AZ

2.91

West Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

2.89

Joplin, MO

2.78

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

2.75

Longview, WA

2.65
Areas with the highest location quotient for Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Lebanon, PA

2.51

Kankakee-Bradley, IL

2.15

Punta Gorda, FL

2.11

Morristown, TN

2.06

Garrett County, Maryland nonmetropolitan area

1.98

Texarkana-Texarkana, TX-AR

1.92

Elmira, NY

1.91

Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

1.89

Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

1.88

Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, TX

1.87
Areas with the highest location quotient for Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Alexandria, LA

8.96

Billings, MT

7.30

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

7.29

Hattiesburg, MS

7.26

Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area

5.49

Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area

5.12

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division

3.85

Wilmington, NC

3.39

Providence-Fall River-Warwick, RI-MA

3.26

Rochester, NY

3.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for Automotive Body and Related Repairers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Garrett County, Maryland nonmetropolitan area

4.65

Far Eastern North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.48

Taunton-Norton-Raynham, MA NECTA Division

3.32

Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, MA NECTA Division

2.78

Springfield, OH

2.52

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

2.47

Northeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

2.43

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

2.40

Eastern Montana nonmetropolitan area

2.33

Flint, MI

2.33
Areas with the highest location quotient for Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Warner Robins, GA

23.69

Wichita Falls, TX

12.07

Tulsa, OK

7.98

Corpus Christi, TX

7.43

Wichita, KS

7.08

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

5.73

Great Falls, MT

5.72

Southwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

5.59

Fairbanks, AK

5.50

Central Washington nonmetropolitan area

5.35
Areas with the highest location quotient for Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Jacksonville, FL

4.96

Provo-Orem, UT

4.06

Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach, FL

3.51

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

3.30

Johnson City, TN

3.02

Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

2.88

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

2.87

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL

2.83

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

2.74

Anderson, SC

2.64
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

9.26

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

6.34

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL

4.72

Knoxville, TN

4.38

Grand Junction, CO

4.35

Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL

4.02

Danville, VA

4.01

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

3.66

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

3.12

Ann Arbor, MI

3.10
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Missoula, MT

8.71

Honolulu, HI

5.82

Fayetteville, NC

3.97

El Paso, TX

3.57

Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, TX

3.52

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

3.05

Edison-New Brunswick, NJ Metropolitan Division

2.83

Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Division

2.82

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

2.10

Salt Lake City, UT

2.09
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

24.97

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

10.02

Albuquerque, NM

7.44

North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

7.23

Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

5.71

Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ Metropolitan Division

4.84

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

4.70

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

4.68

Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

4.59

Clarksville, TN-KY

4.44
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Warner Robins, GA

34.90

Anniston-Oxford, AL

8.10

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

5.61

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

4.74

Albany, GA

4.43

Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna, WV-OH

4.31

Portsmouth, NH-ME

4.11

Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, TX

3.82

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

3.82

Cedar Rapids, IA

3.52
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

5.81

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

3.62

Duluth, MN-WI

3.40

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

2.78

Kansas City, MO-KS

2.57

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

2.40

Jacksonville, FL

1.84

New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA

1.74

Camden, NJ Metropolitan Division

1.35

Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

1.30
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Williamsport, PA

7.16

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

5.22

Dothan, AL

5.16

Abilene, TX

4.92

Corpus Christi, TX

4.74

North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

4.39

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

4.36

Peoria, IL

4.29

Monroe, LA

4.29

Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX

4.06
Areas with the highest location quotient for Avionics Technicians, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Wichita, KS

19.08

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

12.35

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

9.10

Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

8.92

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division

6.43

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL

5.92

Mobile, AL

5.73

Oklahoma City, OK

4.09

Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Division

3.35

Greensboro-High Point, NC

3.29
Areas with the highest location quotient for Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Manchester, NH

4.10

Anchorage, AK

3.01

Tyler, TX

2.92

Raleigh-Cary, NC

2.81

Medford, OR

2.67

Springfield, IL

2.41

Akron, OH

2.32

Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA

2.30

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

2.29

Elizabethtown, KY

2.29
Areas with the highest location quotient for Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairs, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Gary, IN Metropolitan Division

6.28

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

4.65

Jefferson City, MO

4.63

Columbus, OH

3.70

Honolulu, HI

3.68

Green Bay, WI

3.10

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

2.72

Richmond, VA

2.29

Mobile, AL

2.13

Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division

2.01
Areas with the highest location quotient for Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

4.97

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

4.29

Peoria, IL

3.86

Goldsboro, NC

3.08

Wichita Falls, TX

3.04

Louisville-Jefferson County, KY-IN

2.82

Charleston, WV

2.56

Montgomery, AL

2.37

Framingham, MA NECTA Division

2.30

Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division

2.27
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

2.92

Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.28

Casper, WY

2.16

North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.15

New Iberia nonmetropolitan area

2.11

North Arizona nonmetropolitan area

2.05

Longview, TX

2.04

Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area

2.02

Warner Robins, GA

2.00

Texarkana-Texarkana, TX-AR

1.91
Areas with the highest location quotient for Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area

2.40

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

2.29

Warner Robins, GA

2.09

Anniston-Oxford, AL

2.06

Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

1.99

Texarkana-Texarkana, TX-AR

1.93

Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

1.89

Casper, WY

1.88

Hinesville-Fort Stewart, GA

1.80

Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA

1.77
Areas with the highest location quotient for Extraction Workers, All Other, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

109.96

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

50.58

Casper, WY

33.88

Odessa, TX

26.70

Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area

25.01

Farmington, NM

24.49

New Iberia nonmetropolitan area

22.83

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

17.22

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

10.83

Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

10.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Extraction Workers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area

58.23

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

39.00

Midland, TX

36.48

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

30.24

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

24.82

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

19.49

Grand Junction, CO

17.92

North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

16.52

Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

15.63

Farmington, NM

14.49
Areas with the highest location quotient for Roustabouts, Oil and Gas, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

86.67

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

42.23

Midland, TX

39.62

Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area

37.14

Odessa, TX

36.85

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

29.38

Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

27.96

Casper, WY

25.25

Northwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

24.37

Longview, TX

24.21
Areas with the highest location quotient for Roof Bolters, Mining, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

185.87

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

121.91

Charleston, WV

77.07

Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area

73.37

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

65.84

North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

51.18

Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

49.17

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

39.36

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

37.04

Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area

27.13
Areas with the highest location quotient for Rock Splitters, Quarry, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Athens-Clarke County, GA

29.83

Fort Smith, AR-OK

24.01

North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area

13.73

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA

10.24

Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX

3.28

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA

0.55
Areas with the highest location quotient for Mining Machine Operators, All Other, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area

66.28

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

44.87

Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

31.22

Lafayette, LA

20.62
Areas with the highest location quotient for Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area

253.67

Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

37.75

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

32.94

Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area

28.84

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

24.55

Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

18.54

West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

8.43

North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

7.80

Pittsburgh, PA

2.38

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

0.58
Areas with the highest location quotient for Continuous Mining Machine Operators, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area

222.88

Wheeling, WV-OH

117.32

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

59.24

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

25.08

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

20.55

Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

15.84

North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

12.72

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

12.67

Western Colorado nonmetropolitan area

9.75

Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO

0.96
Areas with the highest location quotient for Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

240.72

Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area

104.02

Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

75.87

Southeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

61.93

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

58.31

West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

35.73

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

11.76

Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area

8.71

South Georgia nonmetropolitan area

6.13

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

5.52
Areas with the highest location quotient for Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area

117.26

Southeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

29.85

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

26.18

North Idaho nonmetropolitan area

21.85

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

16.05

Southwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

13.58

Odessa, TX

13.50

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

11.02

Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

9.90

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

9.36
Areas with the highest location quotient for Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

111.91

Midland, TX

68.02

Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

59.23

Farmington, NM

54.25

Casper, WY

38.57

Odessa, TX

32.60

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

31.37

Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area

30.27

Grand Junction, CO

30.13

Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

29.33
Areas with the highest location quotient for Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Casper, WY

99.91

Midland, TX

55.04

Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

49.89

Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

43.86

Odessa, TX

42.57

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

33.13

Grand Junction, CO

22.10

Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area

21.80

Northwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

20.05

Northwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

17.91
Areas with the highest location quotient for Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

175.02

Odessa, TX

50.51

Midland, TX

42.87

Bakersfield-Delano, CA

31.32

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

25.21

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

24.18

Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

21.31

Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area

21.08

Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA

19.50

Lafayette, LA

16.23
Areas with the highest location quotient for Construction and Related Workers, All Other*, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Tallahassee, FL

10.51

Jacksonville, NC

8.56

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL

6.75

North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, FL

6.46

Punta Gorda, FL

6.07

Fairbanks, AK

5.57

Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area

5.43

Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

5.33

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

5.22

Port St. Lucie, FL

4.85
Areas with the highest location quotient for Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Taunton-Norton-Raynham, MA NECTA Division

10.96

Lake Charles, LA

9.39

Western Montana nonmetropolitan area

8.90

Bay City, MI

8.02

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA

6.49

New Iberia nonmetropolitan area

6.46

Muncie, IN

6.24

Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

6.17

Casper, WY

6.12

Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, MA-NH NECTA Division

4.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

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

3.00

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

1.64

Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

1.52

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

0.71

Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division

0.64

Pittsburgh, PA

0.28

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA

0.27

St. Louis, MO-IL

0.23
Areas with the highest location quotient for Highway Maintenance Workers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Yauco, PR

32.64

East Central New York nonmetropolitan area

9.17

Central South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

8.21

Central New York nonmetropolitan area

7.74

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area 2

7.69

Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

7.57

Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

7.39

Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

7.22

Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area

7.15

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

6.86
Areas with the highest location quotient for Hazardous Materials Removal Workers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, WA

25.36

Lawrence-Methuen-Salem, MA-NH NECTA Division

11.65

Pascagoula, MS

9.81

Knoxville, TN

7.41

Amarillo, TX

5.86

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

5.39

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

4.81

Odessa, TX

4.60

Syracuse, NY

4.44

Decatur, AL

4.16
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fence Erectors, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Greeley, CO

7.77

Lexington-Fayette, KY

7.70

Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, MA NECTA Division

7.11

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

5.27

Stockton, CA

4.55

Columbus, GA-AL

3.68

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

3.09

Huntsville, AL

3.09

Tacoma, WA Metropolitan Division

3.06

Lake Charles, LA

3.02
Areas with the highest location quotient for Elevator Installers and Repairers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Camden, NJ Metropolitan Division

6.28

Tallahassee, FL

4.76

Honolulu, HI

3.98

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

3.94

Baltimore-Towson, MD

3.48

Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Division

3.13

Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX

2.70

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

2.47

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

2.33

Louisville-Jefferson County, KY-IN

2.25
Areas with the highest location quotient for Construction and Building Inspectors, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Longview, TX

6.84

Cheyenne, WY

4.67

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

3.16

Ocean City, NJ

3.13

Altoona, PA

3.13

Taunton-Norton-Raynham, MA NECTA Division

2.99

Western Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.71

Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

2.55

Coeur d'Alene, ID

2.53

Greeley, CO

2.44
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Mayaguez, PR

8.79

Jacksonville, NC

7.69

Savannah, GA

5.78

New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA

5.69

Lynchburg, VA

5.55

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

5.21

Greenville, NC

4.90

Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

4.17

Manhattan, KS

3.83

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

3.69
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Roofers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Southwestern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

9.10

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

7.14

Provo-Orem, UT

5.88

Santa Fe, NM

5.21

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

3.58

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

3.52

Albuquerque, NM

3.52

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

3.45

Corpus Christi, TX

3.36

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

3.09
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Macon, GA

7.21

Odessa, TX

7.09

Anderson, SC

5.30

Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA

5.26

Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA

5.00

Baton Rouge, LA

4.79

Central Texas nonmetropolitan area

4.78

Gainesville, GA

4.65

College Station-Bryan, TX

4.47

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

4.44
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA

8.60

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

7.57

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

7.39

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

4.45

New Iberia nonmetropolitan area

4.15

Gulfport-Biloxi, MS

4.10

Mobile, AL

3.54

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

3.51

San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA

3.18

Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Division

2.97
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Electricians, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Mayaguez, PR

13.57

Mobile, AL

8.63

Monroe, LA

7.15

Victoria, TX

6.91

Valdosta, GA

5.87

Ponce, PR

5.47

Hattiesburg, MS

5.46

St. Mary's County, Maryland nonmetropolitan area

5.20

Aguadilla-Isabela-San Sebastian, PR

4.96

Sherman-Denison, TX

4.80
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Carpenters, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Aguadilla-Isabela-San Sebastian, PR

16.23

Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area

8.67

Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

8.44

Bismarck, ND

8.41

Rapid City, SD

8.17

Ponce, PR

7.49

Baton Rouge, LA

7.05

North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

5.39

Central South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.09

Las Cruces, NM

5.05
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Jacksonville, NC

8.12

Greenville, NC

6.67

Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

6.54

Odessa, TX

5.34

Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

5.13

Other New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

5.04

West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

4.74

Rapid City, SD

4.68

Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.67

Northeastern Virginia nonmetropolitan area

4.63
Areas with the highest location quotient for Structural Iron and Steel Workers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Pascagoula, MS

17.16

Fort Collins-Loveland, CO

6.41

Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA

4.99

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

4.80

Baton Rouge, LA

3.91

Winchester, VA-WV

3.90

Corpus Christi, TX

3.88

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

3.85

Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

3.84

Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.79
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sheet Metal Workers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

4.11

Oklahoma City, OK

3.85

Corpus Christi, TX

3.63

Fargo, ND-MN

3.36

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

3.24

Kansas nonmetropolitan area

3.15

Longview, TX

3.05

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

2.91

Bangor, ME

2.80

Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, MA NECTA Division

2.79
Areas with the highest location quotient for Roofers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Port St. Lucie, FL

5.74

Great Falls, MT

4.23

Wheeling, WV-OH

4.20

Greeley, CO

3.90

Southwestern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.61

Morristown, TN

3.60

Columbus, IN

3.55

Tacoma, WA Metropolitan Division

3.24

Bellingham, WA

3.19

Punta Gorda, FL

3.10
Areas with the highest location quotient for Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Mayaguez, PR

9.03

Ponce, PR

8.08

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC

5.47

Syracuse, NY

4.28

Honolulu, HI

4.19

Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX

3.95

Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX

3.92

Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division

3.57

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

3.04

Baton Rouge, LA

2.92
Areas with the highest location quotient for Plasterers and Stucco Masons, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

St. George, UT

12.25

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

10.69

Lake Havasu City - Kingman, AZ

8.55

Albuquerque, NM

8.29

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

6.52

Santa Fe, NM

6.41

Prescott, AZ

6.30

Yuma, AZ

5.43

Green Bay, WI

4.62

Fresno, CA

4.42
Areas with the highest location quotient for Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

3.90

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

3.42

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

2.88

Greeley, CO

2.71

Corpus Christi, TX

2.67

Baton Rouge, LA

2.56

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

2.36

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

2.33

Kokomo, IN

2.26

Pocatello, ID

2.25
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pipelayers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

5.75

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

5.70

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

4.99

Grand Junction, CO

4.91

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

4.76

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

4.62

Dothan, AL

4.19

Columbus, GA-AL

3.91

Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.89

Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.86
Areas with the highest location quotient for Paperhangers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Erie, PA

12.46

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division

3.17

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

1.61

Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN

1.48

Pittsburgh, PA

1.26

Nassau-Suffolk, NY Metropolitan Division

1.20
Areas with the highest location quotient for Painters, Construction and Maintenance, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Yauco, PR

9.41

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

5.82

Jacksonville, NC

4.26

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

4.10

Naples-Marco Island, FL

3.93

New Iberia nonmetropolitan area

3.89

Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.79

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.71

Warner Robins, GA

3.69

Gulfport-Biloxi, MS

3.34
Areas with the highest location quotient for Insulation Workers, Mechanical, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Odessa, TX

36.30

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

22.33

Baton Rouge, LA

20.18

Decatur, AL

13.19

Waco, TX

8.29

Wilmington, NC

8.08

Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

6.99

Norwich-New London, CT-RI

4.77

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

4.48

El Paso, TX

4.42
Areas with the highest location quotient for Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Longview, TX

7.84

Farmington, NM

6.72

Western Montana nonmetropolitan area

5.35

Lynchburg, VA

5.34

Salt Lake City, UT

4.79

Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, ME

4.38

Boise City-Nampa, ID

4.22

Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area

4.21

Anchorage, AK

3.91

Peoria, IL

3.52
Areas with the highest location quotient for Glaziers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

5.45

Idaho Falls, ID

4.41

Cheyenne, WY

4.31

Harrisonburg, VA

4.28

Pittsfield, MA

4.19

Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

3.44

Reno-Sparks, NV

2.87

Albuquerque, NM

2.30

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

2.29

Green Bay, WI

2.22
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electricians, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

4.36

Kokomo, IN

4.20

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

3.14

Northwestern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

2.75

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

2.73

Appleton, WI

2.73

Mobile, AL

2.69

Casper, WY

2.57

Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.56

Midland, TX

2.49
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tapers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Logan, UT-ID

8.85

Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, WA

7.65

Tacoma, WA Metropolitan Division

7.61

Coeur d'Alene, ID

7.47

Bismarck, ND

5.99

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

5.31

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

4.69

Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA

4.27

New Bedford, MA

4.22

Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Division

4.08
Areas with the highest location quotient for Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Victoria, TX

7.37

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

4.90

Logan, UT-ID

4.46

Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

3.52

Wenatchee-East Wenatchee, WA

3.48

St. George, UT

3.43

Peabody, MA NECTA Division

3.37

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.30

Provo-Orem, UT

3.14

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

3.09
Areas with the highest location quotient for Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

26.75

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

10.34

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

6.38

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

6.16

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

5.82

Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

5.66

Charleston, WV

5.53

Eastern Montana nonmetropolitan area

5.52

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

5.28

North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

5.22
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pile-Driver Operators, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA

27.40

Baton Rouge, LA

22.69

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

17.69

Anchorage, AK

12.84

Southeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

11.05

Salem, OR

7.25

Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Division

6.61

Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA

2.29

Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX

1.33

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

0.59
Areas with the highest location quotient for Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Grand Junction, CO

6.29

Southwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

5.83

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

5.56

Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

5.33

Greeley, CO

4.76

Northwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

4.73

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

4.24

Southeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

4.15

Montgomery, AL

4.03

North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area

4.01
Areas with the highest location quotient for Construction Laborers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

4.86

Odessa, TX

4.62

San German-Cabo Rojo, PR

4.08

Farmington, NM

3.92

Victoria, TX

3.43

Northern Utah nonmetropolitan area

3.21

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

3.17

Pittsfield, MA

2.68

Central Texas nonmetropolitan area

2.68

Waco, TX

2.59
Areas with the highest location quotient for Terrazzo Workers and Finishers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

2.69

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

1.46

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

0.93
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

5.28

Southeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

4.44

Northern Utah nonmetropolitan area

4.41

Pueblo, CO

4.34

Fargo, ND-MN

4.05

Ames, IA

3.90

Naples-Marco Island, FL

3.85

Northwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

3.70

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

3.64

Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

3.63
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tile and Marble Setters, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

7.62

North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, FL

5.39

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

4.73

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

4.66

Gadsden, AL

4.37

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL

3.92

Northeastern Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.82

Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, CA

3.64

Naples-Marco Island, FL

3.46

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL

3.43
Areas with the highest location quotient for Floor Sanders and Finishers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

8.68

Wilmington, NC

6.16

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

5.18

Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, MD Metropolitan Division

5.06

Greensboro-High Point, NC

2.75

Baltimore-Towson, MD

1.64

San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, PR

1.16

Kansas City, MO-KS

1.16

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

1.14

Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ

0.91
Areas with the highest location quotient for Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

6.55

Montgomery, AL

5.69

Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL

5.05

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

3.13

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

3.00

Springfield, MA-CT

2.64

Indianapolis-Carmel, IN

2.44

Columbus, OH

2.38

Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

2.10

Honolulu, HI

2.00
Areas with the highest location quotient for Carpet Installers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Reno-Sparks, NV

4.10

Champaign-Urbana, IL

3.74

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

3.56

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

3.07

St. Louis, MO-IL

2.91

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

2.85

Honolulu, HI

2.84

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

2.75

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA

2.71

Camden, NJ Metropolitan Division

2.66
Areas with the highest location quotient for Carpenters, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

5.73

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.86

Garrett County, Maryland nonmetropolitan area

3.56

Fairbanks, AK

3.23

Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area

2.96

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

2.87

Rapid City, SD

2.80

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

2.71

Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.63

Coeur d'Alene, ID

2.62
Areas with the highest location quotient for Stonemasons, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Southcentral Idaho nonmetropolitan area

14.46

Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

12.10

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

8.56

Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area

8.26

Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, MD Metropolitan Division

7.08

Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, MA NECTA Division

6.58

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

6.12

Framingham, MA NECTA Division

5.71

Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, MA-NH NECTA Division

5.20

Other New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

5.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for Brickmasons and Blockmasons, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

New Bedford, MA

5.31

Owensboro, KY

5.31

Gary, IN Metropolitan Division

5.21

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.83

Lancaster, PA

3.78

Palm Coast, FL

3.66

Jacksonville, NC

3.57

Southeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

3.42

Rapid City, SD

3.35

Waco, TX

3.34
Areas with the highest location quotient for Boilermakers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Gary, IN Metropolitan Division

18.40

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

10.27

St. Louis, MO-IL

5.98

Baton Rouge, LA

5.94

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

5.36

Tulsa, OK

4.06

Worcester, MA-CT

3.71

Indianapolis-Carmel, IN

3.43

Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX

2.92

Louisville-Jefferson County, KY-IN

2.83
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

6.10

Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

4.57

Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

4.46

Pascagoula, MS

4.17

Odessa, TX

3.57

Farmington, NM

3.50

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

3.47

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

3.10

Casper, WY

2.97

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

2.93
Areas with the highest location quotient for Construction and Extraction Occupations, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.31

Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

4.97

Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

3.91

Odessa, TX

3.70

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

3.66

Pascagoula, MS

3.40

Farmington, NM

3.34

Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area

3.24

Midland, TX

3.21

New Shoreham Town, Rhode Island nonmetropolitan area

3.15
Areas with the highest location quotient for Logging Workers, All Other, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area

173.30

Southern Oregon & Linn County nonmetropolitan area

152.44

Corvallis, OR

112.73

Eugene-Springfield, OR

60.43

Salem, OR

35.72

Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

29.81

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

8.40
Areas with the highest location quotient for Log Graders and Scalers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Longview, WA

52.95

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

32.39

Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area

28.39

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

26.61

South Georgia nonmetropolitan area

25.26

Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area

25.21

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

21.78

Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

19.69

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

19.08

Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

10.33
Areas with the highest location quotient for Logging Equipment Operators, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

39.68

Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area

38.65

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

35.00

North Idaho nonmetropolitan area

34.96

Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area

32.90

Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area

30.11

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

30.01

Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

29.97

Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area

28.42

Longview, WA

24.06
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fallers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

46.86

Southern Oregon & Linn County nonmetropolitan area

46.82

North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area

30.26

Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

27.05

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA

22.41

Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area

22.02

North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

18.00

Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area

16.36

Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area

14.19

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

12.56
Areas with the highest location quotient for Forest and Conservation Workers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area

77.41

Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

29.05

North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

24.67

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

21.67

Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

18.97

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

18.38

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

10.79

Olympia, WA

10.32

Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area

9.90

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

8.93
Areas with the highest location quotient for Agricultural Workers, All Other, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Yakima, WA

26.18

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

25.12

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

24.19

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

21.30

Merced, CA

21.22

Visalia-Porterville, CA

15.52

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

13.99

Southcentral Idaho nonmetropolitan area

11.97

Chico, CA

10.85

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

8.40
Areas with the highest location quotient for Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Lexington-Fayette, KY

26.84

Harrisonburg, VA

19.56

Ocala, FL

15.54

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

14.71

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

13.65

Northwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

13.33

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

12.93

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

11.79

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

10.84

Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

10.39
Areas with the highest location quotient for Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Visalia-Porterville, CA

90.51

Salinas, CA

85.55

Yuma, AZ

73.13

Madera-Chowchilla, CA

55.54

Bakersfield-Delano, CA

54.08

El Centro, CA

48.50

Fresno, CA

40.16

North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area

36.04

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

25.26

Merced, CA

20.96
Areas with the highest location quotient for Agricultural Equipment Operators, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Madera-Chowchilla, CA

45.42

Southeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

31.29

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

25.41

Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area

24.28

Far Eastern North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

22.49

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

20.01

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

16.74

Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, WA

16.46

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

16.25

El Centro, CA

15.45
Areas with the highest location quotient for Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Yakima, WA

62.49

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

59.17

East Idaho nonmetropolitan area

50.10

Wenatchee-East Wenatchee, WA

41.18

Merced, CA

40.28

Visalia-Porterville, CA

37.74

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

34.62

Stockton, CA

32.93

Salinas, CA

28.10

Idaho Falls, ID

26.75
Areas with the highest location quotient for Animal Breeders, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Lancaster, PA

50.47

Madison, WI

10.50
Areas with the highest location quotient for Agricultural Inspectors, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area

20.96

Central Washington nonmetropolitan area

20.30

Yakima, WA

15.29

Northeastern Virginia nonmetropolitan area

12.60

Wenatchee-East Wenatchee, WA

11.36

Bismarck, ND

11.32

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

9.87

Gainesville, GA

9.81

Sussex County, Delaware nonmetropolitan area

9.47

Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

9.41
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Salinas, CA

31.90

Napa, CA

28.39

Madera-Chowchilla, CA

25.50

El Centro, CA

20.69

Visalia-Porterville, CA

18.64

Yuma, AZ

17.48

Merced, CA

17.18

North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area

15.65

Wenatchee-East Wenatchee, WA

14.75

Central Washington nonmetropolitan area

14.68
Areas with the highest location quotient for Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Visalia-Porterville, CA

57.65

Salinas, CA

54.07

Yuma, AZ

43.88

Madera-Chowchilla, CA

37.15

Bakersfield-Delano, CA

33.52

El Centro, CA

30.14

Fresno, CA

25.91

North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area

24.63

Merced, CA

19.68

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

17.09
Areas with the highest location quotient for Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other*, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Springfield, IL

7.07

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

4.69

Eastern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

4.42

Kankakee-Bradley, IL

4.39

Fairbanks, AK

4.28

Other New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.82

Manchester, NH

3.79

North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.63

Fresno, CA

3.50

Portsmouth, NH-ME

3.32
Areas with the highest location quotient for Statistical Assistants, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Louisville-Jefferson County, KY-IN

15.17

Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area

13.40

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

9.93

Olympia, WA

5.59

San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, PR

5.14

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA

4.52

Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX

4.13

Columbia, SC

3.47

Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, ME

3.39

Trenton-Ewing, NJ

2.94
Areas with the highest location quotient for Proofreaders and Copy Markers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

18.08

Iowa City, IA

6.24

Ann Arbor, MI

4.66

Trenton-Ewing, NJ

3.77

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division

3.25

Salt Lake City, UT

3.14

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

3.07

Tallahassee, FL

2.67

Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area

2.57

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

2.14
Areas with the highest location quotient for Office Machine Operators, Except Computer, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Hot Springs, AR

8.10

Rochester-Dover, NH-ME

2.99

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR

2.74

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

2.62

Springfield, IL

2.50

Springfield, MO

2.43

Raleigh-Cary, NC

2.15

Portsmouth, NH-ME

2.12

Santa Fe, NM

2.12

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

2.07
Areas with the highest location quotient for Office Clerks, General, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

New Shoreham Town, Rhode Island nonmetropolitan area

2.94

State College, PA

2.70

Morgantown, WV

2.61

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

2.34

North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

2.07

East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

1.95

Charleston, WV

1.93

Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

1.79

Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

1.67

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

1.67
Areas with the highest location quotient for Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Lynchburg, VA

4.96

Topeka, KS

3.48

Fresno, CA

3.45

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

3.40

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

3.04

Battle Creek, MI

2.66

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

2.49

Akron, OH

2.45

Southwestern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

2.43

Northwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.40
Areas with the highest location quotient for Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Macon, GA

7.71

Cheyenne, WY

5.28

St. Joseph, MO-KS

5.07

Lincoln, NE

4.23

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

3.85

Columbus, GA-AL

3.60

Wausau, WI

3.58

Columbia, SC

3.49

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA

3.35

Madison, WI

3.27
Areas with the highest location quotient for Desktop Publishers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

East Central North Dakota

7.17

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

5.68

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

4.63

Topeka, KS

4.31

Lincoln, NE

4.07

Northeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

3.89

Lansing-East Lansing, MI

3.68

Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

3.54

St. Cloud, MN

3.52

Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, MD Metropolitan Division

3.47
Areas with the highest location quotient for Word Processors and Typists, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, PR

9.84

Trenton-Ewing, NJ

9.50

Ocean City, NJ

8.63

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA

6.08

Utica-Rome, NY

5.54

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

5.49

Glens Falls, NY

5.24

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

5.06

Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY

4.51

Nassau-Suffolk, NY Metropolitan Division

4.50
Areas with the highest location quotient for Data Entry Keyers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Portsmouth, NH-ME

4.71

Wichita, KS

3.61

Salt Lake City, UT

3.00

Jackson, TN

2.85

Laredo, TX

2.63

Auburn-Opelika, AL

2.44

Logan, UT-ID

2.14

Central New York nonmetropolitan area

2.07

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

2.03

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

2.03
Areas with the highest location quotient for Computer Operators, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

5.35

Janesville, WI

5.16

Dalton, GA

4.94

Fairbanks, AK

3.92

Lincoln, NE

3.80

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

3.67

Johnson City, TN

2.84

El Paso, TX

2.51

Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ Metropolitan Division

2.49

Kingston, NY

2.47
Areas with the highest location quotient for Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

2.41

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.32

Carson City, NV

2.31

Western Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.22

San German-Cabo Rojo, PR

2.19

Mayaguez, PR

2.19

South Western Utah nonmetropolitan area

2.15

Grand Junction, CO

2.08

Southeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.05

Yauco, PR

2.05
Areas with the highest location quotient for Medical Secretaries, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Rochester, MN

4.96

Medford, OR

3.94

Cape Girardeau-Jackson, MO-IL

3.77

Guayama, PR

3.53

Bend, OR

3.50

Dover, DE

3.10

Columbia, MO

2.98

Tyler, TX

2.95

Mayaguez, PR

2.95

Fajardo, PR

2.82
Areas with the highest location quotient for Legal Secretaries, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, PR

2.80

Charleston, WV

2.63

Newark-Union, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division

2.54

Albany, GA

2.11

Great Falls, MT

2.06

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

2.02

Wheeling, WV-OH

2.00

Rapid City, SD

2.00

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

1.97

Mobile, AL

1.90
Areas with the highest location quotient for Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

2.53

Topeka, KS

2.43

Tallahassee, FL

2.42

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

2.10

Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX

1.99

Springfield, IL

1.92

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

1.88

Boulder, CO

1.86

Olympia, WA

1.85

Santa Fe, NM

1.84
Areas with the highest location quotient for Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

5.29

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

4.50

Morgantown, WV

4.35

Gadsden, AL

4.23

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

3.91

Fort Smith, AR-OK

3.89

Clarksville, TN-KY

3.63

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

3.58

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

3.55

Northeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

3.53
Areas with the highest location quotient for Stock Clerks and Order Fillers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area 2

2.16

Lawrence-Methuen-Salem, MA-NH NECTA Division

2.12

Bay City, MI

1.96

Lebanon, PA

1.93

Monroe, MI

1.91

Taunton-Norton-Raynham, MA NECTA Division

1.81

Southwestern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

1.76

Guayama, PR

1.71

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

1.65

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

1.64
Areas with the highest location quotient for Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

2.59

Hinesville-Fort Stewart, GA

2.16

Laredo, TX

2.09

Reno-Sparks, NV

2.08

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

2.08

Idaho Falls, ID

2.04

Waterbury, CT

1.95

Lynchburg, VA

1.93

Dalton, GA

1.91

Morristown, TN

1.90
Areas with the highest location quotient for Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Iowa City, IA

6.15

Warner Robins, GA

2.94

Lawrence-Methuen-Salem, MA-NH NECTA Division

2.93

Dalton, GA

2.86

Wichita, KS

2.54

Columbus, IN

2.47

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

2.30

Cedar Rapids, IA

2.26

Savannah, GA

2.19

Anniston-Oxford, AL

2.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Springfield, MA-CT

4.05

Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, MA NECTA Division

3.28

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

3.21

Eastern Montana nonmetropolitan area

2.87

Manchester, NH

2.76

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

2.71

Trenton-Ewing, NJ

2.70

Greensboro-High Point, NC

2.55

Rocky Mount, NC

2.44

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

2.44
Areas with the highest location quotient for Postal Service Mail Carriers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

2.57

Palm Coast, FL

2.20

Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

1.97

Madera-Chowchilla, CA

1.92

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

1.91

Far Eastern North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

1.89

Southeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

1.85

Northwestern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

1.80

West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

1.79

Monroe, MI

1.78
Areas with the highest location quotient for Postal Service Clerks, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

5.13

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.36

Barnstable Town, MA

3.24

Northwestern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

3.21

East Central New York nonmetropolitan area

3.17

Kingston, NY

2.87

Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area

2.85

Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.76

Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area

2.74

Ocean City, NJ

2.56
Areas with the highest location quotient for Meter Readers, Utilities, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Morristown, TN

8.17

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

5.27

Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area

4.82

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, CA

4.58

Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

4.57

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

4.50

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

4.50

Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area

4.43

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR

4.36

Owensboro, KY

4.35
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Macon, GA

3.99

Laredo, TX

3.75

St. George, UT

3.62

Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA

2.91

Lawrence, KS

2.74

New Iberia nonmetropolitan area

2.56

Joplin, MO

2.46

Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.40

Gainesville, GA

2.36

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

2.25
Areas with the highest location quotient for Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Southwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

4.22

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

4.22

North Arizona nonmetropolitan area

3.65

Other New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.52

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.51

Southeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

3.49

Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area

3.44

Ocean City, NJ

3.43

North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

3.31

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

3.22
Areas with the highest location quotient for Couriers and Messengers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Ponce, PR

5.25

San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, PR

4.98

Punta Gorda, FL

4.93

Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner, MA

4.04

Wausau, WI

3.04

Mayaguez, PR

3.02

Laredo, TX

2.59

Great Falls, MT

2.45

North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, FL

2.43

Flint, MI

2.40
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cargo and Freight Agents, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

5.69

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

4.67

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

4.59

Bellingham, WA

3.55

Far Eastern North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.49

Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, SC

3.42

Anchorage, AK

3.42

Savannah, GA

3.21

Louisville-Jefferson County, KY-IN

3.07

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division

3.03
Areas with the highest location quotient for Information and Record Clerks, All Other, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Hinesville-Fort Stewart, GA

6.34

Warner Robins, GA

4.18

Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, TX

3.98

Fairbanks, AK

3.57

Elizabethtown, KY

3.42

Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, MD Metropolitan Division

3.22

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

3.16

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

3.00

Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Division

3.00

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

2.99
Areas with the highest location quotient for Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Winston-Salem, NC

7.17

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

7.13

Salt Lake City, UT

6.14

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

5.28

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

5.15

Honolulu, HI

4.40

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

3.70

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

3.57

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

3.41

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

3.28
Areas with the highest location quotient for Receptionists and Information Clerks, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Camden, NJ Metropolitan Division

1.94

Edison-New Brunswick, NJ Metropolitan Division

1.92

Logan, UT-ID

1.80

Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, NJ

1.75

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

1.72

Sioux Falls, SD

1.71

Punta Gorda, FL

1.71

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

1.70

Bismarck, ND

1.68

Rapid City, SD

1.67
Areas with the highest location quotient for Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Elizabethtown, KY

10.38

Hinesville-Fort Stewart, GA

3.41

Lawton, OK

3.23

Manhattan, KS

3.15

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA

2.68

Columbus, GA-AL

2.67

Jacksonville, NC

2.29

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

2.26

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

2.19

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

2.10
Areas with the highest location quotient for Order Clerks, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

5.90

Appleton, WI

5.67

Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

5.36

Jefferson City, MO

4.33

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

4.21

Port St. Lucie, FL

3.80

Western Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

3.72

East Idaho nonmetropolitan area

3.72

Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.50

Lynchburg, VA

3.03
Areas with the highest location quotient for New Accounts Clerks, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

3.86

St. Cloud, MN

3.85

Rocky Mount, NC

3.85

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

3.82

Santa Fe, NM

3.65

Southern Oregon & Linn County nonmetropolitan area

3.64

Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, TX

3.45

Dothan, AL

3.42

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

3.34

Victoria, TX

3.15
Areas with the highest location quotient for Loan Interviewers and Clerks, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Sioux Falls, SD

6.08

Owensboro, KY

3.90

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

3.53

Central South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.36

Jacksonville, FL

3.26

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

3.13

Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.02

Billings, MT

3.00

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

2.95

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA

2.93
Areas with the highest location quotient for Library Assistants, Clerical, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Ann Arbor, MI

4.62

Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area

3.95

North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

3.92

Manhattan, KS

3.34

Kingston, NY

3.26

Bloomington, IN

3.19

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

3.11

Ames, IA

3.11

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

3.03

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

2.98
Areas with the highest location quotient for Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

East Idaho nonmetropolitan area

9.53

Pocatello, ID

5.46

Lincoln, NE

3.78

Elizabethtown, KY

3.57

Eugene-Springfield, OR

3.35

North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, FL

3.25

Gulfport-Biloxi, MS

3.22

Hattiesburg, MS

2.64

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

2.60

Northeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

2.50
Areas with the highest location quotient for Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area

12.26

South Western Utah nonmetropolitan area

11.22

Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area

7.10

Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC

7.05

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

6.62

Ocean City, NJ

6.32

Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

6.02

Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

5.91

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

5.85

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

5.66
Areas with the highest location quotient for File Clerks, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

3.17

Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach, FL

2.70

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

2.67

Camden, NJ Metropolitan Division

2.48

Billings, MT

2.35

Tallahassee, FL

2.32

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

2.13

Edison-New Brunswick, NJ Metropolitan Division

2.06

Punta Gorda, FL

2.04

Modesto, CA

1.96
Areas with the highest location quotient for Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

5.42

Altoona, PA

4.16

North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.66

West Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

3.63

Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.45

Jefferson City, MO

3.27

South Western Utah nonmetropolitan area

3.17

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

3.16

Central South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.96

Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area

2.92
Areas with the highest location quotient for Customer Service Representatives, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Coeur d'Alene, ID

2.52

Salt Lake City, UT

2.05

Sioux Falls, SD

2.02

Abilene, TX

2.01

Boise City-Nampa, ID

1.99

Jacksonville, FL

1.75

Provo-Orem, UT

1.74

Logan, UT-ID

1.74

Cedar Rapids, IA

1.74

South Western Utah nonmetropolitan area

1.73
Areas with the highest location quotient for Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Florence, SC

18.89

Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ Metropolitan Division

8.41

Hammond nonmetropolitan area

5.72

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

4.79

Western Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

4.46

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

3.77

Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area

3.23

Sioux Falls, SD

2.91

El Paso, TX

2.91

Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH

2.52
Areas with the highest location quotient for Court, Municipal, and License Clerks, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Danville, IL

4.87

Jefferson City, MO

4.71

Central Washington nonmetropolitan area

4.61

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

4.60

Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.45

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

4.24

Trenton-Ewing, NJ

4.19

West Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

4.13

Olympia, WA

4.06

Central South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.03
Areas with the highest location quotient for Correspondence Clerks, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Sioux Falls, SD

21.09

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

8.73

Indianapolis-Carmel, IN

4.29

Roanoke, VA

3.93

Jackson, MS

3.35

Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division

3.26

Jacksonville, FL

2.92

Springfield, MO

2.57

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

2.37

Springfield, MA-CT

2.18
Areas with the highest location quotient for Brokerage Clerks, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

7.89

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

4.60

Trenton-Ewing, NJ

4.48

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division

3.29

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

2.64

Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division

2.54

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

2.49

St. Louis, MO-IL

2.37

Naples-Marco Island, FL

2.28

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

2.26
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tellers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Southeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

2.39

Far Eastern North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.35

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

2.27

East Central North Dakota

2.21

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

2.20

Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

2.15

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

2.14

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

2.11

Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

2.10

West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

2.10
Areas with the highest location quotient for Procurement Clerks, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Warner Robins, GA

10.44

Hinesville-Fort Stewart, GA

7.12

Anniston-Oxford, AL

5.40

Lawton, OK

4.59

York-Hanover, PA

4.47

Elizabethtown, KY

3.91

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

3.89

Columbus, GA-AL

3.59

Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.36

Texarkana-Texarkana, TX-AR

3.29
Areas with the highest location quotient for Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

4.30

El Centro, CA

2.52

Pocatello, ID

2.20

Corvallis, OR

2.18

North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.17

Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area

1.90

Decatur, AL

1.88

Salinas, CA

1.86

Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

1.83

Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area

1.79
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gaming Cage Workers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

47.80

Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area

35.73

Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area

34.99

Gulfport-Biloxi, MS

24.29

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

23.23

Carson City, NV

18.78

Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area

18.48

Lake Charles, LA

16.51

Northeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

15.84

Reno-Sparks, NV

14.87
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

2.46

Central South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.23

Western Montana nonmetropolitan area

2.16

Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area

2.14

Rapid City, SD

2.12

Eastern Montana nonmetropolitan area

2.07

Billings, MT

2.03

Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.01

Northeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

1.89

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

1.88
Areas with the highest location quotient for Billing and Posting Clerks, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

2.19

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

2.01

Rochester, MN

1.94

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

1.82

Bowling Green, KY

1.80

Macon, GA

1.76

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

1.71

Elizabethtown, KY

1.62

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

1.62

Modesto, CA

1.61
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bill and Account Collectors, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Johnson City, TN

9.21

Sioux Falls, SD

5.52

Pueblo, CO

4.68

San Angelo, TX

3.61

Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY

3.45

Jackson, TN

3.36

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA

3.09

Sherman-Denison, TX

2.99

Jacksonville, FL

2.99

Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, SC

2.99
Areas with the highest location quotient for Communications Equipment Operators, All Other, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Ann Arbor, MI

9.78

Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Division

3.10

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

2.06

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division

1.33

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

0.75
Areas with the highest location quotient for Telephone Operators, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

9.10

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

4.15

Utica-Rome, NY

3.05

Central New York nonmetropolitan area

2.95

Providence-Fall River-Warwick, RI-MA

2.50

Chattanooga, TN-GA

2.10

Salt Lake City, UT

2.07

Ann Arbor, MI

2.03

Dayton, OH

1.74

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

1.73
Areas with the highest location quotient for Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Hammond nonmetropolitan area

6.88

New Haven, CT

2.73

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

2.56

Punta Gorda, FL

2.34

Spokane, WA

2.27

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

2.18

Springfield, IL

2.17

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

2.12

Lawton, OK

1.96

Manchester, NH

1.94
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA

1.69

Danbury, CT

1.66

Mayaguez, PR

1.62

Johnson City, TN

1.62

Columbia, SC

1.55

New Haven, CT

1.47

Hot Springs, AR

1.46

Coeur d'Alene, ID

1.42

Northwestern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

1.41

Barnstable Town, MA

1.41
Areas with the highest location quotient for Office and Administrative Support Occupations, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

New Shoreham Town, Rhode Island nonmetropolitan area

1.64

Johnson City, TN

1.23

Nassau-Suffolk, NY Metropolitan Division

1.22

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

1.22

Laredo, TX

1.21

Jacksonville, FL

1.21

Salt Lake City, UT

1.19

Palm Coast, FL

1.19

Macon, GA

1.19

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

1.18
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sales and Related Workers, All Other*, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

3.31

Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area

2.99

Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

2.71

St. Cloud, MN

2.49

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

2.43

Southwestern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

2.42

Mankato-North Mankato, MN

2.35

Medford, OR

2.21

Other New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

2.19

Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

2.17
Areas with the highest location quotient for Door-to-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ Metropolitan Division

6.68

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

5.30

Tacoma, WA Metropolitan Division

3.97

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

3.17

Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, MD Metropolitan Division

2.60

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

2.47

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

2.10

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

1.70

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division

1.53

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA

1.36
Areas with the highest location quotient for Telemarketers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Western Montana nonmetropolitan area

6.85

Cedar Rapids, IA

6.44

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

5.96

Springfield, MO

5.75

Pueblo, CO

5.58

Dubuque, IA

5.45

Coeur d'Alene, ID

5.13

Provo-Orem, UT

4.87

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR

4.80

Port St. Lucie, FL

4.79
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sales Engineers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, MA-NH NECTA Division

9.37

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

8.67

Fond du Lac, WI

5.03

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

3.41

Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division

3.04

Framingham, MA NECTA Division

2.88

Portsmouth, NH-ME

2.83

Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

2.74

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

2.34

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division

2.17
Areas with the highest location quotient for Real Estate Sales Agents, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Naples-Marco Island, FL

4.51

Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area

4.02

Palm Coast, FL

3.90

Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.79

Gainesville, FL

3.54

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.34

Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach, FL

3.20

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

3.19

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

3.12

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

3.11
Areas with the highest location quotient for Real Estate Brokers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Jacksonville, NC

8.06

Raleigh-Cary, NC

5.63

Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC

5.63

Burlington, NC

5.57

Winston-Salem, NC

5.12

Fayetteville, NC

4.51

Greensboro-High Point, NC

4.21

Lake Havasu City - Kingman, AZ

4.20

Wilmington, NC

3.99

Tucson, AZ

3.69
Areas with the highest location quotient for Models, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH

2.53

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

1.60

Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

1.05

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

0.69
Areas with the highest location quotient for Demonstrators and Product Promoters, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Napa, CA

14.50

Santa Rosa-Petaluma, CA

6.12

Terre Haute, IN

5.76

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

5.45

Provo-Orem, UT

4.13

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, CA

3.97

Coeur d'Alene, ID

3.81

Fresno, CA

3.76

Bellingham, WA

3.68

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

3.67
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

2.11

Lafayette, LA

1.99

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

1.77

Odessa, TX

1.76

Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO

1.73

Elmira, NY

1.72

Taunton-Norton-Raynham, MA NECTA Division

1.68

Dalton, GA

1.65

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA

1.61

Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division

1.59
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division

3.64

Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, MA-NH NECTA Division

3.28

Portsmouth, NH-ME

2.83

Framingham, MA NECTA Division

2.83

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

2.79

Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX

2.53

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

2.41

Boulder, CO

2.38

Manchester, NH

2.26

Akron, OH

2.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sales Representatives, Services, All Other, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

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

2.62

Palm Coast, FL

2.48

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

2.47

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL

2.26

Port St. Lucie, FL

2.01

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

2.00

Salt Lake City, UT

2.00

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

1.98

Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach, FL

1.92

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

1.88
Areas with the highest location quotient for Travel Agents, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

3.95

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

3.34

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

3.22

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

3.18

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

3.04

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

2.85

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

2.67

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

2.38

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

2.28

Anchorage, AK

2.26
Areas with the highest location quotient for Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

5.95

Owensboro, KY

4.40

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

4.14

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

2.53

Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ Metropolitan Division

2.17

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division

2.05

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division

1.95

Trenton-Ewing, NJ

1.81

Monroe, LA

1.76

Newark-Union, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division

1.72
Areas with the highest location quotient for Insurance Sales Agents, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

3.27

Lansing-East Lansing, MI

2.81

Macon, GA

2.55

Central South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.39

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

2.31

Jacksonville, FL

2.18

Springfield, OH

2.13

Lynchburg, VA

2.12

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL

2.03

Sioux Falls, SD

1.96
Areas with the highest location quotient for Advertising Sales Agents, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

3.14

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

3.09

Southwestern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

2.64

Rapid City, SD

2.54

Danbury, CT

2.48

Cape Girardeau-Jackson, MO-IL

2.27

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

2.23

Great Falls, MT

2.01

Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, ME

2.00

East Central North Dakota

1.97
Areas with the highest location quotient for Retail Salespersons, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

2.27

Mayaguez, PR

2.06

Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC

1.95

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

1.85

Peabody, MA NECTA Division

1.81

Rapid City, SD

1.78

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

1.78

Barnstable Town, MA

1.74

Punta Gorda, FL

1.70

Saginaw-Saginaw Township North, MI

1.68
Areas with the highest location quotient for Parts Salespersons, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

4.69

Far Eastern North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.47

Billings, MT

3.07

North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.04

South Western Utah nonmetropolitan area

2.95

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA

2.87

Rapid City, SD

2.78

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

2.77

Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.77

East Central North Dakota

2.76
Areas with the highest location quotient for Counter and Rental Clerks, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.62

Chico, CA

2.53

Yuba City, CA

2.35

Redding, CA

2.31

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.30

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, CA

2.27

Anderson, IN

2.26

Tuscaloosa, AL

2.25

Modesto, CA

2.22

Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, CA

2.21
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

52.02

Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

36.40

Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area

28.00

Carson City, NV

26.16

Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area

17.79

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

17.06

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

12.99

Gulfport-Biloxi, MS

12.96

Reno-Sparks, NV

11.20

Northeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

8.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cashiers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Kankakee-Bradley, IL

2.62

Hammond nonmetropolitan area

1.97

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

1.97

Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area

1.90

West Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

1.88

Far Eastern North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

1.86

Aguadilla-Isabela-San Sebastian, PR

1.84

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area 2

1.82

Garrett County, Maryland nonmetropolitan area

1.82

Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

1.81
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Raleigh-Cary, NC

2.14

Greensboro-High Point, NC

2.05

Idaho Falls, ID

2.01

Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division

1.98

Odessa, TX

1.94

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

1.93

Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC

1.87

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

1.85

Manchester, NH

1.82

Southwestern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

1.74
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

2.42

Punta Gorda, FL

2.14

Kankakee-Bradley, IL

2.14

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

2.08

Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

1.90

Danbury, CT

1.89

Hattiesburg, MS

1.88

Jacksonville, NC

1.85

Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC

1.84

Hot Springs, AR

1.83
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sales and Related Occupations, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC

1.54

Punta Gorda, FL

1.48

Muskegon-Norton Shores, MI

1.44

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

1.40

Kankakee-Bradley, IL

1.37

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

1.34

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

1.34

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

1.34

Mayaguez, PR

1.32

St. George, UT

1.31
Areas with the highest location quotient for Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Southern Oregon & Linn County nonmetropolitan area

33.92

Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area

31.04

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

21.44

Eugene-Springfield, OR

18.47

Salem, OR

18.15

Medford, OR

15.39

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

9.35

Bend, OR

7.70

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

6.71

Alexandria, LA

5.90
Areas with the highest location quotient for Residential Advisors, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Cumberland, MD-WV

21.50

Sioux Falls, SD

11.92

Northwestern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

8.82

Central South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

8.80

Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

8.75

Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

8.12

Rapid City, SD

7.74

Barnstable Town, MA

7.49

Alexandria, LA

7.40

Ames, IA

7.35
Areas with the highest location quotient for Recreation Workers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Charlottesville, VA

5.11

La Crosse, WI-MN

3.00

Glens Falls, NY

2.84

Athens-Clarke County, GA

2.73

Jackson, MI

2.66

Greenville, NC

2.61

North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

2.59

Ames, IA

2.53

Naples-Marco Island, FL

2.50

Northwestern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

2.41
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

5.42

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

3.88

Winston-Salem, NC

2.93

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.74

Bend, OR

2.74

Topeka, KS

2.51

Lawrence, KS

2.46

Eugene-Springfield, OR

2.44

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

2.43

Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

2.34
Areas with the highest location quotient for Personal Care Aides, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

12.42

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

10.71

Laredo, TX

9.82

Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area

9.16

North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

7.75

Corpus Christi, TX

5.97

Santa Fe, NM

5.50

Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area

4.61

Las Cruces, NM

4.27

El Centro, CA

3.76
Areas with the highest location quotient for Childcare Workers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Lewiston, ID-WA

2.97

Hinesville-Fort Stewart, GA

2.69

Southeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.59

Sumter, SC

2.51

Clarksville, TN-KY

2.50

East Central New York nonmetropolitan area

2.38

Kingston, NY

2.34

Central New York nonmetropolitan area

2.29

Palm Coast, FL

2.24

Iowa City, IA

2.13
Areas with the highest location quotient for Travel Guides, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Salt Lake City, UT

8.82

Boulder, CO

6.76

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

3.97

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

1.41

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

1.27
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tour Guides and Escorts, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

49.36

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

23.55

Flagstaff, AZ

14.03

Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

13.31

Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

11.77

Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

9.91

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

9.04

Honolulu, HI

8.76

Prescott, AZ

8.42

Central South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

7.95
Areas with the highest location quotient for Concierges, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

15.32

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

10.48

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

5.39

Naples-Marco Island, FL

5.25

Peabody, MA NECTA Division

3.85

Santa Fe, NM

3.85

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

3.80

Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

3.79

Napa, CA

3.69

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

3.53
Areas with the highest location quotient for Baggage Porters and Bellhops, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

11.21

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

10.21

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

9.83

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

5.07

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

4.85

Honolulu, HI

4.35

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

4.32

Napa, CA

4.11

Gulfport-Biloxi, MS

3.83

Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC

3.80
Areas with the highest location quotient for Skincare Specialists, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Naples-Marco Island, FL

6.44

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

5.45

Pittsfield, MA

5.03

North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, FL

4.52

Peabody, MA NECTA Division

4.24

Gary, IN Metropolitan Division

3.51

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

3.28

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division

2.70

Barnstable Town, MA

2.70

Springfield, IL

2.65
Areas with the highest location quotient for Shampooers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Baltimore-Towson, MD

7.90

Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ Metropolitan Division

6.26

Camden, NJ Metropolitan Division

5.35

Lake County-Kenosha County, IL-WI Metropolitan Division

4.72

Newark-Union, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division

4.33

Edison-New Brunswick, NJ Metropolitan Division

3.79

Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, MD Metropolitan Division

3.67

New Haven, CT

3.60

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

3.41

Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division

3.41
Areas with the highest location quotient for Manicurists and Pedicurists, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

4.71

San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA

4.04

Nassau-Suffolk, NY Metropolitan Division

3.93

Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Division

3.78

Peabody, MA NECTA Division

3.63

Edison-New Brunswick, NJ Metropolitan Division

3.63

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

3.59

Napa, CA

3.46

Newark-Union, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division

3.44

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

3.15
Areas with the highest location quotient for Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

5.81

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

4.41

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

4.06

Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ

1.45
Areas with the highest location quotient for Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Palm Coast, FL

2.75

Ocean City, NJ

2.71

Sheboygan, WI

2.66

Mansfield, OH

2.55

Rochester-Dover, NH-ME

2.38

Springfield, OH

2.29

Fond du Lac, WI

2.24

Danbury, CT

2.20

Appleton, WI

2.14

Waterbury, CT

2.10
Areas with the highest location quotient for Barbers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Wichita Falls, TX

9.93

Indianapolis-Carmel, IN

4.79

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

0.95
Areas with the highest location quotient for Funeral Service Managers, Directors, Morticians, and Undertakers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

4.94

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

4.65

Johnstown, PA

4.44

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

4.37

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

4.17

Anderson, IN

4.13

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

4.05

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

3.96

Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

3.94

Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

3.83
Areas with the highest location quotient for Funeral Attendants, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Wheeling, WV-OH

6.01

Lima, OH

5.89

Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area

5.56

Rocky Mount, NC

5.09

Sandusky, OH

5.02

Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area

4.63

Williamsport, PA

4.62

Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.40

Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area

4.36

Spartanburg, SC

4.35
Areas with the highest location quotient for Embalmers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

9.52

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

8.93

South Georgia nonmetropolitan area

8.76

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL

6.31

Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area

5.11

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

4.99

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

4.94

New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA

3.77

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

3.56

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

2.54
Areas with the highest location quotient for Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers, All Other, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Cumberland, MD-WV

9.37

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

9.16

Texarkana-Texarkana, TX-AR

7.09

Lubbock, TX

6.68

Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, TX

6.33

Waco, TX

4.07

Gulfport-Biloxi, MS

3.59

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.56

New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA

3.52

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

3.51
Areas with the highest location quotient for Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Naples-Marco Island, FL

10.06

Pittsfield, MA

8.04

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

6.06

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

4.14

Port St. Lucie, FL

4.12

Pittsburgh, PA

3.93

Salem, OR

3.65

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

3.19

North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, FL

3.04

Eugene-Springfield, OR

2.71
Areas with the highest location quotient for Costume Attendants, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

11.64

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

7.24

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

6.03

North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, FL

5.49

Reno-Sparks, NV

4.53

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

3.71

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

2.49

Tucson, AZ

2.08

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

1.85

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

1.77
Areas with the highest location quotient for Amusement and Recreation Attendants, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Ocean City, NJ

6.87

Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC

5.72

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

4.82

Salisbury, MD

4.59

Altoona, PA

4.18

Burlington, NC

4.08

Rocky Mount, NC

3.97

Naples-Marco Island, FL

3.84

Coeur d'Alene, ID

3.80

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

3.63
Areas with the highest location quotient for Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

4.16

Lexington-Fayette, KY

3.90

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

3.17

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

2.96

Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, SC

2.93

Battle Creek, MI

2.84

Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Division

2.74

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

2.65

Tuscaloosa, AL

2.63

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division

2.28
Areas with the highest location quotient for Motion Picture Projectionists, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

3.97

Corpus Christi, TX

3.27

Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

3.05

San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, PR

2.89

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

2.38

Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY

2.33

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

2.27

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

2.27

Wichita, KS

2.26

Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX

2.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gaming Service Workers, All Other, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

East Central North Dakota

42.61

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

40.35

Carson City, NV

24.06

Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area

23.92

Reno-Sparks, NV

23.59

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

21.91

Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area

14.07

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

7.76

San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA

7.05

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

6.12
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

20.52

Bismarck, ND

18.71

Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

13.25

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

13.24

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

13.20

Reno-Sparks, NV

11.58

Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

9.84

Odessa, TX

9.32

St. Cloud, MN

7.94

Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC

7.92
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gaming Dealers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

69.53

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

33.54

Gulfport-Biloxi, MS

26.49

Reno-Sparks, NV

15.60

Lake Charles, LA

14.40

Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

11.09

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

7.25

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

7.00

Gary, IN Metropolitan Division

6.55

East Central North Dakota

6.34
Areas with the highest location quotient for Nonfarm Animal Caretakers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

South Western Utah nonmetropolitan area

7.09

Ocala, FL

4.18

North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

3.73

Prescott, AZ

3.59

Lexington-Fayette, KY

3.05

Northwestern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

2.75

Hot Springs, AR

2.72

Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area

2.67

Barnstable Town, MA

2.65

Wheeling, WV-OH

2.48
Areas with the highest location quotient for Animal Trainers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Ocala, FL

11.64

Wheeling, WV-OH

9.78

Reno-Sparks, NV

9.38

Lake County-Kenosha County, IL-WI Metropolitan Division

4.24

Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ Metropolitan Division

3.23

Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, CA

3.13

Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division

3.04

Nassau-Suffolk, NY Metropolitan Division

2.43

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

2.43

San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA

2.25
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Ocean City, NJ

5.67

Alexandria, LA

3.66

Northwestern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

3.48

North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

2.62

Corvallis, OR

2.61

Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, NJ

2.44

Auburn-Opelika, AL

2.40

Owensboro, KY

2.32

Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

2.23

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

2.15
Areas with the highest location quotient for Slot Supervisors, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area

50.02

Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area

35.27

Gulfport-Biloxi, MS

23.58

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

18.31

North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

14.12

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

12.63

Reno-Sparks, NV

11.99

Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

10.68

Southeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

10.18

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

9.44
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gaming Supervisors, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

81.60

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

42.80

Gulfport-Biloxi, MS

21.79

Reno-Sparks, NV

17.47

Lake Charles, LA

17.27

Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

10.99

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

9.39

Carson City, NV

9.14

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

8.44

Northeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

7.87
Areas with the highest location quotient for Personal Care and Service Occupations, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

3.55

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

3.39

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

3.03

North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

2.80

Laredo, TX

2.67

Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area

2.62

Norwich-New London, CT-RI

2.58

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

2.37

Ocean City, NJ

2.17

Santa Fe, NM

2.07
Areas with the highest location quotient for Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Southern Oregon & Linn County nonmetropolitan area

12.97

Northwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

11.43

Western New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

8.93

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

8.50

Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

7.43

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

7.37

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

4.53

Fort Smith, AR-OK

3.02

North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

2.90

Duluth, MN-WI

2.43
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tree Trimmers and Pruners, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Napa, CA

10.35

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

9.26

North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area

8.52

Aguadilla-Isabela-San Sebastian, PR

6.37

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR

5.05

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

5.03

Oklahoma City, OK

4.38

Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area

3.80

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

3.13

Charlottesville, VA

2.92
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Central South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

25.71

Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

14.32

Far Eastern North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

13.66

Napa, CA

11.75

Palm Coast, FL

10.95

Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

10.70

North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area

7.01

East Central North Dakota

6.87

Merced, CA

6.80

West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

6.78
Areas with the highest location quotient for Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

7.22

Palm Coast, FL

4.62

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

4.51

Naples-Marco Island, FL

4.51

Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

4.04

Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.98

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

3.59

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.46

Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC

3.04

North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

2.96
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pest Control Workers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Punta Gorda, FL

5.95

Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.81

Decatur, AL

4.37

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

4.23

North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, FL

4.22

Valdosta, GA

3.93

Ocala, FL

3.91

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.77

Brunswick, GA

3.65

Lake Havasu City - Kingman, AZ

3.63
Areas with the highest location quotient for Building Cleaning Workers, All Other, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

2.59

Salinas, CA

2.07

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

2.03

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

1.11

Newark-Union, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division

1.01

Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY

0.74

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

0.56

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

0.48

Indianapolis-Carmel, IN

0.46

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

0.30
Areas with the highest location quotient for Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area

6.37

Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC

5.64

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

4.84

South Western Utah nonmetropolitan area

4.56

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

4.25

Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area

4.21

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

3.77

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

3.44

Flagstaff, AZ

3.44

Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area

3.30
Areas with the highest location quotient for Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Ponce, PR

3.07

Guayama, PR

2.26

Mayaguez, PR

1.98

Holland-Grand Haven, MI

1.97

San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, PR

1.91

Saginaw-Saginaw Township North, MI

1.88

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

1.80

Pocatello, ID

1.64

Binghamton, NY

1.57

Glens Falls, NY

1.50
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Palm Coast, FL

6.87

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

6.53

Naples-Marco Island, FL

5.43

Barnstable Town, MA

4.89

Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.84

Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

3.96

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

3.25

North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.04

Port St. Lucie, FL

3.01

St. George, UT

2.95
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.09

Brunswick, GA

2.62

Fajardo, PR

2.60

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.57

Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area

2.50

Flagstaff, AZ

2.45

Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

2.40

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

2.37

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

2.28

Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC

2.22
Areas with the highest location quotient for Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

New Shoreham Town, Rhode Island nonmetropolitan area

3.30

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

2.73

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

2.53

Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.43

Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC

2.43

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.42

Palm Coast, FL

2.31

Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

2.12

Ponce, PR

2.12

Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area

2.11
Areas with the highest location quotient for Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

10.39

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

9.20

Morristown, TN

5.33

Ann Arbor, MI

5.01

Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, NJ

4.06

Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area

4.00

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division

3.59

Salem, OR

3.54

Medford, OR

3.47

Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area

3.42
Areas with the highest location quotient for Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC

4.22

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

2.90

Ocean City, NJ

2.76

Billings, MT

2.76

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

2.71

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

2.49

Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach, FL

2.37

Prescott, AZ

2.36

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

2.27

St. George, UT

2.24
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dishwashers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Napa, CA

2.78

Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach, FL

2.71

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

2.69

Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC

2.55

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

2.52

Upper Eastern Shore nonmetropolitan area

2.39

Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

2.35

Naples-Marco Island, FL

2.34

Santa Fe, NM

2.31

Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

2.28
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Ocean City, NJ

4.67

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

4.29

Napa, CA

3.65

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

3.64

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

3.63

Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area

3.26

Upper Eastern Shore nonmetropolitan area

3.07

Palm Coast, FL

3.02

Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area

2.91

Naples-Marco Island, FL

2.80
Areas with the highest location quotient for Food Servers, Nonrestaurant, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Jonesboro, AR

5.60

Topeka, KS

3.22

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

3.02

Springfield, OH

2.75

Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

2.74

Grand Junction, CO

2.71

Mankato-North Mankato, MN

2.68

Kansas nonmetropolitan area

2.66

Sandusky, OH

2.62

Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

2.56
Areas with the highest location quotient for Waiters and Waitresses, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC

2.89

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

2.65

Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach, FL

2.61

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

2.47

Ocean City, NJ

2.41

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.28

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

2.18

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

2.17

Naples-Marco Island, FL

2.14

Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.11
Areas with the highest location quotient for Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

New Bedford, MA

3.76

Tacoma, WA Metropolitan Division

3.74

North Idaho nonmetropolitan area

3.56

Wenatchee-East Wenatchee, WA

3.49

Bellingham, WA

3.47

Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

3.41

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA

3.20

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

3.17

Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.10

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.09
Areas with the highest location quotient for Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Hinesville-Fort Stewart, GA

2.52

Jacksonville, NC

2.42

Sandusky, OH

2.36

Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

2.21

Greenville, NC

2.21

Clarksville, TN-KY

2.21

Burlington, NC

2.09

Owensboro, KY

1.91

Bay City, MI

1.90

Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

1.89
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bartenders, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

5.50

Eastern Montana nonmetropolitan area

4.53

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

4.17

Great Falls, MT

4.07

Fond du Lac, WI

3.46

La Crosse, WI-MN

3.41

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

3.30

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

3.24

Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

3.23

Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area

3.22
Areas with the highest location quotient for Food Preparation Workers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Fajardo, PR

5.69

San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, PR

3.39

Mayaguez, PR

3.22

Hattiesburg, MS

3.19

Gulfport-Biloxi, MS

3.11

Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area

3.09

Yauco, PR

3.05

New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA

3.02

New Iberia nonmetropolitan area

2.90

Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area

2.67
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cooks, All Other, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area

22.66

Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA

15.56

Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

15.26

Wenatchee-East Wenatchee, WA

10.39

Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

8.59

Lafayette, LA

7.52

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

7.30

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

6.64

Ithaca, NY

6.12

Yakima, WA

6.10
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cooks, Short Order, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Lafayette, LA

4.40

Hattiesburg, MS

4.25

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

4.13

Ithaca, NY

3.67

Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.66

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

3.65

Barnstable Town, MA

3.33

Rapid City, SD

3.27

Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

3.22

Other New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.04
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cooks, Restaurant, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach, FL

3.38

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.31

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

3.27

Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.90

Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC

2.83

Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area

2.52

Savannah, GA

2.49

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

2.47

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

2.43

Punta Gorda, FL

2.35
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Cleveland, TN

5.75

Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

4.44

Morristown, TN

4.39

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

4.16

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

3.65

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

3.61

Central South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.46

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.29

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

3.10

North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

3.03
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cooks, Fast Food, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

San German-Cabo Rojo, PR

5.28

Yauco, PR

4.46

Yuba City, CA

4.33

East Idaho nonmetropolitan area

4.07

Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

3.95

Cleveland, TN

3.87

Fajardo, PR

3.75

Lake Havasu City - Kingman, AZ

3.62

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area 2

3.55

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

3.53
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Upper Eastern Shore nonmetropolitan area

2.14

Jacksonville, NC

2.04

Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC

1.95

Lawrence, KS

1.95

Fajardo, PR

1.92

Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

1.88

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

1.88

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

1.83

Auburn-Opelika, AL

1.83

Brunswick, GA

1.82
Areas with the highest location quotient for Chefs and Head Cooks, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area

7.58

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

7.20

Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

4.84

Northwestern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

4.60

Naples-Marco Island, FL

4.04

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

4.04

Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC

3.89

Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.79

Upper Eastern Shore nonmetropolitan area

3.57

Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.43
Areas with the highest location quotient for Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC

2.10

New Shoreham Town, Rhode Island nonmetropolitan area

2.07

Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area

1.96

Ocean City, NJ

1.86

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

1.83

Sandusky, OH

1.75

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

1.75

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

1.75

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

1.74

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

1.70
Areas with the highest location quotient for Protective Service Workers, All Other *, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Los Alamos County, New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

13.52

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

9.81

Northwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

8.81

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

6.94

Alexandria, LA

6.85

Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area

5.90

South Western Utah nonmetropolitan area

5.77

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

5.57

Monroe, LA

5.34

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

4.93
Areas with the highest location quotient for Transportation Security Screeners* (federal only), May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

9.42

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

8.65

Fairbanks, AK

6.65

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

6.34

Manchester, NH

4.92

Honolulu, HI

4.09

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

3.79

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

3.65

Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Division

3.54

Springfield, MA-CT

3.51
Areas with the highest location quotient for Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Great Falls, MT

5.34

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

4.38

Western Colorado nonmetropolitan area

4.27

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

4.09

Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.67

Dubuque, IA

3.46

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

3.20

Bend, OR

3.20

Boulder, CO

3.07

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

3.05
Areas with the highest location quotient for Crossing Guards, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Grand Junction, CO

5.60

Coeur d'Alene, ID

5.53

Manchester, NH

4.55

Salem, OR

3.67

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

3.42

Missoula, MT

3.04

Greeley, CO

2.98

Springfield, MA-CT

2.94

Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division

2.81

Newark-Union, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division

2.81
Areas with the highest location quotient for Security Guards, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, PR

4.44

Guayama, PR

3.14

Mayaguez, PR

3.06

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

2.56

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

2.47

Honolulu, HI

2.32

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

2.23

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

2.15

Fajardo, PR

2.08

Los Alamos County, New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

1.98
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

30.62

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

27.66

Gulfport-Biloxi, MS

27.43

Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area

26.41

Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area

16.46

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

15.78

Northeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

15.54

Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

12.35

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

11.46

Southeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

11.31
Areas with the highest location quotient for Private Detectives and Investigators, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA

8.73

Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area

5.34

Jefferson City, MO

5.10

Richmond, VA

3.94

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

3.89

Tallahassee, FL

3.54

Norwich-New London, CT-RI

3.15

Central New York nonmetropolitan area

3.04

Waterbury, CT

2.92

West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

2.54
Areas with the highest location quotient for Animal Control Workers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area

6.60

Western Colorado nonmetropolitan area

6.34

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

6.29

Central New York nonmetropolitan area

6.18

Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

5.52

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

5.30

Southeast Arizona nonmetropolitan area

5.20

Central Washington nonmetropolitan area

5.15

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

4.97

Southeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

4.52
Areas with the highest location quotient for Transit and Railroad Police, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Newark-Union, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division

8.58

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

3.62

Pittsburgh, PA

2.48

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

2.29

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

1.45
Areas with the highest location quotient for Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, PR

4.88

Yauco, PR

3.41

Ocean City, NJ

2.41

Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.40

Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.29

Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area

2.23

Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area

2.18

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

2.12

Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

2.10

Southwest Idaho nonmetropolitan area

2.05
Areas with the highest location quotient for Parking Enforcement Workers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Iowa City, IA

6.84

Santa Rosa-Petaluma, CA

4.48

Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, CA

4.23

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

4.04

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

2.40

Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH

2.39

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division

2.33

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

1.99

Madison, WI

1.80

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

1.67
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fish and Game Wardens, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

15.77

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

10.71

Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area

10.31

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

9.90

Tallahassee, FL

9.69

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

6.75

Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area

5.26

Baltimore-Towson, MD

1.71

Jacksonville, FL

0.96

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

0.73
Areas with the highest location quotient for Detectives and Criminal Investigators, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area

38.84

Southeast Arizona nonmetropolitan area

37.79

Yuma, AZ

14.49

Brunswick, GA

8.16

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

8.09

Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area

6.39

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

4.55

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.84

Eastern Montana nonmetropolitan area

2.94

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

2.73
Areas with the highest location quotient for Correctional Officers and Jailers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area

18.59

Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area

13.65

Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area

10.48

Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, NJ

9.55

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

9.05

East Central New York nonmetropolitan area

8.39

Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

8.18

Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area

8.03

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

8.02

Cumberland, MD-WV

7.30
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bailiffs, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, PR

11.79

West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

7.29

Northeastern Virginia nonmetropolitan area

5.99

Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area

5.12

Central New York nonmetropolitan area

4.75

Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY

3.70

Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.65

Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area

3.39

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

3.36

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

3.35
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fire Inspectors and Investigators, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Rochester-Dover, NH-ME

6.68

Chico, CA

6.60

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

6.20

Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

5.53

North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area

5.47

Santa Rosa-Petaluma, CA

3.94

Camden, NJ Metropolitan Division

3.76

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

3.40

Salinas, CA

3.38

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

3.38
Areas with the highest location quotient for Firefighters, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

6.07

North Arizona nonmetropolitan area

5.96

Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

4.71

Southwest Idaho nonmetropolitan area

4.42

Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area

4.30

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

3.65

Lake Havasu City - Kingman, AZ

3.50

North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.42

North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

3.30

Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

3.25
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Protective Service Workers, All Other, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Los Alamos County, New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

9.46

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

5.15

Northwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

3.36

Owensboro, KY

3.27

Honolulu, HI

3.22

Mayaguez, PR

3.10

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

3.04

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

2.96

Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area

2.91

Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area

2.71
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

North Arizona nonmetropolitan area

6.09

Lake Havasu City - Kingman, AZ

4.94

Flagstaff, AZ

4.79

Yuma, AZ

4.33

Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

3.96

Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area

3.37

Gulfport-Biloxi, MS

2.93

Barnstable Town, MA

2.90

San Angelo, TX

2.82

Providence-Fall River-Warwick, RI-MA

2.81
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, PR

4.24

North Arizona nonmetropolitan area

3.76

Athens-Clarke County, GA

3.43

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

2.96

Southeast Arizona nonmetropolitan area

2.77

Jackson, TN

2.76

Hinesville-Fort Stewart, GA

2.61

Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area

2.61

Yuma, AZ

2.48

Columbus, GA-AL

2.42
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area

20.45

Cumberland, MD-WV

15.51

Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area

12.94

Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area

12.21

East Central New York nonmetropolitan area

10.66

Southeast Arizona nonmetropolitan area

10.43

Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area

9.53

Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area

9.39

Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, TX

7.40

Central Texas nonmetropolitan area

7.14
Areas with the highest location quotient for Protective Service Occupations, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

5.08

Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area

3.72

San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, PR

3.19

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.13

Southeast Arizona nonmetropolitan area

3.11

Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area

3.08

El Centro, CA

3.04

Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area

2.84

Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.76

Pine Bluff, AR

2.45
Areas with the highest location quotient for Healthcare Support Workers, All Other*, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Rochester, MN

9.83

Peoria, IL

3.29

Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, NJ

2.78

Bay City, MI

2.60

Lawton, OK

2.59

Roanoke, VA

2.58

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

2.51

Lansing-East Lansing, MI

2.36

Spokane, WA

2.35

Greenville, NC

2.31
Areas with the highest location quotient for Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Northwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

3.60

Corvallis, OR

3.53

Auburn-Opelika, AL

3.44

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

3.27

North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

3.24

Athens-Clarke County, GA

3.11

Winchester, VA-WV

3.06

College Station-Bryan, TX

2.82

Roanoke, VA

2.77

Reno-Sparks, NV

2.69
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pharmacy Aides, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

San German-Cabo Rojo, PR

24.05

Yauco, PR

18.93

Guayama, PR

13.61

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area 2

12.20

Aguadilla-Isabela-San Sebastian, PR

12.11

Fajardo, PR

6.92

San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, PR

6.33

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

5.65

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

5.45

New Iberia nonmetropolitan area

5.31
Areas with the highest location quotient for Medical Transcriptionists, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Rochester, MN

7.34

Lewiston, ID-WA

6.61

West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

5.31

Hattiesburg, MS

4.58

Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.52

Rapid City, SD

4.40

Sioux Falls, SD

3.97

Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, CA

3.77

Central South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.70

Janesville, WI

3.67
Areas with the highest location quotient for Medical Equipment Preparers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Rochester, MN

18.85

Gainesville, FL

4.74

Lewiston, ID-WA

4.22

Casper, WY

4.13

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

3.95

Kokomo, IN

3.22

Tuscaloosa, AL

3.06

Bend, OR

2.89

Steubenville-Weirton, OH-WV

2.88

Eugene-Springfield, OR

2.77
Areas with the highest location quotient for Medical Assistants, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Ocala, FL

2.61

Jackson, TN

2.37

Yuba City, CA

2.35

Albany, GA

2.25

Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

2.22

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

2.14

Tucson, AZ

2.12

Hammond nonmetropolitan area

2.06

Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, SC

2.06

Kalamazoo-Portage, MI

2.05
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dental Assistants, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Logan, UT-ID

2.47

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.28

Idaho Falls, ID

2.26

Provo-Orem, UT

2.22

West Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

2.11

Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area

2.10

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

2.10

South Western Utah nonmetropolitan area

2.07

Pocatello, ID

2.05

Jacksonville, NC

2.05
Areas with the highest location quotient for Massage Therapists, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Napa, CA

9.51

Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

9.21

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

7.10

Olympia, WA

5.66

Naples-Marco Island, FL

3.98

Hot Springs, AR

3.56

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

3.47

Spokane, WA

3.09

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

3.01

St. George, UT

3.00
Areas with the highest location quotient for Physical Therapist Aides, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

5.99

Wichita Falls, TX

5.57

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

5.33

Abilene, TX

4.78

Lewiston, ID-WA

4.16

Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

4.11

Provo-Orem, UT

3.87

Chico, CA

3.70

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

3.64

Central Texas nonmetropolitan area

3.62
Areas with the highest location quotient for Physical Therapist Assistants, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Gadsden, AL

6.17

New Bedford, MA

5.11

Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner, MA

4.38

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

4.26

Cumberland, MD-WV

3.89

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

3.36

Topeka, KS

3.24

Danville, VA

3.18

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA

3.13

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

2.97
Areas with the highest location quotient for Occupational Therapy Aides, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

6.08

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division

2.78

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

2.61

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

2.14

Providence-Fall River-Warwick, RI-MA

1.98

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division

1.81

Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH

1.58

Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN

1.52

Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Division

1.45

Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division

1.42
Areas with the highest location quotient for Occupational Therapy Assistants, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Cumberland, MD-WV

8.91

New Bedford, MA

7.55

Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner, MA

4.99

Altoona, PA

4.91

Pueblo, CO

4.45

Springfield, MA-CT

4.02

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA

3.79

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.72

Waterbury, CT

3.45

Toledo, OH

3.33
Areas with the highest location quotient for Psychiatric Aides, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Jackson, MS

24.62

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

13.12

Alexandria, LA

11.66

East Central North Dakota

11.38

Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, ME

9.58

Topeka, KS

6.65

Kalamazoo-Portage, MI

5.74

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

5.68

Bangor, ME

5.65

Mobile, AL

5.12
Areas with the highest location quotient for Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants*, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Southeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

3.20

East Central North Dakota

2.86

Far Eastern North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.81

Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

2.34

Punta Gorda, FL

2.29

Northeastern Virginia nonmetropolitan area

2.23

Central South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.22

Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area

2.21

Eastern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

2.19

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

2.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for Home Health Aides, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area

5.93

Goldsboro, NC

5.85

Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

5.66

Duluth, MN-WI

4.62

Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.26

Bay City, MI

3.91

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

3.71

Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.29

Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

3.26

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

3.17
Areas with the highest location quotient for Healthcare Support Occupations, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

2.17

Duluth, MN-WI

2.12

Rochester, MN

2.03

Goldsboro, NC

2.03

Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

1.97

Ithaca, NY

1.96

Bay City, MI

1.96

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

1.88

Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

1.86

Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area

1.84
Areas with the highest location quotient for Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other*, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA

5.22

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

5.12

Western New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

4.48

Indianapolis-Carmel, IN

4.48

Hot Springs, AR

4.21

Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, TX

4.11

Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, MD Metropolitan Division

4.10

Lansing-East Lansing, MI

3.72

Alexandria, LA

3.65

Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division

3.53
Areas with the highest location quotient for Athletic Trainers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Grand Forks, ND-MN

7.05

Missoula, MT

6.55

Bloomington-Normal, IL

6.01

Tyler, TX

5.03

Lawrence, KS

5.02

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

3.57

Northwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

3.41

Iowa City, IA

3.14

Tuscaloosa, AL

3.02

Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ Metropolitan Division

2.86
Areas with the highest location quotient for Occupational Health and Safety Technicians, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, WA

47.65

Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area

6.88

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

5.06

Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area

4.06

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

4.06

Evansville, IN-KY

3.95

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

3.19

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

2.98

Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH

2.92

North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

2.84
Areas with the highest location quotient for Occupational Health and Safety Specialists, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, WA

10.06

Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area

5.86

Hinesville-Fort Stewart, GA

5.49

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

4.78

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

4.74

Trenton-Ewing, NJ

4.49

Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area

4.36

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

4.30

Midland, TX

3.97

Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

3.96
Areas with the highest location quotient for Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other*, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Hammond nonmetropolitan area

4.29

La Crosse, WI-MN

3.47

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

3.44

Rochester, MN

3.41

Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

3.18

Carson City, NV

2.90

Santa Fe, NM

2.80

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

2.66

Missoula, MT

2.60

Toledo, OH

2.53
Areas with the highest location quotient for Orthotists and Prosthetists, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Sioux Falls, SD

4.64

Jackson, MS

4.64

Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, SC

4.58

Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division

2.89

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

2.82

Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, SC

2.70

Lexington-Fayette, KY

2.45

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

2.36

Dayton, OH

1.89

Pittsburgh, PA

1.85
Areas with the highest location quotient for Opticians, Dispensing, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Salisbury, MD

4.35

Ocala, FL

3.27

Bloomington-Normal, IL

3.27

Grand Forks, ND-MN

3.04

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

2.92

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

2.81

St. Cloud, MN

2.73

Bangor, ME

2.69

Kalamazoo-Portage, MI

2.69

Bismarck, ND

2.68
Areas with the highest location quotient for Medical Records and Health Information Technicians, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

North Arizona nonmetropolitan area

3.04

San Angelo, TX

2.41

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA

2.39

North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

2.32

Lake Havasu City - Kingman, AZ

2.32

Anderson, IN

2.24

Janesville, WI

2.17

Billings, MT

2.17

Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

2.13

Tacoma, WA Metropolitan Division

2.12
Areas with the highest location quotient for Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Victoria, TX

3.65

Sherman-Denison, TX

3.59

Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area

3.42

Monroe, LA

3.18

Alexandria, LA

3.04

Rome, GA

2.98

Hot Springs, AR

2.96

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

2.95

Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

2.88

Lima, OH

2.71
Areas with the highest location quotient for Veterinary Technologists and Technicians, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Fort Collins-Loveland, CO

4.59

College Station-Bryan, TX

4.41

Gainesville, FL

4.35

Worcester, MA-CT

3.59

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, CA

3.42

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

3.30

Ocala, FL

3.25

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

3.04

Prescott, AZ

3.02

Bend, OR

2.99
Areas with the highest location quotient for Surgical Technologists, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Florence, SC

4.21

Lake Havasu City - Kingman, AZ

3.31

Jackson, TN

3.31

Rochester, MN

2.92

Johnson City, TN

2.85

Gainesville, FL

2.75

Abilene, TX

2.73

Tyler, TX

2.61

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

2.57

Gainesville, GA

2.54
Areas with the highest location quotient for Respiratory Therapy Technicians, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Ponce, PR

8.78

Tyler, TX

8.57

Florence, SC

7.79

Sherman-Denison, TX

7.19

Texarkana-Texarkana, TX-AR

5.96

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

5.33

Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

4.84

North Arizona nonmetropolitan area

4.63

West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

3.95

San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, PR

3.90
Areas with the highest location quotient for Psychiatric Technicians, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Abilene, TX

23.27

Napa, CA

19.69

North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

19.42

Santa Rosa-Petaluma, CA

11.69

Tallahassee, FL

10.92

Springfield, MA-CT

6.60

Corpus Christi, TX

6.49

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division

6.04

Alexandria, LA

5.68

North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

4.82
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pharmacy Technicians, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Morristown, TN

3.06

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

3.06

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

2.66

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

2.45

Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

2.26

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

2.25

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

2.14

Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area

2.13

Johnson City, TN

2.11

Cleveland, TN

2.04
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dietetic Technicians, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Morgantown, WV

21.15

Bay City, MI

10.48

Florence, SC

7.24

Pueblo, CO

7.22

Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner, MA

6.08

Sussex County, Delaware nonmetropolitan area

6.02

West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

5.66

Champaign-Urbana, IL

5.57

Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

4.85

Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL

4.77
Areas with the highest location quotient for Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Johnstown, PA

4.66

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

4.48

East Central New York nonmetropolitan area

4.36

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

4.28

South Western Utah nonmetropolitan area

4.15

Lake Havasu City - Kingman, AZ

3.91

North Arizona nonmetropolitan area

3.84

Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

3.76

Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

3.70

Garrett County, Maryland nonmetropolitan area

3.66
Areas with the highest location quotient for Radiologic Technologists and Technicians*, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Rochester, MN

2.86

Johnson City, TN

2.72

Morgantown, WV

2.52

Gadsden, AL

2.48

Danbury, CT

2.37

Gainesville, FL

2.28

Rome, GA

2.18

Lima, OH

2.11

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

2.11

Tyler, TX

2.10
Areas with the highest location quotient for Nuclear Medicine Technologists, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Punta Gorda, FL

5.76

Sioux Falls, SD

4.07

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

3.75

Alexandria, LA

3.61

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

3.02

Baltimore-Towson, MD

2.89

North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, FL

2.75

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

2.61

Canton-Massillon, OH

2.53

Monroe, LA

2.45
Areas with the highest location quotient for Diagnostic Medical Sonographers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, MA NECTA Division

5.35

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

3.11

Utica-Rome, NY

2.83

Sioux Falls, SD

2.76

Rapid City, SD

2.70

Peoria, IL

2.59

North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, FL

2.58

Asheville, NC

2.51

New Haven, CT

2.50

Johnson City, TN

2.46
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Anderson, SC

5.69

Ocala, FL

4.70

Jackson, TN

4.01

Mayaguez, PR

4.00

Gainesville, FL

3.88

Morgantown, WV

3.63

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL

3.58

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

3.55

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

3.35

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL

3.28
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dental Hygienists, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Danbury, CT

2.83

St. George, UT

2.71

Flint, MI

2.61

Corvallis, OR

2.56

Holland-Grand Haven, MI

2.32

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

2.19

South Western Utah nonmetropolitan area

2.17

Punta Gorda, FL

2.15

Northwestern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

2.12

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

2.12
Areas with the highest location quotient for Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Burlington, NC

11.67

Hattiesburg, MS

3.41

Rome, GA

3.34

Lima, OH

3.19

Jackson, TN

3.15

Morgantown, WV

3.06

Athens-Clarke County, GA

2.95

Charlottesville, VA

2.73

Winston-Salem, NC

2.62

Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA

2.51
Areas with the highest location quotient for Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Rochester, MN

10.86

San German-Cabo Rojo, PR

4.34

Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

3.54

Burlington, NC

3.48

New Haven, CT

3.22

Guayama, PR

3.21

Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, SC

3.20

Fajardo, PR

2.99

Rome, GA

2.90

Yauco, PR

2.88
Areas with the highest location quotient for Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, MD Metropolitan Division

24.41

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

16.70

Gainesville, FL

6.89

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

6.27

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

3.28

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

3.21

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA

3.16

Providence-Fall River-Warwick, RI-MA

3.01

Santa Fe, NM

2.96

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division

2.93
Areas with the highest location quotient for Audiologists, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

7.59

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

4.05

Albuquerque, NM

3.73

Santa Rosa-Petaluma, CA

3.20

Kalamazoo-Portage, MI

3.00

Colorado Springs, CO

2.74

Greensboro-High Point, NC

2.64

Lincoln, NE

2.41

Charleston, WV

2.18

St. Louis, MO-IL

2.11
Areas with the highest location quotient for Veterinarians, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Western Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.74

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

3.45

Fort Collins-Loveland, CO

3.42

Corvallis, OR

3.37

Athens-Clarke County, GA

3.13

Western Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

2.97

Auburn-Opelika, AL

2.97

Greeley, CO

2.96

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

2.77

Colorado Springs, CO

2.73
Areas with the highest location quotient for Therapists, All Other*, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Tyler, TX

10.32

Madison, WI

8.52

Kalamazoo-Portage, MI

4.47

Ann Arbor, MI

3.23

Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, TX

3.18

Dayton, OH

2.91

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

2.68

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

2.55

Boulder, CO

2.53

Lake County-Kenosha County, IL-WI Metropolitan Division

2.44
Areas with the highest location quotient for Speech-Language Pathologists, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Las Cruces, NM

3.15

Kankakee-Bradley, IL

2.88

Jonesboro, AR

2.67

Pueblo, CO

2.51

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

2.41

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR

2.37

Morgantown, WV

2.33

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

2.30

Gadsden, AL

2.29

Fayetteville, NC

2.29
Areas with the highest location quotient for Respiratory Therapists, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Steubenville-Weirton, OH-WV

3.36

Saginaw-Saginaw Township North, MI

3.32

Cape Girardeau-Jackson, MO-IL

2.87

Lima, OH

2.66

Morgantown, WV

2.55

Rochester, MN

2.53

Bowling Green, KY

2.53

Dothan, AL

2.49

Lake Havasu City - Kingman, AZ

2.40

Chico, CA

2.38
Areas with the highest location quotient for Recreational Therapists, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

La Crosse, WI-MN

8.23

Alexandria, LA

7.77

North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

6.59

Worcester, MA-CT

4.75

Peabody, MA NECTA Division

4.48

Utica-Rome, NY

4.39

Jackson, MS

3.96

New Iberia nonmetropolitan area

3.51

Northeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

3.46

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

3.44
Areas with the highest location quotient for Radiation Therapists, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Dothan, AL

3.86

Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, TX

3.50

Billings, MT

3.38

Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY

3.37

Jacksonville, FL

3.14

Gainesville, FL

2.85

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC

2.75

Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area

2.67

Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Division

2.54

Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ

2.53
Areas with the highest location quotient for Physical Therapists, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Waterbury, CT

3.28

Punta Gorda, FL

2.90

Prescott, AZ

2.88

Danbury, CT

2.74

Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner, MA

2.65

Lawrence-Methuen-Salem, MA-NH NECTA Division

2.54

Gainesville, FL

2.51

New Bedford, MA

2.39

Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

2.32

Peabody, MA NECTA Division

2.29
Areas with the highest location quotient for Occupational Therapists, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

New Bedford, MA

4.22

Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner, MA

3.08

Pittsfield, MA

3.04

Lawrence-Methuen-Salem, MA-NH NECTA Division

2.98

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

2.92

Altoona, PA

2.74

East Central North Dakota

2.63

Bismarck, ND

2.56

Muskegon-Norton Shores, MI

2.54

Gadsden, AL

2.49
Areas with the highest location quotient for Registered Nurses*, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Rochester, MN

3.32

Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

2.79

Gainesville, FL

2.13

Greenville, NC

2.10

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

2.07

Morgantown, WV

2.02

Jackson, TN

1.98

Lima, OH

1.96

Florence, SC

1.92

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

1.92
Areas with the highest location quotient for Podiatrists, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Akron, OH

4.26

Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH

3.43

Canton-Massillon, OH

3.43

Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, MD Metropolitan Division

3.02

Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ Metropolitan Division

2.94

Winston-Salem, NC

2.60

Camden, NJ Metropolitan Division

2.47

New Haven, CT

2.38

Nassau-Suffolk, NY Metropolitan Division

2.36

Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area

2.24
Areas with the highest location quotient for Physician Assistants, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Glens Falls, NY

4.16

Lewiston, ID-WA

3.77

Rochester, MN

3.31

Fayetteville, NC

3.24

Idaho Falls, ID

3.18

Anchorage, AK

2.93

Nassau-Suffolk, NY Metropolitan Division

2.89

Charleston, WV

2.76

Ann Arbor, MI

2.71

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

2.70
Areas with the highest location quotient for Physicians and Surgeons, All Other, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, MD Metropolitan Division

4.31

Charlottesville, VA

4.26

Rochester, MN

4.01

Pittsfield, MA

3.02

Nassau-Suffolk, NY Metropolitan Division

2.56

Flint, MI

2.46

Roanoke, VA

2.41

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

2.41

Akron, OH

2.37

Muncie, IN

2.34
Areas with the highest location quotient for Surgeons, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Danbury, CT

6.20

Johnson City, TN

5.75

Chattanooga, TN-GA

3.66

Louisville-Jefferson County, KY-IN

3.59

Waterbury, CT

3.56

Knoxville, TN

3.41

Casper, WY

3.34

Springfield, IL

3.31

Macon, GA

3.30

Gainesville, GA

3.11
Areas with the highest location quotient for Psychiatrists, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Napa, CA

9.44

Santa Fe, NM

5.04

Rochester, MN

3.88

State College, PA

3.75

Toledo, OH

3.20

Waterbury, CT

3.01

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

3.00

Springfield, IL

2.85

San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA

2.79

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

2.63
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pediatricians, General, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

5.14

Albany, GA

4.70

Springfield, IL

4.22

Springfield, MA-CT

4.18

Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, MA NECTA Division

3.88

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

3.43

Asheville, NC

3.38

Jackson, MS

3.20

Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Division

2.86

Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH

2.83
Areas with the highest location quotient for Obstetricians and Gynecologists, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Waterbury, CT

4.07

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

3.25

Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

2.97

Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX

2.86

Raleigh-Cary, NC

2.57

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

2.50

Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN

2.38

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

2.26

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

2.24

Honolulu, HI

2.23
Areas with the highest location quotient for Internists, General, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Flint, MI

8.38

Kalamazoo-Portage, MI

6.43

Springfield, IL

6.26

Pittsfield, MA

5.08

Springfield, MA-CT

4.91

Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, MA NECTA Division

4.23

Rochester, MN

4.21

Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

4.09

Macon, GA

3.65

Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Division

3.17
Areas with the highest location quotient for Family and General Practitioners, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Columbia, MO

6.49

Las Cruces, NM

4.51

Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

4.22

Santa Fe, NM

4.01

Spartanburg, SC

3.89

Rome, GA

3.85

Upper Eastern Shore nonmetropolitan area

3.81

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

3.60

Springfield, IL

3.15

Florence, SC

3.15
Areas with the highest location quotient for Anesthesiologists, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Anchorage, AK

5.38

Elizabethtown, KY

5.32

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

3.33

Nassau-Suffolk, NY Metropolitan Division

2.70

Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY

2.61

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

2.38

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

2.25

Kansas City, MO-KS

2.21

Knoxville, TN

2.07

Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX

2.00
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pharmacists, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Palm Coast, FL

2.12

Anderson, SC

2.04

Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

1.96

Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Division

1.89

Gainesville, FL

1.86

Medford, OR

1.83

Johnson City, TN

1.76

Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area

1.76

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

1.74

Iowa City, IA

1.69
Areas with the highest location quotient for Optometrists, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Dover, DE

3.88

Lebanon, PA

3.65

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

3.38

Northwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

2.82

Bismarck, ND

2.80

Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach, FL

2.77

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

2.60

Kingston, NY

2.58

Waterbury, CT

2.33

Honolulu, HI

2.30
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dietitians and Nutritionists, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area

2.98

Altoona, PA

2.76

Pueblo, CO

2.68

Gainesville, FL

2.62

Corvallis, OR

2.41

Naples-Marco Island, FL

2.23

Williamsport, PA

2.22

Rochester, MN

2.22

Redding, CA

2.22

Morgantown, WV

2.15
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dentists, All Other Specialists, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Camden, NJ Metropolitan Division

3.74

San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA

3.30

Newark-Union, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division

2.19

Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

2.12

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

1.30

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

0.89

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

0.86

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

0.55

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

0.47
Areas with the highest location quotient for Orthodontists, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Anchorage, AK

12.17

Trenton-Ewing, NJ

3.65

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA

2.35

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

0.90

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division

0.66
Areas with the highest location quotient for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Nassau-Suffolk, NY Metropolitan Division

5.69

Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH

2.66

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

1.53

Kansas City, MO-KS

1.25
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dentists, General, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

South Western Utah nonmetropolitan area

2.92

Northern Utah nonmetropolitan area

2.83

Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, MA NECTA Division

2.62

North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, FL

2.60

Hot Springs, AR

2.55

Wenatchee-East Wenatchee, WA

2.51

West Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

2.47

Idaho Falls, ID

2.37

Lake County-Kenosha County, IL-WI Metropolitan Division

2.36

Dubuque, IA

2.35
Areas with the highest location quotient for Chiropractors, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Prescott, AZ

4.49

Rapid City, SD

4.37

Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.69

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

3.53

West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

3.20

Boulder, CO

3.15

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

3.12

Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

2.92

Janesville, WI

2.75

Bismarck, ND

2.73
Areas with the highest location quotient for Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Rochester, MN

2.68

Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

1.87

Rome, GA

1.83

Morgantown, WV

1.79

Johnson City, TN

1.78

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

1.78

Gainesville, FL

1.76

Lima, OH

1.72

Ann Arbor, MI

1.70

Greenville, NC

1.68
Areas with the highest location quotient for Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Las Cruces, NM

7.67

Cheyenne, WY

6.63

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

6.35

Colorado Springs, CO

6.21

Anchorage, AK

5.18

Baltimore-Towson, MD

4.54

Honolulu, HI

4.13

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

3.49

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC

3.23

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

2.82
Areas with the highest location quotient for Film and Video Editors, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

7.74

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

4.57

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

3.32

Jacksonville, FL

3.03

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

2.22

Spokane, WA

2.14

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

2.01

Tallahassee, FL

1.81

Boulder, CO

1.73

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division

1.54
Areas with the highest location quotient for Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Idaho Falls, ID

12.24

Missoula, MT

4.97

Springfield, MO

3.59

Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, ME

3.47

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

3.47

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

3.22

Tyler, TX

3.05

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

3.04

Honolulu, HI

2.98

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

2.91
Areas with the highest location quotient for Photographers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Tallahassee, FL

6.68

Burlington, NC

5.07

Steubenville-Weirton, OH-WV

3.59

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

2.96

Grand Junction, CO

2.66

Bowling Green, KY

2.58

Salisbury, MD

2.55

Honolulu, HI

2.42

Goldsboro, NC

2.38

Rapid City, SD

2.27
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sound Engineering Technicians, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

5.09

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

4.48

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

4.44

Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

4.33

Ann Arbor, MI

4.07

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

4.04

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

2.69

Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

2.30

Tucson, AZ

2.25

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA

2.25
Areas with the highest location quotient for Radio Operators, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, PR

27.30

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

8.02

Columbus, OH

3.94
Areas with the highest location quotient for Broadcast Technicians, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

3.91

Peoria, IL

3.34

Medford, OR

3.20

Tallahassee, FL

3.14

Jefferson City, MO

3.08

Yuma, AZ

2.99

Idaho Falls, ID

2.68

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

2.59

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

2.35

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

2.34
Areas with the highest location quotient for Audio and Video Equipment Technicians, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

8.52

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

4.97

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

4.12

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

3.08

Anderson, IN

2.94

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

2.77

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division

2.45

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

2.43

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

2.42

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

2.20
Areas with the highest location quotient for Media and Communication Workers, All Other, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

9.01

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

5.39

Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area

4.86

Battle Creek, MI

4.76

Ann Arbor, MI

3.83

Rochester, MN

3.73

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division

3.32

Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

3.05

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

2.77

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

2.61
Areas with the highest location quotient for Interpreters and Translators, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Fargo, ND-MN

4.89

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

3.94

Sioux Falls, SD

3.83

Yuba City, CA

3.43

Tucson, AZ

3.33

Rome, GA

3.07

Asheville, NC

3.01

Rochester, MN

2.92

Manhattan, KS

2.78

Provo-Orem, UT

2.74
Areas with the highest location quotient for Writers and Authors, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

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

3.40

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

3.24

Charlottesville, VA

3.10

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

3.05

Logan, UT-ID

2.90

Medford, OR

2.79

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

2.61

Bismarck, ND

2.48

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

2.36

Rochester-Dover, NH-ME

2.32
Areas with the highest location quotient for Technical Writers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Los Alamos County, New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

8.05

St. Mary's County, Maryland nonmetropolitan area

7.87

Framingham, MA NECTA Division

5.99

Norwich-New London, CT-RI

5.58

Huntsville, AL

5.21

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

4.35

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

3.95

Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, MA-NH NECTA Division

3.76

Dubuque, IA

3.65

Charlottesville, VA

3.62
Areas with the highest location quotient for Editors, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Glens Falls, NY

6.25

Charlottesville, VA

4.88

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

4.22

North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

3.40

Champaign-Urbana, IL

3.22

Lawrence, KS

2.77

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

2.73

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

2.59

Boulder, CO

2.50

Framingham, MA NECTA Division

2.29
Areas with the highest location quotient for Public Relations Specialists, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

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

3.31

Tallahassee, FL

2.90

Lincoln, NE

2.78

Bloomington, IN

2.78

Boulder, CO

2.76

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

2.70

Jefferson City, MO

2.47

Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX

2.47

North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

2.40

Olympia, WA

2.39
Areas with the highest location quotient for Reporters and Correspondents, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Central South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.45

Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.70

Eastern Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.68

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

3.67

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

3.38

Charlottesville, VA

3.29

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

3.22

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

3.21

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

3.02

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

2.90
Areas with the highest location quotient for Broadcast News Analysts, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

5.39

Boise City-Nampa, ID

3.50

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

3.39

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

2.46

Madison, WI

2.42

Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC

2.38

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

2.00

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA

1.78

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

1.75

Baltimore-Towson, MD

1.69
Areas with the highest location quotient for Public Address System and Other Announcers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

College Station-Bryan, TX

7.64

Fargo, ND-MN

6.01

Green Bay, WI

5.90

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

5.35

Colorado Springs, CO

4.77

Madison, WI

4.37

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

4.36

Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX

3.68

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

3.14

Providence-Fall River-Warwick, RI-MA

2.50
Areas with the highest location quotient for Radio and Television Announcers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

East Central North Dakota

7.31

Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.03

Grand Forks, ND-MN

5.00

Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

4.66

Western Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

4.61

Eastern Montana nonmetropolitan area

4.58

Rapid City, SD

4.54

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

4.23

Cape Girardeau-Jackson, MO-IL

4.10

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

3.78
Areas with the highest location quotient for Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

44.58

North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, FL

40.90

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

14.91

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

9.89

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

4.90

Lexington-Fayette, KY

3.46

Edison-New Brunswick, NJ Metropolitan Division

2.38

Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO

1.66

Honolulu, HI

1.65

Akron, OH

0.98
Areas with the highest location quotient for Musicians and Singers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

6.19

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

5.23

Naples-Marco Island, FL

5.19

Binghamton, NY

5.02

Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, CA

3.85

Utica-Rome, NY

3.78

Appleton, WI

3.58

Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area

3.28

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

3.14

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

3.04
Areas with the highest location quotient for Music Directors and Composers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Sheboygan, WI

5.75

Eastern Montana nonmetropolitan area

5.57

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

5.42

Missoula, MT

5.18

Pocatello, ID

4.94

Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area

4.84

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

4.37

Rochester, NY

3.97

Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area

3.90

North Idaho nonmetropolitan area

3.75
Areas with the highest location quotient for Choreographers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Casper, WY

23.95

Modesto, CA

8.21

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

6.48

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

6.18

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

5.54

Fort Wayne, IN

5.16

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

5.04

Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ

4.08

Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH

4.04

Wichita, KS

3.48
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dancers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

24.34

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

22.40

Honolulu, HI

11.52

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

11.35

Provo-Orem, UT

5.83

Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC

5.51

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

4.54

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

4.26

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

3.55

Salt Lake City, UT

2.81
Areas with the highest location quotient for Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

19.63

Boulder, CO

14.12

Appleton, WI

13.07

Tallahassee, FL

8.53

East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

6.79

Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area

6.52

Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, CA

6.14

Kansas nonmetropolitan area

4.85

Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area

4.46

Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area

4.43
Areas with the highest location quotient for Coaches and Scouts, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

4.87

Lawrence, KS

4.33

Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

4.13

Flint, MI

4.00

Southeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

3.88

Western Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.49

Eastern Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.33

Abilene, TX

3.27

Missoula, MT

3.23

Muncie, IN

3.21
Areas with the highest location quotient for Athletes and Sports Competitors, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL

11.81

Port St. Lucie, FL

8.26

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

6.85

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

6.25

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

5.95

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

5.95

Naples-Marco Island, FL

5.38

Ann Arbor, MI

5.24

Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ

3.99

Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC

3.63
Areas with the highest location quotient for Producers and Directors, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

7.63

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

4.04

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

2.68

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

1.99

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

1.90

Medford, OR

1.90

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

1.75

Springfield, MA-CT

1.72

Lansing-East Lansing, MI

1.66

Framingham, MA NECTA Division

1.60
Areas with the highest location quotient for Actors, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Newark-Union, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division

6.58

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

5.18

New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA

4.60

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

2.29

Central New York nonmetropolitan area

1.52

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

1.16

Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division

1.11

Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

0.89

Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

0.88

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division

0.67
Areas with the highest location quotient for Designers, All Other, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Champaign-Urbana, IL

8.47

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

7.15

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

5.66

Green Bay, WI

4.07

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

3.95

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

3.47

Lake County-Kenosha County, IL-WI Metropolitan Division

3.14

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

3.12

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division

2.52

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

2.46
Areas with the highest location quotient for Set and Exhibit Designers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

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

5.20

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

4.77

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

2.87

Greensboro-High Point, NC

2.83

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

2.67

Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Division

2.61

San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA

2.41

Lancaster, PA

2.20

Salt Lake City, UT

1.94

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

1.91
Areas with the highest location quotient for Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Rapid City, SD

7.75

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

5.64

Anchorage, AK

5.51

Anniston-Oxford, AL

3.71

New Bedford, MA

3.55

Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, ME

3.31

Bismarck, ND

3.20

Auburn-Opelika, AL

3.09

Taunton-Norton-Raynham, MA NECTA Division

2.93

Sioux Falls, SD

2.92
Areas with the highest location quotient for Interior Designers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

5.58

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

3.37

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

3.07

Northwestern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

2.89

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

2.73

Winston-Salem, NC

2.59

Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

2.48

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

2.34

Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area

2.08

Naples-Marco Island, FL

2.06
Areas with the highest location quotient for Graphic Designers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

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

2.06

Boulder, CO

1.98

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

1.92

Lancaster, PA

1.86

Manhattan, KS

1.84

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

1.79

Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, CA

1.78

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

1.66

Provo-Orem, UT

1.58

North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

1.58
Areas with the highest location quotient for Floral Designers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Northwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

3.81

Kokomo, IN

3.71

Southcentral Idaho nonmetropolitan area

3.28

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.13

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.08

Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area

2.84

North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

2.67

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

2.65

Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area

2.64

East Idaho nonmetropolitan area

2.64
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fashion Designers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

5.78

Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

3.28

Columbus, OH

2.94

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

2.45

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

2.10

Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, ME

2.09

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division

1.69

Nassau-Suffolk, NY Metropolitan Division

1.34

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

1.18

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

1.17
Areas with the highest location quotient for Commercial and Industrial Designers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division

10.18

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

8.69

Wausau, WI

5.93

North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area

5.73

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

5.20

Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Division

4.63

Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

4.36

Holland-Grand Haven, MI

4.25

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

4.13

Appleton, WI

3.33
Areas with the highest location quotient for Artists and Related Workers, All Other, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

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

11.94

Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, MD Metropolitan Division

6.15

Kansas City, MO-KS

4.09

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA

2.52

Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY

2.51

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

2.02

St. Louis, MO-IL

1.61

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

1.58

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division

1.46

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division

1.16
Areas with the highest location quotient for Multimedia Artists and Animators, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division

6.98

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

5.98

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

5.94

Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Division

3.06

Madison, WI

2.36

Eugene-Springfield, OR

2.25

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

2.19

Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX

2.18

Honolulu, HI

2.10

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

2.08
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

8.40

Provo-Orem, UT

5.58

San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA

4.50

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

4.26

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division

3.38

Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division

3.24

Gainesville, FL

3.23

Framingham, MA NECTA Division

2.44

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

2.37

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

2.10
Areas with the highest location quotient for Craft Artists, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

15.91

Springfield, MO

5.73

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL

5.19

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

3.54

Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

3.32

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

2.37

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

2.09

Salt Lake City, UT

1.88

San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA

1.80

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA

1.75
Areas with the highest location quotient for Art Directors, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

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

4.46

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

4.22

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

3.19

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

3.07

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division

2.33

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

2.26

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division

2.12

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

2.02

Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

1.87

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

1.84
Areas with the highest location quotient for Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

2.62

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.10

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

2.09

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

2.01

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

1.75

Lawrence, KS

1.72

Boulder, CO

1.70

Muncie, IN

1.61

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

1.51

Bloomington-Normal, IL

1.49
Areas with the highest location quotient for Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Gainesville, FL

10.36

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, CA

9.65

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

8.34

Chico, CA

8.30

Visalia-Porterville, CA

5.95

Elizabethtown, KY

5.78

Louisville-Jefferson County, KY-IN

5.69

North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

5.65

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

5.12

Salem, OR

4.76
Areas with the highest location quotient for Teacher Assistants, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

3.01

North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.98

Eastern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

2.94

South Western Utah nonmetropolitan area

2.75

Kingston, NY

2.65

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

2.43

Central Washington nonmetropolitan area

2.40

Redding, CA

2.40

Northwestern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

2.39

Railbelt / Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area

2.36
Areas with the highest location quotient for Instructional Coordinators, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Ann Arbor, MI

5.39

North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

5.14

Flagstaff, AZ

4.89

Warner Robins, GA

3.46

Auburn-Opelika, AL

3.21

West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

3.16

Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

2.82

Tallahassee, FL

2.75

Wichita Falls, TX

2.72

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL

2.49
Areas with the highest location quotient for Farm and Home Management Advisors, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Lexington-Fayette, KY

31.76

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

24.25

North Idaho nonmetropolitan area

22.04

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

11.22

Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area

9.63

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

9.11

Kansas nonmetropolitan area

9.10

Manhattan, KS

8.00

Western Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

7.48

Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area

7.30
Areas with the highest location quotient for Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

9.93

Rochester, NY

6.41

Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, MD Metropolitan Division

5.54

Trenton-Ewing, NJ

4.59

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division

3.75

Stockton, CA

3.49

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

3.45

Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

3.28

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

2.90

Oklahoma City, OK

2.79
Areas with the highest location quotient for Library Technicians, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

6.02

Southeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

5.48

Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

5.31

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

4.65

Western Colorado nonmetropolitan area

4.34

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

4.13

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

3.52

Northwestern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

3.36

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

3.28

Lawrence, KS

3.26
Areas with the highest location quotient for Librarians, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area 2

6.69

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area 1

6.45

North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

4.87

Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

3.38

Guayama, PR

3.35

Aguadilla-Isabela-San Sebastian, PR

3.28

Ponce, PR

3.13

Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

3.06

Eastern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

2.94

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

2.94
Areas with the highest location quotient for Museum Technicians and Conservators, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Northwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

12.81

Santa Fe, NM

11.89

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

6.50

St. Louis, MO-IL

6.16

East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

4.38

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

3.93

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

2.88

Kansas City, MO-KS

2.72

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division

2.27

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

2.21
Areas with the highest location quotient for Curators, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Northwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

10.42

Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

9.13

Santa Fe, NM

7.76

Pueblo, CO

6.88

Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.23

Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area

4.11

Boulder, CO

4.03

New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA

3.78

Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.72

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division

3.20
Areas with the highest location quotient for Archivists, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, SC

10.28

Montgomery, AL

6.79

Columbia, SC

4.94

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

3.31

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA

3.01

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

2.88

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR

2.64

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division

2.00

Oklahoma City, OK

1.64

Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division

1.56
Areas with the highest location quotient for Teachers and Instructors, All Other*, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

5.99

Yauco, PR

5.96

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area 2

5.25

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area 1

5.21

Champaign-Urbana, IL

4.73

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

4.64

Aguadilla-Isabela-San Sebastian, PR

4.64

Salinas, CA

4.13

North Idaho nonmetropolitan area

4.00

Hinesville-Fort Stewart, GA

3.49
Areas with the highest location quotient for Self-Enrichment Education Teachers, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area

4.81

Hattiesburg, MS

3.76

Fayetteville, NC

3.73

North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.47

North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

3.35

Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

3.35

Warner Robins, GA

3.21

Kingston, NY

3.16

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

3.16

Trenton-Ewing, NJ

3.09
Areas with the highest location quotient for Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Pine Bluff, AR

11.60

Northwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

9.22

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

5.75

Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area

4.99

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

4.89

Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY

4.48

Bellingham, WA

4.40

Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.27

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

4.26

Richmond, VA

3.94
Areas with the highest location quotient for Special Education Teachers, Secondary School, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Rockford, IL

5.03

Ocean City, NJ

3.53

San Angelo, TX

3.11

Great Falls, MT

3.02

Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

2.70

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

2.52

Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, NJ

2.50

Rochester, NY

2.45

Utica-Rome, NY

2.43

Rocky Mount, NC

2.43
Areas with the highest location quotient for Special Education Teachers, Middle School, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Springfield, OH

5.08

Steubenville-Weirton, OH-WV

4.89

Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

3.49

Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner, MA

3.31

Kingston, NY

3.23

Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, MD Metropolitan Division

3.12

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

3.00

Framingham, MA NECTA Division

2.87

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

2.77

Las Cruces, NM

2.67
Areas with the highest location quotient for Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary School*, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Ponce, PR

4.26

New Iberia nonmetropolitan area

3.23

Hammond nonmetropolitan area

2.70

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

2.61

North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

2.61

Aguadilla-Isabela-San Sebastian, PR

2.60

Cape Girardeau-Jackson, MO-IL

2.58

Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area

2.57

North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

2.50

North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.48
Areas with the highest location quotient for Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

5.93

North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

4.81

Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

4.39

Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area

4.28

New Bedford, MA

4.24

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

4.15

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.95

Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area

3.91

Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area

3.85

Waterbury, CT

3.82
Areas with the highest location quotient for Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area 1

9.81

San German-Cabo Rojo, PR

5.19

Ponce, PR

3.85

Eastern Montana nonmetropolitan area

2.86

Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area

2.76

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

2.76

Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area

2.60

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

2.47

Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area

2.40

Waterbury, CT

2.39
Areas with the highest location quotient for Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Monroe, MI

20.06

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA

11.37

Valdosta, GA

5.92

North Arizona nonmetropolitan area

4.83

Prescott, AZ

4.74

Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area

4.68

Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

3.80

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

3.76

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

3.72

Winston-Salem, NC

3.56
Areas with the highest location quotient for Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Hinesville-Fort Stewart, GA

3.44

Valdosta, GA

2.96

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

2.87

Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area

2.82

Danville, IL

2.79

New Bedford, MA

2.72

Morristown, TN

2.70

Northwestern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

2.44

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

2.43

Kankakee-Bradley, IL

2.41
Areas with the highest location quotient for Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area 1

9.24

Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area 2

8.87

Aguadilla-Isabela-San Sebastian, PR

5.13

San German-Cabo Rojo, PR

5.10

Guayama, PR

5.09

Fajardo, PR

3.67

Ponce, PR

3.59

Merced, CA

2.75

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

2.64

Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area

2.37
Areas with the highest location quotient for Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area

3.93

Merced, CA

3.78

Visalia-Porterville, CA

3.08

Auburn-Opelika, AL

2.97

Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area

2.88

Decatur, AL

2.86

Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.78

Palm Coast, FL

2.74

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

2.64

Johnstown, PA

2.54
Areas with the highest location quotient for Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Guayama, PR

3.48

Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, MA NECTA Division

2.64

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

2.46

Lawton, OK

2.45

Bloomington-Normal, IL

2.43

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

2.31

Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, MA-NH NECTA Division

2.26

Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division

2.11

Lawrence-Methuen-Salem, MA-NH NECTA Division

2.05

Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area

2.03
Areas with the highest location quotient for Postsecondary Teachers, All Other, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Ponce, PR

10.46

North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area

7.18

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, CA

6.19

Flint, MI

5.96

San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, PR

4.10

Medford, OR

4.03

Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

3.76

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

3.70

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

3.63

Fresno, CA

3.58
Areas with the highest location quotient for Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Mayaguez, PR

6.41

Guayama, PR

5.34

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

4.66

Lawton, OK

4.10

Pueblo, CO

3.97

Ponce, PR

3.83

Waco, TX

3.78

Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.37

Danville, VA

3.29

Provo-Orem, UT

3.13
Areas with the highest location quotient for Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Salisbury, MD

6.30

Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

5.01

Provo-Orem, UT

4.44

Spokane, WA

4.01

Utica-Rome, NY

3.76

Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area

3.45

Greensboro-High Point, NC

3.36

Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

2.87

Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area

2.80

North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.77
Areas with the highest location quotient for Home Economics Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

5.44

Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division

2.19

Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA

1.97

Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ

1.57

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

0.98

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

0.70

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division

0.59

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA

0.46
Areas with the highest location quotient for Graduate Teaching Assistants, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

College Station-Bryan, TX

28.51

Ann Arbor, MI

22.41

North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

13.06

Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area

5.70

Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area

5.64

Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, SC

2.92

Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area

2.85

North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

2.54

Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX

2.01

Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

1.83
Areas with the highest location quotient for Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

8.40

Abilene, TX

6.79

Mankato-North Mankato, MN

4.58

Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area

3.67

Springfield, MA-CT

3.61

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

3.48

Ann Arbor, MI

3.45

Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.37

Manchester, NH

3.27

Spokane, WA

3.21
Areas with the highest location quotient for History Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

7.80

Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

5.82

Salisbury, MD

4.82

Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area

4.51

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

4.18

Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna, WV-OH

3.86

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

3.81

Lexington-Fayette, KY

3.22

West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

3.07

Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.01
Areas with the highest location quotient for Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

16.77

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

4.18

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

3.61

Grand Forks, ND-MN

3.52

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

3.44

Champaign-Urbana, IL

3.10

Trenton-Ewing, NJ

2.84

Honolulu, HI

2.64

Springfield, MA-CT

2.53

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

2.41
Areas with the highest location quotient for English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Ann Arbor, MI

10.64

North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

9.05

Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

6.26

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

4.31

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

4.07

Salisbury, MD

3.97

Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.55

Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, CA

3.26

Bowling Green, KY

3.06

Terre Haute, IN

3.04
Areas with the highest location quotient for Communications Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Flagstaff, AZ

4.66

Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

4.39

Toledo, OH

4.09

Tallahassee, FL

3.62

Gainesville, FL

3.22

Provo-Orem, UT

3.13

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

2.61

Springfield, MO

2.53

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

2.36

Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ

2.24
Areas with the highest location quotient for Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

11.26

Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.48

Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

3.95

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division

3.21

Provo-Orem, UT

3.06

Manhattan, KS

2.76

Manchester, NH

2.56

New Haven, CT

2.53

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

2.46

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

2.45
Areas with the highest location quotient for Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

5.87

Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

4.91

Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area

4.22

Lexington-Fayette, KY

3.50

Springfield, MA-CT

3.14

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA

2.95

Richmond, VA

2.93

Greensboro-High Point, NC

2.73

Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY

2.24

Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

2.20
Areas with the highest location quotient for Law Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

6.69

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

4.63

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division

4.54

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

4.01

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

2.99

Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN

2.42

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

2.06

Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, SC

2.06

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

1.89

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

1.78
Areas with the highest location quotient for Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

12.69

Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

9.24

Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area

7.02

Utica-Rome, NY

6.28

Terre Haute, IN

5.12

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

4.86

Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.38

Greensboro-High Point, NC

4.24

Provo-Orem, UT

4.14

Fresno, CA

4.03
Areas with the highest location quotient for Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Nassau-Suffolk, NY Metropolitan Division

4.77

Providence-Fall River-Warwick, RI-MA

3.16

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

2.82

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

1.85

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

1.69

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

1.67

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division

1.62

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

1.57

Pittsburgh, PA

1.36

Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division

0.94
Areas with the highest location quotient for Education Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

6.69

Flagstaff, AZ

4.84

Tuscaloosa, AL

4.63

Salisbury, MD

4.58

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

4.40

Bloomington-Normal, IL

4.12

Valdosta, GA

4.00

Trenton-Ewing, NJ

4.00

Jackson, TN

3.87

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

3.62
Areas with the highest location quotient for Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

6.61

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

4.15

Albany, GA

3.97

Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

3.95

North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area

3.36

Pine Bluff, AR

3.33

Terre Haute, IN

3.22

Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area

3.14

Waterbury, CT

3.08

Bowling Green, KY

3.08
Areas with the highest location quotient for Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Gainesville, FL

18.04

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

13.34

Ann Arbor, MI

9.87

College Station-Bryan, TX

4.84

Madison, WI

4.45

Lansing-East Lansing, MI

4.45

Lexington-Fayette, KY

4.40

Baltimore-Towson, MD

2.83

Rochester, NY

2.69

Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division

2.27
Areas with the highest location quotient for Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.59

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

3.32

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

2.91

San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, PR

2.87

Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA

2.45

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

1.86

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

1.80

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

1.80

Jacksonville, FL

1.68

San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA

1.42
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Salisbury, MD

14.01

Manhattan, KS

8.70

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC

5.25

Bloomington-Normal, IL

3.19

Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.01

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA

2.77

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

2.74

Fayetteville, NC

2.72

Tyler, TX

2.59

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

2.56
Areas with the highest location quotient for Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

5.34

Manhattan, KS

4.44

Flagstaff, AZ

3.76

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

3.54

Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.44

Terre Haute, IN

3.27

Tallahassee, FL

2.74

Jackson, TN

2.59

Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area

2.55

Honolulu, HI

2.54
Areas with the highest location quotient for Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

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

3.93

Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area

3.50

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

3.02

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

2.73

Duluth, MN-WI

2.36

Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area

2.26

Springfield, MO

2.25

Lexington-Fayette, KY

2.08

Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

2.06

Pittsburgh, PA

2.05
Areas with the highest location quotient for Geography Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Baton Rouge, LA

3.65

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

3.63

Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX

3.25

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA

2.99

Honolulu, HI

2.19

Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ

1.67

Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH

1.62

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

1.61

Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO

1.59

Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division

1.51
Areas with the highest location quotient for Economics Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, MA NECTA Division

3.57

Lexington-Fayette, KY

3.54

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

3.22

Worcester, MA-CT

2.97

Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area

2.93

West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

2.75

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division

2.54

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

2.47

New Haven, CT

2.32

Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

2.18
Areas with the highest location quotient for Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Flagstaff, AZ

8.76

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division

3.91

Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ

3.11

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

3.10

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

2.64

Richmond, VA

2.50

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA

2.43

Lexington-Fayette, KY

2.16

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

2.02

Columbus, OH

1.98
Areas with the highest location quotient for Anthropology and Archeology Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

5.98

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

4.89

New Haven, CT

4.01

Lexington-Fayette, KY

2.93

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

2.22

Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Division

2.01

Honolulu, HI

1.94

Rochester, NY

1.89

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

1.70

San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA

1.60
Areas with the highest location quotient for Physics Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

38.95

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

3.61

Provo-Orem, UT

3.09

Lexington-Fayette, KY

2.91

Lincoln, NE

2.74

Rochester, NY

2.73

Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

2.61

Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

2.51

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

2.41

New Haven, CT

2.24
Areas with the highest location quotient for Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

8.71

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

7.30

Syracuse, NY

4.27

Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ

4.09

Nassau-Suffolk, NY Metropolitan Division

2.98

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

2.50

Baltimore-Towson, MD

2.42

Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division

2.03

Columbus, OH

2.03

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division

1.63
Areas with the highest location quotient for Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

13.49

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

9.47

Salisbury, MD

4.42

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

4.23

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

3.85

La Crosse, WI-MN

3.45

Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

2.85

Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area

2.76

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

2.57

Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area

2.31
Areas with the highest location quotient for Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

3.04

Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

2.77

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

2.47

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

2.46

Providence-Fall River-Warwick, RI-MA

2.04

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

2.02

Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division

1.94

Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ

1.80

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division

1.72

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

1.69
Areas with the highest location quotient for Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division

2.40
Areas with the highest location quotient for Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

11.54

Odessa, TX

8.93

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

4.25

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

4.16

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

3.90

Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

3.86

Salisbury, MD

3.17

Provo-Orem, UT

3.06

Honolulu, HI

2.90

Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area

2.69
Areas with the highest location quotient for Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

South Georgia nonmetropolitan area

8.34

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

7.91

Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area

7.72

Lexington-Fayette, KY

6.79

Madison, WI

6.39

Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area

2.48

Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division

2.31

Kansas nonmetropolitan area

1.35

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

1.11

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

0.93
Areas with the highest location quotient for Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

36.53

Lansing-East Lansing, MI

7.86

Terre Haute, IN

6.74

Lincoln, NE

3.48

Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

3.30

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

2.80

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

2.64

Dayton, OH

2.56

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

2.39

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

2.31
Areas with the highest location quotient for Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Lansing-East Lansing, MI

14.75

Providence-Fall River-Warwick, RI-MA

5.71

Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO

2.54

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division

1.96

Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ

1.88

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

1.85

Pittsburgh, PA

1.84

Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY

1.59

Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division

1.55

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

1.40
Areas with the highest location quotient for Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

9.24

Ann Arbor, MI

5.73

Salisbury, MD

4.67

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

4.25

Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.19

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

3.99

Gainesville, GA

3.65

Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

3.54

Terre Haute, IN

3.21

Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.04
Areas with the highest location quotient for Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Ann Arbor, MI

16.53

North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

15.34

Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna, WV-OH

4.49

Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

4.36

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

4.13

Provo-Orem, UT

4.02

Bowling Green, KY

3.69

Western New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.24

Terre Haute, IN

3.07

Tuscaloosa, AL

3.04
Areas with the highest location quotient for Business Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2011
Area Location Quotient

Ann Arbor, MI

6.91

New Haven, CT

5.72

Anchorage