Employment by state and metropolitan area, July 2013

August 29, 2013

From July 2012 to July 2013, 319 metropolitan areas had increases in nonfarm payroll employment, 48 had decreases, and 5 had no change. The largest over-the-year percentage gain in employment occurred in Winchester, Virginia-West Virginia. (+7.4 percent), followed by Midland, Texas (+6.2 percent), and Naples-Marco Island, Florida. (+5.7 percent).

Over-the-year percent change in nonfarm employment, states and metropolitan areas, not seasonally adjusted, July 2012–July 2013

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Employees on nonfarm payrolls by state and metropolitan area
StateAreaChange from July 2012 to July 2013

Alabama

Alabama1.0

Alabama

Anniston-Oxford-0.4

Alabama

Auburn-Opelika1.8

Alabama

Birmingham-Hoover0.3

Alabama

Decatur1.7

Alabama

Dothan1.6

Alabama

Florence-Muscle Shoals2.0

Alabama

Gadsden1.7

Alabama

Huntsville0.0

Alabama

Mobile0.7

Alabama

Montgomery1.0

Alabama

Tuscaloosa3.4

Alaska

Alaska-0.3

Alaska

Anchorage1.2

Alaska

Fairbanks1.0

Arizona

Arizona2.8

Arizona

Flagstaff2.4

Arizona

Lake Havasu City-Kingman-0.9

Arizona

Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale3.1

Arizona

Prescott-0.6

Arizona

Tucson2.4

Arizona

Yuma-1.2

Arkansas

Arkansas1.3

Arkansas

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers5.2

Arkansas

Fort Smith2.5

Arkansas

Hot Springs0.5

Arkansas

Jonesboro4.6

Arkansas

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway2.4

Arkansas

Pine Bluff-1.1

California

California1.7

California

Bakersfield-Delano1.3

California

Chico1.3

California

El Centro3.4

California

Fresno1.7

California

Hanford-Corcoran1.4

California

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana1.7

California

Madera-Chowchilla2.1

California

Merced1.7

California

Modesto1.0

California

Napa4.4

California

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura1.8

California

Redding0.2

California

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario0.4

California

Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville0.7

California

Salinas1.0

California

San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos1.6

California

San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont1.5

California

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara2.9

California

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles2.7

California

Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta1.9

California

Santa Cruz-Watsonville5.4

California

Santa Rosa-Petaluma0.6

California

Stockton2.1

California

Vallejo-Fairfield2.8

California

Visalia-Porterville2.1

California

Yuba City3.0

Colorado

Colorado2.7

Colorado

Boulder2.4

Colorado

Colorado Springs1.1

Colorado

Denver-Aurora-Broomfield2.7

Colorado

Fort Collins-Loveland2.6

Colorado

Grand Junction0.8

Colorado

Greeley1.9

Colorado

Pueblo1.2

Connecticut

Connecticut1.5

Connecticut

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk1.8

Connecticut

Danbury1.8

Connecticut

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford1.9

Connecticut

New Haven0.8

Connecticut

Norwich-New London-0.8

Connecticut

Waterbury-0.6

Delaware

Delaware2.2

Delaware

Dover1.1

District of Columbia

District of Columbia0.2

District of Columbia

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria1.7

Florida

Florida2.1

Florida

Cape Coral-Fort Myers1.4

Florida

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin3.5

Florida

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach1.7

Florida

Gainesville2.7

Florida

Jacksonville3.0

Florida

Lakeland-Winter Haven0.4

Florida

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach1.7

Florida

Naples-Marco Island5.7

Florida

North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota0.9

Florida

Ocala3.2

Florida

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford2.3

Florida

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville1.6

Florida

Palm Coast-1.5

Florida

Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach-2.8

Florida

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent1.2

Florida

Port St Lucie2.4

Florida

Punta Gorda1.7

Florida

Sebastian-Vero Beach3.2

Florida

Tallahassee2.5

Florida

Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater3.7

Georgia

Georgia2.9

Georgia

Albany0.3

Georgia

Athens-Clarke County2.3

Georgia

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta3.1

Georgia

Augusta-Richmond County2.1

Georgia

Brunswick0.5

Georgia

Columbus0.7

Georgia

Dalton0.3

Georgia

Gainesville1.5

Georgia

Hinesville-Fort Stewart1.0

Georgia

Macon1.5

Georgia

Rome0.3

Georgia

Savannah0.4

Georgia

Valdosta1.3

Georgia

Warner Robins0.0

Hawaii

Hawaii1.3

Hawaii

Honolulu1.1

Idaho

Idaho2.7

Idaho

Boise City-Nampa2.9

Idaho

Coeur d’Alene2.4

Idaho

Idaho Falls1.6

Idaho

Lewiston0.8

Idaho

Pocatello0.9

Illinois

Illinois1.1

Illinois

Bloomington-Normal-0.6

Illinois

Champaign-Urbana2.4

Illinois

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville1.6

Illinois

Danville-1.4

Illinois

Davenport-Moline-Rock Island0.2

Illinois

Decatur-4.0

Illinois

Kankakee-Bradley0.5

Illinois

Peoria-2.0

Illinois

Rockford-0.5

Illinois

Springfield-0.2

Indiana

Indiana2.1

Indiana

Anderson2.8

Indiana

Bloomington-0.1

Indiana

Columbus3.3

Indiana

Elkhart-Goshen1.2

Indiana

Evansville0.5

Indiana

Fort Wayne0.4

Indiana

Indianapolis-Carmel2.0

Indiana

Kokomo1.9

Indiana

Lafayette2.4

Indiana

Michigan City-La Porte-1.2

Indiana

Muncie0.4

Indiana

South Bend-Mishawaka-0.8

Indiana

Terre Haute1.7

Iowa

Iowa1.6

Iowa

Ames0.9

Iowa

Cedar Rapids0.6

Iowa

Des Moines-West Des Moines2.9

Iowa

Dubuque1.4

Iowa

Iowa City1.7

Iowa

Sioux City2.9

Iowa

Waterloo-Cedar Falls2.3

Kansas

Kansas1.6

Kansas

Lawrence1.7

Kansas

Manhattan3.2

Kansas

Topeka0.8

Kansas

Wichita0.9

Kentucky

Kentucky1.2

Kentucky

Bowling Green0.2

Kentucky

Elizabethtown-0.6

Kentucky

Lexington-Fayette4.5

Kentucky

Louisville-Jefferson County2.3

Kentucky

Owensboro2.3

Louisiana

Louisiana1.5

Louisiana

Alexandria0.3

Louisiana

Baton Rouge1.7

Louisiana

Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux2.5

Louisiana

Lafayette2.7

Louisiana

Lake Charles3.2

Louisiana

Monroe-0.1

Louisiana

New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner0.8

Louisiana

Shreveport-Bossier City-1.3

Maine

Maine1.1

Maine

Bangor0.6

Maine

Lewiston-Auburn0.8

Maine

Portland-South Portland-Biddeford1.6

Maryland

Maryland1.8

Maryland

Baltimore-Towson1.9

Maryland

Cumberland0.0

Maryland

Hagerstown-Martinsburg0.8

Maryland

Salisbury-2.1

Massachusetts

Massachusetts1.7

Massachusetts

Barnstable Town1.1

Massachusetts

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy2.4

Massachusetts

Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner-0.4

Massachusetts

New Bedford2.1

Massachusetts

Pittsfield1.4

Massachusetts

Springfield-0.9

Massachusetts

Worcester1.4

Michigan

Michigan1.8

Michigan

Ann Arbor1.7

Michigan

Battle Creek0.7

Michigan

Bay City0.5

Michigan

Detroit-Warren-Livonia0.7

Michigan

Flint1.2

Michigan

Grand Rapids-Wyoming5.0

Michigan

Holland-Grand Haven2.7

Michigan

Jackson0.4

Michigan

Kalamazoo-Portage1.0

Michigan

Lansing-East Lansing0.0

Michigan

Monroe-1.8

Michigan

Muskegon-Norton Shores3.7

Michigan

Niles-Benton Harbor-0.5

Michigan

Saginaw-Saginaw Township North-1.1

Minnesota

Minnesota2.6

Minnesota

Duluth0.7

Minnesota

Mankato-North Mankato1.9

Minnesota

Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington3.7

Minnesota

Rochester0.6

Minnesota

St Cloud3.1

Mississippi

Mississippi2.3

Mississippi

Gulfport-Biloxi-0.8

Mississippi

Hattiesburg1.2

Mississippi

Jackson1.3

Mississippi

Pascagoula4.1

Missouri

Missouri1.6

Missouri

Cape Girardeau-Jackson1.2

Missouri

Columbia2.0

Missouri

Jefferson City0.4

Missouri

Joplin0.5

Missouri

Kansas City1.4

Missouri

St Joseph2.3

Missouri

St Louis11.0

Missouri

Springfield2.2

Montana

Montana2.0

Montana

Billings2.2

Montana

Great Falls0.6

Montana

Missoula1.3

Nebraska

Nebraska1.1

Nebraska

Lincoln1.9

Nebraska

Omaha-Council Bluffs1.0

Nevada

Nevada1.1

Nevada

Carson City-1.4

Nevada

Las Vegas-Paradise1.6

Nevada

Reno-Sparks-0.3

New Hampshire

New Hampshire1.3

New Hampshire

Manchester0.9

New Hampshire

Portsmouth1.7

New Hampshire

Rochester-Dover1.7

New Jersey

New Jersey2.3

New Jersey

Atlantic City-Hammonton1.8

New Jersey

Ocean City-1.7

New Jersey

Trenton-Ewing2.7

New Jersey

Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton1.8

New Mexico

New Mexico1.1

New Mexico

Albuquerque2.0

New Mexico

Farmington0.4

New Mexico

Las Cruces0.4

New Mexico

Santa Fe-0.6

New York

New York1.4

New York

Albany-Schenectady-Troy1.0

New York

Binghamton-0.5

New York

Buffalo-Niagara Falls1.2

New York

Elmira-0.5

New York

Glens Falls0.5

New York

Ithaca2.4

New York

Kingston0.3

New York

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island2.2

New York

Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown0.1

New York

Rochester0.1

New York

Syracuse1.3

New York

Utica-Rome0.7

North Carolina

North Carolina1.8

North Carolina

Asheville3.1

North Carolina

Burlington3.0

North Carolina

Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill2.7

North Carolina

Durham-Chapel Hill0.8

North Carolina

Fayetteville1.3

North Carolina

Goldsboro2.4

North Carolina

Greensboro-High Point1.2

North Carolina

Greenville2.3

North Carolina

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton0.5

North Carolina

Jacksonville1.9

North Carolina

Raleigh-Cary1.0

North Carolina

Rocky Mount0.0

North Carolina

Wilmington2.0

North Carolina

Winston-Salem1.3

North Dakota

North Dakota3.2

North Dakota

Bismarck3.0

North Dakota

Fargo3.2

North Dakota

Grand Forks1.1

Ohio

Ohio1.0

Ohio

Akron2.5

Ohio

Canton-Massillon2.0

Ohio

Cincinnati-Middletown1.4

Ohio

Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor-0.4

Ohio

Columbus1.7

Ohio

Dayton0.4

Ohio

Lima-0.6

Ohio

Mansfield-1.5

Ohio

Sandusky1.5

Ohio

Springfield0.0

Ohio

Steubenville-Weirton-1.8

Ohio

Toledo1.9

Ohio

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman1.1

Oklahoma

Oklahoma0.8

Oklahoma

Lawton0.7

Oklahoma

Oklahoma City3.1

Oklahoma

Tulsa1.8

Oregon

Oregon1.8

Oregon

Bend0.5

Oregon

Corvallis2.5

Oregon

Eugene-Springfield-0.2

Oregon

Medford0.5

Oregon

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro2.4

Oregon

Salem1.4

Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania0.6

Pennsylvania

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton3.0

Pennsylvania

Altoona0.8

Pennsylvania

Erie0.8

Pennsylvania

Harrisburg-Carlisle0.2

Pennsylvania

Johnstown0.9

Pennsylvania

Lancaster1.8

Pennsylvania

Lebanon0.4

Pennsylvania

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington1.2

Pennsylvania

Pittsburgh1.5

Pennsylvania

Reading1.4

Pennsylvania

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre1.2

Pennsylvania

State College0.7

Pennsylvania

Williamsport1.3

Pennsylvania

York-Hanover0.6

Rhode Island

Rhode Island0.7

Rhode Island

Providence-Fall River-Warwick1.0

South Carolina

South Carolina2.2

South Carolina

Anderson2.2

South Carolina

Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville1.9

South Carolina

Columbia2.6

South Carolina

Florence0.2

South Carolina

Greenville-Mauldin-Easley1.7

South Carolina

Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway1.9

South Carolina

Spartanburg1.4

South Carolina

Sumter1.4

South Dakota

South Dakota1.7

South Dakota

Rapid City1.4

South Dakota

Sioux Falls2.2

Tennessee

Tennessee1.8

Tennessee

Chattanooga1.3

Tennessee

Clarksville1.1

Tennessee

Cleveland0.9

Tennessee

Jackson1.3

Tennessee

Johnson City-0.5

Tennessee

Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol0.9

Tennessee

Knoxville2.8

Tennessee

Memphis1.2

Tennessee

Morristown-1.1

Tennessee

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin4.0

Texas

Texas2.8

Texas

Abilene2.1

Texas

Amarillo1.5

Texas

Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos3.5

Texas

Beaumont-Port Arthur1.3

Texas

Brownsville-Harlingen1.7

Texas

College Station-Bryan2.0

Texas

Corpus Christi3.7

Texas

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington3.7

Texas

El Paso0.9

Texas

Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown3.6

Texas

Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood1.5

Texas

Laredo2.7

Texas

Longview2.6

Texas

Lubbock2.7

Texas

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission1.8

Texas

Midland6.2

Texas

Odessa5.2

Texas

San Angelo2.8

Texas

San Antonio-New Braunfels1.4

Texas

Sherman-Denison1.4

Texas

Texarkana1.8

Texas

Tyler0.1

Texas

Victoria2.1

Texas

Waco2.1

Texas

Wichita Falls0.0

Utah

Utah3.5

Utah

Logan1.2

Utah

Ogden-Clearfield2.5

Utah

Provo-Orem4.1

Utah

St George3.5

Utah

Salt Lake City4.2

Vermont

Vermont1.6

Vermont

Burlington-South Burlington1.2

Virginia

Virginia1.5

Virginia

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford3.2

Virginia

Charlottesville-2.9

Virginia

Danville1.8

Virginia

Harrisonburg2.8

Virginia

Lynchburg0.6

Virginia

Richmond0.8

Virginia

Roanoke1.3

Virginia

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News2.8

Virginia

Winchester7.4

Washington

Washington2.4

Washington

Bellingham0.2

Washington

Bremerton-Silverdale-0.6

Washington

Kennewick-Pasco-Richland1.2

Washington

Longview-1.1

Washington

Mount Vernon-Anacortes0.9

Washington

Olympia1.2

Washington

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue3.0

Washington

Spokane2.4

Washington

Wenatchee-East Wenatchee2.5

Washington

Yakima1.8

West Virginia

West Virginia1.0

West Virginia

Charleston0.5

West Virginia

Huntington-Ashland-0.1

West Virginia

Morgantown3.5

West Virginia

Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna0.9

West Virginia

Wheeling0.5

Wisconsin

Wisconsin1.5

Wisconsin

Appleton3.1

Wisconsin

Eau Claire2.2

Wisconsin

Fond du Lac3.3

Wisconsin

Green Bay2.1

Wisconsin

Janesville1.1

Wisconsin

La Crosse2.2

Wisconsin

Madison0.7

Wisconsin

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis1.0

Wisconsin

Oshkosh-Neenah1.8

Wisconsin

Racine-0.8

Wisconsin

Sheboygan-0.5

Wisconsin

Wausau0.2

Wyoming

Wyoming1.5

Wyoming

Casper0.7

Wyoming

Cheyenne5.3

Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico-3.7

Puerto Rico

Aguadilla-Isabela-San Sebastian-1.9

Puerto Rico

Fajardo-1.3

Puerto Rico

Guayama3.8

Puerto Rico

Mayaguez-10.7

Puerto Rico

Ponce-4.1

Puerto Rico

San German-Cabo Rojo-6.8

Puerto Rico

San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo-3.6

Puerto Rico

Yauco-7.4

Virgin Islands

Virgin Islands-2.0

AlabamaAlaskaArizonaArkansasCaliforniaColoradoConnecticutDelawareDistrict of ColumbiaFloridaGeorgiaHawaiiIdahoIllinoisIndianaIowaKansasKentuckyLouisianaMaineMarylandMassachusettsMichiganMinnesotaMississippiMissouriMontanaNebraskaNevadaNew HampshireNew JerseyNew MexicoNew YorkNorth CarolinaNorth DakotaOhioOklahomaOregonPennsylvaniaRhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming

Over-the-year percent change in nonfarm employment, states and metropolitan areas, not seasonally adjusted, July 2012–July 2013
AreaPercent change from July 2012 to July 2013 (p)

Alabama

1.0

Anniston-Oxford

-0.4

Auburn-Opelika

1.8

Birmingham-Hoover

0.3

Decatur

1.7

Dothan

1.6

Florence-Muscle Shoals

2.0

Gadsden

1.7

Huntsville

0.0

Mobile

0.7

Montgomery

1.0

Tuscaloosa

3.4

Alaska

-0.3

Anchorage

1.2

Fairbanks

1.0

Arizona

2.8

Flagstaff

2.4

Lake Havasu City-Kingman

-0.9

Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale

3.1

Prescott

-0.6

Tucson

2.4

Yuma

-1.2

Arkansas

1.3

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers

5.2

Fort Smith

2.5

Hot Springs

0.5

Jonesboro

4.6

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway

2.4

Pine Bluff

-1.1

California

1.7

Bakersfield-Delano

1.3

Chico

1.3

El Centro

3.4

Fresno

1.7

Hanford-Corcoran

1.4

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana

1.7

Madera-Chowchilla

2.1

Merced

1.7

Modesto

1.0

Napa

4.4

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura

1.8

Redding

0.2

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario

0.4

Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville

0.7

Salinas

1.0

San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos

1.6

San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont

1.5

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara

2.9

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles

2.7

Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta

1.9

Santa Cruz-Watsonville

5.4

Santa Rosa-Petaluma

0.6

Stockton

2.1

Vallejo-Fairfield

2.8

Visalia-Porterville

2.1

Yuba City

3.0

Colorado

2.7

Boulder

2.4

Colorado Springs

1.1

Denver-Aurora-Broomfield

2.7

Fort Collins-Loveland

2.6

Grand Junction

0.8

Greeley

1.9

Pueblo

1.2

Connecticut

1.5

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk

1.8

Danbury

1.8

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford

1.9

New Haven

0.8

Norwich-New London

-0.8

Waterbury

-0.6

Delaware

2.2

Dover

1.1

District of Columbia

0.2

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria

1.7

Florida

2.1

Cape Coral-Fort Myers

1.4

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin

3.5

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach

1.7

Gainesville

2.7

Jacksonville

3.0

Lakeland-Winter Haven

0.4

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach

1.7

Naples-Marco Island

5.7

North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota

0.9

Ocala

3.2

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford

2.3

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville

1.6

Palm Coast

-1.5

Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach

-2.8

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent

1.2

Port St Lucie

2.4

Punta Gorda

1.7

Sebastian-Vero Beach

3.2

Tallahassee

2.5

Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater

3.7

Georgia

2.9

Albany

0.3

Athens-Clarke County

2.3

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta

3.1

Augusta-Richmond County

2.1

Brunswick

0.5

Columbus

0.7

Dalton

0.3

Gainesville

1.5

Hinesville-Fort Stewart

1.0

Macon

1.5

Rome

0.3

Savannah

0.4

Valdosta

1.3

Warner Robins

0.0

Hawaii

1.3

Honolulu

1.1

Idaho

2.7

Boise City-Nampa

2.9

Coeur d’Alene

2.4

Idaho Falls

1.6

Lewiston

0.8

Pocatello

0.9

Illinois

1.1

Bloomington-Normal

-0.6

Champaign-Urbana

2.4

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville

1.6

Danville

-1.4

Davenport-Moline-Rock Island

0.2

Decatur

-4.0

Kankakee-Bradley

0.5

Peoria

-2.0

Rockford

-0.5

Springfield

-0.2

Indiana

2.1

Anderson

2.8

Bloomington

-0.1

Columbus

3.3

Elkhart-Goshen

1.2

Evansville

0.5

Fort Wayne

0.4

Indianapolis-Carmel

2.0

Kokomo

1.9

Lafayette

2.4

Michigan City-La Porte

-1.2

Muncie

0.4

South Bend-Mishawaka

-0.8

Terre Haute

1.7

Iowa

1.6

Ames

0.9

Cedar Rapids

0.6

Des Moines-West Des Moines

2.9

Dubuque

1.4

Iowa City

1.7

Sioux City

2.9

Waterloo-Cedar Falls

2.3

Kansas

1.6

Lawrence

1.7

Manhattan

3.2

Topeka

0.8

Wichita

0.9

Kentucky

1.2

Bowling Green

0.2

Elizabethtown

-0.6

Lexington-Fayette

4.5

Louisville-Jefferson County

2.3

Owensboro

2.3

Louisiana

1.5

Alexandria

0.3

Baton Rouge

1.7

Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux

2.5

Lafayette

2.7

Lake Charles

3.2

Monroe

-0.1

New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner

0.8

Shreveport-Bossier City

-1.3

Maine

1.1

Bangor

0.6

Lewiston-Auburn

0.8

Portland-South Portland-Biddeford

1.6

Maryland

1.8

Baltimore-Towson

1.9

Cumberland

0.0

Hagerstown-Martinsburg

0.8

Salisbury

-2.1

Massachusetts

1.7

Barnstable Town

1.1

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy

2.4

Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner

-0.4

New Bedford

2.1

Pittsfield

1.4

Springfield

-0.9

Worcester

1.4

Michigan

1.8

Ann Arbor

1.7

Battle Creek

0.7

Bay City

0.5

Detroit-Warren-Livonia

0.7

Flint

1.2

Grand Rapids-Wyoming

5.0

Holland-Grand Haven

2.7

Jackson

0.4

Kalamazoo-Portage

1.0

Lansing-East Lansing

0.0

Monroe

-1.8

Muskegon-Norton Shores

3.7

Niles-Benton Harbor

-0.5

Saginaw-Saginaw Township North

-1.1

Minnesota

2.6

Duluth

0.7

Mankato-North Mankato

1.9

Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington

3.7

Rochester

0.6

St Cloud

3.1

Mississippi

2.3

Gulfport-Biloxi

-0.8

Hattiesburg

1.2

Jackson

1.3

Pascagoula

4.1

Missouri

1.6

Cape Girardeau-Jackson

1.2

Columbia

2.0

Jefferson City

0.4

Joplin

0.5

Kansas City

1.4

St Joseph

2.3

St Louis

1.0

Springfield

2.2

Montana

2.0

Billings

2.2

Great Falls

0.6

Missoula

1.3

Nebraska

1.1

Lincoln

1.9

Omaha-Council Bluffs

1.0

Nevada

1.1

Carson City

-1.4

Las Vegas-Paradise

1.6

Reno-Sparks

-0.3

New Hampshire

1.3

Manchester

0.9

Portsmouth

1.7

Rochester-Dover

1.7

New Jersey

2.3

Atlantic City-Hammonton

1.8

Ocean City

-1.7

Trenton-Ewing

2.7

Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton

1.8

New Mexico

1.1

Albuquerque

2.0

Farmington

0.4

Las Cruces

0.4

Santa Fe

-0.6

New York

1.4

Albany-Schenectady-Troy

1.0

Binghamton

-0.5

Buffalo-Niagara Falls

1.2

Elmira

-0.5

Glens Falls

0.5

Ithaca

2.4

Kingston

0.3

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island

2.2

Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown

0.1

Rochester

0.1

Syracuse

1.3

Utica-Rome

0.7

North Carolina

1.8

Asheville

3.1

Burlington

3.0

Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill

2.7

Durham-Chapel Hill

0.8

Fayetteville

1.3

Goldsboro

2.4

Greensboro-High Point

1.2

Greenville

2.3

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton

0.5

Jacksonville

1.9

Raleigh-Cary

1.0

Rocky Mount

0.0

Wilmington

2.0

Winston-Salem

1.3

North Dakota

3.2

Bismarck

3.0

Fargo

3.2

Grand Forks

1.1

Ohio

1.0

Akron

2.5

Canton-Massillon

2.0

Cincinnati-Middletown

1.4

Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor

-0.4

Columbus

1.7

Dayton

0.4

Lima

-0.6

Mansfield

-1.5

Sandusky

1.5

Springfield

0.0

Steubenville-Weirton

-1.8

Toledo

1.9

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman

1.1

Oklahoma

0.8

Lawton

0.7

Oklahoma City

3.1

Tulsa

1.8

Oregon

1.8

Bend

0.5

Corvallis

2.5

Eugene-Springfield

-0.2

Medford

0.5

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro

2.4

Salem

1.4

Pennsylvania

0.6

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton

3.0

Altoona

0.8

Erie

0.8

Harrisburg-Carlisle

0.2

Johnstown

0.9

Lancaster

1.8

Lebanon

0.4

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington

1.2

Pittsburgh

1.5

Reading

1.4

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre

1.2

State College

0.7

Williamsport

1.3

York-Hanover

0.6

Rhode Island

0.7

Providence-Fall River-Warwick

1.0

South Carolina

2.2

Anderson

2.2

Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville

1.9

Columbia

2.6

Florence

0.2

Greenville-Mauldin-Easley

1.7

Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway

1.9

Spartanburg

1.4

Sumter

1.4

South Dakota

1.7

Rapid City

1.4

Sioux Falls

2.2

Tennessee

1.8

Chattanooga

1.3

Clarksville

1.1

Cleveland

0.9

Jackson

1.3

Johnson City

-0.5

Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol

0.9

Knoxville

2.8

Memphis

1.2

Morristown

-1.1

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin

4.0

Texas

2.8

Abilene

2.1

Amarillo

1.5

Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos

3.5

Beaumont-Port Arthur

1.3

Brownsville-Harlingen

1.7

College Station-Bryan

2.0

Corpus Christi

3.7

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington

3.7

El Paso

0.9

Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown

3.6

Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood

1.5

Laredo

2.7

Longview

2.6

Lubbock

2.7

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission

1.8

Midland

6.2

Odessa

5.2

San Angelo

2.8

San Antonio-New Braunfels

1.4

Sherman-Denison

1.4

Texarkana

1.8

Tyler

0.1

Victoria

2.1

Waco

2.1

Wichita Falls

0.0

Utah

3.5

Logan

1.2

Ogden-Clearfield

2.5

Provo-Orem

4.1

St George

3.5

Salt Lake City

4.2

Vermont

1.6

Burlington-South Burlington

1.2

Virginia

1.5

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford

3.2

Charlottesville

-2.9

Danville

1.8

Harrisonburg

2.8

Lynchburg

0.6

Richmond

0.8

Roanoke

1.3

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News

2.8

Winchester

7.4

Washington

2.4

Bellingham

0.2

Bremerton-Silverdale

-0.6

Kennewick-Pasco-Richland

1.2

Longview

-1.1

Mount Vernon-Anacortes

0.9

Olympia

1.2

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue

3.0

Spokane

2.4

Wenatchee-East Wenatchee

2.5

Yakima

1.8

West Virginia

1.0

Charleston

0.5

Huntington-Ashland

-0.1

Morgantown

3.5

Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna

0.9

Wheeling

0.5

Wisconsin

1.5

Appleton

3.1

Eau Claire

2.2

Fond du Lac

3.3

Green Bay

2.1

Janesville

1.1

La Crosse

2.2

Madison

0.7

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis

1.0

Oshkosh-Neenah

1.8

Racine

-0.8

Sheboygan

-0.5

Wausau

0.2

Wyoming

1.5

Casper

0.7

Cheyenne

5.3
Footnotes:

(p) = Preliminary

The largest over-the-year percentage decreases in employment occurred in Decatur, Illinois. (-4.0 percent), Charlottesville, Virginia. (-2.9 percent), and Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach, Florida. (-2.8 percent).

These metropolitan area data are from the Local Area Unemployment Statistics program and are not seasonally adjusted. Data for the most recent month are preliminary and subject to revision. To learn more, see "Metropolitan Area Employment and Unemployment — July 2013" (HTML) (PDF), news release USDL‑13‑1772.

SUGGESTED CITATION

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Editor's Desk, Employment by state and metropolitan area, July 2013 on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2013/ted_20130829.htm (visited September 16, 2014).

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