Over-the-Year Change in Unemployment Rates for Metropolitan Areas


Over-the-Year Change in Unemployment Rates for Metropolitan Areas
Monthly Rankings
Not Seasonally Adjusted
Dec. 2014Dec. 2015p
RankMetropolitan AreaRateRateChange
  United States 5.4 4.8 -0.6
1 Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.7 7.3 -3.4
2 El Centro, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 22.6 19.6 -3.0
3 Ocean City, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area 14.6 12.3 -2.3
4 Yuma, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 20.1 18.0 -2.1
5 Monroe, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 5.2 -2.0
6 Hammond, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 5.7 -1.9
7 Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.1 7.3 -1.8
8 Alexandria, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 5.2 -1.7
8 Baton Rouge, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 4.2 -1.7
8 New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 4.7 -1.7
11 Medford, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 5.9 -1.6
11 Shreveport-Bossier City, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 5.5 -1.6
13 Bend-Redmond, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 5.8 -1.5
13 Grants Pass, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.8 7.3 -1.5
13 Lake Charles, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 4.3 -1.5
13 Lewiston-Auburn, ME Metropolitan NECTA 4.9 3.4 -1.5
13 Muskegon, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.7 4.2 -1.5
18 Kennewick-Richland, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.2 7.8 -1.4
18 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 5.4 -1.4
18 Michigan City-La Porte, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.8 6.4 -1.4
18 South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 4.7 -1.4
18 Yakima, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.6 10.2 -1.4
23 Bay City, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 4.3 -1.3
23 Cleveland-Elyria, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 3.9 -1.3
23 Elkhart-Goshen, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.9 3.6 -1.3
23 Hinesville, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 5.6 -1.3
23 Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 4.1 -1.3
23 Madera, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.4 10.1 -1.3
23 Modesto, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.4 9.1 -1.3
23 Muncie, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 5.4 -1.3
23 Providence-Warwick, RI-MA Metropolitan NECTA 6.2 4.9 -1.3
23 Redding, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.8 7.5 -1.3
23 Saginaw, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 4.2 -1.3
23 Terre Haute, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 5.9 -1.3
35 Albany, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 6.4 -1.2
35 Bangor, ME Metropolitan NECTA 4.9 3.7 -1.2
35 Flint, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 4.6 -1.2
35 Kalamazoo-Portage, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.7 3.5 -1.2
35 Kokomo, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 4.8 -1.2
35 Niles-Benton Harbor, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 4.0 -1.2
35 Portland-South Portland, ME Metropolitan NECTA 4.0 2.8 -1.2
35 Salem, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 5.6 -1.2
35 Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.8 6.6 -1.2
35 Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 6.7 -1.2
35 Stockton-Lodi, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.0 8.8 -1.2
35 Trenton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.9 3.7 -1.2
47 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 4.9 -1.1
47 Colorado Springs, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.1 4.0 -1.1
47 Dalton, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 6.1 -1.1
47 Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 5.4 -1.1
47 Eugene, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 5.3 -1.1
47 Florence, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 6.2 -1.1
47 Hot Springs, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 4.9 -1.1
47 Jackson, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.1 4.0 -1.1
47 Jefferson City, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.4 3.3 -1.1
47 Jonesboro, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.1 4.0 -1.1
47 New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 4.4 -1.1
47 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 4.7 -1.1
47 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 5.9 -1.1
47 Savannah, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 5.0 -1.1
47 Spartanburg, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 5.0 -1.1
47 Valdosta, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 5.3 -1.1
47 Wenatchee, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 6.8 -1.1
64 Brunswick, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 5.7 -1.0
64 Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 5.0 -1.0
64 Fort Wayne, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 4.4 -1.0
64 Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 4.6 -1.0
64 Homosassa Springs, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 6.6 -1.0
64 Lansing-East Lansing, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.2 3.2 -1.0
64 Longview, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.5 7.5 -1.0
64 Monroe, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.3 3.3 -1.0
64 Pueblo, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 4.9 -1.0
64 Reno, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 5.5 -1.0
64 Rome, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 5.9 -1.0
64 St. Louis, MO-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area1 5.3 4.3 -1.0
64 Vallejo-Fairfield, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 5.6 -1.0
77 Albany, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 6.4 -0.9
77 Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 5.7 -0.9
77 Battle Creek, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.8 3.9 -0.9
77 Bloomington, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 4.7 -0.9
77 Cedar Rapids, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.5 3.6 -0.9
77 Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 4.5 -0.9
77 Columbus, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.2 3.3 -0.9
77 Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.0 3.1 -0.9
77 Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.1 3.2 -0.9
77 Dover-Durham, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA 3.5 2.6 -0.9
77 Fresno, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.2 10.3 -0.9
77 Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.7 2.8 -0.9
77 Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 4.9 -0.9
77 Joplin, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.2 3.3 -0.9
77 Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 5.3 -0.9
77 Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.9 4.0 -0.9
77 Macon, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 5.8 -0.9
77 Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 6.1 -0.9
77 Merced, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.8 11.9 -0.9
77 Morristown, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 5.8 -0.9
77 Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 5.1 -0.9
77 Panama City, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 5.2 -0.9
77 Portsmouth, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA 3.5 2.6 -0.9
77 Prescott, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 5.0 -0.9
77 Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 4.6 -0.9
77 Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 4.4 -0.9
77 Utica-Rome, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 5.0 -0.9
77 Waterbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA 7.0 6.1 -0.9
77 Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.1 4.2 -0.9
77 Yuba City, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.5 10.6 -0.9
107 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.8 4.0 -0.8
107 Bremerton-Silverdale, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 5.5 -0.8
107 Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.7 4.9 -0.8
107 Burlington-South Burlington, VT Metropolitan NECTA 3.2 2.4 -0.8
107 Carson City, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 6.7 -0.8
107 Chico, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.8 7.0 -0.8
107 Columbia, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.7 4.9 -0.8
107 Evansville, IN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.9 4.1 -0.8
107 Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.0 3.2 -0.8
107 Glens Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 5.4 -0.8
107 Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 4.6 -0.8
107 Hanford-Corcoran, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.7 10.9 -0.8
107 Jackson, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 5.7 -0.8
107 Jacksonville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 4.5 -0.8
107 Kansas City, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.6 3.8 -0.8
107 Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 5.1 -0.8
107 Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.4 7.6 -0.8
107 Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 6.2 -0.8
107 Manchester, NH Metropolitan NECTA 3.6 2.8 -0.8
107 Midland, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.6 3.8 -0.8
107 Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 7.1 -0.8
107 Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI Metropolitan NECTA 6.2 5.4 -0.8
107 Ocala, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 5.6 -0.8
107 Olympia-Tumwater, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 5.9 -0.8
107 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.1 4.3 -0.8
107 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 5.4 -0.8
107 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.9 4.1 -0.8
107 Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 4.7 -0.8
107 Port St. Lucie, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 5.1 -0.8
107 Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 5.5 -0.8
107 Salinas, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.2 10.4 -0.8
107 San Diego-Carlsbad, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 4.7 -0.8
107 Santa Rosa, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.0 4.2 -0.8
107 Springfield, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.2 3.4 -0.8
107 St. Joseph, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.4 3.6 -0.8
107 Urban Honolulu, HI Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.5 2.7 -0.8
107 Visalia-Porterville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 13.0 12.2 -0.8
107 Walla Walla, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 6.4 -0.8
107 Warner Robins, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 5.6 -0.8
107 York-Hanover, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.3 3.5 -0.8
147 Ann Arbor, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.3 2.6 -0.7
147 Athens-Clarke County, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 4.8 -0.7
147 Bellingham, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 5.9 -0.7
147 Boulder, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.3 2.6 -0.7
147 Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.0 4.3 -0.7
147 Chattanooga, TN-GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 5.2 -0.7
147 Corvallis, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.7 4.0 -0.7
147 East Stroudsburg, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 5.1 -0.7
147 Fort Collins, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.5 2.8 -0.7
147 Gainesville, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.0 4.3 -0.7
147 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT Metropolitan NECTA 5.7 5.0 -0.7
147 Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.8 3.1 -0.7
147 Kingston, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.0 4.3 -0.7
147 Knoxville, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 4.9 -0.7
147 Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.7 4.0 -0.7
147 Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 7.0 -0.7
147 New Haven, CT Metropolitan NECTA 5.6 4.9 -0.7
147 Pine Bluff, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 6.7 -0.7
147 Pocatello, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.3 3.6 -0.7
147 Punta Gorda, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 5.1 -0.7
147 Racine, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 5.1 -0.7
147 Roanoke, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.5 3.8 -0.7
147 Rochester, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 4.6 -0.7
147 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.5 3.8 -0.7
147 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.2 8.5 -0.7
147 Sebring, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 6.3 -0.7
147 Syracuse, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 4.8 -0.7
147 Texarkana, TX-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 4.6 -0.7
147 The Villages, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 6.3 -0.7
147 Tucson, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.7 5.0 -0.7
147 Watertown-Fort Drum, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 6.8 -0.7
147 Winchester, VA-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.3 3.6 -0.7
179 Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 4.8 -0.6
179 Binghamton, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 5.4 -0.6
179 Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.5 3.9 -0.6
179 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT Metropolitan NECTA 5.4 4.8 -0.6
179 Cape Girardeau, MO-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.5 3.9 -0.6
179 Cleveland, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 5.2 -0.6
179 Columbia, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.2 2.6 -0.6
179 Columbus, GA-AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 6.4 -0.6
179 Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.8 4.2 -0.6
179 Flagstaff, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 6.6 -0.6
179 Fond du Lac, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.2 3.6 -0.6
179 Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.8 3.2 -0.6
179 Janesville-Beloit, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 4.6 -0.6
179 Lancaster, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.6 3.0 -0.6
179 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.8 4.2 -0.6
179 Oshkosh-Neenah, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.4 3.8 -0.6
179 Richmond, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.7 4.1 -0.6
179 Salisbury, MD-DE Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 6.9 -0.6
179 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.1 4.5 -0.6
179 Staunton-Waynesboro, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.5 3.9 -0.6
179 Sumter, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 6.4 -0.6
179 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.4 3.8 -0.6
201 Altoona, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.7 4.2 -0.5
201 Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.7 4.2 -0.5
201 Charlottesville, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.8 3.3 -0.5
201 Cheyenne, WY Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.5 4.0 -0.5
201 Cumberland, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 6.2 -0.5
201 Dubuque, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.2 3.7 -0.5
201 El Paso, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 4.8 -0.5
201 Gainesville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.6 4.1 -0.5
201 Gettysburg, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.5 3.0 -0.5
201 Green Bay, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.3 3.8 -0.5
201 Harrisonburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.4 3.9 -0.5
201 Iowa City, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.0 2.5 -0.5
201 Johnson City, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 5.8 -0.5
201 Lewiston, ID-WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.4 3.9 -0.5
201 Lynchburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.8 4.3 -0.5
201 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.0 4.5 -0.5
201 Napa, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 5.1 -0.5
201 Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.9 4.4 -0.5
201 New Bedford, MA Metropolitan NECTA 7.4 6.9 -0.5
201 North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.9 4.4 -0.5
201 Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 4.7 -0.5
201 Reading, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.2 3.7 -0.5
201 San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.4 3.9 -0.5
201 Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 5.5 -0.5
201 Sioux City, IA-NE-SD Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.2 3.7 -0.5
201 Springfield, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA 6.0 5.5 -0.5
201 Tallahassee, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.0 4.5 -0.5
201 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.0 4.5 -0.5
201 Worcester, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA 5.3 4.8 -0.5
230 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.4 4.0 -0.4
230 Ames, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 2.6 2.2 -0.4
230 Appleton, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.0 3.6 -0.4
230 Bismarck, ND Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.1 2.7 -0.4
230 Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.3 3.9 -0.4
230 Coeur d'Alene, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 5.0 -0.4
230 Fort Smith, AR-OK Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 5.1 -0.4
230 Grand Forks, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.1 2.7 -0.4
230 Greeley, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.7 3.3 -0.4
230 Idaho Falls, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.7 3.3 -0.4
230 Killeen-Temple, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.8 4.4 -0.4
230 Lebanon, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.8 3.4 -0.4
230 Leominster-Gardner, MA Metropolitan NECTA 6.0 5.6 -0.4
230 Missoula, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.4 4.0 -0.4
230 Topeka, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.0 3.6 -0.4
230 Wausau, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.1 3.7 -0.4
230 Wichita, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.4 4.0 -0.4
247 Austin-Round Rock, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.4 3.1 -0.3
247 Boise City, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.0 3.7 -0.3
247 Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH Metropolitan NECTA 4.4 4.1 -0.3
247 California-Lexington Park, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.6 4.3 -0.3
247 Clarksville, TN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 5.7 -0.3
247 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.0 3.7 -0.3
247 Danbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA 4.3 4.0 -0.3
247 Dover, DE Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.9 4.6 -0.3
247 Erie, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.8 4.5 -0.3
247 Fargo, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 2.7 2.4 -0.3
247 Ithaca, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.7 3.4 -0.3
247 Lincoln, NE Metropolitan Statistical Area 2.6 2.3 -0.3
247 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 5.0 -0.3
247 Pittsfield, MA Metropolitan NECTA 5.9 5.6 -0.3
247 Rapid City, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.5 3.2 -0.3
247 Salt Lake City, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.1 2.8 -0.3
247 Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 5.9 -0.3
247 Sheboygan, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.7 3.4 -0.3
247 Sioux Falls, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area 2.9 2.6 -0.3
247 St. George, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.8 3.5 -0.3
247 State College, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.3 3.0 -0.3
268 Barnstable Town, MA Metropolitan NECTA 6.5 6.3 -0.2
268 Brownsville-Harlingen, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 6.9 -0.2
268 Eau Claire, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.3 4.1 -0.2
268 Johnstown, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 5.4 -0.2
268 Lawrence, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.2 3.0 -0.2
268 Lawton, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.1 3.9 -0.2
268 Lima, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.6 4.4 -0.2
268 Madison, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.3 3.1 -0.2
268 Manhattan, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.0 2.8 -0.2
268 Ogden-Clearfield, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.3 3.1 -0.2
268 Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.2 3.0 -0.2
268 Pittsburgh, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.5 4.3 -0.2
268 Provo-Orem, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area 2.7 2.5 -0.2
268 Rochester, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.1 2.9 -0.2
268 San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.7 3.5 -0.2
268 Sherman-Denison, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.9 3.7 -0.2
268 Toledo, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.0 4.8 -0.2
268 Waco, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.0 3.8 -0.2
286 Akron, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.9 4.8 -0.1
286 Billings, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.4 3.3 -0.1
286 Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.0 4.9 -0.1
286 Dayton, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.6 4.5 -0.1
286 Elmira, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 5.4 -0.1
286 Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 6.8 -0.1
286 Great Falls, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.2 4.1 -0.1
286 Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.6 4.5 -0.1
286 Mankato-North Mankato, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 2.6 2.5 -0.1
286 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.2 3.1 -0.1
286 St. Cloud, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.8 3.7 -0.1
297 Amarillo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 2.9 2.9 0.0
297 Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 6.5 0.0
297 Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.7 5.7 0.0
297 Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.3 4.3 0.0
297 Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.9 3.9 0.0
297 Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 5.9 0.0
297 Grand Island, NE Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.2 3.2 0.0
297 Houma-Thibodaux, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.9 4.9 0.0
297 La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.7 3.7 0.0
297 Lafayette, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 5.4 0.0
297 Logan, UT-ID Metropolitan Statistical Area 2.6 2.6 0.0
297 Oklahoma City, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.3 3.3 0.0
309 Abilene, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.4 3.5 0.1
309 Bowling Green, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.5 4.6 0.1
309 Dothan, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 5.7 0.1
309 Fairbanks, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 5.6 0.1
309 Greensboro-High Point, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 5.3 0.1
309 Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 5.3 0.1
309 Huntsville, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.0 5.1 0.1
309 Lubbock, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.0 3.1 0.1
309 Mansfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 5.6 0.1
309 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.9 5.0 0.1
309 Springfield, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 5.4 0.1
309 Tulsa, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.8 3.9 0.1
309 Winston-Salem, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.8 4.9 0.1
322 Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 6.5 0.2
322 Asheville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.0 4.2 0.2
322 Bakersfield, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.0 10.2 0.2
322 Burlington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.6 4.8 0.2
322 Charleston, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 5.7 0.2
322 College Station-Bryan, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.1 3.3 0.2
322 Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 5.5 0.2
322 Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.0 5.2 0.2
322 Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 7.3 0.2
322 Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 5.7 0.2
322 Kankakee, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 7.0 0.2
322 McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 7.8 0.2
322 Montgomery, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 5.6 0.2
322 New Bern, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 5.7 0.2
322 Rocky Mount, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 7.3 0.2
322 Springfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.6 4.8 0.2
338 Albuquerque, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 5.7 0.3
338 Anchorage, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 5.6 0.3
338 Canton-Massillon, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.9 5.2 0.3
338 Decatur, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 5.9 0.3
338 Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.2 4.5 0.3
338 Grand Junction, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.0 5.3 0.3
338 Jackson, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.7 6.0 0.3
338 Lexington-Fayette, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.7 4.0 0.3
338 Raleigh, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.1 4.4 0.3
338 Rockford, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 7.2 0.3
338 Williamsport, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.1 5.4 0.3
349 Champaign-Urbana, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.0 5.4 0.4
349 Danville, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 7.4 0.4
349 Decatur, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 7.4 0.4
349 Fayetteville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 6.8 0.4
349 Gadsden, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 5.8 0.4
349 Hattiesburg, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 6.4 0.4
349 Mobile, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 6.8 0.4
349 Parkersburg-Vienna, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 5.6 0.4
349 Tyler, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.1 4.5 0.4
358 Birmingham-Hoover, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.8 5.3 0.5
358 Carbondale-Marion, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 6.5 0.5
358 Greenville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.1 5.6 0.5
358 Laredo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.0 4.5 0.5
358 Morgantown, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.8 4.3 0.5
358 Wichita Falls, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.8 4.3 0.5
358 Wilmington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.9 5.4 0.5
365 Auburn-Opelika, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.3 4.9 0.6
365 Beckley, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 7.2 0.6
365 Bloomington, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.8 5.4 0.6
365 Goldsboro, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 5.9 0.6
365 Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.0 4.6 0.6
365 Las Cruces, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 6.9 0.6
365 Santa Fe, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.5 5.1 0.6
365 Tuscaloosa, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.9 5.5 0.6
373 Corpus Christi, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.5 5.2 0.7
373 Jacksonville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.0 5.7 0.7
373 Owensboro, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.4 5.1 0.7
373 Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 7.4 0.7
377 Peoria, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 7.0 0.8
377 San Angelo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.2 4.0 0.8
377 Victoria, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.2 4.0 0.8
380 Wheeling, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 6.3 0.9
381 Longview, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.8 4.8 1.0
382 Midland, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 2.2 3.3 1.1
383 Duluth, MN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.3 5.5 1.2
384 Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 6.9 1.5
385 Casper, WY Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.9 5.5 1.6
386 Odessa, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 2.8 4.6 1.8
387 Farmington, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 7.3 2.1

p = preliminary.
1 Area boundaries do not reflect official OMB definitions.
NOTE: Rates shown are a percentage of the labor force. Data refer to place of residence. Estimates for the current month are subject to revision the following month.

 

Last Modified Date: February 3, 2016