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
Oct. 2013Oct. 2014p
RankMetropolitan AreaRateRateChange
  United States 7.0 5.5 -1.5
1 Yuma, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 30.2 24.7 -5.5
2 Decatur, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.4 8.2 -4.2
3 Danville, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.5 8.5 -4.0
4 Pueblo, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.9 5.2 -3.7
5 Flint, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.4 6.2 -3.2
5 Sandusky, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 4.5 -3.2
7 Kankakee-Bradley, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.9 7.8 -3.1
7 Lima, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 4.5 -3.1
7 Muskegon-Norton Shores, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.6 5.5 -3.1
7 Rockford, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.5 8.4 -3.1
11 Grand Junction, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 4.1 -3.0
11 Toledo, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 4.7 -3.0
13 Greeley, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 3.6 -2.9
13 New Bedford, MA Metropolitan NECTA 10.3 7.4 -2.9
13 Niles-Benton Harbor, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.3 5.4 -2.9
13 Pine Bluff, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.7 6.8 -2.9
13 Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.4 5.5 -2.9
18 Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.7 6.9 -2.8
18 Colorado Springs, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 4.7 -2.8
18 Dayton, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 4.7 -2.8
18 Las Vegas-Paradise, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.6 6.8 -2.8
18 Mansfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.8 5.0 -2.8
18 Saginaw-Saginaw Township North, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.5 5.7 -2.8
24 Bay City, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.2 5.5 -2.7
24 Canton-Massillon, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 4.5 -2.7
24 Carson City, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.5 6.8 -2.7
24 Peoria, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.6 6.9 -2.7
24 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, RI-MA Metropolitan NECTA 9.0 6.3 -2.7
24 Reno-Sparks, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.8 6.1 -2.7
24 Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 5.0 -2.7
31 Akron, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 4.3 -2.6
31 Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 4.3 -2.6
31 Coeur d'Alene, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 3.5 -2.6
31 Jackson, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.4 5.8 -2.6
31 Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner, MA Metropolitan NECTA 9.1 6.5 -2.6
31 Rocky Mount, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.7 8.1 -2.6
37 Johnstown, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 5.0 -2.5
37 Williamsport, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 4.5 -2.5
39 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.5 6.1 -2.4
39 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 3.7 -2.4
39 Elizabethtown, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 5.1 -2.4
39 Louisville-Jefferson County, KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 5.1 -2.4
39 Steubenville-Weirton, OH-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.6 6.2 -2.4
39 Yuba City, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 13.1 10.7 -2.4
45 Boise City-Nampa, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 3.1 -2.3
45 Bowling Green, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 4.5 -2.3
45 McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.2 7.9 -2.3
45 Reading, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 4.5 -2.3
45 Springfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 4.2 -2.3
50 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 4.9 -2.2
50 Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 3.9 -2.2
50 Holland-Grand Haven, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 4.1 -2.2
50 Hot Springs, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.8 5.6 -2.2
50 Kalamazoo-Portage, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 4.9 -2.2
50 Monroe, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 5.1 -2.2
50 Morristown, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.0 6.8 -2.2
50 Owensboro, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 4.5 -2.2
50 York-Hanover, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 4.3 -2.2
59 Boulder, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.0 2.9 -2.1
59 Brownsville-Harlingen, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.8 7.7 -2.1
59 Clarksville, TN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.9 6.8 -2.1
59 Elkhart-Goshen, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 4.8 -2.1
59 Erie, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 4.5 -2.1
59 Fort Collins-Loveland, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.1 3.0 -2.1
59 Fort Smith, AR-OK Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 5.4 -2.1
59 Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 3.9 -2.1
59 Lexington-Fayette, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 4.5 -2.1
59 South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 5.8 -2.1
69 Altoona, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 4.0 -2.0
69 Anderson, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.0 6.0 -2.0
69 Battle Creek, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 5.1 -2.0
69 Champaign-Urbana, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.3 6.3 -2.0
69 El Centro, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 25.7 23.7 -2.0
69 Fayetteville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.5 6.5 -2.0
69 Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 4.2 -2.0
69 Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 5.9 -2.0
69 Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.6 7.6 -2.0
69 Pocatello, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 3.4 -2.0
69 Port St. Lucie, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.7 6.7 -2.0
69 Racine, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.1 6.1 -2.0
69 Redding, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.7 7.7 -2.0
69 Stockton, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.9 9.9 -2.0
83 El Paso, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.5 6.6 -1.9
83 Greensboro-High Point, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 5.7 -1.9
83 Idaho Falls, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.6 2.7 -1.9
83 Modesto, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.8 9.9 -1.9
83 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 5.4 -1.9
83 Pittsburgh, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 4.2 -1.9
83 Pittsfield, MA Metropolitan NECTA 7.2 5.3 -1.9
83 Wilmington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 5.5 -1.9
83 Worcester, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA 7.5 5.6 -1.9
92 Flagstaff, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.1 6.3 -1.8
92 Greenville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 5.6 -1.8
92 Jackson, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.3 6.5 -1.8
92 Jonesboro, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 4.8 -1.8
92 Lancaster, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 3.6 -1.8
92 Lawton, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 5.2 -1.8
92 Lebanon, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 3.6 -1.8
92 Lewiston, ID-WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 3.6 -1.8
92 Michigan City-La Porte, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.5 6.7 -1.8
92 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.9 8.1 -1.8
92 Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.8 7.0 -1.8
92 Springfield, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA 7.8 6.0 -1.8
92 Terre Haute, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.5 6.7 -1.8
105 Ann Arbor, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 4.1 -1.7
105 Barnstable Town, MA Metropolitan NECTA 6.6 4.9 -1.7
105 Bloomington-Normal, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 5.9 -1.7
105 Brunswick, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.7 8.0 -1.7
105 Burlington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 5.5 -1.7
105 Cape Girardeau-Jackson, MO-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 4.5 -1.7
105 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 5.6 -1.7
105 Chico, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.0 7.3 -1.7
105 Cleveland, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 5.9 -1.7
105 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 5.4 -1.7
105 Fresno, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.9 10.2 -1.7
105 Johnson City, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 6.0 -1.7
105 Lansing-East Lansing, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 5.1 -1.7
105 Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 4.8 -1.7
105 Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.2 7.5 -1.7
105 Merced, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.0 10.3 -1.7
105 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 5.9 -1.7
105 Springfield, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.8 6.1 -1.7
105 Texarkana, TX-Texarkana, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 5.5 -1.7
105 Vallejo-Fairfield, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.0 6.3 -1.7
125 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH Metropolitan NECTA 6.3 4.7 -1.6
125 Elmira, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 6.0 -1.6
125 Evansville, IN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 4.7 -1.6
125 Fort Wayne, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 4.8 -1.6
125 Hanford-Corcoran, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.3 10.7 -1.6
125 Janesville, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 5.5 -1.6
125 Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 6.0 -1.6
125 Kokomo, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 5.7 -1.6
125 Prescott, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 6.0 -1.6
125 Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.2 6.6 -1.6
125 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 5.8 -1.6
125 Tulsa, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 4.3 -1.6
125 Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.7 9.1 -1.6
125 Visalia-Porterville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 13.2 11.6 -1.6
125 Winston-Salem, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 5.1 -1.6
140 Bakersfield-Delano, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.5 9.0 -1.5
140 Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 3.9 -1.5
140 Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 5.1 -1.5
140 Knoxville, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 5.3 -1.5
140 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.7 7.2 -1.5
140 Madera-Chowchilla, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.4 8.9 -1.5
140 Muncie, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 6.2 -1.5
140 Oklahoma City, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 3.9 -1.5
140 State College, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.7 3.2 -1.5
140 Tyler, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 4.9 -1.5
140 Waterbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA 9.7 8.2 -1.5
140 Wausau, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 4.3 -1.5
152 Goldsboro, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 6.0 -1.4
152 Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 5.7 -1.4
152 Longview, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 4.1 -1.4
152 Manchester, NH Metropolitan NECTA 4.9 3.5 -1.4
152 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 5.3 -1.4
152 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 5.0 -1.4
152 Norwich-New London, CT-RI Metropolitan NECTA 7.8 6.4 -1.4
152 Palm Coast, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.6 8.2 -1.4
152 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 5.2 -1.4
152 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.8 6.4 -1.4
152 St. Louis, MO-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area1 6.8 5.4 -1.4
163 Asheville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 4.1 -1.3
163 Bend, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.5 7.2 -1.3
163 Columbus, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 4.0 -1.3
163 Duluth, MN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 4.0 -1.3
163 Indianapolis-Carmel, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 5.0 -1.3
163 Joplin, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 4.0 -1.3
163 Kingston, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 5.7 -1.3
163 Lafayette, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 4.8 -1.3
163 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 5.7 -1.3
163 Missoula, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.7 3.4 -1.3
163 Ogden-Clearfield, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.0 3.7 -1.3
163 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 6.3 -1.3
163 Rochester-Dover, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA 4.7 3.4 -1.3
163 San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 4.5 -1.3
163 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 5.0 -1.3
163 Sherman-Denison, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 4.8 -1.3
163 Victoria, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.0 3.7 -1.3
163 Wheeling, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 5.0 -1.3
181 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 4.0 -1.2
181 Binghamton, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 5.9 -1.2
181 Chattanooga, TN-GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 6.2 -1.2
181 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 4.8 -1.2
181 Green Bay, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 4.2 -1.2
181 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 4.7 -1.2
181 Jefferson City, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.0 3.8 -1.2
181 Laredo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 5.1 -1.2
181 Manhattan, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.6 3.4 -1.2
181 New Haven, CT Metropolitan NECTA 7.7 6.5 -1.2
181 Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 6.3 -1.2
181 Portsmouth, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA 4.4 3.2 -1.2
181 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 5.3 -1.2
181 Raleigh-Cary, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.7 4.5 -1.2
181 Rome, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.4 7.2 -1.2
181 Salinas, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 6.7 -1.2
181 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 5.0 -1.2
181 Sheboygan, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.1 3.9 -1.2
181 St. Joseph, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.0 3.8 -1.2
181 Topeka, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 4.0 -1.2
201 Appleton, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 4.1 -1.1
201 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 5.7 -1.1
201 Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 4.5 -1.1
201 Glens Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 5.2 -1.1
201 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT Metropolitan NECTA 7.4 6.3 -1.1
201 Jacksonville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 5.9 -1.1
201 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.3 3.2 -1.1
201 Napa, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 4.4 -1.1
201 Oshkosh-Neenah, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 4.3 -1.1
201 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 5.7 -1.1
201 San Angelo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.8 3.7 -1.1
201 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 5.3 -1.1
201 Springfield, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.0 3.9 -1.1
201 Trenton-Ewing, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 5.1 -1.1
201 Utica-Rome, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 5.9 -1.1
201 Waco, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 4.7 -1.1
217 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 4.8 -1.0
217 Anniston-Oxford, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 6.5 -1.0
217 Billings, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.9 2.9 -1.0
217 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT Metropolitan NECTA 6.9 5.9 -1.0
217 College Station-Bryan, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.7 3.7 -1.0
217 Corpus Christi, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 4.9 -1.0
217 Danbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA 5.9 4.9 -1.0
217 Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 5.7 -1.0
217 Eau Claire, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.9 3.9 -1.0
217 Fond du Lac, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 4.3 -1.0
217 Great Falls, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.3 3.3 -1.0
217 Kansas City, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 4.8 -1.0
217 La Crosse, WI-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.5 3.5 -1.0
217 Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.8 6.8 -1.0
217 Medford, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.5 7.5 -1.0
217 Naples-Marco Island, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 5.7 -1.0
217 Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 4.8 -1.0
217 Rochester, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 5.5 -1.0
217 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 5.4 -1.0
217 Sumter, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.0 7.0 -1.0
217 Syracuse, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 5.8 -1.0
217 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.7 4.7 -1.0
217 Wichita, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 4.6 -1.0
240 Abilene, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.8 3.9 -0.9
240 Amarillo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.4 3.5 -0.9
240 Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 7.0 -0.9
240 Baltimore-Towson, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 5.6 -0.9
240 Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 5.7 -0.9
240 Columbia, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.0 3.1 -0.9
240 Dalton, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.7 8.8 -0.9
240 Hinesville-Fort Stewart, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.9 8.0 -0.9
240 Lawrence, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.1 3.2 -0.9
240 Lewiston-Auburn, ME Metropolitan NECTA 5.7 4.8 -0.9
240 Lubbock, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.6 3.7 -0.9
240 Madison, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.2 3.3 -0.9
240 Mankato-North Mankato, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.4 2.5 -0.9
240 Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 6.8 -0.9
240 North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 5.7 -0.9
240 Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, ME Metropolitan NECTA 5.0 4.1 -0.9
240 Rochester, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.6 2.7 -0.9
240 Salisbury, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 6.8 -0.9
240 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 5.0 -0.9
240 St. Cloud, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.0 3.1 -0.9
240 Tucson, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 6.0 -0.9
240 Wichita Falls, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 4.7 -0.9
262 Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 6.3 -0.8
262 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.9 8.1 -0.8
262 Farmington, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 5.6 -0.8
262 Florence, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.2 7.4 -0.8
262 Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 5.9 -0.8
262 Las Cruces, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 6.3 -0.8
262 Lincoln, NE Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.1 2.3 -0.8
262 Ocala, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 6.9 -0.8
262 Odessa, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.8 3.0 -0.8
262 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 5.4 -0.8
262 Punta Gorda, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 6.0 -0.8
262 Rapid City, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.6 2.8 -0.8
262 Salem, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 6.5 -0.8
262 Spartanburg, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 5.9 -0.8
262 Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 6.0 -0.8
277 Albany, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.6 7.9 -0.7
277 Albuquerque, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 6.3 -0.7
277 Bloomington, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 5.4 -0.7
277 Gainesville, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 5.7 -0.7
277 Ithaca, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.6 3.9 -0.7
277 Jacksonville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 5.6 -0.7
277 Macon, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.4 7.7 -0.7
277 Midland, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.2 2.5 -0.7
277 Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.9 3.2 -0.7
277 Pascagoula, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.4 7.7 -0.7
277 Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 5.6 -0.7
288 Anderson, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 5.6 -0.6
288 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 7.0 -0.6
288 Cumberland, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 5.9 -0.6
288 Jackson, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 5.8 -0.6
288 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 6.7 -0.6
288 Longview, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.1 8.5 -0.6
288 Ocean City, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.9 9.3 -0.6
288 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 6.1 -0.6
288 Savannah, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 6.7 -0.6
288 St. George, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.4 3.8 -0.6
288 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 5.3 -0.6
299 Bangor, ME Metropolitan NECTA 5.7 5.2 -0.5
299 Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 5.1 -0.5
299 Columbia, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 5.9 -0.5
299 Danville, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 6.7 -0.5
299 Gadsden, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 5.7 -0.5
299 Gulfport-Biloxi, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 7.1 -0.5
299 Hattiesburg, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 6.3 -0.5
299 Honolulu, HI Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.4 3.9 -0.5
299 Lynchburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 5.5 -0.5
299 Mobile, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 6.7 -0.5
299 Provo-Orem, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.7 3.2 -0.5
299 Richmond, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 5.1 -0.5
299 Roanoke, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 5.0 -0.5
299 Salt Lake City, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.8 3.3 -0.5
299 Santa Fe, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 4.8 -0.5
299 Winchester, VA-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.0 4.5 -0.5
315 Cedar Rapids, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.3 3.9 -0.4
315 Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 5.6 -0.4
315 Columbus, GA-AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.2 7.8 -0.4
315 Dover, DE Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 6.1 -0.4
315 Eugene-Springfield, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 6.5 -0.4
315 Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 5.5 -0.4
315 Huntsville, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 5.1 -0.4
315 Logan, UT-ID Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.1 2.7 -0.4
315 Montgomery, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 6.1 -0.4
315 Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 7.0 -0.4
315 Sioux Falls, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area 2.9 2.5 -0.4
315 Tuscaloosa, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 5.4 -0.4
315 Valdosta, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 7.2 -0.4
315 Wenatchee-East Wenatchee, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 5.2 -0.4
315 Yakima, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 6.6 -0.4
330 Athens-Clarke County, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.7 5.4 -0.3
330 Birmingham-Hoover, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 5.2 -0.3
330 Corvallis, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 4.9 -0.3
330 Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.8 4.5 -0.3
330 Decatur, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 5.8 -0.3
330 Dubuque, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.7 3.4 -0.3
330 Harrisonburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.1 4.8 -0.3
330 Olympia, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 6.3 -0.3
330 Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 5.8 -0.3
330 Tallahassee, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 5.2 -0.3
340 Ames, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.1 2.9 -0.2
340 Auburn-Opelika, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.8 4.6 -0.2
340 Charlottesville, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.3 4.1 -0.2
340 Dothan, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 5.9 -0.2
340 Gainesville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.9 4.7 -0.2
340 Grand Forks, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 2.6 2.4 -0.2
340 Iowa City, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.0 2.8 -0.2
340 Sioux City, IA-NE-SD Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.2 4.0 -0.2
340 Spokane, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 6.7 -0.2
340 Warner Robins, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 6.9 -0.2
350 Anchorage, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 5.1 -0.1
350 Bremerton-Silverdale, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 6.2 -0.1
350 Burlington-South Burlington, VT Metropolitan NECTA 3.2 3.1 -0.1
350 Fargo, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 2.3 2.2 -0.1
350 Morgantown, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.7 3.6 -0.1
355 Bellingham, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 6.1 0.0
355 Casper, WY Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.9 3.9 0.0
355 Charleston, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 5.4 0.0
355 Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.0 4.0 0.0
359 Cheyenne, WY Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.4 4.5 0.1
359 Fairbanks, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 5.3 0.1
359 Lake Charles, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 5.3 0.1
359 Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.9 4.0 0.1
363 Baton Rouge, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 5.6 0.2
363 Bismarck, ND Metropolitan Statistical Area 1.8 2.0 0.2
363 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 6.0 0.2
363 Shreveport-Bossier City, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 6.5 0.2
367 Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.9 11.2 0.3
367 Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 6.4 0.3
367 Lafayette, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.3 4.6 0.3
370 Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.8 4.2 0.4
370 Monroe, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 6.4 0.4
372 Alexandria, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 6.3 0.5

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: December 09, 2014