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
Mar. 2014Mar. 2015p
RankMetropolitan AreaRateRateChange
  United States 6.8 5.6 -1.2
1 Yuma, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 21.1 16.8 -4.3
2 Grand Island, NE Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 2.9 -3.5
3 Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.4 6.0 -3.4
4 Decatur, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.2 7.0 -3.2
4 Redding, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.7 8.5 -3.2
4 Yuba City, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 14.9 11.7 -3.2
7 Bend-Redmond, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.5 6.4 -3.1
7 Danville, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.0 6.9 -3.1
9 Merced, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 15.9 12.9 -3.0
10 Grants Pass, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.8 7.9 -2.9
10 Rockford, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.7 6.8 -2.9
10 Stockton-Lodi, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.4 9.5 -2.9
13 Flint, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.1 6.3 -2.8
13 Kankakee, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.7 6.9 -2.8
13 Modesto, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 13.2 10.4 -2.8
13 Muskegon, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.7 5.9 -2.8
13 Niles-Benton Harbor, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.2 5.4 -2.8
13 Saginaw, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.9 6.1 -2.8
19 Fresno, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 13.9 11.2 -2.7
19 Hanford-Corcoran, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 14.6 11.9 -2.7
21 Bay City, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.9 6.3 -2.6
21 Visalia-Porterville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 15.8 13.2 -2.6
23 Medford, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.9 7.4 -2.5
24 Albany, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.3 6.9 -2.4
24 Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.6 6.2 -2.4
24 Chico, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.9 7.5 -2.4
24 Pueblo, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.0 6.6 -2.4
24 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.9 6.5 -2.4
29 Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.8 6.5 -2.3
29 Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.8 5.5 -2.3
29 Jackson, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.8 5.5 -2.3
29 Kalamazoo-Portage, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 4.9 -2.3
29 Salinas, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.5 10.2 -2.3
34 Gadsden, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.0 5.8 -2.2
35 Battle Creek, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 5.2 -2.1
35 Bowling Green, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 4.9 -2.1
35 Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 4.9 -2.1
35 Midland, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 5.4 -2.1
35 Monroe, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 4.7 -2.1
35 Owensboro, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 4.8 -2.1
35 Peoria, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.4 6.3 -2.1
35 Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.1 6.0 -2.1
35 Salem, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.3 6.2 -2.1
35 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.3 9.2 -2.1
35 Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.0 6.9 -2.1
35 Vallejo-Fairfield, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.4 6.3 -2.1
47 Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 3.9 -2.0
47 New Bedford, MA Metropolitan NECTA 10.1 8.1 -2.0
47 San Diego-Carlsbad, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 5.1 -2.0
50 Carbondale-Marion, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.0 6.1 -1.9
50 Champaign-Urbana, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 4.8 -1.9
50 Colorado Springs, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 5.4 -1.9
50 Dover, DE Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 5.0 -1.9
50 Leominster-Gardner, MA Metropolitan NECTA 8.0 6.1 -1.9
50 Lexington-Fayette, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 4.1 -1.9
50 Port St. Lucie, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 5.8 -1.9
50 Providence-Warwick, RI-MA Metropolitan NECTA 8.7 6.8 -1.9
58 Carson City, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.6 7.8 -1.8
58 Eugene, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 5.9 -1.8
58 Flagstaff, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 5.9 -1.8
58 Jackson, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 5.0 -1.8
58 Lansing-East Lansing, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 4.5 -1.8
58 McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.3 7.5 -1.8
58 Mobile, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.3 6.5 -1.8
58 Napa, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 4.6 -1.8
58 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 4.2 -1.8
58 Tuscaloosa, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 5.2 -1.8
68 Ann Arbor, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 3.5 -1.7
68 Bakersfield, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.8 11.1 -1.7
68 Bloomington, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 4.7 -1.7
68 Brownsville-Harlingen, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.8 7.1 -1.7
68 Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.1 6.4 -1.7
68 Coeur d'Alene, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 5.5 -1.7
68 East Stroudsburg, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.5 6.8 -1.7
68 Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.2 7.5 -1.7
68 Madera, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 13.2 11.5 -1.7
68 Montgomery, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 5.6 -1.7
68 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 5.4 -1.7
68 Prescott, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 5.1 -1.7
68 Santa Rosa, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 4.6 -1.7
68 Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.0 6.3 -1.7
82 Auburn-Opelika, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 4.7 -1.6
82 Brunswick, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.2 6.6 -1.6
82 Decatur, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 6.0 -1.6
82 Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 4.3 -1.6
82 El Paso, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 5.2 -1.6
82 Erie, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 5.7 -1.6
82 Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.8 6.2 -1.6
82 Pine Bluff, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.2 7.6 -1.6
82 Pittsfield, MA Metropolitan NECTA 7.7 6.1 -1.6
82 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 5.3 -1.6
82 San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 4.2 -1.6
82 Savannah, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 5.8 -1.6
82 Springfield, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 5.3 -1.6
95 Albany, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.7 7.2 -1.5
95 Clarksville, TN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 5.8 -1.5
95 Corvallis, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 4.4 -1.5
95 Dalton, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.5 7.0 -1.5
95 Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 5.2 -1.5
95 Dothan, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 5.9 -1.5
95 Grand Junction, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 6.2 -1.5
95 Hattiesburg, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 5.2 -1.5
95 Hinesville, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.0 6.5 -1.5
95 Huntsville, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 5.3 -1.5
95 Kennewick-Richland, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.0 7.5 -1.5
95 Killeen-Temple, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 4.6 -1.5
95 Reno, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.4 6.9 -1.5
95 Rocky Mount, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.1 7.6 -1.5
95 Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 5.3 -1.5
95 Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.0 6.5 -1.5
95 South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 6.0 -1.5
95 Texarkana, TX-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 5.2 -1.5
95 Wausau, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 4.8 -1.5
114 Barnstable Town, MA Metropolitan NECTA 8.8 7.4 -1.4
114 Birmingham-Hoover, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 5.1 -1.4
114 Boulder, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.0 3.6 -1.4
114 Fort Collins, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 3.9 -1.4
114 Glens Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 6.5 -1.4
114 Greensboro-High Point, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 5.5 -1.4
114 Lima, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 5.1 -1.4
114 Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 6.5 -1.4
114 New Bern, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 5.9 -1.4
114 Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 6.0 -1.4
114 Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 4.8 -1.4
114 Racine, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.0 6.6 -1.4
114 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 4.6 -1.4
114 Springfield, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA 7.4 6.0 -1.4
114 St. Louis, MO-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area1 7.3 5.9 -1.4
114 Tucson, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 4.9 -1.4
114 Watertown-Fort Drum, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.5 8.1 -1.4
114 Worcester, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA 6.8 5.4 -1.4
132 Bellingham, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 5.9 -1.3
132 Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 4.8 -1.3
132 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 4.0 -1.3
132 Fayetteville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.2 6.9 -1.3
132 Fond du Lac, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 4.8 -1.3
132 Greeley, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 4.2 -1.3
132 Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 5.5 -1.3
132 Janesville-Beloit, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 6.2 -1.3
132 Kingston, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 5.2 -1.3
132 Longview, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.0 7.7 -1.3
132 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 6.6 -1.3
132 Macon, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 6.6 -1.3
132 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 5.5 -1.3
132 Morristown, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 6.6 -1.3
132 Sherman-Denison, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 3.9 -1.3
132 Tyler, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 4.3 -1.3
132 Waco, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 4.1 -1.3
132 Walla Walla, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 6.2 -1.3
132 Wilmington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 5.2 -1.3
132 Yakima, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.3 9.0 -1.3
152 Altoona, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 5.5 -1.2
152 Cape Girardeau, MO-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 5.7 -1.2
152 Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 5.8 -1.2
152 Dayton, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 5.2 -1.2
152 Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 5.9 -1.2
152 Elkhart-Goshen, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.7 4.5 -1.2
152 Green Bay, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 5.0 -1.2
152 Homosassa Springs, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.8 7.6 -1.2
152 Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.4 7.2 -1.2
152 Lawton, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.0 3.8 -1.2
152 Mansfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 6.0 -1.2
152 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 5.6 -1.2
152 Oshkosh-Neenah, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 4.9 -1.2
152 Salisbury, MD-DE Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.5 7.3 -1.2
152 San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.9 3.7 -1.2
152 Sheboygan, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.7 4.5 -1.2
152 St. Cloud, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 4.8 -1.2
152 Wenatchee, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.0 6.8 -1.2
152 Winston-Salem, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 5.1 -1.2
171 Akron, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 5.5 -1.1
171 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 5.8 -1.1
171 Appleton, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.7 4.6 -1.1
171 Athens-Clarke County, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 5.4 -1.1
171 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 5.9 -1.1
171 Austin-Round Rock, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.4 3.3 -1.1
171 Binghamton, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 6.3 -1.1
171 Boise City, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 4.1 -1.1
171 Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH Metropolitan NECTA 5.5 4.4 -1.1
171 Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 5.9 -1.1
171 Burlington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 4.9 -1.1
171 Dubuque, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 4.2 -1.1
171 Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 4.5 -1.1
171 Jacksonville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 5.4 -1.1
171 Johnson City, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 6.0 -1.1
171 Johnstown, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 6.8 -1.1
171 Jonesboro, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 5.2 -1.1
171 Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 6.1 -1.1
171 Longview, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 4.2 -1.1
171 New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 6.0 -1.1
171 Ocala, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 6.6 -1.1
171 Olympia-Tumwater, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 6.0 -1.1
171 Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.2 3.1 -1.1
171 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 5.1 -1.1
171 Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 5.3 -1.1
171 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 5.6 -1.1
171 Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.2 7.1 -1.1
171 Syracuse, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 5.7 -1.1
171 Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 5.3 -1.1
171 Toledo, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 5.7 -1.1
171 Tulsa, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.8 3.7 -1.1
171 Utica-Rome, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 6.1 -1.1
171 Valdosta, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 6.2 -1.1
171 Williamsport, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 6.2 -1.1
205 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 4.6 -1.0
205 Albuquerque, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 5.6 -1.0
205 Bangor, ME Metropolitan NECTA 6.2 5.2 -1.0
205 Bremerton-Silverdale, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 5.7 -1.0
205 Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 5.1 -1.0
205 Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 5.3 -1.0
205 Chattanooga, TN-GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 5.6 -1.0
205 Cleveland-Elyria, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 5.7 -1.0
205 Columbus, GA-AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.0 7.0 -1.0
205 Duluth, MN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 5.6 -1.0
205 Eau Claire, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 5.0 -1.0
205 Elmira, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 6.1 -1.0
205 Gainesville, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 4.9 -1.0
205 Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 4.2 -1.0
205 Jackson, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 6.2 -1.0
205 Jefferson City, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 5.2 -1.0
205 Joplin, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 5.1 -1.0
205 La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 4.5 -1.0
205 Lewiston-Auburn, ME Metropolitan NECTA 6.3 5.3 -1.0
205 Lincoln, NE Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.3 2.3 -1.0
205 Michigan City-La Porte, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.9 7.9 -1.0
205 Missoula, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 4.5 -1.0
205 Oklahoma City, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.3 3.3 -1.0
205 Portland-South Portland, ME Metropolitan NECTA 5.4 4.4 -1.0
205 Reading, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 5.2 -1.0
205 Rome, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.0 7.0 -1.0
205 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 4.6 -1.0
205 Sebring, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.0 7.0 -1.0
205 Springfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 5.2 -1.0
205 St. Joseph, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 5.5 -1.0
205 Warner Robins, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 6.3 -1.0
205 Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.1 8.1 -1.0
205 Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 6.6 -1.0
238 Abilene, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.6 3.7 -0.9
238 Amarillo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.9 3.0 -0.9
238 Asheville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 4.4 -0.9
238 Billings, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.5 3.6 -0.9
238 Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 5.6 -0.9
238 Cedar Rapids, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 4.4 -0.9
238 Cleveland, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 5.6 -0.9
238 Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 4.4 -0.9
238 Dover-Durham, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA 4.7 3.8 -0.9
238 Evansville, IN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 5.0 -0.9
238 Fort Smith, AR-OK Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 5.8 -0.9
238 Goldsboro, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 5.7 -0.9
238 Greenville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 5.5 -0.9
238 Kansas City, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 5.4 -0.9
238 Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 5.8 -0.9
238 Knoxville, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 5.4 -0.9
238 Lancaster, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.1 4.2 -0.9
238 Laredo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 4.5 -0.9
238 Lewiston, ID-WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 4.5 -0.9
238 Madison, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.8 3.9 -0.9
238 Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 7.0 -0.9
238 Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.7 4.8 -0.9
238 New Haven, CT Metropolitan NECTA 7.3 6.4 -0.9
238 North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 5.1 -0.9
238 Pittsburgh, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 5.5 -0.9
238 Rochester, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 5.5 -0.9
238 Wichita Falls, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.0 4.1 -0.9
238 York-Hanover, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 5.0 -0.9
266 Ames, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.1 2.3 -0.8
266 Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 6.4 -0.8
266 Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.7 4.9 -0.8
266 Canton-Massillon, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 5.8 -0.8
266 Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 5.2 -0.8
266 College Station-Bryan, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.1 3.3 -0.8
266 Corpus Christi, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 4.6 -0.8
266 Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.8 4.0 -0.8
266 Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.0 4.2 -0.8
266 Gainesville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 4.6 -0.8
266 Hot Springs, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 6.0 -0.8
266 Idaho Falls, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.7 3.9 -0.8
266 Iowa City, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.5 2.7 -0.8
266 Jacksonville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 5.5 -0.8
266 Lebanon, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 4.7 -0.8
266 Lubbock, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.1 3.3 -0.8
266 Manchester, NH Metropolitan NECTA 4.8 4.0 -0.8
266 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.8 4.0 -0.8
266 Panama City, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 5.5 -0.8
266 Portsmouth, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA 4.6 3.8 -0.8
266 Punta Gorda, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 6.0 -0.8
266 State College, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.6 3.8 -0.8
266 Tallahassee, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 5.1 -0.8
266 Topeka, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 4.6 -0.8
266 Waterbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA 9.0 8.2 -0.8
266 Wheeling, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 6.9 -0.8
292 Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 5.7 -0.7
292 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT Metropolitan NECTA 7.0 6.3 -0.7
292 Columbia, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.8 4.1 -0.7
292 Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 4.7 -0.7
292 El Centro, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 20.6 19.9 -0.7
292 Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 7.0 -0.7
292 Great Falls, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 4.5 -0.7
292 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT Metropolitan NECTA 7.2 6.5 -0.7
292 Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 5.5 -0.7
292 Kokomo, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 6.1 -0.7
292 Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 4.8 -0.7
292 Lawrence, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.4 3.7 -0.7
292 Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 5.1 -0.7
292 Lynchburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 5.3 -0.7
292 Manhattan, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.2 3.5 -0.7
292 Mankato-North Mankato, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.1 3.4 -0.7
292 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 4.6 -0.7
292 Pocatello, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.0 4.3 -0.7
292 Provo-Orem, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.9 3.2 -0.7
292 Raleigh, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 4.5 -0.7
292 Salt Lake City, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.2 3.5 -0.7
292 Santa Fe, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 4.9 -0.7
292 Springfield, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 5.3 -0.7
292 St. George, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.8 4.1 -0.7
292 Terre Haute, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.4 7.7 -0.7
292 Victoria, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.4 3.7 -0.7
292 Wichita, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 4.9 -0.7
319 Cumberland, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 7.3 -0.6
319 Danbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA 5.9 5.3 -0.6
319 Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 4.6 -0.6
319 Farmington, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 6.0 -0.6
319 Fort Wayne, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 5.6 -0.6
319 Gettysburg, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.1 4.5 -0.6
319 Harrisonburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 5.0 -0.6
319 Ithaca, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.4 3.8 -0.6
319 Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.8 4.2 -0.6
319 Las Cruces, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 7.0 -0.6
319 Muncie, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 7.0 -0.6
319 Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI Metropolitan NECTA 7.8 7.2 -0.6
319 Ocean City, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area 17.4 16.8 -0.6
319 Richmond, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 5.2 -0.6
319 Sioux City, IA-NE-SD Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.8 4.2 -0.6
319 The Villages, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.0 7.4 -0.6
319 Winchester, VA-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 4.9 -0.6
336 Bloomington, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 5.9 -0.5
336 Burlington-South Burlington, VT Metropolitan NECTA 3.4 2.9 -0.5
336 Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 6.8 -0.5
336 Logan, UT-ID Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.5 3.0 -0.5
336 Ogden-Clearfield, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.2 3.7 -0.5
336 Roanoke, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 5.0 -0.5
336 Rochester, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.7 4.2 -0.5
336 Trenton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 5.6 -0.5
336 Urban Honolulu, HI Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.1 3.6 -0.5
336 Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.4 10.9 -0.5
336 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 4.7 -0.5
336 Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.1 4.6 -0.5
348 California-Lexington Park, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 5.1 -0.4
348 Charlottesville, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.7 4.3 -0.4
348 Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 6.2 -0.4
348 San Angelo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.3 3.9 -0.4
348 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 5.5 -0.4
353 Cheyenne, WY Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.8 4.5 -0.3
353 Columbus, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.9 4.6 -0.3
353 Grand Forks, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.3 4.0 -0.3
353 Staunton-Waynesboro, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 5.0 -0.3
357 Midland, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.1 2.9 -0.2
358 Fairbanks, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 6.1 -0.1
359 Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 7.5 0.0
360 Anchorage, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 6.4 0.1
360 Fargo, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.3 3.4 0.1
360 Odessa, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.6 3.7 0.1
363 Charleston, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 7.2 0.2
363 Parkersburg-Vienna, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 7.2 0.2
363 Sioux Falls, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.5 3.7 0.2
363 Spartanburg, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 6.2 0.2
363 Sumter, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 7.1 0.2
368 Florence, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 7.2 0.3
368 Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 5.5 0.3
368 Lake Charles, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 5.5 0.3
368 Morgantown, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 5.5 0.3
372 Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.4 11.8 0.4
372 Beckley, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.4 8.8 0.4
372 Casper, WY Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.6 5.0 0.4
372 Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.0 5.4 0.4
372 Columbia, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 5.7 0.4
372 Rapid City, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.1 4.5 0.4
378 Baton Rouge, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.1 5.6 0.5
378 Bismarck, ND Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.4 3.9 0.5
378 Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.1 5.6 0.5
381 Hammond, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 7.2 0.7
381 New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 6.2 0.7
383 Alexandria, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 6.6 0.8
383 Monroe, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 6.9 0.8
383 Shreveport-Bossier City, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 7.0 0.8
386 Houma-Thibodaux, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.2 5.5 1.3
386 Lafayette, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.7 6.0 1.3

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: April 29, 2015