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
May 2013May 2014p
RankMetropolitan AreaRateRateChange
  United States 7.3 6.1 -1.2
1 New Bedford, MA Metropolitan NECTA 10.4 7.6 -2.8
2 Sumter, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.7 6.0 -2.7
3 Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.1 5.5 -2.6
4 Rocky Mount, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.3 9.8 -2.5
5 Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.8 7.4 -2.4
5 Florence, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.5 6.1 -2.4
5 Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner, MA Metropolitan NECTA 9.1 6.7 -2.4
5 Lima, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 5.2 -2.4
5 Morristown, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.4 7.0 -2.4
5 Spartanburg, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 4.9 -2.4
5 Toledo, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 5.5 -2.4
12 Anderson, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 4.6 -2.3
12 Muncie, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.2 6.9 -2.3
12 Reno-Sparks, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.7 7.4 -2.3
15 Anderson, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.0 6.8 -2.2
15 El Centro, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 23.3 21.1 -2.2
15 Mansfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 5.7 -2.2
15 Ocean City, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.3 9.1 -2.2
15 Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.2 10.0 -2.2
20 Carson City, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.1 8.0 -2.1
20 Dayton, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 5.3 -2.1
20 Elkhart-Goshen, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 5.3 -2.1
20 Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.2 7.1 -2.1
20 Las Vegas-Paradise, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.0 7.9 -2.1
20 Muskegon-Norton Shores, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.1 7.0 -2.1
20 Redding, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.5 8.4 -2.1
20 Springfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 4.7 -2.1
20 Yuma, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 28.6 26.5 -2.1
29 Coeur d'Alene, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 4.6 -2.0
29 Johnstown, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.4 6.4 -2.0
29 Kokomo, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.3 6.3 -2.0
29 Michigan City-La Porte, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.4 7.4 -2.0
29 Sandusky, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 4.6 -2.0
29 Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.0 7.0 -2.0
29 South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.6 6.6 -2.0
29 Terre Haute, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.6 7.6 -2.0
29 Williamsport, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 5.7 -2.0
29 Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.8 5.8 -2.0
39 Akron, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 4.9 -1.9
39 Burlington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.3 6.4 -1.9
39 Canton-Massillon, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 5.2 -1.9
39 Cleveland, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.8 5.9 -1.9
39 Fort Wayne, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 5.2 -1.9
39 Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 4.4 -1.9
39 Longview, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.4 8.5 -1.9
39 McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.5 8.6 -1.9
39 Merced, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 14.4 12.5 -1.9
39 Prescott, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 6.0 -1.9
39 Worcester, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA 7.5 5.6 -1.9
50 Brownsville-Harlingen, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.0 8.2 -1.8
50 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.3 6.5 -1.8
50 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.0 7.2 -1.8
50 Chico, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.7 7.9 -1.8
50 Columbia, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 4.9 -1.8
50 Columbus, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 4.3 -1.8
50 El Paso, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.8 7.0 -1.8
50 Fresno, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.3 10.5 -1.8
50 Greensboro-High Point, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.7 6.9 -1.8
50 Jackson, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.5 6.7 -1.8
50 Lafayette, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 5.1 -1.8
50 Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.4 7.6 -1.8
50 Niles-Benton Harbor, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.0 7.2 -1.8
50 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 6.1 -1.8
50 Pocatello, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 4.2 -1.8
50 Port St. Lucie, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.9 7.1 -1.8
50 Reading, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 5.7 -1.8
50 Wilmington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.4 6.6 -1.8
68 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 6.0 -1.7
68 Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.0 10.3 -1.7
68 Barnstable Town, MA Metropolitan NECTA 6.7 5.0 -1.7
68 Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 4.6 -1.7
68 Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 5.1 -1.7
68 Elmira, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.2 6.5 -1.7
68 Hanford-Corcoran, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.9 11.2 -1.7
68 Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 4.9 -1.7
68 Indianapolis-Carmel, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 5.3 -1.7
68 Kingston, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 6.0 -1.7
68 Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.2 7.5 -1.7
68 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.7 8.0 -1.7
68 Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.1 7.4 -1.7
68 Springfield, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA 7.8 6.1 -1.7
68 York-Hanover, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 5.3 -1.7
68 Yuba City, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 14.7 13.0 -1.7
84 Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 4.4 -1.6
84 Goldsboro, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.3 6.7 -1.6
84 Greenville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.6 7.0 -1.6
84 Jackson, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.9 7.3 -1.6
84 Lancaster, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 4.5 -1.6
84 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.8 7.2 -1.6
84 Modesto, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.7 11.1 -1.6
84 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, RI-MA Metropolitan NECTA 9.6 8.0 -1.6
84 Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.3 6.7 -1.6
84 Sherman-Denison, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 5.0 -1.6
84 St. George, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.1 3.5 -1.6
84 Steubenville-Weirton, OH-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.3 7.7 -1.6
84 Stockton, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.9 10.3 -1.6
84 Vallejo-Fairfield, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.2 6.6 -1.6
84 Winston-Salem, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.8 6.2 -1.6
99 Bay City, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.1 7.6 -1.5
99 Bend, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.1 7.6 -1.5
99 Bloomington, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 5.7 -1.5
99 Boise City-Nampa, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.7 4.2 -1.5
99 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH Metropolitan NECTA 6.2 4.7 -1.5
99 Chattanooga, TN-GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 6.2 -1.5
99 Dalton, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.3 8.8 -1.5
99 Evansville, IN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 5.5 -1.5
99 Flint, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.5 8.0 -1.5
99 Fort Smith, AR-OK Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.8 6.3 -1.5
99 Greeley, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 5.4 -1.5
99 Holland-Grand Haven, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 5.3 -1.5
99 Idaho Falls, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 3.7 -1.5
99 Johnson City, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 6.2 -1.5
99 Knoxville, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 5.4 -1.5
99 Lebanon, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 4.6 -1.5
99 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 5.1 -1.5
99 Palm Coast, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.1 8.6 -1.5
99 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 5.5 -1.5
99 Saginaw-Saginaw Township North, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.1 7.6 -1.5
99 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 5.8 -1.5
99 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 5.3 -1.5
99 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.6 7.1 -1.5
99 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 5.0 -1.5
99 Trenton-Ewing, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 5.4 -1.5
99 Utica-Rome, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 6.2 -1.5
125 Altoona, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 5.1 -1.4
125 Clarksville, TN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.8 7.4 -1.4
125 Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 6.0 -1.4
125 Grand Junction, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.8 6.4 -1.4
125 Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 5.4 -1.4
125 Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.1 6.7 -1.4
125 Monroe, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.2 6.8 -1.4
125 Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.0 6.6 -1.4
125 Pittsfield, MA Metropolitan NECTA 7.1 5.7 -1.4
125 Pueblo, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.1 7.7 -1.4
125 Rockford, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.3 8.9 -1.4
125 State College, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 4.1 -1.4
137 Asheville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 5.1 -1.3
137 Bakersfield-Delano, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.4 10.1 -1.3
137 Battle Creek, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 6.3 -1.3
137 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 6.0 -1.3
137 Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 5.8 -1.3
137 College Station-Bryan, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 3.9 -1.3
137 Decatur, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.4 9.1 -1.3
137 Erie, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 5.8 -1.3
137 Fayetteville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.0 7.7 -1.3
137 Great Falls, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.8 3.5 -1.3
137 Jonesboro, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 5.8 -1.3
137 Kalamazoo-Portage, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 6.3 -1.3
137 Kankakee-Bradley, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.1 8.8 -1.3
137 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.6 7.3 -1.3
137 Lawton, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 5.6 -1.3
137 Naples-Marco Island, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 5.4 -1.3
137 North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 5.7 -1.3
137 Ocala, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.3 7.0 -1.3
137 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 5.9 -1.3
137 Pittsburgh, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 5.3 -1.3
137 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 5.0 -1.3
137 Syracuse, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 6.1 -1.3
137 Victoria, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 4.1 -1.3
160 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 5.1 -1.2
160 Appleton, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 4.9 -1.2
160 Binghamton, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 6.3 -1.2
160 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 5.0 -1.2
160 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 5.3 -1.2
160 Eau Claire, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 4.7 -1.2
160 Hot Springs, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 6.4 -1.2
160 Janesville, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 6.5 -1.2
160 Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 5.9 -1.2
160 Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 6.3 -1.2
160 Lake Charles, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 4.7 -1.2
160 Lansing-East Lansing, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 6.4 -1.2
160 Laredo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 5.5 -1.2
160 Lewiston, ID-WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.7 4.5 -1.2
160 Logan, UT-ID Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.7 2.5 -1.2
160 Longview, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.7 4.5 -1.2
160 Lubbock, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.0 3.8 -1.2
160 Napa, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.7 4.5 -1.2
160 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 6.7 -1.2
160 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 5.7 -1.2
160 Provo-Orem, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.4 3.2 -1.2
160 Punta Gorda, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 5.9 -1.2
160 Raleigh-Cary, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 5.4 -1.2
160 Rochester, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 5.8 -1.2
160 Salem, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.0 6.8 -1.2
160 San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 4.7 -1.2
160 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 5.0 -1.2
160 Sheboygan, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 4.8 -1.2
160 Topeka, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 4.9 -1.2
160 Tyler, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 5.1 -1.2
160 Wichita Falls, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 4.7 -1.2
191 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 4.1 -1.1
191 Baton Rouge, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 5.0 -1.1
191 Colorado Springs, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.8 6.7 -1.1
191 Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 5.3 -1.1
191 Flagstaff, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 6.5 -1.1
191 Glens Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 5.7 -1.1
191 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 5.0 -1.1
191 Jacksonville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 5.8 -1.1
191 Manhattan, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 4.3 -1.1
191 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 6.4 -1.1
191 Missoula, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.0 3.9 -1.1
191 Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.3 7.2 -1.1
191 Ogden-Clearfield, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.4 3.3 -1.1
191 Pascagoula, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.3 8.2 -1.1
191 Pine Bluff, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.5 8.4 -1.1
191 Racine, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.1 7.0 -1.1
191 Salinas, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.5 7.4 -1.1
191 Salt Lake City, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.3 3.2 -1.1
191 San Angelo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.1 4.0 -1.1
191 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 5.0 -1.1
191 Shreveport-Bossier City, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 5.7 -1.1
191 Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 6.2 -1.1
191 Visalia-Porterville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.7 11.6 -1.1
191 Waco, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 5.0 -1.1
215 Abilene, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.1 4.1 -1.0
215 Amarillo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.6 3.6 -1.0
215 Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.0 7.0 -1.0
215 Corpus Christi, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 4.9 -1.0
215 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.0 8.0 -1.0
215 Eugene-Springfield, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 6.3 -1.0
215 Fond du Lac, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 5.2 -1.0
215 Green Bay, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 5.1 -1.0
215 Lawrence, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 4.2 -1.0
215 Lewiston-Auburn, ME Metropolitan NECTA 6.5 5.5 -1.0
215 Madera-Chowchilla, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.5 9.5 -1.0
215 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 6.1 -1.0
215 Monroe, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 5.7 -1.0
215 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 5.3 -1.0
215 Oshkosh-Neenah, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 5.2 -1.0
215 Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 5.4 -1.0
215 Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 5.9 -1.0
215 Peoria, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.2 7.2 -1.0
215 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 5.6 -1.0
215 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 6.1 -1.0
215 Rome, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.9 7.9 -1.0
215 Spokane, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 6.7 -1.0
215 Texarkana, TX-Texarkana, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 6.0 -1.0
215 Waterbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA 10.2 9.2 -1.0
215 Wausau, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 5.5 -1.0
240 Alexandria, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 5.5 -0.9
240 Baltimore-Towson, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 6.0 -0.9
240 Billings, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.0 3.1 -0.9
240 Boulder, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.1 4.2 -0.9
240 Bowling Green, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 6.4 -0.9
240 Bremerton-Silverdale, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 6.1 -0.9
240 Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 4.9 -0.9
240 Fort Collins-Loveland, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 4.3 -0.9
240 Gulfport-Biloxi, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.1 7.2 -0.9
240 Hattiesburg, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 6.8 -0.9
240 Jacksonville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 6.8 -0.9
240 Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 5.8 -0.9
240 Medford, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.3 8.4 -0.9
240 Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, ME Metropolitan NECTA 5.5 4.6 -0.9
240 Salisbury, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.2 7.3 -0.9
240 Springfield, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 6.0 -0.9
240 Tucson, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 5.8 -0.9
240 Wichita, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 5.4 -0.9
258 Albuquerque, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 6.1 -0.8
258 Ann Arbor, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 5.3 -0.8
258 Champaign-Urbana, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 6.3 -0.8
258 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT Metropolitan NECTA 7.8 7.0 -0.8
258 Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.5 3.7 -0.8
258 Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 6.2 -0.8
258 Ithaca, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.9 4.1 -0.8
258 Las Cruces, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 6.7 -0.8
258 Louisville-Jefferson County, KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.8 7.0 -0.8
258 Macon, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.7 7.9 -0.8
258 Madison, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.8 4.0 -0.8
258 New Haven, CT Metropolitan NECTA 8.0 7.2 -0.8
258 Norwich-New London, CT-RI Metropolitan NECTA 8.0 7.2 -0.8
258 Odessa, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.0 3.2 -0.8
258 Olympia, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 6.3 -0.8
258 Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 5.6 -0.8
258 Rochester-Dover, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA 4.9 4.1 -0.8
258 St. Cloud, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.8 4.0 -0.8
258 Tallahassee, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 5.5 -0.8
258 Tulsa, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 4.8 -0.8
258 Yakima, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.4 8.6 -0.8
279 Albany, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.1 8.4 -0.7
279 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.0 7.3 -0.7
279 Bangor, ME Metropolitan NECTA 6.4 5.7 -0.7
279 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT Metropolitan NECTA 7.2 6.5 -0.7
279 Burlington-South Burlington, VT Metropolitan NECTA 3.4 2.7 -0.7
279 Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.1 4.4 -0.7
279 Cumberland, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 6.6 -0.7
279 Farmington, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 5.7 -0.7
279 Jackson, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 6.3 -0.7
279 La Crosse, WI-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.0 4.3 -0.7
279 Manchester, NH Metropolitan NECTA 4.9 4.2 -0.7
279 Midland, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.3 2.6 -0.7
279 Oklahoma City, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.1 4.4 -0.7
279 Portsmouth, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA 4.4 3.7 -0.7
279 Santa Fe, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 4.5 -0.7
294 Bellingham, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 6.4 -0.6
294 Brunswick, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.1 8.5 -0.6
294 Cedar Rapids, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.8 4.2 -0.6
294 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 6.6 -0.6
294 Danbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA 6.1 5.5 -0.6
294 Danville, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.0 9.4 -0.6
294 Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.5 3.9 -0.6
294 Duluth, MN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 5.5 -0.6
294 Gainesville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 4.9 -0.6
294 Hinesville-Fort Stewart, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.0 8.4 -0.6
294 Joplin, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 5.2 -0.6
294 Lafayette, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.8 4.2 -0.6
294 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.6 4.0 -0.6
294 Springfield, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.7 5.1 -0.6
294 Wenatchee-East Wenatchee, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 7.3 -0.6
309 Corvallis, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 4.9 -0.5
309 Danville, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.2 7.7 -0.5
309 Dubuque, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.3 3.8 -0.5
309 Elizabethtown, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 6.9 -0.5
309 Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 6.6 -0.5
309 Lincoln, NE Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.6 3.1 -0.5
309 Owensboro, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 6.4 -0.5
309 Savannah, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 7.0 -0.5
309 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.7 5.2 -0.5
309 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 5.0 -0.5
319 Bloomington-Normal, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 6.0 -0.4
319 Casper, WY Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.0 3.6 -0.4
319 Cheyenne, WY Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.7 4.3 -0.4
319 Columbia, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.6 4.2 -0.4
319 Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 6.1 -0.4
319 Fargo, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 2.9 2.5 -0.4
319 Gainesville, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 6.1 -0.4
319 Harrisonburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 5.4 -0.4
319 Mankato-North Mankato, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.8 3.4 -0.4
319 Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.2 3.8 -0.4
319 Roanoke, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 5.5 -0.4
319 Rochester, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.1 3.7 -0.4
319 St. Joseph, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 5.0 -0.4
319 St. Louis, MO-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area1 6.9 6.5 -0.4
319 Valdosta, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.0 7.6 -0.4
319 Wheeling, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 6.2 -0.4
335 Ames, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.3 3.0 -0.3
335 Athens-Clarke County, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 5.7 -0.3
335 Dover, DE Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 6.2 -0.3
335 Fairbanks, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 5.3 -0.3
335 Richmond, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 5.6 -0.3
335 Sioux City, IA-NE-SD Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.5 4.2 -0.3
335 Winchester, VA-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 5.0 -0.3
342 Anchorage, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 5.2 -0.2
342 Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 5.8 -0.2
342 Columbus, GA-AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.2 8.0 -0.2
342 Iowa City, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.2 3.0 -0.2
342 Lexington-Fayette, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 6.4 -0.2
342 Lynchburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 6.2 -0.2
342 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 5.8 -0.2
342 Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.3 4.1 -0.2
350 Cape Girardeau-Jackson, MO-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 6.2 -0.1
350 Charlottesville, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.8 4.7 -0.1
350 Grand Forks, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.3 3.2 -0.1
350 Jefferson City, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 5.2 -0.1
350 Kansas City, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 6.2 -0.1
350 Morgantown, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.4 4.3 -0.1
350 Rapid City, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.8 3.7 -0.1
350 Warner Robins, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 7.0 -0.1
358 Auburn-Opelika, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.8 4.8 0.0
358 Bismarck, ND Metropolitan Statistical Area 2.2 2.2 0.0
358 Honolulu, HI Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.1 4.1 0.0
358 Mobile, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 7.1 0.0
362 Anniston-Oxford, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 7.1 0.1
362 Birmingham-Hoover, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 5.4 0.1
362 Dothan, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 6.1 0.1
362 Sioux Falls, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.2 3.3 0.1
362 Tuscaloosa, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 5.9 0.1
367 Decatur, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 6.2 0.2
367 Huntsville, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 5.4 0.2
367 Montgomery, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 6.3 0.2
370 Charleston, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 6.1 0.3
370 Gadsden, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 6.4 0.3
372 Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 6.4 0.4

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: July 1, 2014