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
Sept. 2013Sept. 2014p
RankMetropolitan AreaRateRateChange
  United States 7.0 5.7 -1.3
1 Decatur, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.2 7.9 -4.3
2 Yuma, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 29.8 25.9 -3.9
3 Danville, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.0 8.2 -3.8
4 Pueblo, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.0 5.7 -3.3
5 Rockford, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.3 8.2 -3.1
6 Kankakee-Bradley, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.7 7.7 -3.0
7 Grand Junction, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 4.5 -2.8
8 Greeley, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 3.8 -2.7
8 Lima, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 5.0 -2.7
8 Peoria, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.3 6.6 -2.7
11 Las Vegas-Paradise, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.7 7.1 -2.6
12 Mansfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 5.4 -2.5
12 Reno-Sparks, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.9 6.4 -2.5
14 Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.9 7.5 -2.4
14 Carson City, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.5 7.1 -2.4
14 Colorado Springs, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 5.1 -2.4
14 Flint, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.4 7.0 -2.4
14 Muskegon-Norton Shores, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.5 6.1 -2.4
14 Niles-Benton Harbor, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.4 6.0 -2.4
14 Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.3 5.9 -2.4
14 Toledo, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 5.3 -2.4
22 Canton-Massillon, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 4.9 -2.3
22 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.4 6.1 -2.3
22 Dayton, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 5.2 -2.3
22 Elkhart-Goshen, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 4.6 -2.3
22 Johnstown, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 5.4 -2.3
27 Anderson, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.0 5.8 -2.2
27 Bay City, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.3 6.1 -2.2
27 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 4.0 -2.2
27 El Centro, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 26.1 23.9 -2.2
27 Fort Wayne, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 4.6 -2.2
27 Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 5.5 -2.2
27 Yuba City, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.8 10.6 -2.2
34 Akron, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 4.8 -2.1
34 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 5.2 -2.1
34 Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 4.8 -2.1
34 Saginaw-Saginaw Township North, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.5 6.4 -2.1
34 South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 5.8 -2.1
34 Springfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 4.6 -2.1
34 Terre Haute, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.7 6.6 -2.1
34 Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.3 9.2 -2.1
34 Waterbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA 10.0 7.9 -2.1
34 Williamsport, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 4.8 -2.1
44 Coeur d'Alene, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 3.8 -2.0
44 Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 4.3 -2.0
44 McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.5 8.5 -2.0
44 Michigan City-La Porte, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.5 6.5 -2.0
44 Muncie, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 5.9 -2.0
44 New Bedford, MA Metropolitan NECTA 10.9 8.9 -2.0
44 Pine Bluff, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.6 7.6 -2.0
44 Reading, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 4.9 -2.0
44 Rocky Mount, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.8 8.8 -2.0
44 Sandusky, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 4.6 -2.0
54 Brownsville-Harlingen, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.9 8.0 -1.9
54 Champaign-Urbana, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 6.0 -1.9
54 Jackson, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.3 6.4 -1.9
54 Kokomo, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 5.3 -1.9
54 Louisville-Jefferson County, KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 5.5 -1.9
54 Port St. Lucie, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.2 7.3 -1.9
54 Redding, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.6 7.7 -1.9
54 Stockton, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.6 9.7 -1.9
62 Boise City-Nampa, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 3.5 -1.8
62 Boulder, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.9 3.1 -1.8
62 Elizabethtown, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 5.6 -1.8
62 Fort Smith, AR-OK Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 5.7 -1.8
62 Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 4.2 -1.8
62 Longview, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.8 7.0 -1.8
62 Morristown, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.0 7.2 -1.8
62 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 5.8 -1.8
62 Pocatello, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 3.8 -1.8
62 Springfield, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 5.7 -1.8
62 York-Hanover, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 4.6 -1.8
73 Bowling Green, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 5.0 -1.7
73 Chico, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.1 7.4 -1.7
73 Clarksville, TN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.8 7.1 -1.7
73 Elmira, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.8 6.1 -1.7
73 Erie, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 4.8 -1.7
73 Evansville, IN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 4.7 -1.7
73 Fort Collins-Loveland, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.9 3.2 -1.7
73 Hanford-Corcoran, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.5 9.8 -1.7
73 Holland-Grand Haven, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 4.5 -1.7
73 Idaho Falls, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.8 3.1 -1.7
73 Janesville, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 5.5 -1.7
73 Lancaster, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 3.9 -1.7
73 Lewiston, ID-WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 3.7 -1.7
73 New Haven, CT Metropolitan NECTA 7.8 6.1 -1.7
73 Norwich-New London, CT-RI Metropolitan NECTA 7.7 6.0 -1.7
73 Owensboro, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 5.0 -1.7
73 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 5.7 -1.7
73 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, RI-MA Metropolitan NECTA 9.2 7.5 -1.7
73 Racine, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.8 6.1 -1.7
73 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.9 8.2 -1.7
73 Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.5 7.8 -1.7
73 Steubenville-Weirton, OH-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.6 6.9 -1.7
95 Altoona, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 4.3 -1.6
95 Battle Creek, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 5.6 -1.6
95 Bloomington-Normal, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 5.6 -1.6
95 El Paso, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.6 7.0 -1.6
95 Fresno, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.1 9.5 -1.6
95 Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 4.7 -1.6
95 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT Metropolitan NECTA 7.5 5.9 -1.6
95 Hot Springs, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 6.1 -1.6
95 Kalamazoo-Portage, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 5.4 -1.6
95 Lafayette, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 4.6 -1.6
95 Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.4 7.8 -1.6
95 Lansing-East Lansing, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 5.2 -1.6
95 Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner, MA Metropolitan NECTA 9.5 7.9 -1.6
95 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.7 7.1 -1.6
95 Modesto, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.3 9.7 -1.6
95 Prescott, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 6.1 -1.6
95 Texarkana, TX-Texarkana, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 5.8 -1.6
95 Vallejo-Fairfield, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 6.3 -1.6
95 Wausau, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 4.4 -1.6
114 Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.0 6.5 -1.5
114 Indianapolis-Carmel, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 4.8 -1.5
114 Jackson, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.2 6.7 -1.5
114 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 5.6 -1.5
114 Lebanon, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 4.0 -1.5
114 Lexington-Fayette, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 5.0 -1.5
114 Merced, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 11.9 10.4 -1.5
114 Palm Coast, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.9 8.4 -1.5
114 Pittsburgh, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 4.6 -1.5
114 Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.1 6.6 -1.5
114 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 6.2 -1.5
114 Tyler, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 5.2 -1.5
114 Visalia-Porterville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 12.7 11.2 -1.5
127 Bakersfield-Delano, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.3 8.9 -1.4
127 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT Metropolitan NECTA 7.0 5.6 -1.4
127 Columbus, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 3.8 -1.4
127 Fayetteville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.5 7.1 -1.4
127 Jonesboro, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 5.3 -1.4
127 Kingston, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 5.8 -1.4
127 Madera-Chowchilla, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.6 8.2 -1.4
127 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 5.4 -1.4
127 Monroe, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 5.9 -1.4
127 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 5.9 -1.4
127 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 5.2 -1.4
127 Sherman-Denison, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 5.0 -1.4
127 Syracuse, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 5.7 -1.4
127 Wilmington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 6.0 -1.4
127 Yakima, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 5.6 -1.4
142 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 4.8 -1.3
142 Bend, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 6.6 -1.3
142 Binghamton, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 6.0 -1.3
142 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 5.7 -1.3
142 Burlington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 5.9 -1.3
142 Danbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA 5.9 4.6 -1.3
142 Flagstaff, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 6.4 -1.3
142 Glens Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 5.1 -1.3
142 Greensboro-High Point, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 6.3 -1.3
142 Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 5.9 -1.3
142 Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 5.3 -1.3
142 Longview, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.7 4.4 -1.3
142 Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.2 7.9 -1.3
142 Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 5.9 -1.3
142 Naples-Marco Island, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 6.2 -1.3
142 Ocean City, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.4 7.1 -1.3
142 Oshkosh-Neenah, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.7 4.4 -1.3
142 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 6.4 -1.3
142 Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 6.4 -1.3
142 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 5.4 -1.3
142 Rochester, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 5.5 -1.3
142 San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 4.7 -1.3
142 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 5.0 -1.3
142 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 4.9 -1.3
142 Sheboygan, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 4.0 -1.3
142 State College, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.0 3.7 -1.3
142 Utica-Rome, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 5.9 -1.3
169 Appleton, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 4.2 -1.2
169 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 6.2 -1.2
169 Cleveland, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 6.2 -1.2
169 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 6.1 -1.2
169 Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 5.9 -1.2
169 Eau Claire, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 4.0 -1.2
169 Fond du Lac, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 4.4 -1.2
169 Green Bay, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 4.3 -1.2
169 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 4.9 -1.2
169 Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 5.7 -1.2
169 Salinas, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.7 6.5 -1.2
169 Trenton-Ewing, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 5.1 -1.2
169 Victoria, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 4.0 -1.2
182 Ann Arbor, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 4.7 -1.1
182 Bloomington, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 5.0 -1.1
182 Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 6.0 -1.1
182 Corpus Christi, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 4.9 -1.1
182 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 5.0 -1.1
182 Duluth, MN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 4.4 -1.1
182 Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 4.4 -1.1
182 Greenville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 6.2 -1.1
182 Johnson City, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 6.5 -1.1
182 Knoxville, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 5.6 -1.1
182 La Crosse, WI-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.7 3.6 -1.1
182 Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.3 7.2 -1.1
182 Laredo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 5.4 -1.1
182 Lawton, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 5.5 -1.1
182 Lubbock, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.9 3.8 -1.1
182 Manchester, NH Metropolitan NECTA 4.9 3.8 -1.1
182 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 6.1 -1.1
182 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 5.3 -1.1
182 Olympia, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 5.4 -1.1
182 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 5.8 -1.1
182 Pittsfield, MA Metropolitan NECTA 7.4 6.3 -1.1
182 San Angelo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.0 3.9 -1.1
182 Spokane, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 5.7 -1.1
182 St. George, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.6 3.5 -1.1
182 Tucson, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 6.0 -1.1
182 Winston-Salem, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 5.6 -1.1
182 Worcester, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA 7.8 6.7 -1.1
209 Abilene, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.0 4.0 -1.0
209 Amarillo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.6 3.6 -1.0
209 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 4.2 -1.0
209 Chattanooga, TN-GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 6.4 -1.0
209 College Station-Bryan, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.9 3.9 -1.0
209 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.1 8.1 -1.0
209 Great Falls, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.5 3.5 -1.0
209 Manhattan, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.0 4.0 -1.0
209 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.6 3.6 -1.0
209 Missoula, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.5 3.5 -1.0
209 Napa, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 4.4 -1.0
209 North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 6.0 -1.0
209 Oklahoma City, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.2 4.2 -1.0
209 Pascagoula, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.8 7.8 -1.0
209 Punta Gorda, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 6.2 -1.0
209 Rome, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.5 7.5 -1.0
209 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 5.4 -1.0
209 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 5.3 -1.0
209 Springfield, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA 8.1 7.1 -1.0
209 Topeka, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 4.6 -1.0
209 Tulsa, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 4.6 -1.0
209 Waco, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 5.0 -1.0
209 Wenatchee-East Wenatchee, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 4.5 -1.0
232 Asheville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 4.6 -0.9
232 Billings, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.9 3.0 -0.9
232 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH Metropolitan NECTA 6.5 5.6 -0.9
232 Bremerton-Silverdale, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 5.3 -0.9
232 Goldsboro, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 6.5 -0.9
232 Gulfport-Biloxi, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.9 7.0 -0.9
232 Jackson, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 5.9 -0.9
232 Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.3 6.4 -0.9
232 Lewiston-Auburn, ME Metropolitan NECTA 5.8 4.9 -0.9
232 Madison, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.3 3.4 -0.9
232 Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 6.6 -0.9
232 Ocala, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.0 7.1 -0.9
232 Odessa, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.0 3.1 -0.9
232 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 5.7 -0.9
232 Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 5.8 -0.9
232 Rochester-Dover, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA 4.7 3.8 -0.9
232 Salem, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 6.2 -0.9
232 St. Cloud, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.4 3.5 -0.9
232 Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.1 6.2 -0.9
232 Wichita Falls, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 4.9 -0.9
252 Anniston-Oxford, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 6.7 -0.8
252 Barnstable Town, MA Metropolitan NECTA 6.4 5.6 -0.8
252 Bellingham, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 5.3 -0.8
252 Florence, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.5 7.7 -0.8
252 Hattiesburg, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 6.4 -0.8
252 Ithaca, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.7 3.9 -0.8
252 Jacksonville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 5.8 -0.8
252 Mankato-North Mankato, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.7 2.9 -0.8
252 Midland, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.4 2.6 -0.8
252 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 5.7 -0.8
252 Portsmouth, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA 4.3 3.5 -0.8
252 Provo-Orem, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.9 3.1 -0.8
252 Raleigh-Cary, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 5.0 -0.8
252 Rochester, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.9 3.1 -0.8
252 Salt Lake City, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.0 3.2 -0.8
252 Spartanburg, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 6.2 -0.8
252 Wheeling, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 5.5 -0.8
252 Wichita, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 5.2 -0.8
270 Baltimore-Towson, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 5.8 -0.7
270 Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 4.9 -0.7
270 Gadsden, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 5.9 -0.7
270 Lawrence, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.7 4.0 -0.7
270 Logan, UT-ID Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.3 2.6 -0.7
270 Medford, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.1 7.4 -0.7
270 Ogden-Clearfield, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.2 3.5 -0.7
270 Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, ME Metropolitan NECTA 4.9 4.2 -0.7
270 Salisbury, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 6.8 -0.7
270 Sumter, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.2 7.5 -0.7
280 Albuquerque, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 6.4 -0.6
280 Dalton, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 9.6 9.0 -0.6
280 Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 6.4 -0.6
280 Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 5.2 -0.6
280 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.7 5.1 -0.6
285 Anderson, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 5.9 -0.5
285 Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.8 7.3 -0.5
285 Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.1 4.6 -0.5
285 Eugene-Springfield, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 6.3 -0.5
285 Farmington, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 6.0 -0.5
285 Gainesville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 4.9 -0.5
285 Honolulu, HI Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.5 4.0 -0.5
285 Las Cruces, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.0 6.5 -0.5
285 Mobile, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 7.0 -0.5
285 Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 5.7 -0.5
285 St. Louis, MO-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area1 6.8 6.3 -0.5
285 Tallahassee, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.0 5.5 -0.5
297 Bangor, ME Metropolitan NECTA 5.7 5.3 -0.4
297 Brunswick, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.7 8.3 -0.4
297 Cumberland, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.7 6.3 -0.4
297 Gainesville, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 6.0 -0.4
297 Hinesville-Fort Stewart, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.6 8.2 -0.4
297 Jacksonville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 6.5 -0.4
297 Macon, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.2 7.8 -0.4
297 Montgomery, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.8 6.4 -0.4
297 Rapid City, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.3 2.9 -0.4
297 Tuscaloosa, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 5.5 -0.4
307 Albany, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.6 8.3 -0.3
307 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.6 7.3 -0.3
307 Birmingham-Hoover, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.7 5.4 -0.3
307 Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.7 5.4 -0.3
307 Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 5.9 -0.3
307 Columbia, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 6.3 -0.3
307 Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 5.8 -0.3
307 Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.6 6.3 -0.3
307 Lincoln, NE Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.1 2.8 -0.3
307 Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.9 3.6 -0.3
307 Santa Fe, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 5.0 -0.3
307 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 5.6 -0.3
307 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 5.0 -0.3
307 Winchester, VA-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.1 4.8 -0.3
321 Corvallis, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 5.1 -0.2
321 Danville, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.4 7.2 -0.2
321 Fargo, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 2.5 2.3 -0.2
321 Huntsville, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 5.3 -0.2
321 Joplin, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.3 5.1 -0.2
321 Lynchburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 5.9 -0.2
321 Richmond, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.7 5.5 -0.2
321 Roanoke, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 5.4 -0.2
321 Savannah, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.2 7.0 -0.2
321 Sioux Falls, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area 2.9 2.7 -0.2
321 St. Joseph, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.1 4.9 -0.2
332 Auburn-Opelika, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.8 4.7 -0.1
332 Cape Girardeau-Jackson, MO-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.8 5.7 -0.1
332 Casper, WY Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.8 3.7 -0.1
332 Columbus, GA-AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 8.2 8.1 -0.1
332 Decatur, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.3 6.2 -0.1
332 Dothan, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.4 6.3 -0.1
332 Grand Forks, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area 2.9 2.8 -0.1
332 Harrisonburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.1 5.0 -0.1
340 Athens-Clarke County, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.7 5.7 0.0
340 Baton Rouge, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.6 5.6 0.0
340 Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.1 4.1 0.0
340 Dover, DE Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 6.5 0.0
340 Fairbanks, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.0 5.0 0.0
340 Lake Charles, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.5 5.5 0.0
340 Springfield, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.1 5.1 0.0
347 Anchorage, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.1 5.2 0.1
347 Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area 10.7 10.8 0.1
347 Burlington-South Burlington, VT Metropolitan NECTA 3.6 3.7 0.1
347 Cedar Rapids, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.3 4.4 0.1
347 Charlottesville, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.4 4.5 0.1
347 Cheyenne, WY Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.3 4.4 0.1
347 Columbia, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.0 4.1 0.1
347 Dubuque, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.8 3.9 0.1
347 Kansas City, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.9 6.0 0.1
347 Morgantown, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.1 4.2 0.1
347 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 6.2 0.1
347 Shreveport-Bossier City, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 6.6 0.1
347 Valdosta, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 7.5 7.6 0.1
360 Ames, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.0 3.2 0.2
360 Bismarck, ND Metropolitan Statistical Area 1.9 2.1 0.2
360 Iowa City, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.0 3.2 0.2
360 Jefferson City, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.9 5.1 0.2
360 Sioux City, IA-NE-SD Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.2 4.4 0.2
360 Warner Robins, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.9 7.1 0.2
360 Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.1 4.3 0.2
367 Charleston, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area 5.4 5.7 0.3
367 Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 3.9 4.2 0.3
367 Lafayette, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 4.4 4.7 0.3
367 Monroe, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.2 6.5 0.3
371 Alexandria, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.1 6.5 0.4
371 Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area 6.5 6.9 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: October 29, 2014