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Local Area Unemployment Statistics
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Over-the-Year Change in Unemployment Rates for Metropolitan Areas

Over-the-Year Change in Unemployment Rates for Metropolitan Areas, 2018-2019 Annual Averages
Metropolitan area 2018
rate
2019
rate
Over-the-year
Change Rank

United States

3.9 3.7 -0.2  

Ocean City, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.2 6.9 -1.3 1

Danville, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 4.9 -1.2 2

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 5.2 -1.0 3

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 3.7 -0.9 4

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 4.8 -0.9 4

Carbondale-Marion, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 3.9 -0.9 4

Decatur, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 2.8 -0.8 7

Dothan, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.2 -0.8 7

Huntsville, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 2.7 -0.8 7

Montgomery, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.1 -0.8 7

Tuscaloosa, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.0 -0.8 7

Albany, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.3 -0.7 12

Auburn-Opelika, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 2.9 -0.7 12

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 5.5 -0.7 12

Champaign-Urbana, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.6 -0.7 12

Columbia, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 2.6 -0.7 12

Corpus Christi, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.3 -0.7 12

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 2.9 -0.7 12

Florence, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.0 -0.7 12

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.6 -0.7 12

Kankakee, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 4.8 -0.7 12

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.0 -0.7 12

Mobile, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 3.9 -0.7 12

New Bedford, MA Metropolitan NECTA

5.3 4.6 -0.7 12

Rocky Mount, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.1 -0.7 12

Sumter, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.3 -0.7 12

Warner Robins, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.6 -0.7 12

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.5 -0.6 28

Birmingham-Hoover, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 2.9 -0.6 28

Bloomington, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.6 -0.6 28

Casper, WY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.0 -0.6 28

Elmira, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.0 -0.6 28

Gadsden, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.5 -0.6 28

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 2.6 -0.6 28

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.8 -0.6 28

Ocala, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.9 -0.6 28

Peoria, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.5 -0.6 28

Pueblo, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.9 -0.6 28

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.9 -0.6 28

Texarkana, TX-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.3 -0.6 28

Anchorage, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.9 -0.5 41

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.7 -0.5 41

Beckley, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 5.0 -0.5 41

Carson City, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.1 -0.5 41

Charleston, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.8 -0.5 41

Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.9 2.4 -0.5 41

Cleveland-Elyria, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.2 -0.5 41

Colorado Springs, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.1 -0.5 41

Columbus, GA-AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.2 -0.5 41

Decatur, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 5.0 -0.5 41

El Paso, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.8 -0.5 41

Grand Junction, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.2 -0.5 41

Grants Pass, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.9 -0.5 41

Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.5 -0.5 41

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.8 -0.5 41

Longview, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.7 -0.5 41

Macon-Bibb County, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.9 -0.5 41

Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.0 -0.5 41

Pittsfield, MA Metropolitan NECTA

4.4 3.9 -0.5 41

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA Metropolitan NECTA

4.1 3.6 -0.5 41

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.3 -0.5 41

Spartanburg, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 2.6 -0.5 41

Springfield, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.9 -0.5 41

The Villages, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.8 -0.5 41

Toledo, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.4 -0.5 41

Trenton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.0 -0.5 41

Waterbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA

4.9 4.4 -0.5 41

Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.6 -0.5 41

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.4 -0.4 69

Bangor, ME Metropolitan NECTA

3.2 2.8 -0.4 69

Boulder, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.6 2.2 -0.4 69

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT Metropolitan NECTA

3.9 3.5 -0.4 69

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.2 -0.4 69

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.9 2.5 -0.4 69

Fairbanks, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.8 -0.4 69

Fort Collins, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.6 2.2 -0.4 69

Gainesville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.0 -0.4 69

Greeley, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.8 2.4 -0.4 69

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT Metropolitan NECTA

3.9 3.5 -0.4 69

Hinesville, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.9 -0.4 69

Homosassa Springs, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 5.0 -0.4 69

Hot Springs, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.6 -0.4 69

Houma-Thibodaux, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.4 -0.4 69

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 5.0 -0.4 69

Jacksonville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.5 -0.4 69

Killeen-Temple, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.8 -0.4 69

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.2 -0.4 69

Leominster-Gardner, MA Metropolitan NECTA

4.0 3.6 -0.4 69

Lima, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.1 -0.4 69

Morgantown, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.9 -0.4 69

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.2 -0.4 69

New Bern, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.9 -0.4 69

New Haven, CT Metropolitan NECTA

3.8 3.4 -0.4 69

Ogden-Clearfield, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.6 -0.4 69

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.2 -0.4 69

Port St. Lucie, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.8 -0.4 69

Punta Gorda, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.8 -0.4 69

Salt Lake City, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.9 2.5 -0.4 69

Savannah, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.3 -0.4 69

Springfield, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA

4.2 3.8 -0.4 69

Tyler, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.3 -0.4 69

Valdosta, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.7 -0.4 69

Victoria, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.5 -0.4 69

Worcester, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA

3.7 3.3 -0.4 69

Abilene, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 3.0 -0.3 105

Akron, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.3 -0.3 105

Albany, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.3 -0.3 105

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.5 -0.3 105

Alexandria, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 5.0 -0.3 105

Amarillo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.8 2.5 -0.3 105

Athens-Clarke County, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.4 -0.3 105

Austin-Round Rock, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.7 -0.3 105

Barnstable Town, MA Metropolitan NECTA

4.2 3.9 -0.3 105

Binghamton, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.4 -0.3 105

Bismarck, ND Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.6 2.3 -0.3 105

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH Metropolitan NECTA

3.1 2.8 -0.3 105

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.2 -0.3 105

California-Lexington Park, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.2 -0.3 105

Canton-Massillon, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.6 -0.3 105

Cheyenne, WY Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.6 -0.3 105

Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.6 -0.3 105

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 2.8 -0.3 105

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.3 -0.3 105

Danbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA

3.3 3.0 -0.3 105

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.6 -0.3 105

Eugene, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.0 -0.3 105

Gainesville, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 2.9 -0.3 105

Goldsboro, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.1 -0.3 105

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.7 -0.3 105

Jackson, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.5 -0.3 105

Jacksonville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.2 -0.3 105

Jonesboro, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 2.8 -0.3 105

Kingston, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.6 -0.3 105

Lafayette, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.6 -0.3 105

Lewiston-Auburn, ME Metropolitan NECTA

3.0 2.7 -0.3 105

Logan, UT-ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.5 2.2 -0.3 105

Mansfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.6 -0.3 105

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 6.3 -0.3 105

Medford, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.3 -0.3 105

Merced, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.5 8.2 -0.3 105

Modesto, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 6.2 -0.3 105

Muskegon, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.3 -0.3 105

New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.3 -0.3 105

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.6 -0.3 105

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.2 -0.3 105

Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI Metropolitan NECTA

3.8 3.5 -0.3 105

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.1 -0.3 105

Owensboro, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.7 -0.3 105

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.3 -0.3 105

Panama City, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.9 -0.3 105

Portland-South Portland, ME Metropolitan NECTA

2.5 2.2 -0.3 105

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.5 -0.3 105

Provo-Orem, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 2.4 -0.3 105

Rockford, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 5.4 -0.3 105

Rome, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.0 -0.3 105

St. George, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 2.9 -0.3 105

St. Louis, MO-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area(1)

3.4 3.1 -0.3 105

Salem, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.9 -0.3 105

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.7 -0.3 105

Sebring, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.7 -0.3 105

Staunton-Waynesboro, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.8 2.5 -0.3 105

Tallahassee, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.3 -0.3 105

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.3 -0.3 105

Utica-Rome, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.2 -0.3 105

Waco, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.3 -0.3 105

Wilmington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.6 -0.3 105

Ann Arbor, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 2.9 -0.2 167

Bakersfield, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.1 7.9 -0.2 167

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.5 -0.2 167

Bend-Redmond, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.9 -0.2 167

Bloomington, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.4 -0.2 167

Brunswick, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.7 -0.2 167

Burlington-South Burlington, VT Metropolitan NECTA

2.1 1.9 -0.2 167

Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.5 -0.2 167

Charlottesville, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 2.5 -0.2 167

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.9 -0.2 167

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.7 -0.2 167

Cleveland, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.5 -0.2 167

College Station-Bryan, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.8 -0.2 167

Dalton, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.8 -0.2 167

Dayton, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.1 -0.2 167

Erie, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.7 -0.2 167

Fayetteville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 5.0 -0.2 167

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 2.5 -0.2 167

Fort Smith, AR-OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.5 -0.2 167

Fresno, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.6 7.4 -0.2 167

Glens Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.2 -0.2 167

Greensboro-High Point, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.0 -0.2 167

Harrisonburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.9 2.7 -0.2 167

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 3.0 -0.2 167

Jackson, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.8 -0.2 167

Kalamazoo-Portage, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.6 -0.2 167

Kansas City, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 3.1 -0.2 167

Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 3.0 -0.2 167

Lawton, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.5 -0.2 167

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 3.1 -0.2 167

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.0 -0.2 167

Lubbock, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 2.9 -0.2 167

Lynchburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.2 -0.2 167

Midland, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.8 -0.2 167

Monroe, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.0 -0.2 167

Muncie, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.8 -0.2 167

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.1 -0.2 167

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.7 -0.2 167

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 5.3 -0.2 167

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.1 -0.2 167

Redding, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.8 -0.2 167

Reno, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.3 -0.2 167

Richmond, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 2.9 -0.2 167

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.1 -0.2 167

Rochester, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.0 -0.2 167

Salisbury, MD-DE Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.5 -0.2 167

San Angelo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 3.0 -0.2 167

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 3.1 -0.2 167

Sherman-Denison, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 3.1 -0.2 167

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.9 -0.2 167

Springfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.4 -0.2 167

Syracuse, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.1 -0.2 167

Tulsa, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 3.1 -0.2 167

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.8 -0.2 167

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 3.0 -0.2 167

Wichita Falls, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.2 -0.2 167

Wichita, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.4 -0.2 167

Winchester, VA-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.9 2.7 -0.2 167

Winston-Salem, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.6 -0.2 167

Yuba City, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.2 7.0 -0.2 167

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.5 -0.1 227

Asheville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 3.1 -0.1 227

Bay City, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.7 -0.1 227

Billings, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.3 -0.1 227

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 3.0 -0.1 227

Chattanooga, TN-GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.4 -0.1 227

Clarksville, TN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.1 -0.1 227

Columbus, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.6 2.5 -0.1 227

Corvallis, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 3.0 -0.1 227

Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 4.0 -0.1 227

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.2 -0.1 227

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.4 -0.1 227

East Stroudsburg, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 5.5 -0.1 227

Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 4.0 -0.1 227

Fargo, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.3 2.2 -0.1 227

Great Falls, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.5 -0.1 227

Greenville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.2 -0.1 227

Hammond, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 5.3 -0.1 227

Ithaca, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.5 -0.1 227

Jefferson City, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.6 2.5 -0.1 227

Johnson City, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.7 -0.1 227

Knoxville, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 3.2 -0.1 227

Lansing-East Lansing, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.5 -0.1 227

Laredo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.7 -0.1 227

Lawrence, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.9 -0.1 227

Lexington-Fayette, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 3.2 -0.1 227

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.6 -0.1 227

Madera, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.1 7.0 -0.1 227

Michigan City-La Porte, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.2 -0.1 227

Midland, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.2 2.1 -0.1 227

Napa, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.9 -0.1 227

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 2.6 -0.1 227

Oklahoma City, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.9 -0.1 227

Portsmouth, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA

2.4 2.3 -0.1 227

Raleigh, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.4 -0.1 227

Roanoke, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.9 2.8 -0.1 227

Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.7 -0.1 227

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.3 -0.1 227

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.8 2.7 -0.1 227

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 2.6 -0.1 227

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.9 -0.1 227

Santa Rosa, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.8 2.7 -0.1 227

Stockton-Lodi, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 6.0 -0.1 227

Terre Haute, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.3 -0.1 227

Topeka, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.3 -0.1 227

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 3.1 -0.1 227

Watertown-Fort Drum, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 5.4 -0.1 227

Williamsport, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.9 -0.1 227

York-Hanover, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.9 -0.1 227

Yuma, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

16.9 16.8 -0.1 227

Baton Rouge, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.3 0.0 277

Battle Creek, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.2 0.0 277

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.6 0.0 277

Boise City, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.8 2.8 0.0 277

Bowling Green, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.8 0.0 277

Burlington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.8 0.0 277

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 3.0 0.0 277

Cedar Rapids, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.8 2.8 0.0 277

Cumberland, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 5.2 0.0 277

Dover, DE Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 4.1 0.0 277

Dover-Durham, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA

2.4 2.4 0.0 277

Enid, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.9 2.9 0.0 277

Evansville, IN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 3.1 0.0 277

Fort Wayne, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 3.1 0.0 277

Gettysburg, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.4 0.0 277

Grand Forks, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.6 2.6 0.0 277

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 3.0 0.0 277

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.8 0.0 277

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.6 0.0 277

Idaho Falls, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.4 2.4 0.0 277

Iowa City, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.0 2.0 0.0 277

Kokomo, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 4.0 0.0 277

Lancaster, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.5 0.0 277

Lewiston, ID-WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 3.3 0.0 277

Manchester, NH Metropolitan NECTA

2.5 2.5 0.0 277

Manhattan, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.8 2.8 0.0 277

Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.2 0.0 277

Missoula, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 3.3 0.0 277

Morristown, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.8 0.0 277

Odessa, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 2.7 0.0 277

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.2 0.0 277

Pittsburgh, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.4 0.0 277

St. Joseph, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.9 2.9 0.0 277

Salinas, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 6.4 0.0 277

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 5.0 0.0 277

Santa Fe, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 4.1 0.0 277

Sioux Falls, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.4 2.4 0.0 277

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.6 0.0 277

Springfield, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 2.7 0.0 277

State College, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.4 0.0 277

Urban Honolulu, HI Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.3 2.3 0.0 277

Visalia-Porterville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.8 9.8 0.0 277

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.8 0.0 277

Albuquerque, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.7 0.1 320

Ames, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

1.6 1.7 0.1 320

Appleton, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 2.8 0.1 320

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.7 0.1 320

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.9 0.1 320

Chico, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 5.2 0.1 320

Coeur d'Alene, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.6 0.1 320

Columbia, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.2 2.3 0.1 320

Dubuque, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.4 2.5 0.1 320

Farmington, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 5.8 0.1 320

Flint, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 5.1 0.1 320

Hanford-Corcoran, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.9 8.0 0.1 320

Johnstown, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 5.5 0.1 320

Joplin, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.8 2.9 0.1 320

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.3 2.4 0.1 320

Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.7 0.1 320

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 2.8 0.1 320

Lake Charles, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.9 0.1 320

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 5.8 0.1 320

Lebanon, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 4.0 0.1 320

Madison, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.3 2.4 0.1 320

Monroe, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 5.2 0.1 320

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 3.1 0.1 320

Pocatello, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.8 2.9 0.1 320

Rapid City, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.9 3.0 0.1 320

Saginaw, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.9 0.1 320

Sheboygan, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.5 2.6 0.1 320

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.6 2.7 0.1 320

Tucson, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.5 0.1 320

Twin Falls, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 2.8 0.1 320

Altoona, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.6 0.2 350

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.4 2.6 0.2 350

Flagstaff, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 5.7 0.2 350

Fond du Lac, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.6 2.8 0.2 350

Green Bay, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.8 3.0 0.2 350

Kennewick-Richland, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 5.7 0.2 350

Las Cruces, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 5.8 0.2 350

Lincoln, NE Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.6 2.8 0.2 350

Longview, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.9 6.1 0.2 350

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 3.4 0.2 350

Olympia-Tumwater, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.9 0.2 350

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 2.9 0.2 350

Pine Bluff, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 5.1 0.2 350

Prescott, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.6 0.2 350

Reading, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.5 0.2 350

St. Cloud, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 3.5 0.2 350

Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 5.8 0.2 350

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 5.5 0.2 350

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 2.9 0.2 350

Wausau, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.6 2.8 0.2 350

Duluth, MN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 4.3 0.3 370

Grand Island, NE Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 3.4 0.3 370

Janesville-Beloit, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 3.5 0.3 370

Mankato-North Mankato, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.6 2.9 0.3 370

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.9 3.2 0.3 370

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 5.5 0.3 370

Racine, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.9 0.3 370

Rochester, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 3.0 0.3 370

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 5.5 0.3 370

Walla Walla, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 5.0 0.3 370

Wheeling, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 5.5 0.3 370

Bellingham, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 5.1 0.4 381

Eau Claire, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.8 3.2 0.4 381

Elkhart-Goshen, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.6 3.0 0.4 381

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 5.6 0.4 381

Wenatchee, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 5.2 0.4 381

Jackson, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.8 0.5 386

Hattiesburg, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.9 0.6 387

Yakima, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.3 7.1 0.8 388

El Centro, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

18.9 20.9 2.0 389

Footnotes
(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. Areas in the six New England states are Metropolitan New England City and Town Areas (NECTAs), while areas in other states are county-based.

 

Last Modified Date: April 15, 2022