Charts of the areas with the highest location quotient for each occupation, May 2016


Areas with the highest location quotient for Material Moving Workers, All Other, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

South Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

15.86

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

13.24

Anchorage, AK

9.73

Northwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

6.10

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA

5.78

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

4.68

Stockton-Lodi, CA

4.46

Bakersfield, CA

4.06

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

3.95

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

3.52
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Mobile, AL

23.76

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

10.03

Baton Rouge, LA

7.85

Fargo, ND-MN

7.27

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

6.99

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

5.93

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

4.97

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN

4.72

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

4.51

Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

4.06
Areas with the highest location quotient for Mine Shuttle Car Operators, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Beckley, WV

193.96

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

170.53

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

93.55

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

83.65

Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

57.90
Areas with the highest location quotient for Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Arecibo, PR

9.29

Guayama, PR

5.31

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

4.41

Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.39

Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.80

Garrett County, Maryland nonmetropolitan area

3.79

Prescott, AZ

3.36

Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

3.28

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

3.25

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

3.14
Areas with the highest location quotient for Wellhead Pumpers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

116.83

Midland, TX

80.87

Northeast Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

57.54

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

46.49

Odessa, TX

33.65

Southwest Kansas nonmetropolitan area

32.55

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

29.23

Southwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

28.47

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

28.10

Northwest Kansas nonmetropolitan area

27.17
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Lafayette, LA

87.54

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

58.99

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

35.50

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

33.07

Odessa, TX

18.50

Coastal Plains Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

13.19

Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH

12.20

Northern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

10.43

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

10.31

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

8.30
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

86.39

Charleston, WV

51.93

Southwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

42.80

Northern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

28.74

Oklahoma City, OK

5.54

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD

1.82

Newark, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division

1.72

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

0.29
Areas with the highest location quotient for Packers and Packagers, Hand, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Monroe, MI

4.47

New Bedford, MA

3.86

Taunton-Middleborough-Norton, MA NECTA Division

3.54

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

3.33

Merced, CA

3.27

Central Washington nonmetropolitan area

3.18

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

2.86

Yakima, WA

2.81

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

2.80

Goldsboro, NC

2.60
Areas with the highest location quotient for Machine Feeders and Offbearers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

29.04

South Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

13.73

Northern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

12.69

Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

11.66

Southwest Washington nonmetropolitan area

8.75

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

8.71

Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

8.32

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

7.78

Racine, WI

6.60

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

6.54
Areas with the highest location quotient for Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA

3.81

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

3.66

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA

2.48

Elgin, IL Metropolitan Division

2.45

Gainesville, GA

2.40

York-Hanover, PA

2.33

Stockton-Lodi, CA

2.24

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

2.22

Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

2.16

Savannah, GA

2.14
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

2.47

Lubbock, TX

2.43

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

2.40

Amarillo, TX

2.22

Yuma, AZ

2.15

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

2.15

Joplin, MO

2.13

Gainesville, GA

2.09

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

2.08

Billings, MT

2.08
Areas with the highest location quotient for Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

6.25

Albany, OR

5.19

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

3.97

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL

3.70

Evansville, IN-KY

3.63

Rockford, IL

3.62

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA

3.61

Stockton-Lodi, CA

3.53

Merced, CA

3.13

Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area

3.13
Areas with the highest location quotient for Hoist and Winch Operators, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

4.26

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

3.23

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division

2.53

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

2.37

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

2.14

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

0.56
Areas with the highest location quotient for Loading Machine Operators, Underground Mining, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

33.24

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

21.56
Areas with the highest location quotient for Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

35.76

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

13.69

Beckley, WV

12.05

Garrett County, Maryland nonmetropolitan area

11.62

Southwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

10.38

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

7.22

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

6.82

Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

6.30

North Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

6.27

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

5.76
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dredge Operators, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Lake Charles, LA

45.08
Areas with the highest location quotient for Crane and Tower Operators, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

12.08

Gary, IN Metropolitan Division

7.86

Lake Charles, LA

7.53

Decatur, AL

7.01

Mobile, AL

7.00

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

6.95

Lafayette, LA

6.72

Saginaw, MI

6.67

Owensboro, KY

6.66

Baton Rouge, LA

5.82
Areas with the highest location quotient for Conveyor Operators and Tenders, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

22.09

Southwest Kansas nonmetropolitan area

20.24

Northwest Kansas nonmetropolitan area

15.54

Northeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

15.17

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

12.92

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

12.50

Northeast Kansas nonmetropolitan area

11.87

Gettysburg, PA

10.93

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

9.87

Southeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

9.74
Areas with the highest location quotient for Transportation Workers, All Other, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Anchorage, AK

16.13

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

11.41

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

9.92

Punta Gorda, FL

9.83

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

6.80

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

6.52

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

5.36

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

4.66

Urban Honolulu, HI

4.54

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

4.53
Areas with the highest location quotient for Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

39.20

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

28.58

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

10.02

Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Division

5.94

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

4.92

Urban Honolulu, HI

3.59

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

2.85

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

2.77

Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division

2.64

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

2.27
Areas with the highest location quotient for Transportation Inspectors, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

4.66

Dover, DE

4.25

Anchorage, AK

4.19

Cheyenne, WY

3.61

Laredo, TX

3.40

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

2.75

Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.61

Billings, MT

2.61

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

2.35

Oklahoma City, OK

2.23
Areas with the highest location quotient for Traffic Technicians, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

8.61

Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA

6.47

Chattanooga, TN-GA

4.26

Knoxville, TN

4.12

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

3.78

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

3.50

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

3.49

Albuquerque, NM

3.07

Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division

2.99

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

2.84
Areas with the highest location quotient for Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

South Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

8.28

Albany, OR

7.48

North Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

7.02

Medford, OR

5.11

Ocean City, NJ

4.91

Hot Springs, AR

4.58

Watertown-Fort Drum, NY

4.46

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

4.31

Bend-Redmond, OR

4.28

Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

4.22
Areas with the highest location quotient for Parking Lot Attendants, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

5.13

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

3.74

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division

3.52

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

3.39

Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

3.32

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

3.25

Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division

2.93

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

2.90

Urban Honolulu, HI

2.80

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

2.76
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bridge and Lock Tenders, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Ocean City, NJ

54.56

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

51.27

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

40.12

Western Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

15.42

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

15.03

Lake Charles, LA

14.07

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

13.44

Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL

11.17

West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

10.12

Baton Rouge, LA

9.60
Areas with the highest location quotient for Ship Engineers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

46.84

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

40.78

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

33.78

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

29.41

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

14.54

Jacksonville, FL

8.87

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division

7.05

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

5.98

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN

3.87

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY

2.55
Areas with the highest location quotient for Motorboat Operators, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Charleston-North Charleston, SC

92.02

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

87.85

Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

11.34

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

9.33

Jacksonville, FL

5.47

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

4.96

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

2.35

Newark, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division

1.20

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

1.08

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

1.04
Areas with the highest location quotient for Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

113.79

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

28.98

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

24.70

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

21.35

Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

15.95

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

15.47

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

14.24

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

11.01

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

10.80

Lafayette, LA

8.36
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sailors and Marine Oilers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

104.06

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

31.79

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

30.67

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

26.78

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

19.45

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

18.61

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

12.86

Lafayette, LA

11.02

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division

8.23

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

7.01
Areas with the highest location quotient for Rail Transportation Workers, All Other, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division

14.17

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

12.52

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

11.33

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

1.12

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

0.82
Areas with the highest location quotient for Subway and Streetcar Operators, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

14.11

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

4.53

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

0.77
Areas with the highest location quotient for Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

1.61

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

1.16

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

0.81

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

0.09
Areas with the highest location quotient for Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

1.01
Areas with the highest location quotient for Rail Yard Engineers, Dinkey Operators, and Hostlers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

9.13

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

3.10

Detroit-Dearborn-Livonia, MI Metropolitan Division

2.66

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

2.11

Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division

2.02

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

0.99

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD

0.68
Areas with the highest location quotient for Locomotive Engineers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

0.44

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division

0.41

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

0.33
Areas with the highest location quotient for Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Dover, DE

6.85

Fort Wayne, IN

6.57

Wilmington, NC

6.41

Medford, OR

5.59

Jefferson City, MO

5.36

Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area

4.66

Grants Pass, OR

4.36

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL

4.32

Toledo, OH

4.31

Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

4.11
Areas with the highest location quotient for Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Lynn-Saugus-Marblehead, MA NECTA Division

10.31

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

8.88

Leominster-Gardner, MA

5.99

West Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

5.77

Western Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

3.92

Rochester, MN

3.70

Peabody-Salem-Beverly, MA NECTA Division

3.56

Waterbury, CT

3.44

Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, MA-NH NECTA Division

3.33

Northeast Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

3.13
Areas with the highest location quotient for Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

2.88

Kankakee, IL

2.27

Mansfield, OH

2.13

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

2.12

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

2.07

Williamsport, PA

2.05

Great Falls, MT

1.97

Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, MA NECTA Division

1.91

Lynn-Saugus-Marblehead, MA NECTA Division

1.86

Monroe, LA

1.85
Areas with the highest location quotient for Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.23

Joplin, MO

4.62

Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

4.18

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

3.47

Midland, TX

3.45

Fort Smith, AR-OK

3.18

South Central Idaho nonmetropolitan area

3.18

Western Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

3.04

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

3.02

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

2.97
Areas with the highest location quotient for Driver/Sales Workers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Cheyenne, WY

3.13

Springfield, MO

2.97

Wasatch Back nonmetropolitan area

2.79

Taunton-Middleborough-Norton, MA NECTA Division

2.70

Harrisonburg, VA

2.66

Beckley, WV

2.65

Port St. Lucie, FL

2.52

Victoria, TX

2.51

Missoula, MT

2.50

Columbia, MO

2.32
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bus Drivers, School or Special Client, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

East Central New York nonmetropolitan area

4.23

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

3.96

Beckley, WV

3.94

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

3.87

Lebanon, PA

3.67

Washington Parish, Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

3.65

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

3.48

Kingston, NY

3.45

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

3.40

Southeast Idaho nonmetropolitan area

3.24
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Urban Honolulu, HI

3.39

Corpus Christi, TX

3.06

Mankato-North Mankato, MN

2.91

Pocatello, ID

2.88

Northwest Washington nonmetropolitan area

2.80

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.75

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

2.63

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

2.25

Ithaca, NY

2.21

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division

2.14
Areas with the highest location quotient for Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

22.76

San German, PR

14.90

Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

11.93

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

8.27

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

7.78

Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

7.35

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

6.61

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

6.16

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

5.83

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA

5.76
Areas with the highest location quotient for Flight Attendants, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

4.94

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division

3.93

Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC

3.75

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

3.23

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

3.14

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

2.97

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

2.76

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division

2.72

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

2.72

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

2.45
Areas with the highest location quotient for Airfield Operations Specialists, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Urban Honolulu, HI

12.86

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

12.82

Anchorage, AK

6.37

Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC

6.03

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

5.18

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

3.20

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

2.77

Newark, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division

2.44

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

2.32

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

2.23
Areas with the highest location quotient for Air Traffic Controllers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division

19.10

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

7.55

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

5.66

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

4.03

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division

3.95

Jacksonville, FL

3.74

Nassau County-Suffolk County, NY Metropolitan Division

3.46

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

3.20

Cleveland-Elyria, OH

3.01

Kansas City, MO-KS

2.31
Areas with the highest location quotient for Commercial Pilots, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

25.30

Central Washington nonmetropolitan area

18.17

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

11.97

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

10.86

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

9.73

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

8.79

Portsmouth, NH-ME

6.97

Ann Arbor, MI

6.64

Grand Forks, ND-MN

6.37

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

6.23
Areas with the highest location quotient for Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Anchorage, AK

17.67

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

4.52

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

3.97

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

3.56

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

3.47

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division

3.45

Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC

3.45

Urban Honolulu, HI

3.25

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

3.10

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

2.76
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Midland, TX

3.50

Northeast Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

3.24

Laredo, TX

3.23

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.86

East Montana nonmetropolitan area

2.79

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

2.61

Victoria, TX

2.51

Farmington, NM

2.37

Greeley, CO

2.23

Lebanon, PA

2.22
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

3.49

Southeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

3.46

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

2.93

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA

2.65

Stockton-Lodi, CA

2.57

Decatur, IL

2.43

Far East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.33

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA

2.13

York-Hanover, PA

2.09

Savannah, GA

2.08
Areas with the highest location quotient for Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

5.01

Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Division

4.82

Urban Honolulu, HI

4.43

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

3.92

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

3.20

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

2.85

Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division

2.85

St. Louis, MO-IL

2.66

Springfield, MA-CT

2.59

Detroit-Dearborn-Livonia, MI Metropolitan Division

2.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for Transportation and Material Moving Occupations, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA

2.20

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

2.12

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

2.02

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.00

Dalton, GA

1.92

Stockton-Lodi, CA

1.79

York-Hanover, PA

1.71

Staunton-Waynesboro, VA

1.69

Laredo, TX

1.68

Joplin, MO

1.68
Areas with the highest location quotient for Production Workers, All Other, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Kankakee, IL

13.76

Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL

11.12

Decatur, IL

7.89

Bowling Green, KY

7.66

East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

7.18

Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area

6.16

Rockford, IL

5.69

Carbondale-Marion, IL

5.66

West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

5.09

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division

5.08
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Production Workers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Kansas nonmetropolitan area

9.24

Gadsden, AL

8.17

Fort Smith, AR-OK

7.87

Owensboro, KY

6.32

Burlington, NC

6.15

Rome, GA

5.88

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

5.12

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

5.01

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

4.89

Tuscaloosa, AL

4.75
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tire Builders, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC

17.28

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

14.51

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

4.47

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

3.60

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

1.80

Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC

1.09

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN

0.85

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

0.50

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN

0.49

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD

0.17
Areas with the highest location quotient for Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

32.75

Sheboygan, WI

15.21

Longview, WA

14.64

Altoona, PA

12.87

Gettysburg, PA

11.80

Green Bay, WI

11.67

Glens Falls, NY

9.80

Northeastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

8.63

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA

8.58

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

8.56
Areas with the highest location quotient for Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Hill Country Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

8.24

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

6.81

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

6.59

North Northeastern Ohio non-metropolitan area (non-contiguous)

6.36

Springfield, MA-CT

6.03

Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

5.73

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

5.70

Elgin, IL Metropolitan Division

5.51

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

5.29

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

4.60
Areas with the highest location quotient for Etchers and Engravers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Rapid City, SD

10.37

Appleton, WI

7.86

St. Cloud, MN

7.18

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

4.70

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

4.03

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

4.00

Springfield, MA-CT

3.38

Northern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

3.03

Reno, NV

2.76

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

2.57
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

28.93

Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

25.56

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

25.04

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

23.94

Fort Smith, AR-OK

20.10

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

14.23

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

11.34

South Georgia nonmetropolitan area

9.92

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

9.39

Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

8.90
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

East Washington nonmetropolitan area

19.22

Dover, DE

13.13

Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area

12.78

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

10.47

Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

8.63

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

8.12

Kennewick-Richland, WA

7.34

Dubuque, IA

6.73

Waterbury, CT

5.69

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

5.30
Areas with the highest location quotient for Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

South Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

18.68

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

18.38

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

16.96

Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

16.64

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

11.98

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

9.05

Eugene, OR

8.23

Columbus, GA-AL

5.15

Toledo, OH

5.00

North Northeastern Ohio non-metropolitan area (non-contiguous)

4.95
Areas with the highest location quotient for Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Chattanooga, TN-GA

14.17

Anchorage, AK

3.05

Bowling Green, KY

2.91

Appleton, WI

2.76

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA

2.72

New Bedford, MA

2.69

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

2.59

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

2.54

North Northeastern Ohio non-metropolitan area (non-contiguous)

2.50

Ann Arbor, MI

2.49
Areas with the highest location quotient for Semiconductor Processors, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

19.98

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

9.45

Austin-Round Rock, TX

6.45

Albuquerque, NM

4.75

Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division

4.55

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

3.69

Framingham, MA NECTA Division

2.14

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

1.22

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

1.04

Columbus, OH

0.98
Areas with the highest location quotient for Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

6.45

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

6.37

St. Cloud, MN

6.33

Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area

6.13

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

5.74

Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area

4.44

Lexington-Fayette, KY

4.38

Montgomery, AL

4.24

Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area

4.05

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

3.53
Areas with the highest location quotient for Painters, Transportation Equipment, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Warner Robins, GA

8.12

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

6.05

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

6.00

Grand Junction, CO

5.48

Southern Ohio non-metropolitan area

5.19

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

5.14

Amarillo, TX

4.97

South Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

4.58

Springfield, OH

4.25

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

3.67
Areas with the highest location quotient for Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Columbus, IN

12.12

Grand Island, NE

8.51

Wausau, WI

7.08

Mansfield, OH

6.70

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

6.55

Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

6.42

Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH

6.36

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

6.36

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

6.23

Western Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

5.55
Areas with the highest location quotient for Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Rocky Mount, NC

7.56

North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area

7.18

Danville, IL

6.38

Yakima, WA

6.31

Southwest Idaho nonmetropolitan area

6.07

Logan, UT-ID

5.51

Gettysburg, PA

5.49

San German, PR

5.12

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

4.97

Gainesville, GA

4.77
Areas with the highest location quotient for Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

St. Cloud, MN

37.31

Rochester, NY

6.96

Peoria, IL

4.87

Boulder, CO

4.36

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

3.54

Syracuse, NY

3.13

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

3.09

Green Bay, WI

2.82

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

2.80

Jackson, MI

2.77
Areas with the highest location quotient for Medical Appliance Technicians, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

14.67

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

10.02

Salisbury, MD-DE

3.46

Central New York nonmetropolitan area

3.29

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

3.18

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

2.57

Winston-Salem, NC

2.28

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

2.26

Toledo, OH

2.25

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

2.11
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dental Laboratory Technicians, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Gainesville, GA

8.73

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

6.41

Huntsville, AL

5.62

Racine, WI

5.01

Salisbury, MD-DE

4.96

Olympia-Tumwater, WA

4.47

Coeur d'Alene, ID

4.37

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL

4.17

Cedar Rapids, IA

3.65

Waco, TX

3.52
Areas with the highest location quotient for Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

10.96

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

8.16

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

7.89

Rapid City, SD

5.00

Albuquerque, NM

3.91

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

3.88

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

3.46

Santa Fe, NM

3.08

Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Division

2.35

Austin-Round Rock, TX

2.34
Areas with the highest location quotient for Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Columbus, IN

5.90

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

4.06

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

3.89

Dalton, GA

3.66

Northeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

3.48

Morristown, TN

3.36

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

3.35

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

3.28

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.22

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

3.15
Areas with the highest location quotient for Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

17.01

Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

16.03

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

14.70

Duluth, MN-WI

11.61

South Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

10.22

Northwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

8.82

Panhandle of Idaho nonmetropolitan area

8.26

Southeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

8.25

Northwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

8.07

Glens Falls, NY

7.75
Areas with the highest location quotient for Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

12.33

Michigan City-La Porte, IN

12.18

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

11.01

Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

10.41

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

10.01

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

9.72

North Northeastern Ohio non-metropolitan area (non-contiguous)

8.75

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

8.66

Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area

7.88

East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

6.81
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

10.43

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

7.80

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

7.25

Northwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

7.20

East Washington nonmetropolitan area

6.72

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

6.67

Macon, GA

6.57

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

6.52

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

6.34

Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

6.16
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cutters and Trimmers, Hand, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

42.73

Dalton, GA

18.89

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

14.22

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

13.55

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

10.94

Elgin, IL Metropolitan Division

10.15

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

7.81

Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area

6.48

Greensboro-High Point, NC

6.17

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

5.31
Areas with the highest location quotient for Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Jonesboro, AR

6.66

Pine Bluff, AR

5.60

West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

5.27

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

5.16

Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

4.88

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

4.80

Kankakee, IL

4.69

Texarkana, TX-AR

4.37

Wausau, WI

4.36

Rocky Mount, NC

4.27
Areas with the highest location quotient for Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Battle Creek, MI

15.30

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

10.19

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

8.25

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

8.02

Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

7.80

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

6.60

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

6.59

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA

6.29

St. Cloud, MN

5.58

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

5.23
Areas with the highest location quotient for Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

South Nevada nonmetropolitan area

19.61

North Nevada nonmetropolitan area

12.31

North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area

12.21

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

10.05

Wausau, WI

9.06

Glens Falls, NY

8.69

Southeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

8.50

Altoona, PA

8.06

Michigan City-La Porte, IN

7.94

Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

7.86
Areas with the highest location quotient for Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Napa, CA

41.64

North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area

27.70

Walla Walla, WA

18.67

Santa Rosa, CA

18.62

Lewiston, ID-WA

10.76

Winston-Salem, NC

9.81

Far East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

9.64

Southwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

9.46

Western Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

9.03

St. Joseph, MO-KS

7.25
Areas with the highest location quotient for Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Decatur, AL

20.50

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

19.23

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

13.11

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

9.64

Lima, OH

9.02

Charleston, WV

8.02

Southern Ohio non-metropolitan area

6.93

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

6.69

Evansville, IN-KY

6.25

Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

6.02
Areas with the highest location quotient for Plant and System Operators, All Other, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

22.33

Southwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

17.65

Northwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

17.59

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

16.43

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

15.63

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

14.96

West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

10.66

Lafayette, LA

10.65

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

9.55

East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

9.36
Areas with the highest location quotient for Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

43.12

Farmington, NM

33.31

Central-Southeast Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

27.09

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

21.56

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

19.37

Corpus Christi, TX

18.71

Lake Charles, LA

15.86

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

15.39

Midland, TX

14.59

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

14.28
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gas Plant Operators, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

35.03

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

31.56

Northeast Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

31.45

East Montana nonmetropolitan area

17.49

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

15.72

Northwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

15.26

Southwest Kansas nonmetropolitan area

10.99

Southeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

9.51

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

9.02

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

8.73
Areas with the highest location quotient for Chemical Plant and System Operators, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Lake Charles, LA

42.72

Baton Rouge, LA

25.70

Southwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

19.05

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

15.07

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

10.65

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

10.51

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

8.17

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

7.27

Lynchburg, VA

6.55

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

6.42
Areas with the highest location quotient for Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

6.51

Southwest Idaho nonmetropolitan area

6.20

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

6.09

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

6.06

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

5.81

North Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

5.13

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

4.99

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

4.80

North Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

4.73

North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area

4.63
Areas with the highest location quotient for Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Far East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

10.74

Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

5.96

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

4.84

Ames, IA

4.67

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

4.47

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

4.30

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

4.26

Carbondale-Marion, IL

4.22

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

3.95

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

3.90
Areas with the highest location quotient for Power Plant Operators, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

23.53

Southwest Idaho nonmetropolitan area

22.25

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

15.27

El Centro, CA

14.67

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

12.44

Northeast Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

10.91

North Nevada nonmetropolitan area

10.12

Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

9.68

Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

8.80

Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

8.57
Areas with the highest location quotient for Power Distributors and Dispatchers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

16.20

East Washington nonmetropolitan area

12.29

Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

11.92

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

9.29

Akron, OH

6.08

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

5.93

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

5.75

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

5.16

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

4.45

Richmond, VA

4.20
Areas with the highest location quotient for Nuclear Power Reactor Operators, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Idaho Falls, ID

112.64

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

0.82

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

0.63

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

0.45
Areas with the highest location quotient for Woodworkers, All Other, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

32.81

South Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

24.61

Big Thicket Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

22.20

Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

16.95

Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

16.11

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

15.80

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

10.44

West Montana nonmetropolitan area

9.78

Eugene, OR

9.55

El Paso, TX

5.93
Areas with the highest location quotient for Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Northwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

23.10

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

15.19

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

13.25

Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

12.72

Southwest Washington nonmetropolitan area

12.15

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

11.57

Grants Pass, OR

11.18

Southern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

10.78

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

10.67

Decatur, AL

9.04
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

36.41

Panhandle of Idaho nonmetropolitan area

25.65

Northwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

18.14

Tuscaloosa, AL

15.99

South Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

15.51

Northern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

15.24

Southwest Washington nonmetropolitan area

15.21

Big Thicket Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

14.99

Northwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

14.78

Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

14.11
Areas with the highest location quotient for Patternmakers, Wood, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Detroit-Dearborn-Livonia, MI Metropolitan Division

12.92

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

5.11
Areas with the highest location quotient for Model Makers, Wood, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

42.43
Areas with the highest location quotient for Furniture Finishers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

28.94

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

25.07

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

23.68

Southern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

15.65

North Northeastern Ohio non-metropolitan area (non-contiguous)

12.38

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA

9.96

Lebanon, PA

8.78

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

6.36

Lancaster, PA

6.30

Greensboro-High Point, NC

6.27
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

12.18

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

11.36

Southern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

9.65

North Northeastern Ohio non-metropolitan area (non-contiguous)

6.85

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

6.70

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

6.64

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

5.98

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA

5.97

St. George, UT

5.64

St. Cloud, MN

5.45
Areas with the highest location quotient for Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

36.52

Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

9.57

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

7.98

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

6.86

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

5.03

East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

3.67

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

3.09

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

2.76

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

2.68

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

2.52
Areas with the highest location quotient for Upholsterers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

96.01

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

63.05

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

28.78

Greensboro-High Point, NC

16.45

Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

7.39

Northwest Washington nonmetropolitan area

6.97

Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area

6.84

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

6.21

Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

5.31

Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area

4.40
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

24.70

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

7.62

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

5.96

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

4.48

Greensboro-High Point, NC

3.92

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

3.37

Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC

2.19

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division

2.03

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

1.60

Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

1.47
Areas with the highest location quotient for Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

115.99

Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

51.66

Rome, GA

26.23

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

25.71

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC

17.86

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

13.39

Columbia, SC

12.84

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

12.82

Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

10.44

Spartanburg, SC

10.36
Areas with the highest location quotient for Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

339.71

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

58.98

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

46.40

Burlington, NC

34.76

Rome, GA

29.53

Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

21.63

Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area

20.40

Winston-Salem, NC

19.58

Spartanburg, SC

17.41

Southeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

16.83
Areas with the highest location quotient for Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

158.38

Burlington, NC

70.48

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

44.42

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

41.24

Spartanburg, SC

33.15

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

30.13

Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area

30.06

Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

25.60

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

25.20

Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC

23.47
Areas with the highest location quotient for Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

74.35

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

25.57

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

20.16

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

18.38

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

17.67

Spartanburg, SC

13.84

New Bedford, MA

12.40

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

8.92

Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

8.84

Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC

8.11
Areas with the highest location quotient for Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

119.83

Burlington, NC

72.99

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

49.53

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

36.99

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

30.65

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

27.92

Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area

23.34

Greensboro-High Point, NC

16.01

Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC

9.21

Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

9.01
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Tacoma-Lakewood, WA Metropolitan Division

5.48

Evansville, IN-KY

4.49

Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division

4.32

New Bedford, MA

4.17

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

2.98

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division

1.99

Reno, NV

1.96

East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

1.92

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

1.73

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

1.56
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sewers, Hand, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Terre Haute, IN

14.60

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

7.16

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

5.72

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

5.04

Knoxville, TN

2.13

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

1.74

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

1.72

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

1.72

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

1.70

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

1.53
Areas with the highest location quotient for Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

0.72

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

0.71

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

0.71

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

0.62
Areas with the highest location quotient for Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

93.20

Logan, UT-ID

23.83

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

20.05

Coastal Plains Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

18.97

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

15.01

El Paso, TX

11.10

North Northeastern Ohio non-metropolitan area (non-contiguous)

11.00

Jefferson City, MO

8.76

Santa Rosa, CA

6.10

Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Division

4.22
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sewing Machine Operators, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

San German, PR

85.90

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

15.65

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

13.74

Mayaguez, PR

10.32

New Bedford, MA

10.04

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

9.16

Dalton, GA

8.87

Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

7.73

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

7.24

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

6.48
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

New Bedford, MA

10.35

Lawrence-Methuen Town-Salem, MA-NH NECTA Division

6.99

Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY

4.03

Rockford, IL

3.99

Sumter, SC

3.78

Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.74

Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.48

Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area

3.00

Albany, GA

2.98

Fayetteville, NC

2.95
Areas with the highest location quotient for Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

3.50

Rapid City, SD

3.06

Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC

2.80

Dothan, AL

2.67

Hot Springs, AR

2.66

Ocean City, NJ

2.54

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

2.46

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

2.41

Pittsfield, MA

2.39

Abilene, TX

2.39
Areas with the highest location quotient for Print Binding and Finishing Workers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Lancaster, PA

10.58

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

9.66

East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

8.05

St. Cloud, MN

6.24

Green Bay, WI

5.88

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

5.78

Southeast Kansas nonmetropolitan area

5.48

Appleton, WI

5.47

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

5.39

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN

5.02
Areas with the highest location quotient for Printing Press Operators, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Mankato-North Mankato, MN

6.89

East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

5.07

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

5.05

Green Bay, WI

4.61

Leominster-Gardner, MA

4.59

Dalton, GA

4.08

Ames, IA

3.99

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN

3.50

Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area

3.37

Appleton, WI

3.34
Areas with the highest location quotient for Prepress Technicians and Workers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Ames, IA

6.09

Green Bay, WI

5.55

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

5.45

Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

5.32

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN

5.03

East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

4.78

Southeast Kansas nonmetropolitan area

4.64

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

4.46

Columbus, GA-AL

4.10

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

3.94
Areas with the highest location quotient for Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area

11.67

Albany, OR

11.08

Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division

9.59

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

6.31

Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

5.97

Cedar Rapids, IA

4.74

Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

4.64

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

4.32

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

3.90

Reading, PA

3.48
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Washington nonmetropolitan area

20.39

Northeast Virginia nonmetropolitan area

18.37

Longview, WA

16.70

South Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

15.59

Eugene, OR

11.48

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

11.44

Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

11.03

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

8.48

Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

6.89

Tuscaloosa, AL

6.72
Areas with the highest location quotient for Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Binghamton, NY

13.47

Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH

12.25

Waterbury, CT

9.03

Lincoln, NE

8.71

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

6.19

Gary, IN Metropolitan Division

6.01

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

5.30

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

5.27

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

4.77

Owensboro, KY

4.63
Areas with the highest location quotient for Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Wichita, KS

38.92

Mobile, AL

25.85

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

10.25

Dothan, AL

9.51

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

8.82

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

4.44

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

4.35

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

4.32

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

3.69

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

3.24
Areas with the highest location quotient for Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Muskegon, MI

22.30

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

14.68

Springfield, OH

12.48

Columbus, IN

11.18

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

10.56

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

9.30

Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

9.27

Rockford, IL

8.67

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

8.26

Northern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

8.12
Areas with the highest location quotient for Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA

16.19

Clarksville, TN-KY

14.52

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

8.93

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

8.60

Morristown, TN

8.50

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

8.23

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

7.89

East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

7.66

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

7.51

Bowling Green, KY

7.23
Areas with the highest location quotient for Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Longview, TX

7.39

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

5.82

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

5.79

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

5.78

Lake Charles, LA

5.74

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

5.57

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

5.56

Casper, WY

5.24

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.90

Lafayette, LA

4.84
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tool and Die Makers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Columbus, IN

10.71

Waterbury, CT

10.24

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

9.29

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

8.48

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

8.44

Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division

8.12

Jackson, MI

7.85

Rockford, IL

7.47

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

6.83

Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

6.82
Areas with the highest location quotient for Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Auburn-Opelika, AL

24.03

Mansfield, OH

15.35

Sumter, SC

15.21

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

12.09

Lima, OH

11.76

Far East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

11.40

Waterbury, CT

10.14

Sheboygan, WI

8.82

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

7.64

North Northeastern Ohio non-metropolitan area (non-contiguous)

7.56
Areas with the highest location quotient for Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Sheboygan, WI

21.57

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

12.32

Evansville, IN-KY

10.20

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

9.86

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

9.02

North Northeastern Ohio non-metropolitan area (non-contiguous)

7.87

Burlington, NC

7.45

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

7.13

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

6.94

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

6.70
Areas with the highest location quotient for Foundry Mold and Coremakers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Sheboygan, WI

37.27

Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

12.29

Northeastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

11.83

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

10.47

Canton-Massillon, OH

8.12

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

7.83

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

7.61

Provo-Orem, UT

6.63

Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

6.26

Erie, PA

6.04
Areas with the highest location quotient for Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

18.78

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

18.46

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA

16.66

Fresno, CA

11.76

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

8.63

Northeastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

8.45

Peoria, IL

7.39

Akron, OH

6.93

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

6.63

North Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

5.93
Areas with the highest location quotient for Model Makers, Metal and Plastic, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division

13.38

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

10.99

North Northeastern Ohio non-metropolitan area (non-contiguous)

9.88

Detroit-Dearborn-Livonia, MI Metropolitan Division

6.98

Dayton, OH

4.81

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

4.08

Fort Wayne, IN

3.46

Chattanooga, TN-GA

3.15

New Haven, CT

2.65

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

2.24
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pourers and Casters, Metal, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

19.53

Southern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

14.75

Muskegon, MI

14.42

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

9.55

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

8.64

Northeastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

8.17

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

6.31

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

5.50

Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

5.14

Canton-Massillon, OH

4.77
Areas with the highest location quotient for Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Gary, IN Metropolitan Division

35.20

Albany, OR

18.19

Muskegon, MI

15.18

Mobile, AL

13.46

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

10.80

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

9.10

Northeastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

8.44

Evansville, IN-KY

8.09

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA

7.71

Monroe, MI

7.55
Areas with the highest location quotient for Machinists, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Rockford, IL

6.62

North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

6.33

Muskegon, MI

5.18

Jackson, MI

4.82

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

4.56

Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC

4.52

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.98

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

3.93

Elgin, IL Metropolitan Division

3.55

Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

3.44
Areas with the highest location quotient for Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

12.75

Williamsport, PA

12.00

Decatur, AL

5.68

Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

5.43

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

4.80

Lynchburg, VA

4.57

Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area

4.52

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

4.49

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

3.98

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

3.57
Areas with the highest location quotient for Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

20.36

Waterbury, CT

20.36

Morristown, TN

13.89

Columbus, IN

10.36

Burlington, NC

10.33

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

9.06

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

7.10

Racine, WI

6.38

Rockford, IL

6.19

Jackson, MI

5.71
Areas with the highest location quotient for Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

11.08

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

10.13

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

8.46

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

7.85

Southwest New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

7.26

Muskegon, MI

6.73

Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

6.63

Albany, OR

6.22

Northeastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

5.98

Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

5.25
Areas with the highest location quotient for Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

South Nevada nonmetropolitan area

15.42

Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA

9.60

Muskegon, MI

8.37

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

6.98

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

5.90

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA

5.82

Tulsa, OK

5.51

Southeast Kansas nonmetropolitan area

5.28

West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

4.83

Gary, IN Metropolitan Division

4.79
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Mansfield, OH

9.44

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

7.94

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

7.90

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

7.09

Terre Haute, IN

6.92

Wausau, WI

6.01

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

6.00

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

5.75

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

5.70

Evansville, IN-KY

5.61
Areas with the highest location quotient for Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Gary, IN Metropolitan Division

38.96

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

10.42

Detroit-Dearborn-Livonia, MI Metropolitan Division

9.69

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

9.37

Northeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

8.53

Charleston-North Charleston, SC

7.32

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA

7.18

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

6.86

Florence, SC

6.72

Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

6.47
Areas with the highest location quotient for Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Columbus, IN

69.83

Bowling Green, KY

17.80

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

12.12

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

11.87

Northern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

11.18

Albany, OR

6.26

Rockford, IL

6.12

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

5.56

Jackson, MI

4.69

Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.12
Areas with the highest location quotient for Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Sheboygan, WI

11.86

Fort Wayne, IN

9.51

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

8.23

Gainesville, GA

7.95

Janesville-Beloit, WI

7.72

Gadsden, AL

7.40

Southern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

7.29

Terre Haute, IN

7.25

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

7.05

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

7.03
Areas with the highest location quotient for Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Jackson, MI

12.67

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

8.12

Mansfield, OH

7.17

Northwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

6.99

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

6.02

Wichita, KS

5.70

Erie, PA

5.50

Racine, WI

5.45

Southeast Kansas nonmetropolitan area

5.16

Odessa, TX

5.09
Areas with the highest location quotient for Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Columbus, IN

18.93

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

8.41

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

7.75

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

6.90

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

6.73

Dubuque, IA

6.60

Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

6.09

Racine, WI

5.86

West Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

5.80

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

5.31
Areas with the highest location quotient for Food Processing Workers, All Other, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

37.23

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

23.30

Hammond, LA

17.65

Southwest Kansas nonmetropolitan area

14.92

Fort Smith, AR-OK

13.66

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

13.45

Salisbury, MD-DE

13.01

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

11.37

St. Joseph, MO-KS

10.17

Northeast Virginia nonmetropolitan area

10.10
Areas with the highest location quotient for Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

13.03

Gadsden, AL

12.68

Joplin, MO

10.84

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

8.80

Gettysburg, PA

8.09

North Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

7.64

York-Hanover, PA

7.61

Kennewick-Richland, WA

6.74

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

6.71

Canton-Massillon, OH

6.67
Areas with the highest location quotient for Food Batchmakers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

12.51

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

11.40

Sheboygan, WI

10.81

Logan, UT-ID

10.76

Joplin, MO

10.29

Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

7.92

Appleton, WI

7.21

Western Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

7.15

Wausau, WI

6.63

Cedar Rapids, IA

5.81
Areas with the highest location quotient for Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

11.17

South Central Idaho nonmetropolitan area

10.74

Northeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

9.76

Fond du Lac, WI

8.85

Coastal Plains Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

8.64

Grand Forks, ND-MN

8.54

Greensboro-High Point, NC

7.85

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

7.73

Madera, CA

7.17

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

6.90
Areas with the highest location quotient for Slaughterers and Meat Packers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

College Station-Bryan, TX

55.34

Southwest Kansas nonmetropolitan area

42.22

Southeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

39.67

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

18.06

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

15.38

Amarillo, TX

13.66

Gainesville, GA

9.42

St. Joseph, MO-KS

8.27

South Georgia nonmetropolitan area

7.28

Fresno, CA

6.94
Areas with the highest location quotient for Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Kansas nonmetropolitan area

40.30

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

33.41

Gainesville, GA

28.83

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

27.64

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

26.63

Northeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

24.07

Northeast Virginia nonmetropolitan area

22.52

Salisbury, MD-DE

21.53

Harrisonburg, VA

19.60

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

14.24
Areas with the highest location quotient for Butchers and Meat Cutters, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Lebanon, PA

4.85

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

4.34

Arecibo, PR

4.14

Merced, CA

3.90

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

3.81

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

3.77

Longview, WA

3.57

The Villages, FL

3.54

Southeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.45

St. Joseph, MO-KS

3.38
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bakers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

West Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

4.32

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

3.57

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

3.44

Abilene, TX

3.16

Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.13

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

3.06

Lima, OH

3.00

Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

2.98

Northwest Washington nonmetropolitan area

2.69

Central Washington nonmetropolitan area

2.68
Areas with the highest location quotient for Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

13.23

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

11.07

Springfield, OH

9.55

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

8.98

Albany, OR

6.63

North Northeastern Ohio non-metropolitan area (non-contiguous)

6.50

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN

5.63

Toledo, OH

5.54

New Bern, NC

5.52

St. Cloud, MN

4.20
Areas with the highest location quotient for Timing Device Assemblers and Adjusters, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

1.94
Areas with the highest location quotient for Team Assemblers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

16.67

Columbus, IN

9.63

Battle Creek, MI

8.40

Jackson, MI

7.85

Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN

7.56

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

7.47

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

7.29

Spartanburg, SC

7.23

Tuscaloosa, AL

7.17

Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY

7.15
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

84.19

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

37.39

South Georgia nonmetropolitan area

17.74

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

15.37

Port St. Lucie, FL

13.48

Bellingham, WA

9.42

Killeen-Temple, TX

9.09

Northeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

8.70

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

7.71

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

7.57
Areas with the highest location quotient for Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Winchester, VA-WV

7.72

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

7.12

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

6.50

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

6.26

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

6.03

Wichita, KS

5.95

Green Bay, WI

5.30

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

5.18

Wausau, WI

5.06

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

5.06
Areas with the highest location quotient for Engine and Other Machine Assemblers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Muskegon, MI

28.76

Lima, OH

26.39

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

13.37

North Northeastern Ohio non-metropolitan area (non-contiguous)

9.60

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

8.48

Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

6.85

Dayton, OH

6.82

Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division

6.61

Fort Collins, CO

6.56

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

5.07
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

West Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

18.36

Danbury, CT

12.20

Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area

9.09

Southern Ohio non-metropolitan area

7.37

Dover-Durham, NH-ME

7.31

Boulder, CO

7.19

Peabody-Salem-Beverly, MA NECTA Division

6.72

State College, PA

6.62

Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

6.55

York-Hanover, PA

6.07
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

9.43

Binghamton, NY

6.67

Eau Claire, WI

5.65

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

5.62

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

5.38

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

5.37

Central New York nonmetropolitan area

4.88

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

4.82

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.72

Rocky Mount, NC

4.54
Areas with the highest location quotient for Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Rocky Mount, NC

73.15

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

24.17

West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

16.96

Wausau, WI

9.40

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

9.02

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

4.71

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

4.17

York-Hanover, PA

4.00

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

3.59

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

3.38
Areas with the highest location quotient for Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Port St. Lucie, FL

7.19

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

2.76

Huntsville, AL

2.30

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

1.91

Yakima, WA

1.79

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

1.12

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

0.93

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

0.82

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

0.77

Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division

0.72
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

4.60

Columbus, IN

4.15

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

4.04

Dalton, GA

3.82

North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

3.55

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

3.27

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

3.18

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

3.10

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

3.06

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

2.99
Areas with the highest location quotient for Production Occupations, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

5.54

West Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

4.19

Columbus, IN

3.98

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

3.93

Dalton, GA

3.90

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

3.85

West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

3.41

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

3.21

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

3.16

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

3.04
Areas with the highest location quotient for Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

14.14

Northeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

7.21

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

4.27

Lebanon, PA

3.82

North Nevada nonmetropolitan area

3.75

Hammond, LA

3.66

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.46

Portsmouth, NH-ME

3.44

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

3.36

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

3.23
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

7.84

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

4.54

Arizona nonmetropolitan area

4.27

Lake Charles, LA

4.01

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

3.75

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

3.68

Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

3.48

Lafayette, LA

3.46

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

3.32

Fairbanks, AK

3.11
Areas with the highest location quotient for Signal and Track Switch Repairers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Baton Rouge, LA

3.28

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

0.96

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

0.78

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division

0.58

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

0.49
Areas with the highest location quotient for Riggers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

68.38

Lafayette, LA

37.35

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

26.29

Baton Rouge, LA

10.53

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

9.59

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

8.62

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

8.58

Northwest Washington nonmetropolitan area

8.17

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

7.76

Odessa, TX

7.10
Areas with the highest location quotient for Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

60.91

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

16.10

Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Division

3.63

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

1.29
Areas with the highest location quotient for Locksmiths and Safe Repairers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

4.34

Warner Robins, GA

4.25

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL

3.86

West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Delray Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

3.56

Bellingham, WA

3.13

Columbia, SC

3.09

Newark, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division

3.08

Montgomery, AL

2.73

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

2.63

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

2.62
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fabric Menders, Except Garment, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

123.95

Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

12.64

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

4.69
Areas with the highest location quotient for Commercial Divers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

26.26

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

25.30

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

7.61

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

3.52

Camden, NJ Metropolitan Division

3.38

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

3.25

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

1.38

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD

0.68
Areas with the highest location quotient for Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

South Nevada nonmetropolitan area

7.18

Springfield, IL

5.41

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

4.94

Reno, NV

4.82

Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

4.76

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

4.46

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

4.45

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL

4.07

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

3.86

Santa Fe, NM

3.72
Areas with the highest location quotient for Wind Turbine Service Technicians, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

40.19

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

40.17

Central Washington nonmetropolitan area

33.50

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

24.46

Duluth, MN-WI

18.56

Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN

15.31

Bakersfield, CA

13.67

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

6.03
Areas with the highest location quotient for Maintenance and Repair Workers, General, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.31

State College, PA

2.55

West Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

2.45

North Nevada nonmetropolitan area

2.38

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

2.28

Southwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.27

Morgantown, WV

2.27

Lake Charles, LA

2.23

Dalton, GA

2.23

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.15
Areas with the highest location quotient for Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

8.34

Lincoln, NE

7.77

Portsmouth, NH-ME

6.97

Texarkana, TX-AR

6.65

Kennewick-Richland, WA

4.71

Evansville, IN-KY

4.57

Camden, NJ Metropolitan Division

4.52

Urban Honolulu, HI

4.16

Topeka, KS

4.03

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

3.75
Areas with the highest location quotient for Watch Repairers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Dayton, OH

11.25

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

2.28

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

1.95

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

1.94
Areas with the highest location quotient for Musical Instrument Repairers and Tuners, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Fort Collins, CO

9.83

Tacoma-Lakewood, WA Metropolitan Division

7.57

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

2.49

Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division

1.85

Nassau County-Suffolk County, NY Metropolitan Division

1.76

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

1.59

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

1.53

Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County, PA Metropolitan Division

1.52

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

1.43

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

1.29
Areas with the highest location quotient for Medical Equipment Repairers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Port St. Lucie, FL

4.52

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

3.97

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

3.56

Pueblo, CO

3.33

Rochester, MN

3.32

Beckley, WV

3.30

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

3.25

Sioux Falls, SD

3.20

Reading, PA

3.10

Hot Springs, AR

2.99
Areas with the highest location quotient for Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

20.60

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

3.71

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

3.36

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

3.08

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division

2.90

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

2.38

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

1.35

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

0.84

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

0.73

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

0.73
Areas with the highest location quotient for Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV

8.67

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.78

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

3.19

Lebanon, PA

3.07

Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN

3.07

West Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.00

Port St. Lucie, FL

2.88

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

2.78

North Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

2.61

Anchorage, AK

2.60
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

9.62

Sumter, SC

8.74

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

6.19

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

6.18

East Montana nonmetropolitan area

5.73

Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

5.61

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

5.07

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.73

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

4.55

Northwest Kansas nonmetropolitan area

4.55
Areas with the highest location quotient for Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

45.45

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

3.23
Areas with the highest location quotient for Millwrights, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Kokomo, IN

22.48

Longview, WA

21.23

Southwest Washington nonmetropolitan area

15.71

Alexandria, LA

13.36

Florence, SC

11.08

North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area

9.30

Gary, IN Metropolitan Division

7.30

Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

7.28

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

6.45

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

6.07
Areas with the highest location quotient for Maintenance Workers, Machinery, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

13.23

Reading, PA

7.09

West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

6.58

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

6.46

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

5.48

Dalton, GA

5.10

Southeast Idaho nonmetropolitan area

5.08

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

5.02

Decatur, IL

4.83

Sheboygan, WI

4.81
Areas with the highest location quotient for Industrial Machinery Mechanics, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

West Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

9.01

Dalton, GA

6.68

Odessa, TX

5.31

Farmington, NM

5.31

Gary, IN Metropolitan Division

5.12

Battle Creek, MI

4.90

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

4.88

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

4.73

Ponce, PR

4.72

Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

4.57
Areas with the highest location quotient for Home Appliance Repairers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Upper Eastern Shore of Maryland nonmetropolitan area

6.38

Iowa City, IA

3.96

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA

3.89

Canton-Massillon, OH

3.74

Punta Gorda, FL

3.51

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

3.31

Fresno, CA

3.15

St. George, UT

3.09

Harrisonburg, VA

2.99

Port St. Lucie, FL

2.89
Areas with the highest location quotient for Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

3.17

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

3.15

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

3.07

Punta Gorda, FL

2.69

Grand Island, NE

2.58

Salisbury, MD-DE

2.52

The Villages, FL

2.48

Lynn-Saugus-Marblehead, MA NECTA Division

2.44

Manhattan, KS

2.44

Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC

2.41
Areas with the highest location quotient for Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Farmington, NM

12.48

New Bern, NC

12.10

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

11.32

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

8.09

Victoria, TX

7.06

Southwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

6.64

Coastal Plains Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

6.41

Longview, TX

6.29

Odessa, TX

6.16

Northeast Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

5.51
Areas with the highest location quotient for Mechanical Door Repairers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Toledo, OH

5.38

Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division

4.81

Tulsa, OK

4.22

Amarillo, TX

4.18

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

3.43

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

2.61

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

2.56

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

2.52

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

2.43

Central New York nonmetropolitan area

2.34
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tire Repairers and Changers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Grand Island, NE

5.29

Sherman-Denison, TX

4.18

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

4.12

Billings, MT

3.94

Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

3.91

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

3.80

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

3.60

New Bern, NC

3.59

Texarkana, TX-AR

3.46

Panhandle of Idaho nonmetropolitan area

3.34
Areas with the highest location quotient for Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

51.08

Sherman-Denison, TX

9.84

Bend-Redmond, OR

9.78

Coeur d'Alene, ID

8.96

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

8.09

St. Cloud, MN

8.00

Yuma, AZ

7.18

Farmington, NM

6.47

Kennewick-Richland, WA

6.18

Ocala, FL

5.53
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bicycle Repairers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Chico, CA

12.20

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

10.40

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

6.54

Pittsburgh, PA

4.81

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

3.74

Raleigh, NC

3.31

Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA

2.78

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

2.25

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA

1.95

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

1.73
Areas with the highest location quotient for Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

6.95

Ocala, FL

6.48

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

6.17

Lewiston, ID-WA

5.10

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

5.01

North Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

4.90

Dothan, AL

4.78

Williamsport, PA

4.74

Racine, WI

4.65

Western Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

4.48
Areas with the highest location quotient for Motorcycle Mechanics, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Missoula, MT

12.36

Bay City, MI

9.70

Rapid City, SD

7.15

Glens Falls, NY

7.08

Decatur, IL

6.49

North Nevada nonmetropolitan area

6.23

Dover-Durham, NH-ME

5.82

Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

4.92

Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

4.02

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

3.91
Areas with the highest location quotient for Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

New Bern, NC

25.13

New Bedford, MA

16.48

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

15.75

Watertown-Fort Drum, NY

14.80

Upper Eastern Shore of Maryland nonmetropolitan area

14.67

Barnstable Town, MA

14.19

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

12.21

Glens Falls, NY

11.50

Northeast Virginia nonmetropolitan area

9.54

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

9.46
Areas with the highest location quotient for Rail Car Repairers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

19.86

Southwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

9.27

Longview, TX

6.31

South Georgia nonmetropolitan area

5.36

Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area

4.44

Kansas City, MO-KS

4.14

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

3.23

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division

2.58

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

2.09

Savannah, GA

1.63
Areas with the highest location quotient for Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

North Nevada nonmetropolitan area

27.49

Texarkana, TX-AR

20.51

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

13.61

Northeast Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

12.67

Albany, GA

10.23

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

8.46

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

7.81

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

6.76

Southwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

5.78

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.44
Areas with the highest location quotient for Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

East Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

30.59

Northwest Kansas nonmetropolitan area

25.61

Southwest Kansas nonmetropolitan area

22.54

Far East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

22.09

Southeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

20.08

Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

19.81

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

18.51

Grand Island, NE

17.30

Northeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

17.11

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

17.05
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

6.95

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.45

North Nevada nonmetropolitan area

4.83

East Montana nonmetropolitan area

4.37

Laredo, TX

3.50

Kankakee, IL

3.36

Morristown, TN

3.06

Farmington, NM

3.03

Arizona nonmetropolitan area

2.99

Lima, OH

2.93
Areas with the highest location quotient for Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Punta Gorda, FL

2.33

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

2.21

Northwest Kansas nonmetropolitan area

2.21

Garrett County, Maryland nonmetropolitan area

2.16

Homosassa Springs, FL

2.10

Jacksonville, NC

2.09

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV

1.95

Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

1.94

Elmira, NY

1.91

Watertown-Fort Drum, NY

1.88
Areas with the highest location quotient for Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

6.31

Odessa, TX

4.80

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

4.56

Columbus, OH

4.41

Columbia, SC

4.17

Northern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

3.69

Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

3.20

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

3.09

Greensboro-High Point, NC

2.55

Raleigh, NC

2.48
Areas with the highest location quotient for Automotive Body and Related Repairers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

4.88

Northeastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

3.09

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

2.85

Far East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.82

Michigan City-La Porte, IN

2.75

Dubuque, IA

2.42

Mobile, AL

2.41

East Montana nonmetropolitan area

2.30

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

2.27

Texarkana, TX-AR

2.16
Areas with the highest location quotient for Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

California-Lexington Park, MD

24.84

New Bern, NC

11.39

Wichita Falls, TX

8.31

Border Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

7.81

Tulsa, OK

7.02

Killeen-Temple, TX

6.76

South Nevada nonmetropolitan area

5.97

Fairbanks, AK

5.74

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

5.65

Lake Charles, LA

5.43
Areas with the highest location quotient for Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Texarkana, TX-AR

3.14

San Angelo, TX

2.95

Manchester, NH

2.86

Fayetteville, NC

2.64

Amarillo, TX

2.42

Raleigh, NC

2.40

West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Delray Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

2.35

Tulsa, OK

2.35

Roanoke, VA

2.24

Akron, OH

2.22
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Medford, OR

12.97

Coeur d'Alene, ID

6.35

Tucson, AZ

5.91

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

4.46

Port St. Lucie, FL

4.00

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

3.72

Roanoke, VA

3.38

Sioux Falls, SD

3.36

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

3.34

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC

3.09
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

College Station-Bryan, TX

8.05

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

3.36

Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ Metropolitan Division

3.15

Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

2.42

Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division

2.38

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

2.10

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

2.02

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

1.96

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division

1.82

Kansas City, MO-KS

1.79
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Decatur, AL

20.01

Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

9.09

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

8.43

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

8.30

Macon, GA

8.12

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

7.45

Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area

6.92

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

5.67

South Nevada nonmetropolitan area

5.01

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

4.39
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

East Stroudsburg, PA

34.89

Warner Robins, GA

24.86

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

9.96

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA

9.00

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

8.45

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

7.34

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

6.37

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.54

Springfield, OH

4.50

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

4.37
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Reno, NV

5.94

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

5.22

Oakland-Hayward-Berkeley, CA Metropolitan Division

3.62

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

2.74

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

2.63

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

2.21

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division

1.69

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

1.61

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

1.57

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

1.44
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Winchester, VA-WV

6.54

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

6.38

Lubbock, TX

5.05

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

3.73

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

3.65

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.53

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

3.49

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

3.48

Kalamazoo-Portage, MI

3.46

Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC

3.46
Areas with the highest location quotient for Avionics Technicians, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

26.48

Wichita, KS

17.62

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

8.34

Tucson, AZ

6.92

Northeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

6.34

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

5.46

Oklahoma City, OK

5.32

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division

4.71

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL

4.50

Corpus Christi, TX

4.41
Areas with the highest location quotient for Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Saginaw, MI

4.02

Manchester, NH

3.84

Corpus Christi, TX

3.13

Albany, GA

3.08

Longview, WA

2.80

Monroe, LA

2.56

Cheyenne, WY

2.54

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

2.23

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

2.18

Southwest Idaho nonmetropolitan area

2.13
Areas with the highest location quotient for Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Longview, WA

10.55

Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

7.72

Southwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

6.90

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

5.83

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

5.09

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

4.73

Evansville, IN-KY

4.67

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

4.40

Bend-Redmond, OR

4.40

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

4.38
Areas with the highest location quotient for Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN

3.49

Eau Claire, WI

3.12

Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division

2.85

Wheeling, WV-OH

2.84

Montgomery, AL

2.61

Manchester, NH

2.50

Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division

2.47

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

2.40

Reno, NV

2.37

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

2.31
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

3.46

North Nevada nonmetropolitan area

2.50

Southwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.49

Northeast Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.25

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.06

Lake Charles, LA

2.05

Warner Robins, GA

2.04

Kokomo, IN

1.99

Longview, WA

1.96

Arizona nonmetropolitan area

1.92
Areas with the highest location quotient for Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

North Nevada nonmetropolitan area

2.55

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.11

Northeast Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

1.98

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

1.98

New Shoreham Town, Rhode Island nonmetropolitan area

1.95

Southwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

1.87

Warner Robins, GA

1.87

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

1.83

Texarkana, TX-AR

1.82

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

1.78
Areas with the highest location quotient for Extraction Workers, All Other, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

22.98

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

21.18

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

18.30

Bakersfield, CA

14.52
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Extraction Workers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

North Nevada nonmetropolitan area

75.93

Midland, TX

48.64

Odessa, TX

40.31

Border Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

32.97

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

30.88

Panhandle of Idaho nonmetropolitan area

26.38

Coastal Plains Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

25.80

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

24.51

Farmington, NM

23.33

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

18.30
Areas with the highest location quotient for Roustabouts, Oil and Gas, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

100.94

Odessa, TX

46.65

Midland, TX

40.26

Coastal Plains Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

39.19

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

36.09

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

34.70

Greeley, CO

28.83

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

26.73

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

25.20

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

24.37
Areas with the highest location quotient for Roof Bolters, Mining, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Beckley, WV

118.64

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

115.41

Wheeling, WV-OH

95.50

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

82.79

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

64.70

Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

49.37

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

43.70
Areas with the highest location quotient for Rock Splitters, Quarry, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

West Montana nonmetropolitan area

58.12

Fort Smith, AR-OK

41.97

Northern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

36.02

Athens-Clarke County, GA

24.92

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

18.60

Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area

17.26

Austin-Round Rock, TX

1.75

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD

0.71
Areas with the highest location quotient for Mining Machine Operators, All Other, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

66.83

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

30.91

Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

16.11

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

9.77
Areas with the highest location quotient for Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

North Nevada nonmetropolitan area

530.08

Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

32.83

Wheeling, WV-OH

20.00

Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

18.54

Charlottesville, VA

14.30

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

12.03

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

1.01
Areas with the highest location quotient for Continuous Mining Machine Operators, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

North Nevada nonmetropolitan area

384.43

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

58.43

Southwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

39.92

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

24.12

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

19.56

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

15.02

Charleston, WV

14.82

Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area

14.50

Southern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

6.88

North Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

6.78
Areas with the highest location quotient for Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

73.30

Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

38.16

North Nevada nonmetropolitan area

19.05

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

8.47

Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

6.88

Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Division

5.89

Framingham, MA NECTA Division

3.97

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

3.22

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

1.80

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division

0.71
Areas with the highest location quotient for Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

North Nevada nonmetropolitan area

83.98

Midland, TX

15.34

Odessa, TX

13.30

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

12.82

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

11.68

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

9.59

Yuba City, CA

8.94

Northwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

7.11

Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

6.98

East Montana nonmetropolitan area

6.94
Areas with the highest location quotient for Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Midland, TX

69.39

Odessa, TX

56.03

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

54.24

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

37.06

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

34.59

Farmington, NM

32.57

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

29.45

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

28.92

Southwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

28.57

Casper, WY

26.84
Areas with the highest location quotient for Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

99.07

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

49.08

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

38.17

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

29.33

Midland, TX

28.95

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

28.89

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

27.10

Casper, WY

21.84

Lafayette, LA

21.81

Odessa, TX

19.15
Areas with the highest location quotient for Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

120.79

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

72.00

Odessa, TX

59.17

Farmington, NM

50.41

Midland, TX

50.34

Coastal Plains Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

35.96

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

30.10

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

20.95

Northwest Kansas nonmetropolitan area

16.58

Southwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

16.21
Areas with the highest location quotient for Construction and Related Workers, All Other, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Homosassa Springs, FL

8.83

Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area

8.47

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

7.73

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL

7.37

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

6.89

Port St. Lucie, FL

6.79

Punta Gorda, FL

6.70

Tallahassee, FL

6.69

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

6.66

Panama City, FL

6.30
Areas with the highest location quotient for Segmental Pavers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

9.93

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

1.08
Areas with the highest location quotient for Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Washington nonmetropolitan area

7.03

Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

6.01

West Montana nonmetropolitan area

5.69

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.88

Odessa, TX

4.57

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

4.25

Southwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

4.18

Northeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

4.13

Pueblo, CO

3.89

Danbury, CT

3.81
Areas with the highest location quotient for Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Baton Rouge, LA

7.65

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

3.12

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

2.25

Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division

1.42

Pittsburgh, PA

1.29

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

1.28

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division

1.26

Tulsa, OK

1.16

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

1.02

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

0.96
Areas with the highest location quotient for Highway Maintenance Workers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

San German, PR

16.50

East Central New York nonmetropolitan area

11.52

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

8.78

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

8.23

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

7.96

Central New York nonmetropolitan area

7.91

Guayama, PR

7.86

Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area

7.83

Watertown-Fort Drum, NY

7.78

Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

7.54
Areas with the highest location quotient for Hazardous Materials Removal Workers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Kennewick-Richland, WA

17.50

Haverhill-Newburyport-Amesbury Town, MA-NH NECTA Division

9.40

Lawrence-Methuen Town-Salem, MA-NH NECTA Division

8.22

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

6.95

Anchorage, AK

5.22

Amarillo, TX

5.17

South Nevada nonmetropolitan area

4.32

Corpus Christi, TX

4.32

Baton Rouge, LA

4.17

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

3.56
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fence Erectors, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Lake Charles, LA

12.12

Central-Southeast Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

8.72

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

5.19

Burlington, NC

4.71

Flagstaff, AZ

4.65

Ocala, FL

4.34

Corpus Christi, TX

4.30

Chico, CA

4.21

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

2.57

Bakersfield, CA

2.17
Areas with the highest location quotient for Elevator Installers and Repairers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

3.64

Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

3.64

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

3.19

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

2.84

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

2.80

Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area

2.75

Tyler, TX

2.72

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division

2.67

Columbia, SC

2.40

Wichita, KS

2.32
Areas with the highest location quotient for Construction and Building Inspectors, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Johnstown, PA

4.81

Walla Walla, WA

4.49

Trenton, NJ

3.50

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

3.21

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

3.07

Panama City, FL

3.00

Kankakee, IL

2.92

Wasatch Back nonmetropolitan area

2.84

Williamsport, PA

2.84

Prescott, AZ

2.73
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Baton Rouge, LA

10.91

Decatur, AL

5.37

West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

5.15

Staunton-Waynesboro, VA

4.59

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

4.53

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

3.85

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

3.59

Abilene, TX

3.47

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL

3.37

North Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

3.25
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Roofers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

6.72

Las Cruces, NM

6.56

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

5.67

Tuscaloosa, AL

4.61

North Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

4.46

Toledo, OH

4.31

Mobile, AL

4.14

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR

4.04

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN

3.50

Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

3.31
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Lake Charles, LA

8.32

Mobile, AL

5.92

Hattiesburg, MS

4.47

North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

4.42

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

4.28

Baton Rouge, LA

4.24

Sumter, SC

4.19

Rapid City, SD

4.09

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

3.82

Abilene, TX

3.75
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Baton Rouge, LA

22.17

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

14.62

Prescott, AZ

11.49

Logan, UT-ID

9.06

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

5.64

Reno, NV

5.20

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

4.94

Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL

4.65

Mobile, AL

4.39

Lafayette, LA

3.06
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Electricians, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Washington Parish, Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

12.56

Valdosta, GA

7.80

Baton Rouge, LA

6.90

Mayaguez, PR

5.56

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

5.02

California-Lexington Park, MD

4.75

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

4.64

Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL

4.08

Columbus, GA-AL

3.95

Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC

3.77
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Carpenters, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Virginia nonmetropolitan area

12.65

Baton Rouge, LA

8.73

Lake Charles, LA

6.90

Lynchburg, VA

6.68

Arecibo, PR

6.16

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.39

Harrisonburg, VA

4.79

New Bedford, MA

4.69

Charlottesville, VA

4.18

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

4.03
Areas with the highest location quotient for Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

New Bedford, MA

10.24

Southwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

8.59

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

7.43

Central-Southeast Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

5.79

Richmond, VA

5.75

Jacksonville, NC

4.89

Portland-South Portland, ME

4.61

Rapid City, SD

4.41

Topeka, KS

4.13

Ocala, FL

3.98
Areas with the highest location quotient for Solar Photovoltaic Installers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

18.72

Oakland-Hayward-Berkeley, CA Metropolitan Division

12.08

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

8.59

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

8.14

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

7.15

Santa Rosa, CA

6.69

Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

5.76

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

4.49

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

4.32

Newark, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division

3.03
Areas with the highest location quotient for Structural Iron and Steel Workers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Lake Charles, LA

8.26

North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area

6.44

Baton Rouge, LA

6.40

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.70

Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

5.04

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

4.69

Canton-Massillon, OH

4.21

Appleton, WI

4.05

Gary, IN Metropolitan Division

3.87

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

3.76
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sheet Metal Workers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Warner Robins, GA

18.35

Oklahoma City, OK

4.28

Southwest Utah nonmetropolitan area

4.16

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

3.54

St. Cloud, MN

3.34

Greeley, CO

3.32

Harrisonburg, VA

3.25

Muskegon, MI

3.20

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

3.03

Jacksonville, NC

2.91
Areas with the highest location quotient for Roofers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Homosassa Springs, FL

7.67

Longview, WA

5.84

Elmira, NY

5.02

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

5.00

Morristown, TN

4.87

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

4.50

Port St. Lucie, FL

4.38

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

4.32

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

4.22

Sebring, FL

4.00
Areas with the highest location quotient for Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Urban Honolulu, HI

7.59

Baton Rouge, LA

7.54

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

4.28

Austin-Round Rock, TX

4.20

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

4.06

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

3.81

Bakersfield, CA

3.27

Albuquerque, NM

3.22

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

2.86

Southern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area

2.78
Areas with the highest location quotient for Plasterers and Stucco Masons, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Tucson, AZ

10.21

Yuma, AZ

9.41

Kennewick-Richland, WA

7.72

Reno, NV

6.10

Visalia-Porterville, CA

6.09

Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

6.05

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

6.02

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

6.02

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

5.87

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

5.73
Areas with the highest location quotient for Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Lake Charles, LA

5.36

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

3.61

Fairbanks, AK

3.30

Midland, MI

3.19

Provo-Orem, UT

3.06

Longview, TX

2.91

Baton Rouge, LA

2.83

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

2.76

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.61

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

2.34
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pipelayers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Odessa, TX

13.28

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

9.21

North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area

9.04

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

7.20

Gadsden, AL

6.97

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

6.91

Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

6.67

Decatur, AL

6.02

Jacksonville, NC

5.36

Dothan, AL

5.31
Areas with the highest location quotient for Paperhangers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ Metropolitan Division

7.57

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

7.16

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

1.47

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD

1.46

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

1.30

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

1.15

Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

0.84

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

0.35
Areas with the highest location quotient for Painters, Construction and Maintenance, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

5.62

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

5.04

San Rafael, CA Metropolitan Division

3.77

Texarkana, TX-AR

3.69

Bend-Redmond, OR

3.37

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

3.31

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

3.19

Napa, CA

3.14

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.13

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

3.09
Areas with the highest location quotient for Insulation Workers, Mechanical, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Baton Rouge, LA

26.78

Casper, WY

25.93

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

11.31

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

10.32

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

10.11

Wausau, WI

6.69

Fargo, ND-MN

6.49

Odessa, TX

6.45

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

6.26

Haverhill-Newburyport-Amesbury Town, MA-NH NECTA Division

6.21
Areas with the highest location quotient for Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Amarillo, TX

9.48

Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA

9.00

Baton Rouge, LA

6.29

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

6.17

Longview, TX

6.15

Peabody-Salem-Beverly, MA NECTA Division

5.99

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA

5.35

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

5.08

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

4.97

Portland-South Portland, ME

4.93
Areas with the highest location quotient for Glaziers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

5.14

Boise City, ID

4.25

Rapid City, SD

3.99

Fairbanks, AK

3.55

Olympia-Tumwater, WA

3.54

Pittsfield, MA

3.16

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

2.89

State College, PA

2.82

West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Delray Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

2.76

Tyler, TX

2.64
Areas with the highest location quotient for Electricians, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.59

Kokomo, IN

3.57

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

3.44

Provo-Orem, UT

3.10

Casper, WY

2.77

Far East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.71

Northeast Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.61

Mobile, AL

2.52

East Montana nonmetropolitan area

2.42

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

2.42
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tapers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

New Bedford, MA

10.61

Tacoma-Lakewood, WA Metropolitan Division

7.67

Urban Honolulu, HI

7.36

Reno, NV

7.22

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

6.86

Provo-Orem, UT

6.44

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

5.92

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

5.69

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division

5.34

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

5.13
Areas with the highest location quotient for Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

St. George, UT

6.86

Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division

4.57

Boise City, ID

4.02

Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

3.95

Provo-Orem, UT

3.75

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

3.52

Abilene, TX

3.52

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

3.38

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

3.32

San Rafael, CA Metropolitan Division

3.26
Areas with the highest location quotient for Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

17.19

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

8.73

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

7.87

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

7.01

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

6.99

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

6.02

East Montana nonmetropolitan area

5.69

Fairbanks, AK

5.68

North Nevada nonmetropolitan area

5.45

Southwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

4.97
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pile-Driver Operators, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Baton Rouge, LA

14.84

Anchorage, AK

7.78

Oakland-Hayward-Berkeley, CA Metropolitan Division

4.40

Newark, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division

4.15

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

3.52

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

3.44

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

3.20

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

3.05

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

2.81

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

2.52
Areas with the highest location quotient for Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

San Angelo, TX

6.20

Johnson City, TN

5.60

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.54

Big Thicket Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

4.65

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

4.28

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

4.27

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

4.23

Decatur, AL

4.17

Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA

4.02

Lawrence, KS

3.98
Areas with the highest location quotient for Construction Laborers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.28

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV

3.29

West Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

3.26

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

2.96

Hill Country Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

2.81

Garrett County, Maryland nonmetropolitan area

2.58

Greeley, CO

2.49

Farmington, NM

2.49

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

2.44

Pittsfield, MA

2.43
Areas with the highest location quotient for Terrazzo Workers and Finishers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

3.83

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

3.28

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

3.22

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

3.01

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

1.05
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Grand Island, NE

4.86

Rapid City, SD

4.76

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.01

Provo-Orem, UT

3.70

Greeley, CO

3.56

Sioux Falls, SD

3.50

Bend-Redmond, OR

3.48

Wenatchee, WA

3.45

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.43

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

3.35
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tile and Marble Setters, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

15.81

Punta Gorda, FL

7.69

Homosassa Springs, FL

7.30

Reno, NV

6.75

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

6.22

Provo-Orem, UT

5.95

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

5.33

Carson City, NV

5.30

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

5.22

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

4.60
Areas with the highest location quotient for Floor Sanders and Finishers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

17.76

Southeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

11.99

Colorado Springs, CO

10.12

Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, MD Metropolitan Division

4.13

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

3.20

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

1.64

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

1.61

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

1.08

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

0.91

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

0.90
Areas with the highest location quotient for Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Jefferson City, MO

12.54

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

8.75

Sioux Falls, SD

7.50

Urban Honolulu, HI

6.56

Salem, OR

6.21

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

5.05

North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area

5.01

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

4.38

Fayetteville, NC

4.23

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

3.22
Areas with the highest location quotient for Carpet Installers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Wenatchee, WA

5.84

Northwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

5.37

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

4.78

Topeka, KS

4.70

East Washington nonmetropolitan area

4.48

Lima, OH

4.25

Reno, NV

4.14

South Nevada nonmetropolitan area

4.09

Oakland-Hayward-Berkeley, CA Metropolitan Division

4.02

Tacoma-Lakewood, WA Metropolitan Division

3.48
Areas with the highest location quotient for Carpenters, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

3.82

Southwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

3.50

Garrett County, Maryland nonmetropolitan area

3.29

Coeur d'Alene, ID

3.06

Napa, CA

2.93

Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

2.83

San Rafael, CA Metropolitan Division

2.79

Rapid City, SD

2.79

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

2.72

Bend-Redmond, OR

2.69
Areas with the highest location quotient for Stonemasons, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

16.66

Flagstaff, AZ

12.51

Nassau County-Suffolk County, NY Metropolitan Division

7.64

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

6.95

Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, MD Metropolitan Division

3.70

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

3.68

Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.60

Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division

3.40

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

2.78

Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County, PA Metropolitan Division

2.49
Areas with the highest location quotient for Brickmasons and Blockmasons, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Homosassa Springs, FL

6.25

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

4.74

New Bedford, MA

4.60

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

3.93

Provo-Orem, UT

3.86

Waco, TX

3.79

Peoria, IL

3.69

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

3.51

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

3.25

Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area

3.24
Areas with the highest location quotient for Boilermakers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Farmington, NM

29.76

Baton Rouge, LA

23.27

Lake Charles, LA

16.67

Abilene, TX

11.24

Toledo, OH

6.62

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

6.47

Northwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

5.88

Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

5.88

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

4.87

Gary, IN Metropolitan Division

3.94
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

6.34

Midland, TX

3.95

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

3.40

Wasatch Back nonmetropolitan area

3.32

Farmington, NM

3.27

Southwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

3.13

Greeley, CO

3.12

Odessa, TX

3.09

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

3.00

Baton Rouge, LA

2.95
Areas with the highest location quotient for Construction and Extraction Occupations, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.99

North Nevada nonmetropolitan area

4.00

Northeast Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

3.35

Odessa, TX

3.06

Southwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.98

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

2.79

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

2.77

Farmington, NM

2.70

Longview, TX

2.67

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

2.65
Areas with the highest location quotient for Logging Workers, All Other, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

South Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

271.14

North Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

157.14

Corvallis, OR

85.14

Medford, OR

73.40

Eugene, OR

69.40

Longview, WA

68.14

Northwest Washington nonmetropolitan area

55.37

Central Washington nonmetropolitan area

54.72

Bellingham, WA

35.09

Salem, OR

26.60
Areas with the highest location quotient for Log Graders and Scalers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Washington nonmetropolitan area

89.20

Panhandle of Idaho nonmetropolitan area

86.76

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

65.95

Longview, WA

64.74

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

62.92

Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area

53.20

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

50.19

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

46.81

Tuscaloosa, AL

24.07

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

20.60
Areas with the highest location quotient for Logging Equipment Operators, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

52.70

Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

49.46

Panhandle of Idaho nonmetropolitan area

44.51

Southwest Washington nonmetropolitan area

41.87

South Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

41.73

Longview, WA

38.43

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

38.38

Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

38.03

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

36.18

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

33.64
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fallers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Panhandle of Idaho nonmetropolitan area

152.17

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

26.48

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

15.82

Medford, OR

14.61

Southern Ohio non-metropolitan area

12.51

Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA

9.08

Southeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

8.43

Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

8.41

Jackson, MS

3.28

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR

3.09
Areas with the highest location quotient for Forest and Conservation Workers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

60.83

North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area

58.94

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

47.85

Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

35.24

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

31.63

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA

13.31

Rapid City, SD

9.23

Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area

9.11

Sioux Falls, SD

8.72

Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

5.74
Areas with the highest location quotient for Agricultural Workers, All Other, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Idaho nonmetropolitan area

39.14

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

26.73

Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

18.35

Merced, CA

17.41

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

17.21

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

14.65

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

14.32

Visalia-Porterville, CA

10.48

Greeley, CO

9.82

Montgomery, AL

9.70
Areas with the highest location quotient for Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

24.21

Lexington-Fayette, KY

18.97

Ocala, FL

16.89

Northwest Kansas nonmetropolitan area

16.50

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

15.26

South Central Idaho nonmetropolitan area

14.99

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

14.34

Northeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

14.30

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

13.69

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

13.67
Areas with the highest location quotient for Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Salinas, CA

90.43

Visalia-Porterville, CA

77.41

Yuma, AZ

70.69

Bakersfield, CA

66.31

Madera, CA

61.70

El Centro, CA

57.07

Fresno, CA

37.33

Merced, CA

28.19

Yakima, WA

27.27

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

27.02
Areas with the highest location quotient for Agricultural Equipment Operators, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

41.78

Far East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

35.86

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

26.23

Yuma, AZ

25.42

North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area

25.05

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

23.31

Visalia-Porterville, CA

23.13

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

23.00

Bakersfield, CA

22.89

Stockton-Lodi, CA

22.32
Areas with the highest location quotient for Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Wenatchee, WA

49.28

Southeast Idaho nonmetropolitan area

32.03

Merced, CA

30.86

Idaho Falls, ID

28.16

Kennewick-Richland, WA

25.63

Visalia-Porterville, CA

21.75

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

20.78

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

19.92

East Washington nonmetropolitan area

19.75

Madera, CA

18.91
Areas with the highest location quotient for Animal Breeders, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

12.51
Areas with the highest location quotient for Agricultural Inspectors, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Dothan, AL

20.57

Grand Island, NE

14.75

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

12.68

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

12.40

Gainesville, GA

10.68

East Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

10.08

Northeast Virginia nonmetropolitan area

10.03

Topeka, KS

9.41

Fresno, CA

8.97

Idaho Falls, ID

8.80
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Madera, CA

37.17

Visalia-Porterville, CA

31.84

Salinas, CA

24.83

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

24.39

Yuma, AZ

22.95

Napa, CA

22.07

East Washington nonmetropolitan area

18.14

El Centro, CA

15.38

Bakersfield, CA

14.23

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

14.22
Areas with the highest location quotient for Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Salinas, CA

57.54

Visalia-Porterville, CA

51.17

Yuma, AZ

45.00

Bakersfield, CA

42.16

Madera, CA

41.15

El Centro, CA

35.94

Fresno, CA

24.62

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

22.98

Merced, CA

21.91

North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area

19.97
Areas with the highest location quotient for Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Danbury, CT

5.65

Carbondale-Marion, IL

4.77

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

4.52

Albany, OR

4.31

Carson City, NV

4.27

Manhattan, KS

3.77

New Haven, CT

3.59

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

3.51

Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA

3.27

Portsmouth, NH-ME

3.17
Areas with the highest location quotient for Statistical Assistants, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Bloomington, IL

28.60

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

16.25

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN

13.62

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

6.01

Olympia-Tumwater, WA

4.65

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

4.32

Austin-Round Rock, TX

4.15

Southwest Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.94

Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County, PA Metropolitan Division

3.27

Erie, PA

3.24
Areas with the highest location quotient for Proofreaders and Copy Markers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

10.30

Iowa City, IA

8.49

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA

3.78

York-Hanover, PA

2.64

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

2.60

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

2.59

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

2.41

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division

2.28

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

2.24

Lancaster, PA

2.18
Areas with the highest location quotient for Office Machine Operators, Except Computer, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Columbus, OH

3.05

Peabody-Salem-Beverly, MA NECTA Division

3.01

Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ Metropolitan Division

2.85

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

2.83

Topeka, KS

2.37

Iowa City, IA

2.31

Manchester, NH

2.15

Newark, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division

2.14

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

2.14

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

2.06
Areas with the highest location quotient for Office Clerks, General, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Laredo, TX

2.13

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

1.99

Victoria, TX

1.96

Lubbock, TX

1.96

Charleston, WV

1.93

Ann Arbor, MI

1.84

West Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

1.78

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

1.76

State College, PA

1.75

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

1.72
Areas with the highest location quotient for Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Lynchburg, VA

7.26

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

4.67

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

4.49

Topeka, KS

3.63

Springfield, IL

3.49

Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

3.12

Fresno, CA

3.05

Cedar Rapids, IA

2.41

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

2.35

Great Falls, MT

2.21
Areas with the highest location quotient for Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN

4.41

Bloomington, IL

4.20

Waco, TX

3.87

Wausau, WI

3.63

Cheyenne, WY

3.46

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL

3.32

Olympia-Tumwater, WA

3.00

Akron, OH

2.98

Worcester, MA-CT

2.94

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

2.84
Areas with the highest location quotient for Desktop Publishers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Lafayette, LA

8.61

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

7.21

Lancaster, PA

6.06

Portland-South Portland, ME

4.64

St. Cloud, MN

4.47

Salem, OR

4.36

Elgin, IL Metropolitan Division

3.42

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN

2.87

Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area

2.68

Charleston-North Charleston, SC

2.35
Areas with the highest location quotient for Word Processors and Typists, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Idaho Falls, ID

11.99

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

8.26

Guayama, PR

7.58

Trenton, NJ

7.52

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

7.39

Watertown-Fort Drum, NY

7.33

East Central New York nonmetropolitan area

7.32

Kingston, NY

7.26

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

7.20

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA

7.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for Data Entry Keyers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Portsmouth, NH-ME

3.89

Salt Lake City, UT

2.94

El Paso, TX

2.49

Reno, NV

2.46

Lansing-East Lansing, MI

2.32

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

2.29

Ocean City, NJ

2.23

Fresno, CA

2.21

Trenton, NJ

2.18

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

2.06
Areas with the highest location quotient for Computer Operators, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

4.36

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

3.86

Bloomington, IN

3.67

Springfield, IL

3.30

Lincoln, NE

3.29

Trenton, NJ

3.19

Dothan, AL

3.14

Manchester, NH

3.09

Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

3.00

Northeast Virginia nonmetropolitan area

2.95
Areas with the highest location quotient for Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Ithaca, NY

2.59

Garrett County, Maryland nonmetropolitan area

2.33

North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

2.30

Carson City, NV

2.29

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

2.14

Jefferson City, MO

2.12

Mayaguez, PR

2.11

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

1.99

Arecibo, PR

1.98

Northwest Kansas nonmetropolitan area

1.96
Areas with the highest location quotient for Medical Secretaries, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Corvallis, OR

3.61

Tyler, TX

3.58

Rochester, MN

3.38

Bay City, MI

3.02

Sherman-Denison, TX

2.83

San German, PR

2.82

Medford, OR

2.65

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA

2.63

Springfield, OH

2.63

Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

2.62
Areas with the highest location quotient for Legal Secretaries, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

3.42

Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division

3.22

Missoula, MT

2.66

Dothan, AL

2.54

Santa Fe, NM

2.50

Alexandria, LA

2.33

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

2.25

Great Falls, MT

2.21

Wheeling, WV-OH

2.19

Montgomery, AL

2.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Los Alamos County, New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

5.00

East Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

3.15

Manhattan, KS

2.64

Springfield, IL

2.62

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

2.58

Iowa City, IA

2.26

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

2.25

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

2.19

Mayaguez, PR

2.11

Ponce, PR

2.10
Areas with the highest location quotient for Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

12.14

Owensboro, KY

6.45

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

5.18

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

4.67

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

4.51

South Nevada nonmetropolitan area

4.23

Harrisonburg, VA

4.07

North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.73

Modesto, CA

3.67

Dalton, GA

3.41
Areas with the highest location quotient for Stock Clerks and Order Fillers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Danville, IL

2.38

Lebanon, PA

2.12

Southwest New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

1.79

East Stroudsburg, PA

1.77

Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division

1.74

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

1.73

Harrisonburg, VA

1.72

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

1.69

Jacksonville, NC

1.67

Ponce, PR

1.66
Areas with the highest location quotient for Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

3.32

Laredo, TX

3.00

Dalton, GA

2.65

Grants Pass, OR

2.50

Reno, NV

2.39

Stockton-Lodi, CA

2.38

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

2.07

Columbus, IN

2.07

Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area

2.05

Fort Wayne, IN

1.91
Areas with the highest location quotient for Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Columbus, IN

3.37

Monroe, MI

2.81

Warner Robins, GA

2.67

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

2.61

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

2.58

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

2.54

Dalton, GA

2.51

New Bern, NC

2.45

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

2.44

Wichita, KS

2.32
Areas with the highest location quotient for Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, MA NECTA Division

4.31

Springfield, MA-CT

4.26

Charleston, WV

4.13

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

3.80

Manchester, NH

3.50

Trenton, NJ

3.49

Greensboro-High Point, NC

3.39

Fayetteville, NC

3.36

Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division

3.05

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA

2.95
Areas with the highest location quotient for Postal Service Mail Carriers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Washington Parish, Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

2.87

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

2.37

North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

2.21

Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area

2.07

Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

2.03

Sebring, FL

1.99

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

1.96

Far East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

1.88

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

1.88

Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

1.87
Areas with the highest location quotient for Postal Service Clerks, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

East Montana nonmetropolitan area

6.00

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

5.86

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

5.35

Kingston, NY

5.25

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

4.99

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

4.97

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

4.70

Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

4.67

Northeast Virginia nonmetropolitan area

4.57

Far East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.44
Areas with the highest location quotient for Meter Readers, Utilities, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

North Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

8.86

Valdosta, GA

6.63

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

6.22

Arizona nonmetropolitan area

5.85

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

5.14

Beckley, WV

4.88

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

4.66

West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

4.63

Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH

4.45

Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

4.39
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Laredo, TX

5.65

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

3.20

Fond du Lac, WI

3.00

Johnson City, TN

2.92

Lafayette, LA

2.69

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.22

Upper Eastern Shore of Maryland nonmetropolitan area

2.22

Bay City, MI

2.14

Corpus Christi, TX

2.09

Stockton-Lodi, CA

2.01
Areas with the highest location quotient for Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

4.33

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

4.32

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

4.23

East Montana nonmetropolitan area

4.17

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

4.03

Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.91

Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area

3.91

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

3.66

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

3.63

Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area

3.51
Areas with the highest location quotient for Couriers and Messengers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

6.43

Ponce, PR

6.29

Dothan, AL

6.15

Mayaguez, PR

5.85

Arecibo, PR

3.92

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

3.55

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

3.13

Springfield, IL

2.87

Corvallis, OR

2.86

Rome, GA

2.71
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cargo and Freight Agents, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Laredo, TX

13.76

Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Division

6.26

Rome, GA

5.91

Anchorage, AK

3.79

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

3.77

Savannah, GA

3.29

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN

2.91

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

2.88

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

2.84

Charleston-North Charleston, SC

2.75
Areas with the highest location quotient for Information and Record Clerks, All Other, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Hinesville, GA

7.62

South Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

4.73

Corvallis, OR

4.44

Fairbanks, AK

4.36

Hammond, LA

4.14

Eugene, OR

3.77

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.72

Colorado Springs, CO

3.72

Salem, OR

3.69

Medford, OR

3.66
Areas with the highest location quotient for Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Salt Lake City, UT

8.68

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

6.23

Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Division

5.85

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

5.00

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

4.73

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

4.37

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

3.85

Urban Honolulu, HI

3.70

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

3.47

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

3.41
Areas with the highest location quotient for Receptionists and Information Clerks, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Nassau County-Suffolk County, NY Metropolitan Division

2.02

Homosassa Springs, FL

1.96

Ocean City, NJ

1.94

Camden, NJ Metropolitan Division

1.89

Rapid City, SD

1.88

Ocala, FL

1.85

West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Delray Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

1.82

Wenatchee, WA

1.82

Jacksonville, NC

1.79

Newark, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division

1.74
Areas with the highest location quotient for Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY

8.79

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

3.73

Hinesville, GA

2.74

Duluth, MN-WI

2.58

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV

2.54

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

2.53

St. Cloud, MN

2.42

Jacksonville, NC

2.26

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

2.21

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

2.16
Areas with the highest location quotient for Order Clerks, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Danville, IL

7.91

South Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

5.16

Yakima, WA

3.52

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

3.39

Madison, WI

3.05

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

2.89

South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

2.86

Mansfield, OH

2.74

Portland-South Portland, ME

2.49

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

2.42
Areas with the highest location quotient for New Accounts Clerks, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Mayaguez, PR

5.77

Lawton, OK

5.60

Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

4.96

Northeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

4.91

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

4.81

Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

4.42

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

4.37

Springfield, OH

4.37

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

4.19

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

3.90
Areas with the highest location quotient for Loan Interviewers and Clerks, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Billings, MT

4.06

Sioux Falls, SD

3.87

Jacksonville, FL

3.46

Roanoke, VA

3.01

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.98

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.84

Las Cruces, NM

2.79

Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division

2.74

Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

2.59

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

2.55
Areas with the highest location quotient for Library Assistants, Clerical, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Ann Arbor, MI

7.32

Panhandle of Idaho nonmetropolitan area

5.08

Ocean City, NJ

4.85

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

4.20

Bay City, MI

4.17

Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

3.85

Ithaca, NY

3.58

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

3.47

Central-Southeast Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

3.32

Ames, IA

3.30
Areas with the highest location quotient for Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Eugene, OR

3.67

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

3.58

Lincoln, NE

3.57

Walla Walla, WA

3.51

Bowling Green, KY

3.33

Charlottesville, VA

3.22

Provo-Orem, UT

2.95

Boulder, CO

2.94

Springfield, MO

2.83

Chattanooga, TN-GA

2.79
Areas with the highest location quotient for Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area

12.83

North Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

8.64

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

7.54

Ocean City, NJ

7.54

Southwest Utah nonmetropolitan area

7.45

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

7.34

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

5.58

East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

5.47

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

5.35

Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

5.20
Areas with the highest location quotient for File Clerks, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Binghamton, NY

3.67

Sebring, FL

3.28

Homosassa Springs, FL

3.25

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

2.91

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL

2.72

Lewiston, ID-WA

2.67

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

2.60

Jacksonville, FL

2.55

Tallahassee, FL

2.45

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

2.39
Areas with the highest location quotient for Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Fresno, CA

6.36

Topeka, KS

5.56

San German, PR

4.32

Lynn-Saugus-Marblehead, MA NECTA Division

4.21

Carson City, NV

3.93

Charleston, WV

3.80

Altoona, PA

3.80

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

3.76

North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.69

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA

3.66
Areas with the highest location quotient for Customer Service Representatives, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Pocatello, ID

2.29

Provo-Orem, UT

2.12

Jacksonville, NC

2.09

Midland, MI

2.05

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

2.04

Salt Lake City, UT

2.00

Johnson City, TN

1.95

Boise City, ID

1.93

Hattiesburg, MS

1.88

Sebring, FL

1.85
Areas with the highest location quotient for Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ Metropolitan Division

12.24

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

10.15

Hammond, LA

8.58

Fargo, ND-MN

4.97

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

4.60

Springfield, MO

4.34

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

3.84

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

3.60

Owensboro, KY

3.08

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

2.96
Areas with the highest location quotient for Court, Municipal, and License Clerks, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

7.18

Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area

6.15

East Montana nonmetropolitan area

5.55

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

4.86

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.75

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

4.64

Dover, DE

4.55

Jefferson City, MO

4.40

Hinesville, GA

4.06

Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

4.01
Areas with the highest location quotient for Correspondence Clerks, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Sioux Falls, SD

27.00

Chattanooga, TN-GA

9.19

Portland-South Portland, ME

6.80

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN

4.35

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

4.29

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

3.36

Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division

2.51

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

2.46

St. Louis, MO-IL

2.41

Newark, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division

2.38
Areas with the highest location quotient for Brokerage Clerks, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County, PA Metropolitan Division

4.27

Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division

3.38

Trenton, NJ

3.15

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

3.11

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN

3.08

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

2.95

St. Louis, MO-IL

2.92

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

2.80

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division

2.78

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

2.59
Areas with the highest location quotient for Financial Clerks, All Other, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Grants Pass, OR

7.63

Trenton, NJ

5.81

Pueblo, CO

5.05

Anchorage, AK

5.00

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

4.88

Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.98

Oakland-Hayward-Berkeley, CA Metropolitan Division

3.67

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA

3.55

Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.42

Jacksonville, FL

3.33
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tellers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Owensboro, KY

3.43

North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

2.84

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

2.77

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

2.67

Southeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

2.58

West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

2.53

Big Thicket Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

2.45

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

2.44

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

2.42

Lawton, OK

2.38
Areas with the highest location quotient for Procurement Clerks, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Hinesville, GA

5.82

Warner Robins, GA

4.88

Lawton, OK

4.30

Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.74

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

3.45

Texarkana, TX-AR

3.34

East Stroudsburg, PA

3.29

Albany, GA

3.23

Fayetteville, NC

3.10

Lebanon, PA

3.09
Areas with the highest location quotient for Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

El Centro, CA

2.30

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

2.24

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

2.20

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

2.17

North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.14

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

2.14

Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA

2.10

Northeast Kansas nonmetropolitan area

2.01

Elmira, NY

1.99

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

1.97
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gaming Cage Workers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

26.11

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

24.04

South Nevada nonmetropolitan area

22.37

North Nevada nonmetropolitan area

21.89

Lake Charles, LA

18.19

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

17.26

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

16.20

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

13.45

Carson City, NV

13.17

Southwest Washington nonmetropolitan area

10.10
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.53

Rapid City, SD

2.21

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.19

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

1.95

Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area

1.94

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

1.92

East Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

1.89

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

1.87

Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

1.81

Far East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

1.76
Areas with the highest location quotient for Billing and Posting Clerks, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Hattiesburg, MS

2.50

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

2.14

Victoria, TX

2.08

Coeur d'Alene, ID

2.07

Macon, GA

1.98

Valdosta, GA

1.94

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA

1.85

Fairbanks, AK

1.85

Goldsboro, NC

1.80

Ponce, PR

1.75
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bill and Account Collectors, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Logan, UT-ID

6.26

Sioux Falls, SD

6.02

San Angelo, TX

4.74

Lawrence-Methuen Town-Salem, MA-NH NECTA Division

3.93

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA

3.92

Pueblo, CO

3.68

Rapid City, SD

3.66

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY

3.55

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL

3.12

Salt Lake City, UT

2.78
Areas with the highest location quotient for Communications Equipment Operators, All Other, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Lake County-Kenosha County, IL-WI Metropolitan Division

4.93

Newark, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division

1.79

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

1.71

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD

1.25

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

1.22

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division

0.78

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

0.74

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

0.74

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

0.71

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

0.65
Areas with the highest location quotient for Telephone Operators, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division

4.13

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

3.90

Flint, MI

3.69

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division

2.02

Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division

1.87

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

1.81

Nassau County-Suffolk County, NY Metropolitan Division

1.77

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD

1.63

Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ Metropolitan Division

1.61

Cleveland-Elyria, OH

1.59
Areas with the highest location quotient for Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Logan, UT-ID

4.27

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

3.51

Gainesville, GA

3.32

North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

3.31

Elmira, NY

3.09

Springfield, IL

2.61

Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA

2.55

Carson City, NV

2.46

Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

2.39

North Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

2.37
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Danbury, CT

1.97

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

1.92

Columbia, SC

1.79

Mayaguez, PR

1.72

Charleston, WV

1.62

New Haven, CT

1.57

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

1.55

Santa Fe, NM

1.54

Upper Eastern Shore of Maryland nonmetropolitan area

1.54

Florence, SC

1.47
Areas with the highest location quotient for Office and Administrative Support Occupations, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Laredo, TX

1.37

Washington Parish, Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

1.29

Danville, IL

1.28

Springfield, IL

1.26

College Station-Bryan, TX

1.26

Grants Pass, OR

1.25

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

1.24

Salt Lake City, UT

1.24

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

1.23

Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

1.22
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sales and Related Workers, All Other, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

6.04

Chico, CA

4.15

Eugene, OR

4.14

Manchester, NH

3.99

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

3.65

Colorado Springs, CO

3.63

Grand Junction, CO

3.61

Napa, CA

3.42

Newark, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division

3.40

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

3.25
Areas with the highest location quotient for Door-to-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

5.24

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN

4.49

Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division

4.21

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

3.37

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

2.74

Kansas City, MO-KS

2.08

Austin-Round Rock, TX

2.04

Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA

1.98

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division

1.61

Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

1.59
Areas with the highest location quotient for Telemarketers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Pueblo, CO

12.04

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA

8.56

St. Joseph, MO-KS

7.90

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

6.90

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

6.75

Springfield, MO

6.66

Southeast Idaho nonmetropolitan area

5.76

Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

5.02

Tulsa, OK

4.38

El Paso, TX

4.35
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sales Engineers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Boulder, CO

6.79

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

5.36

Framingham, MA NECTA Division

5.30

Raleigh, NC

4.95

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

3.44

Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, MA-NH NECTA Division

3.36

Austin-Round Rock, TX

2.90

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division

2.89

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

2.48

Midland, TX

2.48
Areas with the highest location quotient for Real Estate Sales Agents, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Wasatch Back nonmetropolitan area

5.32

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

4.92

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

4.58

Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC

4.19

Hinesville, GA

4.12

Midland, TX

3.67

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

3.56

Athens-Clarke County, GA

3.45

The Villages, FL

3.38

Southwest Utah nonmetropolitan area

3.15
Areas with the highest location quotient for Real Estate Brokers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Bend-Redmond, OR

7.88

Jacksonville, NC

7.53

Northeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

6.47

Raleigh, NC

6.38

Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC

5.83

Fayetteville, NC

5.64

Wilmington, NC

5.59

Greensboro-High Point, NC

5.06

Asheville, NC

4.75

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

4.42
Areas with the highest location quotient for Models, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

4.24

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

2.56

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

2.03

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

1.97

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

1.67

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

1.22

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division

0.44

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

0.36
Areas with the highest location quotient for Demonstrators and Product Promoters, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Napa, CA

24.97

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

10.80

Walla Walla, WA

8.63

Santa Rosa, CA

8.28

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

7.18

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA

5.52

Athens-Clarke County, GA

4.20

North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area

4.09

Ponce, PR

3.62

Mayaguez, PR

3.52
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Appleton, WI

1.91

East Central New York nonmetropolitan area

1.86

Lafayette, LA

1.78

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

1.77

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

1.76

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

1.75

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

1.75

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

1.72

Dalton, GA

1.71

Fond du Lac, WI

1.70
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Austin-Round Rock, TX

4.52

Framingham, MA NECTA Division

4.30

Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, MA-NH NECTA Division

3.61

Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division

3.52

Taunton-Middleborough-Norton, MA NECTA Division

3.09

Raleigh, NC

2.93

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

2.72

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

2.68

Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division

2.65

Provo-Orem, UT

2.54
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sales Representatives, Services, All Other, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

2.31

Salt Lake City, UT

2.00

Austin-Round Rock, TX

1.90

Southwest Utah nonmetropolitan area

1.87

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division

1.79

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

1.79

Valdosta, GA

1.78

Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

1.75

Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, MD Metropolitan Division

1.69

Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division

1.67
Areas with the highest location quotient for Travel Agents, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

12.29

Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area

4.01

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

3.79

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

3.23

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

3.22

Panama City, FL

3.10

Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, MD Metropolitan Division

2.72

Reading, PA

2.70

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

2.68

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

2.66
Areas with the highest location quotient for Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division

4.35

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

3.79

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

3.30

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

2.68

St. Cloud, MN

2.19

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

2.18

Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ Metropolitan Division

2.16

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

1.96

West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Delray Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

1.94

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division

1.86
Areas with the highest location quotient for Insurance Sales Agents, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Bloomington, IN

2.51

Macon, GA

2.41

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

2.37

Hot Springs, AR

2.16

Columbia, MO

2.12

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

2.06

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

1.94

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

1.91

Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

1.88

Columbia, SC

1.88
Areas with the highest location quotient for Advertising Sales Agents, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

2.90

Bismarck, ND

2.65

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

2.30

Columbia, MO

2.21

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL

2.21

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

2.20

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

2.16

Wasatch Back nonmetropolitan area

2.09

Great Falls, MT

1.99

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division

1.96
Areas with the highest location quotient for Retail Salespersons, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

2.17

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

2.12

Mayaguez, PR

2.11

Arecibo, PR

2.11

Punta Gorda, FL

2.08

East Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

1.98

East Stroudsburg, PA

1.96

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

1.86

Saginaw, MI

1.84

Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC

1.84
Areas with the highest location quotient for Parts Salespersons, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Dalton, GA

8.07

Arecibo, PR

4.73

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

3.87

Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

3.29

Odessa, TX

3.13

North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.04

Sebring, FL

3.04

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

2.92

Casper, WY

2.79

Dothan, AL

2.69
Areas with the highest location quotient for Counter and Rental Clerks, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.33

Panama City, FL

2.76

North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.47

Redding, CA

2.37

Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.36

Wasatch Back nonmetropolitan area

2.34

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

2.31

Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.24

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

2.17

Santa Rosa, CA

2.15
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

27.08

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

26.67

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV

26.01

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

23.00

Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

17.90

Carson City, NV

16.11

South Nevada nonmetropolitan area

15.75

Lawton, OK

14.91

North Nevada nonmetropolitan area

11.97

Northwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

11.31
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cashiers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Washington Parish, Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

2.66

San German, PR

2.40

Hammond, LA

2.38

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

2.24

Guayama, PR

2.19

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

2.13

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

2.13

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

2.12

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

2.08

Homosassa Springs, FL

2.04
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division

2.24

Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

2.21

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

2.05

Billings, MT

1.88

Garrett County, Maryland nonmetropolitan area

1.87

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

1.86

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

1.84

Manchester, NH

1.78

Raleigh, NC

1.76

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

1.75
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Mayaguez, PR

2.70

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

2.53

Muskegon, MI

2.50

East Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

2.33

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

2.33

Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC

2.24

Ponce, PR

2.16

Guayama, PR

2.10

North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

2.10

Punta Gorda, FL

2.09
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sales and Related Occupations, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

1.74

Punta Gorda, FL

1.60

Arecibo, PR

1.52

Mayaguez, PR

1.51

Hot Springs, AR

1.49

Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC

1.48

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

1.43

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

1.42

Hammond, LA

1.42

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

1.42
Areas with the highest location quotient for Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Grants Pass, OR

52.45

South Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

50.75

North Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

39.41

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

34.25

Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

30.91

Salem, OR

27.92

Eugene, OR

27.92

Medford, OR

25.01

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

16.04

Corvallis, OR

15.06
Areas with the highest location quotient for Residential Advisors, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Jackson, TN

13.21

Sioux Falls, SD

9.91

Homosassa Springs, FL

9.59

East Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

8.46

St. George, UT

8.16

Owensboro, KY

7.51

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

7.26

Barnstable Town, MA

6.49

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

5.83

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.58
Areas with the highest location quotient for Recreation Workers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Wasatch Back nonmetropolitan area

5.00

Manhattan, KS

4.41

Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

4.04

Missoula, MT

3.37

Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

3.07

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

2.82

Port St. Lucie, FL

2.77

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.67

Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

2.66

Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

2.50
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Wasatch Back nonmetropolitan area

3.47

San Rafael, CA Metropolitan Division

3.41

Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.13

Eugene, OR

2.62

Northwest Washington nonmetropolitan area

2.56

Lynn-Saugus-Marblehead, MA NECTA Division

2.55

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

2.44

Peabody-Salem-Beverly, MA NECTA Division

2.40

Harrisonburg, VA

2.30

Boulder, CO

2.29
Areas with the highest location quotient for Personal Care Aides, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

9.05

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

7.81

North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

6.04

Laredo, TX

5.68

Border Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

4.96

Mankato-North Mankato, MN

4.52

Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

4.14

Las Cruces, NM

3.93

North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

3.81

Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area

3.74
Areas with the highest location quotient for Childcare Workers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Muncie, IN

3.18

Chico, CA

2.79

Anchorage, AK

2.75

Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

2.72

Central-Southeast Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.70

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

2.50

Hammond, LA

2.48

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

2.41

Bismarck, ND

2.23

Midland, MI

2.22
Areas with the highest location quotient for Travel Guides, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Flagstaff, AZ

63.26

Asheville, NC

10.99

Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division

5.00

Tucson, AZ

4.43

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

4.12

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

1.83

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

1.27

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

1.23

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division

1.17

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

0.95
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tour Guides and Escorts, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

40.58

Flagstaff, AZ

23.53

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

15.09

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

11.24

Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

11.08

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

10.35

Southwest Utah nonmetropolitan area

8.39

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

8.19

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

8.01

Savannah, GA

7.28
Areas with the highest location quotient for Concierges, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

11.88

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

7.54

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

6.72

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

6.43

Wasatch Back nonmetropolitan area

6.35

Bend-Redmond, OR

5.89

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

5.57

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

5.04

Barnstable Town, MA

5.02

Urban Honolulu, HI

4.32
Areas with the highest location quotient for Baggage Porters and Bellhops, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

14.59

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

9.74

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

9.37

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

8.36

Napa, CA

7.78

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

6.86

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

6.26

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

5.69

East Stroudsburg, PA

5.45

Urban Honolulu, HI

5.01
Areas with the highest location quotient for Skincare Specialists, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Bloomington, IN

6.33

Grand Junction, CO

4.81

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

4.17

Boulder, CO

4.05

Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division

3.59

Olympia-Tumwater, WA

3.40

Napa, CA

3.38

Barnstable Town, MA

3.20

Tucson, AZ

2.96

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.69
Areas with the highest location quotient for Shampooers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Dover, DE

10.91

Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, MD Metropolitan Division

9.20

Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ Metropolitan Division

7.39

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

5.66

Camden, NJ Metropolitan Division

5.22

Lake County-Kenosha County, IL-WI Metropolitan Division

4.86

Salisbury, MD-DE

4.78

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

4.77

Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County, PA Metropolitan Division

4.77

Newark, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division

4.61
Areas with the highest location quotient for Manicurists and Pedicurists, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Stockton-Lodi, CA

5.00

Nassau County-Suffolk County, NY Metropolitan Division

4.73

Peabody-Salem-Beverly, MA NECTA Division

4.32

Modesto, CA

4.24

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

4.23

Newark, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division

4.09

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

4.01

Taunton-Middleborough-Norton, MA NECTA Division

3.58

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

3.23

Oakland-Hayward-Berkeley, CA Metropolitan Division

3.20
Areas with the highest location quotient for Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

15.00

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

10.99

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

4.35

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

3.17

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

1.66

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

1.65

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

1.32

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

1.22

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division

1.21

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

1.02
Areas with the highest location quotient for Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Danbury, CT

3.28

Ocean City, NJ

2.59

Dutchess County-Putnam County, NY Metropolitan Division

2.37

The Villages, FL

2.34

Homosassa Springs, FL

2.32

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

2.31

Mansfield, OH

2.23

Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County, PA Metropolitan Division

2.22

Camden, NJ Metropolitan Division

2.15

Cumberland, MD-WV

2.09
Areas with the highest location quotient for Barbers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division

4.62

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

3.57

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

2.95

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD

2.16

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

2.13

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

1.45
Areas with the highest location quotient for Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

8.28

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

7.26

Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH

5.79

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

5.53

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

5.34

Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area

5.26

Owensboro, KY

5.22

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

4.90

Northeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

4.88

Morristown, TN

4.24
Areas with the highest location quotient for Funeral Attendants, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Wheeling, WV-OH

6.83

Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

6.64

Bay City, MI

6.13

Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

5.95

Beckley, WV

5.94

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

5.86

Springfield, OH

5.50

Lynchburg, VA

5.45

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

5.23

West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

5.10
Areas with the highest location quotient for Embalmers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

4.97

Knoxville, TN

4.74

Kansas City, MO-KS

2.34

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

1.42

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

1.35

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

1.16

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

0.61

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

0.23
Areas with the highest location quotient for Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers, All Other, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Monroe, LA

15.08

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

12.04

Baton Rouge, LA

5.15

Montgomery, AL

5.13

Lake Charles, LA

4.62

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

4.45

Tacoma-Lakewood, WA Metropolitan Division

4.29

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.69

North Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

3.38

Albuquerque, NM

3.17
Areas with the highest location quotient for Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

8.91

Wasatch Back nonmetropolitan area

8.11

Kansas City, MO-KS

5.85

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.35

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

5.16

Joplin, MO

5.15

St. Louis, MO-IL

4.46

Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI

4.28

Lansing-East Lansing, MI

3.86

Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area

3.69
Areas with the highest location quotient for Costume Attendants, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

6.27

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

5.86

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

4.79

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

3.99

Lancaster, PA

3.62

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

3.26

Baton Rouge, LA

2.54

Detroit-Dearborn-Livonia, MI Metropolitan Division

2.27

Salt Lake City, UT

2.03

Pittsburgh, PA

1.32
Areas with the highest location quotient for Amusement and Recreation Attendants, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

6.99

The Villages, FL

5.38

Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC

5.26

Wasatch Back nonmetropolitan area

4.87

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

4.54

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

4.11

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

4.02

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.88

Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

3.22

Ocean City, NJ

3.06
Areas with the highest location quotient for Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

7.62

Knoxville, TN

4.31

Johnson City, TN

2.99

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

2.89

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

2.79

Fort Wayne, IN

2.29

Boise City, ID

2.26

Salt Lake City, UT

2.25

Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC

2.24

Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division

2.08
Areas with the highest location quotient for Motion Picture Projectionists, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL

7.52

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL

3.68

Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Division

3.28

Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

3.13

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

2.82

Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County, PA Metropolitan Division

2.67

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

2.62

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

2.44

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

2.41

West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Delray Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

2.35
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gaming Service Workers, All Other, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

South Nevada nonmetropolitan area

53.08

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

34.23

North Nevada nonmetropolitan area

30.58

Reno, NV

29.38

Carson City, NV

14.51

Killeen-Temple, TX

12.91

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

11.30

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

11.17

Fargo, ND-MN

6.73

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

5.61
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

South Nevada nonmetropolitan area

49.90

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

36.83

Montgomery, AL

21.10

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

17.64

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

14.27

Reno, NV

7.04

Lincoln, NE

6.66

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

6.15

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

6.06

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

5.02
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gaming Dealers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

48.07

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

29.93

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

19.28

North Nevada nonmetropolitan area

18.11

South Nevada nonmetropolitan area

17.76

Lake Charles, LA

13.16

Reno, NV

9.94

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

6.73

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

6.36

Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

5.37
Areas with the highest location quotient for Nonfarm Animal Caretakers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Ocala, FL

5.19

Southwest Utah nonmetropolitan area

4.64

Hot Springs, AR

4.07

Northwest Washington nonmetropolitan area

3.17

Lexington-Fayette, KY

2.66

Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

2.26

Jacksonville, NC

2.17

Auburn-Opelika, AL

2.08

San Rafael, CA Metropolitan Division

2.05

Mobile, AL

2.03
Areas with the highest location quotient for Animal Trainers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Ocala, FL

9.21

Lexington-Fayette, KY

8.85

Santa Fe, NM

6.41

Lake County-Kenosha County, IL-WI Metropolitan Division

4.18

Dutchess County-Putnam County, NY Metropolitan Division

3.89

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL

3.23

Santa Rosa, CA

2.78

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

2.70

Raleigh, NC

2.49

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

2.44
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Ocean City, NJ

4.29

Hammond, LA

3.32

Wasatch Back nonmetropolitan area

2.77

Tucson, AZ

2.70

Lynn-Saugus-Marblehead, MA NECTA Division

2.43

Johnson City, TN

2.35

San Rafael, CA Metropolitan Division

2.20

Central New York nonmetropolitan area

2.18

Fond du Lac, WI

2.18

North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

2.16
Areas with the highest location quotient for Slot Supervisors, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

North Nevada nonmetropolitan area

29.64

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

25.68

South Nevada nonmetropolitan area

22.23

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

17.39

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

16.76

Reno, NV

14.75

Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

12.14

Arizona nonmetropolitan area

10.84

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

6.94

Detroit-Dearborn-Livonia, MI Metropolitan Division

6.77
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gaming Supervisors, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

63.75

South Nevada nonmetropolitan area

34.83

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

33.20

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

18.65

North Nevada nonmetropolitan area

16.41

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

15.85

Lake Charles, LA

14.38

Reno, NV

13.11

Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

10.31

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

8.91
Areas with the highest location quotient for Personal Care and Service Occupations, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

3.75

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

3.01

North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

2.58

Laredo, TX

2.42

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

2.38

Grants Pass, OR

2.27

Hammond, LA

2.16

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

2.02

Border Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

2.01

Mankato-North Mankato, MN

2.01
Areas with the highest location quotient for Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

16.79

Anchorage, AK

10.62

North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

8.93

Albany, GA

5.81

Jackson, TN

5.76

Charleston, WV

5.59

Gainesville, FL

5.26

East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

5.04

Southwest Montana nonmetropolitan area

4.84

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

4.78
Areas with the highest location quotient for Tree Trimmers and Pruners, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Charlottesville, VA

3.73

Oklahoma City, OK

3.70

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

2.73

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

2.58

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR

2.45

St. Louis, MO-IL

2.36

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

2.30

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

1.93

Portland-South Portland, ME

1.88

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

1.82
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

16.78

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

13.59

Billings, MT

12.89

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

12.55

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

9.95

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

8.23

East Washington nonmetropolitan area

8.18

Northwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

7.92

Far East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

6.67

East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

6.41
Areas with the highest location quotient for Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

8.18

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

4.82

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

4.36

Port St. Lucie, FL

4.13

Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

3.99

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

3.95

Midland, MI

3.92

Southeast Idaho nonmetropolitan area

3.42

Barnstable Town, MA

3.15

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.12
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pest Control Workers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Punta Gorda, FL

9.22

Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.65

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

4.56

Ocala, FL

4.55

The Villages, FL

4.36

Port St. Lucie, FL

4.28

Lynn-Saugus-Marblehead, MA NECTA Division

4.15

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

4.05

Homosassa Springs, FL

3.89

Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC

3.84
Areas with the highest location quotient for Building Cleaning Workers, All Other, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Greeley, CO

12.44

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

8.19

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

5.15

Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ Metropolitan Division

3.10

Fort Collins, CO

2.47

Gary, IN Metropolitan Division

2.16

Salem, OR

1.86

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

1.01

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

0.61

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

0.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area

8.23

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

6.12

North Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

5.89

Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC

4.71

Southwest Utah nonmetropolitan area

4.20

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.96

Ocean City, NJ

3.77

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

3.73

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

3.63

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

3.55
Areas with the highest location quotient for Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Ponce, PR

4.10

West Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

2.21

Mayaguez, PR

2.08

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

2.05

Guayama, PR

1.93

Ithaca, NY

1.84

Binghamton, NY

1.81

East Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

1.79

Saginaw, MI

1.78

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

1.74
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

5.10

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

4.96

Barnstable Town, MA

4.25

Port St. Lucie, FL

3.85

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

3.52

The Villages, FL

3.35

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

3.13

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

2.96

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

2.95

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

2.93
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

3.85

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

3.09

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.82

Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.79

Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

2.65

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

2.64

Brunswick, GA

2.60

Wasatch Back nonmetropolitan area

2.57

Southwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.54

North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

2.52
Areas with the highest location quotient for Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

New Shoreham Town, Rhode Island nonmetropolitan area

4.69

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

3.16

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

2.83

Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.65

Ponce, PR

2.63

Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

2.44

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

2.41

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

2.26

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

2.22

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

2.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Napa, CA

9.40

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

7.19

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

7.11

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

5.24

Grants Pass, OR

4.95

California-Lexington Park, MD

3.57

Visalia-Porterville, CA

2.74

Medford, OR

2.62

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

2.50

South Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

2.45
Areas with the highest location quotient for Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

3.33

Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC

2.74

Altoona, PA

2.68

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

2.67

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

2.60

Wasatch Back nonmetropolitan area

2.58

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

2.55

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

2.52

The Villages, FL

2.33

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV

2.20
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dishwashers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.46

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

3.15

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

2.94

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

2.62

Ithaca, NY

2.58

North Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

2.52

Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

2.45

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.44

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

2.42

East Stroudsburg, PA

2.26
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

4.28

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

4.07

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

3.81

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

3.44

North Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

3.36

Ocean City, NJ

3.32

Lawrence, KS

3.32

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

3.21

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

3.02

Sioux Falls, SD

2.99
Areas with the highest location quotient for Food Servers, Nonrestaurant, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Upper Eastern Shore of Maryland nonmetropolitan area

4.62

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

3.27

Rochester, MN

3.16

Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

2.99

Manhattan, KS

2.94

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

2.84

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

2.80

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN

2.75

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

2.75

Cumberland, MD-WV

2.70
Areas with the highest location quotient for Waiters and Waitresses, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

The Villages, FL

3.10

Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC

2.71

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

2.41

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

2.38

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

2.31

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

2.30

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

2.26

Wasatch Back nonmetropolitan area

2.24

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

2.20

Ocean City, NJ

2.15
Areas with the highest location quotient for Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Waterbury, CT

3.53

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

3.34

Peabody-Salem-Beverly, MA NECTA Division

3.00

Albany, OR

2.94

Ocean City, NJ

2.90

Anchorage, AK

2.90

Lawrence, KS

2.84

Bend-Redmond, OR

2.76

Lawrence-Methuen Town-Salem, MA-NH NECTA Division

2.69

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.66
Areas with the highest location quotient for Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Jacksonville, NC

3.20

Burlington, NC

2.16

Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.11

Fayetteville, NC

2.07

Bay City, MI

2.07

New Bern, NC

1.98

Greenville, NC

1.92

Homosassa Springs, FL

1.90

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

1.90

Southwest Utah nonmetropolitan area

1.85
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bartenders, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

East Montana nonmetropolitan area

4.62

Ocean City, NJ

4.09

Northeastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

3.62

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.56

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

3.51

Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

3.32

Southwest Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.25

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN

3.07

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

3.00

Northwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

2.98
Areas with the highest location quotient for Food Preparation Workers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Hammond, LA

4.39

Washington Parish, Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

4.30

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

3.53

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

3.39

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

3.37

Lafayette, LA

3.34

Fairbanks, AK

3.20

Lake Charles, LA

3.06

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

2.96

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

2.88
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cooks, All Other, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

14.70

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

13.84

Bloomington, IN

12.83

Panhandle of Idaho nonmetropolitan area

12.49

East Washington nonmetropolitan area

9.75

Gainesville, FL

6.90

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

6.50

Napa, CA

5.51

Urban Honolulu, HI

5.37

Waterbury, CT

5.14
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cooks, Short Order, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Billings, MT

8.57

Portsmouth, NH-ME

5.49

Southwest New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

5.11

Bangor, ME

5.04

Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

4.83

Lincoln, NE

4.76

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

4.33

Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

4.17

Lima, OH

3.95

West Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.94
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cooks, Restaurant, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

North Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

3.10

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

3.10

Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC

2.95

Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.61

Wasatch Back nonmetropolitan area

2.60

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

2.52

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

2.43

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

2.40

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

2.30

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

2.30
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

4.26

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

4.23

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

4.23

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

4.02

East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

3.89

Northwest Kansas nonmetropolitan area

3.79

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

3.65

North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

3.52

Washington Parish, Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

3.48

Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area

3.44
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cooks, Fast Food, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

4.49

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

4.17

Corvallis, OR

3.89

Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.75

Clarksville, TN-KY

3.74

West Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.72

Boise City, ID

3.70

Merced, CA

3.60

Morristown, TN

3.54

Hattiesburg, MS

3.40
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

West Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

6.05

East Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

3.34

Guayama, PR

3.18

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

2.67

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

2.21

Ponce, PR

2.17

Salisbury, MD-DE

2.08

Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC

2.04

Hammond, LA

2.03

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

1.99
Areas with the highest location quotient for Chefs and Head Cooks, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Napa, CA

4.54

Charleston-North Charleston, SC

3.80

The Villages, FL

3.77

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

3.76

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

3.72

Danbury, CT

3.52

Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.49

Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

3.25

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

3.19

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.13
Areas with the highest location quotient for Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

New Shoreham Town, Rhode Island nonmetropolitan area

3.00

Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.07

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

1.99

Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC

1.87

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

1.84

Jacksonville, NC

1.78

Ocean City, NJ

1.77

The Villages, FL

1.76

Brunswick, GA

1.76

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

1.75
Areas with the highest location quotient for Protective Service Workers, All Other, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

5.98

East Central New York nonmetropolitan area

5.56

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

5.32

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

5.27

Kingston, NY

5.12

Yuba City, CA

4.83

Casper, WY

4.69

Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area

4.68

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

4.44

Nassau County-Suffolk County, NY Metropolitan Division

3.92
Areas with the highest location quotient for Transportation Security Screeners, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

8.61

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

8.49

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

8.44

Fairbanks, AK

6.02

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

4.42

Anchorage, AK

4.16

Urban Honolulu, HI

4.13

Manchester, NH

4.04

Newark, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division

3.53

New Bern, NC

3.22
Areas with the highest location quotient for Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

5.60

East Stroudsburg, PA

4.97

Wasatch Back nonmetropolitan area

4.15

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.93

South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

3.55

Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

3.30

Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.20

East Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

3.17

Southwest Idaho nonmetropolitan area

2.86

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

2.42
Areas with the highest location quotient for Crossing Guards, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Grand Junction, CO

6.49

Salem, OR

5.72

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

5.50

North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area

5.24

Coeur d'Alene, ID

5.15

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA

4.92

Northwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

3.66

South Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

3.35

Yuba City, CA

3.09

Pittsburgh, PA

2.67
Areas with the highest location quotient for Security Guards, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Mayaguez, PR

5.10

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

3.89

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

2.56

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

2.33

Urban Honolulu, HI

2.23

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

2.15

Beckley, WV

2.05

West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Delray Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

1.98

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

1.97

Sumter, SC

1.95
Areas with the highest location quotient for Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

50.66

Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI

28.50

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

23.83

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

18.67

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

15.75

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

13.87

South Nevada nonmetropolitan area

13.72

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

13.57

Arizona nonmetropolitan area

13.30

Lawton, OK

13.25
Areas with the highest location quotient for Private Detectives and Investigators, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Binghamton, NY

7.51

Knoxville, TN

3.35

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA

2.92

Tallahassee, FL

2.88

Lafayette, LA

2.41

Pittsburgh, PA

2.13

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

2.03

Jacksonville, FL

1.97

Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division

1.90

Big Thicket Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

1.69
Areas with the highest location quotient for Animal Control Workers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Farmington, NM

7.81

Central New York nonmetropolitan area

5.98

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

5.86

Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area

5.54

Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

5.39

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

5.00

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

4.93

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

4.86

Arizona nonmetropolitan area

4.12

Binghamton, NY

3.87
Areas with the highest location quotient for Transit and Railroad Police, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Newark, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division

7.13

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

6.58

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

5.63

Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Division

2.67

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

2.35

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

2.14

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division

2.06

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

1.67

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

0.78
Areas with the highest location quotient for Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

4.58

East Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

2.65

Rome, GA

2.39

Hinesville, GA

2.33

Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

2.03

Danville, IL

2.03

Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area

1.98

Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area

1.92

South Florida nonmetropolitan area

1.90

Border Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

1.89
Areas with the highest location quotient for Parking Enforcement Workers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Dover-Durham, NH-ME

14.99

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division

6.15

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

3.93

Richmond, VA

3.77

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

3.73

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

3.09

El Paso, TX

2.83

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

2.71

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

2.68

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

2.43
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fish and Game Wardens, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

21.15

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

12.15

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

11.50

South Georgia nonmetropolitan area

10.39

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

7.49

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

7.08

Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area

6.98

Barnstable Town, MA

6.77

Coastal Plains Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

6.35

Hill Country Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

5.27
Areas with the highest location quotient for Detectives and Criminal Investigators, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ

39.23

Border Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

33.26

Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

24.12

El Centro, CA

17.32

Laredo, TX

16.11

Yuma, AZ

14.32

Coastal Plains Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

13.09

Las Cruces, NM

11.76

El Paso, TX

7.78

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

7.60
Areas with the highest location quotient for Correctional Officers and Jailers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area

17.41

Pine Bluff, AR

14.92

The Villages, FL

13.46

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

10.77

East Central New York nonmetropolitan area

9.99

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

8.20

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

8.16

Elmira, NY

7.76

Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

7.15

Cumberland, MD-WV

7.06
Areas with the highest location quotient for Bailiffs, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

10.38

Macon, GA

9.41

Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

9.20

East Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

7.98

Northeast Virginia nonmetropolitan area

7.36

Bismarck, ND

6.91

Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

6.62

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

6.43

Clarksville, TN-KY

5.89

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.77
Areas with the highest location quotient for Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

35.96

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

34.65

North Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

25.55

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

22.46

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

3.46

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

2.67

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

1.70

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

1.55

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

1.33
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fire Inspectors and Investigators, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

9.99

Prescott, AZ

6.08

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

4.68

Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC

4.09

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

3.94

Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ Metropolitan Division

3.81

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

3.60

Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI

3.53

Savannah, GA

3.27

Trenton, NJ

2.94
Areas with the highest location quotient for Firefighters, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Arizona nonmetropolitan area

6.07

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

5.25

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

4.83

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

4.72

Prescott, AZ

4.36

East Washington nonmetropolitan area

4.25

Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

4.11

Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.96

Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.82

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

3.23
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Protective Service Workers, All Other, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Los Alamos County, New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

5.93

Mayaguez, PR

3.89

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

3.58

South Nevada nonmetropolitan area

3.47

Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI

2.79

Hattiesburg, MS

2.70

Grand Junction, CO

2.70

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

2.58

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.46

Haverhill-Newburyport-Amesbury Town, MA-NH NECTA Division

2.41
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

9.54

Prescott, AZ

8.19

Arizona nonmetropolitan area

7.16

Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ

5.63

Lawton, OK

5.46

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

4.10

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA

4.10

Barnstable Town, MA

3.87

Springfield, IL

3.67

Lewiston, ID-WA

3.63
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

5.83

Lawton, OK

5.05

East Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

4.59

Morristown, TN

3.36

California-Lexington Park, MD

3.29

Jefferson City, MO

3.20

Leominster-Gardner, MA

3.07

Hinesville, GA

3.04

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

2.94

Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

2.92
Areas with the highest location quotient for First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area

12.20

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

11.99

East Central New York nonmetropolitan area

11.38

Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area

10.91

The Villages, FL

10.76

Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

9.94

Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

9.85

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

8.78

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

8.36

Elmira, NY

8.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for Protective Service Occupations, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area

4.35

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

3.78

Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area

3.28

Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ

3.11

Guayama, PR

3.01

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

2.99

The Villages, FL

2.91

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.81

Pine Bluff, AR

2.71

El Centro, CA

2.69
Areas with the highest location quotient for Healthcare Support Workers, All Other, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

5.80

Clarksville, TN-KY

5.37

Monroe, LA

4.80

Fayetteville, NC

4.64

Ocean City, NJ

3.93

St. Cloud, MN

3.85

Alexandria, LA

3.82

Tacoma-Lakewood, WA Metropolitan Division

3.44

Killeen-Temple, TX

3.40

Arizona nonmetropolitan area

3.39
Areas with the highest location quotient for Phlebotomists, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Burlington, NC

11.41

Fargo, ND-MN

3.71

Casper, WY

3.34

Charleston, WV

3.24

Monroe, LA

2.93

Saginaw, MI

2.68

Johnson City, TN

2.67

Greenville, NC

2.64

Hattiesburg, MS

2.60

Jonesboro, AR

2.56
Areas with the highest location quotient for Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Ithaca, NY

4.37

Jefferson City, MO

4.02

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA

3.63

Corvallis, OR

3.39

Manhattan, KS

3.20

Chico, CA

3.11

Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ

3.08

Champaign-Urbana, IL

2.97

Auburn-Opelika, AL

2.97

Lynchburg, VA

2.95
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pharmacy Aides, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Arecibo, PR

30.21

West Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

26.74

Ponce, PR

11.85

North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area

6.53

Southeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

6.08

El Centro, CA

6.03

West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

5.54

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

5.18

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

5.17

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

5.16
Areas with the highest location quotient for Medical Transcriptionists, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Chico, CA

4.56

Rapid City, SD

4.52

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.73

Morgantown, WV

3.54

Sioux Falls, SD

3.47

Eau Claire, WI

3.46

Albany, OR

3.45

Lewiston, ID-WA

3.43

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.42

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

3.34
Areas with the highest location quotient for Medical Equipment Preparers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Rochester, MN

9.12

Springfield, IL

4.21

Olympia-Tumwater, WA

3.81

Modesto, CA

3.70

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

3.62

Wheeling, WV-OH

3.37

Flagstaff, AZ

3.11

Killeen-Temple, TX

2.98

Bend-Redmond, OR

2.96

Bangor, ME

2.91
Areas with the highest location quotient for Medical Assistants, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Gainesville, GA

2.84

Sebring, FL

2.60

Rochester, MN

2.56

Macon, GA

2.41

Gadsden, AL

2.28

Redding, CA

2.13

Ocala, FL

2.10

Wenatchee, WA

2.08

Tucson, AZ

2.04

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

2.04
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dental Assistants, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Arecibo, PR

3.20

Logan, UT-ID

2.43

Hinesville, GA

2.30

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

2.22

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA

2.22

Farmington, NM

2.20

Fairbanks, AK

2.20

San Rafael, CA Metropolitan Division

2.18

Redding, CA

2.18

Southwest Utah nonmetropolitan area

2.09
Areas with the highest location quotient for Massage Therapists, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Napa, CA

7.99

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

5.23

Anchorage, AK

5.21

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

4.60

Wasatch Back nonmetropolitan area

4.26

San Rafael, CA Metropolitan Division

3.91

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

3.77

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

3.60

Boulder, CO

3.56

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

3.09
Areas with the highest location quotient for Physical Therapist Aides, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Wichita Falls, TX

7.88

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

7.68

Abilene, TX

5.82

Homosassa Springs, FL

5.73

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

4.09

Redding, CA

3.95

Odessa, TX

3.72

San Angelo, TX

3.52

Southeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

3.51

Lewiston, ID-WA

3.51
Areas with the highest location quotient for Physical Therapist Assistants, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Homosassa Springs, FL

6.39

Gadsden, AL

6.38

Cumberland, MD-WV

5.57

The Villages, FL

4.38

Pueblo, CO

4.21

West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

4.00

Canton-Massillon, OH

3.70

Rocky Mount, NC

3.64

Morgantown, WV

3.62

Bay City, MI

3.51
Areas with the highest location quotient for Occupational Therapy Aides, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Gadsden, AL

18.19

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

9.35

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division

7.45

Peoria, IL

7.02

Champaign-Urbana, IL

6.90

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

6.17

Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, MA-NH NECTA Division

5.88

Worcester, MA-CT

4.71

York-Hanover, PA

4.28

Salt Lake City, UT

3.17
Areas with the highest location quotient for Occupational Therapy Assistants, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Gadsden, AL

11.15

Victoria, TX

6.56

Cumberland, MD-WV

6.41

Pueblo, CO

5.37

Homosassa Springs, FL

5.26

New Bern, NC

4.86

Canton-Massillon, OH

4.00

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL

3.88

Leominster-Gardner, MA

3.81

Mansfield, OH

3.67
Areas with the highest location quotient for Orderlies, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC

6.80

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

5.08

Mayaguez, PR

3.97

Lubbock, TX

3.92

Charleston-North Charleston, SC

3.73

Dutchess County-Putnam County, NY Metropolitan Division

3.46

Columbia, SC

2.87

Terre Haute, IN

2.74

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL

2.66

South Central Idaho nonmetropolitan area

2.65
Areas with the highest location quotient for Nursing Assistants, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Kankakee, IL

2.86

Walla Walla, WA

2.68

Northwest Kansas nonmetropolitan area

2.68

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

2.61

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

2.60

Garrett County, Maryland nonmetropolitan area

2.59

Southeast Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

2.55

Southeast Kansas nonmetropolitan area

2.53

Southeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

2.51

East Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.48
Areas with the highest location quotient for Psychiatric Aides, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Tuscaloosa, AL

18.71

Wichita Falls, TX

17.99

Hill Country Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

17.75

Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

14.87

Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

14.27

Southwest Montana nonmetropolitan area

14.05

Jackson, MS

13.13

Salem, OR

13.09

West Texas Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

11.59

Tallahassee, FL

10.92
Areas with the highest location quotient for Home Health Aides, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

7.01

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

5.78

Coastal Plains Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

4.83

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

4.18

Lynn-Saugus-Marblehead, MA NECTA Division

3.87

Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, MA NECTA Division

3.51

Northeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.46

Southern Ohio non-metropolitan area

3.42

Lawrence-Methuen Town-Salem, MA-NH NECTA Division

3.40

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

3.38
Areas with the highest location quotient for Healthcare Support Occupations, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

2.37

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

2.13

Goldsboro, NC

2.04

Greenville, NC

2.01

Peabody-Salem-Beverly, MA NECTA Division

1.91

Pueblo, CO

1.91

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

1.91

Far East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

1.86

Bay City, MI

1.85

Sebring, FL

1.82
Areas with the highest location quotient for Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

11.32

Hammond, LA

8.65

Jackson, TN

6.65

Champaign-Urbana, IL

6.37

Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, MD Metropolitan Division

5.99

Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

5.19

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

4.98

West Tennessee nonmetropolitan area

4.67

Chattanooga, TN-GA

4.67

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

4.58
Areas with the highest location quotient for Genetic Counselors, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

7.29

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

5.07

Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division

4.38

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

3.67

Salt Lake City, UT

3.38

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

3.11

Oakland-Hayward-Berkeley, CA Metropolitan Division

3.08

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

2.89

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN

2.51

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

1.58
Areas with the highest location quotient for Athletic Trainers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Flagstaff, AZ

7.02

Fond du Lac, WI

4.30

State College, PA

4.26

Auburn-Opelika, AL

4.05

Racine, WI

4.00

West Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.96

Harrisonburg, VA

3.88

Winchester, VA-WV

3.77

Bowling Green, KY

3.34

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.03
Areas with the highest location quotient for Occupational Health and Safety Technicians, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Baton Rouge, LA

9.44

West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

5.20

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

5.10

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

5.01

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.99

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

4.90

Midland, TX

4.89

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.87

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

4.19

Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA

3.97
Areas with the highest location quotient for Occupational Health and Safety Specialists, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Los Alamos County, New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

14.97

Kennewick-Richland, WA

6.06

Midland, TX

5.38

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.65

Farmington, NM

4.37

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

4.03

Southwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

3.89

Trenton, NJ

3.89

Odessa, TX

3.81

Southwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

3.66
Areas with the highest location quotient for Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL

4.23

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

4.15

Wenatchee, WA

3.88

Green Bay, WI

3.83

Hammond, LA

3.79

Kennewick-Richland, WA

3.61

Carbondale-Marion, IL

2.91

Ocala, FL

2.65

Flagstaff, AZ

2.65

Ocean City, NJ

2.62
Areas with the highest location quotient for Hearing Aid Specialists, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Rockford, IL

5.04

Salem, OR

4.82

Tucson, AZ

3.58

Springfield, MA-CT

2.87

Columbus, OH

2.52

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

1.45

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

1.20

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

1.12

Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

0.91

Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division

0.85
Areas with the highest location quotient for Orthotists and Prosthetists, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Winston-Salem, NC

6.58

Dayton, OH

4.76

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

3.84

Fort Wayne, IN

3.74

Springfield, MA-CT

3.57

Ann Arbor, MI

3.40

Lansing-East Lansing, MI

3.36

Tacoma-Lakewood, WA Metropolitan Division

3.19

Jackson, MS

2.99

Reno, NV

2.89
Areas with the highest location quotient for Opticians, Dispensing, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Hammond, LA

4.72

Kalamazoo-Portage, MI

4.41

Great Falls, MT

3.70

Casper, WY

3.66

Muncie, IN

3.11

Albany, OR

2.79

Rapid City, SD

2.71

Carbondale-Marion, IL

2.69

Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

2.65

Grand Forks, ND-MN

2.59
Areas with the highest location quotient for Medical Records and Health Information Technicians, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Iowa City, IA

3.63

Lawton, OK

3.41

Rochester, MN

3.40

Victoria, TX

3.14

Jackson, TN

3.04

Hattiesburg, MS

2.96

Bangor, ME

2.68

Southwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

2.56

Northeast Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area

2.52

West Montana nonmetropolitan area

2.51
Areas with the highest location quotient for Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

3.91

Wichita Falls, TX

3.61

Alexandria, LA

3.53

Homosassa Springs, FL

3.50

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

3.32

Johnson City, TN

3.23

Washington Parish, Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

3.18

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

3.16

Jackson, TN

3.08

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

2.99
Areas with the highest location quotient for Ophthalmic Medical Technicians, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Wilmington, NC

6.72

Salisbury, MD-DE

5.18

Grand Forks, ND-MN

4.95

Victoria, TX

4.83

Danbury, CT

4.37

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

4.33

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL

4.10

New Bedford, MA

4.07

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

4.07

Amarillo, TX

3.93
Areas with the highest location quotient for Veterinary Technologists and Technicians, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Ithaca, NY

5.33

Fort Collins, CO

4.00

Gainesville, FL

3.80

College Station-Bryan, TX

3.63

Corvallis, OR

3.52

Homosassa Springs, FL

3.36

Dover-Durham, NH-ME

3.24

The Villages, FL

3.18

Southwest Utah nonmetropolitan area

3.09

Prescott, AZ

3.06
Areas with the highest location quotient for Surgical Technologists, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Rochester, MN

4.01

Morgantown, WV

3.78

New Bedford, MA

3.64

Florence, SC

3.54

West Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

2.91

Bowling Green, KY

2.88

Gainesville, GA

2.69

Eau Claire, WI

2.67

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

2.61

Springfield, MA-CT

2.55
Areas with the highest location quotient for Respiratory Therapy Technicians, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Mayaguez, PR

23.46

Jonesboro, AR

19.92

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

8.65

Morgantown, WV

7.89

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

7.19

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

6.73

Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area

6.72

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

6.16

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

5.94

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

5.56
Areas with the highest location quotient for Psychiatric Technicians, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Kankakee, IL

45.15

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA

17.88

Port St. Lucie, FL

13.63

Lynchburg, VA

11.15

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

10.12

Pueblo, CO

9.86

Visalia-Porterville, CA

9.18

Northern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

9.10

Western Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area

6.37

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

5.97
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pharmacy Technicians, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

San German, PR

4.63

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

4.04

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

3.85

East Puerto Rico nonmetropolitan area

3.10

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

2.57

Washington Parish, Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

2.19

Johnson City, TN

2.16

South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

2.16

Muncie, IN

2.15

Ponce, PR

2.12
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dietetic Technicians, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Decatur, IL

11.08

Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area

10.87

New Bedford, MA

10.47

Far West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

9.48

South Illinois nonmetropolitan area

8.62

Barnstable Town, MA

7.03

Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

6.96

Rockford, IL

6.24

Florence, SC

5.67

West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

5.44
Areas with the highest location quotient for Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Gainesville, GA

4.74

Johnstown, PA

4.71

Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

4.63

Southern Ohio non-metropolitan area

4.49

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

4.46

Northeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

4.30

Far East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.09

Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.93

Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

3.91

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

3.75
Areas with the highest location quotient for Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Homosassa Springs, FL

5.53

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

5.04

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

4.09

Michigan City-La Porte, IN

4.05

Columbia, MO

3.52

Brunswick, GA

3.33

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

3.27

Santa Fe, NM

3.15

Knoxville, TN

3.10

Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN

3.08
Areas with the highest location quotient for Radiologic Technologists, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Rochester, MN

3.89

Rome, GA

3.08

The Villages, FL

2.69

St. Cloud, MN

2.51

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

2.37

Mayaguez, PR

2.34

Dothan, AL

2.27

Florence, SC

2.14

Eau Claire, WI

2.10

Gadsden, AL

2.07
Areas with the highest location quotient for Nuclear Medicine Technologists, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Sioux Falls, SD

4.63

Peabody-Salem-Beverly, MA NECTA Division

3.04

Canton-Massillon, OH

2.97

Tulsa, OK

2.67

Charlottesville, VA

2.67

Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Division

2.54

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

2.36

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

2.32

Springfield, MA-CT

2.29

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL

2.26
Areas with the highest location quotient for Diagnostic Medical Sonographers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Walla Walla, WA

5.05

Rochester, MN

4.40

Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA

3.43

Rapid City, SD

3.16

Hattiesburg, MS

3.14

Sebring, FL

2.94

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

2.69

Bellingham, WA

2.67

Wausau, WI

2.63

Dutchess County-Putnam County, NY Metropolitan Division

2.62
Areas with the highest location quotient for Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Rochester, MN

4.74

Winchester, VA-WV

4.20

Ponce, PR

3.48

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

3.07

Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH

2.98

Killeen-Temple, TX

2.75

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

2.56

Ann Arbor, MI

2.55

Sioux Falls, SD

2.48

Ocala, FL

2.45
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dental Hygienists, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Washington nonmetropolitan area

2.39

Flint, MI

2.35

Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

2.34

Grants Pass, OR

2.32

Chico, CA

2.32

Pocatello, ID

2.29

Medford, OR

2.28

Santa Fe, NM

2.26

Lansing-East Lansing, MI

2.23

Kokomo, IN

2.18
Areas with the highest location quotient for Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Burlington, NC

15.29

Columbia, MO

3.97

Ann Arbor, MI

3.90

Rochester, MN

3.55

Gainesville, FL

3.22

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

3.03

Arecibo, PR

2.98

Johnson City, TN

2.89

Tyler, TX

2.75

Jackson, TN

2.58
Areas with the highest location quotient for Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Burlington, NC

8.30

Ann Arbor, MI

4.48

Mayaguez, PR

4.40

Ponce, PR

4.34

Guayama, PR

4.24

San German, PR

4.06

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

3.67

Arecibo, PR

3.19

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

2.82

Framingham, MA NECTA Division

2.75
Areas with the highest location quotient for Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, MD Metropolitan Division

30.47

Iowa City, IA

7.15

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

6.77

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN

5.24

Gainesville, FL

5.22

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

5.06

Ann Arbor, MI

3.94

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

3.52

Bend-Redmond, OR

3.14

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

2.97
Areas with the highest location quotient for Audiologists, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Manhattan, KS

20.69

Iowa City, IA

4.28

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

3.17

Rochester, MN

3.11

Salem, OR

3.00

Rochester, NY

2.77

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

2.61

York-Hanover, PA

2.32

Winston-Salem, NC

2.29

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC

2.24
Areas with the highest location quotient for Nurse Practitioners, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Rochester, MN

7.47

Hattiesburg, MS

3.32

Beckley, WV

3.30

Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

3.05

Joplin, MO

2.87

Danbury, CT

2.83

Bangor, ME

2.80

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

2.73

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

2.66

Pueblo, CO

2.64
Areas with the highest location quotient for Nurse Midwives, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Syracuse, NY

5.09

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

3.72

Albuquerque, NM

3.57

Provo-Orem, UT

3.44

Springfield, MA-CT

2.87

Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division

2.53

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

2.22

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

2.12

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

2.01

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

1.89
Areas with the highest location quotient for Nurse Anesthetists, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Rochester, MN

9.76

Mobile, AL

7.22

Charleston, WV

6.12

Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

5.89

Midland, MI

5.86

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

5.41

Houma-Thibodaux, LA

5.32

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA

5.18

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

5.04

Boise City, ID

5.03
Areas with the highest location quotient for Registered Nurses, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

3.68

Rochester, MN

3.57

Greenville, NC

2.48

Morgantown, WV

2.33

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

2.19

Gainesville, FL

2.02

Sioux Falls, SD

1.93

Rome, GA

1.93

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN

1.92

Iowa City, IA

1.88
Areas with the highest location quotient for Veterinarians, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Ames, IA

4.58

Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

3.64

Fort Collins, CO

3.54

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

3.03

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

2.92

Ocean City, NJ

2.71

Ocala, FL

2.68

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA

2.57

Lexington-Fayette, KY

2.56

Panhandle of Idaho nonmetropolitan area

2.49
Areas with the highest location quotient for Therapists, All Other, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN

10.10

Anchorage, AK

7.69

Gary, IN Metropolitan Division

7.20

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

4.34

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

4.31

Port St. Lucie, FL

4.04

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

3.53

Hill Country Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

3.36

Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, MD Metropolitan Division

3.32

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

3.22
Areas with the highest location quotient for Exercise Physiologists, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN

9.59

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS

6.24

Duluth, MN-WI

5.67

Roanoke, VA

4.78

Lansing-East Lansing, MI

3.62

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division

3.50

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

2.99

Columbia, SC

2.82

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD

2.76

Madison, WI

2.37
Areas with the highest location quotient for Speech-Language Pathologists, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Gadsden, AL

4.62

Jonesboro, AR

3.61

Homosassa Springs, FL

3.21

North Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

2.96

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV

2.81

Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

2.79

Las Cruces, NM

2.66

East Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

2.45

Beckley, WV

2.39

Pueblo, CO

2.37
Areas with the highest location quotient for Respiratory Therapists, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

5.03

Texarkana, TX-AR

3.05

Gainesville, FL

2.78

Morgantown, WV

2.76

Alexandria, LA

2.71

Hammond, LA

2.51

Redding, CA

2.40

Rochester, MN

2.37

Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA

2.27

Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

2.26
Areas with the highest location quotient for Recreational Therapists, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

8.95

Napa, CA

8.69

Lebanon, PA

6.02

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA

5.80

Southwest Kansas nonmetropolitan area

5.32

Haverhill-Newburyport-Amesbury Town, MA-NH NECTA Division

5.28

Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area

5.20

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN

4.55

Utica-Rome, NY

4.49

Alexandria, LA

4.48
Areas with the highest location quotient for Radiation Therapists, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Gainesville, FL

4.29

Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA

4.21

Tallahassee, FL

3.80

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

2.84

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR

2.81

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

2.70

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY

2.61

Tulsa, OK

2.58

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

2.57

Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division

2.37
Areas with the highest location quotient for Physical Therapists, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

New Bern, NC

3.61

Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

3.49

Homosassa Springs, FL

2.83

Cumberland, MD-WV

2.68

Bay City, MI

2.55

Peabody-Salem-Beverly, MA NECTA Division

2.43

Lawrence-Methuen Town-Salem, MA-NH NECTA Division

2.42

Saginaw, MI

2.35

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

2.27

Bend-Redmond, OR

2.22
Areas with the highest location quotient for Occupational Therapists, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Homosassa Springs, FL

4.17

Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.84

Lawrence-Methuen Town-Salem, MA-NH NECTA Division

3.29

Cumberland, MD-WV

3.05

Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

2.90

New Bern, NC

2.70

Battle Creek, MI

2.68

Bay City, MI

2.63

Leominster-Gardner, MA

2.54

Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

2.44
Areas with the highest location quotient for Podiatrists, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Roanoke, VA

4.64

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

3.75

Nassau County-Suffolk County, NY Metropolitan Division

3.30

Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ Metropolitan Division

2.95

Cleveland-Elyria, OH

2.95

Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division

2.62

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

2.58

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

2.49

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

2.43

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA

2.34
Areas with the highest location quotient for Physician Assistants, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Rochester, MN

3.63

Glens Falls, NY

3.46

Carbondale-Marion, IL

3.45

Greenville, NC

3.37

Rome, GA

3.32

Beckley, WV

3.26

Central New York nonmetropolitan area

3.15

Iowa City, IA

2.90

Asheville, NC

2.85

Fayetteville, NC

2.73
Areas with the highest location quotient for Physicians and Surgeons, All Other, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Gainesville, FL

4.30

Charlottesville, VA

4.18

Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, MD Metropolitan Division

3.72

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

3.24

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

2.92

Beckley, WV

2.79

Central New York nonmetropolitan area

2.76

Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI

2.70

Corvallis, OR

2.65

Nassau County-Suffolk County, NY Metropolitan Division

2.63
Areas with the highest location quotient for Surgeons, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC

9.33

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

5.67

Roanoke, VA

5.18

Sioux Falls, SD

4.78

Macon, GA

3.37

Akron, OH

3.19

Columbus, OH

2.90

Owensboro, KY

2.83

Fort Smith, AR-OK

2.75

Saginaw, MI

2.74
Areas with the highest location quotient for Psychiatrists, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Napa, CA

16.81

Staunton-Waynesboro, VA

7.82

North Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

6.40

Wichita Falls, TX

4.53

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

3.90

Bangor, ME

3.81

Roanoke, VA

3.61

Dothan, AL

3.57

Waterbury, CT

3.52

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

3.44
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pediatricians, General, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

5.70

Roanoke, VA

4.13

Barnstable Town, MA

3.44

Camden, NJ Metropolitan Division

3.43

Asheville, NC

3.43

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

3.21

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

3.20

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

3.09

Trenton, NJ

2.62

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA

2.60
Areas with the highest location quotient for Obstetricians and Gynecologists, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

5.11

Albany, GA

4.45

Roanoke, VA

3.28

Lexington-Fayette, KY

3.26

Saginaw, MI

3.21

Portsmouth, NH-ME

3.15

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

2.72

Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

2.47

Provo-Orem, UT

2.44

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

2.43
Areas with the highest location quotient for Internists, General, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Mayaguez, PR

6.36

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

6.01

Saginaw, MI

5.83

Monroe, MI

3.89

Springfield, MA-CT

3.74

Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division

3.55

Columbus, OH

3.32

Charleston-North Charleston, SC

3.31

Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, MA-NH NECTA Division

3.14

Jonesboro, AR

3.07
Areas with the highest location quotient for Family and General Practitioners, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Columbia, MO

5.57

Punta Gorda, FL

5.33

Oklahoma City, OK

5.17

Sumter, SC

4.59

Ames, IA

3.48

Pueblo, CO

3.40

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

3.29

Staunton-Waynesboro, VA

3.26

Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.10

Spartanburg, SC

3.05
Areas with the highest location quotient for Anesthesiologists, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Fargo, ND-MN

8.94

Mobile, AL

4.65

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

4.19

West Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.96

Gary, IN Metropolitan Division

3.55

Nassau County-Suffolk County, NY Metropolitan Division

2.90

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN

2.58

Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, MD Metropolitan Division

2.57

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

2.49

Wichita, KS

2.35
Areas with the highest location quotient for Pharmacists, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Rochester, MN

2.44

Morgantown, WV

2.40

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

2.27

Lawrence, KS

2.01

Muncie, IN

1.99

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR

1.97

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

1.97

Beckley, WV

1.95

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

1.94

Sioux Falls, SD

1.93
Areas with the highest location quotient for Optometrists, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Leominster-Gardner, MA

3.31

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

2.79

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL

2.55

Kalamazoo-Portage, MI

2.48

Springfield, IL

2.42

Flint, MI

2.42

Altoona, PA

2.33

Oklahoma City, OK

2.26

Prescott, AZ

2.17

Florence, SC

2.01
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dietitians and Nutritionists, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

East Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.20

Valdosta, GA

3.47

Rome, GA

3.15

Rochester, MN

2.68

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL

2.49

Pine Bluff, AR

2.48

Grand Island, NE

2.41

Greenville, NC

2.39

Albany, GA

2.35

Peabody-Salem-Beverly, MA NECTA Division

2.34
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dentists, All Other Specialists, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Tacoma-Lakewood, WA Metropolitan Division

5.56

Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, MD Metropolitan Division

2.92

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

2.06

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

1.20

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

1.09

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

0.91

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

0.69

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division

0.66

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

0.60

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD

0.54
Areas with the highest location quotient for Orthodontists, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

North Northeastern Ohio non-metropolitan area (non-contiguous)

6.08

Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division

3.72

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

3.44

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

2.96

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

2.80

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

2.61

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

1.97

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

1.61

Detroit-Dearborn-Livonia, MI Metropolitan Division

1.31

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

0.70
Areas with the highest location quotient for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Oklahoma City, OK

5.08

Columbus, OH

2.31

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

2.25

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

2.01

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

1.46

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

1.14

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD

0.97

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

0.61
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dentists, General, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area

3.87

South Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

2.52

Flint, MI

2.38

Fayetteville, NC

2.34

East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area

2.31

Olympia-Tumwater, WA

2.27

Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

2.19

Hanford-Corcoran, CA

2.19

Barnstable Town, MA

2.16

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA

2.00
Areas with the highest location quotient for Chiropractors, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

4.78

Bend-Redmond, OR

3.65

Dubuque, IA

3.51

Janesville-Beloit, WI

3.48

Bismarck, ND

3.47

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

3.40

West Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.27

Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area

3.15

Lawrence, KS

3.13

Eau Claire, WI

3.00
Areas with the highest location quotient for Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Rochester, MN

2.94

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

2.44

Greenville, NC

1.86

Morgantown, WV

1.84

Gainesville, FL

1.84

Johnson City, TN

1.81

Rome, GA

1.78

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

1.77

Beckley, WV

1.73

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

1.72
Areas with the highest location quotient for Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

13.86

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

10.21

Colorado Springs, CO

6.13

Urban Honolulu, HI

3.71

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

3.32

Albuquerque, NM

3.12

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

2.73

Boulder, CO

2.49

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

2.46

Salinas, CA

2.17
Areas with the highest location quotient for Film and Video Editors, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

13.42

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

9.90

Missoula, MT

3.87

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

3.27

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

2.44

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

1.98

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division

1.81

San Rafael, CA Metropolitan Division

1.64

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

1.55

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

1.55
Areas with the highest location quotient for Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

9.37

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

6.87

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

2.95

Sioux Falls, SD

2.47

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

2.39

Baton Rouge, LA

2.20

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division

2.16

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

2.07

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

2.07

Portland-South Portland, ME

1.98
Areas with the highest location quotient for Photographers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Longview, TX

3.84

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

3.60

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

3.58

Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC

3.23

Santa Fe, NM

2.95

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

2.59

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN

2.53

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

2.45

Rockford, IL

2.33

Urban Honolulu, HI

2.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for Sound Engineering Technicians, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

8.08

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

6.24

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

3.87

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division

2.97

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

2.74

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

2.55

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

2.35

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

2.12

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

2.11

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

2.08
Areas with the highest location quotient for Radio Operators, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

50.72

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

8.74

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

3.82

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

1.16

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

0.84
Areas with the highest location quotient for Broadcast Technicians, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Columbia, SC

4.80

Evansville, IN-KY

4.61

Medford, OR

3.97

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

3.52

Southwest Montana nonmetropolitan area

2.86

Portland-South Portland, ME

2.80

Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

2.76

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

2.64

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

2.64

Duluth, MN-WI

2.63
Areas with the highest location quotient for Audio and Video Equipment Technicians, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

7.59

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

6.47

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

5.05

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

4.58

Wasatch Back nonmetropolitan area

4.03

Carson City, NV

3.79

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

3.66

Provo-Orem, UT

2.81

Reno, NV

2.60

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

2.59
Areas with the highest location quotient for Media and Communication Workers, All Other, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

10.37

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

7.66

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

3.78

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

2.86

Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA

2.84

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN

2.73

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

2.64

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

2.37

Anchorage, AK

2.35

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

2.34
Areas with the highest location quotient for Interpreters and Translators, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Harrisonburg, VA

6.66

Tucson, AZ

6.55

Columbus, GA-AL

4.77

Boulder, CO

3.77

Provo-Orem, UT

3.37

Southwest Kansas nonmetropolitan area

3.01

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

2.81

Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, MA NECTA Division

2.73

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division

2.73

Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area

2.61
Areas with the highest location quotient for Writers and Authors, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Bismarck, ND

3.89

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

3.65

Southwest New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.59

San Rafael, CA Metropolitan Division

3.58

Dover-Durham, NH-ME

3.21

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

2.87

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

2.86

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division

2.83

Portsmouth, NH-ME

2.80

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division

2.61
Areas with the highest location quotient for Technical Writers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

7.26

California-Lexington Park, MD

6.79

Los Alamos County, New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

6.29

Framingham, MA NECTA Division

5.90

Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, MA-NH NECTA Division

5.40

Huntsville, AL

5.11

Boulder, CO

3.83

Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, MD Metropolitan Division

3.68

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

3.20

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

3.12
Areas with the highest location quotient for Editors, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Charlottesville, VA

6.75

Glens Falls, NY

6.27

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

3.97

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

3.65

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

3.17

Ithaca, NY

3.07

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division

2.98

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

2.83

Boulder, CO

2.72

Madison, WI

2.26
Areas with the highest location quotient for Public Relations Specialists, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division

5.17

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

4.44

Jefferson City, MO

3.22

Olympia-Tumwater, WA

3.03

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

2.96

Columbia, MO

2.86

Ames, IA

2.78

Austin-Round Rock, TX

2.70

Tallahassee, FL

2.56

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division

2.54
Areas with the highest location quotient for Reporters and Correspondents, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

4.25

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division

4.05

Central-Southeast Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

3.80

Casper, WY

3.55

Northwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

3.48

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

3.43

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.22

Charleston, WV

3.15

Bismarck, ND

3.10

Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

3.06
Areas with the highest location quotient for Broadcast News Analysts, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Montgomery, AL

6.23

Tulsa, OK

5.10

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

4.38

Charleston-North Charleston, SC

3.63

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

3.35

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

3.30

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

3.16

Salt Lake City, UT

2.58

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

1.76

Columbus, OH

1.65
Areas with the highest location quotient for Public Address System and Other Announcers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Fargo, ND-MN

7.52

Reno, NV

7.10

Sioux Falls, SD

5.26

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

3.20

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL

2.97

Syracuse, NY

2.56

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY

2.39

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

2.07

Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division

2.06

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

1.81
Areas with the highest location quotient for Radio and Television Announcers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

9.58

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL

7.33

Carbondale-Marion, IL

6.77

Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

6.08

East Montana nonmetropolitan area

5.94

Rapid City, SD

5.78

Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area

5.75

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.52

Grand Forks, ND-MN

5.18

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.15
Areas with the highest location quotient for Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

58.08

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

20.22

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

8.09

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

4.87

Salt Lake City, UT

3.85

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

3.37

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

3.35

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN

3.14

Colorado Springs, CO

2.67

Fort Collins, CO

2.54
Areas with the highest location quotient for Musicians and Singers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

7.03

Eugene, OR

5.42

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

5.32

Corvallis, OR

5.09

Albany, OR

4.56

North Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area

3.85

San Rafael, CA Metropolitan Division

3.65

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

3.41

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division

3.32

Great Falls, MT

3.32
Areas with the highest location quotient for Music Directors and Composers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

9.18

Bend-Redmond, OR

8.16

Central New York nonmetropolitan area

6.82

Salem, OR

5.88

Albany, OR

5.62

Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area

5.35

Billings, MT

5.12

Southwest Kansas nonmetropolitan area

4.62

Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area

4.59

Rochester, NY

4.53
Areas with the highest location quotient for Choreographers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Casper, WY

29.21

Southwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

26.34

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

11.34

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division

4.35

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

3.95

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

3.77

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

3.56

Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division

3.40

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

2.89

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

2.13
Areas with the highest location quotient for Dancers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

16.60

Urban Honolulu, HI

14.96

Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area

8.93

Salt Lake City, UT

3.44

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division

3.21

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

1.85

Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

1.83

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

1.82

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

1.53

Richmond, VA

1.37
Areas with the highest location quotient for Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Lawrence, KS

32.13

Provo-Orem, UT

13.62

Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area

10.19

Jefferson City, MO

7.40

Charlottesville, VA

5.47

Bend-Redmond, OR

5.13

Raleigh, NC

5.05

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

4.84

Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.91

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

3.52
Areas with the highest location quotient for Coaches and Scouts, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

4.79

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

4.50

Panhandle of Idaho nonmetropolitan area

4.44

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

3.86

Southwest Washington nonmetropolitan area

3.82

Northwest Washington nonmetropolitan area

3.76

Northwest Kansas nonmetropolitan area

3.76

Bellingham, WA

3.71

Central Washington nonmetropolitan area

3.64

Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

3.63
Areas with the highest location quotient for Athletes and Sports Competitors, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI

10.34

Reno, NV

7.51

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

4.45

West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Delray Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

3.90

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN

3.69

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

3.33

Salt Lake City, UT

3.06

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

2.84

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

2.83

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

2.76
Areas with the highest location quotient for Producers and Directors, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

6.42

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

4.80

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

3.94

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

2.95

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

2.45

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division

2.19

Columbia, MO

1.93

Austin-Round Rock, TX

1.92

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

1.80

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL Metropolitan Division

1.80
Areas with the highest location quotient for Actors, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Savannah, GA

9.35

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

8.55

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

6.89

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

6.87

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

6.64

Albuquerque, NM

5.93

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

3.68

Salt Lake City, UT

3.14

Baton Rouge, LA

2.96

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

2.75
Areas with the highest location quotient for Designers, All Other, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

5.84

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

4.86

Southwest Montana nonmetropolitan area

4.68

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

4.59

Boulder, CO

4.54

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

2.50

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

2.50

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division

2.43

Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

2.22

Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, MD Metropolitan Division

2.14
Areas with the highest location quotient for Set and Exhibit Designers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

6.98

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

5.54

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

3.58

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

3.32

Oklahoma City, OK

3.04

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

2.51

Toledo, OH

2.48

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division

2.06

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

1.96

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

1.95
Areas with the highest location quotient for Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Rapid City, SD

3.45

Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area

3.42

Dothan, AL

3.26

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

3.03

Amarillo, TX

2.99

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL

2.89

Akron, OH

2.75

Jefferson City, MO

2.40

Mobile, AL

2.34

Bowling Green, KY

2.30
Areas with the highest location quotient for Interior Designers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area

4.32

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

4.17

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

3.54

West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Delray Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

3.05

Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

2.79

Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

2.61

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

2.39

Framingham, MA NECTA Division

2.37

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

2.31

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC

2.31
Areas with the highest location quotient for Graphic Designers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

San Rafael, CA Metropolitan Division

2.65

Boulder, CO

2.30

Mankato-North Mankato, MN

2.29

Provo-Orem, UT

2.21

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI

2.20

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division

2.16

Pocatello, ID

2.02

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

1.89

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

1.73

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

1.71
Areas with the highest location quotient for Floral Designers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Washington nonmetropolitan area

3.42

Central Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.25

West Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.18

East Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.13

Odessa, TX

3.10

Northwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

2.97

Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH

2.82

Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area

2.76

Fond du Lac, WI

2.64

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

2.56
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fashion Designers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

8.16

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

7.93

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

6.67

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

6.09

Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division

3.27

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

1.85

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA

1.72

Portland-South Portland, ME

1.50

Kansas City, MO-KS

1.41

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

1.34
Areas with the highest location quotient for Commercial and Industrial Designers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division

14.22

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

12.39

Detroit-Dearborn-Livonia, MI Metropolitan Division

9.32

Lawrence-Methuen Town-Salem, MA-NH NECTA Division

7.85

Monroe, MI

6.82

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI

6.54

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

5.44

Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC

4.70

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI

4.05

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC

3.96
Areas with the highest location quotient for Artists and Related Workers, All Other, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division

10.80

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

10.51

Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, MD Metropolitan Division

9.27

Gainesville, FL

5.06

Kansas City, MO-KS

3.34

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

2.93

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

1.95

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

1.84

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

1.77

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

1.55
Areas with the highest location quotient for Multimedia Artists and Animators, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

San Rafael, CA Metropolitan Division

19.60

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division

7.01

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

6.33

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

5.19

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

5.12

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division

4.75

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

4.58

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

4.08

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

3.97

Boulder, CO

3.07
Areas with the highest location quotient for Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

4.74

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

3.82

Columbus, OH

3.78

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

3.15

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

2.87

Fort Collins, CO

2.81

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division

2.49

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA

2.46

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

2.33

Ann Arbor, MI

2.20
Areas with the highest location quotient for Craft Artists, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Hill Country Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

4.90

North Northeastern Ohio non-metropolitan area (non-contiguous)

4.62

Reno, NV

4.29

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

2.54

Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, FL Metropolitan Division

2.22

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division

2.16

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

2.03

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division

1.88

Urban Honolulu, HI

1.84

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

1.78
Areas with the highest location quotient for Art Directors, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Boulder, CO

4.99

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

4.26

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division

3.65

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

3.27

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

3.15

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

3.05

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

2.70

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

2.65

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

2.29

Framingham, MA NECTA Division

1.96
Areas with the highest location quotient for Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division

2.83

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

2.37

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

1.95

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division

1.91

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division

1.87

San Rafael, CA Metropolitan Division

1.82

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

1.75

Boulder, CO

1.74

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

1.62

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

1.60
Areas with the highest location quotient for Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

15.14

Corvallis, OR

14.05

Bend-Redmond, OR

10.70

Ann Arbor, MI

9.80

Greenville, NC

9.45

Gainesville, FL

8.19

Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area

7.24

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

7.24

Reno, NV

5.24

Raleigh, NC

5.19
Areas with the highest location quotient for Teacher Assistants, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

4.41

North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

3.36

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

3.16

Southwest Utah nonmetropolitan area

2.69

Lynn-Saugus-Marblehead, MA NECTA Division

2.63

Central New York nonmetropolitan area

2.47

East Washington nonmetropolitan area

2.42

Southeast Kansas nonmetropolitan area

2.42

Southwest Washington nonmetropolitan area

2.38

Northwest Nebraska nonmetropolitan area

2.37
Areas with the highest location quotient for Instructional Coordinators, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Ithaca, NY

11.91

Morgantown, WV

8.92

Athens-Clarke County, GA

4.19

Flagstaff, AZ

3.85

Wichita Falls, TX

3.39

Columbia, MO

3.33

Tallahassee, FL

3.12

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

2.75

Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

2.72

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL

2.59
Areas with the highest location quotient for Farm and Home Management Advisors, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area

26.38

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

19.97

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

19.82

Ponce, PR

18.08

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

15.88

Northwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

14.52

Northwest Washington nonmetropolitan area

13.18

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR

11.53

Northwest Kansas nonmetropolitan area

9.71

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

8.27
Areas with the highest location quotient for Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

St. George, UT

9.78

Provo-Orem, UT

7.65

Charlottesville, VA

6.20

Danbury, CT

5.36

Rochester, NY

4.58

El Paso, TX

4.37

Ogden-Clearfield, UT

4.35

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

4.18

Salt Lake City, UT

3.96

Topeka, KS

3.84
Areas with the highest location quotient for Library Technicians, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Los Alamos County, New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

8.77

Monroe, MI

5.51

Ithaca, NY

5.31

Central-Southeast Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

4.72

Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard nonmetropolitan area

4.52

West Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.94

Jackson, MI

3.94

Champaign-Urbana, IL

3.88

Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ

3.82

Northwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

3.80
Areas with the highest location quotient for Librarians, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Ithaca, NY

4.71

Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

3.93

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

3.41

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

3.39

Central-Southeast Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

3.34

Arecibo, PR

3.34

Guayama, PR

3.26

Los Alamos County, New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

3.12

West Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.11

Lawrence, KS

2.89
Areas with the highest location quotient for Museum Technicians and Conservators, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

St. Louis, MO-IL

7.02

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division

4.77

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division

4.55

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

3.73

Amarillo, TX

3.59

Tacoma-Lakewood, WA Metropolitan Division

3.19

Dayton, OH

3.16

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

3.06

Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division

3.03

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

2.89
Areas with the highest location quotient for Curators, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

13.39

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

8.10

Santa Fe, NM

6.17

Southwest Montana nonmetropolitan area

3.54

Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI

3.53

Raleigh, NC

3.41

Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area

3.26

Tucson, AZ

3.15

Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division

2.87

Columbus, OH

2.81
Areas with the highest location quotient for Archivists, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Montgomery, AL

6.45

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division

3.39

Charleston-North Charleston, SC

3.31

Madison, WI

3.19

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

3.12

Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division

3.00

Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR

2.75

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

2.68

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA

2.62

Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division

2.31
Areas with the highest location quotient for Substitute Teachers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

5.73

Great Falls, MT

5.17

Merced, CA

4.73

Yuba City, CA

4.61

Visalia-Porterville, CA

4.41

Wasatch Back nonmetropolitan area

4.31

Northeast Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

4.27

Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area

3.90

Southeast Idaho nonmetropolitan area

3.84

Stockton-Lodi, CA

3.77
Areas with the highest location quotient for Teachers and Instructors, All Other, Except Substitute Teachers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Clarksville, TN-KY

8.34

Salinas, CA

6.98

Hinesville, GA

6.45

Carbondale-Marion, IL

5.83

El Centro, CA

5.50

San German, PR

5.45

San Rafael, CA Metropolitan Division

5.38

Dothan, AL

5.21

Guayama, PR

5.02

Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ

4.99
Areas with the highest location quotient for Self-Enrichment Education Teachers, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

State College, PA

3.74

Provo-Orem, UT

3.19

Olympia-Tumwater, WA

3.16

Dutchess County-Putnam County, NY Metropolitan Division

3.06

Ithaca, NY

3.00

Pittsfield, MA

2.88

Greenville, NC

2.83

Jacksonville, NC

2.70

Utica-Rome, NY

2.69

Nassau County-Suffolk County, NY Metropolitan Division

2.65
Areas with the highest location quotient for Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Staunton-Waynesboro, VA

6.51

Fresno, CA

4.63

West South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.36

Carson City, NV

4.10

Syracuse, NY

4.00

Pine Bluff, AR

3.92

Northeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.87

Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.79

New Bern, NC

3.77

Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.46
Areas with the highest location quotient for Special Education Teachers, All Other, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

11.07

Panama City, FL

10.23

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL

9.81

Jacksonville, FL

8.44

Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, MD Metropolitan Division

8.39

Charleston, WV

8.23

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

7.76

Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area

7.73

Beckley, WV

6.81

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

6.66
Areas with the highest location quotient for Special Education Teachers, Secondary School, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

East Central New York nonmetropolitan area

5.57

Hinesville, GA

4.71

Billings, MT

4.37

Pittsfield, MA

4.00

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL

3.97

Central New York nonmetropolitan area

3.29

Lawrence-Methuen Town-Salem, MA-NH NECTA Division

3.18

Great Falls, MT

3.14

Rochester, NY

3.07

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

2.86
Areas with the highest location quotient for Special Education Teachers, Middle School, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Framingham, MA NECTA Division

4.69

Leominster-Gardner, MA

4.45

Albany, GA

4.37

Taunton-Middleborough-Norton, MA NECTA Division

3.84

Southern Ohio non-metropolitan area

3.78

Camden, NJ Metropolitan Division

3.70

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ

3.23

Kingston, NY

3.15

Lynn-Saugus-Marblehead, MA NECTA Division

3.13

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

3.08
Areas with the highest location quotient for Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

5.31

Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC

4.80

Billings, MT

4.29

Burlington, NC

4.01

Central New York nonmetropolitan area

3.60

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

3.52

East Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

3.46

North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.39

East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area

3.17

Camden, NJ Metropolitan Division

2.87
Areas with the highest location quotient for Special Education Teachers, Preschool, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

7.08

Northeast Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

5.99

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

5.99

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

5.78

Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area

5.43

Northwest Kansas nonmetropolitan area

5.23

Haverhill-Newburyport-Amesbury Town, MA-NH NECTA Division

5.04

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

4.84

South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area

4.41

Lafayette, LA

4.23
Areas with the highest location quotient for Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area

16.28

Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

11.44

Watertown-Fort Drum, NY

8.54

Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area

6.33

Southern Ohio non-metropolitan area

6.23

Far East North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

5.36

East Georgia nonmetropolitan area

4.37

Central-Southeast Wyoming nonmetropolitan area

4.34

West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.08

Central Louisiana nonmetropolitan area

3.95
Areas with the highest location quotient for Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

3.74

Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area

3.43

Connecticut nonmetropolitan area

3.33

Hinesville, GA

3.30

Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

3.05

Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area

2.96

San German, PR

2.83

North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area

2.82

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

2.63

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

2.56
Areas with the highest location quotient for Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Syracuse, NY

7.89

Glens Falls, NY

7.00

Utica-Rome, NY

5.99

Greensboro-High Point, NC

4.63

Yakima, WA

4.61

Northeast Kansas nonmetropolitan area

4.55

Binghamton, NY

4.48

Raleigh, NC

4.38

El Paso, TX

4.25

Winston-Salem, NC

4.15
Areas with the highest location quotient for Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Southwest Idaho nonmetropolitan area

4.32

Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH

4.05

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

2.93

North Georgia nonmetropolitan area

2.90

Albany, GA

2.83

Williamsport, PA

2.51

Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area

2.47

Southwest Missouri nonmetropolitan area

2.42

Coastal Plains Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

2.39

Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area

2.36
Areas with the highest location quotient for Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Guayama, PR

3.06

Yuba City, CA

2.89

Aguadilla-Isabela, PR

2.89

San German, PR

2.77

Central Utah nonmetropolitan area

2.68

Merced, CA

2.60

Border Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

2.46

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

2.39

Ponce, PR

2.38

Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area

2.26
Areas with the highest location quotient for Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Fairbanks, AK

7.97

Balance of Alaska nonmetropolitan area

7.78

Wenatchee, WA

7.01

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA

6.40

Farmington, NM

6.21

Kennewick-Richland, WA

4.50

Olympia-Tumwater, WA

4.39

Southwest Washington nonmetropolitan area

3.99

Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area

3.56

Yakima, WA

3.51
Areas with the highest location quotient for Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Guayama, PR

3.59

New Bedford, MA

2.83

Peabody-Salem-Beverly, MA NECTA Division

2.65

Dover-Durham, NH-ME

2.45

Dutchess County-Putnam County, NY Metropolitan Division

2.44

Green Bay, WI

2.37

Chico, CA

2.34

Lawrence-Methuen Town-Salem, MA-NH NECTA Division

2.28

Lynn-Saugus-Marblehead, MA NECTA Division

2.22

Great Falls, MT

2.14
Areas with the highest location quotient for Postsecondary Teachers, All Other, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Manhattan, KS

31.87

Tallahassee, FL

6.89

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA

6.86

Southeast Kansas nonmetropolitan area

5.87

North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

4.99

Lincoln, NE

4.92

North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area

4.73

Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area

3.10

Fresno, CA

2.89

Cheyenne, WY

2.65
Areas with the highest location quotient for Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Logan, UT-ID

7.56

Ponce, PR

6.03

Pocatello, ID

5.80

Provo-Orem, UT

5.51

Bay City, MI

5.26

Williamsport, PA

5.15

Walla Walla, WA

5.05

Montgomery, AL

4.21

Fayetteville, NC

3.86

Lawton, OK

3.78
Areas with the highest location quotient for Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

College Station-Bryan, TX

9.87

Harrisonburg, VA

8.12

Northwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

7.40

Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

7.01

Central New York nonmetropolitan area

6.50

Utica-Rome, NY

5.80

Salt Lake City, UT

5.02

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.41

Amarillo, TX

4.40

Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area

3.35
Areas with the highest location quotient for Home Economics Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

8.06

Oklahoma City, OK

4.48

Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA

3.40

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

2.41

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

1.54

Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County, PA Metropolitan Division

1.50

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

1.33

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

1.18

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD

0.97
Areas with the highest location quotient for Graduate Teaching Assistants, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

College Station-Bryan, TX

16.80

Ponce, PR

6.45

Austin-Round Rock, TX

4.90

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

4.15

Urban Honolulu, HI

3.62

North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area

2.59

Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA

2.49

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

2.44

Columbus, GA-AL

2.30

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

2.15
Areas with the highest location quotient for Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

4.65

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

4.34

Mankato-North Mankato, MN

4.25

Charlottesville, VA

4.17

Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division

3.86

Lexington-Fayette, KY

3.56

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA

3.18

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

3.06

Springfield, MO

3.06

Spartanburg, SC

2.90
Areas with the highest location quotient for History Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, MA NECTA Division

7.80

Harrisonburg, VA

5.79

West Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

4.77

Ann Arbor, MI

4.64

Northwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

4.03

Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.73

Dutchess County-Putnam County, NY Metropolitan Division

3.48

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

3.48

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

3.30

North Missouri nonmetropolitan area

3.23
Areas with the highest location quotient for Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Ithaca, NY

8.60

Mayaguez, PR

6.01

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

5.38

Dutchess County-Putnam County, NY Metropolitan Division

4.36

Northwest Virginia nonmetropolitan area

4.10

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

3.92

Utica-Rome, NY

3.62

Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division

3.43

Trenton, NJ

2.93

Urban Honolulu, HI

2.87
Areas with the highest location quotient for English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Ithaca, NY

9.05

Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

4.96

Valdosta, GA

4.24

Tuscaloosa, AL

3.56

Burlington-South Burlington, VT

3.34

Bellingham, WA

3.27

Cumberland, MD-WV

3.12

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

2.93

West Central New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

2.81

Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division

2.74
Areas with the highest location quotient for Communications Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Harrisonburg, VA

11.35

Amarillo, TX

4.65

Southern Ohio non-metropolitan area

3.96

Bellingham, WA

3.45

Boulder, CO

3.27

Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.25

Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area

3.22

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

2.98

Lexington-Fayette, KY

2.90

Lake County-Kenosha County, IL-WI Metropolitan Division

2.80
Areas with the highest location quotient for Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Provo-Orem, UT

4.87

Harrisonburg, VA

4.85

Manchester, NH

4.20

Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division

3.67

Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

3.56

Southwest New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area

3.51

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division

3.25

Ann Arbor, MI

3.25

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

3.13

Dutchess County-Putnam County, NY Metropolitan Division

3.13
Areas with the highest location quotient for Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Ann Arbor, MI

5.67

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

5.44

Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

5.31

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

5.25

Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area

4.65

East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area

4.22

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

2.93

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

2.31

Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division

2.26

Richmond, VA

2.25
Areas with the highest location quotient for Law Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

6.72

Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division

4.07

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division

4.07

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

3.30

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH

2.97

Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division

2.88

Columbus, OH

2.53

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

2.34

Madison, WI

2.26

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

2.23
Areas with the highest location quotient for Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

9.85

Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

9.31

Southeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

7.68

Winston-Salem, NC

7.23

Northeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area

6.20

Hill Country Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area

5.68

Terre Haute, IN

4.96

Asheville, NC

4.77

Greensboro-High Point, NC

4.12

Fayetteville, NC

3.99
Areas with the highest location quotient for Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area

5.83

Springfield, MO

5.39

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA

4.17

Knoxville, TN

4.15

Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division

3.33

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

2.90

New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division

2.15

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division

1.89

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

1.76

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

1.73
Areas with the highest location quotient for Education Teachers, Postsecondary, May 2016
Area Location Quotient

Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, MA NECTA Division

6.48

Harrisonburg, VA

6.30

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA

4.98