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

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

United States

3.9 3.7 -0.2  

Ocean City, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.2 6.9 -1.3 1

Danville, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 4.9 -1.2 2

Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 3.6 -1.0 3

Dothan, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.1 -1.0 3

Mobile, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 3.7 -1.0 3

Tuscaloosa, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 2.8 -1.0 3

Carbondale-Marion, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 3.9 -0.9 7

Decatur, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 2.7 -0.9 7

Huntsville, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 2.6 -0.9 7

Montgomery, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.0 -0.9 7

Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 5.3 -0.9 7

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 4.9 -0.8 12

Auburn-Opelika, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 2.8 -0.8 12

Birmingham-Hoover, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 2.7 -0.8 12

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 2.8 -0.8 12

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.5 -0.8 12

Rocky Mount, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.0 -0.8 12

Sumter, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.2 -0.8 12

Albany, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.3 -0.7 19

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 5.5 -0.7 19

Carson City, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 3.9 -0.7 19

Champaign-Urbana, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.6 -0.7 19

Columbia, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 2.6 -0.7 19

Corpus Christi, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.3 -0.7 19

Florence, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.0 -0.7 19

Gadsden, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.4 -0.7 19

New Bedford, MA Metropolitan NECTA

5.3 4.6 -0.7 19

Warner Robins, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.6 -0.7 19

Anchorage, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.8 -0.6 29

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.5 -0.6 29

Beckley, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 5.0 -0.6 29

Bloomington, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.6 -0.6 29

Casper, WY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.0 -0.6 29

Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.9 2.3 -0.6 29

Cleveland-Elyria, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.1 -0.6 29

Columbus, GA-AL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.1 -0.6 29

Elmira, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.0 -0.6 29

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

3.2 2.6 -0.6 29

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

4.4 3.8 -0.6 29

Kankakee, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.8 -0.6 29

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

3.6 3.0 -0.6 29

Peoria, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.5 -0.6 29

Pueblo, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 3.9 -0.6 29

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.1 -0.6 29

Spartanburg, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 2.5 -0.6 29

Texarkana, TX-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.3 -0.6 29

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.4 -0.5 47

Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.7 -0.5 47

Bangor, ME Metropolitan NECTA

3.2 2.7 -0.5 47

Charleston, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.8 -0.5 47

Decatur, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 5.0 -0.5 47

Fairbanks, AK Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.7 -0.5 47

Grand Junction, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.3 -0.5 47

Grants Pass, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 4.9 -0.5 47

Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.5 -0.5 47

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.7 -0.5 47

Hinesville, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.8 -0.5 47

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.1 -0.5 47

Macon-Bibb County, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.9 -0.5 47

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

4.5 4.0 -0.5 47

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA Metropolitan NECTA

4.1 3.6 -0.5 47

Springfield, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 3.9 -0.5 47

Toledo, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.4 -0.5 47

Trenton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.0 -0.5 47

Valdosta, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.6 -0.5 47

Waterbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA

4.9 4.4 -0.5 47

Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 5.6 -0.5 47

Athens-Clarke County, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.4 -0.4 68

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.5 -0.4 68

Barnstable Town, MA Metropolitan NECTA

4.2 3.8 -0.4 68

Binghamton, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.4 -0.4 68

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH Metropolitan NECTA

3.1 2.7 -0.4 68

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.2 -0.4 68

California-Lexington Park, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.3 -0.4 68

Cheyenne, WY Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.5 -0.4 68

Colorado Springs, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.2 -0.4 68

El Paso, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.8 -0.4 68

Fayetteville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 4.9 -0.4 68

Gainesville, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 2.9 -0.4 68

Goldsboro, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.0 -0.4 68

Houma-Thibodaux, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.4 -0.4 68

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

5.4 5.0 -0.4 68

Jacksonville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.5 -0.4 68

Killeen-Temple, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.8 -0.4 68

Leominster-Gardner, MA Metropolitan NECTA

4.0 3.6 -0.4 68

Lima, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.1 -0.4 68

Logan, UT-ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.5 2.1 -0.4 68

Longview, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.7 -0.4 68

Monroe, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.8 -0.4 68

Morgantown, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.9 -0.4 68

Muskegon, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.2 -0.4 68

New Bern, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.9 -0.4 68

Niles-Benton Harbor, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 3.9 -0.4 68

Ocala, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.0 -0.4 68

Ogden-Clearfield, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.6 -0.4 68

Pittsfield, MA Metropolitan NECTA

4.3 3.9 -0.4 68

Provo-Orem, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 2.3 -0.4 68

Rome, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.0 -0.4 68

Savannah, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.3 -0.4 68

Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.0 -0.4 68

Springfield, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA

4.2 3.8 -0.4 68

Tyler, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.3 -0.4 68

Victoria, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.5 -0.4 68

Wilmington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.6 -0.4 68

Worcester, MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA

3.7 3.3 -0.4 68

Abilene, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 3.0 -0.3 106

Akron, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.3 -0.3 106

Albany, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.3 -0.3 106

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.5 -0.3 106

Alexandria, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 5.0 -0.3 106

Amarillo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.8 2.5 -0.3 106

Ann Arbor, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 2.8 -0.3 106

Austin-Round Rock, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.7 -0.3 106

Bay City, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.5 -0.3 106

Bloomington, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.3 -0.3 106

Boulder, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.6 2.3 -0.3 106

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT Metropolitan NECTA

3.9 3.6 -0.3 106

Brunswick, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.6 -0.3 106

Burlington-South Burlington, VT Metropolitan NECTA

2.1 1.8 -0.3 106

Canton-Massillon, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.6 -0.3 106

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

3.8 3.5 -0.3 106

Charlottesville, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 2.4 -0.3 106

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

4.2 3.9 -0.3 106

Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.6 -0.3 106

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.3 -0.3 106

Dalton, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.7 -0.3 106

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.9 2.6 -0.3 106

Eugene, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.0 -0.3 106

Fort Collins, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.6 2.3 -0.3 106

Fort Smith, AR-OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.5 -0.3 106

Gainesville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.1 -0.3 106

Greeley, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.8 2.5 -0.3 106

Greenville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.1 -0.3 106

Harrisonburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.9 2.6 -0.3 106

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT Metropolitan NECTA

3.9 3.6 -0.3 106

Hot Springs, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.7 -0.3 106

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 2.9 -0.3 106

Jackson, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.7 -0.3 106

Jackson, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.5 -0.3 106

Kingston, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.6 -0.3 106

Lafayette, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.6 -0.3 106

Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.9 -0.3 106

Lawton, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.4 -0.3 106

Lewiston-Auburn, ME Metropolitan NECTA

3.0 2.7 -0.3 106

Lynchburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.1 -0.3 106

Mansfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.6 -0.3 106

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.6 6.3 -0.3 106

Medford, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.3 -0.3 106

Merced, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.5 8.2 -0.3 106

Midland, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.7 -0.3 106

Modesto, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.5 6.2 -0.3 106

New Haven, CT Metropolitan NECTA

3.8 3.5 -0.3 106

New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.3 -0.3 106

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

3.9 3.6 -0.3 106

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

3.8 3.5 -0.3 106

Panama City, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.9 -0.3 106

Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.3 -0.3 106

Port St. Lucie, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.9 -0.3 106

Portland-South Portland, ME Metropolitan NECTA

2.5 2.2 -0.3 106

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

3.8 3.5 -0.3 106

Reno, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.2 -0.3 106

Richmond, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 2.8 -0.3 106

St. George, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 2.9 -0.3 106

Salem, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 3.9 -0.3 106

Salisbury, MD-DE Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.5 -0.3 106

Salt Lake City, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.8 2.5 -0.3 106

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.7 -0.3 106

Springfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.3 -0.3 106

Staunton-Waynesboro, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.8 2.5 -0.3 106

Tallahassee, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.3 -0.3 106

The Villages, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 4.9 -0.3 106

Utica-Rome, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.5 4.2 -0.3 106

Waco, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.3 -0.3 106

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

3.3 3.0 -0.3 106

Watertown-Fort Drum, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 5.3 -0.3 106

Winchester, VA-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.9 2.6 -0.3 106

Bakersfield, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

8.1 7.9 -0.2 177

Battle Creek, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.0 -0.2 177

Bend-Redmond, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.9 -0.2 177

Bismarck, ND Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 2.5 -0.2 177

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 2.9 -0.2 177

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.3 -0.2 177

Chattanooga, TN-GA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.3 -0.2 177

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.7 -0.2 177

College Station-Bryan, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.8 -0.2 177

Columbus, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.6 2.4 -0.2 177

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

3.1 2.9 -0.2 177

Danbury, CT Metropolitan NECTA

3.3 3.1 -0.2 177

Dayton, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.1 -0.2 177

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

3.9 3.7 -0.2 177

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.3 -0.2 177

Erie, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.7 -0.2 177

Fargo, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.4 2.2 -0.2 177

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

2.8 2.6 -0.2 177

Fresno, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.6 7.4 -0.2 177

Glens Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.2 -0.2 177

Greensboro-High Point, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.0 -0.2 177

Homosassa Springs, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 5.1 -0.2 177

Jacksonville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.3 -0.2 177

Jonesboro, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 2.9 -0.2 177

Kalamazoo-Portage, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.5 -0.2 177

Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 2.9 -0.2 177

Lansing-East Lansing, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.3 -0.2 177

Lubbock, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 2.9 -0.2 177

Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.3 -0.2 177

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.3 -0.2 177

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.2 -0.2 177

Owensboro, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.8 -0.2 177

Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.4 -0.2 177

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 5.3 -0.2 177

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

4.3 4.1 -0.2 177

Punta Gorda, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 3.9 -0.2 177

Redding, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.8 -0.2 177

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.1 -0.2 177

Roanoke, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.9 2.7 -0.2 177

Rochester, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.0 -0.2 177

Rockford, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 5.4 -0.2 177

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

3.4 3.2 -0.2 177

San Angelo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 3.0 -0.2 177

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 3.1 -0.2 177

Sherman-Denison, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 3.1 -0.2 177

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 4.9 -0.2 177

Syracuse, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.1 -0.2 177

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

3.6 3.4 -0.2 177

Tulsa, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 3.1 -0.2 177

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.8 -0.2 177

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

3.2 3.0 -0.2 177

Wichita Falls, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.2 -0.2 177

Wichita, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.4 -0.2 177

Winston-Salem, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.6 -0.2 177

Yuba City, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.2 7.0 -0.2 177

Yuma, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

17.0 16.8 -0.2 177

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

4.6 4.5 -0.1 233

Asheville, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 3.1 -0.1 233

Billings, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.3 -0.1 233

Boise City, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 2.6 -0.1 233

Bremerton-Silverdale, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.5 -0.1 233

Burlington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.7 -0.1 233

Cleveland, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.5 -0.1 233

Corvallis, OR Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 3.0 -0.1 233

Cumberland, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 5.3 -0.1 233

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

4.2 4.1 -0.1 233

Enid, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.9 2.8 -0.1 233

Evansville, IN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 3.0 -0.1 233

Flint, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.9 -0.1 233

Fort Wayne, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 3.0 -0.1 233

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.9 -0.1 233

Great Falls, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.5 -0.1 233

Hammond, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 5.3 -0.1 233

Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.6 -0.1 233

Idaho Falls, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.4 2.3 -0.1 233

Ithaca, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.5 -0.1 233

Johnson City, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.7 -0.1 233

Kansas City, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.3 -0.1 233

Knoxville, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 3.2 -0.1 233

Kokomo, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.9 -0.1 233

Laredo, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.7 -0.1 233

Lawrence, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.9 -0.1 233

Lewiston, ID-WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 3.1 -0.1 233

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

3.3 3.2 -0.1 233

Madera, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.1 7.0 -0.1 233

Michigan City-La Porte, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.2 -0.1 233

Missoula, MT Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.3 -0.1 233

Muncie, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 3.8 -0.1 233

Napa, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.9 -0.1 233

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

2.7 2.6 -0.1 233

Oklahoma City, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 2.9 -0.1 233

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.7 -0.1 233

Portsmouth, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA

2.4 2.3 -0.1 233

Raleigh, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.4 -0.1 233

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

3.8 3.7 -0.1 233

Saginaw, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.8 4.7 -0.1 233

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.3 -0.1 233

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.8 2.7 -0.1 233

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

2.7 2.6 -0.1 233

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

3.0 2.9 -0.1 233

Santa Rosa, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.8 2.7 -0.1 233

Sebring, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 4.8 -0.1 233

Stockton-Lodi, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.1 6.0 -0.1 233

Terre Haute, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.3 -0.1 233

Topeka, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.3 -0.1 233

Williamsport, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 4.9 -0.1 233

York-Hanover, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.0 3.9 -0.1 233

Albuquerque, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.7 0.0 284

Baton Rouge, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.3 0.0 284

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.6 4.6 0.0 284

Clarksville, TN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.2 0.0 284

Coeur d'Alene, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.4 0.0 284

Dover, DE Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 4.1 0.0 284

Dover-Durham, NH-ME Metropolitan NECTA

2.4 2.4 0.0 284

East Stroudsburg, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 5.5 0.0 284

Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 4.1 0.0 284

Gettysburg, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.4 0.0 284

Grand Forks, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.6 2.6 0.0 284

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.8 0.0 284

Jefferson City, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 2.7 0.0 284

Johnstown, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 5.4 0.0 284

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

3.6 3.6 0.0 284

Lancaster, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.5 3.5 0.0 284

Lexington-Fayette, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 3.3 0.0 284

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

4.2 4.2 0.0 284

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.7 3.7 0.0 284

Manchester, NH Metropolitan NECTA

2.5 2.5 0.0 284

Manhattan, KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.8 2.8 0.0 284

Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.2 0.0 284

Midland, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.1 2.1 0.0 284

Morristown, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.8 0.0 284

Odessa, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 2.7 0.0 284

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.2 4.2 0.0 284

Pittsburgh, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.4 0.0 284

Pocatello, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 2.7 0.0 284

St. Joseph, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 3.0 0.0 284

Salinas, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.4 6.4 0.0 284

Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.0 5.0 0.0 284

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 3.6 0.0 284

State College, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.4 3.4 0.0 284

Twin Falls, ID Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.6 2.6 0.0 284

Urban Honolulu, HI Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.3 2.3 0.0 284

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

5.8 5.8 0.0 284

Appleton, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.8 2.9 0.1 320

Bowling Green, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.9 0.1 320

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 3.2 0.1 320

Cedar Rapids, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.9 3.0 0.1 320

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.9 0.1 320

Chico, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 5.2 0.1 320

Columbia, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.3 2.4 0.1 320

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.4 0.1 320

Duluth, MN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 4.0 0.1 320

Farmington, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.9 0.1 320

Hanford-Corcoran, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

7.9 8.0 0.1 320

Iowa City, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.0 2.1 0.1 320

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.3 2.4 0.1 320

Lake Charles, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.8 3.9 0.1 320

Lebanon, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.9 4.0 0.1 320

Lincoln, NE Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.6 2.7 0.1 320

Longview, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.8 5.9 0.1 320

Mankato-North Mankato, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.5 2.6 0.1 320

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

2.8 2.9 0.1 320

Monroe, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 5.2 0.1 320

Olympia-Tumwater, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.8 0.1 320

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.9 3.0 0.1 320

Reading, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.4 0.1 320

Rochester, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.6 2.7 0.1 320

St. Cloud, MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 3.3 0.1 320

Santa Fe, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.1 4.2 0.1 320

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.3 5.4 0.1 320

Tucson, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.5 0.1 320

Visalia-Porterville, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

9.8 9.9 0.1 320

Wausau, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 2.8 0.1 320

Altoona, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.6 0.2 350

Ames, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

1.6 1.8 0.2 350

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.5 2.7 0.2 350

Dubuque, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.5 2.7 0.2 350

Fond du Lac, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 2.9 0.2 350

Joplin, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.9 3.1 0.2 350

Kennewick-Richland, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.4 5.6 0.2 350

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 2.9 0.2 350

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 5.9 0.2 350

Las Cruces, NM Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.7 5.9 0.2 350

Madison, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.3 2.5 0.2 350

Oshkosh-Neenah, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.8 3.0 0.2 350

Prescott, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.4 4.6 0.2 350

Rapid City, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.0 3.2 0.2 350

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

5.2 5.4 0.2 350

Sheboygan, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.5 2.7 0.2 350

Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.6 5.8 0.2 350

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.6 2.8 0.2 350

Sioux Falls, SD Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.4 2.6 0.2 350

Springfield, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 2.9 0.2 350

Walla Walla, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 4.9 0.2 350

Bellingham, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 5.0 0.3 371

Flagstaff, AZ Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.5 5.8 0.3 371

Grand Island, NE Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.1 3.4 0.3 371

Green Bay, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.8 3.1 0.3 371

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.2 3.5 0.3 371

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.1 5.4 0.3 371

Pine Bluff, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.9 5.2 0.3 371

Wheeling, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 5.5 0.3 371

Eau Claire, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.9 3.3 0.4 379

Janesville-Beloit, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.3 3.7 0.4 379

Racine, WI Metropolitan Statistical Area

3.6 4.0 0.4 379

Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.7 3.1 0.4 379

Wenatchee, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.7 5.1 0.4 379

Elkhart-Goshen, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area

2.5 3.0 0.5 384

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area

5.2 5.7 0.5 384

Jackson, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 4.9 0.6 386

Hattiesburg, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area

4.3 5.0 0.7 387

Yakima, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area

6.2 7.0 0.8 388

El Centro, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area

18.8 20.9 2.1 389

Footnotes
(1) Area boundaries do not reflect official OMB definitions.

Note: Rates shown are a percentage of the labor force. Data refer to place of residence. Areas in the six New England states are Metropolitan New England City and Town Areas (NECTAs), while areas in other states are county-based.

 

Last Modified Date: April 16, 2021