Department of Numbers

Job Growth by Metropolitan Area

The May 2017 employment data for 318 metropolitan areas tracked by the BLS are shown below. The month-to-month jobs data in the table comes from the Current Employment Statistics survey. Current Population Survey jobs data is shown within. Employment data by state is also available. Visit the employment overview page to see all employment data. Click on a header to sort.

City, State May 2017
CES Jobs Added
May 2017
CES Jobs Percent Change
1 Year
CES Jobs Added
1 Year
CES Jobs Percent Change
 Abilene, TX 0 0.00% 700 1.04%
 Akron, OH 600 0.18% -400 -0.12%
 Albany, GA -100 -0.16% 700 1.14%
 Albany, NY -800 -0.17% 4,900 1.06%
 Albuquerque, NM -1,200 -0.31% 100 0.03%
 Alexandria, LA 0 0.00% -700 -1.10%
 Allentown, PA -800 -0.22% -900 -0.25%
 Altoona, PA 0 0.00% 100 0.16%
 Amarillo, TX 400 0.33% 1,700 1.41%
 Ames, IA -600 -1.12% 700 1.34%
 Anchorage, AK 1,100 0.62% -1,700 -0.95%
 Ann Arbor, MI 900 0.41% 8,300 3.91%
 Anniston, AL 200 0.43% 400 0.87%
 Appleton, WI -200 -0.16% 2,600 2.08%
 Asheville, NC -100 -0.05% 3,900 2.09%
 Athens, GA 300 0.31% 2,400 2.55%
 Atlanta, GA -8,300 -0.30% 78,900 2.97%
 Atlantic City, NJ 500 0.38% 1,100 0.85%
 Auburn, AL 300 0.46% 2,900 4.64%
 Augusta, GA -2,600 -1.09% 1,700 0.73%
 Austin, TX 0 0.00% 28,300 2.84%
 Bakersfield, CA 899 0.35% 3,200 1.25%
 Baltimore, MD 1,500 0.11% 9,200 0.66%
 Bangor, ME 0 0.00% 300 0.45%
 Barnstable Town, MA 200 0.19% 2,300 2.18%
 Baton Rouge, LA -1,200 -0.29% 2,600 0.64%
 Battle Creek, MI 200 0.34% 1,000 1.70%
 Bay City, MI -200 -0.56% -600 -1.65%
 Beaumont, TX -300 -0.18% -400 -0.24%
 Bellingham, WA 300 0.32% 2,200 2.43%
 Bend, OR -100 -0.12% 3,100 3.98%
 Billings, MT 200 0.23% 1,300 1.53%
 Binghamton, NY 100 0.10% 300 0.29%
 Birmingham, AL 2,200 0.42% 5,899 1.14%
 Bismarck, ND -500 -0.68% -600 -0.81%
 Blacksburg, VA 800 1.02% 1,400 1.80%
 Boise City, ID -400 -0.13% 11,300 3.73%
 Boston, MA 2,600 0.09% 47,400 1.76%
 Boulder, CO -1,000 -0.53% 8,400 4.66%
 Bremerton, WA -500 -0.56% -400 -0.45%
 Bridgeport, CT 3,700 0.90% 3,000 0.73%
 Brownsville, TX 300 0.21% 2,900 2.06%
 Brunswick, GA 200 0.46% 300 0.69%
 Buffalo, NY -100 -0.02% 2,300 0.41%
 Burlington, NC 200 0.33% 600 0.99%
 Burlington, VT 0 0.00% 300 0.24%
 Canton, OH 700 0.41% 200 0.12%
 Cape Coral, FL 300 0.12% -300 -0.12%
 Cape Girardeau, MO -100 -0.23% -300 -0.68%
 Carson City, NV -100 -0.34% 500 1.75%
 Casper, WY -100 -0.27% -1,700 -4.34%
 Cedar Rapids, IA -400 -0.28% 800 0.56%
 Champaign, IL 100 0.09% 1,200 1.11%
 Charleston, SC 1,000 0.28% 8,600 2.50%
 Charlottesville, VA 500 0.43% 3,000 2.64%
 Chattanooga, TN -300 -0.12% 5,899 2.35%
 Cheyenne, WY -300 -0.64% 100 0.22%
 Chicago, IL 4,100 0.09% 35,600 0.77%
 Chico, CA 300 0.36% 3,100 3.89%
 Cincinnati, OH 2,200 0.20% 23,000 2.14%
 Clarksville, TN 0 0.00% 900 1.02%
 Cleveland, TN -200 -0.40% 2,000 4.23%
 Cleveland, OH -3,800 -0.36% 8,300 0.79%
 Coeur dAlene, ID 600 0.97% 1,500 2.45%
 College Station, TX 300 0.26% 2,700 2.38%
 Colorado Springs, CO 300 0.11% 6,300 2.27%
 Columbia, SC 900 0.23% 2,700 0.69%
 Columbia, MO 0 0.00% 1,300 1.32%
 Columbus, IN 300 0.56% 2,000 3.84%
 Columbus, OH -5,300 -0.49% 16,500 1.56%
 Columbus, GA -400 -0.33% 500 0.42%
 Corpus Christi, TX 1,300 0.67% 3,600 1.89%
 Corvallis, OR 0 0.00% 400 0.96%
 Cumberland, MD 300 0.77% 0 0.00%
 Dallas, TX 18,100 0.50% 110,800 3.17%
 Dalton, GA 0 0.00% 500 0.72%
 Danville, IL -500 -1.75% -600 -2.09%
 Davenport, IA 500 0.27% 400 0.22%
 Dayton, OH -1,000 -0.26% 2,500 0.65%
 Decatur, AL 300 0.56% 300 0.56%
 Decatur, IL -400 -0.77% -100 -0.19%
 Denver, CO 4,600 0.32% 33,200 2.33%
 Des Moines, IA -1,100 -0.30% 8,100 2.28%
 Detroit, MI -5,900 -0.29% 41,100 2.09%
 Dothan, AL 300 0.52% 1,000 1.74%
 Dover, DE 200 0.29% 700 1.02%
 Dubuque, IA 400 0.67% 600 1.01%
 Duluth, MN 500 0.37% 1,700 1.26%
 Durham, NC -900 -0.29% 5,200 1.72%
 Eau Claire, WI -1,000 -1.16% -600 -0.70%
 El Centro, CA -100 -0.19% 800 1.54%
 El Paso, TX -100 -0.03% 8,400 2.72%
 Elkhart, IN 800 0.59% 6,400 4.93%
 Elmira, NY -300 -0.82% -800 -2.16%
 Erie, PA 400 0.31% -99 -0.08%
 Eugene, OR 400 0.25% 2,200 1.41%
 Fairbanks, AK -100 -0.27% -1,100 -2.89%
 Fargo, ND -100 -0.07% 2,200 1.57%
 Farmington, NM -500 -1.03% -800 -1.64%
 Fayetteville, NC 700 0.54% -200 -0.15%
 Fayetteville, AR 1,900 0.75% 10,400 4.26%
 Flagstaff, AZ 700 1.05% 1,400 2.12%
 Flint, MI 800 0.58% 400 0.29%
 Florence, SC 600 0.67% 2,600 2.98%
 Florence, AL -300 -0.52% 200 0.35%
 Fond du Lac, WI 400 0.82% 1,200 2.51%
 Fort Collins, CO 1,600 0.97% 6,500 4.05%
 Fort Smith, AR 100 0.09% -700 -0.61%
 Fort Wayne, IN 500 0.23% 3,700 1.70%
 Fresno, CA 300 0.09% 7,400 2.21%
 Gadsden, AL 200 0.52% 1,000 2.63%
 Gainesville, FL 0 0.00% 5,300 3.84%
 Gainesville, GA 600 0.68% 3,300 3.85%
 Glens Falls, NY 100 0.18% 2,800 5.18%
 Goldsboro, NC -100 -0.24% -300 -0.72%
 Grand Forks, ND 200 0.35% -300 -0.52%
 Grand Junction, CO 100 0.16% 200 0.33%
 Great Falls, MT -100 -0.28% 400 1.12%
 Greeley, CO 0 0.00% 3,000 3.04%
 Green Bay, WI 400 0.23% 800 0.46%
 Greensboro, NC 1,400 0.39% 5,200 1.46%
 Hagerstown, MD -300 -0.28% -600 -0.56%
 Hanford, CA 300 0.77% 500 1.29%
 Harrisburg, PA 1,700 0.50% 7,700 2.29%
 Harrisonburg, VA 0 0.00% 1,400 2.10%
 Hartford, CT 2,700 0.47% 7,100 1.25%
 Hattiesburg, MS 299 0.47% 1,700 2.70%
 Hickory, NC 600 0.39% 2,500 1.66%
 Hinesville, GA -200 -0.99% 300 1.52%
 Hot Springs, AR -200 -0.52% 400 1.05%
 Houma, LA -400 -0.47% -4,400 -4.90%
 Houston, TX 4,600 0.15% 51,000 1.70%
 Huntsville, AL -300 -0.13% 5,200 2.31%
 Indianapolis, IN 900 0.08% 20,799 2.00%
 Iowa City, IA 200 0.19% 3,200 3.19%
 Ithaca, NY 0 0.00% 799 1.24%
 Jackson, MI 0 0.00% 300 0.52%
 Jackson, MS -300 -0.11% 800 0.29%
 Jacksonville, FL 6,300 0.92% 25,600 3.86%
 Jacksonville, NC 100 0.20% 500 1.02%
 Janesville, WI -300 -0.43% 1,000 1.48%
 Jefferson City, MO -200 -0.26% 800 1.04%
 Johnson City, TN -400 -0.50% 900 1.14%
 Johnstown, PA 100 0.18% 400 0.72%
 Jonesboro, AR 100 0.18% 1,100 1.97%
 Joplin, MO 400 0.50% -200 -0.25%
 Kalamazoo, MI -100 -0.07% 2,800 1.92%
 Kankakee, IL 100 0.22% 1,100 2.49%
 Kansas City, MO -8,000 -0.73% 21,800 2.05%
 Kennewick, WA -300 -0.27% 1,900 1.73%
 Killeen, TX 300 0.20% 4,100 2.86%
 Kingsport, TN -1,100 -0.90% -200 -0.17%
 Kingston, NY -100 -0.16% 500 0.81%
 La Crosse, WI 200 0.25% 1,400 1.79%
 Lafayette, IN 100 0.09% 2,600 2.53%
 Lake Charles, LA 1,600 1.44% 5,000 4.63%
 Lake Havasu City, AZ 300 0.62% 900 1.88%
 Lakeland, FL 2,300 1.05% 7,900 3.70%
 Lancaster, PA 300 0.12% 5,000 2.01%
 Lansing, MI -900 -0.38% 6,400 2.81%
 Laredo, TX 400 0.39% 2,500 2.46%
 Las Cruces, NM -400 -0.55% 200 0.28%
 Las Vegas, NV -1,300 -0.13% 27,300 2.89%
 Lawrence, KS 100 0.18% 500 0.92%
 Lawton, OK -400 -0.87% 300 0.66%
 Lebanon, PA 0 0.00% 400 0.78%
 Leominster, MA 100 0.19% 800 1.56%
 Lewiston, ID -400 -1.37% 1,000 3.60%
 Lewiston, ME 0 0.00% 800 1.58%
 Lexington, KY -1,200 -0.43% 5,000 1.81%
 Lima, OH 100 0.19% 300 0.57%
 Lincoln, NE 900 0.47% 3,500 1.87%
 Little Rock, AR -300 -0.08% -300 -0.08%
 Logan, UT 700 1.15% 1,800 3.01%
 Longview, TX -300 -0.31% -700 -0.72%
 Longview, WA -200 -0.51% -500 -1.27%
 Los Angeles, CA 10,300 0.17% 56,900 0.95%
 Louisville, KY 2,700 0.40% 15,400 2.34%
 Lubbock, TX 1,000 0.68% 1,300 0.89%
 Lynchburg, VA -800 -0.76% 100 0.10%
 Macon, GA 200 0.19% 1,300 1.28%
 Madera, CA 100 0.26% 1,500 4.12%
 Manchester, NH 500 0.45% 2,100 1.90%
 Mankato, MN 400 0.69% 900 1.57%
 Mansfield, OH -100 -0.19% 0 0.00%
 McAllen, TX 600 0.23% 5,500 2.18%
 Medford, OR 100 0.12% 2,500 2.96%
 Memphis, TN -2,900 -0.45% 6,300 0.99%
 Merced, CA -200 -0.30% 900 1.38%
 Miami, FL 7,300 0.28% 66,100 2.56%
 Michigan City, IN 100 0.24% -500 -1.20%
 Midland, TX 500 0.57% 1,200 1.38%
 Milwaukee, WI 1,500 0.17% 4,700 0.55%
 Minneapolis, MN -600 -0.03% 42,000 2.15%
 Missoula, MT 500 0.82% 1,500 2.51%
 Mobile, AL 800 0.45% -800 -0.45%
 Modesto, CA 600 0.34% 4,100 2.39%
 Monroe, MI 0 0.00% -500 -1.17%
 Monroe, LA -300 -0.38% 300 0.38%
 Montgomery, AL 200 0.11% 1,500 0.87%
 Morgantown, WV -300 -0.43% 200 0.29%
 Mount Vernon, WA 0 0.00% 1,200 2.45%
 Muncie, IN -600 -1.15% 200 0.39%
 Muskegon, MI -200 -0.31% -400 -0.63%
 Napa, CA 200 0.28% 1,800 2.55%
 Naples, FL 500 0.35% 2,100 1.48%
 Nashville, TN -300 -0.03% 35,900 3.81%
 New Haven, CT 2,200 0.78% 2,500 0.89%
 New Orleans, LA 0 0.00% -500 -0.09%
 New York, NY 36,600 0.38% 152,700 1.61%
 Niles, MI 200 0.32% 100 0.16%
 North Port, FL 700 0.23% 10,600 3.62%
 Norwich, CT -1,000 -0.77% 199 0.16%
 Ocala, FL -200 -0.19% 2,900 2.90%
 Ocean City, NJ -3,300 -7.66% -2,000 -4.78%
 Odessa, TX -200 -0.29% 0 0.00%
 Oklahoma City, OK 3,000 0.47% 5,500 0.87%
 Olympia, WA 200 0.17% 3,200 2.85%
 Omaha, NE 2,000 0.40% 7,800 1.57%
 Orlando, FL 10,900 0.88% 49,000 4.09%
 Oshkosh, WI 0 0.00% 800 0.83%
 Owensboro, KY -400 -0.74% 100 0.19%
 Oxnard, CA 900 0.29% 6,100 2.03%
 Palm Bay, FL -300 -0.14% 6,700 3.23%
 Pensacola, FL -100 -0.06% 4,600 2.68%
 Peoria, IL 700 0.40% 1,700 0.97%
 Philadelphia, PA -7,800 -0.27% 43,100 1.51%
 Phoenix, AZ 4,000 0.20% 46,700 2.38%
 Pine Bluff, AR 400 1.21% 0 0.00%
 Pittsburgh, PA -2,100 -0.18% 9,800 0.84%
 Port St Lucie, FL 500 0.34% 3,100 2.17%
 Portland, ME -1,000 -0.49% 2,800 1.39%
 Portland, OR 2,400 0.21% 21,300 1.87%
 Prescott, AZ -200 -0.31% 1,600 2.58%
 Providence, RI 2,000 0.34% 6,400 1.10%
 Provo, UT 2,500 1.02% 10,200 4.31%
 Pueblo, CO -100 -0.16% 1,100 1.79%
 Punta Gorda, FL 0 0.00% 2,000 4.26%
 Racine, WI -100 -0.13% 100 0.13%
 Raleigh, NC 1,400 0.23% 15,800 2.64%
 Rapid City, SD 600 0.88% 1,700 2.53%
 Reading, PA -300 -0.17% 2,400 1.36%
 Redding, CA -300 -0.45% 2,100 3.23%
 Reno, NV -1,000 -0.44% 5,800 2.66%
 Richmond, VA 2,600 0.39% 10,200 1.54%
 Riverside, CA 1,400 0.10% 38,800 2.78%
 Roanoke, VA 0 0.00% 900 0.55%
 Rochester, NY -3,000 -0.56% -3,300 -0.62%
 Rockford, IL 1,500 1.01% -1,200 -0.79%
 Rocky Mount, NC -200 -0.35% -500 -0.88%
 Rome, GA 100 0.24% 800 1.97%
 Sacramento, CA -958,700 -100.00% -947,500 -100.00%
 Saginaw, MI -200 -0.22% 500 0.56%
 Salem, OR -1,100 -0.67% 1,800 1.12%
 Salinas, CA -400 -0.29% 1,300 0.95%
 Salt Lake City, UT 1,000 0.14% 20,900 2.99%
 San Angelo, TX 300 0.62% -300 -0.61%
 San Antonio, TX -100 -0.01% 22,399 2.21%
 San Diego, CA 1,700 0.12% 21,000 1.48%
 San Francisco, CA -1,100 -0.05% 49,900 2.14%
 San Jose, CA 1,500 0.14% 15,500 1.45%
 San Luis Obispo, CA 400 0.34% 2,300 2.01%
 Santa Cruz, CA 200 0.19% 2,600 2.59%
 Santa Fe, NM -200 -0.31% 100 0.16%
 Santa Maria, CA 100 0.05% 4,400 2.45%
 Santa Rosa, CA -800 -0.39% 1,600 0.79%
 Savannah, GA 0 0.00% 4,100 2.35%
 Scranton, PA 399 0.15% -100 -0.04%
 Seattle, WA -700 -0.04% 49,300 2.53%
 Sebastian, FL 100 0.19% 1,700 3.41%
 Sheboygan, WI 100 0.16% 500 0.81%
 Sherman, TX 200 0.43% 900 1.95%
 Sioux Falls, SD -200 -0.13% 2,600 1.70%
 South Bend, IN -400 -0.28% 1,100 0.78%
 Springfield, MO 300 0.14% 4,000 1.91%
 Springfield, OH 200 0.40% 100 0.20%
 Springfield, IL -100 -0.09% 1,400 1.22%
 St Cloud, MN 100 0.09% 2,000 1.85%
 St George, UT 499 0.79% 3,099 5.08%
 St Joseph, MO -100 -0.16% 300 0.47%
 St Louis, MO -800 -0.06% 12,900 0.95%
 State College, PA -600 -0.76% 4,300 5.84%
 Stockton, CA 200 0.09% 3,800 1.69%
 Sumter, SC -200 -0.51% -400 -1.02%
 Syracuse, NY 200 0.06% 3,200 1.01%
 Tallahassee, FL 800 0.44% 5,900 3.34%
 Tampa, FL 7,700 0.58% 39,800 3.08%
 Terre Haute, IN -100 -0.14% 700 0.99%
 Toledo, OH -3,500 -1.13% -2,600 -0.84%
 Topeka, KS 500 0.44% 2,100 1.87%
 Trenton, NJ 0 0.00% 5,300 2.00%
 Tucson, AZ -600 -0.16% -800 -0.21%
 Tulsa, OK -700 -0.16% -3,400 -0.77%
 Tuscaloosa, AL -100 -0.09% 1,400 1.33%
 Tyler, TX 700 0.66% 2,700 2.59%
 Urban Honolulu, HI -400 -0.08% 5,700 1.20%
 Utica, NY 300 0.24% 1,300 1.03%
 Valdosta, GA 100 0.18% 800 1.43%
 Vallejo, CA 200 0.15% 2,200 1.63%
 Vineland, NJ -1,100 -1.84% 500 0.86%
 Virginia Beach, VA -1,300 -0.17% -1,900 -0.25%
 Visalia, CA -800 -0.63% 3,200 2.60%
 Waco, TX -500 -0.42% 1,200 1.01%
 Washington, DC 10,500 0.32% 50,100 1.55%
 Waterloo, IA 200 0.22% 100 0.11%
 Wausau, WI -100 -0.14% 1,100 1.53%
 Weirton, WV 100 0.24% -1,000 -2.37%
 Wenatchee, WA -100 -0.22% 1,500 3.39%
 Wheeling, WV -400 -0.61% -1,600 -2.39%
 Wichita, KS -1,300 -0.43% 500 0.17%
 Wichita Falls, TX -700 -1.21% -400 -0.69%
 Williamsport, PA 300 0.57% 0 0.00%
 Winchester, VA -200 -0.32% 800 1.29%
 Yakima, WA 300 0.35% 2,900 3.49%
 York, PA -100 -0.05% 1,200 0.66%
 Youngstown, OH -300 -0.13% -800 -0.36%
 Yuba City, CA -200 -0.46% 1,600 3.83%
 Yuma, AZ 100 0.18% 1,800 3.34%