Department of Numbers

Job Growth by Metropolitan Area

The April 2021 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 April 2021
CES Jobs Added
April 2021
CES Jobs Percent Change
1 Year
CES Jobs Added
1 Year
CES Jobs Percent Change
 Abilene, TX -200 -0.28% 5,000 7.62%
 Akron, OH 100 0.03% 34,300 11.92%
 Albany, GA 100 0.17% 3,800 6.81%
 Albany, NY 900 0.20% 43,800 10.99%
 Albuquerque, NM -100 -0.03% 27,300 7.80%
 Alexandria, LA 0 0.00% 4,100 7.33%
 Allentown, PA -900 -0.25% 54,200 17.65%
 Altoona, PA -100 -0.17% 8,600 17.27%
 Amarillo, TX -700 -0.58% 10,300 9.41%
 Ames, IA 0 0.00% 1,700 3.53%
 Anchorage, AK -1,400 -0.84% 13,900 9.22%
 Ann Arbor, MI 100 0.05% 18,500 9.66%
 Anniston, AL -200 -0.43% 4,500 10.87%
 Appleton, WI 800 0.65% 13,200 11.93%
 Asheville, NC -1,800 -0.96% 24,400 15.06%
 Athens, GA 200 0.22% 8,300 9.81%
 Atlanta, GA 3,900 0.14% 248,000 9.95%
 Atlantic City, NJ 500 0.42% 28,800 31.79%
 Auburn, AL 300 0.45% 9,700 17.14%
 Augusta, GA -2,200 -0.93% 21,000 9.82%
 Austin, TX 3,600 0.32% 118,800 11.84%
 Bakersfield, CA 100 0.04% 10,700 4.33%
 Baltimore, MD 1,300 0.10% 119,900 9.74%
 Bangor, ME -100 -0.15% 6,200 10.60%
 Barnstable Town, MA -500 -0.49% 19,100 23.18%
 Baton Rouge, LA -1,700 -0.44% 33,300 9.44%
 Battle Creek, MI -300 -0.56% 8,000 17.78%
 Bay City, MI -200 -0.60% 5,500 20.00%
 Beaumont, TX 200 0.13% 10,400 7.13%
 Bellingham, WA 500 0.55% 8,900 10.88%
 Bend, OR 0 0.00% 13,300 18.29%
 Billings, MT -800 -0.95% 7,600 9.99%
 Binghamton, NY 0 0.00% 10,500 12.64%
 Birmingham, AL -2,400 -0.45% 42,800 8.80%
 Bismarck, ND 100 0.14% 6,900 10.62%
 Blacksburg, VA 0 0.00% 8,200 12.13%
 Boise City, ID 400 0.11% 39,400 12.45%
 Boston, MA 6,300 0.24% 283,800 12.17%
 Boulder, CO 700 0.37% 13,000 7.41%
 Bremerton, WA -400 -0.44% 4,000 4.66%
 Bridgeport, CT 100 0.03% 44,000 13.32%
 Brownsville, TX 0 0.00% 10,199 7.80%
 Brunswick, GA -900 -2.07% 6,500 18.01%
 Buffalo, NY 3,100 0.59% 84,500 19.06%
 Burlington, NC 100 0.16% 6,500 11.63%
 Burlington, VT -700 -0.59% 14,000 13.58%
 Canton, OH -1,800 -1.08% 19,000 13.09%
 Cape Coral, FL 0 0.00% 30,000 12.54%
 Cape Girardeau, MO 100 0.23% 4,100 10.30%
 Carson City, NV 100 0.33% 3,000 10.95%
 Casper, WY 500 1.36% 2,000 5.65%
 Cedar Rapids, IA -200 -0.15% 7,900 6.17%
 Champaign, IL -700 -0.61% 9,300 8.86%
 Charleston, SC 900 0.25% 44,100 13.86%
 Charlottesville, VA -500 -0.45% 6,800 6.48%
 Chattanooga, TN -1,599 -0.61% 21,700 9.16%
 Cheyenne, WY 100 0.22% 2,600 5.94%
 Chicago, IL 14,500 0.33% 308,900 7.50%
 Chico, CA -300 -0.41% 6,100 9.05%
 Cincinnati, OH 4,000 0.37% 119,800 12.56%
 Clarksville, TN -200 -0.22% 10,000 12.22%
 Cleveland, TN 300 0.62% 3,400 7.54%
 Cleveland, OH 4,000 0.40% 96,200 10.50%
 Coeur dAlene, ID -600 -0.85% 10,000 16.56%
 College Station, TX -1,100 -0.93% 7,700 7.04%
 Colorado Springs, CO 2,200 0.75% 30,400 11.43%
 Columbia, SC 400 0.10% 27,300 7.55%
 Columbia, MO 300 0.31% 9,600 10.98%
 Columbus, IN -200 -0.40% 7,600 17.92%
 Columbus, OH -4,300 -0.40% 109,600 11.33%
 Columbus, GA -800 -0.68% 6,400 5.80%
 Corpus Christi, TX 100 0.06% 11,000 6.46%
 Corvallis, OR -400 -1.01% 1,800 4.81%
 Cumberland, MD 400 1.10% 4,099 12.54%
 Dallas, TX 1,300 0.03% 312,600 9.12%
 Dalton, GA -500 -0.77% 8,100 14.31%
 Danville, IL 200 0.76% 2,000 8.20%
 Davenport, IA -800 -0.45% 13,700 8.47%
 Dayton, OH 0 0.00% 40,200 12.07%
 Decatur, AL -200 -0.35% 3,700 6.90%
 Decatur, IL 500 1.07% 2,500 5.57%
 Denver, CO 7,000 0.47% 131,400 9.67%
 Des Moines, IA -1,000 -0.27% 32,600 9.82%
 Detroit, MI -4,500 -0.24% 380,100 25.08%
 Dothan, AL 0 0.00% 4,100 7.54%
 Dover, DE 300 0.44% 6,300 10.24%
 Dubuque, IA 300 0.51% 4,900 9.12%
 Duluth, MN -199 -0.15% 12,900 11.02%
 Durham, NC 800 0.25% 20,400 6.78%
 Eau Claire, WI 0 0.00% 10,400 13.81%
 El Centro, CA 600 1.20% 2,200 4.56%
 El Paso, TX 0 0.00% 25,600 8.84%
 Elkhart, IN 0 0.00% 46,900 52.17%
 Elmira, NY -200 -0.59% 3,200 10.46%
 Erie, PA -700 -0.59% 16,000 15.64%
 Eugene, OR 600 0.40% 10,600 7.53%
 Fairbanks, AK -300 -0.85% 1,900 5.76%
 Fargo, ND -300 -0.21% 14,100 10.97%
 Farmington, NM 0 0.00% 1,800 4.42%
 Fayetteville, NC -400 -0.32% 8,300 7.04%
 Fayetteville, AR 800 0.30% 24,400 9.96%
 Flagstaff, AZ 99 0.16% 8,199 14.67%
 Flint, MI 100 0.08% 29,700 29.52%
 Florence, SC 100 0.11% 6,400 7.80%
 Florence, AL -200 -0.36% 5,200 10.36%
 Fond du Lac, WI 100 0.21% 7,800 19.55%
 Fort Collins, CO 500 0.30% 18,000 11.94%
 Fort Smith, AR -700 -0.63% 7,500 7.30%
 Fort Wayne, IN -1,700 -0.77% 31,500 16.68%
 Fresno, CA 400 0.12% 19,900 6.09%
 Gadsden, AL -100 -0.30% 3,200 10.53%
 Gainesville, FL -100 -0.07% 14,099 10.78%
 Gainesville, GA -600 -0.64% 7,400 8.65%
 Glens Falls, NY 300 0.57% 8,600 19.41%
 Goldsboro, NC -500 -1.27% 600 1.57%
 Grand Forks, ND 100 0.20% 4,900 10.58%
 Grand Junction, CO -100 -0.16% 5,700 10.14%
 Great Falls, MT 200 0.58% 4,300 14.05%
 Greeley, CO 200 0.19% 3,600 3.54%
 Green Bay, WI 1,200 0.70% 16,400 10.43%
 Greensboro, NC -700 -0.20% 30,100 9.55%
 Hagerstown, MD -200 -0.20% 8,200 9.05%
 Hanford, CA -400 -1.03% 400 1.05%
 Harrisburg, PA -2,000 -0.59% 36,800 12.33%
 Harrisonburg, VA 300 0.45% 5,500 8.90%
 Hartford, CT 200 0.04% 51,100 10.27%
 Hattiesburg, MS 100 0.16% 6,300 10.84%
 Hickory, NC 400 0.27% 17,900 13.44%
 Hinesville, GA 0 0.00% 1,300 6.70%
 Hot Springs, AR 300 0.79% 5,599 17.13%
 Houma, LA -100 -0.12% 3,600 4.59%
 Houston, TX 11,200 0.37% 190,400 6.73%
 Huntsville, AL -2,200 -0.88% 23,500 10.51%
 Indianapolis, IN -500 -0.05% 103,000 10.80%
 Iowa City, IA 200 0.21% 5,000 5.59%
 Ithaca, NY -200 -0.35% 4,000 7.52%
 Jackson, MI -300 -0.55% 7,300 15.60%
 Jackson, MS 700 0.26% 24,000 9.89%
 Jacksonville, FL 1,800 0.25% 68,700 10.55%
 Jacksonville, NC 0 0.00% 5,100 11.49%
 Janesville, WI 200 0.30% 6,900 11.40%
 Jefferson City, MO -200 -0.26% 5,500 7.65%
 Johnson City, TN -200 -0.25% 5,300 7.26%
 Johnstown, PA -600 -1.22% 5,300 12.27%
 Jonesboro, AR 0 0.00% 4,700 8.67%
 Joplin, MO 100 0.13% 7,000 9.79%
 Kalamazoo, MI -400 -0.29% 16,400 13.40%
 Kankakee, IL 0 0.00% 1,700 4.16%
 Kansas City, MO 400 0.04% 106,200 10.97%
 Kennewick, WA 300 0.26% 10,000 9.35%
 Killeen, TX 400 0.28% 8,200 6.07%
 Kingsport, TN -400 -0.34% 7,400 6.79%
 Kingston, NY 200 0.35% 7,800 15.95%
 La Crosse, WI -700 -0.92% 8,300 12.44%
 Lafayette, IN -1,000 -0.98% 16,000 18.74%
 Lake Charles, LA -400 -0.43% -2,800 -2.96%
 Lake Havasu City, AZ 200 0.38% 6,200 13.28%
 Lakeland, FL -900 -0.37% 20,300 9.08%
 Lancaster, PA -1,200 -0.49% 33,600 15.88%
 Lansing, MI -4,000 -1.84% 23,500 12.37%
 Laredo, TX -400 -0.40% 5,700 6.01%
 Las Cruces, NM 100 0.14% 3,200 4.77%
 Las Vegas, NV 8,400 0.91% 152,100 19.63%
 Lawrence, KS 200 0.42% 3,700 8.31%
 Lawton, OK -200 -0.46% 3,000 7.50%
 Lebanon, PA -200 -0.39% 6,200 13.90%
 Leominster, MA -100 -0.20% 5,400 12.41%
 Lewiston, ID 400 1.39% 2,700 10.23%
 Lewiston, ME -200 -0.41% 3,800 8.41%
 Lexington, KY -1,600 -0.59% 30,800 13.01%
 Lima, OH -600 -1.16% 6,800 15.38%
 Lincoln, NE -200 -0.11% 14,800 8.55%
 Little Rock, AR 1,500 0.43% 23,800 7.23%
 Logan, UT 0 0.00% 4,400 7.18%
 Longview, TX 100 0.11% 4,200 4.70%
 Longview, WA 0 0.00% 3,000 8.02%
 Los Angeles, CA 30,400 0.54% 394,300 7.48%
 Louisville, KY -3,100 -0.48% 68,100 11.85%
 Lubbock, TX -200 -0.14% 11,600 8.59%
 Lynchburg, VA -200 -0.20% 4,700 4.97%
 Macon, GA -200 -0.20% 7,500 8.14%
 Madera, CA 100 0.26% 2,600 7.20%
 Manchester, NH -300 -0.28% 11,900 12.32%
 Mankato, MN 200 0.36% 4,500 8.86%
 Mansfield, OH -500 -1.00% 7,400 17.54%
 McAllen, TX 1,800 0.68% 20,100 8.17%
 Medford, OR -200 -0.23% 8,800 11.25%
 Memphis, TN -1,900 -0.30% 45,000 7.58%
 Merced, CA 300 0.44% 4,000 6.22%
 Miami, FL 4,500 0.18% 255,900 11.08%
 Michigan City, IN -100 -0.25% 3,700 10.22%
 Midland, TX 200 0.21% -2,000 -2.05%
 Milwaukee, WI 2,900 0.35% 63,000 8.31%
 Minneapolis, MN 4,300 0.23% 150,900 8.61%
 Missoula, MT 400 0.66% 7,200 13.28%
 Mobile, AL -400 -0.22% 11,400 6.77%
 Modesto, CA 600 0.34% 13,700 8.49%
 Monroe, MI 0 0.00% 6,000 18.93%
 Monroe, LA 200 0.27% 5,500 8.03%
 Montgomery, AL -400 -0.24% 12,200 7.75%
 Morgantown, WV 300 0.44% 8,800 14.86%
 Mount Vernon, WA -100 -0.20% 4,300 9.53%
 Muncie, IN -100 -0.21% 4,700 10.93%
 Muskegon, MI -400 -0.68% 10,600 22.18%
 Napa, CA -300 -0.45% 9,200 16.06%
 Naples, FL 400 0.26% 23,600 18.24%
 Nashville, TN -1,100 -0.11% 107,300 11.72%
 New Haven, CT -3,800 -1.32% 35,600 14.35%
 New Orleans, LA 1,199 0.23% 43,500 9.05%
 New York, NY 14,700 0.16% 980,900 12.21%
 Niles, MI -200 -0.34% 8,400 16.70%
 North Port, FL 1,200 0.39% 39,200 14.67%
 Norwich, CT -1,000 -0.87% 20,800 22.27%
 Ocala, FL 200 0.18% 10,600 10.84%
 Ocean City, NJ -100 -0.21% 14,900 45.85%
 Odessa, TX -300 -0.44% -3,800 -5.28%
 Oklahoma City, OK 1,300 0.20% 50,300 8.56%
 Olympia, WA -300 -0.25% 9,900 9.16%
 Omaha, NE -800 -0.16% 34,800 7.60%
 Orlando, FL 6,700 0.57% 52,800 4.66%
 Oshkosh, WI -300 -0.32% 9,500 11.16%
 Owensboro, KY -300 -0.60% 4,600 10.24%
 Oxnard, CA 1,900 0.66% 25,200 9.48%
 Palm Bay, FL 800 0.35% 22,400 10.80%
 Pensacola, FL 400 0.22% 17,900 10.67%
 Peoria, IL -1,100 -0.68% 10,100 6.76%
 Philadelphia, PA 3,600 0.13% 309,300 12.43%
 Phoenix, AZ 6,000 0.28% 179,800 9.08%
 Pine Bluff, AR -200 -0.63% 1,700 5.67%
 Pittsburgh, PA 1,700 0.15% 140,900 14.56%
 Port St Lucie, FL 1,400 0.91% 18,800 13.76%
 Portland, ME 1,000 0.49% 23,100 12.83%
 Portland, OR 2,800 0.24% 88,400 8.32%
 Prescott, AZ -100 -0.15% 8,300 14.43%
 Providence, RI 500 0.09% 83,000 17.44%
 Provo, UT 300 0.11% 29,200 11.58%
 Pueblo, CO -200 -0.32% 3,500 6.02%
 Punta Gorda, FL 100 0.21% 5,700 13.26%
 Racine, WI -400 -0.54% 4,900 7.15%
 Raleigh, NC 2,000 0.31% 69,400 12.06%
 Rapid City, SD 200 0.29% 7,700 12.60%
 Reading, PA -1,700 -1.02% 22,400 15.69%
 Redding, CA 0 0.00% 5,400 8.90%
 Reno, NV -300 -0.12% 30,200 14.11%
 Richmond, VA -800 -0.12% 34,700 5.66%
 Riverside, CA 5,800 0.38% 149,200 10.92%
 Roanoke, VA 400 0.25% 12,200 8.40%
 Rochester, NY 1,200 0.24% 63,300 14.33%
 Rockford, IL -4,500 -3.22% 7,600 5.95%
 Rocky Mount, NC 0 0.00% 2,500 4.86%
 Rome, GA -200 -0.49% 4,200 11.54%
 Sacramento, CA 4,600 0.47% 82,200 9.13%
 Saginaw, MI 200 0.25% 17,000 26.36%
 Salem, OR 400 0.24% 14,700 9.61%
 Salinas, CA 0 0.00% 14,500 12.31%
 Salt Lake City, UT 2,500 0.33% 66,000 9.50%
 San Angelo, TX 200 0.42% 2,700 5.96%
 San Antonio, TX 1,800 0.17% 102,800 10.76%
 San Diego, CA 5,200 0.37% 131,200 10.34%
 San Francisco, CA 11,000 0.49% 162,400 7.71%
 San Jose, CA 4,900 0.46% 67,300 6.64%
 San Luis Obispo, CA -200 -0.19% 7,300 7.45%
 Santa Cruz, CA -200 -0.22% 7,100 8.51%
 Santa Fe, NM 100 0.18% 4,100 7.84%
 Santa Maria, CA 1,600 0.89% 16,900 10.24%
 Santa Rosa, CA 700 0.37% 15,500 8.93%
 Savannah, GA 0 0.00% 26,200 16.27%
 Scranton, PA -200 -0.08% 31,200 14.50%
 Seattle, WA 3,800 0.19% 131,700 7.05%
 Sebastian, FL 0 0.00% 5,100 10.76%
 Sheboygan, WI 100 0.16% 5,400 9.57%
 Sherman, TX -100 -0.21% 3,900 8.78%
 Sioux Falls, SD 500 0.32% 12,500 8.56%
 South Bend, IN 200 0.15% 14,000 11.55%
 Springfield, MO 1,100 0.51% 22,800 11.72%
 Springfield, OH -200 -0.42% 5,700 13.77%
 Springfield, IL -200 -0.19% 8,900 9.49%
 St Cloud, MN -200 -0.19% 7,400 7.63%
 St George, UT 100 0.13% 11,700 18.25%
 St Joseph, MO 0 0.00% 3,300 5.78%
 St Louis, MO 1,400 0.10% 113,500 9.25%
 State College, PA -300 -0.42% 4,600 6.96%
 Stockton, CA -2,500 -1.01% 21,700 9.67%
 Sumter, SC 0 0.00% 3,100 8.88%
 Syracuse, NY -1,100 -0.37% 33,100 12.62%
 Tallahassee, FL -400 -0.22% 11,800 7.06%
 Tampa, FL 2,000 0.15% 133,100 10.77%
 Terre Haute, IN -400 -0.63% 4,100 7.00%
 Toledo, OH -2,000 -0.69% 44,400 18.22%
 Topeka, KS 700 0.65% 7,400 7.36%
 Trenton, NJ -1,200 -0.45% 14,100 5.58%
 Tucson, AZ 200 0.05% 24,700 7.06%
 Tulsa, OK -300 -0.07% 21,900 5.29%
 Tuscaloosa, AL -200 -0.19% 13,600 14.81%
 Tyler, TX -400 -0.37% 9,000 9.17%
 Urban Honolulu, HI 8,500 2.08% 36,900 9.72%
 Utica, NY -100 -0.08% 13,400 12.68%
 Valdosta, GA -100 -0.18% 5,000 9.78%
 Vallejo, CA -300 -0.23% 9,900 8.06%
 Vineland, NJ -100 -0.18% 4,600 8.97%
 Virginia Beach, VA -2,300 -0.30% 61,800 8.83%
 Visalia, CA -200 -0.16% 4,800 4.09%
 Waco, TX -100 -0.08% 11,200 9.91%
 Washington, DC 10,500 0.33% 218,600 7.39%
 Waterloo, IA -100 -0.12% 5,500 6.88%
 Wausau, WI 300 0.43% 4,300 6.53%
 Weirton, WV -500 -1.31% 3,300 9.57%
 Wenatchee, WA 300 0.67% 4,800 11.94%
 Wheeling, WV 0 0.00% 5,900 10.93%
 Wichita, KS -2,400 -0.83% 22,200 8.39%
 Wichita Falls, TX 0 0.00% 2,500 4.62%
 Williamsport, PA 700 1.40% 6,600 14.93%
 Winchester, VA 100 0.15% 6,500 10.78%
 Yakima, WA 400 0.47% 6,600 8.37%
 York, PA 700 0.39% 29,100 19.23%
 Youngstown, OH -1,700 -0.84% 25,200 14.45%
 Yuba City, CA 400 0.92% 1,200 2.80%
 Yuma, AZ 1,300 2.35% 3,600 6.79%