LAU Economic News Releases

Regional and State Employment and Unemployment (Monthly)

March 27, 2015

In February, 26 states had over-the-month unemployment rate decreases, 6 states and the District of Columbia had increases, and 18 states had no change. Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 36 states and the District, decreased in 13 states, and was unchanged in Wyoming. More »

Metropolitan Area Employment and Unemployment (Monthly)

March 20, 2015

Jobless rates were lower in January than a year earlier in 339 of the 387 metropolitan areas, higher in 38, and unchanged in 10. Nonfarm payroll employment was up in 357 metropolitan areas over the year, down in 25, and unchanged in 5. More »



Regional and State Unemployment

March 4, 2015

Annual average unemployment rates in 2014 declined in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Employment-population ratios increased in 35 states and the District, decreased in 12 states, and were unchanged in 3 states. More...


Caution: data in many archived news releases have been revised in subsequent releases.