Table 6. Private sector gross job gains and losses by state, seasonally adjusted

Table 6.  Private sector gross job gains and losses by state, seasonally adjusted

                                         Gross job gains                                          Gross job losses
State                                    (3 months ended)                                         (3 months ended)
                        Sept.      Dec.       Mar.        June      Sept.      Sept.        Dec.       Mar.        June      Sept.
                        2014       2014       2015        2015      2015       2014         2014       2015        2015      2015

United States(1)...  7,235,000  7,658,000  6,947,000   7,554,000  7,292,000  6,710,000   6,563,000   6,721,000  6,725,000  6,874,000

Alabama.....            89,581     90,302     84,986      89,888     88,051     83,032      79,390      83,133     81,281     86,070
Alaska.....             24,009     26,664     26,843      27,385     22,909     26,244      26,187      23,647     27,823     25,911
Arizona.....           138,330    151,389    130,192     131,338    150,336    118,042     114,098     126,022    125,809    119,366
Arkansas.....           57,019     63,560     52,074      57,124     58,978     52,229      48,759      55,318     51,031     50,906
California.....        954,021  1,009,991    938,495     934,842    955,474    844,371     876,809     853,530    897,517    811,020
Colorado.....          148,683    145,332    142,474     146,534    148,147    125,853     124,926     128,469    135,196    134,447
Connecticut.....        73,610     76,473     67,827      81,367     72,894     74,256      73,361      71,870     68,807     82,363
Delaware.....           22,618     25,677     20,948      27,972     22,481     22,510      19,694      26,759     20,802     22,614
District of Columbia    27,765     26,915     27,023      31,303     31,118     26,903      26,143      26,418     26,711     27,635
Florida.....           492,703    485,325    433,403     479,423    481,244    406,674     408,151     385,077    410,152    405,571

Georgia.....           230,220    238,116    215,750     232,741    226,362    198,351     191,800     195,401    200,532    208,499
Hawaii.....             26,593     26,591     25,524      25,438     25,807     22,937      22,314      24,417     25,488     24,416
Idaho.....              39,677     42,898     49,556      41,477     42,927     38,998      37,619      37,971     39,261     38,677
Illinois.....          283,715    311,522    289,355     309,794    277,165    288,307     274,821     287,323    263,025    287,722
Indiana.....           134,604    159,935    135,251     146,088    138,935    132,690     126,976     135,133    130,145    135,979
Iowa.....               73,749     78,199     75,990      77,630     73,194     73,787      72,224      68,787     76,474     77,479
Kansas.....             63,377     69,883     63,109      66,653     63,082     63,716      59,565      65,217     64,933     64,142
Kentucky.....           92,384    101,092     83,966      97,089     93,111     82,408      81,418      91,550     83,889     86,400
Louisiana.....         107,909    110,344     98,762     102,189     98,922     94,961      94,750     107,998    108,807    100,050
Maine.....              33,320     35,278     31,952      40,149     32,765     34,763      35,410      34,311     31,987     35,658

Maryland.....          133,137    138,559    122,791     147,032    134,789    128,790     126,916     128,633    122,825    132,518
Massachusetts.....     167,961    178,386    153,727     188,785    162,263    159,654     153,746     160,532    150,136    168,871
Michigan.....          191,082    220,069    186,698     219,556    195,118    205,107     186,438     185,816    187,213    204,087
Minnesota.....         131,482    136,923    132,507     147,427    131,516    134,267     128,935     124,085    122,494    141,927
Mississippi.....        53,826     60,007     48,649      55,359     54,075     51,585      46,688      55,261     51,607     51,187
Missouri.....          126,076    142,699    127,642     138,623    130,446    126,568     116,469     122,952    119,969    126,229
Montana.....            28,903     30,556     33,180      29,110     27,868     28,921      28,910      25,995     30,582     28,040
Nebraska.....           47,321     49,553     48,584      47,109     47,684     45,012      43,949      45,229     45,472     44,223
Nevada.....             69,923     70,287     67,468      66,653     67,838     60,168      56,851      57,353     62,062     58,211
New Hampshire.....      32,002     37,142     31,642      37,379     33,156     34,272      32,733      31,333     32,662     34,823

New Jersey.....        206,388    227,119    192,871     237,230    211,747    207,112     203,873     199,775    196,290    202,878
New Mexico.....         40,583     44,135     40,119      41,785     40,153     38,037      37,593      40,337     42,353     40,217
New York.....          479,367    492,207    452,751     510,517    478,685    449,498     438,941     447,485    442,513    465,778
North Carolina.....    209,823    224,428    201,554     222,540    215,149    193,695     183,831     195,257    186,438    196,782
North Dakota.....       30,570     32,877     27,400      24,976     25,618     25,903      25,770      33,253     41,954     30,853
Ohio.....              248,416    274,778    245,199     272,264    245,565    249,027     233,006     251,495    237,460    256,532
Oklahoma.....           77,829     85,458     72,454      75,658     75,238     70,508      69,618      78,715     82,570     76,608
Oregon.....            102,126    103,676    102,857     102,758    104,581     88,464      92,473      84,267     90,914     95,354
Pennsylvania.....      256,883    278,808    241,865     277,841    265,180    254,015     242,138     260,288    245,484    263,136
Rhode Island.....       24,175     26,349     21,815      27,189     23,866     23,327      22,897      23,924     24,003     23,613

South Carolina.....     94,120    107,723     89,525     103,461     99,083     90,053      78,630      88,343     88,733     92,986
South Dakota.....       20,829     21,338     21,738      21,381     20,412     20,142      19,835      19,475     20,354     21,112
Tennessee.....         133,418    147,613    122,997     142,377    140,614    119,313     114,067     123,505    114,804    123,495
Texas.....             578,909    621,191    558,120     580,476    584,743    492,179     482,093     554,065    542,136    542,464
Utah.....               76,796     77,688     81,508      77,194     78,335     64,827      63,747      64,830     68,853     67,127
Vermont.....            17,342     18,971     17,292      18,547     17,503     18,337      16,952      17,199     17,909     19,351
Virginia.....          168,154    170,860    179,773     194,303    210,997    174,206     163,277     166,667    161,279    178,620
Washington.....        178,850    175,377    172,884     185,623    170,134    157,888     156,237     145,606    150,744    174,709
West Virginia.....      34,791     37,372     33,488      35,119     32,371     36,900      34,173      38,029     37,109     37,289
Wisconsin.....         129,875    136,603    129,845     136,692    131,535    132,569     123,187     121,215    126,192    135,315

Wyoming.....            18,166     20,323     19,818      16,942     17,709     18,418      17,717      19,749     23,720     18,620
Puerto Rico.....        37,973     43,614     35,793      38,676     41,386     40,793      33,418      43,227     46,166     42,614
Virgin Islands.....      1,778      1,721      1,497       1,693      1,584      1,522       1,519       1,618      1,808      1,997

The sum of the states will not necessarily add to the U.S. total because of the independent seasonal adjustment of each state.
(1) Totals for the United States do not include data for Puerto Rico or the Virgin Islands.

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Last Modified Date: April 27, 2016