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)
                        Dec.       Mar.       June        Sept.     Dec.       Dec.         Mar.       June        Sept.     Dec. 
                        2014       2015       2015        2015      2015       2014         2015       2015        2015      2015

United States(1)...  7,658,000  6,947,000  7,554,000   7,292,000  7,822,000  6,563,000   6,721,000   6,725,000  6,874,000  6,822,000

Alabama.....            90,302     84,986     89,888      88,051     96,278     79,390      83,133      81,281     86,070     82,503
Alaska.....             26,664     26,843     27,385      22,909     23,944     26,187      23,647      27,823     25,911     26,564
Arizona.....           151,389    130,192    131,338     150,336    154,963    114,098     126,022     125,809    119,366    122,506
Arkansas.....           63,560     52,074     57,124      58,978     62,235     48,759      55,318      51,031     50,906     50,080
California.....      1,009,991    938,495    934,842     955,474  1,068,393    876,809     853,530     897,517    811,020    933,600
Colorado.....          145,332    142,474    146,534     148,147    147,322    124,926     128,469     135,196    134,447    133,647
Connecticut.....        76,473     67,827     81,367      72,894     75,663     73,361      71,870      68,807     82,363     69,891
Delaware.....           25,677     20,948     27,972      22,481     27,012     19,694      26,759      20,802     22,614     22,998
District of Columbia    26,915     27,023     31,303      31,118     29,909     26,143      26,418      26,711     27,635     23,726
Florida.....           485,325    433,403    479,423     481,244    506,029    408,151     385,077     410,152    405,571    407,288

Georgia.....           238,116    215,750    232,741     226,362    247,039    191,800     195,401     200,532    208,499    202,852
Hawaii.....             26,591     25,524     25,438      25,807     29,858     22,314      24,417      25,488     24,416     23,585
Idaho.....              42,898     49,556     41,477      42,927     43,910     37,619      37,971      39,261     38,677     37,964
Illinois.....          311,522    289,355    309,794     277,165    323,308    274,821     287,323     263,025    287,722    285,139
Indiana.....           159,935    135,251    146,088     138,935    158,608    126,976     135,133     130,145    135,979    125,772
Iowa.....               78,199     75,990     77,630      73,194     77,425     72,224      68,787      76,474     77,479     72,893
Kansas.....             69,883     63,109     66,653      63,082     70,654     59,565      65,217      64,933     64,142     62,682
Kentucky.....          101,092     83,966     97,089      93,111    102,663     81,418      91,550      83,889     86,400     82,585
Louisiana.....         110,344     98,762    102,189      98,922    105,957     94,750     107,998     108,807    100,050    102,632
Maine.....              35,278     31,952     40,149      32,765     35,593     35,410      34,311      31,987     35,658     35,408

Maryland.....          138,559    122,791    147,032     134,789    142,178    126,916     128,633     122,825    132,518    125,070
Massachusetts.....     178,386    153,727    188,785     162,263    175,914    153,746     160,532     150,136    168,871    156,432
Michigan.....          220,069    186,698    219,556     195,118    218,548    186,438     185,816     187,213    204,087    192,282
Minnesota.....         136,923    132,507    147,427     131,516    146,558    128,935     124,085     122,494    141,927    139,112
Mississippi.....        60,007     48,649     55,359      54,075     62,207     46,688      55,261      51,607     51,187     48,431
Missouri.....          142,699    127,642    138,623     130,446    144,912    116,469     122,952     119,969    126,229    119,640
Montana.....            30,556     33,180     29,110      27,868     31,502     28,910      25,995      30,582     28,040     26,748
Nebraska.....           49,553     48,584     47,109      47,684     49,075     43,949      45,229      45,472     44,223     44,278
Nevada.....             70,287     67,468     66,653      67,838     75,894     56,851      57,353      62,062     58,211     57,714
New Hampshire.....      37,142     31,642     37,379      33,156     37,153     32,733      31,333      32,662     34,823     31,131

New Jersey.....        227,119    192,871    237,230     211,747    228,002    203,873     199,775     196,290    202,878    197,804
New Mexico.....         44,135     40,119     41,785      40,153     42,145     37,593      40,337      42,353     40,217     42,206
New York.....          492,207    452,751    510,517     478,685    499,754    438,941     447,485     442,513    465,778    448,260
North Carolina.....    224,428    201,554    222,540     215,149    231,306    183,831     195,257     186,438    196,782    192,146
North Dakota.....       32,877     27,400     24,976      25,618     24,097     25,770      33,253      41,954     30,853     28,943
Ohio.....              274,778    245,199    272,264     245,565    273,202    233,006     251,495     237,460    256,532    235,464
Oklahoma.....           85,458     72,454     75,658      75,238     79,209     69,618      78,715      82,570     76,608     81,183
Oregon.....            103,676    102,857    102,758     104,581    106,097     92,473      84,267      90,914     95,354     93,204
Pennsylvania.....      278,808    241,865    277,841     265,180    286,453    242,138     260,288     245,484    263,136    256,494
Rhode Island.....       26,349     21,815     27,189      23,866     27,116     22,897      23,924      24,003     23,613     23,503

South Carolina.....    107,723     89,525    103,461      99,083    114,551     78,630      88,343      88,733     92,986     86,340
South Dakota.....       21,338     21,738     21,381      20,412     22,952     19,835      19,475      20,354     21,112     20,368
Tennessee.....         147,613    122,997    142,377     140,614    153,458    114,067     123,505     114,804    123,495    113,930
Texas.....             621,191    558,120    580,476     584,743    600,717    482,093     554,065     542,136    542,464    541,352
Utah.....               77,688     81,508     77,194      78,335     81,518     63,747      64,830      68,853     67,127     67,774
Vermont.....            18,971     17,292     18,547      17,503     18,063     16,952      17,199      17,909     19,351     16,557
Virginia.....          170,860    179,773    194,303     210,997    195,211    163,277     166,667     161,279    178,620    170,622
Washington.....        175,377    172,884    185,623     170,134    176,144    156,237     145,606     150,744    174,709    157,999
West Virginia.....      37,372     33,488     35,119      32,371     36,485     34,173      38,029      37,109     37,289     35,357
Wisconsin.....         136,603    129,845    136,692     131,535    138,711    123,187     121,215     126,192    135,315    126,260

Wyoming.....            20,323     19,818     16,942      17,709     18,969     17,717      19,749      23,720     18,620     19,565
Puerto Rico.....        43,614     35,793     38,676      41,386     42,210     33,418      43,227      46,166     42,614     39,180
Virgin Islands.....      1,721      1,497      1,693       1,584      1,978      1,519       1,618       1,808      1,997      1,464

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: July 27, 2016