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. 
                        2013       2014       2014        2014      2014       2013         2014       2014        2014      2014

United States(1)...  7,296,000  6,856,000  7,438,000   7,179,000  7,635,000  6,553,000   6,459,000   6,522,000  6,637,000  6,526,000

Alabama.....            88,974     84,701     87,364      88,919     90,371     80,202      84,878      81,574     81,945     78,004
Alaska.....             25,599     27,111     27,613      23,910     26,557     26,151      24,286      27,672     26,323     26,126
Arizona.....           142,862    122,710    128,550     137,917    151,778    114,990     127,049     126,814    117,215    113,641
Arkansas.....           56,317     55,241     52,907      56,474     62,332     52,575      48,156      46,722     50,404     47,403
California.....        970,775    908,148    934,892     939,378    994,075    826,149     819,458     863,561    809,544    878,278
Colorado.....          138,088    134,852    147,457     149,148    145,170    120,042     117,084     122,734    126,134    125,435
Connecticut.....        72,962     71,412     78,491      73,150     76,328     75,714      70,265      68,091     73,700     71,706
Delaware.....           23,382     22,392     23,550      21,635     25,660     20,578      21,103      18,717     22,310     19,587
District of Columbia    27,767     28,507     31,217      27,893     26,283     26,410      26,428      27,883     27,027     27,030
Florida.....           459,908    429,242    478,152     487,819    485,007    396,853     379,039     412,796    401,485    403,964

Georgia.....           223,857    218,553    229,447     229,767    238,774    191,558     187,662     201,150    198,093    191,279
Hawaii.....             27,361     24,229     24,507      26,070     26,306     22,530      25,768      25,728     23,396     22,671
Idaho.....              43,528     44,986     40,993      39,497     42,651     38,182      38,401      42,522     38,930     35,166
Illinois.....          287,742    282,582    301,654     279,907    310,184    262,299     273,676     271,324    289,157    277,372
Indiana.....           151,123    130,738    146,372     133,763    158,906    126,070     137,774     125,025    131,464    124,754
Iowa.....               75,848     73,265     78,695      72,206     77,791     69,858      69,123      72,090     73,304     71,592
Kansas.....             68,947     62,686     67,594      63,328     70,016     58,995      61,041      62,628     64,034     59,244
Kentucky.....           97,171     91,202     91,806      91,563    100,608     80,834      87,753      82,312     81,553     80,975
Louisiana.....         106,092    106,380    105,324     106,145    109,447     96,483      92,250     102,933     93,279     95,085
Maine.....              34,549     32,803     38,308      32,929     35,170     36,734      34,830      31,772     34,869     35,226

Maryland.....          129,342    120,701    136,035     133,072    138,569    129,324     119,730     119,062    128,097    128,152
Massachusetts.....     155,212    153,255    182,525     162,669    176,385    152,909     146,767     151,926    160,288    153,896
Michigan.....          210,828    193,208    226,224     192,391    220,347    193,392     179,299     192,512    205,613    186,360
Minnesota.....         132,158    122,559    152,857     131,751    137,598    131,154     131,329     118,560    139,248    129,787
Mississippi.....        56,504     49,034     52,831      53,592     59,693     48,189      50,683      57,818     51,427     45,894
Missouri.....          133,406    124,363    134,112     125,122    142,836    123,901     123,281     117,942    125,281    116,244
Montana.....            29,553     25,940     29,275      28,828     30,591     26,617      28,165      27,435     28,838     28,774
Nebraska.....           49,098     46,627     47,067      47,231     49,466     44,342      43,926      46,594     45,164     44,487
Nevada.....             63,969     68,371     69,971      69,834     70,245     53,928      54,147      58,601     58,920     56,185
New Hampshire.....      35,941     30,782     36,567      31,977     37,108     31,262      31,894      32,625     34,115     32,534

New Jersey.....        208,002    191,577    224,863     208,063    228,030    207,528     201,873     189,895    205,705    198,990
New Mexico.....         42,014     38,773     40,569      40,285     43,313     38,594      39,417      37,554     37,562     37,596
New York.....          488,832    453,091    494,472     478,751    489,879    440,138     439,127     429,972    447,805    436,119
North Carolina.....    213,112    196,483    215,534     207,123    222,971    189,004     186,412     182,481    193,641    182,522
North Dakota.....       29,881     31,989     28,240      30,567     32,989     24,992      24,936      26,117     25,255     25,721
Ohio.....              265,643    250,208    270,113     246,052    273,048    236,612     245,509     234,618    248,466    232,601
Oklahoma.....           77,204     76,411     77,458      76,496     85,104     77,423      74,634      76,244     69,680     69,389
Oregon.....             97,663     99,610     98,987     100,879    102,995     92,599      87,208      91,579     87,386     92,052
Pennsylvania.....      267,301    253,643    273,659     255,730    274,455    253,489     242,728     240,437    252,935    240,163
Rhode Island.....       24,474     22,816     26,158      24,210     26,357     22,933      22,863      22,333     23,419     22,844

South Carolina.....    102,061     95,713     99,522      93,993    107,609     82,586      88,987      89,050     90,212     77,805
South Dakota.....       22,932     21,356     21,583      20,766     21,356     20,102      20,435      20,238     20,179     19,843
Tennessee.....         144,253    125,985    130,918     133,159    149,273    110,071     121,089     117,551    117,107    110,514
Texas.....             566,604    553,296    571,566     576,117    619,644    487,463     479,767     465,260    486,158    479,473
Utah.....               77,520     69,642     75,546      76,505     77,378     64,131      63,801      70,146     65,137     63,345
Vermont.....            18,911     16,846     18,513      17,138     18,915     16,542      16,944      17,331     18,095     16,861
Virginia.....          169,315    157,945    183,313     168,475    170,693    165,862     161,816     164,858    174,289    162,570
Washington.....        171,855    165,916    183,724     176,717    181,492    156,542     147,848     138,526    149,394    147,867
West Virginia.....      36,600     35,778     37,208      34,450     37,117     35,915      37,449      36,067     36,943     33,713
Wisconsin.....         131,886    124,346    139,665     126,572    136,741    122,147     121,292     119,588    133,120    121,642

Wyoming.....            20,206     18,391     18,848      17,986     20,197     17,263      17,376      17,883     18,285     17,684
Puerto Rico.....        45,339     35,354     38,012      38,138     43,922     36,188      44,386      42,472     40,511     33,988
Virgin Islands.....      1,497      1,354      1,647       1,701      1,713      1,668       1,662       1,719      1,486      1,520

(1) Totals for the United States do not include data for Puerto Rico or the Virgin Islands.

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