Table 1. Covered establishments, employment, and wages in the 343 largest counties, fourth quarter 2015

Table 1. Covered establishments, employment, and wages in the 343 largest counties,
fourth quarter 2015

                                                   Employment               Average weekly wage(2)

                          Establishments,
        County(1)         fourth quarter                Percent    Ranking            Percent   Ranking
                               2015         December    change,      by      Fourth   change,     by
                           (thousands)        2015      December   percent   quarter  fourth    percent
                                          (thousands)  2014-15(3)  change     2015    quarter   change
                                                                                     2014-15(3)
                                                                                                     
United States(4).........       9,685.3     141,924.5       1.9        -    $1,082       4.4       - 
                                                                                                     
Jefferson, AL............          17.9         341.9       0.8       264    1,049       2.4      300
Madison, AL..............           9.3         191.1       2.3       138    1,143       3.3      276
Mobile, AL...............           9.8         169.5       1.1       235      941       4.8      172
Montgomery, AL...........           6.4         130.5       1.0       246      935       3.4      266
Shelby, AL...............           5.6          84.6       1.3       213    1,026       3.8      246
Tuscaloosa, AL...........           4.4          92.6       0.6       281      883       1.6      313
Anchorage Borough, AK....           8.4         152.7      -0.2       316    1,136       3.9      237
Maricopa, AZ.............          97.2       1,883.2       3.2        77    1,016       4.1      225
Pima, AZ.................          19.1         361.7       0.7       273      891       4.0      230
Benton, AR...............           6.0         112.7       3.6        51    1,042       3.5      262
                                                                                                     
Pulaski, AR..............          14.6         250.2       1.9       171      972       3.7      254
Washington, AR...........           5.9         102.7       4.3        25      952       6.7       39
Alameda, CA..............          60.2         741.1       3.3        69    1,407       6.5       53
Butte, CA................           8.1          79.3       2.7       119      800       5.5      114
Contra Costa, CA.........          31.2         354.7       3.2        77    1,286       6.5       53
Fresno, CA...............          32.8         363.6       3.5        58      849       5.2      137
Kern, CA.................          17.7         305.9      -0.8       325      884       0.6      323
Los Angeles, CA..........         463.6       4,341.0       2.3       138    1,266       5.5      114
Marin, CA................          12.4         114.0       2.8       108    1,334       4.7      175
Monterey, CA.............          13.3         165.6       3.8        37      914       6.8       36
                                                                                                     
Orange, CA...............         113.6       1,550.6       2.3       138    1,205       4.1      225
Placer, CA...............          12.1         151.7       4.4        21    1,071       3.4      266
Riverside, CA............          58.0         679.7       4.9        11      840       4.7      175
Sacramento, CA...........          54.7         637.1       3.7        46    1,153       5.2      137
San Bernardino, CA.......          54.3         719.8       3.6        51      888       4.7      175
San Diego, CA............         105.7       1,399.7       2.6       125    1,184       4.3      212
San Francisco, CA........          59.5         691.6       4.6        17    1,961       6.4       61
San Joaquin, CA..........          17.2         233.2       4.2        27      894       7.1       28
San Luis Obispo, CA......          10.1         113.5       3.2        77      900       8.2       15
San Mateo, CA............          27.4         393.3       3.8        37    2,095      -2.3      332
                                                                                                     
Santa Barbara, CA........          15.1         191.9       3.0        93    1,038       5.8       94
Santa Clara, CA..........          69.3       1,040.8       3.8        37    2,335       9.3        5
Santa Cruz, CA...........           9.5          97.5       3.2        77      952       3.1      284
Solano, CA...............          10.7         134.0       3.4        63    1,080       5.3      127
Sonoma, CA...............          19.4         199.5       3.7        46    1,049      10.0        2
Stanislaus, CA...........          14.9         179.0       4.2        27      888       6.2       68
Tulare, CA...............           9.7         153.0       3.3        69      761       3.8      246
Ventura, CA..............          25.8         320.6       1.1       235    1,065       3.9      237
Yolo, CA.................           6.4          96.4       3.2        77    1,151       5.4      120
Adams, CO................          10.1         195.0       2.8       108    1,036       5.1      148
                                                                                                     
Arapahoe, CO.............          20.9         321.8       2.8       108    1,242       2.1      309
Boulder, CO..............          14.3         175.1       2.5       130    1,265       5.0      154
Denver, CO...............          29.7         485.3       3.2        77    1,292       2.9      291
Douglas, CO..............          11.1         115.3       3.2        77    1,291       3.0      289
El Paso, CO..............          18.2         261.5       3.2        77      952       3.9      237
Jefferson, CO............          19.1         232.8       3.0        93    1,082       3.9      237
Larimer, CO..............          11.3         149.9       3.7        46      986       2.3      306
Weld, CO.................           6.7         100.2      -3.1       333      928       0.3      325
Fairfield, CT............          34.8         429.7       0.5       286    1,735       3.5      262
Hartford, CT.............          27.2         511.0       0.3       299    1,306       4.6      189
                                                                                                     
New Haven, CT............          23.5         366.3       0.5       286    1,128       3.7      254
New London, CT...........           7.3         122.3       0.8       264    1,053       4.2      218
New Castle, DE...........          18.9         293.2       1.9       171    1,198       2.9      291
Washington, DC...........          39.0         754.2       2.2       144    1,756       3.4      266
Alachua, FL..............           6.8         126.3       3.0        93      911       3.1      284
Brevard, FL..............          15.0         197.7       2.1       156      939       6.0       80
Broward, FL..............          67.3         785.7       2.8       108    1,018       6.0       80
Collier, FL..............          13.1         143.1       3.4        63      969       9.1        8
Duval, FL................          27.9         485.6       3.2        77    1,008       2.0      310
Escambia, FL.............           8.0         127.8       2.0       165      857       5.2      137
                                                                                                     
Hillsborough, FL.........          39.9         671.9       4.4        21    1,029       4.7      175
Lake, FL.................           7.7          93.2       4.9        11      738       6.6       43
Lee, FL..................          20.6         253.1       5.9         5      842       4.7      175
Leon, FL.................           8.3         145.2       1.2       221      881       4.5      196
Manatee, FL..............          10.1         120.7       2.6       125      818       6.5       53
Marion, FL...............           8.1          98.9       2.1       156      749       5.9       88
Miami-Dade, FL...........          94.8       1,115.9       3.0        93    1,051       4.4      208
Okaloosa, FL.............           6.2          80.4       3.8        37      859       4.9      161
Orange, FL...............          39.3         786.0       4.4        21      945       5.7      100
Osceola, FL..............           6.3          87.6       5.8         6      730       6.6       43
                                                                                                     
Palm Beach, FL...........          53.6         588.9       4.0        33    1,081       7.2       26
Pasco, FL................          10.3         113.2       4.4        21      749       5.8       94
Pinellas, FL.............          31.9         418.7       3.6        51      979       5.6      105
Polk, FL.................          12.6         209.9       2.7       119      816       5.2      137
Sarasota, FL.............          15.3         164.4       3.8        37      914       5.9       88
Seminole, FL.............          14.4         180.3       3.9        35      897       6.0       80
Volusia, FL..............          13.8         164.0       3.3        69      759       4.5      196
Bibb, GA.................           4.6          84.8       1.1       235      838       4.5      196
Chatham, GA..............           8.5         147.9       3.3        69      921       5.9       88
Clayton, GA..............           4.4         121.9       4.8        13      957      -1.8      330
                                                                                                     
Cobb, GA.................          23.5         340.6       3.0        93    1,118       3.4      266
DeKalb, GA...............          19.4         301.0       3.8        37    1,048       3.4      266
Fulton, GA...............          46.3         811.4       2.8       108    1,402       4.5      196
Gwinnett, GA.............          26.5         341.9       2.9       102    1,041       4.0      230
Hall, GA.................           4.6          82.2       5.0        10      930       7.4       20
Muscogee, GA.............           4.9          94.9       0.1       306      860       6.6       43
Richmond, GA.............           4.8         105.3       1.2       221      875       4.8      172
Honolulu, HI.............          25.5         476.5       1.9       171      997       5.6      105
Ada, ID..................          14.3         221.3       3.8        37      938      -1.5      329
Champaign, IL............           4.4          90.0      -0.1       312      901       4.0      230
                                                                                                     
Cook, IL.................         158.4       2,575.7       1.9       171    1,267       4.4      208
DuPage, IL...............          38.8         612.2       0.4       294    1,257       6.6       43
Kane, IL.................          14.0         209.5       0.8       264      968       6.4       61
Lake, IL.................          22.9         333.5       0.9       254    1,450       9.8        3
McHenry, IL..............           8.9          97.0       1.2       221      904       6.5       53
McLean, IL...............           3.9          84.6       0.0       309    1,010       4.1      225
Madison, IL..............           6.1          98.4       0.0       309      876       3.4      266
Peoria, IL...............           4.7         102.2       1.1       235    1,012       5.9       88
St. Clair, IL............           5.6          94.1       0.4       294      838       5.1      148
Sangamon, IL.............           5.3         128.6      -1.6       331    1,063       4.3      212
                                                                                                     
Will, IL.................          16.5         225.8       2.2       144      943       5.1      148
Winnebago, IL............           6.9         129.3       0.9       254      898       3.1      284
Allen, IN................           8.8         185.0       2.0       165      868       7.3       23
Elkhart, IN..............           4.7         126.2       2.9       102      886       5.6      105
Hamilton, IN.............           9.0         134.8       3.6        51    1,020       4.9      161
Lake, IN.................          10.3         187.9       0.1       306      909       1.6      313
Marion, IN...............          23.9         594.7       1.8       183    1,056       4.9      161
St. Joseph, IN...........           5.8         123.0       2.6       125      855       5.9       88
Tippecanoe, IN...........           3.4          82.8       0.9       254      904       6.0       80
Vanderburgh, IN..........           4.8         108.0       0.5       286      886       4.1      225
                                                                                                     
Black Hawk, IA...........           3.8          74.6      -1.0       327      984       5.8       94
Johnson, IA..............           4.1          82.0       1.2       221      951       3.7      254
Linn, IA.................           6.6         130.5       0.5       286    1,069       4.7      175
Polk, IA.................          16.7         291.7       1.6       197    1,096       6.5       53
Scott, IA................           5.6          91.4       0.3       299      903       5.5      114
Johnson, KS..............          22.6         339.8       1.4       208    1,097       5.3      127
Sedgwick, KS.............          12.8         250.6       0.9       254      960       4.2      218
Shawnee, KS..............           5.0          97.9       1.3       213      856       4.4      208
Wyandotte, KS............           3.5          90.3       1.9       171    1,037      10.4        1
Boone, KY................           4.3          85.2       5.1         8      921       3.4      266
                                                                                                     
Fayette, KY..............          10.6         198.1       2.8       108      935       6.9       33
Jefferson, KY............          25.0         461.4       2.2       144    1,049       8.6       11
Caddo, LA................           7.3         116.3      -0.6       320      877       1.7      312
Calcasieu, LA............           5.0          92.6       1.3       213      963       5.5      114
East Baton Rouge, LA.....          15.0         272.0       0.5       286    1,014       4.2      218
Jefferson, LA............          13.4         195.9      -0.7       323      980       5.0      154
Lafayette, LA............           9.3         136.1      -5.6       335      990      -4.3      334
Orleans, LA..............          12.0         195.9       3.0        93    1,021       3.2      280
St. Tammany, LA..........           7.8          87.9       2.3       138      916       2.9      291
Cumberland, ME...........          13.3         177.1       0.9       254    1,004       5.7      100
                                                                                                     
Anne Arundel, MD.........          15.0         265.6       2.9       102    1,145       5.4      120
Baltimore, MD............          21.2         380.9       1.2       221    1,094       5.1      148
Frederick, MD............           6.4         100.4       2.5       130    1,005       4.3      212
Harford, MD..............           5.8          93.3       2.3       138    1,033       5.4      120
Howard, MD...............           9.9         166.5       2.0       165    1,323       5.3      127
Montgomery, MD...........          32.8         466.0       0.7       273    1,419       5.7      100
Prince George's, MD......          15.8         312.2       0.9       254    1,102       5.2      137
Baltimore City, MD.......          13.6         338.6       1.3       213    1,296       6.1       73
Barnstable, MA...........           9.3          90.0       1.1       235      955       7.7       17
Bristol, MA..............          17.0         224.7       0.7       273      984       2.3      306
                                                                                                     
Essex, MA................          23.8         323.8       1.2       221    1,149       4.9      161
Hampden, MA..............          17.3         206.6       1.0       246      993       4.9      161
Middlesex, MA............          53.1         889.2       1.6       197    1,563       5.3      127
Norfolk, MA..............          24.6         349.7       1.1       235    1,338       6.2       68
Plymouth, MA.............          15.1         188.2       0.7       273    1,035       5.6      105
Suffolk, MA..............          27.5         652.1       2.7       119    1,943       5.0      154
Worcester, MA............          23.9         341.5       1.8       183    1,086       6.1       73
Genesee, MI..............           6.9         134.6      -0.1       312      918       8.4       13
Ingham, MI...............           6.0         149.0       1.0       246    1,028       6.6       43
Kalamazoo, MI............           5.0         116.2       0.6       281    1,000       7.0       30
                                                                                                     
Kent, MI.................          14.0         382.1       3.4        63      963       4.9      161
Macomb, MI...............          17.3         319.5       1.4       208    1,097       8.4       13
Oakland, MI..............          38.5         719.3       1.8       183    1,222       4.8      172
Ottawa, MI...............           5.5         120.3       3.1        87      950       3.7      254
Saginaw, MI..............           4.0          85.8       1.0       246      877       7.5       18
Washtenaw, MI............           8.0         208.5       1.9       171    1,116       4.6      189
Wayne, MI................          30.2         709.0       0.4       294    1,209       8.1       16
Anoka, MN................           6.7         120.0       1.4       208    1,035       9.3        5
Dakota, MN...............           9.4         185.8       0.6       281    1,051       6.7       39
Hennepin, MN.............          37.0         897.3       1.7       191    1,301       3.2      280
                                                                                                     
Olmsted, MN..............           3.3          94.8       2.5       130    1,058       3.8      246
Ramsey, MN...............          12.8         330.9       1.3       213    1,189       4.7      175
St. Louis, MN............           5.1          96.6      -0.1       312      869       5.5      114
Stearns, MN..............           4.1          85.7       0.8       264      884       6.6       43
Washington, MN...........           5.2          80.3       2.9       102      889       6.6       43
Harrison, MS.............           4.5          84.3       2.1       156      729       2.4      300
Hinds, MS................           5.9         121.6       1.0       246      896       3.2      280
Boone, MO................           4.9          93.4       1.8       183      823       4.0      230
Clay, MO.................           5.5          99.6       5.1         8    1,006       9.2        7
Greene, MO...............           8.5         164.1       1.1       235      810       4.9      161
                                                                                                     
Jackson, MO..............          21.2         362.7       2.0       165    1,091       5.4      120
St. Charles, MO..........           9.0         142.9       4.1        31      870       7.1       28
St. Louis, MO............          36.2         602.5       1.8       183    1,148       2.2      308
St. Louis City, MO.......          13.0         227.3       1.2       221    1,144       7.4       20
Yellowstone, MT..........           6.4          81.4       2.1       156      922       2.7      296
Douglas, NE..............          18.6         338.6       2.2       144      994       6.5       53
Lancaster, NE............          10.0         168.8       2.2       144      853       4.2      218
Clark, NV................          54.6         928.6       3.7        46      920       3.8      246
Washoe, NV...............          14.5         208.0       4.5        18      955       3.8      246
Hillsborough, NH.........          12.3         202.1       1.6       197    1,264       4.5      196
                                                                                                     
Rockingham, NH...........          10.9         146.8       2.7       119    1,119       5.6      105
Atlantic, NJ.............           6.6         124.5       0.2       304      896       2.4      300
Bergen, NJ...............          33.3         454.1       0.7       273    1,324       2.5      298
Burlington, NJ...........          11.1         201.2       0.9       254    1,124       5.8       94
Camden, NJ...............          12.2         201.4       2.6       125    1,090       5.3      127
Essex, NJ................          20.6         343.4       0.3       299    1,295       5.7      100
Gloucester, NJ...........           6.3         105.5       2.2       144      946       3.7      254
Hudson, NJ...............          14.8         250.3       3.1        87    1,375       3.9      237
Mercer, NJ...............          11.3         248.5       3.6        51    1,327       1.1      320
Middlesex, NJ............          22.2         415.6       1.5       205    1,274       5.1      148
                                                                                                     
Monmouth, NJ.............          20.1         257.1       2.2       144    1,091       3.2      280
Morris, NJ...............          17.0         291.5       2.3       138    1,601       5.2      137
Ocean, NJ................          12.9         160.5       2.8       108      890       4.3      212
Passaic, NJ..............          12.5         169.0      -1.1       329    1,111       9.4        4
Somerset, NJ.............          10.1         186.2       1.9       171    1,576       1.0      321
Union, NJ................          14.4         219.3       (5)        -     1,373       (5)       - 
Bernalillo, NM...........          18.1         322.8       1.2       221      904       3.6      260
Albany, NY...............          10.4         233.5       0.8       264    1,113       5.0      154
Bronx, NY................          18.7         304.4       1.1       235      996       3.1      284
Broome, NY...............           4.6          87.9      -0.7       323      833       6.1       73
                                                                                                     
Dutchess, NY.............           8.5         113.1       1.2       221    1,031       3.4      266
Erie, NY.................          24.8         472.4       1.0       246      958       6.7       39
Kings, NY................          60.8         681.7       3.4        63      922       5.4      120
Monroe, NY...............          18.8         386.3       0.8       264    1,005       7.5       18
Nassau, NY...............          54.4         631.6       1.1       235    1,238       6.4       61
New York, NY.............         129.9       2,442.2       2.1       156    2,235       0.8      322
Oneida, NY...............           5.4         104.2      -0.6       320      832       4.7      175
Onondaga, NY.............          13.1         246.9       0.3       299      995       6.2       68
Orange, NY...............          10.3         142.5       0.8       264      903       6.4       61
Queens, NY...............          51.8         648.2       3.3        69    1,022       4.2      218
                                                                                                     
Richmond, NY.............           9.8         117.0       3.3        69      959       4.6      189
Rockland, NY.............          10.6         120.3       0.6       281    1,072       4.0      230
Saratoga, NY.............           5.9          84.4       1.7       191      974       6.6       43
Suffolk, NY..............          52.6         653.0       0.9       254    1,187       5.5      114
Westchester, NY..........          36.7         427.4       1.2       221    1,449       2.0      310
Buncombe, NC.............           8.8         127.7       3.4        63      841       5.3      127
Catawba, NC..............           4.3          85.3       2.2       144      836       8.9        9
Cumberland, NC...........           6.3         119.7       0.7       273      814       6.1       73
Durham, NC...............           8.1         194.8       3.8        37    1,278       4.2      218
Forsyth, NC..............           9.3         183.4       1.1       235      976       4.7      175
                                                                                                     
Guilford, NC.............          14.3         281.1       1.9       171      930       4.7      175
Mecklenburg, NC..........          36.1         658.4       4.0        33    1,204       6.8       36
New Hanover, NC..........           7.7         107.3       2.8       108      866       4.7      175
Wake, NC.................          32.5         525.1       3.6        51    1,071       4.2      218
Cass, ND.................           6.9         117.1       1.3       213      977       4.6      189
Butler, OH...............           7.6         150.6       2.8       108      949       7.4       20
Cuyahoga, OH.............          35.6         721.6       0.4       294    1,097       4.5      196
Delaware, OH.............           4.9          86.2       2.4       134    1,005       4.0      230
Franklin, OH.............          31.0         739.7       1.8       183    1,068       7.0       30
Hamilton, OH.............          23.5         511.5       1.5       205    1,148       4.0      230
                                                                                                     
Lake, OH.................           6.2          95.1       0.2       304      886       3.0      289
Lorain, OH...............           6.1          97.7       0.3       299      848       4.6      189
Lucas, OH................          10.1         212.1       1.9       171      937       4.5      196
Mahoning, OH.............           5.9          99.1      -0.6       320      762       4.1      225
Montgomery, OH...........          12.0         254.7       2.1       156      924       5.0      154
Stark, OH................           8.6         159.1      -0.1       312      818       3.8      246
Summit, OH...............          14.1         267.9       0.7       273      959       5.3      127
Warren, OH...............           4.7          87.0       3.1        87      932       6.2       68
Cleveland, OK............           5.5          82.6       1.0       246      791       3.3      276
Oklahoma, OK.............          27.3         454.4       0.1       306    1,017       3.9      237
                                                                                                     
Tulsa, OK................          22.0         353.6       0.6       281      978       2.8      294
Clackamas, OR............          14.2         153.9       3.1        87      998       5.2      137
Jackson, OR..............           7.1          84.4       2.2       144      793       6.9       33
Lane, OR.................          11.8         150.7       3.4        63      837       5.0      154
Marion, OR...............          10.2         145.5       3.5        58      853       5.2      137
Multnomah, OR............          33.1         490.9       3.5        58    1,099       6.6       43
Washington, OR...........          18.5         280.3       3.0        93    1,285       4.9      161
Allegheny, PA............          35.8         692.4       0.5       286    1,152       5.2      137
Berks, PA................           9.0         171.6       0.9       254      972       6.5       53
Bucks, PA................          19.9         258.3       0.8       264    1,037       3.4      266
                                                                                                     
Butler, PA...............           5.0          85.9       0.5       286    1,000       5.6      105
Chester, PA..............          15.5         247.7       1.0       246    1,364       2.4      300
Cumberland, PA...........           6.4         133.6       2.9       102      951       3.3      276
Dauphin, PA..............           7.5         178.7       0.5       286    1,078       8.6       11
Delaware, PA.............          14.0         222.2       0.7       273    1,144       5.8       94
Erie, PA.................           7.1         124.6      -0.3       317      842       4.9      161
Lackawanna, PA...........           5.8          98.1       0.0       309      810       5.7      100
Lancaster, PA............          13.2         233.6       1.7       191      905       6.0       80
Lehigh, PA...............           8.6         189.0       2.0       165    1,076       4.9      161
Luzerne, PA..............           7.6         147.5       1.3       213      818       4.7      175
                                                                                                     
Montgomery, PA...........          27.6         488.6       1.9       171    1,327       4.7      175
Northampton, PA..........           6.7         110.1       1.7       191      936       6.7       39
Philadelphia, PA.........          35.1         662.5       1.6       197    1,283       5.9       88
Washington, PA...........           5.5          86.5      -2.1       332    1,064      -2.1      331
Westmoreland, PA.........           9.3         135.3       1.3       213      863       3.9      237
York, PA.................           9.0         176.4       1.2       221      923       6.0       80
Providence, RI...........          17.6         286.8       1.1       235    1,102       3.7      254
Charleston, SC...........          14.2         239.9       3.6        51      927       5.1      148
Greenville, SC...........          13.9         262.9       3.0        93      935       6.3       66
Horry, SC................           8.7         114.4       3.5        58      653       6.9       33
                                                                                                     
Lexington, SC............           6.5         119.5       4.2        27      794       3.9      237
Richland, SC.............           9.9         217.4       2.2       144      903       5.4      120
Spartanburg, SC..........           6.1         130.9       3.2        77      899       4.5      196
York, SC.................           5.2          88.6       4.5        18      842       4.7      175
Minnehaha, SD............           7.0         124.4       1.7       191      932       6.3       66
Davidson, TN.............          20.9         466.8       3.1        87    1,169       7.2       26
Hamilton, TN.............           9.2         196.8       3.3        69    1,031       6.0       80
Knox, TN.................          11.7         236.1       1.6       197      977       6.1       73
Rutherford, TN...........           5.1         120.0       4.2        27      952       4.4      208
Shelby, TN...............          19.9         497.6       1.8       183    1,096       5.2      137
                                                                                                     
Williamson, TN...........           7.9         120.3       6.8         1    1,234       0.0      326
Bell, TX.................           5.1         119.6       5.4         7      881       8.9        9
Bexar, TX................          38.8         834.2       2.6       125      965       6.0       80
Brazoria, TX.............           5.4         104.7       2.8       108    1,106       6.1       73
Brazos, TX...............           4.3         100.5       2.4       134      785       1.4      316
Cameron, TX..............           6.5         138.4       1.9       171      649       4.5      196
Collin, TX...............          22.7         375.2       4.8        13    1,228       3.4      266
Dallas, TX...............          73.9       1,651.6       3.9        35    1,287       4.5      196
Denton, TX...............          13.6         224.4       4.8        13      973       4.5      196
Ector, TX................           4.0          70.6     -11.8       337    1,094      -8.0      335
                                                                                                     
El Paso, TX..............          14.7         297.3       3.0        93      743       5.4      120
Fort Bend, TX............          12.0         174.3       2.2       144    1,028      -1.1      328
Galveston, TX............           5.9         105.4       4.7        16      933       1.5      315
Gregg, TX................           4.3          76.2      -5.1       334      910      -3.2      333
Harris, TX...............         112.2       2,302.8      -0.5       319    1,382       0.4      324
Hidalgo, TX..............          12.0         251.8       1.9       171      661       3.1      284
Jefferson, TX............           5.9         124.3      -0.8       325    1,119       2.8      294
Lubbock, TX..............           7.4         136.9       2.4       134      838       4.6      189
McLennan, TX.............           5.1         109.8       1.6       197      875       5.3      127
Midland, TX..............           5.4          86.6      -9.3       336    1,263     -11.5      336
                                                                                                     
Montgomery, TX...........          10.6         168.3       1.6       197    1,043      -0.9      327
Nueces, TX...............           8.3         162.7      -1.5       330      932       1.3      319
Potter, TX...............           4.0          80.2       0.8       264      871       4.9      161
Smith, TX................           6.0         102.8       2.5       130      900       3.6      260
Tarrant, TX..............          41.3         858.7       2.2       144    1,093       7.3       23
Travis, TX...............          37.9         703.1       4.3        25    1,234       5.0      154
Webb, TX.................           5.2          99.1       1.2       221      706       1.4      316
Williamson, TX...........           9.6         154.9       4.5        18    1,010       5.2      137
Davis, UT................           8.1         120.1       3.7        46      839       4.5      196
Salt Lake, UT............          43.1         663.8       3.8        37    1,035       5.3      127
                                                                                                     
Utah, UT.................          14.9         215.7       6.6         2      869       7.3       23
Weber, UT................           5.8         100.5       3.1        87      790       5.3      127
Chittenden, VT...........           6.6         102.5       0.9       254    1,071       3.8      246
Arlington, VA............           9.4         173.6       3.3        69    1,686       2.4      300
Chesterfield, VA.........           8.7         140.1       6.0         4      890       2.4      300
Fairfax, VA..............          37.5         598.9       2.8       108    1,618       2.5      298
Henrico, VA..............          11.3         191.5       3.5        58    1,020       4.3      212
Loudoun, VA..............          11.8         159.8       6.3         3    1,236       2.7      296
Prince William, VA.......           9.1         125.8       4.1        31      923       4.3      212
Alexandria City, VA......           6.7          97.7       2.1       156    1,487       1.4      316
                                                                                                     
Chesapeake City, VA......           6.0          98.9       1.2       221      825       3.8      246
Newport News City, VA....           3.8          98.4      -0.4       318    1,017       6.2       68
Norfolk City, VA.........           5.9         142.5       1.2       221    1,066       3.5      262
Richmond City, VA........           7.6         151.1       2.1       156    1,153       4.6      189
Virginia Beach City, VA..          12.1         174.2       2.1       156      851       5.6      105
Benton, WA...............           5.6          80.8       1.5       205    1,063       (5)       - 
Clark, WA................          14.0         147.6       (5)        -       975       (5)       - 
King, WA.................          85.3       1,297.2       2.9       102    1,429       3.3      276
Kitsap, WA...............           6.7          86.0       2.7       119      935       7.0       30
Pierce, WA...............          21.7         291.4       (5)        -       940       (5)       - 
                                                                                                     
Snohomish, WA............          20.4         280.1       2.7       119    1,136       6.6       43
Spokane, WA..............          15.6         212.4       (5)        -       884       (5)       - 
Thurston, WA.............           8.0         107.4       2.0       165      923       5.6      105
Whatcom, WA..............           7.1          85.8       1.4       208      848       5.6      105
Yakima, WA...............           7.8          99.7       (5)        -       740       (5)       - 
Kanawha, WV..............           5.9         103.8      -1.0       327      897       3.9      237
Brown, WI................           6.8         154.1       1.7       191      986       6.4       61
Dane, WI.................          15.1         329.9       2.4       134    1,081       6.1       73
Milwaukee, WI............          26.2         489.1       0.4       294    1,043       3.5      262
Outagamie, WI............           5.2         106.9       1.8       183      926       6.8       36
                                                                                                     
Waukesha, WI.............          12.9         239.1       1.6       197    1,084       5.8       94
Winnebago, WI............           3.7          91.8       1.4       208    1,033       6.5       53
San Juan, PR.............          10.6         257.3      -1.9       (6)      675       2.1      (6)

(1) Includes areas not officially designated as counties. See Technical Note.
(2) Average weekly wages were calculated using unrounded data.
(3) Percent changes were computed from quarterly employment and pay data adjusted for noneconomic
county reclassifications. See Technical Note.
(4) Totals for the United States do not include data for Puerto Rico or the Virgin Islands.
(5) Data do not meet BLS or state agency disclosure standards.
(6) This county was not included in the U.S. rankings.

Note: Data are preliminary. Includes workers covered by Unemployment Insurance (UI) and Unemployment
Compensation for Federal Employees (UCFE) programs. These 342 U.S. counties comprise 72.5 percent of
the total covered workers in the U.S.





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