Table 4. Green Goods and Services (GGS) employment by state, annual averages







Table 4. Green Goods and Services (GGS) employment by state, annual averages
State Total, all ownerships Private ownership
2010 2011 GGS employment change from:
2010 - 2011
2010 2011 GGS employment change from:
2010 - 2011
GGS employment(1) GGS percent(2) GGS employment(1) GGS percent(2) GGS employment(1) GGS percent(2) GGS employment(1) GGS percent(2)

United States

3,243,533 2.5 3,401,279 2.6 157,746 2,342,562 2.2 2,515,200 2.3 172,638

Alabama

51,372 2.8 54,077 3.0 2,705 36,215 2.5 39,703 2.7 3,488

Alaska

11,999 3.8 12,119 3.8 120 5,591 2.4 5,893 2.4 302

Arizona

43,161 1.8 48,851 2.1 5,690 33,181 1.7 39,535 2.0 6,354

Arkansas

32,311 2.8 33,420 2.9 1,109 24,509 2.6 26,351 2.8 1,842

California

342,879 2.4 360,245 2.5 17,366 239,416 2.0 268,486 2.2 29,070

Colorado

72,657 3.3 72,629 3.3 -28 53,895 3.0 52,859 2.9 -1,036

Connecticut

41,385 2.6 43,722 2.7 2,337 34,397 2.5 36,577 2.7 2,180

Delaware

8,973 2.2 9,872 2.4 899 6,440 1.9 7,331 2.1 891

District of Columbia

33,742 4.9 35,799 5.1 2,057 10,570 2.4 11,115 2.4 545

Florida

108,948 1.5 117,433 1.6 8,485 93,160 1.5 98,249 1.6 5,089

Georgia

79,680 2.1 84,356 2.2 4,676 58,987 1.9 64,205 2.0 5,218

Hawaii

15,528 2.6 17,596 3.0 2,068 9,483 2.0 11,425 2.4 1,942

Idaho

23,676 3.9 24,250 4.0 574 14,515 2.9 15,138 3.0 623

Illinois

134,153 2.4 136,447 2.5 2,294 103,244 2.2 105,751 2.2 2,507

Indiana

68,108 2.5 70,156 2.5 2,048 58,720 2.5 61,159 2.6 2,439

Iowa

40,540 2.8 43,791 3.0 3,251 32,946 2.7 35,879 2.9 2,933

Kansas

26,339 2.0 25,632 2.0 -707 19,126 1.8 19,097 1.8 -29

Kentucky

40,726 2.4 43,027 2.5 2,301 27,729 2.0 28,770 2.0 1,041

Louisiana

43,808 2.4 44,373 2.4 565 32,970 2.2 33,328 2.2 358

Maine

15,352 2.7 16,951 2.9 1,599 11,166 2.3 12,680 2.6 1,514

Maryland

77,346 3.2 91,489 3.7 14,143 50,880 2.6 63,638 3.2 12,758

Massachusetts

84,198 2.7 88,924 2.8 4,726 70,720 2.6 75,071 2.7 4,351

Michigan

85,228 2.3 82,644 2.1 -2,584 71,473 2.2 69,116 2.1 -2,357

Minnesota

78,709 3.1 75,302 2.9 -3,407 62,545 2.9 60,509 2.7 -2,036

Mississippi

21,167 2.0 21,933 2.0 766 14,780 1.8 16,114 1.9 1,334

Missouri

65,271 2.5 68,534 2.7 3,263 42,093 2.0 46,625 2.2 4,532

Montana

14,596 3.5 14,306 3.4 -290 8,709 2.6 8,211 2.4 -498

Nebraska

20,896 2.3 22,392 2.5 1,496 14,640 2.0 16,491 2.2 1,851

Nevada

21,360 1.9 21,861 2.0 501 13,676 1.4 15,569 1.6 1,893

New Hampshire

14,011 2.3 16,244 2.7 2,233 12,309 2.4 14,471 2.8 2,162

New Jersey

73,411 2.0 81,018 2.2 7,607 53,449 1.7 61,160 1.9 7,711

New Mexico

22,884 2.9 24,337 3.1 1,453 14,208 2.4 15,481 2.6 1,273

New York

255,315 3.1 266,308 3.2 10,993 141,307 2.0 156,397 2.2 15,090

North Carolina

101,415 2.7 108,094 2.8 6,679 77,036 2.5 83,017 2.6 5,981

North Dakota

8,783 2.4 9,481 2.5 698 5,972 2.1 6,891 2.2 919

Ohio

129,063 2.6 137,143 2.8 8,080 95,718 2.3 103,917 2.4 8,199

Oklahoma

25,893 1.7 29,035 1.9 3,142 16,800 1.4 20,343 1.7 3,543

Oregon

60,878 3.8 68,709 4.3 7,831 40,254 3.1 49,249 3.7 8,995

Pennsylvania

160,494 2.9 167,397 3.0 6,903 129,372 2.7 136,557 2.8 7,185

Rhode Island

12,420 2.8 12,327 2.7 -93 9,557 2.5 9,401 2.4 -156

South Carolina

43,592 2.5 44,210 2.5 618 32,591 2.3 33,002 2.3 411

South Dakota

10,078 2.6 10,578 2.7 500 6,325 2.0 6,865 2.1 540

Tennessee

68,145 2.7 71,111 2.7 2,966 50,132 2.3 53,979 2.5 3,847

Texas

233,304 2.3 227,532 2.2 -5,772 179,744 2.1 177,155 2.1 -2,589

Utah

27,544 2.4 27,864 2.4 320 17,844 1.9 17,098 1.8 -746

Vermont

11,483 3.9 12,159 4.1 676 9,080 3.8 9,571 3.9 491

Virginia

96,490 2.7 107,773 3.0 11,283 65,142 2.3 74,990 2.6 9,848

Washington

95,769 3.4 101,593 3.6 5,824 64,985 2.8 69,332 3.0 4,347

West Virginia

14,626 2.1 16,221 2.3 1,595 7,931 1.4 9,013 1.6 1,082

Wisconsin

63,754 2.4 69,647 2.6 5,893 52,328 2.3 57,318 2.5 4,990

Wyoming

10,071 3.7 10,369 3.8 298 4,700 2.3 5,117 2.4 417

Footnotes
(1) GGS employment is the number of jobs related to the production of Green Goods and Services.
(2) GGS percent is the percentage of the GGS employment compared to the total employment. This value is derived by dividing the GGS employment by the total employment.

NOTE: GGS data for 2010 have been revised to incorporate methodological changes explained in the Technical Note. Please also note data may not add to total due to rounding.

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Last Modified Date: March 19, 2013