March 31, 2011 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Employment and wages in large U.S. counties, September 2009–September 2010

Percent change in employment, selected large counties, September 2009–September 2010
County Percent change (p)

Elkhart, IN

6.8

Denton, TX

3.2

Bell, TX

3.1

Arlington, VA

3.1

Washington, PA

2.7

United States

0.2

Sacramento, CA

-3.7

Footnotes:
(p) = preliminary

These data are featured in the TED article, Employment and wages in large U.S. counties, September 2009–September 2010.

 

Percent change in average weekly wages, selected large counties, third quarter 2009–third quarter 2010
County Percent change (p)

Rock Island, IL

12.2

Benton, AR

10.4

Santa Clara, CA

10.1

Anoka, MN

8.9

Butler, PA

8.8

United States

3.4

Sacramento, CA

-2.2

Footnotes:
(p) = preliminary

These data are featured in the TED article, Employment and wages in large U.S. counties, September 2009–September 2010.