March 30, 2012 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

County employment, September 2011

Increase in employment from September 2010 to September 2011, and employment in September 2011, selected large counties
County Change from September 2010 to September 2011 Employment, September 2011
Increase in employment Percent increase in employment

Harris, Texas

62,300 3.1 2,054,100

New York, New York

60,600 2.7 2,332,500

Cook, Illinois

48,500 2.1 2,402,700

Maricopa, Arizona

46,000 2.9 1,641,400

Dallas, Texas

37,900 2.7 1,448,700

King, Washington

31,700 2.8 1,150,700

Los Angeles, California

31,100 0.8 3,872,500

Hennepin, Minnesota

28,200 3.5 835,500

Miami-Dade, Florida

27,600 2.9 970,300

Santa Clara, California

26,400 3.1 873,100

These data are featured in the TED article, County employment, September 2011.




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