July 24, 2012 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Changes in nonfarm payroll by state, June 2012

Percentage change in nonfarm employment by state, seasonally adjusted, June 2011-June 2012
State Percent change(p)

Alabama

0.3

Alaska

0.8

Arizona

2.4

Arkansas

0.6

California

2.0

Colorado

1.5

Connecticut

0.5

Delaware

0.9

District Of Columbia

1.3

Florida

1.0

Georgia

1.1

Hawaii

1.2

Idaho

2.0

Illinois

0.4

Indiana

1.8

Iowa

1.4

Kansas

1.2

Kentucky

2.1

Louisiana

2.8

Maine

-0.1

Maryland

1.1

Massachusetts

1.1

Michigan

1.3

Minnesota

1.2

Mississippi

-0.4

Missouri

-0.2

Montana

0.5

Nebraska

1.6

Nevada

1.3

New Hampshire

0.6

New Jersey

1.7

New Mexico

-0.3

New York

1.6

North Carolina

0.9

North Dakota

6.5

Ohio

2.0

Oklahoma

2.6

Oregon

1.0

Pennsylvania

0.7

Rhode Island

-0.8

South Carolina

1.1

South Dakota

1.1

Tennessee

1.6

Texas

2.2

Utah

2.6

Vermont

1.2

Virgina

1.3

Washington

1.9

West Virgina

1.4

Wisconsin

-0.7

Wyoming

0.6

Footnotes:
(p) preliminary

These data are featured in the TED article, Changes in nonfarm payroll by state, June 2012.