State employment shows over-the-year increases, November 2013

December 26, 2013

Over the year, from November 2012–November 2013, 33 states had statistically significant changes in employment, all of which were positive. The largest over-the-year job increase occurred in Texas (+274,200), followed by California (+226,200) and Florida (+183,100).

 
States with statistically significant employment changes from November 2012 to November 2013, seasonally adjusted
StateNov 2012November 2013 (p)Over-the-year change (p)

Arizona

2,487,2002,534,60047,400

California

14,522,00014,748,200226,200

Colorado

2,332,9002,378,90046,000

Connecticut

1,638,8001,655,30016,500

Delaware

421,100429,5008,400

Florida

7,444,3007,627,400183,100

Georgia

3,980,8004,072,20091,400

Idaho

627,800642,30014,500

Illinois

5,778,1005,837,00058,900

Indiana

2,919,2002,980,30061,100

Iowa

1,515,9001,529,90014,000

Kansas

1,363,1001,383,20020,100

Maryland

2,583,9002,617,40033,500

Massachusetts

3,290,4003,345,70055,300

Michigan

4,034,5004,094,30059,800

Minnesota

2,746,1002,786,50040,400

Mississippi

1,109,7001,128,20018,500

Missouri

2,679,4002,727,50048,100

Nebraska

962,800973,80011,000

Nevada

1,154,5001,175,80021,300

New Jersey

3,907,7003,978,60070,900

New York

8,806,7008,934,400127,700

North Carolina

4,027,3004,084,10056,800

North Dakota

437,700455,20017,500

Oregon

1,642,6001,679,40036,800

South Carolina

1,873,0001,907,10034,100

South Dakota

415,700422,2006,500

Tennessee

2,732,8002,772,00039,200

Texas

10,993,60011,267,800274,200

Utah

1,263,3001,291,40028,100

Washington

2,890,1002,931,00040,900

West Virginia

766,300775,4009,100

Wisconsin

2,793,6002,834,20040,600
Footnotes:

(p) Preliminary

AlabamaAlaskaArizonaArkansasCaliforniaColoradoConnecticutDelawareWashington, D.C.FloridaGeorgiaHawaiiIdahoIllinoisIndianaIowaKansasKentuckyLouisianaMaineMarylandMassachusettsMichiganMinnesotaMississippiMissouriMontanaNebraskaNevadaNew HampshireNew JerseyNew MexicoNew YorkNorth CarolinaNorth DakotaOhioOklahomaOregonPennsylvaniaRhode IslandSouth CarolinaSouth DakotaTennesseeTexasUtahVermontVirginiaWashingtonWest VirginiaWisconsinWyoming

These data are from the Current Employment Statistics (State and Metro Area) program. To learn more, see "Regional and State Employment and Unemployment — November 2013" (HTML) (PDF), news release USDL-13-2394. Data for the most recent month are preliminary and subject to revision.

SUGGESTED CITATION

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Editor's Desk, State employment shows over-the-year increases, November 2013 on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2013/ted_20131226.htm (visited September 03, 2014).