Current Employment Statistics sample by State

Each month the Current Employment Statistics (CES) program surveys about 143,000 businesses and government agencies nationwide, representing approximately 588,000 individual worksites, in order to provide detailed industry data on employment, hours, and earnings for the nation as a whole, all States, and most major metropolitan areas. The table below presents the number of businesses and worksites that are surveyed each month by State. For more details on the CES sample, please visit http://www.bls.gov/web/empsit/cestn.htm#section1.

Current Employment Statistics sample by State
UI Accounts Establishments

TOTAL US

143,179 587,531

Alabama

2,582 12,952

Alaska

1,207 2,458

Arizona

2,412 8,794

Arkansas

1,444 5,944

California

11,722 67,450

Colorado

2,349 8,373

Connecticut

2,120 7,186

Delaware

1,002 1,953

District of Columbia

944 1,441

Florida

5,320 35,397

Georgia

3,918 22,012

Hawaii

736 2,643

Idaho

1,655 4,040

Illinois

7,175 19,962

Indiana

2,410 11,358

Iowa

2,096 7,303

Kansas

2,439 7,026

Kentucky

1,974 8,017

Louisiana

1,997 7,988

Maine

1,555 4,180

Maryland

2,069 7,931

Massachusetts

4,216 12,857

Michigan

5,003 14,231

Minnesota

2,399 9,080

Mississippi

1,784 7,089

Missouri

2,546 14,547

Montana

1,624 3,070

Nebraska

1,723 5,177

Nevada

939 3,429

New Hampshire

1,209 3,788

New Jersey

4,029 14,402

New Mexico

1,347 3,284

New York

7,896 32,650

North Carolina

3,778 22,309

North Dakota

1,085 2,170

Ohio

4,080 25,527

Oklahoma

1,783 6,361

Oregon

2,783 10,890

Pennsylvania

4,783 22,148

Rhode Island

1,035 2,117

South Carolina

2,195 9,530

South Dakota

1,409 2,700

Tennessee

3,794 11,951

Texas

6,873 40,554

Utah

1,824 6,102

Vermont

1,294 2,164

Virginia

2,669 13,398

Washington

4,239 14,040

West Virginia

1,635 5,501

Wisconsin

2,530 9,502

Wyoming

1,549 2,555

Puerto Rico

1,197 4,357

Virgin Islands

366 383

Notes
1. U.S. Total excludes Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands
2. U.S. Total rounded to thousands
3. State totals rounded to tens

 

Last Modified Date: March 17, 2015