LAU Economic News Releases

March jobless rates down in 4 states, up in 1; payroll jobs up in 2 states

04/20/2018

In March, unemployment rates were lower in 4 states, higher in 1 state, and stable in 45 states and the District of Columbia. Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 2 states and was essentially unchanged in 48 states and the District.
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Feb. jobless rates down over the year in 319 of 388 metro areas; payroll jobs up in 313

04/04/2018

Jobless rates were lower in February than a year earlier in 319 of the 388 metropolitan areas, higher in 48, and unchanged in 21. Nonfarm payroll employment was up in 313 metropolitan areas over the year, down in 69, and unchanged in 6.
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Annual

Jobless rates down in 32 states in 2017; employment-population ratios up in 12 states

02/27/2018

Annual average unemployment rates in 2017 decreased in 32 states and were little changed or unchanged in 18 states and the District of Columbia. Employment-population ratios increased in 12 states, decreased in 2 states, and were little changed or unchanged in 36 states and the District.
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