State employment changes, July 2009–July 2010
August 26, 2010
From July 2009 to July 2010, five states and the District of Columbia reported statistically significant employment increases, while four States experienced statistically significant declines in employment.
The largest statistically significant over-the-year employment increases were posted in Texas (+134,600), Indiana (+47,600), Massachusetts (+36,600), and the District of Columbia (+21,300).
Two States recorded statistically significant over-the-year increases in employment that were less than 15,000: New Hampshire (+8,700) and North Dakota (+6,200).
The largest statistically significant job losses occurred in California (‑103,900), New York (‑51,400), and Georgia (‑39,100).
These data are from the Current Employment Statistics (State and Metro Area) program and are seasonally adjusted. To learn more, see "Regional and State Employment and Unemployment — July 2010" (HTML) (PDF), news release USDL 10-1144.
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, State employment changes, July 2009–July 2010 on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2010/ted_20100826.htm (visited April 25, 2017).
Recent editions of Spotlight on Statistics
STEM occupations: past, present, and future
A look at employment and wages in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics occupations.
Workplace injuries and illnesses and employer costs for workers’ compensation
Workplace injury and illness data and the costs to employers for workers’ compensation in natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations.
A look at the future of the U.S. labor force to 2060
Projected long-term trends in the growth, size, and composition of the labor force.
Union membership in the United States
Historical trends in union membership among employed wage and salary workers; union membership by a variety of demographic characteristics.