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Employment up in 47 states over the year ending June 2022

July 28, 2022

From June 2021 to June 2022, nonfarm payroll employment increased in 47 states and the District of Columbia and was essentially unchanged in 3 states.

Change in nonfarm employment by state, June 2021 to June 2022, seasonally adjusted

Change in nonfarm employment by state, June 2021 to June 2022, seasonally adjusted
State Percent change June 2021 employment June 2022 employment Net change

Alabama

1.9% 2,039,700 2,079,100 39,400

Alaska

2.0 304,800 310,800 6,000

Arizona

3.6 2,958,600 3,063,700 105,100

Arkansas

2.5 1,277,000 1,309,500 32,500

California

5.1 16,665,300 17,515,900 850,600

Colorado

4.1 2,745,700 2,857,400 111,700

Connecticut

2.4 1,612,000 1,651,000 39,000

Delaware

2.8 448,800 461,400 12,600

District of Columbia

3.5 739,100 764,600 25,500

Florida

5.1 8,890,900 9,344,500 453,600

Georgia

5.4 4,555,500 4,801,800 246,300

Hawaii

2.8 588,600 605,300 16,700

Idaho

3.0 794,600 818,500 23,900

Illinois

4.2 5,786,200 6,031,900 245,700

Indiana

3.5 3,073,600 3,181,900 108,300

Iowa

2.8 1,530,700 1,572,800 42,100

Kansas

1.5 1,376,800 1,397,600 20,800

Kentucky

3.1 1,889,700 1,947,600 57,900

Louisiana

1.9 1,868,600 1,903,800 35,200

Maine

2.2 619,100 632,500 13,400

Maryland

3.3 2,629,000 2,715,900 86,900

Massachusetts

4.7 3,499,500 3,664,200 164,700

Michigan

3.5 4,180,200 4,327,100 146,900

Minnesota

2.7 2,838,100 2,914,800 76,700

Mississippi

2.7 1,130,000 1,160,500 30,500

Missouri

2.3 2,838,900 2,904,400 65,500

Montana

3.2 492,100 507,900 15,800

Nebraska

2.3 1,007,000 1,030,300 23,300

Nevada

6.6 1,362,200 1,452,700 90,500

New Hampshire

2.8 661,300 679,700 18,400

New Jersey

5.2 4,005,400 4,212,800 207,400

New Mexico

5.0 808,000 848,000 40,000

New York

5.0 9,000,700 9,448,200 447,500

North Carolina

3.3 4,602,100 4,754,100 152,000

North Dakota

2.7 415,600 427,000 11,400

Ohio

1.8 5,369,700 5,465,400 95,700

Oklahoma

2.6 1,646,500 1,688,600 42,100

Oregon

5.0 1,864,300 1,958,100 93,800

Pennsylvania

3.7 5,739,600 5,950,900 211,300

Rhode Island

3.4 480,200 496,400 16,200

South Carolina

3.6 2,138,200 2,214,300 76,100

South Dakota

2.0 439,500 448,100 8,600

Tennessee

4.2 3,116,600 3,247,200 130,600

Texas

6.2 12,652,400 13,431,100 778,700

Utah

3.1 1,614,400 1,664,300 49,900

Vermont

1.9 293,800 299,400 5,600

Virginia

3.1 3,921,700 4,045,100 123,400

Washington

4.4 3,347,500 3,494,800 147,300

West Virginia

3.0 683,900 704,300 20,400

Wisconsin

1.6 2,884,500 2,929,600 45,100

Wyoming

2.1 277,800 283,700 5,900

Puerto Rico

4.8 871,300 912,900 41,600

The largest job increases occurred in California (+850,600), Texas (+778,700), and Florida (+453,600). The largest percentage increases occurred in Nevada (+6.6 percent), Texas (+6.2 percent), and Georgia (+5.4 percent).

These data are from the Current Employment Statistics (State and Metro Area) program and are seasonally adjusted. Data for the most recent month are preliminary and subject to revision. To learn more, see "State Employment and Unemployment — June 2022." For more charts and maps related to state employment and unemployment, see the state chart package

SUGGESTED CITATION

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Employment up in 47 states over the year ending June 2022 at https://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2022/employment-up-in-47-states-over-the-year-ending-june-2022.htm (visited November 28, 2022).

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