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Mid-Atlantic - Labor Force Statistics

 
Civilian labor force in states in the Middle Atlantic and South Atlantic divisions, seasonally adjusted (in thousands)
Area

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United States

160,818 161,086 161,347 161,537 719 0.4

Northeast region

27,906.4 27,944.9 27,875.8 27,865.8 -40.7 -0.1

Middle Atlantic division

20,171.1 20,155.7 20,083.0 20,064.9 -106.1 -0.5

New Jersey

4,519.5 4,417.5 4,425.9 (p)4,430.5 (p)-88.9 (p)-2.0

New York

9,399.1 9,418.2 9,355.1 (p)9,339.8 (p)-59.3 (p)-0.6

Pennsylvania

6,252.5 6,320.0 6,302.0 (p)6,294.6 (p)42.1 (p)0.7

South region

59,691.6 60,173.9 60,316.7 60,429.2 737.6 1.2

South Atlantic division

31,479.9 32,007.8 32,118.5 32,210.4 730.5 2.3

Delaware

490.2 488.8 489.1 (p)489.0 (p)-1.3 (p)-0.3

District of Columbia

405.5 405.7 407.2 (p)408.8 (p)3.3 (p)0.8

Florida

9,991.0 10,396.0 10,478.5 (p)10,542.9 (p)551.9 (p)5.5

Georgia

4,951.5 5,164.2 5,170.5 (p)5,174.4 (p)222.9 (p)4.5

Maryland

3,161.8 3,128.4 3,135.8 (p)3,139.5 (p)-22.2 (p)-0.7

North Carolina

4,911.3 5,000.9 4,999.8 (p)5,011.6 (p)100.3 (p)2.0

South Carolina

2,402.6 2,396.4 2,402.8 (p)2,404.3 (p)1.7 (p)0.1

Virginia

4,376.5 4,233.9 4,241.8 (p)4,247.3 (p)-129.2 (p)-3.0

West Virginia

789.5 793.5 793.1 (p)792.7 (p)3.2 (p)0.4

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

Source: Local Area Unemployment Statistics
The State and regional data above are a product of the Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) program, a Federal-State cooperative program in which total employment and unemployment are measured for approximately 7,200 areas.

 
Unemployed in states in the Middle Atlantic and South Atlantic divisions, seasonally adjusted (in thousands)
Area

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United States

13,542 9,484 8,702 8,384 -5,158 -38.1

Northeast region

2,895.5 1,894.3 1,849.0 1,829.1 -1,066.5 -36.8

Middle Atlantic division

2,236.0 1,479.1 1,440.8 1,417.6 -818.3 -36.6

New Jersey

499.0 320.0 321.1 (p)319.9 (p)-179.0 (p)-35.9

New York

1,098.6 725.7 708.0 (p)691.7 (p)-406.9 (p)-37.0

Pennsylvania

638.4 433.4 411.7 (p)406.0 (p)-232.4 (p)-36.4

South region

4,301.0 3,134.9 3,039.1 2,941.1 -1,359.9 -31.6

South Atlantic division

2,312.7 1,547.2 1,507.6 1,473.9 -838.7 -36.3

Delaware

38.6 28.4 27.2 (p)26.4 (p)-12.3 (p)-31.8

District of Columbia

35.6 28.5 27.4 (p)26.6 (p)-9.0 (p)-25.2

Florida

784.4 523.5 529.9 (p)529.5 (p)-255.0 (p)-32.5

Georgia

345.1 208.4 193.5 (p)181.7 (p)-163.5 (p)-47.4

Maryland

271.3 193.7 187.6 (p)185.0 (p)-86.3 (p)-31.8

North Carolina

331.6 231.9 222.5 (p)216.6 (p)-115.0 (p)-34.7

South Carolina

130.5 107.1 103.5 (p)101.5 (p)-29.0 (p)-22.2

Virginia

308.1 183.8 176.2 (p)168.5 (p)-139.5 (p)-45.3

West Virginia

67.4 42.0 39.9 (p)38.2 (p)-29.2 (p)-43.4

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

Source: Local Area Unemployment Statistics
The State and regional data above are a product of the Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) program, a Federal-State cooperative program in which total employment and unemployment are measured for approximately 7,200 areas.

 
Unemployment rates in states in the Middle Atlantic and South Atlantic divisions, seasonally adjusted (in percent)
Area

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United States

8.4 5.9 5.4 5.2 -3.2

Northeast region

10.4 6.8 6.6 6.6 -3.8

Middle Atlantic division

11.1 7.3 7.2 7.1 -4.0

New Jersey

11.0 7.2 7.3 (p)7.2 (p)-3.8

New York

11.7 7.7 7.6 (p)7.4 (p)-4.3

Pennsylvania

10.2 6.9 6.5 (p)6.4 (p)-3.8

South region

7.2 5.2 5.0 4.9 -2.3

South Atlantic division

7.3 4.8 4.7 4.6 -2.7

Delaware

7.9 5.8 5.6 (p)5.4 (p)-2.5

District of Columbia

8.8 7.0 6.7 (p)6.5 (p)-2.3

Florida

7.9 5.0 5.1 (p)5.0 (p)-2.9

Georgia

7.0 4.0 3.7 (p)3.5 (p)-3.5

Maryland

8.6 6.2 6.0 (p)5.9 (p)-2.7

North Carolina

6.8 4.6 4.4 (p)4.3 (p)-2.5

South Carolina

5.4 4.5 4.3 (p)4.2 (p)-1.2

Virginia

7.0 4.3 4.2 (p)4.0 (p)-3.0

West Virginia

8.5 5.3 5.0 (p)4.8 (p)-3.7

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

Source: Local Area Unemployment Statistics
The State and regional data above are a product of the Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) program, a Federal-State cooperative program in which total employment and unemployment are measured for approximately 7,200 areas.

 
Unemployment rates in states in the Mid-Atlantic region by Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), not seasonally adjusted (in percent)
Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)
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Delaware

Dover, DE

8.6 7.8 6.8 (p)6.3 (p)-2.3

Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ(1)

8.0 6.2 5.8 (p)5.6 (p)-2.4

District of Columbia

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

7.8 5.6 5.1 (p)4.9 (p)-2.9

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV(1)

7.7 5.4 5.0 (p)4.8 (p)-2.9

Maryland

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

8.2 6.4 5.4 (p)5.3 (p)-2.9

Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, MD(1)

8.0 6.3 5.5 (p)5.5 (p)-2.5

California-Lexington Park, MD

6.0 5.3 4.6 (p)4.8 (p)-1.2

Cumberland, MD-WV

7.9 6.6 5.6 (p)5.4 (p)-2.5

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

7.3 5.3 4.6 (p)4.3 (p)-3.0

Salisbury, MD-DE

7.2 5.6 5.0 (p)5.0 (p)-2.2

Pennsylvania

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

10.4 6.7 6.9 (p)6.7 (p)-3.7

Altoona, PA

8.9 5.9 6.6 (p)6.5 (p)-2.4

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

7.6 5.5 5.9 (p)5.7 (p)-1.9

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA

8.4 5.4 5.6 (p)5.5 (p)-2.9

East Stroudsburg, PA

12.3 7.8 8.0 (p)8.3 (p)-4.0

Erie, PA

10.5 7.2 7.5 (p)7.4 (p)-3.1

Gettysburg, PA

7.1 4.4 4.8 (p)4.8 (p)-2.3

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA

8.6 5.5 5.8 (p)5.8 (p)-2.8

Johnstown, PA

10.1 7.4 8.2 (p)8.0 (p)-2.1

Lancaster, PA

8.1 5.1 5.5 (p)5.4 (p)-2.7

Lebanon, PA

8.7 5.6 6.1 (p)6.0 (p)-2.7

Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County, PA(1)

8.5 4.9 5.3 (p)5.3 (p)-3.2

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE

10.6 6.8 6.9 (p)6.7 (p)-3.9

Philadelphia, PA(1)

14.2 8.5 8.6 (p)8.7 (p)-5.5

Philadelphia City, PA

15.6 9.4 9.5 (p)9.6 (p)-6.0

Pittsburgh, PA

10.4 6.2 6.6 (p)6.5 (p)-3.9

Reading, PA

10.6 6.7 7.0 (p)7.0 (p)-3.6

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA

11.2 7.6 7.9 (p)7.9 (p)-3.3

State College, PA

6.0 5.2 5.6 (p)5.4 (p)-0.6

Williamsport, PA

9.2 6.5 7.0 (p)6.9 (p)-2.3

York-Hanover, PA

8.8 5.6 5.9 (p)5.9 (p)-2.9

Virginia

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

6.1 4.2 3.6 (p)3.3 (p)-2.8

Charlottesville, VA

6.5 4.1 3.6 (p)3.4 (p)-3.1

Harrisonburg, VA

5.5 4.1 3.5 (p)3.3 (p)-2.2

Lynchburg, VA

6.6 4.8 4.2 (p)4.0 (p)-2.6

Richmond, VA

7.8 4.9 4.3 (p)4.1 (p)-3.7

Roanoke, VA

6.6 4.3 3.8 (p)3.6 (p)-3.0

Roanoke, VA

6.6 4.3 3.8 (p)3.6 (p)-3.0

Staunton-Waynesboro, VA

5.7 3.8 3.4 (p)3.2 (p)-2.5

Winchester, VA-WV

5.1 3.5 3.0 (p)2.8 (p)-2.3

West Virginia

Beckley, WV

9.1 5.7 4.8 (p)4.5 (p)-4.6

Charleston, WV

9.6 5.4 4.8 (p)4.5 (p)-5.1

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

8.1 5.6 5.1 (p)4.5 (p)-3.6

Morgantown, WV

6.5 4.2 3.6 (p)3.7 (p)-2.8

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV

8.4 5.7 4.9 (p)4.6 (p)-3.8

Wheeling, WV-OH

9.7 6.6 6.0 (p)5.4 (p)-4.3

Footnotes
(1) Metropolitan Division
(p) Preliminary

Source: Local Area Unemployment Statistics
The State and regional data above are a product of the Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) program, a Federal-State cooperative program in which total employment and unemployment are measured for approximately 7,200 areas.

 
Nonfarm wage and salary employment in the states in the Middle Atlantic and South Atlantic divisions, seasonally adjusted (in thousands)
Area

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United States

141,149 145,902 146,993 (p)147,359 (p)6,210 (p)4.4

Middle Atlantic division

New Jersey

3,775.2 3,939.5 3,960.7 (p)3,981.0 (p)205.8 (p)5.5

New York

8,548.5 8,891.8 8,936.1 (p)8,959.6 (p)411.1 (p)4.8

Pennsylvania

5,551.9 5,703.0 5,737.9 (p)5,743.0 (p)191.1 (p)3.4

South Atlantic division

Delaware

437.8 447.3 451.7 (p)452.5 (p)14.7 (p)3.4

District of Columbia

734.0 745.4 750.4 (p)749.7 (p)15.7 (p)2.1

Florida

8,399.5 8,688.2 8,761.7 (p)8,777.2 (p)377.7 (p)4.5

Georgia

4,360.1 4,528.5 4,564.6 (p)4,559.6 (p)199.5 (p)4.6

Maryland

2,542.8 2,638.5 2,657.9 (p)2,669.8 (p)127.0 (p)5.0

North Carolina

4,356.3 4,505.2 4,530.9 (p)4,517.7 (p)161.4 (p)3.7

South Carolina

2,069.3 2,119.3 2,134.7 (p)2,137.8 (p)68.5 (p)3.3

Virginia

3,830.7 3,900.2 3,902.7 (p)3,913.2 (p)82.5 (p)2.2

West Virginia

665.9 687.7 690.2 (p)690.0 (p)24.1 (p)3.6

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

Source: Current Employment Statistics - National - State and Metropolitan Area
The Current Employment Statistics (CES) Survey is a monthly survey of business establishments which provides estimates of employment, hours, and earnings data by industry for the nation as a whole, all States, and most major metropolitan areas since 1939. The CES survey is a Federal-State cooperative program in which State employment security agencies prepare the data using concepts, definitions, and technical procedures prescribed by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.