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St. Louis, Mo.-Ill., Metropolitan Area Data Tables

Employees on nonfarm payrolls, St. Louis metropolitan area, seasonally adjusted (in thousands)
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St. Louis, Mo.-Ill. MSA

1,324.4 1,328.3 1,333.9 1,333.4 1,339.2 1,337.6 1,339.5 1,340.5 1,341.2 1,341.3 1,344.9 1,340.2 1,343.5 3.3 0.2

Illinois

5,655.6 5,665.8 5,646.5 5,637.3 5,660.5 5,697.8 5,726.7 5,728.3 5,732.6 5,758.7 5,796.8 5,804.2 5,813.5 9.3 0.2

Missouri

2,775.2 2,779.2 2,790.0 2,799.2 2,807.7 2,796.5 2,814.4 2,812.0 2,819.2 2,820.7 2,832.1 2,838.5 2,846.0 7.5 0.3

United States

141,865 142,545 142,809 142,503 142,736 143,272 144,057 144,326 144,940 145,902 146,993 147,359 147,553 194 0.1

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SOURCE: Current Employment Statistics

Employees on nonfarm payrolls by industry supersector, St. Louis metropolitan area, not seasonally adjusted (numbers in thousands)
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Total Nonfarm

1,326.4 1,340.7 1,350.8 24.4 1.8 2,855.9 74.6 2.7 5,849.8 165.8 2.9 147,682 5,736 4.0

Mining, Logging, & Construction(2)

66.7 73.2 71.9 5.2 7.8                        

Mining & Logging(3)

            4.7 0.4 9.3 6.8 0.2 3.0 649 52 8.7

Construction(3)

            130.6 2.6 2.0 244.3 17.8 7.9 7,628 209 2.8

Manufacturing

113.8 115.1 115.6 1.8 1.6 272.1 5.3 2.0 552.1 1.7 0.3 12,462 324 2.7

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

255.7 256.4 257.8 2.1 0.8 541.7 13.7 2.6 1,191.5 31.8 2.7 27,422 910 3.4

Information

25.1 25.4 25.0 -0.1 -0.4 42.2 -2.1 -4.7 87.5 2.2 2.6 2,801 149 5.6

Financial Activities

90.9 90.2 88.5 -2.4 -2.6 166.7 -7.5 -4.3 397.2 -8.6 -2.1 8,847 137 1.6

Professional & Business Services

201.9 208.5 208.6 6.7 3.3 384.4 23.8 6.6 925.9 45.2 5.1 21,203 1,088 5.4

Education & Health Services

251.5 251.4 255.4 3.9 1.6 485.2 9.8 2.1 889.7 8.4 1.0 23,588 502 2.2

Leisure & Hospitality

120.7 137.7 132.3 11.6 9.6 290.0 31.2 12.1 522.4 57.0 12.2 15,414 1,968 14.6

Other Services

47.1 48.8 48.7 1.6 3.4 112.2 1.7 1.5 239.8 6.6 2.8 5,721 295 5.4

Government

153.0 134.0 147.0 -6.0 -3.9 426.1 -4.3 -1.0 792.6 3.5 0.4 21,947 102 0.5

(1) Area boundaries do not reflect OMB definitions.
(2) Data unavailable at the State and U.S. levels.
(3) Data unavailable for the metropolitan area.
(p) Preliminary

SOURCE: Current Employment Statistics

Unemployment, St. Louis metropolitan area and its component counties, not seasonally adjusted
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St. Louis, Mo.-Ill. MSA

84,147 68,146 66,843 74,103 78,441 76,265 68,089 64,283 67,766 78,044 65,050 60,619 47,910   -36,237 -43.1

Bond, Ill.

436 370 324 371 435 383 349 333 302 375 364 384 294   -142 -32.6

Calhoun, Ill.

120 100 93 130 141 130 110 109 93 106 108 106 84   -36 -30.0

Clinton, Ill.

877 736 703 816 895 807 707 637 565 798 737 761 582   -295 -33.6

Jersey, Ill.

658 541 491 610 621 523 484 464 396 498 529 505 373   -285 -43.3

Macoupin, Ill.

1,255 1,048 937 1,206 1,342 1,121 1,069 1,004 845 1,080 1,043 1,078 838   -417 -33.2

Madison, Ill.

9,091 7,457 6,653 7,722 8,156 6,760 6,776 6,531 5,734 7,107 7,096 7,268 5,541   -3,550 -39.0

Monroe, Ill.

845 674 603 709 751 654 590 571 488 639 660 677 490   -355 -42.0

St. Clair, Ill.

10,957 8,933 7,864 8,462 9,383 8,012 8,052 7,913 6,844 8,415 8,093 8,478 6,697   -4,260 -38.9

Crawford, Mo.(1)

526 443 492 527 625 700 576 450 488 555 420 377 288   -238 -45.2

Franklin, Mo.

2,313 1,996 2,134 2,318 2,625 2,860 2,215 1,861 2,060 2,376 1,785 1,687 1,275   -1,038 -44.9

Jefferson, Mo.

5,528 4,492 4,706 5,403 5,898 6,262 5,089 4,332 4,815 5,277 4,007 3,744 2,864   -2,664 -48.2

Lincoln, Mo.

1,213 1,027 1,076 1,197 1,403 1,601 1,214 1,053 1,354 1,662 1,369 1,052 1,124   -89 -7.3

St. Charles, Mo.

8,642 7,130 7,448 8,357 8,817 8,815 7,558 6,729 8,117 9,294 7,256 6,352 5,641   -3,001 -34.7

St. Louis, Mo.

29,069 23,318 23,556 25,874 26,612 26,741 23,640 22,618 25,094 28,071 21,949 19,618 15,362   -13,707 -47.2

Warren, Mo.

769 631 692 752 836 932 720 623 809 931 732 613 594   -175 -22.8

St. Louis city, Mo.

12,374 9,693 9,563 10,176 10,526 10,664 9,516 9,505 10,250 11,415 9,322 8,296 6,151   -6,223 -50.3

Illinois

640,189 474,466 465,928 479,837 514,563 475,543 433,143 436,317 413,924 497,570 442,160 425,211 343,756   -296,433 -46.3

Missouri

147,973 122,696 127,766 141,939 153,990 158,791 134,452 125,042 145,266 160,748 119,647 106,650 87,257   -60,716 -41.0

United States (in thousands)

12,277 10,620 10,264 10,404 10,851 10,486 9,905 9,220 8,829 9,883 9,221 8,556 7,366   -4,911 -40.0

(1) The OMB definition for the St. Louis metropolitan area includes the portion of the city of Sullivan within Crawford County.
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NOTE: State, metropolitan area, and county data for both the current and prior year are subject to revised inputs, reestimation, and new statewide controls early in the following calendar year.
SOURCE: Local Area Unemployment Statistics and Current Population Survey

Unemployment rate, St. Louis metropolitan area and its component counties, not seasonally adjusted
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St. Louis, Mo.-Ill. MSA

5.7 4.6 4.6 5.1 5.5 5.3 4.7 4.4 4.6 5.3 4.4 4.2 3.3   -2.4

Bond, Ill.

5.8 4.7 4.4 5.1 6.0 5.3 4.9 4.6 4.1 5.0 4.7 5.1 3.9   -1.9

Calhoun, Ill.

5.4 4.3 4.3 6.0 6.5 6.1 5.2 5.0 4.3 4.8 4.8 4.8 3.8   -1.6

Clinton, Ill.

4.4 3.5 3.6 4.2 4.6 4.2 3.7 3.3 2.9 4.0 3.7 3.9 2.9   -1.5

Jersey, Ill.

6.1 4.9 4.7 5.9 6.0 5.1 4.7 4.5 3.8 4.7 4.9 4.8 3.5   -2.6

Macoupin, Ill.

5.6 4.5 4.3 5.6 6.2 5.3 5.0 4.7 3.9 4.9 4.6 4.9 3.8   -1.8

Madison, Ill.

6.8 5.5 5.1 6.0 6.3 5.3 5.3 5.1 4.5 5.5 5.3 5.6 4.3   -2.5

Monroe, Ill.

4.5 3.5 3.3 3.9 4.2 3.7 3.3 3.2 2.7 3.5 3.5 3.7 2.7   -1.8

St. Clair, Ill.

8.6 6.9 6.4 6.9 7.6 6.6 6.7 6.5 5.6 6.8 6.4 6.9 5.4   -3.2

Crawford, Mo.(1)

4.8 4.1 4.5 4.9 5.8 6.4 5.3 4.2 4.5 4.9 3.8 3.5 2.7   -2.1

Franklin, Mo.

4.4 3.8 4.1 4.4 5.0 5.4 4.2 3.5 3.9 4.5 3.4 3.2 2.5   -1.9

Jefferson, Mo.

4.7 3.9 4.0 4.6 5.1 5.3 4.4 3.7 4.1 4.5 3.4 3.2 2.5   -2.2

Lincoln, Mo.

4.3 3.6 3.8 4.2 4.9 5.6 4.3 3.6 4.7 5.6 4.7 3.7 3.9   -0.4

St. Charles, Mo.

3.8 3.2 3.3 3.7 4.0 3.9 3.4 3.0 3.6 4.1 3.2 2.8 2.5   -1.3

St. Louis, Mo.

5.5 4.4 4.5 4.9 5.1 5.1 4.5 4.3 4.7 5.3 4.1 3.7 3.0   -2.5

Warren, Mo.

4.2 3.5 3.8 4.2 4.6 5.1 4.0 3.4 4.4 5.0 3.9 3.4 3.3   -0.9

St. Louis city, Mo.

8.0 6.4 6.3 6.7 7.0 7.0 6.3 6.2 6.7 7.4 6.0 5.5 4.1   -3.9

Illinois

10.1 7.5 7.6 7.9 8.4 7.8 7.1 7.1 6.7 7.9 7.0 6.8 5.5   -4.6

Missouri

4.8 4.0 4.2 4.6 5.1 5.2 4.4 4.1 4.7 5.1 3.9 3.5 2.9   -1.9

United States

7.7 6.6 6.4 6.5 6.8 6.6 6.2 5.7 5.5 6.1 5.7 5.3 4.6   -3.1

(1) The OMB definition for the St. Louis metropolitan area includes the portion of the city of Sullivan within Crawford County.
(p) Preliminary

NOTE: State, metropolitan area, and county data for both the current and prior year are subject to revised inputs, reestimation, and new statewide controls early in the following calendar year.
SOURCE: Local Area Unemployment Statistics and Current Population Survey

Covered(1)employment and wages, St. Louis metropolitan area and its component counties, 1st quarter 2021(2)
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St. Louis, Mo.-Ill. MSA

92,185 2,506 1,262,710 -56,788 -4.3 $1,164 3.2 $18,976,995 -2.1

Bond, Ill.

300 3 4,119 -192 -4.5 801 -3.7 42,094 -9.9

Calhoun, Ill.

94 -1 710 -3 -0.4 559 6.3 4,971 3.8

Clinton, Ill.

895 10 11,662 -286 -2.4 766 3.8 114,127 -0.4

Jersey, Ill.

397 4 4,955 83 1.7 788 15.0 49,196 14.9

Macoupin, Ill.

911 16 10,020 4 0.0 720 -2.7 92,657 -4.0

Madison, Ill.

5,416 100 101,133 -1,443 -1.4 904 5.0 1,177,594 2.6

Monroe, Ill.

815 20 7,993 -519 -6.1 735 7.3 75,398 1.1

St. Clair, Ill.

5,057 78 86,219 -4,303 -4.8 929 7.4 1,022,143 0.5

Crawford, Mo.(4)

664 -3 6,632 97 1.5 710 -2.2 60,945 -1.5

Franklin, Mo.

3,062 29 37,234 -1,350 -3.5 824 1.4 394,932 -3.2

Jefferson, Mo.

4,505 38 46,545 -1,306 -2.7 764 3.1 456,804 0.0

Lincoln, Mo.

1,123 21 11,823 141 1.2 768 -0.3 117,119 0.1

St. Charles, Mo.

10,221 181 151,785 -1,722 -1.1 1,017 2.3 1,992,485 0.9

St. Louis, Mo.

42,945 1,680 569,399 -32,203 -5.4 1,302 3.1 9,595,039 -3.2

Warren, Mo.

696 33 7,480 -31 -0.4 777 2.4 74,696 1.0

St. Louis City, Mo.

15,748 294 211,633 -13,658 -6.1 1,377 4.6 3,767,740 -3.1

Illinois

389,950 16,256 5,559,595 -324,565 -5.5 $1,387 6.7 $99,215,023 -0.5

Missouri

221,799 7,880 2,705,507 -84,946 -3.0 1,055 3.7 36,802,679 -0.1

United States

10,755,389 400,287 140,455,819 -6,609,296 -4.5 1,289 5.6 2,336,243,610 -0.1

(1) Includes workers covered by Unemployment Insurance (UI) and Unemployment Compensation for Federal Employees (UCFE) programs.
(2) Data are preliminary.
(3) Average weekly wages were calculated using unrounded data.
(4) The OMB definition for the St. Louis metropolitan area includes only the portion of the city of Sullivan within Crawford County.

SOURCE: Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages