New York-New Jersey - Labor Force Statistics

 
Civilian labor force in the New York Region, seasonally adjusted (in thousands)
Area

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Apr
2018
Feb
2019
Mar
2019
Apr
2019
Apr 2018 to
Apr 2019
Net
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Percent
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United States

161,551 163,184 162,960 162,470 919 0.6

New Jersey

(1)4,421.0 4,444.3 4,451.7 (p)4,449.5 (p)(1)28.5 (p)(1)0.6

New York

(1)9,551.1 9,620.1 9,614.6 (p)9,604.0 (p)(1)52.9 (p)(1)0.6

Puerto Rico

(2)1,088.1 1,070.6 1,068.8 1,070.1 (2)-18.0 (2)-1.7

Footnotes
(1) Reflects revised population controls, model reestimation, and new seasonal adjustment.
(2) Reflects new population controls and a new seasonal adjustment procedure.
(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 the New York Region, seasonally adjusted (in thousands)
Area

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United States

6,335 6,235 6,211 5,824 -511 -8.1

New Jersey

(1)190.9 179.3 180.6 (p)174.7 (p)(1)-16.2 (p)(1)-8.5

New York

(1)411.5 377.2 379.6 (p)378.6 (p)(1)-32.9 (p)(1)-8.0

Puerto Rico

(2)105.6 91.4 93.6 92.8 (2)-12.8 (2)-12.1

Footnotes
(1) Reflects revised population controls, model reestimation, and new seasonal adjustment.
(2) Reflects new population controls and a new seasonal adjustment procedure.
(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 the New York Region, seasonally adjusted (in percent)
Area

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Apr
2019
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Apr 2018 to
Apr 2019

United States

3.9 3.8 3.8 3.6 -0.3

New York

(1)4.3 3.9 3.9 (p)3.9 (p)(1)-0.4

New Jersey

(1)4.3 4.0 4.1 (p)3.9 (p)(1)-0.4

Puerto Rico

(2)9.7 8.5 8.8 8.7 (2)-1.0

Footnotes
(1) Reflects revised population controls, model reestimation, and new seasonal adjustment.
(2) Reflects new population controls and a new seasonal adjustment procedure.
(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 by City or Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), not seasonally adjusted (in percent)
City or Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)
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New Jersey

Atlantic City

(r)9.4 8.6 8.5 (p)7.8 (p)(r)-1.6

New York-Newark-Jersey City

(r)4.3 4.4 4.3 (p)3.9 (p)(r)-0.4

Newark(1)

(r)4.6 4.5 4.6 (p)4.1 (p)(r)-0.5

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington

(r)4.4 4.1 4.0 (p)3.7 (p)(r)-0.7

Camden(1)

(r)4.5 4.7 4.7 (p)4.1 (p)(r)-0.4

Ocean City

(r)13.3 13.8 13.0 (p)11.5 (p)(r)-1.8

Trenton

(r)4.0 4.1 4.1 (p)3.5 (p)(r)-0.5

Vineland-Bridgeton

(r)7.7 7.4 7.5 (p)6.6 (p)(r)-1.1

New York

Albany-Schenectady-Troy

(r)4.3 4.0 3.9 (p)3.7 (p)(r)-0.6

Binghamton

(r)5.7 5.3 5.1 (p)4.9 (p)(r)-0.8

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls

(r)5.4 5.0 4.7 (p)4.5 (p)(r)-0.9

Elmira

(r)5.4 4.5 4.5 (p)4.3 (p)(r)-1.1

Glens Falls

(r)5.8 5.3 5.2 (p)5.1 (p)(r)-0.7

Ithaca

(r)3.9 3.7 3.6 (p)3.4 (p)(r)-0.5

Kingston

(r)4.4 4.1 4.0 (p)3.8 (p)(r)-0.6

New York-Newark-Jersey City

(r)4.3 4.4 4.3 (p)3.9 (p)(r)-0.4

Dutchess County-Putnam County(1)

(r)4.1 3.8 3.7 (p)3.5 (p)(r)-0.6

Nassau County-Suffolk County(1)

(r)4.2 3.9 3.7 (p)3.5 (p)(r)-0.7

New York-Jersey City-White Plains(1)

(r)4.3 4.6 4.4 (p)4.0 (p)(r)-0.3

New York City

(2)4.3 4.9 4.6 4.2 (2)-0.1

Rochester

(r)4.9 4.5 4.4 (p)4.2 (p)(r)-0.7

Syracuse

(r)5.1 4.7 4.6 (p)4.4 (p)(r)-0.7

Utica-Rome

(r)5.4 5.1 4.9 (p)4.7 (p)(r)-0.7

Watertown-Fort Drum

(r)7.4 6.7 6.6 (p)6.3 (p)(r)-1.1

Puerto Rico

Aguadilla-Isabela

(r)13.4 11.1 12.4 (p)12.8 (p)(r)-0.6

Arecibo

(r)12.3 10.4 11.6 (p)12.0 (p)(r)-0.3

Guayama

(r)15.7 13.1 14.7 (p)15.1 (p)(r)-0.6

Mayaguez

(r)11.2 9.8 10.8 (p)11.0 (p)(r)-0.2

Ponce

(r)12.3 11.1 12.6 (p)13.1 (p)(r)0.8

San German

(r)13.2 10.1 11.5 (p)11.9 (p)(r)-1.3

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas

(r)8.2 6.5 7.2 (p)7.5 (p)(r)-0.7

Footnotes
(1) Metropolitan Division
(2) Reflects revised population controls and model reestimation.
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised

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 New York Region States, seasonally adjusted (in thousands)
Area

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Apr 2019
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United States

148,475 150,643 (p)150,832 (p)151,095 (p)2,620 (p)1.8

New York

9,655.7 9,745.1 9,764.6 (p)9,790.9 (p)135.2 (p)1.4

New Jersey

4,148.0 4,186.2 4,192.5 (p)4,204.3 (p)56.3 (p)1.4

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.