State and Metro Area Employment, Hours, & Earnings

Change in total nonfarm employment by state, over-the-month and over-the-year, seasonally adjusted

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State Dec. 2018
(thousands)
Nov. 2019
(thousands)
Dec. 2019 (p) (thousands) Over-the-month net change (thousands) Over-the-month
percent change
(%)
Over-the-year net change (thousands) Over-the-year
percent change
(%)

Alabama

2,057.6 2,099.6 2,103.3 3.7 0.2 45.7 2.2

Alaska

329.1 328.6 329.2 0.6 0.2 0.1 0.0

Arizona

2,891.0 2,966.6 2,971.8 5.2 0.2 80.8 2.8

Arkansas

1,269.4 1,282.3 1,287.7 5.4 0.4 18.3 1.4

California

17,302.2 17,599.9 17,612.5 12.6 0.1 310.3 1.8

Colorado

2,746.9 2,802.1 2,803.5 1.4 0.0 56.6 2.1

Connecticut

1,696.8 1,700.3 1,700.4 0.1 0.0 3.6 0.2

Delaware

464.2 469.7 470.4 0.7 0.1 6.2 1.3

District of Columbia

793.1 804.6 804.0 -0.6 -0.1 10.9 1.4

Florida

8,892.0 9,088.0 9,104.0 16.0 0.2 212.0 2.4

Georgia

4,587.0 4,649.8 4,653.7 3.9 0.1 66.7 1.5

Hawaii

659.2 661.0 664.2 3.2 0.5 5.0 0.8

Idaho

742.3 760.7 763.9 3.2 0.4 21.6 2.9

Illinois

6,148.3 6,185.3 6,193.3 8.0 0.1 45.0 0.7

Indiana

3,161.1 3,164.9 3,165.5 0.6 0.0 4.4 0.1

Iowa

1,593.4 1,594.1 1,591.0 -3.1 -0.2 -2.4 -0.2

Kansas

1,423.3 1,440.0 1,443.4 3.4 0.2 20.1 1.4

Kentucky

1,940.0 1,959.0 1,953.6 -5.4 -0.3 13.6 0.7

Louisiana

1,982.2 1,993.8 1,991.2 -2.6 -0.1 9.0 0.5

Maine

627.9 632.8 635.3 2.5 0.4 7.4 1.2

Maryland

2,759.7 2,784.2 2,790.7 6.5 0.2 31.0 1.1

Massachusetts

3,649.2 3,699.0 3,694.0 -5.0 -0.1 44.8 1.2

Michigan

4,432.2 4,447.2 4,451.7 4.5 0.1 19.5 0.4

Minnesota

2,961.1 2,967.2 2,967.4 0.2 0.0 6.3 0.2

Mississippi

1,162.6 1,170.1 1,168.7 -1.4 -0.1 6.1 0.5

Missouri

2,894.1 2,922.7 2,914.2 -8.5 -0.3 20.1 0.7

Montana

481.3 485.4 485.0 -0.4 -0.1 3.7 0.8

Nebraska

1,023.8 1,036.7 1,039.5 2.8 0.3 15.7 1.5

Nevada

1,412.7 1,443.6 1,440.1 -3.5 -0.2 27.4 1.9

New Hampshire

683.7 687.6 690.1 2.5 0.4 6.4 0.9

New Jersey

4,179.1 4,211.6 4,218.1 6.5 0.2 39.0 0.9

New Mexico

846.2 862.4 861.8 -0.6 -0.1 15.6 1.8

New York

9,714.6 9,826.7 9,821.8 -4.9 0.0 107.2 1.1

North Carolina

4,499.7 4,593.3 4,593.6 0.3 0.0 93.9 2.1

North Dakota

434.6 436.9 436.9 0.0 0.0 2.3 0.5

Ohio

5,583.3 5,600.8 5,610.6 9.8 0.2 27.3 0.5

Oklahoma

1,696.2 1,692.7 1,691.4 -1.3 -0.1 -4.8 -0.3

Oregon

1,920.9 1,956.9 1,957.7 0.8 0.0 36.8 1.9

Pennsylvania

6,030.7 6,073.1 6,063.4 -9.7 -0.2 32.7 0.5

Rhode Island

497.7 506.2 506.3 0.1 0.0 8.6 1.7

South Carolina

2,166.5 2,192.2 2,193.7 1.5 0.1 27.2 1.3

South Dakota

445.6 449.7 449.5 -0.2 0.0 3.9 0.9

Tennessee

3,087.3 3,134.5 3,136.5 2.0 0.1 49.2 1.6

Texas

12,633.9 12,946.9 12,976.7 29.8 0.2 342.8 2.7

Utah

1,540.3 1,585.5 1,588.2 2.7 0.2 47.9 3.1

Vermont

316.6 316.2 315.5 -0.7 -0.2 -1.1 -0.3

Virginia

4,008.6 4,048.6 4,053.8 5.2 0.1 45.2 1.1

Washington

3,444.2 3,517.5 3,528.4 10.9 0.3 84.2 2.4

West Virginia

730.4 730.2 727.5 -2.7 -0.4 -2.9 -0.4

Wisconsin

2,984.5 2,981.7 2,991.5 9.8 0.3 7.0 0.2

Wyoming

288.9 286.9 285.8 -1.1 -0.4 -3.1 -1.1
Footnotes:

(p) Data are preliminary.

NOTE: Data are counts of jobs by place of work. Data have been revised to reflect 2018 benchmarks and updated seasonal adjustment factors. Seasonally adjusted data from January 2014 are subject to revision. Some seasonally adjusted series may have been revised back to 1990. Estimates subsequent to the current benchmark are preliminary and will be revised when new information becomes available.

 

Last Modified Date: January 24, 2019