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

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State Aug. 2018
(thousands)
Jul. 2019
(thousands)
Aug. 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

2,045.6 2,084.5 2,087.4 2.9 0.1 41.8 2.0

Alaska

327.1 331.5 330.8 -0.7 -0.2 3.7 1.1

Arizona

2,870.7 2,930.1 2,942.1 12.0 0.4 71.4 2.5

Arkansas

1,262.2 1,275.5 1,277.8 2.3 0.2 15.6 1.2

California

17,205.5 17,485.2 17,519.7 34.5 0.2 314.2 1.8

Colorado

2,734.7 2,790.6 2,799.6 9.0 0.3 64.9 2.4

Connecticut

1,689.6 1,694.4 1,697.2 2.8 0.2 7.6 0.4

Delaware

461.1 464.5 466.0 1.5 0.3 4.9 1.1

District of Columbia

792.7 801.3 802.1 0.8 0.1 9.4 1.2

Florida

8,811.9 9,010.6 9,033.1 22.5 0.2 221.2 2.5

Georgia

4,552.9 4,616.7 4,637.5 20.8 0.5 84.6 1.9

Hawaii

656.3 658.7 656.9 -1.8 -0.3 0.6 0.1

Idaho

741.2 759.0 756.9 -2.1 -0.3 15.7 2.1

Illinois

6,120.8 6,187.7 6,186.3 -1.4 0.0 65.5 1.1

Indiana

3,143.5 3,172.0 3,163.5 -8.5 -0.3 20.0 0.6

Iowa

1,582.6 1,594.9 1,595.2 0.3 0.0 12.6 0.8

Kansas

1,423.6 1,431.2 1,439.1 7.9 0.6 15.5 1.1

Kentucky

1,932.1 1,955.0 1,951.5 -3.5 -0.2 19.4 1.0

Louisiana

1,985.6 1,981.8 1,986.6 4.8 0.2 1.0 0.1

Maine

627.7 634.2 634.5 0.3 0.0 6.8 1.1

Maryland

2,745.6 2,748.8 2,749.3 0.5 0.0 3.7 0.1

Massachusetts

3,642.4 3,678.9 3,686.0 7.1 0.2 43.6 1.2

Michigan

4,431.4 4,441.3 4,447.4 6.1 0.1 16.0 0.4

Minnesota

2,960.9 2,962.6 2,963.7 1.1 0.0 2.8 0.1

Mississippi

1,153.7 1,171.1 1,168.7 -2.4 -0.2 15.0 1.3

Missouri

2,890.5 2,927.5 2,928.7 1.2 0.0 38.2 1.3

Montana

478.5 485.1 484.7 -0.4 -0.1 6.2 1.3

Nebraska

1,024.4 1,031.9 1,032.6 0.7 0.1 8.2 0.8

Nevada

1,391.5 1,428.2 1,433.6 5.4 0.4 42.1 3.0

New Hampshire

681.5 694.3 694.5 0.2 0.0 13.0 1.9

New Jersey

4,153.7 4,199.3 4,200.4 1.1 0.0 46.7 1.1

New Mexico

843.2 861.5 860.7 -0.8 -0.1 17.5 2.1

New York

9,691.7 9,771.9 9,783.8 11.9 0.1 92.1 1.0

North Carolina

4,500.6 4,569.3 4,571.6 2.3 0.1 71.0 1.6

North Dakota

434.2 435.7 436.8 1.1 0.3 2.6 0.6

Ohio

5,566.9 5,588.0 5,591.7 3.7 0.1 24.8 0.4

Oklahoma

1,689.6 1,704.0 1,695.3 -8.7 -0.5 5.7 0.3

Oregon

1,908.3 1,944.2 1,945.1 0.9 0.0 36.8 1.9

Pennsylvania

6,013.3 6,035.2 6,051.7 16.5 0.3 38.4 0.6

Rhode Island

496.8 503.4 504.2 0.8 0.2 7.4 1.5

South Carolina

2,148.4 2,177.9 2,180.3 2.4 0.1 31.9 1.5

South Dakota

439.4 447.4 446.6 -0.8 -0.2 7.2 1.6

Tennessee

3,069.7 3,114.7 3,115.6 0.9 0.0 45.9 1.5

Texas

12,552.6 12,837.9 12,856.1 18.2 0.1 303.5 2.4

Utah

1,525.0 1,567.3 1,567.1 -0.2 0.0 42.1 2.8

Vermont

317.4 318.6 318.0 -0.6 -0.2 0.6 0.2

Virginia

4,005.2 4,040.7 4,041.9 1.2 0.0 36.7 0.9

Washington

3,416.0 3,502.1 3,505.0 2.9 0.1 89.0 2.6

West Virginia

729.9 735.3 735.0 -0.3 0.0 5.1 0.7

Wisconsin

2,976.2 2,981.6 2,978.1 -3.5 -0.1 1.9 0.1

Wyoming

285.3 290.2 289.1 -1.1 -0.4 3.8 1.3
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: Sep 20, 2019