Table 6. Private sector gross job gains and losses by state, seasonally adjusted

Table 6.  Private sector gross job gains and losses by state, seasonally adjusted

                                         Gross job gains                                          Gross job losses
State                                    (3 months ended)                                         (3 months ended)
                        Mar.       June       Sept.       Dec.      Mar.       Mar.         June       Sept.       Dec.      Mar. 
                        2015       2015       2015        2015      2016       2015         2015       2015        2015      2016

United States(1)...  7,036,000  7,588,000  7,338,000   7,843,000  6,977,000  6,799,000   6,773,000   6,911,000  6,842,000  6,783,000

Alabama.....            85,899     90,133     88,622      96,646     89,239     84,181      81,852      84,726     81,804     84,673
Alaska.....             26,765     27,285     23,091      24,329     23,755     23,861      28,028      26,099     26,571     24,612
Arizona.....           130,121    132,220    150,812     154,720    136,475    125,986     125,669     120,509    123,146    130,066
Arkansas.....           52,685     58,092     59,893      62,679     53,819     56,348      52,024      51,688     52,402     53,379
California.....        962,485    951,854    961,980   1,075,178    921,636    858,122     897,274     820,337    929,638    889,698
Colorado.....          142,267    146,462    146,856     147,332    140,016    129,124     134,781     134,443    134,691    130,052
Connecticut.....        68,321     80,963     72,563      77,156     74,339     73,135      71,007      83,562     70,694     70,865
Delaware.....           21,238     28,096     22,774      27,199     24,510     26,679      21,080      22,653     23,117     24,200
District of Columbia    28,374     30,607     30,577      31,569     26,719     26,080      29,130      27,128     23,562     28,186
Florida.....           438,045    481,297    484,767     510,696    439,847    387,219     412,153     410,423    412,905    410,669

Georgia.....           217,351    233,055    228,996     247,757    218,517    201,453     202,981     209,021    202,861    199,712
Hawaii.....             26,105     25,566     26,318      30,040     25,200     23,833      24,889      23,717     23,183     25,729
Idaho.....              49,100     41,357     43,304      43,766     46,359     38,384      39,922      38,689     38,441     35,558
Illinois.....          293,135    309,300    277,259     321,551    271,116    286,571     261,161     291,760    283,941    274,351
Indiana.....           136,795    145,914    140,328     158,633    141,057    135,472     131,964     136,850    126,844    136,213
Iowa.....               77,878     77,698     73,876      77,648     77,795     70,698      77,854      77,550     73,121     69,140
Kansas.....             63,354     66,593     63,692      70,502     64,980     65,009      65,334      64,622     62,764     66,896
Kentucky.....           84,531     97,979     94,081     103,547     88,881     92,965      84,291      87,585     83,693     90,733
Louisiana.....          99,807    103,590     99,727     106,451     96,609    110,517     109,135     100,776    103,367    105,846
Maine.....              32,850     41,166     33,041      43,068     40,502     35,213      32,465      35,925     35,516     34,636

Maryland.....          124,503    148,135    135,443     141,865    130,869    128,642     124,149     131,139    124,463    127,811
Massachusetts.....     160,226    190,435    163,806     176,932    158,738    162,195     152,071     167,776    156,781    152,250
Michigan.....          188,129    219,500    194,705     218,432    196,117    186,487     188,160     203,207    192,084    179,106
Minnesota.....         132,740    147,841    130,507     145,443    131,059    122,682     122,188     137,770    137,636    126,838
Mississippi.....        49,623     56,109     54,741      62,596     51,367     55,816      51,665      51,454     47,996     54,142
Missouri.....          127,847    138,899    131,354     145,011    131,177    123,610     120,074     126,763    121,021    124,222
Montana.....            33,608     29,199     27,896      31,491     29,163     26,295      30,976      28,117     26,762     26,815
Nebraska.....           48,819     47,378     48,003      49,121     47,050     45,063      45,058      45,106     44,211     44,379
Nevada.....             67,471     66,737     68,252      76,024     70,313     57,798      62,843      60,927     58,645     64,506
New Hampshire.....      31,887     37,480     33,637      37,269     33,406     31,444      33,098      35,115     31,119     32,615

New Jersey.....        195,834    235,851    211,844     227,731    198,701    207,687     200,704     205,236    197,598    198,223
New Mexico.....         40,800     42,444     40,870      43,231     39,261     41,264      42,909      40,917     42,850     39,633
New York.....          457,455    506,880    479,956     492,245    469,294    450,426     443,347     461,323    445,177    442,368
North Carolina.....    203,160    222,363    217,286     232,642    213,396    197,450     191,355     197,780    192,138    195,124
North Dakota.....       27,368     24,792     25,567      24,038     23,501     33,179      41,546      30,767     28,948     31,279
Ohio.....              250,181    274,703    249,218     274,448    251,839    252,247     238,268     255,390    236,802    234,642
Oklahoma.....           72,723     76,254     76,416      79,854     72,627     79,445      83,642      77,755     81,960     80,611
Oregon.....            103,630    103,432    105,022     106,625    106,558     85,815      91,533      96,128     93,530     88,983
Pennsylvania.....      241,860    279,002    266,576     288,170    271,355    265,309     248,103     266,221    258,949    264,903
Rhode Island.....       21,836     27,392     24,083      27,173     24,014     24,281      24,233      23,788     23,455     24,234

South Carolina.....     90,647    103,478     98,740     115,442     98,841     88,683      87,414      94,015     85,611     95,873
South Dakota.....       21,785     21,389     20,438      22,966     21,499     19,431      20,330      21,045     20,376     21,188
Tennessee.....         123,820    143,757    139,965     153,086    130,023    125,842     115,061     124,699    116,059    125,798
Texas.....             563,722    581,041    587,566     600,731    460,303    556,791     547,248     549,814    543,729    543,545
Utah.....               82,148     77,367     78,739      81,519     84,042     66,549      69,400      67,620     68,467     68,450
Vermont.....            17,664     18,641     17,668      18,140     16,825     17,133      17,605      19,407     16,671     17,717
Virginia.....          181,580    195,555    213,437     195,967    181,750    168,547     163,026     178,417    172,197    182,918
Washington.....        175,506    189,387    174,162     177,055    187,946    165,347     156,905     176,404    159,981    148,670
West Virginia.....      33,875     35,579     32,589      36,337     32,562     38,396      37,403      37,564     35,335     37,995
Wisconsin.....         132,058    137,249    133,980     145,150    136,563    123,100     126,130     134,844    126,012    126,353

Wyoming.....            20,008     17,129     17,885      19,048     16,868     19,776      23,841      19,549     19,747     19,826
Puerto Rico.....        36,260     38,624     40,437      42,057     38,292     43,466      41,723      42,986     38,537     40,072
Virgin Islands.....      1,567      1,774      1,643       1,979      1,549      1,585       1,870       1,980      1,451      1,469

The sum of the states will not necessarily add to the U.S. total because of the independent seasonal adjustment of each state.
(1) Totals for the United States do not include data for Puerto Rico or the Virgin Islands.

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Last Modified Date: November 09, 2016