Considerable variation in multiple jobholding by State
July 30, 1999
The rate of multiple jobholding varied substantially across the States in 1998. Louisiana had the lowest rate—3.8 percent—and North Dakota had the highest—10.8 percent.
In addition to North Dakota, two States had multiple jobholding rates above 10 percent in 1998, putting them well above the national average of 6.0 percent. Montana had a rate of 10.6 percent, and Minnesota’s rate was 10.2 percent.
Besides Louisiana, four States had multiple jobholding rates below 5 percent in 1998. New York and Texas both had the second lowest rate—4.7 percent—followed by Mississippi (4.8 percent) and North Carolina (4.9 percent).
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Considerable variation in multiple jobholding by State on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/1999/jul/wk4/art05.htm (visited August 03, 2015).
Recent editions of Spotlight on Statistics
New estimates of personal taxes in Consumer Expenditure Survey
In 2013, the Consumer Expenditure Survey improved its personal tax data.
Trends in long-term unemployment
Long-term unemployment reached historically high levels following the recession of 2007–2009.
Housing: before, during, and after the Great Recession
looks at consumer expenditures on household items, employment in residential construction, prices for household items, and injuries in occupations involved in building and maintaining our homes.