October 28, 2011 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

State employment and unemployment, September 2011

Statistically significant employment changes from September 2010 to September 2011, selected states
State Employment change, September 2010–September 2011

Delaware

-6,100

Wyoming

8,400

North Dakota

20,000

Utah

35,200

Oklahoma

43,100

Illinois

44,400

Washington

44,800

Louisiana

44,900

Pennsylvania

48,300

Massachusetts

48,700

Arizona

57,700

Michigan

65,300

Ohio

66,800

Florida

93,500

New York

98,100

Texas

248,500

California

250,700

These data are featured in the TED article, State employment and unemployment, September 2011.

 

Unemployment rates significantly different from that of the United States, selected states, September 2011
State Unemployment rate, September 2011

Nevada

13.4

California

11.9

District of Columbia

11.1

Michigan

11.1

South Carolina

11.0

Florida

10.6

Mississippi

10.6

United States

9.1

Oklahoma

5.9

Vermont

5.8

Wyoming

5.8

New Hampshire

5.4

South Dakota

4.6

Nebraska

4.2

North Dakota

3.5

These data are featured in the TED article, State employment and unemployment, September 2011.