December 22, 2011 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

State employment and unemployment, November 2011

Statistically significant employment changes, selected states, November 2010 to November 2011
State Employment change (p) Percent change (p)

Arizona

45,400 1.9

California

233,100 1.7

Florida

98,100 1.4

Illinois

57,100 1.0

Louisiana

46,700 2.5

Massachusetts

55,600 1.7

Michigan

59,400 1.5

New York

83,600 1.0

North Dakota

17,300 4.5

Ohio

75,600 1.5

Oklahoma

43,000 2.8

Oregon

18,900 1.2

Pennsylvania

51,000 0.9

South Carolina

32,700 1.8

Texas

226,000 2.2

Utah

30,200 2.5

Washington

59,700 2.2

Wyoming

8,400 3.0

Footnotes:
(p) = preliminary

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

 

Unemployment rates significantly different from that of the United States, selected states, November 2011
State Unemployment rate, November 2011 (p)

Nevada

13.0

California

11.3

District of Columbia

10.6

Mississippi

10.5

Rhode Island

10.5

United States

8.6

Vermont

5.3

New Hampshire

5.2

South Dakota

4.3

Nebraska

4.1

North Dakota

3.4

Footnotes:
(p) = preliminary

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