October 22, 2012 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Employment by state, September 2012

States with statistically significant employment changes from September 2011 to September 2012,(p) seasonally adjusted
State Employment Over-the-year change, September 2011–September 2012
September 2011 September 2012 Numeric change Percent change

Arizona

2,416,400 2,469,500 53,100 2.2

California

14,085,900 14,347,900 262,000 1.9

Colorado

2,262,900 2,300,200 37,300 1.6

Florida

7,286,300 7,349,800 63,500 0.9

Georgia

3,885,800 3,942,100 56,300 1.4

Hawaii

593,400 605,700 12,300 2.1

Idaho

607,700 618,800 11,100 1.8

Illinois

5,659,000 5,711,500 52,500 0.9

Indiana

2,834,500 2,899,600 65,100 2.3

Kentucky

1,793,700 1,840,700 47,000 2.6

Louisiana

1,915,200 1,938,500 23,300 1.2

Massachusetts

3,205,000 3,249,600 44,600 1.4

Michigan

3,944,000 3,982,700 38,700 1.0

Minnesota

2,684,300 2,713,500 29,200 1.1

Montana

426,300 434,200 7,900 1.9

Nebraska

945,600 958,300 12,700 1.3

New Jersey

3,861,400 3,905,400 44,000 1.1

New York

8,700,000 8,825,000 125,000 1.4

North Carolina

3,921,500 3,953,000 31,500 0.8

North Dakota

398,400 420,700 22,300 5.6

Ohio

5,088,500 5,177,200 88,700 1.7

Oklahoma

1,557,100 1,596,700 39,600 2.5

Pennsylvania

5,692,800 5,733,900 41,100 0.7

South Carolina

1,831,200 1,860,500 29,300 1.6

Tennessee

2,664,700 2,685,100 20,400 0.8

Texas

10,594,900 10,857,600 262,700 2.5

Utah

1,218,800 1,238,600 19,800 1.6

Virginia

3,686,500 3,722,500 36,000 1.0

Washington

2,823,000 2,880,600 57,600 2.0

West Virginia

757,500 747,500 -10,000 -1.3

Footnotes:
(p) Preliminary

These data are featured in the TED article, Employment by state, September 2012.

 

 

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