Employment up in 36 of 38 large metro areas, April 2013 to April 2014

May 29, 2014

Over the 12 months from April 2013 to April 2014, nonfarm employment rose in 36 of the 38 metropolitan areas with annual average employment levels above 750,000 in 2013. The largest over-the-year percentage increase in employment in these large metropolitan areas occurred in Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida (+4.5 percent), followed by San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California (+4.0 percent), and Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas (+3.8 percent). The over-the-year percentage decreases in employment occurred in Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan, and Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia-North Carolina (−0.3 percent each).

12-month percentage change in total nonfarm employment, metropolitan areas with annual average employment above 750,000 in 2013, not seasonally adjusted, January 2009–April 2014
MonthPhoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZLos Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CARiverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CASacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CASan Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA

Jan 2009

-6.5-3.8-5.6-3.7-2.8

Feb 2009

-7.4-4.7-6.3-4.7-3.8

Mar 2009

-7.6-5.2-6.4-5.1-4.3

Apr 2009

-7.9-6.0-6.7-5.2-4.9

May 2009

-8.2-6.2-6.6-5.4-5.1

Jun 2009

-8.7-6.4-6.8-5.7-5.4

Jul 2009

-8.3-7.1-7.1-6.7-6.4

Aug 2009

-9.1-7.3-7.0-6.8-6.3

Sep 2009

-8.7-7.3-7.2-6.7-6.4

Oct 2009

-8.0-6.5-6.4-5.5-5.5

Nov 2009

-7.2-6.0-5.8-5.2-5.0

Dec 2009

-6.6-5.5-5.3-5.3-4.6

Jan 2010

-5.6-4.6-4.8-5.2-4.1

Feb 2010

-4.7-4.1-3.9-4.7-3.5

Mar 2010

-3.7-3.6-3.3-4.1-3.0

Apr 2010

-2.7-2.1-2.2-3.4-1.3

May 2010

-1.8-1.6-1.6-2.8-0.5

Jun 2010

-1.7-1.3-1.3-2.4-0.3

Jul 2010

-1.4-0.8-1.4-1.90.6

Aug 2010

-0.9-0.3-0.6-1.70.8

Sep 2010

-0.9-0.1-0.2-1.31.1

Oct 2010

0.10.1-0.2-1.50.6

Nov 2010

0.40.40.3-1.50.6

Dec 2010

0.70.60.4-1.60.7

Jan 2011

1.00.70.2-0.91.3

Feb 2011

1.11.00.5-0.51.7

Mar 2011

1.11.00.3-0.71.5

Apr 2011

1.40.4-0.1-0.70.6

May 2011

0.90.1-0.5-1.20.0

Jun 2011

0.90.2-0.6-1.20.1

Jul 2011

1.10.60.3-0.70.3

Aug 2011

2.00.70.40.10.3

Sep 2011

2.61.00.80.40.7

Oct 2011

1.90.60.60.30.7

Nov 2011

2.10.90.70.71.1

Dec 2011

2.00.90.50.71.0

Jan 2012

2.21.11.80.80.9

Feb 2012

2.31.41.61.11.0

Mar 2012

2.41.61.61.31.3

Apr 2012

2.02.32.22.22.5

May 2012

2.02.62.62.63.0

Jun 2012

2.92.83.03.43.3

Jul 2012

2.52.52.72.72.9

Aug 2012

2.82.92.92.63.1

Sep 2012

2.62.72.82.02.8

Oct 2012

2.83.44.02.83.6

Nov 2012

3.03.74.13.03.7

Dec 2012

3.23.64.02.93.8

Jan 2013

2.83.23.83.73.7

Feb 2013

3.03.34.13.73.6

Mar 2013

2.83.04.23.73.7

Apr 2013

3.02.54.02.52.7

May 2013

3.02.43.92.32.3

Jun 2013

2.82.43.82.02.1

Jul 2013

3.12.84.12.52.5

Aug 2013

2.93.04.42.62.4

Sep 2013

2.62.84.72.92.4

Oct 2013

2.42.43.62.12.1

Nov 2013

2.32.13.42.01.7

Dec 2013

2.31.74.12.51.5

Jan 2014

2.72.33.21.72.0

Feb 2014

2.22.12.91.32.2

Mar 2014

2.22.22.71.92.5

Apr 2014 (p)

2.22.12.42.72.2
Footnotes:

(p) Preliminary.

 

12-month percentage change in total nonfarm employment, metropolitan areas with annual average employment above 750,000 in 2013, not seasonally adjusted, January 2009–April 2014 (continued)
MonthSan Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CASan Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CADenver-Aurora-Broomfield, COWashington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WVMiami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL

Jan 2009

-2.9-3.2-2.0-0.7-5.9

Feb 2009

-4.0-4.5-3.1-1.1-6.6

Mar 2009

-4.5-5.3-3.8-1.4-7.1

Apr 2009

-5.0-5.8-4.2-2.0-6.9

May 2009

-5.4-6.1-4.4-2.0-7.0

Jun 2009

-5.8-6.4-4.8-1.9-6.9

Jul 2009

-6.5-8.3-4.9-1.9-6.4

Aug 2009

-7.1-8.3-5.4-2.2-6.4

Sep 2009

-6.7-7.9-5.1-2.3-6.2

Oct 2009

-5.9-6.6-4.7-1.7-5.4

Nov 2009

-5.5-5.9-4.4-1.3-4.9

Dec 2009

-5.4-5.5-4.1-1.2-4.7

Jan 2010

-4.7-4.5-3.7-1.3-3.7

Feb 2010

-4.1-3.5-2.6-1.9-3.0

Mar 2010

-3.3-2.5-1.9-0.7-2.4

Apr 2010

-2.3-1.1-1.10.5-1.5

May 2010

-1.5-0.3-0.60.8-0.7

Jun 2010

-1.2-0.1-0.30.9-0.6

Jul 2010

-0.91.20.20.9-0.1

Aug 2010

-0.40.90.40.50.1

Sep 2010

0.21.10.41.20.2

Oct 2010

-0.11.60.81.20.6

Nov 2010

0.01.71.01.10.7

Dec 2010

0.32.01.11.20.9

Jan 2011

0.82.21.61.61.4

Feb 2011

1.12.61.42.81.5

Mar 2011

1.02.51.51.91.4

Apr 2011

1.22.11.91.52.0

May 2011

1.01.61.50.71.3

Jun 2011

1.02.21.70.81.4

Jul 2011

2.02.41.41.21.7

Aug 2011

2.52.61.71.41.8

Sep 2011

2.22.92.11.82.3

Oct 2011

2.22.51.61.32.1

Nov 2011

2.42.41.91.22.2

Dec 2011

2.52.52.11.22.2

Jan 2012

2.62.82.31.12.2

Feb 2012

2.92.82.41.22.3

Mar 2012

3.13.22.81.42.5

Apr 2012

3.43.72.41.02.0

May 2012

3.84.02.61.52.4

Jun 2012

4.24.22.91.42.6

Jul 2012

4.04.13.10.82.3

Aug 2012

4.14.42.81.32.3

Sep 2012

3.84.12.81.12.2

Oct 2012

4.54.63.51.62.5

Nov 2012

4.84.83.61.72.6

Dec 2012

4.94.83.51.52.3

Jan 2013

4.64.63.61.62.3

Feb 2013

4.84.83.81.62.6

Mar 2013

4.94.53.71.22.5

Apr 2013

4.44.33.71.32.5

May 2013

4.14.43.61.32.6

Jun 2013

3.54.03.50.92.7

Jul 2013

3.74.53.61.02.9

Aug 2013

3.95.04.10.93.0

Sep 2013

3.84.83.90.72.9

Oct 2013

3.34.03.60.52.5

Nov 2013

3.14.13.10.52.3

Dec 2013

3.04.22.90.52.7

Jan 2014

2.94.52.90.73.0

Feb 2014

2.64.53.00.23.0

Mar 2014

2.34.32.70.23.1

Apr 2014 (p)

2.24.02.80.23.2
Footnotes:

(p) Preliminary.

 

12-month percentage change in total nonfarm employment, metropolitan areas with annual average employment above 750,000 in 2013, not seasonally adjusted, January 2009–April 2014 (continued)
MonthOrlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FLTampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FLAtlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GAChicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WIIndianapolis-Carmel, IN

Jan 2009

-5.5-5.6-4.2-3.5-2.6

Feb 2009

-6.4-6.2-4.9-3.9-3.3

Mar 2009

-6.9-6.5-5.3-4.6-3.9

Apr 2009

-6.5-6.1-5.6-5.3-4.5

May 2009

-6.7-6.3-6.0-5.6-5.2

Jun 2009

-6.8-6.4-6.2-5.8-5.3

Jul 2009

-7.0-6.2-6.2-6.1-5.6

Aug 2009

-6.9-6.2-6.6-6.3-5.6

Sep 2009

-6.5-6.0-6.2-6.0-5.2

Oct 2009

-5.9-5.5-5.8-5.7-5.0

Nov 2009

-5.1-5.2-5.3-5.2-4.1

Dec 2009

-4.9-5.1-4.9-4.8-3.6

Jan 2010

-4.1-4.3-4.3-4.1-2.8

Feb 2010

-3.5-3.6-3.8-3.4-2.6

Mar 2010

-2.5-2.9-2.9-2.7-1.7

Apr 2010

-1.3-2.3-1.8-1.7-0.1

May 2010

-0.5-1.1-0.9-1.00.1

Jun 2010

0.0-0.8-0.5-0.80.3

Jul 2010

0.7-0.20.1-0.80.6

Aug 2010

0.8-0.10.2-0.30.8

Sep 2010

0.5-0.10.20.00.3

Oct 2010

1.20.90.90.51.1

Nov 2010

1.11.11.10.80.9

Dec 2010

1.21.31.00.91.0

Jan 2011

1.41.60.51.01.4

Feb 2011

1.41.51.81.01.6

Mar 2011

1.31.42.01.31.8

Apr 2011

1.21.81.81.41.5

May 2011

0.60.91.40.91.4

Jun 2011

0.60.91.31.20.7

Jul 2011

1.01.31.41.81.7

Aug 2011

1.01.61.71.81.9

Sep 2011

2.02.42.01.92.9

Oct 2011

1.41.71.51.42.3

Nov 2011

1.91.91.71.42.4

Dec 2011

1.91.91.81.42.9

Jan 2012

2.22.32.51.62.7

Feb 2012

2.52.31.51.73.9

Mar 2012

2.82.21.41.73.3

Apr 2012

2.32.31.51.42.5

May 2012

2.42.61.71.62.8

Jun 2012

2.62.62.11.83.7

Jul 2012

2.42.21.61.52.6

Aug 2012

2.52.31.81.63.0

Sep 2012

2.21.61.51.62.6

Oct 2012

3.12.01.91.62.5

Nov 2012

3.32.32.31.72.6

Dec 2012

3.12.32.11.82.2

Jan 2013

2.62.02.31.51.9

Feb 2013

2.92.22.41.71.5

Mar 2013

2.72.22.11.61.7

Apr 2013

2.82.22.31.32.1

May 2013

3.22.42.11.61.9

Jun 2013

3.52.42.11.62.0

Jul 2013

3.52.82.61.42.3

Aug 2013

3.82.82.71.42.2

Sep 2013

3.62.82.91.22.2

Oct 2013

3.52.52.61.62.2

Nov 2013

3.02.62.31.42.0

Dec 2013

3.52.32.61.31.8

Jan 2014

3.62.42.51.31.2

Feb 2014

3.62.51.80.81.1

Mar 2014

3.42.62.10.72.2

Apr 2014 (p)

4.52.62.00.82.0
Footnotes:

(p) Preliminary.

 

12-month percentage change in total nonfarm employment, metropolitan areas with annual average employment above 750,000 in 2013, not seasonally adjusted, January 2009–April 2014 (continued)
MonthBaltimore-Towson, MDBoston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH Metropolitan NECTADetroit-Warren-Livonia, MIMinneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WIKansas City, MO-KS

Jan 2009

-2.5-2.0-8.2-2.9-1.9

Feb 2009

-2.9-2.4-7.8-3.5-2.5

Mar 2009

-3.3-2.9-7.7-4.2-3.1

Apr 2009

-3.3-3.0-7.9-4.1-3.6

May 2009

-3.2-3.3-9.3-4.4-3.5

Jun 2009

-3.1-3.7-10.2-5.0-3.7

Jul 2009

-3.6-4.0-8.6-5.0-4.1

Aug 2009

-3.8-3.9-9.0-5.3-4.1

Sep 2009

-3.2-3.6-8.5-5.6-4.2

Oct 2009

-3.0-3.4-7.9-5.0-4.4

Nov 2009

-2.7-3.0-7.5-4.6-4.0

Dec 2009

-2.5-2.5-6.8-4.1-3.7

Jan 2010

-1.9-1.1-3.3-3.6-3.7

Feb 2010

-2.7-0.9-3.5-3.0-3.2

Mar 2010

-0.7-0.3-3.1-2.2-2.5

Apr 2010

0.10.0-1.8-0.8-1.3

May 2010

0.20.60.1-0.6-0.6

Jun 2010

0.30.51.1-0.1-0.6

Jul 2010

0.41.11.0-0.3-1.2

Aug 2010

0.61.10.70.2-0.9

Sep 2010

0.40.91.00.80.0

Oct 2010

0.81.21.31.10.6

Nov 2010

1.01.21.61.20.7

Dec 2010

1.01.31.61.20.9

Jan 2011

1.40.62.22.00.9

Feb 2011

2.90.92.42.20.9

Mar 2011

1.61.02.92.31.3

Apr 2011

1.31.32.92.00.4

May 2011

1.10.92.52.00.3

Jun 2011

1.01.32.41.90.2

Jul 2011

1.41.72.71.41.2

Aug 2011

1.51.53.42.51.1

Sep 2011

1.91.83.23.10.9

Oct 2011

1.51.33.02.40.8

Nov 2011

1.71.43.22.41.3

Dec 2011

1.81.43.12.51.2

Jan 2012

2.11.73.52.11.9

Feb 2012

2.11.73.42.12.1

Mar 2012

1.91.93.52.21.9

Apr 2012

1.41.22.41.61.6

May 2012

1.61.62.61.31.7

Jun 2012

1.62.22.71.61.9

Jul 2012

1.41.52.91.91.2

Aug 2012

1.61.82.71.22.0

Sep 2012

1.81.62.01.21.3

Oct 2012

1.61.81.91.41.4

Nov 2012

1.72.02.01.51.2

Dec 2012

1.61.92.21.31.0

Jan 2013

1.41.71.91.80.9

Feb 2013

1.51.82.02.10.7

Mar 2013

1.41.71.81.70.3

Apr 2013

1.41.92.01.50.9

May 2013

1.62.02.32.11.0

Jun 2013

1.51.72.32.11.2

Jul 2013

1.11.71.31.81.2

Aug 2013

1.01.81.81.91.1

Sep 2013

1.21.61.71.81.6

Oct 2013

1.61.61.52.11.1

Nov 2013

1.71.21.21.70.9

Dec 2013

1.21.10.71.80.6

Jan 2014

1.11.30.11.50.2

Feb 2014

1.01.3-0.31.30.4

Mar 2014

1.11.1-0.21.40.8

Apr 2014 (p)

1.81.2-0.31.60.6
Footnotes:

(p) Preliminary.

 

12-month percentage change in total nonfarm employment, metropolitan areas with annual average employment above 750,000 in 2013, not seasonally adjusted, January 2009–April 2014 (continued)
MonthSt. Louis, MO-ILLas Vegas-Paradise, NVNew York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PACharlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SCCincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN

Jan 2009

-3.1-6.9-2.4-3.8-3.5

Feb 2009

-3.6-7.7-2.8-4.7-4.0

Mar 2009

-3.7-8.8-3.2-5.4-4.2

Apr 2009

-3.9-9.7-3.6-5.9-5.3

May 2009

-4.4-10.5-3.5-6.2-5.4

Jun 2009

-4.9-10.7-3.7-6.4-5.4

Jul 2009

-4.7-10.9-3.6-6.4-5.8

Aug 2009

-4.8-11.0-3.7-6.5-5.7

Sep 2009

-4.9-10.4-3.8-6.8-5.2

Oct 2009

-4.6-9.7-3.4-6.7-5.2

Nov 2009

-4.2-8.7-3.1-5.9-4.6

Dec 2009

-3.6-7.2-2.7-5.8-4.4

Jan 2010

-2.8-6.7-2.2-4.1-3.8

Feb 2010

-2.3-6.0-1.8-3.5-3.4

Mar 2010

-1.6-5.1-1.1-2.4-2.4

Apr 2010

-1.2-3.30.0-1.0-1.1

May 2010

-0.9-2.50.3-0.1-0.7

Jun 2010

-0.9-2.00.4-0.1-0.5

Jul 2010

-0.5-1.3-0.10.1-0.5

Aug 2010

0.0-1.00.10.3-0.7

Sep 2010

0.0-1.90.60.5-0.5

Oct 2010

0.6-1.10.92.10.1

Nov 2010

0.8-1.00.92.30.1

Dec 2010

0.5-1.40.82.5-0.1

Jan 2011

0.9-0.11.12.00.4

Feb 2011

0.7-0.21.32.90.7

Mar 2011

0.70.51.22.70.6

Apr 2011

1.40.21.22.70.6

May 2011

1.10.00.72.00.3

Jun 2011

1.10.01.02.30.3

Jul 2011

1.40.51.72.71.4

Aug 2011

1.10.51.62.91.7

Sep 2011

1.21.51.83.01.8

Oct 2011

0.71.41.42.11.2

Nov 2011

0.71.31.52.51.4

Dec 2011

1.01.41.52.51.8

Jan 2012

0.31.41.73.21.8

Feb 2012

0.51.71.92.61.9

Mar 2012

0.41.52.12.81.9

Apr 2012

-0.21.51.42.51.5

May 2012

0.02.01.83.11.9

Jun 2012

0.02.41.82.62.3

Jul 2012

-0.41.81.23.01.0

Aug 2012

-0.32.41.52.61.4

Sep 2012

-0.32.41.62.71.6

Oct 2012

0.12.51.73.42.0

Nov 2012

0.32.91.13.11.6

Dec 2012

0.42.71.73.21.4

Jan 2013

0.42.81.42.61.3

Feb 2013

0.62.71.32.71.5

Mar 2013

0.12.91.32.51.2

Apr 2013

0.62.91.92.61.7

May 2013

0.82.71.62.31.6

Jun 2013

0.72.71.62.41.4

Jul 2013

1.13.12.12.71.9

Aug 2013

1.13.31.92.51.9

Sep 2013

1.03.01.72.41.8

Oct 2013

0.82.61.62.61.9

Nov 2013

0.72.92.12.31.7

Dec 2013

0.53.11.22.31.3

Jan 2014

0.62.91.62.81.8

Feb 2014

0.13.51.31.91.6

Mar 2014

0.93.61.02.41.9

Apr 2014 (p)

0.73.01.12.01.7
Footnotes:

(p) Preliminary.

 

12-month percentage change in total nonfarm employment, metropolitan areas with annual average employment above 750,000 in 2013, not seasonally adjusted, January 2009–April 2014 (continued)
MonthCleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OHColumbus, OHPortland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WAPhiladelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MDPittsburgh, PA

Jan 2009

-3.9-2.2-3.6-2.2-1.2

Feb 2009

-4.2-2.8-4.6-2.5-1.5

Mar 2009

-4.3-2.8-5.4-3.1-1.9

Apr 2009

-5.3-3.4-5.9-3.7-2.3

May 2009

-6.0-3.6-6.1-3.6-2.6

Jun 2009

-6.4-3.9-6.4-3.8-2.8

Jul 2009

-6.4-4.4-6.8-3.9-3.1

Aug 2009

-6.6-4.4-6.9-4.1-3.1

Sep 2009

-6.3-4.3-7.0-4.1-3.1

Oct 2009

-6.0-4.1-6.1-3.5-3.0

Nov 2009

-5.3-3.7-5.6-3.2-2.6

Dec 2009

-4.8-3.6-4.7-3.2-2.2

Jan 2010

-4.0-3.0-3.9-2.6-2.0

Feb 2010

-3.6-2.4-3.1-2.6-2.1

Mar 2010

-3.0-1.8-2.2-1.7-1.0

Apr 2010

-1.9-0.9-1.3-0.9-0.1

May 2010

-1.0-0.5-0.7-0.20.2

Jun 2010

-0.7-0.20.0-0.10.8

Jul 2010

0.00.30.00.01.3

Aug 2010

0.30.50.50.21.4

Sep 2010

0.10.70.70.21.4

Oct 2010

0.60.91.40.11.6

Nov 2010

0.61.31.60.51.6

Dec 2010

0.71.51.80.71.6

Jan 2011

0.21.51.90.52.3

Feb 2011

0.81.92.11.02.7

Mar 2011

0.91.92.11.02.3

Apr 2011

1.22.32.30.91.8

May 2011

0.82.11.80.01.7

Jun 2011

0.82.01.80.11.6

Jul 2011

1.32.72.10.11.2

Aug 2011

1.62.92.10.11.1

Sep 2011

1.13.42.10.51.6

Oct 2011

0.73.11.60.11.5

Nov 2011

1.33.41.80.11.6

Dec 2011

1.33.31.90.21.4

Jan 2012

1.63.42.10.31.3

Feb 2012

1.73.72.10.51.7

Mar 2012

2.13.82.20.72.0

Apr 2012

1.73.01.80.01.6

May 2012

2.13.32.20.41.3

Jun 2012

2.43.92.20.60.9

Jul 2012

1.52.52.10.50.9

Aug 2012

1.32.52.30.90.9

Sep 2012

1.73.02.10.80.6

Oct 2012

2.13.42.21.00.8

Nov 2012

1.83.42.11.20.7

Dec 2012

1.73.12.01.00.5

Jan 2013

1.63.21.60.90.3

Feb 2013

1.02.61.91.00.3

Mar 2013

0.72.41.90.8-0.3

Apr 2013

0.62.82.21.0-0.2

May 2013

0.82.82.10.9-0.1

Jun 2013

0.82.52.21.0-0.1

Jul 2013

0.72.92.31.10.2

Aug 2013

1.33.12.61.00.2

Sep 2013

0.72.72.70.90.2

Oct 2013

0.31.32.30.80.0

Nov 2013

0.11.12.30.80.1

Dec 2013

0.01.32.40.3-0.2

Jan 2014

0.20.83.00.7-0.3

Feb 2014

0.80.92.50.3-0.5

Mar 2014

0.51.22.80.1-0.6

Apr 2014 (p)

0.60.92.80.50.5
Footnotes:

(p) Preliminary.

 

12-month percentage change in total nonfarm employment, metropolitan areas with annual average employment above 750,000 in 2013, not seasonally adjusted, January 2009–April 2014 (continued)
MonthNashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TNAustin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TXDallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TXHouston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TXSan Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

Jan 2009

-3.3-0.5-1.80.3-0.4

Feb 2009

-3.8-1.4-2.7-0.5-1.0

Mar 2009

-4.5-1.7-3.1-1.1-1.4

Apr 2009

-4.8-1.8-3.5-2.0-1.9

May 2009

-5.3-2.0-3.9-2.4-2.2

Jun 2009

-5.7-2.2-4.2-2.9-2.1

Jul 2009

-5.4-2.5-4.3-3.6-2.4

Aug 2009

-5.4-2.8-4.5-4.1-2.6

Sep 2009

-5.2-3.1-4.5-3.3-2.5

Oct 2009

-4.4-2.8-4.2-3.9-2.2

Nov 2009

-3.5-2.7-3.9-4.3-1.9

Dec 2009

-3.4-2.3-3.6-4.1-1.6

Jan 2010

-2.3-1.4-3.0-3.5-0.8

Feb 2010

-1.7-0.7-2.4-3.0-0.3

Mar 2010

-0.60.4-1.5-2.10.3

Apr 2010

0.80.6-0.9-1.00.6

May 2010

1.61.0-0.2-0.31.3

Jun 2010

1.81.60.3-0.11.1

Jul 2010

1.81.80.50.51.0

Aug 2010

1.82.00.70.91.2

Sep 2010

2.52.01.01.01.2

Oct 2010

2.92.91.51.51.6

Nov 2010

2.73.11.61.71.3

Dec 2010

2.73.21.81.91.4

Jan 2011

2.43.12.12.01.6

Feb 2011

2.83.32.12.11.5

Mar 2011

2.93.12.22.31.6

Apr 2011

2.83.72.62.51.8

May 2011

2.43.22.22.01.3

Jun 2011

2.73.12.42.41.5

Jul 2011

3.63.42.72.62.3

Aug 2011

3.83.62.92.72.3

Sep 2011

3.23.93.23.12.6

Oct 2011

3.03.02.42.71.9

Nov 2011

3.33.12.62.92.1

Dec 2011

3.53.32.53.12.1

Jan 2012

4.03.82.63.22.1

Feb 2012

4.13.62.93.62.2

Mar 2012

4.53.52.73.72.1

Apr 2012

3.63.02.43.32.0

May 2012

3.53.42.63.92.2

Jun 2012

3.83.72.63.92.6

Jul 2012

3.13.82.23.92.3

Aug 2012

3.23.82.54.22.8

Sep 2012

3.24.02.34.12.7

Oct 2012

3.34.52.64.53.0

Nov 2012

3.55.13.04.63.2

Dec 2012

3.44.73.04.43.2

Jan 2013

3.04.32.44.03.0

Feb 2013

3.24.62.64.53.3

Mar 2013

2.64.62.44.13.1

Apr 2013

3.04.92.34.03.1

May 2013

3.24.82.43.72.9

Jun 2013

3.24.92.53.53.0

Jul 2013

3.44.83.03.53.0

Aug 2013

3.54.52.93.22.5

Sep 2013

3.34.53.03.12.6

Oct 2013

3.14.23.03.12.6

Nov 2013

2.93.82.72.82.1

Dec 2013

2.74.12.22.82.1

Jan 2014

3.44.43.23.42.4

Feb 2014

3.03.93.02.92.1

Mar 2014

3.13.83.12.91.9

Apr 2014 (p)

3.13.53.83.12.2
Footnotes:

(p) Preliminary.

 

12-month percentage change in total nonfarm employment, metropolitan areas with annual average employment above 750,000 in 2013, not seasonally adjusted, January 2009–April 2014 (continued)
MonthVirginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NCSeattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WAMilwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

Jan 2009

-2.3-2.3-2.7

Feb 2009

-2.9-3.3-3.3

Mar 2009

-3.2-3.9-4.2

Apr 2009

-3.2-4.7-4.6

May 2009

-3.4-5.0-5.0

Jun 2009

-3.8-5.4-5.3

Jul 2009

-4.3-5.9-5.7

Aug 2009

-4.3-6.7-5.7

Sep 2009

-3.9-6.1-5.3

Oct 2009

-3.1-4.7-5.3

Nov 2009

-2.8-5.7-5.1

Dec 2009

-2.5-5.1-4.7

Jan 2010

-2.4-4.7-3.8

Feb 2010

-2.3-4.2-3.2

Mar 2010

-1.7-3.2-2.3

Apr 2010

-0.8-2.0-1.6

May 2010

-0.7-1.4-1.1

Jun 2010

-0.7-1.1-1.1

Jul 2010

-0.1-0.50.1

Aug 2010

-0.1-0.20.4

Sep 2010

-0.1-0.1-0.3

Oct 2010

-0.10.60.4

Nov 2010

-0.10.90.9

Dec 2010

-0.11.10.7

Jan 2011

-0.11.20.7

Feb 2011

0.31.61.1

Mar 2011

0.41.41.1

Apr 2011

0.31.61.0

May 2011

0.01.40.6

Jun 2011

0.31.60.8

Jul 2011

0.51.90.8

Aug 2011

0.52.10.7

Sep 2011

0.72.00.9

Oct 2011

0.21.70.1

Nov 2011

0.41.90.1

Dec 2011

0.61.90.1

Jan 2012

1.02.00.0

Feb 2012

1.22.10.2

Mar 2012

0.92.40.6

Apr 2012

0.52.10.3

May 2012

0.42.51.0

Jun 2012

0.32.60.9

Jul 2012

0.22.30.4

Aug 2012

0.42.50.6

Sep 2012

0.32.50.8

Oct 2012

1.42.71.3

Nov 2012

1.62.81.5

Dec 2012

1.52.71.5

Jan 2013

1.53.01.1

Feb 2013

1.43.11.6

Mar 2013

1.32.81.2

Apr 2013

1.22.80.9

May 2013

1.32.80.7

Jun 2013

1.32.60.9

Jul 2013

1.42.91.3

Aug 2013

1.53.11.4

Sep 2013

1.22.91.5

Oct 2013

-0.22.51.3

Nov 2013

0.12.20.8

Dec 2013

0.02.50.8

Jan 2014

-0.22.51.5

Feb 2014

-0.42.10.4

Mar 2014

-0.22.40.4

Apr 2014 (p)

-0.32.51.5

The over-the-year employment increase in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington was also one of the largest when measured by number of employees; in April 2014 employment in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington was up 115,900 compared with a year earlier. The largest over-the-year employment increase occurred in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California (+118,200, an increase of 2.1 percent). The largest over-the-year decrease in employment occurred in Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan (−5,500).

Among all of the nation's metropolitan areas, nonfarm payroll employment increased from April 2013 to April 2014 in 302 metropolitan areas, decreased in 63 areas, and was unchanged in 7 areas.

These data are from the Current Employment Statistics (State and Metro Area) program. Data for the most recent month are preliminary and subject to revision. The data are not seasonally adjusted. To learn more, see "Metropolitan Area Employment and Unemployment — April 2014" (HTML) (PDF), news release USDL‑14‑0948.

SUGGESTED CITATION

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Editor's Desk, Employment up in 36 of 38 large metro areas, April 2013 to April 2014 on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2014/ted_20140529.htm (visited August 29, 2014).

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