Current Employment Statistics sample by State

Each month the Current Employment Statistics (CES) program surveys about 144,000 businesses and government agencies nationwide, representing approximately 554,000 individual worksites, in order to provide detailed industry data on employment, hours, and earnings for the nation as a whole, all States, and most major metropolitan areas. The table below presents the number of businesses and worksites that are surveyed each month by State. For more details on the CES sample, please visit http://www.bls.gov/ces/cestn.htm.

Current Employment Statistics sample by State
UI Accounts Establishments

TOTAL US

143,814 553,927

Alabama

2,577 10,869

Alaska

1,248 2,563

Arizona

2,372 7,990

Arkansas

1,453 5,805

California

12,356 57,908

Colorado

2,316 8,657

Connecticut

2,059 6,850

Delaware

1,017 1,845

District of Columbia

892 1,360

Florida

5,383 36,244

Georgia

3,834 19,101

Hawaii

756 3,421

Idaho

1,614 3,997

Illinois

7,155 20,037

Indiana

2,423 10,311

Iowa

2,125 7,454

Kansas

2,454 7,022

Kentucky

2,090 7,648

Louisiana

1,968 7,867

Maine

1,528 3,998

Maryland

2,100 7,991

Massachusetts

4,268 12,837

Michigan

5,000 14,967

Minnesota

2,420 9,528

Mississippi

1,788 5,850

Missouri

2,636 12,540

Montana

1,654 3,210

Nebraska

1,745 5,187

Nevada

954 3,387

New Hampshire

1,230 3,557

New Jersey

3,996 13,698

New Mexico

1,361 3,298

New York

7,667 27,977

North Carolina

3,657 20,484

North Dakota

1,095 2,193

Ohio

4,108 20,342

Oklahoma

1,669 6,123

Oregon

2,755 9,136

Pennsylvania

4,817 21,983

Rhode Island

1,044 2,004

South Carolina

2,112 8,063

South Dakota

1,491 2,960

Tennessee

3,789 11,733

Texas

6,970 41,771

Utah

1,811 5,659

Vermont

1,316 2,218

Virginia

2,744 12,757

Washington

4,295 13,967

West Virginia

1,618 5,816

Wisconsin

2,509 9,105

Wyoming

1,575 2,639

Puerto Rico

1,136 4,413

Virgin Islands

338 353

Notes
1. U.S. Total excludes Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands
2. U.S. Total rounded to thousands
3. State totals rounded to tens

 

Last Modified Date: March 18, 2014