Change in total nonfarm employment by state, over-the-month and over-the-year, seasonally adjusted

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State Oct. 2015
(thousands)
Sep. 2016
(thousands)
Oct. 2016 (p) (thousands) Over-the-month net change (thousands) Over-the-month
percent change
(%)
Over-the-year net change (thousands) Over-the-year
percent change
(%)

Alabama

1,951.4 1,968.0 1,974.6 6.6 0.3 23.2 1.2

Alaska

339.3 337.2 338.9 1.7 0.5 -0.4 -0.1

Arizona

2,664.7 2,708.4 2,717.7 9.3 0.3 53.0 2.0

Arkansas

1,219.6 1,230.8 1,231.1 0.3 0.0 11.5 0.9

California

16,197.3 16,555.6 16,586.8 31.2 0.2 389.5 2.4

Colorado

2,562.7 2,620.8 2,626.8 6.0 0.2 64.1 2.5

Connecticut

1,673.2 1,683.6 1,676.4 -7.2 -0.4 3.2 0.2

Delaware

452.7 461.6 461.2 -0.4 -0.1 8.5 1.9

District of Columbia

768.0 782.8 781.8 -1.0 -0.1 13.8 1.8

Florida

8,181.4 8,429.0 8,434.7 5.7 0.1 253.3 3.1

Georgia

4,313.2 4,403.6 4,410.3 6.7 0.2 97.1 2.3

Hawaii

640.2 654.2 654.2 0.0 0.0 14.0 2.2

Idaho

680.6 695.7 695.3 -0.4 -0.1 14.7 2.2

Illinois

5,993.1 6,020.4 6,022.6 2.2 0.0 29.5 0.5

Indiana

3,047.5 3,075.9 3,077.7 1.8 0.1 30.2 1.0

Iowa

1,565.9 1,588.4 1,583.9 -4.5 -0.3 18.0 1.1

Kansas

1,402.0 1,395.8 1,396.7 0.9 0.1 -5.3 -0.4

Kentucky

1,895.9 1,914.4 1,914.4 0.0 0.0 18.5 1.0

Louisiana

1,982.2 1,968.1 1,975.4 7.3 0.4 -6.8 -0.3

Maine

609.7 613.1 609.5 -3.6 -0.6 -0.2 0.0

Maryland

2,677.5 2,711.5 2,712.2 0.7 0.0 34.7 1.3

Massachusetts

3,505.3 3,582.2 3,576.7 -5.5 -0.2 71.4 2.0

Michigan

4,266.3 4,341.7 4,360.6 18.9 0.4 94.3 2.2

Minnesota

2,861.0 2,905.6 2,893.1 -12.5 -0.4 32.1 1.1

Mississippi

1,140.9 1,140.6 1,139.9 -0.7 -0.1 -1.0 -0.1

Missouri

2,787.6 2,829.2 2,838.5 9.3 0.3 50.9 1.8

Montana

460.8 462.2 464.4 2.2 0.5 3.6 0.8

Nebraska

1,012.4 1,017.9 1,016.3 -1.6 -0.2 3.9 0.4

Nevada

1,271.0 1,298.8 1,299.8 1.0 0.1 28.8 2.3

New Hampshire

659.7 671.2 673.7 2.5 0.4 14.0 2.1

New Jersey

4,051.4 4,087.2 4,081.6 -5.6 -0.1 30.2 0.7

New Mexico

826.2 823.4 823.1 -0.3 0.0 -3.1 -0.4

New York

9,281.9 9,388.1 9,381.9 -6.2 -0.1 100.0 1.1

North Carolina

4,259.7 4,338.7 4,344.4 5.7 0.1 84.7 2.0

North Dakota

449.3 441.5 441.2 -0.3 -0.1 -8.1 -1.8

Ohio

5,446.1 5,499.4 5,496.6 -2.8 -0.1 50.5 0.9

Oklahoma

1,668.3 1,655.9 1,656.0 0.1 0.0 -12.3 -0.7

Oregon

1,795.1 1,849.0 1,855.1 6.1 0.3 60.0 3.3

Pennsylvania

5,862.0 5,902.2 5,900.4 -1.8 0.0 38.4 0.7

Rhode Island

485.8 490.7 492.4 1.7 0.3 6.6 1.4

South Carolina

2,021.0 2,070.9 2,061.0 -9.9 -0.5 40.0 2.0

South Dakota

428.5 438.9 439.3 0.4 0.1 10.8 2.5

Tennessee

2,917.9 2,981.1 2,988.6 7.5 0.3 70.7 2.4

Texas

11,893.8 12,087.6 12,101.3 13.7 0.1 207.5 1.7

Utah

1,390.7 1,429.1 1,432.5 3.4 0.2 41.8 3.0

Vermont

313.6 317.5 315.4 -2.1 -0.7 1.8 0.6

Virginia

3,881.4 3,943.8 3,948.7 4.9 0.1 67.3 1.7

Washington

3,173.4 3,272.5 3,283.1 10.6 0.3 109.7 3.5

West Virginia

761.2 761.8 761.4 -0.4 -0.1 0.2 0.0

Wisconsin

2,906.6 2,924.6 2,935.0 10.4 0.4 28.4 1.0

Wyoming

289.0 279.0 278.8 -0.2 -0.1 -10.2 -3.5
Footnotes:

(p) Data are preliminary.

NOTE: Data are counts of jobs by place of work. Data have been revised to reflect 2015 benchmarks and updated seasonal adjustment factors. Seasonally adjusted data from January 2011 are subject to revision. Some seasonally adjusted series may have been revised back to 1990. Estimates subsequent to the current benchmark are preliminary and will be revised when new information becomes available.

 

Last Modified Date:November 18, 2016