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

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State May 2015
(thousands)
Apr. 2016
(thousands)
May 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

1,945.91,966.41,967.00.60.021.11.1

Alaska

341.4337.5339.52.00.6-1.9-0.6

Arizona

2,616.72,697.02,692.4-4.6-0.275.72.9

Arkansas

1,204.11,225.01,226.21.20.122.11.8

California

15,966.816,391.916,407.115.20.1440.32.8

Colorado

2,531.32,593.02,593.30.30.062.02.4

Connecticut

1,674.21,689.51,688.1-1.4-0.113.90.8

Delaware

447.3460.2458.3-1.9-0.411.02.5

District of Columbia

767.0777.9784.76.80.917.72.3

Florida

8,058.38,287.78,312.224.50.3253.93.2

Georgia

4,245.94,370.34,370.50.20.0124.62.9

Hawaii

634.6647.2648.31.10.213.72.2

Idaho

670.6694.4692.1-2.3-0.321.53.2

Illinois

5,958.46,007.36,004.8-2.50.046.40.8

Indiana

3,028.63,074.93,067.3-7.6-0.238.71.3

Iowa

1,559.91,582.11,577.9-4.2-0.318.01.2

Kansas

1,398.71,395.41,398.02.60.2-0.7-0.1

Kentucky

1,881.41,903.91,904.50.60.023.11.2

Louisiana

1,993.81,979.91,975.2-4.7-0.2-18.6-0.9

Maine

610.2612.2611.8-0.4-0.11.60.3

Maryland

2,658.82,704.92,707.42.50.148.61.8

Massachusetts

3,492.53,552.33,545.9-6.4-0.253.41.5

Michigan

4,238.54,331.14,318.4-12.7-0.379.91.9

Minnesota

2,858.32,890.52,888.6-1.9-0.130.31.1

Mississippi

1,132.41,144.11,141.9-2.2-0.29.50.8

Missouri

2,785.32,815.32,809.4-5.9-0.224.10.9

Montana

460.9466.4463.7-2.7-0.62.80.6

Nebraska

1,002.91,017.11,019.42.30.216.51.6

Nevada

1,253.41,282.31,278.5-3.8-0.325.12.0

New Hampshire

656.6665.1661.1-4.0-0.64.50.7

New Jersey

4,018.14,072.94,066.1-6.8-0.248.01.2

New Mexico

826.2829.7830.30.60.14.10.5

New York

9,242.29,347.09,332.0-15.0-0.289.81.0

North Carolina

4,229.64,309.34,307.7-1.60.078.11.8

North Dakota

454.9439.0439.30.30.1-15.6-3.4

Ohio

5,415.95,477.65,486.89.20.270.91.3

Oklahoma

1,666.91,664.81,664.1-0.70.0-2.8-0.2

Oregon

1,770.61,828.91,830.11.20.159.53.4

Pennsylvania

5,831.85,881.25,871.0-10.2-0.239.20.7

Rhode Island

485.6488.7486.7-2.0-0.41.10.2

South Carolina

1,996.42,039.92,043.73.80.247.32.4

South Dakota

428.2432.3433.91.60.45.71.3

Tennessee

2,877.92,952.22,938.8-13.4-0.560.92.1

Texas

11,801.911,973.511,973.70.20.0171.81.5

Utah

1,371.51,415.51,416.51.00.145.03.3

Vermont

312.0317.2316.4-0.8-0.34.41.4

Virginia

3,834.53,908.53,902.4-6.1-0.267.91.8

Washington

3,145.33,237.43,246.18.70.3100.83.2

West Virginia

766.4761.2767.86.60.91.40.2

Wisconsin

2,883.62,925.82,931.35.50.247.71.7

Wyoming

290.8282.1282.0-0.10.0-8.8-3.0
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.