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

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

1939.51959.01965.66.60.326.11.3

Alaska

340.2338.4336.7-1.7-0.5-3.5-1.0

Arizona

2615.82691.92697.25.30.281.43.1

Arkansas

1199.91224.41225.10.70.125.22.1

California

15931.316321.916381.559.60.4450.22.8

Colorado

2526.12595.82593.8-2.0-0.167.72.7

Connecticut

1669.71686.31689.83.50.220.11.2

Delaware

443.4458.6460.01.40.316.63.7

District of Columbia

765.6773.8777.43.60.511.81.5

Florida

8029.48252.88283.931.10.4254.53.2

Georgia

4230.54360.74371.310.60.2140.83.3

Hawaii

633.9651.4646.5-4.9-0.812.62.0

Idaho

669.0691.7694.73.00.425.73.8

Illinois

5944.66006.76012.15.40.167.51.1

Indiana

3023.83062.13073.111.00.449.31.6

Iowa

1560.81576.51580.84.30.320.01.3

Kansas

1396.11399.21395.5-3.7-0.3-0.60.0

Kentucky

1870.01908.91904.9-4.0-0.234.91.9

Louisiana

1990.81977.11978.51.40.1-12.3-0.6

Maine

609.8614.6612.7-1.9-0.32.90.5

Maryland

2648.92704.62704.80.20.055.92.1

Massachusetts

3477.53537.13551.013.90.473.52.1

Michigan

4226.24324.94330.75.80.1104.52.5

Minnesota

2851.62876.22891.815.60.540.21.4

Mississippi

1129.11147.11144.5-2.6-0.215.41.4

Missouri

2779.12801.22816.215.00.537.11.3

Montana

460.7464.6466.62.00.45.91.3

Nebraska

1002.11017.31017.40.10.015.31.5

Nevada

1250.21282.71283.10.40.032.92.6

New Hampshire

654.8664.9663.5-1.4-0.28.71.3

New Jersey

4002.54073.94066.4-7.5-0.263.91.6

New Mexico

825.9827.6827.60.00.01.70.2

New York

9209.89332.99343.310.40.1133.51.4

North Carolina

4215.94310.54311.51.00.095.62.3

North Dakota

457.5440.0439.9-0.10.0-17.6-3.8

Ohio

5405.95491.45477.8-13.6-0.271.91.3

Oklahoma

1665.71666.01663.6-2.4-0.1-2.1-0.1

Oregon

1766.61823.21828.95.70.362.33.5

Pennsylvania

5822.75894.65877.7-16.9-0.355.00.9

Rhode Island

484.0490.6489.1-1.5-0.35.11.1

South Carolina

1987.32039.62040.50.90.053.22.7

South Dakota

428.0432.3432.1-0.20.04.11.0

Tennessee

2869.22951.72953.01.30.083.82.9

Texas

11780.311961.611969.98.30.1189.61.6

Utah

1367.11411.71414.12.40.247.03.4

Vermont

311.2316.5317.20.70.26.01.9

Virginia

3823.73919.13907.1-12.0-0.383.42.2

Washington

3136.83230.53241.711.20.3104.93.3

West Virginia

766.1761.8761.2-0.6-0.1-4.9-0.6

Wisconsin

2881.62936.22923.6-12.6-0.442.01.5

Wyoming

292.5284.4281.7-2.7-0.9-10.8-3.7
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.