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Boulder, CO, has largest county 3rd quarter 2019 over-the-year wage gain at 18.4%


From third quarter 2018 to third quarter 2019, Boulder, CO, had the largest county percentage increase in average weekly wages at 18.4 percent. New Hanover, NC, had the largest county over-the-year percentage increase in employment in September 2019 at 5.8 percent.

County Employment and Wages (QCEW) database now fully updated through 3rd quarter 2019


BLS updated the full Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW) database through the third quarter of 2019. Links to updated databases, files, and tables can be found at
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