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County Employment and Wages (QCEW) database now fully updated through 2nd quarter 2019


BLS updated the full Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW) database through the second quarter of 2019. Links to updated databases, files, and tables can be found at
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Benton, AR, has largest county 2nd quarter 2019 over-the-year wage gain at 16.3%


From second quarter 2018 to second quarter 2019, Benton, AR, had the largest county percentage increase in average weekly wages at 16.3 percent. Adams, CO, had the largest county over-the-year percentage increase in employment in June 2019 at 5.3 percent.

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