LAU Economic News Releases

June jobless rates down in 10 states, up in 2; payroll jobs up in 14 states

07/21/2017

In June, unemployment rates were lower in 10 states, higher in 2 states, and stable in 38 states and the District of Columbia. Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 14 states and was essentially unchanged in 36 states and the District.
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May jobless rates down over the year in 298 of 388 metro areas; payroll jobs up in 304

06/28/2017

Jobless rates were lower in May than a year earlier in 298 of the 388 metropolitan areas, higher in 66, and unchanged in 24. Nonfarm payroll employment was up in 304 metropolitan areas over the year, down in 77, and unchanged in 6.
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Jobless rates down in 38 states in 2016; employment-population ratios up in 36 states

02/28/2017

Annual average unemployment rates in 2016 decreased in 38 states and the District of Columbia, increased in 9 states, and were unchanged in 3 states. Employment-population ratios increased in 36 states and the District, decreased in 12 states, and were unchanged in 2 states.
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