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September jobless rates down in 7 states, up in 4; payroll jobs up in 3 states, down in 2

10/18/2019

In September, unemployment rates were lower in 7 states, higher in 4 states, and stable in 39 states and the District of Columbia. Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 3 states, decreased in 2, and was essentially unchanged in 45 states and the District.
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August jobless rates down over the year in 224 of 389 metro areas; payroll jobs up in 52

10/02/2019

Jobless rates were lower in August than a year earlier in 224 of the 389 metropolitan areas, higher in 132, and unchanged in 33. Nonfarm payroll employment was up in 52 metropolitan areas over the year and essentially unchanged in 337.
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Jobless rates down in 25 states in 2018; employment-population ratios up in 9 states

02/28/2019

Annual average unemployment rates in 2018 decreased in 25 states, increased in 1, and were little changed in 24 states and the District of Columbia. Employment-population ratios increased in 9 states, decreased in 1, and were little changed in 40 states and the District.
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