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October jobless rates down in 37 states, up in 8; payroll jobs up in 32 states, down in 2

11/20/2020

In October, unemployment rates were lower in 37 states and the District of Columbia, higher in 8 states, and stable in 5 states. Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 32 states, decreased in 2 states, and was essentially unchanged in 16 states and the District.
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Sept. jobless rates up over the year in 388 of 389 metro areas; payroll jobs down in 251

10/28/2020

Jobless rates were higher in September than a year earlier in 388 of the 389 metropolitan areas and lower in 1. Nonfarm payroll employment was down in 251 metropolitan areas over the year and essentially unchanged in 138.
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Jobless rates down in 10 states in 2019; employment-population ratios up in 16 states

03/04/2020

Annual average unemployment rates in 2019 decreased in 10 states, increased in 1, and were little changed in 39 states and the District of Columbia. Employment- population ratios increased in 16 states, decreased in 2, and were little changed in 32 states and the District.
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