LAU Economic News Releases

December jobless rates up in 4 states, down in 3; payroll jobs up in 8 states

01/18/2019

In December 2018, unemployment rates were higher in 4 states, lower in 3 states, and stable in 43 states and the District of Columbia. Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 8 states and was essentially unchanged in 42 states and the District.
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Dec. jobless rates down over the year in 250 of 388 metro areas; payroll jobs up in 61

01/30/2019

Jobless rates were lower in December than a year earlier in 250 of the 388 metropolitan areas, higher in 116, and unchanged in 22. Nonfarm payroll employment was up in 61 metropolitan areas over the year and essentially unchanged in 327.
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Jobless rates down in 32 states in 2017; employment-population ratios up in 12 states

02/27/2018

Annual average unemployment rates in 2017 decreased in 32 states and were little changed or unchanged in 18 states and the District of Columbia. Employment-population ratios increased in 12 states, decreased in 2 states, and were little changed or unchanged in 36 states and the District.
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