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October jobless rates down in 4 states, up in 2; payroll jobs up in 4 states, down in 1

11/19/2019

In October, unemployment rates were lower in 4 states, higher in 2 states, and stable in 44 states and the District of Columbia. Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 4 states, decreased in 1, and was essentially unchanged in 45 states and the District.
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October jobless rates down over the year in 240 of 389 metro areas; payroll jobs up in 49

11/27/2019

Jobless rates were lower in October than a year earlier in 240 of the 389 metropolitan areas, higher in 121, and unchanged in 28. Nonfarm payroll employment was up in 49 metropolitan areas over the year and essentially unchanged in 340.
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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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