LAU Economic News Releases

August jobless rates up in 8 states, down in 1; payroll jobs up in 6 states, down in 3

09/15/2017

In August, unemployment rates were higher in 8 states, lower in 1 state, and stable in 41 states and the District of Columbia. Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 6 states, decreased in 3, and was essentially unchanged in 41 states and the District.
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August jobless rates down over the year in 323 of 388 metro areas; payroll jobs up in 326

09/27/2017

Jobless rates were lower in August than a year earlier in 323 of the 388 metropolitan areas, higher in 55, and unchanged in 10. Nonfarm payroll employment was up in 326 metropolitan areas over the year, down in 55, and unchanged in 7.
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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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