LAU Economic News Releases

March jobless rates down in 17 states; payroll jobs down in 4 states,up in 3

04/21/2017

In March, unemployment rates were lower in 17 states and stable in 33 states and the District of Columbia. Nonfarm payroll employment decreased in 4 states, increased in 3, and was essentially unchanged in 43 states and the District.
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Feb. jobless rates down over the year in 274 of 388 metro areas; payroll jobs up in 323

04/05/2017

Jobless rates were lower in February than a year earlier in 274 of the 388 metropolitan areas, higher in 88, and unchanged in 26. Nonfarm payroll employment was up in 323 metropolitan areas over the year, down in 64, and unchanged in 1.
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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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