LAU Economic News Releases

October jobless rates down in 12 states, up in 1; payroll jobs up in 9 states, down in 3

11/17/2017

In October, unemployment rates were lower in 12 states, higher in 1 state, and stable in 37 states and the District of Columbia. Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 9 states, decreased in 3, and was essentially unchanged in 38 states and the District.
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Sept. jobless rates down over the year in 345 of 388 metro areas; payroll jobs up in 309

11/01/2017

Jobless rates were lower in September than a year earlier in 345 of the 388 metropolitan areas, higher in 33, and unchanged in 10. Nonfarm payroll employment was up in 309 metropolitan areas over the year, down in 72, 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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