Table 6. Private sector gross job gains and losses by state, seasonally adjusted

Table 6.  Private sector gross job gains and losses by state, seasonally adjusted

                                         Gross job gains                                          Gross job losses
State                                    (3 months ended)                                         (3 months ended)
                        Sept.      Dec.       Mar.        June      Sept.      Sept.        Dec.       Mar.        June      Sept.
                        2015       2015       2016        2016      2016       2015         2015       2016        2016      2016

United States(1)...  7,338,000  7,843,000  6,977,000   7,463,000  7,650,000  6,911,000   6,842,000   6,783,000  7,156,000  6,962,000

Alabama.....            88,622     96,646     89,239      90,468     95,974     84,726      81,804      84,673     90,158     89,745
Alaska.....             23,091     24,329     23,755      26,030     22,411     26,099      26,571      24,612     29,972     27,596
Arizona.....           150,812    154,720    136,475     137,186    163,612    120,509     123,146     130,066    138,390    119,918
Arkansas.....           59,893     62,679     53,819      53,228     61,167     51,688      52,402      53,379     57,344     54,494
California.....        961,980  1,075,178    921,636     969,310    987,259    820,337     929,638     889,698    946,963    872,725
Colorado.....          146,856    147,332    140,016     148,006    153,349    134,443     134,691     130,052    138,701    135,109
Connecticut.....        72,563     77,156     74,339      77,489     74,208     83,562      70,694      70,865     75,829     75,109
Delaware.....           22,774     27,199     24,510      25,219     23,511     22,653      23,117      24,200     25,084     24,397
District of Columbia    30,577     31,569     26,719      29,684     31,411     27,128      23,562      28,186     31,218     28,869
Florida.....           484,767    510,696    439,847     460,188    537,172    410,423     412,905     410,669    428,183    416,981

Georgia.....           228,996    247,757    218,517     252,375    243,567    209,021     202,861     199,712    240,381    214,828
Hawaii.....             26,318     30,040     25,200      28,174     30,518     23,717      23,183      25,729     31,217     25,963
Idaho.....              43,304     43,766     46,359      40,993     44,973     38,689      38,441      35,558     40,443     40,480
Illinois.....          277,259    321,551    271,116     299,699    293,311    291,760     283,941     274,351    301,559    289,298
Indiana.....           140,328    158,633    141,057     137,024    149,640    136,850     126,844     136,213    134,813    132,940
Iowa.....               73,876     77,648     77,795      72,903     78,243     77,550      73,121      69,140     79,614     74,162
Kansas.....             63,692     70,502     64,980      63,336     70,015     64,622      62,764      66,896     70,605     63,173
Kentucky.....           94,081    103,547     88,881      96,696    104,901     87,585      83,693      90,733     91,777     97,403
Louisiana.....          99,727    106,451     96,609      94,903    105,759    100,776     103,367     105,846    111,231    102,408
Maine.....              33,041     43,068     40,502      39,055     33,573     35,925      35,516      34,636     34,077     37,485

Maryland.....          135,443    141,865    130,869     134,394    139,730    131,139     124,463     127,811    134,582    128,257
Massachusetts.....     163,806    176,932    158,738     181,391    173,891    167,776     156,781     152,250    158,315    166,349
Michigan.....          194,705    218,432    196,117     218,793    206,985    203,207     192,084     179,106    194,637    205,425
Minnesota.....         130,507    145,443    131,059     143,945    149,566    137,770     137,636     126,838    135,847    134,632
Mississippi.....        54,741     62,596     51,367      50,079     55,451     51,454      47,996      54,142     58,052     49,333
Missouri.....          131,354    145,011    131,177     133,514    132,069    126,763     121,021     124,222    128,070    125,311
Montana.....            27,896     31,491     29,163      29,552     28,143     28,117      26,762      26,815     32,061     28,704
Nebraska.....           48,003     49,121     47,050      45,488     51,210     45,106      44,211      44,379     48,210     47,154
Nevada.....             68,252     76,024     70,313      73,080     76,079     60,927      58,645      64,506     63,512     61,819
New Hampshire.....      33,637     37,269     33,406      36,483     35,989     35,115      31,119      32,615     33,058     35,405

New Jersey.....        211,844    227,731    198,701     220,836    210,721    205,236     197,598     198,223    195,999    197,194
New Mexico.....         40,870     43,231     39,261      40,168     42,559     40,917      42,850      39,633     41,720     38,728
New York.....          479,956    492,245    469,294     484,162    488,741    461,323     445,177     442,368    451,921    457,571
North Carolina.....    217,286    232,642    213,396     221,808    219,357    197,780     192,138     195,124    206,971    206,445
North Dakota.....       25,567     24,038     23,501      23,222     27,858     30,767      28,948      31,279     31,169     24,555
Ohio.....              249,218    274,448    251,839     257,809    260,780    255,390     236,802     234,642    260,094    258,978
Oklahoma.....           76,416     79,854     72,627      71,683     78,448     77,755      81,960      80,611     84,340     74,654
Oregon.....            105,022    106,625    106,558     104,631    105,869     96,128      93,530      88,983    100,510     98,653
Pennsylvania.....      266,576    288,170    271,355     267,682    285,600    266,221     258,949     264,903    272,140    258,787
Rhode Island.....       24,083     27,173     24,014      25,497     23,215     23,788      23,455      24,234     25,797     24,839

South Carolina.....     98,740    115,442     98,841     103,090    104,132     94,015      85,611      95,873     96,435     93,785
South Dakota.....       20,438     22,966     21,499      21,895     22,031     21,045      20,376      21,188     21,613     21,592
Tennessee.....         139,965    153,086    130,023     140,634    146,834    124,699     116,059     125,798    131,687    128,999
Texas.....             587,566    600,731    460,303     617,972    615,542    549,814     543,729     543,545    531,640    537,088
Utah.....               78,739     81,519     84,042      78,366     86,072     67,620      68,467      68,450     73,446     75,466
Vermont.....            17,668     18,140     16,825      18,741     18,293     19,407      16,671      17,717     18,300     18,753
Virginia.....          213,437    195,967    181,750     196,598    187,117    178,417     172,197     182,918    185,928    188,363
Washington.....        174,162    177,055    187,946     192,605    177,742    176,404     159,981     148,670    154,150    169,322
West Virginia.....      32,589     36,337     32,562      31,986     35,381     37,564      35,335      37,995     37,599     35,652
Wisconsin.....         133,980    145,150    136,563     137,744    133,492    134,844     126,012     126,353    139,248    134,073

Wyoming.....            17,885     19,048     16,868      15,896     16,789     19,549      19,747      19,826     21,419     17,993
Puerto Rico.....        40,437     42,057     38,292      37,884     39,108     42,986      38,537      40,072     38,038     38,260
Virgin Islands.....      1,643      1,979      1,549       1,746      1,712      1,980       1,451       1,469      1,602      1,794

The sum of the states will not necessarily add to the U.S. total because of the independent seasonal adjustment of each state.
(1) Totals for the United States do not include data for Puerto Rico or the Virgin Islands.

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Last Modified Date: April 26, 2017