Table 1. Covered establishments, employment, and wages in the 347 largest counties, third quarter 2017

Table 1. Covered establishments, employment, and wages in the 347 largest counties,
third quarter 2017

                                                   Employment               Average weekly wage(2)

                          Establishments,
        County(1)          third quarter                Percent    Ranking            Percent   Ranking
                                2017       September    change,      by      Third    change,     by
                            (thousands)       2017     September   percent  quarter    third    percent
                                          (thousands)  2016-17(3)  change     2017    quarter   change
                                                                                     2016-17(3)

United States(4).........       9,916.5     144,464.4       1.0        -    $1,021      -0.6       -

Jefferson, AL............          18.7         344.2       1.1       145      990      -1.8      237
Madison, AL..............           9.6         195.5       1.3       114    1,103      -1.6      217
Mobile, AL...............          10.2         170.5       0.6       209      874      -1.5      208
Montgomery, AL...........           6.4         132.7       1.0       157      825      -4.1      336
Shelby, AL...............           5.8          85.8       1.4       104      956      -1.4      195
Tuscaloosa, AL...........           4.6          94.0       1.0       157      831       1.0       35
Anchorage, AK............           8.3         151.5      -1.2       332    1,063      -3.7      330
Maricopa, AZ.............          96.6       1,938.0       2.6        32      987      -1.1      168
Pima, AZ.................          18.7         365.6       1.1       145      869       0.6       49
Benton, AR...............           6.5         118.1       1.0       157      942       0.7       43

Pulaski, AR..............          14.4         251.3       0.8       182      904      -2.2      266
Washington, AR...........           6.0         107.1       2.6        32      823      -4.7      341
Alameda, CA..............          63.5         777.0       2.4        42    1,390       0.0       72
Butte, CA................           8.5          84.2       1.2       132      789       1.3       27
Contra Costa, CA.........          32.4         368.0       0.6       209    1,240       0.0       72
Fresno, CA...............          35.5         393.4       1.6        80      804      -0.4      103
Kern, CA.................          19.0         330.3       1.7        79      844      -1.9      245
Los Angeles, CA..........         488.1       4,408.1       1.3       114    1,147       1.1       32
Marin, CA................          12.5         114.5       0.7       192    1,237      -0.1       82
Merced, CA...............           6.7          84.3       2.6        32      807      -0.5      111

Monterey, CA.............          13.7         204.8       0.3       244      885      -0.7      133
Napa, CA.................           5.9          79.2       1.9        67    1,020       0.7       43
Orange, CA...............         120.4       1,598.6       1.4       104    1,135      -1.1      168
Placer, CA...............          13.0         161.9       1.9        67    1,033      -1.0      156
Riverside, CA............          63.9         711.3       2.8        28      831      -1.3      186
Sacramento, CA...........          58.1         649.7       2.1        54    1,110      -0.4      103
San Bernardino, CA.......          59.0         731.5       3.2        20      864      -1.3      186
San Diego, CA............         110.9       1,439.5       1.2       132    1,112      -1.6      217
San Francisco, CA........          60.7         722.3       2.4        42    1,954       3.2        8
San Joaquin, CA..........          17.7         253.2       2.5        40      868      -0.7      133

San Luis Obispo, CA......          10.4         118.8       3.1        22      860      -0.8      142
San Mateo, CA............          28.3         400.2       1.3       114    2,123       1.1       32
Santa Barbara, CA........          15.6         202.5       1.6        80      979      -2.1      263
Santa Clara, CA..........          72.8       1,077.2       2.2        52    2,320       2.6       13
Santa Cruz, CA...........           9.6         107.6       0.6       209      924      -1.2      175
Solano, CA...............          11.5         139.7       1.8        75    1,058      -0.1       82
Sonoma, CA...............          20.1         209.0       1.5        92      993      -0.5      111
Stanislaus, CA...........          15.6         190.1       0.7       192      880      -0.8      142
Tulare, CA...............          10.4         162.9       0.5       223      737      -0.8      142
Ventura, CA..............          27.1         321.2       1.2       132      988      -3.1      314

Yolo, CA.................           6.7         102.0      -0.5       306    1,094      -2.2      266
Adams, CO................          11.0         207.1       3.1        22    1,015       0.0       72
Arapahoe, CO.............          22.1         329.5       1.9        67    1,187      -0.9      150
Boulder, CO..............          15.4         181.0       2.1        54    1,237       1.5       26
Denver, CO...............          32.4         510.4       2.0        60    1,257       0.8       38
Douglas, CO..............          12.1         121.3       2.5        40    1,114      -0.6      121
El Paso, CO..............          19.8         272.5       2.0        60      948       1.7       17
Jefferson, CO............          20.3         234.3       0.6       209    1,057       0.6       49
Larimer, CO..............          12.2         160.2       2.1        54      967       3.0       10
Weld, CO.................           7.4         106.7       5.0         3      927       1.6       21

Fairfield, CT............          35.5         420.9      -0.8       321    1,422      -3.9      333
Hartford, CT.............          28.0         509.9       0.6       209    1,185      -1.3      186
New Haven, CT............          24.2         364.3       0.5       223    1,051      -1.2      175
New London, CT...........           7.5         124.5       0.8       182      993      -2.6      296
New Castle, DE...........          20.0         286.4       0.1       270    1,146       1.2       30
Sussex, DE...............           6.8          81.9       3.0        24      737      -1.9      245
Washington, DC...........          40.4         764.7       0.7       192    1,759       1.3       27
Alachua, FL..............           7.1         129.1       0.6       209      881       0.0       72
Bay, FL..................           5.6          77.5       0.3       244      729      -3.6      326
Brevard, FL..............          15.6         201.6      -1.1       329      902      -3.0      311

Broward, FL..............          68.8         778.9      -0.7       314      941      -1.1      168
Collier, FL..............          13.8         128.3      -5.2       346      857      -1.6      217
Duval, FL................          29.2         498.6       1.3       114      951      -1.7      231
Escambia, FL.............           8.0         133.7       1.2       132      802      -0.6      121
Hillsborough, FL.........          41.8         662.5      -0.5       306      976      -1.8      237
Lake, FL.................           8.1          93.8      -0.5       306      692      -3.5      323
Lee, FL..................          21.7         239.7      -2.8       345      810       0.1       64
Leon, FL.................           8.7         146.8      -1.5       334      852       0.8       38
Manatee, FL..............          10.7         116.1      -0.1       287      793      -3.2      316
Marion, FL...............           8.2          99.0      -0.1       287      695      -3.2      316

Miami-Dade, FL...........          97.5       1,092.6      -1.7       337      984      -0.1       82
Okaloosa, FL.............           6.3          82.9       0.7       192      819      -4.3      340
Orange, FL...............          41.9         811.7       1.3       114      895      -1.4      195
Osceola, FL..............           6.9          90.6       2.0        60      689      -2.5      285
Palm Beach, FL...........          55.9         576.0      -1.0       328      951      -2.4      281
Pasco, FL................          10.8         115.0       0.9       167      717      -0.1       82
Pinellas, FL.............          32.7         418.2       0.2       259      881      -1.9      245
Polk, FL.................          13.1         211.4       1.2       132      777      -0.8      142
Sarasota, FL.............          15.8         161.5      -0.8       321      841       0.5       52
Seminole, FL.............          14.9         185.3       0.4       233      866       0.1       64

Volusia, FL..............          14.2         166.8      -0.7       314      720      -1.0      156
Bibb, GA.................           4.2          81.8      -1.5       334      799       0.8       38
Chatham, GA..............           8.0         148.9      -0.1       287      852      -2.3      274
Clayton, GA..............           4.0         122.9       0.9       167    1,027       4.3        6
Cobb, GA.................          21.8         356.1       1.6        80    1,066      -2.2      266
DeKalb, GA...............          17.9         298.0       1.4       104    1,031      -0.5      111
Fulton, GA...............          43.0         853.5       2.0        60    1,324      -1.5      208
Gwinnett, GA.............          24.8         351.3       1.4       104      968      -1.6      217
Hall, GA.................           4.4          85.7       2.7        31      853      -0.8      142
Muscogee, GA.............           4.5          93.2       0.7       192      842       2.8       11

Richmond, GA.............           4.4         104.5       0.6       209      866      -1.9      245
Honolulu, HI.............          26.1         472.5       0.2       259      989      -0.9      150
Maui + Kalawao, HI.......           6.2          76.4       0.2       259      891       4.6        5
Ada, ID..................          15.9         236.5       3.2        20      902      -0.2       90
Champaign, IL............           4.0          91.3       0.9       167      885      -1.4      195
Cook, IL.................         137.9       2,578.3       0.1       270    1,157      -0.3       98
DuPage, IL...............          34.5         621.8       0.8       182    1,161       0.5       52
Kane, IL.................          12.5         211.0      -0.4       300      921      -0.9      150
Lake, IL.................          20.1         339.7       1.6        80    1,263      -2.0      256
McHenry, IL..............           7.8          99.1       0.2       259      833      -2.9      307

McLean, IL...............           3.4          84.0      -0.4       300      939      -4.2      338
Madison, IL..............           5.4          99.4       1.3       114      782      -2.6      296
Peoria, IL...............           4.2         103.6      -0.4       300    1,077       1.6       21
St. Clair, IL............           5.0          94.0       0.3       244      808      -1.9      245
Sangamon, IL.............           4.7         127.1      -2.1       343    1,012      -0.4      103
Will, IL.................          14.6         244.2       2.6        32      879      -3.5      323
Winnebago, IL............           6.0         126.2      -0.7       314      888       1.8       16
Allen, IN................           8.8         186.3       0.4       233      821      -1.6      217
Elkhart, IN..............           4.7         135.7       5.2         2      924       6.5        3
Hamilton, IN.............           9.4         140.4       1.1       145      976       0.7       43

Lake, IN.................          10.4         189.3      -0.4       300      877       0.0       72
Marion, IN...............          24.0         598.2       0.1       270    1,020      -1.6      217
St. Joseph, IN...........           5.8         123.7      -1.1       329      827      -1.2      175
Tippecanoe, IN...........           3.4          83.9      -0.1       287      886       1.6       21
Vanderburgh, IN..........           4.8         110.2       2.0        60      824       0.2       63
Johnson, IA..............           4.2          84.5       0.7       192      965      -0.6      121
Linn, IA.................           6.9         130.6      -0.2       296      966      -3.4      321
Polk, IA.................          17.4         298.5       0.3       244    1,012      -2.7      300
Scott, IA................           5.6          91.4       0.1       270      825      -2.3      274
Johnson, KS..............          23.9         343.6       1.6        80    1,008      -1.9      245

Sedgwick, KS.............          12.7         247.0      -0.5       306      849      -4.1      336
Shawnee, KS..............           5.2          96.5      -1.8       340      820      -2.3      274
Wyandotte, KS............           3.5          92.4       1.5        92      953      -6.0      345
Boone, KY................           4.4          87.7       3.3        16      877      -3.8      332
Fayette, KY..............          10.9         195.8       0.5       223      893      -2.7      300
Jefferson, KY............          25.0         468.0       0.7       192      959      -4.2      338
Caddo, LA................           7.3         111.5      -1.7       337      812       0.0       72
Calcasieu, LA............           5.3          99.2       4.5         5      909      -0.8      142
East Baton Rouge, LA.....          15.8         264.9      -0.1       287      940      -3.0      311
Jefferson, LA............          14.0         189.4      -1.8       340      899      -2.5      285

Lafayette, LA............           9.6         129.6       0.2       259      858      -3.6      326
Orleans, LA..............          12.7         192.9       0.2       259      937      -2.5      285
St. Tammany, LA..........           8.4          88.0      -0.7       314      844      -1.2      175
Cumberland, ME...........          14.0         184.2       1.8        75      932      -0.4      103
Anne Arundel, MD.........          15.2         271.4       0.5       223    1,071      -1.4      195
Baltimore, MD............          21.2         373.7      -0.9       325    1,012      -1.8      237
Frederick, MD............           6.4         101.4       1.0       157      939      -2.6      296
Harford, MD..............           5.8          94.1       1.1       145      984      -2.5      285
Howard, MD...............          10.0         171.3       0.6       209    1,230      -2.5      285
Montgomery, MD...........          32.8         469.9       0.2       259    1,336      -1.3      186

Prince George's, MD......          15.9         316.4      -0.3       299    1,080      -2.7      300
Baltimore City, MD.......          13.6         346.0       2.1        54    1,199      -1.2      175
Barnstable, MA...........           9.6         102.1       0.1       270      849      -0.7      133
Bristol, MA..............          17.7         227.6       1.1       145      901      -1.3      186
Essex, MA................          25.9         327.3       0.0       284    1,072      -0.2       90
Hampden, MA..............          18.4         210.3       0.8       182      915      -1.8      237
Middlesex, MA............          55.4         904.1       1.6        80    1,498      -3.7      330
Norfolk, MA..............          25.5         352.5       0.4       233    1,142      -0.2       90
Plymouth, MA.............          16.0         194.8       1.3       114      937      -0.7      133
Suffolk, MA..............          29.9         675.0       0.9       167    1,691       1.7       17

Worcester, MA............          25.5         349.3       0.7       192    1,011      -0.3       98
Genesee, MI..............           6.8         134.8       0.2       259      845      -1.2      175
Ingham, MI...............           6.0         153.2       1.1       145      935      -2.2      266
Kalamazoo, MI............           5.0         117.7      -0.1       287      944       0.3       59
Kent, MI.................          14.5         396.4       1.5        92      891      -2.0      256
Macomb, MI...............          17.6         327.7       0.1       270    1,016      -0.2       90
Oakland, MI..............          39.4         731.3       1.0       157    1,116      -1.3      186
Ottawa, MI...............           5.7         126.9       1.0       157      864      -0.2       90
Saginaw, MI..............           3.9          84.3      -0.7       314      812      -2.2      266
Washtenaw, MI............           8.2         213.1       1.5        92    1,101       0.5       52

Wayne, MI................          30.9         722.3       0.7       192    1,092      -1.8      237
Anoka, MN................           7.2         123.0       2.0        60    1,008      -1.9      245
Dakota, MN...............           9.9         188.7       0.7       192      959      -3.6      326
Hennepin, MN.............          41.0         927.2       1.8        75    1,236      -2.9      307
Olmsted, MN..............           3.4          97.7       1.6        80    1,180       2.5       14
Ramsey, MN...............          13.4         334.9       0.4       233    1,124      -2.5      285
St. Louis, MN............           5.3          99.1       0.6       209      844      -3.1      314
Stearns, MN..............           4.3          87.2       0.9       167      877      -0.8      142
Washington, MN...........           5.5          85.4       3.3        16      851      -2.0      256
Harrison, MS.............           4.6          85.0      -1.1       329      697      -2.4      281

Hinds, MS................           5.8         120.4      -0.7       314      855      -1.8      237
Boone, MO................           5.1          94.6       1.2       132      819      -1.9      245
Clay, MO.................           5.7         107.4       2.8        28      856      -4.8      342
Greene, MO...............           9.1         166.2       1.3       114      781      -2.6      296
Jackson, MO..............          22.4         369.2       1.0       157    1,019      -0.6      121
St. Charles, MO..........           9.6         147.9       0.9       167      807      -1.7      231
St. Louis, MO............          39.7         607.8       0.8       182    1,048      -0.7      133
St. Louis City, MO.......          14.8         228.0       0.2       259    1,066      -3.6      326
Yellowstone, MT..........           6.8          82.0      -0.6       311      865      -1.7      231
Douglas, NE..............          19.3         338.7       0.1       270      957      -2.5      285

Lancaster, NE............          10.4         168.9      -0.4       300      842      -0.4      103
Clark, NV................          55.3         970.2       2.4        42      898      -5.3      344
Washoe, NV...............          14.8         218.8       2.1        54      933       0.1       64
Hillsborough, NH.........          12.2         201.9       0.6       209    1,126      -0.8      142
Merrimack, NH............           5.2          77.2       0.1       270      962       0.8       38
Rockingham, NH...........          11.0         151.0       0.9       167      993       0.3       59
Atlantic, NJ.............           6.5         126.2      -1.7       337      841      -0.7      133
Bergen, NJ...............          33.0         445.4       0.6       209    1,166      -0.5      111
Burlington, NJ...........          11.0         206.0       1.4       104    1,019      -3.3      319
Camden, NJ...............          12.1         206.9       1.5        92      966      -1.5      208

Essex, NJ................          20.4         342.5       1.6        80    1,228      -2.1      263
Gloucester, NJ...........           6.3         108.3       1.1       145      848      -2.8      306
Hudson, NJ...............          15.1         262.2       1.9        67    1,363       0.1       64
Mercer, NJ...............          11.2         250.0       0.4       233    1,219      -8.8      346
Middlesex, NJ............          22.3         425.0       1.3       114    1,152      -2.9      307
Monmouth, NJ.............          20.1         261.9       1.0       157      972      -0.5      111
Morris, NJ...............          17.1         290.8       1.5        92    1,466      -0.7      133
Ocean, NJ................          13.2         169.6       2.3        48      797      -2.3      274
Passaic, NJ..............          12.7         167.1       0.3       244      976      -2.3      274
Somerset, NJ.............          10.2         187.1       0.2       259    1,415      -5.0      343

Union, NJ................          14.3         220.4       0.4       233    1,332       8.2        2
Bernalillo, NM...........          18.3         327.4      -0.2       296      876      -1.6      217
Albany, NY...............          10.4         234.4      -0.4       300    1,049      -1.0      156
Bronx, NY................          18.9         300.9       0.1       270    1,005       1.6       21
Broome, NY...............           4.5          86.6      -0.9       325      818       1.2       30
Dutchess, NY.............           8.5         113.2       0.7       192      974      -0.6      121
Erie, NY.................          24.9         473.3       0.3       244      893      -1.7      231
Kings, NY................          63.2         714.5       3.7        10      856      -1.2      175
Monroe, NY...............          18.9         386.8       0.7       192      947      -2.7      300
Nassau, NY...............          54.5         631.2       0.9       167    1,108       1.7       17

New York, NY.............         129.2       2,451.9       1.1       145    1,889       0.5       52
Oneida, NY...............           5.4         104.6      -0.5       306      789      -0.6      121
Onondaga, NY.............          12.9         245.6       0.0       284      924      -1.4      195
Orange, NY...............          10.5         143.8       1.4       104      850      -1.2      175
Queens, NY...............          53.4         665.8       2.3        48      970      -0.5      111
Richmond, NY.............           9.9         116.0       1.3       114      928       0.5       52
Rockland, NY.............          10.9         125.0       1.6        80      953      -3.4      321
Saratoga, NY.............           6.0          87.0       2.4        42      917      -1.1      168
Suffolk, NY..............          53.4         665.9       0.5       223    1,098      -2.7      300
Westchester, NY..........          36.6         428.4       1.0       157    1,235       0.1       64

Buncombe, NC.............           9.2         130.3       1.5        92      789       0.4       58
Catawba, NC..............           4.4          87.0       1.5        92      774      -1.4      195
Cumberland, NC...........           6.2         118.3      -0.1       287      802      -1.5      208
Durham, NC...............           8.3         197.9       0.7       192    1,255      -0.3       98
Forsyth, NC..............           9.2         184.8       0.4       233      952       5.3        4
Guilford, NC.............          14.3         279.5       0.1       270      886       0.3       59
Mecklenburg, NC..........          37.6         685.8       2.4        42    1,132      -3.5      323
New Hanover, NC..........           8.1         111.8       1.5        92      820      -0.1       82
Wake, NC.................          34.3         544.1       2.6        32    1,039      -1.0      156
Cass, ND.................           7.2         118.4      -0.1       287      934      -1.6      217

Butler, OH...............           7.9         155.2       2.0        60      901      -1.4      195
Cuyahoga, OH.............          36.0         721.1       0.3       244    1,028       0.1       64
Delaware, OH.............           5.3          88.1       0.5       223      974      -0.5      111
Franklin, OH.............          32.3         753.6       1.6        80    1,032      -1.1      168
Hamilton, OH.............          24.0         516.8       0.7       192    1,094      -1.9      245
Lake, OH.................           6.3          95.4       0.7       192      820      -1.4      195
Lorain, OH...............           6.2          98.3       0.5       223      787      -2.2      266
Lucas, OH................          10.1         208.0      -0.6       311      878      -1.5      208
Mahoning, OH.............           5.9          97.8       0.3       244      730      -1.5      208
Montgomery, OH...........          11.9         255.9       1.1       145      866      -1.8      237

Stark, OH................           8.6         159.3       0.3       244      769       0.1       64
Summit, OH...............          14.4         267.9       0.0       284      886      -2.1      263
Warren, OH...............           4.9          92.4       1.3       114      977      -1.0      156
Cleveland, OK............           5.8          81.1       0.5       223      748      -1.7      231
Oklahoma, OK.............          28.2         451.9       0.9       167      949      -2.2      266
Tulsa, OK................          22.6         353.3       0.8       182      908      -2.5      285
Clackamas, OR............          14.9         163.3       2.1        54      963      -0.4      103
Deschutes, OR............           8.5          81.4       3.5        13      858       4.1        7
Jackson, OR..............           7.4          89.5       2.6        32      788      -1.0      156
Lane, OR.................          12.1         155.2       1.2       132      804      -0.9      150

Marion, OR...............          10.8         155.8       1.3       114      845       1.0       35
Multnomah, OR............          35.0         504.4       1.6        80    1,070      -0.4      103
Washington, OR...........          19.3         290.9       2.4        42    1,318      -0.6      121
Allegheny, PA............          35.6         699.0       1.1       145    1,076      -1.6      217
Berks, PA................           9.0         172.3       0.6       209      923      -2.5      285
Bucks, PA................          20.0         264.7       1.2       132      934      -2.4      281
Butler, PA...............           5.1          85.7       0.1       270      943      -0.6      121
Chester, PA..............          15.5         250.8       1.2       132    1,207      -1.5      208
Cumberland, PA...........           6.5         133.6       0.6       209      917      -2.3      274
Dauphin, PA..............           7.6         182.5       0.9       167      996      -4.0      334

Delaware, PA.............          14.1         223.3       0.9       167    1,058      -1.0      156
Erie, PA.................           7.0         123.2      -0.2       296      787      -0.6      121
Lackawanna, PA...........           5.7          98.7       0.4       233      773      -2.3      274
Lancaster, PA............          13.5         238.4       1.1       145      855      -1.0      156
Lehigh, PA...............           8.8         191.0       0.9       167      992      -1.1      168
Luzerne, PA..............           7.5         146.5       1.0       157      800      -3.3      319
Montgomery, PA...........          27.7         493.6       1.2       132    1,212      -1.8      237
Northampton, PA..........           6.8         115.3       1.3       114      871      -1.5      208
Philadelphia, PA.........          35.1         676.8       1.2       132    1,212      -1.2      175
Washington, PA...........           5.5          87.8       1.5        92      985       0.0       72

Westmoreland, PA.........           9.3         134.7       0.5       223      839       1.1       32
York, PA.................           9.2         179.3       0.3       244      898      -0.1       82
Providence, RI...........          18.3         288.1       0.5       223    1,026      -2.0      256
Charleston, SC...........          15.1         244.7       0.4       233      902      -1.4      195
Greenville, SC...........          13.9         266.1       1.4       104      877      -1.6      217
Horry, SC................           8.7         127.8       1.3       114      633       0.0       72
Lexington, SC............           6.6         118.5       2.2        52      778      -1.6      217
Richland, SC.............          10.1         218.1      -0.6       311      893       0.8       38
Spartanburg, SC..........           6.2         138.4       3.5        13      856      -1.0      156
York, SC.................           5.6          93.7       3.6        11      825      -0.5      111

Minnehaha, SD............           7.3         125.8       0.8       182      902      -0.6      121
Davidson, TN.............          22.5         488.8       2.3        48    1,062       0.0       72
Hamilton, TN.............           9.7         202.0       1.5        92      903       0.7       43
Knox, TN.................          12.3         238.6       0.6       209      874      -1.6      217
Rutherford, TN...........           5.6         126.3       4.3         6      901      -1.0      156
Shelby, TN...............          20.5         493.5       0.3       244    1,028      -1.6      217
Williamson, TN...........           8.7         129.9       3.4        15    1,133      -3.2      316
Bell, TX.................           5.4         117.5       0.3       244      863      -0.3       98
Bexar, TX................          41.0         857.8       1.3       114      905      -0.7      133
Brazoria, TX.............           5.8         107.2      -1.9       342    1,074      -0.9      150

Brazos, TX...............           4.6         102.9       1.4       104      775       1.3       27
Cameron, TX..............           6.5         138.2       0.4       233      612      -3.0      311
Collin, TX...............          24.8         398.0       3.3        16    1,190      -0.7      133
Dallas, TX...............          76.7       1,691.1       1.9        67    1,213      -1.9      245
Denton, TX...............          14.9         239.6       3.0        24      929      -2.5      285
El Paso, TX..............          15.1         300.9       0.8       182      717      -1.5      208
Fort Bend, TX............          13.2         177.3       0.9       167      942      -2.0      256
Galveston, TX............           6.2         108.5      -0.1       287      886      -1.3      186
Harris, TX...............         114.7       2,261.3       0.1       270    1,247      -1.7      231
Hidalgo, TX..............          12.3         252.7       1.6        80      649      -0.6      121

Jefferson, TX............           5.9         119.7      -2.3       344    1,052      -1.4      195
Lubbock, TX..............           7.5         139.1       1.3       114      790      -2.7      300
McLennan, TX.............           5.3         112.5       0.4       233      841       0.5       52
Midland, TX..............           5.5          91.4      10.4         1    1,283       8.4        1
Montgomery, TX...........          11.3         176.4       4.0         8    1,003      -0.5      111
Nueces, TX...............           8.3         160.5      -0.7       314      883      -0.2       90
Potter, TX...............           4.0          78.0      -0.8       321      821      -1.0      156
Smith, TX................           6.2         102.4       0.9       167      843       0.6       49
Tarrant, TX..............          43.2         877.8       2.3        48    1,000      -2.9      307
Travis, TX...............          40.6         728.0       2.6        32    1,188       0.9       37

Webb, TX.................           5.4         100.1       1.2       132      672      -1.0      156
Williamson, TX...........          10.7         164.6       2.9        27    1,010      -1.3      186
Davis, UT................           8.4         128.1       3.6        11      816      -1.4      195
Salt Lake, UT............          44.7         688.0       1.8        75      993      -0.1       82
Utah, UT.................          16.1         232.7       4.2         7      822       0.0       72
Weber, UT................           6.0         104.4       1.9        67      781       0.1       64
Chittenden, VT...........           6.9         102.6       0.3       244      983      -1.2      175
Arlington, VA............           9.3         176.0       0.9       167    1,642      -0.4      103
Chesterfield, VA.........           9.1         136.1       3.0        24      865      -2.0      256
Fairfax, VA..............          37.4         603.0       0.7       192    1,540      -0.6      121

Henrico, VA..............          11.6         194.0       1.5        92      960      -2.5      285
Loudoun, VA..............          12.3         163.9       2.6        32    1,179       1.6       21
Prince William, VA.......           9.4         127.4       1.9        67      894      -2.2      266
Alexandria City, VA......           6.4          92.7      -1.6       336    1,438      -0.2       90
Chesapeake City, VA......           6.1          97.6      -0.9       325      807      -0.1       82
Newport News City, VA....           3.9          98.0       1.3       114      993      -0.3       98
Norfolk City, VA.........           5.9         142.1       0.8       182      990      -4.0      334
Richmond City, VA........           7.7         153.9       0.3       244    1,113      -1.2      175
Virginia Beach City, VA..          12.2         178.7       0.3       244      775      -1.4      195
Benton, WA...............           5.7          89.6       3.8         9    1,030      -1.6      217

Clark, WA................          14.5         158.0       4.6         4      975       0.7       43
King, WA.................          86.2       1,367.1       2.8        28    1,626       2.7       12
Kitsap, WA...............           6.7          87.5       1.4       104      947      -2.4      281
Pierce, WA...............          21.7         305.1       1.1       145      953       0.3       59
Snohomish, WA............          20.7         283.4      -0.8       321    1,102      -0.5      111
Spokane, WA..............          15.6         220.8       1.4       104      889       0.7       43
Thurston, WA.............           8.3         114.8       3.3        16      946       1.9       15
Whatcom, WA..............           7.3          89.8       1.9        67      858       1.7       17
Yakima, WA...............           7.7         125.0       1.3       114      735       3.2        8
Kanawha, WV..............           5.7         100.0      -1.4       333      880      -1.1      168

Brown, WI................           6.9         157.1       1.2       132      884      -2.0      256
Dane, WI.................          15.7         333.1       0.7       192    1,017      -1.4      195
Milwaukee, WI............          26.6         487.0       0.1       270      955      -1.3      186
Outagamie, WI............           5.3         108.1       0.8       182      871      -0.2       90
Waukesha, WI.............          13.2         242.7       0.2       259      986      -1.9      245
Winnebago, WI............           3.8          93.5       0.1       270      921      -0.9      150
San Juan, PR.............          10.8         240.6      -2.4       (5)      617      -2.2      (5)

(1) Includes areas not officially designated as counties. See Technical Note.
(2) Average weekly wages were calculated using unrounded data.
(3) Percent changes were computed from employment and pay data adjusted for noneconomic
county reclassifications. See Technical Note.
(4) Totals for the United States do not include data for Puerto Rico or the Virgin Islands.
(5) This county was not included in the U.S. rankings.

Note: Data are preliminary. Includes workers covered by Unemployment Insurance (UI) and Unemployment
Compensation for Federal Employees (UCFE) programs. These 346 U.S. counties comprise 72.7 percent of
the total covered workers in the U.S.





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