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Table 2. Hires levels and rates for total nonfarm by state, seasonally adjusted

Table 2. Hires levels and rates for total nonfarm by state, seasonally adjusted
State Levels (in thousands) Rates
Nov.
2020
Aug.
2021
Sept.
2021
Oct.
2021
Nov.
2021(p)
Nov.
2020
Aug.
2021
Sept.
2021
Oct.
2021
Nov.
2021(p)

TOTAL U.S.

6,019 6,497 6,546 6,506 6,697 4.2 4.4 4.4 4.4 4.5


Alabama

91 102 106 105 103 4.5 5.0 5.2 5.1 5.0

Alaska

19 21 21 19 20 6.2 6.9 6.9 6.1 6.5

Arizona

119 138 139 128 138 4.2 4.6 4.7 4.3 4.6

Arkansas

60 65 66 61 63 4.8 5.1 5.2 4.8 4.9

California

604 661 656 691 709 3.8 4.0 3.9 4.1 4.2

Colorado

105 140 141 124 143 4.0 5.1 5.1 4.5 5.2

Connecticut

51 60 64 60 66 3.2 3.7 4.0 3.7 4.1

Delaware

20 24 23 21 22 4.5 5.3 5.1 4.7 4.9

District of Columbia

23 22 20 21 24 3.1 2.9 2.7 2.8 3.2

Florida

348 431 420 456 472 4.1 4.9 4.7 5.1 5.3

Georgia

192 255 268 247 245 4.3 5.6 5.8 5.4 5.3

Hawaii

32 23 22 37 38 6.0 4.0 3.8 6.4 6.6

Idaho

37 44 40 37 45 4.8 5.6 5.1 4.7 5.7

Illinois

237 235 261 255 291 4.2 4.0 4.5 4.4 5.0

Indiana

133 157 150 142 144 4.4 5.1 4.9 4.6 4.6

Iowa

64 57 64 62 61 4.2 3.7 4.2 4.0 4.0

Kansas

51 55 49 55 58 3.8 4.0 3.5 4.0 4.2

Kentucky

96 107 100 98 105 5.2 5.7 5.3 5.2 5.6

Louisiana

100 95 94 102 99 5.5 5.1 5.2 5.5 5.3

Maine

25 26 32 28 28 4.2 4.2 5.2 4.6 4.6

Maryland

127 104 104 99 103 4.9 3.9 3.9 3.7 3.8

Massachusetts

107 127 145 142 123 3.2 3.6 4.1 4.0 3.5

Michigan

201 220 198 201 196 4.9 5.3 4.7 4.8 4.6

Minnesota

93 97 89 98 111 3.4 3.4 3.1 3.4 3.8

Mississippi

55 57 66 58 61 4.9 5.0 5.8 5.1 5.3

Missouri

115 123 121 116 118 4.1 4.3 4.2 4.1 4.1

Montana

23 27 28 25 28 4.8 5.6 5.8 5.2 5.8

Nebraska

47 45 40 37 45 4.7 4.4 3.9 3.6 4.4

Nevada

61 98 85 78 71 4.8 7.3 6.3 5.7 5.2

New Hampshire

26 30 32 34 34 4.0 4.5 4.8 5.1 5.1

New Jersey

180 167 177 167 159 4.6 4.2 4.4 4.1 3.9

New Mexico

31 40 41 37 39 3.9 4.9 5.0 4.5 4.7

New York

297 337 321 321 333 3.4 3.8 3.6 3.6 3.7

North Carolina

199 235 234 222 238 4.5 5.2 5.2 4.9 5.2

North Dakota

17 24 20 20 20 4.2 5.8 4.8 4.8 4.7

Ohio

224 208 232 224 201 4.2 3.9 4.3 4.2 3.7

Oklahoma

68 73 78 84 81 4.2 4.5 4.7 5.1 4.9

Oregon

81 96 88 86 89 4.4 5.1 4.7 4.6 4.7

Pennsylvania

218 189 222 242 245 3.9 3.3 3.9 4.2 4.2

Rhode Island

21 22 24 25 24 4.5 4.6 5.0 5.2 5.0

South Carolina

108 116 111 117 126 5.1 5.4 5.2 5.4 5.8

South Dakota

19 19 20 18 19 4.4 4.3 4.6 4.1 4.3

Tennessee

136 157 152 161 166 4.5 5.1 4.9 5.2 5.3

Texas

631 600 605 594 628 5.1 4.7 4.7 4.6 4.8

Utah

64 75 71 73 78 4.1 4.6 4.4 4.5 4.8

Vermont

12 14 15 14 14 4.2 4.7 5.1 4.7 4.7

Virginia

171 184 182 153 161 4.4 4.7 4.6 3.9 4.1

Washington

119 139 138 138 144 3.6 4.1 4.0 4.0 4.2

West Virginia

33 31 35 36 35 4.9 4.5 5.1 5.2 5.1

Wisconsin

116 107 120 120 119 4.1 3.7 4.2 4.2 4.1

Wyoming

13 16 15 14 15 4.8 5.9 5.5 5.1 5.5

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

Last Modified Date: January 21, 2022