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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
Dec.
2022
Sept.
2023
Oct.
2023
Nov.
2023
Dec.
2023(p)
Change from:
Nov. 2023 -
Dec. 2023(p)
Dec.
2022
Sept.
2023
Oct.
2023
Nov.
2023
Dec.
2023(p)
Change from:
Nov. 2023 -
Dec. 2023(p)

TOTAL U.S.

6,251 5,904 5,828 5,554 5,621 67 4.0 3.8 3.7 3.5 3.6 0.1


Alabama

107 92 79 83 87 4 5.0 4.3 3.7 3.8 4.0 0.2

Alaska

21 18 17 19 19 0 6.5 5.5 5.2 5.8 5.8 0.0

Arizona

142 130 138 115 135 20 4.5 4.1 4.4 3.6 4.2 0.6

Arkansas

68 59 55 59 60 1 5.0 4.3 4.0 4.3 4.4 0.1

California

550 560 550 457 538 81 3.1 3.1 3.0 2.5 3.0 0.5

Colorado

120 117 130 129 132 3 4.2 4.0 4.5 4.4 4.5 0.1

Connecticut

60 59 63 55 59 4 3.6 3.5 3.7 3.2 3.5 0.3

Delaware

25 25 24 23 23 0 5.2 5.1 4.9 4.7 4.7 0.0

District of Columbia

24 24 23 24 23 -1 3.1 3.1 3.0 3.1 2.9 -0.2

Florida

381 427 396 400 416 16 4.0 4.4 4.0 4.1 4.2 0.1

Georgia

243 214 224 213 177 -36 5.0 4.3 4.5 4.3 3.6 -0.7

Hawaii

24 21 21 17 20 3 3.8 3.3 3.3 2.7 3.2 0.5

Idaho

42 38 38 36 39 3 5.0 4.4 4.4 4.2 4.5 0.3

Illinois

247 197 225 226 208 -18 4.1 3.2 3.7 3.7 3.4 -0.3

Indiana

142 122 138 123 115 -8 4.4 3.7 4.2 3.7 3.5 -0.2

Iowa

64 52 62 55 48 -7 4.0 3.3 3.9 3.5 3.0 -0.5

Kansas

66 49 51 52 53 1 4.6 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.6 0.0

Kentucky

92 104 76 74 83 9 4.7 5.1 3.7 3.7 4.1 0.4

Louisiana

100 108 86 90 89 -1 5.2 5.5 4.4 4.6 4.5 -0.1

Maine

27 26 25 24 23 -1 4.2 4.0 3.8 3.7 3.5 -0.2

Maryland

116 109 107 111 94 -17 4.3 3.9 3.9 4.0 3.4 -0.6

Massachusetts

116 125 112 104 110 6 3.1 3.3 3.0 2.7 2.9 0.2

Michigan

176 142 151 155 137 -18 4.0 3.2 3.4 3.5 3.1 -0.4

Minnesota

119 111 110 112 107 -5 4.0 3.7 3.7 3.7 3.6 -0.1

Mississippi

57 53 52 50 49 -1 4.9 4.5 4.4 4.3 4.2 -0.1

Missouri

152 110 110 100 98 -2 5.1 3.7 3.7 3.3 3.3 0.0

Montana

29 25 28 23 28 5 5.6 4.8 5.4 4.4 5.3 0.9

Nebraska

42 38 37 38 35 -3 4.0 3.6 3.5 3.6 3.3 -0.3

Nevada

71 62 64 55 70 15 4.7 4.0 4.1 3.5 4.4 0.9

New Hampshire

30 29 28 28 27 -1 4.3 4.1 4.0 4.0 3.8 -0.2

New Jersey

147 163 152 164 152 -12 3.4 3.8 3.5 3.8 3.5 -0.3

New Mexico

36 34 35 32 32 0 4.2 3.9 4.0 3.7 3.7 0.0

New York

329 274 282 295 295 0 3.4 2.8 2.9 3.0 3.0 0.0

North Carolina

230 194 174 164 159 -5 4.7 3.9 3.5 3.3 3.2 -0.1

North Dakota

19 18 18 18 16 -2 4.4 4.1 4.1 4.1 3.6 -0.5

Ohio

202 231 204 180 191 11 3.6 4.1 3.6 3.2 3.4 0.2

Oklahoma

83 85 81 76 74 -2 4.8 4.9 4.7 4.4 4.3 -0.1

Oregon

77 76 79 67 70 3 3.9 3.8 3.9 3.4 3.5 0.1

Pennsylvania

179 220 193 196 182 -14 2.9 3.6 3.1 3.2 2.9 -0.3

Rhode Island

21 21 21 20 20 0 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.0 4.0 0.0

South Carolina

122 105 106 94 103 9 5.4 4.5 4.6 4.0 4.4 0.4

South Dakota

20 18 19 19 18 -1 4.4 3.9 4.1 4.1 3.8 -0.3

Tennessee

154 159 140 130 138 8 4.7 4.8 4.2 3.9 4.2 0.3

Texas

613 550 579 555 579 24 4.5 3.9 4.1 3.9 4.1 0.2

Utah

78 69 73 65 70 5 4.6 4.0 4.2 3.8 4.1 0.3

Vermont

13 13 13 13 12 -1 4.3 4.2 4.2 4.2 3.9 -0.3

Virginia

177 173 167 161 154 -7 4.3 4.2 4.0 3.9 3.7 -0.2

Washington

134 112 117 107 113 6 3.7 3.1 3.2 2.9 3.1 0.2

West Virginia

36 34 33 30 31 1 5.2 4.8 4.7 4.2 4.3 0.1

Wisconsin

111 96 108 103 95 -8 3.7 3.2 3.6 3.4 3.1 -0.3

Wyoming

15 13 13 13 14 1 5.2 4.4 4.4 4.4 4.7 0.3

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

Last Modified Date: February 14, 2024