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Table 7. Hires levels and rates for total nonfarm by state, not seasonally adjusted

Table 7. Hires levels and rates for total nonfarm by state, not seasonally adjusted
State Levels (in thousands) Rates
Dec.
2022
Nov.
2023
Dec.
2023(p)
Dec.
2022
Nov.
2023
Dec.
2023(p)

TOTAL U.S.

4,641 5,067 4,102 3.0 3.2 2.6


Alabama

83 73 65 3.9 3.4 3.0

Alaska

12 13 11 3.9 4.0 3.5

Arizona

97 104 92 3.1 3.2 2.8

Arkansas

46 49 41 3.4 3.6 3.0

California

401 464 396 2.2 2.5 2.2

Colorado

94 117 106 3.2 4.0 3.6

Connecticut

42 50 42 2.5 2.9 2.4

Delaware

17 20 15 3.5 4.1 3.0

District of Columbia

17 20 16 2.2 2.5 2.0

Florida

293 385 324 3.0 3.9 3.2

Georgia

186 190 132 3.8 3.8 2.7

Hawaii

20 16 17 3.1 2.6 2.6

Idaho

30 33 28 3.6 3.8 3.2

Illinois

207 213 170 3.4 3.4 2.8

Indiana

108 122 82 3.3 3.7 2.5

Iowa

49 50 37 3.1 3.1 2.3

Kansas

49 47 42 3.4 3.2 2.9

Kentucky

68 73 62 3.4 3.6 3.0

Louisiana

73 69 56 3.7 3.5 2.8

Maine

19 18 17 3.0 2.8 2.6

Maryland

87 104 69 3.2 3.8 2.5

Massachusetts

79 84 72 2.1 2.2 1.9

Michigan

144 147 105 3.3 3.3 2.4

Minnesota

95 102 85 3.2 3.4 2.8

Mississippi

42 46 36 3.6 3.9 3.1

Missouri

111 89 70 3.8 2.9 2.3

Montana

23 20 23 4.5 3.8 4.4

Nebraska

34 34 28 3.3 3.2 2.7

Nevada

46 49 47 3.0 3.1 2.9

New Hampshire

23 22 20 3.3 3.1 2.8

New Jersey

103 140 102 2.4 3.2 2.3

New Mexico

22 27 20 2.6 3.1 2.2

New York

225 259 206 2.3 2.6 2.1

North Carolina

155 131 103 3.2 2.6 2.1

North Dakota

14 16 12 3.2 3.7 2.6

Ohio

147 175 134 2.6 3.1 2.4

Oklahoma

65 68 54 3.7 3.9 3.1

Oregon

56 60 50 2.8 3.0 2.5

Pennsylvania

133 184 131 2.2 3.0 2.1

Rhode Island

14 16 14 2.9 3.2 2.7

South Carolina

92 86 73 4.0 3.7 3.1

South Dakota

14 16 13 3.2 3.3 2.8

Tennessee

114 120 96 3.4 3.6 2.9

Texas

465 519 439 3.4 3.6 3.1

Utah

58 58 53 3.4 3.3 3.1

Vermont

11 11 10 3.6 3.5 3.2

Virginia

141 147 114 3.4 3.5 2.7

Washington

95 86 75 2.7 2.4 2.0

West Virginia

26 25 22 3.7 3.5 3.0

Wisconsin

84 92 67 2.8 3.0 2.2

Wyoming

13 9 11 4.4 3.1 3.9

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

Last Modified Date: February 14, 2024