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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
Sept.
2021
Aug.
2022
Sept.
2022(p)
Sept.
2021
Aug.
2022
Sept.
2022(p)

TOTAL U.S.

6,621 7,153 6,127 4.5 4.7 4.0


Alabama

106 107 105 5.2 5.1 5.0

Alaska

28 31 29 8.6 9.3 8.8

Arizona

151 137 154 5.0 4.5 5.0

Arkansas

66 68 57 5.1 5.2 4.3

California

653 740 551 3.9 4.2 3.1

Colorado

127 139 130 4.6 4.8 4.5

Connecticut

58 61 55 3.6 3.7 3.3

Delaware

25 27 24 5.5 5.7 5.1

District of Columbia

30 25 29 3.9 3.3 3.8

Florida

426 448 404 4.7 4.8 4.3

Georgia

267 318 259 5.8 6.6 5.4

Hawaii

27 33 29 4.6 5.4 4.7

Idaho

46 53 49 5.7 6.4 5.8

Illinois

267 297 242 4.6 4.9 4.0

Indiana

156 164 138 5.0 5.1 4.3

Iowa

63 75 54 4.1 4.8 3.4

Kansas

53 62 48 3.8 4.4 3.4

Kentucky

103 123 104 5.4 6.3 5.2

Louisiana

90 105 90 4.9 5.5 4.7

Maine

31 29 26 4.9 4.4 4.0

Maryland

114 128 114 4.3 4.7 4.2

Massachusetts

155 118 151 4.4 3.2 4.1

Michigan

195 200 159 4.6 4.6 3.6

Minnesota

96 141 102 3.4 4.8 3.4

Mississippi

59 76 51 5.2 6.6 4.4

Missouri

116 135 104 4.1 4.6 3.5

Montana

32 37 31 6.3 7.2 6.1

Nebraska

38 46 35 3.8 4.5 3.4

Nevada

77 83 75 5.5 5.7 5.1

New Hampshire

31 27 29 4.6 3.9 4.2

New Jersey

186 127 165 4.6 3.0 3.9

New Mexico

37 39 35 4.5 4.6 4.1

New York

330 300 282 3.6 3.2 3.0

North Carolina

233 253 216 5.1 5.3 4.5

North Dakota

21 22 18 5.1 5.2 4.1

Ohio

235 263 192 4.4 4.8 3.5

Oklahoma

85 90 81 5.1 5.3 4.8

Oregon

83 97 88 4.4 4.9 4.4

Pennsylvania

200 217 187 3.4 3.6 3.1

Rhode Island

23 24 20 4.6 4.7 3.9

South Carolina

103 123 105 4.8 5.5 4.7

South Dakota

22 26 19 5.0 5.6 4.1

Tennessee

145 183 149 4.6 5.7 4.6

Texas

637 727 567 5.0 5.4 4.2

Utah

68 87 78 4.2 5.2 4.7

Vermont

14 14 13 4.6 4.5 4.4

Virginia

186 202 174 4.7 5.0 4.2

Washington

143 137 143 4.2 3.9 4.0

West Virginia

36 41 35 5.2 5.8 5.0

Wisconsin

127 124 114 4.4 4.2 3.9

Wyoming

21 23 21 7.2 8.0 7.2

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

Last Modified Date: November 17, 2022