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Table 4. Employees on nonfarm payrolls by state, selected metropolitan area, and metropolitan division

ESTABLISHMENT DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
Table 4. Employees on nonfarm payrolls by state, selected metropolitan area, and metropolitan division(1), not seasonally adjusted
[In thousands]
State, area, and division December January Change from
January 2019 to January 2020(p)
2018 2019 2019 2020(p) Number Percent

California

17,489.3 17,711.8 17,143.5 17,433.6 290.1 1.7

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim

6,291.8 6,349.7 6,157.1 6,258.1 101.0 1.6

Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine

1,675.1 1,695.7 1,647.0 1,668.2 21.2 1.3

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale

4,616.7 4,654.0 4,510.1 4,589.9 79.8 1.8

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward

2,476.4 2,514.6 2,429.8 2,475.2 45.4 1.9

Oakland-Hayward-Berkeley

1,194.4 1,195.1 1,169.2 1,174.7 5.5 0.5

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco

1,165.0 1,200.8 1,146.4 1,183.9 37.5 3.3

San Rafael

117.0 118.7 114.2 116.6 2.4 2.1


District of Columbia

795.8 804.5 784.2 794.4 10.2 1.3

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria(2)

3,335.4 3,396.3 3,286.4 3,332.5 46.1 1.4

Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville(3)

601.8 607.6 595.4 595.2 -0.2 0.0

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria(2)

2,733.6 2,788.7 2,691.0 2,737.3 46.3 1.7


Florida

8,975.3 9,128.3 8,863.2 9,044.9 181.7 2.1

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach

2,739.6 2,760.7 2,702.4 2,732.1 29.7 1.1

Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach

870.5 876.0 855.7 869.3 13.6 1.6

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall

1,223.0 1,235.7 1,208.1 1,219.0 10.9 0.9

West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Delray Beach

646.1 649.0 638.6 643.8 5.2 0.8


Illinois

6,159.7 6,150.1 5,991.4 6,000.5 9.1 0.2

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin(2)

4,787.1 4,791.0 4,658.3 4,686.8 28.5 0.6

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights

3,814.9 3,829.0 3,713.9 3,750.3 36.4 1.0

Elgin

264.6 262.5 256.6 256.1 -0.5 -0.2

Gary

283.1 281.5 276.1 275.2 -0.9 -0.3

Lake County-Kenosha County(2)

424.5 418.0 411.7 405.2 -6.5 -1.6


Massachusetts

3,696.7 3,711.3 3,592.3 3,624.4 32.1 0.9

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua(2)

2,814.6 2,827.0 2,746.2 2,768.7 22.5 0.8

Boston-Cambridge-Newton

1,902.9 1,917.1 1,858.5 1,879.9 21.4 1.2

Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton

84.4 84.9 80.7 81.9 1.2 1.5

Framingham

176.1 175.6 171.7 172.5 0.8 0.5

Haverhill-Newburyport-Amesbury Town(2)

67.8 67.6 66.2 66.1 -0.1 -0.2

Lawrence-Methuen Town-Salem(2)

84.0 83.2 82.0 80.5 -1.5 -1.8

Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford(2)

161.8 160.6 158.8 157.4 -1.4 -0.9

Lynn-Saugus-Marblehead

46.7 46.4 45.4 45.0 -0.4 -0.9

Nashua(2)

131.5 132.3 128.5 130.8 2.3 1.8

Peabody-Salem-Beverly

97.0 97.3 93.6 93.8 0.2 0.2

Taunton-Middleborough-Norton

62.4 62.0 60.8 60.8 0.0 0.0


Michigan

4,454.3 4,464.4 4,355.9 4,372.7 16.8 0.4

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn

2,052.1 2,058.7 2,009.9 2,024.4 14.5 0.7

Detroit-Dearborn-Livonia

777.5 783.8 764.7 772.2 7.5 1.0

Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills

1,274.6 1,274.9 1,245.2 1,252.2 7.0 0.6


New York

9,865.1 9,892.1 9,556.2 9,640.9 84.7 0.9

New York-Newark-Jersey City(2)

10,051.0 10,109.3 9,745.2 9,857.9 112.7 1.2

Dutchess County-Putnam County

151.0 151.1 145.5 146.2 0.7 0.5

Nassau County-Suffolk County

1,368.6 1,362.5 1,314.3 1,322.2 7.9 0.6

Newark(3)

1,238.4 1,240.9 1,210.4 1,224.6 14.2 1.2

New York-Jersey City-White Plains(2)

7,293.0 7,354.8 7,075.0 7,164.9 89.9 1.3


Pennsylvania

6,086.3 6,121.7 5,949.6 5,992.4 42.8 0.7

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington(2)

2,987.9 3,006.4 2,921.5 2,945.3 23.8 0.8

Camden(3)

549.2 550.8 533.8 538.0 4.2 0.8

Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County

1,090.7 1,089.7 1,067.5 1,072.1 4.6 0.4

Philadelphia

979.4 999.1 961.6 976.0 14.4 1.5

Wilmington(3)

368.6 366.8 358.6 359.2 0.6 0.2


Texas

12,757.2 13,029.8 12,548.7 12,857.2 308.5 2.5

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington

3,760.4 3,875.6 3,697.4 3,816.7 119.3 3.2

Dallas-Plano-Irving

2,674.4 2,762.4 2,628.6 2,719.9 91.3 3.5

Fort Worth-Arlington

1,086.0 1,113.2 1,068.8 1,096.8 28.0 2.6


Washington

3,434.4 3,509.6 3,396.1 3,475.6 79.5 2.3

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue

2,070.0 2,119.6 2,051.6 2,096.2 44.6 2.2

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett

1,745.7 1,790.1 1,731.5 1,771.3 39.8 2.3

Tacoma-Lakewood

324.3 329.5 320.1 324.9 4.8 1.5

Footnotes
(1) These 11 areas contain all of the 38 metropolitan divisions.
(2) Part of the area (or division) is in one or more adjacent states.
(3) All of the division is in one or more adjacent states.
(p) Preliminary

NOTE: Data are counts of jobs by place of work. Data have been revised to reflect 2019 benchmark levels. Estimates subsequent to the current benchmark are preliminary and will be revised when new information becomes available. Area definitions are based on Office of Management and Budget Bulletin No. 18-03, dated April 10, 2018, and available at https://www.bls.gov/lau/lausmsa.htm. Areas in the six New England states are Metropolitan New England City and Town Areas (NECTAs), while areas in other states are county-based. Some metropolitan areas lie in two or more states. They are listed under the state containing the first principal city. Metropolitan divisions are listed under their metropolitan areas. Some divisions lie in more than one state, and some, like Camden, NJ, are totally outside the states under which their metropolitan areas are listed. For Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV, the metropolitan area and division titles are identical. Estimates for the latest month are subject to revision the following month.

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Last Modified Date: March 20, 2020