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 November December Change from
December 2017 to December 2018(p)
2017 2018 2017 2018(p) Number Percent

California

17,119.2 17,421.4 17,140.0 17,435.1 295.1 1.7

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim

6,152.5 6,222.7 6,169.0 6,225.8 56.8 0.9

Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine

1,644.9 1,652.7 1,651.7 1,648.5 -3.2 -0.2

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale

4,507.6 4,570.0 4,517.3 4,577.3 60.0 1.3

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward

2,435.7 2,479.0 2,437.7 2,490.4 52.7 2.2

Oakland-Hayward-Berkeley

1,183.6 1,203.8 1,183.2 1,207.1 23.9 2.0

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco

1,134.9 1,155.7 1,137.9 1,162.4 24.5 2.2

San Rafael

117.2 119.5 116.6 120.9 4.3 3.7


District of Columbia

798.4 797.7 797.1 799.1 2.0 0.3

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria(2)

3,306.2 3,360.4 3,310.2 3,363.8 53.6 1.6

Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville(3)

594.8 606.6 595.5 605.3 9.8 1.6

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria(2)

2,711.4 2,753.8 2,714.7 2,758.5 43.8 1.6


Florida

8,711.5 8,948.5 8,754.5 8,986.9 232.4 2.7

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach

2,666.5 2,727.7 2,679.3 2,736.7 57.4 2.1

Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach

847.5 865.2 850.5 866.3 15.8 1.9

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall

1,194.3 1,219.3 1,201.2 1,224.9 23.7 2.0

West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Delray Beach

624.7 643.2 627.6 645.5 17.9 2.9


Illinois

6,156.3 6,211.2 6,117.4 6,189.4 72.0 1.2

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin(2)

4,758.6 4,803.2 4,730.9 4,789.3 58.4 1.2

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights

3,793.7 3,823.8 3,776.3 3,817.8 41.5 1.1

Elgin

263.7 266.7 260.9 263.2 2.3 0.9

Gary

280.6 284.4 277.2 282.1 4.9 1.8

Lake County-Kenosha County(2)

420.6 428.3 416.5 426.2 9.7 2.3


Massachusetts

3,653.4 3,715.8 3,645.6 3,711.2 65.6 1.8

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua(2)

2,770.4 2,825.0 2,767.7 2,820.2 52.5 1.9

Boston-Cambridge-Newton

1,865.9 1,909.9 1,862.7 1,906.9 44.2 2.4

Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton

82.9 83.7 83.1 83.6 0.5 0.6

Framingham

174.3 174.1 174.8 174.2 -0.6 -0.3

Haverhill-Newburyport-Amesbury Town(2)

67.2 68.5 67.6 68.1 0.5 0.7

Lawrence-Methuen Town-Salem(2)

84.9 85.6 84.5 85.5 1.0 1.2

Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford(2)

159.8 161.7 159.5 161.2 1.7 1.1

Lynn-Saugus-Marblehead

46.3 47.6 46.0 47.5 1.5 3.3

Nashua(2)

130.1 132.7 130.5 132.3 1.8 1.4

Peabody-Salem-Beverly

98.0 97.7 98.5 98.3 -0.2 -0.2

Taunton-Middleborough-Norton

61.0 63.5 60.5 62.6 2.1 3.5


Michigan

4,433.2 4,484.1 4,410.2 4,463.1 52.9 1.2

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn

2,029.7 2,041.7 2,023.0 2,036.2 13.2 0.7

Detroit-Dearborn-Livonia

767.0 773.0 765.3 774.2 8.9 1.2

Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills

1,262.7 1,268.7 1,257.7 1,262.0 4.3 0.3


New York

9,666.6 9,784.0 9,660.9 9,784.0 123.1 1.3

New York-Newark-Jersey City(2)

9,825.7 9,942.7 9,838.2 9,953.7 115.5 1.2

Dutchess County-Putnam County

152.0 154.3 151.8 154.6 2.8 1.8

Nassau County-Suffolk County

1,360.1 1,373.9 1,359.7 1,377.5 17.8 1.3

Newark(3)

1,217.9 1,228.1 1,218.2 1,232.1 13.9 1.1

New York-Jersey City-White Plains(2)

7,095.7 7,186.4 7,108.5 7,189.5 81.0 1.1


Pennsylvania

6,039.7 6,117.5 6,037.8 6,116.0 78.2 1.3

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington(2)

2,955.7 2,997.9 2,950.9 3,005.8 54.9 1.9

Camden(3)

554.0 556.4 553.5 557.3 3.8 0.7

Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County

1,075.2 1,087.1 1,074.7 1,090.1 15.4 1.4

Philadelphia

963.4 984.1 960.4 986.3 25.9 2.7

Wilmington(3)

363.1 370.3 362.3 372.1 9.8 2.7


Texas

12,432.0 12,793.1 12,435.6 12,818.5 382.9 3.1

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington

3,671.0 3,769.0 3,666.8 3,783.2 116.4 3.2

Dallas-Plano-Irving

2,624.9 2,701.0 2,618.4 2,707.0 88.6 3.4

Fort Worth-Arlington

1,046.1 1,068.0 1,048.4 1,076.2 27.8 2.7


Washington

3,381.2 3,482.2 3,370.8 3,477.0 106.2 3.2

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue

2,032.2 2,103.7 2,035.8 2,103.1 67.3 3.3

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett

1,714.8 1,777.2 1,718.6 1,776.4 57.8 3.4

Tacoma-Lakewood

317.4 326.5 317.2 326.7 9.5 3.0

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. 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. 15-01, dated July 15, 2015, 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: January 30, 2019