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State employment over-the-year percent changes, December 2013

January 29, 2014

From December 2012 to December 2013, 29 states had statistically significant changes in employment, all of which were positive. North Dakota had the highest over-the-year percent increase in employment at 4.0 percent, followed by Florida (2.6 percent) and Oregon (2.4 percent).

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States with statistically significant employment changes from December 2012 to December 2013, seasonally adjusted
State December 2012 December 2013 (p) Over-the-year change (p) Over-the-year percent change (p)

Arizona

2,488,300 2,537,600 49,300 2.0

California

14,532,100 14,767,800 235,700 1.6

Colorado

2,335,800 2,379,700 43,900 1.9

Delaware

421,500 430,600 9,100 2.2

Florida

7,452,100 7,645,000 192,900 2.6

Georgia

3,988,600 4,078,300 89,700 2.2

Hawaii

611,600 621,100 9,500 1.6

Illinois

5,772,900 5,835,100 62,200 1.1

Indiana

2,923,700 2,975,500 51,800 1.8

Maryland

2,589,200 2,625,200 36,000 1.4

Massachusetts

3,299,100 3,354,600 55,500 1.7

Michigan

4,028,900 4,092,700 63,800 1.6

Minnesota

2,751,900 2,797,700 45,800 1.7

Mississippi

1,108,200 1,127,100 18,900 1.7

Missouri

2,687,900 2,721,800 33,900 1.3

Nevada

1,158,700 1,180,100 21,400 1.8

New York

8,846,900 8,943,800 96,900 1.1

North Carolina

4,032,300 4,096,800 64,500 1.6

North

438,700 456,100 17,400 4.0

Oklahoma

1,618,000 1,636,800 18,800 1.2

Oregon

1,643,800 1,682,700 38,900 2.4

South Carolina

1,876,500 1,913,300 36,800 2.0

South Dakota

415,900 421,900 6,000 1.4

Tennessee

2,739,700 2,771,100 31,400 1.1

Texas

11,024,700 11,277,100 252,400 2.3

Utah

1,266,200 1,288,000 21,800 1.7

Virginia

3,745,800 3,777,300 31,500 0.8

Washington

2,885,300 2,940,200 54,900 1.9

Wisconsin

2,796,000 2,840,500 44,500 1.6
Footnotes:

 

(p) Preliminary

 

Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware Washington, D.C. Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming

Employment in Texas increased 2.3 percent from December 2012 to December 2013. California's employment increased by 1.6 percent, and New York's employment went up 1.1 percent.

These data are from the Current Employment Statistics (State and Metro Area) program. To learn more, see "Regional and State Employment and Unemployment — December 2013" (HTML) (PDF), news release USDL-14-0126. Data for the most recent month are preliminary and subject to revision.

SUGGESTED CITATION

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, State employment over-the-year percent changes, December 2013 at https://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2014/ted_20140129.htm (visited December 04, 2021).

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