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State employment in the trade, transportation, and utilities industry in October 2014

November 25, 2014

North Dakota had the highest share of employment (23.2 percent) in the trade, transportation, and utilities industry in October 2014. New Hampshire and New Jersey had the second- and third-highest share of employment in this industry, at 21.4 and 21.3 percent, respectively. The trade, transportation, and utilities industry consists of wholesale trade; retail trade; transportation and warehousing; and utilities.

Employment in the trade, transportation, and utilities industry as a percentage of statewide total nonfarm employment, not seasonally adjusted, October 2014


20.1 percent and higher
 
19.2 percent to 20.0 percent
 
18.5 percent to 19.1 percent
 
17.3 percent to 18.4 percent
 
17.2 percent and lower
 
Hover over a state to see data.
Hover over legend items to see states in a category.
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

In October, the District of Columbia had the lowest share of employment in the trade, transportation, and utilities industry, at 4.1 percent. Rhode Island had the second-lowest share (15.5 percent) of employment in this industry.

These data are from the Current Employment Statistics (State and Metro Area) program. Data for the most recent month are preliminary and subject to revision. To learn more, see "Regional and State Employment and Unemployment — October 2014" (HTML) (PDF), news release USDL-14-2108. For more information about the trade, transportation, and utilities industry, visit the Industries at a Glance page.

SUGGESTED CITATION

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, State employment in the trade, transportation, and utilities industry in October 2014 on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2014/ted_20141125.htm (visited November 30, 2020).

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