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California, Texas, and Florida have largest over-the-year employment increases, June 2015

July 24, 2015

From June 2014 to June 2015, 34 states had statistically significant changes in employment, all of which were increases. The largest increases occurred in California (461,900), Texas (269,900) and Florida (266,200).

States with statistically significant employment changes from June 2014 to June 2015, seasonally adjusted


97,500 and higher
 
58,000 to 97,499
 
42,400 to 57,999
 
26,300 to 42,399
 
26,299 and lower
 
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Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
States with statistically significant employment changes from June 2014 to June 2015, seasonally adjusted
State Over-the-year employment change

California

461,900

Texas

269,900

Florida

266,200

New York

153,600

Washington

106,800

Georgia

106,000

North Carolina

97,500

Michigan

90,600

Massachusetts

72,700

Ohio

71,800

Colorado

65,400

Tennessee

61,100

Indiana

60,200

Pennsylvania

58,000

Utah

56,900

South Carolina

56,600

Oregon

55,000

Arizona

52,400

Virginia

49,600

Illinois

47,500

Nevada

42,400

New Jersey

41,600

Kentucky

40,100

Maryland

38,900

Wisconsin

38,300

Minnesota

36,800

Connecticut

27,000

Alabama

26,300

Iowa

23,400

Arkansas

23,300

Idaho

16,900

South Dakota

9,800

Hawaii

9,600

Delaware

7,300

Other states with notable over-the-year employment increases include New York (153,600), Washington (106,800), and Georgia (106,000).

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 — June 2015” (HTML) (PDF).

SUGGESTED CITATION

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, California, Texas, and Florida have largest over-the-year employment increases, June 2015 on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2015/california-texas-and-florida-have-largest-over-the-year-increase-in-employment-june-2015.htm (visited September 19, 2020).

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