San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California, has largest employment percent increase over the year

March 24, 2015

From January 2014 to January 2015, nonfarm employment rose in all 51 metropolitan areas with a 2010 Census population of 1 million or more. The largest over-the-year percentage increase in these areas occurred in San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California (+5.3 percent). Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas, and Louisville/Jefferson County, Kentucky-Indiana, each had job gains of 4.4 percent over the year.

Percent change in employment, metro areas with populations of 1 million or more, January 2014 to January 2015



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Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

These data are from the Current Employment Statistics (State and Area) program. Data for the most recent month are preliminary and subject to revision. To learn more, see "Metropolitan Area Employment and Unemployment January 2015" (HTML) (PDF).

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Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California, has largest employment percent increase over the year on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2015/san-jose-sunnyvale-santa-clara-california-has-largest-employment-percent-increase-over-the-year.htm (visited April 28, 2017).

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