Mid-Atlantic - Labor Force Statistics

 
Civilian labor force in states in the Middle Atlantic and South Atlantic divisions, seasonally adjusted (in thousands)
Area

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United States

159,544 161,082 160,371 160,533 989 0.6

Northeast region

28,316.0 28,624.6 28,583.6 28,547.6 231.6 0.8

Middle Atlantic division

20,503.5 20,675.0 20,664.4 20,648.0 144.5 0.7

New Jersey

4,510.0 4,524.3 4,521.3 (p)4,515.8 (p)5.8 (p)0.1

New York

9,522.7 9,693.7 9,712.6 (p)9,714.9 (p)192.2 (p)2.0

Pennsylvania

6,455.4 6,414.5 6,398.9 (p)6,396.7 (p)-58.7 (p)-0.9

South region

58,498.0 59,168.9 59,185.6 59,229.2 731.3 1.3

South Atlantic division

31,231.0 31,732.4 31,729.7 31,717.5 486.5 1.6

Delaware

470.4 479.0 478.1 (p)476.9 (p)6.5 (p)1.4

District of Columbia

393.3 402.0 400.9 (p)400.5 (p)7.2 (p)1.8

Florida

9,924.2 10,115.5 10,117.8 (p)10,122.8 (p)198.6 (p)2.0

Georgia

4,973.9 5,070.4 5,085.1 (p)5,093.4 (p)119.5 (p)2.4

Maryland

3,180.9 3,251.9 3,251.3 (p)3,245.5 (p)64.6 (p)2.0

North Carolina

4,912.5 4,931.1 4,946.5 (p)4,952.9 (p)40.4 (p)0.8

South Carolina

2,298.1 2,324.1 2,326.1 (p)2,325.3 (p)27.2 (p)1.2

Virginia

4,264.5 4,340.2 4,338.6 (p)4,327.2 (p)62.7 (p)1.5

West Virginia

782.9 780.3 779.6 (p)780.0 (p)-2.9 (p)-0.4

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

Source: Local Area Unemployment Statistics
The State and regional data above are a product of the Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) program, a Federal-State cooperative program in which total employment and unemployment are measured for approximately 7,200 areas.

 
Unemployed in states in the Middle Atlantic and South Atlantic divisions, seasonally adjusted (in thousands)
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United States

7,419 6,759 6,524 6,616 -803 -10.8

Northeast region

1,321.2 1,295.1 1,291.2 1,295.7 -25.5 -1.9

Middle Atlantic division

1,037.9 987.7 989.7 995.4 -42.5 -4.1

New Jersey

215.4 213.0 221.0 (p)230.3 (p)14.9 (p)6.9

New York

462.8 472.6 470.6 (p)460.3 (p)-2.5 (p)-0.5

Pennsylvania

353.8 309.3 297.9 (p)295.6 (p)-58.3 (p)-16.5

South region

2,894.3 2,392.6 2,333.8 2,354.8 -539.5 -18.6

South Atlantic division

1,519.7 1,263.5 1,247.8 1,278.2 -241.6 -15.9

Delaware

20.4 23.4 22.7 (p)22.2 (p)1.8 (p)9.1

District of Columbia

22.7 26.2 26.5 (p)25.5 (p)2.9 (p)12.7

Florida

490.1 385.3 369.1 (p)368.6 (p)-121.5 (p)-24.8

Georgia

272.3 225.2 219.5 (p)221.4 (p)-50.8 (p)-18.7

Maryland

133.6 122.4 122.1 (p)126.3 (p)-7.3 (p)-5.5

North Carolina

254.7 200.2 203.8 (p)213.4 (p)-41.2 (p)-16.2

South Carolina

99.9 91.3 91.1 (p)92.7 (p)-7.1 (p)-7.1

Virginia

174.9 159.6 157.6 (p)159.1 (p)-15.8 (p)-9.0

West Virginia

45.6 39.8 39.9 (p)41.5 (p)-4.1 (p)-9.0

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

Source: Local Area Unemployment Statistics
The State and regional data above are a product of the Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) program, a Federal-State cooperative program in which total employment and unemployment are measured for approximately 7,200 areas.

 
Unemployment rates in states in the Middle Atlantic and South Atlantic divisions, seasonally adjusted (in percent)
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United States

4.6 4.2 4.1 4.1 -0.5

Northeast region

4.7 4.5 4.5 4.5 -0.2

Middle Atlantic division

5.1 4.8 4.8 4.8 -0.3

New Jersey

4.8 4.7 4.9 (p)5.1 (p)0.3

New York

4.9 4.9 4.8 (p)4.7 (p)-0.2

Pennsylvania

5.5 4.8 4.7 (p)4.6 (p)-0.9

South region

4.9 4.0 3.9 4.0 -0.9

South Atlantic division

4.9 4.0 3.9 4.0 -0.9

Delaware

4.3 4.9 4.8 (p)4.7 (p)0.4

District of Columbia

5.8 6.5 6.6 (p)6.4 (p)0.6

Florida

4.9 3.8 3.6 (p)3.6 (p)-1.3

Georgia

5.5 4.4 4.3 (p)4.3 (p)-1.2

Maryland

4.2 3.8 3.8 (p)3.9 (p)-0.3

North Carolina

5.2 4.1 4.1 (p)4.3 (p)-0.9

South Carolina

4.3 3.9 3.9 (p)4.0 (p)-0.3

Virginia

4.1 3.7 3.6 (p)3.7 (p)-0.4

West Virginia

5.8 5.1 5.1 (p)5.3 (p)-0.5

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

Source: Local Area Unemployment Statistics
The State and regional data above are a product of the Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) program, a Federal-State cooperative program in which total employment and unemployment are measured for approximately 7,200 areas.

 
Unemployment rates in states in the Mid-Atlantic region by Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), not seasonally adjusted (in percent)
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Delaware

Dover, DE

4.0 5.1 4.7 (p)4.3 (p)0.3

Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ(1)

3.9 4.7 4.4 (p)4.2 (p)0.3

District of Columbia

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

3.6 3.6 3.6 (p)3.6 (p)0.0

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV(1)

3.7 3.8 3.8 (p)3.7 (p)0.0

Maryland

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

4.1 3.6 3.9 (p)4.1 (p)0.0

Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, MD(1)

3.1 2.9 3.2 (p)3.3 (p)0.2

California-Lexington Park, MD

3.6 3.3 3.6 (p)3.9 (p)0.3

Cumberland, MD-WV

5.0 4.5 4.8 (p)5.2 (p)0.2

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

3.9 3.6 3.6 (p)3.9 (p)0.0

Salisbury, MD-DE

5.6 4.4 4.8 (p)5.6 (p)0.0

Pennsylvania

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

4.7 4.6 4.3 (p)4.4 (p)-0.3

Altoona, PA

4.8 4.2 4.0 (p)4.2 (p)-0.6

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

4.4 4.2 4.0 (p)4.2 (p)-0.2

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA

4.7 3.8 3.6 (p)3.7 (p)-1.0

East Stroudsburg, PA

5.7 5.4 5.2 (p)5.4 (p)-0.3

Erie, PA

5.9 4.8 4.7 (p)4.9 (p)-1.0

Gettysburg, PA

3.5 3.2 2.9 (p)3.1 (p)-0.4

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA

4.0 3.8 3.6 (p)3.6 (p)-0.4

Johnstown, PA

6.0 5.1 4.8 (p)5.0 (p)-1.0

Lancaster, PA

3.7 3.4 3.3 (p)3.3 (p)-0.4

Lebanon, PA

4.0 3.7 3.5 (p)3.8 (p)-0.2

Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County, PA(1)

3.8 3.7 3.4 (p)3.5 (p)-0.3

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE

4.5 4.6 4.4 (p)4.4 (p)-0.1

Philadelphia, PA(1)

5.7 5.5 5.2 (p)5.2 (p)-0.5

Philadelphia City, PA

6.2 6.0 5.7 (p)5.7 (p)-0.5

Pittsburgh, PA

5.1 4.4 4.1 (p)4.3 (p)-0.8

Reading, PA

4.5 4.2 3.9 (p)4.0 (p)-0.5

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA

5.3 5.0 4.7 (p)4.8 (p)-0.5

State College, PA

3.5 3.3 3.0 (p)3.2 (p)-0.3

Williamsport, PA

5.6 4.9 4.6 (p)4.9 (p)-0.7

York-Hanover, PA

4.1 4.0 3.8 (p)3.8 (p)-0.3

Virginia

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

4.1 3.8 3.6 (p)3.8 (p)-0.3

Charlottesville, VA

3.2 3.1 3.1 (p)3.2 (p)0.0

Harrisonburg, VA

3.5 3.5 3.3 (p)3.5 (p)0.0

Lynchburg, VA

4.2 4.1 4.0 (p)4.2 (p)0.0

Richmond, VA

3.9 3.8 3.7 (p)3.8 (p)-0.1

Roanoke, VA

3.7 3.6 3.5 (p)3.6 (p)-0.1

Roanoke, VA

3.7 3.6 3.5 (p)3.6 (p)-0.1

Staunton-Waynesboro, VA

3.6 3.4 3.4 (p)3.4 (p)-0.2

Winchester, VA-WV

3.3 3.2 3.0 (p)3.2 (p)-0.1

West Virginia

Beckley, WV

6.1 4.9 4.8 (p)5.9 (p)-0.2

Charleston, WV

5.0 4.5 4.4 (p)5.1 (p)0.1

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

5.2 4.9 4.8 (p)5.1 (p)-0.1

Morgantown, WV

3.5 3.4 3.3 (p)3.7 (p)0.2

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV

5.0 4.7 4.5 (p)5.3 (p)0.3

Wheeling, WV-OH

5.7 4.8 4.8 (p)5.1 (p)-0.6

Footnotes
(1) Metropolitan Division
(p) Preliminary

Source: Local Area Unemployment Statistics
The State and regional data above are a product of the Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) program, a Federal-State cooperative program in which total employment and unemployment are measured for approximately 7,200 areas.

 
Nonfarm wage and salary employment in the states in the Middle Atlantic and South Atlantic divisions, seasonally adjusted (in thousands)
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United States

145,170 146,769 146,980 (p)147,232 (p)2,062 (p)1.4

Middle Atlantic division

New Jersey

4,094.8 4,124.0 4,130.3 (p)4,136.7 (p)41.9 (p)1.0

New York

9,435.8 9,538.0 9,527.7 (p)9,552.6 (p)116.8 (p)1.2

Pennsylvania

5,913.4 5,978.1 5,973.7 (p)5,976.0 (p)62.6 (p)1.1

South Atlantic division

Delaware

453.8 457.1 455.6 (p)454.1 (p)0.3 (p)0.1

District of Columbia

785.9 794.1 794.4 (p)793.8 (p)7.9 (p)1.0

Florida

8,481.4 8,529.8 8,663.3 (p)8,676.4 (p)195.0 (p)2.3

Georgia

4,428.1 4,494.3 4,510.4 (p)4,513.3 (p)85.2 (p)1.9

Maryland

2,722.2 2,781.7 2,777.5 (p)2,782.9 (p)60.7 (p)2.2

North Carolina

4,375.0 4,427.9 4,443.6 (p)4,446.5 (p)71.5 (p)1.6

South Carolina

2,068.8 2,092.4 2,105.7 (p)2,113.6 (p)44.8 (p)2.2

Virginia

3,932.8 3,978.9 3,972.2 (p)3,966.5 (p)33.7 (p)0.9

West Virginia

754.4 746.9 749.1 (p)748.1 (p)-6.3 (p)-0.8

Footnotes
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Source: Current Employment Statistics - National - State and Metropolitan Area
The Current Employment Statistics (CES) Survey is a monthly survey of business establishments which provides estimates of employment, hours, and earnings data by industry for the nation as a whole, all States, and most major metropolitan areas since 1939. The CES survey is a Federal-State cooperative program in which State employment security agencies prepare the data using concepts, definitions, and technical procedures prescribed by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.