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

162,209 162,646 162,981 163,351 1,142 0.7

Northeast region

28,483.9 28,624.0 28,587.5 28,555.5 71.5 0.3

Middle Atlantic division

20,399.6 20,509.2 20,477.8 20,451.6 52.0 0.3

New Jersey

4,416.7 4,447.1 4,443.4 (p)4,445.8 (p)29.1 (p)0.7

New York

9,564.4 9,591.3 9,565.3 (p)9,536.0 (p)-28.4 (p)-0.3

Pennsylvania

6,418.5 6,470.7 6,469.1 (p)6,469.8 (p)51.3 (p)0.8

South region

59,744.1 60,328.4 60,409.2 60,509.1 765.0 1.3

South Atlantic division

31,824.1 32,136.6 32,188.1 32,251.3 427.1 1.3

Delaware

482.8 488.4 488.8 (p)489.0 (p)6.1 (p)1.3

District of Columbia

404.5 409.8 411.2 (p)412.1 (p)7.6 (p)1.9

Florida

10,226.2 10,331.2 10,338.4 (p)10,354.4 (p)128.1 (p)1.3

Georgia

5,101.7 5,104.4 5,103.1 (p)5,102.3 (p)0.6 (p)0.0

Maryland

3,196.0 3,216.4 3,223.9 (p)3,233.1 (p)37.1 (p)1.2

North Carolina

4,982.5 5,058.8 5,078.9 (p)5,097.8 (p)115.3 (p)2.3

South Carolina

2,319.6 2,368.6 2,374.7 (p)2,379.4 (p)59.8 (p)2.6

Virginia

4,328.2 4,368.5 4,377.4 (p)4,389.8 (p)61.6 (p)1.4

West Virginia

782.5 790.4 791.8 (p)793.4 (p)10.9 (p)1.4

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(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

6,245 5,888 5,975 6,063 -182 -2.9

Northeast region

1,105.5 1,052.8 1,034.4 1,021.5 -83.9 -7.6

Middle Atlantic division

826.9 798.2 782.1 774.4 -52.4 -6.3

New Jersey

178.1 167.4 156.5 (p)147.1 (p)-31.0 (p)-17.4

New York

378.4 382.5 379.2 (p)377.8 (p)-0.6 (p)-0.2

Pennsylvania

270.3 248.4 246.4 (p)249.6 (p)-20.8 (p)-7.7

South region

2,237.5 2,198.7 2,178.3 2,163.9 -73.6 -3.3

South Atlantic division

1,147.6 1,164.8 1,159.9 1,147.2 -0.4 0.0

Delaware

18.0 15.7 15.7 (p)16.0 (p)-2.0 (p)-11.0

District of Columbia

22.4 23.2 23.1 (p)23.0 (p)0.6 (p)2.8

Florida

354.8 353.5 349.2 (p)343.9 (p)-10.9 (p)-3.1

Georgia

195.8 194.0 190.4 (p)185.2 (p)-10.6 (p)-5.4

Maryland

124.8 122.0 121.9 (p)122.1 (p)-2.7 (p)-2.2

North Carolina

189.6 206.9 210.8 (p)212.1 (p)22.4 (p)11.8

South Carolina

76.1 82.7 83.5 (p)81.8 (p)5.6 (p)7.4

Virginia

125.6 129.0 127.9 (p)126.2 (p)0.6 (p)0.4

West Virginia

40.6 37.8 37.3 (p)37.0 (p)-3.6 (p)-8.8

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

3.9 3.6 3.7 3.7 -0.2

Northeast region

3.9 3.7 3.6 3.6 -0.3

Middle Atlantic division

4.1 3.9 3.8 3.8 -0.3

New Jersey

4.0 3.8 3.5 (p)3.3 (p)-0.7

New York

4.0 4.0 4.0 (p)4.0 (p)0.0

Pennsylvania

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

South region

3.7 3.6 3.6 3.6 -0.1

South Atlantic division

3.6 3.6 3.6 3.6 0.0

Delaware

3.7 3.2 3.2 (p)3.3 (p)-0.4

District of Columbia

5.5 5.7 5.6 (p)5.6 (p)0.1

Florida

3.5 3.4 3.4 (p)3.3 (p)-0.2

Georgia

3.8 3.8 3.7 (p)3.6 (p)-0.2

Maryland

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

North Carolina

3.8 4.1 4.2 (p)4.2 (p)0.4

South Carolina

3.3 3.5 3.5 (p)3.4 (p)0.1

Virginia

2.9 3.0 2.9 (p)2.9 (p)0.0

West Virginia

5.2 4.8 4.7 (p)4.7 (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

4.7 3.3 4.2 (p)4.5 (p)-0.2

Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ(1)

4.3 3.1 3.7 (p)3.9 (p)-0.4

District of Columbia

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

3.5 3.1 3.4 (p)3.3 (p)-0.2

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

3.5 3.1 3.4 (p)3.3 (p)-0.2

Maryland

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

4.3 3.6 4.0 (p)4.1 (p)-0.2

Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, MD(1)

3.4 3.0 3.4 (p)3.3 (p)-0.1

California-Lexington Park, MD

4.4 3.2 3.7 (p)4.2 (p)-0.2

Cumberland, MD-WV

5.7 4.6 5.9 (p)5.9 (p)0.2

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

4.2 3.5 3.9 (p)3.8 (p)-0.4

Salisbury, MD-DE

4.2 3.7 4.1 (p)4.0 (p)-0.2

Pennsylvania

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

4.9 3.8 4.0 (p)4.5 (p)-0.4

Altoona, PA

4.7 3.5 4.2 (p)4.8 (p)0.1

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

4.9 4.1 4.2 (p)4.6 (p)-0.3

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA

4.2 3.2 3.4 (p)4.0 (p)-0.2

East Stroudsburg, PA

5.7 4.7 4.8 (p)5.4 (p)-0.3

Erie, PA

5.0 3.8 4.2 (p)4.7 (p)-0.3

Gettysburg, PA

3.7 2.7 3.1 (p)3.6 (p)-0.1

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA

4.0 3.2 3.6 (p)4.0 (p)0.0

Johnstown, PA

6.1 4.3 5.3 (p)5.8 (p)-0.3

Lancaster, PA

3.9 3.0 3.3 (p)3.8 (p)-0.1

Lebanon, PA

4.1 3.3 3.6 (p)4.0 (p)-0.1

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

3.8 3.1 3.2 (p)3.8 (p)0.0

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE

4.7 3.6 3.8 (p)4.3 (p)-0.4

Philadelphia, PA(1)

5.7 4.5 4.8 (p)5.4 (p)-0.3

Philadelphia City, PA

6.2 4.9 5.2 (p)5.8 (p)-0.4

Pittsburgh, PA

4.6 3.7 4.0 (p)4.5 (p)-0.1

Reading, PA

4.5 3.8 4.1 (p)4.5 (p)0.0

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA

5.5 4.6 4.8 (p)5.4 (p)-0.1

State College, PA

3.9 3.0 3.2 (p)3.7 (p)-0.2

Williamsport, PA

4.8 4.0 4.2 (p)4.5 (p)-0.3

York-Hanover, PA

4.4 3.3 3.7 (p)4.2 (p)-0.2

Virginia

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

3.4 3.1 3.3 (p)3.2 (p)-0.2

Charlottesville, VA

2.9 2.7 2.8 (p)2.7 (p)-0.2

Harrisonburg, VA

3.2 3.0 3.1 (p)3.0 (p)-0.2

Lynchburg, VA

3.7 3.3 3.6 (p)3.5 (p)-0.2

Richmond, VA

3.3 3.0 3.1 (p)3.0 (p)-0.3

Roanoke, VA

3.1 2.8 3.0 (p)2.9 (p)-0.2

Roanoke, VA

3.1 2.8 3.0 (p)2.9 (p)-0.2

Staunton-Waynesboro, VA

2.9 2.7 2.7 (p)2.6 (p)-0.3

Winchester, VA-WV

2.9 2.7 2.8 (p)2.7 (p)-0.2

West Virginia

Beckley, WV

5.4 4.5 5.0 (p)4.7 (p)-0.7

Charleston, WV

5.2 4.3 4.7 (p)4.5 (p)-0.7

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

5.6 4.5 5.4 (p)5.3 (p)-0.3

Morgantown, WV

4.5 3.5 4.3 (p)3.9 (p)-0.6

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV

5.4 4.7 5.2 (p)4.9 (p)-0.5

Wheeling, WV-OH

5.0 4.3 4.8 (p)4.7 (p)-0.3

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

149,185 151,074 151,252 (p)151,411 (p)2,226 (p)1.5

Middle Atlantic division

New Jersey

4,153.7 4,194.4 4,202.5 (p)4,202.0 (p)48.3 (p)1.2

New York

9,684.6 9,773.4 9,778.7 (p)9,780.1 (p)95.5 (p)1.0

Pennsylvania

6,008.5 6,045.6 6,037.3 (p)6,038.8 (p)30.3 (p)0.5

South Atlantic division

Delaware

461.2 464.5 464.6 (p)463.7 (p)2.5 (p)0.5

District of Columbia

792.3 795.6 799.3 (p)802.0 (p)9.7 (p)1.2

Florida

8,784.8 8,970.4 8,989.1 (p)9,012.0 (p)227.2 (p)2.6

Georgia

4,542.7 4,596.3 4,613.6 (p)4,617.0 (p)74.3 (p)1.6

Maryland

2,745.8 2,757.6 2,752.3 (p)2,748.2 (p)2.4 (p)0.1

North Carolina

4,496.5 4,556.0 4,561.7 (p)4,572.2 (p)75.7 (p)1.7

South Carolina

2,146.1 2,177.8 2,177.3 (p)2,179.3 (p)33.2 (p)1.5

Virginia

4,007.7 4,032.8 4,027.3 (p)4,030.7 (p)23.0 (p)0.6

West Virginia

728.9 736.1 737.2 (p)736.1 (p)7.2 (p)1.0

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.