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St. Louis, Mo.-Ill., Metropolitan Area Data Tables

Employees on nonfarm payrolls, St. Louis metropolitan area, seasonally adjusted (in thousands)
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St. Louis, Mo.-Ill. MSA

1,396.2 1,397.1 1,397.2 1,397.7 1,395.0 1,404.1 1,399.7 1,384.3 1,235.7 1,251.0 1,277.8 1,313.3 1,318.3 5.0 0.4

Illinois

6,123.9 6,115.7 6,116.3 6,105.2 6,117.2 6,133.2 6,121.8 6,060.9 5,322.3 5,381.9 5,524.2 5,629.2 5,695.2 66.0 1.2

Missouri

2,907.1 2,906.4 2,905.0 2,905.2 2,899.4 2,911.3 2,912.6 2,878.1 2,566.7 2,617.6 2,691.8 2,763.8 2,769.5 5.7 0.2

United States

151,160 151,368 151,553 151,814 151,998 152,212 152,463 151,090 130,303 133,028 137,809 139,543 140,914 1,371 1.0

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

SOURCE: Current Employment Statistics

Employees on nonfarm payrolls by industry supersector, St. Louis metropolitan area, not seasonally adjusted (numbers in thousands)
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Total Nonfarm

1,395.8 1,309.2 1,317.0 -78.8 -5.6 2,757.0 -140.5 -4.8 5,705.9 -437.3 -7.1 140,598 -10,543 -7.0

Mining, Logging, & Construction(2)

71.2 68.1 67.7 -3.5 -4.9                        

Mining & Logging(3)

            4.2 -0.3 -6.7 7.4 -0.9 -10.8 625 -119 -16.0

Construction(3)

            135.5 3.8 2.9 229.1 -14.6 -6.0 7,459 -301 -3.9

Manufacturing

120.6 116.4 116.6 -4.0 -3.3 268.8 -9.8 -3.5 558.8 -27.5 -4.7 12,211 -718 -5.6

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

257.9 251.6 248.3 -9.6 -3.7 518.5 -24.1 -4.4 1,151.8 -53.5 -4.4 26,382 -1,237 -4.5

Information

27.2 22.9 22.5 -4.7 -17.3 42.2 -5.7 -11.9 86.5 -9.4 -9.8 2,594 -293 -10.1

Financial Activities

93.8 93.6 93.3 -0.5 -0.5 171.4 -5.6 -3.2 404.8 -12.2 -2.9 8,713 -122 -1.4

Professional & Business Services

215.0 203.0 203.2 -11.8 -5.5 366.2 -19.0 -4.9 892.6 -72.7 -7.5 20,220 -1,301 -6.0

Education & Health Services

257.7 246.8 247.3 -10.4 -4.0 461.5 -23.0 -4.7 880.6 -47.1 -5.1 22,815 -1,165 -4.9

Leisure & Hospitality

158.9 127.5 128.8 -30.1 -18.9 267.3 -55.2 -17.1 501.0 -148.0 -22.8 13,249 -3,995 -23.2

Other Services

51.9 53.2 53.4 1.5 2.9 118.1 0.4 0.3 239.1 -17.4 -6.8 5,445 -506 -8.5

Government

141.6 126.1 135.9 -5.7 -4.0 403.3 -2.0 -0.5 754.2 -34.0 -4.3 20,885 -786 -3.6

Footnotes
(1) Area boundaries do not reflect OMB definitions.
(2) Data unavailable at the State and U.S. levels.
(3) Data unavailable for the metropolitan area.
(p) Preliminary

SOURCE: Current Employment Statistics

Unemployment, St. Louis metropolitan area and its component counties, not seasonally adjusted
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St. Louis, Mo.-Ill. MSA

51,923 40,927 43,061 45,468 48,729 58,903 48,883 51,569 155,203 160,797 141,168 121,020 116,889   64,966 125.1

Bond, Ill.

302 257 265 246 273 288 241 196 856 901 830 611 581   279 92.4

Calhoun, Ill.

98 94 92 105 108 107 87 73 364 305 280 183 165   67 68.4

Clinton, Ill.

601 551 624 521 562 654 553 427 2,496 2,133 1,712 1,245 1,148   547 91.0

Jersey, Ill.

469 410 411 421 452 477 404 314 1,533 1,347 1,250 901 808   339 72.3

Macoupin, Ill.

935 859 845 876 944 955 796 681 2,818 2,448 2,330 1,731 1,606   671 71.8

Madison, Ill.

5,380 4,808 4,759 4,627 4,738 4,846 4,025 3,418 18,025 16,941 16,462 12,512 11,532   6,152 114.3

Monroe, Ill.

593 547 561 521 523 530 462 368 2,099 1,745 1,641 1,194 1,048   455 76.7

St. Clair, Ill.

5,959 5,261 5,183 4,981 5,058 5,090 4,200 3,606 18,507 18,165 18,223 14,225 13,397   7,438 124.8

Crawford, Mo.(1)

406 320 341 426 475 534 517 568 1,037 1,005 915 844 809   403 99.3

Franklin, Mo.

1,804 1,283 1,700 1,624 1,843 2,301 2,072 2,247 5,589 5,681 4,387 3,880 3,550   1,746 96.8

Jefferson, Mo.

3,799 2,839 2,976 3,495 3,900 4,966 4,484 4,845 11,879 11,649 9,503 8,441 8,099   4,300 113.2

Lincoln, Mo.

932 701 923 848 944 1,622 1,100 1,156 3,538 3,192 2,190 1,912 1,785   853 91.5

St. Charles, Mo.

6,033 4,618 5,136 5,534 6,080 8,667 6,467 7,137 21,182 20,667 16,062 13,519 12,659   6,626 109.8

St. Louis, Mo.

17,899 13,450 14,050 15,597 16,704 20,557 17,229 19,323 46,838 53,275 46,541 42,079 41,715   23,816 133.1

Warren, Mo.

501 386 488 493 551 885 661 694 1,887 1,744 1,305 1,198 1,177   676 134.9

St. Louis city, Mo.

6,618 4,863 5,048 5,579 6,049 6,958 6,102 7,084 17,592 20,604 18,452 17,389 17,619   11,001 166.2

Illinois

257,769 222,928 224,741 215,173 220,397 253,312 223,485 262,659 1,021,001 931,965 957,765 728,120 691,640   433,871 168.3

Missouri

108,761 82,035 86,305 96,022 105,397 132,261 115,101 123,340 297,480 295,828 242,693 223,882 218,155   109,394 100.6

United States (in thousands)

6,203 5,465 5,510 5,441 5,503 6,504 6,218 7,370 22,504 20,514 18,072 16,882 13,742   7,539 121.5

Footnotes
(1) The OMB definition for the St. Louis metropolitan area includes the portion of the city of Sullivan within Crawford County.
(p) Preliminary

NOTE: State, metropolitan area, and county data for both the current and prior year are subject to revised inputs, reestimation, and new statewide controls early in the following calendar year.
SOURCE: Local Area Unemployment Statistics and Current Population Survey

Unemployment rate, St. Louis metropolitan area and its component counties, not seasonally adjusted
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St. Louis, Mo.-Ill. MSA

3.5 2.8 2.9 3.1 3.3 4.0 3.3 3.5 11.0 11.3 9.7 8.2 7.9   4.4

Bond, Ill.

3.8 3.3 3.3 3.2 3.5 3.8 3.2 2.7 12.5 12.2 10.7 8.0 7.3   3.5

Calhoun, Ill.

4.2 4.0 3.9 4.5 4.7 4.7 3.8 3.4 17.1 13.8 12.0 8.1 7.0   2.8

Clinton, Ill.

2.9 2.7 3.0 2.5 2.8 3.2 2.8 2.2 13.6 11.1 8.5 6.3 5.6   2.7

Jersey, Ill.

4.3 3.7 3.7 3.8 4.1 4.4 3.7 3.1 15.3 13.0 11.4 8.4 7.3   3.0

Macoupin, Ill.

4.0 3.7 3.6 3.8 4.1 4.2 3.5 3.2 13.8 11.4 10.3 7.8 6.9   2.9

Madison, Ill.

4.0 3.5 3.5 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.0 2.7 14.7 13.3 12.1 9.4 8.4   4.4

Monroe, Ill.

3.1 2.9 2.9 2.7 2.8 2.8 2.5 2.1 12.5 10.0 8.9 6.6 5.6   2.5

St. Clair, Ill.

4.7 4.1 4.1 3.9 4.0 4.0 3.4 3.0 15.9 14.9 14.0 11.2 10.2   5.5

Crawford, Mo.(1)

3.7 2.9 3.1 3.9 4.3 4.8 4.7 5.0 9.5 9.3 8.3 7.5 7.3   3.6

Franklin, Mo.

3.4 2.4 3.2 3.0 3.4 4.3 3.9 4.1 10.7 10.9 8.4 7.3 6.8   3.4

Jefferson, Mo.

3.2 2.4 2.5 2.9 3.3 4.2 3.8 4.0 10.3 10.2 8.2 7.2 7.0   3.8

Lincoln, Mo.

3.3 2.5 3.2 3.0 3.3 5.6 3.9 4.0 12.4 11.4 7.9 6.8 6.4   3.1

St. Charles, Mo.

2.6 2.0 2.2 2.4 2.7 3.8 2.9 3.1 9.6 9.4 7.3 6.0 5.7   3.1

St. Louis, Mo.

3.3 2.5 2.6 2.9 3.1 3.8 3.2 3.6 9.1 10.3 8.9 7.9 7.9   4.6

Warren, Mo.

2.8 2.2 2.7 2.7 3.1 4.8 3.7 3.8 10.6 10.0 7.4 6.7 6.7   3.9

St. Louis city, Mo.

4.3 3.2 3.3 3.6 3.9 4.5 4.0 4.6 11.7 13.5 11.9 11.0 11.3   7.0

Illinois

4.0 3.5 3.5 3.4 3.5 4.0 3.5 4.2 16.8 14.8 14.6 11.5 10.9   6.9

Missouri

3.5 2.7 2.8 3.1 3.4 4.3 3.7 3.9 9.8 9.8 7.9 7.2 7.1   3.6

United States

3.8 3.3 3.3 3.3 3.4 4.0 3.8 4.5 14.4 13.0 11.2 10.5 8.5   4.7

Footnotes
(1) The OMB definition for the St. Louis metropolitan area includes the portion of the city of Sullivan within Crawford County.
(p) Preliminary

NOTE: State, metropolitan area, and county data for both the current and prior year are subject to revised inputs, reestimation, and new statewide controls early in the following calendar year.
SOURCE: Local Area Unemployment Statistics and Current Population Survey

Covered(1)employment and wages, St. Louis metropolitan area and its component counties, 1st quarter 2020(2)
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Establishments Employment Average Weekly Wages(3) Total Wages (in thousands)
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St. Louis, Mo.-Ill. MSA

90,109 2,868 1,320,673 598 0.0 $1,127 1.8 $19,392,911 2.5

Bond, Ill.

299 -6 4,311 -261 -5.7 832 1.5 46,737 -2.2

Calhoun, Ill.

95 -1 713 -43 -5.7 526 4.6 4,786 -1.3

Clinton, Ill.

889 4 11,995 -348 -2.8 742 5.0 115,629 3.8

Jersey, Ill.

396 -2 4,844 -29 -0.6 686 2.7 42,739 2.7

Macoupin, Ill.

901 10 10,001 -165 -1.6 741 6.9 96,370 6.2

Madison, Ill.

5,356 6 102,135 1,873 1.9 863 -1.1 1,147,959 1.5

Monroe, Ill.

801 17 8,262 -229 -2.7 689 2.1 72,876 -1.1

St. Clair, Ill.

5,020 -15 90,346 -978 -1.1 866 3.8 1,017,084 3.5

Crawford, Mo.(4)

667 10 6,551 -133 -2.0 726 5.4 62,051 4.2

Franklin, Mo.

3,045 43 38,684 -810 -2.1 812 4.8 408,136 3.6

Jefferson, Mo.

4,487 69 48,017 613 1.3 740 2.4 457,916 3.1

Lincoln, Mo.

1,104 31 11,729 -31 -0.3 768 3.1 117,297 4.1

St. Charles, Mo.

10,080 390 153,781 4,534 3.0 993 0.0 1,975,305 3.2

St. Louis, Mo.

41,445 1,628 602,049 -2,194 -0.4 1,263 1.9 9,917,832 2.0

Warren, Mo.

666 -3 7,539 78 1.0 758 3.4 74,166 4.3

St. Louis City, Mo.

15,525 697 226,267 -1,412 -0.6 1,315 2.5 3,898,080 3.3

Illinois

381,532 9,827 5,872,938 -43,544 -0.7 $1,302 2.3 $99,674,167 2.3

Missouri

214,843 8,877 2,795,744 7,489 0.3 1,016 3.0 36,905,209 3.8

United States

10,447,240 341,187 147,088,945 535,872 0.4 1,222 3.3 2,341,897,354 4.3

Footnotes
(1) Includes workers covered by Unemployment Insurance (UI) and Unemployment Compensation for Federal Employees (UCFE) programs.
(2) Data are preliminary.
(3) Average weekly wages were calculated using unrounded data.
(4) The OMB definition for the St. Louis metropolitan area includes only the portion of the city of Sullivan within Crawford County.

SOURCE: Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages