New York-New Jersey - Labor Force Statistics

 
Civilian labor force in the New York Region, seasonally adjusted (in thousands)
Area

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Feb
2016
Dec
2016
Jan
2017
Feb
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Feb 2016 to
Feb 2017
Net
change
Percent
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United States

158,888 159,640 (1)159,716 160,056 1,168 0.7

New Jersey

(2)4,517.4 (2)4,507.8 4,514.3 (p)4,523.0 (p)(2)5.6 (p)(2)0.1

New York

(2)9,560.7 (2)9,513.8 9,523.0 (p)9,554.1 (p)(2)-6.6 (p)(2)-0.1

Puerto Rico

(3)1,126.3 (3)1,119.3 1,118.0 1,128.4 (3)2.0 (3)0.2

Footnotes
(1) Data affected by changes in population controls.
(2) Reflects revised population controls, model reestimation, and new seasonal adjustment.
(3) Reflects new population controls and revised seasonal adjustment.
(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 the New York Region, seasonally adjusted (in thousands)
Area

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United States

7,845 7,529 7,635 7,528 -317 -4.0

New Jersey

(1)227.5 (1)212.5 205.8 (p)201.1 (p)(1)-26.5 (p)(1)-11.6

New York

(1)464.7 (1)456.7 435.7 (p)424.1 (p)(1)-40.6 (p)(1)-8.7

Puerto Rico

(2)131.7 (2)138.8 136.7 135.3 (2)3.6 (2)2.7

Footnotes
(1) Reflects revised population controls, model reestimation, and new seasonal adjustment.
(2) Reflects new population controls and revised seasonal adjustment.
(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 the New York Region, seasonally adjusted (in percent)
Area

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Feb 2016 to
Feb 2017

United States

4.9 4.7 4.8 4.7 -0.2

New York

(1)4.9 (1)4.8 4.6 (p)4.4 (p)(1)-0.5

New Jersey

(1)5.0 (1)4.7 4.6 (p)4.4 (p)(1)-0.6

Puerto Rico

(2)11.7 (2)12.4 12.2 12.0 (2)0.3

Footnotes
(1) Reflects revised population controls, model reestimation, and new seasonal adjustment.
(2) Reflects new population controls and revised seasonal adjustment.
(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 by City or Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), not seasonally adjusted (in percent)
City or Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)
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New Jersey

Atlantic City

10.4 10.7 (p)11.1 (p)11.8 (p)1.4

New York-Newark-Jersey City

5.1 4.5 (p)4.1 (p)4.6 (p)-0.5

Newark(1)

4.6 4.1 (p)4.0 (p)4.7 (p)0.1

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington

4.8 4.6 (p)4.4 (p)4.8 (p)0.0

Camden(1)

4.7 4.2 (p)4.1 (p)4.6 (p)-0.1

Ocean City

13.6 10.4 (p)11.5 (p)14.0 (p)0.4

Trenton

4.0 3.5 (p)3.5 (p)4.1 (p)0.1

Vineland-Bridgeton

7.8 6.1 (p)6.6 (p)7.3 (p)-0.5

New York

Albany-Schenectady-Troy

4.6 3.9 (p)4.0 (p)4.6 (p)0.0

Binghamton

6.3 5.0 (p)5.3 (p)6.2 (p)-0.1

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls

5.6 4.9 (p)5.1 (p)5.8 (p)0.2

Elmira

6.2 5.1 (p)5.1 (p)5.7 (p)-0.5

Glens Falls

6.1 5.0 (p)5.4 (p)6.1 (p)0.0

Ithaca

4.1 3.4 (p)3.4 (p)4.3 (p)0.2

Kingston

4.8 4.1 (p)4.3 (p)5.0 (p)0.2

New York-Newark-Jersey City

5.1 4.5 (p)4.1 (p)4.6 (p)-0.5

Dutchess County-Putnam County(1)

4.5 3.9 (p)3.9 (p)4.5 (p)0.0

Nassau County-Suffolk County(1)

4.5 3.9 (p)3.9 (p)4.4 (p)-0.1

New York-Jersey City-White Plains(1)

5.3 4.7 (p)4.2 (p)4.6 (p)-0.7

New York City

(2)5.6 (2)4.7 (2)4.4 4.8 (2)-0.8

Rochester

5.2 4.5 (p)4.7 (p)5.2 (p)0.0

Syracuse

5.5 4.6 (p)4.9 (p)5.5 (p)0.0

Utica-Rome

5.9 4.7 (p)5.1 (p)5.7 (p)-0.2

Watertown-Fort Drum

7.4 6.2 (p)7.0 (p)7.7 (p)0.3

Puerto Rico

Aguadilla-Isabela

14.4 14.8 (p)16.5 (p)16.2 (p)1.8

Arecibo

13.8 13.7 (p)15.2 (p)14.9 (p)1.1

Guayama

16.6 16.7 (p)18.6 (p)17.1 (p)0.5

Mayaguez

12.3 12.6 (p)13.6 (p)14.2 (p)1.9

Ponce

15.4 14.0 (p)15.4 (p)15.0 (p)-0.4

San German

13.6 14.3 (p)15.7 (p)15.7 (p)2.1

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas

9.4 9.3 (p)10.1 (p)9.8 (p)0.4

Footnotes
(1) Metropolitan Division
(2) Reflects revised population controls and model reestimation.
(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 New York Region States, seasonally adjusted (in thousands)
Area

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2016
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Net
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United States

143,448 145,325 (p)145,563 (p)145,798 (p)2,350 (p)1.6

New York

9,361.7 9,458.3 9,484.5 (p)9,496.9 (p)135.2 (p)1.4

New Jersey

4,056.5 4,103.7 4,117.6 (p)4,130.2 (p)73.7 (p)1.8

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

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.