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El Paso, TX, Metropolitan Area Data Tables

Employees on nonfarm payrolls, El Paso metropolitan area, seasonally adjusted (numbers in thousands)
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El Paso, TX

339.2 339.8 340.5 341.5 343.5 342.9 343.2 343.3 346.1 346.5 346.7 346.1 346.8 0.7 0.2

Texas

13,812.3 13,845.0 13,853.0 13,878.9 13,921.4 13,900.9 13,936.8 13,962.5 14,001.7 14,012.4 14,034.5 14,053.9 14,103.7 49.8 0.4

United States

155,060 155,206 155,484 155,787 156,027 156,211 156,421 156,667 156,832 157,014 157,304 157,533 157,808 275 0.2

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SOURCE: Current Employment Statistics

Employees on nonfarm payrolls by industry supersector, El Paso metropolitan area, not seasonally adjusted (numbers in thousands)
Area and Industry

El Paso, TX MSA Texas U.S.
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Total Nonfarm

338.4 344.7 346.3 7.9 2.3 14,054.8 300.5 2.2 156,555 2,738 1.8

Mining, Logging, & Construction(1)

16.9 16.7 16.9 0.0 0.0                

Mining & Logging(2)

            207.6 -6.8 -3.2 631 7 1.1

Construction(2)

            834.2 27.9 3.5 7,855 213 2.8

Manufacturing

17.4 17.3 17.2 -0.2 -1.1 967.7 20.5 2.2 12,913 20 0.2

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

72.5 74.3 74.2 1.7 2.3 2,757.5 28.7 1.1 28,663 61 0.2

Information

6.7 6.6 6.7 0.0 0.0 232.4 -4.3 -1.8 2,996 -32 -1.1

Financial Activities

13.1 13.3 13.4 0.3 2.3 911.8 16.2 1.8 9,180 83 0.9

Professional & Business Services

40.9 40.2 40.4 -0.5 -1.2 2,134.0 21.1 1.0 22,683 150 0.7

Private Education & Health Services

50.3 52.1 52.5 2.2 4.4 1,937.9 69.3 3.7 26,129 1,060 4.2

Leisure & Hospitality

40.5 40.8 41.2 0.7 1.7 1,476.0 35.8 2.5 16,243 442 2.8

Other Services

9.6 10.1 10.1 0.5 5.2 484.6 23.6 5.1 5,819 95 1.7

Government

70.5 73.3 73.7 3.2 4.5 2,111.1 68.5 3.4 23,443 639 2.8

(1) Data unavailable at the State and U.S. levels.
(2) Data unavailable for the metropolitan area.
(p) Preliminary

SOURCE: Current Employment Statistics

Unemployment, El Paso metropolitan area and its component counties, not seasonally adjusted
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El Paso, TX MSA

19,236 17,601 15,377 16,894 16,929 19,637 19,656 17,626 16,627 15,109 14,623 17,126 18,667   -569 -3.0

El Paso

19,143 17,523 15,310 16,825 16,859 19,556 19,576 17,554 16,558 15,046 14,558 17,048 18,583   -560 -2.9

Hudspeth

93 78 67 69 70 81 80 72 69 63 65 78 84   -9 -9.7

Texas

654,309 604,785 528,711 582,905 627,158 638,794 640,763 597,200 564,364 536,761 525,907 618,547 666,075   11,766 1.8

United States (in thousands)

6,465 6,043 5,146 5,700 6,351 6,372 6,623 6,049 6,098 5,827 5,907 6,778 6,970   505 7.8

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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, El Paso metropolitan area and its component counties, not seasonally adjusted
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El Paso, TX MSA

5.0 4.6 4.1 4.5 4.5 5.1 5.2 4.7 4.4 4.0 3.9 4.5 4.8   -0.2 -4.0

El Paso

5.0 4.6 4.1 4.5 4.5 5.1 5.2 4.7 4.4 4.0 3.9 4.5 4.8   -0.2 -4.0

Hudspeth

4.8 4.0 3.5 3.6 3.7 4.2 4.2 3.8 3.7 3.3 3.5 4.1 4.3   -0.5 -10.4

Texas

4.4 4.0 3.5 3.9 4.2 4.2 4.2 3.9 3.7 3.5 3.5 4.1 4.4   0.0 0.0

United States (in thousands)

3.9 3.6 3.1 3.4 3.8 3.8 3.9 3.6 3.6 3.5 3.5 4.1 4.2   0.3 7.7

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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 employment and wages(1), El Paso metropolitan area and its component counties, 3rd quarter 2023(2)
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Establishments Employment Average Weekly Wages(3) Total Wages (in thousands)
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El Paso, TX MSA

16,933 -57 329,101 6,320 2.0 $926 0.0 $3,933,956 2.1

El Paso

16,848 -53 327,787 6,351 2.0 924 0.0 3,910,807 2.1

Hudspeth

85 -4 1,314 -31 -2.3 1,380 3.7 23,149 -0.9

Texas

831,938 20,249 13,731,145 342,081 2.6 $1,336 0.3 $237,546,673 2.9

United States

12,026,378 421,791 153,772,811 2,247,832 1.5 1,334 0.1 2,653,972,298 1.6

(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.

SOURCE: Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages