The Current Employment Statistics (CES) program produces detailed industry estimates of employment, hours, and earnings of workers on nonfarm payrolls. CES State and Metro Area produces data for all 50 States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and about 450 metropolitan areas and divisions. CES National Estimates produces estimates for the nation.
Each month, CES surveys approximately 145,000 businesses and government agencies, representing 697,000 individual worksites.
Jobless rates were higher in March than a year earlier in 253 of the 389
metropolitan areas, lower in 123, and unchanged in 13. Nonfarm payroll
employment was up in 21 metropolitan areas over the year, down in 1,
and essentially unchanged in 367.
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From March 2019 to March 2020, 21 metro areas had over-the-year increases in nonfarm payroll employment, 1 had a decrease, and 367 were essentially unchanged. read more »