Current Employment Statistics sample by State

Each month the Current Employment Statistics (CES) program surveys about 147,000 businesses and government agencies nationwide, representing approximately 634,000 individual worksites, in order to provide detailed industry data on employment, hours, and earnings for the nation as a whole, all States, and most major metropolitan areas. The table below presents the number of businesses and worksites that are surveyed each month by State. For more details on the CES sample, please visit https://www.bls.gov/web/empsit/cestn.htm#section1.

Current Employment Statistics sample by State
  UI Accounts Establishments

TOTAL U.S.

147,000 634,000

Alabama

2,810 13,640

Alaska

1,320 2,660

Arizona

2,480 10,400

Arkansas

1,510 6,440

California

12,330 71,360

Colorado

2,470 8,690

Connecticut

2,160 7,910

Delaware

1,010 1,970

District of Columbia

980 1,660

Florida

5,610 38,480

Georgia

4,070 24,630

Hawaii

770 2,660

Idaho

1,660 4,400

Illinois

7,410 22,980

Indiana

2,510 11,120

Iowa

2,140 8,390

Kansas

2,500 7,230

Kentucky

2,130 8,420

Louisiana

2,030 8,760

Maine

1,610 4,400

Maryland

2,170 8,850

Massachusetts

4,180 14,390

Michigan

5,100 15,150

Minnesota

2,400 10,030

Mississippi

1,870 6,900

Missouri

2,690 15,220

Montana

1,700 3,600

Nebraska

1,730 5,170

Nevada

1,060 4,340

New Hampshire

1,370 4,280

New Jersey

4,140 16,140

New Mexico

1,450 4,120

New York

7,820 36,870

North Carolina

3,830 22,680

North Dakota

1,110 2,460

Ohio

4,180 26,570

Oklahoma

1,830 6,710

Oregon

2,880 11,790

Pennsylvania

4,810 24,470

Rhode Island

1,040 2,060

South Carolina

2,240 10,240

South Dakota

1,450 2,860

Tennessee

3,910 12,750

Texas

6,890 46,380

Utah

1,850 6,040

Vermont

1,300 2,380

Virginia

2,810 14,560

Washington

4,270 13,760

West Virginia

1,620 5,390

Wisconsin

2,460 9,290

Wyoming

1,510 2,660

Puerto Rico

1,140 4,360

Virgin Islands

320 340

Notes
1. U.S. Total excludes Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands
2. U.S. Total rounded to thousands
3. State totals rounded to tens

 

Last Modified Date: March 13, 2017