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State and Metro Area Employment, Hours, & Earnings

Change in total nonfarm employment by state, over-the-month and over-the-year, seasonally adjusted

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State Sep. 2019
(thousands)
Aug. 2020
(thousands)
Sep. 2020 (p) (thousands) Over-the-month net change (thousands) Over-the-month
percent change
(%)
Over-the-year net change (thousands) Over-the-year
percent change
(%)

Alabama

2,075.0 1,998.7 2,000.5 1.8 0.1 -74.5 -3.6

Alaska

331.0 297.0 300.6 3.6 1.2 -30.4 -9.2

Arizona

2,952.5 2,859.4 2,862.0 2.6 0.1 -90.5 -3.1

Arkansas

1,273.0 1,227.5 1,225.8 -1.7 -0.1 -47.2 -3.7

California

17,471.2 15,886.3 15,982.3 96.0 0.6 -1488.9 -8.5

Colorado

2,799.5 2,651.8 2,665.2 13.4 0.5 -134.3 -4.8

Connecticut

1,688.3 1,568.1 1,585.1 17.0 1.1 -103.2 -6.1

Delaware

466.4 426.7 428.8 2.1 0.5 -37.6 -8.1

District of Columbia

799.2 746.5 745.6 -0.9 -0.1 -53.6 -6.7

Florida

8,983.6 8,485.2 8,532.5 47.3 0.6 -451.1 -5.0

Georgia

4,626.1 4,441.2 4,461.4 20.2 0.5 -164.7 -3.6

Hawaii

655.7 545.6 534.9 -10.7 -2.0 -120.8 -18.4

Idaho

764.3 759.6 758.6 -1.0 -0.1 -5.7 -0.7

Illinois

6,115.7 5,714.8 5,702.8 -12.0 -0.2 -412.9 -6.8

Indiana

3,163.6 3,045.2 3,033.5 -11.7 -0.4 -130.1 -4.1

Iowa

1,584.9 1,492.2 1,499.5 7.3 0.5 -85.4 -5.4

Kansas

1,423.4 1,367.6 1,360.4 -7.2 -0.5 -63.0 -4.4

Kentucky

1,943.2 1,825.5 1,826.0 0.5 0.0 -117.2 -6.0

Louisiana

1,987.1 1,853.0 1,851.4 -1.6 -0.1 -135.7 -6.8

Maine

637.7 582.0 586.7 4.7 0.8 -51.0 -8.0

Maryland

2,765.9 2,585.5 2,603.7 18.2 0.7 -162.2 -5.9

Massachusetts

3,693.8 3,305.1 3,342.0 36.9 1.1 -351.8 -9.5

Michigan

4,438.1 3,994.7 4,013.1 18.4 0.5 -425.0 -9.6

Minnesota

2,979.0 2,764.2 2,779.0 14.8 0.5 -200.0 -6.7

Mississippi

1,157.6 1,124.4 1,131.9 7.5 0.7 -25.7 -2.2

Missouri

2,906.4 2,771.5 2,784.5 13.0 0.5 -121.9 -4.2

Montana

485.4 464.6 467.7 3.1 0.7 -17.7 -3.6

Nebraska

1,026.5 992.4 1,000.4 8.0 0.8 -26.1 -2.5

Nevada

1,424.5 1,293.5 1,296.9 3.4 0.3 -127.6 -9.0

New Hampshire

685.6 630.5 632.8 2.3 0.4 -52.8 -7.7

New Jersey

4,199.0 3,818.0 3,878.2 60.2 1.6 -320.8 -7.6

New Mexico

861.6 798.1 802.4 4.3 0.5 -59.2 -6.9

New York

9,813.1 8,601.0 8,710.3 109.3 1.3 -1102.8 -11.2

North Carolina

4,583.6 4,268.1 4,316.2 48.1 1.1 -267.4 -5.8

North Dakota

438.9 408.3 408.9 0.6 0.1 -30.0 -6.8

Ohio

5,591.9 5,146.7 5,188.2 41.5 0.8 -403.7 -7.2

Oklahoma

1,705.3 1,622.0 1,618.9 -3.1 -0.2 -86.4 -5.1

Oregon

1,944.5 1,806.7 1,811.8 5.1 0.3 -132.7 -6.8

Pennsylvania

6,068.6 5,578.4 5,597.8 19.4 0.3 -470.8 -7.8

Rhode Island

502.8 465.9 468.0 2.1 0.5 -34.8 -6.9

South Carolina

2,199.3 2,094.9 2,119.7 24.8 1.2 -79.6 -3.6

South Dakota

441.1 423.2 428.1 4.9 1.2 -13.0 -2.9

Tennessee

3,131.6 2,989.0 3,000.1 11.1 0.4 -131.5 -4.2

Texas

12,848.8 12,224.5 12,265.2 40.7 0.3 -583.6 -4.5

Utah

1,567.6 1,539.6 1,552.4 12.8 0.8 -15.2 -1.0

Vermont

315.4 282.2 285.0 2.8 1.0 -30.4 -9.6

Virginia

4,064.2 3,847.9 3,857.1 9.2 0.2 -207.1 -5.1

Washington

3,483.5 3,278.0 3,286.0 8.0 0.2 -197.5 -5.7

West Virginia

716.8 674.2 671.2 -3.0 -0.4 -45.6 -6.4

Wisconsin

2,972.3 2,757.2 2,781.0 23.8 0.9 -191.3 -6.4

Wyoming

290.0 270.5 273.9 3.4 1.3 -16.1 -5.6
Footnotes:

(p) Data are preliminary.

NOTE: Data are counts of jobs by place of work. Data have been revised to reflect 2019 benchmarks and updated seasonal adjustment factors. Seasonally adjusted data from January 2015 are subject to revision. Some seasonally adjusted series may have been revised back to 1990. Estimates subsequent to the current benchmark are preliminary and will be revised when new information becomes available.

 

Last Modified Date: October 20, 2020