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 Oct. 2018
(thousands)
Sep. 2019
(thousands)
Oct. 2019 (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

2,050.2 2,090.5 2,091.8 1.3 0.1 41.6 2.0

Alaska

328.8 330.2 329.9 -0.3 -0.1 1.1 0.3

Arizona

2,881.4 2,944.0 2,952.0 8.0 0.3 70.6 2.5

Arkansas

1,264.3 1,279.7 1,282.2 2.5 0.2 17.9 1.4

California

17,259.5 17,543.9 17,567.5 23.6 0.1 308.0 1.8

Colorado

2,738.8 2,788.4 2,791.5 3.1 0.1 52.7 1.9

Connecticut

1,694.0 1,700.3 1,698.8 -1.5 -0.1 4.8 0.3

Delaware

462.8 469.4 468.9 -0.5 -0.1 6.1 1.3

District of Columbia

793.9 801.1 801.6 0.5 0.1 7.7 1.0

Florida

8,850.4 9,057.6 9,079.0 21.4 0.2 228.6 2.6

Georgia

4,568.9 4,636.0 4,641.4 5.4 0.1 72.5 1.6

Hawaii

656.4 662.1 662.0 -0.1 0.0 5.6 0.9

Idaho

740.9 760.3 757.3 -3.0 -0.4 16.4 2.2

Illinois

6,135.3 6,190.4 6,192.3 1.9 0.0 57.0 0.9

Indiana

3,146.1 3,166.5 3,163.2 -3.3 -0.1 17.1 0.5

Iowa

1,588.3 1,596.1 1,596.1 0.0 0.0 7.8 0.5

Kansas

1,419.7 1,438.3 1,437.8 -0.5 0.0 18.1 1.3

Kentucky

1,933.4 1,961.5 1,964.5 3.0 0.2 31.1 1.6

Louisiana

1,987.0 1,991.8 1,990.6 -1.2 -0.1 3.6 0.2

Maine

627.3 631.6 633.8 2.2 0.3 6.5 1.0

Maryland

2,746.2 2,765.5 2,776.2 10.7 0.4 30.0 1.1

Massachusetts

3,642.9 3,684.3 3,694.6 10.3 0.3 51.7 1.4

Michigan

4,426.7 4,446.3 4,424.5 -21.8 -0.5 -2.2 0.0

Minnesota

2,962.1 2,964.6 2,972.0 7.4 0.2 9.9 0.3

Mississippi

1,159.5 1,170.9 1,171.2 0.3 0.0 11.7 1.0

Missouri

2,888.9 2,924.2 2,923.5 -0.7 0.0 34.6 1.2

Montana

478.4 484.1 484.7 0.6 0.1 6.3 1.3

Nebraska

1,022.4 1,033.3 1,038.5 5.2 0.5 16.1 1.6

Nevada

1,404.9 1,437.5 1,435.7 -1.8 -0.1 30.8 2.2

New Hampshire

682.2 690.3 689.9 -0.4 -0.1 7.7 1.1

New Jersey

4,175.6 4,195.6 4,205.8 10.2 0.2 30.2 0.7

New Mexico

844.9 861.2 862.2 1.0 0.1 17.3 2.0

New York

9,700.3 9,796.2 9,804.0 7.8 0.1 103.7 1.1

North Carolina

4,498.3 4,581.9 4,589.1 7.2 0.2 90.8 2.0

North Dakota

434.6 435.5 434.6 -0.9 -0.2 0.0 0.0

Ohio

5,572.5 5,593.1 5,592.1 -1.0 0.0 19.6 0.4

Oklahoma

1,692.2 1,695.6 1,696.6 1.0 0.1 4.4 0.3

Oregon

1,918.4 1,946.6 1,951.0 4.4 0.2 32.6 1.7

Pennsylvania

6,030.7 6,051.3 6,059.4 8.1 0.1 28.7 0.5

Rhode Island

496.9 503.4 505.8 2.4 0.5 8.9 1.8

South Carolina

2,154.2 2,180.8 2,185.0 4.2 0.2 30.8 1.4

South Dakota

441.3 448.6 449.5 0.9 0.2 8.2 1.9

Tennessee

3,081.0 3,125.0 3,119.9 -5.1 -0.2 38.9 1.3

Texas

12,600.3 12,867.3 12,897.4 30.1 0.2 297.1 2.4

Utah

1,531.9 1,574.1 1,580.8 6.7 0.4 48.9 3.2

Vermont

316.7 317.7 317.7 0.0 0.0 1.0 0.3

Virginia

4,000.1 4,021.7 4,029.7 8.0 0.2 29.6 0.7

Washington

3,426.9 3,505.5 3,503.9 -1.6 0.0 77.0 2.2

West Virginia

730.1 732.8 733.3 0.5 0.1 3.2 0.4

Wisconsin

2,962.8 2,980.5 2,979.3 -1.2 0.0 16.5 0.6

Wyoming

287.0 288.5 287.7 -0.8 -0.3 0.7 0.2
Footnotes:

(p) Data are preliminary.

NOTE: Data are counts of jobs by place of work. Data have been revised to reflect 2018 benchmarks and updated seasonal adjustment factors. Seasonally adjusted data from January 2014 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: November 19, 2019