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

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State Dec. 2017
(thousands)
Nov. 2018
(thousands)
Dec. 2018 (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

2,020.2 2,055.7 2,063.8 8.1 0.4 43.6 2.2

Alaska

326.5 325.8 326.1 0.3 0.1 -0.4 -0.1

Arizona

2,795.1 2,891.5 2,889.2 -2.3 -0.1 94.1 3.4

Arkansas

1,239.0 1,254.3 1,256.1 1.8 0.1 17.1 1.4

California

17,002.9 17,262.7 17,287.2 24.5 0.1 284.3 1.7

Colorado

2,686.8 2,752.4 2,762.2 9.8 0.4 75.4 2.8

Connecticut

1,685.6 1,704.4 1,705.5 1.1 0.1 19.9 1.2

Delaware

455.5 464.5 465.7 1.2 0.3 10.2 2.2

District of Columbia

794.0 794.2 796.3 2.1 0.3 2.3 0.3

Florida

8,660.0 8,868.4 8,891.2 22.8 0.3 231.2 2.7

Georgia

4,487.2 4,584.3 4,601.0 16.7 0.4 113.8 2.5

Hawaii

657.0 665.4 666.5 1.1 0.2 9.5 1.4

Idaho

728.1 740.3 742.6 2.3 0.3 14.5 2.0

Illinois

6,081.2 6,138.6 6,152.2 13.6 0.2 71.0 1.2

Indiana

3,114.9 3,146.2 3,159.4 13.2 0.4 44.5 1.4

Iowa

1,582.6 1,594.2 1,598.1 3.9 0.2 15.5 1.0

Kansas

1,411.3 1,430.3 1,431.4 1.1 0.1 20.1 1.4

Kentucky

1,924.0 1,940.8 1,945.3 4.5 0.2 21.3 1.1

Louisiana

1,970.3 1,991.5 1,992.2 0.7 0.0 21.9 1.1

Maine

623.8 629.1 628.1 -1.0 -0.2 4.3 0.7

Maryland

2,716.1 2,762.1 2,767.0 4.9 0.2 50.9 1.9

Massachusetts

3,628.6 3,688.8 3,694.4 5.6 0.2 65.8 1.8

Michigan

4,394.8 4,442.3 4,449.8 7.5 0.2 55.0 1.3

Minnesota

2,943.7 2,975.4 2,975.9 0.5 0.0 32.2 1.1

Mississippi

1,162.0 1,172.6 1,173.0 0.4 0.0 11.0 0.9

Missouri

2,880.6 2,915.5 2,919.6 4.1 0.1 39.0 1.4

Montana

476.7 481.1 481.4 0.3 0.1 4.7 1.0

Nebraska

1,021.1 1,033.1 1,033.8 0.7 0.1 12.7 1.2

Nevada

1,359.8 1,405.9 1,412.2 6.3 0.4 52.4 3.9

New Hampshire

677.9 695.1 696.0 0.9 0.1 18.1 2.7

New Jersey

4,146.8 4,211.3 4,208.7 -2.6 -0.1 61.9 1.5

New Mexico

835.8 854.4 855.7 1.3 0.2 19.9 2.4

New York

9,573.0 9,683.1 9,694.9 11.8 0.1 121.9 1.3

North Carolina

4,449.2 4,535.2 4,536.4 1.2 0.0 87.2 2.0

North Dakota

426.2 433.5 435.2 1.7 0.4 9.0 2.1

Ohio

5,534.3 5,647.9 5,650.8 2.9 0.1 116.5 2.1

Oklahoma

1,677.9 1,702.8 1,703.4 0.6 0.0 25.5 1.5

Oregon

1,896.8 1,931.6 1,931.9 0.3 0.0 35.1 1.9

Pennsylvania

5,993.6 6,055.2 6,068.4 13.2 0.2 74.8 1.2

Rhode Island

497.9 502.8 505.0 2.2 0.4 7.1 1.4

South Carolina

2,110.0 2,140.4 2,151.2 10.8 0.5 41.2 2.0

South Dakota

438.2 445.7 447.0 1.3 0.3 8.8 2.0

Tennessee

3,027.0 3,091.9 3,086.1 -5.8 -0.2 59.1 2.0

Texas

12,352.3 12,706.1 12,744.1 38.0 0.3 391.8 3.2

Utah

1,490.3 1,530.6 1,536.7 6.1 0.4 46.4 3.1

Vermont

313.5 313.5 313.3 -0.2 -0.1 -0.2 -0.1

Virginia

3,954.1 4,031.2 4,031.1 -0.1 0.0 77.0 1.9

Washington

3,370.7 3,463.3 3,474.7 11.4 0.3 104.0 3.1

West Virginia

748.6 753.0 753.3 0.3 0.0 4.7 0.6

Wisconsin

2,953.3 2,992.5 3,001.6 9.1 0.3 48.3 1.6

Wyoming

283.3 290.3 291.3 1.0 0.3 8.0 2.8
Footnotes:

(p) Data are preliminary.

NOTE: Data are counts of jobs by place of work. Data have been revised to reflect 2017 benchmarks and updated seasonal adjustment factors. Seasonally adjusted data from January 2012 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: Jan 18, 2018