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 Feb. 2019
(thousands)
Jan. 2020
(thousands)
Feb. 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

2,066.9 2,082.7 2,085.3 2.6 0.1 18.4 0.9

Alaska

329.4 328.7 330.7 2.0 0.6 1.3 0.4

Arizona

2,910.4 2,982.5 2,987.8 5.3 0.2 77.4 2.7

Arkansas

1,279.2 1,281.4 1,278.5 -2.9 -0.2 -0.7 -0.1

California

17,343.5 17,583.5 17,612.5 29.0 0.2 269.0 1.6

Colorado

2,766.8 2,813.8 2,816.9 3.1 0.1 50.1 1.8

Connecticut

1,687.5 1,696.8 1,700.8 4.0 0.2 13.3 0.8

Delaware

464.9 469.3 470.6 1.3 0.3 5.7 1.2

District of Columbia

796.0 802.7 803.2 0.5 0.1 7.2 0.9

Florida

8,906.1 9,068.8 9,075.9 7.1 0.1 169.8 1.9

Georgia

4,601.5 4,651.3 4,650.3 -1.0 0.0 48.8 1.1

Hawaii

658.9 659.5 659.0 -0.5 -0.1 0.1 0.0

Idaho

752.4 769.1 771.9 2.8 0.4 19.5 2.6

Illinois

6,114.7 6,133.2 6,133.0 -0.2 0.0 18.3 0.3

Indiana

3,178.5 3,176.3 3,181.3 5.0 0.2 2.8 0.1

Iowa

1,585.2 1,585.0 1,583.8 -1.2 -0.1 -1.4 -0.1

Kansas

1,420.0 1,433.1 1,434.7 1.6 0.1 14.7 1.0

Kentucky

1,936.7 1,945.8 1,949.6 3.8 0.2 12.9 0.7

Louisiana

1,996.6 1,988.8 1,994.6 5.8 0.3 -2.0 -0.1

Maine

635.8 639.1 638.3 -0.8 -0.1 2.5 0.4

Maryland

2,768.1 2,796.8 2,800.7 3.9 0.1 32.6 1.2

Massachusetts

3,686.6 3,709.0 3,720.4 11.4 0.3 33.8 0.9

Michigan

4,431.5 4,450.6 4,463.5 12.9 0.3 32.0 0.7

Minnesota

2,973.6 2,984.1 2,979.6 -4.5 -0.2 6.0 0.2

Mississippi

1,158.5 1,160.5 1,164.1 3.6 0.3 5.6 0.5

Missouri

2,898.5 2,911.3 2,916.8 5.5 0.2 18.3 0.6

Montana

481.8 489.2 489.2 0.0 0.0 7.4 1.5

Nebraska

1,025.8 1,037.4 1,038.7 1.3 0.1 12.9 1.3

Nevada

1,410.3 1,429.6 1,428.6 -1.0 -0.1 18.3 1.3

New Hampshire

684.9 691.0 690.8 -0.2 0.0 5.9 0.9

New Jersey

4,185.2 4,240.8 4,243.9 3.1 0.1 58.7 1.4

New Mexico

852.9 866.2 865.6 -0.6 -0.1 12.7 1.5

New York

9,766.4 9,840.4 9,850.7 10.3 0.1 84.3 0.9

North Carolina

4,556.0 4,608.7 4,614.6 5.9 0.1 58.6 1.3

North Dakota

438.0 441.1 441.9 0.8 0.2 3.9 0.9

Ohio

5,591.5 5,596.8 5,604.6 7.8 0.1 13.1 0.2

Oklahoma

1,703.6 1,701.8 1,702.8 1.0 0.1 -0.8 0.0

Oregon

1,930.2 1,953.7 1,956.8 3.1 0.2 26.6 1.4

Pennsylvania

6,047.6 6,096.6 6,112.2 15.6 0.3 64.6 1.1

Rhode Island

503.9 506.9 508.5 1.6 0.3 4.6 0.9

South Carolina

2,173.2 2,215.2 2,218.3 3.1 0.1 45.1 2.1

South Dakota

440.0 444.0 444.1 0.1 0.0 4.1 0.9

Tennessee

3,106.8 3,153.0 3,157.8 4.8 0.2 51.0 1.6

Texas

12,709.8 12,973.9 13,024.3 50.4 0.4 314.5 2.5

Utah

1,544.0 1,584.6 1,589.2 4.6 0.3 45.2 2.9

Vermont

317.0 314.2 314.7 0.5 0.2 -2.3 -0.7

Virginia

4,043.4 4,095.7 4,106.8 11.1 0.3 63.4 1.6

Washington

3,423.6 3,516.9 3,520.4 3.5 0.1 96.8 2.8

West Virginia

723.4 714.9 712.4 -2.5 -0.3 -11.0 -1.5

Wisconsin

2,980.4 2,993.1 2,998.2 5.1 0.2 17.8 0.6

Wyoming

290.4 288.1 288.2 0.1 0.0 -2.2 -0.8
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: March 27, 2020