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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 Nov. 2019
(thousands)
Oct. 2020
(thousands)
Nov. 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

2,079.5 2,028.8 2,035.4 6.6 0.3 -44.1 -2.1

Alaska

329.6 308.5 310.0 1.5 0.5 -19.6 -5.9

Arizona

2,971.8 2,886.5 2,893.0 6.5 0.2 -78.8 -2.7

Arkansas

1,277.9 1,236.3 1,240.8 4.5 0.4 -37.1 -2.9

California

17,528.1 16,134.3 16,191.4 57.1 0.4 -1336.7 -7.6

Colorado

2,808.9 2,687.6 2,680.7 -6.9 -0.3 -128.2 -4.6

Connecticut

1,692.5 1,597.6 1,596.0 -1.6 -0.1 -96.5 -5.7

Delaware

466.9 430.5 429.3 -1.2 -0.3 -37.6 -8.1

District of Columbia

803.4 750.8 750.2 -0.6 -0.1 -53.2 -6.6

Florida

9,006.7 8,584.2 8,588.2 4.0 0.0 -418.5 -4.6

Georgia

4,638.7 4,494.4 4,515.3 20.9 0.5 -123.4 -2.7

Hawaii

657.7 543.9 557.8 13.9 2.6 -99.9 -15.2

Idaho

764.8 762.2 768.4 6.2 0.8 3.6 0.5

Illinois

6,105.2 5,712.6 5,692.6 -20.0 -0.4 -412.6 -6.8

Indiana

3,160.8 3,056.8 3,055.8 -1.0 0.0 -105.0 -3.3

Iowa

1,586.0 1,513.7 1,503.6 -10.1 -0.7 -82.4 -5.2

Kansas

1,423.3 1,367.9 1,365.0 -2.9 -0.2 -58.3 -4.1

Kentucky

1,940.1 1,838.5 1,839.5 1.0 0.1 -100.6 -5.2

Louisiana

1,987.8 1,879.1 1,897.6 18.5 1.0 -90.2 -4.5

Maine

636.3 589.1 588.6 -0.5 -0.1 -47.7 -7.5

Maryland

2,776.1 2,630.4 2,654.5 24.1 0.9 -121.6 -4.4

Massachusetts

3,701.1 3,351.0 3,363.2 12.2 0.4 -337.9 -9.1

Michigan

4,442.6 4,034.5 4,023.8 -10.7 -0.3 -418.8 -9.4

Minnesota

2,978.4 2,795.4 2,782.8 -12.6 -0.5 -195.6 -6.6

Mississippi

1,159.9 1,131.2 1,135.0 3.8 0.3 -24.9 -2.1

Missouri

2,905.2 2,779.7 2,797.1 17.4 0.6 -108.1 -3.7

Montana

486.5 470.7 471.9 1.2 0.3 -14.6 -3.0

Nebraska

1,031.2 1,005.8 1,001.6 -4.2 -0.4 -29.6 -2.9

Nevada

1,427.3 1,308.6 1,317.8 9.2 0.7 -109.5 -7.7

New Hampshire

681.7 627.2 627.2 0.0 0.0 -54.5 -8.0

New Jersey

4,219.2 3,889.2 3,896.3 7.1 0.2 -322.9 -7.7

New Mexico

862.5 804.5 801.2 -3.3 -0.4 -61.3 -7.1

New York

9,820.0 8,805.1 8,834.6 29.5 0.3 -985.4 -10.0

North Carolina

4,592.8 4,354.0 4,370.5 16.5 0.4 -222.3 -4.8

North Dakota

439.5 410.3 408.3 -2.0 -0.5 -31.2 -7.1

Ohio

5,583.4 5,217.7 5,247.1 29.4 0.6 -336.3 -6.0

Oklahoma

1,705.7 1,623.7 1,628.1 4.4 0.3 -77.6 -4.5

Oregon

1,953.2 1,825.8 1,830.0 4.2 0.2 -123.2 -6.3

Pennsylvania

6,090.2 5,616.6 5,637.6 21.0 0.4 -452.6 -7.4

Rhode Island

505.2 468.0 467.5 -0.5 -0.1 -37.7 -7.5

South Carolina

2,207.8 2,125.7 2,142.0 16.3 0.8 -65.8 -3.0

South Dakota

442.5 428.3 428.7 0.4 0.1 -13.8 -3.1

Tennessee

3,143.2 3,028.3 3,030.4 2.1 0.1 -112.8 -3.6

Texas

12,922.4 12,387.2 12,448.2 61.0 0.5 -474.2 -3.7

Utah

1,579.8 1,565.5 1,579.6 14.1 0.9 -0.2 0.0

Vermont

315.4 286.5 288.2 1.7 0.6 -27.2 -8.6

Virginia

4,087.6 3,900.5 3,908.6 8.1 0.2 -179.0 -4.4

Washington

3,496.9 3,288.6 3,305.2 16.6 0.5 -191.7 -5.5

West Virginia

715.3 670.5 670.1 -0.4 -0.1 -45.2 -6.3

Wisconsin

2,974.1 2,770.3 2,766.4 -3.9 -0.1 -207.7 -7.0

Wyoming

289.0 275.6 274.6 -1.0 -0.4 -14.4 -5.0
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: December 18, 2020