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

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State May 2016
(thousands)
Apr. 2017
(thousands)
May 2017 (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

1,971.4 1,997.6 2,007.2 9.6 0.5 35.8 1.8

Alaska

333.6 328.4 330.7 2.3 0.7 -2.9 -0.9

Arizona

2,695.3 2,742.6 2,744.6 2.0 0.1 49.3 1.8

Arkansas

1,224.7 1,243.8 1,246.7 2.9 0.2 22.0 1.8

California

16,454.9 16,679.9 16,697.5 17.6 0.1 242.6 1.5

Colorado

2,583.6 2,635.0 2,645.6 10.6 0.4 62.0 2.4

Connecticut

1,677.3 1,681.6 1,688.3 6.7 0.4 11.0 0.7

Delaware

451.7 455.7 455.7 0.0 0.0 4.0 0.9

District of Columbia

781.6 786.7 792.8 6.1 0.8 11.2 1.4

Florida

8,354.0 8,552.4 8,582.0 29.6 0.3 228.0 2.7

Georgia

4,362.2 4,469.1 4,465.3 -3.8 -0.1 103.1 2.4

Hawaii

646.0 653.1 654.1 1.0 0.2 8.1 1.3

Idaho

692.0 710.0 708.8 -1.2 -0.2 16.8 2.4

Illinois

5,996.9 6,029.2 6,031.6 2.4 0.0 34.7 0.6

Indiana

3,072.9 3,111.0 3,114.6 3.6 0.1 41.7 1.4

Iowa

1,567.9 1,577.6 1,583.1 5.5 0.3 15.2 1.0

Kansas

1,408.3 1,409.6 1,404.6 -5.0 -0.4 -3.7 -0.3

Kentucky

1,911.1 1,939.5 1,937.5 -2.0 -0.1 26.4 1.4

Louisiana

1,973.8 1,972.7 1,983.2 10.5 0.5 9.4 0.5

Maine

616.1 621.9 619.5 -2.4 -0.4 3.4 0.6

Maryland

2,700.9 2,745.6 2,744.0 -1.6 -0.1 43.1 1.6

Massachusetts

3,549.6 3,605.0 3,607.9 2.9 0.1 58.3 1.6

Michigan

4,308.2 4,390.5 4,382.6 -7.9 -0.2 74.4 1.7

Minnesota

2,890.8 2,945.7 2,938.5 -7.2 -0.2 47.7 1.7

Mississippi

1,141.9 1,145.1 1,144.5 -0.6 -0.1 2.6 0.2

Missouri

2,830.8 2,869.5 2,877.8 8.3 0.3 47.0 1.7

Montana

467.5 475.5 474.9 -0.6 -0.1 7.4 1.6

Nebraska

1,013.6 1,024.2 1,025.3 1.1 0.1 11.7 1.2

Nevada

1,292.1 1,333.6 1,327.1 -6.5 -0.5 35.0 2.7

New Hampshire

665.2 678.5 674.7 -3.8 -0.6 9.5 1.4

New Jersey

4,060.5 4,116.7 4,103.6 -13.1 -0.3 43.1 1.1

New Mexico

829.5 840.0 836.9 -3.1 -0.4 7.4 0.9

New York

9,363.6 9,485.0 9,512.7 27.7 0.3 149.1 1.6

North Carolina

4,328.7 4,379.1 4,397.9 18.8 0.4 69.2 1.6

North Dakota

433.9 437.0 438.7 1.7 0.4 4.8 1.1

Ohio

5,474.3 5,509.1 5,515.4 6.3 0.1 41.1 0.8

Oklahoma

1,650.2 1,651.9 1,652.6 0.7 0.0 2.4 0.1

Oregon

1,828.5 1,868.9 1,871.8 2.9 0.2 43.3 2.4

Pennsylvania

5,867.7 5,925.7 5,921.7 -4.0 -0.1 54.0 0.9

Rhode Island

488.3 494.8 495.4 0.6 0.1 7.1 1.5

South Carolina

2,048.2 2,073.3 2,080.9 7.6 0.4 32.7 1.6

South Dakota

431.7 438.9 437.1 -1.8 -0.4 5.4 1.3

Tennessee

2,953.7 3,011.4 3,011.2 -0.2 0.0 57.5 1.9

Texas

11,994.9 12,246.7 12,261.5 14.8 0.1 266.6 2.2

Utah

1,421.8 1,464.2 1,468.4 4.2 0.3 46.6 3.3

Vermont

312.0 315.0 313.7 -1.3 -0.4 1.7 0.5

Virginia

3,907.1 3,953.6 3,951.5 -2.1 -0.1 44.4 1.1

Washington

3,235.0 3,309.2 3,311.2 2.0 0.1 76.2 2.4

West Virginia

750.3 747.1 743.0 -4.1 -0.5 -7.3 -1.0

Wisconsin

2,916.7 2,960.2 2,957.1 -3.1 -0.1 40.4 1.4

Wyoming

281.8 279.4 277.9 -1.5 -0.5 -3.9 -1.4
Footnotes:

(p) Data are preliminary.

NOTE: Data are counts of jobs by place of work. Data have been revised to reflect 2016 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: June 16, 2017