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

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State Aug. 2017
(thousands)
Jul. 2018
(thousands)
Aug. 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

2,017.9 2,039.0 2,040.5 1.5 0.1 22.6 1.1

Alaska

329.4 326.3 326.3 0.0 0.0 -3.1 -0.9

Arizona

2,785.2 2,843.0 2,864.9 21.9 0.8 79.7 2.9

Arkansas

1,240.4 1,249.8 1,248.9 -0.9 -0.1 8.5 0.7

California

16,843.0 17,147.1 17,191.9 44.8 0.3 348.9 2.1

Colorado

2,668.3 2,739.0 2,740.5 1.5 0.1 72.2 2.7

Connecticut

1,680.8 1,698.5 1,699.6 1.1 0.1 18.8 1.1

Delaware

455.6 461.9 462.3 0.4 0.1 6.7 1.5

District of Columbia

790.5 796.6 796.3 -0.3 0.0 5.8 0.7

Florida

8,602.0 8,801.7 8,822.2 20.5 0.2 220.2 2.6

Georgia

4,464.3 4,541.2 4,553.2 12.0 0.3 88.9 2.0

Hawaii

649.2 664.5 666.9 2.4 0.4 17.7 2.7

Idaho

717.5 741.0 739.5 -1.5 -0.2 22.0 3.1

Illinois

6,072.5 6,125.2 6,120.0 -5.2 -0.1 47.5 0.8

Indiana

3,109.3 3,130.4 3,136.3 5.9 0.2 27.0 0.9

Iowa

1,572.2 1,591.0 1,593.3 2.3 0.1 21.1 1.3

Kansas

1,403.7 1,426.7 1,430.3 3.6 0.3 26.6 1.9

Kentucky

1,921.6 1,932.6 1,930.1 -2.5 -0.1 8.5 0.4

Louisiana

1,970.2 1,986.2 1,986.1 -0.1 0.0 15.9 0.8

Maine

623.2 628.6 628.3 -0.3 0.0 5.1 0.8

Maryland

2,729.4 2,745.1 2,749.7 4.6 0.2 20.3 0.7

Massachusetts

3,617.0 3,679.0 3,685.1 6.1 0.2 68.1 1.9

Michigan

4,378.2 4,429.1 4,434.5 5.4 0.1 56.3 1.3

Minnesota

2,932.1 2,976.7 2,976.5 -0.2 0.0 44.4 1.5

Mississippi

1,151.0 1,165.5 1,169.5 4.0 0.3 18.5 1.6

Missouri

2,870.4 2,904.7 2,905.7 1.0 0.0 35.3 1.2

Montana

472.8 478.3 479.0 0.7 0.1 6.2 1.3

Nebraska

1,018.0 1,032.5 1,032.3 -0.2 0.0 14.3 1.4

Nevada

1,344.6 1,388.2 1,389.4 1.2 0.1 44.8 3.3

New Hampshire

677.4 688.2 689.3 1.1 0.2 11.9 1.8

New Jersey

4,134.2 4,194.1 4,195.7 1.6 0.0 61.5 1.5

New Mexico

830.0 843.8 846.3 2.5 0.3 16.3 2.0

New York

9,541.6 9,622.4 9,631.8 9.4 0.1 90.2 0.9

North Carolina

4,424.8 4,526.0 4,527.6 1.6 0.0 102.8 2.3

North Dakota

430.7 434.1 435.2 1.1 0.3 4.5 1.0

Ohio

5,535.5 5,611.8 5,625.7 13.9 0.2 90.2 1.6

Oklahoma

1,662.9 1,694.4 1,696.0 1.6 0.1 33.1 2.0

Oregon

1,876.3 1,919.9 1,920.8 0.9 0.0 44.5 2.4

Pennsylvania

5,953.1 6,023.4 6,018.5 -4.9 -0.1 65.4 1.1

Rhode Island

495.5 504.3 501.9 -2.4 -0.5 6.4 1.3

South Carolina

2,089.8 2,126.2 2,130.4 4.2 0.2 40.6 1.9

South Dakota

434.2 439.8 440.5 0.7 0.2 6.3 1.5

Tennessee

3,014.4 3,067.8 3,070.4 2.6 0.1 56.0 1.9

Texas

12,232.0 12,594.5 12,626.5 32.0 0.3 394.5 3.2

Utah

1,471.4 1,520.5 1,523.3 2.8 0.2 51.9 3.5

Vermont

314.7 313.7 312.9 -0.8 -0.3 -1.8 -0.6

Virginia

3,955.9 4,005.9 4,010.7 4.8 0.1 54.8 1.4

Washington

3,330.9 3,430.6 3,439.7 9.1 0.3 108.8 3.3

West Virginia

744.5 751.6 751.9 0.3 0.0 7.4 1.0

Wisconsin

2,943.5 2,984.7 2,987.7 3.0 0.1 44.2 1.5

Wyoming

282.4 287.2 288.9 1.7 0.6 6.5 2.3
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: Sep 21, 2018