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

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State Feb. 2016
(thousands)
Jan. 2017
(thousands)
Feb. 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

1,967.5 1,995.0 1,996.6 1.6 0.1 29.1 1.5

Alaska

336.0 328.2 329.3 1.1 0.3 -6.7 -2.0

Arizona

2,680.9 2,731.2 2,739.1 7.9 0.3 58.2 2.2

Arkansas

1,224.7 1,234.9 1,241.0 6.1 0.5 16.3 1.3

California

16,360.3 16,653.2 16,676.1 22.9 0.1 315.8 1.9

Colorado

2,581.2 2,629.5 2,631.5 2.0 0.1 50.3 1.9

Connecticut

1,680.3 1,684.0 1,682.4 -1.6 -0.1 2.1 0.1

Delaware

452.2 455.8 455.2 -0.6 -0.1 3.0 0.7

District of Columbia

781.0 787.5 785.2 -2.3 -0.3 4.2 0.5

Florida

8,294.2 8,548.0 8,543.0 -5.0 -0.1 248.8 3.0

Georgia

4,338.2 4,440.2 4,452.2 12.0 0.3 114.0 2.6

Hawaii

645.5 650.0 650.5 0.5 0.1 5.0 0.8

Idaho

688.4 712.9 712.9 0.0 0.0 24.5 3.6

Illinois

6,008.0 6,029.4 6,055.0 25.6 0.4 47.0 0.8

Indiana

3,074.4 3,106.5 3,113.8 7.3 0.2 39.4 1.3

Iowa

1,569.5 1,577.4 1,580.4 3.0 0.2 10.9 0.7

Kansas

1,411.6 1,407.0 1,411.2 4.2 0.3 -0.4 0.0

Kentucky

1,909.8 1,934.3 1,936.2 1.9 0.1 26.4 1.4

Louisiana

1,979.4 1,975.7 1,982.4 6.7 0.3 3.0 0.2

Maine

617.3 621.9 620.2 -1.7 -0.3 2.9 0.5

Maryland

2,697.7 2,744.0 2,755.5 11.5 0.4 57.8 2.1

Massachusetts

3,545.9 3,593.5 3,603.6 10.1 0.3 57.7 1.6

Michigan

4,294.4 4,378.6 4,377.0 -1.6 0.0 82.6 1.9

Minnesota

2,884.4 2,917.5 2,921.3 3.8 0.1 36.9 1.3

Mississippi

1,147.1 1,146.6 1,147.9 1.3 0.1 0.8 0.1

Missouri

2,826.5 2,877.0 2,880.5 3.5 0.1 54.0 1.9

Montana

466.0 474.3 477.3 3.0 0.6 11.3 2.4

Nebraska

1,011.1 1,018.8 1,024.7 5.9 0.6 13.6 1.3

Nevada

1,283.4 1,321.5 1,324.6 3.1 0.2 41.2 3.2

New Hampshire

666.4 680.4 677.5 -2.9 -0.4 11.1 1.7

New Jersey

4,056.5 4,117.6 4,130.2 12.6 0.3 73.7 1.8

New Mexico

831.7 833.5 837.6 4.1 0.5 5.9 0.7

New York

9,361.7 9,484.5 9,496.9 12.4 0.1 135.2 1.4

North Carolina

4,309.3 4,377.0 4,386.1 9.1 0.2 76.8 1.8

North Dakota

437.1 435.3 434.1 -1.2 -0.3 -3.0 -0.7

Ohio

5,476.6 5,506.8 5,522.0 15.2 0.3 45.4 0.8

Oklahoma

1,662.6 1,652.7 1,655.6 2.9 0.2 -7.0 -0.4

Oregon

1,821.5 1,853.2 1,861.4 8.2 0.4 39.9 2.2

Pennsylvania

5,867.6 5,929.1 5,941.6 12.5 0.2 74.0 1.3

Rhode Island

489.3 493.0 495.2 2.2 0.4 5.9 1.2

South Carolina

2,042.3 2,076.1 2,074.3 -1.8 -0.1 32.0 1.6

South Dakota

430.5 434.8 436.4 1.6 0.4 5.9 1.4

Tennessee

2,944.8 3,002.6 3,010.9 8.3 0.3 66.1 2.2

Texas

11,975.8 12,191.5 12,198.2 6.7 0.1 222.4 1.9

Utah

1,411.0 1,451.7 1,456.9 5.2 0.4 45.9 3.3

Vermont

312.5 315.9 315.9 0.0 0.0 3.4 1.1

Virginia

3,904.2 3,946.3 3,957.7 11.4 0.3 53.5 1.4

Washington

3,206.6 3,288.4 3,294.5 6.1 0.2 87.9 2.7

West Virginia

751.0 746.6 748.3 1.7 0.2 -2.7 -0.4

Wisconsin

2,922.6 2,939.7 2,950.8 11.1 0.4 28.2 1.0

Wyoming

285.6 277.9 278.4 0.5 0.2 -7.2 -2.5
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: March 24, 2017