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

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State Aug. 2016
(thousands)
Jul. 2017
(thousands)
Aug. 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

1,977.9 2,007.7 2,004.8 -2.9 -0.1 26.9 1.4

Alaska

331.8 331.7 332.1 0.4 0.1 0.3 0.1

Arizona

2,716.4 2,743.9 2,751.1 7.2 0.3 34.7 1.3

Arkansas

1,228.5 1,259.1 1,251.9 -7.2 -0.6 23.4 1.9

California

16,512.7 16,786.0 16,777.8 -8.2 0.0 265.1 1.6

Colorado

2,609.5 2,650.9 2,655.3 4.4 0.2 45.8 1.8

Connecticut

1,681.2 1,691.1 1,687.2 -3.9 -0.2 6.0 0.4

Delaware

454.5 456.3 457.3 1.0 0.2 2.8 0.6

District of Columbia

781.3 796.5 794.4 -2.1 -0.3 13.1 1.7

Florida

8,428.5 8,629.8 8,649.9 20.1 0.2 221.4 2.6

Georgia

4,393.7 4,490.4 4,510.2 19.8 0.4 116.5 2.7

Hawaii

651.9 658.2 655.7 -2.5 -0.4 3.8 0.6

Idaho

698.9 711.7 714.1 2.4 0.3 15.2 2.2

Illinois

6,020.2 6,047.5 6,043.8 -3.7 -0.1 23.6 0.4

Indiana

3,094.2 3,126.6 3,125.8 -0.8 0.0 31.6 1.0

Iowa

1,572.9 1,587.8 1,590.1 2.3 0.1 17.2 1.1

Kansas

1,410.9 1,401.1 1,401.9 0.8 0.1 -9.0 -0.6

Kentucky

1,916.8 1,939.0 1,947.3 8.3 0.4 30.5 1.6

Louisiana

1,961.0 1,981.8 1,985.2 3.4 0.2 24.2 1.2

Maine

618.1 624.5 620.8 -3.7 -0.6 2.7 0.4

Maryland

2,714.7 2,764.1 2,778.3 14.2 0.5 63.6 2.3

Massachusetts

3,573.8 3,620.4 3,631.2 10.8 0.3 57.4 1.6

Michigan

4,332.3 4,391.1 4,392.6 1.5 0.0 60.3 1.4

Minnesota

2,904.1 2,954.7 2,948.1 -6.6 -0.2 44.0 1.5

Mississippi

1,146.6 1,153.5 1,153.5 0.0 0.0 6.9 0.6

Missouri

2,848.3 2,900.4 2,900.6 0.2 0.0 52.3 1.8

Montana

467.6 473.2 475.2 2.0 0.4 7.6 1.6

Nebraska

1,013.6 1,029.6 1,027.1 -2.5 -0.2 13.5 1.3

Nevada

1,309.1 1,345.2 1,347.9 2.7 0.2 38.8 3.0

New Hampshire

670.3 680.4 684.6 4.2 0.6 14.3 2.1

New Jersey

4,091.3 4,129.2 4,129.4 0.2 0.0 38.1 0.9

New Mexico

830.4 833.5 839.2 5.7 0.7 8.8 1.1

New York

9,421.4 9,547.8 9,550.0 2.2 0.0 128.6 1.4

North Carolina

4,352.5 4,414.6 4,423.0 8.4 0.2 70.5 1.6

North Dakota

435.1 441.3 440.8 -0.5 -0.1 5.7 1.3

Ohio

5,488.1 5,540.0 5,545.2 5.2 0.1 57.1 1.0

Oklahoma

1,649.1 1,665.1 1,669.0 3.9 0.2 19.9 1.2

Oregon

1,836.5 1,887.6 1,878.1 -9.5 -0.5 41.6 2.3

Pennsylvania

5,894.3 5,961.7 5,953.7 -8.0 -0.1 59.4 1.0

Rhode Island

490.4 499.7 499.7 0.0 0.0 9.3 1.9

South Carolina

2,059.3 2,088.7 2,094.9 6.2 0.3 35.6 1.7

South Dakota

433.5 435.7 436.8 1.1 0.3 3.3 0.8

Tennessee

2,975.4 3,019.4 3,027.6 8.2 0.3 52.2 1.8

Texas

12,035.3 12,328.4 12,333.9 5.5 0.0 298.6 2.5

Utah

1,434.7 1,468.4 1,472.0 3.6 0.2 37.3 2.6

Vermont

314.3 316.6 316.2 -0.4 -0.1 1.9 0.6

Virginia

3,922.5 3,979.0 3,981.2 2.2 0.1 58.7 1.5

Washington

3,256.8 3,322.1 3,324.1 2.0 0.1 67.3 2.1

West Virginia

744.5 747.3 745.4 -1.9 -0.3 0.9 0.1

Wisconsin

2,929.1 2,956.9 2,948.1 -8.8 -0.3 19.0 0.6

Wyoming

279.5 277.0 277.1 0.1 0.0 -2.4 -0.9
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: September 15, 2017