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

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State Mar. 2017
(thousands)
Feb. 2018
(thousands)
Mar. 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

2,013.5 2,029.7 2,032.8 3.1 0.2 19.3 1.0

Alaska

330.2 329.0 329.5 0.5 0.2 -0.7 -0.2

Arizona

2,755.3 2,813.4 2,818.6 5.2 0.2 63.3 2.3

Arkansas

1,239.3 1,241.2 1,243.8 2.6 0.2 4.5 0.4

California

16,724.8 17,053.0 17,045.8 -7.2 0.0 321.0 1.9

Colorado

2,645.6 2,702.4 2,707.8 5.4 0.2 62.2 2.4

Connecticut

1,682.2 1,692.0 1,690.0 -2.0 -0.1 7.8 0.5

Delaware

457.1 457.9 459.6 1.7 0.4 2.5 0.5

District of Columbia

790.5 794.3 794.5 0.2 0.0 4.0 0.5

Florida

8,543.7 8,703.0 8,716.8 13.8 0.2 173.1 2.0

Georgia

4,436.1 4,508.7 4,501.3 -7.4 -0.2 65.2 1.5

Hawaii

653.1 661.1 661.3 0.2 0.0 8.2 1.3

Idaho

710.8 732.6 734.0 1.4 0.2 23.2 3.3

Illinois

6,053.9 6,095.2 6,093.1 -2.1 0.0 39.2 0.6

Indiana

3,102.1 3,125.0 3,129.6 4.6 0.1 27.5 0.9

Iowa

1,571.5 1,582.7 1,582.1 -0.6 0.0 10.6 0.7

Kansas

1,405.6 1,414.2 1,416.3 2.1 0.1 10.7 0.8

Kentucky

1,923.3 1,926.6 1,927.8 1.2 0.1 4.5 0.2

Louisiana

1,973.0 1,978.3 1,985.1 6.8 0.3 12.1 0.6

Maine

624.1 626.7 627.0 0.3 0.0 2.9 0.5

Maryland

2,722.3 2,729.9 2,733.1 3.2 0.1 10.8 0.4

Massachusetts

3,599.1 3,636.2 3,640.9 4.7 0.1 41.8 1.2

Michigan

4,363.0 4,414.3 4,424.3 10.0 0.2 61.3 1.4

Minnesota

2,930.0 2,948.4 2,951.3 2.9 0.1 21.3 0.7

Mississippi

1,150.8 1,164.2 1,165.2 1.0 0.1 14.4 1.3

Missouri

2,865.7 2,891.1 2,894.2 3.1 0.1 28.5 1.0

Montana

471.9 475.5 474.9 -0.6 -0.1 3.0 0.6

Nebraska

1,019.0 1,022.9 1,025.5 2.6 0.3 6.5 0.6

Nevada

1,334.4 1,370.2 1,373.7 3.5 0.3 39.3 2.9

New Hampshire

674.1 683.5 682.6 -0.9 -0.1 8.5 1.3

New Jersey

4,113.2 4,175.2 4,180.3 5.1 0.1 67.1 1.6

New Mexico

829.8 839.2 839.4 0.2 0.0 9.6 1.2

New York

9,489.4 9,602.2 9,602.7 0.5 0.0 113.3 1.2

North Carolina

4,398.7 4,467.9 4,472.0 4.1 0.1 73.3 1.7

North Dakota

432.2 425.4 426.7 1.3 0.3 -5.5 -1.3

Ohio

5,524.8 5,568.4 5,579.2 10.8 0.2 54.4 1.0

Oklahoma

1,654.5 1,680.1 1,682.4 2.3 0.1 27.9 1.7

Oregon

1,865.6 1,902.4 1,906.6 4.2 0.2 41.0 2.2

Pennsylvania

5,920.6 6,001.9 6,004.6 2.7 0.0 84.0 1.4

Rhode Island

491.9 498.8 498.3 -0.5 -0.1 6.4 1.3

South Carolina

2,087.2 2,121.4 2,122.8 1.4 0.1 35.6 1.7

South Dakota

433.8 440.0 440.1 0.1 0.0 6.3 1.5

Tennessee

3,000.3 3,044.4 3,049.3 4.9 0.2 49.0 1.6

Texas

12,169.6 12,431.7 12,463.7 32.0 0.3 294.1 2.4

Utah

1,458.3 1,500.0 1,506.3 6.3 0.4 48.0 3.3

Vermont

313.9 314.0 314.5 0.5 0.2 0.6 0.2

Virginia

3,947.7 3,983.2 3,987.2 4.0 0.1 39.5 1.0

Washington

3,302.0 3,389.7 3,393.6 3.9 0.1 91.6 2.8

West Virginia

746.7 752.5 751.7 -0.8 -0.1 5.0 0.7

Wisconsin

2,944.2 2,967.1 2,973.9 6.8 0.2 29.7 1.0

Wyoming

281.0 285.4 284.5 -0.9 -0.3 3.5 1.2
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: April 20, 2018