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

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State Oct. 2016
(thousands)
Sep. 2017
(thousands)
Oct. 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

1,983.0 2,012.2 2,012.2 0.0 0.0 29.2 1.5

Alaska

330.6 331.1 330.9 -0.2 -0.1 0.3 0.1

Arizona

2,731.0 2,767.1 2,762.5 -4.6 -0.2 31.5 1.2

Arkansas

1,234.7 1,255.1 1,258.2 3.1 0.2 23.5 1.9

California

16,603.5 16,828.6 16,860.3 31.7 0.2 256.8 1.5

Colorado

2,621.2 2,657.6 2,659.0 1.4 0.1 37.8 1.4

Connecticut

1,679.2 1,687.2 1,680.6 -6.6 -0.4 1.4 0.1

Delaware

453.9 457.1 457.1 0.0 0.0 3.2 0.7

District of Columbia

786.4 794.1 793.8 -0.3 0.0 7.4 0.9

Florida

8,457.6 8,529.8 8,655.1 125.3 1.5 197.5 2.3

Georgia

4,422.3 4,494.3 4,510.1 15.8 0.4 87.8 2.0

Hawaii

650.8 658.4 657.9 -0.5 -0.1 7.1 1.1

Idaho

702.7 715.8 719.4 3.6 0.5 16.7 2.4

Illinois

6,022.6 6,037.0 6,040.4 3.4 0.1 17.8 0.3

Indiana

3,100.6 3,129.1 3,130.0 0.9 0.0 29.4 0.9

Iowa

1,573.2 1,586.7 1,586.7 0.0 0.0 13.5 0.9

Kansas

1,412.3 1,408.8 1,407.1 -1.7 -0.1 -5.2 -0.4

Kentucky

1,920.8 1,951.3 1,949.4 -1.9 -0.1 28.6 1.5

Louisiana

1,969.1 1,980.5 1,977.7 -2.8 -0.1 8.6 0.4

Maine

616.0 621.4 621.2 -0.2 0.0 5.2 0.8

Maryland

2,721.8 2,781.7 2,776.2 -5.5 -0.2 54.4 2.0

Massachusetts

3,574.5 3,638.7 3,643.5 4.8 0.1 69.0 1.9

Michigan

4,364.9 4,407.0 4,410.0 3.0 0.1 45.1 1.0

Minnesota

2,908.4 2,955.5 2,951.0 -4.5 -0.2 42.6 1.5

Mississippi

1,147.1 1,151.5 1,153.6 2.1 0.2 6.5 0.6

Missouri

2,860.3 2,890.0 2,891.0 1.0 0.0 30.7 1.1

Montana

469.6 474.1 475.4 1.3 0.3 5.8 1.2

Nebraska

1,017.6 1,034.0 1,027.4 -6.6 -0.6 9.8 1.0

Nevada

1,315.3 1,349.1 1,351.9 2.8 0.2 36.6 2.8

New Hampshire

674.3 678.1 680.6 2.5 0.4 6.3 0.9

New Jersey

4,095.7 4,124.0 4,125.7 1.7 0.0 30.0 0.7

New Mexico

830.8 842.6 844.0 1.4 0.2 13.2 1.6

New York

9,420.8 9,538.0 9,523.4 -14.6 -0.2 102.6 1.1

North Carolina

4,364.1 4,427.9 4,439.3 11.4 0.3 75.2 1.7

North Dakota

435.4 440.2 438.0 -2.2 -0.5 2.6 0.6

Ohio

5,491.5 5,546.6 5,550.9 4.3 0.1 59.4 1.1

Oklahoma

1,652.0 1,668.0 1,672.2 4.2 0.3 20.2 1.2

Oregon

1,844.8 1,879.5 1,891.1 11.6 0.6 46.3 2.5

Pennsylvania

5,908.0 5,978.1 5,973.8 -4.3 -0.1 65.8 1.1

Rhode Island

491.2 496.0 495.8 -0.2 0.0 4.6 0.9

South Carolina

2,060.0 2,092.4 2,102.5 10.1 0.5 42.5 2.1

South Dakota

434.3 437.3 434.9 -2.4 -0.5 0.6 0.1

Tennessee

2,988.6 3,025.7 3,023.4 -2.3 -0.1 34.8 1.2

Texas

12,078.8 12,323.4 12,394.9 71.5 0.6 316.1 2.6

Utah

1,442.7 1,479.9 1,481.7 1.8 0.1 39.0 2.7

Vermont

313.9 317.6 317.1 -0.5 -0.2 3.2 1.0

Virginia

3,939.4 3,978.9 3,973.1 -5.8 -0.1 33.7 0.9

Washington

3,274.9 3,336.5 3,343.4 6.9 0.2 68.5 2.1

West Virginia

745.5 746.9 748.7 1.8 0.2 3.2 0.4

Wisconsin

2,930.1 2,962.0 2,972.5 10.5 0.4 42.4 1.4

Wyoming

277.0 275.5 275.6 0.1 0.0 -1.4 -0.5
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: November 17, 2017