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

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State Oct. 2017
(thousands)
Sep. 2018
(thousands)
Oct. 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

2,018.5 2,046.2 2,052.1 5.9 0.3 33.6 1.7

Alaska

329.1 327.2 329.5 2.3 0.7 0.4 0.1

Arizona

2,793.6 2,875.3 2,880.3 5.0 0.2 86.7 3.1

Arkansas

1,243.9 1,253.5 1,252.3 -1.2 -0.1 8.4 0.7

California

16,927.9 17,200.2 17,236.6 36.4 0.2 308.7 1.8

Colorado

2,675.1 2,742.3 2,747.1 4.8 0.2 72.0 2.7

Connecticut

1,679.6 1,700.4 1,701.9 1.5 0.1 22.3 1.3

Delaware

458.8 463.0 463.7 0.7 0.2 4.9 1.1

District of Columbia

794.0 795.5 795.9 0.4 0.1 1.9 0.2

Florida

8,614.7 8,829.5 8,847.3 17.8 0.2 232.6 2.7

Georgia

4,482.2 4,573.4 4,575.8 2.4 0.1 93.6 2.1

Hawaii

653.8 664.4 664.7 0.3 0.0 10.9 1.7

Idaho

723.8 738.5 739.1 0.6 0.1 15.3 2.1

Illinois

6,074.8 6,123.8 6,134.1 10.3 0.2 59.3 1.0

Indiana

3,114.0 3,136.0 3,139.4 3.4 0.1 25.4 0.8

Iowa

1,573.5 1,591.4 1,595.3 3.9 0.2 21.8 1.4

Kansas

1,405.9 1,425.0 1,425.4 0.4 0.0 19.5 1.4

Kentucky

1,921.6 1,934.2 1,932.0 -2.2 -0.1 10.4 0.5

Louisiana

1,970.3 1,989.7 1,989.7 0.0 0.0 19.4 1.0

Maine

621.2 629.1 629.1 0.0 0.0 7.9 1.3

Maryland

2,723.1 2,750.9 2,761.6 10.7 0.4 38.5 1.4

Massachusetts

3,619.1 3,679.1 3,683.5 4.4 0.1 64.4 1.8

Michigan

4,379.7 4,438.0 4,441.5 3.5 0.1 61.8 1.4

Minnesota

2,942.5 2,974.7 2,978.1 3.4 0.1 35.6 1.2

Mississippi

1,155.1 1,168.1 1,168.9 0.8 0.1 13.8 1.2

Missouri

2,872.6 2,913.2 2,917.2 4.0 0.1 44.6 1.6

Montana

473.0 479.6 480.1 0.5 0.1 7.1 1.5

Nebraska

1,016.1 1,033.3 1,032.2 -1.1 -0.1 16.1 1.6

Nevada

1,352.1 1,392.8 1,397.9 5.1 0.4 45.8 3.4

New Hampshire

679.5 690.9 694.8 3.9 0.6 15.3 2.3

New Jersey

4,144.8 4,195.9 4,213.3 17.4 0.4 68.5 1.7

New Mexico

832.9 852.6 855.2 2.6 0.3 22.3 2.7

New York

9,546.0 9,646.8 9,668.8 22.0 0.2 122.8 1.3

North Carolina

4,435.4 4,511.0 4,538.9 27.9 0.6 103.5 2.3

North Dakota

429.8 435.0 434.9 -0.1 0.0 5.1 1.2

Ohio

5,531.8 5,636.3 5,647.2 10.9 0.2 115.4 2.1

Oklahoma

1,675.9 1,699.7 1,699.1 -0.6 0.0 23.2 1.4

Oregon

1,885.1 1,927.0 1,931.6 4.6 0.2 46.5 2.5

Pennsylvania

5,971.1 6,044.9 6,063.4 18.5 0.3 92.3 1.5

Rhode Island

496.8 502.6 503.1 0.5 0.1 6.3 1.3

South Carolina

2,096.3 2,115.1 2,134.1 19.0 0.9 37.8 1.8

South Dakota

436.5 442.3 443.8 1.5 0.3 7.3 1.7

Tennessee

3,025.1 3,078.4 3,084.4 6.0 0.2 59.3 2.0

Texas

12,300.9 12,653.4 12,685.7 32.3 0.3 384.8 3.1

Utah

1,480.0 1,524.8 1,528.6 3.8 0.2 48.6 3.3

Vermont

315.0 312.7 312.2 -0.5 -0.2 -2.8 -0.9

Virginia

3,956.3 4,025.0 4,027.7 2.7 0.1 71.4 1.8

Washington

3,351.1 3,448.3 3,460.7 12.4 0.4 109.6 3.3

West Virginia

746.6 752.0 753.5 1.5 0.2 6.9 0.9

Wisconsin

2,947.2 2,982.2 2,978.7 -3.5 -0.1 31.5 1.1

Wyoming

282.5 288.5 288.5 0.0 0.0 6.0 2.1
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: Nov 16, 2018