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State and Metro Area Employment, Hours, & Earnings

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

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State Mar. 2020
(thousands)
Feb. 2021
(thousands)
Mar. 2021 (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

2,077.7 2,020.9 2,022.4 1.5 0.1 -55.3 -2.7

Alaska

328.7 305.0 304.8 -0.2 -0.1 -23.9 -7.3

Arizona

2,976.2 2,876.3 2,888.5 12.2 0.4 -87.7 -2.9

Arkansas

1,287.8 1,258.3 1,261.7 3.4 0.3 -26.1 -2.0

California

17,484.1 16,014.0 16,133.6 119.6 0.7 -1350.5 -7.7

Colorado

2,806.7 2,666.2 2,672.8 6.6 0.2 -133.9 -4.8

Connecticut

1,683.3 1,574.9 1,580.3 5.4 0.3 -103.0 -6.1

Delaware

465.2 442.9 445.2 2.3 0.5 -20.0 -4.3

District of Columbia

798.3 731.4 731.9 0.5 0.1 -66.4 -8.3

Florida

8,999.4 8,521.4 8,553.6 32.2 0.4 -445.8 -5.0

Georgia

4,637.0 4,464.2 4,486.0 21.8 0.5 -151.0 -3.3

Hawaii

655.2 545.1 550.4 5.3 1.0 -104.8 -16.0

Idaho

772.9 782.7 783.8 1.1 0.1 10.9 1.4

Illinois

6,090.7 5,697.8 5,730.0 32.2 0.6 -360.7 -5.9

Indiana

3,138.4 3,030.0 3,031.9 1.9 0.1 -106.5 -3.4

Iowa

1,584.3 1,510.8 1,525.9 15.1 1.0 -58.4 -3.7

Kansas

1,421.9 1,360.2 1,373.0 12.8 0.9 -48.9 -3.4

Kentucky

1,945.3 1,857.7 1,861.0 3.3 0.2 -84.3 -4.3

Louisiana

1,971.1 1,834.9 1,837.8 2.9 0.2 -133.3 -6.8

Maine

636.6 605.5 609.6 4.1 0.7 -27.0 -4.2

Maryland

2,749.7 2,615.0 2,628.1 13.1 0.5 -121.6 -4.4

Massachusetts

3,699.4 3,413.9 3,426.7 12.8 0.4 -272.7 -7.4

Michigan

4,414.7 4,117.4 4,132.8 15.4 0.4 -281.9 -6.4

Minnesota

2,978.1 2,783.6 2,805.2 21.6 0.8 -172.9 -5.8

Mississippi

1,156.5 1,119.3 1,122.7 3.4 0.3 -33.8 -2.9

Missouri

2,912.4 2,796.5 2,811.9 15.4 0.6 -100.5 -3.5

Montana

487.6 478.0 482.0 4.0 0.8 -5.6 -1.1

Nebraska

1,026.2 1,002.1 1,008.1 6.0 0.6 -18.1 -1.8

Nevada

1,431.0 1,291.5 1,296.2 4.7 0.4 -134.8 -9.4

New Hampshire

681.9 652.8 657.5 4.7 0.7 -24.4 -3.6

New Jersey

4,197.2 3,876.5 3,897.3 20.8 0.5 -299.9 -7.1

New Mexico

859.1 783.6 794.1 10.5 1.3 -65.0 -7.6

New York

9,728.6 8,784.1 8,847.8 63.7 0.7 -880.8 -9.1

North Carolina

4,600.0 4,452.3 4,469.6 17.3 0.4 -130.4 -2.8

North Dakota

438.7 412.5 415.9 3.4 0.8 -22.8 -5.2

Ohio

5,558.1 5,302.2 5,314.9 12.7 0.2 -243.2 -4.4

Oklahoma

1,692.3 1,612.0 1,627.6 15.6 1.0 -64.7 -3.8

Oregon

1,958.4 1,820.5 1,840.6 20.1 1.1 -117.8 -6.0

Pennsylvania

6,047.7 5,654.5 5,678.5 24.0 0.4 -369.2 -6.1

Rhode Island

502.0 464.6 466.9 2.3 0.5 -35.1 -7.0

South Carolina

2,184.3 2,113.0 2,117.7 4.7 0.2 -66.6 -3.0

South Dakota

440.5 433.0 435.3 2.3 0.5 -5.2 -1.2

Tennessee

3,139.2 3,039.5 3,054.9 15.4 0.5 -84.3 -2.7

Texas

12,906.0 12,401.8 12,500.8 99.0 0.8 -405.2 -3.1

Utah

1,568.7 1,578.7 1,583.5 4.8 0.3 14.8 0.9

Vermont

312.4 287.1 288.7 1.6 0.6 -23.7 -7.6

Virginia

4,069.6 3,886.8 3,887.6 0.8 0.0 -182.0 -4.5

Washington

3,497.6 3,301.5 3,330.2 28.7 0.9 -167.4 -4.8

West Virginia

714.1 679.7 681.4 1.7 0.3 -32.7 -4.6

Wisconsin

2,978.8 2,836.9 2,849.8 12.9 0.5 -129.0 -4.3

Wyoming

287.9 273.8 274.8 1.0 0.4 -13.1 -4.6
Footnotes:

(p) Data are preliminary.

NOTE: Data are counts of jobs by place of work. Data have been revised to reflect 2020 benchmarks and updated seasonal adjustment factors. Seasonally adjusted data from January 2016 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 16, 2021