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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 Oct. 2020
(thousands)
Sep. 2021
(thousands)
Oct. 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

2,000.0 2,044.1 2,060.3 16.2 0.8 60.3 3.0

Alaska

304.4 306.1 310.3 4.2 1.4 5.9 1.9

Arizona

2,850.5 2,977.0 2,987.0 10.0 0.3 136.5 4.8

Arkansas

1,245.4 1,270.1 1,276.8 6.7 0.5 31.4 2.5

California

15,963.4 16,677.8 16,774.6 96.8 0.6 811.2 5.1

Colorado

2,651.7 2,745.7 2,756.3 10.6 0.4 104.6 3.9

Connecticut

1,577.7 1,611.5 1,616.8 5.3 0.3 39.1 2.5

Delaware

444.4 449.9 452.3 2.4 0.5 7.9 1.8

District of Columbia

736.4 752.7 759.5 6.8 0.9 23.1 3.1

Florida

8,473.8 8,860.9 8,902.4 41.5 0.5 428.6 5.1

Georgia

4,408.7 4,584.5 4,605.6 21.1 0.5 196.9 4.5

Hawaii

522.3 575.0 576.9 1.9 0.3 54.6 10.5

Idaho

765.7 787.0 785.7 -1.3 -0.2 20.0 2.6

Illinois

5,665.8 5,815.2 5,856.1 40.9 0.7 190.3 3.4

Indiana

3,013.7 3,064.4 3,079.2 14.8 0.5 65.5 2.2

Iowa

1,512.7 1,538.9 1,539.9 1.0 0.1 27.2 1.8

Kansas

1,357.8 1,387.6 1,388.7 1.1 0.1 30.9 2.3

Kentucky

1,856.7 1,881.9 1,885.0 3.1 0.2 28.3 1.5

Louisiana

1,818.6 1,820.3 1,854.5 34.2 1.9 35.9 2.0

Maine

600.9 612.7 613.6 0.9 0.1 12.7 2.1

Maryland

2,586.5 2,673.0 2,687.9 14.9 0.6 101.4 3.9

Massachusetts

3,345.6 3,517.8 3,542.8 25.0 0.7 197.2 5.9

Michigan

4,094.4 4,186.4 4,223.9 37.5 0.9 129.5 3.2

Minnesota

2,785.3 2,865.9 2,875.8 9.9 0.3 90.5 3.2

Mississippi

1,120.0 1,139.2 1,146.9 7.7 0.7 26.9 2.4

Missouri

2,779.2 2,848.0 2,851.5 3.5 0.1 72.3 2.6

Montana

474.4 481.1 482.0 0.9 0.2 7.6 1.6

Nebraska

993.8 1,018.7 1,024.1 5.4 0.5 30.3 3.0

Nevada

1,267.2 1,352.9 1,363.8 10.9 0.8 96.6 7.6

New Hampshire

642.7 662.1 664.0 1.9 0.3 21.3 3.3

New Jersey

3,862.5 4,005.3 4,025.3 20.0 0.5 162.8 4.2

New Mexico

787.5 812.4 817.1 4.7 0.6 29.6 3.8

New York

8,749.7 8,986.1 9,030.0 43.9 0.5 280.3 3.2

North Carolina

4,402.9 4,523.1 4,554.3 31.2 0.7 151.4 3.4

North Dakota

408.0 417.1 417.6 0.5 0.1 9.6 2.4

Ohio

5,277.3 5,361.2 5,381.3 20.1 0.4 104.0 2.0

Oklahoma

1,612.5 1,649.8 1,652.1 2.3 0.1 39.6 2.5

Oregon

1,820.3 1,881.5 1,886.2 4.7 0.2 65.9 3.6

Pennsylvania

5,626.1 5,741.7 5,760.8 19.1 0.3 134.7 2.4

Rhode Island

461.9 481.3 479.2 -2.1 -0.4 17.3 3.7

South Carolina

2,092.0 2,150.8 2,157.5 6.7 0.3 65.5 3.1

South Dakota

430.3 437.1 439.5 2.4 0.5 9.2 2.1

Tennessee

3,018.5 3,092.4 3,099.2 6.8 0.2 80.7 2.7

Texas

12,248.6 12,853.3 12,909.9 56.6 0.4 661.3 5.4

Utah

1,546.6 1,620.3 1,627.8 7.5 0.5 81.2 5.3

Vermont

286.7 295.0 295.4 0.4 0.1 8.7 3.0

Virginia

3,878.2 3,938.3 3,957.7 19.4 0.5 79.5 2.0

Washington

3,260.2 3,435.9 3,442.2 6.3 0.2 182.0 5.6

West Virginia

673.0 690.3 691.3 1.0 0.1 18.3 2.7

Wisconsin

2,821.3 2,877.8 2,876.8 -1.0 0.0 55.5 2.0

Wyoming

272.5 273.9 275.1 1.2 0.4 2.6 1.0
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: November 19, 2021