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

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State Mar. 2016
(thousands)
Feb. 2017
(thousands)
Mar. 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

1,967.7 1,997.3 1,996.2 -1.1 -0.1 28.5 1.4

Alaska

335.3 330.1 328.4 -1.7 -0.5 -6.9 -2.1

Arizona

2,685.0 2,739.9 2,738.0 -1.9 -0.1 53.0 2.0

Arkansas

1,226.5 1,240.6 1,240.5 -0.1 0.0 14.0 1.1

California

16,347.6 16,674.7 16,694.0 19.3 0.1 346.4 2.1

Colorado

2,585.3 2,634.4 2,634.4 0.0 0.0 49.1 1.9

Connecticut

1,683.8 1,684.1 1,685.4 1.3 0.1 1.6 0.1

Delaware

453.3 456.5 457.0 0.5 0.1 3.7 0.8

District of Columbia

781.2 788.3 787.6 -0.7 -0.1 6.4 0.8

Florida

8,307.9 8,547.8 8,554.0 6.2 0.1 246.1 3.0

Georgia

4,335.1 4,456.6 4,466.1 9.5 0.2 131.0 3.0

Hawaii

645.6 650.3 650.1 -0.2 0.0 4.5 0.7

Idaho

690.4 711.3 709.1 -2.2 -0.3 18.7 2.7

Illinois

6,009.8 6,044.2 6,035.3 -8.9 -0.1 25.5 0.4

Indiana

3,074.2 3,119.5 3,119.3 -0.2 0.0 45.1 1.5

Iowa

1,572.5 1,581.1 1,580.6 -0.5 0.0 8.1 0.5

Kansas

1,410.4 1,412.6 1,414.0 1.4 0.1 3.6 0.3

Kentucky

1,908.6 1,936.2 1,937.5 1.3 0.1 28.9 1.5

Louisiana

1,977.0 1,983.6 1,975.1 -8.5 -0.4 -1.9 -0.1

Maine

617.7 620.0 623.0 3.0 0.5 5.3 0.9

Maryland

2,702.1 2,753.5 2,746.3 -7.2 -0.3 44.2 1.6

Massachusetts

3,555.9 3,604.7 3,604.9 0.2 0.0 49.0 1.4

Michigan

4,298.7 4,376.0 4,378.5 2.5 0.1 79.8 1.9

Minnesota

2,884.7 2,923.7 2,929.0 5.3 0.2 44.3 1.5

Mississippi

1,146.0 1,146.2 1,146.1 -0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0

Missouri

2,828.7 2,880.6 2,867.2 -13.4 -0.5 38.5 1.4

Montana

466.4 477.0 476.4 -0.6 -0.1 10.0 2.1

Nebraska

1,014.0 1,025.0 1,023.5 -1.5 -0.1 9.5 0.9

Nevada

1,285.5 1,325.9 1,323.8 -2.1 -0.2 38.3 3.0

New Hampshire

665.2 678.0 674.8 -3.2 -0.5 9.6 1.4

New Jersey

4,061.3 4,128.5 4,111.0 -17.5 -0.4 49.7 1.2

New Mexico

829.6 837.0 836.7 -0.3 0.0 7.1 0.9

New York

9,379.5 9,498.0 9,493.8 -4.2 0.0 114.3 1.2

North Carolina

4,317.9 4,387.1 4,387.6 0.5 0.0 69.7 1.6

North Dakota

435.8 434.2 434.6 0.4 0.1 -1.2 -0.3

Ohio

5,482.2 5,522.8 5,518.7 -4.1 -0.1 36.5 0.7

Oklahoma

1,657.7 1,656.0 1,655.8 -0.2 0.0 -1.9 -0.1

Oregon

1,823.7 1,860.8 1,863.2 2.4 0.1 39.5 2.2

Pennsylvania

5,873.6 5,950.3 5,934.2 -16.1 -0.3 60.6 1.0

Rhode Island

490.6 495.3 494.6 -0.7 -0.1 4.0 0.8

South Carolina

2,041.9 2,076.3 2,077.7 1.4 0.1 35.8 1.8

South Dakota

431.0 436.8 438.0 1.2 0.3 7.0 1.6

Tennessee

2,951.2 3,006.1 3,014.7 8.6 0.3 63.5 2.2

Texas

11,966.1 12,205.6 12,215.1 9.5 0.1 249.0 2.1

Utah

1,415.1 1,456.4 1,460.4 4.0 0.3 45.3 3.2

Vermont

311.9 315.5 314.6 -0.9 -0.3 2.7 0.9

Virginia

3,909.5 3,960.3 3,955.3 -5.0 -0.1 45.8 1.2

Washington

3,213.2 3,294.9 3,305.6 10.7 0.3 92.4 2.9

West Virginia

751.8 747.9 745.7 -2.2 -0.3 -6.1 -0.8

Wisconsin

2,923.0 2,950.8 2,948.1 -2.7 -0.1 25.1 0.9

Wyoming

284.6 277.7 278.5 0.8 0.3 -6.1 -2.1
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: April 21, 2017