Over-the-year change in total nonfarm employment for metropolitan areas, not seasonally adjusted
(with a Census 2010 population of 1 million or more)

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Metropolitan area State Aug. 2016
(thousands)
Aug. 2017 (p)
(thousands)
Over-the-year
net change (thousands)
Over-the-year
percent change (%)

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

Georgia 2,675.3 2,761.7 86.4 3.2

Austin-Round Rock, TX

Texas 997.8 1,018.9 21.1 2.1

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

Maryland 1,396.2 1,415.3 19.1 1.4

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

Alabama 521.4 526.8 5.4 1.0

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY

New York 560.3 561.4 1.1 0.2

Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC

North Carolina 1,148.7 1,178.9 30.2 2.6

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

Illinois 4,685.1 4,709.8 24.7 0.5

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN

Ohio 1,084.6 1,114.5 29.9 2.8

Cleveland-Elyria, OH

Ohio 1,064.7 1,074.4 9.7 0.9

Columbus, OH

Ohio 1,069.2 1,091.5 22.3 2.1

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

Texas 3,516.2 3,612.9 96.7 2.8

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

Colorado 1,446.4 1,474.8 28.4 2.0

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

Michigan 1,974.8 2,019.7 44.9 2.3

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

Texas 2,984.3 3,037.8 53.5 1.8

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN

Indiana 1,053.5 1,072.7 19.2 1.8

Jacksonville, FL

Florida 671.7 688.6 16.9 2.5

Kansas City, MO-KS

Missouri 1,069.5 1,086.7 17.2 1.6

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

Nevada 949.6 979.9 30.3 3.2

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

California 5,939.8 5,977.9 38.1 0.6

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN

Kentucky 664.1 676.2 12.1 1.8

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

Tennessee 637.2 646.7 9.5 1.5

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

Florida 2,573.6 2,635.5 61.9 2.4

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

Wisconsin 869.7 866.6 -3.1 -0.4

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

Minnesota 1,978.5 2,023.3 44.8 2.3

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

Tennessee 954.5 983.2 28.7 3.0

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

Louisiana 573.5 575.1 1.6 0.3

New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

New York 9,516.9 9,662.8 145.9 1.5

Oklahoma City, OK

Oklahoma 624.6 633.8 9.2 1.5

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

Florida 1,210.4 1,250.4 40.0 3.3

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD

Pennsylvania 2,852.8 2,904.3 51.5 1.8

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

Arizona 1,961.7 1,996.6 34.9 1.8

Pittsburgh, PA

Pennsylvania 1,159.4 1,169.7 10.3 0.9

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

Oregon 1,144.4 1,173.5 29.1 2.5

Raleigh, NC

North Carolina 605.3 626.4 21.1 3.5

Richmond, VA

Virginia 664.1 680.3 16.2 2.4

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

California 1,391.8 1,425.9 34.1 2.5

Rochester, NY

New York 526.7 525.2 -1.5 -0.3

Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA

California 954.1 970.1 16.0 1.7

St. Louis, MO-IL (1)

Missouri 1,361.4 1,376.9 15.5 1.1

Salt Lake City, UT

Utah 702.0 718.8 16.8 2.4

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

Texas 1,018.6 1,041.6 23.0 2.3

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

California 1,425.0 1,444.2 19.2 1.3

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

California 2,351.5 2,392.2 40.7 1.7

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

California 1,076.9 1,087.9 11.0 1.0

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

Washington 1,964.9 2,017.3 52.4 2.7

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

Florida 1,296.9 1,336.5 39.6 3.1

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

Virginia 779.4 774.9 -4.5 -0.6

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

District of Columbia 3,227.3 3,294.9 67.6 2.1

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH NECTA

Massachusetts 2,710.6 2,774.0 63.4 2.3

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT NECTA

Connecticut 563.0 566.2 3.2 0.6

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA NECTA

Rhode Island 582.5 593.2 10.7 1.8
Footnotes:

(1) Area boundary does not reflect the official OMB delineation.

(p) Preliminary

NOTE: Data are counts of jobs by place of work. Data have been revised to reflect 2016 benchmark levels. Estimates subsequent to the current benchmark are preliminary and will be revised when new information becomes available. Area delineations are based on Office of Management and Budget Bulletin No. 15-01, dated July 15, 2015, and are available on the BLS website at https://www.bls.gov/lau/lausmsa.htm. Areas in the six New England states are Metropolitan New England City and Town Areas (NECTAs), while areas in other states are county-based. Some metropolitan areas lie in two or more states. They are listed under the state containing the first principal city, unless otherwise footnoted. Estimates for the latest month are subject to revision the following month.

 

Last Modified Date: September 27, 2017