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State and Metro Area Employment, Hours, & Earnings

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 Feb. 2023
(thousands)
Feb. 2024 (p)
(thousands)
Over-the-year
net change (thousands)
Over-the-year
percent change (%)
Significant?
(90% confidence level)

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

Georgia 3,035.3 3,061.3 26.0 0.9 No

Austin-Round Rock, TX

Texas 1,313.7 1,350.2 36.5 2.8 Yes

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

Maryland 1,389.4 1,390.0 0.6 0.0 No

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

Alabama 562.0 568.7 6.7 1.2 No

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH NECTA

Massachusetts 2,772.8 2,780.8 8.0 0.3 No

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY

New York 542.7 553.9 11.2 2.1 Yes

Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC

North Carolina 1,332.5 1,353.0 20.5 1.5 No

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

Illinois 4,694.1 4,704.8 10.7 0.2 No

Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN

Ohio 1,138.5 1,140.6 2.1 0.2 No

Cleveland-Elyria, OH

Ohio 1,045.3 1,053.6 8.3 0.8 No

Columbus, OH

Ohio 1,138.0 1,141.9 3.9 0.3 No

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

Texas 4,171.6 4,246.7 75.1 1.8 Yes

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

Colorado 1,600.2 1,613.0 12.8 0.8 No

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

Michigan 2,008.7 2,010.6 1.9 0.1 No

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT NECTA

Connecticut 573.2 577.7 4.5 0.8 No

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

Texas 3,339.0 3,418.8 79.8 2.4 Yes

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN

Indiana 1,140.2 1,167.7 27.5 2.4 Yes

Jacksonville, FL

Florida 783.3 799.3 16.0 2.0 Yes

Kansas City, MO-KS

Missouri 1,116.7 1,126.5 9.8 0.9 No

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV

Nevada 1,104.9 1,142.6 37.7 3.4 Yes

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

California 6,204.8 6,238.3 33.5 0.5 No

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN

Kentucky 684.7 688.2 3.5 0.5 No

Memphis, TN-MS-AR

Tennessee 661.3 652.8 -8.5 -1.3 No

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL

Florida 2,886.1 2,947.4 61.3 2.1 Yes

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

Wisconsin 850.5 843.7 -6.8 -0.8 No

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

Minnesota 1,938.5 1,958.5 20.0 1.0 No

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

Tennessee 1,147.8 1,153.2 5.4 0.5 No

New Orleans-Metairie, LA

Louisiana 566.6 560.0 -6.6 -1.2 No

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

New York 9,911.3 10,003.6 92.3 0.9 Yes

Oklahoma City, OK

Oklahoma 689.3 705.6 16.3 2.4 Yes

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

Florida 1,449.8 1,475.9 26.1 1.8 Yes

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

Pennsylvania 3,030.5 3,063.7 33.2 1.1 Yes

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

Arizona 2,392.7 2,445.4 52.7 2.2 Yes

Pittsburgh, PA

Pennsylvania 1,140.5 1,148.6 8.1 0.7 No

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

Oregon 1,240.4 1,221.9 -18.5 -1.5 Yes

Providence-Warwick, RI-MA NECTA

Rhode Island 589.1 594.1 5.0 0.8 No

Raleigh, NC

North Carolina 716.6 736.8 20.2 2.8 Yes

Richmond, VA

Virginia 705.8 714.3 8.5 1.2 No

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

California 1,665.5 1,687.4 21.9 1.3 No

Rochester, NY

New York 519.0 529.1 10.1 1.9 Yes

Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA

California 1,058.5 1,088.5 30.0 2.8 Yes

Salt Lake City, UT

Utah 808.0 822.9 14.9 1.8 Yes

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

Texas 1,147.4 1,176.8 29.4 2.6 Yes

San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

California 1,538.3 1,551.9 13.6 0.9 No

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

California 2,456.6 2,450.8 -5.8 -0.2 No

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

California 1,156.6 1,150.3 -6.3 -0.5 No

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

Washington 2,103.4 2,128.0 24.6 1.2 Yes

St. Louis, MO-IL (1)

Missouri 1,411.5 1,427.2 15.7 1.1 No

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

Florida 1,519.4 1,549.0 29.6 1.9 Yes

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

Virginia 795.6 811.4 15.8 2.0 Yes

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

District of Columbia 3,327.8 3,347.4 19.6 0.6 No
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 2023 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. 18-03, dated April 10, 2018, 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.

NOTE: Changes in metropolitan area and metropolitan division nonfarm payroll employment are identified with a “Yes” in the “Significant?” column of this table only if they have been determined to be statistically significant, i.e. different from zero, at the 90-percent confidence level. An explanation of how to construct a 90-percent confidence interval, as well as the underlying standard error measures (Table 2) for over-the-year changes in metropolitan area and metropolitan division payroll employment data at the total nonfarm level can be found in the CES State and Area reliability page available at https://www.bls.gov/sae/additional-resources/reliability-of-state-and-area-estimates.htm.

 

Last Modified Date: April 03, 2024