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Employment Situation in August: State-Level Analysis

Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 31 states in August compared to the previous month while 19 states and the District of Columbia lost jobs. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, nationwide total nonfarm payroll employment increased at a slower rate by 235,000 in August, following an upwardly revised increase of 1,053,000 jobs in July. On a month-over-month basis, employment… Read More ›

Employment Situation in July: State-Level Analysis

Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 47 states and the District of Columbia in July compared to the previous month while three states (Oklahoma, Kentucky, and Tennessee) lost jobs. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, nationwide total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 943,000 in July, following an upwardly revised increase of 938,000 jobs in June. On a month-over-month basis, employment… Read More ›

Employment Situation in June: State-Level Analysis

Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 44 states and the District of Columbia in June compared to the previous month while six states lost jobs. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, nationwide total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 850,000 in June, following an upwardly revised increase of 583,000 jobs in May. On a month-over-month basis, employment data was strong in… Read More ›

Employment Situation in May: State-Level Analysis

Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 33 states and the District of Columbia in May compared to the previous month while 16 states lost jobs. North Dakota remained unchanged.  According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, nationwide total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 559,000 in May, following an upwardly revised increase of 278,000 jobs in April. On a month-over-month basis, employment… Read More ›

Employment Situation in April: State-Level Analysis

Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 33 states and the District of Columbia in April compared to the previous month while 17 states lost jobs. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, nationwide total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 266,000 in April, following an increase of 770,000 jobs in March. On a month-over-month basis, employment data was strong in California, which… Read More ›

Employment Situation in March: State-Level Analysis

Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 49 states and the District of Columbia in March compared to the previous month while Alaska lost just 200 jobs. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, nationwide total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 916,000 in March, following an increase of 468,000 jobs in February. On a month-over-month basis, employment data was strong in California,… Read More ›

Employment Situation in February: State-Level Analysis

Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 33 states in February compared to the previous month while 16 states and the District of Columbia reported job losses. Montana reported no change in employment. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, nationwide total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 379,000 in February, following an increase of 117,000 jobs in January. On a month-over-month basis,… Read More ›

Employment Situation in January: State-Level Analysis

Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 36 states in January compared to the previous month while 14 states and the District of Columbia reported job losses. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, nationwide total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 166,000 in January, following a decrease of 140,000 jobs in December. On a month-over-month basis, employment data was strong in Minnesota… Read More ›

Job Growth Decline in December: State-Level Analysis

Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 29 states and the District of Columbia in December compared to the previous month but the job losses in the remining 21 states erased the job gains. The largest increase came from Texas, which added 64,200 jobs during this time. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, nationwide total nonfarm payroll employment decreased by 140,000… Read More ›

Sluggish Job Growth in November: State-Level Analysis

Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 32 states in November compared to the previous month. The largest increase came from Texas, which added 61,000 jobs during this time. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, nationwide total nonfarm payroll employment increased just 245,000 over the month of November, following an increase of 610,000 jobs in October. Month-over-month (MoM), total nonfarm employment… Read More ›