Local Area Unemployment Statistics

LAU Economic News Releases

Regional and State Employment and Unemployment (Monthly)

October 21, 2014

In September, 31 states had over-the-month unemployment rate decreases, 8 states had increases, and 11 states and the District of Columbia had no change. Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 39 states and the District, decreased in 10 states, and was unchanged in South Dakota. More »

Metropolitan Area Employment and Unemployment (Monthly)

October 01, 2014

Jobless rates were lower in August than a year earlier in 322 of the 372 metropolitan areas, higher in 44, and unchanged in 6. Nonfarm payroll employment was up in 306 metropolitan areas over the year, down in 57, and unchanged in 9. More »

Current

Annual

Regional and State Unemployment

February 28, 2014

Annual average unemployment rates in 2013 declined in 43 states and the District of Columbia, rose in 2 states, and were unchanged in 5 states. Employment-population ratios decreased in 28 states, increased in 17 states and the district, and were unchanged in 5 states. More...
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