Economic News Release

Regional and State Employment and Unemployment (Monthly) News Release

For release 10:00 a.m. (EDT) Friday, September 16, 2011                     USDL-11-1329

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       REGIONAL AND STATE EMPLOYMENT AND UNEMPLOYMENT -- AUGUST 2011


Regional and state unemployment rates were generally little changed in August. 
Twenty-six states and the District of Columbia reported unemployment rate increases, 
12 states recorded rate decreases, and 12 states had no rate change, the U.S. Bureau 
of Labor Statistics reported today. Thirty-seven states registered unemployment rate
decreases from a year earlier, 11 states and the District of Columbia had increases, 
and 2 states experienced no change. The national jobless rate was unchanged at 9.1 
percent but was 0.5 percentage point lower than a year earlier.

In August, nonfarm payroll employment decreased in 30 states and the District of 
Columbia and increased in 20 states. The largest over-the-month decrease in 
employment occurred in New York (-22,700), followed by Georgia (-18,200) and the 
District of Columbia (-12,500). The largest over-the-month increase in employment 
occurred in Minnesota (+28,400), followed by North Carolina (+16,500), Arizona 
(+15,400), and Florida (+9,900). The District of Columbia experienced the largest
over-the-month percentage decline in employment (-1.8 percent), followed by Rhode 
Island (-1.3 percent) and Hawaii (-0.9 percent). Minnesota experienced the largest 
over-the-month percentage increase in employment (+1.1 percent), followed by Arizona 
(+0.6 percent) and Idaho and Vermont (+0.5 percent each). Over the year, nonfarm 
employment increased in 44 states and the District of Columbia and decreased in 6 
states. The largest over-the-year percentage increase occurred in North Dakota 
(+5.0 percent), followed by Utah and Wyoming (+3.0 percent each). The largest 
over-the-year percentage decrease in employment occurred in Delaware 
(-1.0 percent), followed by Georgia and Indiana (-0.8 percent each).

Regional Unemployment (Seasonally Adjusted)

The West recorded the highest regional unemployment rate in August, 10.6 percent, 
while the Northeast reported the lowest rate, 8.2 percent. Over the month, the 
Midwest was the only region to experience a statistically significant jobless rate 
change (+0.2 percentage point). Two of the regions had significant rate changes from 
a year earlier, both decreases: the Midwest (-0.5 percentage point) and West 
(-0.4 point). (See table 1.)

Among the nine geographic divisions, the Pacific continued to report the highest 
jobless rate, 11.2 percent in August. The West North Central again registered the 
lowest rate, 6.9 percent. Over the month, the East North Central was the only 
division to experience a statistically significant unemployment rate change 
(+0.2 percentage point). The East North Central also recorded the only significant 
rate change among divisions over the year (-0.6 percentage point).

State Unemployment (Seasonally Adjusted)

Nevada continued to report the highest unemployment rate among the states, 13.4 
percent in August. California posted the next highest rate, 12.1 percent. North 
Dakota registered the lowest jobless rate, 3.5 percent, followed by Nebraska, 4.2 
percent. In total, 25 states reported jobless rates significantly lower than the 
U.S. figure of 9.1 percent, 8 states and the District of Columbia had measurably 
higher rates, and 17 states had rates that were not appreciably different from that 
of the nation. (See tables A and 3.)

Seven states experienced statistically significant over-the-month unemployment rate 
increases in August. Illinois and Pennsylvania reported the largest of these 
(+0.4 percentage point each), followed by North Carolina (+0.3 point); Maryland, 
North Dakota, and Virginia (+0.2 point each); and Georgia (+0.1 point). The District 
of Columbia also posted a significant over-the-month rate increase (+0.3 percentage 
point). The remaining 43 states recorded jobless rates that were not measurably 
different from those of a month earlier, though some had changes that were at least 
as large numerically as the significant changes.

New Mexico registered the largest jobless rate decrease from August 2010 (-1.9 
percentage points). Four additional states reported smaller but also statistically 
significant decreases over the year: Oklahoma (-1.4 percentage points), Indiana 
(-1.3 points), Oregon (-1.1 points), and Florida (-0.9 point). The District of 
Columbia posted the only significant rate increase from a year earlier (+1.3 
percentage points). Forty-five states recorded unemployment rates that were 
not appreciably different from those of a year earlier.

Nonfarm Payroll Employment (Seasonally Adjusted)

Over the month, 13 states and the District of Columbia recorded statistically 
significant changes in employment. The largest over-the-month statistically 
significant declines in employment occurred in New York (-22,700), Georgia (-18,200),
and the District of Columbia (-12,500). The largest over-the-month statistically
significant job gains occurred in Minnesota (+28,400), North Carolina (+16,500),
and Arizona (+15,400). (See tables B and 5.)

Over the year, 25 states experienced statistically significant changes in 
employment, 24 of which were increases. The largest increase occurred in Texas 
(+253,200), followed by California (+171,300), New York (+83,400), Ohio (+80,300), 
and Michigan (+79,800). The only state with an over-the-year statistically 
significant decrease in employment was Georgia (-29,500). (See table C.)

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The Metropolitan Area Employment and Unemployment news release for August is 
scheduled to be released on Wednesday, September 28, 2011, at 10:00 a.m. (EDT). The 
Regional and State Employment and Unemployment news release for September is 
scheduled to be released on Friday, October 21, 2011, at 10:00 a.m. (EDT).



Table A.  States with unemployment rates significantly differ-
ent from that of the U.S., August 2011, seasonally adjusted   
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                State                |          Rate(p)       
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United States (1) ...................|           9.1          
                                     |                        
Alaska ..............................|           7.7          
California ..........................|          12.1          
Delaware ............................|           8.1          
District of Columbia ................|          11.1          
Florida .............................|          10.7          
Georgia .............................|          10.2          
Hawaii ..............................|           6.2          
Iowa ................................|           6.1          
Kansas ..............................|           6.7          
Louisiana ...........................|           7.2          
                                     |                        
Maine ...............................|           7.6          
Maryland ............................|           7.3          
Massachusetts .......................|           7.4          
Michigan ............................|          11.2          
Minnesota ...........................|           7.2          
Montana .............................|           7.8          
Nebraska ............................|           4.2          
Nevada ..............................|          13.4          
New Hampshire .......................|           5.3          
New Mexico ..........................|           6.6          
                                     |                        
New York ............................|           8.0          
North Carolina ......................|          10.4          
North Dakota ........................|           3.5          
Oklahoma ............................|           5.6          
Pennsylvania ........................|           8.2          
Rhode Island ........................|          10.6          
South Carolina ......................|          11.1          
South Dakota ........................|           4.7          
Texas ...............................|           8.5          
Utah ................................|           7.6          
                                     |                        
Vermont .............................|           5.9          
Virginia ............................|           6.3          
Wisconsin ...........................|           7.9          
Wyoming .............................|           5.8          
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   1 Data are not preliminary.
   p = preliminary.



Table B.  States with statistically significant employment changes from
July 2011 to August 2011, seasonally adjusted
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                              |   July      |   August    | Over-the-month
           State              |   2011      |   2011(p)   |    change(p)  
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Arizona.......................|   2,393,000 |   2,408,400 |      15,400   
Connecticut...................|   1,626,300 |   1,617,700 |      -8,600   
District of Columbia..........|     714,100 |     701,600 |     -12,500   
Georgia.......................|   3,816,400 |   3,798,200 |     -18,200   
Hawaii........................|     595,300 |     590,200 |      -5,100   
Idaho.........................|     605,700 |     608,900 |       3,200   
Kansas........................|   1,320,000 |   1,325,400 |       5,400   
Massachusetts.................|   3,244,500 |   3,235,600 |      -8,900   
Minnesota.....................|   2,653,700 |   2,682,100 |      28,400   
New York......................|   8,660,200 |   8,637,500 |     -22,700   
                              |             |             |               
North Carolina................|   3,866,000 |   3,882,500 |      16,500   
Rhode Island..................|     467,200 |     460,900 |      -6,300   
South Dakota..................|     408,800 |     406,500 |      -2,300   
Utah..........................|   1,213,000 |   1,218,000 |       5,000   
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   p = preliminary.



Table C.  States with statistically significant employment changes from
August 2010 to August 2011, seasonally adjusted
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                              |   August    |   August    | Over-the-year
           State              |   2010      |   2011(p)   |   change(p)
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Arizona.......................|   2,368,700 |   2,408,400 |      39,700
California....................|  13,885,900 |  14,057,200 |     171,300
Georgia.......................|   3,827,700 |   3,798,200 |     -29,500
Hawaii........................|     581,800 |     590,200 |       8,400
Illinois......................|   5,617,700 |   5,660,100 |      42,400
Iowa..........................|   1,466,200 |   1,486,200 |      20,000
Kentucky......................|   1,771,400 |   1,793,300 |      21,900
Louisiana.....................|   1,880,500 |   1,912,100 |      31,600
Massachusetts.................|   3,187,600 |   3,235,600 |      48,000
Michigan......................|   3,854,600 |   3,934,400 |      79,800
                              |             |             |            
Minnesota.....................|   2,637,800 |   2,682,100 |      44,300
Nebraska......................|     940,200 |     956,600 |      16,400
New Hampshire.................|     621,800 |     632,500 |      10,700
New York......................|   8,554,100 |   8,637,500 |      83,400
North Dakota..................|     376,100 |     395,000 |      18,900
Ohio..........................|   5,036,200 |   5,116,500 |      80,300
Oklahoma......................|   1,524,000 |   1,566,700 |      42,700
Oregon........................|   1,599,300 |   1,622,500 |      23,200
Pennsylvania..................|   5,627,000 |   5,683,600 |      56,600
Texas.........................|  10,361,800 |  10,615,000 |     253,200
                              |             |             |            
Utah..........................|   1,182,800 |   1,218,000 |      35,200
Vermont.......................|     297,100 |     302,900 |       5,800
Washington....................|   2,774,400 |   2,815,900 |      41,500
Wisconsin.....................|   2,741,700 |   2,766,400 |      24,700
Wyoming.......................|     283,900 |     292,300 |       8,400
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   p = preliminary.




Technical Note

   This release presents labor force and unemployment data for census
regions and divisions, states, and selected substate areas from the
Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) program (tables 1 to 4). Also
presented are nonfarm payroll employment estimates by state and major
industry sector from the Current Employment Statistics (CES) program
(tables 5 and 6). The LAUS and CES programs are both federal-state
cooperative endeavors.

Labor force and unemployment--from the LAUS program

   Definitions. The labor force and unemployment data are based on the
same concepts and definitions as those used for the official national
estimates obtained from the Current Population Survey (CPS), a sample
survey of households that is conducted for the Bureau of Labor Statis-
tics (BLS) by the U.S. Census Bureau. The LAUS program measures employ-
ment and unemployment on a place-of-residence basis. The universe for
each is the civilian noninstitutional population 16 years of age and
over. Employed persons are those who did any work at all for pay or
profit in the reference week (the week including the 12th of the month)
or worked 15 hours or more without pay in a family business or farm,
plus those not working who had a job from which they were temporarily
absent, whether or not paid, for such reasons as labor-management dis-
pute, illness, or vacation. Unemployed persons are those who were not
employed during the reference week (based on the definition above), had
actively looked for a job sometime in the 4-week period ending with the
reference week, and were currently available for work; persons on lay-
off expecting recall need not be looking for work to be counted as unem-
ployed. The labor force is the sum of employed and unemployed persons.
The unemployment rate is the number of unemployed as a percent of the
labor force.

   Method of estimation. Estimates for 48 of the 50 states, the District
of Columbia, the Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale metropolitan division,
New York City, and the balances of California and New York State are
produced using estimating equations based on regression techniques. This
method, which underwent substantial enhancement at the beginning of 2005,
utilizes data from several sources, including the CPS, the CES, and state
unemployment insurance (UI) programs. Estimates for the state of California
are derived by summing the estimates for the Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glen-
dale metropolitan division and the balance of California. Similarly, esti-
mates for New York State are derived by summing the estimates for New York
City and the balance of New York State. Estimates for all nine census divi-
sions and the five additional substate areas contained in this release (the
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor and Detroit-Warren-Livonia metropolitan areas and
the Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, and Seattle-
Bellevue-Everett metropolitan divisions) and their respective balances of
state are based on a similar regression approach that does not incorporate
CES or UI data. Estimates for census regions are obtained by summing the
model-based estimates for the component divisions and then calculating the
unemployment rate. Each month, census division estimates are controlled to
national totals; state estimates are then controlled to their respective
division totals. Substate and balance-of-state estimates for the five areas
noted above are controlled to their respective state totals. Estimates for
Puerto Rico are derived from a monthly household survey similar to the CPS.
A detailed description of the estimation procedures is available from BLS
upon request.

   Annual revisions. Labor force and unemployment data for prior years
reflect adjustments made at the end of each year. The adjusted estimates
reflect updated population data from the U.S. Census Bureau, any revisions
in the other data sources, and model reestimation. In most years, historical
data for the most recent five years (both seasonally adjusted and not season-
ally adjusted) are revised near the beginning of each calendar year, prior to
the release of January estimates.

   Seasonal adjustment. The LAUS program introduced smoothed seasonally ad-
justed (SSA) estimates in January 2010. These are seasonally-adjusted data
that have incorporated a long-run trend smoothing procedure, resulting in
estimates that are less volatile than those previously produced. The esti-
mates are smoothed using a Henderson Trend Filter (H13). The H13 uses a
filtering procedure, based on moving averages, to remove the irregular
fluctuations from the seasonally-adjusted series, leaving the trend. The
same process is used on both historical and current year estimates. For more
information about the smoothing technique, see the BLS Web site at
www.bls.gov/lau/lassaqa.htm.

   Area definitions. The substate area data published in this release reflect
the standards and definitions established by the U.S. Office of Management and
Budget on December 1, 2009. A detailed list of the geographic definitions is
available on the Internet at www.bls.gov/lau/lausmsa.htm.

Employment--from the CES program

   Definitions. Employment data refer to persons on establishment payrolls who
receive pay for any part of the pay period that includes the 12th of the month.
Persons are counted at their place of work rather than at their place of resi-
dence; those appearing on more than one payroll are counted on each payroll.
Industries are classified on the basis of their principal activity in accordance
with the 2007 version of the North American Industry Classification System.

   Method of estimation. The employment data are estimated using a "link rela-
tive" technique in which a ratio (link relative) of current-month employment to
that of the previous month is computed from a sample of establishments reporting
for both months. The estimates of employment for the current month are obtained
by multiplying the estimates for the previous month by these ratios. Small-do-
main models are used as the official estimators for the approximately 39 percent
of CES published series which have insufficient sample for direct sample-based
estimates.

   Annual revisions. Employment estimates are adjusted annually to a complete
count of jobs, called benchmarks, derived principally from tax reports that are
submitted by employers who are covered under state unemployment insurance (UI)
laws. The benchmark information is used to adjust the monthly estimates between
the new benchmark and the preceding one and also to establish the level of em-
ployment for the new benchmark month. Thus, the benchmarking process establishes
the level of employment, and the sample is used to measure the month-to-month
changes in the level for the subsequent months.

   Seasonal adjustment. Payroll employment data are seasonally adjusted at the
statewide supersector level. In some states, the seasonally adjusted payroll em-
ployment total is computed by aggregating the independently adjusted supersector
series. In other states, the seasonally adjusted payroll employment total is in-
dependently adjusted. Revisions of historical data for the most recent 5 years
are made once a year, coincident with annual benchmark adjustments.

   Caution on aggregating state data. State estimation procedures are designed
to produce accurate data for each individual state. BLS independently develops a
national employment series; state estimates are not forced to sum to national
totals. Because each state series is subject to larger sampling and nonsampling
errors than the national series, summing them cumulates individual state level
errors and can cause significant distortions at an aggregate level. Due to these
statistical limitations, BLS does not compile a "sum-of-states" employment series,
and cautions users that such a series is subject to a relatively large and vola-
tile error structure.

Reliability of the estimates

   The estimates presented in this release are based on sample surveys, adminis-
trative data, and modeling and, thus, are subject to sampling and other types of
errors. Sampling error is a measure of sampling variability--that is, variation
that occurs by chance because a sample rather than the entire population is sur-
veyed. Survey data also are subject to nonsampling errors, such as those which
can be introduced into the data collection and processing operations. Estimates
not directly derived from sample surveys are subject to additional errors re-
sulting from the specific estimation processes used. The sums of individual items
may not always equal the totals shown in the same tables because of rounding. Un-
employment rates are computed from unrounded data and thus may differ slightly
from rates computed using the rounded data displayed in the tables.

   Use of error measures. In 2005, the LAUS program introduced several improve-
ments to its methodology. Among these were the development of model-based error
measures for the monthly estimates and the estimates of over-the-month changes.
The introductory section of this release preserves the long-time practice of
highlighting the direction of the movements in regional and state unemployment
rates and state nonfarm payroll employment regardless of their statistical signi-
ficance. The remainder of the analysis in the release takes statistical signifi-
cance into consideration.

   Labor force and unemployment estimates. Model-based error measures for 
seasonally adjusted and not seasonally adjusted data and for over-the-month
and over-the-year changes are available online at www.bls.gov/lau/lastderr.htm.
BLS uses a 90-percent confidence level in determining whether changes in LAUS
unemployment rates are statistically significant. The average magnitude of the
current year over-the-month change in a state unemployment rate that is required
for statistical significance at the 90-percent confidence level is just
over 0.2 percentage point; the average amount of the current over-the-year
change in a state rate for significance is about 0.9 point. More details can be found
on the Web site. Measures of nonsampling error are not available, but additional
information on the subject is provided in Employment and Earnings Online at
www.bls.gov/opub/ee/home.htm.

   Employment estimates. Measures of sampling error for state CES data at the
total nonfarm and supersector level and for metropolitan area CES data at the
total nonfarm level are available online at www.bls.gov/sae/790stderr.htm. BLS
uses a 90-percent confidence level in determining whether changes in CES employ-
ment levels are statistically significant. Information on recent benchmark revi-
sions for states is available on the Internet at www.bls.gov/sae/.

Additional information

   More complete information on the technical procedures used to develop these
estimates and additional data appear in Employment and Earnings Online.

   Estimates of labor force and unemployment from the LAUS program, as well as
nonfarm employment from the CES program, for 380 metropolitan areas and
metropolitan New England City and Town Areas (NECTAs) are available in the news
release, Metropolitan Area Employment and Unemployment. Estimates of labor
force, employment, and unemployment for approximately 7,300 subnational areas are
available on the Internet at www.bls.gov/lau/. Employment data from the CES program
for states and metropolitan areas are available on the Internet at www.bls.gov/sae/.

   Information in this release will be made available to sensory impaired in-
dividuals upon request. Voice phone: (202) 691-5200; Federal Relay Service:
(800) 877-8339.




LABOR FORCE DATA                                                                                                LABOR FORCE DATA


Table 1.  Civilian labor force and unemployment by census region and division, seasonally adjusted (1)

(Numbers in thousands)
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                        Unemployed                              
                                                                                                                                
                             Civilian labor force                                                                               
 Census region and                                                                                                              
      division                                                          Number                      Percent of labor force      
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                       Aug.     June     July     Aug.     Aug.     June     July     Aug.     Aug.     June     July     Aug.  
                       2010     2011     2011     2011     2010     2011     2011     2011     2010     2011     2011     2011  
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Northeast........... 28,177.7 28,118.5 28,004.3 27,994.4  2,423.6  2,273.5  2,286.7  2,303.0    8.6      8.1      8.2      8.2  
                                                                                                                                
  New England.......  7,758.5  7,739.2  7,701.7  7,688.2    650.2    606.8    607.0    600.1    8.4      7.8      7.9      7.8  
  Middle Atlantic... 20,419.2 20,379.3 20,302.6 20,306.3  1,773.4  1,666.7  1,679.7  1,703.0    8.7      8.2      8.3      8.4  
                                                                                                                                
South............... 55,115.3 55,495.2 55,387.9 55,357.2  5,082.0  4,957.6  5,007.2  5,041.5    9.2      8.9      9.0      9.1  
                                                                                                                                
  South Atlantic.... 29,238.6 29,315.7 29,281.7 29,270.2  2,882.0  2,723.9  2,757.1  2,794.5    9.9      9.3      9.4      9.5  
  East South Central  8,551.9  8,782.2  8,745.2  8,721.3    824.0    867.4    864.5    855.6    9.6      9.9      9.9      9.8  
  West South Central 17,324.9 17,397.3 17,361.0 17,365.6  1,376.0  1,366.3  1,385.6  1,391.4    7.9      7.9      8.0      8.0  
                                                                                                                                
Midwest............. 34,407.6 34,362.8 34,278.7 34,289.3  3,167.2  2,849.1  2,915.9  2,980.4    9.2      8.3      8.5      8.7  
                                                                                                                                
  East North Central 23,485.1 23,371.7 23,312.3 23,315.6  2,382.7  2,107.2  2,168.5  2,223.6   10.1      9.0      9.3      9.5  
  West North Central 10,922.4 10,991.1 10,966.4 10,973.7    784.5    741.9    747.4    756.7    7.2      6.8      6.8      6.9  
                                                                                                                                
West................ 35,698.0 35,539.9 35,449.1 35,422.1  3,932.8  3,689.8  3,725.6  3,737.6   11.0     10.4     10.5     10.6  
                                                                                                                                
  Mountain.......... 11,059.5 11,025.3 10,988.1 10,967.0  1,063.1    981.0    983.4    986.9    9.6      8.9      8.9      9.0  
  Pacific........... 24,638.5 24,514.6 24,461.0 24,455.1  2,869.7  2,708.7  2,742.2  2,750.7   11.6     11.0     11.2     11.2  

   1 Census region estimates are derived by summing the census division model-based estimates.
   NOTE: Data refer to place of residence. The States (including the District of Columbia) that compose the various census
divisions are: New England: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont; Middle Atlantic: New
Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania; South Atlantic: Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina,
South Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia; East South Central: Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi, and Tennessee; West South
Central: Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas; East North Central: Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, and Wisconsin; West
North Central: Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota; Mountain: Arizona, Colorado, Idaho,
Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming; and Pacific: Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon, and Washington. Estimates for
the current year are subject to revision early in the following calendar year.




LABOR FORCE DATA                                                                                                LABOR FORCE DATA


Table 2.  Civilian labor force and unemployment by census region and division, not seasonally adjusted (1)

(Numbers in thousands)
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                        Unemployed                              
                                                                                                                                
                             Civilian labor force                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
 Census region and                                                      Number                      Percent of labor force      
      division                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                            July             August             July             August             July             August     
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                       2010     2011     2010     2011     2010     2011     2010     2011     2010     2011     2010     2011  
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Northeast........... 28,630.0 28,427.8 28,517.1 28,406.0  2,524.5  2,360.0  2,420.9  2,272.8    8.8      8.3      8.5      8.0  
                                                                                                                                
  New England.......  7,880.9  7,817.8  7,868.6  7,813.0    670.8    623.1    646.8    580.1    8.5      8.0      8.2      7.4  
  Middle Atlantic... 20,749.1 20,610.0 20,648.5 20,593.1  1,853.8  1,737.0  1,774.2  1,692.7    8.9      8.4      8.6      8.2  
                                                                                                                                
South............... 55,617.5 55,925.6 55,391.0 55,651.4  5,258.8  5,181.9  5,197.5  5,070.2    9.5      9.3      9.4      9.1  
                                                                                                                                
  South Atlantic.... 29,550.2 29,620.4 29,438.4 29,449.0  2,976.7  2,847.8  2,964.3  2,841.2   10.1      9.6     10.1      9.6  
  East South Central  8,630.1  8,791.1  8,578.1  8,738.9    849.7    876.6    826.8    836.5    9.8     10.0      9.6      9.6  
  West South Central 17,437.2 17,514.0 17,374.5 17,463.5  1,432.4  1,457.5  1,406.5  1,392.5    8.2      8.3      8.1      8.0  
                                                                                                                                
Midwest............. 34,883.2 34,755.7 34,653.5 34,618.4  3,309.3  3,050.2  3,153.0  2,955.3    9.5      8.8      9.1      8.5  
                                                                                                                                
  East North Central 23,817.0 23,632.2 23,676.8 23,557.3  2,510.7  2,288.1  2,370.3  2,204.1   10.5      9.7     10.0      9.4  
  West North Central 11,066.2 11,123.5 10,976.7 11,061.1    798.6    762.1    782.6    751.2    7.2      6.9      7.1      6.8  
                                                                                                                                
West................ 35,948.8 35,702.8 35,924.4 35,667.9  4,025.5  3,836.1  3,970.1  3,710.0   11.2     10.7     11.1     10.4  
                                                                                                                                
  Mountain.......... 11,146.4 11,068.9 11,131.0 11,043.4  1,091.5  1,012.1  1,076.9    988.2    9.8      9.1      9.7      8.9  
  Pacific........... 24,802.4 24,633.9 24,793.4 24,624.5  2,934.0  2,824.1  2,893.1  2,721.8   11.8     11.5     11.7     11.1  

   1 Census region estimates are derived by summing the census division model-based estimates.
   NOTE: Data refer to place of residence. The composition of the regions and divisions is described in table 1. Estimates for
the current year are subject to revision early in the following calendar year.




LABOR FORCE DATA                                                                                               LABOR FORCE DATA
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED                                                                                         SEASONALLY ADJUSTED

Table 3.  Civilian labor force and unemployment by state and selected area, seasonally adjusted

(Numbers in thousands)
                                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                               
                                                                                           Unemployed                          
                                                                                                                               
                                  Civilian labor force                                                                         
                                                                                                                               
    State and area                                                               Number                  Percent of labor force
                                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                               
                           Aug.      June      July     Aug.       Aug.      June      July     Aug.     Aug.  June  July  Aug.
                           2010      2011      2011     2011p      2010      2011      2011     2011p    2010  2011  2011 2011p
                                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                               
Alabama................   2,114.2   2,168.7   2,163.7   2,163.2    192.5     213.9     215.6     213.4    9.1   9.9  10.0   9.9
Alaska.................     360.8     364.6     365.2     366.2     28.4      27.4      28.0      28.2    7.9   7.5   7.7   7.7
Arizona................   3,173.4   3,179.3   3,168.9   3,159.1    313.5     295.3     296.3     295.0    9.9   9.3   9.4   9.3
Arkansas...............   1,351.0   1,355.8   1,349.8   1,347.8    105.5     109.4     110.8     112.0    7.8   8.1   8.2   8.3
California.............  18,145.9  18,042.7  18,014.1  18,005.6  2,258.2   2,132.7   2,166.5   2,175.4   12.4  11.8  12.0  12.1
  Los Angeles-Long                                                                                                             
    Beach-Glendale (1).   4,878.0   4,872.7   4,848.5   4,843.1    623.1     585.9     597.9     604.3   12.8  12.0  12.3  12.5
Colorado...............   2,678.3   2,682.0   2,674.8   2,672.4    236.3     228.8     226.9     227.1    8.8   8.5   8.5   8.5
Connecticut............   1,896.6   1,886.2   1,876.0   1,870.1    173.2     171.6     170.0     168.9    9.1   9.1   9.1   9.0
Delaware...............     423.5     425.3     424.9     424.7     35.4      33.9      34.4      34.5    8.3   8.0   8.1   8.1
District of Columbia...     332.1     332.7     331.1     330.4     32.5      34.5      35.8      36.7    9.8  10.4  10.8  11.1
Florida................   9,230.4   9,235.5   9,220.7   9,201.1  1,071.3     983.8     988.4     987.0   11.6  10.7  10.7  10.7
  Miami-Miami Beach-                                                                                                           
    Kendall (1)........   1,274.2   1,314.1   1,306.0   1,294.9    156.5     176.8     170.1     158.4   12.3  13.5  13.0  12.2
                                                                                                                               
Georgia................   4,680.4   4,699.6   4,703.5   4,709.0    477.7     466.6     473.2     482.3   10.2   9.9  10.1  10.2
Hawaii.................     628.0     633.8     632.4     632.3     41.3      38.3      38.4      39.3    6.6   6.0   6.1   6.2
Idaho..................     757.8     764.0     761.4     759.0     71.5      72.1      71.2      70.0    9.4   9.4   9.4   9.2
Illinois...............   6,635.7   6,596.7   6,587.7   6,596.9    660.4     603.5     627.6     653.0   10.0   9.1   9.5   9.9
  Chicago-Joliet-                                                                                                              
    Naperville (1).....   4,090.1   4,059.0   4,056.5   4,078.1    404.6     378.2     400.3     423.5    9.9   9.3   9.9  10.4
Indiana................   3,136.6   3,114.1   3,108.9   3,113.8    312.9     257.5     263.6     271.1   10.0   8.3   8.5   8.7
Iowa...................   1,670.3   1,676.0   1,668.6   1,665.1    103.8     100.2     100.4     101.9    6.2   6.0   6.0   6.1
Kansas.................   1,499.5   1,500.7   1,496.0   1,496.5    104.8      99.0      97.8      99.7    7.0   6.6   6.5   6.7
Kentucky...............   2,078.7   2,115.2   2,103.8   2,095.5    212.1     202.9     200.6     198.1   10.2   9.6   9.5   9.5
Louisiana..............   2,086.2   2,045.5   2,037.8   2,032.1    160.2     160.3     154.2     146.7    7.7   7.8   7.6   7.2
Maine..................     695.3     697.5     694.4     693.9     53.6      54.1      53.5      52.6    7.7   7.8   7.7   7.6
                                                                                                                               
Maryland...............   2,977.8   2,990.4   2,982.2   2,976.3    220.2     208.0     213.0     218.3    7.4   7.0   7.1   7.3
Massachusetts..........   3,492.1   3,487.5   3,471.5   3,470.2    292.1     263.7     263.1     258.1    8.4   7.6   7.6   7.4
Michigan...............   4,777.9   4,718.1   4,700.1   4,693.3    581.2     496.2     511.4     525.5   12.2  10.5  10.9  11.2
  Detroit-Warren-                                                                                                              
    Livonia (2)........   2,062.0   2,016.5   2,010.2   2,015.6    270.3     239.6     250.4     258.8   13.1  11.9  12.5  12.8
Minnesota..............   2,961.8   2,974.1   2,976.5   2,979.3    211.7     200.9     213.2     215.2    7.1   6.8   7.2   7.2
Mississippi............   1,310.8   1,352.8   1,347.4   1,344.4    133.0     140.1     140.0     139.1   10.1  10.4  10.4  10.3
Missouri...............   3,006.4   3,032.3   3,022.0   3,025.3    287.5     267.5     263.0     266.6    9.6   8.8   8.7   8.8
Montana................     497.5     501.9     501.9     501.9     36.3      37.8      38.6      39.1    7.3   7.5   7.7   7.8
Nebraska...............     974.2     987.5     986.3     989.6     44.2      41.1      41.3      42.0    4.5   4.2   4.2   4.2
Nevada.................   1,346.1   1,309.3   1,309.9   1,314.2    201.0     162.7     169.4     176.2   14.9  12.4  12.9  13.4
New Hampshire..........     742.6     741.0     739.6     740.0     43.3      36.6      38.3      39.3    5.8   4.9   5.2   5.3
                                                                                                                               
New Jersey.............   4,489.3   4,497.8   4,496.5   4,501.5    419.6     428.6     427.9     421.7    9.3   9.5   9.5   9.4
New Mexico.............     953.7     938.3     932.6     929.7     81.1      63.9      62.4      61.4    8.5   6.8   6.7   6.6
New York...............   9,608.1   9,555.7   9,505.7   9,494.5    811.8     759.9     755.9     756.4    8.4   8.0   8.0   8.0
  New York City........   3,993.6   3,982.7   3,962.1   3,966.6    370.8     347.2     342.5     343.6    9.3   8.7   8.6   8.7
North Carolina.........   4,485.5   4,503.2   4,501.8   4,499.0    453.6     447.4     456.4     468.1   10.1   9.9  10.1  10.4
North Dakota...........     370.0     372.8     372.6     373.9     14.5      12.0      12.4      13.0    3.9   3.2   3.3   3.5
Ohio...................   5,884.9   5,880.1   5,862.7   5,859.1    583.0     516.9     528.7     535.6    9.9   8.8   9.0   9.1
  Cleveland-Elyria-                                                                                                            
    Mentor (2).........   1,080.3   1,077.8   1,075.5   1,079.7    100.5      83.3      85.0      87.0    9.3   7.7   7.9   8.1
Oklahoma...............   1,750.9   1,730.5   1,727.8   1,730.6    121.9      92.7      96.0      97.0    7.0   5.4   5.6   5.6
Oregon.................   1,982.5   1,991.5   1,990.7   1,993.1    212.2     186.9     188.4     190.8   10.7   9.4   9.5   9.6
Pennsylvania...........   6,321.9   6,327.4   6,302.7   6,308.6    541.0     479.5     494.4     516.2    8.6   7.6   7.8   8.2
Rhode Island...........     576.5     567.3     564.4     561.3     66.6      61.3      61.1      59.6   11.5  10.8  10.8  10.6
                                                                                                                               
South Carolina.........   2,159.4   2,157.5   2,160.9   2,163.8    236.6     226.1     235.8     239.2   11.0  10.5  10.9  11.1
South Dakota...........     444.0     448.2     447.2     447.1     20.6      21.2      20.9      21.1    4.6   4.7   4.7   4.7
Tennessee..............   3,049.8   3,143.6   3,128.1   3,118.1    287.3     309.0     305.8     303.8    9.4   9.8   9.8   9.7
Texas..................  12,137.6  12,264.0  12,241.5  12,252.8    990.1   1,002.8   1,023.1   1,036.6    8.2   8.2   8.4   8.5
Utah...................   1,362.9   1,355.5   1,349.8   1,345.4    103.7     100.1     101.4     102.0    7.6   7.4   7.5   7.6
Vermont................     360.0     361.4     359.8     359.8     21.6      19.9      20.5      21.1    6.0   5.5   5.7   5.9
Virginia...............   4,176.6   4,204.5   4,201.2   4,207.5    283.6     253.2     256.2     265.7    6.8   6.0   6.1   6.3
Washington.............   3,525.7   3,477.5   3,461.8   3,460.0    332.2     322.6     323.0     321.3    9.4   9.3   9.3   9.3
  Seattle-Bellevue-                                                                                                            
    Everett (1)........   1,491.9   1,469.0   1,468.5   1,472.9    135.4     129.1     131.4     130.9    9.1   8.8   8.9   8.9
West Virginia..........     779.1     780.9     774.9     773.1     71.5      66.0      63.0      62.6    9.2   8.5   8.1   8.1
Wisconsin..............   3,049.5   3,066.4   3,058.1   3,055.9    244.4     234.5     239.1     239.9    8.0   7.6   7.8   7.9
Wyoming................     292.8     293.0     291.9     291.4     19.9      17.2      16.8      17.0    6.8   5.9   5.7   5.8
                                                                                                                               
Puerto Rico............   1,288.1   1,278.6   1,272.8   1,264.3    201.1     191.0     197.0     201.8   15.6  14.9  15.5  16.0

   1 Metropolitan division.
   2 Metropolitan statistical area.
   p = preliminary.
   NOTE: Data refer to place of residence. Data for Puerto Rico are derived from a monthly household survey similar to the
Current Population Survey. Area definitions are based on Office of Management and Budget Bulletin No. 10-02, dated December 1,
2009, and are available at www.bls.gov/lau/lausmsa.htm. Estimates for the latest month are subject to revision the following
month.




LABOR FORCE DATA                                                                                                   LABOR FORCE DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED                                                                                     NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED

Table 4.  Civilian labor force and unemployment by state and selected area, not seasonally adjusted

(Numbers in thousands)
                                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                   
                                                                                             Unemployed                            
                                                                                                                                   
                                  Civilian labor force                                                                             
                                                                                                                                   
    State and area                                                               Number                    Percent of labor force  
                                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                   
                                July               August               July               August            July         August   
                                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                   
                           2010      2011      2010     2011p      2010      2011      2010     2011p    2010   2011   2010   2011p
                                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                   
Alabama................   2,126.1   2,168.6   2,124.2   2,174.6    198.4     218.4     199.1     211.2    9.3   10.1    9.4    9.7 
Alaska.................     369.1     375.3     366.9     372.9     25.8      25.7      25.9      24.8    7.0    6.8    7.0    6.7 
Arizona................   3,181.5   3,171.5   3,181.7   3,160.5    331.8     308.0     326.2     296.9   10.4    9.7   10.3    9.4 
Arkansas...............   1,368.5   1,371.4   1,354.8   1,358.2    111.5     116.1     104.3     109.1    8.1    8.5    7.7    8.0 
California.............  18,256.7  18,129.5  18,264.8  18,115.6  2,329.6   2,254.8   2,288.1   2,157.6   12.8   12.4   12.5   11.9 
  Los Angeles-Long                                                                                                                 
    Beach-Glendale (1).   4,899.0   4,857.7   4,905.3   4,863.4    657.7     642.0     648.3     615.5   13.4   13.2   13.2   12.7 
Colorado...............   2,704.0   2,702.6   2,703.4   2,699.3    238.1     231.1     234.8     223.8    8.8    8.6    8.7    8.3 
Connecticut............   1,930.8   1,907.2   1,922.1   1,893.4    181.7     175.1     177.7     169.8    9.4    9.2    9.2    9.0 
Delaware...............     427.8     430.4     426.0     427.2     35.8      35.8      35.7      34.1    8.4    8.3    8.4    8.0 
District of Columbia...     341.6     340.4     332.5     333.7     35.0      38.3      32.7      36.2   10.2   11.3    9.8   10.9 
Florida................   9,295.9   9,292.2   9,310.8   9,253.4  1,105.3   1,021.9   1,122.8   1,010.4   11.9   11.0   12.1   10.9 
  Miami-Miami Beach-                                                                                                               
    Kendall (1)........   1,286.4   1,307.3   1,295.0   1,305.1    166.1     164.0     175.7     163.5   12.9   12.5   13.6   12.5 
                                                                                                                                   
Georgia................   4,701.4   4,735.6   4,692.9   4,720.5    490.1     490.4     488.1     490.8   10.4   10.4   10.4   10.4 
Hawaii.................     633.7     639.0     628.5     634.3     43.9      40.7      42.2      41.0    6.9    6.4    6.7    6.5 
Idaho..................     765.6     769.0     763.1     763.0     68.7      67.3      69.7      66.1    9.0    8.7    9.1    8.7 
Illinois...............   6,715.5   6,668.8   6,672.1   6,651.8    703.8     663.7     662.1     663.3   10.5   10.0    9.9   10.0 
  Chicago-Joliet-                                                                                                                  
    Naperville (1).....   4,147.1   4,117.1   4,093.9   4,115.4    435.0     432.2     398.6     426.7   10.5   10.5    9.7   10.4 
Indiana................   3,177.5   3,149.1   3,156.7   3,144.7    318.9     269.7     314.6     273.9   10.0    8.6   10.0    8.7 
Iowa...................   1,684.0   1,683.4   1,671.5   1,668.3     98.2      95.5     100.5      99.4    5.8    5.7    6.0    6.0 
Kansas.................   1,521.8   1,519.6   1,497.9   1,502.0    111.6     103.7     106.2     104.1    7.3    6.8    7.1    6.9 
Kentucky...............   2,094.9   2,116.7   2,085.6   2,096.6    213.7     204.8     210.1     190.2   10.2    9.7   10.1    9.1 
Louisiana..............   2,115.5   2,079.7   2,101.8   2,047.3    168.7     163.5     172.1     149.3    8.0    7.9    8.2    7.3 
Maine..................     711.1     709.5     711.7     712.3     53.9      50.9      48.8      46.6    7.6    7.2    6.9    6.5 
                                                                                                                                   
Maryland...............   3,030.1   3,027.6   3,001.6   2,995.7    231.4     224.3     224.1     220.6    7.6    7.4    7.5    7.4 
Massachusetts..........   3,537.4   3,513.5   3,535.3   3,525.6    301.4     272.7     288.9     247.5    8.5    7.8    8.2    7.0 
Michigan...............   4,866.5   4,775.8   4,821.0   4,742.0    640.3     568.5     577.0     520.9   13.2   11.9   12.0   11.0 
  Detroit-Warren-                                                                                                                  
    Livonia (2)........   2,102.5   2,054.2   2,092.0   2,058.2    301.3     290.7     279.8     265.3   14.3   14.2   13.4   12.9 
Minnesota..............   2,992.2   3,022.4   2,987.8   3,009.8    211.5     223.0     209.4     201.4    7.1    7.4    7.0    6.7 
Mississippi............   1,332.5   1,362.1   1,301.2   1,337.8    147.7     151.4     125.7     133.7   11.1   11.1    9.7   10.0 
Missouri...............   3,047.4   3,055.3   3,013.6   3,043.2    296.4     264.1     290.2     271.7    9.7    8.6    9.6    8.9 
Montana................     506.1     511.4     505.6     509.6     34.3      37.0      34.0      36.0    6.8    7.2    6.7    7.1 
Nebraska...............     988.4   1,002.1     976.0     998.0     46.5      43.2      42.0      40.6    4.7    4.3    4.3    4.1 
Nevada.................   1,356.5   1,322.1   1,350.3   1,328.1    206.1     180.6     201.8     183.5   15.2   13.7   14.9   13.8 
New Hampshire..........     754.9     753.3     753.0     752.1     43.8      40.0      43.4      38.8    5.8    5.3    5.8    5.2 
                                                                                                                                   
New Jersey.............   4,562.0   4,576.4   4,526.5   4,551.3    450.2     444.5     418.3     405.8    9.9    9.7    9.2    8.9 
New Mexico.............     963.1     941.2     955.9     934.2     86.7      68.1      83.0      62.1    9.0    7.2    8.7    6.6 
New York...............   9,775.3   9,634.6   9,729.9   9,629.5    843.5     766.8     810.5     744.4    8.6    8.0    8.3    7.7 
  New York City........   4,035.3   3,989.0   4,021.9   4,009.0    391.4     349.5     378.9     349.2    9.7    8.8    9.4    8.7 
North Carolina.........   4,546.9   4,559.2   4,502.9   4,510.2    476.1     474.3     454.2     471.3   10.5   10.4   10.1   10.4 
North Dakota...........     379.0     382.9     378.7     385.0     14.1      12.4      14.0      12.8    3.7    3.2    3.7    3.3 
Ohio...................   5,963.6   5,941.7   5,949.4   5,931.7    597.5     548.0     576.2     519.8   10.0    9.2    9.7    8.8 
  Cleveland-Elyria-                                                                                                                
    Mentor (2).........   1,101.0   1,102.3   1,100.6   1,108.0    101.8      90.7     103.9      89.2    9.2    8.2    9.4    8.0 
Oklahoma...............   1,762.5   1,745.1   1,750.8   1,740.8    122.2     101.4     119.5      93.2    6.9    5.8    6.8    5.4 
Oregon.................   1,996.1   2,012.3   2,002.7   2,017.7    210.6     188.4     210.0     188.4   10.6    9.4   10.5    9.3 
Pennsylvania...........   6,411.8   6,399.1   6,392.1   6,412.2    560.0     525.7     545.4     542.4    8.7    8.2    8.5    8.5 
Rhode Island...........     581.9     569.7     583.1     564.5     68.6      63.9      68.1      57.7   11.8   11.2   11.7   10.2 
                                                                                                                                   
South Carolina.........   2,188.3   2,194.1   2,182.9   2,185.4    242.9     241.6     247.1     239.1   11.1   11.0   11.3   10.9 
South Dakota...........     453.3     457.8     451.2     454.8     20.2      20.2      20.4      21.2    4.5    4.4    4.5    4.7 
Tennessee..............   3,076.6   3,143.8   3,067.1   3,129.9    289.8     302.0     291.9     301.4    9.4    9.6    9.5    9.6 
Texas..................  12,190.7  12,317.8  12,167.0  12,317.2  1,029.9   1,076.5   1,010.5   1,041.0    8.4    8.7    8.3    8.5 
Utah...................   1,371.8   1,355.4   1,374.5   1,353.9    106.6     104.9     108.5     103.4    7.8    7.7    7.9    7.6 
Vermont................     364.8     364.5     363.5     365.1     21.2      20.4      19.9      19.7    5.8    5.6    5.5    5.4 
Virginia...............   4,227.2   4,259.6   4,204.2   4,243.1    291.0     263.8     289.1     276.4    6.9    6.2    6.9    6.5 
Washington.............   3,546.8   3,477.8   3,530.6   3,483.9    324.0     314.5     327.0     310.0    9.1    9.0    9.3    8.9 
  Seattle-Bellevue-                                                                                                                
    Everett (1)........   1,495.7   1,479.5   1,484.6   1,476.9    133.8     134.4     130.4     123.1    8.9    9.1    8.8    8.3 
West Virginia..........     791.1     781.3     784.6     779.6     69.1      57.4      70.6      62.3    8.7    7.3    9.0    8.0 
Wisconsin..............   3,093.9   3,097.0   3,077.7   3,087.2    250.1     238.3     240.4     226.3    8.1    7.7    7.8    7.3 
Wyoming................     297.8     295.9     296.4     294.9     19.2      15.2      18.8      16.3    6.4    5.1    6.3    5.5 
                                                                                                                                   
Puerto Rico............   1,285.8   1,269.1   1,281.5   1,257.3    217.8     207.2     206.6     206.3   16.9   16.3   16.1   16.4 

   1 Metropolitan division.
   2 Metropolitan statistical area.
   p = preliminary.
   NOTE: Data refer to place of residence. Data for Puerto Rico are derived from a monthly household survey similar to the Current
Population Survey. Area definitions are based on Office of Management and Budget Bulletin No. 10-02, dated December 1, 2009, and
are available at www.bls.gov/lau/lausmsa.htm. Estimates for the latest month are subject to revision the following month.




ESTABLISHMENT DATA                                                                                  ESTABLISHMENT DATA
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED                                                                                SEASONALLY ADJUSTED

Table 5.  Employees on nonfarm payrolls by state and selected industry sector, seasonally adjusted

(In thousands)
                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                      
                                 Total(1)                        Construction                   Manufacturing         
                                                                                                                      
      State                                                                                                           
                     Aug.     June     July     Aug.     Aug.    June    July   Aug.     Aug.    June    July   Aug.  
                     2010     2011     2011     2011p    2010    2011    2011   2011p    2010    2011    2011   2011p 
                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                      
 Alabama..........  1,870.7  1,870.1  1,872.7  1,867.8    87.9    85.9    85.5    82.2   (2)     (2)     (2)     (2)  
 Alaska...........    324.6    330.7    330.2    329.5    16.0    16.1    15.3    14.9    12.6    14.0    14.6    14.5
 Arizona..........  2,368.7  2,397.1  2,393.0  2,408.4   108.1   112.2   111.1   111.8   146.7   150.7   150.8   151.3
 Arkansas.........  1,165.4  1,174.1  1,173.8  1,171.9    48.5    46.9    48.6    46.7   160.8   157.3   155.6   156.0
 California....... 13,885.9 14,070.2 14,065.6 14,057.2   550.1   564.1   565.1   557.9 1,241.5 1,257.4 1,257.1 1,258.7
                                                                                                                      
 Colorado.........  2,222.7  2,238.3  2,241.7  2,239.9   112.4   105.6   103.4   106.5   125.7   126.0   127.7   127.4
 Connecticut......  1,613.3  1,623.4  1,626.3  1,617.7    49.6    50.0    51.1    50.2   166.2   166.6   168.7   167.9
 Delaware (3).....    415.1    411.2    412.8    411.1    19.2    18.7    18.7    17.8    26.0    26.4    26.2    26.0
 District of                                                                                                          
   Columbia (3)...    700.1    712.1    714.1    701.6    10.7    10.8    11.0    10.8   (2)     (2)     (2)     (2)  
 Florida .........  7,187.0  7,247.9  7,223.2  7,233.1   347.4   336.5   331.7   329.8   307.4   308.5   307.4   306.6
                                                                                                                      
 Georgia .........  3,827.7  3,819.2  3,816.4  3,798.2   149.0   138.1   135.7   138.7   344.0   346.8   348.6   346.1
 Hawaii (3).......    581.8    588.9    595.3    590.2    28.1    29.0    28.8    29.2   (2)     (2)     (2)     (2)  
 Idaho ...........    601.7    603.6    605.7    608.9    30.2    29.0    28.7    29.0    53.1    53.4    53.4    54.4
 Illinois.........  5,617.7  5,677.6  5,657.0  5,660.1   195.3   207.8   204.9   205.9   561.4   572.1   573.9   572.9
 Indiana..........  2,803.1  2,789.9  2,784.0  2,781.5   116.0   118.1   116.2   118.4   448.8   450.8   454.7   451.0
                                                                                                                      
 Iowa.............  1,466.2  1,479.8  1,488.5  1,486.2    60.4    62.1    63.8    63.0   200.8   204.4   206.3   206.1
 Kansas...........  1,328.5  1,315.4  1,320.0  1,325.4    53.8    54.2    55.3    54.9   160.1   161.6   160.9   162.8
 Kentucky.........  1,771.4  1,792.1  1,797.0  1,793.3    67.1    65.2    63.9    66.2   209.7   213.0   216.1   214.8
 Louisiana........  1,880.5  1,910.7  1,912.6  1,912.1   121.4   121.6   123.3   123.1   136.7   144.0   144.8   143.1
 Maine............    591.4    594.7    594.9    596.3    24.1    24.5    23.8    24.4    50.5    51.5    51.6    50.6
                                                                                                                      
 Maryland (3).....  2,519.4  2,514.1  2,525.5  2,523.0   144.3   137.2   138.5   139.7   114.3   113.2   113.7   114.3
 Massachusetts....  3,187.6  3,234.1  3,244.5  3,235.6   106.3   110.2   108.7   108.9   254.4   258.6   259.8   259.0
 Michigan.........  3,854.6  3,919.1  3,940.2  3,934.4   120.7   129.8   130.3   133.3   469.9   496.7   502.2   498.2
 Minnesota........  2,637.8  2,666.6  2,653.7  2,682.1    85.8    85.8    84.1    86.3   293.4   296.6   300.0   301.2
 Mississippi......  1,087.1  1,096.0  1,092.0  1,090.8    49.1    48.5    48.1    48.2   135.5   134.5   131.4   130.7
                                                                                                                      
 Missouri ........  2,656.4  2,655.6  2,655.5  2,652.4   104.7   104.9   107.2   106.5   243.5   251.9   254.8   250.3
 Montana..........    428.4    434.6    433.4    431.5    22.5    21.5    22.7    22.2    16.3    16.0    16.1    15.9
 Nebraska (3).....    940.2    957.0    954.8    956.6    41.6    43.1    42.7    41.7    91.8    95.4    94.8    95.2
 Nevada...........  1,114.7  1,115.3  1,116.0  1,116.7    56.7    54.4    54.6    54.6    37.6    35.8    35.8    35.7
 New Hampshire....    621.8    631.1    632.7    632.5    21.1    20.9    21.0    20.2    65.9    66.6    66.7    66.2
                                                                                                                      
 New Jersey.......  3,851.3  3,871.1  3,873.7  3,866.6   127.5   129.8   131.8   131.8   257.4   248.8   250.9   250.3
 New Mexico.......    798.1    804.2    802.4    805.5    43.5    39.4    40.0    40.5    28.9    28.9    28.9    29.0
 New York.........  8,554.1  8,627.3  8,660.2  8,637.5   304.8   305.5   304.1   303.2   456.8   454.8   456.4   455.8
 North Carolina...  3,861.4  3,872.2  3,866.0  3,882.5   174.6   169.2   169.2   169.0   431.2   433.6   434.9   433.7
 North Dakota.....    376.1    394.2    394.2    395.0    21.2    24.4    24.8    25.5    22.4    23.3    23.2    23.0
                                                                                                                      
 Ohio.............  5,036.2  5,106.9  5,117.2  5,116.5   166.9   170.9   172.9   173.8   623.3   629.6   637.3   635.7
 Oklahoma.........  1,524.0  1,561.3  1,564.6  1,566.7    67.0    70.3    70.8    70.6   123.1   134.2   132.7   133.9
 Oregon ..........  1,599.3  1,625.0  1,621.7  1,622.5    66.8    70.1    70.6    69.0   163.5   167.3   167.2   167.4
 Pennsylvania.....  5,627.0  5,684.5  5,682.1  5,683.6   215.8   218.2   219.6   219.5   562.1   573.2   573.2   575.4
 Rhode Island.....    460.5    465.5    467.2    460.9    15.9    15.3    15.4    15.0    40.3    40.7    41.9    40.8
                                                                                                                      
 South Carolina...  1,807.7  1,827.4  1,825.9  1,822.7    77.7    77.4    77.0    77.4   207.7   216.2   217.4   218.2
 South Dakota (3).    403.5    408.4    408.8    406.5    21.2    21.2    21.2    21.1    37.3    38.7    38.8    39.0
 Tennessee (3)....  2,615.0  2,617.8  2,632.2  2,632.7   106.0   108.9   111.6   111.8   297.8   300.3   304.4   300.1
 Texas............ 10,361.8 10,590.5 10,616.3 10,615.0   567.4   597.4   592.6   594.5   813.0   828.3   832.5   833.7
 Utah.............  1,182.8  1,203.3  1,213.0  1,218.0    64.9    64.4    66.3    65.6   111.4   115.6   116.2   117.3
                                                                                                                      
 Vermont..........    297.1    301.8    301.5    302.9    13.2    13.5    13.3    13.1    30.8    32.0    32.5    32.4
 Virginia.........  3,631.3  3,642.4  3,642.4  3,636.1   183.2   181.6   178.9   178.5   229.9   233.4   232.5   232.0
 Washington.......  2,774.4  2,809.6  2,820.8  2,815.9   139.7   136.6   137.4   137.4   257.7   264.5   263.6   266.8
 West Virginia....    748.1    752.2    751.7    752.2    32.9    31.8    32.5    33.1    49.3    49.6    49.7    49.4
 Wisconsin........  2,741.7  2,775.1  2,768.7  2,766.4    93.0    90.3    90.1    87.1   434.7   449.0   448.8   450.0
 Wyoming..........    283.9    288.7    291.9    292.3    22.5    22.8    22.5    22.6     8.6     8.8     8.8     8.9
                                                                                                                      
 Puerto Rico (3)..    915.8    921.1    923.8    913.6    31.2    27.1    28.1    28.7    86.0    81.5    81.9    81.5
 Virgin Islands...     43.8     43.1     42.4     42.8   (2)     (2)     (2)     (2)     (2)     (2)     (2)     (2)  



                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                     
                         Trade, transportation, and         Financial activities         Professional and business   
                                 utilities                                                        services           
                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                     
                        Aug.    June    July   Aug.     Aug.    June    July   Aug.     Aug.    June    July   Aug.  
                        2010    2011    2011   2011p    2010    2011    2011   2011p    2010    2011    2011   2011p 
                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                     
 Alabama.............   360.5   364.4   367.4   365.3    91.3    92.0    91.6    91.0   209.8   212.8   212.9   215.2
 Alaska..............    62.5    64.0    64.3    65.0    14.8    14.6    14.5    14.6    26.2    26.2    26.8    27.3
 Arizona.............   466.8   474.0   470.9   472.8   161.4   164.5   164.5   163.9   338.3   340.9   337.4   338.0
 Arkansas............   236.0   236.7   236.0   235.7    48.5    50.2    49.7    49.6   118.7   122.8   122.1   120.4
 California.......... 2,625.3 2,641.9 2,639.2 2,644.9   759.1   757.7   756.5   752.5 2,079.0 2,135.5 2,136.7 2,136.8
                                                                                                                     
 Colorado............   398.9   402.9   403.0   401.4   143.5   138.9   138.4   137.4   330.8   334.1   335.7   334.9
 Connecticut.........   291.3   291.8   292.5   291.8   134.9   133.6   133.3   132.6   190.9   192.9   193.8   193.4
 Delaware (3)........    74.4    72.5    72.4    72.1    42.7    42.4    42.2    42.3    54.8    52.8    53.6    53.7
 District of Columbia                                                                                                
   (3)...............    27.5    26.2    26.0    26.0    26.2    26.7    26.7    27.1   149.3   151.0   150.6   151.4
 Florida ............ 1,459.9 1,464.2 1,465.3 1,471.1   469.2   469.2   467.9   470.9 1,043.5 1,045.4 1,042.6 1,052.4
                                                                                                                     
 Georgia ............   810.1   814.5   813.1   809.0   203.1   193.7   193.2   192.7   520.7   531.6   530.4   532.3
 Hawaii (3)..........   109.9   107.9   108.9   108.5    26.6    26.4    26.9    27.1    71.1    74.0    74.1    74.3
 Idaho ..............   121.7   121.7   120.2   121.3    28.8    28.9    28.5    28.9    73.3    71.3    73.3    73.3
 Illinois............ 1,128.1 1,142.7 1,135.4 1,136.0   360.0   355.7   357.1   358.6   805.1   815.9   814.7   816.9
 Indiana.............   542.8   538.4   535.9   534.7   130.0   134.3   133.3   132.9   277.3   276.5   275.3   275.6
                                                                                                                     
 Iowa................   299.6   307.0   305.0   303.9   101.0    98.6    99.2    98.7   122.5   124.8   123.6   124.5
 Kansas..............   251.3   251.3   251.7   250.2    71.2    68.5    68.4    67.8   142.8   140.4   140.8   144.4
 Kentucky............   360.5   360.6   359.6   359.2    85.6    84.2    83.8    83.1   179.9   185.9   190.0   187.9
 Louisiana...........   363.5   369.8   370.4   369.8    93.2    94.3    93.6    95.2   194.6   192.2   192.1   191.8
 Maine...............   117.1   116.7   116.8   117.8    31.2    31.6    32.0    32.0    55.5    56.1    56.1    56.3
                                                                                                                     
 Maryland (3)........   439.4   439.6   442.4   441.7   142.5   141.1   141.9   140.5   385.9   393.9   395.8   394.7
 Massachusetts.......   546.6   548.6   551.6   553.6   207.0   209.2   210.0   209.6   462.4   474.9   475.2   474.5
 Michigan............   709.5   712.7   715.8   712.9   186.0   186.1   187.3   187.5   516.6   540.3   536.5   536.5
 Minnesota...........   490.4   494.9   499.8   503.9   171.4   170.6   172.6   172.4   314.5   319.1   321.7   322.4
 Mississippi.........   212.6   214.9   215.6   213.5   (2)     (2)     (2)     (2)      92.4    98.7    97.8    97.7
                                                                                                                     
 Missouri ...........   512.1   520.5   519.2   513.7   164.1   162.8   161.9   162.4   322.7   321.9   323.5   321.1
 Montana.............    86.9    88.7    89.2    87.6    21.1    20.9    21.0    20.9    39.1    39.0    39.6    38.9
 Nebraska (3)........   195.9   203.5   201.1   201.0    68.5    68.6    68.1    68.5   101.7   107.7   108.3   109.8
 Nevada..............   209.4   202.9   203.5   204.0    51.8    48.2    48.1    47.6   137.2   141.5   140.8   141.7
 New Hampshire.......   132.2   132.3   132.1   132.2    35.5    35.1    35.4    35.6    64.4    69.6    68.3    69.1
                                                                                                                     
 New Jersey..........   811.4   823.7   823.4   823.3   252.8   254.7   254.4   253.5   583.0   596.5   594.4   592.8
 New Mexico..........   133.6   139.3   139.1   138.6    32.7    33.4    33.9    35.0    99.4    93.2    94.0    93.9
 New York............ 1,462.3 1,471.1 1,469.3 1,463.1   667.1   674.0   672.3   673.2 1,104.1 1,137.4 1,143.9 1,132.5
 North Carolina......   712.1   720.4   721.7   718.1   198.8   204.9   203.4   203.2   484.5   493.1   496.1   500.0
 North Dakota........    81.1    84.8    84.5    85.1    20.5    20.7    20.5    20.5    28.1    28.7    29.9    30.1
                                                                                                                     
 Ohio................   947.7   954.2   954.4   953.1   274.7   275.7   277.8   277.0   626.7   639.9   646.5   644.0
 Oklahoma............   277.0   279.9   279.5   278.5    79.6    80.7    81.3    81.0   170.7   175.5   177.4   178.6
 Oregon .............   307.6   310.8   311.8   311.4    92.4    94.1    93.6    94.1   182.0   185.5   185.0   186.6
 Pennsylvania........ 1,083.8 1,096.5 1,096.0 1,097.1   310.2   309.5   309.9   311.6   689.8   698.0   695.6   698.7
 Rhode Island........    73.1    77.0    76.7    75.6    30.6    30.0    29.9    29.6    53.2    54.0    54.7    53.8
                                                                                                                     
 South Carolina......   344.8   351.2   352.4   351.7    97.2    97.3    96.3    96.0   216.3   222.7   222.0   223.3
 South Dakota (3)....    80.4    80.6    81.6    81.3    28.7    28.4    28.2    27.3    27.6    28.2    28.2    28.1
 Tennessee (3).......   556.2   559.2   557.7   555.5   137.6   138.6   138.9   139.1   304.8   309.6   311.1   316.5
 Texas............... 2,054.9 2,095.0 2,109.1 2,104.5   621.1   628.9   630.7   631.3 1,280.7 1,323.1 1,325.6 1,329.8
 Utah................   229.6   234.9   236.2   237.3    67.9    66.7    68.1    68.4   152.6   160.3   162.9   165.8
                                                                                                                     
 Vermont.............    56.1    56.5    56.5    56.9    12.2    12.3    12.3    12.3    23.2    24.4    24.3    25.0
 Virginia............   622.0   624.0   628.1   629.0   178.3   176.1   177.3   177.9   649.5   663.4   662.7   659.2
 Washington..........   516.8   519.8   525.5   523.5   134.2   136.9   138.1   135.8   325.9   348.4   349.3   347.2
 West Virginia.......   134.4   136.3   137.3   136.4    28.1    28.3    27.7    27.7    61.0    63.2    63.6    63.7
 Wisconsin...........   508.9   518.4   515.1   515.6   157.3   154.0   152.6   152.8   270.2   271.0   268.2   266.7
 Wyoming.............    51.5    51.5    51.5    51.1    10.7    11.0    10.9    10.8    17.6    18.4    18.5    18.4
                                                                                                                     
 Puerto Rico (3).....   169.9   171.6   170.4   169.6    44.7    45.0    45.1    44.9   105.8   105.8   108.3   106.8
 Virgin Islands......     8.2     8.2     8.1     8.2   (2)     (2)     (2)     (2)     (2)     (2)     (2)     (2)  



                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                     
                       Education and health services      Leisure and hospitality                Government          
                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                     
                        Aug.    June    July   Aug.     Aug.    June    July   Aug.     Aug.    June    July   Aug.  
                        2010    2011    2011   2011p    2010    2011    2011   2011p    2010    2011    2011   2011p 
                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                     
 Alabama.............   215.3   211.5   212.1   211.7   166.9   169.9   170.7   170.6   385.8   380.6   377.9   377.7
 Alaska..............    41.7    43.2    42.9    43.2    31.1    32.6    33.2    32.5    85.7    84.8    84.0    83.3
 Arizona.............   344.5   357.5   360.7   360.4   252.3   257.5   259.1   262.1   415.4   405.5   402.2   411.0
 Arkansas............   166.2   167.1   167.9   167.5    99.4   104.2   106.1   105.3   218.6   217.8   216.3   219.3
 California.......... 1,789.6 1,832.8 1,836.8 1,836.2 1,494.7 1,530.6 1,529.1 1,530.6 2,403.6 2,386.0 2,379.9 2,376.3
                                                                                                                     
 Colorado............   266.1   272.9   273.7   275.5   263.2   278.6   282.0   278.0   392.8   390.9   389.4   389.9
 Connecticut.........   307.7   314.5   314.8   317.0   134.0   134.7   132.9   133.8   245.3   246.1   246.3   238.9
 Delaware (3)........    65.5    64.5    65.1    65.8    43.0    44.7    45.0    44.2    63.9    62.6    62.9    63.3
 District of Columbia                                                                                                
   (3)...............   108.3   110.6   110.9   109.6    59.5    59.0    58.8    59.6   234.3   245.7   246.7   233.2
 Florida ............ 1,078.5 1,099.7 1,102.1 1,100.7   916.2   962.3   958.2   962.6 1,113.6 1,112.5 1,101.3 1,093.2
                                                                                                                     
 Georgia ............   488.0   492.5   493.3   491.4   374.2   376.7   376.7   372.3   674.9   660.6   659.9   652.4
 Hawaii (3)..........    75.9    77.9    79.5    80.1    99.7   100.2   101.5   101.2   122.0   123.6   125.6   119.9
 Idaho ..............    83.8    86.3    86.5    85.7    57.9    61.2    62.2    62.2   118.7   117.7   118.6   120.0
 Illinois............   832.7   845.2   847.7   847.5   513.2   523.1   517.4   518.0   857.8   851.7   846.1   843.3
 Indiana.............   426.5   436.2   433.4   432.7   272.1   270.4   272.0   271.3   440.2   418.6   416.8   419.1
                                                                                                                     
 Iowa................   212.1   216.1   216.1   217.0   128.3   136.4   138.2   136.4   254.0   246.1   251.7   251.5
 Kansas..............   179.7   184.9   186.4   185.1   112.9   112.2   111.2   113.5   266.6   254.0   257.2   257.8
 Kentucky............   249.4   253.6   253.6   254.4   166.7   179.8   180.9   178.4   332.8   329.2   329.0   328.3
 Louisiana...........   271.4   279.6   285.1   285.8   193.4   203.3   201.5   201.0   362.2   357.1   352.3   353.8
 Maine...............   118.6   120.9   122.4   122.4    59.8    61.0    60.8    61.6   103.1   101.5   100.5    99.9
                                                                                                                     
 Maryland (3)........   401.2   401.0   401.0   401.5   230.8   228.5   229.2   226.1   503.3   498.9   499.0   505.9
 Massachusetts.......   663.5   676.6   678.5   677.4   305.9   315.2   315.5   313.4   436.4   431.1   432.2   431.5
 Michigan............   616.0   629.5   632.3   632.8   374.3   373.9   372.3   370.6   631.3   620.4   632.3   630.3
 Minnesota...........   457.8   467.3   468.3   469.7   234.9   246.3   247.3   244.0   414.6   412.5   385.9   408.5
 Mississippi.........   131.8   134.5   133.9   136.6   118.2   121.3   121.1   119.1   246.8   243.2   243.5   243.9
                                                                                                                     
 Missouri ...........   406.0   403.0   406.4   406.9   271.7   269.7   269.3   268.9   452.3   445.2   437.8   445.5
 Montana.............    64.1    64.6    64.4    65.3    55.8    60.7    60.4    60.1    90.7    90.4    87.0    88.1
 Nebraska (3)........   136.2   137.0   136.3   136.3    81.1    81.7    82.4    81.5   169.6   165.4   167.2   168.5
 Nevada..............   100.1   104.1   105.2   104.7   307.6   318.5   318.6   317.6   155.6   150.0   149.7   151.2
 New Hampshire.......   110.0   111.7   113.2   112.2    62.5    67.7    69.6    71.5    96.5    95.0    93.9    93.7
                                                                                                                     
 New Jersey..........   605.0   614.5   616.9   617.8   334.9   341.6   340.1   335.7   638.3   620.8   621.1   625.3
 New Mexico..........   119.6   126.3   127.8   127.2    83.6    82.9    82.5    83.7   195.9   198.1   194.0   194.6
 New York............ 1,705.8 1,738.1 1,747.0 1,751.1   737.4   747.7   749.2   746.3 1,490.8 1,472.0 1,487.3 1,495.3
 North Carolina......   537.0   537.0   537.3   539.8   392.0   403.9   403.5   403.3   700.0   681.9   671.7   685.3
 North Dakota........    55.0    55.1    55.4    55.9    34.1    36.0    35.5    35.5    79.6    81.4    80.6    78.9
                                                                                                                     
 Ohio................   843.9   869.2   867.5   869.8   475.3   493.4   487.4   487.8   778.1   771.0   770.2   769.5
 Oklahoma............   203.1   206.3   207.8   207.8   138.1   145.3   144.5   144.3   336.1   338.1   339.3   340.9
 Oregon .............   229.0   237.0   236.6   236.8   162.1   169.5   170.9   170.3   299.1   294.0   289.9   290.3
 Pennsylvania........ 1,137.1 1,150.4 1,156.1 1,154.8   501.3   510.3   512.4   510.5   755.2   747.6   737.9   736.4
 Rhode Island........   102.2   102.9   103.5   102.8    50.2    51.7    51.3    50.2    62.2    60.1    60.4    60.6
                                                                                                                     
 South Carolina......   213.1   216.5   218.5   217.8   207.6   214.1   212.0   211.9   345.7   335.5   333.4   328.9
 South Dakota (3)....    64.7    66.1    66.4    65.7    43.1    44.6    45.1    44.8    78.4    78.3    77.1    77.1
 Tennessee (3).......   373.2   378.0   379.2   379.7   261.3   267.0   266.6   265.1   433.0   410.8   418.0   419.9
 Texas............... 1,390.0 1,419.2 1,422.5 1,432.1 1,006.2 1,037.6 1,043.8 1,042.4 1,863.3 1,864.5 1,853.7 1,844.3
 Utah................   155.6   157.4   157.3   157.9   110.9   112.8   114.3   114.9   216.9   215.1   215.3   215.4
                                                                                                                     
 Vermont.............    59.0    60.2    60.5    60.6    32.1    32.9    33.6    33.5    54.5    54.2    52.7    53.3
 Virginia............   458.3   456.5   459.9   460.7   342.4   336.2   337.5   337.1   696.7   703.4   698.9   699.1
 Washington..........   375.3   382.6   382.1   383.7   266.2   270.3   271.7   269.2   544.6   534.7   540.4   537.6
 West Virginia.......   121.0   124.0   123.7   124.4    72.3    72.5    72.0    72.1   152.4   148.9   147.6   148.6
 Wisconsin...........   418.6   426.5   424.8   425.6   251.2   254.5   253.8   255.8   421.1   416.7   421.1   419.6
 Wyoming.............   (2)     (2)     (2)     (2)      33.0    33.4    33.5    34.0    72.7    73.1    76.2    76.8
                                                                                                                     
 Puerto Rico (3).....   112.4   116.7   116.0   114.9    70.6    68.4    68.0    68.6   260.9   270.1   271.0   263.0
 Virgin Islands......   (2)     (2)     (2)     (2)       7.4     7.1     7.0     7.2    13.1    12.9    12.3    12.7

   1 Includes mining and logging, information, and other services (except public administration), not shown
separately.
   2 This series is not published seasonally adjusted because the seasonal component, which is small relative to the
trend-cycle and irregular components, cannot be separated with sufficient precision.
   3 Mining and logging is combined with construction.
   p = preliminary.
   NOTE: Data are counts of jobs by place of work. Estimates are currently estimated from 2010 benchmark levels. 
Estimates subsequent to the current benchmarks are provisional and will be revised when new information becomes
available.




ESTABLISHMENT DATA                                                                                  ESTABLISHMENT DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED                                                                        NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED

Table 6.  Employees on nonfarm payrolls by state and selected industry sector, not seasonally adjusted

(In thousands)
                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                      
                                  Total                       Mining and Logging                 Construction         
                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                      
      State               July             August            July           August           July           August    
                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                      
                     2010     2011     2010     2011p    2010    2011    2010   2011p    2010    2011    2010   2011p 
                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                      
 Alabama..........  1,870.4  1,868.0  1,868.6  1,864.0    12.0    12.5    12.2    12.7    89.8    86.2    88.8    83.0
 Alaska...........    348.2    355.3    346.4    352.4    16.4    17.2    16.5    17.2    19.6    19.0    19.8    19.1
 Arizona..........  2,318.1  2,337.4  2,349.3  2,390.0    10.9    11.0    10.8    11.2   112.4   112.7   112.2   113.7
 Arkansas.........  1,156.4  1,162.5  1,160.3  1,168.0    10.7    10.9    10.7    10.9    50.9    50.2    50.5    48.9
 California....... 13,806.9 13,993.1 13,829.2 13,996.1    28.3    28.5    28.4    28.7   572.3   583.3   574.7   583.2
                                                                                                                      
 Colorado.........  2,231.1  2,247.3  2,233.8  2,250.2    25.0    28.2    25.2    28.2   120.5   110.1   119.6   113.2
 Connecticut......  1,606.6  1,620.3  1,603.5  1,608.3      .6      .6      .6      .6    53.3    54.5    53.7    54.3
 Delaware ........    419.4    417.6    417.7    414.6   (1)     (1)     (1)     (1)      19.9    19.2    20.1    18.4
 District of                                                                                                          
   Columbia.......    729.7    723.5    705.4    708.5   (1)     (1)     (1)     (1)      11.1    11.2    11.1    11.2
 Florida..........  7,066.7  7,115.6  7,152.6  7,189.0     5.3     5.5     5.4     5.4   354.3   336.5   352.3   336.1
                                                                                                                      
 Georgia..........  3,818.0  3,793.7  3,834.9  3,801.0     9.3     9.1     9.3     9.1   151.8   138.8   151.4   141.4
 Hawaii ..........    580.2    589.6    576.9    585.0   (1)     (1)     (1)     (1)      28.7    29.2    28.4    29.1
 Idaho ...........    607.4    613.0    608.7    615.2     3.8     4.1     4.0     4.2    33.6    32.0    33.9    32.9
 Illinois.........  5,621.1  5,690.9  5,642.6  5,681.9     9.4     9.7     9.4     9.7   206.6   220.8   215.4   223.9
 Indiana..........  2,776.0  2,756.9  2,798.3  2,776.4     6.7     6.8     6.7     6.9   125.7   125.5   124.4   126.8
                                                                                                                      
 Iowa.............  1,456.9  1,476.5  1,454.8  1,473.6     2.3     2.2     2.3     2.2    67.9    69.5    67.2    69.2
 Kansas...........  1,310.7  1,308.2  1,312.0  1,310.3     8.5     9.3     8.5     9.3    57.9    58.8    57.6    58.2
 Kentucky.........  1,768.2  1,789.1  1,776.9  1,797.5    22.3    23.0    22.5    23.3    71.0    68.1    70.5    69.0
 Louisiana........  1,871.9  1,903.7  1,875.0  1,905.3    52.6    54.2    52.8    54.4   122.7   123.5   122.3   124.1
 Maine............    601.6    606.5    601.5    609.2     2.7     2.7     2.7     2.8    26.2    26.5    26.3    27.0
                                                                                                                      
 Maryland.........  2,532.4  2,538.9  2,528.6  2,526.8   (1)     (1)     (1)     (1)     149.2   143.3   149.3   144.7
 Massachusetts....  3,203.0  3,267.2  3,188.3  3,251.1     1.2     1.2     1.2     1.2   115.9   118.0   115.2   118.3
 Michigan.........  3,843.4  3,904.0  3,845.2  3,916.8     7.4     8.1     7.4     8.1   133.0   144.2   134.0   147.3
 Minnesota........  2,648.6  2,669.1  2,651.1  2,695.7     6.5     6.6     6.5     6.7    98.8    96.4    99.2    99.2
 Mississippi......  1,078.8  1,084.0  1,084.8  1,091.1     8.8     9.0     8.8     9.0    49.8    49.5    50.0    49.5
                                                                                                                      
 Missouri ........  2,629.2  2,639.5  2,647.3  2,637.4     4.4     4.4     4.4     4.4   112.1   113.3   111.4   111.9
 Montana..........    436.0    441.1    436.4    438.6     7.8     8.4     7.9     8.6    25.3    25.2    25.5    25.2
 Nebraska.........    939.5    956.2    940.8    956.8   (1)     (1)     (1)     (1)      45.6    45.7    45.4    44.6
 Nevada...........  1,115.6  1,110.8  1,113.0  1,111.4    12.7    12.8    12.7    12.8    60.4    56.4    60.5    57.6
 New Hampshire....    623.5    636.8    623.8    635.8     1.0      .9     1.0      .9    22.9    22.6    23.1    21.8
                                                                                                                      
 New Jersey.......  3,876.8  3,895.9  3,852.1  3,870.8     1.5     1.5     1.4     1.5   135.2   137.6   135.0   140.5
 New Mexico.......    796.5    798.4    796.8    803.3    18.8    20.3    18.8    20.6    44.8    41.4    44.8    42.0
 New York.........  8,553.9  8,671.6  8,521.1  8,623.0     5.7     5.8     5.8     5.8   324.3   326.6   328.1   328.7
 North Carolina...  3,804.9  3,813.9  3,872.9  3,884.8     5.7     5.7     5.7     5.7   179.9   172.6   179.4   174.5
 North Dakota.....    370.8    390.0    372.5    392.1    11.2    16.1    11.7    16.6    24.1    28.2    24.5    28.9
                                                                                                                      
 Ohio.............  5,043.0  5,119.3  5,048.0  5,118.2    11.6    12.0    11.6    12.3   182.5   188.8   183.0   188.3
 Oklahoma.........  1,519.2  1,549.5  1,518.1  1,557.4    43.8    48.5    44.3    48.3    68.4    71.8    68.4    71.7
 Oregon...........  1,596.7  1,619.0  1,596.8  1,622.5     7.2     7.1     7.2     7.2    72.0    74.0    72.5    74.7
 Pennsylvania.....  5,602.9  5,668.0  5,597.7  5,657.9    27.6    32.5    28.1    33.4   231.4   234.6   231.3   235.5
 Rhode Island.....    460.5    466.8    460.6    463.0      .2      .2      .2      .2    17.3    16.7    17.5    16.3
                                                                                                                      
 South Carolina...  1,808.9  1,830.6  1,812.4  1,828.9     4.0     4.2     4.0     4.2    79.6    77.8    78.9    77.6
 South Dakota.....    408.8    414.3    411.3    414.9   (1)     (1)     (1)     (1)      23.7    24.2    23.8    24.0
 Tennessee........  2,599.9  2,619.3  2,618.1  2,637.4   (1)     (1)     (1)     (1)     108.8   113.5   109.0   114.9
 Texas............ 10,293.1 10,568.2 10,321.8 10,593.2   208.5   249.0   210.7   247.3   572.9   603.0   574.2   605.7
 Utah.............  1,171.6  1,200.1  1,178.7  1,212.4    10.6    11.4    10.7    11.5    67.8    69.0    68.8    69.2
                                                                                                                      
 Vermont..........    294.2    296.4    291.8    298.1      .8      .8      .8      .8    15.2    15.3    15.1    15.1
 Virginia.........  3,631.1  3,635.8  3,622.0  3,626.3    10.4    10.3    10.6    10.4   189.7   183.2   188.9   184.7
 Washington.......  2,790.4  2,832.1  2,771.3  2,818.8     6.3     6.3     6.3     6.3   147.4   145.4   149.1   148.3
 West Virginia....    748.2    751.3    748.9    752.8    30.5    31.7    30.9    31.6    34.7    34.2    34.8    34.8
 Wisconsin........  2,755.0  2,792.8  2,760.0  2,791.2     3.3     3.4     3.3     3.4   103.5   100.9   103.8    98.8
 Wyoming..........    288.3    298.1    288.9    298.0    25.6    28.3    25.8    28.1    24.1    24.5    25.0    25.3
                                                                                                                      
 Puerto Rico......    920.0    916.7    908.2    905.7   (1)     (1)     (1)     (1)      32.5    28.3    31.4    28.9
 Virgin Islands...     44.2     42.7     43.8     42.8   (1)     (1)     (1)     (1)       2.0     2.0     2.0     2.0



                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                    
                              Manufacturing             Trade, transportation, and             Information          
                                                                utilities                                           
                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                    
                           July           August           July           August           July           August    
                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                    
                       2010    2011    2010   2011p    2010    2011    2010   2011p    2010    2011    2010   2011p 
                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                    
 Alabama............   237.1   238.0   237.0   237.4   360.2   366.6   360.4   364.3    24.0    23.3    23.9    23.2
 Alaska.............    22.6    24.8    19.8    22.2    67.4    69.4    67.5    69.7     6.5     6.6     6.4     6.6
 Arizona............   147.9   151.2   147.4   151.3   464.5   468.3   464.3   469.3    36.3    36.7    36.2    36.8
 Arkansas...........   161.4   156.3   161.6   156.5   235.9   236.8   236.4   236.7    15.5    15.9    15.3    15.8
 California......... 1,251.5 1,265.3 1,259.8 1,275.7 2,608.9 2,638.0 2,621.0 2,645.4   425.4   455.1   430.2   454.3
                                                                                                                    
 Colorado...........   126.5   127.8   126.6   127.8   400.4   403.6   400.9   403.0    71.4    68.3    71.5    68.1
 Connecticut........   166.6   168.5   166.3   167.7   288.1   290.0   287.4   288.0    31.6    32.1    32.0    31.9
 Delaware ..........    26.2    26.1    26.2    26.1    74.8    73.5    74.6    73.0     6.0     6.1     5.9     5.5
 District of                                                                                                        
   Columbia.........     1.2     1.1     1.2     1.1    27.5    26.0    27.2    25.7    18.8    18.8    18.6    18.4
 Florida............   307.8   307.0   307.2   305.5 1,443.2 1,457.1 1,447.5 1,462.1   135.2   128.9   135.0   128.9
                                                                                                                    
 Georgia............   345.3   349.4   345.7   348.1   809.2   810.2   810.8   807.0   100.8    99.4   101.2    98.0
 Hawaii ............    12.6    12.7    12.7    12.9   109.4   108.5   109.8   108.3     8.8    10.8     9.5    10.8
 Idaho .............    53.5    54.1    53.9    54.9   121.9   122.5   122.9   123.1     9.7     9.4     9.7     9.4
 Illinois...........   561.1   574.7   563.6   575.1 1,124.3 1,137.7 1,128.1 1,136.6   101.5    97.5   101.2    97.6
 Indiana............   451.8   455.4   454.7   454.5   545.7   537.2   545.7   537.6    35.9    35.6    35.8    35.5
                                                                                                                    
 Iowa...............   201.5   207.6   202.2   207.3   301.1   306.6   300.7   304.4    28.5    27.3    28.2    27.1
 Kansas.............   160.6   161.9   160.5   162.3   251.8   251.2   251.7   250.2    30.8    28.4    30.6    28.1
 Kentucky...........   206.4   212.1   210.6   215.7   360.0   360.2   360.9   360.1    25.9    26.0    25.9    25.8
 Louisiana..........   137.3   144.2   137.2   143.3   363.5   369.6   363.8   369.3    25.1    29.3    25.3    28.5
 Maine..............    51.1    51.9    51.6    51.5   119.5   119.4   120.0   120.7     9.3     9.0     9.2     8.9
                                                                                                                    
 Maryland...........   115.6   113.8   115.3   114.4   439.0   442.9   439.4   441.2    43.6    45.1    42.5    40.7
 Massachusetts......   255.5   259.7   255.7   260.2   546.9   553.1   546.9   555.2    85.9    90.4    85.6    84.0
 Michigan...........   477.9   493.6   476.8   502.2   716.5   718.0   716.1   718.5    54.9    53.6    57.0    54.1
 Minnesota..........   298.3   303.5   299.0   306.1   492.0   500.8   491.8   504.3    54.6    53.7    54.6    53.3
 Mississippi........   136.1   131.1   135.6   130.9   211.8   215.1   212.5   213.1    12.4    12.4    12.3    12.2
                                                                                                                    
 Missouri ..........   242.3   254.1   245.0   251.2   510.6   518.6   512.5   514.8    58.0    53.9    58.0    53.9
 Montana............    16.4    16.3    16.6    16.2    87.8    90.2    88.0    88.9     7.4     7.5     7.4     7.5
 Nebraska...........    92.0    95.2    91.8    95.3   195.8   201.6   195.6   201.1    16.9    17.2    16.9    17.2
 Nevada.............    38.1    36.1    38.0    36.0   209.4   203.6   209.6   204.2    12.7    12.6    12.4    12.5
 New Hampshire......    66.0    66.7    66.5    67.0   133.2   133.6   133.0   133.5    11.7    11.7    11.6    11.6
                                                                                                                    
 New Jersey.........   258.7   250.6   258.1   250.9   808.9   821.9   808.7   820.7    79.1    80.4    79.3    73.6
 New Mexico.........    29.1    29.2    29.7    29.6   133.2   138.7   133.9   139.4    13.7    13.6    13.7    13.7
 New York...........   458.8   457.3   459.6   459.0 1,453.3 1,462.2 1,454.7 1,457.6   253.5   255.3   253.8   239.0
 North Carolina.....   432.4   434.7   432.5   436.1   713.5   722.2   714.8   719.8    68.4    68.7    68.3    69.1
 North Dakota.......    22.7    23.5    22.7    23.3    80.7    85.1    80.9    85.4     7.3     7.3     7.3     7.1
                                                                                                                    
 Ohio...............   623.5   635.0   627.1   638.1   950.3   956.2   951.4   955.4    77.8    77.4    77.6    76.6
 Oklahoma...........   123.3   133.5   123.2   134.1   277.5   279.6   277.3   278.9    25.1    24.4    24.7    24.3
 Oregon.............   167.1   170.8   167.6   170.9   307.8   313.4   309.7   313.5    32.0    33.6    32.3    33.9
 Pennsylvania.......   565.5   577.7   565.1   579.7 1,072.6 1,088.0 1,074.2 1,089.0    94.5    96.9    93.4    94.1
 Rhode Island.......    39.6    40.2    40.5    41.0    72.9    76.7    72.9    76.1     9.8    10.3    10.2     9.4
                                                                                                                    
 South Carolina.....   207.3   217.9   207.7   218.7   345.7   353.3   346.2   351.8    26.1    25.8    25.4    25.5
 South Dakota.......    37.5    39.0    37.5    39.2    81.5    82.3    81.9    82.5     6.6     6.6     6.6     6.6
 Tennessee..........   299.4   302.6   300.1   300.4   555.0   557.5   557.2   555.4    44.6    44.0    44.2    43.9
 Texas..............   813.2   832.8   815.4   837.4 2,049.2 2,105.9 2,061.4 2,109.4   194.8   188.3   194.8   187.5
 Utah...............   111.8   116.4   112.3   118.0   228.8   235.1   230.2   237.4    29.4    30.3    29.1    30.6
                                                                                                                    
 Vermont............    31.3    32.5    31.3    32.5    56.6    56.9    56.4    57.2     5.3     5.2     5.3     5.1
 Virginia...........   230.8   232.2   230.5   232.2   622.0   628.3   622.8   628.9    76.1    72.5    75.2    68.0
 Washington.........   261.3   267.0   261.6   270.9   520.4   530.8   520.2   528.8   103.6   104.0   103.8   105.9
 West Virginia......    49.6    49.8    49.6    49.7   134.9   137.3   134.8   136.6    10.6    10.7    10.5    10.5
 Wisconsin..........   439.4   456.4   441.6   458.6   508.9   516.8   510.6   517.9    47.1    47.8    47.2    46.8
 Wyoming............     8.7     8.9     8.7     9.0    53.0    52.9    52.8    52.7     3.9     3.9     3.9     3.9
                                                                                                                    
 Puerto Rico........    85.5    81.8    85.9    81.4   169.7   168.3   167.5   167.1    18.5    19.7    18.7    20.0
 Virgin Islands.....     2.1     2.0     2.1     2.0     8.2     8.1     8.1     8.1      .8      .8      .8      .8



                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                    
                           Financial activities         Professional and business     Education and health services 
                                                                 services                                           
                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                    
                           July           August           July           August           July           August    
                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                    
                       2010    2011    2010   2011p    2010    2011    2010   2011p    2010    2011    2010   2011p 
                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                    
 Alabama............    92.3    92.4    91.9    91.7   212.8   213.5   211.9   215.9   214.3   210.4   215.5   210.7
 Alaska.............    15.4    15.0    15.4    15.0    27.6    28.6    27.6    28.7    41.8    42.7    41.6    42.9
 Arizona............   161.8   163.9   161.8   163.4   336.2   336.0   337.9   337.5   336.5   353.7   343.4   358.3
 Arkansas...........    48.8    50.1    48.7    49.7   118.3   121.6   119.0   122.1   163.0   165.1   164.6   166.1
 California.........   760.7   757.0   761.3   753.9 2,077.5 2,131.6 2,092.7 2,136.8 1,752.5 1,800.4 1,755.1 1,799.2
                                                                                                                    
 Colorado...........   144.2   139.8   144.2   138.8   336.3   343.2   336.8   343.3   263.4   272.7   264.8   274.4
 Connecticut........   136.3   134.3   136.3   133.5   192.7   195.7   192.4   195.7   302.4   310.4   300.4   310.0
 Delaware ..........    43.4    42.7    43.4    42.7    55.3    54.0    54.9    53.9    65.1    64.8    65.2    65.2
 District of                                                                                                        
   Columbia.........    26.4    26.8    26.3    27.2   149.9   151.8   149.5   152.1   103.0   105.4   103.0   104.0
 Florida............   470.6   470.0   470.0   470.3 1,031.9 1,037.3 1,036.6 1,039.8 1,065.8 1,081.9 1,069.9 1,087.0
                                                                                                                    
 Georgia............   203.6   193.7   204.1   192.6   522.7   529.5   524.1   535.9   481.8   487.1   487.7   492.0
 Hawaii ............    26.9    26.9    26.7    27.0    71.5    74.3    71.4    74.6    75.1    79.5    75.1    79.5
 Idaho .............    29.4    28.9    29.1    29.1    75.5    75.7    76.2    76.0    83.4    85.9    81.9    84.2
 Illinois...........   362.8   359.5   362.7   359.3   812.6   829.2   818.2   832.0   824.2   838.8   824.9   837.5
 Indiana............   131.5   134.5   131.4   134.3   277.3   276.4   282.0   279.5   416.8   422.1   413.5   421.5
                                                                                                                    
 Iowa...............   101.8    99.8   101.7    99.6   123.9   126.1   124.1   127.0   202.8   206.5   202.4   207.4
 Kansas.............    71.5    68.8    71.8    68.3   144.1   142.4   144.0   146.1   178.0   184.7   178.3   183.3
 Kentucky...........    86.3    84.1    85.9    83.3   180.3   189.7   180.7   189.1   248.8   252.4   248.9   253.3
 Louisiana..........    93.6    93.7    93.6    95.4   195.9   192.4   195.1   192.1   268.1   282.5   270.4   284.9
 Maine..............    31.7    32.6    31.8    32.7    56.7    57.7    56.8    58.2   117.2   120.6   117.0   120.7
                                                                                                                    
 Maryland...........   143.8   143.2   143.5   141.9   391.7   399.8   391.8   401.0   398.4   399.4   396.7   398.1
 Massachusetts......   210.2   214.1   209.9   213.3   471.3   482.0   470.1   483.2   650.3   667.5   648.0   662.7
 Michigan...........   188.4   189.7   188.3   189.0   507.7   534.6   515.4   538.7   607.5   622.3   607.9   622.9
 Minnesota..........   172.9   173.4   172.8   173.3   318.6   326.0   322.6   328.0   451.6   464.3   453.3   464.5
 Mississippi........    45.0    45.2    44.9    45.3    94.3    97.4    92.6    98.2   127.9   131.0   131.0   135.6
                                                                                                                    
 Missouri ..........   165.7   163.2   165.7   163.5   324.3   325.3   325.4   323.6   403.2   403.5   403.6   404.5
 Montana............    21.5    21.2    21.4    21.1    40.5    40.8    40.4    40.1    63.1    63.6    63.2    64.2
 Nebraska...........    69.0    68.9    68.8    69.0   102.9   110.4   102.6   111.0   134.2   134.9   135.5   134.9
 Nevada.............    52.3    48.0    52.0    47.7   134.8   138.9   137.0   139.8    99.5   104.2    99.5   103.7
 New Hampshire......    36.0    35.8    35.9    36.2    65.2    69.2    65.3    69.9   109.2   111.7   108.8   110.7
                                                                                                                    
 New Jersey.........   255.2   257.2   255.6   256.7   589.9   606.8   592.4   605.7   598.3   609.1   594.4   606.0
 New Mexico.........    33.0    34.3    32.8    35.0   100.6    94.9   100.9    94.8   116.1   124.2   116.7   124.5
 New York...........   673.9   679.6   674.2   679.6 1,116.9 1,158.4 1,116.4 1,151.1 1,644.1 1,687.8 1,638.4 1,680.5
 North Carolina.....   200.8   205.3   201.1   205.1   485.2   499.1   488.8   506.2   533.9   532.9   535.9   537.0
 North Dakota.......    20.6    20.6    20.7    20.6    28.4    30.3    28.5    30.4    55.0    55.7    54.9    55.9
                                                                                                                    
 Ohio...............   277.1   280.6   276.5   280.7   632.4   651.1   636.9   649.0   828.4   852.0   831.4   854.9
 Oklahoma...........    79.9    81.6    79.9    81.7   170.8   178.4   172.0   178.9   201.8   204.9   203.0   206.7
 Oregon.............    93.6    94.4    93.5    94.4   185.0   188.3   185.6   190.3   222.2   229.4   222.0   230.3
 Pennsylvania.......   313.7   312.8   313.5   313.8   694.7   703.0   696.8   706.2 1,112.2 1,131.8 1,108.3 1,124.2
 Rhode Island.......    30.8    30.1    30.6    29.9    54.2    55.4    54.2    55.2    98.5    99.6    97.9    98.6
                                                                                                                    
 South Carolina.....    98.5    97.6    98.3    97.1   216.3   223.4   218.4   224.6   211.0   215.9   212.1   216.4
 South Dakota.......    28.9    28.3    28.8    27.8    28.1    28.9    28.2    28.9    64.2    65.5    64.1    65.2
 Tennessee..........   138.2   139.4   138.2   139.8   300.7   309.0   304.5   315.7   371.6   375.8   372.4   378.0
 Texas..............   624.3   632.7   624.1   635.5 1,278.8 1,333.6 1,287.0 1,341.8 1,381.5 1,413.8 1,389.6 1,429.1
 Utah...............    67.8    68.0    67.9    68.6   155.4   163.8   155.0   166.2   150.7   152.3   151.6   153.9
                                                                                                                    
 Vermont............    12.4    12.5    12.4    12.4    24.0    25.0    23.9    25.8    59.5    60.0    58.3    59.7
 Virginia...........   180.3   179.3   180.1   179.6   654.1   668.5   654.9   665.4   442.6   443.3   441.6   445.9
 Washington.........   135.6   139.2   135.6   136.9   330.7   352.7   330.5   352.1   368.5   373.9   367.4   374.6
 West Virginia......    28.2    27.8    28.2    27.6    61.2    63.9    61.3    63.9   119.8   122.9   120.0   123.3
 Wisconsin..........   159.1   154.2   158.9   154.5   274.0   275.3   277.1   276.1   416.6   423.4   417.5   422.8
 Wyoming............    10.9    11.1    10.9    10.9    18.4    19.7    18.6    19.8    26.4    26.6    26.4    26.4
                                                                                                                    
 Puerto Rico........    45.4    45.1    44.7    45.0   105.9   107.8   106.2   107.2   105.7   109.0   106.9   109.2
 Virgin Islands.....     2.4     2.3     2.3     2.3     3.4     3.4     3.4     3.4     2.3     2.4     2.3     2.4



                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                    
                         Leisure and hospitality              Other services                    Government          
                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                    
                           July           August           July           August           July           August    
                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                    
                       2010    2011    2010   2011p    2010    2011    2010   2011p    2010    2011    2010   2011p 
                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                    
 Alabama............   171.0   175.1   171.2   174.9    80.9    81.2    80.3    81.0   376.0   368.8   375.5   369.2
 Alaska.............    38.1    41.4    38.2    40.8    11.9    11.6    11.9    11.0    80.9    79.0    81.7    79.2
 Arizona............   247.1   254.8   248.3   258.6    88.4    89.0    88.1    89.6   376.1   360.1   398.9   400.3
 Arkansas...........   101.9   109.2   102.2   108.2    43.6    45.4    43.4    45.4   206.4   201.0   207.9   207.7
 California......... 1,524.7 1,557.9 1,525.5 1,561.6   489.0   486.0   486.5   481.8 2,316.1 2,290.0 2,294.0 2,275.5
                                                                                                                    
 Colorado...........   275.1   291.4   276.5   288.3    94.1    92.6    94.0    93.5   374.2   369.6   373.7   371.6
 Connecticut........   144.3   144.5   142.9   142.8    62.3    61.7    61.9    61.3   228.4   228.0   229.6   222.5
 Delaware ..........    47.5    50.0    47.3    49.4    19.8    20.8    19.9    20.5    61.4    60.4    60.2    59.9
 District of                                                                                                        
   Columbia.........    60.4    59.4    59.3    59.4    65.6    64.2    64.8    64.3   265.8   258.8   244.4   245.1
 Florida............   906.4   959.5   903.6   951.6   310.3   312.0   309.6   308.5 1,035.9 1,019.9 1,115.5 1,093.8
                                                                                                                    
 Georgia............   382.8   386.7   382.3   380.3   155.4   158.0   154.2   156.6   655.3   631.8   664.1   640.0
 Hawaii ............    99.9   102.1   100.5   101.7    26.3    26.4    26.3    26.3   121.0   119.2   116.5   114.8
 Idaho .............    62.2    66.2    63.0    66.9    22.1    21.8    21.9    21.7   112.3   112.4   112.2   112.8
 Illinois...........   534.9   544.9   536.2   544.5   261.7   260.1   261.5   258.4   822.0   818.0   821.4   807.3
 Indiana............   281.9   284.1   284.6   282.7   108.9   106.7   108.1   106.2   393.8   372.6   411.4   390.9
                                                                                                                    
 Iowa...............   136.3   145.0   136.2   143.7    57.5    55.8    57.1    55.9   233.3   230.1   232.7   229.8
 Kansas.............   116.1   114.6   116.1   116.5    51.1    50.6    51.0    50.9   240.3   237.5   241.9   237.1
 Kentucky...........   173.2   185.2   173.2   184.7    72.2    71.4    71.9    72.0   321.8   316.9   325.9   321.2
 Louisiana..........   194.7   204.2   195.0   201.4    65.8    65.8    66.2    65.4   352.6   344.3   353.3   346.5
 Maine..............    75.4    77.6    75.6    79.1    20.4    20.1    20.2    20.2    91.4    88.4    90.3    87.4
                                                                                                                    
 Maryland...........   247.9   248.9   248.7   245.4   116.4   120.8   116.1   119.1   486.8   481.7   485.3   480.3
 Massachusetts......   335.5   352.7   334.6   351.7   125.0   127.3   124.0   127.4   405.3   401.2   397.1   393.9
 Michigan...........   396.9   397.9   400.1   396.5   168.1   172.0   168.0   172.1   585.1   570.0   574.2   567.4
 Minnesota..........   249.6   265.1   251.8   264.3   116.2   115.0   116.3   115.2   389.5   364.3   383.2   380.8
 Mississippi........   119.4   123.1   120.6   120.9    34.9    34.4    34.8    34.9   238.4   235.8   241.7   241.5
                                                                                                                    
 Missouri ..........   286.4   283.9   287.3   282.6   118.3   119.0   118.0   120.3   403.9   400.3   416.0   406.7
 Montana............    62.4    66.7    62.6    67.0    17.1    17.7    17.0    16.9    86.7    83.5    86.4    82.9
 Nebraska...........    83.7    85.7    84.9    85.7    37.2    37.0    37.1    37.2   162.2   159.6   162.2   160.8
 Nevada.............   312.2   320.9   310.6   319.9    34.6    35.0    34.6    35.2   148.9   142.3   146.1   142.0
 New Hampshire......    72.3    80.0    72.9    81.2    21.9    20.6    21.8    20.0    84.1    84.0    83.9    83.0
                                                                                                                    
 New Jersey.........   365.5   372.4   364.5   365.0   163.3   163.5   162.8   164.4   621.2   594.9   599.9   585.8
 New Mexico.........    86.1    85.7    86.3    86.6    30.2    29.7    30.3    29.8   190.9   186.4   188.9   187.3
 New York...........   783.6   806.9   783.4   802.3   368.3   373.0   367.2   373.4 1,471.5 1,458.7 1,439.5 1,446.0
 North Carolina.....   408.7   423.0   409.6   422.3   159.7   157.2   159.5   157.5   616.7   592.5   677.3   651.5
 North Dakota.......    35.1    37.0    35.3    36.8    15.4    16.5    15.3    17.0    70.3    69.7    70.7    70.1
                                                                                                                    
 Ohio...............   506.5   518.9   505.7   516.8   213.5   216.4   212.6   218.6   739.4   730.9   734.2   727.5
 Oklahoma...........   140.0   147.6   141.0   147.6    60.8    59.6    61.0    59.7   327.8   319.6   323.3   325.5
 Oregon.............   169.9   178.9   170.6   179.6    58.6    56.5    58.2    56.2   281.3   272.6   277.6   271.5
 Pennsylvania.......   534.2   550.3   538.0   548.4   254.4   257.2   254.0   257.3   702.1   683.2   695.0   676.3
 Rhode Island.......    55.4    57.6    55.2    56.6    23.1    23.6    23.0    23.5    58.7    56.4    58.4    56.2
                                                                                                                    
 South Carolina.....   218.6   227.8   216.9   224.4    68.8    68.0    68.5    68.3   333.0   318.9   336.0   320.3
 South Dakota.......    47.1    49.6    49.3    51.2    16.0    16.0    15.8    15.9    75.2    73.9    75.3    73.6
 Tennessee..........   271.0   276.4   270.5   274.6   101.9   101.4   101.3   101.2   408.7   399.7   420.7   413.5
 Texas.............. 1,024.8 1,068.5 1,026.9 1,063.0   363.7   375.0   362.7   374.3 1,781.4 1,765.6 1,775.0 1,762.2
 Utah...............   113.5   117.9   114.0   118.6    34.8    36.3    34.5    34.7   201.0   199.6   204.6   203.7
                                                                                                                    
 Vermont............    33.9    34.8    33.5    35.5    10.1    10.0    10.0    10.0    45.1    43.4    44.8    44.0
 Virginia...........   364.2   357.7   362.5   357.2   187.5   186.1   186.8   185.3   673.4   674.4   668.1   668.7
 Washington.........   277.7   283.7   279.0   284.0   107.1   106.0   107.1   106.1   531.8   523.1   510.7   504.9
 West Virginia......    75.0    75.0    75.7    75.2    55.2    55.5    55.1    55.6   148.5   142.5   148.0   144.0
 Wisconsin..........   271.8   279.0   273.9   282.3   138.4   144.3   138.2   144.1   392.9   391.3   387.9   385.9
 Wyoming............    38.4    39.7    38.3    39.4    11.8    11.7    11.7    11.6    67.1    70.8    66.8    70.9
                                                                                                                    
 Puerto Rico........    71.2    67.7    70.9    68.9    15.5    15.5    15.7    15.7   270.1   273.5   260.3   262.3
 Virgin Islands.....     7.4     7.0     7.3     7.1     2.1     1.7     2.0     1.6    13.5    13.0    13.5    13.1

   1 Mining and logging is combined with construction.
   p = preliminary.
   NOTE: Data are counts of jobs by place of work. Estimates are currently estimated from 2010 benchmark levels. 
Estimates subsequent to the current benchmarks are provisional and will be revised when new information becomes
available.




Last Modified Date: September 16, 2011
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