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Table 1. Covered establishments, employment, and wages in the 343 largest counties, second quarter 2015

Table 1. Covered establishments, employment, and wages in the 343 largest counties,
second quarter 2015

                                                   Employment               Average weekly wage(2)

                          Establishments,
        County(1)          second quarter               Percent   Ranking            Percent   Ranking
                                2015          June      change,      by    Second    change,      by
                            (thousands)       2015       June     percent  quarter   second    percent
                                          (thousands) 2014-15(3)   change    2015    quarter    change
                                                                                   2014-15(3)
                                                                                                     
United States(4).........       9,575.3     140,594.9       2.0        -      $968       3.0       - 
                                                                                                     
Jefferson, AL............          17.7         339.4       0.4       303      945       1.7      252
Madison, AL..............           9.1         186.1       1.7       183    1,051       0.3      319
Mobile, AL...............           9.6         167.6       0.1       315      827       1.7      252
Montgomery, AL...........           6.3         129.7       0.5       298      821       2.5      160
Shelby, AL...............           5.4          83.8       2.4       130      901       1.8      240
Tuscaloosa, AL...........           4.3          91.2       3.3        71      811       1.4      276
Anchorage Borough, AK....           8.4         155.8       0.4       303    1,070       2.1      207
Maricopa, AZ.............          95.3       1,774.4       3.2        76      948       1.7      252
Pima, AZ.................          19.0         347.4       0.1       315      828       1.2      289
Benton, AR...............           5.9         111.2       4.9         9      931       3.8       51
                                                                                                     
Pulaski, AR..............          14.5         244.7       0.8       275      877       2.5      160
Washington, AR...........           5.8         100.6       3.8        42      783       3.4       79
Alameda, CA..............          59.0         730.8       3.1        82    1,257       5.0       19
Butte, CA................           7.9          78.5       2.2       147      728       4.1       37
Contra Costa, CA.........          30.6         348.2       1.9       166    1,163       3.0      114
Fresno, CA...............          32.0         372.9       2.4       130      746       3.9       45
Kern, CA.................          17.5         309.0      -1.0       333      814      -1.0      333
Los Angeles, CA..........         452.5       4,232.7       2.0       160    1,058       3.6       69
Marin, CA................          12.2         113.4       2.7       102    1,243       6.6        9
Monterey, CA.............          13.0         198.7       0.4       303      809       2.7      143
                                                                                                     
Orange, CA...............         111.2       1,519.8       2.7       102    1,086       4.9       21
Placer, CA...............          11.8         148.9       3.4        67      965       4.8       24
Riverside, CA............          55.7         656.4       4.1        26      828       8.7        4
Sacramento, CA...........          53.8         628.0       2.8        96    1,057       3.0      114
San Bernardino, CA.......          53.3         682.8       3.8        42      823       2.9      120
San Diego, CA............         103.6       1,374.7       2.7       102    1,073       3.1      105
San Francisco, CA........          58.7         668.9       4.5        15    1,730       8.6        5
San Joaquin, CA..........          17.0         233.7       4.1        26      796       3.6       69
San Luis Obispo, CA......          10.0         116.2       2.9        93      794       3.7       65
San Mateo, CA............          26.8         383.4       4.8        11    1,863       6.5       10
                                                                                                     
Santa Barbara, CA........          14.8         197.4       1.5       207      957       7.8        7
Santa Clara, CA..........          67.7       1,018.7       4.0        32    2,109      11.3        2
Santa Cruz, CA...........           9.3         105.6       2.0       160      860       3.2       96
Solano, CA...............          10.5         132.2       3.3        71      998       3.4       79
Sonoma, CA...............          19.2         197.4       2.3       138      893       4.3       35
Stanislaus, CA...........          14.6         179.7       2.2       147      808       5.2       17
Tulare, CA...............           9.4         160.4       1.3       226      667       3.7       65
Ventura, CA..............          25.3         316.8       0.8       275    1,085      15.2        1
Yolo, CA.................           6.3          99.2       2.6       113      990       2.7      143
Adams, CO................           9.9         194.2       4.5        15      930       1.6      264
                                                                                                     
Arapahoe, CO.............          20.6         319.5       3.3        71    1,090       1.7      252
Boulder, CO..............          14.2         174.0       2.7       102    1,137       3.3       87
Denver, CO...............          29.3         481.5       4.6        14    1,180       4.8       24
Douglas, CO..............          10.9         115.0       3.7        47    1,108      -0.4      328
El Paso, CO..............          17.9         259.2       2.8        96      864       1.8      240
Jefferson, CO............          18.8         230.6       2.5       120      981       2.5      160
Larimer, CO..............          11.1         149.8       3.4        67      845       2.1      207
Weld, CO.................           6.6         101.4       1.1       243      862       3.1      105
Fairfield, CT............          34.4         431.1       1.6       202    1,497       3.0      114
Hartford, CT.............          26.8         513.5       1.0       256    1,162       0.3      319
                                                                                                     
New Haven, CT............          23.3         364.4       0.6       291    1,007       2.0      220
New London, CT...........           7.2         124.2       0.3       308      960      -0.1      326
New Castle, DE...........          18.8         285.0       2.5       120    1,110       1.0      298
Washington, DC...........          37.2         745.1       1.8       172    1,599       1.8      240
Alachua, FL..............           6.9         120.6       1.6       202      831       1.8      240
Brevard, FL..............          15.2         193.5       2.5       120      865       3.3       87
Broward, FL..............          67.9         752.0       2.6       113      907       3.9       45
Collier, FL..............          13.1         125.4       4.0        32      846      -0.6      331
Duval, FL................          28.4         469.8       3.2        76      911       1.8      240
Escambia, FL.............           8.2         125.4       1.9       166      763       2.8      132
                                                                                                     
Hillsborough, FL.........          40.4         632.1       3.7        47      922       2.4      180
Lake, FL.................           7.9          85.7       3.9        36      665       3.1      105
Lee, FL..................          20.7         231.9       6.4         2      775       3.3       87
Leon, FL.................           8.4         141.2       1.1       243      798       1.4      276
Manatee, FL..............          10.3         111.5       4.9         9      750       1.8      240
Marion, FL...............           8.3          95.3       1.7       183      679       1.8      240
Miami-Dade, FL...........          96.7       1,061.4       3.5        59      931       2.1      207
Okaloosa, FL.............           6.3          79.4       0.8       275      798       3.1      105
Orange, FL...............          39.7         754.6       3.8        42      849       2.5      160
Osceola, FL..............           6.4          82.5       4.4        17      685       3.2       96
                                                                                                     
Palm Beach, FL...........          53.9         556.3       3.6        51      937       3.1      105
Pasco, FL................          10.6         101.9       3.5        59      718       2.9      120
Pinellas, FL.............          32.1         406.7       2.8        96      850       0.6      311
Polk, FL.................          12.9         197.9       3.2        76      735       1.4      276
Sarasota, FL.............          15.5         155.7       4.4        17      812       3.2       96
Seminole, FL.............          14.5         173.3       4.1        26      828       4.0       41
Volusia, FL..............          13.9         156.7       3.4        67      713       2.7      143
Bibb, GA.................           4.5          83.1       1.4       220      753       2.9      120
Chatham, GA..............           8.4         146.2       3.9        36      822       2.2      198
Clayton, GA..............           4.4         117.4       2.8        96      909       1.7      252
                                                                                                     
Cobb, GA.................          23.1         333.9       2.6       113    1,016       2.6      154
DeKalb, GA...............          19.2         289.7       2.3       138      991       2.0      220
Fulton, GA...............          45.5         792.7       3.9        36    1,247       2.0      220
Gwinnett, GA.............          26.1         338.9       3.1        82      936       2.4      180
Hall, GA.................           4.6          80.0       5.8         4      789       3.1      105
Muscogee, GA.............           4.8          94.0      -0.4       325      758       1.9      235
Richmond, GA.............           4.7         103.7       2.2       147      805       1.6      264
Honolulu, HI.............          25.1         463.3       1.3       226      910       3.8       51
Ada, ID..................          14.0         218.1       2.9        93      828       1.6      264
Champaign, IL............           4.6          90.5       0.7       284      839       2.9      120
                                                                                                     
Cook, IL.................         164.0       2,548.6       1.5       207    1,116       2.5      160
DuPage, IL...............          39.9         615.5       1.5       207    1,104       2.5      160
Kane, IL.................          14.4         212.0       1.5       207      831       2.8      132
Lake, IL.................          23.6         340.1       0.0       320    1,261       5.2       17
McHenry, IL..............           9.2          98.6       0.9       265      792       2.5      160
McLean, IL...............           4.0          85.2       0.8       275      957       0.9      305
Madison, IL..............           6.3          97.8      -0.4       325      785       3.0      114
Peoria, IL...............           4.9         102.6       1.0       256      908       2.5      160
St. Clair, IL............           5.8          92.4       0.5       298      764       2.4      180
Sangamon, IL.............           5.5         129.7      -0.7       331      985       2.2      198
                                                                                                     
Will, IL.................          16.9         224.9       2.3       138      858       2.5      160
Winnebago, IL............           7.1         129.5       0.9       265      818       2.8      132
Allen, IN................           8.7         184.2       2.3       138      765       2.3      194
Elkhart, IN..............           4.7         126.1       2.6       113      816       2.1      207
Hamilton, IN.............           8.9         134.0       3.5        59      908       3.8       51
Lake, IN.................          10.3         187.7      -0.5       328      830      -0.1      326
Marion, IN...............          23.5         584.6       1.9       166      956       2.9      120
St. Joseph, IN...........           5.7         121.9       3.1        82      769       1.3      285
Tippecanoe, IN...........           3.3          81.2       1.8       172      815       2.1      207
Vanderburgh, IN..........           4.7         106.9       1.1       243      789       4.1       37
                                                                                                     
Black Hawk, IA...........           3.9          74.8      -1.5       336      794       1.7      252
Johnson, IA..............           4.0          81.9       0.6       291      898       2.6      154
Linn, IA.................           6.6         131.6       1.0       256      924       3.4       79
Polk, IA.................          16.6         293.1       1.1       243      944       2.5      160
Scott, IA................           5.5          92.6       1.3       226      783       2.0      220
Johnson, KS..............          22.0         338.4       2.3       138    1,021       4.6       27
Sedgwick, KS.............          12.5         248.8       1.4       220      851       1.9      235
Shawnee, KS..............           5.0          97.4       0.6       291      794       1.1      295
Wyandotte, KS............           3.3          90.2       2.2       147      896       2.5      160
Boone, KY................           4.2          82.3       4.1        26      865       2.1      207
                                                                                                     
Fayette, KY..............          10.6         189.4       2.6       113      866       3.8       51
Jefferson, KY............          24.7         453.6       2.5       120      954       3.0      114
Caddo, LA................           7.2         115.1      -0.1       322      787       1.5      270
Calcasieu, LA............           4.9          92.5       5.0         7      827       0.0      324
East Baton Rouge, LA.....          14.6         264.1       0.9       265      909       1.8      240
Jefferson, LA............          13.5         194.8      -0.5       328      862       2.5      160
Lafayette, LA............           9.2         136.5      -2.8       337      913      -1.8      336
Orleans, LA..............          11.9         191.4       3.7        47      908       0.6      311
St. Tammany, LA..........           7.7          85.6       3.9        36      808       2.0      220
Cumberland, ME...........          13.1         179.9       1.0       256      870       3.4       79
                                                                                                     
Anne Arundel, MD.........          14.9         263.1       1.4       220    1,021       2.8      132
Baltimore, MD............          21.2         374.1       1.3       226      952       1.2      289
Frederick, MD............           6.3         100.1       2.4       130      911       1.2      289
Harford, MD..............           5.8          91.3       0.9       265      959       1.7      252
Howard, MD...............           9.8         167.2       1.8       172    1,175       3.5       75
Montgomery, MD...........          32.7         466.6       1.0       256    1,287       3.2       96
Prince George's, MD......          15.6         311.1       0.8       275    1,002       0.8      307
Baltimore City, MD.......          13.6         335.0       0.8       275    1,094       2.4      180
Barnstable, MA...........           9.3         105.0       0.9       265      805       2.0      220
Bristol, MA..............          16.9         224.9       1.3       226      900       5.4       13
                                                                                                     
Essex, MA................          23.5         326.2       1.5       207    1,025       1.6      264
Hampden, MA..............          17.1         206.2       1.4       220      883       3.3       87
Middlesex, MA............          52.9         883.0       2.4       130    1,491       7.5        8
Norfolk, MA..............          24.5         349.5       1.6       202    1,132       4.6       27
Plymouth, MA.............          15.0         191.8       1.9       166      929       2.5      160
Suffolk, MA..............          27.0         640.8       3.0        88    1,512       3.1      105
Worcester, MA............          23.5         339.2       1.7       183      960       2.5      160
Genesee, MI..............           6.9         134.4       0.3       308      796       4.6       27
Ingham, MI...............           6.0         146.2       0.3       308      882      -0.5      329
Kalamazoo, MI............           5.0         116.1       1.0       256      873       2.6      154
                                                                                                     
Kent, MI.................          14.0         365.2       1.2       235      857       3.4       79
Macomb, MI...............          17.3         321.1       2.3       138      954       1.4      276
Oakland, MI..............          38.2         717.0       1.7       183    1,067       1.7      252
Ottawa, MI...............           5.5         120.9       2.4       130      805       2.5      160
Saginaw, MI..............           4.0          84.5       0.7       284      754       1.5      270
Washtenaw, MI............           8.1         200.5       1.8       172    1,030       4.0       41
Wayne, MI................          30.3         707.2       1.2       235    1,059       2.7      143
Anoka, MN................           6.8         120.2       1.8       172      924       2.1      207
Dakota, MN...............           9.6         186.0       1.1       243      948       2.8      132
Hennepin, MN.............          38.2         894.4       2.2       147    1,196       3.8       51
                                                                                                     
Olmsted, MN..............           3.3          94.8       1.1       243    1,007      -5.2      341
Ramsey, MN...............          13.1         329.6       1.5       207    1,079       1.2      289
St. Louis, MN............           5.2          99.6       1.5       207      781       2.8      132
Stearns, MN..............           4.2          85.7       0.9       265      800       3.9       45
Washington, MN...........           5.3          80.7       2.1       155      809       3.2       96
Harrison, MS.............           4.4          83.9      -0.2       323      688       0.9      305
Hinds, MS................           5.9         120.6       2.0       160      831       0.8      307
Boone, MO................           4.8          91.4       1.7       183      750       2.2      198
Clay, MO.................           5.4          98.7       4.8        11      875       5.0       19
Greene, MO...............           8.4         161.9       1.7       183      739       3.2       96
                                                                                                     
Jackson, MO..............          20.7         360.7       1.5       207      975       5.3       15
St. Charles, MO..........           8.9         141.2       3.5        59      788       1.0      298
St. Louis, MO............          35.3         595.5       1.2       235    1,015       2.0      220
St. Louis City, MO.......          12.3         226.8       2.3       138    1,016       2.7      143
Yellowstone, MT..........           6.4          81.7       2.5       120      839       4.4       32
Douglas, NE..............          18.6         333.4       1.7       183      889       4.5       31
Lancaster, NE............          10.0         166.4       1.7       183      777       2.8      132
Clark, NV................          53.6         908.9       3.6        51      845       2.4      180
Washoe, NV...............          14.3         202.1       3.4        67      857       3.5       75
Hillsborough, NH.........          12.2         198.3       1.9       166    1,030      -2.6      338
                                                                                                     
Rockingham, NH...........          10.8         148.0       1.8       172      956       1.5      270
Atlantic, NJ.............           6.5         133.5      -3.7       340      814       2.4      180
Bergen, NJ...............          32.9         452.4       1.1       243    1,158       1.4      276
Burlington, NJ...........          11.0         201.5       0.7       284    1,014       2.7      143
Camden, NJ...............          11.9         199.4       1.1       243      940       1.8      240
Essex, NJ................          20.3         337.6       0.2       313    1,148       2.1      207
Gloucester, NJ...........           6.2         104.3       3.1        82      837       0.8      307
Hudson, NJ...............          14.3         244.7       3.6        51    1,318       4.8       24
Mercer, NJ...............          11.1         241.1       3.7        47    1,200       1.1      295
Middlesex, NJ............          22.1         405.9       1.3       226    1,141       2.7      143
                                                                                                     
Monmouth, NJ.............          20.0         264.2       2.5       120      954       1.5      270
Morris, NJ...............          17.0         290.1       1.5       207    1,392       2.7      143
Ocean, NJ................          12.8         169.2       1.3       226      783       2.4      180
Passaic, NJ..............          12.3         167.5       0.0       320      980       4.4       32
Somerset, NJ.............          10.0         187.7       1.1       243    1,432       2.9      120
Union, NJ................          14.3         218.9       (5)        -     1,282       (5)       - 
Bernalillo, NM...........          17.7         317.4       1.2       235      828       1.6      264
Albany, NY...............          10.4         231.1       1.1       243    1,013       2.9      120
Bronx, NY................          18.6         299.9       2.1       155      928       2.3      194
Broome, NY...............           4.6          87.7      -1.2       335      774       2.4      180
                                                                                                     
Dutchess, NY.............           8.5         111.7       1.1       243      977       1.0      298
Erie, NY.................          24.7         468.0       0.8       275      843       2.2      198
Kings, NY................          60.0         663.0       4.4        17      813       2.9      120
Monroe, NY...............          18.8         384.5       0.9       265      913       2.0      220
Nassau, NY...............          53.9         626.7       1.2       235    1,094       2.3      194
New York, NY.............         129.7       2,378.9       2.3       138    1,842       3.3       87
Oneida, NY...............           5.4         105.3       0.7       284      776       2.1      207
Onondaga, NY.............          13.1         244.2       0.1       315      884       2.2      198
Orange, NY...............          10.3         141.5       1.2       235      850       2.9      120
Queens, NY...............          51.3         636.5       3.8        42      905       1.0      298
                                                                                                     
Richmond, NY.............           9.7         113.4       1.8       172      853       3.0      114
Rockland, NY.............          10.5         120.6       2.2       147      979       0.2      323
Saratoga, NY.............           5.9          86.0       3.0        88      918       5.4       13
Suffolk, NY..............          52.5         665.3       1.1       243    1,025       1.4      276
Westchester, NY..........          36.7         429.6       2.1       155    1,274       4.1       37
Buncombe, NC.............           8.5         123.9       3.6        51      724       2.7      143
Catawba, NC..............           4.3          82.9       2.2       147      739       2.5      160
Cumberland, NC...........           6.2         118.0      -0.3       324      760       2.0      220
Durham, NC...............           7.8         191.4       2.4       130    1,202       1.3      285
Forsyth, NC..............           9.3         179.8       0.9       265      928      10.9        3
                                                                                                     
Guilford, NC.............          14.2         275.2       3.1        82      834       3.1      105
Mecklenburg, NC..........          35.1         637.3       4.7        13    1,082       3.8       51
New Hanover, NC..........           7.6         106.6       3.9        36      774       3.2       96
Wake, NC.................          31.6         515.1       3.5        59      984       4.9       21
Cass, ND.................           6.9         117.3       2.1       155      865       4.0       41
Butler, OH...............           7.5         144.5       1.7       183      855       3.4       79
Cuyahoga, OH.............          35.4         721.6       0.7       284      971       1.9      235
Delaware, OH.............           4.8          85.9       1.1       243      943       3.3       87
Franklin, OH.............          30.4         723.1       2.8        96      977       3.2       96
Hamilton, OH.............          23.3         510.8       1.7       183    1,019       2.4      180
                                                                                                     
Lake, OH.................           6.3          96.8       0.6       291      805       3.6       69
Lorain, OH...............           6.1          99.0       0.6       291      755      -2.1      337
Lucas, OH................          10.0         209.4       1.7       183      832       1.2      289
Mahoning, OH.............           5.8          97.9      -0.7       331      679       2.4      180
Montgomery, OH...........          11.9         250.1       1.7       183      836       2.7      143
Stark, OH................           8.6         159.9       0.4       303      720       1.3      285
Summit, OH...............          14.1         265.6       0.7       284      848       2.8      132
Warren, OH...............           4.6          90.7       3.0        88      856       5.3       15
Cleveland, OK............           5.4          80.8       2.7       102      724       1.1      295
Oklahoma, OK.............          27.0         450.8       1.3       226      900       1.4      276
                                                                                                     
Tulsa, OK................          21.8         349.5       1.8       172      892       0.3      319
Clackamas, OR............          13.9         152.9       3.0        88      922       3.8       51
Jackson, OR..............           7.0          82.7       3.1        82      723       2.7      143
Lane, OR.................          11.6         147.6       2.7       102      771       3.8       51
Marion, OR...............          10.0         147.8       3.0        88      789       3.5       75
Multnomah, OR............          32.2         480.7       3.2        76      983       1.9      235
Washington, OR...........          18.1         276.0       3.5        59    1,204       3.8       51
Allegheny, PA............          35.6         696.1       0.2       313    1,031       2.8      132
Berks, PA................           8.9         170.6       1.3       226      892       2.4      180
Bucks, PA................          19.9         261.5       1.2       235      925       2.4      180
                                                                                                     
Butler, PA...............           5.0          86.5       0.5       298      900       3.8       51
Chester, PA..............          15.4         246.4       0.6       291    1,295       4.9       21
Cumberland, PA...........           6.3         131.4       2.0       160      908      -1.0      333
Dauphin, PA..............           7.4         180.8       1.0       256      950       3.7       65
Delaware, PA.............          14.0         219.6       0.5       298    1,028       3.8       51
Erie, PA.................           7.2         126.6       0.1       315      755       3.3       87
Lackawanna, PA...........           5.8          97.7       0.1       315      729       2.1      207
Lancaster, PA............          13.2         231.9       1.7       183      805       3.6       69
Lehigh, PA...............           8.6         185.7       0.9       265      950       0.6      311
Luzerne, PA..............           7.6         142.9       0.4       303      759       2.2      198
                                                                                                     
Montgomery, PA...........          27.5         483.6       1.5       207    1,183       1.5      270
Northampton, PA..........           6.7         109.1       1.9       166      832       2.0      220
Philadelphia, PA.........          35.1         652.7       2.1       155    1,137       2.9      120
Washington, PA...........           5.5          88.5      -0.4       325      957       2.6      154
Westmoreland, PA.........           9.3         135.4       0.5       298      779       1.7      252
York, PA.................           9.1         175.5       0.7       284      827       2.2      198
Providence, RI...........          17.5         284.3       1.7       183      959       3.3       87
Charleston, SC...........          13.4         237.1       2.7       102      837       1.9      235
Greenville, SC...........          13.5         257.8       3.2        76      835       2.0      220
Horry, SC................           8.4         126.5       1.8       172      568       3.5       75
                                                                                                     
Lexington, SC............           6.3         111.9       3.5        59      737       2.5      160
Richland, SC.............           9.3         211.8       1.8       172      835       1.2      289
Spartanburg, SC..........           5.9         127.0       2.4       130      849       1.7      252
York, SC.................           5.0          85.9       4.2        22      756      -0.5      329
Minnehaha, SD............           6.9         125.2       2.0       160      825       3.8       51
Davidson, TN.............          20.4         457.0       4.4        17    1,038       8.1        6
Hamilton, TN.............           9.1         192.5       2.6       113      870       2.8      132
Knox, TN.................          11.5         230.1       2.5       120      828       0.6      311
Rutherford, TN...........           5.0         115.8       3.6        51      879       4.6       27
Shelby, TN...............          19.8         485.0       1.7       183      956       0.6      311
                                                                                                     
Williamson, TN...........           7.6         115.5       6.3         3    1,079       2.1      207
Bell, TX.................           5.0         114.9       2.2       147      782       1.4      276
Bexar, TX................          37.8         817.9       2.7       102      854       2.4      180
Brazoria, TX.............           5.3         104.9       5.6         5      996       4.1       37
Brazos, TX...............           4.2          94.9       3.6        51      731       1.0      298
Cameron, TX..............           6.4         137.0       1.0       256      586       0.5      317
Collin, TX...............          22.0         365.9       4.3        21    1,145       3.8       51
Dallas, TX...............          72.4       1,607.2       4.2        22    1,154       2.8      132
Denton, TX...............          13.2         219.9       5.1         6      867       3.8       51
Ector, TX................           3.9          73.2      -4.2       341    1,026      -5.1      340
                                                                                                     
El Paso, TX..............          14.5         291.3       2.5       120      674       0.3      319
Fort Bend, TX............          11.7         170.8       4.2        22      945       0.6      311
Galveston, TX............           5.8         104.3       3.6        51      865       4.0       41
Gregg, TX................           4.2          76.3      -3.3       339      844      -1.5      335
Harris, TX...............         110.5       2,295.1       1.7       183    1,232       0.0      324
Hidalgo, TX..............          11.9         244.8       1.7       183      614       1.0      298
Jefferson, TX............           5.8         124.8       1.7       183    1,001       3.1      105
Lubbock, TX..............           7.3         133.4       1.7       183      750       3.6       69
McLennan, TX.............           5.0         107.2       1.6       202      791       3.4       79
Midland, TX..............           5.4          89.3      -3.2       338    1,233      -3.2      339
                                                                                                     
Montgomery, TX...........          10.4         164.0       3.9        36      982       2.6      154
Nueces, TX...............           8.2         164.1       1.6       202      845       1.4      276
Potter, TX...............           3.9          79.3       0.8       275      772       4.3       35
Smith, TX................           6.0         100.5       4.0        32      805       1.8      240
Tarrant, TX..............          40.7         845.3       2.4       130      963       1.7      252
Travis, TX...............          36.6         690.9       4.2        22    1,090       2.9      120
Webb, TX.................           5.1          97.4       2.7       102      651       0.8      307
Williamson, TX...........           9.4         152.2       4.1        26      924       5.8       11
Davis, UT................           7.9         120.3       5.0         7      770       3.6       69
Salt Lake, UT............          41.8         645.2       3.3        71      920       3.7       65
                                                                                                     
Utah, UT.................          14.4         209.1       7.5         1      778       2.9      120
Weber, UT................           5.7          98.9       3.3        71      737       2.5      160
Chittenden, VT...........           6.5         102.2       1.5       207      950       2.0      220
Arlington, VA............           8.9         170.7       2.3       138    1,546       1.6      264
Chesterfield, VA.........           8.2         130.5       2.9        93      833       1.8      240
Fairfax, VA..............          35.4         593.9       1.4       220    1,517       3.9       45
Henrico, VA..............          10.6         186.0       2.5       120      921       2.2      198
Loudoun, VA..............          10.9         155.9       2.7       102    1,108       1.7      252
Prince William, VA.......           8.6         124.4       1.8       172      837       2.1      207
Alexandria City, VA......           6.3          97.1       1.4       220    1,324       0.5      317
                                                                                                     
Chesapeake City, VA......           5.8          97.9       0.6       291      780       3.9       45
Newport News City, VA....           3.7          98.0      -0.5       328      921      -0.6      331
Norfolk City, VA.........           5.6         139.7       0.3       308      948       1.5      270
Richmond City, VA........           7.2         149.9       2.0       160    1,039       2.5      160
Virginia Beach City, VA..          11.4         178.3       1.2       235      744       2.2      198
Benton, WA...............           5.6          89.0       3.5        59      977       3.2       96
Clark, WA................          13.9         145.8       4.1        26      879       2.1      207
King, WA.................          84.2       1,285.2       3.8        42    1,288       3.9       45
Kitsap, WA...............           6.6          85.6       2.6       113      860       2.0      220
Pierce, WA...............          21.5         287.9       3.2        76      880       2.0      220
                                                                                                     
Snohomish, WA............          20.1         277.6       2.7       102    1,036       2.0      220
Spokane, WA..............          15.4         212.2       2.5       120      810       1.8      240
Thurston, WA.............           7.9         106.8       4.0        32      878       3.3       87
Whatcom, WA..............           7.1          87.7       2.8        96      804       4.4       32
Yakima, WA...............           7.8         121.6       3.6        51      660       2.5      160
Kanawha, WV..............           5.9         103.8      -1.0       333      848       2.4      180
Brown, WI................           6.6         154.4       1.0       256      856       5.5       12
Dane, WI.................          14.6         323.8       1.5       207      982       3.4       79
Milwaukee, WI............          25.7         485.0       0.9       265      921       1.3      285
Outagamie, WI............           5.1         107.0       0.8       275      798       2.3      194
                                                                                                     
Waukesha, WI.............          12.5         239.3       1.5       207      948       2.6      154
Winnebago, WI............           3.6          90.8       0.3       308      883       1.0      298
San Juan, PR.............          10.7         245.8      -2.6       (6)      614       2.5      (6)
 
(1) Includes areas not officially designated as counties. See Technical Note.
(2) Average weekly wages were calculated using unrounded data.
(3) Percent changes were computed from quarterly employment and pay data adjusted for noneconomic
county reclassifications. See Technical Note.
(4) Totals for the United States do not include data for Puerto Rico or the Virgin Islands.
(5) Data do not meet BLS or state agency disclosure standards.
(6) This county was not included in the U.S. rankings.
  
Note: Data are preliminary. Includes workers covered by Unemployment Insurance (UI) and Unemployment
Compensation for Federal Employees (UCFE) programs. These 342 U.S. counties comprise 72.1 percent of
the total covered workers in the U.S.

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