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

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

                                                   Employment               Average weekly wage(2)

                          Establishments,
        County(1)          third quarter                Percent    Ranking            Percent   Ranking
                                2015       September    change,      by      Third    change,     by
                            (thousands)       2015     September   percent  quarter    third    percent
                                          (thousands)  2014-15(3)  change     2015    quarter   change
                                                                                     2014-15(3)
                                                                                                     
United States(4).........       9,633.8     140,442.2       1.9        -      $974       2.6       - 
                                                                                                     
Jefferson, AL............          17.8         338.3       0.7       266      962       0.8      311
Madison, AL..............           9.2         186.5       1.7       186    1,053       1.5      265
Mobile, AL...............           9.7         166.6       0.4       292      835       1.7      253
Montgomery, AL...........           6.3         128.7       0.7       266      819       1.0      300
Shelby, AL...............           5.5          83.6       1.0       231      914       4.2       33
Tuscaloosa, AL...........           4.4          92.2       1.6       192      811      -0.4      326
Anchorage Borough, AK....           8.4         156.9       0.5       284    1,084       1.6      259
Maricopa, AZ.............          95.7       1,824.7       3.7        45      929       1.4      274
Pima, AZ.................          19.1         354.7       0.6       276      816       0.0      320
Benton, AR...............           5.9         111.7       4.8        12      949       2.4      178
                                                                                                     
Pulaski, AR..............          14.5         247.2       1.7       186      869       2.1      215
Washington, AR...........           5.8         101.3       4.2        22      786       2.3      193
Alameda, CA..............          59.6         734.5       3.3        71    1,289       2.3      193
Butte, CA................           8.0          79.1       1.8       172      731       3.8       53
Contra Costa, CA.........          30.9         349.0       2.4       128    1,168       3.2       91
Fresno, CA...............          32.5         375.9       2.2       143      772       3.3       82
Kern, CA.................          17.7         323.2      -0.5       325      828      -0.5      328
Los Angeles, CA..........         457.6       4,261.8       2.2       143    1,074       3.7       60
Marin, CA................          12.3         112.3       2.6       117    1,185       6.1        5
Monterey, CA.............          13.2         202.3       2.3       137      825       3.3       82
                                                                                                     
Orange, CA...............         112.3       1,524.0       3.3        71    1,077       2.1      215
Placer, CA...............          12.0         149.9       3.9        39      989       5.4        9
Riverside, CA............          57.0         659.5       4.8        12      781       3.0      117
Sacramento, CA...........          54.3         629.7       2.8       104    1,068       1.6      259
San Bernardino, CA.......          53.8         686.9       3.2        81      815       3.0      117
San Diego, CA............         104.5       1,384.0       2.9       101    1,071       4.2       33
San Francisco, CA........          59.2         684.1       5.2         8    1,712       1.4      274
San Joaquin, CA..........          17.1         238.6       4.2        22      834       4.0       44
San Luis Obispo, CA......          10.1         114.6       2.9       101      814       4.1       37
San Mateo, CA............          27.1         387.8       5.0        10    1,894       3.4       77
                                                                                                     
Santa Barbara, CA........          14.9         197.6       1.6       192      934       3.9       47
Santa Clara, CA..........          68.6       1,026.6       4.0        32    2,090       3.2       91
Santa Cruz, CA...........           9.4         103.4       2.3       137      888       6.1        5
Solano, CA...............          10.6         132.7       3.5        58      981       2.4      178
Sonoma, CA...............          19.3         200.6       2.8       104      935       4.7       19
Stanislaus, CA...........          14.8         183.5       3.2        81      840       4.3       30
Tulare, CA...............           9.5         158.9       1.7       186      685       3.6       64
Ventura, CA..............          25.5         313.4       1.5       204      961       1.6      259
Yolo, CA.................           6.4         102.8       1.1       227    1,006       3.1      104
Adams, CO................          10.1         194.1       4.1        25      952       3.0      117
                                                                                                     
Arapahoe, CO.............          21.0         318.6       2.9       101    1,117       1.3      279
Boulder, CO..............          14.4         173.8       2.7       112    1,158       3.1      104
Denver, CO...............          29.9         483.7       3.6        49    1,194       2.0      228
Douglas, CO..............          11.2         112.9       3.3        71    1,033      -1.0      333
El Paso, CO..............          18.2         259.7       3.5        58      876       1.9      241
Jefferson, CO............          19.2         230.2       2.8       104      992       4.5       25
Larimer, CO..............          11.3         149.5       3.7        45      892       3.8       53
Weld, CO.................           6.7         101.2      -1.3       331      861      -1.4      335
Fairfield, CT............          34.7         422.5       0.8       252    1,406       0.4      316
Hartford, CT.............          27.2         506.0       0.4       292    1,142       1.9      241
                                                                                                     
New Haven, CT............          23.5         361.0       0.0       313    1,021       3.2       91
New London, CT...........           7.3         122.6       0.2       307      943       1.6      259
New Castle, DE...........          18.8         284.0       1.9       162    1,066      -0.7      332
Washington, DC...........          38.2         743.6       1.4       211    1,667       2.3      193
Alachua, FL..............           6.8         124.4       1.9       162      805       2.0      228
Brevard, FL..............          15.0         193.9       1.9       162      873       2.5      165
Broward, FL..............          66.3         759.7       2.4       128      898       3.3       82
Collier, FL..............          12.9         128.7       4.0        32      815       1.2      286
Duval, FL................          27.7         474.0       3.6        49      909       2.0      228
Escambia, FL.............           8.0         126.6       1.5       204      760       3.5       72
                                                                                                     
Hillsborough, FL.........          39.4         641.6       3.6        49      914       2.0      228
Lake, FL.................           7.6          90.2       4.0        32      680       3.7       60
Lee, FL..................          20.4         236.2       5.5         5      766       3.1      104
Leon, FL.................           8.3         142.4       0.2       307      795       2.4      178
Manatee, FL..............          10.0         111.9       4.4        18      740       4.8       13
Marion, FL...............           8.1          96.4       1.3       217      658       2.0      228
Miami-Dade, FL...........          93.2       1,076.1       2.8       104      924       3.9       47
Okaloosa, FL.............           6.2          80.2       2.1       145      816       4.7       19
Orange, FL...............          38.7         765.8       4.0        32      854       4.1       37
Osceola, FL..............           6.2          85.1       5.4         6      671       2.8      138
                                                                                                     
Palm Beach, FL...........          52.7         559.3       3.6        49      924       2.2      204
Pasco, FL................          10.3         109.2       3.1        89      676       4.5       25
Pinellas, FL.............          31.4         407.8       2.8       104      846       2.3      193
Polk, FL.................          12.5         203.5       3.7        45      740       1.5      265
Sarasota, FL.............          15.2         158.1       3.6        49      777       3.2       91
Seminole, FL.............          14.1         174.9       3.6        49      803       3.2       91
Volusia, FL..............          13.7         160.7       3.0        95      697       5.0       11
Bibb, GA.................           4.5          82.9       1.4       211      760       3.0      117
Chatham, GA..............           8.4         146.7       3.2        81      821       2.5      165
Clayton, GA..............           4.4         117.0       3.3        71      912       2.5      165
                                                                                                     
Cobb, GA.................          23.2         334.6       3.1        89    1,006       2.2      204
DeKalb, GA...............          19.2         291.1       2.5       124      977       3.1      104
Fulton, GA...............          45.8         796.3       3.2        81    1,266       2.3      193
Gwinnett, GA.............          26.2         335.6       2.8       104      962       2.2      204
Hall, GA.................           4.6          80.5       4.3        19      825       3.3       82
Muscogee, GA.............           4.9          93.3      -0.7       328      761       1.9      241
Richmond, GA.............           4.8         104.7       2.1       145      819       2.4      178
Honolulu, HI.............          25.2         462.1       1.1       227      932       3.1      104
Ada, ID..................          14.1         219.2       4.1        25      841       1.1      294
Champaign, IL............           4.6          90.3      -0.2       319      877       3.4       77
                                                                                                     
Cook, IL.................         165.4       2,535.6       1.5       204    1,108       3.4       77
DuPage, IL...............          40.2         603.6       0.6       276    1,121       4.8       13
Kane, IL.................          14.5         209.2       0.5       284      867       4.5       25
Lake, IL.................          23.8         334.6       0.7       266    1,298      11.7        2
McHenry, IL..............           9.3          97.7       0.3       301      808       2.9      129
McLean, IL...............           4.0          84.7       0.5       284      895       0.3      317
Madison, IL..............           6.4          98.8      -0.4       324      794       3.1      104
Peoria, IL...............           4.9         100.7       0.7       266      910       3.8       53
St. Clair, IL............           5.8          93.3       1.0       231      787       2.3      193
Sangamon, IL.............           5.5         129.3      -0.5       325    1,001       1.1      294
                                                                                                     
Will, IL.................          17.1         224.7       1.9       162      858       2.4      178
Winnebago, IL............           7.1         128.1       0.0       313      811       1.8      247
Allen, IN................           8.7         183.8       2.4       128      796       2.7      147
Elkhart, IN..............           4.7         125.0       3.2        81      790       1.2      286
Hamilton, IN.............           8.9         134.8       3.9        39      913       2.6      154
Lake, IN.................          10.3         187.8       0.2       307      841      -0.6      329
Marion, IN...............          23.8         586.7       1.8       172      966       1.7      253
St. Joseph, IN...........           5.8         122.4       3.1        89      795       2.3      193
Tippecanoe, IN...........           3.3          82.1       0.9       243      831       3.6       64
Vanderburgh, IN..........           4.7         106.4       0.5       284      786       3.6       64
                                                                                                     
Black Hawk, IA...........           3.9          74.0      -2.5       335      808       0.9      305
Johnson, IA..............           4.1          82.1       1.0       231      920       3.0      117
Linn, IA.................           6.6         129.4       0.6       276      929       1.5      265
Polk, IA.................          16.8         289.6       0.8       252      981       2.4      178
Scott, IA................           5.5          91.6       0.8       252      799       4.7       19
Johnson, KS..............          22.4         334.6       1.9       162      968       1.3      279
Sedgwick, KS.............          12.7         247.5       1.0       231      831       0.8      311
Shawnee, KS..............           5.0          97.5       0.5       284      783       2.1      215
Wyandotte, KS............           3.4          90.4       2.3       137      942       3.2       91
Boone, KY................           4.3          81.9       4.3        19      826       2.6      154
                                                                                                     
Fayette, KY..............          10.6         190.8       2.6       117      879       4.4       29
Jefferson, KY............          24.8         453.3       1.6       192      933       3.9       47
Caddo, LA................           7.3         114.9       0.4       292      799       0.6      314
Calcasieu, LA............           5.0          92.0       3.3        71      881       0.9      305
East Baton Rouge, LA.....          14.9         270.6       0.5       284      914       3.3       82
Jefferson, LA............          13.6         192.5      -0.2       319      876       1.9      241
Lafayette, LA............           9.3         136.7      -3.9       337      919      -3.2      339
Orleans, LA..............          12.1         190.0       3.2        81      922      -0.2      322
St. Tammany, LA..........           7.8          86.2       3.8        42      833       1.8      247
Cumberland, ME...........          13.1         176.9       1.0       231      857       3.1      104
                                                                                                     
Anne Arundel, MD.........          15.0         261.8       2.4       128    1,048       2.9      129
Baltimore, MD............          21.2         371.9       1.2       221      980       1.9      241
Frederick, MD............           6.4          99.4       2.4       128      911       0.9      305
Harford, MD..............           5.7          90.7       1.4       211      923       2.6      154
Howard, MD...............           9.9         166.0       1.8       172    1,181      -1.3      334
Montgomery, MD...........          32.7         461.1       0.9       243    1,277       2.7      147
Prince George's, MD......          15.7         308.6       1.0       231    1,058       2.1      215
Baltimore City, MD.......          13.6         335.1      -0.2       319    1,152       2.3      193
Barnstable, MA...........           9.3         101.0       1.7       186      808       3.3       82
Bristol, MA..............          17.0         221.9       0.3       301      882       5.0       11
                                                                                                     
Essex, MA................          23.7         320.9       1.0       231    1,009       0.8      311
Hampden, MA..............          17.2         204.1       0.8       252      884       2.9      129
Middlesex, MA............          53.3         874.9       2.0       151    1,419       2.6      154
Norfolk, MA..............          24.7         344.2       1.4       211    1,112       2.5      165
Plymouth, MA.............          15.1         188.3       0.8       252      909       4.0       44
Suffolk, MA..............          27.5         639.1       2.0       151    1,559       3.1      104
Worcester, MA............          23.8         334.7       0.8       252      969       3.2       91
Genesee, MI..............           7.0         132.7       0.0       313      816       5.6        7
Ingham, MI...............           6.0         147.3       0.4       292      898       1.8      247
Kalamazoo, MI............           5.1         114.7       0.8       252      898       2.4      178
                                                                                                     
Kent, MI.................          14.1         373.7       3.3        71      875       3.6       64
Macomb, MI...............          17.5         317.3       2.4       128      950       1.1      294
Oakland, MI..............          38.8         709.0       1.6       192    1,061       3.0      117
Ottawa, MI...............           5.6         122.8       3.1        89      818       2.0      228
Saginaw, MI..............           4.0          84.8       1.0       231      777       2.4      178
Washtenaw, MI............           8.2         202.0       0.9       243    1,052       2.7      147
Wayne, MI................          30.6         700.9       0.9       243    1,059       3.1      104
Anoka, MN................           6.6         119.3       0.7       266      968       3.5       72
Dakota, MN...............           9.3         184.0       0.3       301      944       2.8      138
Hennepin, MN.............          37.1         888.5       2.0       151    1,198       2.0      228
                                                                                                     
Olmsted, MN..............           3.2          94.2       1.7       186    1,113       3.4       77
Ramsey, MN...............          12.7         330.0       1.2       221    1,073       1.7      253
St. Louis, MN............           5.1          97.7      -0.2       319      836       1.6      259
Stearns, MN..............           4.1          84.9       0.2       307      825       4.8       13
Washington, MN...........           5.2          79.4       2.8       104      810       3.6       64
Harrison, MS.............           4.4          83.2       0.6       276      701       1.2      286
Hinds, MS................           5.9         120.0       0.8       252      832       2.2      204
Boone, MO................           4.9          92.5       1.8       172      795       3.7       60
Clay, MO.................           5.4          99.2       5.1         9      856       3.0      117
Greene, MO...............           8.5         162.0       1.1       227      753       3.9       47
                                                                                                     
Jackson, MO..............          21.0         358.0       2.0       151      989       2.6      154
St. Charles, MO..........           8.9         141.2       4.8        12      774       1.2      286
St. Louis, MO............          35.8         593.3       1.6       192    1,004       0.9      305
St. Louis City, MO.......          12.6         228.3       1.9       162    1,045       1.6      259
Yellowstone, MT..........           6.4          81.5       2.4       128      845       4.7       19
Douglas, NE..............          18.9         333.2       2.1       145      928       4.7       19
Lancaster, NE............          10.2         167.3       1.6       192      797       3.8       53
Clark, NV................          53.9         913.4       3.5        58      843       2.4      178
Washoe, NV...............          14.4         205.1       4.3        19      877       2.5      165
Hillsborough, NH.........          12.3         197.5       1.3       217    1,031       1.5      265
                                                                                                     
Rockingham, NH...........          10.8         146.0       2.7       112      938       2.2      204
Atlantic, NJ.............           6.5         127.8      -2.8       336      814       2.5      165
Bergen, NJ...............          32.8         444.0       0.6       276    1,135       2.9      129
Burlington, NJ...........          10.9         197.9       1.1       227      994       3.0      117
Camden, NJ...............          11.9         198.5       2.0       151      943       4.8       13
Essex, NJ................          20.1         333.1       0.6       276    1,177       2.0      228
Gloucester, NJ...........           6.2         103.2       1.8       172      835       2.1      215
Hudson, NJ...............          14.2         244.8       3.2        81    1,280       1.0      300
Mercer, NJ...............          11.1         239.9       2.7       112    1,234       1.3      279
Middlesex, NJ............          21.8         404.6       1.0       231    1,142       2.1      215
                                                                                                     
Monmouth, NJ.............          19.9         255.5       2.6       117      932       1.7      253
Morris, NJ...............          16.8         286.4       1.6       192    1,380       2.4      178
Ocean, NJ................          12.8         163.4       2.7       112      766       1.7      253
Passaic, NJ..............          12.3         164.1      -0.6       327      944       2.6      154
Somerset, NJ.............          10.0         182.4       1.2       221    1,447       4.3       30
Union, NJ................          14.2         217.0       (5)        -     1,188       (5)       - 
Bernalillo, NM...........          18.1         320.1       1.2       221      842       1.3      279
Albany, NY...............          10.5         228.9       0.5       284    1,038       3.1      104
Bronx, NY................          18.7         297.9       0.3       301      938       2.4      178
Broome, NY...............           4.6          86.6      -1.6       333      753       2.2      204
                                                                                                     
Dutchess, NY.............           8.5         111.4       1.6       192      926      -0.6      329
Erie, NY.................          24.8         466.1       0.7       266      856       2.4      178
Kings, NY................          60.5         658.2       3.4        66      835       2.1      215
Monroe, NY...............          18.8         379.9       0.9       243      929       2.5      165
Nassau, NY...............          54.2         615.4       1.4       211    1,063       3.6       64
New York, NY.............         129.9       2,370.4       2.1       145    1,829       2.5      165
Oneida, NY...............           5.4         104.5       0.7       266      740      -0.3      323
Onondaga, NY.............          13.1         243.9       0.4       292      913       6.5        3
Orange, NY...............          10.3         139.7       0.9       243      807       3.9       47
Queens, NY...............          51.6         637.6       3.5        58      930       3.3       82
                                                                                                     
Richmond, NY.............           9.8         113.1       2.0       151      877       4.3       30
Rockland, NY.............          10.5         119.7       2.6       117    1,168      24.9        1
Saratoga, NY.............           5.9          83.4       2.4       128      864       2.0      228
Suffolk, NY..............          52.7         651.7       1.6       192    1,053       2.1      215
Westchester, NY..........          36.7         421.4       2.0       151    1,222       1.3      279
Buncombe, NC.............           8.6         125.2       3.4        66      760       4.0       44
Catawba, NC..............           4.3          83.5       1.8       172      746       4.2       33
Cumberland, NC...........           6.3         116.8       0.1       311      767       2.7      147
Durham, NC...............           8.0         190.5       1.7       186    1,231       2.9      129
Forsyth, NC..............           9.4         181.9       1.8       172      886      -0.3      323
                                                                                                     
Guilford, NC.............          14.3         277.3       2.5       124      857       1.5      265
Mecklenburg, NC..........          35.5         638.2       3.7        45    1,119       4.2       33
New Hanover, NC..........           7.7         107.7       3.8        42      769       2.8      138
Wake, NC.................          32.0         514.6       4.0        32      983       2.5      165
Cass, ND.................           6.9         116.9       0.8       252      910       1.3      279
Butler, OH...............           7.6         146.4       2.3       137      850       1.8      247
Cuyahoga, OH.............          35.5         713.1       0.7       266      985       1.1      294
Delaware, OH.............           4.9          84.8       0.8       252      929       1.0      300
Franklin, OH.............          30.7         722.9       2.1       145      982       3.5       72
Hamilton, OH.............          23.4         509.0       1.9       162    1,055       2.2      204
                                                                                                     
Lake, OH.................           6.2          94.7       0.3       301      795       1.5      265
Lorain, OH...............           6.1          96.4      -0.9       329      775       1.4      274
Lucas, OH................          10.1         208.7       1.8       172      839       1.2      286
Mahoning, OH.............           5.9          98.0      -1.6       333      707       3.8       53
Montgomery, OH...........          11.9         249.6       1.4       211      837       3.0      117
Stark, OH................           8.6         158.4       0.3       301      740      -2.1      338
Summit, OH...............          14.1         264.7       0.6       276      876       3.2       91
Warren, OH...............           4.7          88.6       3.1        89      854       3.4       77
Cleveland, OK............           5.5          82.0       2.0       151      719       1.1      294
Oklahoma, OK.............          27.2         451.6       1.0       231      934      -1.4      335
                                                                                                     
Tulsa, OK................          22.1         347.9       0.8       252      904       1.2      286
Clackamas, OR............          14.1         153.0       3.0        95      926       4.8       13
Jackson, OR..............           7.0          84.8       3.5        58      764       4.1       37
Lane, OR.................          11.7         147.7       2.6       117      775       2.9      129
Marion, OR...............          10.1         150.2       3.6        49      788       3.7       60
Multnomah, OR............          32.7         481.4       3.4        66    1,006       2.9      129
Washington, OR...........          18.3         275.3       2.5       124    1,288       6.4        4
Allegheny, PA............          35.5         687.5       0.4       292    1,051       2.6      154
Berks, PA................           8.9         171.3       1.8       172      866       1.5      265
Bucks, PA................          19.8         255.6       0.7       266      909       1.8      247
                                                                                                     
Butler, PA...............           5.0          85.6       0.4       292      920       3.5       72
Chester, PA..............          15.3         244.7       1.2       221    1,208       4.1       37
Cumberland, PA...........           6.3         131.2       2.7       112      883       2.0      228
Dauphin, PA..............           7.4         178.0       0.5       284      962       2.4      178
Delaware, PA.............          13.9         218.0       0.8       252    1,010       2.0      228
Erie, PA.................           7.1         126.0       0.9       243      775       2.8      138
Lackawanna, PA...........           5.8          97.3      -0.2       319      749       1.9      241
Lancaster, PA............          13.2         230.9       2.0       151      815       3.2       91
Lehigh, PA...............           8.6         185.2       1.5       204      938       1.4      274
Luzerne, PA..............           7.5         142.9      -0.1       317      779       2.6      154
                                                                                                     
Montgomery, PA...........          27.4         479.5       1.8       172    1,158       2.0      228
Northampton, PA..........           6.7         108.5       1.9       162      849       3.2       91
Philadelphia, PA.........          34.9         651.7       0.9       243    1,160       3.0      117
Washington, PA...........           5.5          87.3      -1.3       331      948       0.9      305
Westmoreland, PA.........           9.3         134.1       0.6       276      785       2.1      215
York, PA.................           9.0         176.2       2.0       151      849       3.2       91
Providence, RI...........          17.5         283.8       1.0       231      961       2.6      154
Charleston, SC...........          13.8         235.9       3.4        66      873       4.1       37
Greenville, SC...........          13.8         257.7       3.5        58      859       2.4      178
Horry, SC................           8.6         121.1       3.0        95      598       3.6       64
                                                                                                     
Lexington, SC............           6.4         112.8       4.1        25      741       2.1      215
Richland, SC.............           9.6         214.1       2.1       145      833       2.3      193
Spartanburg, SC..........           6.0         128.1       3.0        95      814       2.8      138
York, SC.................           5.1          84.9       4.1        25      763       0.5      315
Minnehaha, SD............           7.0         123.5       1.5       204      850       3.3       82
Davidson, TN.............          20.7         459.2       3.3        71    1,030       5.5        8
Hamilton, TN.............           9.2         194.7       3.0        95      865       4.5       25
Knox, TN.................          11.6         233.2       1.6       192      834       2.3      193
Rutherford, TN...........           5.1         117.2       3.9        39      843       2.1      215
Shelby, TN...............          19.9         483.8       1.5       204      979       1.5      265
                                                                                                     
Williamson, TN...........           7.8         116.9       6.5         1    1,101       5.2       10
Bell, TX.................           5.1         116.2       4.2        22      823       2.6      154
Bexar, TX................          38.2         821.4       3.3        71      874       2.2      204
Brazoria, TX.............           5.4         103.4       4.0        32      992       2.8      138
Brazos, TX...............           4.3          99.8       4.5        16      734      -0.4      326
Cameron, TX..............           6.4         135.7       1.2       221      615       2.2      204
Collin, TX...............          22.4         366.9       4.9        11    1,126       2.5      165
Dallas, TX...............          73.2       1,616.8       4.0        32    1,157       1.4      274
Denton, TX...............          13.4         221.4       6.1         3      885       3.0      117
Ector, TX................           4.0          72.0      -8.3       340    1,037      -4.9      340
                                                                                                     
El Paso, TX..............          14.6         292.0       3.1        89      698       2.6      154
Fort Bend, TX............          11.9         170.6       3.6        49      949      -0.3      323
Galveston, TX............           5.8         102.8       3.5        58      853       3.5       72
Gregg, TX................           4.3          76.1      -4.2       338      846      -1.5      337
Harris, TX...............         111.2       2,287.6       0.8       252    1,240       0.1      319
Hidalgo, TX..............          11.9         243.9       2.5       124      624       1.0      300
Jefferson, TX............           5.9         123.1       0.4       292    1,003       2.7      147
Lubbock, TX..............           7.4         135.0       2.4       128      779       2.1      215
McLennan, TX.............           5.1         108.1       1.9       162      792       2.2      204
Midland, TX..............           5.4          86.8      -7.3       339    1,177      -6.7      341
                                                                                                     
Montgomery, TX...........          10.5         165.3       3.2        81      957       0.0      320
Nueces, TX...............           8.2         163.0       0.8       252      861       1.2      286
Potter, TX...............           4.0          79.1       1.6       192      804       0.2      318
Smith, TX................           6.1         100.2       4.1        25      810      -0.6      329
Tarrant, TX..............          41.1         844.9       2.6       117      967       2.5      165
Travis, TX...............          37.3         692.4       4.6        15    1,122       3.9       47
Webb, TX.................           5.1          97.7       2.6       117      658       0.9      305
Williamson, TX...........           9.5         150.8       4.5        16      937       1.7      253
Davis, UT................           8.0         119.8       3.5        58      785       2.7      147
Salt Lake, UT............          42.4         649.8       3.6        49      933       4.1       37
                                                                                                     
Utah, UT.................          14.6         211.7       6.3         2      767       2.8      138
Weber, UT................           5.8          98.7       3.3        71      744       3.2       91
Chittenden, VT...........           6.6         101.7       0.9       243      928       1.8      247
Arlington, VA............           9.4         171.3       3.0        95    1,587       1.5      265
Chesterfield, VA.........           8.6         131.8       5.7         4      833       1.1      294
Fairfax, VA..............          37.1         589.0       2.0       151    1,462       1.2      286
Henrico, VA..............          11.2         188.3       4.1        25      945       2.5      165
Loudoun, VA..............          11.6         156.0       5.3         7    1,126       2.0      228
Prince William, VA.......           9.1         123.3       4.1        25      860       2.1      215
Alexandria City, VA......           6.7          96.4       1.6       192    1,372       2.2      204
                                                                                                     
Chesapeake City, VA......           6.0          97.3       0.4       292      766       2.8      138
Newport News City, VA....           3.8          97.3      -0.1       317      957       3.1      104
Norfolk City, VA.........           5.8         140.1       0.1       311    1,002       2.9      129
Richmond City, VA........           7.5         150.9       1.8       172    1,089       4.1       37
Virginia Beach City, VA..          11.9         174.0       1.5       204      767       2.5      165
Benton, WA...............           5.6          84.5       3.3        71      965       3.1      104
Clark, WA................          13.9         147.9       3.8        42      915       3.0      117
King, WA.................          84.3       1,292.1       3.4        66    1,463       1.0      300
Kitsap, WA...............           6.6          85.6       2.3       137      921       2.4      178
Pierce, WA...............          21.5         288.5       1.9       162      898       3.6       64
                                                                                                     
Snohomish, WA............          20.1         277.8       2.8       104    1,050       3.2       91
Spokane, WA..............          15.5         211.6       1.8       172      842       2.3      193
Thurston, WA.............           7.8         107.1       2.3       137      919       4.8       13
Whatcom, WA..............           7.1          84.9       1.8       172      801       2.7      147
Yakima, WA...............           7.7         121.3       (5)        -       679       2.9      129
Kanawha, WV..............           5.9         102.6      -1.2       330      839       1.3      279
Brown, WI................           6.7         152.3       1.0       231      856       3.8       53
Dane, WI.................          14.7         322.8       1.8       172      938       4.6       24
Milwaukee, WI............          25.7         484.9       0.0       313      925       2.8      138
Outagamie, WI............           5.1         105.4       1.3       217      835       3.3       82
                                                                                                     
Waukesha, WI.............          12.6         237.0       1.3       217      953       3.8       53
Winnebago, WI............           3.7          90.6       0.7       266      888       3.1      104
San Juan, PR.............          10.6         250.4       0.4       (6)      614       1.7      (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 72.2 percent of
the total covered workers in the U.S.





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