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

ESTABLISHMENT DATA
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
Table 5. Employees on nonfarm payrolls by state and selected industry sector, seasonally adjusted
[In thousands]
State Total(1) Construction Manufacturing
Dec.
2014
Oct.
2015
Nov.
2015
Dec.
2015(p)
Dec.
2014
Oct.
2015
Nov.
2015
Dec.
2015(p)
Dec.
2014
Oct.
2015
Nov.
2015
Dec.
2015(p)

Alabama(2)

1,942.8 1,956.7 1,964.5 1,963.1 81.0 83.5 85.2 84.9 - - - -

Alaska

340.6 339.4 337.7 340.3 18.1 17.9 18.1 18.5 14.5 13.3 13.2 14.4

Arizona

2,607.3 2,651.4 2,667.4 2,671.8 126.7 129.6 134.5 132.9 156.1 156.1 156.8 156.7

Arkansas

1,204.6 1,216.0 1,215.0 1,223.9 47.4 53.4 52.1 52.6 157.4 152.7 151.4 152.9

California

15,860.7 16,252.5 16,259.7 16,320.1 686.5 734.5 734.6 745.8 1,271.7 1,267.0 1,267.6 1,269.2


Colorado

2,492.8 2,530.5 2,528.7 2,539.4 148.2 154.9 157.2 159.9 138.4 140.9 141.5 143.2

Connecticut

1,678.1 1,694.6 1,700.4 1,700.7 54.9 57.1 57.4 57.1 159.7 161.0 161.7 161.3

Delaware(3)

442.8 446.0 447.9 450.3 20.1 22.1 21.2 22.1 25.7 25.6 25.7 25.8

District of Columbia(2)(3)

761.4 769.9 769.9 772.1 14.5 14.6 14.6 14.9 - - - -

Florida

7,965.7 8,149.6 8,176.9 8,198.8 409.9 427.1 435.5 438.4 331.8 336.3 340.0 341.0


Georgia

4,226.5 4,305.4 4,314.3 4,317.6 158.2 161.2 164.4 166.3 370.4 376.0 377.2 377.2

Hawaii(3)

626.0 637.8 638.1 641.7 30.9 34.6 35.2 35.7 13.4 13.5 13.4 13.4

Idaho

659.1 681.9 685.4 688.2 37.4 40.5 40.7 41.5 59.5 63.2 63.7 64.4

Illinois

5,907.0 5,926.8 5,920.3 5,904.0 209.9 210.7 208.3 215.0 581.0 566.6 566.5 567.0

Indiana

3,012.1 3,060.0 3,067.1 3,069.2 122.9 120.1 123.0 124.8 514.6 525.7 523.1 519.7


Iowa

1,559.1 1,576.3 1,583.6 1,584.7 77.5 80.6 85.1 87.5 216.7 214.4 214.7 215.0

Kansas

1,401.9 1,408.5 1,406.8 1,408.8 60.7 65.5 64.1 65.2 162.5 161.3 162.1 162.9

Kentucky

1,880.0 1,909.0 1,915.1 1,920.2 74.3 78.1 77.9 78.9 237.5 244.0 244.5 245.3

Louisiana

1,996.6 1,983.3 1,982.8 1,979.0 141.7 144.6 147.7 147.7 148.7 147.2 145.8 144.3

Maine

604.7 612.4 612.0 613.3 26.0 25.4 25.9 26.7 50.7 50.4 50.3 50.0


Maryland(3)

2,641.3 2,685.9 2,685.7 2,696.2 153.5 159.6 159.5 159.8 103.0 103.0 104.0 104.3

Massachusetts

3,445.9 3,507.7 3,512.6 3,519.7 128.3 132.4 137.0 137.8 248.6 249.9 249.7 250.3

Michigan

4,217.6 4,277.8 4,287.0 4,297.4 144.6 149.6 153.1 155.6 584.9 602.1 606.8 603.5

Minnesota

2,831.4 2,855.4 2,864.6 2,873.7 105.8 104.3 106.9 108.2 315.8 314.6 314.0 315.6

Mississippi

1,124.5 1,133.9 1,133.5 1,135.0 45.9 46.8 47.3 47.4 139.4 141.7 141.8 142.0


Missouri

2,744.6 2,766.6 2,770.7 2,770.6 110.7 113.5 114.3 116.9 260.8 261.4 261.7 262.0

Montana

454.7 457.0 456.6 457.2 25.6 24.6 25.0 25.8 19.0 18.7 18.8 19.0

Nebraska(3)

996.8 1,007.9 1,011.2 1,011.0 46.8 47.9 47.5 46.9 96.5 94.9 94.8 94.2

Nevada

1,230.5 1,266.0 1,259.4 1,255.7 64.2 70.4 70.5 69.7 42.2 42.2 42.2 42.4

New Hampshire

653.0 657.4 657.5 656.4 24.0 23.8 24.6 24.4 67.1 68.1 67.6 67.4


New Jersey

3,982.3 4,029.4 4,034.2 4,047.5 144.3 152.0 154.4 155.1 242.0 245.9 245.4 245.6

New Mexico

827.4 827.9 831.8 830.0 43.1 42.4 42.2 41.6 28.4 27.4 27.1 27.6

New York

9,156.3 9,294.4 9,303.8 9,316.2 346.9 362.3 371.2 373.4 450.9 451.1 450.0 448.5

North Carolina

4,203.1 4,267.6 4,283.0 4,289.9 184.4 192.7 188.3 191.5 455.2 462.4 462.0 459.9

North Dakota

469.8 457.8 455.0 451.0 37.2 36.1 34.7 34.2 26.6 25.8 25.5 25.3


Ohio

5,368.8 5,427.1 5,436.3 5,451.5 193.5 191.2 194.0 194.5 677.2 689.6 688.5 691.7

Oklahoma(2)

1,668.3 1,665.3 1,664.5 1,659.4 77.5 80.4 81.5 82.8 - - - -

Oregon

1,750.8 1,785.4 1,796.3 1,798.6 80.7 80.6 82.0 82.2 183.0 186.4 185.8 186.9

Pennsylvania

5,825.5 5,859.4 5,853.7 5,863.5 232.1 238.9 234.1 231.6 570.8 564.9 565.2 567.2

Rhode Island

479.3 484.5 486.6 487.7 16.6 15.2 15.5 16.5 41.4 42.1 42.1 42.0


South Carolina

1,975.2 2,019.3 2,025.1 2,040.2 83.7 88.7 89.5 89.7 233.3 230.1 230.6 232.0

South Dakota(3)

424.7 432.9 434.4 434.1 22.5 23.4 24.5 24.7 43.2 44.3 43.9 43.6

Tennessee(3)

2,850.9 2,888.7 2,896.4 2,915.8 115.5 114.7 115.5 117.0 330.6 330.5 332.8 335.3

Texas

11,749.5 11,866.3 11,891.5 11,916.4 677.9 671.6 681.0 684.8 891.2 855.3 854.1 849.3

Utah

1,353.6 1,388.9 1,392.5 1,396.8 81.2 84.7 85.1 85.6 121.3 126.6 126.3 126.2


Vermont

311.7 313.6 316.4 314.3 14.6 14.3 14.8 15.3 31.0 30.3 30.3 30.2

Virginia

3,797.4 3,833.6 3,849.3 3,856.1 178.4 184.3 185.6 186.2 232.9 234.3 235.8 234.0

Washington

3,122.6 3,192.9 3,203.3 3,210.5 167.7 173.7 177.0 177.6 291.0 290.5 290.4 291.0

West Virginia

763.1 750.8 750.6 751.3 32.3 27.7 27.3 30.0 47.5 47.9 47.7 47.6

Wisconsin

2,872.0 2,903.7 2,899.3 2,897.7 107.7 106.5 108.2 110.2 469.1 473.3 473.4 473.5

Wyoming

295.0 292.0 290.3 288.6 23.8 24.1 23.8 23.4 9.9 9.9 9.7 9.7


Puerto Rico(3)

908.2 911.5 912.2 910.5 28.5 23.5 23.5 23.9 74.9 73.4 73.2 73.0

Virgin Islands(2)

38.1 38.2 38.3 38.2 - - - - - - - -

Footnotes
(1) Includes mining and logging, information, and other services (except public administration), not shown separately.
(2) Missing series (denoted by '-') are 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 2014 benchmark levels. Estimates subsequent to the current benchmarks are preliminary and will be revised when new information becomes available.

ESTABLISHMENT DATA
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
Table 5. Employees on nonfarm payrolls by state and selected industry sector, seasonally adjusted-Continued
[In thousands]
State Trade, transportation, and utilities Financial activities Professional and business services
Dec.
2014
Oct.
2015
Nov.
2015
Dec.
2015(p)
Dec.
2014
Oct.
2015
Nov.
2015
Dec.
2015(p)
Dec.
2014
Oct.
2015
Nov.
2015
Dec.
2015(p)

Alabama

378.6 377.3 381.8 382.7 94.7 96.4 96.8 97.1 225.3 230.1 230.0 228.3

Alaska

66.3 69.3 68.3 69.0 12.5 12.2 12.2 12.0 29.4 28.9 27.6 27.9

Arizona

501.6 504.7 507.5 508.4 190.5 198.8 196.4 198.4 391.8 399.2 404.8 409.8

Arkansas

248.9 248.0 247.7 249.5 49.5 51.1 50.9 50.4 134.9 140.0 141.1 141.3

California

2,914.3 2,964.2 2,977.0 2,984.7 793.0 793.2 793.5 797.4 2,493.4 2,602.2 2,602.3 2,618.1


Colorado

436.1 434.5 435.5 436.6 154.7 160.0 158.7 159.8 390.7 390.2 385.2 385.3

Connecticut

304.1 306.9 308.6 308.8 128.3 130.7 130.8 130.9 214.7 216.0 217.0 217.2

Delaware

80.4 79.6 79.8 80.1 46.3 46.7 46.6 47.0 61.4 60.3 62.1 62.6

District of Columbia

32.3 32.1 32.4 32.4 30.4 31.2 31.1 31.2 160.1 167.1 166.2 164.9

Florida

1,654.9 1,686.3 1,689.3 1,694.5 533.5 542.6 545.2 546.8 1,193.2 1,228.9 1,235.9 1,244.3


Georgia

891.7 909.3 910.2 909.2 234.6 239.8 238.5 236.8 631.8 650.0 654.1 659.1

Hawaii

118.0 120.4 120.2 120.0 27.6 28.0 27.9 28.0 83.7 83.8 83.4 84.2

Idaho

132.8 138.1 137.9 137.1 33.4 35.2 35.5 35.5 78.9 81.4 82.1 82.9

Illinois

1,176.9 1,182.6 1,182.1 1,170.0 368.5 368.8 369.0 368.9 924.2 938.2 934.2 929.6

Indiana

581.5 598.1 599.8 605.0 130.9 129.8 130.0 129.2 328.2 324.1 324.5 324.1


Iowa

315.2 315.7 317.5 315.0 104.6 107.0 107.6 107.8 137.1 142.6 140.3 139.5

Kansas

264.8 268.1 267.5 266.3 79.3 80.2 80.9 80.8 172.2 174.2 172.0 170.6

Kentucky

381.3 384.1 385.5 385.1 90.3 94.7 95.2 95.2 216.7 215.0 216.4 221.0

Louisiana

394.1 384.3 383.1 381.5 92.8 91.9 91.6 91.6 213.7 218.7 217.6 216.5

Maine

119.2 120.5 120.4 119.7 30.4 31.2 30.9 31.3 63.5 65.3 65.6 66.5


Maryland

457.4 462.1 462.3 464.9 144.2 147.2 146.9 146.5 427.0 437.3 437.3 438.2

Massachusetts

566.1 564.2 563.1 560.2 208.9 210.7 212.3 212.5 523.3 544.7 544.6 546.3

Michigan

761.1 765.2 766.2 769.5 206.1 211.5 212.7 212.9 633.4 644.8 643.3 645.8

Minnesota

520.9 522.1 523.5 521.5 179.0 181.1 181.4 183.4 357.7 369.4 371.7 368.5

Mississippi

221.8 222.6 222.3 222.9 44.3 45.0 45.0 44.2 102.9 104.8 103.2 104.7


Missouri

524.1 527.3 527.9 525.1 164.5 166.4 166.9 166.2 356.9 359.8 358.2 357.5

Montana

93.8 95.9 95.2 94.8 25.7 26.9 26.9 26.7 39.8 40.0 39.9 39.7

Nebraska

203.0 205.8 207.5 206.3 73.1 74.7 75.5 75.7 112.6 113.6 114.3 113.3

Nevada

232.5 231.6 231.2 231.3 57.1 57.4 56.6 55.7 159.0 164.2 162.2 161.2

New Hampshire

138.9 140.0 141.5 140.6 36.0 36.1 36.1 36.7 73.5 74.6 72.5 72.9


New Jersey

844.5 856.4 853.3 855.7 246.6 248.5 248.9 248.3 637.4 634.6 636.7 643.4

New Mexico

139.1 138.3 138.6 136.4 33.5 33.7 34.3 34.1 100.3 102.7 102.7 102.8

New York

1,566.9 1,577.5 1,573.2 1,569.5 691.0 694.9 698.1 699.2 1,242.5 1,263.8 1,265.2 1,269.3

North Carolina

790.2 795.1 800.1 801.9 213.9 221.8 223.8 222.4 587.8 601.1 606.8 607.0

North Dakota

107.1 105.1 104.1 102.4 24.2 23.9 23.9 23.9 36.4 36.4 36.4 36.3


Ohio

997.8 1,015.8 1,011.0 1,017.3 289.9 298.1 298.4 296.8 716.6 714.1 715.6 717.8

Oklahoma

303.9 308.7 306.8 306.0 79.7 80.9 81.5 81.2 191.1 191.0 189.2 188.0

Oregon

330.7 335.0 337.6 337.7 93.2 94.3 95.1 95.3 226.0 233.3 235.5 235.5

Pennsylvania

1,123.0 1,125.6 1,125.0 1,127.4 313.7 320.0 320.2 321.3 762.4 770.0 769.8 772.2

Rhode Island

75.4 74.3 75.1 75.3 32.5 32.8 32.6 32.8 60.6 64.0 64.3 64.8


South Carolina

379.6 387.3 387.6 390.4 96.7 93.9 94.1 95.0 261.3 274.3 275.9 281.1

South Dakota

85.9 87.3 87.1 88.0 29.5 29.7 30.0 29.9 29.9 31.5 32.4 32.4

Tennessee

598.6 612.6 614.9 620.3 142.2 146.7 148.4 147.4 381.2 389.2 389.1 393.8

Texas

2,348.1 2,384.7 2,379.3 2,378.4 713.2 709.2 712.2 715.5 1,576.1 1,598.8 1,608.4 1,620.9

Utah

261.0 257.5 261.0 263.5 76.9 79.5 80.3 80.5 189.9 195.9 197.1 193.6


Vermont

56.2 55.9 55.9 55.8 12.3 12.4 12.2 12.2 26.8 26.9 26.8 26.8

Virginia

654.6 651.7 656.2 655.3 193.6 199.3 199.5 200.0 676.5 692.6 695.0 701.8

Washington

579.5 594.3 595.6 597.9 156.5 157.5 157.3 158.4 379.7 392.1 396.2 394.7

West Virginia

135.9 134.5 135.2 134.9 30.9 30.7 30.4 30.3 68.3 68.0 67.9 67.1

Wisconsin

528.3 531.7 534.8 530.2 153.9 156.5 156.0 155.8 307.5 317.2 312.6 312.4

Wyoming

55.5 54.2 54.4 53.8 11.3 11.9 11.9 11.7 19.1 19.4 18.9 19.1


Puerto Rico

175.2 178.0 179.6 177.9 42.3 42.1 41.9 41.9 112.1 113.5 112.7 112.2

Virgin Islands(1)

8.1 8.1 8.1 8.0 - - - - - - - -

Footnotes
(1) Missing series (denoted by '-') are 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.
(p) Preliminary

NOTE: Data are counts of jobs by place of work. Estimates are currently estimated from 2014 benchmark levels. Estimates subsequent to the current benchmarks are preliminary and will be revised when new information becomes available.

ESTABLISHMENT DATA
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
Table 5. Employees on nonfarm payrolls by state and selected industry sector, seasonally adjusted-Continued
[In thousands]
State Education and health services Leisure and hospitality Government
Dec.
2014
Oct.
2015
Nov.
2015
Dec.
2015(p)
Dec.
2014
Oct.
2015
Nov.
2015
Dec.
2015(p)
Dec.
2014
Oct.
2015
Nov.
2015
Dec.
2015(p)

Alabama

227.1 231.2 232.3 232.1 188.2 192.5 193.7 192.9 379.5 380.7 379.5 379.5

Alaska

47.2 47.9 47.8 48.3 34.8 34.1 35.0 34.3 82.0 80.2 80.1 80.3

Arizona

389.9 398.0 401.4 401.3 292.6 301.2 302.4 301.9 411.1 412.9 412.6 411.0

Arkansas

173.5 178.9 179.1 180.5 113.1 112.0 112.7 116.0 213.2 212.6 212.7 212.7

California

2,443.9 2,506.3 2,513.9 2,516.0 1,784.5 1,852.7 1,854.3 1,861.1 2,431.7 2,472.1 2,463.5 2,467.2

Colorado

304.4 314.5 315.2 315.4 306.1 318.8 319.6 322.1 409.1 413.7 413.7 414.4

Connecticut

328.7 332.7 333.4 332.9 155.0 157.9 158.8 159.1 237.7 237.6 237.5 237.3

Delaware

73.2 74.4 74.8 74.5 47.6 48.7 49.1 49.9 65.3 66.2 65.9 65.9

District of Columbia

129.7 130.4 130.2 130.1 70.0 69.1 69.6 71.5 236.3 235.2 235.7 236.7

Florida

1,181.3 1,221.0 1,224.0 1,226.0 1,109.3 1,151.8 1,151.4 1,153.1 1,079.3 1,073.5 1,072.6 1,073.5

Georgia

533.0 545.0 545.9 545.9 444.6 455.8 458.0 457.6 687.5 697.2 696.0 693.3

Hawaii

79.5 81.1 81.1 81.6 113.5 115.1 115.6 116.5 124.8 124.7 124.6 125.4

Idaho

93.9 97.7 98.0 98.6 67.0 68.6 70.5 70.7 120.2 120.5 120.4 121.2

Illinois

894.1 905.6 902.4 900.3 559.7 562.3 564.1 563.1 831.2 830.8 830.7 831.0

Indiana

441.5 458.1 458.9 457.7 295.0 305.1 306.8 306.4 429.2 431.7 433.7 435.8

Iowa

223.7 229.1 229.3 230.4 139.7 140.4 142.6 142.6 257.7 257.8 257.4 256.3

Kansas

191.5 192.8 193.0 194.8 124.8 124.5 125.1 125.8 257.7 254.8 255.0 255.2

Kentucky

264.2 270.4 272.4 273.9 185.4 191.4 192.8 189.5 324.6 325.2 325.5 325.9

Louisiana

301.5 308.1 309.2 311.6 225.0 227.6 226.7 225.4 327.1 321.0 321.1 321.1

Maine

123.0 124.3 123.8 124.0 61.4 63.9 64.1 64.3 99.7 100.3 99.8 99.7

Maryland

434.5 443.2 442.5 447.5 265.5 271.0 270.0 271.8 506.7 513.5 513.7 513.6

Massachusetts

744.2 762.2 762.4 766.6 346.6 354.7 355.7 354.8 456.6 462.4 462.4 463.4

Michigan

649.1 664.2 666.3 667.9 406.9 412.6 415.0 415.3 595.2 589.2 586.7 587.9

Minnesota

501.6 512.3 512.1 514.2 256.7 263.4 265.2 268.0 418.6 416.3 417.6 421.9

Mississippi

136.6 136.4 137.1 138.1 126.7 130.2 130.3 130.4 245.5 246.9 246.8 245.7

Missouri

434.4 446.1 446.6 447.7 287.3 286.9 288.4 287.2 431.5 432.1 432.7 433.4

Montana

69.8 71.1 71.1 71.2 60.1 58.4 58.4 58.4 87.6 87.8 88.1 88.3

Nebraska

150.3 155.0 155.8 157.2 88.7 86.5 86.2 87.5 171.7 173.0 172.9 173.5

Nevada

118.6 124.2 123.2 124.1 342.2 357.4 354.2 351.8 152.5 154.8 155.4 156.0

New Hampshire

117.1 118.5 118.4 118.6 67.3 67.8 68.5 67.9 90.3 88.5 88.1 87.8


New Jersey

640.5 652.1 654.9 656.7 358.2 366.8 368.7 368.4 622.5 622.5 622.4 623.2

New Mexico

131.3 132.6 133.8 134.2 90.5 92.7 94.6 95.0 191.6 191.7 192.0 192.3

New York

1,871.6 1,934.5 1,941.4 1,944.1 879.7 896.4 893.2 891.6 1,439.3 1,437.9 1,437.0 1,436.2

North Carolina

572.4 583.9 588.2 585.7 451.4 455.9 458.8 465.1 715.8 717.1 716.7 717.1

North Dakota

59.7 59.3 59.1 59.2 41.6 40.7 40.6 40.3 80.6 80.7 80.8 80.5

Ohio

890.2 908.5 909.2 914.1 547.1 552.8 558.5 557.3 759.1 757.8 760.5 759.8

Oklahoma

230.0 232.9 232.4 230.6 155.0 161.4 162.4 161.3 348.0 348.1 349.0 348.7

Oregon

253.6 260.7 263.3 263.6 184.8 190.5 191.2 190.7 297.8 303.6 303.7 304.5

Pennsylvania

1,190.6 1,202.9 1,205.2 1,204.9 546.2 556.1 552.5 556.2 708.4 705.2 705.3 706.5

Rhode Island

104.9 106.2 106.3 105.7 55.6 58.1 58.7 58.6 60.1 59.6 59.3 59.3

South Carolina

227.8 237.8 239.2 239.3 230.3 241.6 242.6 243.6 360.0 362.3 362.6 364.0

South Dakota

68.6 70.5 70.0 69.7 45.0 45.9 46.2 45.6 78.0 79.0 78.6 78.8

Tennessee

406.3 411.7 412.0 414.8 300.2 310.4 309.3 311.3 426.9 426.2 427.1 429.1

Texas

1,553.1 1,611.4 1,614.0 1,621.4 1,212.5 1,269.4 1,268.2 1,267.8 1,841.3 1,858.5 1,863.2 1,866.9

Utah

177.0 185.8 185.0 188.2 132.1 140.4 139.1 140.7 230.1 234.4 234.7 234.2

Vermont

62.9 64.4 64.7 64.8 36.2 35.9 38.3 36.1 56.0 57.3 57.0 56.9

Virginia

499.3 506.6 507.7 508.0 377.3 380.7 384.6 385.7 708.2 708.2 707.5 707.2

Washington

460.2 474.0 472.7 473.8 297.5 309.5 312.5 311.8 557.0 562.1 564.3 565.9

West Virginia

126.5 129.1 129.8 128.9 72.7 71.2 70.5 70.9 153.8 152.2 152.0 152.1

Wisconsin

433.1 446.2 445.0 445.0 267.9 267.9 265.8 263.9 412.3 412.2 411.0 414.4

Wyoming

27.2 27.7 27.8 27.7 36.0 36.8 35.8 35.6 71.3 71.9 72.2 72.4

Puerto Rico

125.3 129.1 129.3 129.2 80.4 81.5 82.5 82.4 231.6 232.7 231.8 232.3

Virgin Islands(1)

- - - - 7.3 7.5 7.7 7.6 10.9 10.9 10.9 10.9

Footnotes
(1) Missing series (denoted by '-') are 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.
(p) Preliminary

NOTE: Data are counts of jobs by place of work. Estimates are currently estimated from 2014 benchmark levels. Estimates subsequent to the current benchmarks are preliminary and will be revised when new information becomes available.

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