July 26, 2011
From May 2011 to June 2011, 16 states recorded statistically significant changes in employment.
The four largest over-the-month statistically significant job gains occurred in Texas (+32,000), California (+28,800), Michigan (+18,000), and Minnesota (+13,200).
Four states reported statistically significant job losses from May 2011 to June 2011: Tennessee (−16,900), Missouri (−15,700), Virginia (−14,600), and Kansas (−7,500).
Over the year, 18 states experienced statistically significant changes in employment, all of which were increases. The largest increase occurred in Texas (+220,000), followed by California (+157,000), Ohio (+72,400), and Illinois (+59,000).
These data are from the Current Employment Statistics (State and Metro area) program and are seasonally adjusted. To learn more, see "Regional and State Employment and Unemployment — June 2011" (HTML) (PDF), news release USDL-11-1084.
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Editor's Desk, States with statistically significant employment changes, June 2011 on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2011/ted_20110726.htm (visited August 27, 2014).
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