Each month the Current Employment Statistics program surveys about 144,000 businesses and government agencies, representing approximately 554,000 individual worksites, in order to provide detailed industry data on employment, hours, and earnings of workers on nonfarm payrolls for all 50 States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and about 400 metropolitan areas and divisions.
October 01, 2014
Jobless rates were lower in August than a year earlier in 322 of the 372 metropolitan areas, higher in 44, and unchanged in 6. Nonfarm payroll employment was up in 306 metropolitan areas over the year, down in 57, and unchanged in 9. More...
October 21, 2014
In September, 31 states had over-the-month unemployment rate decreases, 8 states had increases, and 11 states and the District of Columbia had no change. Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 39 states and the District, decreased in 10 states, and was unchanged in South Dakota. More...
Employment, Hours, and Earnings - State and Metro Area
(Current Employment Statistics - CES)
Further information may be obtained by contacting the Current Employment Statistics State and Area program via email or calling (202)691-6559 from 8:30 am through 4:30 pm Eastern Time Monday through Friday.
The cooperating State Employment Security Administrations (SESAs) have labor market information offices which publish and disseminate CES data for their State.