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.
August 27, 2014
Jobless rates were lower in July than a year earlier in 348 of the 372 metropolitan areas, higher in 16, and unchanged in 8. Nonfarm payroll employment was up in 327 metropolitan areas over the year, down in 41, and unchanged in 4. More...
August 18, 2014
In July, 30 states had over-the-month unemployment rate increases, 8 states had decreases, and 12 states and the District of Columbia had no change. Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 36 states and the district, decreased in 13 states, and was unchanged in Iowa. 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.