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.
February 05, 2014
Jobless rates were lower in December than a year earlier in 339 of the 372 metropolitan areas, higher in 25, and unchanged in 8. Nonfarm payroll employment was up in 294 metropolitan areas over the year, down in 67, and unchanged in 11. More...
January 28, 2014
In December, 39 states and the District of Columbia had over-the-month unemployment rate decreases, 2 states had increases, and 9 states had no change. Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 30 states, decreased in 19 states and the district, and was unchanged in Vermont. 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.