Department of Numbers

Job Growth by State

The table below shows the BLS defined July 2014 employment data for the 50 states and the District of Columbia. The Data comes from the Current Population Survey (i.e. Household Survey) and the Current Employment Statistics (i.e. Payroll) survey. Metro area employment data is also available. Visit the employment overview page to see all employment and jobs data. Click on a header to sort.

State July 2014
CES Jobs Added
July 2014
CES Jobs Percent Change
July 2014
CPS Jobs Added
July 2014
CPS Jobs Percent Change
Alabama 6,900 0.36% -7,991 -0.40%
Alaska -400 -0.12% -691 -0.20%
Arizona 13,900 0.54% -3,638 -0.13%
Arkansas 2,200 0.19% -7,166 -0.59%
California 27,700 0.18% -31,376 -0.18%
Colorado 5,500 0.22% 7,906 0.30%
Connecticut 2,400 0.14% -3,686 -0.21%
Delaware 1,500 0.34% 659 0.16%
District of Columbia 400 0.05% 179 0.05%
Florida -1,600 -0.02% -14,061 -0.16%
Georgia 9,500 0.23% -21,981 -0.50%
Hawaii 800 0.13% 442 0.07%
Idaho 2,500 0.39% 5 0.00%
Illinois 10,300 0.18% -912 -0.02%
Indiana -600 -0.02% 336 0.01%
Iowa 0 0.00% -895 -0.06%
Kansas 2,100 0.15% -3,345 -0.23%
Kentucky 9,100 0.49% -13,231 -0.70%
Louisiana 7,700 0.39% -1,349 -0.07%
Maine -900 -0.15% -1,789 -0.27%
Maryland -9,000 -0.34% -16,286 -0.56%
Massachusetts 13,800 0.40% 5,187 0.16%
Michigan 17,899 0.43% -6,681 -0.15%
Minnesota -4,200 -0.15% -5,254 -0.18%
Mississippi 1,300 0.12% -6,968 -0.60%
Missouri 13,200 0.48% -695 -0.02%
Montana 3,100 0.68% 159 0.03%
Nebraska -500 -0.05% -4,708 -0.48%
Nevada -200 -0.02% -1,910 -0.15%
New Hampshire 600 0.09% -2,549 -0.36%
New Jersey 5,700 0.14% 2,362 0.06%
New Mexico 4,400 0.54% -5,618 -0.65%
New York 15,900 0.18% -25,319 -0.28%
North Carolina 15,800 0.38% -19,848 -0.45%
North Dakota 100 0.02% 198 0.05%
Ohio -12,400 -0.23% -13,671 -0.25%
Oklahoma -1,100 -0.07% -11,365 -0.66%
Oregon 200 0.01% 1,554 0.09%
Pennsylvania -700 -0.01% -35,613 -0.59%
Rhode Island 1,200 0.25% 8 0.00%
South Carolina -4,600 -0.24% -6,442 -0.31%
South Dakota 1,100 0.26% -1,031 -0.24%
Tennessee 3,300 0.12% -23,356 -0.82%
Texas 46,600 0.40% -16,353 -0.13%
Utah 6,100 0.46% -4,027 -0.29%
Vermont 1,100 0.36% -916 -0.27%
Virginia 13,300 0.35% -26,997 -0.66%
Washington 7,300 0.24% 593 0.02%
West Virginia -2,900 -0.37% -3,822 -0.51%
Wisconsin 2,900 0.10% -1,485 -0.05%
Wyoming 200 0.07% -1,978 -0.66%