Department of Numbers

Job Growth by State

The table below shows the BLS defined February 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 February 2014
CES Jobs Added
February 2014
CES Jobs Percent Change
February 2014
CPS Jobs Added
February 2014
CPS Jobs Percent Change
Alabama 200 0.01% 5,782 0.29%
Alaska -2,300 -0.68% 208 0.06%
Arizona -4,900 -0.19% 8,198 0.30%
Arkansas 800 0.07% 5,318 0.43%
California 58,800 0.38% 44,637 0.26%
Colorado 6,200 0.26% 16,880 0.65%
Connecticut 800 0.05% 8,489 0.49%
Delaware 2,000 0.46% 1,666 0.40%
District of Columbia -2,000 -0.27% 1,064 0.31%
Florida 33,400 0.43% 53,866 0.61%
Georgia -5,800 -0.14% 13,264 0.30%
Hawaii -2,300 -0.37% 772 0.12%
Idaho 3,300 0.52% 1,064 0.14%
Illinois 6,400 0.11% 16,669 0.28%
Indiana 9,100 0.31% 16,933 0.57%
Iowa 3,900 0.25% 3,850 0.24%
Kansas -1,200 -0.09% 3,442 0.24%
Kentucky -400 -0.02% 5,889 0.31%
Louisiana 1,900 0.10% 8,382 0.42%
Maine 500 0.08% 2,763 0.42%
Maryland -600 -0.02% 5,692 0.19%
Massachusetts 3,800 0.11% 18,204 0.56%
Michigan 4,100 0.10% 25,975 0.60%
Minnesota -100 -0.00% 6,948 0.24%
Mississippi -2,200 -0.20% 297 0.03%
Missouri 1,300 0.05% -5,098 -0.18%
Montana 400 0.09% 3,090 0.63%
Nebraska 3,600 0.37% 2,428 0.25%
Nevada 3,000 0.25% 7,647 0.61%
New Hampshire 3,400 0.53% 3,212 0.45%
New Jersey -3,700 -0.09% -2,812 -0.07%
New Mexico 600 0.07% 4,001 0.46%
New York 17,100 0.19% 9,176 0.10%
North Carolina -11,300 -0.28% 7,399 0.17%
North Dakota 5,800 1.28% 1,097 0.28%
Ohio -4,600 -0.09% 20,538 0.38%
Oklahoma -4,100 -0.25% 3,563 0.21%
Oregon 2,900 0.17% 4,606 0.26%
Pennsylvania 8,700 0.15% 28,483 0.47%
Rhode Island 1,500 0.32% 3,555 0.71%
South Carolina -5,300 -0.28% 8,435 0.42%
South Dakota 1,400 0.33% 1,230 0.28%
Tennessee 6,900 0.25% 12,044 0.43%
Texas 37,600 0.33% 46,607 0.38%
Utah 4,100 0.31% 5,867 0.42%
Vermont -1,500 -0.48% 1,293 0.38%
Virginia 4,900 0.13% 29,956 0.74%
Washington 2,500 0.08% 11,559 0.36%
West Virginia 4,700 0.62% 4,579 0.62%
Wisconsin -9,500 -0.33% 7,000 0.24%
Wyoming -800 -0.27% 1,639 0.56%