Department of Numbers

Job Growth by State

The table below shows the BLS defined July 2015 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 2015
CES Jobs Added
July 2015
CES Jobs Percent Change
July 2015
CPS Jobs Added
July 2015
CPS Jobs Percent Change
Alabama 5,000 0.26% -9,170 -0.45%
Alaska -200 -0.06% -872 -0.26%
Arizona 7,900 0.30% -17,031 -0.57%
Arkansas 1,200 0.10% 965 0.08%
California 80,700 0.50% 13,781 0.08%
Colorado -2,200 -0.09% -7,910 -0.29%
Connecticut 4,100 0.24% -1,991 -0.11%
Delaware 200 0.04% 254 0.06%
District of Columbia -400 -0.05% 1,418 0.40%
Florida 30,500 0.38% -38,746 -0.43%
Georgia 4,600 0.11% -10,321 -0.23%
Hawaii -2,000 -0.32% -952 -0.15%
Idaho 2,000 0.30% 251 0.03%
Illinois 1,900 0.03% 6,950 0.11%
Indiana 900 0.03% 13,580 0.44%
Iowa 8,100 0.52% -3,990 -0.24%
Kansas -4,300 -0.31% -9,535 -0.67%
Kentucky -4,000 -0.21% -21,382 -1.14%
Louisiana -4,500 -0.23% -7,918 -0.38%
Maine -300 -0.05% 108 0.02%
Maryland 9,200 0.35% 3,488 0.12%
Massachusetts 7,200 0.21% -21,356 -0.62%
Michigan 8,600 0.20% 197 0.00%
Minnesota -3,900 -0.14% -15,128 -0.52%
Mississippi 5,800 0.51% 4,212 0.36%
Missouri 11,900 0.43% -19,102 -0.66%
Montana 700 0.15% -684 -0.14%
Nebraska -1,200 -0.12% -3,431 -0.35%
Nevada 3,900 0.31% 5,305 0.40%
New Hampshire 3,400 0.52% 209 0.03%
New Jersey -13,600 -0.34% -3,620 -0.08%
New Mexico -800 -0.10% -4,259 -0.49%
New York 19,000 0.21% -25,067 -0.27%
North Carolina 20,600 0.49% -11,743 -0.26%
North Dakota -2,400 -0.52% -2,000 -0.50%
Ohio 14,900 0.28% -5,808 -0.11%
Oklahoma 10,800 0.65% -9,704 -0.55%
Oregon 4,600 0.26% -8,079 -0.44%
Pennsylvania 8,000 0.14% -637 -0.01%
Rhode Island 3,300 0.68% 2,086 0.40%
South Carolina 3,300 0.17% -655 -0.03%
South Dakota -200 -0.05% 366 0.08%
Tennessee 1,300 0.05% -20,143 -0.69%
Texas 31,400 0.27% -48,104 -0.38%
Utah 4,400 0.32% -1,198 -0.08%
Vermont -200 -0.06% 405 0.12%
Virginia -2,500 -0.07% -10,716 -0.26%
Washington 5,900 0.19% -9,712 -0.29%
West Virginia -2,200 -0.30% 609 0.08%
Wisconsin 12,400 0.43% -7,598 -0.26%
Wyoming 2,700 0.93% 844 0.28%