Department of Numbers

Job Growth by State

The table below shows the BLS defined July 2021 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 2021
CES Jobs Added
July 2021
CES Jobs Percent Change
July 2021
CPS Jobs Added
July 2021
CPS Jobs Percent Change
Alabama 6,100 0.30% -24 -0.00%
Alaska 3,800 1.26% -1,497 -0.46%
Arizona 21,100 0.71% 15,383 0.46%
Arkansas 3,700 0.29% -1,591 -0.12%
California 114,400 0.70% 56,069 0.32%
Colorado 14,800 0.54% 388 0.01%
Connecticut 9,400 0.59% 2,739 0.16%
Delaware 3,900 0.87% 1,476 0.32%
District of Columbia 5,000 0.67% 2,538 0.67%
Florida 68,100 0.78% 76,181 0.77%
Georgia 43,600 0.96% 21,266 0.43%
Hawaii 10,200 1.78% 2,357 0.40%
Idaho 2,900 0.37% 1,094 0.13%
Illinois 35,400 0.61% 31,871 0.56%
Indiana 10,600 0.35% -1,110 -0.03%
Iowa 7,400 0.49% 5,629 0.35%
Kansas 6,000 0.44% 719 0.05%
Kentucky -5,100 -0.27% 1,866 0.10%
Louisiana 12,700 0.69% 8,126 0.42%
Maine 1,200 0.19% 2,748 0.43%
Maryland 22,200 0.84% 13,307 0.45%
Massachusetts 43,400 1.25% 4,941 0.14%
Michigan 31,299 0.76% 3,130 0.07%
Minnesota 14,500 0.51% 3,036 0.10%
Mississippi 5,700 0.50% 296 0.02%
Missouri 15,000 0.53% 4,462 0.15%
Montana 3,300 0.69% 2,162 0.42%
Nebraska 2,400 0.24% 2,277 0.23%
Nevada 4,800 0.36% 8,915 0.62%
New Hampshire 5,000 0.76% -1,619 -0.22%
New Jersey 14,600 0.37% 7,467 0.18%
New Mexico 8,900 1.11% 5,123 0.58%
New York 53,500 0.60% -47,833 -0.55%
North Carolina 75,600 1.68% 8,361 0.18%
North Dakota 700 0.17% 671 0.17%
Ohio 19,200 0.36% 15,232 0.29%
Oklahoma -2,500 -0.15% 4,330 0.24%
Oregon 20,000 1.08% 9,599 0.47%
Pennsylvania 28,800 0.50% 3,920 0.07%
Rhode Island 7,200 1.53% 266 0.05%
South Carolina 20,100 0.95% 10,217 0.45%
South Dakota 2,600 0.60% 232 0.05%
Tennessee -6,100 -0.20% 5,991 0.19%
Texas 80,900 0.64% 68,467 0.52%
Utah 16,000 1.00% 13,289 0.83%
Vermont 6,700 2.27% 1,513 0.50%
Virginia 2,300 0.06% 15,413 0.38%
Washington 22,700 0.67% 21,240 0.58%
West Virginia 3,600 0.52% 1,720 0.23%
Wisconsin 13,100 0.46% 9,580 0.32%
Wyoming 1,500 0.55% 49 0.02%