Department of Numbers

Job Growth by State

The table below shows the BLS defined November 2020 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 November 2020
CES Jobs Added
November 2020
CES Jobs Percent Change
November 2020
CPS Jobs Added
November 2020
CPS Jobs Percent Change
Alabama 6,600 0.33% 46,709 2.20%
Alaska 1,500 0.49% -5,193 -1.56%
Arizona 6,500 0.23% 3,577 0.11%
Arkansas 4,500 0.36% -2,746 -0.22%
California 57,100 0.35% -141,569 -0.81%
Colorado -6,900 -0.26% 475 0.02%
Connecticut -1,600 -0.10% -4,203 -0.24%
Delaware -1,200 -0.28% -1,868 -0.41%
District of Columbia -600 -0.08% 2,023 0.55%
Florida 4,000 0.05% 41,596 0.44%
Georgia 20,900 0.47% 12,759 0.26%
Hawaii 13,900 2.56% 39,655 7.19%
Idaho 6,200 0.81% -160 -0.02%
Illinois -20,000 -0.35% -110,190 -1.89%
Indiana -1,000 -0.03% -22,929 -0.72%
Iowa -10,100 -0.67% -14,075 -0.89%
Kansas -2,900 -0.21% 5,493 0.38%
Kentucky 1,000 0.05% 67,391 3.70%
Louisiana 18,500 0.98% 2,191 0.11%
Maine -500 -0.08% 1,965 0.31%
Maryland 24,100 0.92% 25,596 0.88%
Massachusetts 12,200 0.36% -17,982 -0.54%
Michigan -10,700 -0.27% -13,688 -0.30%
Minnesota -12,600 -0.45% 23,769 0.83%
Mississippi 3,800 0.34% 2,303 0.19%
Missouri 17,400 0.63% 28,265 0.99%
Montana 1,200 0.25% 797 0.16%
Nebraska -4,200 -0.42% 1,835 0.18%
Nevada 9,200 0.70% -793 -0.06%
New Hampshire 0 0.00% 24,311 3.48%
New Jersey 7,100 0.18% 12,165 0.30%
New Mexico -3,300 -0.41% 6,241 0.73%
New York 29,500 0.34% 146,198 1.78%
North Carolina 16,500 0.38% 28,320 0.61%
North Dakota -2,000 -0.49% 2,067 0.54%
Ohio 29,400 0.56% -132,276 -2.41%
Oklahoma 4,400 0.27% -2,015 -0.11%
Oregon 4,200 0.23% -6,020 -0.30%
Pennsylvania 21,000 0.37% 15,232 0.26%
Rhode Island -500 -0.11% -2,012 -0.40%
South Carolina 16,300 0.77% -63,843 -2.79%
South Dakota 400 0.09% 548 0.12%
Tennessee 2,100 0.07% 186,724 6.04%
Texas 61,000 0.49% -87,265 -0.67%
Utah 14,100 0.90% 4,935 0.31%
Vermont 1,700 0.59% 2,115 0.68%
Virginia 8,100 0.21% 28,787 0.71%
Washington 16,600 0.50% -147,033 -3.91%
West Virginia -400 -0.06% 6,420 0.90%
Wisconsin -3,900 -0.14% 9,868 0.33%
Wyoming -1,000 -0.36% -227 -0.08%