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Table 1. Covered (1) establishments, employment, and wages in the 329 largest counties, first quarter 2012 (2)

Table 1. Covered(1) establishments, employment, and wages in the 329 largest counties,
first quarter 2012(2)
                                                                                                       
                                                                                                       
                                                     Employment               Average weekly wage(4)   
                                                                                                       
                          Establishments,                                                              
        County(3)          first quarter                Percent   Ranking            Percent   Ranking 
                                2012         March      change,      by     First    change,      by   
                            (thousands)       2012       March    percent  quarter    first    percent 
                                          (thousands) 2011-12(5)   change    2012    quarter    change 
                                                                                   2011-12(5)          
                                                                                                       
                                                                                                       
United States(6).........       9,211.8     130,175.4       1.8         -     $984       5.4         - 
                                                                                                       
Jefferson, AL............          17.6         335.0       1.6       151      978       6.4       100 
Madison, AL..............           8.8         176.9       0.3       276    1,024       4.6       241 
Mobile, AL...............           9.7         163.8      -0.5       315      790       6.3       110 
Montgomery, AL...........           6.3         126.4       0.0       294      809       6.3       110 
Tuscaloosa, AL...........           4.2          83.9       1.1       203      806       3.7       291 
Anchorage Borough, AK....           8.4         150.3       2.0       121    1,022       7.2        65 
Maricopa, AZ.............          95.6       1,665.1       2.6        78      945       5.8       149 
Pima, AZ.................          19.0         348.1       1.5       159      804       5.0       211 
Benton, AR...............           5.5          96.1       3.1        45    1,166       5.2       194 
Pulaski, AR..............          14.3         241.5       1.0       217      861       5.6       162 
                                                                                                       
Washington, AR...........           5.5          90.9       2.9        54      746       2.9       312 
Alameda, CA..............          57.9         646.5       2.5        86    1,276       7.2        65 
Contra Costa, CA.........          30.7         317.2       0.9       228    1,256       4.0       276 
Fresno, CA...............          31.8         325.8       1.4       175      736       3.7       291 
Kern, CA.................          18.4         272.4       4.4         9      853       8.1        31 
Los Angeles, CA..........         448.8       3,925.0       1.4       175    1,090       4.2       265 
Marin, CA................          12.0         103.7       2.8        63    1,128       2.5       317 
Monterey, CA.............          13.2         153.0       3.1        45      834       3.2       306 
Orange, CA...............         106.0       1,386.8       1.8       137    1,095       5.2       194 
Placer, CA...............          11.1         128.9       1.7       142      934       6.1       129 
                                                                                                       
Riverside, CA............          52.1         565.6       1.1       203      777       4.3       260 
Sacramento, CA...........          55.3         580.1       0.8       238    1,081       6.0       139 
San Bernardino, CA.......          53.0         602.4       1.0       217      790       5.2       194 
San Diego, CA............         102.3       1,253.4       1.1       203    1,076       7.5        44 
San Francisco, CA........          57.2         573.0       4.1        17    1,791       3.6       295 
San Joaquin, CA..........          18.1         199.1       1.0       217      785       4.8       224 
San Luis Obispo, CA......           9.8         102.6       2.8        63      775       4.3       260 
San Mateo, CA............          25.1         334.0       2.8        63    1,622       7.4        51 
Santa Barbara, CA........          14.8         179.0       2.9        54      924       6.5        93 
Santa Clara, CA..........          64.9         884.7       3.5        28    1,957       5.6       162 
                                                                                                       
Santa Cruz, CA...........           9.3          86.9       0.9       228      902      10.0        10 
Solano, CA...............          10.4         119.0       2.5        86      990       6.6        84 
Sonoma, CA...............          19.4         172.2       0.6       250      867       3.1       310 
Stanislaus, CA...........          15.3         158.7       1.3       184      803       7.4        51 
Tulare, CA...............           9.6         137.8       2.9        54      649       4.0       276 
Ventura, CA..............          24.5         305.4       2.2       107    1,034       7.0        69 
Yolo, CA.................           6.3          87.7       0.6       250    1,010       (7)         - 
Adams, CO................           8.9         155.6       1.9       126      848       5.0       211 
Arapahoe, CO.............          18.8         279.0       2.7        72    1,198       5.9       145 
Boulder, CO..............          12.9         158.6       3.1        45    1,126       6.6        84 
                                                                                                       
Denver, CO...............          25.6         425.2       2.9        54    1,270       4.3       260 
Douglas, CO..............           9.5          92.1       4.2        10    1,077      -0.3       324 
El Paso, CO..............          16.7         233.8       0.7       242      857       5.5       166 
Jefferson, CO............          17.8         208.5       3.0        49      970       7.1        68 
Larimer, CO..............          10.0         128.3       3.0        49      826       3.6       295 
Weld, CO.................           5.8          83.2       3.4        33      819       6.0       139 
Fairfield, CT............          32.6         402.3       1.8       137    1,942       2.9       312 
Hartford, CT.............          25.5         485.7       1.4       175    1,320       4.4       256 
New Haven, CT............          22.3         350.9       1.6       151    1,003       5.4       179 
New London, CT...........           6.9         121.4      -0.8       322      987       2.7       315 
                                                                                                       
New Castle, DE...........          16.7         263.7       0.6       250    1,244       3.8       284 
Washington, DC...........          35.3         712.1       1.3       184    1,602       4.0       276 
Alachua, FL..............           6.5         116.3       0.4       269      761       4.4       256 
Brevard, FL..............          14.5         187.7      -0.4       312      853       6.4       100 
Broward, FL..............          63.1         699.6       2.3        99      877       5.7       158 
Collier, FL..............          11.8         124.6       3.2        40      813       6.8        74 
Duval, FL................          26.9         437.3      -0.1       297      947       6.3       110 
Escambia, FL.............           7.9         119.4      -0.4       312      725       5.4       179 
Hillsborough, FL.........          37.9         589.2       2.1       115      920       4.7       233 
Lake, FL.................           7.2          81.8       1.3       184      620       6.2       122 
                                                                                                       
Lee, FL..................          18.7         206.9       2.6        78      739       4.1       270 
Leon, FL.................           8.2         137.5      -0.5       315      750       3.7       291 
Manatee, FL..............           9.4         106.3       4.2        10      706       5.5       166 
Marion, FL...............           7.9          89.7      -0.1       297      643       5.2       194 
Miami-Dade, FL...........          88.6         989.5       2.2       107      909       4.1       270 
Okaloosa, FL.............           6.0          76.4       0.9       228      767       8.0        34 
Orange, FL...............          36.0         676.5       3.0        49      846       5.0       211 
Palm Beach, FL...........          49.5         509.4       2.5        86      934       5.2       194 
Pasco, FL................          10.0          99.8       0.9       228      624       4.7       233 
Pinellas, FL.............          30.6         382.2       1.0       217      829       7.9        37 
                                                                                                       
Polk, FL.................          12.4         191.9      -0.1       297      700       4.5       250 
Sarasota, FL.............          14.4         139.4       2.8        63      755       4.6       241 
Seminole, FL.............          13.7         157.8       2.1       115      774       5.6       162 
Volusia, FL..............          13.4         152.4       0.6       250      659       4.8       224 
Bibb, GA.................           4.6          79.9       1.4       175      732       4.4       256 
Chatham, GA..............           7.6         132.0       2.3        99      801       6.2       122 
Clayton, GA..............           4.3         111.1      -0.8       322      981       0.1       323 
Cobb, GA.................          21.3         301.9       2.6        78    1,057       3.9       280 
De Kalb, GA..............          17.8         276.1       0.2       283    1,034       3.5       299 
Fulton, GA...............          41.1         711.7       2.2       107    1,406       5.1       205 
                                                                                                       
Gwinnett, GA.............          24.0         306.3       1.7       142      940       6.3       110 
Muscogee, GA.............           4.7          92.9      -0.5       315      781       4.6       241 
Richmond, GA.............           4.7          99.0      -0.7       318      791       6.3       110 
Honolulu, HI.............          24.5         440.6       0.8       238      870       6.1       129 
Ada, ID..................          13.7         195.1       2.9        54      810       4.5       250 
Champaign, IL............           4.2          86.9       0.4       269      795       6.1       129 
Cook, IL.................         147.8       2,373.7       1.5       159    1,195       4.7       233 
Du Page, IL..............          37.0         559.8       1.9       126    1,161       6.2       122 
Kane, IL.................          13.3         190.3       2.8        63      815       4.2       265 
Lake, IL.................          22.0         313.4       1.3       184    1,344      10.3         8 
                                                                                                       
McHenry, IL..............           8.6          91.4       1.8       137      769       6.2       122 
McLean, IL...............           3.8          85.2       0.3       276      949       5.0       211 
Madison, IL..............           6.0          93.5      -1.5       327      775       5.2       194 
Peoria, IL...............           4.7         102.1       1.7       142    1,039      10.3         8 
St. Clair, IL............           5.6          93.1      -0.9       324      753       6.1       129 
Sangamon, IL.............           5.3         127.8       0.1       291      946       3.4       301 
Will, IL.................          15.1         198.6       2.2       107      830       5.3       186 
Winnebago, IL............           6.8         123.2       0.3       276      818       6.6        84 
Allen, IN................           9.0         173.3       1.4       175      810       8.0        34 
                                                                                                       
Elkhart, IN..............           4.9         106.9       4.1        17      750       7.3        59 
Hamilton, IN.............           8.6         112.1       3.2        40      952       3.3       305 
Lake, IN.................          10.4         186.0       2.0       121      852       8.4        26 
Marion, IN...............          24.1         555.7       2.8        63    1,029       4.1       270 
St. Joseph, IN...........           6.1         114.5      -0.3       306      760       5.6       162 
Tippecanoe, IN...........           3.3          77.4       3.3        38      829       6.6        84 
Vanderburgh, IN..........           4.9         105.8       1.2       197      766       5.7       158 
Johnson, IA..............           3.6          76.9       1.8       137      836       6.2       122 
Linn, IA.................           6.3         125.2       1.5       159      905       6.7        77 
Polk, IA.................          15.0         266.8       2.8        63      992       5.4       179 
                                                                                                       
Scott, IA................           5.2          86.3       1.6       151      765       5.8       149 
Johnson, KS..............          22.0         306.9       3.7        25    1,016       6.4       100 
Sedgwick, KS.............          12.6         238.7       0.9       228      880       7.6        42 
Shawnee, KS..............           4.9          94.5       0.5       262      795       6.7        77 
Wyandotte, KS............           3.3          82.8       4.0        19      893       8.2        29 
Fayette, KY..............           9.4         174.8       1.9       126      849       5.2       194 
Jefferson, KY............          22.0         418.4       2.4        95      955       8.6        22 
Caddo, LA................           7.5         120.2      -0.3       306      769       4.8       224 
Calcasieu, LA............           4.9          82.8       0.3       276      826       7.4        51 
East Baton Rouge, LA.....          14.8         256.6       1.1       203      877       5.7       158 
                                                                                                       
Jefferson, LA............          13.9         190.1      -0.9       324      868       5.1       205 
Lafayette, LA............           9.1         137.0       3.9        22      918       7.4        51 
Orleans, LA..............          11.3         177.4       3.2        40      979       1.2       319 
St. Tammany, LA..........           7.5          78.8       2.7        72      817       6.4       100 
Cumberland, ME...........          12.6         165.1       0.6       250      868       3.8       284 
Anne Arundel, MD.........          14.5         234.4       3.6        27    1,042       9.3        17 
Baltimore, MD............          21.1         361.0       1.3       184      977       6.1       129 
Frederick, MD............           6.1          91.6      -0.1       297      958       4.6       241 
Harford, MD..............           5.6          86.1       4.7         5      895       5.5       166 
Howard, MD...............           9.1         155.6       2.8        63    1,202       4.6       241 
                                                                                                       
Montgomery, MD...........          32.8         447.6       1.1       203    1,355       3.4       301 
Prince Georges, MD.......          15.5         298.8       0.5       262      984       5.0       211 
Baltimore City, MD.......          13.8         327.7      -0.3       306    1,173       8.5        23 
Barnstable, MA...........           9.2          80.1       2.0       121      808       6.6        84 
Bristol, MA..............          16.5         207.6       0.9       228      844       6.7        77 
Essex, MA................          22.3         298.0       1.5       159    1,006       4.7       233 
Hampden, MA..............          15.6         194.3       1.2       197      858       5.5       166 
Middlesex, MA............          50.8         811.5       1.7       142    1,459       6.3       110 
Norfolk, MA..............          24.2         314.4       1.5       159    1,133       6.5        93 
Plymouth, MA.............          14.5         171.0       1.9       126      858       5.3       186 
                                                                                                       
Suffolk, MA..............          24.2         589.7       2.2       107    1,708       4.5       250 
Worcester, MA............          22.0         313.8       1.3       184      947       4.5       250 
Genesee, MI..............           7.1         128.5       1.9       126      794       6.6        84 
Ingham, MI...............           6.2         152.8       0.2       283      916       5.4       179 
Kalamazoo, MI............           5.2         108.9       1.1       203      874       7.5        44 
Kent, MI.................          13.6         325.7       4.6         6      847       7.2        65 
Macomb, MI...............          16.6         285.4       2.4        95      982       4.4       256 
Oakland, MI..............          36.6         643.2       3.3        38    1,081       6.0       139 
Ottawa, MI...............           5.4         105.3       4.2        10      747       4.6       241 
Saginaw, MI..............           4.1          81.9       2.0       121      760       0.7       321 
                                                                                                       
Washtenaw, MI............           7.8         191.3       1.9       126      974       5.8       149 
Wayne, MI................          30.5         677.0       1.9       126    1,070       4.9       218 
Anoka, MN................           7.2         107.6       2.6        78      870       4.8       224 
Dakota, MN...............           9.9         168.3       0.7       242      954       7.4        51 
Hennepin, MN.............          43.3         833.2       3.4        33    1,274       6.3       110 
Olmsted, MN..............           3.5          88.5       2.9        54    1,001       3.8       284 
Ramsey, MN...............          14.0         312.1       1.0       217    1,116       3.0       311 
St. Louis, MN............           5.6          90.9       0.0       294      781       8.0        34 
Stearns, MN..............           4.4          79.6       2.7        72      736       5.1       205 
Harrison, MS.............           4.4          81.9      -0.3       306      702       5.1       205 
                                                                                                       
Hinds, MS................           6.0         121.5       0.3       276      802       3.4       301 
Boone, MO................           4.5          85.5       3.9        22      724       4.5       250 
Clay, MO.................           5.0          88.6       0.8       238      884       4.9       218 
Greene, MO...............           8.0         152.3       3.9        22      707       7.3        59 
Jackson, MO..............          18.4         342.4       0.4       269      960       6.5        93 
St. Charles, MO..........           8.2         124.1       2.5        86      784       5.2       194 
St. Louis, MO............          31.8         561.0       0.2       283    1,023       5.7       158 
St. Louis City, MO.......           9.1         217.0       1.3       184    1,155       9.4        14 
Yellowstone, MT..........           6.0          76.2       2.2       107      769       6.5        93 
Douglas, NE..............          17.1         311.5       1.5       159      898       5.3       186 
                                                                                                       
Lancaster, NE............           9.1         155.8       2.9        54      749       5.3       186 
Clark, NV................          47.9         807.9       1.5       159      836       5.8       149 
Washoe, NV...............          13.5         180.3       0.6       250      828       4.9       218 
Hillsborough, NH.........          11.8         186.2       0.6       250    1,031       5.3       186 
Rockingham, NH...........          10.5         131.5       1.5       159      891       4.2       265 
Atlantic, NJ.............           6.7         130.8       1.9       126      801       3.8       284 
Bergen, NJ...............          33.3         423.1       1.7       142    1,207       4.9       218 
Burlington, NJ...........          11.0         191.5       1.1       203    1,008       5.1       205 
Camden, NJ...............          12.2         191.1       0.5       262      955       5.8       149 
Essex, NJ................          20.6         338.1       0.7       242    1,320       7.7        38 
                                                                                                       
Gloucester, NJ...........           6.2          96.3       0.1       291      810       5.3       186 
Hudson, NJ...............          13.9         232.0       1.0       217    1,514      -0.4       325 
Mercer, NJ...............          11.0         228.3       1.3       184    1,391       7.5        44 
Middlesex, NJ............          21.8         380.2       2.3        99    1,338      13.6         2 
Monmouth, NJ.............          20.0         237.5      -0.4       312      967       2.7       315 
Morris, NJ...............          17.4         269.2       1.6       151    1,595       9.5        13 
Ocean, NJ................          12.2         143.6       2.3        99      769       3.8       284 
Passaic, NJ..............          12.3         169.6       0.7       242      956       5.5       166 
Somerset, NJ.............          10.1         169.3       1.5       159    1,881      -1.6       326 
Union, NJ................          14.5         217.5       1.0       217    1,265       5.4       179 
                                                                                                       
Bernalillo, NM...........          17.6         306.5      -0.3       306      825       5.5       166 
Albany, NY...............          10.0         216.7       0.2       283      973       3.8       284 
Bronx, NY................          17.1         234.1      -0.1       297      851       4.0       276 
Broome, NY...............           4.6          89.6      -0.2       303      728       3.4       301 
Dutchess, NY.............           8.2         110.0       0.7       242      958       4.6       241 
Erie, NY.................          23.8         449.4       1.1       203      842       6.0       139 
Kings, NY................          52.6         518.1       2.8        63      754       4.1       270 
Monroe, NY...............          18.2         370.7       1.4       175      892       5.1       205 
Nassau, NY...............          52.8         587.1       2.4        95    1,058       4.1       270 
New York, NY.............         122.8       2,360.9       2.3        99    2,464      -6.3       327 
                                                                                                       
Oneida, NY...............           5.3         103.8      -0.7       318      739       4.2       265 
Onondaga, NY.............          12.9         238.4       0.5       262      874       5.3       186 
Orange, NY...............           9.9         129.2       0.5       262      789       4.9       218 
Queens, NY...............          46.9         513.9       2.9        54      877       3.7       291 
Richmond, NY.............           9.0          91.3       0.6       250      778       2.8       314 
Rockland, NY.............          10.0         113.1       0.9       228    1,055       6.2       122 
Saratoga, NY.............           5.5          75.5       3.2        40      836       7.0        69 
Suffolk, NY..............          50.8         608.6       1.6       151    1,046       7.7        38 
Westchester, NY..........          36.2         401.0       0.7       242    1,399       4.7       233 
Buncombe, NC.............           8.0         111.9       1.5       159      714       5.8       149 
                                                                                                       
Catawba, NC..............           4.4          78.3       0.2       283      705       1.9       318 
Cumberland, NC...........           6.3         119.1       0.3       276      729       5.0       211 
Durham, NC...............           7.3         182.8       2.5        86    1,381       8.1        31 
Forsyth, NC..............           9.0         173.5       2.4        95      945       5.5       166 
Guilford, NC.............          14.1         261.7       1.1       203      854       6.8        74 
Mecklenburg, NC..........          32.9         563.6       2.9        54    1,274       3.2       306 
New Hanover, NC..........           7.4          95.8       1.4       175      749       3.2       306 
Wake, NC.................          29.6         448.3       2.7        72      960       4.7       233 
Cass, ND.................           6.1         103.8       3.7        25      829       8.4        26 
Butler, OH...............           7.4         137.5       1.1       203      831       6.3       110 
                                                                                                       
Cuyahoga, OH.............          35.6         689.2       1.9       126    1,003       5.4       179 
Delaware, OH.............           4.3          76.8       4.6         6    1,073       7.6        42 
Franklin, OH.............          29.6         659.6       2.6        78      972       5.5       166 
Hamilton, OH.............          23.1         484.2       1.7       142    1,092       9.7        11 
Lake, OH.................           6.4          92.1       1.5       159      802       3.8       284 
Lorain, OH...............           6.0          93.6       2.3        99      796       6.1       129 
Lucas, OH................          10.1         198.5       2.2       107      837       5.3       186 
Mahoning, OH.............           5.9          95.7       1.6       151      671       7.0        69 
Montgomery, OH...........          12.1         241.5       1.1       203      831       6.3       110 
Stark, OH................           8.8         151.6       1.9       126      745       6.0       139 
                                                                                                       
Summit, OH...............          14.3         252.8       2.0       121      897       6.7        77 
Oklahoma, OK.............          24.7         424.7       2.6        78      912       9.4        14 
Tulsa, OK................          20.4         330.3       1.3       184      914      11.3         6 
Clackamas, OR............          12.7         136.6       1.5       159      840       5.5       166 
Lane, OR.................          10.8         135.4       0.8       238      710       5.8       149 
Marion, OR...............           9.4         127.5      -0.3       306      728       4.1       270 
Multnomah, OR............          29.6         437.4       2.7        72      979       6.8        74 
Washington, OR...........          16.4         245.6       2.1       115    1,205       7.3        59 
Allegheny, PA............          35.8         675.9       1.4       175    1,067       7.7        38 
Berks, PA................           9.0         162.8       1.3       184      832       6.7        77 
                                                                                                       
Bucks, PA................          19.8         245.0       0.2       283      894       5.2       194 
Butler, PA...............           4.9          82.2       2.3        99      861       6.7        77 
Chester, PA..............          15.2         234.1       0.5       262    1,255       8.5        23 
Cumberland, PA...........           6.1         121.7       0.4       269      873       7.4        51 
Dauphin, PA..............           7.5         173.9       0.6       250      966       8.8        21 
Delaware, PA.............          13.9         209.4       1.0       217    1,082       6.5        93 
Erie, PA.................           7.7         123.6       1.2       197      746       7.3        59 
Lackawanna, PA...........           5.9          96.0      -0.1       297      719       7.0        69 
Lancaster, PA............          12.7         216.5       1.0       217      775       5.9       145 
Lehigh, PA...............           8.7         173.6       1.5       159      950       8.1        31 
                                                                                                       
Luzerne, PA..............           7.8         136.9       0.2       283      743       8.9        19 
Montgomery, PA...........          27.5         460.7       0.6       250    1,294       7.4        51 
Northampton, PA..........           6.6         101.7       2.3        99      840       6.3       110 
Philadelphia, PA.........          36.0         626.7       0.0       294    1,148       6.3       110 
Washington, PA...........           5.7          84.3       4.2        10      995      12.4         3 
Westmoreland, PA.........           9.5         131.4       1.7       142      761       6.1       129 
York, PA.................           9.1         170.3       0.9       228      826       4.8       224 
Providence, RI...........          17.2         267.1       1.2       197      970       8.5        23 
Charleston, SC...........          11.8         213.9       3.4        33      834       7.5        44 
Greenville, SC...........          12.0         232.9       2.6        78      820       6.6        84 
                                                                                                       
Horry, SC................           7.6         104.7       2.5        86      559       4.9       218 
Lexington, SC............           5.6          95.2       1.6       151      683       6.1       129 
Richland, SC.............           9.0         204.6       1.3       184      832       4.7       233 
Spartanburg, SC..........           5.8         114.9       3.2        40      802       5.4       179 
Minnehaha, SD............           6.5         113.8       1.8       137      798       6.5        93 
Davidson, TN.............          18.3         424.4       2.7        72    1,013       9.0        18 
Hamilton, TN.............           8.4         183.8       2.6        78      843       7.4        51 
Knox, TN.................          10.9         218.0       1.2       197      804       7.3        59 
Rutherford, TN...........           4.4         101.5       5.3         3      821       5.9       145 
Shelby, TN...............          19.1         466.8       2.1       115      970       6.0       139 
                                                                                                       
Williamson, TN...........           6.2          96.2       5.6         2    1,125       5.9       145 
Bell, TX.................           4.9         107.2       0.2       283      773       5.0       211 
Bexar, TX................          35.0         743.0       1.5       159      886       5.5       166 
Brazoria, TX.............           5.0          91.8       3.4        33      943       3.2       306 
Brazos, TX...............           3.9          86.2      -0.7       318      701       6.4       100 
Cameron, TX..............           6.4         129.5       1.7       142      570       5.2       194 
Collin, TX...............          19.1         302.8       3.4        33    1,197      11.8         5 
Dallas, TX...............          69.0       1,446.5       2.5        86    1,213       5.5       166 
Denton, TX...............          11.5         182.6       4.2        10      833       6.4       100 
El Paso, TX..............          14.1         275.0       0.5       262      669       6.9        73 
                                                                                                       
Fort Bend, TX............           9.7         140.7       4.6         6    1,025       4.6       241 
Galveston, TX............           5.4          95.5       0.4       269      867       4.8       224 
Gregg, TX................           4.2          78.9       6.0         1      883      10.9         7 
Harris, TX...............         102.9       2,085.3       3.5        28    1,340       6.4       100 
Hidalgo, TX..............          11.4         230.1       1.3       184      579       4.7       233 
Jefferson, TX............           5.9         122.7       1.2       197      988       7.5        44 
Lubbock, TX..............           7.1         123.9      -0.7       318      700       7.5        44 
McLennan, TX.............           4.9         100.3       0.6       250      766       5.8       149 
Montgomery, TX...........           9.1         138.3       4.9         4      968       8.3        28 
Nueces, TX...............           7.9         154.6       2.2       107      821       9.6        12 
Smith, TX................           5.7          92.7       0.4       269      766       3.9       280 
Tarrant, TX..............          38.5         771.7       2.5        86      954       6.6        84 
Travis, TX...............          31.9         595.9       3.1        45    1,063       6.1       129 
Webb, TX.................           4.9          90.7       3.5        28      624       5.8       149 
Williamson, TX...........           7.9         131.7       2.5        86    1,213      27.4         1 
Davis, UT................           7.2         105.0       4.2        10      763       8.2        29 
Salt Lake, UT............          37.0         578.7       3.5        28      911       6.4       100 
Utah, UT.................          12.7         171.4       4.2        10      724       6.5        93 
Weber, UT................           5.4          89.8       2.1       115      682       6.2       122 
                                                                                                       
Chittenden, VT...........           6.1          95.9       3.0        49      915       4.6       241 
Arlington, VA............           8.5         164.9      -1.3       326    1,617       4.3       260 
Chesterfield, VA.........           7.8         115.1       1.3       184      857       3.6       295 
Fairfax, VA..............          35.1         585.1       2.1       115    1,562       5.5       166 
Henrico, VA..............          10.2         175.4       1.6       151    1,031       1.1       320 
Loudoun, VA..............          10.0         137.6       1.7       142    1,161       6.7        77 
Prince William, VA.......           8.0         110.8       4.0        19      831       6.4       100 
Alexandria City, VA......           6.3          94.3       1.1       203    1,286       4.8       224 
Chesapeake City, VA......           5.7          95.0       1.5       159      757       4.8       224 
Newport News City, VA....           3.8          96.8       1.5       159      926      12.1         4 
                                                                                                       
Norfolk City, VA.........           5.7         137.9       0.4       269      927       7.5        44 
Richmond City, VA........           7.1         148.4       1.0       217    1,113       3.9       280 
Virginia Beach City, VA..          11.4         161.2       0.9       228      745       3.9       280 
Benton, WA...............           5.7          77.4      -3.9       328      959       0.6       322 
Clark, WA................          13.6         127.2       1.9       126      848       6.3       110 
King, WA.................          82.7       1,144.4       3.0        49    1,265       6.4       100 
Kitsap, WA...............           6.7          79.6      -0.2       303      868       8.9        19 
Pierce, WA...............          21.8         260.8       0.6       250      840       4.5       250 
Snohomish, WA............          19.3         252.8       4.0        19    1,061       9.4        14 
Spokane, WA..............          15.9         195.5       0.7       242      806       7.3        59 
                                                                                                       
Thurston, WA.............           7.5          96.3      -0.2       303      829       3.6       295 
Whatcom, WA..............           6.9          80.2       3.5        28      796       6.6        84 
Yakima, WA...............           8.8          95.2       0.9       228      632       4.3       260 
Kanawha, WV..............           6.0         104.7       1.1       203      836       4.8       224 
Brown, WI................           6.5         144.3       1.1       203      836       4.2       265 
Dane, WI.................          13.9         299.7       1.4       175      941       7.7        38 
Milwaukee, WI............          22.8         464.0       0.1       291      981       5.5       166 
Outagamie, WI............           5.0         100.2       1.0       217      793       5.2       194 
Waukesha, WI.............          12.5         222.4       0.7       242      953       6.1       129 
Winnebago, WI............           3.6          88.0       0.3       276      869       3.5       299 
San Juan, PR.............          11.3         265.0       1.7       (8)      618       3.7       (8) 

(1) Includes workers covered by Unemployment Insurance (UI) and Unemployment Compensation for Federal
Employees (UCFE) programs. These 328 U.S. counties comprise 71.1 percent of the total covered workers
in the U.S.
(2) Data are preliminary.
(3) Includes areas not officially designated as counties. See Technical Note.
(4) Average weekly wages were calculated using unrounded data.
(5) Percent changes were computed from quarterly employment and pay data adjusted for noneconomic
county reclassifications. See Technical Note.
(6) Totals for the United States do not include data for Puerto Rico or the Virgin Islands.
(7) Data do not meet BLS or State agency disclosure standards.
(8) This county was not included in the U.S. rankings.




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