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Table 2. Hires levels and rates for total nonfarm by state, seasonally adjusted

Table 2. Hires levels and rates for total nonfarm by state, seasonally adjusted
State Levels (in thousands) Rates
Feb.
2021
Nov.
2021
Dec.
2021
Jan.
2022
Feb.
2022(p)
Feb.
2021
Nov.
2021
Dec.
2021
Jan.
2022
Feb.
2022(p)

TOTAL U.S.

6,028 6,705 6,450 6,426 6,689 4.2 4.5 4.3 4.3 4.4


Alabama

87 100 97 102 103 4.3 4.9 4.7 5.0 5.0

Alaska

19 20 19 19 20 6.2 6.4 6.0 6.0 6.3

Arizona

122 135 142 159 152 4.2 4.5 4.7 5.3 5.0

Arkansas

55 62 68 63 60 4.4 4.8 5.2 4.8 4.6

California

591 700 648 646 671 3.7 4.2 3.8 3.8 3.9

Colorado

117 139 123 155 147 4.4 5.0 4.4 5.5 5.2

Connecticut

60 65 60 58 62 3.8 4.0 3.7 3.5 3.8

Delaware

20 21 22 28 24 4.5 4.6 4.9 6.2 5.3

District of Columbia

20 23 22 20 25 2.7 3.0 2.9 2.6 3.3

Florida

332 457 379 397 433 3.9 5.1 4.1 4.3 4.7

Georgia

206 241 248 263 292 4.6 5.2 5.3 5.6 6.2

Hawaii

18 37 26 26 27 3.3 6.4 4.4 4.4 4.5

Idaho

38 44 40 44 50 4.9 5.6 5.0 5.4 6.1

Illinois

247 277 261 250 255 4.3 4.7 4.4 4.2 4.3

Indiana

133 145 157 151 132 4.4 4.7 5.0 4.8 4.2

Iowa

64 62 64 60 56 4.2 4.0 4.1 3.9 3.6

Kansas

51 57 57 48 44 3.7 4.1 4.1 3.5 3.2

Kentucky

88 104 100 111 96 4.7 5.5 5.2 5.8 4.9

Louisiana

80 98 94 99 95 4.4 5.2 5.0 5.2 5.0

Maine

27 28 28 29 28 4.5 4.6 4.5 4.6 4.4

Maryland

78 101 107 101 111 3.0 3.7 4.0 3.8 4.1

Massachusetts

123 121 134 163 138 3.6 3.4 3.7 4.5 3.8

Michigan

211 203 208 192 195 5.1 4.8 4.8 4.5 4.5

Minnesota

94 110 107 105 105 3.4 3.8 3.7 3.7 3.7

Mississippi

46 59 55 54 56 4.1 5.2 4.8 4.7 4.8

Missouri

109 115 114 97 98 3.9 4.0 4.0 3.4 3.4

Montana

24 27 27 28 29 5.0 5.6 5.4 5.6 5.7

Nebraska

43 45 43 42 36 4.3 4.4 4.3 4.1 3.5

Nevada

62 66 63 69 71 4.8 4.8 4.4 4.8 5.0

New Hampshire

28 32 30 33 32 4.3 4.8 4.5 4.9 4.7

New Jersey

163 154 138 164 163 4.2 3.8 3.4 4.0 3.9

New Mexico

33 38 32 39 42 4.2 4.6 3.8 4.7 5.0

New York

289 323 337 315 346 3.3 3.6 3.6 3.4 3.7

North Carolina

230 234 241 271 254 5.2 5.1 5.2 5.8 5.4

North Dakota

19 20 21 19 17 4.6 4.8 5.0 4.5 4.0

Ohio

211 203 221 219 206 4.0 3.8 4.1 4.0 3.8

Oklahoma

63 81 84 81 82 3.9 4.9 5.1 4.9 4.9

Oregon

82 82 79 86 92 4.5 4.3 4.1 4.5 4.8

Pennsylvania

242 252 235 208 251 4.3 4.4 4.0 3.6 4.3

Rhode Island

22 23 22 24 24 4.7 4.8 4.5 4.9 4.9

South Carolina

92 125 119 113 119 4.4 5.8 5.5 5.2 5.4

South Dakota

18 19 20 17 17 4.2 4.4 4.5 3.8 3.8

Tennessee

122 160 158 163 168 4.0 5.1 5.0 5.1 5.3

Texas

469 638 646 549 643 3.8 4.9 4.9 4.2 4.9

Utah

74 76 68 81 81 4.7 4.7 4.2 4.9 4.9

Vermont

13 14 14 14 15 4.5 4.7 4.7 4.7 5.0

Virginia

164 149 174 164 182 4.2 3.7 4.4 4.1 4.5

Washington

124 138 125 123 164 3.8 4.0 3.6 3.6 4.7

West Virginia

33 35 36 34 38 4.9 5.0 5.2 4.9 5.4

Wisconsin

122 120 125 118 120 4.3 4.1 4.3 4.1 4.1

Wyoming

15 15 14 15 17 5.5 5.4 5.0 5.3 6.0

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

Last Modified Date: October 16, 2023