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Table 7. Hires levels and rates for total nonfarm by state, not seasonally adjusted

Table 7. Hires levels and rates for total nonfarm by state, not seasonally adjusted
State Levels (in thousands) Rates
Feb.
2021
Jan.
2022
Feb.
2022(p)
Feb.
2021
Jan.
2022
Feb.
2022(p)

TOTAL U.S.

4,931 6,155 5,522 3.5 4.2 3.7


Alabama

79 97 88 3.9 4.8 4.3

Alaska

16 16 16 5.5 5.3 5.2

Arizona

105 158 136 3.6 5.2 4.5

Arkansas

48 61 49 3.9 4.7 3.8

California

497 595 561 3.1 3.5 3.3

Colorado

97 149 121 3.7 5.4 4.3

Connecticut

47 57 50 3.0 3.5 3.1

Delaware

14 27 17 3.3 6.2 3.8

District of Columbia

18 22 23 2.4 2.9 3.1

Florida

321 429 389 3.8 4.7 4.2

Georgia

183 258 256 4.1 5.5 5.4

Hawaii

15 28 23 2.7 4.7 3.9

Idaho

31 39 43 4.0 4.9 5.3

Illinois

200 236 210 3.6 4.0 3.6

Indiana

112 135 104 3.8 4.3 3.3

Iowa

51 53 41 3.5 3.5 2.7

Kansas

44 48 37 3.3 3.5 2.7

Kentucky

73 104 76 4.0 5.5 3.9

Louisiana

72 105 81 3.9 5.6 4.3

Maine

20 27 21 3.4 4.4 3.4

Maryland

62 95 90 2.4 3.6 3.4

Massachusetts

91 157 101 2.7 4.5 2.8

Michigan

193 167 169 4.8 3.9 4.0

Minnesota

65 100 76 2.4 3.6 2.7

Mississippi

39 51 44 3.5 4.5 3.8

Missouri

96 93 81 3.5 3.3 2.8

Montana

17 23 21 3.6 4.7 4.2

Nebraska

36 42 29 3.6 4.2 2.9

Nevada

58 69 66 4.5 4.9 4.7

New Hampshire

21 33 24 3.3 4.9 3.6

New Jersey

138 156 137 3.6 3.9 3.4

New Mexico

26 38 35 3.3 4.6 4.1

New York

217 276 276 2.5 3.0 3.0

North Carolina

196 260 213 4.4 5.6 4.6

North Dakota

16 18 13 3.9 4.2 3.2

Ohio

170 201 160 3.3 3.8 3.0

Oklahoma

50 82 64 3.1 5.0 3.9

Oregon

69 80 78 3.9 4.3 4.1

Pennsylvania

185 179 202 3.3 3.1 3.5

Rhode Island

18 22 20 4.0 4.6 4.2

South Carolina

79 114 99 3.8 5.3 4.5

South Dakota

14 14 13 3.3 3.2 3.0

Tennessee

105 156 139 3.5 5.0 4.4

Texas

381 567 542 3.1 4.4 4.1

Utah

61 81 69 3.9 5.0 4.2

Vermont

9 13 11 3.2 4.5 3.7

Virginia

130 158 144 3.4 4.0 3.6

Washington

90 126 128 2.8 3.7 3.7

West Virginia

24 30 29 3.6 4.4 4.2

Wisconsin

94 100 94 3.4 3.5 3.3

Wyoming

10 12 12 3.6 4.5 4.2

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

Last Modified Date: October 16, 2023