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September 30, 2011 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Employment in large metropolitan areas, August 2011

Change in nonfarm payroll employment, selected large metropolitan areas, August 2010–August 2011
Metropolitan area Change from August 2010 to August 2011(p)
Number Percent

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

19,900 0.4

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

29,200 3.4

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL

24,800 1.1

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA

-30,800 -1.4

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI

11,700 0.3

Indianapolis-Carmel, IN

-10,300 -1.2

Kansas City, MO-KS

-12,600 -1.3

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

57,400 0.7

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD

-11,200 -0.4

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

50,200 1.8

Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX

65,600 2.6

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

20,700 2.5

(p) = preliminary

These data are featured in the TED article, Employment in large metropolitan areas, August 2011.



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