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Mid-Atlantic - Labor Force Statistics

 
Civilian labor force in states in the Middle Atlantic and South Atlantic divisions, seasonally adjusted (in thousands)
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United States

164,714 166,951 167,103 167,839 3,125 1.9

Northeast region

28,852.9 29,088.3 29,104.7 29,119.2 266.3 0.9

Middle Atlantic division

20,834.7 21,109.0 21,130.3 21,146.2 311.5 1.5

New Jersey

4,762.4 4,867.4 4,875.8 (p)4,877.5 (p)115.2 (p)2.4

New York

9,599.6 9,734.2 9,757.9 (p)9,772.2 (p)172.6 (p)1.8

Pennsylvania

6,475.8 6,507.1 6,497.8 (p)6,499.4 (p)23.6 (p)0.4

South region

61,815.6 62,895.1 63,033.1 63,148.2 1,332.7 2.2

South Atlantic division

32,868.7 33,461.4 33,551.0 33,633.7 765.0 2.3

Delaware

495.8 501.2 503.0 (p)505.5 (p)9.7 (p)2.0

District of Columbia

390.9 392.5 392.6 (p)393.2 (p)2.3 (p)0.6

Florida

10,814.5 11,038.9 11,080.0 (p)11,120.9 (p)306.4 (p)2.8

Georgia

5,234.7 5,300.5 5,309.6 (p)5,322.1 (p)87.4 (p)1.7

Maryland

3,173.6 3,197.1 3,198.7 (p)3,200.2 (p)26.6 (p)0.8

North Carolina

5,169.7 5,220.6 5,231.6 (p)5,246.6 (p)76.9 (p)1.5

South Carolina

2,374.5 2,433.6 2,448.1 (p)2,455.4 (p)80.9 (p)3.4

Virginia

4,434.2 4,588.3 4,597.5 (p)4,601.5 (p)167.2 (p)3.8

West Virginia

784.9 783.1 784.1 (p)786.4 (p)1.5 (p)0.2

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

Source: Local Area Unemployment Statistics
The State and regional data above are a product of the Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) program, a Federal-State cooperative program in which total employment and unemployment are measured for approximately 7,200 areas.

 
Unemployed in states in the Middle Atlantic and South Atlantic divisions, seasonally adjusted (in thousands)
Area

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United States

6,021 5,957 5,841 6,355 334 5.5

Northeast region

1,078.1 1,032.4 1,013.1 1,028.4 -49.7 -4.6

Middle Atlantic division

790.8 811.5 799.1 811.4 20.6 2.6

New Jersey

143.0 182.5 190.0 (p)203.2 (p)60.2 (p)42.1

New York

370.4 383.9 380.2 (p)384.7 (p)14.3 (p)3.9

Pennsylvania

279.2 245.7 230.4 (p)226.3 (p)-52.9 (p)-19.0

South region

2,060.9 2,016.5 2,004.0 2,022.0 -38.9 -1.9

South Atlantic division

1,029.8 970.3 959.5 961.8 -68.0 -6.6

Delaware

22.1 20.8 20.6 (p)20.8 (p)-1.3 (p)-5.8

District of Columbia

15.4 19.9 19.6 (p)19.5 (p)4.1 (p)26.6

Florida

293.7 290.0 295.3 (p)303.0 (p)9.4 (p)3.2

Georgia

160.9 170.1 169.8 (p)174.1 (p)13.2 (p)8.2

Maryland

106.6 65.3 58.1 (p)54.8 (p)-51.8 (p)-48.6

North Carolina

200.4 172.6 171.4 (p)173.6 (p)-26.8 (p)-13.4

South Carolina

78.1 76.1 77.1 (p)73.0 (p)-5.1 (p)-6.5

Virginia

123.0 125.2 116.3 (p)113.0 (p)-10.1 (p)-8.2

West Virginia

32.3 25.8 26.5 (p)28.3 (p)-4.0 (p)-12.5

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

Source: Local Area Unemployment Statistics
The State and regional data above are a product of the Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) program, a Federal-State cooperative program in which total employment and unemployment are measured for approximately 7,200 areas.

 
Unemployment rates in states in the Middle Atlantic and South Atlantic divisions, seasonally adjusted (in percent)
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United States

3.7 3.6 3.5 3.8 0.1

Northeast region

3.7 3.5 3.5 3.5 -0.2

Middle Atlantic division

3.8 3.8 3.8 3.8 0.0

New Jersey

3.0 3.7 3.9 (p)4.2 (p)1.2

New York

3.9 3.9 3.9 (p)3.9 (p)0.0

Pennsylvania

4.3 3.8 3.5 (p)3.5 (p)-0.8

South region

3.3 3.2 3.2 3.2 -0.1

South Atlantic division

3.1 2.9 2.9 2.9 -0.2

Delaware

4.5 4.2 4.1 (p)4.1 (p)-0.4

District of Columbia

3.9 5.1 5.0 (p)5.0 (p)1.1

Florida

2.7 2.6 2.7 (p)2.7 (p)0.0

Georgia

3.1 3.2 3.2 (p)3.3 (p)0.2

Maryland

3.4 2.0 1.8 (p)1.7 (p)-1.7

North Carolina

3.9 3.3 3.3 (p)3.3 (p)-0.6

South Carolina

3.3 3.1 3.1 (p)3.0 (p)-0.3

Virginia

2.8 2.7 2.5 (p)2.5 (p)-0.3

West Virginia

4.1 3.3 3.4 (p)3.6 (p)-0.5

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

Source: Local Area Unemployment Statistics
The State and regional data above are a product of the Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) program, a Federal-State cooperative program in which total employment and unemployment are measured for approximately 7,200 areas.

 
Unemployment rates in states in the Mid-Atlantic region by Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), not seasonally adjusted (in percent)
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Delaware

Dover, DE

6.0 5.3 5.1 (p)5.4 (p)-0.6

Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ(1)

4.6 4.2 4.1 (p)4.4 (p)-0.2

District of Columbia

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

3.3 2.5 2.4 (p)2.6 (p)-0.7

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV(1)

3.3 2.7 2.6 (p)2.9 (p)-0.4

Maryland

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

3.5 1.7 1.8 (p)1.8 (p)-1.7

Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, MD(1)

3.1 1.5 1.6 (p)1.6 (p)-1.5

California-Lexington Park, MD

3.7 1.7 1.8 (p)1.9 (p)-1.8

Cumberland, MD-WV

4.3 2.7 2.6 (p)2.9 (p)-1.4

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

3.5 2.6 2.6 (p)3.0 (p)-0.5

Salisbury, MD-DE

4.1 2.9 2.8 (p)3.1 (p)-1.0

Pennsylvania

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

4.8 4.1 4.0 (p)4.6 (p)-0.2

Altoona, PA

5.4 3.9 3.8 (p)4.2 (p)-1.2

Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

5.0 4.0 3.7 (p)4.2 (p)-0.8

Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA

4.4 3.2 3.2 (p)3.7 (p)-0.7

East Stroudsburg, PA

6.7 4.9 4.7 (p)5.4 (p)-1.3

Erie, PA

5.6 4.1 4.7 (p)5.2 (p)-0.4

Gettysburg, PA

4.3 3.2 3.1 (p)3.6 (p)-0.7

Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA

4.5 3.4 3.3 (p)3.9 (p)-0.6

Johnstown, PA

6.6 4.9 4.7 (p)5.3 (p)-1.3

Lancaster, PA

4.3 3.2 3.2 (p)3.6 (p)-0.7

Lebanon, PA

4.6 3.4 3.3 (p)3.8 (p)-0.8

Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County, PA(1)

4.2 3.0 3.1 (p)3.6 (p)-0.6

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE

4.6 3.9 4.0 (p)4.5 (p)-0.1

Philadelphia, PA(1)

5.9 4.3 4.3 (p)5.0 (p)-0.9

Philadelphia City, PA

6.3 4.6 4.7 (p)5.4 (p)-0.9

Pittsburgh, PA

5.3 3.8 3.7 (p)4.3 (p)-1.0

Reading, PA

5.1 4.0 3.8 (p)4.5 (p)-0.6

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA

5.9 4.4 4.4 (p)5.0 (p)-0.9

State College, PA

4.4 3.5 3.2 (p)3.7 (p)-0.7

Williamsport, PA

5.3 3.9 3.7 (p)4.2 (p)-1.1

York-Hanover, PA

4.7 3.6 3.5 (p)4.0 (p)-0.7

Virginia

Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

3.5 3.1 2.9 (p)3.4 (p)-0.1

Charlottesville, VA

3.2 2.7 2.5 (p)2.9 (p)-0.3

Harrisonburg, VA

3.6 3.1 2.8 (p)3.3 (p)-0.3

Lynchburg, VA

4.0 3.5 3.2 (p)3.7 (p)-0.3

Richmond, VA

3.5 3.0 2.8 (p)3.2 (p)-0.3

Roanoke, VA

3.3 2.9 2.7 (p)3.1 (p)-0.2

Roanoke, VA

3.3 2.9 2.7 (p)3.1 (p)-0.2

Staunton-Waynesboro, VA

3.3 2.7 2.5 (p)2.7 (p)-0.6

Winchester, VA-WV

2.9 2.6 2.5 (p)2.8 (p)-0.1

West Virginia

Beckley, WV

4.3 3.9 3.7 (p)4.2 (p)-0.1

Charleston, WV

4.2 3.8 3.7 (p)4.3 (p)0.1

Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

4.5 4.5 4.3 (p)4.6 (p)0.1

Morgantown, WV

4.0 3.5 3.3 (p)3.6 (p)-0.4

Parkersburg-Vienna, WV

4.4 4.0 3.8 (p)4.5 (p)0.1

Wheeling, WV-OH

4.8 4.3 4.0 (p)4.6 (p)-0.2

Footnotes
(1) Metropolitan Division
(p) Preliminary

Source: Local Area Unemployment Statistics
The State and regional data above are a product of the Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) program, a Federal-State cooperative program in which total employment and unemployment are measured for approximately 7,200 areas.

 
Nonfarm wage and salary employment in the states in the Middle Atlantic and South Atlantic divisions, seasonally adjusted (in thousands)
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United States

154,773 157,014 (p)157,347 (p)157,700 (p)2,927 (p)1.9

Middle Atlantic division

New Jersey

100 100 100 (p)100 (p)0 (p)0.0

New York

100 100 100 (p)100 (p)0 (p)0.0

Pennsylvania

100 100 100 (p)100 (p)0 (p)0.0

South Atlantic division

Delaware

100 100 100 (p)100 (p)0 (p)0.0

District of Columbia

100 100 100 (p)100 (p)0 (p)0.0

Florida

100 100 100 (p)100 (p)0 (p)0.0

Georgia

100 100 100 (p)100 (p)0 (p)0.0

Maryland

100 100 100 (p)100 (p)0 (p)0.0

North Carolina

100 100 100 (p)100 (p)0 (p)0.0

South Carolina

100 100 100 (p)100 (p)0 (p)0.0

Virginia

100 100 100 (p)100 (p)0 (p)0.0

West Virginia

100 100 100 (p)100 (p)0 (p)0.0

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

Source: Current Employment Statistics - National - State and Metropolitan Area
The Current Employment Statistics (CES) Survey is a monthly survey of business establishments which provides estimates of employment, hours, and earnings data by industry for the nation as a whole, all States, and most major metropolitan areas since 1939. The CES survey is a Federal-State cooperative program in which State employment security agencies prepare the data using concepts, definitions, and technical procedures prescribed by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.