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Jan 24, 2017

BLS News Release | Monthly Regional and State Employment and Unemployment: Dec. Jobless Rates Down in 10 Staes, Up in 1, Payroll Jobs down in 5 States, Up in 3

  Bureau of Labor Statistics

In December, unemployment rates were significantly lower in 10 states, higher in 1 state, and stable in 39 states and the District of Columbia. Nonfarm payroll employment decreased in 5 states, increased in 3 states, and was essentially unchanged in 42 states and the District.

Dec. jobless rates down in 10 states, up in 1; payroll jobs down in 5 states, up in 3