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Oct 21, 2016

BLS Economic News Release - October 21, 2016: September Jobless Rates Down in 7 States, Up in 1; Payroll Jobs up in 14 States, Down in 3

Bureau of Labor Statistics

Sept. jobless rates down in 7 states, up in 1; payroll jobs up in 14 states, down in 3

In September, unemployment rates were significantly lower in 7 states, higher in 1 state, and stable in 42 states and the District of Columbia. Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 14 states, decreased in 3 states, and was essentially unchanged in 33 states and the District.