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Laborforce, Employment and Unemployment
(not seasonally adjusted)

Month Year Labor Force Employed Unemployed Unemployment Rate
02 2024 99161 94430 4731 4.8
01 2024 99492 95081 4411 4.4

 

Annual Year Labor Force Employed Unemployed Unemployment Rate
Average 2022 98610 93814 4796 4.9
Average 2021 99857 92054 7803 7.8
Average 2020 101234 88272 12962 12.8
Average 2019 100241 96196 4045 4.0
Average 2018 100467 95810 4657 4.6
Average 2017 98550 93522 5028 5.1
Average 2016 96484 91342 5142 5.3
Average 2015 95941 89712 6229 6.5
Average 2014 94907 87457 7450 7.8
Average 2013 94188 85303 8885 9.4
Average 2012 93646 84691 8955 9.6
Average 2011 92932 83592 9340 10.1
Average 2010 92159 82362 9797 10.6

 

Current Employment Estimates
(not seasonally adjusted)

Industry Mar-2024 Feb-2024 Mar-2023 Net Change Prior Month Net Change Prior Year
Total nonfarm 83,100 82,700 83,300 400 -200
Total private 73,400 73,100 73,800 300 -400
Goods-producing 13,100 13,000 13,100 100 0
Service-providing 70,000 69,700 70,200 300 -200
Private service-providing 60,300 60,100 60,700 200 -400
Mining, Logging, and Construction 4,200 4,100 4,300 100 -100
Manufacturing 8,900 8,900 8,800 0 100
Trade, transportation, and utilities 15,000 15,000 15,700 0 -700
Information 800 800 800 0 0
Financial activities 2,300 2,300 2,300 0 0
Professional and business services 9,900 10,000 9,600 -100 300
Education and health services 22,100 21,900 22,000 200 100
Leisure and hospitality 7,200 7,100 7,300 100 -100
Other services 3,000 3,000 3,000 0 0
Government 9,700 9,600 9,500 100 200
Federal 500 500 500 0 0
State government 1,000 1,000 1,000 0 0
Local government 8,200 8,100 8,000 100 200

 

Occupational Wage Data

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