From August 2020 to August 2021, nonfarm payroll employment increased in 49 states and the District of Columbia, while employment in Wyoming was essentially unchanged.
Change in nonfarm employment by state, August 2020 to August 2021
Change in nonfarm employment by state, August 2020 to August 2021StatePercent changeAugust 2020 employmentAugust 2021 employmentNet change
District of Columbia
he largest job increases occurred in California (+874,300), Texas (+681,000), and New York (+411,100). The largest percentage increases occurred in Hawaii (+9.4 percent), Nevada (+8.3 percent), and Vermont (+6.4 percent).
These data are from the Current Employment Statistics (State and Metro Area) program and are seasonally adjusted. Data for the most recent month are preliminary and subject to revision. To learn more, see “State Employment and Unemployment — August 2021.” For more charts and maps related to state employment and unemployment, see the state chart package.
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Employment up in 49 states over the year ended August 2021 at https://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2021/employment-up-in-49-states-over-the-year-ended-august-2021.htm (visited September 28, 2021).
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