From September to October the nonfarm payroll employment increased in 39 states and the District of Columbia. Employment decreased in 11 states.
IL led the nation in October with an increase of 30,000 new jobs from September followed by CA with 25,700 new jobs and VA with 14,000 new jobs.
The largest states for month-over moth decreases of nonfarm payroll employment included WI with -9,700, NY -8,300 and MN -6,100.
From a year earlier, nonfarm payroll employment increased in 45 states and the District of Columbia. Employment decreased in 5 states. CA led the direction with 239,100 new jobs created over the past year followed by TX with 231,600 and FL with 93,900 new jobs created. GA had the largest decrease of employment with 33,300 jobs lost over the past year.