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Table A2
Ranked State Nonfarm Employment Change
From June 2000 to June 2001*

Employment in June 2001 States Ranked by Number Change States Ranked by Percent Change
State Employment Rank State Change Rank State Change
(%)
Alabama 1,917,800 1 California 310,300 1 Nevada 5.0
Alaska 288,900 2 Florida 228,800 2 Florida 3.2
Arizona 2,272,700 3 TEXAS 221,400 3 Wyoming 2.8
Arkansas 1,165,200 4 New York 92,400 4 Colorado 2.7
California 14,817,000 5 Georgia 75,600 5 TEXAS 2.3
Colorado 2,270,700 6 Colorado 60,000 6 Alaska 2.3
Connecticut 1,700,700 7 Virginia 56,100 7 California 2.1
Delaware 423,500 8 Pennsylvania 52,900 8 Idaho 2.1
District of Columbia 655,000 9 Nevada 51,700 9 New Mexico 2.1
Florida 7,299,800 10 Massachusetts 50,100 10 Georgia 1.9
Georgia 4,051,200 11 South Carolina 32,500 11 Montana 1.8
Hawaii 561,000 12 Arizona 31,200 12 Utah 1.7
Idaho 570,900 13 Washington 28,700 13 South Carolina 1.7
Illinois 6,058,500 14 Minnesota 28,500 14 Hawaii 1.6
Indiana 2,987,500 15 New Jersey 24,100 15 Virginia 1.6
Iowa 1,479,300 16 North Carolina 23,300 16 Massachusetts 1.5
Kansas 1,367,300 17 Tennessee 20,900 17 Arizona 1.4
Kentucky 1,836,000 18 Utah 18,800 18 Kansas 1.4
Louisiana 1,943,700 19 Kansas 18,500 19 District of Columbia 1.2
Maine 610,000 20 Kentucky 17,700 20 New York 1.1
Maryland 2,472,000 21 Maryland 17,000 21 Minnesota 1.1
Massachusetts 3,370,200 22 Louisiana 16,200 22 Maine 1.1
Michigan 4,670,400 23 New Mexico 15,300 23 Washington 1.1
Minnesota 2,696,700 24 Illinois 14,400 24 Kentucky 1.0
Mississippi 1,152,600 25 Idaho 11,800 25 Pennsylvania 0.9
Missouri 2,746,100 26 Ohio 11,200 26 Delaware 0.9
Montana 394,500 27 Oklahoma 10,500 27 New Hampshire 0.9
Nebraska 911,400 28 Hawaii 9,000 28 Louisiana 0.8
Nevada 1,077,100 29 District of Columbia 8,000 29 Rhode Island 0.8
New Hampshire 627,100 30 Iowa 7,000 30 South Dakota 0.8
New Jersey 4,023,100 31 Montana 6,900 31 Tennessee 0.8
New Mexico 757,000 32 Wyoming 6,600 32 Oklahoma 0.7
New York 8,725,500 33 Alaska 6,500 33 Maryland 0.7
North Carolina 3,973,800 34 Maine 6,400 34 Vermont 0.6
North Dakota 329,000 35 New Hampshire 5,400 35 New Jersey 0.6
Ohio 5,650,400 36 Connecticut 4,300 36 North Carolina 0.6
Oklahoma 1,501,500 37 West Virginia 4,300 37 West Virginia 0.6
Oregon 1,593,000 38 Delaware 3,800 38 Iowa 0.5
Pennsylvania 5,743,800 39 Rhode Island 3,800 39 Connecticut 0.3
Rhode Island 478,600 40 Wisconsin 3,200 40 Illinois 0.2
South Carolina 1,910,500 41 South Dakota 2,900 41 Arkansas 0.2
South Dakota 380,900 42 Arkansas 2,700 42 Ohio 0.2
Tennessee 2,759,400 43 Vermont 1,900 43 North Dakota 0.2
TEXAS 9,669,100 44 North Dakota 500 44 Wisconsin 0.1
Utah 1,094,000 45 Nebraska -800 45 Nebraska -0.1
Vermont 300,400 46 Mississippi -6,300 46 Michigan -0.4
Virginia 3,564,900 47 Alabama -8,200 47 Missouri -0.4
Washington 2,744,300 48 Missouri -11,000 48 Alabama -0.4
West Virginia 738,500 49 Oregon -12,900 49 Mississippi -0.5
Wisconsin 2,841,900 50 Michigan -17,600 50 Oregon -0.8
Wyoming 244,200 51 Indiana -27,400 51 Indiana -0.9
Total U.S.** 132,383,000   Total U.S.** 414,000   Total U.S. 0.3

* June 2001 figures are preliminary. Employment estimates are seasonally adjusted.

** Because of differences in methodology used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the summation of states reported here does not match the reported U.S. total.

SOURCES: Carole Keeton Rylander, Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, and U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.