Job growth in the United States from 2015 to 2016, by state

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StateGrowth rate
Utah 3.6%
Idaho 3.5%
Florida 3.4%
Nevada 3.3%
Washington 3.1%
Georgia 2.7%
California 2.6%
Arizona 2.6%
Tennessee 2.5%
South Carolina 2.4%
North Carolina 2.3%
Colorado 2.2%
New Hampshire 1.9%
Michigan 1.9%
Massachussets 1.7%
District of Columbia 1.7%
Missouri 1.6%
New York 1.5%
Indiana 1.5%
New Jersey 1.5%
Kentucky 1.5%
Virginia 1.5%
Arkansas 1.5%
Minnesota 1.4%
Hawaii 1.4%
Alabama 1.4%
Montana 1.3%
Maryland 1.3%
Texas 1.3%
Wisconsin 1.1%
Ohio 1.1%
South Dakota 1%
Delaware 1%
Mississippi 1%
Rhode Island 1%
Nebraska 0.8%
Illinois 0.7%
Iowa 0.6%
Kansas 0.5%
Vermont 0.3%
New Mexico 0.3%
Connecticut 0.3%
Oklahoma -1%
Louisiana -1.2%
West Virginia -1.2%
Alaska -1.9%
Wyoming -3.9%
North Dakota -4.1%

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This statistic shows the growth in jobs in the United States from 2015 to 2016, by state. In 2016, the state of Utah was ranked first with the job growth of 3.6 percent.
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Release date
February 2017
United States
Survey time period
2015 - 2016
Supplementary notes
Nonfarm jobs. Change in annual averages, not seasonally adjusted.

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