Job growth in the United States from 2016 to 2017, by state

U.S. - job growth 2017, by state This statistic shows the growth in jobs in the United States from 2017 to 2017, by state. In 2017, the state of Idaho was ranked first with the job growth of 3.3 percent.
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StateGrowth rate
Idaho 3.3%
Nevada 3.2%
Utah 2.9%
Washington 2.5%
Arizona 2.4%
Colorado 2.2%
Florida 2.1%
Oregon2.1%
California 2%
Texas 1.8%
Georgia 1.8%
South Carolina 1.8%
North Carolina 1.7%
Tennessee 1.5%
New Jersey 1.3%
Minnesota 1.3%
Massachussets 1.2%
Michigan 1.2%
New York 1.2%
Missouri 1.1%
Pennsylvania1.1%
District of Columbia 1%
New Hampshire 1%
Alabama 1%
Hawaii 1%
Indiana 1%
Virginia 0.9%
Arkansas 0.9%
Rhode Island 0.9%
Montana 0.9%
Maryland 0.9%
Ohio 0.8%
Maine0.7%
Illinois 0.7%
Kentucky 0.6%
Delaware 0.6%
Wisconsin 0.6%
Mississippi 0.5%
South Dakota 0.5%
Oklahoma 0.5%
New Mexico 0.3%
Vermont 0.3%
Nebraska 0.2%
Iowa 0.1%
Connecticut 0.1%
Kansas 0%
Louisiana -0.1%
West Virginia -0.3%
North Dakota -0.9%
Wyoming -1%
Alaska -1.4%
StateGrowth rate
Idaho 3.3%
Nevada 3.2%
Utah 2.9%
Washington 2.5%
Arizona 2.4%
Colorado 2.2%
Florida 2.1%
Oregon2.1%
California 2%
Texas 1.8%
Georgia 1.8%
South Carolina 1.8%
North Carolina 1.7%
Tennessee 1.5%
New Jersey 1.3%
Minnesota 1.3%
Massachussets 1.2%
Michigan 1.2%
New York 1.2%
Missouri 1.1%
Pennsylvania1.1%
District of Columbia 1%
New Hampshire 1%
Alabama 1%
Hawaii 1%
Indiana 1%
Virginia 0.9%
Arkansas 0.9%
Rhode Island 0.9%
Montana 0.9%
Maryland 0.9%
Ohio 0.8%
Maine0.7%
Illinois 0.7%
Kentucky 0.6%
Delaware 0.6%
Wisconsin 0.6%
Mississippi 0.5%
South Dakota 0.5%
Oklahoma 0.5%
New Mexico 0.3%
Vermont 0.3%
Nebraska 0.2%
Iowa 0.1%
Connecticut 0.1%
Kansas 0%
Louisiana -0.1%
West Virginia -0.3%
North Dakota -0.9%
Wyoming -1%
Alaska -1.4%
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This statistic shows the growth in jobs in the United States from 2017 to 2017, by state. In 2017, the state of Idaho was ranked first with the job growth of 3.3 percent.
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Release date
March 2018
Region
United States
Survey time period
2016-2017
Supplementary notes
Nonfarm jobs. Change in annual averages, not seasonally adjusted.

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