Public Policy Institute of New York State, Inc.

Just the Facts - Key Economic and Social Indicators for New York State

CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT

10-year rank
State

10-year change
3-year Rank
3-year change

1-year
rank
1-year change
Jobs, 2003
(in 000s)
1
Nevada 95.3% 3 16.1% 2 11.4% 103.9
2
Arizona 81.8% 13 6.5% 4 7.1% 184.7
3
New Hampshire 75.3% 5 14.1% 11 3.9% 29.1
4
California 72.1% 22 3.7% 23 1.6% 792.8
5
Rhode Island 70.0% 2 20.1% 1 13.9% 22.1
6
Montana 67.7% 4 14.9% 13 3.7% 22.3
7
Massachusetts 67.1% 23 3.0% 36 -0.9% 138.0
8
Minnesota 66.8% 16 5.8% 21 2.1% 121.8
9
Colorado 58.7% 50 -12.3% 50 -5.7% 145.5
10
Utah 58.3% 45 -5.9% 42 -1.8% 67.1
11
Florida 52.7% 8 10.6% 9 4.8% 460.8
12
South Dakota 51.6% 6 13.3% 12 3.9% 18.8
13
Georgia 48.7% 33 -2.8% 16 3.4% 199.0
14
Texas 48.6% 38 -4.0% 41 -1.5% 544.9
15
Maine 45.9% 15 5.9% 15 3.4% 30.5
16
Nebraska 45.0% 10 7.9% 24 1.3% 45.1
17
Virginia 42.8% 20 4.4% 7 5.1% 223.8
18
Hawaii 42.1% 27 0.3% 44 -1.9% 36.1
19
Michigan 41.9% 47 -7.3% 38 -1.2% 188.3
20
Wyoming 40.4% 9 9.1% 8 4.9% 19.1
21
Alaska 40.4% 1 22.4% 5 7.0% 15.3
22
Oregon 40.0% 43 -4.6% 18 3.0% 78.8
23
Delaware 38.7% 21 4.1% 10 4.1% 25.1
24
Vermont 35.7% 11 6.8% 3 9.1% 15.6
25
Idaho 34.8% 17 5.4% 31 0.4% 278.0
26
Illinois 34.8% 18 5.4% 32 0.4% 278.0
27
South Carolina 34.4% 30 -1.8% 28 1.0% 112.1
28
North Dakota 32.7% 7 11.1% 6 5.6% 15.0
29
Kansas 31.8% 28 -0.2% 43 -1.8% 61.3
30
New Jersey 31.4% 19 5.0% 40 -1.4% 159.6
31
Iowa 30.8% 12 6.8% 27 1.1% 64.1
32
Washington 30.3% 32 -2.8% 20 2.4% 155.2
33
North Carolina 30.0% 49 -8.2% 37 -0.9% 211.7
34
Oklahoma 29.6% 34 -3.0% 48 -4.1% 60.5
35
New York 29.4% 44 -4.9% 35 -0.7% 321.0
36
Missouri 27.9% 37 -3.8% 45 -2.9% 129.9
37
Wisconsin 26.2% 26 1.6% 29 0.7% 121.8
38
Maryland 25.7% 14 6.1% 30 0.6% 63.0
39
Connecticut 24.7% 48 -7.4% 33 -0.3% 61.1
40
Arkansas 23.6% 41 -4.4% 49 -4.8% 49.7
41
Indiana 22.5% 24 2.7% 22 1.8% 146.2
42
Alabama 22.0% 46 -6.7% 34 -0.4% 98.8
43
Kentucky 21.6% 36 -3.3% 19 2.9% 85.7
44
Mississippi 21.0% 35 -3.1% 47 -3.2% 50.7
45
Pennsylvania 21.0% 29 -1.6% 39 -1.2% 237.4
46
Tennessee 19.1% 42 -4.6% 26 1.1% 117.0
47
New Mexico 17.5% 25 1.7% 17 3.3% 47.1
48
Louisiana 17.4% 39 -4.1% 25 1.2% 118.3
49
Ohio 15.4% 40 -4.4% 46 -2.9% 225.4
50
West Virginia 2.5% 31 -2.4% 14 3.5% 32.9
U.S. total/average 38.8% -0.1% 1.3% 6,699.0
Bureau of Labor Statistics for December 1993, 2000, and 2003, not seasonally adjusted