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

MANUFACTURING 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 26.2% 1 1.4% 1 2.3% 44.6
2
North Dakota 26.2% 2 -2.5% 5 0.0% 23.6
3
Oregon 2.4% 9 -11.7% 6 -0.4% 196.8
4
Utah 2.3% 6 -10.8% 7 -1.1% 112.3
5
Wyoming 0.0% 4 -9.3% 2 2.1% 9.8
6
Arizona -0.2% 36 -18.1% 15 -2.6% 173.9
7
Nebraska -1.0% 7 -11.1% 18 -3.0% 101.9
8
Kansas -1.1% 19 -14.0% 21 -3.4% 171.3
9
Idaho -1.3% 18 -13.9% 48 -6.0% 60.8
10
South Dakota -2.1% 8 -11.6% 3 0.8% 38.2
11
Iowa -2.5% 10 -12.1% 11 -2.0% 219.3
12
Minnesota -2.9% 15 -13.3% 9 -1.5% 343.5
13
Wisconsin -5.6% 22 -14.8% 25 -3.8% 501.4
14
Kentucky -5.6% 16 -13.6% 8 -1.5% 268.0
15
Texas -6.4% 28 -16.6% 23 -3.7% 891.3
16
Montana -7.0% 27 -16.5% 42 -5.1% 18.7
17
Vermont -7.7% 48 -21.1% 27 -3.9% 37.3
18
Colorado -8.4% 45 -20.0% 32 -4.4% 155.1
19
California -8.6% 42 -19.0% 34 -4.5% 1,521.2
20
Indiana -8.9% 11 -12.4% 14 -2.4% 569.7
21
Oklahoma -9.6% 44 -20.0% 29 -4.0% 142.7
22
Hawaii -12.2% 5 -9.6% 4 0.7% 15.1
23
Arkansas -12.3% 17 -13.7% 16 -2.7% 205.5
24
Michigan -12.8% 41 -18.9% 33 -4.5% 722.4
25
New Mexico -12.8% 25 -15.7% 30 -4.1% 35.4
26
Louisiana -13.0% 12 -12.6% 20 -3.2% 154.9
27
Georgia -13.6% 21 -14.6% 17 -2.8% 446.7
28
Missouri -14.3% 14 -13.2% 12 -2.1% 313.5
29
New Hampshire -15.3% 50 -24.5% 43 -5.2% 79.0
30
Florida -15.6% 23 -15.2% 24 -3.8% 385.2
31
Ohio -15.7% 34 -17.9% 41 -5.0% 831.8
32
Washington -16.3% 46 -20.5% 46 -5.2% 260.2
33
Maryland -17.2% 29 -16.7% 36 -4.7% 144.9
34
West Virginia -18.3% 24 -15.4% 47 -5.4% 63.4
35
Illinois -18.4% 33 -17.6% 31 -4.3% 708.6
36
Tennessee -18.6% 13 -13.0% 10 -2.0% 414.7
37
Alabama -19.0% 26 -16.2% 38 -4.8% 289.3
38
Delaware -19.1% 20 -14.6% 26 -3.8% 35.2
39
Pennsylvania -19.8% 37 -18.1% 40 -4.9% 703.7
40
Virginia -20.3% 38 -18.3% 50 -6.8% 296.5
41
South Carolina -21.1% 40 -18.6% 28 -4.0% 272.2
42
Massachusetts -23.4% 49 -21.9% 45 -5.2% 322.7
43
Maine -23.6% 43 -19.5% 37 -4.8% 63.8
44
Connecticut -23.9% 30 -16.7% 35 -4.6% 197.0
45
New Jersey -24.3% 32 -17.5% 19 -3.0% 349.4
46
New York -26.7% 39 -18.5% 44 -5.2% 605.7
47
Mississippi -26.7% 31 -17.3% 13 -2.1% 178.3
48
North Carolina -27.7% 47 -21.1% 49 -6.1% 590.5
49
Rhode Island -29.8% 35 -18.0% 22 -3.6% 59.1
50
Alaska -35.9% 3 -4.8% 39 -4.8% 5.9
U.S. total/average -14.8% -16.6% -3.9% 14,340.0
Bureau of Labor Statistics data for December 1993, 2000, and 2003, not seasonally adjusted