Public Policy Institute of New York State, Inc.

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

TRADE, TRANSPORTATION AND UTILITIES 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 63.5% 1 4.3% 1 3.1% 205.5
2
Arizona 36.1% 6 0.1% 8 0.8% 464.5
3
New Hampshire 26.2% 2 1.1% 4 1.2% 146.4
4
Utah 21.7% 29 -4.1% 16 0.0% 221.8
5
Colorado 19.5% 46 -7.0% 50 -3.0% 411.8
6
Idaho 18.8% 39 -5.4% 25 -0.5% 118.3
7
Florida 17.7% 18 -3.0% 17 -0.1% 1,519.4
8
Georgia 17.1% 37 -5.3% 48 -2.4% 841.9
9
Tennessee 16.2% 5 0.4% 6 1.0% 603.0
10
Texas 16.0% 33 -4.7% 41 -1.4% 1,977.6
11
California 16.0% 14 -1.6% 26 -0.5% 2,815.3
12
Arkansas 15.8% 10 -0.4% 7 0.9% 246.7
13
Alaska 15.3% 3 0.8% 10 0.5% 59.6
14
Washington 14.2% 30 -4.3% 3 1.3% 528.9
15
Delaware 14.1% 17 -2.5% 9 0.6% 80.9
16
South Carolina 13.0% 40 -5.4% 34 -0.8% 352.8
17
Maine 12.8% 7 0.1% 5 1.1% 128.8
18
Oregon 11.9% 35 -5.1% 40 -1.3% 321.9
19
Mississippi 11.8% 21 -3.3% 36 -1.0% 223.7
20
Wisconsin 11.8% 27 -4.1% 20 -0.2% 554.8
21
Kentucky 11.7% 45 -6.8% 27 -0.6% 380.6
22
Vermont 11.6% 13 -1.5% 44 -1.5% 59.6
23
Virginia 11.6% 24 -3.5% 18 -0.1% 662.8
24
New Jersey 11.3% 22 -3.4% 19 -0.1% 909.4
25
Rhode Island 11.3% 9 -0.2% 28 -0.6% 84.0
26
Minnesota 11.2% 28 -4.1% 22 -0.4% 536.7
27
North Carolina 11.1% 31 -4.4% 33 -0.8% 739.0
28
Wyoming 10.4% 11 -1.0% 29 -0.6% 48.9
29
South Dakota 10.3% 8 0.0% 12 0.3% 78.4
30
Nebraska 9.9% 23 -3.4% 38 -1.1% 197.5
31
Montana 9.4% 12 -1.1% 14 0.1% 86.5
32
New Mexico 8.9% 15 -1.6% 15 0.1% 140.0
33
Maryland 8.6% 26 -4.0% 21 -0.3% 479.2
34
Massachusetts 8.5% 43 -6.0% 42 -1.5% 590.1
35
Pennsylvania 8.1% 19 -3.1% 23 -0.5% 1,149.3
36
Alabama 7.6% 25 -3.7% 11 0.3% 381.7
37
Kansas 7.5% 42 -5.7% 45 -1.7% 266.4
38
Iowa 7.2% 32 -4.7% 37 -1.0% 309.1
39
Ohio 7.1% 48 -7.4% 35 -0.9% 1,079.5
40
Oklahoma 6.9% 47 -7.1% 43 -1.5% 283.7
41
Louisiana 5.2% 20 -3.3% 32 -0.8% 389.9
42
Missouri 5.1% 41 -5.6% 46 -1.8% 544.3
43
Connecticut 4.6% 34 -5.0% 39 -1.2% 316.4
44
North Dakota 3.8% 4 0.8% 13 0.1% 73.7
45
Indiana 3.8% 49 -8.6% 47 -2.1% 583.1
46
Michigan 2.9% 50 -9.7% 49 -2.8% 830.1
47
Illinois 2.7% 36 -5.3% 30 -0.6% 1,227.1
48
New York 2.5% 38 -5.4% 31 -0.7% 1,531.4
49
Hawaii -3.3% 16 -2.3% 2 1.7% 112.9
50
West Virginia -4.4% 44 -6.6% 24 -0.5% 139.0
U.S. total/average 11.2% -4.3% -0.7% 25,875.0
Bureau of Labor Statistics for December 1993, 2000, and 2003- not seasonally adjusted