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ADP: Employment growth rate accelerates in West

August 08 2013

Private-sector employment increased on a seasonally adjusted basis in July in all nine U.S. Census Bureau divisions, according to ADP’s monthly regional employment report. Additionally, all 29 U.S. states tracked by the report, plus the District of Columbia, recorded gains in July, with the exception of Pennsylvania, which remained flat.

“During the month of July, the Western region saw an accelerated growth rate compared to the previous month,” said Ahu Yildirmaz, senior director at the ADP Research Institute. “As a result, the West has replaced the South as the strongest contributor of growth.”

Arizona, Oregon, Idaho, California, Washington and Texas posted the largest job gains during the month; Arizona recorded the highest percentage increase at 0.41 percent.

Jobs added, by state:

  • Alabama: 2,590, +0.17 percent
  • Arizona: 8,680, +0.41 percent
  • California: 33,440, +0.27 percent
  • Colorado: 3,070, +0.16 percent
  • Connecticut: 1,580, +0.11 percent
  • Florida: 12,250, +0.19 percent
  • Georgia: 6,140, +0.18 percent
  • Idaho: 1,460, +0.28 percent
  • Illinois: 7,280, +0.15 percent
  • Indiana: 4,430, +0.18 percent
  • Kentucky: 1,790, +0.12 percent
  • Maryland: 3,750, +0.18 percent
  • Massachusetts: 3,330, +0.12 percent
  • Michigan: 4,860, +0.14 percent
  • Minnesota 4,800, +0.20 percent
  • Nevada: 2,240, +0.22 percent
  • New Jersey: 4,200, +0.13 percent
  • New York: 14,140, +0.19 percent
  • North Carolina: 6,720, +0.20 percent
  • Ohio: 6,820, +0.15 percent
  • Oregon: 4,460, +0.32 percent
  • Pennsylvania: (10), 0.00 percent
  • South Carolina: 2,080, +0.13 percent
  • Tennessee: 4,570, +0.20 percent
  • Texas: 21,860, +0.23 percent
  • Utah: 1,860, +0.18 percent
  • Virginia: 6,140, +0.20 percent
  • Washington: 6,390, +0.27 percent
  • Washington D.C.: 530, +0.11 percent
  • Wisconsin: 1,010, +0.04 percent

ADP and Moody’s Analytics Inc. derived the report from an anonymous subset of about 406,000 U.S. business clients, which employ more than 23 million U.S. workers.

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