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ADP breaks out job growth by region

June 12 2013

Private-sector employment increased on a seasonally adjusted basis in May in all nine U.S. Census Bureau divisions, according to ADP’s second monthly regional employment report. Texas, Florida, California, Georgia and North Carolina recorded the largest job gains during the month. Among the 29 individual U.S. states, plus the District of Columbia, tracked by the report, all but Kentucky and Michigan recorded gains of varying degrees.

“All nine U.S. Census Bureau Divisions recorded private sector job growth in May, with the South Atlantic, West South Central and Pacific leading the way and generating a combined total of 81,000 jobs,” said Ahu Yildirmaz, senior director of the ADP Research Institute. 

Jobs added, by state:

  • Alabama: 1,340 
  • Arizona: 4,690
  • California: 10,460
  • Colorado: 2,970
  • Connecticut: 360
  • Florida: 17,440
  • Georgia: 5,770
  • Idaho: 1,100
  • Illinois: 3,480
  • Indiana: 2,600
  • Kentucky: -40
  • Maryland: 4,540
  • Massachusetts: 2,200
  • Michigan: -1,140
  • Minnesota: 2,440
  • Nevada: 910
  • New Jersey: 1,240
  • New York: 4,760
  • North Carolina: 5,020
  • Ohio: 1,500
  • Oregon: 1,770
  • Pennsylvania: 2,990
  • South Carolina: 1,680
  • Tennessee: 2,440
  • Texas: 18,850
  • Utah: 1,040
  • Virginia: 4,230
  • Washington: 3,280
  • Washington D.C.: 420
  • Wisconsin: 4,590

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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