How States’ Recent Job Growth Compares

Source: Mike Maciag, Governing, November 21, 2014

See which states are adding more jobs and those that lag behind. … In all, 34 states reported unemployment rate declines for October while 15 recorded monthly payroll employment increases large enough to be considered statistically significant. The jobs outlook didn’t change much in the other states….
Illinois and Nevada have largest unemployment rate declines, October 2013 to October 2014
Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, TED: The Economics Daily, November 28, 2014