United States - Private Nonfarm Employment, 2013 by State

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Private nonfarm employment, 2013 - (Number)
State Value
Alabama 1,603,100
Alaska 266,627
Arizona 2,173,205
Arkansas 978,094
California 13,401,863
Colorado 2,090,975
Connecticut 1,473,605
Delaware 382,128
District of Columbia 491,130
Florida 7,134,644
Georgia 3,458,050
Hawaii 502,530
Idaho 509,986
Illinois 5,209,070
Indiana 2,555,979
Iowa 1,305,216
Kansas 1,150,401
Kentucky 1,507,375
Louisiana 1,687,956
Maine 487,313
Maryland 2,182,260
Massachusetts 3,062,689
Michigan 3,535,685
Minnesota 2,518,268
Mississippi 902,638
Missouri 2,355,336
Montana 350,196
Nebraska 830,073
Nevada 1,047,657
New Hampshire 551,793
New Jersey 3,492,216
New Mexico 606,002
New York 7,688,492
North Carolina 3,421,195
North Dakota 342,747
Ohio 4,587,136
Oklahoma 1,325,927
Oregon 1,396,563
Pennsylvania 5,180,805
Rhode Island 408,489
South Carolina 1,583,213
South Dakota 340,485
Tennessee 2,394,068
Texas 9,663,567
Utah 1,101,557
Vermont 262,474
Virginia 3,131,723
Washington 2,444,098
West Virginia 575,987
Wisconsin 2,401,032
Wyoming 212,635

Value for the US (Number): 118,266,253

Data item: Private nonfarm employment, 2013

Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, County Business Patterns. Updated annually. http://www.census.gov/econ/cbp/


See http://www.census.gov/econ/cbp/definitions.htm

An establishment is a single physical location at which business is conducted or where services or industrial operations are performed. It is not necessarily identical with a company or enterprise, which may consist of one establishment or more. When two or more activities are conducted at a single location under a single ownership, all activities are generally grouped together as a single establishment and classified on the basis of its major activity. Establishments with paid employees include all locations with paid employees any time during the year. (A separate data item, Nonemployer establishments, provides the number of establishments without paid employees, (mostly self-employed individuals.) Establishment counts represent the number of locations with paid employees any time during the year. This series excludes government establishments except for wholesale liquor establishments (NAICS 4248), retail liquor stores (NAICS 44531), Book publishers (NAICS 511130), Federally-chartered savings institutions (NAICS 522120), Federally-chartered credit unions (NAICS 522130), and hospitals (NAICS 622).

Paid employment consists of full- and part-time employees, including salaried officers and executives of corporations, who are on the payroll in the pay period including March 12. Included are employees on paid sick leave, holidays, and vacations; not included are proprietors and partners of unincorporated businesses.

Scope and Methodology:

Figures for private nonfarm establishments with paid employees for the U.S. Puerto Rico and the Island Areas are published in County Business Patterns (CBP), an annual statistical series. Basic data items are extracted from the Business Register, a file of all known single and multiestablishment companies maintained and updated by the Bureau of the Census from various Census Bureau programs, such as the 5-year Economic Census, the annual Company Organization Survey, the Annual Survey of Manufactures, and Current Business Surveys, as well as from administrative records of the Internal Revenue Service, Bureau of Labor Statistics, and the Social Security Administration.

Employers without a fixed location within a state (or of unknown county location) are included under a "Statewide" classification at the end of the county tables. This incomplete detail causes only a slight understatement of county employment.

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