Find the latest available data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) on unemployment rates and employment by industry and occupation for states, metro areas, and counties. Search by area name, zip code, or use your GPS location, and drill down or up to get comparable data for different geographic levels.
Use this app as a starting point to understand employment and wage conditions in your local labor market. Compare your local labor market to other counties, metro areas, and states, and see how your state or county compares to national levels. Look at rates of change in employment or wages over the year. Compare local employment and wage levels for private businesses and government.
This app is a product of the U.S. Department of Labor and presents data from the following BLS programs:
National unemployment rate from the Current Population Survey (CPS), plus state, metro area, and county unemployment rates from the Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) program.
National, state, and metro area employment by industry from the Current Employment Statistics (CES) program.
County employment and wages by industry from the Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW) program.
National, state, and metro area employment and wages by occupation from the Occupational Employment Statistics (OES) program.
Data availability varies by data type and geography. Both seasonally adjusted and not seasonally adjusted data are presented where available. More information on all BLS programs, and additional data can be found at www.bls.gov