EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY: STATE AND BLS REGIONS                                                          
INDUSTRY: CONSTRUCTION                                                                  
Total Employment in the Construction Industry, 2007 IV,  2009 II,  2010 I,  2011 II
(Data in Thousands, Seasonally Adjusted)
Total Employment in the Construction Industry, 2007 IV Quarter - 2009 II Quarter
(Data in Thousands, Seasonally Adjusted)
Total Employment in the Construction Industry, 2007 IV Quarter - 2010 I Quarter
(Data in Thousands, Seasonally Adjusted)
Total Employment in the Construction Industry, 2009 II Quarter -  2011 II Quarter
(Data in Thousands, Seasonally Adjusted)
 Total Employment in the Construction Industry, 2010 I Quarter -  2011 II Quarter
(Data in Thousands, Seasonally Adjusted)
Total Employment in the Construction Industry, 2007 IV Quarter -  2011 II Quarter
(Data in Thousands, Seasonally Adjusted)
State 2007 IV Quarter Average 2009 II Quarter Average 2010 I Quarter Average 2011 II Quarter Average State 2007 IV Quarter Average 2009 II Quarter Average  Absolute           Change Relative         Change State 2007 IV Quarter Average 2010 I Quarter Average  Absolute           Change Relative         Change State 2009 II Quarter Average 2011 II Quarter Average  Absolute           Change Relative         Change State 2010 I Quarter Average 2011 II Quarter Average  Absolute           Change Relative         Change State 2007 IV Quarter Average 2011 II Quarter Average  Absolute           Change Relative         Change
Alabama 113.53 92.40 87.83 85.97 Alabama 113.53 92.40 -21.13 -18.6% Alabama 113.53 87.83 -25.70 -22.6% Alabama 92.40 85.97 -6.43 -7.0% Alabama 87.83 85.97 -1.87 -2.1% Alabama 113.53 85.97 -27.57 -24.3%
Alaska 17.50 16.27 16.13 15.87 Alaska 17.50 16.27 -1.23 -7.0% Alaska 17.50 16.13 -1.37 -7.8% Alaska 16.27 15.87 -0.40 -2.5% Alaska 16.13 15.87 -0.27 -1.7% Alaska 17.50 15.87 -1.63 -9.3%
Arizona 215.03 131.20 113.97 111.07 Arizona 215.03 131.20 -83.83 -39.0% Arizona 215.03 113.97 -101.07 -47.0% Arizona 131.20 111.07 -20.13 -15.3% Arizona 113.97 111.07 -2.90 -2.5% Arizona 215.03 111.07 -103.97 -48.3%
Arkansas 55.87 50.80 48.47 46.70 Arkansas 55.87 50.80 -5.07 -9.1% Arkansas 55.87 48.47 -7.40 -13.2% Arkansas 50.80 46.70 -4.10 -8.1% Arkansas 48.47 46.70 -1.77 -3.6% Arkansas 55.87 46.70 -9.17 -16.4%
California 861.70 633.23 574.83 567.40 California 861.70 633.23 -228.47 -26.5% California 861.70 574.83 -286.87 -33.3% California 633.23 567.40 -65.83 -10.4% California 574.83 567.40 -7.43 -1.3% California 861.70 567.40 -294.30 -34.2%
Colorado 167.50 132.83 118.73 105.27 Colorado 167.50 132.83 -34.67 -20.7% Colorado 167.50 118.73 -48.77 -29.1% Colorado 132.83 105.27 -27.57 -20.8% Colorado 118.73 105.27 -13.47 -11.3% Colorado 167.50 105.27 -62.23 -37.2%
Connecticut 68.90 54.40 49.90 49.60 Connecticut 68.90 54.40 -14.50 -21.0% Connecticut 68.90 49.90 -19.00 -27.6% Connecticut 54.40 49.60 -4.80 -8.8% Connecticut 49.90 49.60 -0.30 -0.6% Connecticut 68.90 49.60 -19.30 -28.0%
Delaware* 26.77 20.03 19.07 19.30 Delaware* 26.77 20.03 -6.73 -25.2% Delaware* 26.77 19.07 -7.70 -28.8% Delaware* 20.03 19.30 -0.73 -3.7% Delaware* 19.07 19.30 0.23 1.2% Delaware* 26.77 19.30 -7.47 -27.9%
District of Columbia* 12.90 12.00 10.10 10.93 District of Columbia* 12.90 12.00 -0.90 -7.0% District of Columbia* 12.90 10.10 -2.80 -21.7% District of Columbia* 12.00 10.93 -1.07 -8.9% District of Columbia* 10.10 10.93 0.83 8.3% District of Columbia* 12.90 10.93 -1.97 -15.2%
Florida 579.97 399.30 352.20 335.17 Florida 579.97 399.30 -180.67 -31.2% Florida 579.97 352.20 -227.77 -39.3% Florida 399.30 335.17 -64.13 -16.1% Florida 352.20 335.17 -17.03 -4.8% Florida 579.97 335.17 -244.80 -42.2%
Georgia 218.07 169.17 152.27 137.40 Georgia 218.07 169.17 -48.90 -22.4% Georgia 218.07 152.27 -65.80 -30.2% Georgia 169.17 137.40 -31.77 -18.8% Georgia 152.27 137.40 -14.87 -9.8% Georgia 218.07 137.40 -80.67 -37.0%
Hawaii* 39.77 31.87 29.37 28.80 Hawaii* 39.77 31.87 -7.90 -19.9% Hawaii* 39.77 29.37 -10.40 -26.2% Hawaii* 31.87 28.80 -3.07 -9.6% Hawaii* 29.37 28.80 -0.57 -1.9% Hawaii* 39.77 28.80 -10.97 -27.6%
Idaho 49.93 34.20 32.63 29.63 Idaho 49.93 34.20 -15.73 -31.5% Idaho 49.93 32.63 -17.30 -34.6% Idaho 34.20 29.63 -4.57 -13.4% Idaho 32.63 29.63 -3.00 -9.2% Idaho 49.93 29.63 -20.30 -40.7%
Illinois 268.50 217.27 203.67 205.47 Illinois 268.50 217.27 -51.23 -19.1% Illinois 268.50 203.67 -64.83 -24.1% Illinois 217.27 205.47 -11.80 -5.4% Illinois 203.67 205.47 1.80 0.9% Illinois 268.50 205.47 -63.03 -23.5%
Indiana 150.47 120.37 115.20 118.03 Indiana 150.47 120.37 -30.10 -20.0% Indiana 150.47 115.20 -35.27 -23.4% Indiana 120.37 118.03 -2.33 -1.9% Indiana 115.20 118.03 2.83 2.5% Indiana 150.47 118.03 -32.43 -21.6%
Iowa 73.20 65.60 61.53 62.03 Iowa 73.20 65.60 -7.60 -10.4% Iowa 73.20 61.53 -11.67 -15.9% Iowa 65.60 62.03 -3.57 -5.4% Iowa 61.53 62.03 0.50 0.8% Iowa 73.20 62.03 -11.17 -15.3%
Kansas 65.60 58.13 52.73 54.20 Kansas 65.60 58.13 -7.47 -11.4% Kansas 65.60 52.73 -12.87 -19.6% Kansas 58.13 54.20 -3.93 -6.8% Kansas 52.73 54.20 1.47 2.8% Kansas 65.60 54.20 -11.40 -17.4%
Kentucky 85.93 73.80 69.17 64.27 Kentucky 85.93 73.80 -12.13 -14.1% Kentucky 85.93 69.17 -16.77 -19.5% Kentucky 73.80 64.27 -9.53 -12.9% Kentucky 69.17 64.27 -4.90 -7.1% Kentucky 85.93 64.27 -21.67 -25.2%
Louisiana 132.87 130.97 123.07 121.43 Louisiana 132.87 130.97 -1.90 -1.4% Louisiana 132.87 123.07 -9.80 -7.4% Louisiana 130.97 121.43 -9.53 -7.3% Louisiana 123.07 121.43 -1.63 -1.3% Louisiana 132.87 121.43 -11.43 -8.6%
Maine 30.80 25.23 24.20 24.80 Maine 30.80 25.23 -5.57 -18.1% Maine 30.80 24.20 -6.60 -21.4% Maine 25.23 24.80 -0.43 -1.7% Maine 24.20 24.80 0.60 2.5% Maine 30.80 24.80 -6.00 -19.5%
Maryland* 187.70 156.97 142.53 140.23 Maryland* 187.70 156.97 -30.73 -16.4% Maryland* 187.70 142.53 -45.17 -24.1% Maryland* 156.97 140.23 -16.73 -10.7% Maryland* 142.53 140.23 -2.30 -1.6% Maryland* 187.70 140.23 -47.47 -25.3%
Massachusetts 137.23 112.27 106.97 108.70 Massachusetts 137.23 112.27 -24.97 -18.2% Massachusetts 137.23 106.97 -30.27 -22.1% Massachusetts 112.27 108.70 -3.57 -3.2% Massachusetts 106.97 108.70 1.73 1.6% Massachusetts 137.23 108.70 -28.53 -20.8%
Michigan 163.50 129.17 121.80 126.07 Michigan 163.50 129.17 -34.33 -21.0% Michigan 163.50 121.80 -41.70 -25.5% Michigan 129.17 126.07 -3.10 -2.4% Michigan 121.80 126.07 4.27 3.5% Michigan 163.50 126.07 -37.43 -22.9%
Minnesota 117.00 94.30 88.27 79.53 Minnesota 117.00 94.30 -22.70 -19.4% Minnesota 117.00 88.27 -28.73 -24.6% Minnesota 94.30 79.53 -14.77 -15.7% Minnesota 88.27 79.53 -8.73 -9.9% Minnesota 117.00 79.53 -37.47 -32.0%
Mississippi 60.23 51.87 47.90 49.07 Mississippi 60.23 51.87 -8.37 -13.9% Mississippi 60.23 47.90 -12.33 -20.5% Mississippi 51.87 49.07 -2.80 -5.4% Mississippi 47.90 49.07 1.17 2.4% Mississippi 60.23 49.07 -11.17 -18.5%
Missouri 146.17 120.30 107.37 106.67 Missouri 146.17 120.30 -25.87 -17.7% Missouri 146.17 107.37 -38.80 -26.5% Missouri 120.30 106.67 -13.63 -11.3% Missouri 107.37 106.67 -0.70 -0.7% Missouri 146.17 106.67 -39.50 -27.0%
Montana 32.00 24.03 22.67 21.97 Montana 32.00 24.03 -7.97 -24.9% Montana 32.00 22.67 -9.33 -29.2% Montana 24.03 21.97 -2.07 -8.6% Montana 22.67 21.97 -0.70 -3.1% Montana 32.00 21.97 -10.03 -31.4%
Nebraska* 50.90 47.43 43.43 43.53 Nebraska* 50.90 47.43 -3.47 -6.8% Nebraska* 50.90 43.43 -7.47 -14.7% Nebraska* 47.43 43.53 -3.90 -8.2% Nebraska* 43.43 43.53 0.10 0.2% Nebraska* 50.90 43.53 -7.37 -14.5%
Nevada 128.73 83.10 63.07 54.03 Nevada 128.73 83.10 -45.63 -35.4% Nevada 128.73 63.07 -65.67 -51.0% Nevada 83.10 54.03 -29.07 -35.0% Nevada 63.07 54.03 -9.03 -14.3% Nevada 128.73 54.03 -74.70 -58.0%
New Hampshire 26.87 22.43 21.50 20.57 New Hampshire 26.87 22.43 -4.43 -16.5% New Hampshire 26.87 21.50 -5.37 -20.0% New Hampshire 22.43 20.57 -1.87 -8.3% New Hampshire 21.50 20.57 -0.93 -4.3% New Hampshire 26.87 20.57 -6.30 -23.4%
New Jersey 171.73 139.60 131.07 128.93 New Jersey 171.73 139.60 -32.13 -18.7% New Jersey 171.73 131.07 -40.67 -23.7% New Jersey 139.60 128.93 -10.67 -7.6% New Jersey 131.07 128.93 -2.13 -1.6% New Jersey 171.73 128.93 -42.80 -24.9%
New Mexico 59.37 47.93 44.10 40.37 New Mexico 59.37 47.93 -11.43 -19.3% New Mexico 59.37 44.10 -15.27 -25.7% New Mexico 47.93 40.37 -7.57 -15.8% New Mexico 44.10 40.37 -3.73 -8.5% New Mexico 59.37 40.37 -19.00 -32.0%
New York 358.10 326.70 308.63 303.50 New York 358.10 326.70 -31.40 -8.8% New York 358.10 308.63 -49.47 -13.8% New York 326.70 303.50 -23.20 -7.1% New York 308.63 303.50 -5.13 -1.7% New York 358.10 303.50 -54.60 -15.2%
North Carolina 253.13 193.83 178.47 170.73 North Carolina 253.13 193.83 -59.30 -23.4% North Carolina 253.13 178.47 -74.67 -29.5% North Carolina 193.83 170.73 -23.10 -11.9% North Carolina 178.47 170.73 -7.73 -4.3% North Carolina 253.13 170.73 -82.40 -32.6%
North Dakota 19.87 20.07 21.03 23.00 North Dakota 19.87 20.07 0.20 1.0% North Dakota 19.87 21.03 1.17 5.9% North Dakota 20.07 23.00 2.93 14.6% North Dakota 21.03 23.00 1.97 9.4% North Dakota 19.87 23.00 3.13 15.8%
Ohio 222.53 180.93 170.40 169.37 Ohio 222.53 180.93 -41.60 -18.7% Ohio 222.53 170.40 -52.13 -23.4% Ohio 180.93 169.37 -11.57 -6.4% Ohio 170.40 169.37 -1.03 -0.6% Ohio 222.53 169.37 -53.17 -23.9%
Oklahoma 72.80 69.40 65.50 69.80 Oklahoma 72.80 69.40 -3.40 -4.7% Oklahoma 72.80 65.50 -7.30 -10.0% Oklahoma 69.40 69.80 0.40 0.6% Oklahoma 65.50 69.80 4.30 6.6% Oklahoma 72.80 69.80 -3.00 -4.1%
Oregon 103.17 74.67 68.57 69.10 Oregon 103.17 74.67 -28.50 -27.6% Oregon 103.17 68.57 -34.60 -33.5% Oregon 74.67 69.10 -5.57 -7.5% Oregon 68.57 69.10 0.53 0.8% Oregon 103.17 69.10 -34.07 -33.0%
Pennsylvania 261.73 225.20 213.53 218.63 Pennsylvania 261.73 225.20 -36.53 -14.0% Pennsylvania 261.73 213.53 -48.20 -18.4% Pennsylvania 225.20 218.63 -6.57 -2.9% Pennsylvania 213.53 218.63 5.10 2.4% Pennsylvania 261.73 218.63 -43.10 -16.5%
Rhode Island 21.53 17.30 16.20 14.97 Rhode Island 21.53 17.30 -4.23 -19.7% Rhode Island 21.53 16.20 -5.33 -24.8% Rhode Island 17.30 14.97 -2.33 -13.5% Rhode Island 16.20 14.97 -1.23 -7.6% Rhode Island 21.53 14.97 -6.57 -30.5%
South Carolina 121.43 88.90 79.27 77.07 South Carolina 121.43 88.90 -32.53 -26.8% South Carolina 121.43 79.27 -42.17 -34.7% South Carolina 88.90 77.07 -11.83 -13.3% South Carolina 79.27 77.07 -2.20 -2.8% South Carolina 121.43 77.07 -44.37 -36.5%
South Dakota* 23.47 21.63 20.30 20.13 South Dakota* 23.47 21.63 -1.83 -7.8% South Dakota* 23.47 20.30 -3.17 -13.5% South Dakota* 21.63 20.13 -1.50 -6.9% South Dakota* 20.30 20.13 -0.17 -0.8% South Dakota* 23.47 20.13 -3.33 -14.2%
Tennessee* 138.47 110.50 102.37 109.40 Tennessee* 138.47 110.50 -27.97 -20.2% Tennessee* 138.47 102.37 -36.10 -26.1% Tennessee* 110.50 109.40 -1.10 -1.0% Tennessee* 102.37 109.40 7.03 6.9% Tennessee* 138.47 109.40 -29.07 -21.0%
Texas 664.43 602.73 564.07 589.80 Texas 664.43 602.73 -61.70 -9.3% Texas 664.43 564.07 -100.37 -15.1% Texas 602.73 589.80 -12.93 -2.1% Texas 564.07 589.80 25.73 4.6% Texas 664.43 589.80 -74.63 -11.2%
Utah 101.07 70.77 65.23 64.57 Utah 101.07 70.77 -30.30 -30.0% Utah 101.07 65.23 -35.83 -35.5% Utah 70.77 64.57 -6.20 -8.8% Utah 65.23 64.57 -0.67 -1.0% Utah 101.07 64.57 -36.50 -36.1%
Vermont 16.40 13.70 13.50 13.10 Vermont 16.40 13.70 -2.70 -16.5% Vermont 16.40 13.50 -2.90 -17.7% Vermont 13.70 13.10 -0.60 -4.4% Vermont 13.50 13.10 -0.40 -3.0% Vermont 16.40 13.10 -3.30 -20.1%
Virginia 234.77 189.90 180.97 183.70 Virginia 234.77 189.90 -44.87 -19.1% Virginia 234.77 180.97 -53.80 -22.9% Virginia 189.90 183.70 -6.20 -3.3% Virginia 180.97 183.70 2.73 1.5% Virginia 234.77 183.70 -51.07 -21.8%
Washington 208.90 162.17 144.23 138.77 Washington 208.90 162.17 -46.73 -22.4% Washington 208.90 144.23 -64.67 -31.0% Washington 162.17 138.77 -23.40 -14.4% Washington 144.23 138.77 -5.47 -3.8% Washington 208.90 138.77 -70.13 -33.6%
West Virginia 38.33 33.83 32.53 31.13 West Virginia 38.33 33.83 -4.50 -11.7% West Virginia 38.33 32.53 -5.80 -15.1% West Virginia 33.83 31.13 -2.70 -8.0% West Virginia 32.53 31.13 -1.40 -4.3% West Virginia 38.33 31.13 -7.20 -18.8%
Wisconsin 124.77 102.30 96.87 88.30 Wisconsin 124.77 102.30 -22.47 -18.0% Wisconsin 124.77 96.87 -27.90 -22.4% Wisconsin 102.30 88.30 -14.00 -13.7% Wisconsin 96.87 88.30 -8.57 -8.8% Wisconsin 124.77 88.30 -36.47 -29.2%
Wyoming 27.70 24.30 22.53 23.10 Wyoming 27.70 24.30 -3.40 -12.3% Wyoming 27.70 22.53 -5.17 -18.7% Wyoming 24.30 23.10 -1.20 -4.9% Wyoming 22.53 23.10 0.57 2.5% Wyoming 27.70 23.10 -4.60 -16.6%
Puerto Rico* 60.50 42.77 35.73 26.80 Puerto Rico* 60.50 42.77 -17.73 -29.3% Puerto Rico* 60.50 35.73 -24.77 -40.9% Puerto Rico* 42.77 26.80 -15.97 -37.3% Puerto Rico* 35.73 26.80 -8.93 -25.0% Puerto Rico* 60.50 26.80 -33.70 -55.7%
Virgin Islands* Missing Missing Missing Missing Virgin Islands* Missing Missing Missing Missing Virgin Islands* Missing Missing Missing Missing Virgin Islands* Missing Missing Missing Missing Virgin Islands* Missing Missing Missing Missing Virgin Islands* Missing Missing Missing Missing
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Total Employment in the Construction Industry, 2007 IV,  2009 II,  2010 I,  2011 II                                                                                                                   (Data in Thousands, Seasonally Adjusted) Total Employment in the Construction Industry, 2007 IV Quarter - 2009 II Quarter  Paul                                                                              (Data in Thousands, Seasonally Adjusted) Total Employment in the Construction Industry, 2007 IV Quarter - 2010 I Quarter                                                                                (Data in Thousands, Seasonally Adjusted) Total Employment in the Construction Industry, 2009 II Quarter -  2011 II Quarter                                                                                          (Data in Thousands, Seasonally Adjusted)  Total Employment in the Construction Industry, 2010 I Quarter -  2011 II Quarter                                                                                          (Data in Thousands, Seasonally Adjusted) Total Employment in the Construction Industry, 2007 IV Quarter -  2011 II Quarter                                                                                          (Data in Thousands, Seasonally Adjusted)
State 2007 IV Quarter Average 2009 II Quarter Average 2010 I Quarter Average 2011 II Quarter Average State 2007 IV Quarter Average 2009 II Quarter Average  Absolute           Change Relative         Change State 2007 IV Quarter Average 2010 I Quarter Average  Absolute           Change Relative         Change State 2009 II Quarter Average 2011 II Quarter Average  Absolute           Change Relative         Change State 2010 I Quarter Average 2011 II Quarter Average  Absolute           Change Relative         Change State 2007 IV Quarter Average 2011 II Quarter Average  Absolute           Change Relative         Change
New England 301.73 245.33 232.27 231.73 New England 301.73 245.33 -56.40 -18.7% New England 301.73 232.27 -69.47 -23.0% New England 245.33 231.73 -13.60 -5.5% New England 232.27 231.73 -0.53 -0.2% New England 301.73 231.73 -70.00 -23.2%
New York–New Jersey 590.33 509.07 475.43 459.23 New York–New Jersey 590.33 509.07 -81.27 -13.8% New York–New Jersey 590.33 475.43 -114.90 -19.5% New York–New Jersey 509.07 459.23 -49.83 -9.8% New York–New Jersey 475.43 459.23 -16.20 -3.4% New York–New Jersey 590.33 459.23 -131.10 -22.2%
Mid–Atlantic 762.20 637.93 598.73 603.93 Mid–Atlantic 762.20 637.93 -124.27 -16.3% Mid–Atlantic 762.20 598.73 -163.47 -21.4% Mid–Atlantic 637.93 603.93 -34.00 -5.3% Mid–Atlantic 598.73 603.93 5.20 0.9% Mid–Atlantic 762.20 603.93 -158.27 -20.8%
Southeast 1,570.77 1,179.77 1,069.47 1,029.07 Southeast 1,570.77 1,179.77 -391.00 -24.9% Southeast 1,570.77 1,069.47 -501.30 -31.9% Southeast 1,179.77 1,029.07 -150.70 -12.8% Southeast 1,069.47 1,029.07 -40.40 -3.8% Southeast 1,570.77 1,029.07 -541.70 -34.5%
Midwest 1,214.20 999.07 942.50 935.47 Midwest 1,214.20 999.07 -215.13 -17.7% Midwest 1,214.20 942.50 -271.70 -22.4% Midwest 999.07 935.47 -63.60 -6.4% Midwest 942.50 935.47 -7.03 -0.7% Midwest 1,214.20 935.47 -278.73 -23.0%
Southwest 985.33 901.83 845.20 868.10 Southwest 985.33 901.83 -83.50 -8.5% Southwest 985.33 845.20 -140.13 -14.2% Southwest 901.83 868.10 -33.73 -3.7% Southwest 845.20 868.10 22.90 2.7% Southwest 985.33 868.10 -117.23 -11.9%
Mountain–Plains 540.03 430.37 389.27 375.77 Mountain–Plains 540.03 430.37 -109.67 -20.3% Mountain–Plains 540.03 389.27 -150.77 -27.9% Mountain–Plains 430.37 375.77 -54.60 -12.7% Mountain–Plains 389.27 375.77 -13.50 -3.5% Mountain–Plains 540.03 375.77 -164.27 -30.4%
West 1,624.73 1,166.70 1,042.80 1,014.67 West 1,624.73 1,166.70 -458.03 -28.2% West 1,624.73 1,042.80 -581.93 -35.8% West 1,166.70 1,014.67 -152.03 -13.0% West 1,042.80 1,014.67 -28.13 -2.7% West 1,624.73 1,014.67 -610.07 -37.5%