EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY: STATE AND BLS REGIONS                                                          
Industry: LEISURE AND HOSPITALITY                                                                
Total Employment in the  Leisure & Hospitality Industry, 2007 IV,  2009 II,  2010 I,  2011 II
(Data in Thousands, Seasonally Adjusted)
Total Employment in the  Leisure & Hospitality Industry, 2007 IV Quarter - 2009 II Quarter
(Data in Thousands, Seasonally Adjusted)
Total Employment in the  Leisure & Hospitality Industry, 2007 IV Quarter - 2010 I Quarter
(Data in Thousands, Seasonally Adjusted)
Total Employment in the  Leisure & Hospitality Industry, 2009 II Quarter -  2011 II Quarter
(Data in Thousands, Seasonally Adjusted)
 Total Employment in the  Leisure & Hospitality Industry, 2010 I Quarter -  2011 II Quarter
(Data in Thousands, Seasonally Adjusted)
Total Employment in the  Leisure & Hospitality 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 175.00 170.43 167.33 169.77 Alabama 175.00 170.43 -4.57 -2.6% Alabama 175.00 167.33 -7.67 -4.4% Alabama 170.43 169.77 -0.67 -0.4% Alabama 167.33 169.77 2.43 1.5% Alabama 175.00 169.77 -5.23 -3.0%
Alaska 31.87 31.07 31.33 32.93 Alaska 31.87 31.07 -0.80 -2.5% Alaska 31.87 31.33 -0.53 -1.7% Alaska 31.07 32.93 1.87 6.0% Alaska 31.33 32.93 1.60 5.1% Alaska 31.87 32.93 1.07 3.3%
Arizona 275.70 256.97 251.37 257.90 Arizona 275.70 256.97 -18.73 -6.8% Arizona 275.70 251.37 -24.33 -8.8% Arizona 256.97 257.90 0.93 0.4% Arizona 251.37 257.90 6.53 2.6% Arizona 275.70 257.90 -17.80 -6.5%
Arkansas 100.47 100.10 97.73 103.77 Arkansas 100.47 100.10 -0.37 -0.4% Arkansas 100.47 97.73 -2.73 -2.7% Arkansas 100.10 103.77 3.67 3.7% Arkansas 97.73 103.77 6.03 6.2% Arkansas 100.47 103.77 3.30 3.3%
California 1,573.37 1,505.67 1,484.37 1,526.30 California 1,573.37 1,505.67 -67.70 -4.3% California 1,573.37 1,484.37 -89.00 -5.7% California 1,505.67 1,526.30 20.63 1.4% California 1,484.37 1,526.30 41.93 2.8% California 1,573.37 1,526.30 -47.07 -3.0%
Colorado 273.27 262.57 260.47 272.77 Colorado 273.27 262.57 -10.70 -3.9% Colorado 273.27 260.47 -12.80 -4.7% Colorado 262.57 272.77 10.20 3.9% Colorado 260.47 272.77 12.30 4.7% Colorado 273.27 272.77 -0.50 -0.2%
Connecticut 137.03 133.60 131.00 134.73 Connecticut 137.03 133.60 -3.43 -2.5% Connecticut 137.03 131.00 -6.03 -4.4% Connecticut 133.60 134.73 1.13 0.8% Connecticut 131.00 134.73 3.73 2.8% Connecticut 137.03 134.73 -2.30 -1.7%
Delaware 40.57 41.00 40.37 44.23 Delaware 40.57 41.00 0.43 1.1% Delaware 40.57 40.37 -0.20 -0.5% Delaware 41.00 44.23 3.23 7.9% Delaware 40.37 44.23 3.87 9.6% Delaware 40.57 44.23 3.67 9.0%
District of Columbia 56.33 57.87 58.50 58.80 District of Columbia 56.33 57.87 1.53 2.7% District of Columbia 56.33 58.50 2.17 3.8% District of Columbia 57.87 58.80 0.93 1.6% District of Columbia 58.50 58.80 0.30 0.5% District of Columbia 56.33 58.80 2.47 4.4%
Florida 975.67 917.87 906.50 958.93 Florida 975.67 917.87 -57.80 -5.9% Florida 975.67 906.50 -69.17 -7.1% Florida 917.87 958.93 41.07 4.5% Florida 906.50 958.93 52.43 5.8% Florida 975.67 958.93 -16.73 -1.7%
Georgia 397.10 381.87 370.90 378.97 Georgia 397.10 381.87 -15.23 -3.8% Georgia 397.10 370.90 -26.20 -6.6% Georgia 381.87 378.97 -2.90 -0.8% Georgia 370.90 378.97 8.07 2.2% Georgia 397.10 378.97 -18.13 -4.6%
Hawaii 109.37 100.77 99.83 101.00 Hawaii 109.37 100.77 -8.60 -7.9% Hawaii 109.37 99.83 -9.53 -8.7% Hawaii 100.77 101.00 0.23 0.2% Hawaii 99.83 101.00 1.17 1.2% Hawaii 109.37 101.00 -8.37 -7.7%
Idaho 64.03 58.67 57.33 60.83 Idaho 64.03 58.67 -5.37 -8.4% Idaho 64.03 57.33 -6.70 -10.5% Idaho 58.67 60.83 2.17 3.7% Idaho 57.33 60.83 3.50 6.1% Idaho 64.03 60.83 -3.20 -5.0%
Illinois 534.23 517.83 512.47 522.17 Illinois 534.23 517.83 -16.40 -3.1% Illinois 534.23 512.47 -21.77 -4.1% Illinois 517.83 522.17 4.33 0.8% Illinois 512.47 522.17 9.70 1.9% Illinois 534.23 522.17 -12.07 -2.3%
Indiana 284.20 278.07 272.80 272.13 Indiana 284.20 278.07 -6.13 -2.2% Indiana 284.20 272.80 -11.40 -4.0% Indiana 278.07 272.13 -5.93 -2.1% Indiana 272.80 272.13 -0.67 -0.2% Indiana 284.20 272.13 -12.07 -4.2%
Iowa 137.40 132.93 130.20 137.13 Iowa 137.40 132.93 -4.47 -3.3% Iowa 137.40 130.20 -7.20 -5.2% Iowa 132.93 137.13 4.20 3.2% Iowa 130.20 137.13 6.93 5.3% Iowa 137.40 137.13 -0.27 -0.2%
Kansas 114.27 114.00 112.80 112.13 Kansas 114.27 114.00 -0.27 -0.2% Kansas 114.27 112.80 -1.47 -1.3% Kansas 114.00 112.13 -1.87 -1.6% Kansas 112.80 112.13 -0.67 -0.6% Kansas 114.27 112.13 -2.13 -1.9%
Kentucky 173.00 168.73 165.43 178.67 Kentucky 173.00 168.73 -4.27 -2.5% Kentucky 173.00 165.43 -7.57 -4.4% Kentucky 168.73 178.67 9.93 5.9% Kentucky 165.43 178.67 13.23 8.0% Kentucky 173.00 178.67 5.67 3.3%
Louisiana 195.23 194.93 192.93 202.17 Louisiana 195.23 194.93 -0.30 -0.2% Louisiana 195.23 192.93 -2.30 -1.2% Louisiana 194.93 202.17 7.23 3.7% Louisiana 192.93 202.17 9.23 4.8% Louisiana 195.23 202.17 6.93 3.6%
Maine 60.80 59.23 59.47 61.67 Maine 60.80 59.23 -1.57 -2.6% Maine 60.80 59.47 -1.33 -2.2% Maine 59.23 61.67 2.43 4.1% Maine 59.47 61.67 2.20 3.7% Maine 60.80 61.67 0.87 1.4%
Maryland 235.13 231.83 226.63 228.30 Maryland 235.13 231.83 -3.30 -1.4% Maryland 235.13 226.63 -8.50 -3.6% Maryland 231.83 228.30 -3.53 -1.5% Maryland 226.63 228.30 1.67 0.7% Maryland 235.13 228.30 -6.83 -2.9%
Massachusetts 304.33 300.07 303.87 318.57 Massachusetts 304.33 300.07 -4.27 -1.4% Massachusetts 304.33 303.87 -0.47 -0.2% Massachusetts 300.07 318.57 18.50 6.2% Massachusetts 303.87 318.57 14.70 4.8% Massachusetts 304.33 318.57 14.23 4.7%
Michigan 406.13 381.07 375.63 371.73 Michigan 406.13 381.07 -25.07 -6.2% Michigan 406.13 375.63 -30.50 -7.5% Michigan 381.07 371.73 -9.33 -2.4% Michigan 375.63 371.73 -3.90 -1.0% Michigan 406.13 371.73 -34.40 -8.5%
Minnesota 248.03 238.50 234.40 241.97 Minnesota 248.03 238.50 -9.53 -3.8% Minnesota 248.03 234.40 -13.63 -5.5% Minnesota 238.50 241.97 3.47 1.5% Minnesota 234.40 241.97 7.57 3.2% Minnesota 248.03 241.97 -6.07 -2.4%
Mississippi 126.50 120.80 117.63 120.80 Mississippi 126.50 120.80 -5.70 -4.5% Mississippi 126.50 117.63 -8.87 -7.0% Mississippi 120.80 120.80 0.00 0.0% Mississippi 117.63 120.80 3.17 2.7% Mississippi 126.50 120.80 -5.70 -4.5%
Missouri 281.07 274.03 270.87 268.53 Missouri 281.07 274.03 -7.03 -2.5% Missouri 281.07 270.87 -10.20 -3.6% Missouri 274.03 268.53 -5.50 -2.0% Missouri 270.87 268.53 -2.33 -0.9% Missouri 281.07 268.53 -12.53 -4.5%
Montana 58.63 57.20 55.43 60.57 Montana 58.63 57.20 -1.43 -2.4% Montana 58.63 55.43 -3.20 -5.5% Montana 57.20 60.57 3.37 5.9% Montana 55.43 60.57 5.13 9.3% Montana 58.63 60.57 1.93 3.3%
Nebraska 82.93 81.67 79.83 82.60 Nebraska 82.93 81.67 -1.27 -1.5% Nebraska 82.93 79.83 -3.10 -3.7% Nebraska 81.67 82.60 0.93 1.1% Nebraska 79.83 82.60 2.77 3.5% Nebraska 82.93 82.60 -0.33 -0.4%
Nevada 340.87 308.40 308.60 317.27 Nevada 340.87 308.40 -32.47 -9.5% Nevada 340.87 308.60 -32.27 -9.5% Nevada 308.40 317.27 8.87 2.9% Nevada 308.60 317.27 8.67 2.8% Nevada 340.87 317.27 -23.60 -6.9%
New Hampshire 63.83 61.97 62.03 67.17 New Hampshire 63.83 61.97 -1.87 -2.9% New Hampshire 63.83 62.03 -1.80 -2.8% New Hampshire 61.97 67.17 5.20 8.4% New Hampshire 62.03 67.17 5.13 8.3% New Hampshire 63.83 67.17 3.33 5.2%
New Jersey 342.87 334.60 330.50 337.03 New Jersey 342.87 334.60 -8.27 -2.4% New Jersey 342.87 330.50 -12.37 -3.6% New Jersey 334.60 337.03 2.43 0.7% New Jersey 330.50 337.03 6.53 2.0% New Jersey 342.87 337.03 -5.83 -1.7%
New Mexico 88.17 84.23 83.53 84.70 New Mexico 88.17 84.23 -3.93 -4.5% New Mexico 88.17 83.53 -4.63 -5.3% New Mexico 84.23 84.70 0.47 0.6% New Mexico 83.53 84.70 1.17 1.4% New Mexico 88.17 84.70 -3.47 -3.9%
New York 708.27 708.00 723.43 751.00 New York 708.27 708.00 -0.27 0.0% New York 708.27 723.43 15.17 2.1% New York 708.00 751.00 43.00 6.1% New York 723.43 751.00 27.57 3.8% New York 708.27 751.00 42.73 6.0%
North Carolina 404.10 393.93 386.53 398.23 North Carolina 404.10 393.93 -10.17 -2.5% North Carolina 404.10 386.53 -17.57 -4.3% North Carolina 393.93 398.23 4.30 1.1% North Carolina 386.53 398.23 11.70 3.0% North Carolina 404.10 398.23 -5.87 -1.5%
North Dakota 33.30 33.90 33.93 35.67 North Dakota 33.30 33.90 0.60 1.8% North Dakota 33.30 33.93 0.63 1.9% North Dakota 33.90 35.67 1.77 5.2% North Dakota 33.93 35.67 1.73 5.1% North Dakota 33.30 35.67 2.37 7.1%
Ohio 500.10 477.97 472.33 489.97 Ohio 500.10 477.97 -22.13 -4.4% Ohio 500.10 472.33 -27.77 -5.6% Ohio 477.97 489.97 12.00 2.5% Ohio 472.33 489.97 17.63 3.7% Ohio 500.10 489.97 -10.13 -2.0%
Oklahoma 139.33 140.50 137.67 144.33 Oklahoma 139.33 140.50 1.17 0.8% Oklahoma 139.33 137.67 -1.67 -1.2% Oklahoma 140.50 144.33 3.83 2.7% Oklahoma 137.67 144.33 6.67 4.8% Oklahoma 139.33 144.33 5.00 3.6%
Oregon 173.83 163.10 161.40 168.03 Oregon 173.83 163.10 -10.73 -6.2% Oregon 173.83 161.40 -12.43 -7.2% Oregon 163.10 168.03 4.93 3.0% Oregon 161.40 168.03 6.63 4.1% Oregon 173.83 168.03 -5.80 -3.3%
Pennsylvania 503.13 494.03 494.10 511.57 Pennsylvania 503.13 494.03 -9.10 -1.8% Pennsylvania 503.13 494.10 -9.03 -1.8% Pennsylvania 494.03 511.57 17.53 3.5% Pennsylvania 494.10 511.57 17.47 3.5% Pennsylvania 503.13 511.57 8.43 1.7%
Rhode Island 51.80 49.13 48.97 51.43 Rhode Island 51.80 49.13 -2.67 -5.1% Rhode Island 51.80 48.97 -2.83 -5.5% Rhode Island 49.13 51.43 2.30 4.7% Rhode Island 48.97 51.43 2.47 5.0% Rhode Island 51.80 51.43 -0.37 -0.7%
South Carolina 218.90 209.60 205.17 212.57 South Carolina 218.90 209.60 -9.30 -4.2% South Carolina 218.90 205.17 -13.73 -6.3% South Carolina 209.60 212.57 2.97 1.4% South Carolina 205.17 212.57 7.40 3.6% South Carolina 218.90 212.57 -6.33 -2.9%
South Dakota 43.33 42.77 42.57 42.53 South Dakota 43.33 42.77 -0.57 -1.3% South Dakota 43.33 42.57 -0.77 -1.8% South Dakota 42.77 42.53 -0.23 -0.5% South Dakota 42.57 42.53 -0.03 -0.1% South Dakota 43.33 42.53 -0.80 -1.8%
Tennessee 278.03 264.50 260.93 265.97 Tennessee 278.03 264.50 -13.53 -4.9% Tennessee 278.03 260.93 -17.10 -6.2% Tennessee 264.50 265.97 1.47 0.6% Tennessee 260.93 265.97 5.03 1.9% Tennessee 278.03 265.97 -12.07 -4.3%
Texas 995.63 1,007.23 998.50 1,030.43 Texas 995.63 1,007.23 11.60 1.2% Texas 995.63 998.50 2.87 0.3% Texas 1,007.23 1,030.43 23.20 2.3% Texas 998.50 1,030.43 31.93 3.2% Texas 995.63 1,030.43 34.80 3.5%
Utah 114.57 111.27 109.57 112.13 Utah 114.57 111.27 -3.30 -2.9% Utah 114.57 109.57 -5.00 -4.4% Utah 111.27 112.13 0.87 0.8% Utah 109.57 112.13 2.57 2.3% Utah 114.57 112.13 -2.43 -2.1%
Vermont 32.97 31.37 32.03 33.27 Vermont 32.97 31.37 -1.60 -4.9% Vermont 32.97 32.03 -0.93 -2.8% Vermont 31.37 33.27 1.90 6.1% Vermont 32.03 33.27 1.23 3.9% Vermont 32.97 33.27 0.30 0.9%
Virginia 346.70 342.87 335.03 335.67 Virginia 346.70 342.87 -3.83 -1.1% Virginia 346.70 335.03 -11.67 -3.4% Virginia 342.87 335.67 -7.20 -2.1% Virginia 335.03 335.67 0.63 0.2% Virginia 346.70 335.67 -11.03 -3.2%
Washington 284.13 269.77 264.80 269.97 Washington 284.13 269.77 -14.37 -5.1% Washington 284.13 264.80 -19.33 -6.8% Washington 269.77 269.97 0.20 0.1% Washington 264.80 269.97 5.17 2.0% Washington 284.13 269.97 -14.17 -5.0%
West Virginia 72.57 72.00 71.20 72.50 West Virginia 72.57 72.00 -0.57 -0.8% West Virginia 72.57 71.20 -1.37 -1.9% West Virginia 72.00 72.50 0.50 0.7% West Virginia 71.20 72.50 1.30 1.8% West Virginia 72.57 72.50 -0.07 -0.1%
Wisconsin 262.13 253.77 249.87 250.30 Wisconsin 262.13 253.77 -8.37 -3.2% Wisconsin 262.13 249.87 -12.27 -4.7% Wisconsin 253.77 250.30 -3.47 -1.4% Wisconsin 249.87 250.30 0.43 0.2% Wisconsin 262.13 250.30 -11.83 -4.5%
Wyoming 33.87 32.97 31.93 32.43 Wyoming 33.87 32.97 -0.90 -2.7% Wyoming 33.87 31.93 -1.93 -5.7% Wyoming 32.97 32.43 -0.53 -1.6% Wyoming 31.93 32.43 0.50 1.6% Wyoming 33.87 32.43 -1.43 -4.2%
Puerto Rico 73.13 70.63 71.33 69.10 Puerto Rico 73.13 70.63 -2.50 -3.4% Puerto Rico 73.13 71.33 -1.80 -2.5% Puerto Rico 70.63 69.10 -1.53 -2.2% Puerto Rico 71.33 69.10 -2.23 -3.1% Puerto Rico 73.13 69.10 -4.03 -5.5%
Virgin Islands 7.43 6.87 7.10 7.17 Virgin Islands 7.43 6.87 -0.57 -7.6% Virgin Islands 7.43 7.10 -0.33 -4.5% Virgin Islands 6.87 7.17 0.30 4.4% Virgin Islands 7.10 7.17 0.07 0.9% Virgin Islands 7.43 7.17 -0.27 -3.6%
Total Employment in the  Leisure & Hospitality Industry, 2007 IV,  2009 II,  2010 I,  2011 II                                                                                                                   (Data in Thousands, Seasonally Adjusted) Total Employment in the  Leisure & Hospitality Industry, 2007 IV Quarter - 2009 II Quarter                                                                                (Data in Thousands, Seasonally Adjusted) Total Employment in the  Leisure & Hospitality Industry, 2007 IV Quarter - 2010 I Quarter                                                                                (Data in Thousands, Seasonally Adjusted) Total Employment in the  Leisure & Hospitality Industry, 2009 II Quarter -  2011 II Quarter                                                                                          (Data in Thousands, Seasonally Adjusted)  Total Employment in the  Leisure & Hospitality Industry, 2010 I Quarter -  2011 II Quarter                                                                                          (Data in Thousands, Seasonally Adjusted) Total Employment in the  Leisure & Hospitality 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 650.77 635.37 637.37 666.83 New England 650.77 635.37 -15.40 -2.4% New England 650.77 637.37 -13.40 -2.1% New England 635.37 666.83 31.47 5.0% New England 637.37 666.83 29.47 4.6% New England 650.77 666.83 16.07 2.5%
New York–New Jersey 1,131.70 1,120.10 1,132.37 1,164.30 New York–New Jersey 1,131.70 1,120.10 -11.60 -1.0% New York–New Jersey 1,131.70 1,132.37 0.67 0.1% New York–New Jersey 1,120.10 1,164.30 44.20 3.9% New York–New Jersey 1,132.37 1,164.30 31.93 2.8% New York–New Jersey 1,131.70 1,164.30 32.60 2.9%
Mid–Atlantic 1,254.43 1,239.60 1,225.83 1,251.07 Mid–Atlantic 1,254.43 1,239.60 -14.83 -1.2% Mid–Atlantic 1,254.43 1,225.83 -28.60 -2.3% Mid–Atlantic 1,239.60 1,251.07 11.47 0.9% Mid–Atlantic 1,225.83 1,251.07 25.23 2.1% Mid–Atlantic 1,254.43 1,251.07 -3.37 -0.3%
Southeast 2,748.30 2,627.73 2,580.43 2,683.90 Southeast 2,748.30 2,627.73 -120.57 -4.4% Southeast 2,748.30 2,580.43 -167.87 -6.1% Southeast 2,627.73 2,683.90 56.17 2.1% Southeast 2,580.43 2,683.90 103.47 4.0% Southeast 2,748.30 2,683.90 -64.40 -2.3%
Midwest 2,531.80 2,438.47 2,404.03 2,446.20 Midwest 2,531.80 2,438.47 -93.33 -3.7% Midwest 2,531.80 2,404.03 -127.77 -5.0% Midwest 2,438.47 2,446.20 7.73 0.3% Midwest 2,404.03 2,446.20 42.17 1.8% Midwest 2,531.80 2,446.20 -85.60 -3.4%
Southwest 1,518.83 1,527.00 1,510.37 1,565.40 Southwest 1,518.83 1,527.00 8.17 0.5% Southwest 1,518.83 1,510.37 -8.47 -0.6% Southwest 1,527.00 1,565.40 38.40 2.5% Southwest 1,510.37 1,565.40 55.03 3.6% Southwest 1,518.83 1,565.40 46.57 3.1%
Mountain–Plains 875.67 852.03 841.07 858.57 Mountain–Plains 875.67 852.03 -23.63 -2.7% Mountain–Plains 875.67 841.07 -34.60 -4.0% Mountain–Plains 852.03 858.57 6.53 0.8% Mountain–Plains 841.07 858.57 17.50 2.1% Mountain–Plains 875.67 858.57 -17.10 -2.0%
West 2,853.17 2,694.40 2,659.03 2,734.23 West 2,853.17 2,694.40 -158.77 -5.6% West 2,853.17 2,659.03 -194.13 -6.8% West 2,694.40 2,734.23 39.83 1.5% West 2,659.03 2,734.23 75.20 2.8% West 2,853.17 2,734.23 -118.93 -4.2%