EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY: STATE AND BLS REGIONS                                                          
INDUSTRY: TRADE, TRANSPORTATION, & UTILITIES                                                              
Total Employment in the Trade, Transportation, Utilities Industries, 2007 IV,  2009 II,  2010 I,  2011 II (Data in Thousands, Seasonally Adjusted) Total Employment in the Trade, Transportation, Utilities Industries, 2007 IV Quarter - 2009 II Quarter (Data in Thousands, Seasonally Adjusted) Total Employment in the Trade, Transportation, Utilities Industries, 2007 IV Quarter - 2010 I Quarter (Data in Thousands, Seasonally Adjusted) Total Employment in the Trade, Transportation, Utilities Industries, 2009 II Quarter -  2011 II Quarter (Data in Thousands, Seasonally Adjusted)  Total Employment in the Trade, Transportation, Utilities Industries, 2010 I Quarter -  2011 II Quarter (Data in Thousands, Seasonally Adjusted) Total Employment in the Trade, Transportation, Utilities Industries, 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 395.37 366.73 360.83 362.43 Alabama 395.37 366.73 -28.63 -7.2% Alabama 395.37 360.83 -34.53 -8.7% Alabama 366.73 362.43 -4.30 -1.2% Alabama 360.83 362.43 1.60 0.4% Alabama 395.37 362.43 -32.93 -8.3%
Alaska 64.17 63.10 62.70 64.37 Alaska 64.17 63.10 -1.07 -1.7% Alaska 64.17 62.70 -1.47 -2.3% Alaska 63.10 64.37 1.27 2.0% Alaska 62.70 64.37 1.67 2.7% Alaska 64.17 64.37 0.20 0.3%
Arizona 530.30 479.80 469.00 473.37 Arizona 530.30 479.80 -50.50 -9.5% Arizona 530.30 469.00 -61.30 -11.6% Arizona 479.80 473.37 -6.43 -1.3% Arizona 469.00 473.37 4.37 0.9% Arizona 530.30 473.37 -56.93 -10.7%
Arkansas 250.13 236.13 233.03 237.93 Arkansas 250.13 236.13 -14.00 -5.6% Arkansas 250.13 233.03 -17.10 -6.8% Arkansas 236.13 237.93 1.80 0.8% Arkansas 233.03 237.93 4.90 2.1% Arkansas 250.13 237.93 -12.20 -4.9%
California 2,918.63 2,649.57 2,610.33 2,646.77 California 2,918.63 2,649.57 -269.07 -9.2% California 2,918.63 2,610.33 -308.30 -10.6% California 2,649.57 2,646.77 -2.80 -0.1% California 2,610.33 2,646.77 36.43 1.4% California 2,918.63 2,646.77 -271.87 -9.3%
Colorado 431.57 404.83 396.70 402.90 Colorado 431.57 404.83 -26.73 -6.2% Colorado 431.57 396.70 -34.87 -8.1% Colorado 404.83 402.90 -1.93 -0.5% Colorado 396.70 402.90 6.20 1.6% Colorado 431.57 402.90 -28.67 -6.6%
Connecticut 312.47 293.23 287.80 291.67 Connecticut 312.47 293.23 -19.23 -6.2% Connecticut 312.47 287.80 -24.67 -7.9% Connecticut 293.23 291.67 -1.57 -0.5% Connecticut 287.80 291.67 3.87 1.3% Connecticut 312.47 291.67 -20.80 -6.7%
Delaware 82.77 75.27 73.67 72.63 Delaware 82.77 75.27 -7.50 -9.1% Delaware 82.77 73.67 -9.10 -11.0% Delaware 75.27 72.63 -2.63 -3.5% Delaware 73.67 72.63 -1.03 -1.4% Delaware 82.77 72.63 -10.13 -12.2%
District of Columbia 27.53 26.60 27.03 26.27 District of Columbia 27.53 26.60 -0.93 -3.4% District of Columbia 27.53 27.03 -0.50 -1.8% District of Columbia 26.60 26.27 -0.33 -1.3% District of Columbia 27.03 26.27 -0.77 -2.8% District of Columbia 27.53 26.27 -1.27 -4.6%
Florida 1,622.63 1,472.40 1,451.07 1,465.03 Florida 1,622.63 1,472.40 -150.23 -9.3% Florida 1,622.63 1,451.07 -171.57 -10.6% Florida 1,472.40 1,465.03 -7.37 -0.5% Florida 1,451.07 1,465.03 13.97 1.0% Florida 1,622.63 1,465.03 -157.60 -9.7%
Georgia 887.20 821.27 806.57 812.63 Georgia 887.20 821.27 -65.93 -7.4% Georgia 887.20 806.57 -80.63 -9.1% Georgia 821.27 812.63 -8.63 -1.1% Georgia 806.57 812.63 6.07 0.8% Georgia 887.20 812.63 -74.57 -8.4%
Hawaii 122.63 111.07 109.57 108.33 Hawaii 122.63 111.07 -11.57 -9.4% Hawaii 122.63 109.57 -13.07 -10.7% Hawaii 111.07 108.33 -2.73 -2.5% Hawaii 109.57 108.33 -1.23 -1.1% Hawaii 122.63 108.33 -14.30 -11.7%
Idaho 133.90 123.13 121.03 122.13 Idaho 133.90 123.13 -10.77 -8.0% Idaho 133.90 121.03 -12.87 -9.6% Idaho 123.13 122.13 -1.00 -0.8% Idaho 121.03 122.13 1.10 0.9% Idaho 133.90 122.13 -11.77 -8.8%
Illinois 1,214.37 1,143.10 1,120.03 1,144.47 Illinois 1,214.37 1,143.10 -71.27 -5.9% Illinois 1,214.37 1,120.03 -94.33 -7.8% Illinois 1,143.10 1,144.47 1.37 0.1% Illinois 1,120.03 1,144.47 24.43 2.2% Illinois 1,214.37 1,144.47 -69.90 -5.8%
Indiana 586.47 549.70 541.23 539.10 Indiana 586.47 549.70 -36.77 -6.3% Indiana 586.47 541.23 -45.23 -7.7% Indiana 549.70 539.10 -10.60 -1.9% Indiana 541.23 539.10 -2.13 -0.4% Indiana 586.47 539.10 -47.37 -8.1%
Iowa 309.07 302.93 298.90 304.50 Iowa 309.07 302.93 -6.13 -2.0% Iowa 309.07 298.90 -10.17 -3.3% Iowa 302.93 304.50 1.57 0.5% Iowa 298.90 304.50 5.60 1.9% Iowa 309.07 304.50 -4.57 -1.5%
Kansas 263.83 255.37 251.00 252.00 Kansas 263.83 255.37 -8.47 -3.2% Kansas 263.83 251.00 -12.83 -4.9% Kansas 255.37 252.00 -3.37 -1.3% Kansas 251.00 252.00 1.00 0.4% Kansas 263.83 252.00 -11.83 -4.5%
Kentucky 386.63 362.67 359.57 360.00 Kentucky 386.63 362.67 -23.97 -6.2% Kentucky 386.63 359.57 -27.07 -7.0% Kentucky 362.67 360.00 -2.67 -0.7% Kentucky 359.57 360.00 0.43 0.1% Kentucky 386.63 360.00 -26.63 -6.9%
Louisiana 386.47 370.93 363.07 368.67 Louisiana 386.47 370.93 -15.53 -4.0% Louisiana 386.47 363.07 -23.40 -6.1% Louisiana 370.93 368.67 -2.27 -0.6% Louisiana 363.07 368.67 5.60 1.5% Louisiana 386.47 368.67 -17.80 -4.6%
Maine 126.07 119.17 117.20 116.67 Maine 126.07 119.17 -6.90 -5.5% Maine 126.07 117.20 -8.87 -7.0% Maine 119.17 116.67 -2.50 -2.1% Maine 117.20 116.67 -0.53 -0.5% Maine 126.07 116.67 -9.40 -7.5%
Maryland 474.07 440.83 432.43 439.80 Maryland 474.07 440.83 -33.23 -7.0% Maryland 474.07 432.43 -41.63 -8.8% Maryland 440.83 439.80 -1.03 -0.2% Maryland 432.43 439.80 7.37 1.7% Maryland 474.07 439.80 -34.27 -7.2%
Massachusetts 571.70 542.33 541.63 549.57 Massachusetts 571.70 542.33 -29.37 -5.1% Massachusetts 571.70 541.63 -30.07 -5.3% Massachusetts 542.33 549.57 7.23 1.3% Massachusetts 541.63 549.57 7.93 1.5% Massachusetts 571.70 549.57 -22.13 -3.9%
Michigan 784.00 719.50 707.47 713.47 Michigan 784.00 719.50 -64.50 -8.2% Michigan 784.00 707.47 -76.53 -9.8% Michigan 719.50 713.47 -6.03 -0.8% Michigan 707.47 713.47 6.00 0.8% Michigan 784.00 713.47 -70.53 -9.0%
Minnesota 528.90 498.17 487.97 491.47 Minnesota 528.90 498.17 -30.73 -5.8% Minnesota 528.90 487.97 -40.93 -7.7% Minnesota 498.17 491.47 -6.70 -1.3% Minnesota 487.97 491.47 3.50 0.7% Minnesota 528.90 491.47 -37.43 -7.1%
Mississippi 227.30 214.70 212.43 214.20 Mississippi 227.30 214.70 -12.60 -5.5% Mississippi 227.30 212.43 -14.87 -6.5% Mississippi 214.70 214.20 -0.50 -0.2% Mississippi 212.43 214.20 1.77 0.8% Mississippi 227.30 214.20 -13.10 -5.8%
Missouri 547.83 520.07 512.57 518.70 Missouri 547.83 520.07 -27.77 -5.1% Missouri 547.83 512.57 -35.27 -6.4% Missouri 520.07 518.70 -1.37 -0.3% Missouri 512.57 518.70 6.13 1.2% Missouri 547.83 518.70 -29.13 -5.3%
Montana 93.30 88.27 87.03 88.37 Montana 93.30 88.27 -5.03 -5.4% Montana 93.30 87.03 -6.27 -6.7% Montana 88.27 88.37 0.10 0.1% Montana 87.03 88.37 1.33 1.5% Montana 93.30 88.37 -4.93 -5.3%
Nebraska 205.40 198.47 195.07 201.07 Nebraska 205.40 198.47 -6.93 -3.4% Nebraska 205.40 195.07 -10.33 -5.0% Nebraska 198.47 201.07 2.60 1.3% Nebraska 195.07 201.07 6.00 3.1% Nebraska 205.40 201.07 -4.33 -2.1%
Nevada 234.23 213.83 209.83 204.80 Nevada 234.23 213.83 -20.40 -8.7% Nevada 234.23 209.83 -24.40 -10.4% Nevada 213.83 204.80 -9.03 -4.2% Nevada 209.83 204.80 -5.03 -2.4% Nevada 234.23 204.80 -29.43 -12.6%
New Hampshire 140.73 134.47 132.53 131.43 New Hampshire 140.73 134.47 -6.27 -4.5% New Hampshire 140.73 132.53 -8.20 -5.8% New Hampshire 134.47 131.43 -3.03 -2.3% New Hampshire 132.53 131.43 -1.10 -0.8% New Hampshire 140.73 131.43 -9.30 -6.6%
New Jersey 874.53 818.97 806.10 820.30 New Jersey 874.53 818.97 -55.57 -6.4% New Jersey 874.53 806.10 -68.43 -7.8% New Jersey 818.97 820.30 1.33 0.2% New Jersey 806.10 820.30 14.20 1.8% New Jersey 874.53 820.30 -54.23 -6.2%
New Mexico 146.30 135.83 132.83 138.17 New Mexico 146.30 135.83 -10.47 -7.2% New Mexico 146.30 132.83 -13.47 -9.2% New Mexico 135.83 138.17 2.33 1.7% New Mexico 132.83 138.17 5.33 4.0% New Mexico 146.30 138.17 -8.13 -5.6%
New York 1,528.30 1,456.27 1,450.93 1,471.13 New York 1,528.30 1,456.27 -72.03 -4.7% New York 1,528.30 1,450.93 -77.37 -5.1% New York 1,456.27 1,471.13 14.87 1.0% New York 1,450.93 1,471.13 20.20 1.4% New York 1,528.30 1,471.13 -57.17 -3.7%
North Carolina 779.17 721.80 710.93 720.30 North Carolina 779.17 721.80 -57.37 -7.4% North Carolina 779.17 710.93 -68.23 -8.8% North Carolina 721.80 720.30 -1.50 -0.2% North Carolina 710.93 720.30 9.37 1.3% North Carolina 779.17 720.30 -58.87 -7.6%
North Dakota 77.17 77.67 79.00 84.13 North Dakota 77.17 77.67 0.50 0.6% North Dakota 77.17 79.00 1.83 2.4% North Dakota 77.67 84.13 6.47 8.3% North Dakota 79.00 84.13 5.13 6.5% North Dakota 77.17 84.13 6.97 9.0%
Ohio 1,050.60 970.60 947.57 953.03 Ohio 1,050.60 970.60 -80.00 -7.6% Ohio 1,050.60 947.57 -103.03 -9.8% Ohio 970.60 953.03 -17.57 -1.8% Ohio 947.57 953.03 5.47 0.6% Ohio 1,050.60 953.03 -97.57 -9.3%
Oklahoma 287.97 282.53 275.87 279.83 Oklahoma 287.97 282.53 -5.43 -1.9% Oklahoma 287.97 275.87 -12.10 -4.2% Oklahoma 282.53 279.83 -2.70 -1.0% Oklahoma 275.87 279.83 3.97 1.4% Oklahoma 287.97 279.83 -8.13 -2.8%
Oregon 342.13 313.13 307.30 312.33 Oregon 342.13 313.13 -29.00 -8.5% Oregon 342.13 307.30 -34.83 -10.2% Oregon 313.13 312.33 -0.80 -0.3% Oregon 307.30 312.33 5.03 1.6% Oregon 342.13 312.33 -29.80 -8.7%
Pennsylvania 1,133.13 1,081.47 1,073.10 1,094.73 Pennsylvania 1,133.13 1,081.47 -51.67 -4.6% Pennsylvania 1,133.13 1,073.10 -60.03 -5.3% Pennsylvania 1,081.47 1,094.73 13.27 1.2% Pennsylvania 1,073.10 1,094.73 21.63 2.0% Pennsylvania 1,133.13 1,094.73 -38.40 -3.4%
Rhode Island 79.10 73.33 73.20 76.97 Rhode Island 79.10 73.33 -5.77 -7.3% Rhode Island 79.10 73.20 -5.90 -7.5% Rhode Island 73.33 76.97 3.63 5.0% Rhode Island 73.20 76.97 3.77 5.1% Rhode Island 79.10 76.97 -2.13 -2.7%
South Carolina 377.97 349.97 343.13 349.20 South Carolina 377.97 349.97 -28.00 -7.4% South Carolina 377.97 343.13 -34.83 -9.2% South Carolina 349.97 349.20 -0.77 -0.2% South Carolina 343.13 349.20 6.07 1.8% South Carolina 377.97 349.20 -28.77 -7.6%
South Dakota 81.43 80.60 80.17 80.70 South Dakota 81.43 80.60 -0.83 -1.0% South Dakota 81.43 80.17 -1.27 -1.6% South Dakota 80.60 80.70 0.10 0.1% South Dakota 80.17 80.70 0.53 0.7% South Dakota 81.43 80.70 -0.73 -0.9%
Tennessee 611.67 559.70 551.90 558.73 Tennessee 611.67 559.70 -51.97 -8.5% Tennessee 611.67 551.90 -59.77 -9.8% Tennessee 559.70 558.73 -0.97 -0.2% Tennessee 551.90 558.73 6.83 1.2% Tennessee 611.67 558.73 -52.93 -8.7%
Texas 2,134.43 2,064.80 2,036.70 2,091.63 Texas 2,134.43 2,064.80 -69.63 -3.3% Texas 2,134.43 2,036.70 -97.73 -4.6% Texas 2,064.80 2,091.63 26.83 1.3% Texas 2,036.70 2,091.63 54.93 2.7% Texas 2,134.43 2,091.63 -42.80 -2.0%
Utah 247.90 235.23 229.03 233.77 Utah 247.90 235.23 -12.67 -5.1% Utah 247.90 229.03 -18.87 -7.6% Utah 235.23 233.77 -1.47 -0.6% Utah 229.03 233.77 4.73 2.1% Utah 247.90 233.77 -14.13 -5.7%
Vermont 59.53 56.20 55.47 56.37 Vermont 59.53 56.20 -3.33 -5.6% Vermont 59.53 55.47 -4.07 -6.8% Vermont 56.20 56.37 0.17 0.3% Vermont 55.47 56.37 0.90 1.6% Vermont 59.53 56.37 -3.17 -5.3%
Virginia 667.80 625.73 616.83 627.57 Virginia 667.80 625.73 -42.07 -6.3% Virginia 667.80 616.83 -50.97 -7.6% Virginia 625.73 627.57 1.83 0.3% Virginia 616.83 627.57 10.73 1.7% Virginia 667.80 627.57 -40.23 -6.0%
Washington 557.47 522.30 515.23 520.37 Washington 557.47 522.30 -35.17 -6.3% Washington 557.47 515.23 -42.23 -7.6% Washington 522.30 520.37 -1.93 -0.4% Washington 515.23 520.37 5.13 1.0% Washington 557.47 520.37 -37.10 -6.7%
West Virginia 143.73 136.20 134.27 136.63 West Virginia 143.73 136.20 -7.53 -5.2% West Virginia 143.73 134.27 -9.47 -6.6% West Virginia 136.20 136.63 0.43 0.3% West Virginia 134.27 136.63 2.37 1.8% West Virginia 143.73 136.63 -7.10 -4.9%
Wisconsin 545.60 519.50 508.40 515.83 Wisconsin 545.60 519.50 -26.10 -4.8% Wisconsin 545.60 508.40 -37.20 -6.8% Wisconsin 519.50 515.83 -3.67 -0.7% Wisconsin 508.40 515.83 7.43 1.5% Wisconsin 545.60 515.83 -29.77 -5.5%
Wyoming 55.90 53.73 51.67 51.30 Wyoming 55.90 53.73 -2.17 -3.9% Wyoming 55.90 51.67 -4.23 -7.6% Wyoming 53.73 51.30 -2.43 -4.5% Wyoming 51.67 51.30 -0.37 -0.7% Wyoming 55.90 51.30 -4.60 -8.2%
Puerto Rico 181.10 173.70 173.70 171.70 Puerto Rico 181.10 173.70 -7.40 -4.1% Puerto Rico 181.10 173.70 -7.40 -4.1% Puerto Rico 173.70 171.70 -2.00 -1.2% Puerto Rico 173.70 171.70 -2.00 -1.2% Puerto Rico 181.10 171.70 -9.40 -5.2%
Virgin Islands 8.80 8.33 8.17 8.27 Virgin Islands 8.80 8.33 -0.47 -5.3% Virgin Islands 8.80 8.17 -0.63 -7.2% Virgin Islands 8.33 8.27 -0.07 -0.8% Virgin Islands 8.17 8.27 0.10 1.2% Virgin Islands 8.80 8.27 -0.53 -6.1%
Total Employment in the Trade, Transportation, Utilities Industries, 2007 IV,  2009 II,  2010 I,  2011 II (Data in Thousands, Seasonally Adjusted) Total Employment in the Trade, Transportation, Utilities Industries, 2007 IV Quarter - 2009 II Quarter (Data in Thousands, Seasonally Adjusted) Total Employment in the Trade, Transportation, Utilities Industries, 2007 IV Quarter - 2010 I Quarter (Data in Thousands, Seasonally Adjusted) Total Employment in the Trade, Transportation, Utilities Industries, 2009 II Quarter -  2011 II Quarter (Data in Thousands, Seasonally Adjusted)  Total Employment in the Trade, Transportation, Utilities Industries, 2010 I Quarter -  2011 II Quarter (Data in Thousands, Seasonally Adjusted) Total Employment in the Trade, Transportation, Utilities Industries, 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 1,289.60 1,218.73 1,207.83 1,222.67 New England 1,289.60 1,218.73 -70.87 -5.5% New England 1,289.60 1,207.83 -81.77 -6.3% New England 1,218.73 1,222.67 3.93 0.3% New England 1,207.83 1,222.67 14.83 1.2% New England 1,289.60 1,222.67 -66.93 -5.2%
New York–New Jersey 2,592.73 2,457.27 2,438.90 2,471.40 New York–New Jersey 2,592.73 2,457.27 -135.47 -5.2% New York–New Jersey 2,592.73 2,438.90 -153.83 -5.9% New York–New Jersey 2,457.27 2,471.40 14.13 0.6% New York–New Jersey 2,438.90 2,471.40 32.50 1.3% New York–New Jersey 2,592.73 2,471.40 -121.33 -4.7%
Mid–Atlantic 2,529.03 2,386.10 2,357.33 2,397.63 Mid–Atlantic 2,529.03 2,386.10 -142.93 -5.7% Mid–Atlantic 2,529.03 2,357.33 -171.70 -6.8% Mid–Atlantic 2,386.10 2,397.63 11.53 0.5% Mid–Atlantic 2,357.33 2,397.63 40.30 1.7% Mid–Atlantic 2,529.03 2,397.63 -131.40 -5.2%
Southeast 5,287.93 4,869.23 4,796.43 4,842.53 Southeast 5,287.93 4,869.23 -418.70 -7.9% Southeast 5,287.93 4,796.43 -491.50 -9.3% Southeast 4,869.23 4,842.53 -26.70 -0.5% Southeast 4,796.43 4,842.53 46.10 1.0% Southeast 5,287.93 4,842.53 -445.40 -8.4%
Midwest 5,383.00 5,060.23 4,965.80 5,027.77 Midwest 5,383.00 5,060.23 -322.77 -6.0% Midwest 5,383.00 4,965.80 -417.20 -7.8% Midwest 5,060.23 5,027.77 -32.47 -0.6% Midwest 4,965.80 5,027.77 61.97 1.2% Midwest 5,383.00 5,027.77 -355.23 -6.6%
Southwest 3,205.30 3,090.23 3,041.50 3,116.23 Southwest 3,205.30 3,090.23 -115.07 -3.6% Southwest 3,205.30 3,041.50 -163.80 -5.1% Southwest 3,090.23 3,116.23 26.00 0.8% Southwest 3,041.50 3,116.23 74.73 2.5% Southwest 3,205.30 3,116.23 -89.07 -2.8%
Mountain–Plains 1,640.33 1,557.50 1,528.00 1,547.03 Mountain–Plains 1,640.33 1,557.50 -82.83 -5.0% Mountain–Plains 1,640.33 1,528.00 -112.33 -6.8% Mountain–Plains 1,557.50 1,547.03 -10.47 -0.7% Mountain–Plains 1,528.00 1,547.03 19.03 1.2% Mountain–Plains 1,640.33 1,547.03 -93.30 -5.7%
West 4,903.47 4,475.93 4,405.00 4,452.47 West 4,903.47 4,475.93 -427.53 -8.7% West 4,903.47 4,405.00 -498.47 -10.2% West 4,475.93 4,452.47 -23.47 -0.5% West 4,405.00 4,452.47 47.47 1.1% West 4,903.47 4,452.47 -451.00 -9.2%