The number of residents with jobs rose by about 5,400 from the February figure, but the number of unemployed people also rose slightly. "While California's unemployment increased to 4.3%, it did so from a near historic low of 4.3%".
Of the surrounding states, IN continues to be the only one to have an unemployment rate below 4 percent. The strongest growth was in professional and business services (up 8,300 jobs) and in health care and social assistance (up 2,800).
Virginia has the lowest seasonally adjusted unemployment rate among the Southeast states. Virginia is ranked eighth in the nation for the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate along with Idaho and Wisconsin. "If labor markets weren't so tight, we'd be seeing even stronger job growth". "Governor Northam has made economic development a top priority, and the numbers speak for themselves". St. Cloud at 1 percent, Rochester at 1.3 percent, Mankato 0.2 percent.
The unemployment rate in Boulder County and Colorado declined in March, according to a report released Friday by the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment.
The statewide jobless rate was 3.5 percent, a drop of two-tenths of a percentage point from February.
And the total job count for IL in March was up by 47,400 compared to a year ago.
"The state could be running out of potential new workers", he said in an email.
Year-over-year employment decreased by 2,800 jobs from March 2018 to last month, the largest decrease of any industry.
Modest increases were also reported in manufacturing and construction, but those sectors have seen a slight overall loss in jobs over the past year.