Maine Unemployment Still Low, Down Slightly in September

The unemployment rate was 2.5 percent in September

The Office of Labor and Workforce Development in MA said that preliminary estimates show the state added about 9,300 jobs in September while the overall jobless rate dropped to 3.9 percent from 4.2 percent the previous month.

That's the third lowest in the state, behind Boulder and Fort Collins' 1.9 percent, according to the survey of households.

Seasonally adjusted job estimates indicate total Kansas nonfarm jobs increased by 5,000 from August. Coming out of the summer tourism months, the leisure and hospitality sector last a seasonally adjusted 3,700 jobs. The biggest job losses were in the private service-providing sector, which lost 700 jobs over the month, but still is 1,300 more than past year.

Statwide, the unemployment rate stood at 2.8%, well below the national rate of 4.2%.

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That number is also below the September 2016 rate of 9.1 percent unemployment.

Pennsylvania's civilian labor force was down 15,000 over the month to 6,414,000. Jobs were up in seven of the 11 supersectors with the largest gain in trade, transportation & utilities (up 7,300). Construction and manufacturing saw job losses over the year.

The United States unemployment rate is 4.2 percent, which experienced a two-tenths of one percentage point decrease from the revised August estimate.

The job growth data comes from the Current Employment Statistics or place of work survey, which is drawn from the responses of about 3.5 percent of employers.

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