Other sectors with gains included construction, up 800, health care and social assistance, up 800, and leisure and hospitality, up 900. Another 3,500 jobs were added in education and health services. Private-sector jobs, a subset of total nonfarm jobs, grew by 7,500 compared with January 2017, or 0.7 percent. Indiana's total labor force, which includes both Hoosiers employed and those seeking employment, stands at 3.31 million, and the state's 63.7 percent labor force participation rate remains above the national rate of 62.7 percent.
Maryland's January unemployment rate was 4.1 percent, also unchanged from December, but down from 4.3 percent a year earlier.
Iowa Workforce Development said in a news release today that the December rate of 2.9 percent was revised upward from the preliminary rate of 2.8 percent reported January 23. New Hampshire and North Dakota recorded rates of 2.6 percent, and Hawaii's 2.1 percent was the nation's lowest rate in January.
Pro-democracy movement comes up short
Pro-democracy candidates in Hong Kong have won back only two of the four seats up for grabs in a crucial by-election. He ended up losing to Vincent Cheng by just over 1 percent after an early morning recount on Monday.
Jonassen, Bolton rout Mithali-less India Women
Then opener Nicole Bolton made an unbeaten century, her fifth in ODIs, to undo India's lower-order fightback. That was the time when Verma and Vastrakar joined hands to bail India out of a precarious situation.
Hundreds of embryos damaged at US clinic
According to the Pacific Fertility website, egg-freezing costs $8,345 for the first round and $6,995 for each subsequent round. The hospital issued an apology after the unexplained malfunction caused temperatures inside the storage tank to rise.
Data released last week showed that despite the steady decline in unemployment the state was 32nd for private sector job growth during the 12-month period ending in September.
Over the year, the Kansas economy added 9,100 nonfarm jobs, or 0.6 percent, the department said.
The low unemployment rates appear to be translating to higher wages for those with jobs. Jobless rates were stable in 44 states, while unemployment fell in six states and Washington D.C.in January.