The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics on Tuesday released its revised job-creation numbers, showing California led the nation by adding 498,000 jobs between January 2014 and January 2015.
That was well ahead of No. 2 Texas, which added 392,000 jobs in the year-over-year period.
Rounding out the top five were Florida (274,100), New York (157,700) and Georgia (131,900), respectively.
BLS said nonfarm payroll employment increased in 39 states between December 2014 and January this year.
The bureau put California’s January 2015 employment at 15.92 million. Employment for second-place Texas in January was 11.76 million.
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