Bloomington ranks seventh in Illinois in terms of total non-farm payroll employees in August


Illinois’s Bloomington payroll data reveal that it is ranked seventh in Illinois in terms of total non-farm payroll employees in August, with 91,100 employees, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Statistics were compiled from reports from the civilian labor force and unemployment data, both of which heavily relied on household surveys. The data is not seasonally adjusted.

Employment data is gleaned from an establishment survey that measures non-farm employment, hours and earnings by industry. The data is also based on payroll jobs and such factors as where the establishments are located.

Illinois Employees on Non-Farm Payrolls by Metropolitan Statistical Areas
Rank
Metropolitan Statistical Area
August (in thousands)
1
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin
4832.4
2
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island(1)
188.7
3
Peoria
176.9
4
Rockford
154.5
5
Springfield
118.8
6
Champaign-Urbana
107.2
7
Bloomington
91.1
8
Carbondale-Marion
58.2
9
Decatur
52.7
10
Kankakee
46.1
11
Danville
27.4
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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