Graphical Analysis: State-Level U.S. Employment is Failing to “Bounce Back”

I look at the August 2020 state-level employment data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and find generally lackadaisical employment numbers in both large and small states. This is my first look at the state-level and local-level data provided by the BLS, and was done using original data tools that can process and manage large multi-dimensional time series datasets.