The effects of the response to the pandemic vary widely among the states, but federal government employment has been little affected.
For August, federal government employment in the nation rose by 251,000, which included the hiring of 238,000 temporary 2020 Census workers.
To learn more and explore the data, visit the interactive visualization at Visualization: Employment in the states.
This data is from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, part of the United States Department of Labor. Data is current through August.