Top Number Of Auto Workers In U.S. By State
Washington DC December 12, 2008; The $14 billion plan to bail out the U.S. auto industry, has been killed by the Senate. How will this affect the economies of U.S. states?
The following table lists some of the states with the largest concentrations of workers in three categories: auto manufacturers, suppliers and dealers.
The data are from the October report of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and its statisticians cautioned that the numbers are preliminary and that not all states publish data for each category.
Auto MANUFACTURERS: Michigan 47,000 workers Ohio 23,000 workers Alabama 12,000 workers Indiana 11,900 workers Kentucky 10,400 workers Texas 9,800 workers Missouri 8,200 workers California 7,700 workers Oklahoma 2,400 workers MOTOR VEHICLE AND MOTOR VEHICLE PARTS AND SUPPLIES MERCHANT WHOLESALERS California 39,900 workers Texas 25,200 workers Michigan 18,800 workers MOTOR VEHICLE AND PARTS DEALERS California 197,600 workers Texas 163,600 workers Florida 126,800 workers New York 75,100 workers Ohio 74,500 workers Pennsylvania 74,500 workers Illinois 69,300 workers North Carolina 62,500 workers Michigan 54,400 workers New Jersey 46,100 workers Arizona 44,100 workers Tennessee 43,800 workers Washington 41,900 workers Indiana 41,200 workers Missouri 39,700 workers Maryland 38,800 workers Wisconsin 35,700 workers Massachusetts 34,500 workers Alabama 31,900 workers Colorado 31,900 workers