The share of the prime-working-age population with a job has declined in all but two states: Change in employment-to-population ratio of workers ages 25–54, 2007Q3–2014Q3 (percentage points)

State Change
United States -3.02
Georgia -7.70
Kentucky -7.37
New Mexico -6.97
Arkansas -6.10
Rhode Island -5.38
Alabama -5.28
Nevada -4.96
Hawaii -4.90
Utah -4.78
Tennessee -4.73
West Virginia -4.57
Mississippi -4.32
North Carolina -4.11
Virginia -3.94
Florida -3.73
South Carolina -3.71
Ohio -3.68
Idaho -3.68
Arizona -3.59
California -3.59
New Jersey -3.51
Maine -3.50
Alaska -3.39
Wyoming -3.37
New York -3.34
Colorado -3.34
Louisiana -3.31
Iowa -3.27
South Dakota -3.00
Pennsylvania -2.98
Washington -2.86
Kansas -2.65
Connecticut -2.62
Delaware -2.57
Missouri -2.55
Oregon -2.51
Maryland -1.88
Illinois -1.73
North Dakota -1.64
Nebraska -1.57
New Hampshire -1.30
Wisconsin -1.26
Vermont -1.07
Indiana -0.98
Montana -0.75
District of Columbia -0.74
Texas -0.50
Massachusetts -0.43
Minnesota -0.15
Michigan 0.331
Oklahoma 0.403 

Source: EPI Analysis of Current Population Survey microdata, 2007Q3–2014Q3

View the underlying data on epi.org.