Where the New Jobs Are in 2014

States in the south and the west expected to show biggest gains.

By Carla Murphy Jan 14, 2014

North Carolina, where President Obama will speak about the economy on Wednesday, ranks 11th for job growth in 2014. Texas and California lead nationwide, according to new analysis from Moody’s, the global economic forecasting firm.

While Obama is expected to highlight manufacturing during tomorrow’s N.C. State University appearance, construction, healthcare and retail are where the new jobs are–especially out west and in the south. See how your state fares on Stateline.