Some 27 states lost construction jobs from June 2010 to June 2011. Texas was not one of them.
In fact, the state added 26,000 construction jobs during that period — a 4.6 percent increase — according to an analysis of Labor Department data conducted by the Associated General Contractors of America.
Among other states that had increases in their construction workforces were Michigan, Illinois, California and Ohio.
Source: Dallas Business Journal and RECON