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Top 10 States Most Impacted by Coronavirus Pandemic

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Top 10 States Most Impacted by Coronavirus Pandemic


June 1, 2020
Vermont Street
By SeanPavonePhoto

The housing market may be recovering, but some home builders are still picking up the pieces from declines in construction employment and cancellations. On average, states with government mandated construction shutdowns suffered the most, according to Construction Dive. Even if residential construction could continue, some builders saw sizable increases in cancellations through June in states with strict restrictions for other sectors of the economy. Find out the unemployment numbers for all 50 states. 

The coronavirus crisis has had a negative effect on construction firms across the country but those working in a handful of states, especially those with government-mandated jobsite shutdowns, have been especially hard hit.

A look at government employment statistics and jobsite construction activity pinpoints the states that have been most impacted.

While the most recent Bureau of Labor Statistics' data ​shows deep construction job losses across the country since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, states including Michigan, Pennsylvania and Vermont experienced all-time lows. All but one state — South Dakota — had a decline in construction employment.

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